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Thursday, December 12, 2013Volume 127 Number 50Established in 1881 50 Cents E-mail us: news@sctnews.comFor more news, videos, photos Visit us: sumtercountytimes.comTIMES NEXT WEEK QUICK CLICKSUMTER COUNTY HOLIDAY EVENTS PHOTOS The Nov. 26 robbery of a Wildwood bank is believed to have launched a series of bank robberies throughout Central Florida. Since the robbery of the Wildwood branch of BB&T Bank, 837 S. Main Street, seven other bank robberies in Central Florida and on the east coast of the state are believed to have been committed by the same suspect who demanded money at the Wildwood bank, according to Wildwood Police Det. Donnie Smith. Since the Wildwood robbery, the FBI, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and multiple law enforcement agencies have joined together to attempt to capture the suspect, Smith said. He is believed to be traveling the major roadways throughout central and eastern Florida and robbing banks along his route. He is believed to be staying at hotels and motels along the way rather than working from his home. Despite attempts to collect additional information from the public about the Wildwood robbery, few clues to the suspects identity have surfaced, Smith said Monday. Investigators are still trying to determine what type of vehicle was involved in the robbery. Someone had to have seen the getaway car, Smith said. They just havent related it to the robbery. The Wildwood robbery happened about 3:41 p.m. when there were no customers inside, according to police. The lone suspect entered the bank and presented a handwritten note to the bank teller demanding money. The note also implied that the suspect had a handgun although no gun was every displayed. After receiving the money, he ordered the teller to enter the bank vault and shut the door. The teller obeyed and Florida National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nations veterans this upcoming weekend. The U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club is coordinating the event at the cemetery from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, to honor veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marine as well as Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action (POW/MIA). People interested in volunteering to place the wreaths on the gravesites are encouraged to arrive at 8:30 a.m. Following the wreath-laying, attendees are invited to gather at the flag pole assembly area at 11:30 a.m. for the ceremony and wreath presentation at noon. If you are unable to attend, please participate by taking a moment of silence at noon to reflect on the sacrifices made by BOBREICHMAN Editor See WREATH, Page 2 Photos by Martin SteeleCounty and state officials rentlyl celebrated completion of renovations of the Historic Sumter County Courthouse with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the courthouses front steps. Left to right are County Commissioners Don Burgess and Al Butler, then Margaret Tarver, director, Civil Division of Clerk of Circuit Courts Office, with Fifth Judicial State Attorney Brad King and County Commissioner Don Hahnfeldt. With the addition of some new handrails and a fresh coat of varnish, the oak stairways of the Historic Sumter County Courthouse were preserved during recent renovations of the building. Wreath event planned Courthouse Renovation completed Sumter County officials last week celebrated the completion of an extensive renovation project for the Historic Courthouse in Bushnell, marking the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the front steps of the courthouse. During the ceremony, County Commissioner Al Butler said that the project was quite a challenge for the county. Many counties are not renovating their courthouses, converting them to museums and such, Butler said. But, this building has a special meaning to the citizens of the county. It probably cost more to renovate than to build from scratch, he said, noting that the county tried to keep the architecture of the MARTINSTEELE Times Correspondent Inspection conducted for junior officers Navy Junior Reserve Office Traning Corps (NJROTC) cadets at South Sumter High School recently participated in an area managers inspection. The event was held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the football stadium at South Sumter High School. The Area Managers Inspection is an annual event where the area manager or a designate inspects the unit for readiness compliance with the Naval Service Training Command regulations. Commander Dirk Herbert, U.S. Navy retired, the area seven manager, conducted the inspection.For more photographs of the inspection, please see Page 11. See RENOVATE,Page 6 Bank robber strikes repeatedly Please see BANK Page 2 Photos by James RodmanNJROTC cadets honored at the inspection are (from right to left) Troye Joiner, Sean Fussell, Mikayla Morgan, Ravian Inherst, Marie Rodman, Wyatt Smith, Binky Weller and Michael Wolfe. Not show are Brandon Reyes and Julian Somers. Surveillance image of suspect from BB&T bank.

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PAGEA2SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 To Advertise Here, Call (352) 793-2161 To Advertise Here, Call (352) 793-2161 the men and women of our armed forces. Florida National Cemetery is located at 6502 S.W. 102nd Ave., Bushnell. The Worcester Wreath Company, through a campaign called Wreaths Across America, began donating holiday wreaths in tribute to veterans laid to rest at VAs 131 national cemeteries and state Veterans cemeteries in 2006. Since 1992, they have donated wreaths for gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery. WREATHcontinued from Page 1 the suspect then fled the facility. He is believed to be between 5 feet 5 and 5 feet 7, weighing between 160 and 180 pounds. He believed to be white or Hispanic between 25 and 35 years old. Anyone with information about the crime can contact Smith at Wildwood Police Department, 330-1355 or email smithdc@flcjn.net or information can be provided to CrimeLine at 800-423-TIPS (8477). BANK continued from Page 1 Friday, Dec. 13, will be a lucky day for an adult scholarship recipient in Sumter County. The Sumter Adult Education Center has partnered with the United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties to offer scholarships, worth up to $375, for qualified applicants who enroll in the new HVAC course. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry is a high demand field. Classes will begin on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 and will meet Monday-Thursday from 5:30 9:30 p.m. for 18 weeks at the Sumter Professional Center in Wildwood. Limited seating is available. Participants will benefit from the instruction of experts currently working in the HVAC field and will be able to participate in hands-on lab experiences that are supported by local HVAC businesses and vendors. Additionally, individuals who complete the program will earn Workforce Ready Certification in a setting that is close to home! More information on classes and scholarships is available by visiting: The Sumter Adult Education Center, 1425 C.R. 526 A, Sumterville, or by calling: 793-5719, and by visiting the Sumter Professional Center, 200 Cleveland Ave., Wildwood, or by calling: 748-1510, extension 200. Cool news in Sumter County E XTENDED H OLIDAY H OURS : D EC 16-23 Open till 8PM. We will close at 6PM on Christmas Eve. (352) 569-WEST (9378) (352) 569-WEST (9378) 2249 W C-48 Rd., Bushnell, FL 33513 CY WESTERN HAS LAYAWAY! Dec. 12 th -18 th 2013 Dec. 12 th -18 th 2013 Ladies Jeans 25% OFF 25% OFF (In stock only) Men s Cinch, Wrangler Retro & 20X Jeans 25% OFF 25% OFF (In stock only) 000GQXH All Belts & Wallets 15% OFF 15% OFF (In stock only) 000FBFQ CARPET DEPOT & MORE CARPET DEPOT CARPET DEPOT & MORE & MORE More Than Just A Flooring Store Carpet Hardwood Laminates Vinyl Tile Area Rugs Binding Remnants State Certified Minority Business 303 N. 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Tuesday, Dec. 3Jessica T. Olaughlin, 19, Sumterville, arrested for battery. Cory Alexander Southern, 28, The Villages, arrested for probation violation. Lisa Ward, 39, Webster, arrested on an out-ofcounty warrant. James Alexander Wilkins, 39, The Villages, arrested for probation violation.Wednesday, Dec. 4Richard Earl Goodman, 26, Wildwood, arrested on five counts of sexual assault. Raymond Martin Pate, 48, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested for withholding support.Friday, Dec. 6Adolph Joseph Kovar, 86, The Villages, arrested for driving under the influence. Alta Beth Risen, 35, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested for possession of marijuana and drug equipment, probation violation and smuggling contraband into detention facility.Saturday, Dec. 7Natasha N. Knowles, 21, Wildwood, arrested for dealing in stolen property. Justin E. Brown, 25, Wildwood, arrested for dealing in stolen property. Bryce D. Gamble, 37, Oxford, arrested for probation violation and withholding support. Lisa Ann Ramsey, 49, Lake Panasoffkee arrested for possession of marijuana and drug equipment and driving under the influence. Jay Creley Rhodes, 28, Bushnell, arrested for battery.Sunday, Dec. 8Michael Lee Hunter, 48, Bushnell, arrested for burglary and battery. Demetrius L. Johnson, 22, Wildwood, arrested for probation violation. Michael Paul Tuberville, 53, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested on an out-of-county warrant.Monday, Dec. 9Christopher M. Masi, 26, Lake Panasoffkee, arrested for possession of drugs and drug equipment and driving while license suspended.SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013, PAGEA3 ESTABLISHED1881(USPS#535-880)GIVEUSACALL NewsDepartment..............352-793-2161 Circulation..................1-888852-2340 RetailAdvertising....... ....... 352-793-2161 ClassifiedAdvertising..TollFree1-877-676-1403 Fax.......................... 352-793-1486 TheSumterCountyTimesispublishedThursdays, 52timesayear,forasubscriptionpriceof $25.00peryearinSumterCountyby:SUMTERCOUNTYTIMES204E.McCollumAve. Bushnell,Florida33513 Deadlines:Displayadvertising Proof.................... Fridayat3:00p.m. Final....................Mondayat3:00p.m. ClassifiedAdvertising.........TuesdayatnoonPeriodicalPostagepaidatBushnell,Florida,and atadditionalmailingoffices. POSTMASTER:SENDADDRESSCHANGESTO SUMTERCOUNTYTIMES. SUMTER COUNTY MOST WANTED Obadiah DePratter, 38 3825 Pepper Tree Lane, Wildwood One count driving with license suspended or revoked Debra Jo North, 24 5310 N.E. 136th Pl., Oxford One count grand theft stolen property One count cruelty to animals Terrence Reachea Green, 30 715 W Noble Ave., Bushnell One count driving w/license suspended; one count sale of marijuana; two counts sale of cocaine/possession of cocaine. Jahmar Rih, 29 5447 C.R. 144, Wildwood One count uttering forged instrument; one ount grand theft $300. Thomas Gerwig, 56 3934 C.R. 656, Webster One count driving with license suspended or revoked Jay Tamar McCook, 31 306 S. Pine St., Bushnell One count sale of cocaine w/in 1,000 feet place of worship; two counts possess cocaine w/int sell w/in 1000 feet place of worship; two counts sale of marijuana w/in 1,000 feet place of worship; one count possess of marijuana w/int sell w/in 1,000 feet of place of worship. Ricardo Anthony Gonzalez III, 27 10247 S.W. 60th Terrace, Bushnell One count cultivation of marijuana; one count grand theft $300 or more. One count no motor vehicle registration Madilyn Shea Garrens, 28 500 2nd Ave., Wildwood One count petit theft Michael Donzero, 24 7384 C.R. 647, bushnell Randy Sean Cunitz, 24 3106 C.R. 421, Lake PanasoffkeePolice reports A Lake Panasoffkee woman found sitting on a major roadway last Friday ended up awakened by a sheriffs deputy and taken to jail on drug charges. Alta Beth Risen, 35, was charged with possession of synthetic marijuana and paraphernalia, introducing contraband into detention facility and violation of probation. She was place in the Sumter County Detention Center with bond set at $7,500. Risen was found shortly after midnight sitting on the fog line on the northbound travel lane of County Road 470, near County Road 413. Deputy Matthew Reeves saw her sleeping upright, according to the deputys report. She was sitting Indian style with her head down in her lap and her left shoe was off, according to the report. She was sitting in a way where I and other vehicles had to swerve into the southbound lane to keep from hitting her. When Reeves approached Risen, he saw several prescription bottles and other miscellaneous items lying on the ground near her. The deputy also reported that portions of marijuana joints were by her lap on the ground. The deputy was able to awaken Risen and she walked stumbling and swaying to the patrol car where she kept going through her purse to find cigarettes and her cell phone, the report states. She also pulled out additional prescription bottles, one containing a green herb that later tested positive for synthetic marijuana. She was arrested and taken to jail where she was asked if she had anything else illegal in her possession. 