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Publication Date: 03-28-2013
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BY PATTY BRANT Special to the Clewiston NewsThe future of Airglades Airport remains a sticking point for the county commission and for AIA, the private group interested in procuring it. At Tuesday night’s county commission meeting, a representative of AIA, the group interested in taking over Airglades, stepped up to explain its position. The airport is to be a public/private partnership in which AIA has already put some $3 million. In a recent discussion, the FAA pointed out a list of issues with the plan to privatize Airglades. Without reconciliation of these FFA issues soon, AIA will “pull the plug” on the deal, he told the board. He said the issues presented by the FAA are all workable, including the FAA requirement of separate management and purchasing agreements. He explained that the cost method of purchasing is the only viable one in this situation and noted, “We’re the ones taking the risk.” The board members are also frustrated at the lack of progress in the venture. Commissioner Don Davis reiterated his point that the airport has yet to be a productive part of the county’s economy and that he is tired of spending taxpayers’ money to shore it up. “We’ve got nothing out of it since HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR SHARES STORY WITH CLEWISTON RESIDENTSBY SAVANNAH ROUNDS srounds@newszap.com“What did the Holocaust sound like? For many who came to the death camps it sounded like a violin.” When Nicholas Ponce stood in front of residents who joined together for the rst presentation of the Clewiston Public Library’s ‘One Book, One Community’ program, they were given the opportunity to not only learn about the Holocaust, but listened to the sound of a violin -an instrument that many survivors still associate with that dark period. Ponce, who is a young Clewiston resident, stood in front of the crowded library and played a song on his violin, leaving many in the room with teary eyes. Shortly after his presentation the guest speaker, Rene Beddouk, was introduced to share her story of survival. Born in 1934 in Paris, France, Rene was only six when the Germans invaded in the Spring of 1940. Rene explained that France was eventually divided into two parts: the ‘occupied zone,’ which was northern Paris, and the ‘free zone,’ which was farther south. Beddouk explained that her aunt and uncle had moved from the occupied zone in order to stay safe, and eventually persuaded Rene’s mother and father to do the same. Her family left in the night, with the travel beOne Book, One Community Kick-Off is Huge Success *Available on select new Fords. Red Carpet Lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify. See Dealer for details. Offer ends 04/01/13 T, M N H P U.S. S P V. N SEE BOCC  22 SEE LIBRARY  10 BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA jzaragoza@newszap.comA detention of cer with the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce (HCSO) has been arrested and charged with smuggling illegal contraband into the LaBelle Jail: namely, ice cream, chicken and pizza. An investigation by the sheriff’s of ce found that the deputy had neglected her duties by spending a large portion of her work time socializing with an inmate. The investigation also revealed a possible reason: the deputy and inmate were having an affair. These and more details – including a second deputy receiving a haircut, courtesy of the incarcerated man – were released in the wake of the woman’s arrest on contraband charges. According to HCSO, which also manages the jail facility, 31-year-old Jessica Gonzales, of Immokalee, was seen on numerous occasions bringing in food for inmate Lorenzo Brooks. She walked in with a plastic bag one day and, when asked what it contained, Gonzales told a deputy, “I brought some food for Brooks.” The most surprising episode happened on Nov. 1, 2012, which was Brooks’ 40th birthday. To celebrate, Gonzales reportedly brought in a tub of ice cream and four bowls and four spoons into the annex. A deputy who witnessed this was offered to join them, but declined. Details of Gonzales giving the inDeputy Arrested for Smuggling Ice Cream Airglades Issues to Forefront PHOTO / JENNY WOODSPictured is Rene Beddouk, who spoke to Clewiston residents on March 25 at the Clewiston Public Library regarding her struggle through World War II. With her in the picture is her cousin, Cy. SEE SMUGGLING  22

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 Maundy Thursday Sedar TeachingFirst United Methodist Church of Clewiston is having a special Maundy Thursday, otherwise known as Holy Thursday, teaching service on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. Pastor John will have a seder table set up and share how the Passover Seder at the “Last Supper” of Jesus and His disciples set the tone for Communion Services today.Special Worship TimesFirst United Methodist Church of Clewiston invites the community to join them for new Sunday worship times. Sunday services are now at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.Easter Egg HuntFirst United Methodist Church will host an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, March 30, starting at 10 a.m. Bring baskets for the egg hunt. For more information, please call 863-983-5269.Easter Sunday Butter y ReleaseFirst United Methodist Church of Clewiston invites you to a special Easter worship service on Sunday, March 31, at 10:30 a.m. Following the service, all children will be given a butter y to release at the ower cross in front of the church. They’ll also be holding a free fellowship breakfast starting at 9:15 a.m. Their Easter Cantata will be Sunday, March 24, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, please call 863-983-5269.Community Easter Sunrise ServiceThe annual Community Easter Sunrise Service sponsored by the Clewiston Ministerial Association will be hosted this year at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 901 Della Tobias Avenue, on Easter Sunday, March 31, at 6:30 a.m. For more information, please call Pastor John at 863-983-5269. Class of 1983 Reunion The Class of 1983 is having their Thirty Year Reunion scheduled for April 19 through 21, coinciding with the Sugar Festival. For more information, please email classof83_chs@yahoo.com or view their facebook page. All class members who are planning on attending should send their contact information to Lisa Mason at 863-228-3768 or Alina Suarez Sherman at 863-983-6226. If any CHS alumni from classes of ‘80 to ‘86, would like to attend, please contact the people listed above.2013 Sweet Taste of SugarThis year we have more opportunities and more prizes. Also this year we are going to have a “Sweet Taste Sampling,” where people can have a chance to taste many of the entries. Every cook who submits an entry will get a free ticket to participate in the sampling. Entries can be dropped off at the Balboa Road entrance in the parking/tent area. Also, this year, you can enter as many times as you like in each category. Recipes should be turned in before Friday, April 5. Bring your prepared entry to the tent by the city pool between 8 and 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Each entry must have sugar in the recipe. Awards will be made at the main stage on the day of the Sugar Festival, starting at 10 a.m. For more information, please contact Betty Griswold at 810-429-3316.Chemical Dependence Anonymous MeetingsChemical Dependence Anonymous (CDA) meetings are being held on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., at Clewiston Gospel Ministries Church, located at 6800 Flaghole Road. This is a 12-step program for drugs and alcohol. If you would like to know more about this group, please contact Gene at 863-983-4437.540 Hours of VPKApply now for your four year old to be placed in a lottery for a school-year, full day PreKindergarten opportunity to be held at two district school sites. For more information, please call 863-674-4108 or 863-983-1508. Application packets can be picked up at 475 E. Osceola in Clewiston or at 111 Curry Street in LaBelle. Children must turn four years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. Applications must be completed by May 31.CHS Class Reunion 03Attention Class of ‘03, as the 10-year class reunion approaches we are asking all ‘03 graduates to please contact Dana Jo Alley-Vallejo at 863-599-1718 or by email at chs.classof2003@ yahoo.com with your contact information. The reunion is scheduled for Saturday, June 22. Please help us contact all of our classmates by passing this information along.Free Foreclosure AssistanceThe Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc is offering free foreclosure assistance. For more information, please call 561-655-8944, ext. 326.AA MeetingsThere will be AA meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m., held at St. Martin’s Church at 207 N. W.C. Owen in Clewiston. COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION Hendry-Glades Audubon will host a free public program, “Return of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker,” to the John G. and Susan H. Dupuis, Jr. Wildlife and Environmental Area on Monday, April 8, at 7 p. m. at the Clewiston Museum, located at 109 Central Avenue. Valerie Sparling, FWC Biologist, will present this informative presentation on the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. Sparling is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation biologist at the DuPuis Management Area and has been at DuPuis for the last fourteen years. During her time at DuPuis, Sparling has been responsible for the re-introduction of the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. She also supervises hunts and conducts surveys of wading birds, eagles and other wildlife on the area. Sparling is originally from New Jersey, where she earned her BS degree in Natural Resources from Rutgers University. She then went on to get her MS degree in wildlife biology from the University of Georgia studying the effects of various silvicultural treatments on wildlife and their habitat. For more information, please contact Butch Wilson at 863-983-2870 or Margaret England at 863-674-0695 or sta5birding@embarqmail. com. Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Presentation SUBMITTED PHOTOTKA Honor RollCongratulations to The King’s Academy Third Term Honor Roll students. All A’s and B’s: Bella Perez, Jonathan Hatton, Alyssa Mickler, Alexa Mickler, Whitney Thompson, and Bryce Lawson.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonMigrating birds, including warblers, are being tracked by radar as they begin their voyage north through in the Florida straits. Groups of warblers have many collective names including “bouquet,” “confusion,” “fall,” or “wrench” of warblers. One warbler species, the Northern Parula, is a common breeding bird throughout Florida north of Lake Okeechobee, and from Southern Canada to Southern Texas. During the First Breeding Bird Atlas Survey 25 years ago they were reported wintering occasionally in South Florida, but most winter in Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. During the Big “O” Birding Festival held in mid-March they were reported at several locations including Devils Garden Bird Park, Sprit of the Wild, STA5, LaBelle, and Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest. This small potbellied songbird was originally named the Blue Yellow-back Warbler. They have a blue-gray hood and wings, a yellow chest and a green back with variations of blue and green underparts. Males have a dark bar across the chest. White crescents are located above and below the Northern Parula’s eyelids. Their song is a rising buzzy trill with a nal sharp note, or a series of buzzy notes while their call is a short thin “tsee.” Wintering Parulas are usually found in elds, pastures, woodlands and citrus groves where they eat insects and sometimes berries, seeds, or nectar. Breeding birds are found in mature hardwood forests and swamps, pine woodlands and oak trees where they forage for many kinds of insects, particularly caterpillars. Some of the other insects eaten by this small warbler include beetles, moths, bees, ants, wasps, ies, and spiders. In the southern United States these warblers prefer to use Spanish moss for nest building. The nest is usually placed at the end of a branch and can be as high as 100 feet above the ground. The female does most of the nest building. She hollows out a hanging mass of vegetation, creating a side entrance and cup. This cup is lined with moss, hair, ne grasses, or pine needles. The three inch wide by two inch deep nest takes about four days to complete. In early April, four or ve white to creamy-white eggs speckled with brown are laid in the nest. The eggs are incubated for 12 to 14 days with the young edging when they are about 10 days old. A second brood could be raised before the Northern Parula leaves their breeding ground in late August. Go to the Hendry-Glades Audubon website for information about the Stormwater Treatment Area 5 driving trips. There are openings for the April 13th and April 27th and the monthly trips scheduled May through October. Reservations are required. Send an e-mail to Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. 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. Meet at the east end of Deer Fence Canal Road at 8:30 a.m. For a schedule of STA5 trips through January 4, 2014 visit the HGAS website at: www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Inland Birding Fun: Northern Parula (NOPA) Margaret England PHOTO / GREG CORNETTNorthern Parula.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 March is ‘Save Your Vision’ Month Celebrate by making your appointment today Family Eye Care 100 N. Main Street Labelle, FL 33935 (863) 675-0761 www.familyeyecarel abelle.com 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 Crossword Puzzle BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsYour sinuses start to hurt from pressure inside; you have an itchy throat and your eyes are watering. Your head feels like it’s going to explode. It’s Cold and Flu season again. You think, “I have a sinus infection,” so you search through your old medicines to nd some ‘left-over’ antibiotics from the last time you felt sick and take them in hopes of feeling better. You don’t know if the left-over medication will help or not, but you feel the need to try something. You are not alone in your thinking; it’s a common mistake that people make and it is now causing problems. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informing us for years about ‘Antibiotic Resistant Bugs.’ Health care providers have advised patients to take prescribed antibiotics “until they are gone” which may be 10 to 14 days. Unfortunately, many people did not follow the instructions and stopped taking the antibiotics once they started to feel better. The patient then saved the remaining antibiotics, thinking that if they felt sick sometime in the future, they could take the balance of the antibiotic. Taking antibiotics when your body doesn’t need them can cause germs/bacteria to become resistant to the antibiotic treatment, making them increasingly harder to treat. Many people need to be reminded that antibiotics will only help to ght ‘germs/bacteria’ while antibiotics will not ght against ‘viruses.’ Colds, u, most sore throats, and bronchitis are caused by viruses. Antibiotics do not help ght viruses and taking antibiotics when you have a virus may do more harm than good. People sometimes try to demand that health care providers prescribe antibiotics, but antibiotics are not the “cure all.” Let your health care provider decide if you really need antibiotics. According to the CDC, antibiotics and similar drugs have been used for the last 70 years to treat patients who have had infectious diseases. Since the 1940s, these drugs have greatly reduced illness and death from infectious diseases. Antibiotic use has been bene cial when prescribed and taken correctly. However, these drugs have been used so widely and for so long that the infectious organisms the antibiotics are designed to kill have adapted to them, making the drugs less effective. People infected with antimicrobial-resistant organisms are more likely to have longer, more expensive hospital stays, and may be more likely to die as a result of the infection. There are many stories in the news lately about ‘Super Bugs.’ The people that get these ‘super bugs’ are getting sicker, and staying sicker longer. Antibiotic Misuse Causing Concerns

