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Vol. 101 No. 140 Sunday, November 21, 2010


750 Plus tax


Mission plans
annual Thanksgiving
dinner ... Page 14

Farm/
City
lunch
honors
area
agriculture ... Page 8


OHS Brahmans play
Hollywood Hills
Spartans ... Page 11


Soccer team
beats John
Carroll
... Page 15


Lake Levels

13.20 feet
Last Year: 13.67 feet

Ored By:

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County takes money instead of land


County to receive
$1.5 million from
Waste Management

By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee New
The county's bank account will
soon have a deposit of $1.5 million
with no strings attached. However,
cash strapped Okeechobee Coun-


ty Commissioners had to debate
for an hour at their Thursday, Nov.
18 meeting before deciding to ac-
cept the money.
Waste Management (WM) had
a contractual obligation to give
the county 100 acres of land. A
few months ago WM offered the
county $1.5 million in cash in lieu
of a land donation. At that time the
board declined to act on the offer.
The cash issue was brought up
again in the Thursday meeting by


Happy fisherman
Taylor Creek Bass Club member, Byron Chastain
took top honors in the club's monthly tournament
on Nov. 13, at Harney Pond Canal boat ramp, with
bass totaling 10.221bs. For more on the tournament,
see page 10.


Jeff Sabin of Waste Management.
Mr. Sabin stated that the $1.5
million offer would only be on the
table until Dec. 31. He did not know
what kind of offer Waste Manage-
ment would make in 2011.
Commissioner Ray Domer felt
pressured and wanted to hold a
workshop and get public input.
"The deal will not work unless the
community has an opportunity to
buy into it. It is crucial how we
deal with this," he said.


Newly sworn in Commissioner
Bryant Culpepper was in favor of
taking the money since there was
no guarantee what it would be of-
fered after Dec. 31.
Commissioner Joey Hoover
urged action on the matter, saying
it had been delayed too long.
After considerable debate, the
commission, in a 3-2 vote, decided
to take the money. commissioners
See COUNTY Page 5


Kicking pills means


facing 'violent detox'


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
For Monika Allen, addiction seems
to run in the family. But, so does recov-
ery.
"I was addicted to meth. My hus-
band is a recovering alcoholic and
I have a 19-year-old son who is a re-
covering addict (pills and marijuana),"
she said. "I did a five-year run on it
(meth). I lost my kids, my house, my
car-everything. I was homeless and
jobless. But now, nine years later, I
have the world."
And a big part of that world is the
12 Step Club. Mrs. Allen opened the
club 12 months ago to help others kick
their addictions and find the bright,
new world of being clean and sober.
"I didn't lose my kids or home. I lost
myself," said Shannon, a new member
of the club. "On Dec. 1, I will be six
months clean and free. I started work-
ing on my recovery in 2000."
Shannon, who was addicted to
powder cocaine and alcohol, said the
12 Step Club has not only given her a
new lease on life but something she
never had before.


"Since I've been coming to these
meetings, it's the first time in my life
that I've got friends," she said, with
tears welling up in her eyes. "In these
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Holiday bell ringers are needed


It's that time of year again when the Red
Kettles come out at local merchants around
town. The Okeechobee Chapter of the Salva-
tion Army is currently recruiting volunteers
to "ring the bells" in our community.
Local chairperson of the bell ringers in
Okeechobee, Kip Gardner stated, "The best
thing about being a volunteer for the Salva-
tion Army in Okeechobee is the money col-
lected in the kettles stays in our community
where it is needed. We do not hire people to
ring the bells; the program is run strictly on
a volunteer basis."
"Local churches, Red Hat Society la-
dies, real estate offices and the Okeecho-
bee County Sheriff's Office have pledged to
place volunteers at the doors of local busi-
nesses during this season; however, we do
need more. The local Salvation Army of-
fice would like to issue a challenge to oth-
er groups to form teams in support of this
worthwhile cause," stated Patricia Hall, the
local Salvation Army liaison. "Individuals are
also encouraged to sign up," continued Ms.
Hall, "This is community-wide project and it
takes many hands to make it a success."
Volunteers will ring the bells at six loca-
tions, Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie, Publix, U-Save,
Walgreens and the Golden Corral. Bell ring-
ers work in 2-hour shifts. The campaign will
begin the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 26
and will continue until Dec. 24.
The local drives in Okeechobee have
been very successful in recent years and the
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topics. What follows is a sampling of
some of the discussions currently tak-
ing place. Thanks for participating!

Funniest t-shirt or bumper sticker
How about sharing the funniest t-shirt
or bumper sticker you have seen lately. We
could use some humor. Here's one I liked:
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself
... and spiders."
I bought my son a t-shirt that reads:
"National Sarcasm Society (like we need
your support)."
This one is sick, but I laughed anyway:
"I love cats. I just can't eat a whole one by
myself."
"We have enough youth. How about a
fountain of SMART?"
"P.E.T.A. -- People Eating Tasty Ani-
mals."
"I'm in shape. Round is a shape."
"You may have a heart of gold, but so
does a hardboiled egg."
"Finish your beer. There's sober kids in
India."
"Next time, wave ALL your fingers at
me!"
"I'll have a Cafe-Mocha-Vodka-Valium-
Latte to go, please."
"In dog beers, I've only had one."
"I love cats. They taste like chicken."
"My son's a Navy SEAL -- I love that
pup!"
"What if the hokey pokey really is what
it's all about?"
"It's called the American Dream be-
cause you have to be asleep to believe it."
"Buckle Up -- It makes it harder for the
aliens to suck you out of your car."

