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The Clewiston News


Thursday, September 23, 2010


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


Vol. 85, Number 64 50 cents


PHOTO / JENNY WOODS


Eight-year-old Faces Felony Charges
She needed to be arrested, mother tells sheriff deputies


BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
Clewiston News
When an eight year-old child attempted to go
outside to play after missing school, her mother
couldn't stand it any longer. Like so many parents'
attempts at inspiring a little fear in their children,
she said she was calling the police.
Most parents don't. This mother did.


The incident happened last Friday in Clewis-
ton. The names of those involved, including that
of the eight year-old suspect, will be withheld by
this newspaper.
According to the probable cause affidavit,
at approximately 6:30 p.m. that day a woman
:i ,.... i deputies down and asked them to follow
her to her home. She was having trouble with
her child who was i,._.._ii. ii, .r and the cup-


boards of her house and she needed their help.
When Deputy Deighton Bolt of the Hendry
County Sheriff's ('i... .-i to the home, the moth-
er brought her daughter to the front door. As soon
as she did, her daughter ran from the front door to
flee from the deputy.

See Felony Page 24


Summer Job

Attracted '10

Citizen Of

Year Recipient

Wyse, Vann, Hendry Co.
Fair applauded by Chamber
BY AMY MCKOWN
The Clewiston News
She arrived to Clewiston some 65 years ago
just looking for a summer job. She "walked into"
an immediate job typing for Kelley Tractor and
the match was made between Alden Wyse and
the city of Clewiston.
Ms. Wyse, still a working citizen in her 90's,
was honored as the city of Clewiston Outstand-
ing Community Service Award winner during the
62nd annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet on
Tuesday night at The Clewiston Inn. Ms. Wyse was
honored by area citizens with a standing ovation
1fi. i i, .._: "tricked" into attending the event.
On her nomination form it was said that her
positions and dates of leadership in this commu
nity cannot be listed because they are so number
ous.
"She has always been the person in the back
ground who made everyone else look good. Al-
den prefers to help put things 1I. i, i and let
someone else be in the limelight, not her," one of
the statements on her nomination form read.
Her areas of services include the American
Cancer Society, the Clewiston Museum, the
Methodist Children's Home, the Hendry Regional
Medical Center Board, the Clewiston Episcopal
Church, the Clewiston Methodist Church, and the
Kelly Foundation Scholarship program.
"This town, like towns and cities all over the
nation are better off because of her quiet, unrec-

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Weather

Weather Forecast for Hendry County
collected from the National Weather
Service.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms, mainly af-
ter 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near
89. Breezy, with a east wind between 15
and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22
mph.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent
chance of showers and thunderstorms,
mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with
a low around 79. East wind around 13
mph.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms, mainly af-
ter noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near
88. Breezy, with a east wind between 13
and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21
mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind
between 9 and 11 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
sunny, with a high near 88. East wind
between 7 and 9 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
sunny, with a high near 88.

Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
cloudy, with a low around 74.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
sunny, with a high near 89.


Community News and Information


Benefit response
The family of Tom Smith would like to
send a heartfelt thank you to everyone for all
the hard work that was given to the benefit.
Thank you to the Elks Club; Big Lake Cruis-
ers Car Club; the bands, Buckshot, Chase
Monkey Box and Truman Murphy, Kenny
Glass and Larry Woosley Band. Thanks to Jo
Patty for the great job on the t-shirts and to a
great community for coming out and show-
ing their support.

Help Clean Up the Lake
A.P. Environmental Science is doing an
international clean-up event scheduled for
Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Clewis-
ton boat ramp and park.
The event will coincide with the 25th
anniversary of this International activity.
The event is organized by the Ocean Con-
servancy, an organization that cares for our
oceans.
The fact that Lake Okeechobee and the
Caloosahatchee River feed into our marine
ecosystems allows us to participate in this
worldwide event. Students will earn com-
munity service hours to aid them in the
requirements to received a bright futures
scholarship from the State of Florida.
Any businesses and individuals interested
in making contributions or donations for
drinks and snacks would be greatly appreci-
ated. We are also looking for any businesses
that would be interested in sponsoring fu-
ture field trips for the high school's Advance
Placement Environmental Science class that
is sponsoring the clean-up activity.
Any donations can be made out to


Monday, Sept. 27
Commission Meeting, Commission
Chambers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 6 p.m.
863-983-1484.

Thursday, Oct. 14
Commission Workshop, Commission
Chambers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 5:30
p.m. 863-983-1484.

Monday, Oct. 18
Commission Meeting, Commission
Chambers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 6 p.m.


Clewiston High School c/o A.P. Environmen-
tal Science.

The Greatest Story Ever Told
'It's more than just a cliche.' Join us as
we go through the Bible from Genesis to
Revelation. Each week we will cover a sec-
tion of the Bible on Wednesday night Bible
Studies at 6:45 p.m. (join us for dinner at 6
p.m.) and then Pastor John Hicks will preach
on those Scriptures the following Sunday at
8:30 and 11 a.m.
Come to one or come to all! Based on the
book, "The Story," a book that condenses
the Bible into 31 accessible chapters that en-
ables people to read the Bible as one seam-
less chronological story from beginning to
end.
God has gone to great lengths to rescue
lost and hurting people. Come share with us
as we explore God's great love affair with
humanity. 863-983-5269. Books available.

Highwayman Artist at

Clewiston Library
Highwayman Artist, Al Black will be at
the Clewiston Public Library on Monday,
Sept. 27 from 4 to 8 p.m.
The program will feature a short talk by
Mr. Black, a display of his work, a showing
of a DVD on the the Highwaymen, as well as
light refreshments. All are invited to attend
this special evening of culture, history and
Florida heritage.
For more information, please call Library
Director, Eric Tommerdahl at 863-983-1493.

Calendar of Events

863-983-1484.

Thursday, Oct. 21
*Clewiston Garden Club, regular meet-
ing at the Clewiston Museum at 9:30 a.m.
863-983-4211.

Tuesday, Nov. 9
*Clewiston Workshop, Commission
Chambers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 5:30
p.m. 863-983-1484.

Monday, Nov. 15


Sugar Dolls Classes
The Sugar Dolls Baton and Pam Poms
classes will begin for the fall season. We are
looking forward to a great year. The youth
will march in parades, perform at shows
and go to competitions.
This the twenty third year of Sugar Dolls.
For more information, contact Jackie Tucker,
Director, at 863-983-2298 or Terry Mazzino,
Director, at 863-677-1158. Lessons will begin
Sept. 1 and will be held every Wednesday at
the Youth Center at 4 p.m.

Wednesday Dinners
First United Methodist Church of Clewis-
ton hosts a fellowship dinner every Wednes-
day night at 6 p.m.
The community is welcome! A $5 sug-
gested donation goes to help local minis-
tries. First-time visitors are our guests. Youth
and children eat free.
Kingdom Kids program follows at 6:30
p.m. for children and youth through the Fifth
grade. Please call 863-983-5269.

Bass Club
If you're a guy or gal who likes to fish,
help the community and help promote
youth in fishing, we would love to have as a
member. The Clewiston B.A.S.S
Federation is a bass club whose purpose
is to advocate community service, promote
youth and protect our national environment
through fellowship and camaraderie.
We also accept junior membership up to
16 years of age with a relative who is a club
member.
For more info call Asa at 863-677-0162.


Clewiston Meeting, Commission Cham-
bers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 6 p.m. 863-
983-1484.

Thursday, Dec. 16
Clewiston Workshop, Commission
Chambers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 5:30
p.m. 863-983-1484.

Monday, Dec. 20
Clewiston Meeting, Commission Cham-
bers at 115 W Ventura Ave. at 6 p.m. 863-
983-1484.


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September 23, 2010


The Big Picture: Life!
BY REVEREND SAMUEL S. THOMAS, PH. D.+
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
Someone wrote a book about "All I really
needed to know, I learned in kindergarten."
Pick up
after your
self. Share,
Be courteous,
Ask for help
if you need
it, the kind
of things that
were learned
in formative
years that
carry us; un
less we lose
our common
sense.
What we
learn early is
not always
"sophisticat-
ed" or "com-
plicated" or
difficult, but
reflects the
wisdom that Rev. Thomas.
must ultimate
ly come from
God.
I know an administrator who found some
damage to company equipment. The staff be-
gan to question "Who was the last to use it?"
and worried about blame.
The administrator knew that the equipment
was old, bound to break down sooner or later
and no guilt was to be felt by the last person
to use it.
What a refreshing surprise for the staff!
A common sense approach transcended
maneuvering, accusations, fear of blame and
bad feelings.
One church group sponsors a camp for
children whose parents are incarcerated;
something that might not appeal to everyone
but a ministry to those who are neglected, in
need, and can stand knowing someone cares.
Common sense says these children hurt
too; maybe more than most of us. A class one
day did an art project and was asked to vote on
the best drawing.
One boy did an outstanding job but he was
unpopular. As the class ranked the drawings,
I watched his face change. Fortunately, the
teacher intervened and the children realized
what they had done; choosing friendship over
talent. The lesson was taught: even the unpop
ular can have real talent.
A rabbi that I knew some years ago told me
of his ordination examinations.
The older rabbis asked what should be done
if someone starts to bleed during a service.
The correct answer was that you interrupt
ed worship and did what you could to save a
life. Some might believe that nothing should be
done to interrupt worship but miss the larger
point.
Likewise, healing is work, and those who
object adamantly insist no work shall be done
on the Sabbath.
There is a New Testament parallel; the dis
ciples of Jesus were hungry one Sabbath and
as they were going through the fields began
to pick some of the heads of grain and eat
them(Matthew 12:1 ff).
The experts in the law in Jesus' day say
"Aha!" "Look! Your disciples are doing what
is unlawful on the Sabbath (v. 2)." Jesus points
out that David and his companions ate conse
crated bread, unlawful, and that the priests of
the day were likewise "working" and desecrat
ing the day (but are innocent).


Then, Jesus encountered a man with a
shriveled hand (v.9) and heals him- on the Sab-
bath. In the midst of all the "complications",
the Lord proclaims the prayer of His people
- "To life!" He proclaimed "I have come that
they may have life, and have it to the full (John
10:10)"
In the meantime, let's keep our simplicity;
love of others, and avoid the pitfalls of missing
the gift of life.

Tomorrow is a Day Away
BY PASTOR JOHN HICKS
First United Methodist Church
As the story goes, the devil called an emer-
gency meeting in hell. The agenda: how to
increase the number of people going to hell.
One demon
offered, "Let
me launch an
all out attack
on people's
belief in the
Bible and in
Jesus as the
Son of God.
Before I'm
finished, they
won't trust ei
their one, and
hell will be
full."
The devil
was im-
pressed and
released the
demon to
launch his
doubt offen
sive. After
awhile, Satan
reconvened Pastor Hicks.
his council
of senior de-
mons. He
wasn't pleased. The number of people coming
to hell was only slightly up. "This isn't working!
We need a better idea."
Demon two offered a plan he believed to be
foolproof. "I will launch an all out campaign to
convince people it's too hard and they'll have
to give up too much to follow Jesus." Satan
was fascinated and wished the demon great
success.
It didn't happen. Traffic coming into hell did
increase some, but not nearly enough to satisfy
the devil. He wanted many more.
The other demons were afraid to offer a
plan for fear of failure and the devil's displea
sure, except one. Demon three asked Satan
for permission to launch a top secret strategy
one which he would only reveal after the re
sults were in. The devil was skeptical, but since
nothing else was working, he let demon three
put his secret plan into action.
Within weeks, the floodgates opened. More
people were ending up in hell than any of the
demons had ever seen. Satan convened his de
mon council to find out what this strategy was
that was working so well.
The third demon explained: "I actually told
people they do need Jesus and that they should
give Him their life, but I tell them to come to Je
sus ... tomorrow."
Many people have gone to hell because of
"tomorrow."
"I know I should open my heart to Jesus. I'll
get right with Him tomorrow."
Tomorrow may be too late. As the Scrip
tures remind us, "Now is now is the time of
God's favor, now is the day of salvation." (2
Corinthians 6:2) When a rescuer extends his
hand to you in a burning or collapsed building,
you grab it.


You don't wait.
Jesus is extending His rescuing hand to you
today, even as you are reading this article. Your
chance to live is now. He is the tug you feel in
your heart. None of your reasons for waiting
are worth risking the consequences. Now is
the day of salvation.
God said it. Don't risk it. Our rescue hap-
pens when we grab our Rescuer with both
hands and say, "I'm totally depending on You.
My life is in Your hands."
If they could, many people on the other side
of eternity would tell us, "Don't wait for tomor
row." For them, tomorrow never came.

Wrong Church!
BY JACKIE MILLER
First Christian Church
A preacher was approached by a man who
expressed a desire to become a member of
the church. The man said, "I don't want to
be called on for any service such as visiting
the newcomer, the sick, etc., or work on the
bus ministry, or even teach a class on Sunday.
Don't expect me to worship often as I have a
house on the lake. And when I do attend, my
giving won't amount to much as I have other
payments to make each month."
The preacher thought for a moment and
replied, "I think you are at the wrong church.
The church you are looking for is three blocks
down the street."
Curious, the man followed the directions
and soon came to an old abandoned, broken
down and boarded up church building. It was
out of business as a result of too many mem-
bers like this man wanted to be. The chruch is
the people! A church without active members
is a dead church, and the kind of religion that
doesn't cost anything in time, money, and sac
rifice is a dead religion.
David, one of God's servants in the Old Tes-
tament, said, "Neither will I offer burnt offer-
ings unto the Lord my God of that which dost
cost me nothing" (II Samuel 24:24). Jesus said,
"For which of you, intending to build a tower
sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost,
whether he have sufficient to finish it?" (Luke
14:28).
Jesus also said, "And he that does not take
up his cross and follow me is not worthy of
Me" (Luke 10:38).
The greatest price ever paid for anything
was the price paid for Christ's Church!
Acts 20:28 tell us that "He purchased the
church with His own blood." Furthermore,
when Christ returns He's coming back for only
one thing, His Church!
All else will be lost and be cast away from
His presence.
In Matthew 25:46 Jesus says, "And these
shall go away into everlasting punishment: but
the righteous into life eternal."


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The Florida Department of Trans- mObile during their golden years."
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statewide coalition to address the spe- FDOT Secretary Stephanie Kopelousos
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Infant Mortality Awareness Day Dedicated to Preventing Infant Deaths


At the Sept. 14 Glades County Board of County
Commissioner's regular meeting, a proclamation
was issued recognizing Sept. 23 as Infant Mortal-
ity Awareness Day.
Pat Dobbins, Administrator for the Glades and
Hendry County Health Departments presented
information to Glades County Commissioners
about infant mortality and about the Healthy Start
program. Also, Terri Helfinstine, a board member
for the Healthy Start Coalition, provided the Com-
missioners with educational materials about the
program.
The Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Flor-
ida's statement is: "Saving Babies' Lives Through
Preventive Care. We continually strive to reduce
the number of infant deaths, and the number of
premature or low birth weight babies, through-
out Southwest Florida."
Healthy Start is a not-for-profit serving Col-
lier, Glades, Hendry and LeeCounties since 1992.
They help 17,000-plus at-risk pregnant women
and babies each year. Their goals are to prevent


infant deaths and premature babies, and promote
health and developmental outcomes for children
up to age three. The infant mortality rate in South-
west Florida has decreased by 55 percent since
the program began (1992-2008).
In 2008, in Southwest Florida, 155 babies were
still born, or died before their first birthday, and
921 babies were born too small or prematurely
placing them at-risk for future health and develop-
mental problems. The leading cause of fetal and
infant deaths is the health of the mother before
she gets pregnant.
In honor of babies that have died, more than
a thousand pinwheels will be placed in each of
four memorial gardens in Naples, Fort Myers, La-
Belle, and Clewiston. These pinwheels will be on
display Sept. 23-26.
Pinwheel Memorial Garden Dedication Cer-
emonies Schedule for Sept. 23:
*9 a.m. Labelle courthouse
12:30 p.m. Children's Hospital of South-
west Florida


*4 p.m. Naples Community Hospital
Veteran newscaster, Patrick Comer, will be
on hand to conduct the ceremonies. Kyra Oliver,
from the Hayes Foundation, will speak on the top-
ic of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
"Forevery $1s .. ..i.... ... iii.: an unhealthy
birth, $6 is saved in neonatal intensive care costs,
recurrent hospital and medical expenses paid by
Medicaid, exceptional and remedial education,
child abuse and neglect investigations, disability
and dependency costs."(Source: "Florida's Chil-
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presentations in the gardens, become a sponsor/
partner, attend the Golden Baby Shoe Awards,
and /or volunteer on an event task force.
You can also contact Kay Jasso or Cathy Cor-
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Hendry County Health Departments, Terri
Helfinstine, Healthy Start Coalition Board
Member, and Russell Echols, Chairman
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September 23, 2010


Sit Down Interview With Local Baseball Star Chad Blackwell

Clewiston's Native Son Reports That 'He Has Plenty Left In The Tank'


BY JUAN LOPEZ
INI

In an area where football is king, Clewis-
ton's own Chad Blackwell is showing that
baseball can be equally rewarding. Begin-
ning at the age of four with the city's tee-ball
league, baseball has been an integral part of his
life ever since.
Beginning in 2004, he was drafted by the
Kansas City Royals and spent time training in
their minor league team.
From there he has played with several other
minor league teams, independent league teams
and, most recently, finished a season in Canada
with the Edmonton Capitals.
He sat down with this reporter for an inter-
view and shared his perspective on the sport;
as well what his many experiences have taught
him.
Upon meeting Chad Blackwell, I couldn't
help but feel relaxed as he sat down at the table
in his mother's house, where he was visiting,
dressed in Dolphins T shirt and sport shorts.
His laid-back and down-to-earth attitude
belie the serious side of him where baseball is
concerned.

