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Title: The Clewiston news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Clewiston news
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston, Fla.
Clewiston, Fla
Publication Date: March 18, 2010
Copyright Date: 2010
Frequency: weekly
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Subject: Newspapers -- Clewiston (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Hendry County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hendry -- Clewiston
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
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Thursday, March 18, 2010


EWS


500 Plus tax


Wary


deputy


foils


burglary
PBSO Report
While on routine patrol in the
Sunshine Estates area of Clewis-
ton, Florida, Deputy Leroy Brooks
spotted a young male standing at
the back of a residence looking
into the window of the home.
After watching the suspect look
into the window and making no
effort to knock on the door, Dep-
ity Sheriff Brooks approached the
young man later identified as 16-
year-old Karlos Perez. Perez told
the Deputy that he was looking
See Burglary Page 14


Check out what the local
Clewiston Performing Arts
Center is up to on Page 11.


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Miss US South Florida Teen Pageant


INI/Ashley Smith
Last week 10 local girls competed in the Miss U.S. South Florida Teen Pageant. From left to
right are the top four ladies who placed on Saturday, March 13: Tonie Tolar, first runner-up;
Brittany Bacallao, crowned queen; Corie Robertson, second runner-up and Alexia Eighner
place third runner-up.

5 charged in selling alcohol to minors


Four of five
businesses in
violation located in
Clewiston
By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
Clewiston News
Some may see it like a minor
crime in the grand scheme of
things, but local law enforcement
officials disagree with the gener-
alization.
Selling alcohol to minors is a
serious crime to them. It is also
one that they're prepared to rid
the county of through a ramped
up enforcement program that
earlier this month resulted in the
arrest of five individuals in busi-
nesses in Clewiston and LaBelle.
The effort is a partnership in-
volving the Hendry County Sher-
iff's Office, the Florida Division of
Alcohol, Beverages and Tobacco
(ABT) and the Clewiston Police


Department.
The March 12 operation had
undercover agents purchasing
or attempting to purchase alco-
holic beverages at 18 businesses
throughout Hendry County.
When they weren't asked for
identification, agents swooped
in to charge employees with the
crime.
In Clewiston, employees at
the Gator Bait Pub, Super Stop
Gas Station, the Tiki Bar and La
Fiesta Bar were found in violation
of the law and were placed under
arrest. In LaBelle, an employee of
the Primetime Shell Gas Station
was arrested.
April Britt, Susanne Evenson,
Sandro Cordova, Angela Lancast-
er and Maria Alfrado were each
charged with selling alcohol to a
minor.
In many cases, will not take
a person to jail, but will issue
the suspect a notice to appear in
court. Persons arrested face mis-
demeanor charges and very little


jail time, in most cases.
According to Lt. Susan Har-
relle, public information officer
for the Hendry County Sheriff's
Office, officers and deputies will
be conducting more sweeps, but
said the agencies would not an-
nounce when.
"You want it to be a surprise,"
she said.
The ultimate goal, Steve Whid-
den, Hendry County sheriff, said,
is to conduct a sweep like this
and not have any arrests. While
five businesses were charged, 13
additional businesses did not sell
alcohol to minors -- an encourag-
ing fact, said the sheriff.
"You had 13 businesses that
did comply that did do the right
thing," said Lt. Harrelle.
The sheriff agreed.
"Our goal is to get where
there's none," selling alcohol to
minors, he said.
Agents provided identifica-
See Alcohol Page 14


Housing


market


slump


grips


city
New home permits
down, remodel
permits up
By Amy McKown
Special to the Clewiston News
Housing market recovery is on
every realty discussion board and
on the minds of every homeowner.
While the numbers look bleak, re-
altors are optimistic.
For one realtor, the market
downturn had her close the doors
to her own realty business and take
up a second job. Terry Rangel had
Olde Town Realty for two years
when she decided that the market
was falling in 2007. But she doesn't
regret it at all and knows the mar-
ket will return.
"One reason I closed my busi-
ness is because I didn't finance
everything. I don't regret it. It was
the best experience a 27-year-old
could ever have. I am still in real
estate and working two jobs."
Like other realtors in town, Mrs.
Rangel is doing business despite a
slow and unusual market.
"I'm doing deals right now, but
it's not the typical every day seller,"
she said. "It's foreclosure busi-
ness."
The Hendry County Appraisers
web site shows only six single fam-
ily home sales since the first of the
year in Clewiston, but it is showing
seven foreclosures here. In the last
See Real Page 14


Vol. 85 No. 37




2 Clewiston News Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 18, 2010


Local Weather

Weather Forecast for Hendry County
from the National Weather Service.

Clewiston and surrounding
areas:
Thursday: A 20 percent
chance of showers. Partly
cloudy, with a high near 71.
Breezy, with a west wind be-
tween 8 and 17 mph, with gusts as high
as 23 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around 51.
Northwest wind between 6
and 11 mph.

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a high near 76. North wind
between 3 and 7 m ph. ........................

Friday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around 50.
East wind between 3 and 5
mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 80. Light
southeast wind.

Saturday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around
53. Southeast wind around 6
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Sunday: A 20 percent
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cloudy, with a high near 83.

Sunday Night: A 20 per-
cent chance of showers. Part-
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61.
Monday: A 20 percent
chance of showers. Partly --
cloudy, with a high near 82.




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News in briefs


Blood Drive
Please come out and donate a unit of
blood! The Big Red Bus will be at Wal-Greens
in Clewiston from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday,
March 19. Anyone who donates will receive
a $10 gift card for Walgreen's, a T-Shirt, and
a Hungry Howie's food coupon. One unit of
blood Can Save up to 3 Lives.

Babysitting Course
The American Red Cross will be holding
a babysitter course for ages 12-15 on May 8,
2010 at the Youth Center from 9 a.m. to 4


p.m. All participants need to bring their own
lunch. Space is limited, so please pre-regis-
ter by May 4, 2010. For more information or
to register please call 863-983-1492.

Revival Services
First Baptist Church of Clewiston cordial-
ly invites you to their Revival Services begin-
ning Sunday, March 22 through Wednesday,
March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Shawn Bergen, Pastor
of Church Planting at Grace Baptist Church
in Cape Coral, Fla., will be leading us in our
Revival emphasis. The public is welcome


and nursery will be provided.

All Cancer survivors
If you are a cancer survivor we need
you to fill out a cancer survivor form. These
forms are sent to the American cancer so-
ciety. All mailings will come from them.
Your information is kept confidential. You
should be able to get this form from your lo-
cal pharmacy. Forms need to renewed every
year. Filling out this form will make it pos-
sible for you to be notified of special events
for you the survivor. We want to celebrate
with you.


General News and Information

Quit smoking now LaBelle. There will be five sessions total, People who love pets but cannot adopt
A free Community Health Promotion beginning at 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. For in- one for one reason or another now have an-
Program. Quit smoking and quit spiy Health Promotichew formation, and to register contact please call other way to help. Caloosa Humane Society

tobacco today Free nicotine replacement Nora Duley-Maldonado or Valarie James at has just added a feature to its pet list on Pet-
therapy, gum, patches and lozenges for Hendry County Health Department at 863- finder.com called Sponsor a Pet.
those that are eligible! This program is be- 674-4041 ext. 128. Sponsored by Everglades With a simple click of a button, a visitor
ing held now until April 7 on Wednesdays Area Health Education Center. can make a donation to a pet's care. To see
at the Hendry Regional Convenient Care pets available to sponsor, visit www.dogn-
Center located at 450 South Main Street in Sponsor a pet cat.petfinder.com.

Clubs and organizations


Sunset Storytime
Sunset Storytime will meet again at the
Clewiston library on Monday, March 22 at
6:30 p.m.
The program features local teens, under
adult supervision, reading stories to local
children. The program is absolutely free,
no cost at all. For more information, please
contact the Clewiston Library at 863-983-
1493.

Museum program and
dessert auction at museum
Don't miss the special speaker program
on the Everglades at the Clewiston Museum
on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. In conjunc-
tion with the final speaker program, the
Friends of the Museum will hold a silent auc-
tion of special desserts created by some of
our city's best bakers.
The desserts will be on display in the
museum conference room beginning at 6
p.m. with open bidding until the start of the


program. When the program ends at 8 p.m.,
there will be a short time for final bids at the
close of which the desserts will be awarded
to those with the highest bid.
All proceeds go to help support the pro-
grams and operation of our museum. The
whole community is invited and encour-
aged to participate. For more information,
call museum director Butch Wilson at 863-
983-2870.
The museum is located at 109 Central Av-
enue. Come check out the program. Come
check out the desserts! Come help support
the museum!

Revival Services
First Baptist Church of Clewiston cordial-
ly invites you to their Revival Services begin-
ning Sunday, March 22 through Wednesday,
March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Shawn Bergen, Pastor
of Church Planting at Grace Baptist Church
in Cape Coral, Fla., will be leading us in our
Revival emphasis.
The public is welcome and nursery will
be provided.


Cattlemen's Association
Ranch Rodeo
The Hendry County Cattlemen's Associa-
tion present their "1st Annual Ranch Rodeo"
on Saturday, March 20 at the LaBelle Rodeo
Grounds at 5 p.m.
This elite rodeo will feature REAL Florida
cowboys and cowgirls vying for the oppor-
tunity to compete at the Florida Cattlemen's
Association state finals in Kissimmee. The
rodeo is benefitting HCCA Youth Programs
and Hendry County 4-H.
Admission is $5 and young'ens 10 and
under are free!

CHS Class Reunion
CHS Class of 2000 ten year reunion will
be held on June 4 to June 6. Events to be
held throughout the weekend in Clewiston.
Sign up now at CHS-Classof2000.com.
For further information, please visit our
website or contact Bill Fabian by e-mail at
wtfabian@gmail.com.


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Submitted photo/Clewiston Inn

Pakistan President stops in Clewiston
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, center, made a surprise stop
at the Clewiston Inn last week, grabbing a bite to eat before continuing on a
tour of Florida. The president had made an appearance in West Palm Beach
on Tuesday, and prepared to visit Sarasota. Yasir Khan, right, spoke to Mr.
Musharraf in his native language. The president delighted in the food.


Bill and Anne Ramsay of Berea, are pleased
to announce the engagement of their
daughter, AmberRose toJason Eric Wilson,
son of Butch and Glenda Wilson of Clewiston.
Amber completed her Masters degree in
Elementary Education at Eastern Kentucky
University in December 2005. She presently
teaches private piano lessons at her studio in
Lexington, Ky. Eric graduated from Texas A&M
University in December 2005 with a Masters de-
gree in Biological Science. He is currently em-
ployed as a scientist with PBS&J Corporation.
From their youth Eric and Amber have
committed their futures and their marriage


choices to God in prayer. After meeting Amber
and getting to know her for nearly a year, Eric
asked her father for his blessing and then of-
ficially proposed December 19, 2009. Amber
and Eric and their parents, give thanks to
God for bringing them together and for pre-
paring them for His plans for their shared life.
Friends and family will be gather-
ing to celebrate their marriage ceremony
at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2010, at the
Pilot Knob Baptist Church in Berea. Pastor
Bob Morrin of Journey Community Church
of Richmond will officiate. After the wed-
ding, the couple will reside in Lexington.


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Hotel California Concert (Free Concert) 9 PM
Small Animal Show 9 AM
Bob Teany Classic Car Show 12 Noon
Saturday Cattlemen's Association Spring Rodeo 2:00 PM
March 13th Miss Okeechobee County Fair Pageant- 5 PM
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Musharraf surprises staff
Yasir Khan said that former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf would not
take no for an answer. The former military man insisted on paying for his
food, after Mr. Khan offered to let him eat for free. "No, no, no, I have to pay,"
he told the Clewiston Inn owner. Khan's business partner, Floyd Salkey, at
left.


ENGAGEMENT
AMBER ROSE RAMSAY &
JASON ERIC WILSON





Church briefs


Clewiston

New church in town
Real Life Church Clewiston is a brand
new church in Clewiston and has begun
having services on Sundays at 10 a.m. and
Tuesday at 7 p.m. The services are being
held at the Clewiston Christian School, nurs-
ery and Childrens Church is provided. Be
sure to bring your bible because Real Life

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Church offers real answers for real people
found in the word of God. For more infor-
mation please call 863-288-8110.

Fish on Fridays
Fish on Fridays will be available at the
New Bethel AME Church beginning at 3
p.m. For more information please call 863-
983-6972.


