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Hunter Safety
Course offered
Florida Wildlife Conserva-
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Safety Education Course will
be offered Aug. 11-13 at the
Dallas B Townsend Ag Center
and the Hendry County Sher-
iffs Range. To pre-register, visit
myfwc.com/huntersafety.
For more information,
contact the 4-H Office at
(863)674-4092 or (863)983-
1598.

Homeowners
association meet
Pioneer Homeowners
Association and Neighbor-
hood Watch meeting will be
held every second Monday of
the nonrth at 7 pin. at the
Pioneer Community Center.
Everyone is welcome and
invited to attend.
The next event will be the
Labor Day covered dish din-
ner on Monday, Sept. 4, from
1 until 5 p.m. There will be a
cake auction and 50/50
drawing. All political candi-
dates are invited to come and
tell us why we should elect
them.

Fishing
tournament
Super Bucks Bass Tourna-
ment, Sunday Sept. 24, 2006,
Lake Okeechobee, Clewis-
ton. Guaranteed $10,000.00
for First Place, limited to 150
boats, five fish limit, Anglers
Meeting will be held on Sept.
23, 2006 from 5 until 7 p.m. in
Clewiston at Roland and
Maryann Martin's Marina.
There will be a $200.00 entry
fee with a 150 percent pay-
back at 100 boats. For more
information, please call Chris
Fickey at (941) 232-9539 or
visit the official website at
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Index

Classifieds .,.... 19-23
Opinion .. .... ...4
School ..... ... .....9

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Vandalism at Cane Field


By Nicole Curry
Clewiston News
Clewiston has always been
known for its Tiger football.
Every Friday night during
football season, people pack
the stadiums of Cane Field to
cheer on the football team.
As a result, Cane Field has
been revered and respected
because it is the home of the
Tigers.
But, now, Cane Field is the
victim of vandalism.


Teachers and school staff
recently at the field walked up
to a nasty surprise. Someone
had painted graffiti on the stadi-
um seats and the partition sepa-
rating the stands from the foot-
ball field.
Worst of all, the graffiti, sen-
tences and words near the area
of the stands, contained foul
language and vulgar obsceni-
ties.
According to Coach
Antonacci, the new coach of
Clewiston Tigers, the vandalism


occurred between Tuesday and
Thursday of last week.
But this isn't the first time
Cane Field has been victimized.
"This is the second time in a
month that people have written
graffiti on the field," Coach
Antonacci said Monday.
The coach said that cable
wires have been tampered with,
and there appears to have been
people playing golf on the field,
leaving holes in the ground.
Actions have been taken to
paint over the graffiti, and a


police report has been filed.
Officials are not releasing
details about possible suspects
at the moment, but an investi-
gation into the case is ongoing.
The staff of Clewiston High
School is working to find a solu-
tion to the problem of people
are walking into Cane Field and
destroying it without a care of
what they are doing.
"I am trying to stop this van-
dalism before something else
worse happens," said Coach
Antonacci.


By Ideybis Gonzalez
Clewiston News
CLEWISTON This year,
Clewiston High School is wel-
coming a new addition to the
administration. Anthony Busin
will be serving as one of the
school's two assistant princi-
pals.
Mr. Busin will be taking over
the position of assistant princi-
pal over discipline, a position
formerly held by Janice Lee. Ms.
Lee will serve as the assistant
principal of curriculum.
Mr. Busin is no stranger to
the area and was previously
employed with Central Elemen-
tary School as a first grade
teacher a job he held for 10
years. Mr. Busin has also served
as a coach for the Clewiston
High football team, and has
been in that role for eight years.
Mr. Busin is excited with his
new promotion.
"This is a great opportunity
for me," said Mr. Busin. "I hope
to be a good addition to the
existing staff. I will help to pro-


By Ideybis Gonzalez
Clewiston News
CLEWISTON After several
months of stage construction
and renovations, Palm Terrace of
Clewiston has finally reopened.
The facility, which cares for
many area residents who are eld-
erly, has reopened its doors after
suffering major damages due to
Hurricane Wilma.
Facility administrators invited
everyone to attend and take part
of the grand opening ceremony
held Thursday, July 27, to cele-
brate the reopening.
The storm season affected the
center in significant ways, not just
in terms of the damage the facility
itself sustained during the strong
winds. Staff had to evacuate 105
residents to surrounding facilities
in St. Petersburg, Lakeland,
Tampa and West Palm Beach to
ensure their safety and care.
In between, the focus has


mote student achievement and
also will promote a good cli-
mate here at Clewiston High
School."
Mr. Busin will be in charge of
the role of Assistant Principal of
disciplinary actions, meaning
Mr. Busin will have the enjoy-
able task of being in charge of
enforcing dress code, issuing
referrals when necessary and
other disciplinary issues.
He takes his job seriously.
"I want all students to be on
the same page, coming to
school and behaving as young
adults," he said. "The key to suc-
cess is working closely with
teachers, students and parents,"
Mr. Busin said.
Mr. Busin will be handling
the tasks that Ms. Lee had
before, while Ms. Lee herself
prepares for her new role. She
will stay on as assistant princi-
pal, only now, she will be
responsible for curriculum.
"I am looking forward to a
challenging year, dealing with
curriculum issues and helping
students be in the same track -


been on reopening.
The restoration work at Palm
Terrace consisted of repairing a
section of the south wing. Once
work on that section was com-
plete, staff worked to return
approximately 50 residents back
in a few days time.
Palm Terrace of Clewiston has
new owners and a new adminis-
tration staff.
"We want to continue
improving with the care given to
our residents," said Crista Vaugh-
an, facility administrator. "Our
service is high quality top of the
line. Our facility has a brand new
look and the environment with
new management who have
positive thoughts and ideas," Ms.
Vaughan added.
Local officials, including
Mayor Mali Chamness, were
present to tour the facility.
See Terrace Page 12


doing all that is possible to help
them be successful is my goal,"
said Ms. Lee.
.She said another of her goals
is helping teachers "implement
a better teaching curriculum
that would make students suc-
ceed."
Ms. Lee is a former CHS grad-
uate. She attended and graduat-
ed from the University of Florida
and then went to Nova Universi-
ty to obtain her master's degree,
coming back to Clewiston to
work in the local school system.
Ms. Lee has been employed
at CHS for 19 years, serving eight
of those years as assistant princi-
pal. Ms. Lee has oftentimes vol-
unteered her time to the stu-
dents, serving as the sponsor to
the cheerleaders and the stu-
dent council.
"I will work hard to guide the
students to the right direction,
and one of my goals is to focus
on. working to improve the
FCAT scores," she said. "I also
want students to feel safe,
secure, and comfortable and
enjoy attending CHS," she said.


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INI/Nicole Curry
Cane Field at Clewiston High
School, home of the Tigers,
was vandalized last week by
an unknown subject or sub-
jects who painted foul slurs
and curse words on facilities
at the field.


Five arrested



for Montura



burglaries

MONTURA-Hendry Montura, were charged with
County Sheriff's Office Crimi- dealing with stolen property.
nal Investigators have arrested Hendry County Sheriff's
four adults and one juvenile in Office investigators were able
connection with recent bur- to recover one of the stolen
glaries in Montura. items, a 6,000 watt generator,
According to reports from but are continuing to press to
Sheriff Ronnie Lee, Richard recover more items.
Thomas Stevens, 24, of Mon- Few.other details have
tura, Vernon Dwayne Stevens, e othls ve
23, of Clewiston and Roland been given about the ongoing
Lee LaFollette, 19, of Montura, investigation and how the bur-
were arrested and charged glary suspects were appre-
with burglary of structure con- ended.
veyance and larceny grand All suspects were booked
theft damage over $1,000. into the Hendry County Jail
Additionally, LaFollette and with the juvenile being turned
Paula Elizabeth Ferrer, 23, of over to juvenile authorities.





Seeking new



solutions to



housing issues


By Ideybis Gonzalez
Clewiston News
CLEWISTON The lack of
workforce housing is one of the
biggest issues facing the com-
munity today, according to
Hendry County School Board
Superintendent Tom Conner.
For the large number of
teachers, nurses, officers and
other critical workers with a mid-
dle-class income, the problem is
sufficiently exaggerated to con-
cern the local school district.
Without a place to live, some
teachers are now finding it hard-


er and harder to accept employ-
ment with the school district.
Some of the teachers that have
worked here for many years
have had to find employment in
another area where finding suit-
able housing is easier.
According to Hendry County
School Board Superintendent
Tom Corfrer, the issue seems to
aflecl the $30,000 salary range
Professional who works and
I\ es in the communlt).
The rising cost of gas prices is
See Solutions Page 12


INI/Ideybis Gonzalez
After suffering damages in last year's hurricane, Palm Terrace has now reopened. A tour
of the facility was given to local leaders to celebrate the completion of the repairs.


Making the grade: CHS welcomes Asst. Principals


iNi/laeyDis uonzalez
Mr. Busin and Janice Lee will be serving as Clewiston High School's new assistant prin-
cipals this year and are preparing to step into their roles when school starts back up in
August. pa

CHS' new assistant principals


Palm Terrace facility


Reopens after repair


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An enjoyable fundraiser for were several candidates for
the Democratic Party was held office campaigning for the Sept.
Saturday, July 29, 2006. It includ- 5 Primary and the Nov. 7 general
ed a family BBQ and clay shoot elections.
at Square One Sporting Clay Other candidates present for
Club organized by a tri-county the luncheon was Emmie Ross,
coalition of Highlands, Okee- an Independent candidate also
chobee and Glades County running for District 16, and
Democratic Executive Commit- Democrat Zane Thomas running
tees. for State Representative District
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Ashley Michelle Jones and Wal-
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First Baptist Church of Royal Palm
Beach. Pastor Jim Meldrim officiat-
ed at the ceremony.
The bride wore a beautiful
white, low cut, halter top dress and
carried a bouquet of all white
roses. The wedding was done in
black and white.
The bride was given away by
Robert David Reeves and Family.
The ring bearers were Nathan
Christopher and Hunter Bradley
and the flower girl was Lauren


Grace.
The reception was held at the
Flagler Steakhouse with the official
reception being held on Sept. 8, at
The Players Club in Wellington.
The Bride's parents are Mr.
George Timothy Jones and Mrs.
Teresa Michelle Flora.
The Groom's parents are the
late Walter E. Wilkinson and Ms.
Julia I. Wilkinson.
The bride and groom plan to
reside in their home in Belle Glade
after a honeymoon trip to Singer
Island.
The bride and groom are both
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Nina Mae Cardin
Nina Mae Cardin, age 46, of
West Palm Beach, formerly of
Belle Glade, passed away on Sat-
urday, July 29, 2006 in her home
in West Palm Beach. She was
born in Madisonville, Tenn., on
Sept. 13, 1959. She is survived by
her parents, Charles and Willie
Mae Parrish of Belle Glade; her
husband, Bennie Cancel of West
Palm Beach; her children, Tammy
Parrish of Belle Glade, Herman
Hernandez of Belle Glade, and
Lonisa Williams of Riceville,
Tenn.; sisters, Brenda Fisk of
Clewiston, Evelyn Valentine of
Cosby, Tenn., and Jackie Torres of
Orlando.
Nina is also survived by broth-
ers Cecil Holcomb of Clewiston
and Roger Parrish of Greenup
Kentucky. In addition, Nina is sur-
vived by five grandchildren.
Nina spent her leisure time
enjoying her grandchildren, her
dogs, Nina, Bandit, Bullet, and
working in her garden.
All arrangements are under the
care and direction of Glades
Funeral Chapel in Belle Glade
(561) 996-6122.

Glenda Sue Judd
Glenda Sue Judd, age 64, of
Clewiston, passed away on July 9,
2006 in Clewiston.
She was born Aug. 26, 1941 in
Clewiston, the daughter of the
late Glen Edward and Mary Wal-
ton (Bush) Etherton. She was a
supervisor, employed by U.S.S.C.,
until her retirement in 1995.
She was a member of Member
1st Methodist Church-Clewiston,
Member Iota Rho Chapter of Beta
Sigma Phi.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Dillard Warren Judd; one
daughter, Ellen Elizabeth Bain
(Marvin) of Clewiston, and one
son, Glen Russell Judd(April) of
Balsom Grove, N.C.
In addition, she is survived by
one sister, Beverly Cody of Ft.
Myers, and one brother, William
Malcomb Etherton (April) of
Clewiston. She had three grand-
children, Vada Jean Judd, Jared H.
Mancil and, Wesley Bain.
Funeral services were held
Wed. July 12, at 11 a.m. at
Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston
with Reverend Mack Simmons
officiating.
All arrangements were under
the care and direction of Akin-
Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.

Weston L. Maly
Weston L. "Wes" Maly, age 76,
of Lewistown, Mont., died peace-


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fully due to heart failure Monday,
July 24 at St. Mary's Regional
Health Center in Detroit Lakes.
Mr. Maly was born Oct. 19,
1929 in Merricourt, N.D. to Lillis
and Edith (Murray) Maly. He was
one of six children and graduated
from high school in Edgeley, N.D.
in 1948. He served in the North
Dakota Army National Guard and
retired as a Captain in 1971, fol-
lowing 23 years of service.
Mr. Maly was united in mar-
riage with Janice Franzen of
Tolna, N.D. in 1959 in Grand
Forks, N.D. They shared 46 years
of marriage.
He spent 38 years working for
three electrical cooperatives;
James Valley Co-op in Edgeley,
Cass County Electric Co-op in Val-
ley City, N.D., and he retired from
Glades Electric Co-op in Moore
Haven in 1988 due to health
issues. In 1991 Mr. Maly and Janice
moved to Lewistown, Mont.
Along with his family and friends,
he enjoyed his hobbies of wood-
working, fishing, and photogra-
phy. Mr. Maly will be remembered
as kind and friendly to all whose
lives he touched.
SHe was.preceded in death by
his parents; three brothers, Lyle,
Llewelyn, and Lloyd Maly, and
one sister, Beverly Maly.
Mr. Maly is survive-d by his
wife, Janice of Lewistown, Mont.;
his children, Ramon (Linda) Maly
of Orange Beach, Ala., Joe (Sher-
ry) Maly Ellendale, N.D., Shayne
(Hannah) Maly of
Lewistown,Mont., Pamela
(Edward) Vickers of Sebring; six
grandchildren, Amy (Todd)
Hirsch, Amanda (Kendall) Krout,
all of Fargo, N.D., Maret and Seth
Maly of Lewistown, Mont.,
Matthew and Katie Vickers of
Sebring; two great-grandchildren,
Gretchen and Aryn Krout of
Fargo, N.D.; one sister, Nyla
Anderson of Fargo, N.D.
The funeral service was held
on Thursday, July 27 at the West
Funeral Home in West Fargo, N.D.
Interment was held at 3 p.m. after
the funeral at the North Dakota
Veteran's Cemetery, Mandan,
N.D.
Visitation was held on
Wednesday, July 26 with a 7 p.m.
prayer service at West Funeral
Home which continued until one
hour prior to the service on Thurs-
day.
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Home in Detroit Lakes, MN is
serving the family.
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CREW gathers volunteers to



build new homes rebuild lives


C.R.E.W., Inc. has partnered
with others to help build the Gar-
cia's home this week. What an
incredible accomplishment. Pastor
Woods from a Lutheran Church in
Indiana brought a group of seven
adults on their vacation time to
build a house in five days. They
have done an incredible job. Com-
munity member, Dave Adams,
who poured the concrete free of
charge and local churches who
provided food and shelter to the
group while they were here, have
helped make the week a success.
Cross Training Ministries, Mike
and David Pittman, Eric Mergott,
Kris Smith, Chase Richardson,
Dwight Willis, Bradley Crumb, Ray
Taft, and Rev. John Hicks, all volun-
teered time and muscle. Carson
Turner of Quality Electric City of
Clewiston, Hendry County and City
of Clewiston employees, CREW
staff and friends and family of the
Garcia family have all pitched to
help as well in different ways. Local
radio station, WAFC was very sup-
portive, providing us airtime and
giving shirts to the group as well.
We would like to put out a chal-
lenge to the community. C.R.E.W
still needs help putting the finishing
touches on the Garcia's house. We
also have 300 roofs to repair as well
as 30 families who have con-


Submitted to INI/Trish Adams
Local CREW volunteers team up with volunteers coming from out of state to prepare roof
trusses for a new home. CREW's Executive Director, Trish Adams asks for community mem-
bers to 'Step-Up' and volunteer to make a difference in areas hit hard by hurricanes.


demned housing that we need to
help. We need funding to help pay
contractors for homeowners who
have no means to pay and cannot
qualify for a loan. We need help in
the office as well as help writing
thank you letters. Someone with
web design experience could also
be a help in assisting us in creating
aweb page.
Prior to the Garcia's home,
C.R.E.W. was able to help about 40
different families to varying


degrees. We only have about 620
to go! As summer comes to a
close, the out of state volunteers
are not as numerous. It is time for
local residents to step up and sup-
port their own community in any
way they can. We need volunteers
as well as funding for supplies and
to pay contractors. We also are in
need of qualified roofers.
To the residents of Hendry and
Glades Counties, it is time to step
up and show these wonderful peo-


pie from out of town and state that
we can take care of our own. If you
can help please call, (863) 983-
2390 or stop by 121 Central Avenue
(back door) in Clewiston or Tues-
days at the 211 office on Ft.
Thompson Avenue in Labelle;
Harlem Academy in Harlem on
Tuesday, and at the First United
Methodist Church on Avenue L in
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Community College and Work-
force Education Chancellor David
Armstrong today announced the
start of Phase Two of the public
awareness campaign, "I Always
Wanted to... launched in March.
The campaign encourages people
to consider their career options
then directs them to Florida's
Workforce Education programs.
The second phase of the campaign
adds television and radio public
service announcements and other
elements to the already successful
campaign.
"It is never too late for someone
to accomplish their dreams of
,acquiring an education or a new
career," said Commissioner Winn.
"It is our goal that this campaign
will raise awareness that Florida's
Workforce' Education programs
can help make dreams a reality."


The campaign carries out a pri-
ority of Commissioner Winn and
members of the Florida Legislature
to prepare people for success by
appealing directly to their needs.
Workforce Education provides rig-
orous academics combined with
practical, high-skill education that
prepares people for their chosen
career path.
"Those who complete Work-
force Education programs are
proven to earn higher wages and
have better job opportunities,". said
Chancellor Armstrong. "Given our
commitment to maintaining the
academic rigor and real-world rele-
vance of the programs being
offered, more and more business
and industry partners are realizing
the value of hiring our program
completers."
Phase Two of the campaign
includes television, radio and print
components that spotlight individ-


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round offs, and back saltos. Most of the students met their
goals and are looking forward to tumbling classes in the
fall at CPAC. Registration for all CPAC classes will be
August 21 and 22 from 5-7 p.m. at the Clewiston Middle
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completers who have achieved
their career goals. These compo-
nents also include a broad spec-
trum of students in specific careers
such as nursing, manufacturing,
construction and teaching. Some
of the ads will appear in Spanish so
that non-English speakers can find
out how to enroll in Workforce
Education programs.
The Department of Education
(DOE) partnered with the Florida
Cable Telecommunications Asso-
ciation to distribute the public serv-
ice announcement to the stations
in their network. This partnership
was made possible by the support
of the Florida Lottery. In addition,
54 non-cable television stations, 58
radio stations, and many of the
major newspapers are being con-
tacted to expand exposure of the
campaign to more markets
statewide.
Another element of the cam-
paign that began in Phase One and
will continue in Phase Two is the
creation of customizable materials,
such as billboards and posters, to
which community colleges and
career centers could add their local
contact information and use as
part of their own.recruitment cam-
paign. Charlotte Technical Center
in Port Charlotte was one institu-
tion that fully embraced the cus-
tomizable nature of the campaign.
"We worked closely with the
graphic design staff at the DOE to
create posters, catalog covers,
mouse pads, coffee mugs,
notepads and even candy wrap-
pers that utilize the branding of this
statewide Workforce Education
campaign, but provide local details
such as the specific programs we
offer and our contact information,
so people from our area know
exactly how to reach us," said Car-
olyn Gorton, Coordinator of Post-
secondary Programs at Charlotte
Technical Center. "We also used
these pieces to get the buy-in of the
teachers and administrators as we
pull together all the elements of our
recruitment campaign for the
year."
"Participation in the campaign
has certainly helped with our
enrollments for the fall as well," Mr.


Gorton explains. "We're looking
really good. We are at capacity for
our adult education programs and
we expect enrollments in our other
programs which begin in a few
weeks to be up by more than 200
students this year."
Phase One of the campaign has
generated interest from the public.
The DOE established a hotline and
created a special section of its web-
site with information about the
specific Workforce Education pro-
grams offered at local community
colleges or career centers. Since
the campaign began in March, hits
to the Workforce Education web
pages have doubled and the num-
ber of calls received through the
hotline continues to increase.
"We felt it was critical to the
success of this campaign that we
offer the public user-friendly web
content that would provide them
with accurate information about
the workforce education pro-
grams," said Chancellor Arm-
strong. "Also, having a hotline they
can call and speak with a staff per-
son who will find the answer to
their question within 24 hours has
proven to be a vital service in get-
ting students into the programs
they are interested in more quick-
ly."
Florida's Workforce Education
programs provide career and tech-
nical education, as well as other
educational services, that help peo-
ple attain those skills that enable
them to become or remain eco-
nomically self-sufficient. The stu-
dent populations served by the
workforce programs include indi-
viduals who are entering the work-
force for the first time, seeking to
upgrade their skills, or retraining to
meet the changing demands of the
economy. Public Workforce Edu-
cation programs served more than
823,000 students in 2003-04. These
programs, provided by 28 commu-
nity colleges and 58 of the 67
school districts throughout the
state, are overseen by the DOE's
office of Workforce and Economic,
Development.
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Community News in Brief


Guardian Ad Litem
volunteers needed
Are you flexible, open-minded
and interested in advocating for a
child? Only 60 percent of Lee, Col-
lier, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry
county children taken from their
homes due to allegations of abuse
or neglect have a volunteer
Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to pro-
tect their interests. A GAL volunteer
has the opportunity to be a cham-
pion for an abused, neglected or
abandoned child in court and with-
in the community, strongly sup-
ported by program staff.
New Guardian ad Litem training
began July 15, in Fort Myers.
For information, to apply, or to
ask how your business or organiza-
tion can help, call Jackie at 239-
533-1425 or 866-341-1GAL.

Story telling
at the library
Miss Latina Yamilet Orta will be
presenting a story time for children
at the Clewiston Library on Satur-
days from 10 to 11:30 a.m. she will
also be doing a craft with the chil-
dren. All ages are welcome.

Summer reading
program for teens
The Clewiston Public Library is
sponsoring a Summer Reading
Program for Teens ages 12-17. The
program is titled "On the Edge"
and will be held on Mondays and
Wednesday. Teens will meet at
the library from 10 a.m. until noon.
Planned activities include movies,
pet care, guest speakers, and crafts.
Featured will be instruction on
making "Critter Cots", beds for
dogs and other animals. The kick-
off was on July 10, with Joe White-
head as the featured speaker. This
is a new and exciting program that
seeks to include teenagers in the
Summer Reading initiatives that
have been active for several years
at the Library. For more informa-
tion, contact Sue Vaughn, Literacy
Coordinator, at the library (863)
983-1493 or at home (863) 983-
1365. Fliers are available at the
library and from teens who are
serving as advisors to the Library
' Board.

Volunteer position
available
A volunteer position available
as a Court appointed Juvenile Arbi-
trator for the Twentieth Circuit in
LaBelle. The court is responsible
for imposing sanctions on first time
juvenile offenders. If interested,
please call (239) 458-7088.
Free diabetes
education classes
Free Diabetes Education
classes are being offered at


Hendry Regional Medical Center.
Call Toni at (863)983-1123 for
more information.

Stop the
violence
The Hendry and Glades
Domestic and Sexual Violence
Council's mission is to increase
community awareness about
domestic and sexual violence
and victim safety by providing
services, referrals and education
relating to the affects of domes-
tic/sexual violence in our com-
munity. The meetings rotate
between LaBelle, Clewiston and
Moore Haven. To get involved in
the council or for information
about meeting dates and times,
please call Abuse Council and
Treatment, Inc.'s Rural Exten-
sion (REACT): (863) 674-1811
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. to speak with
an advocate.

CREW seeks
donations
The Community Rebuilding
Ecumenical Workforce (CREW)
of Hendry and
Glades Counties is seeking
donations of building materials
and supplies, including lumber,
nails and drywall, to assist resi-
dents with repairs and continued
clean up efforts in the aftermath
of Hurricane Wilma.
Donations, including mone-
tary contributions, are tax
deductible. For more informa-
tion, come by our office at 121
Central Ave. rear entrance or
e-mail
CREWheadquarters@aol.com
or phone (863) 983-2390.
Food bank
sets schedule
The Hendry County food
bank will be distributing com-
modities for the needy families
in Hendry County once every
month schedule as follows: Aug.
25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17,
Dec. 15. Location is at St. Mar-
garet's Catholic Church, 208 N.
Dean Duff Ave, Clewiston. Pick
up times are 12-3 p.m.

New times set
for AA meetings
Alcoholic Anoymous meet-
ings are now held at Community
Presbyterian Church, 417 Royal
Palm Avenue, on Tuesdays from
8-9 p.m. as well as Fridays and
Saturday from 7-8 p.m. Meet-
ings also take place on Thurs-
days at the Palm Terrace Nursing
Home, 301 S. Gloria Street, from
4-5 p.m. Meetings also take
place on Mondays and Thurs-
days at 7 p.m. at Clewiston
Gospel Ministries Church, 5
miles south on Flaghole Road.


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Guest Commentary



The return of the 'Write-In Scam'


By Senator Dave Aronberg
Special to INI
It's happening again. Every
two years, Florida faces an epi-
demic of "write-in" candidates
whose only motivation for run-
ning for office is to prevent peo-
ple from voting. In a State infa-
mous for its election flaws, the
write-in loophole is perhaps the
worst of all, disenfranchising
hundreds of thousands and
perhaps millions of Florida vot-
ers since the year 2000.
In 1998, Florida voters over-
whelmingly (64 percent) passed
a constitutional amendment that
allows everyone to vote in an
election when all the candidates
come from the same political
party. The amendment was
especially important because
Florida politicians take away
most competitive elections
when they gerrymander the dis-


trict lines every 10 years. By
drawing "safe" districts dominat-
ed by either Republicans or
Democrats, the politicians
ensure that candidates from only
one party will win.
Although the politicians elim-
inated most competitive elec-
tions, the 1998 constitutional
amendment gave non-Republi-
cans a voice in Republican dis-
tricts, and non-Democrats a say
in Democratic districts.
Since then, the politicians
have found a way to get around
the voter-approved Constitution-
al amendment by getting their
friends to run as "write-in" can-
didates. These sham candidates
do not have to submit a filing fee
or any petition signatures to
qualify for the election. Their
names do not even appear on
the ballot. They have no chance
of winning, and that's the point:
They exist not to attract voters,


but to silence them.
Since 2002, the Legislature
has rejected my yearly attempts
to close this insidious loophole.
After all, it's tough to ask politi-
cians who benefit from the sys-
tem to change the system. Since
1998, the problem has become
worse and the sham candidates
themselves have become more
brazen.
Recently in Miami-Dade
County, more than 100,000 vot-
ers were disenfranchised when a
supporter of one of the two
Republican candidates for Sen-
ate filed as a write-in candidate.
The sham candidate then gloat-
ed that preventing a majority of
the electorate from voting was
his "best contribution" to the
Republican Party. In Duval Coun-
ty, a candidate for State Senate
personally escorted two-write in
candidates to the elections office
so he could deprive 167,000 non-


Republicans from voting in his
election. Proving that this is a
bipartisan scam, 382,000 people
in Pinellas County had their vote.
taken away when a Democratic
County Commission candidate
drafted his own brother to be a
write-in "opponent,"
Defenders of this ruse say
Republicans should not vote in
Democratic primaries and vice
versa. Such reasoning ignores an
inconvenient truth: the people of
Florida amended our State Con-
stitution to allow open elections
in situations like these. Politi-
cians can disagree with the Con-
stitution, but they are still
obliged to uphold it.
Senator Dave Aronberg repre-
sents District 27, which covers
parts of Palm Beach, Lee,
Glades, Charlotte and Hendry
counties.


Sheriff's Office to hold Gun Safety classes


Sheriff Ronnie Lee reports that
to accommodate those interested
in using the Hendry County Sher-
iff's Gun Range that additional
Gun Safety Classes have been
scheduled. Classes will be held at
the Sheriff's Office in Clewiston
on Aug. 1,8, 15, 22 and 29.
Each class will begin at 7 p.m.


