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Title: The Clewiston news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Publication Date: 05-17-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Clewiston (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
General Note: Tom Smith, editor.
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While county sees slight crime drop, city continues decrease in crime activityBY JESSICA SCHULTZ jschultz@newszap.comIn last weeks edition of The Clewiston News, an article covered the ndings of the report as it relates to all of Hendry County. Further analysis of the information, however, shows that the city of Clewiston, despite being in the county, remains one of the safest cities on the lake with regard to crime. It is an interesting juxtaposition for the top two law enforcement agencies in the county -a troubling stat plagues one while crime gures continue dropping year after year for the other. While several law enforcement agencies cover Hendry County, the two major divisions are the Hendry County Sheriffs Of ce and the Clewiston Police Department. The police department covers the city of Clewiston alone, while all areas past the city limits, including Twin Lakes, Harlem, Pioneer, Montura, and the city of LaBelle, are under the jurisdiction of the sheriffs of ce. Judged as its sole division, the Clewiston Police Department is posting exemplary work. Clewistons crime rate has dropped another 9.6 percent in sync with a steady downward trend across the last ten years (the crime rate dropped by 24.2 percent in 2010 and by 14.5 percent in 2009). The total index crime number of 798 in 2002 is a far cry compared to the current 264 index crime number. In additon, the solvability percentages of these cases are positive. The clearance percentage for Clewiston means that if youre a victim of a crime in the city, you have about a one in three chance that your case will be solved, said Chief Gutshall. It goes to show thats why you [the citizens] pay for a police department. Jillian Sparks job as Clewiston Breakdown of FDLE Stats Shows Clewiston is a Safe Community V. Nbtn f r V N btn f r Tn, M T Abt n Yf rfPf Snnr V r ICUPf SEE FDLE 20 The Rotary Club presented multiple scholarships to deserving applicantsBY JESSICA SCHULTZ jschultz@newszap.comSounds of polite chatter and silverware clinking on plates lled the room as Rotary members, Clewiston High School representatives, and scholarship applicants enjoyed lunch before the big news was announced: who won the Campbell Nall Scholarships, the Weekly Asphalt Scholarship, and the Rotary Club Scholarships. Twenty-one anxious Clewiston High School students sat in the back of the room, each with high hopes. Of these 21 applicants, only ve would win a scholarship that afternoon, May 14. After Pastor John Hicks prayed over the feast and attendees, the Pledge of Allegiance of cially started the meeting. All the while, the students participated in the usual routine of the Rotary meeting, patiently waiting. After a couple of merry songs sung by club members, Joseph Whitehead took to the podium to get down to business. Each applicant had their time to shine as Whitehead announced to Five Local Students Win ScholarshipsSEE SCHOLARSHIPS 18 BY GIGI MEZZIO Clewiston Middle SchoolClewiston Middle School sixth graders prepared speeches for the annual Tropicana Speech Competition that was held on Friday, May 11. For the school wide competition, Language Arts teachers served as judges while parents anxiously looked on as their child informed, entertained, and even brought them to tears with their original stories. First place winner, Sara Perera told a heart-warming, true story about her grandfathers near death experience while building an orphanage in Yuma, Venezuela. Although he suffered complete physical exhaustion, he knew that Jesus was there to help him. With the help of God, her Grandfather Tony was able to build the Home of Refuge orphanage ... and is still alive and well and still saving the lost and unloved children from the streets, Sara concluded. Sara displayed exceptional communication skills and exhibited a mature con dence that was touching to all observers. Her story was titled, The Help. Second place winner, Sara McKown, related a humorous vignette about her younger brother, My Little Monster. She stated that he is small but ferocious and his disguise is being cute. My Annoying Brother, was 3rd place winner, Brooke Jarviss title. She went on to explain how her older brother is annoying. He always annoys me by poking me, scaring me, and just doing random acts of unkindness, she explained. Joby Ingram will step up to the plate in the event that one of the other winners isnt able to make the district competition, with his 4th place native heritage informational speech, Oh, Night of First Nation, which tells about the Indian tribe he belongs to and some of their history. The county level competition will be held in the LaBelle High School auditorium on May 29 at 6:30 p.m. Speaking Out for Tropicana PHOTO / JENNY WOODSThese ve scholarship winners were recognized at the Rotary Club on Monday. From left to right: Erica Hegley, Morgan Jones, Alex Abreu, Jessica Torres, and Cassandra Paniagua. Clewiston Recognizes Scholarship Recipients

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Clewiston Recreation Fish Camp offers a summer camp program for students age nine to fteen who are interested in shing. Fish Camp provides valuable information regarding sh and their habitat, teaches various shing techniques, and cultivates a new crop of responsible anglers. All aspects of shing are covered, ranging from sh identi cation and sh biology to boat navigation and angling techniques. Campers leave Fish Camp with an appreciation for the sport of shing, as well as the knowledge required for ethical angling, and stewardship of their natural resources. Fish Camp also introduces participants to the eld of sheries biology and current Fisheries projects. Fisheries biologists visit to discuss the goal of the Division of Fisheries and the methods and equipment used to perform project duties. Campers conduct scienti c procedures involving sh and sh habitat and participate in sh sampling demonstrations. Camp hours: Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Campers may be dropped off as early as 8 a.m. and must be picked up by 5 p.m. Campers are provided with all gear necessary for shing. Each child is given his/her own rod and reel and tackle box full of tackle to be used during camp week. At the close of Fish Camp, campers take their shing equipment home to use for future shing and to share with others. The goal is to have each child leave camp equipped to sh safely with both the knowledge and the gear. Campers need to come dressed for the weather. Children are outdoors each day and camps run rain or shine. Items to bring daily: Sunscreen Hat and Sunglasses Insect repellent Snacks ( shing makes you hungry!!) Old shoes that can get wet and muddy Lunch is provided Please contact the Youth Center with any questions or comments concerning this program at 863-983-1492 or www.clewistonrecreation.com to register. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Lake O City Offers Fish Camp for Children This Summer SUBMITTED PHOTOSFish Camp offers a great way for children interested in shing to gain more knowledge of the sport through hands-on learning activities.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Click it or TicketThe nationwide Click it or Ticket campaign begins on May 18 through June 3. Law enforcement will be out looking for violators. More information and updates will be on their facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Clewiston-Police-TrafficUnit/202836426434964.Foster Parent ClassIf you are interested in taking a foster parent class, please call 863-983-5269 or contact Rene at 239-464-0112. The class will meet once a week for 10 weeks. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church. Garden Club MeetingThe Clewiston Garden Club is having their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 17, at the Clewiston Museum at 9:30 a.m. It will be their last meeting before summer. After the meeting, they will be having a luncheon at the Clewiston Country Club.Caloosa Federated Republican WomenFriday, May 18, at 7 p.m., the Caloosa Federated Republican Women will commemorate the 62nd anniversary of 101 Republican Women from both coasts and central Florida who met in December of 1949 at the Clewiston Inn to initiate a state organization and encourage all Republicans to become politically active. They will have a table for early registration prior to a welcome, meet and greet, cocktail party at the Clewiston Inn. Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m., the Sugar and Spice Room will be open for registration. A luncheon will be served at 1 p.m. There will be ladies to assist all attendees with the silent auction items on Friday evening and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.Babysitting CourseThe American Red Cross will be holding a baby-sitting course for ages 12-15 on May 19, at the Youth Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All participants need to bring their own lunch. Pre-register by May 14. To register, call the Youth Center at 863-983-1492.The Bible Story in 20 MinutesFirst United Methodist Church of Clewiston invites the community to hear Pastor John Hicks share a special message on the Heart of the Bible Story from Genesis to Revelation this Sunday, May 20, at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.Christian Fellowship ScholarshipOpen to any Clewiston area graduating high school student who attends or is active in a local church, ministry, or Christian Fellowship. The student must be planning to attend a college, trade school, or institute. Sponsored by the Clewiston Ministerial Association, two $500 general scholarships and one $200 scholarship for books or incidental expenses will be awarded. Applications are available at local churches, by emailing ClewistonPastors@aol.com, or by calling 863-983-5269. The deadline is May 23.Pioneer Homeowner’s ScholarshipThe Pioneer Plantation Homeowner’s Association is offering a scholarship to help with college, technical, or trade school. The graduating senior must be a permanent resident of the Pioneer community. The intent is to encourage and help the youth of the area to pursue their future goals. For more information please contact Fred or Pat Bosley at 863-983-9544. Applications should be submitted to: Pioneer Plantation Homeowner’s Association, Fred or Pat Bosley, 4600 Hendry Isles Blvd., Clewiston, Fl 33440. Applications must be accompanied by proof of acceptance by school or college and must be received no later than May 31. the Pioneer Plantation Homeowner’s Association Scholarship will be awarded at the June 11 Homeowner’s monthly meeting.Fundraiser for Presidential Inaugural ConferenceAnnette Mizell would like to thank those who participated in the fundraiser for Demari Edwards. The winners were Kim Ross, 1st place, and Vicki Hernandez, 2nd place. She is trying to raise money for Demari Edwards’ trip to the High School Presidential Inaugural Conference that will be held Jan. 19 23, 2013. The total cost of the trip is $3,195. If you would like to donate or have any questions, please contact Annette Mizell at 863-885-2718.Summer Camp RegistrationsYou can now register for the 2012 Summer Camp at the Youth Center or online at www. clewistonrecreation.com. The registration deadlines are: 1st Session, June 3 and 2nd Session, July 1. If you have any questions, please call the Youth Center at 863983-1492.Weatherization helps cut electric billsOkeechobee Non-Pro t Housing Inc. is collaborating with Indiantown Non-Pro t Housing Inc. to implement a weatherization program provided by the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs. Low income families in Hendry County can obtain funds through the program to add insulation and make other improvements to their homes that will help cut electric bills. The program is open to both homeowners and renters. In the case of a renter, the owner of the rental property must agree to pay 10 percent of the cost of the improvements. The program mission is to reduce heating and cooling costs by improving the energy ef ciency of the home. Strategies include sealing windows and doors to prevent waste of heating and cooling, attic insulation, installation of smart thermostats for central health and cooling, replacing inef cient refrigerators, and many other improvements at no cost to the applicant. For more information, contact Okeechobee Non-Pro t Housing Inc. by calling 863-467-5525, or stop by the of ce at 115 S.W. Fifth Avenue in Okeechobee.National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will be starting a group for family members of people with mental illness. For more information and registration please call 863-241-9563 or 863946-0411.Program helps Hardest Hit HomeownersIf you’ve experienced a nancial hardship due to job loss or reduced hours resulting in a reduction in your income, the federal government has allocated funding to the State of Florida to help people in your situation. It’s free to apply and those who qualify may be eligible for up to six months of mortgage payments. You can get the help you need when you need it and it’s absolutely free to apply. To nd out if you are eligible or for more information, visit www.FLHardestHitHelp.org or call 877-863-5244.Flea MarketThe VFW Post #4185 is having a continuous indoor-outdoor ea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information, please call Kevin Rose at 863-269-4262. COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATIONClewiston Middle SchoolThe Clewiston Middle School Jr. Beta Club is sponsoring their 1st Annual Talent Show. The event will feature many spectacular acts to entertain. It will be held on Tuesday, May 22, at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance in the Clewiston Middle School front of ce. SCHOOL BRIEFS FIND US ON FACEBOOK!Search ‘Clewiston News’

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 8 mph. Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind between 8 and 13 mph. Weather forecast for Hendry, Glades, and Western Palm Beach counties collected from the National Weather Service. WEATHER Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind between 3 and 7 mph. Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. 11.57 feetabove sea levelLAKE LEVEL Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind between 7 and 10 mph.

