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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: April 1, 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
Coordinates: 26.753399 x -80.9336 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
General Note: Tom Smith, editor.
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Volume ID: VID01311
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The Clewiston News


Thursday, April 1, 2010


"Committed to Faithfully Serving the Readers of Clewiston and Hendry County"


Vol. 85, Number 39


Submitted photo/Jeff Barwick
Clewiston Musuem's Gourmet Dessert Auction last Thursday was a great success thanks to donations by local bakers and bids by those
attending. This cheeseburger cake, with french fries, was donated by Dr. E. E. "Chip" Edwards and wife Mary, prepared by Laurinda Barraza.


Mother

rejects

SO story

Does not believe
her son
committed crime
By Jose J. Zaragoza
The Clewiston News
Anabel Miranda, local
mother of a teenage boy,
knows her son has problems
on his hands -- he was re-
cently arrested on the charge
of possession of marijuana.
But beyond these dif-
ficult set of circumstances,
she knows her son, and she
knows him well. Call him
what you want, he is not a
thief, she insists.
Which is what makes a
recent arrest by the Hendry
See Crime Page 20


New diner opens to
Stalled for weeks, of his remaining operations.
It's a big part of my life."
new diner to offer During a time of economic
American, Italian uncertainty, Mr. Mann is asked
if he believes that Clewiston
needs another restaurant.
By Jose J. Zaragoza "This gives them (resi-
The Clewiston News dents) another type of food, to
Inside of a restaurant all the people who are stuck
building off Sugarland Hwy., on a certain kind of food,"
approximately 10 to 12 girls he said, explaining that his
surround Dennis Mann, each restaurant will specialize in
hoping to get his attention American and Italian cuisine.
about this or that. It is Tuesday "I don't know if you want to
and the girls are eager to final- eat Spanish food all the time,
ize the details of their new or barbecue all the time. I like
duties at his restaurant, the Spanish food, but I don't want
Happy Chef Diner. to eat it all the time."
Most will be waitresses, Mr. Mann, who seems to
some will work in the kitchen, have let few industries escape
or at the register, and most his attention during the length
will be there for today's grand of his entrepreneurial career,
opening at 5 p.m. is proud to say he will be lead-
Mr. Mann describes himself ing the kitchen personally. Mr.
as a retired business owner Mann graduated from culinary
on his 10th restaurant venture, school in Canada 35 years
He and his wife operate the ago and worked part-time
movie theatre next door to the in Chicago in the stockyards
restaurant. "butchering our own meat."
"I decided to do something No frozen cuts of beef, no
to keep busy," Mr. Mann said See Diner Page 11


Local Beauties
make an appear-
ance at the All that
Glitters Charity
event held in Wel-
lington, Fl.


day A new

"Every- look at
body said I policing
was a fool plc
Sp At risk youth work
for putting with deputies,
up with commissioner
the hassle By Jose J. Zaragoza
The Clewiston News
for ten The eight kids knew they
a were reporting to the Hendry
montIhs. I County Fair and Livestock
Show arena for their com-
said, 'Okay munity service hours, but
9 they weren't told exactly what
I'll open they'd be doing, outside of
cleaning and general sprucing
n A il up work.
A few hours after they
Fo l started their work at the arena
o001 S in Clewiston, the boys were
Day. '99 abruptly stopped by Karson
See Youth Page 11


Arrest Reports
See page 13 for
more info.


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Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt
An Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt will be
held on Sat., April 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
Sugarland Park (City baseball fields) located
behind the auditorium. Over 2,000 eggs,
games and prizes! Children up to 11 years of
age may participate.

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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.


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SweetTaste@ embarqmail.com.

Vendors and rafters wanted


Sweet Taste of Sugar Contest for Mother's Day event


Recipes are now being accepted for the
2010 Sweet Taste of Sugar contest! Located
in the Sugar and Spice Room of the Clewis-
ton Inn on Sugar Festival Day, (Saturday,
April 24), the Sweet Taste of Sugar contest
is a yearly competition where cooks from
around the lake compete using recipes that
contain the focus of our harvest celebra-
tion sugar! This year, contestants will be
competing for over $1500 in cash and prizes
in five different categories: cakes, cookies/
brownies, pies, sweet creations (any recipe
with sugar), and youth. There is no limit to
the number of entries each contestant can
enter. All entries will be available for public
sampling starting at 10 a.m. on the day of the
festival. More information and entry forms
can be picked up at the Clewiston Library,
the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce, by
downloading from the Events & Festivals list-


Looking for vendors and crafters inter-
ested in setting up a booth at Barron Park in
Labelle for a Mother's Day Breakfast Event
to benefit the Hendry Glades Homeless Co-
alition on Saturday May 8, 2010 from 8 a.m.
to 11 a.m. Vendors are required to donate
an item or items from their inventory with
a value of $15 or more for a $1 raffle with
proceeds going to the homeless coalition.
A $15 donation can be substituted as a fee.
The raffle hopes to ensure ample visitation
to your booth to view your raffle items and
wares. We are looking for vendors with items
that reflect Mother's Day gifts such as flow-
ers, jewelry, hats, scarves, photos, purses,
sweets etcetera. Also, any business or per-
son wanting to donate a new or slightly used
item for the raffle can do so in support of the
homeless coalition. If interested please call
Anna at 863-675-5356 daytime or 863-674-
0098 nights. Looking for a great event!


General News and Information


Citrus Greening Seminar
Mr. Mike Irey Chief, Plant Sciences
Group of United States Sugar Corporation,
will be conducting a Citrus Greening semi-
nar on Friday, April 2 beginning at 10:45
a.m. at the Everglades Research and Educa-
tion Center located at 3200 East Palm Beach
Road in Belle Glade. Seminars are free and
the public is always welcome to attend.

Quit smoking now
A free Community Health Promotion
Program. Quit smoking and quit spit/chew
tobacco today! Free nicotine replacement
therapy, gum, patches and lozenges for
those that are eligible! This program is be-
ing held now until April 7 on Wednesdays
at the Hendry Regional Convenient Care
Center located at 450 South Main Street in
LaBelle. There will be five sessions total,
beginning at 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. For in-
formation, and to register contact please call
Nora Duley-Maldonado or Valarie James at
Hendry County Health Department at 863-


674-4041 ext. 128. Sponsored by Everglades
Area Health Education Center.

Sponsor a pet
People who love pets but cannot adopt
one for one reason or another now have an-
other way to help. Caloosa Humane Society
has just added a feature to its pet list on Pet-
finder.com called Sponsor a Pet.
With a simple click of a button, a visitor
can make a donation to a pet's care. To see
pets available to sponsor, visit www.dogn-
cat.petfinder.com.

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


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Attention all graduating senior parents!
There will be a parent meeting on April 6
beginning at 6 p.m. in the Clewiston High
School cafeteria. We need all parents of
seniors to attend this meeting. This is for
Project Graduation which is in danger of not
happening unless we hustle for our seniors.
Please do not let our precious seniors down.
Parents we need your help! For more infor-
mation please call Cindy at 863-902-4244.

Babysitting Course
The American Red Cross will be holding
a babysitter course for ages 12-15 on May 8,
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FWC Report
Springtime's arrival is ushering in excit-
ing happenings at the Florida Fish and Wild-
life Conservation Commission's Fisheating
Creek Wildlife Management Area in Glades
County.
The swallow-tailed kites are back from
South America, and the campground is get-
ting a facelift.


Campground renovations include con-
struction of a new camp store and visitor
check-in building, repairs to the bathhous-
es and a general spruce up.
During demolition and construction
of the camp store, traffic will be rerouted
through an interim visitor check-in.
Visitors just need to follow all signs and
instructions when entering and exiting the
campground.


Workers expect to complete the im-
provement project in June.
A new concessionaire, Fisheating Creek
Outpost, Inc., is operating at the camp-
ground.
The Outpost will continue to offer high
quality recreational experiences at the
campground and on the creek.
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Belle Glade
Belle Glade Easter Sunrise Service
The Glade Communities are invited to
come to an Easter Sunrise service at 6:45
a.m., Easter Sunday, April 5th at the Belle
Glade City Hall. The service is sponsored by
the Glades Area Ministerial Association. For
more information please call 561-996-5568.

Clewiston
Easter Egg Grab and Butterfly Release
The community is invited to come to
First United Methodist Church of Clewiston
on Saturday, April 3, 10 a.m. for a Resurrec-
tion Party and Easter Egg Hunt. We will have
crafts, egg dying, story time, etc. followed by
an egg hunt and hot dog lunch. Bring baskets
for eggs. On Easter Sunday, April 4, we will
have a butterfly release after the 8:30 a.m.
and 11 a.m. services. Every child will receive
a butterfly to release at the flower cross. Call
983-5269 for more information.

4th Give-Away-Day at First Christian
First Christian Church, 201 N. Francisco
St., will be having it's 4th "Give-Away-Day"
on Thursday, Apirl 1, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. In the
last 3 months hundreds of needy people have
been helped. On Thursday the church will
be giving away clothes for the entire family,
stuffed toys, books and other miscellaneous
items. Each person who comes for help will
receive a shopping bag that they can stuff
full to fill their needs. The only requirement
is for you to come and take part in this give-
away. The Give-Away will take place at the
back door of the church and will last only
two hours. No one will be turned away till
everything is gone. For further information
you may call 863-983-1804 and t o Minis-
ter, Jackie Miller or his wife.

