204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, Florida 33513 Call us at (352) 793-2161 Sumter County Times Thursday, July 21, 2011Volume 125 Number 28Established in 1881 50 Cents E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org For more news, videos, photos Visit us: sumtercountytimes.comT IMES QUICK CLICK SUMTER COUNTY COLD CASES COUPONS COUPONS $$$$$$$$$ INSIDE THIS ISSUE Theres no photograph of Addie Torrance and very little evidence in her case file at the Sumter County Sheriffs Office only a few photos of her home after it was destroyed by fire. What investigators do know is that someone murdered the 89year-old Webster resident. They broke into her home in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 17, 1979, doused the place with old gasoline and set it ablaze. Authorities were alerted to the fire about 4:55 a.m. They also doused the elderly woman with gasoline. Her charred remains were found in bed in her bedroom. Torrance lived alone in the home on the west side of Webster. While there hasnt been an arrest in all these years, law enforcement investigators still maintain that they have a suspect just not enough evidence to arrest the person. B OB R EICHMAN Editor Someone set woman, 89, ablaze 43 pets taken Society seeks local support This is the seventh story in a series of stories featuring 12 unsolved murders contained in the Sumter County Sheriffs Office Cold Case File. During the upcoming weeks, the Sumter County Times will publish information about each of the murders. County seeks Villages for development job If approved by county commissioners and voters, economic development for Sumter County would become the responsibility of The Villages during the upcoming 2011-12 fiscal year while the Chamber of Commerce will be out $16,000. The proposals are just several included in the budget proposal submitted to the County Commission for consideration by County Administrator Bradley Arnold. County commissioners met two days last week and finalized a proposed budget for the upcoming 2011-12 fiscal year that does not include an increase to taxpayers. They also agreed to pass economic development onto The Villages and to withhold financial support from the Chamber of Commerce. As far as economic development is concerned, currently, E5 Solutions is operating as Sumter County Economic Development. However, the companys contract with the county ends Sept. 30, 2011. With the end of the contract, so goes an annual amount of about $513,000. The board instructed Arnold to cease negotiations with E5 and instead the county will be looking toward The Villages to provide development services to the county. The Villages would assume the marketing function doing business as Sumter County Economic Development. The assistant director for development services would be the direct point of contact for any leads and follow up provided through these marketing efforts as well as continuing the direct existing business outreach, Arnolds budget proposal states. Arnold said last Friday that he will begin negotiations with The Villages to fulfill that role. He does not expect a final contract or a contractual amount to be ready before September. But is it odd to pay an adult retirement community as the countys provider of economic development services? I wouldnt call it odd, Arnold told the Times. Id call it unique. Because of its outstanding marketing record, The Villages is ideal for the role, he said. Theres something different here in Sumter County, when that developB OB R EICHMAN Editor BOB REICHMAN/Sumter County TimesThese two puppies are being cared for by Humane Society volunteers until they are old enough to be adopted. B OB R EICHMAN Editor A South Sumter family voluntarily gave up 43 cats and dogs last week to animal care providers when the pets became too much for the family to deal with. All told, 18 dogs and 25 cats were removed from the home by representatives of the Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County. The animals are being cared for at the Humane Society facility in Sumterville. Were getting them ready for adoption or foster housing, said case investigator Sheri Evans. Evans said no charges are being filed and the family is not being identified because they were trying to get help for the animals. It was pretty overwhelming for the family and the living conditions for the animals were not desirable, Evans said. The dogs were housed in wirefenced kennels and the cats were kept in a housed area at the home that did not have air conditioning. Now that most of the animals are gone, the family can concentrate more on themselves and the dogs that were left with them, she said. Most of the animals are in good health, although some of the dogs will have to be treated for heartworms, Evans said. After their arrival at the Humane Society, volun-See CASE Page 3 See COUNTY Page 5 The Sumter County Special Investigations Squad, crime scene analysts, Sumter County Fire and Rescue and a disposal team from the Lake County Sheriffs Office swarmed a vehicle in The Villages last Friday morning when they discovered chemicals and devices for the manufacture of methamphetamines inside. A 1996 black GMC utility vehicle was stopped about 8:56 a.m. on County Road 466A for a speeding violation, according to a sheriffs office report. The vehicle failed to immediately yield at the time of the stop and the deputy saw the male driver switch places with a female passenger. The female driver then stopped the vehicle near C.R. 466A and S. Buena Vista Boulevard. The original driver was identified as Jesse P Burns, 29, of Leesburg, according to the report. The female passenger was identified as Crystal G. Thomasson, 31, of Wiersdale, and a third passenger was identified as the vehicles owners, James G. Yaeger III, 18, of Lady Lake, the report states. During the stop, deputies discovered that Burns was operating the vehicle with a revoked Florida drivers license and was wanted in Marion County for violating probation. Deputies then found the materials inside the vehicle and called in specialists to remove the hazardous materials. They seized 4.2 grams of methamphetamines, 294 grams of methamphetamine oil and 23 grams of ephedrine. Various agencies were called in to assist because of the volatile nature of the chemicals, said sheriffs Lt. Kevin Holfecker.. It was a potentially dangerous situation because those chemicals have an explosive nature. All three suspects were arrests for manufacture of methamphetamines, trafficking in methamphetaCounty Administrator Bradley Arnold ? B OB R EICHMAN Editor See PETS Page 2 See ARREST Page 5 Cops swarm rolling meth operation Jesse P. Burns Crystal G. Thomasson James G. Yaeger III
teers were busy bathing the dogs to remove fleas and a veterinarian had worked late into one evening testing the animals to assure they could be adopted. The cats all tested negative for feline leukemia although some have eye infections that need to be cleared up, Evans said. Most of the dogs are mixed breeds many of them are only a year or two in age. There are five young puppies that cannot be adopted yet because they are still nursing. The dogs are friendly and were teaching them to walk on leases, Evans said. But while the animal confiscation may take pressure off the family, its also adding financial stress for the HS/SPCA. Already contending with a lag in financial assistance, the additional animals are creating a burden. Between tests, care and food, the cost is mounting. Its been a mean, lean summer, said Evans. This comes at a bad financial time for us, but if the community gets behind us and helps, well continue on. Evans said shes hoping that members of the community will help contribute to their care. Every little bit counts whether its $5 or $500. Persons interested in adopting one of the pets or donating to the HS/SPCA should visit their website at www.hsspca.org or call 7939117 for more information. P AGE 2S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 PETS continued from Page 1 Thirty cats were taken from the home when conditions were considered to be undesirable for the animals. Sheri Evans inspects the kennel area where the dogs were housed. Persons interested in adopting one of the pets or donating to the HS/SPCA should visit their website at www.hsspca.org or call 793-9117 for more information. 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Tuesday, July 12Jerald Brown, 59, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to register as convicted felon and violation of probation. No bond was set. Mark Anthony Haile, 43, Webster, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Bond was set at $2,000. Michael Allen Wright, 44, Wildwood, was arrested on two Lake County warrants. No bond was set. Darrick J. Bittner, 26, Webster, was arrested for possession of drugs, jarijuana and narcotic equipment. Bond was set at $21,000. Beon O. Strong, 24, Wildwood, was arrested for withholding support, resisting an officer and two Lake County warrants. Bond was set at $1,590. Juan Martin Moreno, 19, Webster, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana and narcotic equipment. Bond was set at $7,500. Scott Randall Thomas, 29, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for driving while license suspended and violation of probation. Bond was set at $500. Martin Richard Wilber, 46, Bushnell, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Bond was set at $2,000. Jeffery B. Pharis Jr., 29, Wildwood, was arrested for simple assault. No bond was set. Wednesday, July 13Joseph Paul Malone, 40, The Villages, was arrested for domestic battery. No bond was set. Friday, July 15Robert William Hines, 23, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Bond was set at $1,000. Daneene Jackson, 41, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for larceny. Bond was set at $250. Ansel Duval Lovett, 42, Bushnell, was arrested for violation of probation. No bond was set. Norman Stahlheber, 67, The Villages, was arrested for domestic battery. Bond was set at $100. Saturday, July 16Leobardo M. Hernandez, 26, Wildwood, was arrested for public order crimes. Bond was set at $500. Madilyn Shea Garrens, 24, Wildwood, was arrested for larceny and driving while license suspended. She was released on her own recognizance. William Brian Myers, 44, Webster, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Bond was set at $500. Melissa Nicole Lee, 29, Center Hill, was arrested for driving under the influence and cruelty toward child. She was released on her own recognizance. Sunday, July 17 Sandy K. Green, 20, Webster, was arrested for operating vehicle without license. Bond was set at $500. Dana A. Pritts, 40, The Villages, was arrested on a Lake County warrant. Bond was set at $2,000. Monday, July 18Jason Lee Mattos, 18, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for aggravated battery. Bond was set at $10,000. Charlene Renae Garris, 50, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for aggravated assault. Bond was set at $100,000. Tamara Dawn Sundquist, 31, Oxford, was arrested on two charges of possession of drugs and possession of narcotic equipment. Bond was set at $10,500. Larry E. Green, 37, Wildwood, was arrested for larceny. Bond was set at $2,000. Lincoln ONeal Watson, 64, Wildwood, was arrested for contempt of court. 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Police report More than 7,300 teen drivers and passengers ages 13 to 19 died in traffic crashes between Memorial Day and Labor Day from 2005-2009 Summer is the deadliest time of year for teen drivers and passengers with seven of the top 10 deadliest days of the year occurring between the Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to an analysis of crash data completed by AAA. Since deadly traffic crashes peak for teens during the summer months of June, July and August, AAA urges parents with teen drivers to increase their focus on safety during summer. More than 7,300 teen drivers and passengers ages 13 to 19 died in traffic crashes between Memorial Day and Labor Day during the fiveyear period of 2005-2009. An average of 422 teens die in traffic crashes during each of the deadly summer months as compared to a monthly average of 363 teen deaths during the non-summer months, according to AAA. Parents need to go the extra mile and talk with their teen driver about responsible driving as well as the inherent risks associated with distracted driving, said John Pecchio, traffic safety manager, AAA Auto Club South. During the summer months teens are more care-free and excited to have the freedom to drive around, so its imperative parents help keep safety top of mind. Although Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee have Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) laws, Florida lacks restrictions on the number of passengers a teen driver can have in a vehicle as well as cell phone bans while driving. A recent poll by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows a clear majority, seven out of 10 Americans, favor stricter enforcement of driving laws. But regardless of the law, parents play a critical role in keeping teens safe To keep teens safe during these dangerous months and year round, parents should go beyond compliance of state laws and make teens abide by rules of the house, said AAA Foundation President and CEO Peter Kissinger. AAA Tips for Parents to Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe: Restrict driving and eliminate trips without purpose. Teens have three times as many fatal crashes as all other drivers, based on amount of miles driven, and a teens crash risk is highest during the first year of solo driving. Parents should limit teens driving to essential trips and only with parental permission for at least the first year of driving. Become an effective driving coach. The best way for new teen drivers to gain experience is through parentsupervised practice driving, where parents can share their wisdom accumulated over many years of driving. Even after a teen has a license that allows solo driving, parents and teens should continue to practice driving together to help the teen manage increasingly more complex and challenging driving conditions. AAAs Teaching Your Teens to Drive coaching program is a great tool to help parents become effective driving coaches for their teens and is available at 800-327-3444. Limit the number of teen passengers and time as a passenger. Teen crash rates increase with each teen passenger in the vehicle. Fatal crash rates for 16to 19year-olds increase fivefold when two or more teen passengers are present versus when teens drive alone. Also, riding in a vehicle with a teen driver can be risky for teen passengers. Crash risk begins to increase at the age of 12, well before a teen can obtain a drivers permit or license and before many parents start to think about their children being at risk riding as a passenger of a teen driver. Parents should set firm rules against driving with teen passengers and restrict their teens from riding as a passenger with a teen driver. Restrict night driving. A teen drivers chances of being involved in a deadly crash doubles when driving at night. Many parents rightly limit driving during the highest-risk late night hours, yet they should limit evening driving as well, as more than half of nighttime crashes occur between 9 p.m. and midnight. AAA recommends that newly-licensed teens not drive after 9 or 10 p.m. AAA: Deadliest days for teen drivers
