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Vol. 101 No. 148 Friday, December 10, 2010


500 Plus tax


Barking dog
awakens owner
to mobile home
fire ... Page 3

Christian .
Team
Trail
fishes
the
Big 0 ...
Page 14


Woman and teen
face felony drug
charges
... Page 11

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New chambers of commerce formed


Okeechobee area now has
three chambers of commerce
By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee has now three chambers of
commerce, at least on paper.
The community has the oldest chamber, the
Okeechobee County Chamber of Commerce,
and two other recently formed chambers, the



City honors


outgoing


councilman
By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
At the Tuesday, Dec. 7 Okeechobee City
Council meeting, councilmen honored one
of their own for service to the city. They also
purchased police vehicles and took care of
several items of routine business.
Outgoing councilman Lowry Markham
was presented a plaque for his twelve years'
service on the council. Mr. Watford person-
ally thanked Mr. Markham for his service,
particularly for his expertise in the areas
of land use and zoning. He also noted that
Mr. Markham was responsible for starting
the city's Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Gary Ritter, director of South Florida Water
Management District's Okeechobee Service
Center acknowledged Mr. Markham's inter-
est in stormwater and Lake Okeechobee is-
sues. "You are going to be greatly missed,"
he added.
The council approved purchase of 11
Ford Crown Victorias for $21,838 each from
Okeechobee Ford, six Dodge Chargers at
See CITY Page 5


Okeechobee Area Chamber of Commerce and
the Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee
County.
The Okeechobee County Chamber of Com-
merce is inactive. The last general membership
meeting was held last spring. Their office on
the corner of Parrott Avenue and Park Street,
has been closed for some time. This chamber
also has tax problems. The Florida Depart-
ment of Revenue has a tax lien against the
Okeechobee County Chamber of Commerce
for $1,745.14 in unpaid unemployment taxes


for 2007 and 2008. The Internal Revenue Ser-
vice has payroll tax liens totalling $105,467.50
against the Okeechobee County Chamber of
Commerce for various unpaid federal taxes
from 2001 through 2009.
Matt Buxton, President of the Board of Di-
rectors of the Okeechobee Chamber of Com-
merce, would like to dissolve that organization.
According to the chamber's bylaws, it would
take a vote of the board of directors to dissolve
See CHAMBER- Page 5


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OHS Soccer Team defeats Suncoast
The Okeechobee High School boys soccer team defeated the Suncoast Chargers
Mauro Dominguez #21 and the rest of the Brahman defense played well as they
defended their home field against the Suncoast Chargers Wednesday night. For
more on the story, see page 19




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have a big influence on the decisions people make about using tobacco."
Left to right are Principal Weigum, Intervention Specialist Ms. Mullins and
Mr. Bender.


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'The Man With Bogart's Face' provides entertaining evening


By Louise Dowling
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee Community Theatre's Dec.
3 and 4 production of "The Man With Bog-
art's Face" provided a delightful break from
the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.
The show was set in 1958 and combined
comedy, mystery and a little romance. It was
presented as a radio play. Cast members
read their lines into the microphone while
sound technicians added the "atmosphere"
by slamming a door or loudly kissing the
back of a hand.
Since the sound technicians could be
seen by the audience, their antics provided
additional humor for those "watching" the
radio show.
The story followed the adventures of a
man who is such a fan of movie star Hum-
phrey Bogart and his screen persona "Sam


Dr. Fred Brown, who served the Okeecho-
bee community for 31 years, retired from his
medical practice this week, due to health is-
sues.
Friends of Dr. Brown are encouraging
his patients (past or present) and their fami-
lies to send cards and letters, sharing their
memories and thanking Dr. Brown for his
dedication and service. Cards and letters
may be sent in care of the Dr. Fred Brown
Children's Health Center, 2015 Highway 441
N., Okeechobee, Florida 34972. The staff at

County offices closed

for Holiday luncheon
Okeechobee County Offices will be
closed on Dec. 17, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
for a Christmas Luncheon.


Spade," that he has his face surgically al-
tered so he will look like Bogart. Striving to
mimic his movie hero, he becomes a private
eye. Along the way, the Bogart lookalike
finds romance, solves the case of a missing
husband and gets involved in the quest for
the precious sapphires known as "The Eyes
of Alexander."
The cast included John Garner, Mike Zi-
erden, Mike White, Matt Garner, Billy Mc-
Cullers, Harry Moldenhauer, Robert Steiner,
Genna Lute, Jacque Hayes, Joyce Taylor and
Laurie Garner. Marie Koepke was house
manager. Linda Bohannon was the hair
stylist. Set construction was by Ron Hayes,
Jacque Hayes, Kevin Lute and Joanie Mof-
fatt.
Okeechobee Community Theatre's next
production will be "Dixie Swim Club,"
March 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2011.


Coquina Water Control board meets


By Pete Gawda
Okeechobee News
The Coquina Water Control District
Board of Supervisors discussed several
routine matters at their monthly meeting
on Wednesday, Dec. 8.
Attorney Tony Young gave an update on
the twenty acres of land that Coquina had
previously voted to buy for fill dirt. He said
he anticipated closing on the first ten acres
in a few weeks. Engineer Bryon Clemmons
said he looked over the property and of-
fered the opinion that there would not be
any problem getting a South Florida Water
Management District permit since there are
no wetlands on the property.
Mr. Young said the matter of the fence
built across Coquina property is in the pro-
cess of being resolved.
Since the board recently purchased a
new road grader, they decided to declare


the old one to be surplus and put it up for
auction.
The board discussed cleaning canals
during the current dry season. However, in
light of recently planned road projects, they
decided to wait on canal cleaning.
There was some discussion of Coquina
easements bordering canals. These ease-
ments are for Coquina to have access to
their canals and water control structures.
They are not to be maintained as public
rights of way. It was noted that landowners
could post these easements against tres-
passers, if they so desired.
The board also decided to put shell-
rock to a depth of 6 inches and a width of
twenty feet on the road from their dirt pit
to prepare the road for the trucks that will
be hauling dirt for recently approved road
work.
The next meeting will be Jan. 12 at the
shop.


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Four of the world's wealthiest men bid for possession of a pair of unique sap-
phires, and they'll do anything, including murder, to get them. Performers in the
Okeechobee Theatre production of, "The Man With Bogart's Face" on Friday
and Saturday are, left to right, Billy McCullers, Robert Steiner, Harry Molden-
hauer and Matt Garner.


Barking dog awakens owner to fire


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
A barking dog apparently awoke a
resident at 13801 U.S. 441 south east early
Wednesday as flames shot up outside the
entrance to the mobile home, Okeechobee
County Fire Rescue said.
A report from Lt. Robert Mears said two
units and four firemen responded to the resi-
dence to find the fire put out by the resident
with a garden hose.
Lt. Mears said an extension cord being
used outside to charge a golf cart battery
apparently sparked the flames. He said the
cord became worn because it was wedged
between two surfaces.
Firemen urge residents to be very cau-
tious when using extension cords outside
their residences.
Approximately $1,500 in property dam-
age was reported in the blaze, Lt. Mears
added.
Firemen responded just after 3 a.m. and
were on the scene until about 5:30 a.m.
Damage was confined to the stairway, the



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skirting and the undercarriage of the home.
The American Red Cross Okeechobee of-
fice assisted the Syble Bryant family in their
time of need.
There were no injuries reported.


Friends of Dr. Fred Brown encouraged

to send cards and letters to center


December 10, 2010


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OPINION


Public Forum/Speak Out


Letters to the Editor


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topics. What follows is a sampling of
some of the discussions currently tak-
ing place. Thanks for participating!

Yard sale
I think it is a great idea for a school to
host a community yard sale and let every-
one bring their stuff and pay a table fee.
However, I did not have enough notice to
get stuff together as it was only in the paper
a few days before the sale. I hope they do
this again after the holidays and give people
a month's notice as it takes time to clean out
the attic and garage to gather up the stuff you
want to sell. Also, a lot of the winter people
don't come down until after New Year's and
they love yard sales. Or maybe if the North
Elementary folks don't want to host another
one this year, another school might give it
a try.

Class size amendment
When the Class Size Amendment was
passed in 2002 it said right in the wording
that the State would pay for it, not the in-
dividual school districts. The State has NOT
done what it was supposed to do-which
was to "fully fund" it. Let us not forget that
the reason districts are hurting for the mon-
ey to fund this is because they were never
expected to fund it. Now that the public has
spoken, the Legislature needs to do their
job-fully fund it, and add wording that will
allow districts the wiggle room they need-
for the "nineteenth" student, for instance.
Maybe they will now look at this issue seri-
ously and quit trying to side step what the
public has clearly said that they want. Also,
you do realize that this "fine" situation was
just created at their last session in the spring
to try to get the districts and the public to
weaken the original language. The public
did not take to the threat of a fine. They
stood up for kids. Well, the fine can go away,
if the Legislature does the right thing and
starts seriously putting the education of our
youth and future of this state ahead of their
own agenda.


Are you saying that one extra student in
a class is going to put too much of a burden
on the teacher and the quality of education?
No one is talking about adding 20 more kids
just providing a little wiggle room for the ex-
tra student in class.