I-dosing
This fuss about i-dosing reminds me a
lot of the 70s when Dark Side of the Moon
came out. Everyone who had a stereo had
the album and use to lay around listening
to it because it sounded like the music was
coming from the middle of your head. It was
quite the rage and I don't know of a single
soul that was harmed by it. I am sure that
there were some who would get high before
listening but as a whole being sober the feel-
ing was just a strange but exciting thing.


Apparently the web site is set up and
if you listen to certain music or sounds it is
supposed to change your brainwaves and
give the listener a "high." I think it is just a
scam, but if the kids believe they will have
a certain reaction to listening to it, then they
can cause themselves to have that reaction.
The concern is that the kids might be tempt-
ed to try the real drugs, which can have dev-
astating consequences. Also, the "synthetic
marijuana" which is sold as "incense" but
the kids smoke it in spite of the warning la-
bels advertises on those web sites. So you
can see where this is going.

Airplane security
I wonder what kind of medical threat
the full body scanners may create to a fetus
of a woman who has yet to learn she is preg-
nant. What will be any long term effects to
young children? Will the scanners heighten
cancer/tumor incidents; especially to fre-
quent fliers. Since use of these machines, to
this extent, is fairly new and there has not
been enough time for researchers to make
complete determination to what extent
the full body scanners may relate to an in-
creased risk of cancer or tumors in people,..
I will not fly commercially again.
I heard today that children under the
age of 12 will be exempt from the search.
I hope the terrorists didn't hear that, then
they'll know where to hide the bombs. They
raise children to be terrorists (and U.S. presi-
dents) so they have no problem blowing
them up.
Sometimes we have to allow things we
don't want but at least the person doing it
to us can be polite. I don't necessarily agree
with this type of search, as then we let our
government take away our personal privacy
and we are in deep trouble. Could the gov-
ernment be trying to see just how far they
can go to take away our rights? Our enemies
have won as we as a country are now in a
panic.
On the news last night they said there
are no exceptions to the searches-makes
no difference what religion you are or who
you are. They said buying the plane ticket is
an agreement to the searches. If you don't
want to be searched, don't fly. And I am
thinking maybe Amtrak should try to at-
tract more of the traveling public back to the
trains. The problem with Amtrak now is that
they don't have enough routes or connec-
tions.


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Brittany Cannon Doing well
thanks to donations
As a volunteer for the Fifth Annual
Okeechobee Blood Roundup, I have written
several stories about Okeechobee residents
who have received blood. The Cannon fam-
ily responded by sharing their story about
their daughter in the hope that it will inspire
others to donate blood.
Brittany Cannon is eleven years old and
attends Osceola Middle School. When she
was eight, Brittany was diagnosed with T-
cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
During the course of treatment, Brittany
spent five months on a feeding tube. She
has been home for two years and doing well
after finishing the treatment for her disease
two months ago. As with all leukemia vic-
tims, Brittany received many units of blood
and platelets because she suffered from ane-
mia that is caused by ALL.
Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow,
the spongy center of the bones that makes
blood cells. In leukemia, abnormal white
blood cells divide out of control and crowd
out the normal cells in the bloodstream. The
abnormal white blood cells are immature
and cannot carry out their infection-fighting
function in the blood. These cells crowd out
healthywhite blood cells, red blood cells that


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carry oxygen
to the body,
and platelets
that cause the
blood to clot.
T-lymphocytes
are cells that
signal orders
to other white
blood cells
to come to a
germ and re-
main with the Brittany Cannon
germ. With T-
cell ALL, these T-lymphocytes grow out of
control.
The primary treatment for ALL is combi-
nation chemotherapy that consists of three
phases: induction, consolidation, and main-
tenance. Total therapy lasts from two to
three years.
Brittany and her parents, James and
Stephani, are having their own blood drive
for family and friends on Nov. 28, between
2 and 6 p.m. at the Civic Center on Highway
98 North. If you cannot attend the Okeecho-
bee Blood Roundup this weekend, they
welcome you to come donate blood with
them.
I hope Brittany's story will inspire you to
donate blood at the Fifth Annual Okeecho-
bee Blood Roundup being held at the Fresh-
man Campus this weekend. Please come
and help make the 2010 Okeechobee Blood
Roundup's goal of 600 units of blood donat-
ed in two days.
Susan Williams, Okeechobee


Okeechobee Forecast
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near
79. Calm wind becoming east between 10
and 15 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around
59. East wind around 5 mph.

Extended Forecast
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near
81. East northeast wind between 5 and 10
mph.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a
low around 60. East northeast wind around
5 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near
81. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a
low around 58. East wind around 5 mph be-
coming calm.


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the prominence it deserves.
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PILLS
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meetings there isn't any judgement-just a
desire to help.
"I was dying a little over a year ago. Now,
I'm not," she added proudly.
As president of the club Mrs. Allen sees,
and deals with, all types of different addic-
tions. The most current, and probably the
most troubling, are those addicted to pre-
scription medications-such as oxycodone,
roxycodone and xanax.
She said she is seeing a lot more people
in the club who are addicted to pills and
even though she and the other club mem-
bers want to help them, there have been oc-
casions where she's had to ask someone to
leave because they are "nodding out." Nod-
ding out, slurred speech and not being able
to stay awake are just some of the signs of
pill addiction.
"I don't see straight pill heads because
they're usually mixing pills with something
else," she said. 'A lot of pill heads are also
taking Spice (also known as K-2) and that's
a deadly combination."
Shannon then offered another example:
"Take a pill then drink a glass of wine -- it
works better."
Even though pills can give the user a
warm and comfortable feeling both Mrs. Al-
ien and Shannon agree that trying to kick the
pill habit is not only painful, but also deadly.
"Pills are bad-you feel like you're be-
ing crushed. The problem of kicking it is it's
more severe. It's a very violent detox," said
Shannon. "The pill addict will, a lot of times,
relapse after a couple of days because of the
pain-they can't take the pain."
"Nine out of 10 times they go to a hos-
pital because they need a medical detox,"
added Mrs. Allen.
Both women added that trying to kick an
addiction to xanax can be deadly and must
be done carefully. Shannon said if someone
tries to kick their xanax habit cold turkey
they will almost immediately begin having
seizures.
Mrs. Allen added that often times a pill
addict will be given a medication called sub-
oxone to help kick their habit.
"But, then they get hooked on the subox-
one," she said.
She then went on to say that she's been
told users of suboxone can get high by us-
ing it.
Mrs. Allen and Shannon also agreed that
pill use has become an epidemic because
there isn't the social stigma attached to it
as with other street drugs such as cocaine,
heroin or meth.
"They justify using them because the
doctor prescribed them," said Mrs. Allen.
And, neither woman was surprised at the
recent arrests of students at Okeechobee
High School for selling drugs to an under-
cover detective.
"All of them can be found in mom's
pocketbook or in the medicine cabinet,"
said Mrs. Allen. "It's hard for kids to find a
job in Okeechobee, so what better way to
make money than sell pills?
"The profit is the thing. Drugs like ritalin
and adderall are covered under insurance
and Medicaid so they're making an even
bigger profit. Sometimes dad's out of work