P AGE 4S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 Villages proposal is odd at best! I ts definitely a win-win situation for The Villages. During county budget hearings last week, County Administrator Bradley Arnold got the green light from the County Commission to begin negotiating with The Villages to take the lead in encouraging and promoting new growth in Sumter County. Commissioners agreed not to renew a contract that ends in Sept. with E5 Solutions to the tune of more than $500,000 a year and instead use The Villages for that role. While Arnold is saying he still has to draft a contract for the service and doesnt know what the amount will be for their services, you can bet it will be substantial. Arnold, and apparently county commissioners, believe that with The Villages strong marketing skills, they are the perfect choice to become Sumter County Economic Development. Arnold points to the strong growth that still continues in The Villages despite the faltering economy. Hes also probably correct when he says that many of The Villages residents are successful business leaders and may be in opportune situations to entice their associated businesses to move to Sumter County. Unfortunately, we dare to speculate that would mean more focus on Villages development rather than Sumter County development. The Villages encompasses three counties, not just Sumter, and theres plenty of open space still available around there. In comparison, take a drive along Bushnells main streets. Youll see a lot of empty buildings and plenty of closed businesses. Is The Villages likely to concentrate on that economic dilemma? This situation brings up some questions, the first of which is: should a county contract, and pay money to, a private development inside that county for county services? It certainly sends a clear message that the two are working together which is ironic, because thats the exact reason the County Commission gave for not agreeing to fund a $16,000 budgetary request from the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. They didnt want to give the impression that somehow the county has influence over the Chamber of Commerce by providing them with money. Some may consider this trying to compare apples to oranges but we do see problems. Arnold may consider the agreement as unique. We call it odd at best. Killer of four motorcyclists going to prison On March 13, 2010 Paul Sermons got drunk, got into his truck, and decided to drive down County Road 476 in Sumter County. The traffic in front of him going slower than Sermons wanted, he began passing other vehicles. The two motorcycles coming in the other direction had no chance. Sermons hit both bikes ejecting all four riders; with one rider being launched into the windshield of the truck Sermons was passing. All the motorcyclists were killed. On June 10, 2011, Sermons was found guilty of four counts of DUI Manslaughter and one count of driving on a suspended drivers license. A few weeks later on July 6, 2011, the Honorable Judge Hallman had Sermons in his courtroom for the last time. By the time this final hearing was over, it was decided; Paul Sermons would never again walk as a free man. Not only did Judge Hallman sentence Sermons to life in prison, he sentenced Sermons to one life sentence for each of the four people he killed as well as pulling his drivers license for life and many fines and fees. ABATE of Florida members from many chapters were at every hearing throughout this case. Our members were there to offer support to the victims families from the beginning to the end of the hearings and trial. The court recognized our presence from our members being in the courtroom to asking potential jurors if they were ABATE members. Although justice was finally served in this case, all must understand that in the end, there were no winners. ABATE of Florida, Inc. is Floridas largest motorcyclists rights organization, and one of the top four largest nationwide. ABATE of Florida members come from all walks of life and include many elected officials. Our missions are to educate the public about motorcycle awareness and continuing to fight in Tallahassee for the rights of every motorcyclist and the public in general. To aid in these ends, we have an exclusive lobbyist and have founded the Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Program, both with the intentions to help make the roads safer for everyone. ABATE of Florida, Inc. Dangers of Internet pornography Having just celebrated our nations birth, I thought that my fellow Americans should be alerted to one of the most dangerous activities destroying America today, causing personal and familial heartache, moral decay and a weakening of the American spirit, initiative and drive: Internet pornography. Our nation was founded on great freedoms, high morals and sane laws. However, we do not need to be bombarded with decadent messages which seep daily into our moral fabric, show up in our dress, degrade our values and negatively affect our behavior. Porn is our new drug of choice, a drug which hypnotizes its viewers, weakens their minds and promotes promiscuity and permissiveness. We Americans have become an immoral, permissive and degraded group. Rome, too, was once a mighty empire which fell prey to immorality and decadence. Shall this, too, be our fate? According to online research services, in the U.S. alone, Internet pornography generates more revenue than all the combined revenues of all of the NFL, MLB and NBA sports franchises. In fact, U.S. porn revenues exceed the combined revenues of ABC, CBS and NBC! ($6.2 billion, at last count.) America, instead of wasting your time watching porn, why dont we find other sane and creative outlets which enhance us, not degrade us! We Americans used to lead the world in great and dramatic ways. Lets set a better example by choosing to turn away from porn. Sincerely, Sean Thau Tampa The driver, the bin climber and me N o its not the happy followup to Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme. Instead, its another foray into the world of garbage picking and dumpster diving though I cannot believe its happened again. I believe this is the third time in recent months. It happened back when I was using someone elses car, but I was reminded of it today when I had to fish something out of the office garbage Never mind that, this is about dumpster diving, not the office garbage. As for the dumpster diving excursion, Im really not sure it was all my fault. The friend who owned the car placed some important items on the backseat and warned me not to let anything happen to them. That was the same day I had a collection of papers in the backseat to go to the recycle bin. Now when I say it may not be all my fault, all Im really saying is, look who he was talking to. Youd think hed know better. Anyway, I dropped the papers off, careful to make sure the items were still on the seat, drove home and gave the car back. About an hour later I got a phone call from the owner of the car. You didnt toss my paperwork that was on the backseat did you? No. I made sure it was still there when I put the papers in the recycle bin. I knew it was all there I saw it Its not here now. Uh-ohhh It couldnt be I know I am absolutely certain NOOOOOOOO way. Already, I knew what I had to do. I had to drive back across the county and climb into that nasty recycle bin. Then it dawned on me I didnt have a car and possibly more important, I certainly couldnt drag myself to the top of that eight-foot bin and jump over. I couldnt do a pull-up when I was skinny, it was pretty unlikely it was going to happen now. I began to get nervous and nauseous. What was I going to do? I would hire someone, thats it! Someone to drive me and someone to climb inside. I had to coordinate the pickup and drag my little kitchen ladder along, but about 30 minutes later we were back at the bin the driver, the bin climber and me. The driver sat in the car with her grandchild while the bin climber and I headed outside. I pulled out my ladder but he just looked at me, grabbed the top of the side and pulled himself up like it was nothing. I stood there in awe. Then he jumped down into a pile of papers and even some magazines. Hey, those magazines any good ? I asked. He just looked at me again then grabbed the trio he had thrown to the back of the bin and handed them to me. One by one he sorted through newspapers. He was getting near the bottom and I was getting nervous. Finally, with only two or three newspapers left in the pile, there they were skinny little notebooks filled with all kinds of receipts. Phew that was over. Now heres the real dilemma I mean really, how much do you pay someone who just dove head first into a dumpster for you? Especially considering its pretty likely youll need them again in the future... BEYOND SUMTER The Voice of Sumter County since 1881The editorial opinion expressed in the Sumter County Times is the opinion of the news staff of this newspaper.Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Bob Reichman 204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, Fl. 33513 Member Florida Press Assocation The opinions expressed in Sumter County Times editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail. Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 450 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, The Sumter County Times, 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Fla., 33513, or e-mail email@example.com. OPINIONS INVITED A step beyond Sumter County Times O pinion Letters to the editor As horrible as the death of Caylee Anthony is and regardless of whether you believe her mother guilty or not-guilty the abuse and ill treatment of children in our state is a fact. When sensational cases such as this hit the media the cry for justice is loud and recriminations even louder. How could this happen? What kind of person would do this to a child? What can we do to prevent this type of thing from happening in the future? This must be an isolated case, right? Wrong! Abused and neglected children are all around us. In Florida alone there are currently over 22,000 children that have been abused or neglected in some manner or other and now they and their parents are involved in lengthy dependency court proceedings. Here in the 5th Judicial Circuit, which includes Marion, Lake, Sumter, Citrus and Hernando counties, nearly 1,500 children find themselves involved with the Judicial and Child Welfare systems. What can I do? Is there any way I can help? Yes. Become a Volunteer Guardian ad Litem. A Guardian ad Litem is a volunteer appointed by the court to advocate for a child. The volunteer works as part of a team with a volunteer supervisor and program attorney. He or she becomes familiar with the child and his/her case and makes recommendations to the court to help insure a safe, caring, stable and permanent environment is secured for the child. Today in Florida more than 7,500 citizens are volunteering with the Guardian ad Litem Program. However, here in the 5th Circuit, fewer than 500 volunteers are actively looking out for the health, welfare and care of our dependent children. We need more help. To qualify as a Guardian ad Litem volunteer, you must be 21 years of age or older, successfully complete 30 hours of pre-service training, have a clean criminal background check and possess the ability to be objective. On average, volunteers spend 6 to 10 hours a month on a case that may last about 10 months. If youre interested in volunteering or learning more about how you can help abused and neglected children, contact Lynn Sennett at (352) 369-2525 or e-mail her at Lynn.Sennett@GAL.FL.GOV or visit our web site at www.guardianadlitem.org. Marcia Hilty, circuit director of Guardian Ad Litem, can be reached at Marcia.Hilty@gal.fl.gov. The Death of Caylee AnthonyGuest column M ARCIAH ILTY Director, Guardian Ad Litem Brenda Locklear Staff Writer