Christmas
Merry Christmas! I refuse to say "happy
holidays." It is the way I was raised and I will
honor my upbringing and my beliefs until I
die.
I believe in God, so I say "Happy Holi-
days." Our currency says "in GOD we trust,"
not "in Jesus we trust." So does that make
our money wrong?
If by "Happy Holidays" you mean
Thanksgiving,
Christmas and *
New Years, I 90(9.
don't see any- [ "
thing wrong Ji j
with saying it. I
do believe the history of combining the birth
of Christ with the winter solstice, green trees,
lights, etc., is pagan. Still, I love the lights and
if lighting them during the long dark hours of
winter is evil then I guess I am evil.
Here is what bothers me ... people say
things like "if I can't make more money,
my kids won't have a Christmas." Christ-
mas is not presents or decorations or food.
Christmas is the celebration of the birth of
Christ. Dr. Seuss got it right in the story of
the Grinch.
Jesus Christ is the son of God. Christ-
mas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus
Christ -- as indicated by the name "Christ
- mas." People who believe in Jesus Christ
also believe in God the father, so I am
pretty sure they trust in God. There is obvi-
ously no conflict there. If you don't believe
Jesus Christ was the son of God, then you
wouldn't celebrate his feast day and so of
course you would not use the word Christ-
mas. But those who are celebrating Christ-
mas are proud to be followers of Christ and
should have the right to say so, since in this
country we have both freedom of religion
and freedom of speech.
If you don't believe in Jesus Christ, and
thus do not celebrate Christmas, then what
holidays are you wishing people to have
happy ones? If it's New Year's, why not just
say "Happy New Year?" I believe the Jewish
feast of Hanukkah will be over on Dec. 9 so
by Friday it will be too late to say "Happy Ha-
nukkah."


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Florida's economic future
is bright
Over the last month I have had the oppor-
tunity to meet with government and busi-
ness leaders from Japan and Italy includ-
ing the Japanese Ambassador to the United
States Ichiro Fujisaki and the President of
Umbria in Italy, Catiuscia Marini. One thing
is clear from these meetings-the world is
eager to do business with, and in, the State
of Florida.
In fact, over the last four years I have met
with leaders from more than 30 countries
to discuss opportunities for increased trade
and tourism for Florida. Our state is highly
regarded around the world. Almost every
leader I have met with has vacationed in
Florida. After coming here for fun, govern-
ment and business leaders from around the
globe are now looking for opportunities to
come here for business.
People around the world understand that
Florida offers an unmatched combination of
"pro-business" policies as well as an incred-
ible quality of life. But the international inter-
est in Florida is not limited to doing business
in the Sunshine State. With the expansion of
the Panama Canal-and the close proximity
to the canal from a number of Florida ports,
our state is seen as the gateway to emerg-
ing markets in Central and South America.
Today 1 in 6 jobs in Florida is supported by
international business-that number is ex-
pected to increase significantly.
The increased international interest in
Florida coincides with the recently released
Economic Competitiveness Index released
by the American Legislative Exchange Coun-
cil and economist Arthur Laffer. According
to the index, the five states in America with
the brightest economic future are Utah, Col-
orado, Texas, South Dakota, and Florida-in
that order. It is worth noting that Florida is
the highest ranked state in the Southeast.

Lotteries
Florida Lottery Here are the num-
bers selected Wednesday in the Florida
Lottery: Cash 3: 6-7-9; Play 4: 5-7-5-4;
Fantasy 5: 15-21-22-23-31; Mega Money:
19-30-38-42 MB 1; Florida Lotto: 4-14-23-
42-46-50 X 5; Powerball: 8-11-25-41-58 PB
16 x4. Numbers drawn Thursday, Cash 3:
6-3-4; Play 4: 3-7-3-3.


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The index is based on 15 indicators. Flor-
ida scores well in many areas. We are 37th
in property tax burden, 39th in the sales tax
burden, and 45th in the burden remaining
taxes. Thanks to our Constitutional prohibi-
tion of a state income tax we are of course
50th in that category.
Our state is also trending in the right di-
rection. In 2008, Florida was #16 on the in-
dex, last year we were 11 th, and now we are
fifth. Based on the Economic Competitive-
ness Index it appears Florida's economy is
well positioned to turn around sooner than
most states in the country.
Of course, Florida's economy does not
operate in a vacuum. National and inter-
national economic conditions impact our
state's bottom line. But as the economy re-
bounds it appears that the world is ready to
do business in Florida and our state's eco-
nomic future is bright.
Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp is
Florida's 17th Lieutenant Governor. He
serves as Chairman of Space Florida, Chair-
man of Florida's Children and Youth Cabinet,
and oversees the Office of Drug Control.
Jeff Kottkamp
Florida Lt. Governor



Okeechobee

Forecast

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near
73. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight: Patchy fog after 4 a.m. Other-
wise, partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
North northwest wind around 5 mph be-
coming calm.

Extended Forecast
Saturday: Patchy fog before 7 a.m. Oth-
erwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a
low around 47. Calm wind becoming west
northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of show-
ers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near
76. West wind between 5 and 15 mph, with
gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low
around 38. North northwest wind around 10
mph.


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purposeful neutrality, fairness, objectivity,
fearlessness and compassion.
* To use our opinion pages to facilitate community
debate, not to dominate itwith our own opinions.
* To disclose our own conflicts of interest or
potential conflicts to our readers.
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the prominence it deserves.
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CITY
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$22,712 each from Okeechobee Chrysler
and one Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for $25,648
from Gilbert Chevrolet. Total amount spent
on vehicles was $402,138. Councilman
Dowling Watford, owner of Okeechobee
Ford, abstained from voting because of a
conflict of interest.
The council approved a request from
Okeechobee Main Street to temporar-
ily close downtown streets for the Dec. 11
Christmas Festival and Parade. In years past,
the chamber of commerce was responsible
for the parade. This year, with the chamber's
future uncertain, Main Street was asked to
organize the holiday event.
The council approved a resolution to sup-
port a change to the Consultant's Competi-
tive Negotiation Act to allow local and state
agencies to procure professional services on
a "best value basis."
In two election related items the board
approved the certified election returns and
adopted a resolution naming Devin Max-
well, Clayton Williams and Dowling Watford
as city councilmen and Lane Gamiotea as
city clerk based on those results.
The council appointed Russell Cale to the
Police Pension Board of Trustees and award-
ed a contract for median curb installation to
Vest Concrete, Inc.
The mayor presented a Five-Year Service
award to account supervisor India Riedel
and a Ten-Year Service Award to school
crossing guard Donna Grimes.


Holiday Happenings


UKeecnoDee News/'ete uawaa

Outgoing city

council member
At the Tuesday, Dec. 7 meeting of
the Okeechobee City Council, Mayor
James Kirk, right, presented outgoing
city councilman Lowry Markham, left,
with a plaque for serving 12 years on
the city council.


Lighted Christmas Parade is
Saturday Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
The parade will take place on Saturday,
Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in downtown Okeecho-
bee. The arts and crafts show will take place
in Flagler Parks beginning at 9 a.m.

Christmas Toy Drive
Big Lake Mission Outreach is sponsoring
their 16th Annual Toy Drive for the needy
children in OUR community. We screen
our families for needs and the gifts are to
be placed under the tree for Christmas Day.
We are in need of new gifts for ages baby
to teen. Donations can be toys, gift cards, or
gifts suitable for teens. Checks are welcome
made out to: Big Lake Missions Outreach.
We will purchase what is needed. Also, food
items are always acceptable and needed.
Donations of toys or gifts will be accepted
through Dec. 20. Pick-up and receipts are
available upon request.

OHS presents holiday play
The Okeechobee High School Drama
Club will present the children's show, "How
Santa Got His Christmas Tree," for families
on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are
$5 per person. The club will also be col-
lecting Toys for Tots. If the patron brings a
new, unwrapped toy to the performance
they will get in free. The club will also be
serving Christmas cookies and tea after the
performance and have a drawing for a live
small tree.


Gilbert Chevrolet collecting
Toys for Tots
Gilbert Chevrolet is attempting to make
this the best year ever for the annual Toys for
Tots Drive by collecting the most amount of
toys! Please bring in an unwrapped toy and
they will enter your name in a raffle to win
a list of prizes from Gilbert Chevrolet "Wish
list." Items to be given away include a Digi-
tal Camera, Child's Bike, BBQ grill and GPS
Navigation system. Gilbert Chevrolet is locat-
ed at 3550 Hwy. 441 South in Okeechobee.
For directions to the store call 863-763-3154.

4-H Club sells holiday wreaths
The Bits and Spurs 4-H Club has hol-
iday wreaths for sale at the Okeecho-
bee County Extension Office on U.S.
Highway 98. Fresh greenery wreaths,
swags and centerpieces are available.

South Elementary Winter
Carnival is Dec. 16
The South Elementary School Winter
Carnival will be Dec. 16, from 5:30 to 7:30
p.m. In addition to the traditional cake walk,
silent auction, radio flyer ride, and games
with prizes, "Baldy The Eagle" is celebrating
his 40th birthday with birthday cake, party
favors, and photo opportunities. The Winter
Carnival is open to the community.


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the chamber. However, Mr. Buxton says he
has not been able to contact board members
to arrange a meeting. In addition to Mr. Bux-
ton, the Florida Department of Revenue Di-
vision of Corporations lists Dewey Lightsey,
Judith Shipman, Collins Duke, Tina Troendle
and Marianne Schneider as board members.
The Okeechobee News has not been able to
contact these people, either. Mr. Buxton also
said that Johnny Gant, manager of U-Save,
was a board member. When contacted by
the Okeechobee News, Mr. Gant said he had
resigned from the board several months ago
because he did not have the time necessary
to devote to the position.
The block where the chamber building
is located was deeded to the city by Col. R.
E. Hamrick in 1953. The deed states in Col.
Hamrick's handwriting: "This deed is given
pursuant to erect a chamber of commerce
building in said park and for no other pur-
pose."
In a recent article in the Okeechobee
News, city administrator Brian Whitehall
was incorrectly quoted as saying the block
where the chamber building is located be-
longs to the Hamrick Trust. What he actu-
ally said was that the property belongs to the
city.
In 1986 the city leased the property to
the Okeechobee County Chamber of Com-
merce for fifty years at $1 a year.