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Tips for steering your career in the right direction If you’re a new college or high school graduate, you may have been told by older relatives that the best way to launch your career is to get a decent job and stick with it. But many experts today warn that the expectation of relying on one company to employ you until you retire is no longer realistic. “The traditional path that worked for your grandparents is not necessarily viable anymore,” says Larry Winters, founder and president of Leadership Team Development, Inc., a company that provides business support materials for Amway business owners in North America. As the author of the new book “Live the Dream – No More Excuses,” Winters believes that with the right attitude and a solid plan, you can take control of your nancial destiny. He offers these tips for new graduates inspired to make this commitment: Taking control of your nancial future and career starts when you decide to dive into your opportunity head rst. Be con dent. You can’t win with a mind cluttered with constant doubt. Excuses are easy to make and will only serve to help you avoid doing what’s right. Stop making them! The only real security in today’s economic climate of outsourcing and downsizing is the ability to perform. Gain a practical skill set and become invaluable. Spend time every day reading something to develop your personal growth. Expand your mind with the most positive, optimistic, ethical, inspiring material possible. Surround yourself with people who will help you keep a positive and motivated outlook. Don’t allow friends with a “can’t do” attitude to bring you down. Naysayers are a dime a dozen. The world teaches short-term thinking, but success doesn’t jump up and attack you. True success is a designed, programmed event. Be it the eld of merchandise or medicine, create a plan and follow it. Don’t give up when you fall. Just get back up and move forward. Failures and setbacks are all part of the growing experience. As you make your way into the “real world,” consider harnessing your time, energy and talent into an independent career. It won’t be easy, but success rarely comes without effort – and there’s no better time than when you are strong and full of energy to make it happen. Career Tips for New Graduates 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Do you enjoy learning about marine life? If so you are invited to join the fun and exciting 4-H Marine Ecology Teams for Juniors (8-10 yr.), Intermediates (11-13 yr.) and Seniors (14-18 yr.). An orientation on how to prepare and participate in the December 1st State Marine Ecology Event will be held on Tuesday, May 29, at 3:30 p.m. at Dallas Townsend Extension Of ce (1085 Pratt Boulevard in LaBelle). Study materials are provided. Adult volunteers and team leaders are needed to help with study groups and chaperone activities. The student enrollment fee is $1. Fundraising opportunities will help provide funding for eld trips. For information enrollment forms or volunteer applications contact 4-H Agent Sonja Crawford at 863-674-4092 or Hendry Marine Team leader Margaret England at 863-674-0695. Hendry County 4-H Marine Team Orientation

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL IMMOKALEE ANIMAL CLINIC CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINIC Your pet will always be cared for by a licensed veterinarian1/2 Price on Dentals Free Kidney and Diabetes testing with the annual Wellness ExamDisclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOW COST VACCINATION CLINICS 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 May 2012 to be the First Ever Florida Beef MonthMay is Florida Beef Month for the rst time in the Sunshine State. The month-long program, sponsored by the Florida Beef Council, is aimed at building awareness of beef as a highly versatile and affordable commodity. Florida is home to the largest beef cattle ranch in the United States and ranks eleventh in the nation in the number of beef cows. Cash receipts from the sale of cattle in Florida in 2011 reached $502 million, making Florida's beef industry a pro table component of our state's agricultural industry. In addition to the of cial proclamation by Governor Rick Scott designating May as Florida Beef Month, the Florida Beef Council will be working with Leslie Green, The Hungry Housewife, as its exclusive blogger and spokesperson during the campaign. Green will submit weekly recipes and photos, make media appearances and perform cooking demos utilizing Florida Beef, like Filet Mignon with Mushroom Mascarpone Sauce and Asian Beef Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette. "We're so proud and excited to announce the rst ever of cial Florida Beef Month," notes Jim Handley, CEO of the Florida Beef Council. "Our goal is for Florida residents to recognize how relevant beef is to the industry and what beef does for our great state." As part of a partnership, Tampa-based Sweetbay Supermarket will offer beef recipe tastings at select stores to drive beef sales, special summer grilling in-store signage, and underwrite billboards in Tampa and St. Petersburg. The Florida Beef Council will also sponsor an associate-speci c contest to increase beef sales. To enjoy recipes and to learn more about The Florida Beef Council or Florida Beef Month, please visit www. oridabeefcouncil.org. Florida Beef Council Celebrates May as Florida Beef Month Prepare for Hurricane Season 2012 FSBDC State Of ce: The Florida Small Business Development Center Network (FSBDCN) is pleased to partner with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to help businesses prepare for and understand what a disaster could mean for their business. Critical information will be provided through the partner-assisted training sessions. Hurricane Season 2012 of cially begins June 1 and, although forecasters are predicting an average to below-average season, business owners are strongly urged to prepare for the worst. "The Florida Division of Emergency Management is excited about partnering with the Florida Small Business Development Center to assist small businesses throughout the state with completing a business continuity plan," said Director of Florida Division of Emergency Management, Bryan W. Koon. "As the lifeblood of Florida's communities, it is imperative for small businesses to reopen as quickly as possible following a disaster and advance preparation is the best method for recovery." "The Florida SBDC Network is committed to ensuring Florida small businesses are prepared for all aspects of business," said Jerry Cartwright, State Director of the FSBDCN. "Business continuity must be an important component for every business. In short, we want to ensure they stay open for business in the event of a disaster." As a principal responder in the state's Emergency Support Function (ESF) 18Business & Industry, the FSBDCN is a key economic development organization that supports disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation through its Business Continuity and Risk Management Center (BCRM) program. Initiated in 2006 as part of a congressionallydirected program funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the focus of the BCRM is to ensure that Florida businesses have the education, training, and assistance needed to minimize losses and increase survivability when affected by a disaster. FSBDC certi ed consultants statewide are available to help business owners develop a business continuity, emergency preparedness, and recovery plan at no cost. For more than 35 years, the Florida SBDC Network has nourished a statewide partnership between higher education and economic development organizations, dedicated to providing emerging and established business owners with management and technical assistance, enabling overall growth and increased pro tability for the businesses and economic prosperity for the state. To learn more about the Florida SBDC Network or to nd a SBDC near you, visit www.FloridaSBDC.org or call 1-866-737-7232. Florida Partners Help Businesses If you're one of the estimated 25 million Americans who suffer from asthma, you know what it's like to experience symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. To raise awareness and understanding of this serious and growing health problem, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Genentech have joined with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to launch The Asthma Express, an educational awareness program to help bring allergic asthma to the forefront. The program highlights the increasing number of people suffering from the disease and how it affects them. The program encourages people to get screened to help determine if their asthma is uncontrolled and to talk with an asthma specialist about their results and if they should be screened for allergic asthma. The Asthma Express is stopping in selected cities across the U.S., educating people at community health fairs about asthma, allergic asthma and some available testing options. In each city, the educational experience features: Interactive iPad stations where people can learn more about allergic asthma. Free testing options to see if your asthma is uncontrolled and if allergens may play a role in your asthma. A take home educational kit to help people talk with their healthcare provider about the disease. Many things can trigger or worsen asthma symptoms, leading to uncontrolled asthma that may vary and recur over time. Of the different types of asthma, allergic asthma is the most common form affecting approximately 60 percent of all asthma sufferers in the U.S. Allergic asthma is caused by sensitivity to year-round allergens in the air that trigger an allergic reaction that can lead to asthma attacks and symptoms. It is also associated with IgE, a type of antibody responsible for most allergic reactions. Typically your healthcare provider will use a skin or blood test to see if your asthma is caused by allergens in the air. "It is important to understand what could trigger your allergic asthma to help better control your disease," says Dr. Travis Stork, ER doctor and host of the Emmy award-winning talk show "The Doctors." "Many people living with asthma and allergic asthma have triggers. Identifying your triggers can help you work with your doctor to determine the most appropriate course of action. The one thing I always tell patients: Empower yourself.' When it comes to asthma, nd out if your asthma is allergic asthma." To nd out more about allergic asthma and when The Asthma Express may be coming to a city near you, visit www.AsthmaExpress.com. Asthma Sufferers: Get Informed

