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Thursday, January 10, 2013Volume 127 Number 2Established in 1881 50 Cents E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org For more news, videos, photos Visit us: sumtercountytimes.comT IMES QUICK CLICK SUMTER COUNTY Fighting the battle Despite a weekend forecast filled with rain, the crowd came out to watch history repeat itself in Bushnell. An estimate of just over 3,000 people braved the weather and made their way to the Dade Historic site to view the annual reenactment of the 1838 battle that ignited the Second Seminole Wars. Dade Battlefield Society president and reenactor Steve Rinck said they had a crowd of about 1,700 on Saturday and 700 on Sunday down about 300 people. He said he believes its because of the weather, noting he encouraged his own daughter to come on Saturday, rather than Sunday. Ironically, though thunderstorms were predicted, the weather was actually nicer the second day, he said. The rain came down after the battle. Changes in this years program included moving the breastworks between six and eight feet closer to the audience. That stretched the space and allowed more of the soldiers inside, Rinck said. The breastwork was a collection of trees the original soldiers chopped down and put together to form a protective shelter during the battle. It was also the place where most of the dying soldiers ended up during that battle. The reenactors build the replica near the viewing mound, using trees and logs that have fallen naturally or been cut to help regenerate forest lands. Rinck said they use a posthole digger to place See BATTLE Page 14 A Villages resident with a prior record of exploiting the elderly was arrested last week for reportedly depleting a 79-year-old mans accounts of more than $100,000 for limited landscaping and tree trimming services. Brian Stanley Pacific, 54, The Villages, was arrested for exploitation of an elderly SCANNERS Scanners that once pulled in emergency broadcasts in Sumter County no longer work since the county went to an encrypted system last December. Police: Elderly man exploited If youre trying to track emergency fire or police dispatch calls throughout Sumter County youre probably out of luck. Last December, the county went to a centralized emergency communication system that consolidates all emergency calls to one new coutywide radio system. Whether its the sheriffs office, fire and emergency departments or Wildwood Police Department all emergency broadcasts are now filtered through the new radio system. The changeover has been in the works for about a year, with different departments like the sheriffs office and the fire departments moving to one consolidated system. While the change will be more effective for county emergency workers, it will leave radio buffs that enjoy listening to county emergency broadcasts in silence. Scanners that once pulled in the emergency broadcasts no longer work. The county has gone to an encrypted system that means persons trying to pick up emergency broadcasts will hear nothing. See SCAN Page 2 Rain doesnt dampen spirits Goodbye ... A walk with the critters INSIDE See EXPLOIT Page 2 Dade Park B OB R EICHMAN Editor Photos by BRENDA LOCKLEARSwamp Owl, shown here with his horse Smokey, is one of the lead and longtime participants in the annual reenactment. The battle and event are among the top ranked in the state and the park is on the actual site of the original 1838 battle. As the battle ended, one Seminole brave came in close to see how the soldiers fared. Before the day was over, one of the surviving soldiers would catch him by surprise and make him a victim of the battle. B OB R EICHMAN Editor Pacific B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer
Royals Annual MLK Banquet On Monday, Jan. 21, the Community of Royal will continue its tradition of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr. and recognizing the annual holiday named to remember the tremendous service and effort of this great humanitarian. The day will begin with a march around the community starting at 10 a.m. from the Royal Park traveling to C.R. 235A then to C.R. 222 then returning on C.R. 235 back to the Park. At 5 p.m., the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Banquet will be held at the Royal Community Center, 9569 County Road 235, Wildwood (Royal). A donation of $5 for 12 years old and under and a $10 donation for 13 years old and over is appreciated at the door or per pre-ticket sales. The program will feature, a baked chicken dinner, song, dance and recognition of Royals past and present Sumter County School District educators and/or service personnel, who prepared and cared for children from the Community Of Royal. For more information or tickets, contact 352-7484210. Bushnell MLK Celebration Parsons Circle Community Outreach and the citizens of Bushnell are planning to celebrate the Life and Dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. later this month. Organizers are planning the Bushnell community inaugural MLK Celebration Weekend with the theme: Moving Forward from a Dream 2 Reality. The weekend celebration begins on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 9 a.m. with a celebration breakfast at the Bushnell Community Center, 407 E. Belt Ave., in Bushnell. A donation of $10 will be given towards scholarships. During the breakfast, three deserving young people will be awarded the Parsons Circle Community Outreach, Movin Forward From a Dream 2 Reality Scholarship. To apply for the scholarship, submit a 250300word essay on how the scholarship can help you with Movin Forward From a Dream 2 Reality. The essay must be received by Thursday, Jan. 17. It can be from a senior in high school or a single parent who is starting or in school. Mail entries to:PCCO Scholarship Committee, P .O. Box 2016, Bushnell, Fl. 33513. Email Jermiah@parsonscircle.org for additional information. The guest speaker for the scholarship breakfast will be Peter T. Stevenson, a 1985 graduate and former drum major of South Sumter High School. He will be speaking on How Education Can Help You Move Forward from a Dream 2 Reality. Then on Sunday, Jan. 20, a commemorative program is scheduled at the Bushnell Community Center at 5 p.m.. On Monday, Jan. 21, a parade begins at 10 a.m. and a festival begins at noon until 6 p.m.. For more information call 568-0580. P AGE A2SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 person and grand theft from a person over 65 years of age. Pacific was placed in the Sumter County Detention Center without bond. He was additional arrested on a Palm Beach warrant. Pacific was denied bond because he presents a demonstrated flight risk, and presents a clear and present danger to an elderly population such as is found in The Villages, according to a sheriffs office arrest affidavit. Last April, Pacific came into contact with the Villages victim while going door-to-door soliciting for landscaping and tree trimming services, according to the arrest report. From April 2012 through November 2012, the victim reportedly paid Pacific more than $100,000 in cash and checks for lawn services that law enforcement officers say did not amount to what Pacific charged. In December, the victims family discovered the payments and examined the victims finances and found his accounts depleted, according to the report According to the victim, his family and neighbors, Pacific performed little work on the victims property. He provided no written estimates or written documentation of services he supposedly performed. The victim told law enforcement officers that Pacific would periodically appear at his residence saying he performed work and that he was owed money. Multiple payments of several thousand dollars were made by the victim to Pacific, according to the report. The victim was apparently unable to determine the amounts demanded by defendant were exorbitant, the report states. The victims physician said the 79-year-old man showed signs of organic brain damage and cognitive degeneration. Pacific was found to have an extensive criminal history, including prior charges of exploitation of elderly person, grant theft and failure to appear in court, the report states. Sumter County began converting its emergency broadcast system from an older VHF system to a more modern narrowband system at the beginning of 2012, according to County Administrator Bradley Arnold. The Federal Communications Commission required that the old systems be updated no later than Jan. 1, 2013. While the county made the deadline, it has left persons interested in listening to emergency calls in the silence. Arnold said silencing the broadcasts wasnt the purpose of the conversion but rather the consequence of having the new system. In these days and times of communications and with people wanting to do ill, this is a more secure process for the public as well, he said. Stephen Kennedy, county deputy fire chief in administration, said the changeover has numerous benefits for emergency workers. Of immediate benefit is the better coverage that the narrowband system provides, Kennedy said. It allows more emergency workers to talk with others at one time. In the past, different agencies that dealt with emergencies had their own individual communication systems. When emergencies required joint efforts by different agencies, the individual systems were cumbersome and created communication problems with messages having to be relayed back and forth between the different systems, he said. An additional benefit is that the radios now can help identify the location of an emergency worker. If theres an emergency situation, that person can activate an alarm if they are in jeopardy, Kennedy said. While Kennedy says he understands that the changeover can be frustrating for hobbyists who enjoyed listening to the broadcasts, it can be safer for emergency workers. There are situations where it would be best that the general public did not know where a specific emergency was happening, he said. In the nation, there are times when unfortunate circumstances occur and people take violent actions, he said. This systems literally allows us to get first responders out immediately and could prevent other individuals (who may be listening and curious about an emergency call) from becoming victims. SCAN continued from Page 1 EXPLOIT continued from Page 1 Reception for superintendent The Sumter County School Board will host a reception for Sumter County School Superintendent Rick Shirley on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Shirley was named Floridas Superintendent of the Year. The reception will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., just prior to the regular board meeting and will be open to the public. The school board office is located on C.R. 476, west of Bushnell. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the school board office at 793-2315. Pictured are some of the Royals Martin Luther King Jr. celebration 2012 honorees. 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Thursday, Jan. 3Zachary Nathaniel Linville, 31, Webster, arrested for resisting an officer and violation of probation. Bond at $500. Christopher John Michael Glass, 25, The Villages, arrested for forgery and possession of a controlled substance without prescription. Bond at $15,000. Eva Dawn Woosley, 50, Bushnell, arrested on a Lake County warrant. Bond at $2,000. Antonio Javier Rodriguez, 38, The Villages, arrested for battery and contempt of court. No bond. Friday, Jan. 4Steve Ronnell Christian, 45, Webster, arrested for larceny and violation of probation. Bond at $500. Michael Travis Ray, 20, Bushnell, arrested on seven counts of weapon offense and obstructing justice. Bond at $20,000. Robert Frank Avera, 49, Bushnell, arrested for withholding support. Bond at $1,800. William P Mooney, 58, The Villages, arrested for driving under the influence. Bond at $500. Saturday, Jan. 5David Glenn Wallace, 51, Center Hill, arrested for withholding support. ROR Eladio Jimenez-Hidalgo, 37, Bushnell, arrested for driving with expired license. Bond at $250. Joseph L. Reid, 25, Bushnell, arrested for driving while license suspended. Bond at $2,000. Raheem Donte Smith, 19, Wildwood, arrested for violation of probation. No bond. Tunis P Thrasher, 53, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested for larceny and burglary. Bond at $2,500.Sunday, Jan. 6Dravious Taurice Rice, 24, Webster, arrested for driving while license suspended. Bond at $500. Sampson Bradford Tanner Jr., 39, Wildwood, arrested for possession of cocaine and withholding support. Bond at $4,590. Alfredo V. Santiago, 25, Bushnell, arrested for operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Bond at $500. Brett Arron Franz, 24, Sumterville, arrested for battery. No bond.Monday, Jan. 7Sheldon Rakem Graham, 20, Wildwood, arrested for sale and possession of cocaine and using a two-way device to facilitate a felony. Bond at $60,500. Amber Vivianna Mosteller, 27, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested for possession of weapon by convicted felon and violation of probation. Bond at $10,000. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013, P AGE A3 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. POSTMASTER:SENDADDRESSCHANGESTO SUMTERCOUNTYTIMES. Police report Most Wanted This information is provided by the Sumter County Sheriffs Office, 793-2621. If you have information concerning a wanted person or a crime you may call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS. You may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 Abel Perez, 28 16135 S. U.S. 301, Summerfield Charges: Two counts organized fraud/less than $20,000. Ulyseese Worthen, 20 510 Gray St., Wildwood Charges: Sale of cannabis w/n 1,000 feet of place of worship; possession of cannabis w/intent to sell/deliver within 1,000 feet of placde of worship. Syed Alam, 25 2370 S.W. Archer Road, Gainesville Charges: Use of Internet to lure a child; traveling to meet minor for illegal sexual conduct. Marvin Elder, 51 8763 C.R. 21, Wildwood Charges: Sale of cannabis within 1,000 feet of place of worship; possession of cannabis with intent to sell/deliver within 1,000 feet of place of worship. Arkeem Dalton, 21 6915 C.R. 215, Wildwood Charges: Sexual battery. Lance Nelson, 26 400 Ed Lynum St., Wildwood Charges: Sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of place of worship; possession of cocaine with intent to sell/deliver within 1,000 feet of place of worship. Shantel James, 31 2983 C.R. 238, Apt. A, Wildwood Charges: Felony flee/elude law enforcement. Phillip Villasana, 21 2520 C.R. 615, Bushnell Charges: Possession of cannabis; sale of cannabis. Freddie Bailey, 34 1203 High st., wildwood Charges: Burglary of a conveyance with battery. Debra North, 22 5310 N.E. 136th Place, Oxford Charges: Grand theft-stolen property $300 or more. Panasoffkee store vandalism spree ends with mans arrest A vandalism spree last Friday morning resulted in several thousand dollars worth of damage to local businesses in Lake Panasoffkee. Eight businesses along County Road 470 reported damages Friday when owners and employees went to work and found broken and damaged windows, according to sheriffs Lt. Bobby Caruthers. Most of the businesses where damaged from either rocks or other objects being thrown through glass windows and doors. A suspect was arrested Friday after he was seen in downtown Lake Panasoffkee wearing clothing that matched a video recording taken of the suspect at one of the businesses, Caruthers said. Michael Travis Ray, 20, Bushnell, was arrested on seven counts of throwing a missile into a building. He was additionally charged with intimidating an informant. Ray was placed in the Sumter County Detention Center with bond set at $20,000. Businesses that reported damage included Salon Unique, Dollar General, Vintage Needlework, Catfish Johnnys, Chandlers Electric, Noahs Art and Double A Discount Beverage. Ray was apprehended at the General Discount Store on County Road 470, Caruthers said. He was in the company of a woman who he told not to say anything to deputies, he said. Ray gave no information to officers about the incidents. Nothing was reportedly stolen from the businesses. Michael Travis Ray B OB R EICHMAN Editor Clues sought in vehicle thefts The theft of two vehicles and computer equipment last week from a Bushnell car dealership has sheriffs deputies seeking information about the crime. The thefts happened sometime before 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Town and Country Select, on E. Noble Avenue, according to sheriffs Lt. Bobby Caruthers. Thats when an employee arrived at work and discovered that someone had broken into the business by throwing a rock through the front door glass. The employee noticed that a cars drivers door was open and then discovered that a 2008 Kia Sedona van was missing, Caruthers said. Later that day, a second vehicle, a 1995 dark blue Ford F150, was reported as stolen. The business also reported that several computers were taken and that the office had been ransacked, according to Caruthers. Persons with information are asked to contact Det. James Smothers at 793-0222 or contact Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS! 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P AGE A4SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 Somethings lost F or decades upon decades, newspaper reporters, photographers and curious residents have relied on scanners to stay informed with emergency situations happening in their communities anything from traffic accidents to fires, from shootings to hazardous spills and just about everything in between that called out emergency workers of one sort or another. Those almost instant notifications of emergencies are one reason why newspaper photographers would oftentimes have amazing photographs of situations as they were unfolding. Reporters and photographers were right there along with emergency personnel, sometimes even beating them to the scene because of the information they got from their scanners. Well, thats not so easy to do anymore. With the county recently changing to a new emergency radio system, our scanner is as worthless as yours. We hear nothing and in emergencies, we know nothing at least not immediately. With the county going with an encrypted broadcasting system last December, the changeover means that we and you are missing the key in order to listen to emergency broadcasts. Thats a very unusual and uncomfortable position for us. After years of rushing out the door because of an emergency broadcast, it now feels like were going to be a bit too reliant on other sources for our information. Perhaps its a necessary change that is more appropriate for the world we live in today. Many emergency workers will tell you that it provides them with a more secure feeling in stressful situations knowing that only other emergency personnel are listening to their broadcasts. We certainly cant argue with their thinking. Additionally, the new system does provide better and more organized communications between different emergency agencies. But even with those benefits, there is still something lost. The result for us is losing a direct link to the immediate and it puts us a step away from knowing whats going on in our local communities. Thanks to sheriff and staff for helpI just wanted to say how lucky we are to have Bill Farmer, Jr. leading our sheriffs department. Through the help of our Lord and Savior, I was turned on to Theresa Cooper and coworkers at sheriffs annex in The Villages. We were able to help three families, veterans and a local church at Christmas with gifts, bikes and food. God bless them. Thank you, Gary and Linda Armchambeault and Mary Emert Lake PanasoffkeeThank you The Sumter Fair Associations, Board of Directors would like to thank all those who helped us reach out to our community this holiday season. For the past six years we have been blessed by a very giving community. We actually gave over 100 bikes to new homes, many toys, Christmas trees and clothing. Toys for Tots program. Other entities in Lake County and Sumter who needed this support from us. Our thanks go out to Sheriff Bill Farmer, his wonderful deputies that even deliver on Sundays on their own time. Woody and Anna Hill from Disabled Sportsmen of Central, Salvation Army, Chris Wright, Roger Kane and Donna Lester, Emily Crumpton and Christine Crumpton who spend hours sort through clothes and delivering to needy families in Sumter County. Thank you for given those folks a happy holiday. Permanent alimony The issue of permanent alimony has become a lightning rod for the Florida Legislature in recent years. Appropriate reform has come in the form of a recently adopted supportiverelationship law that ends permanent alimony in the event of the recipients lack of continued need because of a new supportive relationship. Also, reform has occurred and permanent alimony can now never result in the recipient spouse having more income than the obligor spouse. Further protections have long existed such as that permanent alimony may end at normal retirement age and that the income of a new spouse is irrelevant to any modification of alimony (unless the obligor seeks to minimize her earning capacity by living on her new spouses income). Many disgruntled people paying permanent alimony have joined together and are loudly seeking further reform. Clearly, what is sought is not reform, but what is sought is the eradication of permanent alimony. This would be a travesty. The system has worked well since alimony was first adopted statutorily in Florida in 1828. The need continues to exist in many instances. The purpose of alimony and other relief is to preserve the integrity of marriage. Marriage is intended as a permanent union and is a legal contract with consequences in the event of a divorce. In the age of no-fault divorce, you can divorce your spouse for any reason, but the state of Florida can require alimony if a disparity in income exists and certain specific criteria in the law are met. Certainly, we can all agree that the law should provide relief if one spouse has been out of the workforce for many years and sacrifices his earning potential to make life worth living for the other spouse, and the marriage ends in divorce. Should the party who earned the living in a longterm marriage be permitted to keep all of the earnings that the other spouse helped earn by indirectly making the earnings possible by being a helpmate through raising children, caring for the home or otherwise performing the duties of a traditional marriage? This would give one party a windfall in the event of a divorce and would encourage divorce. The Florida Constitution provides that every person should have open access to the courts for redress of any injury. The party with the injured earning capacity should have the opportunity for redress through the courts. We should never ration justice, in the words of the venerable Judge Learned Hand to be a true democracy every person should have access to address their grievances whether the grievance is to obtain compensation for a lost earning capacity or to seek the avoidance of alimony because the other spouses lack of contribution. The system works we havent outgrown it we just need the Legislature and the courts to continue to evolve the law of alimony and to rectify (as has been done) any abuses in the law, and thereby preserve and protect the families of the state of Florida. Sincerely, Mark A. Sessums, Esquire Sessums Law Group Exhibit at the county fair Is your cabbage growing? Are you canning your strawberries? Are you putting the finishing touches on that woodwork or the last stroke on that painting? Nows the time to be finishing up the projects you plan to enter in this years Family Living Expo at the annual Sumter County Fair. Theres a category for just about everything, including growing produce and raising eggs, digital photography and special collections. Theres woodworking, series work, needlework, quilting and more. The expo has hosted displays of everything from horseshoe wall hangings to steel-work home dcor and is open to everyone, of any age, as long as youre a resident of Sumter County. Baking, cooking, canning, home grown, homemade or years of collecting, residents are invited to put their creations on display as they follow the decades-old tradition of earning a ribbon at the county fair. The fair is slated for March of 2013 and everyone who enters goes home with a ribbon, based on the Dutch standard of judging. You can find the entry form on the websites at www.sumtercountytimes.com or www.sumterfair.net. There are two sets of rules, one for children and teens, another for adults. For additional questions, call Brenda at 352-793-2161 or Sarah at 352-793-2728. Brenda Locklear is a staff writer/blogger for the Sumter County Times. She is also the superintendent for the adult family living competition at the county fair. To contact her email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-793-2161. BEYOND SUMTER The Voice of Sumter County since 1881The editorial opinion expressed in the Sumter County Times is the opinion of the news staff of this newspaper.Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Bob Reichman 204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, Fl. 33513 Member Florida Press Assocation The opinions expressed in Sumter County Times editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail. Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 450 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, The Sumter County Times, 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Fla., 33513, or e-mail email@example.com. OPINIONS INVITED County fair updates Sumter County Times O pinion Letters to the editor Special support Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. will host a SweetShop percentage of purchase fundraising event, Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Russell Stover Candies store, 950 Industrial Drive, Wildwood, (off of State Road 44). Ten percent of every coupon-bearing shoppers purchases at this time will be donated to Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. to benefit its children and youth programming. SweetShop is a great way for the community to support us, explains Beverly Steele, YPAs, Inc. founder. Shoppers make a contribution to our mission without it costing them any more than their store purchase. In order for YPAs, Inc. to receive proper credit, shoppers must present a coupon at the time of purchase. The coupon can be downloaded from www.youngperformingartists.org or obtained at the store the day of the event. For more information, 3527482008 or youngartists@aolcom or facebook.com/youngartists. Sweets support Young Performing Artists B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer Fair time is just around the corner! Pageant deadlines are fast approaching. The deadline for applications submission the Little Miss, Princess and Jr. Miss Sumter County will be Jan. 24.. The Teen and Miss Sumter County deadline will be Jan. 31. This year's Baby Pageant deadline will be Feb. 12. All forms/rules/information for the Miss Sumter County Pageants and the Sumter Fair Baby Pageants can be downloaded from the Sumter County Fair Website at www.sumterfair.net. Any questions can be directed to Joy Coleman 352-552-8789. Deadlines approaching for entry in Sumter County fair pageants