mines, trafficking the ephedrine and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the report. Burns was additional arrested on a Marion County warrant and for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond for Thomasson and Yaeger was set at $90,500. Burns was held without bond on the Marion County warrant. All three were placed in the Sumter County Detention Center. ment is still pulling in 20 development permits a month during a downturned economy, he said. If thats not a tangible marketing method than what is? Arnold also said many new residents to The Villages are business owners and company officers. By having The Villages as economic development, those people may also encourage their associated businesses to move to Sumter. They didnt approach us with this idea, we approached them about this to jump onto their successful bandwagon. In other business-related budget topics, Arnolds report recommended denying a funding request of $16,000 from the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce which commissioners supported. The rationale for the elimination of the direct cash subsidy, is due to the desire of Sumter County BOCC to only participate as a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the desire to see the Chamber of Commerce serve its business members rather than assuming a role of serving all County business regardless of their membership affiliation with the Chamber of Commerce, and finally to support the Chamber of Commerce in obtaining its own self-determination without the perception that of Sumter County BOCC is directing its operations any more so than a business member in good standing would. While the budget provides funding to maintain or increase the current level of county services, with a few exceptions, it provides a millage rate this is at the rolled back rate and therefore constitutes no legal tax increase, according to proposed budgetary information compiled by Arnold. The recommended tentative millage rate is 6.32. This is the seventh year in a row the County has been able to prepare a budget at or below the projected calculated rolled-back rate and thereby meeting the legal test of no tax increase. The proposed rollback tax rate is expected to be adopted when the board meets on July 26. The public hearings for the proposed budget will be held in September. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 5 COUNTY continued from Page 1 ARREST continued from Page 1 Photo providedAuthorities examine the chemicals recovered last Friday morning in The Villages when a motorist was stopped for speeding. The stop resulted in the arrest of three suspects and the discovery of methamphetamine supplies inside the vehicle. Boundary dispute ends in arrest A boundary dispute led to the arrest of a Center Hill man last week when he threatened to shoot two men he believed were clearing his property. Aaron C. Bass, 32, was arrested Thursday, July 14, for aggravated battery with a firearm. He was placed in the Sumter County Detention Center with bond set at $7,000. The incident started when members of a land clearing crew called 911 fearful that the suspect was going to shoot them, according to a sheriffs office report. The men were on S.E. 55th Way clearing land on Central Beef property when they were reportedly confronted by Bass wielding a gun. Bass confronted the men believing they were clearing his land and not the land of Central Beef, the report states. Bass was armed with a 9mm Ruger handgun. Bass reportedly pointed the pistol at the men and threatened to shoot them if they did not stop clearing his land. Fearful of violence, the men made the emergency call. The victims said that they were clearing land owned by Central Beef that had been recently purchased and that the land was within the boundary based on a survey of the property conducted at the time of purchase. Bass disputes the claim. No one was injured in the incident. Aaron C. Bass B OB R EICHMAN Editor BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County Times Kristi Farr (seated) opened Salon Unique in Lake Panasoffkee recently. She and Phyllis Townsend (standing) are the stylists. Farrs son Garrett is also shown. The salon slogan is family, cuts and color. The shop is located on C.R. 470, at the east end of the central business area. For information call 569-0049. 0008QY9 Childcare & Learning Center, Inc. Anchoring Kids in Early Education MONDAY-FRIDAY 6:30 AM 6:00 PM Serving Hot Breakfast, Lunch & Afternoon Snack Daily Accepting applications from birth to 11 years of age FREE VPK 2287 N. Hwy. 470, Lake Panasoffkee For more information, call us (352) 568-2683 Now Available Child Pick-up and Drop-off from and to Your Home Serving these Areas: Lake Panasoffkee, Bushnell, Webster, Coleman, Sumterville and Rutland Quality care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and after-school children 0008RL8
SPECIAL EVENTS The African American Church Tri County (Lake, Marion, and Sumter) Interfaith Alliance is sponsoring a program on The African American Church, presented by Rev. Moses Javis, Leesburg, Tuesday evening, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. at St. George Episcopal Church, 1250 Paige Place in The Villages. Rev. Javis, Leesburg, is a retired Baptist pastor of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Webster and currently serves as director of religious education of St. John the Baptist Church in Leesburg. A question and answer period will follow. Refreshments will be served.For more information, please call Nancy, 750-5446. Family movie night Rock of Ages Lutheran Church in Wildwood is having Family Movie Nights on Thursday, July 21, and July 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Family viewing. Movies are free and open to public. The church is at the corner of Barwick and Webster streets, For information call 461-6811. Fairway Christian Church The ladies of Fairway Christian Churchs luncheon will be held for members and non-members on Thursday, July 21 at noon. Theme of the luncheon is Mid-Summer Get Away and the program will be a vacation and cruise wear fashion show. Sign up is required 259-9305. John Penn, Associate Minister at Fairway Christian Church, will conduct the Growing in Christ class on July 23, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The class is the continuing of education about the Christian life which studies five essential habits for Christian living. Lunch will be provided and sign up is required 259-9305. Enjoy a pot luck supper and fellowship at Fairway Christian Church on July 24 at 5 pm. Sign up is required 259-9305. A Mens Breakfast is scheduled for Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. Members and nonmembers are invited to attend. Sign up is required 259-9305. Robert Eugene Kelsheimer, 89Robert Eugene Kelsheimer, 89, of Winter Springs, died Monday, July 11, 2011 at Winter Springs. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Frances Kelsheimer of Oswego, Ill., and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Services were July 15, 2011 at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, at 11:30 a.m. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Agnes E. Lowe, 85 Agnes E. Lowe, 85, of Bushnell, died Sunday, July 10, 2011 at Leesburg. Survivors include her sons, Robert Damuth, Jr. of Bushnell, Ronald Damuth of Wayne County, Mich., Richard Damuth of McComb County, Mich., Randall Damuth of Livingston County, Mich. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Bushnell on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 10 am. Inurnment will be at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich., at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Virginia M. Kopecky, 94 Virginia M. Kopecky, 94 died Sunday, July 17, 2011. Survivors include her son, Christopher and wife Maria of North Carolina; daughter, Victoria Pellegrino of N.Y. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home in Wildwood. Online condolences may be left at www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Glenda M. Vitello, 55 Glenda M. Vitello, 55, of Wildwood died Saturday, July 16, 2011. Survivors include a daughter, Stormy Vitello. At her request there are no services scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be left at www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. P AGE 6S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 1ST BAPTIST 1X1 0008SL4 Sumterville United Methodist Church OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER 2565 CR 522 1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301 0008M4R SUMTERVILLE Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m. Pastor Charles Tomberlin All children are invited. ( D i s c o v e r t h e D i f f e r e n c e ) 4.3 Miles West of I-75 on Hwy 4 8 Classic Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 A.M. Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Celebration Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. Wednesday Evening: New Community Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. New Community Worship/Student Activities 7:00 P.M. Wahoo Baptist Church B i l l y R e a d y Senior Pastor 0008M4O WAHOO www.wahoochurch.org 35 2 793-6015 Sunday : Webster United Methodist Church Invites You To Attend Worship Service 10:50 a.m. Church School 9:45 a.m. 173 S.E. 3rd St., Webster, FL 33597 P.O. Box 87, Webster, FL (352) 793-3734 Serving our Lord through love, care & prayer for one another & our community 0008M4H WEBSTER First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee Hwy. 470, Lake Panasoffkee 793-5510 Sunday Services . . . . . 8:30 & 10:50 a.m. Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 a.m. Sunday Evening. . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting . 6:30 p.m. After School Care . . . . . . . 2:30-6:00 p.m. Pastor Randy Alonso 0008M5F LAKE PANASOFFKEE Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 PM 0008M4A WEBSTER First Baptist Church of Webster 1/4 mile east of 471 on SE 1st Ave. D ISCOVERY C HURCH 202 Pine Street 748-1318 Pastors: Brian & Rhonda Tillman Services: Sunday . . . 10:30 am Wed . . . . . 6:30 pm Something for all ages! WILDWOOD 0008M42 BUSHNELL First United Methodist Church O FFERING OUR COMMUNITY Faith, Hope & Love SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 A M WORSHIP 11 A M Jeffery Thomas, Pastor B OY S COUTS M ON 6:30 P M C UB S COUTS T UES 6:30 P M C ADET G IRL S COUTS W ED 6:30 P M 221 W. Noble Ave. 793-3221 0008M5R P a s t o r W a r r e n B e n n e t t 3 5 2 7 9 3 3 4 3 8 Pastor Warren Bennett 352-793-3438 The Church of The Fishermen A United Methodist Congregation www.gbgm-umc.org/lakepana-umc 589 CR 470, 1 mile W of I-75 Sunday Worship: 9:30 AM Bible Classes (all ages) 11 am Wed. Night Live 6-7:30 A family night event 0008M5M LAKE PANASOFFKEE All Are Welcome At BUSHNELL ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christian Education 9:00 A.M. Worship 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening please call for date and time Wed. Discipleship Night 7:00 P.M. 1451 West C.R. 476, Bushnell 793-2240 0008M7H BUSHNELL WILDWOOD 0008M3Y S T V INCENT DE P AUL C ATHOLIC C HURCH M ASSES : S AT 3 P 4:45 P 6:30 P S UN 6:30 A 8 A 9:45 A 11:30 A 1:15 P 3:00 P 4:45 P D AILY M-S AT 7 A 8:30 A M ASS T IMES & D IRECTIONS : 330-0028 Office: 330-0220 5323 E CR 462 www.sumtercatholic.org I n d i a n H i l l B a p t i s t C h u r c h Indian Hill Baptist Church Pastor Irwin Mitzell 7819 CR 633, Bushnell West 476 between 476B & 575 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service . . . . 7:00 pm Youth Group 0008M6S BUSHNELL St. Francis Episcopal Church 313 N. Grace Street (At US 301) P.O. Box 566, (352) 793-3187 Wednesday Healing Services 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Sunday Sunday School 10 a.m. AA meets Thursdays at 8 p.m. 0008M6B BUSHNELL First Church of God Affiliation: Anderson, IN 793-3455 105 E. Central Ave. P.O. Box 1128, Bushnell, FL 33513 Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening 7:00 p.m. Randall Belcher, Pastor 793-3534 0008M6K BUSHNELL BUSHNELL THE BUSHNELL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH USA 323 N. BROAD (Corner of W. Dade & N. Broad) Church School: 9:15 A M Public Worship: 10:30 A M WEDNESDAY: Bible Study 10:00 A M 352-793-4202 0008M6Z 125 W. Anderson Ave. 793-4612 Sharing the Good News of Life Through Faith in Christ Sunday School . 8:15, 9:30 & 11:00 A M Worship . . . . . . . . 9:30 & 11:00 A M Sunday Worship . . . . . . . . 6:00 P M Wednesday Bible Study . 6:30 P M 0008M6W First Baptist Church of Bushnell BUSHNELL Worship This Week at the Church of Your Choice746924 Church Directory 0008M33 0008RMG 0008M3B Compassionately Serving All Sumter County Families Since 1924 Wildwood, FL 34785 www.bankspagetheus.com 352-748-1000 Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services BANKS/PAGE-THEUS FUNERAL HOME Sumter obituaries Church calendar R ecently during the Annual Royal Homecoming Festival Sunday Worship Service, Royal residents, who are 80 years old and older, were recognized as the Royal Warriors. The Royal Warriors are those who did not back down from adversity, conflict or battle and fought to ensure the continuity of this community. The Royal Warriors have fought the good fight of faith, laid hold on eternal life, whereunto they are also called ... and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses, especially throughout the generations. Each warrior received a special token of love and thanks for their warrior spirit. They were reminded that the community cannot pay them but for great is their reward in heaven. The presentation was emceed by three of the communitys youth: Whitany Lewis, Quansanay Erving and Paige Gant. Other community youth: LaShaniqua Cooper, Marion Evans, Jr., Niqua Evans, Donte Johnson, Briana Sesler, Braneshia Tanner, Chimeshia Thomas, Simone Wilson, Anthony Wong, and Bruce Wong handed out the tokens. The Royal Warriors in alphabetical order are: Sis. Caldonia Brooks, Sis. Mary Lee Brooks, Bro. L. C. Brown, Sis. Olivia Davis, Bro. Nathaniel Erving, Bro. Slyvester Erving, Sis. Rosa Mae Hubbard, Sis. Mary Lee Jefferson, Sis. Annie Lizzie Johnson, Sis. Victoria Johnson, Sis. Catherine Latimer, Mother Bertha Lewis, Sis. Beatrice Mathews, Sis. Sara Parker, Sis. Flossie Patterson, Sis. Rosi Presley, Bro. Ernic Sesler, Evangelist Flossie Sesler, Bro. Eddie Spyies, Sis. Lillian Spyies, Sis. Susie Steele, Mother Polly Wideman, Bro. Adolphus Wilson and Sis. Annie Wilson. Also during the service, one of the residents, Mr. Maitland Keiler, who is younger than 80, was recognized for his tireless community service activism that has helped the entire county, including Royal residents. The entire congregation stood and honored the warriors and Keiler with a rousing hand clap and to give honor, glory and thanks to God for their steadfast strength. For they are royal role models for a royal community. For more information visit www.CommunityOfRoyal.org. 0008SBV In Loving Memory of John Richard Hezlep, Jr. February 24, 1954 July 25, 2009 We love you and miss you dearly John Mom, Marilyn, Jackie, Bob, Dan and Carol We want to always remember The beautiful life you lived And keep alive the memories we have Through remembering what you did For youre so special to all of us A wonderful person indeed Your love, laughter and warm smile Reflected a heart that believed Just in the everyday things we do We remember your faith and love In the words you spoke to help us through Is a continued reminder for us Although we miss you so very much We know well see you once more For this is the hope we have in God Being re-united in the Lord And as we gather well continue to share Special times we went through For these are memories that warm our hearts As we honor the memory of you In a league of their own Pictured (left to right) Maitland Keiler, his children and a young Royal resident after the Royal Homecoming church service at New Life Center Ministries, Inc.