Classes will be held at the Sher-
iff's Office in LaBelle on Aug. 2,
9, 16, 23, and 30. Each class will
begin at 7 p.m. Classes will be
held at the Gun Range Office on
Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Starting
time for classes at the Gun Range
will be 9 a.m. Fee for the class is
$5 and the class lasts approxi-


mately one hour. Reservations
are suggested and can be made
by calling (863)673-6106. The
Safety Classes are required prior
to using the Gun Range Facilities.
The Gun Range will open to the
public on Aug. 5 with the follow-
ing weekly schedule of events.
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gun Range Open; Wednesdays: 8
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For additional information
regarding the Gun Range please
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Guest Commentary


Everglades progress takes several giant steps


By Carol Ann Wehle
Executive Director, South Florida
Water Management District
2006 is proving to be a very
good year for Everglades
Restoration. From the halls of
Congress to the chambers of
county commissions, Everglades
projects continue to get the
green light. Last week's Senate
passage of the Water Resources
Development Act is, for me,
icing on the cake of a very pro-
ductive year. And it's only July.
Here in South Florida, we
have already started digging, lit-
erally. Four groundbreaking in
the past six months launched
construction on critical reser-
voirs and treatment wetlands
that will improve the Everglades
ecosystem, our coastal estuaries
and Lake Okeechobee. These
projects are part of the state's
Acceler8 initiative, an action-ori-
ented plan for stepping up the
pace on eight key restoration
projects.
Construction of the largest


Acceler8 project begins in a few
days when we turn dirt on a
giant water storage reservoir in
the Everglades Agricultural Area
(EAA), south of Lake Okee-
chobee. At 25 square miles, it
will be the size of the city of Boca
Raton and the largest construct-
ed water body in the state. Fit-
tingly called Acceler8's flagship,
the EAA Reservoir A-1 will hold
62 billion gallons of water, the
volume of 100,000 Olympic-
sized swimming pools, captur-
ing regulatory releases from
Lake Okeechobee as well as
stormwater runoff in the region.
However, the reservoir's full
impact will be felt throughout
South Florida, reducing freshwa-
ter flows to the coastal estuaries,
lowering water levels in Lake
Okeechobee and improving the
timing and flow of water into the
Everglades. That may sound like
a tall order, but that's what a
16,000-acre reservoir can do.
This kind of progress, on this
scale, is never possible by a sin-
gle agency working alone. Local


support at the city and county
level has been unprecedented
for Everglades Restoration. Mar-
tin County, for example, con-
tributed $27.4 million to help
buy land for an Acceler8 reser-
voir and treatment wetland now
being built near the east coast.
Hendry County is partnering in
workforce development for con-
struction of an Acceler8 reser-
voir near the west coast, ensur-
ing that people and local
businesses thrive at the same
time we invest in the environ-
ment.
In Tallahassee, Governor Jeb
Bush guided the efforts to accel-
erate these key Everglades proj-
ects with specialized funding,
ensuring that our momentum
would not be slowed. Under his
vision and leadership, Florida
has committed $3.2 billion
through the end of the decade to
clean up and restore the famed
River of Grass. State legislators
have supported these initiatives,
this year alone budgeting more
than $160 million for continued


restoration of the Everglades and
Lake Okeechobee.
In the U.S. Congress, the
long-awaited Water Resources
Development Act was approved.
by the Senate last week, under-
scoring the commitment of our
federal partners. WRDA's pas-
sage moves construction of the
$1.2 billion Indian River Lagoonz
South restoration project and:
Acceler8's $342 million Picayune
Strand restoration project an.
important step closer to imple-'
mentation.
Of course, there is still much'
work to do. Appropriation of fed-:
eral funds is still needed; land fo't
projects must still be purchased;
engineering designs need public!
input and approval for construc-
tion. All of this is a big order, but
thinking big is what Everglades,:
Restoration is all about. No sin-
gle effort alone will achieve.
restoration goals, but people!
and agencies and projects work-:
ing together will. The year 2006'
is demonstrating what a power-;
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Chamber Buzz


By Sean Moore
Special to Clewiston News
Greetings! How many of you
watch the Academy Awards
each year and think, "I have,
never heard of that movie, why is
it up for best picture"? The
answer to why you have never
heard of many of those movies is
because they are either foreign
or they are independent movies.
Independent movies are
often financed on small to virtu-
ally non-existent budgets and
are a lot of times projects that
are passionate to a few people,
but may not appeal on a broader
scale. In short, the studios do not
think they can make 70 million
dollars on it, so they want noth-
ing to do with it- hence, their
independent nature. Movies like
this are always sent straight to
video or are only showing in
"select cities", such as New York
and Los Angeles.
The city of Clewiston had a
rare opportunity beginning this
week to see one of these small,
passionate, independent movies
at Mann's Clewiston Theater.
The movie, The Lost City begins
showing on Friday night and
from what you read about the
movie, it is tremendous. Another
difference between these small
movies and the blockbusters is
that you actually get to tell a
story. It is not all about the for-
mula: big name actor; hot lead-
ing lady with a few explosions,
and heart stopping effects,
equals huge money.
In a lot of cases, those block-
busters lack the teeth and emo-
tional attachment to the charac-
ters created by a great story. The


Lost City promises to deliver
that. You so often hear those
same big, name actors and
actresses talk about why they
will still do these small projects
or appear in plays even though
they are world famous. They do
it because they miss the great
characters. They miss getting to
show they can actually,
well...act! They want to tell sto-
ries of unknown and inspira-
tional people and draw people
into their world.
The Lost City stars, and was
directed by Andy Garcia, and
also features Academy Award
Winner Dustin Hoffman, and
Academy Award Nominee Bill
Murray. The movie will be show-
ing at The Clewiston Theater
beginning this Friday.
In other Chamber news, we
continue to search for someone
interested in coming on board to
work as a tour guide for us. It
really is a fun job and you meet a
lot of interesting people from all
over the world. Yes, I did say
world. We get a lot of travelers
visiting Florida for the first time
who make their way to Hendry
County.
One of our guides from last
year has decided to move away,
and we are looking to fill his
shoes if possible. In an ideal
world, the person would have a
CDL license with a couple years
of experience. That is not a
requirement though and we are
more than willing to consider
anyone who considers them-
selves to be personable.
Stop by our office, 109 Cen-
tral Avenue for more informa.
tion or give us a call, 863-983-
7979.


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Finally, in your August
newsletter you will find a couple
of ballets. One is to vote for new
members to sit on our board of
directors. We hope you will all
take the time to cast your vote
for anyone you think would keep
us on the right track and improv-
ing the way we work. The sec-
ond insert is going to be for a
business of the year. This is a
new honor we are unveiling and
the first winner will be
announced at our Chamber din-
ner on Sept. 19.


If there is a business that you'
think has gone above andi
beyond for any reason, fill out'
the form and let us know. It'
could be they were so successful
they have expanded, or they.
gave back to their community
and stood head and shoulders-
above all else. Whatever you feel
makes them a candidate, we
want to know.
I think that covers everything'
this week! Have a great weekend'
and we'll see you back here next,
Thursday!


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Arrest Report


This column lists arrests, not
convictions, unless otherwise stat-
ed. Anyone who is listed here and
who is later found not guilty, or has
the charges against them dropped,
is welcome to inform the newspa-
per. We will confirm the informa-
tion and print it.

Hendry County
LaBelle
Diane S. Grady, 31, of LaBelle,
was arrested July 26, and charged
with possession of cocaine and
destroying or tampering with evi-
dence. Juan Soto of the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office was the
arresting officer.
Carmen Nereida Murray, 41,
of LaBelle, was arrested July 27,
and charged with possession of
cocaine. Robert L. Archer, Jr. of the
Hendry County Sheriff's Office was
the arresting officer.
Gregory Antonio Thompson,
44, of LaBelle, was arrested July 31,
and charged with possession of
cocaine. Frank Marcus Pensak of
the Hendry County Sheriff's Office
was the arresting officer.
Maria Antonia Sanchez, 49, of
LaBelle, was arrested on a warrant
on July 26, and charged with
attempting to purchase a con-
trolled substance. Donald Davis of
the Hendry County Sheriff's Office
was the arresting officer.
Steven Anthony Pickett, 19, of
Sebring, was arrested on a warrant
on July 25, and charged with deal-
ing in stolen property. Carlos Car-
mona of the Hendry County Sher-
iff's Office was the arresting officer.
Alfredo Sonny Gomez, 28,


was arrested on June 18, and
charged with aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon without
intent to kill, larceny grand theft of
$100,000 or more and robbery
invasion of a residential home. Fer-
nando Herrera of the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office was the
arresting officer.
Clewiston
Anthony Michael Varnell, 20,
of Clewiston, was arrested on July
23, and charged with possession of
cocaine. Nathan Kirk of the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office was the
arresting officer.
SWalter Jones Jr., 52, of Clewis-
ton, was arrested July 17, and
charged with possession of mari-
juana with intent to sell and pos-
session of marijuana over 20
grams. Nathan Kirk of the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office was the
arresting officer.
Marijo J. Camarata, 38, of
Clewiston, was arrested July 30,
and charged with possession of
cocaine. Nathan Kirk of the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office was the
arresting officer.
Jeffrey Martin Swindle, 22, of
Clewiston, was arrested July 29,
and charged with larceny grand
theft between $5,000-$10,000.
Jesus Olvera of the Hendry County
Sheriff's Office was the arresting
officer.
A female juvenile of Clewis-
ton, was arrested July 24, and
charged with dealing in stolen
property, burglary and larceny
grand theft of $1,000 or more.
Tiffany Arnold of the Hendry Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office was the arresting
officer.


Glades County
Luis Ochoa, 38, of Clermont
was arrested on July 21, by Deputy
Holly Ramsey on an active warrant
for FTA. He was later released on a
$2,500 surety bond.
Marc Wilkes, 28, of Labelle
was arrested on July 21, by Deputy
Tito Nieves on the charge of DUI.
He was later released on a $2,500
surety bond.
Tahra Bryant, 36, of Okee-
chobee was arrested on July 21, by
SPD Officer Morgan on the charges
of possession of cocaine, posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia and
DWLS. She remains in custody
with bond set at $10,000.
Richard Kellogg, 32, of
Labelle was arrested on July 23, by
Detective Terence Deese on the
charges of burglary and grand
theft. He remains in custody with
bond set at $15,000.
Victor Ramos, 28, of Labelle
was arrested on July 24, by Detec-
tive Mike Pepitone on the charges
of possession of firearm by convict-
ed felon, criminal mischief, burgla-
ry, grand theft and theft of firearm.
He remains in custody with bond
set at $35,200.
John Ellis, 38, of Okeechobee
was arrested on July 24, by Deputy
Holly Ramsey on three (3) active
warrants for VOP. He remains in
custody without privilege of bond.
Rebecca Smith, 20, of Okee-
chobee was arrested on July 24, by
Deputy Holly Ramsey on three (3)
active warrants for VOP. She
remains in custody without privi-
lege of bond.
Steve Futch, 22, of Okee-


chobee was arrested on July 24, by
Deputy Holly Ramsey on an active
warrant for VOP. He was later
released on a $2,500 surety bond.
Jose de la Cruz, 51, of Home-
stead was arrested on July 24, by
Deputy Richard Ermeri on an
active Miami-Dade County war-
rant. He remains in custody with
bond set at $6,000.
Charles White, 48, of Okee-
chobee was arrested on July 24, by
SPD Officer Lee on the charge of
possession of marijuana under 20
grams. He remainsin custody serv-
ing 90 days in county jail.
Charles White, 48, of Okee-
chobee was arrested on July 24, by
SPD Detective Bronson on the
charges of lewd and lascivious
upon child less than 16 years of age
and battery. He remains in custody
with bond set at $250,000.
*Wildcat Jumper, 31, of Okee-
chobee was arrested on July 25, by
Sgt. Ronnie Baker on the charges
of possession of marijuana under
20 grams and possession of drug
paraphernalia. He was later
released from custody on a $2,000
surety bond.
Esau Medrano, 23, of Okee-
chobee was arrested on July 26, by
Deputy Jason Grinner on an active
warrant for VOP. He was later
released on a $5,000 surety bond.
John Ross, 29, of Lake Placid
was arrested on July 26, by FWC
Officer Wilke on the charges of
possession of cocaine, possession
of drug paraphernalia and posses-
sion of controlled substance. He
remains in custody with bond set
at $5,000.


Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office hosts


annual National Night Out Against Crime
National Night Out is cele- the first Tuesday in August. This will take place at Pahokee each night and trust that every-
brated annually nationwide on year on Friday, Aug. 4, the event Park/Recreational Field located one will remain on the alert for


Crime Stoppers


The Palm Beach County Sher-
iff's Office is seeking help from
the public i:-l
locating the fo -
lowing "wanl-
ed fugitive."
Dennis
Mohowitsch,
age 37, a whit
male, is 6 fee', ..
1 inch tall an.l1 i
approximately Dennis
180 pounds. Mohowitsch
He has brown
hair and blue eyes and has tattoos
on back (dragon) and chest
(smile). His last known address
was Lakeshore Drive, Canal Point.
He is wanted on a warrant for
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tery on a law enforcement officer;
fleeing a marked police vehicle;
failure to appear: possession of
cocaine; driving without driver's
license; failure to appear: burgla-
ry of a structure or conveyance;
petit theft; dealing in stolen prop-
erty.
In addition, he is wanted on
other charges relating to traffic
offenses including: failure to
appear: none, improper, or
expired driver's license; attaching
tag not assigned; failure to main-
tain proof of insurance.
Anyone with information on
this fugitive or any crime is asked
to call the Crime Stoppers hotline
at (800)458-TIPS (8477) or online
at: www.crimestopperspbc.com.


at 360 East First Street in Paho-
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tral theme of National Night Out
is to bring communities closer
and to work harmoniously with
local police and/or sheriff's
deputies in combating crime
and violence in their neighbor-
hoods. It also provides an excel-
lent opportunity to reassure our
citizens that their Sheriff's Office
stands ready to meet increased
security demands that has been
placed upon law enforcement
agencies nationwide.
The goal of National Night
Out is to revitalize and instill the
symbolic show of solidarity
against crime by re-uniting
neighborhoods and promoting
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borhoods and work together to
keep their communities crime
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Clewiston High School imposes academic dress code


All Clewiston High School stu-
dents' dress and grooming shall
be appropriate for an academic
setting. Students must wear
clothing that in no way disrupts
or distracts from a positive learn-
ing environment. The adminis-
tration reserves the right to pro-
hibit the wearing of any article of
clothing, hairstyle, or accessory
which is considered disruptive to
the educational process. Parents
will be contacted and asked to
bring appropriate clothing when
a student wears something inap-
propriate or specifically forbid-
den to school. Continued viola-
tion of the dress code will result


in disciplinary action. Wearing a
jacket or coat over unacceptable
clothing does not satisfy the
requirement for the student to be
in compliance with the dress
code. Students who participate
in the Executive Internship Pro-
gram may be required to adhere
to the business dress code of the
work place where they intern.
Students who work at the ele-
mentary or middle schools are
expected to follow the high
school dress code for all events.
Students may wear shorts,
skirts, or dresses that are no
more than six inches above the
middle of the kneecap. Students


may wear caps/hats and sun-
glasses for outside activities to
provide protection from the sun.
Students must remove caps/hats
and sunglasses when inside the
school facility. No other head-
coverings are permitted except
for "Tiger" motif bandanas. For-
bidden head coverings include
headbands, stocking caps, hair
nets etc. All clothing and acces-
sories must be free of any pro-
motion of drugs, alcohol, tobac-
co, sex, or offensive, profane,
discriminatory, or suggestive
messages.
Students and parents need to
be aware of the importance of


proper attire and good grooming
and its impact on the educational
environment. Good taste is
knowing where and when to
wear the appropriate clothing
and accessories. Since the home
provides the funds, guidance,
and upkeep of the student's
clothing worn in school, it is the
responsibility of the parent to see
that attire and grooming reflects
the modesty and good taste
expected in school. The follow-
ing dress and grooming require-
ments are to be followed by all
students. Other requirements
may be made to avoid disruption
of the educational process.


All students will be required
to wear their identification
badges on their person in plain
view.
Safe footwear shall be worn
at all times. No rubber flip flops
or bedroom slippers shall be
worn.
Halter-tops, tube tops, short
shorts, muscle shirts, midriff or
backless shirts and blouses shall
not be worn.
Shoulder coverings must be
at least two inches in width.
Tops must be at least three
inches below the waistband or
remain tucked in so that the
midriff area is not exposed.


No bare skin should be
exposed at the waist or abdomen
area.
Clothing must cover the
chest area to ensure that cleav-
age is not exposed.
Intentionally altered cloth-
ing or unbuttoned and ill-fitted
garments are not acceptable. Ill-
fitted garments include, but are
not limited to garments that are
too small so as to reflect immod-
esty or too large so as to appear
to be falling off the body.
Transparent mesh or see
through clothing may not be
worn without appropriate cloth-
ing underneath.


Education commissioner announces School News in Brief


phase two of Workforce Education


TALLAHASSEE Education
Commissioner John L. Winn and
Community College and Work-
force Education Chancellor David
Armstrong today announced the
start of Phase Two of the public
awareness campaign, "I always
wanted to," launched in March.
The campaign encourages people
to consider their career options
then directs them to Florida's
Workforce Education programs.
The second phase of the cam-
paign adds television and radio
public service announcements
and other elements to the already
successful campaign.
"It is never too late for someone
to accomplish their dreams of
acquiring an education or a new
career," said Commissioner Winn.
"It is our goal that this campaign
will raise awareness that Florida's
Workforce Education programs
can help make dreams a reality."
The campaign carries out a pri-
ority of Commissioner Winn and
members of the Florida Legislature
to prepare people for success by
appealing directly to their needs.
Workforce Education provides rig-
orous academics combined with
practical, high-skill education that
prepares people for their chosen
career path.
"Those who complete Work-
force Education programs are
proven to earn higher wages and
have better job opportunities," said
Chancellor Armstrong.
Phase Two of the campaign
includes television, radio and print
components that spotlight individ-
ual Workforce Education program
completers who have achieved
their career goals. These compo-
nents also include a broad spec-
trum of students in specific careers
such as nursing, manufacturing,


"We felt it was critical to the success of this
campaign that we offer the public user-friend-
ly web content that would provide them with
accurate information about the workforce
education programs."
David Armstrong,
Workforce Education Chancellor


construction and teaching. Some
of the ads will appear in Spanish so
that non-English speakers can find
out how to enroll in Workforce
Education programs.
The Department of Education
(DOE) partnered with the Florida
Cable Telecommunications Associ-
ation to distribute the public service
announcement to the stations in
their network. This partnership was
made possible by the support of
the Florida Lottery. In addition, 54
non-cable television stations, 58
radio stations, and many of the
major newspapers are being con-
tacted to expand exposure of the
campaign to more markets
statewide.
Another element of the cam-
paign that began in Phase One and
will continue in Phase Two is the
creation of customizable materials,
such as billboards and posters, to
which community colleges and
career centers could add their local
contact information and use as part
of their own recruitment campaign.
Phase One of the campaign has
generated interest from the public.
The DOE established a hotline and
created a special section of its' Web
site with information about the
specific Workforce Education pro-
grams offered at local community
colleges or career centers. "We felt
it was critical to the success of this


campaign that we offer the public
user-friendly web content that
would provide them with accurate
information about the workforce
education programs," said Chan-
cellor Armstrong. "Also, having a
hotline they can call and speak
with a staff person who will find
the answer to their question within
24 hours has proven to be a vital
service in getting students into the
programs they are interested in
more quickly."
Florida's Workforce Education
programs provide career and
technical education, as well as
other educational services, that
help people attain those skills that
enable them to become or remain
economically self-sufficient. The
student populations served by the
workforce programs include indi-
viduals who are entering the
workforce for the first time, seek-
ing to upgrade their skills, or
retraining to meet the changing
demands of the economy.
Public Workforce Education
programs served more than
823,000 students in 2003-04. These
programs, provided by 28 commu-
nity colleges and 58 of the"67
school districts throughout the
state, are overseen by the DOE's
office of Workforce and Economic
Development.


No shots, no school
Make sure your child has all
required shots before school
starts. Students entering kinder-
garten must have up to date
immunizations records.
Students entering seventh
grade student require a tetanus
booster before the first day of
school. For information about
free immunizations for children,
contact the Hendry County Health
Department, 1100 S. Olympia St.,
Clewiston.
The office is open Tuesdays
and Fridays, from 8 a.m. to 11
a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m.
Scholarship
applicants wanted
If you know of a young person
pursuing a college degree with the
goal of working in Florida's fruit
and vegetable industry, please let
that student know about the Syn-
genta Crop Protection Scholar-
ship. The $1,000 scholarship will
be awarded at FFVAs 63rd Annual
Convention. To learn how to
apply, contact Martha Tucker at
(321) 214-5200 or via email at
martha.tucker@ffva.com.
Central Elementary
Open House
Open House at Central Ele-
mentary School will be held
Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5 until 7
p.m. Parents are invited to come
to the school anytime during
those hours to meet their child's
teachers.
Ag in the classroom
needs ed. coordinator
Florida Ag in the Classroom is
seeking an educational program
coordinator. The successful can-


didate will coordinate FAITC pro-
gram activities that include
newsletter development, grants
and awards programs, database
management and materials distri-
bution.
For additional information,
contact Lisa Gaskalla at (352) 846-
1391 or via email at
LBGaskalla@ifas.ufl.edu.
Clewiston High School
Freshmen Orientation
Clewiston High School will
host their Freshmen Orientation
on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 6:30
until 7:30 p.m. in the high school
auditorium. All upcoming fresh-
men and new students are
encouraged to attend, along with
their parent/guardian.
Open House at CMS
Clewiston Middle School will
be having an Open House for par-
ents on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 5
until 7 p.m. An informational
meeting concerning the Title I
School-wide program will be held
in the media center at 5 p.m.
Information will be provided con-
cerning the allocation and expen-
diture of Title I funds at CMS.
CMS tendrA una "Casa Abier-
to" para los padres de familiar de
Jueves, 3 de Agosto de 5-7 p.m.
Una reunion informative acerca
del Programa Title I que sera para
todos los estudinates, se Ilevara a
cabo en la biblioteca a las 5 p.m.
Se les darA informacibn sobre la
distribudibn y gastos de Programa
Title I en CMS EstarA disponible
una traductora en Espafiol.
CMS Advisory
Council meeting
Clewiston Middle School will
hold the first meeting of the


School Advisory Council on Mon-
day, Aug. 14 in the Conference
Room in the Administration
Building. All interested are invited
and encouraged to attend.
CMS is looking for a Busi-
ness/Community Member to
serve on the School Advisory
Council for 2006-2007. This com-
mittee meets monthly and is
involved in School Improvement.
Please call (863) 983-1530 for
more information.
Literacy program
The Clewiston Library, in con-
junction with the Harlem Library,
has completed training volunteers
to serve as tutors to local adults
who need assistance in reading
and writing literacy. Trainers from
Palm Beach County presented
two intensive training workshops
in order to certify these volun-
teers. These services are offered
to adults 18 and over who recog-
nize the need to read and write
with more proficiency. The ses-
sions are free to participants and
the hours are flexible, scheduled
around the needs of the individu-
als who sign up for the program.
Each person will be assessed by
the program director and paired
with a certified tutor. In an effort
to meet the needs of the commu-
nity, the sessions will take place at
the Clewiston Library, as well as
in Harlem. For additional informa-
tion, please drop by the Clewiston
Library or the Harlem Library for
an application. You may also con-
tact the Program Director, Sue
Vaughn, at the Clewiston Library,
(863) 983-1493 or at home at
(863) 983-1365. The paperwork is
also available from Barbara
Oeffner, Clewiston Library Direc-
tor (863) 983-1947 or Florida
Thomas, Harlem Library Director
(863) 902-3322.


NOTICE OF

PROPOSED TAX INCREASE

The Glades County School Board will soon consider

a measure to increase its property tax levy.



LAST YEAR'S PROPERTY TAX LEVY


A. Initially proposed tax levy

B. Less tax reductions due to Value

Adjustment Board

And other assessment changes

C. Actual property tax levy



This year's proposed tax levy


$4,700,429.00


S$(174,044.00)

$4,526,385.00



$5,112,602.00


A portion of the tax levy is required under state law

in order for the school board to receive

$4,295,228.00 in state education grants. The

required portion has increased by 6.41 percent, and

represents approximately six tenths of the total pro-

posed taxes.



The remainder of the taxes is proposed solely at the

discretion of the school board. All concerned citizens

are invited to a public hearing on the tax increase to

be held on Monday, August 7, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at

the School Board meeting room, 400 10th Street

S.W. Moore Haven, Florida.



A DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the

budget will be made at this meeting.


NOTICE OF TAX FOR SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAY


The Glades County School Board will soon consider a measure
to continue to impose a 2.000 mill property tax for the capital
outlay projects listed herein.


This tax is in addition to the school board's proposed tax of
5.481 mills for operating expenses and is proposed solely at the
discretion of the school board.


** THE PROPOSED COMBINED SCHOOL BOARD TAX
INCREASE FOR BOTH OPERATING EXPENSES AND
CAPITAL OUTLAY IS SHOWN IN THE ADJACENT
NOTICE.
**

The capital outlay tax will generate approximately
$1,298,482.00 to be used for the following projects:


CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING


(ADDITIONAL 7TH &


8TH GRADE


CLASSROOMS)


(REMODELING MOORE HAVEN ELEMENTARY)


MAINTENANCE, RENOVATION & REPAIR
(ROOF REPAIRS & GENERAL BUILDING MAINTENANCE)


NEW AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT
(SCHOOL FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT)
(DISTRICT FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT)


MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES
Purchase of Three (3) School Buses


PAYMENT OF LOAN APPROVED PURSUANT TO F.S. 1011.14
First Bank of Clewiston


All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held
on Monday, August 7, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the School Board
Meeting Room, 400 10th Street, Moore Haven, Florida. A
DECISION on the proposed CAPITAL OUTLAY TAXES will
be made at this hearing.


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GLADES COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

BUDGET SUMMARY

THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF GLADES COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ARE
8.1% MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES


LOCAL EFFORT 4.762
DISCRETIONARY 0.510
SUPPLEMENTAL DISCRETIONARY 0.209
CAPITAL OUTLAY 2.000
TOTAL MILLAGE: 7.481


F'qTTFMATFi'1b V17'T TTFiS


GENERAL
FUND


SPECIAL
REVENUE


CAPITAL
PROTECTS


TOTAL ALL
FUNDS


IAX, IVAL 13LXlJ L.Z I.A.V tJ Wl -1 --. -- -I..

FEDERAL SOURCES 185,000.00 1,196,315.29 1,381,315.29
STATE SOURCES 6,069,651.75 31,942.00 2,826,035.00 8,927,628.75
LOCAL SOURCES 3,831,176.00 173,447.00 1,349,142.00 5,353,765.00

TOTAL REVENUE SOURCES: 10,085,827.75 1,401,704.29 4,175,177.00 15,662,709.04

TRANSFERS IN: 276,806.00 0.00 0.00 276,806.00
NONREVENUE SOURCES 558,873.26 0.00
FUND BALANCE (JULY 1, 2006) 3,516,662.81 64,248.08 2,099,649.41 5,680,560.30


TOTAL REVENUES & BALANCES: 14,438,169.82 1,465,952.37 6,274,826.41 22,178,948.60


EXPENDITURES:

INSTRUCTION 5,434,404.00 371,963.10 5,806,367.10
PUPIL PERSONNEL SERVICES 479,791.00 215,800.42 695,591.42
INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA SERVICES 255,567.00 1,942.00 257,509.00
INSTRUCTION & CURRICULUM SERVICES 238,014.00 21,382.76 259,396.76
INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF TRAINING 19,764.00 125,695.86 145,459.86
BOARD OF EDUCATION 323,292.75 323,292.75
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 232,160.00 13,999.35 246,159.35
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION 563,433.00 589.00 564,022.00
FACILITIES ACQUISTION & CONSTRUCTION 150,116.00 4,830,590.75 4,980,706.75
FISCAL SERVICES 167,648.00 167,648.00
CENTRAL SERVICES 43,591.00 43,591.00
FOOD SERVICES 668,818.00 668,818.00
PUPIL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES 527,643.00 16,238.80 543,881.80
OPERATION OF PLANT 1,101,852.00 1,101,852.00
MAINTENANCE OF PLANT 3,712,833.83 3,712,833.83
ADMIN. TECHNOLOGY SERVICES 19,279.00 19,279.00
TOTAL EXPENDITURES: 13,269,388.58 1,436,429.29 4,830,590.75 19,536,408.62

TRANSFERS OUT: 0.00 0.00 276,806.00 276,806.00
FUND BALANCE (JUNE 30, 2007) 1,168,781.24 29,523.08 1,167,429.66 2,365,733.98

TOTAL EXPENDITURES,
TRANSFERS & BALANCES 14,438,169.82 1,465,952.37 6,274,826.41 22,178,948.60



GLADES COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS
HISTORICAL SUMMARY OF FINANCIAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC DATA
(TEN YEAR SUMMARY 1995-96, 2000-01. 2005-06


UNWEIGHTED FTE PER 238.081, F.S.