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Rod Huggins graduated from Florida International University on May 1, 2012, with a Masters Degree in Sports Management. Rod was a 2006 graduate of Moore Haven High School. We are proud of your accomplishment, Congratulations Rod!Mom & Dad. ROD HUGGINS GRADUATION Richard Godfrey, Sr., and Tonya D. Wilkinson would like to congratulate their daughter, Rickeysha L. Godfrey on passing the Florida Bar on her rst try! Rickeysha was raised in Belle Glade, FL where she graduated from Glades Central High School, with honors, in 2004. Rickeysha went on to attend the University of South Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 2008. Soon after, she relocated to our nations capital to attend the prestigious Howard University School of Law (HUSL). While attending HUSL, Rickeysha served as a graduate assistant in the Howard University Ofce of Residence Life, gained practical legal experience as a judicial intern in the Ofce of Administrative Hearings and served as the Head Coordinator of the annual Graduate Student Assembly Gala. Rickeysha earned her Juris Doctor from Howard Universitys school of law in 2011. She credits the grace of God coupled with the relentless support and unconditional love of her parents, grandparents, and siblings for her success. Congratulations Rickeysha, we love you and we are so PROUD of you! RICKEYSHA GODFREY ACHIEVEMENT for SUPERVISOR of ELECTIONS21 Years of Experience in ElectionsPolitical Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Brenda Hoots, Democrat for Supervisor of Elections 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOWestside AR RallyTop three point earners at the Westside Elementary AR rally were 3rd place Christopher Rodriguez, 2nd place Destiny Bonilla and 1st place Angelica Contreras. PHOTO / AMY MCKOWNTiger Athletes of the YearClewiston High School named two as the Tiger Athletes of the Year during its Spring Sports Awards Ceremony last Thursday evening at the CHS Auditorium. Robby McCarthy and Whitney Irey were named the male and female Athletes of the Year from all of the schools sports students. The spring sports awards events featured baseball, softball, track and tennis teams. Gang-related crime leaves teenager in critical conditionBY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA jzaragoza@newszap.comOn Saturday, May 12, a 16-year-old boy was airlifted from the unincorporated area of Hendry County, just east of Clewiston, with two bullet wounds in his body. Joining her son at the intensive care unit of St. Marys Hospital in West Palm Beach, his mother said she will not stop until justice is served. In the meantime, the Hendry County Sheriffs Of ce mobilized quickly to make an arrest in connection with the case, although they are still on the pursuit of the 14-year-old boy they believe may have pulled the trigger. The sheriffs of ce is asking anyone with information about the crime to contact them. The incident originated at the Clewiston Youth Development Academy, where the suspect and the victim, Michael Rudd, reportedly got into an argument. Rudds mother said, in an act of de ance, Michael blew kisses at the suspect, saying, I still love you. I love you. The suspect threatened him, saying, I have a new gun for you. That incident happened on Thursday. On Saturday, when Michael was in the Sherwood Subdivision outside of Clewiston with friends, the suspect saw him and brandished a gun. A few minutes after an older male walked onto the scene to incite it further, the gun was still clicking from the suspect pulling the trigger long after running out of bullets. Michael was shot twice, while a relative of his, Giovanni Lopez, was hit in the leg. With Michael injured, his older brother made his way to him, picking him up and carrying him to the car while the suspect Mother of Shooting Victim Hopes for ArrestSEE SHOOTING 18

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BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonThe Anhinga is sometimes called a Snakebird or Water Turkey. The name is derived from the Brazilian Tupi language which means “devil” or “snake bird.” It is often mistaken for the Double-crested Cormorant. The Anhinga has a very long neck and often swims with just its neck above water. Its tail is longer than a Cormorant’s and it has a long thin pointed bill while the Cormorant’s bill has a hook-tip. The male Anhinga has a mostly black green body with a glossy black blue wings and tail. There are white feathers at the tip of the tail and elongated gray or light purple white feathers at the back of the head and neck. The female is similar to the male except it has a pale gray-buff or light brown head, neck and upper chest. Juveniles are mostly brown until after their second or third winter. Anhinga lack oil glands to waterproof their feathers. They will often spread out their wings and feathers to dry if they become waterlogged. Their call is a raspy croaking sound. This resident breeding bird is found throughout much of Florida in freshwater swamps, marshes and ponds in urban and rural area and less frequently in brackish or saltwater habitats. Their diet consists mainly of sh which they spear with their bill, but they will also eat insects and crustaceans. Anhinga will place their nests in mixed-species colonies of Herons, Egrets and Cormorants. These colonies range from six to several hundred pairs of nesting birds. The male Anhinga begins nest construction and collects nearly all of the twigs, sticks and green material for the nest, which is built ve to 100 feet above the ground. The female nishes building the bulky platform nest. Egg-laying often occurs during March and April. Three to ve white to plain blue eggs covered with a chalky deposit will hatch in 35 to 28 days. The young birds remain near the nest until they are fully grown and capable of ight. You are invited to join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers for birding trips to STA5 located 20 miles south of Clewiston. For reservations for these free trips contact Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. Visit the HGAS website at: www.hendrygladesaudubon.org for the 2012-2013 STA5 schedule. Check for updates on the Hendry-Glades Audubon on Facebook page. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Looking for the best rates for Domestic and International Travel ?1-877-988-2896 Call us today,We can beat any online rate! CenturyLink Offers Telephone Assistance To Individuals Living On Tribal Lands Low-income consumers may qualify for assistance that will reduce the cost of basic monthly telephone service. The assistance program, known as Lifeline Affordable Telephone Assistance, is available to qualifying consumers in every U.S. state (territory and commonwealth). Quali cations for participation vary by state. In states that follow the federal guidelines, the subscriber must have a household annual gross income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for a household of that size; or participate in any one of the following programs: Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), National School Lunch Program’s Free Lunch Program, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Residents of American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal lands may qualify for up to an additional $25 of enhanced Lifeline support monthly and a credit of up to $100 on their initial installation charges. An individual living on tribal lands may qualify for Lifeline and Link-Up discounts if he or she participates in one of the programs listed above, the Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribally Administered Tem porary Assistance to Needy Families, or Head Start (only for those households meeting its income qualifying standard.) Lifeline eligible subscribers may also qualify for reliable home high-speed Internet service up to 1.5Mbps for $9.95* per month for the rst 12 months of service. Further details are available at centurylink.com/internetbasics. If you live in a CenturyLink service area, please call 1-800-201-4099 or visit centurylink.com/ lifeline with questions or to request an application for the Lifeline program. *CenturyLink Internet Basics Program – Residential customers only who qualify based on meeting income level or program participation eligibility requirements, and requires remaining eligible for the entire offer period. First bill will include charges for the rst full month of service billed in advance, prorated charges for service from the date of installation to bill date, and one-time charges and fees described above. Qualify ing customers may keep this program for a maximum of 60 months after service activation provided customer still quali es during that time. Listed High-Speed Internet rate of $9.95/mo. applies for rst 12 months of service (after which the rate reverts to $14.95/mo. for the next 48 months of service), and requires a 12-mon th term agreement. Customer must either lease a modem/router from CenturyLink for an additional monthly charge or purchase a modem/router from Cen turyLink for a onetime charge, and a one-time High-Speed Internet activation fee applies. A one-time professional installation charge (if selecte d by customer) and a one-time shipping and handling fee applies to customer’s modem/router. General – Services not available everywhere. CenturyLink may change or cancel services or substitute similar services at its sole discretion without notice. Offer, plans, and stated rates are subject to change and may vary by service area. Deposit may be required. Additional restrictions apply. Terms and Conditions – All products and services listed are governed by tariffs, terms of service, or terms and conditions posted at centurylink.com. Taxes, Fees, and Surcharges – Applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges include a carrier Universal Service charge, carrier cost recovery surcharges, state and local fees that vary by area and certain in-state surcharges. Cost recovery fees ar e not taxes or government-required charges for use. Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthlmay vary by service area. Deposit may be required. A dditional restrictions apply. Terms and Conditions – All products and services listed are governed by tariffs, terms of service, or terms and conditions posted at centurylink. com. Taxes, Fees, and Surcharges – Applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges include a carrier Universal Service charge, carrier cost recovery surcharges, state and local fees that vary by area and certain in-state surc harges. Cost recovery fees are not taxes or government-required charges for use. Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthly, not promotional, rates. 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Inland Birding Fun: Anhinga (ANHI) PHOTO / LARRY FROGGEAnhinga chicks. Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Serving all of Hendry County...Heidi Kunstman, MDBoard Certi“ed Pediatrician We are accepting new patients at our LaBelle Medical Of“ce 930 South Main St. (Next to the Winn-Dixie grocery store) For an appointment call... (863) 675-0160Medicaid, Medipass, Florida KidCare and most private insurances accepted. Patients with or without insurance seen. Discounted fees available. 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 4-H members participated in County Events at the LaBelle Extension Of ce to win a place to compete in District 12 4-H events held in Collier County. District 12 4-H Events were held at Corkscrew Elementary School. District 12 consists of Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Lee counties. The youth presented an illustrated presentation on an interested topic, submitted a photo/poster, modeled a constructed or selected garment in the Fashion Revue, and/or participated in the Share-the-Fun Talent Show. Receiving Blue Ribbons at County Events in the Presentation category: Sean Chadwick, Maggie Gacula, Savanna Green, Stormie Green, Brittney Harrell, Haley Harrell, Rebekah Lopez, Andy McAvoy, Dustin Padgett, Harry Plamondon, Joseph Rourks, Harley Yates, and Iman Zekri. Recieving Blue Ribbons at District Events in the Presentation category: Sean Chadwick, Maggie Gacula, Brittney Harrell, Haley Harrell, Rebekah Lopez, Andy McAvoy, Harry Plamondon, and Iman Zekri. Sean, Andy, and Harry will be presenting their demonstration during Florida 4-H Congress the week of July 23-27 in Gainesville. Receiving Blue Ribbons at County Events in the Fashion Revue Category: Maggie Gacula, Savanna Green, Stormie Green, Brittney Harrell, Haley Harrell, Mia Herrera, Justin Mickelsen, Abby Plamondon, Renee Plamondon, Edilia Rodriguez, Ashley White, and Harley Yates. In the junior division; rst place was awarded to Haley Harrell with Maggie Gacula in second place. Edilia Rodriquez took third place. In the intermediate division; rst place was achieved by Mia Herrera with Brittney Harrell in second place and Harley Yates in third place. In the senior division; Ashley White captured rst place. Ashley will be modeling her garment at Florida 4-H Congress the week of July 23-27 in Gainesville. Receiving Blue Ribbons at District Events in the Fashion Revue Category: Maggie Gacula, Brittney Harrell, and Haley Harrell. 4-H’ers Compete in County and District Events SUBMITTED PHOTOClewiston Bass AnglersThe Clewiston Elks Club, assisted by the Clewiston Bass Anglers, held their rst youth tournament for bass on Lake Okeechobee on May 12. Elks members and Clewiston Bass Anglers members provided boats with adults to take the young anglers out on the lake. Each Angler was provided with a gift package from Clewiston Walgreens, which included a camera for the anglers to document their day on the water. Numerous other local businesses provided sponsorship with gifts and prizes. The weigh in was held at 11 a.m. after starting at safe light, on the stage at Roland Martin Marina. Clewiston Bass Anglers managed the weigh in with Elks members assisting. After the weigh in, the group was treated to a great cookout by the Elks Club. Watch for updates on how your youngster can be involved in this great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and our great lake. Winners were given some great prizes that were provided by the sponsors. SUBMITTED PHOTO SUBMITTED PHOTOCentral eld tripCentral Elementary 4th graders enjoyed a eld trip to the Clewiston Museum recently.

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For over 80 years, Clewiston area residents have continually turned to the Clewiston News for local news of their community. We appreciate the support readers have shown to us over the years and we remain steadfast in our commitment to serving our readers and advertisers. But the world has changed much the last 8 years, let alone the last 80. While the de nition of local news may have remained the same, the method in which readers may receive that news has changed dramatically. For example, our Clewiston News Facebook site, with over 3500 fans has become the hands down number one social media presence in the area. We frequently receive "real time" news tips on the Clewiston News Facebook site, and several important breaking stories in the Clewiston News have emerged from our engaged and active Facebook audience. Several years ago we introduced an online component to our newspaper. Free classi eds and public forums were the most attractive elements to the site, but we sometimes fell short when it came to providing updated news in a convenient and timely package. All that has now changed. Beginning this month, we're very pleased to introduce our "new and improved" digital component -a site we invite you to check out for yourself at orida.newszap.com. The site complements our wildly popular Clewiston News Facebook page extremely well, and adds dramatically to our ability to provide local readers and advertisers with a great new resource. Unlike our prior site, orida.newszap.com offers up-to-date news, expanded photo and video galleries, comprehensive calendars and much more helpful information to readers looking for news not just in Clewiston, but throughout the Glades, Big Lake and Southwest Florida area. We've combined the talents of our news team and contributors to create an online product that we think will be helpful and meaningful to our readers throughout the region. Visitors to our "new and improved" orida. newszap.com will immediately notice some new features: Regular local news updates from our acclaimed network of community newspapers serving the Clewiston area and the entire region. Expanded photo galleries and videos. The latest in local sports and entertainment news to provide you with helpful information on where to go and what to do. Enhanced and comprehensive community calendars that are simple to use and easy for anyone to submit events. And of course, we've kept some of the most popular features such as free online classi eds, local real estate information and obituaries. The site overall has a whole new feel and look. For simplicity, we consolidated a number of pages. We think it's more attractive, interactive and easier to navigate. Most important, we think the new sites will be more useful to you as you look for current information pertaining to your local neighborhood.New look for community forumsAs part of the overall redesign, we have changed the format and location of the public discussion forums. In the past, the forums were a separate entity, and one of our goals during the redesign was to integrate them into the fabric of the overall website. We chose to do this because we recognize that the public discussion forums are an excellent example of a cohesive online community, and we hope to build and expand this online community by extending and nurturing it. To nurture the online community in the forums, we want to make it easier for people to obtain local, relevant and credible news they can then weave into their civic discussion. The new orida.newszap.com makes this possible. While our new forum platform has some improvements over the old, users may notice some differences in features and functionality. In the spirit of continuous improvement, we are committed to upgrading and adding features to the new forums as soon as possible. But the primary purpose of orida.newszap. com remains unchanged. We seek to provide citizens with the electronic equivalent of a town meeting hall -a place for people to gather, socialize, conduct business, exchange local news and discuss public issues. As in the past, our public forums will help facilitate discussion and debate (with civility). As we grow, we will add blogs for different points of view and to provide perspective. Our new site, coupled with our active Facebook presence, along with the print Clewiston News and sister publications, reaf rms our position as the area's most trusted and relied on news and advertising source. In fact, with our multiple channels and platforms, we're proud to say our audience in Clewiston is at an all-time high. If you've never visited our online site -or if you haven't seen us lately -please take a moment to visit us at orida.newszap.com. We welcome your ideas about how to improve newszap.com and make it more useful and informative. Please e-mail your suggestions to help@newszap.com.Editor’s note: Tom Byrd Florida COO for Independent Newsmedia, USA. His email is tbyrd@ newszap.com. Welcome to orida.newszap.com! 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Voter Signature UpdateVoters may update their Signature on their Voter Registration before the elections, applications are available daily 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Supervisor of Elections Of“ce in LaBelle, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., or the Clewiston Elections Of“ce, 100 E. El Paso Ave., any Drivers License of“ce, Public Library, Public Assistance Of“ce or on-line at hendryelections.org. For more information call 863-675-5230 or 863-983-3393.Actualizacion de “rmas de Votantes Los votantes pueden actualizar su “rma en su registro del votante antes de las elecciones, las aplicaciones estan disponibles todo los dias de 8:30 am a 5:00 pm en la o“cina de supervisor de las elecciones en LaBelle, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., O la O“cina de elecciones en Clewiston, 100 E. El Paso Ave., O en cualquier o“cina de licencia de conducir, la biblioteca pblica, la O“cina de Asistencia Publica, O por internet hendryelections.org. Para obtener mas informacion, llame al (863) 6755230 o (863) 983-3393. Lucretia A. Strickland Supervisor of Elections Hendry County, Florida F.S. 98.077 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 "We appreciate the support readers have shown to us over the years and we remain steadfast in our commitment to serving our readers and advertisers."Tom Byrd, COO for Independent Newsmedia, USA SUBMITTED PHOTOSEastside Spelling BeeEastside held its annual Spelling Bee on April 5. Congratulations to all the students that participated. Winners were Kiaya Coco, rst place, Selenda Puentes, second place, and Michelle Mila, third place.

