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Lake Level

14.63 feet
Last Year: 10.55 feet



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1759 S. Parrott Ave.
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Source: South Florida Water Managernent District
Depth given in feet above sea level
See page 4 for information about
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Clty Opposes plan for reservoir in lake
Main Street reportS trict's (SFWMD) Okeechobee sidered by SFWMD. He said it is up with proposed solutions. The
Service Center, addressed the SFWMD's goal to have 1.2 to 1.4 reservoir within the lake is one of
service to community Okeechobee City Council Tuesday million acre feet of water storage those nine proposals.
on a matter that has caused a lot in order to stop huge pulse re- Mr. Ritter said that one of


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By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
"Apparently we are going to start hav-
ing intelligent meetings," said Okeecho-
bee County Commissioner Joey Hoover
when the Intelligent Meeting Manage-
ment (IQM2)system was presented to
Okeechobee County Commissioners at
their May 13, meeting.
The computer program of IQM2 is
designed to electronically handle all
the paperwork involved with a public
meeting, provide live video streaming
of that meeting and produce the video
on demand after the meeting. A single
application automates the entire meet-
ing process from agenda preparation
to compiling the minutes and providing
for public dissemination. It also includes
features to ensure necessary post meet-
ing actions are tracked to keep action
items from falling through the cracks.
The company claims it is the only
See COUNTY Page 2


Okeechobee News
Gary Ritter, director of South
Florida Water Management Dis-


bee.
Mr. Ritter explained that is only
one of nine proposals being con-


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North Elementary School recently held their annual "Dinner with Dad" or Mom's Night
Off! Dads and kids enjoyed a spaghetti dinner then broke into groups and participated
in fun activities including: building hula huts (structures made with hula hoops) and
then teams trying to knock them down. Home Depot provided flower pots, paints, soil
and seed for students to decorate pots and plant their own plants. Each family had an
opportunity to have their picture taken and then to build a picture frame to take home
to mom. The balloon pop race was a great hit. Dads blew up balloons and kids had
to pop them in a race against with other dads and kids. Above, Victoria and Isabella
Becerra and their dad complete a picture frame at Dinner with Dad.
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a"I t ik it will be a huge cost savings and
be user friendly," was the opinion Cornris-
sioner Hoover stated after Thursday's meet-
ing. He was anxious to see specific areas
where there would be cost savings.
Cornrission Chairman Clif Betts was in
favor of IQM2 also. In a later interview he
pointed out the savings in storage space to
store paper documents.
The prices quoted included a monthly
licensing fee of $975 for MinuteTraq, $430 a
month for MediaTraq and $350 a month for
Electronic Boardroom. The total yearly fee
for all three programs would be $21,060. In
addition, there is a one time training fee of
$5,000-
The company representative, Daryl Blow-
es, agreed to a 90-day free trial of MediaTraq.
It is anticipated that cornrissioners will dis-
cuss this itern again at their next meeting on


May 27.
Donnie Yeates, a deputy clerk who is
responsible for recording the cornrission
rnectings, was tasked with researching the
systern and presenting it to cornrissioners.
Mr. Yeates said that upgrading the current
systern for live video streaming and recov-
ery would cost $17,000 a year. In a later in-
terview he predicted that the county would
subscribe to MinuteTraq and MediaTraq. At
this time he said the county did not really
need Electronic Boardroom which he called
"fluff." However, Mr. Yeates said the cost say-
ings on the other two systerns would pay for
Electronic Boardroom if the county wanted
to use it. He said he looked at one other sys-
tern which did not meet the county's needs
and was more expensive. Several Florida
counties including St. Lucie and Brevard are
currently using IQM2.
Clerk of the courts Sharon Robertson was
pleased with the 90 day trial period. She said
it would give the county time to determine if
the systern meets our needs and determine
the cost savings. She thought that video
streaming would make county government
rnore tansparen .
At this time it is not know when the 90
day trial period will start.
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a total of 15,424 volunteer hours of service
during 2009. That is what Maureen Bur-
roughs reported to during her report on the
organization. They have a nernbership of
153 businesses and 53 individuals and farnily
nernbers. Mrs. Burroughs said OMS erected
the first of four Welcome to Okeechobee
signs on 11.S. 441 S. and provided one schol-
arship to a graduating senior. The organiza-
tion is working on the Adopt a Median pro-
grarn, and is working with the city on the
renovation of the train station. They are also
working on plans for a courthouse park.
OKMS hired an executive director for the
business development board they created.
Plans are under way for the Fourth An-
nual Day of the American Cowboy.
"This year it will be bigger and the drive
will start at the livestock market," said Mrs.
Burroughs.
"Thank you for all Main Street has done,"
said Councillnan Dowling Watford.
Turning to other business, the council
approved a request to change the zoning
classification from residential multiple farn-
ily to cornrercial professional office for
a lot of S.E. Third Street. In addition, the
council awarded a contract in the amount
of $9 5,720.10 to Everglades Farrn Equipment
for a side arrn tractor Inower. The council
also granted release of an easement neces-
sary for construction of the county ernergen-
cy inanagernent center.
In keeping with tradition, the council
agreed to meet only once a month during
the surnrer and approved meeting dates
of June 15 and July 20, with a budget work-
shop and meeting on Aug. 17.
Councilman Clayton Williams gave a re-
port on Central Florida Regional Planning
Council activities. He is the city council rep-
resentative for that organization.
The mayor recognized Donnie Robert-
son for 10 years' service to the city and pro-
claimed the week of June 7-11, to be Code
Enforcement Officers Appreciation Week in
the city.
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of three modules. MinuteTraq aids in the
creation of agenda and minutes. MediaTraq
allows for live video streaming of meetings,
produces that video again on dernand after
the meeting and publishes minutes. The
Electronic Boardroom uses electronic vot-
ing consoles to record voting. Electronic
Boardroom also allows the meeting orga-
nizer to display supporting documentation
on a projector and display voting results on
a screen.
With Electronic Boardroom, it is possible
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that issue. It also displays the vote on that
particular issue and makes all supporting
documents available. The company claims
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chorion sense dictates that this proposal
would have an adverse effect on local con-
Inunities.
Another goal is to avoid adverse impacts
on existing users of lake water.
"That would severely constrain the
Okeechobee Utility Authority," he said.
"Cornpartrnentalizing Lake Okeechobee
would be an ecological disaster," Mr. Ritter
said, adding that the Audubon Society and
other groups concerned with ecology were
against the proposal.
"From our perspective there couldn't be
any worse alternative than that," Mr. Ritter
said even though that proposal will have
to go through the sarne process of public
meetings as the other eight proposals before
SFWMD reaches a final decision. The other
eight proposals all consider reservoirs on
land.
The SFWMD public meeting process in-
cluded a meeting of the Water Resources
Advisory Corniittee in Clewiston on May
20, to discuss the lake reservoir proposal.
The corisernsus of the council was to send
a letter to that cornrittee expressing dis-
approval of the lake reservoir proposal. In
addition, several city officials attended the
meeting to express disapproval.
A strongly worded letter dated May 19,
addressed to Tornry Stroud, SFWMD Dep-
uty Executive Director and signed by Mayor
James Kirk stated in part:
"At the May 18, meeting the Okeechobee
City Council unanimously vocalized their ad-
arnant opposition to any plan that calls for a
reservoir within the boundaries of the lake
but more importantly a north storage area
configuration that we believe will carry with
it severe detrimental economic impact."
Mr. Ritter went on to address pulse re-
leased from the lake to the estuaries. He said
that the 11.S. Arrny Corps of Engineers claims
it takes almost 40 days to drop the lake by
one foot. He went on to say that the lake is a
foot above where it needs to be.
We can't drop it over night," he said.
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Local man injured in auto accident
According to officer Belen Reyna of the Okeechobee City Police Department,
a three-vehicle accident Wednesday morning was caused when Jeffrey Mark
Treece, 49, of Okeechobee, tried to turn left onto S.W. 16th St. from the north-
bound lane of South Parrott Ave. Officer Reyna stated that Mr. Treece turned
his 1996 Chevrolet pickup into the path of this 1999 Chevrolet pickup driv-
en by Elbert Gallaher Kline, 25, of Okeechobee. Mr. Kline was southbound
when the front of his truck collided with the passenger side of Mr. Treece's
pickup, the officer stated.
strucKitnheesleft ehi bthen-
per of a vehicle that was
driven by James Pippin,
66, of Okeechobee, stated
the report. Mr. Treece was
taken to Lawnwood Re-
gional Medical Center in
Fort Pierce by Omni Flight.
No one else was injured,
stated Officer Belen. The
officer's report stated that
Mr. Treece was cited for
failure to yield the right of
way.