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PAGEA4SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 Celebrate Christmas, then plan for some worthwhile events Yes, were in the middle of the Christmas season with parades, festivals and frontier fun. While its a wonderful time for family and friends, there are some other events in the future that you might want to start thinking about. For example, Relay for Life teams have been forming for several weeks now. Hopefully youve noticed the Why I Relay columns in the Sumter County Times. The column is designed to share with readers, why specific team members participate in the event and why they believe its important to support the fundraiser. The Relay for Life gives groups of friends or family plenty of time to collect funds in the battle against cancer and then even offers an overnight gathering of fun and remembrance a chance to honor loved ones. Shari Bare, Patco in Coleman, serves as chair of this years Relay. Theres little doubt that we all know someone who has battled cancer. And chances are good that someone we know has benefited from the current level of treatment or technology available in that battle. Treatment and technology that would not be available today, if not for the people willing to take part in creating fundraisers like Relay. Make a difference, gather a team! Also, keep your eyes on the Times for information about the annual Chili Cook Off that will be held in February in Bushnell. The event is a great fundraiser for the Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville. Teams compete to win the title of best chili while all the proceeds from the event go to the Hospice House. The Times will provide additional information about both these worthwhile events in upcoming editions. To a great seasonThe South Sumter Raiders football team had a great season this year, and accomplished feats far beyond expectation. The success of the team did not only come from hard work and great coaching, but the outstanding support from the community. On behalf of the captains of the Raiders we would like to thank Bushnell Assembley of God and First Baptist Bushnell for your amazing homecooked meals for pregame. The whole team benefited tremendously from your heart felt efforts. To all the fans who believed in us, and traveled to are away games no matter what the distance, we would like to extend our appreciation for all that you do to support us. This years undefeated regular season would not have been achieved without this great community, and the whole football team could not be more appreciative of your encouragement. Captains Xavier Story, Joey Mohler, Ladovick Gibson and Brandon Anderson Charlene Allen (second from left), poses with her husband Jim (far left) and Sumter County Judge Tom Skidmore and his wife April. Allen is retiring from the Sumter County Sheriffs Office and was honored at a party last Friday. The party was hosted at the Sumter County Sheriffs Office administration building, where Allen received several gifts, including a watch and plaque from Sumter Sheriff Bill Farmer.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.PublisherGerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Bob Reichman204 E. McCollum Ave. Bushnell, Fl. 33513Member Florida Press AssocationThe opinions expressed in Sumter County Times editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board.Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail. Phone numbers will not be printed or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters must be no longer than 450 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, The Sumter County Times, 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Fla., 33513, or e-mail news@sctnews.com.OPINIONS INVITED Sumter County TimesOpinionLetter to the editor Grace notes Recently, a local church pastor stopped by the newsroom to talk about depression his. He had just come through a second bout of it and thought it was important to tell people that Christians and Christian pastors are not immune to it. Its not a character thing; its a chemical, brain thing, he said. He called his depression a dark night of the soul. It made him tired and unable to eat, doubtful of Gods love for him, although not Gods existence. He said he felt guilty getting up and preaching on Sundays, encouraging people when he felt discouraged. Things were dark, but he was never suicidal, he said. I told him that a few years back I had gone through something that might be depression, although for me it was never a dark pit of hopelessness, but more like a constant, dulling fog. I was sad, sort of, but I didnt cry. Instead, Id go to Wal-Mart a lot and push a cart around, thinking about buying pajamas because what I really wanted to do was go to bed. Maybe it wasnt true depression. Maybe it was depressionlite. Depressionish. Not enough to check myself into a hospital but enough to feel like I was in a fog and unable to see clearly, feeling out of sorts and out of touch. Depression-lite isnt as obvious as a dark night of the soul or the black hole that swallows some people, but its real nonetheless. According to the World Health Organization, depression is the second most common cause of disability after cardiovascular disease and is on-track to be number one within 10 years. As many as 25 percent of people in the U.S. will experience some form of depression during their lifetime. Mine lasted about a year. During that time I had a hard time getting to church. Id get into my car and try to get to a particular intersection. If I made it that far without turning around I knew I could make it into the building, and if I made it into the building, I knew Id stay. However, more often I wouldnt couldnt make it to my regular spot down front. Id sit somewhere way in the back, praying to be invisible. A Christianity Today report said depression is in part a withdrawal by the weary into an inner world, an attempt to create a protective cocoon against real-world demands. Thats how I felt as I still went to work, still wrote my column every week, still told you all about Gods mercy and grace, still believing it was true, just not quite feeling it through the fog. Years ago, we lived on the Monterey Bay in California, where the summers are foggy and cold. Sometimes it would stay foggy all week. One time I had to drive through fog that was so dense I could barely see, which was quite scary. All I could do was stay behind the car in front of me with my eyes fixed on its taillights, praying all the way. After about 10 or so miles, the fog lifted and I was never so happy to see daylight. During the Monterey summers, when the fog would finally burn off I would grab towels and sand toys and head to the beach with my girls. Wed wade through the tide pools looking for crabs, watch the sea otters on their backs in the water cracking open abalones on their bellies or watch people hand gliding over the bay. I rejoiced when the fog lifted. I loved the feel of hot sunshine on my face and bare arms. After days on end of grayness you forget how good it is to be warmed by the sun. You forget that there could be anything different, anything better. You forget that the sun is always there, above the gray and the cold, damp mist. However, I never completely forgot, and neither did the pastor who came to see me. Thats because God never leaves his children without hope, never leaves his children alone, even when it feels like it. The psalmist cried out to God in his distress and God sent thunder and lightning, hurled spears and reached from heaven deep into the deepest pit, pulled him out and set him safely in a spacious place because he delighted in me (Psalm 18). In the deepest darkness, in the thickest fog, even in depression-lite, God is still there, still able to save, still holding out hope, still loving his own.Nancy Kennedy is the author of Move Over, Victoria I Know the Real Secret, Girl on a Swing, and her latest book, Lipstick Grace. She can be reached at 352-5642927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at nkennedy@chronicleonline.c om. Daylight after the fog lifts Nancy Kennedy Special to theTimes Retiring ...

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past. Some of the buildings new occupants were also present at the event. Its really nice, said Margaret Tarver, director of the Civil Division of the Clerk of Circuit Courts office. Her section will be occupying third-floor offices in one of the latest additions to the original courthouse. Tarver said her department has moved a number of times during the past several years and that condition of the buildings often with leaking roofs were often not very good. Fifth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Brad King has moved into the courthouse and will have offices on the first floor in what is historically the first addition to the courthouse. King told commissioners he is happy to be in the building. His staff moved from a small, crowded building on the north side of Bushnell, where theyve been located for many years. King has lobbied the commission for more than 20 years in an effort to get a more workable environment for his staff. Included in the renovation was upgrades to plumbing, restrooms, electrical, and fire protection. The historic courtroom, renovated more than a decade ago, has been maintained in its original character. County Commissioner have announced that they will begin Jan. 14, 2014, holding commission meetings in the courtroom. A noticeable change to the interior of the courthouse is the many doorways that have been installed throughout the corridors and hallways of the old building. The original woodframed windows were replaced with efficient, modern windows while maintaining the original design. A rear stairway tower was removed with the addition of the secure entry vestibule which serves both the Sumter County Judicial Center and the Historic Courthouse. One of the more visible changes to the exterior was the addition of a corridor between the Sumter County Jail and the security vestibule. This addition closed East Anderson Avenue in the vicinity of the courthouse. Other work on the Historic Courthouse included roof improvements and replacement of brick mortar joints on the exterior walls. There are also significant changes to the courthouse grounds, including removal of palm trees, new sod, new foundation plantings and the installation of new trees and beds of blooming plants. And, the old well and pitcher pump that stood beside North Florida Street at the front of the courthouse grounds was removed during the changes. The project also included improvements in the Sumter County Jail a new interior in the custody hearing room and a new training area. It also involved restoration of brick walls and some roof areas on the newer Judicial Center. In all, the project carried an $8-million price tag. The original, Historic Courthouse, was completed in 1914 with a contracted price of $49,759, according to the countys website. PAGEA6SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 Although the Historic Sumter County Courthouse underwent many changes and improvements during recent renovations, the appearance of the original courtroom was mostly preserved. Along with wiring, plumbing and fire protection upgrades, the 1914-vintage courthouse got new, modern windows and doors that mostly maintained the historic appearance of the structure RENOVATEcontinued from Page 1 Please come join the fun for the 4th Annual Spice it up for Hospice Chili Cook Off! This fun and family oriented event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the new downtown Bushnell Park. Hours are from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. This is an annual fund raiser to benefit the Lane Purcell Hospice House in Sumterville. All proceeds raised from the Chili Cook Off will benefit the Lane Purcell Hospice House and patient care. The entry fee to submit your winning chili is only $20 If you are not a chili cook, then come participate by purchasing a $5 armband, which gets you a chili pepper necklace, and a taste and vote for your favorite chili! Come support those that have worked so hard to prepare their own chili recipes. For more information, contact Susan Bennett at Cornerstone Hospice, (888-728-6234) office, or call Susan Noell, Advisory Board member, evenings at 352-793-2835, or request entry forms by emailing to snoell@embarqmail.com Annual chili cook off set for February 000GQYY 000GCK3

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SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013, PAGEA7 Boxes get loaded into the Grand Knights SUV for delivery to the post office. Shown are Frank Cleary and Jim Lago. After a job well done, Knights and Ladies of St. Lawrence Church of Bushnell pause for a group photo. Packing it up for the troops Knights of Columbus and the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Bushnell recently packed 55 boxes filled with a variety of items and sent them to military troops. A generous contribution made by the American Legion included helping to pay the postage for the packages which amounted to more than $800. The boxes are stacking up. Jim Lago, Frank Cleary and Allen Hanzel are shown stacking them high. Father Waldemar of St. Lawrence Church happily packed boxes for hours. This group of ladies are busy filling in address labels to attach to the boxes, everyone had a job to do. Shown in this photo are: Pat Fant, Pat Beckford, Fran Barney, Jane Hamilton, Sharon Fritchey and Nancy Ramirez. Boxes are filled with lots of goodies, smiles, love and best wishes. Shown are: June Cleary, Carol Skelly, Laura Lago and Father Waldemar.