and mom's not doing anything, so they'll tell
their kid: 'Here, take this to school and sell it
for me,'" she continued.
When speaking about kids and drugs,
both women urged parents that if they sus-
pect their child is using drugs to not wait and
seek help immediately.
Mrs. Allen, who has eight children, said
she has absolutely no problem making her
children take a drug test.
"I don't," she said resolutely. "Parents
can buy the test, but a doctor can run blood
work and then know exactly what's going
on. Parents can also come to a (12 Step)
meeting and get advice. That's why we start-
ed the young people's meeting on Saturday
nights."
She said it's imperative for parents to find
out what their child is taking, and for them
to be tested.
"Pills are out of the system in a couple of
days and Spice doesn't show up on a drug
test," offered Shannon.
She added that a doctor should be
brought in because, depending on what the
child is taking and depending on their addic-
tion level, a medical detox may be needed
and a physician can help with that.
She said the Saturday night meetings are
productive because young people are often
times more comfortable dealing with their
problem with their peers.
As for the damage pills can cause to a
person's body, both women said the prob-
lem is too new and the total effects of the
medications aren't known.
"Each drug causes certain damages to
the body, but we really don't know about
oxys and roxys," Mrs. Allen said.
Shannon said one adverse effect is
known, however: "Snorting pills are hor-
rible for your sinuses and throat."
With all she's been through and seen, as
well as her own addiction to meth, Mrs. Al-
len said she is thankful that she isn't faced
with having to try and kick the prescription
pill habit.
"By the grace of God, I never had to go
through that," she said. "I'm very proud of
being a recovering addict. (And) I'm very
proud of what we do here."
When she was finally free of her addic-
tion, Mrs. Allen said she "... wanted to shout
from the roof tops."
The 12 Step Club, which is not affiliated
with Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics
Anonymous, is located in Suite C in the Sun
Plaza, 909 S. Parrott Ave. The club is open
from 6 until 8 p.m., but is accessible about
any time. It also has a pool table, arcade and
a toy room that is available for children of
young mothers.
"We provide a safe place for addicts and
alcoholics in recovery. We also provide a
place for family members to come," said
Mrs. Allen.
For Shannon, the club offers something
more: "There are all walks of life coming
here-we don't judge."
For more information about the 12 Step
Club, contact Mrs. Allen at 863-801-3244.


COUNTY
Continued From Page 1

Domer and Clif Betts both voted against the
cash deal. Mr. Betts favored a land dona-
tion.
The other Waste Management issues
brought up by Mr. Sabin will be settled at a
later date.
Turning to drainage issues, the board ap-
proved a contract in the amount of $32,287
to Craig A. Smith & Associates for engineer-
ing and an additional $23,562 contract to the
same firm for surveying and permitting on a
major drainage project. This project will be
funded from a 2008 Disaster Recovery Com-
munity Development Block Grant (CDBG)
and a 2009 Small Cities CDBG, It will con-
sist of a dry retention area in the City of
Okeechobee, rehabilitation of low income
rental housing, culvert replacement on the
major ditch west of U.S. 98 N. and drainage
improvements in the Oak Park subdivision.
Some time ago the county loaned emer-
gency generators to Fort Drum Community
Church, Okeechobee Freshman Campus,
American Legion Post 64, First Baptist
Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church
because these agencies could be used as
hurricane shelters. The commissioners
voted to declare these generators and their
related equipment to be surplus and given at
no cost to the organizations using them.
Commissioner Magaret Helton suggest
ed "Coffee with the Commissioner" once
a month. Each month a different commis-
sioner would be available for a few hours to
talk with concerned citizens.
In other action, the board:
appointed Shelly Doyle, Jennifer Laf-
ferty and Phyllis Shumate to the affordable
housing committee;
discussed the S.R. 70 project;
approved an increase in Roumelis
Planning & Development Services' grant

Ring found, owner sought
A very valuable and unique ring was
found in a parking lot in Okeechobee in
October. If you think the ring may belong
to you please contact Connie Curry at
the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office,
863-763-3117, ext. 2241. Or, by e-mail at
ccurry@okeesheriff.org.

Church to hold cookie sale
Okeechobee Presbyterian Church,
312 N. Parrot Ave. will hold their annual
Christmas cookie sale on Dec. 11, from
8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the fellowship fall,
entrance on N.W 4th Street. For more
information, please call Betsy Cheney at
863-357-0465.