1200.00
1090.00
1080.00
1070.00
1060.00
1050.00
1040,00
1030.00
1020.00
1010.00
1000.00
990.00
NUMBER OF
UFTE


,io




0506 00.01
YEARS


TOTAL CURRENT OPERATING REVENUES PER UFTE


PER UFTE
8,500.00
8,000.00
7,500,00
7,000.00
6,500.00
8,000.00
5,500.00
5,000.00


3,500.00
3,000.00
REVENUES


9596


K-ADULT UFTE
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2005-2006 1,283.27
2000-2001 1,068.43
1995-1996 1,069.41

TOTAL GOVERNMENTAL REVENUES
(FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL)

$26,000,000
$24,000,000
$22,000,000
$20,000,000
$18,000,000
$16,000,000
$14,000,000
$12,000,000

$8,000,000 i 1

REVENUES o056 oo00.o 9o
YEARS

TOTAL REVENUES
(FEDERAL, STATE, & LOCAL)
2005-06 $ 13,010,603.
2000-01 $ 8,524,026
1995-96 $ 6,717,357


05.06 00.01
YEARS


CURRENT OPERATING
REVENUES PER UFTE
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2000-2001 $6,959.72
1995-1996 $5,465.26

TOTAL CURRENT OPERATING REVENUES

$16,000,000
$15,000,000
$14,000,000
$13,000,000
$12,000,000
$11,000,000
$10,000,000
$9,000,000
$8,000,000
$7,000,00ooo
$6,000,000,
$5,000,000
05.06 00o41 9s-s
YEARS


TOTAL OPERATING
REVENUES
2005-06 $ 8,670,854.
2000-01 $ 7,435,977
1995-96 $ 5,844,599


TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES


REVENUES os-06 o-00
YEARS


TOTAL NUMBER OF
EMPLOYEES

2005-2006 189
2000-2001 135
1995-1996 130

TOTAL CAPITAL PROJECTS REVENUES

$20,000,000
$10,000,000
$9,000,000
$8,000,000
$7,000,000
$6,000,000
$5,000,000
$4,000,000
$3,000,000
$2,000,000
$1,000,000 '.
$600,000 B "i
REVENUES os-0s o-o 9s-96
YEARS


CAPITAL PROJECTS
S- REVENUES

2005-2006 $ 2,948,866.
2000-2001 $1,088,048
1199-996 $ 638.382


TOTAL NUMBER OF INSTRUCTIONAL EMPLOYEES


EMPLOYEES
135
130
125
120
115
110
105
100
95
90
85
80
REVENUES


0os-o 00401 95-96
YEARS


TOTAL NUMBER OF
INSTRUCTIONAL EMPLOYEES

2005-2006 120
2000-2001 90
1995-1996 84

TOTAL DEBT SERVICE REVENUES

$310,000
$300,000
$290,000
$280,000
$270,000
$260,000
$250,000
$240,000
$230,000
$220,000
$210,000
$200,000
REVENUES sos6 o0001 9-96
YEARS


DEBT SERVICE
REVENUES

2005-2006 00
2000-2001 00
1995-1996 $234,376


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Earth Talk


From the Editors of E/The
Environmental Magazine
Dear EarthTalk: Are there any
Amway-like multi-level marketing
companies that focus on environ-
mentally friendly products?
Dave Miller, Fresno, Calif.
Back in the 1950s, Amway and a
handful of other consumer prod-
ucts companies first pioneered the
concept of "multi-level marketing"
(MLM). In this business model,
individuals act as distributors, sell-
ing the company's products from
home while also recruiting others
to do the same. In doing so, they
earn commissions on both their
own sales and on the sales of those
they recruit. In recent years, a num-
ber of MLM companies have
sprouted up with environmentally
friendly products as their focus.
The most well known of the
crop is Shaklee, which has been
selling green-friendly nutrition, per-
sonal care and household products
since 1956, when research chemist


Dr. Forrest Shaklee started the com-
pany. Since then, perhaps in an
effort to live up to Dr. Shaklee's per-
sonal motto ("Follow the laws of
nature and you'll never go
wrong"), the company has
wracked up a long list of eco-
accomplishments. Back in 1960 it
introduced the first mass marketed
biodegradable cleaning product,
Basic-H, an all-natural formula that
has since been adopted as an offi-
cial Earth Day product. More
recently, Shaklee became the first
independently verified "climate
neutral" company in the world, off-
setting its' carbon dioxide emis-
sions with investments in various
renewable energy projects. And
just this year, Shaklee embarked
upon an ambitious campaign to
plant a million trees with the help
of thousands of its independent dis-
tributors.
Another big player in the green
MLM field is Idaho-based Melaleu-
ca, which has been selling natural
health care, personal care and


household products since 1985.
The name Melaleuca is borrowed
from a plant that produces organic
essential oils found in many of the
company's products.
Meanwhile, Amazon Herb
Company offers opportunities to
sell herbal remedies derived from
rainforest plants. "Amazon John"
Easterling, who first discovered the
healing power of herbs when Ship-
ibo Indians used them to treat him
when he fell ill during a visit to the
Amazon rainforest, founded the
company in 1990. Another up-and-
coming player is Krystal Planet,
which sells compact fluorescent
light bulbs, solar heaters, fuel addi-
tives and other energy saving prod-
ucts for home, car and office.
If you're looking to work with
an MLM company, keep in mind
that just because a company has
good green intentions does not
mean it is a good deal for you.
According to Robert FitzPatrick,
who runs the Pyramid Scheme
Alert newsletter, less than one in a


thousand MLM distributors makes
a profit. The bottom line is: Do your
homework. As in any business,
there are reputable companies and
there are bad apples. The per-
ceived opportunity of working
independently may seem too good
to pass up, so get a solid idea about
the work required and the actual
return likely before you quit your
day job.
CONTACTS: Shaklee,
www.shaklee.com; Amazon Herb,
www.amazonherb.com; Krystal
Planet, www.krystal-planet.com;
Melaleuca, www.melaleuca.com;
Pyramid Scheme Alert, www.pyra-
midschemealert.org.
GOT AN ENVIRONMENTAL
QUESTION? Send it to: EarthTalk,
c/o E/The Environmental Maga-
zine, P.O. Box 5098, Westport, CT
06881; submit it at:
www.emagazine.com/earthtalk/thi
weekk, or e-mail: earthtalk@
emagazine.com. Read past
columns at: www.emagazine.
com/earthtalk/archives.php.


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Why is it we start a diet only to
abandon it about a week later?
The inspiration and desire dwin-
dles and the momentum fades to
nothing.
The reason is that in order to
change what you eat requires a
shift in thinking, not just a change
in groceries. You need to view food
with new eyes-as nutritional fuel
and not as entertainment or med-
ication. Eating healthier may
require a little reading (education)
a little more cooking (hands on
nutrition) and adjusting to new
tastes (new veggies, different
herbs and spices). The bottom line
is that in order to eat healthier, it
will definitely mean change.
Your first baby step in eating
healthier is starting with one meal.
Leave the rest of your food


The Dinner
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Ely


alone-start with just one meal,
once a day and start this week. An
easy meal to begin with is break-
fast. Make sure you include eggs,
whole grain bread, whole grain
cereals (hot and cold), milk,
yogurt (with active cultures) and
some fresh fruit and orange juice
on this week's grocery list. As
you're enjoying your new and


healthier breakfast, remember to
keep portions in mind (4 ounces
of orange juice is a good amount,
for example) and watch how
much better you feel eating one
nutritionally balanced meal once a
day. Breakfast is your "shiny sink"
for starting your healthy eating rou-
tine.
Don't wait to start! Eating
healthy may require some
changes, but these types of
changes will bless you, your body
and your family for the rest of your
lives!
Here is a wonderful muffin
recipe to get you started on health-
ier breakfasts this week:
Mayberry Muffins
Serves 12
1 cup flour
3/4 cup whole wheat pastry


Perfectionism leads to frustration


We all want what we want and
we want it RIGHT NOW! This impa-
tience is because of our perfection-
ism which causes us to lash out
without even thinking. That is the
key; we don't stop and think before
we open our mouths and stick our
feet in. WE are always in such a
hurry! And hurrying never got us
any place faster. It just stressed us
out and caused us to have an acci-
dent or do things we regret later.
We have to get our test, slow
down and think about what we are
doing before we do it! Our routines
help us with our impatience. The
routines guide us in doing what we
really need to do first and they free
us up to be patient with those
around us.
The really sad part is that we feel
that we are justified in being impa-
tient. This does not give us a license
to be rude, hateful, use an ugly tone
of voice to get our message across
or to use bad four letter words.
Now listen to me closely. I am
just as impatient as many of you are
and have been known to blow a
gasket. I think about why I am
upset. I can see what is wrong.
Many times I am too hungry, angry,
lonely or tired. This is when I HALT


Solutions
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only adding to the problem. Before,
teachers had the option to com-
mute to work from other cities,
bearing the burden of driving any-
where from a few minutes to as
long as an hour to come in to work.
With a gallon of gas now hovering
steadily at $3, the option is more
difficult to take.
Mr. Conner has kept busy dur-
ing the summer months by can-
vassing on the issue and appealing
to city, county officials and devel-


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and take care of myself. I am learn-
ing that I can accomplish much
more if I use this method instead of
the "Blow a Gasket" method;
which really did nothing but inflict
collateral damage on everyone
around me including myself.
When ever we pitch a fit like this
we may think we are getting our
way but in the long run what goes
around comes around. We reap
what we sow and if we sow dis-
content and impatience, we will
reap more anger and rebellion
along with passive aggressive
behavior just to get back at us for
our fit. I want you to think about a
two year old and a temper tantrum.
The child wants to be heard. As
long as the child is pitching the fit;
no one is hearing anything. The


opers to find a solution to the
problem. There is a need for it, he
said, and the community should
rally to address the lack of housing
in the area.
"Other solutions were brought
to the table as far as possible com-
muting back and forth,. but
because of the increase in gas
prices," Mr. Conner said. "It's
impossible that this would be a
solution momentarily."
Several ideas are taking shape,
some in the planning stages even
before Mr. Conner first raised his
concerns. The superintendent finds
promise in projects like Bonita Bay,
which promises to build a town-


crying chair is one answer. This is a
specific chair just for crying then
the child is allowed to get up and
come tell you exactly what they
wants in a nice and kind way. NOT
DEMANDING!
When we pitch a fit in our fami-
ly or in public it doesn't matter how
many times we try to apologize for
our actions; they don't believe us. It
is our actions that speak louder
than our mere words of regret for
our tantrum. If we don't stop this
behavior we are going to lose our
families and ourselves.
Rita Davenport taught me that
when we do or say something neg-
ative in a fit that it takes seven nice
actions to erase the bad that we
have done. We have a lot of erasing
to do. All we can do is jump in
where we are and stop this impa-
tient behavior right now. Your new
ways taking care of yourself are
going to help you get rid of your
impatience. Old dogs can learn
new tricks. Once we realize that
what we have been doing is not
working for us. We can only
change our behavior and when we
do; the way people react to us will
be much different from the past.
You have to set the example in love.


house development in the area, as
well as other possible projects.
A big player in the talks has
been U.S. Sugar, which has been
looking at the possibility of new
developments that could sprout up
around the county itself and help to
accommodate the middle-income
worker.
Mr. Conner hopes that the plan-
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pening, and something that will
happen quickly.
He looks toward the future with
a little uncertainty, but is willing to
work to make something happen
and bring a permanent solution to
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flour
1/3 cup honey
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3/4 cup buttermilk teaspoon
vanilla extract
1/4 cup safflower oil
1 cup blueberries, fresh or
frozen
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Prepare muffin tin by greasing or
lining with paper cupcake liners.
In a large bowl, mix together
dry ingredients, and make a well in
the center. In a separate bowl, mix
wet ingredients well and add to
dry ingredients. Mix till combined,
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Spoon batter into prepared
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Floridians are at war with fire
ants. These invasive insects can
inflict painful stings which can
become infected.
The humans may find allies in
the form of fire ants' natural ene-
mies.
Fire ants came into the United
States from South America, thus
they are called imported fire ants.
There are two kinds of fire ants.
The black imported fire ant
was accidentally introduced into
Mobile, Ala., around 1918, and
now infests a small area in
Alabama and northern Mississip-
pi. The red imported fire ant
entered the United States proba-
bly in the 1930s. It was most like-
ly introduced with cargo or in
the soil used as ballast in ships
from South America that were
unloaded in the Mobile area. In
the 1940s and early 1950s the red
imported fire ant spread to Flori-
da and other southern states in
nursery stock and sod. Fire ants
currently infest over 260 million
acres in Alabama, Arkansas,
Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mis-
sissippi, North Carolina, Okla-
homa, South Carolina, Ten-
nessee, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
A fire ant bite hurts, stings, and
itches intensely. This can last for
10 days. One remedy is ammonia,
which you can buy in little vials in
the drug store. Be sure you are not
allergic to any of the other ingredi-
ents before you spray and if the
bites continue to be uncomfort-
able or look worse (little blisters
do form), talk to your doctor.
They can become infected.
Imported fire ants are aggres-
sive, reddish brown to black ants
that are one-eighth to one-quar-
ter inch long. They construct
nests which are often visible as
dome-shaped mounds of soil,
sometimes quite large. But more
often they are just little mounds
of dirt. In sandy soils, mounds are
flatter and less visible. Fire ants
can be anywhere: in open fields,
utility boxes, under fallen branch-
es, in tall clumps of grass along
fence lines, under pavement and
buildings and sometimes even
indoors. If their nests are dis-
turbed, large numbers of ants will
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"The fire ,nts are so afraid of the flies that they
won't come above ground. In the presence of the
flies, the fire ants stay below literally scared
to death."
Harold Koehler, Ph.D.,
research scientist at the University of Florida


the ants, this is justified.
There was a story told by
some men who worked on a
road crew who saw a co-worker
strip all his clothes off in the mid-
dle of a roadway and jump into a
canal to get fire ants off.
The U.S. Department of Agri-
culture has found natural ene-
mies of the fire ant in South
America which have proven safe
and effective as biological con-
trols. By releasing its enemies,
the ant threat is reduced. Natural
enemies will spread on their
own, seeking the fire ants. They
will live where the fire ants live.
Both fire ant disease and decapi-
tating flies work well.
The female decapitating fly


lays her eggs inside the ants
head, causing the head to fall off
and the ant to die. The adult flies
then emerge from the severed
head and attack other fire ants.
In 1997, the release of decapi-
tating flies was begun in Florida
by the U.S. and Florida Depart-
ments of Agriculture. By 2002
they had spread from coast to
coast. Since then, they have
spread naturally at a satisfactory
rate," according to Harold
Koehler, Ph.D., the primary
research scientist on fire ants at
the University of Florida.
"Three different sizes of flies
are used, they attack different
sizes of worker fire ants," contin-
ued Mr. Koehler. "The fire ants


are so afraid of the flies that they
won't come above ground. In
the presence of the flies, the fire
ants stay below literally
scared to death."
Sanford Parker, another
major researcher against fire
ants, collects the decapitating
flies in South America and brings
them back to the United States to
be quarantined, observed and
tested to be sure that these indi-
vidual flies will not attack any-
thing but fire ants, before they
are released.
Commercially available fire
ant baits are effective, so is boric
acid, as are insecticides for fire
ants. A non-toxic remedy
involves lots of scalding hot
water poured into the mound.
This is best done early on a
sunny morning when the ants
are close to the surface. That
way, you kill as many as possi-
ble. More than one treatment
may be needed.
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Turn Your Lawn into a Butterfly Garden


By Ed Ayen
Florida Yards & Neighborhood
This is another in a series of
articles written about the new
area urban conservation pro-
gram called Florida Yards &
Neighborhoods.
I recently had the privilege of
attending the grand opening of
Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation
Center's new butterfly garden.
Arnolds is a nonprofit organiza-
tion about 10 miles north of
Okeechobee dedicated to rescu-
ing and rehabilitating injured and
sick wildlife. Sue Arnold and her
group of volunteers have created
a beautiful garden stocked with
native plants to attract butterflies;
which leads me to the idea of
replacing some of that grass area
in the yard with,native shrubs
suitable for butterflies.
Native plants are the best way
to attract the greatest number of
local, native butterfly species.
Most species have favorite plants
to use for nectar and specific lar-
val plants for food. Butterflies
need larval, nectar and cover
plants to complete their life
cycle. Larval plants provide food
for the caterpillars and nectar
plants provide food for the but-
terflies. Cover trees and shrubs
are also needed for protection
from predators and as a base for
the chrysalis stage.
The best way to get your but-
terfly garden started is to begin
with several plants that make a
good foundation. They should
include a few larval plants such


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IFAS EXTENSION
as Butterfly Weed, Cassia and
Passion Vine and nectar plants
such as Firebush, Porterweed
and Wild Coffee. Good cover
shrubs/trees are saw palmettos,
citrus, oaks, and hollies.
The Butterfly Weed (Asclepias
tuberosa) is a two foot tall peren-
nial which has orange flowers
from spring to fall. It not only
provides nectar but also is a food
plant for Monarch and Queen lar-
vae. A larval food plant for vari-
ous Sulphur butterflies is the
Bahama Cassia (Senna Mexicana
var. Chapmanii), which is a two
foot tall shrub with showy yellow
flowers in the fall and winter. The
native Passion Flower recom-
mended is also called the May-
pop (Passiflora incarnate) and is
a vine which has bluish-purple
flowers all year long. It is a larval
food source for the Zebra Long-
wing, Gulf Fritillary, Julia and Var-
iegated Fritillary.
A good nectar source for
many butterflies is the Firebush
(Hamelia Patens). It is a very
drought tolerant three to ten foot
tall shrub with orange-red flow-
ers year round. Porterweed
(Stachytarpheta spp.) is a two to
five foot tall nectar shrub with
year round variably colored flow-
ers. The Wild Coffee (Psychotria
nervosa) nectar shrub grows to


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Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center's new butterfly garden recently held their grand open-
ing. Local residents can create a smaller, similar version in their own yards.


five foot tall and has glossy green
leaves and white flowers in
spring and summer.
For further information on
installing a beautiful butterfly
garden contact you local county
extension service office.
The Florida Yards and Neigh-
borhoods program is being


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implemented through your local
County Extension Service in
Highlands, Okeechobee and
Glades County and is partially
funded from Clean Water Act
Section 319 funding from the U.
S. EPA through the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection.


Ed Ayen is available to
address interested groups such
as homeowners associations,
voluntary organizations and
clubs. For further information he
can be reached by calling the
Highlands County Extension Ser-
vice office. Phone: (863) 402-
6540 or email: edayen@ufl.edu.


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LABELLE Less than three
months after breaking ground,
South Florida water managers
celebrated the completion of
two 28-acre test cell reservoirs as
part of Florida's Acceler8 Ever-
glades restoration initiative. The
C-43 (Caooosahatchee River)
West Storage Reservoir test cells
will provide engineers with valu-
able data that will guide design
and construction of the $338 mil-
lion C-43 West Storage Reser-
voir. When complete, the reser-
voir will protect the
Caloosahatchee River and Estu-
ary by capturing and storing
ldcal storm water runoff and
freshwater releases from Lake
Okeechobee.
The South Florida Water Man-
agement District (SFWMD) proj-
ect managers and engineers pro-
vided a series of 40-minute
guided tours of the test cells
allowing community members
to witness the reservoir's
progress. The two test cells hold
approximately 69 acre-feet each
of water from the Caloosahatch-
ee River the equivalent of
approximately 45 Olympic-sized
pools and provide engineers
with critical water quality,
embankment and seepage infor-
mation to design and build the
C-43 Reservoir, which will be
located on more than 11,000
acres of former agricultural land
known as Berry Groves.
"Completing the important
test cell phase is a landmark
achievement in Everglades
restoration," said Florida Depart-
ment of Environmental Protec-
tion (DEP) Secretary Colleen M.
Castille. "With more than half of.
the Acceler8 projects already
under way, Florida will realize
both the environmental and
social benefits of this monumen-
tal plan years ahead of sched-
ule."
Located in Hendry County
south of the Caloosahatchee
River and west of the Ortona
lock, the C-43 Reservoir will hold
approximately 170,000 acre-feet


"The great turnout today for the tours is an indi-
cation of the public's high level of interest in the
restoration. The tours also help the public gain a
better understanding of how water storage is crit-
ical to getting the water right to improve the health
of our interconnected Everglades water bodies,
including the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary."
Alice J. Carlson,
SFWMD Governing Board Member


of water or approximately
79,000 Olympic-sized swimming
pools averaging'20 feet deep.
Scheduled to be operational by
2011, the above-ground reser-
voir will comprise a significant
portion of the total water storage
requirement for the entire C-43
basin. The reservoir will capture
and store local storm water
runoff and freshwater releases
from Lake Okeechobee, reduc-
ing discharges to the coastal
estuaries, improving the health
of the ecosystem and-revitalizing
fish and oyster habitats by main-
taining salinity levels. The proj-
ect will also provide public
access and recreation opportuni-
ties for outdoor enthusiasts.
"The great turnout today for
the tours is an indication of the
public's high level of interest in
the restoration," said- SFWMD
Governing Board Member Alice
J. Carlson. "The tours also help
the public gain a better under-
standing of how water storage is
critical to getting the water right
to improve the health of our
interconnected Everglades water
bodies, including the Caloosa-
hatchee River and Estuary."
The C-43 (Caloosahatchee
River) West Reservoir Project is
one of four Acceler8 projects
launched this year. The State
started construction on three
treatment wetland expansions in
February, the C-44 (St. Lucie
River) Reservoir/Storm water
Treatment Area in March and the


Water Preserve Area/Acme Basin
B Discharge Project construction
in June.
On August 2, the State will
begin construction on the Ever-
glades Agricultural Area Reser-
voir, the largest ofthe three
Acceler8 reservoirs, which will
have the capacity to store
approximately 62 billion gallons
of water when complete. The
reservoir will improve the timing
and quality of water delivered to
America's Everglades.
Announced by Governor Jeb
Bush in October 2004, Acceler8
is stepping up the pace of fund-
ing, design and construction to
complete eight critical Ever-
glades restoration projects over
seven years. At substantial sav-
ings to taxpayers, the projects
will restore 100,000 acres of wet-
lands, expand water treatment
areas by close to 29,000 acres
and provide 418,000 acre-feet of
additional water storage for
Everglades restoration a decade
ahead of schedule.
Under the leadership of Gov-
ernor Bush, Florida has forged
ahead to implement the Com-
prehensive Everglades Restora-
tion Plan with an investment of
$1.3 billion and a commitment
for an additional $3.2 billion
through the end of the decade to
clean up and restore the famed
River of Grass.
For more information on
Acceler8, visit www.ever-
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Listen to your children about school fears Perfectionism leads


Starting a new school year
can be stressful for children.
Kids may be nervous about
meeting new classmates, or
working with a new teacher.
They may have difficulty get-
ting used to a new schedule and
new activities.
More than ever, children need
their parents to give them sup-
port and guidance. Often, they
just, need someone to talk to
about their concerns.
The National Mental Health
Association offers the following
tips for helping your child pre-
pare for the new school year.
Take time to talk to your
children about going back to
school. Get them to express


A
Healthier
Life


With Katrina Elsken

their feelings and share some of
your own.
When your children are
talking, stop whatever else
you're doing to listen to them.
Express interest in what
they are saying without being
intrusive.
Listen to your child's view-
point, even if it's difficult to hear.


Let your child finish speak-
ing before you respond.
Focus on your child's feel-
ings rather than your own during
the conversation.
Control strong emotional
responses when you disagree
with your child's point of view.
Show interest in school
activities and attend events that
your child is in:
Don't push a child to be
involved in an activity they have
no interest in. Just because you
always wanted to dance or play
soccer does not mean your child
will enjoy it.
Resolve to eat dinner
together as a family a few times
a week, even if it's just sand-
wiches before you head out to a


game or lesson. Use this time to
find out what your child has
done with their friends and
classmates that week.
Set family nights on your
calendar. Order pizza, play
board games, chat, and just
have fun together.
For more information, con-
tact your local mental health
association or the National Men-
tal Health Association at (800)
969-NMHA (6642),
orwww.nmha.org.
Before making any change in
your diet or exercise program,
consult your doctor. This is
especially important if you are
on any prescription medica-
tions. Some drugs interact badly
with foods that would otherwise
be considered "healthy."


Health officials caution about heat exhaustion


TALLAHASSEE Florida
Department of Health (DOH)
advises all Floridians and visitors
to be aware of the warning signs
of heat exhaustion. Heat exhaus-
tion is a milder form of heat-relat-
ed illness that can develop after
several days of exposure to high
tPmnperatures and inadlpnnate nr


"We ask that Floridians and visitors to our State
take the proper precautions to ensure safe sum-
mer days."
M. Rony Frangois, M.D., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.,
Secretary of Health


..... CUM .. Rony Frangois, M.D., M.S.P.H.,
unbalanced replacement of flu-
unbalanced replacement of flu- Ph.D. "Knowing the warning signs
ids. Those most prone to heat of heat exhaustion, as quick cool-
exhaustion are elderly people, ingmethodscansavealife."
people with high blood pressure Warning signs of heat exhaus-
or heart disease, people working tion vary but may include the fol-
or exercising in a hot environ- lowing:
ment, and people who are not Heavy sweating; paleness;
used to the heat. muscle cramps; tiredness; weak-
"We ask that Floridians and visi- ness; dizziness; headache; nausea
tors to our State take the proper or vomiting; fainting; skin: may be
precautions to ensure safe summer cool and moist; pulse rate: fast and
days," said Secretary of Health M. weak; breathing: fast and shallow.



HOMEBUYRS UID


If heat exhaustion is untreated, it
may progress to heat stroke. Seek
medical attention immediately if
any of the following occurs:
Symptoms are severe.
The victim has heart prob-
lems or high blood pressure.
Otherwise, help the victim to
rapidly cool off and seek med-
ical attention if symptoms wors-
en or last longer than one hour.
If heat exhaustion is suspected,
the following cooling methods


may be effective:
Drinking cool, nonalcoholic
beverages;
Resting in an air-conditioned
environment;
Taking a cool shower, bath or
sponge bath;
Wearing lightweight clothing;
Preventing sun burn, which
damages the skin's ability to dissi-
pate heat by wearing sunscreen of
30spf.
DOH promotes and protects
the health and safety of all people
in Florida through the delivery of
quality public health services and
the promotion of health care
standards. For more information
please visit www.doh.state.fl.us
or contact your local county
health department.


to frustration


We all want what we want
and we want it RIGHT NOW!
This impatience is because of
our perfectionism which causes
us to lash out without even
thinking. That is the key; we
don't stop and think before we
open our mouths and stick our
feet in. WE are always in such a
hurry! And hurrying never got
us any place faster. It just
stressed us out and caused us to
have an accident or do things
we regret later.
We have to get our rest, slow
down and think about what we
are doing before we do it! Our
routines help us with our impa-
tience. The routines guide us in
doing what we really need to do
first and they free us up to be
patient with those around us.
The really sad part is that we
feel that we are justified in being
impatient. This does not give us
a license to be rude, hateful, use
an ugly tone of voice to get our
message across or to use bad
four letter words.
Now listen to me closely. I
am just as impatient as many of
you are and have been known
to blow a gasket. I think about
why I am upset. I can see what
is wrong. Many times I am too
hungry, angry, lonely or tired.
This is when I HALT and take
care of myself. I am learning
that I can accomplish much
more if I use this method
instead of the "Blow a Gasket"
method; which really did noth-
ing but inflict collateral damage
on everyone around me includ-


ing myself.
When ever we pitch a fit like
this we may think we are getting
our way but in the long run what
goes around comes around. We
reap what we sow and if we sow
discontent and impatience, we
will reap more anger and rebel-
lion along with passive aggres-
sive behavior just to get back at
us for our fit. I want you to think
about a two year old and a tem-
per tantrum. The child wants to
be heard. As long as the child is
pitching the fit; no one is hearing
anything. The crying chair is one
answer. This is a specific chair
just for crying then the child is
allowed to get up and come tell
you exactly what they wants in a
nice and kind way. NOT
DEMANDING!
When we pitch a fit in our
family or in public it doesn't
matter how many times we try
to apologize for our actions;
they don't believe us. It is our
actions that speak louder than
our mere words of regret for our
tantrum. If we don't stop this
behavior we are going to lose
our families and ourselves.