Q: So, tell me, what is the one thing that
scares you the most?
A: Failure itself.

Q: There will be people who will read this
interview and will think that since you haven't
made it to the Major Leagues -I. -...:have
failed. What would be your response?
A: There is a lot that people don't understand
about the sport of baseball. It can be hard to
understand if you're not in it or around it.
There are many levels of Minor League base-
ball and so many players put there that it can
be difficult to even get into a college team. I feel
so blessed that I was able to play for Pensacola
Junior College and University of South Carolina.
I was then blessed further to play for a Divi-
sion 1 team and then get drafted; especially since
I started in the small program that is Clewiston
baseball. I wouldn't trade my experiences for
anything.
It made r... ..... 1. i i felt always on the
lower end of the totem pole and it kept me push-
ing to reach that top level. I was a prospect for
a few years and I've played in the independent
leagues.
It was there that I was picked up by the
Blue Jays for two years in the Minor League
team. From there, I was with Angels for a year.
I just had a successful year in the Independent
Leagues.
I'm hoping to get picked up for a winter ball
job; where I can be noticed and picked up from
there.

Q: You do realize that when this article runs,
you will be a role model to many local ball play
ers. How do you feel about that?
A: I've always come to Clewiston whenever I
can to visit family and I've worked with the high
school teams when I could. It feels good to be a
role model.


PHUTU/JUAN LUPEZ
Chad Blackwell with his mother, Alice Witt, as he takes a small vacation with family and
friends.


I remember when I would meet minor
league players, like those of the Fort Myers
Miracle, it was exciting for them to shake my
hand or sign an autograph. I see that everywhere
I go and it's an honor for to be a role model.
Whenever possible, my teammates and I will
visit a school or a community event. It's about
being able to give back.

Q: When you were a child, what Major
League team did you dream of playing for?
A: The Atlanta Braves. I grew up watching
TBS and WGN so I got the Braves and the Cubs. I
enjoyed watching Steve Avery, Greg Maddox and
John Smoltz play.

Q: How was your season with the Edmon-
ton Capitals and how is baseball in Canada?
A: It was a great season and it went by
quickly; seasons usually do since you can't wait
for them to start and when they do, they're over
before you know it.
The owned by the Edmonton Oilers (hockey
team) and we played in some exotic locales
such as Maui. I got play with several big name
players as Larry Bigbie ex-Cardinal and Orioles
players and Lou Pote, formerly of the Angels and
Indians.
Canadian fans are devoted and are nice peo-
ple. The fan support for the teams of the teams
of the Golden Baseball League is amazing. You
figure since it's colder that the support would be
a less but it's not the case.
It doesn't matter if they're watching play or
webgems of the visiting team, the fans will go
crazy. They're true baseball fans. They want to
see their team win but they love the plays and


the hitting.


Q: What is your highest pitch speed and
what are your pitches and pitching style?
A: I usually pitch between 89 to 92 miles per
hour. I occasionally touch 94 miles per hour. I'm
a setup/closer. A lot of my pitching is based on
deception.
I throw a fastball, curveball, slider and
change-up. However, much of my effectiveness
comes from deception.
I change my arm angle between three-quar-
ter, side-arm and submarine. You have to change
it up and keep them guessing.
Baseball is very mental and you have to
know your weaknesses, especially as a pitcher.
I'm not a perfectionist on the mound. I love to
pitch inside.


Young pitchers are afraid of doing for various
reasons. You have to pitch inside to keep batters
off guard and guessing when you finally decide
to pitch outside.

Q: If you were at a baseball camp and the
children asked you what is it that they need to
learn or acquire so that can make it in baseball,
what would you tell them?
A: Work ethic. No matter what you have to
do, it's all about pushing yourself. When I started
pitching, I wasn't that fast but as I progressed my
speed increased.
I changed arm angles and threw strikes
because I had to. I always worked harder and
learned quickly. It all came 1, ,I. .i. i. the stuff I
taught myself and the knowledge that I acquired
later on as I progressed.
I didn't have a scholarship when I went to
Pensacola. I was a preferred walk-on and I went
there and did what I had to do.

Q: Do you feel content with your career? Is it
at a high point or is just getting started?
A: I keep pushing myself through the off
season no matter what. I do the best that I can
all the time.
There is always more for me to do. They are
people relying on me to ._. i 1 i. job done, so I
have to keep pushing myself. You can't afford to
take time off. Baseball is a year round sport.
I'm not at my peak. I still have plenty left in
the tank. In my last few seasons, I have been
throwing harder and I have developed mentally
from a "thrower" to a "pitcher." In other words,
you have the abilities and the tools but you don't
know the game yet.
The mental side of it; knowing what is going
on the game a every moment. Only experience
will help with this. Pitchers do what they can to
setup the hitters as much as possible.

'Q: i 1 .. ., most memorable game?
A: When I got to pitch in Omaha in the Col-
lege World Series. I had to pitch against LSU and
I was in zone, I had my mind set on the task at
hand.
When I got to the mound, they announced
a record crowd of 29,000. I did a 360 of the
stadium and people were standing and I realized
that I was in the spotlight. Nothing else could
top that memory; unless I was to make my big
league debut.


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Hendry Airglades Airport looks to join privatization program

If chosen, local airport could see new investments from private sector


BY ROGER HARRISON
Hendry County Economic Development
President
Airglades Airport, located in eastern Hendry
County, near Clewiston, Florida, has formally
submitted a pre-application to the Federal Avia-
tion Administration for consideration of admis-
sion into the Airport Privatization Pilot Program
(APPP).
If accepted, Airglades will occupy the fifth and
final spot in the APPP program.
Airglades Airport enjoys a strategic location
along U.S. 27 and State Road 80, but since it
ceased functioning as a military air base during
World War II has not been a significant contribu-
tor to job creation or economic development.
The Hendry County Board of County Com-
missioners (HCBOCC) and the Hendry County
Economic Development Council (HCEDC) are
looking to change that, and 1i, 1 i. 1 the APPP
could be a powerful vehicle in which to deliver
economic development and job creation, while
improving the aviation system in South Florida.
The HCBOCC has determined that the airport
is a vital component to achieving new economic
development opportunities for the county and
believes that private sector development of the
airport will unleash its full potential to be an eco-
nomic engine for the county and the region.
i.i .1 I. is an asset to this community, and
the Privatization Pilot Program only enhances its
ability to pay the dividends of job creation and ad-



NOTICE OF

BUDGET

HEARING

The Hendry County

Board of County Com-

missioners has tentative-

ly adopted a budget for

Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

A public hearing to make

a FINAL DECISION on

the budget AND TAXES

will be held on:

September 28, 2010

5:30 p.m. at

Hendry County

Courthouse

Commission Chambers

25 E. Hickpoochee Ave,

LaBelle, Florida


edition to the tax base, while embracing and diver-
sifying our agricultural-based economy in Hendry
County," said Hendry County Administrator Judi
Kennington-Korf.
"The County commissioners' vision in ad-
vancing this project shows foresight and wisdom
rarely seen in rural communities such as ours."
Roger Harrison, President and CEO of the
HCEDC, echoed Kennington-Korf's sentiments.
"The potential for growth surrounding this air-
port is staggering. ,1 ii i1. ill.. and geographical-
ly, Airglades is a diamond in the rough. Perfectly
situated in the middle of eight major seaports, on
U.S. 27 and State Road 80, and within a two-hour
drive of 14 million Floridians, we see this airport
as a viable long-term solution to our struggling
economy."
More about the FAA Privatization Pilot Pro-
gram:
The FAA APPP is a program mandated by Con-
gress that allows a very limited number of pub-
licly owned airports to be able to convey those
airports to a private sector entity for the purpose
of encouraging or enabling those airports to be-
come economic and capacity contributors to the
nation's aviation system.
If Hendry County's application is accepted, the
airport will join Chicago's Midway Airport, Louis
Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans,
Puerto Rico's Luis Munoz Marin International Air-
port, and Briscoe Field in Gwinnett County, Geor-
gia in the FAA program.


Budget Summary
County of Hendry Fiscal Year 201012011

General Fund 6.5000

SPECIAL DEBT CAPITAL TOTAL
GENERAL REVENUE SERVICE PROJECTS ENTERPRISE PERMANENT INTERNAL ALL
ESTIMATED REVENUES FUND FUNDS FUNDS FUNDS FUND FUND SERVICE FUNDS



Taxes: Millage Per $1,000
Ad Valorem Taxes 6.5000 11,679,674 $11,679,674
Sales and Use Taxes 405,962 7,740,504 2,040,130 $10,186,596
Charges for Services 1,632,318 823,600 193,000 1,265,000 $3,913,918
Intergovernmental Revenue 4,838,705 5,737,341 25,000 $10,601,046
Fines & Forfeitures $0
Miscellaneous Revenue 378,618 1,401,143 24,000 22,000 $1,825,761
Licenses and Permits 255,500 $255,500
Internal Service Charges $0
TOTAL SOURCES 19,190,777 15,702,588 0 2,282,130 1,287,000 0 0 $38,462,495
Transfers In 4,283,537 650,000 175,000 $5,108,537
Fund Balances/Reserves/Net Assets 1,500,000 18,310,452 4,250,260 413,320 $24,474,032
TOTAL REVENUES, TRANSFERS & BALANCES $24,974,314 $34,663,040 $0 $6,707,390 $1,700,320 $0 $0 $68,045,064
EXPENDITURES
General Government 7,550,374 315,000 $7,865,374
Public Safety 14,029,994 1,086,751 $15,116,745
Physical Environment 1,864,896 6,471,270 585,378 970,890 $9,892,434
Transportation 13,976,854 $13,976,854
Human Services 800,657 257,357 $1,058,014
Recreation Department 561,844 $561,844
Debt Services 40,000 479,430 $519,430
Court Related Expenditures 459,400 $459,400
Internal Services $0
TOTAL EXPENDITURES $24,285,921 $23,128,476 $0 $585,378 $1,450,320 $0 $0 $49,450,095
Transfers Out 1,001,595 4,106,942 $5,108,537
Fund Balances/Reserves/Net Assets 688,393 10,532,969 2,015,070 250,000 $13,486,432
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
TRANSFERS, RESERVES & BALANCES $24,974,314 $34,663,040 $0 $6,707,390 $1,700,320 $0 $0 $68,045,064
The tentative, adopted andlor final budgets are on file in the office of the above-referenced taxing authority as a public record.





Sports September 23, 2010


Pre-Game Warm Up
Clewiston High School's Andres Rios catches a pass during pre-game drills
before facing Glade's Day.

BUDGET SUMMARY
City of Clewiston Fiscal Year 2010-2011
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES FOR THE CITY OF CLEWISTON
ARE 0.03 PERCENT LESS THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.


Millag per $1,1)
Geneal Fund 6.221

ESTIMATED REVENUES:

Taxes: Millage p
1AdV e Taxes 62210
Sales and Use Taxes
Licenses and Permils
Inlerow nental Revenue
Charges lor Semes
Fines & Forfeltues
Miscelaneous Revenues
Non-Revenues
Resaves

TOTAL REVENUES AN10D RESERVES

EXPENDITURES:
Genswe Govenme
Pubicafety
Ptiysi Environment
Tranptao
Cullure and Recrealion

TOTAL EXPENDITURES


General CRA
Fund Fund

1,291,582
1,361224
373,574
2,754,404 32,5
2,198,032
126,200
385,176 41,7

530,000


Grant General Fund Electric WaieSewer Total
Fund Construction Fund Fund Budget


250,000


10 105,056

O1 600

149,813


13,783,188
51,0(0
44,401


1291,582
1,611224
88,704 462t7
20,000 2,911,970
3,524,931 19,506,151
164200
46,600 525,077
44,401
300,000 979,813


9,020,192 74,211 255,469 0 14,166,589 3,980,235 27,496,6


1,199,428 1,849318 805,417 3,854,163
3,396,547 0 3,396,547
1,180,939 74,211 12,317,271 3,174,818 16,747,239
1,34,445 1,38445 ,445
1,858,833 255,469 2,114,302

9,020,192 74.211 255,469 0 14,166,589 3,980,235 27,496,696


The native, adopted, and or inl budgets ar o ie in the oce of the above mnenionhedg a a a public record,


PHOTO / JUAN LOPEZ

Post-Game Revelry
Players for Glade's Day congratulate one another in the post-game huddle
after their victory over The Clewiston Tigers of 29-20.


NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

The City of Clewiston has tentatively

adopted a budget for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.

A public hearing to make a

FINAL DECISION on the budget

AND TAXES will be held on:




September 27, 2010 at 5:05 PM

at

Commission Chambers

Clewiston City Hall

115 West Ventura Avenue

Clewiston, Florida 33440


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September 23, 2010 Sports 9


BY JUSTIN DIAZ
Special to INI

Glades Day 29, Clewiston 20
A huge, momentum-gaining win
for Glades Day resulted in a heart
breaking loss for the Tigers.
Clewiston and Glades Day met
for the 12th time in a series led by
the Tigers (7-4, now 7-5), both want
ing to walk away with more than
just a win.
For Coach Walker and his Gators,
the win meant an end to an upset
ting 0-2 streak, which also gave GDS
their first ever victory against Clewis-
ton at Cane Field.
"We did a good job. We had
to shuffle some people around on
defense after the injury early in the
game ... but we played with heart
tonight," Coach Walker said after
the game. "Clewiston did great,
they're well coached and they're
always a tough team to play."
After Friday night, he couldn't be
any closer to the truth.
Clewiston received the ball first
and wasted no time putting six
on the board; throwing a 44-yard
touchdown on the fourth play of the
opening drive. The Gators quickly
returned the favor, scoring on a 73-
yard rush by Kelvin Taylor (288 yards
on 30 carries, for two touchdowns)
on the fifth play of their first drive.
The next Clewiston possession
only lasted three plays, but instead
of a touchdown was ended by an in-
terception that was returned to their
own 6 yard line by GDS's Steven Wil-
liams. The Gators' offense finished
the job on first down with a six-yard
rush by Taylor; and in an attempt to
null the crowd went for a two-point
conversion that was denied by an
"illegal formation" penalty, leaving
the score at 13-7.
Clewiston's next drive lasted six
plays that led to a punt, but a "rough-
ing the kicker" call saved their drive;
only to give the ball up on the next
play by a fumble.
Despite fighting through two
fourth-down conversions, Glades
Day managed to work their way
down the field and add another six
to the score; then, once again, failed
to convert on a two-point attempt,
only upping the score to 19-7.
Clewiston finally answered with
a huge 42-yard rush by Ahmad Rich-
ards, moving the Tigers to the third
yard line where Virthavious Robin-
son and the offensive line finished
off the drive with a touchdown. The
extra point was blocked, only nar
rowing the gap to 19-13 with 8:09
left in the second quarter.
Glades Day's penalty plagued
drive led to a failed fourth down con-
version, giving the Tigers the ball at
the 40 yard line; though they came


PHOTO / JUAN LOPEZ
The Clewiston Tigers gather around for a prayer and some words from their coach after their devastating loss
to Glades Day.


up short and were forced to punt
seven plays into the drive.
Glades Day's next possession fol-
lowed the same pattern and resulted
in a punt, but a bad snap caused a
fumble and gave the Tigers the ball
at the two-yard line. Virthavious Rob-
inson, once again, sealed the deal,
and an extra point by Grant Polhill
put Clewiston up 21-20 with only 38
seconds remaining in the half.
Then just as the crowds started
heading toward the concession
stands, Clewiston's squib kick was
scooped up by Eaton Spence and re-
turned 65 yards for a touchdown.
An unsportsmanlike conduct call
just after the play led to controversy
after Clewiston coaches mistakenly
agreed to take the yards on the kick-
off, then realized that they had set
the Gators up with a three-yard shot
at regaining a seven-point lead. A
five-minute sideline debate led to
the decision being overturned, and
an 18-yard PAT put the Gators up 26-
20 at the end of the first half.
An explosive first half led to a de-
fensive struggle in the second half.
Glades Day opened up the sec-
ond half slowly and ended up punt-
ing the ball away, giving Clewiston
the ball at the 20-yard line. Two quick
plays led to an interception and gave
the Gators the ball back with great
field position. The possession went
nowhere quickly and ended with a
36-yard field goal attempt that had
the distance, but floated to the right.
Clewiston's next drive ended in
another quick two plays and a fum-
ble. The turnover gave the Gators
the ball and another shot at the end-
zone. The Tiger defense held tight
after nearly giving away a pass that
was dropped in the endzone; giving
the Glades Day kicker a chance to
redeem himself with a 26-yard field
goal, raising the score to 29-20, and
making it a two possession game.


