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BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsThe Board of County Commissioner’s (BOCC) Nov. 19 meeting marked newly appointed Commissioner Mike Swindle’s rst meeting on the board. Swindle was active during the meeting, seconding several of the motions, and said afterward that he felt “very comfortable” and “prepared,” thanks to the help of the other commissioners. The 5 p.m. meeting began on a positive note, as members of Active Citizens for Children were given an award for their efforts planning, raising money for and building the Sweetest Town Playground in Clewiston. Clewiston Mayor Phillip Roland was present and made a few remarks before BOCC Chairman Karson Turner presented the award. “These ladies have been mainstays at our [the city commission] meetings. They deserve all the accolades and kudos they’ve received,” said Mayor Roland. BY JOSE ROMERO Special to e Clewiston NewsThis was it. The Tigers’ rst playoff match of the season. Their hard work all season resulted in having the home eld advantage against Space Coast High’s Vipers. The atmosphere in Cane Field was nothing short of electrifying. Minutes before the game, fans led down to the eld to cheer the Tigers on as they made their appearance before the game began, and fans on both sides weren’t shy in letting themselves be heard, whether they were cheering on a good play, or deriding a referee’s decision. The Tigers wasted no time in letting the Vipers know this was no ordinary ball game. The Vipers had the ball rst this time around, but couldn’t get very far before the Tigers’ defense overwhelmed them, forcing them to punt. Once the Tigers had the ball, they made a mad dash for the end zone. Derry West started the drive off excellently, with a 26-yard run, and after players like Daion Banks helped move the ball forward, West capped it off with a 4-yard rush for a touchdown. The extra point was good, and with 7:10 left in the quarter, the Tigers got the lead, 7-0. The Vipers were up on the offensive again, but the Tigers weren’t going to give them a chance to even the score. They blocked passes, tackled players, did everything in their power to keep the Vipers from scoring. After forcing the Vipers to punt again, the Tigers’ Tyrone Washington returned it for a touchdown immediately, with 6:16 left in the quarter. After another successful extra point, they were up 14-0. The Tigers kept up their defensive onslaught, with players like Luke Bradford and Derrick Jackson hurting Space Coast’s offense through sacks, tackles, and more blocked passes. After yet another turnover, the Tigers were starting from the 50-yard line. They weren’t intimidated; far from it. In their rst play, Derrick Jackson received an expert pass from DaBY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsEven after the East Hendry County Recreation agreement took effect at the beginning of the month, commissioners are still in disagreement over the details of the arrangement made between the county and the city of Clewiston. At their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 18, city commissioners were asked to vote on an agreement to be made between the county, city, DRIVE A NEW 2014 FUSION SE FOR ONLY $199 PER MONTH*36 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $2524 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes “rst month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction.*Stock #14C60. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $750 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 11/30/13. T, N V. N D D P O C G F A S I SEE TIGERS  3 SEE COMMISSIONERS  18 PHOTO/ ALYSSA RAWLINGSThe Tigers celebrate their huge playoff win. Tigers Destroy Vipers in High-Energy Playoff Game East Rec Causes Strife Between CommissionersCommissioners still in disagreement over details of East Hendry County Rec SEE BOCC  18 ‘Welcome to the Club’BOCC welcomes new Commissioner Mike Swindle to the board

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On Nov. 14, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) approved an investment to advance a restoration project in Highlands County that will store water and reduce nutrients and stormwater runoff before it enters Lake Okeechobee. “Expanding water storage and treatment are essential across the entire South Florida ecosystem,” said SFWMD Chairman Daniel O’Keefe. “Each project we move forward brings us closer to attaining bene ts for Lake Okeechobee, the coastal estuaries and our vital communities.” Strategically located in a 19,000-acre watershed northwest of the lake, the project comprises three shallow aboveground impoundments, totaling approximately 1,200 acres. The impoundments will hold stormwater that would otherwise ow directly into canals leading to Lake Okeechobee. The $2 million investment approved today — along with funding by project partners that include the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Istokpoga Marsh Watershed Improvement District, Highlands County and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services — advances the project to the next step: nal design and construction of the rst impoundment. “This is a continuation of efforts by the Department and the South Florida Water Management District to restore Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades with the support of Governor Scott,” said DEP Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. “Additional water storage and cleaner water are critical to the restoration of Lake Okeechobee.” At 308 acres lled 3.5 feet deep, the rst impoundment will hold approximately 900 acre-feet of water. This is equivalent to about 450 Olympic-size swimming pools, or about 100 American football elds without end zones, covered with nine feet of water. Scienti c study and computer modeling have shown the project, combined with the use of best management practices on local farms, could reduce 70 percent of the phosphorus and 60 percent of the local stormwater runoff owing into the Harney Pond Canal, which ows into Lake Okeechobee and ultimately the Everglades. By storing and treating water bound for the lake, the project helps meet key objectives of the Northern Everglades and Estuaries Protection Program. The program is designed to improve the quality, quantity, timing and distribution of water into Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie watersheds by building on and consolidating numerous restoration efforts into a broader approach focused on restoring the entire Northern Everglades system. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 SFWMD Boosts Water Storage Project North of Lake OkeechobeeRestoration site will store and treat stormwater runoff before it enters the big lake Plan a hike or camping trip at Fisheating Creek in Palmdale with the Fisheating Creek Florida Trail Sub-Chapter. All ages of hikers and campers are welcome to attend the Chapter meeting on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Glades County Historical Society’s Westergaard House, located at 270 Avenue L in Moore Haven. Directions to Westergaard House: From U.S. 27 in Moore Haven, turn at the courthouse; go three blocks to Avenue L, turn left and go several blocks to the brown house with white trim. For more information, contact Betty Loomis at 863-532-9339, or to carpool from LaBelle, contact Margaret England at 863-517-0202. Visit the Fisheating Creek Florida Trail Association Sub-chapter on Facebook for activities. Hiking and Camping at Fisheating Creek PHOTO/ MARGARET ENGLANDPictured above is Fisheating Creek.

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vis Witt, good for 41 yards. With only 9 yards to go for a touchdown, West again made a beeline for the end zone. He was stopped a yard short, however, but quickly made the yard needed to score. After another successful extra point, the score was 21-0, and the Tigers were far from nished with the Vipers. The Vipers were on the offensive again, but it wasn't long before the Tigers' Luke Bradford intercepted a pass and made a mad dash for a touchdown, only to be stopped a yard short. Derry West again muscled his way past the Vipers' defense, furthering the Tigers' lead. The extra point was good yet again, leaving the score 28-0, with two-and-a-half minutes left in the rst quarter. Again, the Vipers found themselves on the offensive, and again, one of the Tigers' own was to make an interception. This time around, Angelo Tolbert picked off a pass, and sprinted past the Vipers' defense, running the 33 yards needed to reach the goal line with a minute to go in the rst quarter. After the extra point, the Tigers had a 35point lead over the Vipers going into the second quarter. This was a beating the likes of which the Vipers had never received. Once the second quarter got going, the Vipers began to ght back. They pushed the Tigers back a few yards and made some good blocks, but the Tigers weren't fazed. Lenorris Gaines caught a 30-yard pass from Witt, putting the Tigers 3 yards away from scoring yet again. Kyree Marshall was called on to close that three-yard gap, and close it he did. Another successful kick later, and it was clear the Tigers weren't letting up, with a score of 42-0. The Vipers' offense was still in bad shape, and they didn't have the ball for long before punting, but they again showed the Tigers that they weren't going to be making scoring plays so easily anymore. They blocked passes, pushed players back, and made some hard tackles, but the Tigers still found it in them to move closer to the end zone, bit by bit. With eight seconds to go in the rst half, and four yards to go for a touchdown, the Tigers' Tyrone Washington made the rushing play needed to score. The score was 49-0 after another extra point attempt. Once the third quarter got started, the Vipers began to show that they weren't going to be pushed around any longer. The Tigers had the ball rst, but after they punted, the Vipers made the most of their situation. Eight minutes to go in the third quarter, and Alec Danserau catches a 45-yard pass from Nick Rittenhouse, good for a touchdown. The PAT was good, leaving the score 49-7. The Vipers continued playing hard, going so far as to recover their own kickoff. They again had their sights set on the end zone, and with 6:43 left in the quarter, Devon Cannon picked off a pass, good for 20 yards and another Viper touchdown. After the PAT, it was 49-14. The rest of the third quarter was a back-andforth between the teams, and the Vipers, while unable to close the gap in points, were attacking the second half with a newfound fervor. Unfortunately for them, the Tigers had the same idea once the fourth quarter began. Both teams nally seemed evenly matched for each other as the fourth quarter got going. The Tigers faced some resistance as they inched towards the end zone, but after ve minutes of struggle, the Tigers' Tyrone Washington made a two-yard rush for a touchdown, and after the PAT, the score was 56-14. The Vipers' Nathan Miller was retired due to an injury, unfortunately, soon after the Tigers' touchdown. However, the Vipers were still determined to make another touchdown, and with 2:07 left in the game, Nick Rittenhouse made it all the way, and with another PAT, the score was 56-21. Josh Rojas nished off the night's game on a high note, recovering the subsequent kickoff for a 51-yard touchdown, and after the extra point, the nal score was 63-21, leaving the Tigers victorious. Despite the loss, Space Coast's head coach, Jake Owens, was full of praise for his team. "I'm proud of these boys. We went from a program that hadn't won very much since 2008 to having our most wins in a season. I'm proud to be the head coach, and these boys have nothing to be ashamed of. They did a great job." Joe Roth, defensive coordinator for the Tigers, was glad that "it was a great team effort. It was our rst home playoff win 2007, and I'm very proud of all of them. They all played great." However, he wanted to stress that they would start preparing for their next playoff match almost immediately. Head Coach for the Tigers, Pete Walker, was also ecstatic. "We came out, and we played the best football we've played all year," he said. "And this is the time of year you wanna be doing that." The Clewiston Tigers' next match will be against Cocoa High's Tigers, at Cocoa High School, on November 22. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 TigersContinued From Page 1 PHOTO/ ALYSSA RAWLINGS

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 Nov. 8 marked 25 years since the voters of Palm Beach County approved a referendum to establish a health care district “...to provide a source of funding for indigent and medically needy residents and to maximize the health and well being of Palm Beach County residents by providing comprehensive planning, funding, and coordination of health care service delivery.” More than two decades later, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County has matured into a model safety net system for innovative health care delivery. “The Health Care District was launched with a challenging and noble mission,” said Carol A. Roberts, chair of the Health Care District Board of Commissioners. “Over the last 25 years, we are proud to have partnered with public and private community providers and organizations to build a strong safety net that ensures access to quality health care services for thousands of Palm Beach County residents.” Since 1991, Palm Beach County’s nationally recognized Trauma System has provided life-saving care to more than 3,000 people a year who suffer traumatic injuries. To date, more than 54,000 people have bene tted from this integrated system of care funded and overseen by the Health Care District, which includes two Trauma Centers and the Health Care District’s two Trauma Hawk aeromedical helicopters. In 1993, the Health Care District began offering health coverage plans for eligible residents who cannot afford private health insurance and who don’t qualify for other government health care programs. For more than 15 years, over 200 school nurses have staffed health rooms in 167 schools in Palm Beach County, caring for 174,000 students each year. Residents of rural, western Palm Beach County receive quality health care services at Lakeside Medical Center, the only acute-care hospital in the Glades agricultural region. The Health Care District operates the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riviera Beach, which provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation for residents who need 24-hour care as a result of debilitating illness or traumatic injury. This year, the Health Care District began providing adult and pediatric services at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics located in four Florida Health Palm Beach County (formerly the Palm Beach County Health Department) health centers in Belle Glade, Lantana, Delray Beach and West Palm Beach. “The Health Care District’s mission from the beginning has been to ll gaps in community health care without duplicating programs offered at the state and federal levels,” said Ronald J. Wiewora, MD, MPH, the Health Care District’s chief executive of cer and chief medical of cer. “Now, 25 years later, we are proud to say that the Health Care District has evolved into a unique safety net system that bene ts Palm Beach County residents of all ages and from all walks of life.” The Health Care District is governed by a volunteer seven-member Board of Commissioners. Board members include Carol A. Roberts, chair; Philip H. Ward III, vicechair; Brian R. Lohmann, secretary; Nancy C. Banner, Esq.; Delray Beach City Commissioner Angeleta Gray; Leslie B. Daniels; and Alina M. Alonso, MD, the director of Florida Health Palm Beach County. The Health Care District Board is responsible for governing a complex organization with more than 1,000 employees. The Health Care District’s annual budget is supported by property tax revenue, grants and other program revenue. Health Care District Marks 25 Years of Keeping Glades Community Healthy SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured above are the Trauma Hawk Helicopters from the Health Care District of Palm Beach County.

