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13.98 feetLast Year: 14.41 feet Lake LevelsSource: South Florida Water Management District. Depth given in feet above sea level Wednesday, February 26, 2014 50¢ Plus ta x Vol. 105 No. 25 See page 4 for information about how to contact this newspaper. Top of the Lake Art Festival winners ... Page 7 Fight breaks out at Mexican rodeo ... Page 5 Okeechobee News/ Katrina ElskenBattle of Okeechobee Re-EnactmentThe annual Battle of Okeechobee Re-Enactment was held Saturday and Sunday at the Battle eld Park off U.S. Highway 441 S.E. The original battle one of the bloodiest battles of the Second Seminole War was fought Dec. 25, 1837. For more, see page 18. By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News Okeechobee community leaders and the Okeechobee Economic Council came out to discuss issues of importance to the community with Florida’s new Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez Cantera at a special luncheon hosted by Indian River State College Friday. Issues brought up in the nearly hour-long discussion was the state’s proposal to close the Okeechobee child support enforcement of ce, environmental issues in regard to the release of fresh water from Lake Okeechobee, various economic development initiatives, and the state’s school grading system. County of cials were on hand to try and convince Lt. Governor Cantera not to support unfunded state mandates on local government. Local businesses pushed for more local authority and less government intervention. Lt. Governor Cantera, born in 1973 in Madrid, Spain, was only appointed on Jan. 14 and of cially took of ce on Feb. 3. He has made several trips already across the state trying to catch up on issues of importance to Floridians. “It was great to get here today and be with such friendly folks who are passionate about their community. I was honored to be among some pillars of this community and felt enriched by the feedback and the things I’ve learned today,” he said. Lt. Governor Cantera is used to Tallahassee as he served four terms in the House of Representatives. He returned to Dade County in 2012 and was elected county property appraiser. He said it will take him a while to get back up to speed but most of the issues he’s heard about before. “It is a rewarding place to work and somewhere you can get things done. It is great to Lt. Governor meets with local leaders Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyLt. Governor Carlos Lopez Cantera (center) chats with County Commissioner Frank Irby and Economic Council Member Mack Hoot' Worley (right) on Friday. See CANTERA — Page 18 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News An Indiana man is in stable condition at a Fort Pierce hospital after he was accidentally shot in the stomach by a .45 caliber handgun that was mishandled by a friend. Detective Mark Shireman, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce (OCSO), said the victim and four other men were apparently at a hunting camp on the prairie when the mishap occurred Friday, Feb. 21, around 12:36 p.m. According to the detective’s report the men had spent the morning hunting and had returned to the camp for lunch and to rest. The victim and the man who accidentally shot him were sitting and talking when the accident happened. The .45 caliber full metal jacket projectile passed Visiting hunter accidentally shot by friendSee SHOOTING — Page 18

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They imagine running around trying to nd the prefect dress to have the chance maybe even for just a few hours to look and feel like a princess. But some can't afford to do that and they end up not going to prom because they can't afford a dress. This year, a group in Okeechobee is trying to make sure every girl at Okeechobee High School who is eligible to attend the prom has a prom dress. The organizers of Project Prom are working with My Aunt's House to help girls who can't afford to buy a dress still have a great prom. In the past Okeechobee High School has accepted prom dress donations, however, they have not received any donations this year. Project Prom is in search of prom dresses any size and any length. You may also donate shoes and accessories. And, they also need dress bags to keep the gowns safe and clean. Cash donations are also accepted and will be used to ll in any "gaps" in the dress collection. Donations can be dropped off at the Okeechobee News, Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or at my My Aunt's House on Tuesday-Thursday from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Since starting Project Prom just a week ago, the group has already collected 42 dresses. The goal is to collect at least 100 gowns. On Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., girls will be allowed to come to My Aunt's House, 202 N.E. Second St., to choose a dress for prom. All participants are required to have a high school identi cation card and ll out a contact information form. Project Prom organizers hope to have seamstresses to help with alterations. Prom is May 10 this year. Wouldn't you like to make it a memorable year for a girl to go to prom? Donate your unwanted formal wear to Project Prom and let a girl have her chance at feeling like a princess for a night. If you would like to make a monetary donation, need dresses picked up, would like to volunteer as a seamstress, or have other questions, contact Tammi Kelly at 863-7633134 Ext. 4228 or 772-708-6764 or Kourtne y at 863-634-6225 or email at tammiphotos@ gmail.com. Project Prom seeks dresses for OHS girls By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News A front-end loader, 16 junk cars, and a motor home were damaged by re Feb. 20 at Action Auto Salvage, 2266 N.W. 42nd Ave., according to a re report by Lt. Robert Ban eld, Okeechobee County Fire Rescue. The report said nine units and 13 remen were dispatched to the scene at 1:36 p.m. and were on the scene for close to three hours. It appeared the blaze started from heat from powered equipment and ignited some ammable material and gas. The re crews arrived to nd a large front end loader smoldering from the engine compartment, a large motor home, a scrap metal dumpster and a large pile of propane tanks burning. "We also found a pile of tires burning, and 16 vehicles ranging in size from small cars to medium size trucks," Lt. Ban eld stated. The motor home and eight vehicles were 100 percent involved in ame. Several explosions went off from gas in the vehicles. The Okeechobee City Fire Department was also dispatched to provide mutual aid. The grass and woods that surround the junkyard also caught re and two structures were threatened. The Division of Forestry assisted by using a plow to help separate the burning tires from a pile that stood nearby. Foam was used to extinguish the pile of tires. Lt. Ban eld said the State Fire Marshall was noti ed to investigate the cause of the re. It appeared that the front-end loader leaked fuel and might have sparked the blaze. The estimate of damage was only $2,500. The ames were put out using 12,000 gallons of water. There were no injuries reported. Fire ghters battle blaze at Action Auto Salvage Today: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High near 85F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with rain developing. A rumble or two of thunder is possible after midnight. Low 64F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Extended ForecastThursday : Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 68F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday Night : Rain showers in the evening becoming more intermittent overnight. Low 54F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Friday : Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 77F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Friday Night : Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low near 55F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Okeechobee Forecast Walter Morgan, 18, the son of Police Detective Scott Morgan and Kennedy Dillon, 2, the daughter of Josh Dillon, are two young people in desperate need of blood. Because each needs not only whole blood, but also plasma for Walter and platelets for Kennedy, Okeechobee will conduct blood drives over the next few weeks. Walter w as burned over 85 percent of his body and is ghting his battle at Tampa General Hospital. Though progress is slow, he has been removed from his medically-induced coma, and just completed his rst skin graft. Kennedy has been diagnosed with leukemia, which affects production of blood components. With treatment, leukemia can be eradicated, but blood is needed. All blood donated can be used to treat patients needing whole blood, plasma, platelets and red cells. Please partner with both families by attending upcoming blood drives. The drive for Kennedy will be held Friday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wemmer Family Orthodontics, 2025 U.S. 441 N. In addition to this drive for whole blood, a second drive to collect blood platelets as well as whole blood for Kennedy will be held on March 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the same location. The drive for Walter will be held Tuesday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheriff's Of ce. During his prolonged recovery, W alter will need many transfusions and his need for blood will be on-going. Please watch for more drives to be held for these two Okeechobee young people and support their recovery. Special blood drives planned

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Donations With a few exceptions, I am really uncomfortable with these people begging for money in the shopping centers. It doesn’t bother me if it is the Girl Scouts selling cookies, the Boy Scouts selling popcorn, or the American Legion guys with the buddy poppies. Those are all well known organizations and they are in uniform and are very nice and not pushy. But there are s o many others that you just don’t know who is actually doing good work and who is just pocketing the cash. Anyone can buy some camouage fatigues at the surplus store and claim to b e a veteran. Anyone can have T-shirts made up and claim to be raising money to help kids. I wish the stores would make them stay away from the doors and just have a table where people can choose whether or not to talk to them.  Anyone who is collecting donations in front of a business should do it the way the Salv ation Army does it. Put up your sign, put out t he pot to collect money, and just smile and ring a bell. If people want to approach you and donate, they can. Or they can also pass by in s ilence and no one feels pressured. Of course w ith the cute little Girl Scouts, all they have to do is smile and I am reaching for money to buy c ookies.  How do the stores decide who can collect from customers in their parking lots and in front of the stores? Do they have some kind of paperwork that has to be lled out so they know who is there? Do they ask to see some kind of identication? If not, they should. It’s private property. They have the right to say who can and cannot sit or stand in front of their stores.  I really do not like it when the stores let people collect in front of the businesses. You have to go through that begging going in and going out. As a customer, I am there to do my shopping, not be pressured to donate money. I donate to the charities of my choice and I do careful research before donating. I wish the stores would just prohibit all panhandling in front of their businesses, or at least make them stay a certain distance away from the doors.  I think there is a difference between organizations that have annual sales, like the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, and the groups that are just begging for money. I don’t mind the Scouts being in the plazas as they are always so nice and polite. But some of these other groups get pushy.Operation Safe Neighborhood Tell Operation Safe Neighborhood to come out to Dixie Ranch! On my road they drive like maniacs on a road full of babies. Nearly half the households here have small children and people drive down this road like a maniac.  They should come to Spot in the Sun and Berman Road.  I wish the deputies would stop the cars that speed up and down Southwest 67th Drive. There are a lot of people who walk and ride bikes on that road, and kids who sh off the bridge. The drivers need to slow down because that is a residential area. On Feb. 26, the Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County will hold its Quarterly Business Exchange Luncheon from 11:45 a.m.1 p.m. at Indian River State College. There will be speakers from Edwards Jones Investments, the Small Business Association and the Gold Sponsor Tobacco Free Partnership.  Come and join the chamber on Saturday, March 1, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Grand Opening of Gilbert Ford 3175 U.S. 441 South. Enter for a chance to win a free E-Z-GO golf cart. WOKC will be onsite live, the Chobee Steelers will perform and Jersey Mike’s will provide the food.  Enjoy the incredible cars of yesteryear at the Second Annual Silver Palms RV Resort Classic Car Show. Have a classic car? Enter it and receive a free food and beverage ticket. Just browsing? Come enjoy food and entertainment, and cast your vote for the “People’s Choice” award. Donations will be accepted at the show for the Wounded Warrior Project. Cars 1972 or older. This event will be held at Silver Palms RV Resort on Sunday, March 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  On March 5, there will be a Dr. Fred Brown Memorial Scholarship Poker Tournament at The Speckled Perch Steak House. Entry fee is $50. First 100 players GUARANTEED seating. Pre-register to play. For more information, contact Russ Brown at 772-285-9914 or email him at rband3@yahoo.com  The Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Power Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, March 11, at 7 a.m. concluding at 9 a.m. at CareerSource Research Coast, 209 Park St. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your local business people and build lasting relationships in a professional environment. So don’t miss the opportunity, RSVP NOW via the Chamber calendar.  Please join us on Tuesday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m. in remembering the 122 children who died in the State of Florida as a result of child abuse or neglect. Ceremonies will be held by Castle in the open eld outside the Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County (55 S. Parrott Ave.).  Saturday, April 19, The Pregnancy Center of Okeechobee will hold the Color Craze 5K Run/Walk for Life. It will be held at the Agri-Civic Center located at 4601 Hwy. 710. For more information, contact the Pregnancy Center at 808 N.E. Park St. in Okeechobee.  The Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Business After Hours on Tuesday, April 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at OK Corral Gun Club, 9449 N.E. 48th St. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your local business people and build lasting relationships in a professional environment. So don’ t miss the opportunity. RSVP NOW via th e Chamber calendar.  The Chamber has received several calls and emails from members about a company called Loyalty Publishing/Skyline Publishing who is calling businesses in the community and trying to get them to advertise in their magazine. We believe that this is a scam, due to the fac t that they are telling people they are working with the chamber and they are not. Please use caution when talking to representatives from companies like this one. In addition, please remember that unde r no circumstance do these companies ever need your bank account information. Please do not give it to them, if the y are a legitimate company they may giv e you the option to pay with a credit card. Remember credit cards can always b e cancelled! As of right now the only media companies that the chamber works with are: The Okeechobee News, WOKC, Okeechobee Pennysaver and Okeechobee the Magazine. That will conclude the chamber events for this month; however, we encourag e you to check out our community calendar at www.okeechobeebusiness.com for more events as they become availabl e in the community and in the chamber. Please remember to RSVP for each of th e above events to reserve your spot. If you are interested in SPONSORING any of th e chamber events, please contact Mariah a t 863-467-6246 or info@okeechobeebusiness.com. I look forward to seeing you at ou r events!! Executive Director Antoinette Rodriguez 863-467-6246 antoinette@okeechobeebusiness. com February 26, 2014 4 Okeechobee News OPINION Public Forum/Speak Out Chamber of Commerce News Speak Out has moved online, where i t is quicker and easier to share your i deas and converse with others. Go to w ww.newszap.com, click on the comm unity name and your local or state P ublic Forum. There, you can create n ew topics or comment on existing t opics. What follows is a sam pling of s ome of the discussions currently taki ng place. Thanks for participating! Pet of the WeekButch, a black and tan coonhound mix, is available for adoption at Okeechobee Humane Society/Pet Rescue on Highway 98, next door to the Livestock Market. For more information, contact Humane Society Pet Rescue Florida, at 863-357-1104. To see more available animals go to pet nder. com. Homes are also needed to "foster" animals who are waiting for a permanent adoptive home. Special to the Okeechobee News/ 4-H Picture Perfect Photography Club