First Christian Choir Easter Musical
This coming Sunday, April 4 at 11 a.m.
First Christian Church Choir will be present-
ing the Easter Musical "Amazing Grace The
Chains Are Gone!" Dora Carnes will be di-
recting the Choir, Narrator will be Jackie
Miller and Reader will be Pattie Miller. Choir
Members include: Sopranos: Heather Gid-
dens, Pattie Miller, Lois Brinn, Rose Osborne,
Linda Lyvers and Judith French. Altos: Mary
Faith Barton, Ruth Ann Hughes and Mary
Ann Payne. Tenors: Michael Walker, Joe
Payne and Jackie Miller. Bass: John Brinn,
Andrew Brinn and Patrick Lucey. There will
be audience participation and a Commu-
nion Service during the Musical. Everyone is
cordially invited to attend this Special Event.
First Christian Church is located at 201 N.
Francisco St. For further information you
may call 863-983-1804.

Egg Hunt at Turning Point Church
Turning Point Church of God is hosting
their annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3
from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for all children
ages 12 and under. Children must be ac-
companied by an adult. Refreshments will
be provided. Please bring your own basket.
Turning Point Church of God is located at
207 Pine Lane in Flaghole. For more infor-
mation please call 863-983-7555.
Community Easter Sunrise Service
This year's Community Easter Sunrise


Service will be hosted by New Harvest
Church in Clewiston at 6 a.m. on Easter
Sunday, April 4. (We rotate churches each
year!) We will have special music and litur-
gical dance from a number of churches in
the community. Two of this years' speakers
include Pastor John Hicks from First United
Methodist Church and Pastor Todd Buck
from First Baptist Church. An Easter Break-
fast will be served following the service. Call
863-983-5269 for more information.

Easter Egg Grab and Butterfly Release
The community is invited to come to
First United Methodist Church of Clewiston
on Saturday, April 3, 10 a.m. for a Resurrec-
tion Party and Easter Egg Hunt. We will have
crafts, egg dying, story time, etc. followed
by an egg hunt and hot dog lunch. Bring
baskets for eggs. On Easter Sunday, April 4,
we will have a butterfly release after the 8:30
and 11 a.m. services. Every child will receive
a butterfly to release at the flower cross. Call
863-983-5269 for more information.

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

Moore Haven
Church of God Prophecy
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.

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James E. Normand Sr., 77
CLEWISTON James E. Normand Sr., 77, of
Clewiston, was called home on March 18, 2010.
He was born in Fitz erald G., and moved to
Belle Glade as a boy.
As a young man he
served in the Navy
for 4 years. After the
Navy he came back
to Belle Glade where
he sold insurance till
his retirement in
1993. He moved his.
family to Clewiston
in 1975. He loved
spending time with
his family, playing
golf, and finding things to fix.
He is survived by his wife, Martha; his brother,
Bob; sister, Joann; his four children, Carole,
Debbie, Jim, and Don; and seven grandchildren.
His service was held on March 22, 2010, at the
First Baptist Church in Belle Glade. And for
those who have donated to Hope Hospice in his
honor, Thank You.


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 help-
ing 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 answer leave message,
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR

ADOPTION OF LARGE SCALE

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners on April 13, 2010, 5:05 p.m., at the Harlem
.. | |Library, 944 Harlem Academy Ave (1010 J Harlem Academy Ave), Clewiston, Florida.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider adoption of the Gardinier, Rodina, and West Hendry Area Plan Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendments
S Lto the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan.


0 Application No.: CPA07-0001
Application name: Gardinier
Applicant: Mr. Stephane Gardinier
Um aflf 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 and associated text
changes on 627 +/- acres located on SR 82, Felda, FL.
H |onicuy The Ordinance tile 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 MAP OF THE FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT, MORE SPECIFICALLY BY CHANGING APPROXIMATELY 627+/- ACRES OF LAND DESIGNATED AS AGRI-
S- CULTURE TO A NEW MIXED USE DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS SR 82 MIXED USE DISTRICT AND ASSOCIATED TEXT CHANGES; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; SEVERABIL-
rITY; CODIFICATION; SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.



SR 82 Mixed Use J
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Application No.: CPA07-0005 /1 .-
Application name: Rodina
Applicant: The Viera Company (Duda and Sons) --'
Agent: Richard Woodruff, DPA, AICR WilsonMiller, Inc. ; _
Request: The applicant is requesting to change the County's Future Land Use map from Agriculture to a new Mixed Use District and associated text 1 r L K
changes on 25,826.2 +/- acres. --
The Ordinance tile Is as follows: L
ORDINANCE 2010-
AN ORDINANCE OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, ORDINANCE 91-05, AS AMENDED, BY CHANGING I ---
THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT, MORE SPECIFICALLY BY CHANGING APPROXIMATELY 25,826.2 +/- ACRES OF LAND DESIGNAT- "--
ED AS AGRICULTURE TO A NEW MIXED USE DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE RODINA COMMUNITY OVERLAY AND ASSOCIATED TEXT CHANGES; PROVIDING FOR
CONFLICT; SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION; SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Application No.: CPAO4-04
Application name: West Hendry Area Plan
Applicant: Hendry County Board of County Commissioners
Agent: Dan Delisi, AICRP, Delisi Fitzgerald, Inc.

Request: The applicant is requesting to change the County's Future Land Use map that will include 3000 acres +/- to new land use districts and asso-
ciated text changes.

The Ordinance tMe 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 MAP OF THE FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT, MORE SPECIFICALLY BY CHANGING APPROXIMATELY 3000 +/- ACRES OF LAND IN VARIOUS
LAND USE CATEGORIES TO NEW LAND USE DISTRICTS AND ASSOCIATED TEXT CHANGES, WHICH WILL COMPRISE THE WEST HENDRY COMMUNITY OVERLAY;
PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION; 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 (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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A Honor Roll
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B Grade
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Raul Alvardo, Ivianna Blanco, Acacia Blue,
Michael Chavez, Marleidys Codesal, Donny
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tiny Gallegos, Vivian Haney, Terrica Hughes,
Jose Mendez, Jaylynn Moreno, Jason Pagan,
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Sarai Sanchez, Jesus Tamez, Jashyla Thom-
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Ricardo Ascencio, Jeremiah Boyd, Jade
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Tereza Domingo, Jesus Fonseca, Daneisha
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Brooke Jarvis, Matthew Lumpkin, Tammy
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Religious columns


A blessed inheritance; the
gift to us at Easter
By The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D.+
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
One mother, when her husband died,
told me of her children coming to her, each
asking for an ornament that their father had
worn during his life.
They didn't ask for money or property, or
what was going to become of the posses-
sions that he had; only a simple ornament
worth a few dollars.
It was his, and stood for their home, day
by day, a sign of their lives together and
something each wanted to share with his
own children.
It was special and a sign of family, and
to share with the next generation as it had
in the past one. The mother was sort of
amused by it all; but she knew that this gift
was worth more than all of the other things
that might have been handed down.
Others have told me about similar sym-
bols of life; one person wishing to settle
property told me about "everything going
out the window over a $35.00 table!"
More than just worldly things were in-
volved; things that pointed to life were at
stake and prized by those who knew of their
special meaning.
Jesus, when speaking about His sheep,
tells us "I have come that they may have life,
and have it to the full (John 10:10)." He will
lay down His life for them and then go to
prepare a place for them, and He tells His
disciples "And if I go and prepare a place for
you, I will come back to take you with me
that you also may be where I am (ch. 14,
v.3)."
Easter is about an empty tomb. What is
celebrated is that death was not the end for
Jesus; His followers would go on to live with
Him and share eternal life.
That was THE gift, the inheritance, the
treasure to be passed forward for all of the
generations to come.
The empty tomb is the proof that His life
was not ended, but changed and because of
it, our lives will not be ended but changed
too. Amidst all of the celebration and fan-
fare, the gift of life for us is at the bottom
of it all.
The Easter story is about abundant life
given to each of us by the death that was not
really an end but a new beginning.
With all of our problems, disappoint-
ments, set-backs, losses, tragedies, hard-
ships, complaints in this life and things hu-
man beings suffer; there is that gift of life to
come; when what we do to each other or
to ourselves, or what has happened through
nobody's fault, will all be offered up as the
Lord Himself offered it up on Good Friday.
The offering was not without a blessing;
that blessing is Easter.
With it all came the gift of eternal life in
Heaven; why Easter is the special gift to be
passed on and sought by those who are a
part of the family-God's family.
And there is more than enough for every-
one!

