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The Clewiston News
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011 VOL. 85 - NUMBER 101 - 504
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PAGE 19. PAGE 12.


Clewiston


Watches


Glades


Water


Issues

With Belle Glade's
water plant failing,
will Clewiston
experience the same
issues?

BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
jzaragoza@newszap.com
While the cities of Belle Glade,
South Bay and Pahokee struggle
with a three year-old water system
that is already requiring millions in
repairs, the city of Clewiston follows
the situation closely.
Kevin McCarthy, the city's utilities
director, started receiving calls from
the engineers who worked on the
project last year asking: was neigh
boring Clewiston experiencing the
same issues as the cities east of the
lake?
The answer was no.
McCarthy breathes a sigh of relief
considering that at one point Clewis
ton was involved in discussions to
connect to the Belle Glade plant and
discusses why sinking millions into

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Despite Recent Rains, Drought Affecting Sugar Crop


Effects of drought
may even be felt next
year

BY JUAN LOPEZ
jlopez@newszap.com
With U.S. Sugar already being hit
with losses to last year's harvest due to
the freezes, they brace for the damages
the current drought will bring. Recent
weeks have seen a drenching of sorts,
however, and the rainy season ap
pears to have finally come to the area
through several heavy downpours.
But it may still be too late for this
year's sugar crop.


In what should be the "grand
growth season" of June, July and
August, the drought has essentially
stunted the growth of the newly plant
ed cane. Other areas have seen the
growth completely come to a stop.
Judy Sanchez, U.S. Sugar's director
of corporate communications, com
mented on the dry conditions and
what losses could be incurred.
"This year is nearly comparable
to the drought of 2007 and it may get
worse," she said. "We are preparing
for losses of anywhere from 8 to 12
percent."
She continued saying that those
percentages would be close to 600,000
tons of sugar cane which converts to a
loss of 60,000 tons of sugar.


Could these potential losses mean
less workers for the 2011 harvest?
Sanchez replied, "The amount of
workers needed to for the next har
vest will not change," Sanchez said.
"Whether it is freeze or drought dam
age, the same amount of cane needs
to be harvested. What will be affected
is the amount of sugar we get. That
will affect our bottom line."
While the recent heavy rains have
been helping, far more will be needed
to keep the losses as low as possible.
What is possible is that the drought
conditions could impact next year's
crop as the lake waters may not have
enough time to replenish in time for
next year's planting and growth sea
son.


The summer months are what
sugar cane growers call the "grand
growth season." This season coincides
with the yearly rainy season. During
this time period, if the amount of rain
is constant, sugar cane grow as fast as
one inch per day.
Unfortunately, neither rainwater
nor water from the irrigation canals
are enough.
The Water District has been doing
everything possible to help farmers
and growers have the water necessary
for their crops. They have installed
pumps to help with irrigation but they
cannot match the output that the lake

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Cougar Cheer Sign Ups
* Cheer Sign ups for the Clewiston Cougars
will be held Today, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
in the Cougar locker rooms.
* Cougar football sign ups will be held every
Saturday in July from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more
information please call Ashley Smith at 863-254
7115.

Health System Performance

Assessment Results
The Local Public Health System Performance
Assessment Results will be presented Today, June
30, at 10 a.m. at the Clewiston Department of
Health.

Democrats to Meet
Hendry County Democrats will meet at 6:30
p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at the Happy Chef
Diner, 108 East Sugarland Circle, next to the
Clewiston Theatre in downtown Clewiston. The
meeting is open to the public, and Democrats reg
istered to vote in Hendry County may participate
in the discussion.
Registered Democrats interested in becoming
a member of the Hendry County Democratic Ex
ecutive Committee are asked to bring their Flori
da Voter Information Card showing their precinct
and polling place.
Hendry County Democrats will distribute post
cards for requesting Vote By Mail status through
the 2012 General Election at the meeting.

Vacation Bible School
*First United Methodist Church of Clewiston
invites all Pre-K to 5th graders to join us at Sonsurf
Beach Blast Vacation Bible School starting Mon
day, June 27 through Friday, July 1 from 5:30 to
8 p.m.
A light supper will be served starting at 5:30
p.m., followed by fun songs, skits, crafts, and
games. At Sonsurf Beach Bash, your kids will
have fun in the Son! We look forward to sharing
this exciting event with the children and families
in our community. For more information, call
983-5269.

Pre-Fireworks Gathering
The Clewiston community is invited to come
join the pre-firework festivities held around the
baseball pavilion area behind the John Boy Audi
torium on Monday, July 4, starting around 6 p.m.
There will be all kind of fun activities including
basketball, shuffle board, horse shoes, and more.
We will also have a giant slide for the kids, and


the Clewiston Police Explorers will be handing
out free snow cones.
Groups, individuals, and families are invited to
set up tables to share in this gathering and fun
time! For more information, call 863-983 1474.

Booker T. Washington

School Reunion
B.T.W School is pleased to announce their
third All Classes reunion on July 15-17, 2011.
Please save the date on your calendars and make
plans to attend. It's time to meet again and enjoy,
reminisce and renew old friendships.
If anyone is interested in serving on the Re
union Committee, please contact Nada Miles
Harrison at 863-425-5728. More details will be an
nounced as the event draws near.

Report Cards
Clewiston Middle School has report cards
ready in the front office. The times to come pick
them up are from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to
3 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Farm Service Agency
The Hendry/Glades Farm Service Agency of
fice has closed its office at 622 W Sugarland
Hwy., Clewiston. The staff is temporarily operate
ing out of the Okeechobee Farm Service Agency
Office, 450 Hwy 98 N, Okeechobee.
Please contact the staff at 863-763-3345 ext.503
until further notice.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meetings
There will be Alcoholics Anonymous Meet
ings starting back up at the St. Martins Episcopal
Church (207 North WC. Owen) on Monday and
Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.
For more information, call 239-275-5111.

Bass Club
If you're a guy or gal who likes to fish, help the
community and help promote youth in fishing,
they would love to have you 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 camarade
rie.
They 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.


COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION


Miss Montana Kaylean Powell, age ten, has
been chosen as a State Finalist in the National
American Miss Florida Pageant to be held July
22 and 23 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
in Orlando. The pageant is held for girls seven
through nine (age as of Jan. 1, 2011).
The winner of the pageant will receive
$1,000 cash reward, the official crown and ban
ner, a bouquet of roses, and air transportation to
compete in the national pageant at Disneyland
in California. Pageants are held for girls ages four
to eighteen, in five age groups.
The National American Miss pageants dedi
cated to celebrating America's greatness and
encouraging its future leaders. Each year the
pageant awards thousands in scholarships and
prizes to recognize and assist in the develop
ment of young women nationwide. All activities
are age-appropriate and family-oriented.
Families interested in learning more about
this unique and . iii-1 I i...iiL ,_ . ...ii, ogrammay
visit www.namiss.com. The National American
Miss pageants are for "Today's Girl" and "To
morrow's Leaders." The program is based on
inner beauty, as well as poise and presentation,
and offers an "All-American spirit of fun for
family and friends." Emphasis is placed on the
importance of gaining self confidence, learning
new skills, learning good attitudes about com
petition, and setting achieving personal goals.
The pageant seeks to recognize the accomplish
ments of each girl while encouraging her to set
goals for the future.
Miss Powell's activities include captain of the
Clewiston Sugar Dolls, she is also a member of
the Hendry County 4H Sewing Club, as well as
the 4H pig club Pigs Inc.. She also enjoys play
ing softball for the city of Clewiston, swimming,


SUBMITTED PHOTO
Pictured is Montana Kaylean Powell.

dancing and caring for animals. She believes in
teaching and helping others learn what skills she
has learned this far in life.
Miss Powell's sponsors include Roth Farms
of Belle Glade, the Clewiston Sugar Dolls, mom
and dad, family. Montana would like to send a
special thank you to all of her sponsors as well
as her family and friends who have helped her
get here.


Critter Care Animal Clinic


On June 9, the doors opened at Clewiston
Critter Care Animal Clinic located at 901 W Ven
tura Ave in Clewiston. The clinic is a no-kill pet
adoption center operating as a non-profit.
Some who have seen the transformation on
the outside of the building have said that the
'building has new life' and they are 'so happy to
see an animal clinic open back up here.'
Last Friday and Saturday, the clinic held a fund
raising yard sale. They had pets available as well,
and all who attended had a great time helping the
animals.


Many services are offered to the public, in
cluding low cost spay neuter surgery, low-cost
vaccination and wellness clinics, pet boarding,
microchip implanting, professional grooming,
nail trimming, etc. Volunteer and community ser
vice opportunities available.
Donations of pet food, cat litter, bleach, dawn,
bath towels, wire crates/cages, pet toys and
treats, saleable items and gift cards are accepted.
All donations help keep operating costs down so
the clinic can help more animals.


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with a high near 89. West
wind 5 to 10 mph becoming
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Edward Lewis (E.L.) Pope IV 21
PAHOKEE -Edward Lewis (E.L.) Pope IV,
21, died in a tragic car accident on June 25,
2011, outside of Lake City.
He was born on May 17, 1990, in Pahokee,
and is the son of Ed-
ward Lewis Pope III
and Angela K. Pope
of Pahokee.
In addition to his
parents, he is sur-
vived by his three
sisters, Emily Grace,
19, Laurie Ellen
(Elle), 16, and Olivia
Lane, 13; and his be-
loved labradors,
Bocephus and Elle-
pup. He
was pre-deceased by his older sister,
Katherine "Katie" Laurel Pope, who died at six
months of age in 1987. Grandparents are Barba-
ra Mathis Pope and the late Edward Lewis Pope,
Jr. of Pahokee and Earnest Hoyt and Geneva
West Boring of Hiwassee Dam, N.C. Other fami-
ly members include the late Norman Pope,
Sherman Pope, Walter Pope (Dee Dee), Claire
Pope Collier (Darrel), Charles (Sue) Boring, Er-
nest (Teresa) Boring, and Sharon Boring West-
moreland (Ronald), as well as 38 cousins.
E.L. worked on the family farm every summer
starting at the early age of 12. He graduated
from Pahokee Senior High School in 2008. He
was a member of the International Baccalaure-
ate program. Throughout high school, he
played drums in the Blue Devil's Marching Band
and served as section leader. E.L. earned his As-
sociates Degree at Santa Fe State College in
Gainesville, and had planned to transfer to the
University of Florida to major in Agriculture in
the fall. Upon graduation he planned to return
home to join the family's farming business.
E.L. was an avid outdoorsman with a love for
hunting, fishing, and spending quality time with
family and friends. He was a member of the
First United Methodist Church of Pahokee and
active in its Youth Group. His parting wish is,
"As I leave this world, I ask my family and
friends to enjoy every day of their lives; to not
waste time; and to live life to its fullest. I leave
many great memories and love for my family
and friends."
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 30,
2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First United Metho-
dist Church in Pahokee. Funeral services will be
held Friday, July 1, 2011, at 10 a.m. at the First
United Methodist Church in Pahokee followed
by a graveside service at Port Mayaca Cemetery.
Glades Funeral Chapel is handling the arrange-
ments. The family requests remembrances be
made in the form of flowers or a memorial to
First United Methodist Church of Pahokee (the
E.L. Pope IV Youth Fund), 491 E. Main St., Paho-
kee, FL 33476 (561) 924-7241.


