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By Pete Gawda
South Florida Water Manage-
inent District (SFWMD) Friday
celebrated construction prog-
ress made at the Lakeside Ranch
Storrnwater Treatment Area (STA)
off C.R. 15B on the Okeechobee-
Martin County border.
The project, which will trans-
form ranchland into the largest
storrnwater treatment wetland in
the Lake Okeechobee watershed,
is expected to help reduce the
phosphorus load entering Lake
Okeechobee by 19 metric tons a
ye This is a key project," said
Carol Ann Wehle, SFWMD
See WATER Page 10
useecnoose Ivewsir~ere uawas
This crane is being used in the construction of Phase I of Lake
Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
An equipment operator piles dirt as part of the construction of
Phase I of Lakeside Ranch STA.
Okeechobee had 2,187 resi-
dents out of work in May a de-
in unemployment in May. 504 resi-
dents collected unemployment
f o three-tenths of a point in May
according to the monthly report
See JOBS Pagfe 10
Vol. 101 No. 74 Sunday, June 20, 2010
75 C Plus tax
1810 wetlands area
... Page 14
County unemployment levels drop in May
By Charles M. Murphy released Friday by the Florida crease from 2, 239 who were out in May which compared to 490
Okeechobee News Agency for Workforce Innovation, of work in April. In May, 2009, in April. The jobless rate jumped
Labor Market Statistics Center, and there were 1,967 residents without from 10.9 to 11.2 percent last
Jobless levels fell to 11.9 per- Local Area Unernployment Statis- jobs in Okeechobee County. month.
cent in Okeechobee, a decline tics Program.~ ~ _. Glades County saw ~an increase The highest rate in the state was
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Boat ramp park improvements
The City of Okeechobee wishes to thank the following contributors to the
S.E. Fourth Street boat ramp park improvements: The G-4 Land and Cattle
Company and Mark Goodbread for donation/installation of 6 Queen palms,
6 Washintonias and 4 bottlebushes; the Seminole Tribe including Andy Bow-
ers, Brighton Councilman, Johnny Jones, Brighton Board Representative,
David Nunez and Albert Snow for construction of the chickee; Waste Man-
agement for a monetary donation to assist in the chickee construction, and
Wal-Mart and manager Derek Denman for a variety of flowers and shrubs.
"This is a great project and it shows what a great place Okeechobee is," city
councilman Dowling Watford said during dedication ceremonies on Thurs-
day morning June 10. "This chickee celebrates our heritage and our relation-
ship to the Tribe." Taking part in the dedication were, left to right, city council-
man Lowery Markham, city councilman Dowling Watford, Mark Goodbread,
Terry Burroughs, city planning board member, Jeff Sabin of Waste Manage-
ment, city councilman Clayton Williams, David Nunez, city councilman Mike
O'Connor, city administrator Brian Whitehall and Donnie Robertson, director
of public works for the city.
Coaching positions open at local schools
Okeechobee High has openings for the 2010-2011 season for assistant football coach-
es. Anyone interested can contact Football Coach Myron Jackson at 863-462-5050. Osce-
ola Middle School has also posted the position of boy's basketball coach for the corning
school year. You can apply online at: http://www okee.kl 2.fl.us/htrnl/jobs.htrnl.
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By Eric Kopp
A woman has been ar-
rested on several felony .
charges stemming from
the alleged theft of checks .
from an area man and her :...
then reportedly cashing
those instruments for a to-HetrR.
t eal e of$h4.R nea Rich- Richbourg
bourg, 29, East Midway Road, Fort Pierce,
was arrested Monday, June 14 on felony
charges of grand theft, forgery (five counts)
and uttering a forged check (four counts).
She was booked into the Okeechobee
County Jail under a bond of $25,000.
Richbourg was also arrested on an
O e cobe sCo nty warrantechargn htahed
contempt-failure to appear for change of
plea. She is being held without bond on
An arrest report by Detective Susan Mor-
rison of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO) stated that Richbourg took
five checks from an area man. Four of the
checks were written to two of her friends,
while she wrote one of the checks to a local
department store, the report added.
One of the checks, stated Detective Mor-
rison, was written for $1,500 by Richbourg
and then given to another woman a pay-
ment for staying in the woman's home.
The thefts weren't discovered until the
victim received copies of the checks, the de-
By Charles M. Murphy
An Okeechobee woman is accused of
stealing rent payments she collected at a
mobile home park owner in Hobe Sound,
Martin County Sheriff Deputies said.
Jane Warren, 59, of N.W. 160th Drive,
allegedly accepted rent payments in cash
from at least 13 families at the Hobe Village
Mobile Home Park in Hobe Sound, Martin
County Sheriffs Sgt. Ron Cromer said.
The owner of the park Arthur Rogow
reported that Warren had been the park
manager for 10 years. He stated he became
suspicious due to a large number of delin-
quent payments from tenants in the park.
When he performed an audit, he discovered
more than $6,000 was missing. Rogow said
he expected the total amount to reach near
Sgt. Cromer's report said Rogow con-
fronted Warren about the missing money
and she admitted to him that she had taken
the money because she felt under appreci-
Detective Christopher Pepitone said War-
ren told authorities that she offered to pay
the money back but that the owner wanted
more than she had stolen and that she could
not afford to pay him back all at once.
The owner has cancelled the debts owed
by the 13 residents so they were not at risk
Warren was released on $5,000 bond. No
court date has been set.
The following people are among
Okeechobee's Mst W tdo perons. Tehe
teria for making Okeecho-
bee's Most Wanted top five
is based on the severity of
the crime in conjunction
with the age of the warrant.
If you hae any informa-
of any of Okeechobee's
Most Wanted yoou c~an call
the Treasure CoastCme
Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS
(8477). If you call Treasure Jason
Coast Crimes Stoppers, you Poindexter
hnavea eny s t ou cn-also receive a re-
ward if the information results in an arrest.