Pride goes before the fall


By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
They say that pride is the mother of the
vices. It is the reason that angels fell.
Recently, I was invited to contribute to
several charity dessert auctions along with
some very talented bakers.
I joined these culinary experts in helping
to raise money to support everything from
missions, to youth ministry, to our local mu-
seum.
In each of these events, at least one of
these talented bakers had a kitchen disas-
ter. I applaud them for putting pride aside
and bringing their dishes anyway. They truly
humbled themselves.
And like those who get lifted up by hum-
bling themselves before the Lord (James
4:10), they were lifted up. Believe it or not,
the "cracked red velvet cake", the "orange
cake pieces," and the "stuck-in-the-pan
strawberry cheesecake" all brought in sig-
nificant donations for great causes.
Loss would have been felt if the bak-
ers had left the desserts at home. A greater
loss would have been felt if they had tried
to cover up their imperfections instead of
openly admitting them. People can relate
to our shortcomings. We get into trouble
when pride and haughtiness enter into the
picture.
Alice baked a cake for the ladies' group
bake sale, but when she took the cake from
the oven, the center had dropped and the
cake was horribly disfigured.
There was no time to bake another cake.
Thinking quickly, she looked around the
house for something to build up the center
of the cake, and ended up grabbing a roll of
toilet paper. She plunked it in and covered it
with icing.
It looked perfect.
Before she left the house to drop off the
cake and head for work, Alice woke her
daughter and gave her specific instructions
to buy the cake the minute the bake sale
opened.
When the daughter arrived at the sale,
she found that the cake had already been
sold. She grabbed her cell phone and called
Alice. Alice was horrified.
The next day, Alice attended a luncheon
at the home of a friend of a friend. Alice
didn't really want to go because the host-
ess was a snob who more than once had
looked down her nose at the fact that Alice
was a single parent and not from one of the
founding families of the community, but she
couldn't think of a believable excuse to stay
home.
Alice felt the blood drain from her body
when she saw the dessert come out after the
meal. It was her cake.
Alice started to rush to tell her hostess
all about it, but before she could get to her
feet, the Mayor's wife said, "What a beauti-
ful cake!"
Alice, who was still stunned, sat back
down when she heard the hostess say,
"Thank you, I baked it myself." Alice just
smiled and kept quiet.
We smile, too, but the author of Proverbs
was right. Pride does go before destruction
and a haughty spirit before a fall. (16:18)


By Jackie Miller, Evangelist
First Christian Church
Remember the headlines at the end of
World Wars I and II? They screamed "VIC-
TORY"! Well that's what Easter is! Only
the war lasted thousands of years and the
stakes were far greater!
"The strife is o'er, the battle done. The
Victory of life is won! The song of triumph
has begun. Alleluia!"
That's it! The victory of life over death!
You want to live, don't you? And you fear
death? Then here's good news for you! "The
powers of death have done their worst,
But Christ their legions has dispersed. Let's
shouts of holy joy out burst! Alleluia!"
What a battle! Satan had gotten man to
sin. He enjoys our suffering and death. No
one was strong enough to defeat him. Ev-
eryone was headed for hell and damnation.
Then came Jesus Christ!
He said, "I have the power to lay down my
life and I have the power to take it up again."
How could anyone say that? He was either a
madman or the very Son of God. And what
you do with Him determines which of those
two you prefer.
He didn't die as a victim of violence or
even as a martyr. He came into this world to
pay the awful price of man's sin. He volun-
tarily gave His life. And because He is God,
He took it up again!
He wasn't raised by some other power.
He has ALL POWER! The power to close
hell; the power to open heaven; the pow-
er to cleanse you from all sin; the power

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change millions.
And one day soon He will come again to
wipe out everything evil and take us home
to glory! Which side will you be on? "He
closed the yawning gates of hell; The bars
of heaven's high portals fell; Let hymns of
praise His triumph tell! Alleluai!"
His resurrection proved His power over
sin and death has been broken. He is the
Lord of life and death and you may share in
HIs mastery be true faith in Him as Savior
and Lord.
He wants you to believe that He died
for you sin, was buried and arose from the
dead! That's the Gospel! (I Cor. 15:1-4) He
wants you to repent of your sin (Luke 13:3).
He wants you to Confess faith in Him before
men. (Matthew 10:32-33).
He wants you to be bapizd (immersed)
for salvation, the remission of sins and to
receive the Holy Spirit. (Mark 16:15-16; Acts
2:38). He wants you to experience "walking
in newness of life". (Romans 6:3-5).
He wants you to be a part of His church
and continue faithful to Him until He returns.
(Acts 2:41-42; I Cor. 15:58; Revelation 2:10).
Shout for joy! When you take Jesus as
your Lord and Savior you not only escape
death, but you begin to live!
Fabulous! Victory! Easter! The Lord is
Risen! Hallelujah!

Notice of

Public Hearing

The Hendry County Housing
Authority has developed it's Five
Year and 2010 Annual Plan for HUD
and revised it's Section 8
Administrative Plan. The Plans can
be reviewed at the following loca-
tions for review and comment for 45
days starting April 9, 2010:
Clewiston Satellite Office, 100 East El
Paso, Clewiston; and the Social
Services Office, 165 South Lee
Street, LaBelle. On May 25, 2010,the
Hendry county Board of County
Commissioners will hold a public
hearing after 5:00 PM for public
comment and approval at the fol-
lowing location: Hendry County
Courthouse, Commission Board
Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave.,
LaBelle, Florida. The Hendry County
Housing Authority is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, religion,
age, or handicapped status in
employment or for the provision of
services.


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Clewiston High School Journalism students report


Athletic Beauty Queens


Lady Tigers: heads or tails?


By Sarah Howell
From weekend stage events to soft-
ball games during the week, three newly
crowned queens definitely have split lives.
Miss Hendry County Samantha Ortiz, Jr.
Miss Hendry County Whitney Irey, and
Miss U.S South Florida Teen Brittany Ba-
callao, are all a part of the Clewiston High
School softball family. During the month of
their pageants, smelly cleats and high heels
came to softball practice and immediately
afterwards it was a race to pageant prac-
tice.
Having three queens on the team may
make the CHS Lady Tigers softball team
seem girly, but that's not the case. They
have proven this with a record of nine wins
and three loses and a tie for first place in
the district seedings. When they are in the
spotlight on stage, they compete alone, but
when they take their positions on the field
they are part of a team. They come out on
the field every practice and game to com-
pete, play hard, and enjoy every minute of
both worlds. It's difficult juggling the crown
and bat at the same time, but all three
queens are dedicated to both scenes.
"It's like having the best of both worlds",
said Samantha Ortiz. "I have a reason to get
down and dirty and have scars all over my
legs, and at the same time I have a reason
to get glamorous to act like a girly-girl".
"Multitasking is always hard but after a
while you get use to it. It becomes fun to
be able to work hard, get sweaty, and en-
joy being in shorts and a tee. Then on the
weekend, I get to search for that perfect
dress and show that other side of me," said


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Brittany Bacallao.
Whitney Irey similarly states, "I love be-
ing able to perform on the fields, as well as
on the stage, and doing it for one reason.
TO WIN!"
All three Clewiston High School Softball
Queens have one thing in common: to ex-
ecute on the stage as an individual and to
dominate on the field as a team.


By Shelby Mitchell
Clewiston High School
A simple con toss will decide whether or
not the Lady Tigers will be seeded number
one. The Lady Tigers Softball Team's first
district game was played against Cardinal
Newman, away, on Feb. 25. The Tigers were
ahead throughout the game, and went into
the bottom of the seventh, with a score of
1 to 3. The girls were positive they had the
win, but after a few errors, the Tigers went
home with a loss of 3 to 4.
Since the first district game loss, the Lady
Tigers have worked diligently to prepare for
Cardinal Newman's arrival to their home
field. On Tuesday, March 9, the girls proved
their come back abilities. By the second in-
ning the girls were losing 0-6. It took sweat
and determination, but the Tigers came
back and won the game 8 to 7.
The Ladies have a record of 9 to 3, with
a loss to Cardinal Newman and two losses
to Bishop Verot. Their goal is to be district
champions so they can move on to compete
at the next level. By beating Cardinal New-
man, The Lady Tigers have a better oppor-
tunity to advance and achieve the District
Championship!
On Tuesday, March 16, the Tigers had
their last district game away against Saint


Andrews. The girls fought hard for a win and
left with a score of 7 to 3. By beating Saint
Andrews, the Tigers and Cardinal Newman
now have the same record for district wins.
Due to the fact both teams are tied as the
number one seed, their final seeding will be
determined by a simple, but controversial,
coin toss. So what's it going to be Lady Ti-
gers, Heads or Tails?


Submitted photo
Clewiston Lady Tigers pose with
coach.


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processed products are allowed, he said.
Everything is hand-cut, and if it means that
a cut of steak is "slightly smaller or slightly
larger" than others, at least it means it hasn't
been frozen for a week.
He already has a few specials cooking,
including an all-you-can-eat fish fry for $6 on
Thursday and a $13.95 Filet Mignon.
"You can't beat that anywhere in the
United States, I don't think," he said.
The restaurant menu also features pizza,
canoli, chicken fried steak and chicken cor-
don bleu. The restaurant will be open on
Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays,
from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., except on Sunday,
when the restaurant closes early at 3 p.m.
He'd like to make the restaurant available
for private functions the remainder of the
week.
The owner describes the Happy Chef as
the perfect family restaurant, and encour-
ages locals to stop by and try the food.
At the very least they might see what per-
sistence looks like.
It has taken 10 months of work to finally
open, Mr. Mann said, and The Happy Chef
very nearly wasn't. Issues with the parking
lot for the restaurant that seats 60 delayed
the approval process from the city and Mr.
Mann grew frustrated.
Mr. Mann said it struck him as strange
that he would not be granted a license by
the city, so for a few weeks before the open-
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sense.
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Turner, who told them to put the tools down
and hop on a horse.
The idea of doing something that re-
sembled recreation, during a time when
they should be working, seemed alien. Even
stranger was the activity mounting a horse.
Some of them jumped at the chance; others
were a little unsure, and one outright turned
down the offer, and has yet to muster the
courage to ride.
"Not one of the eight kids had ridden a
horse," said Mr. Turner. "Only one when he
was really small had ridden a horse."
If there are two things which characterize
Mr. Turner's goal as a county commissioner,
they are reaching out to kids, and promoting
awareness of local recreational programs.
By partnering with the Hendry County Sher-
iff's Office, and working with kids who have
no choice but to embrace the exposure, Mr.
Turner hopes his brand of tough love will
pay off.
"The kids are amazing," said Mr. Turner
"They come up here, a little bit quiet, not
making eye contact. They haven't been
around adults who have the time to desig-
nate toward talking and speaking and cor-
recting them on things." He isn't alone.
The Community Policing Unit in charge
of the program is comprised of four depu-
ties: Clifton Green Jr., Joshua Woods, Rick
Shepherd and Daniel Cruz. The four work
closely with the children in the community
service program.
"The deputies in our unit have all worked


