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Lightning strikes start res; high winds tear off roof; waterspout spotted on the Big OBy Katrina ElskenOkeechobee News This week has brought some wild weather to Okeechobee with lighting strikes, heavy rain, strong winds and a waterspout. On Tuesday, a lightning strike started a 50-acre brush re in an abandoned grove at the end of Micco Bluff Road in Okeechobee. That same day, lightning was also blamed for brush res in Martin, Highlands and Glades Counties. Tuesday evening, high winds took the roof off a Florida room in Ancient Oaks RV Park off U.S. Highway 441 S.E. On Wednesday evening, Okeechobee County was under a severe weather alert from the National Weather Service. At 7:50 p.m., NWS Doppler Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm producing waterspouts and winds 34 knots or greater over Lake Okeechobee, northwest of Sand Cut. At 7:51 p.m., weather spotters reported seeing a waterspout over Lake Okeechobee south of Taylor Creek moving north at about 5 mph, Around 8 p.m., Okeechobee residents reported seeing a waterspout over Eagle Bay, and many took photos of the weather phenomenon and posted the photos on social media. The waterspout dissipated before reaching land. Mother Nature puts on a show Friday, May 30, 2014 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 105 No. 65 See page 4 for information about how to contact this newspaper. C o r p s r e d u c e s Corps reduces o w f r o m l a k e t o ow from lake to C a l o o s a h a t c h e e Caloosahatchee ... Page 8 OHS baseball team honored ... Page 7 Special to the Okeechobee News/ Jessie WeigumOkeechobee residents reported a waterspout on Lake Okeechobee near Eagle Bay around 8 p.m. on Wednesday. The waterspout dissapated before it hit land and did no damage, according to the National Weather Service. ME says teen drowned ... Page 5 12.49 feetLast Year: 13.27 feet Lake Levels S ource: South Florida Water M anagement District. Depth given in feet above sea level Special to the Okeechobee News/ Ann HinesA thunderstorm brought high winds that took the roof off the screen room of a park model RV in Ancient Oaks RV Park on Tuesday evening. The roof landed partially on two homes and partially on a palm tree. No one was injured. See WEATHER Page 18 Teen accused of grand theft auto ... Page 13

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Today: Partly cloudy early with thunderstorms becoming likely during the afternoon. High 87F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Tonight: Thunderstorms during the evening, then skies turning partly cloudy overnight. Low around 70F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.Extended ForecastSaturday: Partly cloudy early with thunderstorms becoming likely during the afternoon. High around 85F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Saturday Night: Thunderstorms in the evening will give way to partly cloudy skies overnight. Low around 70F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Sunday: Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High around 85F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Harvest of Hope thanks sponsorsOn May 19, Okeechobee High School celebrated their Harvest of Hope. On behalf of Mrs. Algarin, the Migrant Advocate would like to thank all of the businesses that sponsored this event. These generous contributions were given to a total of 57 students in the Class of 2014. Therefore, our special thanks goes to: Provost Russ Brown and Josh Padgett from IRSC, Jenny Pung from Raulerson Hospital, Osiel Luviano of Luviano Roo ng & Construction, Inc., Cecilia Elliott from Harbor Community Bank, Antoinette Rodriguez from Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee, Morgan's Furniture, Badcock Furniture & More, Beef O Brady's, Brown Cow Sweetery, Jersey Mike's, Raulerson's Art Studio, Carquest, Hi-Tek Automotive, AutoZone, Tire Zone, Tires Plus, E & E Automotive, Mom's Kitchen, Pizza Heaven, Zippy's Wings, Domino's Pizza, El Primo Boost Wireless, Bella Rose Spa, Teresa Shea r Design, Rose Waldron, The Chop Shop, Pio Barber Shop, Santa Fe Restaurant, El Rancho Market, CVS, Tin Fish Restaurant for food platters & gift certi cates, and to all the parents that cooked the delicious foods for everyon e to enjoy following this event. Flerida Algarin Judicial Complex security I do not think the Board of County Commissioners will be able to operate (fund) c ourthouse security within the same budget as the sheriff was able to, but now we w ait and see. And what is going to happen if the judge was to move his court sessions t o another, adequately secured, courthouse w ithin this district? For as the judge pointed out in his letter, it would probably cause an increase in jail population due to backlog, t hus increasing the cost of operations to the c orrectional facility. Maybe the BOCC should have tried a softer parley. They probably wouldn't need as much s ecurity if the court of cers treated everyone fairly and as human beings. I've seen of c ers have pre-disposed opinions before even hearing either side.County jail Well now I am confused. Is there enough money to run the jail safely already in the b udget or not? The story in the Wednesday paper quoted Major Stephens that they were moving some personnel schedules around to make sure there were 10 per shift, but did not add any positions. The county gave the sheriff another $500,000 in the budget compromise but none of that money is going to the jail. So, if the jail was so dangerously underfunded, wouldn't part of that $500,000 have been allocated to address that danger?Hurricane season I saw on the news that most people interviewed said that if a hurricane warning is given and they are told to evacuate, they won't go. This is what gets people killed. If you live in a mobile home or a low-lying area, and the of cials tell you it is not safe, you need to go. If you weren't here in 2004 or 2005, you don't know what those winds can do, even a Cat 1 storm. And if you are in a low-lying area, ooding is very likely and when the power lines go down and there is ood water in the streets, well it is a dangerous situation that you do not want to be in the middle of.Memorial Day The Memorial Day services in the park were just wonderful. And it was great to see such a big crowd come out to show their respect for the soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who gave their lives for our freedom and who put themselves in harm's way to keep us safe. Hats off to all of those who organized the event. Adding that tent to keep the sun off the crowd was a terri c idea. Why doesn't Okeechobee have a Memorial Day Parade? Just asking. May 30, 2014 4 Okeechobee News OPINION Public Forum/Speak Out Letter to the editorSpeak 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 NewsLeft to right are Elizabeth Ruiz, Jaisalyn Santiago, Jose Santibanez, Tabatha Henry, Osiel Luviano and Carissa Licata. Special to the Okeechobee NewsLeft to right are Alexis Calvillo, Jose Santibanez, Ana Huerta, Osiel Luviano, Erica Ruiz and Flerida Algarin. Okeechobee Forecast Editor: Katrina Elsken Circulation Manager: Dee Gaudin Publisher: Tom Byrd

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Boy was with youth group v isiting Douglas Rope SwingBy Eric KoppOkeechobee NewsThe of cial cause of death for a 15-yearold West Palm Beach youth has been ruled as drowning by the District 19 Medical Examiner's Of ce. The teen, Oquan Reed, was with a church group at an area known locally as the Douglas Rope Swing on Saturday, May 17, when the incident occurred. According to Michele Bell, public information of cer for the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO), the medical examiner just released the of cial cause of death. A report by OCSO Deputy Bart Potter indicated the incident occurred around 10:23 a.m. at a body of water owned by David R. and Carolyn F. Douglas on N.E. 112th St. The report stated the group was from Urban Life Impact and was staying on adjacent property owned by Sandy Leigh Erneston and her husband. The group stays there every year, added the report. Deputy Potter stated there was a rope hanging from a zip line in the area of the pond where the teen apparently went under. Oquan's cousin reportedly told the deputy he saw Oquan trying to swim and grab the line. OCSO divers Deputy Sergeant Shannon Peterson and Detective Sergeant Jimmy Mills entered the pond and Sgt. Peterson recovered the teen's body in about 40 feet of water. Medical Examiner says WPB teen drowned 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 You are welcome to come visit and enjoy the traditional worship and music. Come and share in the word of GodTrinityFreeWillBaptistChurchSunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship 11:00 am Sunday Bible Study 6:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study 6:00 pm Pastor : Thomas Dees 1840 N.E. 39th Blvd (Cemetery Rd) Okeechobee, Florida 34972 Telephone: 863-763-4962 BAPTIST BAPTIST Join us for old-fashioned preaching based on the Bible, God-focused prayer, hymns we grew up on, Southern Gospel favorites, and piano and bass duets on th St. (approx. 