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PAGEA8SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 BRENDA LOCKLEAR/Sumter County TimesThe Cash, Nelson and Burt families celebrated an official event recently. Colin Cash (center, third from right) is shown with his arm around his daughter Christina Louise Cash, on the lawn of the Sumter County Courthouse recently. After years of serving as Christinas dad in the stepfather capacity since 2006 and as an influence in the two years before their marriage, Cash legally adopted the teenager, legally making them father and daughter. Theyre shown with Christinas paternal grandparents (starting left and back row) Linda and Ron Burt; her paternal aunt, Carlie Nelson and her paternal granddad Merel Nelson; her mom Tina Cash and her paternal grandmother, Debbie Nelson, both at right. Front row, left to right are Christinas siblings Trinity, Timothy (held by Carlie Nelson) and David Cash, holding his dads hand. A special occasion ... 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 000FBGL WEBSTER 000FBGV SUMTERVILLE Sumterville United Methodist Church OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER 2565 CR 522 1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301 Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m. Pastor Charles Tomberlin All children are invited. 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 000FBGU LAKE PANASOFFKEE Indian Hill Baptist Church Indian Hill Baptist Church Pastor Irwin Mitzell 7819 CR 633, Bushnell West 476 between 476B & 575 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service . . 7:00 pm Youth Group 000FBG6 BUSHNELL WILDWOOD 000FBFY 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 4:45 P D AILY M-S AT 8:00 A M ASS T IMES & D IRECTIONS : 330-0028 Office: 330-0220 5323 E CR 462 www.sumtercatholic.org (Discover the Difference!) 4.3 Miles West of I-75 on Hwy 4 8 Classic Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 A.M. Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 A.M. Celebration Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:45 A.M. Wednesday Evening: New Community Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30 P.M. New Community Worship/Student Activities....... 6:30 P.M. Wahoo Baptist Church 000FBFS WAHOO www.wahoochurch.org 35 2 793-6015 Sunday : PAUL ALONSO PASTOR St. Francis Episcopal Church 313 N. Grace Street (At US 301) P.O. Box 566, (352) 793-3187 Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Sunday Sunday School 10 a.m. AA meets Thursdays at 8 p.m. 000FBGI BUSHNELL BUSHNELL First United Methodist Church O FFERING OUR COMMUNITY Faith, Hope & Love SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:30 A M WORSHIP 11 A M Jeffery Thomas, Pastor B OY S COUTS M ON 6:30 P M C UB S COUTS T UES 6:30 P M C ADET G IRL S COUTS W ED 6:30 P M 221 W. Noble Ave. 793-3221 000FBGN 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 000FBGR First Baptist Church of Bushnell BUSHNELL 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 000FBGJ BUSHNELL 000FBFP Pastor Marguerite Matthews 352-793-3438 Pastor Marguerite Matthews 352-793-3438 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 000FBG4 LAKE PANASOFFKEE 000FBG2 WEBSTER Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 PM First Baptist Church of Webster 1/4 mile east of 471 on SE 1st Ave. First Church of GodAffiliation: Anderson, IN793-3455105 E. Central Ave. P.O. Box 1128, Bushnell, FL 33513Sunday 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 793-3534000FBG8 BUSHNELL BUSHNELL THE BUSHNELL PRESBYTERIA N CHURCH USA 323 N. BROAD (Corner of W. Dade & N. Broa d Church School: 9:15 A M Public Worship: 10:30 A M WEDNESDAY: Bible Study 10:00 A M 352-793-4202 000FBGA 746924 000FBI6 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 Doyle Alfred Story, 74Doyle Alfred Story, 74, of Groveland, Fla., was born Oct. 3, 1939, in Bay Lake and died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Doris M. Story of Groveland. Visitation was at Bay Lake Baptist Church Wednesday, Dec. 4. A funeral service was at the church Thursday, Dec. 5, with Reverend Darrell Sheeley officiating. Burial followed at Empire Cemetery, Groveland. Online condolences may be left at www.beyersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg.James L. Spetz, 85James L. Spetz, 85, The Villages, Fla., died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at his home. He was born May 28, 1928, in Toledo, Ohio. Jim is survived by his wife of 39 years, Susan (Fisher); children, Susan Maimone, Janet Spetz (Rick), Lee, Nancy and Elise Gammalo (Dino); and step-children, Bill Dubusker (Barbara), Bruce Longbrake (Debbie), and Beth Longbrake. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/PageTheus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Richard Lee Mason Sr., 68Richard Lee Mason Sr., 68, of Brooksville, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at the Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville. He was the husband of Stella Mason for 45 years. Born in Ybor City he was a son of the late Joseph Mason and Margaret Mason of Tampa. He retired from the University of South Florida in the physical plant department after 37 years. After his retirement from USF, he was a project manager in the construction industry for various contractors and was the project manager for the VA National Cemeteries including Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, the Sarasota National Cemetery, The Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Pennsylvania and others. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Stella; and son, Rick and his wife Kelly of Bonifay; and daughter, Christine Witherell of Spring Hill. He is the grandfather of Robert Hodge, Jr., Cassie Witherell, Heather Mason, and Serena Witherell. He is also survived by a brother, James Mason of Land O Lakes; and sister, Joe Ann Jackson of Tampa; and many family and friends. The funeral service will be Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Hope Community Bible Church, 13241 Spring Hill Dr., Spring Hill, FL 34609 at 2 p.m., followed by interment at the Indian Hill Cemetery, Bushnell. To sign the guest book please visit: www.turnerfuneralandcremation.com. Turner Funeral Homes (352) 796-3588. Ruth Esther Gilmore, 87Ruth Esther Gilmore, 87, of Wildwood, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Mrs. Gilmore was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Medford, Mass. Survivors include her loving husband of 67 years, Hugh; daughter, Katherine Alberghal of Colorado Springs, Colo. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. Sumter obituaries Church calendar Fairways Christian Church Fairway will conduct a special Bible study entitled Special Christmas Lesson on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Fairways movie night will be held on Friday, Dec. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The movie is The Christmas Child. On Sunday, Dec. 22, Fairway members and also non-members will visit shut-ins and sing Christmas carols. Meet at the church at 5 p.m. Two Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion services will be held at Fairway Christian Church on Dec. 24 at 4:30 and 6 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner Want to satisfy your inner Italian yearnings? Good news. The Church of the Fishermen is hosting a spaghetti dinner on Dec. 13 from 4 7 p.m. The cost of the dinner will be $7 and it will include spaghetti, salad, bread, coffee, iced tea and a dessert. Please call 352793-3438 with any questions. Paths of Grace Church of God Paths of Grace Church of God, in Lake Panasoffkee, is inviting crafters to participate in the second annual Country Christmas Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 14, in Lake Panasoffkee. Spaces are limited. They are $25 each. For more information and application please call Louis at 643-0005. Amplify Student Ministries Amplify Student Ministries is for students in grades 6-12. Bible study, contests, music, basketball, prayer, food, friends and more! Join us Sunday evenings at 5:30 at Oxford Assembly of God, located on Hwy 301, just north of 466. Call Daniel Hahn, Youth Pastor, at 748-6124 for more information. 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 spadg777@aol.com or call (352)748-6124. Sunday Sing In every month with five Sundays, Indian Hill Baptist Church opens its doors to the local community for a 5th Sunday Sing. Please join us as we worship our Lord with a musical program followed by an opportunity to enjoy some great food and make new friends in our Fellowship Hall. Sunday School 9:45 10:45 a.m. Worship Service at 11 a.m. Prayer and worship Prayer and praise worship services are every Sunday evening in the Microtel Meeting Room, Bushnell, doors open at 7 p.m. Minister Dwayne Barron is one who knows and understands challenges and life struggles. As a young man, Minister Barron found himself on the wrong side of the law. So, today, he thinks to pay tribute to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as the national holiday approaches. Recently on Sunday, Sept.8, at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal ChurchRoyal, Minister Barron performed one of Dr. Kings speeches as a special tribute in recognition of the Civil Rights March on Washington50th Anniversary. Also, he shared Dr. Kings words at the Community Of Royal, Inc.s 1st Perlo Rice Fall Festival in October. When, first, I heard Minister Barron recite one of Dr. Kings famous speeches my hairs on my back stood at attention, says Steele, Founder of Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. It was as if Dr. King, himself, was among us. Immediately, I began to understand how Dr. Kings words could set a nation into actionhow inspirational. Minister Barrons delivery, tone, mannerism and expressions were effortless and very powerful. Steele continues. Minister Barron has committed to memory Dr. Kings I Have A Dream, The Mountain Top and the speech that propelled Dr. Kings involvement with the Civil Rights Movement. It is not my desire to just memorize Dr. Kings words then recite them, but to let the words that inspired me to uplift my lifehelp to inspire others to do the same. Minister Dwayne Barron. For more information, call Minister Dwayne and Mrs. Karen Barron at 352399-1372 or 352348-2105. Local man embodies the words of Dr. King Dwayne Barron Email your church news to: news@sctnews.com

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Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. presents their Royal Historical Enrichment & Art Program (RHEAP) Holiday 2013 Break Feeding & Activities. The program will be enriched with culture, history, art and fun. The program will be offered during the Sumter District Schools Holiday break at the Alonzo A. Young, Sr. Enrichment & Historical Center, 9569 County Road 235, Wildwood, MondayTuesday, Dec. 30 Dec. 31, and Thursday Friday, Jan. 23, 2014, 11 a.m.3 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents to ensure that their children are involved in a safe, controlled, structured and enriching environment while out of school. Our program is open to all students, up to 12th grade, and were planning some exciting activities. Also, we have been blessed to have a party on the last day of the program and this year, were planning to have Chick-fil-a, The Villages and their magic, says Steele, YPAs, Inc. founder. We would like to thank all of our supporters/ sponsors (whether financial, prayers, volunteering, etc.) for their continued support. Throughout 2013, our supporters/ sponsors have allowed us to provide our services to children and their families. We wish all a Happy Holidays and A Blessed New Year! Steele continues. For more information or the registration form, visit www.youngperformingartists.org or www.CommunityofRoyal.org; or email at royalproject@cfl.rr.com or youngartists@aol.com or call 352-748-0260. The Sumter County School District offers a number of exciting Career and Technical Education opportunities to students. The district offers numerous programs, which typically consist of three to four courses in an articulated sequence and are aligned to entry level job skills. The programs can also articulate into college credit at various state colleges in the area. At South Sumter High School, students can enroll in the following programs: Administrative Office Specialist, Agricultural Biotechnology, Agricultural Communications, Agritechnology, Animal Sciences and Services, Horticulture, Criminal Justice Operations, Early Childhood Education, and Nursing Assistant. Wildwood Middle High School offers: Administrative Office Specialist, Agricultural Biotechnology, Agritechnology, Automotive Service Technology, Digital Design, and Nursing Assistant. The Villages Charter School students can choose from: Allied Health, Communications Technology, Culinary Arts, Engineering Technology, and