Jason Poindexter, W/M, DOB 9/2/1977,
6'2", 185 lbs. Last known address -Buck-
head Ridge. FTA -Dealing in Stolen Prop-
erty, Grand Theft, False Info
to Pawn Broker. No Bond
Patsy Torres, W/F,
SDOB 11/16/1989, 5'3", 147
I lbs. Aggravated Battery
-' Deadly Weapon. Bond
$15,000. 2004 photo
Rebecca Blair, (no
Patsy photo) W/F, DOB 9/7/1972,
Torres5'11, 240 lbs. Grand Theft,
Criminal Use of Personal ID Info. Bond
Forgery charges filed against woman
Okeechobee woman accused of fraud
Public Forum/Speak Out
Reflections from the pulpit
Rev. Bruce Simpson
Senior Pastor, First United
Meth dist Ch rch
the\ten, tr tsoonn ( d daubshtr )o your fa-
Today is Father's Day. We recognize the
importance of fathers in the life of children.
My father gave me instructions ab out several
areas of life
First, my father explained that a way of
showlejg re pcan foer tns yler ,ataan
or "no ma'am" or "yes, sir" or "no, sir." As
a child, you can imagine how many times
Dad would remind me to answer as he has
Secondly, my father insisted that if I did
not have enough of something to share
with everyone present, I should not bring
it out. (My father was in a boarding house
Today: Scattered showers and thunder-
storms after noon. Partly cloudy, with a high
near 91. Calm wind becoming east south-
east between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of pre-
cipitation is 40 percent.
Tonight: Isolated showers and thunder-
storms before 11 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a
low around 73. East wind around 5 mph.
Chance of precipitation is20 percent.
Monday: A 40 percent chance of show-
ers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly
cloudy, with a high near 90. East wind be-
tween 5 and 10 mph.
Monday night: A 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy,
with a low around 74. East northeast wind
around 5 mh
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of show-
ers. Partly cloudy, with a high near 90. East
northeast wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low
around 76. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Florida Lotte Here are the num-
bers selected Thursday in the Florida L ottery:
Cash 3: 2-0-5; Play 4: 4-9-2-6; Fantasy 5:
15-16-17-20-34; Mega Money: 4-11-16-33
MB 12; Florida Lotto: 6-8-21-24-41-53 X
4; Powerball: 8-11-18-29-36 PB 6 x5. Num-
bers drawn Friday, Cash 3: 1-3-4; Play 4:
for a while after his mother died when he
was eleven years old. His father had already
Thirdly, my father counseled that you
should do your best at whatever you did.
Dad would tell the following story: "I came
home one weekend from learning to be
brick mason. I stopped by the little store
where everyone would meet to talk. The
owner asked me to build him a pump house.
Hidhad the block and mo tr. ex~plained
'I have a trowel. I don't care how it looks.
It's just a pump house.' Finally, I agreed to
build the pump house. I did the best I could
without my tools. Afterwards, every person
who came to the store, he would take out
back and show them the pump house. They
would have a good laugh. I learned I would
never do anything that I would not be proud
to sa I did."
ao'urthlym father stressed the i por-
tance of keeping your word. Most of my
dad's contracts were saled with a hand
shake. He would say: "Your word is your
My dad died a few years ago, but the in-
structions he instilled in me have remained
all these years. It is not easy being a dad. It
was not easy for my dad to raise eight kids.
Ye, D was so proud o is kis and is
instructions are seen in the character of his
July 4 Barbecue Contest set
The inaugural O.L. Raulerson, Jr. July
4th BBQ Contest is set for July 2 and 3,
at Okee-Tantie Marina, 10430 St. Rd. 78
West, Okeechobee. The contest will fea-
ture barbecuing at its finest with backyard
barbecuers putting out their best wood
and charcoal only barbecue and will in-
clude "Anything Butt" and Sauces. Water
and electricity will be provided. Judging
for the contest will be Friday, July 2, at
7 p.m. for Pork Butt, Ribs and Chicken
and Saturday, July 3 at noon with awards
presented for Grand and Reserve Overall.
The fee is $150 for entries in first, second
and third category. For more information,
please contact Keith Stripling at 863-634-
9108, Laurie Raulerson Stephen at 863-
634-3462 or Bobby Schoonmaker at 863-
4 Okeechobee News
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Speak Out has moved online, where
it is quicker and easier to share your
ideas and converse with others. Go to
www.newszap.com, click on the com-
munity name and your local or state
Public Forum. There, you can create
new topics or comment on existing
topics. What follows is a sampling of
some of the discussions currently tak-
ing place. Thanks for participating!
*The famous skunk ape has returned!
*Start reading the labels when you shop
for everyday things and see what you can find
that is made in the USA the job you save
may be your own or your neighbors! If you
accept the challenge, pass this on to others
in your address book so we can all start buy-
ing American, one light bulb at a time! Stop
buying from overseas companies! Let's get
with the program. Help our fellow Americans
keep their jobs and create more jobs here in
*I currently own a pitbull. I have owned
a Rottie and a shepherd. The pitbull is more
loving then all the others. As a puppy you
must take them out and socialize them, as
you should with all breeds. You must also
continue this through out it's life. I received
the worst bites from small dogs. If the public
keeps complaining about "bad" dog breeds
the owners will be less likely to socialize these
dogs and the cycle will continue. If you see a
dog in the park and you are afraid, then walk
away... but on the other hand if you are not
afraid, then may I suggest to you please help
the owner with the task of socializing his/her
dog. I am sure the owner would appreciate it
and would give you instructions and informa-
tion about the dog.
School bus policy
*As a mom and grandparent in Okeecho-
bee, I take exception to the request made
that our School Board bend transportation
rules for the convenience of divorced par-
ents. While I can be sympathetic to the par-
ents in question, this request is just purely
selfish. The parent making the request insists
that it is not a matter of convenience, but one
of saf ety. Bottom line, if EVERY divorced cou-
ple with children in our schools made that
hamelrreaqdu~es t would su cashch setrSi oon
Board. I say the Board should follow the ex-
ample of Chairman Kelly Owens and Mem-
ber Gay Carlton, that the rule is in place to
enforce what is in the best interest of ALL of
taheochihden nl OeO1hobet eAdnoobendin ood
of requests. Any bending of a policy in place
that diverts funding from the classroom to the
bus routes is NOT in the best interests of the
children of Okeechobee. Chairman Owens
and Member Carlton stick to your guns. The
feorog eneo on antiogs wisll re
anxiety from lost kids we had before this sen-
sible policy was put in place!
