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Publication Date: 02-23-2012
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Thursday, February 23, 2012Volume 126 Number 8Established in 1881 50 Cents E-mail us: news@sctnews.com For more news, videos, photos Visit us: sumtercountytimes.comT IMES QUICK CLICK SUMTER COUNTY Inside: fighting fires Launching new landfill Convicted murderers back in court The journey through Sumter County courts continues next week for two convicted murderers who were both found guilty of two gruesome and different criminal cases that have lingered for years in the judicial system. Both Carl Dausch and Bill Paul Marquardt are scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Feb. 28, before Circuit Judge William Hallman. Marquardt, 35, is expected to learn whether he will spend the remainder of his life in prison or be put to death for the brutal 2000 murders of Margarita Ruiz, 72, and her daughter Esperanza Wells, 42. The women were in Ruizs Tarrytown home caring for a toddler-age family member when they were murdered. During his trial last October, Marquardt, acting as his own attorney, wanted the judge, rather than the jury, to determine his sentence. Marquardt was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the womens stabbing and shooting deaths and one count of burglary. Daush, 53, is in the process of seeking a motion for a new trial that will considered by Judge Hallman on Feb. 28, according to Assistant State Attorney Peter Magrino. Late last year, a 12-member jury took less than an Marquardt B OB R EICHMAN Editor Both Carl Dausch and Bill Paul Marquardt are scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Feb. 28, before Circuit Judge William Hallman BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesTaking part in the ceremony Monday for the launch of the landfill were: Marion County Commissioner Mike Amsea, former Bushnell City Council member Dale Barnes and former Bushnell mayor, Joe Strickland, Marion County Commissioner Karl Zalek, Bushnell City Council member Cookie Tadlock, Bushnell City Clerk Joy Coleman, Marion County Commissioner Stan McLean, Bushnell Mayor Bill Spaude, ACMS director Charlie Dean, Sr., Bushnell City Council member Warren Maddox, ACMS Vice President Scott Adams, Bushnell City Manager Vince Ruano, ACMS General Manager Mar ilyn Connell, ACMS accountant Voncile Love, secretary/treasurer and director Monica Haufler, ACMS director Charlie Strange, ACMS President Ch arlie Dean, Jr., Marion County attorney Matthew Minter and ACMS attorney David Dee. See MURDERS, Page 2 Police seek missing woman Investigators are looking for information on a St. Catherine woman that has been missing for nearly a month now. Authorities were first contacted about 47-year-old Lori Squire on Sunday, Jan. 29, when her husband called to let them know to be on the lookout for her and their vehicle a green 1997 Chevrolet Blazer. That same day, sheriffs officials got a report of a burglary in progress in the Croom area when residents saw a vehicle parked in a wooded area. The car turned out to be the Squires missing SUV, but it was empty, other than the handful of clothes Mrs. Squire had taken with her when she left three days earlier. According to sheriffs officials and Mr. Squire, its not uncommon for her to pack some clothes and spend time away from home. But Squire hasnt heard from her since. The vehicle was found in a remote wooded area and since her disappearance she has not made any contact with her family or friends, nor any financial transactions through her bank or credit cards. She reportedly has ties to Webster, Bushnell and Pasco County. The first thing that worried me was where the car was found and how the car was found, said her husband Tim Squire. Ive been here all my life and Ive never been Lori Squire Lori Squire, St. Catherine, has been missing for a month The vehicle was found in a remote wooded area and since her disappearance she has not made any contact with her family or friends, nor any financial transactions through her bank or credit cards. DauschA crowd of about 50 people, including officials from the City of Bushnell and Marion County, gathered in Sumterville earlier this week. The group came together for the ACMS Class I landfill groundbreaking. It was just after 9 a.m. Monday morning, with a backdrop of heavy equipment and flat land that officials and company executives and employees lined up with shovels and hard hats. The facility is located just east of Lake Panasoffkee in Sumterville, on a nearly 800acre parcel of land that was annexed into the City of Bushnell in 2009. The Class 1 landfill will allow a diverse range of waste to be dumped including industrial waste, household and commercial wastes and agricultural wastes from farming operations. The facility will also be accessible for dumping by sources inside and outside of the county and the initial permit is for construction on 58.8 acres. The facility was approved by officials from the City of Bushnell and Marion County. Through the agreement, the county will pay $20 million for 2.5 million tons of disposal capacity in ACMSs landfill. The facility is expected to open near the close of the 2012 calendar year, after some intense construction including digging and lining cells, laying a leachate system, installing storage tanks, pumps and testing the system. ACMS President Charlie Dean, Jr. drew several laughs as he related the process of getting the landfill to its current stage. When the process was still just a plan, he contacted then Bushnell council member Dale Barnes and asked to meet with him. Though Barnes didnt have time for an actual meeting with Dean, they literally met under the oak tree. Dean The landfills first customer is Marion County B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff WriterSee LAND Page 2 B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer See SEEK Page 2

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then focused attention on City Manager Vince Ruano, both men recalling that Dean was told the city was the city and Marion was the county. As they followed the process, the ACMS group moved forward with both the county and the city and committed to do all the right things, including build a state-of-the-art facility. He said they made sure they were open with the Department of Environmental Regulation and were very blessed in the outcome. He said when people ask how he managed to succeed, he asks if they want the truth and then answers, Divine intervention. ACMS was successful in selling the project idea to city officials after the Sumter County Commission denied their proposal in 2008. When that proposal was discussed, numerous property owners voiced concerns about the impact the landfill would have on their property and the environment. City Manager Vince Ruano has said the city set up a supplemental community trust fund in part to deal with potential environmental impact or legitimate adverse impact to property owners. Part of the money raised by landfill operations can be used to fund other approved city projects and part of the revenue is set aside to remedy any potential adverse impacts, Ruano said. ACMS is expected to use about $9 million of the contract money to construct the facility. As for Bushnell, the city makes it gain by being paid $2 for every ton that goes into the landfill. That fee will increase, according to the Consumer Price Index, but will never exceed $3 per ton over the life of the landfill, Ruano said. Since Sumter County privatized operations and closed its landfill facility, Bushnell has been hauling its refuse to Groveland making one to two trips per day, four times a week. By providing ACMS a site for its landfill, the city will gain a permanent location within the county for disposal of its refuse while indefinitely adding money to the community trust fund. The facility is located on County Road 529.P AGE 2 S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012 LAND continued from Page 1 BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesACMS 12-year employee Richard Camara was celebrated by Dean, Jr. for his work ethic and given a chance to move a little dirt on the project. The heavy equipment operator is shown here after moving a bucketful of big earth. hour to sentence Dausch to death for the 1987 murder of 27-year-old Adrian Mobley, an employee at the Bushnell Walmart. On July 15, 1987, Mobleys body was found face down and tied up with a bed sheet, in a wooded area off County Road 475, near Lake Panasoffkee. It was just after sunrise, but authorities believe Mobley was killed before 1 a.m. that morning. He died from blunt force trauma to the head. Dausch has been jailed at the Sumter County Detention Center since Aug. 18, 2008. MURDER continued from Page 1 down that road. Squire said his wife has gone away before, but notes she always takes her clothes, makeup, jewelry, curling iron. But everything is here. Nothings missing, he said. When authorities arrived at the location of the SUV, they found another set of vehicle tracks. They have since tried to track from the area with bloodhounds and processed the car, but found nothing that has led them any closer to finding Mrs. Squire. Mr. Squire travels around building and maintaining television and radio towers and happened to return home from his recent work trip early. Because of earlier work assignments out of town, he had missed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years at home. He said he arrived home on Jan. 25, Mrs. Squire left on Jan. 26 and they (the couple and one of their sons) had planned to celebrate her birthday on Jan. 27 but she never came home. 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Tuesday, Feb. 14Jeremy Lamar Sanders, 22, Wildwood, was arrested for resisting an officer and distributing marijuana. Bond set at $2,000. Melissa Lynn Williams, 32, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to appear. No bond set. Kevin Dale Williams, 32, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to appear. No bond set. Brenda Williams, 51, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to appear. No bond set. Timothy Mack Shaw, 37, Wildwood, was arrested on a Lake County warrant. Bond set at $1,000. Nhoy Shane Khounpachamsy, 26, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for possession of marijuana. Bond set at $500. Olen Barney Quilling, 71, Webster, was arrested on two counts of violation of probation. No bond set. Antonio Lamar Johnson, 29, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for possession and sale of marijuana. No bond set. Jared Michael Yeadon, 24, Oxford, was arrested for contempt of court and violation of probation. No bond set. Charlie Garland Swindell III, 70, Bushnell, was arrested for sexual assault. No bond set. Wednesday, Feb. 15Nicholas Emanuel Weeks, 26, Wildwood, was arrested on two counts of violation of probation. No bond set. Thursday, Feb. 16Jody Lynette Carcano, 24, Wildwood, was arrested on two counts of possession of cocaine and using a two-way device to facilitate a felony. Bond set at $45,000. Nicholas John Stokley, 22, Wildwood, was arrested for larceny and on a Lake County warrant. Bond set at $2,000. Shane Nickolas Farkus, 24, Wildwood, was arrested on two counts of violation of probation. No bond set. Saturday, Feb. 18Wintford Durell McDaniels, 53, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested on a Lake County warrant. Bond set at $2,000. Rudolph Valentino Ray, 51, Bushnell, was arrested for withholding support and failure to appear. Bond set at $2,500. Jonathon Tarbox, 24, Center Hill, was arrested for violation of probation. No bond set. John Robert Moore Jr., 25, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for possession of marijuana and narcotic equipment. Bond set at $1,000. Marco A. Bautista, 41, Bushnell, was arrested for driving under the influence. Bond set at $500. Sunday, Feb. 19Tamara Danetta Nelson, 35, Wildwood, was arrested for withholding support. No bond set. Tarrence Darnel Mobley,S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012, P AGE 3 ESTABLISHED1881(USPS#535-880)GIVEUSACALL NewsDepartment.............. 352-793-2161 Circulation..................1-888852-2340 RetailAdvertising....... ....... 352-793-2161 ClassifiedAdvertising..TollFree1-877-676-1403 Fax.......................... 352-793-1486 TheSumterCountyTimesispublishedThursdays, 52timesayear,forasubscriptionpriceof $25.00peryearinSumterCountyby:S UMTER C OUNTY T IMES 204E.McCollumAve. Bushnell,Florida33513 Deadlines: Displayadvertising Proof.................... Fridayat3:00p.m. Final....................Mondayat3:00p.m. ClassifiedAdvertising.........TuesdayatnoonPeriodicalPostagepaidatBushnell,Florida,and atadditionalmailingoffices. 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Law enforcement authorities are continuing an investigation, Caruthers said. Persons with questions about Swindell having contact with their children are asked to contact Det. John Guzman at the sheriffs office, 793-2621. Police: Man, 70, sexually abused child B OB R EICHMAN Editor Swindell has an extensive multistate criminal history, according to law enforcement authorities. Charlie Swindell Police report See ARRESTS Page 7

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P AGE 4 S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012 Get those county fair entries ready to submit I f you or your prized entry plan to participate as a contestant at the Sumter County Fair the deadlines are approaching. The annual county fair, scheduled for March 9 through March 17 at the Sumter County Fairgrounds, north of Webster, has a wide variety of competitions to enter. If youre looking for an entry form, just go to sumterfair.net. You can enter anything from your prized steer to your prized plant, from the talent show to the fine arts show. The fair competitions provide a range of events for just about everyone of all ages. All the application forms can be downloaded at www.sumterfair.net. Whatever your interest, plan to attend this years fair. There will be plenty of local talent along with lots of entertainment and fun. A trip through the agricultural center itself can be an interesting experience. Organizers are busy preparing exhibits that will include everything from artwork from youngsters through adults to canned goods. This is the time to get your project together and ready to enter. If you do plan to enter the Family Living Expo, which includes everything from art, photos, crafts, sewing, vegetables, baking and eggs to collections and writing, you can also download both adult and youth rules and entry forms from the Sumter County Times website (www.sumtercountytimes.com) or youth only from IFAS website at http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu/4-H/EVENTS.shtml (remember, you do not have to be a member of 4-H this is open to everyone!) On the Times site, scroll down the homepage and click on the blog Enter your treasure at the Sumter County Fair then click on the appropriate rules. If you have questions, you can contact adult superintendent Brenda Locklear at the Sumter County Times 352-7932161 or youth superintendent Sarah Hensley at the Sumter County Extension Office 352-793-2728. Is the Obama administration budget reality or rhetoric?The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 and the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 require the president to submit to Congress an annual budget outlining proposed revenue and spending allocations for the federal government. President Obama has just submitted his budget in which he calls for more stimulus spending on infrastructure, raising taxes on those he considers to be rich and adds almost one trillion dollars to Americas fifteen trillion dollar debt. By most accounts, his plan is really an outline for his reelection campaign and has no chance of passage. Some Democrats and their allies in the liberal media are already seeking to blame the anticipated Congressional rejection of his budget on Republicans in general and the Tea Party movement in particular. Is it accurate? Lets examine the facts. In order for the Federal Budget to become law, it must be passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate and then signed by the president. The last budget to be passed by the U.S. Senate was in April of 2009 more than one thousand days ago. Fifty one votes are needed to pass the budget in the U.S. Senate. Senator Harry Reid (D) Nevada has been the majority leader of the Senate during those one thousand days. At no time since April of 2009 has the Democratic Party had less than fifty one members in the Senate. As was clearly demonstrated with Obama care, Senator Reid controls the Senate calendar; what he wants voted on is voted on. Have no doubt, if Senator Reid wanted the Senate to pass President Obamas federal budget proposals for the last three years he certainly would have mustered the necessary votes. Could it be that President Obamas vision for America, including annual increases of one trillion dollars of debt, is out of step with not only a majority of the American people but with many influential leaders of the Democrat Party? Richard Cole, Jr. The Villages Presidents Day thoughts L ets skip the sad fact that Presidents Day is focused on car sales and mattress discounts and get to the painful truth: Too many Americans even college seniors dont know about the individuals who led our nation and shaped our world. Even at our nations founding, our leaders knew the importance of civic education. President George Washington once said, A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? So how are we doing? Probably worse than the British army at the end of the American Revolution, it turns out. Only 34 percent of college seniors from elite institutions could identify Washington as the general at the Battle of Yorktown, according to a survey by the Center for Survey Research and Analysis. More than a quarter couldnt name John Adams as the second president. And only 23 percent of students could name James Madison as the Father of the Constitution. It may not be necessary for students to memorize that James K. Polk was No. 11 or that James Buchanan preceded Abraham Lincoln to be honest, neither are likely to come up in casual conversation. But to graduate from college without a basic grasp of our history leaves us poorly prepared to face Americas many challenges, not to mention the fact that it is a tragic slap in the face of the men and women who formed America, and defended her since. Its not just the founders who remain strangers to many of todays students. Only 53 percent identified Theodore Roosevelt as president when America acquired the Panama Canal. Worse, just 22 percent could identify the phrase Government of the people, by the people, for the people as part of Lincolns Gettysburg Address. What is happening at our colleges? Its called a serious case of academic irresponsibility. Students and families are paying more and more tuitions have more than quadrupled in the past 25 years yet colleges are failing to provide our students with the educational foundation they deserve and our country needs. A nationwide study of more than 1,000 colleges and universities, What Will They Learn? (www.whatwilltheylearn.com) found that 80 percent of our colleges dont require students to take even a single foundational course in American history. About 85 percent dont require students to study foreign language. And despite the state of the global economy, an unbelievable 95 percent of colleges dont require even a basic economics course. Without a strong educational foundation, how can the leaders of tomorrow set the course for our future? Too many of todays graduates are far more likely to be familiar with Snooki than Socrates. Lady Macbeth has receded into near oblivion as Lady Gaga takes center stage. And a very disappointing Google search will find over 400 million hits for performer Nicki Minaj more than 10 times the number of hits for Thomas Jefferson. Employers are noticing these skewed priorities. Fully 87 percent of employers believe that our colleges must raise the quality of students educations in order for the United States to remain competitive globally, according to the Association of 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 news@sctnews.com. OPINIONS INVITED Guest column Sumter County Times O pinion Letter to the editor Girl scouts Its Girl Scout Cookie time and theres a new cookie to try! Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) announces Feb. 24 marks the start of the 2012 Girl Scout Cookie booth sales throughout its eightcounty jurisdiction of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter counties. Whichever your favorite Girl Scout Cookie Thin Mints, Tagalongs, or Samoas the wait is over! Through mid-March, thousands of Girl Scouts will take orders for your favorite Girl Scout Cookie varieties, including Do-Si-Dos, Dulce de Leche, Samoas, Tagalongs, Thank You Berry Munch, Thin Mints, or Trefoils. In celebration of Girl Scouts 100th anniversary in 2012, a new Girl Scout Cookie is making its debut: Savannah SmilesTM. Named after the city in which Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts in 1912 Savannah, Ga. Savannah Smiles is a lemon-flavored cookie dusted in powdered sugar that is sure to become a fast favorite. Friday, Feb. 24 marks the start of booth sales, so keep an eye out at your favorite businesses and stores and take a box or a dozen home with you! Also beginning Feb. 24, visit www.gswcf.org and search for a Girl Scout Cookie Booth by zip code using the cookie booth locater system. Cookie fans with smart phones can download the free Girl Scout Cookie Locator (Kellogg) app by calling **GSCOOKIES (**472665437) from their phones, or by searching for Cookie Locator in the iPhone App Store or Android Market Place. Its easier than ever to satisfy your Girl Scout Cookie cravings! Cookie booth sales end Sunday, March 18. For those who want to support Girl Scouting in their communities but dont want to enjoy the cookies themselves, GSWCF offers the Cookies from Home Program. This unique program is a way for Girl Scouts to give back to their communities: donations of cookies through the Cookies from Home Program will be sent directly to our military troops serving in combat zones overseas through a partnership with Support Our Troops. Donations to the Cookies from Home Program may be made in person through a Girl Scout at anytime during the Cookie Program, through March 18. Girl Scout Cookies are not only an icon of American culture, but also the worlds leading entrepreneurial program for girls. Through the program, girls practice useful life skills such as planning, decisionmaking and customer service. During cookie activities, girls are members of a team working towards a common goal, with each girl striving to do her personal best. For more information regarding purchasing Girl Scout Cookies and supporting Girl Scouting in your area, visit www.gswcf.org/cookies, or call (800) 881-4475, extension 1838. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) serves nearly 22,000 girls and 11,000 adult members in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter counties. GSWCF receives funding from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and area United Way agencies. Did you know that more than 53% of all women business owners are Girl Scout alumnae? For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, visit www.gswcf.org or call 800881-4475. See GUEST Page 5 Girl Scouts launch booth sales

