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BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsKristine Petersen was formally sworn in as interim city commissioner at the last regular meeting held on March 17 in Clewiston’s City Hall. Marketing Dollars at WorkCommissioner Petersen seemed relaxed during her rst meeting on the board and took opportunities to speak her mind about certain issues being discussed at the night’s meeting. One such issue was the city’s commitment to contributing $20,000 towards Clewiston resident Scott Martin’s television show, The Scott Martin Challenge. The city and the county both contribute to the show each year with the stipulation that Martin “plug” the city and Lake Okeechobee during the program. A portion of the money had already been budgeted and approved by the commission during the fall budget talks. On Monday, the commission was asked to approve the rest of the $20,000. “I have a couple of questions about this,” began Commissioner Petersen as she ipped through the pages of the contract. “A couple of years ago, we were paying $15,000 and I’m not quite sure how we got to $20,000. ... I just want to make sure we’re very diligent with what we’re doing with this money.” Commissioner Petersen’s question prompted a somewhat lengthy discussion about the contract and its imporSIGN AND DRIVE A NEW 201 4 ESCAPE SE FOR ONLY$279 PER MONTH*36 month lease with approved credit through Ford Credit. $0 security deposit. Only state title & license fees due at signing. *Stock #14t111. 20 cent per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $1860 RCL Bonus Cash. See dealer for details. More to choose from with similar savings. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 03/31/14. T, M V. N G P C P SEE MEETING 8 CPD Of cers Train for Dive Team PHOTO/ SUBMITTED PHOTOThe Clewiston Police Department added ve new members to its seven-member dive team on March 14. After receiving their certi cations, Of cers Steve Chamberlain, Nicholas Williams and Buf e McLeod, as well as Auxiliary Of cer Darrin McNeil and Sergeant Curtis Clay joined the team, which helps recover evidence from local bodies of water. For full story, see page nine. The Hendry County Sheriff’s Ofce (HSCO) is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred in Montura Ranch Estates on Monday, March 10 at around 11:30 p.m. Just days after HCSO arrested two suspects in an earlier attempted burglary in Montura, the second home was broken into, HSCO is reporting. According to a press release from HCSO, deputies responded to the area of Hacienda Street in Montura after a resident called to report that he had just been robbed. When deputies arrived at the home, the resident stated that three BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsAt their regular meeting held Tuesday, March 10, Hendry County Commissioners discussed meeting with Clewiston’s city commissioners to hash out details regarding the interlocal East Hendry County Recreation agreement. Clewiston’s city commission reached out to the county to set up a meeting where all commissioners could sit down together to work out the details of the agreement, which is still on a one-year preliminary trial. As county commissioners disVictims Bound in Home Invasion RobberySuspects impersonated police before allegedly robbing victims in Montura, HCSO reports Clewiston and County to Meet on East RecHendry County Commissioner Davis suggests that the city of Clewiston relinquish control of its parks City Re-approves Contract with Scott MartinComm. questions effectiveness of Martin contract in meetingSEE REC 8 SEE VICTIMS 9

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BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonKilldeer breed from Newfoundland, the south rim of the Hudson Bay, as well as southern Yukon and Northwest Territories south to central Mexico and the Gulf Coast states. Most breeding in Florida occurs from March through July. The fall migration of Killdeer in Florida is normally July through November, and spring migration occurs mainly in March and April. Killdeer are a medium-sized slender and lanky plover with a long, pointed tail and long wings. Adults have a brown back and wings, a white belly and a white breast with two black bands. Their rump is an orange-buff. The face and cap are brown with a white forehead and they have an orange-red eye ring. They have many calls which range from sharp “dee” to a nervous, babbling thrill. They frequently use a “broken wing act” to distract predators from their nest, which is a shallow scrape, usually in bare sand or gravel, camou aged with stones and blades of grass. When the predator is far from the precious nest, the killdeer suddenly “heals” and ies away. Both parents share responsibility for the eggs, which usually hatch at 24 to 28 days. The chicks, which have almost the identical markings as the adults, are able to see and forage soon after hatching. They usually edge at 25 days old. Although Killdeer are considered shorebirds, they often live far from water and can be seen and heard in elds. Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers will host a birding trip on Saturday, March 22 at STA5 (Stormwater Treatment Area 5). Birders and/ or photographers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the STA5 Deer Fence Canal Trailhead for the driving trip around the levees. To make a reservation, please email Margaret England at sta5birding@ embarqmail.com or call 863-674-0695. Everyone is invited to share their birdwatching experiences and post suggestions for featured birdwatching sites on the Hendry-Glades Audubon or The Clewiston News Facebook pages. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF CHANGES TO LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TO PROTECT USE OF COUNTY AIRPORTS e Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida proposes to adopt the following by ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 1-53, ZONING, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-53-6.13 AIRPORTS, SECTION 1-53-3 ZONING DISTRICTS, TABLE 53-1, AND SECTION 1-53-4 DIMENSIONAL AND DENSITY REGULATIONS, TABLE 53-2; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS OF LAW; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENERS ERRORS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A public hearing on the ordinance will be held before the Board of County Commissioners on March 25, 2014, at 5:05 p.m. in the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider the recommendation of the Local Planning Agen cy and to discuss the ordinance. A second public hearing on the ordinance will be held before the Board of County Commissioners on April 8, 2014, at 5:05 p.m. in the Clewiston City Hall, Commission Chambers, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, to consider the recommendation of the Local Planning Ag ency, to discuss the ordinance and to consider adopting the ordinance. Please see the maps to the right for a detailed view of the areas e meetings are 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 meetings, 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 Oce 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. Karson Turner, Chairman Board of County Commissioners Voter Signature UpdateVoters may update their Signature on their Voter Registration before the elections, applications are available daily 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Supervisor of Elections Of“ce in LaBelle, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., or the Clewiston Elections Of“ce, 1100 S. Olympia Street, Suite 504, any Drivers License of“ce, Public Library, Public Assistance Of“ce or on-line at hendryelections.org. For more information call 863-675-5230 or 863-983-3393.Actualizacion de rmas de VotantesLos votantes pueden actualizar su “rma en su registro del votante antes de las elecciones, las aplicaciones estan disponibles todo los dias de 8:30 am a 5:00 pm en la o“cina de supervisor de las elecciones en LaBelle, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., O la O“cina de elecciones en Clewiston, 1100 S. Olympia Street, Suite 504, O en cualquier o“cina de licencia de conducir, la biblioteca pblica, la O“cina de Asistencia Publica, O por internet hendryelections.org. Para obtener mas informacion, llame al (863) 675-5230 o (863) 983-3393. Brenda Hoots Supervisor of Elections Hendry County, Florida F.S. 98.077 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 PHOTO/ LARRY FROGGEKilldeer Inland Birding: Killdeer Margaret England

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Hendry County has experienced a boom in national companies locating businesses in LaBelle and Clewiston. During the last six months, ve national businesses have opened stores or broken ground in Hendry County. This doesn't surprise Tuesday Tritt, chair of the Hendry County Economic Development Council (EDC). "Hendry County is an outstanding location to start or expand a business. Our community offers a stable workforce and has an outstanding potential for growth," said Tritt. Listed are businesses that have opened or initiated construction since September 2013: Tractor Supply Company, Family Dollar, Dunkin Donuts, Pizza Hut and Dollar Tree. The new retail businesses are welcomed by area residents and visitors alike. In addition to expanded restaurant choices and shopping options, the businesses also offer employment opportunities to the community. Combined, the new businesses will bring over 50 new jobs to the area. "Businesses have found that Hendry County is a great market to invest in," stated Gregg Gillman, president of the Hendry County EDC. "We offer not only a business-friendly atmosphere, but a vibrant community to live and work in." The Hendry County EDC is currently in discussions with several other national rms interested in expanding into the Hendry County area. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 CLEWISTON ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL475 E. Osceola, Avenue € Clewiston, FL 33440 (863) 983-1511 Fax: (863) 983-1517SPRING TERM 2013-2014 March 31, 2014 June 5, 2014 Other classes may be offered provided suf“cient enrollment. Registration Fees will be collected at the time of enrollment and are non-refundable Proof of Recidency is now required! For more information on classes and registration, please call (863) 983-1511 CLEWISTON ADULT & COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE IN REGARDS TO RACE, COLOR, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY NIGHT-TIME CLASSES Tuition (Check or Money Order)Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm ABE 9900004-211 Mon&Wed 03/31/14 06/04/14 6:30pm-9:30pm $30 $120 Linda Mosely Day Lab GED Prep 9900026-211 Mon&Wed 03/31/14 06/04/14 6:30pm-9:30pm $30 $120 Linda Mosely Day Lab ESOL 9900040-211 Tues&Thurs 04/01/14 06/05/14 6:00pm-9:00pm $30 $120 Cynthia De Las Salas Monturas Club House ESOL 9900040-212 Mon&Wed 03/31/14 06/04/14 6:30pm-9:30pm $30 $120 Danielle Jean C.A.S. CONTINUING WORKFORCE EDUCTION CLASSES Tuition (Check or Money Order)Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Resident Tuition Non Resident Tuition Teacher Bldg/RmHendry County School Board Paul K. Puletti Superintendent P.O. Box 1980 LaBelle, FL 33975 (863) 674-4642 http://hendry-schools.org Workforce and Adult Education Garry Ensor Administrator 475 E. Osceola Avenue Clewiston, FL 33440 (863) 983-1511 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 National Businesses Discover Hendry CountyNew businesses invest in Clewiston and LaBelle SUBMITTED PHOTODollar Tree opens for business in Clewiston. Arrested on 3/5/14, by Of cer Rojas For DUI c Ubaldo Villalobos Jr., 39 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 3/8/14, by Sergeant Beatty For Resisting an of cer, attempt to elude law enforcement ge at m Jeremiah Ramirez, 36