S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013, P AGE A5 To advertise on this page call 352-793-2161 Sumter Countys new property appraiser Joey Hooten stands with the man he credits for where he is today his dad, Wayne Hooten. The younger Hooten gave a short speech to the crowd gathered in the courtroom, choking up when talking about his father. Photos by BRENDA LOCKLEARSumter County Judge Tom Skidmore spent Tuesday morning swearing in constitutional officers: Clerk of the Court Gloria Hayward, Sheriff Bill Farmer, Supervisor of Elections Karen Krauss, Property Appraiser Joey Hooten and Tax Collector Randy Mask. The ceremony began just after 10 a.m. with the individual swearing in of each of the officers. Each of them followed up with a short speech to the crowd. The newly elected take office ... 000DP85 0 0 0 D P 7 4 American Youth Soccer Organization 1408 Sumter County Youth Soccer Club Everyone plays, balanced teams, open registration, positive coaching, goal sportsmanship, player development! SPRING REGISTRATION FOR AGES 4 18 There will be 2 January registration days. Registration is $55.00 for the first player and a $5.00 discount will be given for each sibling living in the same household. The rates will go up after January 31, 2013. Please register early to avoid a late fee. The games will begin in March. All new players must bring a copy of their birth certificate for age verification. For complete registration details and discounts visit us at www.scysc.net For registration questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org SATURDAY January 12 from 9:0012:00 at ITR in Bushnell located at 323 N. Market St. The second and final registration date will be SUNDAY January 27 from 1:00-4:00 at the Wildwood Community Center. You can also register online at www.eayso.org. When registering online, 2 copies of the application must be mailed to SCYSC. P.O box 1595 Bushnell FL 33513 000DQIA Saturday, January 19, 2013 For two hours, your team will embark on a photo & scavenger hunt adventure! Each item and photo has a point value assigned; the team with the most points wins!! P H O T F R E N Z Y P H O T F R E N Z Y PHOT FRENZY A SCAVENGER HUNT FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. The race will begin & end at Beef OBradys 840 S. Main St., Wildwood Sign in starts at 3:00pm The Hunt List will be handed out at 4:00pm!! All teams must be back by 6:00pm to qualify to win! A digital camera or camera phone will be needed! Some items may not be returned. $10.00 per person or $30.00 for team of 4. No charge for children 10 and under. Join us for some family friendly fun & adventure & help us raise money to find a cure! For more information or to Pre-Register contact: Shari Bare Cell (352) 303-9094 Email: Sharibare49@gmail.com Lynn Cleland Cell (352) 573-8493 Email: Lmcleland1@aol.com Prizes for Winning Team! Judges will award special prizes for team spirit and the funniest team photo! Door prizes donated by: Beef OBradys Blessings Captured Photography Thirty One Gifts Starbucks and many more! We will also have chance drawings! All proceeds are donated to: The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Sumter County. 000DON5 000DQDV Mon. Fri. 6am-2 pm Sat. 7am-1pm 138 Bushnell Plaza, Bushnell FL 33513 352-793-2593 Jennies Bakery Jennies Bakery and Deli and Deli NEW MENU ITEMS Daily Breakfast & Lunch Specials Pastries Muffins Paninis Wraps Fresh Ground Hamburgers 746925 RESTAURANTS ACTIVITIES EVENTS TRAVEL MOVIES GOING OUT Live Was it taking time to make the phone call to his girlfriend? Making the call from a neighbors house? It could have been both that got 31-year-old Travis Pescia arrested Monday, Jan. 7, in The Villages, after he reportedly robbed a home and then fled the scene. Sumter County Sheriffs Deputy Aaron Sirolli and several other deputies responded to the burglary call. Sirolli got description information for all the officers and then hit the neighborhood. I went to go look for the subject. Sirolli said the suspects girlfriend was also in the area, looking for him. Thats when Sirolli, saw him standing in the front yard of a residence. Pescia had reportedly knocked on the neighbors door and asked to use their telephone he was reportedly making a call to his girlfriend. When Pescia saw Sirolli pulling up, He had that deer in the headlights look and gave up. Sirolli said Pescia was under the influence of prescription medication and his reaction time was slow. The Belleview man was arrested for unarmed burglary to an occupied conveyance; larceny grand theft, third degree to a dwelling, with property between $100 and $300; possession of burglary tools with intent to use and possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription. No bond was set. Police say burglar borrowed phone to call girlfriend B RENDAL OCKLEAR Staff Writer VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Refuge at Jumper Creek, a nonprofit organization providing transitional housing for those either homeless or at risk of homelessness in Central Florida is in need of volunteers for assisting residents to reach their fullest potential of self-sufficiency and become a contributing member of society, The Refuges immediate volunteer opportunities include: daily devotional leader to assist once a week; preschool age attendant; GED study helper; nursing advisor and dental and eye care provider. If any of these interest you, or for more information, please call 352-568-8400 or write email@example.com. Bristo performs Come out the first Saturday of the month and listen to Bristo and the band sing and play gospel music and a variety of musical classics at Lickity Splits Ice Cream at 1848 W. County Road 48 in Bushnell (across from Walmart). Listen to Bristo (plays guitar and sings); Bob (Dobro guitar); Skip (electric guitar); Ron (Bass guitar) and Dick (Mandolin) perform family music in front-porchlistening style while enjoying your ice cream every Saturday starting at 5 p.m.
P AGE A6SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 000DON4 000DOMD CENTRAL FLORIDA ARMS SHOW the Original Lakeland Gun Show January 19 & 20 Sat. 9-5 Sun. 9-4 THE BIG ONE Concealed Weapons Class THE LAKELAND CENTER www.lakelandgunshow.com Sporting, Antique and Military Firearms Sponsored by LAKELAND RIFLE & PISTOL CLUB, INC. 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, Florida 33801, Phone (863) 834-8100 000DPO7 Over 600 Tables! Admission $11 00 FREE PARKING Free Parking OPEN 7 DAYS 8 0 0 3 3 5 4 3 9 5 3 5 2 3 4 3 2 2 4 1 8 0 0 3 3 5 4 3 9 5 3 5 2 3 4 3 2 2 4 1 800-335-4395 352-343-2241 *PLUS TAX, TAG, TITLE & IMPROVEMENTS T-Bone Biggin 000DOBZ Proud Sponsor of Your Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter County Jeff Says: Your Humane Society/ SPCA of Sumter County needs your help. Please stop by or call and adopt a new friend. 352-793-9117 www.hsspca.org 575 N. Duncan Dr., Tavares, FL 40 x 24 2 BDRM 2 BATH Rock Bottom Price! MINNIE $37,500* Lot Model Only ITS A NEW YEAR ITS A NEW YEAR WE HAVE YOUR NEW HOME WE HAVE YOUR NEW HOME 40x28 3 BDRM 2 BATH Nicely Appointed Options Finished Drywall LR/DR 74X42 5 BDRM 3 BATH New Home 2153 sq. ft. MUST GO! ZACK $42,900* 2013 Model Order Only WITH INTEREST RATES SO LOW THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BUY A NEW HOME! LOW RATES = LOW PAYMENTS CREDIT CONCERNS? We have many new and preowned homes, with much lower down payments, for your land and some on ours. Call or stop by for details. 56x28 3 BDRM 2 BATH New Home ROSEY Was $79,900 NOW $68,899* or MAKE OFFER Stk. #10339 DUKE Was $116,000 NOW $96,500* or MAKE OFFER Stk. #10664 CELEBRATING HER 90THMore than eighty friends and family helped Ann Thompson celebrate her 90th birthday at the Sumter County Fairgrounds. The event was sponsored by The Sumter County Cattlemen/Women. The favorite scene was Ann and her loyal cattle foreman, Doyle Story, watching the recent roundup of her herd on a laptop as Doyle answered a call on his cell phone. Smart people move forward with the times. Ann has given much back to the community through her donations to the scholarship funds at Sumter Community College. Several of those attending included Sheriff Bill and Linda Farmer, Joey Hooten and his family, Donald, Carolyn and Nell Todd. Church calendar Financial help Are those Christmas credit card charges coming back to haunt you in January? Do you stress out every month trying to figure out how to pay all the bills every month while thinking it might be easier to squeeze blood out of a turnip? Do you dream of financial peace? Sumterville Assembly of God is offering a class to help you and your family have Financial Peace!. Sunday nights starting Jan. 20 and running for 9 weeks (through March 17) from 6 to 8. You can register on-line at http://www.daveramsey.com under Sumterville Assembly of God or call the church directly at 352-793-5922. May 2013 be the year your family finds true Financial Peace. When We Were Children Memories of World War II: When We Were Children, a readers theater, written and directed by Nancy Bell, Oxford resident and member of The United Church of Christ at The Villages, will be presented at the church on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. The church is on County Rd 101, 1 mile north of County Rd 466, in Oxford. Tickets are $10. Seating is limited. Reservations are necessary for general seating. Please send a check, payable to the church and marked readers theater, to P .O. Box 194, Oxford, FL 34484. Attention: Sandi. True Woman 101 True Woman 101, an eight-week study on biblical womanhood is on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. to noon at The Refuge at Jumper Creek. The study is open to women of all faiths and provides practical help to live life as a woman of God. Meet other women with the same desire. A preschool attendant will be provided. The Refuge is at 4912 SE 7th Drive, Bushnell. Those interested, please call 568-8400. Blanket and clothing drive St. Catherines United Methodist Church Blanket and Clothing Drive for Homeless Veterans starts Monday, Jan. 14 through the month of February, accepting donations of blankets and mens and womens used clothing in good condition, at the church every Monday from 4 6 p.m. The church is on County Road 738B off of 301, approximately three miles south of Bushnell. For pick up of donations or more information call Janet at 568-8554. Fairway Christian Church Game night will be held at Fairway Church on Friday, Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. The first session of GriefShare will be at Fairway on Monday, Jan.14, 9:30-11:30 am. Sign up by Jan. 13 at Church or call 259-9305. Fairways singles will conduct a Bible Study at the Church on Monday, Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. No sign up required. On Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:30 8 p.m., Ann Fessler will lead a four week ladies Bible study entitled Loving Well. Sign up by Jan. 13 at Church or call 259-9305. The next Growing in Christ class will be held on Jan. 19. Time of class is to be determined and those who sign up will be notified. Sign-up at Church or call 259-9305 by Jan.16. Support Group Got peace? Celebrate Recovery, a biblical support program using Recovery Principles meets on Monday nights at 6:30 at Oxford Assembly of God. With Gods grace, learn how to solve problems from hurts, habits and hang-ups, and become free from compulsive behaviors. Oxford Assembly of God is located on Hwy 301, just north of 466. You need not be a member of the church to attend. Child care is provided if notified in advance. For more info, email our counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352)748-6124.