our troubled areas before and know that
there are not many activities for children of a
certain age," said Deputy Green, adding that
the lack of activities is "one of the many rea-
sons they look toward the criminal element
of our communities for something to keep
them occupied."
The deputy would like to help develop
more of these activities, including after
school programs and maybe even a police
athletic league. In the meantime, they're
working with these "at-risk" youth. But it
isn't easy.
"They're (the kids) not here because they
want to be here. They're there because they
have to be," said Mr. Turner. "The thing is
anytime you get kids away from their peers
where they have to be hard, or for lack of a
better word cool, they're gonna act the way
kids around them are acting. If the adults are
being positive, and the peers are being posi-
tive, the kids will be positive."
Showing the kids to ride, utilizing an are-
na that local company Avalanche Construc-
tion spent thousands rehabbing to make
available to the public, is a good way of ac-
complishing the goal. The kids are quickly
developing a love for equestrian activity the
likes of which the kids might otherwise nev-
er been introduced to.
One strategic move was finding the loca-
tion -- the "Fairgrounds" area. Mr. Turner isn't
shy to say that the Fairgrounds and also the
Twin Lakes neighborhoods are a problem.
"We got to put a bullseye on one and deal
with it," he said, encapsulating the issue.
Deputy Green goes a little further in sum-
marizing the goal of the program: To show
the children "that there are cops who care
and want to help them," he said.


Notice of Election
I, Lucretia A. Strickland,
Supervisor of Elections, County
of Hendry, do hereby give notice
that a General Election will be
held in Hendry County, State of
Florida, on the 2nd day of
November, 2010, A.D., to fill or
retain the following offices:
Central County Water Control
Seat 2
Three Seats on the Clewiston
City Commission

Nota de Eleccion
Yo, Lucretia A. Strickland
Supervisor de Elecciones,
Condado de Hendry, da por este
medio el aviso que una Eleccion
General sera celebrada en el con-
dado de Hendry, Estado de la
Florida, en el 2 de Noviembre
2010, de A.D., para llenar o para
conserver las oficinas sigu-
ientes: Distrito para el Control de
Agua Central Condado, Asiento
2, Tres Asientos en la Comision
de Ciudad de Clewiston.

Lucretia A. Strickland
Supervisor of Elections
Hendry County, Florida


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Arrest Report

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


Charlie Broughton III, 31

Clewiston
-Resisting an officer elude a
law enforcement officer with
lights and siren active
*Nonmoving traffic violation
driving with a suspended license
habitual offender
FTA -felony
Arrested March 26
Arrested by L. Brooks

Matthew Kane Andrews, 16
S*Clewiston
*Assault with a deadly weapon
with no intent to kill
-Carrying a concealed weapon/
firearm
improper exhibition of firearm or
dangerous weapon
Criminal street gang activity
enhance penalties
Arrested March 25
Arrested by CPD Officer Pilon

Rhafiki Odom, 14
Clewiston
Criminal mischief under $200
Burglary of a dwelling, structure
or conveyance armed
*Larceny grand theft with a
firearm
*Destroying evidence tampering
with or falsifying physical
evidence
Arrested March 25
Arrested by Deputy Perez


Arthur Harrington, 15


Candido Washington, 29

Clewiston
Nonmoving traffic violation -
reckless driving first offense
Flee/elude fail to obey order
to stop
Battery on LEO
*Cause cruel death, pain or
suffering to an animal
Arrested March 27
Arrested by Deputy J. Garrett

Dustin K. Andrews, 17


*Clewiston
*Assault with a deadly weapon
with no intent to kill
*Carrying a concealed weapon/
firearm
* improper exhibition of firearm or
dangerous weapon
*Criminal street gang activity
enchance penalties
Arrested March 25
Arrested by CPD Officer Pilon


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Tykwan J. Fryson, 16
Clewiston
SCriminal mischief under $200
*Burglary of a dwelling, structure
or conveyance armed
Larceny grand theft with a
firearm
*Destroying evidence tampering
with or falsifying physical
evidence
Arrested March 25
Arrested by Deputy Perez


Crime Stoppers

T h e
Palm Beach

iff's Office is
seeking as-
sistance from
the public
in locating
the follow-
ing wanted
fugitive as
of March 25,
2010.
Felicia
Wilson, 20,
is a black
female with Felicia Wilson
black hair
and brown eyes. She is approximately 125
pounds and is 5 feet 9 inches tall. Her last
known address is listed as S. Barfield Hwy.,
in Pahokee.
Wilson is wanted on felony charges fail-
ure to appear: child abuse.
Anyone with information on the where-
abouts of this wanted fugitive is asked to
contact the Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-
TIPS (8477) or online atwww.crimestopper-
spbc.com.


Isaac J. Logan, 26


Clewiston
*Nonmoving traffic violation -
driving with a suspended license
habitual offender
*VOP: felony or community
control
Arrested March 22



Edward L. Harding, 20



*Clewiston
*Aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon without intent
to kill
Arrested March 26
Arrested by CPD Officer Herrera


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*Possession of cocaine
Arrested March 28
Arrested by CPD Officer Herrera


Jose Lopez, 36


Clewiston
Larceny grand theft $300 to
$5,000
*Fraud uttering a false instrument
Arrested March 25
Arrested by J. Lee


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*3/2 Home 316 Avenida Del Rio $84.9K
S1.8 acre Indian Hills. VERY NICEI! S179.9K
-6650 Surrency Rd 5ac Mini Ranch $379.9K
*3/2 House 628 E. Ventura $84,000
*Short Sale 503 Pasadena $110K
*Executive Home Clewiston $300K
*512 E. Del Monte Short sale $130K
-41 1 W. Sagamore Short Sole $79.9K
*Short Sale 102 E Sugarland S122K
CONDOMINIUMS
*Roland Martin's Marina Condo $125K
*Bass n Sun,on canal 2nd Floor $99.9K
*Bass n Sun #125 Pool 1st floor $99K
GLADES COUNTY
*Moore Haven 3/1 MH w/ 3 Lots
*Yacht Club canal lot 2 River $25K
*811 Renn Dr MHYC $99K
*808 Renn Drive MHYC $61,875
*Thatcher Blvd 3/2/1 car $123,900
MONTURA/PIONEER/LEDECA
:2.5 ac. Pioneer $19K
*Flaghole MH '02 w/ shed & pond $99K
* 1.25 acres $6,350
*Custom Cedar Home on 5t Ac $240K
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pendent government
agency, is now accept-
ing applications for the
position of Clerk/Recep-
tionist. Applications will
be accepted up to
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
at 11:00 A.M.
Qualifications: (1) Ex-
perienced in Excel and
Word, (2) Good secre-
tarial skills, (3) Valid
driver's license. Appli-
cations may be ob-
tained at the office of
the District located at
3293 Dellwood Terrace,
Port LaBelle, FL.
Office hours are from
8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.,
Monday through Friday.
The phone number is
863-675-0346.
Barron Water Control
District is an equal op-
portunity employer and
qualified applicants are
considered without re-
gard to race, color, re-
ligion, sex, age, marital
or veteran status.
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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
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BUILDING INSPECTOR
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Central County Water Control District
is seeking a heavy equipment
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record, CDL class B required. Must
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$39,095 Annually

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include independent
decision making with
minimal direction, de-
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and reports from a
wide variety of sources
and computer pro-
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with preparation of
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operational programs
and chart key perfor-
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and prepare and review
requisitions for pro-
curement systems en-
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successful candidate
will have a Bachelor's
degree and a minimum
of 1 yr exp in a staff/
administrative/supervi-
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sociate's degree and 3
yrs exp OR a high
school diploma with 5
yrs exp. Exp. in prepar-
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dence, reports and
presentations preferred
as well as familiarity
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public utility environ-
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Executive. Bilingual
(English/Spanish/Cre-
ole) also desirable. Visit
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job description and to
apply online. May sub-
mit scannable applica-
tion/resume with any
Veteran's Preference
documentation to Palm
Beach County Human
Resources, 100 Austra-
lian Ave. #300, West
Palm Beach, FL 33406
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561/616-6893 (No e-
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plications/resumes
must include Job ID
number, and will close
ending on 4/2/10.
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____ UNITED STATES
B SUGAR
CORPORATION

Packaging
Machinery Mechanic

Primary Function:
Perform maintenance
and repair of high
speed automated pack-
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ing, stretch wrappers
and other related
equipment. Trouble-
shooting, maintenance
and installation of auto-
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equipment. Experience
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matics, gear boxes and
proper alignment of
couplings, sprockets,
sheaves and other re-
lated equipment.

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America's largest diver-
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shore of Florida's Lake
Okeechobee between
Fort Myers and West
Palm Beach.