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A local woman was slightly injured after she w as supposedly pushed through a window of her home by a man who was allegedly trying to take money from her purse. Arrested Monday, Feb. 24, on a felony charge of attempted robbery was Robert Russell Bolling, 40, of a Linda Road address in Buckhead Ridge. He was also arrested on misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and battery. Bolling was booked into the Okeechobee County Jail on $8,500 bond. According to an arrest report by Deputy Ben Lisle, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce (OCSO), Bolling had gone to the woman’s home around 7:23 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, to repay the victim for money he had borrowed sometime earlier. When Bolling then asked the woman to loan him some more money, she refused and the two apparently began to argue. At some point, stated Deputy Lisle, Bolling grabbed the woman’s purse in an attempt to remove some money. However, she reportedly took control of her purse before he was able to get the cash, continued the deputy. Bolling then pushed the woman through a decorative window in her bedroom, but she continued to cling to her purse, pointed out the deputy. Deputy Lisle indicated the window had a value of $150. The woman suffered a small cut to her left shoulder, an abrasion to her right foot and her lip was cut, stated the report. Bolling then left the area and was later arrested at his Buckhead Ridge home by deputies from the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce (GCSO) on an Okeechobee County warrant charging him with battery, a misdemeanor. That warrant stemmed from a Dec. 30, 2013, incident. Around 1 a.m. Monday, Bolling was turned over to Deputy Lisle. W oman shoved through window in robbery try Robert Bolling By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A woman suffered minor injuries during a brief scuf e at a Sunday, Feb. 23, event at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center. Deputy Bart Potter, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce (OCSO), was working a special detail at the facility when the ght erupted near the stage area. According to his report, the victim was trying to get closer to the stage to take some v ideo when she tripped over a little girl, then fell onto a woman who was sitting down. That woman then shoved the victim off her and another woman started ghting with her. While these two women were reportedly wrestling around on the center’s oor and pulling each other’s hair, another woman entered into the melee, indicated the report. Then, while these three women were mired in the middle of the fracas, an unidenti ed man decided to get involved and punched the victim in the nose, stated Deputy Potter. At that point, the ght ended. Deputy Potter’s report stated the victim’s “... nose was swollen and it was apparent she was struck in the nose.” However, she could not give the deputy a description of the man. W omen get into ght at Mexican rodeo 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).  Teddy Blevins, 25, N.E. 168th St., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 21 by Deputy Timothy Porter on an Okeechobee County w arrant charging him with the felony of possession of contraband in a state correctional institution. He is being held without bond.  Shelby Ramon Willis, 30, N.E. 15th St., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 21 by the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force on felony charges of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a public park (two counts) and possession of cocaine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a public park (two counts). His bond was set at $200,000.  Mark Carroll Currier, 53, S.E. 25th St., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 21 by Deputy Matt Crawford on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the in uence. His bond was set at $750.  Cole Anthony Underhill, 30, N.W. 33rd A ve., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 21 by Deputy Ben Lisle on an Okeechobee County warrant charging him with the felony of failure to appear possession of cocaine and the misdemeanor of failure to appear possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held without bond.  Angel Luis Mestre, 22, S.W. Second St., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 22 by Of cer Belen Reyna on a charge of felony battery. His bond was set at $10,000.  Christopher Adam Lyons, 26, S.E. 21st Court, Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 22 by Deputy Fred Bradley on an Okeechobee County warrant charging him with the felony of aggravated battery. His bond was set at $10,000.  Steven Jacob Powell, 40, N.W. 35th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 22 by Deputy Timothy Porter on a Broward County warrant charging him with the felony of violation of probation driving under the in uence. He is being held without bond.  John Bernard McNeil, 25, N.E. 13th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Feb. 24 by Deputy Yero Todman on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of justice. His bond was set at $2,750. 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 Ask FlorenceNews From the Visiting Nurses AssociationSpring forward, fall back….right into bed for a few more moments of sweet, sweet sleep. Such is my reoccurring daydream whenever we’re on the sleep-deprived side of Daylight Savings Time. The power of an hour isn’t always appreciated until it’s deducted from your daily rest. In short order, our systems adjust and we get back on schedule. And schedules remain vital for anyone who routinely takes prescription medication. A study a few years ago supported by The Commonwealth Fund and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation surveyed 17,000 Medicare bene ciaries age 65 and older. More than 40 percent of participants admitted to not taking their medications as directed by their physicians. Some medications work better when taken at night, others rst thing in the morning, still others only as needed. AARP offers some general guidelines, though always consult your doctor before making any changes to your medication regiment. This can prove especially true for medications taken for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heartburn, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment for symptoms of conditions varies with each individual. Age, gender and weight, compounded with any medication you may be taking for another ailment, all factor into consideration when your doctors writes you a prescription. It’s important to discuss with him or her an y and all concerns, as well as reactions, you ma y have regarding your medication. For seniors, particularly those living alone, and in need of help with daily activities, the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida offers a multitude o f home-healthcare services—including personal care, therapy visits, skilled nursing, caregiver assistance and of course, medication management. Our certi ed aides can even attend doctors’ appointments to ensure all medication instructions are clearly understood and followed. And you can sleep a little easier. Most medical inquiries are best served b y consulting your physician or a quali ed specialist and this “Ask Florence” is no substitute for professional exams and insights. To reach Ask Florence, please email Nicolette.Christie@vna orida.org. Staying on a schedule is vital when taking prescription meds By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A man was pummeled about his face and head when he confronted another man who was reportedly ri ing through the center console in his vehicle. When Deputy Bart Potter, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce (OCSO), rst saw the victim he was bruised and bleeding from wounds on his face and the left side of his head. Jamie Lee West, 25, S.E. 40th Ave., Okeechobee, was later arrested and charged with the felony of burglary with an assault or battery and a misdemeanor charge of petit theft. West is being held in the Okeechobee County Jail on a bond of $102,500. According to the deputy’s arrest report the victim walked out of the store shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and “... saw a pair of legs sticking out from the bottom of the driver’s side door.” The victim confronted the man and asked if he could help him, stated Deputy Potter. The deputy’s report went on to state the burglar turned around and immediately began to hit the victim in the face. He apparently continued pummeling the victim as he laid on the ground. The victim estimated he was struck with a closed st about his face some 30 times, continued the report. After his attacker had ed the store’s parking lot on foot, the victim looked through his vehicle and determined about $20 was missing. West apparently ran across the parking lot, hurdled a fence and ran through some properties behind the store on U.S. 441 S.E. OCSO Deputy Matt Crawford and K-9 Nero were called in and began tracking the suspect. Nero reportedly found West’s shoes in some woods, then tracked West to Butch’s Fish Camp on U.S. 441 S.E. where he was placed under arrest by OCSO Deputy Ben Lisle. Deputy Potter went on to state that the victim refused medical treatment. Report: Man beaten, robbed of $20 IRSC offering workshopFood for the Writers’ Soul is a one-day workshop offered by the Fielden Institute for Life Long Learning at the Dixon-Hendry Campus at Indian River State College in Okeechobee on Tuesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Jan Day is the peer leader for this event which includes discussion on how to nurture your creative habit, writing exercises, planning and individual writing and critiquing. Lunch is included. For information and to register, call Laura at 772-462-7880.

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Eagles plan chicken dinnerThe Cypress Hut Eagles 4509, 4701 U.S. 441 S.E., will serve a baked chicken dinner by Carla on Wednesday, Feb. 26 On Thursday, Feb. 27, a cat sh llet dinner will be served. The public is invited both days. Serving starts at 5 p.m. For information, call the Cypress Hut Eagles at 863-467-1154.Eagles host spaghetti dinnerThe Fraternal Order Of Eagles/Aerie #4137, 9985 U.S. 441 N., will host bingo W ednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Friday, Feb. 28, from 5:30 until 9 p.m., the auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner with salad and garlic bread for a $6 donation. Kids under 10 eat free. Entertainment will be provided by Medicine Man from 7 until 11 p.m. The public is welcome. Saturday, March 1, card bingo is at 5:30 p.m. March 8 is our Turkey Shoot. For information, call 863-763-2552.Support group to meetDo you have Parkinson's Disease or essential tremors? You are not alone. Come to the Parkinson's support group meeting W ednesday, Feb. 26 at Heritage Assisted Living, 608 N.E. Second Ave., at 6 p.m. and talk to others with the same shaking problem. Find out what Parkinson's is, and if you or a loved one have it. Find out how to make life easier for yourself. Find out what is happening today for people with Parkinson's. Bring along your caregiver. Find out about deep brain stimulation and meet someone w ho had it done. Snacks will be provided. For information call Mohammed Nooruddin at 863-763-7773, or Marty Grondin at 863442-0564.FOE election is Feb. 26The Cypress Hut FOE Auxiliary, 4509, will accept nominations and have a special election Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. to ll the vacant of ce of madam vice president. A ll members are encouraged to attend.Elks meet Feb. 27The Lake Okeechobee Elks Lodge #2871, w ill meet Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the V FW South, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E., in Treasure Island.Homeowners to meetThe Buckhead Ridge Homeowners Association invites community winter visitors, residents and homeowners to their monthly get together. The meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Community Center behind the Fire House. It begins with a covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. Everyone will have input into the workings of the community. Come meet y our neighbors and see how a successful community works together. For information, call 863-824-0724.Blood drive plannedA special blood drive will be held Friday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Wemmer Family Orthodontics, 2025 U.S. 441 N., for Kennedy Dillon, 2, the daughter of Josh Dillon. Kennedy has been diagnosed with leukemia, which affects production of blood components. With treatment, leukemia can be eradicated, but blood is needed. In addition to this drive for whole blood, a second drive to collect blood platelets as well as whole blood for Kennedy will be held March 14 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the same location.AMVETS host paper bingoJoin the AMVETS, Post 200, at 8590 S.R. 78 W. for their rst day of paper bingo Friday, Feb. 28 and every Friday after that. The post will open at 11:30 a.m. Early bingo starts at 12:30 and regular bingo begins at 1 p.m. Call Pat at 330-556-1576 for information.OCSO plans BBQ fundraiserThe Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce will host a barbecue fundraiser Friday, Feb. 28, starting at 11 a.m. There is a $10 donation with all funds going to March of Dimes. For information, call 863-763-3117.BBQ bene ts Bruce NastA bene t barbecue for Bruce Nast, the owner of Unlimited Auto and Marine Upholstery, will be held Friday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Okeechobee Utility Authority, 100 S.W. Fifth Ave. For a $10 donation, the dinner will include: pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, roll and dessert. Whole Boston Butts will also be available for $30. Delivery is available to businesses with a minimum of ve orders. For information, or to purchase tickets in advance, call Becky Barnhart at 863-763-9460, ext. 219.Restaurant hosting speakerA health talk and plexus meeting will be held Saturday, March 1 at Beef O'Brady's Restaurant, 608 S. Parrott Ave. For information, call 863-763-0669. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries 6 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Obituaries should be submitted to the Okeechobee News by emailing obits@ newszap.com. Customers may also request photos and links to online guest books. A link to the obituaries is available at orida.newszap.com. C ommunity Events Brought to you by:863.763.6461Lic#CAC1817236 Francis Jake' Robert Alsdorf, Sr., 85OKEECHOBEE Francis "Jake" Robert Alsdorf, Sr. of Okeechobee died February 24, 2014. He was born November 7, 1928 in Allendale, New Jersey to John and Viola Alsdorf. A resident of Okeechobee for 44 years, he was a truck driver. He enjoyed collecting antique tools. Mr. Alsdorf is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ginny Alsdorf; two sons, Danny Alsdorf both of Okeechobee and Jake Alsdorf (Eve) of Ft. Pierce; three daughters, Karen Alsdorf (Coy Viars) of Brooksville, Wendy Friscoe (Andrew) of New York and Carol Alsdorf of Okeechobee; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; four brothers, Art Alsdorf, John Alsdorf, Charlie Alsdorf all of New Jersey and Mike Alsdorf of France; three sisters, Mary Reidda of New Jersey, Catherine P egel of New York and Flora Armitage of New Jersey. No services will be held at this time. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at www. OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972. Ryan Chester Underhill, 35OKEECHOBEE Ryan Chester Underhill o f Okeechobee died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. He was born December 13, 1978 in Stuart, Florida to Charles Edward and Cynthia Underhill. A lifetime resident of Okeechobee, he was a cable installer and enjoyed RC hobbies and ying. He was a member of Christ Fellowship. He had the gift to build, x and take care of many things including the land, dairy, anything mechanical and electronics. He was a devoted, father and son. Mr. Underhill is survived by his wife of 14 years, Carla Underhill; son, Chester Underhill; daughter, Haylie Underhill; father, Edward Underhill; mother, Cindy Underhill all of Okeechobee; and brother, Aaron Underhill (Jessica) of Palm Beach Gardens. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until services at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at Christ Fellowship. In lieu of owers, memorial donations ma y be made to his children's trust fund at Bank o f America. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at, www. OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass and Conway families of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972. Fundraiser aids net teamEnjoy a short stack for a tall cause Saturday, March 1, from 8 until 10 a.m. at Applebee's, 1210 N.E. Park St. The restaurant will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser to bene t the Okeechobee High School tennis team. Tickets are $10. For information, call 216-695-7967; or, e-mail morgan.ungerott@ okee.k12. .us.Seniors club hosting danceA new single seniors club will host a dance Saturday, March 1, at Cowboys, 202 N.E. Seventh Ave., in the Bull Pen. For information, call Marie at 863-957-0676.Dodge Ball tourney plannedThe B.R.A.T. Club will host a Dodge Ball Tournament Saturday, March 1, in Flagler Park #3 starting at 9 a.m. All proceeds are kept by the B.R.A.T Club for future events. Contact Allison Chandler at 863-697-9096; or, e-mail her at alsn@embarqmail.com.Spring festival is March 1A Spring Fling Festival will be held at Freedom Ranch on March 1 Gates will be open from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Entrance fee is $1 per car $1, except for vendors. The ranch is located at 11655 U.S. 441 S.E. E-mail for a vendor application and pricing at: spring ingfest@gmail.com; or, call 863-763-9800.Apps for exemptions offeredApplications for homestead exemption, senior exemption, veteran exemption and agriculture classi cation for 2014 should be led with the Okeechobee County Propert y Appraiser's of ce by March 1 For information, contact the property appraiser's of ce at 863-763-4422; or, visit their webpage at www.okeechobeepa.com.Legion offers Sunday bingoAmerican Legion Post 64, 501 S.E. Second St., will host Sunday night bingo on March 2 at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. The kitchen will offer a limited menu. Payoffs will be determined by player attendance. The event is open to the public. Blood drive aids burn victimA special blood drive for Walter Morgan, 18, will be held Tuesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Okeechobee Count y Sheriff's Of ce, 504 N.W. Fourth St. Walter, who is the son of Okeechobee City Police Detective Scott Morgan, was burned over 85 percent of his body and is ghting his battle at Tampa General Hospital. He was removed from his medically-induced coma, and just completed his rst skin graft. During his prolonged recovery Walter will need many transfusions, and his need for blood will be ongoing.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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. Buy a Home Delivery subscription for $6 a monthand receive an E-Subscription FREE* Your local news available right at your fingertips! Call (863) 763-3134 today! When you enroll in our EZPAY subscription planStay in the know with anE-subscription 7 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News The eighth annual Top of the Lake Art Fest, sponsored by Okeechobee Main Street, w as held Feb. 8 and 9 at Flagler Park in downtown Okeechobee. The two-day event showcased ne artists and craft artisans from all over the state, as w ell as local and student artists. This juried art show presented a host of awards to many talented artists. The Art Fest also included the second annual Top of the Lake Chalk Walk with streetpainting artists creating chalk masterpieces on Fourth Street. Rounding out the event w as a Battle of the Bands on Saturday and the second annual Paws in the Park on Sunday. 3-D artist Timothy Banh of Jacksonville, took home the top prize of Best in Show. J udges' Choice was awarded to Highwaymen artist Kelvin Hair, Fort Pierce; First place in 2-D art went to Richard Burgan of Fort Pierce; Second place went to Coralis Lopez of Okeechobee. First place in 3-D Art was awarded to Kimberly Gibbs of Ft. Pierce and second place to Trent Gibbs, Ft. Pierce. First place in the photography division went to Ken Andrews of Seffner, with second place going to Brad Phares of Okeechobee. Coralis Lopez's painting of a beautiful blue parrot was chosen to be the of cial image of the 2015 Top of the Lake Art Fest. The following awards were given to local artists in the Gallery Division. Best of show w ent to watercolor artist Lynette Green. Other prizes awarded included, Oil Painting: Ann Quinn, rst place and Andy Collarin, second place; Watercolor: Kathleen McDonough, rst place and Audrey Barrett, second place; Acrylic: Rebekah Weir, rst place and TJ Condon, second place; Drawing/Pastels: Kristen Fowler, rst place and Karlee Sue Hasan, second place. Phototgraphy: Dera Musick, rst place and Tiffany Etchison, second place. Dera Musick also won rst place in the 3-D division. Professional Photography awards in the Gallery Division went to Dave Coston, rst place and Sharon Cannon, second place. Many talented artists showed their work in the Student Division. Best of show was awarded to Yearling Middle School student A ddison Laskey for her acrylic painting. Other student awards were as follow: High School Division: First place painting, Saraya Vanderhoff, second place painting, Kylie Daniel; First place drawing, Ky Field, second place drawing, Rosa Najera; First place 3-D (clay), Xiomarie Vega and second place 3-D, Tabetha Tabor. First place in photography went to Michael Muros. Middle School Award: First place painting, Lexy Arnold and second place painting, Josef Steiert; First place drawing, Katie Brydebell; and, rst place photography, Emilee Yeates. Elementary School Divison: First place painting, Anthony Papasso, second place painting, Lily Cobb. First place 3-D Art, Deborah Stead and second place 3-D Art, Sarah Rose Dodd. Prizes were also awarded to the Chalk Artists. Best of show went to Ken Mullen of West Palm Beach; rst place to Kathy Papasso of Okeechobee and second place Toi Leon of Okeechobee. New to the Art Fest was a Battle of the Bands on Saturday. Venomous Fiction Thrash Metal (Genre) took home rst place. Battle of the Band sponsor was Eli's Western Wear. Paws in the Park brought out some furry friends. Athena Cole, a very friendly Pit Bull won rst place for best kisser and a Shih Tzu pup, Oreo Ford won rst place for best dressed. Sponsors for Paws in the Park were: Petco Foundation, Bandanas and Bows, Bella Rose Day Spa, Katie's Pet Parlor and Okeechobee Claws and Paws, with pet goody bags provided by Petco/Pet Kiss. Special thanks go out to all the 2014 Top of the Art Fest Sponsors! Okeechobee Main Street Corporate Sponsors: Bank of America, Big Lake Cancer Center, Okeechobee the Magazine, One Blood, Raulerson Hospital, Seacoast National Bank, Syfrett Feed Company, TD Bank, VA Primary Care Outpatient Clinic and Walpole, Inc. Art Fest Sponsors: Masterpiece Art Sponsors: Ameriprise and Toni's Chic Boutique. Pillar of the Arts Sponsors: Accurate Insurance and Tax Service, Bridgette Waldau Studio of Art, CenterState Bank, Coldwell Banker-Berger Real Estate, Florida Outdoors RV Country, George and Mary Beth Cooper, Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee, Okeechobee The Magazine and TD Bank. Premium Art Sponsors: Charlie's Lawn and Landscape, Fawn's Art Studio, Fine Arts Club of Okeechobee and Okeechobee Health Care Facility. Chalk Art Sponsors: Carroll and Louise Head, Dairy Queen, Fawn's Art Studio, Flower Petals, Mims Veterinary Hospital, Monrad and Gwen Chandler. Community Partners for Health Through the Arts sponsored the gallery and prizes for students and adults artists. Top of the Lake Art Fest would also like to thank Billy Dean of WOKC/100.9 FM, Okeechobee News, Okeechobee The Magazine and Okeechobee Pennysaver for coverage of this event. Thanks to the City of Okeechobee for permission to hold the event in lovely Flagler Park and also to the Okeechobee City Police and Okeechobee County Sherriff's Department. Go to Okeechobee Main Street's website and Facebook page for more photos of this event at www.okeechobeemainstreet.org. The ninth annual Top of the Lake Art Fest will be held on Feb. 7 and 8, 2015. 2014 Top of the Lake Art Fest awards artists Special to the Okeechobee NewsCoralis Lopez’s parrot was chosen to be the of cial image of the 2015 Top of the Lake Art Fest. Special to the Okeechobee NewsBest of show for the Chalk Walk went to Ken Mullen of West Palm Beach. Special to the Okeechobee NewsJudges’ Choice was awarded to Highwaymen artist Kelvin Hair of Ft. Pierce.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Big O Fish Tales ContestShare your story about “ shing Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River watershed and you could win a great dinner at What’s your best shing tale?Tell us about the biggest “ sh you ever caught, the time a monster “ sh got away, a too close for comfort encounter with an alligator, meeting someone„or something„ unusual while “ shingWinner receives a $100 gift certi“ cate for Tin Fish Restaurant!Email your entry to GO@newszap.comPhotos are encouraged (but not required) € Email photos as a .jpg attachmentEntry Deadline: March 7 at noon Stories appearing in the March 13 & 14 GO Come for food, Watch the Sta Sit in front of the kitchen and watch the organized chaos!863.357.0722 € 301 N. Parrott AveTin Fish „ e Hottest Place to Eat in Okeechobee! Were looking for stories that are: € Funny € Amazing € Scary € HeartwarmingAttention Area Fishermen! Saltwater Anglers As Well! 8 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News4-H donates to Senior ServicesOn Feb. 19, Jake Menendez, 4-H Council state vice president of 4-H County Council/Junior Leaders, presented Okeechobee Senior Services represented by Janet McKenna with toiletries, games, etc. to be delivered to Home Delivered Meals Clients. Senior Services would like to thank the 4-H group for their generosity and continued support. The Florida Department of Transportation advises drivers to use caution in areas where road work is under way. Work planned this week includes the following:OKEECHOBEE COUNTY SR 710 from SR 70 to the Martin County line: Maintenance project: Crews will be working on the shoulder and repairing non-paved driveways on both sides of the road. No lane closures are scheduled, however, use caution and watch for workers close to the road.  SR 78 from Okeechobee County line to Lemkin Creek Bridge: Construction project: Expect lane closures with aggers directing traf c Monday through Friday as crews continue working on the shoulders. Motorists should use caution, be prepared to stop and add additional time in their schedule to reach their destination. Project improvements include removing and replacing the existing asphalt, adding shoulders, replacing guardrail, and signing and pavement markings. Expected completion is spring of 2014. The contractor is Lawrence Lynch Corp.  SR 70 E from the Okeechobee cit y limits to Northeast 30th Avenue: Maintenance project: Crews are repairing the sidewalk on both sides of the roadway. No lane closures are scheduled, however, use caution and watch for workers close to the road.  SR 70 from Southwest 72nd Street South to Southwest 48th Street: Maintenance contract project: Crews are cleaning the ditches along SR 70. Lane closures may become necessary, but are not currentl y scheduled for this work. Motorists should use caution and watch for changes in the traf c pattern. Road Watch

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! 9 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News The Okeechobee High School boys tennis team took rst place at the Heartland Conference tournament held in Highlands County this past weekend. Okeechobee single's players won four individual championships. The second team doubles squad was also victorious. Lucas Penido enjoyed a strong tournament with victories over Chase Langston of A von Park, 6-1 and 6-1, and Millind Khurana of Sebring, 6-2 and 6-3. Cody Walker defeated Wyatt Montgomery of Hardee, 6-0 and 6-0, and James Pinkney of Sebring, 7-6 (7-2) and 6-2. Colt Root defeated Cody Crivello of Sebring, 6-4 and 7-5, and also Landon Davis of Lake Placid, 6-0 and 6-1. Dylan Ferneau defeated David McBryer of Lake Placid, 6-0 and 6-3, and Conner Patterson of Sebring, 6-3 and 6-4. OHS coach Morgan Ungerott said the tournament was a great thing for her team. She said she was proud of the boys for pulling out championships in most of the divisions. "We had some more competitive matches on the second day but the guys found a way to pull out the wins," said the OHS coach. "I hope this is a con dence booster for going forward with the season." Otto Ramirez defeated Zachary Neuhoffer of Hardee, 6-0 and 6-1, but fell in the nals to Conner Angell, 2-6, 6-2 and 6-0. The number one doubles team of Ramirez and Penido lost to the Sebring team, 7-6 (7-5) and 6-1. The number two doubles team of Walker and Root defeated Hardee, 6-1 and 6-0, and Sebring, 6-2 and 6-1. Ungerott said tournament style play is a good experience for the players because it is similar to the format used at the district tournament. "I was pleased with how the guys conducted themselves on the court. Sebring had won the tournament six years in a row so breaking that streak is nice for us and hopefully it will begin a new tradition for us," she said. The boys team lost at Martin County last Thursday, 5-2. Most of the singles matches were very competitive. Michael Glaspey defeated Otto Ramirez in number one singles, 6-1 and 6-3. Peyton Palma overcame Penido in number 2 singles, 6-3 and 6-1. Cody Walker defeated Luke Hyland, 6-3 and 7-5. Dylan Ferneau defeated Leo Cusamano, 7-6 (7-5), 2-6, and 6-2. Lucas Anderson defeated Colt Root in straight sets. In doubles, the team of Glaspey and Anderson defeated Penido and Ramirez in three sets, 6-2, 2-6, and 6-3. Palma and Hyland defeated Root and Walker, 6-3 and 6-2. Ungerott said despite the loss, she felt Okeechobee bene ted from play against good players. She said it was a good lesson for her team to be ready when the bell sounds. "We didn't come out from the rst point ready to play. With the windy conditions, we needed to move our feet more and play with safer targets. We did not adjust well," she offered. Ungerott said Ferneau and Walker did what they had to do to win their matches and competed from the rst point. She praised Ferneau for mental toughness as he came back from a poor second set to overcome his opponent. She also praised Walker for his improvement on the court this season. "Cody has been playing the best tennis I have seen him play over the last three years, so I'm excited to see where he will end up at the end of the year," she pointed out. Brahmans win Heartland tennis tourney By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News Danyelle Shef eld tossed ve shutout innings and added two hits including a triple to lead Okeechobee High School to a 9-3 victory over Sebring on Friday night. Shef eld allowed just a second inning single as she retired 15 of 16 batters she faced. She struck out two. She said she felt if she threw strikes her defense would do the job. "I was really con dent tonight. I knew the girls behind me would stop anything that they could," she said. "This whole week we had a solid defense." Shef eld had three hits on Thursday as Okeechobee defeated district rival Jensen Beach, 3-1. She said that victory kind of got the girls motivated for the home game Friday. "Jensen was a really good win for us. We tried to stay motivated and we knew Sebring w as not an easy team, so we had to stay focused," she added. Shef eld scored the rst run of the game Friday with a second-inning triple. She scored on a single by Kaylen Fulford. Lexi Ward doubled and scored on a single by Shef eld in the third to make it 2-0. Okeechobee broke open the game with a ve-run fourth inning. Big hits came from Cheyenne Nunez, a two-run double, and Fulford, another two-run double. Stormy Stokes added an RBI single. OHS coach Mary Huff was thrilled that her offense was able to generate some runs. "I feel good about this game. We had a close game with Sebring last year and we wanted to jump on them early and get a big lead," she offered. Huff said the girls are hitting the ball well and have made some real progress at the plate this past week. Shef eld praised Huff for giving her extra help with her swing. She said Huff urged her to change a few things and she can see the difference it has made. Kelli Chapman and Kimmy Tijerina had doubles during a two-run sixth inning to nish the Lady Brahmans (3-2) scoring on the night. Sebring scored three runs in the seventh on three walks, an RBI single by Emily Coburn and a two-run single by Kara Faircloth. Shef eld said the team must remain humble and grounded and continue to work hard if they are to do well this season. "We can't let these wins get our heads too big. The coaches do a good job by bringing us back to earth," she said. "If we keep hitting and playing good team ball, we'll be good." Huff also got all of the players in the game to see live action. She said she wants all of the players to experience these situations because it makes the team ght harder and work a little bit. She also praised Shef eld for the work she has been doing this year. "She is amazing and every coach's dream. She doesn't get a lot of credit for the work she does but she has proved a lot to me," offered the coach. "She's working to make her pitches move a little bit more and continues to improve." Shef eld's mound work leads OHS to win Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyLexi Ward and the Brahman defenders were on top of their game Friday as they walloped Sebring, 9-3.