*Why should divorced parents be allowed
a service married couples are not? I would
love to have two bus stops so my children
could go to their grandparents house on days
I'm not in town or will be getting home late.
Why should this courtesy only be extended
to divorced parents? My kids spend the night
at my mom's house all the time, so they re-
ally have two residences too if you want to
look at it that way. I don't think people who
are divorced should get privileges I don't get.
I say leave the policy as it is so it doesn't cost
us taxpayers more money so all the divorced
parents can have two bus stops.
*If there are two stops for a child, the
driver doesn't know on what day or days the
child is supposed to go to which parent. The
bus pass solves this problem. No pass the
child doesn't get off the bus or better yet when
the driver gets to know the kids no pass, no
boarding the bus. I was lucky as I had been
driving the children for a while and knew of
the divorce but they did not have certain days
they went to their fathers and without a pass
I might have taken them to the wrong place
and no one would have been home.
S*Some of the buses are already at capac-
ity. They can't let extra kids nide on them if
there are no available seats. Talk about a safe-
ty issue-more kids than seats is definitely a
*I think the current school bus policy
makes sense and is fair. They should stick to
their guns. The policy states: "In the event of
an emergency in the home, a time-limited
bus pass may be issued for a student to ride
the bus that they are not normally assigned to
ride. Bus passes will not be issued for conve-
nience, recreational or occasional transpor-
tation purposes. If a bus pass is required for
documented emergency purposes for more
than a five day-period, it must be approved
in advance by the Superintendent or Super-
intendent's designee. Multiple bus passes for
different days and locations will not be ap-
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Okeechobee Higlh School graduates earn scholarships
Ocie Flemming and Marie Oliver pre-
sented Megan Mullin with the Mrs. Val-
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ship on OHS Scholarship Night 2010
held May 20 at the OHS Lecture Hall.
Barney Goodman presented James
Haddan and John Allen Hodges with
the Glades Electric Educational Foun-
dation Scholarship on OHS Scholar-
ship Night 2010 held May 20.
June 20, 2010
On May 20, 205 seniors received scholarships at OHS Scholarship Night 2010 in
the Okeechobee High School lecture hall. Local scholarships received totalled
$748,013. (above) Kristie Coleman presented Shannon Peterson, Clay Cole-
man, and Jake Davenport with the Brent Teany Memorial Scholarship.
Rick Callahan presented Adam Tews-
kbury with the Dixie Boys Baseball/
.Bernie Varnadore Scholarship on OHS
Rebecca Bishop presented Kyle Monti Scholarship Night 2010 held May 20 at
with the Remy-Lou Durrance Memo- the OHS Lecture Hall.
rial/David &Pam Williams Scholarship
on OHS Scholarship Night 2010 held
May 20 at the OHS Lecture Hall.
Karin Ammons presented Taylor Eng-
lish with the American Business Wom-
en's Association Scholarship on OHS
Scholarship Night 2010 held May 20 at
the OHS Lecture Hall.
Henecca trisnop presentea 1-annan
Rooks with the Quail Creek Plantation
Scholarship on OHS Scholarship Night
2010 held May 20 at the OHS Lecture
Kristie Crawford, Tabitha Trent, and Shan-
non Conrad presented Erin Moore and
Justin Hoover with the Riverside Bank,
N.A. Division of TD Bank, N.A. Scholar-
ship on OHS Scholarship Night 2010
sented Frances Bosworth and Myranda
IVI lister w th th Rotar pCNu bhS hol-
Jessie Vasquez and Sister Elinor Sevigny presented Maria Hernandez, Naraly
Garcia, Micaela Resendiz, Maria Olvera, Ana Baza, Mariana Almazan, Jackeline
Hernandez, and Saul Garcia with the El Centro Santa Fe Scholarship on OHS
Scholarship Night 2010 held May 20 at the OHS Lecture Hall.
Rachel Walpole presented Jennifer Pi-
non, Hannah Rooks, Adam Tewskbury,
and Cameron Tewskbury with the Flora
Mae Walpole Memorial Scholarship on
OHS Scholarship Night 2010 held May
20 at the OHS Lecture Hall.
OKEECHOBEE -Dave Hensel, age 73, lost
his 4-year battle against Multiple Myeloma can-
cer on June 16, 2010. He passed away at home
with his caring and loving wife Viv and son
Da e was born on
June 27, 1936 in
South Lyon, Michi-
gan to Earl and
his devoted wife Viv-
son, Rick, of Tennes-
Caity, Courtney and
Caleb; son, Todd
and wife Barbie of
and grandchildren, Josh, Jacklyn and
Jarod; son, Lynn and wife Diana of Michigan
and grandchildren, Caeli, Kendahl and Landon;
son, Dave and wife Becky of Michigan and
grandchildren, Montana, Morgan, Kory and
Leah; daughter, Melissa Smith of Texas; daugh-
ter, Melanie and husband Dean Graves of Floni-
da and grandchildren Giorgie and Tyler.
He is also survived by his mother, a sister, sis-
ters in law, brothers in law, and many very spe-
cial nieces and nephews. As well as two very
dear friends, Dick Allen and Jim Hagel.
Since Dave's retirement from General Motors
in 1990, he and Viv have enjoyed residing in
Okeechobee. The past 15 years were spent in
Seminole Cove where he was very active serving
on the Board of Directors, and always striving to
initiate and complete many projects for the bet-
terment of the community. He was always
available as a Handy Man and a good friend to
Dave has always lived life to the fullest, enjoy-
ing all of his favorite sports fishing, bowling and
golfing. He will be sadly missed by all of his
family and many friends.
A memorial and Celebration of Life is being
planned for Dave this fall. Memorials may be
made to Big Lake Hospice, in honor of Dave
Hensel at 3543 Hwy. 441 South, (il., .. ild...,
All arrangements are entrusted to the care of
Buxton Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 NE
5th Street, Okeechobeee.
On line condolences may be made at
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An10bituaries now include Olkre Grestbooks
where family and friends can share reflections,
Ruben Santiago age 36, entered the Gates of
Heaven on Wednesday June 16, 2010 at 5:54
pm, after a long six years and three months bat-
tle against cancer.
God in hiserleart ad
Peace in his mind
and his son "Tadan"
in his arms, sur-
rounded with love.