For Immediate
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Email
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FAX 863-902-2886
Apply online at
www.ussugar.com

US Sugar is an Equal
Opportunity Employer
committed to a diverse
workforce. Women and
Minorities are encour-
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PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOW-
ING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Fore-
closure of Lien and intent to sell these
vehicles on 04/09/2010, 10:00 am at 74
S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL
33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of
the Flonda Statutes. TIMS TOWING &
RECOVERY reserves the right to accept
or reectany and/or all bids.
2002 Jeep
1J4GL48K02W355795
2000 Ford
2FMZA5145YBA24755
2001 Ford
1FAFP33P71W136467
349678 CN 4/1/10



LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that on April
15th, 2010 at 2:00 pm at AM Self
Storage, 657 US Hwy 27, Moore
Haven, FL, the undersigned, AAA Self
Storage, will sell at Public Sale by
competitive bidding, the personal
property heretofore stored with the
undersigned by:
Jose Hernandez #13
Irene Smith #40
Eloyna Valenrio #89
Hillary Cabrales #53
Donna Carroll #35
349392 GCD 4/1,8/10

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 22-2009-CA-000019
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MEL-
LON, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE
UNDER NOVASTAR MORTGAGE
FUNDING TRUST 2005-3,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DEAN BRAMER, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated March 22, 2010
and entered in Case No. 22-2009-
CA-000019 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for GLADES County, Florida wherein
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON,
AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE UNDER
NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING
TRUST 2005-3, is the Plaintiff and
DEAN BRAMER; GWYN BRAMER;
TENANT #1 N/K/A MARY WARDELL;
TENANT #2 N/K/A TERRY WARDELL;
are the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY
COURHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the
29th day of April, 2010, the following
described property as set forth in
said final Judgment:
LOT 19, WESTLAKE SUBDIVI-
SION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 129 AND 130,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 19 PALM COURT,OKEE-
CHOBEE, FL 34974
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 25, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09006598
**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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NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursu-
ant to a Writ of Executon, issued
in the Circuit Court of Hendry
County, Florida, on the 17th day
of September, 2008, in the cause
wherein Surf Consultants, Inc., as
successor in interest to Direct
Merchant Bank, N.A is plaintiff and
Barbara Freedland is defendant,
being Case number 2008-164CC,
in said Court, I, Steve Whidden,
as Sheriff of Hendry County, Flori-
da, have levied upon all the right,
tide and interest of the defendant
Barbara Freedland, in and to the
following described property, to-
wit:
2007 Jeep Compass,
Vehicle Number
1J8FT47W97D219540,
Title Number 97750198.
And on the 15th day of April, 2010
at the Hendry County Sheriff's Of-
fice, LaBelle, Florida, at the hour
of 11:00am, or as soon thereafter
as possible, I will offer for sale all
the said defendant's, Barbara
Freedland, right, title and interest
in the aforesaid property at public
auction and will sell e same,
subject to taxes, all prior liens, en-
cumbrances and judgments, if
any, to the highest bidder for
CASH IN HAND, the proceeds to
be applied as far as may be to the
payment of costs and the satisfac-
tion of the above-described execu-
tion.
Steve Whidden
Sheriff
Hendry County, Florida
By: Lieutenant Andy Lewis
348294 CN/CB 3/11,18,25;4/1/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000068
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUC-
CESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS
FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
NIURKA QUINTANA, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: NIURKAQUINTANA
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 12448 SW
126th Avenue, Miami, FL 33186
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES 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 INTER-
EST, AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the follow-
ing property in HENDRY County,
Florida:
LOT 1, BLOCK 2257, OF PORT
LABELLE, UNIT 8, A SUBDIVI-
SION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3 PAGE 131, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 ays after
the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is 9119 Cor-
porate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
Florida 33634, and file the original
with this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or peti-
tion.
This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive
weeks in the Clewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court on this 22nd day of March,
2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F10003466
** See Americans with Disabilites Act
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee County
Justice Center, 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 proceed-
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY PUBLIC
SAFETY COORDINATING
COUNCIL
Notice is hereby given that the
Hendry County Public Safety Coor-
dinating Council will hold a meet-
ing April 9, 2010 at 10:00 a.m., at
the Hendry County Courthouse
Square, Conference Room, 165
South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal
any decision made by the Board
with respect to any matter dis-
cussed at such meeting, he/she
will need a record of the proceed-
ings, and that, for such purpose,
he/she may need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be
based.
Hendry County Public Safety
Coordinating Council
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-001359
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO
CHASE MAHHATTAN MORTGAGE
CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
NOEL DE ARMAS, 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. 26-2008-
CA-001359 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Flonda
wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE
MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORA-
TION, is the Plaintiff and NOEL DE
ARMAS; NOEL FIGIL; THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF NOEL VIGIL
N/K/A HEIDY MON; 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 PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TEN-
ANT #1 N/K/A GISEELE ARNOLD,
and TENANT #2 N/K/A NOEL AR-
NOLD; 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 HENRY COUNTY ADMINIS-
TRATION BUILDING CORNER OF
HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA at 11:OOAM, on the
2nd day of June, 2010, the following
descnbed property as set forth in
said Rnal Judgment:
LOT 19 AND THE WEST 1/ OF
LOT 20, BLOCK 438, OF THE
GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON,
FLORIDA, BEING A SUBDIVI-
SION OF BLOCK 111, IN THE
CITY OF CLEWISTON, ACCORD-
ING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 24, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
A/K/A 520 W. OBISPO AVENUE,
CLEWISTON, FL 334400000
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 15, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Flonda Default Law Group, EL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonda 33622-5018
F08112680
**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.
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NOTICE OF JOINT WORKSHOP
BETWEEN THE
HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
AND THE
GLADES COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Notice is hereby given that the
Hendry County Board of County
Commissioners and the Glades
County Board of County Commis-
sioners will hold a workshop to
discuss items of mutual interest at
6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22,
2010, at the Emergency Medical
Services (EMS) Training Room,
485 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle,
Florida.
Board of County Commissioners
of Hendry County, Florida
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRYCOUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-00260
Deutsche Bank National Trust Com-
any, as Trustee for the Certificate-
olders of Soundview Home Loan
Trust 2005-OPT2, Asset-Backed Cer-
tficates, Series 2005-OPT2,
Plaintiff,
-VS.-
Geliam Reina Lopez,
Defendants
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated March 11, 2010,
entered in Civil Case No. 2009-
CA-000260 of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend-
ry County, Florida, wherein Deutsche
Bank National Trust Company, as
Trustee for the Certificateholders of
Soundview Home Loan Trust 2005-
OPT2, Asset-Backed Certificates, Se-
ries 2005-OPT2, Plaintiff and Geliani
Reina Lopez are defendantss, 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 HENRY
COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE,
FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on April 14,
2010 the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
LOT 5, BLOCK 2320, PORT LABELLE
UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 144, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENRY 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 HENRY 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
15th 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
09-153019
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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-000870
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DANIEL PIOTROWSKI, 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-000870 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Flonda
wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is
the Plaintiff and DANIEL PIOTROW-
SKI; KENNETH R. ALFORD; WACHO-
VIA MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A
NATIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATION;
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 2nd day of
June, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Rnal
Judgment:
LOT 23, IN BLOCK E OF RIDG-
VIEW ESTATES ADDITION NO. 1
A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF
CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THERE-
OF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,
PAGE 85 AND 86 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
A/K/A 720 W. AVENIDA DEL
RIO, CLEWISTON, 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 Fendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 15, 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
F09077289
**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.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-001111
CibMortgage, Inc.,
Plainbtff,
-VS.-
Julio W. Castillo and Melissa A. Cas-
bllo, Husband and Wife;
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-001111 of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend-
ry County, Florida, wherein CitiMort-
gage, Inc., Plaintiff and Julio W.
Castillo and Melissa A. Castillo, Hus-
band and Wife are defendantss, I
will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash, IN FRONT OF THE OF-
FICE 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
June 2, 2010 the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to-wit:
PARCEL 1:
THE NORTH 125 FEET OF THE
SOUTH ONE-HALF OF THE EAST
ONE-HALF OF BLOCK 59, GOOD-
NO'S ADDITION TO LABELLE, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA; LYING
AND BEING IN HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH
PARCEL 2:
THE SOUTH 75 FEET OF THE
NORTH 200 FEET OF THE SOUTH
ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-
HALF OF BLCOK 59, GOODNO'S
ADDITION TO LABELLE, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA; LYING
AND BEING IN 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
15th 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
09-153019
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 22-2008-CA-000245
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR WFMBS
2006-AR6,
Plaintiff,
vs.
GERMAN ALEX BERG A/K/A
GERMAN ALEJANDRO CUERVO
BERG, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated March 15, 2010
and entered in Case No. 22-2008-
CA-000245 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for GLADES County, Florida wherein
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE FOR WFMBS 2006-AR6,
is the Plaintiff and GERMAN ALEX
BERG A/K/A GERMAN ALEJANDRO
CUERVO BERG; are the Defendants,
I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at STEPS OF THE
GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at
11:00AM, on the 15th day of April,
2010, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said final Judgment:
THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER
OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUAR-
TER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP
42 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST,
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA;
SUBJECT TO EASEMENTS FOR
INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER
THE NORTH 60 FEET AND THE
EAST 60 FEET THEREOF.
A/K/A 2040 FERNWOOD LANE
SW, LABELLE, FL 33935
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 16, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F08078787
**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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PUBLIC NOTICE

The following vehicles and equipment are available for sale by the City of Pahokee by sealed bid. Vehicles may be
ilewed at the City of Pahokee Motor Pool area, 1501 McClure Rd Pahokee, Fl., beginning Monday, April 5, 2010
throughh Thursday, April 22, 2010 from 8 am to 4 pm, excluding weekends. The bid items may also be viewed on the
:ity website at www.cityofpahokee com Sealed bids are due by 2:00 pm on Friday, April 23, 2010 and will be opened
shortly thereafter in the Commission Chambers located at 360 E. Main St., Pahokee, FL. 33476. Buyers do not need
:o be present. Winning bidders must make full payment by Tuesday, April 27, 2010 or the vehicle or equipment will
be awarded to the next highest bidder. Please note that some items have a minimum bid price. All vehicles and
equipment are sold "as is" and must be removed from city property by Friday, April 30, 2010. The City reserves the
eight to reject any and all bids.