Lotteries
Florida Lottery -Here are the num-
bers selected Thursday in the Florida Lottery:
Cash 3: 7-0-2; Play 4: 2127; Fantasy 5:
9-13-15-23-28; Mega Money: 8-10-32-42 MB
1; Florida Lotto: 8-11-13-35-38-39X2; Pow-
erball: 14-16-53-54-59 PB 5 x3. Numbers
drawn Friday, Cash 3: 3-2-4; Play 4: 8-0-7-1.


administration fee for the energy efficiency
and conservation block grant from $30,174
to $76,550 because of a corresponding in-
crease in grant amount;
tabled until the December meeting
consideration of vacating and abandoning a
portion of a platted right of way in Petit Park
Subdivision at the request of the applica-
tion;
agreed to cosponsored two high school
rodeos at the agri-civic center in 2012;
approved a contract with Kern Electric
to maintain airfield lighting and equipment
at the Okeechobee County Airport for fiscal
year 2010/2011;
modified the contract with Better
Roads to allow for resurfacing of C.R. 15B
using Florida Department of Transportation
grant money;
approved two bass tournaments in
January, 2011 at a cost of $19,000 with the
estimated basic economic impact on the
county to be $771,110, subject to legal staff
approval;
gave conceptual approval to a new pol-
icy and procedures manual for the county's
parks and recreation facilities;
approved a modification to the emer-
gency operations center grant that would
extend the time to expend grant funds from
Dec. 17, 2010 to March 30, 2012;
rejected a proposed settlement with the
operator of the Okeechobee Jet Center over
fuel fees and authorized county attorney
John Cassels to continue trying to negotiate
a suitable settlement;
tabled until the first meeting in January
a decision on expenditure of $48,000 for the
repair of gutters at the Agri-Civic Center.


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Obituaries

Thomas Pelham Evans, PA., 83
STAMPA -Thomas Pelham Evans,
It P.A., 83, of Tampa, went to be
with his Lord Oct. 27, 2010.
Tom was a wonderful husband,
father and grand-father who always took care of
his family.
He was preceded
in death by his be-
loved wife, Betty. He
leaves behind a
daughter, Jana;
sons, Tom, Stephen
(Hallie) and Mark
(Kim); and six
grandchildren,
Gregory, Matthew,
David, John, Char-
lotte, and Isabelle.
Tom was raised in
Okeechobee,
Fla., during the depression and
helped raise his younger brother and sister. He
graduated from Okeechobee High School early
to enroll in the Navy in 1944, from which he
was honorably discharged in 1946, after which
he hitchhiked home. He then entered college
life at the University of Florida and graduated
from the College of Law in 1951 in a class of
nine.
He practiced law in Tampa as a senior partner
with Shackleford, Farrior, Stallings, and Evans
until his retirement in 1995. He was instrumen-
tal in making SFSE one of the premier law firms
in the Tampa Bay area. During his tenure as an
attorney, he was chairman of The Florida Bar
Real Property Practice Steering Committee
(1964-1966) and was involved in the incorpora-
tion of the Jim Walter Corp and was one of the
original shareholders.
He was also actively engaged in real estate de-
velopment and was the "1970 Outstanding
Member of the Year" for the Greater Tampa
Home Builders Association. He served several
terms as elder in the Forest Hills Presbyterian
Church.
In his personal life, he was a baseball coach,
taking the Forest Hills Little League team to their
first ever District 13 Championship. His hobbies
included hunting, gardening, golf and enjoying
the outdoors.
Donations may be made to Forest Hills Pres-
byterian Church, 709 Linebaugh Ave., Tampa.

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Community Events


Church to host concert
Church of Our Saviour Episcopal church,
located at 200 NW 3rd Street in downtown
Okeechobee, will host the 3rd annual "Be-
ginnings" concert on Nov. 21 at 4:30 p.m.
"Beginnings" and "The Sound of Music" will
feature the Cuvier Trio from Florida Atlantic
University playing early music and a review
of "The Sound of Music," celebrating its 45
anniversary. This year the concert will ben-
efit Healthy Start, a local non-profit organiza-
tion that provides young mothers with edu-
cation and resources. The admission price is
a package of diapers (or a cash donation). In
addition to the Cuvier Trio, the concert will
also feature local students performing selec-
tions from the musical, along with Mike Zi-
erden and Music Director Kevin Kinnaird.

Sunday Steak Dinner
American Legion Post 64 will host their
monthly Legion Steak Dinner this Sunday,
Nov. 21, from 4-6 p.m. Open mic karaoke by
Michael starts at 3 p.m.

Children's Ranch
to host yard sale
For the week of Nov. 22-27, Real Life Chil-
dren's Ranch Yard Sale will be open Tuesday
- Wednesday. And then again on Friday and
Saturday. Come on out for great bargains.

Breakfast and fellowship
at Hampton Inn
Christian Business Breakfast, Monday,
Nov. 22, 8 a.m. at Hampton Inn. Come enjoy
breakfast for $5, fellowship and networking
for free and devotional from the Word, price-
less. Everyone welcome to come and enjoy.
Bring your business card and maybe win a
free book!

Okeechobee Orchid
Club to meet
The Okeechobee Orchid Club will meet
Thursday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Exten-
sion Center, Highway 458 N. Members who
would like to will share information on their
favorite orchid are encouraged to make a
short presentation. Local grower Victor El-
liott will lead the discussion. Also please
bring any problem orchids to discuss or fa-
vorites to show. The Garden Club will meet
at 6 p.m. For more information please call
the extensions office at 863-763-6464.

Martha's House
Closet to open
The store, Martha's Closet, will open
Monday, Nov. 22, at 105 S.W Second Ave-
nue. The store will be open Monday through
Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Martha's
Closet will have clothing for the entire fam-
ily (new and gently-loved), shoes, furniture
and house-wares. Donations for all kinds
will be accepted and appreciated. For more
information call Theresa Alexander, execu-
tive director, Martha's House, Inc. 863-763-
2893. All proceeds to benefit the programs
at Martha's House.