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S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012, P AGE 5 American Colleges and Universities. This all comes at a time when the Pew Research Center says young adults are suffering larger income losses than any other group and that theyre less likely to be employed than at any time since World War II. But dont ask college seniors about World War II either. Though so many can describe the Occupy Wall Street movement in impassioned detail, many arent so knowledgeable about Hitlers occupation of Europe or the threat to freedom our armies defeated. Its time our colleges and universities got their priorities straight. Theyre simply not doing an adequate job of preparing the people Washington called the future guardians of the liberties of the country when 40 percent of college seniors cant identify the Constitution as establishing the division of powers between the states and federal government. President Washington, were letting you down. 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Sumter County Fire and EMS units were dispatched to the brush fire at 2:22 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, on County Road 141, according to a county report. First arriving units found a rapidly spreading brush fire involving multiple vehicles and a semi-trailer, the report states. The fire burned approximately 10 acres before being contained. Initial attempts to extinguish the blaze were hampered by explosions from the heavily involved trailer which contained live ammunition and two propane tanks. Mutual aid was requested from The Villages Public Safety, Lake County Fire, Leesburg Fire, Fruitland Park Fire and the Florida Fire Service. A total of 47 firefighters brought the fire under control within two hours. One firefighter was injured and was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Fire investigators determined that the fire was caused when a residential trash fire escaped. Dozens of firefighters fight blaze that destroyed Wildwood home A Wildwood blaze last week drew 47 firefighters to the scene before the fire was under control. County fire impact fees could be eliminated If county commissioners agree, the imposition of the current county-wide fire impact fee could end in the next few years. That is the focus of a workshop meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday evening by county commissioners. The board can only discuss the issue at the workshop and must consider it again during a regular board meeting in order to take any action. Currently, the cost to Sumter County residents in impact fees is $397 annually per home. The annual rate is $243 for residents of The Villages. County Administrator Bradley Arnold said Monday that the board could sunset the impact fee ordinance as early as late this year for Sumter County residents because the county should be able to complete all the projects that the fee was aimed at accomplishing for fire protection. By 2014, the same should be true for The Villages fire impact fee, he said. Both impact fees were imposed starting in 2005 as a means to fund new fire stations, expand existing fire stations, purchase firefighting equipment and other expenses associated with providing the county with fire protection. Now that most of those improvements have been made, the fees could be ended, Arnold told the Times. For The Villages, the final fire station under construction at the corner of County Road 44A and Buena Vista will finalize the demand to which the study was based, according to Arnolds summary of the fees. Therefore, only the remaining financing of the Morse/C466A station (and the earlier mentioned station) financing will require the continuation of the Villages District Fire Impact Fee. The fee could be rescinded at an estimated date of Sept. 2015 or as early as Jan. 2014 if The Villages provides a partial or full donation for the stations. Regardless of the estimated times, the fact remains that once the demand is met to accommodate the growth of The Villages Fire District there is no more justification to continue collection of the fee and the ordinance should be rescinded, Arnold states. The Sumter Fire Impact Fee could be eliminated at the same time as The Villages fee because federal funding has expedited completion of various fire stations and the only remaining project is the expansion of the Lake Panasoffkee Fire Station, according to Arnolds report. He also suggests that a fire impact fee could be imposed for any large developments that enter the county and require a fire station with only the occupants of that development paying the fee. B OB R EICHMAN Editor

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Barbara R. Bissonnette, 78 Barbara Rose (Dahl) Bissonnette, 78, of West Bridgewater and Bushnell, passed peacefully in the company of her husband and three children Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at HPH Hospice, Brooksville. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Clark) Dahl. Barbara was a 1950 National Honor Society graduate of Oliver Ames High School, Easton and a member of the International Thespian Society. She married John Simpson of Stoughton in 1951. After several years as a mother and housewife, Barbara returned to school to become a registered nurse and had a long career at the Brockton campus of the Veterans Hospital Psychiatric Unit until her retirement. She retired to her vacation homes in Hebron, N.H., and Bushnell, with her husband Francis Bissonnette whom she married in 1978; they traveled the country in their motor home. She became an avid Scrabble player, taking great pride in beating all of her opponents except for her grandchildren. She had many friends that she kept in touch with by email everyday and doted on her little dog Sammy. Barbara was a loving and very entertaining person who loved to laugh, sing, dance and make others laugh. She is survived by her husband, Francis; sons, John Jack Simpson and his wife Harrie of Brockton, David Simpson and his wife Joanne of Lighthouse Point; daughter, Linda Simpson and Ron Snell of West Bridgewater; her two grandchildren, who lit up her life, Scott Simpson and Shana (Simpson) DeGregorio and her husband Danny, all of Brockton; sister, Joan Sousa and her husband George of West Bridgewater; as well as many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be at a later date. James Wipple Blount, 82 James Wipple Blount, 82, of Webster died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. He has no family, but is loved by many friends. A graveside funeral service with military honors was 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. On-line condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are being provided by Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Barbara Ann Wikowsky, 52Barbara Ann Wikowsky, 52, of Webster, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at Zephyrhills. Survivors include her husband, Roger; sons, Brian Scott of Johnson City, Tenn., and Jeff Scott of Webster. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Mary Eloise Osborne, 82 Mary Eloise Osborne, 82, of Lake Panasoffkee, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at Inverness. Survivors include her sons, Stephen Layne of Ashland, Ky., and Eugene Starnes of Shawnee, Okla.; daughter, Ruby Layne of Lake Panasoffkee. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Robert Vernon Clayton Jr., 66Robert Vernon Clayton, Jr., 66, of Lady Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at Leesburg. Survivors include his daughters, Nina McCormick of Lady Lake, and Dina Chiszar of Clio, Mich.; son, Michael Gonzalez of Ocala. Graveside Services will be at the Florida National Cemetery on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at 11 a.m., Pastor Larry Foskey will preside. Military Honors will be rendered by the United States Navy. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Sarah Cathleen Woods, 80Sarah Cathleen Woods, 80, of Bushnell, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at Leesburg. Survivors include her daughter, Susan Lynne Brown League of Bushnell. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Barbara R. Bissonnette P AGE 6 S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012 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. 000A73K BUSHNELL Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 PM 000A73R WEBSTER First Baptist Church of Webster 1/4 mile east of 471 on SE 1st Ave. 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 000A72X LAKE PANASOFFKEE ( 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 000A740 WAHOO www.wahoochurch.org 35 2 793-6015 Sunday : 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 000A73U 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 000A72V First Baptist Church of Bushnell BUSHNELL WILDWOOD 000A72T S T V INCENT DE P AUL C ATHOLIC C HURCH M ASSES : S ATURDAY 3 P 4:45 P 6:30 P S UNDAY 6:30 A 8 A 9:45 A 11:30 A 1:15 P 3 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 000A735 Cornerstone Community Baptist Church Sun. Fellowship . . . . . . . . 9:30 10 a.m. Sun. Worship . . . . . . . . . 10 11:15 a.m. Sun. Evening Study . . . . 5:30 7:30 p.m. Wed. Teens & Children . 6:00 7:30 p.m. Tues. Noon Bible Study . . . . . . . . 12 1 p.m. 3985 CR 567 CENTERHILL Cornerstone Cares BUSHNELL Pastor Ron Thomas 603-1373 NEXT TO YOUTH CENTER 777 E. CR 48 Sumterville United Methodist Church OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER 2565 CR 522 1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301 000A73P SUMTERVILLE Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m. Pastor Charles Tomberlin All children are invited. 000A703 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 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 000A73E 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 000A73G BUSHNELL 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 000A732 Webster United Methodist Church Invites You To Attend Worship Service 11:15 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 000A738 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 000A73M 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 000A73A 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 000A733 Abundant Life Church Sunday Service..............9:00 am Bible Study Tuesday......7:30 pm 8777 US Hwy. 301 (Corner of 462 & 301) 352-748-7283 Pastor Lavon Harkins Overseer J E Harkins WILDWOOD 000A845 746924 000A7Q2 000ALUA 696-0223-SCT 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, March 5, 2012 at 6:00 pm all interested parties are encouraged to attend. RESOLUTION 2012-02 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, CLOSING AND VACATING ROAD RIGHTOF-WAY OR EASEMENT FOR CENTRAL AVENUE FROM 60 FEET WEST OF THE LINE OF OHIO STREET TO THE EAST SECTION LINE OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 21 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, PINE STREET LYING AT THE SOUTH END OF CENTRAL AVENUE GOING NORTH TO THE SOUTH LINE OF NOBLE AVENUE AND THE PORTION OF PARKHILL AVENUE LYING FROM THE EAST LINE OF OHIO STREET TO THE WEST LINE OF PINE STREET, 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 000AMX3 Sumter obituaries Church calendar SPECIAL EVENTS Free food The Abundant Life Church, 8777 U.S. Hwy. 301 N, Wildwood, will host a free food give-a-way on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. (or until all is given out). Please bring picture ID. This is our way of expressing the love of God to our community in these tough times. For information call Lavon Harkins Senior Pastor at 748-2922. S pring Fling Craft and yard sale vendors on March 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Indian Hill Baptist Church, 7819 C.R. 633, Bushnell. Everyone is welcome to come out and set up and sell your items. There is not any charge for a space. Just bring your own tables. Barbeque Plate (Ribs or chicken) with two sides; or hot dogs, chips, soda and water will be available at an affordable price. Come and join the fun and fellowship. C ountry/Gospel Benefit C oncert Come on out on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a great evening of Country and Gospel music with the Steelwater Band. This will be the 4th annual benefit concert for the Church of the Fishermen food pantry. The food pantry provides food to Lake Panasoffkee and Sumterville families and individuals in times of economic hardship. The cost is $5 plus 2 non-perishable food items at the door with meals sold at the event for $3.25 and up (hot dogs, sloppy Joes, etc.). Doors open and meals will be served at 6 p.m., with the Steelwater Band concert to follow at 7 p.m. Call 352-793-3438 with questions or for directions. The Church of the Fishermen is at 589 N C.R. 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538. Mens fashion show Fresh Fire Christian Entertainment presents the first annual mens fashion show at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Gods Glory Ministries, 206 N. Main St., Wildwood. Registration fee is $25. For more information contact Don Dixon, 352-617-2378 or Nick Whitehead, 352-400-6564. Three categories: formal, casual and sport. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. Fairway C hristian C hurch Part III and IV of the movie MASADA will be shown at Fairway on Wednesday, Feb. 28. It is a documentary about happened in Israel (beginning 70 a.d.). Linda Perkins, from Fairway Christian Church, will begin a new ladies Bible study entitled Lord I Want To Know You by Kay Arthur. The study will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and run through May 1st (9 to 11 a.m.). The Making Membership Meaningful class will be held at Fairway on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up is required and lunch is provided 352-259-9305. P eace in the Holy L and? Tri County (Lake, Marion, and Sumter) Interfaith Alliance presents Little Town of Bethlehem, a documentary film which follows the story of three men of three different faiths and their lives in Israel and Palestine. It explores each mans choice of nonviolent action amidst a culture of overwhelming violence, which demonizes all sides. This free program will be Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m. at The United Church of Christ at The Villages, 12514 County Road 101, Oxford, FL 34484. A panel including Rev. Drew Willard, pastor of The United Church of Christ at The Villages; Rabbizzin (Rabbis wife) and Soloist Cantor Elaine Grae, Congregation Or Chayiam, Leesburg; and Imam Sykes, Islamic Society of Orlando, will lead a discussion and question and answer period. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Nancy 352-674-9288. Healing Mass A Healing Mass will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church (5323 East C.R. 462, Wildwood) on Saturday, March 10, starting at 11 a.m. Individual prayer and confession will be available following the Mass. Everyone is in need of healing in some area of their lives whether it is physical, spiritual, emotional, or relational. We encourage everyone in need of a healing touch from Our Lord, Jesus, to attend. All are welcome! For directions, please call 330-0028.

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P AGE 8 S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012 Miss SOUTH Sumter BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesJadi Kelley took the Miss South Sumter title. This was the first year for the pageant. For information on next years pageant and other annual events for Miss South Sumter, contact Donna Hooten. The Miss South Sumter Pageant was held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Center. The pageant included titles and contestants from all age groups. The queens court for 2012 is shown here. They are clockwise from left: Jr. Miss South Sumter Abbie Munz, Miss Teen South Sumter Brittany Fussell holding Baby Miss South Sumter Ella Guess, Miss South Sumter Jadi Kelley, Little Miss Jenna Sowell and PeeWee Miss SouthSumter Alexis Farkus. Courtney Terry and Dakota Rose Hodges were two of the young women vying for the Miss South Sumter title. Earning a beauty pageant title can be exhausting, but with a royal junior miss and sister in the queens court to support you, things dont have to be so hard. Jr. Miss South Sumter holds up Baby Miss South Sumter Ella Guess as they work their way through the final pageant and the crowning of Miss South Sumter Jadi Kelley. Registration starts for scholarship golf tournament Its a 28-year-old tradition that continues this spring when supporters of the annual Sumter School District Golf Tournament take to the greens in Wildwood. But long before the tournament gets under way, organizers begin seeking sponsors and players for the event that provides funding for scholarships for local students. During the past 27 years, this scholarship tournament has assisted hundreds of students with the continuation of their education at Lake-Sumter Community College, said tournament director Linda Winchester. In 2011, the tournament awarded $12,900 in scholarships to 16 students. We are able to continue awarding scholarship each year through the generosity of our volunteers, golfers and sponsors, she said. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, at Miona Lake Golf Club, 5473, County Road 122, Wildwood. The tournament gets under way at 7:30 a.m. with check-in and a continental breakfast. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $50 per golfer, which includes greens fees, cart, prizes for best team score in each flight, golfer goodie bag, closest to the pin and longest drive contests and a fish fry lunch with all the trimmings. Its a four-person team scramble, handicaps required and used for establishing flights only. The deadline to register is Wednesday, April 11. There are a variety of ways to support the tournament by becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships start at $50 and have price tiers that continue to $1,200. Sponsorships include a variety of sponsorship recognition. Our sponsors play a very important role in achieving our goal of providing financial assistance to deserving students, according to Winchester. Sponsor signs are prominently posted on the golf course during the tournament. For more information about the tournament call Linda Winchester at 7482697 or contact the Sumter School District Office at 793-2315, extension 208. SECO sets scholarship program Up to 12 deserving high school seniors from Sumter Electric Cooperatives service territory will receive assistance from the Co-op this year to go on to college or a technical school following high school. The students chosen to receive SECO Scholarships in 2012 will each be the beneficiaries of a $2,500 grant to assist them in their pursuit of higher education. SECO Director of Corporate Communications Barry Bowman said, The selection of those students who will receive scholarships will be based on each individuals past and present activities in school and the community, financial need and scholastic record. All applicants will be evaluated by an independent panel of educators from around the SECO service territory. To qualify, graduates must reside in a home being served by SECO and be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school by the end of 2012. Applications are now available at area high school guidance offices and at any of SECOs customer service centers in Marion, Lake, Citrus, and Sumter counties. They must be returned to SECO no later than March 30. L SCC Foundation installs 2012 officers/board The Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc. installed its new officers and welcomed 13 new board members to the LSCC family for the upcoming year and also recognized the service and support of eight outgoing board members. As the principal fundraising organization for Lake-Sumter Community College, the Board of Directors play a crucial role in the success of the college with their assistance to the Foundation in generating private gifts to the college that includes support for students, faculty, staff and instruction. The new executive committee includes: President, Steve Knowles with CenterState Bank; President-Elect, Harry Hackney with Campione & Hackney, Attorneys at Law; Vice-President, Renee Furnas with Florida Hospital Waterman and Tim McRae with Akers Media Group; Treasurer, Jennifer Hill, Lake County Commissioner; Secretary/Executive Director, Rosanne Brandeburg; Past-President, Will Davis with Lake County Schools; Board of Trustees Liaison, Margo Odom; LSCC President, Dr. Chuck Mojock and Faculty Liaison, Dr. Melanie Wagner. We are extremely pleased to welcome our new officers and board members, said Rosanne Brandeburg, Executive Director of the Foundation. Through their leadership, LSCC will continue to provide the opportunities for higher education to our students, community partners, as well as to provide the insight and guidance our community has come to expect. We installed 13 new board members including: Charlie Adkison, Kristi Bell-Boliek, David Couch, Ben Cox, George Davis, Lori Farfaglia, Jimmy Greene, Jim Judge, Cheri Kleiser, Barbie Shaw, Shawna Sherman, Michael van Teefelen, and Wendy Terry, all of whom have been working with the LSCC Foundation in supporting the college, and have hit the ground running with their support of our mission. The generous support and active engagement of our Board of Directors as ambassadors for LakeSumter Community College continue to play a major role in transforming the campuss programs and facilities, said Steve Knowles, Foundation President. We are grateful for their vision and energy in working to make a critical difference in the lives at Lake-Sumter Community College. The annual meeting highlighted the accomplishments of the Foundation over the past year which included raising $1,550,633, and awarded 634 scholarships totaling over $461,807 to LSCC students in 2011. Army Pfc. Frederick B. King has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. King is the son of Vicki Lyals of County Road 144, Wildwood, and grandson of Lucille King of McCormack Street, Leesburg. He is a 2008 graduate of Wildwood High School. King graduates basic training IN SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT B OB R EICHMAN Editor