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The following individuals were arrested
on felony or driving under the influence
(DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee
City Police Department (OCPD), the Florida
Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
or the Department of Corrections (DOC).
*Susan Ann Hovey, 61, N.W First Park-
way, Okeechobee, was arrested May 14, by
Detective Susan Morrison on a felony charge
of false and fraudulent insurance claim and
a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police
report. She was released on her own recog-
nizance.
*Charles Allen Fox, 20, U.S. 441 N.,
Okeechobee, was arrested May 14, by Dep-
uty Joseph Hall on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging him with violation of pro-
bation possession of oxycodone and viola-
tion of probation possession of morphine.
He is being held without bond.
*Lewis Drake Campbell, 40, Fort Lauder-
dale, was arrested May 15, by Deputy Lieu-
tenant Keith Murnish on a warrant charging
him with dealing in stolen property and giv-
ing false information to a pawnbroker. His
bond was set at $25,000.
*Edgar Vazquez Delgado, 27, S.E. 10th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 16, by
Officer Belen Reyna on a felony charge of
grand theft-auto and misdemeanor charges
of possession of marijuana under 20 grams
and driving while license suspended. His
bond was set at $5,000.
*William Joseph McClinton, 43, U.S. 441
S.E., Okeechobee, was arrested May 17, by
the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force on a
charge of obtaining prescription by fraud
(nine counts). His bond was set at $7,425.
*Justin Brian Wolf, 21, S.E. 26th St. '
Okeechobee, was arrested May 17, by Dep-
uty Patricia Massung on an Okeechobee
t tntth wrato ehrgn $2 wth0.felony
*Renee Trevino, 29, N.W 37th Ave.
Okeechobee, was arrested May 18, by
Deputy Jason Hickman on an Okeechobee
County warrant charging him with posses-
sion of a controlled substance (alprazolam).


His bond was set at $2,500.
*Bradley Justin Sheltra, 25, S.W Third
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 18,
by the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force
on a charge of possession of a controlled
substance (adderall). His bond was set at
$500
5,0 elena M. Billie, 40, Hawkspur Lane
Okeechobee, was arrested May 18, by Dep'
uty Cari Arnold on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging her with violation of pro-
bation driving under the influence. She is
being held without bond.
*Jeremy Lamont Jones, 23, N.W 16th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 18,
by Deputy Yamil Astacio on a felony charge
of criminal mischief and a misdemeanor
charge of petit theft. His bond was set at
$1,500.
*James Warren Smith, 20, U.S. 441
S.E., Okeechobee, was arrested May 18, by
Deputy Bryan Holden on an Okeechobee
County warrant charging him with cruelty to
animals. His bond was set at $5,000.
*Troy Allen Wells, 41, Center Street,
Okeechobee, was arrested May 19, by Depu-
ty Jason Hickman on a fugitive warrant from
Kentucky charging him with felony child ne-
glect. He is being held without bond.
*Chase Everett Zureich, 24, N.E. 96th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 19, by
Deputy Lt. Keith Murrish on warrants charg-
ing him with amended violation of proba-
tion grand theft and amended violation of
probation escape. He is being held without
bond.
*Thomasine J. Jumper, 31, N.E. Jones
Road, Okeechobee, was arrested May 19, by
Deputy Thomas Kitchen on a charge of no
driver's license habitual offender. Her bond

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listed here who is later found innocent or
has had the charges against them dropped
is welcome to inform this newspaper. The
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Lake levelS
*My mother was raised in Ft. Pierce and
told me that the natural level of the lake used
to be around 10 feet and the natural shore
line in the wet season was about where
Brantleys is now.

Advice for the graduateS
*Go to work for the government. They
have all our money.

Break inS
*My residence has recently been the
target of two break in's within the past few
months. First it was my house, and just last
night it was my car. Of course I called the
cops and they said there was nothing they
could do. They came out and "took finger-
prints" but of course it will end up no-where
just like the house break in. Many of my per-
sonal papers were stolen, as well as many
expensive items from clothing, shoes, etc. as
I had just went shopping and left the items in
my car due to the rain. However, they also
stole other items that was quite weird such
as tanning lotion, used makeup, insurance
paperwork, useless keys etc. I would really
like to get to the bottom of this so if anyone
has any information on this I am offering a
reward. If you can help, post a message on
the www.newszap.com forum.
*I wouldn't be able to help you to actu-
ally recover your losses, but here are some
suggestions as they will likely hit you again,
Get some night vision security cameras. Ac-
tually, they are not expensive at all, I am a
74 year old woman and have installed them
myself. We haven't lost a thing since the in-
stallation, except for in the barn where there
are no cameras. After you install cameras
make sure all your friends and neighbors
know they are there. Watch them on a mon-
itor, record them with a tape. People don't
like being on candid camera when they are
stealing


*It is very probably someone right there
in your neighborhood. Couple of years ago
we had a burglary on a Memorial Day week-
end. .Someone had to have been watch-
ing and saw us leave with some friends
and their boat. We weren't gone but two
hours but when we got home someone had
backed up into our yard in broad daylight
and loaded up everything they could get
their hands on. We know they had to have
had a vehicles and probably a truck because
of the amount of things taken and the size of
things like TVs and stereos off the screened
locked porch. They went through the shed
and took everything of value and also took
about $3,000 dollars of fishing stuff belong-
ing to us. We think we know who it was but
no proof so the police couldn't really do any-
thing like searching their homes, etc.
*Check the local pawn shops yourself as
the detectives will usually check the pawn
shops right after the burglary but usually
only pull "pawn shop detail" once a month.
And then there are the out of town pawn
shops which never get checked by locals.
Don't forget the flea markets too.
*We also had a break-in a few months
ago. They took my purse and my husbands
cell phone. They bypassed all of my electron-
ics including a digital camera. Probably just
kids. It was a nightmare cancelling my credit
cards., checking account, etc. We installed a
security system and put up signs. Problem
solved. An officer dusted for prints but I hold
out no hope of them ever getting caught.

Immigration
*I wonder if many Americans know that
when an illegal from Mexico is here work-
ing, they can go and get an I-TIN number
to file their taxes from our government and
if they have children whether they are here
or still in Mexico as dependents, can claim
those children and/or dependents and are
able to get refunds. Now they don't get as
much as an American citizen receives for
their children and/or dependents, but I'm
wanting to know why they should be able to
file taxes for returns at any rate?
*At least with an ITIN they are paying
their fair share of taxes; however, a morato-
rium was put in place back on Jan. 1, 2010.
I don't mind immigrants. Do it legally. Sup-
port yourself. Pay your fair share of taxes,
and stay off our welfare system!


Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy

FFA students honored
Valerie McKee (above, right) was honored at the May 11, meeting of the
Okeechobee County School Board for being appointed as an officer on the
State FFA Board. She is pictured with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Pat
Cooper. Below, Members of the Florida State Champion Okeechobee High
School FFA Team were also honored. Left to right are Dr. Cooper, Kelsey
Burnham, Ashley Hassan and Brittany Serrano.


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Weather forecast for Okeechobee County
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Local Forecast
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near
92. East wind between 5 and 10 Inph.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low
around 69. East wind between 5 and 10
Inph.
Extended Forecast
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high
near 90. East wind between 5 and 15 Inph.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a
low around 68. East northeast wind between
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Ted A. Reuter
YAKIMA, WA -Reuter, Ted A. passed away
May 15, 2010 in a drowning accident in Yakima,
Washington.
He was born Janu-
ary 17, 1964 in India-
napolis, Ind., to
Nancy (Hughes) and
Joseph Reuter.
Ted grew up in
Okeechobee, FL and
Yakima, Wash. He
graduated from Ei-
senhower High
School in 1983. Ted
enjoyed golf, hiking,
and a life
at sea as a commercial fisherman. Ted
prided himself in his ability to work hard and
endure. He was a kind-hearted man who will be
missed.
He is survived by his mother, Nancy Hughes;
his brother, 'Ibdd Reuter, both of Spokane,
Wash.; his stepmother, Jean Reuter, of Fortville,
Ind.; and his daughter, Nicole of Arlington, Tex-
as.
Rtede is .rcee in d .by his father, Joseph
Our heartfelt thanks go to the Gleed Fire Dis-
trict and other rescuers who attempted to save

T lieu of flowers, please send donations to
Gleed Fire District, 81 N. Gleed Road, Yakima'
WA 98908.
Visitation Friday, May 21, 2010 from 3:00 p.m.
to 7:00 p.m. at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home'
2203 N. Division, Spokane, WA.
Funeral Service Saturday, May 22, 2010 at
I1:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Please visit Ted's memorial and leave a condo-
lence at: www. hennesseyfuneralhomes .com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hennes-
sey-Smith Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.

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May 21, 2010


Janel Chastity Billie
HOLLYWOOD, FLA- Janel Chastity Billie, age
28, of Hollywood, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010.
Janel worked for the Seminole Tribe of Florida
as the Non Residence Cultural Director, which
included the tribal traditions of sewing and the
arts and crafts.
She is survived by her son, Anthony Gentry;
daughters, Melinda G~entry, Melina Gentry, Na-
leah Billie; son, Hinton Anderson, Jr.; and
daughters, Tiyanni Anderson, and Jayla Billie all
of Brighton.
Her surviving parents are Nadine 'Ibmmy Bert
(Pernell) of Brighton, and Tomy Billie of Holly-
wood.
Janel's surviving siblings are her brothers, An-
gel Billie of Miss., Paul Billie of Brighton, Pernell
Paul Bert of Brighton, Antonio Billie of Holly-
wood, Tomy Billie, Jr. of Hollywood and omy
Billie of Hollywood as well as sister Lylliann Bil-
lie. She is also survived by her grandmother Jen-
nie Snow of Brighton and numerous uncles,
nieces, nephews and cousins.
Graveside services will be held Friday, May 21,
2010 at 10 a.m. at the Ortona Cemetery in Orto-
na, Fla.,
Interment to follow with Rev. Howard Micco
officiating.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of Matthew & Paul Buxton with the Buxton-
Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, 4550
Hwy 441 North. 863-357-7283.