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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! 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have risen 4.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.22/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 8,237 gas outlets in Florida. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.21/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 9.9 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 9.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 16.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 22.5 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. “Surprisingly, the decreases we’ve seen in the national average have all but dried up,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “I admit, it’s a bit of a head scratcher to have seen wholesale gasoline prices perk up last week, and it’s a bit premature to say we’ve seen the end of decreases in gas prices for the time being, so I’m hopeful that an uptick in the national average is merely temporary, but then again, this year has featured trends in prices that have all been earlier than expected,” DeHaan said. Florida Gas Price Crossword Puzzle

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 James Daniel (J.D.) Steadman, 71CLEWISTON — James Daniel (J.D.) Steadman was born to Mary Holley Oswalt and James Henry Steadman, Jr. on Nov. 8, 1942, and spent much of his childhood with his paternal grandparents in Melbourne, Fla. He dearly loved his Big Mama and Papa and credited them with his appreciation for the simple things in life. When they passed away, J.D. (then 12 years old) went to live with his Aunt Frances and Uncle Glen Neal. This meant a move to Clewiston, Fla., a town that he considered home until the day that he died on Nov. 14, 2013. J.D. attended Clewiston High School, but preferred work as a welder, metal fabricator, and mechanic in his uncle’s shop and at Shawnee Farms. He married Patricia Ruth Owens (known by her initials ‘PRO’) on Nov. 20, 1964, and by 1972, J.D. and Pro had ve children. J.D. worked on the U.S. Sugar Corporation railroad and at the PMS machine shop for over 17 years. In addition, he operated J.D.’s wrecker service and machine shop, and welded for Hilliard Brothers and others. In the early 1980s, J.D. received a commercial haul seine permit for Lake Okeechobee and began his career as a commercial shing captain, which he remained until the time of his death. J.D. often commented that, although smooth sailing was rare, he enjoyed the tranquility of the sunrise from aboard a boat on Lake Okeechobee. J.D. loved to hunt, anything camou age intrigued him like a sh drawn to a shiny lure. He enjoyed hunting dove and quail with his bird dogs, and in the 1970s and early 80s, when the Hendry County Hunting Area was open, his family could be found there nearly every weekend, along with the Owens, Belcher, Kelley, Jones, and Story families. J.D. also enjoyed salt-water shing and scuba diving. Nonetheless, deer hunting was one of his passions, and he would travel to Alabama and Mississippi each year to deer hunt while visiting with family. While in Clewiston, J.D. could usually be found getting his morning coffee, enjoying food and company at Dixie Fried Chicken, shopping at the pawn shop, tinkering with engines, or shing in a canal somewhere. While a Christian and a believer for most of his life, his faith was often tested. During his wife’s battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, J.D. re-committed to his walk with the Lord while attending the Clewiston Church of God. He later joined the Pioneer Baptist Church and enjoyed the ministry of Pedro Cabrera and his church family. J.D. was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Diane and Della; two brothers, Bob Jones and Buddy Oswalt; and his wife, Patricia. In addition to four great-grandchildren; and 17 grandchildren, J.D. is survived by two sisters, Barbara and Mary Jo, of Ga.; a much-loved companion, Vicki Snow of Oakbrook, LaBelle; six daughters, Elizabeth Boykin and Andrea Snow, both of Clewiston, Julie Sexton (Kyle) of Starkville, Miss., Lara Romero (Elmer) of Maryville, Tenn., and Catrena Steadman (Carl) of Bronson, Fla.; two sons, James “Jaybo” Steadman, Jr. (Penny) of Eufaula, Ala., and Roger Snow of Northport, Fla. The family requests that donations made in his honor be sent to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. One of J.D.’s granddaughters, Jolene Sexton, has been treated for pediatric cancer there for over ve years now. During a visit to St. Jude, J.D. remembered the heavenly cartoon published at Danny Thomas’ (hospital founder) death titled “Make Room for Danny!” Based on the honest and humble life that J.D. lived and the trials that he prayerfully overcame, heaven should likely “Make Room for JD!” as well. Visitation was held on Nov. 18, 2013 at the Akin-Davis Funeral Home. Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at the Evangel Assembly of God church, with guest pastor Pedro Cabrera of ciating. Friends and family attended a gathering in J.D.’s honor at the Pioneer Community Center, after burial services were complete. Arrangements by Akin Davis Funeral Home. Marjorie Pauline (Hand) Martin, 80 CLEWISTON — Marjorie Pauline (Hand) Martin passed away on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at the Palm Terrace nursing home in Clewiston, Fla. She was born on Sept. 8, 1933, in LaBelle, Fla. She was the daughter of Homer Guy Hand and Lydia Pauline Manning (Hand), and the youngest of four children. Her siblings were Imogene Hand Bryant (deceased), Homer J. Hand o f Belle Glade, and Mona Rader of Clewiston. Mrs. Martin was a retired banker, having been employed by the First Bank of Clewiston for man y years, gladly serving its patrons. She was active in the Clewiston community and several civic organizations; however, most signi cant to her was the Community Presbyterian Church with which she was af liated for many years and whose members she counted as part of her family. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Curvin S. Martin; and her daughter, Brenda Lopez, both residents of Clewiston; her grandchildren, Robin Lopez of Orlando, and Oliver Lopez of Miami; and her great-grandchildren, Olivi a Lopez and Lucas Lopez, also of Orlando. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Community Presbyterian Church, Clewiston with Rev. Tom Slager of ciating. Interment was in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. You may view the online obituary and leave condolences to the family at www.akin-davis.com. Arrangements by AkinDavis Funeral Home Clewiston. Obituaries 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013Obituaries should be submitted by sending an email to obits@newszap.com. Customers may also request photos and links to online guest books. A link to the obituaries is available at www.newszap.com Between decorating your home and preparing the year’s most important meal, you may lose steam by the time you get to the sweet stuff. But creating holiday desserts that stand out doesn’t have to be a daunting prospect. There are simple things you can do to give treats air, without spending hours slaving away. Whipped topping makes a perfect fuss-free topping on special occasion pies, cakes and cookies, as well as your everyday favorites like fruit, coffee and ice cream. Your family and guests will taste the difference, so be sure to use natural ingredients. For example, Reddi-wip is made from real dairy cream, unlike other leading brands which have hydrogenated oils as their top ingredient. To deliciously top off your holiday meal, try this recipe for Apple Crumble Pie, where warm apple pie lling is topped with a brown sugar and oat crumble and served in a aky pie crust. Want to save even more time? Consider picking up a frozen dessert pie, such as one from Marie Callender’s and top it off with Reddi-wip for a quicker, but still super tasty, dessert option. Ingredients 1 frozen pie crust (9-inch), thawed 1 can (21 oz each) apple pie lling 1/2 cup all-purpose our 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats 1/2 cup rmly packed brown sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup cold Parkay Original-stick (1/2 cup = 1 stick) Reddi-wip Original Dairy Whipped Topping Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Pierce bottom and side of pie crust lightly with fork. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool slightly. Reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees F. Pour pie lling into baked pie crust; set aside. Mix our, oats, sugar, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl. Cut in Parkay with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle evenly over pie lling. Bake 25 minutes or until juices are bubbly and topping is golden brown. Cool slightly. Cut into 8 slices to serve. Top with Reddi-wip, if desired. More delicious recipes and holiday inspiration can be found at www.Reddiwip.com. Don’t let your desserts take a back seat to the rest of your holiday food. With a quick rosette of real whipped topping, you can pack a big taste punch that’s fuss-free, leaving more time for making memories. Fuss-Free Holiday Dessert

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Don’t be a Thanksgiving TurkeyBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchI’ve been called a turkey before. No one wants to be a turkey. Being called a turkey takes on an even deeper meaning when you realize the fact that commercially grown turkeys aren’t one of nature’s most intelligent creatures. As a matter of fact, the domesticated turkey has been described as being “as brainless as a baseball.” Even drinking can put a strain on turkey intelligence. Many aren’t smart enough to close their mouths in the rain. If a turkey is outside looking up to the sky in a heavy rain, it can drown. No one wants to be a turkey. At least the turkey has an excuse for being “bird-brained.” There is less excuse for us human beings. Take the nine lepers Luke writes about in Luke 17. Jesus had healed them from a disgusting, painful and unsightly skin disease. It was a tremendous gift that made it possible for them to re-enter society and reunite with their families. Ten lepers were healed. But only one leper came back and said, “Thanks.” Talk about turkeys! Ten received God’s blessing, but only one stopped to say thanks. Thanksgiving is upon us! Although many countries and cultures have some type of ceremony for celebrating their blessings, no one celebrates Thanksgiving quite the way we do in the U.S. -and for good reason. Few people on earth have as much for which to be thankful. Thanksgiving is the start of the season of giving thanks and sharing with others the blessings we have. I’m reminded of a story I heard about the time the King of Masselbutania came to America for an operation. His American surgeon was accustomed to setting his fee on a sliding scale according to what a patient could pay. A wealthy person paid the full price. If a person was poor, he paid almost nothing. But the surgeon couldn’t decide how much to charge the king. Should it be free because he was the king, or should it be signi cant because he was the king? After all, a king is a king. Upon a whim, the surgeon sought out the king’s attorney, who shared, “The king is an honorable man. Like you, he understands value. My advice to you is to simply send him an invoice with no amount indicated and then add a handwritten footnote saying, ‘The king can do no wrong.’” The surgeon did so, and a check came back for $250,000. The surgeon was ecstatic. He sent his wife on a no-holds-barred shopping spree, ordered a new car and left on an extended cruise. He arrived home, happy and refreshed, but with very little left in his banking account. When he opened his mail, he found a bill from the king’s lawyer. It had no amount written in, but there was a handwritten note saying, “The honorable Doctor can do no wrong.” Thanks-Giving is the time of year when we are encouraged not only to take a moment to count our many blessings, but to give thanks to our God who has helped us make it through the hardships, losses and struggles that we have faced this year. God sends no bills for this. No statement of our account with God is going to