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P AGE 10 S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012 Wildwood Rotary Club busy serving Just what is the Wildwood Rotary Club? If you live in Sumter County or anywhere in the world, its very likely their efforts have had an impact on you or someone youre close to all through funds they work to raise and distribute. A service club, founded in 1974, they stay busy raising funds and serving the community. Theyve donated or served to help programs for: the developmentally disabled, youth and students (everything from providing funds for math contests and science fairs to college scholarships and educational puppet shows), theyve provided for relief and Christmas gift programs and both the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. They have worked to provide for Take Stock in Children, the local soup kitchen, the Salvation Army and the Sumter County Fair. Then theres the help theyve given to provide local park improvements, such as Lake Okahumpka Park and the chili bingo night at Wildwood Elementary a main fundraiser for the school. Wildwood Rotary president James Wright said he was introduced to the club three years ago and was surprised by how much they actually do as service. He cites the importance of the club because, its being able to give back to the community, he said, adding that its being able to help at Christmas time and throughout the year not only locally, but around the world. And at the international level, they participate in medical programs which help cleft palate patients, they have provided clean water supplies to rural areas and solar ovens in areas without electricity. They have also taken part in purchasing more than 10 ShelterBoxes. The boxes can house up to 10 people for 60 days and have been sent to areas that have experienced earthquakes or other natural disasters. The Wildwood group also joins other Rotary Clubs in providing assistance to a South American orphanage and public health care in the Bahamas. Then theres the national effort of Rotary groups around the world the organization has been primary in eradicating polio through their Rotary Polio Plus program, according to Thornton. In the past several years, the Wildwood-based organization has raised between $40,000 and $50,000 to serve the community, according to club secretary Randall Thornton. Our main fund raising projects include a golf tournament normally held on the first Friday in December, notes Thornton. Money from the golf tournament is earmarked for educational projects. They also host a reverse drawing in August of each year. The funds from that drawing are used for the various other projects. percent of all funds that the Wildwood Rotary Club raises, future and past, is spent on projects none of the money is used for administrative or club costs, according to Thornton. The organization has maintained its strength over the years by concentrating efforts on issues that are relevant to communities around the world, such as literacy, peace, education and health. There are 19 members in the Wildwood Rotary, but worldwide, there are 1.2 million members in 32,000 clubs, based in 200 countries.The Rotary was started in Chicago by Paul Harris and other businessmen. As for the members, he said they dont see each other much through the week, but when they get together, Its like a family. The Wildwood Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. weekly on Wednesdays. BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesWildwood Rotary Club members are shown (seated, left to right): James Wright president, Joe Cox sergeant-at-arms, Sandy Zeinick, Jon Simpson; (second row, left to right): Erika L. Corley, Jim Mariucci, Doug Childers, Brenda Shrewsbury, Stuart Forc e president elect, Bob Hunt, Pete Moulton; (third row, left to right): Tom Swain, Bobby Shoemaker director, Tyler Jackson tre asurer, Randall Thornton secretary, Lester Lucas and Zip Young. Other members, not available for the photograph were Reggie Caruthers director and Nathan Thomas. B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer Sisters Allison Pajak and Khayla Bonnett share a hug, when Pajak surprised her younger sister at school earlier this month. Pajak is in the military and has not seen Bonnett for two years. Khayla Bonnett responds emotionally, giving her dad Byron Bonnett a hug. Shown left to right are Mark Pajak, Khayla Bonnett, Byron Bonnett, Allison Pajak and Holly Bonnett. Sister surprises sibling with visit in class South Sumter High School freshman Khayla Bonnett was minding her own business on Wednesday, Feb. 8, when she happened to notice strangers entering her NJROTC class at the high school. It didnt take long for her to become emotional as she realized it was her big sister Allison Bonnett Pajak, Allisons new husband Mike and other members of the Bonnett family. Pajak joined the United States Air Force in December of 2008, just months after graduating from South Sumter High School. Its been two years since the siblings have seen each other and on the day Pajak dropped by class to see her younger sister, there was more than one surprise. She brought along her new husband Mark who she married in January. While the family had corresponded with him via the Internet, this was their first face-to-face meeting. Then theres the baby the Pajaks have a baby on the way and Khayla will be an aunt. In ninth grade now, the younger Bonnett is following her older sisters footsteps, sampling the military through her NJROTC classes. Sumter calendar FRIDAY, FEB. 24, SATURDAY, FEB. 25, SUNDAY, FEB. 26Continental Country Club Golf Tournament Fundraiser Each year an estimated 10,354 people in the Central Florida area will be diagnosed with cancer. This disease affects everyone in some way. The American Cancer Society is dedicated to saving lives through programs such as Relay for Life. Once again this year, Continental Country Club in Wildwood will be hosting the best golf tournament in the area to raise funds for Relay for Life. The Pro Am event will be on Feb. 24 hosting pro golfers from all over the globe. On Feb. 25 and 26 you can play with the pros in the Wildwood Open. Last year 119 professional golfers attended and played in this event. All of the proceeds from this event will go directly to the Sumter County Relay for Life. For more information about the tournament or about becoming a sponsor, please contact Joe Tomasello at 352-689-0220 or Betty Stripling at 352-748-5370. FRIDAY, FEB. 24Bus trip to Sewing and Quilt Expo Rosemary Sandefer of Grandmas Crafts and Treasures is coordinating a charter bus to the Sewing and Quilt Expo in Lakeland. The 3-day Sewing Expo features classes, demonstrations, hands-on projects, vendors, and the latest products for quilting, sewing and crafting. The class catalog and other information on the show can be found on line at www.sewingexpo.com. The cost for the bus trip is $30, which includes admission (worth $10), one class (worth $19) a tote bag, lapel pin and transportation to and from The Villages and Leesburg. Pickups will be made at Walmart on Hwy. 441 in The Villages at 7:30 a.m. and Palm Plaza in Leesburg at 8 a.m. To reserve your seat, call 352 350-7124 for details and payment deadlines. Payment can be sent to SEWING EXPO, 1717 Pebble Beach Lane, Lady Lake FL 32159. A limited number of seats are available. Rib Night VFW announces Rib Night. Ribs smoked to perfection. Three rib dinner with cole slaw, green beans, or baked beans, Texas toast. Cost for this lavish feast is $8 American. Extra ribs can be purchased. Theres coffee, iced tea and soda or beer, wine and mixed drinks at the bar. VFW 10137 is located two miles north of the National Cemetery on C.R. 476 B. For more information call 352-7938539 SATURDAY, FEB. 25Together we can knock out cancer Join us at the Kenny Dixon Sports Complex in Bushnell for the First Annual Softball Tournament hosted by the Sumter County Relay for Life SECO Energy Team. Entry Fee is $200 per team and must be paid in cash no later than Feb. 18. Entries limited to 10 teams. Must be 18 years or older to play. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Balls can be purchased at the field for $5. Double-elimination tournament play will begin at 8:30 a.m. Contact person: Byon Smiddy 352-303-7737 or byon.smiddy@secoenergy.com. $100 of your entry fee can be used for a Track Marker Sponsorship at the 2012 Relay for Life. All proceeds benefit the Sumter County 2012 Relay for Life. Craft show Red Oaks RV Resort, 5551 S.W. 18th Terrace, Bushnell, will have its craft show. For information call 793-2152.MONDAY, FEB. 27School advisory meeting Wildwood Elementary School Advisory Committee meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at Wildwood Elementary School in Building 1 Room 009. Multiple topics concerning all school stakeholders will be discussed.

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S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012, P AGE 11 Spelling bee ... Spelling bee ... Left to right: Richard Shirley, Superintendent, Kyle Fox (VCS) winner, Justin Null (SSMS) 1st runner-up, and Nisha Upadya (VCS) 2nd runner-up. Sumter students move on to district competition in March The Sumter County Spelling Bee was held on Feb. 9. The top students from the school spelling bees participated. The following students represented the schools: Karsyn Hogan Bushnell Elementary School Tristan Lamaire Bushnell Elementary School Arvin Hariprashad Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School Kera Webb Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School Alyssa McCoy South Sumter Middle School Justin Null South Sumter Middle School Kyle Fox The Villages Charter School Nisha Upadya The Villages Charter School John Lancaster Webster Elementary School Parker Strickland Webster Elementary School Elijah Justice Wildwood Elementary School Taylor Salerno Wildwood Elementary School Jerica Tillie Wildwood Middle High School Jennah Woods Wildwood Middle High School The overall winner for the county was Kyle Fox from The Villages Charter School. The 1st runner up was Justin Null from South Sumter Middle School. The 2nd runner up was Nisha Upadya, who is from The Villages Charter School. Kyle and Justin will represent the county at the district spelling bee in Orlando on March 27. Sumter schools Making a SPLASH! First graders at Bushnell Elementary School participated in a Water Conservation poster contest in January as part of their Spl ash Grant being provided by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. A winner was selected from each first grade class and received a $10 Walmart gift card donated by the P TO. The winners are from left to right-Abby Nyman, Audrey Hanson, Penelopy Vega, Isaac Craig, Kamren Zapate, Dylan Benzel, Jackson Morg an, and Jude Wietan. Taking a tour of Tallahassee The Leadership Sumter Class of 2012 visited the Florida Supreme Court and spent some time with Justice Peggy Quince during a re cent trip to Tallahassee. The trip also included a stop at the State Capitol to sit it on Senate Committee meetings among other activities. The 2012 clas s marks the fifth year of the Leadership Sumter program that is designed to build and strengthen the Sumter community through training its leaders for the challe nges of tomorrow. During the course of the 10 month program Leadership Sumter County participants will learn specific leadership skills, gain a broad based exposure to the community, and meet peers in other fields. For more information on Leadership Sumter, contact the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. Sumter workshops designed to help businesses boost sales The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and Lake Sumter Community College will offer a series of workshops designed to help businesses boost their sales and profits. The first of three workshops in the series, presented by the Delfin Group of Yalaha, Fla., is scheduled for Thursday, March 15, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sumter County Schools Professional Center, 200 Cleveland Avenue in Wildwood. Registration for chamber members is $30 for each workshop or $75 for all three in the series; slightly higher for non-members. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. Contact the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce at (352) 793-3099 for information and registration. Whether you sell a product or service, your buyers are better educated, more informed, and have more options than ever before, said Robert Skolnik, Ph.D. of the Delfin Group. Success depends on your ability to reinvent yourself and your processes, and apply them for improved results consistent to your customers needs. This workshop series will help sales professionals do that. The March 15 workshop is titled, Filling Your Sales Funnel: Generating Qualified Prospects and Generating Actual Sales. This 90-minute workshop focuses on: Identifying Qualified Suspects Creating Prospects from Suspects Prospecting Those Who Want to Buy Your Products or Services Developing Referral Sources Defining Centers of Influence Understanding the SWARM Technique Results Equals Activities The remaining workshops in the series will be held Thursdays, March 29 and April 12, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sumter County Schools Professional Center. The workshop on March 29 is titled Increasing Sales Through Networking: Maintaining a Successful Network This 90-minute session focuses on: Why You Should Network Developing a Positive Attitude for Networking Preparing for Networking Events Tips for Successful Networking Networking Etiquette Maintaining Your Network The April 12 Workshop covers Winning At Sales: Reaching the Decision Makers and Generating Results. This 90-minute workshop focuses on: Creating a Sales Attitude Prospecting Those Who Want to Buy Your Products and Services Identifying and Understanding the Buying/Selling Process Learn To Ask Effective Questions Strategies for Transforming Your Organization Into a Sales Dynamo Leading Your Organization to Focus on Results The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce is the primary business organization in Sumter County,representing more than 440 business members. For information about membership, please contact the chamber at 352-793-3099 or visit www.sumterchamber.org.

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The public is invited to attend this event free of charge. A $3 entrance fee per vehicle to the park is required. You may choose to be a spectator or to work with us hands on. If you decide to work with us, please come early as you will need to fill out some paperwork for the park; also, bring your gloves, a shovel and be ready for a fun, learning experience. The Master Gardener Community Beautification Committee has designed the plantscape for several areas of Dade Battlefield Park. This will be the second of forthcoming teaching days involved with the installation of plant materials at this historic state park. The first class was held on Sept. 28 and demonstrated How to Plant a Tree. If you are interested in improving your landscaping knowledge and are interested in correct gardening techniques and procedures. Dade Battlefield Park is off of S.R. 476 at 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. Sign up on Eventbrite at http://dbflandscapeclass.eve ntbrite.com. T he Villages Library at Pinellas Plaza and Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. presents African American History through words and fashions program, Friday, Feb. 24, at noon. The program will feature words by Wounder Kelly, book author of From Captivity to Freedom and 1974 Wildwood High School graduate. The African inspired fashions are provided by Novaab/Pure Solutions and Its A Steele Fashions both of Wildwood. Fashions modeled by Miss Simone Wilson, a Wildwood Middle High School Student and moderated by Beverly Steele, YPAs, Inc. Founder. Ms Dale Stark, library supervisor, will welcome all attendees. Free refreshments provided. Come, grab a snack for lunch and enjoy the program. Also Ms. Kelly speaks from her heart on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal ChurchRoyal, 390 East Highway 462, Wildwood (Royal). Ebenezer AME Church will provide an old fashioned soul food dinner, immediately following that Sunday afternoon program. Golf tourney Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. will present their 3rd Annual Golf For Art Tournament, Saturday, March 10, at Continental Country ClubWildwood. Golfer registration: $50 per golfer and Hole Sponsorships: $50 per hole. Teams of four (4) or we can pair you, shot gun start at 8:30 a.m., prizes, $5,000 Hole-In-One contest, breakfast and lunch included. Former NFL player, Darrell Jackson, is confirmed to play. Help us; help children. For more information: The Villages Library at Pinellas Plaza, 352-689-4589 or www.YoungPerformingArtists.or g, www.facebook.com/youngartists, 352-748-2008 or Ebenezer AME ChurchRoyal, 352-748-4484. African American History at Local Library Wounder Kelly Learning landscaping ... The League of Women Voters of The Villages/TriCounty Area is very pleased to announce that the guest speaker at their February meeting will be the Honorable Buddy MacKay. MacKay was born in rural Ocala in 1933 and rose from the Florida House and Senate to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as lieutenant governor for Lawton Chiles. When Governor Chiles died unexpectedly on Dec. 12, 1998, less than one month before Jeb Bush was to assume office, it was left to Lt. Governor MacKay to step in for 23 days and run the state. Following his brief stint as Floridas 42nd governor, he was appointed a special envoy for the Americas by President Bill Clinton. The meeting will be held at the Lady Lake Library Community Center, Guava Street, Lady Lake, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, 10 a.m. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization. We do not endorse political parties or candidates. The League does advocate for issues for which they have a position. Positions are reached after careful study and consensus by League members. For further information, contact Joanne M. Coen, 352 750-1366. MacKay speaks at Women Voters A landscaping class, like pictured above, will be offered on March 2 by Sumter County Urban Horticultural Extension. Upcoming events at DADE PARK Heres a list of the upcoming events at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell:We d nes d ay F e b. 29 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trash to Treasure Recyclables made into everything from jewelry to flowers $3 per car up to 8 people S at u r d ay Mar 10 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Moonlight Night Hike $3 per car up to 8 people F r id ay Mar 16 7 to 8:30 p.m. Floridas hummingbirds by Bev Hansen $3 per car up to 8 people Tu es d ay Mar 20 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dade Tree Identification Walk by Arthur Clothier $3 per car up to 8 people Thu rs d ay Mar 27 1 to 2:30 p.m. Medicinal Native Plants by Sid Taylor $3 per car up to 8 people For further information and to make reservations for these events please contact the park office at: (352) 7934781 and visit our web site WWW. FloridaStateParks.org/Dadebattlefield. 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Thirteen members of the Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell visited the Haile Homestead in Gainesville, Saturday, Feb. 11. What a wonderful old homestead filled with so much history. Thomas Evans and Esther Serena Chesnut Haile moved their family to Alachua County in 1854, it took two years to build this antebellum home on 1,500 acres of which 40 acres remain. There are 6,200 square feet of home under roof with 10 rooms, two center hallways and 7 closets. There are a few pieces of original furniture that remain, one of which is the baby crib. A schoolroom for the Haile Children and their neighbors, a nursery for the youngest children of which there were 14 in all, as well as a sick room used for family and slaves. Two upstairs rooms served for the boys and girls. The homestead is well known for the talking walls. The Hailes had a habit of writing on the walls of their home. There are more than 12,500 words altogether. Here is something Serena wrote on the West Wall of the parlor; 15 drops turpentine, 10 to 15 drops laudanum, 1 teaspoonful paragoric, In one glass of water, Repeat every 3 hours if necessary (this is an old medicinal recipe used to cure dysentery). The writing continued even after the family left as it was eventually used to host parties. Electricity was added in 1976 during the filming of the movie, Gal YoungUn by filmmaker Victor Nunez. The Haile Homestead was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The chapter left the Haile Homestead and headed to the Ivy House in the town of Alachua for lunch. We had a wonderful lunch and enjoyed the great food and service. We conducted our meeting while making plans for updating our bylaws and planning another Military Service Awards Ceremony in September. Our Southern Poetry for the meeting was from the Talking Walls; from the south wall of the Music Room: If Love be cold, Do not despair, Theres always flannel underwear. This was fitting for our February meeting before Valentines. Tammy Moore was presented with a certificate for her Confederate Ancestor, William Allen Lunday, Company D, 4th Reg. Florida Home Guards. A donation was taken up for the Orlando VA Medical Center, Community Living Center and Domiciliary, to help out the Homeless Veterans in the area. The money will be used to purchase Walmart gift cards for them. The next meeting will be at the home of Peggy Sloan in Groveland. For more information contact Carol Tomlinson at 352-516-5720 or Joyce White at 352-7938119. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012, P AGE 13 Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell, visit historic Haile homestead Weekly fishing report and news from Tracys Point fishing Lodge for week ending Feb. 19 Report by Mo Anderson Anglers on Lake Panasoffkee 348 Anglers Bass Fishing 278 Bass caught 245 Bass Released 238 Pan Fish caught 231 Hey yall hope all is well, boy it really got cold here last weekend not too many people out last Sunday. Never sat here by myself before, very lonely. But this week we finally saw a change in the weather, believe it or not the bass are still hitting. Sill waiting on the specks or crappie, whichever you prefer, guess its where youre from. We are seeing speck beds, but not quite on the beds yet. We still have a little ways to go before theyre here full force. But get ready because you know when they start, well be eating good. Just some information I found: Black Crappie are darker. Has seven or eight dorsal spines, has spotted sides and is typically found more in the northern states. The black prefers larger, deeply impoundments. The White Crappie which are light in color also has six dorsal spines. Has eight or nine vertical bands on its sides and is found primarily in the southern states and prefers quiet black waters. Both grow to more than five pounds while three quarters of a pound are more typical. Theyre actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in all the continental states. They have many names based on the geographic location: Paper mouth, Googgleye Bridge perch and Speckled perch, just a few. Im tell yall we have the bass, just come out and go fishing. Thirteen members of the Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell visited the Haile Homestead in Gainesville, Saturday, Feb. 11 Tammy Moore was presented with a certificate for her Confederate Ancestor, William Allen Lunday, Company D, 4th Reg. Florida Home Guards. Some things fishy John and Kathy Chauncey of South Dakota caught there nice bass. Kathy is a wonderful sportswoman. Sharon Parkinson holds a prize catch. Lavon Lewis of Crystal River got this real nice 3.13 pounds bass. The Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Pegasus Rx, 115 W. Belt Ave., in Bushnell, on Tuesday. The business featured free cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings during the day. The event also provided hors doeuvres and drinks to participants. Pegasus Rx is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 793-3100. RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY ...