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Harry Edmund Raboldt, 82
MOORE HAVEN -Harry Edmund Raboldt,
age 82, of Moore Haven died Monday, June 20,
2011, in Department Of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center of West Palm Beach.
Harry was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Racine, Wis.
He is the son of the late Edmund and Ella (Fran-
kie) Raboldt. He married Florence Haswell in
Plattsmouth, Neb., on Jan. 5, 1947; she survives.
He served in the United States Air Force sta-
tioned at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha as a
Crew Chief for a B-52 Bomber. He was em-
ployed as an Inventory Clerk for a Massey Fergu-
son Tractor Company before retiring in 1992.
He and his wife were members of Faith Luther-
an Church in Clewiston where Harry was a trus-
tee for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Florence(Haswell)
Raboldt; one daughter, Cynthia Knapp-Finley of
Racine, Wis.; and one son, Scott Raboldt of
Kansasville, Wis.; and grandsons, Aaron, Nicho-
las, Eric and Rand.
The memorial service was held 2 p.m. on Sat-
urday, June 25 in Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 438
E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston, with Rev. Alan
Koch officiating. Visitation was held one hour
before services in the funeral home.



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UF study finds benefit for
bird

BY ROBERT WELLS
Univ. of Florida
An endangered Florida bird may have some
unexpected help in its struggle for survival, ac
cording to a new University of Florida study.
UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
researchers found that rat snakes, once thought
to threaten the endangered, red-cockaded wood
pecker, actually benefit the birds. The study is
published in the current issue of the . ,hii ..
journal The Condor.
The findings could help landowners, conser
vationists and those enrolled in programs such
as Safe Harbor, which allows those with endan
gered species on their land to harvest timber if
they agree to help promote the species' recovery.
Forestry and forest products contributed more
than $4.4 billion to Florida's economy in 2008.
Red-cockaded woodpeckers are small, black
and-white birds, about 8.5 inches long, that live
in longleaf pine forests and are named for the red
spot on the male bird's head.
Katie Sieving, a wildlife ecology and conser
vation professor, and co-author John Kappes, a
former doctoral student in the department, found
that rat snakes help the birds by eating species
that commonly steal red-cockaded woodpecker
nest cavities.
Red-cockaded woodpeckers nest in cavi
ties they create in living pine trees and naturally
protect themselves from rat snakes by pecking
around the cavity and causing sap to flow.
"Any snake that climbs the tree gets sap stuck
under its scales and, more often than not, will fall
out of the tree before being able to eat the red
cockaded woodpeckers," Sieving said.
Since i, l.r. - . such as red-bellied wood
peckers, don't maintain the sap flow, they are eas
ily disposed of by rat snakes, and red-cockaded
woodpeckers can return to their nests.
"It is counterintuitive that a principal predator
of a particular species can also indirectly benefit
that species," Kappes said. "But if it eats its en
emies at higher rates than it eats the particular
focal species, then it can. This pattern has been
seen repeatedly in ecological communities, and
now we have found evidence of such complex
interactions in the red-cockaded woodpecker
cavity system."
The study was conducted at two Florida sites


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Red-cockaded woodpeckers

-Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Clay
County and Goethe State Forest in Levy County,
with $210,000 in funding provided by the Florida
Department of Military Affairs, Camp Blanding
Training Site, and $40,000 in funding from the
U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Di
vision. Tree cavities were monitored regularly for
signs of nesting and predation.
Despite steadily increasing red-cockaded
woodpecker numbers, there are still fewer than
4,000 of the birds in Florida. At one time the spe
cies numbered in the millions across the U.S., but
significant habitat reduction caused their decline.
Preserving red-cockaded woodpeckers is im
portant because their preservation also requires
protecting their surroundings, Kappes said.
"It has some pretty demanding requirements
for relatively old forests and relatively extensive
amounts of it to maintain a population," Kappes
said. "If we maintain red-cockaded woodpecker
populations that are viable, then we are going to
be maintaining chunks of this ecosystem that are
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RELIGION COLUMNS


Divine Revelations From

Those Who Come Recently
From God
BY REV SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+
Saint Martin's Church
One night while eating at a local restaurant,
a toddler in a booth nearby told his parents "I
wanna box!" He said it several times, apparently
watching others get to-go boxes or perhaps re
membering you could get food to take home.
It reminded me of an incident with my daugh
ter during her toddler years. We were at a res
taurant with her in a high-chair and a couple
entered, putting their slightly-younger baby in a
high chair.
My daughter said to me "Daddy, I want to take
that baby home!" The other couple looked; an
expression I judged to be somewhere between
"Don't even think about it!" and casual amuse
ment.
I asked my daughter "What would you do
with the baby when you got it home?" and she
answered "I'd feed it." Being a philosopher, I con
templated that I had a young mother on my hands.
Long before being capable of totally feeding her
self, she is thinking about "babies" and "feeding
them." That's what she did with her dolls.
She also watched as we fed her goldfish and,
later, her cat. Here in the midst of child develop
ment is recognition of a basic human need and
the call to satisfy it for those who may be a bit
more helpless.
The little boy who wanted his to-go box was
more self sufficient even if he seemed to be about
the same age as I remembered my daughter's
comments.
Maybe stocking up, maybe not wanting a
good meal to come to an end, maybe a reminder
to the adults to get something for later when the
munchies set in, who knows; but there he was
in all of his two feet in height proclaiming to the
world that food is important.
It is no accident that the Lord took food,
blessed it, shared it, gave it to His followers and
told them that the sacred meal will bring Him
among them each time they celebrate it. This was
a central act in His earthly ministry(Luke 22: 1ff);
taking, blessing, breaking, sharing; and with it the
cup that followed.
People are of the earthy, earthy, and in need of
sustenance for their very survival; the Lord giving
a new meaning to the sacred meal of the Pass
over always celebrated by the faithful of His day,
and His followers coming to know of His pres


ence in that breaking of bread thereafter.
How many times have I heard people say
"We're good friends, I've had them over for din
ner lots of times!" when the bonds of the meal are
reflective of much more than just eating together.
One of the great miracles that I've observed is
how God always takes the ordinary and gives it
new direction, new meaning, new purpose, new
life.
A great thing about what God has revealed is
His use of what is everyday to us, earthly, mun
dane, common. There He is in the midst of it all;
may we never cease to see Him in all that we say,
do, share, celebrate.

Firework Christianity
BY PASTOR JOHN HICKS
First united Methodist Church
The Fourth of July and fireworks go hand in
hand in the United States. We impatiently wait
for darkness to settle in, as we join the crowds at
the city park or the riverfront. Soon, our waiting
pays off as a small streak of light hisses upwards,
and the sky is filled with an explosions, colorful
sparkles and lovely designs.
Did you know that there is approximately the
same amount of gunpowder in a firecracker as
in a rifle shell? The firecracker's explosion power
is unfocused, and makes a loud noise. The rifle
shell, on the other hand, focuses that power in
a specific direction and delivers an enormous
punch. One makes a lot of noise. The other gets
results. It's a matter of focus. It's a matter of
what's needed or what's desired.
We can be a firecracker Christian or a rifle shot
Christian. One makes a lot of noise. The other
gets results. The third option is to be a fireworks
Christian. Fireworks begin by focusing power to
get them to a desired location and then explode
with all kinds of ways to catch people's attention
and amaze them in all kinds of wonderful ways.
I still believe in the USA. Something still hap
pens to me when I see people waving flags and
hear patriotic songs being sung. Call me optimis
tic, but I still believe in one nation under God. In
God I still trust. And I still celebrate the Fourth of
July and anticipate fireworks as part of that cel
ebration.
I want to tell you that I still anticipate fireworks
out of my faith as well. There is too much to be
done here in our corner of God's world for us to
quit taking risks and stepping out on faith. Our
calling is to go forth into the world with the au
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fireworks to happen every time God calls us and
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I believe the colonists trusted and depended
on God when they made and adopted the Dec
laration of Independence. Because of their trust,
God blessed us as a nation.
I believe that if we remember to trust and
depend on God today, God will use us to make
fireworks happen; and again, God will bless us
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Declaration of Dependence
BY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELIST
First Christian Church
As we approach our 235th year as a Nation
we are all familiar with "The Declaration Of In
dependence." However that document of our
founding is also a "Declaration of Dependence."
It declares before God and our fellow citizens our
utter dependence upon the beneficence of our
beloved Creator. And how true is this part of the
"declaration."
Without His air we could not breathe. With
out His provisions we could not eat or be clothed
and housed. Without His grace and kindness we
could not live each day with the hope of eternal
life. Without the blessed Savior we could not
grasp the abundant life in the here and now.
The thought of being independent may come
in our minds when our bellies are full and our
bank account flush. But there is no way to be
genuinely independent while spinning at such
a rapid speed on this old blue marble. The very
creative power of our holy God is what keeps our
tiny planet in the orbit around our tiny sun.
On our very best days, with our very best hair,
in our very best clothes, enjoying our very best
health, we are but struggling pilgrims in the grip
of God's mercy!
Our worth is worthless except in the heart of a
loving God. We are creatures made in His likeness
to honor His Will. This is our calling and great
1."i I .I. Yet without His indulgence we would
be penniless and pitiable and pathetic persons of
carbon and mist.
O yes, we declare for all to read our depen
dence upon Almighty God! He alone sustains!
Psalm 139:7 asks the pertinent questions, "Where
can I go from Your Spirit? Where can I flee from
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prayer by John R. Wreford:
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Of every clime and coast;
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14 New Units Now Occupied
at Palmetto Ranch
Apartments