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A disease which has killed more than 5 million bats in the eastern United States recently was documented in north Georgia for the rst time, increasing the level of threat to Florida bats. People who explore or do research in caves are being asked by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to take precautions to prevent the disease, which has devastated bat colonies in other states, from moving into Florida. The disease that is deadly to bats, known as white-nose syndrome (WNS), has not been detected in Florida. But WNS can spread by spores found on the clothing and equipment of people moving between caves, as well as by bat-to-bat contact, according to FWC biologists. No human illnesses have been attributed to WNS. Nevertheless, biologists warn the public not to handle sick, injured or dead bats. Also, no one should enter Florida caves with equipment or clothing that has been used in caves in WNS-infected states. If equipment or clothing has been used outside Florida, it should be decontaminated following the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protocols described at WhitenoseSyndrome.org, where you click on "WNS Info," then select "Decon." Landowners with caves on their property can help by requiring that anyone entering their caves use only Floridaspeci c gear or decontaminated equipment. Florida has 13 native bat species that play a major role in reducing agricultural pests and controlling mosquitoes, which can carry human disease. The value of insect suppression by bats to U.S. agriculture has been estimated at between $4 billion and $50 billion a year. In 2006, bats with an unknown fungus on their noses and wings were rst found in a New York cave. Researchers identi ed the fungus as Geomyces destructans, which thrives in cold caves with temperatures below 65 degrees Fahrenheit. FWC biologists do not know whether Florida's warm temperatures and short winters will protect the state's bats from white-nose syndrome. But they are certain that limiting the bats' exposure to the white fungus is an important method of prevention. "The tricolored bat, gray bat and a bat called southeastern myotis all roost in Florida caves," said Melissa Tucker, FWC wildlife biologist. "These caves are also important summertime maternity roosts for southeastern myotis and some gray bats." Since its discovery, WNS has been identi ed in 22 states and ve Canadian provinces and found in all states adjacent to Florida. The name comes from the white fungus found covering the muzzles and wings of hibernating bats. WNS appears to have the most severe impact on bats during their long winter hibernation period, although research is ongoing to nd out exactly how hibernation and WNS are related. "In Florida, bats typically spend very little time hibernating but we have discovered several Florida caves cold enough during the winter months to support growth of the fungus," Tucker said. Bats affected by WNS do not always display the typical white fungus appearance. Instead, they may appear emaciated or severely dehydrated. Other signs of WNS include bats ying outside or near cave openings during the day, and dead or dying bats on the ground, usually in the winter. People can report dead bats or bats behaving unusually by going to MyFWC.com/WildlifeHabitats and selecting "Health & Disease." "Florida bat populations face other risks in addition to WNS," Tucker said. "Loss of habitat has limited bat roosting and foraging sites. Bats also are particularly vulnerable during their maternity season, when they are giving birth and rearing young." To protect bats during maternity season, do not disturb their colonies from April 15 through Aug. 15. Cavers should avoid known bat caves during this period, and if they unexpectedly encounter bats, they should leave that area of a cave. For additional WNS information, go to www. whitenosesyndrome.org. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 John Thomas ‘Tommy’ Choate, 83LAKEPORT John Thomas "Tommy" Choate, of Greenbrier, Tenn., passed away at NorthCrest Medical Center on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. He was born in Detroit, Mich. to the late John Nelvin Choate and Katie Lou Porter Choate on July 19, 1929. Tommy was an avid athlete in high school, playing baseball, football, and tennis and he played Minor League baseball. He loved watching college football, shing, bluegrass music, old country music, and watching old westerns. He raised miniature mules, loved his farm, rode at the local saddle clubs, loved dancing and going to the Long Hollow Jamboree. He loved to travel and had visited 49 states in the USA. He was a member of the Lake Port Christian Church in Moore Haven, Fla. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Bettye Jo Hinkle Choate; and great-grandson, Joshua K. Choate. He is survived by his wife of almost 15 years, Becky Click Choate of Greenbrier, Tenn. and Moore Haven, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Tommie Jo Choate Callis and Danny, of Greenbrier, Tenn.; sons and daughters-in-laws, Johnny and Joy Choate of Greenbrier, Tenn., Jerry and Mary Choate of Greenbrier, Tenn., Kenny and Terry Wade Choate of Ashland City, Tenn.; brothers and sister-in-law, Wendell Choate of Greenbrier, Tenn., Billy Ray Choate of Pleasant V iew, Tenn., and Bobby and Carolyn Choate of Greenbrier, Tenn.; sister and brother-in-law, Betty Katherine and Jimmy Brigman of Breenbrier, Tenn.; grandchildren, Shawn Cook, Joshua Callis, Brandi (Tommy) Sigears, Christy (Darrell) Suter, Casey Choate and Jacob Choate; nine great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and best friends, Harold Douglas, and Edw ard Hyder (who preceded him in death). A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at Rock Springs Baptist Church w ith Brother Frank Evans of ciating. NAVIGATE PBC’s 1st REGIONAL SYMPOSIUM April 12, 2013 8:30AM to 4PM Doubletree by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens, FL Registration: $25 (Scholarships Available) To register or for more information: WWW.NAVIGATE-PBC.ORG (561) 844-4220 x15 HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDERS, YOU’RE INVITED! 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com. OBITUARY Cavers Asked to Take Precautions to Prevent Disease Affecting Bats from Moving into Florida COURTESY PHOTOBat with white-nose syndrome. Your community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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Resurrection Eggs; An Easter StoryBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchStephen was one of those special youth who touched my life. He was energetic. He was a leader. He had an open heart for the Lord, and he loved helping make things happen in the youth group. And if that wasn’t enough, he had a cute older sister my age. I couldn’t have asked for much more at the time as a single young minister. Around Easter, God blessed me with a program that Stephen really took to heart. I gave everyone an empty Leggs container (the ones shaped like eggs), and challenged them to go nd something that symbolized new life and place it in their “egg.” We ended up with owers and insects and all kinds of offerings. Afterwards, I showed them an empty egg, and shared with them about the tomb being empty and how that meant new life for us all. Stephen liked the illustration so much that he started handing out empty eggs at school, sharing with the recipients about the empty tomb and its meaning. He called his eggs “resurrection eggs.” Then, Stephen came out of remission. In six weeks, I saw a healthy, energetic young man become a puffy, lethargic mass. Although the cancer affected Stephen’s body, it did not affect his spirit. He still had a positive outlook and still loved to share resurrection eggs with those around him. Stephen eventually slipped into a coma and was admitted to the hospital. One day as I was heading to the church, I got the inkling to stop at the hospital to see Stephen. As I went up to the oor, I met Stephens’ dad, who, with tears in his eyes, said “John, my son is dying.” With my heart in my throat, I entered Stephen’s room. Stephen was in a pre-natal position coma, making whimpering sounds like a little puppy. Not knowing what else to do, I held Stephens’ hand and started to pray. I don’t know the time frame, but I suddenly noticed that the whimpering had stopped. I looked up and saw Stephen looking at me. I will never forget his look or what he told me: “John, I’m going to be with Jesus. Take care of my mom and dad.” A short while later, Stephen did go to be with Jesus, but his words of assurance stayed in my heart. The church was over owing with students and young people giving testimony after testimony about how Stephen’s faith had touched their lives. Many came with the resurrection eggs that Stephen had given them. One of the resurrection eggs was even placed in his cof n. Stephen’s body we placed in the earth, but Stephen’s spirit had already been claimed – he had gone to be with Jesus. If you ever happen to be in Sandy Springs, Georgia, stop by North Springs United Methodist Church.There you will nd a Dogwood tree blossoming with new life during the Easter Season. At its base is a plaque remembering Stephen Haight. It’s a tribute to a young man who touched many lives, not only with his resurrection eggs, but with his resurrection faith. Because the tomb is empty, our lives can be full. Because the tomb is empty, we can go forth as people brimming with the resurrection love of God. Live for the risen Christ and let Christ live in you. And remember, when the day comes, as people with resurrection faith we can claim and proclaim with full assurance, “I’m going to be with Jesus!”Easter: The Beginning That Knows No EndBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH.D.+ First United Methodist ChurchI remember a mother who had bleeding issues but needed an operation. The medical staff checked her rates of coagulation and had concerns; the operation, even though was needed, might lead to uncontrolled bleeding and major “complications.” When I met her in the recovery room of the hospital, she looked at me and said “I’m alive!” Now she would go home to her family, now she would share with loved ones, she would continue on with the many things she enjoyed and… live. I see the welcoming images of our military returning from war zones, hugged by families, children holding on and being held, reunions that go on and on. Life has been returned once more; the fear of the loss has been taken away. The Easter story is a celebration of life; a simple story about two women visiting a tomb where they expected only to anoint a lifeless body (Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24, John 20). It becomes apparent that the death of Jesus was not the end; and He appears to His followers. The gift of life, the meaning of Easter, is more and more obvious to those who have come to know the Lord and share in His triumph over death. Jesus lives, and because He lives and promised that “I will come back and take you with me, that you also may be where I am (John 14:3),” we will live too. Even at the end of earthly life, living continues. It goes on in this life as we go from stage to stage, when old parts of day-to-day routines are replaced by new ones, when we have something or someone added to our lives, when we learn about some person, place or thing not known before and entirely new to us. Each step along the way adds to our lives, each points to the step into eternal life and God’s nal gift. I can think of the joy shared with each addition of life to my earthly family, looking at the wonder of God’s creation embodied in the new being that had come to join us and share our world. All of the hopes that were held by those who would be a part of this new being and all that this new life offered to us; certainly this is the greatest of gifts that God gives us. This vision takes us into God’s realm, Heaven. John’s words of Jesus’ promise; “I will come back and take you with me,” that’s what the empty tomb and appearances of Jesus mean. This is the moment we give thanks to God for the promise and gift of life – Easter. The Lord came to give this promise at a time when the world was full of turmoil, tragedy and destruction; when old and familiar patterns were passing away and life was always in peril from one threat or another. Jesus’ nal words to His followers, “I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In this world, you will have trouble, But take heart! I have overcome the world (John 16:33).” What was true in His day is true in our day; life here will not always be easy or happy, but it is through our faith that we have God’s peace and overcome it all, even the worldly end. Easter is that moment. May it be a time of thanksgiving for what God has given and what it means to us all. 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! PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGState Road 80 Design ProjectsDalton Lane to Indian Hills Drive and Indian Hills Drive to County Road 833 Hendry and Glades Counties, FloridaThe Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public information meeting for two design projects currently under way on State Road (SR) 80. One project is from Dalton Lane to Indian Hills Drive and the other project is from Indian Hills Dri ve to County Road (CR) 833 in Hendry and Glades Counties. With these adjacent projects, FDOT will show design plans to expand approximately 12 more miles of SR 80 from two lanes to four lanes. FDOT encourages the public to attend the meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2013, anytime from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Port LaBelle Inn, 1563 Oxbow Drive, LaBelle, Florida 33935. People can talk one-on-one with the project teams and provide comments. FDOT welcomes and appreciates everyones participation in the project. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family stat us. If someone is hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Department of Transportation using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice). Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Kris Cella by phone, at (877) 496-1076 or by email, KCella@cella.cc, at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. For more information, please visit the SR 80 projects web site at www.SR80FLProjects.com, or contact Ms. Cella. PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013 Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Place: Port LaBelle Inn 1563 Oxbow Drive LaBelle, Florida 33935 The Florida Department of Transportation 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 Religion Columns Pastor John Hicks Rev. Sam Thomas

