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Title: The sun
Uniform Title: Sun (Belle Glade, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Independent Newspapers
Place of Publication: Belle Glade, Fla
Creation Date: December 4, 2008
Publication Date: 1989-
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 66, no. 44 (Dec. 7, 1989)-
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be held on Dec. 4 - Dec. 6 at the
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Locals appeal to the state


Residents argue in
opposition of U.S.
Sugar deal
By Nina G. Wills
Special to The Sun
Emotions ran high at the
South Florida Water Manage-
Sment District (SFWMD) Govern-
ing Board meeting on Tuesday
concerning the pending deal to
buy approximately 180,000 acres
of U.S. Sugar Cooperation's land


for $1.34 billion to restore the Ev-
erglades.
During public comments,
many local residents spoke to
SFWMD board members about
the consequences of the deal
and asked the district to delay a
decision.
"Slow down! What's the
rush?" was one plea.
Comments ranged from the
future' of the economy in the
counties of Hendry, Glades and
Palm Beach to the low lease
prices granted to U.S. Sugar to


continue farming the land for the
next seven years.
Deborah Van Sickle, a resi-
dent of Clewiston and senior vice
president of First Bank of Clewis-
ton, was nearly in tears when
she spoke to the board.
"You, the state of Florida, are
willing to sacrifice the Glades
communities for the idea of re-
storing the Everglades and the
River of Grass," Van Sickle said.
Since the final contract was
revealed to the public last week,
many area farmers have ques-


tioned the lease arrangements
between SFWMD and U.S. Sugar.
According to the contract, U.S.
Sugar can lease back much of its
land at $50 per acre for the next
seven years to continue farming.
George Wedgworth, presi-
dent and CEO of Sugar Grow-
ers' Cooperative of Florida, sent
a letter to the district stating that
the diminutive lease rates were
below the state's $220 an acre
appraised value of the land.
"This deal would imperil the
very livelihood of many area


Star returns home: Fred Taylor back for the holidays


W, YT- t
Submitted pnoto/Maritza Navarro
Fred Taylor, Belle Glade's son, returned to his hometown last week to help pass out Thanksgiving meals to local
residents. Mr. Taylor, a running.back for the Jacksonville Jaguars, seemed more than happy to pitch in and help
out his community for the holidays. Pictured: Belle Glade Mayor Steve Wilson, Mr. Taylor, City Commissioner Mike
Martin.


Submitted photo/Maritza Navarro
Fan requests ensured that the NFL standout took time from his schedule to sign autographs. !


Tribute paid to fallen heroes


Focal point of Nov.
29 ceremony was
on the area's youth
By Naji Tobias
The Sun
PAHOKEE - "It's been a very
long road," said Reverend Pa-
tricia Wallace, the mother of
Jonathan Wallace.
The pastor of Harvest AME
Church is referring to the time
passed since her son, along
with Donta Manuel, was killed
in the line of duty.
Rev. Wallace, along with the
Palm Beach County Sheriff's
Office (PBSO), assembled a


memorial service in the fallen
deputies' honor on Nov. 29.
The weekend ceremony,
held at Pahokee High School,
centered on the area's youth, as
requested by the reverend.
It was not a tribute ceremo-
ny to simply mourn the one
year anniversary of the tragic
accident, which occurred on
Nov. 28, 2007.
However, the premise was
to remember and celebrate
the accomplishments that both
deputies achieved while they
were alive.
Much of the ceremony fo-
cused on what Deputy Wallace
did in the church.
A trio of selections were


sung by the G. A. N. G. (God's
Anointed New Generation)
choir, which the former deputy
was a part of.
Also, Joshua Brown, who
was mentored by Deputy Wal-
lace in the past, performed
a dance sequence to Marvin
Sapp's 'Never Would Have
Made It Without You.'
Jeremy Wallace, Deputy
Wallace's younger brother, was
the musician for the memorial.
ceremony.
Terria Sanford, a PBSO Ex-
plorer, gave a moving speech
on how it's like to grow up in
the Glades area.
SSee Tribute - Page 8


farmers. It would create a super
competitor. Consider everyone's
interest, not just one compa-
ny's," Wedgworth said.
During the meeting, Wedg-
worth offered the district $150
per acre annually to lease U.S.
Sugar's land.
In a telephone interview
with the Clewiston News after
the meeting, Robert Coker, vice
president of U.S. Sugar, said the
company's board looked at the
See Sugar - Page 8