Arnold E. Gene Slocum, 80Arnold E. Gene Slocum, 80, of Lake Panasoffkee, went to be with his Lord on Dec. 23, 2012 at the Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville with his devoted companion, Nancy Nash, by his side. Born in Susquehanna, Pa., son of Scott and Sattie Sutton Slocum, as one of ten children, and is survived by brother, George (Esther) Slocum and sister, Ella Mae (Joseph) Stone. Survivors include son, Douglas (Darlene) Slocum; daughters, Carole Slocum, and Victoria (Jack) Katchuk; grandsons, Christopher (Brooke) Slocum, Matthew (Kendra) Connolly; great-grandchildren, Ava and Blake Slocum; stepchildren, Harry (Michele) Shafer, Sandra Shafer (Grant) Jones, and April Shafer (David) Johnson. In addition he has eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews. Gene was predeceased by his wife, Marion (Shafer) Slocum; brothers, Wilbur, Scott, Harry and Walter; sisters, Edna, Ruth and Marion. He was a lifetime member of the United Methodist Church and also a member of the VFW and NRA. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1949, stationed in Germany. He was employed by the Erie Railroad, General Electric and IBM. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying deer hunting, camping, fishing and gardening. He was known for his wood and metal crafts, his BBQ chicken, and for having a hole-in-one golfing. He was a kind and giving man with a big heart and a great laugh. He treasured his family and friends and set a loving example to be carried down through the generations. Gene was also a valued member of his community and will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held at Lake Panasoffkee United Methodist Church on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2012 at 2 p.m. A memorial service will also be held in New Milford, Pa. at a future date. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Purcell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Essie Mae Peters, 99 Essie Mae Peters, 99, of Inverness, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Inverness. She was born Sept. 23, 1913 in St. Catherine. Survivors include her daughters, Belva (Don) Giddens of Clermont, Ga., Arlene White of Leesburg, Neva (Ron) DuPree of Lake Wales, and Doretha (Joe) Strickland of Bushnell. A visitation will be at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. Services will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor Rickey Taylor presiding. Interment will be at New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery, Istachatta. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Drew C. Dyess, 55Drew C. Dyess, 55, of Greenville, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Mr. Dyess was born Aug. 18, 1957 in Leesburg and moved to Greenville in 1983 from Wildwood. Survivors include his son, Keith of Gainesville; father, Johnnie of Wildwood. A celebration of life service was at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in the Banks/PageTheus Chapel with a visitation one hour prior to the service. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Patricia Louise Lique Patricia Louise Lique of Wildwood, Fla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Mrs. Lique was born in Barnstead, N.H., June 4, 1934 to the late Walter Merl and Louise (Pike) Hillsgrove. Survivors include her loving husband of 58 years, Ronald Lique Sr.; children, Clarence Steve (Andrea) Lique of Ascutney, Vt., Rhonda (Ronald) Cota of Unity, N.H., Ronald (Patricia) Lique Jr. of Chesapeake, Va. and Tamara Lynn (Peter) Lique-Naitove of Keene, N.H. Patricias family will celebrate her life at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in The First Baptist Church of Wildwood. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.Larry Lee Norman, 62Larry Lee Norman, 62, of Bushnell, Fla., died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg. He was born Aug. 25, 1950 in Dade City. He is survived by his wife, Debbie; sons, Larry Lee Norman Jr. of Bushnell, and Steve Harrison of Bushnell; daughters, Pam (Kenneth) Odom of Mascotte, Tammy (Tim) Riley of Lakeland, Trina (Ronald) Koenig of Olivehill, Tenn., and Lori (Ralph) Guthrie of Zephyrhills. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.Joseph Thomas Flaherty, 71Joseph Thomas Flaherty, 71, of Bushnell, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at Bushnell. He was born April 29, 1941 in Syracuse, NY. He is survived by his wife; son, Joseph (Jodi) Flaherty of Central Square, N.Y.; daughter, Donna Jo Flaherty of Brewerton, N.Y. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.Florence Mittie Loftin, 103Florence Mittie Loftin, 103, of Inverness, Fla., died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Inverness. She was born July 30, 1909 in Groveton, Texas. She is survived by her son, Ralph (Maryann) Loftin of Marlborough, Mass. Visitation was at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Services were at Purcell Funeral Home Chapel Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, Pastor Billy Owens presided. Interment followed at Orange Hill Cemetery, Tampa. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.Helena R. Nena Graves, 80Helena R. Nena Graves, 80, of Webster, Fla., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at Sumterville. She was born Oct. 20, 1932 in Norfolk, Va. She is survived by her daughters, Val Graves of Rochester, N.Y., and Victoria Graves of Franklin, N.C.; sons, Ron (Linda) Graves of Bushnell, and Rick (Kathi) Graves of Owensboro, Ky. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Ruby Billings, 75 Ruby Billings, 75, of Bushnell, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Brooksville. She was born Aug. 19, 1937 in Samson, Ala. She is survived by her husband, Norman; sons, Curtis Billings of Canton, Ill., and James Billings of West Plains, Mo.; daughter, Norma Billings of Bushnell. A visitation was at Indian Hill Baptist Church Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. Services followed at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Indian Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Douglas Eugene Crisp, 71 Douglas Eugene Crisp, 71, of Lake Panasoffkee, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at Inverness. He was born June 11, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Crisp of Lake Panasoffkee; daughters, Elizabeth Blust of Loveland, Ohio, Mary Ann (Sean) Miller of Altoona, Kan., and Judy (Neal) Faux of Kansas City, Kan. A memorial service will be at a later date at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Dorothy Kilgore Kearney, 81Dorothy Kilgore Kearney, 81, of Sumterville, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Sumterville. She was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Largo. Mrs. Kearney was a retired warehouse supervisor from SECO in Sumterville. She is survived by her sons, John Allen of Sumterville, and Keith Allen of Sumterville; sister, Pearl Forehand of Eustis; grandchildren, Jackie, Tina, Joy, Missy, Bubba, Mindy, and Rachel; 14 great-grandchildren, and three great-greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Kearney. A time of visitation will be at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel, Bushnell Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Lane Purcell Hospice House, 2452 E CR 526, Sumterville, FL 33585. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Leslie Leroy Miley Jr., 75Leslie Leroy Miley Jr., 75, of Lake Panasoffkee, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Bushnell. He was born Dec. 4, 1937 in Plant City, Fla. Survivors include his companion, Valgene Douglas of Lake Panasoffkee; daughters, Denise Drinkwater of Wakefield, Mass., Desiree Pires of Burlington, N.C., and Kimberly Munzo of Tampa. Visitation was at the Adamsville Baptist Church Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Services followed at 1 p.m., Pastor Jon King presided. Interment will be at the Keystone United Methodist Church Cemetery, Tampa at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.Larry Lavon Catfish Branch, 71Larry Lavon Catfish Branch, 71, of Safety Harbor, Fla., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 in Safety Harbor, Fla. He was born Sept. 18, 1941, in Sumter County. Survivors include his wife, Patty; daughters, Nicole Nikki (Darren) Cunningham of Winter Garden, Michelle Branch of St. Petersburg, and Jessica (Ben) Meister of Winter Park. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Purcell Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment will follow at Linden Cemetery, Linden. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell. Mildred B. Addington, 87Mildred B. Addington, 87, of Wildwood, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Mrs. Addington was born Feb. 15, 1925 in Wise, Va., to the late William Wade and Lillie (Collins) Barker. Survivors include her daughter, Freida Bailey of Wildwood; two sons, Bill Addington of Alabama, and Bob Addington of Wildwood. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013, P AGE A7 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 000DMR5 WEBSTER 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 000DMR8 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 000DMRD First Baptist Church of Bushnell BUSHNELL Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 PM 000DMRK WEBSTER First Baptist Church of Webster 1/4 mile east of 471 on SE 1st Ave. 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service . . . . 7:00 pm Youth Group 000DMPU BUSHNELL WILDWOOD 000DMPO 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 & 6:30 P D AILY M-S AT 6:30 A & 8:30 A M ASS T IMES & D IRECTIONS : 330-0028 Office: 330-0220 5323 E CR 462 www.sumtercatholic.org 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 000DMQE BUSHNELL 000DMRU 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 000DOMN 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 000DMRH LAKE PANASOFFKEE Sumterville United Methodist Church OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER 2565 CR 522 1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301 000DMRJ SUMTERVILLE Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m. Pastor Charles Tomberlin All children are invited. ( D i s c o v e r t h e D i f f e r e n c e ) 4.3 Miles West of I-75 on Hwy 4 8 Classic Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 A.M. Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Celebration Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. Wednesday Evening: New Community Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 P.M. New Community Worship/Student Activities 7:00 P.M. Wahoo Baptist Church 000DMQ2 WAHOO www.wahoochurch.org 35 2 793-6015 Sunday : PAUL ALONSO PASTOR St. Francis Episcopal Church313 N.Grace Street (At US 301) P.O.Box 566, (352) 793-3187Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Sunday Sunday School 10 a.m. AA meets Thursdays at 8 p.m.000DMQ4 BUSHNELL P a s t o r M a r g u e r i t e M a t t h e w s 3 5 2 7 9 3 3 4 3 8 Pastor Marguerite Matthews 352-7933438 The Church of The Fishermen A United Methodist Congregation www.churchofthefishermen.org 589 CR 470, 1 mile W of I-75 Sunday Worship: 9:30 AM Wed. Night Bible Study 6:15 PM for the Whole Family 000DMPS LAKE PANASOFFKEE 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 000DMPY 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 000DMPX BUSHNELL 746924 0 0 0 D Q I 0 Questions about dental implants? Questions about how to improve your smile? FREE INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR FEATURING DR. NADEEM AHMED OF BUSHNELL FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY Dr. Nadeem Ahmed University of Florida College of Dentistry Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies Part-time host of WLBE 790AM Radio The Tooth, The Whole Tooth, and Nothing But The Tooth As seen on The Wellness Hour on BrightHouse Network As heard on Ask the Doctor on WDBO 580AM Radio As heard on The Dental Hour on WFLA 540AM Radio Bushnell Family & Cosmetic Dentistry 65 CR 542 W (Corner of CR 542 & US 301) Bushnell, FL 33513 January 17, 2013 Starts at 6:30pm PLEASE RSVP. Seating is limited. 