Moore Haven
Church of God Prophecy Moore
Haven
Is accepting all donations from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. We will take in what you can afford to
donate to us to help the church.
For more information, call 863-612-0640
or 863-230-0519.
Thrift shop open at Church of God
The Church of God of Prophecy, in Moore


Haven, will have a thrift shop open on Sat-
urdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all things are
given for a donation, this is to help for ex-
penses of the church.
We feel in helping the church it is helping
you also, with your needs.
All things are nice and clean, these things
are supplied by Cowboy Church Hand and
Hand Ministries of Palmdale, if you would
like to help us call 863-612-0640, if no an-
swer leave message, God bless you.


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As a parent, how to ensure our 'Teen Success'


By Pat Dobbins
The teen years often cause stress for
teens and parents. Parents can't understand
how their well behaved children morphed
into moody teenagers demanding a driver's
license. It's interesting to know that teen-
agers say that parents are the most impor-
tant influence when it comes to drugs and
alcohol. Try to connect with your teen and
build a trusting relationship with them. Help
your teen pursue their interests and develop
their abilities. Take a walk or go for a drive
with your teen. When there's not much eye
contact, they won't feel like they are under a
microscope.
Because a teen's brain isn't completely
mature, they have a terrible time with facial
expressions. (You may feel surprised, but
they may think you're angry.) Add that to a
teen's tendency to act on impulse, be over-
reactive and have limited emotional control,
and you've got a recipe for major communi-


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cation problems.
Another fact: Your teen may act up around
you because there's hardly any risk in it. No
matter how horrible your teen may act, they
know that you won't ditch them (though
their friends probably would). Teens are
testing their limits with you because they
feel safe with you. Think of it as a compli-
ment.
According to the website www.drugfree.
org, it works like this: You listen without in-
terrupting (no matter what) and then sum
up what you heard for your teen to confirm.
In the end, you get clear information about
their problem and they feel understood.
Once your teen has had their
say, you might start with:
It seems like you're feeling...
I hear you say you're feeling...
I wonder if you're feeling...
Am I right that you're feeling...
Then describe the emotions you


saw:
It sounds to me like you're feeling hurt
and angry. Is that true?
I hear you saying that you're over-
whelmed. Am I right?
Or, use a figure of speech if that
works better:
It seems like you're at end of your rope.
Is that right?
Are you feeling like that situation is out
of control?
How can you get more involved in your
teen's life? Parental involvement leads to
higher achieving teenagers. Here are some
things that parents can do to develop teen
success.
Talk with your teen, try not to talk "at"
them.
Learn to "really listen" to your teen, and
try not to interrupt them.
Organize family activities and include
your teen in the planning


Encourage your teen to be involved in
community events
Attend and actively support your teen's
school activities
Attend parent-teacher meetings
Talk with your teen about school and
their activities on a regular basis
Help them with homework assign-
ments or offer to get them a tutor
Parental involvement is essential for teen
success. Never give up on your teen. Let
your teens see that you believe in them.
Have open and honest discussions with
your teen. Don't worry about who's right or
wrong listen carefully to your teen and
their responses will guide you and help you
to connect with them. Parents- when it
comes to your teens and alcohol, tobacco,
drugs, or any other harmful substance or
behavior-- be clear, be firm, be consistent-
Be the wall!


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Edith 'Betsy' Milam Crawford, 58
LABELLE Edith "Betsy" Milam Crawford,
age 58, of LaBelle, passed away March 12, 2010,
in Fort Myers.
She was born April 14, 1951, in Owensboro,
Ky., daughter of the late James Thomas and the
late Edith Elizabeth
(Garland) Milam.
Betsy was a long-
time resident of La-
Belle. She worked in .
Food Services for the
Hendry County
School Board for
thirty years and was -
the Food Service -
Manager at LaBelle F
High School.
Survivors include ; :
her hus-
band, Richard Wayne Crawford of La-
Belle; daughters, Nancy (James) Tanner of Este-
ro, Susan (Benjamin) Long of Cape Coral;
brother, Thomas (Sharon) Milam of Moore
Haven; grandchildren, Bryce Tanner, Alexis De-
Leon, Bubba Pequeno, Connor Tanner, and
Sara Pequeno
Funeral services were held Tue. March 16,
2010, 3:30 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in
LaBelle with Rev. Jim Lanier officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Ortona Cemetery, Moore
Haven.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests dona-
tions to Betsy Crawford Memorial Fund at Sea-
coast National Bank.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
LaBelle.
Cynthia Varnum Darland
MOORE HAVEN Cynthia Varnum Darland,
age 48, of Moore Haven, passed away March 11,
2010, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers.
She was born April 26, 1961, in Belle Glade to
the late J.R. and the late Claudette Varunum.
She was a loving mother and grandmother and
a caring aunt and great aunt.
Survivors include daughter, Sheena Darland;
grandchildren, Blake and Brooke Terryberry, all
of Parshall, Colo.; a brother, Johnnie Varnum
Jr.; and a sister, Patricia Kelley. She is also sur-
vived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces
and nephews and one very special lifetime
friend and companion, Tim Davis. She was pre-
ceded in death by her husband, Clint Darland;
and a brother, Tony Varnum.
There will be no services. A gathering of
friends will be held August 1, 2010, in Parshall,
Colo., at the family ranch to spread her ashes
along with the ashes of her late husband and
dear friend.
Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funer-
al Home LaBelle.


Glenn Ray Hall
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Glenn Ray Hall,
passed away Monday, March 8, 2010, in Life
Care Hospital in Mcallen, Texas.
He was born June 25, 1942 in Albuquerque,
New Mexico.
He was a veteran
of the Vietnam war,
serving eight years
on two tours with
the U.S. Navy. He re-
tired in 2005. He was
formerly Editor of
the Glades County
Democrat Newspa-
per, a jail administra-
tor at the Glades
County Jail, a teach-
er at the
Clewiston High School, and a Detective
and Sergeant for the Clewiston Police Depart-
ment.
He was preceded in death by his father, R.A.
Newsom; mother, Lillie Newsom Hall; step-fa-
ther, Tom Hall; and daughter, Maria Elena
Newsom.
He is survived by his brothers, Ronald News-
om and Robert Newsome of Truth or Conse-
quences, N.M.; his wife, Allison Hall of
Weslaco, Texas; and his children, Robert Ivan
Newsom of Rome, N.Y, and Shelly and Jason
Hall of Weslaco, Texas.
Myrna Jean Hagan, 68
MOORE HAVEN -Myrna Jean Hagan, age
68, of Moore Haven, passed away March 7,
2010, in Moore Haven.
She was born July 5, 1941, in Cottonwood,
Ariz., the daughter of the late Samuel and Neva
Lee (Walker) Hensley. She married Oscar Ha-
gan; he preceded her in death on May 18, 2009.
She was a Cashier for U-Save Grocery Store in
Moore Haven.
Survivors include two sons, Todd Patrick Ha-
gan and Allen Hagan; two daughters, Lessa
Jones, Linda Wooten; 12 grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death
by Husband Oscar Hagan and one Son Terry
Lynn Hagan.
Graveside services were held Thu. March 11,
2010 at 11 a.m. in the Pavilion in Ortona Ceme-
tery, 12870 W SR 78, Moore Haven with Rev.
Billy Ford officiating. Interment was Thu. March
11, 2010 in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven
where visitation will be one hour before servic-
es at Ortona Cemetery.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.






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Charles Keith Stiles
CLEWISTON Charles Keith Stiles, age 65, of
Clewiston, passed away March 12, 2010, in Cle-
wiston.
He was born Jan. 11, 1945, in Clewiston, the
son of the late Charles Arthur and the late Daisy
Mae (Sullivan) Stiles. Mr. Stiles married Margaret
Joanne Gamble. He was employed by Florida
Crystals at Okeelanta.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Joanne
(Gamble) Stiles; daughters, Elise Fredrick
(Thomas), Wake Forrest, N.C., Molly McQuaig
(John), Winter Park; brother, Edward Kenneth
Stiles (Linda), Clewiston; stepson, Bucky Sher-
man (Alina), Clewiston; granddaughters, Mae-
gan Fredrick, Marlene McQuaig, Morgan
Sherman; and grandsons, Gavin Fredrick, Harri-
son Fredrick and Ian McQuaig.
He was preceded in death by his parents and
Brothers, 0. C. Wilcox, Clarence W Stiles, Gil-
bert H. Stiles, Donald L. Stiles and Thomas W
Stiles, all formerly of Clewiston.
Cremation was in The Caloosa Crematory, at
LaBelle.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.


Walter Tommie Jr., 48
BRIGHTON RESERVATION Walter Tommie
Jr., age 48, of Brighton Reservation, passed
away March 11, 2010, in Sebring.
He was born July 16, 1961, in Clewiston, the
son of the late Walter Tommie Sr. and the late
Juanita (Smith) Tommie.
Survivors include brothers and sisters, Virginia
Lee Tommie of Brighton Reservation, Mollie
Tommie Jolly of Brighton Reservation, Mike
Tommie of Okeechobee, Willie Tommie of
Okeechobee, Maxie Lee Tommie of Brighton
Reservation, Betty Mae Tommie Billie of Brigh-
ton Reservation, Martha Jean Tommie of Brigh-
ton Reservation; aunts, Bessie Tommie of Fort
Pierce and Lois Smith of Brighton Reservation;
many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and neph-
ews and lots of cousins.
Funeral services were held Sun. March 14,
2010, 10 a.m. at First Indian Baptist Church in
Brighton Reservation with Rev. Matt Tiger offi-
ciating. Interment followed in Ortona Cemetery,
Moore Haven.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
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Lakeside Medical Center's Cardiac Rehab helps patients


Belle Glade, FL -At first glance, the Cardi-
ac Rehab facility at Lakeside Medical Center
looks like any other exercise facility. Weight
racks rest under a mirror on one wall, peo-
ple walk on treadmills and exchange small
talk, while others pedal dutifully on station-
ary bicycles. But this place is not designed
just for fitness.
"Many people think cardiac rehab is just
exercise, but it's so much more than that,"
said Karen Schutzer, RN, MS, Manager of
Cardiac Rehab and Wellness at Lakeside
Medical Center in Belle Glade.
Cardiac rehabilitation also known as
cardiac rehab -- is a comprehensive lifestyle
behavior approach to dealing with coronary
artery disease. Through a medically-super-
vised program of exercise, nutrition coun-
seling, and education, heart patients try to
stabilize, slow or even reverse the progres-
sion of cardiovascular disease. At Lakeside
Medical Center, Karen works with patients
who may have undergone a life-altering di-
agnosis or event, including bypass surgery,
stent placement, heart valve surgery, heart-
lung surgery, chronic angina, and heart at-
tack. Her job is to counsel and educate her
patients on specific actions they can take to


build stronger cardiovascular systems.
"I'm not afraid to be a little more aggres-
sive, if the situation allows," said Karen. "If
you walk three miles an hour today, then
let's see if we can move it up next time. I try
to move the patient as much as I can."
Karen also plays the role of trusted advi-
sor, as many patients feel a loss of control
after their procedure.
"I do a lot of teaching. I try to talk to them
after every session to encourage them about
the changes they need to make," said Karen.
"We are trying to rebuild their life, so they
have to try to stop smoking and lose weight.
It's a process, and it takes a while."
The typical cardiac rehab program takes
place in three phases. The first occurs just
after surgery, when hospital staff starts walk-
ing the patient. Teaching with both the pa-
tient and family starts in this phase.
The second phase is the outpatient work
after the procedure, to establish a docu-
mented program for recovery. This phase is
where Karen starts her work.
Phase three allows the patient more in-
dependence, but supervision is still neces-
sary. While Karen is able to work with her
patients one-on-one two days a week, she


encourages them to exercise on days they're
not with her.
"Some patients come in with bad atti-
tudes about exercise. But it should be fun,"
she said.
Karen begins each session by monitor-
ing blood pressure, heart rate and blood
sugar levels, which she reports back to the
patient's physician. Average blood pressure,
weight and change in personality over time
are all factors to consider in the patient's
progress. Exercise can even have an effect
on some medications patients may be tak-
ing.
"Sometimes, if they get into a new life-
style and stick with it, they are able to have
their doctor reduce their blood pressure
medications," she said.
Jane Thompson, a volunteer at Lakeside
Medical Center, started the Cardiac Rehab
program to address her high blood pressure
after retiring from her work as a school-
teacher. She knew she needed to exercise,
but needed help getting started. Karen
helped her learn to use the exercise equip-
ment and gave her tips on how to eat right.
The encouragement to focus on her overall
health has reaped benefits for Jane.


