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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 105 No. 29 13.90 feetLast Year: 14.27 feet Lake Levels See page 4 for information about how to contact this newspaper.Teen hit by pickup truck ... Page 7 By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News Extensive damage was reported after a duplex re at 213 N.W. Fifth Ave. on Sunday afternoon, Okeechobee City Fire Chief Herb Smith reported. One engine and crew responded at approximately 1 p.m. and found re and smoke showing from the structure. "They noticed heavy ames coming from the front entrance and windows as well as heavy smoke," Chief Smith noted. Duplex suffers extensive re damage Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyA re in an duplex on N.W. Fifth Avenue is believed to have an electrical cause. See FIRE — Page 5 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News Shopping at home is much easier than ghting throngs of people at your favorite mall and door-to-door salespeople not only know this, they count on it. While there are honest door-to-door sales people, there are those who aren't. Local law enforcement agencies have recently received complaints about these sales people that range from their tactics, to products that don't work. According to one complaint at the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO) a homeowner purchased a cleaning product called Orange Titan for $79 last month. The purchaser tried the product and it didn't do what the sales person said it would. Orange Titan is sold by Enviro-Tek Chemicals who only lists a Houston, Texas, phone number on their web site. The sheriff's of ce also received two other suspicious persons' complaints that turned out to be Enviro-Tek sales people. When the deputy checked the female salesperson's identity, everything came back clean. However, she could not produce a business license or a permit to sell Orange Titan, or anything else for that matter, in Okeechobee County. When contacted, a representative with the county's planning and zoning department said all door-to-door sales people must have a permit to sell their product in Okeechobee County. Also, those sales people must register daily with the sheriff's of ce and give them a street plan on where those sales people will be working. A check with the county revealed no one Be wary of door-to-door salesmenSee SALES — Page 5 According to federal law, you have the right to cancel a written contract within three business days. So if a sales person comes to your home and you buy, sell or lease products or services for $25 or more, you can cancel the contract within three business days after you have signed it. OCT presents ‘Send Me No Flowers’ ... Page 2 OHS track team competes in Shark Sprints ... Page 11 Educational Foundation awards grants ... Page 8

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The Okeechobee Community Theatre (OCT) wraps up its highly successful 35th season as it presents the live stage version of one of the all-time favorite romantic comedies, “Send Me No Flowers” which opens this weekend. Performances are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., along with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, March 15, at the theatre on the Okeechobee Freshman Campus, one block w est of Golden Corral Restaurant. “Send Me No Flowers” is remembered fondly as the last of the three big-screen pairings of Doris Day and Rock Hudson. The lm w as, at least in part, responsible for Miss Day being ranked as the top female box of ce star of all time. The movie’s plot involves a model husband who mistakenly learns that he has but weeks to live and sets out on his own to nd a suitable second spouse to care for his w ife. The story, however, actually began its life as a live play on the Broadway stage. It is that script which is being performed by the local theatre troupe. Although most theatres w ho produce the show choose to update it to the present day, the OCT has instead opted to leave it in the time period in which it w as written—the early 1960s. “We felt that it w ould give the story a refreshingly innocent tone,” says director, Ron Hayes. “That way it retains more of the feel-good atmosphere that made the movie version such a favorite. We’ve incorporated that idea into our set design, the costuming, and the music.” The all-adult cast includes OCT newcomer Kenny Feightner as the faithful and loving husband who is somewhat of a hypochondriac. When he experiences a minor chest pain, his selfdiagnosis is far more serious than the actual ailment. Overhearing his doctor’s phone conversation about a dying elderly patient, he becomes convinced that his own days are numbered. Kisha Law is featured in the role made famous by Doris Day—the slightly ditzy wife who has trouble balancing a checkbook. In the husband’s vivid imagination, he envisions her as totally unable to function without a strong male to guide her, so it is up to him to locate one. Kisha has previously been seen as Trix the Aviatrix in this season’s OCT production of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” and in the role of Miep Gies in “The Diary of Anne Frank” in 2012. Michael White appears as one of the wife’s college sweethearts, a successful but boorish bachelor, who the husband selects to be his replacement once he passes on. White has played parts in a dozen OCT productions since 2007, ranging from the dramatic to the comedic, even some roles which have required singing and dancing. Mike Zierden, a veteran of nearly 30 previous OCT shows, has the part of the next door neighbor who takes it hard when he learns of the husband’s impending death. He volunteers for the task of composing a tting eulogy to honor his friend when the time comes. John Garner will be seen as the doctor whose diagnosis of indigestion is misunderstood as something much more serious. Garner has been featured in 15 previous OCT productions, including the role of Oscar Madison in last season’s “The Odd Couple.” Darwin Fort, who is making his third OCT appearance, is cast as an overly enthusiastic sales representative for cemetery plots. Rounding out the cast are Jane Kaufman and Christian Garner, who each portray a number of characters in several outlandishly funny “dream sequences” in which the imaginations of the husband and the wife run wild. Advance reserved seat tickets to “Send Me No Flowers” are $12 each, and are on sale at the of ces of the Okeechobee Pennysaver and Okeechobee—The Magazine in the Plaza 300 Building, second oor, 316 N.W. Fifth Street, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. They will also be available at the theatre box of ce, one hour before show times on the dates of performances. More information on the theatre’s activities can be obtained on the theatre website at okeechobeecommunitytheatre.com or by calling Ron or Jacque Hayes at 863-7631307. The Okeechobee Community Theatre is an all-volunteer organization of local residents who produce quality Broadway-style comedies, dramas and musicals for the entire family. It is a member of the American Association of Community Theatre and the Florida Theatre Conference. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Available 24/7http://specialsections.newszap.com/SS/Tiles2.aspx?sortby=type&type=Florida View all our online sections in the comfort of your own home or on the go! 2014 Okeechobee County Community Guide S Big Lake Eye Care A Quick Reference Guide for New and Longtime Residents MEET YOURMerantsA Salute to Area Business Availae Oin specialsections. newszap.com Okeechobee NewsSunday, May 26, 2013Special Supplement to Okeechobee County 2013-2014 School Information Guide Featuring: • Superintendent Letter • School Calendar • SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULE • School Listing • Progress Report & Report Card ScheduleCall to Schedule your eye appontment today! 763-3937 606 North Parrott Avenue www.biglakeeyecare.com Big Lake Eye Care 7 6 3 6 9 0 5 Y Y o u r L a r g e s t F e n c e P o s t S u p p l i e r i n S o u t h F l o r i d a 7 6 3 6 9 0 5 T h e W o r k s A l l S i z e s P o s t s S t a p l e sG a u c h o A l l i g a t o r F e n c eW a l p o l e F e e d & S u p p l y C o 7 6 3 6 9 0 5 Hwy 98 N. Okeechobee Always on Top of the JobŽRe-Roofing Specialists€ Metal & Shingle Roofs € Flats & Leaks Repair FREE ESTIMATES863-357-3838State Lic.#CCC1327338 2 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Today: Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Thunderstorms during the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 62F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.Extended ForecastThursday: Mostly cloudy early with thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 83F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Thursday Night: Thunderstorms likely, especially in the evening. Low 63F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Friday: Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High near 75F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Okeechobee Forecast ‘Send Me No Flowers’ to open Friday, March 7 Special to the Okeechobee News The March of Dimes’ oldest and largest fund raiser, March for Babies, will be held in Okeechobee on Saturday, March 8. It’s not too late to be an event sponsor, to put together a team, or to make a donation. The mission of the March of Dimes is to prevent birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality through research, advocacy, and education. People may not realize the reach of the March of Dimes, but you have been helped by the March of Dimes if:  You or your children were vaccinated against polio.  You know that every week of pregnancy counts. A baby’s brain at 35 weeks w eighs only 2/3 of what it will weigh at 39 to 40 weeks (full term). Waiting until labor begins naturally or 39 weeks is highly recommended for expectant mothers.  Your baby or a baby you know was born prematurely or too small and received lifesaving surfactant therapy to help with breathing.  You knew to take folic acid before you were pregnant because research shows that taking folic acid before pregnancy can help to prevent neural tube defects, like Spina Bida.  Your baby or a baby you know has been treated in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). So far, the following teams have registered for March for Babies 2014: Babies in the Sky, Central Elementary School, Everglades Elementary School, G4S Okeechobee Youth Development Center, Gilbert Team, Harbor Community Bank Okeechobee, Law Of ce of Cassels & McCall, North Elementary School, Okeechobee Achievement Academy, Okeechobee Clerk of the Circuit Court, Okeechobee County Public Library, Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Department, Okeechobee Farm Bureau, Okeechobee High School BETA Club, Okeechobee High School HOSA Club, Okeechobee Juvenile Offender Corrections Center, Peace Lutheran Day Care, Publix Super Markets, Regions Bank Okeechobee, Seacoast National Bank, Seminole Elementary School, South Elementary School, Wemmer Family Orthodontics Okeechobee, Wheel Times, and Yearling Middle School. Anyone interested in forming a team or learning about sponsorship opportunities can call Laura McCall at 863-763-3131. March for Babies set for March 8

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 GET YOUR PAWS ON PERKS.Enjoy monthly money-saving coupons. Join today! publix.com/publixpaws Residential Commercial FREE EstimatesRoofing with the name you trust!Licensed and Insured St. Lic. CCC046939Dont make a Mistake! Call Big Lake 863-763-ROOF (7663) & REPAIRSROOFING 3 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Gilbert Ford Grand OpeningA Grand Opening was held on Saturday, March 1, at the Gilbert Ford Dealership. The event was well attended with family friends and the community and everyone had a great time. Owner and Patriarch Gil Culbreth spoke to the crowd and shared a little bit of history about the dealerships and the family. Mr. Culbreth also introduced all his family individually and then turned the microphone over to his son, Bert Culbreth, who manages the dealership. Bert proceeded to thank the Dowling Watford family in helping him to make the smooth transition. A representative from Ford also spoke and gave the family and dealership well w ishes for the future! Food and drinks were provided by Jersey Mike’s and the atmosphere was provided by the Chobee Steelers.Memorial poker tournamentOn March 5, there will be a Dr. Fred Brown Memorial Scholarship Poker Tournament Held at The Speckled Perch Steak House, Entry fee is $50. First 100 players are guaranteed seating. Pre-register to play. For more information, contact Russ Brown at 772-285-9914.Power Networking BreakfastThe Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Power Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, March 11, at 7 a.m. and concluding at 9 a.m. at Career Source 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.Memory FieldPlease join us on Tuesday, March 11, at 5:30 p.m. in remembering the 122 children w ho 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.Business After HoursThe Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Business After Hours on Tuesday, April 29, at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at OK Corral Gun Club located at 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 the Chamber calendar. That will conclude the Chamber events for this month; however, we encourage you to check out our community calendar at www.okeechobeebusiness.com for more events as they become available in the community and in the chamber. Please remember to RSVP for each of the above events to reserve your spot. If you are interested in SPONSORING any of the chamber events, please contact Mariah at 863-467-6246 or info@okeechobeebusiness.com. I look forward to seeing you at our events!! Executive Director Antoinette Rodriguez 863-467-6246 antoinette@okeechobeebusiness. com Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County News Special to the Okeechobee NewsA grand opening was held March 1 at Gilbert Ford Dealership in Okeechobee. Left to right are: Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County Ambassador Frank Decarlo, Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County Executive Director Antoinette Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Okeechobee County Commissioner Joey Hoover, Okeechobee County Commissioner Margaret Helton, Okeechobee County Administrator Robbie Chartier, Grace Luna, Christa Culbreth Luna, Bert Culbreth, Krissy Marie Dail-Culbreth, Madeline Culbreth, Gil Culbreth, Marie Culbreth, Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County President Terry Burroughs, Mayor Jim Kirk, Okeechobee City Councilmen Clayton Williams, Okeechobee City Councilmen Dowling Watford, Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County Business Development Chair John Gurney — at Grand Opening of Gilbert Ford. Busbin graduates from basic trainingAir Force Airman Danny S. Busbin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San AntonioLackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical tness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Busbin is the son of Lisa and John Busbin of Okeechobee. He is a 2011 graduate of Okeechobee High School. In the military Danny Busbin