Fred



Taylor



returns



to Belle



Glade

NFL standout gives
Thanksgiving boxes
to the city's
residents
By Naji Tobias
The Sun
BELLE GLADE - Welcome
home, Fred Taylor.
The Jacksonville Jaguars run-
ning back and Glades Central
alum returned to his roots on
Tuesday, Nov. 25 to give back to
the community.
According to J.D. Patrick, the
city's recreational director, ap-
proximately 1,000 people lined
up at the Winn-Dixie Plaza to re-
ceive Thanksgiving boxes.
For many, it was their best
opportunity to ensure that they
would have a hearty meal for
Thanksgiving.
Not only that, but those that
came out got to receive auto-
graphs and take photos with the
football hero.
Also, the Glades Central
Marching Band provided enter-
tainment 'throughout the after-
noon event, which began at 12
p.m.
The residents waited for about
See Taylor - Page 8


Submitted photo/Maritza Navarro
Sugar 900 pitches in
Local radio station Sugar 900 was on hand last week to
help in spreading the holiday cheer.


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Arrest Report


This column lists arrests, not
convictions, unless otherwise
stated. Anyone who is listed here
and who is later found not guilty,
or has the charges against them
dropped, is welcome to inform
the newspaper. We will confirm
the information and print it..



Billy Cole, 23
*Canal Poini
, *Banery - lelony
banery or domestic
by strangulallon
SKidnap - false
impnsonmerit -
,]dull
Arrested Nov 26
Released rJov. 28
on $4.500 bond

David M. Castro, 25
- Clewlston
Aggravated
assault with a
deadly weapon
SUsing a firearm
under th e influence
of alcohol
Arrested by CPD J.
Spence on Nov. 28


Willie N. Hunter, 34
*Clewiston
*Aggravated
assault with intent
to commit a felony
*Possession
ofl a weapon by
convlcled lelon
Arrested by Deputy
L Brooks on Nov.
30


Jorge Melendrez, 30

*Belle Glade
*Possession of
cocaine
Arrested Dec. 1
Bond has been
set to $3,000 for
release


Calvin Devol, 27
SSouth Bay
*Contempl of
Sclurt circuit or
county unlawful
conveyance of fuel
*Aggravated battery
on pregnant person
Arrested Nov. 28
Released INov. 28
on $2,000 bond

Ira L. Haliburton, 25
L Clewiston
SLarceny theft
between $300 to
$45.000
SGiving a false
statement
Arrested by Deputy
Greg Henderson on
Nov 24

Wilson Agular, 51


SClewiston
*Carrying a
concealed weapon
Arrested by SPD
Sql Michaels on
Nov. 28


Kenelia Collins, 34
SBelle Glade
* Battery - felony
banery or domestic
bttanery by
strangulation
Arrested Dec. 1
Bond has been
sel to $5,000 for
release

Michael Raybin, 29


Leslie Miller, 25


SClewiston
*VOP: felony or
community control
Arrested by Deputy
L. Preece on Nov.
26


Terrence Wright, 17


-Clewiston
*Aggravated battery
with a weapon
*Robbery with a
lirearm
Arrested by CPD
Otficer Clifton on
Nov 26


Local citizens join Audubon'



109th Christmas Bird Count


Kenneth Hammond, 24
*Belle Glade
* Burglary - dwelling
of a structure or
conveyance armed
; Larceny theft is
$300 or more but
less than $5,000
Arrested Nov. 25
Bond has been set
to $9,000

Norance Baker, 28
*South Bay
SSmuggle
contraband into
prison- inmate
introduce remove or
possess
Arrested Nov. 26
Bond has been set
to $3,000

Sylvanis Brice, 17


*Clewiston
-Warrant: Robbery
with a firearm
Arrested by Andy
Lewis on Nov. 25



Roderick Jacobs, 13
*Clewislon
* Proper y damage -
criminal mischief
* Verhiihle theft third
degree
SDealing in stolen
proper ry
Arrested by Deputy
K Tnomas on
Nov 26 "


Octavio Martinez, 24

*Belle Glade
*Battery on person
65 years of age or
k older
Arrested Nov. 29
Released Nov. 30
on $1,500 surety
bond


Roy Houston, 30
*Pahokee
D*ruq, - health or
.ail'ry - distribute or
sell imitation drugs
S*Shoplifting petit
from merchant
second or
:ubsequent offense
Arrested Nov. 30
No bond set

Troy R. Simpson,. 19

-Clewiston
*Warrant - battery
resulting in bodily
harm or disability
Arrested by Deputy
J Garrett on Nov.