"I keep trying to push a little more, add a
little more, trying to build up from where I
started," said Jane.
The camaraderie that patients share in
the facility's group setting helps enhance
the recovery process. For patients without
family or supportive friends, isolation can be
devastating, especially as they grapple with a
serious diagnosis. While Karen can provide
medical information and tools for recovery,
the benefit gained from the encouragement
of others who may be walking through a
similar situation can't be measured.
Cardiac Rehabilitation, one of the hospi-
tal's outpatient services, empowers patients
to make much-needed lifestyle changes
that pave the way for healing and a heart-
healthy future. "The Cardiac Rehab facility is
one area where Lakeside Medical Center is
improving the health of our community in
a real and tangible way," said Brian P. Gib-
bons, Jr., Hospital Administrator. "With all
of her patients, Ms. Schutzer provides in-
spiration and the tools they need to achieve
happier, healthier lives."
For more information about Lakeside
Medical Center, visit our website at www.
lakesidemedical.org.


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR ADOPTION

OF LARGE SCALE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS


Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners on March 30, 2010, 5:05 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse,
Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider adoption of the Gardinier, Rodina, and West Hendry Area Plan Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendments Ordinance to the Future Land
Use Map of the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan.

Application No.: CPA07-0001
Application name: Gardinier

Applicant: Mr. Stephane Gardinier

Agent: Pavese Law Firm and EnSite
Request: The applicant is requesting to change the County's Future Land Use map from Agriculture to a new Mixed Use District on 627 +/- acres
located on SR 82, Felda, FL.
The Ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 2010-
AN ORDINANCE OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, ORDINANCE 91-05, AS AMEND-
ED, BY CHANGING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAR MORE SPECIFICALLY BY CHANGING APPROXIMATELY 627+/- ACRES OF LAND DESIGNAT-
ED AS AGRICULTURE TO A NEW MIXED USE DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS SR 82 MIXED USE DISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; SEV-
SRS M ....s o -_ ERABILITY; CODIFICATION; INCLUSION IN CODE AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


Application No.: CPA07-0005 4V ..- "" -.

Application name: Rodina
Applicant: The Viera Company (Duda and Sons) I

Agent: Richard Woodruff, DPA, AICP WilsonMiller, Inc.

Request: The applicant is requesting to change the County's Future Land Use map from Agriculture to a new _
Mixed Use District on 25,826.2 +/- acres.

The Ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 2010-
AN ORDINANCE OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE ------
PLAN, ORDINANCE 91-05, AS AMENDED, BY CHANGING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAR MORE SPECIFICAL-
LY BY CHANGING APPROXIMATELY 25,826.2 +/- ACRES OF LAND DESIGNATED AS AGRICULTURE TO A '-
NEW MIXED USE DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE RODINA COMMUNITY OVERLAY; PROVIDING FOR CON-
FLICT; SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION; INCLUSION IN CODE AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFEC-
TIVE DATE.

Application No.: CPAO4-04

Application name: West Hendry Area Plan

Applicant: Hendry County Board of County Commissioners

Agent: Dan Delisi, AICm Delisi Fitzgerald, Inc.

Request: The applicant is requesting to change the County's Future Land Use map that will include 3000 acres
S +/- to a new mixed use district.
The Ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 2010-
AN ORDINANCE OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE
PLAN, ORDINANCE 91-05, AS AMENDED, BY CHANGING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAE, MORE SPECIFICAL-
N LY BY CHANGING APPROXIMATELY 3000 +/- ACRES OF LAND IN VARIOUS LAND USE CATEGORIES TO
ii NEW LAND USE DISTRICTS, WHICH WILL COMPRISE THE WEST HENDRY COMMUNITY OVERLAY; PROVID-
ING FOR CONFLICT; SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION; INCLUSION IN CODE AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND
AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


All interested parties are invited to appear and be heard. Oral and written comments will be accepted. Copies of the proposed amendment are available for inspection at the Hendry
County Planning and Zoning Department, 165 S. Lee St., La Belle, FL between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and at the Clerk to the Board of County
Commissioners office, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., La Belle, FL between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission 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.

Any questions pertaining to these documents should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Department, either by phone (863-675-5240), email (i.... .... I. I i . I
U. S. mail (P O. Box 2340, La Belle, FL 33975) or by fax (863- 675-5317).
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County Board of County Commissioners




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10 years later, CPAC continues serving community


Clewiston
SPORTS NETWORK
submitted by Brenda Whidden
The Clewiston Performing Arts Center is
a "not for profit" organization located at 725
Central Ave and has been in operation for
10 years now. The board is proud to say that
for these 10 years the tuition costs have not
changed, and are actually lower for individu-
als who take multiple classes.
The studio currently offers tap, jazz, bal-
let, tumbling and cheer. We follow the Hen-
dry County School Board Calendar, with
classes beginning in August or September
and ending in April or May. Children range
in age from 3-years-old to 18, and are placed
in classes based on age and ability. There are
more then 100 students currently enrolled.
Dance instruction is provided by Lenette
Leyva who has been with the center for
several years now. We are thankful to have
Lenette as our tap, jazz and ballet instructor.
She brings a tremendous amount of talent
and experience to the program. She is also a
teacher at the Clewiston Middle school.
Tumbling and Cheer classes are provided
by MaryAnn Mammen and Kathy Crawford.
Both of them are teachers here in Clewiston,
also. MaryAnn has been teaching tumbling
since before CPAC was even formed. Kathy
and MaryAnn have also been involved with


other cheer programs in the area.
We are extremely blessed that these local
teachers have decided to sacrifice from their
personal time to provide these activities for
our students.
In the past we have offered adult dance,
"Mommy and Me" classes, art, guitar, ka-
rate, Pilates and Yoga. The classes we offer
are provided when there is an instructor
available, and if there is a demand. Anyone
interested in starting any new programs
should contact the Youth Center at 863-983-
1492 and they can forward the information
on to the Board of Directors. You could also
stop by the dance studio between 3:30-6:30,
Monday Thursday, and leave a message
with the Secretary. We are always willing to
consider new programs that are well suited
for the studio.
CPAC provides entertainment for the
Sugar Festival, and ends the year with two
recitals. The dates of the events are posted
on our web site, www.clewpac.com along
with pictures of past recitals and the cur-
rent schedule. Our board members are Lisa
Smith, Debbie McCarthy, Suzie Herring, Car-
lisa Lawson, Ruby Tarter, Laurinda Barraza
and Brenda Whidden. These individuals
work very hard throughout the year, without
compensation, to make sure the program
continues. Lance Ramer (Director of Parks
and Recreation) and the City of Clewiston
work together with the board of directors to


Hit the Sports Wire on CSN


The Clewiston Sports Network is mak-
ing it easier than ever for you to get your
news or accomplishments in front of our
community.
CSN, the Clewiston News' free Web
site devoted to youth, recreational and lei-
sure sports, is now featuring a convenient
online Sports Wire tool in which leagues,
organizations, schools and individuals can
submit their news. As with the results and
photographs that are posted on CSN, the
material on the Sports Wire will be sent to
the Clewiston News Sports Department for
possible inclusion in the print product.
If you are a reader of the Clewiston
News, you are familiar with the items that
will comprise the online Sports Wire. The
link will be a landing spot for what appears
in print as local briefs information an-
nouncing the formation of teams, tryouts,
meetings, registration dates, reminders,
events ... anything you want people to
know about.
"Newsworthy Events" are usually pho-
tographs highlighting the achievements
of a team, school or an athlete. Really,
though, a Newsworthy Event can be any-
thing you want it to be everything from
a stair-climbing contest to a write-up on


a free-throw contest to a photo of lifelong
friends who competed against each other
in a varsity soccer match. It's our way of
saying 'Yes' all the time.
Now, the Sports Department will be
collecting that type of information through
CSN. The value of the Sports Wire is lon-
gevity. A local brief will be visible on the
CSN site for 21 days, in addition to ap-
pearing in the newspaper at least once. A
Newsworthy Event will appear on CSN for
the remainder of the current sports season
as well as, space permitting, taking its spot
in the print product. Go to www.newszap.
corn and click on your community home
page. Once there, click on "Sports," then,
click on the Labelle Sports Network icon.
While at the CSN site, click on the
"Sports Wire" tab at the top of the page
and access "Add a new Sports Wire" link.
Select either "Sports Brief" or "Newswor-
thy Event." Input the required information
and click "Submit" when finished. Regis-
tration is required.
For more information on CSN or how
to get started, contact Renee Hawley, CSN
Sports Marketing Manager, at rhawley@
communitysportsdesk.com or 1-888-853-
7904 ext. 323.


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CHS CROP group loves


By Carly Berner
CHS Student
The College Reach Out program at
Clewiston High School loves helping out
the community. They love coming up with
new ideas that will help Clewiston be a bet-
ter place to live. Not only do the members
participate in community service, they also
participate in competitions, like brain bowl,
and they visit different colleges located in
Florida.
CROP was established by the Florida leg-
islature in 1983 in order to identify, motivate,
and prepare, disadvantaged middle and high


school students to not only graduate high
school but also move on to successfully gain
a higher education. This program's goal is to
increase the number of low income, 1st gen-
eration college graduates. CROP has been at
Clewiston High School for three years and
they are growing strong! This program fo-
cuses on student academic achievement,
pursuit of college education, community
service, and leadership.
CROP helps out in several ways around
the community. They participate in clean
ups, such as cleaning trash and natural de-
bris around the schools, which provides for
a healthier and better environment for the


helping out
students. They also visit the nursing home
a couple times a year. "For Christmas we
decorated and made ornaments with the el-
derly and we also helped pass out Christmas
gifts", said 11th grader, Luis De Las Salas,
who has been a member of CROP for one
year. Next year, this program plans to keep
its focus of academic achievement, assist-
ing students pursuit at a college education,
increase community service, and continue
building student leaders. They plan on do-
ing this through involving themselves in the
community, exploring colleges, and enlight-
ening students about their career options.


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We will be at Tractor Supply in Clewiston
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
From 3pm to 5:30pm
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Clewiston Middle School students, families, and staff raised and donated
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Noted author to speak


at Clewiston Museum


Acclaimed author Cynthia Barnett will
make a presentation about Florida's vanish-
ing water supply at the Clewiston Museum
on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. Ms. Barnett
is the author of Mirage: Florida and the Van-
ishing Water of the Eastern U.S., winner of
the gold medal for best non-fiction in the
Florida Book Awards. The St. Petersburg
Times recently named Mirage "one of the
top 10 books every Floridian should read."
Cynthia Barnett is senior writer at Florida
Trend magazine, where she covers inves-
tigative, environmental, public policy and
business stories. Her numerous writing and
reporting prizes include eight Green Eye-
shade Awards, which recognize outstanding
journalism in 11 southeastern states. She
earned a bachelor's in journalism and mas-
ter's in environmental history, both from the
University of Florida, and she spent a year
studying water supply as a Knight-Wallace
Fellow at the University of Michigan.
Following the presentation, attendees
can meet Ms. Barnett and discuss relevant
issues with her. Complimentary tours of the
Clewiston Museum will also be provided as
well as refreshments after the presentation.
As a special feature, the Museum Board of
Trustees will be sponsoring a Gourmet Des-
sert Silent Auction.
The presentation is free to the public


Cynthia Barnett.


thanks to a grant from the Florida Humani-
ties Council, the State program of the Nation-
al Endowment for the Humanities. Seating
is limited. To make your reservations, please
call the Museum at 983-2870 or e-mail at
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Members enjoy hike March 13
The first hike of the newly formed Florida Trail Association group serving
Glades and Hendry County attracted nine members who hiked approximate-
ly five miles round trip to Fort Center, partially alongside the flooded creek.
Hike leader, Betty Loomis of Lakeport, with Hueland Johnson of Clewiston.
For info about future hikes call Betty Loomis at 863-946-3560.