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 RADIATION ONCOLOGISTS CANCER?15 Minute chat with Dr. Kumar, at no charge, to discuss Advanced Treatment options personalized just for you.Limited Appointments. CALL NOW 863-467-9500Big Lake Cancer Center1115 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee Exceeding patients expectations~ every day!Ž GYNECOLOGY Caring Evaluation and Treatment of Women’s Health Issues J E. B• Laparoscopy Hysterectomy • Urogynecology • Pelvic Prolapse • Infertility • Minimally Invasive Surgery • Hysteroscopy • Menstrual Abnormalities • Endometriosis • Urinary Incontinence • Loss of Libido • Sterilization • Menopausal Disorders 1713 Hwy 441 N. Suite F, Okeechobee, FL • 863-763-8000 There are many reasons why a woman may have a hysterectomy, a surgical procedure to remove part or all of the uterus. According to Board Certi“ed Gynecologist James Brad“eld, the most common are bleeding abnormalities, tumors or enlargements of the uterus, problems with endometriosis, pelvic adhesions and pelvic infections. Dr. Brad“eld performs laparoscopic hysterectomies at Raulerson Hos pital. The bene“ts of performing a hysterectomy using a laparoscope vs. the open abdominal incision include a smaller incision site, less bleeding, and a quicker recovery. In fact most laparoscopic hysterectomies are performed as outpatient procedures, meaning no hospital stay is necessary. Dr. Brad“eld has more than 30 years of experience in his “eld. He presents his patients with options and treats them in a personal yet professional manner. If you are facing surgery, consider that Raulerson Hospital has been named a Top Performer by The Joint Commission on Key Quality Measures including Surgical Care.Common reasons for a hysterectomy For more information, contact 863.763.3134 or email ”bizsearch@newszap.com Okeechobee 2014Youth Livestock Show and SaleJoin us in congratulating our Future Farmers of America and our 4-H participates for another year of a job well done!! dChampion County Bred Steer: Shiloh Anuez ty Bred Steer: Shiloh Anuez Ad Space Reservation Deadline:March 31, 2014Call 863.763.3134 to place your ad today! 10 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Brother Earl Cline, pastor of Palm Dale Baptist Church, will be the evangelist for a week of revival at Brighton Baptist Church March 2-7. Services will begin each evening at 7 p.m. For those who arrive early, between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., there will be special Gaither-style sing around the piano for your enjoyment. On Saturday, March 1, to kick off the revival meetings, a covered dish supper will be provided at 5:30 p.m. and a concert featuring McMillan and Life w ill begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 1-863-763-3063. The Okeechobee Church of God at 301 N.E. Fourth Avenue will host a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, March 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces are available for a $10 donation; it comes with a table. The more the merrier, but you need to reserve your space early. The spaces will be on the south side of church. All the donations for spaces go toward sending youth to Son Fest. If you would like to donate items for the youth to sell, you can drop them off at the church, call rst so someone can meet you. On the north side of church the Grief Share will also be having their yard sale. To reserve your space or to donate your items, call Norma Sue at 863-634-2930. The Woman's Association of Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N. Parrott Ave., will hold their annual Bake Sale on March 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall (entrance on Fourth Street). Besides lots of delicious baked goods, there will be a White Elephant table or two. For more information, call Betsy Cheney at 863-357-0465. Every Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Our Saviour 200 N.W. Third St., will host "The Daniel Plan." The weekly meetings started Feb. 22 and will continue for 40 days. They will meet every Saturday in one of the classrooms at the church. There is no charge. Bring a small notepad and a bottle of water. The group will be led by Francie Malone with extra magic headed by Pam Chesley. The Daniel Plan is based on Faith, Food and Friends and promises to be a fun way to get rid of pounds while enjoying friends. If you have any questions call Francie at 863-3571713. Peace Lutheran Church has a Peace Garden Club, focusing on church grounds beauti cation and growing vegetables in raised garden beds. All are welcome to attend the Peace Garden Club meetings on the last Monday of each month at 7 p.m. The Gathering hosts "Joy in the Mourning" a grief support group and bible study for anyone who has lost a loved one, through death or divorce. The group meets Monda y at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 2 p.m. at 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. For more, call 863-623-8504. Local churches host special programs and speakersShare your news and photos for this column by email to okeenews @ newsza p .comPlaces ofWorship

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 specialsections.newszap.com View all of our special sections online from the comfort of your home! FAMILY MEDICINE Hablamos Espaol Same Day Appointments Aliated with Raulerson Hospital RaulersonPrimaryCare.com 202 NE 2nd Avenue € Suites 3 & 4 Okeechobee, FL 34972 We Treat Kids Too!Monday … Thursday 8:00 a.m. … 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. … 4:00 p.m.(863) 467-2159 Dr. Zynab HassanBoard Certi“ed by the American Board of Family PhysiciansFamily Physician € Pediatrics Physicals € Family Care & Medicine Womens Health € Well-child visits Welcome to Medicare visits ORTHOPAEDICS Benjamin Epstein, D.O.Dr. Epstein is an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, who has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Epstein For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 863-357-0540. Most insurances and Medicare are accepted. We Treat Kids Too!Great Orthopaedic CareRight Here in OkeechobeeOrthopaedic Specialists at Raulerson offers a full range of orthopaedic services including: € Total Hip and Knee Replacements € Arthroscopic Surgery & Sports Medicine € Pediatric Orthopedics € Work Related injuries 11 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News The Big ‘O’ Teen Anglers, Inc. annual awards banquet was held Dec. 13. They celebrated a winning season with anglers and parents. They continue to perform at the adult level bringing 461 sh to the scales w ith a total weight of 819.79 lbs. Drew Wanczak was the angler of the year in the 15-18 age group with 110.13 lbs. Luke Farmer was the angler of the year in the 11-14 age group with 96.97 lbs. Drew and Luke are back-to-back champions, and this is Luke’s third consecutive w in. The winners in the 15-18 age group w ere:  2nd place Keith Chamberland 96.21 lbs.;  3rd place Matthew Haff 93.00 lbs.;  4th place Dakota Dietrich 92.65 lbs.;  5th place Kail Stevens 90.23 lbs.;  6th place Fernando Lopez 66.62 lbs.; and,  Big Fish 15-18 Dakota Dietrich 7.14 lbs. The winners in the 11-14 age group were:  2nd place Kenny Whaley 89.49 lbs.;  3rd place Josh Hiler 85.28 lbs.;  4th place Nathan Center 79.95 lbs.;  5th place Cody Bigford 77.02 lbs.;  6th place Danny Hays 63.01 lbs.; and,  Big Fish 11-14 Kenny Whaley 6.61 lbs. Mike Zubricky was the boat captain of the year with a total weight of 101.60 lbs. Jimmy Newell won the smallest sh award and Ryan Barndollar won the perseverance award. The Big O Teen Anglers would like to thank boat captains for their continued support, as well as parents and volunteers. Thank you Doug and Sandy Vest of Pogey’s Family Restaurant, Okeechobee News, Okeechobee Publix, Steve Lafferty, Marathon/Fast Break, The Oil Can, Jack Co eld Jr., Pennzoil, Okeechobee School Board, JGM Lawncare, Jamie Mellette, Cowboy’s, George & Madalyn Dupont, Pritchards & Associates, Inc. and Carol Revels. W anczak, Farmer named anglers of the year Special to the Okeechobee NewsDrew Wanczak and Luke Farmer were named the anglers of the year in their respective age groups.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 REHAB THERAPY/ NURSING HOME We Love to We Love to Care! Care! Okeechobee Okeechobee Health Care Facility Health Care Facility1646 U.S. Highway 441 North 863-763-2226Five-Star Rated Family-Owned &Operated, OHCF has been Providing Rehab & Residential Care to Okeechobee & the Surrounding Communities Since 1984€Rehab, Physical, Occupational, Speech and Out-Patient Therapy €Long-Term Nursing Care Available 7 Days a Week/24 Hours a Day €Secure Dementia and Alzheimers Memory-Care Wing €Delicious Dietitian-Planned MealsStimulating &Fun Daily Activities OPHTHALMOLOGY/ OPTOMETRY/OPTICAL 520 S.Parrott Ave. € Okeechobee Website:www.opticalgalleryeyecare.comOptical Gallery 763-4334763-3403 357-4899Medicare/Medicaid and Most VisionPlans Accepted Comprehensive Eye and Contact Lens Exams Advanced Cataract Microsurgery Diabetic Eye Exams Glaucoma Evaluation & Treatment State of the Art Complete Optical Laboratory Eyeglasses & Contact Lenses Richard L. Soldinger, O.D. David J. Underill, O.D. Board Certified Optometrists Silviano Matamoros, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon UROLOGY 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 Available Now!The 2013 – 2014 Medical Information Guidespecialsections.newszap.com Some newspapers seem to take pleasure in the bad news. Not us. We do print badŽ news. (It IS newsworthy when things go wrong, and citizens need to know about problems.) Still, we give most of our attention to good news the kind you clip and tape to your refrigerator door. (This isnt difficult. The vast majority of what happens in our community IS good.) How are we doing? Let us know by emailing feedback@newszap.com or calling your editor.Community Service Through Journalism 12 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News Deputy Sergeant Keith Stripling of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce Community Programs and Captain Betty Anderson were the recent guest speakers at the Okeechobee Historical Society’s February meeting. Their talk was on how to recognize fraud and identity theft and steps to protect yourself from these crimes. They began with a case that recently occurred in Okeechobee and then went through various scenarios that are occurring throughout the country. Much valuable information was given on ways to prevent our membership from becoming a victim of fraud and an informative quiz was given and the membership had lots and lots of questions. In other news, the Okeechobee Historical Society will have a booth at the Speckled Perch Festival in Flagler Park on March 8. If anyone is interested in the book “Strolling Down Country Roads-the History of Okeechobee” or any of the other Historical Society offerings to purchase, just drop by their booth at either of these events. Historical Society meeting focuses on crime prevention Special to the Okeechobee NewsLeft to right are: Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Of ce Deputy Sergeant Keith Stripling, Okeechobee Historical Society President Betty Chandler Williamson and C.O.P. Captain Betty Anderson. Coalition board to meetThe Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition board will meet Wednesday, March 5 at 11 a.m. in their of ce located in the White House Plaza, 1132 S. Parrott Ave. The meeting is open to the public. The coalition is part of a statewide network responsible for planning and implementing services for pregnant women and infants. For information, contact executive director Kay Begin at 863-462-5877.Special night for writers setThe Okeechobee County Library, 206 S.W. 16th St., will host an open mic night for writers Thursday, March 6 starting at 5:30 p.m. All genres are welcome. Each reader will get ve minutes. The public is invited to hear our local authors’ stories, poems and essays. For information, call Jan Day at 863-357-9980.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 FARMLAND AUCTIONThursday, February 27th at 10amAuction Site: Indiantown Civic Center, Indinatown, FL800.607.6888 | mwallc.com Martin County, Florida 2,620+/Acres — Offered in 8 Tracts Property located Southeast of Indiantown, FL with road frontage on Highways 710 and 76.• Irrigation and Drainage Permits in Place • High Percentage Farmable • Excellent Location Adalyn Josephine Juarez was born on Feb 17,2014 at 9:26pm at Lawnwood Hospital in Ft. Pierce, Florida. She weighed 8 lbs,1oz and was 21 1/2 inches long. She is the daughter of proud parents Joseph S. and Vicki L. Juarez. Paternal grandparents are Juan F. Juarez and Anita Juarez Fryar. Maternal grandparents Ana Lopez Poll and Ricardo Poll, and the late Domingo Vara. Her birth is a blessing to the family and is the love of her parents. ADALYN JOSEPHINE JUAREZ BIRTHS 13 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News/ EESEverglades Students of the WeekEverglades Elementary students achieving excellence in the classroom for the week of Feb. 14 include: kindergarten students, Guadalupe Luviano, Yelena Torres, Arissa Carnley, Anna Vizcarra; rst graders, Harlee Sage, Jaylyn Rickard, Leah Easterday, Wyatt Baumhardt; second grade students, Baldemar Gaona, Zion Mitchell, Sinthia Rivera-Chavez; third graders, Wiley Vaughn, Morgan Jackson, Jasmine Corona, Jasell Rueda, Christian Morales, Jon Homan, Lillie Homan; fourth grade students, Chance Bradley, Payton Besaw, Tyler St. Pierre, Zane Hicks; and, fth grade student Alex Sorrato. Congratulations to our many outstanding students. Special to the Okeechobee News/ NESNorth Elementary Students of the WeekCongratulations to the North Elementary School students of the week for the week of Feb. 10: Daysy Garcia, Kyler Campbell, Brylee Raulerson, Juan Luvaino, Dianias Ruiz, Efren Jaimez, Skyla Marcum, Jordan Pierce, Edwin Cortez, Romin Rucks, Adrian Lopez, Charles Smith, Amber Cook, Luke Perry, Elias Garcia, David Garcia, Jafet Paz, Jaedyn Stuart, Jordie Lopez, Ryleigh Adams, Ty Maheu, David Garcia-Garcia, Michael Mercer, Estevan Martinez, Faith Padgett, Nick Hopkins, Asael Cardenas, Madison Hargraves, Rhiannon Dyer, Alexandria Crews, Faith Davis, Abigale Whitlock, Amerson Mejia, Jesus Hernandez and Ezekiel Oyoung.