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A buse at boys school This is a thing of the past. There are people there in Marianna that choose to harbor that secret but I for one don’t believe for a minute that this could happen again. T here are persons protecting family and that is to be expected, but I don’t think new residents should share the shame of others.  I was there in 1961-62 and while there I experienced the cruelest of people when I was beaten bloody because I tried to get away from being beaten bloody, kind of a Catch 22. I would like to know that the people who are making this movie do their research and talk to a lot of former students and get the story line right. If you plan to do t his, do it right.  It’s about time the world hears the t ruth.Stand up for the ag I went to the festival in Moore Haven on Saturday with some friends from Glades County and I must say I was impressed by a couple things about their parade. First, the emergency vehicles ran lights but not sirens. It was just as effective. There is no reason to run those sirens at the beginning of the parade. It is annoying to many and to some with hearing issues, those high pitched sirens are painful. Another thing I noticed was a sign reminding everyone to stand up for the ag. The kids carrying that sign looked great as did the color guard that followed. Everyone along the parade route stood. Everyone paused for a moment while the ag passed. It was really nice. Maybe those who plan the Okeechobee Speckled Perch Parade could follow suit. I am always shocked and saddened by the number of people in Okeechobee who do not stand for the ag in the parades. Some just sit there like bumps on a log even when others around them stand up to show respect.  It’s a shame that so many people really DO need to be told this.  Last parade I went to barely anyone stood ... Very offensive.  It is a shame that children are not taught to respect the ag and what it stands for. So many of our military service members fought for the freedoms you enjoy. Some of them were injured or died for your freedoms. Show a little respect to them by standing for the ag they fought under.  I hope the organizers of the Okeechobee parade can get a sign like this to be carried in front of the color guard. Sometimes people need a reminder. Okeechobee Easter Basket ProjectFor several years Okeechobee Christian Academy has teamed up with Communities In Schools (CIS) to bless some of the kids in our community with Easter baskets. This year, the need is greater than ever! Okeechobee Christian Academy (OCA) will be collecting Easter basket items such as; individually wrapped candy, snacks, toys, small stuffed animals, plastic eggs, books, crayons, puzzles, bubbles and hygiene products. Monetary donations will also be welcomed and will be used to purchase items that are needed. This year, our goal is to make 175 Easter baskets for children right here in Okeechobee County who may not otherwise receive a basket. We can not do this without everyone’s help. It is going to take a lot of goodies to ll all of these baskets! We are already off to a great start! The Waste Management and the B.R.A.T. Club have agreed to donate all of the baskets to get us started; now we need your help to ll them! We will place collection boxes at various locations to make donating easy. Donations can be dropped off at American Drilling Services, The Brown Cow Sweetery, Th e 1-Stop Party Shop, The Pregnancy Center o f Okeechobee, WOKC, The Okeechobee Cit y Police Department, The Okeechobee Count y Sheriff’s Department, Wemmer Orthodontics, Everglades Pediatric Dentistry, Bank o f America, CenterState Bank, Seacoast National Bank, Suntrust Bank, TD Bank, Teez 2 Pleez and Okeechobee Christian Academy. During the week before Easter, the students at Okeechobee Christian Academ y student body will assemble each basket. Th e nished baskets will be donated to Communities In Schools who will distribute the baskets to children in Okeechobee County. This is a great opportunity to share joy of Easte r with then children in our community. Pleas e call Sarah if you would like more information about donating at 863-634-2276. For more information on Communities In Schools, please call Jill at 863-462-5125 Ext.128 “And don’t forget to do good and to shar e with those in need. These are the sacri ces that please God.” Hebrews 13:16 Sarah Reno March 5, 2014 4 Okeechobee News OPINION Public Forum/Speak Out Letters to the editor 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! Special to the Okeechobee NewsMoore Haven's Festival on Saturday, March 1 started off with this sign and the ag to follow. Attention area shermen of all ages! What’s your best story about shing Lake Okeechobee or other South Florida waterways? We’re looking for all kinds of entertaining stories: funny ones, crazy ones, scary stories, heart-warming stories. What’s the biggest sh you ever caught? What about the one that got away? While shing, did you ever see anything — or anyone — that makes a great story? Share your stories by emailing them to GO@newszap.com or by dropping them off at the Okeechobee News of ce, 107 S.W. 17th St., in the plaza next door to Brahman Theater. (After hours, use the mail drop window in the front door.) Be sure to include your name and phone number. Stories from the contest will be featured in a future edition of “Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions,” which is distributed monthly in the Okeechobee News. The most entertaining story will be rewarded with a $100 gift certi cate from Tin Fish Restaurant. Photos are also welcome, but not required. Deadline for submission is noon on Friday, March 7, 2014. Share a story and win a $100 gift certi cate CORRECTIONAn article published Sunday, March 2, under the headline New bass regs proposed for Big ‘O’ contained an error. The article indicates the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is considering an 18-inch minimum length regulation for largemouth bass on Lake Okeechobee. That number is incorrect. FWC is considering a 16-inch maximum length on bass, with no minimum length requirement. We apologize for the error.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 We are pledged to operate our newspaper as a public trust. Fairness is extremely important to us. We admit our errors promptly and we dont buryŽ the corrections. (If error appears on the front page, thats where we print the correction.) Sometimes people dont like what has been written about them. In those cases, we offer a right to replyŽ and allow them to tell their own side of the story. How are we doing? Let us know by emailing feedback@newszap.com or call your editor.Community Service Through Journalism 5 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Crews attacked the re diligently and there was no one home in the residence at the time of the blaze. A neighbor apparently had smelled the odor of smoke and dialed 9-1-1. Chief Smith said the re crew extinguished the re quickly with a hose line from the engine. LP tanks at the rear of the structure were turned off shortly after arrival. Okeechobee County Fire/Rescue responded to provide mutual aid at the re. Their units were on the scene for roughly 90 minutes. Chief Smith said the re was brought under control quickly and ames were prevented from damaging nearby units on the property. Close to 300 gallons of water was used to put out the blaze. Chief Smith's report noted there was a re wall between the units and that helped contain the re. The one unit suffered extensive damage with all contents destroyed. It appears the cause of the re was electrical as the living room wall, electrical outlet and extension cord and electronic devices were heavily damaged. Chief Smith said there was a lesson to learn from this blaze: "Do not use cheap extension cords for permanent use but try to purchase higher quality outlets located within strip type multiuse outlets that use inline break devices already installed within the device." FIREContinued From Page 1 from Enviro-Tek contacted the county about a permit. Also, no one from that company registered with the sheriff's of ce. While city ordinances make it dif cult for solicitors to get a permit to go door-to-door, they are not prohibited from doing so. They do have to have a permit but they have to go to the police department rst where a background check is done, and the solicitor must also register. When this newspaper called EnviroTek, we received a recorded message. That phone call was returned a few days later by a man who said he had been in Okeechobee County selling Orange Titan. That salesman, John Son, said he was based in Ohio and that he and some other salespeople had been selling Orange Titan in Okeechobee for a couple of weeks. "We sold 300 to 400 (units) in Okeechobee County alone," he said in a phone interv iew Monday, March 3. He said they sold the cleaner in the city limits and in the county. When asked if they had a permit to do so, Mr. Son replied they did not. He went on to say that Orange Titan salespeople do most of their business in the St. Lucie County area. An internet check revealed two homeowners in upstate New York who had led complaints with that area's Better Business Bureau (BBB). Those complaints stated Orange Titan did not work and they wanted their money back. When the homeowners contacted the company, they got no response. This newspaper then called that BBB and w ere told they, too, received no response w hen they tried to intervene on behalf of those homeowners and called Enviro-Tek's phone number. When Mr. Son was asked if the company he worked for was the same company referred to in those New York complaints he said no. "That's another company," he said. However, the phone number called by that BBB and the phone number listed on the company's web site are the same. Mr. Son also pointed out that with all of the Orange Titan sold in Okeechobee County, only one complaint was pretty good. According to the Better Business Bureau in Stuart, which covers Okeechobee County, no complaints had been led against EnviroTek Chemicals. It should be pointed out OCPD Detective Bill Saum is currently helping a homeowner in the city who has concerns about a Palm Beach County contractor who offered to rid their home of mold. The problem is, said Detective Saum, he can't nd where that contractor has a license either in Palm Beach County or in Okeechobee County. He said Tuesday, March 4, he's had calls about the company but currently has no idea if they are legitimate or not. The detective went on to say if you live in the city and have been contacted by a company about doing work on your home, call the city to check if they are licensed. He said homeowners should call Kim Barnes at 863-763-3372 "... to nd out if they are a licensed contractor." "That's the simplest way to check somebody if they come to your home to do work," the detective offered. So, just what should you do if a sales person knocks on your door? The rst thing to remember is this: You don't have to let them into your home. Exercise caution any time a stranger comes to your door. Ask yourself if you really want, or need, the item being sold. Also, ask yourself if you can afford it. Ask to see some sort of personal identi cation as well as a business card with the telephone number and address of the business. Ask to see their county or city permit, which allows them to go door-to-door. If you feel threatened by the solicitor, do not hesitate to call 9-1-1. Another important fact to remember is that, according to federal law (16 C.F.R. 429), you have the right to cancel a written contract within three business days. So if a sales person comes to your home and you buy, sell or lease products or services for $25 or more you can cancel the contract within three business days after you have signed it. Plus, if you cancel the contract you must make the item available to the seller and you must follow any directions you are given for returning it. If the seller wants to pick up the item, they must do so within 20 days of receiving your cancellation notice. If you are to return it by mail, the seller is required to reimburse you for the shipping cost. Finally, if you follow the above directions about cancelling the contract and returning the item, the seller MUST refund all of your money within 10 business days after you cancel. Also, remember these important facts: At the time of your purchase, the seller MUST tell you about your right to cancel the contract or sale. A contract signed in your home must include a Notice of Cancellation with all the blanks lled. A contract must contain the seller's address. The terms of payment must be clearly stated. The contract must contain the correct date of the sale. But the most important thing to remember is this: If you don't want to be bothered, don't open the door. But if you do have a problem or would like to check on a solicitor contact the police department at 863-763-5521, or the sheriff's of ce at 863-763-3117. SALESContinued From Page 1 Special to the Okeechobee News Indian River State College is hosting a special Advanced Technology Open House on Thursday, March 20, at 5:30 p.m. Students and interested individuals can learn more about career options in Cyber Security, Robotics/Photonics, Digital Media, Graphics and Engineering at a special Open House event at the Kight Center for Emerging Technologies, just off 35th Street, located on the Indian River State College Main Campus at 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce. At the Open House, learn about skills in the latest technologies available in the College's Advanced Technology Institutes. Learn more about the Cyber Security Institute where students can learn about network security, cyber-attacks and identity theft threats. Graduates specializing in this emerging eld are in high-demand and hired at salaries well above average. Find out how to prepare for a career in electronics engineering technology with expertise in robotics, photonics and laser technologies with the Robotics and Photonics Institute. Changing at the speed of light, the eld of photonics affects almost every industry with applications in laser eye surgery, ber optics for high speed Internet access and more. For more information about courses and degrees in emerging technologies or information regarding the upcoming Advanced Technology Open House on March 20, call 1-866-792-4772, visit www.irsc.edu or email info@irsc.edu. IRSC hosts Advanced Technology Careers Open House

