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Title: The Clewiston news
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Language: English
Publisher: Louis A. Morgan
Place of Publication: Clewiston Fla
Publication Date: 09-13-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 2, no. 6 (Feb. 3, 1928)-
General Note: Tom Smith, editor.
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On September 8, an of cer with the Clewiston Police Department was on duty who had earlier arrested a man for driving under the in uence. The man stated that he needed to use the restroom, and as he was escorted to do so asked the of cer if he knew a man named Fernando, to which the of cer responded that he did not. The man then stated "I punched him one time in the face and caused him to be paralyzed and didn't have to go to court." He then continued as he was being escorted back by saying "Watch out boy, I will see you again." While the of cer was in the holding cell, he noticed that the center "I Bolt" was placed in the corner of the holding cell, which is used to place leg restraints. The man is being charged with criminal mischief due to him damaging the "I Bolt" and being charged with corrupt by threat. On September 9, an of cer with the Clewiston Police Department was conducting traf c patrol when he observed a vehicle with inoperable tag lights, to which he pulled the vehicle over. As the of cer began approaching the vehicle, the driver stepped out T, S C GO M,  I F : N P V. N SEE CRIME  11 BY SAVANNAH ROUNDS e Clewiston NewsHendry County is currently in the process of seeking ways to balance the budget, which may result in big cutbacks of public safety workers. "This year we started out $2.2 milion, if you will, in the hole," explained Judi Kennington-Korf, Hendry County Administrator. "Each year the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has had to transfer in funds from the disaster fund. This year we have less and less money with cash-carry-forward, which is the amount of money that rolls from one year to the next. We should have that in our funds, as it is an essential part of budgeting," explained Kennington-Korf. While funds are tight and the budget is being squeezed more with each passing year, options must be considered in order to balance the budget. "My job is to provide the board with as many options as possible," said Kennington-Korf. Some of the options that have been suggested would be to increase taxes by 18 percent, or to transfer $550,000 from the disaster fund. However, one of the most disrupHendry Budget Review May Cut Deep County Crime Round Up BY SAVANNAH ROUNDS srounds@newszap.comAt the Board of County Commissioners meeting, held on September 11, a number of matters were discussed and reviewed. However, one that contained the most surprise was the discussion of the termination of County Administrator, Judi Kennington-Korf. The conversation began with Commissioner Karson Turner, ViceChairman, asking Kennington-Korf to speak to the board regarding an issue. When she stated that she did not have all of the details, Turner became exasperated, stating that he had asked her to be fully prepared for the meeting. "I move to terminate the contract with the County Administrator immediately," said Turner, to which Commissioner Al Perry seconded. The room was silent for a moment as commissioners and residents alike were taking in what exactly was being proposed. Then, Commissioner Janet Taylor broke the silence. "I was not aware that one commissioner had the option to go to an employee and give her commands," said Taylor, regarding Turner asking Kennington-Korf to have the details fully prepared. Commissioner Darrell Harris County Head on Chopping Block?SEE BUDGET  14 SEE COUNTY  14 PHOTO / AMY MCKOWNThe Tigers lost a good game last week, having been in the lead until the nal 31 seconds of the game, but are already looking forward to tomorrow night’s game, when they face Glades Day at home. For full recap of the game, see Page 6. Tigers Work to Regain Footing, Prepare for Tomorrow Night’s Game

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High water levels have prompted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to issue an executive order temporarily restricting public access to portions of the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. This action is necessary because high water levels force area wildlife to take refuge on tree islands and levees, resulting in increased levels of stress for these animals. Effective immediately, the order prohibits vehicles, airboats, ATVs and other means of public access to the Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. This area lies in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Access to Conservation Area 2A from the L-35B levee north to the east-west airboat trail is still permitted. The order also prohibits the taking of game. However, this order does not apply to people permitted to participate in the statewide alligator and migratory bird hunts, to frogging, or to people operating boats within the established canal systems and within one mile of marshes adjacent to canals within the wildlife management area. Boaters must maintain a minimum distance of 100 yards from any tree island or levee when operating a vessel or airboat to minimize disturbance to upland wildlife. These special regulations remain in effect until rescinded by a subsequent executive order. To report a violation of this order, or any sh and wildlife law violation, call the FWC's Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-3922. BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonThe Florida Fall North American Migration Count (NAMC) will be held Sept. 15. The area of a count is not a circle, but the boundaries of a County. It's not too late to join a team or count from your home at any location in inland Florida during 7th Annual Hendry and Glades County NAMC. Additional volunteers are needed for the teams returning to Lakeport, STA5, Big Cypress Reservation and Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest. Over 124 bird species were reported by teams and individuals during the 2011 fall count including ve Northern Harriers. The Northern Harrier, known locally as the "Marsh Hawk," is an abundant wintering species throughout Florida. They usually breed in Canada, western and north western United States, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia. Nests are built in dense vegetation on the ground where the breeding female incubates two to 10 eggs and cares for the young. The males provide most of the food for their mates and the nestlings. This medium-sized long-winged, long-tailed hawk has long slender rounded wings and a white rump. Northern Harriers rely on hearing as well as sight to capture prey. They have stiff feathers on their face to help transmit sound, and a pronounced owl-like facial disc. It is one of a few raptors in which the sexes look quite different. The adult male's back, hood and upper chest are light gray. Their chest, belly and underwings are white and often look like a "Gray Ghost" in ight. The adult female has a dark brown back and most feathers have tawny colored edges. The female's face is streaked brown and outlined by a white facial disk. Her chest and belly are dirty white and tan streaked. The underwings are barred white and dark brown. Juveniles are similar to the adult female, but they have a rusty wash across mostly unstreaked underparts. The Northern Harrier's courtship call is a series of "kek" or "ke" notes, but will also make piercing descending screams. Northern Harriers prefer open grasslands and marshes, where they are seen ying low with wings held in a slight "V" while rocking from side to side while foraging for food. Their diet consists mainly of small and medium-sized mammals and birds. You are invited to join a team or volunteer to count at your home during the Sept. 15 NAMC. Send an e-mail to Margaret England, at sta5birding@embarqmail.com to request information. If you would like to participate in a bird trip to STA5 e-mail Margaret England. Include your name and contact information including an emergency cell number, the date you want attend the STA5 trip, and the number of participants in your party. You may also leave this information at 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. For a schedule of STA5 trips through December 2013 visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Share you your birdwatching experiences and post suggestions for featured birdwatching sites on the Hendry-Glades Audubon or Clewiston News Facebook pages. Inland Birdwatching Fun: Northern Harrier (NOHA) 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL IMMOKALEE ANIMAL CLINIC CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINIC Complete Health Program for your pet with our new Save Your Pets Life Program. Low monthly payments include hospitalization and emergencies!Disclaimer: 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. SAVE YOUR PETS LIFE PROGRAM 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 Margaret England PHOTO / LARRY FROGGENorthern Harrier. High Water Prompts Restrictions For Everglades-Area Wildlife Management Area

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Bass ClubThere will be a Bass Club meeting on Sept. 15 at 9:30 a.m., at the Elks to talk about the last tournament and the lake cleanup. This meeting is for boat captains and children. For more information, please call John Cote at 561-512-4347.Mini Health FairsMini Health Fairs are free and open to the public. They will be doing free blood pressure, weight, pulse, and oxygen checks. Harlem Gardens Apartments on Monday, Sept. 17, at 10 am. Clewiston Senior Center on Monday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m. For more information, please call Tabitha Yebba at 863-233-1305.Road Contruction and ClosuresRoad Closure on Lewis Blvd in Clewiston Florida City Gas is installing a gas line along Lewis Blvd from US 27 to Georgia Avenue in Clewiston. This road closure is expected to last six days from Monday, Sept. 10, through Saturday, Sept. 15. Drivers should seek an alternate route during this period. Hendry County apologizes for any inconvenience that these construction activities may cause. If anyone has any questions regarding this project they should call Hendry County Engineering at 863-675-5222. Road Construction and Closure on CR 835 Hendry County is repaving approximately 3-miles of CR 835 from 5.75-miles south of US 27 to 2.75-miles south of US 27. This construction project is expected to last 60 days, ending in mid October. This roadway will be open to vehicular traf c, but lane closures will occur, resulting in delays. Drivers should utilize caution when traveling through the construction limits and allow additional time for travel. Improvements will also occur at the railroad crossings within this construction project, which will require the closure of CR 835 for at least one week. This 3-mile segment of CR 835 will be closed starting Monday, Sept. 17, and ending Sunday night, Sept. 23. Drivers will need to seek an alternative route. Hendry County apologizes for any inconvenience that these construction activities may cause. If anyone has any questions regarding this project they should call Hendry County Engineering at -863-675-5222.Hendry County TobaccoFree PartnershipYou are invited to attend the Hendry County Tobacco-Free Partnership Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 4 to 5 p.m., at the Carlson Memorial United Methodist Church in LaBelle. For more information, please contact Valarie James at 863-674-4041 ext. 128.Clewiston Museum Art ShowThe Clewiston Museum is hosting its annual “Fancy Pantsy Arty Party” art show on Sept. 27, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Artists from around Lake Okeechobee will be exhibiting their work. The paintings re ect colorful themes depicting the Glades Heritage as well as other Florida subjects. Plus, there will be select pieces of art available for purchase. This year’s art show will be a smorgasbord of talent that should wet every art lover’s appetite. Wine, cheese, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts will be served at this delightful event, while live string music plays in the background. It is going to be a very festive night at the museum, so make plans to attend. Dress will be casual. Last year’s art show was an enjoyable community event and a great success, so we are anticipating additional talent and new art patrons at this year’s event. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at the Clewiston Museum. Please contact the Clewiston Museum at 863983-2870 or email us at clewistonmuseum@ embarqmail.com if you have questions.Caloosa Federated Republican WomenCaloosa FRW Meetings/Fund Raisers that are scheduled prior to the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Please plan to attend every meeting and fund raiser. One of the candidates below will speak. This is your opportunity to talk one on one to every candidate. There will be a charge at the door for hors d’ouvers, sweet, un-sweet tea or water. All bar beverages are to be paid for when ordered. Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. at the Port LaBelle Inn in LaBelle. Speaker Kristina Kulpa Candidate for Hendry County Property Appraiser. Oct. 9 at 5 p.m. at the Florida Cafe (Cuban cuisine) Clewiston. Speaker Larry Wilcoxson Candidate for Hendry County Clerk of the Court. Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. at the Port LaBelle Inn in LaBelle. Speaker Mark Chamberlain Candidate for Hendry County Sheriff. Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. at the Port LaBelle Inn in LaBelle. Speaker Tris Chapman Hendry County BOCC of County Commissioner. Nov. 1st at 5 p.m. at the Florida Cafe (Cuban cuisine) in Clewiston. Speaker Paul Puletti Candidate for School Superintendent. Nov. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Republican Victory Party at the Port LaBelle Inn. For more information or to RSVP, please call 863-675-7703.Pioneer Homeowners AssociationThe Pioneer Homeowners Association would like to invite everyone to a “Meet and Greet the Candidates Night” at the Pioneer Community Center, 910 Panama Ave., on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Each candidate will be given 5 minutes to speak and introduce him/herself and then have questions from the audience.AA MeetingsThere will be AA meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. They will be held at St. Martin’s Church at 207 N. W.C. Owen in Clewiston. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 BY MARK KINGLake Okeechobee is back with plenty of water and bass moving into the grass, where catching them is a lot easier than shing out on the main lake for roaming bass. The rains from hurricane Isaac have lled the lake up to 14.78 feet above sea level and water is still owing in. We are at a great level right now and don't want much more, because too much water will kill all of the grass. If we keep the water at the level it is now we will go into our winter season with just the right amount of water to allow us to sh almost anywhere on the lake. The water has also been very clear in most areas, which makes the shing better. There have also been a lot of bass being caught: one over nine pounds and one over ten pounds were caught, which would be giants during the spawn. This may be one of the best years for shing on Okeechobee that Clewiston has had in many years, with huge numbers of bass and some big hawgs caught, both during tournaments and by guide clients. I can't wait to get busy guiding everyday because I know it is going to be a great year catching bass and making folks really happy by putting some monster bass in the boat. I have been catching bass from up on the shoal above Turners Cove down to Kramer Island, mostly on the outside grass line, but on some occasions moving back in the grass quite a ways. I have been throwing the Gambler Big EZ swimbait and also pitching a Gambler Flappy Daddy and Fat Ace to the isolated reed heads. Moving back in the grass is the time to get those heavy action rods and braided line backs out if you want to catch and put bass in the boat here on Okeechobee. I use at least fty pound test braided line and move all the way up to eighty pound test during shing tournaments. For rods, a heavy to extra heavy action rod, at least seven feet long, works best. I like to use a 7'6" or 7'11" rod and my new Halo Twilite series rods (www. halofishing. com) are just the ticket for getting monster Okeechobee bass out of the grass. I would like to let all of my past clients know that now is the time to make plans to come back to Lake Okeechobee. For anybody thinking about making a trip to our lake, this will be the year to catch numbers and big bass. I have now added a bay boat to my guide service and will be able to accommodate families and groups of up to ve people, and of course I will be using my Ranger bass boat for parties of up to three people. Good luck, tight lines, and I hope to see everyone out on the water soon. Captain Mark King is a full time guide and tournament angler guiding out of Roland Martin's Marina and Resort in Clewiston and also in the Florida Keys out of Marathon area. Mark is an IGFA Certi ed Captain, active member of the Florida Guide Association and the Florida Outdoor Writers Association. Captain Mark is sponsored by Ranger Boats, Evinrude Outboards, Roland Martin's MarineCenter, PowerPole, MinnKota trolling motors, Gambler Lures, Halo Rods, Mojo Sports shing, Smartshield Sun Protection Products, RMR Industries, Fuel Medic Ethanol Treatment, and Yeti coolers. Mark can be contacted to book a guide trip, seminars, personal appearances, test rides in his Evinrude powered Ranger or to sh a tournament with him at 863-677-0983 or at www.markking shing.com and www.tarponinthekeys.com. Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report "Lake Okeechobee is back with plenty of water and bass moving into the grass, where catching them is a lot easier than shing out on the main lake for roaming bass."