He was met at the
gates by his father
Eladio Delon Santia-
go, his sister Gloria
Bryant and his neph-
ew Stanley Hodge Jr.
Left to cherish the
memories and keep him in our hearts is his wife
Jennifer, his son Tadan, his mother Amalia San-
tiago, his sisters Virginia Perez, Rosa Santiago,
Luz Aviles, Norma Conner, Connie Montero,
Kristy Tullis and his brothers Glen Bryant, Ro-
berto Santiago, Richard Santiago, Enrique F.
Santiago, Edwin Santiago, and Hiector Santiago.
Also left to cherish his memories are his nieces
and nephews, great nieces and nephews and
He will be dearly missed, until we meet up
with him again in Heaven.
A celebration of Ruben's life will be held in
Kissimmee, FL on Saturday June 26, 2010
William, 'Willie', J. Berr
PORT ST. LUCIE -William, "Willie", J. Berry,
age 21, died June 16, 2010, in Port St. Lucie,
He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel
Survivors include his mother, Janet M. Berry,
of Okeechobee; brothers, Chris (June) Fields of
Seattle, Washington, Daniel (Adriana) Berry, II
of Cambridge City, Indiana, Joseph R. Berry and
Jason C. Berry, both of (11..~ . il. L. Also in-
cluded are sisters, Mary Ann (Robin) Baker of
Walton, Kentucky, Deborah Jean (Barry) Fields
of Healdsburg, California, Alice Faye (Manny)
Fields of Salinas, California, and Ashley Berry of
(l,~~il.. ..l He also leaves behind a host of
nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 21,2010,
at Okeechobee Christian Church from 5 p.m.
until 7 p.m.
Services will be held Tuesday, June 22, 2010,
at 10 a.m. at (il., . 1..l. d -~~ Christian Church.
Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
All arrangements are under the care and direc-
tion of Matthew and Paul Buxton of Buxton-Sea-
winds Funeral Home & Crematory, 4550 Hwy.
441 North, (il.. l In ~, Florida, 357-7283.
Vir ~inia J. Cherry
O ~ECHOBEE- Virginia J. Cherry, age 88,
died June 13, 2010, at the Hamrick Home in
( II . I Iu l. .
She is survived by her grandson, Robert
(Sandy) Hines of Okeechobee, Florida.
Interment will take place in White City Ceme-
tery. There will be no visitation or services.
All arrangements are under the care of Mat-
thew and Paul Buxton of Buxton-Seawinds Fu-
neral Home & Crematory, 4550 Hwy. 441 North,
(il, . l..L ,.~ ~ FL, 357-7283.
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June 20, 2010
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Okeechobee County Court House is set to
Seat dn wit a 2d6 nation cer~e or ny
courthouse dedication will include the rib-
bon cutting and key to building presentation
on the South lawn of the Historic Okeecho-
bee County Courthouse and a dedication of
the William L. Hendry Courtroom at 10 a.m.
immediately following the Courthouse dedi-
cation in Courtroom A, Second floor of the
Courthouse. The dedication is sponsored by
the Okeechobee County Bar Association,
Main Street of Okeechobee, Inc. Okeecho-
The Freedom Outreach Fishing Tourna-
ments will be held on the following dates:
June 27, July 25 and Aug. 29. The $80 cash
entry fee for each tournament in the series
includes the Big Fish Pot and the Classic
Fund, with a 70 percent payback. The final
event, the Classic, will be held Sept. 26. To
qualify for the classic, you must have fished
at least four events from now to August. The
classic will be a one-day event with a $120
cash entry fee. All tournaments are held at
Scott Driver park from safe light until 2 p.m.
with Taylor Creek as the alternate in case of
low water. Please register early. To get an
entry application or for questions, call 863-
634-3790 or 863-634-9889.
United Way Okeechobee
t0 meet on June 22
The United Way of Okeechobee will meet
on Tuesday, June 22, at 8 a.m. in the North
fiigr oo ati 16R~aulro 0 pt~al For in-
TOwn Hall Meeting
Setf 1r June 23
A Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for
Wednesday, June 23, at 7 p.m., at the
Okeechobee County Civic Center, 1750
Highway 98 North Okeechobee. The topic
to be discussed is the 2010/2011 Public Safe-
ty Budget's involving Okeechobee County
law enforcement and fire/rescue agencies.
Okeechobee County Commissioners and
County Admn instrattr are req estingsjitizen
der to allow these budgets to be reduced.
Cuts have already been made to Law En-
forcement Personal Services, Operating
Expenses and Capital Equipment budget.
The sheriff may be forced to start laying off
staff in order to meet the Commissioners
fiscal requirements. The sheriff has submit-
ted a 2010/2011fiscally conservative budget
that includes a reduction for the third con-
secutive year but will allow him to provide
the level of law enforcement he feels the
county needs and deserves. Please join us
on Wednesday, June 23, at 7 p.m., at the
Okeechobee County Civic Center, located at
1750 Highway 98 North Okeechobee, and
let your opinion be heard.
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By Jane Bicks DVM
Humane Society Pet Rescue, Okeechobee
If you have felt a small fast bite on your an-
kles and thought it could be fleas, you may have
Fleas like any warm
blooded animal, but prefer
dogs and cats over people.
They can come into your
home traveling on your pet
or jump from the yard into
your home. A flea can jump r
as high as six inches and can
side jump over 12 inches. In
Other words, they can be just
about any place they want toDrJae
be. idc hey decide sto tke Bicks, DVM
multiply at the rate of 22-400 eggs a day. So, if
you thought it was hard to get rid of them, now
you know some of the reasons why.
So does a scratching, furiously licking dog
or cat mean that they have fleas? If you part
the hair you may see these little black insects
running across the skin. Keep in mind that for
every flea you see, there can be 8 -10 more
someplace in your home. They only spend part
of their time on the animal and the rest of the
time in places such as rugs and furniture. Some-
times you don't see any fleas but there is a sure
way to find out if they are there. Place your pet
on a light towel or blanket. Mess up his hair so
that any flea dirt lands on the towel. Any black,
reddish or brown specks probably means that
they are there.
Don't shirk it off--fleas carry disease. In the
Southwest, they can carry the plague.