Masonic Lodge to
host Sunday Breakfast
The Masonic Lodge at 107 N.W 5th, will
have a breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 28, from 8
-11 a.m. For only $6, The public is welcome
and carryouts are available.


Real Life Ranch to
hold ongoing yard sales
Real Life Children's Ranch Yard Sale con-
tinues to be open each week from Tuesday-
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds
benefit our children.


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American Quarter Horse event in Okeechobee |


The AFRCHA turkey trot show, an Ameri-
can Quarter Horse Association-approved
special event will be held on Nov. 27-28 at
the Triple J Ranch in Okeechobee.
American Quarter Horse shows test hors-
es' abilities in dozens of different classes.
This special event is just for working cow,
horse and reining enthusiasts.


People who exhibit at an American Quar-
ter Horse show earn points that turn into
awards or cash at the end of the year. By
competing at an AQHA show, exhibitors and
horses also can qualify for an AQHA world
championship show, the premier events in
the entire equine industry.
"We welcome all American Quarter Horse
owners as well as anyone who has a pas-
sion for horses," said Don Treadway, AQHA


executive vice president. 'AQHA shows are
fun, and anyone who has ever wanted to
get involved with horses or compete at an
AQHA show is encouraged to attend."
Each year, AQHA approves more than
3,000 shows and special events across the
globe. For more information about the AFR-
CHA turkey trot show, please contact Kelli
Jean Caves at 352-267-5756 or visit AQHA's
website at www. AQHA.com.


Okeechobee Livestock Market Report


November 15-16, 2010


50.00
45.00
15.00


57.00
55.50
33.00


Cows
Breaking
Cutter
Canner


Bulls
1000-1500 61.00 64.50
1500-2000 60.00 72.00
Monday Tuesday
Calves 496 1842
Cows 181 393
Strs 13 14
Hfrs 4 0
Bulls 18 44
Yrlngs 13 68
Mix 0 0
Total 725 2361


Med #1
170-190
200-250
250-300
300-350
350-400
400-450
450-500
550-600
600-650
Med #2
150-200
200-250
250-300
300-350
350-400
400-450


Steers Hfrs
150-170
152-165 122-140
140-152 110-124
130-147 102-112
125-137 116-118
119-129 97-110
108-123 95-109
99-113 89-99
95-106 85-92
Steers Hfrs
-95-135
120-145 95-115
115-145 95-112
105-132 85-105
100-126 85-100
95-117 88-95


Small #1
250-300 -100-125
300-350 103-130 91-104
350-400 102-129 85-100
Good prices this week.
Short run of 700 Monday,
but made up for it with
2300 Tuesday. No sales next
week. Sweet Water Ranch
and Crescent Bar3 topped
the calf market with a high
of $1.70. Davie Dairy and
Goodno Ranch topped the
cow market with a high of
$58. Charolais Bull sale Jan.
14, 2011, Walden Farms.
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Farm City Week Luncheon honors agriculture


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
A good crowd turned out to learn more
about agriculture as the 17th annual Farm
City Week luncheon was held at the KOA
Convention Center in Okeechobee on
Thursday.
While the major speaker, Bill Vasden, Jr.
Chairman of the Florida Feedstock Growers
Association, was unable to attend, the lunch
did feature a lifetime service award to Lynda
Syfrett. President of the Okeechobee Area
Agri-Council Melissa Montes de Oca said Sy-
frett has been a long term community leader
for youth programs. Her accomplishments
include 20 years on the Okeechobee youth
livestock committee, 17 years as a member
of the Okeechobee High School Citizens
Advisory Committee, 16 years as a Board
of Trustees Member for Indian River State
College, and six years as a member of the
Florida State Fair Authority.
Syfrett was also instrumental in the cre-
ation of the Okeechobee County Fair.
Chairman of the luncheon Jeff Sumner
said the lunch is a great way to promote
youth programs in the community and
also to promote what agriculture does for
Okeechobee.
"We feel the event went very well. It was
a successful event. We made a profit again
so we can do a Farm City scholarship for the
second year in a row," he said.
Mr. Sumner said the youth groups are his
favorite part of the program each year. All
of the group representatives get to tell the


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crowd about their club and how they are ac-
tive in the community.
Mr. Sumner said while he isn't an expert
on the economics of agriculture he under-
stands that all areas of the economy are suf-
fering this year. He said agriculture is very
important to Okeechobee's economy.
"Farming needs to be promoted na-
tion wide. That is the purpose of Farm-City
Week. Here in Okeechobee the community
is closely involved with agriculture. Nation-
wide the city folk and business people need
to realize the importance of agriculture to
their way of life," he added.
Sumner also praised Mrs. Syfrett for her
service to the area's youth. She was unable
to attend due to a scheduling conflict. "Linda
has been involved with youth for as long as
I can remember. We were happy to honor
her because she has always done a fantastic
job." A special raffle was held for some left
over beef loins and the money raised will go
toward a college scholarship for a graduat-
ing OHS senior.
Greg Thogersen, President of the