show up in our mailbox. God does not look over our shoulders as we reach into our wallets or purses to see what we might give for Him. God does, however, trust each of us and God trusts us as a church and as a faithful community to provide and care for His ministry and the world around us. He waits for our response. Don’t be a Thanksgiving Turkey! Remember, “The Honorable Giver can do no wrong.”New Church in ClewistonCOMMUNITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF CLEWISTONCLEWISTON — On Oct. 6, the congregation of First Christian Church of Clewiston voted to re-charter under the new name of Community Christian Church of Clewiston. On Oct. 9, the state of Florida granted a new corporation charter to Community Christian Church of Clewiston. Community Christian church is a non-denominational fellowship with a desire to be governed by the early Christian church as outlined in the Book of Acts in the New Testament, with a heart to work among all Christians to ful ll the Great Commission found in Matthew chapter 28. Community Christian Church invites the community to come and be a part of a spiritually growing fellowship where the Holy Spirit has liberty to work among God’s family. Community Christian Church services are held on Sundays beginning at 10 a.m. with Bible Study, Praise and Worship Service at 11 a.m. and Fellowship Service at 6 p.m. Their Wednesday night Prayer/Bible Study begins at 6 p.m. Community Christian Church is located at 201 North Francisco Street. The church’s minister is Gary Folds, Church Elder and Deacons are Pat Lucey, Joe Payne and Clyde Rush. Please feel free to come and join Community Christian Church or call upon them at 863-983-6704 or contact Elder Pat Lucey at 561-676-1063.Ministerial AssociationCLEWISTON — The Clewiston Ministerial Association meets the rst Tuesday of each month in the Education Room at Hendry Regional Hospital at 12 p.m. Lunch is served. All ministers are welcome! At the November meeting, the Association will discuss the Community Thanksgiving service, which will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 26 at Greater Friendship Baptist Church.Church’s 86th Anniversary CelebrationBELLE GLADE — Rev. William E. Cooper Jr., church of cers and church members will be celebrating the Mt. Zion AME Church’s 86th anniversary on Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. The church is located on 908 SW Ave. “B” Place, Belle Glade, FL. 33430. The public is welcome to attend and commemorate this occasion.Community Thanksgiving ServiceCLEWISTON — The Clewiston Ministerial Association is planning a Community Thanksgiving Service again this year with messages and music from local churches and pastors. The host church for the Nov. 26 service is Greater Friendship Baptist Church, located at 901 Della Tobias Street in Clewiston. The service begins at 7 p.m. and the entire community is invited. Let everyone come together and be “Thanks Giving” for the blessings God has given the community!Community Thanksgiving DinnerCLEWISTON — First United Methodist Church of Clewiston is hosting its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 28, beginning at 12 p.m. Come and enjoy a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings. Of course, what is Thanksgiving without leftovers to take home? Bring family, friends, and invite the neighbors! Everyone is welcome. Don’t eat alone, don’t worry about messing up the house preparing Thanksgiving dinner, come enjoy good food and fellowship! There is no charge, but a basket for a love offering will be available. Volunteers are welcome to come and help serve and deliver meals to service personnel. Call 863-9835269 with questions.Family Movie NightCLEWISTON — First United Methodist Church of Clewiston invites the community to “Family Movie Night” on Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. Admission is free and there will also be free food and prizes. This month’s movie is “The Croods!” Join First United Methodist Church for this fun, family friendly movie. For those interested, First United will be having its rst Parent Ministry meeting while the children watch the movie. For more information, contact Dave Berkley at the church of ce, 863983-5269, or e-mail him at familylifeumc@gmail. com. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 RELIGION NEWS AND INFORMATION PHOTO/ WADDY THOMPSON A peaceful scene at John Stretch Park this week was captured by local photographer Waddy Thompson.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 Mini Health Fair: November 2013 The health fair is free and open to the public. Free blood pressure, weight, pulse and oxygen checks will be conducted. Contact the outreach program at 863-233-1305, for more information. Mini Health Fair: Clewiston Senior Center, Nov. 21 at 11:30 a.m., next to The John Boy Auditorium, Clewiston. Ace HH License #299991018. Open to the public.Clewiston’s Quarter AuctionA community quarter auction will be held on Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. to bene t the Clewiston Boy Scout Troop 619. Vendors will be auctioning items for quarters. There will be a 50/50 raf e, food and drinks. Donations are accepted and bidding paddles are for sale. The event will be located at the Clewiston Elk Lodge, located at 250 N. Francisco St. Don't forget to bring quarters!MHHS Project GraduationFor sale: sliced pork dinners, including green beans, macaroni and cheese and a roll. Desserts will be available to purchase separately. Pick up dinners on Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nana's Country Store. Tickets can be purchased from any senior parent or by calling Melanie Pagan at 863-6773193. The next 2014 MHHS Project Graduation Meeting will be held on Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in Tori Kelsoe's classroom.Wegscheid Memorial Golf TournamentThe nonpro t organization His Vision Our Hands will be hosting the second annual Stan Wegscheid Memorial Golf Tournament on Dec. 7 at the Clewiston Golf Club. The cost is $75 per player, which includes lunch. Please contact Scott Wegscheid at 863-673-4630 or Susan Wegscheid at 863-673-4632 to sign up.Raf ing Four Club Level TicketsHis Vision Our Hands will be raf ing four Club Level Tickets near the 50-yard line for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Buffalo Bills game on Dec. 8. Raf e tickets are $5 each. Call 863-673-4630 for tickets or nd His Vision Our Hands on Facebook by searching hisvisionourhands. For more information about His Vision Our Hands, please visit their website at www.hisvisionourhands.org.Clewiston Garden ClubThe Clewiston Garden Club will be holding their monthly meeting on Nov. 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Clewiston Museum. Our guest speaker will be Margaret Crabtree. Ms. Crabtree is a member of the Periwinkle Garden Club in Fort Myers. Visitors are welcome to attend.Baseball and Softball RegistrationsRegistration for Clewiston Recreation baseball and softball began on Oct. 14 and continues until Jan. 10. Late registrations will begin Jan. 11 and end Jan. 24 (a late fee will be added). There is an option to register now and pay later, as Clewiston Recreation is now offering a payment plan. All registrations must be completed on or before Jan. 24. No registrations will be accepted after Jan. 24, 2014. Register online at www.clewistonrecreation.com or stop by the Youth Center. For any questions, please contact the Youth Center at 863-983-1492. Eastside Elementary School Honor RollKindergarten A Honor Roll: Gloriana Atkins, Raul Beraza, Myrica BienAime, Jan Carlos Braulio-Mendez, Amanda Castro, Alexander Christian, Ricardo Cruz-Tello, Fahima Emran, Lazaro Garcia, Diana Garcia-Ruiz, Jermaine Holmes, Clarence Hunter, Ihan Jasso, Dennis Jimenez, Jeremy Key, Terrini Lampkin, Kaitlyn Leitner, Paul Lopez, Kimora Marshall, Jamari Moore, Leonard Moorer, Rontavious Nero, Denise Payne, Rafael Ramirez, Litzy Ramirez, Magali Ranhauser-Casas, Chasidy Ricketts, Carmen Rosado, Naomi Salinas, Clayton Sparks, Dylan Stanley, Nadaley Valdez, Kendra Valtierra. Kindergarten A/B Honor Roll: Elizabeth Baker, Daniel Chavarria-Compton, Anastasia Claro, Michael Foligno, Ryleigh Frotten, Marcus Garcia, Paulina Garcia, Jordan Graham, Anthony Herrera, Saifan Hoque, Jae'lin Johnson, Jaden Jose, Andres Marrero, JaCarrion McCray, Tyreek McCray, Jiromi Morales, Estephany Ramos, Alexander Rosas, Giselle Ruiz-Granados, Joseph Shaw, Xavier Sierra-Brown, Amelia Staples, Emanuel Terry, Ra'Kiyah Williams, Re'Yhana Holmes, Abigail Martin, Enrique Medina, KaJohn Mills, Kimora Pintado, Denilha Sherman, James Valdez, Keshawn Williams, David Yanes. First Grade A Honor Roll: Matthew Almon, Zachary Alston, Terelle Alvin, Miguel Centeno, Neo Del Llano, Giovanni Garcia, Melanie Gonzalez, Imani Greaves, Liliana Hayes, Zachary McNeil, Jarrell Mills, Justice Morris, Jordis Moya-Amaya, Julian Porth, Isaac Rios, Aima Sanchez, Breeanna Sullivan, Adalisia Velasquez-Puentes. First Grade A/B Honor Roll: Katheryna Alvarez, Michael Anderson, Chance Blackmon, Cambria Bredwood, Javier Ducoing, Anthony Ford, Jenesis Hernandez, Harmony Jimenez, Rodrick Jones, Joel Leon, Debora Lerma, Jason Lovell, Louie Madrigal, Alyssa Mata, Tyana McIntyre, Daniel Milian, Osmel Ortez, Eduardo Ortiz, Christopher Paniagua, AnaBella Perez, Dulce Perez, Leslie Perez, Valentino Pupo, Xavier Quintanilla, Isayah Rodriguez, Mia Rosales, Jayleen Staples, Byron Taylor, Shakur Williams, Anaelise Cornejo. Second Grade A Honor Roll: Cari Anthony, Jasmin Centeno, Jadin Herrera, Leslie Jones, Wyatt Kurtz, La'Naiya Myers. Second Grade A/B Honor Roll: Devonte Atkins, Joe Chevalier, Jean Diaz, Jessica Diaz, Marvin Euceda, Ahtziri Cardenas, Kayla Hurtado, Jessica Esparza, Ricardo Lara, Luke Llossas, Dakota Long, Gabriel Lumpkin, Jatavius Macklongs, Calvin Miller, Frank Moody, Javen Morris, Salome Ortiz, Marco Perez, Wendy Sanchez, Taijah Thicklin. Third Grade A Honor Roll: Chyna Brown, R'Daisha Brown, Jayln Porth, Nasir Calloway, Ramiro Cardenas, Angel Chavez, Romeo Rodriguez, Azucena Sanchez, Lindsay Sanchez, Yaneli Vega. Third Grade A/B Honor Roll: Jessica DelaCruz, Kevin Freeman, Nahdia I ll, Dy'Veesha Myers, Alexander Nguyen, Daniel Olmos, Adrian Paige, Isaac Perez-Ramirez, Michael Vary, Jose Vega, Ana Valtierra-Cabrera, Melina Vasquez, Ingrid Zetino. Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Christopher Alston, James Edwards, Andre Guajardo, Zanaya Tulloch. Fourth Grade A/B Honor Roll: Adeline Alvarez, Silvestre Angulo, Donovan Baker, Nicole Cortez, JaBrian Davis, Bryan Garcia-Ramos, Chris-Sharie Hardy, Aliya McCoy, Carlos Marrero, Leonaria Moorer, Angelissa Perez, Ivan Reyes, Claudia Sanchez, Anthony Saravia, Mario Tamayo, Jonathan Villegas-Calderon, Brizeida Santizo, Ethan Weiss. Fifth Grade A Honor Roll: Fatima Emran, Kristina Garcia, Evelyn Jones, Marshall Kurtz, Fernando Lorenzo, Yesenia Mejia, Roldan Milian, Monserrat Paniagua, Jessica Perez, Hisham Ramadan. Fifth Grade A/B Honor Roll: Lauren Berry, Kimberly Cardenas, Josue Gonzalez, Analucia Guardia, Joseph Guasp, Michelle Hernandez, Anabeli Lopez, Alexander MoralesRivera, William Murphy, Ana Perez, Gabriela Perez, Jr. Ramos, Victoria Perez, Denzel Rubia, Angely Sanchez, Angel Vazquez, Christian Gonzalez, William Clemmons, Elijah Bryant, David Morales. COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION SCHOOL BRIEFS BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsDuring the month of November, the nation is recognizing Diabetes Awareness Month. As the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, approximately 18.8 million Americans of all ages, or 8.3 percent of the population, have been diagnosed with diabetes as of 2010; another seven million Americans have been undiagnosed and an estimated 79 million American adults aged 20 years or older have prediabetes, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In Hendry County, the numbers are higher. Approximately 12 percent of Hendry County residents have been diagnosed with diabetes as of 2010, 3.7 percent higher than the national average and 1.6 percent higher than the state of Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health (FDH). Broken down even further, the numbers show that non-hispanic black residents of Hendry County are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than