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Title: The Clewiston news
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Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston, Fla.
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Publication Date: December 25, 2008
Copyright Date: 2008
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Clewiston


Serving America's Sweetest Town since 1928
umber 25 Thursday, Decer


News in
briefs


Visit the Downtown
Clewiston City
Market
The City Market, sponsored
by the Clewiston Chamber
of Commerce and the City of
Clewiston Recreation Depart-
ment, is located at the Civic Park
right in the middle of town.
The City Market will be held
on Jan. 17 and Feb. 21 from 8
a.m. to 12 noon.
We invite you to come to
Lhe City Market to visit with
your neighbors, meet our local
farmers and businesses, and
enjoy a morning of food, fun
and friendship.
If your pet is friendly, so are
we! Bring your furry well-be-
haved and leashed best friend
for a visit to the Market.
For vendor information
please contact the Clewiston
Chamber of Commerce at 863-
)83-7979 or the Youth Center at
363-983-1492.

Clewiston Sugar
Dolls classes offered
to residents
The Clewiston Sugar Dolls
Baton, Pom-pom and Dance
classes will be held every
Wednesday at Central Elemen-
Lary School.
The classes are from 3 p.m.
lo 4 p.m. Advanced classes are
from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The second class is also
for middle and high school
students. For more informa-
Lion please call Jackie Tucker
at 863-993-0083 or by fax 863-
393-9740.

Ladies VFW Dinners
held every
Wednesday night
The Ladies Auxiliary to the
VFW 4185 has Wednesday
Night Dinners to eat in or take
out, open to the public.
The menu is different each
week and dinners are available
from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a $7
donation.
You can call the Post at 863-
983-9748 to get the menu and
Lo place your order. The Post is
located at 501 S. Francisco St.,
Clewiston.


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44th bust: Sheriff stamps out 'grow semi'


Submitted to INI/HCSO
Hendry County Sheriff's Office investigators recovered a bounty of marijuana plants inside of a custom-made semi.
Investigators claim the semi was used to cultivate the plant for sale.



Almost 100 pounds of marijuana seized


By Jose Jesus
Zaragoza
Clewiston News
MONTURA -- After 43 grow
houses busted in the Hendry
County area, alleged drug traf-
fickers may be finding new
ways of escaping notice.
Which leads to the 44th
bust: The area's first grow
semi.
Confronted with the evi-
dence, the suspect, Rafael Diaz,
46, allegedly told law enforce-
ment officials that work in the
trucking industry had ground
to a halt, so he took up culti-
vating drugs to supplement his
income -- finding a novel way
to reuse of the tools of his for-
mer trade.
He now faces felony charg-
es of producing, trafficking and
possessing marijuana.


Investigators were tipped off
Dec. 17, when the local utility
company contacted the sher-
iff's office with information
that an illegal tap was occur-
ring at 225 Trebol, in Montura.
Detectives knew this as a
sign that they could be dealing
with a possible grow opera-
tion; which, running yards of
electrical devices used in the
cultivation of marijuana, re-
quires large amounts of elec-
tricity to power.
On the property, investiga-
tors found that a semi trailer
had been converted for use
in cultivating marijuana, and
featured a very intricate opera-
tion of electrical outlets, timers,
breakers, switches, 1,000-watt
grow lamps, and specially in-
sulated walls and ceilings, ac-
cording to detectives.


The rig apparently had its
own plumbing system, as well,
funneling much-needed water
to the plants being grown.
Nearby, a shed contained
more of the same.
The seizure proved a consid-
erable one, with the recovery
of nearly 100 pounds of mari-
juana -- made up of 686 stocks
between three and four feet in
length, and 45 live plants, 6 to
15 inches in length -- and a host
of narcotics equipment and
paraphernalia.
According to the report by
the Hendry County Sheriff's
Office, the suspect claimed he
would be receiving $15,000 for
the sale of the marijuana, but
he refused to say who he in-
tended it to sell it to.
He claimed to be acting
alone in the operation.


Initially cooperative, allow-
ing detectives to investigate his
home, the suspect reportedly
clammed up after being asked
about a phone recovered in
one of the grow rooms, and
investigators inquired about a
vacuum-sealed pack of mari-
juana buds.
Investigators say they even
recovered a calendar show-
ing grow cycles, with dates
marked clearly for harvesting
marijuana.
A shotgun with shotgun
shells found at the residence
was unofficially tracked back
to a stolen weapon from Kan-
sas City. The weapon, plants,
and equipment were secured,
while Diaz was placed in cus-
tody.
News Editor Jose Zaragoza
can be reached atjzaragoza@
newszap.com.


Submitted to INI/HCSO
A variety of marijuana plants and stock were recovered at a residence when deputies investigated a possible theft
of utilities reported by the local electrical company. The seizure yielded a number of illegal plants.


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Waking up, mother
of victim learns
the hard truth,
investigators say

By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
Clewiston News
CLEWISTON -- A man was
arrested, charged with lewd and
lascivious molestation against
a two-year-child. The suspect
claims he didn't do it, and blames
the child's mother for spreading
lies to get him in trouble.
Despite this, officials with
the Hendry County Sheriff's Of-
fice arrested Estehan Solano-
Vasquez, 35, of Clewiston, charg-
ing him with the felony offense.
The incident happened on
Dec. 20.
When officers arrived, the
woman pointed officers to the
bedroom. The door was locked,
and when officials kicked the
door open, they found the man
asleep on the bed.
The woman told officers she
had fallen asleep in a chair in the
living room along with her child,
and when she woke that morn-
ing, she found the man with his
hand down the two-year-old
girl's pants.
According to the report, when
the suspect noticed the mother,
he immediately pulled his hand
out.
"You can't do that. You are
not her father," the woman told
him.
The mother said the area
where the man had his hand on
the child was noticeably red and
irritated.
She left with her daughter,
reportedly to do some shop-
ping and look for another place
to live. When she returned, she
and the man were involved in a
physical altercation.
The suspect, who called the
sheriff's office, said the woman
had slapped him across his face
and then bit him three times, on
the arm, and twice on the chest.
He told deputies that he ran
behind a home on Davidson
Road, and was able to call 911
for help.
Hearing this, officers arrested
the child's mother for domes-
tic battery, a charge they later
See Charge Page 16


Kulpa disputes election


Kristina Kulpa, Hendry
County Property Appraiser,
announced the filing of her
election contest complaint
disputing the outcome of her
re-election bid conducted on
Tuesday, November 4, 2008.
Following the certification of
the results on November 14th,
Ms. Kulpa, on Monday, Novem-
ber 24th, filed her lawsuit with
the Circuit Court as required by
state law. Ms. Kulpa stated:
"If the election was not so
close, I would accept the final
results.
"However, because the
margin of victory was only five
votes and at least one criminal


complaint has been filed with
the Hendry County Sheriff's
office alleging gross irregulari-
ties in the voting, the people
of Hendry County deserve to
know whether this was a fair
and honest election."
Ms. Kulpa added:
"The integrity of Hendry
County elections must be main-
tained. Nothing is more impor-
tant than insuring that the will
of the voters is followed.
"Once that is determined,
I will abide by it, win lose or
draw."
With just five votes sepa-
rating her from her opponent,
Democrat Phillip Pelletier, Ms.


Kulpa demanded a recount af-
ter the Nov. 4 election. Mr. Pel-
letier had garnered 5,255 votes
to Ms. Kulpa's 5,250.
However, with some dif-
ferences in the count, the end
result was the same a separa-
tion of five votes with Mr. Pel-
letier winning.
After the recount, Ms. Kulpa
stated that she intends to pur-
sue any avenue she may find
saying, "I am not relinquishing
my job," she said.
"I still have the office. I do
not feel defeated."


Submitted to INI/HCSO
Toys for Tots
Sheriff Ronnie Lee happily helps during the Toys for Tots
distribution event in Hendry County.


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Arrest Report


This column lists arrests,
not convictions, unless
otherwise stated. Anyone
who is listed here and who
is later found not guilty, or
has the charges against them
dropped, is welcome to in-
form the newspaper. We will
confirm the information and
print it.

Diana Benjamin, 22
Belle Glade
*Violation of
probation. Sale
of Marijuana;
Sale of Cocaine
manufacture or
deliver
Arrested Dec. 18
No bond set

Timothy Allen, 23
'Belle Glade
SFlee/elude a police

-Traffic violation
driving while license
suspended habitual
offender
Arrested Dec 17
No bond set

Consuelo Salter, 32

*Belle Glade
SBurglary of an
unoccupied dwelling
unarmed
Arrested Dec 19
No bond has been
set


Alfred Wimberley, 69

*Pahokee
SMarijuana sell
schedule
Possession of
cocaine
Arrested Dec. 19
Bond has been set
to $10,000


Clewiston

Arrests

SEstehan Solano Vasquez,
age 35, was arrested Dec. 20 on
charges lewd and lasc. moles-
tation on a victim less than 12
years of age. Inv. Michael Quills
was the arresting officer.
i Jimmy R. Horace, age 53,
was arrested on Dec. 19 on
charges violation of probation
felony. Nathan Kirk was the ar-
resting officer.
-Rafael Diaz, age 46, was
arrested on Dec. 17 on charges
possession of marijuana 25
pounds or 300 plants, posses-
sion of narcotics equipment.
Inv. Brett Daley
*Morquita R. Bellinger, age
24, was arrested as a fugitive
from justice.
*Gregory Coleman, age 20,
was arrested on Dec. 16 on
charges violation of probation
felony. Deputy Jared Hunt was
the arresting officer.
-Alberto Alverado, age 28,
was arrested on Dec. 15 on
charges failure to appear.
*Romuald Claude, age 24,
was arrested on Dec. 15 on
charges burglary of a dwelling,
larceny theft.


Crime

Stoppers

PalmBeach
County
Sheriff's Of-
fice is seek-
ing assis
tance from
the public
in locating
the follow-
ing wanted Sophia Hill.
fugitive as of December 18.
Sophia Hill, 23, is a black
female with black hair and
brown eyes. She is 5 feet 6
inches tall and weighs approx
imately 130 pounds. She has
identifying marks on her neck
and right leg as tattoos.
Her last known address
is listed as S.W 6th St., Belle
Glade.
Hill is wanted on felony
charges violation of proba
tion: aggravated assault with a
weapon.
Anyone with information
on the whereabouts of this
wanted fugitive is asked to
contact the Crime Stoppers
at 1-800-458-TIPS (8477) or
online at www.crimestopper-
spbc.com.

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Darlene Britdus, 19

'Belle Glade
'Aggravated
assault with a
deadly weapon
without intent to kill
Arrested Dec. 19
No bond has been
set

James Wheeler, 69


-Belle Glade
'Nonmoving traffic
violation driving
while license is
suspended habitual
offender
Arrested Dec 22
Bond has been set
to $3,000


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*Belle Glade
* Robbery with no
firearm or weapon
'Larceny theft is
$300 or more but
less than $5,000
Arrested Dec. 20
Released Dec. 21
on $3,000 bond


Monique Vickers, 26


*Belle Glade
*Aggravated
assault with a
deadly weapon
Arrested Dec. 18
Released Dec. 19
under supervision


Derrick Bryant, 26
'Belle Glade
-Robbery by
sudden snatching
without a firearm or
weapon
*Aggravated battery
causing bodily harm
or disability
Arrested Dec. 16
No bond set

Nathaniel Waters, 31
-Belle Glade
'Possession of
marijuana over 20
grams
Possession of
marijuana with
intent to sell or
deliver schedule
Arrested Dec. 18
Released Dec. 19


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Vegetable Gardening


You may be experiencing
sticker shock in the produce de-
partment these days. It costs a lot
to bring vegetables all the way
from Colorado (the origin of my
bag of carrots) and Peru (the
onions). If you have a couple of
tomato plants and think that's all
you have room for think again.
It is possible to ramp up your
veggie production without taking
over the entire yard. This article is
about container gardening, but
using containers in a major way.
Containers are great for control-
ling nematodes and weeds and
providing a controlled environ-
ment for your produce and many
containers in a small space will
give you lots more great edibles.
Just follow the example of
Mr. M. T. Alden, a local gardener
who grows 36 full-size plants in
a vertical wall just ten feet long,
three feet wide and about six
feet tall. Mr. Alden is a container
gardening guru and a frequent
visitor to the Okeechobee Garden
Club. With thousands of plants in
hundreds of pots, just one of his
ten foot segments should grow
enough for a family. This wall of
vegetables is an attractive way to
mask unwanted views as well.
Hanging Around
Here is his method. M. T. plac-
es three 8-foot landscape timbers
in a row five feet apart. He buries
the posts 18 inches in the ground
after putting a notch in the top.
The notch holds one-inch pipe
at the top of the structure. This is
the pipe that holds the 18 ten-inch
pots in each section. That's saying
18 pots are hanging, but since he
puts six pots on the ground, that
would make 24 pots per 8 feet


row.
Pots are suspended, one un-
der the one above, for three lay-
ers. The pots are filled with a
lightweight artificial mixture of
manure, perlite and vermiculite.
Our garden guru uses composted
horse manure obtained from a
friend but you can also purchase
composted manure at most gar-
den centers. The other two ingre-
dients for this mix are easy to find
too.
Mr. Alden grows just about
all popular garden crops in his
intensive container gardens. The
ten-inch pots can accommodate
one large tomato plant. The to-
matoes are not staked and they
have plenty of room to produce.
One pepper plant can produce
lots of fruit also. Other alterna-
tives in a container are three
strawberry plants, three of beans
and peas, several large onions or
many, many scallions that can fit
in these pots. At the lower levels,
three sweet corn stalks can grow
upright from one pot or several
potatoes can be harvested in this
small size container.
Add up costs and benefits
In addition to saving space, this
gardening method gets fungus-
susceptible plants up where air
circulation is available reducing
the need for fungicides. Note that
this is also a good way to grow
cukes and melons too, although
you may need to support heavy
melons. Mr. Alden places them
near a fence to provide horizontal
supports for the vines.
There is an initial start-up cost
for this method-timbers, pipe,
pots and potting mix, but the cost
is pretty low. There are wholesale


suppliers for pots and timbers are
not expensive. It may be possible
to ask friends and neighbors or
see if growers may have lightly
used materials that they can give
you. Mr. Alden uses a drip irriga
tion system but a watering can
would suffice for a small garden.
If you are interested in learning
more about this gardening meth-
od, please contact the Extension
office. We are thinking about a
series of vertical gardening work-
shops if there are some takers.
There is still time this season to
grow some cool-season crops
and warm-season crops like to-
matoes can be planted up to
March. That will help fill up your
table and leave you plenty of pro-
duce for that Blue ribbon exhibit
for the Okeechobee County Fair!
Holiday Plant Columns
If you would like to read up
on holiday plants, please check
our home page on the internet:
http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu It
now has an index to some of the
holiday plant articles I've written
over the years. If you don't have
a computer, stop by or call and
we can print and send or fax you
these holiday treats!
If you need additional infor-
mation on container gardening,
please email us at okeechobee@
ifas.ufl.edu or call us at 863-763-
6469. In Highlands County call
863-402-6540 and in Glades Coun-
ty call 863-946-0244. Okeechobee
residents can stop by our office at
458 Hwy 98 North in Okeecho-
bee, and visit our Okeechobee
County Master Gardeners from I
to 3 PM on Tuesday afternoons.
Merry Christmas, and Go Gators!


Realtors give big to the needy


On Wednesday, December 17
2008 the Realtors Association of
the Palm Beach hosted a Holiday
Membership Appreciation Party
to thank the membership for
it's support throughout the year.
Admission was a to for tots and
one food item. With the holiday
spirit in abundance.. over 300
toys were collected for the "Toys
for Tots" campaign for the U.S.
Marines and more than 90 bags
of groceries was collected for
the Lord's Place Joshua House
in Boynton Beach. "We are so
pleased and honored to be able
to give to the surrounding com-
munities that we serve" stated
Eric Sain, 2009 RAPB President
"This really shows that know
matter what is happening in the
local Real Estate Marke RAPB
members give with their hearts
to the greater good", Sain contin-
ued.
The Realtors Association of
the Palm Beaches represents


over 8,000 real estate profession-
als and is dedicated to preserving
the vitality of Palm Beach Coun-
ty's real estate market, our quality
of life and private property rights.
Ropnltnr -- A rpoitorld rnllPrtivP


membership mark that identifies
a real estate professional who is a
member of the National Associa-
tion of Realtors and subscribes to
its strict Code of Ethics.


Submitted photo
Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches CEO John Mike
and 2009 President Eric Sain flanked by Marines who gath-
ered over 600 toys for Toys for Tots at the Realtors event.


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HENDRY COUNTY BOARD

OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS NOTICE

OF CHANGE TO

PERMITTED USES IN

CERTAIN ZONING

CATEGORIES


The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners
proposes to adopt the following by ordinance:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY
COUNTY FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY
COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, MORE
SPECIFICALLY TABLE 53-1 TABLE OF USE
REGULATIONS, TO PROHIBIT AGRICULTURE
IN RG-1, RG-1M, RG-2, RG-2M, RG-3, RG-3M,
AND RG-4, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY
PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION
IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A public hearing on the ordinance will be held on
January 13, 2009, at 5:05 p.m., at the Clewiston City
Hall, Commission Room, 115 West Ventura Avenue,
Clewiston, Florida.

All persons wishing to be heard on this issue may
appear at said meeting. If a person decides to appeal
any decision made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or
she will need a record of the proceedings, and that,
for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.

A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for
inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30
a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the Clerk, 2nd
Floor, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East
Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida.

Janet B. Taylor, Chair
HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS


The family of Michael Clark would like to thank
everyone for their support during the loss of our
dear Mike. The phone calls, visits, prayers, food,
and flowers are all greatly appreciated. We will
miss Mike daily, but knowing there are those who
care will help to get through this difficult time.
There have been several people to ask what they
can do to help the family out. Mike had no insurance,
so anyone desiring to make a donation/contribution
can do so to Akin-Davis Funeral Home or Betty Clark.

Thank you again for all of your support.
Betty Clark and Tanya Clark Reyes





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Thursday, December 25, 2008
or January 1, 2009 due to the
Christmas and New Year's day
holidays.
Normal pick up will resume
the next scheduled day. Transfer
stations in both Clewiston and
LaBelle will also be closed.
Please call 863-675-5252 if you
have any questions.