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P AGE 8S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 Sumter business The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting event in celebration of the grand opening of Salon Unique in Lake Panasoffkee. Salon Unique is a full service salon offering cut, color, style and more. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. For more information call 568-0049. The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the West Bushnell Fire Station 22. This location is strategically significant in that it addresses the need for a fire station at the western area of the city which is cut-off geographically by a railroad line with no overhead crossing from the existing fire station that serves this area. In keeping with fire house tradition, Commissioner Don Burgess cut the ribbon on the new station by taking apart couplings on a fire hose. Ribbon cutting Red, White and Blue BBQ planned by Chamber Barbecue and recognition are on the agenda in early August as the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Sumter host the Red, White and Blue BBQ. Slated from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, the barbecue will be at Lakeside Landings in Oxford and celebrate the service of local emergency rescue personnel. Its designed to give the public a chance to honor police, fire and emergency medical technicians in the area who are nominated by the community for an outstanding job, according to Sumter County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Andy Cripps. This is the third annual Red, White and Blue BBQ, he said. Along with the emergency personnel, theres a Community Hero Civilian Award, given out. These are community heroes who go out of their way everyday to protect us and to help us, Cripps said. This is one way the community recognizes them. Im proud that our chamber does this and that we get the community involved in that effort. The event is open to the public and tickets are $20 per person in advance and $25 per person at the event. Theyre barbecuing up beef and chicken for dinner and the event is presented in conjunction with the Leadership Sumter program, he said, explaining that class members do a lot of the work that goes into the program in an effort to give back to the community. To download a nomination form find the link at www.sumtercountytimes.com click on the Red, White and Blue link under features to the chambers website. For more information, call the organization at 793-3099. Cripps said not long after the barbecue, itll be time for the Taste of Simply Sumter. The event is Designed to showcase our unique restaurants and shops in Sumter County, Cripps said. Set for Thursday, Oct. 6, the taste will be held at Continental Country Club. B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer 0008RU4
S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 9 0008SG1 2011 Heritage B anquet hosted by the Sumter County Longbeards Chapt er National Wild Turkey Federation Come for an evening of fun, food, games and prizes! Saturda y, August 6, 2011 Doors Open at 5:00 p.m. Sumter Count y Fairgrounds This is a Family Event and Seating is Limited! BANQUET MEAL PROVIDED BY THE SPECKLED BUTTERBEAN You are invited to attend the Complete ad mail this form along with credit card information or a check payable to NWTF to: Marilyn Connell, PO Box 949, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 VENDOR SPACE We are looking for area businesses that benefit from the influence of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing or shooting sports (i.e. outdoor clothing, call makers, equipment and firearms, hunting guides, taxidermy, etc.). Please consider a vendor booth at this event! 10 space available for $50.00 Includes one 8 table and two chairs. For more information on tickets and booth space please contact: Mike 352-212-9718 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Shirley 352-793-4822 (email@example.com) Kathy 352-793-5852 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Marilyn 352-303-8828 (email@example.com W AYNE W ICKER I NC T RACTOR & T URF E QUIPMENT S ALES 32332 Hwy 473 Leesburg, FL 34788 (352) 343-8805 www.wickertractorsales.com Full line of Cub Cadet Products available! Parts, Sales, Service, and Warrenty Work! 0008RJ7 Jury foreman talks about snake trial They were responsible for the safety of a twoyearold who could not provide for her own safety and they had every opportunity to have understanding that there was some kind of risk involved in having such a large animal that could, even under the most remote of circumstances, it was possible that that child could be injured. And it was their duty to make sure that there was no possibility that a two-year-old would be either bitten or in any way harmed by such a large animal. Those were the words of the juror who served as foreman in the manslaughter case of two-year-old Shaiunna Hare last Thursday. Jurors deliberated for less than two hours before finding the little girls mother, Jaren Ashley Hare, 21 and the mothers boyfriend, Charles Jason Darnell, 34, guilty of manslaughter, murder in the third degree and child abuse in the childs death. After the trial the jury foreman agreed to talk with media representatives but asked that her name be withheld and her face not shown. She said their initial discussion was in understanding the law. we wanted to understand Florida law specifically how it applied to what we understood had happened, so we were very careful to go through the charges and the written instructions that came from the judge, she said in front of the Sumter County judicial complex following the verdict. She said they went through each count as it applied to each of the two defendants. At that point it was relatively simple for us to come to our decision. She noted that once they reached the decision, We were 100 percent positive, as a collective group, that we had done the right thing, made the right decision. When asked about having to view photos from the scene, she said, It was very difficult, it was the most emotional part of the week for all us. We feel extremely upset about having to make this decision but we believe it was the correct one. She said they were able to make the decision, Because we took the time to understand what child neglect means in the legal sense of the state of Florida, what culpable negligence means in the state of Florida and it was clear to us that these two defendants were guilty on these two counts. The couple was accused of preventing a more than 8-foot albino snake, named Gypsy, from escaping from the glass aquarium it was kept in on July 1, 2009, and making its way into the childs room and attacking her in her crib. The snake was wrapped around the child and strangled her to death. Bite marks from the snake were found on the girls forehead although pythons are not venomous. Darnell told investigators he stabbed the snake several times to remove it from the toddler. He also told investigators that the snake was inside the aquarium when he went to bed the evening before the childs death but he later found it in the hallway. He then put it in a mesh bag and returned it to the aquarium. He found the snake wrapped around the girl when he awoke, Investigators said the snake was malnourished at the time of the attack and had not been fed for about a month. The snake had also reportedly escaped numerous times from its enclosure before the incident. B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer The South Sumter Juniors (13-14) Little League Softball team battled heat, rain and exhaustion to finish 1-2 in the Section 7 Little League Tournament at Ed Radice Park. South Sumter won the District 15 tournament in Crystal River to advance to the sectional. Mother Nature hit all of the players with a one-two punch of heat and rain. Friday night, South Sumter lost 9-4 to Pinellas Park. Kaylee Lewis was the losing pitcher. They got up on us, said South Sumter manager Wendy Fussell. Two runs scored on an error. We were tied at 4-4. We made some errors that hurt us. Saturday, a rain delay caused the game to be played late in the evening. South Sumter had 17 hits and beat Palm Harbor 14-4 in the only victory for South Sumter. Skye Davenport was the winning pitcher. As a pitcher, she pitched four innings and allowed three hits. As a batter, she had two hits and two runs. Carrie Davis had four hits and scored three runs. Kaley Martin had three hits and three runs. Monica Arnold scored three runs. The game took its toll on the Sumter County softballers. The girls were exhausted, Fussell said. Sunday, South Tampa beat South Sumter 5-0 in blazing heat. Even for Florida in July, the heat was overpowering. Davis had the only hit for South Sumter. Davenport took the loss. The manager said she had to stay up until 3 a.m. Sunday morning to wash the sweaty and dirty uniforms. The temperature had to be in the 90s on Sunday and the girls had little left over. Fussell appreciated her girls efforts especially in physically demanding conditons. The girls played well, Fussell said. They played hard. Carrie Davis hit the ball well. We were all so tired. South Sumter Juniors go 1-2 at Section 7 tournament L ARRYB UGG Times Correspondent LITTLE LEAGUE The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting event in celebration of the completion of the new elevated water tower in the City of Bushnell. The City constructed the 750,000 gallon tank through a $1,741,000 loan/grant. The water storage tank and related water main extension will service those citizens on the west side of the City.
P AGE 10SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 FAMILY FEATURES G rilling is a great way to get a whole lot of flavor that goes way beyond plain burgers and basic barbecue. Lean meats, juicy marinades and zesty top pings add up to terrific flame-kissed dishes that will make guests want to kiss the cook. Here are some easy ways to take big flavor from the grate to the plate: Grill Up the Unexpected A lot of fruits and veggies are easy to cook over the coals. Try: Zucchini Eggplant Portobello mushrooms Corn Romaine hearts Pineapple Onion (sliced thick) Stone fruits like peaches, plums and mangoes Marinate Meats When grilling lean meat, use a flavorful marinade with some acidic ingredients (like citrus juices) to help break down tough meat fibers. Make sure the marinade covers the meat entirely, and let it do its magic for several hours or overnight. Some bold ingredients to experiment with: Chili sauce Olive oil Lemon or lime juice Soy sauce Worcestershire sauce Molasses Garlic Red pepper flakes Top It OffIn addition to the good old grilling standbys like ketchup or barbecue sauce, set out some tasty toppers that can work on just about anything: Roasted red peppers Caramelized onions Spicy Wholly Guacamole Pickled jalapeo peppers Chipotle or basil mayo Wholly Salsa Smoked cheese slices When youre ready to fire up some flavor, try these recipes from Wholly Guacamole. Made with all-natural ingredients, Wholly Guacamole can be found in the produce section of your grocery store. For more recipes, visit www.eatwholly.com. Guacamania Guacamole isnt just packed with flavor, its packed with healthful ingredients. Avocados are full of the good kinds of fats the same ones in olive oil and almonds. Theyre loaded with magne sium, Vitamin E, folic acid and lutein, a natural antioxidant. Avocados have 60 percent more potas sium than bananas. Add in the benefits associated with tomatoes and onions andyouhavearemark ably low-calorie, good-time food. Beef Steak Soft TacosServes: 6 Marinade: 2/3 cup prepared Italian dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chili powder Beef Tacos: 2 boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds) 12 small flour tortillas, warmed Toppings: Thinly sliced lettuce, chopped tomato, dairy sour cream, guacamole (optional) Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steaks and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 14 to 17 minutes for medium rare (145F) to medium (160F) done ness, turning occasionally. Carve into thin slices; season with salt. Serve in tortillas with toppings.Wholly Lime Cheeseburgers Serves: 6 2 pounds lean ground beef 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese 6 hamburger buns Your favorite flavor of Wholly Guacamole In a large bowl mix together ground beef, lime juice, garlic, onion and tomatoes. Form meat into 6 patties. Cook burgers to desired doneness on a preheated grill. Add a slice of cheese to each burger during the last minute of cooking. Serve on toasted buns with a healthy dollop of guacamole. This recipe also makes great sliders. For a leaner version, use ground turkey instead of ground beef.Avocado Stuffed SalmonServes: 4 2 packages lemon butter grilled salmon, defrosted 1 cup spicy Wholly Guacamole 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1 teaspoon lemon zest Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 350F. Using a sharp serrated knife, cut a pocket into the side of each piece of salmon. In a bowl, combine guacamole, egg yolk, bread crumbs and lemon zest to make stuffing. Stuff fish with avocado mixture; season each fillet with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes and serve immediately.
Have velvet pipes? No, not the plumbing in your home, but the instrument that gives you sound. And it really doesnt matter if youve got a voice thats smooth as silk, classic velvet, country with a twang or raspy deep, theres a karaoke contest on the agenda and anyone can enter. Hosted by Lickety Splits Ice Cream in Bushnell, the contest includes four different qualifying rounds and a final grand prize round the first place in the final grand prize round is $1,000 cash, according to shop owner and event sponsor Ron Kurtz. The shop has already hosted two rounds and the next competition is slated for Saturday, Aug. 13. The final round is set for Friday, Sept. 9 and the grand prize round for Saturday, Sept. 10 where 12 singers will take to the microphone. A first, second and third place winner is selected from each of the four qualifying rounds, with the first place winner earning $100 for that challenge, but all three will move up to the next grand prize round to be a part of the 12 in the final round. Along with the grand prize for the first place winner in the final round, therell be a second place prize of $300 and a third place of $200, Kurtz said. Theres a $20 per entrant fee and he plans to donate a portion of that to high school sports. The event is open to the public and competitors are welcome. The top three winners in the most recent round were Dawn Palmer, Angela Foster and Phil Palmer. To hear a clip of the songs they chose, visit www.sumtercountytimes.c om. For more information, call Lickety Splits at 352568-3000. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 11 0008RKN Please join us as we celebrate National Health Center Week! Thomas E. Langley Medical Center 1389 US 301, Sumterville 352-793-5900 Augut 8, 2011 9 am 12 p.m. Blood Pressure Grip Strength Pulse Ox Blood Sugar Balance / Risk of Falls Memory Screenings Color and Face Shape Analysis CAPTION CALL OSPREY POINT NURSING CENTER PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICE THE BEAUTY MAKER SUMTER COUNTY BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT Do you have the $1,000 voice? BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesLickety Splits hosted their second round karaoke contest last week as they move toward the next round in competition. The Satur day, July 9 contest yielded new competitors for the final round. They are (shown from left to right) Angela Foster, Dawn Palmer and Phil Palmer. Dawn Palmer took first place, Foster took second and Phil Palmer took third. The first place winner in each qualif ying round earns $100 and then the grand prize winner in the grand prize round wins $1,000 according to ice cream shop owner Ron Kurtz. The contest is open to the public. For more information, contact Lickety Splits. B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer The Sumter County Library on Wheels has a new schedule of stops in July. All Stops Are Open To The Public Mondays 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. Sumter Christian School 2210 C.R. 528, Sumterville 1 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Crooma-Coochee EMS Unit, 12042 C.R. 684, Croom-a-Coochee 3 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Nobleton Fire Station #29, 7725 C.R. 476, Nobleton Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. Continental Country Club 50 Continental Blvd. Wildwood 2:15 p.m. 2:45 p.m. New Life Ministries 9707 C.R. 229, Wildwood 3 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Royal Park 9569 C.R. 235, Royal Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. First Baptist Church of Wahoo 4517 C.R. 319, Bushnell 10:45 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Wynnhaven RV Park 8271 W CR 48, #404, Bushnell 3 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Center Hill Community Center 74 S. Virginia Avenue, Center Hill Thursday 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. Adamsville Baptist Church, 4839 E. C.R. 468, Wildwood 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Sumterville Community Building 2427 C.R. 522, Sumterville 3 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Crooma-Coochee EMS Unit, 12042 C.R. 684, Croom-a-Coochee Friday 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. Rutland Park 6805 W. S.R. 44, Lake Panasoffkee 2 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Homewood Freedom Pointe Villages 1475 El Camino Real, Villages Saturday 9 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Royal Park 9569 C.R. 235, Royal 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m. Center Hill Community Center 74 S. Virginia Avenue, Center Hill Library on Wheels stops