non-hispanic white residents. Approximately 21.9 percent of nonhispanic black residents in Hendry County have been diagnosed with diabetes as of 2010, whereas 10.1 percent of non-hispanic white residents have been diagnosed, according to data from FDH. Compared to the state of Florida, there are about 8.8 percent more non-hispanic black residents that have been diagnosed with diabetes in Hendry County than in other counties. According to Mary Ruth Prouty, program manager with Florida Community Health Centers, the considerable difference between non-hispanic white and non-hispanic black residents in Hendry County is not inconsistent with national statistics. Prouty said for every six white Americans who have diabetes there are 10 black Americans who have diabetes. Non-hispanic black Americans are also more likely to go blind, have amputations and suffer kidney failure as a result of their diabetes. Prouty said these complications arise from not being diagnosed early enough and from not maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Many Americans' attitudes towards diabetes may be impacting their health, said Prouty, as they may assume that because their parents had diabetes, they will eventually be diagnosed and there is nothing they can do to prevent it. Prouty explained that diabetes prevention has come along way in the past 30 years. "Diabetes was considered to be a disease that was going to happen to people quite often and there wasn't a lot you could do about it -but there is. It's about losing the [extra] weight and being more physically active," said Prouty, explaining that losing just ve to 10 percent of one's body weight is enough to prevent or control diabetes. Educating those who have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes is crucial, says Prouty. In Hendry County, diabetes education classes are offered monthly, free of charge. "Many people have not taken diabetes education classes and the fact that we offer them for free -it's sad that no one is utilizing them," said Prouty. According to Prouty, 57 percent of people who have diabetes in Hendry County have never taken a diabetes education class. Prouty explained that education classes are signi cant because diabetes is a "do it yourself disease" -the more you know, the more able you will be to manage your own health. The only catch, Prouty explained, is people must be willing to make lifestyle changes. "Lots of people are able to live long, healthy and productive lives with diabetes, but they have to be taught and live the lifestyle," said Prouty. Hendry Regional Medical Center offers free diabetes education classes each month on Wednesdays and Thursdays starting at 6 p.m. Twice the RiskNon-hispanic black Americans twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 $500 visa gi card with purchase of any vehicle during this 5 BIG DAYS is sale supersedes all other advertised/internet sales. Employe es of Alan Jay Automotive Network, Everglades Federal Credit Un ion, their a liates and family members are not eligible. One prize per household. Customer may accept discount in lieu of purchase bonus. Valid only on event dates. Not valid on future or prior sales.Wed. Nov. 20 thru Sun. Nov. 24 Hours: Wed-Sat 9-7 ~ Sun 10-5 SPECIAL FINANCING AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT!Everyones approved regardless of credit score & history! 1099 W. Ventura Ave. ClewistonBehind Sonnys BBQ CLEARANCE PRICING On EVERY Vehicle In Stock … is Week Only!!Ž 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 561-996-0233Open from 8-4:30 Mon-Fri € 8-12 Sat € Closed Sun Formerly Regional Metals NEW LOCATION NOW OPEN!2308 Cypress Lane Belle Glade, FLRecycling Services:• Aluminum • Appliances • Automobiles • Batteries • Brass • Copper • Cardboard • Steel • Tires • Demolition Services Locations; Main Yard 3350 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33916Paper Products 2998 South St. Ft. Myers, FL 921 S.E. 13th Pl., Cape Coral, FL 4246 Exchange Ave., Naples, FL 220 South Industrial Loop, LaBelle, Fl www.gsimrecycling.com 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 The Clewiston Police and Fire Departments would like to inform citizens and business owners about the ordinance changes governing false alarms. In years past, residents and businesses that utilize alarm systems were allowed to have 10 false alarms per year without being charged. The current ordinance, which recently took effect, states that alarm users are only allowed three false alarms per year. Any alarm users that have four or more false alarms will incur a $50 ne per alarm for up to 10 alarms. Any alarm users that have 11 or more false alarms will result in a $100 ne per alarm. What constitutes a false alarm? Many reasons can contribute to a false alarm. Here are a few examples: weather related, motion sensor triggered by a pet, not properly closing the doors or windows, improper passcode, etc. The city of Clewiston will bill for each false alarm beyond the third occurrence, except in situations where an actual event has taken place, such as, but not limited to, intruders, broken window, re or when medical attention is rendered. If weather conditions are the direct result in the alarm being triggered, the city of Clewiston will excuse the event. The responding emergency service agency will make that determination at the time of the alarm call. Each alarm call generates a record that gets documented through the police department and is kept in a database for future review. Of cers that responded to the alarm location will investigate the reason the alarm was activated. If there is no inclement weather, signs of an intruder, broken window, smoke, person in need of medical attention or any other evidence that would warrant an alarm activation, the of cer will hang a door hanger to let the resident know Clewiston Police responded for a false alarm. Residents have the right to appeal any false alarm to the Clewiston Police Department within 30 days of the alarm activation. Upon the third false alarm at one location, a letter will be mailed indicating that any future false alarm at the location will result in a ne. At the end of the scal year (September 30), a bill will be generated and mailed out to the locations that have four or more false alarms. For further information or questions regarding the alarms, please contact Lieutenant Chad Pelham of the Clewiston Police Department at 863-983-1474. Ordinance Changes Governing False Alarms "Any alarm users that have 11 or more false alarms will result in a $100 ne per alarm."— Clewiston Police and Fire Departments SUBMITTED PHOTOSWestside Elementary SchoolStudents in Ms. Kowalski and Mrs. Spring eld’s second grade classes enjoyed a morning outside reading their favorite books. Along with reading their books, students relaxed on their blankets while eating snacks. This was the rst Book-nic of the year.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 Congratulations to the local Elks Soccer Shoot winners. The contest took place on Nov. 12 at Sugarland Park. So a Miranda was the girls U-8 winner. The Westside Elementary School (WES) student scored 35 points on her 15 kicks, including two of three on the 17-inch goal. Jaylen Velasquez, also from WES, placed second by scoring 30 points. Salome Ortiz, from Eastside Elementary School (EES) placed third, scoring 16 points. Santos Perez won the U-8 boys title. The WES student scored 38 points out of a possible 45. Hector DelaCruz, an EES student, placed second with 36 points. Eduardo Ortiz, from WES, scored 36 points and was unavailable for the tie breaker. He received the third place medal. Alexis DelaCruz, from EES, won the U-10 boys division, scoring 32 points. Samuel McDuf e, from the Clewiston Christian School (CCS), scored 20 points on his 15 kicks, placing second. Nicholas McDuf e, also from CCS, placed third with 14 points. Paige Roth, from CCS, was the girls U-10 champion, scoring 16 points. Nicole Roth, from CCS, was the girls U-12 champion. She scored 35 points on 15 kicks, including two ve-point goals. Taylor Bain, a student from Clewiston Middle School, scored 21 points, edging Jaylin Aragus, from WES, who had 20 points. They placed second and third, respectively. Jonathan Villegas was the boys U-12 champion, winning in a tiebreaker over Juan Galvan. Both boys scored 35 points after 15 kicks. Jonathan scored 10 points to Juan's seven in the tiebreaker. Bruce Jones, from CCS, earned 31 points to capture the third place medal. The Regional Soccer Shoot will be held on Dec. 8 in Lehigh Acres. Elks Soccer Shoot Winners SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured above is Alex from the U-10 boy’s team, and Santos and Hector from the U-8 boy’s team. SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured above are So a and Jaylin from the U-8 girl’s team. SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured above are Juan and Jonathan from the U-12 boy’s team. SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured above are Jaylin, Taylor and Nicole from the U-12 girl’s team. SUBMITTED PHOTOHomecoming King and QueenPictured above are Lindsey Martin and Tyler Sweet, the senior Homecoming King and Queen from King’s Academy in Clewiston.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Ridge Insurance 863-382-3119 There is only one place in town to get a health care plan from Florida Blue. Were here for you.Policies have exclusions and limitations. For costs and complete details of coverage, contact your local agency. Florida Blue is the trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc., an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. 79240-1013 Agt/78878-1013 Agt Get informed about the new health insurance marketplace in just five easy steps! Understand how reform works Find out if youre eligible for a tax credit Access your health care needs Choose a plan from a variety of options Get enrolled 1 2 3 4 5Call us for a FREE quote and to enroll in an affordable health care plan from Florida Blue. Floridas Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan. Weve here to help you find a health insurance policy that meets your needs and budget. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program’s (EMAP) for its excellence in emergency management. The CDC is the rst federal agency to attain full accreditation of its emergency management program. “CDC’s emergency management program has seen the nation through u emergencies, multi-state foodborne outbreaks, hurricanes and more,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. “CDC is the rst federal agency to attain full accreditation of its emergency management program.” Accreditation means a program has completed the six-step EMAP process, including a self-assessment, an on-site appraisal and a committee review. The on-site assessment and follow-up report includes a summary of compliance against 64 EMAP standards set out in the Emergency Management Standard. Included in the EMAP standards are program management; administration and nance; laws and authorities; operational planning; exercises, evaluations and corrective action; and crisis communication, public education and information. “Accreditation is a serious accomplishment for CDC and the emergency management community we support,” said Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Of ce of Public Health Preparedness and Response. “Preparing for and responding to emergencies of any kind – natural disasters, bioterrorism events, chemical terrorism or pandemics – is a core function of public health. Everyone at CDC has a hand, at one point in time, in emergency management and execution.” Since 1997, EMAP’s independent assessors and program review committee evaluates local, state and national emergency management programs to ensure they meet nationally set standards for emergency management, and promote consistent quality of emergency management programs. The cost of accreditation is $50,000 and is valid for ve years. In the United States, 31 states, the District of Columbia, and 14 cities and counties are accredited. CDC Accredited for Emergency Management SUBMITTED PHOTOThe CDC’s emergency management program has seen the nation through u emergencies, multi-state foodborne outbreaks, hurricanes and more.