In order to get rid of these parasites, you can
take a natural pr chemical approach. Washing
with a flea shampoo is always a good place to
start. Sometimes the shampoo leaves a residual
effect. After the shampoo, when the chemicals
are no longer on your pet's skin, you can apply a
spot on or a flea spray. If you are going to spray
your pet, start at the tail and comb the hair to-
wards the head, applying the insecticide on the
skin rather than hair. Read the label carefully be-
cause a dog product will surely kill a cat.
There are natural flea shampoos and sprays.
Keep in mind that natural usually means more
frequent applications will be necessary and that
cats are sensitive to most natural sprays, even
thought the container may say it is safe for cats.
Next you have to get rid of the fleas in the
house. Vacuum with a long lasting flea collar
inside the vacuum where the dust is collected.
Get a household flea product that will eliminate
the fleas. It can be a natural one or a chemical
one. Chemical products must be applied again
within 3-4 weeks. Natural products have to be
repeated more frequently.
Finally, you must treat your yard. There are
yard chemicals or natural microscopic worms
that eat fleas.
Eliminating fleas is not an easy task but
the alternative may be fleas jumping at your
June 15 &16, 201
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125-140 350-400 110-126
120-134 Prices are holding good!
115-119 Bulls and cows were steady
108-119 this week, with good demand.
105-115 Calves were in good demand.
1312 Also 300-400# steers were ex-
1019 tremely high, with instances
o0-0 f $5-$10 higher on the better.
98-108 Tommy Thompson of Ft. Pierce
topped the calf market with a
Hfrs high of $2.10, bought by Reyn
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Pat Bass has been narned20100keecho-
bee County CattleWornan of the Year.
Mrs. Bass was born in a small town in
Gerga ndmovedstoEFoiawt he fam
not born into an Agriculture family, her life
has always been one of service and dedica-
tion to whichever task she undertook. She
wasn't introduced to the cattle industry
until the middle 70s when she moved her
family to Citrus county and back to the at-
Inosphere of a small town. After the death
of her first husband, she met and married
Elwyn Bass of Okeechobee County. Of
course, Elwyn cornes from a Florida pio-
neer family, which has been in the beef cat-
tle business for generations. Pat really took
off into the promotion of the Beef Industry.
Sh joi o dthe k rid Cakr Ca < s (
ciation, the Okeechobee County Cattlernen
and Florida CattleWornen.
After helping the Okeechobee County
CattleWornen in 1991, she volunteered to
be on the Labor Day and Speckled Perch
Dance Cornrittee, the Scholarship Con-
Inittee, worked at the Youth Livestock
Show in the food booth, was Garne Chair-
man for the Okeechobee County Cattle-
Wornen's Farnily Fun Day for two years,
sndstartld :aitg en-sto e beef pronthoe
Okeechobee County State director from
1991 to 2002. The more she becarne in-
volved in the cattle industry, the more she
wanted to do, so in 1993 she becarne State
Scrapbook Chairman for two years. When
the South Florida Fair invited the Florida
CattleWornen to have a booth at their VIP
night, Mrs. Bass was there, and continued
as Chairman for the following three years.
The next year Pat becarne co-chairrnan for
the Florida Beef Ambassador Program and
Chairman in 1996. In 2003-2005 she was
on the National Beef Ambassador Board.
Her many accomplishments in-
1991: Reorganized Okeechobee Cattle-
19-2002: Okeechobee County State
Director, Cornrittee Mernber and Chair for
the Labor Day and Speckled Perch Dance
Cornrittee, Scholarship Corniittee,
Pat Bass, Okeechobee CattleWoman
of the Year, has been a longtime mem-
ber of the Cattlewomen's Association.
worked the Food Booth at the Okeecho-
bee Youth Livestock Shows, for 2 years the
Garne Choir for the Okeechobee County
CattleWornen's Farnily Day, many In Store
Beef Prcen ltions through the years.
: 3194 SaeF drp BookefC iran ba-
1996: Choir Florida Beef Ambassador
1994-1997: Helped with the Notional
Beef Cook Off 1997: State Treasurer;
1998: 1st Vice President and Member-
1999: President Elect and Education
Chairman, Beef Short Course Chairman;
2000: President of the Florida Cattle-
Wornen and Worked In Store Demos;
2001-2004: Nominating Cornrittee;
2001-2006: Fundraising Cornrittee;
2002-2005: Beef for the Holidays Corn-
B00.N 8r IaEducati a fomit e-
2003-2005: National Beef Ambassador
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To date, construction is progressing on a
925-acre treatment wetland and a 250-cubic-
feet-per-second (cfs) intake purnp station
on the northern part of the property. The
storrnwater treatment area (STA) project
has achieved several additional construction
*Excavating 4.5 miles of canals and
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Planting 25 acres of sod on the levees
Clearing 500 acres of land, I
Constructing water controlstructures;
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The work is part of the estimated $31 Inil-
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March 2012. The second phase will consist
of a southern STA and second purnp station
to manage water levels in the rirn canal in
Lake Okeechobee during high water pen-
The 2,600-acre Lakeside Ranch project is
a key component of the 2007 Northern Ever-
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recognizing the connectivity of the entire Ev-
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capturing and cleaning water before it flows
into Lake Okeechobee.
"Treatment wetlands are among the
most effective tools for improving water
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distribution of water to the natural systern.
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it reaches Lake Okeechobee.
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water-cleaning workhorses of Everglades
restoration, using plants to naturally re-
move phosphorus from water flowing into
the fabled River of Grass. The District op-
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than 52,000 acres. Since 1994, the treatment
areas have retained more than 1,200 metric
tons of total phosphorus that would have
otherwise entered the Everglades. Overall,
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II -L_ I103-year-old still enjoys life
Okeechobee's Longest-Estab se
cake and a beautiful bouquet of roses, and
birthday cards came from all over the coun-
Mrs. Williamson enjoys getting outside
the Health Care facility. A couple of weeks
ago she needed a root canal, so the facility
transported her to her long-time dentist, Dr.
James Tenniswood. Before leaving the office
she told the staff, "I haven't enjoyed myself
this much in a long time," to which Mark
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I've ever heard say they enjoyed a root ca-
When Mabel is asked what it's like to be
103 years old, she says, "I still enjoy life."