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A wish of our local Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County is that every animal in their foster care finds a loving home. It is important that the adopting families are matched with a pet that suits their lifestyle. Many people fall in love with an adorable furry face, only to find out that the personality of their new pet is quite the opposite of what they had hoped for. A new arrival into the Humane Society/SPCA foster program has a minimum of two weeks before he or she is shown to the public. In that two week time, the animal is getting his or her medical exam and vaccinations along with having his or her temperament and personality evaluated. What is the Society evaluating? The Society is learning if the pet is shy or has an out going personality. Does he or she require a quiet home or possibly be an only pet in the home. Or does the pet have a high activity level, which would require a home with an active family. Why is evaluating a pet important? Just as people have different personalities, so do animals. Certain breeds are known to be high energy, while others are more docile. Standard breed behavior can become problematic and obsessive if not given proper outlets. Imagine a young Jack Russell Terrier or a Labrador Retreiver being adopted to a senior couple who enjoy watching TV and going for short leisurely walks. This adoption would be doomed from the start. Not only would the dog develop behavior problems, but the adoptive couple would be very unhappy having to live with a high energy dog. Imagine a shy cat being adopted to an active family with young children. The cat would be terrified and possibly bite or scratch a family member. This would be another doomed adoption. The Humane Society/SPCA not only wants their animals to be happy in their new homes, but they want the adopting family to enjoy and love their new pet too. Perfect matches mean a forever home for pets and a loving and loyal companion by your side. Do not be discouraged if the Society does not have the right pet for you today. More animals come into their foster program each week. The Society encourages you to frequently check their website at: www.hsspca.org to look at the pets available and read their biography. Be patient, your perfect match will come along soon enough. Anything worth waiting for will be well worth the wait. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY F EBRUARY 23, 2012, P AGE 15 Critter chatter Find your perfect match Linda Graves Humane Society PET OF WEEK Come meet Izzy and Ozzy! Theyre brother and sister, very well socialized and also love to be outdoors/indoors. Since our cat adoption rate is half now its like getting 2 for 1! Neutered/Spayed and current on vaccines, this is a six-month-old pair They can be seen in our office Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 994 C.R. 529A. Call for more info 793-9117. If you are looking for puppies we have them. Visit us at Sumter County Animal Services. Penny is at Sumter County Animal Services. Call Animal Services, 352-569-1960. Shelter sweethearts 000AGAA S UMTER C OUNTY L IVESTOCK A UCTION USDA-FL Dept. of Ag Market News Bartow, FL Jay Thomas 229-226-1641 Thomasville.LGMN@ams. usda.gov http://marketnews. usda.gov/portal/ lgOR_LS765.txt T H I S W E E K : 6 9 6 THIS WEEK: 6 9 6 L A S T W E E K : 6 4 1 LAST WEEK: 6 4 1 Y E A R A G O : 7 9 7 YEAR AGO: 7 9 7 LIVESTOCK REPORT Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls steady. Feeder steers and heifers steady. Feeder and replacement cows steady. Slaughter cows 19 percent, slaughter bulls 3 percent, and feeders 79 percent. In the feeder supply steers made up approximately 52 percent of the run, heifers 46 percent, and replacement cows 2 percent. Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80% Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1340-1450 1398 79.00-85.00 81.70 1205-1345 1285 90.00-95.00 92.52 High Dressing Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 875-1145 997 77.00-85.00 81.23 885-1175 1046 87.00-95.00 90.22 High Dressing Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1210-1410 1310 88.00-95.00 91.77 1900-2195 2049 96.00-103.00 99.93 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 215-245 235 230.00-270.00 247.54 260-290 276 235.00-280.00 253.38 305-340 320 220.00-240.00 227.70 370-380 375 210.00-230.00 218.64 465-490 480 176.00-180.00 177.97 515-530 519 165.00-184.00 170.90 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 260-290 279 190.00-210.00 202.00 310-345 330 182.00-210.00 195.69 360-390 377 155.00-180.00 168.14 405-430 418 152.00-166.00 159.58 460-485 465 164.00-166.00 165.58 510-545 524 146.00-160.00 151.91 560-595 579 148.00-158.00 151.42 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 205-245 241 206.00-234.00 208.38 255-280 269 222.00-240.00 230.06 310-340 323 205.00-225.00 214.69 355-390 373 170.00-178.00 175.12 420-440 431 158.00-170.00 167.17 455-490 478 154.00-160.00 158.23 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 220-225 224 195.00-200.00 199.18 250-280 271 160.00-176.00 167.91 305-335 324 152.00-174.00 159.74 360-385 372 140.00-158.00 148.99 430-440 435 150.00-156.00 153.03 470-490 482 142.00-152.00 145.12 Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 885-1095 981 79.00-100.00 91.65 Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 000ALUB 0 0 0 A F S 7 000ALU3

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fictitious Name Notices Fictitious Name Notices undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of: Pickleball Alley located at 739 Haynesville Way, The Villages, FL 32162, in the County of Sumter, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, FL. Dated at The Villages,FL, this 17 day of Feb., 2012. /s/ Diane Ahern Owner Feb. 23, 2012. 689-0223 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PROPERTY The following property has been abandoned at 2832 E C-466, Oxford, Florida 34484: 1995 Singlewide WEXF mobile home, Vin # 10L24320, Title #69217890 This property will be sold at auction at 1097 E C-466, Oxford Florida 34484, to be held on February 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the public auction. You have the right to bid on the property at this sale. After the property is sold and the costs of storage, advertising, and sale are deducted, the remaining money will be paid over to the county. You may claim the remaining money at any time within one year after the county receives the money. /s/ Merideth C. Nagel, Esq. MERIDETH C. NAGEL, P.A. 450 East Hwy 50, Suite 4, Clermont, Florida 34711 352-394-7408 February 16 and 23, 2012. 697-0223 SCT Parcel N16A043 PUBLIC NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following parcel, located inside of the city limits of Bushnell is scheduled to come before the City of Bushnell Board of Adjustment & Code Enforcement at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in the Council Chambers located at 117 East Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, FL for the following: Parcel # N16A043 Special exception to allow a fellowship building to be built on a portion of property zoned R-1. All interested parties are invited to attend. Questions should be directed to Denise Lee, Director of Zoning and Code Compliance, Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm at (352) 793-2591. February 23, 2012. 698-0223 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, March 5th, 2012 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 2012-04 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CITY OF BUSHNELL CODE OF ORDINANCES, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING CHAPTER 27, UTILITIES, ARTICLE II, ELECTRIC SERVICE, DIVISION I, IN GENERAL, BY ADOPTING SECTION 27-37, NET METERING; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, City Clerk February 23, 2012. 699-0223 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, March 5th, 2012 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 NO. 2012-05 PARCEL NO.: N16G051 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, CHANGING THE ZONING DISTRICT DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY FROM A CATEGORY R-2, DUPLEX AND CONVENTIONAL, TO A R-3 MULTI-FAMILY, ZONING DISTRICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, City Clerk February 23, 2012. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 602-0301 SCT GC-11-97891 vs. Fournier, Geraldine A. heirs Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-000086 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, GERALDINE A. FOURNIER, DECEASED, et al Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, GERALDINE A. FOURNIER, DECEASED Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIEDthat an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Sumter County, Florida: LOT 63, VILLAGES OF SUMTER UNIT NO. 145, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 19 AND 19A, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1461 MURRELLS INLET LOOP, THE VILLAGES, FL 32162-2157 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with 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 or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Sumter County T imes 691-0223 SCTVs. Hoffman, Randall Scott 2011 CA 001132 Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CA 001132 LYNDA SMITH PEEL AND BETTY J. SMITH, Plaintiffs, vs. RANDALL SCOTT HOFFMAN AND JEWELL LEE HOFFMAN, his wife, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that in accordance with the Final Judgment entered on February 7th, 2012, in Civil Action No. 2011 CA 001132 of the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, in which Lynda Smith Peel and Betty J. Smith are the Plaintiffs, and Randall Scott Hoffman and Jewell Lee Hoffman, his wife, the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Room 327, Sumter County Courthouse, Bushnell, Florida, at 10:00 a.m. on March 1st, 2012, the following real property: Lots 7, 8, and 9, Block 5, BUSHNELL PARK PLAT NO. 28, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 131, 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 THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated February 9th, 2012. Gloria R. Hayward -Clerk of Circuit Court (SEAL) By: Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk February 16 and 23, 2012. 692-0223 SCT Vs. Thomas, Mary L. 2010-CA-000472 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2010-CA-000472 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. MARY L. THOMAS AND CORY W. GYSIN, Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment dated Jan. 27, 2012 and entered in Case No.: 2010-CA-000472 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, in and for Sumter County, Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Suite 327 at 10 a.m. on the 1st day of March, 2012 ; the following described property as set forh in said Final Judgment, to wit: Parcel M11=013 a/k/a Sec. 11, Twp. 21 S, Rng. 21 E, The SE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4, subject to a 25 road easement across the North side thereof and subject to right-of-way county road across the East side thereof a/k/a 4031 CR 316, Bushnell, Florida. (See also Official Records Book 969, Page 519; Book 831, Page 603). 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. IMPORTANT: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, phone number (352) 569-6600 within 2 working dasy of your receipt of this notice or pleading. DATED this 1st day of February, 2012. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk February 16 and 23, 2012. Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 14th day of February, 2012. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the ADA Coordinator, Tammy Graczyk, (352) 569-6088 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. To file response please contact Sumter County Clerk of Court, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. February 23 and March 1, 2012. GC-11-97891 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 600-0301 SCT Amuro, Jr., Andrew Anthonty 2011-CP-000465 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2011 CP 000465 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ANDREW ANTHONTY AMURO, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANDREW ANTHONTY AMURO, JR., deceased, File Number 2011 CP 000465, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 2587, 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 decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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, 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 The date of first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2012. Personal Representative: MICHAEL J. AMURO Attorney for Personal Representative: Leslie Quinn, Esq. Florida Bar #0107999, P.O. Box 830922, Ocala, FL 34483 P: (352) 347-6318 F: (352) 307-3473 February 23 and March 1, 2012. 601-0301 SCT Jeffries, John J. 2012 CP 000034 Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012 CP 000034 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN J. JEFFRIES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHN J. JEFFRIES, deceased, whose date of death was February 17, 2010, and whose social security number is 146-18-7464, file number 2012 CP 000034, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of which is 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Florida 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 decedents 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 February 23, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Mary Jeffries 220 N. Argyle Avenue, Margate, New Jersey 08402 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. Florida Bar No. 0051802 Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. 3301 NW Boca Raton Blvd., Suite 201, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Telephone: (561) 300-3390 February 23 and March 1, 2012. 690-0223 SCTRomer III, George Albert 2011 CP 000484 Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2011 CP 000484 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE ALBERT ROMER, III Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of George Albert Romer, III, deceased, whose date of death was October 22, 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 of the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against the decedents 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 who have claims or demands against the 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 February 16, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Amanda Jordan 822 Parks Street, Wildwood, Florida 34785 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/James E. Wade, III, P.A. Florida Bar No. 0374083 Attorney for Amanda Jordan WADELAW, P.A. 116 Bushnell Plaza, Bushnell, FL 33513 Telephone: (352) 568-2500 Fax: (352) 568-2501 E-Mail: Jameswadeattorney@embarqmail.com February 16 and 23, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Self Storage Notices 688-0223 SCT 3/5 Sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The personal property, household goods, and contents of the following Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices rental spaces will be sold for cash or otherwise disposed of, to satisfy rental liens for unpaid rent in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapter 83, on 03/05/2012 at 10:00 am at Chandlers Storage, 1908 CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Unit #258, A. Coleman. Feb. 16 & 23, 2012. Free Offers FREE 12X50 Mobile Home to be hauled away Wildwood (574) 566-2517 Professional EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR United Way of Citrus County, a non-profit agency, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Professional Officer/Executive Director. This position serves as chief executive officer of United Way of Citrus County Providing innovative and strategic leadership while working with the Board of Directors to achieve community impact. Works with community partners, leaders, and staff to implement the strategic plans to improve education, achieve financial stability and promote healthy lives. Maintains accountability for the overall operational and fiscal integrity of the organization. Skills: Ability to prepare and administer a non-profit budget. Excellent communications skills (oral and written). Ability to work successfully with a non-profit governing board. Ability to coordinate the annual fund raising campaign. Knowledge of community planning operations. Provides a professional image to the community. Sound ethical and moral principles. Commitment to the mission, vision and values of United Way. Education: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in business, management, finance, accounting, social services or related fields. Experience: A minimum of 3 to 5 years managerial experience, preferably with a non-profit health/human service agency or business. Send r esume to: United Way of Citrus County 1205 NE 5th Street, Suite A Crystal River, FL 34429 Pharmacy Mgr.needed for Radhika Corp., dba Groveland Pharmacy Groveland FL; Licensed pharmacist to manage, train & supervise pharmacy & pharmacy emply. to ensure all ind. Stds. are being complied. Will oversee compound & dispense med., data entry, physician ph. calls, inventory mgmt., immunizations, conduct drugs utilize. rev. in accordance w/ govt. guidelines, patient counseling, scheduling, delivery & billing. Req. BS in Pharmacy & 5 yrs exp. as Pharmacist. FT. Fax resume to D Patel at 352-429-1383. Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEW CAREER? 2 WEEK PREP COURSES! ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. EKG $475. NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475.taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119 FB, twitter, you tube Auctions 4 SALES THURS. FEB. 23, 3PM Estate Adventur e Auction 2 Sea-Ship containers, Contractor & Shop tools, PU Box, vinyl coated fence, fuel tank, washer dryer, household goods & furn. Pampered Chef, Longabergers, lots of dolls, musical instr. & more at gallery FRI. FEB. 24, 9AM INVERNESS REAL EST A TE & CONTENTS AUCTION, 6762 E Hampton Lane 2/2 SOLD ABSOLUTE 1580+ sq.ft, 2/2 & adjoin. lot + all contents. BEVERL Y HILLS HOME REAL EST A TE 518 S. Harrison St. Prev: 3PM Auction 4PM 2/2 Home 1625 sq.ft. with wood & tile flooring THURS&FRI FEB 23&24 ESTATE TAG SALE 7AM-3PM 564 N. Indigo Terr., Hernando. Entire home contents to be sold incl LR sofa group, wall units, lots of yard art, statuary, more and more w/photos coming on the website soon SA T FEB. 25, 11AM FIREARMS AUCTION Over 200 pcs to be sold live and online at gallery. Catalog & photos on website. w/FFL dealer DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Furniture Living Room Set, dining set, both for $800.good cond. (352) 418-5439 Garden/Lawn Supplies Husky 50 Cut cruise control, electric PTO $800 Murray 46 Cut $400. MTD 46 mulcher, $400 Craftsman 3 Teir black limited edition Tool Box $175. (352) 793-6609 Garage/ Yard Sales ANNUAL RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE Webster United Methodist Church 173 SE 3rd St. Webster Sat Feb. 25th 8am-? Bushnell Sat Feb 26TH clothes, nic nacs, misc. 5052 CR 634 S. General Steel Upright Safe 23 x 38 x 12 Brand New $100 (352) 793-6609 Wanted to Buy WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyAr ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 Mobile Homes For Rent CENTER HILL2/1, Appliances $450.mo 2/2, CHA, $560. mo 352-793-6958/793-0739 INVERNESS RENT SPECIAL : Sec. dep, pro-rated over 3 mo. period in the INVERNESS WATERFRONT 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 1 BR home $325 plus. 2BR home $450 includes H20. 2 BR, 1.5 bath, Park Model $500. Pets considered. Section 8 accepted. (352) 476-4964 INVERNESS Waterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Furnished, 1BR home with central A/C $600. 352-476-4964 Mobile Homes For Sale INVERNESS Waterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $274/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 Mobile Homes In Park INVERNESS Waterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 2 BR, 1.5 BA for $2,000 must be approved352-476-4964 Apartments BUSHNELL 2/2/1, 1 Year Lease, No Pets, $700 mo. $500 Security 352-793-6887 352-303-5112. Rental Houses INVERNESS Country Living on large -acre lot. 3BR, 2BA home. Garden area, fenced area, Well & septic, so no water bill! $595. RENT SPECIAL Security dep. pro-rated over 3 mo. period. 352-476-4964 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. 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Thursday, February 23, 2012Volume 126 Number 8Established in 1881 50 Cents E-mail us: news@sctnews.comFor more news, videos, photos Visit us: sumtercountytimes.comTIMES QUICK CLICKSUMTER COUNTY Inside:fighting firesLaunching new landfill Convicted murderers back in court The journey through Sumter County courts continues next week for two convicted murderers who were both found guilty of two gruesome and different criminal cases that have lingered for years in the judicial system. Both Carl Dausch and Bill Paul Marquardt are scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Feb. 28, before Circuit Judge William Hallman. Marquardt, 35, is expected to learn whether he will spend the remainder of his life in prison or be put to death for the brutal 2000 murders of Margarita Ruiz, 72, and her daughter Esperanza Wells, 42. The women were in Ruizs Tarrytown home caring for a toddler-age family member when they were murdered. During his trial last October, Marquardt, acting as his own attorney, wanted the judge, rather than the jury, to determine his sentence. Marquardt was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the womens stabbing and shooting deaths and one count of burglary. Daush, 53, is in the process of seeking a motion for a new trial that will considered by Judge Hallman on Feb. 28, according to Assistant State Attorney Peter Magrino. Late last year, a 12-member jury took less than an Marquardt BOBREICHMAN Editor Both Carl Dausch and Bill Paul Marquardt are scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, Feb. 28, before Circuit Judge William Hallman BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesTaking part in the ceremony Monday for the launch of the landfill were: Marion County Commissioner Mike Amsea, former Bushnell City Council member Dale Barnes and former Bushnell mayor, Joe Strickland, Marion County Commissioner Karl Zalek, Bushnell City Council member Cookie Tadlock, Bushnell City Clerk Joy Coleman, Marion County Commissioner Stan McLean, Bushnell Mayor Bill Spaude, ACMS director Charlie Dean, Sr., Bushnell City Council member Warren Maddox, ACMS Vice President Scott Adams, Bushnell City Manager Vince Ruano, ACMS General Manager Mar ilyn Connell, ACMS accountant Voncile Love, secretary/treasurer and director Monica Haufler, ACMS director Charlie Strange, ACMS President Charlie Dean, Jr., Marion County attorney Matthew Minter and ACMS attorney David Dee. See MURDERS,Page 2 Police seek missing woman Investigators are looking for information on a St. Catherine woman that has been missing for nearly a month now. Authorities were first contacted about 47-year-old Lori Squire on Sunday, Jan. 29, when her husband called to let them know to be on the lookout for her and their vehicle a green 1997 Chevrolet Blazer. That same day, sheriffs officials got a report of a burglary in progress in the Croom area when residents saw a vehicle parked in a wooded area. The car turned out to be the Squires missing SUV, but it was empty, other than the handful of clothes Mrs. Squire had taken with her when she left three days earlier. According to sheriffs officials and Mr. Squire, its not uncommon for her to pack some clothes and spend time away from home. But Squire hasnt heard from her since. The vehicle was found in a remote wooded area and since her disappearance she has not made any contact with her family or friends, nor any financial transactions through her bank or credit cards. She reportedly has ties to Webster, Bushnell and Pasco County. The first thing that worried me was where the car was found and how the car was found, said her husband Tim Squire. Ive been here all my life and Ive never been Lori Squire Lori Squire, St. Catherine, has been missing for a month The vehicle was found in a remote wooded area and since her disappearance she has not made any contact with her family or friends, nor any financial transactions through her bank or credit cards. DauschA crowd of about 50 people, including officials from the City of Bushnell and Marion County, gathered in Sumterville earlier this week. The group came together for the ACMS Class I landfill groundbreaking. It was just after 9 a.m. Monday morning, with a backdrop of heavy equipment and flat land that officials and company executives and employees lined up with shovels and hard hats. The facility is located just east of Lake Panasoffkee in Sumterville, on a nearly 800acre parcel of land that was annexed into the City of Bushnell in 2009. The Class 1 landfill will allow a diverse range of waste to be dumped including industrial waste, household and commercial wastes and agricultural wastes from farming operations. The facility will also be accessible for dumping by sources inside and outside of the county and the initial permit is for construction on 58.8 acres. The facility was approved by officials from the City of Bushnell and Marion County. Through the agreement, the county will pay $20 million for 2.5 million tons of disposal capacity in ACMSs landfill. The facility is expected to open near the close of the 2012 calendar year, after some intense construction including digging and lining cells, laying a leachate system, installing storage tanks, pumps and testing the system. ACMS President Charlie Dean, Jr. drew several laughs as he related the process of getting the landfill to its current stage. When the process was still just a plan, he contacted then Bushnell council member Dale Barnes and asked to meet with him. Though Barnes didnt have time for an actual meeting with Dean, they literally met under the oak tree. DeanThe landfills first customer is Marion CountyBRENDALOCKLEAR Staff WriterSee LANDPage 2 BRENDALOCKLEAR Staff Writer See SEEK Page 2