Because of the inactivity of the Okeecho-
bee County Chamber of Commerce the
Okeechobee City Council voted at its Dec. 7
meeting to instruct the city attorney to be-
gin paperwork to terminate the lease. The
council took no action at that time to actu-
ally terminate the lease.
"I want to make it clear that there is no
adversarial relationship between the cham-
ber and the city," Mr. Whitehall said.
"This is a process the city needs to take to
move forward," stated Councilman Dowling
Watford."
After that vote, Michelle Harper of the
Okeechobee Area Chamber of Commerce
addressed the council and presented her
organization's articles of incorporation. The
articles list Ms. Harper as president, Bertha
Kinchen as vice president and Ray 0. Whor-
ley as treasurer. The effective date of the cor-
poration was Nov. 22. Ms. Harper said that
if the lease is terminated, her organization
would be interested in leasing it. She said
that her organization could operate without
leasing the building but they would like to
do so if possible. The board took no action
on her request,
Councilman Lowry Markham said he
had contacted trustees of the Hamrick Trust
and was informed that the city could lease
the property to another chamber of com-
merce without violating the restrictions of
Col. Hamrick's deed.
The newest chamber of commerce met
the next day. The board of directors of the
Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee


County held an organizational meeting on
Dec. 8. A board of directors was appointed
from board members of the Business De-
velopment Board of Okeechobee. Brian
Cartland, executive director of the Business
Development Board will serve as executive
director. Terry Burroughs of Syble's Flow-
ers and Gifts is president of the board, Mike
Costopolous is treasurer, Charlie Hukriede
of the Golden Corral is marketing and events
chair, Vic Lancaster of Glades Electric Coop-
erative is economic development chair, Rob-
ert Lee, administrator of Raulerson Hospital,
is secretary, J. D. Mixon of Wilson-Mixon As-
sociates is president elect, Carl Shumate of
The Alarm Company is business advocacy
chair and Greg Thogersen of Atlantic group
at Morgan Smith Barney is membership
chair.
The Chamber of Commerce of Okeecho-
bee County has adopted bylaws and proce-
dures. They expect to be incorporated in a
few days. Mr. Burroughs said his organiza-
tion is also seeking to be recognized as a 501
3(c) nonprofit organization.
According to Mike Horner, President of
the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of
Commerce, it is not unusual for more than
one chamber to serve an area since each
chamber has specific goals and objectives
and some are established for certain ethnic
groups.
Only time will tell if any of the chambers
survive.
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at www.newszap.com. Reporter Pete Gawda can
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Community Events


Eagles hold steak night
The Fraternal Order of Eagles, #4137, at
9985 Hwy. 441 N., will hold its Steak Night
on Dec. 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Steak din-
ners also include salad, potato, garlic bread
and dessert for $12. Live entertainment and
karaoke by Lisa, 7-11 p.m.

OCRA All-Star Football BBQ
Dinner Fundraiser
Come to the OCRA Football Field (Sports
Complex) on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 11 a.m.
until 2 p.m. Price is $8 for BBQ pork and 2 sides
with roll. Funds are being raised for transpor-
tation and lodging for the OCRA football All-
Stars to attend the O-D National Football tour-
nament in Myrtle Beach, SC Dec. 29, through
Jan. 1, 2011. Tickets can be purchased from
any OCRA All-Star football players, OCRA di-
rector or the day of the fundraiser. Any ques-
tions please call Missy at 863-634-8674 or the
OCRA phone at 863-634-1437.


Legion Post to host Classic
Oldies Dinner/Dance
American Legion Post 64 will host Fri-
day, Dec. 10, night dinner this week with a
choice of baked pork loin, mashed potatoes,
salad, vegetable, roll and dessert or fish and
fries, salad, and dessert for only $6 served
from 5 until 7:30 p.m. Classic oldies dance
music by Michael's Music Memories will
start at 6 p.m.

Awake America Crusade
The Awake America Crusade with Craig
and Jolyn Marlett, will be held at the Fresh-
man Campus Auditorium on Friday, Dec. 10
and Saturday, Dec. 11, from 7 -9 p.m. Call
Marie Bullington at 863-467-6002 with ques-
tions.


Obituaries


Obituaries should be submitted to
the Okeechobee News by e mailing
obits@newszap.com. Customers may also
request photos and links to online guest
books. A link to the obituaries is available at
www.newszap. com.
Andrew Edward Culberson, 77
OKEECHOBEE Andrew Edward Culberson,
age 77, of Okeechobee, passed away Dec. 8,
2010, at the Hamrick Home.
He was born June 7, 1933, in Plant City to An-
drew Edward Sr.
and Pearl Culberson.
He came to Okee-
chobee from Indian-
town in 1988. Mr.
Culberson was the
plant manager for
Rinker. He was a
member and Dea-
con at First Baptist
Church of Okeecho- ..s
bee.
Mr. Culberson was
preceded
in death by his wife, Barbara Culber-
son in 2006; and his brother, Billy in 1962.
He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Gillis
(Tim) of Okeechobee; son, Roland Culberson
(Linda) of Lantana; four grandchildren, Scooter,
Kami, Andrew and Alexandra; great-grand-
daughter, Eva Mae; three sisters, Bettye Smith of
Okeechobee, Martha Oliver (Jim) of Hudson,
Fla., and Shirley Lowe (Jim) of McDonough,
Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12,
2010, at First Baptist Church of Okeechobee. Fu-
neral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor
Randy Huckabee officiating. Graveside services
will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Port
Mayaca Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First
Baptist Church Building Fund, 401 SW 4TH ST,
Okeechobee, FL 34974 or Hospice of Okeecho-
bee, PO Box 1548, ( '., .iI .1 FL 34973.
Friends may sign the .'. -il .....i. at www.bas-
, i.. . I, ,! .I I -
All arrangements are entrusted to the loving
care of Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and
Crematory, 205 NE 2nd ST, Okeechobee, Fl
34972.


Mabel Gagnon, 91
OKEECHOBEE Mabel Gagnon, of Okeecho-
bee (Buckhead Ridge), died Saturday, Dec. 4,
2010, in the Hamrick Home Hospice. She was
91.
She was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Waldron, Ver-
mont to Francis F. and Albina Dumas Rabida.
She was retired from the General Electric Com-
pany and was a member of the Sacred Heart
Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by a son, John
Gagnon.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58
years, Louis F. Gagnon of Okeechobee (Buck-
head Ridge); son, David Gagnon (Sue) of Pitts-
field, Mass.; and daughter, Jacqueline Scott
(Jeff) of Okeechobee.
There will be no public visitation or service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hos-
pice of Okeechobee, P.O. Box 1548, Okeecho-
bee, Fl 34973.
On-line condolences may also be made at
www.buxtonfuneralhome.com.
All arrangements are entrusted to Buxton Fu-
neral Home and Crematory, 110 NE 5th Street,
( 'i.... i... Florida 34972.
Kathleen Joann Corsetti, 75
OKEECHOBEE Kathleen Joann Corsetti,
age 75, of Okeechobee, died Tuesday, Dec. 7,
2010, in the Good Samaritan Medical Center of
West Palm Beach.
She was born Oct. 10, 1935, in Masontown,
Pa., to Michael B. and Julia Davis Doyle. She
was a Homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Cor-
setti, Sr.
There will be no public visitation or services.
All arrangements are entrusted to the loving
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th Street, Okeechobee, Florida. On-
line condolences may be made at www.buxton-
funeralhome.com.

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Eagles hold turkey shoot
The Fraternal Order of Eagles, #4137, at
9985 Hwy. 441 N., will hold a turkey shoot
on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 9 a.m. For informa-
tion call 863-763-2552.

VFW Post to host
Catfish Dinner
VFW Post 4423 at 300 N.W 34th St. will
be having a Catfish Dinner on Saturday Dec.
11, from 5-7 p.m. with a Karaoke show to
follow. Will be open to the public.

OHS International Club
to host fundraiser
Okeechobee High School International
Club will host a yard sale in the Tractor Sup-
ply parking lot on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 7
a.m. to noon to raise funds for their upcom-
ing trip to Paris.

Masonic Lodge to host
breakfast on Sunday
The Masonic Lodge at 107 N.W. 5th, will
have a breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 12, from
8-11 a.m. For only $6, breakfast will include
eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, pancakes, bis-
cuits & gravy, juice, and coffee. The public
is welcome and carry outs are available. The
Lodge will hold this breakfast the second
and fourth Sunday of every month.


