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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 104 No. 55 13.58 feetLast Year: 11.61 feet Lake Levels S ource: South Florida Water M anagement District. Depth given i n feet above sea level See page 4 for information about how to contact this newspaper.Rep. Pigman opens local of ce ... Page 9 Okeechobee News/ Eric KoppLaw Enforcement MemorialFive law enforcement of cers were killed in the line of duty in Florida last year. In their honor, Deputy Sergeant Brian Hagan (left) lowered the U.S. ag Monday, May 6, to half staff. Deputy Captain Gary Bell (center) saluted while Okeechobee High School senior Dillon Jones (right) played "Taps" at the annual Law Enforcement Memorial held at the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce. For story, see page 5. Special to the Okeechobee News/ Florida Lottery CommissionJacqueline Palmer, pictured with her husband Michael Novak, won $3 million in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game last week. Special to the Okeechobee News TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Lottery announced that Jacqueline Palmer, 42, of Okeechobee, claimed the rst $3 million top prize in the $3,000,000 FLAMINGO FORTUNE ScratchOff game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Palmer chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option for her winnings, in the amount of $2,493,752.05. “I love to play Scratch-Off games and play as often as I can,” said Ms. Palmer. “I have won several smaller amounts over the years but nothing that compares to this. I will de nitely continue to play!” Ms. Palmer purchased her winning $3,000,000 FLAMINGO FORTUNE Scratch-Off ticket from St. Lucie West BP, located at 1620 Southwest Fountain View Boulevard in Port St. Lucie. There are two $3,000,000 top prizes remaining. Local woman wins $3 million in lottery scratch-off gameSee LOTTO — Page 5 The Okeechobee County Board of Count y Commissioners will meet Thursday, May 9, at 9 a.m. at the Okeechobee County Historic Courthouse in the “Judge William L. Hendr y Courtroom,” 304 N.W. Second St. The commissioners will receive an overview of the current nances at this meeting. The agenda for the meeting includes:  Approval of a new job position for a case aide for senior services;  Consider bids for swimming pool chemicals;  Consider request from Chaka’s Stars Foundation to use the Douglas Brown CenCounty to review nancesSee COUNTY — Page 5 W oman accused of stealing TV from store ... Page 7

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Today: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 86F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Clear. Low of 61F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the North after midnight. Extended ForecastThursday : Partly cloudy. High of 90F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Thursday Night : Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 66F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Friday : Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain in the afternoon. High of 90F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance rain 20%. Friday Night : Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain in the evening, then clear. Low of 68F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Saturday : Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 90F. Winds less than 5 mph. Saturday Night : Clear with a chance o f a thunderstorm. Low of 66F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 Special to the Okeechobee NewsRotary guest speakerThe Rotary Club of Okeechobee was treated to a visit from Dr. Benjamin Epstein, an orthopaedic surgeon who works at Raulerson Hospital. Dr. Epstein related how progressive the hospital has become in the area of orthopaedic surgery and Dr. Manny Garcia opined, “Dr. Epstein is a wonderful orthpaedic surgeon and we are lucky to have him.” Kristi Crawford(left) posed with Dr. Epstein during his visit to Rotary on Tuesday, April 30. Special to the Okeechobee NewsRed Hat Kuties have a tour of historical society museumThe “Red Hat Kuties” had a fun time touring the Okeechobee Historical Society Museum and Old School House. Anyone interested in joining our group and having a good time, call Marilyn at 863-357-1944. Chamber Business Investor luncheon plannedThe quarterly Chamber Business Investor Luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and concluding at 1 p.m. at the Williamson Center. Nick Blount of FPL will provide an overview of the initiatives that FPL is currently undertaking. The Business Spotlight will feature John Smith of Charles Composites. They are a new manufacturing company relocating their business to Okeechobee in the City Commerce Park. The event is open for registration now, so RSVP early to assist us in our plans for providing lunch. Questions about the luncheon can be directed to Mariah at 863-4676246. Okeechobee Forecast

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Special to the Okeechobee News Attorney Glenn J. Sneider is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Law Day Essay Contest. The theme of this year’s contest was “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.” Students w ere asked to write a 1,000-word essay addressing the issues of citizens’ responsibilities in protecting each others’ personal and religious freedoms, as well as what would happen if citizens did not ful ll those responsibilities. Sixteen enthusiastic students from the Okeechobee High School Court Procedures class submitted essays for review. A distinguished panel of essay judges consisted of The Honorable Judge Elizabeth Metzger and the Honorable Judge Sherwood Bauer, Jr. and they judged the entries on content, structure, creativity and originality. On May 1 at Okeechobee High School, all essay winners were honored. Through the generosity of Attorney Sneider, winners received a cash prize in addition to law day medallions and certi cates of appreciation. First place winner, Alexis Smith received $400; second place winner, Alicia Boland received $300; and third-place winner, Ryan Hagan received $200. Certi cates of recognition and a copy of the Declaration of Independence were presented to all students who submitted essays. Carlee Brown, Brandi Crenshaw, Alexandra De La Cruz, Sage Douglas, Dayla Ferneau, Macy Gamiotea, Loryssa Grif th, Estrella Hernandez, Darby Jones, Taylor Lowe, Destiny Nunez, Shelby Padgett and Shamarah Shanks. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower designated May 1 as Law Day. This day is an opportunity to strengthen our great American heritage of liberty, justice, and equalit y under the law. Sneider Law is a rm dedicated to providing, Professional, Principled & Passionate, legal services in Family Law, Criminal Law, and Civil Litigation to the residents o f Okeechobee and the surrounding areas. With over 30 years of legal experience, Sneider Law is committed to providing clients with a thorough communications plan to keep them updated on their case. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Tasti-Lee Tomatoes From FloridaVine-ripened to juicy perfection. Come and get em! BIG, BOLD F VOR 3 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 Special to the Okeechobee NewsFifth graders enjoy Ag eld dayStudents and teachers from the Okeechobee High School Agriculture Department recently hosted an Agriculture Field Day for fth graders from Osceola Middle School and North Elementary. The trip allowed students to learn about agriculture in a hands-on way. The students from Mr. McWaters and Mr. Gerbitz Advanced Animal Sciences and Ag. Mechanics classes designed, conducted and led the event. Fifth graders were able to see how to handle cattle, horses, goats and even sh! The event helped to expose younger students to possible careers and opportunities in agriculture. The Panthers Pod from Osceola was almost unable to attend due to a lack of funds, however, MDO Engineering heard about the event and sponsored transportation for the students. Okeechobee students honored as winners of Law Day Essay Contest Special to the Okeechobee NewsStudents who entered the Law Day essay contest wrote about "Realizing the Dream: Equality for All." Special to the Okeechobee NewsLeft to right are teacher Ms. Katherine Hyde; second-place winner Alicia Boland; rst-place winner Alexis L. Smith; third-place winner Ryan Hagan and, attorney Glenn Sneider.

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‘Cigar bill’ could be abused b y tobacco companiesAs we have been discussing in our partnership meetings, avored tobacco is a big problem, as it is used to attract youth to get t hem addicted to nicotine so they can bec ome the replacement customers for all the adults who quit or die from their tobacco use every day. There are about 88 people w ho die every day from their tobacco use in F lorida alone and tobacco use can take an average of 12-15 years off of a person's life s pan, as well as a lifetime of increased medic al costs, lost work days and all around reduced quality of life. The cigar bill, that was previously introduced in the U.S. House, has now been introduced in the Senate by Florida Congressmen Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio. T hey are co-sponsoring this cigar bill, which w ould exempt certain types of cigars from F DA regulation, presumably in the name of protecting jobs. The problem is that this exemption can and most likely will be exploited by tobacco companies, as they have done in the past, to increase their sales of av ored cigars and products that are known to b e popular among youth. The bill language de nes the cigar, among other things, as that w hich "...weighs at least 6 pounds per 1,000 c ount..." This includes many types that are s old in convenience stores and are known t o be popular with youth. Remember, our federal government outlawed the sales of avored cigarettes (except for menthols) in 2009 due to their obvious impact on our youth. We are now trying to help our legislators understand that the smaller cigars that would squeak through this exemption will wreak the same havoc as avored cigarettes did on our youth, if not more, due to the fact that these cigars are also known to be used for smoking marijuana and cocaine. We are ghting against big money whenever big tobacco is involved, and we need your voices to be heard. Please share with everyone you can, and contact our Congressmen at their numbers listed below, as time is of the essence. Call Bill Nelson at: 202-224-5274 Call Marco Rubio at: 202-224-3041 Thank you for your continued support! Candace Pope Tobacco Prevention SpecialistTorch Run help appreciatedThank you for your continued support of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce Law Enforcement Touch Run fundraising. Thanks to your support, we exceeded last year's total. The total raised this year was $6,972. I would like to take this opportunity and thank the following businesses and individuals for their support: Blue Cross Blue Shield Charlie and Debra Huckreivei Commissioner Bryant Culpepper Golden Corral OCSO COP unit OCSO Staff Okeechobee Correctional Institution Okeechobee News Publix Swanson Udder Bunch 4-H Club Waste Management WOKCCharles Murphy and Billy Dean Buxton Seawinds Terry Burroughs Florida Highway Patrol Level 10 Juvenile OCSO Jail Okeechobee City Police Department Okeechobee County Fire Rescue Pirtchards and Associates Seacoast Bank The ARC Undersheriff Noel and Laurie Stephen Wings of Independence I apologize if I've left anyone out. Again, thank you Okeechobee! Michele Bell, PIOWhy not go to churchTop 10 Reasons why people don't go to church: 10. Last time I kneeled I couldn't get up again! 9. I relate more to "Rock" than to old time hymns. 8. People THAT happy give me the creeps! 7. I'm already a good person. 6. A real pastor doesn't respond to m y remote control. 5. Would rather sleep in my bed than the pew! 4. The only thing "holy" about me are m y jeans. 