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David and Goliath: Then and NowBY REV. SAMUEL S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martins ChurchThe well-known story about the battle between David and Goliath (1 Samuel 17) brought a commentary from one source that caught my attention. He proffered that “the smart money would have been on David” among the crowds that were standing around to witness the ght between the seasoned and giant warrior and the small Israeli boy with no armor. His comment piqued my curiosity and I read further; he made a good point. David did not let Goliath de ne the ght that was to be. David instead chose his own way of ghting against the seasoned warrior. His gift of a tunic and sword from Saul was rejected (1 Samuel 17:39); that was how the Philistine was going to ght, but he would not be the one to choose the weapons. Instead, ve stones and a sling would bring Goliath down. David knew his weapons and how best to use them -that makes all the difference. The motivations of the two also cannot be ignored. For Goliath, it was “simply another day at the of ce” (or battle eld in this case), and he would have fought the ght and then moved on to the next one (1 Samuel 17:33). For David, it was a matter of country, his people and his God that was at stake. “It’s not the size of the dog in the ght, but the size of the ght in the dog,” according to one aphorism; and that was the case here to change the odds. One physician pointed out that giant-sized persons tend to be clumsy, slow in motion (1 Samuel 17:4), and Samson was weighed down by armor, estimated to be about 125 pounds (ibid, v7) so that he needed a shield-bearer to go ahead of him. This will be a contest between a rapid, mobile, speedy contestant who can hit and run and then hit again, versus the lumbering giant who is slow, sluggish, hardly mobile – the lumbering tank against the well-placed RPG. In the downfall of Eve (Genesis 3), Satan causes Eve not to believe in herself, about what God has really said to her. He contradicts Eve and appeals to her senses (i.e. feelings) rather than her knowledge of God. David succumbs to none of these things. He knows his weapons; he accurately gauges his enemy, correctly assesses his strengths and weaknesses, he is committed to what he is doing at a very signi cant and profound level and he determines how the contest will take place. In our spiritual (and sometimes worldly) warfare, it is important to know our weapons and not let those who would defeat us determine how the battles will take place. I may not buy into your point of view, your way of looking at things, but my way may be no less valid than yours. I may listen to your persuasive arguments but that doesn’t mean I have no viewpoint of my own. If I believe in what I am doing or saying, I will stand my ground. I will not be sent away in defeat with self-doubts or succumb to doing things that I think are wrong. I will make the best use of the resources at my command -scriptures, reason, tradition, faith that has stood the test of time -and in secular matters, likewise, the best resources I can gather. If I feel like the underdog, it will not matter, I will do my best and lay it on the line. The Biblical accounts of what took place in times gone by are not merely, in my opinion, historical records, they have much to teach us. They were about real life then, they are about real life now. They are also a source of encouragement when we feel overwhelmed and want to give up. Sometimes it takes more than a cursory reading, but searching for what God may be saying is well worth it all. If you’re doing God’s work, if you’re right, if you’re not afraid: don’t give up. God will sustain and victory will come. If you would like to contact Rev. Thomas about this column or have an idea for one, please send an email to fatherthomas@ saintmartins-clewiston.org.Ministerial AssociationCLEWISTON — The Clewiston Ministerial Association meets at 12 p.m. on the rst Tuesday of every month in the Hendry Regional Medical Center conference room. All pastors are invited to attend and lunch is provided. For more information or to be included in the Ministerial Association emails of meetings and ministry opportunities, please call 863-983-5269 or email FirstMethodist@aol.com.It’s a Musical EventCLEWISTON — Jurnee Productions and Mt. Calvary Baptist Church present the Inspiration Celebration VI Gospel Concert, with recording artist (Sunday Best) Jessica Reedy and recording artist Sylvia Howard. Also featuring Only for Christ Choir. This event will take place Friday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, pastor Rev. Dwayne Brown (located on 700 Georgia Avenue in Clewiston). Free admission. For more information, please call 407-733-6809 or go to www.jurnee-productions.com.Gospel SingCLEWISTON — A gospel sing will be held March 2 at the Big Red Barn, Billy and Judy Swindle’s property at 7500 West Hwy. 27 in Clewiston. The Shock Sisters will be performing at 7 p.m. A love offering will be accepted. For more information, call 863-983-7256. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 RELIGION NEWS AND INFORMATIONIF I BELIEVE IN WHAT I AM DOING OR SAYING, I WILL STAND MY GROUND. I WILL NOT BE SENT AWAY IN DEFEAT WITH SELF-DOUBTS OR SUCCUMB TO DOING THINGS THAT I THINK ARE WRONG.SAMUEL S. THOMASSee Religion — Page 5

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Women’s ConferenceSOUTH BAY — Greater Union Missionary Baptist church is hosting its annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, March 22 at 9:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to come and fellowship with Greater Union Missionary. This year’s theme is “Women of God Standing on Faith.” The Church is located at 249 N. W. 9th Avenue in South bay. Elder Dr. Charlie E. Reese is the pastor. The speakers will be Sister Amanda Granger, EPPS, of Lake Wales, Fla., and Minister April Hodge, of Jacksonville, Fla.Trust QuartetCLEWISTON — The Trust Quartet, singing Gaither style four-part harmony, is scheduled to perform in concert on March 30 at 11 a.m. at Turning Point C.O.G., located on 207 Pine Lane, Flaghole, Clewiston. The exciting Trust Quartet, a Florida-based, Nashville-recorded mixed group, will preform their enthusiastic approach to some of the gospel’s nest songs. Trust not only has great harmony, but also a unique ministering ability with song. For more information, please call 863-983-7555.Women’s Spring RetreatCLEWISTON — WINGS (Women In God’s Service) is sponsoring a spring retreat for all women on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Stitt Ranch (4513 W. U.S. Hwy. 27). It will be outside under the trees, so attendees are encouraged to bring a chair to sit on, a hat to wear and a Bible. There is no charge, but everyone is invited to make a $5 donation to help cover the cost of materials, refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration is not necessary, but will help us plan for numbers! Call Alice at 983-5269 with questions or for more information.Medical Mission Trip to NicaraguaCLEWISTON — The Third Annual Charity Golf Classic bene ting the annual medical mission trip to Nicaragua will be held on April 5 at the Clewiston Golf and Country Club. It is a four-person scramble event. Registration will be held at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The event is hosted by Clewiston Community Presbyterian Church. Lunch, goody bags and prizes will be included. Come support a great cause! Tournament placing prizes include: rst, second and third place. Challenges include the closest to the pin, long drive, and the putting contest. There will also be 50/50 Raf e with prizes. Some of last year’s big raf e prizes included a 50-inch at screen TV, free airline tickets, a tablet and many other prizes. For more information or to get a registration sheet, please call 863-8732547. Please e-mail, hand in or mail the entry form. The deadline for entry is April 4. How You Can Help Charitable contributions can be made to the Community Presbyterian Church, Re: Nicaraguan Medical Mission Trip. If mailing, send to: Community Presbyterian Church, 407 Royal Palm Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440-2912. Contact info: missiontripfunds@gmail.com. Donations can also be made for the trip, including children’s tooth brushes and toothpaste, crayons and coloring books, and medical supplies, such as gloves, gauze, band-aids, medical tape, cold compresses and alcohol wipes. Please send all donations to: Clewiston Community Presbyterian Church, 407 Royal Palm Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. Attn: Alice Blandford About Our Charity July 2014 will be the sixth year that many volunteers have traveled to Nicaragua to provide medical care and medications to needy families, plus Vacation Bible School for hundreds of children. In July 2013, 72 volunteers provided medical care and medication to 1255 patients and over 400 children attended Vacation Bible School. All proceeds raised from the golf tournament will help to nancially support the medical mission work and Vacation Bible School in Nicaragua.2014 Spring Revival: Change is in the AirCLEWISTON — Minster Belinda Knox and Woman 2 Woman Ministries invites the community to Tabernacle Witness of Deliverance Church on Friday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 5 at 10 a.m. for the 2014 Spring Revival: “Change is in the Air.” The address is 901 Harlem Academy Avenue, Clewiston, FL. All the way from Ft. Lauderdale, the speakers will be Dr. Diane Lazare, of Light of Life Worship Center, and Evangelist Latongela Allen, of Truth and Holiness Full Gospel Church. Romans 12:2 KJV states, “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” It is time to embrace the beauty of a new day and a new you; there is peace and freedom just for you! Come experience a life changing word and dynamic praise and worship. This event is free and door prizes will be given. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 RABIES $10 € PARVO $12 € Half Price Boarding €Partners in the Way to Happiness Foundation and a Drug Free World. Free pamphlets available.SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441IMMOKALEE MOBILE UNIT CLINICNext to the McDonalds € Immokalee € 239-657-2266CLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICat McDonalds € Clewiston € 863-675-2441Disclaimer: The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOWEST PRICE EVERYDAY! 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 RELIGIONContinued From Page 4 Crossword Puzzle On Feb. 20, members of the Florida Agricultural Crime Investigative Unit (FACIU) held their monthly meeting at Camp David in Glades County. The members include agricultural law enforcement of cers from Glades, Hendry, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Polk and Highlands counties. The mission and purpose of the group holding monthly meetings is to network and to share valuable information regarding agricultural crimes being committed regionally. Topics of discussion included recent crime trends and prevention of future agricultural crime. Units such as this are extremely important for protecting the ranchers and farmers from agricultural crime. Sergeant David Hardin, of the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce, serves as vice president of this regional FACIU Unit. Pictured speaking is Hendry County Sheriff’s Of ce Sergeant Charlie White, president of the regional FACIU. FACIU Meets in Glades County SUBMITTED PHOTO

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Jeremy Wayne Dukes, age 43CLEWISTON — Jeremy Wayne Dukes, age 43, of Clewiston, passed away February 21, 2014 in Clewiston. He was born Feb. 16, 1971 in Douglas, GA. He was a resident of Clewiston for the past 24 years. He is survived by his wife, April Dukes; sons, Jonathan Murrell Dukes and Robert Donovan Dukes; and daughter, Kimberly Christine Chu, all of Amarillo, Texas; parents, Cecil Albert Dukes and Laura (Pickren) Dukes of Clewiston; brothers, Cecil A. Dukes, Jr. of Florida and David Otis Dukes of Clewiston; sisters, Celena Diana (Dukes) Wagers and Amanda Jean Dukes, both of Clewiston; grandson, Donavon Anl Chu; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jamie Christine (Dukes) Rudd. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.JoAnne Carver, 79CLEWISTON — JoAnne Carver passed away March 12, 2014 in Clewiston. She was born Dec. 14, 1934 in Asheville, N.C., to the late Louis E. and the late Mary A. (Rogers) Joyner. She is survived by sons, Johnny A. Carver and James Carver; daughters, Jackie Pullen, Judy Proctor, Jody Guzman and Mary Whitacre; brothers, Richard Joyner and Ronald Joyner; sister, Margaret Biddix; 23 grandchildren; 62 greatgrandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Carver; and daughter, Julie Sparks. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven with Pastor Troy Ezell of ciating. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. Kenneth Leon Warren, 87CLEWISTON — Kenneth Leon Warren, of Lake Harbor, passed into the Lord’s care on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Kingshouse in LaBelle. He was born in Philadelphia, Ms., Oct. 29, 1926. He moved to South Florida at age ten with his family and grew up in South Bay. Kenneth married his sweetheart, Claudine Chambers, Feb. 26, 1950 at the First Baptist Church, Lake Harbor. They were married for 62 years before she passed away Nov. 10, 2012. They resided in Obituaries 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014Obituaries 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.comSouth Bay for 29 years before moving to Lake Harbor 35 years ago. He is survived by their four children, Barbara Scruggs (Donnie) of Lake Harbor, Karen Warren of Lake Harbor, Ken Warren (Maria) of Sweetwater, Tenn., and Lee Bailey (Bill) of Centre, Ala. Kenneth is also survived by six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Miners (Curtis); brother, Willis Warren (Nanette); and many cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife Claudine, he was predeceased by his parents, John and Bernice Warren; and brother, James Carroll Warren. Kenneth was proud to be a World War II Navy veteran, having served in the South Paci c until his Honorable Discharge July 8, 1946. He worked as a welder at Okeelanta Sugar Mill until his retirement in 1992. Kenneth was a member of the First Baptist Church of Belle Glade and served there as a deacon and prior to that he was a member and deacon at the First Baptist Church of South Bay. Kenneth’s greatest joys in life were his family, church, community and serving the Lord. He was a former City Commissioner for the City of South Bay, a member of the South Bay Lion’s Club, the Belle Glade High School Booster Club, and former Belle Glade Christian Day School board member. He was an ardent Florida Gators sports enthusiast, and an avid sherman, and enjoyed diving for lobster with his family in the Florida Keys. Visitation was Wednesday, March 19, at 10:00 a.m. followed by services to celebrate his life and Home going at 11:00 a.m. at the Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston with Reverend Less Morgan of ciating. Burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery. In his memory, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Belle Glade. The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida is pleased to announce its To Sing as a Group: Multiple Voices of Seminole Music, which debuted on Jan. 17 and will run through Aug. 25. Come celebrate the variety of voices that make up Seminole music. Moving beyond the traditional music, this exhibition explores how Seminole musicians use mainstream genres to convey Seminole values and culture. Seminole musicians use everything from hymns to rap to depict a strong, enduring people who value their history and their language. This exhibition features hymnals, memorabilia, songs and videos by Seminole musicians, including James Billie, Zac ‘Doc’ and Spence Battiest, and the Osceola Brothers Band. “The new exhibit, To Sing as a Group, demonstrates the strength and resilience of Seminole culture,” said the Museum’s Operations Manager Dr. Annette Snapp. “Throughout the variety of music genres presented, traditional Seminole values continue to be honored and celebrated. We encourage anyone interested in Seminole culture or music to make their way to the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation to hear and experience for themselves some examples of Seminole music through the generations in this interactive exhibit.” Great Literacy Night at Central Elementary School! The rst picture shows Mrs. Swaggerty with some of her VPK students. The second shows Mr. McKean helping a student complete a project, and pictured last is Central Elementary’s fourth grade team: Ms. Tovar, Mrs. Foote, Mrs. L. Paige and Ms. Jesson. Seminole MusicAh-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Debuts to Sing as a Group: Multiple Voices of Seminole Music Literacy Night SUBMITTED PHOTOS Larry Shaffer, of Fort Denaud in Hendry County, has been named to the President’s List at Berkeley College for the Fall 2013 Quarter. Mr. Shaffer is pursuing a degree through Berkeley College Online. “Congratulations to these students who have worked hard in their pursuit of academic excellence,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, president of Berkeley College. “This recognition of top-performing students sets a solid foundation for their future success.” Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.0 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Fort Denaud Student Named to President’s List at Berkeley College

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has already prepared 853 federal tax returns, resulting in over $1.9 million coming back to the community. The ling season continues until April 15. VITA is a free tax- ling service available to individuals and families making $57,000 or less per year. A partnership among United Way 211, the IRS and United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee makes the free service available at United Way Neighborhood Houses and other locations in Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Collier counties. This year, the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee is proud to partner with United Way of Charlotte County and United Way of Collier County, and has added four new tax preparation locations, totaling 12 locations. The new locations are in Bonita Springs, Immokalee, Naples and Port Charlotte. One couple who recently used VITA was told they were getting an $8,000 refund. The wife began to cry and told the preparer about her recent operation and the accompanying medical bills which have prevented them from paying their mortgage. Now, they can catch up on their mortgage and pay their medical bills. Volunteers at United Way Houses and other locations have prepared thousands of tax returns for area residents in the last ve years. Volunteer tax preparers come from many walks of life and include college students, retired accountants and others who all receive training and certi cation from the IRS. Their service to the community helps people of low to middle income le their taxes for free and with the speedy e- le returns. The preparers check for potential tax deductions which are often overlooked and available to lowerto middle-income persons, such as the earned income tax credit and others. Households making less than $57,000 can have their taxes done for free at one of the 12 locations. Clients can call 2-1-1 (United Way 211) or 239-433-3900 for more information and to locate a site. Individuals can also do their own taxes online for free by visiting www.myfreetaxes. com/sw orida. United Way 211 can also be reached in Lee County by calling 239-433-3900 and in Hendry County by calling 800-887-9234. Appointments can be made for people living in Charlotte County (Port Charlotte) by dialing 941-255-3884. Appointments for people living in Collier County and the Immokalee area can be made by calling 239-657-6242 or in the Naples area 239-775-4555. The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee raises funds for human service organizations in the community and promotes partnerships and collaborations among agencies, focusing on issues and solutions to improve lives. The United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades has been "the way the community cares" since it was established in 1957. For more information, please call United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades at 239-433-2000 or visit www.unitedwaylee.org. Volunteer Income Tax ProgramUNITED WAY OF LEE, HENDRY, GLADES AND OKEECHOBEE tance to the city and county. The commissioners agreed that Martin does a good job marketing Clewiston and Lake Okeechobee on the show, as well as during other events, such as the recent FLW shing tournament, where Martin took the opportunity to market the lake during the televised weigh-in. Commissioner Mali Gardner joined the conversation, saying she has watched the shows and believes they are positively affecting the community, but conceded that it would be bene cial to see how well the city's marketing dollars are working. "They're great shows, but I just don't know if we need a more, I guess, formal accountability," said Commissioner Gardner. "But I've seen the program, I think it's worth it." Commissioner Gardner made a motion to approve the contract with Scott Martin, but asked that the city manager meet with Martin to get feedback on the marketing aspect of the show. After a short pause, Commissioner Julio Rodriguez seconded the motion and commissioners voted 4-0 (Commissioner James Pittman was not present) to approve the contract.Update on Pension PlanGloria Rosen, who works for the city's new pension plan provider, Securian, was at the meeting to provide commissioners with an update on the progress of the new plan. The city entered into a contract with Securian last year after terminating their contract with their old pension plan provider, Principal. The city's pension fund had been frozen for a months before they made the switch. Rosen had been working closely with commissioners and city employees during the transition, and her report at the night's meeting was received with optimism from the commissioners. The city's fund is on the upswing, and, in the words of Commissioner Rodriguez, the city is in "much better shape" now than it was previously. Rosen will be making such updates quarterly to keep the commission and city employees informed on the progress of the fund.Miscellaneous ItemsCommissioners voted to approve the appointment of Luis Vallejo to the Community Redevelopment Agency's Advisory Committee. Commissioners voted to approve a service agreement with Robbie Rush, who has been working as the Clewiston Golf Course's Golf Pro for the past several months under an informal contract. This provides the city and Rush with a formal contract and binds him to the services under that contract until May 31, 2014, to be renewed annually by commission discretion. Commissioners voted to approve a professional services agreement with Johnson Engineering, Inc. to update the city's water supply facilities -a requirement from the South Florida Water Management District's Lower West Coast Water Supply Plan. The next city commission meeting will be held on April 21 in the Clewiston City Commission Chambers at 5 p.m. MEETINGContinued From Page 1 cussed the possible dates, Commissioner Don Davis suggested the city of Clewiston relinquish their control of the city's parks to the Clewiston Recreation Board, just as the city of LaBelle did for the West County Recreation agreement. "I don't think it's going to work unless the city of Clewiston relinquish their deal on their parks out here and turn it over to the rec board. And that will satisfy everybody. Let the rec board run the recreation. Then they won't have to put any more money in their parks, and that's it," said Commissioner Davis. Chairman Karson Turner agreed, but both commissioners admitted it was up to the city of Clewiston, so April 8 was settled on as the possible date for the two commissions to meet. Commissioners moved forward with the meeting, pushing back a discussion on a proposed MSTU for the Hendry County library system as the library board needed more time before bringing the proposition before the board. County Administrator Charles Chapman then received approval from the commission for a rati cation regarding the county's customer service standards and cost recovery analysis programs. Chapman drafted guidelines for the county's employees to follow concerning customer service, so that visitors of Hendry County feel welcomed by a friendly, knowledgeable staff. Chapman also received approval to put in place a new fee structure, which would place higher tax subsidies on services that bene t the entire community and lower tax subsidies on services that bene t individual interests. In other words, services such as building permits, which have a higher individual than community bene t, would be nanced using less tax money than a service that bene ts the community as a whole, such as road maintenance. Following the county administrator's staff report, Public Works Director Shane Parker discussed the ongoing maintenance of the Fort Denaud Bridge in LaBelle, which is currently inoperable due to a broken motor. Parker asked the commission to allow his department to use more than $10,000 to not only x the broken motor, but also to buy a new motor. With a second motor, Parker said, his crew could switch out the two motors and have the bridge up and running again in a matter of hours, should the original motor break again. Commissioners voted to approve Parker's request and the meeting was adjourned thereafter. The next Board of County Commissioners regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25 in the LaBelle commission chambers. RECContinued From Page 1 I DON’T THINK IT’S GOING TO WORK UNLESS THE CITY OF CLEWISTON RELINQUISH THEIR DEAL ON THEIR PARKS OUT HERE AND TURN IT OVER TO THE REC BOARD. AND THAT WILL SATISFY EVERYBODY. COUNTY COMMISSIONER DON DAVIS