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 Crossword Puzzle BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of September, 48 states have reported West Nile virus (WNV) infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. The CDC has received reports of 1,993 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 87 deaths. Over 70 percent of the cases have been reported from six states (Texas, South Dakota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Michigan). A total of 28 cases have been reported in Florida this year (Duval, Escambia, Hillsborough, and Okaloosa counties). At this time, no cases have been reported in Hendry and Glades counties. Symptoms of West Nile Virus People typically develop symptoms of WNV between 3 and 14 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Symptoms may include fever, headache, and body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach and back. Symptoms can last for as short as a few days, though even healthy people have become sick for several weeks. Eighty percent of people (about 4 out of 5) infected with WNV will not show any symptoms at all. Some people infected with WNV may develop severe illness. Severe symptoms can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness and paralysis. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have concerns or show symptoms of WNV.Prevention is KeyBeing outside means you’re at risk. Pay attention to avoiding mosquito bites if you spend a lot of time working or playing outside. Everyone can take basic precautions to avoid getting mosquito bites by following the recommendations of the Hendry and Glades County Health Departments in the “Drain and Cover” prevention message listed below.Drain and Cover To prevent mosquitoes from living and multiplying around your home or business: DRAIN standing water: Drain water from garbage cans, buckets, pool covers, coolers, toys, owerpots or any other containers where sprinkler or rainwater has collected. Discarded old tires, drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, broken appliances and other items that aren’t being used. Empty and clean birdbaths and pet’s water bowls at least once or twice a week. Protect boats and vehicles from rain with tarps that don’t accumulate water. Maintain swimming pools in good condition and appropriately chlorinated and empty plastic swimming pools when not in use. Cover your skin with: Clothing If you must be outside when mosquitoes are active, cover up. Wear shoes, socks, long pants and long sleeves. Repellent Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. Always use repellents according to the label. Repellents with 10-30% DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and IR3535 are effective. Use mosquito netting to protect children younger than 2 months old. Cover doors and windows with screens: Keep mosquitoes out of your house. Repair broken screening on windows, doors, porches, and patios. For more information about West Nile Virus visit www.doh.state. .us/environment/medicine/arboviral/WestNileVirus.html or www.doh. state. .us/Environment/medicine/arboviral/Prevention.html. West Nile Virus and You A Customer Service workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 20, at the historic Clewiston Inn from 2 to 4 p.m. You will not want to miss this opportunity to take advantage of this informative experience. Sponsored by FGCU’s Small Business Development Center, Clewiston Chamber of Commerce, LaBelle Chamber of Commerce, Hendry County Tourism Council and the Firehouse Community Theatre, this workshop will give you the tools you need to enhance your service to your customer or client base. Clewiston’s Frank Garcia facilitates the action packed workshop that is being offered to all employers and employees who do business in the area. There is no charge to you. The season is about to explode. Be prepared to meet this year’s challenges with a new perspective on how to treat your customers and clients to keep them coming back again and again. Register online at www. sbdcseminars.org or call 1-239-745-3700 with questions. Customer Service – Strategies for Success

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Take advantage of our vision sceening and Back-To-School Eyewear Special. Call for Details! Serving the area for over 30 years! 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOIce Cream SocialFamilies at Central Elementary enjoy ice cream at their Third annual Ice Cream Social. SUBMITTED PHOTODesign DayActive Citizens for Children, along with Leathers and Associates, met with the kids from all of the elementary schools in Clewiston to gather ideas for what they wanted for their dream park to look like. BY TIMOTHY SAENZ Special to the Clewiston NewsIt was only a ve-yard stretch of turf, but it was a fatal ve. With less than 31 seconds remaining, and the Clewiston Tigers clinging to a one-point lead, a Tiger defender was agged for a simple facemask. Tiger players would later describe it as a glancing touch. But after Virthavious Robinson snuffed a third down pitchout for no gain, The King's Academy Lions remained in eld position, the ve yards they had gained on the previous penalty good enough for their surefooted eld goal kicker, Paul Schumacher. Then came the knife through the hearts of Clewiston players, coaches, and faithful. Schumacher launched an end-over-end spinning kick from the Clewiston 44-yard line. As the lights on the Kahlert Stadium scoreboard winked out of the last fraction of a second and into a zero, the nal tally was written: Lions 23, Tigers 21. The Tigers, who had never beaten The King's Academy, were devastated. "This is about as tough as it gets," a subdued Coach Joe Roth said after the game. "I'm very proud of the effort the kids gave. We played with emotion. We fought together, and we came back." Indeed, Clewiston seems to play best when its back is against the wall. It entered the second half tied, 7-7, only to see an interception and a fumble hand the Lions short elds. By the time the third quarter had ended, the Lions had put together two, quick, penalty assisted drives and taken a 20-7 lead. For the night, Clewiston's penalties gave the Lions ve rst downs. The Tigers would get only one of those back. Then Tiger quarterback Tyler Clemmons took the team on his shoulders. He led an 80yard, fourth quarter drive in just under two minutes. Clemmons hit fellow senior Tramaine Lawson on passes of 15and 13 yards, ran for 8 yards himself, and found junior Derry West on a screen pass that West turned into a 25-yard gain. On the next play, West charged for a 10-yard gain and a rst down inside the Lion 10. Robinson added four yards before Clemmons found Lawson again, this time in the left corner of the end zone for a touchdown. The extra point was blocked. Clewiston still trailed, 20-13, with only 4:48 left in the game. The Tigers then pooched the ball on the kickoff, swarmed into Lion territory, and recovered the football at the Lion 25-yard line. DeMarcus Terry ripped off an 8-yard gain. On second and two, Clemmons handed off to West, who charged up the middle like a raging bull and into the end zone for the touchdown. Robinson smashed through for the two-point conversion, and the Tigers held their rst lead of the night, 21-20, with 4:08 left. The Lions did their damage on the ground mostly. They rushed 50 times for 245 yards and added another 89 yards throwing the ball for a total offense of 334 yards. The Tigers operated with balance. Clemmons was only 7 for 18 but threw for 152 yards. He uncorked a beautiful, 74-yard bomb to sophomore Lenorris Gaines in the second quarter. "It was just a read," Clemmons said. "They were in man coverage. I threw it up and gave [Gaines] a chance to get the ball." Gaines took the throw in at the 25-yard line and ran the rest of the way for the score. Tiger runners chipped in 99 yards on 22 carries for a net offense of 251 yards for Clewiston. Defensively, the Tigers played better. Robinson ranged all over the eld from his strong safety position, helping to co-lead the Tigers in tackles with ve, and never stopping his pursuit of the ball, whoever had it. "I smelt everything. I had the scent," he said. "It was coming to me from every place. I played very good, but it was a tough loss." Still, Robinson and his teammates believe they are getting better and closer as a team. They will need those marks of maturity because the schedule doesn't get any easier. The Tigers raise the curtain at home when they tackle traditional powerhouse Glades Day School Friday at 7 p.m. at Cane Field. The Gators remain unbeaten after two games. "We play another great football team," Coach Roth said. "We're going to be back at home. That's good. We're not where I think we can be, but we have started to play with emotion, and we're gaining more experience together." Tigers Ready to Climb Back After Tough Loss to TKA

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Governor Rick Scott announces that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued nal permits and consent orders to the South Florida Water Management District authorizing the operation and maintenance of existing stormwater treatment areas and requiring the construction and operation of treatment area expansions and water storage features as part of the historic plan designed to improve water quality in the Everglades. DEP Secretary Herschel T. V inyard, Jr. signed the permits Monday, following a 21-day administrative period. "This plan is an historic step forward in restoring America's Everglades," said Governor Scott. "This plan will result in signi cant water quality improvements to the Everglades without raising or creating new costs for Floridians." Last October, Governor Scott directed Secretary Vinyard and South Florida Water Management District Executive Director Melissa L. Meeker to work collaboratively with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to expand water quality improvement projects necessary to achieve the ultra-low state water quality standard established for the Everglades. "Governor Scott made this historic plan a priority. And because of his leadership, we are addressing a long-standing environmental problem," Vinyard said. "In less than a year, Florida developed an economically feasible plan that sets us on a landmark path to solve water quality issues in the Everglades." This plan to improve water quality builds upon Florida's $1.8 billion investment in Everglades water quality improvements to achieve the 10 parts per billion ambient water quality standard for the Everglades Protection Area. The schedule for implementing new projects balances economic realities with engineering, permitting, science and construction limitations. The plan proposes to utilize a combination of state and district revenues to complete the projects. After the Department was noti ed in June by EPA that a proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit and associated consent order satis ed EPA's previous objections, the Department began the administrative process to issue both a federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit and a state Everglades Forever Act permit w ith associated consent orders. On Aug. 9, water management district staff presented the projects to the district's Governing Board, which approved the projects, paving the way for the 21-day period, w hich ended Thursday. During that period, parties had the option of petitioning the permits. The Department's permits and consent orders include milestones for project completion, as well as enforcement mechanisms to ensure the milestones are met. The plan calls for 6,500 acres of state-of-the-art stormwater treatment areas and close to 110,000 acre-feet of associated w ater storage. Core project components will be designed, constructed and operational within six y ears. "This step is an important milestone in our signi cant and unprecedented progress to restore the Everglades. The South Florida Water Management District is grateful for Governor Scott's leadership in setting us on a clear path toward resolution of this decades-long water quality challenge," Meeker said. "With a science-based plan and state oversight, the District is well positioned to construct this comprehensive suite of remedies that promises to bring lasting protection to America's Everglades." Highlights of the water quality improvement strategies include: State-issued and enforceable Everglades Forever Act and Clean Water Act permits, including stringent discharge limits, for each of the District's stormwater treatment areas. Design, construction and completion of 90 percent (99,000 acrefeet) of the required associated storage within four years. Capable of storing 32 billion gallons of water, storage areas known as Flow Equalization Basins will be located adjacent to existing stormwater treatment areas in the Everglades. This advanced combination of "green" technologies will better