Johnny D. Ford, 44
*Clewislon
*Banery on an
ohi er. lirelighter,
EMT etc
-Obstrurlion of
luslice or attempting
to iniluerice/
inimidale a LEO
SArresled V J. Perez
on Nov. 25


Crime Stoppers


The Palm
Beach Coun-
ty : Sheriff's
Office is seek-
ing assistance
from the pub-
lic in locating
the following
wanted fugi- Marvin Walton.
tive as of No-
vember 26.
Marvin Walton, age 38, is a
black male with black hair and
brown eyes. He is 5 feet 9 inches
tall and weighs approximately


240 pounds. His last known ad-
dress is listed as Everglades Ave.,
Canal Point, Fla.
Walton is wanted on felony
charges violation :of probation:
burglary to a dwelling or con-
veyance and violation of proba-
tion: possession of cocaine.
Anyone with information on
the whereabouts of this wanted
fugitive is asked to contact the
Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-458-
TIPS (8477) or online at www.
crimestopperspbc.com.


Dustin Hart, 24
*Belle Glade
*Burglary - dwelling
of a structure or
conveyance armed
SPossession of
. burglary tools with
\ intent to use
Arrested Nov. 26
Bond has been set
to $6,000

James Harris, 45
*Pahokee
*Possession of
marijuana with
intent to sell within
a 1,000 feet of a
place of worship or
.business
Arrested Nov. 29
Bond has been set
to $5,000

Tommy Smith, 23
-*Clewiston
-Open container
- Possession of
cocaine
SPossession/use of
narcotics equipment
Arrested by CPD J.
Spence on Nov. 29

Harold T. Hall, 54
*Clewiston
*Warrant: burglary
of a structure/
conveyance
l*Larceny theft is
between $300 to
$5,000
Arrested by Deputy
L. Preece on Nov.
26

Amos L. Branford, 19
*Cleviston
AAggravated battery
Iirsl degree felony
*WVeapons offense
* Robbery with a
I rearm
/. AArrested by CPD
Ohticer Clifton on
Nov 26

Broderick McKenzie, 14
*Clewvision
-Burglary of
a structure/
c onyey3rce
unarmed with no
person, inside
Arrested by Deputy
N. Thromas on
Nov 26


Suominea pnoto
Residents and others are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Christmas Bird Count
in Clewiston.


Bird Count Data
is Vital for
Conservation

Local birders and nature en-
thusiasts will join Citizen Scientists
across the western hemisphere to
participate in the 109th annual
Christmas Bird Count (CBC).
All counts take place in loca-
tions throughout North America
and beyond between Dec. 14,
2008 and Jan. 5, 2009.
Birders, photographers, ahd
compilers are invited to partici-
pate in the STA5-Clewiston 2nd
Annual Christmas Bird Count on
Saturday Jan. 3rd, 2009.
The survey area is a 15 mile
diameter circle located south of
Clewiston. To volunteer contact
Margaret England at 863-674-
0695 or sta5birding@embarq-
mail.com.
Results go into Audubon's
State of the Birds Reports, which
not only shape conservation
initiatives but .have made news
around the world.


On Sept. 22 of this year, a Bird-
Life International report revealed
precipitous declines in popula-
tions of many of the world's most
familiar birds, broadening the
alarm first sounded by Audubon's
2007 Common Birds in Decline
analysis.
Twenty common birds in the
US more than halved in number
in the last four decades. ,
The Northern Bobwhite quail
fell most dramatically, by 82%.
The holiday bird count also
contributed to Audubon's Watch-
List, which identified 176 species
in the continental U.S. ahd 38 in
Hawaii in dire need of conserva-
tion help.
The counts also reveal good
news, the return of the Bald Ea-
gle, for example.
"Audubon compiles these
reports because we care about
birds and the quality of the envi-
ronment they share with us," said
Tom Bancroft, head of science for
the National Audubon Society.
"These birds are sending us a
clear message that their fate is de-
termined by human activity more