Blas S. Aguilar, Sr.
OKEECHOBEE -Blas S. Aguilar, Sr, age 85 of
(l, i... d ..In, died Thursday, May 20, 2010 in
Re au bnlm teallruary 3, 1925 in San Antonio,
Texas ao the latedChe illo and Marcella A uillar.of

( 1.. In d..., daughters, Guadalupe (Oriel)
RM gel, ( os )en~dal er aalJose)Ol~ugu r'
bee; 20 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren;
andh ix gre -great-gra dci den so atra,
May 22, from 4 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
Services will be held on Sunday, May 23 at
1:00 p.m. in the Buxton Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
All arrangements are entrusted to the loving
car o t~he Btuxt n Funerkal Hombe andl.Cr mto-

condolences may be made at www.buxtonfu-
neralhome.com.


John Irvine
ST PETERSBURG, FLA -John Edward Irvine,
resident of the Masonic Home of Florida, Saint
Petersburg, Florida,
passed away on
Wednesday, May 6,
2010, at the age of ..
89.
John was born Feb
3, 1921 in Owens
Station, Ohio, to
Ransom and Leona *~l
(Solomon) Irvine.
He is survived by
his sons, John R Ir-
vine of Cotati, Calif.,
and Gary
L Irvine of San Leandro, Calif.; step
daughter, Bonnie Lantz of Mount Gilead, Ohio;
sisters, Wanda Haynie of Alpharetta, Ga., and
Ruby Daniels of Wilmington, Ohio; seven
grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren,
with one more on the way.
He was preceded in death by his wife of twen-
ty-nine years, Dorothy Ihl .~ ne. II Irvine who
died in 1975, and his wife of thirty-four years,
Marie (Gibson) Irvine who died in 2009, and his
brother Don Irvine who died in 2001.
John was a veteran of WWII, serving over four
years as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army in the
European Theatre in Lyon, France, and Basra,
Iraq. He was a cook and told stories about the
enormous meals he fixed. When he came
home he never could cook meals in family-size

Axf rnsthe war he attended an agriculture col-
lege on the GI Bill, and then purchased a 120
acre farm from his father, in Chesterville, Ohio,
where he had0m if cofws,loy g ch ad n

oats, and raised his family. He farmed for over
twenty years and then sold the milk cows and
half of the farm.
John began working for the
Surge Milking Machine Company in 1955, sell-
ing equipment to other farmers for five years. In
1960 he then went to work for General Motors
in Mansfield, Ohio, first as a pressman, then
moving up into the quality assurance depart-
ment. He sold the rest of the farm in 1967 when
he moved to Mansfield.
mOn dhisore~tirementy e e90 Jhi ean n Marie
(il.. .. l. l. .- and Lake Placid before moving
into the Masonic Home in 2008.
While in Flori-
da he took up fishing, purchasing a boat and
catching fish for their evening meals. Missing
the farm, he took up gardening with a special
love for roses.
John delighted in family gatherings with the Ir-
vine and Messenger clans, enjoying his love of
food and family.
He was an active member of
the Methodist Church and Masons wherever he
lived, becoming a past master of Chesterville
Masonic Lodge 238. He is remembered for his
hard work, honesty, since of humor, and patri-
otism.
A memorial service will be held at the Chapel
of the Masonic Home of Florida, on June Ist at
2:00 p.m., 3201 1st Street NE, Saint Petersburg,
Florida 33704.
John will be interned in Florida National Ce-
metery, Bushnell, Florida with full military hon-
ors alongside his wife Marie.


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it will be.
So now, all he can do is engage in pre-
dictive analysis to determine just how much
water must be released -- the Corps only has
the ability to release water six times slower
than rainy or stormy events are able to pour
it into the lake so pre-planning is essential.
According to him, heavy rain events, a
storm or a hurricane, has the potential of in-
troducing up to four full feet of water to the
lake, an "adrenaline" rush of liquid.
The analysis also considers the require-
ment of the lake's own ecosystem and why
the Corps could never keep the lake level at
a very low measure, either.
"If we get it right, we're a hero because
it retains the water you want and it protects
the people," he said. "If we get it wrong,
then we got people's lives and property at
stake. You have a plan to get it right, but you
might not get it right."
The colonel also discussed the work
around the dike as coming along steadily.
The area which is now being worked on is
called Reach 1, which focuses on the Paho-
kee/Belle Glade/South Bay area. It has been
identified as having the highest chances of
failure.
The first measure, although the colonel
stressed that this was simply one measure
among several, includes installing a cutoff
wall into the dike 70 to 80 feet deep to "re-
duce the permeability of the structure."
yeahias has bn worked on for thd as fe"'
expected to be finished until past 2020.
He is cognizant of the power of the lake.
"I refer to it as the sleeping giant," he
said. "I remember the first time I went out
on Lake Okeechobee. It was a beautiful sun-
ny day when we arrived. Before I knew it, I
closed my eyes and opened them again and
the rain was coming in horizontal, the winds
peaked back up to 50, 60 miles an hour. I
looked out at the horizon at the water and
I saw the whitecaps and I thought for a sec-
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By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
INI Florida
"When it comes to it, at the end of the
day, I'm the guy that's responsible and ac-
countable for what's happening to the lake,
period. If you need to put a face to it, this is
the Idemof th CeI tsn Ct Hall cham-
bers, Colonel Alfred Pantano, a top official
at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE)
stood and spoke like a man with a large
weight on his shoulders.
"It makes me sick. It makes me sick to
know what we're doing," he said. "I'm here
to face you all, and confront it, and be hon-
est with it.
More so than most government officials,
Colonel Pantano, walking into Monday
night's Clewiston city meeting in full mill-
tary garb, thin black-nimmed glasses and a
shaved head, spoke without reservation.
He is at the top of a long chain of supervi-
sors, managers, representatives, engineers,
contractors and sub-contractors who are
focused on ensuring the safety of residents
living, and property located, near Lake
Okeechobee, the second largest freshwater
lake in the continental United States.
The occasion for his visit, and that of oth-
er senior officials who also find themselves
working week in and week out on the resto-
ration of the 143-mile dike -- they lined the
east wall of the chamber almost completely
on Monday -- was a message that the lake is
far too high now -- fully two feet higher than
a regulation schedule would have it, and
four feet higher than last year's dry season --
and that releases to the Caloosahatchee and
St. Lucie canals are necessary.
"We're in May and we haven't even hit

thewe cnet ts a simple : When lake
levels rise, so do the chances that a failure
or a breach can occur at some point along
the levee system. The fear is, should such a


breach occur, and water levels be sufficient-
ly high when it would, many lives, especially
those of residents living in the south and
southeast sections of the lake, would be in
danger. .
The simple answer to minimize this pos-
sibility is to drain water from the lake. This
becomes a complicated proposition, espe-
cially for Colonel Pantano, because what oc-
curs when he does this is that estuaries be-
ing fed the water, at capacities of up to 4,000
cubic feet per second, are harmed.
Ecosystems absorbing the impact of this
very unnatural event compromises the ani-
mals living in those estuaries, and threatens
to undo the very work the colonel's team is
tasked with carrying out.
"Our focus as a district, more so than any
dititin te corps, is ecosystem restora-
tion," he said. "I want you to know up front,
it pains us, it really does, it pains us to put
this water into those estuaries. It's absolute-
Ilh tamagn and destroying the estuaries.
But the fact is that the lives of people out-
weigh the lives of those animals, he seemed
to say. The chorus of criticism from people
living on either coast in vehement opposi-
tion of the releases into their waterways is
an unfortunate circumstance.
"As much as I love the environment, and
as much as I care about the ecosystem ... I
can't do anything to jeopardize human life,
he said. "That's not gonna happen. You have
my commitment that that's not gonna hap-

peThough never mentioning the state's plan
to acquire eUS eSua iad fi cty gt ee co o

south isn't feasible yet, though he hopes that


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By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
There is a new facility at OKee Tantie
Campground and Marina and the best thing
about it is that it did not cost the county any-
thing. .
The newest attraction at the park is
a bandshell on the Kissirnree River.
Okeechobee County Administrator Lyndon
Bonner said the project was completed "on
time and under budget."
The good thing about this $200,000 proj-
ect is that it was paid for entirely with a grant
from a Florida Recreation Development As-
sistance Program Grant.
The project got under way at an erner-
gency meeting of Okeechobee County
Corniissioners on Dec, 1, 2009. Mr. Bon-
ner said that the reason for the emergency
meeting was that the grant had to be used
by April 30, 2010. Originally the grant was to
purchase campground equipment for 215
campsites. However, because of hurricane
darnage, the county does not have 215 rent-
able campsites at this time. Therefore the
board followed Mr. Bonner's recornrenda-
tion and approved the change in grant use.
Mr. Bonner felt the bandstand would be
a real addition to the park and would be
low maintenance. The material care in a
pre-forined kit at a cost of $54,927. The re-


Inainder of the grant was disbursed to local
contractor Mark Brandel to assemble the
kit and for other iterns such as engineering,
concrete, and electrical work.
It was hoped that the bandstand would
be completed in time for a planned Okee
Tantie Farnily Festival on March 3. However,
that festival was cancelled. Mr. Bonner said
that was a good thing since the county de-
cided to take a little longer and do it right.
However, it was completed before the April
30 deadline.
The bandstand is built on a concrete slab
raised 24 inches from ground level. It is 50
feet wide at the front and ab out 40 feet deep.
The sides taper back to about a 40 foot width
in the back. The metal roof is supported by
metal columns and there is a wooden ceil-
ing. The roof is higher in the front that in the
back. A storage room at the rear of the open
structure forms a backdrop.
"This is going to be one of our premier
facilities," the administrator said at the Dec.
1, meeting.
At their last meeting on May 13, the
cornrission discussed but failed to reach
agreement on a rental fee schedule for the
bandstand. That itern could corne up again
at the May 27, meeting. The bandstand can
be used for anything except fishing tourna-
Inents. Those are accornrodated across
the road at C. Scott Driver Park.


Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
This is the new bandstand at Okee Tantie Campground and Marina that will be
ready for use as soon as Okeechobee County Commissioners set a schedule
for rental fees.




Special Ma istr ate set s


fine for code violation


insurance settlement. However, there was
no written record of this agreement. He said
he had finally reached a settlement and had
hired a contractor to build a new house. The
contractor said he could have the house
completed in 180 days. Ms. Nichols ruled
that Mr. Morris had to remove the RV from
the property by June 10. However she de-
creed that the shed could remain on the
property until the November hearings.
Howard and Gail Richards had previously
been ordered to obtain the necessary per-
Inits and final inspections for the unperinit-
ted building on their S.E. 61st Drive lot. Mrs.
Albert said they had hired a contractor and
were having plans drawn up. Therefore their
compliance date was moved to June 10.
Penny Chaisson was fined $15 a day be-
ginning May 19 and continuing every day an
unperinitted structure remains on her N.W
18th Street property.
Because Phillip Mc Callister has made
progress toward removing the condemned
mobile horne on is S.E. 37th Way property
he was given an extension until June 10.
Since Gloria Jean Vonerau has hired an
architect and was making progress toward
bringing her N.E. 103rd Avenue property into
compliance she was given until June 10.
The case against James H. Myers and
William K. Day was not heard due to lack of
proper notification. The Melba Franklin case
was continued upon written request.
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Landowner given more time
to get pole barn permit;
RV must be removed from
S.E. 21 Ct. lot by June 10

By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
During code violation hearings on Tues-
day afternoon, May 18, Special Magistrate
Lois Nichols imposed a fine in one case and
set compliance dates in six others.
Code enforcement officer Beth Albert
noted that Marjorie S. Paige, trustee, had
made progress toward cleaning up her S.R.
70 property. Therefore special magistrate
Nichols gave her until June 10 to finish the
task.
Jacob Nisson was charged with building
a pole barn without a building permit on
N.E. 138th Street. He appeared with his ar-
chitect and stated that he had applied for a
permit and the plans needed to be reviewed
before a permit could be issued. He was
given until June 10 to obtain the permit and
a final inspection.
David Morris had been charged with liv-
ing in an RV and having outdoor storage and
an unperinitted shed on his S.E. 21st Court
property. Mr. Morris discussed his legal deal-
ings with his insurance company over a
structure that had been darnaged by Hurri-
cane Francis. He said the previous building
official had given hirn permission to live in
an RV on his property until he received an


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More child abuse charges filed against Coleman


TeenHR 8 171 sentenced


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Ashby-Harden was arrested that same hitting her in the head if she lowered her
day on a felony charge of child abuse/ne- foot onto the floor; and, wiping the child's
glect -failure to protect. She was booked face with her soiled diaper.
into the county jail under a bond The report goes on to denote in-
of $10,000. She is currently free on I L Icidences in which the toddler was
bond. spanked so violently by Coleman
Mr. Albright said no new charges I ~ Ithat her buttocks were bruised, even
were filed against Ashby-Harden. though she was wearing a diaper.
Ashby-Harden was charged be- At some point Ashby-Harden ap-
cause she apparently knew about P parently told her boyfriend to stop
the alleged abuse of her child but I s spanking the baby and the bruising
did not report it to authorities. L~ healed, the report stated.
The child, who suffered bruis- John T. The detective also described an
ing to both the left and right sides Coleman incident where Coleman "snatched"
of her brain and bleeding on the the child out of the bath tub by her
brain, has since been released from St. left arm because she was screaming and hit
Mary's Hospital in West Palm Beach. She her in the mouth with his hand. The blow
has been taken from her mother and is in split the baby's lip, stated Detective Lowe.
the custody of her grandparents. During questioning, the detective stated,
Besides a multitude of bruising to her Coleman blamed Ashby-Harden's 4-year-old
face and body, the toddler also suffered bi- son for the baby's injuries.
lateral retinal bleeding, an impact fracture to The alleged abuse came to an end after
her right elbow and injuries to the ligaments Department of Children and Families (DCF)
in her neck. representatives and OCSO Deputy Sarah
According to an arrest report by Detec- Green went to the home and they could not
tive Bryan Lowe of the Okeechobee County wake baby.
Sheriff's Office (OCSO), Coleman would According to Detective Lowe, Coleman
watch the child while Ashby-Harden was at had thrown the baby into the air with such
work. The couple lived together in a home force that she hit her head on a wooden ceil-
on U.S. 98 N. ing beam. When Coleman caught her, she
Detective Lowe's report states that Cole- was reportedly limp in his arms. He then put
man's abuse of the child included: spanking the child in bed, the report added.
the baby with a paint stick wrapped with Detective Lowe said a concerned indi-
electrical tape so it wouldn't split; making vidual contacted DCF about the suspected
the child stand on one leg in a corner, then abuse.









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The Humane Society Pet Rescue will hold a Yard Sale to benefit the rescued animals.
All proceeds will be used to for the use of saving lives of animals. Please help by donat-
ing unwanted items, drop off 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shelter, 1203 Hwy 98 N. Donations
for the pets can also be dropped off at the same location. Volunteers to help with the
carnn of do s, office duties, and fundraising are needed. The yrd sale will be held on
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Okeechobee News


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
Assistant State Attorney Ashley Albright
takes the crime of child abuse very seriously
as evidenced by the nine new charges filed
against John T. Coleman.
Mr. Albright issued a warrant charging
Coleman, 26, with nine counts of aggra-
vated child abuse malicious punishment.


Those charges go on top of the two charges
-- aggravated child abuse and child abuse/
neglect -- on which Coleman was originally
arrested.
Per the new warrant, Coleman is to be
held without bond in the Okeechobee
County Jail.
Coleman was first arrested on April 29, for
allegedly abusing the 2-year-old daughter of
his girlfriend, Amanda Lynn Ashby-Harden.


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
An Okeechobee woman entered into a
plea deal with the state and was then sen-
tenced as a youthful offender by Circuit
Court Judge Robert Be-
lan er
Glynda Dickerhoff
19, N.E. 98th St., entered
a plea of no contest and
was sentenced Monday,
May 17, to spend the next
18 months of her life in
the Department of Cor-
rections (DOC). Glynda
Dickerhoff was 18 Dickerhoff
when she was arrested
on charges of armed burglary of a dwell-
ing, grand theft firearm (three counts) and
dealing in stolen property (two counts).
The charges stemmed from two cases.
Under her plea deal, she was sentenced
rn ly con f td an el heft irear mna
seconsdo as nhei wsa sentnc nton two
She was sentenced to 18 months on
each case, with the sentences to run
concurrently. She was given credit for
the 92 days she had already served in the
Okeechobee County Jail.
Once Dickerhoff is released from the
DOC, she will be placed on probation for a
te~rmn fonur years She will also have to pay
According to arrest reports by Detective
Rick Durfee of the Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office (OCSO), Dickerhoff was in-
volved in the theft of 12 guns, ammunition,
a DVD player and amplifier from a home.


tickerhfe ac fetl ltrdd aaI st le
gun for $50 worth of methamphetamine.
In other sentencing held Monday:


*David Chipman, 52, was sentenced to
a year in the county en-
tered a plea of no contest
to a charge of posses-
sion of cocaine. Upon
his release, he will be on
probation for a period
of 25 months. Chipman
received credit for the
29 days he had already
served in the county jail. Dvd
He was also ordered to Cimn
pay court fees and costs Chpa
totaling $1,220.
Judge Belanger ruled that Chipman's
probation can be terminated after six
months if all of those fees and costs are
paid. Chipman was also ordered to surren-
der his driver's license for a period of two
yasAndy Serrano, 25, was sentenced to

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no contest to charges of battery on a law
enforcement officer and resisting a law
enforcern n of ier widh viol n ed H e- w
served in the county jail. ars eotb