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Household pets are adorably curious, but they can’t read labels or plant their own gardens. One of the biggest mistakes pet owners can make is to underestimate a pet’s curiosity and overlook dangers of common household items, both indoors and outdoors. It’s up to us to read labels for them, make sure cleaning chemicals and other toxins are out of reach and maintain gardens that stimulate our pets’ curiosity with safety in mind. “Responsible pet ownership is about more than feeding your pet nutritious meals and going on walks. It’s more holistic -it’s a lot like caring for a child,” says Dr. Tiffany Bierer, health and nutritional sciences manager at Mars Petcare US. “You need to anticipate certain dangers and remove them from the realm of possibility. That’s what we did in our of ce and it only takes a little effort to do the same at home.” Mars Petcare US, knows all about designing spaces with pet safety as a top priority, particularly when it comes to common toxins. Safety measures are fundamental since the company’s employees are encouraged to bring their dogs to work each day. But the type of thoughtful and preventative planning they’ve deployed throughout their ofce isn’t reserved only for pet food companies -it’s within reach for every pet owner in their own homes. As such, pet owners could borrow a few tips from the makers of Pedigree, Cesar and Sheba pet foods: Be mindful of toxic plants. Many common plants, such as Azaleas, Oleander, Daffodils, Lilies, Tulips and Hyacinth, are toxic to pets and should be avoided in indoor and outdoor areas where pets are free to roam. Many mushrooms also present dangers, including death. It’s important to do your research since mushrooms can be dif cult to identify. Use caution when applying garden poisons, insecticides and fertilizers. Many gardeners use traps for small rodents, snails and slugs. These are extremely toxic if consumed, requiring immediate veterinary attention. Most over-the-counter insecticides and fertilizers can upset a pet’s stomach, but some contain more dangerous chemicals that can cause death if consumed. It’s important to follow directions when applying a chemical to your yard and keep pets away from the area. Inform neighbors when applying insecticides and fertilizers since these products can drift in light winds, and always store them in controlled areas. Always store household cleaning supplies in controlled spaces. Like insecticides and fertilizers, household cleaners should be stored in controlled spaces since they can cause death very quickly. Batteries, re logs and glue should also be kept out of reach of pets. Keep toxic foods and medicines out of reach. Chocolate, raisins, sugar-free gum, star fruit and grapes are toxic to pets and should be kept out of reach, just like ibuprofen and amphetamine medications. “Following these tips is the next best thing to teaching pets to read labels,” says Dr. Bierer. “It not only makes your home a safer place for your pets, it makes it safer overall.” If you suspect your pet has consumed a toxic substance, immediately contact your veterinarian or the Pet Poison Hotline at 800-231-6680. To learn more about preparing your home for pets, visit www.ban eld.com or www.petpoisonhelpline.com. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CLEWISTON ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL SPRING 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 now required! For more information on classes and registration, please call (863) 983-1511 CLEWISTON ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE IN REGARDS TO RACE, COLOR, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm ABE 9900004-311 Mon-Fri 04/02/13 06/06/13 8:00am-11:00am $30 $120 Mr.Way Day Lab ABE 9900004-312 Mon-Fri 04/02/13 06/06/13 12:00pm-3:00pm $30 $120 Mr.Way Day Lab GED Prep 9900026-311 Mon-Fri 04/02/13 06/06/13 8:00am-11:00am $30 $120 Mr.Way Day Lab GED Prep 9900026-312 Mon-Fri 04/02/13 06/06/13 12:00pm-3:00pm $30 $120 Mr.Way Day Lab ESOL 9900040-311 Mon-Fri 04/02/13 06/06/13 8:30am-11:30am $30 $120 Mr.Way C.A.S. Mrs.Rentas Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm ABE 9900004-313 Mon/Tues/Wed 04/02/13 06/05/13 6:30pm-9:30pm $30 $120 Mrs. Mosely Day Lab GED Prep 9900026-313 Mon/Tues/Wed 04/02/13 06/05/13 6:30pm-9:30pm $30 $120 Mrs. Mosely Day Lab ESOL 9900040-312 Mon/Tues/Thurs 04/02/13 06/06/13 6:30pm-9:30pm $30 $120 Mrs. Jean C.A.S. ESOL 9900040-313 Tues/Thurs 04/03/13 06/06/13 6:00pm-9:00pm $30 $120 Mrs. De La Salas Monturas Club House Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm Sub Teacher E91010P-311 T .B.A. T.B.A. T.B.A. T.B.A. $95 Mrs. Way C.A.S.Hendry County School Board Paul K. Puletti 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 Avenue Clewiston, FL 33440 (863) 983-1511 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 Anticipating Household Dangers Can Save Your Pet’s Life Cooking from the garden is not like cooking from the store. There’s nothing more tasty, nutritious and satisfying than fresh, homemade meals made from the fruits, vegetables and herbs you grew yourself. Experts say that even with modest amounts of time and space, you can grow an organic garden plot that feeds your family all year long. “The simplest methods of gardening work best,” says Barbara Damrosch, organic gardening expert and co–author of the new book, “The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook,” which serves as both a garden guide and a healthful cookbook. “There is very little you can’t accomplish in the garden if you trust the systems that are already in place.” Damrosch and co-author Eliot Coleman contend that organic vegetable gardening is not only healthful for you and your family, but is also good for the planet and can make a serious dent in your food expenses. They are offering these great tips to anyone looking to grow and cook their own food: When choosing which plants to grow, consider how much space you have. Salad crops, for example, give you the most variety in a garden of limited size. Consider prioritizing crops whose avor is most notably lacking in supermarket varieties, such as tomatoes, strawberries, cucumbers and melons. It helps to get to know different plants on a family basis. Family groupings are very important in planning how to rotate the crops in your garden from year to year, and much of the techniques that work for one vegetable, apply equally well to its cousins. Don’t let weeds get ahead of you. Once they’ve gained the upper hand, getting rid of them can seem almost impossible. The ideal time to control weeds is when they are tiny, right after they rst appear. Take the extra time to plant in straight lines, which can help with weed control. Veteran gardeners tend to be supportive resources to newcomers. Let friends with green thumbs share their enthusiasm and expertise with you. Or get involved in an organic community garden, where there is no shortage of experienced gardeners to consult. Pass up the modern habit of eating any crop, any time of year by letting your garden feed you. Fruits and vegetables that come from halfway around the world were often harvested far too early and can have a disappointing, bland taste. By planning meals from your garden, you’ll become a more creative, improvisational cook. More gardening tips can be found at www. fourseasonfarm.com. Eating is one of the most important things we do, so don’t just settle for what the supermarket has to offer. Gardening can revolutionize the way you eat, and help you take greater control of your family’s nutrition. Grow What You Eat; Cook What You Grow We are not alone.Theres a wonderful world around us. Full of fascinating places. Interesting people. Amazing cultures. Important challenges. But sadly, our kids are not getting the chance to learn about their world. When surveys show that half of Americas youth cannot locate India or Iraq on a map, then we have to wonder what they do know about their world. Thats why we created MyWonderfulWorld.org. Its part of a free National Geographic-led campaign to give your kids the power of global knowledge. Go there today and help them succeed tomorrow. Start with our free parent and teacher action kits. And let your kids begin the adventure of a lifetime. Its a wonderful world. Explore!

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 IMPORTANT NOTICEIf you or your loved one is or was a resident atPALM TERRACE OF CLEWISTONThis facility has been cited for multiple deficiencies including:FAILURE to provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.[12/7/2012]FAILURE to assist those residents who need total help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.[12/7/2012, 2/11/2011]FAILURE to make sure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, and receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder function.[12/7/2012]FAILURE to use a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.[12/10/2011]FAILURE to allow the resident the right to participate in the planning or revision of the resident's care plan.[12/7/2012]FAILURE to provide care for residents in a way that keeps or builds each resident's dignity and respect of individuality.[12/7/2012, 2/11/2011]FAILURE to maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.[12/7/2012, 2/11/2011]FAILURE to provide housekeeping and maintenance services.[12/7/2012, 2/3/2012, 2/11/2011]FAILURE to keep all essential equipment working safely.[12/7/2012] FAILURE to make sure that a working call system is available in each resident's room or bathroom and bathing area.[12/7/2012, 2/11/2011]FAILURE to immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor and a family member of the resident of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.[6/8/2011]FAILURE to store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.[2/3/2012]FAILURE to make sure that each resident's drug regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; each resident's entire drug/medication is managed and monitored to achieve highest well being.[2/3/2012]FAILURE to at least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.[2/3/2012]FAILURE to have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.[8/29/2011, 10/29/2009]FAILURE to make sure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.[8/11/2010]FAILURE to provide necessary care and services to maintain the highest well being of each resident.[2/11/2011]FAILURE to make sure that each resident gets a nutritional and well balanced diet, unless it is not possible to do so.[2/11/2011]FAILURE to provide enough notice before discharging or transferring a resident.[10/29/2009]FAILURE to make sure that the nursing home area is free from accident hazards and risks and provides supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.[2/11/2011]FAILURE to keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.[8/11/2010]FAILURE to set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.[2/11/2011]THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT If you or someone you love is or has been in the past a resident of Palm Terrace of Clewiston, call the law firm of Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. for a free consultation.800.255.5070www.wilkesmchugh.comPOOR CARE CAN LEAD TOBEDSORES, BROKEN BONES...EVEN DEATH. *Deficiencies were obtained from past federal inspection results available on Medicare.gov. THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 KindergartenAll E’s Alicia Adkins, Hilary Byers, Madeline Jackson, Hatton Kurtz, Daylen Moss, Aundrea Sanchez. All E’s & S’s Jenna Hartley, Harmony Jiminez, Aidan Katryan, Hunter Lee, Ayden Llossas, Amelia Martin, Tucker Sergent, Phoebe Stowe, Izabella Vallejo. Most Improved Jenna Hartley1st GradeAll A’s Madeline Carroll, Olivia Branaman, Jillian Barton, Savanna Green, Caleb Iglesias, Jared Wooten. A/B Peyton Lee, Gumaro Martinez, La’Naiya Myers. Most Improved Jillian Barton2nd GradeAll A’s Conner Harper, Audrey Mila, Devin Nguyen, Ryland Polhill, Jade Potter, Jayla Vallejo, Tyra Whitehurst, Ty Pridgen. A/B J.C. Lopez, Hilary Martin, Nicholas McDuffie. Most Improved J.C. Lopez3rd GradeAll A’s Dustin Nguyen, Ryan Potter, Paige Roth. A/B Liam Davis, Adrian Cordova, Christian Gerena, Stormie Green, Lelani Hare, Luke Lawson, Andrea Marrero, Samuel McDuf e, Alvar Williams.4th GradeAll A’s Alexis Acevedo, Julia Jessup, Amanda Mickler, MiChaela Sparks, Landon Sutton. A/B Stewart Cordero, Morgan Miller.5th GradeAll A’s Rachel Kurtz, Alex Morrell, Michelle Mila, Nicole Roth, Hannah Stowe. A/B So a Pridgen, Morgan Sherman, Jordan Sweet, Madisyn Thomley.6th GradeAll A’s Jessica Maxson, Melissa Manning, Emily Miller, Kalei Sutton, Mariah Thomas. A/B Grayson Brooks, Carlie Lawson, Zinal Patel, Bianca Ramos. Most Improved Macy McDonald. Clewiston Christian School Honor Roll SUBMITTED PHOTOScience Fair winners rewardedOn Thursday, March 22, Clewiston Middle School went to Beef O’Brady’s as a reward for their placement in the Science Fair. The CMS Parent/Teacher Organization generously funded the sumptuous meal. These talented students are Joel McCray, Richard Perez, Ricardo Paniagua, Michael Ison, Brooke Jarvis, Kale Knaack, Britney Ortega, Jordan Potter, Katherine Mosely, and Tashana Ligon. The Florida Department of Health in Hendry County recognizes the value in measuring health outcomes and would like to express appreciation to the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the fourth annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps tool released today. This study uses traditional and established data, much of which was obtained from the Department of Health and is available to the people of Florida at www. oridacharts.com. The report highlights that health is a combined work in progress across a variety of community partners. The Florida Department of Health (DOH), through its county health departments, works together to improve the health of all Floridians. “The Florida Department of Health works every day to bring together community partners around shared goals to improve health,” said Dr. John Armstrong, Surgeon General and Secretary of Health. “As we track our progress, we are reminded there is no nish line in our efforts for better health.” The rankings include a “snapshot” of each county in Florida with a color-coded map comparing each county’s overall health ranking. There are also new county-level trend graphs detailing change over time for several of the measurements including children living in poverty, unemployment and quality of care. The data used in these rankings are available in each state and includes information related to physical environment, social and economic factors, health behaviors, education, crime rate/law enforcement and clinical care. In Hendry County, there are areas of progress and continuing opportunity. This report shows that Hendry County has shown improvements in “Health Outcomes” (which measures length and quality of life) and “Health Factors” (which measures health behaviors, access to clinical care, quality of clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment.) The Department has partnered with many stakeholders to implement a Community Health Improvement Plan which has a focused effort to address Childhood Obesity and Diabetes. “Health really knows no boundaries,” said Pat Dobbins, Administrator and Health Of cer of the Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties. “This report presents county level rankings, but we realize that to promote health and preventative care, it truly involves many partners including governmental agencies, educational departments, businesses, civic organizations, as well as private citizens in the community. This report helps folks in our communities to see that where we live, learn, work and play does matter to our overall health.” The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. County Health Rankings Reveal Bene ts of Partnerships Project Graduation 2013 parents would like to give a big thank you to all of the people who helped make our sh fry a success: James Polk, grandfather of Mandy Perry for supplying all of the sh that was fried; the Clewiston Elks Lodge, for the use of their kitchen, plates, fryer and facility for the sh fry; McDonald’s, for supplying the tea and paper goods; Popeye’s, for donating four huge trays full of coleslaw; Sonny’s, for the two gallon of baked beans, and Mr. Jim Weiss, for his expertise on frying sh. “People who care about our community are what help our children succeed.” A Big Thank You' from Project Graduation 2013 ing perilous and her being told to not make a sound. Upon leaving, her family settled brie y in Clermont-Ferrand together, but shortly after Rene was sent to a little village called Estandeuil to live as a hidden child with a family of farmers who had six children. “I was the seventh,” said Rene proudly. She went on to explain that she was treated just as if she were a member of the family, doing all of the same things that the other children did, including chores. “This family took care of me at the peril of their lives,” explained Rene, as the family would have been killed had they been caught harboring her. From there she explained the ordeal that her relatives went through, which included her mother and cousin being caught by young German soldiers and being forced to work in a kitchen before released. Her story was one that touched many in the audience and shone a light as to what it meant to be a child during the time of the Holocaust. Not only did she share her story, but shared her life. When she was nished speaking and asked for questions the crowd seemed to be silent for a moment as they took all of the information in. Though Rene survived the Holocaust, it did not come without great loss for her. She remained safe under the Nazi regime for three and a half years. However, her grandmother and aunt were deported in July of 1943, as were both of her parents in October of 1943. They never returned LIBRARYContinued  1 SEE LIBRARY  22