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HUGE AUCTION: Farm, Ranch, Construction Equipment, Misc. ToolsSATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 9AM Now Accepting Consignments Frank E Land, Auctioneerwww.landauctionservice.comLee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Rd. Enter at Gate 2 Old Bayshore Rd N. Ft. Myers, FL 333917 (239) 936-4121AB2084/AU2814 $100 EACH for Glades County Florida LICENSE PLATES BEFORE 1959 BEGINNING WITH 60. RUSTY BENT TAGS OK. Jeff Francis 727-424-1576 email gobucs13@aol.com www. orida licenseplates.com ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATORThe Graham Farms is seeking an accounting and payroll administrator to work at our Moore Haven, Florida location. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Accounts payable 2. Process and maintain bi-weekly payroll 3. Prepare journal entries and maintain general ledger 4. Ensure compliance with payroll law. 5. Assist with monthly cash ow statements. 6. Assist with the month and year-end nancial statements. 7. Assist with audits. 8. Maintain a high level of con dentialityEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:Three to Five years of Accounting/Finance experience. Must be PC literate with pro cient knowledge of MS Of ce Suites. Some on the job training provided.BILINGUAL A PLUSMonday-Friday; 8am-5pmSubmit Resume To: The Graham Farms P. O. Box 1108, Moore Haven, FL 33471 Drivers: $5,000 SignOn Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-517-2488 MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT Part Time Palm Terrace of Clewiston is seeking a part time Maintenance Assistant to for our Skilled Nursing Facility. Candidate should have general skills in preventative maintenance duties and basic plant operations knowledge to perform repair work. Requirements: • General repair and preventative maintenance skills required • HVAC certi ed, electrical, plumbing, experience preferred • Passion for being a team player • Preferred knowledge of long-term care regulations, both state and federal • Excellent communication and time management skills • Experience in a longterm care setting preferredPlease send resumes to:DEickelmann@ cypresshealthgroup .com EOE Central Florida Equipment 9030 NW 97th Terrace, Medley, FL 33178 Heavy Equipment Mechanic Needed 10+ Years’ Experience Computer Diagnostics Experience Preferable. DFWP-MDCEEO Project Located in South Bay Fax Resume to: Harry Tucker 305-888-9729 Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against the INI USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to INI USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Auctions Special Notice Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013

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RAILROAD MECHANIC WELDER US Sugar is seeking mechanics with experience on engines, transmissions, drive train, brakes, chassis and Hydraulic systems. Candidates with previous Railroad or Heavy Diesel experience are ideal. This position also requires Welding experience. Please apply if you can perform the following tasks. Ability to perform work on engines, transmissions, drive train, brakes, chassis, hydraulic systems. Be able to inspect, troubleshoot, complete diagnostics, and repair these types of systems as they pertain to Railroad Track equipment and road equipment •Repair and Weld Frogs •Repair and Weld Switch Points •Repair and Weld Rail (Field Weld) Jdooley@ussugar.com OR Apply online at www.ussugar.com Mechanic wanted Alan Jay Chrysler in Clewiston is looking for an experienced technician. Health insurance, 401k, paid vacations, uniforms, ongoing training available. Must have valid drivers license. Sign on bonus. Alan Jay Automotive Network is a drug free work place. Apply in person to Dave Bohlen@ 202 W. Sugarland Hwy Clewiston, Fl. R & D Maintenance is currently accepting applications for Maintenance Trades Helper position. Assist workers in the skills trades. Electrical knowledge a plus. Knowledge of single & three phase systems. Knowledge of JLG lift operations, also a plus for this position. Must be at least 18 years of age, have clean valid drivers license, and pass drug screen test. EOE. Apply in person 475 Ridgelawn Rd, Clewiston, FL 33440. Water Plant Operator Will operate and monitor water treatment facilities in accordance with the Florida rules, regulations and statutes insure proper plant compliance via various process control tests. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Proper trouble shooting, operation, maintenance and repair of equipment pertaining to Water Treatment Plant • Knowledge of chemicals used in water plant operations -knowledge of lab processes used in Water Treatment Plant• Maintain accurate written documentation pertaining to the job -monitor pumps, lters, chemical feeds and ow meters• Perform chemical analysis to ensure proper water treatment, quality and disinfection -prepare chemicals for injection into raw water supply -read and apply processes and procedures according to operating and maintenance manuals wear respirator. All applicants must hold a WTP license as issued by the State of Florida and a Valid Drivers License. Jdooley@ussugar .com Apply online at www.ussugar.com 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. B & I Contractors, Inc. is looking for experienced Electrical Journeyman and Electrical Helpers to work in Moore Haven. Commercial and institutional electrical experience preferred. We are an employee owned company with an excellent bene ts package. 401(K), Employee Stock Option, Medical, Dental, Vision, Long term & short term disability, Life. DFWP / EOE Apply at www.BandIContractors.com (239)332-4646 WANT TO BUY: Shawnee Farms Bozeen, from 1930’s or 1940’s. Call Karl Larsen, 561-261-0241. WANT TO BUY: Shawnee Farms Bozeen, from 1930’s or 1940’s. Call Karl Larsen, 561-261-0241. 1-2 BEDROOM(S) UPSCALE RIVERFRONT APARTMENT, VERY PRIVATE, FURNISHED, WATER INCLUDED, NO PETS, NON-SMOKER, ADULTS ONLY, TERMS NEGOTIABLE, 1 YEAR LEASE. (239)337-5859 BELLE GLADE 661 SE 4th St., 2BR, 1BA, with lg, bonus rm. that can be used as 3rd br., Central Air, W/D hookup. 305-487-2850. CLEWISTON: 100 sq. ft. commercial empty lot. Corner of Corona and Sagamore. Please call (954)247-1837 or (954)534-5647. Lrg. 3BR/2 BA Block house. 2,000 sq. ft., Tile oors on double lot. $825 month. 3BR/2 BA, on 1/3 acre, carport, deck on front & back, ceramic tile oors, $750/month. Call (863) 509-0096 HOLIDAY TRAILER SALES• Used 12’ wides Starting @ $10,000 • New Breckenridge Park Models Starting @ $28,000 • New 12’ & 14’ Wide Jacobsen Park Models Starting @ $30,000 Need trades now! 19710 South US 41 Fort Meyers, FL 33908(239)590-0066 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-001034 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff PABLO FUENTES A/K/A PABLO A FUENTES et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated September 12, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2009-CA-001034 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC is the Plaintiff and PABLO FUENTES A/K/A PABLO A FUENTES; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PABLO FUENTES A/K/A PABLO A FUENTES N/K/A NORA LOZANO; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; TENANT #1 N/K/A ANNA MOKENO are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of December, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 19 AND 20, BLOCK 13 OF BELMONT SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 9 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 305 5TH AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935 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. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 13, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09095001 CI-TASPDIRECT-CONV-Team 6 F09095001 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator Dawn Oliver, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, email doliver@ca.cjis20.org phone (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 711.452733 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 26-2010-CA 000615 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. DIONISIO OIL, ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, will on the 11th day of DECEMBER, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., www.hendry.realforeclose.com, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Hendry County, Florida: LOT 9, BLOCK C, OF SUGARLAND ESTATES ADDITION NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, according to the plat thereof recorded in PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 124 AND 125, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and of cial seal of said Court this 19th day of September, 2013.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of 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.CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 453179 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013CP98 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROY KINGSLEY MOORE, JR., Deceased NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION (Intestate) The administration of the estate of Roy Kingsley Moore, Jr., deceased is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle FL 33975. The estate is intestate as no Last Will and Testament was found. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. Any interested person on whom a copy of the notice of administration is served must object to the quali cations of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of the court, by ling a petition or other pleading requesting relief in accordance with the Florida Probate Rules, WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THE NOTICE ON THE OBJECTING PERSON, OR THOSE OBJECTIONS ARE FOREVER BARRED. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to le a petition for determination of exempt property WITHIN THE TIIME PROVIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO EXEMPT PROPERTY IS DEEMED WAIVED. Any person entitled to elective share is required to le and election to take elective share WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW OR THE RIGHT TO CLAIM AN ELECTIVE SHARE IS DEEMED WAIVED. Date of rst publication: November 14, 2013. Personal Representative Roy Kingsley Moore, III 202 Savannah Drive Roanoke, VA 24012 Attorney for Personal Representative Amber J. Vojak Attorney for Roy Kingsley Moore, III Florida Bar No. 0769460 2164 C J Lane LaBelle, Florida 33935 Telephone: (863) 674-0557 davam 2@embarqmail.com 456228 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. CP-13-36 IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE VAHRAMS ALBERT, SR. a/k/a GEORGE V. ALBERT, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of George Vahram Albert, Sr., deceased, whose date of death was June 28, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Glades County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Avenue J SW, 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 ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must 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 SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is November 14, 2013. 456321 GCD 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-CA-142 U.S. BANK, N.A. as trustee on behal f of MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/SUBORDINATE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE TRUST 2000-4, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, as Servicing Agent 345 St. Peter Street, 1100 Landmark Towers, St. Paul, Minnesota 55102, Plaintiff,DEBBIE SANDOVAL CORTEZ A/K/A DEBBIE D. CORTEZ, VICENTE CORTEZ, JR., A/K/A VICENTE CORTEZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT pursuant to Plaintiff’s Amended Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the abovecaptioned action, I will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOT 34, SUNSHINE LAKE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 175, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDR Y COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHE R WITH THAT CERTAIN 1998 28 X 60 MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBERS FLFLV79AB13142HE31. Commonly known as: 1842 JOSHUA BLVD., CLEWISTON, FL 33440 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash online at https://www.hendry.realforeclosure. com, at 9:00 AM (EST), on the 11th day of December, 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.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of 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; i f you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Cler k Timothy D. Padgett, P.A, 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203 Tallahassee, Florida 32312 attorney@padgettlaw.net Ph: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 456654 CN 11/14,21/2013 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 1:00pm in Suite 2 at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is invited to attend.456864 CN/CB 11/21/2013 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE(Posted November 21, 2013)Notice is hereby given that the SCHOOL BOARD of SELLEW BELLE GLADE EXCEL CHARTER SCHOOL will hold a meeting Monday, November 25, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the PEPPI HEAD START CENTER, 301 Southwest 8th St., Belle Glade, FL 33430. 456917 BGS 11/21/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 12/06/2013, 10:00 am at 74 S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL 33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1999 OLDSMOBILE 1GHDX03E9XD110059 2003 HONDA 1HGCM56683A138699 457006 CN 11/21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 402 2010 1314229-01000003930 Francisco M Bustamante & Marbella Rayo The West 30.5 feet of Lot 392 and All of Lot 393, NORTH LABELLE HEIGHTS, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 16, Public Records of Glades County, Florida, lying and being in 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. 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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-000554 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff BEBI SAHEED, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 07, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2010-CA-000554 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and BEBI SAHEED; RASHEED M. SAHEED; SHEIK M. SAHEED, are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of December, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 240 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE EASTERLY ALONG A LINE 240 FEET NORTH OF AND PARALLEL TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 129 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG A LINE 129 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL TO SAID WEST BOUNDARY LINE OF SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 240 FEET TO A POINT ON SAID NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 32; THENCE WESTERLY OF SECTION 32, A DISTANCE OF 129 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING; EXCEPT THE SOUTH 35 FEET OF AFORE DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND WHICH IS FOR ROAD RIGHTOF-WAY. A/K/A 984 NOBLES ROAD, LABELLE, FL 33935 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. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 8, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018**See Americans with Disabilities A ct In accordance with the A mericans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to 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 this proceeding.456678 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011-CA-000867 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, v.THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF JOHN J. KENSTLER, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF JOHN KENSTLER, DECEASED; DOROTHY DILLE; DIANE MARIE JOHNSON; TRACIA LYNN HOLLINGSWORTH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DIANA MARIE JOHNSON; 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; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; PORT LABELLE UNIT FOUR PROPERTY HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 07, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: LOT 21 BLOCK 2150, PORT LABELLE UNIT 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 86, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 4031 ALBANY ROAD, LABELLE, FL 33935-5518 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, 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 located at 25 East Hickpochee Ave., 2nd Floor, LaBelle, FL 33935, on December 11, 2013, beginning at 11:00 AM. 