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Our mixers are a great networking opportu-
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area. Whether you have a new or old busi-
ness, new to Okeechobee or would like to
know more about Okeechobee Main Street
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door prizes and we will have the yearly
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Plan ahead for challenges of aging and driving
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week is AAA urges seniors and their families to take pert advice and research-based tools for se- things that used to come easily. To help
this week and AAA emphasizes the impor- the first step and address this issue by having niors and their families, many of whom have manage the inevitable consequences of ag-
tance of open and constructive communi- a conversation about driving and aging. expressed frustration with the inability to lo- ing, and the effects of aging on driving abil-
cation to help keep senior drivers safe and "People ages 65 and older are the fast- cate the necessary resources to appropriate- ity, AAA also offers the following resources
mobile. est growing segment in today's population ly address the safety and mobility challenges for older drivers:
By 2030, one in five people will be at and the issue of safe mobility for older driv- often faced by older drivers. The information AAA Roadwise Review is a computer
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Stay healthy over the holidays
It truly can be the most wonderful time Don't go back for seconds. Multiple re-
of the year: The festive decorations, the holi- fills can leave you stuffed. Fill the plate once,
day music, and the feeling of anticipation in and take your time with the meal. You're
the air. December is a magical month, full more likely to enjoy the meal and feel full
of fun parties and great food. But if you're after one trip through the buffet line.
not careful, it can be easy to be swept away Limit amounts of wine, beer or other
by the spirit of the season. Here are some alcoholic beverages. Women should stick to
guidelines to have a happy holiday this year alcoholic drink, and men,
by planning ahead. than one alcoholic drink, and men,
1. Manage seasonal stress along with the wo drinks. Switch to sparkling cider or other
fun holiday parties, cooking, baking and low-calorie non-alcoholic beverages.
shopping. Keep up with your workouts during the
Be realistic in your holiday expectations. holidays. Schedule time for exercise into
Don't try to recreate the perfect holiday from your week, even if it's just a brisk walk
your childhood. Trying to get everything around the neighborhood. Working out will
"perfect" creates added pressure and sets help clear your mind and keep you in shape
you up to fail. Instead of feeling bad about so you can try Aunt Martha's pecan pie with-
what you don't have time to do, focus on the out the guilt trip.
positives of the holiday. Put on your favorite Holiday food isn't the only temptation
holiday CD, take a walk to look at lights in to manage during the holidays. The holiday
your neighborhood, and enjoy being with shopping rush starts earlier than ever and
family you don't see often. gains momentum up until the New Year.
Keep stress from getting the best of your Keep track of your spending to avoid a post-
holMake a schedule. Abiding by a sched- holiday anxiety attack over sky-high credit
ule keeps you from getting overwhelmed at card bills. Make a budget before you head
the last minute. out to the mall. Having a list will keep you fo-
Just say no. It's okay to decline an invi- caused and prevent unnecessary return trips
station or request. Don't let your social obli- to the store. Gift cards and online shopping
gations run your life. also make it easy to stick to a budget.
Ask for help. If you're hosting the big 3. Keep yourself and others safe.
dinner, it's okay to ask family members for No one wants to be sick during the
help. Someone can bring a salad or come holidays. Wash your hands often to prevent
over early to help you set up extra seating. the spread of germs. The mall, airport and
Make it a family affair. Give the kids a restaurants are examples of public places
job and let them help wrap presents or ad- where germs are prevalent. Avoid anyone
dress cards. with a cough or known illness.
2. Maintain Moderation. We all have a ten- You may have had one too many glass-
dency to go overboard during the holidays. es of eggnog at your friend's house. Don't
Something about the season encourages us drink and drive. Call a cab or a sober friend
to indulge in that extra cookie or extra glass
of wine. To keep the holiday goodies from to come and pick you up.
showing up on your waistline, enjoy them Watch out for potential fire hazards:
in moderation. Keep an eye on fireplaces, space heaters and
Reduce portion sizes. It's okay to in- candles. Don't allow children to play with
dulge a little during the holidays. But take a matches or near an open flame.
sliver of pie instead of a slice, and hold off on This article was provided by Raulerson
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prompting conversations, assessing abili-
ties and improving the comfort and safety of
older drivers.
"Often times, conversations about an
older person's safe driving ability can evoke
strong emotional reactions since concerns
about personal independence can come
into question," said Harris. "AAA encourages
seniors and their families to approach these
sensitive conversations as opportunities for
constructive communication and problem
solving."
As we age, new obstacles present them-
selves. Vision deteriorates, reaction time
slows and it takes more effort to do the


based tool designed to assess a driver's
functional abilities important to safe driving.
CarFit and AAA's Smart Features for Ma-
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and safety while driving.
Senior Defensive Driving classroom and
online courses provide driver training to
help address the changes caused by aging
and how a driver may compensate.
In celebration of Older Driver Awareness
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Toys for Tots distribution planned
Toys for Tots Distribution will be at the Okeechobee Agri Civic Center on Sunday, Dec.
19, from noon-4 p.m. Proof of Okeechobee residency is required and children must be
present. Santa and Otis Spunkmeyer cookies will be at the distribution party. Current
drop off locations: WOKC, Walgreens, Trends, Fast Break, Gilbert Chevrolet, Center State
Bank, Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School. For more information please contact Malissa
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December 10, 2010 Okeechobee News


Police: Man allegedly hit,


threatened to kill woman


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
An Okeechobee man is be-
ing held in the county jail under a
$10,000 bond following his arrest for
reportedly breaking into a woman's
home and hitting her.
Joseph Figueroa, 29, S.E. 25th St.,
was arrested Wednesday, Dec. 8, on Josepl
felony charges of burglary with as- Figuer
sault/battery and felony battery
An arrest report by Officer PC. Eddings
of the Okeechobee City Police Department
(OCPD) stated that when the victim returned
to her home she found Figueroa sitting on


Arrest Report


1 he following individuals were arrested
on felony or driving under the influence
(DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County
Sheriff's Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee
City Police Department (OCPD), the Florida
Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
or the Department of Corrections (DOC).
Dustin Clay Lumpkin, 24, N.E. 26th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 5 by
Deputy Joseph Gracie on a charge of driv-
ing under the influence. His bond was set
at $250.
Darlene Willa Miller, 33, N.E. Seventh
St., Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 6 by
Officer Skylar Clark on an Okeechobee
County warrant charging her with robbery
by sudden snatching. Her bond was set at
$10,000.
Elaine Camille Lamb, 37, S.R. 78 E.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 6 by Dep-
uty Corporal Aric Majere on a Department
of Corrections warrant charging her with
violation of probation grand theft, violation
of probation trafficking in stolen property
(two counts) and violation of probation giv-
ing false information to a pawn broker (five
counts). She is being held without bond.
Guage John Gonzalez, 18, Knots Land-
ing Road, Okeechobee, was arrested Dec.
7 by Deputy Matthew Hurst on a warrant
charging him with violation of probation
- armed robbery. He is being held without
bond.
Andres Solis-Cornejo, 54, S.E. 38th
Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 7 by
Deputy Matthew Hurst on a warrant charg-
ing him with violation of probation driving
under the influence. He is being held with-
out bond.


her couch and watching television.
She asked the man to leave and as
he was leaving he allegedly struck
the woman in the head with his fist,
then began twisting her arm, contin-
ued the report. Officer Eddings stated
that the 6-foot, 200-pound, Figueroa
then threw the woman against a
wall and threatened to kill her.
)a A witness reportedly told the of-
ficer that Figueroa left the victim's
home laughing and cursing.
The officer's report indicates that Figueroa
and the victim were involved in a relation-
ship at one time.


Vatrick Whyte, 37, S.. Third Ave.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 7 by Deputy
Cpl. Aric Majere on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging him with felony petit theft.
His bond was set at $2,500.
Michael Mitchell, 56, N.E. Fifth Trail,
Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 7 by Deputy
Greg Popovich on a State of Georgia warrant
charging him with violation of parole-armed
robbery. He is being held without bond.
Rebecca Paulk, 39, S.R. 78 W,
Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 7 by Deputy
Greg Popovich on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging her with four counts of ob-
taining a controlled substance by fraud. Her
bond was set at $20,000.
Roberto Arriota, 23, S.W 21st Ave.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 8 by Deputy
Steven McKinley on an Okeechobee County
warrant charging him with fraudulent use of
a credit card and theft of credit card by tak-
ing. His bond was set at $3,000.
Christina Nurrenbern, 50, U.S. 441 S.E.,
Okeechobee, was arrested Dec. 8 by Deputy
Cari Arnold on a warrant charging her with
obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.
She is being held without bond on that
charge. She was later charged by Deputy
Arnold with possession of a controlled sub-
stance and introduction of contraband into a
detention facility. Her bond on those charges
was set at $1,000.
This column lists arrests and not con-
victions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone
listed here who is later found innocent or
has had the charges against them dropped
is welcome to inform this newspaper. The
information will be confirmed and printed.


Adult, teen face drug charges


By Eric Kopp
Okeechobee News
A woman and a teenage boy were ar-
rested on felony drug charges following a
traffic stop for reportedly driving 35 mph in
a 25 mph zone.
Brandy Nicole McKinney, 24, S.E. 138th
St., Okeechobee, was arrested Wednesday,
Dec. 8, on a felony charge of possession of
methamphetamine and a misdemeanor
charge of possession
of marijuana under 20
grams. She was booked
into the Okeechobee
County Jail under a bond
of $5,500.
A passenger in the car
with McKinney, Joseph D.
Cox, 17, N.E. 71st Ave.,
was charged with pos- Joseph
session of a controlled Cox
substance (xanax), pos-
session of a controlled substance (guan-
facine), two counts of possession of a
controlled substance (hydromorphone)
and possession of a controlled substance
(methylphenidate).
Cox was booked into the county jail
then released into the custody of an adult
family member.
An arrest report by an Okeechobee
Narcotics Task Force detective stated that
McKinney was stopped in the 400 block of


S.R. 70 E. for speeding. During a search of
the vehicle, the detective reportedly found
a green leafy substance in an eyeglass
case located in the woman's purse. The
substance was field tested and allegedly
indicated a positive result for the presence
of marijuana. The suspected marijuana
weighed 1.3 grams, stated the detective.
The detective went on to state that a
substance was found wrapped in a small

similar substance was
found in a small plastic
bag. When field tested,
both substances indicat-
H ed a positive result for the
presence of meth. Togeth-
er, the suspected meth-
amphetamine weighed .4
Bra y grams.
Brandy As for Cox, when a
McKinney detective asked if he had
any illegal items in his possession the teen
handed the detective a pill bottle, the re-
port stated. The bottle contained several
different pills, added the report.
According to the task force detective's
report, it was later learned that Cox did not
have a prescription for any of the pills re-
portedly found in his possession.
The detective did not indicate in the re-
port if McKinney was issued a traffic cita-
tion charging her with speeding.