6 miles north on 441)Rev. Richard GilesSunday at 10:45am and 6pm., with Sunday School at 9:45am and Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 6pm. CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR“Come worship with us”Sunday 8 am & 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Mass in English 12:30 pm Holy Eucharist Mass in Spanish Wednesday 6 pm Holy Eucharist Service Visit our website at churchofoursaviourokeechobee.org200 NW 3rd Street 863-763-4843 EPISCOPAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH Take a Walk on the Wild Side!New friends ~ Amazing experiments~ Untamed games Lip-smacking snacks ~ Surprising adventures ~ Incredible music OKEECHOBEE CHRISTIAN CHURCH Vacation Bible School June 9 June 13 ~ 6:00 to 8:30 PM For more information, call 863-467-78583055 SE 18th Terrace(Charles Harvey Highway) MOVIE TICKETS:Adults $6.50 Children 12 & under $5.00 Senior Citizens $5.00 all movies Matinees $4.50Fri., May 30TH Thurs., June 5THFor Info, Call 763-7202 III: “MALEFICENT”Fri., Tues. & Thurs 7:00 & 9:00, Sat., Sun., & Wed. 2:00, 4:15, 7:00 & 9:00, Mon 3:00 & 7:00II: “BLENDED”Fri., Tues. & Thurs 7:00 & 9:00, Sat., Sun., & Wed. 2:00, 4:15, 7:00 & 9:00, Mon 3:00 & 7:00I: “X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST”Fri., Tues. & Thurs 7:00 & 9:15, Sat., Sun., & Wed. 2:00, 4:15, 7:00 & 9:15, Mon 3:00 & 7:00 PG-13 PG-13 PG 5 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014 By Eric KoppOkeechobee NewsA young girl was reportedly bitten by a pit bull when it lunged at the puppy she w as holding and bit her on the arm, stated an Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO) report. Deputy John Ashby indicated in his report that the incident occurred around 5:15 p.m. Saturday, May 24, in the northwest section of the county. According to the report, the dog attacked the girl's puppy and she was able to separate the dogs. Then, as she was holding the puppy, the pit bull attacked again and accidentally bit her on the arm. Deputy Ashby indicated in his report the girl, whose age is unknown, had two small puncture wounds to her right forearm. She was taken to an unidenti ed hospital for treatment. The pit bull was turned over to John W. Conner, an of cer with Okeechobee County Animal Control. Deputy Ashby went on to state the owner of the pit bull did not produce any records of the dog receiving any vaccinations at the time of the incident. The pit bull will remain with animal control until its owner can produce the vaccination records, added the deputy. Pit bull attacks puppy, bites girl The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the in uence (DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO), the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), the Florida Highw ay Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and W ildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) or the Department of Corrections (DOC). Branden Tyler Masiero, 17, S.E. 40th A ve., Okeechobee, was arrested May 27 by Deputy Heath Hughes on a juvenile take and hold warrant charging him with the felony of burglary of a dwelling, and the misdemeanor of possession of an alcoholic beverage by a person under the age of 21. He was booked into the Okeechobee County Jail then taken to the St. Lucie Regional Detention Center in Fort Pierce. Danielle M. Zitzler, 29, S.E. 12th St., Okeechobee, was arrested May 27 by Deputy William Jolly on a DOC warrant charging her with the felonies of violation of probation grand theft and violation of probation burglary of a structure. She is being held without bond. Mike Altamirano, 37, of West Palm Beach, was arrested May 28 and charged with retail theft. He was accused of shoplifting items totalling $114. Bond was set at $750. OCPD Of cer A. Almatan was the arresting of cer. This column lists arrests and not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who is later found innocent or has had the charges against them dropped is welcome to inform this newspaper. The information will be con rmed and printed. Okeechobee Arrest Report

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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.Letch Bundy, 83KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Letch Bundy, age 83, husband of Juanita (Hood) Bundy of Knoxville, Tennessee and formerly of Laurel County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the home of his granddaughter. He was the father of Rene Guagenti and husband Frank of London, Kentucky, Terri McDonald and Steve of Lexington, Kentucky, Benjamin Letch Bundy and wife Pam of Somerset, Kentucky, Stuart Helton and wife Julia of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Sheryl Parker of Niceville, Florida. The brother of Wendell Bundy of Cincinnati, Ohio. The grandfather of Brandi Dixon and husband Darren, Brittney Burns and husband Roger all of London, Kentucky, Samantha Bundy of Winton, California, Charlie Bundy of Somerset, Kentucky, Zachary Helton and Zoe Helton both of Knoxville, Tennessee. The great grandfather of Makayla Burns, Maddie Burns, and Allison Faye Burns, all of London, Kentucky. He was also blessed with a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by his rst wife, Faye Hyde Bundy; by his parents, Sawyers and Mary Sams Bundy; by four brothers, John Bundy, Ernest Bundy, Charlie Bundy, and Sawyers “Buster” Bundy; and by ve sisters, Grace Thompson, Edna Roberts, Lettie Creech, Norma Lee Sibert, and Margaret Cope. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, a member of New Testament Baptist Church in Okeechobee, Florida, and a car salesman. Funeral services for Letch Bundy will be 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014 in London Funeral Home Chapel with Darren Cupp of ciating. Burial will follow in A.R. Dyche Memorial Park in London, Kentucky with the local DAV in charge of Military Honors. The family of Letch Bundy will receive friends at London Funeral Home after 7 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2014. Pallbearers will be Frank Guagenti, Steve McDonald, Stuart Helton, Darren Dixon, Jim Farmer, and Roger Burns. Robert John Daniel, 70OKEECHOBEE — Robert John Daniel, of Okeechobee/Buckhead Ridge (BHR) passed away on May 23, 2014 in Gulfport, Miss. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. to the late Robert and Kathleen Daniel. Robert had been a resident of Buckhead Ridge since 2011, coming from Las Cruces, New Mexico. He was the owner of Verdes Tropicana Bowling Center in West Palm Beach. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and an active member of the Abou Saad Shriners, formerly Canal Zone, in Panama. A computer systems analyst by profession, he loved spending his free time shing and boating and spending time with his family, friends and his faithful companion, Princess. Left to cherish his memory are his wife and best friend of 41 years, Jessie Daniel; daughter, Amanda M. Daniel (Gary Gray) of Denver, Colo.; son, David R. Daniel (Samantha Rodgers) of Portland, Ore.; and his darling granddaughter, Stella Angelica Rodgers Daniel. Robert’s family and friends will be celebrating his life from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Verdes Tropicana Bowling Center, 2500 N. Florida Mango Road in West Palm Beach. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Shriners International, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or the Florida English Bulldog Rescue, P.O. BOX 754 Odessa, FL 33556. James W. Young, Founder Seawinds F uneral Group3833 SE 18th Terrace, Okeechobee 863-357-7283okeechobeeseawinds.com Cremation ..............................$495 Cremation & Chapel Service ..$870 Traditional Cremation (includes rental casket) ..........$2,495 Traditional Funeral & Burial $1,995 Graveside Service ................