Pre-file for Ag
Classification
The Hon. Kristina A. Kulpa,
Hendry County Property Apprais-
er, announces that her office is
now taking pre-files for 2009 for
the Agriculture Classification.
Do You Have a Commercial
Ag Business? Have you recently
made any changes to this busi-
ness/land? If you answered yes
then here are a few things you
MUST remember.
*Agricultural Classifications
are not transferable.
*New owners of agricultural
lands must apply in order to re-
ceive an agricultural classifica-
tion
*lf the status of the land
changes in any way, it is the re-
sponsibility of the taxpayer to
notify our office.
If you have any questions or
concerns regarding Agricultural
Classification please feel free to
contact Karen Robinson, our
Agriculture Specialist, at 863-
675-5270 or visit our web site at
www.hendryprop.org.

File for 2009 Tax
Savings Early
Honorable Kristina Kulpa
would like all Hendry County
property owners to know that
the deadline for filing any 2009
Homestead Exemption, limited
income Senior Exemption or Ag-
ricultural Classification is March
2, 2009. Ms. Kulpa wants every-
one to be sure that they apply for
these benefits before the dead-
line so her office is now accept-
ing applications for early filing of
your 2009 homestead and porta-
bility benefits.
Avoid the rush in January
and February when Senior Ex
emption (limited income) and
the Agricultural classification
applications will begin to be ac-
cepted.
You can go to our website
www.hendryprop.org and down-
load your application form. By
doing this you will be sure that
you have all necessary docu
ments with you when you come
to the office to apply. Our offices
in Clewiston and LaBelle are
open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday thru Friday. If you need
additional information you can
call 863-983-1591 in Clewiston
and 863-675-5270 in Labelle.


Thursday, December 25, 2008


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee

Clubs and organizations


GED testing dates
The Clewiston Adult School
will be offering GED testing Jan.
26, 27, and 28. Pre-registration is
required. If you have any ques-
tion please contact the Clewiston
Adult School at 863 983 1511 for
more info. Thank you for your
time and consideration.

Classes offered at
Adult School
We will be offering another
substitute teacher, computer
class, and a conversation spanish
the second week of January. Sign
up at the Clewiston Adult School.
If you have any question please
contact the Clewiston Adult
School at 863-983-1511 for more
information.


Youth ball registration
Baseball and softball registra-
tion will be held at the Clewiston
Youth Center Monday thru Friday
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Installation Ceremony
The County Commissioners
and newly Re-Elected County
Officials of Glades County will
hold their Installation Ceremony
on Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Doyle
Conner Center at 7 p.m. County
Commissioners Butch Jones; Dis-
trict 1, Paul Beck; District 3, and
Bob Giesler; District 5, along with
Sheriff Stuart Whiddon, Clerk
of Courts Joe Flint, Property Ap-
praiser Larry Luckey, Tax Collec-
tor Gail Jones, and Supervisor of
Elections Holly Whiddon will be
sworn into office. Everyone is


General News and Information


Submitted photo

Read with Santa
A read with Santa event was held at the Clewiston Library.
Gift bags were given out with a copy of "Twas the Night
Before Christmas," a key chain and a frisbee for each
child. The children who attended also had the opportu-
nity to tell Santa what was on their Christmas list. Cookies
were also served.


Submitted photo

Generous donations
Salvation Army director Billy Fields holds up a donated
bicycle. The shelves were empty of toys before a delivery
from collections made by area groups and individuals.


Local Weather Forecast
Weather Forecast for Hendry County from the National Weather
Service.
Clewiston and surrounding areas:
Christmas Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind be-
tween 7 and 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind
between 8 and 11 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind around 10
mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind
around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a
high near 80.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear
with a low around 61.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a
high near 80.


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Pre-file now for 2009
The Honorable Kristina Kul-
pa, Property Appraiser, would
like to remind you that you can
pre-file for your 2009 tax exemp-
tions now. You do not have to
wait until January 2, 2009 to file.
If you file early you can avoid the
rush, the waiting in line and per-
haps even forgetting to file and
missing out on the exemption.
Both of our office locations
maintain the same hours 8:30
a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through
Friday. Please stop by during
those hours and put your filing
for tax exemptions behind you.
If you have any questions on
pre-filing for 2009 you can call
our office in LaBelle at 863-675-
5270 or toll free in Clewiston at
863 983-3178. You can also go to
our website www.hendryprop.
org for additional information.

The Caloosa Humane
Society has 'School
Year Hours'
Please make note of the busi-
ness hours change as follows:
*Tuesday through Friday: 12
p.m. to 5 p.m.
*Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Surgery days will remain the
same as always:
*8 a.m. to 9a.m. drop off of
scheduled pets for surgery
*2 p.m. to 4 p.m. pick-up of
pets after surgery
Surgery dates are posted in
the lobby of the shelter, on the
Web-site and in return auto-re-
sponse e-mails. Thank you and
we hope to see you all at the
shelter soon!

Sponsor a pet
People who love pets but can-
not adopt one for one reason or
another now have another way
to help. Caloosa Humane Soci-
ety has just added a feature to its
pet list on Petfinder.com called
Sponsor a Pet.
With a simple click of a but-
ton, a visitor can make a dona-
tion to a pet's care. To see pets
available to sponsor, visit www.
dogncat.petfinder.com.

Addiction recovery
help
Narconon reminds parents
that during the summer months,
children are more apt to let bore
dom set in and drugs and alcohol
can work into their lives. To help
your child this summer, learn to
recognize the signs of drug and
alcohol addiction and get the help
they need.
If you or someone you know
is struggling with an addiction,
call Narconon. Narconon offers
free addiction counseling, assess
ments, and referrals to rehabilita-
tion centers nationwide by calling
1-800-468-6933 or logging onto
www.stopaddiction.com.


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cordially invited to attend.

A.A. and NA. Meetings
A.A. and N.A. meetings are
being held regularly on Mondays
and Thursdays beginning at 7
p.m. These meetings will be held
at the Clewiston Gospel Ministries
on 6800 Flaghole Rd. For further
information please contact Gene
at 863-983-4437.

Guardian ad Litems
needed
You're the only one who ever
listened to me or asked my opin-
ion. --Andrea, 8, said that during
her GALs monthly visit
Are you flexible, open minded


and interested in advocating for
a child? Only 65 percent of Hen-
dry 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 op-
portunity to be a champion for an
abused, neglected or abandoned
child in court and within the com-
munity-strongly supported by
program staff.
New Guardian ad Litem vol-
unteer training begins soon in
LaBelle.
For information, to apply, or
to ask how your business or or-
ganization can help, call 863-234-
9506.


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Thursday, December 25, 2008 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 5


Dreams of


reaching the Fi
willed its way to a stirring 53-51
comeback victory, highlighted by
a late-game, uncontested dunk by
Dexter Holmes to seal the deal.
S "A game is 32 minutes long
and you have to play all the way
until the end," James said of the
Pahokee game.
"Pahokee played a good game,
I just think our kids were looking
forward to the district tourna-
..,, Not only did Glades Central
look forward to the district, but
they stormed through the tourna-
ment, posting three straight wins
en route to the District 14-4A title,
which was held at Okeechobee

The Raiders defeated Jensen
Beach in the Feb. 5 quarterfinal
matchup, 49-37, while moving on
to defeat host Okeechobee in the
Feb. 8 semifinal game, 62-41.
In the Feb. 9 championship
contest, Glades Central defeated
Santaluces, 67-43 to take home
the district trophy.
Now, as Glades Central looks
to win back-to-back titles, they
just need to stick to their strengths,
fense, scoring at will and control-
"........... their liking.
Feeding off their ever-growing
fan base will be another key, as
well, since this season's district
tournament will be held at Glades
... .: Central High School from Feb.


INI/Naji Tobias
Glades Central Raiders junior forward/center Clive Walford
leads the team in scoring (16.1 points per game) and in re-
bounding (14.8 ppg) heading into tomorrow's Derek Harper
Classic Holiday Tournament.


Glades Central hopes
to make it a reality,
capped with a state
championship

By Naji Tobias
The Sun
BELLE GLADE Move over,
Glades Central Raiders football.
The boys basketball program
now takes center stage and is
poised to make the most of it.
Widely considered as one of
Palm Beach County's top team,
Edwin James, the second-year
head coach, aims to build on the
accomplishments made in his
inaugural campaign, which was
nothing short of impressive.
The Raiders, who won the Dis-
trict 14-4A tournament this past
February, were just one game
short of reaching the Class 4A
state Final Four last season.
The team, which featured
the likes of Eddie Poole, Clive
Walford, Deandre Holley, Rant-
avious Wooten, Antwon Chisolm,
among others, lost 79-55 in the
Class 4A regional finals to Miami-
Monsignor Pace.
Though that collection of
athletes were defeated by the
eventual Class 4A state winner -
Monsignor Pace is the two-time
defending Class 4A champions
- Glades Central more than held
its own in the fast-paced contest,
holding a 20-19 lead entering the
second quarter.
But after Poole, got into early
foul trouble, the Raiders suddenly
fell behind and never recovered,
as they couldn't stop the scoring
duo of Ray Shipman and Raheem
Buckles, who combined for 55
points and 22 rebounds.
"Our guys didn't have experi-
ence playing in situations like that
and Miami Pace took advantage
of that," James said.
If Glades Central wants to
make it to Lakeland this season,
they'll likely have to avenge last
season's defeat to the power-
house team, which will be led by
Buckles, considered by some as
one of the nation's top players.
That's actually James's top
goal for the season, though he
knows in order to get there, other
business must be handled before
the Class 4A playoffs.


"Nobody expected us to do
what we did last season," James
said.
"Just getting that far was an ac-
complishment in itself, especially
coming off the {4- 22} season we
had two years ago."
Here's a detailed look at this
season's Glades Central boys bas-
ketball team:
Glades Central Raiders
Head Coach: Edwin James
(second season)
Last season's final record:
19-8 (won District 14-4A; lost, 79-
55, to Miami-Monsignor Pace in
Class 4A regional finals)
Current record as of today:
7-1 (4-1 in District 14-4A play)
Top players: Jr. F/C Clive
Walford, Jr. PG Antwon Chisolm,
Sr. SG Rantavious Wooten, Jr. SG/
SF Demetrius Evans, Jr. PF Jamar-
ian Phillips
Newcomers: Sr. SF James
West, Jr. G Fred Pickett, Soph. C
Kelvin Benjamin
Glades Central seems to have
a competitive schedule on its
hands, as they will be playing the
likes of Palm Beach County pow-
ers Dwyer, Palm Beach Lakes,
Santaluces and Seminole Ridge
next month.
Those four teams are expected
to be among the best in the coun-
ty all season long.
Interestingly, the Raiders will
be on the road against Dwyer and
Palm Beach Lakes toward the
end of the regular season; those
are the last two games before the
regular season finale against Pa-
hokee.
"If we want to be the best,
we have to beat the best," James
said.
"It will be a good measuring
stick for us to see where we're at
come playoff time. We should be
playoff-ready after playing these
teams."
Speaking of the Pahokee Blue
Devils, Glades Central will be
competing in a home-and-home
series against their archrivals,
who they were 1-1 against last
season.
After blowing out the Blue
Devils in its 65-49 home win on
Jan. 10, Glades Central seemed
well on its way in repeating that
feat in the Feb. 2 regular-season
finale.
But Pahokee, on its home floor,


Details of the district tourna-
ment will be made available to-
ward the end of the regular sea-
son.
Here's Glades Central's 2008-
2009 schedule:
Nov. 24 Royal Palm
Beach (W, 76-60)
Nov. 25 Palm Beach
Central (W, 49-43)
Dec. 1 Lincoln Park
(W, 67-48)
Dec. 3 Wellington (W,
50-49)
Dec. 5 Jensen Beach
(W, 58-43)
Dec. 9 Forest Hill (W,
51-47)
Dec. 16 Fort Pierce
Westwood (L, 64-59)
Dec. 19 Suncoast (W,
52-50)
Dec. 26-29 Derek Harper
Classic @ Palm Beach
Lakes High School
Jan. 6 Seminole Ridge
(Away)
Jan. 9 Jensen Beach
(Away)
Jan. 10 Pahokee
(Away)
Jan. 13 Santaluces
(Away)
Jan. 15 Okeechobee
(Home)
Jan. 16 Lincoln Park
(Away)
Jan. 20 Forest Hill
(Home)
Jan. 23 Fort Pierce
Westwood (Home)
Jan. 24 Suncoast
(Home)
Jan. 27 Palm Beach
Lakes (Away)
Feb. 3 Dwyer (Away)
Feb. 7 Pahokee (Home;
regular-season finale)
Feb. 9-14: DISTRICT
14-4A TOURNAMENT
AT GLADES CENTRAL
Note: All district opponents
are in bold format.
The season schedule is no-
table not just for the teams that
are on it.
It's also noteworthy for one
team in particular that isn't.
That would be perennial
archrival Clewiston, which breaks
a home-and-home series tradition
these two teams had in the past
20 years.
James said scheduling con-
flicts played a significant role in
the omission, citing that he had
room for only one game with
Clewiston, pending the final out-
come.
"Clewiston didn't want to
come to Glades Central and play,"
James said.
"They wanted us to go over
there. I'm sure we'll play a home-
and-home with Clewiston next
year."
Or maybe even sooner.
Both teams are in Class 4A and
have a good chance of making it
to the state playoffs.
The probability of a post-sea-
son matchup is not high, given
the fact that Glades Central is in
Region 4 and Clewiston is in Re-
gion 3.
For the two teams to meet, they
would have to play each other in
the Class 4A state semifinals.
It would be a dream Class 4A
state Final Four pairing in Lake-
land, something that has never
happened before.
ButJames is thinking about the
Derek Harper Classic right now,
especially when the eight-team
tournament begins tomorrow.
The field includes Pompano
Beach-Ely, Santaluces, Palm
Beach Lakes, Atlantic, Miami
Lakes, Mirimar and Glades Day.
James doesn't know much
about any of the teams, other
than district foe Santaluces.


[nal Four
But he does know one thing
and will stick to the concept for
the Derek Harper Classic.
"Any given night, you can be
beat by anyone," James said.
"We need to play hard from
start to finish each game."
Here's the games that will be
played tomorrow at Palm Beach


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Santaluces vs. Mirlmar
@ 6 p.m.
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Atlantic @ 7:30 p.m. TU
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Glades Central-Miami Lakes win-
ner will play in the semifinals
against the Santaluces-Mirimar She
winner.
At 7:30 p.m., the Glades Day- 863
Ely winner faces off against the
Palm Beach Lakes-Atlantic win- Dr. B
ner in the second semifinal.
The championship game will
be played on Monday, Dec. 29 at
7:30 p.m.
It's improbable that a Glades
Central-Glades Day champion-
ship matchup will happen.
But given the fact this will be
one of those very rare opportuni-
ties the two teams have to play
each other, James would be hap-
py to see it happen. Du
"That would be a great match-
up for this area," he said.
"People would know that we r
have basketball in the Glades and 8 a
not just football."
Here's hoping that the Derek
Harper Classic championship tro-
phy comes home to the Glades
on Dec. 29. We
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be
reached at ntobias@newszap.conm.












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We invite you to take a closer look at G lades General
Hospital. we continue to provide quality healthcare, courteous
and attentive staff right here at home, but to serve you even better,
we have made a few changes:


* Our new Fast Track Program,
within our Emergency
Department, is designed to
decrease waiting tdine. Under
the direction of an Emergency
Department doctor, nurse
practitioners and physician
assistants are able to evaluate,
treat and discharge patients
with less-emergent needs.


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6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee Thursday, December 25, 2008



Lauer raises awareness for Hospice


Submitted to INI
Matt Lauer, center, is joined by Dave Fielding, left, and Vicki Rautbord during the 11th Annual
Jay Robert Lauer Golf Tournament in West Palm Beach.


11th Annual Jay
Robert Lauer Golf
Tournament and
Ermenegildo Zagna
evening
NBC Today Show co-anchor
Matt Lauer celebrated the 11th
Anniversary of the Jay Robert
Lauer Golf Tournament and
Ermenegildo Zegna Evening with
600 supporters including Bryant


Gumbel, Michelle McGann, Paul
Szep and Steve Walsh December
12-13, 2008 at The Breakers Palm
Beach.
In appreciation for the sup-
port given to his father and his
family, Matt has spent the last 11
years supporting Hospice of Palm
Beach County and doing whatev-
er he can to increase awareness
and the benefits of Hospice care.
Proceeds of more than $1.75
million have been raised from this
event over the years, significantly


benefiting Hospice of Palm Beach
County's patient care programs.
The two-day golf tournament
hosted 200 players on The Break-
ers Ocean Golf Course.
First place of the golf tourna-
ment went to foursome: Dan
Wolansky, Bob Killian, Craig
Russey and John Tolan.
On Saturday, guests of the
Ermenegildo Zegna Evening
enjoyed a reception and silent
auction, followed by dinner and
dancing to Wes Cox and Encore.


A highlight of the evening was
the presentation to Matt Lauer of
a portrait of his father Bob drawn
by two-time Pulitzer Prize win-
ning cartoonist Paul Szep.
Debbie Rosamelia won the
two-year lease on a BMW 128i
Coupe donated by Braman Mo-
torcars, Palm Beach.
Vicki Rautbord served as chair-
woman of the event. Sponsors in-
cluded AT&T; Dignity Memorial;
Humana; Patricia E. Thorne;
Ermenegildo Zegna; The Breakers
Palm Beach; Braman Motorcars;
A. Marek Fine Jewelry; Agents
Marketing Group; Sapoznik Insur-
ance & Associates, Inc.; JFK
Medical Center Foundation;
Steven and Cathy Moore; Dan E.
and Valerie Young; and Media
Sponsors: WPTV NewsChan-
nel 5, The Palm Beach Post, ESPN
Radio 760, The Palm Beach
Daily News and Palm Beach
Life.
For more information, please
contact Hospice of Palm Beach
County toll free at 888-848-5200
or visit www.hpbc.com
About Hospice of Palm Beach
County:
Hospice of Palm Beach Coun-
ty, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit orga-
nization is dedicated to meeting
every need of patients and fami-
lies faced with advanced illness.
The organization offers a com-
prehensive range of programs
and services from nationally
recognized hospice care to music
therapy, massage and loss-specif-
ic healing services.
Full bereavement support is


offered to hospice families and
to anyone in the community in
need.
Care is provided wherever
the patient is the home, skilled
nursing or assisted living facility,
hospital or hospice inpatient unit,
including the C.W Gerstenberg
Hospice Center in West Palm
Beach, the Jay Robert Lauer Hos-
pice and Palliative Care Unit at
JFK Medical Center, the Bethesda
Memorial Hospice and Palliative
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rial Hospital, and the Hospice
and Palliative Care Units at Delray
Medical Center, Good Samaritan
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The organization is sensitive
to and respectful of religious, cul-
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Outstanding Alumnus Award
Hendry Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that, recently, Toni Couse, Director
of Physical Therapy Dynamics, was awarded the 2008 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
by the University of Florida (College of Public Health and Health Professions). She was
recognized for her excellence in professional practice and exceptional leadership in the
advancement of the health professions. Toni Couse owns and operates Physical Therapy
Dynamics, which provides physical and occupational therapy to patients in the hospital,
at her Clewiston office and at the Convenient Care Center in LaBelle. Craig Cudworth,
CEO of Hendry Regional Medical Center says, "Toni was very deserving of this most pres-
tigious award, and we are quite fortunate to have her as a leader at our hospital." Pictured
from left to right: Krista Vandenborne (University of Florida Physical Therapy Chair), Toni
Couse (Owner and Director of Physical Therapy Dynamics in Clewiston, Florida), and Mi-
chael G. Perri, Interim Dean (UF College of Public Health and Health Professions).