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generous businesses in Okeechobee have donated items and services for the auction.
Proceeds will benefit the activities and services the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee pro-
vides to the youth of this community including: OHS Scholarships, Non-alcohol Gradu-
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Seminole Students of the Week
Seminole Elementary School Students of the Week for the week of Nov.
19 include: Clayton Cannon, Emma Boney, Reyes Rivas, Devon Scruggs,
Alex Vasquez, Riley Kirkey, Talasia Rowe, Cheyenne Sheffield, Maria Pinon,
Dymond Wiggins, Kassie Barton, Laquavious Williams, Raquel Tijerina, Scot-
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Sanchez, Fallon McLean, Carmen Betancourt, Maria Bucio, Tessa Quinlin,
Laurin Jackson, Lia Nieto, Patricia Dunn, and Luz Hernandez.


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Students of the Week
Congratulations to the Students of the Week at South Elementary School for
the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3. They are: Brylee Lightsey, Leta Adamo, Emma
Vanderhoff, Martin Soto, Mayah Higuita, Katlin McDeavitt, Arena Haywood,
Starlene Jackson, Chase Beal, Haley Stripling, Neydi Garcia, Matthew Hay-
good, Jasmine Calzada, Alley Arellano, Bradly Kirk, Evan Neal, Rick Willet,
Brianna Gomez, and Dylan Wooley.


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Okeechobee News December 10, 2010


YMCA brings local kids to Miami Heat game


The YMCA of the Treasure Coast was
able to bring 37 lucky Y kids to see the "big
three" in Miami on Nov. 19, as the Miami
Heat's stars Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and
Dwayne Wade took on the Philadelphia
76ers. The Heat won the game 99-90.
Fifty Miami Heat tickets were donated
by (former Y Board Chairman) Steven and
Daryl Swann and through the efforts of Ran-
dy Sparks, owner of Team IP and a Y Board
member. Indiantown Y Advisory Council
volunteer Bishop Robert Banks and the Bi-
ble Church of God of Okeechobee and Indi-
antown donated the coach bus, bus driver,
and gas for the trip. Bishop Bank, from the
Bible Church of God said, "This is what it's


all about-the kids and giving them some-
thing to enjoy." They awarded seven of their
children a trip scholarship for their achieve-
ments with the church.
Children were selected from Y programs
in Okeechobee, Indiantown, Stuart, and Port
Saint Lucie based on good Y character val-
ues.
"It was a way to reward our Y children
who are doing the right things and model
good Y character." "Some of the children are
also on the school's honor roll and/or ex-
celled in the YReads program," said Shawn
Keil YMCA Executive Director of Indiantown
and Okeechobee.
Gustavo Lucas age 6 of the Indiantown Y


said, "This thanksgiving, I'm thankful I got
to see the Heat." Esephanie Chavez, age 13
who has been a full time participant of the
after school program and a volunteer for the
YReads program said, "It was so exciting to
be able to see the Heat up close instead of
on TV!"
"This trip was a chance of a lifetime for
some of these Y Kids," explained Audra
Mariz Executive Branch Director of YMCA
SportsWorld and St. Lucie County. "They re-
ally got into the game and were so appre-
ciative of the opportunity. I loved seeing the
Y and the other agencies work together to
make this happen for them."


Y kids cheer on the players during the
Nov. 19, Miami Heat game (closest -
Kevin Smith, David Perez, Edymar Co-
lon, Bianca Chamber).


Youth Basketball

League conducting

January sign ups

The Recreation Dept. will be conduct-
ing sign ups for the 2011 Youth Basketball
League beginning Monday, Dec. 13 through
Friday, Jan. 7, at 640 N.W 27th Lane (in the
Sports Complex). Parents can register their
child between 8:30-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
over the Christmas break to avoid the back
to school rush. A copy of their birth certifi-
cate must be presented when registering.
The fee is $40 per child. The league is open
to boys and girls ages 9-14 (age determina-
tion date is March 15, 2011). It consists of
three divisions: 10 & Under, 12 & Under and
14 & Under. For more information, call the
Rec. Dept. at 863-763-6950. Coaches, spon-
sors and volunteers are needed.

Coast Guard Auxiliary
has boating course
The Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering
the Florida boat safety program on Sat-
urday, Dec. 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at
Okee-Tantie. Cost is $35 per person or
$100 for a family of four or more. This
boating safety program is mandatory for
anyone born after Jan. 1, 1988 who wish-
es to operate a boat in Florida. Those who
successfully complete the course will re-
ceive their Florida Boating License. For
more information, 863-824-7623.


Fish are still biting for (
The monthly gathering of Christian Team Trail anglers set boats in Lake Okeechobee
waters on Dec. 4 and came back with plenty of fish.
This month's event was the second largest with 55 boats going out on the chilly Satur-
day morning.
The big winners for the day Val Osinski and Shannon Schiner, both from Pompano had
come to fish the tournament as first time fresh water anglers. The team brought in a total
weight of 23.61 lbs. of fish and took the first place prize of $1,100 along with a bonus of
$220 for second place "Big Fish" that weighed 6.77 lbs. Way to go!
The prize of $330 for the first place Big Fish went to Don DeMott and Mike Surmon add-
ing to their fourth place prize of $138. The "Big Fish" weighed in at a whopping 7.25 lbs.
Second place winners overall in boat 17, Mike Kraus, Jr. and Elliot White carried home
$413 for their catch that weighed 19.82 lbs.
Bob Owens and Fred George brought in 17.64 lbs. of fish at weigh-in time netting them
the prize of $275.
There will be no tournament in January since the first Saturday will fall on a holiday.
Christian Team Trails fishing will resume in February.
At left, first place win-
ners at the December
Christian Team Trails
Fishing Tourney re-
Sceive their winning
.check in the amount
t. of $1,100 along with
the additional amount
of $220 for bringing
in the second largest
"Big Fish."


5econa pace winning team, MIKe __ _ _
Krause, Jr. and Elliot White earned Bob Owens and Fred George took
their prize of $413 bringing in 19.82 home $275 for a third place win bring-
Ibs. of fish at weigh in. ing in 17.64 Ibs. of fish at weigh in.


'TT anglers


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Big winners, Val Osinski and Shan-
non Schiner, both of Pompano Beach
tried their luck at freshwater fishing
at the Dec. 4 Christian Team Trails
Tourney and came up big winners.
The team took the prize of $1,100
with 23.61 Ibs. and an additional $220
for the second place "Big Fish" that
weighed 6.77 Ibs.


ruumr place winners uverall, UI1 ue-
Mott and teammate, Mike Surmon got
a bonus of $330 to add to their $138
prize after catching the "Big Fish" for
the day that weighed in at 7.25 Ibs


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Okeechobee High School Wrestling team defeats Martin County


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee High School grapplers de-
feated Martin County High School 45-30 in
a recent wrestling match in Stuart.
Winners for Okeechobee included
Delefino Garcia at 103 pounds, Cody Griffith
at 112 pounds, Larry Tabor at 135 pounds,


Bryan Levins at 145 pounds, Donald Bry-
an at 152 pounds, Justin Morgan at 160
pounds, Marcus Garcia at 189 pounds, and
Seth Crum at 215 pounds.
Coach Bruce Jahner said Delifino Garcia
impressed him as he battled back from be-
hind to defeat Rashelle Bradford 11-10. He
also praised Tabor for a pin fall victory over
Rylan Casey. He also praised Justin Morgan


who won his first every varsity match with a
pin over Dorian Theophanis in 2:23.
The junior varsity Brahmans also com-
peted in a tournament in Ft. Pierce. Daniel
Jansen finished in 1st place at 119 pounds,
and Larry Tabor finished in first place at
135. Seth Crum finished in first place at 189
pounds. Bryan Levins took second place at
145 pounds and Ryan Hagan at 130 pounds.


Delefino Garcia and Cody Griffith finished in
4th place.
Coach Jahner said he is pleased with
how the younger wrestlers have worked
this year, "They showed a lot of heart and
drive to get out there and wrestle hard and
come home with some hardware."
The Brahmans host the Big Lake Classic
on Saturday morning at OHS.

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OMS girls basketball takes


tough loss to Storm Grove
By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Four turnovers in a span of 30 seconds
late in the game led to eight quick points to
lead Storm Grove Middle School to a hard
fought 37-29 victory over the Lady Warriors
of Osceola Middle School on Tuesday in
Okeechobee.
The Sting Rays and Warriors battled back
and forth all afternoon with neither team
able to get much of an advantage.
Carley McCoin had 20 points and 16 re-
bounds for Osceola. Taylor Trent added
eight points, two rebounds and two assists.
Michaela Myers had four assists for the War-
riors.
The two teams battled to an 8-8 tie after
the first quarter and were tied at 19 at the Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
half. Osceola led 25-24 after three quarters. Carley McCoin #20 (center) and Im-
The Sting Rays took advantage of a cou- ari Roberts (right) battle for a loose
ple of late turnovers by the Lady Warriors to ball near the Sting Ray basket during
pull away down the stretch building a 37-27 Tuesday's game between Osceola and
lead with less than a minute left Storm Grove middle schools.