Residents and supporters of Goodwill's "Pal
metto Ranch" housing community recently cut
the ribbon on phase two of the apartment com
plex. Palmetto Ranch is an income-sensitive,
independent-living community designed specific
cally for the needs of individuals with physical dis
abilities.
The housing complex, which is located on the
west side of LaBelle, initially opened in early 2010.
The expansion of Palmetto Ranch brings 14 more
units of disability-accessible housing to Hendry
County.
Palmetto Ranch resident Debbie Marshall
spoke at the June 9 ribbon cutting ceremony.
Marshall utilizes a power wheelchair as the result
of a vehicle accident nearly . I., , ago.
"I couldn't afford rent anymore," Marshall ex
plained in a heartfelt speech. "Collecting disabil
ity, we don't get that much income. By having this
here, it makes it easier for us to survive. Things
are so much easier for me now."
Rent at Goodwill's disability-accessible house
ing complexes is subsidized by the Department
of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Resi
dents pay a monthly rent that is based on a per
centage of their income.
Goodwill's accessible housing features ame
cities such as lowered countertops and cabinets,
roll-in showers, and widened doorways, all of


PLANT
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the Clewiston plant isn't needed; at least not yet.
"I think it's surprising to everybody," com
mented McCarthy on the Belle Glade plant. "I
don't think anybody would have anticipated (the
problems they're facing.)"
The similarities between both systems are
startling: both use the same technology -a re
verse osmosis system of treating water; both
were built around the same time, designed by
the same engineers; and both draw their water
sources from the Floridan Aquifer.
The only difference between the two water
plants is in capacity and production. A single,
larger plant provides water to the Belle Glade/
Pahokee/South Bay area. The Clewiston plant
services a smaller number of residential and
commercial customers; therefore it isn't taxing
itself to supply water to customers.
The Lake Region Water Treatment Plant in
Belle Glade is, and as a result is drawing water
that is more brackish (containing a higher than
normal amount of salt) and more difficult to run
through the filtration system. The result is less
overall output, which now is threatening the
supply of water to residents in the tri-cities area.
"They're drawing a lot more water out of
each well than we are," said McCarthy. "They're
starting to pull more salts."
The water supply from which both com
munities draw water is located a thousand feet
underground. When designing the systems, the
engineers drilled a test well and based their work
off of the samples that were drawn.
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which are necessary to make a home truly access
sible to people in wheelchairs.
The agency currently operates apartment
complexes in Lee, Collier, and Hendry counties.


at the time, McCarthy reports, CDM must have
considered that both plants were built to suffi
cient capacity to work well. But they could have
not have guessed the deterioration of the water
in time and as a result of a higher production
need.
The issue now is that the LRWTP draws wa
ter so quickly that it becomes a vacuum of sorts
pulling the saltier water from farther below.
"We may never see that problem," said Mc
Carthy "But anything's possible."
In fact, water quality may have improved in
Clewiston, to the point that routine cleaning are
being spread father apart, reducing the overall
cost of upkeep at the local plant.
In the tri-cities area, Palm Beach County is
stepping forward to provide $7 million for im
provements. To reduce the pressure being cre
ated from drawing from fewer wells, the LRWTP
will draw from new wells that will need to be
dug. This will serve to lessen the vacuum effect
and pull less salty water that won't i ... ii . plant
membranes so easily.
Also affecting the Glades water system is the
decades old infrastructure, namely the under
ground transmission pipes that distribute water
to homes and businesses. This results in a loss
of water. Traditionally, this has hovered in the 8
to 12 percent range for Clewiston, but has been
reported to be as high as 40 percent in the tri
cities. Fixing the infrastructure would cost tens
of millions of dollars. Clewiston has pipes that
are as old as some in the tri-cities area, but has
had an ongoing program to replace the pipes
over time.
McCarthy accedes that the city certainly could
benefit from addressing infrastructure sooner
than later, but promises that progress is being
made. The city of Clewiston was involved in
discussion to connect to the LRWTP, but found
ultimately that the costs of running a connection
the 22 miles that were required would have cost


Goodwill hopes to expand its housing efforts in
Hendry County by building an apartment com
plex in Clewiston in the next two years.
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more than simply constructing a water plant lo
cally. But with so many similarities, Clewiston is
hoping to learn from Belle Glade's problem.
"Our solution would probably be the same,"
reported McCarthy. "Their problem will give us
knowledge down the road for issues for us."
With the tri-cities plant experiencing issues
almost immediately, McCarthy is hopeful. He is
happy that Clewiston built its own plant. To have
connected to the LRWTP would have meant to
share the burden of the troubled plant.
As it stands, residents in Belle Glade/Pahokee/
South Bay are looking at the very real possibility
that addressing infrastructure will result in higher
water bills.
"You're asking more from the people who
can afford it least," said McCarthy. "We dodged a
couple of bullets."


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Fatherhood



Classes

BY PAT DOBBINS
Hendry County Health Department
The Fatherhood Grant with Healthy Fami
lies Program of the Hendry County Health De
apartment is coming to a close, however some
classes will still be offered through the assis
tance from United Way. The grant allowed the
group to go out in the community and teach
fathersways to take care ;f i.. i ii'. ,- .i -. I
them involved in the parenting process. There
has been great success with the Fatherhood
Classes in the past. Babies don't come with
instruction booklets, so this grant gave an op
portunity for dads to learn how to nurture their
babies. Routines are essential for a child's de
velopment and parents need to be consistent,
predictable and reliable for their babies. The
main goal of the class is to give fathers more
confidence in their role of , ii;i. f. f1 i, ; i, ii-.,
The classes also teach fathers many hands-on
skills and baby-basics, which include holding
the baby, diaper changing, burping the baby,
comforting the baby when they are upset, as
well as many other things that dads may face
when their bundle of joy arrives.
"Dad's who have completed the program
have reported back that they now have a
greater confidence in taking care of their baby
and realize how important their role is to the
healthy development of their child," says Jim
Martinson, Fatherhood Facilitator for the Hen
dry County Health Department.
For more information, call the Health De
apartment in LaBelle at 863-674-4041, ext. 140.


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A camper takes a jump into the pool.

Pride Football Camp
Football Camp for (3rd-8th) graders will be
July 12 through July 15. It will be a FREE camp for
any children that want to learn skills for football.
The coaches of Clewiston Varsity Football will
help with the camp. The time will be from 9 a.m.
to 12 p.m. The location will be at the High School
Practice Field behind the Sugar Complex field.
The , i .. I. i is to teach the fundamentals
and skills of the game of football. Register at
Youth Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or you
can register online at www.clewistonrecreation.
com. Contact, Andre Taylor at 863-228-4171.

Basketball
City of Clewiston Park & Recreation Basketball
Camp. Basketball Camp for (3rd-8th) graders will
be July 12 through July 15. City of Clewiston and
the City of South Bay are working 1, . ,. r in this
camp will have participants from both cities. The
baksetball camp will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The location will be at Clewiston Middle
School Gym. The camp is free to 30 children that
sign up first. They will need to register on www.
clewistonrecreation.com. Contact, Andre Taylor
at 863-228-4171. The City of South Bay will bring
about 30 children for the camp.

Summer Dance Bash
There will be a Summer Dance Bash held
on Friday, July 22, at the John Boy Auditorium
in Clewiston from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Ages 13-18
are welcome. DJ Remix Leo to provide the best
dance tunes. Security will be on hand and conces
sion stand will be open. Call the youth center for
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June 30, 2011 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 11


Local Student Fights for


Laws in Congress, and Wins


Joshua Deese, a senior at Clewiston High
School, already working on his Associate's de
gree at Edison State College, attended the Florida
Model Legislature in the state's Capitol, June 1-3.
Florida Model Legislature is a political confer
ence for college and dual-enrollment students,
where they step into the role of a Senator, Press
member, or a Lobbyist, and work their way
through the Florida Legislature. The conference
serves as a simulation of the entire legislative pro
cess, but gives the opportunity for the student's
bills to be passed to the actual Florida legislature
and passed into actual law.
Joshua signed up as a Senator and wrote
bills to be argued on the Senate floor inside the
Capitol. Joshua wrote a variety of bills, ranging
from the Student Safety and Campus Violence
Prevention Act, which would protect high school
and college students from bullying, harassment,
and discrimination for any reason, including that
of sexual orientation and sexual identity, as well
as the legalization of medical r,, ,i 11 ... .. and the
Florida LGBT Rights Act, granting equal rights to
people of alternative sexual orientations.
Joshua was selected to serve on the Criminal
Justice and Economic Development committee
of the Senate, lobbied by many constituents, and
was asked to vote for many issues, some very
controversial, such as healthcare reform, more
lenient abortion regulations, implementing non
abstinent only sex education, and the termination
of the FCAT.
During the hearing for the Criminal Justice
and Economic Development committee, Joshua,
along with nine other senators, listened to bills
brought up by other legislators and constituents,
and finally voted on them for passage to the gen
eral legislative session.
Two of Joshua's bills, the Student Safety and
Campus Violence Prevention Act, and the Florida
LGBT Equal Rights Act passed unanimously from
the committee, and went to the Senate floor for
the general legislative session the next day, where
it was eligible to be passed into law. Joshua also
met with State Senator Maria Sachs to discuss his
bills being passed into the actual state legislature.
The final day of the conference brought the
General Legislative Session, where Senators who
had their bills passed by the committee go onto
the actual Senate floor. More than five hours of
heated exchanges among other Senators, along


with a mix of passionate advocacy, turned into a
very personal fight for beliefs. Joshua fought ag
gressively for his bills, despite opposition from
many members of the Senate.
This came to a turning point when Joshua
mentioned that a great minority of Florida's citi
zen's were being unrepresented and were being
deprived of their "basic human rights." The vote
for Joshua's bills went in motion, with the Stu
dent Safety and Campus Violence Prevention Act
passing unanimously, and the Florida LGBT Equal
Rights Act passing 45-3. It was a great day not only
for Joshua, but also for other like-minded Sena
tors and lobbyists
The Florida Model Legislature, which has
its own Press members (students interested in
journalism and communications), interviewed
Joshua shortly after his bills passed in the legisla
tive session. He was asked what he thought of the
votes, and he responded "Today is a great day, not
just for me, but for the citizens of Florida.
"Another minority has had its time to shine,
and they're shining more than ever, because now
they have their rights."
Joshua was also asked about his motivation
for the bills he wrote, and he replied with "Well...
a great inspiration to me is Civil Rights leader Har
vey Milk.
"A week before he was assassinated, he said
'I know that you cannot live on hope alone, but
without it, life is not worth living, and you gotta
give 'em hope... you gotta give 'em hope.' And
that is exactly what I want to do. I want to speak
for those who have no voice, so that they can be
heard... so that they too can be given hope."
Joshua now has the opportunity to speak with
Florida Senators to lobby for his own bills, and
attempt to get them passed into law.
Joshua hopes to get his Bachelor's degree in
Political Science and Economics, and then go to
Law School to get his Juris Doctorate Law degree,
as well as his Master's degree in Political Science
and Public Policy.
Joshua's main goal is to become a Criminal
Defense and Civil Rights attorney, and then run
for the United States House of Representatives to
become a Congressman.
Currently, he is an activist for civil rights, with
his work with The Trevor Project, The Human
Rights Campaign, and the American Civil Liber
ties Union.