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Sometimes love needs a helping hand.{ Hes relying on you. And you ma y need some help. n e e d s o m e h e l p Especially if youre E s p e c i a l l y i f y o u  r e caring for c a r i n g f o r s omeone w h ose h ea l t h requires attention 2 4 / 7 At Hope HealthCare Services, we understand your role a s a caregiver. We support all y ou do with our comforting c are„coor d inating me d ica l nee d s, exp l aining options a n d provi d ing emotiona l gui d ance f or you an d y our loved ones. Together, we can h e l p y ou b ot h ma k e eac h d ay t h e b est possi bl e Let Hope be there for you Support a t h o me co mf o rtin g C ar e re s pite f or Caregiver s co mp ass i o n f or Familie s Every day is a gift. Toll free 800.8 35 .16 73 or HopeHCS.org 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 Bill codi es last phase of Everglades plan, recognizes crucial role of farmersU.S. Sugar Corp., Florida Crystals Corp., and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida applaud today’s passage of Representative Matt Caldwell’s Everglades restoration bill, HB 7065. The bill as amended re ects an agreement by farmers, policymakers, and environmental advocates. HB 7065 passed the House with unanimous support. The bill will align state law and a bipartisan, state Everglades plan that Gov. Rick Scott and the Obama administration agreed to last year in order to move past litigation and nish restoration. The legislation establishes the appropriation framework and provides for funding for ecosystem restoration project construction. The language calls for Florida’s sugar farmers to continue their successful on-farm Best Management Practices (BMPs), paid for entirely by farmers, and recognizes their success as has been demonstrated by a reduction of phosphorus of 55 percent over the past 17 years. It also extends the Agriculture Privilege tax, an additional payment made by Everglades Agriculture Area (EAA) farmers, until 2035. “This legislation demonstrates the art of compromise between all parties and is a victory for all of us who have been part of Everglades restoration efforts for 20 years,” said Robert Coker, Senior Vice President of U.S. Sugar. “We are committed to striking the balance that allows us to grow the nation’s food and also continue to serve as partners in the state’s restoration plans.” In addition to House passage, the Senate Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation amended SB 768, Everglades restoration legislation by Senator Wilton Simpson, to match the House bill and passed it unanimously. This will allow the Senate to move swiftly, pass this Everglades bill, and send it to the Governor for his approval. “For two decades, the Florida sugar industry has worked together with policymakers, environmental advocates, and other stakeholders in the best interest of Florida,” said Gaston Cantens, Vice President of Florida Crystals. “This agreement is a continuation of that successful collaboration and spirit of cooperation we know will get the job done for restoration.” Sugar Farmers Applaud House Passage of Important Everglades Restoration Legislation

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOGarden Club Visits Lake PlacidGreen Thumbs Garden Club members recently enjoyed the murals and gardens in Lake Placid. Three of the members pictured in the garden built and maintained by the Lake Placid Rotary Club are, from left to right: Becky Rawls, Sue Phelps and Emily Drake. New members are welcome. Anyone wishing to join the club may contact President Karen Cochrane at 863-983-2650 or Sue Phelps at 863-983-8743. BY GLENDA WILSON HRMCOn Sunday, March 3, many people headed directly to the Hendry-Glades Community Health Fair for a day lled with health related activities and fun. Much planning goes into to this annual event, which is hosted by Hendry Regional Medical Center, Florida Community Health Center, Area Health Education Center, Nova Southeastern University, College of Health Care Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Occupational Therapy and College of Pharmacy. Held on the premises of Hendry Regional Medical Center, over 400 participants received free healthcare screenings, along with free lunches that consisted of chicken and hamburgers, grilled by members of the Lions Club. Children enjoyed the bounce house, pop-corn and other free goodies. "The biggest draws for the adults are the free healthcare screenings. A lot of people come out just for their yearly cholesterol screenings," said Toni Pavey-McDaniel, Nurse Practitioner and Director of Hendry Regional Corporate Health Services. For those who stopped by to learn more about how they could quit smoking, the hospital provided smoking cessation educational material and promotional items, in addition to encouraging those interested to attend the upcoming free smoking cessation classes that are being offered by Hendry Regional Medical Center. Under the big outdoor tent, many healthcare agencies and other organizations offered exhibits, promotional items and services such as: Retinoblastoma awareness, HIV education, STD tests, blood sugar and cholesterol testing, diabetes education, community Medicaid plans, blood pressure, kid care, anemia tests, health/ wellness education, tissue and organ donations, sunscreen/skin repair, and much more. The Florida Blood Mobile was available onsite at the HRMC parking lot. Hendry Regional Medical Center's off site buildings, adjacent to the hospital, hosted medical examinations and services such as bone density, asthma inhaler, breast/testicular selfexam education, hand-washing and healthy lifestyles, body fat analysis, scoliosis screening, musculoskeletal screen, medical therapy management, hearing and speech exams, children developmental screening, activities of daily living, eye exams and safety, and lifestyle education "It's all about saving lives and improving health," says Toni. "This event provides a wonderful opportunity for individuals in our community to pay close attention to their personal health." Hendry-Glades Community Health Fair SUBMITTED PHOTOJim Bancroft, Laboratory Director at HRMC, manned a booth and informed the community of the hospital’s wellness program.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 GRAND OPENING! MARCH 27863-674-1220 220 South Industrial Loop, LaBelle, FL NOW OPEN! 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 BY SAVANNAH ROUNDS srounds@newszap.com“Many people don’t know about us because we haven’t advertised much, and that’s because we aren’t trying to be in competition with local schools. We’re just trying to offer something different,” explained New Harvest Pastor, Chuck Pelham. Though Harvest Academy has been in operation for nearly three years, with day-care and preschool services having been available for 19 years, many residents know very little about what the school is and where it is located. For the past three years, Harvest Academy has opened its’ school doors in the form of the church, which has served as both a place of worship and a learning environment. Nearly 80 students, whose grades range from K-12, inhabit the church on a regular basis. “This may surprise you, but about 80 percent of the students that we have actually don’t attend our church,” stated Pastor Pelham, who explained that all students are welcome, regardless of church attendance. By day, the church is divided up into small classrooms, which allow the students to receive a more “hands-on learning approach,” according to Pastor Pelham. However, in a recent development that is the result of nearly 20 years of dreaming and planning, Harvest Academy will nally be opening the doors to its new school. “I have carried this vision in my heart for 20 years,” said Pastor Pelham. This vision is nally becoming a reality, with the new school expected to be nished within the month. “This didn’t just spring up over night,” explained Pastor Pelham. “We’ve been working toward this goal for a long time now.” Though their school is fairly new to the area and they do not have as many children in attendance as other local schools, they expect the numbers to grow as time goes by. “What people do is watch you for a while to see if what you’re doing is really going to be something that’s long-lasting and quality oriented,” explained Pastor Pelham. “We’re still in the infant stage; still adapting and growing.” With the goal of the new facility nearing its end, Pastor Pelham has his eye set on bigger things. “We have 10 acres of property here, so there’s plenty of room to grow. In the next year I want to work on developing a recreation area, with a softball eld, football eld, tennis court, basketball court.” He also has a new sanctuary in mind, which will seat 1,000 people. “This is going really well,” said Pastor Pelham. “We’re excited.” New Harvest, New School “I have carried this vision in my heart for 20 years.”Pastor Pelham

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Employment Full TimeEverglades Federal Credit Union Full Time Positions Available Must have excellent communication & organizational skills, typing skills & be pro cient in MS Word & Excel. Must be able to multitask and be able to handle stress. Bilingual a +. May apply in person or email resume to: loans@everglades fcu.com. Grader OperatorCentral County Water Control District is hiring an experienced Grader Operator with a Class B CDL, clean driving record a must, And must be able to keep written records. Job duties vary with seasons. Drug screening required before hiring. Applications are being accepted 8am to 4pm in Montura at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St., Clewiston. This is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Head CustodianClewiston High School Contact: Ms. Janice Lee 863-983-1520 Actual salary is subject to the Board-approved salary schedule and will be based on veri ed experience. An Equal Opportunity Employer & Veteran’s Preference Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the Employment Full Time MECHANICS-HEAVY FARM EQUIPMENT $22.88 PER HOUR, EXTENSIVE OT Majority of work EAST of Clewiston Three Openings• Experience with trucks, farm machinery and other diesel equipment.• Perform engine, transmission, drive train, brakes, chassis, diagnosis and repairs on cane harvesting and industrial equipment. • Repair conveyors, engines, A/C systems, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, fans, valves, tracks, etc. Email your resume or Apply Online Jdooley@ussugar.com www.ussugar.com Employment Part TimeHANDYMAN Looking for dependable handyman to work 25-30 hrs. wkly. for painting, weed eating etc. Apply at: Aruba RV Park, 1073 Old Lakeport Rd., Moore Haven. We are located on Hwy. 78, between Moore Haven & Okeechobee. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 Kavien Robinson Mandi Perry Corrina Meister Kaley Pagan Savannah Bowers Avery Alaimo Shamarria Morrison Myleigha Entwistle Alyssa Avant Lauren Rice Jordan Pencarinha Brianna Davis Nicki McKown Rebecca Manning Kimberly Zamora The 2013 Miss Sugar Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium. 15 girls will be competing for the crown. 2013 Miss Sugar Pageant mate preferential treatment was provided by at least seven deputies, who also claimed that the detention of cer was jeopardizing their safety by spending so much time with Brooks. When a deputy confronted Gonzales with information that Brooks was attempting to get him to bring a bodybuilding magazine in for him, Gonzales reportedly said, "Lighten up, this is Hendry County, not DOC (Department of Corrections)." The investigation also focused on another inmate who stepped forward to provide information about the strange relationship. The inmate told investigators he had seen Gonzales bringing in food for Brooks on numerous occasions and had even seen Gonzales and Brooks kissing each other on the lips while she was on-duty. "Inmate Brooks denied sharing a kiss with Deputy Gonzales and was very protective of her during the interview," wrote Sergeant Buchhofer, who was in charge of the investigation. For her part, Deputy Gonzales reportedly confessed to bringing in food for Brooks, and said she spent a large amount of time socializing with him, causing her to neglect her duties as a detention of cer. "Jessica Gonzales stated that her relationship progressed with inmate Brooks and that she came within a fraction of an inch of kissing inmate Brooks in the sally port of the annex building," wrote Sergeant Buchhofer. "Jessica Gonzales stated that she told inmate Brooks that under any other circumstances he would have a chance with her." Gonzales was charged with smuggling contraband into a detention facility, which is a third degree felony. She was arrested on March 13. Another deputy, Peter Thorton, was named in the investigation, but has not been charged in connection with a crime. Several deputies claimed that Deputy Thorton would also bring in large amounts of food to the annex. On one occasion, two deputies reported seeing Deputy Thorton receiving a hair cut from Brooks, who is in jail on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Thorton denied bringing in food for the inmate. SMUGGLINGContinued  1

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Employment Part TimeOf ce Assistant II Belle Glade CampusPalm Beach State College has an excellent opportunity for a Part-Time Of ce Assistant II at our Belle Glade campus. Responsibilities include providing clerical support assistance within the Security department. Files, responds to inquiries and general customer service activities, generates reports and inputs spreadsheet data entry. Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. A typing test with a minimum score of 30wpm must be taken by the close date of this position. Typing test administered by the Of ce of Human Resources. For more information and to apply online please visit: www.palmbeachstate.edu/employment Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. MiscellaneousGOT ROACHES? GOT BEDBUGS? Kill them all with HARRIS FAMOUS ROACH AND BEDBUG PRODUCTS. Available at Seminole Supply 407 S. Main St. Belle Glade 561-996-2041 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Employment Part Time Apartments MIRA VERDE FIRST MONTH FREE!!!! A new home for your family. $15.00 Application fee per person. 2 BEDROOMS AT $500.00 PER MONTH 3 BEDROOMS AT $553.00 PER MONTH 4 BEDROOMS AT $500.00 PER MONTH Of ce Hours Monday Friday 8:30a 5:30p Saturday 9:00a 3:00p Sunday CLOSED LOCATED AT: 6760 Santa Fe North, Labelle, FL. CALL US AT: (877) 255-7316 MIRA VERDE PRIMER MES GRATIS!!!! Una casa nueva para tu familia. $15.00 por costo Applicacion por person a!! 2 RECAMARRAS A $500.00 POR MES 3 RECAMARRAS A $553.00 POR MES 4 RECAMARRAS A $500.00 POR MES Horario de O cina Lunes a Viernes 8:30a 5:30p Sabados de 9:00a 3:00p Domingo CERRADO LOCALIZADOS EN: 6760 Sante Fe North, Labelle, FL LLAMENOS AL: (877) 255-7316 Apartments1-2 BEDROOM(S) UPSCALE RIVERFRONT APARTMENT, VERY PRIVATE, FURNISHED, WATER INCLUDED, NO PETS, NON-SMOKER, ADULTS ONLY, TERMS NEGOTIABLE, 1 YEAR LEASE. (239)337-5859 Shop here first! The classified ads Employment Part Time Apartments ApartmentsBELLE GLADE 651 SE 4th St. Renovated 2BR/1BA with extra room (could be used as 3rd bedroom). W/D hookup, very quiet neighborhood.$650/mo. Call 305-487-2850. The classifieds are the most successful salespersonintown. Employment Part Time ApartmentsGreentree East Apartments 2 Bedroom Apartments Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting Full time bilingual Site Manager Rental rates starting at $535 plus Utilities Call 902-1577 TDD #1-800-955-8771 701 W Ventura, Clewiston 8:00 A.M. 3:00 P.M. Monday Friday. Equal Housing Opportunity Provider and Employer Condos/Townhouses RentCLEWISTON Condo, furnished, 2BR, 2BA, corner unit w/open view, kitchen, porch tiled & screened. Excellent condition. Parking space, community pool. Great location, adjacent to Lake (352)256-9325 CLEWISTON 2BR/2BA, Bass & Sun Condo. Pool. Tennis Courts. Boat Ramp. On canal view lake view/access. Furnished. Tile oors. All appl’s including W&D. $950/month short or long term 305-360-2236.cmbultra@terranova.net Houses RentEverybody loves this charming 2bd/1ba house in Lake Port. Cracker style, very private and quiet. $600/mo. Room for 2 people, Non smkg. References. required Call: (863)946-0456. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Houses SaleClewiston home for sale by owner. 2006 4/3 CBS over 3300sf heated and cold on 1 acre+, kitchen appliances incld., ceramic tile oors and baths, move in ready. 