optimize water deliveries to new and existing treatment facilities, allowing water managers to treat runoff to extremely low levels of phosphorus. Doubling the size of Stormwater Treatment Area 1-West adjacent to the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The District will construct 4,700 acres of additional treatment by 2018 and start construction on another 1,800 acres that same year. This expansion spanning ten square miles will increase by 50 percent the treatment capacity of water quality facilities currently discharging into the refuge. Improving treatment in the western Everglades by adding 11,000 acre-feet of associated storage in the C-139 Basin that is capable of storing 3.5 billion gallons of water. Improving the operation of existing treatment wetlands in the western Everglades by retro tting 800 acres of constructed wetlands in Stormwater Treatment Area 5. A robust science plan to ensure continued biological, ecological and operational research to improve and optimize the performance of water quality treatment technologies. The District's constructed wetlands and ow equalization basins utilize cutting-edge science and engineering and are the largest of their kind in the nation. Utilizing thousands of acres of land alread y in public ownership, which minimizes impacts to Florida's agricultural-based economy and accelerates construction of new projects. Regional source controls in areas of the eastern Everglades where phosphorus levels in runoff has been historically higher. Creation of approximately 1,550 direct jobs and 15,350 indirect jobs through construction o f these facilities. Copies of the permits and consent orders are available on the Department's website: www.dep. state. .us/water/wqssp/everglades/ecp-sta.htm. Everglades Restoration Projects 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CLEWISTON ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL FALL SEMESTER 2012-2013 August 20, 2012 December 7, 2012475 E. Osceola Avenue • Clewiston, Florida 33440 Phone: 863-983-1511 Mornings and Afternoon Classes Tuition (Check or Monday Order CourseCourse NumberDaysBegin DateEnd DateTimeFL ResidentsNon-ResidentsTeachersBuild/Room ABE9900004-111Mon-Fri08/20/1212/07/128:00am-11:00am$30$120Mr. WayDay Lab ABE9900004-112Mon-Fri08/20/1212/07/1212:00pm-3:00pm$30$120Mr. WayDay Lab GED Preparation9900026-111Mon-Fri08/20/1212/07/128:00am-11:00am$30$120Mr. WayDay Lab GED Preparation9900026-112Mon-Fri08/20/1212/07/1212:00pm-3:00pm$30$120Mr. WayDay Lab ESOL9900040-111Mon-Fri08/20/1212/07/128:30am-11:30am$30$120Mr. Way/Ms. RentasDay Lab ESOL9900040-112Wed/Thur08/22/1212/06/1212:00pm-3:00pm$30$120Mr. Way/Ms. SantanaMontura’s Club House Night-Time Classes Tuition (Check or Monday Order CourseCourse NumberDaysBegin DateEnd DateTimeFL ResidentsNon-ResidentsTeachersBuild/Room ABE9900004-113Mon/Tues08/20/1212/04/126:30pm-9:30pm$30$120 Mrs. MoselyDay Lab GED Preparation9900026-113Mon/Tues08/20/1212/04/126:30pm-9:30pm$30$120 Mrs. MoselyDay Lab ESOL9900040-113Mon/Tues08/20/1212/04/126:30pm-9:30pm$30$120Mrs. JeanC.A.S. CONTINUING WORKFORCE EDUCATION CLASSES CourseCourse NumberDaysBegin DateEnd DateTimeTuition (Check or Money Order)TeachersBuild/Room Sub-TeacherE91010P-111T.B.A.T.B.A.T.B.A.T.B.A.$95T.B.A.C.A.S. Hendry County School Board Richard A. “Rick” Murphy Superintendent P.O. Box 1980 • LaBelle, FL 33975 • 863-674-4642 • http://hendry-schools.org Workforce and Adult Education Gary Break eld Administrator 475 E. Osceola Ave • Clewiston, FL 33440 • 863-983-1511 Other classes may be offered provided suf cient enrollment. Registration Fees will be collected at the time of enrollment and are non-refundable.Proof of Recidency is no w required! LABELLE ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE IN REGARDS TO RACE, COLOR, AGE, SE X, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITYGED AND ESOL CLASSES FORMING Hendry County Adult Schools are offering GED and ESOL courses to the general public. It is important to note that beginning with the 201314 school year, the cost for taking the GED test will increase from $50 to $130 and any partial scores from previous attempts at the test will no longer be valid. Now is the perfect time to get your GED completed before the cost of the test increases. The cost for the classes is only $30 per term and there are three terms during the year. Courses are available in the morning, afternoon and twice a week in the evenings. Although the school year has already started, you can enroll at any time. For more information, call the ofce of Adult and Workforce Education at 983-1511. 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Medical and Dental services are available by our professional health care team1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471(Located in the Glades County Health Dept. Building)(863) 946-0405 www.fchcinc.orgOf ce Hours: Mon., Tues. and Thurs. 8:00am 5:00pm Wed. 9:00am 7:00pm • Fri. 8:00am 4:00pmSusan Rapoport, RDHDental HygienistTraci Thomas Center ManagerFlorida Community Health Centers, Inc.“Working Together for Healthier Communities.” Salvatore M. Colombo, DMDDentist Fernando Mora ores, M.DBoard Certi ed PediatricianMarcia C. Mierez, D.O. Board Certi ed Family Practioner 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 September is Military Suicide Prevention month. Sisters of the LA will wear “tear drops” during the month to bring attention and promote help to those who need it. It is reported that an estimated 18 veterans commit suicide every day, which in just one year exceeds total casualties from almost 11 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Military suicides continues to frustrate senior leadership despite increased mental health services and a tremendous push to remove the stigma associated with seeking help. Thirty-eight active-duty and Reserve Component soldiers took their own lives in July, up from 24 in June, and on pace to exceed last year’s total of 283. If you know a Vet or service member who might need extra help, please refer them to the VA’s Veterans Crisis at 1-800-273-8255 for free, con dential support. In honor of 9/11, the Ladies Auxiliary presented a gift basket full of treats to our local remen and rst responders to show our appreciation to these outstanding citizens who help, assist, and rescue our loved ones during emergencies. Each of us should be ever so grateful that a phone call is all that is needed when one of us is faced with a crisis. September 21 is POW/MIA Recognition Day. This is a day for our Nation to “Never Forget those who have suffered or were tortured while in captivity or are still missing.” Because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Ladies Auxiliary will have a drawing on Oct. 20 for a free mammogram. All members and their mother, spouse, daughter or granddaughter who can bene t are eligible to enter. Also stop by the Post and see our “Bra Purses” made by members to promote Breast Cancer Awareness. They are too cute! Saturday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. the LA will hold our monthly meeting. We are expecting a visit from our District President and all members and of cers are asked to attend this important meeting. We have a lot of fun and interesting projects planned for this year and you can make a difference on the success we will have. Plan to stay for a fun game of Bar Bingo, beginning at 6 p.m. Public is invited to play. VFW, Ladies Auxiliary Happenings Words of WisdomBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchAs a pastor, I receive a lot of sometimes informative information which just calls out to be shared. For instance, someone has collected a list of Fatal Things to Say to Your Pregnant Wife, which I feel compelled to share with my brethren. Following are seven fatal things to say to your wife when she is pregnant. #7: “I nished the Oreos.” #6 “You know, looking at her, you’d never guess that Heidi Klum had a baby!” #5: “Well, could they induce labor? The 25th is the Super Bowl.” #4 “Whoa! For a minute there, I thought I woke up next to Willard Scott!” #3: “I’m jealous! Why can’t men experience the joy of childbirth?” #2: “Are your ankles supposed to look like that?” and the #1 Fatal Thing to Say to Your Pregnant Wife: “You don’t have the guts to pull the trigger.” And then there is the question, “Is the glass half full, or half empty?” The answer depends on whether you’re pouring, or drinking. Other words of wisdom: Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them, and always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. Remember, Chunky is a candy bar. Never use it as a reference to your wife. If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says, “keep away from children.” I had to wash a cat once, and thought there is no easy way to do it. Years later, however, I received the following instructions on how to wash cats properly: To bathe the cat: 1). Put both lids of the toilet up and add 1/8 cup of pet shampoo to the water in the bowl. 2). Pick up the cat and soothe him while you carry him towards the bath room. 3). In one smooth movement, put the cat in the toilet and close both lids. Following this activity, you may need to stand on the lid. 4). The cat will self-agitate and make ample suds. Never mind the noises that come from the toilet, the cat is actually enjoying this. 5). Flush the toilet three or four times. This provides both the “Power Wash” and “Rinse.” 6). Have someone open the front door of your home. Make sure that there are no people between the bathroom and the front door. 7). Stand behind the toilet as far as you can, and quickly lift both lids. 8). The cat will now rocket out of the toilet, streak through the bathroom, and run outside where he will dry himself off, cat-fashion. 9). Both the commode and the cat will be sparkling clean. “Hope this helps!” Sincerely, Rover. “Blessed is the man who nds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for it is more pro table than silver and yields better returns than gold. It is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with it.” Proverbs 3:13-15. Religion Column SUBMITTED PHOTOWestside’s rst A.R. AssemblyWestside Elementary students kicked off the year with their rst A.R. Assembly on Friday, Sept. 7. Students and staff dressed as “Tacky Tourists.” Throughout the school year, students will learn about different cities by following the adventures of Tony Pepperoni, the Taxi Driver. Westside students will be reading and trying to meet their goal to become a “Goal Grabber.” Every nine weeks “Goal Grabbers” will be awarded a small prize and given a ticket for a chance to win one of the big prizes at the end of the school year.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOBass AnglersThe Clewiston Bass Anglers had their monthly tournament for September on Lake Okeechobee, just out of Okeetanee, on Sept. 9. First place was won by John Frotten, Tim Loftis took second place and third place went to Chelsea Motsinger. Walt Reynolds won the Big Bass Award. If you are interested in joining the club, their monthly meetings are held at the club house at Roland Martin Marina and Resort the rst Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Band BoostersClewiston Band Boosters Meeting The Clewiston Band Boosters will be holding their second meeting of the year in the Clewiston High School Band Room on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. On the agenda will be Band Booster Of cer elections, student accounts and fund raising opportunities. If you or someone you know would like to serve as Band Booster President, Vice President, Treasurer or Secretary call Sean Miller at 863-677-0174 with your nomination. Christmas Tree Pre-Order Clewiston Band Boosters Believe it or not, it's almost Christmas! Actually it isn't, but it is time to make the annual Christmas Tree order that will be sold 2 weeks after Thanksgiving. As usual we will have a beautiful assortment of trees that are 8 feet and under. However, trees above 8 feet tall must be pre-ordered. If you or your business would like to display a 9 foot or taller Noble, Douglas, Grand or Frasier Fir contact Sean Miller at 863677-0174. All pro ts from the tree sales go to support the unfunded needs of the High School and Middle School Instrumental music programs. The High School and Middle School band program has enrolled over 60 students and there is no better way to show your support than to display a beautiful Christmas Tree. To the citizens of Clewiston and the surrounding area, the Clewiston Band Boosters would like to thank you for your support in the past and we look forward to seeing you at the tree lot on Nov. 23! SCHOOL BRIEFS SUBMITTED PHOTOCreative robotStormie Green, a 3rd grader at Clewiston Christian School, is showing off her robot costume! Stormie was student of the week and was asked to make something to describe her. She said that since she ‘loves to make things,’ she decided to make a robot.