The rest of the game remained
scoreless and was haunted by
cramps, injuries, and penalties; and
though the Tigers repeatedly threat
ened to reach the endzone, turn-
overs seemed to hold them back.
An interception on their last drive
ended the game as the Gators came
out and melted whatever time was
left on the clock.
"Turnovers and special teams..."
said Clewiston Head Coach Roth af
ter the game, blaming the loss to the
team's five turnovers and the kickoff
that was returned for a touchdown.
"We did what we wanted to do;
we played hard and I'm proud of
that. I'm proud of the effort, but I'm
tired of just being proud of effort,"
continued Coach Roth as he ad-
dressed his team post-game.
"0-3 isn't how we would've liked
to start out the season, but we start
district play next week and we're
0-0 in the district. I know it's tough,
but we've got to keep our heads up
and play hard. We became a better
football team tonight," stated Coach
Roth; and despite walking away with
a loss, he was right.
Take away the five turnovers, and
every aspect of Clewiston's game
looked tighter.
At this point, the only thing the Ti-
gers can do is shake off the loss and
move on. They get their first shot at
district play next week against Island
Coast, and in all reality, that's what
really matters. On the other hand,
the Gators are getting their second
shot at district play after losing their
first in an upset to Jupiter Christian.
"We just need to play cleaner
football," stated Coach Walker,
"Tonight we came out and played
Glades Day football." As long as they
do the same and the team performs
at the level they did against Clewis-
ton, Coach Walker and his team
shouldn't have a problem this Friday


against Village Academy.

American Heritage 18,
Glades Central 20
Glades Central skimmed by with
a narrow victory last Friday against
Palm Beach County's American
H r l ,I ._.
Quarterback Jamarious Rowley
struggled throughout the night, only
completing 11 of 51 pass attempts
for 214 yards. The Raiders' rushing
game also fell short, only accounting
for 89 yards in 32 attempts.
The win and excitement of the
game can be credited to the defense,
who only allowed 133 yards of total
offense; and to the last minute rally
that put the Raiders up 20-10 late in
the game.
Glades Central wide receiver
Kevin Benjamin, who was injured
earlier in the game, limped onto
the field late in the game to help the
Raiders convert on a fourth-and-five
that put the game just out of reach
fort ,. i,. ,, ii,. il I-.
The Raiders host Royal Palm
Beach in Belle Glade this Friday.

Pahokee 0, Dwyer 52
The Blue Devils walked away
with heads-hung-low after last
week's matchup against Dwyer.
Just one week earlier the team
managed to pull off a 46-0 win
over Inlet Grove; but nationally rec-
ognized Dwyer High was just too
much for the young team to over-
come. The Pahokee offense only
managed to gain 5 yards throughout
the entire first half, with the only first
down coming from a penalty against
the Panthers. Overall the Blue Dev-
ils' offense only accounted for 72
yards; 2 through the air, and 70 on
the ground.
The team gets a shot at redemp-
lion this week, on the road against
Cardinal Newman.


High Schools Weekly Games Wrap Up

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Election at the Supervisor of
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Paso Ave, y en la Oficina de licen-
cia, Oficinas de Assistencias
Publicas y Libreria Publica. Los
libros de registration se sierran
el lunes, 4 de Octubre, 2010 a las
5:00 p.m.

Lucretia A. Strickland
Supervisor of Elections
Hendry County, Florida
September 23, 2010
C.N. & C.B.
ES. 97.055


SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL
Presents our new
MOBILE VETERINARY CLINIC!!!
We will be at Tractor Supply in Clewiston
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
From 3pm to 5:30pm
Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm
We now have a vaccine for the canine flu.
This disease killed 30 greyhounds at the
Bonita Track. It is an emergency that
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Increased M
This is to advise that there has been increased
mosquito-borne disease activity in area of Hendry
County. Five sentinel chickens in the LaBelle area
have tested positive for West Nile virus. The risk
of transmission to humans has been increased
and surrounding communities are asked to be
wary of mosquito-borne disease.
The Hendry County Health Department re-
minds residents and visitors to avoid being bit-
ten by mosquitoes that may cause encephalitis
disease. The Hendry County Health Department
will continue with surveillance and encourage
everyone to take basic precautions to help limit
exposure by following the department of health
recommendations.


osquito-Borln
To protect yourself from mosquitoes, you
should remember to practice the "5 D's":
*Dusk and Dawn Avoid being outdoors
when mosquitoes are seeking blood.
*Dress Wear clothing that covers most of
your skin.
*DEET When the potential exists for expo-
sure to mosquitoes, repellents containing up to
30 percent DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide)
are recommended. Other effective mosquito re-
pellents include picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyp-
tus, and IR3535. Some repellents are not suitable
for children.
Drainage Check around your home to rid
the area of standing water, where mosquitoes lay


e Disease Activity in Area
eggs. Pump out bilges on boats.
To protect your horses from mosquitoes, you *Replace water in birdbaths and pet or other
should. animal feeding dishes at least once a week.
Consult with your veterinarian on getting Change water in plant trays, including hang-
your horses vaccinated for EEE and WNV. ing plants, at least once a week.
Elimination of breeding sites is one of the keys Remove 1 _*, i i .... or obstructions in drain-
to prevention, age ditches that prevent the flow of water.
Tips on Eliminating Mosquito Breeding Sites The Florida Department of Health (FDOH)
Clean out eaves, troughs and gutters. continues to conduct statewide surveillance for
Remove old tires or drill holes in those used mosquito borne illnesses, including West Nile
in playgrounds to drain, virus infections, Eastern equine encephalitis, St.
*Turn over or remove empty plastic pots. Louis encephalitis, malaria, and dengue. Please
Pick up all beverage containers and cups. report dead birds via the web site http://myfwc.
Check tarps on boats or other equipment con/bird/.
that may collect water.


Health Human Services offers Spanish Website


New Site Offers
Medical Help to
Latino Community

BY BRENDA BARNES
Hendry/Glades Health Departments
The U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services today unveiled CuidadodeSalud.gov, the
first website in Spanish of its kind to help consum-
ers take control of their health care by connecting
them to new information and resources that will
help them access quality, affordable health care
coverage.
Consistent with the mandate in the Affordable
Care Act, CuidadodeSalud.gov is the partner site
of H. i 11., .. which was launched in July
2010, and is the first website in Spanish to provide


consumers with both public and private health
coverage options tailored specifically for their
needs in a single, easy-to-use tool.
"CuidadoDeSalud.gov like iH. ,iii' ii.. _. / is
an unprecedented website which provides con-
sumers with the power of information at their
fingertips. Individuals, families, and small busi-
nesses will be able to easily compare both public
and private health coverage options tailored spe-
cifically for their needs, said HHS Secretary Kath-
leen Sebelius. "CuidadoDeSalud.gov will give La-
tinos across the nation better information about
the choices they have, how much they cost, and
what they can expect from their doctor specific to
their life situation and local community."
In addition, the website is a one-stop-shop
for information about the implementation of the
Affordable Care Act as well as other health care
resources. The website connects consumers to


I


quality rankings for local health care providers as
well as preventive services.
CuidadodeSalud.gov is particularly important
for Latinos, who have the highest rates of un-
insurance in the nation-more than one in three
Latinos are uninsured.
Without healthcare coverage, Latinos have
less access to care. Latinos are only half as likely
to have a usual source of primary care, and half
of Latinos do not have a regular doctor. Twenty
percent of low income Latino youth have gone a
year without a health care visit a rate three times
higher than that for high-income Whites.
Latinos also suffer disproportionately from
chronic health diseases such as diabetes and car-
diovascular disease. Latinas have disproportion-


ate rates of cervical cancer, which they contract at
twice the rate of white women.
Since 1998, mammography levels have been
lower among Latinas compared with non-His-
panic white and black women.
In October 2010, CuidadoDeSalud.gov will in-
clude price estimates for health insurance plans.
In the weeks and months ahead, new in-
formation on .r.. -i._: disease and illness and
improving the quality of health care for all Ameri-
cans will also be posted.
The website also includes a series of mecha-
nisms through which users can indicate whether
pages were helpful to them, and we will continue
to seek user feedback to grow and strengthen the
site.


Jotting Down Notes
Sports Reporter, Justin Diaz, interviews Coach Walker about their victory
over The Clewiston High School Tigers.


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Expanded Services for Resident Seniors Mesa completes basic training
Facility has much to offer and ideas are wanted


BY LANCE RAMER
Parks and Recreation Director
Recently, a group of Clewiston seniors ap-
pealed to the City Commissioners for access and
usage of the Senior Facility located next to John
Boy Auditorium at 1200 S. W.C. Owens. Ave.
Clewiston Parks and Recreation graciously
agreed that the senior facility was available for ex-
panded services including activities, classes and
gatherings. Presently, the building is opened from
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday offering
limited services.


The success of the expanded program will de-
pend on community interest and willingness to
become involved.
The rec department will be looking for vol-
unteers to head up certain programs, and more
importantly, ideas and talents from the commu-
nity are encouraged in the following areas: crafts;
games; entertainment; Computer 101 for Seniors
and educational awareness such as health, nutri-
tion and exercise. The facility could also be avail-
able to host seasonal events and other gatherings.
For more information, contact Mr. Lance Ramer
at 863-983-1492.


Navy Seaman Christopher Mesa, son of Mila-
gros Mesa of West New York, N. J. and Reynaldo
Mesa, of Clewiston, Fla., recently completed
U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Com-
mand, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Mesa com-
pleted a variety of training which included class-
room study and practical instruction on naval
customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and
survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An
emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle


Stations." This exercise gives recruits the skills
and confidence they need to succeed in the
fleet. "Battle Stations" is designed to galvanize
the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedica-
tion, teamwork and endurance in each recruit
through the practical application of basic Navy
skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and
Commitment.
Its distinctly "Navy" flavor was designed to
take into account what it means to be a Sailor.
Mesa is a 2006 graduate of Clewiston High
School of Clewiston, Fla.


Job
Continued From Page 1
ognized service and mission to help others excel
through education. We are ]' ii ,I .1 to live and
have among us someone who sets the bar sky
high for how a person should live. We are blessed
to have Alden as a mentor to learn from and to
watch, through her life, the true meaning of com-
munity service."
Judy Vann, also brought to the event under
good intentioned false pretenses, was honored
with the Chamber's Lifetime Member Award.
"I continued to be honored to be in the City of
Clewiston," said Ms. Vann.
Vann has just recently retired as the local State
Farm agent, agent, a business she inherited from her fa-
ther. She also has been a long term foster mom


to numerous children throughout the years. The
Hendry County Fair and Livestock Show was ap-
plauded as the Chamber Business of the Year.
"This group works hard to hold a nine day
event that does so much for the young people of
our area," said outgoing Chamber President Mer-
cedes Vary.
Yvonne Swindle, president of the Hendry
County Fair and Livestock Show, said she loved
to see the efforts of young people through the
group.
"I have worked with a lot of youth and just
love to see how they care for their animals," said
Ms. Swindle.
And in the good fun of the trickery of the eve-
ning to have honorees on-hand for the Chamber
dinner, Ms. Swindle exclaimed laughing, "I don't
know who set this up, but I am gonna ring their
neck."


PHOTO/AMY MCKOWN
City of Clewiston Mayor Mali Gardner reads the proclamation recognizing Alden Wyse as
the Community Service Award winner at the 2010 Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.
Wyse, a 65 year resident of Clewiston, has served in numerous organizations, mostly in the
background.


Submitted photo

Watson receives law degree
Tyrone Watson, son of Christine (Chris) Lawson of Clewiston passed the
Florida Bar, Sept. 20. Tyrone is a 1998 Honor Student graduate of Clewiston
High School, and a 2002 graduate of the University of Florida. He received
his Masters Juris Doctorate Law Degree from Barry University in 2009.


Officers and citizens awarded
The Officers were each awarded the Meritorious Service Bar which should
be worn on their uniform. Sonja Reid was given a Courageous Citizen Award.
The Bible was offered via collection among the Officers.


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'Knuckleheads' decide to shoot at church sign


Shots fired while people
nearby

By Jose Jesus Zaragoza
The Clewiston News
In one of the dumbest moves this year,
two people decided to see whose aim was
better with a gun, possibly putting inno-
cent people in harm's way, according to the
Clewiston Police Department.
Adding to the argument on why it may
have been dumb to engage in target prac-
tice, police say the two may have been un-
der the influence at the time.
They were also inside of a car -- which
was moving.
And they decided they would shoot at a
sign -- belonging to a local church.


The incident would have been less of a
disaster, though not any better for the two
suspects, had the parking lot not been full
of people when they discharged their weap-
ons.
They were apprehended minutes later by
members of the police department.
Assistant Chief Kristine Petersen calls it
top-notch police work. Her detectives have
another word for the subjects involved:
knuckleheads.
The police department responded quick-
ly after getting the call, at about 9 p.m. that
night to the Church of God on San Luiz.
Officers responding saw the vehicle match-
ing the description given by witnesses go-
ing down Aztec and recovered at least two
weapons from the car: a .45 semi-automatic
and a .357 revolver.


The church sign itself had three bullet
holes.
Investigators say the subjects are no
strangers to the law, with the suspects hav-
ing been in trouble previously on burglary
and drug possession charges.
Both were charged with discharge of
firearm in public, possession of concealed
weapon by convicted felon, criminal mis-
chief to church, marijuana with intent to
sell. Arrested were Clerence Jerome Hunter,
26, of Moore Haven and James Balentine,
22, of Clewiston.
Detective Curtis Clay said there was "no
intent to shoot at a human or injure any-


one," but that doesn't justify the fact that a
weapon was carelessly fired from a moving
vehicle with little or no regard to endanger-
ing someone.
"It was very irresponsible behavior," the
detective said.
The way the weapon or weapons were
fired, had they missed hitting the church
sign, the rounds would have continued on
toward the direction of the golf course, rath-
er than possibly hit a bystander.
It doesn't justify what happened, though.
"It was definitely reckless behavior done
for no purpose," said Detective Clay. "They
were being knuckleheads."


Officers responded to this church following a shooting incident.