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then focused attention on City Manager Vince Ruano, both men recalling that Dean was told the city was the city and Marion was the county. As they followed the process, the ACMS group moved forward with both the county and the city and committed to do all the right things, including build a state-of-the-art facility. He said they made sure they were open with the Department of Environmental Regulation and were very blessed in the outcome. He said when people ask how he managed to succeed, he asks if they want the truth and then answers, Divine intervention. ACMS was successful in selling the project idea to city officials after the Sumter County Commission denied their proposal in 2008. When that proposal was discussed, numerous property owners voiced concerns about the impact the landfill would have on their property and the environment. City Manager Vince Ruano has said the city set up a supplemental community trust fund in part to deal with potential environmental impact or legitimate adverse impact to property owners. Part of the money raised by landfill operations can be used to fund other approved city projects and part of the revenue is set aside to remedy any potential adverse impacts, Ruano said. ACMS is expected to use about $9 million of the contract money to construct the facility. As for Bushnell, the city makes it gain by being paid $2 for every ton that goes into the landfill. That fee will increase, according to the Consumer Price Index, but will never exceed $3 per ton over the life of the landfill, Ruano said. Since Sumter County privatized operations and closed its landfill facility, Bushnell has been hauling its refuse to Groveland making one to two trips per day, four times a week. By providing ACMS a site for its landfill, the city will gain a permanent location within the county for disposal of its refuse while indefinitely adding money to the community trust fund. The facility is located on County Road 529.PAGE2 SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012 LAND continued from Page 1 BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesACMS 12-year employee Richard Camara was celebrated by Dean, Jr. for his work ethic and given a chance to move a little dirt on the project. The heavy equipment operator is shown here after moving a bucketful of big earth. hour to sentence Dausch to death for the 1987 murder of 27-year-old Adrian Mobley, an employee at the Bushnell Walmart. On July 15, 1987, Mobleys body was found face down and tied up with a bed sheet, in a wooded area off County Road 475, near Lake Panasoffkee. It was just after sunrise, but authorities believe Mobley was killed before 1 a.m. that morning. He died from blunt force trauma to the head. Dausch has been jailed at the Sumter County Detention Center since Aug. 18, 2008. MURDERcontinued from Page 1 down that road. Squire said his wife has gone away before, but notes she always takes her clothes, makeup, jewelry, curling iron. But everything is here. Nothings missing, he said. When authorities arrived at the location of the SUV, they found another set of vehicle tracks. They have since tried to track from the area with bloodhounds and processed the car, but found nothing that has led them any closer to finding Mrs. Squire. Mr. Squire travels around building and maintaining television and radio towers and happened to return home from his recent work trip early. Because of earlier work assignments out of town, he had missed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years at home. He said he arrived home on Jan. 25, Mrs. Squire left on Jan. 26 and they (the couple and one of their sons) had planned to celebrate her birthday on Jan. 27 but she never came home. 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Tuesday, Feb. 14Jeremy Lamar Sanders, 22, Wildwood, was arrested for resisting an officer and distributing marijuana. Bond set at $2,000. Melissa Lynn Williams, 32, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to appear. No bond set. Kevin Dale Williams, 32, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to appear. No bond set. Brenda Williams, 51, Wildwood, was arrested for failure to appear. No bond set. Timothy Mack Shaw, 37, Wildwood, was arrested on a Lake County warrant. Bond set at $1,000. Nhoy Shane Khounpachamsy, 26, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for possession of marijuana. Bond set at $500. Olen Barney Quilling, 71, Webster, was arrested on two counts of violation of probation. No bond set. Antonio Lamar Johnson, 29, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for possession and sale of marijuana. No bond set. Jared Michael Yeadon, 24, Oxford, was arrested for contempt of court and violation of probation. No bond set. Charlie Garland Swindell III, 70, Bushnell, was arrested for sexual assault. No bond set.Wednesday, Feb. 15Nicholas Emanuel Weeks, 26, Wildwood, was arrested on two counts of violation of probation. No bond set.Thursday, Feb. 16Jody Lynette Carcano, 24, Wildwood, was arrested on two counts of possession of cocaine and using a two-way device to facilitate a felony. Bond set at $45,000. Nicholas John Stokley, 22, Wildwood, was arrested for larceny and on a Lake County warrant. Bond set at $2,000. Shane Nickolas Farkus, 24, Wildwood, was arrested on two counts of violation of probation. No bond set.Saturday, Feb. 18Wintford Durell McDaniels, 53, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested on a Lake County warrant. Bond set at $2,000. Rudolph Valentino Ray, 51, Bushnell, was arrested for withholding support and failure to appear. Bond set at $2,500. Jonathon Tarbox, 24, Center Hill, was arrested for violation of probation. No bond set. John Robert Moore Jr., 25, Lake Panasoffkee, was arrested for possession of marijuana and narcotic equipment. Bond set at $1,000. Marco A. Bautista, 41, Bushnell, was arrested for driving under the influence. Bond set at $500.Sunday, Feb. 19Tamara Danetta Nelson, 35, Wildwood, was arrested for withholding support. No bond set. Tarrence Darnel Mobley,SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012, PAGE3 ESTABLISHED1881(USPS#535-880)GIVEUSACALL NewsDepartment..............352-793-2161 Circulation..................1-888852-2340 RetailAdvertising....... ....... 352-793-2161 ClassifiedAdvertising..TollFree1-877-676-1403 Fax.......................... 352-793-1486 TheSumterCountyTimesispublishedThursdays, 52timesayear,forasubscriptionpriceof $25.00peryearinSumterCountyby:SUMTERCOUNTYTIMES204E.McCollumAve. Bushnell,Florida33513 Deadlines:Displayadvertising Proof.................... Fridayat3:00p.m. Final....................Mondayat3:00p.m. ClassifiedAdvertising.........TuesdayatnoonPeriodicalPostagepaidatBushnell,Florida,and atadditionalmailingoffices. POSTMASTER:SENDADDRESSCHANGESTO SUMTERCOUNTYTIMES. 1452 W. 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Charlie Swindell, was charged on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with sexual battery on a child less than 12 years of age, according to a Sumter County Sheriffs Office report. The abuse started when the girl was 7, according to sheriffs Lt. Bobby Caruthers. Swindell gained the trust of the girls parents and began taking her to different events and was left alone with the child on occasions, according to Caruthers. Swindell was arrested after the girls parents were questioning her and she told them of the sexual abuse, Caruthers said. He was placed in the Sumter County Detention Center without bond. Swindell has an extensive multi-state criminal history, Caruthers said. He was most recently arrested in Sumter County in 2007 for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, he said. His past criminal history dates back to the 1960s and includes arrests for sexual assault and kidnapping in Arizona, felony assault, malicious wounding and contributing to the delinquency of a minor in Virginia. Law enforcement authorities are continuing an investigation, Caruthers said. Persons with questions about Swindell having contact with their children are asked to contact Det. John Guzman at the sheriffs office, 793-2621. Police: Man, 70, sexually abused child BOBREICHMAN Editor Swindell has an extensive multistate criminal history, according to law enforcement authorities. Charlie SwindellPolice report See ARRESTSPage 7

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PAGE4 SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012 Get those county fair entries ready to submit If you or your prized entry plan to participate as a contestant at the Sumter County Fair the deadlines are approaching. The annual county fair, scheduled for March 9 through March 17 at the Sumter County Fairgrounds, north of Webster, has a wide variety of competitions to enter. If youre looking for an entry form, just go to sumterfair.net. You can enter anything from your prized steer to your prized plant, from the talent show to the fine arts show. The fair competitions provide a range of events for just about everyone of all ages. All the application forms can be downloaded at www.sumterfair.net. Whatever your interest, plan to attend this years fair. There will be plenty of local talent along with lots of entertainment and fun. A trip through the agricultural center itself can be an interesting experience. Organizers are busy preparing exhibits that will include everything from artwork from youngsters through adults to canned goods. This is the time to get your project together and ready to enter. If you do plan to enter the Family Living Expo, which includes everything from art, photos, crafts, sewing, vegetables, baking and eggs to collections and writing, you can also download both adult and youth rules and entry forms from the Sumter County Times website (www.sumtercountytimes.com) or youth only from IFAS website at http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu/4-H/EVENTS.shtml (remember, you do not have to be a member of 4-H this is open to everyone!) On the Times site, scroll down the homepage and click on the blog Enter your treasure at the Sumter County Fairthen click on the appropriate rules. If you have questions, you can contact adult superintendent Brenda Locklear at the Sumter County Times 352-7932161 or youth superintendent Sarah Hensley at the Sumter County Extension Office 352-793-2728. Is the Obama administration budget reality or rhetoric?The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 and the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 require the president to submit to Congress an annual budget outlining proposed revenue and spending allocations for the federal government. President Obama has just submitted his budget in which he calls for more stimulus spending on infrastructure, raising taxes on those he considers to be rich and adds almost one trillion dollars to Americas fifteen trillion dollar debt. By most accounts, his plan is really an outline for his reelection campaign and has no chance of passage. Some Democrats and their allies in the liberal media are already seeking to blame the anticipated Congressional rejection of his budget on Republicans in general and the Tea Party movement in particular. Is it accurate? Lets examine the facts. In order for the Federal Budget to become law, it must be passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate and then signed by the president. The last budget to be passed by the U.S. Senate was in April of 2009 more than one thousand days ago. Fifty one votes are needed to pass the budget in the U.S. Senate. Senator Harry Reid (D) Nevada has been the majority leader of the Senate during those one thousand days. At no time since April of 2009 has the Democratic Party had less than fifty one members in the Senate. As was clearly demonstrated with Obama care, Senator Reid controls the Senate calendar; what he wants voted on is voted on. Have no doubt, if Senator Reid wanted the Senate to pass President Obamas federal budget proposals for the last three years he certainly would have mustered the necessary votes. Could it be that President Obamas vision for America, including annual increases of one trillion dollars of debt, is out of step with not only a majority of the American people but with many influential leaders of the Democrat Party? Richard Cole, Jr. The Villages Presidents Day thoughts Lets skip the sad fact that Presidents Day is focused on car sales and mattress discounts and get to the painful truth: Too many Americans even college seniors dont know about the individuals who led our nation and shaped our world. Even at our nations founding, our leaders knew the importance of civic education. President George Washington once said, A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? So how are we doing? Probably worse than the British army at the end of the American Revolution, it turns out. Only 34 percent of college seniors from elite institutions could identify Washington as the general at the Battle of Yorktown, according to a survey by the Center for Survey Research and Analysis. More than a quarter couldnt name John Adams as the second president. And only 23 percent of students could name James Madison as the Father of the Constitution. It may not be necessary for students to memorize that James K. Polk was No. 11 or that James Buchanan preceded Abraham Lincoln to be honest, neither are likely to come up in casual conversation. But to graduate from college without a basic grasp of our history leaves us poorly prepared to face Americas many challenges, not to mention the fact that it is a tragic slap in the face of the men and women who formed America, and defended her since. Its not just the founders who remain strangers to many of todays students. Only 53 percent identified Theodore Roosevelt as president when America acquired the Panama Canal. Worse, just 22 percent could identify the phrase Government of the people, by the people, for the people as part of Lincolns Gettysburg Address. What is happening at our colleges? Its called a serious case of academic irresponsibility. Students and families are paying more and more tuitions have more than quadrupled in the past 25 years yet colleges are failing to provide our students with the educational foundation they deserve and our country needs. A nationwide study of more than 1,000 colleges and universities, What Will They Learn? (www.whatwilltheylearn.com) found that 80 percent of our colleges dont require students to take even a single foundational course in American history. About 85 percent dont require students to study foreign language. And despite the state of the global economy, an unbelievable 95 percent of colleges dont require even a basic economics course. Without a strong educational foundation, how can the leaders of tomorrow set the course for our future? Too many of todays graduates are far more likely to be familiar with Snooki than Socrates. Lady Macbeth has receded into near oblivion as Lady Gaga takes center stage. And a very disappointing Google search will find over 400 million hits for performer Nicki Minaj more than 10 times the number of hits for Thomas Jefferson. Employers are noticing these skewed priorities. Fully 87 percent of employers believe that our colleges must raise the quality of students educations in order for the United States to remain competitive globally, according to the Association ofBEYOND 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.PublisherGerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Bob Reichman204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, Fl. 33513Member Florida Press AssocationThe 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 news@sctnews.com.OPINIONS INVITEDGuest column Sumter County TimesOpinionLetter to the editor Girl scouts Its Girl Scout Cookie time and theres a new cookie to try! Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) announces Feb. 24 marks the start of the 2012 Girl Scout Cookie booth sales throughout its eightcounty jurisdiction of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter counties. Whichever your favorite Girl Scout Cookie Thin Mints, Tagalongs, or Samoas the wait is over! Through mid-March, thousands of Girl Scouts will take orders for your favorite Girl Scout Cookie varieties, including Do-Si-Dos, Dulce de Leche, Samoas, Tagalongs, Thank You Berry Munch, Thin Mints, or Trefoils. In celebration of Girl Scouts 100th anniversary in 2012, a new Girl Scout Cookie is making its debut: Savannah SmilesTM. Named after the city in which Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts in 1912 Savannah, Ga. Savannah Smiles is a lemon-flavored cookie dusted in powdered sugar that is sure to become a fast favorite. Friday, Feb. 24 marks the start of booth sales, so keep an eye out at your favorite businesses and stores and take a box or a dozen home with you! Also beginning Feb. 24, visit www.gswcf.org and search for a Girl Scout Cookie Booth by zip code using the cookie booth locater system. Cookie fans with smart phones can download the free Girl Scout Cookie Locator (Kellogg) app by calling **GSCOOKIES (**472665437) from their phones, or by searching for Cookie Locator in the iPhone App Store or Android Market Place. Its easier than ever to satisfy your Girl Scout Cookie cravings! Cookie booth sales end Sunday, March 18. For those who want to support Girl Scouting in their communities but dont want to enjoy the cookies themselves, GSWCF offers the Cookies from Home Program. This unique program is a way for Girl Scouts to give back to their communities: donations of cookies through the Cookies from Home Program will be sent directly to our military troops serving in combat zones overseas through a partnership with Support Our Troops. Donations to the Cookies from Home Program may be made in person through a Girl Scout at anytime during the Cookie Program, through March 18. Girl Scout Cookies are not only an icon of American culture, but also the worlds leading entrepreneurial program for girls. Through the program, girls practice useful life skills such as planning, decisionmaking and customer service. During cookie activities, girls are members of a team working towards a common goal, with each girl striving to do her personal best. For more information regarding purchasing Girl Scout Cookies and supporting Girl Scouting in your area, visit www.gswcf.org/cookies, or call (800) 881-4475, extension 1838. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) serves nearly 22,000 girls and 11,000 adult members in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter counties. GSWCF receives funding from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and area United Way agencies. Did you know that more than 53% of all women business owners are Girl Scout alumnae? For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect or donate to Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, visit www.gswcf.org or call 800881-4475. See GUESTPage 5 Girl Scouts launch booth sales