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Friday February 10, 1933 No arrests have been made in connection with the most brutal murder ever known in this section which was brought to light a week ago with the nding of the bodies of three young men, Donald Norton, 27, of Winter Haven and Lakeport, Lincoln Whidden, 28, of Palmdale, and Marvin Morrow, 28, of Elba, Alabama. The bod ies, riddled with bullets, evidently red at close range, were found in and beside the truck, be longing to Milton Norton, elder brother of Donald, Friday about noon by David Goggins at the point about 6 miles from Lakeport on a lonely prairie road near what is known as Gator Slough. The three men left Venus, where they had visited with Morrows brother-in-law, H.E. Franklin and family, about three oclock Thursday afternoon. Evi dence pointed to their being shot from ambush about 4 oclock. The shots had all been red from the right side of the road. Whiddens body was found beside the truck on the left side and the door was open, indicating that he had been able to open the door and attempt to escape or protect himself. The shooting had evidently been done by a shotgun, a pistol and a high-powered rie. A search of the palmettos beside the road in the direction from which the shots seemed to have been red let to the disclo sure of a spot where grass and weeds had been trampled down as though by men in waiting. And empty tobacco can, ve shells from a highpowered rie and several empty shotgun shells were found near this spot. Milton Norton, the elder brother of one of the victims, was shot and wounded from am bush in a similar manner on a prairie road four miles west of Lakeport in March, 1930. Nortons wounds were serious, but he managed to leap from the truck and take refuge in a patch of palmettos nearby. The palmettoes were red, but he crawled to a safe location before the re reached him and made his way to a house a few miles distant. At that time, Norton identied his assailant as Zeb Parker, of Arcadia, who owns extensive cattle interests in the Lakeport section. Parker was arrested but established a perfect ali bi, and the grand jury failed to indict him. Norton is a small cattle-raiser, and the three victims were employed by him. Mr. Goggins, nding the bodies as he was enroute from his home in Alva to visit his sister, Mrs. Oscar Langford, in Lakeport, reported the gruesome discovery immediately and a corners jury, hastily summoned, inspected the scene of the murder. Their report was that death came to the three men at the hands of parties un known. Since that time Sheriff J.J. Wiggins has been working on the case but no arrests have been made. The approximately 20 hours which elapsed after the murder before the bodies were found, made the case more difcult of solution. An interesting fact in the occurrence was brought to light by Franklin, at whose home the three had visited. Mr. Franklin told of two dogs ac companying the men on the truck when they left on their ill-fated trip. About three hours later on of the dogs came back to the home and whined and in typical dog fashion tried to induce Frank lin and others to follow him along the road on which the men had left. Little signicance was attached to the dogs actions at the time, Franklin said. The other dog is as yet unaccounted for. The horrible trag edy shocked the entire county more profoundly than and deed which has been known in his tory. Both the Norton and Whidden families are well-known in the county and have wide connections through out the state. Morrow resided at Venus with his family but left there several years ago to live in Alabama. He had but recently returned to this section. Whidden had been married about a month ago. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby Whid den, of Palmdale, and Archie, of Lakeport, and Julian of Moore Haven; and three sisters, Mrs. W.E Yoeman and Miss Grace Whidden of Ft. My ers, and Mrs. L.L. Thompson of Arcadia. Whiddens body was taken to Arcadia and funeral services held there for him Sunday. The bodies of Norton and Morrow were taken to Sebring. Morrows brother arrived with an am bulance and took the body to Elba, Alabama for burial. Norton was buried in Bartow. No Arrests Made in Triple Murder Near Lakeport The Clewiston News has been reporting history since it was rst published in 1928. Some stories mark events that residents will always remember, projects that never came to fruition, smaller ideas that became incredible ones, and followed the lives of its residents from birth to death. Each week we will be reprinting an article from our historical ar chives. Stories are reprinted as they appeared originally, and without edit. Mr. Goggins, nding the bodies as he was enroute from his home in Alva to visit his sister, Mrs. Oscar Langford, in Lakeport, reported the gruesome discovery immediately and a corners jury, hastily summoned, inspected the scene of the murder. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 Floating down a lazy river or screaming in ter ror on the Black Thunder may not sound like normal rst-week-of-school activities, but it was for 7th and 8th graders from The Kings Academy in Clewiston last week. Friday afternoon, students left the school and loaded a bus on their way to their rst Student Life event of the year; a trip to the Rapids Wa ter Park in West Palm Beach. The event, aptly named the Junior High Bash, was blessed with perfect weather and minimal crowds. Students from both Kings campuses had the park almost completely to themselves and had an amazing time. Each year The Kings Academy schedules multiple Student Life events which enrich the overall school experience and give students a chance to unwind after completing the rigor ous coursework associated with the nationally recognized private school. Students have an op portunity to grow together and establish longlasting friendships. TKA intentionally plans this event for the rst week of classes in an effort to help students come out of their shell and begin to establish close bonds. Junior high students at TKA will also attend an event in the spring dubbed the Triple Play, where students will be shuttled to three exciting activities in one night. High school students have multiple opportunities to participate in Student Life trips as well. This Friday and Saturday, TKA high school students will be heading to Rock the Universe at Universal Studios, an all-night Christian concert and amusement park experi ence featuring Toby Mac, Switchfoot, and Tenth Avenue North. High schoolers will also have a chance to compete in the annual TKA dodge ball tournament in the spring. The tournament involves teams from both campuses battling it out dressed in themed apparel and having an awesome time of fellowship. According to TKA Clewiston Principal, Mr. Brian Burrage, While a Christian atmosphere and academic excellence have always been the calling cards of The Kings Academy, enriching the student life experience will remain a top pri ority. We strive to educate the whole person and having a variety of interests and experiencing joy is a critical part of that process, and will ultimate ly leads to success in the classroom. Student Life a Priority at The Kings Academy SUBMITTED PHOTO and stated Im going to keep it straight up with you, man, my license is suspended. The man was placed under arrest and trans ported to the Clewiston Police Department, and later to the Hendry County Jail. He was issued citations for improper or unsafe equipment (tag lights) and for driving while license are suspended or revoked. Curtis Franklin Convicted And Sentenced On Drug Trafcking Charges This morning convicted felon, 42-yearold Curtis David Franklin of 965 Holly Drive, Clewiston, Florida was sentenced to 40 years Department of Corrections by Judge D. Mason, 20th Judicial Circuit. In 2010 Hendry County Narcotics Investiga tors conducted an undercover operation on Franklin where purchases were made and later a search warrant was conducted at Franklins home. During the undercover operation nar cotic investigators purchased 15 Endocet with a total weight of 12.8 grams. During the search warrant 50.5 grams (122 pills) of Oxycodone were conscated along with various other drugs found throughout Franklins residence. Franklin was arrested in Dec. 9, 2010 on charges of Drug Trafcking. CRIME FIND US ON FACEBOOK!Search Clewiston News

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Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public NoticeNOTICE 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, Sept. 20, 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, Sept. 27 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 426067 CN/CB 9/13/2012 Public NoticeHIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boundaries of the HIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT, that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the HIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT has been rescheduled for Monday, October 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative, 3rd Floor, West Sugar House Road, Belle Glade, Florida. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Supervisors 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. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District’s Attorney, Charles F. Schoech, at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the meeting. DATED this 20th day of August, 2012 BY: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. 424809 BGS 9/13/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders 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 508 2009 1164329-010000B0100 Samuel Luna Lot 10, Block B, South 29 Industrial Park Unit 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 100, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012 Dated this 15th day of August, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424428 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1134 2009 1354331-010000D0050 Elizabeth Villanueva Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter, Section 35, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Lot 5 Block D, Pioneer Plantation unrecorded. 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012, which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424427 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders 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 1128 2009 1344331-020000P0040 Maria Patricia Perez Tract 4, Block P; The Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 4, Block P, Pioneer Plantation, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012, which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424424 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders 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 1033 2009 1274331-010000J0020 Eddy & Miriam Martinez, The Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County,Florida. Also known as Lot 2, Block J, Pioneer Plantation, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424437 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1108 2009 1344331-020000B0110 Melanie K. Davis % Naomi L. Shirley The Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 11, Block B, Pioneer Plantation, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424442 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesp erson in town. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 2348 2009 1314433-A0000700000 Florida Terra Investors Daniel M. Romaris, Registered Agent The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5952, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424443 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012

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Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1022 2009 1274331-010000D0080 Raul Martinez and Katia Caballero The Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 8, Block D, Pioneer Plantation, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012, which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424426 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florid a, the holders 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 2351 2009 1314433-A0000790000 Jose Pereyra The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40.00 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5978, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012 Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424425 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 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 holders 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 1030 2009 1274331-010000H0120 Derrick & Vonnete Douglas The Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 12 of Block “H” of Diamond “J” Estates, Pioneer Plantations, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424434 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1919 2009 1274432-A0000320100 Jacinto T. Corzo, Jr. and Caridad S. Corzo The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest 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 800 in 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424441 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders 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 1803 2009 1254432-A0002110100 Emy Sanchez & Krystle Sanchez The East one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast 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 South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 616 to 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424438 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 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 holders 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 1025 2009 1274331-010000G0040 Chequers First Corp Alejandro DeLaCruz, Registered Agent The Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County,Florida. Also known as Tract 4, Block G, Pioneer Plantation, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424436 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders 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 1441 2009 1154432-A0001070100 Guillermo Serrra & Gaspar Serra The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 25 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3148 in 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424439 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 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 holders 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 737 2009 1274329-01000020720 Josephine Vaccaro Commence at the Southeast corner, Section 4, Township 44 South, Range 29 East, thence S 86 degrees 26’ W, following the South line of Section 4, 2657.2 feet, thence N 4 degrees 00’ W, following the West line of Tract 49, 909.7 feet to the Point-of-Beginning of the tract herein described, thence N 86 degrees 21’ E 332.38 feet, thence S 3 degrees 59’ E, 129.0 feet, thence S 86 degrees 21’ W, 332.34 feet to the West line of Tract 49, thence N 49 degrees 00’ W, following the West line of Tract 49, 129.0 feet to the Point-ofBeginning. Also known as Parcel 4 of Tract 49, LaBelle Ranchettes, Less road dedication of 25 feet. 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012, which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424423 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1102 2009 1344331-01000000340 Walter L. Blair %Lee & Associates Tract 34Parcel of land in surveyed portion of fractional Section 34, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida, West of a canal known as the 42 foot canal and described in O.R. Book 56, Pages 541 to 547, inclusive, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said Section 34 run N 01 degrees 40’ 12” East, along the West boundary line of said Section 34 a distance of 3386.43 feet to the Point-of-Beginning of this description; thence continuing North 01 degrees 40’ 12” East, along said West boundary line of Section 34, a distance of 248.96 feet; thence South 89 degrees 06’ 34” East a distance of 394.89; thence South 01 degrees 40’ 12” West a distance of 248.96 feet; thence North 89 degrees 06’ 34” West a distance of 394.89 feet to the said Point-of-Beginning of this description. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded Plat. 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012, which is the 27th day of September, 2012 Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424440 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders 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 1476 2009 1154432-A0002510000 Mervyn E. & Sandra A. Bruno The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a road easement of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2655, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of September, 2012 which is the 27th day of September, 2012. Dated this 15th day of August, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 424435 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13/2012 1-INVITATION TO BID BID # 2012-4 CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT LEVEE CONSTRUCTION Sealed bids for the reconstruction of the above referenced Levee Construction will be received by the Board of Central County Water Control District, hereinafter referred to as “District” at: 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street Clewiston, Florida 33440 until 2:00 pm local time on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 for furnishing labor and materials and performing all work set forth in the Invitation to Bid, Instruction to Bidders, Bid Form, Construction Contract, Detailed Speci cations and Drawings which comprise the Bid Documents. Immediately following the scheduled closing time for the reception of bids, all bid proposals which have been submitted in accordance with the conditions of the Invitation to Bid, Instructions to Bidders and any Addenda issued in relation to this Project will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidder is responsible for the delivery of bid and bids received after the speci ed day and time will not be opened. The Work is described as Levee Construction and is outlined in drawings and speci cations prepared by Rock Aboujaoud, P.E. A pre-bid meeting shall be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at the District of ce located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, Florida. Construction drawings and Speci cations may be obtained from Rock Aboujaoud, P.E. (contact person) at 154 N. Bridge Street, LaBelle, Florida (863/612-0011), or from CCWCD of ce at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, Florida (863/983-5797) for a (non-refundable) fee of $50. Checks shall be payable to Rock Enterprises, Inc. Each bid must be submitted, in duplicate, on the prescribed bid form and accompanied by bid security on the prescribed form, payable to the Board of CCWCD, in an amount not less than ve percent (5%) of the bid amount. All subcontractors shall be declared on a separate form. All bids shall be opened and read aloud on September 25, 2012 at 2:00 PM at the District of ce located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, Florida. Bidders are welcome to attend. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish the necessary additional bond(s) for the faithful performance of the Contract, as prescribed in the Contract Documents. All Bid Bonds, Contract Bonds, Insurance Contracts and Certi cates of Insurance shall be either executed by or countersigned by a licensed resident agent of the surety or insurance company having its place of business in the State of Florida. Further, the said surety or insurance company shall be duly authorized and quali ed to do business in the State of Florida and shall have an A.M. Best rating of A-minus or better and who is listed on the United States Treasury Department’s T-list as acceptable to issue bonds for the applicable dollar amount. The Bid may be withdrawn prior to the date and time of bid opening. Bids shall remain open and subject to acceptance for a period of forty ve (45) calendar days after the date of bid opening but. No bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of forty ve (45) calendar days after the date of Bid opening.In order to perform public work, the successful Bidder shall have all licenses and permits required by Federal, State, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. Before a Contract will be awarded for the work contemplated herein, the District will conduct such investigations as are necessary to determine the performance record and ability of the apparent low Bidder to perform the size and type of work speci ed under this Invitation to Bid. Upon request, the Bidder shall submit such information as deemed necessary by the District to evaluate the bidder’s quali cations. The District reserves the right to award either alternate to the lowest responsible and quali ed bidder based on available funding. The District reserves the right to reject any or all Bid(s). It also reserves the right to postpone the award of the Contract for a period of time which postponement, however, shall not extend beyond ninety (90) calendar days from the bid opening date during which, the District at its sole discretion may release the Bid security DATED this 20th day of August, 2012. ATTEST: Central County Water Control District By: Benito Alvarez, Chairman 424504 CN 8/23,30;9/6,13,20/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 12-CA-486 ATLANTIC COAST BANK, Plaintiff, v. MARTHA ALINA CONNELL, etc. et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARTHA ALINA CONNELL, IF LIVING, AND IF DECEASED, HER UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST HER Residence(s): Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage upon on the following property in Hendry County, Florida: Lot 66, Holiday Isles Unit No. Two, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in. Plat Book 6, page 4, of the public records of Hendry County, Florida, together with that certain 2009 Live Oak, 60 x 32 mobile home, serial number LOHGA10810846A & LOHGA10810846B. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on LAWRENCE J. BERNARD, ESQUIRE, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 480 Busch Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32218, on or before 30 days from the rst date of publication of this notice, and le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on the 30th day of August, 2012. Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk 425595 CN 9/6,13/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 12-CA-350 LIBERTY BANK FSB, Plaintiff, VS. OLDE NAPLES INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; ALL UNKNOWN LIENHOLDERS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; UNKNOWN TENANT #3; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES IN INTEREST, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Barbara S. Butler, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida will, on September 26, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, 2nd Floor, LaBelle, Florida in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, offer for sale and sell at public sale to the highest bidder for cash, the property situated in Collier County, Florida described as follows: Lot 1, less the South 15 feet thereof, Block 90, of Labelle Industrial Park, according to the plat thereof; as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 72, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida (the “Property”).Plaintiff’s attorney requests that the Notice of Foreclosure Sale shall be published in the Clewiston News. WITNESS my hand and of cial seal of said Court, this 21st day of August, 2012. BARBARA. S. BUTLER, Clerk of the Circuit Court /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 424879 CN 9/13,20/2012 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on September 24th, 2012 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston FL 33440: 1997 Dodge, VIN: 1B3EJ46X2VN705537 2005 International, VIN: 1HTWBAAN75J042447 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids*** 426096 CN 9/13/2012 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, September 26, 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. 425274 CN 9/13,20/2012 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at 1225 N.W. Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of Jacquay Moore: Picture frame, small bike, headboard, 2 table lamps, 1 console table, set of knifes, miscellaneous boxes. 425113 SUN 9/6,13/2012 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 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 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 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? 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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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 tive options would be to cut department budget by up to ve percent, which could result in the ring of twelve deputies at the Hendry County Sheriff's Department and ve paramedics at the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Station. Though talk is still underway, and the budget decisions will not be set in stone until the nal meeting regarding the matter on September 25, local of cials and residents alike are concerned with how these changes may affect Hendry County. When asked to comment on the ve percent reduction for the EMS Station, Randy Bengston, Public Safety Director, said in a BOCC meeting that there are two options for the EMS Station, if they are expected to proceed with the ve percent reduction. "The most drastic way is to eliminate six positions and shut down one truck," said Bengston, explaining that the option would have a large impact, saving a total of $308,766 annually. The second option would be to brown out.' There are two people to operate each truck, however, when one goes home before their shift is over, they call in another person to cover the absent position, which causes a lot of overtime. This is where browning out' comes into play, because instead of calling in another employee, they would simply put the employee that was left without a partner into another truck, making a group of three. By browning out,' the county would save a total of $61,000. Erin Slade, Secretary/Treasurer for the Hendry County Professional Paramedics and EMT's Local 4250, explained why the budget cut for the local EMS Station would have a large impact on Hendry County. "There are many times right now, with ve trucks, that we are all out transporting patients or on calls. When this happens and another call comes in, it requires rst responders from the local Fire Departments to be called. We then decide where the nearest unit is and if none are close enough we try to get an ambulance from another county to take care of the call. They are not always available," said Slade. Not only will this budget cut affect local residents, but neighboring counties as well. "In Labelle we have long transport times, a minimum of 30 minutes, depending on traf c and location of the call, as our closest hospital is in Lehigh," explained Slade. This could seriously affect patients that have a critical medical issue and need care to be delivered to them quickly. When a life is on the line, every minute counts. "This happens already with ve trucks, it's bound to happen a lot more with only four trucks," said Slade. While BOCC members recognize that this is an issue, action must be taken in order to balance out the budget. "This is a perfect storm of not having enough money, with a burden of a budget that is solely responsible for providing services to the county," said Kennington-Korf. Residents are invited to participate in the nal BOCC meeting regarding this issue on September 25, at 5 p.m. at the County Court House in LaBelle. BUDGETContinued  1 then explained that any commissioner has the option to speak to either Kennington Korf, or Mark Lapp, County Attorney, and discuss whatever they would like. He also brought up the fact that Kennington-Korf has 33 years of county experience under her belt, and proposed to allow her time to establish an exit plan. "With all due respect to Judy's 33 years of experience," began Turner, "I feel as if that is always the excuse: more time." Turner did acknowledge that the decision was not going to be made lightly. "However, change is inevitable and I feel that it is time for a change in leadership," said Turner. When asked to explain why Turner was calling for her termination, Kennington-Korf responded with "I cannot tell you what I do not know." Kennington-Korf is currently in the process of working on an exit strategy and said she does not want to say anything that will jeopardize that. "We are all sad that it has come to this," said Perry. The next BOCC meeting will be held in LaBelle on September 25. COUNTYContinued  1 WANT TO SUBMIT NEWS? events? | photos? | tips? | stories? Send us an e-mail at clewnews@newszap.com

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-72CP Division: A IN RE: ESTATE OF DAVID SANTIAGO Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DAVID SANTIAGO, deceased, whose date of death was November 17, 2011; File Number 2012-72CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Of ce Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975. T he names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE T IME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER T HE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN T HE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is: September 13, 2012. IVY SANTIAGO Personal Representative 130 South Jinnete Street Clewiston, FL 33440 Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire FBN: 114278 dba@gendersalvarez.com A nthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 afd@gendersalvarez.com GENDERS + ALVAREZ + DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 West Cleveland Street T ampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 426097 CN 9/13,20/2012 Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000834 EverBank Plaintiff, -VS.Francisco R. Torres and Eufemia I. Torres, Husband and Wife; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 9, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010CA-000834 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein EverBank, Plaintiff and Francisco R. Torres and Eufemia I. Torres, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on September 26, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 4, IN BLOCK 207, OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71 THROUGH 78, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE MS 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 the ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. BARBARA S. BUTLER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida /S/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 (813) 880-8800 425672 CN 9/13,20/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 12-DR-158 Division: FamilyMARIEL JOHNANNA GOPHER-MERAS, Petitioner, and ENRIQUE MERAS, JR., Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE T O: Enrique Meras, Jr. Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on T ravis W. Trueblood, whose address is 200 S. Andrews Avenue, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 on or before October 19, 2012, and le the original with the clerk of this Court at Glades County Courthouse, 500 Ave. J, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, before service on Petitioner 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: September 5, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk 426068 CN 9/13,20,27;10/4/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 10-000048-CAPNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, VS. SHERRY Y. ADAMS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling November 3, 2011 Foreclosure Sale dated August 20, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10-000048-CA of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Sherry Y. Adams, Nicky Holter, Buckhead Ridge Homeowners Association, Inc., PNC Bank, National Association, as Successor By Merger with National City Bank, as Successor By Merger with Harbor Federal Savings Bank, Unknown Tenant #1 n/k/a Nathan Holter, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, Glades County, Florida on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 22, BLOCK B, LAKEVIEW ESTATES, AS PER PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 100, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME DESIGNATED AS FOLLOWS: MAKE: MERI, MODEL: 1998, TITLE NUMBERS: 45262099/45873395, ID NUMBERS: CF24424924A/ 24424924B, INCLUDING THE BUILDINGS AND APPURTENANCES LOCATED THEREON AND TOGETHER WITH THE FURNITURE, FURNISHINGS AND FIXTURES SITUATED THEREIN AND LOCATED THEREON A/K/A 1011 CASEY LANE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Glades County, Florida this 21st day of August, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida By: /S/ Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law-Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 11-89506 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Administrative Services Manager, whose of ce is located at Charlotte County Justice Center, 350 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950 and whose telephone number is (941)637-2281, within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955 8771. To le response please contact Glades County Clerk of Court, P.O. Box 10, Moorehaven, FL 33471. 