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Consumer Real Estate
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1-800-854-5783 extension 56302
Fax: 863-675-7744
shirley.willis@bankofamerica.com
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at 415 W. Hwy 80
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* Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parcel located
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* 1.18+/- acres zoned C-1 commercial just South of
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frontage on Luckey Street. Asking $450,000.
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w/great potential. Currently zoned for duplex or single
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FEATURES OF THE WEEK
UNIQUE OLD FLORIDA ESTATE!
10,538 sq. ft. under roof + 2,585 sq. ft.
pool & patio area! Exclusive pool home
located East of LaBelle on 5 beautiful,
oak- & citrus-filled acres fronting on SR
80. Home features many architectural
details from vaulted ceilings and skylights,
to Spanish tile flooring. Custom floor plan
includes 3 master suites, private sitting
rooms, French doors to large lanai, cov-
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IBR/1BA cottage, twelve-bay workshop
w/ garage, electric gate entranceway,
paved drive & completely fenced. One of
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3BR/2BA HOME. WELL KEPT &
CLEAN! This home is truly a beauty from
the inside out. Features: ceramic tile,'
bonus room w/hurricane shutters,
screened porch, alarm system & spacious
bedrooms & bathrooms. Well manicured
corner lot w/irrigation system. A must seel
$189,000
WATERFRONT HOMES/LOTS
LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCA-
TION!!! This 3 +/- acre peninsula has
over 700' of Caloosahatchee River
frontage with Hwy. 29 access. Zoned C-2
your possibilities are endless! $3,300,000
INVEST NOW! Qne of the few riverfront
acreage parcels on the market. 10.7 Acres
w/ 600 +/- feet fronting on the river. Look
to the East and West & enioy views from
the raised riverbank. The waterfront
piece features lakefront on the South side
& riverfront on the North. Parcel's future
land use is leisure recreation (LR). Your
possibilities are endless here! $3,500,000
SPECTACULAR RIVERFRONT


ESTATE SITE w/ over 200 ft. of water-
front & already separated into 2 lots. Site
features frontage on the main river and
the "Old River." Old River frontage
includes 60 ft. ofprotected dockage. No
corps setbacks on either lot. $1,500,000


WATERFRONT


& 'PRIVACY AT IT'S


BESTI This recently renovated 3BR/2BA
home is located at the Ortona Locks. Fish
from your own private dock. (Permit in
place to add new dock w/ lift.) Priced to
Selll!! $499,900
BEAUTIFUL RIVERVIEWS from this
waterfront home site on dredged river
oxbow w/ private dock in place. Home site
is located approx. 75 ft. from the main
river. Permits are in place to re-dredge
oxbow. $499,000
ONE OF THE FEW
privately owned man-
made deep water canals
in LaBelle! This water-
front homesite is locat-
ed in LaBelle City lim-
its. Home site includes
ownership of the canal,
which provides pratect-
ed boat dockage and
direct access to the
Caloosahatchee River.
$299,000
GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT This 1.04
acre lot is wooded and located on County.
Road 78. Build your dream home on this
parcel & enjoy endless views of the
Caloosahatchee River. Price Reduced
$499,900
SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR NATURE


LOVERS. This 2/2 CBS Home & Guest
mobile is on Jack's Branch w/ river access.
This Unique property also has its own
private ISLAND. Gorgeous property is
covered with large oaks. Call for more
details. This is a MUST SEE. $475,000
HOMES IN LABELLE
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED "OLD
FLORIDA STYLE" HOME 3BR/2BAtwo
story home on V2 acre gorgeous lot cov-
ered


w/ oaks. Renovations include new electric,
a/c, insulation, wood and ceramic tile
flooring throughout, granite counter
tops, new stainless steel appliances &
much more! $319,000
CHARMING 2BR/2BA CEDAR HOME
sits on oversized corner lot in the city.
Features are vaulted ceilings, tile; French
doors, fenced back yard & extra storage.
$199,900
CBS HOME IN THE CITY! 3BR/2BA
w/split floor plan, large bedrooms, over-
"sized family room & beautiful shaded
home site. $199,9001
MOVE IN READY! Newly remodeled
3BR/2BA home located on large lot in the
city. New carpet, flooring and interior
paint & spacious master bedroom.
$179,900
OAKS, FENCED BACK YARD, 3BR/2BA
CBS home in the heart of LaBelle. Great
location REDUCED $179,500
THIS IMMACULATE 2BR/1.5BA
HOME is located in the center of town
close to everything. What a terrific home
for someone just setting out on their own
or sizing down. Home is partially fur-
nished & ready for you! $159,900
IMMACULATE 3BR/2BA MANUFAC-


TURED HOME situated on shaded over-
s;7ed ict ;n town & completely fenced.
Home features vaulted ceilings, split floor
plan, kitchen wilr pantry & breakfast
island. Reduced $134,900
A GREAT RENTAL INVESTMENT OR


STARTER HOME! This 3BR 2BA manu-
factured home has a lot to offer. Split floor
plan, deck, new carpet & paint. Priced to
sell! Possible owner financing available!
Owner will consider all offers! $125,000
3BR/2BA MANUFACTURED HOME on
fenced lot w/ many oaks in LaBelle.
Home has 12' x 14' deck, perfect for
entertaining.'$119,900


AFFORDABLE AND WELL MAIN-
TAINED 3BR/2BA manufactured home
w/office or possible 4th bedroom. Perfect
starter home' or -rental investment.
Located within city limits, completely
fenced & priced to sell! $99,900
HOMES
3BR/2BA NEW CONSTRUCTION CBS
HOME! Split floor plan, 2,000+ total sq.
ft., granite counter tops, 18" ceramic tile,
vaulted ceiling and many more upgraded
features. $245,000
3BR/2BA CBS HOME w/Pool in Laurel
Oaks, very desirable neighborhood w/
great floor plan for a growing family.
Property is surrounded by large oaks & a
few fruit trees. Home/pool needs TLC.
Home is being sold AS IS. $235,000
3BR/2BA HOME W/TILE through out
living areas, living room plus family
room. Fenced back yard w/ many tropi-
cals & BBQ room. $189,900
ONLY CONDO ON THE MARKET IN


LABELLEI This 2BR/2BA unit would
make a g nt ent or full-
time reside il Li l e first loor
this condo".,t.d b ^i-,,b elt view, tile
in kitchen/ bathrooms & a bonus room.
$150,000
2BR/2BA "LIKE-NEW" manufactured home
w/large screened room on 1.25 acre home site
cleared w/ scattered trees. $135,000
3BR/IBA HOME IN COUNTRY


VILLAGE. Nice floor plan, tile through
out. Priced to sell! $130,000
THIS 2 BR/1.5BA MOBILE HOME is
located in ('- v O --Subdivision,
Ortona. f I r the part-
time Flornt- ,t get-away.
$58,500
HOMES ON ACREAGE
UNIQUE. DESIRABLE AND IN THE
PATH OF GLADES COUNTY DEVEL-
OPMENT! This wonderful location is


perfect for the active developer, looking
for that parcel which is surrounded by the
approved Lykes Development. Suitable
for planned development with approval
from Glades County. $1,800,000
3BR/1BA CBS HOME on 8.8+/- acres
fronting on paved road approx. 3 miles
from town. Property is fenced & cross
fenced w/ gorgeous oaks and horse stable.
$490,000.
3.18 +/- ACRES W/COTTAGE STYLE
HOME located in Port LaBelle
Ranchettes, one of LaBelle's most desir-
able communities. Situated at the end of
a cul de sac w/ peaceful & private setting.
Cathedral ceilings, ceramic tile through-
out, open floor plan & wrap around
porch. $469,900
SPACIOUS 4BR/2BA MANU-
FACTURED home on 4.84+/- acres w/
pond & mostly cleared. Split floor plan,
large master bedroom/ bath, office/nurs-
ery, formal living room, family room &
open kitchen w/ island. $325,000
SPACIOUS MANUFACTURED HOME


ON 5+/- ACRES. Property has pond,
fenced, cleared & ready for your horses.
This 4BR/2BA oversized home features
split floor plan, wood-like flooring in liv-
ing areas & many extras! $285,000
QUIET COUNTRY RETREAT! Like
new manufactured home on 2.82 acres in
quiet Ft. Denaud. Immaculate home
offers vaulted ceilings, entertainment
package includes large screen television
w/ stereo & surround sound, split floor
plan, built in computer center, large mas-
ter br & ba w/ garden tub and separate
shower. $199,500
COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS
PRIME LOCATION Business zoned
property located in Downtown LaBelle.


Perfectly situated on the corner of (HWY
29) Bridge Street and Park Avenue, less
than 1 block from the Caloosahatchee
River. 1,846 sq. ft. Historical Florida-Style
two story building fronts on Bridge
Street. $850,000
A OUAINT CRACKER-STYLE OFFICE
on Park Avenue. Already set up for a busi-
ness office- including phone lines, air con-
ditioning, commercial grade carpeting
and landscaping. Screened front porch
adds to its Florida charm. $399,900
BEST BUY! Affordable Business Zoned
Property! This 2 Br / 1 Ba home is situat-
ed on a high traffic road in the city. Just 2
blocks north of Hwy 80 and I block east of
Bridge Street and surrounded by local
banks and businesses. 'Price reduced
$195,000
INDUSTRIAL
INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY! Excellent
investment opportunity w/ 277' fiontage
on Hwy 29. 1.59+/- acres on corner of
Hwy 29 and N. Industrial Loop Road, 3
steel buildings- (Warehouse-3,800 sq. ft.;
shop 1,600 sq. ft. ; office ....I..I,.L 2,520
sq. ft.) all currently leased. $1,300,000
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The early history of Okeechobee


By Twila Valentine, edited by
MaryAnn Morris
From 1977 until her death in
2003, Independent Newspapers
of Florida was privileged to have
on staff a superb writer and histo-
rian, Twila Valentine. Mrs. Valen-
tine wrote much about the history
of the people and places around
Lake Okeechobee and about the
lake itself. Together with Okee-
chobee's Betty Williamson, presi-
dent of the Okeechobee Histori-
cal Society, she co-authored a
book, now in its second printing,
"Strolling down Country Roads in
Okeechobee."
We will be dipping back into
some of these stories from time
to time as we are now with the
earliest history of this area. Many
people know these stories by
heart as I have come to, but new
people come here every day, just
as the first settlers came here
over 150 years ago. So we'll
retell just a little for their benefit.
This was written by Twila in
June, 1989.
'The first settlements within
the borders of present-day Okee-
chobee County came about as a
direct result of military actions.
Both Fort Basinger and Ft. Drum
were settled near the sites of ear-
lier military installations.
"Fort Bassinger (correct
spelling of that day) had been
established by U.S. Army troops
on the western bank of the
Kissimmee River as one of a
chain of posts during the Second
Seminole War. In 1937, Colonel
Zachary Taylor left the west
coast and Fort Brooke at Tampa
and- established Forts Gardner
and Frazier, as well as Bassinger.
"The site of Fort Bassinger is
noted with a historical marker.
"Fort Drum was established
in 1849 between the Second and
Third Seminole Wars, during a
period when renegade Native
Americans were responsible for
a series of murders of.settlers.
The time of peace between the
two wars was an uneasy peace
at best and following the
killings, the army established a
series of military posts which
stretched across the state from
Fort Brooke on the west coast to
the Indian River on the east
coast.
"The installation was only an
active fort for a short time before
it was abandoned.
."The first verified settlers
along the Kissimmee River
arrived in the 1860s and settled
north of Fort Bassinger. (During
the next 40 years or so, the com-
munity would also be known as
Bassenger before the present
day spelling of Basinger was
finally decided upon. That was
the correct spelling of the name
of Lieutenant W.E. Basinger, a
Georgia native, who was killed
near Bushnell at the Dade Mas-
sacre in December, 1835.
"When the community of
Basinger was established, it was
built on the east side of the river,
initiating a ferry service as an
occupation for some of the early
settlers.
"According to the "History of
Okeechobee County" by Kyle
Van Landingham, (now avail-
able on-line as
www.lamartin.com/history/his-
tory_of 'okeechobee_county/his
tory of okeechobee.htm)some
of those early settlers in the
Basinger area, on both sides of
the river included: Arthur and
Thomas Daughtry; Henry Park-
er, who later moved on to Fort
Drum; Noel Rabun Raulerson,
Sr.; Captain John Mizell Pearce;
Shadrach M. Chandler and
William Underhill, who was
Chandler's son-in-law.
"Nearly all the early settlers
near Basinger and Fort Drum
were men involved in the cattle
business and the majority came
seeking open lands for their cat-
tle.
"The first families to settle in
the Fort Drum area arrived there
in the 1870s. Those first settlers


Special to INI/www.lamartin.com, VanLandingham's History of Okeechobee County
Jeremiah Walker owned one of the early businesses in the Basinger settlement. His general
store also housed the post office.


included: Joel Swain, Henry
Parker and Henry Holmes.
Descendants of these families
remain today in theFort Drum,
area.
"According to Mr. VanLand-
ingham, Henry Parker left
Basinger about 1874 and moved
to Lake View, a settlement near
Lake Marian, in present day
Osceola County. About 1978, he
moved once more and settled at
Fort Drum. His first wife, Eliza-
beth had died while they were
living in Lake View, around
1876. She was only 37 years old.
He had married the widowed
Elizabeth Brinkley Holmes in
Columbia County in 1858. She
had one son, Henry A. Holmes,
who was born in 1856.
"Mr. Parker married Rutha
Ann Richards following the
death of Elizabeth. At the time
he left Lake View to move to Fort
Drum, he was a member of the
Brevard County Commission. He
had previously served as a Bre-
vard County judge when he was
living in the Basinger area.
"Judge Parker was born Aug.
15, 1832 and died Oct. 3, 1908 at
the age of 76.
"The late Addie Holmes
Emerson (1901-1983) was one
of the 14 children of Henry
Holmes, who was the stepson of
Henry Parker. Mr. Holmes was
married twice, with'nine of his
children coming during that first
marriage to Joanna Morgan
Holmes who died in 1894. The
following year, he married Car-
rie Roberts from Orlando and
five children were born during
this marriage.
"Addie was born in the Fort
Drum area, but she moved to
Fort Pierce at an early age and
was the curator of the St. Lucie
County Historical Museum for
many years. She was a noted
historian of the Fort Drum and
Fort Pierce area." During a talk in
1989 about the history of the
area, Mrs. Emerson said that the
actual location of the fort had
never been established, so no
marker commemorates the site.
"My father and mother mar-
ried in 1895 and Mother said that
after they had been married a
few weeks, on Sunday after-
noon, my father said, 'Come on,
let's go horseback riding.' So
they rode out and he took her to
the site of the fort. She said, at
that time, there were embank-
ments visible. This was in 1895
and the war had been more than
30 years before. So, some of
those embankments could have
been left at that time,' she said.
'There was the idea that the
fort was in the bend of the Fort
Drum Creek' she said. 'Now, by
that bend, I mean like Boggy
Branch here, the creek ended on
the prairie. I came and you
crossed Fort Drum Creek on 441
and you go past where the
cemetery is now. And then the
creek bends.and goes north. She
(my mother) said that right in
the bend of that creek is where
the fort was. One thing about


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military forts is that they had to
be where there was water. So,
they know it had to be on the
water somewhere. That is all I
can actually tell you about old
Fort Drum -- the fort,' she said.
"During this same talk, Addie
recalled a humorous anecdote
regarding her parents' marriage


and large family. My mother mar-
ried my father when he had nine
children. I asked her 'Mother,
whatever possessed you to
marry a man with nine kids?' She
said, 'He looked like he needed
some help. That was his answer
to my question,' she told her
audience the day of her talk."


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Thursday, August 3, 2006 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Religion and hazards to health: an example


By The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D.+
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
Andrea Yates has drawn a
tremendous amount of attention
for the drowning of her children.
Her actions have polarized many.
The latest court decision was that
she was "not guilty by reason of
insanity."
A part of what struck me about
this issue was her insistence that
"Satan" made her kill her children.
This made me wonder where and
from whom she learned her reli-
gion. Some of the TV presenta-
tions suggested that she was influ-
enced by a "minister" who
persuaded the Yates household to
drastically alter their lifestyle. Oth-
ers have documented a history of
illness that seemed to culminate in
her actions and attempted to point
to weak spots in efforts to treat it. I
was interested in her explanation
about "Satan" being involved and
what she must have believed.
It was the Lord who said
"Watch out for false prophets.


They come to you in sheep's cloth-
ing but inwardly they are ferocious
wolves. By their fruit you will rec-
ognize them (Matthew 7:15-16)"
He goes on to say "every good tree
bears good fruit, but a bad tree
bears bad fruit ibidd, v. 17)" and I
cannot help but to conclude that
the part played by Andrea Yates'
"religion" was certainly bad fruit!
I have always been interested in
the place religion has played in the
lives of those who were misled by
it and the damage that it can
cause. Part of my experience has
shown me that religion is among
the most vague of disciplines to
study; people can read into reli-
gion whatever they want and
often do. The Biblical corrective
provided by the Lord when cau-
tioning against "false prophets" is
that "by their fruit you will recog-
nize them." In other words, good
religion doesn't cause people to do
bad things, believe bad things,
.adopt bad lifestyles, cause prob-
lems for people, affect their lives in
bad ways, believe bad things,
adopt things inconsistent with


Maintaining your summertime perspective


By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
This summer, I was away from
the office for two weeks, working
with my hands, reading, and
spending time in retreat not only
from the routines that become so
very limiting, but also from the
weight of worry. The time away
brought a refreshing new perspec-
tive and I vowed upon my return to
remember the lesson learned:
awareness that the bigger picture
can be easily obscured by all of the
little day-to-day things you can get
caught up in.
Vacations are a time when we
can give up our worries and our
strife for a time. Unfortunately,
vacations come to an end.,You get


up to a 60 degree morning in the
Georgia mountains and before you
know it, you arrive in Clewiston
where the bank thermometer is
registering 100. Reality sinks in. It's
time to get back to work.
I couldn't help but notice that
Pepper (my dog) still had her vaca-
tion happy-go-lucky attitude that
she had in the mountains. I tried to
maintain mine, I really did. Before I
knew it, however, I was back in the
old pattern that most of us know so
well: the pattern of stress and pres-
sure, deadlines and demands, the
worries of the week ahead.
Being able to worry about the
future is a very human trait. We
may be the only animal to possess
a cognitive awareness of what


might happen in the future.
Human beings can project them-
selves into a realm beyond the
present one. And that awareness of
the future is one of the greatest gifts
God gave us.
And yet, our capacity for envi-
sioning the future may be, in addi-
tion to one of God's greatest gifts,
one of the greatest human trials. It
is a cross we have to bear. Most of
us have, at one time or another,
become consumed by anxiety over
what tomorrow may bring.
Our experience is nothing new.
Jesus knew about anxieties. The
anxious person wastes away the
present moment with worries and
concerns. Jesus tells us not to be
anxious, and in Matthew 3:26 out-


lines a three part way to do away
with our anxieties.
First, believe that God will take
care of you. "Look at the birds of
the air!" Jesus says, "God takes care
of them! How much more will God
care for you?" Trust in God's provi-
dence. Believe that God will pro-
vide all that you need not neces-
sarily all you want, but all you need.
Second, belong to something
greater than yourself. Jesus states it
this way: "Seek Ye first the King-
dom of God and His righteousness,
and all these things will be added
unto you." In other words, when
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being attuned to spiritual matters,
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their common sense or common
experiences. A part of what
seemed to be the problem as I
viewed it was that "Satan" was
viewed as more powerful than the
forces of good in the life of this
woman. She apparently allowed,
or was influenced, or had suffi-
cient problems with her thinking
processes because of illness, to
believe she was to do something
contrary to all that healthy reli-
gious beliefs would have her do.
The Bible speaks of "the drag-
on" who fought against Michael
and his angels "But he was not
strong enough and they lost their
place in Heaven. The great dragon
was hurled down-that ancient ser-
pent called the devil or Satan who
leads the whole world astray (Rev-
elation 12: 7-9)" Illness or poor
teaching can warp belief; leading
the, weak or sick to believe that the
forces of evil were the ones who
triumphed, not the forces of good.
It is incumbent on those who hold
to healthy religions to make cer-
tain they do not provide bad inter-
pretations or twisted religion, or


that what is believed doesn't play a
part in the destructive thinking that
causes tragedies.
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past few hurricane seasons, every-
one has become aware, and in
some cases painfully aware, that
the best way to protect your family
from the effects of a disaster is to
have a disaster plan. If you are an
animal or pet owner, that plan
should include your animals as
well.
Before a hurricane or other
emergency, ask friends, relatives, or
others outside your area whether
they could shelter your animals. If
you have more than one pet, they
may be more comfortable togeth-
er; but be prepared to house them
separately.
Contact hotels and motels out-
side your immediate area to check
policies on accepting pets and
restrictions on number, size and
species. Ask if "no pet" policies
could be waived in an emergency.
Keep a list of "pet friendly" places,
including phone numbers, with
other disaster information and sup-
plies. Lists of animal friendly estab-
lishments can be found on the
web. Create a disaster supply kit for
your pet. In the event of an emer-
gency you may have to leave your
home quickly. Your pet relies upon
you to take care of him or her. Your
pet's disaster kit should include:
Medications and medical
records in waterproof container
0 Sturdy leashes and/or carriers


A 3 day supply of food and
potable water with bowls
Litter and litter box for cats
A picture of your pet(s) in case
they get lost.
Before leaving home, make
sure all dogs and cats are wearing
collars that are securely fastened
and have ID tags containing up-to-
date information. If your pet
becomes lost or is separated from
you this will help ensure their safe
return.
For horses and larger animals,
make arrangement for transport
and prepare a list of boarding facili-
ties outside that area that could
shelter animals during a hurricane.
Include 24-hour phone numbers.
Make sure all inoculations up to
date and in the case of horses make
a copy of your Coggins certificate
and keep it handy, as this is
required before you can legally
transport your animal.
If you live on acreage and can-
not transport your animals out of
the area, it is often best to turn
horses and other large animals
out where they can seek shelter
from the storm, as poorly con-
structed barns and stalls can be
dangerous. Animals have instincts
about severe weather and will
seek shelter. As for small animals,
make sure you have an adequate
supply of feed for several days as
feed supplies may be disrupted


after a hurricane.
Never leave a pet outside or tied
up during a storm!
If you have no alternative but to
leave your pet at home, there are
some precautions you should take.
Remember that leaving your pet at
home alone may place your animal
in danger. Confine your pet to a
safe area inside. Place a notice out-
side, in a visible area, advising there
are pets in the house and where
they are located. Provide a phone
number where you or a contact
can be reached, as well as the
name and number of your vet.
As you make your plans this
season, be aware that Hendry
County currently does not have
provisions for animal shelters in
case of a hurricane and space with
local veterinarians and other shel-
ters is extremely limited. The only
exception to this policy is service
animals that assist people with dis-
abilities.
Make your plans and make
them now.
This is information is bought to
you by the Hendry County Emer-
gency Support Function 17, Animal
Control Unit based at the Hendry
County Extension Office. For more
information, contact the Hendry
County Extension Office at (863)
674-4092 or (863) 983-1598.


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Florida's Heartland Rural Eco-
nomic Development Initiative,
Inc. and Florida's Freshwater
Frontier, Inc., the region's
tourism development arm, will
be hosting their annual meeting
and luncheon Aug. 21, 2006 at
the Sebring Civic Center in
Sebring. The two organizations
serve the region consisting of the
six counties of DeSoto, Glades,
Hardee, Hendry, Highlands and
Okeechobee and the four com-
munities of Belle Glade,
Immokalee, Pahokee and South
Bay that has been designated by
Gov. Bush as the South Central
Florida Rural Area of Critical Eco-
nomic Concern (RACEC).
John A. Adams, Jr., President
and CEO of Enterprise Florida,
Inc. (EFI) since November 2005,
will be the keynote speaker for
the annual event. His career in
business, banking and economic
development has been one with


a focus on strategic planning and
regional marketing as well as
workforce training, legislative
advocacy and site selection
inventory initiatives. He is past
executive director and CEO of the
Laredo Development Foundation
in Texas and currently chairs the
U.S. Department of Commerce's
Industry Trade Advisory Council
for trade policy review.
EFI, a public-private partner-
ship devoted to Florida's
statewide economic develop-
ment, is leading "The Roadmap
to Florida's Future" strategic plan
to diversify Florida's economy.
According to EFl's South Central
RACEC Progress Report newslet-
ter, the objectives are, "to target
the industries of the future, find a
regional catalytic site, improve
the site to meet industry or target
company needs, and go-to-mar-
ket with the site as a credible eco-
nomic asset."


Mr. Adams will be addressing
the issues to be discussed at the
next South Central RACEC strate-
gic planning meeting to be held
Sept. 13 at the Dallas B.
Townsend Agriculture Center
(Hendry County Ag Center) in
LaBelle.
The outcome of the five-year
plan is an economic ripple or
cluster effect throughout much of
the RACEC in terms of value jobs
and capital investment. Local
government and business leaders
throughout the region are partici-
pating in the process and John
Adams will be encouraging his
audience at the Aug. 21, annual
meeting and luncheon for Flori-
da's Heartland REDI, Inc. and
Florida's Freshwater Frontier, Inc.
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Reservation.

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dia center. Assist teachers & students
with media center & materials. BS/BA de-
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33024. Fax 954-967-3477. Email:
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Counselor II
Children's Home Society is
currently seeking a Counse-
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weekly social skills groups
to children, ages 3-18, par-
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area. BA degree, w/ exp.
working with children req.
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apply online at:
www.chsfl.org. EOE/DFW.

DATA ENTRY! Work From
Anywhere. Flexible Hours.
Personal Computer Re'-
quired. Excellent Career Op-
portunity. Serious Inquiries
Only (800)344-9636 Ext.
700.
DRIVER NEEDED CDL Class
B drivers.license required.
Must have clean driving
record. Good benefits pack-
age. Drug Free Workplace.
Call (239)657-3168 and asl
for David Carreno or apply in
person at:
United Agri Products
116 Jerome Dr. Immokalee, FL
DRIVER: YOU WANT IT, WE
HAVE IT! Solo, teams, owner
operators, company drivers,
students, recent grads, re-
gional, dedicated, long haul.
Van, flatbed. Must be 21:
CRST Career Center.
(800)940-2778, www.drive-
forcrst.com.
Drivers $1000+ WKLY Great
Miles, Hometime & Bonus
*36-43cpm/$1.20pm* $0
Lease NEW Trucks CDL-A +
3 mos OTR L'ocal Orientation
(800)635-8669.


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Immediate restaurant management
openings in Lake Placid, Moore
Haven, LaBelle, Clewiston and
Okeechobee. We are a franchise with
27 restaurants throughout South
Florida and are hiring energetic,
honest, and responsible individuals.'
We offer:
-Excellent Salaries
-Medical and Life Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-401K Savings Plan ':.
-Paid Vacations
-Advancement Opportunities
-Training Program

For an interview please call:
863-983-4224
or mail your resume in confidence to:
Pauline Alvarez
Southern Management Corporation
1014 W. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston, FL 33440


US Sugar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to a diverse workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.


City of Clewiston Collector I Public Works De-
partment. Collect solid waste and perform general
labor as directed. Must be able to continuously lift
50 pounds, perform continuous physical labor,
and work in all types of weather conditions. This is
a full time position with complete benefits pack-
age. Applications and job description available at
Human Resource Dept., 115 W. Ventura Ave., Cle-
wiston, FL. Position is open till filled. EOE, DFWP

City of Clewiston Groundskeeper I Public
Works Department. Semi-skilled, directed manual
labor involving the general maintenance of rights-
of-way and other City properties. Must have a val-
id Florida Driver's License and good driving
record. This is a full time position with complete
benefits package. Applications and job description
available at Human Resource Dept., 115 W. Ven-
tura Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440. Position is open
till filled. EOE, DFWRP


City of Clewiston Network Systems Technician
- Performs duties to setup, install and implement
hardware and software components, provide op-
erating system, e-mail, database and program
Support to internal users; administer facilities
support and security systems. Performs duties
to maintain both Windows and Linux platforms,
provide support for SCADA systems and wire-
less network. High school diploma required; with
Associates Degree preferred with a minimum of
3 years experience in information technologies.
This is a full time position with complete benefits
package. Applications and job description
available at Human Resource Dept., 115 W. Ven-
ture Ave., Clewiston, FL Position is open till filled.
EOE.DFWP


ASSISTANT STORE MGR.
GAS/C. STORE
Brighton Reservation
Min. 1 yr supervisory experience. Excellent
comm. & computer skills. Good leadership
skills, positive attitude. Flexible hours, FL
Drivers Lic. High School diploma or GED
Exc. Ben. incl. med, dental & 401 K
Salary based on exp. w/ben.
Fax res. to (954) 967-3477


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Full Ume Respiratory Therapst
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Full Ume- Medical Technololsl
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Per diem Laboratory Assistant
Previous exp. in Phlebotomy is required
Phone: 863-902-3079 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE
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Accountant
$21,866 ann.
(min. 3 yrs. experience)

Executive Secretary
$25,272 ann.
(Requires 4 yrs. exp./65 cwpm)

Administrative Assistant
$23,707 ann.
(min. 2 yrs. experence/45cwpm

Unless stated All positions are open until filled.
Valid Employment Applications
must be submitted to:
City of Belle Glade
Human Resources Department
110 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., W.
Belle Glade, FL 33430-3900
Business Hours: 8:00 to 5:00

COUNSELOR I Adolescent Truancy
Case management & counseling to adolescents & families.
Bachelors degree in human services field & experience serv-
ing children & families. Serves Hendry & Glades areas. Re-
sume, cover letter to Cheryl Dolenc, Lutheran Services at
cdolenc(lsfnet.org or 239-275-8567 (fax). EOE/DFWP


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JOIN A WINNING TEAM!