$1,495 PRE-ARRANGEMENT (Financing Available) Cremation $95 down $10 a month for 45 months Creamation with Chapel Service .. $195 down $17 a month for 45 months Traditional Funeral & Burial ....... $500 down, $100 month for 45 months This includes minimum Casket, Vault and Open/Closing of Grave Site These prices do not include cash advance items. Obituaries 6 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014Owen ‘Lindy’ Lindaman, 94OKEECHOBEE — Owen “Lindy” Lindaman died May 27, 2014. He was born April 7, 1920 in Staples, Minnesota. Lindy was preceded in death by his wife, Penny; parents, Bud E. Lindaman and Emma O. Swant; and brother, Bud Lindaman Mr. Lindaman proudly served his country in the US Army in 1942 and served until 1945, stationed in the Paci c, as a submarine radio operator during WWII. He was a Marksman Sharpshooter and earned many medals, and two Bronze Service Stars. A proud member of UAW Local 659, Lind y was an inspector at the “Chevy in the Hole”, the site of the birthplace of the original General Motors and the historic sit-down strike o f 1936-1937 in Flint, Michigan. He retired from General Motors in 1975 and came to Okeechobee from Michigan in 1977 with his beloved Penny by his side to indulge in his favorite pastimes, shing and gardening. He is survived by his children by love, Joe and Toni Doyle of Okeechobee, their children, Justin (Shelly) and Joseph (Cindy) and their six grandsons, who proudly called him Pa; daughter, Linda Lindaman Arroz; grandson, Carl “CJ” LePage; great grandson, Morgan Jacyee LePage all o f Los Angeles, California; nephew, Philip (Cindy) Lindaman of Staples, Minnesota. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014 at Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home with Brother Joe Bishop of ciating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of owers, memorials may be made to Heroes For Hope, Cancer Support Center, 1115 N Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972. 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. Special to the Okeechobee NewsAs you and your dog head outside to enjoy the warmer weather, it’s important to remember pet safety. Heat can be dangerous for pets, increasing the chances of heat-related stress or illness, including sun burns, skin cancers and heat stroke. The American Veterinarian Medical Association (AVMA) wants to help you keep y our pups safe this summer with tips to protect dogs from the heat. Remember, dogs can’t expel heat as w ell as humans can, so be sure to follow these tips to make sure your dog stays cool this summer! 1. Never leave your dog in the car. Ever. Temperatures can rise as much as twenty degrees inside a vehicle in ten minutes, and can reach up to 115 degrees when the outside temperature is only 70! Leave y our dog at home instead, your pup will thank you! 2. Make sure your dog has access to water at all times. As temperatures get hotter, it’s important for your dog to have water available. If your dog’s water bowl is left in the sun for a while, replace it with fresh, cold water that will cool your dog down. 3. Make sure your dog has access to shade. This is especially important if your dog is going to be outside for an extended period of time. Remember, dogs can get sunburned too! 4. Walk your pet during the cooler hours of the day. “Pets shouldn’t be exercised during the peak hours when the sun is hottest,” says Dr. Mitsie Vargas, Veterinarian. “Dogs can’t dissipate heat as well as we can.” 5. When walking, try to avoid hot surfaces. As roads, trails and sidewalks become hot, they can burn your dog’s paws. Plan a route with lots of shade, and let your dog walk on cooler surfaces like grass. 6. Prevent pesky parasites. Summer is the high season for eas, ticks and heartw orms. Talk to your veterinarian about the best way to keep your dog free of parasites. 7. Consider clipping or shaving dogs w ith long coats. Dogs are basically wearing a fur coat 24/7, which can be extremely hot during the summer months. Giving your dog a trim will help keep him or her cool. Be a responsible pet parent this summer, and keep your dog cool by following these guidelines! The AVMA has been making sure our pets get the best care for over 150 years, and you can nd more great information on keeping our pets happy and healthy at www.avma.org. Protect your pup from the ‘dog days of summer’

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By Charles M. MurphyOkeechobee NewsKutter Crawford was honored as the team’s most valuable player and Bailey Kirton took home the Brahman Award as the Okeechobee High School baseball held their annual awards banquet Tuesday at the high school cafeteria. Crawford enjoyed a stellar senior year w ith seven victories on the mound, a miniscule earned-run average of 0.72, and 67 strikeouts. He has committed to play at Indian River State College next year. Crawford also led the team in batting average at .340 with 10 doubles and earned the Offensive Player Award. “It’s a great honor to win the MVP and the batting title. Everybody on the eld is v aluable, but to be the most valuable says I was the guy the team relied upon as a leader and I hope I set a good example for them,” he said. Crawford said he is excited about pitching in college and really has a dream to become a major league baseball player one day. He plans to focus on pitching at the next level. “I hope to go there for a year or two, transfer to a bigger Division I school and one day get drafted. I plan to keep working and become the best player that I can be,” he added. Kirton was praised for his leadership, positive attitude, and team spirit as he earned the Brahman Award this year. He stated he was greatly honored to get the Brahman Award. He said he felt his role w as to keep the players’ spirits up and be a team player who motivated his teammates. “I think it worked. A lot of the kids improved as the season went on. I think we’ll be even stronger next year,” he noted. Kirton won a game with a sacri ce bunt against Sebring and the team went on a nice run after that play, which was one of the key moments for the team this season. Kevin Coleman and Gabe Greseth shared the Most Improved Player Award. Coleman became a reliable pitcher and also batted .329 while providing a solid glove at rst base. Greseth overcame some early season elding struggles to enjoy a solid freshmen year. Coleman said he pushed hard all year to get better because he knew his moment would come and when it did he wanted to show the coaches that he could play. He also didn’t pitch for nearly a year but still came to the mound with con dence and executed his pitches. “I was nervous to get on the mound again but I kept building after that rst game,” he noted. “I will work on my arm and conditioning this summer and stay healthy and plan to be a pitcher they can rely on next year.” Coleman is among several of the varsity and junior varsity players who will play American Legion ball. That season gets underway Saturday at OHS with a double header at 12 noon and 2 p.m. Coleman also thanked the coaching staff for sticking with the team and coming out every day to help all the players get better. Elijah Finney was honored as the Defensive Most Valuable Player as he played solid defense at shortstop and also on the pitching mound. He said he played well on defense at shortstop and said the key to his success was a lot of practice. He would take at least 100 ground balls per practice to perfect his craft. He also plans to rest his pitching arm this summer as he assumes the role of staff ace next year. “I’m looking forward to it and I think we’ll have a good year next year. I hope to win districts again and go further,” he explained. Finney said the regional semi nal game was a disappointment to him as he walked a few batters and left a few strikes up in the zone. He said it was pretty crazy with all of the fans in attendance. Coach Eric Kindell said it’ll be tough to lose two quality young men in Crews and Crawford to graduation but he’s excited the team will have 15 juniors and eight seniors competing for roster spots next year. He said the competition should help the team strive to get better, “None of the guys think that their job is safe, there is good and bad to that, you want them to feel comfortable but at the same time you want them to push 110 percent.” Kindell said a state title is a realistic possibility as he noted Okeechobee was very competitive with the top teams in the state this year. Pembroke Pines Charter led eventual state champion Miami Mater late in the game before the lost 6-4. Mater went on to defeat Winter Haven 1-0 in the title game. “I think the boys just gured out the game this year. We had some professional ball players come in and talk to them and after that we won nine out of 11 games. They told the guys you have to work hard every day and that repeated what the coaches had told them and that meant a lot,” he added. Crawford and senior Christian Crews were named to play in the Treasure Coast All-Star game to be held this Sunday, June 1, at 4 p.m. at the St. Lucie Mets Stadium, Tradition Field. Jarred Morgan, Coleman, Greseth and Finney were honored as Scholar Athletes as they maintained a grade point average of at least 3.5 during baseball season this year. Coach Kindell also thanked several parents for their support this year. He also thanked public address announcer Rene a Finney and his assistant coaches Lonnie Sears, Brian Morgan, Eric Sprague and Blake Marsocci. Crews and Crawford were also fouryear letter winners for baseball. OHS started (0-6) but nished (15-11) this year, won the District Championship and reached the second round of the Class 6A regionals. 