425038 GCD 9/13,20/2012 Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee September 13, 2012 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. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will hold a public workshop in Clewiston to discuss possible boating-restricted-area changes for the Okeechobee Waterway in Hendry County. The amendments to rule 68D-24.011, Florida Administrative Code, are proposed to expand the existing idle-speed, no-wake zone in the Okeechobee Waterway by 300 feet to better protect boat loading and unloading at the Hoover Dike Road City Ramp. Other proposed amendments include updating the rule maps and other minor technical changes to the rule language. The workshop will be on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the John Boy Auditorium, 1200 South W.C. Owens Ave. in Clewiston. To obtain copies of the meeting agenda prior to the workshop, visit MyFWC.com/Boating and look up “Workshops” under the heading “Waterway Management.” Additional information will be posted as it becomes available. Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate in the workshop should advise the FWC at least ve days before the meeting by contacting the FWC’s Of ce of Human Resources at 850-488-6411. If you are hearingor speech-impaired, contact the FWC using the Florida Relay Service at 800-9558771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (voice). FWC Announces Workshop for Okeechobee Waterway Boating A team of University of Florida and Miami Dade College faculty members has won a ve-year, $1.7 million federal grant to expand a distance-education program enabling MDC students to earn a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from UF. The grant was announced in August by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Undergraduate Education. The grant is part of an NSF effort to increase the number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates, known as the STEM Talent Expansion Program. “We believe this program will allow students to become science graduates who otherwise would be unable to do so for nancial or cultural reasons,” said Eric Triplett, principal investigator for the grant and chairman of UF’s microbiology and cell science department, part of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. “This is one of the very few science degrees available by distance education anywhere in the U.S. from a top research university.” Launched last fall, the program is aimed at students from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM disciplines. It’s based at MDC’s North Campus, where 90 percent of students are Hispanic or African-American. With the distance-ed option, students can attend UF without relocating to Gainesville, thereby reducing expenses and enabling students to maintain employment and personal responsibilities. These factors could improve retention, said Jennifer Drew, an instructor with the UF microbiology and cell science department and a co-principal investigator. Drew said the funding will help of cials at both institutions improve the existing program by offering new features that may improve retention: scholarships, peer-to-peer tutoring, career mentoring and undergraduate research experiences. Lecture classes are taught online, but students will do their lab work in person at MDC or one of several UF facilities in South Florida. The program is open to all students, regardless of ethnicity, who have received an associate of arts degree from MDC and earned minimum grades in prerequisite courses. Beginning next fall, UF plans to offer a similar distance-ed program at community colleges across the state, Triplett said. At MDC, of cials look forward to the opportunities the grant presents, said Heather Belmont, dean of the School of Science. “MDC and its School of Science are truly excited about NSF’s support of this innovative new way to attract more students into quality science programming,” Belmont said. “We look forward to working closely with UF to promote this partnership.” $1.7 Million Grant to Help Minority Students Earn Microbiology Degrees PHOTO / UFEric Triplett, chairman of the University of Florida’s microbiology and cell science department, poses in his laboratory in this le photo. Triplett led a team of researchers from UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Miami Dade College that secured a ve-year, $1.7 million federal grant to expand a distance education program that enables students to earn bachelors’ degrees in microbiology from UF without relocating to Gainesville.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2012 / 2013All dates, artists and programs subject to change. Titanic: The Musical The Living Christmas Tree The Lowe Family Christmas Spectacular The Great American Songbook Juan Siddi Flamenco Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Cirque Zuma Zuma Fiddler on the Roof Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience Neil Simons Biloxi Blues TAP The Show! The Wizard of Oz Street Beat, Inc. 1977 College Drive | Belle Glade SPAIN RUSSIA TRANS-ATLANTIC AMERICA NASHVILLEBUY TICKETS @ www.dollyhand.org BOX OFFICE 561.993.1160 AFRICA 3 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions September 2012 In 1983, the Center opened its doors to the students of the Glades communities w ith the Theatre for Schools program. Now called the CAFE series (Cultural A rts for Education), this program usually serves over 18,500 students per year and is o ered at almost no cost to the students. In 1995, the DHCAC held its rst w eek-long residency program with the Missoula Children’s Theatre. Local children audition for approximately 50 roles and in just ve days, they present a fully-choreographed musical production. Other week-long residencies h ave included Ballet Folklorico “Quetzalli” de V eracruz, the Caribbean Dance Company of the Virgin Islands, Japanese storyteller Kuniko Yamamoto, and the Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre of New Zealand. In addition to the Center’s annual professional series, the DHCAC has been able to o er a number of special programs through partnerships with organizations like the Norton Museum of A rt, The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Palm Beach Opera, VSA Florida – Palm Beach County, the Argentinean A rts Organization, the Army Field Band J azz Ambassadors and the New Gardens Band, to name a few. Over the years, numerous local community businesses, organizations, schools and non-pro ts have partnered with the DHCAC for performances, pageants, recitals, meetings, and other activities, truly making it a center for the community.The 31st seasonThe 2012-2013 will bring a wide variety of entertainment to the DHCAC. The Professional Guest Artist Series will feature “Titanic: The Musical” in November; The Lowe Family Christmas Spectacular in December; Matt Davenport And AMA’s The Great American Songbook and Juan Siddi Flamenco in January; Ernie Haase and Signature Sound and Cirque Zuma Zuma (cover photo), and “Fiddler on the Roof” in February; R ave On: The Buddy Holly Experience and “Biloxi Blues” in March and TAP: The Show in April. The Family Series will include the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s “Wizard of Oz” and Street Beat Inc. in May. The CAFE (Cultural Arts for Education) Series will include Harry, The Dirty Dog; Sleeping Beauty; Martha Speaks; Vote!; Let’s Go Science; Guess How Much I Love You; Bunnicula; Freckleface Strawberry; Click, Clack Moo; Wizard of Oz; Doktor Kaboom; Huck and Tom; Street Beat, Inc.; Aesop’s Dinosaur Fables; and, Ramona Quimby.Art ExhibitsThe Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center’s spacious Grand Hall often plays home to visual art exhibits by local artists. Exhibits take place in conjunction with Guest Artist Series performances. The Grand Hall is open Monday Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to noon and one hour before all performances. Other viewing times available upon request. To inquire about exhibiting artwork in the Grand Hall, contact Leigh Woodham at 561-993-1160. The exhibit from Sept. 4 Oct. 4 will be a Torry Island Wildlife EcoArt Project. In November, the hall will feature the annual Festival of Trees.TicketingThe box o ce is located at the southeastern corner of the building, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade. Box O ce Hours are: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to noon. The box o ce also opens one hour prior to performances. Groups are welcome, with discounts available for all performances. Please call the o ce at 561-993-1160 for more information. More information is also available online at www.palmbeachstate.edu.theatre/dollyhand. For directions to the theatre, see page 4. DHCACContinued From Page 2 Special to Going Out/ DHCACThe Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center will present the Lowe Family Christmas Special in December.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions September 2012 Special to Going OutThe Firehouse Theatre in LaBelle is housed in the Firehouse Cultural Center. LABELLE—The Firehouse Community Theatre located in LaBelle, Florida has been providing a unique cultural experience in our area for over 20 years. The theatre is located three blocks north from the intersection of State Road 29 and State Road 80 in LaBelle in what w as the old LaBelle rehouse. The 2012-2013 season line up will include: “Dial M for Murder,” Oct. 22-28 and Nov. 2-4; “The Nutcracker,” Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and Dec. 7-9; “Juke Box Jive,” Jan. 11-13 and 18-21; “Steel Magnolias,” Feb. 15-17 and 22-24; and, “Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music,” March 15-17 and 22-24. Productions are Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Patrons are advised to arrive 30 minutes before the show, as the shows start promptly on time. Tickets are $14 at the door or $12 if prepaid in advance. For additional information, please email at info@ rehousecommunitytheatre.com or call 863-675-3066. Firehouse Theatre in LaBelle plans new season OKEECHOBEE—Season tickets are now available for all three shows to be presented by the Okeechobee Community Theatre in its 34th year of producing Broadway-style musicals, comedies and dramas for local audiences. Patrons who purchase season subscriptions h ave the chance to reserve the best seats before they go on sale to the general public, plus they s ave nearly 25 percent o the regular box o ce price. The season begins in November, with “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” a nostalgic musical comedy which includes 30 memorable hit songs from the fties and sixties. It will be followed on the rst weekend in December by “Friday Night at the Philco,” a program made up of three individual vignettes—a humorous police drama, a classic dark comedy from the 1930s, and a holiday-themed musical comedy-variety show. The season climax in March will be a production of Neil Simon’s wildly popular male comedy, “The Odd Couple.” Reserved seats for all three season shows may be purchased for $28, which represents an $8 savings o the $12 single-seat ticket price. Season subscriptions are available only through Oct. 4. Single show tickets will not go on sale until Oct. 8. All shows are presented in the theatre on S.W. Second Avenue at Seventh Street, one block west of Golden Corral Restaurant. Tickets may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or Discover, by calling 863-7631307. Information on how to purchase tickets by check can be obtained on the theatre website, http://okeecommunitytheatre.com. The Okeechobee Community Theatre is a non-pro t organization of local adults and young people who enjoy producing Broadway-style musicals, comedies and dramas for local audiences. It is a member of the Florida Theatre Conference, and the American Association of Community Theatre. For further information on the theatre and its activities, call Ron or Jacque Hayes at 863-763-1307. Okeechobee Community Theatre 2012-2013 season tickets on sale From Clewiston: Take U.S. 27 south to the intersection of State Road 80 in South Bay. Turn left (east) onto State Road 80. Travel approximately 2 miles to tra c light, at SR 715. Turn left (north) onto SR 715. Travel 1 mile, the college is on the left. The campus sign is at the entrance to the campus. Turn right onto the Palm Beach State College/Glades campus. The left fork in the campus road leads to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. The right fork leads to the Administration/Instruction building. The trip takes approximately 30 minutes. From LaBelle: Take SR 80 east to U.S. 27 south (SR80 & U.S. 27 are together). Continue into South Bay. Turn left at the only stop light in South Bay. Turn left at the next light (SR 715) and another left at the Palm Beach State College/Glades campus sign. In the driveway, turn left to go to the theatre. The trip takes approximately 1 hour. From Okeechobee: Take U.S. 441 south through Canal Point. Here, it will jog to the left and then turn right at the tra c light. In Pahokee, the road will again jog to the left and turn right at the tra c light. You are now also on SR 715. After you go through another light, the Dolly Hand is 3.3 miles ahead on the right. Turn at the Palm Beach State College/Glades campus sign and then make a quick left to drive in front of the theatre. The entire trip takes approximately 1 hour. From 1-95: Exit at Southern Boulevard. The exit south of Southern is Forest Hill Blvd. The exit north of Southern is Belvedere Blvd. Go west for approximately 40 miles. About 10 miles west you will continue past State Road 7, through Royal Palm Beach, and past Lion Country Safari on your right. Once you pass Lion Country Safari, the landscape becomes agricultural land. Stay on this road, State Road 80, until you reach Belle Glade. At the rst tra c light (SR 15 county o ce buildings will be on your left just east of the light), follow the sign for the College and continue straight ahead. The road narrows to two lanes once you go through the light. At the light, turn left onto SR 715. Continue through the business area for 3.5 miles. The Palm Beach State College/Glades Campus is on your right. The campus sign is at the entrance to the campus. Turn right onto the Glades campus. The left fork in the campus road leads to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. The trip takes approximately 55 minutes. From Florida Turnpike: Exit at Southern Blvd. Go west on Southern Blvd. through Royal Palm Beach, and past signs for Lion Country Safari. Once you pass Lion Country Safari, the landscape becomes agricultural. Stay on this road, State Road 80, until you reach Belle Glade. At the rst tra c light (SR 15 county o ce buildings will be on your left just east of the light), follow the sign for Palm Beach State College and continue straight ahead. The road narrows to two lanes once you go through the light. At the caution light, turn left onto SR 715. Continue through the business area for 3.5 miles. The Glades campus is on your right. The campus sign is at the entrance to the campus. Turn right onto the Glades campus. The left fork in the campus road leads to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. It is approximately 45 miles from the turnpike to Belle Glade. Directions to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center Special to Going OutJuan Siddi Flamenco will perform at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in January 2013.