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P AGE A8SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 Live ... Live ... B ikers are invited to meet at Oxford Assembly of God on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. to ride to Ocala for the Hawgs and Dawgs Love Run. Hawgs and Dawgs benefits veterans, inmates and retired Greyhound racing dogs. Harley-Davidson Ocala is sponsoring the run at $20 per bike. The law-enforcement escorted run will begin at Harley-Davidson Ocala and end at Harley-Davidson Crystal River. Contact Steve Jones at 461-4483 for information. Oxford Assembly is on Hwy. 301, just north of 466. The Kumquat Festival celebrates the little gold gem of the citrus industry and, in partnership with Kumquat Growers Inc., showcases all the wonderful advantages of this versatile, tasty and healthy fruit. January 11, Friday, 10 a.m. noonDade Winter Bird Walk $3 per car up to 8 people January 17, Thursday, 6 9 p.m.Preparation of Wild Edibles Workshop Bring a potluck dish to share $3 per car up to 8 people January 19, Saturday, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Geocaching Workshop $3 per car-up to 8 peopleJanuary 26, Saturday, 9 a.m. 1 p.m.Flying WILD educator workshop Free for all educatorsJanuary 26, Saturday, 6 8 p.m. Moonlight Night Hik e $3 per car up to 8 people For further information and to make reservations for these events please contact the park office at:(352) 793-4781 and visit our web site WWW. Floridstateparks.org/Dadebattlefield. T he Festival will be held Saturday Jan. 26 in Downtown Dade City, centered around Pasco Countys iconic historic courthouse. Over 40,000 attendees including Florida residents from Tampa Bay and surrounding counties, winter residents, tourists and day trippers will enjoy a day of fun, shopping and entertainment. There is no charge to attend the Festival, and free shuttles from satellite parking areas are available. The Festival celebrates the little gold gem of the citrus industry and, in partnership with Kumquat Growers Inc., showcases all the wonderful advantages of this versatile, tasty and healthy fruit. Historic Downtown Dade City will be transformed into a gigantic marketplace focused on local businesses, hundreds of specialty vendors, dozens of partner sponsors, and the friendly, down home, unique old Florida experience that the Kumquat Festival has come to mean. Join us and try all the wholesome food available including kumquat pie, kumquat salsa and numerous kumquat recipe specialties. Shop for crafts, enjoy the art displays and visit our new Health and Wellness section. There will be local, live entertainment, a childrens activity area, appearances by the Kumquat Court including Miss Kumquat 2013 and lots of fun things to do. Once again, Dade City and Eastern Pasco County are preparing to welcome thousands of residents and visitors to our area. It is our pleasure to produce this quality event, and we invite everyone to enjoy the Festival and come back and visit us again says John Moors, Executive Director of the Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. In the weeks leading up to the Festival the Chamber of Commerce will host the Kumquat Pageant, Kumquat Recipe Contest, Kumquat Quilt Contest, Merchants Window Decorating Contest and Grove and Packing House Tours. The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization with 400 plus members, committed to economic development and the quality of life for our residents. 16th Annual Kumquat Festival Motorcycle Love Run Dade Battlefield Park events SATURDAY, JAN. 124H Horticulture Show/ Sale workshop scheduled A Sumter County 4H youth horticulture show and sale workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the West Central Florida Agricultural Education Center. All youth, ages 8 and above are invited to attend and learn about growing plants for fun and profit. UF/IFAS Extension is an equal opportunity institution and all are welcome to attend. Please let us know if you require assistance due to a disability. Please contact Dr. Cami Esmel McAvoy at (352) 793-2728 x 234 or email@example.com to RSVP for the workshop. SUNDAY, JAN. 13Singles Dance From 7 10 p.m., the American Legion Hall, corner of C.R. 466 and Rolling Acres Road, presents a dance with social hour from 6 to 7 p.m. complimentary snacks, food, $10 donation. Music is 50s, 60s, blues and country, profit goes to VETS helping Vets. Call Ron 307-7873MONDAY, JAN. 14Native Plant Society The Sumter Native Plant Society will meet at 6 p.m. at the Sumterville Community Building, 2427 C.R. 522 (stone building 1/2 mile south of 470 on Hwy. 301). Learn about our native wildflowers with a presentation by Lisa Roberts, Executive Director of the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Please join us for refreshments and native plants for raffle. To carpool from the Villages, meet at the Walmart parking lot just behind McDonalds at 5:15 (near 466 and 301 in Oxford) or call 751-4380. For more information please call 352-568-8277 or visit our website at FNPS.org. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16Retired Employees Chapter 662 of the National Association of Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11 a.m.at the International House of Pancakes, 10332 Highway 441 SE, Leesburg. Dr. James McDonough, regarding alzheimers research will be our speaker. All active and retired federal employees in Lake and Sumter Counties are invited to attend. FRIDAY, JAN. 18Sumter Dance The Sumter Singles and Couples dance will be from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Park, 1582 County Road 459, off County Road 470. A pot luck dinner will begin at 7 p.m., bring a dish to pass. Music is by Donny and Sandy. The dance is open to the public. No alcohol allowed. Finger food or soda welcome. Dance are the first and third Fridays of the month. For more information call 424-1688.SATURDAY, JAN. 19Kids Day Kids, this one is just for you. Wells Fargo will host a Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pony rides, pet adoption and fingerprinting for the children. Help support the community too bring non-perishables to donate for the canned food drive. The event will be at the Wells Fargo branch in Wildwood. CALENDAR Riders Jim and Betty Scanlon, The Villages with their pooch, "Sam."
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P AGE A10SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 Two local communities benefit from Community Garden grant The UF/IFAS Sumter County Extension Office partnered with two communities to obtain a Community/School Garden grant offered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Master Gardener volunteers and extension agents are working with community members in Royal and in Wildwood to build raised bed community gardens. The gardens in Royal have been constructed and will be used to produce crops for the community. A large group of volunteers with the Community of Royal, Inc. has been active in preparing the site and building the beds for the project which is located in the community park. The gardens in Wildwood will be constructed with assistance from the City of Wildwood, the Wildwood Community Development Center Inc. and Loaves of Love. Clarke Park will be the site for individuals in the community to grow vegetables in 48 square foot raised bed gardens. Members of these two communities are encouraged to become involved in the community garden projects. For more information please contact Susan Kelly, Sumter County Extension Director at (352) 793-2728. FROM THE GROUND UP Growing local gardens Robert Tranor is new member of American Angus Association Robert Tranor, Webster, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo. Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events. The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members. S out h S umter C att l e LLC j oins American Angus Association South Sumter Cattle LLC, Webster, Florida, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus. The Association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops industry-leading selection tools for its members. These programs and services help members select and mate the best animals in their herds to produce quality genetics for the beef cattle industry and quality beef for consumers. Sumter cattle talk AGRItunity AGRItunity Planning Committee announces keynote speaker for upcoming conference Sheri Salatin of Polyface Farm! Sheri Salatin is the marketing director at Polyface Farm and stay-at-home mom of three children. Sheri is passionate about clean food and enjoys working the land alongside her husband, Daniel. Sheri was influential in getting the buying clubs up and running and now oversees 25 drop locations throughout Virginia and Maryland with over 3,000 families. The buying clubs are nurtured under her direct oversight and she is the go-to person for all questions about marketing to metropolitan areas. Through real life experiences, Sheri has honed her skills and shares some of the best ways to approach and sell to some of the top chefs in the world. Polyface services more than 4,000 families, 10 retail outlets, and 50 restaurants through on-farm sales and metropolitan buying clubs with salad bar beef, pastured poultry, eggmobile eggs, pigaerator pork, forage-based rabbits, pastured turkey and forestry products through relationship marketing. Today Sheri spends her days juggling marketing, website maintenance, blogging, motherhood, and farming. At thirty-one, Sheri is married to husband Daniel and has two sons Travis and Andrew and one daughter Lauryn. The AGRItunity Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Sumter County Agricultural Education Center at the Sumter County Fairgrounds in Bushnell, on Jan. 26. Dont miss this exciting annual event! In addition to the keynote speech there will be 12 workshops, a large tradeshow, animal, antique farm equipment and more. Lunch is available for purchase on site. Pre-registration is $15 at http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu. The cost for the conference is $20 at the door if not pre-registered. In addition, a farm tour and aquaponics workshop will be held as pre-conference activities on Friday, January 25th. The cost of the farm tour is $35 and will last all day traveling through Lake and Sumter counties. The aquaponics workshop is offered for $30 and will include a short tour at the end of the day. For more information call (352) 793-2728 x236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. AGRItunity is a project of the extension offices in Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Pasco and Sumter counties. Keynote speaker named for January conference AGRItunity Conference and Trade Show will be at the Sumter County Agricultural Education Center at the Sumter County Fairgrounds in Bushnell on Jan. 26. These photos were taken during a Dec. 8, 2012, work day in the Royal Community Garden. RANCHES
S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013, P AGE A11 N E W S U B S C R I B E R S S A L E NEW SUBSCRIBERS SALE! 000DQ8O Valid on New Subscriptions only. In county only. Expires 12/13/13. Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone#: Email: payment enclosed bill me Clip, complete and mail to: 204 E. McCOLLUM AVE., BUSHNELL, FL 33513 Call: 352793-2161 or send info to: email@example.com STOP! No need to kiss frogs for an unbelievable deal... not when you can get an entire year of the Sumter County Times for... JUST $25 000DOM8 Land/Home Financing FHA Loans VA Loans Buy For Loans Home Only Loans USDA Loans Equity Financing Alternative Income Financing 352-622-6324 or 1-800-313-6324 Prestige Home Centers, Inc. 4300 SOUTH PINE AVE. (441) OCALA Just one block north of Ocalas Drive-In Theater 000DOFH MODEL CLOSEOUT Financing Available For People With Less Than Perfect Credit! We Also Have BANK-OWNED REPOSESSED HOMES! Repos Available With Land or Without! SAVE THOUSANDS SOUTH OCALA I-75 SR40 SR200 441 Prestige Home Centers, Inc. N NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY!! Including furniture packages (on select models) The clock is ticking! The Souper Bowl Challenge is almost here! Teams, dont forget to bring your favorite soup, chili or stew for a chance for your team to win our Souper Bowl Challenge at the next Relay for Life team meeting. If you dont have a team or dont know anything about the Relay for Life, but do know someone who is dealing with cancer and have an interest in joining the battle, join the party. Its one of several meetings working up to the spring Relay event. Its a place to gain information and get on board whether you join someone elses team or plan to form your own. Its set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Church of The Fisherman in Lake Panasoffkee. The Relay for Life is an overnight event where teams gather to celebrate months of collecting money for the American Cancer Society. The organization uses those funds for research and to provide services for cancer patients everything from free wigs and prosthesis to lengthy stays in Hope Lodge for cancer treatment. Friends, coworkers and organizations form teams and come up with creative ways to raise money. They also participate in the themed parties and final celebration gathering, where survivors walk and loved ones are honored. Its a great overnight outing for family, friends and groups and a great opportunity to come together for a community cause. This years theme is Stay Tuned for A Cure and team themes can be anything to do with television. For more information call Shari at 352-303-9094. Relay for Life meeting planned Bushnell got a visit from Santa in December and families were more than happy to wait for his arrival. Children received treats from the jolly elf, through an event coordinated by Fred Dietz and staff at the county probation office and funded by donations from businesses and individuals in the community. Photos by PAM PORTERFred Dietz (standing left) and Adrian Slay (standing right) took time to have their photo taken with Santa in downtown Bushnell, under the gazebo. Dozens of children from the community visited the park and sat with Santa. Dietz and staff at the county probation office coordinate the event every year.