Okeechobee News/Pete Gawda
Author donates to Healthy Start
At the annual meeting of the Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition on June 14,
Betty Williamson, right, presents proceeds from the sale of the book "Head-
waters, An Anthology," to Carol Staley, left, program coordinator for Healthy
Start. Mrs. Williamson wrote some of the short stories in the book.
June 20, 2010
By Betty Bockoras
Special to the Okeechobee News
On Wednesday, June 16, Mabel William-
son turned 103 years old. Some of her friends
room at the
Ok eecho -
ing a brand
Mabel Williamsonhe nwl
Mabel sat at
the head of the table, a large bunch of bal-
loons floating above her head. Nine adults
were there, in addition to Mabel's roommate
Dorothy Wallace and another resident, Dot
Also there were six young people, rang-
ing from ages 4 to 15, making the party spe-
cial, because Mabel loves children.
Mabel has no living relatives in Okeecho-
bee, except a sister-in-law, who couldn't
attend. Her niece in Ohio sent money for a
The Thursday, June 10, Kiwanis
meeting was held at the American
Legion building where participants
t sye tLi present tionholnm te
the beautiful dress she is wearing
and she portrayed Anna Leono-
wens, who was an English travel
writer, educator and social activist,
known for working in Siam from
1862-1868, where she taught the
wives and children of Mongkut,
King of Siam. She is also known
for co-founding the Nova Scotia
College of Art and Design. Leono-
wens's experiences in Siam were
fictionalized in Margaret Landon's
1944 best selling novel Anna and
the King of Siam and in various
films and television mini series
R sederona de Hbaen msitn'nota~bl
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Nourse and Sellers were arrested after a
traffic stop in the 30500 block of N.E. 23rd Way
shortly after the drug deal. Court records claim
Nourse confessed to his role in the operation
but claimed a third person had provided him
the methamphetamine to sell. He claimed he
was only a courier and was going to bring the
mo yh rit es thid patye methamphetamine
was 47.7 percent pure, and weighed about I 1.4
In other federal cases that involved Okeecho-
bee citizens, Jack Morgan, 47, received five
years in federal prison for conspiracy to manu-
facture narcotics. He also recently four years of
supervised release in the sentence from U~.S.
District Judge K. Michael Moore. The govern-
ment dismissed one count of manufacture of
narcotics. The government sentenced two co-
defendants in the case last summer. Both Shan-
non Rosemann, 29, of Kathryn Mosley received
ivey trse eiadll gely operated two meth-
amphetamine labs that were busted by the
Okeechobee Narcotics Task force in December,
A 40 year-old Okeechobee man, William
Roberts received 10 years in federal prison and
eight years of supervised release for narcotics
sale, and distribution and carrying or using fire-
Roberts was arrested in December of 2008
and later indicted on charges of possession
wivh t et i .et to ditnbta ovrt fie grams >f
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The Okeechobee Narcotics Task Rorce and
the Drug Enforcement Agency reportedly pur-
chased one ounce of methamphetamine for
$2,000 from the pair.
Sellers and Nourse both face between a
mandatory minimum of five years and IIn ,. ,I .
behind bars when they are sentenced on June
28, by U.S. District Judge Donald L. Graham.
They also face life on supervised release and
federal fines of up to $2 million.
By Charles M. Murphy
Timmy Barnett Sellers, 31, and Christopher
Nourse, 34, recently pled guilty in U.S. District
Court to charges of conspiracy to possession
with the intent to distribute over five grams of
The two men were involved in an under-
cover drug sale in Fort Drum on Jan. 27.
Billy Webb, 37, S. Parrott Ave., Okeecho-
bee, was arrested June 17 by Deputy Greg
Popovich on an Okeechobee County war-
rant charging him with lewd and lascivi-
ous molestation offender 18 or older, vic-
tirn 12-16 years of age. His bond was set at
*Terrance M. Calloway, 26, N.W. 20th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested June 17 by
Officer Belen Reyna on a charge of burglary
of an unoccupied structure. His bond was
set at $10,000.
*Brittany Marie Daugherty, 21, S.W.
Eighth St., Okeechobee, was arrested June
17 by Detective Augustin Saucedo on charg-
es of grand theft, dealing in stolen property
and giving false information to a pawnbro-
ker. Her bond was set at $15,500.
This column lists arrests and not convic-
tions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed
here who is later found innocent or has had
the charges against then dropped is wel-
corne to inform this newspaper. The infor-
Ination will be confirmed and printed.
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 Cornrission (FWC)
or the Department of Corrections (DOC).
*Christina Michelle Skeens, 27, N.E.
Fourth St., Okeechobee, was arrested June
17 by Officer Kelley Margeruin on a charge
of possession of a controlled substance
without a prescription. Her bond was set at
*David Phillips, 18, N.E. 120th St.,
Okeechobee, was arrested June 17 by Offi-
cer Scott Morgan on a charge of possession
of marijuana over 20 grams. His bond was
set at $5,000.
*Dale Michael Gorney, 25, N.W Fourth
St., Okeechobee, was arrested June 17 by
Deputy John Fisher on a charge of violation
of probation failure to return leased prop-
erty. He is being held without bond.
Okeechobee men plead guilty to drug charges
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A local detective said an Okeechobee
wornan has been accused of writing bad
checks to a friend so that friend could get
her prescription pills.
Tanya Leigh Law, 24, S.W. 30th Terrace,
was arrested Friday, June 18, on felony
charges of scherne to defraud and grand
theft. She is being held in the Okeechobee
County Jail without bond. .
In an arrest report by Detective Willian'
Maerki of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO) Law wrote at least five bo-
gus checks on an account she knew was
In one instance, she wrote three checks
to a friend for a total of $1,900, stated the
detective's report. The OCSO detective went
on to say that the friend would then go to a
doctor and get roxycodone pills for Law.
Law apparently told the friend that she
had enlisted in the 11.S. Arrny and would
soon be getting a sign-up bonus of $10,000.
The detective contacted an area recruiter for
the 11.S. Arrny and found out that Law had
In another instance, stated Detective Mae-
rki, Law wrote two bogus
checks to another friend
for a total of $1,250.
The detective said
a I Law was charged with
~ Ischerne to defraud "due
to the continuous, ongo-
ing criminal activity along
with the amount of Inon-
ey and number of victims
Tanya Law involved."