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions September 2012 Special to Going OutThe Firehouse Theatre in LaBelle is housed in the Firehouse Cultural Center. LABELLE—The Firehouse Community Theatre located in LaBelle, Florida has been providing a unique cultural experience in our area for over 20 years. The theatre is located three blocks north from the intersection of State Road 29 and State Road 80 in LaBelle in what w as the old LaBelle rehouse. The 2012-2013 season line up will include: “Dial M for Murder,” Oct. 22-28 and Nov. 2-4; “The Nutcracker,” Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and Dec. 7-9; “Juke Box Jive,” Jan. 11-13 and 18-21; “Steel Magnolias,” Feb. 15-17 and 22-24; and, “Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music,” March 15-17 and 22-24. Productions are Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Patrons are advised to arrive 30 minutes before the show, as the shows start promptly on time. Tickets are $14 at the door or $12 if prepaid in advance. For additional information, please email at info@ rehousecommunitytheatre.com or call 863-675-3066. Firehouse Theatre in LaBelle plans new season OKEECHOBEE—Season tickets are now available for all three shows to be presented by the Okeechobee Community Theatre in its 34th year of producing Broadway-style musicals, comedies and dramas for local audiences. Patrons who purchase season subscriptions h ave the chance to reserve the best seats before they go on sale to the general public, plus they s ave nearly 25 percent o the regular box o ce price. The season begins in November, with “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” a nostalgic musical comedy which includes 30 memorable hit songs from the fties and sixties. It will be followed on the rst weekend in December by “Friday Night at the Philco,” a program made up of three individual vignettes—a humorous police drama, a classic dark comedy from the 1930s, and a holiday-themed musical comedy-variety show. The season climax in March will be a production of Neil Simon’s wildly popular male comedy, “The Odd Couple.” Reserved seats for all three season shows may be purchased for $28, which represents an $8 savings o the $12 single-seat ticket price. Season subscriptions are available only through Oct. 4. Single show tickets will not go on sale until Oct. 8. All shows are presented in the theatre on S.W. Second Avenue at Seventh Street, one block west of Golden Corral Restaurant. Tickets may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or Discover, by calling 863-7631307. Information on how to purchase tickets by check can be obtained on the theatre website, http://okeecommunitytheatre.com. The Okeechobee Community Theatre is a non-pro t organization of local adults and young people who enjoy producing Broadway-style musicals, comedies and dramas for local audiences. It is a member of the Florida Theatre Conference, and the American Association of Community Theatre. For further information on the theatre and its activities, call Ron or Jacque Hayes at 863-763-1307. Okeechobee Community Theatre 2012-2013 season tickets on sale From Clewiston: Take U.S. 27 south to the intersection of State Road 80 in South Bay. Turn left (east) onto State Road 80. Travel approximately 2 miles to tra c light, at SR 715. Turn left (north) onto SR 715. Travel 1 mile, the college is on the left. The campus sign is at the entrance to the campus. Turn right onto the Palm Beach State College/Glades campus. The left fork in the campus road leads to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. The right fork leads to the Administration/Instruction building. The trip takes approximately 30 minutes. From LaBelle: Take SR 80 east to U.S. 27 south (SR80 & U.S. 27 are together). Continue into South Bay. Turn left at the only stop light in South Bay. Turn left at the next light (SR 715) and another left at the Palm Beach State College/Glades campus sign. In the driveway, turn left to go to the theatre. The trip takes approximately 1 hour. From Okeechobee: Take U.S. 441 south through Canal Point. Here, it will jog to the left and then turn right at the tra c light. In Pahokee, the road will again jog to the left and turn right at the tra c light. You are now also on SR 715. After you go through another light, the Dolly Hand is 3.3 miles ahead on the right. Turn at the Palm Beach State College/Glades campus sign and then make a quick left to drive in front of the theatre. The entire trip takes approximately 1 hour. From 1-95: Exit at Southern Boulevard. The exit south of Southern is Forest Hill Blvd. The exit north of Southern is Belvedere Blvd. Go west for approximately 40 miles. About 10 miles west you will continue past State Road 7, through Royal Palm Beach, and past Lion Country Safari on your right. Once you pass Lion Country Safari, the landscape becomes agricultural land. Stay on this road, State Road 80, until you reach Belle Glade. At the rst tra c light (SR 15 county o ce buildings will be on your left just east of the light), follow the sign for the College and continue straight ahead. The road narrows to two lanes once you go through the light. At the light, turn left onto SR 715. Continue through the business area for 3.5 miles. The Palm Beach State College/Glades Campus is on your right. The campus sign is at the entrance to the campus. Turn right onto the Glades campus. The left fork in the campus road leads to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. The trip takes approximately 55 minutes. From Florida Turnpike: Exit at Southern Blvd. Go west on Southern Blvd. through Royal Palm Beach, and past signs for Lion Country Safari. Once you pass Lion Country Safari, the landscape becomes agricultural. Stay on this road, State Road 80, until you reach Belle Glade. At the rst tra c light (SR 15 county o ce buildings will be on your left just east of the light), follow the sign for Palm Beach State College and continue straight ahead. The road narrows to two lanes once you go through the light. At the caution light, turn left onto SR 715. Continue through the business area for 3.5 miles. The Glades campus is on your right. The campus sign is at the entrance to the campus. Turn right onto the Glades campus. The left fork in the campus road leads to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. It is approximately 45 miles from the turnpike to Belle Glade. Directions to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center Special to Going OutJuan Siddi Flamenco will perform at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in January 2013.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 BRIGHTON SEMINOLE CASINO Highway 721 west of Lake Okeechobee on the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation17735 Reservation Road Okeechobee, FL 349741.800.360.9875seminolebrightoncasino.comNEW NON-SMOKING SLOT AREA!Details at Seminole Players Club. Must be 21 or older and a Players Club member to participate. Management reserves the right to change or cancel at any time. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call 1 .888.ADMIT.IT.Like us on Facebook From TVs American Pickers Free Show at 7pm € Doors open at 5pm € Friday, September 28 Buyers on Hand. Looking for coins, jewelry, collectibles and more*! Limited 2 items per person.NO BINGOON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28*Must be able to carry in items for appraisal. Limited to (2) two items per player. Limited Seating Available. First come, “rst serve. Limited appraisers and time for appraisal. 5 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions September 2012 Sept. 28 Free Meet & Greet with American Pickers’ Frank Fritz; Sept. 29 Giveaway of a 2012 Chevy CorvetteOKEECHOBEE—Experience sizzling summer fun at Seminole Casino Brighton all month long! On Friday, Sept. 28, Frank Fritz, from History Channel’s hit reality series American Pickers, will meet and greet fans and appraise their treasured items for free. On Saturday, Sept. 29, one lucky player will win a 2012 Chevy Corvette. Earn entries beginning Sept. 1, and then get ready to put the ‘joy’ in joy ride. As part of Frank Fritz’s American Riches Road Tour, fans are encouraged to gather items that they think might be of interest, value or h ave a great story related to them (like old coins, gold, silver, j ewelry, dolls, military artifacts, vintage signs, atware, dish sets and candlesticks). Seasoned buyers will be on hand o ering cash for guests’ valuables. Fans may also h ave the chance to go on stage and make a deal with Fritz. Doors open at 5 p.m. The free show starts at 7 p.m. Must be 21 years of age or older and a Player’s Club member to attend. On Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16, guests will also enjoy a special A sian-inspired menu at Josiah. Experience a taste of the Orient! Appetizers include Crab Ragoon, Fried Dumplings, Spring Rolls and Spare Ribs. Featured house specialties include Shrimp Egg Foo Young, Prawns in Chili Sauce, Seared Teriyaki Salmon with Blackened Sesames and other tantalizing entrees. Other classic favorites include Wonton Soup, Sweet & Sour Chicken, Stir Fry Beef, Shrimp Fried Rice and Pork Lo-Mein. Come try bingo on Fridays in September, with free bingo games at 3 p.m. as players compete to win a share of $1,000 in casino free play prizes. No bingo will be played on Friday, Sept. 28. Tuesdays, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, visitors 55 and older will get a free bag lunch, while supplies last. On Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., visitors 55 and older will get a free breakfast, while supplies last. The free bag lunch and breakfast o ers are open to new or returning Player’s Club members. Not a member? It’s free to join, so sign up today. As always, there is free bus transportation from the Hampton Inn in Okeechobee at 1200 State Road 70. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the bus picks up at 10:30 a.m. It departs the casino at 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, the bus picks up at 2:15 p.m. and departs at 7:30 p.m. See the Player’s Club for promotion details.About Seminole Casino Brighton Seminole Casino Brighton is a 27,000square-foot casino with 405-slot and gaming machines, a seven-table poker room, high-stakes bingo action and Josiah, a full-service restaurant and lounge. Its warm and friendly sta ultra-modern air-conditioning system, clean atmosphere and rewarding casino promotions are a welcome alternative to big-city gaming. The casino also recently opened a new area with 30 slots for those who prefer to play slot machines in a smokefree environment. The Seminole Casino Brighton is located on the Brighton Seminole Reservation, 17735 Reservation Road, (State Road 721) in Glades County. For more information, call toll-free 800360-9875 or 863-467-9998. Or visit www. seminolebrightoncasino.com. Sizzling summer fun at Seminole Casino Brighton Special to Going OutFrank Fritz from the American Pickers TV show will visit Brighton on Sept. 28.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 6 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions September 2012 The Indian River State College Performing and Visual Arts Department is announcing their 2012-13 lineup of shows and performances for the season. Those who appreciate theater, comedy and musical performance will want to catch all of the McAlpin OnStage shows and performances for the Fall 2012/ Spring 2013 season. Season subscriptions for the nine-show series are now available for just $90 and the option to purchase additional shows for just $10. Included in the nine-show McAlpin Onstage series, are two big musicals and a drama that the audience won’t want to miss; “Cat on A Hot Tin Roof” runs Nov. 1-3, “Ragtime” Dec. 6-8 and “Chicago” Feb. 14-16. This is the rst season that the Performing and Visual Arts Department has selected two musicals as part of the series. The season starts Oct. 11, with the Variety Concert “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue,” featuring the IRSC Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and the “Company” Singers. The show will feature a diverse medley of favorites from the golden ages to the eclectic present with jazz to pop, contemporary and more. The full OnStage season includes: the variety concert “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” October 11-13; “Cat on A Hot Tin Roof” November 1-3; “McAlpin Music” November 15-17; the musical “Ragtime” December 6-9; the musical “Chicago” Feb. 14-17; “Dearly Departed” Feb. 28 to March 2; the variety concert “And Now, for Something Completely Di erent” March 14-16 “Just Dance!” April 4-6; and “McAlpin Music” April 18-20. The nine-show subscription series is on sale now for just $90. Subscription holders can purchase tickets to additional McAlpin shows, not part of the series, for $10 or less for each show. Individual tickets for all shows are $15. IRSC shares the Arts ‘OnStage’ with their 2012-13 Season PERFORMING A RTS The Living Christmas Tree B E L L E G L A D E — T h e D o l l y H a n d C u l t u r a l A r t s C e n t e r i s p l a n BELLE GLADE—The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center is plann i n g t h e i r a n n u a l L i v i n g C h r i s t m a s T r e e R e h e a r s a l s a r e u n d e r w a y ning their annual Living Christmas Tree. Rehearsals are under way o n M o n d a y s f r o m 7 t o 8 : 1 5 p m a t t h e D H C A C f o r a d u l t s B e g i n n i n g on Mondays, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at the DHCAC for adults. Beginning O c t 6 c h i l d r e n ’ s r e h e a r s a l s w i l l b e h e l d a t t h e U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t Oct. 6, children’s rehearsals will be held at the United Methodist C h u r c h i n B e l l e G l a d e J u s t c o m e r e a d y t o s i n g P u b l i c p e r f o r m a n c e s Church in Belle Glade. Just come ready to sing. Public performances w i l l b e D e c 1 a n d 2 F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n c a l l 5 6 1 9 9 3 1 1 6 0 o r e m a i l will be Dec. 1 and 2. For more information call 561-993-1160 or email D e b b i e a t b o w l e s d @ p a l m b e a c h s t a t e e d u Debbie at bowlesd@palmbeachstate.edu.Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something BlueFORT PIERCE—The Indian River State College Jazz Ensembles, Jazz Combo and “company” singers will perform a diverse medley of favorites from pop to jazz, contemporary and more on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and, Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the McAlpin Theatre, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce. For information, contact the box o ce at 1-800220-9915 or email boxo ce@irsc.edu.Edison Pops @ SunsetFORT MYERS—The Edison Pops @ Sunset concert is planned for the Lee County Campus grounds on Saturday, Oct. 27. This year Edison State College celebrates 50 years in Southwest Florida with special guests, American English, The Complete Beatles Tribute band and the Edison Pops Orchestra. Described as one of the most authentic tribute bands in the country, American English performs songs that span the entire career of The Beatles from 1963-1970. The band replicates every musical detail including costume changes, vintage instruments and special e ects. American English magically creates “The Complete Beatles Tribute!” The gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. For more information go online, to www.edisonpops. com or call Reba Singleton at 239-489-9286.Cat on a Hot Tin RoofFORT PIERCE– The Pollitt family has gathered to celebrate their patriarch “Big Daddy’s” birthday. The tone is right, but the mood is somber. Sins of the past, greedy hopes for the future, and a desperate eagerness not to believe the truths that surround them make this play a delicately wrought exercise in human communication. The play will be presented in the Indian River State College McAlpin Theatre, 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce, Nov. 1, 2 and 3. For information, contact the box o ce at 1-800-220-9915 or email boxo ce@irsc.edu. Plays, concerts, and more ... Special to Going OutThe Living Christmas Tree is the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center’s traditional “kick-off” for the holiday season.