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Tickets: $40:00 available at CenterState Bank or call 863-610-9416 8 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014 Eagles to host dinnerCypress Hut Eagles will serve choice ribeye steak and seafood dinners on Friday, May 30 starting at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment by Sho Nuff. On Saturday, May 31, entertainment will be by The Harpers. Tuesday is the weekly dart tournament with burgers being served. Proceeds from Tuesday go to KOA Kid Cancer all others go to various community and national charities. For information, please call Cypress Hut Eagles at 863-4671154.VFW plan karaoke, dinnerVFW Post 4423, 300 N.W. 34th St., will host bar bingo on Friday, May 30, at 1 p.m. Lisa Smith will host Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. Kitchen is open from 5 until 9 p.m. On Sunday, June 1, baked ham dinner is served from 1-3 p.m.Eagles to host steak dinnerFraternal Order Of Eagles Aerie, #4137, 9985 Hwy. 441 N., will have 16 oz. ribeye steak dinner on Friday, May 30, starting at 5:30 until 9 p.m. choice of baked or sweet potato, garlic bread, salad and dessert! Entertainment will be provided by: Hard Country Band from 7 p.m. 11 p.m. All proceeds go to support charities of the Fraternal of Eagles #4137 Come enjoy great food, entertainment and great people. Public Welcome!!! For information, call 863-763-2552.BBQ bene ts churchA barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser to help the Okeechobee Church of the Trinity and Trinity Christian Private School will be held Friday, May 30, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The dinner will include one-fourth chicken (leg portion) and all the xings for a donation of $7.50. If meals are purchased in advance, you get 10 percent off your total order. For information, call 863-623-6500.No May Dine with the DoctorRaulerson Hospital's Dine with the Doctor event for the month of May has been cancelled.BRAT Club plans danceThe Okeechobee B.R.A.T. Club (Building Relationships Among Teens) will host a Teen Dance Party at South Elementary School, 2468 S.W. Seventh Ave., on Saturday, May 31 from 7 until 10 p.m., for students ages 12-16. The cost is $7 and includes pizza, soda and chips. For information, contact Allison Chandler at 863-697-9096.Fundraiser helps track teamThe Okeechobee High School track team will host a apjack fundraiser at Applebee's on Saturday, May 31 from 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from track team members or at the door.Free VPK program offeredFaith Academy Preschool free summer VPK is a Christian-based summer program for children who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2014. Child must be 5 on or before Sept. 1 and have not participated in a VPK program during the school year. The program is free and includes meals. Classes start June 16. For more information, call 863763-8800.Legion hosts Sunday bingoAmerican Legion 64 will host Sunday night Bingo on June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. in the bingo area. The kitchen will offer a limited menu. Payoffs will be determined by player attendance. All proceeds to bene t the American Legion veterans' programs. The event is open to the public. The American Legion now has free WIFI for its lounge and dining room patrons.Rodeo team plans fundraiserOkeechobee High School Rodeo Team will hold a 4D Barrel Race Fundraiser with $1,500 added money at the Okeechobee Cattlemen's Arena on June 1 All proceeds will be distributed among the Okeechobee High School and Jr. High National Finals Quali ers that will be traveling to either Wyoming or New Mexico this summer. Exhibitions start at 9 a.m. and the show will start at Noon. Church service will start at 10 a.m. We will also have a goat roping beginning 2 p.m. For information regarding the event or to make a contribution, please contact Becky Stratton at 863-634-1905.Sit & Sew group to meetConKerr Cancer's next "sit & sew" will be held on Tuesday, June 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Okeechobee Presbyterian Church on Parrott Avenue. Bring your sewing machine and child-friendly cotton fabric and sew with other ladies in our community who want to help put smiles on the faces of children stricken with cancer or battling other life-changing illnesses. This month we will sew pillowcases for the Fourth of July. Pillowcase kits will also be available for you to sew at this meeting. For information or to donate material, call Joan at 863-467-0290.Healthy Start Board meetsOkeechobee Healthy Start Coalition board of directors will meet Wednesday, June 4 at 11 a.m. at their of ce in the White House Plaza, 1132 S. Parrott Ave. The meeting is open to the public. The coalition is part of a statewide network responsible for planning and implementing services for pregnant women and infants. The coalition is made up of citizens interested in promoting healthy families and healthy outcomes for babies in Okeechobee. For information, contact Executive Director Kay Begin at 863462-5877. Community Events Brought to you by:Plumbing & Air ConditioningSince 1975 Lic#CAC1817236 Special to the Okeechobee News The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has reduced the amount of water owing from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River, due to falling lake levels. Under the 2008 Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (2008 LORS), when the lake drops into the Bene cial Use SubBand (typically 12.6 feet), water allocation decisions are based on recommendations from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). On Thursday, the lake stage was 12.49 feet, and the current recommendation from the SFWMD is to reduce ows to a seven-day average of 300 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at the W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam east of Fort Myers. The change took effect at 7 a.m., May 29. "As the lake drops, LORS provides a framework to make appropriate decisions based on the recommendations we received from our state partners when the lake level drops below 12.6 feet." said Jorge Tous, Chief of the Jacksonville District's Water Management Section. "We will continue to closely monitor ows and make adjustments to discharges as needed." For more information on water level and ows data for Lake Okeechobee, visit the corps' water management page at the following website: http://www.saj.usace.army. mil/Missions/CivilWorks/WaterManagement.aspx. Corps reduces ow to river

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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 Lenora Walker celebrated her 100th birthday at OHCF surrounded by her family, her roommate, Ms. Virginia and her namesake, Emilee Lenora Chandler. This precious lady is loved by many. LENORA WALKER BIRTHDAY 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 11 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014 Special to the Okeechobee News The Bilingual Program at Central Elementary School held its twelfth annual end-ofy ear performance last week. This year’s theme was titled “Our Roots.” The B.A.S.E. program (Bilingual Program of Spanish and English) began 12 years ago. Principal Randy Paulson shared that the goal of the program has always been and continues to be to teach Central student’s to be bilingual and biliterate and to have fun in the process. Combined with the choral and musical direction of Mrs. Karen VanBeek, the performance Friday night was one to be remembered. The evening was also a tribute of thanks to Mr. Paulson for seeing his vision successfully achieved. Great job to all the B.A.S.E. students for a job well done! Thank you also to Stella Fulleda and all the B.A.S.E. teachers who worked many hours with the children to prepare for the evening! CES hosts end of the year BASE performance event Special to the Okeechobee NewsStella Fulleda (left) presented Randy Paulson and Mary Paulson with a gift basket in honor of the program’s 12th year of serving children. Special to the Okeechobee News(Left to right) Alicia Pacheco-Almaraz and Virginia Younger present choral director, Karen VanBeek, owers at the B.A.S.E. night performance.