RNs & LPNs 12 Hour Shifts
6:30 AM to 7 PM & 6:30 PM to 7AM
Monday Tuesdays Wednesdays
2 days or nights per week Per Diem
3 days or nights per week
FULL TIME BENEFITS
RNs $24-$28/hour- LPNs $18-$22/hour

RN SUPERVISORS
12 Hour Shifts Nights 6:30 PM to 7 AM
3 nights on/4 off one week
4 on/3 off the next week
$27-$31/hour + $2/hour night differential
FULL TIME BENEFITS
Management experiencetequired
LTC experience desirable

RECEPTIONISTS
Responsible adults with friendly, outgoing
personality and telephone courtesy needed
to answer phones and monitor front lobby.
Full Time 11:30 AM to 8 PM Monday to Friday
Part Time 10 AM to 8 PM Weekends

GLADES HEALTH CARE CENTER
Pahokee, Florida
Call 561-924-5561
Fax Resume to: 561-924-9466
E-Mail Resume to:
fhennessy@floridacare.net
EXCELLENT WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Equal Opportunity Employer






The GEO Group, Inc.

The GEO Group, Inc.
A worldwide leader in privatized corrections

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, LIFE, DEPENDENT
LIFE INSURANCE & 401K RETIREMENT


CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS
VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR
(Web Design)
RN
ACADEMIC INSTRUCTOR
LIEUTENANT
PSYCHOLOGIST


MOORE HAVEN CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
1990 East SR 78NW
Moore Haven, FL 33471

Phone 868-946-2420
Fax 863-946-2487
Equal Opportunity Employer
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The Seminole Tribe of Florida is hiring
at our Ahfachkee School on our Big
Cypress Reservation.

Media Specialist Operate/supervise media
center. Assist teachers & students with media
center & materials. BS/BA degree or higher in
related field. FL cert. for media specialist.
Experience in all areas of library science &
with media equipment & technology.
Resumes to:
Seminole Tribe of Florida, HR
6300 Stirling Road.
Hollywood, FL 33024
Fax 954-967-3477
Email galtman(semtribe.com
Additional details at www.semtrbe.com


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MAINTENANCE
Experienced Electricians and Mechanics needed for an agri-
business operation in Belle Glade. Application should have a
HS diploma (or equivalent) and dependable transportation. The
company offers comprehensive benefits and employees are
paid hourly on a weekly basis. If interested apply to the follow-
ing: In person at 6000 Duda Rd., Belle Glade, FL or by mail: HR
Dept., RO. Box 2015, Belle Glade, FL 33430. EOE

MANTENIMIENTO
Se busca Electricistas y Mecanicos con experencia para una
compania agricultora en Belle Glade. Requisites incluye una di-
ploma de high school y transportation. La compania les ofrece
beneficios y a los empleados se les paga semanal con un suel-
do por hora fijo. Si estas interesado aplique en persona al
6000 Duda Rd., Belle Glade, FL o por correo al siguente: Dept.
Personnel, RO. Box 2015, Belle Glade, FL 33430 La compania
no discrimina contra veterans, minoridades, personas con
disibilidades, o contra su sexo.


ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II
PSN#64031216

Environmental Health Specialist with the PBCty
Health Dept., responsible for inspecting child care
facilities, schools, migrant camps, trailer parks
and other regulated facilities. Applicants must
have a bachelor's degree with 30 hrs. in physical
or biological science.
The work location is Belle Glade.
Submit application online at
https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com,
enter pos. # 64031216.
For assistance, call (877)562-7287.
Application deadline: 8/4/06.
Fingerprint required. (PR830605)


PROJECT COORDINATOR
Seminole Immokalee Reservation

Min. 2 years experience in a
similar capacity. High School
Diploma, General Contractor's
License. MS Word & Excel. Exp.
related to Residential Construction.
FL Driver's License. Competitive
salary with benefits.
Fax resume to 954-967-3477

AREA SERVICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT
Immediate openings available for the Palm Beach Area Of-
fice. Involvement with local agencies.- Assist with recruit-
ment, enrollment and placement of children. Assist other
staff with documenting services and activities. High school
diploma or GED. Valid Florida driverslicense in good stand-
ing order. Reliable transportation. Bilingual (English/Spanish)
preferred. Good verbal, comprehension and writing skills.
Must be able to work flexible hours, possibly some evening
work, and do some traveling. Experience using basic word
processing and computer spreadsheet (excel). Working
knowledge of basic office equipment. Please apply with Mary
Espinoza atthe Palm Beach Area Office 16101 Half Mile
Road, D-2 Delray Beach, FL. 33446 by August 11,2006.
RCMA is Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discrimi-
nate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national
origin or disability.


Driver-HIRING QUALIFIED
DRIVERS for Central Florida
Local &.National OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no
hazmat, no pumps, great
benefits, competitive pay &
new equipment. Need 2
years experience. Call By-
num Transport for your op-
portunity .today.
(800)741-7950.
Drivers- OTR, Flatbed and
SReefer. Recent Average
$1,294-$1,523/week. No Ex-
perience? On the Road
STraining Available. Orienta-
tion in ,Florida
(800)771-6318 www.pri-
meinc.com.
INTERESTED IN A POSTAL
JOB Earning $57K/yr Avg
Minimumr Pay? Our services
can help you prepare for the
Postal Battery Exam, Find
Out Howl Call Today For
More Information...
(800)584-1775 Ref Code
#P5799.
HANDYMEN AND WOMEN
must know some carpentry,
cabinetry, masonry, painting,
roofing, tiling, gardening,
also a driver and housekeep-
er. Call Madhu at
(954)609-8525.
LOADER OPERATOR
Now being hired at
Ortona Sand Company
Call (863)675-1454


EDUCATION
Business & Industry
Development Specialist
Bachelor's deg, 1-3 yrs re-
lated exp & valid driver's li-
cense req. Background/
experience with the Belle
Glade, South Bay, Clewiston
and Pahokee business com-
munities preferred. Positidh
will require local travel and
requires extensive contact
and follow-up with local
business, industry and gov-
ernment in the Glades Com-
munities forpurposes of
promoting continuing educa-
tion courses and programs
through Palm Beach Com-
munity College. Learn more
or apply on-line at
www.pbcc.edu. Office of
Human'Resources, Palm
Beach Community College,
4200 Congress Ave, Lake
Worth, FL 33461.
EOE/AA/VP/ADA




MANAGER: Couple to manage
manufactured home park In
LaBelle. Over see operations.
Bookkeeping / clerical skills
required. Good people skills.
Possibly live on site:
Call 239-343-9984 days or
fax resume 239-343-9997


NEW HOME
CARE AGENCY
Seeks RN; LPN, HHA,
PT,OT,ST, & MSW in all
counties. Guaranteed best
pay and benefits, Call Kathe-
rine at (863)491-0002 or fax
resume to 863-491-0005
ONE PERSON SALES OFFICE
LaBelle, F/T, Book Keeping/
Clerical Skills required.
Work w/public.
Call 239-343-9984 days or
fax resume 239-343-9997
Owner Operators: Did you av-
erage $1.88 in your Tractor
or $1.41 in your Straight
Truck last week? Our Owner
Operators did! Tri-State Ex-
pedited (888)320-5424.
OWNER OPERATORS ONLY!
S3200+ miles per week with
our dry vans. Out 10-14
days. Top pay. FSC'on ALL
MILES! Trinity Nationwide
Carriers (866)398-2014.
Owner Operators wanted.
Long Haul loads FL to CA,
CA to WA, WA to FL. Pull our
Air-Ride Reefers. Hammell
Transport Service Inc. Ask
for Paul Magana
(541)571-3974. www.ham-
melltransport.com.

TRUCK DRIVER
Company located in Immok-
alee seeking truck drivers
to transport produce in
company provided trucks.
Alltrips are.no further
'ir Iri 1 rj l Urn 'i ondBr. h
and include deliveriesup
and.down both the East .
and West Coasts and there
are no out-of-state trips.
Make between $45,000 -:
$50,000 a year! Benefits
include Medical, Dental,
Life, Vision,flexible work
schedule and paid vaca-
tion time. Candidates must,
have a clean driving record
and valid CDL Class A FL
drivers license. To apply,
complete an application @
807 E Main St, Immokalee
or call Human Resources
@ 239-657-4421.

Truck Drivers: CDL training.
Up to $20,000 bonus. Accel-
erate your career as a Sol-
dier. Driveout terrorism by
keeping the Army 'Nationa
Guard supplied. 1-800-GO-
GUARD.corn/truck.
We're raising pay for FloridE
Regional drivers! Home eve.
ry weekend! Home during
the week! Solid weekly
miles! 95% no touch! Pre-
planned freight! $.43 pet
mile HEARTLAND EXPRESS
(800)441-4953 www.heart-
landexpress.com.

WILSON MILLER
Has openings for Instru-
ment person positions in
our LaBelle office. Experi-
enced or on the job train-
ing in surveying. Must
like the out doors.

Please contact Karen at
239-263-6464 X 7010 or
fax resume to
239-263-6445.
EOE/DFWP


LPN- FT
Must have current State of
FL license. Bilingual
English/Spanish preferred.
Excellent benefits. Fax
resume to (863)983-9604
or apply at
FL Community Health
Centers, Inc.,
315 So. W.C. Owen St.,
Clewiston, FL.
EOE/DFWP

for Podiatry Office in
Clewiston. Some travel re-
quired. Fax resume to Kelly
(239)481-8150


The Seminole Casino in Immokalee is seeking fun,
energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join the area's
HOTTEST entertainment venue immediately

Quality individuals seeking CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
and advancement are encouraged to apply TODAY
Bartender $9.00 plus tips
Cage Cashier $9.50 per hour
Cocktail Server $5.50 plus tips
Count Team Member $9.50 per hour
Dining Room Hostess $8.00 per hour
Dining Room Server $5.50 plus tips
Human Resource Clerk $10.00 per hour
Players Club Representative $10.00 per hour
Poker Dealer $28.00 avg. w/grats
Prep Cook $8.00 per hour
Public Space Attendant $9.00 per hour
Security Officer $10.00 per hour
TAD Customer Service Rep. $21.00 avg. w/tips
TAD Machine Technician $12.50 per hour

Vault Cashier $10.00 per hour
We are also seeking candidates for these professional positions:
Financial Analyst
TAD Floor Supervisor
Benefits available for all employees
www.theseminolecasino.com
Apply in person at: 506 S. 1st St.
Immokalee, FL
1-800-218-0007
The Seminole Casino is a Drug-free Workplace IMMO LEE


Financial



Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lenders 310
Tax Preparation 315




ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do
you earn $800/day? 30 Ma-
chines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968
B02000033. CALL US: We
will not be undersold!
Earn $367.97 per day with
your own business. No B.S.
No boss. Just partners. Free
training, www.wahdream-
team.com
Fed up with your job, business
or franchise? Start making
the money you deserve to
make. I'm the leader you've
been looking for.
(800)831-2279
LOCAL VENDING ROUTE:
Snack & Soda, Full-Line, All
Brands. Great equipment &
support. Financing available
w/$6K down. Tom:
9 5 4 ) 9 7 1 9 3 0 1 ,
B0#2002-037.
Looking for successful entre-
preneurs only to open.fran-
chise business in town, must
be proven in management, a
born risk-taker DO NOT
CALL otherwise
(800)819-2634.


Services



Babysitting ,105
Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered- 15
Instruction 420
Services Offered425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435



NEW SELF STORAGE
46 units 7x15, 8x15, 10x15,
10x30,12x30,1.5x25. Full
electric, secure on Commereio
St. 350 ft. from Clewiston
Police Dept. 863-983-6663,
863-983-2808, after hrs.
863-983-8979


Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 5-15
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer.Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes. Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health K Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment.'
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 610
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies,
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONER '05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/ heat,
new in box. $1750
(954)309-8659



BARBER CHAIR, Emil J. Padair
Porcelain base 'w/foot rest,
all hydraulics work. $700
neg. (863)697-0328


OVEN- 2 in 1, microwave/con-
vection, brand new $100
(863)467-7017
REFRIGERATOR, 6 cu. ft. for
RV, gas & electric, new in
box. $700 (239)297-4006
WASHER & DISH WASHER-
Like new. Exc. cond. $100.
Will separate. 772-260-0918
or 863-763-6023
WASHER/DRYER, Frigidaire,
Stackable, heavy duty, super
capacity, runs silent, perfect
cond. $500 (863)228-3958
WHIRLPOOL WASHER &
DRYER Excellent condition.
$350 or best, offer
(863)697-6618


BICYCLES, (3), 26", 2 wom-
en's, 1 multi speed, 1 single,
1 men's, 2 spd., $75 neg.
will sell sep. (863)635-0772
CHOPPER BICYCLE- Bright
green w/flame. Excellent
condition. Pd. $200. Asking
$100. (863)634-5038



BUILDING SALE! "MANUFAC-
TURER DIRECT Since 1980!"
Extensive range of siz-
es/models. Example:
40'x100'x16'=3.48/sq.ft.
Ends optional. 3-week deliv-
ery. 25'x40'x12' $3990 (LIM-
ITED QTY). Pioneer
(800)668-5422.



ELITE COMPOSED ROOFING
PANELS- New, 4'W x38"L,
3" insulation, $2000 for all
will sell sep (863)763-5011
METAL DOORS- 2, Jenweld &
1 -ir,-ruii: garage door. Ex-
Scellent:condition. $205. Will
separate.(863)763-1377
SLIDING GLASS DOORS,
Used, 60x80 w/frame, good
condition. $100
(863)983-7625 after 6pm



WALK IN COOLER, 5'wx10'l,
8'x2"h, 2 showcase doors,
30x68 window, exc. cond.,
$4500 or best offer.
(863)983-2680/229-0059


FORMAL GOWN, Size 12,
* worn once, lavender, great
condition. Paid $275, asking
$100 (863)634-0339


CAROUSEL HORSE- Appox.
30 yrs old. Designed by art-
ist. $300. (863)234-9747
DOLL HOUSE- '1974, Wil-
liamsburg, 3 story, Accesso-
ries included. $500.
(863)234-9747
ELVIS RECORD & SOUVENIR
COLLECTION: Approx. 44 yrs.
old. Rare items. $600 all or
best offer.. 863-824-3358
FOOTBALL/BASEBALL CARDS
(3-400)- Racing & Comic. late
80s early 90s Exc. cond. $400
orbestofferl! 863-763-8943
PRECIOUS MOMENTS
Collection, 16 pieces, some
oldies, not in boxes. $200 or
will sell sep. 863-265-0353



COMPUTER- Dell Dimension
4700, P4, 530 (3.0GHZ)
512MB/80GB, complete pkg
$500 (863)467-5877
IMAC, 17", Intel, 160 HD, 1
GB Ram, 2 mos. old, orig.
box & discs. $1420
(863)677-0459 ,
MS OFFICE STUDENT &
ADOBE CS2 ACAD., $400 or
will separate.-
(863)677-0459.
SCANNER- UMAX Astra
1220S, All hardware. Extra
software, Win. 98,-$25.
(863)675-4970 Lv. msg.
SCHOOL COMPUTER- moni-
tor, keyboard, mouse, edu-
cational program, $150
(863)843-0158


BED FRAME, King size, 4 post,
black' metal. $140
(863)634-0339
CHINA CABINET, Solid wood,
2 pc. w/5 shelves. Hand
Made. Must see! $500
(863)763-8943
COMPUTER TABLE wood,
large, lots of storage. Good
cond. $30.(863)697-6618
COUCH
Dk. Purple, exc. cond. $100.
239-826-0399
DINING TABLE custom made
w/glass top, nice cond. Cost
$1150 new, sacrifice for
$150. (561)633-1371.


available, parents on premis-
es, full blooded, 1st shots,
$150(863)467-8206
DOG CRATE, 30"W, 32"H,
48"L. "GREAT CRATE"
#6000. Like new. $75
(863)675-0627
RING NECK DOVES, normal
color, -$25 for all.
(863)675-2541


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Licensed

Practical

Nurse

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has an
opening for an LPN at our Health
Clinic at our Big Cypress Reservation.
Provide ambulatory Nursing services,
SPhone triage, Administer meds,
therapeutic treatments & diagnostic
testing. Assist w/ transport. Home
visits. Active FL LPN lic. required.
Current BLS certification.

Resume to:
galtman(5semtribe.com
or fax to: (954)967-3477

Details at: www.semtribe.com


FOR SALE BY OWNER


863-673-5071


4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Price to sell!
4011 East Sunflower Circle -
Port LaBelle, Unit 4, Near High School / Birchwood.
Totally Remodeled in 2006
New Stainless Steel Appliances, Carpeting, Tile, Etc.
Over Sized Lot on Cul-De-Sac & Green Belt
$179,500. Must see! Won' Last!!! 863-673-5071


DRESSER & HEADBOARD,
Moving, must sell. $50 or
best offer. (863)467-8094
GIRLS BEDROOM SET, Desk,
dresser, armoire, mirror, twin
head & foot board. $400
(239)691-6368 Ft. Myers
LOVESEAT W/SOFA BED-
looks new, $50,
(863)357-0060
RACE CAR BED FRAME- Little
Tykes, blue, mattress not in-
cluded, excellent condition,
$150. (863)634-3069
RECLINER- over stuffed' with
heat and massager, Comfy,
$100 (863)357-0060
SMALL TABLE- good for sew
machine, wooden, w/ 3 side
drawers $75 (863)824-8749
SOFA, Lane, leather, w/end re-
cliners, snack tray & storage
drawer, burgundy, like new.
$250 (863)467-1897
SOFA, LOVESEAT & CHAIR-
dark multi colored, like new,
$550 (863)824-8749
UTILITY CART- drop leaf, tile
top with 2 stools, $75
(863)467-7017


AMMO for 30-30 Winchester,
200 rounds boxed, $70 will
sell .separately.
(863)983-8661
COLT 38, Special-4" police
positive, Blued Stag Horn
grips. $300 or trade.
(772)461-8822


DIAMOND RING, Ladies, Euro-
pean Cut, 30 point. 14kt white
gold. $500. (863)357-2233
Okee. area.
NECK CHAIN: 18 kt., 20".
$700. (863)357-2233 Okee.
area.


FREE DIABETIC SUPPLIES!
MEDICARE PATIENTS! Call
Us Toll Free (866)294-3476
and receive a FREE METER!
Am-Med Quality Diabetic
Supplies.
LIFT CHAIR- Good condition.
$350. (863)801-4949
MEDICAL SCOOTER- Electric,
Charger & spare tire. Cost
$2500. Asking $150.
,(863)234-1700
WHEELCHAIR- Padded with
extra seat cushion. Excellent
condition. $125.
(863)357-8788


AIRLINE MECHANIC Rapid
training for high paying Avia-
tion Career. FAA predicts se-
vere shortage. Financial aid if
qualify Job placement as-
sistance. CALL AIM
(888)349-5387.
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121 www.onli-
neTidewaterTech.com.
AVON, 58 older pcs., mostly
full, most all in boxes, $50
for all. (863)357-61,13 Buck-
head Ridge Area.
CELL PHONE- Nokia #3595.
car & home chargers, headset
& user guide. Exc cond, $30.
(863)763-6342
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
S(800)462-2000, ext.600.
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
FENCE- Chain linked, 800 or
900 ft. & 2 large gates.
$800. (863)675-0379
GLASS DISPLAY CASES- (4)
with light, L48" x H36" x
D24", $100 for all will sell
sep. (863)675-6061
LP RECORDS (40+) &
PLAYER, Orchestral & sym-
phony music. Very nice condi-
tion. $250 (863)946-3570
VIDEO CHAIR- Excellent con-
dition. $15. (863)634-5038
WINDOW AWNINGS (2), $30
(863)634-3234
WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy
Direct and Save! Full Body
units from $22 a month!
FREE Color Catalog CALL
TODAY! (800)842-1305
www.np.etstan.com.



DRUM SET-TAMA Rockstar
5pc. set + 5 prof. Sabian AAX
Stage/Studio cymbals. Pro
heads. $600. 863-675-3838


BANTAM CHICKENS
Old English. (5) $25 for all, will
sell separate. 863-763-4638
BLUE HEALER/BORDER Collie
Lovable, great w/kids. $50.
863-634-1343 after 5pm.
BOXER PUP, AKC Champion
Pedigree, 7 mo. old, beautiful
flashy brindle male. $500.
863-675-9326/863-673-1214
CHOW CHOW PUPPIES, 3


throughout, all amenities,
$205,000 (561)718-2822 or
cpbirdie@adelphia.net


KENNEL, American Kennel,
5'x10', paid $280, asking
$150 or best offer.
(863)357-1560
Oceanic Aquarium, 200 gal-
lon, w/8 filtration systems,
oak base cabinet w/6 doors,
$1200. (239)410-3784
PET CHICKEN, For pet ONLY!
$3 (863)843-2495
TURKEYS, GUINEAS, DUCKS;
DOVES, PIGEONS, GOATS,
POT BELLY PIGS & RABBITS
(863)675-4981
ZEBRA FINCHES, mated pair,
with cage, $20.
(863)697-8731



Above Ground, 13'x21'x4',
splash super pool, incl.
pump, like new, $2000.
(561)722-9565 Okee Area
Demo Homesites Wanted
Now! In selected areas! For
the New Kayak Pool The
above ground pool with in-
ground features. Save $ with
this unique opportunity. Free
Estimates / FAST INSTALLA-
TION / EZ Financing. Call
(866)348-7560.


MOULTRIE FEEDER- Electric,
30-40 gal. Good condition.
$40. (863)763-1377



DUAL CASSETTE PLAYER/RE-
CORDER- Sony, hooks to
Enter. Ctr, not portable, nev-
er used $50 (863)675-2596
HOME THEATER, RCA, 500
watts, 6 speakers, DVD
player, FM radio. $90
(863)484-0110
SUB WOOFER 15"
MA Audio, holds 900 watts, in
sealed box. New, $140.
863-634-6476
SUB WOOFERS (2), 15" Quan-
tum. $350 (863)634-6476
SURROUND SYSTEM- Pana-
sonic, 5 spkrs, subwoofer,
exc sound & quality $300
neg (863)697-9075


RCA- Brand new 20" Tru Flat
screen MTS/Stereo, Elec-
tronic V chip. $125.
(863)467-2149 Leave msg


AIR COMPRESSOR, 5.5 hp, 6
months old. Paid $750, Ask-
ing $600 neg.
(863)674-0416 LaBelle
AIR COMPRESSOR .
Snap-On brand. Nearly new.
$600. 863-634-3328
COMPRESSOR- 80 Gal, 5hp
220. Airco welder AC/DC heli-
welder. Parts Washer, Heavy
duty. $500. (863)357-3981
CRAFTSMAN COMPRESSOR
2hp, 20 gal., twin cylinder,
hose, portable, 150psi. $60
863-697-2033
CUTTING TORCH acetylene
outfit, w/cart, $300.
(561)633-1371.



VACUUM CLEANERS, (2), Kir-
by, with all attachments.
$300 will sell separately.
(863)763-5011


NEW COIN COLLECTOR want-
ing to add to my collection.
Please call to sell coins &
paper money 239-693-4891


Agriculture
-S



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed.'Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies.'
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies B45
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865




DOZER- 1969 D4, for parts,
$500 (863)357-3981
INTL TRACTOR 660- diesel,
$1500 (863)357-3981





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R.R. APPALOOSA, Gelding, 6
years. $1200 or best offer.
(863)763-2379



ARIENS ZERO TURN, 42" cut,
Good condition. Garage kept.
$850. (863)447-2130
GRILL, Full size, side.table,
burner, warming rack, flame
control. $30 (863)634-3234
RIDING LAWN MOWER- Yard-
Machine by MTD, 13hp, 38"
cut, 6 spd. Approx 3 yrs old.
Gar. kept $350. 863-763-7161
RIDING MOWER- 11hp, older
model Snapper, still runs &
mows, needs TLC, $200
(863)697-6565
RIDING MOWER, Snapper, 12
HP, 30" cut. $500.
(863)517-2077 Labelle
RIDING TRACTOR- Sears,
16hp, twin cyl, 44" cut, $400
(863)467-6475
YEARLING PHILLY, Appaloosa
Belgium Cross, $600
(863)843-2495-


Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos/
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960



LeBelle, Efficiency 1 BR, Wa-
ter included in rent. $500
mo. + 1st & last mo.
(863)675-4847.


LAKE Okee 3BR/2BA, All appl.
incl.W/D&D/W.30'deep
1car gar. $1400/mo. 2) Avail.
approx.9/1. 863-946-3333
MONTURA New Home
3 Bdrm., 2 Bath
$850. mo. + Sec Dep., 1st &
Last mo. rent. (863)675-6129
PORT LaBelle, 3br, 2ba, Large
,Bonus Rm. 7048 Tide Cir.
$1200. mo. + $1000. dep.
Call Sabreena. 863-673-3521








-Build To Suit-

Up To 10,000 SQ. FT.

Belle Glade Area







HUNTING LEASE WANTED
Deer/Hog. Near Ft Drum
area. Please call Doug to
discuss (954)914-4303


Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos.'
Townhouses Sale 015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1046
Open House 1050
Out of State
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




CLEWISTON, Townhouse,
2br, 2ba, New A/C & other up-
grades. Near Lake Okeecho-
bee$150K. 863-228-4535


BRAND NEW IN OKEECHOBEE
DIRECT FROM BUILDER- 2
to choose from, 3br,2ba, on
large lot, end of quiet cul-de-
sac, designed by famous
Palm Beach Architect, tile


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infomaio


DAILY WORK DAILY PAY
ALL TYPES OF WORK AVAILABLE

LABOR 4S FINDERS
202 E. Sugarland Hwy. (Acros from Clewiston Inn)
(863) 902-9494


tf,.Sa/le .: Owner
Immokalee, 5BR/3BA, on
/2 acre, fenced yard,
2 driveways, swimming pool
with new cage &filter, new
jacuzzi, mother in law
apartment, new roof, air ducts,
ceiling fans (inside & outside)
& new toilets & much more.
$400,000 (239)470-3330
LaBelle 3/3 Down Town, Near
Courthouse. Lg. rooms, Top
Area $212K or Annual Lease
$1800 mo. 561-441-2800
SELL YOUR HOUSE
IN 3 DAYS!!!
Cash or terms. Call Elizabeth
for details. (561)531-0043
Find It aster. Sel it soon-
ep in the classfleds



BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA.
ESCAPE TO BEAUTIFUL
WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS.
FREE COLOR BROCHURE &
INFORMATION. MOUNTAIN
PROPERTIES W/ SPEC-
TACULAR VIEWS HOMES,
CABINS, CREEKS & INVEST-
MENT ACREAGE. Cherokee
Mountain GMAC Real Estate.
cherokeemountainrealty.com
(800)841-5868.
DIRECT OCEAN ACCESS
PROPERTIES! STARTING AT
ONLY $79,900! Properties
up to 3+ Acres available!
One Day Only Sale! August
12th. Call Today for Reser-
vation! (866)950-5263 Ext
1105.
East Tennessee- Norris Lake
5.6 acre wooded LAKE-
FRONT lot- $66,500 5.1 acre
wooded VIEW lot- $28,900
Call Lakeside Realty @
(423)626-5820 Or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
Gated community 2 hours
from Atlanta & the Coast. 1/2
to 3 acre parcels from the
$40's. Incredible sunsets &
summer breezes! Private lo-
cation, amenities. Call
(866)882-1107.
GEORGIA/ NORTH CAROLINA
Captivating mountain views,
lakes, rivers, waterfalls.
Homesites starting @
$39,900. Log home kits @
$39,900. Limited availability.
Call (888)389-3504 X700.
Gulf front lots $595k. Homes
starting mid $300k. New
master planned ocean front
community on beautiful
Mustang Island, near Corpus
Christi, TX. www.cinnamon-
shore.com, (866)891-5163.
KY LAKE CUMBERLAND
LIMITED LAND SALE Up to
$10,000 OFF all waterfront
. parcels! Parcels with gener-
ous 120' frontage are being
discounted for a limited time.
Awesome amenities!
,(866)462-8198.
KY /TN LAKE OVERVIEW PAR-
CEL 2.16 acre high ground
parcel offers some of the
best views up and down
Lake Barkley. 90 min to
Nashville. Very close to Land
Between the Lakes rec. area.
$62,000. (866)339-4966.
LAKE ESCAPE at The Ridges
Resort & Club. Bed & Break-
fast at Our Beautiful Lakeside
Mountain Resort in Hiawas-
see GA. $99-weekday to
$139. TheRidgesResort.com
(888)834-4409.
LAKEFRONT PREDEVELOP-
MENT OPPORTUNITY!
www.grandeharbor.info. All
water- access homesites di-
rect from the developer.
Most amenities already in.
Far below market value, from
$79,900. Possible 18 mo NO
PAYMENTS! Call Now!
(888)BY-LAKES.
LOOKING TO OWN LAND? In-
vest in rural'acreage
throughout America; coastal,
mountain, waterfront proper-
ties, 20 to 200 acres. For
FREE Special Land Reports:
www.land buyers-
guide.com/fl.,
MILLION DOLLAR VISTAS
with cool mountain breezes
high atop the Smokies be-
tween prestigious High-
lands/Franklin/Dillard.
Exclusive, Private, Secluded.
Huge homesites from
$175,000 (800)679-7976
www.highlandspass.com.
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA
AAH COOL SUMMERS MILD
WINTERS Affordable Homes
& Mountain Cabins, Land
CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE
(877)837-2288 EXIT REAL-
TY MOUNTAIN VIEW PROP-
E R T I E S
www.exitmurphy.com.
NC MOUNTAIN ACREAGE
Near Asheville, NC. 1 to 8
acre parcels.. Gated commu-
nity with amenities. 4+
miles of riverfront! Just 5
minutes to town of Hot
Springs. Phase II opens Fall
06. (866)292-5762.
North Carolina Cool Mountain
Air, Views & Streams,
Homes, Cabins & Acreage.
FREE BROCHURE
(800)642-5333. Realty Of
Murphy 317 Peachtree St.
Murphy, N.C. 28906.
www.realtyofmurphy.com.
TN 3:73 ACRES JUST
$69,900 Beautiful 3+ acre
parcel. Central to Chattanoo-


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forwe Trad er
On Une JW Service
Buy Sell Trade
Horses, ack, Etc.