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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 *. Estate SaleESTATE SALE 409 SW 15TH STREET. FRI. 2/28 7:00AM-4:00PM AND SAT. 3/1 7:00AM-2:00PM FURNITURE,BEDDING, SMALL APPLIANCES, FRAMES, BOOKS,BIKES, DISHES, LUGGAGE, A CAR AND MUCH MORE! Garage/ Yard Sales A NNUAL YARD SALE 3 FAMILIES, 2618 SE 38TH TRAIL T.C.I., FEB. 27TH AND 28TH, 8 TO 3, TOOLS, BOOKS, CLOTHING, HH ITEMS, ELECTRONICS. OKEECHOBEE, Friday & Saturday, Feb. 28th & March 1st. 8am-1pm. 2581 S.E. 25 Dr. Lots of Miscellaneous Items. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Garage/ Yard SalesWe Buy Estates Antiques, Collectibles, Household, Tools, Jewelry and etc. Call 863-697-8906 Employment Full TimeMaintenance Person for full and part time positions. Knowledgeable of plumbing, electrical, aluminum fabricating, golf course and equipment, swimming pool. Willing to learn water and sewer plant operations. All employees will have background check. Please call 863-532-1766 Washington County School Program At Okeechobee Youth Development Center ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY MATH TEACHER (Grades 6-12) (This school is located in a Department of Juvenile Justice Facility)Position requirements are detailed at website: Go to http://www.wcsdschools.com Go to Administrative Services and click on Job Announcements Create an account with a username and password, unless you have already completed this process. Complete your application for a CERTIFIED POSITION and attach a resume, etc. Then, you MUST APPLY for this position.APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAR. 7th, 2014 (midnight)“Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants as well as employee” “Pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, random ( tness for duty) and follow-up drug testing will be implemented as per the School Board’s “Drug Free Workplace Policy” An Equal Opportunity Employer CLASS A -CDL DRIVER must have DOT medical, drug free & clean driving history. 2.5 yrs. tanker endorsement. Call 863.467-9800. M-F 9:00 to 4:00. EXPERIENCED ONLY, Electrician, Clean D/L, drug free work place, if you do not want to work do not apply. Bass Electric 2801 SW 3rd Terrace, Okeechobee. (863)467-8705 Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Employment Full TimeCAREGIVER NEEDED: Evenings & Weekends. $8 an hour. Must have good driving record. Experience, level 2 background check required. (863)467-0627 DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Experienced Breakfast and Lunch Cook Alice’s Restaurant at the Brighton Indian Reservation. Apply in person. Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Employment Full Time LOCAL & REGIONAL DRIVERSCall Cassie at (800) 741-6500 or apply online www.walpoleinc.com Class A company CDL EOE/DFWP• minimum of 2 years driving experience • clean driving record Our package includes: 401K, paid training, safety bonuses, paid vacations professi onal un iforms, uniform cleaning service, boot program & more!MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN$13/hr + industry leading bene ts! The GEO Group, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of correctional, detention and community re-entry services. We seek an experienced Maintenance Technician for the South Bay Correctional Facility to perform general maintenance work. Candidates must have HS diploma/GED, at least 5 yrs general maintenance experience. Knowledge of maintenance techniques and procedures, including the ability to interpret electrical prints, diagrams, schematics and to make arithmetic calculations required. To apply, visit us online:www.jobs.geogroup.com (Search by “South Bay”)Equal Opportunity Employer Employment Full TimeWe are immediately hiring experienced carpenters & nishers for a concrete construction project. Please contact Doug Creel at 305-970-9868. Employment Part TimeCLEANING CREWLooking for 2 person cleaning crew for a large ranch house in NW Okeechobee County. Work 4 6 hrs 1 day every other week M-F. Please contact 561-395-2600 ask for John Luce or Don Baker. Faith Academy is accepting Applications for a substitute teacher part-time position. Ability to transfer spiritually and academically into the lives of young children. Call 863-763-8800. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad 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. ExcavationLESLIE SUMMERFORD EXCAVATING LLC. Call us for your excavation needs; land clearing ponds, hauling of ll dirt, shell, millings (when available) transportation of heavy equipment. Call Leslie for excavation needs. (863)763-9330 or (863)634-7659. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Barns Sheds & L awn ItemsWOOLEY SHED 8X10, METAL ROOF, SIDING, WIRED AND AIR CONDITIONED, INSULATED 863-447-0752 Miscellaneous2 CEMETERY PLOTS /LOTS FOR SALE AT EVERGREEN CEMETERY FOR MORE INFO CALL 697-9511 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 ApartmentsOKEE 2br. 1 1/2ba. Large Town House In Town, Very clean, W/D $700 mo, 1st, last & sec. Yearly Lease 863-697-1129 Condos/Townhouses RentTaylor Creek Condo2BR/1BA, furnished, boat dockage, pool & water included, totally new kitchen & bath,$800/month + 1 month security. Call (863)658-4264 or (305)360-9901 Houses RentADORABLE: In Town, 2BR, 2BA, Washer & Dryer, Porch. Lawn Service. Non Smoking. Small pet okay. $800 mo. 1st, last & $800 sec. (941) 504-3954 ADORABLE: In Town, 2BR, 2BA, W/D Hoo k up, Lawn Service. Non Smoking. Small pet okay. $800 mo. 1st, last & $800 sec. (941) 504-3954 NICE 3 BDRM, CAN BE 4 BDRM, 1 BATH HOUSE IN DIXIE RANCH. NO PETS. FIRST, LAST & SECURITY $800.00 A MONTH 863-634-2820 Office Space Rent “Next to Court House” Commercial Space 500 SF and up First month rent free 863-467-0651 Waterfront RentalsBEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED 2BD/3BA, ON RIM CANAL WITH A BOAT DOCK, AVAIL. MARCH 1ST CALL 239-246-6301 Houses SaleBUY THE HOUSE... GET THE CAR FOR FREE!!! Canal Point 3BR, 2BA, Laundry Room, 10x10 Shed, New Carpet & Vinyl throughout. Very clean. Includes 2005 Ford Explorer in great condition. Nice neighborhood, 2 blocks from Lake Okeechobee. $99,000 Call 561-385-4307 for additional information. No Brokers Please. The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. 14 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014

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Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2013-CA-000175 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CRAIG BARNES, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2014, and entered in Case No. 47-2013CA-000175 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, sucLand SaleBEAUTIFUL TROPICAL TREES, FLOWERING VEG., EXOTIC BIRDS W/A NICE WATERSHED. A REAL SHANGRI LA YOU’LL LOVE IT. A RETIREMENT PARADISE 2 1/4 ACRES. HENRY 863-532-8226 DIXIE RANCH ACRES 1 1/4 ACRES $10,900.00 OWNER FINANCING $700.00 DOWN. CALL 863-763-6358 Lots SaleFOR SALE BY OWNER. BEAUTIFUL LOT ADJOINING THE GOLF COURSE IN THE OAKS OF BLUE HERON. PRICED TO SELL $22,500.00 CALL 863-634-2820 LARGE FENCED LOT IN TREASURE ISLAND. HAS OAK TREES & PAD FOR MOBILE HOME OR BUILD A HOME. $14,500.00 CALL 863-634-2820 Mobile Home RentFORT DRUM 5 acres, small pond/creek, 3BR, 2BA Trailer, Deposit required Rent $850/mo. (772) 464-9226 Mobile homes for rent 3br 1ba, all utilities included, older unit with addition $650/mo $500/sec. Also Small Travel trailer 1br suitable for 1-2 people all utilites included $450/mo Call 863-697-0214 NICE CLEAN Newly Renovated 1bd & 1bd home in nice quiet park, small dog okay, Security required. 239-246-6301 Mobile HomeSale12X72 MH 3BR/2BA, FL. ROOM, LRG. STORAGE AREA, COVERED DRIVE WAY, W/ALL APPLIANCES, FOUR ACRE PARK 55+, NO PETS MUST SELL MOVING NORTH $10,000.00 863-532-9124 2BD/2FULL BATH, ALL LG. APPLIANCES AND FURNITURE STAYS (OAK), 55 AND OLDER COMMUNITY, SEMIPRIVATE YARD, RIVER BEND MOBILE HOME PARK $14,000.00 CALL 863-763-3854 Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Mobile HomeSale Palm Harbor Homes 2014 models are here! $8,500 Pre Construction Savings. Call John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details. Campers/RVs27FT. RV WITH 10X20 FLORIDA ROOM, 10X22 CARPORT, FURNISHED, GOOD CONDITION. 55 & OLDER PARK, $6,000.00 LOW LOT RENT CALL 937-307-8884 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot Call 941-347-7171 Marine Accessories2004 JOHNSON 30 HORSE POWER LONG SHAFT + TILT, LOW HOURS $1,800.00 606-585-6389 Autos WantedCASH FOR CARS No Title Needed, Any Condition. 268junk.com Located in Okeechobee Call (863)268-5865 Pickup TrucksFORD 2008 F450 SUPERDUTY, 6.4L V8 TURBO CHARGE DIESEL DUALLY, LARIAT PACKAGE INTERIOR, BED ROLL TOP & 5TH WHEEL HITCH CALL 217-821-6864 Public Notice PUBLIC NOTICE: Cellco Partnership and its controlled af liates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wir eless) proposes to build a 250 foot Self-Support Lattice Communications Tower installation. Anticipated lighting application is medium intensity dual red/white strobes. The Site location is 16974 NW 284th Street, Okeechobee, Okeechobee County, FL 34972, 27-30-15 N Latitude, 80-59-55 W Longitude. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form 854) ling number is A0891737. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS Interested persons may review the application (www.fcc.gov/asr/applications) by entering the ling number. Environmental concerns may be raised by ling a Request for Environmental Review (www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest) and online lings are strongly encouraged. The mailing address to le a paper copy is: FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. HISTORIC PROPERTIES EFFECTS Public comments regarding potential effects on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: EnviroDesign Associates, Inc. Scot Wehmeyer, P.G. MBA, 298 Pineapple Grove Way, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (561) 274-6500 x104, sew@envdesign.com 462543 ON 2/26/2014 Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 2009-000431-CA US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE SUCCESSOR-ININTEREST TO BAND OF AMERICA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-11 Plaintiff, VS. DAVID COMBS, LORI COMBS UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID COMBS, 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 SPOUSES HEIRS DEVISEES GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, CONNERS GABLES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., JOHN DOE N/K/A SEAN WILLIAMS, JANE DOE N/K/A LISA WILLIAMS, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on December 2, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida described as: A PORTION OF LOTS 7-16, BLOCK 16 OF THE SUBDIVISION ENTITLED “A REVISED AND ADDITION TO PLAT OF CONNERS GABLES”, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PORTION BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, OF SAID BLOCK 16; THENCE, NORTH 53 54’ 53” WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 16, A DISTANCE OF 1061.00 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED PARCEL. THENCE, CONTINUE NORTH 53 54’ 53” WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 16, A DISTANCE OF 77.00 FEET, THENCE, SOUTH 36 05’ 07 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET, TO THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 16; THENCE, SOUTH 53 54’ 53” EAST, ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 77.00 FEET; THENCE, NORTH 36 05’ 07 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. and commonly known as: 3760 SE 12TH DRIVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 ; including the building, appurtenances, and xtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida, on March 26, 2014 at 11am. Any persons 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 3rd day of December, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Sharon Robertson BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 458534 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000148CAAXMX SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff VS. RONEN DOLBERG, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment dated January 28, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 13000148CAAXMX, in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST BANK is the Plaintiff, and RONEN DOLBERG, et al., are the Defendants, Okeechobee County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida, described as: LOT 38 OF THE PLAT OF SUNDANCE TRAILS RANCH, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7 PAGE 69, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room, Second Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 N.W. Third Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 at 11:00 AM, on the 26th day of March, 2014. 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: January 30, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Okeechobee County Clerk of Court BY: Sandra L. Creeed: J Deputy ClerkIf 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.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. 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 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. 461553 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 47-2012-CA-000335 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING; LLC, Plaintiff, VS. MITCHELL A. COPE, MARIA JOVITA COPE, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure led November 20, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 47-2012CA-000335 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Okeechobee, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 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 19th day of March 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 41, of Tropical Acres, an unrecorded subdivision, lying in Section 12, Township 37 South, Range 34 East, Okeechobee County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Tract 41: From the Northeast corner of Section 12, Township 37 South, Range 34 East, run thence North 89 40’ West along the section line for a distance of 3,960.00 feet for Point of Beginning; Thence South 0 08’ West parallel to the East boundary line of said Section 12, a distance of 660.0 feet; thence North 89 40’ West parallel to the North boundary line of Section 12, a distance of 274.0 feet; thence North 5417’ West a distance of 34.37 feet; thence North 4414’ West a distance of 40.0 feet; thence North 008’ East parallel to the East boundary line of Section 12, a distance of 611.7 feet to a point on the North boundary line of Section 12; thence South 8940’ East along section line a distance of 330.0 feet to Point of Beginning. All in Section 12, Township 37 South, Range 34 East, Okeechobee County, Florida. Together with a Mobile Home located thereon 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 3rd day of February 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 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 711.461523 ON 2/19,26/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2013-CA-320 BRITTON DWAYNE HARRIS and MARLENE CURLEY Plaintiffs, v. WILLIAM MAGGIACOMO, a/k/a WILLIAM P. MAGGIACOMO, a/k/a WILLIAM ORLANDO MAGGIACOMO, DECEASED, CHERYL E. MAGGIACOMO, HIS SPOUSE, TONYA HARRIS, HIS DAUGHTER AND HEIR, AND ALL OTHER UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DECEASED DEFENDANT AND SUCH OF THE UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS AS MAY BE INFANTS, INCOMPETENTS OR OTHERWISE NOT SUI JURIS, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment dated February 12, 2014, and entered in Case No. 2013-CA-320 of the Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein, BRITTON DWAYNE HARRIS and MARLENE CURLEY are the Plaintiffs, and WILLIAM MAGGIACOMO, a/k/a WILLIAM P. MAGGIACOMO, a/k/a WILLIAM ORLANDO MAGGIACOMO, DECEASED, CHERYL E. MAGGIACOMO, HIS SPOUSE, TONYA HARRIS, HIS DAUGHTER AND HEIR, AND ALL OTHER UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DECEASED DEFENDANT AND SUCH OF THE UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS AS MAY BE INFANTS, INCOMPETENTS OR OTHERWISE NOT SUI JURIS, ET AL. Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N. W. 3rd STREET, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, SECOND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972, at 11:00 A.M. on the 26th day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 37, PIONEER ESTATES, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 15 THROUGH 17, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1984, SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME; ID NO. SSMFLAB70664; MAKE BEAC; 66’ IN LENGTH; TITLE NO. 18053532 LOCATED ON THE ABOVE CAPTIONED 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 FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Notice 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. Dated February 13, 2014 CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT SHARON ROBERTSON BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 462621 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice 15 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 47-2011-CA-000185-CAAX-MX U.S. BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF HOME IMPROVEMENT AND HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1998-B BY GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, AS SERVICER WITH DELEGATED AUTHORITY UNDER THE TRANSACTION DOCUMENTS, Plaintiff, VS. LISA H. SARCINELLO, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF CONNIE LOZINSKI A/K/A CONNIE AMIDON A/K/A CONSTANCE LOZINSKI A/K/A CONSTANCE AMIDON, DECEASED; THE ESTATE OF CONNIE LOZINSKI A/K/A CONNIE AMIDON A/K/A CONSTANCE LOZINSKI A/K/A CONSTANCE AMIDON, DECEASED; LISA H. SARCINELLO, HEIR; FRANCIS SARCINELLO A/K/A FRANK J. SARCINELLO, HEIR; VICTORIA L. SABISTON, HEIR; ALBERT F. SABISTON, HEIR; JAMES J. SABISTON, HEIR; ROBIN BRACH, HEIR; KAREN AMIDON, HEIR; JANET AMIDON, HEIR; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Okeechobee County, Florida, described as: LOT 19, UNIT 1, OF TREASURE ISLAND, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 24, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room of the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee, FL 34972 at 11:00 A.M., on March 19, 2014. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 3rd day of February, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Law Of ces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff NOTICEIf 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 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. 461525 ON 2/19,26/2014 cessor by merger to National City Bank, successor by merger to Harbor Federal Savings Bank, is the Plaintiff and Craig Barnes, Tenant # 1, Tenant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Craig Barnes, are defendants, the Okeechobee County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on 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 26th day of March 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: THE EAST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF TRACT 11, SECTION 23, IN THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 3 THRU 3E, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS: A 2006 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICATION NUMBER(S) GMHGA40633916A AND GMHGA40633916B AND TITLE NUMBER(S) 0096397671 AND 0096398694 A/K/A 17026 NW 284TH ST OKEECHOBEE FL 34972-5622 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 7TH day of February, 2014. 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 TS 014608F01 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. 462440 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2013-CP-98 IN RE: ESTATE OF VERNON C. CONNER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Vernon C. Conner deceased whose date of death was May 22, 2013 and whose social security number is 193-09-4353, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Probate Division, the address of which is 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972. All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Administration 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 the 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 PROBATE CODE 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 date of rst publication of this Notice is February 19, 2014. Dated this 14th day of February, 2014. Jack L. Boggs Personal Representative Attorney for Personal Representative: Devin R. Maxwell Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No. 172693 eservice@maxwellandmaxwell.net dmaxwell@maxwellandmaxwell.net Maxwell & Maxwell, P.A. 405 NW 3rd Street Okeechobee, FL 34972 Telephone: (863) 763-1119 462207 ON 2/19,26/2014 Okeechobee County NOTICE OF PUBLIC INPUT Sports Complex Okeechobee County will conduct a public meeting to discuss capital improvements for the Sports Complex. The sole purpose of this meeting will be to discuss a $200,000 application for a Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant to help nance improvements at the park. The meeting will be conducted at the following date, time and location: Day : Wednesday Date: 2/26/2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Okeechobee Civic Center 1750 Highway 98 North Okeechobee, FL 34972 462616 ON 2/26/2014 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it?

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Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000443CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff VS. BOBBY J. LAYMAN A/K/A BOBBY J. LAYMAN JR., et. al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: BOBBY J. LAYMAN A/K/A BOBBY J. LAYMAN JR. ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 16349 NW 32ND AVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 UNKNOWN TENANT #1 ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 16349 NW 32ND AVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 UNKNOWN TENANT #2 ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 16349 NW 32ND AVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown name Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris.YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property to-wit: PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 30 AND PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FROM THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 30, RUN NORTH ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 30 A DISTANCE OF 192.27 FEET TO THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SECTION SR S-68, THENCE RUN SOUTH 81 51’ 41” EAST LONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 1.01 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 09’ 11” WEST A DISTANCE 330 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 50’ 49” WEST A DISTANCE OF 205 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 50’ 49” EAST A DISTANCE OF 205 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO KNOWN AS THE SOUTH 205 FEET OF LOT 5, OF AN UNRECORDED PLAT OF ROBERT B. EDWARDS SUBDIVISION. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1997 HERITAGE LEGACY MOBILE HOME BEARING THE VINS FLFLT79Al2833HE31 AND FLFLT79B12833HE31 more commonly known as: 16349 NW 32ND AVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972 This action has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on the Plaintiff’s attorney, FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC, whose address is 601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690, Clearwater, FL 33755, on or before 30 days after date of rst publication, and le the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 6th day of Feb., 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Court OKEECHOBEE County, Florida BY: Arlene Nealis Deputy Clerk 461782 ON 2/19,26/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2009 CA 000450 Green Tree Servicing, LLC Plaintiff, -VS.Andrew J. Galletto and Sandra E. Galletto, Husband and Wife; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; 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 dated November 22, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2009 CA 000450 of the Circuit court of the 19th Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein Green Tree Servicing, LLC, Plaintiff and Andrew J. Galletto and Sandra E. Galletto, Husband and 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 March 26 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 25, BLOCK 3, DIXIE RANCH ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 33, 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 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. 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 to 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 de habla, llame at 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 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.Sharon Robertson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk of Court 458536 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000504 GENWORTH FINANCIAL HOME EQUITY ACCESS, INC., FORMERLY KNOWN AS LIBERTY REVERSE MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, VS. GEORGE MARSHALL JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. MARSHALL JR., JOHN J. MARSHALL, BERNICE MARSHALL, JERALD G BALL, JAMES E. CASH, JR., UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF GEORGE W MARSHALL, SR. A/K/A GEORGE WASHINGTON MARSHALL, SR., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY -INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (DEFAULTED), CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A., ANTHONY FLEGO, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, THELMA MARSHALL BALL F/K/A THELMA M. BALL F/K/A THELMA M. CASH, GEORGIA MARSHALL PRICE, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THELMA MARSHALL BALL F/K/A THELMA M. BALL F/K/A THELMA M. CASH, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GEORGE MARSHALL JR. A/K/A GEORGE W. MARSHALL JR., UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN J. MARSHALL N/K/A MARY ANN MARSHALL, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BERNICE MARSHALL N/K/A REFUSED, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GEORGIA MARSHALL PRICE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GEORGE W MARSHALL, SR. A/K/A GEORGE WASHINGTON MARSHALL, SR.,, any and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under, and against George W. Marshall, Sr. a/k/a George Washington Marshall, Sr, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure led January 27. 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 2012-CA-000504 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Okeechobee, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 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 19th day of March 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 41, less the East 15 feet thereof, TREASURE ISLAND UNIT NO. 7, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, of the 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 3rd day of February, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy ClerkIf 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 Collie 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. 461535 ON 2/19,26/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 472011CA000317CAAXMX PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, VS. ALTON RHOOMS, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated February 7, 2014, and entered in Case No. 472011CA000317CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and ALTON RHOOMS, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at OKEECHOBEE County Judicial Center, Second Floor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 19th day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 29, EAGLE POINT, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAY THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 97 AND 98, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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 at Okeechobee, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Florida, this 12th day of February, 2014. Sharon Robertson Clerk of said Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech As Deputy Clerk PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 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 seven (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 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. 462333 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Public Notice Shop here first! The classified ads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 47-2012-CA-000469-CAA-XMX FV-I, INC. IN TRUST FOR MORGAN STANLEY MORTGAGE CAPITAL HOLDINGS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. RODOLFO MARTINEZ, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the cause pending in the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, Case No. 16-2012CA-000469-CAA-XMX, in which FV-I, INC. IN TRUST FOR MORGAN STANLEY MORTGAGE CAPITAL HOLDINGS, LLC, is Plaintiff, and Rodolfo Martinez and Mary Katie Martinez, Defendants, and any 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, the Clerk will sell the following described property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEE, COUNTY, FLORIDA, RUN THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 32’15” EAST ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 15 FOR A DISTANCE OF 2970.00 FEET; THENCE RUN EAST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 15 FOR A DISTANCE OF 1107.45 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 201 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 32’15” WEST PARALLEL WITH THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 15 FOR A DISTANCE OF 264 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 201 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 32’15 EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 264 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 36 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1995 FLEE MOBILE HOME, VIN #FLFLR70A22624SK AND VIN #FLFLR70B22624SK. A/K/A: 9965 NE 7th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Together with an undivided percentage interest in the common elements pertaining thereto at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash at 11:00 am on the 26th day of March, 2014 at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 2nd Floor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 North West 3rd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972. Any person claiming 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 13th day of February, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk CAMERON H. P WHITE Florida Bar No.: 021343 cwhite@southmilhausen.com JASON R. HAWKINS Florida Bar No.: 11925 jhawkins@southmilhausen.com LINDSEY M. DAVIS Florida Bar. No.: 0065711 ldavis@southmilhausen.com 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1200, Orlando, Florida 32801 Telephone: (407) 539-1638 Facsimile: (407) 539-2679 Attorneys for PlaintiffIf 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. 462425 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 47-2010-CA-000075 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. MARIANO MEDRANO, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on November 18, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida described as: LOT 26, BLOCK 48, BASSWOOD, UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 49, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2579 NW 33RD AVENUE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34972; including the building, appurtenances, and xtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida on March 19, 2014 at 11 am. Any persons 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 19th day of November, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Sharon Robertson BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk Robert L. McDonald (813) 229-0900 x1317 Kass Shuler, P.A. P.O. Box 800 Tampa, FL 33601-0800 ForeclosureService@kasslaw.com 457716 ON 2/19,26/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-CP-18 IN RE: ESTATE OF OSCAR LEWIS DANIEL, II IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2013-CP-139 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROSARIO C. URBINO Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Rosario C. Urbino, deceased, whose date of death was May 10, 2013 and whose social security number is 565-65-6223, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, 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 estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Administration 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 the 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 PROBATE CODE 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 date of rst publication of this Notice is February 19, 2014. Dated this 14th day of February, 2014. Maria Luisa Urbino Gutierrez Personal Representative Attorney for Personal Representative: Devin R. Maxwell Attorney for Personal Representative: Florida Bar No. 172693 eservice@maxwellandmaxwell.net dmaxwell@maxwellandmaxwell.net Maxwell & Maxwell, P.A. 405 NW 3rd Street Okeechobee, FL 34972 Telephone: (863) 763-1119 462227 ON 2/19,26/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2013CP169 IN RE: ESTATE OF DAVID JOE BRYANT, Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DAVID JOE BRYANT, deceased, whose date of death was July 12, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 312 Northwest 3rd Street, Okeechobee, FL 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 the their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 2014-CP-08 In Re: Estate of JAMES DORN PHILLIPS, JR. a/k/a JAMES DORN PHILLIPS a/k/a JAMES D. PHILLIPS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate o f JAMES DORN PHILLIPS, JR. a/k/a JAMES DORN PHILLIPS a/k/a JAMES D. PHILLIPS deceased, whose date of death was December 2, 2013, and whose social security number is *****-4778, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address o f which is 312 N.W. 3rd Street, Suite 101, 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 the decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTE R THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COP Y 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 FLORID A PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVE R BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, AN Y CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS O R MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the rst publication o f this notice is February 19, 2014. Personal Representative: James Dorn Phillips 817 S.E. 14th Street Okeechobee, Florida 34974 Attorney for Personal Representative: CONELY & CONELY, P.A. P.O. Drawer 1367 Okeechobee, Florida 34973 Telephone: (863) 763-3825 Facsimile: (863) 763-6856 Primary E-mail Address: tconely@conelyandconely.com Secondary 1 E-Mail Address: blanier@conelyandconely.com Secondary 2 E-Mail Address service@conelyandconely.com BY: Tom W. Conely, III Florida Bar No. 096482 461786 ON 2/19,26/2014 a/k/a OSCAR LEWIS DANIEL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of OSCAR LEWIS DANIEL, II a/k/a OSCAR LEWIS DANIEL, deceased, whose date of death was January 8, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 312 N.W. 