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He was also arrested on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana under 20 grams, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and no valid driver's license. He was also issued several traf c citations that included failure to stop at a stop sign and failure to drive in a single lane. Smith is being held in the Okeechobee County Jail on a total bond of $465,000. Arrest reports indicate of cers from the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD) became involved in a pursuit after it was learned Smith had stolen a white Ford Explorer. The vehicle was unlocked and parked at the Douglas Brown School, where the driver of the SUV was attending the party. That driver reportedly told law enforcement he didn't lock the vehicle because he "... was around friends and family and didn't think anyone would steal it." Deputy Brian Cross, of the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce (OCSO), actually witnessed the stolen Explorer crash into a parked Chevrolet. The driver of the SUV then got out of the vehicle and ed the scene on foot., stated the deputy's report. Deputy Cross and his K-9 Barco gave chase on foot but could not catch up to the driver of the SUV, who had by now been identi ed as Smith. Smith was later found hiding in a laundry room closet at a home on N.E. 17th Avenue by OCSO deputies Paul Jackson and Nathaniel Mitchell. According to an arrest report by OCPD Of cer Michael Jordan, he found a clear plastic bag on Smith that contained seven smaller individual bags. Inside those smaller bags was a substance that, when eld tested, indicated a positive result for the presence of marijuana, added the report. The suspected pot weighed a total of 5.02 grams, stated Of cer Jordan. During a search of the SUV driven by Smith another 3.4 grams of suspected marijuana was found. When that suspected pot was eld tested, it allegedly indicated a positive result for the presence of marijuana. Of cer Jordan went on to state codeine was also found in the vehicle and Smith did not have a prescription for the medicine. Smith also had $72 in cash in the same pocket as the suspected marijuana, added Of cer Jordan. Deputy Cross estimated damages to the parked car at $2,500, and damages to the SUV were thought to be $1,500. A lleged car thief leads cops on car chase then foot chase A 19-year-old Okeechobee woman faces grand theft auto charges after she was connected to a stolen truck that was left in a parking lot after it ran out of fuel. According to the Okeechobee City Police investigation report, on May 28, at 3:19 p.m., Detective Kelly Margerum was agged down by Steve Hargraves who had just received a phone call about his truck being in the Winn-Dixie plaza. He had last seen the 2008 Dodge atbed truck in front of his business on Southwest Park Street that morning. He checked and discovered his truck was not parked where he left it. The detective requested the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Of ce also respond, and met the victim in the Winn-Dixie parking lot where they found the truck sitting in the throughway facing the shopping center, not in a parking spot. "We observed the vehicle for a few minutes, then I saw the driver's side door open," he said. According to the report, the of cers stopped a young woman a few feet from the truck and asked her what she was doing. "She was very defensive. She stated she just got out of jail and was on probation and she would not do anything to go back to prison," the detective wrote in his report. The girl claimed she had walked to the shopping center and was looking for a ride home. When asked what was in her pockets, the girl pulled out the truck key, and claimed she had found it on top of the truck and had taken it "so no one would take it." An employee at the Winn-Dixie store, said she was having lunch when she saw the girl get out of the disabled truck, look under the hood, get back in the truck and try to start it again. "I asked if she needed to use my phone," the employee stated. "She said no, she was out of gas." A cashier in the supermarket said the girl came into the store and asked where she could purchase diesel. "We told her the Texaco," the cashier stated. "She said, well, I don't know if two dollars will be enough,' and we just shrugged our shoulders and told her we didn't know." She said it appeared the girl had two dollars in quarters. Mr. Hargraves was asked to check the vehicle to see if anything was missing. He stated the quarters from the console were gone. "He also pointed to a popcorn bag and stated she ate his popcorn," the detective's report states. The vehicle was turned over to Mr. Hargraves, who was able to get some fuel and get the truck started. He estimated that when he parked the truck that morning, there had been diesel in the truck to travel approximately 90 miles. Beckie Dailey, 19, of Southwest Ninth Street, was charged with grand theft auto. 19-year-old arrested after stolen truck runs out of fuel

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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 RADIATION ONCOLOGISTS 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 joint. This helps the hip remain stable even during twisting and extreme ranges of motion. A healthy hip j oint 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 should go away within weeks.Hip Replacement Surgery Helps Thousands Annually € Increases leg strength. Without hip pain, youll be able to use your legs more. This builds 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 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 you require are available in you r 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. 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 14 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014

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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 *. ServicesFOR SALE CLEAN FILL DIRT $100/PER LOAD. CONTACT ROTOR VEHICAL. PHONE 863-623-8249 MOBILE 863-801-8921 Employment Full TimeCylinder Handler Praxair Distribution Okeechobee; FT days M-F Handle gas cylinders using established procedures; Load/unload product; paint cylinders/pallets; operate cylinder scales/equipment. Requirements: veri able HS Diploma or GED; 1 yr experience in plant/mfg environment. Apply on line: Praxair.com/careers REQ03464. Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Employment Full Time NOW HIRING A/C Service Technician with at least 5 years experience and competent in the following areas. Read and interpret wiring schematics Please call 763-6742 208 SW 5th Ave, Okeechobee EOE DFWPCLASS 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. DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 Needed immediately for fast-paced Parts Counter Sales. Must be highly motivated and experienced. ARS Powersports, 4422 Hwy 441 North. 467-0900 How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds Employment Full Time Receptionist Needed for busy Of ce. Ef cient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Prefer Bilingual but not required. DFWP. Apply within at 312 SW 2nd St or email resume to okeeair@hotmail.com Security install/svc Tech network/computer self starter a must. Send resume to: secsysjob34974 @gmail.com Workers needed Palm Tree Nursery Consolidated Citrus Limited Partnership, has immediate openings for fulltime workers at our Palm Tree Nursery located in Palm City. Excellent wages and bene ts including 401K with generous company match. For more information call 772-216-9801 EOE & Drug-free workplace Shop here first! The classified ads Employment Part Time Grand Oaks Assisted Living Community PT Cook Needed. Level II Background check, physical and drug testing required. Apply in Person M-F 203 SE 2nd Street Part time Sales Person to man Home Depot A/C & Heating booth, sales and trade show a plus, will train. Call 863-385-2665 or email info@advancedairsebring.com 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. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Horses HORSESHOEING Trim your horse for 35.00 but if you have 10 horses or more, the price is 30.00. call me my # (954)319-1064. Mauro Apartments Beautiful Samantha’s Garden Apartments 2BR/2BA, in town, W&D, $800 mo. + sec. dep. Call (863)467-9250 or (863)634-5780. EFFICIENCY 1BR furnished, for 1 person, Includes Utilities & Direct TV w/all movie channels $500 per mo. 1yr lease & sec. dep. Available immediately Call 863-634-8885. KINGS BAY Nice Twnhs. 2 br/1ba, Tiled oors. Inclds Water. $725/mo. + dep. Pool & Tennis Court. 863-801-7206 or 561-358-8128. Condos/Townhouses RentLarge 2br./1ba. condo, pool, boat dock, Washer/Dryer, water included. $700 mo. + $500 sec. dep. No pets. 863-634-0663. Nicely Furnished, 2bd Townhouse located in Kings Bay, w/d, water and sewer,close to 15A long term Lease $800.00/mo. Other rental options available on short-term lease. No large dogs 863-634-8331 Condos/Townhouses RentWater Front Ground Flr. 1br/1ba., on water w/pool, fully furnished, includes Utilities. $775 mo. + Sec. 863-634-0663. Houses RentFOR RENT CBS 1BD/1BA, LIVING & DINING ROOM KITCHEN COMBINATION. RANCH W/BARN, STALLS AND TACKROOM ON 4 ACRE FENCED PASTURE, NICE IN FT DRUM AREA $500.00/MO. PLUS SECURITY CALL WAYNE 734-548-1020 OR LIZ 734-637-2697 OKEECHOBEE CITY: 2/1 Home, 1 car carport, c/air & appliances included. 