863467-1304
www.okeechobee-horse-trader.com
Serving The Greater
Lake Okeechobee Area


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ga & Nashville. Mature hard-
woods. Close to state park,
15 area golf courses. Gated,
clubhouse, fitness center,
nature trails.
(866)292-5769.


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Thursday, August 3, 2006


VA MOUNTAINS 5 acres with
frontage on very large pris- r..
tine creek, very private, ex-
cellent fishing, canoeing, -
good access, near New Riv-
er Trail State Park, $39,500. Uuc
Owner (866)789-8535 Ur
www.mountainsofVA.com. .
Western New Mexico Private
62 Acre Ranch $129,990 CLEWISTON COUNTRY ACRES
Mt. views, trees, rolling hills,
pastureland, borders BLM. Modular/Floor Plans. From $79,900 & up,
1930's stone homestead and
barn ruins. Horseback riding, 3/4/5BR, 2/3BA, acre & 1/4 available or use
hiking, hunting. Perfect fami- your land as down payment. Financing
ly ranch, electricity. 100% fi-
nancing. NALC available. 863-673-6417 or 561-721-5299
(866)365-2825.


,,- ..I. Recreation
'___"__ appliances, increases low volt-
age w/built in surge protection.
READNG A$300 (863)467-6696
Boats 3005 WHISPER CREEK RV RE-
NEWSPAPER MAS Campers.'RVs 01 SORT, '90, 29' Wilderness
YOU A MORE INFORMED Jet Skiis 305 trailer w/screen porch. Good
INTERESTMarine Accessories 3020 shape Recently painted
AND INTERESTING Marine Miscellaneous 3025 Must be moved. 213 Palm
PERSON. Motorcycles 3030 Dr. (863)612-0247
Sport Vehicles ATVs 3035

(4 wonder newspaper -B
redera are more populr! WAVE RUNNER '90, Yamaha,
AIR BOAT- 10'x6.5' fiberglass, very good condition. $1000
i i 150 Lycoming. Has all metal (863)673-6866
M chile nme work. Needs to be finished.
oil e G H om s Prop. $1500. 863-357-1974 i
Aluminum boat trailer made A- i
J | J by Pioneer, will hold up to a
20ft boat, single axle, 14" tires. BOAT MOTOR, Johnson Evin-
$850 neg. (863)763-7609 rude, 14hp. OMC. Runs
Mobile Home Lots 2005 BAYLINER18',96 great. $700 (863)763-7609
BAYLINER18', '96
Mobile Home Parts 2010 120hp Mere., galv. trailer OUTBOARD MOTOR '92,
Mobile Homes Rent 2015 needs minor cosmetic wk) 150hp OMC, freshwater, full
Mobile Homes Sale 2020 $2400. 239-590-5438 controls, stainless steel prop,
BOSTON WHALER '89, 14ft., $2400 neg. (863)236-0100
bileHom- '89 30hp Yamaha, bad gear m
case w/trailer. $600 neg. Mark M o le
(863)675-1312 leave msg.
SCREEN ROOM 9'X30' CAROLINA SKIFF- '12, $800. APRILIA '03, RS50 runs/drives
with A/C, alum. pans, insulated (863)261-3874 good, polished frame, racing
roof panels, vinyl windows, access., $1300 Negot.
$600. 863-697-2434 GHEENOE CLASSIC CUSTOM, 239-810-0022/863-612-0090
'04, t6ft., 25hp Mercury, 20ft.
MoieHm.Rocket Trailer, like new. Classic Triumph Chopper
$4000 (863)675-1312 Iv. 'Project, 1960's, 650cc, single
msg carb., all parts included, good
title. $2000 (863)674-0898
LABELLE- Fully furn, 3br, 2ba, PONTOON BOAT, 1991, 20 F.,
acre, country, water treat- Aluminum. New trailer & Car- HONDA CBR 600 F3 '98, New
mnt no contract, garden pet. Overhauled motor. $4000. paint & tires. Moving, must
ntorno con 20 -407 orbestoffer863-467-5906 se11,$3200 or. best.offer.
tub, porch (239)200-4007 SEA KAYAK, Touring style, (863)763-3777
SEA KAYAK, Touring Style,
PIONEER, 2b, o ba, No pets,m Model Prijon Kodiak, 17 Ft., HONDA REBEL '03, Wind-
Non moving en Small yard Good condition. $400. shield, back rest, clean,
$600/mo5. st, last g sec. (863)357-7406 $1750. (863)517-2077 La-
863-983-5520 Leave msg. Belle
Sea Kayak, Touring Style,
lA l?'Homel Northwest Pursuit, 17', exc. SUZUKI INTRUDER '02,
l cond., $600. (863)357-7406 1500cc, lots of extras. Must
SSEARAY- '91, 19', V6 135hp see! $7500 FIRM.
LABELLE- Mobile home Mercury outboard. Runs (863)801-5353
0.45 acre corner lot with pond. Good. $1600. or best offer SUZUKI SV650, '06, barely
$95,000 (863)673-2754 (772)223-9974 used, w/$300 worth of ac-
Owner/Realtor a cessories, $4950.
LAND with 1981 double wide M i M (863)357-7406
in LaBelle. For sale by owner. YUMBO CRUISER- 200 CC,
$72,500neg. (863)674-1122 CAMPER- Wilderness Fleet- Good beginner bike. $2500.
classicconceptd@earthlink.net wood 26', 30 amp service. (863)801-4949
Sleeps 4, Microwave, stove,
MUST SELL! Lake Access, Fridge, Bath/shower, Cable &
Waterfront BHR. 3 BR, 1 V Ba. satellite ready, New awning,
+ Efficiency apt. $117,500. jacks & access go. Excellent
Make offer. (863)697-9424 cond. $9500. Neg.
PALM HARBOR.HOMS Fac- :863-763-0017 or HONDARECON250,2004
PALM HARBOR HOMES Fac- 561-723-4659 $1650. 239-590-5438
tory Model Center LARGEST 561-7234659 $165 5905438
in America! Modular, Mbbile RV- '82, Chevy, 25', Genera- HUNTING BUGGY- Ig, dog
and Stilt Homes. Call for tor A/C, 97K, Runs good. cages & gun rack already at-
FREE Color Brochures! Extra tires. $2200. tached, lots of fun $2000
(800)622-2832. (863)467-7076 neg (863)467-4998


t ........ .......... ..... .1' has someth i or e r_
PONTIAC BONNEVILLE '86- FORD F250, '84, diesel, manu- $400. or will consider trade for Th aso" tyg f everyone
"Classic" AC, PW,PL, looks al trans., 4 spd., runs good, guns. 863-763-7161 design features a smooth
hardboard slide, two sand-
& runs great, dependable, great work truck, $750 or a boxes and gabhtl roof withs
$1000 firm(302) -5298 best offer. (863)228-0580 cnvas top. It stands about 10
TOYOTA AVALON GI 902, V6, feet tall and is 6 feet square
uTOYOTA AVALON GL 'i, V6, TONNEAU COVER- Florida (not including the ladder or
plauto., 43, leather cd Line, Fits '99-Current. Ford Su- CHEVY ASTRO VAN 1993, slide). The foor is about 5
player extras, ex. condo. perduty Shortbed. Maroon 6 $1000.863-467-1000 feet off the ground.
.$700. (863)467-8248 Play Structure plan
$16000(863)983-6452 mos.700. (863)467-8248 DODGE 250 PASSENGER VAN (No. 839... $9.95
VOLVO 240, '93, $2500. Or '89, 3/4 ton, auto, 360 good Playhouses Package
best offer. (863)634-4518 So Amiy I shape. $1200 or best offer. 4 plans incl. 839
(863)673-5062 (No. C e04)...$24.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds
BLAZER $10 '93- leather in- DODGE 3500 EXT. BARGO of projects)... $2.00
terior, exc cond. Labelle VAN '98- orig miles, runs Please add $3.00 s&h
CADILLAC FLEETWOOD 1959; area. $2495 (239)938-4321 great, cold AC, some rust, (exept caalog-oy oder)
New mufflers, Battery, Tune $2000 (561)722-9565 Okee To or send itemm(, clipck to:
Up. Exc. cond. Beautiful car. CHEVY S10 BLAZER- '88, and send with check to:
$7250. 863-357-7214 after 5p $1000. or best offer. DODGE B150 VAN '84, $600 U-Bld,a 15241 Stagg St.,
(863)467-7124 Call after (863)532-0133 Please be sure to include
S4:30 pm your name, address, and the
4:30 pm DODGE RAM CARGO VAN, name of this newspaper
AIv FORD EXPLORER- '98, Eddie '02, 24Kmi., exc. cond., Allow 1-2 weeks or delivery.
Bauer, Loaded, Excellent great work van, white, or call (800)82-U-BILD
JEEP CJ7 '77, $2000 or best condition. 66,750 mi. $12,000 or best offer. u-bild.com
offer, (863)763-5935 .$6490. (239)340-9407 (863)983-2680/228-0059 Money Back Guarantee


HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper DATE: 8/22/06 .SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper DATE: 8/22/06
SUBJECT AREA: 229 Sick Leave Bank SUBJECT AREA: 410 Adult Program: General Policy
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE. The proposed rule establishes the policy for
sick leave bank. adult program: general policy.
CITATION OFLEGALAUTHORITY: 1012.22,1012.61,1001.42 and 1001.43,FS CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY 1001.41, 1001,42, 1001,49, 1001.51 and
1001.43, FS.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1012.22. 1012.61, 1001.42 and
F1001.43, S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001,49, 1001.51,
and 1001.43, F.S.
FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proosed rule may be obtained, whhout
cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools. FULL TEXT: A copy of the lull text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without
cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; The proposed rule establishes the policy for sick leave
bank. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for adult program:
general policy.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposedpd icy revision will create no
additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no
printing and distributions. additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of
printing and distributions.
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
as the matter may be heard on August 22, 2006. Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter
as the matter may be heard on August 22, 2006.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
oarding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publi- garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a
cation of this notice. lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publi-
cation of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a
Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a
the future. Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in
thefuture.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
quest, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request quest, in writing, a hearing The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent
shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request
the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect- shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by
ed persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect-
consideration ed persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under
consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writ- Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
ing, to the Superintendent of Schools, submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writ-
ing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
School Board may incorporate material by reference Into the proposed rule. ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The
School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: If ou need an accommodation In order to participate in this process, please
notify Thomas W. Conner, the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please
the Hendrf County Courthouse, LaBelle, Roida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to notify Thomas W. Conner, the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at
the meeting orworkshop the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to
the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schobls pursuant to Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
120.54(3)(e), FS. posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to
150289 CB 8/17 CGS 8/3,10,17/06 120.54(3)(e), F.S.
I 150277CB 8/17CGS 8/3,10,17/06

ANUNCIO DE REFERENDUM
PARA EL DISTRITO DEL CONTROL DE AGUA DEL CONDADO CENTRAL Heartland HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Consortia
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Conforme a Seccidn 189.4051(2)(a)(1) de los Estatutos de la Florida, por medio de
la present se anuncila un Referendum presentado por la Junta de Supervisores
del Dstrito del ControalAg Codado Cera sore la cuestidn si ciertos The Heartland HOME Consortia (which includes DeSoto, Glades, Hardee,
mlembros del DIstrito de Control de Agua del Condado Central debenran ser elegi- Hendry, Highlands and Okeechobee Counties, Florida) will conduct a public
dos por votantes electorates calificados por requisits. De acuerdo a la Seccidn hearing to provide an opportunity for citizens to review and comment upon
189.4051(2)(a) de los Estatutos de la Flrida, "votantes electorates calificados the preliminary draft of the 2006 2011 Consoidated Plan forth Heartland
por requlsitos" agnflcca: cualquier persona minima de 18 anos, quien es un ciu- te p y d o t 2 P fr t Hr
dadano de los estados unldos americanos; quien es un resident permanent de HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Consortia. The Consolidated Plan is
la Florida y una persona en posesidn de propiedad fibre de gravamen) o la espo- the Consortia's policy framework for federal community development and
sa/c6nyuge de una persona en posesi6n de un feudo franco y resident del Distri- housing programs.
to del Control de Agua del Condado Central quien esta matriculado con el
superintendent de elecclones de un condado, dentro de Io coal estA ubicado tal
distrito cuando se abre inscripciaesn electoral. The proposed 2006 2011 Consolidated Plan will be available for public
examination beginning July 14. The public comment period ends August
1 Re indumesa rg adas ara e nircls.el 23 de asto 206, ee 14, 2006. The public hearings are scheduled as follows:
Tas 4:0 p.m. hastea Ta- "u p.m. en el ene (Clubhouse) de Monthra Rancn Es-
tates, ubicado en la direccidn: 225 North Hacienda Street, Montura Ranch Es-
tates, Clewiston, de la Florida. Se proveer una papeleta electoral del Distrito de DeSoto County Glades County
SControl de Agua del Condado Central para el Referendum cuando se inscribe ust- Tuesday August 8, 2006 Wednesday August 9, 2006
ed para votar. 4:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
S201 E. Oak Street 500 Avenue J
Estaoian disponibles las P.apeletas electorales de persons SgUe Ites(el vqtp por I
correspo nencia) a so l ita a part el 1 de agos ar oeher Arcadia,.FL Moore Haven, FL
informacibn sobre el vto por correspondencia, se puede Ilamar la oficina del Dis-
trito del Control de Agua de Condado Central a: (863) 983-5797. Hendry County Hardee County
l D o de C l e Au dl C o C Thursday August 10, 2006 Tuesday August 8, 2006
El Distrito de Control de Agua del Condado Central, 2:30 p.m. 200 p.m.
Clewiston, de la Florida 2:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
152315 CN 8/3/06 25 E. Hickpochee Ave. 412 W Orange Street
LaBelle, FL Wauchula, FL

Highlands County Okeechobee County
Di40 Monday August 7, 2006 Wednesday August 9, 2006
2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
POLARIS TRAIL BOSS 325, FORD BRONCO '93- 4x4 501 S. Commerce Ave., 456 Hwy 98 North
'01, new chain & sprockes, $2000 or best offer, will con- Eng. Training Room Okeechobee, FL
runs very good, $2200. sider van or car w/A/C in Sebring, FL
(863)697-2525 trade (239)839-4883 The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location.
YAMAHA 400 Kodiak, '04- a AAny handicapped person requiring an interpreter forthe hearing impaired or
4x4, excellent condition, the visually impaired should contact Penny Phillippi at least five calendar
hardly used, $3700 days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-
(863)673-4405 CLU.B CAR, Refurbished English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should also
$(863B C Refurbished' contact Penny Phillippi at (863) 402-6795 at least five calendar days prior
$2500 or best offer. to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a
t l 239-691-2549 Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call (800) 955-
Jta iaa ia 1 2-- 5 8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this
Meeting should contact Penny Phillippi at (863) 402-6795 at least five
calendar days prior to the meeting.
EllII I j : AXIS RIMS, used, 17", will fit A FAIRHOUSING/EUAL OPPORTUNITY/HANDICAP ACCESS JURISDICTION
--.- ... ... any Honda/Acura, good
Automobiles1 005 cond., $500 or best offer.
Auto mobbed 4005 (302)943-1777 Iv. msg. NOTICE OF REFERENDUM FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Pursuant to Section 189.4051(2)(a)(1), Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that
Classic Cam 4015 AXLES, for '62-'65 Volvo the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District, will hold a
Commercial Trucks 4020 PV544 Sedan, $200 or best referendum on the question of whether certain members of the Central County
Construction offer, will sell separately. Water Control District should be elected by qualified electors. According to Sec
4025pment (86 3 2tion 189.4051 (1)(a), Florida Statutes, "Qualified elector' means any person at
Equipmen 4025 (863)635-0772 least 18 years of age who is a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident
Foreign Cars 4030 of Florida, anda freeholder or freeholders spouse and resident of Central County
Four Wheel Drive 4035 B&W TURNOVER BALL Water Control District who registers with the supervisor of elections of a county
Heavy Duty Trucks4040 #1303, fits '03-'06 Dodge withinwhichthe district is located when the registration books are open.
Par Repair 404 truck, not Mega cab.!'$250 or The referendum will be held on Wednesday August 23, 2006 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30
Parts Repairs 4045 t not Mega cab. or p.m. at the Montura Ranch Estates Clubhouse, located at 225 North Hacienda
Pickup Tucks 4050 best offer. 407-402-2690 Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. You will be given a Central
Sport Utlsity 4055 "County Water Control District referendum ballot when you sign in to vote. INOR-
Sport Utility 455 CAMPER SHELL- 8' Fiber- PER TO VOTE IN THIS REFERENDUM YOU MUST BE' 18 years of aue AND a
Tractor Tralers 4060 glass, Maroon, Sliding win- citizen of the United States AND a permanent resident of Florida AND a free-
Utrity Trailers 4065 d ss, aroon, S idN g Wi1 holder or freeholder's spouse AND a resident of Central County Water Control
Utiiy 40 dOws front/side New $1200 DlIstrict who has registered with the Spervlsor of Elections of Hendrv County
ans 4 Asking $350. (863)509-3260 Absentee referendum ballots will be available upon request commencing August 1,
2006. You may contact the office of Central County Water Control District at
i- CHEVY CAPRICE '86, Does (863) 983-5797to obtain absentee referendum ballot information.
not run, needs motor work, 4 Central County Water Control District
new tires. $600 or best offer. Clewiston, Florida
CADILLAC BROUGHAM 1990, (561)996-9264 148945 CGS 7/20;8/3/06
Electronic Everything..Just RING GEAR & PINIONS- ask- REQUESTFOR BIDS IRFB)6000000012( CE060274)
needs TLC $1500 or best of- ing $150 or best offer HAROLDA.CAMPBELLPUBLICUSEFACILITYATSTA/4,
fer. (863)467-4998 (863)467-8856 PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA
CHEVY CAMARO Z28, '80, au- & EE Che The South Florida Water Management District will receive sealed bids through the
to, great restoration priect TIRES & WHEELS, 4, ey 5 Procurement Office, B-1 Bdg., 3301 Gun Club Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406,
all original, Motivated Selle lug. 2-'2000. $100/. for Harold A. Campbell Pubic Use Facility, STA 3/4, Palm Beach County, FL on
$1700. (863)634-6601 (863)610-1000 Thursday, August 24, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. local time, at which timely submitted
$1700. (863)634-6601 bids will be opened and publicly read. Project involves recreational enhancements
CROWN VICTORIA SW- '88, TONNEAU COVER, A.R.E. Fi- to existing Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) and includes earthwork, including
removal of unsuitable subsoil excavation, paved parking areas, concrete side-
Auto., Runs good Good berglass, Fits '01-'3 Dodge walks, pedestrian bridge, information kiosks (w/a shelter), bathrooms, boat ramp
condition. $900. Dakota Quad Cab, white. $350 winger piers, landscaping & road improvements. An OPTIONAL pre-bid confer-
(863)675-0379 neg. (863)697-0328 ence will be held onr, Monday, August 14, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at STA 3/4 Con-
(863)675-0379 struction Village, US Hwy. 27, 5 miles north of the Broward / PB County line. For
FORD ESCORT STATION TRANSFER CASE- for Chev directionscall(561)261-3852. Site visitswillimmediatelyfollow.
WAGON, '95 $1200. Or best 350 engine, auto, $300 All bids must conform to the instructions in the Request for Bidders (RFB). Interest-
offer.(863)634-4518 (863)357-2658 after 5pm ed respondents may obtain a copy of the complete RFB by dwnloading it for free
at iorn~aflooutou purchasing a set for $80.00 at the above address, by calling
FORD ESCORT WAGON, '90, 5 .. Ic,, (561) 682-6391, or by calling the 24-hour BID HOTLINE 800-472-5290. The
public is invited to attend the bid opening. Information on the status of this so-
spd., good work car, $650 Icitatlon can beobtainedatourweb ste-www.sfwmd.gov.
or best offer. (863)612-0877 152196 CGS 8/3/06
FORD TAURUS 1989 Station CHEVY C10 SILVERADO '87,
Wagon. New brake ob. Long bed, 350 eng., auto.,
Good work car. $800 a/c, strong eng. & trans.
(863)675-6822 $3300 neg. (863)697-0241 CAR HAULER
FORDTHUNDERBIRD'94 CHEVY S-10 EX-CAB, '87, Dual axle, elec. brake, alum. Ford Hightop Van, '89, V8, full
auto, cold a/c, 2 dr., all pwr., small V8, 700 R4 trans., ramps. $1500 (863)697-2434 power, sofa bed, TV, CB ra-
new paint/tires++Runs great, very clean & runs well, dio $2000. LaBelle Area.
$4000. 863-763-8562 Msg. $250. (863)697-5225 CAR/EQUIPMENT TRAILER- (863)675-497,0 Leave msg.
2Msg. 16' deck + 4' dove tail. 2 yrs
HONDACRX'91 CHEVY STEPSIDE PICKUP old. $950. Call. Sam at
Great MPG, clean, runs great, TRUCK, '64, runs good, little (239)633-7173 Need a few more bucks to
good work car. $1500 rust, 62k mi., $2499 firm. MECHANICS SPECIAL- Tool purchase something
772-215-9838MECHANICS SPECIALTo deer? Pick up some
72-215-9838 (863)467-0380 box trailer, utility truck bed, extra bucks when you
MAZDA 626 '95, 2.0L, auto., DODGE DAKOTA '94, Needs will hold 4 whler, lots of stor- sell your used Items In
a/c, p/w, new tires & battery, engine' rebuilt, body good age $500 (863)467-6475 the classllelds.
Needs some work. $800 .or condition w/toolbox. $500 or STORAGE SEMI TRAIIER, ap-
best offer. (863)763-0852 best offer. (863)763-2379 prox. 35 ft., with tires, in Do-It-Yourself Ideas
MAZDA 626 '98, 4dr, power & FORD '88 F150 4X4 82k good shape, $500 or best
tinted windows, a/c, cd player, miles, V8, XLT Lariat, 2 tone offer. (863)763-2692
runs good, good cond. $2500 paint, match.wheels/tires & TRAILER: TRAIL MOBILE,
(863)983-2997or228-3958 more. Must Sell $3800. 48Ft. Flat Bed. Good tires.
MERCEDES 1988 560SEL SA- 863-467-6875 New brake job. $2350.
DAN, Silver, Sunroof. Very FORD F100, '83, auto, air, 300 (863)675-6822
clean. $2400 (863)674-0416 6 cyl., 2 tone blue, $1300 or UTILITY TRAILER- 5x7, With Play Structure
LaBelle best offer. (863)467-8464 side 13" new tire & wheels This outdoor play structure


INVITATION TO BID
The City of Moore Haven will accept sealed bids for the following:
1987 32' Travel Trailer
1988 Chevrolet 2500 Utility Truck
1992 F-150 pickup
105kva generator
Stiner Model 472 Mower
Bids will be accepted until 2:00 PM, Monday August 14, 2006. The sealed bids
must be in Cit Hall at 299 Riverside Dr Moore Haven FL 33471 on or before Al-
oust 141h at 2:00 RM. at which time they will be publicly opened, read aloud and
recorded. Bids will be awarded at the Regular City of Moore Haven City Council
meeting Tuesday, August 15th. Sealed bids may be mailed to City of Moore
Haven PO Box 99, Moore Haven, FL 33471. All bids must be clearly marked as
Surplus Equipment Bids.
Su lus equipment may be examined by appointment at the City of Moore Haven
Utilities Warehouse at 301 2nd St., Moore Haven, FL. For appointment contact
Jerri Lynn Schlueter at (863) 946-0909.
Equipment will be sold as is / where is and the buyer will be responsible for picking
up the equipment. The City of Moore Haven reserves the right to refuse any
and/or all bids.
148926 CGS 7/20,27;8/3,10/06


SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following
applications) for permit have been received for projects) in Hendry County:
Barron Collier Company (Oak Hammock Grove) 1320 N 15th St. Immokalee, FL
34142. has submitted Application 060629-10 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00112-W to irrigate 3856 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamaimi and Water Table Aquifers and the project is locat-
ed in Sections 1-15,30,31,35, Townships 47,48 South, Range 31 East.
Barron Collier Company (Slver Strand) 1320 N 15th St, Immokalee, FL 34142, has
submitted Application 060629-15 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00266-W
to imgate 770 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 31,32, Township 46
South, Range 31 East.
J W McDaniel Sr Inc (McDaniel Ranch) 25670 CR 833, Clewiston, FL 33440, has
submitted Application 060629-8 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00087-W to
irrigate 5675 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 1-36, Township 47
South, Range 33 East.
James F Barfield (Burdines Farm) 3065 State Road 29 North, Immokalee, FL 34142,
has submitted Application 060630-11 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00136-W to irrigate 407.8 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
28,29,32,33, Township 48 South, Range 31 East.
McClure Properties Ltd (Burdines Farm) PO Box 936, Palmetto, FL 34220, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-12 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 899.6 acres of
agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Water Table Aquifer and
the project is located in Sections 28,29,32,33, Township 48 South, Range 31
East.
Hilliard Brothers of Florida Ltd (Hilliard West) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 060630-21 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00002-W to irrigate 860 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
5,32, Townships 45,46 South, Range 34 East.
Graves Brothers Company (West River Grove) PO Box 700277, Wabasso, FL
32970, has submitted Application 060630-23 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00548-W to irrigate 1964 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
6-8,16-21,28,29, Township 47 South, Range 31 East.
Jackman and Sons Ranch B, 13355 CR 835, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted
Application 060630-26 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00419-W to irrigate
3940 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 17-20,29-32, Township 44
SSouth, Range 34 East.
Southern Gardens Citrus Groves Corp (Devil's Garden South) 1820 CR 833, Clewis-
ton, FL 33440, has submitted Application 060630-27 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 26-00073-W to irrigate 2750 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be
withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
1-3,25-27,34-36, Townships 46,47 South, Range 32 East.
Solon Crews Mills, Triple A Enterprises LLC (Mills ABC Ranch) 21000 CR 835, La-
Belle, FL 33935, has submitted Application 060630-28 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 26-00012-W to irrigate 2469.5 acres of agricultural lands. The water will
be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sec-
tions 19,20,29-31, Township 45 South, Range 34 East.
Southern Gardens Groves Corp (Devil's Garden Citrus North) 1820 CR 833, Clewis-
ton, FL 33440, has submitted Application 060630-30 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 26-00282-W to irrigate 1575 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be
withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
11,13,24, Township 46 South, Range 32 East.
Southern Gardens Groves Corp (Southem Division Ranch Unit Number 1) 1820 CR
833, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 060630-31 for renewal of
Water Use Permit 26-00094-Wto irrigate 13300 acres of agricultural lands. The
water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project Is locat-
ed in Sections 1-11,19-22,27-35, Townships 47,48 South, Range 34 East.
K T John (Garden Grove) 6340 Fort King Rd, Zephyrhills, FL 33541, has submitted
Application 060630-32 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00259-W to irrigate
150.1 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamaimi Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
33-35, Township 43 South, Range 32 East.
K T John (Little Cypress Grove) PO Box 186, San Antonio, FL 33576, has submitted
Application 060630-33 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00303-W to Irrigate
2231.6 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamaimi Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
26,30-32, Township 46 South, Range 34 East.
C & B Farm, PO Box 1649, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application
060630-35 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00303-W to irrigate 2231.6 acres
of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aqui-
fer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections 29-32, Township
46 South, Range 34 East.
Bill O'Quinn (Duck Curve Farm) 7301 Hunters Point, Immokalee, FL 33934, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-36 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00533-W to ir-
rigate 410 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sec-
tions 4,9, Township 47 South, Range 32 East.
Capital Agricultural Property (Sugar Tree Blue Heron) 201 S Orange Ave, Ste 795,
Oriando, FL 32801, has submitted Application 060630-37 for renewal of Water
Use Permit 26-00385-W to irrigate 1475 acres of agricultural lands. The water
will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the
project is located in Sections 4,16,17, Township 46 South, Range 33 East.
C & B Farms (Little Cypress) PO Box 1649, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Ap-
plication 060630-38 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00303-W to irrigate
."16 cr- o nf rricultural lands The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
ij,,li,,,, aji r,,-. I Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
29-32, Township 46 South, Range 34 East.
Hilliard Brothers of Florida Ltd (Dinner Island) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 060630-39 tor renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00020-W to irrigate 20480 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is
located in Sections 130,.Township 46 South, Ranges.31,32 East.
Eagle Farm, PO Box 353,' Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application
060630,40 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00568-Wto irrigate 800 acres of
agricultural lands. Tie water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer
and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections 26,35,36, Township
43 South, Range 31 East.
John Wit(Wt Brothers Grove) 1110 Mayflower St, Ft Pierce, FL 33450, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-41 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00310-W to ir-
rigate 108 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sec-
tion 23, Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
Bill Futch (F & FFarms) PO Box 5070, Immokalee, FL 34143, has submitted Appli-
cation 060630-42 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00565-W to irrigate 425
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami
Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Section 22, Township
48 South, Range 31 East.
Sultan Sattar (Sattar Nursery) 2801 Devonwood Ave, Miramar, FL 33025, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-44 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00317-W to ir-
rigate 30.3 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sec-
tions 27,28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East
Aspiring Inc (Eveready Ranch) PO Box 70, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Ap-
plication 060630-46 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00068-W to irrigate
2569 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Taimia Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
7,8,17,18, Township 45 South, Range 34 East.
Sand Hills Partners (Sand Hills) PO Box 121, LaBelle, FL 33935, has submitted Ap-
plication 60630-47 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00376-W to irrigate 31.5
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami
Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections 4,9,10,
Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
K T John (Double Eagle) 12006 Fort King Rd, Zephyrills, FL 33525, has submitted
Application 060630-48 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00294-W to irrigate
185 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamiami Aquifer and Lake'Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
9,16, Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
J & J Agricultural Products (Bay Rock ROW-Rosenbaug) PO Box 70, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 060630-50 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00368-W to irrigate 457 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
1,2,34-36, Townships 44,45 South, Range 33 East
Ed Myrick ( M Farm) 4450 NE 31st Ave, Li useoi, Li 33064, L 3 has submit-
ted Application 060630-51 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00655-W to irri-
gate 1897 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sec-
tions 9,1718 Township 46South, Range 33 East.
Richard Santerre (LaBelle Ranch, ka Flipse Farm) 500 5t Ave South, Naples, FL
34102, has submitted Application 060630-9 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate
3018.3 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be widrawn from the Surficial
and San stone Aqufers and the project is located in Sections 2,3,31,32,34,35,
Townships 43,44 South, Range.29,30 East.
Meritage Homes of Florida Inc (Reserve of Silverstone, aka Bonlita Beach Road Es-
tates) 12631 Westlinks Dr, Ste 7, Ft Myers, FL 33913, has submitted Application
050706-21 for modification of Environmental Resource Permit 36-04234-P for
504.4 acres of residential lands. The water will be discharged to the Bonita
Beach Road swale and the project is located in Sections 1,6, Township 44 South,
Ranges 29,30 East.
J Seven Ranch Inc, 25400 CR 833n Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Applicabon
060614-8 for modification of Environmental Resource Permit 26-00669-P for
4284.8 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be discharged to an existing
surface water management system and the project is located in Sections
19-21,28-33, Township 46 South, Range 33 East.
Robert H Morrison (Southpoint Airport) 110 Kirby Thompson Rd, Alva, FL 33920,
has submitted Application 060629-3 for an Environmental Resource Permit for
163.7 acres of ace airport related facilities lands. The water will be discharged to
Jack's Branch Slough and the project is located in Section 5, Township 43 South,
Range 28 East.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request
for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the ap-
plication by writing to the South Florida Water Management Disthict, Attn: Environ-
mental Resource Regulatison, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680,
but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days
from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the
staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings.
Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrtive hearing re-
garding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request therefore after
reviewing the staff report.
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READG $300 (863)467-6696
NEWSPAPER MABoats 3005 WHISPER CREEK RV RE-
NEWSPAPER MAKES Campers,'RVs 3010 SORT, '90, 29' Wilderness
YOU A MORE INFORMED Jet Skils 3015 trailer w/screen porch. Good
AND INTERESTING Marine ce rines 302 shape. Recently painted.
Must be moved. 213 Palm
PERSON. Motorcycles 3030 863)612-0247
Sport Vehicles'ATVs 3035 Dr. (863)612

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readers are moe popular! lt WAVE RUNNER '90, Yamaha,
AIR BOAT- 10'x6.5' fiberglass, very good condition. $1000

M il Hwork. Needs to be finished.
Moile Homes Prop. $1500. 863-357-1974
Aluminum boat trailer made ie
by Pioneer, will hold up to a
20ft boat, single axle, 14" tires. BOAT MOTOR, Johnson Evin-
$850 neg. (863)763-7609 rude, 14hp. OMC. Runs
Mobile Home Lots 2005 B ER 1, great. $700 (863)763-7609
oile Hm rt 0 BAYLINER 18', '96
Mobile Home Parts 2010 120hp Merc., galv. trailer OUTBOARD MOTOR '92,
Mobile Homes Rent 2015 (needs minor cosmetic wk) 150hp OMC, freshwater, full
Mobile Homes Sale 2020 $2400. 239-590-5438 controls, stainless steel prop,
BOSTON WHALER '89, 14ft., $2400 neg.(863)236-0100
ii m! e '89 30hp Yamaha, bad gear
n lI2 case w/trailer. $600 neg. Mark M'o'I I
1 -_(863)675-1312 leave msg.
SCREEN ROOM 9'X30' CAROLINA SKIFF- '12, $800. APRILIA '03, RS50 runs/drives
with A/C, alum. pans, insulated (863)261-3874 good, polished frame, racing
roof panels, vinyl windows. access., $1300 N got.
$600. 863-697-2434 GHEENOE CLASSIC CUSTOM, 239-810-0022/863-612-0090
'04, t6ft., 25hp Mercury, 20ft. ClassicTrumph Chopper
Rocket Trailer, like new. Classic Triumph Chopper
$4000 (863)675-1312 Iv. Project, 1960's, 650cc, single
msg carb., all parts included, good
title. $2000 (863)674-0898
LABELLE- Fully furn, 3br, 2ba, PONTOON BOAT, 1991, 20 Ft.,
1 acre, country, water treat- Aluminum. New trailer & Car- HONDA CBR 600 F3 '98, New
ment, no contract garden pet. Overhauled motor. $4000. paint & tires. Moving, must
tub, porch (239)206-4007 or best offer863-467-5906 sell, $3200 or. best.offer.
SEA KAYAK, Touring Style, (863)763-3777
PIONEER, 2ba, lba, No pets, Model Prijon Kodiak, 17 Ft., HONDA REBEL '03, Wind-
Non smoking envi. Small yard Good condition. $400. shield, back rest, clean,
$600/mo. 1st, last & sec. (863)357-7406 $1750. (863)517-2077 La-
863-983-5520 Leave msg. Belle
Sea Kayak, Touring Style,
MIobile Hioe Northwest Pursuit 17', exc. SUZUKI INTRUDER '02,
al cond., $600. (863)357-7406 1500cc, lots of extras. Must
SEARAY- '91, 19', V6 135hp see!l $7500 FIRM.
LABELLE- Mobile home Mercury outboard. Runs (863)801-5353
0.45 acre corner lot with pond. Good. $1600. or best offer. SUZUKI SV650, '06, barely
$95,000 (863)673-2754 (772)223-9974 used, w/$300 worth of ac-
Owner/Realtor cessories, $4950.
LAND with 1981 double wide (863)357-7406
in LaBelle. For sale by owner. YUMBO CRUISER- 200 CC,
$72,500 neg. (863)674-1122 CAMPER- Wilderness Fleet- Good beginner bike. $2500.
classicconceptd@earthlink.net wood 26', 30 amp service. (863)801-4949
Sleeps .4, Microwave, stove,
MUST SELL! Lake Access, Fridge, Bath/shower, Cable & ,
Waterfront BHR. 3 BR, 12 Ba. satellite ready, New awning,
+ Efficiency apt. $117,500. jacks & access go. Excellent A s0
Make offer. (863)697-9424 cond. $9500. Neg.
PALM HARBORHOMESFac- -863-763-0017 or HONDA RECON250,2004
PAtory Model Center LARGESTFa 561-723-4659 $1650. 2397590-5438
story Model Center LARGEST
in America! Modular, Mbbile RV- '82, Chevy, 25', Genera- HUNTING BUGGY- Ig, dog
and Stilt Homes. Call for tor A/C, 97K, Runs good. cages & gun rack already at-
FREE Color Brochures! Extra tires. $2200. tached, lots of fun $2000,
(800)622-2832. (863)467-7076 neg (863)467-4998


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PONTIAC BONNEVILLE '86- FORD F250,'84, diesel, manu- $400. or will consider trade for Tbe sturdy safety-cnscious
"Classic" AC, PW,PL, looks al trans., 4 spd., runs good, guns. 863-763-7161 design features a smooth
nn nrpat ~ rpenpla hardboard slide, two sand-
runs great, dependable great work truck, $750 or boxes and a gable roof with a
$1000 firm (302)634-5298 best offer. (863)228-0580 canvas top. It stands about 10
feet tall and is 6 feet square
TOYOTA AVALON GLe'02, V6, TONNEAU COVER- Florida (not including the ladder or
auto., 43k, leather nt., cd Line, Fits'99-Current. Ford Su- CHEVY ASTRO VAN 1993, slide). The floor is about 5
player & extras, ex. condo. perduty Shortbed. Maroon 6 $1000.863-467-1000 feetoff the ground.
0$700. (863)467-8248 (Play Structure plan
$16000(863)983-645 mo. (863)467-8248 DODGE 250 PASSENGER VAN (o. 839)... $9.95
VOLVO 240, '93, $2500. Or '89, 3/4 ton, auto, 360 good Playhouses Package
best offer.(863)634-4518 po ,taUl I shape. $1200 or best offer. 4 plans inc. 839
(863)673-5062 *(No. C1o4)... $24.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds
BLAZER S10 '93- leather in- DODGE 3500 EXT. BARGO of projects)... $2.00
terior, exc cond. Labelle VAN '98- orig miles, runs (exept catalog-odd $.00 s&h
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Up Exc. cond. Beautiful car. CHEVY S10 BLAZER- '88, and send swith check to:
$250. 863-357-7214 aftery5p $1000. or best offer. DODGE B150 VAN '84, $600 U-Bild, 15241 StaggSt..
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iu l l 4:30 pm your name, address, and the
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INVITATION TO BID
The City of Moore Haven will accept sealed bids forthe following:
1987 32' Travel Trailer
1988 Chevrolet 2500 Utility Truck
1992 F-150 pickup
105kva generator
Stiner Model 472 Mower
Bids will be accepted until 2:00 PM, Monday August 14, 2006. The sealed bids
must be n City Hall at 299 Riverside Or Moore Haven FL 33471 on or before A-
oust 14th at 2:0 RM. at which time they will be publicly opened, read aloud and
recorded. Bids will be awarded at the Regular City of Moore Haven City Council
meeting Tuesday, August 15th. Sealed bids may be mailed to City of Moore
Haven PO. Box 399, Moore Haven, FL 33471. All bids must be clearly marked as
Surplus Equipment Bids.
Surplus equipment may be examined by appointment at the City of Moore Haven
Utilities Warehouse at 301 2nd St., Moore Haven, FL. For appointment contact
Jerd Lynn Schlueter at (863) 946-0909.
Equipment will be sold as is / where is and the buyer will be responsible for picking
up the equipment. The City of Moore Haven reserves the right to refuse any
and/or all hids.
148926 CGS 7/20,27;8/3,10/06


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HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper DATE: 8/22/06 SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper DATE 8/22/06
SUBJECT AREA: 229 Sick Leave Bank SUBJECT AREA: 410 Adult Program: General Policy
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for
sick leave bank, adult program: general policy.
CITATION OFLEGALAUTHORITY: 1012.22,1012.61,1001.42 and 1001.43, ES CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001,42, 1001,49, 1001.51 and
1001.43, ES.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1012.22, 1012.61. 1001.42 and
1001.43, E S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001,49, 1001.51,
and 1001.43, ES.
FULL TEX: A copy of the full text of theproposed rule may be obtained, without
cost, atthe Office of the Superintendent of Schools. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without
cost, atthe Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for sick leave
bank. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for adult program:
general policy.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no
additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no
printing and distributions. ''i i ,, ,,i i ....... ", impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of
h" 1. j,'1 hd ,h. .
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
as the matter may e heard on August 22, 2006. Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter
asthe matter maybe heard on August 22, 2006.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publi- garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, orto provide a proposal for a
cation of this notice. lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publi-
cation of this notice.
Notte: If requested in writing eand not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a
Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a
the future. Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in
the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
quest in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submttedto the Superintendent Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request quest, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent
shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request
the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect- shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by
ed persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect-
consideration. ed persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under
consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writ- Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
Ing, to the Superintendent Schools. submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writ-
ing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
School Board may Incorporate material by reference Into the proposed rule. ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The
School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need an accommodation In order to participate in this process, please
notify Thomas W. Conner, the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please
the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to notify Thomas W. Conner, the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at
the meeting or workshop. the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to
the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rile, one certified copy of the pro-
posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schobls pursuant to Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
120.5413)(e), F.S posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to
150289 CB /7 CGS 8/3,10,17/06 120.54(3)2(e) F.S.
1 150277 C 8/ 7 CGS 8/3,10,17/06

ANUNIO DE REFERENDUM
PARA EL DISTRITO DEL CONTROL DE AGUA DEL CONDA0D CENTRAL Heartland HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Consortia
Conform a Secci6n 189.4051(2)(a)(l) de los Estatutos de la Florida, por media de
la presents se anuncia un Re(erIndutm presentaido por la Junta de Supervisores
delDistrto dal control de Agua del Condado Central sobre sl cuestin si ciertos The Heartland HOME Consortia (which includes DeSoto, Glades, Hardee,
miembros del Dlstrito de Control de Agua del Condado Central deberian ser elegi- Hendry, Highlands and Okeechobee Counties, Florida) will conduct a public
dos por votantes electorales calitcados por requlsitos, De acuerdo a la Seccibn hearing to provide an opportunity for citizens to review and comment upon
189.4051(2)(a) .d los Estatutos de la lorida, "votantes electorales calificados the preliminary draft of the 2006 2011Consolidated Plan for the Heartland
par requisites" signilca: cualquler persona minima de 18 aBios, quien es un ciu-
dadano de los estados unidos americanos; quien es un resident permanent de HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Consortia. The Consolidated Plan is
a Florida, y una persona en poseslin de ropiedad libre de gravamen) o la espo- the Consortia's policy framework for federal community development and
sa/ctnyuge de una persona en posesln de uneud franco y resldente del Oistri- housing programs.
to del Control de Agoua del Condado Central quien esta matriculado con el
superintendent de alecclones de un condado, dentro de to cual estl ubicado tat
district cuando se abre la inscrpci n electoral. The proposed,2006 2011 Consolidated Plan will be available for public
examination beginning July 14. The public comment period ends August
l Refetnduam esat ro laaraa e anitercp!gs 23 d a sto 20R06, dede 14, 2006. The public hearings are scheduled as follows:
teas au p.m. hasta tass :Jp.m, en es aete ubhouse) deMontura Ranch Es-
tates, ubicado en la direccidn: 225 North Hacienda Street, Montura Ranch Es-
tates, Clewiston, de la Florida. Se proveera una papeleta electoral del Distrito de DeSoto County Glades County
SControl de Agua del Condado Central para el Referendum cuando se inscribe ust- Tuesday August 8, 2006 Wednesday August 9, 2006
ed para votar. 4:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.
*201 E. Oak Street 500 Avenue J
Estarean disponn c Is lasrtu pelas eelrtr 1 Ksgde aoso trLbM vrtera o rer Arcadia,.FL Moore Haven, FL
correscononem; aa so ICIu a par r a a
informacitn sobre el vato por correspondencia, se puede Ilamar la oficina del Dis-
trito del Control de Agua del Condado Central a: (863) 983-5797. Hendry County Hardee County
Thursday August 10, 2006 Tuesday August 8,2006
El Oistrito de Control de Agua del Condado Central, 2:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Clewiston, de la Florida
152315 CN 8/3/06 25 E. Hickpochee Ave. 412 W Orange Street
LaBelle, FL Wauchula, FL
SporsVe ices iF urW hee l Highlands County Okeechobee County
V5 Monday August 7, 2006 Wednesday August 9, 2006
2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
POLARIS TRAIL BOSS 325, FORD BRONCO '93- 4x4 501 S. Commerce Ave.,. 456 Hwy 98 North
'01, new chain & sprockes, $2000 or best offer, will con- Eng. Training Room Okeechobee, FL
runs very good, $2200. sider van or car w/A/C in Sabrng, FL
(863)697-2525 trade (239)839-4883 The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location.
YAMAHA 400 Kodiak, '04- Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or
4x4, excellent condition, I l Ti itI the visually impaired should contact Penny Phillippi at least five calendar
hardly used, $3700 days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-
(863)673-4405 English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should also
(863)673CLUB CAR, Refurbished, contact Penny Phillippi at (863) 402-6795 at least five calendar days prior
$2500 or best offer. to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a
Autom o 5les 239-691-2549 Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call (800) 955-
"l 8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this
m meeting should contact Penny Phillippi at (863) 402-6795 at least five
j calendar days prior to the meeting.
AXIS RIMS, used, 17", will fit A FAIRHOUSING/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/HANDICAP ACCESS JURISDICTION
-. .---- ----...... any Honda/Acura, good
A st 11oblea 5 cond., $500 or best offer.
Automobiles 4005 (302)943-1777 Iv. msg. NOTICE OF REFERENDUM FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Autos Wanted 4010 (
Pursuant to Section 189.4051(2)(a)(1), Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that
Classic Ca 4015 AXLES, for '62-'65 VolVO the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District, will hold a
Commercial Trucks 4020 PV544 Sedan, $200 or best referendum on the question of whether certain members of the Central County
Construction ff wi ll separately after Control District should be elected by qualified electors. According tSec-
o offer, will ell separately tion189.4051 ( a, Florida Statutes, "Qualified elector means any person at
Equipment 4025 (863)635-0772 least 18 years of age who is a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident
Foreign Care 4030 of Florida, anla freeholder or freeholders spouse and resident of Central County
Four heel Drive 4035 B&W TURNOVER BALL Water Control District who registers with the supervisor of elections of a county
Heavy Duty Truke 4040 #1303, fits '03-'06 Dodge within whichthe districts located we heregitration booksare open.
HePar Re Te s 4045 truck not Mega cab.$250 or The referendum will be held on Wednesday August 23, 2006 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30
Parts Repairs 4045 truck, not Mega cab. 5 or p.m. at the Montura Ranch Estates Clubhouse, located at 225 North Hacienda
Pickup Thrnck 4050 best offer. 407-402-2690 Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. You will be given a Central
4 5 U t County Water Control District referendum ballot when you sign in to vote. INOR-
port Utility 4055 CAMPER SHELL- 8' Fiber- DER TO VOTE IN THIS REFERENDUM YOU MUST BE- 18 ears of age AND a
Tractor Trailers 4060 glass, Maroon, Sliding win- E"ilen of the United States AND a permanent resident of Florida AND a free-
Utility Trailers 4065 asholder or freeholders spouse AND a resident of Central County Water Control
S40 dows front/side New $1200. District who has realstered with the Supervisor of Elections of Hendry County.
Vans 4070 Asking $350. (863)509-3260 Absentee referendum ballots will be available upon request commencing August 1,
2006. You may contact the office of Central County Water Control District at
CHEVY CAPRICE '86, Does (863) 983-5797to obtain absentee referendum ballot information.
.0 not run, needs motor work, 4 Central County Water Control District
new tires. $600 or best offer clewiston, Florida
CADILLAC BROUGHAM 1990, (561)996-9264 148945 CGS 7/20;8/3/06
Electronic Everything..Just RING GEAR & PINIONS- ask- REQUESTFORBIDS RFB)6000000012UCE060274)
needs TLC. $1500 or best of- ing $150 or best offer HAROLD A. CAMPBELL PUBLIC USE FACILITY ATSTA /4,
fer. (863)467-4998 (863)467-8856 PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA
CHEVY CAMARO Z28, '80, au-EE Che The South Florida Water Management District will receive sealed bids through the
to, great restoration project, TIRES & WHEELS, 4, Chevy 5 Procurement Office, B-1 BIdg, 3301 Gun Club Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406,
all original, Motivated Seller! lug. 92-'2000. $100/. r Harold A. Campbell Public Use Facility, STA 3/4, Palm Beach County FL on
S$r1 a, (863)634-6601 (863)610-1000 Thursday, August 24, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. local time, at which timely submitted
$1700 (863)634-6601 bids will be opened and publicly read. Project involves recreational enhancements
CROWN VICTORIA SW- '88, TONNEAU COVER, A.R.E. Fi- to existing Stormwater treatment Area STA) and includes earthwork, including
removal of unsuitable subsoil excavation, paved parking areas, concrete side-
Auto., Runs good. Good berglass, Fits '01-03 Dodge walks, pedestrian bridge, information kiosks (wa shelter), bathrooms, boat ramp
condition. $900. Dakota Quad Cab, white. $350 w/finger piers, landscaping & road improvements. An OPTIONAL pre-bid confer-
(863)675-0379 (863)697-0328 ence will be held on Monday, August 14, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at STA 3/4 Con-
(863)675-0379 trution Village, US Hwy. 27, 5 miles north of the Broward / PB County line. For
FORD ESCORT STATION TRANSFER CASE- for Chev actions call (561) 261-3852. Stsn wllimmediaelfollw-
WAGON,'95, $1200; Or best 350 engine, auto, $300 All bids must conform to the instructions in the Request for Bidders (RFB). Interest-
offer.(863)634-4518 (863)357-2658 after 5pm d respodets may obtain a copy of the complete RFB by d reownloading for free
,. at r.gt~oitmggit, purchasing a set for $80.00 at the above address, by calling
FORD ESCORT WAGON, 90, 5 I (561) 682-6391, or by calling the 24-hour BIB HOTLINE 800-472-5290. The
sRpd ., m Wgood N, a, o rim ffil public is invited to attend the bid opening. Information on the status of this so-
Sspd., good work car, $650 icltatlon canbe obtained at our web silte-www.sfwmd.gov.
or best offer. (863)612-0877 152196 CGS 8/3/06
CHEVY C10 SILVERADO '87,
FORD TAURUS 1989 Station
Wagon. New brake job. Long ed3 eng. aaut.
Good work car. $800 $3300 e ng. & tran(863)697-0241
(863)675-6822 neg. 697-0241 CAR HAULER
FORD THUNDERBIRD'94 CHEVY S-10 EX-CAB, '87, Dual axle, elec. brake, alum. Ford Hightop Van, '89, V8, full
auto, cold a/c, 2 dall pwr., Small V8, 700 R4 trans., ramps. $1500 (863)697-2434 pwer, sofa bed, TV, GB ra-
auto, cold a/c, 2 dr., all w, mr3dio $2000. LaBelle Area.
new painVtires++Runs great. very clean & runs well,
$4000. 863-763-856re s++Runs great. $200 (863)697-2525 CAR/EQUIPMENT TRAILER- (863)675-497,0 Leave msg.
$4000. 863-763-8562 Msg. 16' deck + 4' dove tail. 2 yrs
HONDACRX'91 CHEVY STEPSIDE PICKUP old. $950. Call Sam at
Great MPG, clean, runs great,. TRUCK,'64, runs good, little (239)633-7173 Need a ew more bucks to
good workcar. $1500 rust, 62k mi., $2499 firm. MEhae somCHANICSSPECIAL-Tool hing
772-215-9838MECHANICS SPECIAL-Tool dee Pick up sme
772-215-9838 (863)467-0380 box trailer, utility truck bed, extra bucks when you
MAZDA 626 '95, 2.0L, auto., DODGE DAKOTA '94, Needs will hold 4 whler, lots of stor- sell your used Items In
a/c, p/w, new tires & battery, engine rebuilt, body good age $500 (863)467-6475 the classlfelds.
Needs some work. $800 or condition w/toolbox. $500 or STORAGE SEMI TRAILER ap-
best offer. (863)763-0852 best offer. (863)763-2379 prox. 35 ft., with tires, in Do-It-Yourself Ideas
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runs good, good cond. $2500 paint, match.wheels/tires & TRAILER: TRAIL MOBILE,
(863)983-2997 or 228-3958 more. Must Sell $38.00. 48Ft. Flat Bed. Good tires.
MERCEDES 1988 560SEL SA- 863-467-6875 New brake job. $2350.
DAN, Silver, Sunroof. Very FORD F100, '83, auto, air, 300 (863)675-6822.
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SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following
applications) for permit have been received for projects) in Hendry County:
Barren Collier Company (Oak Hammock Grove) 1320 N 15th St, Immokalee, FL
34142, has submitted Application 060629-10 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00112-W to irrigate 3856 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamaimi and Water Table Aquifers and the project is locat-
ed in Sections 1-15,30,31,35, Townships 47,48 South, Range 31 East
Barren Collier Company (Silver Strand) 1320 N 15th St, Immokalee. FL 34142, has
submitted Application 060629-15 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00266-W
to irrigate 770 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 31,32, Township 46
South, Range 31 East.
J W McDaniel Sr Inc (McDaniel Ranch) 25670 CR 833, Clewiston, FL 33440, has
submitted Application 060629-8 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00087-W to
irrigate 5675 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 1-36, Township 47
South, Range 33 East.
James F arfield (Burdines Farm) 3065 State Road 29 North, Immokalee, FL 34142,
has submitted Application 060630-11 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00136-W to irrigate 407.8 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
28,29,32,33, Township 48 South, Range 31 East.
McClure Prperties Ltd (Burdines Farm) PO Box 936, Palmetto, FL 34220, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-12 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 899.6 acres of
agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Water Table Aquifer and
the project is located in Sections 28,29,32,33, Township 48 South, Range 31
East.
Hiliiard Brothers of Florida Ltd (Hilliard West) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 060630-21 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00002-W to irrigate 860 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
5,32, Townships 45,46 South, Range 34 East.
Graves Brothers Company (West River Grove) PO Box 700277, Wabasso, FL
32970, has submitted Application 060630-23 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00548-W to irrigate 1964 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
6-8,16-21,28,29, Township 47 South, Range 31 East.
Jackman and Sons Ranch B, 13355 CR 835, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted
Application 060630-26 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00419-W to irrigate
3940 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 17-20,29-32, Township 44
South, Range 34 East.
Southem Gardens Citrus Groves Corp (Devil's Garden South) 1820 CR 833, Clewis-
ton, FL 33440, has submitted Application 060630-27 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 26-00073-W to irrigate 2750 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be
withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
1-3,25-27,34-36, Townships 46,47 South, Range 32 East.
Solon Crews Mills, Triple A Enterprises LLC (Mills ABC Ranch) 21000 CR 835, La-
Belle, FL 33935, has submitted Application 060630-28 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 26-00012-W to irrigate 2469.5 acres of agricultural lands. The water will
be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sec-
tions 19,20,29-31, Township 45 South, Range 34 East.
Southem Gardens Groves Corp (Devil's Garden Citrus North) 1820 CR 833, Clewis-
ton, FL 33440, has submitted Application 606030-30 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 26-00282-W to irrigate 1575 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be
withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections
11,13,24, Township 46 South, Range 32 East.
Southern Gardens Groves Corp (Southern Division Ranch Unit Number 1) 1820 CR
833, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 060630-31 for renewal of
Water Use Permit 26-00094-W to irrigate 13300 acres of agricultural lands. The
water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is locat-
ed in Sections 1-11,19-22,27-35, Townships 47,48 South, Range 34 East
K T John (Garden Grove) 6340 Fort King Rd, Zephyrhills, FL 33541, has submitted
Application 060630-32 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00259-W to irrigate
150.1 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamalmi Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
33-35, Township 43 South, Range 32 East
K T John (Little Cypress Grove) PO Box 186, San Antonio, FL 33576, has submitted
Application 060630-33 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00303-W to Irrigate
221.6 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamaimi Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
26,30-32, Township 46 South, Range 34 East.
C & B Farm, PO Box 1649, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application
060630-35 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00303-W to irrigate 2231.6 acres
of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aqui-
fer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections 29-32, Township
46 South, Range 34 East.
Bill O'uinn (Duck Curve Farm) 7301 Hunters Point, Immokalee, FL 33934, has sub-
mitffed Application 060630-36 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00533-W to Ir-
rigate 410 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdraw from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project Is located in Sec-
tions 4,9, Township 47 South, Range 32 East.
Capital Agricultural Property (Sugar Tree Blue Heron) 201 S Orange Ave, Ste 795,
Orlando, FL 32801, has submitted Application 060630-37 for renewal of Water
Use Permit 26-00385-W to irrigate 1475 acres of agricultural lands. The water
will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the
project is located in Sections 4,16,17, Township 46 South, Range 33 East.
C & B Farms (Little Cypress) PO Box 1649, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Ap-
plication 060630-38 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00303-W to irrigate
2231.6 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
29-32, Township 46 South, Range 34 East.
Hilliard Brothers of Florida Ltd (Dinner Island) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 06063-39 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00020-W to irrigate 20480 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is
located in Sections 1 30,.Township 46 South, Ranges.31,32 East.
Eagle Farm, PO Box 2353, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application
060630-40 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00568-Wto irrigate 800 acres of
agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer
and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections 26,35,36, Township
43 South, Range 31 East.
John Witt (Witt Brothers Grove) 1110 Mayflower S, Ft Pierce, FL 33450, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-41 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00310-W to ir-
rigate 108 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sec-
ion 23, Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
Bill Futch (F & FFarms) PO Box 5070, Immokalee, FL 34143, has submitted Appli-
cation 060630-42 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00565-W to irrigate 425
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami
Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Section 22, Townslip
48South, Range 31 East.
Sultan Sattar (Sattar Nurser) 2801 Devonwood Ave, Miramar, FL 33025, has sub-
mitted Application 060630-44 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00317-W to ir-
rigate 30.3 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sec-
tons 27,28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East
Spring Inc (Eveready Ranch) PO Box 7 0, win, FL 3344has submitted Ap-
plication 060630-46 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00068-W to irrigate
2569 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
7,8,17,18, Township 45 South, Range 34 East.
Sand Hills Partners (Sand Hills) PO Box 1211, LaBelle, FL 33935, has submitted Ap-
plication 060630-47 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00376-W to irrgate 31.5
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami
Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections 4,9,10,
Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
K T John (Double Eagle) 12006 Fort King Rd, Zephyrills, FL 33525, has submitted
Application 060630-48 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00294-W to irrigate
185 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower
Tamiami Aquifer and Lake'Okeechobee and the project is located in Sections
9,16, Township 43 South, Range31 East.
J & J Agricultural Products (Bay Rock ROW-Rosenbaug) PO Box 70, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 060630-50 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00368-W to irrigate 457 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn fi'.T, iti- Lw,: Tit,;in; t,.;li t,, d Ik. project is located in Sections
1,2,34-4 F.. T.,,n r,,], .41 1 i...,Ltrr, h ,i"j, I r
Ed Myrick (R M Farm) 4450 NE 31st Ave, LighthOuse Point, FL 33064, has submit-
ted Application 06630-51 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00655-W to rri-
gate 1897 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Lake Okeechobee and the project is located in Sac-
tons 9,17,18, Township 46 South, Range 33 East.
Richard Santerre (LaBelle Ranch, fka Flipse Farm) 500 5th Ave South, Naples, FL
34102, has submitted Application 060630-9 tor a Water Use Permit to irrigate
3018.3 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Surfcial
and Sandstone Aquifers and the project is located in Sections 2,3,31,32,34,35,
Townships 43,44 South, Ranges29,30 East.
Meritage Homes of Florida Inc (Reserve of Silverstone, aka Bonita Beach Road Es-
tates) 12631 Westflinks Or, Ste 7 Ft Myers, FL 33913, has submitted Applicatiaon
050706-21 for modification of Environmental Resource Permit 36-04234-P for
504.4 acres of residential lands. The water will be discharged to the Bonita
Beach Road swale and the project is located in Sections 1,6, Township 44 South,
Ranges 29,30 East
J Seven Ranch Inc, 25400 CR 8331 Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application
060614-8 for modification of Environmental Resource Permit 26-00669-P for
4284.8 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be discharged to an existing
surface water management system and the project is located in Sections
19-21,28-33, Township 46 South, Range 33 East.
Robert H Morrison (Southpoint Airport) 110 Kirby Thompson Rd, Alva, FL 33920,
has submitted Application 060629-3 for an Environmental Resource Permit for
163.7 acres of airport related facilities lands. The water will be discharged to
Jack's Branch Slough and the project is located In Section 5, Township 43 South,
Range 28 East.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request
for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the ap-
plication by writing to the South Floida Water Management Uistrict, Atln: Environ-
mental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680,
but such.comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days
from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the
staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings.
Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing re-
garding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request therefore after
reviewing the staff report.
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Public Notices