Sugar sale moves forward


U.S. Sugar issued a statement on the
South Florida Water Management District's
governing board approval of a 6-month
contract extension.
"We are pleased to see the governing
board's continued strong commitment to
this historic land purchase," reads a state-
ment released by Judy Sanchez, director of
corporate communications for U.S. Sugar.
"This is another step forward in the pro-


cess toward making the vision of a restored
Everglades a reality.
"Now, we look forward to a favorable
ruling in the near future by the Florida Su-
preme Court on the consolidated adminis-
trative challenge and bond validation ap-
peals. Once these challenges are behind
us, we are committed to working with the
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
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PUBLIC HEARING on the 6th
day of April, 2010, on all matters
concerning the possible adoption of
Ordinance 2-2010, providing for
the adoption of a construction
permit fee schedule and providing
for an effective date. Call to order
will be at 7:00 PM. in the
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Anyone having any questions
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Continued From Page 1
month alone there were only two Clewis-
ton single family home sales recorded and
three foreclosure recaptures. Average sales
over the past year for single family homes in
Clewiston were in the $100,000 range with a
total of 43 sales recorded. In the same period
there were 48 foreclosure recaptures record-
ed in Clewiston for single family homes.
"It's a buyer's market," said Rangel.
"They must be patient, especially with fore-
closures. There are some very good deals in
the long run."
Many local realtors agree that housing
prices have seen a dramatic downturn. Ran-
gel said she sees the house prices are right
where they were when she got into the busi-
ness eight years ago.
Realtor Luann Walker of Sugar Realty
said she sees the numbers are the same as
10 years ago.
"As far as prices go, it's as if they, the past
10 years, never happened," said Ms. Walker.
"And nobody can read a crystal ball, so no
one knows when they will return."
Ms. Walker said there is talk of upswing
in the market around the coasts, but that
Clewiston and Hendry County are typically
eight months to one year behind coastal ten-
dencies. But she also said that this area does
not have as many "flippers" or investors and
that many of the last year's sales are to first-
time homebuyers.
"There's been a little activity since the
$8,000 federal tax credit," said Ann Dyess
of Dyess Realty. "It's not really new people


Alcohol
Continued From Page 1
tion cards to liquor-store employees putting
them anywhere between 18 and just under
21 years of age. Clerks would turn them
down, or sometimes not ask for identifica-
tion at all.
One of the businesses targeted was the
Tiki Bar, an open-air facility at Roland and
MaryAnn Martin's Marina in Clewiston.
According to a Tiki Bar representative


Burglary
Continued From Page 1
for his friend. After conducting a search of
the suspect, Deputy Brooks, found a set of
wire cutters, a Philips screwdriver, flathead
screwdriver, hammer and a pair of gloves
and a cigar which contents were filled with
suspected marijuana.


coming to town right now because there are
no jobs, but mostly first time homebuyers.
The whole world economy is not doing well
and new homes just really got caught up in
it. We see some condos selling but they are
well discounted."
Numbers from the city of Clewiston show
the same trend as there have been slowing
numbers of new building permits and an in-
creasing number of remodeling permits.
In 2008, the city's building department
recorded 14 new home permits with 28 re-
model permits. New home permits dropped
in 2009 to just two with an increase in re-
model permits to 31. 2010 numbers are fol-
lowing the remodel trend with no new home
permits and eight remodel permits recorded
as of the end of February.
"It looks like the new trend is to not buy
new but remodel and update what you
have," said Travis Reese, director of the
Clewiston Building Department.
For Brian Sullivan, Orchard Park devel-
oper, that is not good news, as his subdivi-
sion of new homes has seen zero sales in
16 months.
"Because of foreclosures and short sales
... values are under 25 percent of what they
cost me to build," said Sullivan. "Remodels
are what's keeping me up right now. But
now even if you have a willing buyer, you
can't afford to build because you would
have to take a 25 percent loss. I just don't
think we'll see a turnaround until the unem-
ployment rate stabilizes and goes the other
way."
Cheryl Gutjahr, Rawls Realty, said it's hard
to determine if the market is getting better in
this area.
"The sales are picking up," said Gutjahr.


who requested that his name not be printed,
Angela Lancaster did ask the agent for an ID
-- a statement he said is backed by surveil-
lance video -- but she misread the date on
the license.
When that happened, agents placed her
under arrest.
It's the kind of no-nonsense mentality the
law enforcement campaigns are taking.
"A lot of times it's not the actual business
owners, it's the employees of the establish-
ment," said Sheriff Whidden. "People who
don't care (to check identification) says that
they don't care about our children."


Upon checking with the residences he
was able to make contact with an individual
who stated that he was not expecting any-
one to come to the residence and that he
had not told Perez to come by the home.
Brooks then placed Perez under arrest
charging him with Burglary Tools Posses-
sion with Intent to Use, Loitering and Prowl-
ing, and Marijuana Possession not more
than 20 grams.


"There are buyers for properties, but foreclo-
sures are moving the quickest. And it's mod-
erately priced houses. But we are normally
busier during season (when northerners are
down) so it's hard to say what upswing is
due to. I don't know that you can truly say
we are out of it."
She said she believes many of the sales
are from first-time homebuyers taking ad-
vantage of the $8,000 federal credit, but she
questions what will happen after the credit
period is over.
"Maybe a couple of months after $8,000
and snowbirds are gone that we might have
a better idea," she said.
She does remind potential first time buy-
ers that there is still time to take advantage
of the $8,000 credit, but it's important to get
pre-qualified as buyers must have a contract


by April 30.
"If potential first-time homeowners are
really interested in buying a home they need
to get pre-qualified to see if can afford the
mortgage. They really need to take the right
steps. Banks are stricter and are more con-
servate. You must have your ducks in a row
to be able to buy when you want to and
within the next year will be a good time to
buy."
"There are some very good deals in the
long run," said Rangel. "My future is nothing
but real estate. But I have to do what have to
do right now to survive."
And despite her closed business and
slight job changes, Rangel is nothing but
optimistic.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-001120 The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida hereby gives NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
notbce of a meeting change. The Board's regularly scheduled meeting of bficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
CityMortgage, Inc., March 23, 2010 wilbe held on March 30, 2010 at 5:00 p.m., Hendry County certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
Plaintiff, Courthouse, Commission Room, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florin- in which it was assessed are as follows:
-VS.- da.
Filiberto Arteaga, Jr. and Diana CERT. NAME IN
Arteaga, Husband and Wife; If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she 2023 2007 1-31-44-33-AOO-0003-0000 Francisco L. Mazo Vasquez
Union; GE Money Bank; will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she
Defendants may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter o Section
NOTICE OF SALE to be based. 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known
as Tract 6145 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant Board of County Commissioners
to an Order of Final Judgment of of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Foreclosure dated March 3, 2010, Janet Taylor, Chairwoman Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
entered in Civil Case No. 2009- 348600 CGS/CB 03/18/10
CA-001120 of the Circut Court of the All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend- _
ry County, Florida, wherein CitiMort- Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
gage, Inc., Plaintiff and Filiberto u bic ln N c scnrbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Arteaga, Jr. and Diana Arteaga, Hus- Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
band and Wife are defendantss, I A.M., on the THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
will sell to the highest and best bid- NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
der for cash, IN FRONT OF THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE Chapter 197.512Florida Statutes Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY Dated th 24T day f FEBRUARY 00
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer- Barbara S. Butler
2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE tificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The ClerkofCircut Court
HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LA- certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name Hendry County, Florida
BELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on in which it was assessed are as follows: 348653 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10
March 24, 2010 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said CERT NAME IN
Final Judgment, to-wit: NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED ,. ,.
2871 2007 4-10-43-29-020-2067-0100 Jose R. Hernandez -bi t
LOT 12 AND THE NORTH 37 FEET
OF LOT 13, BLOCK 73, SUBURB Lot 10, Block 2067 of Port Labelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat
BEAUTIFUL, A SUBDIVISION AC- thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
CORDING TO THE PLAT THERE- Florida.
OF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
BOOK 1 PAGE 26, OF THE PUB- Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
COUNTY, FLORIDA. bficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN- All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. certificate number, year of issuance description of property and the name
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN- in which it was assessed are as follows:
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's CERT. NAME IN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN DENS A.M., on the THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the 2758 2007 3-02-43-34-501-000B-0040 Lee Roy Franklin & Mary Franklin
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Lot 4, Block B, of SUGARLAND ESTATES ADDITION NO 1, a subdivision in
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010. the City of Clewiston, Florida, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A Book 6, pages 124 and 125, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florin-
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC- Barbara S. Butler da.
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR- ClerkofCircultCourt
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST 348665CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10 Subject to existing easementsand nght ofwaysofrecord.
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CON All ofsaid property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
HOUSE, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE IS US I Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935 WITH- scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
IN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RE- Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
CEIPT OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE: IF NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED A.M., on the THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL: 15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955-8770 Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
DATED at LABELLE, Florida, this NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
5th day of March, 2010. tificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The Barbara S. Butler
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name Clerk ofCircult Court
/s/ BARBARA S. BUTLER in which it was assessed are as follows: Hendry County, Florida
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT 348664 CN 3/18,25; 4/1,8/10
Hendry County, Florida CERT NAMEIN
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 1282 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0016-0140 Louis San]uro & Lydia San]u]o
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, -
Suite 112 Lot 14, Block 16 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
Tampa, Florida 33618 cording the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, at pages 37, 38 and 39 of
09-15 3156 the Pu lic Records of Hendry County, Florida. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
348250 CGS 3/11,18/10
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
j NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. bficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- in which it was assessed are as follows:
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 CERT. NAME IN
A.M., on the THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
Notice is hereby given that pursu- 15TH day of APRIL, 2010. 1117 2007 1-14-44-32-AOO-0106-0100 Ketty Belhomme
ant to a Writ of Execution, issued
in the Circuit Court of Hendry Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast onequar-
County, Florida, on the 17th day ter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section
of September, 2008, in the cause Barbara S. Butler 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to
wherein Surf Consultants, Inc., as Clerk of Circuit Court an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof
successor in interest to Direct Hendry County, Florida Also known as Lot No. 3407 in MONTURA RANCH ESTATES.
Merchant Bank, N.A is planbff and 348651 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10
Barbara Freedland is defendant, Less and except Gas, Ol and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
being Case number 2008-164CC, Subject to existing easements and right ofways of record.
as sheriff of Hendry CounhtyF rc All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
da, have levied upon all the rnght,
btle and interest of the defendant Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Barbara Freedland, in and to the NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED scribed in such certifcate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
following described property, to- Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
wit: Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes A.M., on fe THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
2007 Jeep Compass, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
Vehicle Number tificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
1J8FT47W97D219540, certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name Ba ba le
Title Number 97750198. in which it was assessed are as follows: Barbara S. Buter
Clerk ofCircuit Court
And on the 15th day of April, 2010 CERT NAMEIN Hendry County, Florida
at the Hendry County Sheriff's Of- NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 348667 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10
fice, LaBelle, Florida, at the hour 2925 2007 4-10-43-29-030-2095-0070 Espiritu Herrera
of 11:00am, or as soon thereafter
as possible, I will offer for sale all Lot 7, block 2095, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, a subdivision according to the H I I c ice
the said defendant's, Barbara plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, of the Public Records of
Freedland, right, title and interest Hendry County, Florida.
in the aforesaid property, at public
auction and will sell the same, Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
subject to taxes, all prior liens, en Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.ENDRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD
cumbrances and judgments, if HENDRYCOUNTYCONSTRUCTIONLICENSINGBOARD
any, to the highest Tidder for All ofsaid property being in theCounty ofHendry, Stateof Florida. h iv t C i i n
CASH IN HAND, the proceeds to Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Construction Licensing Boar
be applied as far as may be to the Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- will hold a meeting Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry
payment of costs and the satisfac- scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue,
tion of the above-described execu- Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 Labelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is ac-
tion. A.M., on the THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the cessible by the disabled.
Steve Whidden 15TH day of APRIL, 2010. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board,
Sheriff Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010. agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at
such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the pro-
Hendry County, Florida Barbara S. Butler seedings, an that, for such purpose, he or she ma need to ensure
ClerkofCircuitCourt that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record
By: Lieutenant Andy Lewis Hendry County, Florida includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
348294 CN/CB 3/11,18,25;4/1/10 348656 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10 be based.
348607 CGS/CB 03/18/10


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18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 18, 2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000049

HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORA-
TION III,
Plaintiff,
VS.
MARY E. RADCLIFFE; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY E. RAD-
CLIFFE; HELEN G. BUCKI; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELAINE
GREENBURG; IF LIVING, INCLUDIN-
GANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES,
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIM-
ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OF
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
DANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1;
UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: MARY E. RADCLIFFE; IF LIVING,
INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMAR-
RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUS-
TEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
DANT(S);
Whose residence are/is unknown.