From Old Books To Art Treasures


Library continues Reader's
Digest book drive

BY ERIC TOMMERDAHL
Library Director
A lot of people in Clewiston probably have
a few Reader's Digest Condensed Books. They
were popular a number of years ago, so people
often inherit them from parents of grandparents,
or else bought them themselves back when they
were prized. These days, they are a lot less popu-
lar, but the Friends of the Clewiston Library still
want them. The Friends of the Clewiston Public
Library are continuing the Reader's Digest Con-
densed book drive they started in. Anybody who


has old Reader's Digest Books can bring them to
the library. When enough have been gathered,
the Friends will send them off to help raise funds
to support library programs and activities.
To donate them is absolutely free. There is no
cost, nor any time commitment except to bring
the books in.
They will be sold to a small Florida company
that makes them into art objects. Because of this,
they must be newer than about 1970, and must
not have a broken back or spine. That way, they
will be strong enough to survive the process by
which they are transformed from old books to art
treasures.
For more information, please call Library Di-
rector Eric Tommerdahl, at 863-983-1493.


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ROADWATCH FOR THE WEEK OF SEPT. 20 City of Clewiston FYI


Hendry County
Notice of Construction and Street Closure,
Fl .._.-i .1. Road, Clewiston
Sept. 27 through Oct. 1: Hendry County En-
gineering announces that improvements are
scheduled to be made on Flaghole Road, just
north of Taft Blvd. beginning Monday, Sept. 27
and continuing through Friday, Oct. 1.
During construction, that portion of the road
will be completely closed to ALL traffic from
Wednesday, Sept. 29 through Friday, Oct. 1. Any
one living on or south of Taft Blvd. and Montura
Residents must re-route to SR 80 via CR 833.

C.R. 832 (Keri Road): From S.R. 29 to east of
S.R. 29 (approx. 9 miles): Construction project
- This project consists of milling and resurfac-
ing and drainage improvements. Crews will be
working on final items. Motorists should expect
possible intermittent lane closures. Flagmen will
be on site directing traffic. Please use extra cau-
tion when traveling through the work zone. The
contractor is C.W Roberts Contracting, Inc.

U.S. 27: From Olympia to the Industrial Ca-
nal: Maintenance project The center turn lane
is closed through mid September while crews
work on cleaning the drainage system. Motorists
should expect slow moving traffic and possible
delays.

U.S. 27 in the City of Clewiston: Northbound
from Industrial Canal to West Circle Drive: Main-
tenance project crews will be making drive-
way and sidewalk repairs. No lane closures are


anticipated, but motorists should expect slow
moving traffic and possible delays.

S.R. 80: From Clark Street to Birchwood
Parkway: Construction project This project is
widening the roadway from two to four-lanes.
Motorists should expect intermittent lane clo-
sures to allow vehicles and equipment to en-
ter and exit the work area. The contractor has
shifted traffic on Collingswood Parkway to the
east. Please be aware of slow moving traffic and
possible delays. The contractor is C.W Roberts
Contracting, Inc.

S.R. 80: From the Lee County line to Double
J Acres Road (approx. 2 miles): Maintenance
project Crews will be doing shoulder repairs.
No lane closures are anticipated, but motorists
should expect slow moving traffic and possible
delays.

S.R. 29/LaBelle Drawbridge: Rehabilitation
project Work is underway to make electrical,
mechanical, and structural repairs to the bridge.
The daytime work planned for the upcoming
week involves electrical work, painting, and
concrete repair on the underside of the bridge
only. This work will have minimal impacts to
traffic. This rehabilitation project will extend the
service life of the bridge 15 to.- ,, hilcon-
tinued routine maintenance.
The bridge will remain operational during
construction and is not expected to affect ma
rine traffic. The project is expected to finish early
2011. The contractor is Coastal Marine Construc-
tion.


Arrest Report


This column lists arrests, not con-
victions, unless otherwise stated. Any-
one 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.



Waymond Freddy Walker, 29

D Possession of a weap
on or ammunition by a
convicted felon
*Corruption by threat
of a public servant or fam-
ily
Arrested Sept. 18 by
Ofc. D. Bolt


Daniel Gary Johnson, 41
Warraant for conser-
vation violation: take, kill
or possess deer/turkey in
closed season
Possession of a weap-
on or ammunition by a
convicted Florida Felon
*Arrested by Ofc. J.
Mateu


Rafael Garcia Jr., 55

Traffic offense, DUI
alcohol or drugs, 4th of-
fense
Nonmoving traffic
violation w/ suspended
license
*Arrested Sept. 18 by
Ofc. J. Pilon


Samantha Johns, 27



causing bodily harm or
disability
*Arrested Sept. 17 by
Ofc. J. Hunt



Dyllan Art Delgado, 18


Criminal mischief
$200o- $1,000, subsequent

-Arrested Sept. 16 by
Ofc. L. Brooks


BY STEVE MCKOWN
Clewiston City Manager


From a young age, I have been fascinated with
the stories "old" people tell. Calling people "old"
is no longer politically correct, but I do not use
the term "old" with any negative connotation.
"Old" to me automatically makes me think of
mygrandparents, -,1ii, 1 I. . ii., theirwis
dom, their hard work, their dedication, their per-
severance, and the stories they would tell Like
when the community needed a hospital, tried
several times to get one, finally did, and the old
people of that generation said, "I never thought
I'd live long enough to see this happen."
September 7 was a great day for a number
of reasons.
First, we broke ground on the new emer-
gency department at Hendry Regional Medical
Center. Secondly, it meant so much to the com-
munity and so many citizens came out to witness
the occasion, that there weren't enough chairs to
go around.
And finally, I got to hear at least a dozen times
"I never thought I'd live long enough to see this
happen."
It's happening! And we all get to be a part of
it. This is a dream the "old" people had because
they realized the importance of top quality medi-
cal care to a community.
And I for one was glad to be present, join in
the festivities of the day, and hear those words.
*How proud the city of Clewiston is of our
local Rotary Club and each individual Rotar
ian (especially Foreman Terry Gardner) who has
dedicated time, money, tools, and refreshments
to make the Fitness Trail a success.
If you haven't already, please take the time to
see the progress on the trail at the Boat Basin. On
Wednesday, the city staff showed up and installed
18 pallets of donated pine mulch on the walking
portion of the trail.
Time and again, I am amazed at what our city
crews continually accomplish.
The mulch installation was no small feat, yet
from start to finish, we accomplished the task in
one and a half hours. In total, we laid, spread, lev-
eled, and cleaned up after 1,260 bags of mulch.
No matter the task, just give me a Crew of City
Workers!

Golf Course Director Pena
reports:
SOpening golf matches for the Clewiston Ti-
gers and the Big Cypress Reservation's Ahfachkee
Warriors took place last Thursday. This was the
Warriors first match ever and was covered by
their newspaper as well as video.
The Clewiston News (Amy McKown) was on
hand as well.
*The course will be closed Thursday, Sept. 23
until 1 p.m. so that staff can attend Customer Ser-
vice training.
*Big Cypress Reservation's Ahfachkee War-
riors received a 2 1/2 hour clinic on the fundamen-
tals of golf last Wednesday evening partially under
the lights. This group of golfers is full of new en-
thusiasm for the game.

Library Director Tommerdahl
reports:
Library volunteers staffed the Friends of the
Library table at the End of Summer Bash, on the
evening of Tuesday, September 14. distributing


City Manager, Steve McKown


literature promoting the Friends of the Library, as
well as various library programs.
Thanks are due to library volunteers Toni
Couse, Walt Vaughn, and Kathy Pittman.

Police Chief Gutshall reports:
*DUI's continue at an unusually high rate,
therefore we continue working traffic at an ac-
celerated rate.
*The Helicopter Landing Zone has now been
moved to the front of the hospital for the initial 2-3
month trial phase.
Don accepted election to State Chair for the
Florida Police Chief's Association Explorer Com-
mittee last week. Don thinks this may be some
reflection of the success our own Explorer Post
has enjoyed over the last few years. Justin Spence
and Tim Gonzalez donate countless hours to drill
with those kids.
*Animal Control corralled a 9-plus foot alliga-
tor in the Holiday Inn parking lot

Recreation Director Ramer
reports:
*AYSO Soccer begins this Saturday, Sept. 11
with the U-6 and U-8 teams playing on fields #6
and 7 at the big quad.
Their games will begin at 9 a.m. The rest of
the league begins Sept. 13 on the soccer fields at
Sugarland Sports Complex at 6:30 p.m.
*The Hendry County Crush U-18 Baseball
Team will play in the "Back to School" Classic at
Terry Park in Ft. Myers this Saturday. Three former
players from the team recently accepted baseball
scholarships as a result of the exposure from this
team.
Julio Ramos is in Nebraska, Dillon Irey is in
New York State and Breon Cox is in Mississippi.
Good luck guys and congratulations! Keep up the
GREAT work Coach!
The C.S. Mott Pool will begin to scale back its
schedule to weekends only, beginning September
I Ith.
The pool will be available "off" hours for pool
parties and private lessons. Call the Youth Center
at 863-983-1492 for additional information.
At Sept. 27, at 5:05 p.m. will be the Final Bud-
get Hearing to be held in the City Hall Commis-
sion Chambers at 115 W Ventura Avenue. 863
983-1484


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FOR RENT
863) 946-0004 and
863)227-6155

CLEWISTON Apt for
rent, 2 br/ 1.5 ba, good
location. $500 per mo.
409 San Pedro. Call Ro-
berto at (305) 951-7666



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tivities
*Spacious Apartment in
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*Full time bilingual Site
Manager
*Community Room, Tot
lot, Playground, Ac-
tivities
*Sewer and trash in-
cluded in rent no ad-
ditional charge to
resident
*Handicap units
available
*Rental rates starting
at $602

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40 Greentree Drive,
#101, LaBelle
9:00 AM -5:00 PM,
Mon-Fri
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Provider and Employer






MOORE HAVEN 2br,
apt, clean, all major
appls, $375/mo Call
(302)377-9613

SOUTHBAY Newly
renovated apts. 1 Br
$475 mo, 2 Br $575
mo. Under New man-
agement. 561-255-1700


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w/util. Furnished
*Efficiency Apt. $165/wk
*Lg. 1BR Apt. $200/wk
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Duplex. Sep. laundry
room, appliances. $600.
mo. Call 305-303-1803
for English or 863-
228-7127 for Spanish.




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in nice area of town.
For info: 754-264-2343

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Home, fenced yard, car-
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$675 mo. (863)509-0096

Pioneer/Clewiston -
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CLEWISTON: 1V2BR,
Singlewide, New appl.,
W&D, Storage shed. On
dead end road. No pets.
$575 mo., & $300 sec.
(954)648-9926 OR
(863)805-2869

New doublewide, 2br,
2bath located in a 55
years and older Adult
Gated Community that
is located just north of
the bridge in Moore
Haven. $595 monthly.
Ready to move in.
863-673-4325 or
863-675-8888


RENTALS Furn/Unfur
* 2BR, 2BA MH $525/mo
* 2BR, 1.5BA, Mobile
Home $450/mo
*3BR 2Ba, Mobile Home
on acre, fenced yard,
screened porch $675/mo
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ins are accepted and
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available. Call
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Reduced to Sell 3br,
2ba. Home & Land. Lo-
cated 1860 Ridgdill Rd.
REDUCED $85,000
(843)810-1998
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recently remodeled,
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Port LaBelle Community Devel-
opment District Parks and Recreaton
Advisory Board will hold a meeting
and public hearing on Tuesday,
September 28, 2010, at 6:00 PM at
the office of the District located at
3293 Delhvood Terrace, LaBelle, FL
33935. The purpose of this meeting
is to consider Collingswood and
Birchwood Park proposals and con-
duct routine business which may re-
quire action by the Board.
This meeting is open to the public.
Lester B. Baird, Sr
General Manager
366592 CB/CN 9/23/2010


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classified.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000240
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA
Plaintiff,
vs.
YVONNE N. PETTY AKA YVONNE
PETTY, etal,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000240 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the
Plaintiff and YVONNE N. PETTY AKA
YVONNE PETTYL THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF YVONNE N. PETTY AKA
YVONNE PETTY; LEONARD NET-
TLES; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
LEONARD NETTLES N/K/A BETTY A.
WILSON; FREIDA NETTLES; ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS;
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA-
TION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS
NOMINEE FOR IRWIN HOME EQUI-
TY; 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 11:00 AM on the 13th day of
October, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:
LOT 15, BLOCK A, CROSS-TIE
MOBILE ESTATES, AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 103,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY FLORIDA TOGETHER
WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE
HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A
FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE
THERETO: VIN #
CM360FK20121A &
CM360FK20121B.
A/K/A 750 E LINCOLN AVENUE,
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 September 9, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09018438 NMNC-SPECFHLMC
**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-
955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
366074 CGS 9/23,30/2010




NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Port LaBelle Community Devel-
opment District will hold a public
meeting on Thursday. September 23.
2010, at 5:00 P.M., at the office of
the District located in 3293 Dellwood
Terrace, LaBelle, FL 33935. The pur-
pose of the meeting is solely for the
purpose of discussing the proposed
Birchwood Park DeveloDment Pro-

Citizens are invited to attend.
Lester B. Baird Sr.
General Manager
366578 CB/CN 9/23/10



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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-CA-20
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON,
AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE UNDER
NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING
TRUST, SERIES 2006-3
Plaintiff,
VS.
REYNA C. LOPEZ A/KJA REYNA LO-
PEZ; SANTOS LEONER GARCIA;
BANK OF AMERICA, NA; UNKNOWN
PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY;
Defendants.
RE-NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order Rescheduling Foreclo-
sure Sale dated June 19, 2009 and
entered in Case No. 09-CA-20, of the
Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for GLADES County, Flori-
da. THE BANK OF NEW YORK
MELLON, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE
UNDER NOVASTAR MORTGAGE
FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2006-3 is
Plaintiff and REYNA C. LOPEZ AJKJA
REYNA LOPEZ; SANTOS LEONER
GARCIA; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY; BANK OF AMERICA, NA;
are defendants. I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash AT
THE FRONT STEPS OF THE, COURT-
HOUSE, at 500 AVENUE J., MOORE
HAVEN in GLADES County, FLORIDA,
at 11:00 a.m., on the 14 day of Octo-
ber, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit:
THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER
(NE 1/4) OF THE SOUTHEAST
ONE-QUARTER (SE 1/4) OF SEC-
TION 32, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH,
RANGE 28 EAST, GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA, EXCLUDING
THE EAST 50 FEET DEDICATED
ROAD EASEMENT AS RECORDED
IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 125,
PAGE 64, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
LESS AND EXCEPT: THE NORTH
680.88 FEET OF THE NORTHEAST
ONE-QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF THE
SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF
SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 42
SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA, EXCLUDING
THE EAST 50 FEET THEREOF.
A person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the lie pendens must file a
claim with 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 8th day of Sept., 2010.
JOE FLINT
As Clerk of said Court
By: Kim Clement
As Deputy Clerk
This nobce is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.065
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, If you are a per-
son with a disability who needs any
accommodaton in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to provisions
of certain assistance. Please contact
the Court Administrator at 500 Ave-
nue J., Rm. 102, Moore Haven, FI
33471, Phone No. (941)335-2299
within 2 working days of your receipt
of this notice or pleading; if you are
hearing impaired, call 1800-955-8771
(TDD); if you are voice impaired, call
1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Re-
lay Services).
Kahane & Associates, PA.
8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000
Plantation, FL 33324
Telephone: (954) 382-3486
Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380
366423 GCD 9/23,30/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000998
THE BANK OF NEW YOR MELLON
FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATION-
HOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNA-
TIVE LOAN TRUST 200-OA21,
MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CER-
TIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OA21
Plaintiff,
vs.
ANGELA E. MCCARTY, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000998 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE-
HOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNA-
TIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OA21,
MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2006-OA21, IS THE
PLAINTIFF AND ANGELA E. MCCAR-
TY; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AN-
GELA E. MCCARTY; 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
SECONDS FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00 AM on the 6th day of
October, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:
LOT 27, BLOCK 2090, UNIT 3, PORT
LABELLE, A SUBDIVISION ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 73.
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 5031 GUNN CIRCLE, 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 September 7, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
f09076164 COUNTRYCONV B/C
**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-
955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
365749 CGS 9/16,23/2010