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DROUGHT
Continued * 1



currents provided. With the restrictions in place,
U.S. Sugar is operating with 55 percent of their
normal water use, but with the less efficient
pumps, that percentage is actually closer 40 per
cent of their normal water usage.
"Everybody is sharing the frustration," San
chez said. "What didn't help were the releases
done by the Army Corps of Engineers. They con
ducted multiple releases while everyone from
Water Management to weather forecasters were
saying 'drought."'
Terry Smith, of the Army Corps of Engineers,
responded to the comment.
"Water levels on Lake Okeechobee are main
trained in accordance with the Lake Okeechobee
Regulation Schedule of 2008," she stated. "Corps
releases did not cause the drought nor exacerbate
it. The releases were carefully managed."
The Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule


was developed by the Army Corps of Engineers
and public involvement. Its goal is to maintain
optimum water levels between 12.5 ft. to 15.5 ft.
Smith went on to explain that releases are made
for a variety of reasons including risk reduction
to the Herbert Hoover Dike, releases of fresh wa
ter for environmental stability and a multitude of
other competing interests.
According to Smith, factors that affect releases
are always being considered.
"When the Lake Okeechobee water levels
falls below the Water Shortage Management
Band, the Corps defers to the South Florida Wa
ter Management District's recommendation for
water allocation to various users," she said. "This
occurred in mid-December 2010."
Weather forecasters are predicting more rain
in the coming weeks. It may not be enough to
help South Florida recover from the damage done
by the freezes or the drought.
The only option left is that a tropical depres
sion or a string of heavy storms to sweep over
the area and dump several inches of rain over the
lake to replenish the water supply and stem the
rising level of damage.


Hnotos / ;lewiston U;amber or commerce

Chamber Social at the Tiki Bar
This past Chamber Social was hosted by Met Life. Above, Opal Hancock
enjoys a game of ring-toss. Pictured below, from left to right, is Johnnie Nel-
son, Kersten Maxson, and Cindy Carroll.


In Wake of HCI Closure,



Transfers to Glades County


Transfers to affect local
operations

BY PATTY BRANT
The Clewiston News
Cost cutting at the state level has affected
neighboring Hendry residents in a very direct
way. Earlier this week, the Hendry Correctional
Institution closed its doors, taking 137 full time
jobs for local folks with it.
According to Gretl Plessinger of the Depart
ment of Corrections, HCI employees were of
feared the opportunity to transfer to other DOC
facilities in Charlotte, Glades and Broward coun
ties, which have been holding vacancies for
these employees.
Those jobs included correctional officers,
classification officers, who determine where in
mates will live and what types of programs they
require, nurses and maintenance personnel.
Employees not opting to relocate will be eli
gible only for their normal separation package
including any annual and sick leave they have
acquired.
The state is closing older facilities like HCI,
which are more costly to operate, Ms. Plessen
ger said. The Department of Corrections expects
to save a combined $30.8 million every year by
closing these facilities, and another $25 million


in repairs. Most of the savings will come through
the decrease in employees.
Opened in 1977, HCI is one of the oldest
facilities in the state. Because of its rural loca
tion, Ms. Plessinger said, it is also more difficult
to staff.
In addition to HCI, DOC will close two oth
er prisons (Brevard Correctional Institution in
Cocoa and Hillsborough CI in Riverview), two
boot camp programs (Lowell CI Boot Camp
and Sumter Boot Camp) and a Tallahassee Road
Prison.
DOC will also move close management
inmates out of Charlotte CI in Punta Gorda to
three other prisons.
The DOC decided to close these facilities at
this time because, for the first time in quite a
while, prison populations have leveled off after
steady increases in past years, leaving an oppor
tunity for consolidation.
HCI has some 722 inmates, serving sentence
es from one year and a day to life.
The site is actually owned by the State of
Florida, not DOC, which is exploring ideas of
what to do with it once it closes. The property
could be sold or utilized by another agency, Ms.
Pl. .;...-, , said.
The last state prison to be built in Florida was
the Suwannee CI. The main unit there opened in
December 2009.


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Crested Caracara.
BY MARGARET ENGLAND
Hendry-Glades Audubon
Binoculars are a birder's eyes on the world,
and they can greatly affect the quality of a bird
outing. They come in different sizes and magni
fiction.
When selecting binoculars make sure the
power (or magnification) is at least 7 power and
the second number ("40" for an "8 X 40" pair of
glasses) is four to five times as large as the power
(e.g., "8 X 40," "10 X42," etc.).
For information about the selection of bin
oculars visit the FWC's Great Florida and Wildlife
Trail Birding Resources link at f iii. in. Il. I
ingtrail.com.
The Crested Caracara is a large, long-legged
tropical raptor that has a black cap, black body
and a white tail with wide black tip. The bare skin
on its face is bright orange-red when it is at rest,
preening or engaged in other non-aggressive be
haviors. When threatened the facial skin changes
to pumpkin color and finally pale yellow.
The crest at the end of the Caracara's cap lays
flat when it is comfortable and not threatened,
but it will raise its crest when it feels threatened,
frightened or is on alert. This bird is mostly silent
but during courtship or in the early morning or
evening it may throw its head back until it almost
touches its shoulders and make a high, crackling
sound that resembles its Brazilian name.


Caracara nest as early as September with the
height of their nesting season in January or Feb
ruary. Their diets include carrions, insects, mam-
mals, and invertebrates including fish, snakes,
turtles, birds and mammals.
It is estimated that 400-500 birds of the 'threat
ened" Caracara may remain in Florida. Crested
Caracara are often reported in dry or wet prairie
areas with scattered cabbage palms or are seen
eating carrion along roadways in the counties sur
rounding Lake Okeechobee.
You are invited to join Hendry-Glades Audu
bon volunteers on the July 16 birdwatching trip
to STA5. Meet at the Clewiston McDonalds at 7:15
a.m. or STA5 gate at 8:30 a.m.
Reservations are required. To sign up for the
trip, send an e-mail to Margaret England, at sta5
birding@embarqmail.com with your name and
contact information including an emergency cell
number for the trip day, the date you want to go,
and the number in your party.
You may also leave this information at 863
674-0695 or 863-517-0202. Bring water, snacks,
and lunch. For a schedule of STA5 trips through
December 2012 visit the HGAS website at: www.
hendrygladesaudubon.org
You are invited to share your birdwatching
experiences and post suggestions for featured
birdwatching sites on the Hendry-Glades Audu-
bon or Clewiston News Facebook pages.


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S3/2.5 Ibwn Home Sweet Lake Villas $179K
S3/2 MH 710 Bowden Rd Seminde Manor RDCD $66.5K
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*891 Yacht Club 3/2 MH $65K
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2BR, 2BA - $525/mo.
Lg 1BR APT - $500/mo.
(863)509-0096


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$650/month.
(863) 675-0484.