On Sunday, July 17, Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church, Royal celebrated providing spiritual uplifting, comfort and services to the Community of Royal. According to available records, Mt. Moriah AME Church Wildwood, is the mother church of Ebenezer AME Church. The first settlers that came to this community walked five miles to the old Mt. Moriah cemetery to be in worship with the members of Mt. Moriah AME Church. In 1875, Rev. Alfred Brown established and built the first church in the Community of Royal. The church property was purchased for the sum of five dollars from William and Elsie Harley. The deed was made to the trustees of Ebenezer AME Church and their successors in office, Picketsville, Sumter County, Florida now known as Royal. There has been four churches built on this property, two wooden and two block. Construction on the present edifice began in 1972. The cornerstone was laid March 29, 1981, by Royal Masonic Lodge No. 129, Rudolph Bradley, Grand Master, the Rt. Rev. S.S. Morris, Presiding Bishop, Rev. L. L. Johnson, Presiding Elder and Rev. Jerome Andrews, Pastor. Bishop Morris also delivered the message for the occasion. His subject was The Right Connections. There has been 20 pastors, who served at Ebenezer, including Rev. Jerome Andrews. Rev. Jerome Andrews came to Ebenezer on January 1, 1955 and served as pastor until September 2000, a total of 45 years. He was the first pastor to retire from this church. Bishop Frank C. Cummings preached the retirement message. His subject was A Faithful Servant. Reverend Andrews, who is 100 years old, was one of the distinguished guests at the celebratory service on this past Sunday. Since 2009, Rev. Robert Thomas Dixon is presently serving as pastor. The Rev. Dr. Kenyetta Rivers was the speaker of the hour and his subject was God has been our help, Bible text 1 Samuel. Also, there was a crowning of the Little Miss Ebenezer Queen contest. The contestants were a part of the churchs youth department: Ms. Chimesa Thomas, Ms. Kandai Towns and Ms. Simone Wilson. Simone Wilson, who raised the largest contribution, was crowned the queen by First Lady Lillie Dixon. A glorious, prayerful and spiritual time was had by all. Ebenezer services are: 11 a.m. morning worship on 1st and 3rd Sundays and at 9 a.m. on 2nd and 4th Sundays. Bible study at 7 p.m., on Tuesdays. All are welcomed; at any time. P AGE 12SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 Royal church celebrates 136 spirit-filled years Queens contestants were: (left to right) Catherine Latimer, program chair, Chimesa Thomas, Simone Wilson and First Lady Lillie Dixon. Not pictured, Kandai Towns. Pictured at the church event are: (left to right) Minister Samuel Grace, Sr., Rev. Robert Tom Dixon; Rev. Jerome Andrews and Rev. Dr. Kenyetta Rivers. 0008PBZ WE BUY METAL From 8 am to 6 pm M-F and 9-6 on Saturday Aluminum Appliances Brass Trucks and Trailers Computer Towers Copper Fence/Gates/Wrought Iron Manufacturing Scrap Metal Rims even the whole car! Iron and Stainless Steel Wire and more!!!! Easy access off US 301 at Wildwood Oaks Plaza 4316 CR 124A, Wildwood, FL 352-689-0058 0 0 0 8 Q J 9 0008QJ9 FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING CLINIC PERMISSION SLIP Saturday, July 23, 2001 Dade Battlefield Park 8 am Registration 9 am-122 pm Clinic YOU GET: Instruction, T-shirt, and a Sports Water Bottle! REGISTER EARLY LIMITED SUPPLY OF T-SHIRTS AND WATER BOTTLES Athletes Name Street Address City Phone Number Age Grade Shirt Size: Youth S M L Adult S M L XL Parent/Guardian Signature DADE BATTLEFIELD PARK SATURDAY JULY 23, 2011 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 2 GREAT CLINICS CHEERLEADING CLINIC FOOTBALL CLINIC FREE T-SHIRT WATER BOTTLE G REAT C OACHING G IVEAWAYS FOOD! S P O N S O R E D B Y D A D E B A T T L E F I E L D P A R K A N D B U S H N E L L A S S E M B L Y O F G O D S P O N S O R E D B Y D A D E B A T T L E F I E L D P A R K A N D B U S H N E L L A S S E M B L Y O F G O D SPONSORED BY DADE BATTLEFIELD PARK AND BUSHNELL ASSEMBLY OF GOD
S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 13 Sisters set for 105-mile benefit ride Diane Strickland and her sisters are hitting the road again with some support from Sonnys barbecue restaurant. Strickland, an Oxford resident, is preparing for an upcoming bike ride that will lead her on a three-state trek to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Sonnys, at 1128 Canal St., The Villages, is supporting Stricklands effort by donating 15 percent of a diners purchase to the foundation between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Strickland will be at the restaurant that evening to talk about her upcoming ride. On Aug. 13, in Wisconsin, Strickland along with her sisters Lynn Page and A.J. Matison will join hundreds of other riders across the country to ride 105 miles to reach their goal of raising $5 million. The sisters participated in a similar ride in 2009 through Death Valley. It was such a rewarding experience, sharing our familys story of juvenile diabetes, that we have decided to ride again this year to help support JDRF in their research to find a cure for juvenile diabetes, she said. With both my sister A.J. and my nephew, Britain (Lynns son) living with juvenile diabetes, we personally know how important this research can be. On Aug. 13, the sisters will meet in La Cross, Wis., and ride 105 miles through three states, crossing two bridges and along a river. But we wont be intimidated and we wont be stopped, Strickland said. This is a challenge that we will accept with over 300 riders who have the power of their supporters and donors behind them like us, to take on diabetes and make a difference. Stricklands goal for the ride is to raise $2,500. More than 85 percent of JDRFs expenditures directly support research and research-related education, she said. To donate to Stricklands efforts, visit ww.SistersOnBikes.com. Submitted photo Diane Strickland, of Oxford, and sisters A.J. Matison and Lynn Page (left to right) will once again participate in a 105-mile bicycle ride to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Sonnys restaurant supports cause B OB R EICHMAN Editor Knights Of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary of Saint Lawrence Catholic Church is helping needy students return to school equipped to learn. For some, making it easier for students to succeed in their education is an investment in the future that pays extraordinary dividends for society. Providing young people with the tools of learning ensures that the current economic downturn does not diminish those returns. Others may view their support for students in struggling families at a more personal level, repaying thoughtful acts of anonymous generosity from their own school days. Each approach is very much in the spirit of recognizing we are all in this together. The need for help is great and this is an opportunity to help kids who might otherwise have no way of getting the necessary supplies for the new school year, especially in the current economy when families are struggling to meet their basic needs. Anyone wishing to participate in the Pack to School drive is encouraged to pick up extra school supplies when shopping for back-toschool items. The most needed items are: backpacks, blunt scissors, calculators, colored markers, crayons, erasers, facial tissue, folders, glue sticks, loose-leaf line notebook paper, No. 2 pencils, pencil sharpeners, pens, rulers, spiral notebooks and three-ring binders. Giving back to our community also means helping our youngest community members get the solid start they need to excel in their studies. I encourage everyone to donate to the Pack to School drive. Our goal is to have all donations by Aug. 7 to ensure our students have their supplies prior to entering school. Members of the public can drop off donations at Saint Lawrence Catholic Church, 320 East Dade Avenue, Bushnell. Office phone 793-7788 The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary is a very active council. The ladies work hard in raising funds to give back to our community. Money and supplies raised by the Ladies Auxiliary goes to benefit our community, the following organizations have benefited by the fund raising activities: Farm Workers of Florida, SCARC, Lane Purcell Hospice Fund, Footprints Ministries, Thanksgiving and Christmas food boxes, Saint Leo Abbey in support of a seminarian, Home for unwed Mothers, South Sumter ROTC and School Supplies for the schools of Sumter County. The love for God, Family and Community is what binds the hard working members of the Ladies Auxiliary, please help by giving and getting involved. All contributions go to enrich the lives of our young citizens. 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P AGE 14SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 Community plain and simple. That was Saturday in Lake Panasoffkee as organizations gathered, volunteers served and more than 550 residents participated in the third annual Back-to-School Luau. Hosted at the Lake Panasoffkee United Methodist Church, this years event had a completely new twist as the Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project became the coordinating organization. This year, there were more than two dozen exhibitors on hand to share information with families everything from native plants and church programs to Kids Centrals assistance programs. Headed by LPNP community facilitator Tammy Gorbry, the vendors included the Sumter County Health Department, the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee, ACCESS, the countys Emergency Operations Center, Gorby also serves as the co-chair for the Sumter County Childrens Alliance. Coordinators tied the churchs annual luau in with the positive youth development of Devereaux Kids, working to provide preventative resources to the community. She said the idea is to look at the needs of both the current and future generations of youth. As for the event, I though it went extremely well. It was such a collaborative effort on the part of so many people, Gorby said. Along with the local coordination, it was a big networking effort. She said volunteers stepped up ahead of time to gather sponsors for the event and donations of equipment. Gorby also had high praise for the Sumter Correctional Institution. The facility has adopted the Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project as their community service project for the next two years. Boot camp inmates were at the church by 7 a.m., doing set-up. It was a great community building event. A great outreach to families that need assistance, she said. The project included a giveaway of 113 backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as 100 back sacks for students ready to head back to the classroom. Families were also able to find clothes and shoes, as well as get free haircuts. Tina Graves of Tinas Makin Waves, Kristi Farr of Salon Unique and Angela Ferguson of LaGents worked for several hours straight, giving free haircuts. The stylists donated their time and experience to the project. Gorby said it was not only an individual community effort to raise awareness, but a collaborative effort with outside agencies as well. For example, the sheriffs office, Haven and the Early Learning Coalition got the word out through their organizations, expanding the effort and response. It was also just a fun-filled day for families, she said, citing the bounce house, water slides, facepainting and games. The inflatibles were donated for use by Rex Lowe, the First Assembly of God in Sumterville and the live music was by Mike Weaver and Allen Keene of the Lake Panasoffkee Baptist Church. Even the dumpster and porta-potty were donated those by GoodFellas. Gorby said theyve gotten positive feedback from those who attended the event, expressing their gratitude. So many people were able to take advantage of the outreach and so many people did want to get engaged in their community, she said. Supplies and foods were donated too for example, Steve and Cathy Brunner donated many of the school supplies, as well as half the hot dogs and buns, a lot of school supplies, and snow cones. The next meeting of the LPNP is slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1. For questions about the LPNP or contacting some of the service providers, call Gorby at 352-4462064. Service providers included: the LPNP Lake Panasoffkees Church of the Fisherman and First Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery, Parenting Education and the First Baptist Church of Bushnell, Hope Pregnancy Center, Take Stock in Children, Awanas, 4-H, Disaster Preparedness Emergency Operations Center, Native Plants, SWAT and the Sumter County Health Department, 40 Developmental Assets, Kids Central, Inc., Integral Quality Care, ACCESS Florida, Lifestream Behavioral Center, Department of Children and Families, Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, Guardian Ad Litem. WHAT A LUAU! Michael Phillips is shown getting a trim by stylist Annette Ferguson of LaGents in Lake Panasoffkee. Ferguson, Kristi Farr of Salon Unique and Tina Graves of Tinas Makin Waves spent hours cutting hair on Saturday. The ladies volunteered their time and expertise. Beth Connell and her son Matthew Taylor chatted with visitors at the booth for the First Baptist Church of Lake Panasoffkee. Lacy Anderson got a lesson in outdoors and nature as they visited the booth of Wendell Martinkovic. The exhibitors on hand provided information on everything from plants and wildlife to 4-H and financial assistance. Photos by Brenda LocklearKeaton Ragan (right) enjoyed the community Back-to-School Luau on Saturday, July 16. Part of the fun for her was having her fac e painted by Pearl Truesdale of Tinas Makin Waves salon at left. B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer Families could gather information from more than 20 community representatives in Lake Panasoffkee at the Back-to-School Luau. The event was hosted at the Lake Panasoffkee United Methodist Church by the church and the Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhool Project.