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SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012, PAGE5 American Colleges and Universities. This all comes at a time when the Pew Research Center says young adults are suffering larger income losses than any other group and that theyre less likely to be employed than at any time since World War II. But dont ask college seniors about World War II either. Though so many can describe the Occupy Wall Street movement in impassioned detail, many arent so knowledgeable about Hitlers occupation of Europe or the threat to freedom our armies defeated. Its time our colleges and universities got their priorities straight. Theyre simply not doing an adequate job of preparing the people Washington called the future guardians of the liberties of the country when 40 percent of college seniors cant identify the Constitution as establishing the division of powers between the states and federal government. President Washington, were letting you down. 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Sumter County Fire and EMS units were dispatched to the brush fire at 2:22 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, on County Road 141, according to a county report. First arriving units found a rapidly spreading brush fire involving multiple vehicles and a semi-trailer, the report states. The fire burned approximately 10 acres before being contained. Initial attempts to extinguish the blaze were hampered by explosions from the heavily involved trailer which contained live ammunition and two propane tanks. Mutual aid was requested from The Villages Public Safety, Lake County Fire, Leesburg Fire, Fruitland Park Fire and the Florida Fire Service. A total of 47 firefighters brought the fire under control within two hours. One firefighter was injured and was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Fire investigators determined that the fire was caused when a residential trash fire escaped. Dozens of firefighters fight blaze that destroyed Wildwood home A Wildwood blaze last week drew 47 firefighters to the scene before the fire was under control. County fire impact fees could be eliminated If county commissioners agree, the imposition of the current county-wide fire impact fee could end in the next few years. That is the focus of a workshop meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday evening by county commissioners. The board can only discuss the issue at the workshop and must consider it again during a regular board meeting in order to take any action. Currently, the cost to Sumter County residents in impact fees is $397 annually per home. The annual rate is $243 for residents of The Villages. County Administrator Bradley Arnold said Monday that the board could sunset the impact fee ordinance as early as late this year for Sumter County residents because the county should be able to complete all the projects that the fee was aimed at accomplishing for fire protection. By 2014, the same should be true for The Villages fire impact fee, he said. Both impact fees were imposed starting in 2005 as a means to fund new fire stations, expand existing fire stations, purchase firefighting equipment and other expenses associated with providing the county with fire protection. Now that most of those improvements have been made, the fees could be ended, Arnold told the Times. For The Villages, the final fire station under construction at the corner of County Road 44A and Buena Vista will finalize the demand to which the study was based, according to Arnolds summary of the fees. Therefore, only the remaining financing of the Morse/C466A station (and the earlier mentioned station) financing will require the continuation of the Villages District Fire Impact Fee. The fee could be rescinded at an estimated date of Sept. 2015 or as early as Jan. 2014 if The Villages provides a partial or full donation for the stations. Regardless of the estimated times, the fact remains that once the demand is met to accommodate the growth of The Villages Fire District there is no more justification to continue collection of the fee and the ordinance should be rescinded, Arnold states. The Sumter Fire Impact Fee could be eliminated at the same time as The Villages fee because federal funding has expedited completion of various fire stations and the only remaining project is the expansion of the Lake Panasoffkee Fire Station, according to Arnolds report. He also suggests that a fire impact fee could be imposed for any large developments that enter the county and require a fire station with only the occupants of that development paying the fee. BOBREICHMAN Editor

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Barbara R. Bissonnette, 78Barbara Rose (Dahl) Bissonnette, 78, of West Bridgewater and Bushnell, passed peacefully in the company of her husband and three children Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at HPH Hospice, Brooksville. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Clark) Dahl. Barbara was a 1950 National Honor Society graduate of Oliver Ames High School, Easton and a member of the International Thespian Society. She married John Simpson of Stoughton in 1951. After several years as a mother and housewife, Barbara returned to school to become a registered nurse and had a long career at the Brockton campus of the Veterans Hospital Psychiatric Unit until her retirement. She retired to her vacation homes in Hebron, N.H., and Bushnell, with her husband Francis Bissonnette whom she married in 1978; they traveled the country in their motor home. She became an avid Scrabble player, taking great pride in beating all of her opponents except for her grandchildren. She had many friends that she kept in touch with by email everyday and doted on her little dog Sammy. Barbara was a loving and very entertaining person who loved to laugh, sing, dance and make others laugh. She is survived by her husband, Francis; sons, John Jack Simpson and his wife Harrie of Brockton, David Simpson and his wife Joanne of Lighthouse Point; daughter, Linda Simpson and Ron Snell of West Bridgewater; her two grandchildren, who lit up her life, Scott Simpson and Shana (Simpson) DeGregorio and her husband Danny, all of Brockton; sister, Joan Sousa and her husband George of West Bridgewater; as well as many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be at a later date. James Wipple Blount, 82James Wipple Blount, 82, of Webster died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. He has no family, but is loved by many friends. A graveside funeral service with military honors was 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. On-line condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are being provided by Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Barbara Ann Wikowsky, 52Barbara Ann Wikowsky, 52, of Webster, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at Zephyrhills. Survivors include her husband, Roger; sons, Brian Scott of Johnson City, Tenn., and Jeff Scott of Webster. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Mary Eloise Osborne, 82Mary Eloise Osborne, 82, of Lake Panasoffkee, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at Inverness. Survivors include her sons, Stephen Layne of Ashland, Ky., and Eugene Starnes of Shawnee, Okla.; daughter, Ruby Layne of Lake Panasoffkee. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Robert Vernon Clayton Jr., 66Robert Vernon Clayton, Jr., 66, of Lady Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at Leesburg. Survivors include his daughters, Nina McCormick of Lady Lake, and Dina Chiszar of Clio, Mich.; son, Michael Gonzalez of Ocala. Graveside Services will be at the Florida National Cemetery on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at 11 a.m., Pastor Larry Foskey will preside. Military Honors will be rendered by the United States Navy. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Sarah Cathleen Woods, 80Sarah Cathleen Woods, 80, of Bushnell, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at Leesburg. Survivors include her daughter, Susan Lynne Brown League of Bushnell. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Barbara R. BissonnettePAGE6 SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012 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. 000A73K BUSHNELL Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 PM 000A73R WEBSTER First Baptist Church of Webster 1/4 mile east of 471 on SE 1st Ave. Pastor Warren Bennett 352-793-3438 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 000A72X LAKE PANASOFFKEE (Discover the Difference!) 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 000A740 WAHOO www.wahoochurch.org 35 2 793-6015 Sunday : 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 000A73U 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 000A72V First Baptist Church of Bushnell BUSHNELL WILDWOOD 000A72T S T V INCENT DE P AUL C ATHOLIC C HURCH M ASSES : S ATURDAY 3 P 4:45 P 6:30 P S UNDAY 6:30 A 8 A 9:45 A 11:30 A 1:15 P 3 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 000A735 Cornerstone Community Baptist Church Sun. Fellowship . . . . . . . . 9:30 10 a.m. Sun. Worship . . . . . . . . . 10 11:15 a.m. Sun. Evening Study . . . . 5:30 7:30 p.m. Wed. Teens & Children . 6:00 7:30 p.m. Tues. Noon Bible Study . . . . . . . . 12 1 p.m. 3985 CR 567 CENTERHILL Cornerstone Cares BUSHNELL Pastor Ron Thomas 603-1373 NEXT TO YOUTH CENTER 777 E. CR 48 Sumterville United Methodist Church OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER 2565 CR 522 1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301 000A73P SUMTERVILLE Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m. Pastor Charles Tomberlin All children are invited. 000A703 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 Indian Hill Baptist Church 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 000A73E 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 000A73G BUSHNELL 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 000A732 Webster United Methodist Church Invites You To Attend Worship Service 11:15 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 000A738 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 000A73M 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 000A73A 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 000A733 Abundant Life Church Sunday Service..............9:00 am Bible Study Tuesday......7:30 pm 8777 US Hwy. 301 (Corner of 462 & 301) 352-748-7283 Pastor Lavon Harkins Overseer J E Harkins WILDWOOD 000A845 746924 000A7Q2 000ALUA 696-0223-SCT 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, March 5, 2012 at 6:00 pm all interested parties are encouraged to attend. RESOLUTION 2012-02 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, CLOSING AND VACATING ROAD RIGHTOF-WAY OR EASEMENT FOR CENTRAL AVENUE FROM 60 FEET WEST OF THE LINE OF OHIO STREET TO THE EAST SECTION LINE OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 21 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, PINE STREET LYING AT THE SOUTH END OF CENTRAL AVENUE GOING NORTH TO THE SOUTH LINE OF NOBLE AVENUE AND THE PORTION OF PARKHILL AVENUE LYING FROM THE EAST LINE OF OHIO STREET TO THE WEST LINE OF PINE STREET, 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 000AMX3 Sumter obituaries Church calendar SPECIAL EVENTSFree food The Abundant Life Church, 8777 U.S. Hwy. 301 N, Wildwood, will host a free food give-a-way on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. (or until all is given out). Please bring picture ID. This is our way of expressing the love of God to our community in these tough times. For information call Lavon Harkins Senior Pastor at 748-2922. S pring Fling Craft and yard sale vendors on March 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Indian Hill Baptist Church, 7819 C.R. 633, Bushnell. Everyone is welcome to come out and set up and sell your items. There is not any charge for a space. Just bring your own tables. Barbeque Plate (Ribs or chicken) with two sides; or hot dogs, chips, soda and water will be available at an affordable price. Come and join the fun and fellowship. C ountry/Gospel Benefit C oncert Come on out on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a great evening of Country and Gospel music with the Steelwater Band. This will be the 4th annual benefit concert for the Church of the Fishermen food pantry. The food pantry provides food to Lake Panasoffkee and Sumterville families and individuals in times of economic hardship. The cost is $5 plus 2 non-perishable food items at the door with meals sold at the event for $3.25 and up (hot dogs, sloppy Joes, etc.). Doors open and meals will be served at 6 p.m., with the Steelwater Band concert to follow at 7 p.m. Call 352-793-3438 with questions or for directions. The Church of the Fishermen is at 589 N C.R. 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538. Mens fashion show Fresh Fire Christian Entertainment presents the first annual mens fashion show at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Gods Glory Ministries, 206 N. Main St., Wildwood. Registration fee is $25. For more information contact Don Dixon, 352-617-2378 or Nick Whitehead, 352-400-6564. Three categories: formal, casual and sport. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. Fairway Christian Church Part III and IV of the movie MASADA will be shown at Fairway on Wednesday, Feb. 28. It is a documentary about happened in Israel (beginning 70 a.d.). Linda Perkins, from Fairway Christian Church, will begin a new ladies Bible study entitled Lord I Want To Know You by Kay Arthur. The study will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and run through May 1st (9 to 11 a.m.). The Making Membership Meaningful class will be held at Fairway on Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up is required and lunch is provided 352-259-9305. P eace in the Holy Land? Tri County (Lake, Marion, and Sumter) Interfaith Alliance presents Little Town of Bethlehem, a documentary film which follows the story of three men of three different faiths and their lives in Israel and Palestine. It explores each mans choice of nonviolent action amidst a culture of overwhelming violence, which demonizes all sides. This free program will be Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m. at The United Church of Christ at The Villages, 12514 County Road 101, Oxford, FL 34484. A panel including Rev. Drew Willard, pastor of The United Church of Christ at The Villages; Rabbizzin (Rabbis wife) and Soloist Cantor Elaine Grae, Congregation Or Chayiam, Leesburg; and Imam Sykes, Islamic Society of Orlando, will lead a discussion and question and answer period. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Nancy 352-674-9288. Healing Mass A Healing Mass will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church (5323 East C.R. 462, Wildwood) on Saturday, March 10, starting at 11 a.m. Individual prayer and confession will be available following the Mass. Everyone is in need of healing in some area of their lives whether it is physical, spiritual, emotional, or relational. We encourage everyone in need of a healing touch from Our Lord, Jesus, to attend. All are welcome! For directions, please call 330-0028.

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PAGE8 SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012 MissSOUTHSumterBRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesJadi Kelley took the Miss South Sumter title. This was the first year for the pageant. For information on next years pageant and other annual events for Miss South Sumter, contact Donna Hooten. The Miss South Sumter Pageant was held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Center. The pageant included titles and contestants from all age groups. The queens court for 2012 is shown here. They are clockwise from left: Jr. Miss South Sumter Abbie Munz, Miss Teen South Sumter Brittany Fussell holding Baby Miss South Sumter Ella Guess, Miss South Sumter Jadi Kelley, Little Miss Jenna Sowell and PeeWee Miss SouthSumter Alexis Farkus. Courtney Terry and Dakota Rose Hodges were two of the young women vying for the Miss South Sumter title. Earning a beauty pageant title can be exhausting, but with a royal junior miss and sister in the queens court to support you, things dont have to be so hard. Jr. Miss South Sumter holds up Baby Miss South Sumter Ella Guess as they work their way through the final pageant and the crowning of Miss South Sumter Jadi Kelley. Registration starts for scholarship golf tournament Its a 28-year-old tradition that continues this spring when supporters of the annual Sumter School District Golf Tournament take to the greens in Wildwood. But long before the tournament gets under way, organizers begin seeking sponsors and players for the event that provides funding for scholarships for local students. During the past 27 years, this scholarship tournament has assisted hundreds of students with the continuation of their education at Lake-Sumter Community College, said tournament director Linda Winchester. In 2011, the tournament awarded $12,900 in scholarships to 16 students. We are able to continue awarding scholarship each year through the generosity of our volunteers, golfers and sponsors, she said. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, at Miona Lake Golf Club, 5473, County Road 122, Wildwood. The tournament gets under way at 7:30 a.m. with check-in and a continental breakfast. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $50 per golfer, which includes greens fees, cart, prizes for best team score in each flight, golfer goodie bag, closest to the pin and longest drive contests and a fish fry lunch with all the trimmings. Its a four-person team scramble, handicaps required and used for establishing flights only. The deadline to register is Wednesday, April 11. There are a variety of ways to support the tournament by becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships start at $50 and have price tiers that continue to $1,200. Sponsorships include a variety of sponsorship recognition. Our sponsors play a very important role in achieving our goal of providing financial assistance to deserving students, according to Winchester. Sponsor signs are prominently posted on the golf course during the tournament. For more information about the tournament call Linda Winchester at 7482697 or contact the Sumter School District Office at 793-2315, extension 208. SECO sets scholarship program Up to 12 deserving high school seniors from Sumter Electric Cooperatives service territory will receive assistance from the Co-op this year to go on to college or a technical school following high school. The students chosen to receive SECO Scholarships in 2012 will each be the beneficiaries of a $2,500 grant to assist them in their pursuit of higher education. SECO Director of Corporate Communications Barry Bowman said, The selection of those students who will receive scholarships will be based on each individuals past and present activities in school and the community, financial need and scholastic record. All applicants will be evaluated by an independent panel of educators from around the SECO service territory. To qualify, graduates must reside in a home being served by SECO and be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school by the end of 2012. Applications are now available at area high school guidance offices and at any of SECOs customer service centers in Marion, Lake, Citrus, and Sumter counties. They must be returned to SECO no later than March 30. LSCC Foundation installs 2012 officers/board The Lake-Sumter Community College Foundation, Inc. installed its new officers and welcomed 13 new board members to the LSCC family for the upcoming year and also recognized the service and support of eight outgoing board members. As the principal fundraising organization for Lake-Sumter Community College, the Board of Directors play a crucial role in the success of the college with their assistance to the Foundation in generating private gifts to the college that includes support for students, faculty, staff and instruction. The new executive committee includes: President, Steve Knowles with CenterState Bank; President-Elect, Harry Hackney with Campione & Hackney, Attorneys at Law; Vice-President, Renee Furnas with Florida Hospital Waterman and Tim McRae with Akers Media Group; Treasurer, Jennifer Hill, Lake County Commissioner; Secretary/Executive Director, Rosanne Brandeburg; Past-President, Will Davis with Lake County Schools; Board of Trustees Liaison, Margo Odom; LSCC President, Dr. Chuck Mojock and Faculty Liaison, Dr. Melanie Wagner. We are extremely pleased to welcome our new officers and board members, said Rosanne Brandeburg, Executive Director of the Foundation. Through their leadership, LSCC will continue to provide the opportunities for higher education to our students, community partners, as well as to provide the insight and guidance our community has come to expect. We installed 13 new board members including: Charlie Adkison, Kristi Bell-Boliek, David Couch, Ben Cox, George Davis, Lori Farfaglia, Jimmy Greene, Jim Judge, Cheri Kleiser, Barbie Shaw, Shawna Sherman, Michael van Teefelen, and Wendy Terry, all of whom have been working with the LSCC Foundation in supporting the college, and have hit the ground running with their support of our mission. The generous support and active engagement of our Board of Directors as ambassadors for LakeSumter Community College continue to play a major role in transforming the campuss programs and facilities, said Steve Knowles, Foundation President. We are grateful for their vision and energy in working to make a critical difference in the lives at Lake-Sumter Community College. The annual meeting highlighted the accomplishments of the Foundation over the past year which included raising $1,550,633, and awarded 634 scholarships totaling over $461,807 to LSCC students in 2011. Army Pfc. Frederick B. King has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. King is the son of Vicki Lyals of County Road 144, Wildwood, and grandson of Lucille King of McCormack Street, Leesburg. He is a 2008 graduate of Wildwood High School. King graduates basic training IN SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT BOBREICHMAN Editor