Jail records indicate
that Law was already incarcerated when ar-
rested by Detective Maerki on Friday.
Law was arrested Wednesday, June 16,
by Officer Scott Morgan of the Okeechobee
City Police Department (OCPD) on charges
of possession of a controlled substance
without a prescription and possession of a
new legend drug without a prescription. Her
bond on those charges was set at $7,500.
Officer Morgan's arrest report stated that
when she was arrested, Law was in posses-
sion of five carisoprodol (sorna) pills and
two zanaflex pills. Even though zanaflex is
a non-scheduled drug, a prescription is re-
quired to obtain the pain pill.
By Eric Kopp
Two Okeechobee men have been
booked into the Okeechobee County
Jail following their arrests on grand theft
Mare Anthony DiPace, 38, N.W. 280th
St., and George C. Hallam, 29, N.W. 294th
St., were both arrested Thursday, June 17,
and booked into the county jail under a
bond of $1,000 each.
Arrest reports by Deputy Howard Pick-
ering of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's
Office (OCSO) state that the two men stole
alurninuin roofing panels from a horne on
N.W. 302nd St. The estimated value of the
1-foot x 10-foot white panels was $500,
added the report.
After speaking with the homeowner,
Deputy Pickering stated in his report he
went to local recycling centers with the idea
that the panels had been sold for scrap.
The deputy eventually found the 20
white pieces of roofing panels and learned
that DiPace had sold then around 11:53
a.rn. Thursday. He was paid $120 for the
300 pounds of alurninurn, stated the dep-
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Although each tool retailed for less than
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Bass anglers on Florida's renowned Lake
Rohopekaliga (Roho for short) have hit the
jackpot -again. Anglers are catching their
limits of trophy-size largemouth bass with
astounding regularity, as the lake proves and
improves its reputation as one of the top-five
destinations in the world for those who seek
the ultimate bass-fishing experience.
During the past several weeks, local tour-
narnent anglers have discovered a veritable
bonanza of trophy-size bass, as catch rates
continue to heat up. One possible reason,
according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-
servation Cornrission (FWC) biologists,
is that the extended cold winter delayed
spawning and post-spawn feeding activity.
Last weekend's Roho Open, a one-day
tournament, saw the fifth-place finisher
catch a five-fish lirnit tipping the scales at 31
pounds, while the winners, Jerry Williams
and Jessie Windsor of Orlando, netted more
than 38 pounds. Mark Detweiler at Big Roho
Marina in Kissirnree reported that at local
tournaments hosted there on Wednesday
nights, participants boasted winning totals
in excess of 20 pounds.
According to local experts like Terry Sea-
graves, patterning the big fish is not difficult.
Early morning anglers are finding schooling
fish in the 1 to 2-pound range, with sone
much bigger fish mixed in those schools.
However, the really big fish are feeding on
the edges of the deep grass beds after the
sun cornes up. Typically, anglers catch the
big fish a few hours after sunrise and a few
hours before sunset, as is the case here.
However, what is unusual is that they're also
catching big stringers of trophies throughout
FWC fishery biologist and avid bass an-
gler Marty Mann believes the great trophy
fishing is the result of the agency's aggressive
Inanagernent of Lake Roho, the birthplace
of the first large-scale drawdown (1971) to
improve of fish and wildlife habitat. In 2004,
the FWC conducted its most recent in a se-
ries of drawdown projects on Lake Roho.
Irnprovernents to fish habitat are ac-
cornplished by lowering the lake to expose
Inucky sediments to sunlight and air, thus al-
lowing sediments to consolidate into a hard
substrate. In sorne places, crews scrape
dried sediments and truck then to disposal
areas. The result is a clean, hard, sandy bot-
torn. Once the water level returns to normal,
the hard bottorn provides quality spawn-
ing areas for sportfish and a substrate that
promotes the growth of beneficial aquatic
plants, where bass can feed and grow to
Kissirnree Convention and Visitors
Bureau Director RTrn Lang welcomed the
news that the fish are biting. "For our visitors
looking for nernory-inaking experiences to
punctuate their vacation or holidays, this is
good news. We recornrend they get here
fast, because you never know when the tide
may turn with the fish."
For more information on bass fishing in
Osceola County's Lake Rohopekaliga, go to
the Freshwater Fishing area of MyFWC.coni/
Fishing and select Fishing Sites and Fore-
casts, or contact the Kissirnree Convention
and Visitors Bureau at VisitKissirnree.corn.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva-
tion Cornrission (FWC) wants everyone
to know that even though sorne recre-
ational and cornrercial saltwater fishing
seasons have been temporarily extended
and people can saltwater fish without a li-
cense on Father's Day weekend, all other
Flonida saltwater fishing regulations are still
The FWC has recently issued orders to
open the recreational bay scallop season
12 days early this year (on June 19), allow
additional harvest days and extend open
harvest areas for Apalachicola Bay con-
Inercial oyster fishermen this surnrer, and
establish a free fishing weekend on June
19-20 to help relieve impacts sorne Florida
fishing cornrunities and industries are ex-
periencing because of the BP Deepwater
Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
However, all other cornrercial and
recreational saltwater fishing regulations,
including size and bag limits, fishing gear
restrictions, seasons and other related
provisions remain unchanged and will be
enforced. These regulations are available
online at MyIFWC. coni/RECREATION/Salt-
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IN TH ~UVEILE CUR F SEVE CONY ENSE
DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN S SERVICES,
MATN B RNtHEIMNR Ouliv hther
ID SIN "REEOR HICKMAN d.o.b: 1-22-2001
A CHILD UNDER EIGHTEEN (1N8) YEARS OF AGE
ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
It appearnn to the Court from the allegations of the Pettlon for Termina-
tlon of Paren al Rights, the returned summons, showing no service, and the
Afidavit of Diligent Search that the whereabouts of the Respondent MAR-
TIN BORNHEIMER are unknown and cannot be ascertained by dilige~nt
search, therefore, the ordinary process of law cannot be served upon MAR-
TIN BORNHEIMER It Is therefore, ORDERED that said Respondent be
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It Is further ORDERED that If the Respondent MARTIN BORNHEIMER
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this mahtr may be made u on the Re pondent MARTIN BORNHEIMER,
by iling same with the Juve lle Court Cl rk for Sevier County, Tennessee.