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 BY MELISSA BELTZ e Clewiston NewsThe Clewiston Police Department (CPD) announced that ve of cers have joined their dive team after receiving extensive training last week. CPD formed its dive team in 2009 and since then, the seven-member team has been responsible for recovering pertinent pieces of evidence from local bodies of water. The team has also assisted other agencies in recovering items of evidence, including deceased persons and vehicles. Apart from recovering evidence, the CPD dive team also helps the city of Clewiston with boat dock repairs and pump repairs at the golf course. The dive team uses these extra hours as a means for additional training, as working with tools underwater helps improve their dexterity; the city of Clewiston, on the other hand, has enjoyed approximately $10,000 in savings because the dive team makes repairs on a volunteer basis. Of cers Steve Chamberlain, Nicholas Williams and Buf e McLeod, as well as Auxiliary Of cer Darrin McNeil and Sergeant Curtis Clay joined veteran members Lieutenant Chad Pelham and Auxiliary Of cer Debbie McNeil after receiving their certi cation on March 12. Lt. Pelhman is the dive commander for the team and holds numerous certi cations, including Black Water diving. Auxiliary Of cer McNeil also holds the same certi cations as Lt. Pelham. The new members still have training they must endure, even after being certi ed, but are looking forward to being part of the team and to the new opportunity in their careers. CPD Trains New DiversOf cers join CPD's dive team after extensive training men donning dark clothing and face masks ran up to him while he was outside his home, pointing a gun at him and yelling, "Police!" The three men then allegedly forced the resident inside his home and handcuffed him, the victim reported. The victim told deputies that while he was handcuffed, he was struck in the head by one of the men and was forced to lay face down on the oor. A second person was also inside the home during the time of the alleged robbery. That person was able to run out of the house before being caught by the men and brought back inside, where the men allegedly bound her with cords found inside the home, the release stated. The men reportedly went through the home taking money and jewelry, before leaving in the victim's 2007 Toyota Corolla, which was later recovered. The suspects in the robbery have not yet been identi ed. HCSO deputies are investigating the incident and are asking anyone with leads to call the Hendry County Sheriff's Of ce at 863674-5600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000. VICTIMSContinued From Page 1 For today's college student, learning experiences are not limited to just classrooms and homework. Even the smallest of campuses have clubs and activities designed to help students reach their fullest potential. Whether by helping them discover their passions and strengths, connecting and assisting them to build relationships with others, or even providing them with content to add to their resumes, participation in student activities often gives students much more than they rst realize. Students who participate in extracurricular activities at the Edison State College Hendry Glades Center gain a better understanding of the inner workings of the college. They often have higher grade point averages, can adapt to deadlines, adhere to constructive criticism and are better at meeting priorities. They gain a sense of belonging and learn life skills that not only bene t their studies but also help them build lifelong relationships both at the Hendry Glades Center and with fellow students at other colleges throughout the state. Many also become leaders in the community. Currently, the Hendry Glades Center has ve opportunities for students to participate in student life: Student Government Association, Voices of Calvary, Gay-Straight Alliance, Science and Environmental Club and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. These clubs are available for all students with various interests and backgrounds, giving them the chance to connect with others. The clubs often work together to host campus events, such as Haunted Campus at Halloween and collecting goods for Thanksgiving baskets to share with their fellow students who are in need. These student clubs also extend past the doors of the Hendry Glades Center and into the community. These club members are always willing to lend a hand to those in need and to bring awareness that Edison State College is here to help. Throughout the school year, the club members participate in various community projects to help bene t the Ronald McDonald House, Toys for Tots, the Salvation Army, the Talkin' Monkeys Project, Habitat for Humanity, the Humane Society and the Big Red Bus. The students often return from these projects having not only learned something new about their community but also about themselves. All college students should be encouraged to become active in their school's student life. These activities help them expand on what they learn in the classroom and guide them in becoming more well-rounded adults. Jaimee Howard is the Student Life Coordinator at the Edison State College Hendry Glades Center. Student Activities Are More Than Just Fun and Games

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Employment Full TimeSTAFF ACCOUNTANT POSITION SUMMARY Prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports. Analyzes nancial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures as well as reviews and veri es the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classi cations assigned to various records. Conducts special studies and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures. QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: Two to Three years of accounting experience preferred. Intermediate Microsoft Of ce skills. Good interpersonal skills. Understanding of company-wide budgets and forecasting processes. Knowledge in accounting software packages and programs. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Jdooley@ussugar.com Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeNotice Central County Water Control District is now accepting applications for a CLUBHOUSE MAINTENANCE PERSON. Bi-lingual a plus and must have a high school diploma or equivalent. This is a full time position with full bene ts. Must be able to work exible hours, nights and weekends, some holidays. This is a drug free workplace. Must be able to pass background check. Apply in person at the Montura Clubhouse, located at 255 N. Hacienda Street, Montura Ranch Estates, Wednesday thru Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm. Skydive Clewiston looking for full time of ce help. Must be energetic and able to work weekends. Please call 863-983-6151 or email LisaH@SkydiveFL.com Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeR & D Maintenance is currently accepting applications for Maintenance Trades Helper position. Electrical knowledge a plus. Knowledge of single & three phase systems. Knowledge of JLG lift operations, also a plus for this position. Motor Vehicle Mechanic Helper Assists Mechanic in repair vehicles and equipment. small engine repair a plus. Lubricates vehicles, wash and cleans, maintains work area. 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. We are immediately hiring an experienced heavy equipment mechanic with a mechanic truck & tools. Please contact Richard Nunez at 305-965-5868 Employment Full Time Telecommunication Of cerGlades County Sheriff’s Of ce in Moore Haven, Florida is looking for a responsible person to ll the position of Telecommunications Of cer. Interested applicants are to contact Human Resources at the Glades County Sheriff’s Of ce at: (863)946-1600 Ext. 2131 or go to our website at: www.gladessheriff.orgto print out an application. Certi ed Telecommunication Of cer preferred. Employment Part TimeCentral County Water Control District is now accepting applications for PART TIME LIFEGUARDS Must have certi cations for lifeguard and CPR. Apply at the Montura Ranch Estates Clubhouse, 255 N. Hacienda Street between the hours of 9am and 4pm, Monday Sunday. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. FurnitureLOFT BED: Full Size, complete. 1 year old. $150. (954)240-0471 Condos/Townhouses RentTOWNHOUSE 2BR, 1.5 BA, 409 San Pedro, Clewiston. New World Realty. 305-444-9300 or 305-951-7666. Houses SaleM0ORE HAVEN 3BR, 2BA, 1800 sq.ft. Near by river, walk to court house. 2 car garage. Inground pool. Total rehab. 2013. $106K. Owner 863-673-5071 Campers/RVsWanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 262009-CA001321CAXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. EDUARDO CARTAGENA; ESTRELLA CARTAGENA;ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND; JANE DOES AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 20, 2014 and entered in Case No. 262009CA001321CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and EDUARDO CARTAGENA; ESTRELLA CARTAGENA; 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 9th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE NORTH ONE-HALF (N 1/2) OF THE SOUTHWEST ONEQUARTER (SW 1/4) OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF THE SOUTHEAST (SE1/4) OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SUBJECT TO AN A/K/A LOT 5511, SECTION J, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, UNRECORDED. TOGETHER WITH A 1996 SHAD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN#’S FLA14610361A & FLA 14610361B 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 24th day of February, 2014 BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court By /s/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk 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 provision of certain assistance. Please contact Dawn Oliver, Court Operations manager, whose of ce is located at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25E. 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; of you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone:(954)382-3486 Telefacsimile:(954)382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates.com 462678 CN 3/13,20/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No: 26-2010-CA-000420-CAAX-MX CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. D/B/A CITIFINCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., AND OKLAHOMA CORPORATION Plaintiff, vs. CATHERINE WEHRWEIN, et al Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case, I will sell the property located in HENDRY County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in HENDRY County, Florida, described as: FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD 29, RUN S 3’45” EAST ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD 29, A DISTANCE OF 1,524.3 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE N 86’34” E, A DISTANCE OF 450.00 FEET; THENCE S 3’45 ” E A DISTANCE OF 300.00 FEET; THENCE S 86’34” W A DISTANCE OF 450.00 FEET; THENCE N 3’45” W A DISTANCE OF 300.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS THE WESTERLY 50 FEET FO R RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE ROAD 29, BEING IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, OF HENDR Y COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS BUS. LOTS 5-16 INC. SECTION F-2 LABELLE RANCHETTES. Property address: 6299 S State Rd 29 Labelle, FL 33935 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at www.hendry.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 AM on April 9, 2014. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 27th day of January, 2014. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /S/ J. Bevis Law Of ces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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, 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. 