PUBLIC AUCTION
The following vehicle will be sold at
public auction at Clewiston Towing
on October 10, 2010 @ 10:00a.m.
at 600 E Sugarland Hwy, Clewiston
FL 33440:
2008 Dodge,
3D7KS19D78G103329
366590 CN 9/23/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FORGLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 22-2009-CA-000296
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff,
VS.
JAMES F KENT, et al,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated the 3 day of September,
2010, and entered in Case No.
22-2009-CA-296, of the Circuit Court
of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for
Glades County, Florida, wherein
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. is the
Plaintiff and JAMES F. KENT; UNN-
KNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION
OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are de-
fendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at the AT
FRONT STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF
COURTHOUSE at the Glades County
Courthouse in Moore Haven, Florida,
at 11:00 a.m. on the 14th day of Oc-
tober, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit:
THE WEST ONE-HALF OF TRACT
6, OF THE ALFRED E. WILSON
UNIT F DEVELOPMENT, MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS, THE WEST ONE-
HALF OF THE WEST ONE-HALF
OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF
THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUAR-
TER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-
QUARTER OF SECTION 16,
TOWNSHIP 42 SOUGH, RANGE
28 EAST, GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA. LESS THE NORTH 50
FEET THEREOF.
TOGETHER WITH A 1988 MER-
IT DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE
HOME WITH VIN #'S
FLHML2F2417-261-3675A
A N D
FLHML2F2417-261-3675B
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.
If you a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact Sheila Mann,
Court Operations Manager, whose
office is located at the Lee County
Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street,
Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and
whose telephone number is
(239) 533-1700 at least 7 days be-
fore your scheduled court appear-
ance, or immediately upon receiving
this notification if the time before the
scheduled appearance is less than 7
days; if you are hearing or voice im-
paired, call 711.
Dated this 8th day of September,
2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: Kimberly L. Clement
Deputy Clerk
Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1800 NW 49 Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
365718 GCD 9/16,23/10

PublicNotic


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000555
CITIMORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff,
VS.
LESLIE B. TUCKER; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF LESLIE B. TUCKER; AL-
LISON TUCKER; IF LIVING, INCLUD-
ING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMAR-
RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUS-
TEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
DANT(S); UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR
PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER
WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUS-
TEES OF SAID DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST
DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN TENANT
#1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the above-
styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Hendry County, Florida, I will sell the
property situate in Hendry County,
Florida, described as:
LOT 16 AND THE SOUTHWEST-
ERLY 14.86% OF LOT 17 LESS
THE SOUTHWESTERLY 9.37%
OF LOT 16, IN BLOCK 205 OF
THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLE-
WISTON, FLORIDA, AS RE-
VISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLU-
SIVE, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA. (THE
SIDELINES OF SAID PARCEL
ARE RADIAL TO THE CURVE OF
THE FRONT AND REAR LINES).
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the second floor
hallway of the Hendry County Courts
Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00
AM, on November 3, 2010.
DATED this 7th day of Sept., 2010.
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 60 days after the sale.
Witness, my hand and seal of this
court on the 7th day of Sept., 2010
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Attorneys for Plaintiff
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired, please
call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida
Relay Service.
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PublicNotic


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:
Keith Yelling 4047 E. Sunflower Cr., LaBelle, FL 33935
You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are
required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Hendry County, Florida,
no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this published notice to re-
ceive the information regarding the basis for your potential ineligibility and
the procedure to resolve this matter. Failure to respond may result in a
determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor, and your name will be re-
moved from the statewide voter registration system. Call 863-983-5230 or
863-983-1592.
El Aviso se da por Este Medio:
Este aviso es para usted que su eligibilidad de votar esta en question. Ust-
ed tiene que comumnicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones, del condado de
Hendry, Florida, antes de 30 dias despues de la fecha de este anuncio publi-
cado para recibir la information al respect de su inelegibilidad potential y
procedimiento de resolver este caso. Si no responded, puede dar lugar a
una determination dela ineligibilidad por el Supervisor, y su nombre sera
quitado del sistema estatal del registro de votantes. telephone
863-983-5230 or 863-983-1592.
Lucretia A. Strickland
Supervisor of Elections
PO Box 174
LaBelle, FL 33975
HendryCounty, Florida
F.S. 98.075
366595 CB/CN 9/23/2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
123 2007 1-29-43-28-A00-0019-5800 Jorge Villabos
The South one-half of a tract or parcel of land lying in the Southeast one-
quarter of Section 29, Township 42 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County,
Florida, and more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at the Southeast corner of the Southeast one-quarter of the
said Section 29, thence run N 04 05'50" W, 661.66 feet along the East line
of said Section 29: thence West 655.40 feet to the Point-of-Beginning;
thence N 03 35'00" W, 330.63 feet; thence East 652.40 feet; thence S 04
05'50" E, 330.83 feet; thence West 655.40 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Also known as the South one-half of Lot 5, Double "J:Acres, 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28TH day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15TH day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000395
HSBCBANK USA, NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NHEL
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES
2006-WF1
Plaintiff,
vs.
ISMAEL CRUZ et al,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000395 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
HSBS BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NHEL
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES
2006-WF1; is the Plaintiff and IS-
MAEL CRUZ; MARIA CRUZ; MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMI-
NEE FOR WELLS FARGO HOME
MORTGAGE A DIVISION OF WELLS
FARGO BANK NA; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00
AM on the 8th day of December,
2010, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:

LOT 18, BLOCK 2034, OF PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 60, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA

A/K/A 3047 BIRWOOD CIRCLE, LA-
BELLE, 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 September 9, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: /s/J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09035948 NMNC-CONV-
**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-
955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000395
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR
NHEL HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST
SERIES 2006-WF1
Plaintiff,
vs.
ISMAEL CRUZ, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000395 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
HSBC BANK USA NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NHEL
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES
2006-WF1, is the Plaintiff and IS-
MAEL CRUZ; MARIA CRUZ; MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMI-
NEE FOR WELLS FARGO HOME
MORTGAGE A DIVISION OF WELLS
FARGO BANK NA; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00
AM on the 8th day of DECEMBER,
2010, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:

LOT 18, BLOCK 2034, OF PORT
LABELLE UNTI 2, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 60, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY C
COUNTY, FLORIDA

A/K/A 3047 BIRWOOD CIRCLE,
LA BELLE, 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 Pndens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
ofthisCourton September 9, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: /s/J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa Florida 33622-5018
F19035948 NMNC-CONV-
**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 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 the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No. 08-823 CA

THE HOWARD E. HILL
FOUNDATION, INC.,
Plaintiffs,
VS.
ELINA E. RODRIGUEZ, et al,
Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned, BARBARA S. BUTLER,
Clerk of County Court of Hendry
County, Florida, will on the 13th day
of October, 2010, at 11:00 A.M., in
front of the office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court (being the second floor
hallway of the Administration Build-
ing, Hendry County Courthouse),
corner of Highway 29 & 80, Hendry
County in the City of LaBelle, Florida,
offer for sale and sell at public outcry
to the highest and best bidder for
cash, the following described proper-
ty situated in Hendry County, Florida,
to wit:

Lot 10, Block 8, MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES, First Subdivision, ac-
cording to the plat thereof record-
ed in Plat Book 3, Page 37, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Subject to existing Oil, Gas and
Mineral reservations, conditions,
restrictions, zoning ordinances, en-
forceable easements of record,
road and canal rights-of-way and
subject to taxes and assessments
of the Central County Drainage
District. Together with a 1981
Twin mobile home ID#T3569704A
AND T3569704B.

pursuant to the final decree of fore-
closure entered in a case pending in
said Court, the style of which is: THE
HOWARD E. HILL FOUNDATION,
INC., vs. ELINA E. RODRIGUEZ, ET
AL, and the docket number of which
is Number 08-823CA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provisions of certain as-
sistance. Please contact Sheila Mann,
whose office is located at Lee County
Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street,
Ft. Myers, Florida 33901, and whose
telephone umber is 239-533-1700, at
least 7 days before your scheduled
court appearance, or immediately
upon receiving this notification if the
time before the scheduled appear-
ance is less than 7 days; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
WITNESS my hand and the official
seal of said Court, this 9th day of
September, 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of Circuit Court

By: /S/ Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000407
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
ND,
Plaintiff,
VS.
SUSAN J. MILLER A/K/A SUSAN
MILLER; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SUSAN J. MILLER A/K/A SUSAN
MILLER; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFEN-
DANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF
DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UN-
KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE
NAMED DEFENDANTSS; PORT LA
BELLE UNIT FOURTH PROPERTY
HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC.;
WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENT-
LY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF
SAID DEFENDANTS) AND ALL OTH-
ER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST
DEFENDANTSS; UNKNOWN TENANT
#1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendants)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the above-
styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Hendry County, Florida, I will sell the
property situate in Hendry County,
Florida, described as:
LOT 10, BLOCK 2168, PORT LA
BELLE UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGES 86 THROUGH 102, 0o
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the second floor
hallway of the Hendry County Courts
Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00
AM, on October 13, 2010.
DATED this 9th day of Sept., 2010.
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 is pendens, must file a
claim within 60 days after the sale.
Witness, my hand and seal of this
court on the 9th day of Sept., 2010
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Attorneys for Plaintiff
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing impaired, please
call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida
Relay Service.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000247
WELLS FARGO BANK N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
KATHLEEN HUTCHINS, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2010-
CA-000247 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the
Plaintiff and KATHLEEN HUTCHINS;
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KATH-
LEEN HUTCHINS N/K/A SCOTT JA-
COBS; TENANT #1 N/K/A RAUL
GRIMALDI, and TENANT #2 N/K/A
VICKI GRIMALDI 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 HENRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AN 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE FLORIDA at 11:00
AM, on the 6th day of October, 2010,
the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment;

TRACT L18, BLOCK 2060, OF PORT
LABELLE, UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 60, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 3010 S TULIP ROAD, PORT LA
BELLE, 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
ofthis Courton September 7, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
PRO. Box 25018
Tam a Florida 33622-5018
F10018b69 NMNC-SPECFIHLMC
**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 iAyers, 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 the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-001279
HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC.
Plaintiff,
vs.
ADINA S. GUILLEN et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-001279 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC.; is
the Plaintiff and ADINA S. GUILLEN;
EDUARDO GUILLEN; TENANT #1
N/K/A THELMA GOMES and TENANT
#2 N/K/A SAMUEL GOMEZ; 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 11:00 AM on the 13th day of
October, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:

LOT 16, BLOCK 9, HARLEM ADDI-
TION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 48 AND 49,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA.

A/K/A 1117 MISSISSIPPI AVENUE,
CLEWISTON, FL 33440

Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on September 9, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: /s/Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
f08103241 HSBCFIDELr-Y-CONV-
**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-
955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
CGS 9716,23/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
CASE NO. 10-216-CA
PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
VS.
GEORGE CASERTA, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: CRYSTAL CASERTA
Whose residence is:
2689 Fernwood Ln SW
LaBelle, FL 33935
If alive, and if dead, all parties claim-
ing interest by, through, under or
against CRYSTAL E CASERTA and all
parties having or claiming to have
any right, title or interest in the prop-
erty described herein.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the
following described property:
THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF THE
NORTH ONE-HALF OF THE SOUTH
ONE-HALF OF THE NORTHWEST
ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTH-
WEST ONE-QUARTER OF SECTION
24, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE
28 EAST, GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THE
NON-EXCLUSIVE RIGHT OF IN-
GRESS AND EGRESS RECORDED
IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 69,
PAGE 526, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND
THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME
SITUATED ON THE PROPERTY.
a/k/a 2689 Fernwood Ln SW
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 nobce and filed
the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on Plain-
tiffs attorney or immediately thereaf-
ter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the complaint.
WITNESS may hand and the seal
of this Court this 8th day of Septem-
ber, 2010.
JOE FLINT
As Clerk of the Court
By: Kim Clement
As Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a reasonable accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should, no
later than seven (7) days prior, con-
tact the Clerk of the Courts disability
coordinator at 863-946-2140, Justice
Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901. If hearing im-
paired, contact (TDD) 8009558771
via Florida Relay System.
This is an attempt to collect a
debt. Any information obtained
will be used for that purpose.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-213-CA
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS
SERVICING, L.R
Plaintiff
VS.
RICHARD J. MARQUITY A/K/A RICH-
ARD MARQUITH; PATSY A. MAR-
QUITH A/K/A PATSY MARQUITH'
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE;
Defendants.
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated Sept. 8, 2010, and
entered in Case No. 09-213-CA, of
the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida, COUNTRYWIDE HOME
LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is Plaintiff
and RICHARD J. MARQUITH A/K/A
RICHARD MARQUITH; PATSY A.
MARQUITH A/K/A PATSY MAR-
QUITH; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE; are
defendants. I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at 2ND
FLOOR HALLWAY, IN FRONT OF OF-
FICE OF CLERK OF COURTS, ADMIN-
ISTRATION BLDG, HENDRY CO.
COURTHOUSE, AT 25 EAST HICK-
POCHEE, LABELLE IN HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA at 11:00 a.m. on
the 13th day of October, 2010, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 57, TANGLEWOOD OAKS UNIT
1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGE 176, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
A person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the is pendens must file a
claim with 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 9 day of Sept. 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of said Court
BY /S/ J. Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.065.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act If you are a
person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to par-
bticipate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to provi-
sions of certain assistance. Please
contact the Court Administrator at 25
East Hickpochee, LaBelle, Florida
33935, Phone No. (941)335-2299
within 2 working days of your receipt
of this notice or pleading; if you are
hearing impaired, call
1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are
voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770
(V)(Via Florida Relay Services).
Kahane & Associates, PRA.
8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000
Plantation, FL 33324
Telephone: (954) 382-3486
Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
1137 2007 1-14-44-32-A00-0181-0100 Melinda Gil Abreu de Pelles &
Maria Del Carmen Mateus Guiza

The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Sec
tion 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof,
subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof Alsc
known as Lot No. 2769, 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day ofOCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 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 Winder VI, LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
1095 2007 1-14-44-32-AOO-0040-0000 Lydia I. Lopez Ricardo
1364 Fairmont St. Clearwater, Fl. 34615

The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Sec
bon 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. Subject
to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof Also
known as Lot NO 3485, Montura Ranch Estates, and an unrecorded subdivi-
sion.
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 11:01C
A.M., on the THIRD THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is the
21st day of OCTOBER 2010.
Dated this 8th day ofSEPTEMBER, 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 Verona A LLC holder of the following
cerbtificate has filed said cerbtificate 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
355 2007 1-32-42-29-020-0012-0041 Celestno Martinez &
Isabel Martinez

Lots 10, 11, and 12, Block 12, NORTH LABELLE, according toD the plat there
of, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 83, Public Records of DeSoto County,
Florida, lying and being in Glades County, Florida, together with the South
one-half of Bonanza Avenue, now vacated, abutting the North side of said
lots and the North one-half of the vacated alley abutting the South side of
said lots.