'than anything else. As we've seen
with the Bald Eagle, when we
help them through conservation,
their chances improve. But when
we damage their habitat, convert
wetlands and forests, then they
are more likely to become rare or
extinct."
"Each CBCvolunteer observer
is an important contributor, help-
ing to shape the overall direction
of bird conservation," says Geoff
LeBaron, Audubon's Christmas
Bird Count Director.
For more information,, visit
Audubon's website at www.
audubon.org/bird/cbc
Audubon is dedicated to pro-
tecting birds and other wildlife
and the habitat that supports
them.
Our national network of com-
munity-based nature centers and
chapters, scientific and educa-
tional programs,and advocacy
on behalf of areas sustaining im-
portant bird populations, engage
millions of people of all ages and
backgrounds in conservation.
www.audubon.org.


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Glades Day's season ends in loss to Ft. Meade


Glades Central
bounced from Class
3A playoffs, Pahokee
goes to state semis

By Naji Tobias
INI Florida
BELLE GLADE - Run Tamorris,
run Tamorris, run.
That's all Tamorris Grace
needed to do in ending Glades
Day's season last Friday.
The Miners running back.
scored all three of their touch-
downs in a 21-7 victory over the
Gators to move on to the Class 1A
state semifinals.
Grace (178 total rush yards)
scored on Fort Meade's first two
possessions of the game, putting
them up 14-0 in the first quarter.
The first score, a 9-yard run,
came after Miners linebacker
Lakevin Camp picked off Bo
Schlecter's pass in the game's
opening drive.
After Grace scored again on a
4-yardrun in the opening frame,


it was a defensive effort the rest of
the first half.
Though Glades Day was down
14-0 going into halftime, they still
had a chance to make a come-
back.
However, it was the Gators of-
fense that proved to be a limiting
factor throughout this contest.
Fort Meade's defense did a
great job in keeping Kelvin Taylor
at bay, limiting the eighth-grader
to 16 carries on 70 yards rushing.
Though Schlecter scored
Glades Day's only touchdown
of the game - a 1-yard run in the
fourth quarter - he couldn't get his
receivers to the end zone.
In this contest, the senior quar-
terback, who has played his last
game for Glades Day, finished 14-
for-29 passing with 158 yards and
three interceptions_,
It's not like the Gators defense
played, badly - they recovered
three fumbles and caught an in-
terception.
But Fort Meade made Glades
Day pay for failing to capitalize on
those opportunities; highlighted
by Grace's third rushing touch-


down, a 6-yard run in the fourth
quarter.
The Miners were up 21-0 at
that point, which proved to be the
final nail in the coffin for the Ga-
tors season.
Glades Day finished the season
with a disappointing 6-6 record,
Notes: The Gators run defense
allowed 262 yards to Fort Meade,
which generally magnified the
biggest weakness they had the
entire season.
Schlecter, who's currently get-
ting college looks from Connecti-
cut and Liberty, finished his senior
campaign with 11 touchdown
passes and six interceptions for
1,615 yards.
Taylor, the son of Jacksonville
Jaguars running back/Glades
Central alum Fred Taylor, com-
pleted his amazing season with
197 carries for 1,692 yards and 27
touchdowns.
Glades Day and Fort Meade
have played each other for 10
consecutive years in the Class IA
playoffs, with Fort Meade lead-
Sing the series with an 8-2 record
against them.


Miami-Monsignor Pace
13, Glades Central 6: The
Raiders season ended last Friday
mostly for one reason.
It's offense just did not execute
like in games past.
Monsignor Pace did a magnifi-
cent job of shutting down Glades
Central, allowing just 149 total
yards in this contest.
The only touchdown that
came from the Raiders was on
a 26-yard touchdown.strike from
Kentavious McCoy to Kevin Ben-
jamin.
That score was in the fourth
quarter, after Glades Central was
down 13-0.
The rematch from last sea-
son's Class 3A regional semifinal
proved to be a defensive effort
from both teams once again.
Only this time, Pace came out
on top as it moved on to play
defending Class 3A champion
Naples tomorrow night in the re-
gional finals.
Glades Central finished its sea-
son with an 11-1 record.
Pahokee 45, Fort Lau-
derdale-University 6: The