Girls soccer takes loss to Suncoast


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Okeechobee High School girls soccer
battled a talented Suncoast squad at a chilly
Brahman stadium Wednesday night and
came out on the short end of a 9-1 score.
Brianna Nunez scored the Okeechobee
goal in the first half on an assist from Emily
Raulerson.
Okeechobee trailed 4-1 at the half and
struggled to get many scoring opportunities
in the match.
Coach Julie Bohannon said she was
proud of the fact that her team kept fight-
ing and working against the talented Lady
Chargers, "In the past we rarely made it to
the second half against them so this perfor-
mance shows improvement on our part."
Okeechobee almost made it to the end
of the match before losing by the mercy rule
of eight goals. Only four minutes remained

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in the match.
"We were able to hold them off until
the last few minutes of the game. I felt the
game was competitive the whole night," she
added.
Suncoast displayed an excellent passing
game and was able to keep the ball in the
Okeechobee end of the field for the majority
of the match.
"We still have some things to work on
but I'm proud of the way the girls played,"
Bohannon said.
She praised goal keeper Kailey Hoover
who made several excellent saves.
Okeechobee play at Lincoln Park Acad-
emy on Friday night. The girls host Boynton
Beach on Monday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m. and
travel to Martin County on Wednesday, Dec.
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OHS boys basketball team falls to Suncoast


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Rashad Burns led three players in double
figures as the Suncoast Chargers spoiled the
Brahman boy's basketball home opener
with a hard fought 70-65 victory in Okeecho-
bee Tuesday night.
Burns had 14 points, Jeffrey Fulwood
added 13 points and Tim Carter added 12
points to lead Suncoast (4-2). The Char-
gers fell behind early 8-1 and 10-3 but never
stopped battling against an energetic and
athletic Brahman team.
Okeechobee (0-2) got 14 points from
Mike Hernandez and 12 points from Jesse
Thomas and Deforest Shanks in a losing
cause.
Brahman Coach Bryan Van Camp said he
was proud that his team never gave up and
played hard all night long, "We knew Sun-
coast would make a run and a push and it
depended on how we responded."
Okeechobee played well in the first half
and led 36-31 at the break. Okeechobee was
able to run their transition game and got a
number of easy baskets around the bucket.
They also opened with a man-to-man de-


fense that caused the Chargers some early
problems. Okeechobee trailed 15-14 after
the first quarter after Suncoast made a 10-2
run in the final few minutes of the quarter.
Okeechobee was able to take an 11 point
lead in the second quarter. Key baskets in-
cluded a three pointer by Tim Hirst, and a lay
in by Jesse Thomas.
Suncoast went on a 24-4 run after they
fell behind 32-21 to take control. They scored
the first 12 points of the second half to take
a 45-36 lead.
"That three or four minute stretch in the
third quarter hurt us," Van Camp said, "We
never gave up and we kept fighting."
Okeechobee trailed 51-46 after the third
quarter. The Brahmans cut the lead to four
points on several occasions in the fourth
quarter but could get no closer.
Van Camp said his team had trouble
with the Chargers size inside. He said they
have to rebound better to win games, "They
were quick and they had size. They also
had experience. They get to their spots and
knock down shots. We will get better. We
lost some guys in transition and we didn't
rebound well enough to win."


OHS girls hoops plays Lincoln Park


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Brandy Montgomery scored 18 points
and Stephanie Ball added 15 points to lead
four players in double figures as Lincoln
Park jumped out to a 39-1 halftime lead and
defeated the Okeechobee Lady Brahmans,
73-12 in girl's high school basketball action
at the Brahman gym on Wednesday night.
LPA (6-2) has one of the better basket-
ball teams in the area this year and there
offense and defense was too much for the
Lady Brahmans who played without their
top scorer Essence Williams for the second
consecutive game.
Janet Smith had four points for Okeecho-
bee. Ami Edwards had three points and
seven rebounds. The Brahmans had just six
girl's play in the game.
Brahman Coach Erin Morrow said she
was disappointed that her girls didn't come
to play hard against one of the more talented
teams in the area. "The competition is a lot
tougher than we have seen previously. We
are a little under manned right now."
Morrow said the team must have a better
attitude, especially when things get tough.
"We have a defeated attitude just com-
ing into the game. The team is young and
they will grow but we don't want to use that
as an excuse. We need to get better and we
need to listen and do what we are told."
Morrow said she is also looking for girls
to step up and show leadership especially
when things are tough on the court.
"We have girls walking on the court when
we are behind by 20 points. They just need
to come to play and play as a team. That is
not happening right now," she added.
Morrow said the girls have played three
games per week for awhile and haven't had
much practice time. She said that may have
hurt their pre game preparation.


"We try to work on it as much as we can.
It's been a tough schedule of games for us.
We need to make some adjustments and we
really need a win right now," she added.
LPA also won the Junior Varsity contest.


Among the Brahmans who impressed
were Shanks, who played hard the entire
night, Kolby Frank, who came off the bench
to give the Brahmans some energy in the
fourth quarter, Hernandez, who played
strong defense and hit down some jump-
ers, and Eddie Neal, who had five points and
several nice assists in his first varsity home
game.
"We need experience. Sometimes the
games are close and you have to go with
who is playing well. I felt if we play hard,
play defense, and play together, we are play-
ing Brahman basketball," Van Camp added.
Okeechobee travels to Fort Pierce Central
on Friday night for a key District 14-4A con-
test.


Okeechobee News/Charles Murphy
Jesse Thomas looks to pass to a team-
mate during the first half of Tuesday's
game between Okeechobee and Sun-
coast. Thomas finished the night with
12 points.


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Boys soccer team defeats Suncoast


UKeecnoDee News/unaries Murpny
Augustin Leon (left) and the Brahman
defenders did a good job holding Sun-
coast to a single goal in Wednesday's
Okeechobee victory.


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
Serafin Espinoza made several key saves
and the Okeechobee High School Brahmans
held on to defeat the Suncoast Chargers 2-1
in a key District 14-4A clash Wednesday
night at a frigid Brahman stadium.
Hunter Pritchard and Cristhian Toribio
had goals for Okeechobee. Pritchard and
Augustine Leon both had assists for the
Brahmans.
The Brahmans changed their defensive
alignment to try and cut off the Suncoast
top scoring threat, Ronald Garcia. "Their
one player is really talented and one of the
best players in the state. I didn't want him
to be one-on-one with my defenders. In the
first half we had a guy out of position and he
scored. I didn't want that happening in the
second half."
Okeechobee still has work to do in their
effort to win a District Championship. They
play the always tough Jensen Beach on Fri-
day. Suncoast and Fort Pierce Central also
field strong teams this year. Sears praised his
goal keeper Serafin Espinoza, who stopped
Suncoast down the stretch as they desper-
ately tried to tie the score.
"Last year we had keeper problems. We
tried him out and he's been really good. He
has saved us more than once," he added.
Espinoza, a junior, said he really enjoys
the goal keeper position, and he tries his
best to help the team. He said Suncoast was
a tough assignment.
"You must keep an eye on the ball. Garcia
is a quick player and you don't know when
the shot is coming. You must pay attention,"
he added.


Espinoza said Garcia made a perfect shot
in the first half that was impossible to block.
He said a goal keeper must be sharp for 80
minutes because things can change in the
blink of an eye.
"You have to have faith. You just have
got to be in the game all the time and pre-
pared for anything. One mistake can cost the
whole team," he said.
The Brahmans host Jensen Beach on
Friday night at 7 p.m. The Brahmans travel
to Martin County on Monday, Dec. 13, and
host Fort Pierce Central on Tuesday, Dec. 14
at 6:30 p.m.


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OHS boys soccer team


battles Tigers to 2-2 tie


By Charles M. Murphy
Okeechobee News
A last second goal by Erick Garcia helped
Okeechobee High School avoid their first
ever loss to Clewiston in boy's soccer at a
frigid Cane Field in Clewiston Monday.
Garcia put a pass in the net from Augus-
tin Leon to give Okeechobee the 2-2 tie.
Leon also had an assist on a goal scored by
Hunter Pritchard.
Brahman Coach Lonnie Sears said the Ti-
gers fielded a pretty good team this year and
that Okeechobee had to battle back from a
2-0 deficit to salvage the tie.
He said he is still looking for more consis-
tency from his team this year.
"I can't understand the kids sometime
because they won't play the entire game,"
said Sears.
Okeechobee was outshot 5-0 in the first
20 minutes of the match. In the final 15 min-
utes of the match Okeechobee had eight
shots on goal.
"We have to play like a team more. We
have too many individuals right now. If we
play like a team we will be hard to beat,"
Sears added.
Sears said although the temperatures


were in the upper 40s, the cold weather
didn't play a role in the Brahmans lackluster
performance.
"I have no clue what they are thinking at
times but cold wasn't a factor," he said.
The Brahmans hosted Suncoast on
Wednesday night at 5 p.m. The Brahmans
host district rival Jensen Beach on Friday.
night at 7 p.m.