YOU ARE HEREBY required to file
your answer or written defenses, if
any, in the above proceeding with
the Clerk of this Court, and to serve
a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's
attomey, Law Offices of Daniel C.
Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dnve,
Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone
(813) 915-8660, facsimile
(813) 915-0559, within thirty days of
the first publicabon of this Notice,
the nature of this proceeding being a
suit for foreclosure of mortgage
against the following descnbed prop-
erty, to wit:

THE NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER
OF THE NORTHWEST ONE-
QUARTER OF THE NORTH-
WEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER
OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP
44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST,
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT
FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE
WEST 30 FEET THEREOF. ALSO
KNOWN AS LOT NO. 2987,
MONTURA RANCH ESTATES,
AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVI-
SION.

If you fail to file your answer or
written defenses in the above pro-

ceeding, on plaintiff's attorney, a de
fault will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Complaint
or Petition.
DATED at HENDRY County this 9th
day of March, 2010.

CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By /S/ D. HAMMOND
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Ameri-
cans With Disabilities Act of
1990, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the
proceeding. If hearing impaired,
please call (800) 955-8771
(TDD) or (800) 955-8770
(voice), via Florida Relay Ser-
vice.
348584 CN 3/18,25/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-001147

U.S. BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION,
Paintiff,
VS.
NEIL T. LITTLE, AS PERSON
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ES-
TATE OF RITA JEAN LITTLE
A/K/A RITA J. LITTLE; NEIL T.
LITTLE, HEIR; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF NEIL T. LITTLE,
HEIR; IF LIVING, ING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF RE-
MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED,
THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
TANGLEWOOD OAKS, INC.;
WHETHER DISSOLVED OR
PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETH-
ER WITH ANY GRANTEES, AS-
SIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF
SAID DEFENDANTS) AND ALL
PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST
DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN
TENANT #1; UNNKOWN TENANT
#2;
Defendant(s)

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the above-
styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Hendry County, Flonda, I will sell the
property situate in Hendry County,
orida, described as:

LOT 68, TANGLEWOOD OAKS
UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 176
AND 177, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

To include a:
2005 General VIN
GMHGA40432031A 93037531
2005 General VIN
GMHGA40432031B 93037588

at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the second floor
hallway of the Hendry County Courts
Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00
AM, on Apnl 7, 2010.
DATED this 5th day of March, 2010.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the is pendens, must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Witness my hand and seal of this
court on the 5th day of March, 2009.

CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By /S/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Law Offices of
Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Dnve
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Attorneys for Plaintiff
In accordance wi t the Amencans
With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If heanng impaired, please
call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(800) 955-8770 (voice), via Fonda
Relay Service.
348393 CGS/CB 03/18,25/10




^^^ ^


IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUITIN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-001320

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
FOR BCAPB LLC TRUST
2007-AB1,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JULIANA PIZ, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Rnal Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-001320 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Fonda
wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATION-
AL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
FOR BCAPB LLC TRUST 2007-AB1, is
the Plaintiff and JULIANA PIZ; THE
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JULIANA PIZ
N/K/A JOHN DOE; BARBARA CAR-
MENTES; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF BARBARA CARMENTES N/K/A
JOHN DOE; PORT LABELLE UNIT
FOUR PROPERTY HOMEOWNER'S
ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at
11:00AM, on the 7th day of Apnl,
2010, the following descnbed prop-
erty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:

LOT 19, BLOCK 2160, OF PORT
LABELLE UNIT 4, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

A/K/A 4055 RAINBOW CIRCLE,
LABELLE, FL 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 Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 5, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
Flonda Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonda 33622-5018
F08108691
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
348385 CN 03/18,25/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2008-121-CA

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORT-
GAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-FF16,
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2006-FF16,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JEAN L. FOX, et al,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 2008-121-
CA of the Circuit Court of the TWEN-
TIETH Judicial Circuit in and for
HENDRY County, Flonda wherein
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST
FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST
2006-FF16, ASSET-BACKED CER-
TIFICATES SERIES 2006-FF16, is
the Paintif and JEAN L. FOX; TEN-
ANT #1 N/K/A MARCY COLE; are the
Defendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at IN
FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 31st day of
March, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Rnal
Judgment:

LOT 16 AND 17, BLOCK 171, GEN-
ERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 2, PAGE 71, THROUGH 78,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.

A/K/A 214E ESPERANZA AVENUE,
CLEWISTON, FL 34440
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 endens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 5, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Flonda Default Law Group, PL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonda 33622-5018
F08004776
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
348373 CN 03/18,25/10



Publi Not


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2008-117-CA
DLJ MORTGAGE CAPITAL, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARIA SALINAS A/K/A MARIA
G. SALINAS, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 2008-117-
CA of the Circuit Court of the TWEN-
TIETH Judicial Circuit in and for
HENDRY County, onrda wherein
DLJ MORTGAGE CAPITAL, INC.,, is
the Plaintiff and MARIA SALINAS
A/K/A MARIA G. SALINAS; ADAL-
BERTO CARDOZA; MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INCORPORATED, AS NOMI-
NEE FOR SELECT PORTFOLIO
SERVICING, INC.; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at
11:00AM, on the 7th day of Apnl,
2010, the following descnbed prop-
erty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:
LOT 11, BLOCK 2087, UNIT 2, PORT
LABELLE, A SUBDIVISION AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 60, PUBLICRECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 3007 SOUTH BALSAM CIR-
CLE, LABELLE, FL 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 Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 5, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
Fonrida Default Law Group, PL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa. orida 33622-5018
F07066038
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
bcipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TOD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
348365 CN 03/18,25/10


PublicNotic


IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUITIN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000896
BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,
LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME
LOANS SERVICING LP,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CHARLES D. CONLY, etal,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Rnal Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000896 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Fonda
wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVIC-
ING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME
LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff
and CHARLES D. CONLY; SHANNA
N. CONLY; are the Defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT,
BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALL-
WAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY AD-
MINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER
OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH,
LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on
the 31st day of March, 2010, the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:

THE WEST ONE-HALF OF THE EAST
ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTH-
WEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE
NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF
SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 45
SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA, EXCLUD-
ING ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY
A/K/A 1650 NEELY DAVIS ROAD,
FELDA, FL 33930
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 4, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
Flonda Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonda 33622-5018
F09067538
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
348174 CN 03/11,18/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000837
SUNTRUST BANK, N.A,
Plaintiff,
VS.
ANTONIO OLIVERA, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 25-2009-
CA-000837 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
SUNTRUST BANK, N.A, is the Plaintiff
and ANTONIO OLLVERA; BLANCA R,
BEOTO; SUNTRUST BANK; are the
Defendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at IN
FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY SO
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 24th day of
March, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment:

THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE
NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE
SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE
SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE
NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION
31, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH,
RANGE 33 EAST HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO
KNOWN AS LOT 5888, MONTU-
RA RANCH ESTATES UNRE-
CORDED
A/K/A 665 S Willow Street,
Clewiston, FL 33440
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale,
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 4, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/S/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
F09073013 SUNTRUST-SPECFHLMC
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, Room 311 2, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v),
via Florida Relay Service, no(
later than seven (7) days prior
to this proceeding.
348070 CN 3/11,18/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-001059
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JULIA SISSY ECHEVARRIA, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated March 3, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008
CA-001059 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Flonda
wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is
the Plaintiff and JULIA SISSY ECHE-
VARRIA; are the Defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT,
BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALL-
WAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY AD-
MINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER
OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH,
LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on
the 31st day of March, 2010, the fol-
lowing descnbed property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:

THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE
NORTHEAST 1/ OF THE NORTH-
EAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 14
5ZS ACRES, TRACTS 5161 AND
5162 SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORD-
ED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 690 AVENIDA DEL SUR, CLE-
WISTON, FL 33440
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 4, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Forida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tamr Forida 33622-5018
ms80o2k69
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112 1700 Monroe
Street Fort 4yers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TOD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
348164 CN 03/11,18/10


SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the
allowing applications) for permit have been received for projects) in
3lades County:
Donna Storter (Storter Farm) 1450 Coffee Mill Hammock, Moore Haven, FL
33471, has submitted Application 100305-6 for a Water Use Permit to irn-
late 80 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the
:londan Aquifer and the project is located in Sectons 22,27,28, Township
12 South, Range 30 East.
interestedd persons may comment upon the application or submit a written
request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action re-
jarding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West
'alm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re-
:elved by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.
io further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy
)f the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further
proceedings Applicaton status and associated documents can also be ob-
ained by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting
:he Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affect-
?d persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the
proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the
staff report.
348725 GCD 3/18/10


1. INVITATION TO BID

CONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS
ON NW EUCALYPTUS
FM# 416231-1-58-01
Bid No. 2010-12
Opening Date and Time: April 8,2010 at 2:00 p.m.
Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of
Hendry County, Florida at the Hendry County Complex, Clerk of Circuit
Court, Attn. Barbara Butler, C.E. Hall Building, Administration Wing, 2nd
Floor, Room A-226, 25 East Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida 33935 for
Construction of Sidewalk Improvements on NW Eucalyptus from Collings-
wood Avenue to Cowboy Way. We invite you to respond. All Bids must be
received and bme/date stamped by said Clerk of Courts or designee no later
than Thursday, April 8th, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Copies of plans, specifications
and bid documents may be obtained from the Hendry County Engineer's Of-
fice located at 99-A East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida, telephone number
(863) 675-5222. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for the package.
Bidders must be prequalified with FDOT to be considered.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at
10:00 a.m. at the Engineer's Office in LaBelle. Prospective bidders are
strongly encouraged to attend.
All Bids will be opened on Thursday, April 8th, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., or soon
thereafter, at the County Complex, C. E. Hall Building, Administrative Wing,
Second Floor, Clerk's Office, 25 East Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida.
The County reserves the right to waive informalites in any bids; to reject
any or all bids with or without cause; and/or to accept the bid that in its
judgment will be in the best interest of the County.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet Taylor, Chairwoman
348631 CB/CN 3/18,25;4/1/10


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR
CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND QA TESTING SERVICES
ASSOCIATED WITH NW EUCALYPTUS
FROM COLLINGSWOOD PARKWAY
TO COWBOY WAY IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Fm# 416231-1
RFQ # 2010-10
OPENING DATE: APRIL 8, 2010 AT 2:00 p.m.
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes-
sional services in connection with the construction of a sidewalk on NW Eu-
calyptus from Collingswood Parkway to Cowboy Way. Firms submitting
must have expertise in construction administration, quality assurance test-
ing, and compliance with the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act and any other requirements that FDOT may impose in the LAP Agree-
ment. Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may propose
multiple firms which have joined together to provide the various required
disciplinary services in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals
and firms properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to sub-
mit their qualifications for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Sub-
mission Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by
a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must
be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building
(Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpoch-
ee Ave., LaBelle, FL by 2:00 pm on April 8, 2010, at which time all respons-
es to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more
witnesses.
A copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Purchasing Office, located at 165 S. Lee St., LaBelle, FL (for
pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by
calling (863) 675-5220. Instructions and RFQ documents will be mailed
upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or
completeness of documents sent via email.
The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entirety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks MI-
nority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
348623 CB/CN 3/18,25;4/1/10


SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the
following applications) for permit have been received for projects) in
Hendry County:

Mafe Investments Inc (Torres Ranch) 417 W Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 100129-5 for renewal of Water Use Permil
26-00293-W to irrigate 230 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be
withdrawn from the Myrtle Slough Canal and the project is located in Sec-
bons 11,14, Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
Catan Investments Group Inc (Catan Investments) 10720 NW 66th St, Ste
507, Miami, FL 33178, has submitted Application 100129-6 for a Water Use
Permit to irrigate 110.15 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with-
drawn from the Myrtle Slough Canal and the project is located in Sectons
2,11, Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
Norris Road LLC (Nietzke Block) PO Box 188, Wauchula, FL 33873, has sub-
mitted Application 100204-15 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 47 acres oi
agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from Jack's Branch and the
project is located in Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
Ridgdill and Son Inc (Ridgdill and Son Pit 9) PO Box 447, Clewiston, FL
33440, has submitted Application 100208-5 for renewal of Water Use Permil
26-00730-W to dewater on 64.4 acres of undeveloped lands. The water wil
be withdrawn from the Surficial Aquifer and the project is located in Section
23, Township 43 South, Range 34 East.
Finca Vigia LLC (Immokalee Grove Drainage System Removal) 3750 W Fla-
gler St, Miami, FL 33134, has submitted Application 100303-10 for modifi
cation of Surface Water Management Permit 26-00116-S for 1294.05 acre
of agricultural lands. The water will be discharged to the West Feeder Ca
nal L-28 and the project is located in Sections 12,13, Township 47 South
Range 31 East.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written
request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action re
guarding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Managemeni
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, Wesi
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re-
ceived by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A cop)
of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further
proceedings. Applicaton status and associated documents can also be ob
tamed by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting
the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affect
ed persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the
proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the
staff report.
348779 CN 3/18/10




March 18, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 19


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000436
Deutsche Bank National Trust Com-
pany, as Trustee In Trust for the
Benefit of the Certificateholders for
Argent Securities Trust 2005-W3, As-
set-Backed Pass-Through Certifi-
cates, Series 2005-W3,
Plaintiff,
-VS.-
Hortensia A. Barroso a/k/a Hortensia
Ayes and Hortensia Ayes; BankAtlan-
tic; Dakota Financial, LLC; Unknown
Parties in Possession #1; Unknown
Parties in Possession #2; If living,
and all Unknown Parties claiming by,
through, under and against the
above named Defendant(s) who are
not known to be dead or alive,
whether said Unknown Parties may
claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs,
Devisees, Grantees, or Other Clai-
mants
Defendant s
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated March 3, 2010,
entered in Civil Case No. 2009-
CA-000436 of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend-
ry County, Florida, wherein Deutsche
Bank Nabtional Trust Company, as
Trustee In Trust for the Benefit of
the Certificateholders for Argent Se-
curities Trust 2005-W3, Asset-Backed
Pass-Through Certificates, Series
2005-W3, lainff and Hortensia A.
Barroso a/k/a Hortensia Ayes (SSN
XXX-)O-0701) and Hortensia Ayes
(SSN XXX-XX-1624) are de en-
dant(s), I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash, IN FRONT OF
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE
2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on
March 24, 2010 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 59, BLOCK B, SUGARLAND ES-
TATES ADDITION NO. 1, A SUBDIVI-
SION, IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON,
AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 124 AND
125, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN DENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CON-
TACT HENDRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE
AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935 WITH-
IN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RE-
CEIPT 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 LABELLE, Florida, this
4th day of March, 2010.
/S/ D. HAMMOND
BARBARA S. BUTLER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Hendry County, Florida
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy,
Suite 112
Tampa, Florida 33618
09-135195
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DeMott Auction gives notice of in-
tent, pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes, to
sell the following vehicles:
2005 LMT Trailer
Vin #: 5L8GF362551411426
Kubota RTV 900
4x4 Diesel PS
Serial #: 69867
Product #: KRTV900A61069867
Former Owner of
Abandoned Property
ATV Corp
7425 Ball Hill Dr
Miami, FL 33015
To be sold at auction
to the highest bidder
March 27, 2009 at
Huey Howard Ranch Hwy.
832 LaBelle FL.
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IN THE CIRCUITCOURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000337
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE,
IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED
HOLDERS OF AMERIQUEST
MORTGAGE SECURITIES INC.,
ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2003-12,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ELINA E. RODRIGUEZ, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated February 12, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-000337 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Flonda
wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATION-
AL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE,
IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED
HOLDERS OF AMERIQUEST MORT-
GAGE SECURITIES INC., ASSET-
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2003-12, is the
Plaintiff and ELINA E. RODRIGUEZ;
CANDI MANCIL A/K/A CANDI S.
MANCIL, A/K/A CANDI SUE MANCIL;
JENNIFER MANCIL A/K/A JENNIFER
R. MANCIL A/K/A JENNIFER RENEE
MANCIL; JOSE ADORNO; 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 OTHER CLAIMANTS;
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 31st day of
March, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment:
LOT 1, BLOCK 75, FIRST SUBDIVI-
SION, MONTURA RANCH ES-
TATES, AS PER THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 37, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA, SECTION 22, TOWN-
SHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST,
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 518 CAMINO REAL, CLEWIS-
TON, FL 33440
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 endens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 4, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
Forida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
1`8025123
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Actm persons needing
special accommodation to par-
tcipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the following petitions on March 30, 2010 at 5:05 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission
Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida.
Copies of the files and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may
be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pan.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and
that, for such purpose, he/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.

Petition Number: RZ09-0010
Applicant: PDJW LLC, represented by Rock Enterprises, Inc.
Ordinance Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING A PREVIOUSLY
APPROVED PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT ZONING ORDINANCE (2008-19) TO ALLOW ADDITIONAL USES; SPECIFICALLY
HEAVY RECREATION, OFF-SITE SIGNS, AND WATER MANAGEMENT ON 338 ACRES +/-; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT,
SEVERABILITY, SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Location: 0 SR 82, adjacent to the Lee-Hendry County line
Property size: 338 acres +/-
Request The applicant is requesting an amendment to PUD Ordinance 2008-19 to allow additional uses: heavy recreation, off-site signs,
and water management.
Legal description of subject property:

Decription of PUD


The East 1/2 of Section 31, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida, lying The
East 1/2 of Section 31, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida, lying north of the
north right-of-way line of State Road 82, less the following:
Beginning at the northeast corner of said Section 31:
Thence S00 00' 34"W along the east line of the northeast one-quarter (NE V14) of said Section
31 (said line also being the basis of bearings for this description), a distance of 2632.54 feet to the
east quarter (1/4) of said Section 31;
Thence S00 01' 40"W, along the east line of the southeast one-quarter (SE 14) of said Section
31, a distance of 2221.83 feet to the north right-of-way line of State Road 82 (200 foot right-of-way); i
Thence N73 30' 50"W along said north right-of-way line, a distance of 1173.74 feet to the cen- i
ter of an existing 12 foot gravel road;
Thence N01 56' 58"W along said gravel road, a distance of 3275.75 feet;
Thence N01 35' 13"W, a distance of 1257.54 feet to the north line of the Northeast 14 of said
Section 31;
Thence S89 34' 00"E, along said north line, a distance of 1273.28 feet to the Point-
of-Beginning.
Along with:
The west half of said Section 31 lying north of State Road 82.


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LESS AND EXCEPT the Deed of Conservation Easement recorded in the Official Records of Hendry County, Florida, at Book 814, Pages 1294-1319.
Petition Number: SE08-0008
Applicant: Cooperative Producers, Inc/AT&T, represented by Chris Lee, Spire Development, Inc.


Resolution Title:

Location:
Property size:
Request:


A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPECIAL
EXCEPTION TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 200' MONOPOLE STRUCTURE.
Along Lee-Hendry County line; South of Wheeler Estates, adjacent to the Hendry Canal
3.0 acres +/-
The applicant is requesting a special exception to allow construction of a 200-ft monopole tower for commercial communication services in a General
Agriculture (A-2) zoning district.


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000668
WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARGARET MARY MAXWELL AKA
MARGARET M. MAXWEL AKA
MARGARET MAXWELL AKA
MARGIE MARY MAXWELL AKA
MARGARET MARY GIUNTA, ET AL
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to the Summary Final
Judgment in Foreclosure dated
Feb. 23, 2010, and entered in
Case No. 26-2009-CA-000668 of
the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for HENDRY
County, Florida, wherein WACHO-
VIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION is Plaintiff and MARGARET
MARY MAXWELL AKA MARGARET
M. MAXWEL AM MARGARET MAX-
WELL AKA MARGIE MARY MAX-
WELL MA MARGARET MARY
GIUNTA; JOEL B. MAXWELL AKA
JOEL BRILL MAXWELL AM BRILL
MAXWELL; RIVERBEND MOTOR-
COACH RESORT CONDOMINIUM
ASSOCIATION, INC.; all unknown
parties claiming by, through, un-
der or against the named Defen-
dant(s), whether living or not, and
whether said unknown parties
claims as heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, assignees, lienors, creditors,
trustees, or in any other capacity,
claiming by, through under or
against the named Defendant(s)
are the Defendant(s), I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for
cash at the 2ND FLOOR IN THE
HALLWAY OF THE COURTHOUSE
of the HENDRY County Court-
house, in HENDRY County, Flori-
da, at 11:00 am., on the 24th day
of March, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Order or Final Judgment, to
wit:
Unit 294, RIVERBEND MOTOR-
COACH RESORT, PHASE VII, a
condominium, according to the
Declaration of Condominium
thereof, as recorded in Official
Records Book 630, Page 244,
and Amendment(s) thereto re-
corded in Official Records Book
695, Page 1969, Official Records
Book 734, Page 557 and Official
Records Bood 756, Page 637, as
amended, of the Public Records
of Hendry County, Florida.
Street Address:
3023 RIVERBOAT LANDING LOT
294, ALVA, FLORIDA 33920
Any person claiming an Interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as
of the date o the lis pendens,
must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
ofthe Court this 4th day of
March, 2010.

BARBARA S. BUTLER, CLERK
By: /S/ D. HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrabve Order No. 2.066.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act If you are a
person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to
participate in this proceeding, you
are entitled, at no cost to you, to
provisions of certain assistance.
Please contact the Court Adminis-
trator at 25 East Hickpochee, La-
Belle, FI 33935, Phone No.
941)335-2299 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice
or pleading; if you are hearing im-
paired, call 1-800-955-8771
DD); if you are voice impaired,
cal 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Flori-
da Relay Services).
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO.: 09000480CA
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION AS, TRUSTEE FOR RASC
2005KS10
Plaintiff
vs.
MILDREY MORALES AKA MILDR-
CY MORALES; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MILDREY MORALES
A/K/A MILDRCY MORALES IF
ANY; MIGUEL MUNOZ; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF MIGUEL
MUNOZ IF ANY; ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM
AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA-
TION SYSTEMS, INC.; BANK OF
THE WEST, STATE OF FLORI-
DA/DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE;
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-
SESSION.
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Summary Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated March 3, 2010 en-
tered in Civil Case No. 09000480CA
of the circuit Court of the 20TH Judi-
cial Circuit in and for HENDRY
County, LABELLE, Florida, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at on the 2nd FLOOR in the
HALLWAY of the Courthouse at the
HENDRY County Courthouse located
at 25 HICKPOCHEE AVE. in LABELLE,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 31st
day of March, 2010 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOTS 8, 9 AND 10, IN BLOCK 190
OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLE-
WISTON, AS REVISED SEPTEM-
BER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71
THROUGH 78, INCLUSIVE, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of lis pendens, must file a claim
within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 5th day of March, 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
THE LAW OFFICES OF
DAVID J. STERN, PA.,
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
900 South Pine Island Road
Suite 400
Plantation, FL 33324-3920
09-36286 (HCNW)
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERI-
CANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, per-
sons with disabilities needing a
special accommodation should con-
tact COURT ADMINISTRATION, at
the HENDRY County Courthouse at
863-675-5217, 1-800-955-8771
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURTOF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUITIN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000493
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR
WELLS FARGO ASSET SE-
CURITIES CORPORATION HOME
EQUITY ASSET-BACKED CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ANGELA HALL etal,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Rnal Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-000493 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Florida
wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATION-
AL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR
WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES
CORPORATION HOME EQUITY AS-
SET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2006-3, is the Paintiff and ANGELA
HALL; JUSTIN HALL; MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INCORPORATED, AS NOMI-
NEE FOR WELLS FARGO HOME
MORTGAGE A DIVISION OF WELLS
FARGO BANK NA; PORT LABELLE
UNIT FOUR PROPERTY HOMEOWN-
ER'S ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT
#1 N/K/A ERIC GRIMALDO and TEN-
ANT #2 N/K/A DANIELL HUNT; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 7th day of
April, 2010, the following descnbed
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment:
LOT 14 BLOCK 2150 PORT LABELLE
UNIT 4 AS PER PLATTHEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 36 TO 102 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
A/K/A 4017 ALBANY ROAD, LA-
BELLE, FL 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 Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 5, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Flonda Default Law Group, RL.
RP.O. Box 25018
Tam pa Flonda 33622-5018
F0837974
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort 4yers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-000586
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ARABIS J. PINEDA A/K/A JESUS
ENRIQUE PINEDA ARABIS, et
al
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated Mar. 9, 2010 and
entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000586 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A., is the
Plaintiff and ARABIX J. PINEDA A/K/A
JESUS ENRIQUE PINEDA ARABIS;
MPJORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 7th day of
April, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said final
Judgment:
LOT 7, BLOCK 2324, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 9, AS PER THEREOF,
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 144, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY.
A/K/A 8059 WINDSWEPT CIR-
CLE, LABELLE, FL 339350000
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 9, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09053570
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-
8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770
(v), via Florida Relay Service,
not later than seven (7) days
prior to this proceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000678
GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
FROYLAN GARCIA, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated January 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000678 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Flonda
wherein GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is
the Plaintiff and FROYLAN GARCIA;
JUANA SANTAMARIA; PORT LA
BELLE UNIT FOUR PROPERTY
HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION,
INC.; are the Defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BE-
ING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY
OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINIS-
TRATION BUILDING CORNER OF
HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the
24th day of March, 2010, the follow-
ing descnbed property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
LOT 23, BLOCK 2159 OF PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 4, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
A/K/A 4040 RAINBOW CIRCLE, LA-
BELLE, FL 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 Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 5, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09065657
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter Room 3112, 1700 Monroe
Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800,-
955-877/ (TODD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUITCOURT OFTHE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-215 CA
AURORA LOAN SERVICES LLC,
Plaintiff
vs.
ROBERT C. BETHEA, et al,
Defendants)
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order or Final Judgment
Scheduling Foreclosure Sale entered
on March 3, 2010 in this case now
pending in said Court, the style of
which is indicated above.
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the HENDRY
County Courthouse, on the 2nd Floor
of the Clerk of Circuit Courts office,
25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, Labelle, FL
33935, on the 24th day of March,
2010, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Order or Final
Judgment, to-wit:
A parcel of land in Section 19,
Township 43 South, Range 32
East in Hendry County, Florida,
more particularly described as
follows: COMMENCING at the
Northeast corner of said Sec-
tion 19, runs South 0009'38"
East along the easterly bounds
of said Section 19 a distance
of 856.71 feet; thence South
88009'10" West a distance of
1919.00 feet to the POINT OF
BEGINNING of this descrip-
tion; thence continue South
88009'10" West a distance of
267.00 feet; thence North
0009'37" West a distance of
796.71 feet; thence North
88009'10" East a distance of
267.00 feet; thence South
0009'37" East, a distance of
796.71 feet to the said POINT
OF BEGINNING of this descrip-
tion. Subject to an easement
for drainage purposes only
along the southerly side here-
of being 15 feet wide as meas-
ured at right angles to the
boundary.
a/k/a 2065 Everhigh Acres Rd.
Clewiston, FL 33440
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
ENTERED at HENDRY County,
Florida, this 3rd day of March, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry, Florida
By: /S/ D. HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
3348231 CN 3/11,18/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2067 2007 1-31-44-33-AOO-0287-0000 Francisco Barbelto
The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-
quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Sec-
tion 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement for an access road of the West 40 feet thereof Also
known as Lot 5698, 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 de-
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348658 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10



NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
You are hereby notified that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervis-
ors of the Central County Water Control District will by held on Wednesday
March 24, 2010 at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at
475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The
purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come
before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of
Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or
hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is based.
348513 CN 3/18/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY
FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 10CA39
MARY IDA CROMWELL,
Plaintiff
vs.
FLORIDA HENDRY LAND, INC., and
any unknown party, natural or corpo-
rate, including any unknown natural
person, the unknown spouse, heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors, or oth-
er parties claiming by, through, un-
der or against any unknown person,
not known to be dead or alive, and
any unknown corporation or other le-
gal entity, dissolved or existing, for-
eign or domestic, including
corporations not known to be dis-
solved or existing, and the unknown
assigns, successors in interest trus-
tees, or any other party claiming by,
through, under, or against FLORIDA
HENDRY LAND, INC., and any group,
firm, entity, or persons who operate
or do business, or have operated or
done business, in Florida, and all
claimants under any of such parties,
Defendants
NOTICE OF ACTION
(F.S. 649.08)
TO: FLORIDA HENDRY LAND, INC.
c/o its registered agent,
Joel B. Hendry
1585 NE Darlich Avenue
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
and
3389 Sheridan Street #438
Hollywood, FL 33021
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for reformation of deeds has been
filed against you, and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to it on William
R.H. Broome, plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is Suite 207, 2465
Mercer Avenue, West Palm Beach,
Florida 33401, on or before April 9,
2010, and file the original with the
clerk of this court, either before ser-
vice on plaintiff's attorney or immedi-
ately thereafter, otherwise a default
will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the complaint or
petition.
DATED on March 8, 2010.
Joe Flint
As Clerk of the Court
BY: Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
348474 GCD 3/18,25/10


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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Proposal No. 2010-14
;ealed Proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of
4endry County, Florida, at the Administrative Wing, Room A-226 (Clerk's
Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave.,
_aBelle, Florida, until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 25, 2010, for "Airglades
Dcean Boy Building Lease (2 months)': Proposals will be opened on Thurs-
Jay, March 25, 2010 at 2 p.m. or shortly thereafter, in the Administrative
Ning, outside Room A-226 (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse
complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave. LaBelle, Florida.
% copy of the Specifications and Proposer's Instructions can be obtained
rom the office of the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at
L65 S. Lee St., LaBelle, Florida 33935, Post Office Box 2430, LaBelle, Florida
33975, or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1465.
Fhe Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all
Proposals, with or without cause and/or accept the Proposal that, in its
judgment, will be in the best interest of the County.
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
3oard of County Commissioners
4endry County, Florida
348839 CB/CN 3/18/10


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER
ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE REGULATING STOPPING,
STANDING AND PARKING OF VEHICLES WITHIN THE
UNINCORPORATED AREA HENDRY COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commis-
sioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at 5:05
p.m., Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hick-
poochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider an ordinance regulating stop-
ping, standing and parking of vehicles within the unincorporated areas of
Hendry County entitled as follows:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 1-14, ARTICLE
III OF THE HENRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, SPECIFICAL-
LY SECTION 1-14-73 PERTAINING TO EXCEPTIONS TO REGULAT-
ING STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING OF VEHICLES WITHIN
THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF HENDRY COUNTY AND ANY
COUNTY OWNED/LEASED PROPERTY; PROVIDING FOR SEV-
ERABILITY; CONFLICT; CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE AND
SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the pro-
posed ordinance.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission 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 verbatm 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 inspecbon on weekdays
between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the County
Attorney, 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
348819 CB/CN 3/18/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO: 2009-000411-CA
HSBC BANK USA, A NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENE
FIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF NOMURA HOME EQUITY LOAN, INC
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-3
Plaintiff,
RUBEN OROSCO; FERNANDO MARTINEZ, JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FER
NANDO MARTINEZ, JR.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYS
TEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR RESMAE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, anc
any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown per
sons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above
named Defendants,
Defendants.
AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE is herby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court oi
Hendry County, Florida, will on the 24th day of March, 2010, at 11:00 AM al
Front of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse, being the 2nd Floor Hallway of the Hendry County Courthouse
Building, LaBelle, Florida offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the high
est and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in
Hendry County, Florida:

A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP
43 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, AND IN THE COR-
PORATE LIMITS OF CLEWISTON, FL, MORE PARTICULARLY DE-
SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS;
THE SOUTH 90 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEl
FROM A POINT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF US HWY 27, WITH THE WEST LINE OF
LOPEZ STREET OF THE GEN. PLAN. OF CLEWISTON, FL, RUN
SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF LOPEZ STREET A DIS-
TANCE OF 1,880.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING:
FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING, RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG THE
WEST LINE OF LOPEZ STREET, A DISTANCE OF 360.00 FEET;
THENCE RUN WESTERLY ON A PRODUCEMENT WESTWARD OF
THE SOUTH LINE OF HAITI AVE, A DISTANCE OF 125.00 FEET;
THENCE RUN NORTHERLY ALONG THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY
LINE OF CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT LOPEZ STREET CA-
NAL, A DISTANCE OF 360.00 FEET- THENCE RUN EASTERLY ON P
PRODUCEMENT WESTWARD OF 1'HE NORTH LINE OF EL PASO
AVE., A DISTANCE OF 125.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING.
pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the
style of which is indicated above.
Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting
from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date o
the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 6C
days after the foreclosure sale.
WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 4th day of March
2010.
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Deputy Court Administra
tor whose office is located at Hendry County Courthouse, 125 Pratt Blvd
LaBelle, Florida 33935 and whose phone number is (941) 675-5217, within
2 working days of your receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice im-
paired, call 1-800-955-8771.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COUR1

BY: /S/ D. HAMMONE
Deputy Clerk
348108 CN 3/11,18/10




March 18, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 21


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
ificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
:ertificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
n which it was assessed are as follows:
:ERT. NAME IN
10. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1430 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0078-0160 Ricardo Lorenzo
-ot 16 in Block 78 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
:ording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38, and 39
3fthe 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.
411 of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Jnless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
3cnbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00
.M., on the THI1D THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day ofAPRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348660 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
]ficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
:ertificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
n which it was assessed are as follows:
:ERT NAME IN
10. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
183 2007 1-07-44-28-AOO-0050-0000 JAMLAND INVESTMENT IN

The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
sr of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 7,
Township 44 South, Range 28 East, 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.
1 of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Jnless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
3cnbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00
f.M., on the THI1D THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348654 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10 HedyCutFoda

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
]ficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
:ertificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
n which it was assessed are as follows:
:ERT. NAME IN
10. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1378 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0060-0040 Renaldo Blanco
-ot 4 in Block 60 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
:ording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37,38 and 39, of
jie 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.
411 of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Jnless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
cnribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk ofCircuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348663 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10




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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1073 2007 1-13-44-32-AOO-0266-0000 Luis M. Salazar
The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Sec-
tion 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof Also
known as Lot No. 5483, 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 de
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348662 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2610 2007 2-18-43-29-050-0005-0010 Elizabeth G. Mack &
Dana Brown
Lots 1 thru 14, Block 5, ROYAL PALM ESTATES NO 5, according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 31, 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 de
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348666 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10

HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
SUBMITTED BY R. Scott Cooper DATE: 4/13/10
SUBJECT AREA: 406 Requirements for High School Graduation
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the
policy for requirements for high school graduation.
CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1003.43, 1001.42, 1001.43, 1003.428,
1003.4156, 1001.41(3), 1008.22(10)(c) and 1008.22(10) F.S.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1003.43, 1001.42, 1001.43,
1003.428, 1003.4156, 1001.41(3), 1008.22(10)(c) and 1008.22(10) F.S
FULL TEXT A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained,
without cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The proposed rule establishes the policy for re-
quirements for high school graduation.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will
create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except
for the costs of printing and distributions.
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board
Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as
soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on April 13, 2010.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with informa-
tion regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a
proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within
21 days after publication of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agen-
cy Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to
be advertised in the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule
is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the
Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of
this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public
hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon
appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present
evidence and argument on the issues under consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public
records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by
request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judi-
cially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making
proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into
the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this pro-
cess, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at
the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours
prior to the meeting or workshop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of
the proposed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of
Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S.
347863 CN 3/11,18,25 CB 3/25/10