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S UMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013, P AGE A13 0006BX2 Created by: Dalton Sellers Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood ProjectLake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Projects services are facilitated by Devereux Kids. http://www.devereuxkids.org About Us: Devereux Kids is a primary prevention and diversion program of the Devereux Foundation in Florida, established in 1999. Our mission is to engage communities, strengthen families and protect children. We do this by: Building a sense of community within neighborhoods, through community events, community education, and building socialconnections; Providing support, information & referrals and emergency assistance to families; Facilitating Family Team Conferences that help families identify strengths and create plans for achieving goals that ensure child and family wellbeing; Offering workshops and training opportunities that empower individuals and organizations to advocate on behalf of children. Sumter Correctional Institution and its PRIDE program provided Lake Panasoffkee Children this year with twenty refurbished bicycles and several handmade toys. The PRIDE program worked all year refurbishing the bicycles and building the handmade toys. The director of the program said he and all involved with the PRIDE program receive great satisfaction from being able to help make childrens Christmas special. Sumter Correctional Institutions (SCI) Assistant Warden Daniel Bannister and Major Buddy Gibson are shown with Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project Community Facilitator Tammy Gorby and VISTA representative Marty Money. Panasoffkee happenings Over sixty parade entries were in this years Lake Panasoffkee Christmas Parade. Sumter County Sheriffs office and Fire Services along with many local business and community organizations were part of the procession. Both the South Sumter High School and Middle School bands were represented along with over thirty Lake Panasoffkee Elementary class prince and princesses. Lake Panasoffkees community Christmas tree was decorated by children at the craft festival. Eight-year-old Dalton Sellers artwork, below, was chosen to be the new LPNP LOGO. Dalton said he thought of the design for LPNPs LOGO because he wanted the community to be clean for the people and animals. Lake Panasoffkee Christmas Parade/Festival a community tradition If there is a need you feel Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project may help you with or you have questions about programs please contact Tammy Gorby, Community Facilitator, Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project, Devereux Kids, (352) 446-2064 Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project next meeting Monday, Feb. 4 @ 3pm, Lake Panasoffkee Rec Center, next to the Library, 1582 CR 459, Lake Panasoffkee. All welcome! Neighborhood Project news The community hosted their annual Christmas parade, which was followed up by a festival. For dozens of additional photos of the event, visit the multimedia section, halfway down on the homepage at www.sumtercountytimes.com Pictured above is the new LPNP Logo designed by Dalton Sellers. 000DPN4 Lake Panasoffkee Realty, Inc. P.O. Box 1099 154 CR 470 Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Phone: (352) 568-0568 FAX: (352) 793-6213 www.lakepanrealty.com 000Dq3m Catfish Johnnys SERVING GREAT FOOD FOR 20 YEARS Banquet Facility Available Open for Lunch and Dinner 2396 HWY. 470 LAKE PANASOFFKEE 352-793-2083 Every Tuesday Country Music Jams doors open at 10:30 am 352-793-8336 FAX SERVICES 352-793-8305 Family Owned and Operated 000DQ25 M-F 7:30 AM 5:30 PM S AT 8:00 AM 5:00 PM S UN 10 AM 4 PM NOW OPEN SUNDAYS 10AM 4 PM W e h a v e y o u r h a r d w a r e n e e d s a n d m o r e We have your hardware needs and more! 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P AGE A14SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 Panasoffkee happenings Lake Panasoffkee Neighborhood Project is partnered with other programs to bring Celebrate Recovery and Value Packed Parenting to Lake Panasoffkee. Free Celebrate Recovery, freedom from lifes hurts, hang-ups, and habits CR Celebration Night Friday Nights from 6:00 10:00 pm Everyone welcome! Please join us! 6:00 7:00 p.m. Inexpensive Dinner 7:00 8:00 p.m. Large Group Meeting (Praise & Worship, Teaching) 8:00 9:00 p.m. Open Share Recovery Groups 9:00 10:00 p.m. Crosstalk Caf (Dessert & Coffee) Step Study group Meets Tuesday Nights from 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Church of the Fishermen, 589 N CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, Fla., 33538. http://www.celebraterecovery.com RAISING KIDS WHO TURN OUT RIGHT: A PRACTICAL STRATEGY FOR POSITIVE PARENTING by T im K immel Jump in any time, Ongoing classes on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. 7 p.m. Free childcare provided. Church of The Fishermen, Lake Panasoffkee UMC, 589 N CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538. 1. PARENTING WITH A PURPOSE; Slowing Down the Pace of the Hurried Family 2. PARENTING BY MEETING MEEDS; Doing Your Best to Reveal Their Best 3. PARENTING WITH A PLAN; Laying Out the Blueprints for Raising Terrific Kids 4. PARENTING WITH A KIND HEART; Maintaining Control Without Becoming a Controller 5. PARENTING WITH PASSION; responding to the Challenge of the StrongWilled Child 6. PARENTIG BY EXAMPLE; Living Out Your Faith SO Your Children Can Develop Their Faith 7. PARENTING WITH COURAGE; Overcoming Obstacles with Five Smooth Stones 8. PARENTING BY GRACE; Giving Your Kids the Freedom to Discover Gods Best. the already downed trees in holes about two-feet deep, which allows for easy removal during the reenactment. There is a permanently placed breastwork at the park. Located across from the museum, it marks the actual site where the battle came to a close and the soldiers died. Other changes in this years event included a drummer playing tribute to the fallen soldiers and an increase in the number of food vendors. Rinck said lines in front of food concessions were still long, even though they doubled the number of food vendors. With the crowd and the busy Saturday, most of the sales for suttlers (vendors) was during a twohour period on Saturday. The money the society earned from this years event will be used to improve the sound system at the mound and to do some repair work on the limber which serves as a carriage or cart for the cannon, Rinck said. The cart holds both the cannon and its ammunition. While its designed to hold a cannonball box, they fill it with gunpowder charge. Rinck said they use one pound of gunpowder to get the blast each time they fire the cannon. The park offers a variety of events throughout the year, most at a great price for families and often at $3 per carload, with a limit of up to eight people per carload. Some of the annual fun includes a haunted hayride, Frontier Christmas, pine needle, birding and wild edibles workshops and night walks. Watch the Sumter County Times or contact the park for future events at 352-793-4781. BATTLE continued from Page 1 When the fighting was done and the smoke had cleared, only three of Dades 108 men had survived. Susan Graffweg, a native of Dade City, travels from Palatka to participate in the reenactment weekend. Photos by BRENDA LOCKLEARLeesburg scout troop 299, pictured above, worked their way through the Dade battle event, browsing wares on display by suttlers and learning from reenactors. H.L. Williams stands with his horse Silky at their campsite, where he provides visitors with history on the Black Seminoles. Williams is a longtime participant and Sumter County resident who plays the Native American scout for the U.S. military. Mike Nealey, pictured at left, was one of dozens of reenactors. He and his friends travelled from areas in north Florida to take part in the two-day event. Their cook fire included fresh meat on the spit, fresh herbs and a creamed corn mix.