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For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Garage/ Yard SalesLaBelle Downtown Outdoor SaleNew, Used and Abused Honey, Produce, Goodies Refreshments Where: 330 N Bridge St Sat, May 19th You’ll come For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Employment Full TimeBARTENDER for Fraternal Order of Eagles #4523 Apply at 101 Avenue J, Moore Haven, Fl. 863-946-1523 Employment Full Time Kiwanis Thrift Store in LaBelle Assistant Manager Duties: Fill in where needed, supervise, cashier, sort donations, pricing, balance cash drawer, make pickups/deliveries. Manage/train volunteers and community service people. Research & place items for sale on eBay/Craig’s list, sale, post, pack and ship as needed. Quali cations: High school graduate, retail experience, online sales experience Send Resumes To: P.O. Box 2161 LaBelle, FL 33975 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Employment Full TimeMAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (Clewiston, FL) to be responsible for effective execution of all maintenance work. Responsible for ef cient and effective use of all manpower and resources under his/her supervision. Develop trades personnel into welltrained maintenance team and provide sugarcane agricultural and harvesting equipment related expertise and technical guidance. Min req. 4 years exp. with sugarcane agricultural and harvesting equipment. Must have extensive experience working in the sugarcane industry. Send resumes by mail only to Charles Shide, United States Sugar Corporation, 111 Ponce de Leon Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012

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God’s Spirit at Work; Af rming or Denying His CallBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS Saint Martins ChurchIt’s not my altar where I serve; it’s God’s altar. I have to remember that when I’m being casual or when we’re discussing Church matters that are more mundane. People can get to thinking possessively when talking about “their Church” or “their faith.” I have to think about just whose it all is, and as a person who is supposed to serve, how I minister with the gifts entrusted to me. My stance on many things that Churches customarily do seems somewhat open to some of my colleagues. Baptism comes upon request, going over the service of Baptism as it is understood and administered in my tradition; setting a date and time, and then baptizing the child or adult who is presented or who presents himself. The Book of Acts speaks of Peter, while speaking, noted that the gift of God’s spirit fell upon all who had heard on that occasion (Acts 10:44ff). What had struck him was that some of those who were moved were “Gentiles.” These people were obviously not part of the faithful as Peter understood it was supposed to be; but it happened! They were obviously not part of the “in-group” of the faithful as Peter expected it to be; and yet it was obvious to him that God was involved in their lives. What to do? Peter declares “Can anyone keep these people from being baptized with water?(v. 47)” and he notes that they have received God’s Spirit “just as we have.” The “Gentiles” were then baptized; end of discussion! Something will move a person to ask to be baptized, or have a child baptized into the household of the faithful; I understand that to be the work of God’s Holy Spirit moving the person. Obviously, it does not come from society, or come from a world where many traditions have fallen by the wayside, or come from demands, threats or promises. God is involved; in some way, somehow, something moves persons to seek Him. Am I to be stingy with God’s gifts? Am I called to judge? Rather, I interpret those who come have been moved by God, as were the “Gentiles” that morning with Peter. Accordingly, we move forward in faith; isn’t that what it is all about anyway? Some years back I had a young lady come to my house with some pamphlets and wanted to talk about (her) religion. She had told me that she had been baptized as a child in another church but it “didn’t take.” I countered, “What do you mean it didn’t take – here you are on my doorstep talking about religion, being moved by God in some way, concerned, and you’re telling me it ‘didn’t take’!” She paused and re ected; of course it “took” and put her on a path, still seeking and searching, and built on a foundation laid long ago. The Great Commission (Matthew 28:19) is that we who follow in the footsteps of the apostles “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” How to make disciples? Baptize them, then allow God to do something because He has been involved in moving them to be baptized in the rst place. His spirit will unfold in them as it is destined to do. Why baptize? Because God does something; that’s why His Son told us to do it. Baptism is not a social rite; not getting some child or adult “done,” or sociological process. It’s not about being part of a group only, but being a part of that Body of Christ that is here on earth. Nor is it a magical act of some sort; rather an understanding that this is what was commanded of us and that God will act as He sees t to act and for the best of those who respond to His call. God does something, will do something; we are to be faithful in our taking his commission seriously and do it in His name! 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Religion Column SUBMITTED PHOTOSFood for 300 familiesThe Iglesia Vida Nueva Church gave out 15,000 pounds of potatoes, tomatoes, green peppers, bread, apples, and so much more last Tuesday to more than 300 families in the community. SUBMITTED PHOTOWestside Talent ShowWestside Elementary’s Mrs. Hegley, Teacher of the Year, performing at the talent show!

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Employment Full Time Walpole, Inc is looking for LOCAL & REGIONAL DRIVERS 863-763-5593Or apply online www.walpoleinc.comEOE/DFWP€Class A-CDL drivers €2 years T/T experience €Clean MVR &PSP €Paid weekly €Excellent benefits package Employment Full TimeDIESEL MECHANIC• Diagnoses and performs repairs, maintenance and inspections on heavy machinery.• Experience with trucks, farm machinery and other diesel equipment.• Perform engine, transmission, drive train, brakes, chassis, diagnosis and repairs on cane harvesting and industrial equipment. • Repair conveyors, engines, A/C systems, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, fans, valves, tracks, etc.Email your resume: Jdooley@ussugar.com or Apply Online: www.ussugar.com Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Get a quick response to any item you may be sellingwithaclassifiedad. Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Employment Full TimeLOCOMOTIVE & CAR MECHANICAL SUPERVISORUS Sugar is seeking a Railroad Supervisor with ve plus years of locomotive car repair experience. This position will supervise twenty ve workers and must be quali ed in FRA standards. The successful candidate will have had experience in all the following.• Installation, maintenance and repair of Switcher, GP, MP15 style EMD locomotives.• Repair of equipment pertaining to Locomotive/Cane Car Shop.• Maintain and repair cooling, fuel, lubrication and air system on EMD locomotives.• Strong Journeyman Mechanical background. United States Sugar Corporation is one of America’s largest diversi ed, privately-held agribusiness rms. The company is headquartered on the southern shore of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee. In addition to growing, milling and re ning cane sugar, U.S. Sugar owns a short line railroad and its Southern Gardens subsidiary is one of Florida’s foremost producers and processors of oranges and orange juice products.EMAIL Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Employment Medical LPN Nurse Manager for Florida Community Health Centers in Pahokee. 2 years supervisory exp. needed and current FL LPN license. Competitive salary & excl bene ts. Fax resume to (561) 924-3405 e-mail hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP. Job Information Job Information For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com ApartmentsDuplex 3/2 for rent in Clewiston. Newly Remodeled Kitchen. Very Nice. Must See to Appreciate! $700.00 per month. Serious Renters only. (863)983-3785. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Computer/ SuppliesDell Desktop Computers available at Star Food Store by KFC in Clewiston. fully quaranteed. Show this ad and get half off any desktop! 863-517-2782. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments2 BR 1 BA with central air, good location in Moore Haven. Ready to move in. $575/mo + $575 dep. Call Joe (305) 720-3322. Clewiston 1 br. Wildwood Apt. Call: 863-983-3151. CLEWISTON Apt for rent, 2 br/ 1.5 ba, good location. $500 per mo. 409 San Pedro. Call Roberto at 305-951-7666 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Job Information Job Information READING A NEWSPAPER MAKES YOU A MORE INFORMED AND INTERESTING PERSON. No wonder newspaper readers are more popular! 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Apartments MIRA VERDEMOVE IN SPECIAL, 1st MONTH FREE! $20.00 Application Fee• 2 BEDROOMS AT $364.00 PER MONTH• 3 BEDROOMS AT $411.00 PER MONTH• 4 BEDROOMS AT $464.00 PER MONTH LOCATED AT: CALL US AT: 6760 Santa Fe North (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL FREE GIFT FOR EVERY NEW RESIDENT! Here’s the keys to your new home! Aqui estan las llaves de su nueva casa! REGALO PARA CADA RESIDENTE NUEVOMIRA VERDEESPECIAL DE ENTRADA PIMER MES GRATIS!! $20.00 cargo de aplicacion• 2 RECAMARRAS A $364.00 POR MES• 3 RECAMARRAS A $411.00 POR MES• 4 RECAMARRAS A $464.00 POR MES LOCALIZADOS EN: LLAMENOS AL: 6760 Santa FeNorth (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile HomeSaleBank repo 4br/2bath Must sell only $59,900 located in Horseshoe Acres on half acre lot. 863-983-4663 Mobile HomeSaleBank repo Homes of Merit $39,900 with nancing available. Zone III construction. Low down payment accepted. Call 863-983-4663 Apartments Mobile HomeSaleBANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 New 3 br/2 ba Jacobsen doublewide only $49,900. Very easy nancing. No money down with your trade-in 863-983-4663 New 4br/2bath Jacobsen mobile home priced in the mid 50’s Very easy nancing low down payment 863-983-4663 REDUCED TO SELL 3BR, 2BA. Recently remodeled home & Land on Lake. Located 1860 Ridgdill. REDUCED $79,900 Owner nancing avail. with $10,000 down pymt. (843) 766-9434. Singlewide 3br/2bath Zone II mobile home only $6,500 Excellent for Glades County 863-675-8888 or 863-673-4325 Mobile HomeSaleSinglewide mobile home 2 br/1.5 bath located in Tropical Mobile Home Park only $3,500 cash. Handyman special. Call 863-983-4663 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public NoticeNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY DEFERRED COMPENSATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting May 22, 2012, at 1:30 p.m., at the Hendry County Administrative of ce, Conference Room #1, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee 417413 CN/CB 5/17/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF ELECTION PROCEDURES FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District, “the District,” adopted election procedures at their regular meeting on April 25, 2012. If you are interested in qualifying as a candidate for the Board of Supervisors, you will need to notify Carolyn Hester, Manager for the District at the Central County Water Control District Administrative Of ces, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida, telephone (863) 983-5797 no later than June 1, 2012 before 5:00 p.m. The District will hold a landowners’ election for one seat on the ve (5) member board of supervisors on October 20, 2012. A copy of the election procedures may be obtained by contacting Carolyn Hester, Manager at the address or phone number listed above. PLEASE GOVERN YOURSELVES ACCORDINGLY. CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 416555 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 Public NoticeHENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 5:00 P.M., in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida to review the method of distribution of local option fuel tax revenues among the County, the City of LaBelle and the City of Clewiston. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the matter. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Tristan Chapman, Chairman 416946 CN/CB 5/17/2012 Public Notice NOTICE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announce a PUBLIC HEARING for the FWC lead managed portion of the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area, (2,923 acres represented by Lease Number 4245), located in Hendry County, Florida. 7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 24, 2012 John B. Boy Auditorium 1200 S W C Owens Ave Clewiston FL, 33440 PURPOSE: To receive public comment regarding considerations for FWC’s ten-year Management Plan for the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area (OSWMA). This hearing is designed exclusively for discussion of the draft management plan. A Management Prospectus for Okaloacoochee Slough WMA is available upon request from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Conservation Planning Group, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1600. Telephone: (850) 487-9982 or (850) 487-9767 or by e-mail at Rebecca.Shelton@MyFWC.com. 417432 CN 5/17/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE The public is hereby noti ed that the City of Clewiston Code Enforcement Special Magistrate will hold a public hearing on May 23, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. The hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida pursuant to Chapter 26 of the City of Clewiston’ s Code of Ordinances. All interested persons are invited to attend. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, any person needing a special accommodation to participate in this matter should contact the City Clerk by mail at 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440, or by telephone at number (863) 983-1484, no later than three (3) days prior to the hearing or proceeding for which this notice has been given. Notice is hereby given, that any person wishing to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Special Magistrate with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing that is the subject of this advertisement/notice, will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA Travis Reese, Community Development Director 417112 CN 5/17/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1694 2008 1224432-01000290030 Dora Rodriguez & Daisy Cuencio Lot 3, Block29, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416619 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1804 2008 1224432-01000740030 Inez Saenz Deviteri Lot 3, Block 74, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416615 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1652 2008 1224432-01000110100 Christopher & Melissa Christ Lot 10, Block 11, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416614 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1811 2008 1224432-01000760010 Everlinda Marina Toledo Lot 1, Block 76, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416863 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1733 2008 1224432-01000480070 Lucky Path, LLC Lot 7, Block 48, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416881 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1787 2008 1224432-01000660060 Lesandra & Osvaldo Rivera Lot 6, Block 66, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416885 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1714 2008 1224432-01000380120 Coral Parkways Holdings, Inc Lot 12, Block 38, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416867 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1721 2008 1224432-01000420050 Joseph L. Despagne Lot 5, Block 42, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416874 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town.