TO THE RESPONDENT: MARTIN BORNHEIMER
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titon against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to DUS-
TIN HICKMAN. It appearing that ordinary process of law cannot be served
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which will be July 7, 2010, or appear personally In the Juvenile Court of Se-
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ENTERED this 11th day of June, 2010.
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RIVER ACRES, 1/1 Cot-
tage, fully furnished,
very clean. Includes Pni-
vae D ck, util tiesmo
Studio Apt. fot liipsers n
cluded $525 per mo.
lyr lease & sec. dep.
VIKIN /PRAIRIE Effi
ciency.G Very clean
$500/mo. Incl. utils. No
pets. Call 561-329-8205
FOR SALE OR LEASE
15742S101dt. ofcevb dg.
HOUSES 3/2/2 and
3/1/1, tile floors, jacuzzi
tub, Bring Pets, Large
DIXIE RANCH ACRES
AREA 3BR, $750 mo.
+ $600 sec. dep. In-
cludes water, garbage
& lawn maintenance.
NO PET. Call
OKEE- 3 bdrm /1 ba on
V/2 ac, laundry, central
air/ heat, screen porch,
carport. $925 mo, 1st &
last Call (305)458-8659
he Workforce Delomn
Board of the Treasure Coast(DA
Worfoc Solutons), Relon2
ng srbu ano ce e
force Development Board to which
persons are Invited:
Date &Time: We dnesda y,
a : od oth 8 dsue Coast
584 NW University Blvd.,
Port St. Lucle, FL 34986
PHES1To discuss mhs
cocrigthe Workforce Ivs-
ment Act, American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA -
WroreStimulus projects and
Opotniite Welfare Tas-
onProgram;, One-Stop Cre
Cnesand the WorkforceDel-
n Board (DBoA,~ Uao rg
may b ,Pe~tmcd y contactng:
Workforce Development Board
of te Treasure Coast
DBA, Workforce Solutions
584 NW University Blvd.,
Port St. Lucle, FL 34986
Shudany person wish to appeal
decision made by the Board
wihrespect to a~nby matter cni-
erdat th aoe referenced
meeting, they will need to esr
averbatim recording of thepr-
edIng s made, which rcr n
cldsthe tetimony andevdne
upnwhich the appeal Is based, In
odrto provide a record for jd-
cla92 lON 6/20/10
For more listings,
CBS 4/2 +mother-in-
law, like new cond., in
ground pool, 20x30
steel shed, fenced, .48
acres, city water &
For more listings,
BHR 3/2, Was he,~~d~r, dry-
$750/mo utils not incld.
COUNTRY LIVING -
2BR, 1 BA, $450.00
maonly h613- 97d last.
FOR RENT: 3/2 (avall.
miles north of Okeecho-
bee on beautiful ranch.
Wa er,entrash ncllawn
NO PET! M-E
FT. DRUM AREA furn ,
older mobile home, 1.(
br, 1ba, $400 dep.,
unfurn. D.W.M.H Rent
for $750mo. 1st and
last + sec. $500 mo. or
Buy for $18,000. On
For m roe stings,
As uIlc aucbo loupll bencheldota A&2
East Halt Avenue, Clewiston, Florida
340 F0n TD0AY,1* eA Zd of
suant to Florida Statute 713.78 for
unpk idM T&ln VIndasstage. Year,
Mk, Moe l' sflows.
ID #3KAKZEH 15BA002889
Terms of sale are cash, and no
chsakseswl eberia e ~ed Th selII
sales are final. No refunds will be
made Sai huo oubalrs wi be sold
Join all the people who
say, "I sold it in the
FlOrida Fish and
(FWC) pilot Joe
JOhnston, based at
Lake City, is one of
the pilots flying re-
sions out of Pensa-
COla, tracking the
mOVement of oil
alOng the coast.
"This isn't like
any disaster I've
JOhnston said. "I've
flOwn disaster relief
the state and in
hurricanes. But this
is different. This is
an event we will be
involved with for
the long term."
One of John-
ston's first missions
was flying out to
the rig shortly after
"LI was only out
there one time, but
that was enough,"
"Watching it on
compare to actu-
ally flying over it."
Special to the Okeechobee News/Matt Buxton
Graduation Night party support
Commissioner Cliff Betts, Jr. (right) recently presented Matthew P. Burton
(center), chairman of the Graduation Party committee with a check for $2,000
in support of the 2010 party. At left is Sheriff Paul May.
Because of the
large number of
booms and cleanup
the state in response
to the Deepwater
HOriZOn Oil spll
the Florida Fish and
(FWC) Boating and
is asking boaters to
sOW dOWH In 18e
Ocean where oil
cleanup is under
Way. The en-
COurages all boaters
to operate at slow
Speed within 300
feet of all booms
June 20, 2010 Okeechobee News 19
Remod el ed Wal-M art
The Okeechobee Wal-Mart had a grand re-opening on Friday morning, June
18 to display their remodeled store. To start things off there was singing by
the New Ground Quartet. A color guard presented the colors and there were
remarks by store manager Derek Denman and Okeechobee Mayor Jim Kirk.
"Wal-Mart has been a good neighbor," said the mayor. "I think great things
are still going to come. We're extremely proud you are here. Keep up the
good work." Taking part in the ribbon cutting were: left to right, Michelle
Crews, Wal-Mart store project manager, Denny Davis, Okeechobee chief of
police, Mayor Kirk, Derek Deman, store manager, Mike O'Connor, city coun-
cilman and Ryan Alvarez, Wal-Mart Shift Manager.
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Served 11a.m. -3 p.m.
Add A Soda, Tea Or Coffee Only $.99
2 Dinners -Your Choice
For One Price....
1. N.Y. Strip Steak
2. Shrimp Scamnpi 3.Counrtry
41. Grilledl Pork Chops
5. Chicken Tendlers
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7. Roast Turrkey Breast...
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Weekday Breakfast Specials
Served 6 -11 a.m.
41y00 Eg S~lriap
Served Friday and Saturday
from 4to 11 pm
statng At $ .9
7 Days A Week
2 for $11.59
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