3. Already gave at the "Home Shopping Network" 2. I don't-eth understand-eth. And the #1 reason people in our community don't go to church is: They haven't tried PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH! Church CAN be different and we'd like to prove it to you. Next Sunday at 8:00 or at 10:30 A.M. begin a new start at a church that understands the realities of everyday life. Bring your kids. Just come! Come as you are, no dress code. Never been to church before? No Problem! Single, married, young, old... Welcome to Peace Lutheran Church, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane, (Across from Yearling Middle School). John Simms S.W. 48th Avenue I have noticed quite a few skid marks on S.W. 48th Avenue and have been told the marks are from drag racing. Apparently that s treet is still very popular for illegal racing. A lso, they tear up the shoulder of the roadw ay when it is wet, using it for a mudding area. The sheriff should do something to stop t hese very dangerous activities. Not only do t he drag racers put themselves in danger, an unsuspecting motorist who just happens to drive on that road could be hurt.Boycott Jane Fonda’s movie Veterans groups are boycotting Jane Fonda's new movie, "The Butler" in which she plays Nancy Reagan. What a disgrace to Mrs. Nancy Reagan. Vietnam veterans will never forget that Hanoi Jane was a traitor and did a lot of damage to our boys. This movie is doomed to failure. The conservatives are boycotting Jane Fonda and the liberals have no interest in Nancy Reagan. Who going to watch it? There shouldn't be any doubt that Jane Fonda should be scorned for her activities rather than glori ed and paid. What else could we expect, though? She and her former husband are both a couple of nuts, and that is what the world likes to give attention to. May 8, 2013 4 Okeechobee News OPINION Public Forum/Speak Out Letters to the editor Speak Out has moved online, where it is q uicker and easier to share your ideas and converse with others. Go to www.newszap. com, click on the community name and y our local or state Public Forum. There, y ou can create new topics or comment on e xisting topics. What follows is a sam pling of some of the discussions currently taking p lace. Thanks for participating! The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recognizes May as National Asthma Awareness Month and takes the opportunity to educate Floridians regarding diagnosis and treatment programs committed to improving the lives of those diagnosed with asthma. "Asthma affects the lives of an estimated 2.8 million Floridians, 720,000 of whom are children," said State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong. "As a chronic lung disease, asthma is readily manageable. The Department is working with other statewide partners to make life better for Floridians with asthma." Asthma is a chronic disease that affects all age groups, yet can be more severe among children, women, African Americans, and Puerto Ricans. The Florida Asthma Coalition is working to eliminate asthma disparities, improve quality of life, and reduce costs. The Florida Asthma Plan provides action steps, identi es partners, and pinpoints measures of progress and success. The Florida Asthma Coalition and its partners offer the Asthma Friendly Childcare Recognition program. Centers that earn the recognition are better equipped to support children with asthma. The online staff training is free and covers topics like offering support to children and families who are dealing with asthma, ensuring children with asthm a have an asthma action plan on le and providing asthma educational opportunities for parents. For information about asthma, please visit http://www.doh.state. .us/Environment/medicine/Asthma/index.html or contact your county health department. To vie w Florida's Asthma Plan visit http://www.doh. state.fl.us/Environment/medicine/Asthma / asthmaplan.pdf. DOH protects, promotes and improves the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. May is National Asthma Month

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 $3,000,000 FLAMINGO FORTUNE offers three top prizes of $3 million and ten prizes of $100,000. Top-prize winners of $3 million may choose either a one-time, lump-sum payment or annuity payments of $150,000 a year for 20 years. With more than $150,000,000 in total cash prizes and 3.4 million prizes ranging from $20 to $20,000, this $20 game offers players the chance to win big instantly. The overall odds of winning are one-in-2.94. The Florida Lottery offers approximatel y 60 Scratch-Off games at any given time through vending machines or counter displays at more than 13,000 retailers statewide. Scratch-Off games are an important part o f the Lottery’s portfolio of games, making up approximately 58 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $495 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in scal year 2011-12. LOTTOContinued From Page 1 ter for a summer program;  View the presentation from staff that represents locations and needs of various county facilities and departments and to provide direction to staff to help develop a long range plan to establish a more ef cient w orkforce and service to the public.;  Approve a change order for for the CR 724 bridge repairs over Fish Slough; and approve the nal pay for the repairs;  Approve a contract with Craig A. Smith & Associates, Inc. for Engineering Services for the East-West Stormwater Pump Conveyance Project; and,  Approve a resolution establishing “Good Conduct Gain-Time” and “Meritorious Gain-Time” for county prisoners. The commission plans to participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new OK Softball Complex Restroom Facility located at 950 N.W. 23rd Lane at 11:30 a.m. COUNTYContinued From Page 1 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News As Sheriff Paul May spoke, his words belied the warmth of the sun and the bright azure sky. His words were, instead, cold and dark. “After a disastrous 2011 in which 166 of cers were killed in the line of duty, with Florida leading the nation with 14 of cers’ deaths, we could only hope and pray that things would get better,” said Sheriff May during Monday’s Law Enforcement Memorial. The May 6 event has become an annual gathering of area law enforcement personnel, county of cials and members of a caring public on the front steps of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce (OCSO). Continuing, Sheriff May pointed out that the prayers of many were answered as the deaths of law enforcement of cers dropped to 128 in 2012. They also dropped from 14 in Florida to ve deaths last year. “While we mourn those ve of cers and their families, we realize that death in our profession is only a heartbeat away,” he said. Those ve of cers were:  Broward County Sheriff’s Of ce Deputy Christopher Allen Schaub, 47, was killed in a motorcycle accident.  Jupiter Police Department Of cer Bruce Edwin St. Laurent, 55, was killed in a motorcycle accident.  Florida Department of Corrections Sergeant Ruben Howard Thomas III, 24, was stabbed to death.  Brevard County Sheriff’s Of ce Deputy Barbara Ann Pill, 53, was shot to death.  Clay County Sheriff’s Of ce Detective David Adam White, 35, was shot to death. As OCSO Deputy Sergeant Brian Hagan then lowered the United States ag to half mast, the only sound was the ag’s gentle rustling in the soft breeze. Besides those ve of cers, Sheriff May also spoke of two members of the OCSO’s family that have died. “Our of ce will never forget the darkest day in our history—Nov. 8, 1991—when we lost Deputy Sheriff Glover Emerson ‘Skip’ Bryant III in an aircraft accident on Lake Okeechobee during a rescue mission,” said Sheriff May. “To his family, thank you for all the good you have done through the Skip Bryant Memorial Fund. His sacri ce will never be forgotten. His memory lives on.” The most recent death was on May 14, 2012, when OCSO K-9 Widgen died of liver cancer after 13 years of service. “Widgen’s handler was Sergeant Jimmy Mills and, together, they were responsible for over 500 arrests and $1 million in drugs seized. A special thanks to Widgen and Sgt. Mills for making our county a better place to live,” added the sheriff. According to the Of cer Down web site there were 128 of cers killed across the nation last year. The leading cause of death was gun re, which led to the death of 48 ofcers. The next leading cause of death was auto accidents, in which 25 of cers were killed. Next was vehicular assault which claimed the lives of 11 members of law enforcement. “As I read the statistics of how the of cers died, I could not help noticing that 18 K-9s, who we consider of cers, were killed in the line of duty also,” pointed out the sheriff. “Six of these K-9s were shot and, without a doubt, probably saved a human of cer’s life.” The sheriff also told the crowd that the average age of the of cers who died last year was 41, and that their average amount of experience was 11 years and 11 months. “As we go forth in 2013, it is our hope and prayer that the law enforcement deaths continue to decline and that law enforcement of cers all across our country are careful and diligent in their chosen honorable profession of law enforcement,” said Sheriff May. Crowd gathers at OCSO to honor fallen of cers Okeechobee News/ Eric KoppThe ag of the United States and the state ag stood out against the bright morning sky Monday, May 6, as the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce honor guard opened the Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony by presenting the colors. Honor guard members are: (front, left to right) Detective Bryan Lowe, Deputy Cody Hurst, Deputy Ben Lisle and Deputy John Hazy; (back) the detail leader for the ceremony was Detective Ted Van Deman. Okeechobee News/ Eric KoppDuring his speech at the Law Enforcement Memorial on Monday, May 6, Okeechobee County Sheriff Paul May said members of law enforcement and their families realize that "... death in our profession is only a heartbeat away."

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted to t he Okeechobee News by e-mailing o bits@newszap.com. Customers may also r equest photos and links to online guest b ooks. A link to the obituaries is available at w ww.newszap.com.Billy Bo Smith, 57OKEECHOBEE — Billy Bo Smith passed awa y May 6, 2013 in Okeechobee peacefully at Hospice. He was born August 28, 1955 in Georgia and had been a resident of Okeechobee for 39 years. His occupation was construction with stucco being his trade and what he did best. During his lifetime Billy enjoyed hunting, shing, country music and was an avid FSU fan. He is survived by and will be sadly missed b y his beloved son Billy Dees (Melissa); his devoted friend and mother of his son Patty Baskett; one step-daughter Ashley Stevens; one step-son Justin (Angel) Stevens; four grandsons; two granddaughters all of Okeechobee; one daughter Jackie and a host of extended family and dear friends. We love you Billy and may you nall y rest in peace. There will be no services at this time. Billy Glenn Lamb, 75OKEECHOBEE — Billy Glenn Lamb passed away May 5, 2013. He was born March 29, 1938 in Okeechobee to the late Bob and Eunice Lamb. He was a member of First Baptist Church o f Okeechobee. Mr. Lamb served our country in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his brother, Bob Lamb (Lucy) of Boynton Beach and his sister, Betty Ann Mclellan (Bill) of North Ft. Myers. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Ma y 11, 2013 at Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the online register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com. All arrangements are entrusted to the care o f Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee Florid a 34972.Brooklynn Nicole Hopkins, InfantOKEECHOBEE — Brooklynn Nicole Hopkins, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Orlando at Winnie Palmer Hospital and was born April 25, 2013. She is survived by her parents; Mark and Dana Hopkins of Okeechobee and her grandparents; Nick Hopkins (Kim) of Okeechobee, Lee Hopkins of Tenn., Al and Coreen Cole of Okeechobee, and Tim Heckman of Penn. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 9, 2013 in the Buxton-Seawinds Chapel from 9 to 10 a.m with services beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of owers, the Hopkins family requests donations be made in Brooklynn’s memory to Hospice of Okeechobee, PO Box 1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973. Friends may leave condolences at www.buxtonseawinds.com All arrangements are under the direction and care of Matthew and Paul Buxton of BuxtonSeawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, 3833 SE 18th Terr., Okeechobee, FL 34974.Patricia Powell, 49OKEECHOBEE — Patricia Powell died at her residence on Sunday, May 5, 2013. She has been a resident of Okeechobee for over 20 years and her passion was spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of ten years, Chuck Powell; son, Bufford Tyson; step-daughters, Chrystal Tyson and Windy Custodio, all of Okeechobee. Mrs. Powell is also survived by 16 grandchildren; brothers, Storm Wilson (Lynn) of Okeechobee, Pat Wilson (Debra) of Punta Gorda; and her sisters, Janelle Chambers (Roy) of Okeechobee, and Mary Howard of Jackson, Ky. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Buxton-Seawinds Chapel with Curtis Tyson of ciating. In lieu of owers, her family asks that donations be made in her memory to a fund that has been established at Seacoast National Bank for her children administered by Jennifer Rogers. Friends may leave condolences at www.buxtonseawinds.com All arrangements are under the direction and care of Matthew and Paul Buxton of BuxtonSeawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, 3833 SE 18th Terr., Okeechobee, FL 34974. Obituaries 6 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 Search obituaries nationally at http://www.legacy.com Cypress Hut Eagles auxiliary to host dinners Cypress Hut Eagles auxiliary will serve hot meatball subs, tossed salad and dessert by Carla and Debbie, this Wednesday, May 8 Proceeds to go to the auxiliary community charity fund. On Thursday, May 9, the Aerie will serve roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and dessert by Carla and Debbie. Both start at 5:30 p.m. The public is welcome. Proceeds to go to the National Charities fund. For more information, please call 863-467-1154.Okeechobee Moose hosts upcoming eventsExciting new fun starts May 8 at the Okeechobee Moose with Mike’s Dance on W ednesday, May 8 from 3 to 7 p.m. and every Wednesday in May. There will be good music, lots of dancing and requests always accepted! The kitchen will serve burgers, hotdogs, fries and onion rings. A Washer Toss is planned in the Tiki Hut on Saturday, May 11, and Saturday, May 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. On Thursday, May 9, Bingo at 1 p.m. Lunch at 12:30 p.m. On Friday, May 10, Bingo starts with Bonanza at 6:30 p.m. Food is available. On Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day Breakfast is served from 8-11 a.m. Free to all Moose Mothers. Proceeds go to support Moose Charities programs.Heritage hosts Stroke Support GroupThe Heritage Assisted Living Facility will hold a “Stroke Support Group” on Wednesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. at 608 N.E. 2nd Ave. The speaker will be Muhammad Nooruddin, Physical Therapist, from New American Physical Therapy. Refreshments will be served and day care services will be prov ided during session at no cost. There is no charge to attend and it is open to the public, family and patients. For more information, call 863-763-1700.Okeechobee Elks Lodge to meet on ThursdayLake Okeechobee Elks Lodge 2871 will meet on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the V FW South in Treasure Island. Come early for a meet and greet hour at 6 p.m. Because of our state convention, this will be the only meeting in the month of May.OHS troupe presents playOHS Drama Troupe 7319 will present “Once upon A Mattress” on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. For information, contact Ms. Raulerson at 863-462-5025, ext. 8011.Buckhead Ridge Women of the Moose hold fundraiserOur new Senior Regent Sandy is holding her rst fundraiser of the new year on Saturday, May 11 at the Buckhead Moose. Featuring pork tenderloins with pepper gravy and all the xin’s prepared by Bob Sharp and assisted by the great cooks from Buckhead Ridge Moose. Serving dinner from 5 to 7 p.m., with music and fun by Scooby for the rest of the evening.Elks Lodge 2871 to host a tribute to MothersLake Okeechobee Elks Lodge 2871 is doing a tribute to Mothers who are with us now and have passed. The tribute will be Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m. the VFW So with tea and light refreshments. Everyone is welcome, so please come and see how we honor the most important person in anyone’s life.Softball tournament bene t to be held for Robbie JollyA Men’s Softball tournament bene t for Robbie Jolly III, a 15-year-old who sustained severe head trauma due to a four wheeler accident will be held on Saturday, May 11 at the adult softball elds, starting at 8 a.m. For more information, contact Jeneane at 863-634-2127, Becky at 863-447-9995, or Tomi at 863-634-1061.Golf tourney bene ts Chris Davis on SaturdayA bene t golf tournament for re ghter/ paramedic Chris Davis will be held Saturday, May 11, starting at 9 a.m. at the St. James Country Club, 5613 N.W. St. James Blvd., in Port St. Lucie. The cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The entry fee also covers the cost of a beverage, snack and lunch at the end of the event. For information, contact: Saul at 863-697-1401; Zack at 863-634-3445; or, Donny at 863-634-6464.Pregnancy Center sponsors fundraiser walk, run, or bikeOn Saturday, May 11 the Pregnancy Center of Okeechobee is sponsoring their 2013 Walk, Run or Bike. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the event starting at 8 a.m. Awards will be given for the largest team, the team with the coolest t-shirts, the team that raises the most money and also for the individual that raises the most money. Teams or individuals are encouraged to participate. There will be a bounce house and face painting for the kids that participate, after the walk. For more information, you can call 863-467-8748 or sign up at www.okeepregcenter.com. Community Events Brought to you by:“Your Air Conditioning and Plumbing Specialist”863.763.6461Lic#CAC1817236

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By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A police report indicated an Okeechobee w oman was arrested after she allegedly took a at-screen television from a local business then tried to exchange it for another television the next day. Lori Weil Thompson, 50, N.E. Seventh St., was arrested Saturday, May 4, on felony charges of grand theft, dealing in stolen property, possession of a controlled substance (alprazolam) without a prescription and introduction of contraband into a detention facility. Thompson was also charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession of a legend drug without a prescription. She was booked into the Okeechobee County Jail then released on her recognizance at her rst-appearance hearing. The report by Of cer Kelley Margerum, of the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), stated that Walmart surveillance video showed Thompson taking a 42-inch Sanyo television Friday evening, May 3. According to the report Thompson tried to pay for the television with a check. But, her check was declined and she was instructed to go to the customer service department. However, the woman reportedly ... passed all points of purchase, exited the store and loaded the merchandise ..." into a vehicle in the store's parking lot, indicated the of cer's report. Of cer Margerum went on to explain that the woman returned to the store the next evening to exchange the Sanyo for a smaller, 32-inch LED Vizio television and some grocery items. Because the cost of the Vizio, $248, and the groceries was less than price of the larger television Thompson was given a store gift card in the amount of $139.10 -which, was the amount leftover to be refunded to her. The of cer's report stated that Thompson was taken into custody as she left the store. Of cer Margerum went on to state that during a search of Thompson's purse she apparently found four alprazolam tablets, along with methocarbamol and lamotrigine tablets. The report explained that methocarbamol is a muscle relaxer and lamotrigine is an anti-epileptic drug. Although neither of those medications are listed as narcotics, they do require a prescription. "She did not have any proof of prescription, or proper prescription containers on her person or in her purse," stated the of cer. Thompson has also been trespassed from the department store, added the of cer. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Republican Party of Okeechobeepresents 2013 Lincoln Day DinnerTuesday, May 14, 2013 Williamson Center6:30 pm Keynote Speaker Attorney General Pam BondiDinner tickets $35 or two for $50 6:30pm Meet n Greet tickets $20 extra 6pmCall 863.532.9623 for tickets Paid for by the Republican Party of Okeechobee County Always on Top of the JobŽRe-Roofing Specialists€ Metal & Shingle Roofs € Flats & Leaks Repair FREE ESTIMATES863-357-3838State Lic.#CCC1327338 Residential Commercial FREE EstimatesRoofing with the name you trust!Licensed and Insured St. Lic. CCC046939Dont make a Mistake! Call Big Lake 863-763-ROOF (7663) & REPAIRSROOFING 7 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the in uence (DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO), the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), the Florida Highw ay Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and W ildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) or the Department of Corrections (DOC). Ray Alton Howard, 49, S.E. 91st Trail, Okeechobee, was arrested May 2 by Deputy Fred Bradley on a DOC warrant charging him with the felonies of violation of probation possession of marijuana with intent to sell and violation of probation possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone). He is being held without bond. Omar Cancino Cancino-Magana, 20, N.E. 31st Terrace, Okeechobee, was arrested May 2 by Deputy Yero Todman on an Okeechobee County warrant charging him w ith the felonies of felony battery and resisting a law enforcement of cer with violence. His bond was set at $10,000. Juan Jimenez, 36, S.E. 10th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 3 by Of cer Belen Reyna on a felony charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. His bond w as set at $7,500. Glen Ausley Going, 57, N.W. 151st Terrace, Okeechobee, was arrested May 4 by Of cer Lawrence Parzygnat on misdemeanor charges of driving under the in uence and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance. Greta Lynn Wheeler, 43, S.W. 16th Court, Okeechobee, was arrested May 4 by Of cer Belen Reyna on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the in uence. Her bond was set at $250. Diane Marie Pino, 44, S.W. 16th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 5 by Deputy Jonathan Hazy on an Okeechobee County warrant charging her with the felonies of burglary of a conveyance and grand theft. Her bond was set at $14,000. Jose Maria Leon, 30, N.W. 15th St., Okeechobee, was arrested May 5 by Of cer Lawrence Parzygnat on a DOC warrant charging him with the felony of violation of probation eeing and eluding a law enforcement of cer. He is being held without bond. Cirinna Marie Bormuth, 30, N.E. 106th St., Okeechobee, was arrested May 5 by Deputy Rusty Harts eld on a DOC warrant charging her with violation of probation grand theft. She is being held without bond. Pedro Deharo-Lopez Jr., 29, S.W. Fifth Drive, Okeechobee, was arrested May 6 by Deputy Corporal Chris Hans on a DOC warrant charging him with the felony of violation of probation grand theft rearm. His bond was set at $2,000. Deborah Jean Gillis, 51, S.E. 128th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested May 6 by Deputy Fred Bradley on a DOC warrant charging her with the felony of violation of probation petit theft. She is being held without bond. This column lists arrests and not convictions, 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 con rmed and printed. Okeechobee Arrest Report W oman charged with TV theft, pill possession By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A man with an alleged history of domestic violence was arrested again for reportedly hitting his former girlfriend and pulling her out of a local store. Alfredo Urvina, 45, N.E. 64th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Sunday, May 5, on felony charges of aggravated stalking and felony battery. He is being held in the Okeechobee County Jail without bond. Urvina apparently followed his ex-girlfriend to a local store where she was buying some food before she went to work. According to Deputy Bart Potter, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO), Urvina entered the store and told the woman to come with him but she refused. He then reportedly told her that she could ... go with him either the easy way or the hard way." Urvina then grabbed the woman and started pulling her out of the store, continued the report. Deputy Potter stated the woman was able to break free of the man's grip but, when she did, he slapped her and grabbed her again. The woman's son-in-law stepped in and pushed Urvina off the woman. Urvina allegedly pushed the other man, threatened him then again grabbed his former paramour. But, the second man did not give up and stepped in again to help the woman. Finally, according to the deputy's report, Urvina turned the woman loose and left. Before leaving, he allegedly threatened the woman and her family. Deputy Potter explained that he charged Urvina with felony battery because he has prior arrests for domestic battery. Urvina also violated an injunction, the deputy added, that states he cannot have any contact with the woman whether it be in person, by phone, social media or by third party. Of cer says man has prior domestic violence arrests Lori Weil Thompson Alfredo Urvina

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CFA022585 CAC1817236 Echols Now Offers A/C & Refrigeration Spring Savings 15 Point Tune-up Only $6499 SINCE 1975 Hot Deals to keep You Cool !! 9 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee NewsOkeechobee community leaders were on hand Tuesday to welcome 55th house district representative Dr. Cary Pigman as he cut the ribbon on a new of ce, the rst of a state representative in downtown Okeechobee. “I think it’s wonderful—in the past maybe representation could have been better. Okeechobee is added into Highlands and Glades County w here the interests are very similar,” he suggested. Speaker Will Weatherford agreed to the satellite of ce very quickly after the application w as made. Libby Maxwell of Okeechobee will direct the local of ce. Chamber of Commerce Director Terry Burroughs called it a very interesting and nice thing to have this of ce in Okeechobee and predicted constituents would bene t. Dr. Pigman is a reserve of cer in the U.S. A rmy and will be deployed on Friday for 90 days in Kuwait. He suggested he physically won’t be as close to constituents but he will still be available by phone, Skype and email. He said this will make his satellite of ce even more important. “I think it’s a great thing. Okeechobee has been recognized at the state level as being important. We think that we will develop relationships and alliances with other legislators so we can leverage our small voice and protect our interests in Tallahassee,” he added. Dr. Pigman mentioned a $70 million Everglades restoration bill, the salary hikes proposed for teachers and state employees, and a school project for Glades County as being his biggest accomplishments in the state legislature this y ear. “For years teachers have put up with no raises at all. With in ation their real take home pay has diminished. It was gratifying to have a budget come through where revenue was looking good for the rst time in several years,” he added. He said the salary hikes were reasonable and prudent and well deserved. He emphasized that $2 billion was placed into reserves. Dr. Pigman said lawyers have been the only ones rewarded by years of litigation and dispute over the Everglades. He said the Everglades bill brought most of the parties together and they came up with a workable solution for conservation, agriculture and still provide a good water supply. He was able to include in the tentative state budget water projects in both Okeechobee and Moore Haven. Mayor Jim Kirk said he feels the of ce will give Okeechobee a voice at the state level, “In all my years here since 1970, we have never had this kind of representation that is readily available. I think it’s a great day for us and the future looks really good.” Kirk said a local person on staff that knows the people and the community will be very bene cial and should help to get our problems solved. He also said the city is grateful to have ofces used in the Chamber of Commerce building. Representative Cary Pigman’s of ce holds grand opening Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyMayor Jim Kirk cuts the ribbon on State Representative Cary Pigman’s new of ce in the Chamber of Commerce Building at the intersection of State Road 70 and U.S. 441, in Okeechobee Tuesday as Pigman, (left) and of ce director Libby Maxwell, (right) assist