H anna Banana and I enjoy hiking adventures, particularly in the mountains. The air is cool and crisp, the scents are intoxicating, and the views are breathtaking. We will spend hours hiking up to mountain peaks, and then down rocky gorges, through lush forests, and open meadows. Some trails are an easy leisurely walks, others moderate, and many strenuous. Nothing stops us, we just keep on hiking! As in any exercise activity, it is important to be physically in shape before starting out. At least a month before a planned adventure, Hanna Banana and I start a workout routine that builds up our stamina and prepares our bodies for our upcoming undertaking. Hanna Banana is always ready and willing to go, and she makes our training sessions fun and enjoyable. When the big day arrives, I need to pack my backpack with some necessary items. Water! Not just for me, but for Hanna Banana too. So I need to carry her collapsible drinking bowl. Energy bars and healthy dog treats! The energy bars are for me, and healthy energy packed dog treats are for Hanna Banana. And of course I bring a sandwich that we both can share. But that is not all. In my backpack I carry first aide items that can be used by both me and my dog. I pack Benadryl, first aide cream, bandages, and band aides. Once Hanna Banana got stung by a bee, and her face immediately started to swell up. She looked like a little bull dog! Benadryl quickly relieved the swelling, and she was better in no time. Now that the backpack is filled with everything we need for a fun and safe day, there is one more thing left to do. Hanna Banana slips into her halter with a 5 ft. lead. On her halter as well as her collar she is wearing her identification tags. Ok we are ready to go! The hike planned for the day is to Glen Falls in Highlands, North Carolina. My hiking book tells us that it is a strenuous hike with beautiful waterfalls to view. No problem! We have trained for this. We are packed and ready for the adventure! The weather was perfect, the air cool and crisp, the scents intoxicating, and the views breathtaking. We had a great time! S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 15 0008IIK Subscribe today! Subscribe today! *MUST BE LOCAL, IN-COUNTY DELIVERY. OFFER EXPIRES 8/3/11. Call 793-2161 or visit us on the web www.sumtercountytimes.com Take Your Pick 13 Weeks $ 8 50* Receive 1 Week FREE 26 Weeks $ 15 00* Receive 2 Weeks FREE 52 Weeks $ 25 00* Receive 4 Weeks FREE Ask for code: mo Save Up To $75 Or More Each Week! Each edition of the Sumter County Times contains money-saving coupons from SmartSource In fact, you can save enough in one week to pay for a subscription to the award winning Sumter County Times! Can You Afford To Be Without Our Coupons? 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513 www.sumtercountytimes.com 352-793-2161 Coming July 21 st 0 0 0 8 O G P Critter chatter Preparing for the adventure Hanna Banana and Linda Graves at Glen Falls in Highlands, N.C. Dustin is a 9-year-old Papillion. He has a humorous personality. Dustin will carry his water bowl around to let you know it needs a refill, and delights when the water bowl is full. He is very friendly, busy, and likes to be the center of attention. Dustin needs companionship, and enjoys the company of humans and other dogs. He is a Houdini, so leash walking only. If you would like to adopt Dustin, call the Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County at 352793-9117 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website at www.hsspca.org. Pet of the week Dustin THURSDAY, JULY 21VFW meets VFW 10137 meets at 7 p.m. Veterans and their wives are welcome. Join the VFW and share the activities of dining, dancing and spending time with fellow veterans. The VFW post is on County Road 476B, two miles north of the national cemetery. Call 793-8539. SUNDAY, JULY 24Benefit run for Cory Heding Beginning at 1 p.m., the American Legion Riders Florida Chapter 101 is having a benefit run for Cory Heding, a local resident of Bushnell who was involved in a major motorcycle accident on April 17. The run starts at the Legion post in Bevilles Corner and goes to the new Eagles in Sumterville, Lake Panasoffkee Moose Lodge 1179 and VFW 10137 Bayhill, ending at the American Legion where dinner and entertainment will be provided. For information call Richard Hahr at 568-7379 or Buffy Chancelor at 457-6377. MONDAY, JULY 25Ancestry search Explore the amazing history of you at the Pinellas Plaza Library! Learn how to search our Ancestry subscription database for immigration, vital, census, court, and military records. Search family histories, directories, photos, and more at this free class. This class will be held at The Villages Public Library at Pinellas Plaza from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Conference Room 102. Registration is required. For more information, contact the Pinellas Plaza Information Desk at 689-4588 or stop by and signup. All library programs are always free of charge. Visit our web-site at www.sumtercountyfl.govWEDNESDAY, JULY 27Health Fair! Free Cholesterol and Diabetes Screenings offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Winn-Dixie Pharmacy, 440 West Gulf Atlantic Hwy., Wildwood. For more information call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301 (no-appointments).THURSDAY, JULY 28Two hour class offered Did you realize that palms are not really trees, but much more like really big pieces of grass? And boy, are they picky eaters! If you apply a high nitrogen turf fertilizer anywhere in the root zone of a palm, it may create an instant Potassium deficiency! A thorough understanding of palm anatomy, nutrition and care is important for great Florida-Friendly Landscaping. Palms 101 is a two hour class offered to landscape professionals only from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Oxford Community Center, 4027 C.R. 106, Oxford, FL 34484. The class is $20 and registration is online at http://palms101.eventbrite.com/. Continuing education units are available for several pesticide licenses as well as professional certifications. This class is brought to you by UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension. For more information, please contact Lloyd Singleton by email at email@example.com. SATURDAY, JULY 30Christmas in July Special holiday crafts, Christmas music, holiday decorations. Come join us at the Wildwood Farmers Market!SUNDAY, JULY 31Dance contest Second Annual Florida Fun Mini Match, 1 to 5 p.m. at Jumbolair Estates, 1201 N.E. 77th St. Ocala. Professional judging and show, prize money, amateur, pro am and teams welcome 25 percent of profits will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club and Youth Enrichment. The Florida Fun Mini Match is a short ballroom competition in which contestants are judged against a standard rather than against each other. Pro Am, amateur couples, dance teams and showcase dancers are welcome to join this fun and exciting competition. With the exceptions of showcase numbers, all contestants are on the floor at the same time. Costumes are not required which makes a Mini Match ideal for new dance students. This event will be in Ocala and hosted by Dance, Dance, Dance of Wildwood, and Florida. Registration Packets available at www.dancedancedance.biz. For further information, contact Karen or Mary at 352-748-3279. SATURDAY, AUG. 6Dade Battlefield event World War II Commemorative Day will be held at Dade Battlefield Park, 7200 County Road 603, in Bushnell. Admission to the event is free with the regular park entrance fee of $3 per carload up to eight people and $1 per person for individuals or bicyclists. For more information contact the park at 793-4781 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Heritage banquet Sumter County Longbeards Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation invites you to attend the 2011 Heritage Banquet. Doors open at 5 p.m. at the Sumter County Fairgrounds. This is a family event and seating is limited. Meal provided by the Speckled Butterbean. The group is looking for area businesses that benefit from the influence of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing or shooting sports. Please consider a vendor booth at this event. For more information about tickets and booth space: Mike 352-212-9718 email@example.com, Shirley 7934822 firstname.lastname@example.org, Kathy 793-5852 email@example.com, Marilyn 303-8828 firstname.lastname@example.org. Check www.sumtercountytimes.com to download the banquet form. Sumter calendar
P AGE 16SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 Anglers on Lake Panasoffkee 329 Anglers Bass Fishing 289 Bass caught 403 Bass Released 391 Pan Fish Caught 531Quote of the week: Perch swallows the grub-worm, the pickerel swallows the perch, and the fisherman swallows the pickerel; and so all the chinks in the scale of being are filled. Henry David ThoreauFishing Report: I realize its hot outside, but the fish dont care so much about that. Whether your bass fishing or pan fishin, fish early and fish the shade which is the pace to be for you and the fish. Bass love to hang out under docks, logs, trees, etc., more so than pan fish with the exception of perhaps stump knockers, which are a good fightin fish that love shady creeks. Regarding bait, stump knockers enjoy red worms and my pick for bass this time of year would be plastic worms in particular June bug and watermelon, which we carry plenty of. Changing gears for a moment, I have been including info in recent reports about what I hope will be a big time bass tournament and festival which I plan to include every business in in Sumter County during the month of March of 2012. I promise to keep everyone posted in future articles. As for this past weeks fishing action: Lemar Miller with his grandsons were out on the lake for a nice outing as a family and caught these nice Bass. Mr. Miller was teaching his grandsons how to catch big Bass. On a personal note; Lemar is a good Christian and teaches me a lot every time I see him. He is truly a good man. The Shellcrackers were biting in front of the point and the fishermen were gathered around like a wagon train trying to catch there dinner. Brook Lambert was staying at Tracys Point with her dad and caught this nice Bluegill off the dock. This is the first time Brook has ever been to a fish camp and she told her dad that she wants to come back so that she and her sister can stay in a cabin and go fishing again. Kayla and Annie Gordon were fishing with their grandpa and caught 70 shellcrackers right out in front of the point. Rule changes became effective on June 20, 2011: The Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission has adopted several rule changes: To help anglers adjust to the change, the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission has printed 20,000 posters and distributed them to tackle stores and other places fishermen are likely to congregate. Unfortunately Tracys Point has not yet been a recipient of these posters. The posters spell out the new bass rule provisions: A five-fish-per-person daily limit. A minimum size of 14 inches south and east of the Suwannee River, 12 inches in North Florida and the Panhandle. A trophy-bass limit of one fish exceeding 22 inches per day. Along with the posters, the commission has printed a pamphlet explaining the new regulations, plus giving instructions on how to comply with the law, For example, when measuring a bass to see if it meets the 14-inch minimum, anglers are advised to squeeze the sides of the tail together. Then, they should measure overall length rather than measuring to the fork or one tip of the tail. The brochure also warns against cleaning the fish while youre still fishing. It is illegal to fillet any fish or remove their heads or tails until you are through fishing for the day, the pamphlet reads. GFC Fisheries Director Dennis Holcomb said that to help anglers adjust to the new size limits, the commission also is distributing 50,000 adhesive rulers to be attached to a boat or tackle box. On the rulers, the key measurements of 12, 14 and 22 inches are printed in a larger type face. Holcomb said he expects most fishermen to willingly abide by the new rules. I think public sentiment is behind the new rule, he said. All the feedback were getting indicates weve got a lot of support for the regulation. A commission survey revealed anglers favored the change by a 5-1 margin. To bolster that support and make sure the angling public gets the word, the commissions law enforcement division is planning an intensive on-the-water effort next weekend. The commission has no formal policy to ease in the enforcement of the new rule during the first few weeks, so whether violators get a warning or a citation will be at the officers discretion, Weaver said. The new rule is being put into effect to help stop the decline of Floridas bass populations. Since the 1950s, bass have had almost no protection from overfishing. The only rule limited anglers to keeping 10 fish per day, but there were no minimum or maximum size limits. FWC staffers have said the average angler tends to keep any bass that are at least 10 inches long. With the increase in the states population and interest in bass fishing, that means the bass were being killed before they could grow to full size. Biologists calculate it takes a bass five years to reach the 3-to 5-pound size that is considered a quality fish and 8 to 10 years to attain 8-to 10-pound trophy size. Not enough bass have been surviving to maintain a quality bass fishery state wide. With the new rules in place, the biologists hope to see an increase in larger bass in three to five years. Some Things Fishy at Tracys Point Fishing Lodge Fishing Report, news and tournament results for week ending July 17 By Donna and Steve Lind Going back in time This photo was taken last weekend right off of Tracys Point reminds me of the way Lake Pan (and Tracys Point) used to look years ago prior to the restoration the Shellcrackers were smoking then and obviously still are! Lemar Miller with his grandsons were out on the lake for a nice outing as a family and caught these nice Bass. Mr. Miller was teaching his grandsons how to catch big Bass. On a personal note; Brook Lambert was staying at Tracys Point with her dad and caught this nice Bluegill off the dock. Kayla and Annie Gordon were fishing with their grandpa and caught 70 shellcrackers right out in front of the point. The Shellcrackers were biting in front of the point and the fishermen were gathered around like a wagon train trying to catch there dinner. Photographs like this are suitable for framing all from our back on beautiful Lake Panasoffkee.
This has been one of the best years, said Mike Eastburn of the local Dixie Youth ball teams. He said Sumter County has five teams that have played or will play in state competition this year and one, the Bushnell Mini Minors team, thats heading to the Regional World Series. Wildwood T-Ball and Bushnell and Wildwood 13 and 14 year olds have already played at the state level, while Wildwood and Bushnell Majors will be playing for the state title starting this Saturday in Brooksville and the 16 and under team played in Chipley this week. Its a pretty impressive year, he said. Eastburn attributes it to the skills of the players and support of the parents and coaches. Its just a lot of community participation, he said. Along with the parent support, he said the volunteers make a big difference, pointing out that people like Ronnie Hawkins who coaches pitching and Wendall Gill give their time, even though they dont have any kids on the teams. He believes the volunteer efforts help to make the community better. Theres one other facet that Eastburn has led to success. I think it pretty much started about two years ago. He said thats when the baseball academy, Grand Slam U.S.A. opened and players were able to get additional instruction on playing. In recent months, the academy has closed and owner Fred Popp is now coaching at South Sumter High School. Popp is also the coach for the 16 and under team. Last Saturday the youth league hosted a scrimmage game between Wildwood and Bushnell, just before they headed off to state. Bushnell took the win by one run, 9-8. They also hosted a homerun derby, working to raise funds for travel expenses for both the Bushnell and Wildwood teams during the state tournament. Eastburn said they had about 30 participants in the derby and raised about $280. The Bushnell Majors were still short about $2,000 on their expense needs earlier this week, but Eastburn said they were hoping to make it by the weekend. The Mini Minor team just began their fundraising theyre hosting a barbecue dinner fundraiser today, Thursday, July 21, and a 50/50 raffle drawing for $1,000. Dinner tickets are $6 each, raffle tickets are $10 each. Eastburn said the community should be very proud of the players, countywide. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 17 0 0 0 8 Q X 0 PUBLIC NOTICE Please take notice that the following resolution will be heard by the City of Bushnell City Council at their regularly scheduled meeting to be held Monday, August 1, 2011 at 6:00 pm all interested parties are encouraged to attend. RESOLUTION 2011-12 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, CLOSING AND VACATING ROAD RIGHTOF-WAY OR EASEMENT FOR PINE STREET BETWEEN CENTRAL AVENUE AND SEMINOLE AVENUE AND OHIO AVENUE FROM CENTRAL AVENUE SOUTH LOCATED IN VIRGINIA TERRACE, PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 7 1 2 IN THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, UPON THE PETITION OF SUMTER COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, CMC, AAE City Clerk 651-0721 SCT 0008SAI . . . . . . . . . Lickity Splits Ice Cream Shoppe K A R A O K E $1000 GRAND PRIZE Its All Good! BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE ALL CONES & SUNDAES 1858 W. CR 48 Bushnell, 568-3000 . . . . . . . . . Mon. Thurs., 11am 9pm Fri. & Sat., 12pm 10pm, Sun. 12p, 9pm Expires 7/27/11 Next challenge: August 13, 6PM Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m. 9 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. 8:30 p.m. 352-569-0302 Quality Service Excellent Prices 2082 CR HWY 48 BUSHNELL 0 0 0 8 Q M W 0008PLB Smack Dab in the Middle of Nowhere on the Withlacoochee 352-437-1227 or 352-796-7176 On CR 476, 4 miles north of Hog Island, Between Bushnell & Brooksville 29295 Lake Lindsey Rd., Nobleton, FL 34661 CANOE & KAYAK RENTALS OUT OF THIS WORLD BURGERS & SALADS Thursday and Sunday 11am-9pm, kitchen closed at 8pm Friday and Saturday 11am-10pm, kitchen closes at 9pm at Shady Brook Golf & RV Resort OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Delicious Soups, Salads, Sandwiches & Wraps WEDNESDAYS Authentic Hot Pressed Cubans Mon.-Fri. 10am-2:30pm Call 568-0606 for take out 178 US 301, Sumterville, FL 33585 0008NH6 18 H OLES OF G OLF 18 H OLES OF G OLF Includes FREE Hot Dog & Small Drink* Includes FREE Hot Dog & Small Drink* $ 16 00 $ 16 00 BRING THIS AD FOR FREE DRINK BRING THIS AD FOR FREE DRINK WITH SANDWICH OR SALAD MEAL* WITH SANDWICH OR SALAD MEAL* *OFFER EXPIRES 7/31/11 0 0 0 8 L 7 I 352-568-0073 1909 CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 M on-Thurs 11am -8pm Fri & Sat 11am-9pm Clo sed Sunday DJ Every Saturday Night 6-9pm 50s & 60s Music Big Bopper Banana Splits Sandwiches 0008MRY 746925 Sumter teams having great year in ballSumter sports B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesMike Eastburn fills the pot with pepper and has the secret recipe for good chicken and rice hes been making it for about 20 years and said he learned it from former city Public Works director Ronnie Pitts. For additional photos, including the 16 and under team helping prepare, visit www.sumtercountytimes.com. BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesFred Popp opens a bag of rice to pour into the boiling kettle for chicken and rice. For more images of the chicken and rice cooking, including the players prepping dinner, visit www.sumtercountytimes.com. PATTY WELLSAt left, retired Sumter County Sheriff Jamie Adams takes a swing in the homerun derby to help the players raise expense money. PATTY WELLSBushnell Mayor Bill Spaude swings for the cause, helping the players from Wildwood and Bushnell raise money for their state tournament travel expenses.