Blue Devils are the only area team
left in the playoffs after taking care
of business last Friday night.
De'Joshua Johnson, playing at
quarterback for the first time, led
Pahokee to yet another step clos-
er to the Class 2B state title.
Johnson (11-for-16 passing,
202 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT) switched
positions with Nu'Keese Richard-
son, who played his natural po-
sition at wide receiver the entire
game.
It proved to be a much-need-
ed spark for Pahokee's offense,
which struggled with Richardson
at the helm in their two previous
games.
Though Johnson threw an
interception to the Suns in the
opening quarter - it was returned
for a touchdown - he came right
back with a 66-yard touchdown
pass to Richardson (four catches,
99 yards, 2 total TDs).
That was the first six of Pa-
hokee's 45 unanswered points,
which was highlighted by a 10-
yard rushing score in the second
frame from Vincent Smith (16
carries, 126 yards, 2 TDs).


Up 14-6 going into the second
half, Pahokee wide receiver Dex-
ter Holmes caught his only pass
of the game in the third quarter,
an 18-yard touchdown.
Smith saw the end zone yet
again on a 3-yard run later in the
third frame.
Curtis Daley (eight carries, 21
yards) scored a fourth-quarter
touchdown, a 1-yard run.
After Pahokee recorded a safe-
ty, Richardson ended the scoring
with a 55-yard kickoff return for a
touchdown.
The Blue Devils (10-2) move
on to the Class 2B state semifinals,
where they will be on the road to-
morrow night at Frostproof.
It's a rematch of last year's
state semifinal matchup, which
Pahokee won easily en route to
their fifth state title.
Staff Writer Najl Tobias can be
reached at ntoblas@newszap.com.


WordPad or Notepad-which is better to use?


By Diane Timmons
Okeechobee News
Some of us still write an old-
fashioned letter occasionally-
the kind that belongs on paper
instead of e-mail. ,
If it's a business letter, you
don't want to hand write it.
So using the computer is per-
fect for this.
The Windows operating sys-
tem includes some basic text ed-
iting software that really comes in
handy.
It is simple to use and far
less complicated than Microsoft
Word, the most widely used word
processing application.
The programs I'm referring to
are WordPad and Notepad.
These can be found under
your Start button.
Click Start, then Programs and
then Accessories.
If the Accessories panel has
two little down-pointing arrows
on the bottom, then it hasn't
opened fully.
You can drag down to these ar-
rows and click.
The whole accessories panel
will open
Look for WordPad and Note-'
pad.
W\hal is the difference'
Notepad is a plain text editor,


while WordPad is a basic word
processor.

Notepad: Produces a text
document without special for-
matting.
It is not usually the program of
choice for preparing a letter.
That said, I'm going to spend
much more time describing
WordPad.

WordPad: Allows you to write
and prepare your letter or any
simple document for a very pro-
fessional looking product.
WordPad saves your,words as
an RTF document which stands
for Rich Text Formatting.
RTF was developed as a pro-
gram that can be read by a wide
variety of word processors.
So it's very versatile.
All about WordPad
When you want to create, edit,
view and print a written docu-
ment, WordPad works quite well
as long as your formatting needs
are simple.
In a word processing applica-
tion, the cursor changes into an
I-beam when in the document
area.
* When you click in the docu-
ment, the blinking vertical line


shows you the insertion point or
where your text will appear when
you type.
A word processing application
builds your letter from the top
down.
Don't expect to put text at the
bottom of the screen first.
The opening screen in Word-
Pad is made up of five areas:
Menu: Across the top under
the blue line, is the menu line. It
reads File, Edit, View, Insert, For-
mat and Help.
These are actually pretty stan-
dard in a lot of programs.
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Environmental
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South Florida Water
Management District
In December 2008, the Gov-
erning Board of the South Florida
Water Management
District will -consider a pro-
posed purchase agreement with
the United States Sugar
Corporation regarding the ac-
quisition of more than 180,000
acres of land located
south of Lake Okeechobee.
This historic 'transaction would
provide water managers
with the unprecedented op-
portunity to store and treat water
on a scale never before
envisioned for the benefit
6f America's Everglades, Lake