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Glades Health Care
On Saturday, Dec. 13 the employees and their families from Zachary Construction visited
the residents of Glades Health Care Center in Pahokee. They brought gifts of all types and
left no one without a visit, card, or present. This is the second year in a row that Zachary
Construction employees have visited Glades Health Care Center.


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Thursday, December 25, 2008 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 7


The Mayaimis Indian Nation


Fort Center Mounds

By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum
A thin, yellowish substance lay
sandwiched between the lime-
stone formations and the sandy
soils, marking the retreat of a pre-
historic sea.
The yellow substance ran
serpentine along the banks of
Fisheating Creek.
Its golden color radiated in the
dark eyes of the Mayaimis wom-
an, whose slender brown hands
dug the yellow, mineral rich soil
from its ancient resting place and
stored it in palmetto woven bas-
kets.
The burdened baskets of yel-
low soil were carried up the creek
embankment to a mound where
other women were already mix-
ing some extracted soils.
Water was added to the soil,
forming a mixture that had the
consistency of thick, yellow
cream.
The substance was strained
through woven mats and left to
dry in earthen pots.
Weeks later, solid, pliable clay
formed in the bottom of the pots.
Nimble fingers mixed sand
with the pliable clay and formed
ceremonial pipes with figurines
that dried in the sun.
Wood was placed around the
clay pipe figurines, and a fire ig-
nited.
Likened to a phoenix ris-
ing from the flames, the yellow
earthen forms turned a chocolate
brown as the hot flames breathed
life into them.
This tale describes one method
the Mayaimis Indians may have


used when making clay pots and
ceremonial objects.
It's time to take "A Walk in The
Past" and review some of the ce-
ramics found in the mounds of a
bygone Mayaimis town.
All of the bowls made by the
"Belle Glade Culture" and other
Indian cultures in Florida were
simple and unlike the more elab-
orate bowls made north of the
Florida peninsula.
Anthropologists wonder if this
"Florida Bowl tradition" indicates
a relationship with the early Indi-
an cultures found in Central and
South America.
This suggestion is an educated
guess, but remains another un-
solved mystery in Florida's an-
thropology.
The Mayamis Indian's "Belle
Glade Culture" is characterized
by the pottery they used: "Belle
Glade Plain" and "Glades Plain."
A characteristic that distin-
guishes these pottery styles is the
sandy, scratched surface of the
vessels.
The pottery varied in size ( 8"
to 15" ) and was plain and un-
decorated.
Both styles are found at Fort
Center.
Pottery shards (fragments)
vary in color; Early "Belle Glade
Plain" shards are in the gray-
brown-black range and later pe-
riod shards are off white to dirty,
light grey.
The early "Belle Glade Plain"
shards are thick and readily iden-
tified by their reddish, brown
color.
There were other pottery styles
found at Fort Center. Some of the
pottery was more decorative than
the "Belle Glade Plain" or "Glades


Plain."
These pottery styles included;
St. Johns Check Stamped, Crystal
River series and others.
All were items that had been
traded from as far away as north
Florida.
So, why do you reckon those
Mayaimis traded their hard earned
furs and venison for more pots?
Time changes, but people re-
main the same.
No doubt, those lovely wives
in that bygone era consulted with
their husbands for some of the
nicer decor potteries found in ole
Paris (North Florida) to fancy up
their kitchens.
Archeologists, William H.
Sears and his team, recovered 74
fragments of pottery pipes that
represented a minimum of 50
pipes.
Most of the pipes were plat-
form pipes with different styles
and figurines.
A platform pipe had a figure
perched on the curved base of
the pipe.
The pipes were molded from
clay with a reed placed in the cen-
ter of the pipe stem.
When fired, the reed burned
out and left a hollow stem.
Mr. Sears noted that the pipes
were found at a single mound lo-
cation, in the same time period.
He thinks they were used as
ceremonial pipes.
Smoking was an important
part of Indian religious ceremo-
nies and magic.
Many different plants were
used for smoking.
A plant called "Nicotiana Rus-
tica" was probably the tobacco
used by the Mayaimis.
Anthropologists believe it


originated in Central and South
America.
It has three or four times the
nicotine found in "Nicotiana Ta-
bacum," the tobacco used today.
There will be more Tall Tales
about the Mayaimis Indian town
at Fort Center in next week's edi-
tion of 'A Walk in The Past."
This article can come alive for
you and your families on January
10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. when
the Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-
servation Commission host a
grand opening at Fort Center.
The fort site is located close to
Lakeport on S.R. 78.
Everyone is invited and the ac-
tivities are free.
Activities will include: swamp
buggy hayrides, presentation on
Fort Center history, music, ar-
chery, live reptile displays, and
hands-on lessons in native craft.
Please bring old photos of
Fisheating Creek and share your
stories about the creek with the
Clewiston Museum at Fort Cen-
ter's grand opening.
Take a moment to stop by the
Clewiston Museum booth and tell
your "Tall Tales."
I hope you have enjoyed this
story.
Contact the Clewiston Mu-
seum if you have questions, arti-
facts, pictures, or a "Whale of a
Tale" that you would like to share.
The Museum's hours are from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday.
Butch Wilson is the Clewiston Mu-
seum Director. He can be reached
at clewistonmuseum@embarqmail.
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Corps adjusts Lake 0 releases


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Jacksonville District began redis-
tributing Lake Okeechobee water
releases today, Dec. 15.
Starting at 7 a.m., water man-
agers discontinued releases to
the St. Lucie Canal and adjusted
the constant release to the Caloo-
sahatchee Estuary from 450 to
650 cubic feet per second (cfs)
as measured from W.P Franklin
Lock and Dam (S-79).
The adjustments help main-
tain salinity concentrations in
both estuaries, which are appro-
priate for sustaining the health of
the estuary.
The lake stage today is 14.17
feet (NGVD), more than a foot
below where it was after Tropical
Storm Fay occurred in September,
and about four feet higher than it
was a year ago.
In determining whether releas-


es from Lake Okeechobee should
or should not be made, water
managers look at a variety of fac-
tors. For example, it appears that
low-level releases of 200 cfs to the
St. Lucie Canal are not needed for
the environmental health of the
estuary at this time. On the other
hand, the adjustment will provide
benefits to the Caloosahatchee.
The health of Lake Okeecho-
bee is rebounding well as wa-
ter levels slowly recede, and the
current lake level does not pose
a threat to the Herbert Hoover
Dike. In addition, the long-term
weather forecast indicates the
possibility of a drier than normal
dry season this year.
"Given these conditions, we
have determined that releasing an
additional 200 cfs via the Caloosa-
hatchee rather than releasing
it to the east helps provide ad-
ditional benefits," said Col. Paul


Grosskruger, Jacksonville District
commander. "We will always
work hard to strike a balance in
a system that must support mul-
tiple purposes."
The releases measured at the
S-79 will take into consideration
basin inflow into the Caloosa-
hatchee from Moore Haven (S-77)
to the W.P. Franklin (S-79).
After a two-year study, in April
2008 the Corps approved a new
regulation schedule that balanced
often-conflicting water needs in
South Florida. Under the 2008
LORS, water managers try to
maintain Lake Okeechobee with-
in the preferred range, between
12.5 to 15.5 feet throughout the
year.
"From all reports, Lake
Okeechobee is rebounding from
two years of drought and many
years of high water that's great
news for the lake, lakeside com-


munities and recreationalists who
come from all over the country,"
Grosskruger said.
On Sept. 6, 2008, the Corps
made its first water releases from
Lake Okeechobee under the 2008
LORS after the 720-square-mile
lake rose more than four feet in
30 days, due primarily to Tropical
Storm Fay rainfall.
For more information, please
call the Jacksonville District Cor-
porate Communication Office at
904-232-1953.
Interested parties can also
learn more about water level data
and flows for Lake Okeechobee
and the Central and Southern
Florida Project by visiting www.
saj.usace.army.mil, go to Popular
Pages, and scroll down to Water
Management.


Corps closes sections of Lake 0 Trail


Temporary measure
required for
construction
progress

Clewiston, FI-Eastern sections
of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic
Trail are temporarily closed until
further notice while construction
continues on the Herbert Hoover
Dike.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engi-
neers has closed the trail in two
locations: a 9-mile stretch from
Port Mayaca to Canal Point, and a
9.8-mile stretch from Pahokee to
Belle Glade, while three construc-
tion crews install cutoff wall with-
in the dike to prevent erosion.


"Safeguarding the public is our
highest priority that's the num-
ber one reason we're rehabilitat-
ing the dike," said Ingrid Bon,
project manager for the Herbert
Hoover Dike (HHD).
"While this construction is
ongoing, we also want to ensure
the safest conditions possible at
these work sites not only for the
public, but for the workers there,
too."
Three Corps contractors be-
gan preparations for installing the
cut-off wall in October along the
southeast shore of Lake Okeecho-
bee, between Port Mayaca and
Belle Glade.
The Corps considers this 22-
mile stretch, called Reach 1, the
most vulnerable section of the
143-mile dike.


Bon says the Corps is leaving
the central portion of the trail in
Reach 1 open, from Pahokee to
Canal Point.
Since there will not be work in
that section of the dike for a while
yet, foot traffic and bicyclists can
use the trail there.
There are no dike access points
north of Canal Point to Sand Cut.
Recreationists who want to tra-
verse the whole trail distance with
minimal obstruction can take
Highway 715, which parallels the
dike/trail for 22 miles from Port
Mayaca to Belle Glade.
Thousands of visitors each
year enjoy the trail for walking,
hiking, rollerblading, bicycle and
horseback riding.
More than half of the 110-mile
trail is paved, and the remainder


consists of a two-track gravel
roadway on top of the Herbert
Hoover Dike.
Corps contractors installing
the cutoff wall will return the
dike, including sections of the
trail that are not paved, to its pre-
construction condition.
For more information, con-
tact the South Florida Operations
Office at 863-983-8101, or go to
www.saj.usace.army.mil.
For dike information, go to
'Hot Topics' in the right column,
click Herbert Hoover Dike; for rec-
reation, go to the top 'How do I',
click 'Find a Recreation Area', and
in the right column, click Trails.
For more information about
Jacksonville District's activities,
visit our website at: http://www.
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By Brenda Barnes
Nibble here -- nibble there --
nibble-nibble everywhere! The
holiday season gives us plenty
of opportunities to nibble on all
sorts of goodies.
You might be baking cookies,
making candy, or cooking a com-
plete holiday meal, but please
remember that each time you
"taste" something, those are add-
ed calories. Calories may be the
last thing that you want to hear
about just before the big holiday,


but a nibble here and a nibble
there will add up to a lot of extra
calories before you realize it.
It's okay to eat some of your
favorite foods during the holiday
season, but try not to go over-
board. Try to plan ahead.
Decide what foods are your
favorites and what foods you can
do without. Don't be afraid to
say "no." If your Mom or Grand-
mother begs you to try all of their
hearty dishes, just tell them that
you want to save your taste buds
for your favorites.


Don't skip meals! You need to
keep your body satisfied so that
you don't over indulge at the end
of the day.
Drink plenty of water and
munch on something healthy
before starting to cook or before
attending any parties.
Try to keep yourself busy by
talking with family and friends
instead of focusing on the table
full of goodies. If you do happen
to splurge one day, it doesn't have
to sabotage your entire holiday
healthy eating plan.


Accept the choices that you
made and start fresh the next day
without feeling guilty and give it
your best.
Happy Holidays and remem-
ber, be healthy and be happy!
(Brenda Barnes is the Public
Information Officer and Plan-
ning Consultant for the Hendry
and Glades County Health De-
partments. If you would like to
read an article about a particular
health topic, please call 863-674-
4047, extension 126)


Corps, SFWMD to begin aerial treatment of lake


Beginning Jan. 5, the South
Florida Water Management Dis-
trict with the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers and the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission will begin aerial treat-
ments of water lettuce and water


boats spraying for water lettuce
and water hyacinth on the Lake
in recent weeks, the rapid rise in
water levels after Tropical Storm
Fay over-stimulated the germina-
tion and proliferation process
of the aquatic plants. They have


hyacinths, two invasive exotic spread over a vast area, primar-
plants, on Lake Okeechobee. ily along the lakeward edge of
Although there has been a the marsh and in some interior
consistent presence of six to 12 marshes. These dense patches of


vegetation can prevent growth of
other desirable native vegetation,
as well as inhibiting boat traffic.


north and eastern shores of the
lake as well. This aerial treatment
is considered the safest and most


The interagency teams plan to efficient way to gain control of the
aerially treat 1,000 acres in places rapidly growing non-native float-
where solid bands of the exotic ing vegetation on Lake Okeecho-
plants exist. At present, the areas bee. This measure, along with the
to be treated extend from mid-Ob- continued treatment by boat and
servation Shoal northward along airboat of an additional 500 acres,
the outside marsh, with some will limit the expansion of these
treatments extending along the exotic, invasive weeds.


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competencies with one year of mgmt exp pref Must possess a valid
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Full time ARNP (Hendry Regional Cardiology)
Must possess a valid FL ARNP license 2 + yrs exp in a family/pedi
atric/urgent care setting pref Must possess excellent communication
skills to interact with patients, staff, and the community
Full time laboratory Manager
Must have a mmin of 5 yrs exp and FL licensure as a Clinical Supervisor in the
areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Immunohematology and
Microbiology Previous mgmt exp pref Must also possess excellent customer
services skills to interact with patients, staff, and visitors
Full time AdminIstrative/Data Support Asst (Quality)
Previous exp in an office setting pref Must have exp with MS Office
apps Must possess excellent organizational, customer service and
communication skills
Part time ER Registration Clerk (Sat/Sun 7pm 7am)
2 yrs exp in a healthcare related field pref Must have strong customer
service skills and the ability to engage in public contact work with
patients and co workers.
Full time Department Secretary (Human Resources)
Previous exp in an office setting preferred. Must have exp with MS
Office applications Must be conscientious of the confidential nature
of personnel information and possess excellent written, verbal, and
organizational skills
Full lime HIM Supervisor
RHIA with two+ yrs sup exp or RHIT with three+ yrs sup
exp. Must demonstrate an excellent command of the ICD-9-CM
Classification system and DRG methodology Must have the
ability to use computerized medical record abstract and
encoder, and possess good technical skills,
Full time Registered Nurse
(Openings for Med/Surg/ER/CCU)
Must possess a valid FL hcense w/ at least I yr. exp in area of expertise
Full time Radlographer/Mammographer
Must be ARRT registered and licensed as a Radiologic
Technologist in Florida
Full time LPN (HFCC)
Candidate must possess a valid Florida LPN license
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Child Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
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Insurance 430
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training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tnbe of Florida who meet
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Department. Qualifications for the desired position will be reviewed and you may be given an opportunity to interview for
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FREE ESTIMATES
Residential & Commercial
Member of the BBB
Metal Roofs, Re-Roofs, Roof Repairs
Office (863) 675-7045
License #CCC1325950


NEW SELF
STORAGE
46 units 7x15, 8x15,
10x15, 10x30,
12x30, 15x25. 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 545
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, nens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
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 COND/HEATER Lennox 5
ton, mobile home pkg, 10
KW heat, 60K BTU, 13.0
Seer, $2700 (863)634-5759
CONDENSER UNIT 2 1/2 ton -
2005 Trane 2.5 ton con-
denser I can install for $200
$850. (863)673-0920


ANTIQUE JOHN DEER LAWN
TRACTOR. Excellent condi-
tion. $1200. (863)467-1930
LARGE ANTIQUE Coffee Table
$250. One small antique end
table $50. (863)763-5501



DRYER, MAYTAG Electric,
good condition, $50.
(772) 0971-9474
FRIDGIDARE- Side by side re-
frigerator, ice/water in door,
white, 26 cubic ft, works
great $100 (863)763-7983
MICROWAVE goldstar $12.
(863)467-4567


GAS DRYER -
CONDITION
(863)763-3631


EXCELLENT
$75.