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Obituaries should be submitted to t he Okeechobee News by e-mailing o bits@newszap.com. Customers may also r equest photos and links to online guest b ooks. A link to the obituaries is available at w ww.newszap.com.Beth Rena Herndon, 46OKEECHOBEE — Beth Rena Herndon, 46 of Spring Hill formerly Okeechobee passed away on February 26,2014 at her home after a long battle with cancer. She enjoyed spending time at the beach with her family and enjoyed having her animals around her. She is preceded in death by her father: Gerald Herndon, Sr. She is survived by her mother: Darlene Herndon of Okeechobee, brothers: Jerry (Linda) Herndon, Ray Herndon and John (Shanda) Rainwater all of Okeechobee and her partner in life Bill Kerkes of Spring Hill. Also survived by her son: Brett Herndon of Okeechobee; daughter Tiffany (Shawn) Sullivan of Spring Hill and daugher Kimberly Wireman of Wheat eld IN. She also leaves behind 5 nieces, 4 nephews, 3 great nephews and 4 grandchildren. There will be a private service for family and close friends announced at a later date.Colonel Marvin ‘Mickey’ Mann, Jr., 74OKEECHOBEE — Colonel Marvin “Mickey” Mann, Jr. of Okeechobee died February 26, 2014. He was born May 27, 1939 in Riviera Beach to Marvin Sr. and J anie Savage Mann. In 1960 he started his 53 year career in law enforcement in West Palm Beach where he eventually retired as Inspector. He served as the Director of Law Enforcement of St. Lucie County, he was the Undersheriff of Martin County for 19 years and served in Okeechobee as a Special Deputy and Posse Member. He moved to Okeechobee in 2007. Colonel Mann is survived by his wife of 54 y ears, Carol Mann of Okeechobee; daughter, Kimberly Guile (Nicholas) of Palm City; brother, Edward Mann (Sandy) of Loxahatchee; sister, Marsha Mann Brown of Manteo, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Barbara Conklin (John) of West Palm Beach and stepfather, James W. Walker of Kenansville. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Oakview Baptist Church. In lieu of owers, memorials may be made in his name to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, PO Box 2000, Boys Ranch, FL 32064. 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. Doris C. Townley James, 91OZARK, Ala. — Mrs. Doris C. Townley James, age 91 of Ozark, Ala. and formally of Greenwood, Neb. and Okeechobee, Fla., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at Ozark Health and Rehabilitation in Ozark. Mrs. James was born December 20, 1922 to the late William and Beulah Townley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell R. James; four brothers, Wayne, Don, Gene and Dean Townley. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Gayle James of Ozark, Ala.; her granddaughter, Rhonda Etheredge (Mark) of Ariton, Ala.; two great-granddaughters, Allie and Addison Etheredge of Ariton, Ala.; one brother, Richard Townley of Vienna, Va.; and one sister, Lois Baggesse of Arvada, Colo.; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home. Reverends Joe Underwood and Dave Walsh of ciated. The family received friends following the memorial service at the funeral home until 8 p.m. At other times the family will receive friends at the home of Rhonda and Mark Etheredge in Ariton, Ala. The family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to the staff of Ozark Health and Rehabilitation for their outstanding care and love. In lieu of owers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark (334) 774-4551 is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be offered at www.fuqua-bankston.com.Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Grimm, 74LAKEPORT — Dorothy “Dottie” Dumais Grimm of Lakeport, Fla. died Feb. 27, 2014. She was born Sept.18, 1939 in Lincoln, Rhode Island the daughter of the late Guilford Dumais and Alphonsine Poitras. She was a member of the St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Moore Haven, Fla. and Lakeport Garden Club. Mrs. Grimm was preceded in death by her sons, Steve and Scott McBride and her brother, Donald Dumais. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Jerry Grimm of Lakeport; son, John McBride (Pam) of Royal Palm Beach; stepdaughters, Sherry Conway (Bret) of Moore Haven and Carla Shearer (Bob) of Clewiston; grandchildren, Sheryl Noel (Jason) of Ft. McCoy, Brian McBride (Deanna) of Palm Beach Gardens, Matthew and Samantha Shearer of Clewiston; and great grandsons, Brayden and Andrew. Memorial Mass will be 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. 24065 US HWY 27, Moore Haven. In lieu of owers, memorial contributions may be made in Dottie’s name to St. Joseph’s Food Pantry, 24065 US HWY 27, Moore Haven, FL 33471. Ph 863.946.0696 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. Ernest Olma Hendrick, 74OKEECHOBEE — Ernest Olma Hendrick o f Okeechobee died February 28, 2014. He was born March 12, 1939 in Ft. Meade to Lauren Burr and Roxy Waters Hendrick. A resident of Okeechobee for 20 years, he was a member of the Cattleman’s Association. He owned Indiantown Industrial Supplies, but his true love was being a cattle rancher. He was an accomplished musician, having been a member of a country music band named Southern Justice Band. Mr. Hendrick is survived by his wife of 53 years, Pearl Hendrick of Okeechobee; daughter, Sherry Fogleman (James) of Indiantown; two grandsons, Mark and Dylan (Chelsea); three great grandchildren, Stormy, Layton and Kira; brother, Lucian Hendrick of Mayo; sister, Barbara Myers (Charlie) of Ft. Meade; nephews Clar k Hendrick, Dean Hendrick both of Mayo, Chet Sturgis of Ft. Meade and Larry Sturgis of Lakeland. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until funeral services at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. 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. Samuel Harris Dodd, 85ASHEVILLE — Samuel Harris “Hud” Dodd previously residing in Okeechobee, Fla, surrounded by his loving family, peacefully went home to be with the Lord, Feb. 24, 2014 at his current residence, 145 Candler Knob Rd., Asheville, NC 28806. He is the son of the late Welzie and Ada Lee Rathbone Dodd. Mr. Dodd was of the Baptist Faith and was loved by everyone. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Myrna Dodd; sons, Samuel, Harris Dean and Malcombe Dodd; brothers, J.B. and Eugene Dodd. Mr. Dodd is survived by his daughters, Delana Worley (Ronnie), Kay Elkins (Donald), Angela Dodd Smith, Cynthia Bryant, Cecilia Briggs (Keith), Revonda Buckingham (Brian); sons, Chris Dodd, Fred, David and Dan Huff; sister, Evelyn Bradley; brothers, Forrest and Billy Dodd; 23 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held 2:00pm Friday, February 28, at Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service, Mars Hill, NC. Reverends Billy Dodd, Michael Cathy and Gary Fox will of ciate. The burial will follow in the Chambers Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm Thursday, February 27 at Blue Ridge Funeral Service. Serving as pallbearers will be, Danny, Ricky and Darryl Dodd, Ronnie Bradley, Brian Buckingham, Keith Briggs, Logan Wilson, Will Carver, Matt Conley and Trent Sherlin. Memorials may be sent to Buncombe County Hospice, in memory of Harris Dodd, 68 Sweeten Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28803. At other times the family will be at the home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org Obituaries 6 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Search obituaries nationally at http://www.legacy.com Sign guestbooks at http://www.legacy.com Sign guestbooks at http://www.legacy.com