461083 CN 3/13,20/2014 NOTICE OF MEETINGThe Barron Water Control District Board of Supervisors will meet at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the of ce of the District, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, Florida.The purpose of the meeting is to conduct regular business that may require Board action. This meeting is open to the public. Mark Colbert, Chairman 463534 CN/CB 3/13,20/2014 NOTICE TO PUBLIC The Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm in Suite 2 at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is invited to attend.463939 CN/CB 3/20/2014 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 04/11/2014, 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 BUICK 2G4WS52MXX1581342 463961 CN 3/20/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 14000001CAMXAX Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. Plaintiff Vs. LONNIE SAMPSON JR., et al Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant: UNKNOWN HEIRS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND ALL PERSONS, FIRMS OR ASSOCIATIONS CLAIMING RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST FROM OR UNDER LONNIE SAMPSON, JR. 217 10TH STREET NW MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 1, BLOCK 35, RANCH LAKE ESTATES, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF MOORE HAVEN, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF ON FILE AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 37, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 217 10th Street NW, Moore Haven, FL 33471 Has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Udren Law Of ces, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 2101 W. Commercial Blvd, Suite 5000, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 on or before April 11, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of this Notice in Glades County Democrat and le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. You have 30 calendar days after the rst publication of this Notice to le a written response to the attached complaint with the clerk of this court. A phone call will not protect you. Your written response, including the case number given above and the names of the parties, must be led if you want the court to hear your side of the case. If you do not le your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, money, and property may thereafter be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service or a legal aid of ce (listed in the phone book). 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 the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the 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 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 impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 26th day of February, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court by: BY: Kayleen Murphy As Deputy Clerk 463008 CN 3/13,20,27;4/3/2014 Public NoticeNOTICE FOR BIDS Barron Water Control District will accept sealed bid proposals up to 10:00 A.M., Friday, March 28, 2014, for the sale of a 2004 John Deere Tractor Model 6415 with a minimum bid price of $18,000.00. Anyone interested in seeing the tractor or getting speci cations may contact the District of ce at 863-675-0346. SEALED bids will be received at the District of ce, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, Port LaBelle, or by mail to P.O. Box 1606, LaBelle, Florida, 33975. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids with or without cause and to accept the bid that, in its judgment, will be in the best interest of the District, Lester B. Baird, Sr. General Manager Barron Water Control District 463928 CN/CB 3/20,27/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000774CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JORGE MACHADO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JORGE MACHADO; ESPERANZA MACHADO A/K/A ESPERANZO O. MACHADO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ESPERANZA MACHADO A/K/A ESPERANZA O. MACHADO; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 6, 2014, and entered in Case No. 13000774CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff and JORGE MACHADO; ESPERANZA MACHADO A/K/A ESPERANZA O. MACHADO; 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 9th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5, BLOCK 75, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 37 THROUGH 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH 2009 MOBILE HOME VIN#S FLFL870A33991CM31 AND FLFL870B33991CM31 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 7th day of March, 2014. BARBARA S. BUTLER As Clerk of said Court BY: /S/ MaryAnn Munoz As Deputy Clerk 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. 463480 CN 3/13,20/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013-CA-000428 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida Plaintiff vs. ORBELIN MENDOZA, et al., Defendants CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiff’s Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on February 27, 2014 in the abovestyled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on April 9, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. (EST),hendry.realforeclose.com. LOT 27, LAKESIDE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 173 AND 174, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1998 FLEETWOOD VALUE ELITE 66’ X 14’ MOBILE HOME BEARING VIN/SERIAL NO. GAFLV39A10212VH31. Property Address: 3731 Dustin Street Labelle, FL 33935 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated February 27, 2014. BARBARA S. BUTLER, CLERK HENDRY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT BY: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 463093 CN 3/13,20/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA Maria Christina Herandez Castro Petitioner and Gerardo Castro Cardona Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Gerardo Castro Cardona 312 Ellis St., Ft. Myer, FL 33903 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Petition for Dissolution of Marriage has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Maria Christina Hernandez Castro whose address is P.O. Box 1192, Moore Haven, FL 33471 on or before and before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated February 18, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Kayleen Murphy Deputy Clerk 462407 CN 2/27;3/6,13,20/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Time to clean out the attic, basement and/or garage? Advertise your yard sale in the classifieds and make your clean up a breeze! How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds One mans trash is another mans treasure. Turn your trash to treasure with an ad in the classifieds. 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 Free Foreclosure Prevention AssistanceDebthelper, an HUD approved counseling agency, is offering free foreclosure prevention assistance. Debthelper is found inside of United Way/Goodwills Industry, located at 969 W. Sugarland Highway in Clewiston, and is open on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please contact Maria Torres at 863-301-3180 or 863-983-2774 for an appointment.Health Fair/ Outreach Festival Elite Heathcare Staff is proud to announce the upcoming Health Fair/Outreach Festival, which will be held on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, located at 901 Della Tobias Avenue in Clewiston. Elite is under the care of Dr. Hans M. Louis-Charles, MD and Angela Engram, A.R.N.P. They are inviting everyone in the community and surrounding areas to come out and enjoy the festivities, including food, drinks, health screenings and carnival activities for the kids to enjoy. All festivities are free of charge. The carnival festivities are being sponsored by the people, local business and organizations of the community. Anyone interested in becoming a sponsor or anyone who may have questions and/or concerns should contact April Minikwu at 863-8050317 (of ce) or 561-449-1009 (cell).Garden Club Field TripThe Clewiston Garden Club will be going on a eld trip to the Springtime Nursery on Thursday, March 20. The club will meet at the Clewiston Museum at 9:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be provided while waiting for all members to arrive. After the eld trip, the club will be going to Forrey Grill in LaBelle for lunch.Presentation on 7 AprilThe Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will present a program on "Palm Beach County's Trail Connections." Highlighting the connections between the county parks and natural areas. The presentation will be at the Nature Center at Okeeheelee County Park, at 7 p.m., on April 7. Okeeheelee County Park is located on Forest Hill Blvd., west of Jog road.Spring BreakfastEvangel Ladies Spring Breakfast will be Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Serving sausage, eggs, grits, biscuits, sausage gravy and hashbrown casserole. Come and enjoy a hearty breakfast and shop our baked goods. Take out is available. Suggested donation is $6 for adults and $3 for children. 350 South Berner Road, Clewiston.Free ‘Frozen’ Movie NightJoin us at First United Methodist Church on Friday, March 21, 6 p.m. for a free showing of Disney's "Frozen." There will be food, door prizes, and lots of good fellowship... and there is no charge! We preview all movies to assure family appropriateness before we show them! Come join us! COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION Lady Tigers’ SoftballPlease come out and support the Lady Tigers! Please contact Melissa Whitehead Carter at 863228-0479 with any questions or concerns. Lady Tigers’ Softball Schedule March 20: vs Lincoln Park (district game), 5 p.m./7 p.m., away. March 24: vs Bishop Verot, 5 p.m./7 p.m., home game. March 28: vs Moore Haven, 5 p.m./7 p.m., home game. April 1: vs Lake Placid, 5:30 p.m./7:30 p.m., home game. April 2: Pahokee (district game), 4:30 p.m., away. April 4: vs LaBelle, 5 p.m./7 p.m., away. April 8: vs King's Academy, 5 p.m., away. April 10: vs Glades Day, 3:30 p.m./5:30 p.m., away. April 14 to 17: districts at Clewiston.Clewiston Students on Dean’s ListHendry/Glades Center Students Named to 2013 Fall Dean's List. The Edison State College Hendry/Glades Center announces the 2013 Fall Dean's List. Edison State College students are named to the Fall Dean's List for completing 12 or more credits that semester with a grade of "C" or higher and a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Alva students named to the 2013 Fall Dean's List are Ryan Bodiot, Alyssa Challender, Tiffany Daley, Kellyann Erskin, Kaitlyn Johnson, Kailee Keeling, Janetta Mullins, and Megan Urban. Clewiston students named to the 2013 Fall Dean's List are Albert Dorelien, Kaitlin John, DeLana Lara, Izai Sanchez, and Cory Wilcox. LaBelle students named to the 2013 Fall Dean's List are Alma Benitez, Andrew Benkert, Trisha Bennett, Sherry Blanset, GianCarlos Castano, Austin English, Jessica Escamilla, Laura Escamilla, Michael Gonzalez, Elaine Guerrero, Mariel Juarez, Cesareo Leos, Ramon Leyva, Eunice Marquez, Angela Martinez, Joseph McDaniel, Amelia Molina, Mark Perkins, Yesenia Resendiz, Yisvi Rodriguez, Octavio Sandoval, Jiesha Stephens, Roberta Thomas, Brandon Toulis, Danielle Tritt, Elizabeth Walker, and Jessica Whitman. Moore Haven students named to the 2013 Fall Dean's List are Kelli Atkinson and Jason Queen.Homeschool Support Group MeetingH.E.R.E. (Home Educators Reaching for Excellence) meets on the second Saturday of every month at the Clewiston Library at 9 a.m. For more information, call Melanie Rudd at 863-228-7840. SCHOOL BRIEFS BY ELECTA WADDELL Clewiston Chamber of CommerceWould you get locked up to support the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce? This unique fundraiser allows participants to "serve time" in order to raise money to support the Chamber's Sugarland Tours. Citizens apply for a "warrant" to have an individual "arrested" by an of cer of the Chamber. The arresting of cer will have fun and creative arrest warrants, complete with quirky aliases and hilarious crimes. Out tted in black and white striped prison garb, those charged with a ctitious crime will be tasked with a "bail" amount they are required to raise before being released. Each jailed participant will serve his or her "time" at the makeshift jail facilities which will be constructed at the Clewiston Sugar Festival Chamber tent on April 12. They will be hauled off to jail from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. when the suspects will stand in front of a judge who will announce the litany of charges: too many strokes on the golf course, overzealous Florida Gator fan, being addicted to playing Candy Crush Saga and more. Local business professionals and high ranking of cials are expected to be some of the jailed. Money raised during the event goes to support the services and vital upgrades for Sugarland Tours. "We are bringing in individuals who are unfamiliar with Clewiston and taking them on tours that highlight all that is great about America's Sweetest Town," says the Chamber Board of Directors President Belinda Smith. Sugarland Tours is a 4.5-hour heritage and agricultural tour that runs from October to March and sees over 1,400 riders, most of which are snowbirds and individuals traveling from both coasts, attend. "These tours are a vital resource for the Chamber, as well as for Hendry County Tourism," say Smith. You can purchase warrants for $20 to $100 now at the Chamber of Commerce or by calling 863-983-7979. Follow the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce on Facebook to see all the mug shots of our jail birds! Jail and Bail for a Good Cause SUBMITTED PHOTOSCentral Spelling BeePictured are the spelling bee participants at Central Elementary School. Congratulations to all! Winners: Caroline McCray ( rst place), Joana Pardes (second place) and Tyqwon Mills (alternate).