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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 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 Tarpon IV LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
983 2007 1-13-44-32-AOO-0016-0000 Juan Mulder
The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-
quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Sec-
bon 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
Lect to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof Subject
an easement for a drainage canal of the South 30 feet thereof Also
known as Lot No. 5625, Montura Ranch Estates, and an unrecorded subdivi-
sion.
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 FOUiRTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28TH day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15TH day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Bufler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 23, 2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000929
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Plaintiff,
vs.
LAZARO CUEVAS A/K/A LAZARO N.
CUEVAS, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated SEPTEMBER 15,
2010 and entered in Case No.
26-2009-CA-000929 of the Circuit
Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for HENDRY County, Flori-
da wherein BANK OF AMERICA,
N.A., is the Plaintiff and LAZARO
CUEVAS A/K/A LAZARO N. CUEVAS;
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 11:00 AM on the 13th day of
OCTOBER, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:
LOT 1, BLOCK 2019, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 50, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 2002 BALI COURT, LA-
BELLE, 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 September 16, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/s/J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09082776 BANKAMERICA2-CONV-
**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-
955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000061
GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOYCE E. DANIELS, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated AUGUST 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000061 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is the Plain-
bff and JOYCE E. DANIELS; RANDAL
T DANIELS; 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 11:00
AM on the 6th day of OCTOBER,
2010, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:
LOT 24, BLOCK 2110, PORT LA-
BELLE, UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAG-
ES 73 THROUGH 85, INCLUSIVE,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 5007 DANIA CIRCLE, LA-
BELLE, 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 Pndens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
ofthis Courton September 9, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09002892 GMAC-CONV-
**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-
955-8771 (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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ATENCIO'N: RESIDENTS DE MONTURA:
AVISO DE LA REUNION DE TERRATENIENTES Y ELECTION
ANNUAL PARA EL DISTRITO DE CONTROL DE AGUA DEL CONDADO
CENTRAL

Por la present, se hace saber que la Junta de Supervisores del Distnto de
Control de Agua del Condado Central ('el distnto") tendra su Reunion Anua
de Terratenientes y la eleccio6n Anual para la Junta de Supervisores e
sabado, 18 de Octubre 2008. Se celebrara la election entire de las 8:00
a.m. hasta las 6:00 p.m. en el Clubhouse (Sede) de Montura Ranch Estates,
255 N. Hacienda Street en Montura, el estado de la Florida. Tambien se
celebrara la junta annual de terratenientes en el Clubhouse (Sede de) Montu
ra Ranch Estates, y comenzara a las 6:30 p.m. El proposito de la Reunion
de Terratenientes es para conducir los negocios del Distrito. Si necesita in-
strucciones como Ilegar al Clubhouse o cualquier informacio6n adicional, se
puede comunicarse a la oficina del distnto a: 863-983-5797 entire de las
horas 7:00a.m. -5:00p.m., lunes a jueves.

ATENCION: SI USTED ADQUIRO EL TITULO DE SU PROPIEDAD UBICADO
EN EL DISTRITO DESPUES DEL 1 ENERO 2008, Y/O HA PAGADO FONDOS
DE TASACION POR EL DISTRITO DESPUES DEL 31 DE MARZO, 2008, FA
VOR DE ESTAR PREPARADO A MOSTRAR COMPROBANTE DE TITULARIDAC
DE BIENES RAICES EN EL DISTRITO Y/O COMPROBANTE DE LOS FONDOS
DE TASACION PAGADOS ANTERIORMENTE A VOTAR EN LA ELECTION
ANNUAL DE SUPERVISORS.

A todos interesados estan bienvemdos a asistir y estar conocidos.
REQUISITOS ESPECIALES: SI USTED REQUIRE LOS SERVICIOS 0 AYUDA
ESPECIAL, COMO ESTIPULADOS EN LA ACTA DE LOS AMERICANOS INCA-
PACITADOS, FAVOR DE COMUNICARSE A LA OFICINA DEL DISTRITO:
(863) 983-5797, NO MENOS DE CINCO (5) DIAS PREVIO LA FECHA DE LA
JUNTA ANTERIORMENTE CITADA.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-001007
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
LILLIE MAE BIERS, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-001007 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the
Plaintiff and LILLIE MAE BIERS; DA-
VID BIERS; are the Defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at IN FRONT OF THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT,
BEING THE SECOND FLOOR HALL-
WAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY AD-
MINISTRATION BUILDING CORNER
OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH,
LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00 AM on
the 13th day of OCTOBER, 2010, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 21, BLOCK 2326, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 9, A SUBDIVISION
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 144, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
A/K/A 8053 SUNRISE CIRCLE,
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 September 9, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09084466 BANKAMERICA2-CONV-
**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-
955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-001007
BANK OF AMERICA
Plaintiff,
vs.
LILLIE MAE BIERS et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated August 13, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-001007 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
BANK OF AMERICA; is the Plaintiff
and LILLIE MAE BIERS; DAVID
BIERS; are the Defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BE-
ING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY
OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINIS-
TRATION BUILDING CORNER OF
HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00 AM on the
13th day of October, 2010, the fol-
lowing described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOT 21, BLOCK 2326, PORT LABELLE
UNIT 9, A SUBDIVISION ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
144, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 8053 SUNRISE CIRCLE, LA-
BELLE, 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 September 9, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09084466 BANKAMERICA 2-CONV-
**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-
955-8771 (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 APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
1166 2007 1-14-44-32-AOO-0269-0100 Darlann Luzunarls
The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quar-
ter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Secton
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. 2974, 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day ofOCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
(FRDAP) GRANT FUNDS
Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Monday, Sep-
tember 27, 2010, at 5:15 pm in the Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board Office
Building, 310 Cowboy Way, LaBelle, FL to discuss the proposed use of Flori-
da Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) grant funds. This
meeting is for the sole purpose of discussing the Clewiston East Park Phase
II project. Questions can be directed to the Hendry County Grants & Special
Projects Office at 863-675-5264.
This public meeting is being conducted in a handicap accessible location.
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County BOCC
366643 CB/CN 9/23/2010


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 10-CA-000118
SUNCOAST SCHOOLS FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff,
v.
KAREN W. ROBINSON; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF KAREN W. ROBINSON;
AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE
NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS;
TENANT #1; TENANT #2,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to
Final Judgment of Foreclosure for
Plaintiff entered in this cause, in the
Circuit Court of HENDRY County,
Florida, I will sell the property situat-
ed in HENDRY County, Florida de-
scribed as:
LOT 54, SEVEN "K" ESTATES, UNIT
NO. 2, A SUBDIVISION IN A POR-
TION OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP
44 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,
PAGE 76, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
and commonly known as: 158 Kilpa-
trick Road, Clewiston, FL 33440, at
public sale, to the highest and best
bidder, for cash, at the Hendry
County Courthouse, 25 Hickpochee
Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935, on Novem-
ber 3, 2010, at 11:00 A.M.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE
OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE
SALE.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodaton in
order to participate in this proceed-
ing, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact Ken Kellum,
Court Operations Manager, whose
office is located at Lee County Jus-
bce Center, 1700 Monroe St., Ft.
Myers, FL 33901, and whose tele-
phone number is (239)533-1700,
within two working days of your re-
ceipt of this Notice of Sale; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
1-800-955-8771.
Dated this September 7, 2010
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Anita Ross Kummer
Deputy Clerk
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Port LaBelle Community Devel-
opment District will hold a public
meeting on Thursday, September 23,
2010 at 5:30 PRM., at the office of
the District located in 3293 Dellwood
Terrace, LaBelle, FL 33935. The pur-
pose of the meeting is solely for the
purpose of discussing the proposed
Collingswood Park Development Pro-
ject.
Citzens are invited to attend.
Lester B. Baird Sr.
General Manager
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UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW
NOTICE is hereby given that the un-
dersigned, pursuant to the "Fictitious
Name Statute, will register with the
Honda Department of Corporations the
Fictitious name, to wit:
BRENDA'S COUNTRY COOKING
under which we expect to engage in
business at:
202B W WEST VENTURA AVENUE
CLEWISTON, FL 33440
in the city of Clewiston, County of Hend-
ry, Florida.
That the party interested in said
business enterprise is:
BRENDA FISK
Dated at Clewiston Hendry County,
Honda this 3rd day of September, 2010.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. CP-10-40
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DEBRA F. KORFF
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Debra F. Korff, deceased, whose
date of death was August 13, 2010,
is pending in the Circuit Court for
Glades County, Florida, Probate Divi-
sion, the address of which is Glades
County Court House 500 Ave. J.
Moore Haven, FL 33471. The names
and addresses of the personal repre-
sentative and the personal represen-
tative'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 Sept. 16, 2010.
Attorney for Per-
sonal Representative:
Daniel J. Endnzal, III
Attorney for Katherine Korff
Florida Bar Number: 300860
1533 Hendry St., Ste 303
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Telephone: (239) 728.8555
Fax: (239) 337.1466
E-Mail: daniel.endrizal@earthlink.net
Personal Representative:
Katherine Korff
1508 Lantana Ln. SW
Muse, Florida 33975
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 2010-065-CP
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
ANGIE CYPRESS
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
ANGIE CYPRESS, whose date of
death was January 23, 2010, is
pending in the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend-
ry County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is P.O. Box
1760, LaBelle. Florida 33975-1760.
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 THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION 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
ON 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
CLAIMS FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication of
this Notice is Sept. 22, 2010.

Attorney for Personal Representative
Eric Dorsky, PRA.
7320 Grffin Road, Suite 220
Davie, FL 33314
954/587-1120
Personal Representative
Mitchell Cypress
34801 Billie Bert Osceola
Clewiston, FL 33440
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FORTH TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTIOf
DIVISION
CASE NO. 262010CA00349CAXXXX
IBERIABANK, a Louisiana banking corporation, as successor in interest to
Orion Bank
Plaintiff,
v.
Rialto Pointe Investments, LLC and OB Rialto, LLC
Defendants
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Fore-
closure dated 9/2,2010, entered in Case No. 262010CA00349CAXXXX, of
the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County,
Florida wherein IBERIABANK is the Plaintiff and Rialto Pointe Investments,
LLC and OB Rialto, LLC are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash in the Second Floor Lobby, La Belle Courthouse Complex, lo-
cated at 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, State Road 80 corner State Road 29,
in LaBelle, Florida 33975-1760, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, the 6th day of
October, 2010, the following described property, as set forth in said Default
Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to-wit:
Government Lots 1 and 2, of Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 29 East,
of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida
LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING:
Commencing at the Southeast corner of Block 98, City of LaBelle, Section 4,
Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence North
00008'14" West ( basis for bearings is County and South Florida Flood Con-
trol District Right-of-Way Map of Canal C-43) along the East line of said
Block 98, a distance of 259.10 feet to the South right-of-way line of the Ca-
loosahatchee River Canal C-43 and the Point of Beginning of the parcel
herein described; thence North 5320'42" West along said South right-of-
way line a distance of 119 feet, more or less, to the Northerly edge of the
Old River; thence Southeasterly, along said Northerly edge, a distance of
185 feet, more or less, to the East line of said Block 98; thence North 000
08' 14" West along said East line a distance of 52.00 feet, more or less, to
the Point of Beginning
FURTHER LESS AND EXEPT THE FOLLOWING:
Beginning at a Southeast corner of Block 98 of the City of LaBelle, North
00008'14' West along the East line of Block 98, 259.10 feet to the South
right-of-way of the Caloosahatchee River Canal C-43 and Point of Begin-
ning; thence Southeast along the South right-of-way of Canal C-43 to North
Bank of Old Caloosahatchee River. Thence Northwesterly along the North
Bank to a point 52 feet South of the Point of Beginning; thence North 52
feet to the Point of Beginning (Easterly part of island)
TOGETHER WITH a non-exclusive easement for the benefit of the above
described parcel an easement for ingress and egress, as recorded in Official
Records Book 218, at Page 1037, of the Public Records of Glades County,
Florida.
TOGETHER WITH a non-exclusive easement for the benefit of the above
described parcel a Perpetual Access Road Easement, as recorded in Official
Records Book 229, at Page 740, of the Public Records of Glades County,
Florida and Official Records Book 685, at Page 1645, of the Public Records
of Hendry County, Florida.
DATED this 3rd day of September, 2010
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk, Circuit Court
By: /s/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Merrick L. Gross, Esquire
Denise M. Rosenthal, Esquire
Carlton Fields, RA.
4000 International Place
100 S.E Second Street
Suite 4200
Miami, Florida 33131-2114
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person
with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator whose address is Lee
County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and
whose telephone number is (239)533-1700, within two working days of
your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call
1-800-955-8771(V), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven days
prior to the proceeding.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,
IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE
US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER SALE.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT JO LOUISE HARBEN/JAYME CLAIRE
COLLINS TRUSTEE holder of the following certificate has filed said cerbfi-
cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of is-
suance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are
as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
28 2007 1-04-43-28-AOO-0001-1100 Ricky Glen Garner &
Jody Lynn Garner

Begin at the Northwest corner of Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 28
East, Hendry County, Florida. thence S 00 0040" E, 1684.70 feet; thence N
89 5940" E, 660 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 89
5940" E 660 feet; thence S 00 0040" E, 330 feet; thence N 89 5940" W
660 feet; thence N 00 00'40"W 330 feet to the Point of Beginning.
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 SEPTEMBER, which is
the 16TH day of SEPTEMBER 2010.
Dated this 4TH day of AUGUST, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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September 23, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 19




PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 2,2010
NOTICE OF ELECTION

I, Dawn K. Roberts, Interim Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on November 2, 2010, for the ratification or rejection of proposed revisions to the constitution of the State of Florida.
No. 1
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VI, SECTION 7
(Legislative)
Ballot Title:
REPEAL OF PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCING REQUIREMENT.
Ballot Summary:
Proposing the repeal of the provision in the State Constitution that requires public financing of campaigns of candidates for elective statewide office who agree to campaign spending limits.
Full Text:
ARTICLE VI
SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS



No. 2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 31
(Legisative)
Ballot Title:
HOMESTEAD AD VALOREM TAX CREDIT FOR DEPLOYED MILITARY PERSONNEL.
Ballot Summary:
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require the Legislature to provide an additional homestead property tax exemption by law for members of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard
who receive a homestead exemption and were deployed in the previous year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the Legislature. The exempt amount will be based upon the number of days in the previous
calendar year that the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the Legislature. The amendment is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2011.
Full Text:
ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions.-
(a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality, owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is locat-
ed. Such portions of property as are used predominantly for e I I , I I I 1e purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation.
(b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to eve I , i i a , I I I goods and personal effects to the value fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and perma-
nently disabled, property to the value fixed by general law not I ,1 I I I I 1
(c) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsectic- --4 .. 1 1 _. ...... -4 --- 1 1 ---- -4 - --. options to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses, as defined by
-...l l 1-. n Fn ..T.-..pti I I I I I 1 mty or municipality, and only after the elector a I I , I ,I county or municipality to adopt such ordinances. An exemption so granted
I I I 1 i ,' l1 1 ', I al ,i business and improvements to real property: I property of ---1 ..--1-- -- ti--1-1-pf F-- -- -t- relatedto the
expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the amount of such exemption shall be specified by general law. The period ot time ftor which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an I I II I I II The author-
1~c -1-- t --- i t"ie 1 11"- - l -- l l-t-- -F -- .-- ---: c1:-- F-4 ---l-- -----1_-l by referendum as provided by general law.
, ,,, , , I , ,I ,i ,I I ,I ,1 1 preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic properties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the
county c I I I , , I , I I I I The period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner shall be determined by general law.
I I I I I i i i I i i i I i i I i I I personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation.
I I I II I I I , e , , II ered by perpetual conservation easements or by other perpetual conservation protections, as defined by general law.
(g) By g III I I i , a i i i ,I I , I who was a member of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida



ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE



No. 4
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE II, SECTION 7
(Initiative)

Ballot Title:
REFERENDA REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION AND AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLANS.

Ballot Summary:
Establishes that before a local government may adopt a new comprehensive land use plan, or amend a comprehensive land use plan, the proposed plan or amendment shall be subject to vote of the electors of the local government by referendum, following preparation by the local plan-
ning agency, consideration by the governing body and notice. Provides definitions.

Financial Impact Statement:
i I I i. .1 imnated precisely. Local governments will incur additional costs due to the requirement to conduct referenda in order to adopt comprehensive plans or amendments thereto. The amount ofsuch costs depends upon
,I , I l I I , I I I I I ,1 of ballot preparation, election administration, and associated expenses. The impact on state government expenditures will be insignificant.

Full Text:
ARTICLE II
GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 7. Natural resources and scenic beauty-









No. 5
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE III, SECTION 21
(Initiative)

Ballot Title:
STANDARDS FOR LEGISLATURE TO FOLLOW IN LEGISLATIVE REDISTRICTING.

Ballot Summary:
Legislative districts or districting plans may not be drawn to favor or disfavor an incumbent or political party Districts shall not be drawn to deny racial or language minorities the equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect representatives of their choice. Districts must
be contiguous. Unless otherwise required, districts must be compact, as equal in population as feasible, and where feasible must make use of existing city, county and geographical boundaries.

Financial Impact Statement:
The fiscal impact cannot be determined precisely. State government and state courts may incur additional costs if litigation increases beyond the number or complexity of cases which would have occurred in the amendment's absence.