3 blocks from Montura Ranch, pool and park. $139,500.00 possible owner nancing. Call 1-304-437-4418. CLEWISTON In town Duplex (2 sep. 3/2 plus lrg yard). $37,500 ea. $75k total. Ideal to share w/relative or home + rental income. Call owner 863-673-5071. Lots SaleMontura Ranch Estates 1 acre lot. Lot is developed and ready for a home. Call 863-673-6500. Mobile HomeSale3BR 2 BA, New condition. Central air. Including nice lot. Owner nancing with 20% down. (863)675-8010 or (863)673-6467. Large 5br, 2bath doublewide located on 1/2 acre lot in Horseshoe Acres. Only $54,900 Call 863-983-4663 Large zone III used doublewide only $39,900. nancing available with your good credit. Call 863-983-4663 Super clearance sale. New 3br, 2 bath Jacobsen doublewide on sale for only $49,900 Call 863-983-4663 Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! Theclassifiedads Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262012CA000509XXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ENRIQUE TOLEDO A/K/A ENRIQUE E. TOLEDO; et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated March 12, 2013, and entered in Case No. 262012CA000509XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NA. is Plaintiff and ENRIQUE TOLEDO A/K/A ENRIQUE E. TOLEDO; MERCEDES D. JUAREZ; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Second Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, PI,. 33935 County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE NORTH 40 FEET THEREOF. ALSO KNOWN AS LOT 1155 1N MONTURA RANCH ESTATES ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on March 13, 2013. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court BY: /s/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SHD Legal Group PA. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 Service E-mail: answers@shdlegaIgropp,com 439110 CN 3/28;4/4/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262012CA000695XXYMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, VS, VICTORIA MARROQUIN AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JUAN GRANADOS A/K/A. JUAN GRANADOS REYES, DECEASED; et al, Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated. March 12, 2013; and entered in Case No. 262012CA000695XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NA. is Plaintiff and VICTORIA MARROQUIN AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JUAN GRANADOS A/K/A JUAN GRANADOS REYES, DECEASED; RICHARD GRANADOS GOMEZ, A MINOR; YESENTA GRANADOS, A MINOR; UNKNOWN TENANT NO 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY T HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Second Floor in front of the Main Clerk’s Of ce at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 2, BLOCK C, BRIDLEWOOD SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1990 LIBERTY HOMES MOBILE HOME VIN # S10L21780X/10L2178OU. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at LaBelle, Florida, on March 13, 2013. BARBARA BUTLER As Clerk, Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk SHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 Service E-mail: answers@shdlegalgroup.coni 439112 CN 3/28;4/4/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000003 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff vs. JOANNE WELLS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 12, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-000003 of the Circuit Court a the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which Wells Vargo Bank, N-A,, is the Plaintiff and Joanne Wells, Capital One., N,A, successor in interest to Capital One F.S.B., Any And All Unknown Parties Claiming by, Through, Under, And Against The Herein named Individual Defendant(s) Who are not Known To Be Dead Or Alive, Whether Said Unknown Parties May Claim An Interest in Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Or Other Claimants are defendants, l will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on Glades County, Florida on the 11th day o f April, 2013, at 11:00AM, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 5 AND THE EAST ONEHALF OF LOT 6, BLOCK M, HORSESHOE ACRES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 49 AND 50, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION: THE SOUTHERL Y 25 FEET OF THE WEST ONEHALF OF LOT 1, BLOCK M, HORSESHOE ACRES SUBDIVISION, AND THE SOUTHERL Y 25 FEET OF THE PARK, HORSESHOE ACRES SUBDIVISION, BOUNDED ON TILE WEST BY A COMMON LINE DIVIDING THE WESTERLY AND EASTERL Y HALVES OF LOT 6, BLOCK M, HORSESHOE ACRES SUBDIVISION, EXTENDED NORTHERL Y 25 FEET INTO SAID PARK. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO. A/K/A 4658 HORSESHOE LOOP MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471-5734 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any ether than the property owner as o f the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Glades County, Florida this 14th day of March, 2013. SANDRA H. BROWN Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida BY: Tina Espinosa Deputy Cler k Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813)221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servelaw@albertellilaw.com SJ-10-62343 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 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 1-800-955-4771. To le response please contact Glades County Clerk of Court, P.O. Box 10, Moorehaven, FL 33471. 438862 GCD 3/21,28/2013 PUBLIC NOTICEPer Florida Administrative Code 64B8-10.002 (4) This notice is to inform you, effective April 5th, 2013 the practice of Patrick H. Guadiz, M.D., P.A will cease operations and will no longer see patients at the LaBelle location. Arrangements have been made by Dr. Guadiz for you to access your current medical record. Your record may be obtained by contacting Dr. Guadiz’s former practice at 863-675-2148 where a representative will provide you with the necessary Authorization for Release for your signature if you have not already completed the form. Authorization for Release of health information can be submitted to the following address:P.O. Box 249, LaBelle, Florida 33975 Fax # 863-675-7078 Phone # 863-675-2148 439001 CB 3/28;4/4,11,18/2013 Public NoticePUBLIC MEETING NOTICE (Posted March 28, 2013) Notice is hereby given that the SCHOOL BOARD of BELLE GLADE EXCEL CHARTER SCHOOL will hold a MEETING Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the PEPPI HEAD START CENTER, 301 Southwest 8th St., Belle Glade, FL 33430. 439034 BGS 3/28/2013 Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. 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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 3143 2008 2024329-670000C0040 Mary Pasco Est & Mary M. Brown & Annie M. Mitchell Lots 7, 8 and 9 in Block C of SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439295 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND RULE OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT AFFECTED RULE: Chapter 40E-7, F.A.C., Small Business Enterprise Rule “SBE” SUMMARY: This amendment will allow greater access for small businesses to participate in the District’s procurement and contracting activities. These areas include, but are not limited to: subcontracting requirements for proposals, compliance, and reciprocity of certi cation. Additionally, the proposed amendments will streamline business processes and make the program more effective. TIME AND DATE OF HEARINGS: July 11, 2013 LOCATION: South Florida Water Management District, B-1 Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Fl 33406 For further information please contact Dorothy Bradshaw, Bureau Chief Procurement, South Florida Water Management District, Post Of ce Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, telephone 1-800-432-2045 x2823 or 561-682-2823, or by email to dbradsha@sfwmd.gov. For procedural questions, please contact Charron Follins Senior Paralegal, South Florida Water Management District, Post Of ce Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Fl 33416-4680, telephone 1-800-432-2045 x6293 or 561-682-6293 or by email cfollins@sfwmd.gov. Appeals of any South Florida Water Management District Board decision require a recor d of the proceedings. Affected persons are advised that it may be necessary for them to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities or handicaps who need assistance may contact the District Clerk at (800) 432-2045, ext. 2087 or (561) 682-2087 at least ve business days in advance to make appropriate arrangements. 439557 CGS 3/28 ON 3/27/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Donald M.Thompson 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 3901 2009 4104329-06021930290 Solange Michel & Manitha Michel Lot 29, Block 2193 of PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439459 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-8-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF JEANNE SAYLOR, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (summary administration) T O ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby noti ed that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of JEANNE SAYLOR, deceased, File Number 2013-8-CP, by the Circuit Court for Glades County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Avenue J, Moore Haven, Florida 33471; that the decedent’s date of death was January 7, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $59,900.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Beverly Jean Arnold 10032 Dunraven Drive Cincinnati, OH 45251 William Michael Saylor 2017 Mill Pond Road Garland, TX 75044 John Gordon Saylor 155 Bob White Drive Stockbridge, GA 30281 Robie Lanford Saylor 7917 Broadmoor Pines Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34243 A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF T HE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER A PPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, 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 March 21, 2013. Person Giving Notice: Robie Lanford Saylor 7917 Broadmoor Pines Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34243 A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: Carol W. Wood A ttorney & Counselor at Law Florida Bar No.: 0769551 E-mail: cwood@carolwwoodattorney.com 751 South Orange Avenue Sarasota. FL 34236 T elephone: (941) 362-0300 Facsimile: (941) 362-0690 438857 GCD 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2013-DR-011 In re: Marriage of: WADE PATRICK TABOR Petitioner A nd LUCINDA SUE PALMER Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION T O: LUCINDA SUE PALMER Last known domicile or residence: RADCLIFF, KENTUCKY YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for uncontested dissolution of marriage has been led against you in this action pending in Glades County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses or answer if any, on Petitioners attorney: JOHN R. COOK P.A. PO Box 515 Okeechobee, Florida 34973 Within thirty (30) days of rst publication of this Notice of Action, and le the original with the Clerk of Court, PO Box 10, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, either before service on Petitioner’s attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief sought in the petition. FIRST PUBLICATION the 28th day of February, 2013. John R. Cook PO Box 515 Okeechobee, FL 34972 (863) 467-0297 Florida Bar 0262951IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PART ICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COURT ADMINIST RATION NOT LATER THAN SEVEN DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING A T THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENT ER, 1700 MONROE ST., FT. MYERS, FLORIDA 33901 WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE. IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED, DIAL 711. 437334 CN 3/7,14,21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 2013-CP-9 In Re: Estate of DAVID E. DARNELL Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DAVID E. DARNELL, deceased, whose date of death was January 11, 2013, and whose social security number is XXXX-XX-9392, is pending in the Circuit Court for Glades County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Avenue J, P.O. Box 10, Moore Haven, Florida 33471. The 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 TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent 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 THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN THE FLORIDA STATUTE 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The rst publication of this notice is March 28, 2013. Personal Representative: Lois J. Sutton 609 Nickelbie Drive Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 40342Attorney for Personal Representative:CONELY & CONELY, P.A. Post Of ce Drawer 1367 Okeechobee, Florida 34973 By: Tom W. Conely, III Florida Bar #096482 Telephone: (863) 763-3825 438912 GCD 3/28;4/4/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000105 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. MATHEW HAUGHT A/K/A MATTHEW HAUGHT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 1-16-2013, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-000105 of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is the Plaintiff and Wendy Haught, Mathew Haught a/k/a Matthew Haught, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on Glades County, Florida on the 4th day of April, 2013, at 11:00A.M., the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2832 CR 731, VENUS, FL 33960 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 28th day of Jan., 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida By: Tina Espinosa Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 11-74317 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. 437961 GCD 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22 2009 CA 000286 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. MAIRELIS PEREZ A/K/A MAIRCELIS PEREZ, et al., Defendant(st. NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS JEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 15, 2013 and entered in Case No. 22 2009 ca 000286 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherijn WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and MAIRCELIS PEREZ A/K/A MAIRCELIS PEREZ; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAIRELIS PEREZ A/K/A MAIRCELIS PEREZ N/K/A MAIRELIS PEREZ N/K/A MAIRELIS PEREZ; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 18th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK 27, PORT LABELLE UNIT 102, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 66, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 16801 INWOOD ROAD, LABELLE, FL 33935 Any person ilaiming 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on March 18, 2013. SANDRA H. BROWN Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Tina Espinosa Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09113794 SELENE-CONVTeam 4 F09113794**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance wish the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation 6 participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. 439578 CN 3/28;4/4/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2011-CA-000020 OneWest Bank, Plaintiff, -vsJOHN M. MCADAMS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN M. MCADAMS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; BUCKHEAD RIDGE HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 12, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011CA-000020 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein OneWest Bank, FSB, Plaintiff and John McAdams are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Sandra H. Brown, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MOOREHAVEN, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on April 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 67, REPLAT OF A PORTION OF THIRD ADDITION TO BUCKHEAD RIDGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 32, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES 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 LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact 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. SANDRA H. BROWN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COUR Glades County, Florida Tina Espinosa Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACRE, LLF 2424 North. Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 438863 CN 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO,: 2012-CA-760 GREAT SOUTHERN BANK, Plaintiff, vs.WILDA BIANICA BALLARD, etc. et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an order or a summary nal judgment of foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: Lot 94, Seven “K” Estates, Unit No. 3, a subdivision in a portion of Section 5, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, according to map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, page 87, of the public records of Hendry County, Florida together with that certain 2011 Jacobsen Imperial mobile home, 52 x 13’4 ID #JACFL30035/413613. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at 11:00 a.m. on the 15th day of May, 2013 at Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 2nd Floor, Administrative Side, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida in accordance Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, Notice of such sale shall be published as provided by statute. That 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 this 15 day of March, 2013. CLERK OF THE COURT BY: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk LAWRENCE J. BERNARD, P.A. ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 480 Busch Drive JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32218 (904) 751-6980 439025 CN 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-000136 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, VS CHRISTOPHER A PORTER MEGAN S PORTER, UNKNOWN TENANT I, UNKNOWN TENANT II, RIVER VIEW VILLAGE UNIT ONE HUNDRED TWO PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO RIVER VIEW VILLAGE UNIT ONE HUNDRED TWO PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. 1111 SOUTH BAYSHORE DRIVE MIAMI, FL 33131 OR 1111 BRICKELL BAY DR MIAMI, FL 33131 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN And any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under the above-named Defendant(s), if deceased or whose last known addresses are unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit Lot 35, Block 16, PORT LABELLE UNIT 102, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 66, Public Records of Glades County, Florida, together with all that part of Lot 36 lying Northeasterly of a line which is 19.50 feet Southwest of and parallel to the common line between Lots 35 and 36, Block 16, PORT LABELLE UNIT 102, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 66, Public Records of Glades County, Florida. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Alexander J. Fumagali, Butler & Hosch, P A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and le the original with the Clerk of the abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the rst publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 28th day of Feb. 2013. 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, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, or call 1-941-665-2299 within 2 working days of your receipt of this Summons; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /S/ Tina Espinosa Deputy Clerk 438852 GCD 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 22-2012-CA-000084 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSO R BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, vs. DORIS E. ALLEN, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment o f Foreclosure dated March 12, 2013, and entered in Case No. 22-2012CA-000084 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein PNC Bank, National Association, Successor by Merger to National City Bank, Successor by Merger to Harbor Federal Savings Bank, is the Plaintiff and Doris E. Allen; Buckhead Ridge Homeowners Association, Inc.; and Unknown Tenant(s), N/K/A Linda E. Keagle, are the Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Steps of the Glades County Courthouse, 500 Avenue J., Moore Haven, FL 33471, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on 4-18-13, the following described property set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 21, BUCKHEAD RIDGE FOURTH ADDITION, IN SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 35, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTE R THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTE R 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Glades County, Florida, this 13th day of March, 2013. SANDRA H. BROWN, CLER K Glades County, Florida BY: /S/ Tina Espinosa Deputy Cler k 439564 GCD 3/28;4/4/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesit NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING EAST HENDRY COUNTY COMMUNITIES RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Notice is hereby given that the East Hendry County Communities Recreation Advisory Board will hold a meeting April 2, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., in the Commission Room, Clewiston City Hall, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. East Hendry County Communities Recreation Advisory Board 439400 CN/CB 3/28/2013 Public Notice Earn some extra cash. 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC 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 2326 2005 2044329-A0000030000 Gerald McArthur & Darlene D. McArthur C/O Jason McArthur All that portion of Government Lot 4, West of the extension of a line bisecting Block 9, City of LaBelle, extended North through Government Lot 4, LESS Government right-of-way in Section 4, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGERTHER WITH that certain 30’ easement described in Paragraph #6 of that certain Final Decree for Partition entered in Case #2832 in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, dated February 3, 1967 and recorded in O.R. Book 99, Page 489, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439451 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the 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 1272 2009 1134432-A0001030100 The Lyndel Group, LLC 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 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3660 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439297 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2012-CA-000334 Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, -VS.Carlos J. Reyes a/k/a Carlos Reyes and Marlem Contreras a/k/a Marlen Contreras, Husband and Wife Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 14, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2012CA-000334 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Bank of A merica, NA., Plaintiff and Carlos J. Reyes a/k/a Carlos Reyes and Marlern Contreras a/k/a Marlen Contreras, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Barbara S. Butler, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF T HE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING T HE 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on A pril 17, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE IN HENDRY COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA, VIZ: THE WEST ONE-HALF (W 1/2), OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER (NE 1/4), OF THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER (NW 1/4), OF THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER (NW 1/4), OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER 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 y ou are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Barbara S. Butler CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida BY: /s/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT A TTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 439038 CN 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000045CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. RAFAEL GARCIA, et al, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: CARLOTA MORERA ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 693 EVERCANE ROAD, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant arid such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown name Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property towit: THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1670.25 FEET OF THE WEST 120 FEET OF THE EAST 170 FEET OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH LAND AND MOBILE HOME, 1989, HOMES OF MERIT, VIN#FLHMBWH25927862, FLA417379 WHICH, BY INTENTION OF THE PARTIES AND UPON RETIREMENT OF THE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE AS PROVIDED IN 319.261 FLA. STAT., SHALL CONSTITUTE A PART OF THE REALTY AND SHALL PASS WITH IT. more commonly known as: 693 EVERCANE ROAD, CLEWISTON FL 33440 This action has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it On the Plaintiff’s attorney, FLORIDA FORECLOSURE, ATTORNEYS, PLLC, whose address is 601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690, Clearwater, FL 33755, on or before 30 days after date of rst publication, response due by April 27, 2013, and le the original with the Clerk of the Circuit 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. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 20th day of March, 2013. Clerk of the Court HENDRY County, Florida By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 439372 CN 3/28;4/4/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 26-2011-CA-000396 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CSAB 2006-4 Plaintiff, v.TINA M. JUAREZ A/K/A TINA JUAREZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TINA M. JUAREZ A/K/A TINA JUAREZ; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AQUA FINANCE, INC.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; PORT LABELLE UNIT FOUR PROPERTY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 14, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: LOT 12, BLOCK 2171, OF PORT LABELLE, UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 4023 BISHOP CIR, LABELLE, FL 33935-5426 at public sale on May 1, 2013, at eleven o’clock a.m., in front of the of ce of the Clerk of Circuit Court being on the second oor of the administration building of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Ave., 2nd Floor, LaBelle, FL 33935, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. 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 at LaBelle, Florida, this 5th day of March, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 (727) 536-4911 phone (727) 539-1094 faxIf you are a person with 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 Dawn Oliver, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, and whose telephone number is (863)675-5229, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.439028 CN 3/21,28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 26-2010-CA-000807 U. S. BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, V. GEORGE CANON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GEORGE CANON; JOHN DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 14, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: LOT 16, BLOCK 2087, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 60, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA a/k/a 3017 S BALSAM CIR, LABELLE, FL 33935 at public sale on April 17, 2013, at eleven o’clock a.m., in front of the of ce of the Clerk of Circuit Court being on the second oor of the administration building of the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. 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 at Labelle, Florida, this 15th day of March, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 (727) 536-4911 phone (727) 539-1094 faxIf you. are a person with 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 Dawn Oliver, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, and whose telephone number is (863) 675-5229, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 439021 CN 3/21,28/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, LLC, 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 2581 2007 2024329-670000C0180 Columbus Carter Lots 34 and 35, Block C, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 1, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, also described as follows: From the Southwest corner of said Block C, go East along the North border of Collier Avenue a distance of 134.5 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 34 and the point-of-beginning; thence North 113 feet; thence East 100 feet; thence South 113 feet; thence West 100 feet to the point-of-beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439597 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1479 2009 1154432-A0002660000 Camilo Cejo Rodriguez and Doris Hernandez Fernandez The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast 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 an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2647 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439448 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Euphonium V, LLC, 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 492 2008 1334528-A0000010000 Delta Aggrigate,LLC The North one-half of Section 33, Township 45 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the West 60 feet thereof 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439601 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1322 2009 1134432-A0002570100 Gloria M. Martinez Mendez The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5436 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439296 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Joshua L. Sloan 4052 E. Sun ower Cir LaBelle FL 33935 David R. Cypress HC 61 Box 33 Clewiston FL 33440 Pedro J. Roman 805 Redish Cir Clewiston FL 33440 Robb D. Cypress HC 61 Box 56 Clewiston FL 33440 Tiffany J. Spencer 4001 Collingswood Apt. 3 LaBelle FL 33935 Luis E. Rivera 130 S. Jinete St Clewiston FL 33440 Christi L. Azbill 100 E. Aztec Ave. Apt 9 Clewiston FL 33440 Tryshell M. Rouse 700 Harlem Tenant Cir Apt 902 Clewiston FL 33440 You are hereby noti ed that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Hendry County, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this published notice to receive the information regarding the basis for your potential ineligibility and the procedure to resolve this matter. Failure to respond may result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor, and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Call 863-983-5230 or 863-983-1592. El Aviso se da por Este Medio: Este aviso es para usted que su eligibilidad de votar esta en cuestion. Usted tiene que comunicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones, del condado de Hendry, Florida, antes de 30 dias despues de la fecha de este anuncio publicado para recibir la informacion al respecto de su inelegibilidad potencial y procedimiento de resolver este caso. Si no responde, puede dar lugar a una determinacion dela ineligibilidad por el Supervisor, y su nombre sera quitado del sistema estatal del registro de votantes. telepone 863-983-5230 or 863-983-1592. Brenda K. Hoots Supervisor of Elections PO Box 174 LaBelle, FL 33975 Hendry County, Florida F.S. 98.075 439150 CN 3/28/2013 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 18, 2013, for the following Proposals: E1M01 Drainage improvements, milling and resurfacing, base work, curb and gutters, sidewalks, signing and pavement marking and utility modi cations. Manatee; Budget Estimate $190,949.00 E1M64 Landscaping on State Road 25 from State Road 540. Polk; Budget Estimate $175,000.00 E1M65 -Guardrail Repair and Replacement. Charlotte & Lee; Budget Estimate $120,000.00 Maximum Budgetary Ceiling E1M66 -Mechanical Road and Bridge Sweeping. Highlands & Okeechobee; Budget Estimate $16,000.00 E1M67 Repair of Non-Paved Shoulders/Slopes and Sodding. Charlotte & Lee; Budget Estimate $500,000.00 Maximum Budgetary Ceiling E1M68 -Tree Trimming and Removal, Clearing and Grubbing, and Power Shearing. Polk; Budget Estimate $200,000.00 Maximum Budgetary Ceiling E1M69 -Miscellaneous asphalt pavement repair. Polk; Budget Estimate $240,600.00 Maximum Budgetary Ceiling Maximum Budgetary Ceiling E1M70 -Asphalt Repair. Contractor is required to have at least three (3) years of experience in the performance of Asphalt Paving, or the Project Superintendent must have at least three (3) years of like experience as a Superintendent. A Contractor that presently has a certi cate of prequali ed with the Department in “Hot Plant Mix Bituminous Course” will suf ce to meet the above requirements. The form may be obtained from the On-Line Ordering Site. Charlotte, Glades, Lee & Hendry; Budget Estimate $690,000.00 Maximum Budgetary Ceiling E1M71 -Long Line Striping. Polk; Contractor is required to have at least three (3) years of experience in the performance of Pavement Markings, or the Project Superintendent must have at least three (3) years of like experience as a Superintendent. A Contractor that presently has a certi cate of prequali ed with the Department in “Pavement Markings” will suf ce to meet the above requirements. The form may be obtained from the On-Line Ordering Site. Budget Estimate $317,761.00 Maximum Budgetary Ceiling E1M74 -Roadside Mowing, Litter Removal, and Chemical Vegetation Control Using Inside Mowing Deck Application. Manatee; Budget Estimate $315,000.00 E1M76 Roadside Mowing, Litter Removal, and Edging and Sweeping of Roadside and Storm Water Ponds. Charlotte; Budget Estimate $340,000.00 439315 CN/CB 3/28;4/4/2013 Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Shop here first! The classified ads 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12 CA 483 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR GREENPOINT MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT TRUST, PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATE, SERIES 2001-1,acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, in its capacity as Servicer, 7360 S. Kyrene Rd. Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, v. FRANCISCO HEREDIA, IVY SANTIAGO, and NCO FINANCIAL SYSTEMS, INC., AS ASSIGNEE OF HOUSEHOLD FINANCE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Amended Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE SOUTH 40 FEET THEREOF. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE EAST 30 FEET THEREOF. ALSO KNOWN AS LOT 3686 IN MONTURA RANCH ESTATES; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 HOMES OF MERIT, BAY MANOR, 32 x 48 MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBER: FLHML2B143222935AB. Commonly known as 569 Bald Cypress Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash on the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, 33975 at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 17th day of April, 2013. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with, the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to le a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. If you are an individual with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or other court service, program, or activity, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Requests for accommodations may be presented on the form below, in another written format, or orally. Please complete the form on the website below (choose the form for the county where the accommodation is being requested) and return it as far in advance as possible, but preferably at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or other court activity. Please see contact information below and select the contact from the county where the accommodation is being requested. http://www.ca.cjis20.org/home/main/adarequest.asp CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Timothy D. Padgett, Esq. Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Ph: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 Attorneys for Plaintiff 438865 ON 3/21,28/2013 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 1625 2010 1144432-A0002380100 Aveline R. & Maria N. Leoncio c/o Rene F. Leoncio The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot No. 2858 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Subject to existing Oil, Gas and Mineral reservations conditions, restrictions, zoning ordinances, enforceable easement of record and subject to taxes and assessment of Central County Drainage District. 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439606 CN 3/28/2013

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the 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 1306 2009 1134432-A0001900100 The Lyndel Group, LLC The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 3032 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439599 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1295 2009 1134432-A0001520100 Allan V. & Lawanda Thomas The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3085, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439596 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1287 2009 1134432-A0001290100 Saulio Tuero The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3681, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439584 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Pinot IV, LLC, 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 1250 2006 1254432A0001040000 Odalys Castro The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 1165, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439587 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2009-CA-000099 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, Plaintiff, vs. CHAD THOMAS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Feb. 13th, 2013, and entered in Case No. 22-2009-CA-000099 of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor in interest to Washington Mutual Bank, FA, is the Plaintiff and Chad Thomas, Rhonda Thomas, United States of America, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on Glades County, Florida on the 4th day of April, 2013, at 11:00 AM, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: PARCEL “A”: PARCEL OF LAND IN SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 7; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 7 A DISTANCE OF 1337.30 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF STATE LOT 2 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 7, A DISTANCE OF 794.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 682.07 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 543.70 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE QUARTER SECTION LINE; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 46 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID QUARTER SECTION LINE, A DISTANCE OF 682.00 FEET TO THE SOUTH QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION 7; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SAID SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 7, A DISTANCE OF 543.82 FEET TO THE SAID POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION. SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY OF RECORD. PARCEL “B”: PARCEL OF LAND IN SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 18; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 18 A DISTANCE OF 1337.30 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF STATE LOT 2; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF SECTION 18, A DISTANCE OF 794.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SECTION LINE, A DISTANCE OF 497.30 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 294.38 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 78; THENCE SOUTH 73 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 26 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 517.77 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 439.03 FEET TO THE SAID POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION. SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF RECORD. PARCEL “C”: PARCEL OF LAND IN SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 33 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 18; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 18 A DISTANCE OF 133730 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF STATE LOT 2; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF SECTION 18, A DISTANCE OF 794.73 FEET; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SECTION LINE, A DISTANCE OF 497.30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 294.38 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 78; THENCE NORTH 73 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 118.80 FEET; THENCE NORTH 15 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 269.50 FEET TO THE NORTH ONE-QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION 18; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 18 A DISTANCE OF 46.84 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF RECORD. A/K/A 11909 EAST STATE ROAD NORTHEAST 78, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471 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 5th day of March, 2013. SANDRA H. BROWN Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida By: Tina Epinosa Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com SJ 09-17883 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. 438844 GCD 3/21,28/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, 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 201 2007 1184428-A0000160000 Fred E. Ayling The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439593 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1280 2009 1134432-A0001160100 Louis M. Marcisse & Marie Claire Pady The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, 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 3656, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439449 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1281 2009 1134432-A0001180000 Jesus F. Aleman The West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3651, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439452 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 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 1293 2009 1134432-A0001400000 Milton & Maria Martinez The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3084, 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 First Thursday in the month of May, 2013 which is the 2nd day of May, 2013. Dated this 20th day of March, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 439591 CN 3/28 & 4/4,11,18/2013 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 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. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds.

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF INTENDED AGENCY ACTION (For publication in newspaper of general circulation) The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue a Water Use permit with conditions: Permit Number 26-00087-W, Application Number 130227-12 to J W McDaniel Sr Inc. 32800 CR 833 Clewiston, FL 33440. The existing permit is being subdivided into three separate parcels with separate permits for the continuation of existing agricultural practices. No change in allocation, withdrawal facilities or sources is authorized for the Ranch. This modi cation is for the McDaniel Ranch serving 347.6 acres with an annual allocation of 409.92 million gallons in Hendry County Sections 15-16 and 21-22 Township 47 Range 33. The Staff Report setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permit, including proposed limiting conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the project meets SFWMD statutes and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 682-6911, bye-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov,or by accessing the Staff Report directly from the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Report shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently reviewed applications f or environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373.427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119( 1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The Petition must be led with the Of ce of the District Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings bye-mail will not be accepted. Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does notconstitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce. An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document led by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-.405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. RIGHT TO SEEK JUDICIAL REVIEW Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 439583 CN 3/28/2013 NOTICE OF INTENDED AGENCY ACTION (For publication in newspaper of general circulation) The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue a Water Use permit with conditions: Permit Number 26-01136-W, Application Number 130227-15 to J W McDaniel Sr Inc. 32800 CR 833 Clewiston, FL 33440. The existing permit is being subdivided into three separate parcels with separate permits for the continuation of existing agricultural practices. No change in allocation, withdrawal facilities or sources is authorized for the Ranch. This permit is for the McDaniel Ranch East serving 6,566.9 acres with an annual allocation of 7,162 million gallons in Hendry County Sections 1-3, 10-15, 22-27, 34-36 Township 47 Range 33. The Staff Report setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permit, including proposed limiting conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the project meets SFWMD statutes and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 682-6911, bye-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov,or by accessing the Staff Report directly from the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Report shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently reviewed applications f or environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373.427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119( 1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The Petition must be led with the Of ce of the District Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings bye-mail will not be accepted. Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does notconstitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce. An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document led by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-.405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. RIGHT TO SEEK JUDICIAL REVIEW Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 439589 CN 3/28/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 09-299-CA TROP, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and JOHN HARTEMINK Plaintiff(s), v. PORT LA BELLE INVESTORS, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company and MICHAEL J. LAFFERTY, individually, Defendant(s). CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Order on Partial Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure on Count II dated the 25th day of February, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the LaBelle Courthouse Complex located at 25E. Hickpoochee Ave., Labelle, Florida 33975, at 11:00AM on the 17th day of April, 2013, the following described property: LEGAL DESCRIPTION ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT “A” TRACTS 5&7 A Tract of land 31.0 acres more or less, lying part in Section 2, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, and part in Section 35, Township 42 South Range 29 East, Glades County, Florida, described as follows: Start at the Northeast corner of Section 2, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; Thence Westerly N 89 38’ 52” W for 875.01 feet along the North line of Section 2, Township 43 South, Range 29 East Thence North N 00 00’ 00” W for 21.82 feet to the intersection with the Southern right-of-way line of Oxbow Drive, the Point of Beginning. Thence Northwesterly along the Southern right-of-way line of Oxbow Drive, along the arc of a concave curve having a radius of 650.00 feet and a central angle of 07 58’ 46” for 90.53 feet; Thence Southwesterly S 43 13’ 29” W for 70.16 feet; Thence Southwesterly S 62 17’ 04” W for 1,017.87 feet; Thence Westerly N 89 45’ 59” W for 420.23 feet; Thence Southeasterly 17 40’ 25” E for 1,411.02 feet to the Northern rightof-way line of State Route 80; Thence Northeasterly N 83 35’55” E for 410.00 feet along the Northern right-of-way line of State Route 80; Thence Northwesterly N 23 59’ 49” W for 625.00 feet; Thence Northeasterly N 65 02’ 07” E for 1,062.33 feet; Thence North N 00 00’00” W for 400.00 feet; Thence Northwesterly N W 2255’ 58” W for 230.98 feet; Thence North N 00 00’ 00” W for 159.66 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with and subject to a mutual, nonexclusive easement, 70 feet in width, for Ingress, egress and utili ties over the Ingress/egress access easement. The boundaries of the 70 feet wide, mutual, nonexclusive ingress, egress and utilities easement are 35 feet on each side of and parallel with the centerline of said easement, which is described as follows: Starting at the intersection of the Western boundary of Section 2, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, with the Northern boundary of State Road 80; Thence Easterly N 84 10’ 56” E for 920 feet, more or less, along the Northern right-of-way line of State Route 80; Thence Northerly N 00 45’ 12” W for 10.20 feet; Thence Easterly N 84 08’ 28” E for 859.31 feet along the Northern right-ofway line of State Route 80 to the Intersection with the Western boundary of a 200 feet wide drainage easement; Thence Easterly N 84 07’ 36” E for 399.23’ along the Northern right-of-way line of State Route 80 to the Point of Beginning of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide easement. Thence from the Northern right-of-way line of State Route 80, Northwesterly N 09 23’ 23” W for 415.00 feet; Thence Northwesterly N 36 37’ 29” W for 207.53 feet to a point, hereinafter known as Point “A”; Thence continue Northwesterly N 36 37’ 29” W for 260.83 feet to a point, hereinafter known as Point “B”; Thence Southwesterly S 74 42’ 30” W for 675.62 feet; Thence Northwesterly N 29 15’ 59” W for 350.00 feet, being a line lying parallel with and 35.00 feet West of the Easterly boundary line of Tract 15; Thence Northeasterly N O8 37’ 15” W for 219.83 feet; Thence Easterly S 89 10’ 51” E for 381.96 feet; Thence Northeasterly N 63 35’ 14” E for 430.00 feet to the Point of Termination of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide easement in Tract 12. Together with: Start at said Point “A”; Thence Northeasterly N 57 56’ 07” E for 429.95 feet; Thence Easterly N 83 36’ 55” E for 800.00 feet; to the Point of Termination of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide easement from Point “A” in Tract 7. Together With; Start at said Point “B”; Thence Northeasterly N 57 56’ 07” E for 483.15 feet; Thence Northeasterly N 38 57’ 57” E for 300.00 feet; to the Point of Termination of the centerline of the said 70 feet wide easement from Point “B” in Tract 11. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT SHEILA MANN, COURT OPERATIONS MANAGER, WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER, 1700 MONROE STREET, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA 33901, AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS (239) 533-1700, WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other that the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. Dated: March 4, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER, CLERK OF COURT By: /s/ J. Bevis, Deputy Clerk THE DORAGH LAW FIRM, P.L. 1705 Colonial Blvd., Ste. B4, Fort Myers, FL 33907 Telephone : (239) 425-3644/Facsimile : (239) 425-3648 438173 CB 3/21,28/2013 NOTICE OF INTENDED AGENCY ACTION (For publication in newspaper of general circulation) The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue a Water Use permit with conditions: Permit Number 26-01135-W, Application Number 130227-14 to J W McDaniel Sr Inc. 32800 CR 833 Clewiston, FL 33440. The existing permit is being subdivided into three separate parcels with separate permits for the continuation of existing agricultural practices. No change in allocation, withdrawal facilities or sources is authorized for the Ranch. This permit is for the McDaniel Ranch NW serving 2,257.59 acres with an annual allocation of 2,741 million gallons in Hendry County Sections 4-10, 15-17, 21, 22 Township 47 Range 33. The Staff Report setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permit, including proposed limiting conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the project meets SFWMD statutes and rules, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 682-6911, bye-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov,or by accessing the Staff Report directly from the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Report shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently reviewed applications f or environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373.427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119( 1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The Petition must be led with the Of ce of the District Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings bye-mail will not be accepted. Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does notconstitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce. An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document led by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-.405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. RIGHT TO SEEK JUDICIAL REVIEW Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 439595 CN 3/28/2013 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 h 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. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž 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? Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in toda y s classifieds. Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 21 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 The Okeechobee District of the Florida Forest Service encourages residents not to burn yard debris (leaves and small limbs) and to use caution with anything that could start a wild re. Know the wild re warning signs: When the humidity is low, meaning that there is a low amount of water vapor in the air, wild res are more likely to start. The higher the humidity, the less likely the fuel is to dry and ignite. Winds aid a wild re's progress. The faster the wind speed, the faster a re will spread, and the more intense it will be. The Florida Forest Service uses the Wildland Fire Danger Index (FDI) for estimating the potential for a re to start and require suppression action on any given day. Cold Fronts and Wild res SUBMITTED PHOTOBaseball Player of the WeekThe sophomore rst baseman, Julio (J.J.) Rodriguez Jr., from Clewiston went 7-for-15 (.467) with six runs scored, four RBI, one home run, two walks, and one stolen base as the North Carolina Wesleyan College Battling Bishops posted a 3-1 record last week. In a 9-8 loss to the Tufts, Rodriguez was two-for ve with one run scored, one run batted in and one stolen base. In a three-game series sweep of USA South foe, Greensboro, Rodriguez was a combined 5-for-10 with ve runs scored, three RBI, one home run and two walks. These combinations gave him the honor of being named Baseball Player of the Week. As part of its ongoing comprehensive land assessment, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is beginning an evaluation of agency lands in the East Coast Assessment Region, which includes parts of Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties. The East Coast region is the third of ve geographic areas being reviewed in the assessment of approximately 750,000 acres of fee-owned lands properties in which the District has full ownership rights. As part of a broader effort to maximize its resources to meet mission-critical responsibilities, the District is conducting the assessment to ensure that each parcel owned by the agency is being put to its most effective use. To gather all relevant information for a thorough analysis, the District is seeking public feedback on the use of its lands within the East Coast region. Stakeholders and the general public can examine detailed land portfolios and submit comments on speci c properties through April 22 at www.sfwmd.gov/landassessment. In addition, a regional public workshop will be held at SFWMD Headquarters in West Palm Beach on April 19.Status of Other RegionsAt the same time as the public comment period is opening for the East Coast region, the assessment of the Upper Lakes and Kissimmee/ Okeechobee regions is continuing. For these regions, District staff is currently: Upper Lakes: Developing recommendations for lands in this region, which includes parts of Orange, Osceola and Polk counties. Recommendations will be based on more than 450 public comments, feedback received during a February public workshop and input from SFWMD subject matter experts and a variety of land-related data. All submitted comments are available on the land assessment website. Kissimmee/Okeechobee: Analyzing public and internal feedback submitted for this region, which includes the Upper and Lower Kissimmee basins and the Lake Okeechobee watershed. The District accepted nearly 200 public comments for this region from Feb. 18 through March 18 and also held a pair of March public workshops in Okeechobee and St. Cloud to gather additional input. In the recommendations for each region in the land assessment, current uses of District lands will remain in place for parcels in these regions that are determined to contribute fully to the agency's core mission of balancing and improving ood control, water quality, natural systems, and water supply. To provide the most bene t to taxpayers and South Florida's water resources, lands that do not directly support the District's core mission may be considered for alternative uses or possible surplus.Timeline and Next StepsIn mid-April, draft recommendations for the Upper Lakes region will be posted on the land assessment website for public review and comment. The draft recommendations will also be presented at a regional public workshop and during public meetings of the Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) and the Governing Board's Project and Lands Committee. Final recommendations for the region will be submitted to the full Governing Board at its May meeting. The Kissimmee/Okeechobee region will go through a similar process starting in mid-May, followed by the East Coast region a month later. The District-wide land assessment for all fee-owned lands is scheduled for completion by mid-2013. A review of the agency's approximately 700,000 acres of non-fee-owned lands is planned to begin in late 2013. Reassessments of all District lands will be conducted as needed, potentially every three to ve years. Land Assessment Continues with Review of East Coast Region Saving at the gas pump? In March? Believe it or not, Americans are paying less at the pump today than we did a year ago. Nationwide we're saving nearly 25-cents per gallon, on average, versus a year ago. In Florida for instance, motorists are seeing local prices averaging $3.65/g, a reduction of 26.2 cents per gallon versus 2012 prices. And in many markets we're saving even more. Take Chicago for instance. The windy city leads the nation with savings of over 50 cents per gallon (on average) versus what they paid last year. In fact, all major U.S. cities are seeing lower prices than a year ago. Apparently Middle-America is enjoying the greatest gains with Milwaukee, St. Louis, and smaller cities like Gary, IN recording substantial savings today versus 2012. "It's a stark contrast from last year when we saw the national average at $3.87 on this date edging closer to the peak that occurred April 5th at $3.93," said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst with GasBuddy, who added, "The numbers don't lie. Retail gas prices this year have declined at a time when we're more accustomed to steady increases. Especially when we compare with last year it re ects stronger re nery performance; relatively smooth and uneventful transition to summer blend' gasoline; and, the absence of catalysts that could push prices in the other direction," he noted. "Have prices peaked for 2013?" asked Gregg Laskoski, another GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst. "That'll have to be a rhetorical question for now the variables that could give us the answer are too numerous to list." March Madness' at Pumps, Motorists See Savings

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 22 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 28, 2013 SUBMITTED PHOTOTKA Principal’s ListCongratulations to The King’s Academy Third term Principal’s List students. All A’s, or a 4.0 GPA: Bobby Adams, Ciara Iglesias, Cody Miller, Emily Mila, Hayley Acevedo, Alanna Mickler, Michael Kurtz, Ankit Patel, Isis Porta, Myles Polhill, Mary Gibson, and Dakodah Davis. U.S. Sugar presented a $2,500 check to the Clewiston Band Boosters for each of the high school and middle school band programs. The Middle School Band presentation was on Friday, March 22. The principal accompanied US Sugar to the band room to make the presentation to the Middle School Band Director, Candace Cohowcz, and her students, and to the High School Band Director, Katie Wilson, and her students during their practice period. “U.S. Sugar was delighted to attend the recent concert showcasing ‘The Everglades Sugar March’, and we are proud to make these contributions in recognition for the hard work and dedication that both the high school and middle school band directors, students and boosters put in each year,” said Judy Sanchez, Senior Director of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. Sanchez said that U.S. Sugar has long supported musical efforts in the community, at one time even elding a company band. “Many of our current and former employees were members of the high school band and still have fond memories of those days.” According to Clewiston Band Boosters President Sean Miller, “The Boosters work hand with the band directors, schools, and parents to bene t the band programs at Clewiston’s middle and high schools.” Boosters meet monthly with the band directors to ensure that all funds raised for the band program are directly invested in the band programs to meet the needs for their respective programs. “U.S. Sugar’s donation is sorely needed to replace some large instruments in both programs as some of the older instruments are held together with duct tape,” Miller said. U.S. Sugar Makes $5,000 Donation to CHS and CMS BandsDriving w/ suspended license, habitual offender Arrested March 20 by Ofc. Rojas l i c O Michael A Woodson, 51DUI, alcohol or drugs Arrested March 22 by Sergeant Blackman Se Christine Ann Moore Heron, 48DUI, alcohol or drugs Arrested March 18 b y Ofc. Arnold O Alton B Sr Marshall, 45Driving w/ suspended license, habitual offender l i c Elisha James Robinson, 30 ARREST REPORT This column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone who is listed here and who is later found not guilty, or has the charges against them dropped, is welcome to inform the newspaper. We will con rm the information and print it. from Auschwitz, which was the largest concentration camp established by the Nazi regime. After the war had ended, both Rene and her cousin were taken to New York City to live with their aunt and uncle on the rst non-military ship to leave France after the war. Looking back she explained that she “pushed all of my memories [of my parents] back because they were too painful.” However, she has one keep-sake from her time spent hidden, and that is a letter that her mother wrote to her. Though worn down and frail, Rene still keeps it with her to this day. Though 12 when she moved to NYC, she was placed back into kindergarten in order to learn the English language. Eventually her aunt and uncle moved to a different part of NYC, where the school system saw the aw in placing her back into kindergarten, and she was given a tutor for nearly six months. Afterwards Rene said that it was “sink or swim” for her. She chose to swim. However, she explained that the hardest part of living in America was having to come to the realization that nobody knew what was going on where she came from. That nobody realized and did not care when she tried to make them aware of what she and so many others had went through. In 2011, despite many setbacks in her search, she was reunited with the family that kept her hidden from the Nazi regime via an unlikely source: the 79-year-old mailman, who remembered her from a picture. “I thanked them because of the fact that they kept me alive,” explained Rene. “[Where I lived] was a poor area, compared to others, but it held very honest people who didn’t think to say ‘no.’” To end the program, Ponce read a poem that was written by an anonymous child who survived through the Holocaust. The night ended with the nal verse: Yet we all hope the time will come, when we’ll go home again. Now I know how dear it is and often I remember it. LIBRARYContinued  10 the FAA turned it over to us,” he said. Karson Turner, Commission Chairman, noted that the Airglades privatization is a unique situation because the FAA has never built a community airport from scratch before. However, with San Juan airport phased out, the FAA will be focusing more on Airglades, Chairman Turner said, and added that the FAA will make sure Airglades remains an airport, no matter what. He added that this deal has the potential to set a precedent for the FAA in airport privatization Some 1,300 jobs are anticipated at Airglades if the deal goes well, more if commercial jets can be accommodated. Eventually, that property will go back on the tax roles. However, Commissioner Davis recalled what happened when General Development, the company that built Port LaBelle, went bankrupt. The county was stuck and all it received was 13 miles of right-of-way on SR 80. “Anything can happen,” he noted. The contentious discussion ended on a softer note, however, as AIA wants an answer to its concerns at the next commission meeting, April 9 in Clewiston. BOCCContinued  1

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