Okeechobee Kiwanis Club provided the
welcome and led the crowd in singing "My
Country Tis of Thee." Reverend Bruce Simp-
son provided the invocation.
The Gold sponsors of the event this
year included Farm Credit of South Flor-
ida, Okeechobee Area Agri-Council, and
Okeechobee Cattleman's Association. The
Silver sponsors were Gilbert Chevrolet, Ever-
glades Farm Equipment, Center State Bank,
and Diamond R. Fertilizer. Bronze sponsors
included Regions Bank, Eli's Western Wear,
Okeechobee County Cattlewomen Associa-
tion, Seacoast National Bank, Emory Walker
Company, St. Lucie Battery and Tire, and
Lakeland Nutrition Group, LLC. Rick Ams-


den, David Hazellief and Noel Chandler were
the chefs. Special thanks was also given to
the Okeechobee News and WOKC radio.
Committee members this year for the
lunch included Jeff Sumner, Charlene Dew-
ey, Debbie Clements, Linda Crane, Melissa
Montes de Oca, Nancy Brown, Becky Strat-
ton, Nicole Stinson and Audrey Driggers.
Special thanks for donations were given
to Farm Credit of South Florida, Okeechobee
County Farm Bureau, Berger Insurance Ser-
vices, Orchid Island Juice Company, Syble's
Flowers and Gifts, Pogey's Family Restau-
rant, The Atlantic Group at Morgan Stanley,
Bills Mini Mart, Florida Dairy Farmers, Syfrett
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Okeechobee County employees' salary cut rescinded
By Pete Gawda As a cost saving measure, commission- the same apportionment method that was missioners will re-evaluate salaries in th
Okeechobee News ers cut county employees' salary 3 percent used to plan the current budget, the addi- light of the financial situation at that time.
The economic situation is a little brighter effective Oct. 1, the beginning of the new tional money above $1.5 million was divided The sheriff said that some of his co'
for Okeechobee County employees thanks fiscal year. At the end of the old fiscal year between the constitutional officers and the saving measures worked better than antic
to the thriftiness of Okeechobee County the sheriff returned about $1.8 million in county. The amount that would have been pated. Also the fact that there were no hu
Sheriff Paul May and the action taken by excess fees from the 2009/10 budget. About apportioned to the sheriff's office went into ricanes this year helped the sheriff's office
Okeechobee County Commissioners at their $1.5 million of that amount was applied to reserves. Commissioners voted to use the save money.
Thursday, Nov. 18 meeting the sheriff's office budget shortfall. Using county's share to restore employees' pay. Post your opinions in the Public Issues Forum
The reinstatement was effective Oct. 1 and www.newszap.com. Reporter Pete Gawda ca
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By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
A proposed restaurant cleared another
hurdle toward opening its doors as a result
of action taken Thursday evening, Nov. 18
by the City of Okeechobee Planning Board.
After hearing a presentation by city planner
Bill Brisson the board granted a special ex
ception to Anselmo and MaryAnn Madrigal
to open a restaurant in a light commercial
zoning district at 510 N.E. Second Ave. It
would be a take out and delivery restau-
rant that would be open from 10 a.m. to
5 p.m.
The total square footage required is eight
parking spaces and only three are available
currently. However, Mr. Brisson said the
applicant would have the opportunity to
convince the technical review committee
that they did not need eight parking spaces
since the delivery service could eliminate
the need for that many parking spaces. Mr.
Brisson said the traffic generation was dou-


ble what he first thought it would be. How-
ever, most of the traffic generated would
not be at peak rush hours. Also there was
no sewer available. The location is served
by a septic tank. Mr. Brisson did not know
if that would be a problem.
The planning board granted the special
exception providing parking and septic
would be addressed by the technical re-
view committee.
The planning board was also asked
by the city council to address the issue of
storefront churches since city regulations
do not cover that issue. Churches are cur-
rently allowed in residential areas on a site
of five acres. If the site is less than five acres,
a special exception is required and the site
must be at least 40,000 square feet.
The board recommended that store-
front churches of less than 1,500 feet be al-
lowed. If they are larger than 1,500 square
feet they would require a special exception.
There would no restriction on storefront
churches in the central business district.


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Suspected grow house raided


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
Detectives from the
Okeechobee Narcotics
Task Force shut down a
suspected grow house
Thursday, Nov. 18, but
found only a small amount
of suspected pot. Robert W.
Robert Whitmore Fite, Fite
42, S.E. 32nd St., Okeecho-
bee, was arrested on felony charges of at-
tempted cultivation of marijuana and felony
possession of drug paraphernalia. He was
also arrested on a misdemeanor charge of
possession of marijuana under 20 grams.
Fite was booked into the Okeechobee
County Jail Thursday morning under a bond
of $10,500. Jail records show that he was re-
leased on bond later that afternoon.
According to an arrest report by a task


force detective, 6.0 grams of a green leafy
substance was found in Fite's rented home.
When tested, that substance indicated a pos-
itive result for the presence of marijuana.
However, task force detectives also re-
portedly found numerous items that are
indicative of a marijuana grow house opera-
tion. Among the items allegedly found were:
marijuana seeds; ballasts; growing pots,
with marijuana leaves and flakes inside; two
plastic bags with marijuana inside them; nu-
merous Gro-Dan blocks; plastic containers
with marijuana, marijuana seeds and stems;
potting buckets; and, pvc piping under the
house.
The report states that the actual raid on
the home was conducted Nov. 5, but Fite was
out of town at the time. The actual owner of
the home gave task force detectives consent
to search the home, added the report.
Fite, who is unemployed, was then ar-
rested Thursday.


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Okeechobee News November 21, 2010


Taylor Creek Bass Club


member takes top honors


Taylor Creek Bass Club member, Byron
Chastain took top honors in their monthly
tournament on Nov. 13, at Okeechobee Lake
Harney Pond boat ramp. Chastain brought
to the scales a total weight of 10.22 lbs. for
the first place win.
Les Tory took Big Fish award with his
4.98 lbs. fish and second place with a total
weight of 9.92 lbs. Jack Harrison finished in
third place with a catch of 9.75 lbs,, followed
by Larry Wise in fourth place with 8.81 lbs.