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF
AERIAL ADULT
MOSQUITO TREATMENTS
Henry County will be conducbng
aerial adult mosquito control op-
rations over the county as mos
uito population levels warrant.
these operations will continue
roughout the remainder of the
ear. The treatments will be per
armed during evening hours,
weather permitting. The insect
:ide to treat for adult mosquitoes
s approved for application by the
Environmental Protection Agency
nd the State of Florida. This op
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Friday.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OFTHE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000768
GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC F/K/A
CONSECO FINANCE SERVICING
CORP F/K/ A GREEN TREE FINAN-
CIAL SERVICING CORPORATION,
Plainbff,
vs.
JOHN A. FERGUSON JR. A/K/A JOHN
ALBERT FERGUSON; MIRANDA FER-
GUSON A/K/A MIRANDA A. FERGU-
SON A/K/A MIRANDA ANN
FERGUSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
MIRANDA FERGUSON A/K/A MIRAN-
DA A. FERGUSON A/K/A MIRANDA
ANN FERGUSON; IF LIVING, IN-
CLUDING 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); R AND K, INC., NOW A
DISSOLVED CORPORATION, DE-
FINED BENEFIT PLAN & TRUST, H.E.
HILL, TRUSTEE; CAPITAL ONE
BANK; 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, WHETHER UNDER, OR
AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT *2;
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OFSALE
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:
Exhibit P1
The North 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4
of the Northeast 1/4 of the South-
east 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Sec-
tion 13, Township 44 South, Range
32 East, Hendry County, Floria.
Subject to an easement for an access
road of the East 40 feet thereto. Also
known as Lot 5608 in Montura Ranch
Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
AND
The South 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4
of the Northeast 1/4 of the South-
east 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Sec-
tion 13, Township 44 South, Range
32 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Subject to an easement for an access
road of the East 40 feet thereof Also
known as Lot 5593 in Montura Ranch
Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
To include a:
1994 ANNI VIN
10L23849U 66502462
1994 ANNI VIN
10L23849X 66502463
A/K/A
750 N Cabbage Palm S
Clewiston, FL 33440
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 July 13, 2011.
DATED THIS 16 day of June, 2011.
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
courton the 16 day of June, 2011.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY:
Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 336194328
Attorneys for Plainbff
If you are a person with a
disability who needs any accom-
modation in order to participate
in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance.
Please contact Sheila Mann,
Court Operations Manager,
whose office is located at the
Lee County Justice Center, 1700
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Flori-
da 33901, and whose telephone
number is (239) 533-1700, at
least 7 days before your sched-
uled court appearance, or imme-
diately upon receiving this
notification if the time before
the scheduled appearance is less
than 7 days; if you are hearing
orvoice impaired, call 711.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2011-CA-000308
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plainbff,
vs.
SARAH R. TOWNSEND
A/K/A SARA TOWNSEND, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SARAH R. TOWNSEND
A/K/A SARA TOWNSEND
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
1800 N. State Route 29
Felda, FL 33930
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
lowing property in HENDRY County,
Florida:
BEGINNING AT THE EAST 1/4
CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWN-
SHIP 45 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST,
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA,
SOUTH 89 DEGREES 22 MINUTES
30 SECONDS WEST 1043.51 FEET;
THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES
36 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST,
417.44 FEET; THENCE RUN
NORTH 89 DEGREES 22 MINUTES
30 SECONDS EAST, 655.42 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING;
FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING
RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 12 MIN-
UTES 30 SECONDS WEST 590.90
FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 88
DEGREES 47 MINUTES 30 SEC-
ONDS EAST, 367.43 FEET TO THE
WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF
STATE ROAD 29; THENCE RUN
SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT-
OF-WAY 566 FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 01 DEGREES 09 MINUTES
05 SECONDS EAST, 28.64 FEET;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES
22 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST,
367.42 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 days after
the first publication, if any, on Flori-
da Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is 9119 Cor-
porate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
Florida 33634, and file the original
with this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or peti-
bon.
This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecubve
weeks in the Clewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court on this 22nd day of June,
2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Court
By: /S/J. Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
Florda Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F10104832
**See Americans with Disabilibes Act
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilibes Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should con-
act the Deputy Court Administrator
whose offices located at Lee County
Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
, or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
Floda Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days pnor to this proceeding.
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The following vehicles will be sold at
public auction at Clewston Towing
600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston Fl
33440 on July 11, 2011
at 10:00a.m.:
1997 Saturn,
1G8ZG127XVZ254489
2009 DAIX,
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1993 Honda,
1HGEG8658PL002866
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 2007-895-CA
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE
HOLDERS OF THE CREDIT SUISSE
FIRST BOSTON MORTGAGE SE-
CURITIES CORPORATION, HOME
EQUITY PASS THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2007-1,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DOMINGO REYES, etal,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
REFORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Refore-
closure Sale dated June 23, 2011
and entered in Case No. 2007-895-
CA of the Circuit Court of the TWEN-
TIETH Judicial Circuit in and for
HENDRY County, Florida wherein
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE
HOLDERS OF THE CREDIT SUISSE
FIRST BOSTON MORTGAGE SE-
CURITIES CORPORATION, HOME
EQUITY PASS THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 20071, is the Plaintiff
and DOMINGO REYES; SIMONA
REYES; 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 UN-
KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN IN-
TEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRON-
IC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,
AS NOMINEE FOR SELECT PORTFO-
LIO SERVICING INC.; PORT LA
BELLE UNIT FOUR PROPERTY
HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC.;
are the Defendants, The Clerk of the
Court will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE
OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at
11:00AM, on the 27 day of July,
2011, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:
LOT 36, BLOCK 2150, PORT
LABELLE UNIT 4, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 4058 EAST SUNFLOWER
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
ofthis Courton June 24, 2011.
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 3622-5018
009122260 SPSFIDELTY-CONV-twernick
"See Americans with Disabilities
Act - in accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons needing a special ac-
commodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the Deputy Court Administrator
whole office is located at Lee
County Justice Center, Room
3132, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, telephone
number (813) 335-2299;
1-800955-8711 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this pro-
ceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000249
MIDFIRST BANK,
Plaintiff,
v.
MIGDALIA REYES; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MIGDALIA REYES; UN-
KNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT 2; and all unknown parties
claiming by, through, under or
against the above named Defen-
dant(s), who (is/are) not known to
be dead or alive, whether said un-
known parties claim as heirs, devl-
sees, grantees, assignees, lienors,
creditors, trustees, spouses, or other
claimants; MONTURA RANCH HOME
OWNERS ASSOCIATION INC.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Nobce is hereby given that pursu-
ant to the Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated June 15, 2011, in this
cause, I will sell the property situated
in HENDRY County, Florida, de-
scribed as:
THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH-
EAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST
1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF
THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, SECTION
25, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE
32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA; SUBJECT TO AN EASE-
MENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND
UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS
THE EAST 30 FEET THEREOF;
SUBJECT TO EXISTING OIL, GAS
AND MINERAL RESERVATIONS,
CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS,
ZONING ORDINANCES, EN-
FORCEABLE EASEMENTS OF
RECORD AND SUBJECT TO TAXES
AND ASSESSMENT OF CENTRAL
COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT,
ALSO KNOWN AS LOT NO. 587, IN
MONTURA RANCH ESTATES.
TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME
LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMA-
NENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE
THERETO, DESCRIBED AS A 2002
HOMES OF MERIT BAY DOUBLE
WIDE MOBILE HOME, HAVING VIN
#FLHML2B146924797A,TITLE #8581
3649 AND VIN #FLHML2B1469247
97B, TITLE #85813790.
a/k/a 460 S. TREBOL STREET,
CLEWISTON, FL 33440
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at in front of
the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court
being on the second floor of the ad-
ministrabon building of the Hendry
County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida,
in accordance with Chapter 45, Flori-
da Statutes, at 11 o'clock a.m., on
July 20, 2011.
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.
Dated at LaBelle, Florida, this 16th
day of June, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
BY: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Douglas C. Zahm, PA.
12425 28th Street N., Suite 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
727) 5364911 phone
727) 539-1094 fax
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CON-
TACT THE DEPUTY COURT ADMIN-
ISTRATOR WHOSE OFFICE IS
LOCATED AT THE CHARLOTTE
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, E. MARION
AVENUE, PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950
AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUMBER
IS (941) 637-2281, WITHIN TWO
WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT
OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEAR-
ING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL
1-800-955-8771.
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CITY OF CLEWISTON
Golf Carts Sale
The City of Clewiston will receive sealed bids for ten (10) surplus golf carts
unbl three p.m., local time, Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Clewiston City
all, 115 West Ventura Ave., Clewisn, Florida. At this bme and place, the
bids will be opened and read aloud.
The golf carts will be available for public inspection at the Public Works fa-
cility, at 1200 S Olympia Street, Clewiston, FL Monday thru Friday from 8:00
a.m. -5:00 p.m. Each of the carts is 8 years old, but has been well-main-
tamed.
Each bid must be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked GOLF CART BID.
Each bid must include the cart number, buyer's name, telephone number,
address, and the amount of the bid. Multiple bids may be put in the same
sealed envelope. Bids may be mailed to, or hand delivered to, Marilyn
McCorvey, City Clerk, City of Clewiston, 115 W. Ventura Ave., Clewiston, FL
33440. No responsibility shall be attached to any officers for the premature
opening of a bid not properly addressed and identified.
The City of Clewiston reserves the right to reject any and all bids, with or
without cause, and to waive technical errors and informalibes. Buyers will
have three (3) days to tender a certified check or cash to the City Clerk and
move purchased golf carts from City property.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 09000481CA
AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC,
Plaintiff
vs.
CHARLES J. UNDERWOOD, SR, et al.
Defendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursu-
ant to a Final Judguient of Foreclo-
sure or Order dated June 23, 2011,
entered in Civil Case Number
09000481CA, in the Circuit Court for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein AU-
RORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the
Plainbff, and CHARLES J. UNDER-
WOOD, SR, at at are the Defendants,
I will sell the property situated in
Hendry County, Florida, described
as:
LOT 20, BLOCK 2324, UNIT 9,
PORT LABELLE A SUB-
DIV/SION ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECO-
REDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
144, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at Hendry
County Courthouse, Highway 80 and
Main Street, 2nd floor hallway, La-
Belle, FL 38935 at 11:00 AM, on the
27 day of July, 2011. Any 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 within
60 days after the sale.
Dated: June 24, 2011.
Hendry County Clerk of Court
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
BY /S/J. Bevis
FLORIDA FORECLOSURE
ATTORNEYS, PLLC
601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690
Clearwater, FL 33755
(727) 4454826
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act, persons in need
of a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding shall, with-
in seven (7) days prior to any
proceeding, contact the Admnistra-
tive Office of the Court, P.O. Box
1760, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, tele-
phone (863) 675- 5217, Tipp a
800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via
Florida Relay Service'"
apre aka ki fet avek Americans With
Disabilites Act, tout mOUn Iti,n
gb4yir5 yw bezwen sp'eslyal pou
akomodasiyon pou yo patisipe nan
pwogTatn sa a dwe, nan yun. tan re-
zonab an ninpot araniman kapab fet,
yo dwe kontakte Administrative Of-
ice Of The Court i nat. nirn6ro P.O.
Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33935-1750,
teldfon nam se (863) 675-5217, ou-
byen TDD 1 800 955 8771 oubyen
1 800 955 8770 i pasan pa Florida
Relay Service.
En accordance avec la Loi des
"Americans With Disabilities" Les
persornes en besom dune accorno-
ation special pour participer a ces
procedures doivent, dan.s un temps
reasonable, avante d'entreprendre
aucune autre cl6marche, contacter
office administrative de la Court sit-
ue' au P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL
33935-1760, le telephone
(863) 675-5217 TIDE? 1. 800 955
8771 ou 1 800 955 8770 Via Florida
Relay Service.
"De acuerdo con el Acto 6 Decreto
de los Arnencanos con Impedimen-
tos, Inhablitados, personas en
n.ecesidad del servicio especial para
participar en este procedirniento
debrgin, dentro dc un tiernpO raz-
onable, antes de cualquer procedi-
mlento, ponerse en conta.cto con la
oficina Administrative de la Corte
PO. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL
33935-1760, Tele'fono
(863) 675-5217 , TDD 1 800 955
8770 6 1 800 955 8771 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.: 26-2008-CA-001273
INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK FSB,
Plainbff,
vs.
JEFFREY SHEARER, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
REFORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Refore-
closure Sale dated June 23, 2011
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
ca-001273 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
INDYMAC FEDERAL BANKS FSB, is
the Plaintiff and JEFFREY SHEARER;
TRACY A. SHEARER; are the Defen-
dants, The Clerk of the Court will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE COURT, BE-
ING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY
OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINIS-
TRATION BUILDING CORNER OF
HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the
27 day of July, 2011, the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
LOT 24 AND THE NORTH 25
FEET OF LOT 23. BLOCK 4 OF
LABELLE PARK SUBDIVISION,
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 25, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 111 HARDEE STREET
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 June 24, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa Florida 3622-5018
F08101540
"See Americans with Disabilities
Act - in accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons needing a special ac-
commodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the Deputy Court Administrator
whole office is located at Lee
County Justice Center, Room
3132, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, telephone
number (813) 335-2299;
1-800955-8711 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this pro-
ceeding.
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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
OFTHE BOARD OF
SUPERVISORS OF THE
CENTRAL COUNTY WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
You are hereby notified that the
Regular Meebng of the Board ol
Supervisors of the Central County
Water Control District will be held
)n Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at
7 pm at the Central County Confer
nce Room located at 475 S. Cab-
age Palm St. Montura Ranch
states, Clewiston, Florida. The
purpose of this meeting is to trans-
ct any and all business which may
ome before the Board. If a person
decides to appeal the decision ol
he Board of Supervisors with re-
jpect to any matter considered at
e public meeting or hearing here-
n referred he or she may need to
ensure that a verbatim record ol
he proceedings is made, which
record includes the tesbmony and
evidence upon which the appeal is
asked. Nobce Date Change
90533CN 6/30;7/7/2011