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NOTICE OF AN OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY PLANNING BOARD
WORKSHOP MEETING
NOTICE: The Okeechobee County
Planning Board will hold a work-
shop meeting on Tuesday, De-
cember 14, 2010 at 6 p.m. in the
Okeechobee County Health De-
partment Auditorium, 1728 NW
9th Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida.
The purpose of the workshop
meeting is to receive and discuss
the draft Okeechobee County
Long Range Transportation Plan.
Mike Long, Chairman
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Public Notice


I Public Notice


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD427
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that SCOTT OR RENEE WITTER the hold-
er of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
bon of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 2810 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOT 3F, FOUR SEASONS ESTATES, AN UNRE-
CORDED SUBDIVISION LYING IN SECTIONS 17 AND 18, TOWN-
SHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE SOUTH ONE-QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SEC-
TION 17, THENCE NORTH 89 DEG 57 MIN 33 SEC WEST ALONG
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 152.18
FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION;
THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEG 57 MIN 33 SEC WEST ALONG
SAID SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 198.00 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 00 DEG 05 MIN 07 SEC EAST, PARALLEL WITH THE
WEST LINE OF THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF SAID SECTION 17, A DIS-
TANCE OF 184.73 FEET TO THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF
THE N.E. 1ST STREET (80.00 FEET WIDE); THENCE SOUTH 89 DEG
24 MIN 08 SEC EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A
DISTANCE OF 198.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEG 05 MIN 07 SEC
WEST, A DISTANCE OF 182.53 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING
LESS THE SOUTH 60.00 FEET RESERVED FOR A DRAINAGE EASE-
MENT.
1-17-37-36-OAOO-00003-003F
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name in which assessed:
ISABEL LUGO
SEVERINO MAYA
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day ofDecember, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance withthe Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370499 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010


NOTICE OF CITY PLANNING BOARD MEETING
NOTICE: The Cityof Okeechobee Planning Board will meet as the Local
Planning Agency onThursday, December 16, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. or as
soon thereafter as possible, to consider any proposed amendments, submit
ted by City Staff or citizens, to the adopted City Comprehensive Plan, which
may include amendments to the adopted Land Development Regulations
(LDR's). All amendments are forwarded, with a recommendation, to the City
Council for final consideration. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 55
Southeast 3rd Avenue, in the Council Chambers, Room 200, Okeechobee,
Florida.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that no stenographic record by a
certified court reporter will be made of the foregoing meeting. Accordingly,
any person who may seek to appeal any decision involving the matters no-
ticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimo-
ny and evidence at said meeting upon which any appeal is to be based.
Pease contact General Services at 863-763-3372, or website www.cityofo
keechobee.com to obtain a copy of the agenda.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 per-
sons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact the General Services Office at 863-763-3372 for assistance.
BY: Brian Whitehall, Zoning Administrator
373298 ON 12/10/2010



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD429
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder
of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 22 YearofIssuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOTS K & L OF TRACT 08 EAST 1/2 OF THE
WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF TRACT 8 AND
THE WEST 1/2 OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE
SOUTH 1/2 OF TRACT 8, BOTH BEING IN SECTION 8 AS TO THE
SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34
SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 3-3E, INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
1-08-34-33-OAOO-00008-KOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name in which assessed:
RIPROCK HOMES INC
RYAN EMMER
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Sandra L. Creech
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days o your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
371628 ON 11/19,26;12/3,10/2010






22 Okeechobee News December 10, 2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD420
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder
of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 327 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOT D TRACT 24 W1/2 OF W1/2 OF N 1/2 OF
N1/2 OF TRACT 24 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-OAOO-00024-D00O
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name in which assessed:
MICHELLE SPEARMAN
STEPHEN M SPEARMAN
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370469 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD426
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ALUMNI PARTNERS II LLC the hold-
er of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
bon of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 963 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOT F OF TRACT 10 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2
OF N 1/2 OF TRACT 10 26 34S 33E
1-26-34-33-OAOO-00010-F00O
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD422
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder
of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 329 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOT G OF TRACT 24 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 24 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-OAOO-00024-GOOO
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name in which assessed:
MICHELLE SPEARMAN
STEPHEN M SPEARMAN
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370471 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD423
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder
of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be is-
sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description
of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 330 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOT H OF TRACT 24 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2
OFN1/2OFTRACT 24 13 34S 33E
1-13-34-33-OAOO-00024-HOO00
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD425
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ALUMNI PARTNERS II LLC the hold-
er of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
tion of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certficate No: 945 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: LOT G OF TRACT 30 W1/2 OF E1/2 OF S1/2
OF N1/2 OF TRACT 30 25 34S 33E
1-25-34-33-OAOO-00030-G00O
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name in which assessed:
DONALD M BEBBER
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodaton to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administraton no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370497 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD428
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SCOTT OR RENEE WITTER the hold-
er of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
tion of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 3029 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Descripton of Property: COM AT AN EXISTING 5 X 5 CONCRETE
MONUMENT MARKING THE NE COR OF SEC 24 THENCE S 00 DEG
03 MIN 02 SEC E ALONG THE ESTRLY SEC LINE OF SEC 24 A BEING
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTIONS 13 AND 24, TOWNSHIP 38
SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND
BEING FURTHER BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COM-
MENCE AT AN EXISTING 5X5 CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING


Name in which assessed: Name in which assessed: THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH,
JOSEPH ST VICTOR LEGER MICHELLE SPEARMAN RANGE 36 EAST; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEG 03 MIN 02 SEC EAST
MARIE G LEGER STEPHEN M SPEARMAN ALONG THE EASTERLY SECTION LINE OF SAID SECTION 24, A DIS-
TANCE OF 1728.05 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE NORTH 53 DEG
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de- Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the pro erty de- 20 MIN 47 SEC WEST, A DISTANCE OF 2296.94 FEET TO AN IRON
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee- scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee- PIN MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, NORTH 53 DEG 20 MIN 47 SEC WEST, A DISTANCE OF 808.03 FEET
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010. Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010. TO AN IRON PIN MARKING A POINT LYING ON THE EASTERLY
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF S.R. 15-B; THENCE NORTH 38 DEG 12
MIN 50 SEC EAST, ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF 269.67 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE SOUTH 53 DEG 20 MIN
Okeechobee County, Florida Okeechobee County, Florida 47 SEC EAST A DISTANCE OF 808.03 FEET TO AN IRON PIN;
/s/ Lynn Sham /s/ Lynn Sham THENCE SOUTH 38 DEG 12 MIN 50 SEC WEST, A DISTANCE OF
Deputy Clerk Deputy Clerk 269.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; 1-13-38-36-OAOO-00001-B000
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 Name in which assessed:
NW Country Club Drive Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with- NW Country Club Drive Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with- DANIEL B DELEON
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING MARIA DELEON
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770. 1.800.955.8770. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
370498 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010 370489 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010 scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
2010TD419 2010TD421 SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JOSEPH ZACHARY GAZZA the holder /s/ Lynn Sham
of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be is- of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be is- Deputy Clerk
sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
Certificate No: 110 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008 Certificate No: 328 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008 sprtAdlaccommodaon to participate in ths prioceing should contact
Description of Property: LOT KOFTRACT30 E1/2OF W1/2OFN1/2 Description of Property: LOT F OF TRACT 24 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2 NW Country Club Drive, Port St Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 30 09 34S 33E OFN1/2OFTRACT 24 13 34S 33E in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1-09-34-33-pAOO-00030-KOOO 1-13-34-33-OAOO-00024-FOOO 1.800.955.8770.
370500 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010


diU plropeLrty being in thLe CountUlLy oUl OkeeciobUee, StadL ol FloUinUda
Name in which assessed:
DANIEL J STUBBS
JESSICA M STUBBS
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk

NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370468 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010


diU plropeLrty being in thLe Countly oul UOkeecilUUobee, StadLte ou Florida
Name in which assessed:
MICHELLE SPEARMAN
STEPHEN M SPEARMAN
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370470 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
2010TD424
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ALUMNI PARTNERS II LLC the hold-
er of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
bon of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No: 944 Year of Issuance: May-30-2008
Description of Property: LOT N OF TRACT 29 E1/2 OF W1/2 OF S1/2
OF S1/2 OF TRACT 29 25 34S 33E
1-25-34-33-OAOO-00029-N000
Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida
Name in which assessed:
WESLEY MCCARROLL
Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okee-
chobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street,
Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 30th day of December, 2010.
SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES
SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
Okeechobee County, Florida
/s/ Lynn Sham
Deputy Clerk
NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990;
In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact
Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250
NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 with-
in two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL
1.800.955.8770.
370492 ON 11/19,26 & 12/3,10/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 472010CP000111
IN RE: ESTATE OF:
DAWN LYNN JOHNSTON,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
DAWN LYNN JOHNSTON, deceased,
case number 472010CP000111 has
been filed in Okeechobee County,
Florida, Probate Division, whose ad-
dress is Okeechobee County Clerk of
Court, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeecho-
bee, Florida 34972. The names and
addresses of the personal represen-
tatve and the personal representa-
tive's attorney re set forth below. All
creditors of the Decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against the Decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
qured to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION


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8 3

2 7 6

8 6 5

5 9 8

6 4


OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other
creditors of the Decedent or other
persons having claims or demands
against Decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE, ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733,702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITH-
STANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
notice is December 3rd, 2010.
Mark Johnson,
Personal Representative
Attorney for Personal Representatve:
Lance P. Richard, Esquire
Florida Bar No.: 0044156
51 East Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, Florida 34994
Telephone: 772-223-9600
Facsimile: 772-223-0859
372682 ON 12/3,10/2010


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02 CHRYSLER VOYAGER s:as1*
1 0 19 9 0A .......................... .... ,
02 DODGE CARAVAN ...............
102330A .. .. .. ... 1
02 KIA RIO CINCO 4551*
04 SUZUKI FORENZA *c4a5*