LARGE KENMORE refrigerator-
Black side by side, Indoor
ice/water dispenser. $275.
(863)697-6570
STOVE Ge white electric
stove very good condition.
$125. (239)935-9601
WASHERS & DRYERS
STACK UNITS
$100 & up, 1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
(239)694-0778
WHIRLPOOL DOUBLE OVEN -
WORKS GOOD $50.
(863)697-6135


HORSE TROUGH Rubber-
maid 50 Gallon. $40/firm.
(863)675-1138 LaBelle



MOTORIZED BICYCLE 2 cy-
cle engine. Cost $900 ask-
ing $400 (863)467-4551
SCHWINN STINGRAY Boys
SchwinnStingray24" bicycle
in great condition $60.
(863)763-6640
THREE WHEELED bicycle -
$75. (863)467-4567



PLASTIC CULVERT 30 inch
by 20ft. cash $450.
(863)634-2303



GRACO 3 in 1 bed, white
metal, like new, $100. Call
(863)763-7609 Okeechobee
STORKCRAFT ASPEN BABY
CRIB -
3 in 1 crib with drawer & mat-
tress $100 (863)763-7983



SZ 12 Dress Light blue sleev-
less tea length custom maid
chiffon/satin material $75.
(863)697-2705
WEDDING DRESS SZ 12-14 -
White with ice blue trim hand
embroidered w/sequins.
$600/neg. (863)697-2705


FOOTBALL CARDS -
3000 +cards variety of years
great gift. $75.
(853)634-2131
HIGHWAYMEN PAINTING-
James Gibson 16x20 no
frame $250. Firm 467-0139
or 801-4699. Okeechobee
THREE MCDONALDS Train
Sets, Still in boxes. asking
$150. Also 20 Piece Teapot
collection $250
(863)763-5501



DELL LAPTOP INSPIRON
1521 1 YR OLD, SPRING
GREEN $450/or best offer.
(863)634-0272


WOOD LATHE 38 inch rail,
cut diameter 12" some tools
$75. (863)234-1344
(863)612-9233


COMPUTER ARMOIRE Wrap
around doors with lots of
storage. LaBelle $35.
(863)517-1663


Roofing


I


DARK BLUE courderoy lazy
boy recliner 2 years old,Ex-
cellent shape $125.
(863)675-1999
DINING ROOM table, 4 arm-
chairs & buffet Excellent
cond. must sell $250/or
best offer. (863)677-1208
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -
storage spacedraw-
er,shelves.LaBelle $30.
(863)517-1663
LG. BUNK bed/dresser/desk -
Exc. cond. Rarely Used. Pd
1200 $700/or best offer.
(863)532-0257
MATTRESS & BOX SPRINGS -
BADCOCK Full size. Good
condition. $100 or best offer.
(863)634-6087 Anytime.
OAK COMPUTER Armoire -
Cognac color stain...some
scratches...solid...has elec-
tric and phone hookup with
pull out desk. $300/neg.
(863)673-0496
PATIO BAR Formica,3 doors
& 2 shelves with 4 high back
swivel wicker stools. $225.
(863)763-6640
RECLINER CHAIR burgundy
good condition $25.
(863)467-9040
SOFA BED Berkline queen
newly re-upholstered.
$200/or best offer.
(863)467-0164
TRIPLE DRESSER White
French Provincial $75.
(863)675-2145
WHITE BROYHILL-BR Set,
King headboard,Dresser
w/mirror,Armiour $350 for
all (863)697-6570


BLUE FOX Fur size 8,cleaned
& conditioned, paid $1000
call after 6 $600/firm.
(863)763-0141



GOLF CLUBS 4 sets, 1 left
handed, metal woods, irons,
putter, bag, balls, $390 will
sell sep. (863)946-3123



7MM MAUSER Carbine Bolt
Action Military Sporterized
Rifle, Ft. Pierce $200.
(772)461-8822
INTERARMS 270 Scope &
sling, exc. cond. $325. Call
863-467-4328



AB LOUNGE Excellent condi-
tion, no dvd $60.
(863)675-1999
BOWFLEX MOTIVATOR -
Strength and fitness trainer,
good condition, $250. Neg.
(863)763-5622
BOWFLEX ULTIMATE EX-
CELLENT CONDITION. LO-
CATED IN OKEECHOBEE.
MANUALS INCLUDED.
$1000. (863)634-0099
WEIDER PRO club weight
bench/weight set 300lb
weight set $350.
(863)885-1172



OUTDOOR FURNITURE-
Portable sinks $295,Bench-
es, Amoires & Antique piec-
es.(863)467-4650



BLUE Automatic lift chair
$350. Great
shape.(863)697-0143
Feeling Anxious About The
Future? Buyand read Dianet-
ics by L. Ron Hubbard.
Price: $20.00. Order Now.
Free Shipping. www.Diane-
ticsTampa.org or Call
(813)872-0722.


AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Housing
available. CALL Aviation In-
stitute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.
OLD RECORDS 33's & 45's
collection in great shape.(tho
dusty!)call after 6pm. $50.
(863)357-1236


ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers, *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer available.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121, www.Cen-
turaOnline.com.
BRAND NEW- 2 sheets of
foam rubber in plastic
3x55x78 $50. Each
(863)763-8761
CITRUS- By the 5 Gal Bucket
-Navel Oranges $7.50 Hamlin
$6.Sunburst $10.
(863)763-4713
Like New Craftsman Portable
Generator 5600 Waft 8600
Surge 10 HP OHV $375.
(863)610-1811 Okeechobee
MASSAGER Brookstone, 5
spds. of intensity. Adaptor
for auto use. Like new. $40
(863)763-7609 Okee
OLD RECORDS- 33 1/3 RPM,
Bruebeck, Shearing, For
Freshman & Sinatra .10
cents each. (863)357-4195
Scooter -Sunrunner TM4, 300
Ib wt limit, front chrome
bumper. Like new, 3 yr old
$1,000 obo (863) 675-3851
SMALL DIRT MOTOR CYCLE -
GOOD CONDITION CALL
863-763-3631 LEAVE MES-
SAGE $200. (863)763-3631
STAINLESS STEEL prop -
Used QuickSilver, 23 pitch,
off of 135HP Merc. $125/or
best offer. (863)634-9339
TANK 100-250 gallon, it had
potato defoamer in it. It is
non hazardous. $100/or best
offer. (863)634-9339
WYOTT SLANTED HOT ROD
ROLLER GRILL PD $1,522.
NEW ASKING
$600(863)763-4617



FENDER FB-54 5 string ban-
jo, purchased 7/07, sell
$250 (863)357-3848
MANDOLIN leather case,
acoustic/electric, made by
Washburn, new setup, $475.
Call 863-467-0940
VINTAGE BANJO Hard leath-
er Gibson case, $375. Sell-
ing out. Call 863-467-0940



BIRD CAGE 21x32x36h steel
blue w/rolling stand. Total H
w/stand 62". great cond.
$100. (863)634-9861
JACK RUSSELL TERRIERS -
purebred, $150, your choice
(863)675-2844
KITTENS Free kittens to good
home. Calico/Females $0.
(863)634-6143
MIXED BLACK Lab female
puppy Free to good home
0. (863)263-1601
PITBULL Blue, Male, 3 yrs.
old. Great guard dog. Not
good w/kids. $200 neg Good
home only. 863-634-7892
SHIH TZU PUPS small &
beautiful, females, reduced
to $350 (863)983-1046



JACUZZI like new, 7' square,
cover, heater & lights, $1500
(863)675-3424



SEW MACHINE Brothers,
asking $80 (863)983-6450



MOUNTED FLA WHITE TAIL
DEER HEAD w/ wooden
back, $85 (863)946-3123
PAINTBALL GUNS (2) lots of
accessories $175
(863)697-3280 or
(8630357-0500



BOSE CINEMATE Home thea-
ter sound system New in
the box. Great Christmas gift!
$400. (863)763-2692
SURROUND SOUND SYS
Techwood, 1500 watts, 4-15
speakers incld. $800 OB0
(863)634-2790


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Thursday, December 25, 2008 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 9


Druper


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528 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston
9 i. (863)983-8559


just listed! 3BD/I BA on Trinidad Ave Great starter
home with private fenced ard. Great Opportunity,
As kln $65.000


lust Listedl 2/2 CBS Home in Anchor Landings,
Lakeport Waterfront with Lake "0" Access
Exceptional Value At $ 159,000


Chirl byGuiar lc.Rel s*t Brke (837816 Eli Seler Rt ldrblMrnl 86)2-267a


CLEWISTON HOMES
*2/1 Home on Sa~pmoreA $130,000
*3/3 MH in Seminolc Manor $120.000
*"Short Sale"3/2 MH in Tower Lakes,
w/ above the gond pool Call for Details
*3/2 MH in Hendry Isles, Corner Lot
w/ Circular Drive, reduced $106,900
* 3/2 MH in Sunshne Lakes. with Screened
Porch and Shed, reduced $ 109,900
*2 Du lexes on Obis o Ave Each unit
has 2BR/IBN Just Reduced $224.900
3B/2BA CBS Constructon. Completely
Remosded with Many ExtrasI $171,50l0
'Short Sal' 3BD/2BA on Oscob A-e.
With Pool Asking $159.900
*3 Brand New 3BR/2.5 BA Lennar
Town Homes. Call For More Details


MOORE HAVEN/ LAKEPORT/LABElE
*Sportsman Paradisel 2/2 w/ Large
SunRoom addition in Moore Haven
Yacht Club $98K
*2/1 MH, Lakeport w/ direct Lake O"
Access Reduced to $109K
'Waterfront 2BD/2BA w/ 2-Bay Boat
House Lakeport. Completely
Remodeled. $249K
*Like new 3/2 CBS in Thatcher Blvd
SHIP Elible $164.900
*2/I CBS hme on 3 5 Acres 384 feet
ofHighway 27 Frontage Asking $125K
*3BD/2BA CB5 Home on Sh ell Lane.
LaBelle Onl0$44.900
ACREAGE, [AND & LOTS
*Commeriaal l on Bond St Only $49.900


'3/2 MH on 5 Acres, asking $220,000
'Buildable lot on Dd Monti Ac c $129 9K
33 ac lot in Port LaBcle $59,000
'2 lois, Hcrseshoc Acres Reduced $43.9K
:Highlands Co I0. 28, & 80 AC
Comerlot L*e Pbad,u eductd $79,900
'S Acres Wooded Lot in La Deca $75,000
Vacant lot in Harlem, asking $14,900
MONTURA/FLAGHOLE
* .25 acre Lots avail Starting at $25K
3/2 MHon RversideSt. IS aasre $105K
* Montura lot 2.5 Acres $50.000 or can
be divided $25,000 each
*3/2 MH in Lindero St. 1.09 Acre.
only $1 12,500
*3/21MH. Large wooden deck. Two ells
and Irrigation System Only $1 12.500


Interest Rates are LOWII

Home Prices Reduced Lot Prices Reduc




Build Your CUSTOM Home NC




FREE 42" Flat Screen TV


or Computer




Call Claudia for year end special offers


LARGE 73' MITSUBISIH- Rear
Projection bought in 2005,
moved too large for living
room, excellent cond, great
picture & sound $800 cash
only call to see, great
Christmas gift
(863)801-4367
SANYO W/REMOTE 24" Ex-
cellent condition. Has
video/game inputs. $100.
(863)532-9634
SONY 27", with stand, sacri-
fice for $100.
(863)467-7139
SONY WEGA 32" High Def. TV
It's 2yrs. old. Excellent con-
dition. $350.
(863)763-1884
TV 20" with new converter
box. 863-675-3401 $60/or
best offer. (863)675-3401
Widescreen 56 inch TV and
Playstation 2 $500.
(863) 517-2189
ZENITH TV 61" screen, good
condition. $800 or best offer
(863)634-2790






BAND SAW 14 inch band
saw, 4 speed and spare
blades (central machinery)
$300/neg. (863)675-1138
MILLER ECONOMIC WELDING
POWER SOURCE w/tank &
flow meter & foot control,
$1200 (863)697-9704
PLASMA CUTTER Snap-On,
Y555 hi-low, new lead, extra
tips, will cut up to 1/2 inch,
$1100 (863)697-9704
One man's trash is
another man's treas-
ure. Turn your trash
to treasure with an ad
in the classified.



DVD RECORDER New Pana-
sonic Records, Erases &
Plays DVD's Ft. Pierce
$125. (772)461-8822
KICKER AUDIO 650sx
amp&remote, 12" L7, grill,
farad cap used in fact. pack-
age $400. (863)634-2131



WANTED: FRANKLIN
A/B engines, parts, etc.
Any condition.
Call John at 772-781-4375
Love the earth Recycle
your used items by
selling them in the
classified.


Agriculture



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 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865



MARE- 10 years old, good
with kids. $600 OBO
(863)634-9384
NEW SILVER western show
saddle In time for Xmas.
Loaded with silver never
been on a horse. perfect for
local shows. 16" seat medi-
um tan leather. Will make a
great 1st. show saddle. Call
after 5:30 pm or leave mes-
sage before & I will return
your call $1000/neg.
(863)634-1111
SADDLE 15" Brown Circle Y
trail/pleasure. Almost new
w/pad & complete tack.
$850. (863)634-9861
WESTERN SADDLE 16" Like
new, have pics. Contact
Sueann $400/neg.
(863)763-2169



CHIPPER SHREDDER good
condition, extra drum and
blades $350/or best offer.
(863)234-1344
Craftsman Lawn Tractor 42"
cut 16.5 HP Runs Great
$375. (863)610-1811 in
Okeechobee.
GOOSENECK 8 x 24 20ft flat-
bed 4ft dovetail,ramps,good
tireselec brakes,0kee
$2800/neg. (863)697-2032
RIDING MOWER 14hp, runs
good, needs a little TLC, $75
(863)675-8937
Grab a bargain from your
neighbor's garage, atic,
basement or closet in
today's classified.



Okeechobee Livestock
Market Sales
Every Monday-12pm & every
Tuesday-11am. 763-3127


SADDLE 10" youth po-
ny/horse with both cinches.
Call eve/wkd $125.
(863)763-4598
SADDLE 10" youth saddle
will fit pony. Great Christmas
present! Eve/wkds. $75.
(863)763-4598


Rentals

M;RENT

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



CLEWISTON 1BR Efficiency.
Furnished. All utilities paid.
No pets. $700 me. + sec.
dep. (863)983-3151
OKEECHOBEE, 2br, 1Bba,
Near town. $750 me. An-'
nual Lease.
863-697-1339 or
S561-255-4377



INDUSTRIAL WORKSHOP -
4000 sq ft, w/offices, all
new, $1750/mo
(863)675-3424



Bass Capital Townhouse -
2br/2ba, fully furn., yearly or
seasonal, walking distance
to lake. (863)983-5260
BRAND NEW TOWNHOMES
For rent w/ option to buy.
Immediate occupancy. 2br,
2V/2ba, 1 car garage. Stainless
Steel appliances, incl washer /
dryer. Furnished upon request.
Walking distance to Lake
Okeechobee & Roland
Martin's
Marina in Clewiston. $1000
mo. + $500 sec. & until. ($100
+/-). Call for more informa-
tion. 732-496-5454
CLEWISTON- Condo, furn,
2br, 2ba, corner unit w/open
view, kitch, porch tiled &
screened. Exc cond. Parking
space, community pool.
Great location, adjacent to
Lake 0 & ramp.
(352)256-9325


* I 25 Acres Lot Reduced $9.900
*New Custom C BS 4/3 in faghoc. wthall
extras Asking $330,000
COMMERCIAINVESTMENT
* RARE OPPORTUNITY! I 90 Acres
Hwy 27 Frontage Former Sonnys
location Many commercial possibilities,
including Motel, Restaurant. Reiail etc
Call for more details

* i i lent
Opportunity Includes CBS Home with
Hwy 27 frontage [ust Reduced
* ndustrial RailVBusness Park CR 835 Sale
ar Loae 36.000 so I. buldgw/ lksding
docks 5600 so- ft metal building


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BUCKHEAD RIDGE 2 Story,
3BR, 2BA, Screen Porch,
Hot Tub. W&D, $850 mo.
Call for info. 863-634-5236
CLEWISTON 3/1, 429 E
Trinidad, Ig. yard, $600/mo
+ $600 sec. No inside pets.
Call Tricia (863) 805-2872
CLEWISTON 3/1, garage,
327 W. Trinidad, $700/mo
+ $600 sec. No inside pets.
Call Tricia (863) 805-2872
CLEWISTON BRAND NEW
3BR, 2BA BBQ House. $850
mo. $650 dep. No pets.
Avail. immed. 863-677-0977
HOME 2BR/1BA, Ig. family
rm., encl. porch, partiallyfur-
nished. (863)983-5260
LaBelle, 3BR, 2BA, 15 Acre,
Fenced in with gate access.
$750 moves you in... no
depth (239)910-0065
LAKE ACCESS 3/2, 1800 sq
ft, Formal LR, DR, $850/mo,
(863)634-5236
MOORE HAVEN RENTALS
Furnished or Unfurnished
* 3BR, 2BA MH, fenced yard,
1 acre, $725/mo.
* 2BR,2BAMH,$575/mo.
* 2BR, 1BA house on 2 lots,
fruit trees, new ceram. tile,
$725/mo.
Weekly rentals with utilities
furnished. $210/wk & up.
(863)509-0096




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Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



BUY LAND TODAY
* 5 Acres La Deca?
* 21/2 Acres Pioneer?
* 21/2 Acres Montura?
"Port LaBelle Lake
Front?
** Port LaBelle Wooded?
* Ideal for RV/Mobile Home
**2nd Home/Retirement
Also: 11/4 acres in Montura
w/Super Clean Late Modle
Double Wide. $92,400.


ANN DYESS
C RE ESTATE BROKER
420 E.SUGRMND Y.
S (863) 983-6663 (863) 983-9770
WEBSrrE: DYESSREALESTATE.COM EMAIL: ANN@DYESSREALESTATE.COM
AFTER HOURS:
ANN DYESS LAURA SMITH TRAVIS DYESS ANGEUCA GONZALZ
(863) 983-8979 Broker Assocote (863)228-2215 SE HABLA ESPANOL
(863)599-1209 (863)228-0023
RESIDENTIAL 4/2 Osceola wilh a/g pool 3/2 1996 DWMH on 2.5
Bass Capital 2/2 For Rent $154.9K acres in Montura fully
3/2 Hookers Point $85,000 2/1 W Cirde Great first home fenced and remodeled only
3/2 Royal Palm Reduced to $129K $89,900
$190K 2/2 Condo Bass 'n Sun fur-
2/1 cottage on 3.68 acres nished $123 000 RENTALS
PB County $174,900 2/2 E Ventura Ave $85 000 Call for Available Rentals
4/2 Harlem $120,000
2 Family Unit 3/1 and 1/1 MOBILE HOMES VACANT LAND
Good income $174,900 3/2 DWMH Midstate Loop Montura 1.25 acre lots
3/2/2 with pool and guest- $79,000 available Call for Listings.
house $245,000 3/2 DWMH with o/g pool 27.5 acres Pioneer
4/2 corner lot fenced yard Evercane Rd Reduced $295,000
with shed $239,000 $165,000 11 Montura lots $12,000
3/1 Pasadena with shed 3/2 DWMH Woodlands- each
$159,000 great secluded corner lot Moore Haven 5 res. lots
3/2 with pool on Ridge $134,900 $75,000
1.3 acre lot $318,000 3/2 SWMH on 25 acres Moore Haven 2 res lots
3/2 Ridgeview Add 2 with horse-barn fully $39,900
$285,000 fenced Montura REDUCED
3/2 Home with pool and to $84900 COMMERCIAL
apartment Davidson Rd 4,$90 COMMERCIAL
$176,000 3/2 DWMH on lake Alen Rd 200' US 27 frontage and
3/2.5/1 Townhome $120K 100'x120' lot behind -
Lakeshore Villas $149,900 Moble Home Fark Nail's Rd $475,000
For Sale or Lease $280K Offices (4) on Deanne Duff
4/2.5 Montura Ranches Package Deal-4 M-Homes $355,000
Home on 2.5 acres fenced ana 2 vacant lots Rental Store/VWarehouse on Ventlura
with pool and much, muc Available Call forDetails $385Kmu
morel @ 249,000 3/2 DWMH has CBS out- Warehouse (rented) + 85 stor-
3/1 W Ventura fenced building Magnolia Lane age units (some a/c) E El EBso -
yard with shed $99,000 $79,900 Call for details.