Okeechobee and the St. Lucie
and Caloosahatchee rivers and
estuaries.
Potential Environmental Ben-
efits
* Increases water storage to
reduce harmful freshwater dis-
charges from Lake
Okeechobee to the St. Lucie
and Caloosahatchee rivers and'
estuaries
.* Improves the delivery of
cleaner water to the Everglades
* Prevents tons of phosphorus
from entering the Everglades
* Reduces the need for
"back-pumping" water into Lake
Okeechobee
* Manages Lake Okeechobee
within a more desirable ecologi-
cal range
Preliminary Restoration As-
sessments District engineers and
scientists have begun exploring
potential restoration projects us-


ing this vast tract
of a preliminary hy
ation, the District
computer modelr
the Reservoir Sizir
tions Screening (R
to simulate, evalua
variety of options,
world.
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quickly test a lar
scenarios using 41
fall and hydrolop
throughout South
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voir sizes, can bes
tion objectives.
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days.
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and treatment ca


Grass: Considering t

of land. As part the Everglades Agricultural Area der consideration by the District's
'drologic evalu- could provide the significant en- Governing Board, additional de-
utilized a new vironmental benefits described tails and records (other than trade
ng tool called above, secret information as defined in
ng and Opera- Florida Statute 812.081) associat-
ESOPS) model Ensuring Public Involvement ed with the acquisition, including
te and screen a * The significance of this po- appraisals, are posted on the Web
all in a "virtual" tential EVerglades land purchase site for public review.
led the District to take additional * At public meetings sched-
IS model can steps to keep the public informed uled for December 2, 15 and 16,
ge number of and involved.with the acquisition the District's Governing Board will
I years of rain- and how it will enhance opportu- continue evaluating the results of
gic data from nities to restore the Everglades. the District's extensive due dili-
Florida. * To provide the most up-to- gence and consider the terms and
ios will help to date information on the acquisi- conditions of the proposed pur-
combinations tion, the District has a dedicated chase contract and lease agree-
ncluding reser- Web site at www.sfwmd.gov/ ment.
3t meet restora- riverofgrass. This site is a compre- * If the acquisition is finalized,
hensive repository for acquisition- full-scale planning-with public
ly 250,000 indi- related materials including: news involvement-will take place to
ere tested in 60 releases, fact sheets, presenta- identify environmental restora-
tions, photos and videos, Q & A's, tion project footprints and spe-
nalysis shows news articles, resolutions, letters cific water storage, water quality
water storage and proposals, treatment and conveyance proj-
pability within * With the contract now un- ect options.


he Facts

* District engineers are cur-
rently evaluating a range of con-
ceptual project configurations to
provide a starting point for an ex-
tensive and detailed public proj-
ect planning process.
* With full public involvement,
all project planning will follow
a step-by-step approach; iden-
tify challenges and opportunities;
clarify goals, objectives and con-
straints; and identify and evaluate
projects to meet those goals.
* The District will continue to
update its Web site and to broad-
cast upcoming public meetings
to encourage public access to all
discussions and decisions.


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A special welcome back
Fred Taylor returned home Nov. 25 to distribute Thanks-
giving boxes to locals. The NFL star was greeted by more
than a few residents.


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Band salute
Fred Taylor was welcomed home by the Glades Central
Marching Band, which played for the former Raider and
NFL standout.


Local Weather Forecast
Weather forecast for Western Palm Beach County from the Nation-
al Weather Service.
Belle Glade and surrounding areas:
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. East wind between 3 and
5 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind
between 3 and 6 mph.


Extended Forecast
-Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 6
mph.
,Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind
around 6 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around
5 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Suiiday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.






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Rosenwald Elementary Employee of the Month


Cathy McLeod is a native Flo-
ridian. She was born in Pahokee.
This is Ms. McLeod's ninth year
teaching at Rosenwald Elementa-
ry. After her fourth year of teach-
ing, Mrs. McLeod went back to
earn her Master's degree in Read-
ing Education.
Ms. McLeod states that the
thing she enjoys most about
teaching is watching the trans-
formation that takes place in her
students during the school year.


In addition to teaching her regular
first grade class, Mrs. McLeod also
tutors after school.
On the nomination form,
one of Ms. McLeod's colleagues
wrote: She is caring, professional,
sincere, honest, committed, pro-
active, consistent, concerned,
and a leader.
Another of Ms. McLeod's col-
leagues wrote: She is always there
to help out her fellow teacher in
whatever way she can.


Upon being named employee
of the month, Ms. McLeod states
that she is honored to have been
nominated by her peers and
would like to say thank you for all
the support and encouragement
they have so generously given her
while working at Rosenwald.
All of the Rosenwald family
can definitely say the same thing
about her.