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions September 2012 Reflections Across TimeCLEWISTON—The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida will debut Re ections Across Time: Seminole Portraits, a new exhibit that will contrast the historical interpretation of Seminole warriors by artists of the past with those of today’s Seminole artists. The exhibit was organized by the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International Univ ersity (FIU) with loaned art from the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of American Art in W ashington, D.C. Curator Annette B. Fromm relates, “Re ections A cross Time: Seminole Portraits explores topics related to Native American portraiture, speci cally focusing upon the Florida Seminole. The center piece is George Catlin’s enigmatic portrait of Seminole warrior, or tastanagi, Osceola, one of the most recognized nineteenth-century Seminole leaders. This exhibit brings together a signi cant collection of original artwork and ethnographic pieces.” The Exhibit opened Sept. 6 and will be on display through Nov. 4, 2012 at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki and then will travel to the Frost Art Museum in Miami, Florida from Nov. 17, 2012 through Jan. 13, 2013. The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is on Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, 34725 West Boundary Road, Clewiston, (north of Interstate 75 o of Exit 49). A dam Bryant Memorial Mini Regatta OKEECHOBEE—Come out and see the wildest boat race you will ever lay eyes on in Okeechobee’s Second A dam Bryant Minimal Regatta Homemade Boat Race. This year’s regatta will be held at C. Scott Driver Park, 10100 West Hwy. 78, Okeechobee on Saturday, Oct. 6, w ith races set to start at 9 a.m. Sponsors/racers dinner and mandatory check-in will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, beginning at 4 p.m. with dinner to start at 5 p.m. Additional dinner tickets will be available for purchase for only $5 and the public is encouraged to come and enjoy the fun. Show o your boat building skills by building your v essel from just one 4’ x 8’sheet of 1/4” luan plywood, 24’ of 2’ x 4’s, one 60-yard roll of duct tape, one pound of screws and No Glue or adhesives at all. Age divisions include several groups including: “Skippers” 15 years and under; “First Mates” 16-49 y ears, “Old Salts” 50 years and older; “Kayak” all ages. If your boat is 10 feet long or greater, and has the general appearance and/or shape of a kayak, you will be placed in this class. All funds raised will bene t children’s causes charities. For more information, contact J.D. Mixon at 863634-1778. Visit www.MinimalRegatta.com for more details.Planetarium plans fall showsFORT PIERCE—Kicking o the new Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium season is a free Star Party and Open House at the planetarium on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the IRSC Main Campus, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce. The event will feature a preview of the new season’s program, as well as guided tours of the night sky through telescopes (weather permitting), courtesy of the Treasure Coast Astronomical Society. The planetarium’s Starlight Series 2012-2013 begins Oct. 19 with the galactic show, The Goldilocks Planet. Audiences will join in a search for other earthlike worlds and orbiting distant stars that are “just right” for supporting life. The Goldilocks Planet will be presented on Oct. 19 and 20, Nov. 2 and 3, and Nov. 16 and 17. Planetarium show times are Friday evenings at 7 and 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 1 and 2 p.m. Tickets are $3 each and may be purchased at the IRSC Box O ce at the McAlpin Fine Arts Center or by calling 1-800-220-9915 with VISA, Discover, American Express, or MasterCard or visit www.irsc.edu. Planetarium shows are recommended for adults and for children over the age of four. The Hallstrom planetarium’s temperature is maintained at 72 degrees and visitors may want to bring a light jacket or sweater. Junior rodeo planned in OkeechobeeOKEECHOBEE—The Florida Junior Rodeo Association will hold a rodeo on Sept. 22 and 23 at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center. This association is for kids ages 5-14. There will be Barrel Racing, Bareback Bronc Riding, Chute Dogging, Steer Riding, Tie Down Calf Roping, Breakaway, Goat Tying, Pole Bending and Cutting. For more information, see the web site at www. a ra.com or contact Kay Hickson at 561-996-2298. Rockin’ Rod Car Show and Swap MeetOKEECHOBEE—The ARC of Okeechobee will host the Okeechobee Rockin’ Rod Car Show and Swap Meet on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This car show will be at the Philippine American Cultural Foundation, 5154 SW 16th Avenue in Okeechobee. They are looking for vendors and sponsors. For more information, check out the website www.okeechobeerockinrodshow.com or contact event chair, Sid Estrada at 863-610-0515, Jeannie Bramlett at 863-261-6594, or event consultant, Chris McArthur at 863-697-8721.Archaeology Lecture SeriesOKEECHOBEE—The Florida Public Archaeology Network and the Okeechobee County Library will present Archaeology Lecture Series, feature Dr. Rachel Wentz, on Thursday evenings, at the library, 206 S.W. 16th St. in Okeechobee. All of the programs start at 5:30 p.m. On Sept. 20, the topic will be “Forensic Anthropology: How the Dead Died.” This program will look at how forensic anthropology helps solve crimes and determine cause of death through the analysis of human skeletal remains. On Oct. 18, the topic will be “Chasing Bones: An Archaeologist’s Pursuit of Skeletons.” Travel with Dr. Wentz from Florida, through Europe, and into the Caribbean as she recounts her experiences learning ho w to analyze human remains to better understand the cultures from which they came. On Nov. 15, the topic will be “Exploring Ancient Florida.” Millions of years ago, the peninsula that would become Florida broke from the west coast of Africa. Since then, its landscape has gone from an African-like savannah to a tropical paradise. Ancient mega-fauna tha t once roamed the forests and grasslands disappeared as humans arrived. See what Florida was like for the earliest Native Americans. On Dec. 16, the topic will be “Life and Death at Windover: Excavations of a 7,000 year old Pond Cemetery.” Explore one of the most ancient, well-preserved archaeological sites in North America. The 7,000-yearold Windover archaeological site was a pond used fo r interment of the dead and produced over 160 individuals whose analyses h ave pro vided insight into the life and death of people during Florida’s Archaic period. For more information, contact the Okeechobee Public Library at 863-763-3536.Rib cook-off in LaBelleLABELLE—Get out of the kitchen and check out the rst ever LaBelle Give Back Rib Cook-O competition Saturday, Sept. 29, at Barron Park in LaBelle. It will showcase participants’ grilling skills and allow them to compete for great prizes and bragging rights. The even t will consist not only of a rib cook-o but kids’ fun zone, various vendors, live music, horseshoe tournament, food and soft drinks. Also at this event Wooton’s airboats will showcase baby panthers and native reptiles. The “kids fun area” will h ave a bounce house, slides and a basketball shooting game among other activities. The event will feature a horseshoe tournament with a cash prize. Mike Cox with Swamp Buggies of Florida will have a custom buggie on display. There will be live music throughout the event! There is still room for coo k teams, vendors and sponsors! If you would like to be involved in this community event (cookers, vendors, sponsors pr horseshoes), please visit their web site a t www.hendrycountygiveback.com or call 863-342-4291. All are welcome and encouraged to participate and enjoy.‘Fun day’ to help Glades County teen injured in gator attackMOORE HAVEN—Glades County teenager Kaleb “Fred” Langdale was swimming in the Caloosahatchee River when he was attacked by an alligator in July. He managed to get away but lost part of his arm in the ght. A bene t fun day fundraiser is set to help the Langdale family with medical expenses. The event is set fo r Oct. 6, at the Chalo Nitka grounds, o U.S. 27 in Moore Haven, and will include lots of fun activities including a rib cook-o cornhole tournament, pie eating contest, live/silent auction with hunting and shing trips. There will be something for everyone with live bands, water slides, bounce house, face painting, buggy rides, cake walks and a dunk tank to test your aim. Entertainment will include the music of Chris MacArthur. The Gator Boys’ alligator show will be noon and the Gator Boys will also participate in a “meet and greet.” For more information, contact Linda Peeples Martin at 863-227-0832. Area special events and celebrations planned ...

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John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkJohn D. MacArthur Beach State Park is located 2.8 miles south of the intersection of U.S.1 and PGA Blvd. on A1A in North Palm Beach. Upcoming events at the park include: • International Coastal Cleanup, Sept. 15, 8 a.m. noon The International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s largest one-day volunteer e ort to clean up the marine environment and John D. MacA rthur Beach State Park is one of the many beaches that has been chosen to host the event. Gloves and trash bags will be provided for all volunteers, as well as event T-shirts (while supplies last). Please bring a reusable water bottle to ll up. Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful sponsors this event. For more information, please visit their web site at http:// w ww.keeppbcbeautiful.org. To register for this event, call Art at 561)-776-7449, ext. 109. • Bluegrass Music Untold Riches, Saturday, Sept. 16, 1 to 4 p.m. Nathan Rich and the “Untold Riches” bring their foot-stompin’ and hand-clappin’ bluegrass music to the park’s amphitheater. J ust sit back and enjoy the music in Palm Beach County’s most beautiful setting. The concert is free with park admission of $5 per carload. For more information, please call the Ranger Station at 561)6246950. • Bluegrass Music Conch Stomp Band, Oct. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. Come listen to the Conch Stomp Band play a v ariety of bluegrass songs. The program is fun for all ages. This program is free w ith park admission. For more information, please call the Ranger Station at 561624-6950.Fort Pierce Inlet State ParkFort Pierce Inlet State Park is located four miles east of Fort Pierce, via North Causeway. Upcoming events at the park include: • Third Annual Kids’ Sur ng Clinic, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Every participant in this free clinic will learn Beach Ecology, Water Safety, Sur ng Etiquette, and basic In-Water Practice. Children (ages 10-16) who are con dent ocean swimmers and interested in learning the basics of sur ng are encouraged to join us for this event. Please call the 772-468-3985 to reserve a spot in this popular clinic. A waiting list will be started after 25 participants h ave r egistered. The program is free with regular park admission. • Celebrate Literacy Month, Sept. 23, from 8 a.m. to sunset. Fort Pierce Inlet State Park invites area youth to celebrate Literacy Month by illustrating their favorite book on the park’s sidewalks. On Sunday, Sept. 23, pre-registered students will receive free entry to the park, a bag of sidewalk chalk and a square of sidewalk to decorate with scenes from their favorite story. Students may register by calling the park at 772-468-3985 and providing their name, school and the name of their favorite book. Come celebrate Literacy Month at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park!Highlands Hammock State ParkHighlands Hammock State Park is located o US 27 on SR 634 (also known as Hammock Road), four miles west of Sebring. Upcoming events at the park include: • National Public Lands Day, Sept, 29, 9 a.m. to noon. Come join sta volunteers and local citizens as we ght the spread of invasive plants in natural habitats of the Lake Wales Ridge.All ages are welcome! Everyone can help! Wear long pants and closed-toed shoes, bring work gloves, bug spray, drinking water & your lunch. Work for one hour or all three. Sta will provide education on invasive plants and removal help. Come as an individual, club or corporate team! Park fees are waived for participants For more information, contact Scott Paterson at 863471-5324 Scott.Paterson@dep.state. .us. •Music in the Park, Oct. 20. The Music in the Park series starts Oct. 20 at sunset with Groovus. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and ashlight. Concerts are outdoors in picnic area. Proceeds bene t park improvements via Friends of Highlands Hammock. Concert admission is $5 per person (accompanied children 12 & under admitted free of charge.) Call 863-386-6094 for more information.Jonathan Dickinson State ParkJonathan Dickinson State Park is o U.S. 1. From the south, on I-95 take Exit 87A go east on Indiantown Road to US 1. Turn left (north) on US 1. Jonathan Dickinson is 5 miles on your left. From the Florida Turnpike take Exit 116 (Jupiter). Go east on Indiantown Road to US 1. Turn left (north) on US 1. Jonathan Dickinson is 5 miles on your left. From the north, on I-95 take Exit 96 go east on Bridge Road to US 1. Turn right (south) on US 1. Jonathan Dickinson is 3 miles on your right. On the Florida Turnpike take Exit 116 (Jupiter). Go east on Indiantown Road to US 1. Turn left (north) on US 1. Jonathan Dickinson is 5 miles on your left. Upcoming events at Jonathan Dickinson State Park include: • Exotic Plant Removal Day, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Join us on September 29, 2012 as we recognize National Public Lands Day by helping remove exotic plants from the park. Volunteers, ages 10 and up, will receive free park admission. To register, please contact the Kimbell Education Center at 561-7455551 or e-mail: Catlin.minnis@dep.state. .us or Libby.reinert@dep.state. .us. • Fire Fest, Oct. 20, from 1 to 9 p.m. Fire Fest is a fun lled, family event promoting prescribed re awareness as well as outdoor recreation, safety awareness, and preserving Florida’s natural areas. In cooperation with the Florida Fores t Service and other local organizations, we hope to educate and inspire with live re demonstrations, hands-on activities, a spooky trail, hayrides, swamp buggy and horse buggy tours, games, bounce houses, music, and fun for all! Families can enjoy a day in the park while learning about the bene ts of prescribed re and its essential role in preserving Florida’s natural resources. Be sure to plan ahead and arrive in time to buy your ride tickets early as they sell out quickly! Food and other refreshments will be available fo r purchase provided by Boy Scout Troops 840 and 888. Additional charges ma y apply for select activities including Hayrides, Swamp Buggy and Horse Bugg y Tours, and the Bounce House and the “Game Alley.” Park admission fee and select activity fees apply. For more information, call 561-745-5551 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 8 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment and Attractions September 2012 Florida State Parks plan special programs and activities Special to Going OutA Roseate Spoonbill feeds in estuary at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Special to Going OutRental canoes and kayaks are seen piled up at the park dockat Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Special to Going OutA walkway welcomes visitors to Highlands Hammock State Park.