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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. 7 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 By Eric KoppOkeechobee News A woman was booked into the county jail after drugs, a grinder, measuring spoon and small plastic baggies were allegedly found in her vehicle. Christine Ericka Carter, 24, N.W. 38th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested Monday, March 3, on charges of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) with intent to sell, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription (two counts) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Carter was booked into the Okeechobee County Jail on a bond of $14,500. An arrest report by Of cer Cesar Romero, of the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), indicated he was summoned to an address on N.W. Seventh Court around 5:45 a.m. Monday in regard to a suspicious vehicle. When he walked up to the red Chevrolet Trailblazer he found a woman, later identi ed as Carter, asleep in the driver's seat. Of cer Romero stated OCPD Sergeant Justin Bernst arrived on the scene and found an open bottle of liquor on the passenger seat. Then, as Carter was getting out of the SUV, Of cer Romero saw what appeared to be a black pistol wedged between the driver's seat and the center console. That gun turned out to be an air pistol. According to Of cer Romero's report he began searching the vehicle and found: a jar full of suspected marijuana; a metal grinder; small scissors; small measuring spoon; a rolling machine; rolling papers; and, a pack of small plastic baggies. He also reportedly found a black pouch that contained ve round pills that were identi ed as amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, and three white rectangular pills that were identi ed as alprazolam. Of cer Romero indicated he also found ve individually packed baggies containing a white crushed substance that, when eld tested, indicated a positive result for the presence of cocaine. The bags had a total combined weight of .918 grams, added the of cer. The suspected marijuana had a total weight of 28.89 grams. The suspected pot was eld tested, and that test reportedly indicated a positive result for the presence o f marijuana. Report: Woman caught with pills, pot & coke Christine Carter By Eric KoppOkeechobee News Detectives are busily putting together information to help them ascertain what led up to a 16-year-old area boy being hit by a pickup truck. According to a press release issued by the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO) the incident occurred Sunday, March 2, around 4:35 a.m. in Okeechobee Little Farms. The teen, stated the release, was airlifted to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce where he is listed in serious but stable condition. Apparently that teen, and others, were at an open house party in the area Saturday night when an argument broke out and they were asked to leave. The release then states that those individuals met up again and some sort of an altercation took place. That altercation allegedly led to the teen being hit by a gold or tan Ford F-150 Supercab pickup truck. "At this point, the cause of the altercation is unknown," OCSO Public Information Of cer Michele Bell said Tuesday afternoon. The lead investigator on the case is OCSO Detective Howard Pickering. If anyone has information concerning this case, they are asked to contact Detective Pickering at 863-763-3117. Probe continues into teen’s injury 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 Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) or the Department of Corrections (DOC). Heather Marie Carroll, 25, Arbuckle Creek, Sebring, was arrested Feb. 28 by Deputy John Ashby on an Okeechobee County warrant charging her with the felony of perjury. Her bond was set at $5,000. William Roger Calhoun, 53, S.E. 62nd Drive, Okeechobee, was arrested March 1 by Deputy John Ashby on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the in uence. He was released on his own recognizance. Antonio Ray Perez, 30, Bravo Ave., Lakeport, was arrested March 1 by Deputy Cari Arnold on a Lee County warrant charging him with the felonies of failure to appear grand theft and failure to appear resist recovery of property. He is being held without bond. Brandon Bailey, 29, N.W. 38th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested March 1 by Deputy Yero Todman on a fugitive warrant out o f Kentucky that charged him with violation o f parole. He is being held without bond. Andres Soliz, 31, S.E. 38th Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested March 2 b y Deputy Steven Pollock on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the in uence. His bond was set at $500. Shawn Lynn Dietrich, 46, U.S. 441 S.E., Okeechobee, was arrested March 3 by Deputy Sergeant Paul Ferrell on a felony charge of aggravated battery. Her bond was set at $1,000. Garry John Rogers Jr., 24, N.W. Fifth Ave., Okeechobee, was arrested March 3 by Deputy Leland Schoonmaker on a DOC warrant charging him with the felonies o f violation of probation possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and violation o f probation possession of marijuana under 20 grams. He is being held without bond. This column lists arrests and not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who is later found innocent o r has had the charges against them droppe d is welcome to inform this newspaper. The information will be con rmed and printed. Okeechobee Arrest Report The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce investigated the following reports of crimes last week.ASSAULT 4200 block of U.S. 441 N. 100 block of U.S. 98 N. 3600 block of U.S. 441 S.E. 700 block of N.E. 16th Ave. 8000 block of U.S. 441 S.E. 11500 block of U.S. 441 S.E. 3400 block of U.S. 441 S.E.BURGLARY 4200 block of S.E. 25th Drive 28600 block of N.E. 55th Ave. 3300 block of N.W. 39th Ave. 3200 block of S.E. 35th Ave. 17900 block of U.S. 441 N.CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3200 block of S.E. 35th Ave. 2100 block of U.S. 441 S.E. 17900 block of U.S. 441 N.FRAUD 700 block of U.S. 98 N. 3300 block of N.W. 22nd Ave. 1600 block of S.W. Ninth St. 2000 block of S.E. 29th St. 1600 block of N.W. Ninth St.THEFT 2300 block of S.E. 24th Blvd. 20700 block of N.W. 274th St. 1800 block of S.R. 70 W. 400 block of U.S. 98 N. 900 block of S.W. 39th Lane 3600 block of S.E. 27th St. 4800 block of U.S. 441 S.E. 4100 block of S.E. 28th St. 2600 block of N.W. 53rd Terrace OCSO Investigations Masons will have tent at Speckled Perch FestivalOkeechobee Lodge No. 237, Free & Accepted Masons will again this year have a tent in Flagler Park for the 2014 Annual Speckled Perch Festival, March 8, and March 9. Whether you are a local member or belong to a lodge in another state, all Masons in the Okeechobee area are invited to wear your lodge shirts and stop by to show your support for the Masonic Fraternity. Enjoy a hot dog and a drink with us as we exchange information about our lodges. We will also have information available for anyone interested in joining this worldwide fraternal organization. Don't have a shirt from your home lodge? Stop by anyway and say hello to the members of one of the friendliest lodges in Florida.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Do-it-yourself publishing at Newszap.com Wedding, engagement, birth, graduation, birthday and anniversary announcements in print and online! Publish your community news item or press release. Get 100 words and one photo for only $25Visit www.newszap.com, click on your community, and then on the link for Publish Your News 8 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Okeechobee Educational Foundation awards mini-grants Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Okeechobee Educational Foundation hosted a mini-grant award ceremony for local teachers. The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations matched funds donated by local organizations. These funds were awarded to Okeechobee County School teachers based on a competitive grant application. A total of 108 applications were submitted for 41 mini-grants valued at $17,400. Funding was identi ed for 11 additional grants, making the total amount awarded, $22,350. Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee/Adam Bryant Memorial mini-grant recipients: (left to right) Kiwanis members J.D. Mixon and Frank Irby; recipients: Carol Hotmire, Carol Sapp, Jennifer Lopez, RaeAnn Whiteside, Emily Streelman and Deanna Kielbasa; Kiwanis member John Williams. Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Okeechobee Educational Foundation, with matching funds from the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, awarded Bob and Kelly Owens Science and Technology mini-grants to Theresa Eure, Pat McCoy representing Megan Williamson, Emily Streelman and donor Kelly Owens. Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Okeechobee Educational Foundation, with matching funds from the Consortium of Florida Education Foundation, awarded grants funds donated by CenterState Bank "We Believe in You." Participating in the ceremony were: Tabitha Trent CenterState Bank; grant recipients Kim Collins, Amanda Baker, Nancy Hamblen, Joshua VanWormer, Kimberly VanWormer, Pat McCoy representing Megan Williamson and Emily Streelman; and John Williams CenterState Bank. Special to the Okeechobee NewsOkeechobee Educational Foundation presented Gay Carlton matching minigrants to the following: recipients Jenna Peterson, donor Gay Carlton and Phillip Spearow. Special to the Okeechobee NewsGlades Electric Cooperative is one of the generous donors that participate in the annual mini-grant program through the Okeechobee Educational Foundation and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations: Glades Electric Cooperative grant recipients: (left to right front row) Glades Electric Rene Rimes, recipients: Kim Collins, Amada Baker, Kimberly VanWormer and Alyson Miller; (back row) Nancy Hamblen, Joshua VanWormer, Gwen Hall, Felicia Massie, Pat McCoy representing Megan Williamson and Mary McWaters, Shelly Sickels, Trac y Philli p s and re p resentin g Glades Electric Denise Whitehead.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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 9 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe rst donor to participate in the annual mini-grant program through the Okeechobee Educational Foundation was Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee. This Kiwanis grant is given annually in memory of Marge and Dick Blair and is awarded to fourth grade math teachers. Pictured left to right are: Kiwanis members, J.D. Mixon, great grandson of Marge and Dick Blair David Merrill, grandson of Marge and Dick Blair James Merrill, daughters of Marge and Dick Blair Marge Merrill and Rikki Blair, recipients: Linda Davis, Stella Fulleda, Kiwanis member Frank Irby, recipient Shelly Sickels and Kiwanis member Dowling Watford. Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Okeechobee Battle eld Friends support education in Okeechobee by sponsoring a history mini-grant through the Okeechobee Educational Foundation's matching mini-grant program. Left to right are recipients Pat McCoy representing Megan Williamson, Battle eld member Dowling Watford and recipient Jenni Ellis. Special to the Okeechobee NewsKiwanis Club of Okeechobee truly supports the Okeechobee Educational Foundation annual mini-grants. This is the third mini-grant funded by Kiwanis, "We Share Our Talents." Left to right are: Kiwanis member J.D. Mixon, recipients: Kathleen Neal and Carol Linn, and Kiwanis member Dowling Watford. Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Rotary Club of Okeechobee is a long-time supporter of education and sponsors "Service Above Self" mini-grants each year. The Okeechobee Educational Foundation with matching dollars from the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations awarded Rotary Club grants to the following recipients. Left to right: Rotary Club members Toni Wiersma, Denise Whitehead and Rotary president Donna Gaiser, recipients Emily Streelman, Stella Fulleda, Karen VanBeek, Deborah Raulerson, Tracy Phillips and Pat McCoy representing Alicia Walker and Mary McWaters and Rotary Club member Tabitha Trent. Special to the Okeechobee News T he Okeechobee Educational Foundation welcomes participation by new donors to the mini-grant program almost every year. One of the two new minigrants awarded this year, the Malissa Morgan Reading mini-grant. Pictured left t o right: recipients Emily Streelman, Trisha Jennings, Jenni Ellis, Carol Bryant, T heresa Forde and grant donor Malissa Morgan. Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Okeechobee Community Theatre supports arts education in Okeechobee. The Okeechobee Educational Foundation with matching dollars from the Consortium of Florida Education Foundation awarded theatre grants to the following recipients: (left to right front row) Wendy Luaces-Moreno, Megan Williamson, theatre representative Jacque Hayes, recipient Deborah Raulerson and RaeAnn Whiteside, (back row) Ron Hayes Okeechobee Community Theatre. Special to the Okeechobee NewsThe Okeechobee Educational Foundation welcomed mini-grant support from new donor American Business Women of America. This rst year grant was awarded to: (left to right) ABWA member Karin Ammons, recipients Colleen Smith, Marlene Gonzalez, Wendy Luaces-Morano and Carol Hotmire. Not pictured is Angie Snyder.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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 The hip joint is one of the bodys largest weight-bearing joints. Its a ball-and-socket j oint. This helps the hip remain stable even during twisting and extreme ranges of motion. A healthy hip joint allows you to walk, squat, and turn without pain. The most common cause of chronic hip pain and disability is arthritis. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and traumatic arthritis are the most common forms of this disease. Hip replacement surgery helps more than 200,000 Americans each y ear to relieve their hip pain, and get back to enjoying normal, everyday activities. Total hip replacement surgery almost always: € Stops or greatly reduces hip pain. Even the pain from surgery Hip Replacement Surgery Helps Thousands Annuallyshould go away within weeks. € Increases leg strength. Without hip pain, youll be able to use your legs more. This will build up your muscles. € Improves quality of life by allowing you to do daily tasks and low-impact activities in greater comfort. € Provides years of easier movement. Most total hip replacements last for many years. Dont let hip pain keep you from what you enjoy doing. You may live for scenic walks, playing doubles with friends or swimming laps in the pool. Dont let hip pain stop you from moving! Get the treatment you need to comfortably move with ease. Dr. Benjamin Epstein, Board Certi“ ed Orthopaedic Surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists at Raulerson explains My patients seeking relief from joint pain love having access to great orthopaedic care, right here in Okeechobee.Ž No more traveling great distances and inconveniencing yourself and others. The orthopaedic procedures you require are available in your very own community. If hip pain is keeping you from everyday activities and the weekend recreation you cannot live without, trust an experienced, Board Certi“ ed physician to help you love your joints again … sooner. 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 GYNECOLOGY 1713 Hwy 441 N. Suite F, Okeechobee, FL Caring Evaluation and Treatment of Women’s Health IssuesD. J B• Laparoscopy Hysterectomy • Urogynecology • Pelvic Prolapse • Minimally Invasive Surgery • Infertility • Hysteroscopy • Menstrual Abnormalities • Endometriosis • Urinary Incontinence • Loss of Libido • Sterilization • Menopausal Disorders Accepting New Patients863-763-8000RaulersonGyn.com 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 10 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014

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Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic in Fort Pierce on Friday, March 14, or in Vero Beach on Saturday, March 15. Participants will not only take home a lifelong hobby, they will leave with a new appreciation for the marine environment. They w ill learn the basics of environmental stewardship, shing ethics, angling skills, safety and the vulnerability of Florida’s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. The free, day-long clinics are from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Fort Pierce event will be at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, 905 Shorewinds Drive. The Vero Beach event will be at Sebastian Inlet State Park, 1425 Florida A1A. Advance registration is required, and the event is capped at 20 participants. Lessons include knot tying, cast netting, rod and reel rigging, boating safety, how to be a responsible marine resource steward, marine sh and habitat identi cation, catchand-release techniques and more. If conditions allow, women will have the opportunity to practice their newly learned skills by shing from the shore. This event is a catch-and-release activity. All participants must have a valid recreational saltwater shing license unless exempt. Saltwater shing licenses can be purchased at your local tackle shop or online. Learn more by visiting MyFWC.com/License. Fishing equipment and bait will be provided during the clinics, but participants are encouraged to bring their own gear. To register or get more information, please email Rebecca Lucas at Rebecca.Lucas@MyFWC.com, or call 850-617-9639. Free women’s shing clinics scheduled 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 REHAB THERAPY/ NURSING HOME We Love to We Love to Care! Care! 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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 11 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News The Okeechobee High School boys team took seventh place while the girls nished in ninth place at the Shark Sprints in Sebastian River last week opening the 2014 season. Highlights for the girls included a secondplace nish by Sha’Dajia Williams in the 400 meters. She nished in 1:05.58. The Okeechobee girls won the 4 x 400 meter relay with a time of 4:25.21. The Okeechobee squad nished second in the 4 x 800 meter race with a time of 11:37.69. Runners on the 400-meter relay team included Mercedes Washington, Alexis Muller, Meaghan Bleakley and Crystal Castenada. Runners on the 800 team included Bleakley, W ashington, Williams and Castenada. Shania Bays nished 18th in the 200 meter dash and 12th in the 400 meters, Castenada eighth in the 3,200 meters, Mercedes W ashington nished in seventh place in the 800 meters and Meaghan Bleakley nished 10th in the 800 meters. The boys squad also had a number of strong performances. Eddie Neal placed third in the shot put with a throw of 38 feet11 inches. Neal also nished sixth in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet-2 inches. Devon Wigfall nished in fth place in the discus throw with a toss of over 101 feet. Wigfall nished in sixth place in the shot put at 34 feet-4 inches. Tyrone Pederson nished sixth in the discus throw at 84 feet-5 inches. Juan ‘Yae Ford took 12th in the 100 meters while Neal nished in 16th place. Marquez McClemore nished in 18th place with a time of 12.44. Daniel Shelley took fth in the 1,600 meters. Wyatt Bessenbacher took 15th in the 200 meters, and Drayton Billie 16th place. Cody Daigneault took 11th in the 300 meter hurdles. Emmanuel Gaona nished third in the 3,200 meters at 11.29. Cole Owens nished in fth place in the 3,200 meters with a time of 11.50. Okeechobee relay teams nished fourth in the 100 meters, eighth in the 400 meters and fourth in the 800 meters. Coach A.J. Mayernik said the girls team had some outstanding performances at the competition. He praised the 4 x 800 meter squad, Sha’Dajia Williams and Castenada. He noted Castenada ran a personal best time by over a minute in the 2-mile race. Mayernik also praised Shelley for a strong performance in both the mile and 2-mile competitions. OHS harriers open season at Shark Sprints Special to the Okeechobee NewsOCA student excels in Spelling BeeOkeechobee Christian Academy is celebrating Simon Coroza and his recent third place nish in the ACSI District Spelling Bee. His is pictured with Mrs. Krista Waybright, the Secondary Language Arts teacher at O.C.A. Customer Appreciation DayOn March 8 the VFW #9528 Buckhead Ridge, 29012 E. S.R. 78, will have Customer Appreciation Day. Happy Hour will be all day and the AMVETS Riders Chapter 2001 will have hamburgers and hotdogs 3-5 p.m. for a donation, with the proceeds to go to Veterans Charities and to nish out the evening, entertainment, from the coast of Florida, Al Jones from 6 until 10 p.m. If you have any questions, call 863-467-2882. BHR VFW will also have breakfast March 9, from 8 until 11 a.m. by the AMVETS Riders.