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2116 2008 1254432-A0001010000 Paul Williams The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 650, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416883 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2013 2008 1264432-A0000330000 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1052, Montura Ranch Estates an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415653 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2299 2008 1364432-A0000530000 Rafael Perez The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. A/K/A Tract 4916, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415690 CN 4/26;5/3,10/17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2036 2008 1264432-A0001170000 Roberto Cruz The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 914, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415654 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2104 2008 1274432-A0000470100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 756, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415648 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1841 2008 1244432-A0000080100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5403, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415644 CN/CB 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2096 2008 1274432-A0000190100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 862, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415684 CN 4/26;5/3,10/17/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1985 2008 1254432-A0002360000 Sergio Lledo The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5025, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415650 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2317 2008 1364432-A0001150100 Sil ra Pateur The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4768, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415695 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2038 2008 1264432-A0001290100 Wendy & Andy Melo The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 954, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415659 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2298 2008 1364432-A0000500100 Rafael Perez The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4915, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415661 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2016 2008 1264432-A0000440100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 1012, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415658 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1858 2008 1244432-A0000510000 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5367, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012, which is the 31st day of May, 2012 Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415649 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2069 2008 1264432-A0002290100 G.A.M.E Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, 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 Tract 500, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415660 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2121 2008 1274432-A0001400000 Gustavo Rodriguez and Angel Rodriguez & Mercedes Rodriguez The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter 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 West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 92, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416887 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1948 2008 1254432-A0001460000 Wadig Rolando Marquez and America F. Herrero De Marquez The North one-half of the East one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 25, 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 Tract 598, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416880 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1914 2008 1254432-A0000520100 Mishaan Abraham & Flor de Mishaan & Humberto Becerra The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, 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 Tract 5097, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416868 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2195 2008 1344432-A0001000000 Israel Carrion, Iris Cabrera And Merlyn Lebron The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4301, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416618 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeREQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SALE OR LEASE OF OFFICE BUILDING 90 N. MAIN STREET, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935 RFP NUMBER: 2012-20 OPENING DATE AND TIME: JUNE 7, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the sale or lease of the of ce building at 90 N. Main St., LaBelle, FL 33935 (Parcel I.D. No. 2-29-43-02-150-0004-002.0), a 2,356 sq. ft. building. In order to be considered, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by June 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the RFP can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to lease or sell the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFP, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this RFP, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFP, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 417381 CN/CB 5/17,24/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS CONSTRUCTION OF FENCING, LABELLE RECREATIONAL PARK – FORREY DRIVE, LABELLE, FL BID No. 2012-18 Opening Date and Time: May 24, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for construction of fencing at the LaBelle Recreational Park – Forrey Drive, LaBelle, FL 33935, Parcel ID # 2-29-43-10-A00-0001.0000. Firms properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their bid for consideration. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by 2:00 p.m. on May 24, 2012 at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any bids received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from Purchasing, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), P.O. Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address), or by calling 863-675-5220 or 863-983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 417109 CN/CB 5/17/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA DIVISION CASE NO. 262009CA00 1316XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS SUCCESSOR TO JP MORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR HOLDERS OF SAMI TRUST 2006-AR-7 Plaintiff, VS. SHANTA WATTIE NADDEN; et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated September 28, 2010 and an Order Resetting Sale dated 4-27-12, and entered in. Case No. 262009CA001316XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA. THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS SUCCESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANTK,N.A.AS TRUSTEE FOR HOLDERS OF SAMI II TRUST 2006-AR7 is Plaintiff and SHANTAWATTIE NADDEN; VENCOTRAI MADDEN; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. I; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 3; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 4: UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 5; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 6; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at on the Second Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochcc Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 at Hendry County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 30th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 14 AND 15, IN BLOCK 374 OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 7178, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST TN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, orHeR THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on May 11, 2012. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATI & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11.438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 417375 CN 5/17,24/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2553 2008 1314433-A0002680000 Jacqueline I. Garcia The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5925, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012. Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415651 CN 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2492 2008 1074433-03000210090 Muhammad Hassan Haniff, Trustee Lot 9, Block 21, Woodland Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fifth Thursday in the month of May, 2012 which is the 31st day of May, 2012 Dated this 18th day of April, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 415655 CN 4/26; 5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2139 2008 1274432-A0001910000 Felix Gomez Carballo The North one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter 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 and subject to a canal easement over and across the North 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 112, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Second Thursday in the month of June, 2012 which is the 14th day of June, 2012. Dated this 2nd day of May, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 416865 CN 5/10,17,24,31/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 12-DR-003072 Judge: Carlin, John S. Martha Patricia Herrera-Cabrero Petitioner and Juan Ramon Esteban Pedroza-Vera Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE WITH CHILDREN TO: Juan Ramon Esteban Pedroza-Vera 560 Wood Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33936 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of Marriage with Children has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Martha Patricia Herrera-Cabrero, whose address is 60 Jim Kulczy Dr. #206, LaBelle, FL 33935 on or before 3-27-12, and le the original with the clerk of this Clerk at P.O. Box 310, Ft. Myers, FL 33902 before service on Petitioner’s or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915). Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: Feb. 16, 2012 CHARLIE GREEN Clerk of the Circuit Court By. M. Nixon Deputy Clerk 415565 CB 4/26;5/3,10,17/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Construction Licensing Board will hold a meeting Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, Labelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 416872 CN/CB 5/17/2012 NOTICE TO PUBLICThe Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 1:30 pm in Suite 1 at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is invited to attend.417415 CN 5/17/2012 NOTICE TO PUBLICThe Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct a Board meeting on Wednesday, Mary 30th, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Florida Cafe, 444 East Sugarland Highway, Clewiston, FL 33440. The public is invited to attend.417416 CN 5/17/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a regular meeting Thursday, May 17th, 2012, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce/Museum conference room, 109 Central Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. If a quorum is not established, the alternative date is Thursday, May 24th 2012 at 4:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Karson Turner, Chairman Hendry County Tourist Development Council 417417 CN/CB 5/17/2012 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 Public Notice Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? NOTICE OF MEETINGThe Barron Water Control District Board of Supervisors will meet at 5:30 P.M. on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the of ce of the District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, Florida. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct routine business that may require Board action. This meeting is open to the public. Mark Colbert, Chairman 417234 CGS/CB 5/17/2012 NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012_ at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 416334 CN 5/10 & 5/17/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE CHANCE’S TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC. WILL SELL THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES BY AUCTION @ 340 N. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL. 33935 ON THE FOLLOWING DATES DUE TO NON PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND STORAGE CHARGES. PURSUANT TO SUB SECTION 713.78 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTE. CHANCE’S TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL BIDS. 06/01/2012 @ 8:00AM 2008 CHRY VIN# 2C3KA43R08H175593 06/02/2012 @ 8:00AM 2002 CHEV VIN# 1G1NE52J32M651587 416947 CN 5/17/2012 Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in the classifeids. One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds.