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FOR SALE BY OWNER
Possible lease with option
to buy) 3 bdrms, 2 baths,
oak hardwood floors, Flori-
da Room (terrazzo). 2690
sq. ft. Corner lot (.43 ac.),
W. Avenida del Rio & Gua-
va. Extras: 2 full sized ad-
joining rooms (once used
as office & waiting room).
Possible office/den or
mother-in-law suite. Nice
yard w/native trees & land-
scaping. $223,900
NEGOTIABLE. Call
828-342-7415 for info
packet. Can email pic-
tures. Please no brokers
or real estate agents.




4BR, 2 bath home with 3000
square feet. Great location in
Moultrie, GA... Has lots of
upgrades... Superb neighbor-
hood! 269,900... Call Norris
Bishop Realty @
(229)890-1186.
MID TENN MTNS By Owner, 5
acres, perfect mountaintop
cabin-site w/woods. Small
stream in back of property. A
must see! $26,900. Owner
Financing (931)445-3611.
NC LAND LIQUIDATION!
Mountain and Coastal Es-
tates up to $80,000 OFF!
Prices from $29,900! Ashe-
ville and Boone area proper-
ties. (800)455-1981,
ext.103. www.land-
steals.com.
TENNESSEE LAND RUSH!
1 +acre to 2acre homesites,
wood, views. Starting at
$59,900. Tenn River & Nick-
a-Jack view tracts now
available! Retirement guide
rates this area #2 in U.S.
places to retire. Low cost of
living, no impact fee.
(330)699-2741 or
(866)550-5263, Ask About
Mini Vacation!


Mobile Homes

Mobile Home Lots 2005

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arc Mobile Homes Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020

CLEWISTON COUNTRY ACRES
House/Turn Key. From $79,000 & up, 3/4/5BR,
2/3BA, acre & 1/4 available or use your land
as down payment. Financing available. .....


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Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230


CLEWISTON By Owner. 3br,
2ba. Home & Land. Located
1860 Ridgdill Rd. Reduced
to $100K (843)766-9434
DISTRESSED SALE New
modular home... not trailer.
3BR, 2 BA + Den. Must sell!
Never lived in. French door.
Wood grain firs. throughout.
All appl., Side By Side
Fridge., Glass Top Stove.
Drywall interior. Concrete ex-
terior. On our land or yours.
$59,900 Call 561-721-5299
MANUFACTURED
HOME PARK
55+ La Belle, Florida
GATED, Clubhouse, Heated
Pool. Lease your 60 x 90 lot,
beautiful country living. In-
cludes lot, lawn service, wa-
ter, sewer and trash pickup,
$200/mo. Models available
for immediate occupancy or
order your own on your lot.
30 minutes from Ft Myers.
M-F, 863-675-7555.
ORTONA 2/1, mobile, & lot,
$34,500 or best offer
(863)517-1603
ORTONA 3/2, '02, 28x60
Mobile, 80x100 lot, fenced,
carport, screened porch,
shed, $75,000 firm.
(863)517-1603


Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers/RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035



AIR BOAT-STOSSELL HULL,
Decked over, with trailer, as
is, no motor or prop $3000
OBO (863)763-7174
BULLET 22' BASSBOAT 1997
- 200hp rude fast hull
80+mph needs work
$3000. (561)261-0658
CANOE Gruman, 17', with
paddels & optional third seat,
$350. (863)675-0349
LANDAU 16 Ft., Aluminum,
Flat bottom. 30 hp Yamaha.
Center Console. Electric.
start. $2500 (267)574-9661
LOWE PONTOON 1994 -
Large pontoons, 70hp John-
son, runs perfect $3000/or
best offer. (863)634-8007


COLE CHEY 1997 POP-
UP,12FT,REF,HEAT,AC,FRT
CGO BINSLEEPS 7 $2500.
(863)467-0164


COLEMAN POP-UP
SLEEPS 7,AC,HEA
$2500/or best
(863)467-0164
TRAIL-LITE BANTA
Kitchen & Bathr
w/Fold Out End!
$4000 (863)467-0


GEELY 49CC GAS S
low miles, New $
ing $ 800 (863)46
GSX-R 600 200
Chrome frame, 21,
Clean Florida title,
Call Matt at 954-5
HONDA SHADOW
2001 Haines pipl
bags. 11000
$5000/neg. (863)E
SUZUKI 650 1986
Condition. $1400/
fear. (863)675-0241



ARCTIC CAT 50CC A
Good Condition
(863)763-3606






HONDA 126M, 1985
er, mint cond. $61
trade for canoe
cond. Call 239-961
HONDA ODYSSEY
good shape,
(863)675-0349
MANCO 90 CC '0
great, looks great,
600 neg (863)221
POLARIS 300
2006 Papers
$3500/neg. (305)
La Belle
POLARIS 50CC AT
Good condition
(863)763-3606
POLARIS SCRAMB
2000 Completi
motor $250/or I
(863)634-8007
POLARIS SPORTS
2007 Runs good
best offer. (239)
(863)675-3714
SANDRAIL 2005 -
VW,Red w Crom
lights, Labelle $35
offer. (305)773-402

YAHAMA DIRT
TTR-125, used v
great cond. BigWh
OBO $350 in
(863)763-5229


1997 -
ATREFRIG
offer.

M '99 -
oom, 26'
s. Asking
031


COOTER-
1200 ask-
7-4551
13 Black/
100 miles
$3000
13-9613
SABRE
es, saddle
Miles
97-6054
S- Good
or best of-




TV 2005 -
$900.






3 wheel-
0O/neg. or
of same
1-3157
- 250cc,
$500.

4 runs
low hours,
8-7118
HAWKEYE
included
773-4023

V 2005 -
$900.

LER 400
e without
best offer.

MAN 450
$4500/or
1464-4249

1600 cc
e Engine,
00/or best
23 Labelle

BIKE-2006
ery little,
eel,$1800
extras.


FLEETWOOD DW 2005 2/2
with florida room. Rent per
month is $750.
(863)763-1884
HOLIDAY RAMBLER 72- 27ft,
$1000 239-657-2711 (Im-
mokalee)


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070



ACURA VIGOR- 1994,Auto,
167k miles,power every-
thing, runs great! $2500
OBO (863)634-4557
Police Impounds for Sale! 95
Honda Civic $500! 96 VW
Jetta $600! for listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext 9271
TOYOTA CAMRY 2000 1
Owner, Excellent condition. 4
Door. Auto., A/C, PW, PL.
Garage kept. Gas saver!
$5495. (561)568-7767 or
(561)253-4299
WARN WENCH + BUMPER
$800 OBO (863)634-4508



FORD F150- 2000, 5 spd ext
cab, runs great, $5000 Price
negotiable (863)634-1556



EZ GO Used, Good condition,
charger, $000 or best offer.
(863)697-1350



BRUSH GUARD FOR FORD
F250 YEAR 2005 -
$150/neg. (863)763-6276
(863)801-5115
FORD 302 Block Bored 40
over 302 block and other
parts for it! $500.
(863)673-0920
GEO PRIZM 1992 4 Door, 5
speed, Toyota Engine, Parts
only $350. Neg
(863)634-7195 Anytime


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Homes:
1)3/2/2 located on Del Monte Ave. Great Location,
great curb appeal, large lot (.86 ac) $215K
2)Over 2500 sq.ft with a pool!! 3/2/2 located on
Ponce de Leon. Privacy fence, generator quick
switch, 2 zone A/C $299K
3)1/2 acre on corner of Citrus and Crescent. Ask us
about building your new home.
4)5 Bedroom/3 Bath 2 story home w/pool located
on Osceola Ave Perfect for Large Family $255K
5)Bank fore--located on
Corkscrew.
6)Ridgeview 3/2/2 on 1/3 acre, fenced Great
Avenida del Rio location. Needs some interior
work. Priced to sell @ $125K
7)Investors! 2 bedroom/1 Bath Listed at $65K
8)Duplex 3/1 and 2/1. Currently leased @ $1,400
per month. $145K
9)Commerci .ft. Perfect
for wareho*
10)2 BR/1 Ba Apartment for rent @ $500 per month.
First month and security.

Manufactured Homes:
A)Sherwood S/D 3/2, fenced, corner lot. great
price!! $47K
B)Short Sale!! 3/2 located in Sunshine Lakes
Estates. Reduced to $109.9K
C)Tower Lakes 3/2 on Lake. Workshop and Shed.
Reduced to $90K for quick Sale
D)2 Mobile Home Lots in Hooker's Point. $20K Each

Moore Haven
1)2B15B ,ornwes o $70K
2)3BR/2 BA CBS Home on Foxmoor St. $167.5K
3)3BR/2BA Mobile Home. Corner Lot, Fenced $60K
4)2 Bedroom/1 Bath Home. Completely remodeled,
First time buyer or investor. $55K
5)2 Bedroom/1 Bath Home w/guest house over-
looking the Caloosahatchee River. call for details.

"Merry Christmas from our families to yours"

Glenn A Smith (863) 677-1441 Sarah Wilams (863) 228-6867
Charmnane Montgomery (863) 233-1941 Se habla espanol
Carolyn Thomas (863) 233-3462


"Service, Erce eit Re as1ts
www.evergladesrealty.net
This week's Secils
Commercial investment 501 So Son Pedro Clewiston $160,000
1 o0AeLfRMNDf* oo
1110 Virginia Clewiston 3/2 CBS $59,900
2490 HolkersM l Cetjls $129,900
88 acres getting new carpet, kitchen has brand new A/C
804 Avenue Rthis2/1 ovetooks The Calocashaodhee $149,900
Tough Luck Lane 2 bed 1 5 bath mobile over 200 fet waterfront $84,900
9805 Bay Dr Lakeport 3/2 mobile $119,000
1127 Pierce CBS on 1/2 acre $76,000
1025 NE 23rd St 3BR/3BA Home WS4 $179,900
65 Miller Drive 3/2 WATERFRONT $164,000
498 4th Street 3/2 mobile remodeled $30,000
MANY RENTALS AVAILABLE
Your Only Realtor
Operating out Of elmldes County
S Phone: 863.946.3900
498 US Hwy. 27, Moore Haven
ERGiLADES Jeffrey A. Davis
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WESTIN BLACK SIDE RAILS
FOR 4 DOOR FORD F250 -
$150/neg. (863)763-6276
(863)801-5115



CHEVROLET 2500 1989 -
Great work truck. 2nd owner
119K or. mi 4X4, cold a/c
$3000. (863)673-6819
F150-1998 New Motor, New
Tires, Runs Great $5000
080 (863)763-7174
FORD F-250 1983 Diesel,
a/c, 4spd, runs great, in
Okeechobee $1200/or best
offer. (863)607-3865
GMC JIMMY- 1990 Full size
4x4, lift kit, big tires, runs
great. $3000 OBO
(863)763-7598
OTHER Select Fiberglass
tool box for full size pick up
A-1 condition $100.
(863)675-1690



CHEVY BLAZER, '92 runs
good, looks good, $2,000 or
best offer. (863)763-2724
CHEVY BLAZER '96 4X4, V6,
2 dr, looks good. $2500 Sell
or Trade (863)467-4650
FORD EXPEDITION XLT 2001
All power, Ice cold A/C,
Cloth interior. Runs great.
$2900 (863)763-8027



UTILITY TRAILER single axle
ENCLOSED 6X12 vent,
lights, side, rear doors.
$2500. (863)634-2303
UTILITY TRAILER-16 FT -2
Axel, New Tires $900 OBO
863-634-2979



FORD E150 1984 V8 auto-
matic window van used as
work truck good condition
$1000. (239)935-9600



Public Notices




Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTiETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO,: 08-CP-44
JUDGE JACK LUNDY
IN RE: The Estate of
ALVIN R PADGETT,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the Estate of ALVIN
R PADGETT, Deceased, whose date
of death was September 6, 2008, and
whose social security number is
261-28-8966, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Glades County, Florida, Pro-
bate Division, the address of which is
500 Avenue J, Moore Haven, Florida
33471. The name and address of the
Personal Representative and the Per-
sonal Representave'safttorneyare set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against deceden's estate, on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
(3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against the decedent's estate,
must file heir claims wdh this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
HE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC.
ION OF THIS NOTICE.
AL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
ME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC.-
ON 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PRO-
ATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
ARRED
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
ET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
ILED TWO (21 YEARS OR MORE AF-
ER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
EATH IS BARRED.
The dale of the first publication of this
Notice is December 25, 2008.
LINDA GOUDEY
Personal Representative
1053 Oak Street
Okeechobee, Florida 34974
Law Office of
CASSELS & McCALL
JOHN D. CASSELS, JR.
Attorney for Personal Representative
PO Bous6s
Okeechobee, Florida 34973
(863) 763-3131
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HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
NOTICE OF CHANGE TO PERMITTED USES
IN CERTAIN ZONING CATEGORIES
The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopi Ihe follow-
ng by ordinance
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE
OF ORDINANCES, MORE SPECIFICALLY TABLE 53-1 TABLE OF USE REGULA-
TIONS, TO PROHIBIT AGRICULTURE IN RG-1, RG-1M, RG-2, RG-2M, RG-3,
RG-3M, AND RG-4, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR CODIFICA-
TION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EF-
FECTIVE DATE
A public hearing on the ordinance will be held on January 13,2009, al 5:05 p.m., at
the Clewislon City Hall, Commission Room, 115Weslt Venlura Avenue, Clewiston,
Florida
All persons wishing to be heard on this issue may appear at said meeting I a per-
son decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter
considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceed-
ings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure thaI a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to he based.
A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for Inspection an weekdays between
the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the Clerk, 2nd Floor, Hendry
County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
304432 CB/CN 12/25/08


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to Ch 713,585(6) F.S. United American Lien & Recovery as agent with
power of attorney will sel Ihe allowing vehicles) l the highest bidder subjectto
any liens; net proceeds deposited with the clerk of court; owner/tienholder has
rihti to hearing and post bond; owner may redeem vehicle for cash sum of lien;
all auctions held in reserve
Inspect 1 week prior @ lienor facility; cash or cashier check; 15% buyer prem; any
person Interested ph (954) 563-1999
Sale date January 16, 2009 @ 10:00 am 3411 NW 9th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL
33309
19914199 Volkswagon vin #: 3VWCO21C4XM53189 lenor Quality 1 Auto Care
19 Hardee St, LaBelle, FL 863-675-106 lien amt $5,559 51
Sale date January 30, 2009 @ 10:00 am 3411 NW 9th Ave. #707, Ft. Lauderdale,
FL 33309
2006 1997 Pontiac Vim#: 1GMDX03E6VD181167 benor: Quality 1 Auto Care, 19
Hardee St, LaBelle, FL 863-675-6106 lien ami $3247 59
Licensed & bonded auctioneers flab422 lau 765 & 1911
304927 CN 12/25/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of Ihe following certif-
cale, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to e Issued thereon The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1641 2006 1-31-44-33-AOO-0411-0000 Maureen Small
The Souothon-hal Soheast one-quarter o he Southeatone-u after the
Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Thwnship 44
South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an ac-
cess road of the Ease 30 teet thereof, and Subject to an easement or a drainaDe ca-
nal of the South 30 feet thereof Also known as Tract 6049, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such cerlificate shall be redeemed according lo law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at he Clerks Office, 2nd Floon,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Second Tlhursday in
the month of January, which is the 8th day of January, 2009
Dated this 19th day o November, 200
Barbaras Butler
Clerk of Circuil Court
Hendry County, Florida
302672 CGS 12/11,18,25/081/1/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following cernfl-
care, has filed said certificate for a lax deed to he issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was s-
sessed are as follows
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1321 2006 1-26-44-32-AOO-0189-0000 JOHN C. GOODMAN &
HELEN B GOODMAN
The South one-halof the East one-half of the North one-half it the Southwest one-
?uarler of the Soulhwest one-quarler of the Soulhwest one-guarter ot Section 25,
Township 44 Soulh, Range 32 Eas Hendry County, Florida SUBJECT to an ease-
ment for ingress egress and utildies over and across the East 30 feel thereof, Also
known as Lot 267, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on the Fourth Tuesday in
the month of November, which Is the 25th day of November 2008
Dated this 8th day of October, 2008.
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuil Court
Hendry County, Florida
302654 CGS12/11,1,25/0o 1/1/09

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given tha pursuant ant to a Wrd f Execution, issued in the Circuit
Court of Lee County, Florida, on the 30lh day o Oclobter, 2008 in the cause where-
in BarnelR Recovery Corporation is plaintiff and DOlsey Graham is defendants, being
Case number 91-3526CA, in said Court, I, Ronald E. Lee, SL., as Sheriff of Hendry
County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, ttie and interest of the defendant Dil-
sey Graham, in and to the following described property, lo-wit
Firsl Parcel
LoIs 50 and 51, Block D, SUNSET PARK, a subdivision lying in the W 1/2 of SW 1/4
of Section 8, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, LaBelle, Florida, as recorded in
Plate Book 2, Page 1, Hendry County Records, according to and as shown by survey
attached to Deed recorded In OR Book 107, Pages 497-498, Hendry County, Flori-
da: Account No. 2024329-670000D0162
LOCATION OF PROPERTY 790 Lincoln Ave, LaBelle, FL
Second Parcel
Lol 9, in Section 1 in Ford Park Subdivision, Section 8, Township 43, Range 29, of
he Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, Account No 2024329-
28000000070
LOCATION OF PROPERTY 780 Caloosahatchee Ave LaBelle, FL
Third Parcel
Lol 18, Section 1, Ford Park, per recorded map or plat in the Office of Ihe Clerk of
the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, Account No 2024329-28000000120
LOCATION OF PROPERTY: 780 Kissimmee Ave., LaBelle, FL
And on the 15th day of January, 2009 at the Hendry County Sheriff's Office, La-
Belle, Florida, at the hour of 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer
for sale all the said defendants, DIIsey Graham, right, title and interest in the afore-
said properly, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior li-
ens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest bidder for CASH IN HAND,
lhe proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and Ihe satis-
faclion of the above-described execution
Ronald E. Lee, S.
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida
By Captain Andy Lewis
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1251 2006 1-25-44-32-AOO-0110-0000 OSCAR PALMER, JR. &
ESPERANZA PALMER
The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter the
Southwest one-quarler of the Northwest one-quarter of Section25, Township 44
South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an ac-
cess road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 1147, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certicate will he sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LeBelle, Florida, al 11 00 A M, on the Second Thursday in
the month ot January, which is the 8th day of January, 2009.
Dated this 19th day of November, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
302638 CGS 12/11,18,25/081/1/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder Ot Ihe following certi-
cate, has filed said certificate or a tax deed t be ssued thereon The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1494 2006 1-36-44-32-AOO-0183-0000 Caminito Fond-Rose
The North one-half irthe Northeast one-quarter o the Northwest one-uarter Mofthe
Southeast one-quarler of the Southwest one-quarter of Secion 36, Township 44
South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT o an easement for an ac-
tess road overthe East 30 feet thereof SUBJECT to an easement tor a drainage ca-
nal over the North 30 feet thereof ALSO known as Tract 4051, MONTURA ANCH
ESTATES, an unrecorded subdvision.
Less and except Gas, il and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record,
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, Slate of Florida
Unless such cerldicae shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certiicate will be sold lo the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Second Thursday in
the month io January, which is the 8th day of January, 2009
Dated this 19th day of November, 2008
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
302578 CGS 12/11,18,25/08 1/1/0