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11 10 Okeechobee News Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 310 SW 2nd Street45 minute massage $35 70 minute massage $65Gi Certicates Available MM26149 863634-6482 Shop smart for Mothers DayCome spring, shoppers often ask, What gift should I get Mom for Mothers Day? How does a person transform the sentiments they have for their mother into a gift that represents love and devotion? Buying a Mothers Day gift is no easy task, especially for those who wait until the last minute to do their shopping. Beginning early can ease the pressure of Mothers Day shopping. Research gift options at least a month prior so that you can read reviews on products and services to guarantee quality. You also want to make sure the gift will arrive on time if you will be ordering your gift online. Here are other ways to shop in a smart manner. Do some sleuthing. Play detective and take inventory of what Mom likes to do the most. If you ask your mother what she wants, she will likely brush off the question and tell you nothing. It is up to you to do the investigative work. Pay attention to conversations and see if there is anything she mentions wanting to try or something around the house that may need updating. Practical gifts are less likely to end up unopened in the basement or attic. Check expiration dates. cards for particular stores or services are popular come Mothers Day. But it is essential to check as there is a good chance Mom will put off pampering herself and you would not want the gift to expire before she has a chance to use it. In compliance with the law, chain restaurant gift purchase. Those might be your safest bet. Verify a business. Although Mom may love a cute boutique that just opened, verify the business before buying a gift card from them. An unpredictable economy has made it even harder for new businesses to succeed, and you dont want Mom to be stuck with a worthless gift card should the new business not thrive. If she really likes a particular new business, take her on a shopping spree at the store instead. Skip the chocolate overload. Flowers and chocolates are traditional Mothers Day gifts. However, calorie-conscious women may not want to be faced with the temptation of a warehouse-sized box of chocolate treats. If Mom truly loves chocolate, treat her to a gourmet piece or two, but dont make that your main gift. It can be tempting to peruse the deep-discount rack at Moms favorite store when retailers cut prices on items in anticipation of a new season. However, these sales may come with restrictions on returns or exchanges. Unless you know Mom will like in favor of items that can be returned or exchanged. Happy Mothers Day! Join us For Mothers Day Sunday, May 12th 11am to 10 pm Live Music 6pm-9pm 3415 Hwy 441 S., Okeechobee (Located in Publix Shopping Center) 863-357-9641atMEXICAN RESTAURANT & BAR Drinks Specials (12oz) Wishing you a Happy Mothers DayMonFri 8am 5:30 Sat. 8am -1pm www.Hi-TekAutomotive.com 863-357-1717Ivor Newsum 129 NW 13th Street, Okeechobee FL 34974 Family Law | Criminal Law | Civil Litigation (FAX)thgjs@sneiderlaw.com | sneiderlaw.com Happy Mothers Day Professional | Principled | Passionate 207 NE Park St. Okeechobee863-763-5051 Goodie Bouquets Gifts ~ Candle ~ Silks Largest Selection in Town! Happy Mothers Day Order Early!! We are pleased to announce our new practice: Soon... to be open to the Public!!M. Fernanda Cuellar, RPT www.physicaltherapy-connection.comCall or Stop By for More Info...The relation between you and wellness Physical Therapy-Connection New Physical Therapy Practice in town!! Se Habla Espaol HOURS: MON-FRI 9:30AM 5:30PMSW PARK ST THE ONLY EXCLUSIVE GUY HARVEY JEWELRY RETAILER IN OKEECHOBEENECKLACESEARRINGSBRACELETS 24K Gold Trim Roses New Designer Fashions,Shoes, Purses & Accessories Stunning New and Vintage Jewelry, Unique Gifts Gift Certi cates Available Open Saturday, May 11 th until 5pmToni Bennett Doyle ~ Owner Local Scentsy Consultant OPEN: Monday Thursday 10am 6pm Friday 10am 7pm Saturday 9am 3pm Make Mothers Day Unique from Notary Service available tonischicboutique@comcast.net 1000 S. Hwy 441 Okeechobee, FL 34974 rallyautosales@aol.com863-824-0021Dealership863-824-0022Fax Mothers Day: May 12th M & M Auto Brokers, Inc. Buy Here Pay Here$500as low as down Happy Mothers Day2003 Olds Aurora, 4 dr., Final 500 Edition, Leather, Loaded $7,495 we buy cars for Any Price Any Year All Models! 310 SW 2nd Street45 minute massage $35 70 minute massage $65Gi Certicates Available MM26149 863634-6482 Gifts For Mothers Day Sunday, May 12th Mothers Day Rings, Pendants, Necklaces, Pearls, Earrings, Watches and More!!Family Owned & Operated since 1996 WE HAVE Graduation Rings1904 S. Parrott Ave, Okeechobee863-357-3795 We buy scrap gold, silver coins & diamonds

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 valid through June 1, 2013Coupon must be presented at time of service 12 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 Special to the Okeechobee News/ SESStudents of the monthThese high soaring Eagles earned Student of the Month at South Elementary School for the Month of April. Congratulations go to: Luke Bessey, Alondra Ceron, Kaylen Torres Cruz, Selina Boswell Estrella, Emma Raulerson, Estrella Robles, Hayden Hickman, Alison Denton, Ruby Anselmo, Jasmine Desai, Brylee Lightsey, Melissa Breen, Lyndsey Jarriel, David Tagle, Tristin Powers, Lidia Arriaga, Omar Soto, Matthew Nguyen and Raul Castellanos. Special to the Okeechobee NewsCentral Elementary Spelling Bee winnersOn Tuesday, April 23, the Spelling Bee was held at Central Elementary. The judges were; Mrs. Mix, Mrs. Trent, Mrs. Steiert and Mrs. Hamerick and the results are: First place Shelby Sumner; second place, Maya Pippin; and, third place, Anja Koivunen. Shrine Club collects aluminum can tabsThe local Shrine Club is collecting the “pull tabs” from aluminum cans. For more information on the activities of the Okeechobee Shrine Club, contact Kip Gardner at 863357-0427, Mac Simpson at 863-484-0427 or the Shrine Club at 863-763-3378. Seniors play bluegrass musicThe senior country bluegrass music program has begun again this year at the Okeechobee Senior Center. All persons age 60 and over who have a musical talent are invited to participate every Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CANCER worrying you?Do you need to talk about it?Big Lake Cancer Center1115 NorthParrott Ave € OkeechobeeRamesh Kumar, MD € William Crook, MD € Julie Santelli, MD, BoardCertified Radiation Oncologists Call: 863.467.9500 FREE Hour Counseling Session RADIATION ONCOLOGISTS FAMILY MEDICINE Raulerson Primary Care 202 NE 2nd Ave Okeechobee, FL 863-467-2159 Jose Villarreal, D.O.is a Family Medicine Doctor who is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Of“ ce Hours: M-T 8-5 € F 8-4 Closed for Lunch 12-1Accepting New Patients of all agesraulersonprimarycare.com PODIATRIST DID YOU KNOW... HERE AT FLORIDA FOOT SPECIALIST WE TREAT THE FOLLOWING? Ankle Fractures • Foot Fractures Foot Ulcers • Venous Stasis Ulcers Leg Infections We Also Offer Testing for PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease) 235 NE 19 th Dr. Shariff & Dr. Roberts treat all forms of fractures & trauma of the foot & leg!Ph: (863) 657-4444 ORTHOPAEDICS Introducing Dr. Benjamin Epstein Dr. Epstein is an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, who has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Epstein is Board Certi“ed by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 863-357-0540. Orthopaedic Specialists at Raulerson offers a full range of orthopaedic services including: Replacements & Sports Medicine Great Orthopaedic CareRight Here in OkeechobeeMost insurances and Medicare are accepted.Orthopaedic Specialists at Raulerson is located at 1924 Hwy 441N, Okeechobee (just north of the Hospital, in the blue-roof building) Call for an appointment 863-357-0540. We Treat Kids Too! By Dr. Ramesh Kumar Big Lake Cancer CenterHow many cancer patients would jump up and consider a treatment option that is proven to be highly effective, does not need surgery, painless, completed in 5 days or less, without signi“ cant side effects, w hile continuing to maintain their full level of activity and function? Radio surgery is a technique that utilizes specialized machines that allow large amounts of radiation to be delivered with sub millimeter accuracy thereby killing the cancers without damaging surrounding normal tissues. It is as simple as going out to get a chest x-ray! Cyberknife Robotic Radio surgery system, created at Stanford University over 10 years ago is unique and better than other systems in the fact that it is the only Radio surgery system that can achieve what is called real-time tracking and killing of tumor.Ž What kind of patients can be helped by Cyberknife? There are several What is Cyberknife Radiation Therapy? Submitted Photo/ Big Lake Cancer Center Cyberknife: Cutting edge technology at work for our patients in Okeechobee.situations too numerous to mention here where Cyberknife would be extremely useful and safe. The following are just a few of them: Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia, pituitary tumors and tumors of the acoustic nerve called Acoustic Neuroma can avoid major surgical procedures on the brain by getting treated with Cyberknife. Patients with cancers of the brain, spine, lung and prostate are but a few of the cancers that can be helped with one to “ ve sessions of Radio Surgery. An article that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2010 showed that patients with patients with lung cancer who received Radiosurgery had a survival rate of 55.8% at 3 years versus 20 to 35% for those patients treated with traditional radiation over several weeks. As one of our patients commented, if it is good for patients at Stanford University, it is good for patients from the Okeechobee area! If you or someone you know has any form of cancer, please call us so we can explore the possibility of treating it with this cutting edge technology. This 4.5 million dollar machine is available at the of“ ces of Dr. Kumar in Saint Lucie County. Courtesy transportation is available to get to this of“ ce for those patients in need. Please call 863-4679500 for more information. 13 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013