06 DODGE STRATUS *s5,a1*
1 0 1 0 4 4 4 B ........................ .... ,
98 BUICK LESABRE *5a81*
10 2 123 A ..................... ............. ..... U ,, U
03 DODGE RAM 1500 *5aal*
1 0 17 4 0 B .......................................... B,6 1
03 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE *5aal*
01 FORD EXPEDITION s74501*
106141A ........................... ... .... /, 8 1
00 FORD FOCUS ZX3 1
P L 9 6 7 5 A ................................... ...... ,o1
05 KIA OPTIMA s7QQ1*
1 02424AA ................ ,
03 CHRYSLER VOYAGER *75n1*
10 15 24A .. .................... .. 1
03 TOYOTA COROLLA *7551*
10 23 4 8A ....... ............. ................. ,3 I *
05 FORD FOCUS ZX4 7 1
1 0 2 3 8 5 A .................... .......... ... ........
02 BUICK LESABRE 1751
10 13 82A .......................................... $ ,8 8
00 HYUNDAI ELANTRA *7551*
P L 9 5 2 9 B ................... .................. 1
07 DODGE CARAVAN $ame*
1 0 0 0 1 5 A ................... .................... ,
09 CHEVY AVEO O5451*
1 0 0 8 2 6A ................... .................. 1
07 KIS SPECTRA EX 45O11*
110 4 3 1A ..................... .................. 8 1
07 DODGE RAM 1500 *5551
1 0 2 3 4 2 A ...................... .................. 1


00 DODGE CARAVAN 85551*
102232A ... I
00 DODGE RAM 1500 soa*
1 0 5 1 6 3 A .............. .............
00 DODGE DAKOTA CLUB CAB sa
1 0 2 4 0 8 A ........................................ ,
05 DODGE CARAVAN saal*
1 0 17 7 9 A .........................,
04 FORD F-150 SUPERCAB XLT *21*
1 0 2 1 1 1 A ..................... .................. ..
08 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 45s1*
1 0 2 2 7 5A .......................... ........... ,
00 DODGE CHARGER $8el
P L 9 6 5 1A .............. .............. .. ....
00 CHEVY IMPALA saa*
11 0 3 5 1A ............... ...........
07 CHEVY MONTE CARLO *a551
1 0 2 1 9 A ............................. ............. ,
03 FORD SPORT TRAC *a551*
1 0 1 7 3 B ...................... ..... ,
02 DODGE RAM 1500 *a51
1 1 0 4 7 7A ........................ .......... ,.
05 DODGE DAKOTA CLUB CAB 5*
S 1 6 0 6 A A .....................................
08 DODGE RAM 1500 1 1*
1 0 5 5 17 A ........................... ..........
00 TOYOTA RAV4 *1 5*
1 0 2 0 5 5 A A .....................................
07 DODGE RAM 1500
1 0 1 6 5 1 B ... ..............................
00 FORD MUSTANG *1 5*
11 0 0 12 B ... ......................
07 CHRYSLER SEBRING LMTD 1 *
1 0 2 1 3 4 A .......................................
04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 1 1*
P L 9 6 7 8 A ..............................
09 DODGE AVENGER 1 1*
S 1 5 8 0 ................... ...... .
02 GMC 1500 4X4 $ 1 *
1 0 0 6 2 1 B ...........................
08 DODGE AVENGER R/T $ 10 *
P L 9 6 4 9A ................... ............


07 CHEVY HHR ill $
S 1 6 2 3 A ........................................ ,
05 FORD EXPEDITION XLT 10n51*
1 0 1 2 1 1 A .....................................
00 FORD FREESTYLE *10n )1*
1 0 2 1 0 0 B ...................................... ,
10 CHRYSLER SEBRING TOURING s a
PL9684... III13.
07 DODGE DAKOTA S1 1
10 0 5 7 8A ... ................. .
09 CHRYSLER SEBRING LX M *
GL9704... II,13
05 DODGE DAKOTA CLUB CAB s l
S1606A... IIU3
07 DODGE NITRO SXT sl
1 0 2 2 0 9 A ... .................................. .
09 CHRYSLER SEBRING LX l
G L 9 7 0 3 ......................................... U
03 LINCOLN TOWN CAR s
1 0 2 2 6 3 A ....................................... U
05 FORD EXPEDITION $
1 0 1 9 0 8A ...................................... 1 1, 1
07 JEEP COMMANDER s
1 0 2 2 9 5 A ....................................... I
09 CHRYSLER SEBRING oo
S 1 6 3 5 ................... .................. 1
05 CHRYSLER 300 $ s 1
101786A ................... 1
08 HONDA CIVIC LX $s1
102390A .............................. I I,3
03 CHEVY SILVERADO sil 81*
1 1 0 2 3 1 A ......................................... ,
08 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONV en
1 0 2 1 0 2 A ...................................... I I
08 HONDA CIVICs 1
1 0 2 3 8 0 A ......................................
07 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER s
101894B ......... ,U.1
08 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN 11
1 0 2 1 8 3 A ................... .................. ,
05 NISSAN MURANO 1 1*
1 0 1 3 5 1 B ..................... ................. 1


00 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY *45*
1 0 1 8 4 4 A ......................................
07 DODGE RAM 1500 14 1*
10 1 2 14A ......................... 1
08 CHRYSLER 300 14 1*
102324A ..... ... ... ,1
09 DODGE CALIBER 14 1*
P L 9 7 2 1 .......................................
07 FORD MUSTANG *1255*
1 0 5 6 1 8 A ......................................
05 DODGE RAM 1500 4X4 s 12 51*
1 1 0 1 5 7 A ........................................ ,
07 MAZDA MIATA MX-5 s 1 1*
102353A ......................... L 1
07 DODGE RAM 1500 12 0 1*
1 1 0 4 5 3 A ......................................
09 SATURN AURA S1251*
S 1 6 1 8 ..........................................
05 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY 15e 5*
102118A .. . . . .... 8, 8 1
08 JEEP LIBERTY 14 1*
105530A ...................................... 1 1 1
08 CHRYSLER PACIFICA 14 1*
G L 9 7 0 5 ........................................ 1 1
07 FORD RANGER SUPERCAB *13451*
1 0 5 7 7 6 B ....................................
04 TOYOTA SEINNA *1341*
102374 B B .......................
09 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS s 151*
110290A I........... 1 3
08 TOYOTA CAMRY LE son1 5*
1 0 17 6 3 A ................... ..... ,
09 VW NEW BETTLE 10551*
101944A ....... ,3.1
07 FORD EDGE SEL *13551*
101766A ........................ U I
08 CHRYSLER T&C s*1051*
1 1 0 1 7 7 B .................... .................. ,
09 KIA RONDO LX *13551*
1 0 1 9 1 6 B ....................... ,
07 DODGE RAM 1500
1 1 0 2 7 5 A .................. ..................


06 FORD EXPLORER LTD i101
11 0 3 8 2 A ....................................... I
09 MITSUBISHI GALANT *1451*
1 0 5 5 5 7A ...................................... 1 ,
10 FORD FOCUS SES .................... $
101934A .................. ............. I1 ,, 1I
07 JEEP LIBERTY LMTD sa
110091B ....................................... I 1 ,
08 NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE si1q 1*
1 0 1 8 9 5A ... ......................
08 DODGE CHARGER .......... 1*
1 0 5 13 2 A ....................... .. ,
08 NISSAN ALTIMA 4s001*
101895A....................................... ,
09 CHRYSLER T&C *145a1*
P L 9 7 2 0 ........................
00 FORD F-250 XLT SUPER-CAB *1451*
100766A ... . . . . .. ,
08 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN .14551*
102158A ........... I1,33
09 VW RABBIT 14 1*
1 0 2 2 7 9 A ......................................
05 NISSAN350Z *14 51*
1 0 2 2 1 1 B ...................................... ,
08 NISSAN ALTIMA *1541*
101621A ......... ....
06 GMC ENVOY $154 *
1 0 1 9 7 1A ...................................... 1
00 ACURA TSX *15
110 27 1A .... ..............
08 JEEP LIBERTY S Q *
1 0 1 9 4 3 A ......................................
09 JEEP PATRIOT s1. 5 $ 1*
G L 9 7 0 6 ....................... .................
00 DODGE RAM 2500 4X4 *15551*
1 0 2 3 9 7 A ....................................... ,
08 JEEP COMMANDER *1 1*
10 167 5A .........................
00 DODGE DURANGO 51*
1 1 0 4 2 2 A ......................................
03 CADILLAC ESCALADE
1 0 5 4 4 2 A ..........................


I MUST PRESENT THIS AD ATTIME OF PURCHASE TO RECEIVE ADVERTISED PRICING. *PRICES PLUS TAX, TAG, TITLE. +AVAILABLE ON SELECT VEHICLES, WITH APPROVED CREDIT, TERMS VARY, SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS. DEALER NOT RESPONSIBLE |
FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. ALL VEHICLES SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. ART FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY, PICTURE MAY NOT REPRESENT ACTUAL VEHICLE. OTHER RESTRICTIONS APPLY TO OFFERS, SEE DEALER FOR
COMPLETE DETAILS. OFFERS VALID DATE OF PUBLICATION ONLY UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. BASED ON ORIGINAL MSRP, ON SELECT VEHICLES, SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS.** RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS APPLY. ON SELECT DODGE CHRYSLER
AND JEEP CERTIFIED PREOWNED VEHICLES. ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE FROM ORIGINAL IN SERVICE DATE. SEE DEALER FOR FULL DETAILS.


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