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to a Wril of Execution, issued in the Circuit
Court of Collier County, Florida, on the 18ih day of November, 2008 in the cause
whereto Orion Bank is plaintiff and John A Carbona, Russell S Wesenberg, Don-
na L Wilkerson, Thomas Randy Wilkerson and North River Ranch Investments Is
defendant, being Case Number 08-2642CA, in said Court, I, Ronald E. Lee, Sr., as
Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all Ihe right, title and interest of
the defendant and John A Carbona, Russell S Welsenberg, Donna L Wllkerson,
Thomas Randy Wilkerson and North River Ranch Investments, in and to the fol-
lowing described property, to-wil
A parcel of land lying and being in Section 17, Township 43 South, Range 28 East,
Hendry County, Florida, said Paxcel being more particularly described as fol-
lows Commencing at the Southwest corner of the East one--half, of the Southwest
one-quarter, of said Section 17, Thence N 0101'17 E, along the West line of said
fraction, 1532 71 feet to the point of beginning of the lands herein described,
Thence continue N 0101'17" E along said West I ne, 1131 60feel to the Northwest
corner of said East one-half, of the Southwest one-quarter; thence S 8855'55" E,
alonp Ihe North line o the South one-half o said section 17,2658 67 eet to the
Northeast corner of the West one-halt of the Southeast one-quarter of ,aid Section
17; Thence S 005557" W, along the East line of said West one-half of the South-
east one-quarler, 2330 90 feet to the Northeast corner of the South one-half of the
South one-hat of the Southwest one-quarter of, The Southeast one-quarter of said
Sectin 17; Thence N 88-56'19 W, along the North line of said fraction, 1330.73
feetto the Northwest corner of said traction,Thence S 0102'01" W, along the West
line of said traction, 283 01 feet to the North right of way line of County Road Num-
ber 78; Thence N 8856'35" W, along said right of way line 332.83 feetto an inter-
section with the East line of the Southwest one-quarler, of the Southeast one-
quarter, of the Southeast -one-quarter, o the Southwest one-quarle, if said section
17; Thence N 0102'00m E, along said East line, 283.01 feettothe Northeast corner
of said fraction, Thence N 3041'01" E, 295 79 feet, Thence N 0102'15" E,,arallel
to the East line of the Southwest one-quarter, of said Section 17, 953 20 feet,
Thence N 8931'04 W, 1145.85 feet to The West line it the East one-half of the
Southwest one-quarier, of said Section 17, and the point of beginning
The West 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4, and
the Northwest 1/4, and
the West 1/2 of the Southwest 1/4,
all lying, in Section 17, Township 43 South, Range 28 East,
all lying in Hendry County, Florida,
LESS thy: East 850 feel of the West 1/2 of the Southwest 1/4 and LESS road
right-of-way for SR -78, f Section 17 Township 43
South, Range 28 East
And on the 22 day of JANUARY, 2009 at the HendryCounty Sheriff's Office, LaBelle,
Florida, atthe hour of 11 00am, or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale
all the said defendant's, and John A. Carbona, Russell S. Weisenherg, Donna L.
Wilkerson, Thomas Randy Wilkerson and North River Ranch Invesiments, right,
title and Interest In the aforesaid property, at public auction and will sell the same,
subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest
bidder for CASH IN HAND, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to he pay-
ment of costs and the salisfatction of the above-described execution
Ronald E Lee, Sr
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida
By Captain Andy Lewis
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NOTICE OF MEETINGS
SOUTH SHORE DRAINAGE DISTRICT
South Shore Drainage District Board Meetings will be held at the District Office locat-
ed at 2832 N Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 on the following dates and
time
M EATING DA- TIME
oar Meeting /1 / 10 OA M
oar Meeting /1 / 10: OA.M.
andowner Mt /1 10 OA M
;oar Meeting /1 / Fol wing LO
oar Meeting /1 / 10 OA. M.
;oar Meeting 1 / 10 TA M
oear Meting /1 / 10 OA M
goar Meeting /1 / 10: 0A. M.
oar Meeting /1 10 DA M
oear Meting /1 / 10 OA M
goar Meeting 0/ 9 10: 0A. M.
oar Meeting 1/ 9 10 DAM
oiar Meeting 12,16, 9 10 OAM
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requir-
Ing special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the
District at (561) 996-2940 at least five (5) days prior to the date of the proceed-
ing
Dated this 25th day of December, 2008.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
SOUTH SHORE DRAINAGE DISTRICT
304720 CGS 12/25/08

NOTICE OF MEETINGS
CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Clewiston Drainage DistricI Board Meetings wil be held athe District Office located
at 350 W. Arroyo Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, 33430 on the following dates and
time
MEETING DATE TIME
card Meeting 1/ P M
board Meeting 2/ : F M.
board Meeting 3/ / P M
tar Meeting 4/ it PM
board Meeting 5/ : F M.
board Meeting 5/ P M
andowner Mtg 7/ P M
boardd Meeting 7/ owing LO
board MeettB 8/ P M
.oardM meeting 9/ f PM
boardd Meeting 10/ / PM.
board Meetng 11/ / PM
itar Meeting 12/ it PM
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disablities Act, any person requir-
Ing special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the
District at (561) 996-2940 at least five (5) days prior to the date of the proceed-
ing
Dated this 24th day of December, 2008.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT
304730 CN 12/25/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certihi-
cate, has filed said cerlflcale for a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1870 2006 1-21-43-34-040-OOOG-0030 Harry Lee Preston, Jr
Lot 3, blockG, HARLEM ADDITION NO 8, PHASE ONE, according to Ihe plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 136 and 137, Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, Slate of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ice, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Second Thursday in
the month of January, which is the 8th doa of January, 2009
Dated this 19th day of November, 2008
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
302675 CGS 12/11,18,25/08 1/1/09

NOTICE OF MEETINGS
EAST BEACH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
East Beach Water Control District Board Meetings wil be held at the District Office
located at 2832 N Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida, 33430 on the ollowing dates
and time
M EATING U4TE TIME
oar Meeting / / A M
oar Meeting /" / : A. M.
oar Meetting / A M
oar Meeting i/ A M
oar Meeting /" / : A. M
oar Meeting / / A M
oar Meeting / i/ A M
oar Meeting / : A. M.
andowner Mg / A M
oar Meeting i i/ 0 owing LO
ioar Meeting 1 /" / : A. M.
toar Meett 1 / / A M
oar Meeting 1 h/ A M
Pursuanto the provisions of the Americans with Disabilties Act, any person requir-
Ing special accommodation to participate In these proceedings should conlacl the
District at (561) 996-2940 at least five (5) days prior to the date of the proceed-
ing
Dated this 25th day of December, 2008.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
EAST BEACH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
304734 CGS 12/25/08
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTiETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO 06-S38 CA
UCN 282996CAOO938XXXXXX
WELLS FARGO BANK, N A,
AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST
SERIES 2005-FF6,
Plaintiff
vs
JEREMY D. MILLREN, at al
Defendants
RE-NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
an Order or Summary Final Judgment of
foreclosure dated January 31, 2007 and
an Order Reselling Sale dated December
2, 2008, and entered in Case No
06-938-CA, UCN 2B200CA000938XXXX
XX ot the Circuit Court of the Twentieth
Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County,
Florida, herein Wells Fargo Bank, N A, as
Trustee for the Mimi Trust Series 2005-
FF5 is Plaintiff and Jeremy D Millren,
SamanthaA Millren FirslFranklin Finan-
cial Corp; Port LaBelle Uni Four Proper-
t Homeowner's Association, Inc
Unknown Tenant No 1 Unknown Tenant
No. 2; and all unknown parties claiming
mteresi by, through, under or against a
named dele'ndant to Ihis actgin, or having
or claiming to have any right, tile or in-
teresi in Ihe property herein described,
are Defendants, wil sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash on the Second
Floor in front the Main Clerk's Ofie at
the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East
Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935
in Hendry County, Florida, at 11 00 a m
on December 31, 2008, the following de-
scribed properly as set forth in said Or-
der or Final Judgment, to-wit
LOT 12, BLOCK 2172 OF PORT LA.
BELLE UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN
60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing
special acommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the Clerk
of he Court not later than five business
days prior to Ihe proceeding at the
Glades County Courthouse, Telephone
863-946-0113 or 1-800-955-8770 via
Florida Relay Service
DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on Dec. 8,
2008
BARBARA BUTLER
As Clerk, Circuil Court
By Debbie Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
SMITH, HIAT & DIAZ, PA
Attorneys for Plaintiff
PO Box 11438
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438
3039B CN 12/18,25/08
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO 2007-827CA
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
Plaintiff
.is
ANDRES VAZQUEZ, el al,
DOeendant(s)
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOITCE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
an Order Rescheduling Foreclesure Sale
dated November 25, 2008 and entered in
Case No 2007-827CA of the Circuit
Courl of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit
in and for HENRY County, Florida
wiherei CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, is
the Plaintiff and ANDRES VAZQUEZ,
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; are the
Deent ants, I wilt sell o Ihe highesi and
best bidder tor cash at IN FRONT OFTHE
OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT,
BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY
OF THE HENRY COUNTY ADMINISTRA-
TION BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY
80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11 OOAM, on he 31of day of Dec
2008, the mtllowing described property
as set forth in said Final Judgment
LOT 55, BLOCK 2057 OF PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION AC.
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
60, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
AKA 3005 N LAKEWOOD ROAD
LABELLE, FL 339350000
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from he sale, I any, other than
the property owner as of the date of the
Lis Pentdens must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after Ihe sale
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of
this Court on December 12, 2008
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuil Court
By: /S/0D, HAMMOND
Deputy Clerk
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certiil-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2281 2006 4-10-43-29-020-2054-0030 Paul G Will & Ruth M Will

Lot 3, Block 2054, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, a subdivision according to Ihe plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fourth Tuesday in
the month of November, which is the 25th day of November, 2008
Dated this ath day of October, 2008.
Barbara S Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
302659 CGS 12/11,18,25/081/1/09

NOTICE OF MEETINGS
PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Pahokee Water Control District Board Meetings will be held at the District Office Io-
cated at 2832 N Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida, 33430 on the following dates and
time:
M EATING DAT TIME
Boar Meeting /14/ : A. M.
Land wner MIg /1 / A M
Boar Meeting /1 /a owing LO
Boar Meeting /1 /: A. M.
Boar Meeting /1 ;/ A M
Boar Meeting /11i A M
Boar Meeting ,/1 : A. M.
Boar Meeting /1 A M
Boar Meeting /1 A M
Boar Meeting /1 : A. M.
Boar Meeting 1/ 4, A M
Boar Meeting 1/ 1/ A M
Boar Meeting 2/t / : A. M.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans wihi Disabiliies Act, any person requir-
ing special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the
District at (561) 996-2940 at least five (5) days prior to the date of the proceed.
Ing
Dated this 25th day of December, 2008
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
304727 CGS 12/25/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certiil-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
136655 2005 1-27-44-32-AOD-0158-0000 Elna E Rodriguez
The South one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Northeast one-
uarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27,
township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub|ectto an easement
for ingress and egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also
known as Lot 53 of Montura Ranch Estates, unrecorded
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights nt owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on Ihe Second Tuesday in
the month of January, which is the Bih day aof January, 2009.
Dated this 19th day of November, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
302649 CGS 12/11,18,25/081/1/09


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cote, has tiled said certificate or a tax deed to be Issued thereon The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1359 2006 1-27-44-32-AOO-0112-0000 RED-HEAD DREAMS HOLDINGS, INC
The South one-half athe North one-half the Southwest one. quarter tnhe South.
west one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 27, township 44 South,
Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an access
road r the East 30 feet thereof and SUBJECT to right -oway of State Road 833, as
existing Also known as Lot 634, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in Ihe County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, an the Second Tuesday In
the month of January, which is the Bih day of January, 2009.
Dated this 19h day of November, 2008
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circui Court
Hendry County, Florida
302647 CGS 12/11,18,25/081/1/09

NOTICE OF MEETINGS
EAST SHORE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
East Shore Water Control District Board Meetings will be held at the District Office
located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida, 33430 on the following dates
and time
MEETING DAT T AVIE
Boar Meeting /14/ A M
Boar Meeting /11/ ; A M
Boar Meeting /11/ :; A.M.
Land wner Mig ./15/ A M
Boar Meeting /15/ a owing LO
Boar Meeting 1/13/ :; A.M.
Boar Meeting /10/ I A M
Boar Meeting '/15/ ;A M
Boar Meeting 1/12/ : A. M.
Boar Meeting 1/16/ A M
Boar Meeting 0/14, A M
Boar Meeting "1/11/ :; A.M.
Boar Meeting 2/15/ IA M
Pursuant to Ihe provisions of the Americans with Dabilities Act, any person requir-
ing a ecial accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact Ihe
District at (561) 996-2940 at least live (5) days prior to the date of the proceed-
ing.
Dated this 25th day of December, 2008
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
EAST SHORE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
304725 CGS 12/25/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which It was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2110 2006 3-01-43-34-010-0360-0100 Smith Properties City Walk, LLC
Lots 32 & 33, inclusive, in Block 360 at General plan of Clewiston, Florida as re-
vised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2,
Pages 71 thru 78, Inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on the Fourth Tuesday In
the month of November, which is the 25th day of November, 2008.
Dated this 8th day of October, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
302673 CGS 12/11,18,25/081/1/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which It was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2111 2006 3.01-43-34-010-0350-0101 Smith Properties City Walk, LLC
Lots 30 & 31, inclusive, in Block 360 of General plan of Clewiston, Florida as re-
vised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2,
Pages 71 thru 7, Inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in Ihe County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on the Second Thursday In
the month of January, which is the Bih day atof January, 2009.
Dated this 19h day of November, 2008
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk ao Circui Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT JULIAN MARY ANDERSON, holder of the follow-
ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a laxdeedto be issued thereon The cer-
tificate number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name In which it
was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1524 2001 1.22-44-32-010-0049-0080 REV JEREMIAH C DUGGAN
Lot 8, Block 49, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, according to
the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public Records of
Hendry County, Florida
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, Stale of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on the Second Thursday
in the month of January, which is the 8th day of January, 2009.
Dated this 19th day of November, 2008


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certif-
cate, has filed said Certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The Certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and he name in which it was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2242 2005 4-10-43-29-010-2033-0150 Vincent R Cordaro & Janet L Cordaro
Lot 15, Block 2033, PORT LABELLE UNIT 1, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 50, Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Second Tuesday in
the month of January, which is the 25th day of January, 2009.
Dated this 19th day o November, 2008
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197 512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC, holder of the following certif-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which It was as-
sessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2255 2006 4.10-43-29-020-2039-0030 Mercedes L Haye
Lot 3,. Block 2039, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Record of Hendry County, Flor-
ida
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor,
Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11 00 A M, on the Second Tuesday In
the month of January, which is the ath day of January, 2009.
Dated this 19th day of November, 2008
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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I
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution, issued in the Circuit
Court of Broward County, Florida, on the 12th day of August, 2008 in the cause
wherein First Union National Bank of Florida is plaintiff and Christopher Cage
a/k/a Christopher G. Cogle is defendant, being Case number 97-01818 COSO (62),
in said Court, I, Ronald E Lee, Sr, as Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied
upon all the right, title and Interest of the defendant Christopher Cage a/k/a Christo-
pher G. Cogle, in and to the following described properly, to-wit:
The Southeast ne-quarter oihe Northwest one-quarter io he Northwest ne-quar-
toer at the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 43 South, Range 31 East,
Hendry County, Florida also known as Lot 6, Block K, PIONEER PLANTATION, an
unrecorded subdivision a/k/a 575 Union Avenue (Parcel No
1-31-43-35-010-OOOK-006.0)
And on the 29th day of January, 2008 at the Hendry County Sheriff's Office, La-
Belle, Florida, at the hour of 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer
for sale all Ihe said detendanl's, Christopher Coge a/k/a Christopher G Cogle,
right, title and interest In the aforesaid property, at public auction and will sell the
same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the
highest bidder for CASH IN HAND, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to
the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution
Ronald E Lee, Sr
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida
By Captain Andy Lewis
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NOTICE OF MEETINGS
SOUTH FLORIDA CONSERVANCY DISTRICT
South Florida Conservancy District Board Meetings will be held at the District Office
located at 2832 N Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 on the following dates
and time
M ETING DATE TIME
oar Meeting /14/ 1100 A M
oar Meeting /11/ 11:00 A.M.
and wner Mtg /lilt 11 DO A M
oar Meeting /11/ Following LO
oar Meeting /15/ 11:00A. M.
oar Meeting /13/ 11 0A M
oar Meeting /13/ 11 00A M
oar Meeting /15/ 11:O0A.M.
oar Meeting /13/ 11 BOA M
oar Meeting /15/ 1100 A M
oar Meeting /14, 11:0 A.M.
oar Meeting ,/11/ 11 00AM
oar Meeting 12/16, i 11 00AM
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requir-
ing special accommodation to participate In these proceedings should contact the
District at (561) 996-2940 at least five (5) days prior to the date of the proceed-
ing
Dated this 25th day of December, 2008.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE
SOUTH FLORIDA CONSERVANCY DISTRICT
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY AUDIT COMMITTEE
Notice Is hereby given thatthe Hendry County Audit Committee will hold a meet-
ng Monday, January 12, 2009 at 1:30 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse
Square, Room #A-118,155 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida. The Committee is
composed of elected officials or their designees rom the following offices Hendry
County Board at County Commissioners, Sheriff, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Tax Col-
lector, Property Appraiser and Supervisor of Elections.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Auditing
Committee with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure
that a verbatim record a the proceedings is made, which record Includes the testi-
mony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County Audit Committee
304940 CB/CN 12/25/08