TV Production. The charter school is also exploring programs in the areas of accounting and e-commerce. These programs allow students to pursue personal interests and develop industry relevant job skills. Through program participation, students can earn nationally recognized industry credentials. The credentials and/or certifications include: Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Certified Food Protection Manager, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural Biotechnology Certification, Adobe Certified Associate, Microsoft Office Specialist, ASE Automobile and Light Trucks Certifications (Brakes, Electrical Systems, Engine Performance and Steering and Suspension) and Florida Automobile Dealers Association Certified Technician. For more information about requirements and participation in the program, call: Jean Holstein or Kathy Dustin at 352793-2315, or Chris Burk at 352-793-1510. Shelby Johnson is hoping for a nice trip to the state girls weightlifting meet February in Kissimmee. She just hopes her left knee will hold up. The South Sumter High sophomore weightlifter has to get a knee procedure done on Dec. 20. The knee may determine whether or not she can go to state. On Dec. 3, she had 110 pounds on both the bench press and the clean and jerk in a meet with Citrus High at the South Sumter High weight room. I could have done better, she said. She said her knee was bothering her that day. She has a best bench of 120 pounds and a best clean and jerk of 115 pounds. She competes in the 139-pound class. She can handle the load in the classroom. She has a 4.3 grade point average and takes college courses. She is a high school cheerleader and hopes to get a college scholarship to cheer somewhere. She is looking into colleges. Johnson likes the way the girl weightlifter is different. I like breaking the stereotype of a girl, she said. I enjoy lifting. I like feeling stronger. I think it is a lot of fun. Girly girls dont do this. Her knee is very important to her. I am going to try to baby my knee as much as possible, she said. She has a new coach in Russ Irby. He has helped a lot, she said. We have done a better workout. I have improved in the few weeks we have been doing this. She also dances in Dade City and said she would like to be a professional dancer. She said people notice she has muscular arms. Her coach notices she works at being strong. Her work ethic (impresses him), said Irby. First and foremost, she is an extremely hard worker. She never misses a practice. She fights through the pain. She has done an amazing job this year. Shes a sophomore. Now, if only her knee will cooperate. SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013, PAGEA9 South Sumters Shelby Johnson is hoping for a nice trip to the state girls weightlifting meet February in Kissimmee. Johnson hopes her left knee holds up LARRYBUGG Times Correspondent Career and technical opportunites available for Sumter students A Royal holiday break! Carl Middleton, Jr. completes his project during our Summer 13 Feeding & Activities program. Includes Set-Up, Hurricane Anchoring, 2 Sets of Steps, Skirting. A/C with Heat Installed. 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PAGEA10SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 RELAY FOR LIFE We started our Relay Team to support a coworker that had just went through surgery and treatments, said Wildwood resident Shari Welsh Bare, of their first year participating in Sumters annual Relay for Life. That was 2010. Now, just a couple of years later, Bare is serving as the chair for the second year in a row. In early 2010, Bare and a couple of co-workers decided to form a team to celebrate one of their coworkers in their successful fight against cancer. What I did not realize when I initially signed up was what a life changing event it would be for me. In 1977, my grandmother died of uterine cancer, simply because she waited too long to go to the doctor. I didnt realize this as a child. I relay for her. During my senior year, my hero my grandfather, was diagnosed with lung cancer, he got to see me graduate high school, but not boot camp. I relay for him. My next experience with cancer was with my sister at her ripe old age of 29. She was diagnosed with uterine cancer, early, and she is a survivor! I Relay for her. Since that time, I have lost four aunts and uncles, two cousins and a stepfather. My niece, thanks to regular exams, was told she had uterine cancer at the age of 25. She is a survivor. My father-in-law is a survivor. I relay for all of them some in memory, and others in celebration of surviving. Since I started relaying, my brother was diagnosed with kidney cancer. It was removed, he is a survivor. I relay for him. I am one of four children, two of the four have had cancer and survived. My sister has two children, one of the two has had cancer and survived. I have one son, a daughter in love, and two grandchildren. I dont like those percentages. I never want them to hear the words you have cancer. I relay for them. I joined Relay For Life for a co-worker. I continue to relay for myself, in memory of family, friends, and in celebration of the survivors in my life. Bare said she relays to fight for a cure, for those cannot. Relay for Life, has given me a way to fight back against a disease that has taken too many and affected so many of the people I love. It gives me a place to honor them, remember them and celebrate them. It gives me hope. Relay For Life raises funds that help those right here in our own community. The ACS has a resource room in Leesburg, anyone can pick up information about cancer. They offer counseling to cancer patients, they have wigs available for those who may have lost their hair due to treatment, they offer bras, they offer rides to treatment when needed. There are so many services that most people are not aware of. The American Cancer Society has funded 47 Nobel Prize Winners! Imagine how much closer that has gotten us to a cure! They also provide a 24-hour-a-day phone line that anyone can call for help. Bare has some favorite events that take place during the relay, but said, This is a hard decision for me, the survivor lap and the luminaria ceremony are too hard to choose one over the other. The survivor lap demonstrates hope and is truly inspiring. The luminaria is a time to remember those lost and honor the survivors a time to reflect. Both are very emotional for me and are both favorites! Bare finds that many of the experiences through the night are touching. Exceeding our goal last year was overwhelming. Seeing the survivors walk the track, sharing this experience with my family. And to see the balloon release last year, seeing a young child get a survivor medal. But theres plenty of humor too. The first year we participated in Relay, my son and I entered the pie eating contest. By the time we finished, I had pie up his nose, in his ears and was laughing so hard I was crying. He was a mess and maybe not laughing as hard as I was, she said. The name of our team is #31 Friends For Hope. Team members are Felicia Bare, Madison Salinas, Lynn Cleland, Lisa Owens, Kilah Owens, Cathie Reel, Donna McNinich and Tiffani Hampton. We are a group of friends and family! Why I Relay ... Sheri Barr AWARD WINNERS ...NJROTC at South Sumter High School went to a orienteering event at Manatee State Park in Bradenton Saturday, Dec. 7. The cadets are: (from left to right in front row) Kimberly Johnson, Tyler Smith, Jessica Currie, and Raiven Inherst. In back row: Shane Cohn, Brandan Reyes, Isiah Popp, and Clifford Thompson along with their Instructor Bob Thompson. The male cadets won second-place trophy for Orange Team and Raiven Inherst won second-place trophy for individual female Orange Team. ADVERTISE HERE: Call 793-2161 Florida Department of Health in Sumter County creates Fitness Video with Former Professional Football Player Clinton Hart The staff of the Florida Department of Health in Sumter County, in conjunction with former professional football player Clinton Hart, created an educational fitness video to highlight the importance of living an active and healthy lifestyle and to promote the Healthiest Weight Florida Initiative. Healthiest Weight Florida is a public-private collaboration bringing together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses, and entire communities to help Floridas children and adults make choices about healthy eating and active living. More information can be found at: http://www.healthiestweightflorida.com/. For more information on when the video will be available and where it can be viewed please contact Jessica Kelly at 569-3124. Health Dept. and Hart created fitness video Clinton Hart, center, has created a fitness video with the staff of the Florida Department of Health in Sumter County. SATURDAY, DEC. 14Webster Christmas Parade The City of Webster will host the 2013 Webster Christmas Parade A Country Christmas. Set to begin at 6 p.m. The parade will be in the city limits, line up will begin at 5 p.m. at the Webster Farmers Market. For more information contact Webster City Hall at (352) 793-2073 or by email webstercityhall@cfl.rr.com Country Christmas Craft Show The second annual Country Christmas Craft Show is set for Lake Panasoffkee. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the show will include a variety of handmade and homemade items, just in time for holiday shopping. Therell be jams and jellies, boondoggles, aprons, table runners, jewelry, whirly gigs and more. The show will be held on the property across from Paths of Grace Church, at 101 C..R. 527 in Lake Panasoffkee across from Spirit and just east of Interstate 75. Still accepting vendors and spaces are $25 each. For more information and an application, call Louis at (352)643-0005. FBC Wildwood Community Christmas Events The First Baptist Church of Wildwood will be hosting a variety of Christmas events and we would like to invite everyone in Wildwood! At 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22, First Baptist will host the Childrens Musical and Drama, The Secret of Snowflake County Hope in a Humble Stable. Held in the church sanctuary, we invite guests of all ages to share in an evening of joy and inspiration! Finally a Candlelight Service will be held at FBC Wildwood on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24. The service will be held in the First Baptist sanctuary at 6 p.m. and offers everyone a time of music, fellowship and worship as we celebrate the real reason for the season. Christmas is a wonderful time of year to join in the festivities of church and community, but First Baptist Church of Wildwood also wants to welcome you in the New Year ahead. For more information on these and other events, call the church office at 748-1822 or explore the church website at www.fbcwildwood.org. Holiday events Sumter Retired Educator meet The Sumter County Retired Educators Association met last week, presided over by Laura Schuyler, president. The program was presented by the Fruit Pickers from the First Baptist Church of Bushnell. The music and caroling set the tone for the celebration that featured the collection of toys for the Thomas Langley Medical Center where they will be distributed as part of their annual Laura Vickers Christmas party for children. The many childrens books collected by the members will be distributed among our county schools. The collection of white socks for the veterans at Ft. McCoy is a project that will continue through the next several meetings. Marilyn Barnes, the Membership Chairman, welcomed the assembly. Among the special guests greeted at this time were Mr. and Mrs Paul Conley and former SCREA members visiting from Alaska and Georgia. Mr. Conley, the Trustee for District 4 of FREA, presented an update on the scholarship funds, explaining the collection and distribution of the funds through the program. He praised the group for the generosity to this fund over the years and stressed that we should encourage as many students as possible to apply for these scholarships. At that time he also announced his pending retirement, one that will end many years of service to our present, retired and future educators. Before the meal, Jackie Peterson, Chaplin, guided our thoughts to the traditions of Christmas and to how they change with each generation. 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SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013, PAGEA11 Photos by James RodmanCadets of South Sumter High Schools NJROTC unit during the recent 2013 AMI inspection ceremony. After lunch, the NJROTC cadets at South Sumter High School managed to squeeze in a little football. South Sumter High School NJROTC cadets march during the 2013 inspection in front of Commander Don Guv (far left) while the South Sumter band plays. Participating in the annual inspection were Commander Charlie Jacobs, Senior Chief Martinez and Commander Don Guy.