The Taylor Creek Bass Club meets at the
Buck Head Ridge VFW Post 9528 on the
second Thursday of each month. Tourna-
ments are held the following weekend. New
boaters and (especially) non-boaters are
welcome. For information call Dave Stout at
863-467-2255.
The club also sponsors and presents the
annual Lee McAllister Memorial Kid's Fish-
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November 21, 2010


Okeechobee News


Brahman football loses to Hollywood Hills


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Jeremy Donaldson and Cody Hartwell
combined for 320 yards rushing and four
touchdowns as the Hollywood Hills Spar-
tans ripped Okeechobee 45-0 in the Regional
Quarterfinal Game Friday night at McArthur
High School in Fort Lauderdale.
The Spartans huge and experienced offen-
sive line controlled the game from the start to
finish as they had three 80 yard scoring drives
in the first half.
"We are happy and excited to have the op-
portunity to play one of the best teams in the
nation next week in Dwyer. Our offensive line
played well. When they get their hands on
you they are really good at blocking," Spartan
Coach Scott Barnwell said. His team had 380
yards rushing and 38 yards passing.
Hollywood Hills jumped on Okeechobee
early after a key fourth down conversion on
their first drive. On 4th at 2 at the Brahman 31
yard line, Donaldson found a crease and rum-
bled 30 yards to set up the Spartans first touch-
down, his own 1 yard scoring run. Hollywood
Hills then drove 80 yards in three plays on
their next series to go up 14-0. Hartwell broke
off a 45 yard run to set up Donaldson for a 27
yard run through the Brahman defense.
Only a fumble recovery and intercep-
tion by Erick McQueen in the first half kept
Okeechobee in the game. Hollywood Hill's
eight-play, 80 yard drive in the second quarter
put the Spartans up 21-0. Hartwell ran for 21


yards and scored the touchdown on a 19 yard
sweep.
Okeechobee's only turnover, a bad center
snap, set up Hollywood Hills at the Brahman
15 on the next series and QB Daniel May hit
Andres Larrieu with a 10 yard swing pass to
make it 28-0. Sebastian Alvarez added a 43
yard field goal as time expired in the first half
to make it 31-0. Brahman Coach Myron Jack-
son said his team couldn't stop the Spartan's
rushing attack and he knew before the game
that would be a key to his team's fortunes,
"Stopping the run is our weakness and run-
ning the ball is their strength. We didn't tackle
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Okeechobee's best drive of the night came
in the second quarter when they drove 56
yards to the Spartan 30 yard line before their
drive stalled. Aukeemian Mills caught five balls
for 45 yards as Okeechobee was held 17 yards
in offense thanks to seven QB sacks. "When
it comes to throwing and catching the foot-
ball it comes down to inches. A few inches
here and there are the difference between a
completion and an incompletion. It is hard to
have any passing continuity when your QB is
afraid for his life," Jackson added.
Okeechobee couldn't handle the pressure
Hollywood Hills threw at them with speed off


the edge and Radebaugh had no time to pick
out receivers. Jesse Thomas had a 55 yard
kick return and also returned an interception
18 yards for Okeechobee. John Kemp also
had a QB sack. Cody Walker had a tackle be-
hind the line of scrimmage.
Hollywood Hills added a 15 yard touch-
down run by Donaldson on the first drive of
the third quarter and then went to backup
players in the fourth quarter.
Coach Jackson said he felt the Brahmans
improved a lot this year and are taking baby
steps towards respectability and contention.
"This was a 300 percent increase in wins this
year."


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OHS soccer team victorious


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Hunter Pritchard, Augustin Leon and
Diego Rodriguez had two goals apiece as
Okeechobee High School destroyed Fort
Pierce Westwood, 9-1, in boy's varsity soc-
cer action Wednesday night at Brahman
stadium.
Okeechobee poured it on in the second
half against an obviously outmanned Pan-
ther squad.
Coach Lonnie Sears said he was very
pleased with the overall performance of his
team, "It wasn't real great in the first half but
in the second half we really turned it on."
Erick Garcia and Marcos Fonseca also
added goals for Okeechobee (2-0).
Pritchard returned to the lineup after
off season surgery and was an immediate
impact on the Brahman offense. They pep-
pered the net all night and got a number of
scoring opportunities.
"We still don't have everybody back yet
so I really can't say for sure how good we
are or how good we'll be," Coach Sears
added.
Sears said he was very impressed that his
team went after two weaker teams to start
the season. He said in the past the team
might not have been that aggressive and
hungry for goals, "In our district, when we
have a state championship contender, they
beat these types of teams by eight goals.
That is what we did tonight. I'm not say-