310 NE 4th Ave. $700 mo. 1st, last & $500 sec. dep. required. (863)467-5965 Office Space Rent “Time To Move In Is Now” First 2 Months Free“Next to Court House” Commercial Space, 500 SF and up. 863-467-0651 Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Rental NeededRENTAL NEEDED STARTING JULY (FLEXIBLE). 3 OR 4 BEDROOM CBS OR FRAME HOME. LONG TERM LEASE, HAVE A DOG. CALL 561-254-5998 OR 863-801-5769 Mobile Home RentBUCKHEAD RIDGE 2 or 3bd./2ba Dble Wide. Starting at $500 mo. plus sec. No pets. Call 863-763-4031 Office Space Rent Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. Mobile HomeSaleOLDER 3BD/1.5BA TRAILER IN 55 PLUS PARK, ON TAYLO R CREEK NEXT TO BOAT RAMP, COVERED CARPORT, NICE OUTBUILDING, MOTIVATED SELLER $6,200.00 O.B.O. 863-623-4303 OR 731-535-1810 Palm Harbor Parade of Homes! 7 new models to view, 3 models that must, must be liquidated save over $26K, 4/2 in the 70’s. FREE factory tours! plantcity.palmharbor.com or 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol* Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot Call 941-347-7171 Autos WantedCASH FOR CARS No Title Needed, Any Condition. 268junk.com Located in Okeechobee Call (863)268-5865 Utility Trailers2012 Doolittle Covered 5x8 cargo trailer. Good Condition. $1000 (863)946-1481 Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! 16 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014

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Public Notice Request for Proposals The Okeechobee Utility Authority (OUA) will receive proposals for the purpose of securing a lease of land owned by the OUA for Agricultural Uses. The RFP is titled: Agricultural Land Lease Eagles Landing Parcel Detailed RFQ documents are available upon request from the of ce of the Executive Director, located at 100 S.W. 5th Avenue, (Tel.) 863-763-9460. The OUA intends to review the submitted RFQ’s and reserves the right to reject any or all RFQ’s. The RFQ’s must be delivered to the Executive Director’s of ce, located at Okeechobee Utility Authority Administrative Of ce, 100 S.W. 5th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL 34974, on or before 3:00 PM, June 30, 2014. The submittal must be contained in a sealed package clearly marked on the outside with the submitter’s name and the project name for which the submittal is made. John F. Hayford Executive Director 465547 ON 5/25,28,30/2014 CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the June 3, 2014, City of Okeechobee City Council Meeting has been cancelled. The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, at City Hall, 55 SE 3rd Ave, Rm 200, Okeechobee, Florida. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Contact City Administration at 863-763-3372, or website, cityofokeechobee.com, to obtain a copy of the agenda. ANY PERSON DECIDING TO APPEAL any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceeding is made and the record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal will be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), any person with a disability as de ned by the ADA, that needs special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, contact the City Clerk’s Of ce no later than two business days prior to proceeding, 863-763-3372. BE ADVISED that should you intend to show any document, picture, video or items to the Council in support or opposition to any item on the agenda; a copy of the document, picture, video, or item MUST be provided to the City Clerk for the City’s records. By: James E. Kirk, Mayor Lane Gamiotea, CMC, City Clerk 465620 ON 5/30/2014 Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD070 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that BAKERSTREET INVESTMENTS INC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 3811 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: CITY OF OKEECHOBEE LOTS 4 & 5 BLOCK 141 3-15-37-35-0010-01410-0040 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: KIRCHMAN OIL COMPANY KIRCHMAN OIL CORPORATION Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M. on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465093 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD071 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that BAKERSTREET INVESTMENTS INC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 3865 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: 1ST ADDITION TO CITY OF OKEECHOBEE LOTS 4 5 6 BLOCK 229 3-21-37-35-0020-02290-0040 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: TRIPLE E MANAGEMENT INC Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M. on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465094 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD066 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that FENG JIANG the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 1026 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: LOTS A & B OF TRACT 21 E1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 21 & W1/2 OF E1/2 OF N1/2 OF N1/2 OF TRACT 21 24 34S 33E 1-24-34-33-0A00-00021-A000 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: CECELIA KNOB Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M., on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465089 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD065 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ANTHONY & LORI KIBLER the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 735 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: LOT H OF TRACT 13 EAST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF TRACT 13 SECTION 21 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH RANGE 33 EAST ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGES 3-3E INCLUSIVE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA 1-21-34-33-0A00-00013-H000 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: MABELISE PIERRE GILLES Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M ., on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465088 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD064 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SABRINA BURAC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 756 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: LOT O OF TRACT 19 WEST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF TRACT 19 SECTION 21 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH RANGE 33 EAST ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGES 3-3E INCLUSIVE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA 1-21-34-33-0A00-00019-O000 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: REINALDO G BURAC Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M ., on the 19th day of June, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Lynn Shain Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465003 ON 5/9,16,23,30/2014 Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD068 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that BAKERSTREET INVESTMENTS INC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 2294 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 4 TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH RANGE 35 EAST OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF AUSTRALIAN AVENUE WITH EAST LINE OF LOT 28 WHISPERING PINES ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 25 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 28 FOR A DISTANCE OF 400.00 FEET THENCE RUN EASTERLY PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID AUSTRALIAN AVENUE FOR A DISTANCE OF 418.15 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND THENCE RUN NORTHERLY PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 28 FOR A DISTANCE OF 180.00 FEET THENCE RUN EASTERLY PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID AUSTRALIAN AVENUE FOR A DISTANCE OF 184.08 FEET TO THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD 15 US 441 SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE BEING LOCATED 50.00 FEET FROM THE CENTERLINE OF SAID ROAD THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID STATE ROAD 15 FOR A DISTANCE OF 36.17 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CIRCULAR CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 2814.93 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 2 DEG 55 MIN 43 SEC FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 143.88 FEET TO THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH A LINE THAT IS 400.00 FEET SOUTH OF AND PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID AUSTRALIAN AVENUE SAID 400.00 FEET BEING MEASURED ALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE AFORESAID LOT 28 THENCE RUN WESTERLY PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID AUSTRALIAN AVENUE FOR A DISTANCE OF 181.