Bid Item # Description VIN or Serial Number Minimum Bid


Bic # 1 1995 Citance 2/ Passenger Bus 1C
Bic # 2 1997 Chance Bus
Bic # 3 Small yellow school bus
Bic # 4 1999 Chevy Lumina
Bic # 5 1988 GMC Dump Truck
Bic # 6 1992 Ford F-150
Bic # 7 1985 Vaccum Truck
Bic # 8 1984 International ditch bank mower
Bic # 9 1985 Ford Water Truck
Bic # 10 Ford F-150 Dump Truck
Bic # 11 95 or 96 Ford Crown Victoria
Bic # 12 Ford F-150
Bic # 13 1995 Ford Crown Victoria
Bic # 14 1998 Ford F-150
Bic # 15 Small yellow generator
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1FTDF15YNNA99381
1FDYR80UOFV62547
2FH-11
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1FDJP37G3DNA31210
2FAFP71WOYX145429
2FTDF151PGA98897
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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-000040
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ISABEL RIPOLL, 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. 26-2009-
CA-000040 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Flonda
wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
is the Plaintiff and ISABEL RIPOLI;
JESUS CRUZ; JPMORGAN CHASE
BANK, N.A.; are the Defendants, I
will sell to the highest and best bid-
der 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 2nd day of June,
2010, the following described prop-
erty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:
LOTS 8 AND 9, BLOCK 5, WOOD-
LAND SUBDIVISION, ACCORD-
ING TO THE MAP OR PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 4 PAGES 1 AND 2.
PUBLICRECOWDS OF HENDRI
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 757 WOODLAND BOULE-
VARD, CLEWISTON, FL
334400000
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the pmperty owner as of
the date of the Lis Fndens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 15, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Flonda Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonda 33622-5018
F08114890
**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.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
CASE NO. 09-CA-189
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC,
Plaintiff,
VS.
ULISES BARRETO, et.al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ULISES BARRETO
Whose residence is:
16090 E. Benbow Circ.
LaBelle, FL 33935 &
14368 74th St.
N. Loxahatchee, FL 33470
TO: YAMILET BARRETO
Whose residence is:
1073 E. Benbow Cir.
LaBelle, FL 33935 &
14368 74th St.
N. Loxahatchee, FL 33470
If alive, and if dead, all parties claim-
ing interest by, through, under or
against ULISES BARRETO; YAMILET
BARRETO and all parties having or
claiming to have any right, title or in-
terest in the property described here-
in.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the
following described property:
LOT 29, BLOCK 52, PORT LABELLE
UNIT 102, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 66 THROUGH
87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 1073 E. Benbow Cir.
LaBelle, FL 33935
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it, on Jes-
sica Fagen, Attorney for Plaintiff,
whose address is 2901 Stirling Road,
Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33312 within 30 days after the first
publication of this notice, and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiffs at-
torney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded
in the complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court this 8th day of March,
2010.
JOE FLINT
As Clerk of the Court
By: /S/ Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilibes Act, persons needing
a reasonable accommodation to par-
bcipate in this proceeding should, no
later than seven (7) days prior, con-
tact the Clerk of the Court's disability
coordinator at 8639462140, PO BOX
1018, MOORE HAVEN FL, 33471. If
hearing impaired, contact (TDD)
8009558771 via Florida Relay Sys-
tem. File #71765
This is an attempt to collect a
debt. Any information obtained
will be used for that purpose.
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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 experbse 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 qualficabons 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 bme all response
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 emal.
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 enbrety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and acbvely seeks Mi-
nority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2009-CP-39
IN RE: ESTATE OF:
PAUL J. HANAUER,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
PAUL J. HANAUER, deceased, whose
date of death was July 30, 2008, and
whose Social security number is
266-48-4015, is the Circuit Court for
Glades County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, File No.: 2009-CP-39; the ad-
dress of is Probate Division, P.O. Box
10, Moore Haven, Florida 33471. The
names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal rep-
resentative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate, in-
cluding unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, on whom a copy
of this notice is served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons who have claims
or demands against the decedent's
estate, including unmatured, contin-
gent or unliquidated claims, must file
their claims with this Court WITHIN
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT
FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITH-
STANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
Notice is April 1, 2010.
Marie Anne-Patrice Satterfield
Personal Representative
4628 Rean Meadow Drive
Kettering, Ohio 45440
William J. Wallace, RA.
Attorney for Personal Representabve
115 NW 11th Avenue
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Telephone: 863-467-4671
Florida Bar No.: 778125
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 10-176 DR
George Edward Anderson Martin
Petitioner
and
Cynthia Diane Martin
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Cynthia Diane Martin
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an acbon
has been filed against you and that
you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to it on
George Edward Anderson Martin
whose address is 420 Holiday Isle
Lot 162, Clewiston, FL 33440 on or
before April 20, 2010, and file the
original with the clerk of this Court at
P.O. Box 1760, 25 E. Hickpoochee
Ave., LaBelle, FL 33975, before ser-
vice on Petitioner or immediately
thereafter. If you fail to do so, a de-
fault may be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the pebtion.
Copies of all court documents in
this case, including orders, are
available at the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office. You may review these
documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Cir-
cuit Court's office notfied of your
current address. (You may file Notice
of Current Address, Florida Supreme
Court Approved Family Law Form
12.915) Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on
record at the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-
uires certain automabc disclosure of
documents and information. Failure
to comply can result in sancbons, in-
cluding dismissal or striking of plead-
Dated: Feb. 26, 2010.

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY: L. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2009-111-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
PATSY J. DOUGHERTY
Deceased.
CORRECTED
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Patsy J. Dougherty, deceased, whose
date of death was September 21,
2009, is pending in the Circuit Court
for Hendry County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is Post
Office Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975.
The names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the person-
al representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS
OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
notice is April 1, 2010.
Personal Representative:
Michele Woods
RO. Box 1649
LaBelle, Florida 33975
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Ralph Elver
Attorney for Michele Woods
Florida Bar No. 215848
P.RO. Drawer 2280
LaBelle, FL 33975
Telephone: (863) 675-5800
Fax: (863) 675-4998
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2003-057-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHRISTOPHER RAY JONES,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING
CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST
THE ABOVE ESTATE:
The administration of the Estate of
Chnstopher Ray Jones, deceased,
Rle Number 2003-057-CP, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Hendry
County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is Post Office
Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975.
The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the per-
sonal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
Al creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate, in-
cluding unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, on whom a copy
of this notice is served within three
months after the date of the first
publication of this notice must file
their claims with the Court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NO-
TICE ON THEM.
Al other creditors of the decedent
and persons having claims or de-
mands against the decedent's es-
tate, including unmatured,
contingent and unliquidated claims,
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of
this Notice is Apnl 1, 2010.
Personal Representative:
JORDAN FIELDS
416 Cortez Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994
Attorney for Personal Representative
JORDAN FIELDS, ESQUIRE
416 Cortez Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 286-0890
Fax: (772) 288-1728
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Effective April 30, 2010, Comcast announces the following channel lineup change
for the customers in the communities of Belle Glade / Pahokee, Clewiston, Okee
chobee, and each of its surrounding areas:
Centric (formerly BET on Jazz) will replace
VH-1 Soul on Digital Classic Tier channel 144.
GENERAL INFORMATION,
After a notice of a re-tienng of a video service or a rate increase, you ma change
your level of service at no additional charge for a period of 30 days from the effect
tive date of the change. Otherwise, changes in the services you receive at youl
request may be subject to the upgrade or downgrade charge listed on the annua
rate card. Pnces are exclusive of applicable franchise fees and related costs, FCC
user fees and taxes. For customers with commercial accounts or bulk rate ar
rangements, some product, pricing and other information may not apply. Upor
proper notice, all pncing, programming, channel locations and packaging are sub
ject to change.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 1-800-COMCAST.
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION
RFP NUMBER: 2010-13
OPENING DATE AND TIME: April 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
Hendry County is seeking firms interested in providing deferred compensa
bon for the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners. Firms offering
deferred compensation plans which meet Internal Revenue Service require
ments are encouraged to submit their proposal for consideration. All submit
talks (see Secbon I, General Information) received in response to this RFF
will be reviewed by an 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 Com-
plex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by April 27, 2010 at 2:0C
p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the
presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above
noted time and date will not be opened or considered.
A copy of the Instructions and RFP Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee St., LaBelle
Florida (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, Florida 33975 (mailing
address), or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, tc
pay any costs incurred in the preparabon of a response to this RFP, or tc
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or al
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its enbrety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place.
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Board of County Commissioners
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April 1, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 17


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
Notice is hereby given that the L .1....... ... Ii- r i y County (LPA) will hold a public hearing on the following petitions on April 14, 2010 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse,
Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hicl 1 i .i II .. II. The LPAwill determine if the applications are consistent with the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan and will review the applications 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 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: RZ09-0009

Applicant: Alico Land Development, Inc., represented by Richard L. Woodruff, DPA, AICP WilsonMiller, Inc.