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT 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 3172 2007 4104329-06023380170 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 17, Block 2338, PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463830 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Public Notice 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 3212 2007 4104329-07022070130 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 13, Block 2207, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463831 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 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 3306 2007 4104329-07022410420 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 42, Block 2241, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463816 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 4171 2010 4104329-03021320130 Nick & Berta Bellino Lot 13, in Block 2132, PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 73, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463081 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Public Notice 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 2839 2010 1074433-03000230080 Denton II LLC Lot 8, in Block 23, of WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 thru 2, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463080 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Public Notice 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 4400 2010 4104329-07022040230 Ella III LLC Lot 23, in Block 2204, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 116, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463083 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Public Notice 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 3691 2010 3014334-01004950061 Rogelio Azua & Magda Elena Silva Lot 12, Block 495, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 71-78, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463079 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT 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 4211 2010 4104329-03021390110 Virginia C Lawter + Martha C Deuterman + Barbara J Lawter + L Candice McCraken + Linda Lee Lot 11, in Block 2139, PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 73, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463082 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Judy Barton 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 2450 2006 4104329-03021250280 Manuel V & Editha Buzon Lot 28, Block 2125, of Port LaBelle Unit 3, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Parcel Identi cation Number: 4-29-43-10-030-2125-028.0 Property Address: 5045 NE Tradewinds Circle, Port LaBelle, FL 33935 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463820 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Judy Barton, 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 3031 2006 4104329-09023150020 Anthony Brown Lot 2, Block 2315, of Port LaBelle Unit 9, a Subdivision according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 144, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Parcel Identi cation Number: 4-29-43-10-090-2135-002.0 Property Address: 8004 Royal Circle, Port LaBelle, FL 33935 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463825 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 2008-001356-CA A S LILY LLC. Plaintiff v RENE L. FROMETA a/k/a Rene Frometa, et al., NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause in the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, the Clerk of Hendry County will sell the property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: Description of Mortgaged and Personal Property Lot 36, Block B, Sugar Land Estates Additions No. 1, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, at Pages 124 and 125, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. The street address of which is 1015 West Aztec Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440. at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at www.hendry.realforeclose.com on April 9, 2014 at 1:00 a.m. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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: February 24, 2014 By: /s/J. Bevis D.C. A ttorney for Plaintiff J. Andrew Baldwin dbaldwin@solomonlaw.com Florida Bar No. 671347 T HE SOLOMON LAW GROUP P.A. 1881 West Kennedy Boulevard T ampa, Florida 33606-1606 A TTENTION: 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 Krista Garber, ADA Coordinator, in the A dministrative Of ce of the Court, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpoochee Avenue, Administrative Building, 2nd Floor, Labelle, Florida 33935; telephone number (863)675-5201 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770 462736 CN 3/20,27/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2009-000508-CA DEUTSCH BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-FF8, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FF8 Plaintiff, vs, EDWARD HAGGIN; LAFAYE HAGGIN, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown. persons or unknown spouses by through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hendry County, Florida, will on the 9th day of April, 2014, at 11:00AM in Front of the Of ce of the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the Hendry County Courthouse, www.hendry.realforeclose.com, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in. Hendry County, Florida: Lot 2, Block 2, Block D, Harlem addition no. 9, phase two, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 172, inclusive, 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 10th day of March, 2014.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 arc hearing or voice impaired, call 711.CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 463963 CN 3./20,27/2014 Public Notice Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds.NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LANDOWNERS OF DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Disston Island Conservancy District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Disston Island Conservancy District for the year 2013, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Of ce, 1995 West Hwy 27, Clewiston, Florida on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:00 A.M., for the purpose of: 1. Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT BY: Sam Williams, President 463470 CN/GCD 3/13,20/2014 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 3216 2007 4104329-07022070200 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 20, Block 2207, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463815 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LANDOWNERS OF BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Bolles Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Bolles Drainage District for the year 2013, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Of ce, 1995 West Hwy 27, Clewiston, Florida, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:15 AM, for the purpose of: 1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS BY: Ruben Rifa, President 463469 CN 3/13,20/2014 MOWING BID Barron Water Control District is accepting SEALED bid proposals up to 2:00 P.M., Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the District of ce, 3293 Dellwood Terrace, LaBelle, FL for mowing canal rights-of-way. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the District of ce located at 3293 Dellwood Terrace, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), PO Box 1606, LaBelle, FL 33975-1606 (mailing address) or by calling 863-675-0346. This solicitation does not commit the District 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 District 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 District. Barron Water Control District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Workplace. Mark Colbert, Chairman Board of Supervisors 462993 CN 3/6,13,20/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Judy Barton 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 699 2006 1334331-A0002290000 TCPA Properties The Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. (Also known as Tract 149, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision.) Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-31-43-33-A00-0029.0000 Property Address: 5325 Pioneer 20th Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463818 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014

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Public Notice 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 879 2010 1274329-01000E20340 Juan Esquivel THE WEST ONE-HALF OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: From the intersection of the South line of Section 4, Township 44 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, with the centerline of SR 29, run N 03 degrees 51’ W, along the centerline of SR 29, a distance of 400 feet to the P.O.B. Thence N 86 degrees 26’ E 450 feet; thence S 03 degrees 51’ E 125 feet; thence S 86 degrees 26’ W 450 feet; thence N 03 degrees 51’ W 125 feet to the P.O.B. Less the Westerly 50 feet for the right-ofway of SR 29. More commonly known as Business Lots 34, 35, 36, 37 and 38, Section E-2, LaBelle Ranchettes, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463084 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 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 839 2010 1274329-01000A10040 Davis Bros Music Co c/o Julie K Strickland From the intersection of the South line of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, with the centerline of State Road 29, run N 3 degrees 47’ W along the centerline of State road 29, a distance of 1514.3 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Thence N 87 degrees 49 E, 450 feet; thence S 3 degrees 45’ W, 100 feet; thence S 87 degrees 49’ W, 450 feet; thence N 3 degrees 47’ W, 100 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. LESS the Westerly 50 feet for right-of-way of State Road 29. Being in Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida and commonly known as Business Lots 4-7, inclusive, Section A-1, LABELLE RANCHETTES, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463078 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Florida Comm Bank NA CTLRLASSG, Magnolia TC3 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 392 2011 1314229-01000001110 Herculano C Huero + Tomasa Leyva The West one-half of Lot 111, all of Lot 112 and the East one-half of Lot 113, NORTH LABELLE HEIGHTS, accor ding to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 16, Public Records of Glades County, Florida, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 2001 NOBILITY double-wide mobile home having Identi cation Nos. N810145A & N810145B, Title Nos. 87429805 & 87429843 and RP Decal Nos. 12124360 & 12124362, which is permanently af xed to real property. (Lien Holder: Big Lake National Bank) Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-29-42-31-010-0000-111.0 Property Address: 1310 Apache Avenue, LaBelle, FL 33935 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463822 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Florida Comm Bank NA CTLRLASSG, Magnolia TC3 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 541 2011 1324229-A0000180000 Oquab & Sana Abuquab A lot or parcel of land lying in the Southeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, which lot or parcel is described as follows: From the Southwest corner of said quarter quarter section run North along the west line thereof for 209 feet; thence run East parallel with the South line of said quarter quarter section for 174 feet; to the point of beginning of the lands herein described. From said point of beginning continue North parallel with the west line of said quarter quarter Section for 80 feet; thence run East parallel with the South line of said quarter quarter section for 234.6 feet more or less to the West right-of-way line of State Road No. 29 (formerly No. 621) thence run Southerly along said right-of-way line for 80 feet to an intersection with a line through the point of beginning parallel with the South line of said quarter quarter section; thence run West along said parallel line for 235 feet more or less to the point of beginning. Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-29-42-32-A00-0018.0000 Property Address: 1033 N SR 29, LaBelle, FL 33935 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463823 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000470 Bank of America, National Association Plaintiff, -VS.David M. Adams a/k/a David Adams; Patricia Adams a/k/a Patricia G. Adams; Any and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under, and against the herein named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees or other claimants; John Doe and Jane Doe as unknown tenants in possession Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000470 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein Bank of America, National Association, Plaintiff and Patricial Adams are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Barbara S. Butler, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at WWW.HENDRY.REALFORECLOSE.COM, at 11:00 A.M. on April 9, 2014, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5, BLOCK A, SUGARLAND ESTATES ADDITION NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE(S) 124, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator;1700 Monroe Street, Suite 1213, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (239) 533-1521 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Barbara S. Butler CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Hendry County, Florida /S/ J. Bevis DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431, (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 463632 CN 3/20,27/2014 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000920CAAXMX ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff(s), vs. ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF BRENDA V. WILLIAMS DECEASED, WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, et al, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST, THE ESTATE OF BRENDA V. WILLIAMS DECEASED, WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOW ADDRESS IS: 350 NORTH BRIDA STREET, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown named Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property, LOT 2, IN BLOCK 9, 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. TOGETHER WITH A 1994 SHADOW MASTER DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN: 146M8107A AND 146M8107B more commonly known as 350 NORTH BRIDA STREET, CLEWISTON, FL 33440 This action has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on Plaintiff’s attorney, GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A., whose address is 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607, on or before 30 days after date of rst publication and le the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 20th day of January, 2014. BARBARA S. BUTLER, Clerk HENDRY County, Florida BY: S. Miller Deputy Clerk “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, HENDRY County, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVENUE, LABELLE FL 33935-County Phone; 863-675-5204 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service”.463481 CN 3/13,20/2014 Public Notice 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 3324 2007 4104329-080000D0160 CHL Home Builders Inc Tract D16, Block 2255, PORT LABELLE UNIT 8, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 131, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463835 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 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 3727 2007 4104329-12024790160 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 16, Block 2479, PORT LABELLE UNIT12, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 42, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463834 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Hendry County, Florida and Incorporated Areas The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report, re ecting proposed ood hazard determinations within Hendry County, Florida and Incorporated Areas. These ood hazard determinations may include the addition or modi cation of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base ood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory oodway. Technical information or comments are solicited on the proposed ood hazard determinations shown on the preliminary FIS report and/or FIRM for Hendry County, Florida and Incorporated Areas. These ood hazard determinations are the basis for the oodplain management measures that your community is required to either adopt or show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain quali ed for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. However, before these determinations are effective for oodplain management purposes, you will be provided an opportunity to appeal the proposed information. For information on the statutory 90 day period provided for appeals, as well as a complete listing of the communities affected and the locations where copies of the FIRM are available for review, please visit FEMA’s website at http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/bfe, or call the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627). 463384 CN/CB3/13,20/2014 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 542 2010 1324229-A0000560000 Denton II LLC The East one-half of the following described property as divided by a North-South line parallel to the East boundary thereof. The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter and the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter, EXCLUDING the East 178.99 feet and EXCLUDING the North 150 feet of the West 375 feet of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to a perpetual easement for ingress and egress across the North 30 feet thereof. Subject to a perpetual easement for ingress, egress and utilities across the East 30 feet thereof and across the South 30 feet of the East 200 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at www.hendry.realforeclose.com at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463077 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 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 3201 2007 4104329-07022040120 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 12, Block 2204, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463833 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 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 46 2010 1094328-A0000040100 Harry T Spotts Commence at the West one-quarter corner of Section 10, Township 43 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida: thence N 1 degree 12’ 19” W, a distance of 50.00 feet to the North right-of-way of State Road 78 and the Point-of-Beginning; thence S 89 degrees 25’ 30” E, along said North right-of-way, a distance of 175.00 feet; thence N 1 degree 12’ 19” W, a distance of 684.50 feet to the center-line meander of Jacks branch as December 3, 1973: thence Westerly along said center-line meander to a point that bears N 1 degree 12’ 19” W, a distance of 709.00 feet and N 89 degrees 25’ 30” W, a distance of 172.00 feet from Point-of-Beginning; thence S 1 degree 12’ 19” E, a distance of 709.00 feet; thence S 89 degrees 25’ 30” E, a distance of 172.00 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT the East 175 feet as measured perpendicular. 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463076 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Judy Barton 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 1491 2006 1364432-A0001650100 Sophie Joblonski Est + Khosrow Dashtaki c/o Khosrow Dashtaki The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. (Also known as Lot 4001 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.) Parcel Identi cation Number: 1-32-44-36-A00-0165.0100 Property Address: 845 S. Romero Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463819 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Public Notice Public NoticeNOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE LANDOWNERS OF RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of Ritta Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners of Ritta Drainage District for the year 2013, will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Of ce, 1995 West Hwy 27, Clewiston, Florida on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM, for the purpose of: 1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years. 2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as the landowners may determine. 3. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT BY: Steve Stiles, President 463471 BGS/CN 3/13,20/2014 Public Notice Public Notice 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014 The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) held its monthly Governing Board meeting this month in Fort Myers and received an update on water resource projects to bene t the Caloosahatchee River and estuary. The public meeting is part of a practice to conduct District business away from West Palm Beach headquarters several times a year, giving local residents increased opportunities to interact with the Board. As part of the public meeting, SFWMD staff provided an update on key projects that are currently operating or underway to bene t the region. Together, the projects are aimed at improving water quality and water storage throughout the Caloosahatchee basin, which will improve conditions in the coastal estuary, as well. Project descriptions and implementation status are listed below: Nicodemus Slough Reduces excess freshwater ows to the estuary and provides 34,000 acre-feet of storage. Clearing is complete, the main canal excavation is underway and the main pump is being manufactured. Lake Hicpochee North Provides shallow water storage of about 1,917 acre-feet and hydrologic restoration to portions of the lake. Preliminary surveying and geo-technical investigations are completed. Engineering design began in December 2013. C-43 West Basin Storage Reservoir Reduces nutrients owing to the Caloosahatchee River and improves the salinity balance in the estuary by storing water on the site. Capacity at the reservoir will be 170,000 acre-feet. Design and environmental assessments are complete and construction is pending Congressional authorization. The site is currently being utilized to store excess water that would otherwise ow to the river and estuary. Four Corners Provides water storage and treatment improvements in Hendry County and stores 300 acre-feet of water in the Bob Janes Preserve in Lee County. Design and permitting of the Hendry County owway is scheduled to be complete in May. The Lee County component is complete and operating. Lehigh Headwaters – Mirror Lakes Rehydrates Mirror Lakes Preserve with 1,000 acre-feet of storage, restores ow south of State Road 82 with 500 acre-feet of storage and moves water to the Estero watershed with 2,000 acrefeet of storage. Mirror Lakes preserve work is complete; other work is ongoing in a cooperative effort with multiple agencies and partners. Lehigh Headwaters – Southwest Weirs Reduces phosphorus and nitrogen owing to the river; provides 1,000 acre-feet of storage. Permits have been acquired and construction is set to begin in October. Charlotte Harbor Flatwoods Restores more natural ows to Charlotte Harbor, stores and treats water, recharges ground water supplies and improves wildlife habitat. Work is ongoing in a cooperative effort with multiple agencies and partners. North Six-Mile Cypress Preserve Provides 1,400 acre-feet of storage and restores historic sheet ow. Permits are being nalized and construction is set to be complete in June. Southern CREW Wetland Restoration Restores the hydrology and ecology of 4,150 acres. Design is complete and permitting has been initiated. Picayune Strand Restoration Restores and enhances 72,000 acres of wetlands and improves the water quality of coastal estuaries. Pump stations are under construction and the Manatee Mitigation Feature is in design. Suite of West Coast Projects Bene t Caloosahatchee BasinIncreased water storage and treatment also help to protect estuary BY PAT DOBBINS Florida Department of HealthNorovirus is commonly called the "stomach u," though it is not related to any u viruses. Noroviruses are found in the stool or vomit of infected people. Norovirus is highly contagious and may cause vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps. Anyone can be infected and get sick with noroviruses. Symptoms usually start within 24 to 48 hours and most people begin to feel better within one or two days and have no long-term health effects. NOTE: People with Norovirus illness are contagious from the moment they begin feeling sick until at least three days after they recover. But, some people may be contagious for even longer. There is no vaccine to prevent Norovirus infection and there is no drug to treat people who get sick from the virus. Antibiotics will not help if you have Norovirus illness. This is because antibiotics ght against bacteria, not viruses. Norovirus can spread quickly from person to person in crowded, closed places. People can become infected with the virus in several ways including: Touching surfaces or objects contaminated with the virus, and then placing their hands in their mouth. Eating food or drinking liquids that have been contaminated with the virus, usually from the food handler not washing their hands properly. Eating food or drinking liquids that are contaminated with Norovirus when someone gets stool or vomit on their hands, and then touches the food or drink. Having direct contact with another person who is infected and showing symptoms, for example, caring for someone who is infected or sharing food or eating utensils with someone who is infected. The best way to reduce chances of getting Norovirus is by following some simple tips: Wash hands frequently, especially after going to the bathroom, changing diapers, before eating and prior to preparing food. Carefully wash fruits and vegetables and cook foods completely before eating them. Clean and disinfect contaminated surfaces immediately after an episode of illness by using bleach-based household cleaners. Immediately remove and wash clothing or linens that may be contaminated with the virus after an episode of illness (use hot water and soap). Flush or discard any vomit and/or stool in the toilet and clean the surrounding area. People who have symptoms of vomiting or diarrhea should not prepare or handle food until they are completely free of symptoms and for at least three days after all symptoms are gone. Any foods that may have been contaminated by an ill person should be thrown away. For additional information, visit http://www.cdc.gov/ Features/Norovirus/ or talk with a healthcare provider. Norovirus and How to Treat Symptoms SUBMITTED PHOTOAYSO Donation by Bass AnglersLarry Patterson, of Clewiston Bass Anglers, presents Carmen Villarreal of the AYSO a check for a donation from the Clewiston Bass Anglers. Eastside Elementary School friends and family would like to congratulate their spelling bee winners. Pictured from left to righ t are second place winner Silvestre Anguilo, rst place winner Fatima Emran and third place winner Carlos Marrero. All are invited to attend the Hendry County Spell Bee on March 20 at 8:30 a.m. in the Eastside/Westside cafeteria. Come and show support for the winners as they compete in the Hendry C ounty Spelling Bee! Eastside Spelling Bee Winners SUBMITTED PHOTO