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution, issued in the Circuit
Court of Collier County, Florida, on Ihe 1I8th day of November, 2008 in Ihe cause
wherein Orion Bank Is plaintiff and Riallto Polnte Investments, LLC, John A Car-
bona, Russell S. Welsenberg, Donna L. Wilkerson and Thomas Randy Wilkerson
is defendant, being Case number 08.1643CA, in said Court, I, Ronald E Lee, Sr, as
Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and Interest of
the defendant Rialto Potnte Investments, LLC, John A. Carbona, Russell S. Weo-
senberg, Donna L Wilkerson and Thomas Randy Wilkerson, in and to the follow.
ing described property, to-wit
Government Lot 1 and 2, of Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida
LESS AND EXCEPT
Commencing at the Southeast corner of Block 98 City of La Belle, Section 4, Town-
ship 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence North 00 08' 14"
West (Basis for bearing is county and South Florida Flood Control District, right of
way map of Canal C-43) along the East line of sald Block 98, A distance of 29 10
feet to the South right of way line of the Caloosahatchee River Canal C-43 and the
point of beginning of the parcel herein described, thence North 53 20' 42" West
along said South right of way line a distance of 119 feet, more or less, to the North-
erly edge of the Old River; thence Southeasterly, along said Northerly edge, a dis-
tance of 185 feet, more or less, to the East line of said Block 98, thence North o00
08' 14" West along said East line a distance of 52 00 feet, more or less, to the point
of beginning (Westerly part of Island).
LESS AND EXCEPT
Beginning at the Southeast corner of Block 98 of the City of La Belle, North O'8'14"
West along East line of Block 98 25910 feetto South right of way of the Caloosa-
hatchee River Canal C-43 and Point of Beginning Southeast along the South right
of way at canal 43 to North Bankof Old Caloosahatchee River, North Westerly along
the North Bank to a point 52 feet South of Ihe point of beginning North 52 feet to
Point of Beginning
TOGETHER WITH Easement for ingress and egress, as recorded in Official Records
Book 218, Page 1037, Public Records of Glades County, Florida
TOGETHERWITH Perpetual access Road Easement, as recorded in Official Records
Book 229, Page 740, Public Records of Glades County, Florida and Official Records
Book 685, Page 1645, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
And an the 22nd day of January, 2009 at the Hendry County Sheriff's Office, La-
Belle, Florida, at the hour of 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer
for sale all the said defendants, Rialto Pointe Investments, LLC, John A Carbona,
Russell S Welsenberg, Donna L Wilkerson and Thomas Randy Wilkerson, rlght,
title and interest in the aforesaid property, at public auction and will sell the same,
sub ect to axes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest
bidder for CASH IN HAND, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the pay-
ment of costs and the satisfaction atof the above-described execution.
Ronald E Lee, Sr
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida
By Captain Andy Lewis
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NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution, issued in the Circud
Court of Dade County, Florida, an the 11th day of December, 1995 In the cause
wherein First Union National Bank of Georgia is plaintiff and Maria E. Colon is deen-
dani, being Case number 94-15317CC, in said Court, I, Ronald E Lee, Sr, as Sher-
Iff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and Interest of the
defendant Maria E. Colon, in and to the following described property, to-wit:
From the intersection of the north line of Section 33-43-29 wih the centerline of SR
29, run S 347' E along the centerline of SR29 a distance of 2061.8 feet to the Point
of Beginning THENCE N86 30' E 450 feet, thence S 347' E 75 feet, thence S 85'
30 W 450 feel to the centerline of SR 29, thence N 3 47' W 75 feet to the Point of
Beginning; LESS the westerly 50 Feet for right of way of SR 29. Being in Section
33-43-29, Hendry County, Florida, and commonly known as Business Lots 33-35
Inc, Section B-2 Labelle Ranchette a/k/a 4429 S SR 29, Labelle, Florida
And on Ihe 291h day of January, 2008 at the Hendry County Sheriff's Office, La-
Belle, Florida, at the hour of 11 00am, or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer
for sale all the said defendant's, Maria E. Colon, right, title and interest in the afore-
said property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior li-
ens, encumbrances and judgments, If any, to the highest bidderfor CASH IN HAND,
the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satis-
faction of the above-described execution
Ronald E. Lee, Sr.
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida


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By Captain Andy Lewis


NOTICE OF MEETINGS
PELICAN LAKE WATER CONTROL DISTRICTS
Pelican LakeWater Control District Board Meetingswill be held althe District Office
located at 2832 N Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 on the following dates
and time:
MEETING ODA TI"E
board Meeting 1/ / 0: 10 A. M.
board Meeting 2/ 0: 0A.M.
board Meeting 3/ 0 0A M
andownerMtg. 4/ / 0: OA.M.
board Meeting 4/ / 0 owing LO
board Meeting 5/ 0 0 A M
boardd Meeting 6/ / 0: 0 A. M.
board Meeting 7/ I 0: 0 A. M.
board Meeting 8/ 0 0 A M
board Meeting 9/ / 0: 0 A. M.
board Meeting 1 / 0: 0 A. M,
board Meeting 11/ B 0 A M
board Meeting 12/ i1 0: 0A. M.
Pursuant to the provisions of theAmericans with Disabilities Act, any person requir-
ing special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the
District at (561) 996-2940 at least five (5) days prior to the date of the proceed-
Ing
Dated this 25th day of December, 2008.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OFTHE
PELICAN LAKE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
Case #: 2008-CA-17

JP Morgan Chase Bank,
National Association
Plaintif,
-vs-
Luis M Calvo and Nicoleta F Calvo, His
Wife; Unknown Parties in Possession
#1; If living, and all Unknonw Parties
claiming by, through, under and against
the above named Defendant(s) who are
not known to be dead or alive, whether
said Unknown Parties may claim an In-
terest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grant-
ees, or Other Claimants
Defendants)



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated Dec. 3,2008, entered in Civil Case
No. 2008-CA-17 of the Circuit Court of
the 20thJudicial Circuit in andfor Glades
County, Florida, wherein JP Morgan
Chase Bank, National Association, Plain-
tiff and Luis M. Calvo and Nicoleta F Cal-
vo, His Wfe are defendants(s), I will sell
1o the highest and best bidder for cash,
AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE GLADES
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MOOREHAVEN,
FLORIDA, at 11:00 A.M. on February 5,
2009, the following described property
as set forth in said Final Judgment,
lo-wit

LOT 19, BLOCK 1, MOORE HAVEN RIV-
ER GARDENS, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 4, PAGE 130L PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,
IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPER-
TY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE
LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITHIN 50 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISBI-
LITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMPDA-
T10N IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN
THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED,
AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVI-
SION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE.
PLEASE CONTACT COURT ADMINIS-
TRATION NO LATER THAN SEVEN DAY
PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING AT 25
EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE,
FL 33935 WITHIN 2 WORKING DAYS OF
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE OF
SALE, IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
CALL: 1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE
VOICE IMPAIRED CALL:
1-800-955-8770
DATED at MOORE HAVEN, Florida, this
9th day of December, 2008.
BARBARA S. BUTLER

JOE FLINT
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Glades County, Florida

BY Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO 2008-CA-000307
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER NO-
VASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING
RUST, SERIES 2007.2,
Plaintiff
vs.
JULIA SHOCK, ET AL
Defendants
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
the Summary Final Judgment In Fore-
closure dated December 2,2008 and
entered in Case No 2008-CA-o000307
of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NA-
TIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUS-
TEE UNDER NOVASTAR MORTGAGE
FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007.2 is
Plaintiff and JULIA SHOCK, JOSH
SHOCK; JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER
PARTY IN POSSESSION, all unknown
parties claiming by, through, under or
against the named Detendant(s),
whether living or not, and whether said
unknown parties claims as heirs, devl-
sees, grantees, assignees, honors,
reditors, trustees, or in any other ca-
pacity, claiming by, through under or
against the named Defendants) are
the Delendant( ), I willnsll to the high-
est and best bdder for cash at the
2ND FLOOR IN THE HALLWAY OF THE
COURTHOUSE, of the HENRY County
Courthouse, In HENDRY County, Flori-
da, at 11:00 am, on the 2Bth day of
January,2009, the following described
property as set forth In said Order or
Final Judgment, to wid:
LOT 34, BLOCK 2149, PORT LABELLE,
UNIT 4, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGES 86 THRU 102, INCLUSIVE,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address:
4057 E SUNFLOWER CIRCLE, LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA 33935
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the IIs pendens, must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of the
Court this 11th day of Dec., 2008.
BARBARAS BUTLER
By: //D HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to Ad-
ministrative Order No 2 055
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, if you are a person
with a disability who needs any ac-
commodation In order to participate In
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to provisions of certain
assistance Please contact the court
Administrator at 25 East Hickpacehee,
LaBelle, FL 33935, Phone No
(941) 335-2299 within 2 working days
of your receipt of this notice or plead-
ing, i you are hearing impaired, call
1-800- 55-8771 (TO ), If you are
voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770
(V3 (Via Florida Relay Services)
30 0 CN12/18,25/08

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 22-2008-CA-000214
BENEFICIAL FLORIDA INC.,
Plaintiff
vs
MICHAEL M. MELLO; BUCKHEAD RIDGE
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.;
CHRISTINE A BROWN, UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF CHRISTINE A. BROWN;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL M.
MELLO, JOHN DOE, JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
N 'TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
inal Judgment of Foreclosure dated
he 18th day of Nov, 2008, and en-
red in Case No. 22-2008-
A-000214, of the Circuit Court of the
Oth Judicial Circuit In and for Glades
county, Florida, wherein BENEFICIAL
LORIDA INC. is the Plaintiff and MI-
HAEL M MELLO, BUCKHEAD RIDGE
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.;
HRISTINE A. BROWN; UNKNOWN
POUSE OF CHRISTINE A BROWN,
KNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL M.
DIELLO; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
KNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
ION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY
are defendants, I will selltothe highest
and best bidder for cash at AT FRONT
STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF COURT-
HOUSE at the Glades County Court-
house, In Moore Haven, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. on the ath day of January,
2009, the following described property
as set forth In said Final Judgment, to
wit:
ALL THAT CERTAIN LAIND SITUAT
N GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, V
OT 45 AND A PART OF LOT B.
LAT OF LOTS 'B' AND 21 THRU
CLUSIVE, BUCKHEAD RIDGE SU -
VISION AS SHOWN ON PLAT R
RDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 1 ,
BLIC RECORDS OF GLADE'
UNTY, FLORIDA; MORE PARTICLE
RLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOW
MM NCE AT A POINT WHERE T1
UT EASTERLY LINE OF LOT 4
TER ECTS WITH THE NORTHEAS.-
LY INE OF LOT 6 FOR A POINT
R POINT OF BEGINNING; RUN
EN E NORTHEASTERLY ALONG
E ORTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOT
A DISTANCE OF 75.15 FEET RUN
EN E SOUTHEASTERLY AT A 90
GR E ANGLE TO THAT OF THE
;EC DING COURSE A DISTANCE OF
FFET, THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY
.ON THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE
L T B A DISTANCE OF 75.15
ET, RUN ENCE NORTHWESTER-
AT A DEGREES ANGLE TO
AT OF T PRECEDING COURSE A
STANCE 25 FEET TO THE POINT
BEGIN NG TOGETHER WITH A
BILE H bE, PERMANENTLY AF-
ED At SITUATED THERETO,
ON TH REAL PROPERTY DE-
RIBED ABOVE, TOGETHER WITH
AT CER IN 1989 HIGH DOUBLE-
WIDE MO LE HOME IDENTIFIED BY
VIN NUM ERS: FLFLJ79AO8093HP
AND FLFLJ 9808093HP
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE CLAIM WITHIN O60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Acat 1990 ADA, Disabled
person who, because of their disabilities,
need special accommodations to partici-
pate in this proceeding should contact
the Senior Deouty Clerk Administration
whose Post Office Is located at the Lee
County Justice Center, Room 3112,
1700 MONROE STREET, FT MYERS, FL
33901, Telephone (239) 335-2299 or 1
(800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1
800) 855-8770 Via FL Relay Service, no
later than 5 days prior lto the Court
Date.
Dated this 2nd day of Dec. 2008.
Joe Flint
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2007-543-CA
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff
vs
KELLY DOTSON, et al,
Defendants)
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale
ated Dec 8, 2008 and entered in Case
a. 2007-543-CA of the Circuit Court of
he TWENTIETH Judicial Circuitin and for
ENODRY County, Florida wherein WELLS
ARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and
ELLY DOTSON; THE UNKNOWN
POUSE OF KELLY DOTSON N/K/A DEB
OTSON; are the Defendants, I will sellto
he hinhestand best bidder for cash at IN
RONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK
F THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND
LOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENRY
COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA al 11:00AM,
an the 7th day of Jan, 2009, the follow-
ing described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
BEING AT THE SECTION MONUMENT
AT THE STATE ROAD 80 SOUTH
RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND THE
NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE
NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF SEC-
TION 28, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH,
RANGE 28 EAST, HENRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA, THEN RUN EAST, ALONG
SAID TATE ROAD 80 RIGHT OF
WAY, ,393.04 FEET, MORE OR
LESS, 0 THE POINT OF BEGINNING,
THENC CONTINUE ALONG SIAD
RIGHT ,F WAY FOR A DISTANCE OF
100 F ET, THEN RUN SOUTHERLY
90 DI REES FOR A DISTANCE OF
431 FFET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE
ABAN DNED SAL RAILROAD
GRAD THENCE RUN WESTERLY,
ALON SAID RAILROAD GRADE, A
DISTA .CE OF 100 FEET, THEN RUN
NORTHERLY 90 DEGREES TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING, COMMONLY
KNOWN AS LOT 26, HIGHWAY BUSI-
NESS CENTER, UNRECORDED.
A/K/A H5305 STATE ROAD 80
ALVA, FL 33920
Any person claiming an Interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of the
Ls Pendens must Ie a claimwithinsixty
(60) days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal af
this Court on December I8, 2008
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circull Court
By:/S/0. HAMMOND
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No 2008-CP-41
INRE ESTATE OF
MARY JOSEPHINE HANAUER,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration f the estate of MARY
JOSEPHINE HANAUER, deceased,
whose date of death was January 29,
2008, and whose Social security num.
her Is 274-30-9592, Is the Circuit
Courl for Glades County, Florida, Pro-
bate Division, File No 2008-CP.41,
the address of is Probate Division,
PO. Box 10, Moore Haven, Florida
33471 The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are
Set ftorh below
All creditors o the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, on whom a copy of this notice
is 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 OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons who have claims or de-
mands against the decedent's estate,
Including unmatured,contingent or un-
hq dated claims, mus filetheir claims
wi this our[ WITHIN THREE 13)
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Fl ST PUB CATION OF THIS NOTICE.
AL CLAIM NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIt E PERI DS SET FORTH IN SEC-
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BA RED NOTWITHSTANDING THE
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AN CLAIM ILEDTWO (2 YEARS OR
MOgE AFTE THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF EATHI BARRED.
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is december 18th, 2008
MarkE Hanauer
Personal Representalive
4732 Lytle Road
Waynesville, Ohio 45058
William J Wallace, PA
Attorney for Personal Representative
115 NW11th Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Telephone: 863-47-4671
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 22-2008-CA-000154
AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC,
Plaintiff
vs
RALPH CONSTANT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF RALPH CONSTANT; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendants
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
the 18th day of Nov, 2008, and en-
tered in Case No. 22-2008-
CA-000164, of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Glades
County, Florida, wherein AURORA
LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff
and RALPH CONSTANT, UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF RALPH CONSTANT; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
JECT PROPERTY are defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at AT FRONT STEPS, SOUTH
DOOR OF COURTHOUSE at the Glades
County Courthouse, in Moore Haven,
Florida, at 11 00 a m on the ath day
of January, 2009, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said Fi-
nal Judgment, to wit
LOT 2, BLOCK 25, OF THE CITY OF
MOORE HAVEN, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 35, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE CLAIM WITHIN 50
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 ADA, Disabled
person who, because of their
disabiliNes, needspecial accommoda-
tions to participate in this proceeding
should contact the Senior DeputyClerk
Administration whose Post Office is lo-
cated at the Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, Room 3112, 1700 MONROE
STREET, FT. MYERS, FL 33901, Tele-
phone (2395 335-2299 or 1
[800) 955-1771 (TOO) or 1
(800) 955-8770 Via FL Relay Service,
no later than 5 days prior to the Court
Date
Dated this 2nd day at Dec. 200B.
Joe Flint
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
303835 CGS 12/25/081/1/09

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASENO 07CA114
BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC,
Plaintiff
vs
NINA KOBYLARZ, et al,
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO NINA KOBYLARZ
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
103-T Amblrll Drive
Manadalan, NJ 07726
CURRENTADDRESS UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDI-
VIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-
ER CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in GLADES County, Florida
LOT 24, BLOCK 57, PORT LABELLE,
UNIT 102, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
3, PAGE 66, OF THE PULBIC
RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
has been filed against you and your are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses within 30 days after the first
publication, if an onFlorida Default Law
Group, PL, Plaintiff's allorney, whose
address is 9119 Corporate Lake Drive,
Suite 300,Tampa, Florida 33534, and file
the original with this Court either before
service on Plaintiff's atffrney or immedi-
ately thereafter, otherwise a detaull will
be entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the Complaint or petition,
This notice shall be published once each
week for two consecutive weeks in the
Clewislton News,
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court an this 17th day of December,
2008.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Court
By /S/ Jennifnder Beois
As Deputy Clerk
*See Americans With Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office Is located at
Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112,
1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33910, telephone number
813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
TDDO, or 1.800S-55.B770 (v), via Flori-
da Reay Servce, not later thasen seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding.
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Christmas As the end of the beginning


By The Reverend Samuel
S. Thomas, Ph. D.
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
I have often asked people
"Where do you see yourself/
selves in five year?"
It is something that many do
not think about; the important
things is to "get the show on the
road" now.
Couples seeking to get mar-
ried want it to happen yesterday,
or at least right now, or at least as
soon as possible.
Someone starting a career says
"Finally, I've arrived" and before
the ink is dry on a diploma can't
wait to show the skills gathered
up.
Buying a house is a day of cel-
ebration, but it's only the first step


in making it a home.
That takes awhile as furni-
ture is placed, pictures are hung,
desks become cluttered, rooms
are renovated.
Buying is only the first step; liv-
ing out the dream that it brings is
the unfolding gift of that first day.
I remember having a list of
courses to complete hung up in
my room while I was in college;
checking off four of five of them
at the end of each term and look-
ing at how many more there
were to go before I'd be done so
I thought.
Now, we've just lived with an-
other time of waiting to "get the
show on the road" Christmas.
Finally, Christmas has come!
The question can still be asked;
"What will Christmas mean in five


years?" and like everyone anxious
for the coming of the big day, they
probably haven't though much
beyond the day.
Christmas is about the coming
of the Lord and all that it meant.
It is the end of hopes for cen-
turies; finally the big day has ar-
rived.
The first step was taken by
God; now we are to live out its'
promise.
Things will be different now;
there is a new relationship be-
tween God and humanity; It will
mean that hereafter there is a rea-
son to hope, a reason to believe
that the future will be better than
the past, and that things will be
different in the days to come.
Yes, the world is still not per-
fect; news seems to be going


from bad to worse, tragedies and
problems are still with us.
There is also the promise of
Christmas; with all that is wrong,
God has sent His Son to make
things right.
Why should we believe that?
The history of people before
the coming of the Lord is a history
of people that lived in hope.
Someday there would be
peace on earth; someday there
would be salvation, someday
there would be a new start for hu-
manity, and it will all come to us.
People could look to the past,
as bleak and dark as it often was;
and see that God was there all
along; guiding, leading, protect-
ing, sheltering, helping, giving
hope.
The Old Testament message


was that in spite of everything,
God's faith made it through, and
He never betrays His faithful.
His promise to send one to
bring this message once and for
all is what we celebrate at Christ-
mas; "For God so loved that he
gave his only begotten Son that
whosoever believes in Him would
not perish but have eternal life
(John 3:16)."
Christmas is the celebration of
God's "getting the show on the
road" so that in five years, or five
decades or five lifetimes, or here-
after, His people would see their
hopes become reality, The "big
day" has arrived; it is only the first
day of all the days to come.
Hereafter, we are to share with
God in a better life and world,
and finally in eternity with Him


because of what has begun on
Christmas.
We look back on those special
days but they are only the begin-
ning of promises to be lived out
for our lifetimes.
Christmas is like that; a spe-
cial day whose fulfillment is to
be lived out by us for this lifetime
and beyond.
Thanks be to God for all that
He gave us with the sending of
His Son, and the life it brings to us
now and always.
May each of you have a Blessed
Christmas; a time of celebration,
joy and hope.
May the One who came to
share an earthly home bless your
homes and families at this sacred
season.