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-001096
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
EFRAIN MURILLO, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated June 15, 2011
and entered in Case No 26-2008-
CA-001096 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plam-
bff and EFRAIN MURILLO; HEDDA L.
IBARRA A/K/A HEDDA IBARRA; are
the Defendants, The Clerk of the
Court will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF THE
OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at
11:00AM, on the 13th day of July,
2011, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:
LOT 6, IN BLOCK 2043, OF
PORT LA BELLE, UNIT 2, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, AT PAGE 60, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A
3033 NW BEECHWOOD CIRCLE
PORT 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 Me a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Courton June 16, 2011.
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
F08086098
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, per-
sons needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee
County Justice Center, Room
3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, telephone
number (813) 335-2299;
1-800955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this
proceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2008-1326-CA
HOME FINANCING CENTER, INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
MARIA A. HADDOCK, et ux., et al.,
Defendants)
NOTICE OFSALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order or Final Judgment
Scheduling Foreclosure Sale entered
on June in this case now pending in
said Court, the style of which is indi-
cated above.
I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the HENDRY
County Courthouse, on the 2nd Floor
of the Clerk of Circuit Courts office,
25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, Labelle,
Florida 33935 at 11:00 a.m., on the
27th day of July, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Order or Final Judgment, to-wit:
THE WEST ONE-HALF OF LOT
17, ALL OF LOTS 18, 19 AND
20, BLOCK 11, BELMONT SUB-
DIVISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 9,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 301 7TH AVENUE,
LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
ENTERED at HENDRY County,
Florida, this 23rd day of JUNE, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Hendry, Florida
By: /S/ J. BEVIS
As Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-207-CA
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON,
AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE UNDER
NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING
TRUST, SERIES 2006-3
Plaintiff
VS.
AMPARO JUST; LEONEL GARCIA;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AMPARO
JUST; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY;
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale filed May 26, 2011, and
entered in Case No. 09-207-CA, of
the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida, THE BANK OF NEW YORK
MELLON, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE
UNDER NOVASTAR MORTGAGE
FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2006-3 is
Plaintiff and AMPARO JUST; LEO-
NEL GARCIA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
AMPARO JUST; UNKNOWN PER-
SON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defen-
dants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at 2ND FLOOR
HALLWAY, IN FRONT OF OFFICE OF
CLERK OF COURTS, ADMINISTRA-
TION BLDG, HENDRY CO. COURT-
HOUSE, AT 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE,
LABELLE IN HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th
day of July, 2011, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
THE SOUTH H OF THE EAST H OF
THE NORTH H OF THE NORTH-
EAST '4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 14
OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 44
SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO
AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS,
EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER
AND ACROSS THE EAST 30 FEET
THEREOF ALSO KNOWN AS LOT
111 OF MONTURA RANCH ES-
TATES.
A 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 with 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 16 day of June 2011.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of said Court
BY: J. Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2065
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilites Act , If you are a
person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to par-
ticipate 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, RA.
8201 Peters Road, StE. 3000
Plantation, FL 33324
Telephone: (954) 382-3486
Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380
389969 CN 6/23,30/2011


^^^^^^^^


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 2011-CA-000090

SUNCOAST SCHOOLS FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION,
Plaintff
v.
CATHRYN D. FULBRIGHT; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF CATHRYN D.
FULBRIGHT; HORACE H. FULB-
RIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HOR-
ACE H. FULBRIGHT, ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST
THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS;
TENANT #1; TENANT #2,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to
Final Judgment of Foreclosure for
Plainbff 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:

LOTS 6, 7, AND 8, OF STEW-
ARTS SUBDIVISION OF
BLOCKS 15, 33 & 34, OF
GOODNOS SUBDIVISION OF
LABELLE, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 65, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

and commonly known as: 755 Fort
Thompson Street, Labelle, Florida
33935, at public sale, to the highest:
and best bidder, for cash, at the
Hendry County Courthouse, 25 Hick-
pochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935, on
July 27, 2011, at 11:00 A.M.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST TN 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 accom-
modation in order to participate
in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance.
Please contact Sheila Mann,
Court Operations Manager,
whose office is located at Lee
County Justice Center, 1700
Monroe St., Ft. Myers, FL 33901,
and whose telephone number is
(239) 533-1700, at least 7 days
before your scheduled court ap-
pearance, or immediately upon
receiving this notification if the
time before the scheduled ap-
pearance is less than 7 days; if
you are hearing or voice im-
paired, call 711.
Dated this June 24, 2011.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ J. Bevis
Deputy Clerk
390722 CN 6/30;7/7/2011




PubicNoic


STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NOTICE OF REVISED INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT
The Department of Environmental Protection gives nobce of its revised in
:ent to issue a permit to Graham Farms, Thomas Toms II, PO Box 1108
hoore Haven, Florida 33471 for the Graham Farms. The permit authorize
:he permitted to operate a dairy farm industrial wastewater treatment an(
disposal system which would discharge to 295 acres for wastewater irrigation
and Highway 27 drainage system (the C-19 Canal), Class III Fresh Waters
after rainfall events exceeding the 25-year 24-hour storm event. The facility
s located at latitude 2605140.3517" N, longitude 81013'5.7544" Won PC
3ox 1108, US 27 NORTH OF MOORE HAVEN, Moore Haven, Florid;
334711108 in Glades County.
The revised intent to issue and application file are available for public in
;pecbon during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monda,
throughh Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department's South District Of
hce, 2295 Victoria Ave, Suite 364, Ft. Myers, Florida 33902-2549, at phon
lumber (239)344-5677.
The Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless
timelyy petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.56!
and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. Th,
procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below.
A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department's pro
)osed permitting decision may petition for an administrative roceedinc
hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition
mnust contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received b,
:he Clerk) in the Ofice of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Comn
"nonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399- 3000.
Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may re
luest an extension of the time for filing a petition for an administrative hear
ng. The request must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the Office o
general Counsel before the end of the time period for filing a petibtion for ar
administrabve hearing.
Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written nobtc
jnder Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be filed within fourteen day!
)f publication of the nobce or within fourteen days of receipt of the writer
lotice, whichever occurs first. Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however
3lso allows that any person who has asked the Department for notice o
agency action may file a petition within fourteen days of receipt of such no
:ice, regardless of the date of publicabon.
The petitioner shall mail a copy of the pebtion to the applicant at the ad
Jress indicated above at the time of iling. The failure of any person to file ;
etibon or request for an extension of time within fourteen days of receipt o
lobce shall consbtute a waiver of that person's right to request an adminis
ravee determination (hearing) under Secbons 120.569 and 120.57, Florid;
Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another
arty) will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing o
Motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, Florida Administrative Code.
A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Department's ac
:ion is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rult
Z8-106.201, Florida Administrative Code:
(a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency'
file or identification number if known;
(b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name
address, and telephone number of the pebtioner's representative, if any
which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of th,
proceeding; and an explanation of how the pebtioners substantial inter
ests will be affected by the determination;
(c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the De
apartment's decision;
(d)A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none
the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ulbmate fact
alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant rever
sal or modification of the Department's proposed action;
(f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contend!
require reversal or modificabon of the Department's proposed action; and
(g)A statement of the relief sought by te petiboner, stating precisely th,
action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the De
apartment's proposed action.
Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final
agency acbon, the filing of a petition means that the Department's final ac
:ion may be different from the posibon taken by it in this nobce. Person
Nhose substanbal interests will be affected by any such final decision ofth
Department have the right to pebtion to become a party to the proceeding
n accordance with the requirements set forth above.
In addibon to requesting an administrative hearing, anypetioner ma
:lect to pursue mediation. he election may be accomplished by filing wit
he Department a mediabon agreement with all parties to the proceeding
.e., the applicant the Department, and any person who has filed a time
nd sufcient petition for a hearing). The agreement must contain all the in
ormabon required by Rule 28-106.404, Florida Administrative Code. Thm
agreement must be received by t he Office of General Counsel o
he Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Talla
lassee, Florida 32399-3000, within ten days after the deadline for filing
etibon, as set forth above. Choosing mediation will not adversely affect tht
eightt to a hearing if mediation does not result in a settlement.
As provided in Section 120.573 Florida Statutes, the timely agreement o
ll parties to mediate will toll the time limitations imposed by Section
120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, for holding an administrative hearing
nd issuing a final order Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the media
:ion must be concluded within sixty days of the execution of the agreement
f mediation results in settlement of the administrative dispute, the Depart
nent must enter a final order incorporating the agreement of the parties
personss seeking to protect their substantial interests that would be affected(
y such a modified fnal decision must file their petitions within fourteen day
receipt of this notice, or they shall be deemed to have waived their right
:o a proceeding under Secbons 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. If me
Jiation terminates without settlement of the dispute, the Deparbntment shal
notify all parties in writing that the administrative hearing processes unde
Secbons 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, remain available for disposi
:ion of the dispute, and the notice will specify the deadlines that then will ap
y for challenging the agency action and electng remedies under those tw(
;tatutes.
390806 GCD 6/30/2011