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continued ring shots in their direction. On Wednesday morning, Michael was still at the ICU at the hospital, but his condition was progressing. Michael's mother, Bianca, is especially upset because of the work her family put into changing the image of the Twin Lakes area, including starting a baseball league for residents there. As an area that has gained notoriety for shootings and other violent crimes, Bianca's family worked to bring a more positive atmosphere to the location. She feels betrayed that the shooting would have involved the very people her family tried to reach out to. According to her, Michael called the suspect's mother after the incident at the school, hoping to make amends with the suspect and avoid an escalation in con ict. The suspect's mother promised to call back to discuss the situation, but never did. "My son called the mother and talked to her. He tried to tell her, look, we're friends, we've known each other forever, we can sit down (and talk)," said Bianca. The sheriff's of ce arrested 23-year-old Victor Carlos Najera, charging him with assault, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, shooting into a dwelling, discharging a rearm in public, and accessory after the fact, reported Lt. Susan Harrelle. She was pleased to hear that the sheriff's of ce worked quickly to make an arrest, but hopes that the main suspect is found soon. That has proved dif cult in an area where intimidation is the surest form of avoiding capture for gang activity. Bianca said there were witnesses, but many refused to give a statement, reporting that other people after the shooting had threatened to kill anyone who talked to the sheriff's of ce. But after everything her family has done, Bianca is taking a stand. "We're going to pursue charges to the fullest," she said. "We're not backing down from these people. They don't scare us. My kid is still here. We're still ghting." 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection South District Of ce, Air Resource Management Draft/Proposed Permit No. 0510003-053-AV United States Sugar Corporation, U.S. Sugar Clewiston Facility Hendry County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is United States Sugar Corporation. The applicant’s responsible of cial and mailing address are: Mr. Neil Smith, Senior Vice President, Sugar Manufacturing, United States Sugar Corporation, U.S. Sugar Clewiston Facility, 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. Facility Location: The applicant operates the existing U.S. Sugar Clewiston Facility, which is located in Hendry County at W.C. Owens Avenue and S.R. 832, Clewiston, Florida. Project: Revision: The applicant applied on February 13, 2012 to the Department for a Title V air operation permit revision. This is a revision of Title V air operation permit No. 0510003-049-AV and is the second revision to the Title V air operation permit renewal No. 0510003-032-AV. This facility is a sugar mill and re nery. This Title V air operation permit revision incorporates air construction permit No. 0510003-050-AC and 0510003-048AC/PSD-FL-415 which authorized the construction of two hydrogen sul de (H2S) degasi cation systems. The existing facility is a major source of hazardous air pollutants (HAP). This permit revision also incorporates emergency engines subject to 40 CFR 63 Part ZZZZ, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Po llutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines and revises Appendix D, Unregulated and Shutdown Emission Units and Appendix E, Insigni cant Activities. The existing facility is a Title V major source of air pollution in accordance with Chapter 62-213, F.A.C. The existing facility is a major stationary source in accordance with Rule 62-212.400(PSD), F.A.C. Existing units are subject to the following New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) in Part 60 of Title 40, the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Subpart A (General Provisions), Subpart Db (Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units), Subpart Dc (Small Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units) and to the following National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories (NESHAP) in Part 63 of Title 40, CFR: Subpart A (General Provisions), Subpart ZZZZ (National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines). Emissions units at this facility may emit one or more of the following criteria air pollutants: carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur dioxide (SO2), particulate matter (PM); particulate matter with a mean particle diameter of 10 microns or less (PM10), particulate matter with a mean particle diameter of 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5), volatile organic compounds (VOC) and lead (Pb). In addition to the above criteria air pollutants, emissions units at this facility may emit one or more of the following Prevention Signi cant Deterioration (PSD) pollutants: uorides (F); sulfuric acid mist (SAM); hydrogen sul de (H2S); total reduced sulfur (TRS), including H2S; reduced sulfur compounds, including H2S; and mercury (Hg). Emissions units at this facility may emit one or more HAP as de ned in Rule 62-210.200, F.A.C. Permitting Authority : Applications for Title V air operation permits ar e subject to review in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210, 62-213 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed project is not exempt from air permit ting requirements and a Title V air operation permit is required to operate the facility. The Department of Environmental Protection’s Air Resource Section in the South District Of ce is the Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project. The Permitting Authority’s physical address is: 2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364, Fort Myers, Florida 33902. The Permitting Authority’s mailing address is: P.O. Box 2549, Fort Myers, Florida 33902-2549. The Permitting Authority’s telephone number is 239-344-5600. Project File: A complete project le is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The complete project le includes the draft/proposed permit, the statement of basis, the application, and the information submitted by the applicant, exclusive of con dential records under Section 403.111, F.S. Interested persons may view the draft permit by visiting the following website: http://www.dep.state. .us/air/emission/apds/default.asp and entering the permit number shown above. Interested persons may contact the Permitting Authority’s project review engineer for additional information at the address or phone number listed above. Notice of Intent to Issue Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue a draft/proposed Title V air operation permit revision to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that continued operation of the existing equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-213, 62296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a subsequent nal permit in accordance with the conditions of the draft/proposed permit unless a response received in accordance with the following procedures results in a different decision or a signi cant change of terms or conditions. Comments: The Permitting Authority will accept written comments concerning the draft/proposed Title V air operation permit for a period of 30 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Written comments must be received by the close of business (5:00 p.m.), on or before the end of this 30-day period by the Permitting Authority at the above address. As part of his or her comments, any person may also request that the Permitting Authority hold a public meeting on this permitting action. If the Permitting Authority determines there is suf cient interest for a public meeting, it will publish notice of the time, date, and location in the Florida Administrative Weekly (FAW). If a public meeting is requested within the 30-day comment period and conducted by the Permitting Authority, any oral and written comments received during the public meeting will also be considered by the Permitting Authority. If timely received written comments or comments received at a public meeting result in a signi cant change to the draft/proposed permit, the Permitting Authority shall issue a revised draft/proposed permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments led will be made available for public inspection. For additional information, contact the Permitting Authority at the above address or phone number. Petitions: A person whose substantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be led with (received by) the Department’s Agency Clerk in the Of ce of General Counsel of the Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station #35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Petitions led by the applicant or any of the parties listed below must be led within 14 days of receipt of this Written Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Petitions led by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be led within 14 days of publication of the attached Public Notice or within 14 days of receipt of this Written Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit, whichever occurs rst. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may le a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of ling. The failure of any person to le a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that person’s right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding of cer upon the ling of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Authority’s action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency’s le or identi cation number, if known; (b) The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner; the name address and telephone number of the petitioner’s representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial rights will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed 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 ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the agency’s proposed action; (f) A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the agency’s proposed action including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agency’s proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the material facts upon which the Permitting Authority’s action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means that the Permitting Authority’s nal action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such nal decision of the Permitting Authority on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available for this proceeding. EPA Review: EPA has agreed to treat the draft/proposed Title V air operation permit as a proposed Title V air operation permit and to perform its 45-day review provided by the law and regulations concurrently with the public comment period, provided that the applicant also transmits an electr onic copy of the required proof of publication directly to EPA at the following email address: oquendo.ana@epamail.epa.gov.. Although EPA’s 45-day review period will be performed concurrently with the public comment period, the deadline for submitting a citizen petition to object to the EPA Administrator will be determined as if EPA’s 45-day review period is performed after the public comment period has ended. The nal Title V air operation permit will be issued after the conclusion of the 45-day EPA review period so long as no adverse comments are received that result in a different decision or signi cant change of terms or conditions. The status regarding EPA’s 45-day review of this project and the deadline for submitting a citizen petition can be found at the following website address: http://www.epa.gov/region4/air/permits/Florida.htm. Objections : Finally, pursuant to 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 7661d(b)(2), any person may petition the Administrator of the EPA within 60 days of the expiration of the Administrator’s 45-day review period as established at 42 U.S.C. Section 7661d(b)(1), to object to the issuance of any Title V air operation permit. Any petition shall be based only on objections to the Permit that were raised with reasonable speci city during the 30day public comment period provided in the Public Notice, unless the petitioner demonstrates to the Administrator of the EPA that it was impracticable to raise such objections within the comment period or unless the grounds for such objection arose after the comment period. Filing of a petition with the Administrator of the EPA does not stay the effective date of any permit properly issued pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 62-213, F.A.C. Petitions led with the Administrator of EPA must meet the requirements of 42 U.S.C. Section 7661d(b)(2) and must be led with the Administrator of the EPA at: U.S. EPA, 401 M Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20460. For more information regarding EPA review and objections, visit EPA’s Region 4 web