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PAGE10 SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012 Wildwood Rotary Club busy serving Just what is the Wildwood Rotary Club? If you live in Sumter County or anywhere in the world, its very likely their efforts have had an impact on you or someone youre close to all through funds they work to raise and distribute. A service club, founded in 1974, they stay busy raising funds and serving the community. Theyve donated or served to help programs for: the developmentally disabled, youth and students (everything from providing funds for math contests and science fairs to college scholarships and educational puppet shows), theyve provided for relief and Christmas gift programs and both the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. They have worked to provide for Take Stock in Children, the local soup kitchen, the Salvation Army and the Sumter County Fair. Then theres the help theyve given to provide local park improvements, such as Lake Okahumpka Park and the chili bingo night at Wildwood Elementary a main fundraiser for the school. Wildwood Rotary president James Wright said he was introduced to the club three years ago and was surprised by how much they actually do as service. He cites the importance of the club because, its being able to give back to the community, he said, adding that its being able to help at Christmas time and throughout the year not only locally, but around the world. And at the international level, they participate in medical programs which help cleft palate patients, they have provided clean water supplies to rural areas and solar ovens in areas without electricity. They have also taken part in purchasing more than 10 ShelterBoxes. The boxes can house up to 10 people for 60 days and have been sent to areas that have experienced earthquakes or other natural disasters. The Wildwood group also joins other Rotary Clubs in providing assistance to a South American orphanage and public health care in the Bahamas. Then theres the national effort of Rotary groups around the world the organization has been primary in eradicating polio through their Rotary Polio Plus program, according to Thornton. In the past several years, the Wildwood-based organization has raised between $40,000 and $50,000 to serve the community, according to club secretary Randall Thornton. Our main fund raising projects include a golf tournament normally held on the first Friday in December, notes Thornton. Money from the golf tournament is earmarked for educational projects. They also host a reverse drawing in August of each year. The funds from that drawing are used for the various other projects. percent of all funds that the Wildwood Rotary Club raises, future and past, is spent on projects none of the money is used for administrative or club costs, according to Thornton. The organization has maintained its strength over the years by concentrating efforts on issues that are relevant to communities around the world, such as literacy, peace, education and health. There are 19 members in the Wildwood Rotary, but worldwide, there are 1.2 million members in 32,000 clubs, based in 200 countries.The Rotary was started in Chicago by Paul Harris and other businessmen. As for the members, he said they dont see each other much through the week, but when they get together, Its like a family. The Wildwood Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. weekly on Wednesdays. BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesWildwood Rotary Club members are shown (seated, left to right): James Wright president, Joe Cox sergeant-at-arms, Sandy Zeinick, Jon Simpson; (second row, left to right): Erika L. Corley, Jim Mariucci, Doug Childers, Brenda Shrewsbury, Stuart Force president elect, Bob Hunt, Pete Moulton; (third row, left to right): Tom Swain, Bobby Shoemaker director, Tyler Jackson treasurer, Randall Thornton secretary, Lester Lucas and Zip Young. Other members, not available for the photograph were Reggie Caruthers director and Nathan Thomas. BRENDALOCKLEAR Staff Writer Sisters Allison Pajak and Khayla Bonnett share a hug, when Pajak surprised her younger sister at school earlier this month. Pajak is in the military and has not seen Bonnett for two years. Khayla Bonnett responds emotionally, giving her dad Byron Bonnett a hug. Shown left to right are Mark Pajak, Khayla Bonnett, Byron Bonnett, Allison Pajak and Holly Bonnett. Sister surprises sibling with visit in class South Sumter High School freshman Khayla Bonnett was minding her own business on Wednesday, Feb. 8, when she happened to notice strangers entering her NJROTC class at the high school. It didnt take long for her to become emotional as she realized it was her big sister Allison Bonnett Pajak, Allisons new husband Mike and other members of the Bonnett family. Pajak joined the United States Air Force in December of 2008, just months after graduating from South Sumter High School. Its been two years since the siblings have seen each other and on the day Pajak dropped by class to see her younger sister, there was more than one surprise. She brought along her new husband Mark who she married in January. While the family had corresponded with him via the Internet, this was their first face-to-face meeting. Then theres the baby the Pajaks have a baby on the way and Khayla will be an aunt. In ninth grade now, the younger Bonnett is following her older sisters footsteps, sampling the military through her NJROTC classes. Sumter calendar FRIDAY, FEB. 24, SATURDAY, FEB. 25, SUNDAY, FEB. 26Continental Country Club Golf Tournament Fundraiser Each year an estimated 10,354 people in the Central Florida area will be diagnosed with cancer. This disease affects everyone in some way. The American Cancer Society is dedicated to saving lives through programs such as Relay for Life. Once again this year, Continental Country Club in Wildwood will be hosting the best golf tournament in the area to raise funds for Relay for Life. The Pro Am event will be on Feb. 24 hosting pro golfers from all over the globe. On Feb. 25 and 26 you can play with the pros in the Wildwood Open. Last year 119 professional golfers attended and played in this event. All of the proceeds from this event will go directly to the Sumter County Relay for Life. For more information about the tournament or about becoming a sponsor, please contact Joe Tomasello at 352-689-0220 or Betty Stripling at 352-748-5370.FRIDAY, FEB. 24Bus trip to Sewing and Quilt Expo Rosemary Sandefer of Grandmas Crafts and Treasures is coordinating a charter bus to the Sewing and Quilt Expo in Lakeland. The 3-day Sewing Expo features classes, demonstrations, hands-on projects, vendors, and the latest products for quilting, sewing and crafting. The class catalog and other information on the show can be found on line at www.sewingexpo.com. The cost for the bus trip is $30, which includes admission (worth $10), one class (worth $19) a tote bag, lapel pin and transportation to and from The Villages and Leesburg. Pickups will be made at Walmart on Hwy. 441 in The Villages at 7:30 a.m. and Palm Plaza in Leesburg at 8 a.m. To reserve your seat, call 352 350-7124 for details and payment deadlines. Payment can be sent to SEWING EXPO, 1717 Pebble Beach Lane, Lady Lake FL 32159. A limited number of seats are available. Rib Night VFW announces Rib Night. Ribs smoked to perfection. Three rib dinner with cole slaw, green beans, or baked beans, Texas toast. Cost for this lavish feast is $8 American. Extra ribs can be purchased. Theres coffee, iced tea and soda or beer, wine and mixed drinks at the bar. VFW 10137 is located two miles north of the National Cemetery on C.R. 476 B. For more information call 352-7938539SATURDAY, FEB. 25Together we can knock out cancer Join us at the Kenny Dixon Sports Complex in Bushnell for the First Annual Softball Tournament hosted by the Sumter County Relay for Life SECO Energy Team. Entry Fee is $200 per team and must be paid in cash no later than Feb. 18. Entries limited to 10 teams. Must be 18 years or older to play. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Balls can be purchased at the field for $5. Double-elimination tournament play will begin at 8:30 a.m. Contact person: Byon Smiddy 352-303-7737 or byon.smiddy@secoenergy.com. $100 of your entry fee can be used for a Track Marker Sponsorship at the 2012 Relay for Life. All proceeds benefit the Sumter County 2012 Relay for Life. Craft show Red Oaks RV Resort, 5551 S.W. 18th Terrace, Bushnell, will have its craft show. For information call 793-2152.MONDAY, FEB. 27School advisory meeting Wildwood Elementary School Advisory Committee meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at Wildwood Elementary School in Building 1 Room 009. Multiple topics concerning all school stakeholders will be discussed.

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SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012, PAGE11 Spelling bee ... Spelling bee ... Left to right: Richard Shirley, Superintendent, Kyle Fox (VCS) winner, Justin Null (SSMS) 1st runner-up, and Nisha Upadya (VCS) 2nd runner-up. Sumter students move on to district competition in March The Sumter County Spelling Bee was held on Feb. 9. The top students from the school spelling bees participated. The following students represented the schools: Karsyn Hogan Bushnell Elementary School Tristan Lamaire Bushnell Elementary School Arvin Hariprashad Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School Kera Webb Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School Alyssa McCoy South Sumter Middle School Justin Null South Sumter Middle School Kyle Fox The Villages Charter School Nisha Upadya The Villages Charter School John Lancaster Webster Elementary School Parker Strickland Webster Elementary School Elijah Justice Wildwood Elementary School Taylor Salerno Wildwood Elementary School Jerica Tillie Wildwood Middle High School Jennah Woods Wildwood Middle High School The overall winner for the county was Kyle Fox from The Villages Charter School. The 1st runner up was Justin Null from South Sumter Middle School. The 2nd runner up was Nisha Upadya, who is from The Villages Charter School. Kyle and Justin will represent the county at the district spelling bee in Orlando on March 27. Sumter schools Making a SPLASH! First graders at Bushnell Elementary School participated in a Water Conservation poster contest in January as part of their Splash Grant being provided by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. A winner was selected from each first grade class and received a $10 Walmart gift card donated by the PTO. The winners are from left to right-Abby Nyman, Audrey Hanson, Penelopy Vega, Isaac Craig, Kamren Zapate, Dylan Benzel, Jackson Morgan, and Jude Wietan. Taking a tour of Tallahassee The Leadership Sumter Class of 2012 visited the Florida Supreme Court and spent some time with Justice Peggy Quince during a recent trip to Tallahassee. The trip also included a stop at the State Capitol to sit it on Senate Committee meetings among other activities. The 2012 class marks the fifth year of the Leadership Sumter program that is designed to build and strengthen the Sumter community through training its leaders for the challenges of tomorrow. During the course of the 10 month program Leadership Sumter County participants will learn specific leadership skills, gain a broad based exposure to the community, and meet peers in other fields. For more information on Leadership Sumter, contact the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce. Sumter workshops designed to help businesses boost sales The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and Lake Sumter Community College will offer a series of workshops designed to help businesses boost their sales and profits. The first of three workshops in the series, presented by the Delfin Group of Yalaha, Fla., is scheduled for Thursday, March 15, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sumter County Schools Professional Center, 200 Cleveland Avenue in Wildwood. Registration for chamber members is $30 for each workshop or $75 for all three in the series; slightly higher for non-members. Space is limited, so advance registration is required. Contact the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce at (352) 793-3099 for information and registration. Whether you sell a product or service, your buyers are better educated, more informed, and have more options than ever before, said Robert Skolnik, Ph.D. of the Delfin Group. Success depends on your ability to reinvent yourself and your processes, and apply them for improved results consistent to your customers needs. This workshop series will help sales professionals do that. The March 15 workshop is titled, Filling Your Sales Funnel: Generating Qualified Prospects and Generating Actual Sales. This 90-minute workshop focuses on: Identifying Qualified Suspects Creating Prospects from Suspects Prospecting Those Who Want to Buy Your Products or Services Developing Referral Sources Defining Centers of Influence Understanding the SWARM Technique Results Equals Activities The remaining workshops in the series will be held Thursdays, March 29 and April 12, 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sumter County Schools Professional Center. The workshop on March 29 is titled Increasing Sales Through Networking: Maintaining a Successful Network This 90-minute session focuses on: Why You Should Network Developing a Positive Attitude for Networking Preparing for Networking Events Tips for Successful Networking Networking Etiquette Maintaining Your Network The April 12 Workshop covers Winning At Sales: Reaching the Decision Makers and Generating Results. This 90-minute workshop focuses on: Creating a Sales Attitude Prospecting Those Who Want to Buy Your Products and Services Identifying and Understanding the Buying/Selling Process Learn To Ask Effective Questions Strategies for Transforming Your Organization Into a Sales Dynamo Leading Your Organization to Focus on Results The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce is the primary business organization in Sumter County,representing more than 440 business members. For information about membership, please contact the chamber at 352-793-3099 or visit www.sumterchamber.org.

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You may choose to be a spectator or to work with us hands on. If you decide to work with us, please come early as you will need to fill out some paperwork for the park; also, bring your gloves, a shovel and be ready for a fun, learning experience. The Master Gardener Community Beautification Committee has designed the plantscape for several areas of Dade Battlefield Park. This will be the second of forthcoming teaching days involved with the installation of plant materials at this historic state park. The first class was held on Sept. 28 and demonstrated How to Plant a Tree. If you are interested in improving your landscaping knowledge and are interested in correct gardening techniques and procedures. Dade Battlefield Park is off of S.R. 476 at 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. Sign up on Eventbrite at http://dbflandscapeclass.eve ntbrite.com. The Villages Library at Pinellas Plaza and Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. presents African American History through words and fashions program, Friday, Feb. 24, at noon. The program will feature words by Wounder Kelly, book author of From Captivity to Freedom and 1974 Wildwood High School graduate. The African inspired fashions are provided by Novaab/Pure Solutions and Its A Steele Fashions both of Wildwood. Fashions modeled by Miss Simone Wilson, a Wildwood Middle High School Student and moderated by Beverly Steele, YPAs, Inc. Founder. Ms Dale Stark, library supervisor, will welcome all attendees. Free refreshments provided. Come, grab a snack for lunch and enjoy the program. Also Ms. Kelly speaks from her heart on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal ChurchRoyal, 390 East Highway 462, Wildwood (Royal). Ebenezer AME Church will provide an old fashioned soul food dinner, immediately following that Sunday afternoon program. Golf tourney Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. will present their 3rd Annual Golf For Art Tournament, Saturday, March 10, at Continental Country ClubWildwood. Golfer registration: $50 per golfer and Hole Sponsorships: $50 per hole. Teams of four (4) or we can pair you, shot gun start at 8:30 a.m., prizes, $5,000 Hole-In-One contest, breakfast and lunch included. Former NFL player, Darrell Jackson, is confirmed to play. Help us; help children. For more information: The Villages Library at Pinellas Plaza, 352-689-4589 or www.YoungPerformingArtists.or g, www.facebook.com/youngartists, 352-748-2008 or Ebenezer AME ChurchRoyal, 352-748-4484. African American History at Local Library Wounder Kelly Learning landscaping ... The League of Women Voters of The Villages/TriCounty Area is very pleased to announce that the guest speaker at their February meeting will be the Honorable Buddy MacKay. MacKay was born in rural Ocala in 1933 and rose from the Florida House and Senate to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as lieutenant governor for Lawton Chiles. When Governor Chiles died unexpectedly on Dec. 12, 1998, less than one month before Jeb Bush was to assume office, it was left to Lt. Governor MacKay to step in for 23 days and run the state. Following his brief stint as Floridas 42nd governor, he was appointed a special envoy for the Americas by President Bill Clinton. The meeting will be held at the Lady Lake Library Community Center, Guava Street, Lady Lake, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, 10 a.m. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization. We do not endorse political parties or candidates. The League does advocate for issues for which they have a position. Positions are reached after careful study and consensus by League members. For further information, contact Joanne M. Coen, 352 750-1366. MacKay speaks at Women Voters A landscaping class, like pictured above, will be offered on March 2 by Sumter County Urban Horticultural Extension. Upcoming events atDADE PARK Heres a list of the upcoming events at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell:We dnesday, Feb. 2910 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trash to Treasure Recyclables made into everything from jewelry to flowers $3 per car up to 8 peopleSaturday, Mar. 106:30 to 8:30 p.m. Moonlight Night Hike $3 per car up to 8 peopleFriday, Mar. 167 to 8:30 p.m. Floridas hummingbirds by Bev Hansen $3 per car up to 8 peopleTu esday, Mar. 2010 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dade Tree Identification Walk by Arthur Clothier $3 per car up to 8 peopleThursday, Mar. 271 to 2:30 p.m. Medicinal Native Plants by Sid Taylor $3 per car up to 8 peopleFor further information and to make reservations for these events please contact the park office at: (352) 7934781 and visit our web site WWW. FloridaStateParks.org/Dadebattlefield. 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Thirteen members of the Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell visited the Haile Homestead in Gainesville, Saturday, Feb. 11. What a wonderful old homestead filled with so much history. Thomas Evans and Esther Serena Chesnut Haile moved their family to Alachua County in 1854, it took two years to build this antebellum home on 1,500 acres of which 40 acres remain. There are 6,200 square feet of home under roof with 10 rooms, two center hallways and 7 closets. There are a few pieces of original furniture that remain, one of which is the baby crib. A schoolroom for the Haile Children and their neighbors, a nursery for the youngest children of which there were 14 in all, as well as a sick room used for family and slaves. Two upstairs rooms served for the boys and girls. The homestead is well known for the talking walls. The Hailes had a habit of writing on the walls of their home. There are more than 12,500 words altogether. Here is something Serena wrote on the West Wall of the parlor; 15 drops turpentine, 10 to 15 drops laudanum, 1 teaspoonful paragoric, In one glass of water, Repeat every 3 hours if necessary (this is an old medicinal recipe used to cure dysentery). The writing continued even after the family left as it was eventually used to host parties. Electricity was added in 1976 during the filming of the movie, Gal YoungUn by filmmaker Victor Nunez. The Haile Homestead was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. The chapter left the Haile Homestead and headed to the Ivy House in the town of Alachua for lunch. We had a wonderful lunch and enjoyed the great food and service. We conducted our meeting while making plans for updating our bylaws and planning another Military Service Awards Ceremony in September. Our Southern Poetry for the meeting was from the Talking Walls; from the south wall of the Music Room: If Love be cold, Do not despair, Theres always flannel underwear. This was fitting for our February meeting before Valentines. Tammy Moore was presented with a certificate for her Confederate Ancestor, William Allen Lunday, Company D, 4th Reg. Florida Home Guards. A donation was taken up for the Orlando VA Medical Center, Community Living Center and Domiciliary, to help out the Homeless Veterans in the area. The money will be used to purchase Walmart gift cards for them. The next meeting will be at the home of Peggy Sloan in Groveland. For more information contact Carol Tomlinson at 352-516-5720 or Joyce White at 352-7938119. SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012, PAGE13 Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell, visit historic Haile homestead Weekly fishing report and news from Tracys Point fishing Lodge for week ending Feb. 19 Report by Mo Anderson Anglers on Lake Panasoffkee 348 Anglers Bass Fishing 278 Bass caught 245 Bass Released 238 Pan Fish caught 231 Hey yall hope all is well, boy it really got cold here last weekend not too many people out last Sunday. Never sat here by myself before, very lonely. But this week we finally saw a change in the weather, believe it or not the bass are still hitting. Sill waiting on the specks or crappie, whichever you prefer, guess its where youre from. We are seeing speck beds, but not quite on the beds yet. We still have a little ways to go before theyre here full force. But get ready because you know when they start, well be eating good. Just some information I found: Black Crappie are darker. Has seven or eight dorsal spines, has spotted sides and is typically found more in the northern states. The black prefers larger, deeply impoundments. The White Crappie which are light in color also has six dorsal spines. Has eight or nine vertical bands on its sides and is found primarily in the southern states and prefers quiet black waters. Both grow to more than five pounds while three quarters of a pound are more typical. Theyre actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in all the continental states. They have many names based on the geographic location: Paper mouth, Googgleye Bridge perch and Speckled perch, just a few. Im tell yall we have the bass, just come out and go fishing. Thirteen members of the Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell visited the Haile Homestead in Gainesville, Saturday, Feb. 11 Tammy Moore was presented with a certificate for her Confederate Ancestor, William Allen Lunday, Company D, 4th Reg. Florida Home Guards. Some things fishy John and Kathy Chauncey of South Dakota caught there nice bass. Kathy is a wonderful sportswoman. Sharon Parkinson holds a prize catch. Lavon Lewis of Crystal River got this real nice 3.13 pounds bass. The Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Pegasus Rx, 115 W. Belt Ave., in Bushnell, on Tuesday. The business featured free cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings during the day. The event also provided hors doeuvres and drinks to participants. Pegasus Rx is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 793-3100. RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY ...