Ordinance Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA, GRANTING AZONING DISTRICT BOUNDARY CHANGE
FROM GENERAL AGRICULTURE (A-2) TO THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (PUD) ZONING DISTRICT TO ALLOW A SAND MINE AND ACCESSORY
USES ON 866.1 ACRES +/-; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT, SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Location: Keri Road, approximately 11 miles east of SR 29.

Property size: 866.1 acres +/-

Request: The applicant is requesting a rezone to PUD, to allow the
creation of a sand mine and accessory uses.

Legal description of subject property: -

A parcel of land lying within Sections 1, 2, 11 and 12 Township 45 South, Range 30 East, and Section 36,
Township 44 South, Range 30 East, Hendry County Florida and being more particularly described as
follows: h- --7---- -_

BEGIN at a concrete monument lying at the intersection of the East line of the aforementioned Section 1
and the Northerly right-of-way of Keri Road (100' right-of-way) according to Florida Department of .-,. ..
Transportation right-of-way Map Section No. 0752-151 for former State Road 832 dated April 2, 1953; -.
thence, along said Northerly right-of-way of Ken Road for the following three (3) courses:

1. S.48"56'29"W., 8,173.53;
2. along the arc of a tangent circular curve concave to the North having for its elements a radius of _1
1,859.86 feet, a central angle of 67'59'20", a chord distance of 2,079.74 feet, a chord bearing of
S.82'56'09"W., an arc distance of 2,206.97 feet;
3. N.63*04'11"W., 1.899.83 feet;

thence, leaving said Northerly right-of-way of Keri Road, N.44*30'14"E., 5,512.93 feet: thence
N.45-29'46%W., 875.00 feet; thence N.44"30'14"E., 1,500.00 feet; thence S.45'29'46"E., 875.00 feet;
thence N.44*30'14"E., 3,553.54 feet; thence S.85"17'28E., 2,479.88 feet; thence S.00*57'14"E., 2,568.86
feet to a concrete monument lying at the intersection of the East line of the aforementioned Section I and -
the Northerly right-of-way of Ked Road (100' right-of-way) and the POINT OF BEGINNING. _


Petition Number: SE08-0009 /

Applicant: James D. Hull, represented by AIM Engineering & Surveying, Inc. ( '" -

Resolution Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA, GRANT -7
ING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW EARTH MINING ON 2 ACRES +/- IN THE GENERAL AGRICULTURE -
(A-2) ZONING DISTRICT. -'--- 4 -- ,- .
Location: Along the east side of CR 833, approximately 6 miles south of CR 832. '-. -

Propertysize: 1284 acres +/-; mine site is approximately 2 acres/-I -

Request: The applicant is requesting a Special Exception to allow the operation of an earth mine operation 4* -
and to sell the excess material. F-S- am
=
Legal description of subject property:

A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 46 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA, BEING MORE PAR-
TICULARLY
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: --
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 3; THENCE S8955'48"WALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SEC- (' | .--
TION 3 FOR 977.49 FEET;
THENCE SOO04'12"E LEAVING SAID NORTH LINE FOR 1739.58 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED -
PARCEL; THENCE S0311'52"W FOR 219.87 FEET; THENCE N8648'08"W FOR 250.00 FEET; THENCE N0311'52"E FOR 302.85 FEET; ,
THENCE S6826'24"E FOR 263.41FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 1.50 ACRES MORE OR LESS. :- -
BEARINGS ARE BASED UPON THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 46 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST HAVING A BEARING OF "T I I
S8955'48"W
| Petition Number: SE10-0002

S'Applicant: Mr. Raul Grimaldo

Resolution Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPE-
S I CIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW DAYCARE USE 0.31 ACRES +/- IN THE CONVENIENCE COMMERCIAL (C-1) ZONING DISTRICT
i Incation: 1222 S. SR 29, LaBelle, FL.
Property size: 0.31 acres +/-

- Request: The applicant is requesting a Special Exception to allow a daycare use.

-~ Legal description of subject property:
S. LOTS 10, 11, 21, AND 22, BLOCK 4, LUCKEYS SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA.

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**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
I, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in HENDRY County
State of Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or
retain the following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: Districts 16 and 23
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet- Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet -Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representative: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twenbeth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
East County Water Control District: Seats 2 and 4
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry County Hospital Authority: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 3 and 5
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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
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
2871 2007 4-10-43-29-020-2067-0100 Jose R. Hernandez
Lot 10, Block 2067 of Port Labelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plal
thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property 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
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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
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
1378 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0060-0040 Renaldo Blanco
Lot 4 in Block 60 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac
cording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37,38 and 39, o0
the 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. Buter
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT 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
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 plal
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
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council
will hold a regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 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
s accessible by the disabled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
n 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
unsure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
:ludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County
Tourist Development Council
(arson Turner, Chairman
350105 CB/CN 4/1/10


**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
I, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
jive notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in GLADES County, State
of Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or retain
:he following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: District 16
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representative: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twenteth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 4 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Glades Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 3, 4 and 5
Moore Haven Mosquito Control District: Seat 2
348473 CGS & CB 04/01,15/10

I
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
OF LANDOWNERS OF
EAST SHORE WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of
East Shore Water Control District, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of
East Shore Water Control District for the year 2010 will be held at their of-
xice located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Flori-
da, on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, at 9:30 A.M., in the forenoon for the
purpose of:

1. Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
.Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as
the landowners may determine, and;
3. Transacting such other business as may come before the meeting.
If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with
respect to any matter considered at the meebng herein referred, he or she
nay need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
Nhich record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
made.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF
EAST SHORE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
BY: /s/ Kenneth McDuffie, President
348815 SUN 3/25;4/1/10


NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
OF LANDOWNERS OF
PELICAN LAKE WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of
Pelican Lake Water Control District, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners
)f Pelican Lake Water Control District for the year 2010 will be held at their
officee located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Flori-
Ja, on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, at 10:00 A.M., in the forenoon for the
purpose of:
1. Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as
the landowners may determine, and;
Z. Transacting such other business as may come before the meeting.
:f a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with
respect to any matter considered at the meebng herein referred, he or she
nay need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
mrade.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF
PELICAN LAKE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
BY: /s/ Paul Allen, President
348955 SUN 3/25;4/1/10



**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
[, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
jive notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in HENDRY County,
State of Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or
'etain the following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: Districts 16 and 23
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representative: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twenteth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
East County Water Control District: Seats 2 and 4
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry County Hospital Authority: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 3 and 5
349493 CGS & CB 04/01,15/10


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
1117 2007 1-14-44-32-A00-0106-0100 Ketty Belhomme
The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section
14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to
an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof
Also known as Lot No. 3407 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 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
AM., 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
348667 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
2067 2007 1-31-44-33-AOO-0287-0000 Francisco Barbeito
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-
jest 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 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
1430 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0078-0160 Ricardo Lorenzo
Lot 16 in Block 78 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38, and 39
of the 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
348660 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10


**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
I, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in GLADES County, State
of Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or retain
the following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: District 16
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet -Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet -Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representatve: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 4 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Glades Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 3, 4 and 5
Moore Haven Mosquito Control District: Seat 2
348450 CGS/CB 04/01,15/10


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
2758 2007 3-02-43-34-501-OOOB-0040 Lee Roy Franklin & Mary Franklin
Lot 4, Block B, of SUGARLAND ESTATES ADDITION NO 1 a subdivision in
the City of Clewiston, Florida, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat
Book 6, pages 124 and 125, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Flori-
da.
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
348664 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
1073 2007 1-13-44-32-AOO-0266-0000 Luls 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
nown 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 ofways 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
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 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
348649 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10


NOTICE OF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE
CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Bids are requested for the following equipment, which has been declared
surplus by Central County Water Control District:
1995 Ford F450 Power Stroke Diesel w/service bed & lift.
Ferguson model#46 two drum asphalt roller.
Case 580 Backhoe combination.
This equipment will be sold where is, as is.
This equipment is in working condition.
Bids should be placed in a sealed envelope marked "Equipment Bid" and
mailed or delivered to the District office at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St.,
Clewiston, FL. 33440. Bids must be received by April 19, 2010 at 3pm.
Payment is due within five days of notice of bid award.
Additional information and arrangements to inspect the equipment
may be made in writing to the above address or
calling (863) 983-5797 Monday thru Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
349866 CN 4/1,8,15/10


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
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 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 11:010
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