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Florida Department of Transportation Project

ids will be received by the District One Offie until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday
luly 21, 2011, for the following Proposals:
1J35- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Signing & Pave
nent Marking, & Sidewalks in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $118,233.00
1K32- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Thermoplastic Re
oval & Replacement in Polk County. Budget Esimate: $447,000.00
1K33- A Cerification of Qualificaion is not required for Thermoplastic
audible Line Placement in Manatee County. Budget Estimate: $100,000.00
complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on
ur website at http://www.dot.state.fl.us/contractsadministrationdistrictl:
Sby calling (863) 519-2559.
'90148 CN/CB 6/30;7/7/2011


NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2011 - 36
PARTIAL VACATION OF PLATS

PURSUANT TO SECTION 1-54-50.1, Hendry County Code of Ordinances
notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Hendr
county , Florida, did, at its regular meeting held on the 21st day of June
?011, adopt Resolubon No. 2011-36 granting a parbal vacabon of plats fo
-incoln Square Park No. 2 as recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 23, 24, and 25
ying westerly of the west right-of-way line of CR 833, described as follows:

' Lincoln Square Park No. 2, Section B as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 23 o
the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida lying westerly of the wes
right-of-way line of CR 833.
' Lincoln Square Park No. 2, Section C as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 24 o
the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida lying westerly of the wes
right-of-way line of CR 833.
' Lincoln Square Park No. 2, Section D as recorded in Plat Book 2 Page 2!
of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida lying westerly of the wes
right-of-way line of CR 833.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Darrell R. Harris, Chairman
390810 CN/CB 6/30/2011


I
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
GLADES UTILITY AUTHORITY
1 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors (the "Board") of the Glade!
Jtility Authority ('Authonty") is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Jull
5, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the City of Belle Glade Commis
;ion Chambers, 110 Dr. Martn Luther King r. Blvd., Belle Glade, Florid
33430.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider approval of the regular meeting
minutes, consideration of indemnification agreement for St. Mary's Catholi
:hurch, assignment of claims, abolishment of the readiness to serve anc
solution # 2011-02, adoption of a rate surcharge and resolution
'011-03, approve the proposed 2012 budget, and any other business tha
nay come before the Board. The meeting is open to the public and will be
conductedd in accordance with Florida law. A copy of the meeting agenda
nay be obtained at the meebng or, pror to the meeting, by contacng Joce
yn Colon at 561-493-6127. The meeting, or consideration of any individu
nl agenda items, may be continued to a date and time certain to b
announced at the meetng and noticed.
ursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person re
uirng special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of
oisabihty or physical impairment should contact Jocelyn Col6n a
'561) 493-6127 or JColon@pbcwater.com at least forty-eight (48
ours before the meeting.
:f anyone chooses to appeal any decision of the Board with respect to an)
natter considered at the meebng, such person will need a record of the pro
:eedings and should accordingly ensure that a verbatim record of the pro
:eedings is made that includes the testimony and evidence upon which sucd
appeal is to be based.
locelyn Colon GUA Clerk
390542 SUN 6/30/2011
I

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN AND
CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES FOR
REPAVING APPROXIMATELY 3 MILES OF CR 835, CLEWISTON, FL
FM# 429938-1
RFQ No. 2011-20
Opening Date and Time: July 7,2011 @ 2:00 p.m.
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes
;ional services in connection with Repaving approximately 3 miles of CountL
Toad 835 in Clewiston, Florida. Firms submitting must have expertise in de
;ign, permitting, and construction inspection services. Proposers shall havE
II services available in-house or may propose multiple firms, which havE
oined together to provide the various required disciplinary services in orde
:o offer a complete submission. Individuals and firms properly registered Ir
:he State of Florida are encouraged to submit their qualifications for consid
Station. All submittals (see Part IV, Submission Requirements) received ir
response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evaluabon Committee
:n order to be considered, submittals must be received by the Board o
countyy Commissioners at the C. E. Hall Building (Clerk's Office) in the Hend
y County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle Florid"
ay 2:00 p.m., July 7, 2011, at which bme all responses to this request wil
)e recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses.
% copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from thE
-endry County Purchasing Office, located at 165 S. Lee Street, Suite A, La
3elle, FL (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing ad
iress) or by calling (863) 675-5220. Instrucbons and RFQ documents wil
)e emailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee thE
accuracy or completeness of documents sent via emall.
The Evaluation Committee will meet on July 11, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. in thi
Administration conference room, 165 S. Lee St., Ste. A, LaBelle, FL 33935
:o short list the proposals. Presentations of the short listed firms will bE
leld on July 14, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. in the Administration conference room
165 S. Lee St., Ste A, LaBelle, FL 33935.
The solicitabon does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, tc
)ay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or tc
contractt for any services. The County reserve right to reject any or al
;ubmittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or ir
ts enbrety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks
Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Darrell R. Harris, Chairman
3oard of County Commissioners
389000 CB/CN 6/9,16,23,30/2011


LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Hednck Brothers Constructon / Asset Builder
LLC (Construction Managers) on behalf of The School District of Palm Beac
County, Florida (SDPBC) invite Requests For Proposal (RFP) from Land Own
ers interested in receiving soil classified as Organic Silt, Peat (Muck) deliv
ered to their Land. The Muck has been sampled and analyzed during a Phas,
1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment and found to be contaminate
with arsenic and dieldrin at concentrations that could be potential pose
health risk to students and other SDPBC employees.
The Muck will be excavated from an 18.5 acre agricultural site located or
Avenue G, Belle Glade, Florida. The estimated quantity of Muck is 3,200 +/
commerciall truck loads. Currently the Muck excavation and removal is sched
uled between November 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011.
The SDPBC will require the Proposer to provide documentation acceptable tx
the SDPBC confirming the Proposer is the land Owner of record.
[n order for a land / site to be considered acceptable to receive the relocate(
Muck the Proposer will be responsible to perform certain existing soil testing(
procedures and to provide test result information as a part of the Reques
For Proposal response. Soil samples must be collected by or under direct su
pervision of a Florida licensed Professional Engineer of Geologist and in ac
cordance with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Sol
Sample Standard Operations Procedure. Soil samples must be analyzed by
State of Florida licensed laboratory.
The Proposer will be responsible for all costs to prepare a Request For Pro
posal response.
The SDPBC reserves the right to reject any or all offers or to accept any of
fers which is in its best interest. The SDPBC also reserves the right to waiw
any informalities, irregularities, and technicalities in procedure.
Contact Berretta Davis - Phone 561-689-8880 Fax 561-681-5088 to receive
Request for Proposal documents.

The Request for Proposal due date is July 15, 2011.
390545 SUN 6/30,/7/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC the holders of the follow
ng certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and thE
lame in which it was assessed are as follows:
:ERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2019 2007 1074433-03000230080 Salomon Trlas
ot 8 in Block 23 of Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof, re
:orded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 thru 2 of the Public Records of Hendr
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.
Jnless such cerbficate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de
;cribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk',
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing LaBelle, Florida, at 11:0(
.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of July, 2011, which is thE
21st day of July, 2011.
Dated this 16th day of June, 2011.
Barbara S. Butle
Clerk of Circuit Cour
Hendry County, Florind
389968 CN 6/23,30;7/7,14/2011


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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Public Safety Coordinating
Council will hold a meebng on Friday, July 8, 2011, at 10:00 A.M., in the
Hendry County Staff Conference Room, 1st Floor, 165 S. Lee Street, Room
4-118, LaBelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site
s accessible by the disabled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any mat
ter considered at this meebng, 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.
Board of County Commissioners
of Hendry County, Florida
390795 CN/CB 6/30/2011


NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF LANDOWNERS
OF CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors o
the Clewiston Drainage District, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners o
the Clewiston Drainage District, for the year 2011, will be held in the office
Df the District, 350 West Arroyo Avenue, Hendry County, Clewiston, Florida,
an Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. in the afternoon, for the purpose
Df:
1.Electing one (1) Supervisor fora term of three (3) years.
2.Receiving annual reports and taking such action there to
As the landowners may determine.
3.Transacting such other business that may come before the landowners.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT
/s/ James Pittman
Supervisor
389976 CN 6/23,30/2011


City of Clewiston
RequestforBids
Lease of 515 Valencia Street at Sikes Park
The City of Clewiston will be accepting sealed bids to lease for two (2) years
(exclusive of the months of June and July) the real property and permanent
improvements located at 515 Valencia Street at Slkes Park and legally de
ascribed as follows:
Block 209, General Plan of Clewiston, Florida, as revised September 7,
1937, according to Plat thereof in Plat Book 2, pages 71-78, inclusive,
Public Records of Hendry County Florida.
Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., local time, Wednesday, July 14, 2011,
at Clewiston City Hall, 115 W. Ventura Ave. Clewiston, FL. At this time and
place, the bids will be opened and read aloud. No bid below Five Hundred
Dollars ($500.00) per month will be considered.
qualified bids must meet the Minimum Bid Specifications available online a
Nww.clewiston-fl. ov or alternatively you may request a copy of the Mini
mum Bid Speci cations by calling City Clerk Marilyn McCorvey a
863-983-1484.
Each bid must be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked "2011 Lease
515 Valencia Street at Sikes Park'" Bids may be mailed or hand delivered to
City Clerk Marilyn McCorvey, 115 W. Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440.
No responsibility shall be attached to any officers for premature opening o
a bid not properly addressed and identified.
The City of Clewiston reserves the right to reject any and all bids, with o
without cause, to waive technical errors and informalities or to accept the
bid that in its judgment best serves the City. The current use of the proper
l is a daycare center, and it is the responsibility of the bidder to ensure
their intended use ofthe facility is allowed por to bidding.
390475 CN 6/30/2011


EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DISTRICT
NOTICE OF
2011
ANNUAL LANDOWNERS MEETING
&
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boun
ranes of the EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA ENVIRONMENTAL PRO
ECTION DISTRICT that pursuant to applicable laws, a meebng of the
landowners of the EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA ENVIRONMENTAl
ROTECTION DISTRICT will be held on Friday, July 15, 2011 at 9:00
.m. in University of Florida/IFAS- Everglades Research and Education Cen
er, 3200 E. Palm Beach Road, Belle Glade, FL 33430, for the following pur
oses:
1. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto
as the landowners may determine;
2. Election of Supervsor(s)
3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the
meebng.
The Board of Supervisors meeting will commence immediately thereafter
nd the purpose of this meeting is to adopt a budget for fiscal yea
011-2012 and to tansact any and all business that may come before the
board.
If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Super
isors with respect to any matter considered at these meetings he/she will
eed a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she ma
reed 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.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any per
on requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting, be
cause of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District's
attorney, Charles F. Schoech, at 561-655-0620 at least five (5) calendar
ays prior to the Meeting.
DATED this Monday, 23rd day of May, 2011.
Y: Charles F Schoech, Asst. Secretary and Counsel to the District
87787 BGS/CN 6/23,30/2011

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 10-CA-1167
FIRSTBANK,
Plaintiff,
vs.
LABELLE ACQUISITIONS, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, RONALD S.
WEBSTER, individually, JAMES B. KARTER, LEE A. CHRISTY and KIMBERL
M. CHRISTY, husband and. wife,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated the
23 day of June, 2011, and entered in Case No. 10-CA-1167 of the Circui
court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida
herein First Bank is the Plaintiff and LaBelle Acquisitions, LLC, Ronald S.
Webster, James B. Karter, Lee A. Christ and Kimberly M. Christy are the De
pendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in front of the of
re of the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the Hendry County Courthouse (being
the 2nd floor hallway of the Hendry Courts Building) in LaBelle, Florida, a
11:00 a.m. on the 27 day of July, 2011, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to-wit:
A tract of land lying in Section 2, Township 43S, Range 29E, Hendry
County, Florida; Commencing at the Northeast corner of said Section 2,
Township 43 S, Range 29E, Hendry County, Florida; thence N 8903852" W
along the North line of said Secbon 2, Township 43S, Range 29E, 3158.26
feet t tthe Southerly right of way line of Canal C43 (Caloosahathee Riv
er), the Point of Beginning. Thence Southeasterly S 2255'15" E for 955.29
feet, more or less, to the point of intersection with the Southeasterly in
of a 100.00 feet wide drainage easement containing the original Caloosa
hatchee River; Thence Southwesterly S 38057'57" W for 217.00 feet along
the Southeasterly line of said drainage easement; thence Northwesterly N
5754'31" W for 588.00 feet; thence Northwesterly N 31"54'35" W fo
540.00 feet; more or less to the Southerly right of way line of Canal C43;
thence Northeasterly N 63035'14" E for 603.38 feet along the Southerly
right of way line of said Canal C43 to the Point of Beginning,
Together with and subject to a mutual, nonexclusive easement, 70 feet in
width, for ingress, egress and utilities over the ingress/egress access ease
ment. The Boundaries of the 70 feet wide, mutual, nonexclusive ingress,
egress and utilities easement are 35 feet on each side of and parallel with
the centerline of said easement, which is described as follows:
Starbng at the intersection of the Western boundary of Section 2, Town
ship 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, with the Northern
boundary of State Road 80; thence Easterly N 84'10'56" E for Oan f-:
more or less, along the Northern right of way line of State R . ,
thence Northerly N 00'45'12"W for 10.20 feet; thence Easterly N .
E for 859.31 feet along the Northern right of way line of State Route 80 to
the intersecbon with the Western boundary of a 200 feet wide draiag
easement; thence Easterly N 84'07'36" E for 399.23 feet along the North
ern right of way line of State Route 80 to the Point of Beginning of the
centerline of the said 70 feet wide easement.
Thence from the Northern right of way line of State Route 80, Northwest
erly N 09'23'23" W for 415.00 feet; thence Northwesterly N 36'37'29" W
for 207.53 feet to a point, hereinafter known as Point"A" thence continue
Northwesterly N 36037'29" W for 260.83 feet to a point, hereinafter known
as Point "B"; thence Southwesterly S 74'42'30" W for 675.62 feet; thence
Northwesterly N 29015'59" W for 350.00 feet; being a line lying parallel
with and 35.00 feet West of the Easterly boundary line of Tract 15; thence
Northeasterly N 08'37'15" W for 219.83 feet; thence Easterly S 89010'51
E for 381.96 feet; thence Northeasterly N 63'35'14" E for 430.00 feet to
the Point of Termination of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide ease
ment in Tract 12.
Together With: Start at said Point "A"; thence Northeasterly N 57�5607
E for 429.95 feet; thence Easterly N 83'36'55" E for 800.00 feet; to the
Point of Termination of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide easemen
from Point"A" in Tract 7.
Together With: Start at said Point "B"; thence Northeasterly N 5756'07"
for 483.15 feet; thence Northeasterly N 38'57'57" E for 300.00 feet; to the
Point of Termination of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide easemen
from Point"B" in Tract 11,
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,
[F 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 or
er to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
e provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ken Kellum, Court Opera
ons 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 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice o
Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800- 955-8771.
WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 24 day of June, 2011
BARBARA S. BUTLER, Clerk of the Cour
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ARREST REPORT


Anthony Leroy Demeritt, 23


Clinton Travis Drake, 18


This column lists arrests, not convictions, 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.


SAggravated ", ii ..
knew or should have known
victim was pregnant
*Arrested June 15 byDep.
Brooks


*Possession of burglary
tools w/ intent to use
*Arrested June 20 by DS
Hainley


Virkeyvious Ottereon Scruggs, 21


Armando Gonzalez, 20


Richard Garcia, 31


Raul Angel Ramos, 21


* Carrying a concealed
weapon, firearm and larceny
*Arrested June 16 by Sgt.


Joshua Bruce Benavidez, 20



SGrand theft, $300-$5,000
*Arrested June 21 by J.
Hunt


*Aggravated assault w/
deadly weapon w/o intent
to kill
*Arrested June 15 by DS


Blake Allen Barfield, 18



I 'Grand theft, $300-$5,000
*Arrested June 21 by J.
Hunt


*Driving w/ suspended li
cense, habitual offender
*Possession of controlled
substance w/o prescription
*Arrested June 16 by Sgt.


Jonathan Daniel Moss, 17



S * Grand theft, $300-$5,000
SArrested June 21 by J.
Hunt


*Robbery by sudden
snatching and accessory after
the fact -third degree felony
*Aggravated IIi, ., w/
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*Arrested June 21 by CPD
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Leroy Danny Brice Jr., 57



*Possession of cocaine
and marijuana over 20 grams
eArrested June 20 by S.
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'Birdman' Caged
A man known as "Birdman" was arrested af
ter returning money that he stole. The attempt
ed theft happened in the early morning of June
5 at Thomas Diner. A man, later identified as
25-year-old Jeremiah
Johnson, came in and
casually walked off
with a money bag.
Thomas Horace
went after the sus
pect and confronted
him as he walked
down Harlem Acad
emy. The suspect
gave Horace back the
money.
On June 17, the
suspect was finally
located and identi
fled from the security
camera footage from
Thomas Diner. Dep. Krause made the arrest.
During questioning, the suspect was con
fused as to why he was being arrested. Krause
replied that he had camera footage of him steal
ing the money.
The suspect explained, "Since I gave the
money back, why am I in trouble?" Krause re
plied, "So, you did take the money and gave it
back?" The suspect said, "Yes, I took it and gave
it back."


Desperate Times
A mother of five was arrested June 24 for
stealing a month's worth of power totalling
$410.
Police responded to a call from Glades Elec
tric after one of their
workers discovered
a meter that had
been tampered with.
The meter had been
disconnected due to
non payment. Dep.
Hunt of Hendry
County Sheriff's in
e al; .1 i along with
the worker from
Glades Electric.
The owner of
the home, 29 year
old Edelmira Lopez, Edelmira Lopez
claimed that the pow
er had been turned
off for over a month. However, Hunt noticed
that it was substantially cooler inside the house.
He also noticed that the a/c's drain pipe had a
pool of water near it and was dripping water.
In her statement, the suspect stated that her
power had been shut off and she could not af
ford to pay the $1,017 power bill to have it turned
on. She would install the meter in the morning
and disconnect it every night.
Her reason for doing was simple: "I did it,"
she said. "I got five kids."


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BY LT. SUSAN HARRELLE
HCSO
Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden has
selected a new inmate phone service provider to
save labor, increase security, and enhance inves
tigation tools. He has recently awarded Telmate,
LLC a new contract to provide inmate telephone
systems and service to Hendry County Jail in
LaBelle.
This new service reduces the amount of ad
ministrative work that correctional officers per
formed passing messages from friends, family
members and lli .... . Telmate provides each
inmate with one call upon booking so they can
notify their family of their whereabouts and con
edition.
On the day of the changeover all inmates got
free calls for 24 hours so they could notify their
families of the new phone system and how to
place and pay for calls. The software provides
voicemail service whereby families and other ap
proved outside parties (like attorneys) may leave
a confidential voice message for an inmate.
Telmate kiosks can been found at the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office lobby in both Clewiston
and LaBelle; this will allow family members and
friends of inmates to deposit funds for phone
calls at the county jail. By placing a kiosk in the
Clewiston sub-office it provides easier access to
family members and eliminates the 30-mile drive
to LaBelle. In addition, a 24/7 toll free bi-lingual


customer service line offers facility staff, inmates
and family members a significant improvement
for issue resolution.
The Hendry County Jail will be able to
streamline transfers of inmates to and from
Glades County Jail, which also utilizes the Tel
mate system. When an inmate is released they
will be issued a MasterCard debit card which
is an easy-to-manage option for returning un
used funds. This program eliminates the need
for facility staff to handle cash or write checks
and allows released inmates access to their own
money, even if they have no bank account.
With the new Telmate phone system, in
mates will use voice verification technology
along with a PIN number before each phone
call. This will protect each inmate's phone time
securely by establishing identities during the call
placement process.
The Telmate system makes available a tre
mendous number of new tools available to
crack down on criminal activities by allowing
live secure review of inmate phone calls.
Sheriff Steve Whidden stated "under this
contract, Telmate pays for all equipment, main
tenance, software and infrastructure to provide
inmate phone service and payment kiosks. This
includes any upgrades to i .. - i. 11 or additions
in hardware to ensure that Hendry County re
ceives the most advanced solution possible, at
no cost to the taxpayer."


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