OCSO Deputy Jason
Hickman stated that Ser-
rano told him "I'm crazy"
and then fought with him
trd tw~oepoher Hdepkuties
had tried to handcuff
the Hialeah man. With
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Students of the Week at South Elementary School for the week of May 14,
were: Analisa Amaya, Martin Soto, Raymond Sandoval, Sarah Dodd, Jacey
White, Hayle Padgett, Raquel Todd, Neydi Garcia, Yatzel Martinez Aguinaga,
Jan Calderon, Cole Carpenter, Ashley Travieso, Dylan Smith, Nissan Uddin,
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Okeechobee Senior Services has funds available to assist low income Seniors (60
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Call Kim at 863-462-5180 for further information.(
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She is a spayed female Boxer mix
who is loving and full of play. Vicki
needs a nice home with an 6 foot
fence. She likes to jump regular
fences to play with neighborhood
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the week of June 7-11 to be Code
Enforcement Off ice rs'Appreci ation
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By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Jonathan Crawford already has a college
scholarship in his back pocket as he looks to
take the next step in his baseball career.
Craw -
ford has
also earned
a lot of in-
terest from
pro teams
as they get
ready for
the Major
Leag ue
Base ball
amateur
draft which
is held in
early June
Jonathan~ Crwfr Cr
Jonatan Crwfordford haad a
excellent senior year for the Brahmans as he
had a microscopic earned run average of
1.06, and struck out 89 batters in just 52 in-
nings of work. He routinely touched the low
90's on his fastball.
Crawford said he is keeping his options
open about his future, "It is pretty exciting
but I'll take it one step at a time. I can't get


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Bank supports YMCA
Bank of America recently donated $500 to help with the Okeechobee YMCA
Summer Camp project. Present for the presentation of the donation check
were (left to right) Yogi Desai, Paulette Wise/Branch Manager, Brandon Tuck-
er/YMCA Board of Director, Teresa Chandler/YMCA Board of Director, Nancy
Raddatz and Janet Bishop.
The YMCA Summer camp will run June 14-Aug. 13, at the Grace Brethren
Church in Okeechobee. This year's camp theme is "Wild Earth." Scholar-
ships are available for low income children.
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discounts on initial telephone installation and basic monthly telephone service to qualifying low-
income consumers. Link-Up helps these consumers pay the initial costs of getting telephone
service. Lifeline provides certain discounts on monthly service for qualified subscribers.

Lifeline and Link-Up are available to qualifying consumers in every U.S. state (territory and
commonwealth). Qualifications for participation vary by state. States with their own programs
have their own criteria. In states that rely solely on the federal program, the subscriber must par-
ticipate in one of the following programs: Medicaid, food stamps, Supplemental Security
Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance or the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Program (LIHEAP), Head Start, the National School Lunch Program's Free Lunch Program,
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or if the Household annual gross income is at
or below 135% of the federal poverty level.
The amount of the discounts also varies by state. Link-Up helps qualified low-income con-
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up fee, up to $30, for qualified households.
Residents of American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal lands may qualify for an additional $25
of enhanced Lifeline support monthly and up to $70 of expanded Link-Up support beyond cur-
rent levels. An individual living on tribal lands may also qualify for Lifeline and Link-Up dis-
counts if he or she participates in one of the above programs or one of the following federal pro-
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too far ahead of myself," he said.
Teams like the Colorado Rockies, Kansas
City Royals, and New York Mets have been
among the teams that have contacted Craw-
ford.
He said the key to his decision will be the
round he is drafted in and the amount of
bonus money and contract money the team
offers.
"I think I'll get drafted. It depends on
what they offer. The University of Florida is a
very good school for baseball and academ-
ics. It will be a good opportunity for me ei-
ther way," he added.
Crawford will likely host a small party and
watch the draft live and expects to be pep-
pered with phone calls over the next couple
of weeks.
The first year player draft, also known as
the Rule 4 draft is MLB's primary mechanism
to assign amateur baseball players from high
schools, colleges and other amateur base-
ball clubs. The first draft was held back in
1965. Okeechobee has had several players
drafted over the years including current IRSC
head coach Mitch Markham.
The draft is held from June 7-9. It is aired
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1902 S. Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee

Pastor Lee Minton (863) 697-8517


Sunday Worship Service
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Sunday School 1 lam
Sunday Night Service 7pm

Wed. Night Bible Study 7pm


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'Your Place of Destiny" Jeremiah 29:11
3666 E. Hwy 70 Ok~eechobee
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Sunday School 9am
Sunday Worship 10am
Tues. & Thurs. 7:30pm
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Okeechobee News


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Samantha Rivero was named the team
most valuable player and Jessica Luna won
the Brahman award at the annual Okeecho-
bee High School Girls Tennis Team Banquet
on May 15.
First year Coach Amanda Van Camp said
her team had a number of incredibly tal-
ented but young players this year. The team
finished third at the district tournament and
had thre fr shn neno nne lneu na ms

Walker.
"It was a pretty good year. We were al-
ways ready to go and I think the future is
very bright," she told the crowd. "I was re-
ally proud of them. They played like a young
team but as the season progressed you could
see the progress."
Vanessa Watt won the team player
award. She earned praise for always being
ready to step in and play in whatever match
she was needed in to help the team. Jenna
Rath won the rookie of the year award. Van


Camp said Rath was the only player who al-
ways expected to win her match no matter
who was the opponent. Katherine Ragamat
earned a three year letter award and a team
spirit award. Liz Turner won the team leader
award. Coach Van Camp said Turner really
improved during the season and should have
a very strong senior year next year. Turner
and Ragamat are scholar athletes.
Coach Van Camp said she expected the
team to be a district contender for the next
few years, "I think this team will get a lot
stogr. All of he atheh roae sht disttric~ts

we will be strong for the next couple of
years."
Rivero, who played in a USTA tourna-
ment Saturday, is expected to challenge for
district titles for the next three years.
Van Camp said Luna deserved the Brah-
man award because she has a huge heart
and is a huge supporter of her teammates,
"She wants to learn, she wants to play and
she wants to get better. She is always the first
girl to get on the court and always cheered
on the other girls."


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Church
Non-Denominational
3055 SE 18th Terrace
(Corner of Charles Harvey Highway and SE 18th Terr.)
Sunday School: Adult & Children 9:30am
Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:30am
Wednesday Carry-In Dinner 6pm;
Bible Study 7pm
Youth Class Available during Worship
*Nursery Available at all services
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 1:30 -4:30pm


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Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Vanessa Watt won the team player Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
award at Saturday's banquet for girls Jenna Rath won the rookie of the year
tennis. award.


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Throughout the week
Come As You Are


Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Katherine Ragamat earned a three
year letter and scholar athlete award.


Girls tennis team honored


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Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Liz Turner earned a team leader award
for girls tennis.





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0HS boys tennis team members honored at banquet


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Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Jonathan Hudoff and Austin Willard
earned awards for their excellent play
in doubles this year.


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By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Zach Fowler won the most valuable
player award and Chris Wegman won the
Brahman award at the May 15, banquet for
the Okeechobee High School Boys Tennis
Team
Fowler earned the respect of his team-
mates for the past four years with his grit
intelligence, and hustle. Wegman played
tennis for the first time this year and played
well at number 5 singles and earned praise


for his attitude and work ethic.
Coach Brian Van Camp said he was very
proud of the guys and said they maintained
a positive attitude despite a tough schedule
this year. The team finished third in the dis-
trict tournament and was just a few points
away from another appearance in the state
regional tourney.
"We hung in there in districts so it was
a very impressive accomplishment. It was a
fun year for me," Van Camp added.
Justin Hoover won the most improved
player award. Max Norman won the most
entertaining award and a three year letter.
Austin Willard and Jonathan Hudoff were
honored for their work as one of the best
doubles teams in the area. They are also
scholar athletes. Zach Fowler also took
home a four year letter award.
"He (Fowler) is 100 percent committed
to tennis. He plays all year long and loves
the sport. He never gave up on a point and
chased down many shots other players
wouldn't even attempt," Van Camp noted.
Fowler said winning the MVP award was
very important to him because it showed
that he worked very hard. He also praised
his teammates for the work they did this
year.
"I think everyone else did a great job. I
played hard but I've always done that. I ney-
er gave up on a ball even if it meant slam-
ming into the fence," he added.
Fowler intends to attend the Art Institute
of Fort Lauderdale and be a video game art


designer. He said he intends to keep playing
tennis as a hobby.
"I wish everyone on the team good luck
next year. I'm going to sorely miss them.
They were like my extended family," he
added.
Van Camp said he expects to see Brah-
man tennis back at the top soon. "I felt we
surprised some kids at the district tourna-
ment. It was a credit to the kids and how
hard they worked to get better. We'll have
younger players next year but you never
know what you might get from the younger
ranks


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Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Zach Fowler was named the boys
tennis team most valuable player for
2010.


Okeechobee News Charles Murphy
Max Norman earned a three year letter
and was named the team's most enter-
taining player.