Full Text:
ARTICLE III
LEGISLATURE
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ical boundaries.
(3) The order in which the standards within sub-sections (1) and (2) of this section are set forth shall not be read to establish any priority of one standard over the other within that subsection.

No. 6
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE III, SECTION 20
(Initiative)

Ballot Title:
STANDARDS FOR LEGISLATURE TO FOLLOW IN CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING.

Ballot Summary:
Congrssional districts or districting plans may not be drawn to favor or disfavor an incumbent or political party. Districts shall not be drawn to deny racial or language minorities th e equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect representatives of their choice. Districts
must be contiguous. Unless otherwise required, districts must be compact, as equal in population as feasible, and where feasible must make use of existing city, county and geographic boundaries.

Financial impact statement:
The fiscal impact cannot be determined precisely. State government and state courts may incur additional costs if litigation increases beyond the number or complexity of cases which would have occurred in the amendment's absence.






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Full Text:
ARTICLE III
LEGISLATURE
SECTION 20. Standards for establishing ConEressional district boundaries.-
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ical boundaries.
(3) The order in which the standards within sub-sections (1) and (2) of this section are set forth shall not be read to establish any priority of one standard over the other within that subsection.

No. 8
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE IX, SECTION 1
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 31
(Legislative)
Ballot Title:
REVISION OF THE CLASS SIZE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Ballot Summary.
The Florida Constitution currently limits the maximum number of students assigned to each teacher in public sc1. 1 1. .... i ii ;... . i. i .. i. i .. 1 ..ts; for grades 4 through 8, 22 students; and for grades 9 through 12, 25 stu-
dents. Under this amendment, the current limits on the maximum number ofstudents assigned to each teacher ii. i ..I I. I .. .. l ... .. . ..... I i .. ... I ,. lass to each I. I .1. i . ... ... I ..ll. I. I This
amendment also adopts new limits on the maximum number of students assigned to each teacher in an individual I. ... i I I ... I ... .... I. . I l .. I . I 4 11.. .. students; a. ,l l.... ... i- ,.. I ........ i,,, ., spec-
ifies that class size limits do not apply to virtual classes, requires the Legislature to provide sufficient funds to maintain the average number of students required by this amendment, and schedules these revisions to take effect upon approval by the electors of this state and to operate retroac-
tively to the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year.
Full Text
ARTICLE IX
EDUCATION
SECTION 1. Public education.-
(a) The education of children is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. It is, therefore, a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the ed.. C .11 1... ,, i .. 1 1 i ; ; .. 1. .11 ... ie by law for a
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so that:
(1) Within each public school, the average -mam number of students whAi assigned per class to each teacher who is teaching in 1nli- 9@6 mL @69m fmL prekindergarten through grade 3 does not exceed 18 students and the maximum number of students assigned
to each teacher in an individual classroom does not exceed 21 students:
(2) Within each public school, the average mim l number of students whie assigned per class to each teacher who is teaching i- Vnli- 9@6 mi A...m. f1r grades 4 through 8 does not exceed 22 students and the maximum number of students assigned to each
teacher in an individual classroom does not exceed 27 students: and

teacher in an individual classroom does not exceed 30 students. T. ...' ... ...... ... .. .... I .... .... ......... .1
SI 1 I. .. '0 2 The legislature shall provide sufficient funds to maintain the average number '

(b) Every four-year old child in Florida shall be provided by the State a high quality prekindergarten pr g learning opportunity in the form of an early childhood development and edrc-ti.n .--- -hi. -l 1ll -- h;th-- Ih-h t--lt f;-1 .n1 li-- 1-
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(c) The early childhood education and development programs provided by reason o01 i I 11 ...i ..... I.. I I. I I....... 11. ,. I il.... It funds generated in addition to those used for existing education, health, and
development programs. Existing education, health, and development programs are those funded b i,. ." j....... .. .1 I l..I l r adult education, health care, or development.

ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE
SECTION 31. Class size requirements for public schools.- The amendment to Section 1 of Article IX. relating to class size requirements for public schools, and this section shall take effect upon approvalby the electors and shall operate retroactively to the beginning of the 2010-2011


DESIGNING A SIDEWALK ON WEST COWBOY WAY FROM AMANDA
STREET TO WALLEN STREET AND CARLYLE STREET TO SR 29 IN
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
FM #4128104-1-38-01
RFQ. No: 2010-37
OPENING DATE: Friday October 15, 2010 at 2:00 pm
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes-
sional services in connection with design of a sidewalk along West Cowboy
Way from Amanda Street to Wallen Street and Carlyle Street to SR 29 in
Hendry County, Florida. Firms submitting must have expertise in construc-
tion design services for a sidewalk along West Cowboy Way from Amanda
Street to Wallen Street and Carlyle Street to SR 29 in Hendry County and
other requirements that FDOT may impose in the LAP Agreement. Propos-
ers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple firms,
which have joined together to provide the various required disciplinary ser-
vices in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and firms proper-
ly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their
qualfications for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Submissions Re-
quirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County
Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be re-
ceived 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 Avenue, LaBelle Florida by 2:00 p.m., October 15th, 2010, at which time
all responses 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
Henry County Purchasing Office, located at 165 S. Lee Street, 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 emailed
upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or
completeness of documents sent via email.
The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entrety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
The Evaluation Committee will meet on October 19th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at
the Administrative Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle,
FL 33935 to short list the proposals. Presentabons of the short listed firms
will be held on October 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Administrative Confer-
ence Room, 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, FL 33935.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission with respect to any matter considered at this evaluation com-
mittee meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for
such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks Mi-
nority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Crystal I 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
1640 2007 1-26-44-32-AOO-0163-0000 Noralma Linares
The South one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the North-
east one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quar-
ter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County,
Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress and egress and utilities over and
across the 30 feet thereof Also known as Tract 309 in Montura Ranch Es-
tates, 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
366551 CGS 9/23,30;10/7,14/2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
1175 2007 1-14-4-32-AOO-0277-0000 Alice S. Hurlston &
Livingston Hurlston
The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quar-
ter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Secton
14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to
an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof Also known as
Lot No. 2937. 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
366549 CGS 9/23,30;10/7,14/2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
1241 2007 1-15-44-32-AOO-0262-0100 Placido Valle Iznaga &
Emma E. Valle
The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quar-
ter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section
15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. subject to
an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof Also known as
Lot No. 2616 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
366550 CGS 9/23,30;10/7,14/2010


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
1878 2007 1-36-44-32-AOO-0098-0000 Manuel S. Diaz Aguiar &
Rosa Consuelo Diaz Aguiar
The North one-half of the northeast one-quarter of the northeast one-quar-
ter of the Southwest one-quarter of the northwest one-quarter of Section
36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to
an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof and subject to
an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof Also known
as Lot No. 4722 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
366552 CGS 9/23,30;10/7,14,2010


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN SERVICES
TO WIDEN AND RESURFACE CR 78
FROM SLAUGHTERHOUSE CURVE TO NORTH RIVER ROAD
IN HENDRY COUNTY
RFQ. No: 2010-39
OPENING DATE: Friday, October 22, 2010 at 2:00 pm
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes-
sional services in connection with design services to widen and resurface CR
78 from Slaughterhouse Curve to North River Road in Hendry County, Flori-
da. Firms submitting must have expertise in construction design services.
Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple
firms, which have joined together to provide the various required discipli-
nary services in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and firms
properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their
qualifications for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Submissions Re-
quirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County
Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be re-
ceived 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 Avenue, LaBelle Florida by 2:00 p.m., October 22, 2010, at which time
all responses 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 Street, Suite A, La-
Belle, FL (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing ad-
dress) or by calling (863) 675-5220. Instructions and RFQ documents will
be emailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the
accuracy or completeness of documents sent via email.
The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entirety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
The Evaluation Committee will meet on October 27th, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at
the Administrative Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street, Suite A,
LaBelle, FL 33935 to short list the proposals. Presentations of the short
listed firms will be held on October 29, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. at the Administra-
tive Conference Room located at 165 S. Lee Street, Suite A, LaBelle, FL
33935.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission with respect to any matter considered at this evaluation com-
mittee meetings, he/she will need a record ofthe 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.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks
Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
366556 CB/CN 9/23,30;10/7,14/2010


PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
(FRDAP) GRANT FUNDS
Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Monday, Sep-
tember 27, 2010 at 5:30 pm in the Hendry-LaBelle Recreation Board Office
Building, 310 Cowboy Way, LaBelle, FL to discuss the proposed use of Flori-
da Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) grant funds. This
meeting is for the sole purpose of discussing the proposed LaBelle Regional
Sports Complex Phase II project on Forrey Road. Questions can be directed
to the Hendry County Grants & Special Projects Office at 863-675-5264.
This public meeting is being conducted in a handicap accessible location.
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County BOCC
366645 CB/CN 9/23/2010


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ENMIENDAS CONSTITUCIONALES PROPUESTAS
PARAVOTACI6N EL 2 DB NOVIBMBRE DE 2010
AVISO DE BLECCIONES
Yo, Dawn K. Roberts, Secretaria de estado provisional del Estado de Florida, por el present anuncio que el 2 de noviembre de 2010 se Uevaran a cabo elecciones en todos los condados de Florida para ratificar o rechazar la modificaci6n propuesta a la constituci6n del Estado de Florida.
N.1
ENMIENDA CONSTITUTIONAL
CAPITULO VI, ARTICULO 7
(Legis 4)
Titlo de a papeletx
REVOCACION DEL REQUERIMIENTO DE FINANCIAMIENTO PUBLIC DE CAMPANAS.

Resumen de la papeleta
Se propone revocar la disposici6n de la Constituci6n del Estado que require el financiamiento public de las campanias de los candidates a cargo estatales electivos que acepten los lmnites a los gastos de campafia.
Tento complete:
CAPITULO VI
SUFRAGIO Y ELECCIONES
-t-TI't'L0TL 7. Li-rL-e dL ,_u Eel 5ail-lai A-Li 1 d l dL m cd r di dd:u d Ui Li c d e. l Vliau-dil9 .



ENMIENDA CONSTITUTIONAL
CAPfTULO VII, ARTICULO 3
CAPITULO XII, ARTICULO 31
(Legihtin)
Titmlo de la papeleta:
CREDIT EN LOS IMPUESTOS AD VALOREM SOBRE BIENES DE FAMILIAR PARA PERSONAL MILITARY DESPLECGADO.

Resumen de la papeleta
Se propone reformer la Constituci6n del Estado de modo de requerir a la Legislatura que ofrezca por ley una exenci6n adicional al ipuesto sobre los bienes de familiar para los integrantes de las fuerzas militares o las reserves militares de los Estados Unidos, de la Guardia Costera de los
Estados Unidos o sus reserves o de la Guardia Nacional de Florida que reciban una exenci6n por bien de familiar y que hayan sido desplegados para prestar servicio active durante el anio anterior fuera de la region continental de los Estados Unidos, Alaska o Hawai en apoyo de operaciones
militares segtin design la Legislatura. El monto de la exenci6n se basara en la cantidad de dias durante los que dicha persona haya sido desplegada para prestar servicio active durante el afio calendario anterior fuera de la region continental de los Estados Unidos, Alaska o Hawai en apoyo
de operaciones militares seglin design la Legislatura. Se prev6 que la reform entrara en vigencia el 1. de enero de 2011.
Texto complete:
CAPITULO VII
FINANZAS E IMPUESTOS
ARTICULO 3. Impuestos; exenciones.--
S" 1 1 i todo inmueble de propiedad de una municipalidad utilizado exclusivamente por esta con fines municipals o piblicos. La ley general podra requerir a today municipalidad que posea propiedades fuera de su territorio que efectie pagos a la unidad fiscal
II i 1 1 I l possible que la ley general exima del pago de impuestos las parties de dichas propiedades utilizadas predominanteme: I , I I
(b)Seeximirandcli 4 i -F 1- 1 1"- 4 11- I i 1 1 -alorfijadoporleygeneral, que no sea inferior I I I I I .asi comolospertenecientes a todoviudo/viudaopersona
no vidente o con I i i, I I I i, I I I I, los quinientos d6lares.
(c) A los fines de detemrnaci6n de los impuestos respectivos y de contormidad con las disposiciones de este inciso y la ley general, cualquier condado o municipalidad podra ofrecer exenciones a los impuestos ad valorem por motives de desarrollo comunitario y econmico a nuevas empre-
sas y ampliaciones de empresas existentes, seglin las definiciones de la ley general. Tal exenci6n podra otorgarse exclusivamente por ordenanza del condado o la municipalidad y solamente una vez que los electores del condado o la municipalidad cuya votacin decide tal cuestin por ref-
erendo autoricen al condado o la municipalidad a implementar tales ordenanzas. Seran aplicables exenciones otorgadas de talmanera a las propiedades construidas por o destinadas also por part de nuevas compafias ya las mejoras a propiedades en relaci6n con la expansion de una empre-
sa existente. Asinismo, tales exenciones seran aplicables a los bienes personales tangibles de I I I I I I I I con la expansion de una empresa existente. Los months o lnnites almonto de tal exenci6n se especificaran en la
-. 1 lp- ---t 1 -- p- -t ----- :ha exencion a una nueva empresa i i i I i I I I I I i I ,ar tales exenciones caducara a los diez aios de la fecha de aprobaci6n por part de los electores del condado o la
: I I establezca la ley general.
,'I I I 1 vos y de conformidad con las disposiciones de este inciso y la ley general, cualquier condado o municipalidad podra ofrecer exenciones a los i-puestos ad valorem por motives de conservaci6n hist6rica a los propietarios de inmue-
bles hist6ricos. Tal exenci6n podra concederse exclusivamente por ordenanza del condado o la municipalidad. Los months o lomites al monto de tal exenci6n y los requisites para considerar que una propiedad es admisible deberan especificarse en la ley general. El period durante el que
-- 11- A- 1---1 -- eral.
I I I I I II I I de los impuestos ad valorem veinticinco mil d6lares del valor determinado de la propiedad sujeta a impuestos sobre los bienes personales tangibles.
(f) Se otorgaran exenciones al inpuesto ad valorem sobre las propiedades destinadas a perpetuidad a fines de preservaci6n, incluidas las propiedades sobre las que pesen gravimenes de servidumbre por preservaci6n a perpemidad u otras medidas de protecci6n con fines de preservaci6n a





CAPITULO XII
CRONOGRAMA


militares designadas por la legislature. Este articulo entrara en vigencia el 1. de enero de 2011.
N. 4
ENMIENDA CONSTITUTIONAL
CAPITULO II, ARTICULO 7
(Iniciativa)

Tftlo de la papeleta:
REFERENDUMS REQUERIDOS PARA LA IMPLEMENTATION Y REFORM DE PLANES INTEGRALES DE USO DE TIERRAS DE LOS GOBIERNOS LOCALES.

Roasmon de la papletx
i j I i I I t Tas o reformar el existente, el plan o la reform propuestos deberan someterse a votaci6n del electorado del gobiemo local por referendum tras su preparaci6n por part de la agencia local de


Declaraci de impact econ6mico:
No es possible estimar con precision el impact de la reform sobre los gastos del gobiemo local. Los gobiemos locales incuririrn en costs adicionales debido al requerimiento de realizaci6n de referendums para la implementaci6n o reform de planes integrales. El monto de dichos cos-
tos depend de la frecuencia, el moment y el m6todo de referendum, e incluye los costs de la preparaci6n del referendum, la administraci6n de las elecciones y los gastos asociados. El impact sobre el gasto del gobiemo estatal sera minimo.

CAPITULO II
CLAUSULAS GENERALS










No.5
ENMIENDA CONSTITUTIONAL
CAPfTULO III, ARTICULO 21
(Iniciatfi)

Titlo de la papeleta:
NORMAS QUE LA LEGISLATURE DEBERA RESPETAR PARA LA REDISTRIBUCION LEGISLATIVE.

Resume de la papeleta:
No po ----1 ----- 1 -1- ---- 1--- - -- --1- 1 1 --- un partido politico o un titular. No podran establecerse distritos para near a minorias raciales o idiomaticas la igualdad de oportunidades de participar en el process politico y de
elegir I I , I I I itrario, los distritos deben ser compacts, tener la mayor semejanza possible en cuanto a poblaci6n y, de ser possible, tener en cuenta los limits existentes de ciudades, condados y
geograficos.