ing we're state championship caliber by no
means but these are the things we need to
do to get there."
Sears said his team has as much talent as
he has seen but noted most of the players
are green and inexperienced. He said the
team should be a lot better by the end of the
season.
The soccer team travels to Sebring on
Monday.
They hold their annual 100 minute fund
raiser match next Tuesday night at Brahman
stadium at 7 p.m. Community members are
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IN THE CIRCUITCOURT OF
THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORDA
CASE NO. 2010-CP-162
IN RE: ESTATE OF
GIESELA B. WISEMAN
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The name of the decedent, the
designation of the court in which the
administration of this estate is pend-
ing, and the file number are indicat-
ed above. The address of the Court
is 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee,
onrda 34972. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representa-
tive and the personal
re resentative's attorney are indicat-
edbelow.
If you have been served with a
copy of this notice and you have any
claim or demand against the dece-
dent's estate, even if that claim is
unmatured, conbngent or liquidated,
you must file your claim with the
court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF
A DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE.
Al other creditors of the decedent
and other persons who have claims
or demands against decedent's es-
tate, including unmatured, contin-
gent or unliquidated claims, must file
their claims with the court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
EVEN IF A CLAIM IS NOT BARRED
BY THE LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED
ABOVE, ALL CLAIMS WHICH HAVE
NOT BEEN FILED WILL BE BARRED
TWO YEARS AFTER DECEDENTS
DEATH.
The date of death of the decedent
is: October 1, 2010.
The date of first publication of this
Notice is November 21, 2010.
Personal Representative:
WESLEY WISEMAN
109 Grandcrest Dnve
Suwanee, GA 30024
Attorney for
Personal Representative:
COLIN M. CAMERON
200 N.E. 4th Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34972
(863) 763-8600
Fla. Bar No. 270441
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COQUINA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR COQUINA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
NILL HOLD A MEETING ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010 AT 9:00 A.M.
4T 17429 NW 242nd STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FL, 34972 (FIELD OFFICE). A
:OPY OF THE PROPOSED AGENDA MAY BE OBTAINED UPON REQUEST
:ROM THE UNDERSIGNED. IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DE-
ISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSID-
-RED AT SUCH MEETING; THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE
'RECEEDINGS AND FOR SUCH PURPOSES THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO
ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, WHICH IN-
:LUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO
3E BASED, IS MADE. ANY PERSON WISHING TO SPEAK AT THE MEETING
AUST HAVE THEIR NAME AND TOPIC PLACED ON THE AGENDA ONE WEEK
BEFORE THE DATE OF THE MEETING. ALL PROPERTY OWNERS WITHIN
THE DISTRICT ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.
[N ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PER-
SONS NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION OR AN INTERPRETER TO
PARTICIPATE IN THE PROCEEDINGS SHOULD CONTACT THE DISTRICTS
OFFICES BY CALLING (863)763-4601 AT LEAST TWO (2) DAYS PRIOR TO
THE DATE OF THE MEETING.
NOTICE: COQUINA WATER CONTROL DISTRICT HAS AN ONGOING AQUAT-
IC SPRAYING PROGRAM, DISTRICT WIDE.
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17429 NW 242ND STREET
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Big Lake Mission


to 'serve up'


Thanksgiving meal

By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News

Once again as they have been doing for
the past thirteen or fourteen years, Big Lake
Missions Outreach will be serving a tradi-
tional Thanksgiving Dinner to the homeless.
The meal will be served in the First United
Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 11
a.m. to 2 p.m. Last year they fed 150 people
with the help of volunteers from various
church groups. The meals will be eat in or
take out.
Big Lake Missions Outreach does not
forget the homeless the rest of the year, ei-
ther. Every weekday they serve meals to the
homeless at noon behind the First United
Methodist Church.





November 21, 2010 Okeechobee News


OHS lady hoopsters lose


to MC Lady Tigers 59-37


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Martin County ruined Okeechobee's
home opener with a strong defensive effort
as they defeated the Lady Brahmans 59-37
in girl's basketball action Thursday night.
Kaila Callender had 17 points and six
rebounds for Martin County (2-0). Taryn
Richard added 11 points and seven re-
bounds.
Okeechobee had 12 points from fresh-
man Thadd Sanders. Janet Smith and Ami
Edwards both had nine points.
Okeechobee struggled in their half court
offense and couldn't get their fast break on
track. Brahman Coach Erin Morrow said
Martin County did a good job getting back
on defense and slowed the fast break of-
fense. "Obviously that team is very experi-
enced and you could tell they knew what
they were doing," the coach said. "We're
young and we haven't played together too
long."
Morrow said her focus in the next few
games will be chemistry and playing to-
gether both on offense and defense. She
said the team's intensity wasn't what it was
during their victory on Wednesday at South
Fork.
"Our strategy remains the same. We
hope to play good defense, get the fast


breaks and keep being aggressive. We
need to play as a team. I want to see us
grow as a team, work together, and ma-
ture," she added.
Martin County held a double-digit lead
for much of the first half and Okeechobee
never got closer than 20 points in the fourth
quarter.
The Lady Brahmans will play at the Mar-
tin County Turkey Classic on Monday and
Tuesday.


Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Shamarah Shanks (bottom) and Jary-
ca Baker (top) battle for a loose ball
on the floor during Thursday's game
against Martin County.


OHS girls blank JC Rams, 1-0


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans
peppered the John Carroll Lady Rams net all
night long and finally put a ball in the net in
the second half as the Lady Brahmans won
their home opener, 1-0, in girls soccer action
Thursday night at Brahman stadium.
Tiffany McGee scored the goal with a
free kick to improve Okeechobee's record
to (3-0).
"I got a shot close to the goal and I just
kicked it in. It was good," she said.
McGee and her teammates have worked
a lot on conditioning, communication, and
passing this year. They have yet to allow a
goal in their first three matches. They defeat-
ed Avon Park 8-0 on the road and also shut
out John Carroll earlier this year.
Coach Julie Bohannon has been pleased
with the play of her squad, "We have a really
strong offense this year. Tonight we had 20
shots on goal and to have only one go in is a
little frustrating."
Bohannon said once the team starts to
play District foes they will realize how good
they can really be. For now she is just happy
the team is playing hard and playing togeth-
er.
"We have a lot of strong girls this year
and I'm really excited that we are off to a
great start. We are playing well and com-
municating," she added.
Emily Raulerson played a strong game up
front for Okeechobee. She had several shots
on goal. Kailey Hoover tossed a shutout in


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Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
LeAnna Cotton (left) fires a shot on
the Rams net during the first half of
Thursday's soccer match at Brahman
stadium.
the net for Okeechobee. She didn't face a lot
of tough shots in the match.
Okeechobee controlled possession of the
ball and had the ball in the Lady Rams end
of the field for the vast majority of the night.
McGee said she hopes to see more of-
fense in future matches, "The win feels good
but we should have had more goals. We're
working as a team and we must keep prac-
ticing. We had a lot of shots on goal but we
were all over it and couldn't get the ball in."
The Lady Brahmans travel to Jensen
Beach next Tuesday.


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