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Public Notice Public Notice SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Glades County is applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a grant under the Economic Development category in the amount of $1,154,967.00 under the FFY 2013 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must bene t low and moderate income persons. The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage bene t to low and moderate income persons for which Glades County is applying are: Activity Number and Name Budget LMI% Bene t 17B Water Lines $ 162,000.00 At Least 51% 17B Sewer Facilities $ 392,000.00 At Least 51% 17B Street Improvements $ 410,967.00 At Least 51% 21A Administration $ 70,000.00 N/A 21B Engineering $ 120,000.00 N/A Total $1,154,967.00 The project will involved water main extension, construction of a lift station and sanitary sewer force main, and street improvements with associated drainage required for the development of an automotive travel center and Logistics Training Center along US 27 within unincorporated Glades County. Glades County plans to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG funded activities; if any persons are displaced as a result of these planned activities, Glades County will assist with relocation payments based on uniform act requirements. A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the application will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible at the Glades County, Board of County Commissioners meeting room in the Glades County Courthouse located at 500 Avenue J, Moore Haven, Florida 33471. A draft copy of the application will be available for review at that time. A nal copy of the application will be made available at the Glades County Courthouse, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. no more than ve (5) working days after April 8, 2014. The application will be submitted to DEO on or before May 15, 2014. To obtain additional information concerning the application and the public hearing, contact Mr. Paul E. Carlisle, County Manager, Glades County Courthouse, 500 Avenue J, Moore Haven, Florida 33471, telephone number (863) 946-6000. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact Mr. Carlisle at least ve calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Mr. Carlisle at least ve calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact Mr. Carlisle at least ve calendar days prior to the meeting. Pursuant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform Act of 1989, the following disclosures will be submitted to DEO with the application. The disclosures will be made available by Glades County and DEO for public inspection upon request. These disclosures will be available on and after the date of submission of the application and shall continue to remain available for a minimum period of six years. 1. Other Government (federal, state, and local) assistance to the project in the form of a gift, grant, loan, guarantee, insurance payment, rebate, subsidy, credit, tax, bene t or any other form of direct or indirect bene ts by source and amount; 2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all developers, contractors, or consultants involved in the application for assistance or in the planning or development of the project or activity; 3. The identities and pecuniary interests of any other persons with a pecuniary interest in the project that can reasonably be expected to exceed $50,000.00 or 10% of the grant request (whichever is lower); 4. For those developers, contractors, consultants, property owners, or others listed in two (2) or three (3) above which are corporations, or other entities, the identi cation and pecuniary interest by corporation or entity of each of cer, director, principal stockholder, or other of cial of the entity;5. The expected sources of all funds to be provided to the project by each of the providers of those funds and the amount provided; and 6. The expected uses of all funds by activities and amount. A Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity/Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction. 463980 GCD 3/20/2014 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Notice of Intended Agency Action The South Florida Water Management District gives notice of its intent to issue a Water Use Permit (permit) with conditions, Permit # 26-00483-W, Application 060626-25, to Alico, Inc., 10070 Daniels Interstate Court, Suite 100, Ft. Myers, Florida 33913, for the project called Alico Southeast Ranch. The project was originally permitted on June 11, 1992. The renewal of the permit is for proposed agricultural irrigation 1,170 acres of tomatoes using a ood/seepage irrigation system from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer via four existing and ten proposed wells. The annual allocation is 1,002 million gallons, the maximum monthly allocation is 268.7 million gallons and the freeze allocation is 14.97 million gallons. The property is located in eastern Hendry County, southwest of the intersection of Dooley Grade Road and County Road 835, approximately 2.0 miles west of the L-2W Canal. The lands are in all or parts of S25, 35, 36/T45S/R33E, Hendry County, Florida. The Permit and the Staff Report setting forth the staff recommendation regarding the permit, issued on March 10, 2014, including limiting conditions to provide reasonable assurances that the project meets SFWMD statutes and rules, is reasonable-bene cial, does not interfere with any presently existing legal use of water and is consistent with the public interest, can be obtained by contacting the Regulatory Records Management Section, during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406, Regulation Division, by telephone at 561-682-6911, by e-mail at permits@sfwmd.gov, or by accessing the Staff Report directly from the District’s website www.sfwmd.gov, using the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. The District’s proposed agency action as set forth in the Staff Report shall become nal unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is led under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for ling a petition. RIGHT TO REQUEST ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING As required by Sections 120.569(1), and 120.60(3), Fla. Stat., following is notice of the opportunities which may be available for administrative hearing or judicial review when the substantial interests of a party are determined by an agency. Please note that this Notice of Rights is not intended to provide legal advice. Not all the legal proceedings detailed below may be an applicable or appropriate remedy. You may wish to consult your attorney regarding your legal rights. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected by the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD or District) action has the right to request an administrative hearing on that action pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Fla. Stat. Persons seeking a hearing on a District decision which does or may determine their substantial interests shall le a petition for hearing with the District Clerk within 21 days of receipt of written notice of the decision, unless one of the following shorter time periods apply: 1) within 14 days of the notice of consolidated intent to grant or deny concurrently reviewed applications for environmental resource permits and use of sovereign submerged lands pursuant to Section 373.427, Fla. Stat.; or 2) within 14 days of service of an Administrative Order pursuant to Subsection 373.119(1), Fla. Stat. “Receipt of written notice of agency decision” means receipt of either written notice through mail, or electronic mail, or posting that the District has or intends to take nal agency action, or publication of notice that the District has or intends to take nal agency action. Any person who receives written notice of a SFWMD decision and fails to le a written request for hearing within the timeframe described above waives the right to request a hearing on that decision. Filing Instructions The Petition must be led with the Of ce of the District Clerk of the SFWMD. Filings with the District Clerk may be made by mail, hand-delivery or facsimile. Filings by e-mail will not be accepted Any person wishing to receive a clerked copy with the date and time stamped must provide an additional copy. A petition for administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt during normal business hours by the District Clerk at SFWMD headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida. Any document received by the of ce of the SFWMD Clerk after 5:00 p.m. shall be led as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day. Additional ling instructions are as follows: • Filings by mail must be addressed to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk, P.O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, Florida 33416. • Filings by hand-delivery must be delivered to the Of ce of the SFWMD Clerk. Delivery of a petition to the SFWMD’s security desk does not constitute ling. To ensure proper ling, it will be necessary to request the SFWMD’s security of cer to contact the Clerk’s of ce An employee of the SFWMD’s Clerk’s of ce will receive and le the petition. • Filings by facsimile must be transmitted to the SFWMD Clerk’s Of ce at (561) 682-6010. Pursuant to Subsections 28-106.104(7), (8) and (9), Fla. Admin. Code, a party who les a document by facsimile represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of that proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause. Any party who elects to le any document by facsimile shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly led with the clerk as a result. The ling date for a document led by facsimile shall be the date the SFWMD Clerk receives the complete document. Initiation of an Administrative Hearing Pursuant to Rules 28-106.201 and 28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code, initiation of an administrative hearing shall be made by written petition to the SFWMD in legible form and on 8 and 1/2 by 11 inch white paper. All petitions shall contain: 1. Identi cation of the action being contested, including the permit number, application number, District le number or any other SFWMD identi cation number, if known. 2. The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and petitioner’s representative, if any. 3. An explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination. 4. A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the SFWMD’s decision. 5. A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate. 6. A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the speci c facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 7. A statement of the speci c rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modi cation of the SFWMD’s proposed action. 8. If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also include an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the speci c rules or statutes. 9. A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the SFWMD’s proposed action. A person may le a request for an extension of time for ling a petition. The SFWMD may, for good cause, grant the request. Requests for extension of time must be led with the SFWMD prior to the deadline for ling a petition for hearing. Such requests for extension shall contain a certi cate that the moving party has consulted with all other parties concerning the extension and that the SFWMD and any other parties agree to or oppose the extension. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. If the District takes action with substantially different impacts on water resources from the notice of intended agency decision, the persons who may be substantially affected shall have an additional point of entry pursuant to Rule 28-106.111, Fla. Admin. Code, unless otherwise provided by law. Mediation The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-.405, Fla. Admin. Code. The SFWMD is not proposing mediation for this agency action under Section 120.573, Fla. Stat., at this time. RIGHT TO SEEK JUDICIAL REVIEW Pursuant to Sections 120.60(3) and 120.68, Fla. Stat., a party who is adversely affected by nal SFWMD action may seek judicial review of the SFWMD’s nal decision by ling a notice of appeal pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.110 in the Fourth District Court of Appeal or in the appellate district where a party resides and ling a second copy of the notice with the SFWMD Clerk within 30 days of rendering of the nal SFWMD action. 463931 CN 3/20/2014 Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Public Notice When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 4243 2010 4104329-04021680150 Javier Zelaya Lot 15, Block 2168, PORT LABELLE UNIT 4, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 86, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463074 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 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 4239 2010 4104329-04021650020 James V Pridgen Lot 2, Block 2165, PORT LABELLE UNIT 4, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 86, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463085 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 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 3136 2007 4104329-06021930150 CHL Holdings Inc Lot 15, Block 2193, PORT LABELLE UNIT 6, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 109, 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 Fourth Thursday in the month of April, 2014 which is the 24th day of April, 2014. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463826 CN/CB 3/20,27;4/3,10/2014 Love the earth Recycle your used items by selling them in the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Reading a newspaper helps you understand the world around you. No wonder newspaper readers are more successful people! Shop here first! The classified ads Shop here first! The classified ads 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 4244 2010 4104329-04021690100 David Scott Washburn Lot 10, Block 2169, PORT LABELLE UNIT 4, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 86, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2014, which is the 10th day of April, 2014. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 463075 CN 3/6,13,20,27/2014 Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Your new home could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 20, 2014

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