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Bennett Case No: 60-2012-CA-000209 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION Case No.:60-2012-CA-000209 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP ; Plaintiff, vs. DIANE E. BENNETT, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 60-2012-CA-000209 of the Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, and, DIANE E. BENNETT, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Florida 33513, Florida, at the hour of 10:00 a.m., on the 31st day of January, 2013, the following described property: LOTS 38 AND 39, HOLIDAY SHORES, UNIT #2, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGE 32 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 14th day of December, 2012. (SEAL) GLORIA R HAYWARD, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk IMPOR T ANT If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator for the Courts within 2 working days of your receipt of your notice to appear in Court at: Lorna Barker (352)569-6088 January 10 & 17, 2013. 603-0110 SCT Vs. Robert J. Martin, SR Case No:2012CA001643AXMX Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:2012CA001643AXMX SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT J. MARTIN, SR. A/K/A ROBERT J. MARTIN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT J. MARTIN, SR. A/K/A ROBERT J. MARTIN; ROBERT J. MARTIN, TRUSTEE OF THE ROBERT J. MARTIN TRUST; BOWLINE VILLAS ON LAKE MINOA CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.; LAKESIDE LANDINGS MASTER ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 Whose residence(s) is/are: 5302 NE 104TH LN, OXFORD, FL 34484 YOU ARE HEREBY required to file your answer or written defenses, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: Condominium Unit No. 2-102, BOWLINE VILLAS ON LAKE MIONA CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1534, Pages 540 through 627, inclusive, of the Public Records of Sumter County, Florida. If you fail to file your response or answer, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida 33619-1328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. DATED at SUMTER County this 20th day of December, 2012. (SEAL) Gloria R. hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Lorna Barker, ADA Coordinator for the Courts within 2 working days of your receipt of your notice to appear in Court at (352) 569-6012. You can also use the online Florida State Courts System Title II ADA Accommodation Request Form. Once submitted, this will go to the appropriate ADA Coordinator in your county. January 3 & 10, 2013. 604-0110 SCT Vs. Robert J. Martin Case No: 60-2012-CA-001667 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:60-2012-CA-001667 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT MARTIN A/K/A ROBERT J. MARTIN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE ROBERT J. MARTIN TRUST LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: UNIT NO. 11-202, ANCHOR VILLAS ON LAKE MIONA, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 605-0110 SCT Wilma Marie Redding Case No: 2012CP000458 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.:2012CP000458 IN RE: ESTATE OF: WILMA MARIE REDDING Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WILMA MARIE REDDING, deceased, File Number 2012 CP 000458 is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 2587, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Florida 33513. The names and address 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 THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED 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 the first publicationof this Notice is January 3, 2013. Attorney for Personal Representative:Personal Representative: Randall N. ThorntonANN MARIE EVATT FL Bar No. 176505P.O. Box 497 P.O. Box 58 Oxford, FL 34484 Lake Panasoffkee, Florida 33538, (352) 793-4040 January 3 & 10, 2013.. 613-0117 SCTKudej Betsy S. 2012-CP-000437 Notice to CreditorsPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-000437 IN RE: ESTATE OF BETSY S. KUDEJ, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BETSY S. KUDEJ, deceased, File Number 2012 CP 000437 is pending in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Box 2587, Attn: Probate Division, 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 the decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent and 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 January 10th, 2013. Personal Representative: JUNE K. WRENN,1366 Witherspoon Path, The Villages, FL 32162 WILLIAM O. 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P AGE A16SUMTER C OUNTY (FL) T IMES T HURSDAY J ANUARY 10, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS Call Toll Free 1-877-676-1403 Fictitious Name Notices 614-0110 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of : Against the Wind Livestock Hauling located at PO Box 2224, Bushnell, Florida 33513, 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 Bushnell, this 4th day of January, 2013. /s/ Debra Jean Head and Clifton E Head Jr. owners Published (1) time in the Sumter County Times Jan.10th, 2013 Fictitious Name Notices Fictitious Name Notices 601-0110 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE 01/15/12 meeting Sumter County School Board The Sumter County School Board will meet on Tuesday, January 15, 2012 at 3:30 PM for Closed Hearings and at 5:30 PM for the Regular Sumter County School Board Public Meeting at 2680 West County Road 476, Bushnell, FL 33513. At 4:30 PM a reception will be held honoring Superintendent Richard A. Shirley as Florida Association of District School Superintendents 2013Superintendent of the Year. January 10, 2013. 608-0110 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE The regularly scheduled meetings for the Special Master Code Enforcement hearings for the City of Wildwood for 2013 shall be held once a month on the first Tuesday of each month beginning on January 8, 2013. Meetings will begin at 2:00 p.m. and will be held in the City Hall Commission Chamber, 100 North Main Street, Wildwood, FL unless otherwise advertised. NOTE: Be advised that any person who decides to appeal a decision of the Special Master is hereby notified that it will be necessary for you to provide your own verbatim recording of the meeting or any portion thereof. Chris Smalt Code Enforcement Officer-City of Wildwood, FL January 10, 2013. 612-0117 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District Five DeLand Office until 2:00 P.M. on Monday, February 5, 2013, for the following project: Proposal ID E5Q35 -Relocating side drains with mitered end sections, reworking shoulders, slopes, roadside ditches and performance turf (Sod) in Marion and Sumter County. Budget Estimate $674,208.00. No Certifications of Qualification are required for this project. Proposal ID Z5010 -Emergency Debris Removal -Natural Disaster in Brevard, Flagler, Lake Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia Counties. Prequalification or experience in Debris Removal required. Proposal ID Z5011 -Emergency Traffic Signal Repair and Emergency Generator Installation in Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia Counties. Prequalification or experience in Traffic Signals required. Proposal ID Z5012 -Emergency Signal and Multi Post Sign Repair in Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia Counties. Prequalification or experience in Highway Signing required. Complete letting advertisement information for these projects is available on our website at http://www.dot.state.fl.us/contractsadministrationdistrict5/ or by calling (386) 943-5525. January 10 & 17, 2013. 6150-110 SCT 1/16meeting Criminal Justice-W.T.I.PUBLIC NOTICE Withlacoochee Technical Institute PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING The Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commissions Region VI Training Council announces a public meeting in Ocala Florida to which persons are invited: DATE AND TIME: January 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m. PLACE: College of Central Florida 3001 SE College Rd Ocala FL 34474 PURPOSE: Review 2012-2013 Trust Fund Budget Approval of 2013-2014 Budget, and discussion of Training Courses. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by writing to Withlacoochee Technical Institute. Att: June Mann, 1201 W Main Street, Inverness, FL 34450 or email email@example.com January 10, 2013 Meeting Notices Meeting Notices Meeting Notices 606-0117 SCT Vs. Kenneth Weber Case No: 60-2009-CA-000944 Notice of Foreclosure SalePUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO60-2009-CA-000944 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. KENNETH WEBER; et al; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 7, 2012, and entered in Case No. 60-2009-CA-000944, of the Circuit Court of the 5TH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida. FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and KENNETH WEBER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENNETH WEBER IF ANY; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTATION SYSTEMS, INC.; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION OF SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 215 E. MCCOLLUM AVENUE, BUSHNELL, at 10:00 a.m., on the 31st day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, WILLOW CREEK SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 12, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 14th day of December, 20 12. (SEAL) GLORIA R. HAYWARD, As Clerk of said Court By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 209 North Florida Street, Bushnell, Fl 33513, Phone No. (352)568-6628 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Submitted by:Kahane & Associates, P.A., 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000, Plantation, FL 33324, Telephone: (954) 382-3486, Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: firstname.lastname@example.org, File No.10-19135 LBPS January 10 & 17, 2013. 607-0117 SCT Vs. Lori G. Collins Case No: 2009CA000848 Notice of Sale Pursuant to Chapter 45 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 2009CA000848 DIVISION NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CENTEX HOME EQUITY COMPANY, L.L.C., Plaintiff, vs. LORI G. COLLINS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 8, 2012, and entered in Case No.2009CA000848 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida in which Nationstar Mortgage, LLC. Successor by Merger to Centex Home Equity Company, L.L.C., is the Plaintiff and Lori G. Collins, Howard J Wolcott, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Sumter County, Florida at 10:00 a.m. on the 31st day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE EAST 1/2 OF BLOCK 20, NEW PLAT BUSHNELL, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 79, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 209 W NOBLE AVE, BUSHNELL, FL 33513-5415 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Sumter County, Florida this 13th day of November, 2012. (SEAL) Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Sumter County, Florida By:Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 10 & 17, 2013. 611-0117 SCT Vs. Erica Carley Nemeth Case No: 2012CA000907 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA UCN: 602012CA000907CAAXMX/ Ref Number:2012CA000907 GARY JOSEPH NEMETH Plaintiffs, vs. ERICA CARLEY NEMETH Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure in the Circuit Court of SUMTER County, Florida, the following real estate described as: Lots 1 and 2, Block 7, SUMTER GARDENS AND BUSHNELL PARK NO. 2, PLAT 70, 71, 72 AND 73, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 83, of the Public Records of Sumter County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH A 1997 BIRC Mobile Home, ID#49610391K,Title #79074310, RP Decal #12565098. will be sold at public sale to the highest and best bidder, for cash at 10:00 a.m., on the 31st day of January, 2013 at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. GLORIA R. HAYWARD Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 10 & 17, 2013. 689-0110 SCT VS. Donald Sisk Case No: 2012CA001057 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012CA001057 JIMMY M. SHEAROUSE, AS TRUSTEE OF THE JIMMY M. SHEAROUSE FAMILY TRUST DATED 9/23/09, Plaintiffs, vs. DONALD SISK AND SHERRY SISK, his wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that in accordance with the Final Judgment entered on November 28, 2012, in Civil Action No. 2012CA001057 of the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, in which Jimmy M. Shearouse, as Trustee of the Jimmy M. Shearouse Family Trust dated 9/23/09, is the Plaintiff, and Donald Sisk and Sherry Sisk, his wife, the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Sumter County Courthouse, Bushnell, Florida, at 10:00 a.m. on January 24, 2013, the following real property: Commence at the NW corner of the SE1/4 of Section 32, Township 19 South, Range 22 East, Sumter County, Florida, said point being the SW corner of Government Lot 2 of said Section, thence run North along the West Boundary of the NE1/4 of said Section and along the West Boundary of said Government Lot, a distance of 39.03 feet to a concrete monument, thence run South along the West boundary of said SE1/4 of Section 32, 893.62 feet to a concrete monument, thence run East 90 from said West boundary of SE1/4 of said Section 32, a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South parallel to said West boundary of said SE1/4 and along the East right of way line of NW 15 Terrace, a distance of 160.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South parallel to said West boundary a distance of 80.00 feet; thence East 90 to said West boundary, a distance of 105.00 feet, more or less, to the waters edge of Irving Canal, thence North along said waters, a distance of 80.00 feet to a point that bears East from the Point of Beginning, thence West a distance of 105.00 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginning. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: December 4, 2012. Gloria R. Hayward -Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 3 & 10, 2013. 690-0110 SCT VS. Ida Gonzalez Head Case No:2011CA000158 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011CA000158 BARRY SCOTT MANN and MELISSA MANN, his wife, Plaintiffs, vs. IDA GONZALEZ HEAD, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that in accordance with the Final Judgment entered on November 28, 2012, in Civil Action No. 2011CA000158 of the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, in which Barry Scott Mann and Melissa Mann, his wife, are the Plaintiffs, and Ida Gonzalez Head, the Defendant, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Sumter County Courthouse, Bushnell, Florida, at 10:00 a.m. on January 24, 2013, the following real property: Lots 18 and 19, Block 2, BUSHNELL PARK PLAT NO. 28, according to the plat thereof 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: December 4, 2012. Gloria R. Hayward -Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 3 & 10, 2013. 