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By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News Dillon Isom allowed just two hits and struck out nine and John Murphy hit a solo home run that provided the winning run as the South Fork Bulldogs nipped the Okeechobee Brahmans, 2-1, in high school baseball action Friday night at OHS. Okeechobee again struggled at the plate but made just one elding error in an improved defensive effort Friday. Starter Elijah Finney was also on top of his game as he threw a complete game, four-hitter, and allowed just one earned run. Finney walked two and struck out ve. OHS coach Eric Kindell praised his team for their effort and focus in this contest. "I thought the boys played well and I'm not upset about tonight at all," he said. "We stayed in the game, we battled and we did a much better job tonight. That game could have gone either way." South Fork coach Mike Harper said his pitcher, Isom, gave the team a much needed boost as they came in 1-4 and had been struggling with their offense. "He gave us a much needed win. I think he was awesome all night and we needed it. He de nitely picked up the entire team with the way he threw the ball," he added. Both pitchers were on their game early as Finney set down the rst seven Bulldogs he faced. Isom retired the rst eight Brahmans he faced until Jarred Morgan singled in the third. South Fork broke through in the top of the fourth as Joey Barcia laced a triple to the right eld wall and scored on a two-out error on a ground ball hit by Brando Centrone. Okeechobee responded to tie in the bottom of the frame as they loaded the bases, as Trenton Hickman and Kutter Crawford were hit by pitches and Paul Jackson beat out an in eld hit. Hickman was retired at the plate after a ground out by Layton Thomas but a pitch got past Barcia on a strike out of Christian Crews to allow Jackson to score from third. Isom got out of trouble as he struck out Zeke Matthews with the bases loaded. Kindell said this week's road trip might just be what the doctor ordered for his team. "Maybe we need to get away from home and see what happens, talk together on the bus, bond together and move in the right direction," he added. Okeechobee, 0-5, visited Vero Beach on Tuesday and will travel to South Fork on Friday night for a rematch with the Bulldogs. Finney worked out of trouble in the fth inning as he walked Tyler Do and Dylan Mawhinney doubled to put runners on second and third with one out. Finney retired Josh Resnick on a ground out to third and then retired Pete Crocitto on a y ball to left to end the threat. Murphy led off the sixth and pounced on a hanging breaking ball and blasted it 350 feet over the left eld wall to provide the winning run for South Fork. "He made an adjustment at the plate and got a hold of it. The kid left the ball up a little bit and he didn't miss it," Harper said. Harper said he was otherwise impressed with how Finney threw the ball and his presence on the mound, "I like him, and he has late break on the curve ball and had us off strike. He's going to be ne. Coach has got him a good one over there," he stated. Kindell echoed those sentiments as he emphasized that Finney did his job and kept his team in the game, "I think he threw a great game. He hung a curve and the hitter did his job. I expect a lot of big things out o f him," he added. Isom retired the side in order and Evan Faulk reached base on a two-base error to give Okeechobee life in the seventh. Isom though struck out Armando Rodriguez to end the game. By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee News The boys tennis team may have lost to talented Morningside Academy of Port St. Lucie, 6-1, on Monday but in the long run may have earned a valuable victory. OHS coach Morgan Ungerott speci cally scheduled the tough team so her kids would realize how they must prepare for district tournament competition, where Okeechobee has high hopes this year. "Today's match was tough for my boys but Morningside Academy is the best team w e will face all year," she noted. Logan Walker won the #1 singles over Otto Ramirez in a shutout, as did Zach Walker in #3 singles over Cody Walker. Lucas Penido was able to win one game against Marcello Balderrama while Colt Root did the same in #4 singles against Romano Lvi. Dylan Ferneau earned the Brahman victory as he won by default. Ungerott said the Eagles took advantage of her team's lack of depth and placement on their shots and really put pressure on her players from the rst point. The two teams will play again on Monday, March 10, in Okeechobee and Ungerott will be watching to see improvement. "Playing matches like this will get us ready for the district tournament. This was an eye opener for our team to show us how to set up points and win points the way you're supposed to," she added. In the doubles play Walker and Balderrama shutout Penido and Ramirez. The team of Lvi and Z. Walker defeated Okeechobee's Root and Walker, 8-3. On the positive side the Eagles made the Brahmans work hard on the court and made the players hit better shots. Ungerott noted she was proud her guys fought from the rst point to the last. "We hustled on every ball and showed better footwork today. This is the rst of a few tough matches for us, so it'll be interesting to see the maturity in our team and how they learn and bounce back," she added. The tennis teams visit Jensen Beach on Wednesday and host John Carroll on Thursday at the Okeechobee Sports Complex. Match time is 3:30 p.m. Brahmans lose to talented Morningside Academy 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! 14 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 South Fork Bulldogs sneak by the OHS Brahmans, 2-1 Okeechobee News/ Charles MurphyLucas Penido returns a serve during Monday’s match.

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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 read the stories the contestants are sending in on the Tin Fish Wall of Stories.Ž 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! 15 Okeechobee News March 5, 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 will begin at 7 p.m. For information, call 1-863-7633063. 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 w ith 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, just give a call rst so someone can meet you there. On the north side of church the Grief Share will also have 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 A ve., 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 w ill be a White Elephant table or two. For information, call Betsy Cheney at 863-3570465. On Sunday, March 16, Fountain of Life Church 1302 S.W. 32nd St. will present Pontus J. Back, a man and his guitar, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. If you have questions please call 863-763-8945 or 863-801-1297. On Sunday, March 16, Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church will host the 67th annual homecoming celebration with special guest speaker, Brother Kerry Beaty. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 10:45 a dinner on the grounds w ill be served after worship service. 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 863-357-1713. 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. All are welcome to attend. The support group will meet every Monday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 2 p.m. at 1735 S.W. 24th Ave. For more information, call Gale at 863-623-8504. Love Jesus? Every Monday morning, 8 a.m. at Hampton Inn, there is a Bible study held and you are invited. It is free if you don't eat, or you can have a great breakfast for only $5. Brandon Tucker and Pastor Jim Benton are the speakers. More questions? Call 863-532-2482. There are many opportunities at Peace Lutheran Church including the newly founded Peace Outreach, whose goals include getting everyone to discover their gifts and use them for the Glory of God. Another new opportunity is the 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. Okeechobee Mission Baptist Church will host a discover youth program every Wednesday, from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information call 8637-763-3681. The AWANA Club at Oakview Baptist Church invites all children from pre-Kindergarten, ages 3 to fth graders. The club is from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Come join in the fun as with the Cubbies, Sparks and T & T classes for Bible memory and game time fun! Call the church of ce for more details at 863-7631699. Jesus Holy Ghost Crusade Ministry Soup Kitchen and Thrift Store 1401 N.E. Park St., is in need of donations of any type. All donations are tax deductible. Help is needed in putting a roof on the church and painting the building. The thrift store is open Monday-Friday from noon to 4 p.m. and the building fund yard sale will be the rst and second Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The soup kitchen is under construction. For more information, call 863-634-9194. Church of God of Prophecy has an Open Arms Ministry, at 102 N.W. 10th St. The Hurting Women's Ministry meets on the second and fourth Friday of each month at 7 p.m. This is a ministry for women of all ages who are going through or have been through crisis in their lives. For more information, please call 863-254-8304. The First United Methodist Church Library would like to invite everyone to visit their Lending Library, Room 20, at 200 N.E. Second St., in Okeechobee. All are welcome to complete an application, no charge, to take advantage of wholesome reading, viewing and educational material for adults, children and youth. They have ction and non ction in literature, philosophy, religion and Christian romance, social sciences, geography and history. They also have materials for home schooling, with over 200 DVDs, VCRs, cassettes, national magazines, etc. Hours are Sunday, 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, 68 p.m. For further information, call Doris Entry at 863-467-1548. Local churches host special programs

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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 *. Garage/ Yard SalesBUCKHEAD RIDGE 2264 Hunter Rd, March 6 2014, 8 am to 3 pm..... 2 family sale. some furniture, clothing, kitchen dishes, etc...what-nots, pillows, decorations, toys, and lots of other items.. LARGE 4 FAMILY GARAGE SALE 3104 SE 25TH ST,TREASURE ISLAND, SAT 3/8 & SUN 3/9, 8AM-2PM, CLOTHES, LINENS, KITCHEN GADGETS, TOOLS, BOOKS & CHAINSAWS. We Buy Estates Antiques, Collectibles, Household, Tools, Jewelry and etc. Call 863-697-8906 Special Notice GIDEONS: ONE AND ALL COME PRAY WITH US AT THE LODGE ON THE LAKE EVERY SATURDAY AT 6:30 AM. Employment Full Time 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 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, professional uniforms, uniform cleaning service, boot program & more!AUTO TECHNICIAN WANTED Exp. with tools. 863-763-2666 Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Employment Full TimeCLASS 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. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds.DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Employment Full TimeFaith Academy is accepting applications for a teacher in the K-2 classroompassionate, Solid communication skills. Creative Ability to transfer spiritually and educationally into the lives of young children. Call 863-763-8800 RN Nurse Manager RN Nurse Manager with Pediatrics Experience needed full time at Dr. Fred Brown Health Center in Okeechobee. Must have current Florida RN or LPN license. Administrative/Management experience required with strong leadership skills. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Competitive salary & excel. bene ts. Fax resume to (863) 357-2991 or e-mail hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP. 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. Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Business Opportunities NeedEXTRA MONEY?107 SW 17th St • Suite DInquire Within NO PHONE CALLS Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! Business Opportunities How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it 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. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Medical ItemsMOBILITY SCOOTER, COST $1,800. SELLING FOR $450.00 EXCELLENT CONDITION CALL 863-763-6358 MiscellaneousARCADE GAME Lethal Enforcers Gun Fighters Double Pistol Shooting Game. Very Good Condition. Great for Game Room. $275.00/firm. (772)538-6432 Pets/SuppliesBLUE PIT PUPPIES, 8WKS OLD, REGISTERED, $500.00 (863)634-4407 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 When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. 16 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Y ARD SALE MARCH 8TH, 8AM TILL 2PM, 8394 SE 60TH DRIVE(PIONEER ESTATES) TVs, FURNITURE, CLOTHES, TREADMILL, BEDROOM LAMPS, 2 TWIN BEDS AND KITCHEN ITEMS.