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Board Certified Optometrists Silviano Matamoros, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon UROLOGY DENTAL SURGERY DAVID A. SIGALOW, M.D.Board Certi“ ed In UrologySpecializing in: € Adult & Pediatric Urology € Bladder & Kidney Infections € Impotence/Implants € No Scalpel Vasectomy 215 N.E. 19th Dr. • Okeechobee 863-763-0217 Okeechobee Dental We Specialize In:• Root Canals • Dental Implants • Laser Periodental Therapy • Oral Surgery & Teeth ExtractionsIV & Oral Sedation Available113 NE 19th Drive • OkeechobeeHOURS: Mon, Tues, Thurs., Fri. 9-5BilingualHealthy Kids863-261-8273 Surgery Specialists GYNECOLOGIST James E. Bradfield, MD FACOGGynecology Board Certified € L o s s o f L i b i d o € E n d o m e t r i o s i s € U r i n e C o n t r o l € I n f e r t i l i t y € M e n s t r u a l A b n o r m a l i t i e s € S t e r i l i z a t i o n € L a s e r S u r g e r y € M i n i m a l l y I n v a s i v e S u r g e r y All Major Insurances Accepted Email: drbradfield@earthlink.net 863-763-80001713 Hwy 441 N, Suite F, Okeechobee The 2012 – 2013 Medical Information Guide is available online at specialsections.newszap.com 14 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A man brandishing an open pocket knife was arrested after he allegedly cornered his wife in the bathroom of their home and reportedly told her if she didn’t stab him, he was going to stab her. John Randolf Breen, 35, Okeechobee, was arrested Monday, May 6, on felony charges of domestic battery by strangulation and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. He w as also charged with the misdemeanors of possession of marijuana under 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Okeechobee County Jail under a $5,000 bond. An arrest report by Of cer Charles Green, of the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), stated the incident occurred in the couple’s home when Breen apparently came home from work intoxicated. The of cer stated that the couple began to argue, and Breen’s wife went to the bathroom to get away from him. But, he followed her and pulled out a pocket knife with the blade extended, stated the of cer. “He told her to stab him and she refused. He then said that if she didn’t stab him then he would stab her,” stated the of cer’s report. Breen then allegedly put the knife in his wife’s hand and, again, told her to stab him. When she wouldn’t, the of cer said he began to hit her in the face and body. According to the report Breen told his wife he would continue hitting her until she stabbed him. She tried to get away but the man would not let her and, at some point, he put his left hand over her mouth and nose so she couldn’t breathe, the of cer added. Finally, the woman bit Breen’s nger and when he let go she ed the home and called police. Of cer Green pointed out in his report that the woman had a red mark on her left cheek that was swelling and blood on her hands. The of cer went on to state that as he walked through the home after Breen’s arrest he saw blood in the bathroom. Breen reportedly explained the blood by saying he had cut himself shaving. The OCPD of cer went on to state in his report that he found 0.283 grams of a substance in a box in the home, and that another 4.296 grams of a similar substance was found in Breen’s pants. The of cer explained that both of the substances were eld tested, and that both tests indicated a positive result for the presence of marijuana. The suspected pot will be sent to the Indian River Crime Laboratory in Fort Pierce for further analysis, stated the of cer’s report. Man threatened wife with knife, says of cer John Randolf Breen Okeechobee blood drives planned for MayWhile you are planning your vacation, many are facing a long time in a hospital or recovery center. Help them with a donation of blood to speed their recovery. Be a life saver during this month’s blood drives including the following bloodmobile visits.  Friday, May 10 – Publix Supermarket, 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Tuesday, May 14 – Raulerson Hospital Parking Lot, 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16 – SF Water Mgt. District Field Of ce, S.R. 70 E, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 – Walgreen’s, 1 – 6 p.m. Sunday, May 19 – Golden Corral, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday, May 24 – Publix, 2 – 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25 – Wal-Mart, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day Observance, Park 1, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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Vacation Bible School (God leads Moses and me), will be held at Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church at 4212 Hwy. 441 N., from 7-9 p.m., J une 10 through June 14. This is a class for all ages. Call 863-763-5845 if you have questions. Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church at 4212 Hwy. 441 N., and Pastor Clinton Currington, w ould like to invite y ou to participate in our church services. The King James Bible is used. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m., with w orship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday Night BTC is at 5:30 p.m. followed by worship service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday is Bible Study at 7 p.m. Bring your children on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. for discovery and bible clubs— kindergarten through 12th grade. Supper is provided. The First United Methodist Church Library would like to invite everyone to visit their Lending Library, Room 20, at 200 N.E. Second St., in Okeechobee. All are welcome to complete an application, no charge, to take advantage of wholesome reading, viewing and educational material for adults, children and youth. They have ction and non ction in literature, philosophy, religion and Christian romance, social sciences, geography and history. We also have materials for home schooling, which had home teachers already taking advantage of. Over 200 DVDs, VCRs, cassettes, national magazines, etc. Hours are Sunday, 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, 6–8 p.m. For further information, call Doris Entry at 863-4671548. Life Community Church 701 S. Parrott Ave. has a continuing audio presentation of the Holy Bible being read from the easy to understand, New International Version each Sunday evening beginning at 6:00 PM. Copies of the NIV Bible are available free to anyone who would like to read along as the audio is presented. Come explore the magni cence of God’s Word as it is read to you by professional audio.The public is invited. Victory Baptist Church 500 S.W. 9th St, would like to invite the public to attend any or all of their services each Sunday. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. for all ages. Morning worship service is at 10:45 a.m. and includes old fashion singing and praising God. The youth “band,” consists of the piano, violin, mandolin and guitar, as well as, various singing groups. Be blessed with the preaching o f God’s Word (KJV) and a church family with a heart of love. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study is at 7 p.m. For more information, please call: 863-763-0669. There is a Community Gospel Sing at the Seventh Day Christian Church at 912 N.W. Park St. (S.R. 70) every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Anyone can participate in singing or playing guitar, banjo, mandolin, ddle, dobro, and harmonica—come and enjoy! The Peace Lutheran Church Quilters meet every Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall. Anyone who loves to quilt or wishes to learn is welcome to join at 11 a.m. Bring a snack for lunch break. Dessert and coffee is furnished. A rea churches plan programs and speakers 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 PROTECT YOUR ANIMALS FROM FLEAS, TICKS & MOSQUITOS Walpole Feed & Supply Co. 863-763-6905 Hwy 98 N • Okeechobee Stop by and see us today.Frontline • Advantage • Tri-Force Advantix • Fly Relief • Bronco Repel-X Mosquito Halt • Saber & Many More Call 863-763-3134 to reserve your space or email: okeeadsales@newszap.comATTENTION: PARENTS!The Okeechobee News will be publishing a special tribute to OHS 2013 Seniors, it will be published in the June 5, 2013 edition.Deadline: May 29, 2013 Good news about your business? Your civic group? Your community?Tell your own story! 100 words and one photo for only $25!Publish Your News today!Just visit www.newszap.com, click on your community, and then on the link for Publish Your News. 15 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 Special to the Okeechobee NewsGod’s Company concert at Peace Lutheran ChurchThe Seasoned Seniors of Peace Lutheran Church had a delicious dinner with entertainment by Eddie Lowe and his band, God’s Company, from Arcadia. Every month on the fourth Thursday, the Peace Lutheran Church Seasoned Seniors meet for pot luck, entertainment and informative programs. They were encouraged to become mentors for Okeechobee elementary school children in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program and to participate in “End the Hunger,” a lunch program for elementary school children. Find out about these programs by calling 56l-449-1901 or 863-462-5025.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2010-CA-000042 ONEWEST BANK, FINANCIAL FREEDOM ACQUISITION, LLC Plaintiff, VS. JOSEPHINE PAUGH, DECEASED; GERALD PAUGH, DECEASED; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPHINE PAUGH; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; BASSWOOD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., AN ADMINISTRATIVELY DISSOLVED CORPORATION; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; GERALD LEE PAUGH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GERALD LEE PAUGH, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, will on the 5th day of June, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Okeechobee County, Florida: Lot 18 Block 23, of BASSWOOD UNIT 2, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 28, of the Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered on in said Court, the style o f which case is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim on same with the Clerk o f Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and of cial seal of said Court this 5th day of March, 2013.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Cler k 438653 ON 5/8,15/2013 Shop here first! The classified ads Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against the INI USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to INI USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Garage/ Yard SalesWe Buy Estates Antiques, Collectibles, Household, Tools, Jewelry and etc. Call 863-697-8906 Special NoticeDr. Mark J. Moll at Okeechobee Vision Care will be taking his patient records to Ft. Pierce Vision Care 828 S US #1, Ft. Pierce Fl. 34950 where the records will be available. (772)466-2070 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Employment Full Time SALESPERSON Full time salesperson needed. Duties include sales, processing sales, order entry, customer service and other tasks. Must be able to work Saturday. Apply in person at Badcock Home Furniture & More. 512 NW Park Street Monday-Saturday 9 AM 5 PM NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. Wanted To BuyJUNK YARD JIM Wanted to buy!Travel trailers, mobile homes, tractors, golf carts, lawn mowers, autos, trucks, boats, BARTER, BUY OR SELL! 954-553-6966 or 239-628-8795. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Lawn & GardenCOMPOST for Organic Gardening and Farming Okeechobee Recycling Facility, enter at Waste Management, 10800 NE. 128th Avenue. Pickup or Delivered *Public Welcomed* Please call. (216)956-0949 Apartments2bdrm/1bath Duplex in town. Walking distance to stores, NO PETS, First, Last & Security $550.00 a month 863-634-2820 450sq. ft Apartment Located on Rim Canal. Furnished, dock access for boat. $650 monthly, includes cable, internet & elec. Call 561-853-6669 Okeechobee1 Bedroom w/Florida room in town for rent. Kitchen appliances furnished. $600/month, 1st, last, and $400 security. Call: (863)467-8705 Condos/Townhouses RentOKEE 1br./1ba. Fully furnished, Ground r, Utilities incld. dock and lake access. $750 mo. move in now $900. 863-634-0663 Houses Rent3BD/2BA 3235 SE 26TH ON WATER, SCREENED PATIO, NO PETS. $900 MO., 1ST & $400 SECURITY W/OPTION TO BUY CALL 305-494-3738 OR 863-447-8083 Houses RentOKEE 1004 SE 8th Dr. Newly Remodeled. 2 br. 1 ba. $650. All appls., tile oors, hurricane windows. Immediate occupancy. Last, sec. $ ref. Chris 863-447-3282 Office Space RentOf ce Space fully furnished and equipped, copiers, fax, desk’s and ling cabinets includes utilities. $250.00 mo. on Park St. Call 863-634-7781 OFFICE SUITES AVAILABLE 500 SQ. FT. Move-in Incentive, Rent Negotiable. (863)467-0651 RoommateLooking for a roommate to share a 4 bedroom house, all appliances including washer and dryer. $400 per month. Call for more information 863-634-9560 Houses SaleOwner Financing3 bdrm 2 bath 8 year old house on 1 acre $3,500.00 down $931.42 a month. Call Beverley 863-634-2820 Lots SaleBuild your dream home on a beautiful lot adjoining the golf course in The Oaks of Blue Heron. $25,000.00 Call 863-634-2820 Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Lots SaleLarge fenced lot with oak trees in Treasure Island Zoned for houses or mobile homes. $18,000.00 Call 863-634-2820 Mobile Home Rent2BD/1BA Nice Park, nice unit, central air, Fully furnished $400 monthly, part of utilities paid Call 812-989-3022 BHR 2br./2ba. on water with large yard. Furnished. $700 mo. move in now $850. 863-634-0663. TREASURE ISLAND 2BR, on lake access canal with boat slip. C/A, room for motor home, quiet street. $495/mo. Call (423)237-8948 or (863)226-3436 Treasure Island Furnished Trailers for rent. Nice clean 1bd/1ba includes electric, DIREC-TV and Internet $130 weekly plus security. 863-517-5111 Mobile HomeSaleFor Sale 2br/1ba Mobile Home in 55+ Park on canal with Lake access, screened porch & shed. $4,300.00 O.B.O. Call 863-623-6256 For Sale 35ft Trailer w/30 ft. Fl. Room, plus screen room, carport, vinyl siding, W/D, C/A/H, 2bd, furnished. $35,000 neg. 863-467-2146 Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Mobile HomeSale Palm Harbor Retirement Community Homes $8,500 off, 2/2 & 3/2 from $39,900 Call John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details http://www.palm harbor.com/ model-center/plantcity/ Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot Call 941-347-7171 Autos WantedCASH FOR CARS No Title Needed, Any Condition. 268junk.com Located in Okeechobee Call (863)484-2012 Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž 16 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 Public Notice