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 8th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk If 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. 456657 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000565 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, Plaintiff BETTY R. SANCHEZ, A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 07, 2013 and entered in Case No. 26-2012-CA-000565 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3 is the Plaintiff and BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BETTY R. SANCHEZ A/K/A BETTY SANCHEZ; DOBERTI SANCHEZ; DOBERTI SANCHEZ; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALLY DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HERIS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; WS BADCOCK CORPORATION; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00AM, on the 11th day of December, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 24, OF MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 37, 38 AND 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 212 AVENIDA DEL CLUB, CLEWISTON, FL 33440-8367 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. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 8, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018**See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator Dawn Oliver, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida 33935, email doliver@ca.cjis20.org phone (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 711.456669 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262012CA000543 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. ROLANDO C. LLIZO; et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 26, 2013, and entered in Case No. 262012CA000543, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and ROLANDO. C LLIZO; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash BY ELECTRONIC SALE AT: WWW.HENDRY.REALFORECLOSE. COM at 11:00 A.M., on the 27th day of November 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 9, MIDSTATE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE(S) 132, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A PERMANENTLY AFFIXED 1991 SKYLINE MOBILE HOME BEARING THE MANUFACTURER’S SERIAL # 3262-0440 ADBD A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 4th day of October, 2013. BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions 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. 456548 CN 11/14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3578 2010 2094329-A0000180000 Snowball LT LLP A parcel of land situated in the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 9, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of the Southeast one-quarter of said Section 9, as monumented, and run N 89 degrees 35’01” E, along the South line of Section 9, a distance of 641.92 feet; thence N 00 degrees 44’ 55” W, along the East line of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of Section 9, as monumented, a distance of 50.01 feet to the Point-of-Beginning of the herein described parcel of land; thence continue N 00 degrees 44’ 55” W, a distance of 494.27 feet; thence S 89 degrees 20’ 58” W, parallel to the North line of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 9, as monumented, a distance of 176.39 feet; thence S 00 degrees 44’ 55” E, a distance of 493.55 feet to the Northerly right-of-way of Cowboy Way; thence N 89 degrees 35’ 01” E, along said Northerly right-of-way line, a distance of 176.39 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455551 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 REQUEST FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH THE REPAVING OF APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE OF CR 835, FROM 7.66 MILES SOUTH OF US 27 TO 6.65 MILES SOUTH OF US 27, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA BID No. 2014-04 OPENING DATE AND TIME: DECEMBER 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida for construction services in connection with the repaving of approximately 1 mile of CR 835, from 7.66 miles south of US 27 to 6.65 miles south of US 27, Hendry County, Florida. In order to be considered, bids must be received by the Board of County Commissioners c/o the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Attn: Barbara Butler, at the C.E. Hall Building, Room A-226, Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, by December 17, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, Florida 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99A E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 456667 CN/CB 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1639 2010 1144432-A0002720100 Ruth Barros c/o Luis E Forton The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southeast 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 West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2931, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455543 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2350 2010 1264432-A0002780000 Enrique Rocha The West one-half (1/2) of the East one-half (1/2) of the South one-half (1/2) of the Southwest one-quarter (1/4) of the Southeast one-quarter (1/4) of the Southeast one-quarter (1/4) of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an ingress, egress, and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot No. 457, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) TOGETHER WITH a 1979 BERKELEY single-wide mobile home having identi cation No. TX30006, Title No. 68743100, and RP No. 12221228. (Lien Holder: Montura Land & Cattle, Inc.) 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455550 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1778 2010 1224432-01000100150 Pacita P Cacpal Lot 15, Block 10, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof r ecorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455549 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3469 2010 2024329-28000000570 Mary Culliver Est c/o Brenda K Kendrick Lot 102 in Section 1 of Ford Park, ac cording to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, at Page 48, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455556 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3643 2010 3014334-01003840040 Eastpoint Suppliers Inc Lot 4, in Block 384, of the General Plan of Clewiston, Florida, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, at Pages 71 through 78, inclusive, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456375 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1743 2010 1154432-A0002540000 G A M E Investments Inc The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 2654, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455527 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO A WRIT OF EXECTUION heretofore issued out of the County Court, Hendry County, Florida, Case number: 12-353CC on September 4th, 2013 in the matter of Joseph M. Hendry, as petitioner and Zenoria McKinney, as respondent, I Steve Whidden, as Sheriff of Hendry County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the respondent, to-wit: Lot 28, Block “K”, HARLEM ADDITION TO CLEWISTON, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 79, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida, including the 1986 Fleet wood 14X52 Mobile Home, Vin No,: LFLSP1AG257011902, and Title No.: 43345287. Also known as 1011 Della Tobias Avenue, Clewiston Florida 33440. and on December 5th, 2013, at 11:00am, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, I will, at the Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce, located at 101 S. Bridge Street LaBelle, Florida offer the above described property for sale at public outcry and sell the same, subject to ALL prior liens, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND, plus Florida State Sales Tax, if applicable, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and satisfaction of the above described execution. In accordance with American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall contact the individual or agency sending notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on notice. Telephone (904) 257-6097; 1-9=800-955-87671 (+TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. Steve Whidden as Sheriff Hendry County, Florida By: Lt. Andy Lewis 455581 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1736 2010 1154432-A0002430000 Carlos Madrid & Lahgi L Chi The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest 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. Also known as Tract 2605, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455548 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds.

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Ameribank % Kingery/Crouse, Magnolia TC2 SA LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3065 2010 1214334-01000050110 Daisy Bell Williams c/o Lois Gray Prof Bus Svc Lot 11, Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 4 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County, Florida, according to the plat ther eof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 32 of the Current 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456373 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3608 2010 3014334-01001910040 Helen C Dickey Est + Lee Anna Claridge TR Lots Seven (7) and Eight (8), Block 191, of the General Plan of Clewiston, Florida, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, at Pages 71 through 78, inclusive, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455552 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000277 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, F/K/A/ COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff vs, JASON H. SCHMIDT, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated September 12, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 2010CA-000277, in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, is the Plaintiff, and JASON H. SCHMIDT, et al., are the Defendants, Hendry County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: LOT 72, TANGLEWOOD OAKS, UNIT ONE ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 176, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2001 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN #FLA14616206A AND FLA14616206B at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 AM, on the 18th day of December, 2013. 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: November 8, 2013. Hendry County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /S/ J. Bevis 456595 CN 11/21,28/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2879 2010 1314433-A0001160000 Pacita P Cacpal The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5899, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456365 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2123 2010 1254432-A0000490100 McKay Properties Inc The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. SUBJECT to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. ALSO known as Lot NO. 5113, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456366 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3536 2010 2024329-670000C0060 Margarita D Lashley Lot 11 and the East one-half of Lot 12, Block C, SUNSET PARK SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recor ded 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456368 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2372 2010 1274432-A0000580100 Urbano Ordaz The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 828, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456364 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 87 2010 1214328-03000000050 Hernandez Property Investments Lot 5, OLD FORT DENAUD SUBDIVISION, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 153 through 156, inclusive, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456377 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Ameribank % Kingery/Crouse, Magnolia TC2 SA LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3072 2010 1214334-01000070040 Ismay & Michael Kerr Lot 4, Block 7, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 4, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456374 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Richard III, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 719 2007 1044430-01000020010 Regina Keating Tract 1, LESS the West 721.4 feet in Block 2 (a/k/a Lot 30), GERBER GROVES SECTION ONE, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 14, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455540 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1553 2010 1144432-A0000630000 Isabel Candida Guerrero The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3561, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455541 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE BY HENDRY COUNTY OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION OF A NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENT WITHIN PORT LABELLE UTILITY DISTRICT MSBU Hendry County, Florida (the “County”) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform ad valorem method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments which it is considering levying within the Port LaBelle Utility District Municipal Services Bene t Unit on vacant tracts of land for maintenance of water lines within that area commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2014, and continuing each year until discontinued by the County. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform ad valorem method of collecting such assessments authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2013, at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on le at the County Attorney’s Of ce, 110 Broward Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. Karson Turner, Chairman BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA 456572 CN/CB 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 554 2010 1064329-02000000290 Richard W Bell & Michelle R Kasare-Bell Lot 29, CALOOSA ESTATES, UNIT 3, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 46, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. LESS: Begin at the Northwest corner of Lot 29 for the Point-of-Beginning and thence run S 65 degrees 38’ 53” E, along the Northerly line of Lot 29 a distance of 109.67 feet; thence N 76 degrees 40’ 32” W a distance of 69.71 feet; thence N 47 degrees 44’ 10” W a distance of 43.35 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 29 and 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456384 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE BY HENDRY COUNTY OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION OF A NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENT FOR MURRAY ROAD MSBU Hendry County, Florida (the “County”) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform ad valorem method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments which it is considering levying within the Murray Road Municipal Services Bene t Unit, within the unincorporated area of the County, on properties for road maintenance and drainage purposes within that area commencing with the Fiscal Year beginning on October 1, 2014, and continuing each year until discontinued by the County. The County will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform ad valorem method of collecting such assessments authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2013, in the Commission Chambers, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on le at the County Attorney’s Of ce, 110 Broward Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. Karson Turner, Chairman BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA 456619 CN/CB 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3021 2010 1144334-040000F0120 Johnnie M Durance + Esmeralda Ortiz Lot 12, Block F, of SHERWOOD SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 127 and 128, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1985 CHADWICK double-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation Nos.: GAFL2AF240510024 and GAFL2BF240510024; Title Nos.: 42440970 and 42459697; and RP Nos.: R187391 and R187392, which is permanently af xed to real property. 