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING .75 ACRE 1-04-37-35-0A00-00009-C000 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: CARLOS M VERGARA MANUEL F VERGARA MARTINA VERGARA N & A CONSTRUCTION INC Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M. on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465091 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 Public NoticeNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD069 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that BAKERSTREET INVESTMENTS INC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 3105 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: THE EAST 75 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 28 TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH RANGE 35 EAST BEING ALSO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF U S GOVERNMENT LOT 1 OF SAID SECTION THENCE RUN EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION A DISTANCE OF 1452 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND FROM THENCE RUN SOUTH 525 FEET THENCE EAST 193 FEET THENCE NORTH 525 FEET THENCE WEST ALONG SAID SECTION LINE A DISTANCE OF 193 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING SAID LAND BEING A PART OF U S GOVERNMENT LOT 1 OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA LESS ROAD RIGHT OF WAY 1-28-37-35-0A00-00039-0000 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: DAVID FELTENBERGER HAROLD FELTENBERGER Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M. on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465092 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD067 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that BE A MAN BUY LAND LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 1417 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: LOT P OF TRACT 17 EAST 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF TRACT 17 SECTION 28 AS TO THE SOUTHERN COLONIZATION COMPANY PLAT OF TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH RANGE 33 EAST ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4 PAGES 3-3E INCLUSIVE PUBLIC RECORDS OF OKEECHOBEE COUNTY FLORIDA 1-28-34-33-0A00-00017-P000 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: DAVID M NARRO SURVEY SERVICES INC Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M. on the 3rd day of July, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Robin R. Parrish Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465090 ON 5/23,30;6/6,13/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2014-DR-061 IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: RITA JAYNE MCCABE, Petitioner/Wife, and JONATHAN MAURICE MCCABE, Respondent/Husband NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PUBLICATION TO: Jonathan Maurice McCabe YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage, including claims for dissolution of marriage, payment of debts, division of real and personal property, and for payments of support, has been led against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action on Rebecca H. Boldt, Petitioner’s attorney, whose address is 180 NW 3rd Avenue, Suite C, Okeechobee, Fl 34972, on or before June 19, 2014 and le the original with the clerk of this court at Glades County Courthouse, 500 Avenue J SW, Moore Haven, Florida, 33471, either before service on Petitioner’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED this 19th day of May, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Kayleen Murphy Deputy Clerk 465510 ON 5/23,30 06/6 NOTICE OF REMOVAL OF NAMES OF POTENTIALLY INELIGIBLE VOTERS Pursuant to Section 98.075(7) of the Florida Statutes, the following persons are hereby noti ed that they are potentially ineligible to be registered to vote. Failure to respond within thirty (30) days of this notice may result in determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor of Elections and removal of the registered voter’s name from the statewide voter registration system. Briana Davis Last known address: 6502 Center St, #7 Okeechobee, FL Catrela D. Stallworth Last known address: 3452 NW 2nd St Okeechobee, FL If further assistance is needed, please contact the Okeechobee County Supervisor of Elections. Diane Hagan, Okeechobee County Supervisor of Elections 304 NW 2nd St, Room 144 Okeechobee, FL 34972 (863)763-4014 465552 ON 5/30/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-CP-0039 IN RE: ESTATE OF HUDD LEE GORHAM A/K/A HUDD L. GORHAM Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate o f HUDD LEE GORHAM. A/K/A HUDD L. GORHAM deceased, whose date of death was March 14, 2012; File Number 2014-CP-0039, is pending in the Circuit Court of Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 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 the court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTE R THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVE R BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS O R MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. This date of rst publication of this notice is signed on May 23, 2014. RAELENE S. GRIFFIN Personal Representative 299 N.W. 34th Street Okeechobee, FL 34972 Richard W. Covert, PLLC Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 155 174 Copeland & Covert, PLLC 631 Palm Springs Drive Suite 115 Altamonte Springs, FL 32701 Telephone: (407)830-7720 Email: rick@copelandcovert.com Secondary Email: mary@copelandcovert.com 465492 ON 05/23,30/2014 17 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014 READING A NEWSPAPER MAKES YOU A MORE INFORMED AND INTERESTING PERSON. No wonder newspaper readers are more popular!

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Public Notice Public NoticePUBLIC NOTICE The County Coalition for Responsible Management of Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries and Lake Worth Lagoon will hold theLake Coalition Meeting on Friday June 06, 2014 at 10:00 a.m in the “Judge William L. Hendry Courtroom” at the Historic Courthouse, 304 N.W. 2nd Street, Okeechobee, Florida. Please take notice and be advised that if any person desires to appeal any decision made by the Coalition with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, such interested person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose may need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Karson Turner as Chairman County Coalition for Responsible Management of Lake Okeechobee and St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries Sharon Robertson, Clerk Board of County Commissioners Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Paula Poskon/ Deputy Clerk 465535 ON 5/30/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014TD063 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that BE A MAN BUY LAND LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certi cate No: 2270 Year of Issuance: June-01-2012 Description of Property: ORANGE BLOSSOM RANCHES LOT 9 BLOCK 11 1-15-36-35-0040-00110-0090 Said property being in the County of Okeechobee, State of Florida Name in which assessed: MARKLEY T SEAY Unless said certi cate shall be redeemed accor ding to law the property described in such certi cate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the Okeechobee County Judicial Center, Jury Assembly Room, 312 NW 3rd Street, Okeechobee, Florida 10:00 A.M. on the 19th day of June, 2014. SUBJECT TO CURRENT TAXES SHARON ROBERTSON, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Okeechobee County, Florida /s/ Lynn Shain Deputy Clerk NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990; In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later that seven days prior to the proceeding at 250 NW Country Club Drive, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986, 1.772.807.4370 within two working days of your receipt of this notice. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 1.800.955.8770. 465004 ON 5/9,16,23,30/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINETEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 47-2014-CA-000096 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. MARK E. SOKOLOWSKI A/K/A MARK SOKOLOWSKI, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARK E. SOKOLOWSKI A /K/A MARK SOKOLOWSKI BELIEVED TO BE AVOIDING SERV ICE OF PROCESS AT THE ADDRESS OF: 8362 SOUTHEAST US HIGHWAY 441, UNIT 18 OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS BELIEVED TO BE AVOIDING SERV ICE OF PROCESS AT THE ADDRESS OF: 8362 SOUTHEAST US HIGHWAY 441, UNIT 18 OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 You are noti ed that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Okeechobee County, Florida: UNIT 18, LOG HARBOR CONDOMINIUM, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 307, PAGE 668, AND ANY AMENDMENTS THEREOF; TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS DECLARED IN SAID DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM TO BE AN APPURTENANCE TO THE ABOVE DESCRIBED UNIT; SAID INSTRUMENTS BEING RECORDED AND SAID LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. commonly known as 8362 SOUTHEAST US HIGHWAY 441, UNIT 18, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Kari D. Marsland-Pettit of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, within 30 days from the rst date of publication, and le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated: May 27, 2014. 