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE HENDRY COUNTY
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE
Notice is hereby given that the Local Planning Agency (LPA) of Hendry
County will hold a public hearing on April 14,2010 at 6:00 p.m., at the
Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave,
La Belle, Florida, to discuss proposed changes to the Hendry County Land
Development Code. The LPA will determine if the changes are consistent
with the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan and will review the changes
for consistency with the Hendry County Land Development Code.
Copies of the files and information regarding the petition are available for
public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department,
165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through
Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If a person decides to a appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Applicant: Hendry County Board of County Commissioners
Ordinance Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY
COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, MORE SPECIFICALLY SECTION
1-53-6.16; STANDARDS FOR MINING PUDS; PROVIDING FOR SEV-
ERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND
SCRIVENERS ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Orvell Howard, Chair Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County Local Planning Agency Hendry County Board of County
Commissioners
348715 CB/CN 3/18/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1159 2007 1-14-44-32-AOO-0252-0000 Pascuala Valle Est.
c/o Digna Tate
The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one quarter of Sec-
tion 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof Also
known as Lot No. 2900 in 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 the County ofHendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348649 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
977 2007 1-13-44-32-AOO-0002-0000 Tomas Maisonet Maisonet
The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quar-
ter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 13,
Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida., subject to an
easement for an access road of the North 80 feet thereof Subject to an
easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof Also known as
Lot No. 5676 in 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 the County ofHendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348661 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
3204 2007 4-10-43-29-070-2204-0230 Jaime Diaz, Jaime A. Lopez &
Maria Lucia Lopez
Lot 23, Block 2204 of Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, 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 de-
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
348659 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ELLA III, LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate, 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 assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2907 2007 4-10-43- 29-020-2084-0110 Jorge Chaar
Lot 11, Block 2084, of Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the
plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records o 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 de-
scribed 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 THIRD THURSDAY in the month of APRIL, which is the
15TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Dated this 24TH day of FEBRUARY, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
348652 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10 Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County will hold a review/ranking
meeting for RFP 2010-14 at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2010, and April
8, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. for RFP 2010-11 at the Hendry County Administrative
Office Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL. This
meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the
disabled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County
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March 18, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee Clewiston News 23


Religious columns


What led Jesus to the cross?
By Jackie Miller, Evangelist
First Christain Church
As we near the time of the year when
Christ died for our sins it is appropriate to
ask, "What Led Jesus To The Cross?".
It was a dark, desperate, despaing dead-
ly day. The man who had fed the hungry,
healed the sick, and even claimed to be the
Son of God was hanging on the cross dying
as a common criminal. He had claimed to
be the way to God but one of His own had
betrayed Him, the highest religious court in
the land had convicted Him, and the com-
mon people had chosen a murderer instead
of Him. Even nature herself had seemed to
turn her back on Him as darkness covered
the sun and the earth trembled and shook.
No wonder He cried "My God My God, why
hast Thou forsaken Me.' (Mark 1S:34).
What a horrible way to die, forsaken by
his friends, railed on by His enemies, with-
out help and (seemingly) without hope, and
even with God's face turned away. What
could bring a man to such a death? Why
would Jesus willingly walk to Calvary? How
could He face such an inglorious end to His
life and ministry? The answers are the heart
of the Christian message.
What could bring a man to such a death.
SIN! Not his own (for He was sinless) but
yours and mine. 'All have sinned and come
short of the Glory of God" (Romans 3:23),
and, "The wages of sin is death" (Romans
6:23) so God 'made Him to be sin for us
who knew no sin that we might be made the
righteousness of God in Him" (II Cor. 5:21).
The next time you think your sin is small
and does no matter, then you need to look
at Calvary and see how much of a penalty
was paid for it!
Why would Jesus willingly walk to Cal-
vary? LOVE! "God commendeth His love to-
ward us, in that, while we were yet sinners
Christ died for us" (Romans 5:8). Such love
is overwhelming! God did not wait for us
to get better or even to stop sinning. Jesus


loved us in spite of our sin and offered to
pardon us if we would just accept by faith
His payment of the sin debt. How can He
love us so much when we serve Him so
little? How can we serve Him so little, when
He loved us so much?
How could He face such an inglorious
end to His life and ministry? CERTAINTY!
He knew the tomb could not hold Him. He
looked beyond the momentary to the per-
manent. He knew that the end was the be-
ginning. He knew God had a plan and He
was doing His part in it. He knew that the
defeat of death would become the victory
of His life and "death would be swallowed
up in victory. 0 death, where is thy sting?
O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of
death is sin; and the strength of sin is the
law. But thanks be to God, which giveth us
the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ (I
Cor. 15:54-57).

A special person: Worth our
remembering and honoring
B The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D. +
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
Yesterday, Saint Patrick's Day, was a time
for celebration among those of Irish descent
(and many by adoption if only for the day!)
These holidays make me reflect on just what
somebody has to do to get a special day on
the calendar; about Saint Patrick or any of
those who are celebrated. What must have
stood out in the minds of people for centu-
ries that makes then worthy of our honor-
ing them centuries later? Apparently Patrick
was born in Britain in the fourth century,
and when he was about age 16, taken pris-
oner and enslaved by Irish marauders.
He escaped after six years and made
his way back to the Britain, and became a
Christian, taking his faith seriously and be-
ing ordained as an elder-a bishop among the
faithful. Then Patrick did what was very usu-
al; he returned to the place where he had


been enslaved! There, apparently he spent
the rest of his life and laid the foundations
of the Church in Ireland; later to become the
origin of other Churches and the source for
spreading the Gospel through many parts of
the world. It takes a special person to return
to the sight of confinement, suffering and
torment. Most of us would do whatever we
could to avoid even the memories of hard
times and hope to "put it all behind us."
Patrick nevertheless chose to return to the
place that had kept him captive for almost a
third of his life. There was something even
more impressive about his life as I reflected.
In spite of his being held captive by the Irish,
in spite of the deprivation of freedom and
what was most likely cruel times, Patrick
must have seen something good and worthy
in his captors. Many would have wished to
return to seek revenge, or to retaliate against
those who had wrongly treated them. Patrick
certainly took seriously that "vengeance" be-
longed to the Lord to exact (Romans 12:15)
and instead worked to overcome evil with
good (v. 21).
That's an exceptional person: one who
can see good in others and devote one's life
to those who mistreated him. His efforts did
not go unrewarded. If there is a lesson to be
learned from his life, one of seeing God in
others no matter what the circumstances
where we meet them, and using the worst
of situations for good ends, may be what
Patrick finally teaches us. His legacy is worth
recalling; returning to the most unlikely of
places in life, seeing good in others when it
would most unexpected for one to do so,
and using these opportunities to share the
greatest story ever told. That's an exception-
al person!
In the midst of the celebrations and com-
memorations, we find a real exceptional hu-
man being who had God with him. He's with
us too; Patrick and ever so many others are
our models and inspiration to follow. Their
stories and lives are worth remembering,
and being our examples in our own times.


Notice is hereby given that a public hearing
will be held by the Hendry County Board of
County Commissioners on March 30, 2010,
5:05 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse,
Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee
Ave, LaBelle, Florida.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider the
adoption of an ordinance amending the
Environmental Services Element by adopting
a 10-Year Water Supply Facilities Work Plan as
a Sub-Element of the Environmental Services
Element; the Capital Improvements Element;
the Conservation Element; the Concurrency
Management Element; the Intergovernmen-
tal Coordination Element; and the Potable
Water Sub-Element of the Hendry County
Comprehensive Plan, more specifically
changes to the text, goals, objectives,
and/or policies in each of these Elements or
Sub-Elements and the identification of spe-
cific water supply projects that meet project-
ed future demands. The Ordinance title is as
follows:

ORDINANCE 2010-

AN ORDINANCE OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY COMPRE-
HENSIVE PLAN, ORDINANCE 91-05, AS AMEND-
ED, BY SPECIFICALLY AMENDING THE ENVIRON-
MENTAL SERVICES ELEMENT BYADOPTING A 10-
YEAR WATER SUPPLY FACILITIES WORK PLAN
AND MAKING THE PLAN A SUB-ELEMENT OF THE
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ELEMENT, AND
ALSO BY AMENDING THE CAPITAL IMPROVE-
MENTS ELEMENT, THE CONSERVATION ELEMENT,
THE CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT ELEMENT,
THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION
ELEMENT, AND THE POTABLE WATER SUB-ELE-
MENT, BY SPECIFICALLY CHANGING PORTIONS
OF THE TEXT, GOALS, OBJECTIVES, AND/OR
POLICIES IN EACH OF THESE ELEMENTS OR SUB-
ELEMENTS; REPEALING ORDINANCE 2010-03;
PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, CONFLICT,
INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER'S
ERRORS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.

All interested parties are invited to appear
and be heard. Oral and written comments
will be accepted. Copies of the proposed
amendments are available for inspection at
the Hendry County Planning and Zoning
Department, 165 S. Lee St., La Belle, FL
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00
p.m., Monday through Friday, and at the
Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners'
office, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., La Belle, FL
between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00
p.m., Monday through Friday.

If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any mat-
ter considered at such meeting or hearing,
he or she will need a record of the proceed-
ings and, 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.

Any questions pertaining to these documents
should be directed to the Planning and
Zoning Department, either by phone (863-
675-5240), email (vcautero@hendryfla.net),
U. S. mail (P 0. Box 2340, La Belle, FL 33975)
or by fax (863- 675-5317).

Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County
Board of County Commissioners


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24 Clewiston News Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 18, 2010


CHS future leaders bring home the gold


By Jade Sandelli
CHS students strive to become Clewis-
ton's business leaders of tomorrow. After
competing in Labelle for the District 19
Competition, lucky Clewiston High School
students came home with some trophies.
FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of
America and teaches students business skills
necessary for their future. The way students
compete is by picking from a list of many
events, study them, and take a competition
test on the computer. The test is a hundred
questions and you have an hour to complete
it.
After the events, the high school and the


middle school hopped on a bus to Labelle to
receive their awards. With all of the nervous
anticipation out of the way they were able to
celebrate, as they took home the Gold.
The district 19 Competition winners
were: Word Processing, Janeria Holmes
5th, Titus Dixon 4th, Esmeralda Rodriguez
3rd, and Stephanie Camacho 1st; Personal
Finance, Jade Sandelli 3rd; Job Interview,
Bianca Holder 4th; Impromptu Speaking,
Krista Gutierrez 3rd; Introduction to Busi-
ness, Kenvote Bailey 2nd. The students, who
placed in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, will be continu-
ing on to the state competition in Orlando
on April 5th 8th.


These students worked very hard to com-
pete at the highest level. They also had to
work hard to raise the money, themselves,
to pay the expenses leading up to the dis-
trict competition. They did many fundraisers
such as selling lollipops around school and
having bake sales at U-Save.
After many days and weeks of prepara-
tion the FBLA member's hard work paid off.
As there journey continues, the members
of the FBLA club will keep up there hard
work while going to state. They're going to
try there best and have fun while doing so,
as they try to take home yet another title for
Clewiston High School.


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By Nena Bolan
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Boys in communities surrounding Lake
Okeechobee have an opportunity to be a
charter member of the newly created dis-
trict within the Gulf Stream Council of Boy
Scouts of America (BSA). The new chapter
is called Big Lake District, and Ray Worley
of Okeechobee is the chairman.
Counties around Lake Okeechobee
have a lot to offer children who are scouts.
Glades, Hendry, Okeechobee and western
Palm Beach Counties have immediate ac-
cess to the section of Florida Scenic Trails
called LOST, or Lake Okeechobee Scenic
Trail. The trail follows the Herbert Hoover
levee, which circumnavigates the entire
lake. The Okeechobee is a unique inland
freshwater sea, and the largest freshwater
lake in the southeastern United States.
Wildlife management areas, storm wa-
ter treatment areas, Florida Trail heads, a
freshwater coastline, Seminole communi-
ties, working cattle ranches, and archaeo-
logical sites are available for kids to explore
around the entire lake. Three major rivers
of south Florida can be explored here. The
giant Kissimmee River ends its journey into
the big lake, and the headwaters for the
Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers are
found here, too.
"For us out here, in our new District, we


have taken for granted the things that are
important. It is time to teach being proud
of our Rural Heritage. It is grounds for qual-
ity and sustainable tourist and economic
regional development; one that will have a
long range rewarding impact on our com-
munities," said Mr. Worley.
There is local support among residents
for the Boy Scouts of America. In April
2009, Troop 8463, Cape Coral, set out on a
canoe trip down the Caloosahatchee River.
They started at the Moore Haven Naviga-
tion Lock and immediately had steering
problems due to strong winds. They were
only able to paddle a short distance and
had to stop on the bank of the river, and
scramble up to a dock belonging to Bil-
lie and Verda Proctor on River Road. The
Proctors invited 18 scouts to spend the
night on their front lawn, cook outdoors
and do some fishing. A day later, the scouts
were able to resume their trip down the
river to the Ortona Campground at the Or-
tona Navigation Lock.
Ray Worley will be assisted by Carl Fox
of Okeechobee County, executive for Big
Lake District; and Jo Ann Bronson, veteran
chairman for Cub Pack 952 in Buckhead
Ridge, Glades County. Mr. Worley can be
contacted at 863-447-1114. An event in
Lakeport, Glades County, is being orga-
nized for April 31-May 1.


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