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 ON OR BEFORE 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 PROBATE CODE 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 date of rst publication of this notice is February 26, 2014. Personal Representative: Teresa Lynn Daniel 3224 S.W. 67th Drive Okeechobee, Florida 34974 Kimberly L. Sapp SWAINE & HARRIS, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative401 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Telephone: 863.465.2811 Florida Bar No. 080829 Primary E-Mail: kim@heartlandlaw.com Secondary Email: of celp@heartlandlaw.com 462394 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 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 FLORID A PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVE R BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, AN Y CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS O R MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is February 26th, 2014. Personal Representative: JUDITH WINCHESTE R 5806 US Hwy 441, SE Okeechobee, FL 34974 Attorney for Personal Representative: RODOLFO SUAREZ, JR., ESQ. Attorney for Judith Winchester Florida Bar Number: 013201 2950 SW 27 Avenue, Ste 300 Miami, FL 33133 Telephone: (305) 448-4244 Fax: (305) 448-4211 462620 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 leads you to the best products and services.READING A NEWSPAPER...

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Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2013-CA-000163 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOAQUIN D. DOMINGUEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2014, and entered in Case No. 47-2013-CA-000163 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, successor by merger to National City Bank, successor by merger to Harbor Federal Savings Bank, is the Plaintiff and Joaquin D. Dominguez also known as Joaquin Dominguez, Ma Dominguez also known as Ma G. Dominguez, Tenant # 1 also known as JESSIE FUTCH, Tenant # 2 also known as VIRGINIA WINDOM, The Unknown Spouse of Joaquin D. Dominguez also known as Joaquin Dominguez, are defendants, the Okeechobee County Clerk of the Circuit Court 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 26th day of March 201,4 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 7,TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST, RUN THENCE EAST ALONG THE 1/2 SECTION LINE FOR A DISTANCE OF 690.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 947.50 THENCE RUN SOUTH 85 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 996.00 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 264.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WEST R/W LINE OF ALTMAN ROAD, THENCE RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST R/W LINE OF SAID ALTMAN ROAD FOR A DISTANCE OF 135.00 FEET THENCE RUN NORTH 85 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 264.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 135.00 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF THE S 1/2 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH,RANGE 35 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS: A 2006 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICATION NUMBER(S) GMHGA40533666A AND GMHGA40533666B AND TITLE NUMBER(S) 95772093 AND 95772414 A/K/A 2093 NW 42ND AVE OKEECHOBEE FL 34972-8891 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 12th day of February, 2014. 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 TS 014605F01 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. 462443 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 472011CA000391CAAXMX PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, VS. MANUEL FERNANDEZ A/K/A MANUEL E. FERNANDEZ A/K/A MANUEL ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated February 7, 2014, and entered in Case No. 472011 CA000391 CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and MANUEL FERNANDEZ A/K/A MANUEL E. FERNANDEZ A/K/A MANUEL ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at OKEECHOBEE County Judicial Center, Second Floor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, FL 34972, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 19th day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Being a parcel of land lying in Section 15, Township 37 South, Range 36 East, Okeechobee County, Florida, being described as Lot 86, A Spot-In-The-Sun, Unit 11, an unrecorded subdivision, as shown on a survey by Leon H. Willis, RLS Florida Certi cate No. 1358, dated March 22, 1972, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 15, thence bear S 89 degrees 59 minutes 32 seconds E along the north line of said Section 15, for a distance of 2204.81 feet to the Intersection with the west boundary line of said A-Spot-In-The-Sun subdivision, Unit No. 11; thence bear 800 degrees 32 minutes 15 seconds E, along said west boundary line, for a distance of 1989.04 feet to a point; thence bear N 86 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds E for a distance of 159.16 feet to the point-of-beginning; thence continue N 86 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds E for a distance of 207.00 feet to a point; thence bear N 20 degrees 49 minutes 53 seconds W for a distance of 177.78 feet to the southeast corner of the south right-of-way line marking the end of the right-of-way line of NE 11 th Court; thence bear S 86 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds W, along said south right-of-way line of N.E. 11 th court, for a distance of 50.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 27 degrees 52 minutes 41 seconds W for a distance of 199.81 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. TOGETHER WITH A 2005, HOMES OF MERIT, DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN #’S FLHML3B155729162A & FLHML3B155729162B Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the s pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Okeechobee, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Florida, this 12th day of February, 2014. Sharon Robertson Clerk of said Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech As Deputy Clerk PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 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 seven (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 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. 462342 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORID A Case No: 2012-CA-417 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, successor in interest to Colonial Bank by acquisition of assets from the FDIC as Receiver for Colonial Bank, successor in Interest to Palm Beach National Bank & Trust Company, Plaintiff, v. SUPER STOP PETROLEUM INC.; the CITY OF OKEECHOBEE; and FARM STORES, INC., Defendant(s). RE-NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment entered on April 10, 2013, in the above-captioned action, and the Order Resetting Property for Sale entered on December 3, 2013, the Okeechobee County, Florida Clerk of Courts will sell the property situated in Ok eechobee County, Florida: Exhibit “A” BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK “K”, CITY OF OKEECHOBEE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 5, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 18 49’ 45” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 179.50 FEET TO A POINT O N THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF LOT “R”, BLOCK 252, CITY OF OKEECHOBEE, ACCORDING THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 4, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT “R”, A DISTANCE OF 106.98 FEET TO A POINT LYING EAST, A DISTANCE OF 135 FEET FROM THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT “R”; THENCE RUN NORTH A DISTANCE OF 312.03 FEET TO A POINT OF INTERSECTION ON THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD 70 (NORTH PARK STREET) AS NOW MAINTAINED AND LOCATED; THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 50’ ‘47” EAST ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD 70 (NORTH PARK STREET) AS NOW MAINTAINED AND LOCATED A DISTA NCE OF 165.61 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST BOUNDARY OF BLOCK “K”, CITY OF OKEECHOBEE, AS AFORESAID; THENCE RUN SOUTH ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID BLOCK “K” A DISTANCE OF 135.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH: All of Super Stop Petroleum Inc’s (“Debtor”) property rights of any kind whatsoever, whether now existing or hereafter acqui red, together with increases, substitutions thereto and all replacements thereof, additions and accessions thereto and the proceeds and products thereof, whe ther real, personal, mixed or otherwise, and whether tangible or intangible, secured by that certain real property or any part thereof located in Okeechobee County, Florida described above (the “Property”). All buildings and improvements of every kind and description now or hereafter located upon the Property. All and singular, the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining, and the rev ersion or reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and pro ts thereof’ and also all the estate, title, interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever of Debtor, of, in and to the same and of, in and every part of parcel thereof. All right, title and interest of Debtor, if any, in and to the land lying in the bed of any street, road or avenue, opened o r proposed, in front of or adjoining the Property to the center line thereof. All easements, rights-of-way, cores of land, ways, alleys, passages, sewer rights, waters, water courses, water rights and p owers, riparian and littoral rights, mineral, soil, crops, trees, timber, docks and dockage rights, and all estate, rights, titles, interests privileges and liberti es of any nature whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or pertaining to the Property. All xtures, equipment, inventory, and articles of personal property now or at any time hereafter attached to or used in any way in connection with the use, operation and occupation of the building erected on the Propert y or any part thereof as residences, apartments, furnished apart ments, of ces, warehouses, or otherwise (hereinafter called “equipment”) such equipment including but without being limited to all equipment, wall-to-wall ca rpet, stoves, ranges, refrigerators, and other electric equipment, heating, lighting and plumbing xtures and used at any time in the operation, use and occupation of any of the buildings on the Property and dynamos, motors, furnaces, vacuum cleaning systems, re prevention and extinguishing apparatus, cooling systems, at any time used in or about or upon the Property, except personal property, if any, belonging to others than Debtor, located on the Property, any and all nursery, landscaping or shrubbing inventory and equipment located on the Property, it-being understood and agreed, however, that any renewal, replaceme nt or substitution of any and all such equipment shall be purchased by Debtor and when paid for be owned by it; and all of the right, title and interest of Debtor in and to the equipment which may be subject to any retention or security agreement superior in lien to the lien of the mortgage or other security instrument, except in all instances, any furniture, xtures and equipment as described above which is the personal property of and owned by any of the tenants of the Property. Any and all awards or payments, including interest thereon, and the right to receive the same, which may be made with respect t o the Property as a result of (a) the exercise of the right of eminent domain, (b) the alteration of the grade of any street, or (c) any other injury to or d ecrease in the value of the Property, to the extent of all amounts which may be secured at the date of receipt of any such award or payment by bank, and of the reaso nable attorneys’ fees, costs and disbursements, incurred by bank in connection with the collection of such award or payment. All building materials that may be placed on the Property and all bonuses ‘and royalties on the Property and further, all re nts, royalties, pro ts, revenues, incomes and other bene ts arising from the use or enjoyment of the Property or from any contract pertaining to such use or enjoyment All leases and contracts for sale now and hereafter entered into involving the Property or any part thereof; and all right, title and interest or Debtor thereunder, including, without limitation, cash or securities deposited thereunder to secure obligations All of Debtor’s right, title and interest in all leases of equipment permitted hereunder if any, and in said leased equipmen t All right, title and interest of Debtor to plans and speci cations, designs, drawings and other matters prepared for any construction on the Property. All good will, trademarks, trade names, option rights, purchase contracts, books and records and general intangibles of Debt or relating to the Property, all licenses or permits in connection with the construction on or operation of the Property; all accounts, instruments, chattel paper and other rights of Debtor for payment of money for property sold or loaned, for services rendered, for money loaned, or for advances or deposits made and any other intangible property of Debtor related to the Property; all accounts notes and contr act rights of the Debtor, whether now existing or hereafter acquired, all chattel paper and instruments, whether now existing or hereafter acquired, evidencing any obligations to Debtor for payment of goods sold or leased or services rendered; all interest of the Debtor in any goods, the sale or lease of which shall have given or shall give rise to any of the foregoing all as may b e more particularly de ned in Florida Statutes Chapter 673 or at common law; and all proceeds of any of the foregoing. All rights of Debtor under all contracts now or hereafter made with any provider of goods or services for or in connection w ith construction undertaken on, or services performed or to be performed in connection with the Property, including any architect’s agreement and the construction contract which have been entered into by Debtor for the design and construction of the Property. All rights of Debtor as seller or borrower under any agreement, contract, understanding or arrangement pursuant to which Deb tor has, with the consent of the bank, obtained the agreement of any person to pay or disburse any money for Debtor’s sale (or borrowing on the security of) the Property or any part thereof, (including any sale contracts) together with all deposits paid by purchasers under such sales contracts which are bein g held in escrow pending dosing of such sales. All insurance policies now or hereafter in effect with respect to the Property, or any portion thereof, any unearned premiums t hereon, and all proceeds thereof. All of the water, sanitary and storm sewer systems now or hereafter owned by the Debtor which are now or hereafter located b y, over, and/or upon the Property or any part and parcel thereof and which water system includes all water mains, service laterals, hydrants, valves and appurtenances, and which sewer system includes all sanitary sewer lines, including mains, laterals, manholes and appurtenances. All paving for streets, roads, walkways or entrance wa ys now or hereafter owned by Debtor and which are now or hereafter locate d on the Property or any part or parcel thereof; provided that such matters shall be released upon a public dedication of such roads to any governmental muni cipality having jurisdiction. All of