18 Okeechobee News May 30, 2014CLERK OF THE COURT Honorable Sharon Robertson 312 N.W. Third Street Okeechobee, Florida 34972 BY: Arlene Nealis 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. 465614 ON 5/30;6/6/2014 ACROSS 1 Sedona and others 5 Wok bottom coats 9 Closed, for the most part 13 Digging 14Image on Maines state flag 16 Function 17 Yer __ tootin!Ž 18 Bestow 19 Liturgy 20 18th/19th-century Neapolitan guerrilla __ Diavolo 21 Cameroon neighbor 22 Complained 24 Hall of Fame quarterback Dawson 25 Something Wicked This Way ComesŽ novelist 27 Does some 32Across, perhaps 29 Cap extensions 30 Unlikely to come unglued 31 Golfers challenge 32 Reason for a loan 39 Word with check or date 40 1969 Tony nominee for Best Musical 41 Mideast rubber 45 Acorn-bearer with shallow roots 46 Deep-fried American Chinese dumpling dish 48 Astoria-to-Salem dir. 49 Gentle blow 50 Remove 51 Give-go link 52 I Got You BabeŽ record label 53 Heavy lifter 55 Memorable anticipator of 39Across 56 Surf phenomenon 57 Having more yellow than usual 58 Crucifix inscription 59 People who are tight 60 Further 61 Head-turner DOWN 1 One of DC Comics Teen Titans 2 No longer fazed by 3 Willy-nilly 4 Family address 5 Fred Astaire, for one 6 State in a State FairŽ song title 7 You must keep it up throughout 32-Across 8 Moldavia, once: Abbr. 9 Speedy exhortation 10 Enlist 11 Takes in or lets out 12 Not robust, vocally 15 Short-lived English king of 1483 21 Saffron-yielding blooms 23 Blood test initials 26 Monopolized the conversation 28 Salzburg pronoun 31 NATO member since 1982 33 Jane Austens mostdisagreeable man in the worldŽ 34 You might subscribe to it via PayPal 35 Many a fed. holiday 36 Canyon formers 37 Jazz greats, maybe 38 Suffer financially 41 Bit of schoolyard backtalk 42 One getting strokes, in a good way 43 Cant tolerate 44 Uninspiring 45 Olive enthusiast 46 Moguls 47 Farmyard chorus 54 Ocean delicacy 55 Chill By Brad Wilber (c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 04/26/14 04/26/14 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis xwordeditor@aol.com Crossword Puzzle No damages or injuries were reported. According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts, a column of air and water mist. Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Waterspouts fall into two categories: fair weather waterspouts and tornadic waterspouts. Tornadic waterspouts are tornadoes that form over water, or move from land to water. They have the same characteristics as a land tornado. They are associated with severe thunderstorms, and are often accompanied by high winds and seas, large hail, and frequent dangerous lightning. Fair weather waterspouts usually form along the dark at base of a line of developing cumulus clouds. This type of waterspout is generally not associated with thunderstorms. While tornadic waterspouts develop downward in a thunderstorm, a fair weather waterspout develops on the surface of the water and works its wa y upward. By the time the funnel is visible, a fair weather waterspout is near maturity. Fair weather waterspouts form in light wind conditions so they normally move very little. If a waterspout moves onshore, the National Weather Service issues a tornado warning, as some of them can cause signi cant damage and injuries to people. Typically, fair weather waterspouts dissipate rapidly when they make landfall, and rarely penetrate far inland. With the start of the 2014 Hurricane Season just days away, Okeechobee County residents are encouraged to stay prepared for hazardous weather. According to Melissa Yunas of the Florida Forest Service, the weather conditions mean re ghters are preparing for an increase in lightning caused wild res. In wet season or dry season, any period of little or no rainfall that allows the ner fuels to dry out again could prompt an increase in re activity. "Please take the time to remove anything that will burn from your roof and gutters. That includes pine needles, leaves, small twigs, and palm fronds," Ms. Yunas stated. "Be sure there is nothing ammable against the sides of your home. Be sure to use plants that are not highly ammable around your home. Keep the area within 30 feet of your home picked up, mowed, and watered." WEATHERContinued From Page 1 Special to the Okeechobee News/ Shane Yarborough, State Wildland Fire ghter, Florida Forest ServiceFlorida Forest Service Fire ghters fought the re in an old grove in Okeechobee County with re on Tuesday. Due to remote location and favorable weather, a re ghting technique of stripping re with a drip torch was used. The two res compete for oxygen, heat and fuel and extinguish each other.

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Jim ArrigoOwner & PresidentJohn ArrigoVice President & General Manager 5851 SOUTH US HIGHWAY 1., FT. PIERCEJUST SOUTH OF MIDWAY ROAD1-855-374-5019STORE HOURS: Mon-Sat 8:30 AM 9:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM 6:00 PM SERVICE HOURS: Mon-Fri 7:30 AM 6:00 PM Sat: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM € Sun: ClosedArrigoFtPierce.com 1Ulrich Rd Saeger Ave Easy St Sunshine BlvdOleander Ave Ft. Pierce € West Palm € Sawgrass ALL OFFERS FOR WELL QUALIFIED CUSTOMERS, NOT ALL CUSTOMERS WILL QUALIFY. DEALER RETAINS ALL REBATES & INCENTIVES. ALL VEHICLES SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. MUST PRESENT AD AT TIME OF PURCHASE TO RECEIVE ADVERTISED OFFER. DEALER NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICA L ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. VEHICLE ART FOR ILLUSTRATION ONLY, OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT OR VARYING MODEL MAYBE SHOWN. OFFERS NOT IN CONJUNCTION, OTHER RESTRICTIONS APPLY, SEE DEALER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS. PREVIOUS SALES EXCLUDED. VEHICLE STOCK QUANTITIES VARY DAILY, RANKINGS BASED ON REGISTERED SALES FOR CHRYSLER CORP. *PRICES PLUS TAX, TAG, DEALER FEES, TITLE & MUST FINANCE THROUGH D EALER AND QUALIFY FOR ALL REBATES AND INCENTIVES … EXAMPLE: LEASE LOYALTY, LEASE CONQUEST, COLLEGE GRAD, MILITARY, ETC. ALL FACTORY, CHRYSLER AND ARRIGO DISCOUNTS REBATES AND INCENTIVES APPLIED INCLUDING OWNER/LEASE LOYALTY REBATES IF QUALIFIED. **WE WILL BEAT ANY LOCAL, VALID, PRINTED ADVERTISEMENT FROM ANOTHER AUTHORIZED DODGE CHRYSLER JEEP RAM DEALER WITHIN THE SE BUSINESS CENTER ZONE ON ANY NEW IDENTICALLY EQUIPPED IN STOCK VEHICLE. CUSTOMER MUST PRESENT COMPETITORS AD AT TIME OF PURCHASE AND SUPPLY ACCURATE VIN NUMBER. COMPETITORS AD MUST BE DATED SAME DAY AS THE CUSTOMERS PURCHASE. IF WE BEAT THE COMPETITORS PRI CE, YOU MUST BUY THE VEHICLE FROM ARRIGO. DEALER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE THE VEHICLE FROM THE OTHER DEALER. OTHER RESTRI CTIONS APPLY. SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS. ALL VEHICLES SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. SALES AND PRICING EXPIRE DATE OF PUBLICATION. Wrangler Unlimited 4x4 2014 95 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGS ** ** ** NOW RECEIVE A NO-EXTRA CHARGE2-YEAR MAINTENANCE PLAN + 24-HOUR ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE.Exclusi o ns apply S e e de aler for complete det ails.Based on total sales of 3 locations up to **Available on sel ect mode ls w ith approved credit ORIGINAL DSRP....30,075DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-7,076 YOU PAY AS LOW AS *Cherokee 2014 86 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....25,400DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-7,401 YOU PAY AS LOW AS*Patriot Sport 2014 106 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....19,580DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-7,581 YOU PAY AS LOW AS* Town & Country Touring 2014 144 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGS ORIGINAL DSRP....33,055DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-9,356 YOU PAY AS LOW AS*200 Touring 2014 116 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....24,705DISCOUNTS & REBATES..-11,110 YOU PAY AS LOW AS* Dart SE 2014 113 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGS ORIGINAL DSRP....20,100DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-6,101 Journey SE 2014 169 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....22,285DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-8,286 YOU PAY AS LOW ASAvenger SE 2014 136 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....23,105DISCOUNTS & REBATES..-10,106 YOU PAY AS LOW AS* 2500 Crew Cab 4x4 2014 74 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGS ORIGINAL DSRP....41,110DISCOUNTS & REBATES..-13,111 *Promaster 1500 Cargo Van 2014 63 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....31,935DISCOUNTS & REBATES....-6,936 YOU PAY AS LOW AS*1500 Quad Cab 2014 128 AVAILABLE AT SIMILAR SAVINGSORIGINAL DSRP....34,490DISCOUNTS & REBATES..-12,691 30 AVAILABLE The All New CHRYSLER 200 2015 Has Arrived! YOU PAY AS LOW AS YOU PAY AS LOW AS Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees. Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.*YOU PAY AS LOW AS *Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus tax, tags, title & $599 dealer fees.Prices plus ta x, tags, title & $599 dealer fees. EXTENDED Through Monday June 2nd! 20 Okeechobee News M ay 30, 20 1 4