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 oi
Hendry County, Florida at the Hendry County Complex, Clerk of Circuil
Court, Attn. Barbara Butler, C.E. Hall Building, Administration Wing, 2nc
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 time/date stamped by said Clerk of Courts or designee no later
than Thursday, April 8th 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Copies of plans, specification
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 ai
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 informalities in any bids; to reject
any or all bids with or without cause; and/or to accept the bid that in it
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,
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT RISK,
HENDRY COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICE
BUILDING, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
BID No. 2010-15
OPENING DATE AND TIME: 2:00 p.m., May 4,2010
Hendry County is inviting licensed and qualified construction management
professionals to submit proposals for consideration to provide construction
management services for the Hendry County Government Office building
Individuals and firms properly registered in the State of Florida are encour
aged to submit their qualficabons for consideration. All submittals (See
Part IV, Submission Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be
reviewed by an Evaluatbon Committee. In order to be considered, bids
must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hal
Building (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E
Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida 33935, by May 4, 2010 at 2.00 PM EST, al
which bme all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence o0
one or more witnesses.
A copy of the RFQ Instructions, Specifications and Bid Documents can be
obtained from the office of the Hendry County Purchasing Department, lo
cated at 165 S. Lee Street LaBelle Florida (for pick up, Post Office Bo>
2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address), or by calling (863) 675-5220 or
(863) 983-1585. Instructions and RFQ documents will be mailed upon re
quest; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or com
pleteness of documents sent via email.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, tc
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 al
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entrety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County
Janet Taylor, Chairwoman
Board of County Commissioners
350022 CB/CN 4/1,15/10




NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Florida Department of Transportation Project
Bids will be received by the District One Office until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday
April 15, 2010, for the following Proposals:
E1I32- A Certfication of Qualification is not required for Performance High
way Lighing Maintenance in Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, & Lee Counties
Budget Estimate: $1,210,000.00
E1I33- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Chemical Mowing
Wet Blade Application in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $291,180.00
E1I34- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Mechanical Sweep
ing in Glades & Hendry Counties. Budget Estimate: $39,803.00
E1I35- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Remove Litter anc
Mow Right of Way, excluding medians, on U.S. 41 in Sarasota County. Bud-
get Estimate: $13,000.00
Complete lettng advertisement information for this project is available on
our website at http //www dot state fl us/contractsadministrationdistrictl/
#PLANHOLDERS%20LIST: or by calling (863) 519-2559
348957 CB/CN 3/25;4/1/10


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April 1, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 19


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Local Planning Agency of Hendry County (LPA) will hold a public hearing on the following petition on
April 14, 2010 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida.
The LPA will determine if the application is consistent with the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan and will review
the application 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.
Ifa 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: SE 10-0001
Applicant: LaBelle Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church, represented by Rock Enterprises, Inc.
Resolution Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW CHURCH SERVICES AND
DAYCARE USES ON 3 ACRES +/- IN THE CONVENIENCE COMMERCIAL (C-l1) ZONING
DISTRICT.
Location: 3379 South SR 29, LaBelle, FL
Property size: 3 acres +/-
Request: The applicant is requesting a Special Exception to allow church services and daycare uses.
Legal description of subject property:.
DESCRIPTION: (FROM OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 625, AT PAGE 44 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.) The N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, LESS the North 25 feet for road right-of-way in Section
28, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tracts 13 and 14, LABELLE ACRES, unrecorded.
NOTE: THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR LANDS LYING WEST OF THE RIGHT OF WAY FOR STATE
ROAD 29. INITIAL RESEARCH INDICATES SAID LANDS LYING WEST OF THE RIGHT OF WAY FOR STATE ROAD
29 ARE OWNED BY "BOB PAUL, INC."


LOCATION MIAP


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
2925 2007 4-10-43-29-030-2095-0070 Espiritu Herrera
Lot 7, block 2095, of PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, a subdivision according to the
plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, of the 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
348656 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
1282 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0016-0140 Louis Sanjur]o& Lydia Sanjujo
Lot 14, Block 16 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, at pages 37, 38 and 39 of
the 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
348651 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10


Orvell Howard, Chair
Hendry County Local Planning Agency


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
2907 2007 4-10-43-29-020-2084-0110 Jorge Chaar
-ot 11, Block 2084, of Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the
plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry
county Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
411 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
348652 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
183 2007 1-07-44-28-AOO-0050-0000 JAMLAND INVESTMENT IN
C
The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter 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.
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
348654 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
cerbficate 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
2023 2007 1-31-44-33-A00-0003-0000 Francisco L. Mazo Vasquez
The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-
quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter o Section
31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known
as Tract 6145 of 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 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
348653 CN 3/18,25;4/1,8/10










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Crime
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County Sheriff's Office all the more disturb-
ing to her. Her son, Karlos Perez, is charged
with being in possession of burglary tools,
accused of the intent to use them in a crime
-- at his friend's home.
He was arrested March 11 on Joshua
Blvd.
The event has consumed Ms. Miranda.
She has taken it up with the sheriff's office,
arguing the details of the charge with sher-
iff's office personnel, and has been in close
communication with her friend, Sandy
Runkles, whose home is believed to be the
target of the would-be burglary.
It would be a typical he-said/she-said
affair, except that Ms. Miranda believes the
deputy in charge of the report omitted criti-
cal information and charged him despite

"If they would

have caught him

at someone else's

house I don't

know, okay, pun-

ish him. I would

not be wasting my

time."

the fact that it was never established that
her son was out to commit a burglary.
A summary of the events: a deputy
observed the suspect for less than a minute
as he peeked into the home from a window
outside, making no attempt to knock on the
window, or as most people would, the front
door. Searching the suspect's backpack,
the deputy found a cigar with suspected
marijuana, along with items consistent with
burglary tools: wire cutter, phillips screw-
driver, flathead screwdriver, a hammer and
black gloves.
The suspect's mother responds to the
information.
Her son was there to meet with his
friend, who lives at the home, and whose
window he was peering into, she said. The
friend may have distanced himself from
her son when deputies said they found
marijuana on him.
As far as the tools are concerned, the
distance between Ms. Miranda's home and
the Runkles' home is likely two miles, Ms.


Miranda said, and her son carried the tools
in case his bicycle broke down in the trek
between both homes.
"If they would have caught him at some-
one else's house I don't know, okay, punish
him. I would not be wasting my time," said
Ms. Miranda, who believes that informa-
tion, including the fact that deputies spoke
to the owner of the home, was omitted for
the sake of making an arrest.
But that doesn't answer why he would
need black Nike gloves, Lt. Susan Harrelle,
spokesperson for the Hendry County Sher-
iff's Office, said.
Lt. Susan Harrelle, after consulting with
the sheriff, defended the work of the depu-
ties in charge of the case, explaining that
the boy was never charged with attempted
burglary, only possession of burglary tools.
In the meantime, Ms. Runkles, the
owner of the property, doesn't believe that
her friend's son would try to burglarize her
home, but that doesn't mean she doesn't
have questions herself.
"I've known him since he was in dia-
pers," she said. "I don't think he was there
for that, but you just never know. He never
went to the (front) door. That did concern
me."
Ms. Runkles' home has been burglarized
before, and at least once the culprits were
friends of her son's. She had asked deputies
to be vigilant in the area.
The fact that she spoke to deputies
was not mentioned in an initial report by
Deputy L. Brooks, which bothered the
suspect's mother. A few days later, in a
supplemental report, the deputy included
Ms. Runkles' statement. According to the
supplement, Ms. Runkles said she knew the
boy, but "verbally stated at no time did she
authorize her son to have any company at
the residence," writes the deputy. "Sandra
verbally stated that she wanted something
to be done in reference to the incident. San-
dra did speak with Karlos while on scene
and she advised that he could not give a
reasonable explanation as to what he was
doing looking into the back window of her
residence."
Ms. Miranda believes the deputies would
have done a better job if they had ques-
tioned, and found out, where Karlos got the
marijuana, rather than pegging him to be a
would-be burglar.
In the end, the official statement from
the sheriff's office leaves it in the hands of
the judge to decide whether there is any
reason to dismiss, or to pursue the charges.
The work of the deputies is done, and the
evidence is recorded in black and white.
"This is a decision the judge makes.
Why wasn't he knocking on the front
door?" Lt. Harrelle asked. "We can't be
the Monday morning quarterbacking staff.
That's what the judge is for."


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GRADUATION
JOHANNA ELIANA CASAS
avy Third Class Petty Officer
Johanna Eliana Casas graduated from
CHS in 2003; attended FAU for 3 yrs, on Oct.
28, 2009 went to Navy boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill.
She was in division 040; graduated on Dec. 30,
2009. On Jan. 6, 2010 went to NAS in Pensacola, Fl.
to attend A-school for aviation. Graduated on Feb.22,
2010 as the honor student with a 96.0 average. Was
prompted from an unranked airman to a third
class petty officer. She will be stationed in Norfolk,
Virginia where she will be on the George H.W. Bush.
She is the daughter of Matilde Casas from Clewiston.


ENGAGEMENT
KELLY ALVAREZ &
RANDALL VITALE


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alvarez of Belle
Glade announce the engagement
and upcoming marriage of their
daughter, Kelly L. Alvarez to Randall N.
Vitale of Fort Lauderdale. Kelly is a gradu-
ate of Glades Day School "Class of 2000"
and a graduate of Florida State University
where she received a Bachelor of Arts in
Communication and Spanish and a Master of
Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication.
She is currently employed by the American
Heart Association of Broward County as a
Fundraising Director. Mr. Vitale is the son


of Steve and Vilma Vitale of Palm Beach.
He is a graduate of Killian High School in
Miami, and also a graduate of Florida State
University, where he received dual Bachelor
of Arts degrees in International Business
and Business Management. He is employed
by SunTrust Bank in Fort Lauderdale as
First Vice President of the Private Wealth
Management Legal Specialty Group.
An engagement party in their hon-
or was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
John Beltran in Miami on March 6th. The
wedding is planned for January 2011.


20 Clewiston News


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


April 1, 2010




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