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455554 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1397 2010 1324332-A0000500000 Ricardo & Beatrice Rivas The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter, Section 32, Township 43 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, less road dedication of 25.00 feet on the West side of tract. TOGETHER WITH a 2000 BAY MANOR double-wide Mobile Home having Identi cation Nos. FMHMLCB80623370A and FLHMLCB80623370B, Title No. 85419583 and 85419548, and RP Decal No. 12102985 and 12102986. 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455542 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 331 2010 1304428-A0001770000 Oscar Alberto Ruiz Olmeda The East one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 30, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456382 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 PUBLIC NOTICE The Joint Glades/Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged will have a meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at the Glades County Public Library at 201 Riverside Drive in Moore Haven. All meetings of the Local Coordinating Board are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Nichole Gwinnett at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 232 or by e-mail at ngwinnett@swfrpc.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD). The SWFRPC’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. 456231 CN 11/21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3479 2010 2024329-28000000852 Katherine E Johnson Est + Celestine C Jackson c/o Celestine C Johnson The South one-half (1/2) of Lot 154, and the West one-half (1/2) of the South one-half (1/2) of Lot 155 of FORD PARK, Section 1, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, at Page 48, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M ., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455557 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 South Florida Water Management District PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 permits@sfwmd.gov NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, that the application(s) for permit described below has been received for project(s) in Glades County. The application(s) and future additional application documents can be obtained by any of the following methods: 1) Accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and clicking on Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page; 2) Submitting a written request to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680; or 3) Submitting an electronic request at permits@sfwmd.gov. Glades County School Board (Moore Haven Junior/Senior High School Rebuild) Post Of ce Box 549, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 130917-10 for a new Environmental Resource Permit for 16.32 acres of institutional lands. The water will be discharged to onsite ditches and the project is located in Section 11, Township 42 South, Range 32 East. 456928 GCD 11/21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Te a Investments the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1885 2010 1224432-01000480110 Ann Hayes Morrison Lot 11, Block 48, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof r ecorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37 thru 39, inclusive, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456363 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 REQUEST FOR BIDS HENDRY COUNTY PURCHASE OF PANTHER HABITAT UNITS BID NUMBER: 2014-03 OPENING DATE AND TIME: December 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the Hendry County Purchase of Panther Habitat Units. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by December 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, by calling (863) 675-5220 or by emailing jmcelhaney@hendry a.net. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 457038 CN/CB 11/21,28/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 330 2010 1304428-A0001760000 Oscar Alberto Ruiz Olmeda The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 30, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456379 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 South Florida Water Management District PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 permits@sfwmd.gov NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, that the application(s) for permit described below has been received for project(s) in Hendry County. The application(s) and future additional application documents can be obtained by any of the following methods: 1) Accessing the District’s website (www.sfwmd.gov) and clicking on Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page; 2) Submitting a written request to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Regulation Division, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680; or 3) Submitting an electronic request at permits@sfwmd.gov. Riverlandings Motor Coach Development LLC (River Landings Observation Gazebo) 1941 Oakes Boulevard, Naples, FL 34119, has submitted Application 130702-18 for modi cation of Environmental Resource Permit 26-01011-P for 0.5 acres of residential lands. The water will be discharged to the Caloosahatchee River and the project is located in Section 1, Township 43 South, Range 28 East. 456926 CN 11/21/2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Industrial Development Authority will hold a meeting on November 26, 2013, at 3:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Administration Of ce, Conference Room #1, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. 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. Please note that matters may be discussed at the meeting which are not on the prepared agenda for the meeting. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. Hendry County Industrial Development Authority 457010 CN/CB 11/21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10U, LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3628 2010 3014334-01003680120 Orlando Martinez East 30 feet of Lot 15 and the West 30 feet of Lot 16, in Block 368, of the General Plan of Clewiston, Florida, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, at Pages 71 through 78, inclusive, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455553 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Ameribank % Kingery/Crouse, Magnolia TC2 SA LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2841 2010 1074433-03000230120 Bertha H Pereiro Est c/o Anna Pereiro Lot 12, Block 23, WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 1 thru 2, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456372 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida StatutesNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Bank as C/F FL Dundee Lien Inv LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 71 2010 1154328-04000000160 Jacqueline D and Thomas W Hair Lot 16, SKY MANOR ESTATES, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 182 and 183, 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013, which is the 19th day of December, 2013. Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456376 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the TC 10L, LLC the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3161 2010 1214334-010000T0150 Louise W Wilson + Ollie Clifford Clark Jr + Margaret Cobb Est + Shirley M Dixon Lot 19, Block T, of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 3 to Clewiston, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 7, in 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday i n the month of December, 2013 which is the 5th day of December, 2013 Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 455555 CN/CB 10/31;11/7,14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12000801CAAXM1 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs, FRANCES Y. HOLLIGAN A/K/A FRANCES Y HINDS, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Judgment dated September 12, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 12000801CAAXMX1, in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff, and FRANCES Y. HOLLIGAN A/K/A FRANCES Y. HINDS, et al., are the Defendants, Hendry County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: LOT 17, BLOCK B, HARLEM ADDITION NO5, PHASE ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 136 AND 137, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,FLORIDA. at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of December, 2013. 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: September 13, 2013. Hendry County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /S/ J. Bevis “In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, telephone (863) 675-5217, TDD 1 800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via Florida Relay Service”. apre aka ki fet avek Americans With Disabilites Act, tout moun ldn ginyin yun bezwen spsiyal pou akomodasiyon pou yo patisipe nan pwogram sa a dwe, nan yun tan rezonab an ninpot araniman kapab fet, yo dwe kontakte Administrative Of ce Of The Court i nan nimro 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBene, FL 33935-1760, telfon nam se (863) 675-5217, oubyen TDD 1 800 955 8771 oubyen 1 800 955 8770 i pasan pa Florida Relay Service. En accordance avec la Lai des “Americans With Disabilities”. Les personnes en besoin dune accomodation speciale pour participer a ces procedures doivent, dans un temps raisonable, avante d’entreprendre aucune autre dernarche, contactor l’of ce administrative de la Court situe au 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, le telephone (863) 675-5217 TDD 1 800 955 8771 ou. 1 800 955 8770 Via Florida Relay Service. “De acuerdo con el Acto 6 Decreto de los Americanos con Impedimentos, Inhabilitadas, personas en necesidad del 8eTvicio especial Para parti.cipar en este procedimiento debran, dentro dc un tieurpo razonablc, antes de cualquier pracedimienta, ponerse en. contacto con la o cina Administrativa de la Corte 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, Telefono (863) 675-5217 TDD 1 500 955 8770 6 1 800 955 8771, Via Florida Relay Service”. 452701 CN 11/14,21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2009-CA-000392 WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC 2005-OP1 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OP1, Plaintiff vs, MICHAEL E. SCOTT AKA MICHAEL EDWARD SCOTT AKA MICHAEL SCOTT, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Judgment dated October 10, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 26-2009-CA-000392, in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC 2005-OP1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OP1 is the Plaintiff, and MICHAEL E. SCOTT AKA MICHAEL EDWARD SCOTT AKA MICHAEL SCOTT, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: LOT 9 AND 10, IN BLOCK 204 OF THE GENERAL PLAT OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Hendry County Courthouse, Highway 80 and Main Street, 2nd oor hallway, LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of December, 2013. 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: October 11, 2013. Hendry County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /S/ J. Bevis “In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Of ce of the Court, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, telephone (863) 675-5217, TDD 1 800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via Florida Relay Service”. apre aka ki fet avek Americans With Disabilites Act, tout moun ldn ginyin yun bezwen spsiyal pou akomodasiyon pou yo patisipe nan pwogram sa a dwe, nan yun tan rezonab an ninpot araniman kapab fet, yo dwe kontakte Administrative Of ce Of The Court i nan nimro 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBene, FL 33935-1760, telfon nam se (863) 675-5217, oubyen TDD 1 800 955 8771 oubyen 1 800 955 8770 i pasan pa Florida Relay Service. En accordance avec la Lai des “Americans With Disabilities”. Les personnes en besoin dune accomodation speciale pour participer a ces procedures doivent, dans un temps raisonable, avante d’entreprendre aucune autre dernarche, contactor l’of ce administrative de la Court situe au 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, le telephone (863) 675-5217 TDD 1 800 955 8771 ou. 1 800 955 8770 Via Florida Relay Service. “De acuerdo con el Acto 6 Decreto de los Americanos con Impedimentos, Inhabilitadas, personas en necesidad del 8eTvicio especial Para parti.cipar en este procedimiento debran, dentro dc un tieurpo razonablc, antes de cualquier pracedimienta, ponerse en. contacto con la o cina Administrativa de la Corte 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LaBelle, FL 33935-1760, Telefono (863) 675-5217, TDD 1 500 955 8770 6 1 800 955 8771, Via Florida Relay Service”. 454833 CN 11/14,21/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 the tax collector regarding special assessments for East County Rec. The agreement would give the county and city until March 2014 to decide whether or not to establish an MSBU for all citizens within the East County Rec area, which includes the city of Clewiston, as well as Harlem, Montura and other unincorporated areas in eastern Hendry County. The MSBU would be used to pay for recreational activities operated and supported by East County Rec and is intended to take some of the nancial burden of recreation off the residents of Clewiston; in other words, East County Rec should mean lower taxes for city residents but higher taxes for county residents. Commissioner James Pittman voiced concerns over the agreement, saying he would like to see how East County Rec operates on the money the program already has -namely, the $140,000 contribution from the county. "We just started one month ago. ... I'd like to see how it's going to run and work for a year, and maybe next year we would have a better idea of the actual cost. ... I just think we're a little premature," said Commissioner Pittman. Mayor Phillip Roland agreed with Commissioner Pittman's point that it is too early to establish an MSBU. However, Mayor Roland explained that this agreement, if adopted, would not "tie [the city's] hands." The agreement would simply pave the way for a future MSBU, should the city and county vote to adopt one. City Attorney Charles Schoech clari ed that the agreement was "a pre-requisite," and if it were not approved at the meeting, the city would have to wait until 2015 to collect any money from residents for East County Rec. Commissioner Julio Rodriguez, a member of the East County Rec Board, said the agreement was "basically just laying the ground work," and he does not see "the harm in adopting it." He did, however, acknowledge that the MSBU would not be an "easy sell at the end of the day." Commissioner Mali Gardner then weighed in on the discussion, saying this is the rst time the school board, the city and the county were discussing recreation together and made a motion to approve the agreement. Commissioner Rick Miller seconded the motion and commissioners voted 4-1 to approve the agreement, with Commissioner Pittman voting against it. Commissioners then voted on two related agenda items, which Attorney Schoech called the second and third "leg of the stool." The second leg was an agreement between the county, city and property appraiser, which commissioners voted 4-1 to approve. Commissioner Pittman had the same qualms against this agenda item as he did the last, and used a simple "ditto" as his argument. Commissioners completed the stool by voting 4-1 to advertise for a public hearing regarding the East County Rec MSBU in January 2014; Commissioner Pittman again voted against the item. The commissioners' decision leads the way towards establishing an MSBU for East County Rec, and further discussion, whether for or against the MSBU, is promised over the next few months. As the conversation over East County Rec ended, commissioners turned their focus to a bid for paving city streets in 2014. Public Works Director Sean Schef er suggested the bid be awarded to Weekley Asphalt, the lowest bidder, and commissioners approved the bid award with a 5-0 vote. The project has an estimated nancial impact of $182,695. Commissioners also voted to approve tokens of appreciation for city employees, which have been a tradition since 1977. Commissioner Gardner lauded the program and the city's ability to continue it even though "times have not been easy for