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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 RentOkeechobee Beautiful ranch setting, 2/1 -$515.00 and 3/2 $620.00. Newly updated 12 miles NE of town center. Lawn, pest, trash and water included Call for details Mon Fri. No Pets. 863.467.9800. Office Space Rent “Next to Court House” Commercial Space 500 SF and up First month rent free 863-467-0651 OKEE 2500 sq. ft. Corner location, new paint, water, sewer & dumpster included. 1 mo. FREE. 863634-7994. Rooms To RentROOM FOR RENT, BHR$400.00/MONTH, $300.00 DEPOSIT, KITCHEN, LAUNDRY & UTILITIES INCLUDED, EXCEPT PHONE. ONLY RESPONSIBLE MATURE PERSON NEED APPLY CALL 863-467-4572 Waterfront RentalsBEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED 2BD/3BA, ON RIM CANAL WITH A BOAT DOCK, AVAIL. MARCH 1ST CALL 239-246-6301 Houses Sale3/2/1 Furnished, appliances, on water. $350 lot rent. Not mobile home. Metal roof. Possible owner nancing with 1/2 down + $850/mo. $22,500 OBO. 863-467-7996 Lots Sale1/2 Acre Lot, fenced, oak trees, house or mobile home ok, off of 15A & 710 Hwy. One mile to Lake. $21,000 Owner Finance Call 863-610-1600 When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž 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 RentNICE CLEAN Newly Renovated 1bd & 1bd home in nice quiet park, small dog okay, Security required. 239-246-6301 TREASURE ISLAND : 2 BR, 2 BA, Non smoking env. $800 mo. 1st, last & $500 sec. dep. Call (863)634-6114 Mobile HomeSale2BD/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 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 Fleetwood 2,200 sq ft $12K OFF! 3/2 1200 sq ft $9,000 off John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details. Boats17FT ALUMINUM FISHING BOAT AND TRAILER, 50HP MERCURY, TROLLING MOTOR. $4,900.00 O.B.O. CALL 815-347-6282 24FT PONTOON BOAT, 70HP MARINER, 2,000 WATT GENERATOR, ONBOARD HEAD, $5,500 FIRM. CALL AFTER 10AM 815-252-8101 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 Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot Call 941-347-7171 Automobiles1997 CADILLAC DE VILLE EXCELLENT CONDITION $2,950.00 CALL 218-330-0619 Autos WantedCASH FOR CARS No Title Needed, Any Condition. 268junk.com Located in Okeechobee Call (863)268-5865 Pickup Trucks1996 DODGE PR 1500, 5.9 LTR., $2,800.00 O.B.O. CALL 863-634-0646 2007 FORD TRUCK, 4.2L., LINE-X BEDLINER, FORD STEPS, NEW COOPER TIRES, EXCELLENT CONDITION CALL 863-801-1993 Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeOkeechobee County Board of County Commissioners RFP 2014-07 Okeechobee County hereby requests PROPOSALS from quali ed bidders for the rehabilitation of one (1) single-family home located in unincorporated Okeechobee County as a part of the State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) program. Proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 25, 2014 and must be delivered or mailed to: Okeechobee County Housing Coordinator, 304 NW 2nd Street room 222, Okeechobee, FL 34972 (the County will not assume any responsibility for mail being received on time). Any and all proposals received after this time and date will not be opened or considered. Proposals should be submitted in separate sealed envelopes marked State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) Program – RIDLEY For speci c project information contact: Ty or Rollo at (863) 763-5548 or by fax at (863) 763-5276. Speci cations may be obtained from the Housing Coordinator located at 1700 NW 9th Avenue,Okeechobee. Bids will be opened at 3:05 p.m. on April 25, 2014 in the of ce at the above address. A MANDATORY meeting for review of this project will be held on Wednesday, April 04, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the property located at 3239 SW 18th Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Any rm that is not in attendance in this location by 9:05 a.m. will be unable to bid. The County reserves the right to waive formalities or informalities in proposals, to reject any and all proposals, or to negotiate further with any or all proposers and accepts no responsibility for the expense of preparation or delivery of proposals to the County. Okeechobee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking Minority Contractor participation and promotes Fair Housing. Frank Irbry Chairman Okeechobee County Commission 463117 ON 3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013 CA 00027 RREF RB ACQUISITIONS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. L BAR L CATTLE COMPANY, INC.; MORGAN LUMPKIN a/k/a MORGAN E LUMPKIN; LISA LUMPKIN; CHARLES A. LAGRANGE; DEBBIE C. LAGRANGE; GLADES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.; COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA; and ANY UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida: Lots 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, East 1/2 of Lot 16, Lots 26, 27, 28 and 29, Block 4; Lots 11, 12, 13, 26, 27 and 28, Block 5; and Lots 10, 11 and 12, Block 6, all in NORTHWOOD SECTION ONE, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 48, of the Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, on April 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 312 North West 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida, Second Floor, in the Jury Assembly Room, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statues. A 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 February 27, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Sandra L. Creech As Deputy Clerk 461575 ON 3/5,12/2014 Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners RFP 2014-06 Okeechobee County hereby requests PROPOSALS from quali ed bidders for the rehabilitation of one (1) single-family home located in unincorporated Okeechobee County as a part of the State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) program. Proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 25, 2014 and must be delivered or mailed to: Okeechobee County Housing Coordinator, 304 NW 2nd Street room 222, Okeechobee, FL 34972 (the County will not assume any responsibility for mail being received on time). Any and all proposals received after this time and date will not be opened or considered. Proposals should be submitted in separate sealed envelopes marked State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) Program – GRIFFITH For speci c project information contact: Ty or Rollo at (863) 763-5548 or by fax at (863) 763-5276. Speci cations may be obtained from the Housing Coordinator located at 1700 NW 9th Avenue,Okeechobee. Bids will be opened at 3:05 p.m. on April 25, 2014 in the of ce at the above address. A MANDATORY meeting for review of this project will be held on Wednesday, April 04, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the property located at 1708 SW 3RD Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974. Any rm that is not in attendance in this location by 10:05 a.m. will be unable to bid. The County reserves the right to waive formalities or informalities in proposals, to reject any and all proposals, or to negotiate further with any or all proposers and accepts no responsibility for the expense of preparation or delivery of proposals to the County. Okeechobee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking Minority Contractor participation and promotes Fair Housing. Frank Irbry Chairman Okeechobee County Commission 463115 ON 3/5/2014 Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners RFP 2014-05 Okeechobee County hereby requests PROPOSALS from quali ed bidders for the rehabilitation of one (1) single-family home located in unincorporated Okeechobee County as a part of the State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) program. Proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 25, 2014 and must be delivered or mailed to: Okeechobee County Housing Coordinator, 304 NW 2nd Street room 222, Okeechobee, FL 34972 (the County will not assume any responsibility for mail being received on time). Any and all proposals received after this time and date will not be opened or considered. Proposals should be submitted in separate sealed envelopes marked State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) Program – BECKFORD For speci c project information contact: Ty or Rollo at (863) 763-5548 or by fax at (863) 763-5276. Speci cations may be obtained from the Housing Coordinator located at 1700 NW 9th Avenue,Okeechobee. Bids will be opened at 3:05 p.m. on April 25, 2014 in the of ce at the above address. A MANDATORY meeting for review of this project will be held on Wednesday, April 04, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the property located at 2760 NW 36TH Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972. Any rm that is not in attendance in this location by 11:05 a.m. will be unable to bid. The County reserves the right to waive formalities or informalities in proposals, to reject any and all proposals, or to negotiate further with any or all proposers and accepts no responsibility for the expense of preparation or delivery of proposals to the County. Okeechobee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking Minority Contractor participation and promotes Fair Housing. Frank Irbry Chairman Okeechobee County Commission 463114 ON 3/5/2014 Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners RFP 2014-04 Okeechobee County hereby requests PROPOSALS from quali ed bidders for the rehabilitation of one (1) single-family home located in unincorporated Okeechobee County as a part of the State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) program. Proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 25, 2014 and must be delivered or mailed to: Okeechobee County Housing Coordinator, 304 NW 2nd Street room 222, Okeechobee, FL 34972 (the County will not assume any responsibility for mail being received on time). Any and all proposals received after this time and date will not be opened or considered. Proposals should be submitted in separate sealed envelopes marked State Housing Initiative Partnership (S.H.I.P.) Program – SIMMONS For speci c project information contact: Ty or Rollo at (863) 763-5548 or by fax at (863) 763-5276. Speci cations may be obtained from the Housing Coordinator located at 1700 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee. Bids will be opened at 3:05 p.m. on April 25, 2014 in the of ce at the above address. A MANDATORY meeting for review of this project will be held on Wednesday, April 04, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the property located at 9284 NW 80TH Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34972. Any rm that is not in attendance in this location by 2:05 p.m. will be unable to bid. The County reserves the right to waive formalities or informalities in proposals, to reject any and all proposals, or to negotiate further with any or all proposers and accepts no responsibility for the expense of preparation or delivery of proposals to the County. Okeechobee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking Minority Contractor participation and promotes Fair Housing. Frank Irbry Chairman Okeechobee County Commission 463116 ON 3/5/2014 NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT/AMEND RULES OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICTAFFECTED RULES: 40E-2.091, 40E-10.021, 40E-10.031, 40E-10.041, F.A.C.SUMMARY: This rulemaking must be completed prior to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ execution of a Project Partnership Agreement to costshare construction for the Caloosahatchee River West Basin Storage Reservoir (C-43 Reservoir) Project, which is a Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan Project. As a prerequisite to the Corps’ execution, the District must legally protect the water for the natural system as identi ed in the Project Implementation Report. The District elected to use its water reservation authority described in subsection 373.223(4), F.S., to reserve all of the water contained within and released from the C-43 Reservoir for the protection of sh and wildlife in the Caloosahatchee River. The District is proposing to amend these rules to include language relative to this water reservation. No new consumptive use permitting criteria, new or additional permit analysis, or restriction of allocation of surface water is proposed. TIME AND DATE OF HEARINGS: April 10, 2014, beginning 9:00 a.m. LOCATION: South Florida Water Management District, B-1 Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. For further information please contact Don Medellin, Principal Scientist, South Florida Water Management District, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, (800) 432-2045, ext. 6340 or (561) 682-6340, or Jennifer Bokankowitz, Attorney, South Florida Water Management District, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, (800) 432-2045, ext. 2258 or (561) 682-2258. For procedural issues, contact Jan Sluth, Senior Paralegal, South Florida Water Management District, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, (800) 432-2045, ext. 6299 or (561) 682-6299. Appeals of any South Florida Water Management District Board decision require a record of the proceedings. Af fected persons are advised that it may be necessary for them to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities or handicaps who need assistance may contact the District Clerk at (800) 432-2045, ext. 2087 or (561) 682-2087 at least ve business days in advance to make appropriate arrangements. 462715 ON 3/5 CGS 3/6/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12000386-CA-AXMX U.S. BANK TRUST N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR VOLT ASSET HOLDINGS TRUST XVI, Plaintiff, VS. DONALD E. SMITH, SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD E. SMITH, SR.; and UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS, TENANTS, OWNERS, AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, including, if a named defendant is deceased, the personal representatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against that defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Order or Final Judgment entered in this cause on February 19, 2014, in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Okeechobee County, Florida, described as: LOTS 5 AND 6, BLOCK 12, OAKPARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 3, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 3352 SW 21st Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Second Floor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972 at 11:00 a.m.on March 26, 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 FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED this 19th day of February, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court, Okeechobee County, Florida 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. 462984 ON 3/5,12/2014 17 Okeechobee News March 5, 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 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 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 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 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 26th, 2014. Personal Representative: JUDITH WINCHESTER 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 Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? 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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 BANK 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 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. 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 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 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 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 2/26;3/5/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2011 CA 378 TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, VS. ESTATE OF ROGER ESTEP a/k/a ROGER L. ESTEP, if any; MERCY ESTEP a/k/a MERCY ANCERO PRIEST a/k/a MERCY ANCERO; JULIE ANN ESTEP a/k/a JULIE E. PRICE, as an heir/bene ciary of the Estate of Roger Estep; JILL CHRISTINE ESTEP a/k/a JILL C. SHAFTLEIN, as an heir/bene ciary of the Estate of Roger Estep; GINA RENEE ESTEP a/k/a GINA LAMET WAGNER a/k/a GINA R. LAMET, as an heir/bene ciary of the Estate of Roger Estep; TENANT # 1, TENANT # 2, unknown tenants in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 19, 2014 (the “Judgment”), entered in Civil Case No. 2011 CA 378 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida, in which TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and ESTATE OF ROGER ESTEP a/k/a ROGER L. ESTEP; MERCY ESTEP a/k/a MERCY ANCERO PRIEST a/k/a MERCY ANCERO; JULIE ANN ESTEP a/k/a JULIE E. PRICE; JILL CHRISTINE ESTEP a/k/a JILL C. SHAFTLEIN; and GINA RENEE ESTEP a/k/a GINA LAMET WAGNER a/k/a GINA R. LAMET are Defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell the Property as de ned in the Judgment and as set forth below at a public sale on March 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to the “highest bidder,” for cash in the Jury Assembly Room at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 2nd Floor, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. The “highest bidder” for purposes of this Notice of Sale, is de ned as the party who bids the largest amount of money to purchase the Property (as de ned below) and who completes the sale in a timely fashion, as hereinafter set out. The one who bids the largest amount of money to purchase the Property (as de ned below) shall be permitted to complete the sale by delivering to the Clerk, the balance of such bid, over and above the deposit, by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the sale. The following property located in Okeechobee, Florida, is the subject of this Notice of Sale: Lot 220, Treasure Island Unit No. 8, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 91, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida together with all existing or subsequently erected or af xed buildings, improvements, and xtures (the “Land”). In addition, the following described mobile home: 1973 Fleetwood Doublewide (Serial Number 52850U) and 1973 Fleetwood Doublewide (Serial Number 52850X) all pledged as collateral for the subject loan, together with all existing or subsequently erected or af xed buildings, improvements, and xtures (the “Property”). Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED on February 19, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk 462977 ON 3/5,12/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2011-CA-000179 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. GARY R. FRAZIER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 7, 2014 and entered in Case NO. 47-2011CA-000179 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and GARY R FRAZIER; DEBORAH A FRAZIER; TENANT #1 N/K/A RENE RIMES; TENANT #2 N/K/A ROBERT RIMES are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 2nd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 110, THE FIRST ADDITION TO OKEECHOBEE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA. A/K/A 804 12TH STREET SE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 12, 2014. Sharon Robertson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities ActIf 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. 462455 ON 3/5,12/2014 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 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. 461535 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, 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 Public Notice 18 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 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, A S TRUSTEE FOR CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST INC., ASSETBACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WF2; Plaintiff, V S.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 February 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 Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. View obituaries from the past month at http://www.legacy.com Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds.