Declaraci6n de impact coan6mico:
No es possible determinar con precision el i pacto fiscal. Es possible que el gobiermno y los tribunales estatales incurran en costs adicionales en caso de un aumento de los litigios que exceda la cantidad o la complejidad de los casos que hubieran tenido lugar de no existir la reform.

CAPITULO III
LEGISLATURE
ARTICULO 21. Normas para la demarcaci6n de limites de los distritos legislativos.--
Al demarcar los limits de los distritos legislativos:






ENMIENDA CONSTITUTIONAL
CAPfTULO III, ARTICULO 20
(Iniciatia)

Titulo de la papeleta:
NORMAS QUE LA LEGISLATURE DEBERA RESPETAR PARA LA REDISTRIBUCION DE DISTRITOS ELECTORALES.






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Resumcn de la papeleta:
No podran establecerse distritos electorales ni planes de redistribuci6n electoral para favorecer ni perjudicar un partido politico o un titular. No podran establecerse distritos para near a minorfi . ;1 1; ..... ;; 1. ; .. 1. 1 1 1 .....; 1. 1 i ..; ;i .. .. 1 process politico y de
elegir a los representantes de su preferencia. Los distritos deben ser contiguos. Excepto si se requiriera lo contrario, los distritos deben ser compactos, tener la mayor semejanza possible en cuanto a poblaci6n I i .. .... i i.. i ... .. I, I y geograficos.
Declaracin de impact econ6mico:
No es possible detenminar con precision el impact fiscal. Es possible que el gobierno y los tribunales estatales incurran en costs adicionales en caso de un aumento de los litigios que exceda la cantidad o la complejidad de los casos que hubieran tenido lugar de no existir la reform.
THxto complete:
ARTfCULO III
LEGISLATURE


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ENMIENDA CONSTITUTIONAL
CAPITULO IX, ARTICULO 1
CAPITULO XII, ARTfCULO 31
(Legishtin)

Titulo de la papeleta:
MODIFICACION DE LOS REQUISITOS SOBRE TAMANO DE LOS CURSOS PARAESCUELAS PUJBLICAS.
Resumcn de la papeleta:
Actualmente, la Consti .. .. i i ..i. ..... ... ,i i. i ....... .. . .. .. . i .. ,,i licas1 -. -- .ni- -;1 -;t--.,--- ,, i I-----.-I~ --l iunderhasta 3o grado, 18 alumnos; desde grades 40 a 8,, 22 alumnos; --
9 a 120, 25alumnos. C ...... I .1. '1,1 I I .. ... I I . .... Cdee i..1. .. ........ c ... .'1, .. I .......... I .i.1 .. por 1. 1 ..... u
anos en cada escuelapt. . I . .... i ....i .. .... .. ... ,1.. ... . .. .. ., .1 ,,. por aula individual, a saber: desde pre-kinder . . .1.....n I 4 os; I 0 alumnos. Esta
refornnma especifica que los limites al tamanio del curso no se aplican a las cl .... .1 I. I I... que summistre los tondos suficientes para mantener la cantidad de estudiantes requerida por esta reforna y establece que las modificaciones entren en vigencia tras la aprobaci6n
de los electores del estado y tengan un efecto retroactive al inicio del afno e I


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CAPfTULO IX
EDI JCACION


ARTfCULO 1. Educaci6n pdblica.--
(a) La educaci6n de los nim5os es un valor fundamental del pueblo del Estado de Florida. Por lo tanto, es deber primordial del estado establecer las disposiciones adecuadas para la educaci6n de todos los nim5os residents dentro de sus limnites. La legislaci6n contender las dis-
posiciones adecuadas para la creaci6n de un sistema unifornne, eficiente, sin riesgos, seguro y de alta calidad de escuelas publicas gratuitas que pennitan que los estudiantes reciban educaci6n de alta calidad y tendientes a la creaci6n, el mantenimiento y el funcionamiento de instituciones
de enseianza superior y otros programs educativos que las necesidades del pueblo requieran. Para asegurar que los nimos asistentes a las escuelas publicas reciban educaci6n de alta calidad, la legislature establecera las disposiciones adecuadas para asegurar que al comienzo del afno escolar
'i, '*-*- i I de cada ano escolar subsipuiente. haya cantidad suficiente de aulas de manera de que:
i Dentro de cada escuela public. la cantidad promedio n de alumnos Iquw n asignados por curso a cada docente al frente de -1 1i d -4 p14o -4-6 salas de pre-kinder hasta 3o grado no super los 18 alumnos v que la cantidad maxima de alumnos asig-
I I ,1 I I A ..
I ... i i... I I ... ... .... o miim de alumnos qu- in asignados por curso a cada docente al frente de grades na d 1 i 4 hasta 8 no super los 22 alumnos v que la cantidad maxima de alumnos asimnados a cada
1 .. I.1...... ....
,, I, .. ..--. ............... . .. ... ,.. .. .. ,. 12o no super los 25 alumnosv aue la cantidadmxima a de alumnos asimiados a cada
1 1 J ;.. ;1.. .1 . .. t ..........1 "." 1 . .1 1 1, ........ . .. ..7 .. 1 s asociados con el cum lim into de '
-- i I I i I I I ... .1 1. ... i ..i. .1 ... .. ....... .. i de la cantidad promedio de alumnos exgida por d

(b) El Estado ofrecer a todos los nios e uatro os de Floridla oportunidad de recibir enseanza de alta calidad a nivel re-kinder i a trav6s de un program de desarrollo y educaci6n para la primer niiez que ser voluntario, de alta calidad, gratuito y provisto
de acuerdo con estandares aceptados profesionalmhnente. Por program de desarrollo y educaci6n de la primera nifiez se entiende un program organizado disenado para enfocarse en y mejorar la capacidad de cada nitno para lograr progress adecuados a su edad en un rango adecuado de
entornos en cuanto al desarrollo del lenguaje y las capacidades cognitiva, emotional, social, reguladora y moral a trav6s de la formaci6n en aptitudes basicas y demas aptitul 1. 1..... 1 ...... ...
(c) Los programs de educaci6n y desarrollo de la primer nifiez estipulados por el inciso o~ eia (b) se implementaran a mas tardar al comienzo del ano e i.. ..-: ... .. . I .1 .., i 1 1; 1 .1 ...... existentes de educaci6n, saludy desar-
rollo. Por programs existentes de educaci6n, salud y desarrollo se entiende aquellos financiados por el Estado al 1 de enero de 2002, que contengan disposiciones sobre ec.. .... .... ..
CAPfTULO XII
CRONOGRAMA


NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE FLORIDA COSMETOLOGY BOARD
IN RE: The practice of cosmetology
Shandalam Henderson
6111 Enterprise Dr Apt. #1203
Pensacola, FL 32505
CASE NO.: 2010009502
LICENSE NO.: CE 145955
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has filed an Ad
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be obtained by
contacting, Jamie Duran, Service of Process Unit, Department of Business
and Professional Regulation, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL
32399-2206, (850) 488-0062.
If no contact has been made by you concerning the above by OCTOBER 14,
2010 the matter of the Administrative Complaint will be presented at a
hearing pursuant to 120.57(2), F.S. before the Florida Cosmetology Board.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the
individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days pnor to the
proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone: (850) 257-6097;
1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service.
365696 CN 9/16/23,30;10/7/10


Notice of Meeting
of the Rural Area Plan Ad-Hoc Committee
The Committee will conduct four (4) separate special meetings. The dates
and tmes for the meetings are as follows:
Tuesday, September 14, 2010, beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010, beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010, beginning at 3:00 p.m.
The meetings will be held at the Emergency Medical Services Training
Room, 1050 Forestry Division Road, LaBelle, FL 33935 to discuss the find-
ings of the Florida Department of Community Affairs, and proposed changes
to the Rural and Agnricultural Lands Plan. The public is invited to attend.
If a erson decides to apeal any decision made by the board, agency or
commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hear-
ng he or she will need a record of lthe roceedmings, and that, for such ur
pose, 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
Questons should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Department at
863-675-5240, or email vcautero(hendryfla.net
363292 CB/CGS 8/19, 9/9,16,23/2010


NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
IN RE: The practice of farm labor contracting
Alejandro Cruz
4265 Turkey Run Lane
Labelle, FL 33935
CASE NO.: 2007009926
LICENSE NO.: SIC 2120
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be obtained by
contacting, Jamie Duran, Service of Process Unit, Department of Business
and Professional Regulation, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL
32399-2206, (850) 488-0062.
If you do not respond by September 2, 2010, you will be waiving your right
to contest the action and a final order will be entered imposing the penalty
described in the Administrative Complaint. The authority for this action may
be found in Rule 28-106.111 of the Florida Administratve Code.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the
individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days prior to the
proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone: (850) 257-6097;
1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service.
364632 CGS 9/2,9,16,23/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC holder of the following
certificate 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
2606 2007 2-18-43-29-030-0000-1930 Elizabeth G. Mack & Dana Brown
Lots 193 thru 204, Block 9, EVELYN TERRACE, according to the plat thereof,
recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 46, 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of OCTOBER, which is
the 28th day of OCTOBER, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FORTH TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO. 262010CA00344CAXXXX
IBERIABANK, a Louisiana banking corporation, as successor in interest to
Orion Bank
Plaintiff,
v.
North River Ranch Investments, LLC and OB River Ranch, LLC
Defendants
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Fore-
closure dated 9/2,2010, entered in Case No. 262010CA00344CAXXXX, ol
the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County,
Florida wherein IBERIABANK is the Plaintiff and North River Ranch Invest
ments, LLC and OB River Ranch, LLC are Defendants, I will sell to the high
est and best bidder for cash in the Second Floor Lobby, La Belle Courthouse
Complex, located at 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, State Road 80 corner
State Road 29, in LaBelle, Florida 33975-1760, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednes
day, the 6th day of October, 2010, the following described property, as set
forth in said Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to-wit:
Parcel 1:
The West One Half (W1/2) of the Northeast One-Quarter (NE 1/4) and the
Northwest One-Quarter (NW 1/4) and the West One-Half (W 1/2) of the
Southwest One-Quarter (SW 1/4) all lying in Section 17, Township 43
South, Range 28 East, all lying in Hendry County, Florida LESS The East 850
feet of the West One-Half (W 1/2) of the Southwest One Quarter (SW
and LESS road right-of-way for SR 78, in said Secton 17, Township 4
South, Range 28 East.
Parcel 2:
A parcel of land lying and being in Section 17, Township 43 South, Range
28 East, Hendry County, Florida, said Parcel being more particularly de
scribed as follows:
Commencing at the Southwest corner of the East One-Half (E 1/2) of the
Southwest One-Quarter (SW 1/4) of said Section 17; thence N 010 01' 17'
E, along the West line of said fraction, 1532.71 feet to the Point of Begin
ning of the lands herein described; thence continue N 010 01' 17" E along
said West line, 1131.60 feet to the Northwest corner of said East One-Hall
(E 1/2) of the Southwest One Quarter (SW 1/4); thence S 880 55' 55" E
along the North line of the South One-Half (S1/2) of said Secbon 17,
2658.67 feet to the Northeast corner of the West One-Half (W 1/2) of the
Southeast One-Quarter (SE1/4) of said Secton 17; thence S 000 55 57" W,
along the East line of said West One-Half (W 1/2) of the Southeast One-
Quarter (SE 1/4) 2330.90 feet to the Northeast corner of the South One
Half (S1/2) of the South One Half (S1/2) of the Southwest One-Quarter (SW
1/4) of the Southeast One-Quarter (SE 1/4) of said Section 17; thence N
880 56' 19" W, along the North line of said fraction 1330.73 feet to the
Northwest corner of said fraction; thence S 010 02' 01" W along the Wesi
line of said fracbon 283.01 feet to the North right-of-way line of County
Road Number 78; thence N 880 56' 35" W, along said right-of-way line
332.88 feet to an intersection with the East line of the Southwest One
Quarter (SW 1/4) of the Southeast One-Quarter (SE 1/4) of the Southeast
One-Quarter (SE1/4) of the Southwest One-Quarter (SE 1/4) of said Section
17; thence N 01002 00" E, along said East line, 283.01 feet to the Northeast
corner of said fraction; thence N 30041'01' E, 296.79 feet; thence N
01002'15" E parallel to the East line of the Southwest One-Quarter (SW 1/4'
of said Section 17, 953.20 feet; thence N 890 31' 04" W, 1145.85 feet to
the West line of the East One-Half ( E1/2) of the Southwest One-Quarte
(SW 1/4) of said Secton 17 and the Point of Beginning.
DATED this rd day of September, 2010
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk, Circuit Court
By: /s/ J. Bevies
Deputy Clerk
Merrick L. Gross, Esquire
Denise M. Rosenthal, Esquire
Carlton Fields, PA.
4000 International Place
100 S.E Second Street
Suite 4200
Miami, Florida 33131-2114
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person
with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator whose address is Lee
County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and
whose telephone number is (239)533-1700, within two working days ol
your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, cal
1-800-955-8771(V), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven days
prior to the proceeding.
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 60 DAYS AFTER SALE.
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The deputy called for back up, but the child
continued refusing to speak with them.
Deputies learned that she had stayed home
from school that day because she was sick, but
when school let out and she saw the other chil-
dren in the neighborhood, she wanted to go out-
side to play.
Her mother said she couldn't, and told depu-
ties that that's when the little girl became en-


raged.
Deputies insisted that the girl talk, and when
Deputy Beckford blocked her path, the girl report-
edly drew her "right arm back with a closed fist
and attempted to strike" Deputy Beckford, Deputy
Bolt wrote.
When deputies told her mother that her ac-
tions could land her in jail, the mother told them
that her child "needed to be arrested" for her ac-
tions.
The girl was placed under arrest and charged
with assault against a law enforcement officer.
She was transported to the Hendry County Jail.


Submitted Photo

Bass Anglers Club
Clewiston Bass Anglers, the oldest and largest bass club on Lake Okeecho-
bee, held their monthly tournament on Sept. 12 in Clewiston. Winners (right
to left) Tim Loftis had First Place and Big Bass, Walt Reynolds placed 2nd,
and Kathy Broughton finished third. Next month's tournament will be held in
Lake Placid on Oct. 3.




Clewiston

SPORTS NETWORK


Volleyball Team Moving in Right Direction


A rapidly improving Clewiston High
School volleyball team has been a big en-
couragement to new head coach Kim Alte-
meyer this season -- almost as encouraging
as the team's attitude.
"I am very excited about the potential of
this group," said Altemeyer, who commutes
five days a week from Ft. Myers to coach
the girls. "The future is very bright, we have
great kids, their work ethic is great and they
work together.
"When I came onboard, it was about
three weeks after we would normally have
started practicing. At the beginning, the girls
could not run the intensive drills. Now, their
skill levels are increasingly dramatically, and
while we're not winning a lot of matches
yet, we are much more competitive than we
were earlier in the season."
The three seniors leading the way are
Veronica Holligan, who has demonstrated
some "amazing stuff blocks," Sarah Howell,
who made the LaBelle All-Tournament team
two weeks ago, and back row player Laura
Romero, whose passing has enabled setters


to set and hitters to hit.
Others on the squad are juniors Chelsea
Barrineau, Erica Hegley, Mary Gamble, Mor-
gan Jones, Donchet Ross, Esmerelda Rodri-
guez and Jessica Schultz, as well as sopho-
mores Sydney Duckstein, Brooke Flynn and
Mandi Perry.
"If I'm concerned about anything, it's that
we do not have any freshmen on the team,"
Altemeyer said. "This is a building process,
and we need underclassmen to build."
Altemeyer previously coached volleyball
at Evangelical High School in Ft. Myers.
Tom Baxter, the head coach there, brought
his clinics to Clewiston, which helped lay a
foundation for the Clewiston High School
program.
"Not only have I been impressed with
the girls I'm coaching, but also with the en-
tire school," Altemeyer said. "Everyone has
been so kind and helpful to me, including
the administration, teachers, coaches and
the janitorial staff. They've really made my
transition wonderful."


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