everyone in the community." The tokens, nancial gifts of between $100 and $200 depending on individual employee's length of employment, are awarded to both part-time and full-time employees, as well as volunteer reman and police auxiliary. Before the meeting adjourned, Library Director Ava Barrett shared good news about the Hendry County Library System: on top of the recent $50,000 grant awarded to Hendry County's Library System by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, an additional $20,000 has been awarded to the libraries to further the programs now being implemented as a result of the rst grant. The additional money was given by the Hendry County Education Task Force. Continuing the high spirits, and in light of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Commissioner Gardner gave the city's directors an offering of thanks. "I just want everyone to know what a heart of gratitude I have," said Commissioner Gardner, addressing the directors. "I am in deep gratitude of the work you do, day in and day out." After the presentation, commissioners voted to reorganize the board, reappointing Commissioner Turner as chair and appointing Commissioner Janet Taylor as vice chair. Commissioner Swindle was also asked to continue former Commissioner Al Perry's roles on varying boards, including the Economic Development Council Board. Commissioners also voted to award the Hendry County Jail Inmate Medical Service contract to Hendry Regional Medical Center. Before commissioners approved the consent agenda, one item was pulled and discussed due to possible ethics violations. Mary Ann Martin, owner of Roland and Mary Ann Martin's Marina, is a member of the Tourism Development Council (TDC) Board. Roland Martin Marina was awarded a $1.55 million grant from the TDC, but because Martin is a board member, a con ict of interest arose. County Attorney Mark Lapp explained that commissioners could waive the con ict of interest with a two-thirds vote. After a short discussion about the ethical implications of a board member's business receiving grant money, commissioners voted 5-0 to allow Roland Martin Marina to accept the grant money. Chairman Karson Turner also made it a point to clarify that the BOCC was not implying that Martin was bene ting personally from the grant. Next, Kati Sherrard, project manager for the Florida Department of Transportation, gave a short presentation about a proposed weigh station to be built on U.S. 27 near the S.R. 80 interchange. According to Sherrard, the weigh station would "prolong the lifespan of the road structure" and "achieve a higher level of compliance." The station would be operated by an of cer and would only be open when the of cer was present. Sherrard said she anticipates the project design would be completed by spring 2014 and construction would begin in summer 2014. A public hearing is planned for January 2014 to discuss the project. After Sherrard's presentation, commissioners voted in favor of conducting a public hearing about the proposed East Hendry County Recreation MSBU in January 2014. On Nov. 18, city commissioners also voted in favor of the public hearing. Before their meeting adjourned, commissioners took the time to welcome Commissioner Swindle to the board. Commissioner Don Davis joked with Commissioner Swindle, saying there are a few members of the board he needs to "watch out for." Chairman Turner welcomed Commissioner Swindle to "the club," and Commissioner Taylor said she thinks Commissioner Swindle will " t right in." CommissionersContinued From Page 1 BOCCContinued From Page 1 SUBMITTED PHOTOHunger Heroes OrganizationStudents at Clewiston’s Eastside Elementary School collected 2090 cans of food to donate to the Hunger Heroes Organization. Mrs. Nuebert’s third grade class collected 181 cans. 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.Arrested on 11/16/13, b y Of cer Garrett For DUI O Rudinel Morales, 24Arrested on 11/16/13, b y Of cer Garrett For out-of-county warrant Rudinel Mo A r O f ce F o No Photo AvailableRayburn King, 21Arrested on 11/15/13, by Of cer McLeod For Fugitive from state, incounty warrant O co Clarence Lewis, 18Arrested on 11/16/13, by Of cer Rojas For DUI, possession of cocaine with intent to sell ClarenceL A r O f c e F o c aine No Photo AvailableBrian George, 37 PHOTO/ MELISSA BELTZMembers of Active Citizens for Children receive an award from the BOCC on Nov. 19.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2012-CA-000055 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. MICHAEL A. MAURO, et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order Cancelling and Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 7th day of October, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 26-2012-CA-000055 in the Circuit Court for Hendry, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. the Plaintiff, and MICHAEL A. MAURO, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Hendry Florida, described as: THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER. LESS THE SOUTH 25.00 FEET, RESERVED FOR PERPETUAL ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY PURPOSES, SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS THE EAST ONE-HALF OF TRACT 102, LABELLE ACRES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES AND INGRESS/EGRESS OVER THE WESTERLY 15 FEET THEREOF AND OVER THE WESTERLY 30 FEET OF THE SOUTHERLY 30 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES AND INGRESS/EGRESS OVER THE EASTERLY 15 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL: THE WEST ONE-HALF OF THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER, LESS THE SOUTH .25 FEET THEREOF FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, IN SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO KNOWN AS THE WEST ONE-HALF OF TRACT 102, LABELLE ACRES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. TOGETHER WITH 2002 IVOBI MOBILE HOME ID # 50E41H16, TITLE, # 87255243 AND ID # N810315B, TITLE 87255177. at public sale, to the highest and beet bidder, for cash, at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on 11th day of December, 2013. 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: October 14, 2013. BY: J. Bevis Hendry County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT 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 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 [describe notice]; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Si ou se yon moun ki gen yon andikap ki bezwen aranjman nenpot nan lod yo patisipe nan sa a pwos dapel, ou gen dwa, sani sa pa koute ou, ak founiti asistans a seten. Tanpri kontakte Sheila Mann, Tribinal Operasyon manadje, ki gen biwo sitiye nan Lee Sant Jistis la County, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, epi ki gen nimewo telefon se (239) 533-1700, nan de jou k ap travay yo resevwa ou nan sa a [dekri avi]; si ou ap tande oswa vwa ki gen pwoblem, rele 711. Si vous etes une personne handicapee qui a besoin d’une adaptation pour pouvoir participer a cette instance, vous avez le droit, sans frais pour vous, pour la fouriture d’une assistance certain. S’il vous plait communiquer avec Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, dont le bureau est situe au Centre de justice du comte de Lee, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, et dont le numero de telephone est le (239) 533-1700, dans les deux jours ouvrables suivant la reception de ce [decrire avis], si vous entendez la voix alteree ou, composer le 711. Si usted es una persona con una discapacidad que necesita cualquier acomodacion para poder participar en este procedimiento, usted ticne derecho, sin costo alguno para usted, para el suministro de determinada asistencia. Por favor, pongase en contacto con Sheila Mann, Tribunal Gerente de Operaciones, cuya o cina esta ubicada en el Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, y cuyo numero de telefono es (239) 533-1700, dentro de los dos dial habiles siguientes a la recepcion de este [describa aviso], si usted esta de impedimentos auditivos o voz, llame al 711. 454949 CN 11/14,21/2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the US Ameribank % Kingery/Crouse, Magnolia TC2 SA LLC, the holder of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1008 2010 1294529-A0000010100 Norman E Taylor That parcel herein described is situated in the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 29, Township 45 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Section 29; thence S 89 degrees 04’ 29” W, along the North line of said Section 29, a distance of 118.32 feet; thence S 00 degrees 36’ 34” E, a distance of 43.93 feet to the South right-of-way of S-830 and the Pointof-Beginning; thence S 89 degrees 35’ 40” W along said right-of-way a distance of 158.93 feet; thence S 44 degrees 24’ 57” W a distance of 70.59 feet to the East right-of-way of SR 29, said right-of-way being a curve curving to the right going South; thence Southerly along an arc, a distance of 67.81 feet, having a chord bearing S 00 degrees 39’ 57” E, a long chord of 67.81 feet, delta of 00 degrees 06’ 46”, radius of 34,427.48 feet to the point-of-curvature of said curve; thence continue along said East right-of-Way S 00 degrees 36’ 34” E a distance of 257.58 feet; thence N 89 degrees 04’ 11” E a distance of 208.72 feet; thence N 00 degrees 36’ 34” W a distance of 373.51 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 www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Third Thursday in the month of December, 2013 which is the 19th day of December, 2013 Dated this 6th day of November, 2013. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 456362 CN 11/14,21,28;12/5/2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO ESTABLISHING THE MURRAY ROAD MUNICIPAL SERVICES BENEFIT UNIT Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider an ordinance relating to establishing a municipal services bene t unit entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL SERVICES BENEFIT UNIT KNOWN AS THE MURRAY ROAD MUNICIPAL SERVICES BENEFIT UNIT, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 125, FLORIDA STATUTES, FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE AND DRAINAGE ASSOCIATED WITH MURRAY ROAD; PROVIDING FOR CREATION OF THE UNIT AND BOUNDARIES; PROVIDING THE PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR THE GOVERNING BODY; PROVIDING GENERAL POWERS; PROVIDING FOR SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS UTILIZING THE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION; PROVIDING FOR LIENS; PROVIDING FOR THE MURRAY ROAD MUNICIPAL SERVICES BENEFIT UNIT FUND; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS OF LAW; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER’S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The meeting is open to the public. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such 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. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Of ce of the County Attorney, 110 Broward Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. Si necesita la assistencia de un interprete que hable espanol para participar un esta reunion, por favor pongase en contacto con Myra Johnson al (863) 675-5240. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Karson Turner, Chairman 456842 CN/CB 11/21/2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-CA-0004 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. RALPH W. WATTS A/K/A RALPH WATTS; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT; JUDITH H. WATTS A/K/A JUDITH WATTS; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 12th day of September, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2013CA-0004, of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and RALPH W. WATTS A/K/A RALPH WATTS, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., UNKNOWN TENANT and JUDITH H. WATTS A/K/A JUDITH WATTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of’ this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 AVENUE J., MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471, 11:00 AM on the 12th day of Dec. 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit; LOT 17, WESTLAKE SUBDIVISION, IN SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 38 SOUTH, RANGE 34 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 129 AND 130, 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 /MIST 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 yon, 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. Dated this 12th day of September, 2013. SANDRA H. BROWN Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Tina Espinosa Deputy Clerk Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free:1-800-441-2438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD, ADMIN 2.516 eservice@clegalgroup.com 452694 GCD 11/14,21/2013 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee November 21, 2013 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonTropical Kingbirds are a common breeding bird of the American tropics. Their normal northern range reaches the United States in south Texas and southern Arizona. Their winters are usually spent in Mexico, or as far south as South America, but they will wander widely and are found occasionally in Florida. This medium-sized songbird has a long, dark, forked tail and a fairly large bill. Their wingspan is nearly four-and-three-quarter inches wide. Its head is pale gray with contrasting darker cheeks and a patch of reddish orange on its crown. It has grayish-olive upperparts, a pale throat, darker upper breast and a bright yellow lower breast. Tropical Kingbird’s plumage is not greatly affected by seasonal change. Juvenile Tropical Kingbirds’ upperparts are more brown than those of an adult Kingbird; juveniles also have paler edges on their wings. Tropical Kingbirds are similar in appearance to Couch’s Kingbirds, but can be distinguished by their call. Tropical Kingbirds communicate primarily through vocalizations and will make a high-pitched twittered trill throughout the day. They sing a song known as the Dawn Song, which they will start before sunrise, before most birds begin to sing. The Dawn Song is not repeated until the next morning. Tropical Kingbirds prefer living near open woodlands in close proximity to a pond or owing stream, avoiding densely forested areas. Their diet consists mainly of ying insects. Its fruit diet consists of seeded fruits and berries. Tropical Kingbirds’ timing for nesting varies from place to place. Their nest is an open cup, usually located on a horizontal branch in the mid-story or canopy of a tree. The male may show aggressive behavior when defending its territory during the breeding season. The breeding pair only has one brood per season. The female lays a clutch of two to four buff-colored eggs in one or two days, which she incubates for 15 to 16 days. Both the male and female feed the nestlings insects and berries. These young birds edge when they are about 18 or 19 days old, however, the parents will continue to feed the young for at least another two weeks. Wintering songbirds are returning to inland Florida. They are most active in the early morning, but can be observed foraging throughout most of the day. A solitary Tropical Kingbird returned to STA-5, located 27 miles south of Clewiston, for the second year last month. Scissor-tailed Flycatchers and Kingbirds have returned to County Road 835 near Deer Fence Road, about three to four miles north of the C.R. 835/833 intersection in Hendry County. Local birds, including juvenile Snail Kites, are being observed near Lake Okeechobee and inland wetlands. Walking or bicycling access is available during daylight hours at STA-5 Friday, Saturday and Monday from the last week in November through the rst week in February. Check the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail website for directions to birding hotspots in inland Florida. If you would like to participate in the escorted driving trip at STA-5 and try to locate a wintering Tropical Kingbird and other wintering birds, e-mail Margaret England at sta5birding@ embarqmail.com, or call 863-674-0695 or 863517-0202. For a schedule of STA-5 trips through December 2014 and upcoming Hendry-Glades Audubon programs, visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Inland Birding: Tropical Kingbird PHOTO/ KIM WILLISPictured above is a Tropical Kingbird at STA-5 in eastern Hendry County.

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