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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. 47-2012CA-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 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012 CC 141 CATHERINE P. CHESTER, Plaintiff, v. WISLER THEUS, MARIE G. THEUS, MARIE MIMOSE CIVIL, BENITO JEAN, and FEDELINE JEAN, Defendants. CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 18, 2014 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, 2nd Floor, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW Third Street, Okeechobee, Florida, at 11:00 am on March 26, 2014, the following property: LOT M (Count I) The West 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the South 1/2 of the South 1/2 of Tract 02, Section 10, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot M). LOT D (Count II) The West 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the North 1/2 of Tract 27, Section 11, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot D). LOT I (Count III) The East 1/2 of the East 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the South 1/2 of Tract 17, Section 12, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot I). LOT I (Count IV) The East 1/2 of the East 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the South 1/2 of Tract 28, Section 12, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot I). LOT H (Count V) The East 1/2 of the East 1/2 of the South 1/2 of the North 1/2 of Tract 28, Section 24, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot H). LOT D (Count VI) The West 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the North 1/2 of Tract 31, Section 36, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot D). LOT B (Count VII) The West 1/2 of the East 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the North 1/2 of Tract 31, Section 13, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot B). LOT O (Count IX) The West 1/2 of the East 1/2 of the South 1/2 of the South 1/2 of Tract 14, Section 24, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot 0). LOT N (Count X) The East 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the South 1/2 of the South 1/2 of Tract 10, Section 24, Township 34 South, Range 33 East, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 3A through D, inclusive, Public Records of Okeechobee County, Florida. (1.25 acres)(aka Lot N). 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. Dated: February 19, 2014. SHARON ROBERTSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: SANDRA L. CREECH Deputy Clerk 462834 ON 3/5,12/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 47-2009-CA-000337 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL TREMBLAY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Amended Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 5, 2014 and entered in Case No. 47-2009-CA-000337 of the Circuit Court of the NINETEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for OKEECHOBEE County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC’, is the Plaintiff and DANIEL TREMBLAY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, 2ND FLOOR, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 312 N.W. 3RD STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972 at 11:00AM, on the 2nd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: EAST 1/2 OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF TRACT 14, SECTION 22, AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 3-3E, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO A ROAD AND DRAINAGE EASEMENT ACROSS THE NORTH THIRTY FEET, (30’), OF THE AFOREMENTIONED LOT. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# GAFL675A78318AV21 & GAFL675B78318AV21 A/K/A 18134 NW 282 ND STREET, OKEECHOBEE, FL 3497200001Plaintiff name has changed pursuant to order previously entered. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 7, 2014. Sharon Robertson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Sandra L. Creech Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities ActIf 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. 462456 ON 3/5,12/2014 Public Notice 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, Ana Dominguez also known as Ana 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;3/5,12/2014 Public Notice 19 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOROKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 472011CA000176CAXXXX THE 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 as provided herein. DATED: 12/6/2013 SHARON ROBERTSON Clerk of Court BY: Sandra L. Creech 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, A DA Coordinator, 250 NW Country Club Drive, Suite 217, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986, (772) 807-4370 at least 7 days before your 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, VS. 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 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. 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, ADA Coordinator, 250 NW Coun-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 try 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 IN 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 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 da y of Januar y, IN 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, 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 IN 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 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 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; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 458533 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 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. 461552 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 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; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 461541 ON 2/26;3/5/2014 READING A NEWSPAPER...makes you a more informed and interesting person. No wonder readers are more successful!

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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.: 10-CA-000128 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. DIANA M. GARCIA, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 10, 2014, and entered in Case No. 10-CA-000128 of the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Okeechobee County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Diana M Garcia, Roberto A Garcia, Unknown Tenant #1 aka Cassie Barcsansld, Unknown Tenant #2 aka Chris Peaden, 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 2nd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 35 EAST, OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 19, BEAR NORTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF SECTION 19, A DISTANCE OF 966.15 FEET TO THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF THAT PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 420 PAGE 1726 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE POINTOF-BEGINNING:THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF SECTION 19, A DISTANCE OF 1342.62 FEET;THENCE BEAR SOUTH 35 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST TO THE INTERSECTION WITH A CUL-DE-SAC IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY AT THE TERMINUS OF NW 38TH STREET, A DISTANCE OF 2159.78 FEET; SAID CUL-DE-SAC CONCAVES TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH A RADIUS OF 50.00 FEET AND A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 25 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 39 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 53.22 FEET; THENCE ALONG ARC OF SAID CURVE A DISTANCE OF 56.12 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH A CURVE IN THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF NORTHWEST 38TH AVENUE TO: SAID CURVE CONCAVING TO THE SOUTHWEST AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 1686.56 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGEL OF 01 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 32 SECONDS; THENCE ALONG ARC OF SAID CURVE A DISTANCE OF 58.15 FEET TO THE POINT OF COMPOUND CURVE TO THE LEFT IN THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF NORTHWEST 38TH AVE: SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 526.04 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 35 SECONDS; THENCE ALONG ARC OF SAID CURVE A DISTANCE OF 53.65 FEET TO THE NORTHEASTERLY BOUNDARY OF THAT PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 420 PAGE 1726 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA; THENCE BEAR NORTH 78 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 31 SECONDS WEST. ALONG SAID BOUNDARY OF PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SAID O.R. BOOK 420 PAGE 1726 A DISTANCE OF 374.91 FEET;THENCE BEAR NORTH 61 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST, ALONG BOUNDARY OF PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 420 PAGE 1726. A DISTANCE OF 951.77 FEET; THENCE BEAR NORTH 43 MINUTES 42 SECONDS 12 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1889.59 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING A/K/A 17977 NW 38TH 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 le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Okeechobee County, Florida this 11th 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 11-87284 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. 462446 ON 3/5,12/2014 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, 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 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. 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 20 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 CALL 511 TOLL FREE FOLLOW FL511 ON TWITTER VISIT FL511.COM FLORIDA 511 FREE APPS A toll-free resource of the Florida Department of Transportation (standard mobile phone minutes, text message and data charges may apply) TRAFFIC INFO ALL THE TIME 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, successor 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 A ssembly 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 immediatel y u p on receivin g 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 Reading a newspaper makes you a more informed and interesting person.No wonder newspaper readers are more successful! Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds

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Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-CP-18 IN RE: ESTATE OF OSCAR LEWIS DANIEL, II a/k/a OSCAR LEWIS DANIEL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS T he 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. A ll 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 NOT ICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll 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. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE T IME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECT ION 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. T he 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. A ttorneys for Personal Representative401 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 T elephone: 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 2014-CP-000017 IN RE: The Estate of CATHERINE R. LITTERAL Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CATHERINE R. LITTERAL, deceased, whose date of death was January 9, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 34972. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE T IME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER T HE 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 T HE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The rst publication date of this notice is: March 5, 2014. Personal Representative: SHEREE LYNN LITTERAL MACY A ttorney for Personal Representative: COLIN M. CAMERON, ESQ. 200 N. E. 4th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34972 (863) 763-8600 Fla. Bar No. 270441 colin@ccameronlaw.com 463131 ON 3/5,12/2014 21 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 BUSINESS&SERVICEDIRECTORY AIR CONDITIONING ATTORNEYS WANTED TO BUY ADVERTISE HERE FURNITURE LOCAL DONATIONS HEALTH FOODS 863-763-6742 7/24 SERVICE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS208 SW 5thAve. € OkeechobeeEMORY WALKER EMORY WALKER CO. INC. CO. INC.Air Conditioning & RefrigerationCAC042747 CAC014022 CAC057129Serving the Lake Area for 40 Years! 763-8391CACO 23499€24/7 Emergency Service€Senior Citizen Discount€ FREE Estimates on System Replacements. We Sell The Best And Service The Rest!Ž HOSKINS, TURCO, LLOYD & LLOYD HoskinsTurco.com 212 S. Parrott Ave Okeechobee357-5800 Local donations helping Local peopleA ministry with a heart for the hurtingFREE PICKUPOkeechobee Campus 7595 NE 128th Ave, Okeechobee, FL863-763-4224www.faithfarm.orgAccepting donations of household goods. Elliotts Pawn Shop419 W.S. Park St. € 863.763-5553W e B u y S c r a p G o l d S i l v e r a n d C o i n s Rebecca Boldt Hamilton, P.A.REBECCA H. BOLDT, Attorney at Law RICHARD W. SEYMOUR, Attorney at Law 863-467-1894 An Aordable Way to Advertise! email: okeeadsales@newszap.com Okeechobee 2014Youth Livestock Show and Sale Join us in congratulating our Future Farmers of America and our 4-H participants for another year of a job well done!! Ad Space Reservation Deadline: March 31  Call 863.763.3134 today!