A solitary soldier's special Christmas story


By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
As we celebrate Christmas
with our families, let us not for-
get those men and women who
are away from home, doing their
job that we might enjoy our free-
doms.
We have enjoyed so much
freedom for so long that some-
times we might be in danger of
taking for granted the sacrificial
costs of preserving it.
This Christmas season, let us
remember our Marines, Army
Soldiers, Coast Guards, Air Force,
Navy and Special Forces, both
past and present.
Remember also our "first re-
sponders" here at home, and all


those special people who sacrifice
their time, comfort, and some-
times their very lives for us that
we might be able to live our lives
in relative safety and security.
May we often stop and think
and pray for these special heroes.
May we in some small way try
to pay a tiny bit of what we owe
to those who have kept us free.
If possible, write a note or give
verbal thanks to let them know
we appreciate their sacrifices, as
well as the sacrifices their families
make.
And most of all, let us pray
constantly for them during this
holiday season, and continue to
bathe them in prayer in the days
ahead.
In honor of our soldiers every


where this Christmas season, I
would like to share this poem, "A
Soldiers Christmas Story," which
I have been told was written by
Major Bruce Lovely.
"Twas the night before Christ-
mas, he lived all alone, in a one
bedroom house made of plaster
and stone.
I had come down the chimney
with presents to give, and to see
just who in this home did live.
I looked all about, a strange
sight I did see: No tinsel, no pres-
ents, not even a tree.
No stocking by mantle, just
boots filled with sand.
On the wall hung pictures of
far distant lands.
With medals and badges,
awards of all kinds; a sober


thought came into my mind.
For this house was different, it
was dark and dreary.
I found the home of a soldier,
once I could see clearly.
The soldier lay sleeping; silent,
alone curled up on the floor in
this one bedroom home.
The face was so gentle, the
room in disorder not how I pic-
tured a United States soldier.
Was this the hero of whom I
just read? Curled up on a poncho,
the floor for a bed?
I realized the families that I
had seen this night, owed their
lives to these soldiers who were
willing to fight.
Soon round the world the chil-
dren would play, and grown-ups
would celebrate a bright Christ-


mas day.
They all enjoyed freedom each
month of the year because of
soldiers like the one lying here.
I couldn't help wonder how
many lay alone on a cold Christ-
mas eve in a land far from home.
The very thought brought a
tear to my eye.
I dropped to my knees and
started to cry.
The soldier awakened and I
heard a rough voice, "Santa don't
cry, this life is my choice. I fight
for freedom. I don't ask for more.
My life is my God, my country, my
corps."
The soldier rolled over and
drifted to sleep.
I couldn't control it, I contin-
ued to weep.


I kept watch for hours, so si-
lent and still.
We both shivered from the
cold night's chill.
I didn't want to leave on that
cold dark night this guardian of
honor so willing to fight.
Then the soldier rolled over,
and with a voice soft and pure,
whispered, "Carry on Santa it's
Christmas and all is secure."
One look at my watch, and I
knew he was right.
"Merry Christmas my friend,
and to all a good night."


'Let's Serve God and Defeat The Devil in '09!'


By Jackie Miller,
Evangelist
First Christian Church
One of the Old Testament
Prophets wrote "They call good
evil and evil good."
I think that certainly describes
many in our society today.
Our nation will regain its great-
ness and strength only by restor-
ing the validity of the Bible as the
eternal message from God.
The strength of the nation will
be found in its commitment and

Religion briefs

Grace Fellowship
A Church for All Nations -
Belle Glade Campus, located in
the Goodwill Shopping Plaza at
233 Avenue A & B in Belle Glade,
announces it Women's Ministry
Summit 2009, "There is no issue
that Christ can't heal," Friday, Jan.
2, 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 3, 9
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mini-sessions are designed to
teach and minister (from bibli-
cal yet practical perspectives) to
women who have experienced or
are experiencing issues of life.
Summit participation is free to
the public.
To register contact: Lawanda
Harper at 561-924-3126 or lawan-
daharper@mac.com.

Christmas Eve Service
St. John the Apostle and Holy
Nativity Episcopal Churches will
combine their Christmas Eve Ser-
vice at Holy Nativity this year.
The service begins at 7 p.m
with Deacon Charles Cannon of-
ficiating.
The Church of Holy Nativity is
located at 1020 East Main Street,
Pahokee, Fla.
For further information please
contact Nancy C. Smith, Senior
Warden of St. John's 561-996-
3321.


obedience to the Bible as the in-
spired and authoritative Word of
God!
Someone has attributed the
following to Paul Harvey. The
message is entitled "IF I WERE
THE DEVIL" and this is what it
said:
*I would gain control of the
most powerful nation in the
world.
*I would delude their minds
into thinking that they had come
from man's effort instead of God's
blessing.


New Years New leaf
revival at First Chris-
tian
First Christian Church, 201 N.
Francisco, will be having a Reviv-
al, Jan. 2 to Jan. 4, 7 p.m.
The Evangelist for the Revival
will be Tom Weaver of Rock Solid
Ministries. Tom has held two pre-
vious Revivals for the church and
was well received. J. D. Miller,
Producer-Writer of Versailles,
Ky., will be the Pianist. J. D. is a
master pianist has has produced
recordings for some of the most
well-known Gospel Singers.
He traveled with Bill and Glo
ria Gaither and co wrote music
with them. Jackie Miller, local
Minister, will lead the singing.
"The Bowdens" from Ky. and
composed of three teens and
one pre-teen, will be the "Special
Singers!"
Services will be held each eve-
ning at 7 p.m. and Sunday morn-
ing at 11 a.m.
The Revival Team will also
Kick-Off Worship Services at "The
Glades" on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 9
a.m.
"The Glades Resort" is located
on Route 80 between Clewiston
and Labelle.
Jackie Miller, Minister of First
Christian extends a cordial invita-
tion for everyone to attend.


*1 would promote an attitude
of loving things and using people,
instead of the other way around.
*1 would dup entire states into
relying on gambling for their state
revenue.
*1 would convince people that
character is not an issue when it
comes to leadership.
*1 would make it legal to take
the life of unborn babies.
*1 would make it socially ac-
ceptable to take one's own life,
and invent machines to make it
convenient.


Clewiston Church of
God Service Times
announced
The Clewiston Church of
Christ would like to announce
their regular service times to the
public and invite anyone interest-
ed in attending.
Sunday Bible Class will begin
at 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship be-
gins at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening
Worship will start at 6 p.m., and
Wednesday Bible Study starts at
7 p.m.
The Clewiston Church of
Christ is located at 336 Central
Ave in Clewiston.
For further information please
call 863-983-8822.

Rummage, Bake Sale
at Calvary Baptist
Church
The youth of Calvary Baptist
Church are having a Rummage/
bake sale every Saturday morning
from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The church is located at 1075
Davidson Rd. Hookers Point. in
Clewiston. We are raising funds
for a youth seminar in January.
Donations accepted.


A.A


*I would cheapen human life
as much as possible, so that the
lives of animals are valued more
than human beings.
*I would take God out of the
schools, where even the mention
of His name was grounds for a
lawsuit.
*1 would get control of the
media, so that every night I could
pollute the mind of every family
member for my agenda.
*1 would attack the family, the
backbone of any nation.
*1 would make divorce accept-


able and easy, even fashionable,
because if the family crumbles, so
does the nation.
*I would compel people to ex-
press their most depraved fanta-
sies on canvas and movie screens,
and I would call it art.
*I would convince the world
that people are born homosexu-
als, and that their lifestyles should
be accepted and marveled.
*I would convince the people
that right and wrong are deter-
mined by a few who call them-
selves authorities, and refer to


their agenda as "politically cor-
rect."
*1 would persuade the people
that the church is irrelevant and
out of date, and that the Bible is
for the naive.
*1 would dull the minds of
Christians to make them believe
that prayer is not important and
that faithfulness and obedience
are optional.
*1 guess I would leave things
pretty much the way they are
right now!
That's why we need a revival!


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Thursday, December 25, 2008 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 13


School Happenings


Westside Elementary
School
Nestle Pure Life Water bot-
tle project
Westside elementary has been
hard at work this school year. One
of the major yearlong projects the


students and faculty are working
on is the Nestle Pure Life Water
Bottle collection. The school is
collecting not only the bottles for
recycling, but the labels from the
Nestle bottles. The labels are then
saved and redeemed for physi-
cal education equipment for the
school. The biggest goal is to save


more labels than any other reg-
istered school in the nation! The
one school who saves the most
during the months of September
through February will learn a
new playground for their school!
So far, Westside has collected
nearly 5,000 labels. Our goal is
over 15,000. Westside invites


the community to join us in our
quest for new physical education
equipment and the possibility of
a new playground. For anyone
interested in helping us reach our
goal, please call 863-983-1570 and
a representative from the school
will be more than happy to pick
up the bottles and the labels!


Clewiston Christian
School
Christmas Play
Clewiston Christian School
would like to invite you to our
Christmas Play "A Mouse Christ-
mas". The program will be held


tonight, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Imme-
diately following the program we
will have Baked Spaghetti Dinners
for sale. For more information
you may contact us at 863-983-


5388.We look
you there!


forward to seeing


School briefs

Central Elementary Dec. 20 Jan. 4: Winter Eastside Elementary
School Break School
Upcoming Schedule: Jan. 5 and Jan. 6: Teacher Recorders
Dec. 19: Hurricane Make- Professional Day Mrs. Debbie Gwynn is selling
Up Day Last Day for Students, recorders in Music for 4th and 5th
Teachers, and Staff before Winter Jan. 7: Students return back grade students. The cost of the
Break to school recorder is $5.


Submitted photo

Movie night
Eastside's PTO had a movie night Friday, Dec. 5 in the Cafeteria. Everyone that attended
wore pajamas, and brought a pillow and blanket and enjoyed the movie The Polar Ex-
press.


Submitted photo

National Honor Society
Eastside Elementary students enjoyed having the National Honor Society Students from
CHS come and help decorate t-shirts on Friday, Dec. 12 for the upcoming 18th Annual
Kindergarten Christmas Concert.


Submitted photo

CMS Thanks Beef O'Brady's
Clewiston Middle School would like to thank Beef O'Brady's for their help with the pur-
chase of books for each grade level to read during DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) time
each day. Pictured with copies of the books are Danny Amaya, sixth grade; Telisa McCall,
seventh grade; Joey Simone, eighth grade and Ms. Kersten Maxson from Beef O'Brady's.
The restaurant will be continuing to help with this ongoing project by donating a percent-
age of meal checks with CMS flyers on Tuesdays in January of 2009. CMS is grateful for
their help and support for our students and the Literacy Initiative at our school


Submitted photo

RAK Club assists
Nine students from the Random Acts of Kindness Club showed their kindness by serv-
ing the Senior citizens who attended the Christmas luncheon at the John Boy Auditorium
on Saturday. Pictured here are Jonathan Hatton, Savannah Ridgdill, Cassidy Lee, Whit-
ney Thompson, Stephanie Hernandez, Alanna Mickler, Alyssa Mickler, Alexa Mickler and
Amanda Mickler. All of the students attend Clewiston Christian School.


Submitted photo

CES Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Richardson, who was cho-
sen as Central Elementary School's Teacher of the Year!
Mrs. Richardson is pictured proudly displaying her Gold-
en Apple Award with Hendry County Schools Superinten-
dent Rick Murphy.


Submitted photo

Luis Maisonet Taekwondo
On December 6, 2008, 25 CPAC students passed the promotional belt testing at Luis Maisonet Taekwondo in Clewiston.
The parents and staff are very proud of the accomplishment and achievements of those students who participated in the
testing. Students needed to perform techniques learned in the class cycle. Picture in the front row from left to right: Emily
Shamsundar, Javonte White, Joshua Valdez from Senior Orange to Green Belt, Jose Rios from Green to Senior Green, Mr.
Louis Mitta from Senior Red to Black Belt, Christian Schoener from Senior Blue to Brown, Wesley Clemons form Senior
Brown to Red, Brandon Shamsundar from Senior Orange to Green, Christopher Davidson from White to Yellow and Jesse
Lyvers from Blue to Senior Blue. Pictured in the second row from left to right: Zachary Dykes from Brown to Senior Brown,
Tameko Hornick from Blue to Senior Blue, Flavie Thivierge from Brown to Senior Brown, Brandon Calvo from Orange to
Senior Orange, Abel Alvarez from Green to Senior Green, Sherry Davis from Senior Brown to Red, Yamir Valdez from Se-
nior Orange to Green and Mr. Maisonet Chief Instructor. Pictured in the last row front left to right: Hector Calero, Yandy
Calero from Orange to Senior Orange, Kale Gibson from Brown to Senior Brown, Manny Del Llano from Senior Orange to
Green, Kim and Doug Clemons from Red to Senior Red, Mr. Cameron Crawford from Senior Red to Black Belt, and Steven
Rudd from Senior Brown to Red. Congratulations!




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RETAIL PRICE: $14,875


CLEWISTON
DISCOUNT:


SALE PRICE: $13,880
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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $9,780
CLEWISTON
DISCOUNT: $1,795
SALE PRICE: $7,985
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KELLY BLUE BOOK 1
SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $42,830
BELLE GLADE
DISCOUNT: $7,225
SALE PRICE: $31,971j


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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $35,209
BELLE GLADE
DISCOUNT: $7,225
SALE PRICE: $27,984
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KELLY BLUE BOOK
SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $24,381
BELLE GLADE
DISCOUNT: $13,397
SALE PRICE: $10,984


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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $21,392
BELLE GLADE
DISCOUNT: $7,408
SALE PRICE $13,984
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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $14,190
LABELLE DODGE
DISCOUNT: $2,290
SALE PRICE: $ 11,900O
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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $19,295
LABELLE DODGE
DISCOUNT: $8,298
SALE PRICE: $10,997


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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $17,992
BELLE GLADE
DISCOUNT: $2,007
SALE PRICE: $15,985


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SUGGESTED
I RETAILPRICE: $19,827
BELLE GLADE
DISCOUNT: $9,843
SALE PRICE: $9,984


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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $29,190
LABELLE DODGE
DISCOUNT: $11,192
SALE PRICE: $17,998,
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SUGGESTED
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SALE PRICE: $14,997


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SUGGESTED
RETAIL PRICE: $25,425
LABELLE DODGE
i DISCOUNT: $10,428
SALE PRICE: $14,997
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16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee Thursday, December 25, 2008


Helping Out
Sheriff Ronnie Lee thanks the local merchants for pitching
in, despite tough economic times.


Submitted to INI/HCSO

Heavy Duty
This vehicle was temporarily converted for civilian use,
during the Toys for Tots distribution in Hendry County.


Submitted to INI/HCSO

Pitching In
Everyone seemed to be in good spirits during the toy dis-
tribution event.


Submitted to INI/HCSO


A Happy Day
People of all ages participated
away event in Hendry County.


in the Toys for Tots give-


Well-attended affair
By all counts, the toy distribution event was
Hendry County Sheriff's Office reported.


a success, the


Submitted to INI/HCSO

A successful recovery
Investigators were happy to report the seizure of nearly
100 pounds of marijuana products from a home in Montu-
ra. To date, the present sheriff's administration has busted
44 grow operations.


Charge
Continued From Page 1
dropped when they spoke to her
at the jail.
There, the woman told officers
that the reason she attacked the
man was because of the compro-
mising situation she found him in
earlier in the day.
She told officers that the sus-
pect punched her twice in the
back of the head, and kept push-
ing her to the floor, following an
argument about her moving out.
Investigators determined she
was a victim of battery, domestic
violence, and had simply acted in


defending herself. She said she bit
him while he pinned her to the
floor, and held her head against
his chest to keep her from escap-
ing.
In his defense, the suspect
reportedly told officers that the
woman had threatened to bring
these allegations forward if he
mistreated her or left her.
The suspect told deputies that
the fight broke out between him
and the mother over money.
News Editor Jose Zaragoza can be
reached atjzaragoza@newszap.
comn.


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3/2/2 5006 WILDGOOSE new home $750/M
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2/2/1 TOWNHOUSE $750/M
3/1/1 CAR S EDGEWATER $800/M
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863-675-8868
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