Debtor’s right, title and interest as seller in and to all agreements for the sale of the Property, or any part there of heretofore made and entered into, and in and to all sale agreements hereafter made entered into, by or on behalf of Debtor, together with all deposits and paymen ts in connection therewith, together with any and all receivables now or hereafter due Debtor with respect to such agreements. All of the right, title and interest of the Debtor in and to all unearned premiums accrued, accruing or to accrue under any, and all insurance policies now or hereafter provided pursuant to the terms of security agreements and all proceeds or sums payable for the loss of or damage to ( a) the Property or collateral described herein or (b) rents, revenues, income, pro ts or proceeds from service agreements or contracts, leases, franchises, concessions or licenses of or any part of the Property. All of Debtor’s interests in all utility security deposits or bonds on the Property or any part or parcel thereof and all re sidential units of density and water and sewer reservations and equivalent residential connections affecting or allocated to the Property. All other property or rights of Debtor of any kind or char acter related to the Property and all proceeds and products of any of the foregoing, all of the foregoing including such property whether now or hereafter existing or acquired. All permits, licenses, certi cates of use and occupancy (or their equivalent), zoning and governmental applications and approvals relating to the above-described real property and the impr ovements now or hereafter thereon. All agreements and contract rights, including the proceeds thereunder, now or hereinafter entered into or obtained in connec tion with the acquisition, development, construction, renovation, management, maintenance, sales, leasing or operation of the Property, and the Improvements no w or hereafter thereon; any and all development and construction contracts, engineering, architectural and surveying agreements, purchase and sales con tacts, utilities agreements and rights, maintenance and service contracts, ctitious names and tradenames, warrantees and guarantees, personal property and leases therefore, which pertain or relate in any manner to the Property or any portion thereof; and the improvements now or hereafter thereon, or to th e ownership or operation thereof; all material, payment and performance bonds and letters of credit obtained in connection with the Property and the imp rovements now or hereafter thereon. All bank accounts (excluding trust and agency accounts), including interest thereon, Letter(s) of Credit, deposits, cash, mo ney and all additions thereto and substitutions therefor and all cash proceeds thereof; delivered by Debtor to the bank. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room, Second Floor of the Okeechobee County Judicial C enter, located at 312 North West 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on March 26, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from any of the sales, if any, other than the property owner as of the date o f the lis pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in th is proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Corrie Johnson, ADA Coordi nator, 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.WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on December 12, 2013 SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Sandra L. Creech, Deputy Clerk 458795 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 17 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 47-2011-CA-000115 WELLS FARGO BANK., N.A.; Plaintiff, VS. MIGUEL HERNANDEZ A/K/A MIGUEL HENANDEZ, ET AL; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 3, 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 47-2011-CA-000115 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff and MIGUEL HERNANDEZ A/K/A MIGUEL HENANDEZ, ET AL; are defendant(s). The Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, second oor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 North West 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES, AT 11:00 AM, March 19, 2014 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 4, BLOCK 14, BASSWOOD INCORPORATED, UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 28, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 3455 NW 21ST AVE., 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 FILE A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 47-2011-CA-000235 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST INC., ASSETBACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WF2; Plaintiff, VS.ROBERT E. AKA ROBERT E. JENNINGS JR, MELODY R. JENNINGS, ET AL; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated FebIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION. CASE NO. 472009CA000368CAAXMX PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 2009CA000572 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., PLAINTIFF, V S. KEITH MCLAUGHLIN ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 29, 2012, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Okeechobee, Florida, on March 19, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center 2nd Floor, Jury Assembly Room 312 NW 3rd St., Okeechobee, FL 34972 for the following described property: LOT 90, PIONEER ESTATES UNIT 3, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1998 FLEETWOOD MODEL WAVERLY CREST MANUFACTURED HOME, #FLFLV70AB25754-WC314663 B, LOCATED ON SAID PROPERTY 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. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: February 7, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk of the Court 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, A DA Coordinator, 250 NW Countr y 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. 462312 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 CLAIM WITHIN 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 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. DATED at Okeechobee, Florida, this 13th day of February, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 462314 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 ruary 3, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 47-2011-CA-000235 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WF2, Plaintiff and ROBERT E. AKA ROBERT E. JENNINGS JR, MELODY R. JENNINGS, ET AL; are defendant(s). The Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, second oor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 North West 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES, AT 11:00 AM, March 19, 2014 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5, BLOCK 6, WRIGHT’S FIRST ADDITION TO OKEECHOBEE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 506 SOUTHEAST 11TH AVE., 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 FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 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 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. DATED at Okeechobee, Florida, this 13th day of February, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 462315 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 BY MERGER TO FIDELITY FEDERAL BANK & TRUST Plaintiff, vs. TRACY M. LAWRIE, et. al. Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated DECEMBER 2, 2013 and entered in 472009CA000368CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FIDELITY FEDERAL BANK & TRUST, is the Plaintiff and TRACY M. LAWRIE; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE; RICHARD LAWRIE A/K/A RICHARD G. LAWRIE 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 March 26 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE EAST 1/2 OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF TRACT 29 SECTION 12 TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH RANGE 33 EAST OF THE 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 13th day of January, 2014. 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; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 458533 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds

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18 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014 through the victim; through the east wall of the mobile home; through a cabinet; then, became lodged in the west wall of the home. The round was recovered. One of the witnesses, who was sitting on the porch with the victim and his friend, told the detective those two men were talking and laughing when the shooting occurred. The victim and the shooter are longtime friends “... who had worked together in Indiana for several years,” stated the detective’s report. Everyone at the hunting camp told the OCSO investigator the shooting was an accident and that the victim and his 68-yearold friend were “laughing and having a good time.” “No charges will be led,” the detective said Tuesday morning, Feb. 25. “The victim said it was horseplay and that accidents happen. He’s going to be OK.” The victim, 52, was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce where he underwent a surgical procedure and 13 inches of his small intestine was removed, added the report. Detective Shireman went on to add that the victim will likely be hospitalized for up to four weeks but is expected to make a full recovery. SHOOTINGContinued From Page 1 w ork with Governor Scott who is results oriented and has delivered proven results for Florida,” he added. Lt. Gov. Cantera said unemployment has dropped signi cantly in Florida to 6.2 percent and by 4percentage points in Okeechobee during Governor’s Scott’s term in of ce. He also spoke on a proposal to cut $500 million in taxes this year. The Scott Administration also wants to drop sales taxes on business rent and get government out of the w ay of business, so they can thrive. Economic council of cials said their key concern was to encourage small businesses to grow. Okeechobee County of cials were set on keeping local authority and stopping unfunded state mandates. School Superintendent Ken Kenworthy urged Lt. Governor Cantera to support a consistent and certain grading standard for the state schools. Keith Walpole asked for help to keep the child support enforcement of ce in Okeechobee. He suggested it would be a sacri ce for many Okeechobee families to have to drive to Fort Pierce to get assistance. A new report suggests 33 percent of child support owed Okeechobee parents, some $1.8 million, went uncollected in 2012. Many rural counties have the same problem w ith child support enforcement. Lt. Governor Cantera said he will look into the child support of ce closure that is proposed to see if he can help. “I’m sure the elected of cials have heard about this but to whatever extent I can be helpful I’d like to help because I’ve always liked to solve problems,” he noted. Representatives for State Senator Denise Grimsley and State Representative Dr. Cary Pigman w ere on hand to hear the input of the community leaders. County Commission Chairman Frank Irby urged support for more fresh water from Lake Okeechobee to be sent south to an improved ow way toward Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade County. He said the state could use the lands they own to be more productive. Many citizens agreed Lake Okeechobee gets a bad rap for all the pollution problems on the Treasure Coast when most of the time, most of the water there is their own. Others urged support for keeping Lake Okeechobee healthy due to its economic impacts on Okeechobee County. Lt. Governor Cantera had visited Martin County earlier on Friday and gotten an entirely different perspective on fresh water releases. “It can be frustrating when you deal with the federal government, but this issue is de nitely on the governor’s radar and we will try to nd a solution,” he offered. Lt. Governor Cantera is the rst Hispanic to be named his post in the state’s history and is the 19th Lt. Governor ever to be in ofce. He predicted Governor Scott will be reelected because voters will realize he’s given them a better economy, more jobs and a better state. “I don’t think (re-election) will be that difcult. When the voters see how the state has turned around from the previous governor, I think it’ll be an easy decision,” he said. CANTERAContinued From Page 1 Okeechobee News/ Katrina ElskenHistory comes aliveThe annual Battle of Okeechobee Re-Enactment included special presentations for area school children on Friday, and re-enactments open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. The festival featured horse rides for children, a vendor area, food, entertainment and an alligator show. The annual event is held on the site of the original battle, which is now a state park. Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyCounty Commissioner Ray Domer (right) got the ear of Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez Cantera (left) during Friday’s luncheon hosted by the Okeechobee Economic Council at IRSC.

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SEYMOUR, Attorney at Law 863-467-1894 An Aordable Way to Advertise! email: okeeadsales@newszap.com Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 47-2013-CA-000196 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, v. ELIZABETH SYLVESTER A/K/A ELIZABETH F. SYLVESTER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZABETH SYLVESTER A/K/A ELIZABETH F. SYLVESTER; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOROKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 472011CA000176CAXXXX T HE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-BC3, PLAINTIFF, V S. DORSENA D JOHNSON, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 5, 2013, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Okeechobee, Florida, on March 26, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 2nd Floor Jury Assembly Room -312 NW 3rd St., Okeechobee, FL 34972 for the following described property: THE FOLLOWING LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN COUNTY OF OKEECHOBEE STATE OF FLORIDA TO WIT: LOT 8, BLOCK 14, BET-HER ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 12, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published’s provided herein. DATED: 12/6/2013 SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Court BY: Sandra L. Creech 19 Okeechobee News February 26, 2014IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 47-2012-CA-000473 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF RENNIE L. MCCLEAD, DECEASED; DRAYTON KILPATRICK, JR.; ANN KILPATRICKAKIN; BRAD GUYTON MIMS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DRAYTON KILPATRICK, JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANN KILPATRICK-AKIN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRAD GUYTON MIMS; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF Deputy Clerk of the Court Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486If 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. 458538 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on January 28, 2014, in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida, described as: LOT 15, BLOCK J, CENTRAL PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 39, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1984 NOVA MOBILE HOME ATTACHED THERETO, HAVING VIN#E105055A, WHICH NOW HAS BEEN RETIRED. a/k/a 405 SE 7TH STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974-4489 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room on the Second Floor of the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, located at 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida, on March 26, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to le a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated at Okeechobee, Florida, this 30th day of January, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 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. 461541 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on January 28, 2014, in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida, described as: LOT 185, FIRST ADDITION TO OKEECHOBEE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 1401 SE 8TH AVE., OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974-5313 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room on the Second Floor of the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, located at 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida, on March 26, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to le a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated at Okeechobee, Florida, this 30th day of January, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Cler k 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; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 461552 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 READING A NEWSPAPER HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND THE WORLD AROUND YOU. 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