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22 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 orida.newszap.com Special to the Okeechobee NewsPatriotic Quilt WinnerKaren Saucier was the happy winner of the Patriotic Quilt from the DAR on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Battle of Okeechobee weekend. The quilt, made by DAR member Sharon Buck, earned donations for Scholarship Funds. Shown left to right are Su George (DAR regent) and Karen Saucier. Special to the Okeechobee NewsEconomic Council learns about Brown elds programThe Economic Council of Okeechobee met at the IRSC Dixon Hendry Campus on Feb. 5 to learn more about the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Brown elds Redevelopment Program. This program empowers communities, local governments and other stakeholders in economic development to work together to prevent, assess, clean up and reuse brown elds. Learn more about this program at the website: http://www.dep.state. .us/mainpage/programs/brown elds.htm. Pictured (L-R) are Frank Irby, Sandy Perry, Courtney Kuhn, Greg Kennedy, Paul Wierzbicki, Clayton Williams, Art Torvela, Matthew Chapman, John Renfranz, Jon Geitner and Tara Minton Rowley. The Economic Council of Okeechobee meets monthly with an invited speaker on various topics that are important to the community; call 863-467-0200 for information. Okeechobee News/ Eric KoppDonations given to Big Lake MissionsBig Lake Missions of Okeechobee was the recent recipient of two hogs that were donated by Doug Ward of WW Sod and Equipment Company, through the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce. This is the second consecutive year Mr. Ward has purchased hogs at the South Florida Fair and then donated them to the local mission, who then feeds the meat to the needy. With a vehicle of food behind them, on hand for the donation Wednesday, Feb. 19, were: (left to right) OCSO Deputy Captain Gary Bell, Big Lake Missions volunteer Virginia Mattix, Big Lake Missions Director Mary Anne Swinford, Mr. Ward and Big Lake Missions Outreach Director Bruce Swinford. Special to the Okeechobee NewsVIP: Violence Is PreventableMartha's House Prevention Team and chaperones took 20 young people to the VIP (Violence Is Preventable) Youth Summitt in Orlando. The kids had a wonderful time at the CoCo Key Resort and great workshops dealing with Teen Dating Violence and other teen issues. The adult workshops dealt with how to communicate and work with teens. The workshops were held at the First Baptist Church on John Young Parkway. Everybody had a good time.

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23 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Bombed 6 Hindu title 11 Easy letters? 14 Board 15 Bar mixer 16 Mme., across the Pyrenees 17 Evian, in Evian 19 One who cant pass the bar? 20 Marked for removal 21 House coat 23 Thankfully credit 28 Org. concerned with the No Child Left Behind Act 29 Ambulance arrival sites, briefly 30 London taxi 31 She played Julia in Julie & JuliaŽ 33 Bohemian dance 34 Novelist Ferber 35 One way to serve beef 37 SASE enclosure, maybe 41 Weaklings 43 Place for a large umbrella 44 Mooches 47 She turned pro before her 16th birthday 49 Sch. with a Mesa campus 50 Sweet treat with an exclamation point in its name 53 One of the deadly sins 54 Pianist Claudio 55 __ Tom 56 Classic noel 62 __ Today 63 Joint-forming bones 64 Surface with legs 65 Author 66 Tell off 67 Slammin Sammy of golf DOWN 1 Sailors pronoun 2 Ode title words 3 Kwik-E-Mart guy on The SimpsonsŽ 4 __ plume 5 1999 Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee 6 Takes the wheel 7 Prolix 8 Santa __ winds 9 CoolŽ amount 10 Chipping tool 11 Make responsible for, as a case 12 19th-century literary family name 13 Stuffed mouse, e.g. 18 Card or Met 22 Capital south of the Black Sea 23 My treat!Ž 24 Whackers target 25 Merit 26 Grand 27 Dutch Golden Age painter 32 Showed disinterest, maybe 33 Early a.m. wear 35 AKC part: Abbr. 36 Daisy lead-in 38 Try 39 Plastic choice 40 Decant 42 Formed by the solidification of magma 43 Bookish types 44 Absorbs, in a way 45 More than words 46 Buckeye 47 Put on alert 48 Concerning, in memos 51 Erie __ 52 John Arbuckles coffee 57 LPN skill 58 Californias __ Nuevo State Park 59 16th prez 60 Form ending 61 Post-op dose By Don Gagliardo (c)2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 12/08/11 12/08/11 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis xwordeditor@aol.com CALL 511 TOLL FREE FOLLOW FL511 ON TWITTER VISIT FL511.COM FLORIDA 511 FREE APPS A toll-free resource of the Florida Department of Transportation (standard mobile phone minutes, text message and data charges may apply) TRAFFIC INFO ALL THE TIME Stop smoking classes offeredFree nicotine replacement therapy may b e available for those that are eligible. The Q uit Smoking Now classes run one hour f or six consecutive weeks, plus Tools to Q uit classes are also available. Classes start W ednesday, March 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the O keechobee Public Library. Call 877-8192 357 to register. H ospice holding yard saleHospice, at 411 S.E. Fourth St., will hold i ts yard sale on Wednesday, March 5 and T hursday, March 6, from 8 a.m. until noon. D onations are accepted daily. Call 863-6976 389 for information. E agles hosting ham dinnerThe Cypress Hut Eagles, 4509, will serve a baked ham dinner by Carla on Wednesday, M arch 5 Dinner starts at 5 p.m. Proceeds f rom these events go to community and nat ional charity funds. For information, call the C ypress Hut Eagles at 863-467-1154. A sh Wednesday service is setOkeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N Parrott Ave., will have an Ash Wednesday S ervice at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 Everyone is invited. For information, call 8 63-824-0013. P oker tournament is March 5The Dr. Fred Brown Memorial Schola rship Poker Tournament will be held W ednesday, March 5 at the Speckled Perch S teak House. The rst 100 players have guara nteed seating. Pre-register to play. Sponsors hips are available. For information, contact R uss Brown at 772-285-9914; or, by e-mail at r band3@yahoo.com. C oalition board will meetThe Okeechobee Healthy Start Coalition b oard of directors will meet Wednesday, M arch 5 at 11 a.m. in their of ce located i n the White House Plaza, 1132 S. Parrott A ve. The meeting is open to the public. The c oalition is part of a statewide network res ponsible for planning and implementing s ervices for pregnant women and infants. T he coalition is made up of citizens intereste d in promoting healthy families and healthy o utcomes for babies in Okeechobee. For inf ormation, contact executive director Kay B egin at 863-462-5877.Special night for writers setThe Okeechobee County Library, 206 S .W. 16th St., will host an open mic night for w riters Thursday, March 6 starting at 5:30 p .m. All genres are welcome. Each reader w ill get ve minutes. The public is invited to h ear our local authors' stories, poems and e ssays. For information, call Jan Day at 8633 57-9980.AMVETS offer bingoJoin the AMVETS, Post 200, 8590 S.R. 78 W., on Friday, March 7 at noon for bingo. Receive a bingo page free. We are a small post with a big heart. For information, call 330-556-1576.Fish fry aids burn victimThe Okeechobee City Fire Department will host a sh fry Friday, March 7 to bene t 18-year-old Walter Morgan, the son of Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD) Detective Scott Morgan. Walter received secondand third-degree burns over 85 percent of his body while trying to restart a camp re. Meals will be served starting at 11 a.m. and will consist of sh with Popeye's cole slaw, Pogey's cheese grits and Golden Corral hushpuppies. Dinners will cost $8 each, and deliveries will be available for orders of ve or more. Iced tea will be available for an additional $1. For tickets contact: OCPD Detective Kelley Margerum at 863-763-5521; Michele Bell at the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce, 863-763-3117; Cindy Kemp at the Okeechobee County Jail, 863-357-5370; or, Jill Rogers at 863-634-0870.Chair giveaway aids charitiesFamily Dentistry, Wemmer Orthodontics, Everglades Pediatric and Tenniswood Dental Associates will give away re-purposed chairs for charity from Feb. 24 through March 7 in their of ces. The charities bene tting from these proceeds will be Real Life Children's Ranch, Right for the Fight, Rylee's Hope and the March of Dimes. The grand nale will follow during the Speckled Perch Festival. Visit www.fdofokeechobee.com for information.Moose planning hog roastOkeechobee Moose, #1753, 159 S.E. 36th St., are planning a membership drive and hog roast for Saturday, March 8, in the tiki hut. There will be music, food and fun. It will also be open to the public. Proceeds go to support Moose Charities programsTea party fundraiser plannedA Princess and Prince Tea Party will be held at OHS on Saturday, March 8 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on behalf on the OHS Drama Club. Wear your princess and prince costumes, have punch and cookies, and get your picture taken. There will also be a coloring contest. For information, call Mrs. Raulerson at 863-462-5025 Ext. 8011.VFW will have tent at festivalVFW Post 10539, 3912 U.S. 441 S.E., will have a booth at the Speckled Perch Festival on March 8 at Flagler Park with information about VFW, membership and the sale of poppies to raise money for veterans programs. C ommunity Events Brought to you by:863.763.6461Lic#CAC1817236

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 David and Janet Hatch of Orlando, Florida, annouce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, to Jeffery Price, son of Mary Beth and George Cooper of Okeechobee, Florida, and the late Hal Price. Jennifer graduated from the Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida, and is currently employed at Baker Barrios Architects in Orlando, Florida. Jeff graduated from Okeechobee High School in 1995 and is currently employed in the health and “tness “eld in Orlando, Florida. Jennifer and Jeff are planning a February, 2015, wedding in Winter Park, Florida, where they currently reside. JEFFERY PRICE ENGAGEMENT JENNIFER HATCH & Open at 5 pm Tuesday Thursday & Noon Friday, Saturday & Sunday Presented by: Childrens Services Council Gilbert Chevrolet Syfrett Feed Domers Quail Creek Waste Management Mosaic Okeechobee Dodge Raulerson Hospital Seminole Casino Publix St. Lucie Battery & Tire Center State Bank Glades Electric Co-op Florida Public Utilities Seacoast Bank Walpole Feed State Farm TD Bank .. 24 Okeechobee News March 5, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News On Feb. 28 Publix Super Markets in Okeechobee received an award from the United Way and United Way Partner Agencies for their generous contributions to the United Way Campaign on Feb. 20 for Publix A ppreciation Day. Publix associates contributed over $30,000 to the United Way of Okeechobee Campaign. Steve Lafferty, Manager of Publix Store #118 and his team received an award from Cliff Smith of the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee. “Publix is an extraordinary community partner. The company and the employees understand how important it is to give back to their community,” said Mr. Smith. “All 12 United Way Partner Agencies in Okeechobee County deeply appreciate your generous contributions.” The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee raises funds for human service organizations in our community, and promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies, focusing on issues and solutions to improve lives. All funds raised in Okeechobee County support Okeechobee United Way Partner Agencies. For more information, please call United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee at 239433-2000 or visit www.unitedwaylee.org. United Way thanks local Publix Special to the Okeechobee NewsPublix Supermarket employees with a United Way Award and thank you from United Way Partner Agencies. 2014 Okeechobee Cattlemen’s SweetheartAllyson Trimble has been chosen as the 2014 Okeechobee Cattlemen’s Sweetheart. She is a 2013 graduate of Okeechobee High School and currently is a student at Indian River State College. She will compete this June in Marco Island for the Florida Cattlemen’s Sweetheart title. Special to the Okeechobee News