691-0110 SCT Vs. Recreation Specialties Case No: 602012CA000294 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 602012CA000294 RBC BANK (USA), a North Carolina banking corporation, successor by merger to Florida Choice Bank, Plaintiff, 692-0110 SCT Vs. Oscar Guerrero Case No: 60-2010-CA-000805 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:60-2010-CA-000805 BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. OSCAR GUERRERO A/K/A OSCAR L. GUERRERO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF OSCAR GUERRERO A/K/A OSCAR L. GUERRERO; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Sumter County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Sumter County, Florida, described as: LOTS 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, AND 88, NEW PLAT OF CENTER HILL, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 78, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS LOTS 4, 3, 2, 1, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18 ,17, AND 16, O.E. SMITH SUBDIVISION IN TOWN OF CENTER HILL, PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 75, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Judicial Center and Historic Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Room 327, Bushnell, FL at 10:00 a.m., on January 24, 2013. DATED THIS 6th DAY OF November, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 6th day of November, 2012. Gloria A. Hayward, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, Attorneys for Plaintiff If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Lorna Barker, ADA Coordinator for the Courts within 2 working days of your receipt of your notice to appear in Court at (352) 569-6012. You can also use the online Florida State Courts System Title II ADA Accommodation Request Form. Once submitted, this will go the appropriate ADA Coordinator in your county. January 3 & 10, 2013. 693-0110 SCT vs. Vs. Francisco Ramos Case No: 60-2010-CA-000861 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILDIVISION: CASE NO.:60-2010-CA-000861 ONEWESTBANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. FRANCISCO RAMOS; PIERCE HARDYREALESTATE, INC. F/K/A84 LUMBER COMPANY, ADISSOLVED CORPORATION; SUNTRUSTMORTGAGE, INC.; LINDAL. RAMOS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 26th day of October, 2012, and entered in Case No. 60-2010-CA-000861-XXXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 5TH Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida, wherein ONEWEST BANK, FSB is the Plaintiff and FRANCISCO RAMOS, PIERCE HARDYREALESTATE, INC. F/K/A84 LUMBER COMPANY, ADISSOLVED CORPORATION, SUNTRUSTMORTGAGE, INC., LINDAL. RAMOS, and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, 215 E. McCollum Ave. BUSHNELL, FL, 33513 10:00 AM on the 24th day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 44, OAK HILL, A/K/ALOT 3, BLOCK 5, WILDWOOD COUNTRYESTATES, PHASE 1, ASUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OR MAPTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 48 THROUGH 48F, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN INTERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL(352) 569-6952 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 1st day of November, 2012. (SEAL) GLORIAR. HAYWARD, Clerk Of The Circuit Court By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 3 & 10, 2013. 694-0110 SCT Vs. Patricia Bratton Case No: 2010-CA-000050-A0 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000050-A0 FLAGSTAR BANK FSB, Plaintiff, vs. PATRICIA BRATTON ; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that o the 24th of January, 2013 at 10:00 oclock the undersigned Clerk shall sell at public sale at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513 to the highest bider for cash, the property described as: TRACT 2, SUMTER GARDENS, PLAT II, AS PER PLAT THEREOF CONTAINED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 124, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. The aforesaid sale will be made pirsuant to the Final Judgement entered in CASE NO: 2010-CA-000050-A0 now pending in the Circuit Court of the Fufth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY OTHER THAN THE PROPER TY OWNER AS OF THE DA TE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DA YS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on December 18, 2012. (SEAL) CLERK OF THE COURT, Gloria R. Hayward By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 3 & 10, 2013. 697-0117 SCT Vs. Larry J. Lewis Case No: 2012 CA000347 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.:2012 CA000347 U.S. BANK, NATIONALASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR LEHMAN ABS MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACTSENIOR/SUBORDINATE ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATE TRUST, SERIES 2001-B, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, in its capacity as Servicing Agent, 7360 S. Kyrene Road Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, LARRYJ. LEWIS, Jr. A/K/ALARRYJ. LEWIS, BRANDYL. LEWIS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment For Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Sumter County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOT 8 INDIAN ESTATES, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 51 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2000 HOMES OF MERIT FOREST MANOR MOBILE HOME, SERIALNUMBER FLHMLCF1568-23425AB. Commonly known as: 2306 CR 423 LOT 8 LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FLORIDA 33538. on January 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the SUMTER COUNTYCOURTHOUSE LOCATED AT215 E. MCCOLLUM AVENUE,, BUSHNELLFLORIDA33513, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes., using the following method: Payment must be made in the form of cash, cashiers check, or money order payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. 698-0117 SCT vs. Jasper Smith Case No: 60-2009-CA-000227 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.60-2009-CA-000227 DIVISION: HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NAAC MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1, Plaintiff, vs. JASPER SMITH et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 25, 2012 and entered in Case No. 60-2009-CA-000227 of the Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NAAC MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1 is the Plaintiff and JASPER SMITH; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JASPER SMITH N/K/A CLAUDETTE SMITH N/K/A CLAUDETTE SMITH; JUMPER CREEK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1 N/K/A DEN DESORMO, and TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 215 EAST MCCOLLUM AVE. BUSHNELL, FL 33513 at 10:00AM, on the 31st day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 22, BLOCK B, JUMPER CREEK MANOR, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OF PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE(S) 5-5B, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2420 SE 75TH BOULEVARD, BUSHNELL, FL 33513 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 1, 2012. (SEAL) Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk F09027824 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities reuqesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact, Cheryl Creel (352) 568-6628 or (TDD) 800-955-8771. January 10 & 17, 2013. 699-0117 SCTVs. Michael G. Adams Case No: 60-2011-CA-001582 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2011-CA-001582 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2005-OPT2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OPT2, Plaintiff vs. MICHAEL G. ADAMS, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated October 10, 2012, entered in Civil Case Number 60-2011-CA-001582, in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2005-OPT2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-OPT2 is the Plaintiff, and MICHAEL G. ADAMS, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Sumter County, Florida, described as: Commence at the SW corner of SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 5, Township 19 South, Range 23 East, run thence South 89 degrees 57`30 East 420.00 feet along the 1/4 Section Line; thence North 0 degrees 02` West 266.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue North 0 degrees 02` West 118.25 feet; thence South 89 degrees 57`30 East 79.50 feet; thence South 0 degrees 02` East 118.25 feet; thence North 89 degrees 57`30 West 79.50 feet to the Point of Beginning, lying in Sumter County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513 at 10:00 AM, on the 31st day of January, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: December 14, 2012.. (SEAL) Gloria R. Hayward, Sumter County Clerk of Court, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Kallyn Wells January 10 & 17, 2013. Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADACoordinator for the Courts within 2 working days of your receipt of your notice to appear in Court at: Sumter County, Lorna Baker (352)569-6088. (SEAL) Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit CourtBy:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, ESQ. cc: The Citrus Co. Chronicle January 10 & 17, 2013. v. RECREATION SPECIALTIES, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, JOHN SANCHEZ, an individual, TOWING WORLD CLERMONT, INC., an administratively dissolved Florida corporation, and JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, as unknown tenants in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment dated November 7, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000294 of the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, I, Gloria Hayward, Clerk of the Courts for Sumter County, Florida, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, at 10:00 a.m. on the 24th day of January, 2013, the property described on the attached Exhibit A and Exhibit B, as set forth in said Final Judgment. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on November 13, 2012. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A The South 273.15 feet of Lot 6 of the Plat WILLARD PEEBLES INDUSTRIAL PARK as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 89, of the Public Records of Sumter County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Lot 6; thence North 89 degrees 56 minutes 24 seconds West along the South line of said Lot 6, 239.26 feet to the Southwest corner thereof; thence North 00 degrees 10 minutes 59 seconds East along the West line of said Lot 6, 273.15 feet; thence South 89 degrees 56 minutes 24 seconds East, 239.16 feet to a point on the East line of said Lot 6; thence South 00 degrees 09 minutes 49 seconds West along said East line, 273.15 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said lands situate in the City of Wildwood, Sumter County, Florida. EXHIBIT B A. All buildings, structures and improvements of every nature whatsoever now or hereafter situated on the real property described on Exhibit A (the Land), and all fixtures of every nature whatsoever now or hereafter owned by Recreation Specialties, LLC (the Mortgagor) and located in, on, or used or intended to be used in connection with or with the operation of the Land, buildings, structures or other improvements, including all extensions, additions, improvements, betterment, renewals, and replacements to any of the foregoing, and all of the right, title and interest of Mortgagor in any such fixtures subject to a conditional sales contract, chattel mortgage or similar lien or claim together with the benefit of any deposits or payments now or hereafter made by the Mortgagor or on its behalf. B.All casements, rights of way, strips and gores of land, streets, ways, alleys, passages, sewer right, water, water courses, water rights and powers, and all estates, rights, titles, interests, privileges, liberties, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or appertaining to any of the property herein above described, or which hereafter shall in any way belong, relate or be appurtenant thereto, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by Mortgagor, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, profits thereof, and all the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever, at law as well as in equity, of Mortgagor of, in and to the same, including but not limited to all judgments, awards or damages and settlements hereafter made resulting from condemnation proceedings or the taking of the Mortgaged Property or any part thereof under the power of eminent domain, the alteration of the grade of any street or for any damage (whether caused by such taking or otherwise) to any of the property herein above described or any part hereof, or to any appurtenance thereto, and all proceeds of any sales or other dispositions of any of the property herein above described or any part thereof. C.All rents, royalties, issues, profits, revenue, income and other benefits from the Land or any of the other property herein above described. D.All right, title and interest of Mortgagor in and to any and all leases now or hereafter on or affecting the Mortgaged Property, together with all security therefor and all moneys payable thereunder, provided, however, the foregoing assignment of any lease shall not be deemed to impose upon Mortgagee any of the obligations or duties of Mortgagor provided in any such lease, and Mortgagor agrees to fully perform all obligations of the lessor under all such leases, and E. All goods, instruments, documents, chattel paper, accounts, contract rights and general intangibles (as such terms are defined in the Uniform Commercial Code) now or hereafter located on, used in the development or operation of, arising from any business operated on the Mortgaged Property, including, but not limited to (i) all property, equipment and fixtures affixed to or located on the Mortgaged Property, which, to the fullest extent permitted by law, shall be deemed fixtures and a part of the Land, (ii) all articles of personal property and all materials delivered to the Mortgage Property for the use and operation of said property or for use in any construction being conducted thereon, and owned by Mortgagor, (iii) any and all rights and benefits of Mortgagor relating to the Mortgaged Property, including, but not limited to, construction contracts, service contracts, advertising contracts, purchase orders, equipment leases, general intangibles, actions and rights of action, deposits by or with Mortgagor, prepaid expenses, permits, licenses, insurance proceeds, and prepaid insurance premiums, (iv) all right, title and interest of the Mortgagor in all tradenames hereinafter used in connection with the use of the Mortgaged Property, and (v) all proceeds, products, replacements, additions, substitutions, renewals and accessions of any of the foregoing. #11752781_v1 January 3 & 10, 2013. TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1486, PAGE 370 THROUGH 458, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before February 1, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the (Please publish in THE SUMTER COUNTY TIMES) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL (352) 569-6952 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 20th day of December, 2012. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk January 3 & 10, 2013.
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