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Awish of our local Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County is that every animal in their foster care finds a loving home. It is important that the adopting families are matched with a pet that suits their lifestyle. Many people fall in love with an adorable furry face, only to find out that the personality of their new pet is quite the opposite of what they had hoped for. A new arrival into the Humane Society/SPCA foster program has a minimum of two weeks before he or she is shown to the public. In that two week time, the animal is getting his or her medical exam and vaccinations along with having his or her temperament and personality evaluated. What is the Society evaluating? The Society is learning if the pet is shy or has an out going personality. Does he or she require a quiet home or possibly be an only pet in the home. Or does the pet have a high activity level, which would require a home with an active family. Why is evaluating a pet important? Just as people have different personalities, so do animals. Certain breeds are known to be high energy, while others are more docile. Standard breed behavior can become problematic and obsessive if not given proper outlets. Imagine a young Jack Russell Terrier or a Labrador Retreiver being adopted to a senior couple who enjoy watching TV and going for short leisurely walks. This adoption would be doomed from the start. Not only would the dog develop behavior problems, but the adoptive couple would be very unhappy having to live with a high energy dog. Imagine a shy cat being adopted to an active family with young children. The cat would be terrified and possibly bite or scratch a family member. This would be another doomed adoption. The Humane Society/SPCA not only wants their animals to be happy in their new homes, but they want the adopting family to enjoy and love their new pet too. Perfect matches mean a forever home for pets and a loving and loyal companion by your side. Do not be discouraged if the Society does not have the right pet for you today. More animals come into their foster program each week. The Society encourages you to frequently check their website at: www.hsspca.org to look at the pets available and read their biography. Be patient, your perfect match will come along soon enough. Anything worth waiting for will be well worth the wait. SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012, PAGE15 Critter chatter Find your perfect match Linda Graves Humane Society PET OF WEEK Come meet Izzy and Ozzy! Theyre brother and sister, very well socialized and also love to be outdoors/indoors. Since our cat adoption rate is half now its like getting 2 for 1! Neutered/Spayed and current on vaccines, this is a six-month-old pair They can be seen in our office Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 994 C.R. 529A. Call for more info 793-9117. If you are looking for puppies we have them. Visit us at Sumter County Animal Services. Penny is at Sumter County Animal Services. Call Animal Services, 352-569-1960. Shelter sweethearts 000AGAA S UMTER C OUNTY L IVESTOCK A UCTION USDA-FL Dept. of Ag Market News Bartow, FL Jay Thomas 229-226-1641 Thomasville.LGMN@ams. usda.gov http://marketnews. usda.gov/portal/ lgOR_LS765.txt THIS WEEK: 696 THIS WEEK: 696 LAST WEEK: 641 LAST WEEK: 641 YEAR AGO: 797 YEAR AGO: 797 LIVESTOCK REPORT Compared to last week: Slaughter cows and bulls steady. Feeder steers and heifers steady. Feeder and replacement cows steady. Slaughter cows 19 percent, slaughter bulls 3 percent, and feeders 79 percent. In the feeder supply steers made up approximately 52 percent of the run, heifers 46 percent, and replacement cows 2 percent. Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80% Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1340-1450 1398 79.00-85.00 81.70 1205-1345 1285 90.00-95.00 92.52 High Dressing Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85% Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 875-1145 997 77.00-85.00 81.23 885-1175 1046 87.00-95.00 90.22 High Dressing Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 1210-1410 1310 88.00-95.00 91.77 1900-2195 2049 96.00-103.00 99.93 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 215-245 235 230.00-270.00 247.54 260-290 276 235.00-280.00 253.38 305-340 320 220.00-240.00 227.70 370-380 375 210.00-230.00 218.64 465-490 480 176.00-180.00 177.97 515-530 519 165.00-184.00 170.90 Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 260-290 279 190.00-210.00 202.00 310-345 330 182.00-210.00 195.69 360-390 377 155.00-180.00 168.14 405-430 418 152.00-166.00 159.58 460-485 465 164.00-166.00 165.58 510-545 524 146.00-160.00 151.91 560-595 579 148.00-158.00 151.42 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 205-245 241 206.00-234.00 208.38 255-280 269 222.00-240.00 230.06 310-340 323 205.00-225.00 214.69 355-390 373 170.00-178.00 175.12 420-440 431 158.00-170.00 167.17 455-490 478 154.00-160.00 158.23 Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 220-225 224 195.00-200.00 199.18 250-280 271 160.00-176.00 167.91 305-335 324 152.00-174.00 159.74 360-385 372 140.00-158.00 148.99 430-440 435 150.00-156.00 153.03 470-490 482 142.00-152.00 145.12 Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price 885-1095 981 79.00-100.00 91.65 Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 000ALUB 000AFS7 000ALU3

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PAGE16 SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY23, 2012 SAR003086TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD, CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 AM-5 PM (DEADLINE 11:00 AM TUESDAY) CLASSIFIEDSCANCELLATIONSAdvertisements may be canceled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the datethe ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials.ERRORSBe sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error.NOTICE TO READERS:Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by Sumter County Times We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. ALLADS REQUIRE PAYMENT. WE ACCEPT: Add Up TheSAVINGSwith aName Address City State Zip Phone 10 Words $8.20 Per Week 44 For Each Additional Word Pricing Includes Online All Ads Must Be Prepaid All Credit Card s Accepted1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 10WORDS$8.20+44AWORD(IncludesOnline)=TOTAL For your convenience, mail with payments to Sumter County Times office at 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD SCT_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 Fictitious Name Notices 603-0223 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law. pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fictitious Name Notices Fictitious Name Notices undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of: Pickleball Alley located at 739 Haynesville Way, The Villages, FL 32162, in the County of Sumter, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, FL. Dated at The Villages,FL, this 17 day of Feb., 2012. /s/ Diane Ahern OwnerFeb. 23, 2012. 689-0223 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PROPERTY The following property has been abandoned at 2832 E C-466, Oxford, Florida 34484: 1995 Singlewide WEXF mobile home, Vin # 10L24320, Title #69217890 This property will be sold at auction at 1097 E C-466, Oxford Florida 34484, to be held on February 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the public auction. You have the right to bid on the property at this sale. After the property is sold and the costs of storage, advertising, and sale are deducted, the remaining money will be paid over to the county. You may claim the remaining money at any time within one year after the county receives the money. /s/ Merideth C. Nagel, Esq. MERIDETH C. NAGEL, P.A. 450 East Hwy 50, Suite 4, Clermont, Florida 34711 352-394-7408 February 16 and 23, 2012. 697-0223 SCT Parcel N16A043 PUBLIC NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following parcel, located inside of the city limits of Bushnell is scheduled to come before the City of Bushnell Board of Adjustment & Code Enforcement at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in the Council Chambers located at 117 East Joe P. Strickland, Jr. Avenue, Bushnell, FL for the following: Parcel # N16A043 Special exception to allow a fellowship building to be built on a portion of property zoned R-1. All interested parties are invited to attend. Questions should be directed to Denise Lee, Director of Zoning and Code Compliance, Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm at (352) 793-2591. February 23, 2012. 698-0223 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, March 5th, 2012 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 2012-04 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CITY OF BUSHNELL CODE OF ORDINANCES, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING CHAPTER 27, UTILITIES, ARTICLE II, ELECTRIC SERVICE, DIVISION I, IN GENERAL, BY ADOPTING SECTION 27-37, NET METERING; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, City Clerk February 23, 2012. 699-0223 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, March 5th, 2012 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 NO. 2012-05 PARCEL NO.: N16G051 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BUSHNELL, FLORIDA, CHANGING THE ZONING DISTRICT DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY FROM A CATEGORY R-2, DUPLEX AND CONVENTIONAL, TO A R-3 MULTI-FAMILY, ZONING DISTRICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. City of Bushnell Joy Coleman, City Clerk February 23, 2012. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 602-0301 SCT GC-11-97891 vs. Fournier, Geraldine A. heirs Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-000086 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, GERALDINE A. FOURNIER, DECEASED, et al Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, GERALDINE A. FOURNIER, DECEASED Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIEDthat an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Sumter County, Florida: LOT 63, VILLAGES OF SUMTER UNIT NO. 145, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 19 AND 19A, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1461 MURRELLS INLET LOOP, THE VILLAGES, FL 32162-2157 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with 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 or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Sumter County T imes 691-0223 SCTVs. Hoffman, Randall Scott 2011 CA 001132 Notice of SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CA 001132 LYNDA SMITH PEEL AND BETTY J. SMITH, Plaintiffs, vs. RANDALL SCOTT HOFFMAN AND JEWELL LEE HOFFMAN, his wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that in accordance with the Final Judgment entered on February 7th, 2012, in Civil Action No. 2011 CA 001132 of the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, in which Lynda Smith Peel and Betty J. Smith are the Plaintiffs, and Randall Scott Hoffman and Jewell Lee Hoffman, his wife, the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Room 327, Sumter County Courthouse, Bushnell, Florida, at 10:00 a.m. on March 1st, 2012, the following real property: Lots 7, 8, and 9, Block 5, BUSHNELL PARK PLAT NO. 28, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 131, 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 THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated February 9th, 2012. Gloria R. Hayward -Clerk of Circuit Court (SEAL) By: Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk February 16 and 23, 2012. 692-0223 SCT Vs. Thomas, Mary L. 2010-CA-000472 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2010-CA-000472 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. MARY L. THOMAS AND CORY W. GYSIN, Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment dated Jan. 27, 2012 and entered in Case No.: 2010-CA-000472 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, in and for Sumter County, Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Suite 327 at 10 a.m. on the 1st day of March, 2012; the following described property as set forh in said Final Judgment, to wit: Parcel M11=013 a/k/a Sec. 11, Twp. 21 S, Rng. 21 E, The SE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of SE 1/4, subject to a 25 road easement across the North side thereof and subject to right-of-way county road across the East side thereof a/k/a 4031 CR 316, Bushnell, Florida. (See also Official Records Book 969, Page 519; Book 831, Page 603). 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. IMPORTANT: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, phone number (352) 569-6600 within 2 working dasy of your receipt of this notice or pleading. DATED this 1st day of February, 2012. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk February 16 and 23, 2012. Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 14th day of February, 2012. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the ADA Coordinator, Tammy Graczyk, (352) 569-6088 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. To file response please contact Sumter County Clerk of Court, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. February 23 and March 1, 2012. GC-11-97891 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 600-0301 SCT Amuro, Jr., Andrew Anthonty 2011-CP-000465 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2011 CP 000465 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ANDREW ANTHONTY AMURO, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANDREW ANTHONTY AMURO, JR., deceased, File Number 2011 CP 000465, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 2587, 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 decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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, 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 The date of first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2012. Personal Representative: MICHAEL J. AMURO Attorney for Personal Representative: Leslie Quinn, Esq. Florida Bar #0107999, P.O. Box 830922, Ocala, FL 34483 P: (352) 347-6318 F: (352) 307-3473 February 23 and March 1, 2012. 601-0301 SCT Jeffries, John J. 2012 CP 000034 Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012 CP 000034 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN J. JEFFRIES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHN J. JEFFRIES, deceased, whose date of death was February 17, 2010, and whose social security number is 146-18-7464, file number 2012 CP 000034, is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of which is 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Florida 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 decedents 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 February 23, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Mary Jeffries 220 N. Argyle Avenue, Margate, New Jersey 08402 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. Florida Bar No. 0051802 Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. 3301 NW Boca Raton Blvd., Suite 201, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Telephone: (561) 300-3390 February 23 and March 1, 2012. 690-0223 SCTRomer III, George Albert 2011 CP 000484 Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2011 CP 000484 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE ALBERT ROMER, III Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of George Albert Romer, III, deceased, whose date of death was October 22, 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 of the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against the decedents 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 who have claims or demands against the 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 February 16, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Amanda Jordan 822 Parks Street, Wildwood, Florida 34785 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/James E. Wade, III, P.A. Florida Bar No. 0374083 Attorney for Amanda Jordan WADELAW, P.A. 116 Bushnell Plaza, Bushnell, FL 33513 Telephone: (352) 568-2500 Fax: (352) 568-2501 E-Mail: Jameswadeattorney@embarqmail.com February 16 and 23, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Self Storage Notices 688-0223 SCT 3/5 Sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The personal property, household goods, and contents of the following Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices rental spaces will be sold for cash or otherwise disposed of, to satisfy rental liens for unpaid rent in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapter 83, on 03/05/2012 at 10:00 am at Chandlers Storage, 1908 CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Unit #258, A. Coleman. Feb. 16 & 23, 2012. Free Offers FREE 12X50 Mobile Home to be hauled away Wildwood (574) 566-2517 Professional EXECUTIVE DIRECTORUnited Way of Citrus County, a non-profit agency, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Professional Officer/Executive Director. This position serves as chief executive officer of United Way of Citrus County Providing innovative and strategic leadership while working with the Board of Directors to achieve community impact. Works with community partners, leaders, and staff to implement the strategic plans to improve education, achieve financial stability and promote healthy lives. Maintains accountability for the overall operational and fiscal integrity of the organization. Skills: Ability to prepare and administer a non-profit budget. Excellent communications skills (oral and written). Ability to work successfully with a non-profit governing board. Ability to coordinate the annual fund raising campaign. Knowledge of community planning operations. Provides a professional image to the community. Sound ethical and moral principles. Commitment to the mission, vision and values of United Way. Education: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in business, management, finance, accounting, social services or related fields. Experience: A minimum of 3 to 5 years managerial experience, preferably with a non-profit health/human service agency or business. Send r esume to: United Way of Citrus County1205 NE 5th Street, Suite A Crystal River, FL 34429 Pharmacy Mgr.needed for Radhika Corp., dba Groveland Pharmacy Groveland FL; Licensed pharmacist to manage, train & supervise pharmacy & pharmacy emply. to ensure all ind. Stds. are being complied. Will oversee compound & dispense med., data entry, physician ph. calls, inventory mgmt., immunizations, conduct drugs utilize. rev. in accordance w/ govt. guidelines, patient counseling, scheduling, delivery & billing. Req. BS in Pharmacy & 5 yrs exp. as Pharmacist. FT. Fax resume to D Patel at 352-429-1383. Schools/ Instruction NEED A NEWCAREER?2 WEEK PREP COURSES! ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. EKG $475. NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475.taylor college.edu (352) 245-4119FB, twitter, you tube Auctions 4 SALES THURS. FEB. 23, 3PM Estate Adventur e Auction 2 Sea-Ship containers, Contractor & Shop tools, PU Box, vinyl coated fence, fuel tank, washer dryer, household goods & furn. Pampered Chef, Longabergers, lots of dolls, musical instr. & more at gallery FRI. FEB. 24, 9AM INVERNESS REAL EST A TE & CONTENTS AUCTION, 6762 E Hampton Lane 2/2 SOLD ABSOLUTE 1580+ sq.ft, 2/2 & adjoin. lot + all contents. BEVERL Y HILLS HOME REAL EST A TE 518 S. Harrison St. Prev: 3PM Auction 4PM 2/2 Home 1625 sq.ft. with wood & tile flooring THURS&FRI FEB 23&24 ESTATE TAG SALE 7AM-3PM 564 N. Indigo Terr., Hernando. Entire home contents to be sold incl LR sofa group, wall units, lots of yard art, statuary, more and more w/photos coming on the website soon SA T FEB. 25, 11AM FIREARMS AUCTION Over 200 pcs to be sold live and online at gallery. Catalog & photos on website. w/FFL dealer DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667 Maine-ly RE 381384 10% BP Furniture Living Room Set, dining set, both for $800.good cond. (352) 418-5439 Garden/Lawn Supplies Husky 50 Cut cruise control, electric PTO $800 Murray 46 Cut $400. MTD 46 mulcher, $400 Craftsman 3 Teir black limited edition Tool Box $175. (352) 793-6609 Garage/ Yard Sales ANNUAL RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE Webster United Methodist Church 173 SE 3rd St. Webster Sat Feb. 25th 8am-? BushnellSat Feb 26TH clothes, nic nacs, misc. 5052 CR 634 S. General Steel Upright Safe 23 x 38 x 12 Brand New $100 (352) 793-6609 Wanted to Buy WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyAr ea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 Mobile Homes For Rent CENTER HILL2/1, Appliances $450.mo 2/2, CHA, $560. mo 352-793-6958/793-0739 INVERNESSRENT SPECIAL : Sec. dep, pro-rated over 3 mo. period in the INVERNESS WATERFRONT 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 1 BR home $325 plus. 2BR home $450 includes H20. 2 BR, 1.5 bath, Park Model $500. Pets considered. Section 8 accepted. (352) 476-4964 INVERNESSWaterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Furnished, 1BR home with central A/C $600. 352-476-4964 Mobile Homes For Sale INVERNESSWaterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $274/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 Mobile Homes In Park INVERNESSWaterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 2 BR, 1.5 BA for $2,000 must be approved352-476-4964 Apartments BUSHNELL2/2/1, 1 Year Lease, No Pets, $700 mo. $500 Security 352-793-6887 352-303-5112. Rental Houses INVERNESSCountry Living on large -acre lot. 3BR, 2BA home. Garden area, fenced area, Well & septic, so no water bill! $595. RENT SPECIAL Security dep. pro-rated over 3 mo. period. 352-476-4964 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Inverness Homes INVERNESSWaterfront 55+ Park w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $274/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 Large 1 Fam. Carol Terrace, Inverness. 4BR 3BA, 2700 sq ft under air, 2.8 acres fully fenced, important updates done. $220,000. Owner 352-419-7017 Sumter County Land 4 BUILDING LOTS, ZONED HOMES ONLYWith Water and Sewer in Place, May Fiance $40,000 Broker Owned CALL (352) 793-6958, (352) 793-0739 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 WE BUY ANY VEHICLEPerfect Cond. or Not Titled,No title, No problem. Paying up to $25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Somebody else wants it!Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403

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