site at http://www.epa.gov/region4/air/permits/Florida.htm. 417120 CGS 5/17/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice WANT TO SUBMIT NEWS? events? | photos? | tips? | stories? Send us an e-mail at clewnews@newszap.com the audience the students' individual accomplishments, activities, and career goals. Requirements for the scholarship were that the student must be a current resident, a graduating senior of Clewiston High School, be actively involved in various phases of high school life, enroll as a full-time student in post-secondary two year community college or a private or public four year university, have above average grades, two letters of recommendation, and an attached essay explaining how education will help in the students' career pursuits and personal life. Whitehead explained that he even checked ACT scores and was proud to nd that four of the students performed in the upper 90th percentile of the nation. He then relinquished the podium to allow the rst scholarship to be given out. Dan Weekly took the microphone to announce the winner of his company scholarship: Morgan Jones. Jones was awarded a plaque and $2,500 to go towards her college funds. Up next was Karl Larsen. He presented two recipients for the Larsen Family Scholarship of $6,000: Jessica Torres and Erica Hegley. Karl Larsen started the Larsen Family Scholarship ve years ago to honor his parents, Otto and Ellen Larsen of Clewiston and Hendry County. Finally, Whitehead presented the Frances and Campbell Nall Memorial Scholarship on behalf of the Rotary Club. Chosen is one male and one female who must maintain a 2.5 GPA to continue receiving scholarship payments of a total of $6,000 per student ($1,500 per year). It was awarded to Alex Abreu and Cassandra Paniagua. This scholarship was created by Frances Nall in honor of her late husband, Campbell Nall, a former Hendry County commissioner and Clewiston city commissioner who was interested in Rotary and its higher ideals, A total of $26,500 was given away to these worthy students for their pursuit of higher education. SCHOLARSHIPContinued  1 SUBMITTED PHOTOJoe Whitehead passes over the podium to Karl Larsen to give out his scholarship. ShootingContinued From Page 8 Victor Najera

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2011-000960-CA JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE ’ MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff, VS. NOEL DE ARMAS A/K/A NOEL D. ARMAS; NOEL VIGIL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NOEL DE ARMAS A/KJ A NOEL D. ARMAS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NOEL VIGIL; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 11, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: NOEL VIGIL 520 W OBISPO AVENUE CLEWISTON, FL 33440 OR 8880 NW 171ST LN HIALEAH, FL 33018 OR 7415 SW 93RD AVENUE MIAMI, FL 33173 OR 16855 SW 200TH STREET, MIAMI FL 33187 OR 2635 SW 82ND AVENUE MIAMI, FL 33155 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT 19 AND THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 20, BLOCK 438, OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK III, IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, ACCORDING TO THE MAP O R PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 24, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Mark A, Buckles. Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E. Orlando, Florida 32812 and le the original with the Clerk of the abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the rst publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 3rd day of May, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Hendry County Courthouse, 125 Pratt Blvd, LaBelle, Florida 33935 and whose phone number is (941) 675-5217 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 or toll free at 1-800-955-8771. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 416870 CN 5/17,24/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262009CA000468XXXXXX CITIBANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2006-HE5, Plaintiff vs. JANICE M. LEE WILLIE D. LEE; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated May 7, 2012, and entered in Case No. 262009CA000468XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein CITIBANK N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2006-HE5 is Plaintiff and JANICE M. LEE; WILLIE D. LEE; UNKNOWN TENANT NO.1; UNKNOWN TENTANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Section Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 at Hendry County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 6th day of June, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14, BLOCK 7, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 48-49, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on May 8, 2012. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court By: J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO Box 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 417100 CN 5/17,24/2012 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LEASE OR SALE OF OFFICE BUILDING, 88 S. MAIN STREET, LABELLE, FLORIDA 33935 RFP NUMBER: 2012-19 OPENING DATE AND TIME: JUNE 7, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the sale or lease of a Hendry County Of ce Building, 88 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida 33935 (Parcel I.D. No. 2-29-43-02-610-0000-009.0), a 3,320 sq. ft. building. In order to be considered, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by June 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request wi ll be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Bid can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to lease or sell the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this bid, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 417390 CB/CN 5/17,24/2012 1.0 INVITATION TO BID Bid No. 2012-01 Central County Water Control District Request for Bids Striping and Marking 37.1+/Miles of Roadway Bids Due: 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Bids are requested for Striping and Marking 37.1+/miles of paved roads in Central County Water Control District, “the District,” Montura Subdivision, Clewiston, Florida. Of cial bid speci cations and questions for this project may be obtained by contacting Rock Aboujaoud, P.E., of Rock Enterprises, Inc. at (863) 612-0011 or the District’s of ce at (863) 983-5797. Sealed bids will be received by hand delivery or by mail. Bid envelops must be sealed and clearly marked: “SEALED BID FOR STRIPING AND MARKING 37.1 MILES OF ROADWAY, Bid No. 2012-01” and delivered to: Central County Water Control District Administrative Of ce 475 South Cabbage Palm Street Clewiston, Florida 33440 Tel: (863) 983-5797 Bids will be accepted until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 22, 2012, and shall be publicly opened promptly thereafter at approximately 10:05 A.M at the District’s administrative of ce at the above address. Bids received after 10:00 AM will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened. Questions may be addressed in writing to the District Engineer, Rock Aboujaoud, P.E. at 154 N. Bridge Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935, Tel: (863) 612-0011, Fax: (863) 612-0014, email: rock@rockhendry.com or by contacting the District at the address listed above. Responses will be made to all interested bidders. Verbal questions will not be accepted. The Board of Supervisors for the District may reject any and all bids without cause and may likewise terminate a contract award prior to completion. 415717 CN 4/16;5/3,10,17/2012 SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application(s) for permit have been received for project(s) in Hendry County: Tristan Chapman (Southern Gardens Citrus, Inc) 1820 CR 833, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 120409-6 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00445-W for an industrial use. The water will be withdrawn from the Sur cial and Lower Tamiami Aquifers and the project is located in Section 15, Township 43 South, Range 32 East. Alico-Agro Ltd. (Alico Knowles Thomas Citrus Groves) 10070 Daniels Interstate Court, Suite 100, Ft Myers, FL 33913, has submitted Application 120420-4 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00455-W to irrigate 1,700 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 6-8, 17, 18, 31, 32, Townships 45, 46 South, Range 34 East. Finca Viga, LLC (Immokalee Grove) 3750 W Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33134, has submitted Application 120430-3 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00116-W to irrigate 504 acres of agricultural lands with livestock. The water will be withdrawn from the groundwater and the project is located in Sections 12, 13, Township 47 South, Range 31 East. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be obtained by accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. 417099 CN 5/17/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. g Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it?

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 17, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOCentral Teacher of the YearMrs. Weekley accepts her gift from Central Elementary Schools staff for being honored as the Teacher of the Year! Chamber Director is made easier with numbers like the ones the police department continues posting each year. When told about the news, Ms. Sparks was enthusiastic in her praise of both the police department and the sheriffs of ce for the drop in crime. Hats off to the local police department and the sheriffs of ce. Every time we had an inquiry, they were always quick to respond, said Ms. Sparks. Weve worked with them during several functions and theyve always been very receptive to anything weve asked. With the number of residents in Clewiston approximately 7,161, the police department covers a more densely populated area. The chief responds to the requirements of policing the city by keeping a squad of 19 sworn of cers. There are always a minimum of four to ve of cers patrolling the city at all times, he reported. He also considers hiring to be one of the most important jobs he has. One of the reasons weve become more effective is hiring practice. I hire people smarter than I am and they make me look good, he chuckles. He also attributes their success to using expanded community policing services in a positive manner and above all, the af liation of youth with the Criminal Justice classes and Police Explorers at Clewiston High School. He believes the youth will grow up to be better citizens if they have a stronger understanding of the role of law enforcement in Clewiston. He points to at least two of cers who continue this work for the department. Theyre heroes in my eyes, Justin Spence and Curtis Clay, said the chief. For all of the work theyre doing at that school, they are heroes to me. Gutshall goes on proudly to say he would put our troops against anyones. FDLEContinued 1 Remember, May 19 is Armed Forces Day. This is a day to thank men and women in serv ice. President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish this single holiday for citizens to come together and thank military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On Aug. 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis J ohnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day. The single day celebration stemmed from the uni cation of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense. According to a New Y ork Times article published on May 17, 1952: This is the day on which we have the welcome opportunity to pay special tribute to the men and w omen of the Armed Forces ... to all the individuals who are in the service of their country all over the world. Armed Forces Day wont be a matter of parades and receptions for a good many of them. They will all be in line of duty and some of them may give their lives in that duty. Today, sixty years later, these words are no less truer. Join us on Facebook (VfwLavfw-Post 4185) to say Thank You. Saturday afternoons: chores, shopping, and errands are done. Are you ready for something fun and relaxing to do? Everyone is invited for a social time of playing cards, trivia, and Wii. The auxiliary welcomes you to bring in your own favorite game. The Post serves lunch on Saturdays so come early. Everyone had so much fun playing Bingo at the Sock Hop we have decided to do it again at 6 p.m., on Saturday May 19. Come on down to the VFW Post 4185 and have a great time. Snacks will be provided. The LA continues to prepare delicious meals on Tuesday nights. Hear our menu on True Oldies or call 863-983-9748. A reminder to all members of the Ladies Auxiliary, your monthly meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. As our new scal year begins, every member is needed to accomplish the success of all our goals. Sisters of the LA, show your loyalty, commitment, and heart to our cause by being an active member. We send best wishes to Ida and Wayne Cobb as they return north. Ladies Auxiliary Happenings