Public Noticp 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500




COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACUSETTS
THETRAILCOURT
THE PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT
NORFOLK Division
Docket No. 03AO234AC1
In the Matter of
ASHELY OPHELIEN HERNNDEZ, Minor
CITATION
M.G.L c. 210, 6
To Fidel A. Hernandez of BELLE GLADE
in Florida, the only person interested in
a petiton for the adoption of said child.
A petition has been presented to said
court by MARIE FRANCES SIMON for-
medly known AS MARIE OPHELIEN of
RANDOLPH in the County of NORFOLK
and TCHADLY SIMON of RANDOLPH
in the County of NORFOLK praying for
leave to adopt said child and that the
name of the child be changed to Ash-
ley Tchadelle Simon.
IF YOU DESIRE TO OBJECT THERETO,
YOU OR YOUR.ATTORNEY MUST FILE
A WRITTEN APPEARANCE IN SAID
COURT AT CANTON ON OR BEFORE
TEN O'CLOCK IN THE FORENOON
(10:00 AM) ON OCTOBER 11.2006.
WITNESS, HON. DAVID H. KOPELMAN,
ESQUIRE, First Justice of said Court at
CANTON this day, July 7,2006.
Patty W. Muster
Register of Probate
ORDER OF NOTICE
It is ordered that notice of said prceed-
ing be given by mailing certified mail,
return receipt requested, a copy or the
foregoing citation to said persons two
months at least before said return
date, and if service is made by mail,
unless it shall appear that all persons
interested have received actua notice,
by publishing a copy in a newspaper
published of general circulation in the
e 8elle Glade Florida area, publication to
be once in each of three consecutive
weeks, the last publication to be two
months at least before said return day.
WITNESS, HON. DAVID H. KOPELMAN
ESQUIRE, First Justice of said Court,
this day, July 7, 2006.
Patty W. Muster
Register of Probate
150797 CGS 8/3,10,17/06
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FileNo.: 06-101-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF:
CHARLES STEPHEN GILL
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ES-
TATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order of
Summary Administration has been en-
tered in the estate of Charles Stephen
Gill, deceased, File Number 06-101-
CP by the Circuit Court for Hendry
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is PO Box 1760, La-
Belle,FL 33975; that the decedent's
date of death was July 3, 2005; that
the total value of the estate is
$20,000.00 and that the names and
addresses of those to whom it has
been assigned by such order are:
Name
Chades S. Gill Trust
dated October 21,1998
Address
c/o Dorothy Scavello, Trustee
63 Boo Line Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT'
Au ,1 .,-:r'i i r l: gi,i :hl r l...i ,l]iii
mands against the estate of the dece-
dent other than those for whom
provision for full payment was made in
the Order of Summary Administration
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLI-
CABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
.The date of firstpublcation of this Notce
is August3, 2005.
Attorney for Person Giving Notce
Alison C. Hussey, Attorne
Florida Bar No. 0116165
PAVESE LAW FIRM
RO. Drawer2280
461 S. Main Street
LaBelle, FL 33975
Telephone: (863) 675-5800
Person Giving Notice:
Dorothy A. Scavello
63 Bore Line Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
151650 CGS 8/3,10/06
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 2006-CP-48
IN RE: ESTATE OF
FAYE JEAN GIBSON WILLIAMS,
a/k/a JEAN G. WILLIAMS,
Deceased
NOTICETO CREDITORS
(Ancillary Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ES-
TATE:
,' ir Irj w n, ul-niied that an Order of

Ai'.'lilny uiT,Tiry Administration has
been entered in the.Estate of FAYE
JEAN GIBSON WILLIAMS, a/ka JENA
G. WILLIAMS, Deceased, File Number
2006-CP-48, by the Circuit Court for
Glades 5-CP-78, by the Circuit Court
for Glades County, Florida, Probate Oi-
vision, the address of which is RO.
Box 10, Moore Haven, Forida 33471;
that the decedents date of death was
March 18, 2006; that the total value of
the estate is $40,000.00; that the
'names and addresses of those to
wl'.,',T, ; 1 i : ti ,', ': .; ,'i.ll thy i,.,l.h
,,- i .l ,, j. T':i EAITHI:l ,n,:,:e
4 lll. r. 0Il' [ :r.'o ll,, r i ),]
.-i r ,i H, M i : Ui. L .II i ,r,,:,: ., -
SEdgemoor, South Carolina 29712, and
DANNY LONG, whose address Is 2259
Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill, South
Carolina 29730.
' ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
IED THAT:
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against the estate of the decedent oth-
er than those for whom provision for
full payment was made in the Order of
SSummary Administration must file their
claims within this court WITHIN THE
TIME PROVIDED BY LAW.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER AP-
PLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this
Notice Is August 3, 2006.


Person Giving Notice:
PatsyW. Weathers
1265 Reservation Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Attorneys for Person Giving Notice:
CONELY&CONELY, PA.
RO. Drawer1367
. Okeechobee, Florida 34972
S(863) 763-3825
By: omW. Conely, III
Florida BarNo. 096482
152289 CGS 8/3,10/06
LEGAL NOTICE
The following vehicle will be sold at pub-
lic auction on August 18th at 8:00
a.m. at Affordable Towing, 2190 NW
16th St,, Belle Glade:, FL:
1994 Fod F150 P/U
VIN #1FTDF15Y2RNA66120
2000 Yamaha '
VIN#JY4C60G352C032969
152230 CGS 8/3/06
NOTICE
AUCTION on Friday,
August ll,2 2006
at9:00 am. at 1233N.W. Avenue L,
Belle Glade, Florida .
Properly of Prontha Hudson:
Clothes,Christmas decorations
Property o Rosalinda Vlzueth:
Furniture, TV, toys, clothes
151989 BCGS8/3,1/06


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 06-3390-CA
WM SPECIALITY MORTGAGE LLC,
WITHOUT RECOURSE
Plaintiff
vS.
UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DOUGLAS
GARRETT, et al.
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DOUGLAS
GARRETT, AND, IF A NAMED DEFEN-
DANT IS DECEASED, THE SURVIVING
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-.
EES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST THAT DEFEN-
DANT, AND THE SEVERAL AND RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN ASSIGNS,
SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, TRUS-
TEES OR OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
ANY CORPORATION OR OTHER LE-
GAL ENTITY NAMED AS A DEFEN-
DANT, AND ALL CLAIMANTS,
PERSONS OR, PARTIES, NATURAL OR
CORPORATE, OR WHOSE EXACT LE-
GAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIM-
ING UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE
NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFEN-
DANTS.
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE IS:
UNKNOWN HEIRS OF
DOUGLAS GARRETT
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
PRESENT RESIDENCE IS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in HENDRY County, Florida:
Lots 17 and 18, in Block 449 of General
Plan of Clewiston, Florida, as revised
September 7, 1937, according to the
plat thereof, as recorded In Plat Book
2, at Page 71 through 78, inclusive, of
the Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
has been filed against you. You are re-
quired to file written defenses with the
clerk of the court and to serve a copy
within thirty (30) days after the first
publication on or before June 24,
06, of this notice on Plaintiffs attor-
ney, Golson Law Firm, 1230 South
Myrtle Avenue, Suite 105, Clearwater,
FL 33756-3445, otherwise a default
will be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the complaint or peti-
tion.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court on this 10th day of May, 2006.
Clerk of the Court
By:/S/R. DeLaCruz
As Deputy Clerk
150264 CGS 7/27;8/3/06
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
2006-CP-39
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
FRANK BROWARD GILLEY,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the Estate of
FRANK BROWARD GILLEY, deceased,
whose date of death was January 4,
2006, is pending in the Circuit Court
for Glades County, Florida, Probate Di-
vision,.the address of which is P.O.
box 10, Moore Haven, Florida 33471.
The names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the personal
,epresentive's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the Decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against the decedents estate on whom
a copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
court, WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE SER-
VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against the decedent's estate,
must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER.THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
iiME PfLiuOS SET FORTH IN SEC-
,TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PRO-
BATECODOE WILL BE FOREVER'
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the firstpublication of this
Notice isJuly 27th, 2006.
Personal Representative:
DAVID KYLE GILLEY
3711 36th Avenue East
Palmetto, FL 34221
; WILLIAM B. PADELFORD, ESQUIRE -
1401 8th Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 748-1400
Florida Bar No. 0443204
Attorney faor Personal Representative
149916 CGS 7/27;8/3/06 '
NOTICETO PUBLIC
The Hendry County Hospital Authority
Board of Directors will conduct their
monthly business meeting on Thurs-
day, August 3rd, at 2 p.m. in the Con-
ference Room at Hendry Regional
Medical Center, 524 West Sagamore
Avenue, Clewiston, Florida.
151266 CN 8/3/06
NOTICETO PUBLIC
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PUBLICNOTICE
The Housing Authoity of the City of Belie
Glade will accept bids for the lease ofa
real property. Approximately 15+
acres located just South of Okeecho-
bee Center, Belle Glade, Florida in Sec-
tion 7, Township 44 South, Range 37,
Palm Beach County.
All details and specifications may be ob-
tained at the Authority's Administration
Office In Osceola Center, 1204 NW
Avenue LTerrace, Belle Glade, FL.
All bids should be sealed and clearly
marked and must be delivered to the
Authority's Office no later than 12:00
noon on Tuesday, August 22,2006.
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Road Watch Report


For July 29-Aug. 4, 2006.

Glades County
S.R. 78: From Potato Farm
Road to Lower Nicodemus
Slough: Maintenance contract
project -- Motorists should
expect traffic restricted to one
lane in this area, as well as
slow moving traffic and possi-
ble delays while crews clean
roadside ditches.

Hendry County
U.S. 27: North of Clewiston
to S.R. 80: Maintenance proj-
ect -- No lane closures are
anticipated at this time,' but
motorists should expect pos-
sible slow moving traffic and
delays while crews work on
guardrail replacement.
S.R. 80: From C.R. 833 to
U.S. 27: Maintenance contract
project -- No lane closures
are anticipated at this time,
but motorists should use cau-
tion and expect possible slow
moving traffic and delays
while crews rework shoul-
ders and place sod.
S.R. 80: Over Caloosa
Branch (7 miles east of S.R.
29): Maintenance project --
On Tuesday, Aug. 1, and
Wednesday, Aug. 2, crews
will be performing bridge
maintenance from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. Motorists should expect
intermittent east and west-
bound lane closures, as well


as slow moving traffic and
delays. Flagmen will be pres-
ent to assist with traffic.
S.R. 29: In the City of
Labelle: Maintenance con-
tract project -- Motorists
should expect north and
southbound lane closures, as
well as slow moving traffic
and possible delays while
crews clean pipes. Flagmen
will be present to assist with
traffic.

Okeechobee County
S.R. 710: From SE 40th
Avenue to South of S.R. 70:
Construction project -- The
roadway improvements con-
sist of widening, milling, and
resurfacing. Work continues
throughout the project limits,
and motorists should expect
nighttime lane closures from
7 p.m., until 6 a.m., as well as
slow moving traffic and possi-
ble delays. The contractor is
Dickerson.
S.R. 70: From West of U.S.
98 to West of Seventh Avenue
NW: Construction project -
Work continues to widen and
reconstruct the existing two-
lane roadway to four lanes
with a center dual left turn
lane. The work includes
drainage improvements, sig-
nals, and street lighting.
Crews are working on storm
drainage and roadway con-
struction at various locations


throughout the project. The
contractor is Russell Engi-
neering.

Palm Beach County
Traffic Report
PALM BEACH COUNTY -
Palm Beach County traffic will
be affected this week by
ongoing construction proj-
ects and maintenance work,
Florida Department of Trans-
portation (FDOT) officials
report. Weather permitting;
closures will be in effect on I-
95, Southern Blvd. (S.R.80)
and in other areas throughout
Palm Beach County for con-
struction activities.
For around-the-clock, real-
time traffic information with-
in the tri-county area (Palm
Beach, Broward and Miami-
Dade Counties), travelers
should call 511. For 1-95 Palm
Beach County traffic reports
just say "1-95 or Interstate 95".
Information is also available
on-line at www.51 southflori-
da.com.
To view real-time video of I-
95 in Palm Beach County, visit
the FDOT 1-95 Interim Traffic
Management System (ITMS)
website at www.palmbeach-
cotraffic.org. These free serv-
ices are provided by FDOT and
the SunGuide'" Partners. For
updated lane closure informa-
tion, please refer to www.pbf-
dot.com.

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Beach County
S.R. 15/U.S. 441, Pahokee
The $15.3 million, 6.6 mile
construction project includes
classifications milling & resur-
facing, widening, subsoil
removal, drainage, signing,
signalization and utility relo-
cations from east of Fifth
Street to north of Hooker
Hwy. Project features for the
entire corridor include: wider
travel lanes and shoulders
with new signing, new pave-
ment markings and guardrail;
a reinforced driving surface;
and drainage and utility
enhancements. The construc-
tion, which began December
2004, is being performed by
Community Asphalt Corp.,
and is expected to be com-
plete January 2007.
Restriction: S.R.
15/U.S.441 is currently closed
to traffic in each direction,
between just north of Hooker
Hwy. to the New Hope Chari-
ties property. Westbound
motorists are detoured west
on Southern Blvd (S.R.80) to
U.S.98 (S.R.700) to Muck City
Rd and to State Market Road.
Motorists traveling from Belle
Glade are detoured west on
S.R.80, north on S.R.715, west
on Lake Avene, and north on
East Main Street
Fifth Street to South Pad-


;ett Circle in the Town of
'ahokee will be closed until
nid August 2006. VMS boards
.nd detour signs are in place
o assist motorists.
Maintenance, Utility and
'ermit Closures:
Restriction: The north-
>ound bridge on Jog Road.
between Belvedere Road. and
)keechobee Boulevard will
:lose periodically, 7 p.m. until
5:30 a.m., through mid
August 2006 for repairs.
Northbound traffic will be
shifted onto the southbound
)ridge allowing one lane of
traffic in both directions.
Restriction: The Royal Park
bridge over the Intracoastal
Waterway in Palm Beach will
:lose completely to motorists,
) p.m. until 6 a.m., Wednes-
lay, Aug. 2, for bridge repairs.
Restriction: S.R. 704/Okee-
:hobee Boulevard eastbound
it the Railroad Crossing will
be closed to motorists, 6 p.m.,
Friday, Aug. 4 until 6 a.m.,
Tuesday, Aug. 8 for rehabilita-
ion of the Florida East Coast
Railway Grade Crossing.
Motorists traveling eastbound
on Okeechobee Boulevard
will be detoured onto east-
bound Belvedere Road., and
motorists traveling west-
bound on Okeechobee
Boulevard will be detoured
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JUNO BEACH Summer-
time in Florida means more
than just hot, humid weather.
Higher temperatures typically
mean higher electric bills -
mainly due to air conditioning
use. This summer Florida
Power & Light Company
knows customers will notice
even higher bills 19 to 28 per-
cent higher even if you use
the same, amount of electricity
as you did last year. This is due
to increased fuel costs to make
electricity combined with the
normal summer increase in
energy consumption. FPL
offers customers many ways
to take some of the heat out of
this summer's energy bills.
"FPL is concerned.about
the impact higher bills have on
customers," said Marlene San-
tos, vice president of customer
service for'FPL. "That is why
FPL is doing everything in its'
power to mitigate costs and
help customers understand
what makes up their electric
bill so they can better manage
it."
Controlling costs through
fuel diversity, power plant effi-
ciencies and purchasing
power
Even though FPL has no
Control over world fuel mar-
kets, the company has and will
continue to take steps to diver-
sify the fuel it burns at power
plants and reduce the cost of
making electricity by making
its power plants as efficient as
possible. Here are some steps
taken by FPL:
*The company uses a vari-
ety of fuels to help stabilize
costs including nuclear, coal,
purchased power, oil and nat-
ural gas. By using a variety of
fuel sources, we are stabilizing
fuel costs and doing what we
can to spread the costs of ener-
gy away from the ones that are.
increasing most quickly. In
fact, FPL makes maximum use
of its nuclear generating units
to provide as much low cost


power from these 'rio -6iil and
gas-fired units as possible.
*Since 1999, FPL has spent
more than $2.3 billion to re-
power older, less efficient gen-
erating units and build new,
state-of-the-art natural gas-
fired units in order to improve
fuel efficiency they now take
less fuel to produce the same
amount of electricity. The
result of that investment is that
FPL's non-nuclear power plant
fleet is 12 percent more effi-
cient than just five years ago.
In addition, a number of the
power plants have dual fuel
Capabilities, so they can burn
either oil or natural gas
depending on which is least
expensive at a particular point
in time.
FPL buys only the fuel
required to meet customers'
electricity consumption needs.
The company also employs a
strategy called fuel hedging -
aimed at reducing fuel price
volatility and delivering greater
price certainty as a method
of providing some level of pro-
tection against volatility in fuel
prices. Through the hedging
strategy we saved customers
more than $600 million in
2005.
Through operational effi-
ciencies, FPL has reduced base
rates by 15 percent and saved
its customers more than $4 bil-
lion since 1999. During the
same time, FPL's fuel costs
have more than doubled.
Today, fuel costs account for
54 percent of residential cus-
tomers' electric bills. FPL
makes no. profit on the fuel
portion of its' customers' bills
as this cost is a direct pass
through.

The cost of

weather
Summer bills are typically
much higher than the rest of
the year because air condition-
ers must work much harder to


keep hofies comfortable dur-
ing hot weather months. Air
conditioning accounts for
more than half of a typical
Florida home's energy usage
in the summer.
To lessen the impact of
weather and fuel costs on bills,
FPL recommends these tips for
using energy efficiently:
Set the thermostat at 78
degrees or higher with the
thermostat fan switch on
"auto." For additional savings,
raise the thermostat to 82
degrees or warmer when
away from home.
Install a programmable
thermostat to adjust the tem-
perature automatically and
maximize energy savings.
*Clean or replace the air
conditioner's filter every
month to trim cooling costs
and help the unit run more
efficiently.
Turn ceiling fans off in
unoccupied rooms. A fan that
runs constantly uses electricity
unnecessarily.
Replace the 60-watt
porch light with a 15-watt
compact fluorescent bulb. It
will cost about $10, but will
save nearly $50 over its two
and a half year life.
FPL offers an online Sum-
mer Tool Kit at
www.FPL.com/summertoolk-
it, which includes a free Online
Home Energy Survey a per-
sonalized, in-depth analysis of
a home's energy use to uncov-
er waste and produce detailed
reports about ways to save.
The survey is available in Eng-
lish and Spanish.
Even with the higher cost of
fuel used to produce it, elec-
tricity remains a good value
when compared with other
crucial U.S. commodities
according to the Edison Elec-
tric Institute (EEI). In a recent
report, EEl concluded that,
despite record electricity con-
sumption, electric bills have
become a smaller percentage


of overall household budgets.
(For'acbpy of the report go to
www.eei.org.) For example,
the average FPL residential
customer uses 1,183 KWh a
month or about $4.23 each
day, excluding taxes and other
fees.
FPL recognizes that for
some customers, even $4.23
per day can be a hardship. The
company has established pro-
grams to help customers on
limited or fixed incomes, such
as many seniors, with energy
assistance funding, weather-
ization repair, and more.
"Through a combination of
energy conservation pro-
grams, we hope we can make
a difference and help our cus-
tomers' manage through this
period of high fuel prices,"
said Ms. Santos. "We are com-
mitted to doing our part to
support families who are hav-
ing difficulty paying their elec-
tric bill."
Help is available for qualify-
ing customers through:

FPL's Care to

Share program
FPL has partnered with a
vast network of social service
organizations located through-
out our service territory to help
customers when job loss, ill-
ness or an accident strikes a
family or individual. Care To
Share provides one-time assis-
tance funds to customers in
crisis situations who are
unable to pay their electric bill.
In 2006, FPL shareholders are
contributing $1 million to Care
to Share. Since 1994, nearly
$7.2 million has been raised to
help more than 42,000 fami-
lies. Customers who would
like to join FPL in helping oth-
ers may do so by donating to
FPL's Care to Share program
on the monthly electric bill.
Access additional information
about Care to Share by visiting
www.FPL.com/community. .


FPL's 62Plus
program
This program extends the
payment due date one full
month for customers who rely
on fixed income payments,
regardless of age. Find out
more about this program at
www.FPL.com/residentiaV62p
lus.shtml.

Managing your
electric bill
FPL also offers customers a
Budget Billing program. Bud-
get Billing can help prevent
major fluctuations in the elec-
tric bill as it evens out your
energy costs throughout the
year so you pay about the
same amount each month.
While this program is not a
money-saving program, it is a
great way to manage the elec-
tric bill month-to-month. Cus-
tomers may sign-up for Budget
Billing at www.FPL.com.
Customers can also join the
On Call program and save
more than $100 a year. By
going "On Call," customers
agree to allow select major
appliances central air condi-
tioner and heater, water heater
or pool pump to be interrupted
for short periods of time. This
occurs only when absolutely
necessary to help FPL conserve
energy during times of very
heavy usage. In exchange for
making appliances available to
go On Call, FPL will credit the
customers' electric bill every
month even if the appliances
are never interrupted.
Customers are encouraged
to visit FPL.com for full infor-
mation on FPL's energy con-
servation and incentive pro-
grams or to learn more about
how fuel costs are impacting
electric bills. Additional infor-
mation is available on the
Internet at www.FPL.com,
www.FPLGroup.com and
www.FPLEnergy.com.


Attorney General awards more than $24 Million for crime


TALLAHASSEE Attorney
General Charlie Crist
announced that his office has
.awarded more than $24.3 mil-
lion in grants to private and
public agencies to help crime
victims throughout Florida.
The funds, provided through
the federal Victims of Crime
Act (VOCA), will provide
direct services to help victims
stabilize their lives.
VOCA grants are issued
annually and the latest round
of awards will assist victims in


each of Florida's 20 judicial
circuits, as well as partici-
pants in several statewide ini-
tiatives.
"Too often, innocent crime
victims have nowhere else to
turn for help; These grants
can provide a lifeline for those
who, through no fault of their
own, have become the victim
of crime," said Mr. Crist. "I am
pleased that we can offer
hope and comfort to victims
in their time of need."
The Attorney General's
Office has already awarded


232 grants totaling
$23,963,693, and another
$355,218 has been obligated
to other programs and will
soon be formally awarded.
The Victims of Crime Act
grants will be used for a wide
variety of programs for vic-
tims and survivors of domes-
tic violence, sexual assault,
child abuse, drunk driving,
murder and other crimes. The
grants will fund such activities
as domestic violence centers,
abuse shelters, sexual assault
and child abuse programs


and family counseling servic-
es, many by law enforcement
agencies and state attorney's
offices to fund local victim
services programs.
The Victims of Crime Act
was passed in 1984 to provide
federal funding to assist state,
local and private nonprofit
agencies to provide direct
services to crime victims. The
U.S. Department of Justice
provides VOCA money to the
states. Funds come from
fines, penalty assessments
and bond forfeitures from


convicted federal offenders.
Since its inception more
than two decades ago, VOCA
has provided $218,148,000 to
Florida for victim assistance
and another $87,446,000 for
crime compensation, bring-
ing the state a total of
$305,594,000 to help victims
of crime. A county-by-county
listing of this year's VOCA
grant recipients is available at:
http://myfloridalegal.com/
webfiles.nsf/WF/MRAY-6RZSP9/
$file/VOCA_list.pdf


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