P AGE 18SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 0 0 0 8 R N 6 38300 Dick Jarrett Way, Dade City, FL 33525 (866) 567-6711 www.jarrettforddadecity.com 2007 TOYOTA 4RUNNER stk. #20550A $22,995 2004 JEEP LIBERTY stk. #A8918A $9,995 2008 FORD F-150 stk. #P8909 $19,995 2003 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS stk. #20568A $11,995 2011 FORD MUSTANG stk. #20528A $25,995 2010 FORD MUSTANG stk. #8906 $24,995 2009 FORD FOCUS stk. #20584A $14,995 2008 MERCURY MARINER stk. #12009A $15,995 2007 SATURN VUE stk. #20593A $11,995 2004 GMC SIERRA DENALI stk. #20314A $16,995 2000 FORD WINDSTAR WAGON stk. #12033A $8,995 2009 FORD FOCUS stk. # 20597A $14,995 2010 FORD F-150 stk. #20632A $17,995 2008 FORD FOCUS stk. #12018A $13,995 2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA stk. #8864A $13,995 2008 KIA SEDONA stk. #11029C $11,995 All prices plus tax, tag, license and $499 dealer fees. 2009 MERCURY MARINER #P8910A $15,995 2011 FORD RANGER #A8888A $21,995 2008 FORD ESCAPE #P8917 $17,995 2008 LINCOLN MKX #8944 $26,995 2006 MERCURY MILAN #20356B $10,995 2008 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 #12024A $16,995 2010 FORD EDGE #12019A $29,495 2010 LINCOLN MKS #8922 $26,995 2010 FORD TAURUS #20462A $28,995 2008 LINCOLN MKZ #A8921 $20,995 2005 FORD FOCUS #20543D $8,995 2007 GMC SIERRA 1500 CLASSIC #P8923A $19,995 2008 FORD F-150 #20669A $24,995 2002 CHEVROLET S-10 #A8882C $8,995 2010 MERCURY MAR INER #P8920 $23,995 2003 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500HD #20300B $11,995 2008 FORD ESCAPE #20539A $16,995 2010 FORD FLEX #20524B $28,995 2010 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY #P8948 $18,995
S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011, P AGE 19 On July 16, the Miniature Donkeys Association of Florida held its first annual Donkey Expo in Webster. Long ear enthusiasts came from around central Florida to enjoy a day of fun and education at the beautiful M & M Farm. The day was filled with fun, food, and entertainment. Along with an array of miniature donkeys of all ages and colors, a mammoth donkey as well as a mule were also featured. The days activities included showing, carting, grooming, and micro-chipping. Some donkeys were lead over obstacle courses, others gave cart rides, and some were saddled up to give rides to kids. The Miniatue Donkeys Association of Floridas is dedicated to education in the care, raising and breeding of Sicilian Miniature Donkeys. The Expo was an opportunity to meet with other people who love these friendly and affectionate animals. For more information on the Miniature Donkeys Association of Florida, go to their website at www.mdafl.org. Day of the donkey kicks up in Webster 0008RMD 0008RMO 0008RNH 0008RMB 0008RMQ 0008RN7
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS The name of the decedent, the designation of the court in which the administration of this estate is pending, and the file number are indicated above. The address of the court is 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are indicated below. If you have been served with a copy of this notice and you have any claim or demand against the decedents estate, even if that claim is unmatured, contingent or unliquidated, you must file your claim with the court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF A DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS NOTICE. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands 645-0721 SCT Frappier, Larry James 2011-CP-00232 Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2011-CP-000232 Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF LARRY JAMES FRAPPIER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Larry James Frappier, deceased, whose date of death was January 5, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, FL. 33513. The names and addresses of the personal representative, and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decdents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 14, 2011. Personal Representatives: /s/ James E. Frappier 3418 Forsythe Terrace, The Villages, Florida 32162 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Patrick L. Smith Florida Bar No. 0027044 Attorney for James E. Frappier JOSEPH F. PIPPEN JR & ASSOC #3, 179 US Highway 27, Suite F, Clermont, FL 34711 Telephone: (352) 241-8760 Fax: (352) 241-0220 E-Mail: email@example.com Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Self Storage Notices 643-0721 SCT 7/25 Sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The personal property, household goods, and contents of the following rental spaces will be sold for cash or otherwise dis661-0728 SCT 7/30 sales PUBLIC NOTICE A public auction of stored personal property, from Burns Self Storage to be conducted at following locations 1514 W.CR 48 Bushnell Florida and at 131 Jumper Drive North, Bushnell also 9511 CR 733 Webster, Florida and will be held to pay for unpaid storage fees (pursuant to Section 83.806, Florida Statues). Public Auction to be held on July 30th, 2011 beginning at 11:00 a.m The personal property in the following units will be auctioned. All payments must be made in full, CASH ONLY, by the date/time of auction. Rachael Perry B-32 (9511 CR 733 Webster, Fl.) David Copeland B-12 (9511 CR 733 Webster, Fl) Antoinette Sapp # 90 (1514 W. CR 48 Bushnell, Fl) Tina Chavez # C-24 (131 Jumper Dr. N. Bushnell, Fl) John Winslow # C-14 (131 Jumper Dr, N. Bushnell, Fl) Casey Robertson # 160 (1514 W. CR 48 Bushnell, Fl) Lorraine Caplette # 9 (1514 W.CR 48 Bushnell, Fl) Patricia Creach # B-26 (9511 CR 733 Webster, Fl) Jerimie & Kaitlin West # 181 (1514 W. Cr 48 Bushnell, Fl) Published in Sumter County Times, July 21 & 28, 2011. posed of, to satisfy rental liens for unpaid rent in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapter 83, July 25, 2011, 10:00 a.m. at Chandlers Storage, 1908 CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Unit # 10, 38, 51 M.Huckleberry, J. Ryan & J. Nestor. Published Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices 0008L2S 0008L7K Week of July 4, 2011 EDUCATION ALLIED HEALTH career training -Attend college 100% online. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. 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P AGE 22SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ULY 21, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS Call Toll Free 1-877-676-1403 644-0721 SCT7/26 meeting Sumter County School BoardPUBLIC NOTICE The Sumter County School Board will meet on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. for a Sumter County School Board Workshop and at 5:30 for the Sumter County School Board Regular Public Meeting 2680 West County Road 476, Bushnell, FL 33513. Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. 653-0721 SCT 7/28 meeting Sumter County Indust. Dev. Auth. PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF MEETING SUMTER COUNY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sumter County Industrial Development Authority will hold a meeting to discuss the status of the IDA and any other general business that might come before the board. The meeting will be held on July 28, 2011, at 3:00 p.m in the offices of Randall N. Thornton, counsel to the Authority at 2031 North C-470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this meeting, they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purpose, they 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 and that the Board does not provide such verbatim record. SUMTER COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Published in Sumter County Times, July 21, 2011. Meeting Notices Meeting Notices Meeting Notices 642-0721 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The following personal property registered to Danny Alfred Gunnerson, will, on Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:00 a.m., on Lot #BPV041 in Parkwood Communities, 610 South Drive, Wildwood, Sumter County, Florida 34785, be sold for cash to satisfy storage fees in accordance with Florida Statutes Section 715.109: 1987 MERI House Trailer VIN #CH10121743, Title #43920895 and all attachments and personal possessions that may be located in and around the mobile home PREPARED BY: Mary R. Hawk, Esq., Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A. P.O. Box 9320, Bradenton, Florida 34206, (941) 748-3770 Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. 652-0721 SCT8/2 meeting/workshop Sumter County School BoardPUBLIC NOTICE The Sumter County School Board will meet on Tuesday, August 02, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. for a Sumter County School Board Workshop and at 5:30 for the Sumter County School Board Regular Public Meeting at Sumter Professional Center, 200 Cleveland Ave., Wildwood, FL. Published in Sumter County Times, July 21, 2011. 654-0721 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF BUSHNELL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following Ordinance was approved by the City Council of the City of Bushnell, Florida on its first reading and shall be acted upon for the second and final reading at their regularly scheduled meeting to be held Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:00 pm in the Bushnell City Council Chambers located at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave. The proposed Ordinance may be inspected prior to the second and final reading at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. Any interested party may appear at said time and place to be heard. If any person decides to appeal any decision of the City council, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of such proceeding, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be heard. ORDINANCE NUMBER 2011-10 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CITY OF BUSHNELLS CODE OF ORDINANCES, LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, PART III, CHAPTER 59, SIGNS, BY AMENDING ARTICLE 3, DENSITY AND SIZE, TO PROVIDE A NEW PROVISION D REGULATING FREESTANDING NON-ELEVATED SIGNS LOCATED ADJACENT TO I-75; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, City Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 21, 2011. 655-0721 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF BUSHNELL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following Ordinance was approved by the City Council of the City of Bushnell, Florida on its first reading and shall be acted upon for the second and final reading at their regularly scheduled meeting to be held Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 6:00 pm in the Bushnell City Council Chambers located at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave. The proposed Ordinance may be inspected prior to the second and final reading at 117 E. Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. Any interested party may appear at said time and place to be heard. If any person decides to appeal any decision of the City council, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of such proceeding, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be heard. ORDINANCE NUMBER 2011-11 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR A MORATORIUM ON THE COLLECTION OF CAPACITY RESERVATION CHARGES FOR CONNECTIONS TO THE CITY OF BUSHNELLS WATER AND SEWER UTILITIES FROM THE DATE THIS ORDINANCE BECOMES EFFECTIVE UNTIL 11:59 P.M. ON DECEMBER 31, 2012; PROVIDING FOR THE SUNSET OF SUCH MORATORIUM; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, City Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 21, 2011. 662-0721 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF FINAL AGENCY ACTION BY THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Notice is given that the Districts Final Agency Action is approval of the Water Use Permit to serve Public Supply known as City of Bushnell Service Area. The project is located in Sumter County, Section(s) 7, 15, 16, Township 21 South, Range 22 East. The permit applicant is City of Bushnell whose address is P. O. Box 115, Bushnell, Florida 33513. The permit No. is 20006519.009. The file(s) pertaining to the project referred to above is available for inspection Monday through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899. NOTICE OF RIGHTS Any person whose substantial interests are affected by the Districts action regarding this permit may request an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), of the Uniform Rules of Procedure. A request for hearing must (1) explain how the substantial interests of each person requesting the hearing will be affected by the Districts action, or final action; (2) state all material facts disputed by each person requesting the hearing or state that there are no disputed facts; and (3) otherwise comply with Chapter 28-106, F.A.C. A request for hearing must be filed with and received by the Agency Clerk of the District at the Districts Brooksville address, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604-6899 within 21 days of publication of this notice (or within 14 days for an Environmental Resource Permit with Proprietary Authorization for the use of Sovereign Submerged Lands). Failure to file a request for hearing within this time period shall constitute a waiver of any right such person may have to request a hearing under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Districts final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice of final agency action. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the District on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation pursuant to Section 120.573, F.S., to settle an administrative dispute regarding the Districts final action in this matter is not available prior to the filing of a request for hearing. Published in Sumter County Times, July 21, 2011. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 646-0721 SCT Vs. Grill and Chill Restaurants of Fla. LLC 2010-CA-000515 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000515 GE CAPITAL FRANCHISE FINANCE CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, in its capacity as servicer and agent for GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL BUSINESS ASSET FUNDING CORPORATION OF CONNECTICUT, a Delaward corporation, Plaintiff, v. GRILL AND CHILL RESTAURANTS OF FLORIDA, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; 3390 WEDGEWOOD LANE, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; SOUTHERN TRACE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not-for-profit corporation; DQF, Inc., a Minnesota corporation; JAN HART; PATRICE LEYS; THOMAS HOCKER; ELIZABETH HOCKER; and UNKNOWN TENANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in this cause on June 24, 2011 by the Circuit Court of Sumter County, Florida, the property described as: Tract 7, SOUTHERN TRACE ADDITION, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 5 of the Public Records of Sumter County, Florida, being more particulary described as follows; Commence at the North 1/4 Section corner of Section 16, Township 18 South, Range 23 East, Sumter County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 35 East along the West line of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 16 a distance of 1,039.15 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue South 00 degrees 35 West along the West line thereof, 261.05 feet to the Northerly right-of-way line of County Road No. 466, said right-of-way line being 50.00 feet from the centerline thereof; thence South 89 degrees 11 East along said Northerly right-of-way line, 251.00 feet; thence departing said right-of-way, North 00 degrees 35 East 271.29 feet to a point on the arc of a curve concave Northerly, and having a radius of 179.00 feet, and a chord bearing and distance of South 81 degrees 04 West 60.56 feet; thence Westerly along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 19 degrees 28, an arc distance of 60.85 feet; thence North 89 degrees 11 West 191.27 feet ot the point of beginning. TOGETHER WITH THE UCC COLLATERAL DESCRIBED AS: All equipment, machinery, furniture, appliances, trade fixtures, goods, replacements, substitutions, additions, parts and accessories now owned or hereafter acquired by Borrower, including, without limitation, fryers, grills, ovens, warmers, refrigerators, freezers, waste disposal units, dishwashers, beverage dispensers, ice cream makers, racks, display cases, light fixtures, decor, counters, cash registers, salad equipment, tables, seating, signs and similar property of Borrower used in its operation of a Dairy Queen restaurant located on the real property described above, together with the proceeds thereof and income therefrom. AS WELL THE UCC COLLATERAL DESCRIBED AS: All other property at the above location that the Borrower may now own, or later acquire, or in which Borrower may have or acquire rights sufficient to support a security interest during the course of this agreement. will be sold at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 10:00 A.M. 215 E. McCollum Ave., Suite 327, Bushnell, Florida 33513 on the 28 day of July, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in ths surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE COURT (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. 647-0721 SCTVs. Sloan, Larry R. 2010-CA-000881 Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 5th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY Case #: 2010-CA-000881 Division # CitiMortgage, Inc. Plaintiff, -vs.Larry R. Sloan; Beth F. Burgess-Sloan; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Successor-by-Merger to Wachovia Bank, National Association; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 29, 2011, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000881 of the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida, wherein CitiMortgage, Inc., Plaintiff and Larry R. Sloan are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Suite 327, THE SUMTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, BUSHNELL, FLORIDA at 10:00 A.M. on July 28, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 7, WITHLACOOCHEE PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 1, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER 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 THIS LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHING 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Sumter County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 (813) 880-8800 Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. 10-174740 FC01 648-0721 SCT Vs. Sumter Wade Development, LLC 2011-CA-000259 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011-CA-000259 RBC BANK (USA), Plaintiff, vs. SUMTER WADE DEVELOPMENT, LLC, UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1 and UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 28 day of July, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Suite 327, Bushnell, Florida 33513, the following real property will be sold to the highest and best bidder for cash, to-wit: The East 1661.78 feet of the North 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 24, Township 18 South, Range 22 East, Sumter County, Florida, less Right of Way for County Road 209. The sale will be made pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in Civil No. 2011-CA-000259 now pending in the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter 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. Dated this 29 day of June, 2011. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk JOHN B. SHOEMAKER, ESQ. Florida Bar No. 0870617 BURR & FORMAN LLP 369 North New York Avenue, 3rd Floor, Winter Park, FL 32789 Telephone: 407-647-4455 Facsimile: 407-740-7063 Attorney for Plaintiff Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. 70672 v1 649-0721 SCTVs. Noel, Villamar 60-2009-CA-000235 Notice of Rescheduled Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2009-CA-000235 DIVISION CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. VILLAMAR NOEL, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 17, 2011 and entered in Case No. 60-2009-CA-000235 of the Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, is the Plaintiff and VILLAMAR NOEL; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF VILLAMAR NOEL N/K/A SHERRY NOEL; ANGELA NOEL; ASSET ACCEPTANCE LLC; are the Defendants, The Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Suite 327, Bushnell, FL, SUMTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 10:00 a.m., on the 28th day of July, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 15 OF SUNNY-DELL SUBDIVISION UNIT NUMBER 2, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 27 1/2 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 601 WILLIS AVENUE, WILDWOOD, FL 347850000 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 21, 2011. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. F09028798 650-0721 SCTVs. Dockham, Daniel J. 2011 CA 000064 Notice of ActionPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011CA000064 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL J. DOCKHAM A/K/A DANIEL DOCKHAM, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES E. DOCKHAM, DECEASED, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEIFICIARIES, LEGATEES, DEVISEES, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JAMES E. DOCKHAM A/K/A JAMES DOCKHAM (DECEASED) RESIDENCE UNKNOWN) YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 306, OAKLAND HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 75, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. 1992 OAK SPRINGS MOBILE HOME VIN# 32620238AE/ TITLE # 63788476 32620238BE/ TITLE # 637884 a/k/a 13622 CR 109 H, LADY LAKE, FLORIDA 32159 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Moskowitz, Mandell, Salim & Simowitz, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 800 Corporate Drive, Suite 500, Fort Lauderdale, FLORIDA 33334 on or before August 15, 2011, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the THE SUMTER COUNTY TIMES and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the Americasn 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 the Court Administrator at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513, Phone No. (352) 568-6628 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 5 day of July, 2011. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By /s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 14 & 21, 2011. 657-0728 SCT Vs. Flory, Dennis P. 2011 CA 000038 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011 CA 000038 CENTERSTATE BANK OF FLORIDA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS P. FLORY and WENDY J. FLORY, including any unknown spouse of said defendant(s), if married, if remarried, and if deceased, the respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons 658-0728 SCTVs. Ortiz, Luis A. 602009CA000851XXXXXX Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 602009CA000851XXXXXX WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, FSB, Plaintiff, Vs. LUIS A. ORTIZ, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 29, 2011, and entered in Case No. 602009CA000851XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Sumter County, Florida, wherein WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, FSB is Plaintiff and LUIS A. ORTIZ; ROSA ORTIZ A/K/A ROSA E. ORTIZ; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Suite 327, Bushnell, FL 33513 at Sumter County, Florida, at 10:00 a.m. on the 4 day of August, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 20 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, RUN THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 46 12 WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF NW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION, A DISTANCE OF 570.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75 DEGREES 21 EAST 318.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 75 DEGREES 21 EAST 349.25 FEET TO THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF U.S. 301; THENCE SOUTH 28 DEGREES 16 WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY 100.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 74 DEGREES 41 WEST 322.39 FEET; THENCE NORTH 12 DEGREES 29 EAST 93.59 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Sumter County Courthouse. Telephone 352-793-0215 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Bushnell, Florida, on June 30, 2011. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, As Clerk, Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO Box 11438, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 Published in Sumter County Times, July 21 & 28, 2011. 1296-73564 659-0728 SCT Vs. Garrod, Greg 60-2010-CA-000115 Notice of Sale Pursuant to Chapter 45 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 60-2010-CA-000115 Division No. Section GENERATION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff(s) vs. GREG GARROD; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 29, 2011, and entered in Case No. 60-2010-CA-000115 of the Circuit Court of the 5TH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida, wherein GENERATION MORTGAGE COMPANY is the Plaintiff and GREG GARROD, AS HEIR OF DONALD GARROD AND NORMA GARROD; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; CM PAYNE & SON, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the west door fo the Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Suite 327, Bushnell, FL, at 10:00 a.m. on the 4 day of August, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 2, BLOCK B, WILDWOOD RANCH, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 29, 29A, 29B, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS THE WEST 222.0 FT. TOGETHER WITH A 20 FT. EASEMENT FOR INGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 20 FT. OF THE WEST 222 FT. OF SAID LOT 2, BLOCK B. and commonly known as 3211 COUNTY ROAD 511, WILDWOOD, FL 34785 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at SUMTER County, Florida this 30 day of June, 2011. GLORIA HAYWARD, Clerk, SUMTER County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 21 & 28, 2011. 678280.000101 660-0728 SCT Vs. Charles E. Screws heirs, 2011-CA-000729 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2011-CA-000729 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST CHARLES E. SCREWS, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST DORIS SCREWS a/k/a DORIS A. SCREWS, DECEASED; EDWARD LEE DUVAL, ADA E. DUVAL, UNKNOWN TENANT #1, UNKNOWN TENANT #2, and all unForclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices known parties claiming an interest by, through under or against any defendant, or claiming any right, title, and interest in the subject property, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST CHARLES E. SCREWS, DECEASED 1509 South Street, Suite 4, Leesburg, FL 34748 THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST DORIS SCREWS A/K/A DORIS A. SCREWS, DECEASED 1509 South Street, Suite 4, Leesburg, FL 34748 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to enforce a lien on and to foreclose on a mortgage on the following property in Sumter County, Florida: LOT 10, UNIT 4, OF HOLIDAY SHORES, AN UNRECORDEDD SUBDIVISION IN SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS: COMMENCE AT THE N.E. COR OF LOT 19, HOLIDAY SHORES, UNIT NO. 1 AS RECORDED IN P.B. 3, PG. 26 RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLA.; RUN THENCE N 28 DEGREES 08 W. ON RIVER DRIVE 60 FEET TO THE P.C. OF A CURVE CONCAVE ELY., HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 51 DEGREES 28 AND A RADIUS OF 150; THENCE NLY., ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 134.74 TO THE P.C. OF A CURVE CONCAVE WLY., HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 40 DEGREES 05 AND A RADIUS OF 200; THENCE NLY. ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE 139.92 TO THE P.T. OF SAID CURVE; THENCE N 16 DEGREES 45 W. 190 FOR THE P.O.B.; THENCE CONTINUE N. 16 DEGREES 45 W. 75; THENCE S 64 DEGREES 07 30 W. 227.2 MORE OR LESS TO THE WATERS OF THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER; THENCE S 49 DEGREES 15 E. ALONG THE MEANDERS OF SAID RIVER 50 MORE OR LESS TO A POINT S 72 DEGREES 16 W. FROM THE P.O.B., THENCE N 72 DEGREES 16 E. 197.9 MORE OR LESS TO P.O.B. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on PHILIP D. STOREY, Plaintiffs, attorney, whose address is ALVAREZ, SAMBOL & WINTHROP, P.A., 100 South Orange Avenue, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated: July 12, 2011. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE COURT (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn, Wells, As Deputy Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 21 & 28, 2011. Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices claiming by, through, under or against the named defendant(s), Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to the Order to schedule judicial sale entered on the 30 day of June, 2011, with regard to the Summary Final Judgment as to Count I entered on June 30, 2011, in Civil Action No. 2011 CA 000038, Circuit Court, Fifth Judicial Circuit, in and for Sumter County, Florida, in which Dennis P. Flory and Wendy J. Flory, including any unknown spouse of said defendant(s), if married, if remarried, and if deceased, the respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under, or against the named defendant(s), are the Defendants, and CenterState Bank of Florida, N.A. is the Plaintiff, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Historic Courthouse, Room 327, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, at 10:00 a.m. EST on the 4 day of August, 2011, the following described property set forth in the Summary Final Judgment as to Count I: The East 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 24, Township 18 South, Range 22 East, Sumter County Parcel I.D. No.: C24-032 (the Property). A statement that any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the date of the sale. Dated this 30 day of June, 2011. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Published in Sumter County Times, July 21 and 28, 2011. Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration against the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. EVEN IF A CLAIM IS NOT BARRED BY THE LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE, ALL CLAIMS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN FILED WILL BE BARRED TWO YEARS AFTER DECEDENTS DEATH. The date of death of the decedent is: February 24, 2011. The date of first publication of this notice is July 21, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ JOHN L. HARRIS 15517 Stuckey Loop, Groveland, FL 34736 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ James L. Richard Florida Bar No. 243477 808 SE Fort King Street, Ocala, FL 34471 (352) 369-1300 Published in Sumter County Times, July 21 & 28, 2011.
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