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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD015
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder
,f the following certlicate has bled said certicate(s) for a tax deed to be
ssued thereon. The certik~ah number and year of Issuance, the descrption
,f the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
:erticate No: 74 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT 3 TRACT 1 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF
51/2 OF TRACT 01 09 34S 33E
1-09-34-33-0A00-00001-3000
jaid property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Uame(s) In which assessed:
CHARLES FSVIRK 3R
Jnless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
juch certik~ah shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
countyy Judicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
Dee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
jHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
)keechobee County, Florida
rs/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
UO0ICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
[n accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
jpecial accommodaton to participate In this proceedings should contact
.ourt Administration no later than seven days prior to tBe proceeding at
!50 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
Nlthin two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
[NG IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352427 on 5/7,14,21,28/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO27
NOIEIS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
isudthereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 187 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Dsrponof Property: LOT P OF TRACT 15 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2
OFS1/2 OF TRACT 15 11 34S 33E
1-11-34-33-0A00-00015-P000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nms)In which assessed:
STCYSSMITH
Unessaid certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
N REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disablities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceedings should contact
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to tBe proceeding at
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
3569ON 5/7,14,21,28/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 531 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Dsrponof Property: LOTS M & N OF TRACT 10 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF
S12OF S1/2 & E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2 OF S1/2 OF TRACT 10 17
3433E
1-17-34-33-0A00-00010-M000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
ACUSANNILUS
Unessaid certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bi der at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJC CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okecoee County, Florida
pRo ICIR. Parrish

NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF190
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needna
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceeding shouldcott
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3567ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO32
NOIEIS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Isudthereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 265 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Dsrponof Property: LOT D OF TRACT 2 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
ON1/20F TRACT 2 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00002-D000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae(s) In which assessed:
LERAY CODNER
MAYLCODNER
Unessaid certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
scu certidit esehnl rbeu ssldto te highes31bid~der atthe Okeekche
be odaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJC CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
e C beount, Florida
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF190
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needna
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceeding shouldcott
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3569ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO44
NOIEIS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 530 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS E & F OF TRACT 10 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF
S12OF N1/2 OF TRACT 10 & E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2 OF N1/2 OF
TAT10 17 34S 33E
1-17-34-33-0A00-00010-E000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
3AQEANNILUS
Unless sa f chat shal b redamehd ahcordbng i laaw,ththe pkroepeht en
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJC CURRENT TAXES

bROBCERTSONloCLdERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceedin should contact
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to te proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352685 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD014
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 73 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOT I OF TRACT 1 E 1/20OF E1/2 OF N1/2 F
S12F TRACT 109 34S 33E
1-09-34-33-0A00-00001-I000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
CALSF SVIRK3R
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poetn
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to ~e poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352426 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD020
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 93 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008

0ecpo 0 T 11pety LT3 03F RACT 11 W1/2 OF W1/2 OFN12
1-09-34-33-0A00-00011-D000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nms)In which assessed:
ACUSANNILUS
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertficate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Con udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, rinda at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceedlln should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to Be proceedings
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3526300ON 5/7,14,21,28/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO31
NTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
isudthereon. The certlk~ah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 261 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOT MOF TRACT 31W 1/20F W1/2OF S12
OFS1/2 OF TRACT 31 12 34S 33E
1-12-34-33-0A00-00031-M000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
FOIALIVING LLC
Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertik~ah shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Oecoe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3568ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD007
NOIEIS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to b
isudthereon. The certlk~ah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 14 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008

s o 0 TPop~erT OL80 B FETRACT 4 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N12
1-08-34-33-0A00-00004-B000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida



Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertik~ah shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
Con udicial Center, July Assembly? Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
be rdaat 10:00 A.M., on the 1 th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERKOF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
N REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceedlln should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to Be proceedings
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3549N 5/7,14,21,28/10


PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT--REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
STATE OF FLORIDA,
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION,
REQUEST FOR PR T OPOS PrksD c t rOque&t ApRo osals for a gaig
a reement for Klssimmee Pralrle Preserve State Pa k
S TE VISIT 6/8/2010@ 10:00 am Local Time
LOCATION: Klssimmee Pralrle Preserve State Park
33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee FI 34972
BID OPENING: 5/17/2010 @ 8:00 am Local Time
BI leLOSINGS ic232a :0ns II eLoca Twnoentci ah eb
40-884-2000, Charles Brown @ 863-462-5360 or by vstgKsime
Pralrle Preserve State Park In Okeechobee, or Recreation andPrk/stct
3 In Apopka
354685 ON 5/16, 19,21,23,26,28/10

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES OF TE
MESETRIC EOR DM TRUS ES FRONODMANORIERTSHTEATAED CLLE AWOLN
B 8 DN5G96AT 3209 VIRGINIA AVENUE, FORT PIERCE, FOIA

PHYSICAL PLAINT COMMITTEE 1:50 RM.
FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE 2:00 RM.
ANY PERSONS SEEKING TO APPEAL THE DECISIONS OF THE BOARDWIH
RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING WILL NEED A
RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE MAY NEEDTO
ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING IS MADE.
355175 ON 5/21/10

NOTICE OF FAIR HOUSING EDUCATION and
CDBG PUBLIC HEARING
The Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a
brief fair housing educational session. The toples will Include an Introduc-
tlon to fair housing laws, the local fair housing ordinance, enforcement and
assistance.
The Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a st
public hearing to obtain comments or suggetions for a proposed FFY209
or 2010 application to the Florida Department of Community Affalls(C)
for a Small Clies Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of upto
$750,000.

Thheeacrea ho I houig neg rhwoh hre llz b cmmeracia z
ureconoi d~evea r t (an snclud such Impo ment abtle sas co
real property, loans to private-for-profit business, rehab htabon of hue
and commercial buildings. For each activity that Is proposed, at least 51%
of te persons beneiting must be In the low or moderate Income range.In
developing an application for submission to DCA, the County must plan 0
minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG atvte,
and Is required to develop a plan to assist di placed persons. Various fac-
tors affectmg the competitve score of the a Ilcation must be considered.
Additional Information regarding the range o activaes that may be under-
taken will be provided at the public hearing.
The sessions will be held during the May 27, 2010 Board meetng that be-
gins at 9:00 a.m. In the Commission meeting room, located at 1728 NW 9h
Avenue, Okeechobee. Questions should be directed to Robble L. Cate,
telephone 863-763-9312 (TDY 1-800-955-8771). The public hearing Is big
conducted In a handicapped accessible location. Any disabled person wish-
Ing to attend the public hearnn and requiring an interpreter or special ac-
cmm datons shuD 83nac 9 h 8eCountyaAtdmllr b sside,prIe e
meeting.
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the fictitious name to wit.
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May 21, 2010 Okeechobee News 21


2010TDO28

er of the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 190 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT G OF TRACT 17 W1/2 OF E1/2 OFS12
OF N1/20OF TRACT 17 11 34S 33E
1-11-34-33-0A00-00017-G000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
KRISTIE HAMBURG
STEVEN 3 HAMBURG
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.



Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons neiga
special accommodation to paricipate In this proceeding should cnat
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352665 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TDO29

er of the following certicate has bled said certicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 228 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT 0 OF TRACT 31 W1/2 OF E1/2 OFS12
OF S1/20OFTRACT 31 11 34S 33E
1-11-34-33-0A00-00031-0000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
JOHN CSWEARINGEN
SHELLEY SWEARINGEN
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons neiga
special accommodation to paricipate In this proceeding should cnat
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352666 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TDO30

er of te following certicate has bled said certicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 245 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT B OF TRACT 18 W1/2 OF E1/2 OFN12
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 18 12 34S 33E
1-12-34-33-0A00-00018-B000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
LEE RAY CODNER
MARY L CODNER
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
special accommodation to paricipate In this proceedl~ should cnat
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to e proceedings
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352667 ON 5/7.14.21,28/10


2010TDO43

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 529 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOTS C & D OF TRACT 10 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF
N1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 10 & W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2 OFN12
OFTRACT 10 17 34S 33E
1-17-34-33-0A00-00010-C000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
ACUSANNILUS
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poetn
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.



Okecoee County, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352682 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TDO40

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descrp-
tinof the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as fol-
lows:
CetiaeNo: 346 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOT E OF TRACT 29 W1/2 OF W1/2 OFS12
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 29 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00029-E000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
KURT F BAUMAN
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poetn
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352679 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TDO39

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descrp-
tinof the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as fol-
lows:
CetiaeNo: 325 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOT K OF TRACT 23 E1/2 OF W1/2 OFN12
OS1/2 OF TRACT 23 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00023-K000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
RIPROCK HOMES INC
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florda at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceed shud otat
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to ~e proceedings
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352677 ON 5/7.14.21,28/10


2010TDO38

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
isudtereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descrip-
tinof the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as fol-

CrcteNo: 321 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOT P OF TRACT 22 E1/2 OF E1/2 OFS12
OFS1/2 OF TRACT 22 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00022-P000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
ROETM LEMMO
Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertik~ah shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.



OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3566ON 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TDO33

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Isudthereon. The certlk~ah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 268 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOT A OF TRACT 4 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/20F
N1/20F TRACT 4 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00004-A000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nms) In which assessed:
CRLHUNTER
LENHUNTER
Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertik~ah shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3561N 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TDO36

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Isudthereon. The certlk~ah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 304 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOT C OF TRACT 17 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N12
OFN1/2 OF TRACT 17 SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP, 34 SOUTH, RNE
33EAST
1-13-34-33-0A00-00017-C000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
M USEGUERLINE
Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertik~ah shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proce II should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to ~e proceedings
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3564ON 5/7.14.21,28/10


2010TDO37

erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descrip
tinof the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as fol-

CetiaeNo: 317 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Dsrponof Property: LOT L OF TRACT 21 W1/20OF W1/20OF N1/2
OFS1/2 OF TRACT 21 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00021-L000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
KIHN DESOUZA
Unessaid certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


Okecoee County, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF190
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needna
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceeding shouldcott
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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2010TD012

erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
isudthereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 71 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Dsrponof Property: LOTS E & F OF TRACT 1 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF
S12OF N1/2 OF TRACT 1 & E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2 OF N1/2 OF
TAT109 34S 33E
1-09-34-33-0A00-00001-E000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
CALSF SIRK 3R
Unessaid certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF190
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needna
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceeding shouldcott
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
3544ON 5/7,14,21,28/10



2010TD011

ofthe following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 52 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT F OF TRACT 23 E 1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2
OFN1/2 OF TRACT 23 08 34S 33E
1-08-34-33-0A00-00023-F000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nms)In which assessed:
JOEHWALNER
VILSALSONE
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.


SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to th proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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2010TD016

of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 77 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS O & P OF TRACT 1 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF
S1/2 OF S1/2 OF TRACT 1 & E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2 OF S1/2 F
TRACT 109 34S 33E
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:

Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 19;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons neiga
special accommodation to paricipate In this proceeding should cnat
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352430 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD013
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 72 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS G & H OF TRACT 1 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF
S1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 1 & E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2 OF N1/2 F
TRACT 109 34S 33E
1-09-34-33-0A00-00001-G000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
CHARLES F SIRK 3R
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 19;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons neiga
special accommodation to paricipate In this proceeding should cnat
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352425 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED



of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 33 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS A & B OF TRACT 16 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF
N1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 16 & W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF N1/2 OF
TRACT 16 08 34S 33E
1-08-34-33-0A00-00016-A000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
JOHN CSWEARINGEN
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 19;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons neiga
special accommodation to paricipate In this proceedl~ should cnat
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to e proceedings
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
352420 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10


2010TD005

ofte following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 3 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOTS E & F OF TRACT 1 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF
S12OF N1/2 OF TRACT 1 & E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2 OF N1/2 F
TAT108 34S 33E
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:

Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poetn
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okecoee County, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED 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
2010TD010
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 49 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOT C TRACT 23 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2 OF
N1/20OF TRACT 23 08 34S 33E
1-08-34-33-0A00-00023-C000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nms)In which assessed:
JOEHWALNER
VILSALSONE
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poetn
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED 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



ofte following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed 0 be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the dsrpin
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 38 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008

Decrip61~~m~~~~tion of Propert:c LOSG&HO RC 8 W12 F NE1/2 OF
TAT18 08 34S 33E
1-08-34-33-0A00-00018-G000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
ONC SWEARINGEN
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poetn
suhcerticate shall be sold to te highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florda at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJCTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilties Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to participate In this proceedlln should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to Be proceedings
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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2010TDO21

erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
isudthereon. The certlkrah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 94 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOTS E & F OF TRACT 11 W1/2 OF W1/2 F
S12OF N1/2 OF TRACT 11 & E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2 OF N1/2 F
TAT1109 34S 33E
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:

Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, thepretyn
suhcertikrah shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED 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
2010TDO26
NOIEIS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed tobe
isudthereon. The certlkrah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 168 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOT P OF TRACT 6 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2 O
S12FTRACT 6 1134S 33E
1-11-34-33-0A00-00006-P000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nms)In which assessed:
AC LYNLCOX
ROADDCOX3R
Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertikrah shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Oecoe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
NORCE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED 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



erof the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to b
isudthereon. The certlkrah number and year of Issuance, thedcrpon
ofthe property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CrcteNo: 11 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Decitnof Property: LOTS I-3 OF TRACT 3 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/
OFS 1/2 OF TRACT 3 & W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF S1/2 OF TRACT
308 34S 33E
1-08-34-33-0A00-00003-I000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Nae5) In which assessed:
ONC SWEARINGEN
SELYSWEARINGEN
Ulssaid certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the poet n
suhcertikrah shall be sold to the highest bidder at theOkehbe
Cont udicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
beFoiaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SBETTO CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
DeuyClerk
N REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 19;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons neiga
sealaccommodaton to participate In this proceeding should contact
CutAdministration no later than seven days prior to te poedn t
20NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.430
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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2010TDO35

erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 295 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT I OF TRACT 14 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2
OFS 1/2 OF TRACT 14 SECTION 13 TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH RANGE
33 EAST
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
S SANSLEWIS
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJC CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Sandra L. Creech
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceedilng should contact
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED 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
2010TDO46
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
ofteproperty, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
CetiaeNo: 544 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS I & 3 OF TRACT 20 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF
N1/2 OF S1/2 OF TACT 20 & W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF S1/2 OF
TAT20 17 34S 33E
1- 17-34-33-0A00-00020-I000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida

Name;'s) ~:Ian which ase:
JONCSWEARINGEN

Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Fodaat 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJC CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF190
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needna
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceeding shouldcott
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
erof the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descrip
onof the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as fol-
lows:
CetiaeNo: 525 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS K & L OF TRACT 4 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF
N1/20F S1/20OF TRACT 04 & W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2 OF S1/2 OF
TAT04 17 34S 33E
1-17-34-33-0A00-00004-K000
Sadproperty being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida

NameFs)1n wh~Ich ss~esed:
0HCSWEARINGEN

Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
suhcertlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Cont udicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 2010.
SUJC CURRENT TAXES
SHRNROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
OkehbeCounty, Florida
s/Robin R. Parrish
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
Inaccordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
sealaccommodation to paricipate In this proceedilng should contact
CutAdministraton no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wihntwo working days of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
IGIMPARIED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO34
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 285 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT C OF TRACT 8 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF N1/20OF TRACT 8 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-0A00-00008-C000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
CFS PRiOPERTIES INC A FLORIDA CORPORATION
CFS PROPERTIES INC. A FLORIDA CORPORATION
MOHAMMAMIAZ UDDIN
ROKEYA SULTANA
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 paricipate In this proceeding should contact
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to te proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working da s of your receipt of this nobce. IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING IMPARIED C LL 1800. 55.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770
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I
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO41
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certicate has bled said certlicate s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descrip
ton of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as fol-
lows:
Cetlicate No: 523 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008

SD sc pb nNo PrperTyCLOTO 1 BF20 TR1CT 4 WS1/2200F W/2 O
TRACT 04 17 34S 33E
1-17-34-33-0A00-00004-E000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
JOHN CSWEARINGEN
SHELLEY SWEARINGEN
Unless said certicate shall be redeemed according to law t poey In
such certlicate shall be sold to the highest bi der at thte dkr eceh ee
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of ~une, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Oe~e obee Coun Florida
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 paricipate In this proceedlln should contact
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to Be proceeding at
250 NW Countr Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
wthin tw woD Cng da{.s o y receipt of hisAn~obtc.I O AR DHE L

32606O 5057014,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO24
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the descripton
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 137 Year of Issuance: May 30, 2008
Descripton of Property: LOT L OF TRACT 15 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N1/2
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 15 SECTION 10 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONI-
ZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33
EA~SOT ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOK4, PAGES 3-3E, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
1-10-34-33-0A00-00015-L000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s)In which assessed:
LASELVE E PINNOCK
Unles sid erbcate shal b reeeme acordng o la, te popet n
sunzsetlhate '":"hal o d to hd cihst bde awththe Okrepchehe
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 paricipate In this proceeding should contact
Court Administraton no later than seven days prior to te proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370
within two working days of your receipt of this nobce. 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
2010TDO22
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the description
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 118 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descrption of Property: LOT 3 OF TRACT 4 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 4 SECTION 10 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONI-
ZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33
EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 4, PAGES 3-3E, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
1- 10-34-33-0A00-00004-3000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
RAMDASS RUPCHAND
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certicate shall be sold to te highest bi der at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 Disablities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate In this proceedlln should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to Be proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, 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
2010TDO23
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the description
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 127 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008

Cerilpbo Of Propy S 12/20pFN FOT L M CT 9S C1TI2 F1E1/
TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP
34 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 3-3E, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC
RF ORD4S 0F KEY 000BE 000UNTY, FLORIDA.
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida

0aes El Kw Ec asesd:

Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certicate shall be sold to te highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 Disablities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to pa lacpate In this proceedings should contact
ult dd oni r tlolub rliae, Poan Ss.Le, ln da jopo3 986,elp77 Se0 43 0
IN M ARwED CNALL als8 58r7e7CeptFo hUsAnE VICE IM RHD C
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlicate number and year of Issuance, the description
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Cetlicate No: 86 Yearof Issuance: May-30-2008
Dercrption of Property: LOTS I & 3 OF TRAC:T 6 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF
N1/2 OF S1/2 OF TRACT 6 & W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF S/ F
TRACT 6 SECTION 9 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COM-
PANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST,~ ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDEDd IN PLAT BO ,PGS
3-3E, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
1-09-34-33-0A00-00006-I000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida

Name~)I jw ihM a ssed:

Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certicate shall be sold to te highest bidder at the Okeechobee
County ludicial Center, lury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 Disablities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate In this proceedlln should contact
Court Administration no later than seven days prior to Be proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, 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
3524310N 5/7,14,21,28/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder
of the following certlicate has bled said certicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certikrah number and year of Issuance, the descrption
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Certicate No: 87 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOTS I & 3 OF TRACT 7 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF
N1/2 OF S1/2 OF TRACT 7 & W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF S1/2 OF
TRACT 7 SECTION 9 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COM-
PANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK4, PAGES
3-3E, INCLUSIVE,, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
1-09-34-33-0A00-00007-I000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
KEVIN L HILL
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certikrah shall be sold to the highest bi der at the Okeechobee
County Judicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florda at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 da s prior to te proceeding at
250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807. 370
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
352614 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD019
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. Te certikrah number and year of Issuance, the descrption
of the property, and the name(s) In which it was assessed are as follows:
Certicate No: 88 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008

s1Z O nS1 rF p~TACT 007S K 1)20 FTRA1Z OFE f/ 20FW S/2 O
TRACT 7 SECTION 9 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COM-
PANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 3-3E,
INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUlNTY, FLORI-
1-09-34-33-0A00-00007-K000
Sald property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name(s) In which assessed:
KEVIN L HILL
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certikrah shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee
Count Judicial Center, July Assembly? Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Rnda at 10:00 A.M., on the 1 th day of June, 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
spcalA tomoa oa too tpa lacpae In tis procreedint should contact
Ohl NWw w kfbyClub Drive,oPortreSt. Lucle,t Clnd Y48 17 2807 470
1NGO 9 SAIEDOC CL s.800. 55.8771; lF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
352624 ON 5/7,14,21,28/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TDO25
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOSEPH FREDERICK GAZZA the hold-
er of the following certlicate has bled said certlicate(s) for a tax deed to be
Issued thereon. The certlkrah number and weasr of Issuance, the descrption
of the property, and the name(s) In which it w assessed are as follows:
Certicate No: 154 Yearof Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT P OF TRACT 28 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 28 SECTION 10 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONI-
ZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33
EAdSOT ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOK4, PAGES 3-3E, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHO-
BEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
1-10-34-33-0A00-00028-P000
Said property being In the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida

Nm ~s)SInB wih asessed:
ELEANOR C WAGNER
LOIS S BECHDEL
MELVINLSCHENCK
PATRICIA SYARNELL
Unless said certlicate shall be redeemed according to law, the property In
such certikrah shall be sold to the highest bi der at the Okeecho ee
County Judicial Center, July Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florda at 10:00 A.M., on the 17th day of June, 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 da s prior to te proceeding at
250 NW Countr Club Drive, Port St. Lucle, Florida 34986, 1.772.807. 370
"fthinMtw Rw~oCnAL dayso you r~eceipt of hisAnbe IF AIUAREDHEAR-

320645 50 ,14,21,28/10


Local woman








fight ing depute s

By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News

Although Durryshawah
Allen only stands 5-foot-3
and weighs just 110
pOunds, it took three depu-
ties and a dose of pepper
Spray to place her under
affeSt. Durryshawah
Allen, 18, N.W 11th St., Allen
Okeechobee, was arrested
Wednesday, May 19, on felony charges of
battery on a law enforcement officer (two
COunts) and resisting a law enforcement offi-
Cef With violence (two counts). She was also
affeSted on misdemeanor charges of reck-
leSs driving and no valid driver's license.
She was booked into the Okeechobee
COunty Jail under a bond of $16,000.
An arrest report by Deputy Justin Akins
Of the Okeechobee County Sheniff 's Office
(OCSO) states that he and OCSO Deputy
JOnathon Hazy were out of their cars at N.E.
13th Ave. and N.E. Seventh St. when they
Saw a car take flight over the railroad tracks
On N.E. 13th Ave. Deputy Akins estimated
the car's speed at 50 to 60 mph.
The two deputies got in their patrol cars
and gaVe chSe.
The car pulled into a driveway at N.E.
11Ith St. and N.E. 13th Ave. The driver, stated
Deputy Akins, got out of the car and ran be-
hind the house. It was later learned that Al-
ien Was driving the white Chevrolet Caprice.
Deputy Akins then pulled his car in behind
the Caprice. Allen then came from behind
the house and walked up to Deputy Akins'
unit and knocked on the door, stated the
repOrt. She then reportedly told the deputy
"I'm gOing inside." When the deputies tried
to arrest Allen she allegedly resisted by kick-
ing and spitting at them. By this time a third
OCSO deputy, Arlene Durbin, had arrived to
help. Even though she was on the ground
and doused with a shot of pepper spray, Al-
ien COntinued to battle the three deputies.
After a few minutes, Deputy Durbin was
able to get her handcuffs on Allen.
But even af ter she was placed in the back
Seat of De uty Akins' patrol car Allen re-
portedly continued to yell obscenities at the
deputies as she was spitting in the car.


YES Teen Summer program

Rccepting applicati0HS
The Parks and Recreation Department
iS accepting applications for the Youth En-
gaged in Service (YES) Program for teens
ageS 15-18. Applications and information
Sheets are available at the Rec. Dept. at
640 N.W 27th Lane (in the Sports Com-
plex) Monday-Friday, between 8:30-5
p.m. The YES Program will run Monday-
I huTSday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for a weeks from
June 28-July 29. Applications are due
by Friday, May 28. The registration f ee is
$155, due by June 18. For information,
Call JOsephine O'Mallan at 863-763-6950.


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Okeechobee Sports Network CII -


EXAMPLE: Outstanding Play -- Nate Jensen, 7th Grade Holy Rosary
Basketball Player makes a full court shot! If you have an outstanding
play, outstand... read more ..


Special to the Okeechobee News/Teresa Chandler
OHS water break
The Okeechobee High School football team did their annual "walk to the
dike" on Saturday, May 15. Seacoast provided a water break for the team on
their way back to the school.


School bus races help Hendr County Projeet Graduation
On Saturday, May 22, Hendry County Motor Sports Park presents for the first time
ever, in honor of the Class of 2010, School Bus Races on dirt. This event is being held to
raise money for Hendry County's Project Graduation. All students will be admitted free
and adult tickets are $10 in advance. Advance tickets can be purchased at Central Mo-
bile Homes in Okeechobee or by bringing one of the flyers being circulated throughout
Okeechobee to the track office the day of the race. Also, racing will be late model open
wheel Modifieds, sportsman street stocks, pure stocks, mini stocks and 4-cylinder bomb-
ers. The speedway is located on U.S. 27 one mile north of the S.R. 80/U.S. 27 intersection
and the Glades County line. Gates will open at 4 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m. For
more information call 863-675-8888 or 863-673-4325.


Okeechobee News


May 21, 2010


HAVE AN OUTSTANDING PLAY, PERFORMANCE OR
BLOOPER? OSN CAN NOW HOST VIDEO!
MaV 20, 2010 : Basket1ball


OSN provides free web sites for
lOcal teams and now offers a
HOW way to share video clips
You've read the stories and seen the photos.
Now it's time to watch the plays!
Okeechobee Sports Network (OSN), the
Okeechobee News' free Web site devoted to youth,
recreational and leisure sports, has been featur-
ing a convenient online Sports Wire tool in which
leagues, organizations, schools and individuals can
submit their news.
Now, three video components have been added
to Sports Wire to enhance your enjoyment and op-
portunity to share content to the site.
Outstanding Plays, Outstanding Performances
and Bloopers are brief video clips, accompanied by
Sshort tory, hat highlight exceptional occurrences
For an example of an Outstanding Play, visit
www.newszap.com. From the Home Page, click on
the Okeechobee, then select the sports and go to
OSN. Once on the OSN site, select "Sports Wire"


and then click on "Outstanding Play." You'll see
seventh grader Nate Jensen of Holy Rosary School
in Kenosha, WI making an incredible, full-court
basketball shot, which his mother filmed from the
bleachers. A screen shot of the example is at left.
For an example of an Outstanding Performance,
select "Sports Wire" and then click on "Outstanding
Performance." You'll see Carthage College student
of Kenosha, Wisc., Doug Fitzgerald putting on a
stunning display of soccer ball juggling.
If you would like to add an Outstanding Play, Out-
standing Performance or Blooper to OSN, select the
"Sports Wire" tab at the top of the page and access
"Add a new Sports Wire" link. Select "Outstanding
Play, Performance or Blooper." Input the required
information and click "Submit" when finished.
Registration is required, and all Outstanding
PlbeO rsaond ngb Pefra t rand Bloopers
For more information on OSN or how to get
started, contact Renee Hawley, OSN Sports Market-
ing Manager, at rhawleye communitysp ortsd esk.
com or 1-888-853-7904 ext. 323.


Okeechobee Sports Network


adds video to Sports Wire


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