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PAGEA12SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 On Saturday, Nov. 9, eight members of the Granville Beville 2234, Bushnell, Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy along with six members of the Betty Lykes Stringer 2407, Brooksville, Chapter visited the Historic Baker house in Wildwood. Gidget Gibson of the Wildwood Historical Society was our docent for the morning. Senator David Baker (18411917) moved here from Kentucky, where he was a State Senator and then served on the Florida State Senate. He served in the War Between the States as a 1st Lieutenant in the 12th, Kentucky, Calvary (Union). Sen. Baker moved his family here following the War Between the States. He chose this area to settle in and raise oranges. He purchased 1200 acres and after his death the family kept 400 acres, while selling off or donating the rest. Five acres and the house was donated to the City of Wildwood and the Wildwood Historical Society. His home was believed to have been completed around 1880. Craftsmanship can be seen throughout the house from the original wood floors to the detailed hinges and the hand carved stair railings. The main house is separate from the kitchen. The main house has a focal point of a stained glass window. Few changes have been made over the years, there was an upstairs bathroom added in 1920. The Baker house years has stood for over 100 years and has been home to six generations of Bakers the oversize windows and ceilings help to keep the house cool in the summer. Most of the furniture is from the family but others have donated furniture of that period. After our tour we headed to Pollys Pantry for lunch. We enjoyed a lovely lunch and had our meeting. Our chapter fundraiser cookbook Dixie Dishes was passed out to help raise money for a Confederate Monument in the Linden Cemetery. Anyone interested in purchasing one, contact: Carol Tomlinson: 516 5720 or Joyce White: 793 8119. We are selling them for $10 each. Members of Granville Beville 2234 touring the Baker house are: (back row, left to right) Bonnie Tenney, Anne Brown, Charlotte Hytes and Joanne Breesmen. Middle row are: Ann Webster, Belle Phillips, Karen Boone, Liz Wood and Carol Tomlinson. Front row are: Joyce White, Peggy Griffin, Irish Wolfe, Betty Bell and Mary Harrison. Touring Wildwoods historic Baker house SPECIAL PROCLAMATIONThe Sumter County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed the week before Thanksgiving as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Mid Florida Homeless Coalition and its partners encourage all people to learn about the causes and to encourage support of food pantries and homeless assistance service providers as well as community service opportunities for students and school service organizations. From left are: Heather Priest Refuge at Jumper Creek, Commissioner Doug Gilpin, Vicki Genz Refuge at Jumper Creek, Barbara Wheeler Mid Florida Homeless Coalition, and Kathy Mariucci Sumter County School District. The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF), in conjunction with the Florida Department of Education, recently awarded the Sumter Schools Enhancement Foundation $12,673.48 in matching funds through the School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program. Preparing students for success will allow Take Stock in Children to expand services to students in Sumter County who currently participate in their scholarship and mentor program. The services will include a campus tour of Lake Technical Center, tutoring services for low performing students and a career day in which students can meet working professionals in their current field of interest. Through the collaborative effort of its members, CFEF successfully advocated for the creation of legislative matching funds in 2000 which has provided a dollar-for-dollar incentive for local education foundations to raise private contributions for eligible projects. Ive seen the impact of the Matching Grant program first hand in Manatee County where I live, and I am happy to help expand this program statewide to benefit other local education foundations and the students they serve, said State Sen. Bill Galvano. Florida is a national leader in this matching grant program for K-12 education with $25.3 million in matching funds provided to date. The program encourages further engagement by local education foundation board members as they work with school system leaders to develop innovative programs that are responsive to local student achievement needs. CFEF is the membership organization for Floridas school district-wide local education foundations. Established in 1987, CFEF seeks to advance student achievement in Florida by increasing private sector investment and involvement in public education. CFEF now has 59 member foundations with 1,100 business and community leaders serving as volunteer board members. Collectively, they raise more than $50 Million annually to support students, teachers and schools through a variety of programs. CFEF has provided more that $20 Million to local education foundations since 2002 through various private and public sector partnerships, including the State of Florida School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program. To learn more about the CFEF, visit www.cfef.net of contact Mary Chance, executive director, at (352) 338-0205 or marychance@cfef.net. 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PAGEA14SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 FAMILY FEATURES Holiday entertaining is all about food, wine and quality time with family and friends. This year, try a new approach to holiday get-togethers by hosting an hors doeuvres party. Skip the hassle of preparing a full meal by serving a number of small bites, dips and spreads for your guests to enjoy. Most hors doeuvres can be prepared ahead of time so you can spend more time with your guests instead of in the kitchen, making it easy to entertain flawlessly. The best part is you dont have to break the bank to host a fabulous holiday gathering. By switching from national name brands to a grocer like ALDI, party essentials and seasonal must-haves, such as holiday gifts and baking necessities, can be as much as 50 percent less. Manufac tured by many of the nations leading food producers, these exclusive brand items often meet or exceed the quality and taste of the national name brands. Try these hors doeuvre serving tips from food stylist and loyal ALDI shopper Janice Stahl:Rethink the regular: Surprise guests and get creative with classic recipes by changing the presentation. Square pizza bites, circular tea sandwiches or starshaped fruit make entertaining fun. Keep hors doeuvres simple: Serve foods that are bite-sized and easy to pick up. Try skewers to create festive kabobs, which are perfect for nibbling. Presentation is everything: Experiment with serving pieces like vases, champagne glasses or appetizer cups that add special interest to bite-sized snacks from chips and dip to shrimp cocktail. With these simple tips and recipes, youll be ready to throw a festive holiday hors doeuvres party thats easy and affordable. Visit www.aldi.us for more entertaining ideas.SIGNATURE DRINKA signature drink is a must at any holiday soiree. Get creative by offering guests a specialty cocktail that matches the color scheme for the event. An avid party hostess, food stylist Janice Stahl makes the occasion special by pairing white wine with a splash of cranberry-pomegranate juice, garnished with fresh fruit or herbs. Giving your signature drink an original name to reflect your personality is an added touch your guests will love. For a lasting impression, hand out recipe cards of your signature drink as party favors.Pistachio Lemon Truffles$0.43 per serving at ALDI Recipe courtesy of Chef Michelle, ALDI Test Kitchen Prep time: 30 minutes, plus 1 hour to chill Cook time: 30 minutes, plus 1 hour to chill Yields: 24 truffles 1 1/4 cups pistachios, shelled 8 ounces cream cheese 4 ounces plain goat cheese 3/4 cup dried mixed berries, chopped 1/2 teaspoon iodized salt 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 4 teaspoons finely chopped lemon zest Pinch ground black pepper Roughly chop pistachios, place in bowl. With electric mixer, cream together remaining ingredients. Refrig erate for 1 hour. Scoop tablespoon size balls of cheese mixture and roll in pistachios to coat. To serve, sprinkle platter with remaining pistachios and place truffles on top. Serve with crackers. Cranberry Shrimp Ceviche Cups$0.58 per serving at ALDI Recipe courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen Prep time: 20 minutes, plus 1 hour to chill Cook time: 3 minutes Yields: 16 ceviche cups 1 1/2 teaspoons iodized salt, divided 16 ounces medium raw shrimp, thawed 1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 red onion, roughly chopped 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 jalapeno, roughly chopped 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper or ground black pepper 1 teaspoon oregano 16 ounces tortilla chips 2 limes cut into wedges Fresh cranberries, optional Bring medium pot of water to a boil. Season with 1 teaspoon salt. Add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes. Immediately plunge cooked shrimp into ice water bath. Peel shrimp and place in flat dish. In food processor, combine cranberries, red onion, parsley and jalapeno. Pulse until finely chopped. Add cran berry mixture to shrimp. Add lemon juice, lime juice, remaining salt, crushed red pepper and oregano. Stir to combine ingredients thoroughly. Refrigerate for 1 hour. To assemble, spoon ceviche, about 4 to 5 shrimp each, into small clear cups or glasses. Garnish with tortilla chips and lime wedges. Signature Drink$0.58 per serving at ALDI Recipe courtesy of ALDI Food Stylist, Janice Stahl Sugar for glass rim 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup cranberrypomegranate juice 1 tablespoon fresh cranberries Fresh fruit for garnish Dip rim of glass in sugar. Pour wine and juice into glass, stirring to combine. Drop in cranberries, along with any additional fruit desired. Serve immediately.

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THURSDAY, DEC. 12Panasoffkee Advisory Council Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School Advisory Council will meet at 3 p.m. in the schools media center. Shriners golf tourney The Villages Shrine Club golf tournament in support of Shriners Hospitals for Children. All proceeds support Shriners Hospital in Tampa. The tournament with be a 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The format is Scramble. Men and ladies are invited to enter individually, or as a team. The entry fee is $95, which in-cludes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, luncheon and various awards. There will be high quality awards and prizes, plus a live auction and 50/50 raffle. To obtain an entry form, contact Omar Need 259-7247 (e-mail: ouneed@comcast.net) or Ken Johnson at 259-4334 (e-mail: kljins@embarqmail.com). Pearl Harbor Memories The Villages Public Library at Pinellas Plaza is proud to have Donald M. Goldstein, military history speaker and co-author of At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor, come to speak about his ex-periences. Mr. Goldstein will be speaking at 10 a.m. in Conference Room 102. Program is free of charge but registration is required. Online registration is available from the librarys Calendar of Events. You may also register by calling 352-689-4588.FRIDAY, DEC. 13Floridas Gulf Coast Beaches Come explore the geology of Floridas Gulf Coast beaches at The Villages Public Library at Pinellas Plaza at 2 p.m. Take a journey from the Panhandle sugar-sand beaches to southwestern shell beaches, taking a fresh look at the ever-changing landscape. The program is presented by Tonya Clayton, author of How to Read a Florida Gulf Coast Beach: A Guide to Shadow Dunes, Ghost Forests, and Other Telltale Clues from an Ever-Changing Coast. The program is part of our VIVA 500 celebration that commemorates 500 years of Floridas history and cultural diversity. Program is free of charge but registration is required. Online regis-tration is available from the librarys Calendar of Events. You may also register by calling 352689-4588.SUNDAY, DEC. 15Legion Dance The Sunday Nite Dance at The American Legion Post 347, corner of C.R. 466 and Rolling Acres Road, Lady Lake, is open to everyone. You do not have to be a member. Open at 6 p.m. Music By George from 7-10 p.m., snacks supplied, $10. Information: 352-304-8672. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18Retire Employees Chapter 662 of the National Association of Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will hold its annual Christmas at 11:30 a.m. at the Venetian Gardens Community Building, 109 Dixie Avenue, Leesburg. Cost is $15. Please call 314-2696 for reservations. Low cost pet clinic The Florida International Teaching Zoo and staff Veterinarian Mark Wilson are sponsoring a Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Howies Resturant, North Main St., Bushnell. All vacci-nations are administered by our licensed veterinarian. Documentation will be provided. The cost of vaccina-tions are: dog/ cat rabies $6, dog/puppy parvodistemper combos $14, cat/kitten distemper3 way $14, bordatella/kennel cough $15. All proceeds are tax deductable contributions that benefit the Teaching Zoo facility in Sumter County.www.floridazooschool.org. Facebook: The Florida International Teaching Zoo.FRIDAY, DEC. 20Singles/Couples dance From 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. dance to the music of Double Density at Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Park, 1582 C.R. 459. Call 424-1688 for information. SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013, PAGEA15 Veterans honored in Bushnell The Downtown City Park in Bushnell was the scene of the Memorial Service presented by the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs for our past, current, and future Veterans of the United States on Oct. 27. The help of the Sumter Correctional Institution Honor Guard was greatly appreciated by the organization. They escorted dignitaries to the dais, served as escorts to the flags, and presented the rifle salute at the end of the service. Special guests were Jimmy Corbet, a 26-year retired Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a three-war veteran and a recipient of the Bronze Star; the other guest was the General Commanding of the Patriarchs Militant of the World, K. D. Toney. The Patriarch Militant is one of the orders of the Odd Fellows. A banquet was held on Saturday night at the United Methodist Church in Bushnell, food prepared by Chef Ed Brown and his assistants. We would like to express a special thanks to the Bushnell City Administrators office and staff for their assistance in allowing us to use the park for our memorial service and the use of the Court House lawn for the rifle salute. The event is usually held at the Bushnell National Cemetery each year on the fourth weekend in October but due to budget cuts at the National Cemetery it was not possible for us to meet there this year. We also want to thank the staff at the National Cemetery for all they have done for us in the past. Pictured above are: Tammy Segrest, Sumter Correctional Honor Guard, Lady Ada Thompson, Past President Dept. Assoc. Ladies Patriarch Militant of Florida, and Gene Elliott, Deputy Grand Master of Odd Fellows of Florida. A banquet was held on Saturday night at the United Methodist Church in Bushnell, food prepared by Chef Ed Brown and his assistants. Bricks honor veterans ... Sumter County Veteran Services announces that the latest group of veterans tribute bricks has been installed in the Veterans Memorial Park, located on the west side of the Historic Courthouse. This park serves as a tribute to the men and women who courageously served our country. Anyone interested in ordering a brick for either a living or deceased veteran can contact Sumter County Veteran Services at (352) 689-4450. The cost of each brick is $50 and is inscribed with name, service branch and dates of service. The deadline to order the next group of bricks is February 1, 2014. This will allow time for the bricks to be installed by Memorial Day. Please visit our website at www.sumtercountyfl.gov. LIVE! OUT and ABOUT 746925 RESTAURANTS ACTIVITIES EVENTS TRAVEL MOVIES GOING OUT Live 000GP2FCritics Choice RestaurantBringing a Little Bit of Old Hollywood to BushnellBreakfast Lunch DinnerLunch & Dinner Buffet starting Dec. 2nd1969 CR 476 W. Bushnell, FL352-568-0008 We Deliver Dine In Or Take OutTues Thurs 7am 7pm Fri & Sat 7am 8pm Sun 7am 2pm 000FWFJ W CR 48 Next to Par Gas Bushnell Fresh Produce, peaches, boiled peanuts, plants, watermelons! 000GDQX T. J.s Pizza, Subs, Salads, and Wings Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday Closed for Church 352-793-8877 412 W. 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County government last month had a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Library, Fire Station and Recreation Park Improvements in Lake Panasoffkee. The first ribbon cutting will be on the west side of the Community Center near the new walking track, at 1582 C.R. 459, Lake Panasoffkee. The Sumter County Board of County Commissioners awarded the contract for construction to Royal Concrete Concepts, LLC, on March 12. The construction cost of the combined projects, including the joint parking facility, temporary fire station, furnishings and equipment, was approximately $2.1 million. The architect for the project is Rispoli & Associates Architecture, Inc. The construction manager is ZHA, Inc. The new library is an expansion of the existing facility in Lake Panasoffkee. It contains 4,000 square feet of new construction added to the existing 3,280 square foot library for a total size of 7,280 square feet. The new facility will provide additional public computers and separate areas for adult and childrens collections. There will also be a separate computer lab, a dedicated space for the Friends of the Library and a meeting room for community use and Library programs. The new Fire Station is an expansion of the existing facility in Lake Panasoffkee. It will provide 24 hour occupancy for round-the-clock emergency services to the area. The new facility incorporates 4,400 square feet of new construction to the existing 3,000 square foot Fire Station for a total of 7,400 square feet of area. The newly expanded facility contains 3 pull-through apparatus bays and a living area containing a kitchen, dormitory, day room, dining area, office, laundry and fitness room. The existing Recreation Center has been upgraded to meet current standards for accessibility in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The adjacent Park has received numerous improvements. They include a new racquetball court, a new skate park and a paved walking trail approximately 2,000 feet in length. PAGEA16SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 To Advertise Here, Call (352) 793-2161 To Advertise Here, Call (352) 793-2161 To Advertise Here, Call (352) 793-2161 To Advertise Here, Call (352) 793-2161 In Lake Panasoffkee ... The Sumter County Chamber of Commerce with the Board of County Commissioners recently hosted three ribbon cutting events to celebrate improvements in Lake Panasoffkee. The new Lake Panasoffkee Library is an expansion of the existing facility. It has been expanded to a total of 7,280 square feet and will have additional public computers and a separate computer lab. The new Fire Station is an expansion of the existing facility in Lake Pansoffkee. It will provide 24 hour occupancy for round-the-clock emergency service ot the area. Pictured above, the Recreational Center received accessibility upgrades as well as additions to the adjacent park. The park additions include a new racquetball court, a new skate park, and a paved walking trail. Ribbon cutting ceremonies launch new improvements 000GUHS CHANDLERS Electric, Insulation & Storage Office: 352-793-6174 Cell: 352-303-8243 chandler793@embarqmail.com Fax: 352-568-0173 P.O. Box 1551, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Climate Control Units Available www.chandlerselectric.com Lic. #2 EC13002009 One Hour Tours T op Of The Hour 7 Days A Week 9am-5pm Call For Reservations 321-689-8918 190 CR 488 Lake Panasoffkee, F L 33538 $10 00 OFF For each person in your party 000GUVZ A I R B O A T R I D E S A I R B O A T R I D E S A I R B O A T R I D E S T O M & J E R R Y S T O M & J E R R Y S T O M & J E R R Y S 000GUVV 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 000GUHP Catfish Johnny s SERVING GREAT FOOD FOR 23 YEARS Banquet Facility Available Open for Lunch and Dinner 2396 HWY. 470 LAKE PANASOFFKEE 352-793-2083 Every Tuesday @ Noon Country Music Jam 000GUVS 965 CR 439, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Coming Soon! Lake Side Restaurant & Grill (formerly At The Pier Restaurant) UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Breakfast Lunch Dinner N OW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR W AIT S TAFF AND C OOKS A PPLY IN PERSON 000GUH7 352-793-8336 FAX SERVICES 352-793-8305 Family Owned and Operated M-F 7:30 AM 5:30 PM S AT 8:00 AM 5:00 PM S UN 10 AM 4 PM FEED: CORN, POULTRY, AQUATIC JANITORIAL SUPPLIES AVAILABLE TO ORDER We have your hardware needs and more! We have your hardware needs and more! 000GRXQWaterfront Dining OverlookingBeautiful Lake PanasoffkeeHarbor Lights www.harborlightsrestaurant.com Your Hosts THE CARSONSFOR RESERVATIONS CALL:(352) 793-7058(2 Blocks off CR 470)907 CR 439B LAKE PANASOFFKEEFRIDAY & SATURDAYSEAFOOD BUFFETSERVING ALL OF YOUR CHRISTMAS FAVORITES!Open Christmas Day 12 TO 6 PM THE MERCHANTS OF THE MERCHANTS OF THE MERCHANTS OF APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS 000DMVX

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Greg and April Lynch, along with their three daughters, Makala, Heidi, and Shelby, drove the 500 plus miles to visit us in North Carolina. Tired after a long drive, did they really think they were going to sleep in? Not with my dogs around! My doggies were so excited to have guests sleep over, so they thought they would jump in bed and stir up some fun. In just a few minutes, the bed was filled with Mom and Dad, kids, and four dogs. And so a day full of fun began. The girls were very helpful, assisting in feeding the dogs and going for daily walks before we ventured out for the day. The dogs particularly enjoyed when April, myself, and the girls loaded them all up in the car and drove to the Greenway. The Greenway is a leisurely walking path that runs along the Tennessee River in the town of Franklin, North Carolina. It is a path that the locals use for walking, jogging, and walking their dogs. There even is a doggie park there. The day was chilly, and so we dressed the dogs in their winter sweaters. They looked so cute, and so did the girls, as each one took a leash and started down the Greenway. We walked a mile, and then returned home. That night, we attended the lighting of the Christmas tree, and Hanna Banana accompanied us. As you can tell, you must love dogs if you are going to come to my house to visit, and the Lynch family certainly enjoyed spending time with our dogs. We had a great time celebrating the start of the Christmas season. SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013, PAGEA17 SAR003086TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD, CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 AM-5 PM (DEADLINE 11:00 AM TUESDAY) CLASSIFIEDSCANCELLATIONSAdvertisements may be canceled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the datethe ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials.ERRORSBe sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error.NOTICE TO READERS:Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by Sumter County Times We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. ALLADS REQUIRE PAYMENT. WE ACCEPT: 626-1212 SCT vs. Sanders, Marjorie J. 60-2012-CA-000109 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-000109 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2005-WF1 TRUST, ABFC ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WF1 Plaintiff, vs. MARJORIE J. SANDERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARJROIE J. SANDERS A/K/A MARJORIE JEAN SANDERS; WILLIAM R. SANDERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM R. SANDERS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): UNKNOWN SPOUISE OF MARJORIE J. SANDERS A/KA/ MARJORIE JEAN SANDERS Last Known Address 75 ORANGE ST, CENTER HILL, FLORIDA 33514 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM R. SANDERS Last Known Address 75 ORANGE ST, CENTER HILL, FLORIDA 33514 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 253, LESS THE SOUTH 118.01 FEET THEREOF AND LOT 254, LESS THE SOUTH 118.01 FEET THEREOF: ALSO LESS THE EAST 80.30 FEET THEREOF; ALL LYING IN AND ACCORDING TO THE NEW PLAT OF CENTER HILL SUBDIVISION, IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 21, SOUTH, RANGE 23 EAST, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMPTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SUBJECT TO ALL EASEMENTS, RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND RESTRICTIONS, IF ANY. 632-1219 SCT 12/20 sale Tip Top Storage PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to Florida Statute 83.806 Notice is hereby given that on December 20, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. at TIP TOP STORAGE, INC., 7697 State Road 471, Bushnell, FL 33513, the entire contents of your storage unit shall be sold for cash: UNIT 18 Lexi Thomas, P.O. Box 237, Center Hill, FL 33514 UNIT 43 Jessica Duteau, P.O. Box 64, Tavares, FL 32778 UNIT 52 Cary Dennis Stacy, 482 Water run, Ocala, FL 34472 UNIT 60-63 Sharon H. Saunders, 8601 Tates Creek Rd A, Lexington, KY 40515 UNIT 65 Roger J. Williams, 3207 CR. 721, Webster, FL 33597 UNIT 68 Scott Allen Flynn, 5129 CR 707, Webster, FL 33597 All proceeds shall be used to pay past due rent and other charges. Dated this 4th day of December, 2013. TIP TOP STORAGE, INC. 7697 STATE ROAD 471, BUSHNELL, FL 33513 /s/ JOHNNIE B. LONG December 12 & 19, 2013 631-1219 SCT 12/23 sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The personal property, household goods, and contents of the following rental space will be sold for cash or otherwise disposed of, to satisfy rental liens for unpaid rent in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapter 83, on 12/23/2013 at 10:00 am at Chandlers Storage, 1908 CR 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538 Unit # 79 D. Hobbs Dec. 12 & 19, 2013. Todays New Ads BUSHNELL2/2 DW, partially furn. $650 mo. For rent or sale, will finance (352) 250-5292 FURNITURE Brocade style couch with matching chair, large brown recliner $1400, dining room table round with 4 matching chairs $500, beautiful like new!!!!! Please call:352-341-0952 TEACHERFBCLP Child Care Center of Lake Panasoffkee looking for a QualifiedPre-School Teacherprefer experience with all credentials required. Must have state mandated hours, CDAand experience in a preschool facility. If you have a heart for children and qualifiy please call (352) 793-3900 OUTOKUMPU STAINLESS PIPE, INC. in Wildwood, FL seeksVP OF MARKETING AND SALESto lead and develop all sales and marketing activities worldwide. Requires Masters degree in business administration and two (2) years of experience in marketing, sales, or related field. Applicants must have experience with the following: stainless steel piping technical requirements and specifications; applications for stainless steel piping, in particular for Oil & Gas; international markets, with emphasis on Oil & Gas; high alloy grades and their applications; coordinating services with international engineering, procurement and construction companies. Travel required 30% of the time (80% of travel is domestic, 20% is international). Send resume to Mr. Kevin Keeley, 500 Park Blvd, Suite 40, Itasca, IL 60143 (no calls). DRIVERSDriverTrainees Needed NOW! Become a driver for Werner Enterprises. Earn $800 per week! Local CDL Training (877)214-3624 Now Hiring: OTR CDLA DriversNew Pay Package and $2500 Sign -On Bonus! Mostly 5-10 days out. Full benefits, achievable bonuses. Call for details 1-888-378-9691 or www.heyl.net Top 1% Pay & CSA Friendly Equip, Full Benefits + Quality Hometime, No slip seating Take truck home, CDL-A Req 877-258-8782 www.addrivers.com DRIVERS:Home EVERY Weekend, Dedicated Southern Lanes & OTR! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down, No Credit Check.1-888-880-5916 AIRLINE CAREERSbegin here -Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 Somebody else wants it!Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need.TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 SPRING HILLCLASSES LAST CLASSOF 2013 COSMETOLOGY December 16TH DAY & NIGHT SCHOOLFULL TIME & P AR TTIME BENESInternational School of Beauty www .benes.edu (727) 848-8415 (352) 263-2744ST A TE APPROVED FOR V A TRAINING BE YOUR OWN BOSS! OWN A YOGURT, DOLLAR, MAILBOX, PARTY, TEEN, CLOTHING, OR FITNESS STORE. WORLDWIDE, 100% FINANCING, OAC. FROM $55,900 COMPLETE TURNKEY (800)385-2160 WWW.DRSS3.COM You can become an expert in HVAC installation and repair. Pinnacle Career Institute Online HVAC education in as little as 12 months. Call us today: 1-877-651-3961 or go online: www.HVAC-Online-Ed ucation.com ALL STEEL BUILDINGS130 MPH 25 x 30 x 9 (3:12 pitch) Roof w/Overhang, 2-9 x 7 Garage Doors, 1 Entry door, 2 G-vents 4 Concrete Slab. $13,995. INST ALLED 30 x 30 x 9 (3:12 pitch) 2-9 x 7 Garage Doors 1 Entry Door, 2 G-vents 4 Concrete Slab $15,995. INST ALLED 40x40x12 (3:12 pitch) Roof w/Overhang, 2-10 x 10 Roll-up Doors 1 Entry Door, 2 G-vents 4 Concrete Slab $27,995 Installed A local Fl. Manufact. We custom buildWe are the factory Meets & exceeds 2010 Fl. wind codes. Florida Stamped engineered drawings All major credit cards accepted METAL Structures, LLC866-624-9100Lic # CBC1256991State Certified Building Contractorwww. metal structur esllc.com DUDLEYS AUCTION Two Auctions12 10 On Site Estate 9615 E Oak Ct Floral City 9 am Jon Boat, Tools, Mower,12 12 13 Estate Adventure 3pm out side Household-Tools, Yard furniture + 5:30pm 1981 Yamaha 650 Bike w/177 miles, 1994 Toyota PU ext cab w/cap, 1992 Starline Boat 179 Malibu new motor 6pm inside Quality Furniture, Coin collection, Christmas & Decorative items. Great sale. ********************** Call for info 352-637-9588 Dudleysauction.com 4000 S Florida (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10%bp cash/ck FURNITURE Brocade style couch with matching chair, large brown recliner $1400, dining room table round with 4 matching chairs $500, beautiful like new!!!!! Please call:352-341-0952 BUSHNELL, FL2773 CR 546A, Household, Clothing for men & women, purses, hats, childrens snorkle gear and water toys, trolling motor, workshop stuff and more on December 18 at 8-1 pm off SR 471. Ph# 352-793-4100 GUN SHOW Saturday Dec. 14th, 9am to 4pm Sunday Dec 15th 9am to 3pm Sumter County Fairgrounds, (SR 471) mile from Webster Flea Market. Info (386) 325-6114 LIONELTOYTRAINS WantedAny Amount Any Condition. Cash Paid Will Pick Up (352) 346-3328 BRING YOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent incl. grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$395 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! INVERNESS55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details BUSHNELL2/2 DW, partially furn. $650 mo. For rent or sale, will finance (352) 250-5292 Lake Panasofkee 150 ft frontage on outlet river, 3/2 split plan w/porch. Wooded lot 1st,last,sec $790/mo call (352) 748-6629 PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 4BR/3BA MOBILE with 2052 sq. ft. liv. Easy Drive to Bushnell or Inverness on 1 Acre Motivated Seller $98,000. 352-212-3673 10 ACRE MOUNTAIN TOP ESTATE! Gorgeous Blue Ridge mountain acreage featuring spectacular 3 state views & towering hardwoods! Abuts U.S. National Forest. Great building spot! U/G utilities, paved rd frontage, RV friendly. Priced to sell only $69,900. Excellent financing. Call now 866-952-5303, x 92 Tennessee Log Cabin on 6 acres with FREE Boat Slip! Only $74,900 New 3BR, 2BA log cabin shell, lake access, nicely wooded, level setting. Quiet paved road frontage. Excellent financing. Call now 877-888-0267, x 453 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 000GTTL BEST DEAL!Become an annual guest by 12/31/13 and receiveFREE*Shed, Driveway, Landscape Pkg!Plus$50/mo. Site Rent Savings! Blueberry Hill RVResort6233 Lowery St. Bushnell, FL 33513888-676-7504blueberryhillrvresort.com LET USWORK FORYOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403Sumter County TimesClassifieds Get Results! Let Us Work For You!SUMTERCOUNTYTIMESGet Results Cll Critter chatter In just a few minutes, the bed was filled with Mom and Dad, kids, and four dogs. Linda Graves Florida DART Whos that sleeping in my bed? PET OF THE WEEK Ella is a two-year-old hound mix with a sweet personality, Ella gets along well with other dogs has been spayed, is current on her vaccines and has been micro chipped. If you would like to meet Ella you can visit her at our facility at 994 C.R. 529A Lake Panasoffkee from 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To see all of the Humane Societys other adoptable pets visit our website www.hsspca.org. Call the office Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 793-9117 or email us at info@hsspca.org. SECO Energy Announces New Job Hotline SECO officials today announced that the co-op now has a toll-free 24/7 hotline to provide up-todate information on current job openings. The new number is 855 4TEAM-SECO or you may dial 855 483-2673. Once dialed, interested individuals will get details on what positions are available and will be able to judge whether they might be qualified for any current openings. If job seekers think they hear of an opening on the hotline that matches their skills they can then apply online for any open position at https://www.secoenergyjobs.com. Applicants should be aware that SECO only accepts applications through our online job site for those positions currently open. Applicants that do not have computer access should visit their local Workforce Career Connection Centers to apply. Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V SECO offers Job Hotline Email news to: news@sctnews.com

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PAGEA18SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS Call Toll Free 1-877-676-1403 633-1219 SCT (ID E5Q82) 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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014, for the following projects: Proposal ID E5Q82 Sidewalk Repair in Orange, Lake and Sumter Counties Budget Estimate $373,972.00. This project is reserved for Small Businesses. 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. December 12 & 19, 2013. 630-1212 SCT 12/24 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc., will sell at Public Sale at Auction the following vehicles to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713:78 of the Florida Statutes on December 24, 2013 at 10 A.M. AUCTION WILL OCCUR WHERE EACH VEHICLE IS LOCATED 1995 OLDSMOBILE VIN# 1G3HN52K0S4804603 Located at: 821 Parks Street, Wildwood, FL 34785 Sumter Any person(s) claiming any interest(s) in the above vehicles contact: Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc., (954) 920-6020. ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD WITH RESERVE * Some of the vehicles may have been released prior to auction. LIC # AB-0001256 December 12, 2013. 625-1212 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for the Unincorporated Areas of Sumter County, Florida, and Case No. 13-04-4550P. The Department of Homeland Securitys Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) solicits technical information or comments on proposed flood hazard determinations for the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for your community. These flood hazard determinations may include the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway. The FIRM and, if applicable, the FIS report have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations. These determinations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that your community is required to adopt or show evidence of having in effect to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. For more information on the proposed flood hazard determinations and information on the statutory 90-day period provided for appeals, please visit FEMAs website at www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/fhm/bfe, or call the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627). December 5 & 12, 2013. 629-1212 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given: KRISTIN J. BROWN Last known address of: 2033 CR 245C, OXFORD, FL 34484 You are hereby notified pursuant to Florida Statutes 98.075(7) that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Bushnell, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Published one time in the Sumter County Times Karen S. Krauss Sumter County Supervisor of Elections 900 North Main Street, Bushnell, Florida, 33513 December 12, 2013. 634-0102 SCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF COMPLETION P&H Stucco & Construction, Inc., hereby gives notice of completion of Contract with the State of Alabama for Construction of Project No: 99-508-690-000-223 in Sumter County. All claims should be filed at 1600 Mexico Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 during this period. P&H Stucco & Construction, Inc December 12, 19, 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 627-1212 SCT vs. Pryor, Mary B. 2013CA001658CAAXMC Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUMTERCOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2013 CA 000070 AXMAX Urban Financial Group, Inc. Plaintiff, Vs. MARY B PRYOR, C/O KENNETH TRISLER, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, et al Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant: UNKNOWN HEIRS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND ALL PERSONS, FIRMS OR ASSOCIATIONS CLAIMING RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST FROM OR UNDER MARY B. PRYOR 4270 COUNTRY ROAD 136, WILDWOOD, FL 34785 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 27 AND 28, MOGGS ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 4, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1980 NOBI MOBILE HOME BEARING VIN#N11015A AND #N11015B, LOCATED THEREON. A/K/A 4270 Country Road 136, Wildwood, FL 34785 Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Udren Law Offices, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 2101 W. Commercial Blvd., Suite 5000, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 on or before Jan. 3, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in The Sumter County Times and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff`s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. You have 30 calendar days after the first publication of this Notice to file a written response to the attached complaint with the clerk of this court. A phone call will not protect you. Your written response, including the case number given above and the names of the parties, must be filed if you want the court to hear your side of the case. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, money, and property may thereafter be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service or a legal aid office (listed in the phone book). This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at the Office of the Trial Court Administrator, Sumter County Courthouse, 225 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Telephone (352) 569-6012, 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 impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 25th day of November, 2013. Gloria R. Hayward, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court by: (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, As Deputy Clerk December 5 & 12, 2013. 628-1212 SCT vs. Halby, Floyd P. 60-2009-CA-000440 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2009-CA-000440 DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL AS, Plaintiff, vs. FLOYD P HALBY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 20, 2013, and entered in Case No. 60-2009-CA-000440 of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National As, is the Plaintiff and Catherine A. Halby, Floyd P. Halby, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Florida 33513, Sumter County, Florida at 10:00 a.m. on the 9th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: FROM THE SW CORNER OF NW 1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4, SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 22 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 179.11 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; RUN THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST 110.63 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 14 SECONDS EAST 154.08 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST 110.62 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST 154.11 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING: A/K/A LOT 6, CROOM-A-COOCHEE, 1ST ADDITION TO UNIT 8, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. THE EAST 25 FEET THEREOF SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS FOR ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS. INCLUDING THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME: MAKE: SKYLINE, MODEL: BROOKFIELD, SERIAL NUMBER: 2G611221LA AND 2G611221LB, YEAR: 1999. A/K/A 11916 SW 36TH TER, WEBSTER, FL 33597 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 25 day of June, 2013 Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court Sumter County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk. Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743, (813) 221-9171 FACSIMILE eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the ADA Coordinator, Tammy Graczyk, (352) 569-6949, within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771. To file response please contact Sumter County Clerk of Court, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513. December 5 & 12, 2013. 11-90159 635-1219 SCT Vs. Zygowicz, Robert 2012-CA-000761 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000761 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, successor in interest to Colonial Bank as successor by merger with First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Lake County, by assignment from the FDIC as Receiver for Colonial Bank, Plaintiff, v. ROBERT ZYGOWICZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT ZYGOWICZ; BERNICE ZYGOWICZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BERNICE ZYGOWICZ; THE VILLAGE CENTER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1; TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court of SUMTER County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in SUMTER County, Florida described as: LOT 82, THE VILLAGES OF SUMTER UNIT NO. 35, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 27, 27A AND 27B, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 3236 Atwell Avenue, The Villages, Florida 32162, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the Sumter Copunty Judicial Building, 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513, on January 2, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Lorna Barker, the ADA Coordinator, at (352) 569-6952 for the Court at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving your notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this September 30, 2013. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk 636-1219 SCT Vs. Goodman, Mark Thomas 2011-CA-000917 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 2011-CA-000917 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO COLONIAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF LAKE COUNTY, Plaintiff, vs. MARK THOMAS GOODMAN, SARAH ANN GOODMAN; UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES AND CREDITORS OF MARK THOMAS GOODMAN Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 5, 2013, entered in Case No. 2011-CA-000917, pending in the the Fifth Judicial Circuit Court in and for Sumter County, Florida, in which BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY is the Plaintiff and MARK THOMAS GOODMAN, SARAH ANN GOODMAN, and UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES AND CREDITORS OF MARK THOMAS GOODMAN are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder in the Sumter County Judicial Building, 215 East McCollum Avenue, Room 333, at 10:00 am on the 9th day of January 2014, the following-described property as set forth in the Final Judgment: LOT 18, BLOCK B OF MISSION HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 4 1/2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Address: 502 Stanley Avenue, Wildwood, FL 34785 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 20 dayof November, 2013. Honorable Gloria R. Hayward Sumter County Clerk of Court {COURT SEAL} By: /s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Andrew J. Mayts, Jr., Esq./Bridget E. McNamee, Esq. GRAY ROBINSON, P.A. 401 E. Jackson Street, Suite 2700, P.O. Box 3324 (33601) Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 273-5000 (813) 273-5145 Attorneys for Plaintiff December 12 & 19, 2013. 637-1219 SCT Vs. Clark, Adam A. 60-2012-CA-000682 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-000682 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOMELOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff vs. ADAM A. CLARK, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated November 5, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 60-2012-CA-000682, in the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOMEOANS SERVICING, LP, is the Plaintiff, and ADAM A. CLARK, et al., are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Sumter County, Florida, described as: LOTS 10, 11 AND 12, BLOCK B, OAK PARK SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 56, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at Sumter County Courthouse, 215 E. McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513 at 10:00 AM, on the 2nd day of January, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: November 7, 2013. GLORIA R. HAYWARD, Sumter County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 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: Sumter County, Lorna Barker (352) 569-6088. December 12 & 19, 2013. CA12-01209 638-1219 SCT vs. Wiser, Barry Lee 60-2012-CA-000317 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-000317 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. BARRY LEE WISER A/K/A BARRY WISER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BARRY LEE WISER A/K/A BARRY WISER; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on October 28, 2013, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Sumter County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Sumter County, Florida, described as: THAT PART OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 22 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF THE SAID WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 11; THENCE N 8930 E ALONG THE SOUTH LINE THE SAID WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 11 A DISTANCE OF 108.75 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N 02 E A DISTANCE OF 450.94 FEET; THENCE N 89 E A DISTANCE OF 184.56 FEET; THENCE S 00 03 E A DISTANCE OF 450.46 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SAID WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 11; THENCE S 89 W ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SAID WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 11 A DISTANCE OF 202.26 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. a/k/a 1042 COUNTY ROAD 753 SOUTH, WEBSTER, FL 33597 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the Sumter County Courthouse located at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Room 333, Bushnell, FL 33513, on January 2, 2014, beginning at 10:00 AM. 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. Dated this 30th day of October, 2013. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court (Seal) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A.,12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716 PHONE 727-536-4911 / FAX 727-539-1094 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. WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT 209 NORTH FLORIDA STREET, BUSHNELL, FL 33513; (352) 793-0215; IF HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); OR 1-800-955-8770 (V); VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. December 12 & 19, 2013. 888120129 639-1219 SCT vs. Patti, Dorothy R. 60-2012-CA-001937 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 60-2012-CA-001937 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. DOROTHY R. PATTI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DOROTHY R. PATTI; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 06, 2013, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Sumter County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Sumter County, Florida, described as: LOT 337, THE VILLAGES OF SUMTER UNIT NO. 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 104, 104A, 104B, 104C AND 104D, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 247 JUAREZ WAY, THE VILLAGES, FL 32159-8652 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the Sumter County Courthouse located at 215 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513, on January 2, 2014, beginning at 10:00 AM. 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. Dated this 12th day of November, 2013. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court (Seal) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A.,12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, 640-1219 SCT vs. Sherman, Patricia R. 2010-CA-000548 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. 2010-CA-000548 DIVISION: BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. PATRICIA R. SHERMAN N/K/A PATRICIA R. BLAKE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated June 14, 2013 and entered in Case No. 2010-CA-000548 of the Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and PATRICIA R. SHERMAN N/K/A PATRICIA R. BLAKE; WAYNE A. BLAKE; JOHN DOE, and JANE DOE are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Judicial Courthouse, 215 EAST MCCOLLUM AVE. BUSHNELL, FL 33513 at 10:00AM, on the 9th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 37 IN PLEASANTDALE SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 ON PAGE 33 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 604 PLEASANTDALE DR, WILDWOOD, FL 34785 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 25, 2013. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **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. December 12 & 19, 2013 F10108495 641-1219 SCT vs. Wilson, Randy Wallace 60-2008-CA-000922 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. 60-2008-CA-000922 DIVISION: THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs. RANDY WALLACE WILSON A/K/A RANDY W. WILSON, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 08, 2013 and entered in Case No. 60-2008-CA-000922 of the Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for SUMTER County, Florida wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6 (1) is the Plaintiff and RANDY WALLACE WILSON A/K/A RANDY W. WILSON; TINA D. YOUNG: TENANT #1 N/K/A JESSICA AZPURUA, and TENANT #2 N/K/A DARYL COGGIN are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Sumter County Judicial Courthouse, 215 EAST MCCOLLUM AVE. BUSHNELL, FL 33513 at 10:00AM, on the 2nd day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: (1) Plaintiff name has changed pursuant to order previously entered. THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 20 SOUTH, RANGE 23 EAST, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR STATE ROAD 471 ACROSS THE WEST SIDE THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH AND SUBJECT TO MASTER EASMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS AND UTILITIES AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1105, PAGE 184, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMTER COUNTY. A/K/A 2821 STATE ROAD 471, SUMTERVILLE, FL 33585 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 October 17, 2013. Gloria R. Hayward, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **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. December 12 & 19, 2013 F08038112 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 PHONE 727-536-4911 / FAX 727-539-1094 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. WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT 209 NORTH FLORIDA STREET, BUSHNELL, FL 33513; (352) 793-0215; IF HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); OR 1-800-955-8770 (V); VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. December 12 & 19, 2013. 888122717 Robert M. Coplen, P.A., 10225 Ulmerton Road, Suite 5A, Largo, FL 33771 (727) 588-4550 December 12 & 19, 2013. a/k/a 75 ORANGE ST., CENTER HILL, FL 33514 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or before January 3, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice 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. 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 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: Sumter County Lorna Barker (352) 569-6088. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 19 day of November, 2013. Gloria R. Hayward, As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Kallyn Wells, Deputy Clerk Marinosci Law Group, P.C., 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, Telephone: (954) 644-8704 Telefacsimile: (954) 772-9601 December 5 & 12, 2013. 11-06316

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PAGEA20SUMTERCOUNTY(FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER12, 2013 Panasoffkee Students of the Month ... November Students of the Month at Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School are: Row 1 Hannah Kraft, Mikaela Berry, Alexis Sapp Zoey Perez-Conley, Cristin Jones, Aspyn Winter, Arianna Rose, Kayla Bui, Holly Atherton, Samantha Miraglia, Baylor Kinney, Todd Polk, Alek Endicott. Row 2 Tuff Hampton, Tyler Hatfield, Beau Parish, Tekaylia Ellis, Madison Hurst, Winter-Lynn Yetman. Row 3 Broc Kinley, Briana Watson, Meghan Cimini, Grayden Roberts, Leah Hayward, Trinity Joiner, Carson Clark, Dalton Sellers, Carola Puig. Not Shown: Calob Bruner, Camari Patterson, Tremain Gordon. TEACHER OF YEARMaribel Vera was recently seleted as Lake Panasoffkee Elemantary Schools Teacher of the Year. School Related E mployee of YearBeverly Webb was recently selected as Lake Panasoffkee Elementary Schools School Related Employee of the Year. The Sumter County School District Adult Education Program was recently awarded a $46,770 grant from United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties, Inc. United Way focuses efforts on education, income and health, with a goal of creating a positive impact on community conditions. As a funded partner, Sumter County schools will use the grant to support the Partners for Pathways to a Brighter Future project. This generous grant from United Way, with the support of our business partners, will help provide job training for adult students and help them in their chosen career pathway. Staff worked diligently to develop a plan that reflected a real need in our community, said Sumter County Supt. Rick Shirley. This project is a threeyear expansion and enhancement of customized programming and support services offered to adults, with a particular focus on low socio-economic Sumter County adults. The purpose of the project is to transition adult learners from minimal educational preparedness into specific fields of study, that permit lifelong employment and advancement. Additional partners in the project are Lake Sumter State College, Sumter County Chamber of Commerce, Sumter County Government, Langley Health Services, Keys to Knowledge and Guardian Angels Day Care Centers, Heritage Community Church, Withlacoochee Technical Center, and Lake Technical Center. Terri Kracht and Mariah Delgado, of United Way, stood in for CEO, Sue Cordova and presented the district with a check at a recent school board meeting. United Way funds collected from Sumter County residents, earmarked for education, contribute directly to projects such as this one. The United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties was founded in 1965 and the organization mission is To inspire long-term social change by impacting the building blocks of Education, Income, Health and Basic Needs. United Way helping fund Sumter County Adult Education 000GUGR Celebrate the best of local news, holiday events, savings and more! Expires 12/31/13. In-County Only $ 22 00 for 1 year Name _____________________________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________________________ City _______________________________________________ State __________ Zip __________ Phone ________________ Email __________________________ Payment Enclosed Bill Me Sign up online Promo Code: HOLIDAY Clip, complete and mail to: 204 E. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, FL 33513 Call 352-793-2161 or blocklear@sctnews.com www.sumtercountytimes.com $ 22 00 for 1 year 000GSO1 OPEN 7 DAYS 800-335-4395 352-343-2241 *PLUS TAX, TAG, TITLE & IMPROVEMENTS 575 N. Duncan Dr., Tavares, FL Jack Tank 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 NEW 2014 3 BDRM 2 BATH & DEN SCOTT $59,900* Approximately 1400 Sq. Ft. Priced As Is On Lot. Order Only. No Hidden Fees Some Models Completely Furnished We Build, Finance and Insure Our Homes Serving Florida for 50 Years NEW 2014S ARRIVING. ALL LOT MODELS MUST GO! PRICED FOR LIQUIDATION.