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012 CA 146 TD BANK, N.A., as Successor in Interest to RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA, by and through FDIC as Receiver, Plaintiff, v. MIGUEL JIMENEZ; VICKI JIMENEZ; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; INDIAN HAMMOCK HUNT AND RIDING CLUB, INC., and ELLIS A. SANCHEZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE The Clerk of the Circuit Court hereby gives notice of the following foreclosure sale in the above referenced matter: A. The Property to be sold is: LOTS 274, 275, 276 and 277, INDIAN HAMMOCK HUNT AND RIDING CLUB, according to the Plat thereof, r ecorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 25 through 69 inclusive, of the Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. HWY 441 N Lots 274, 275, 276, & 277, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Tax ID #’s 10434350010000002740; 10434350010000002750; 10434350010000002760; & 10434350010000002770 B. The Clerk’s Sale will take place on June 5, 2013, at 11:00 AM, in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972. C. The sale will be made pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2013; D. TD BANK, N.A., as Successor in Interest to Riverside National Bank of Florida by and through FDIC as Receiver v. MIGUEL JIMENEZ; VICKI JIMENEZ; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; INDIAN HAMMOCK HUNT AND RIDING CLUB, INC., and ELLIS A. SANCHEZ, Case No.: 2012 CA 146 E. This sale is being made by Sharon Robertson, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Okeechobee County of the Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, by and through a deputy Clerk of Court. F. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: March 1, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Pursuant to §45.031(2), F.S., this notice must be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the sale is to be held with the second publication being at least ve days prior to the sale date. If are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled; at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. 439107 ON 5/8,15/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2010-CA000107 PNC MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN E. BLANK, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 28, 2013, and entered in Case No. 47-2010-CA000107 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida in which PNC Mortgage, a Division of PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Kevin E. Blank, Denise R. Blank, Unknown Tenant #1 n/k/a Richard Taylor, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, Okeechobee County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: A PARCEL OF LAND 100 FEET ON OSOWOW ROAD OF LOT 2, BLOCK 3, OF THE SUN COUNTRY RANCHES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 98-102, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEASTERN MOST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2, BLOCK 3, AND PROCEEDING IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE PROPERTY LINE ABUTTING OSOWOW ROAD FOR A DISTANCE OF 266.68 FEET; THENCE ON A STRAIGHT LINE AT RIGHT ANGELS TO THE OSOWOW ROAD PROPERTY LINE IN A SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION FOR A DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET; THENCE TURNING 90 DEGREES TO THE SOUTHWEST AND PROCEEDING IN A STRAIGHT LINE IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION FOR THE DISTANCE OF 100 FEET; THENCE TURNING 90 DEGREES TO THE NORTHWEST AND PROCEEDING IN A STRAIGHT LINE IN A NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION FOR 150 FEET, TO OSOWOW ROAD PROPERTY LINE; THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION FOR THE DISTANCE OF 100 FEET ALONG THE OSOWOW ROAD PROPERTY LINE, WHICH SAID PARCEL LANDS CONSISTS OF A RECTANGULAR LOT 100 FEET ON OSOWOW ROAD BY 150 FEET DEEP. A/K/A 302 NE 366TH TRL, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Okeechobee County, Florida this 14th day of March, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Okeechobee County, Florida BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com CH 11-87335 In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 439178 ON 5/8,15/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2009-CA-000223 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. SCOTT RICHARDSON, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 28, 2013, and entered in Case No. 47-2009CA-000223 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida in which Chase Home Finance LLC, is the Plaintiff and Scott Richardson, is the defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury A ssembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, Okeechobee County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 9, OTTER CREEK ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 29, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THE 2003 MERIT DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME SITUATE ON SAID LOT. MOBILE HOME VIN # FLHML3F16702639A AND ##FLHML3F167026259B A/K/A 17451 NW 38TH AVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Okeechobee County, Florida this 8th day of March, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Okeechobee County, Florida BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk A lbertelli Law A ttorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 T ampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com CH 11-93985 In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 439124 ON 5/8,15/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 08000585CA FLAGSTAR, FSB, Plaintiff, VS. NICHOLAS ALBRITTON, et. al., Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 4, 2012, and entered in 08000585CA of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein FLAGSTAR, FSB, is the Plaintiff and NICHOLAS ALBRITTON; CHARLOTTE ALBRITTON are the Defendant(s). Sharon Robertson as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Fl., Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd St., Okeechobee, FL 34972, at 11:00 AM on June 5, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE EAST 165.00 FEET OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, OKEECHOBEE LITTLE FARMS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 100, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA (the “Property”)Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 7th day of March, 2013. Sharon Robertson As Clerk of the Court BY: Sandra L. Creech As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-9181 438784 ON 5/8,15/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice PUBLIC NOTICE CONSIDERATION OF A PROPOSED FUTURE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the City of Okeechobee Planning Board on Thurs, May 16, 2013, 6:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, at City Hall, 55 SE 3rd Ave, Rm 200, Okeechobee, FL. The agenda is available on the City website: cityofokeechobee.com, or contact the General Services Department, pburnette@cityofokeechobee.com, 863-763-3372 x 218. Under consideration is Comprehensive Plan Small Scale Future Land Use Map Amendment Application No. 13-001-SSA, submitted by the property owner, Robert Gent, Registered Agent for Okeechobee Asphalt & Ready Mixed Concrete, Inc. The application is requesting to change the Future Land Use designation from Single Family (SF) to Industrial (IND) for vacant property located in the 700 and 800 blocks of NW 9th ST. Legal: Lots 1-5, the North 40 feet of Lots 7-12, Block 44, City of Okeechobee, Plat Bk 5, Pg 5, Okeechobee County Public Records; and beginning at the NW corner of Block 45 of said plat, and run West 150 feet to the East line of NW 8th ST; thence South along the East line of NW 8th ST, 200 feet to the North line of Seaboard Air Line Railroad right-of-way; thence East along the North line of said railroad 150 feet to the SW corner of Lot 4 of said Block 45; thence North along the West line of said Block 45, 200 feet to the Point of Beginning; being a part of the former but now abandoned, Florida East Coast Railway right-of-way; Less the East 60 feet thereof; said land situate lying and being in Okeechobee County, Florida. Total approximate acres: 1.493. All members of the public are encouraged to attend and participate in said Hearing. The entire application may be inspected during regular business hours, Mon-Fri, 8 AM-4:30 PM, except for holidays. The Planning Board’s role in this capacity is to serve as the City’s Local Planning Agency and make a recommendation for approval or denial to the City Council for nal adoption Public Hearing, tentatively scheduled for June 18, 2013, 6 PM. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that no stenographic record by a certi ed court reporter will be made of the foregoing meeting. Accordingly, any person who may seek to appeal any decision involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at said meeting upon which any appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the General Services Of ce at 863-763-3372 for assistance. by: Brian Whitehall, Zoning Administrator Application No. 13-001-SSA 442043 ON 4/28;5/8/2013 Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY. CIVIL DIVISION. CASE NO. 2013-CP-32 IN RE: The Estate of CATHERINE LYNN TOWNSEND, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CATHERINE LYNN TOWNSEND. deceased, whose date of death was November 22, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee. Florida 34972. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION 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 and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The rst publication date of this notice is: May 1, 2013. Personal Representative: SHAWN TOWNSEND 6675 SE 67th Trail Okeechobee, FL 34974 COLIN M. CAMERON, ESQ. 200 N.E. 4th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34972 (863) 763-8600 Fla. Bar No. 270441 colin@ccameronlaw.com 442340 ON 5/1,8/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2009-CA-000621 CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, Plaintiff, VS. RODGER CLYNE et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 31, 2013 and entered in Case No. 47-2009CA-000621 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC is the Plaintiff and RODGER CLYNE; CANDACE CLYNE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 27 OF LAZY SEVEN RANCH ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOKS, PAGES 10 AND 11, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: THE NORTH 20.00 FEET OF LOT 27, LAZY SEVEN RANCH ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 10 AND 11 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 27, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT, A DISTANCE OF 20.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST, DEPARTING SAID EAST LINE AND ALONG THE LINE PARALLEL WITH AND 20.00 FEET SOUTH OF (AS MEASURED AT RIGHT ANGLES TO) THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 27, A DISTANCE OF 773.36 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE ARC OF A NON-TANGENT CURVE (FROM WHICH A RADIAL LINE BEARS NORTH 66 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST) IN THE CUL-DE-SAC FOR SOUTHWEST 72 TERRACE; SAID CURVE BEING CONCAVE TO THE WEST, HAVING A RADIUS OF 50.00 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 23 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 43 SECONDS THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 20.58 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 27; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE AFORESAID NORTH LINE OF LOT 27, A DISTANCE OF 769.03 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 734 SW 72 TERRACE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 7, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09084470 ADVANTA-SPECFNMA---Team 6 F09084470 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 437471 ON 5/8,15/2013 Public Notice 17 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013PUBLIC NOTICE CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSED ZONING RECLASSIFICATION A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the City of Okeechobee Planning Board on Thurs, May 16, 2013, 6:00 PM or as soon thereafter as possible, at City Hall, 55 SE 3rd Ave, Rm 200, Okeechobee, FL. The agenda is available on the City website: cityofokeechobee.com, or contact the General Services Department, pburnette@cityofokeechobee.com, 863-763-3372 x 218. Under consideration is Rezoning Petition No. 13-001-R, submitted by the property owner, Robert Gent, Registered Agent for Okeechobee Asphalt & Ready Mixed Concrete, Inc. The petition is requesting to change the Zoning District, from Residential Multiple Family (RMF) and Residential Single Family-One (RSF-1) to Industrial (IND) for vacant property located in the 700 and 800 blocks of NW 9th ST. Legal: Lots 1-5, Block 44, City of Okeechobee, Plat Bk 5 Pg 5, Okeechobee County Public Records; and beginning at the NW of Block 45 of said plat, and run West 150 feet to the East line of NW 8th ST; thence South along the East line of NW 8th ST 200 feet to the North line of Seaboard Air Line Railroad right-of-way; thence East along the North line of said railroad 150 feet to the SW corner of Lot 4 of said Block 45; thence North along the West line of said Block 45, 200 feet to the Point of Beginning; being a part of the former but now abandoned, Florida East Coast Railway right-ofway; Less the East 60 feet thereof; said land situate lying and being in Okeechobee County, Florida. Total approximate acres: 1.216. All members of the public are encouraged to attend and participate in said Hearing. The entire petition may be inspected during regular business hours, Mon-Fri, 8 AM-4:30 PM, except for holidays. The Planning Board’s role will be to make a recommendation for approval or denial, to the City Council, rst reading and nal adoption Public Hearing, tentatively scheduled for May 21, 2013 and June 18, 2013, 6 PM. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that no stenographic record by a certi ed court reporter will be made of the foregoing meeting. Accordingly, any person who may seek to appeal any decision involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at said meeting upon which any appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the General Services Of ce at 863-763-3372 for assistance. BY: Brian Whitehall, Zoning Administrator Petition No. 13-001-R 442041 ON 4/28;5/8/2013 CITY PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE PROPOSED COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT NOTICE: The City of Okeechobee Planning Board will meet as the Local Planning Agency on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6 PM or as soon thereafter as possible, at City Hall, 55 SE 3rd Ave, Rm 200, Okeechobee, FL., to consider and receive input submitted by City Staff or citizens, concerning Textual Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Element. The proposed text amendments provide to: (1) accommodate the inclusion of limited agriculture in all Future Land Use categories, provided the property is zoned Holding; (2) accommodate adding Map 1.2 “Commercial Corridor and Transitional Commercial Overlay Areas” and providing the purpose of Map 1.2 is to recognize the importance of Parrott Avenue (US Hwy 441), North Park Street (SR 70), and the area generally within two blocks of each of these roadways; (3) List provisions of the Transitional Commercial Overlay which explains the City’s consistent approach to allow expansion of Commercial and Mixed-Use opportunities to eliminate uncertainty, foster in ll, and compatibility with existing development. The amendments will be forwarded with a recommendation, to the City Council for consideration and transmittal to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. All interested parties are encouraged to attend. Please contact General Services at 863-763-3372, or website, cityofokeechobee.com, to obtain a copy of the agenda. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE AND BE ADVISED that no stenographic record by a certi ed court reporter will be made of the foregoing meeting. Accordingly, any person who may seek to appeal any decision involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at said meeting upon which any appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the General Services Of ce at 863-763-3372 for assistance. BY: Brian Whitehall, Zoning Administrator 441860 ON 4/28;5/8/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2010 CA 000064 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING L.P., Plaintiff, VS. JEFFERY M MOSTELLER A/K/A JEFFREY MOSTELLER, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure led February 28, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010 CA 000064 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor of the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 Northwest 3rd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 5th day of June, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: All of Lots 6 and 15, and the East 33.33 feet of Lots 7 and 14, Block 14, NORTH WEST ADDITION TO OKEECHOBEE, FLA., according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 25, public records of Okeechobee County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 5th day of March 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 438764 ON 5/8,15/2013 Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! orida.newszap.com ADVERTISEand Get Results www.newszap.com click on classifieds Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it?

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2012-CA-000294 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -VS.Erick O. Alvarez and Erica Alvarez, His Wife; JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 26, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2012CA-000294 of the Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and Erick O. Alvarez and Erica Alvarez, His Wife are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, SHARON ROBERTSON, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, on the Second Floor, of the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 N.W. Third Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 beginning at 11:00 A.M. on May 29, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 7 LESS THE NORTH 66.00 FEET THEREOF, AND ALL OF LOT 8, BLOCK 6, A REVISED AND ADDITION TO PLAT OF CONNERS GABLES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 15, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With DisabilitiesIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.SPANISH: Si usted es una persona discapacitada que necesita alguna adaptacion para poder participar de este procedimiento o evento; usted tiene derecho, sin costo alguno a que se le provea cierta ayuda. Favor de comunicarse con Corrie Johnson, Coordinadora de A.D.A., 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, Fl. 34986, (772) 807-4370 por lo menos 7 dias antes de que tenga que comparecer en corte o inmediatamente despues de haber recibido esta noti cacion si es que falta menos de 7 dias para su comparecencia. Si tiene una discapacidad auditiva o de habla, llame al 711. KREYOL: Si ou se yon moun ki kokobe ki bezwen asistans ou aparey pou ou ka patisipe nan prosedu sa-a, ou gen dwa san ou pa bezwen peye anyen you ou jwen on seri de ed. Tanpri kontakte Corrie Johnson, Co-ordinator ADA, 250 NW Country Club Drive, suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 O’mwen 7 jou avan ke ou gen pou-ou paret nan tribunal, ou imediatman ke ou resevwa avis sa-a ou si le ke ou gen pou-ou ale nan tribunal-la mwens ke 7 jou; Si ou pa ka tande ou pale byen, rele 711. DATED: March 1, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 438532 ON 5/1,8/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-377 Assigned to: Judge Elizabeth Metzger TD BANK, National Association, Plaintiff, VS. CARY McCULLOUGH; TINA McCULLOUGH; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA) N.A.; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEIRS IN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S), WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR LIVING, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 21, 2012 (the “Judgment”) and the Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Vacate Foreclosure Sale, Vacate Certi cate of Title, and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated March 1, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011CA-377 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, in which TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and CARY McCULLOUGH and TINA McCULLOUGH are Defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell the Property as de ned in the Judgment and as set forth below at a public sale on June 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. to the “highest bidder,” for cash in the Jury Assembly Room at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 2nd Floor, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. The “highest bidder” for purposes of this Notice of Sale, is de ned as the party who bids the largest amount of money to purchase the Property (as de ned below) and who completes the sale in a timely fashion, as hereinafter set out. The one who bids the largest amount of money to purchase the Property (as de ned below) shall be permitted to complete the sale by delivering to the Clerk, the balance of such bid, over and above the deposit, by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the sale. The following property located in Okeechobee, Florida, is the subject of this Notice of Sale: COMMENCING AT THE 1/2 SECTION CORNER ON THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE 1/2 SECTION LINE FOR A DISTANCE OF 1905.30 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF FOUR SEASONS DRIVE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 07 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SAID FOUR SEASONS DRIVE AND PARALLEL WITH THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SAID SECTION 17 FOR A DISTANCE OF 878.00 FEET. THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SAID SECTION 17 FOR A DISTANCE OF 792.00 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 198.00 FEET. THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 07 SECONDS WEST PARALLEL WITH THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SAID SECTION 17 FOR A DISTANCE OF 220.00 FEET. THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 08 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 198.00 FEET. THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 07 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 220.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO KNOWN AS LOT 53F, FOUR SEASONS ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED PLAT. TOGETHER WITH 1999 REGE MOBILE HOME, SIDE “A” VIN #: N17435A, TITLE #75779641; SIDE “B”, VIN #: N17435B, TITLE #75779642, R.P. #: 12077547. Property Address: 7284 N.E. 5th Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34974 (the “Property”). Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED on March 13, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON, Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech,Deputy Clerk 439185 ON 5/8,15/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE #: 2010-CA-000411 OneWest Bank, FSB Plaintiff, -VS.SHERRY STEVENS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHERRY STEVENS; JACK STEVENS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 29, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010CA-000411 of the Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein OneWest Bank, FSB, Plaintiff and Sherry Stevens are defendant(s), I, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Jury Assembly Room, on the Second Floor, of the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 N.W. Third Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 beginning at 11:00 A.M. on May 29, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: A PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SE CORNER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST, AND RUN N 8942’37”E ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SECTION 10, A DISTANCE OF 1,559.51 FEET TO THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SR 15, THENCE RUN N 0534’30” E ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SAID SR 15, A DISTANCE OF 1,003.07 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF A COUNTY ROAD KNOWN AS “SPICY ISLAND ROAD”, THENCE RUN N 8353’44” ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID COUNTY ROAD A DISTANCE OF 5,061.38 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID POINT BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LAND CONVEYED TO VERN R. HUFFMAN AND MARIE HUFFMAN, HIS WIFE BY WARRANTY DEED DATED FEBRUARY 2,1973 AND RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 144, PAGE 811, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY RECORDS. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 0606’34” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 375.51 FEET, THENCE RUN S 8353’44” EAST, PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID COUNTY ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 356 FEET, THENCE RUN N 0606’34” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 375.51 FEET TO THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID COUNTY ROAD, THENCE RUN N 8353’44” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 356 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO DESCRIBED AS TRACT 123 OF AN UNRECORDED SURVEY DATED MARCH 12, 1973. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With DisabilitiesIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. SPANISH: Si usted es una persona discapacitada que necesita alguna adaptacion para poder participar de este procedimiento o evento; usted tiene derecho, sin costo alguno a que se le provea cierta ayuda. Favor de comunicarse con Corrie Johnson, Coordinadora de A.D.A., 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, Fl. 34986, (772) 807-4370 por lo menos 7 dias antes de que tenga que comparecer en corte o inmediatamente despues de haber recibido esta noti cacion si es que falta menos de 7 dias para su comparecencia. Si tiene una discapacidad auditiva o de habla, llame al 711.KREYOL: Si ou se yon moun ki kokobe ki bezwen asistans ou aparey pou ou ka patisipe nan prosedu sa-a, ou gen dwa san ou pa bezwen peye anyen pou ou jwen on seri de id. Tanpri kontakte Corrie Johnson, Co-ordinator ADA, 250 NW Country Club Drive, suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 O’mwen 7 jou avan ke ou gen pou-ou park nan tribunal, ou imediatman ke ou resevwa avis sa-a ou si le ke ou gen pou-ou ale nan tribunal-la mwens ke 7 jou; Si ou pa ka tande ou pale byen, rele 711. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk of Court 432760 ON 5/1,8/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO: 2012-CA-215 SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, A NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, VS. RICHARD J. ANAYA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD J. ANAYA a/k/a LAURIE ELLEN DUNCAN a/k/a LAURIE ELLEN ANAYA; CITIBANK, N.A.; and all unknown parties claiming interests by, through, under or against a named defendant to this action, or having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 21, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-215, of the Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, is the Plaintiff and RICHARD J. ANAYA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD J. ANAYA a/k/a LAURIE ELLEN DUNCAN a/k/a LAURIE ELLEN ANAYA; CITIBANK, N.A., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 NW 3rd Street, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, SECOND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972, at 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of May 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTH ONE-QUARTER (1/4) CORNER OF SAID SECTION 22, BEAR NORTH 8925’32” WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 22, TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TIEBACK LEVEE AND ACCESS ROAD TO STRUCTURE 65-D, A DISTANCE OF 905.22 FEET; THENCE BEAR NORTH 0107’16” EAST, ALONG THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TIEBACK LEVEE AND ACCESS ROAD TO S 65-D, A DISTANCE OF 475.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 0107’ 16” EAST, ALONG THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TIEBACK LEVEE AND ACCESS ROAD TO S 65-D, A DISTANCE OF 185.00 FEET; THENCE BEAR SOUTH 8925’32” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 660.00 FEET; THENCE BEAR NORTH 0107’16” EAST, PARALLEL WITH THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TIE-BACK LEVEE AND ACCESS ROAD TO S 65-D, A DISTANCE OF 660.00 FEET; THENCE BEAR SOUTH 8925’32” EAST, PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 22, TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST LINE OF THAT PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 258, PAGE 283, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, A DISTANCE OF 377.54 FEET; THENCE BEAR SOUTH 0036’06” WEST, ALONG THE SAID WEST LINE OF THAT PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 258, PAGE 283, A DISTANCE OF 852.27 FEET; THENCE BEAR NORTH 8736’20” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1005.47 FEET; THENCE BEAR SOUTH 0107’16” WEST, PARALLEL WITH THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TIE-BACK LEVEE AND ACCESS ROAD TO S 65-D, A DISTANCE OF 25.00 FEET; THENCE BEAR NORTH 8852’44” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 40.00 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Property address: 8288 NW 144th Trail, Okeechobee, FL ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH-IN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 (772) 807-7370 within 2 working days of your receipt of this Notice if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated the 22nd day of February, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Devin R. Maxwell, Esq. MAXWELL & MAXWELL, P.A. Florida Bar No.: 172693 405 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972 (863) 763-1119 Telephone 438692 ON 5/1,8/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 18 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2010-CA-000022 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, V S. ROCK J. TURGEON, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 47-2010CA-000022 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION1, is the Plaintiff and ROCK J. TURGEON; SHARIE L. TURGEON; PRIME ACCEPTANCE CORP.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: WEST 1/2 OF TRACTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 13, COUNTRY HILLS ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 97, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1325 NE 138TH STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on March 1, 2013.1Plaintiff name has changed pursuant to order previously entered. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09127931 CHASEDIRECT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 2012 CP 000182 IN RE: ESTATE OF STEVEN MOORE Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of Steven Moore, deceased, Case Number 2012 CP 000182 is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 380 NE 17th Ave., Okeechobee, FL 34972. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the quali cations of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to le their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR SPECFHLMC--Team 6 F09127931 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules of Judicial AdministrationRule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 438791 ON 5/8,15/2013 THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the rst publication of this notice must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent’s estate must le their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of rst publication of this Notice is May 8, 2013. Personal Representative: Lolita Moore 380 NE 17th Ave. Okeechobee, FL 34972 Attorney for Personal Representative: Reginald B. Sessions, Esquire Florida Bar No. 0098922 608 N US Hwy 1 Ft. Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 595-0060 442440 ON 5/8,15/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2010-CA-000112 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. IMELDA GOMEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 28, 2013, and entered in Case No. 47-2010CA-000112 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Imelda Gomez, Conners Gables Homeowners Association, Inc., Enrique Gomez, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, Okeechobee County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 8, BLOCK 20, A REVISED AND ADDITION TO PLAT OF CONNER’S GABLES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 15, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3789 SE 6TH ST, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Okeechobee County, Florida this 14th day of March, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Okeechobee County, Florida BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com CH 11-87469 In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2011-CA-000285BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, VS. HERADIO GARCIA, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 31, 2013, and entered in Case No. 47-2011CA-000285 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is the Plaintiff and HERADIO GARCIA; MARIA A. GARCIA; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 6, BLOCK 15, OAKPARK SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 3328 SOUTHWEST 22ND STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, othdiately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 439186 ON 5/8,15/2013 er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 7, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10103845 COUNTRYCALSPECFHLMC--Team 6 F10103845 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules of Judicial AdministrationRule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 437586 ON 5/8,15/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2009-CA-000441 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, VS. DIANE SCHORR et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 29, 2012 and entered in Case No. 47-2009-CA-000441 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DIANE SCHORR; BRIDLEWOOD RANCHES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL 23, BRIDLEWOOD RANCHES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 34, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 2031 SE 137TH WAY, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 4, 2012. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Cler k Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09070731 NBNY-CONV--Team 6 F09070731 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules o f Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 432669 ON 5/1,8/2013 Reading a newspaper provides the opportunity to get involved in your community.No wonder newspaper readers are more popular!

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2009-CA-000441 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, VS. DIANE SCHORR et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 29, 2012 and entered in Case No. 47-2009-CA-000441 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DIANE SCHORR; BRIDLEWOOD RANCHES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL 23, BRIDLEWOOD RANCHES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 34, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 2031 SE 137TH WAY, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 09000563CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, VS. ROCHELLE WALTERS et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 29, 2012 and entered in Case No. 09000563CA of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and ROCHELLE WALTERS; BRIDLEWOOD RANCHES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 29th day of May, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL 22, BRIDLEWOOD RANCHES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 34, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A XXXX SE 137TH WAY, Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2010-CA-000087 SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC, Plaintiff, VS. MICHAEL A. RICHARDS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 47-2010CA-000087 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL A. RICHARDS; CATHERINE E. RICHARDS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 5th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 12, BLOCK 1, OAK PARK, 19 Okeechobee News May 8, 2013ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 3503 SW 17TH STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on March 1, 2013. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10006449 OCWEN-SPECFHLMC--Team 6 F10006449 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules of Judicial AdministrationRule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 438792 ON 5/8,15/2013 OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal o f this Court on December 4, 2012. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Cler k Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10109377 COUNTRY-Cony-Team 6 F10109377 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disabilit y who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 432666 ON 5/1,8/2013 BUSINESS&SERVICEDIRECTORY BUSINESS&SERVICEDIRECTORY AIR CONDITIONING ATTORNEYS PROPERTY SERVICES FURNITURE LOCAL DONATIONS HEALTH FOODS EMORY WALKER EMORY WALKER CO. INC. CO. 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SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09070731 NBNY-CONV--Team 6 F09070731 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 432669 ON 5/1,8/2013 ACROSS 1 Pop singer Jackson 6 Create a cobbler 10 Rubella symptom 14 Tabriz resident 15 Astonishes 16 Pelvic bones 17 Mens clothing category 19 53-Across et al. 20 Harmonizing groups 21 Sushi bar spirits: Var. 22 1993 military directive 26 Building supporter 27 Orbital extreme 28 Emilio Estevez, to Martin Sheen 29 Sony portable since 1984 33 Bad thing to be caught with at work, with aŽ 38 Seers 39 Large loafer letters 41 Droll comic Wright 44 Overfamiliar 46 Wears greatly 51 Small streams 52 Prized statuettes 53 Translucent stone 54 Rock and roll band whose lead singer often played flute solos 58 Musical Horne 59 Snack with a removable top 60 Dutch export 61 Shuteye aids? 62 Exxon, previously 63 Serene spots DOWN 1 Sail at the front 2 Jackies OŽ 3 Pester 4 Passes, as legislation 5 Grunts helmet 6 Javanese handdyed fabric 7 Prize 8 Kutchers That 70s ShowŽ role 9 Aliens subj. 10 Trattoria tubes 11 Its tapped in a pub 12 Black as night, e.g. 13 Bother 18 Lavish parties 21 Mar. honoree 22 Party spinners, briefly 23 Im really impressed!Ž 24 Simone of jazz 25 When repeated, squeals 29 Beloved princess 30 Monsters, __Ž 31 Cardinal letters 32 Friend of Fidel 34 Animal FarmŽ et al. 35 Work code subject 36 Letterman rival 37 Sharon of Boston PublicŽ 40 Pipe shape 41 Leisurely walk 42 Republic of China capital 43 Bond girl Britt of The Man With the Golden GunŽ 44 Without thinking 45 Like some retired racehorses 47 Gardeners, at times 48 __ Park, Colorado 49 Allergic reaction 50 Alt. spelling 54 Java 55 Gransuffix 56 Architect Maya __ 57 22-Downs vinyls By Pete Muller (c)2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 07/13/11 07/13/11 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis xwordeditor@aol.com Standing Head ADVERTISEand Get Results www.newszap.com click on classifieds READING A NEWSPAPER HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND THE WORLD AROUND YOU.

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