Cathy McLeod.


Submitted photo


Clubs and organizations


Hall, 1035 Northwest First Street,
South Bay. Your attendance will
make a difference.

Pahokee Beacon has
full schedule
Beacon Center Programs
scheduled are:
The Pahokee Beacon Center
at Pahokee Elementary School
will host classes at the following
times posted:
Family Resource Center:
* Access Florida: sign up for
food stamp, Welfare and Medic-
aid benefits.
*Lending Library, notary, fax,
copy center, community bulletin
board update Monday through
Thursday (9 a.m. until 8 p.m.) Fri-
day (9 a.m. until 5 p.m.)
Adult Classes include:
SFree ESOL/English Class -
Mondays and Wednesdays (6 un-
til 8 p.m.)
SFree GED Class - Mondays
and Wednesdays (6 until 8 p.m.)
*Free Computer Class -
Tuesday and Thursday (6 until 8
p.m.)
*Free Child Care for all Adult
Classes - Mondays through Thurs-
day (6 until 8 p.m.)
*Free Adult Leisure Activities
(activities vary)
*Free parenting classes
Youth Enrichment Academy:
Monday through Friday (2:30 un-
til 6 p.m.)
Middle School Program: Mon-
day through Friday (3:45 until 7
p.m.)
Community Advisory Council
Meeting: second Wednesday of
every month.
The Community is welcome
come to voice their concerns.

Hospital hosts
support groups
Wellington Regional Medical
Center has the following support
groups:
* Bariatric Education Seminar


General News and Information


Upcoming Homebuyer
Workshop
The Preserve at Boynton
Beach Development will host a
Homebuyer workshop for Centro
Campesino Farm-worker Center
Inc. in Boynton Beach, Fla. If you
are interested in this workshop,
please call our office at 561-996-
3988 to register for the class. The
Development is located at 1801
NE 4th Street, Boynton Beach, Fla.
For more information you can call
our office at 561-996-3988 or the
office of The Preserve in Boynton
Beach at 561-740-3111.

Are you prepared for
another Wilma?
For information and to register
call Palm Beach County Division
of Emergency Management at
561-712-6400, and press 1 for the
receptionist.

Plan now for Lake 0
Hike
It is time to organize your
schedule so that you can take
the time off during Thanksgiving
week to attend the Big "O" Hike
around Lake Okeechobee.
The Hike will begin in Pahokee
on Nov. 22, and end at Pahokee
on Nov. 30.
That's nine days .of walking
from nine to 14 miles a day to
make it all the way around the
lake. There is a little bit of a chal-
lenge to this walk. Hundreds of
people have tried over the years
and (for some reason) only about
20 to 30 percent of the walkers
manage to finish the 9 days.
So plan now and get in shape
for November. For further infor-
mation please call Paul at 561-
963-9906.

Support our troops
The Woman's Club of Belle
Glade will be sending packages
of much needed items to our mili-
tary men in Iraq.


'If you have a friend or a loved
one serving in Iraq and would like
us to send them a package of sup-
plies, give us their contact infor-
mation in Iraq.
We want to make sure our-
troops from the Glades are re-
ceiving support from their com-
munity. For more information
please contact Elizabeth Cayson,
Support-Our-Troops Wish List
Chairperson at 561-996-0129.

Hospice seeks
volunteers
Hospice of Palm Beach Coun-
ty (HPBC) volunteers are needed
in the Western communities to
visit with patients in their homes,
nursing homes, assisted living fa-
cilities and to transport patients
for errands and appointments.
Other opportunities include
serving as an ambassador at fairs
and events to educate the com-
munity about HPBC services and
programs.
Training is provided. Choose
your hours and the locations
most convenient for you: Belle
Glade, Pahokee, Canal Point or
South Bay HPBC - Over 30 years
as Palm Beach County's leading
provider of Hospice Care.
Call 888-848-5200 extension
2204 or visit www.hpbc.com.

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meets the first Thursday of the
month.
.* Bariatric Support Group
meets the first Thursday of each
month from '-to 2 p.m. and the
third Thursday of each month
from 6 to 7 p.m. Call 561-798-
8587 for details,
* Head and Neck Cancer Sup-
port group meets the fourth Tues-
day of the month, at 6:30 p.m. in
the hospital conference room.
* Lactation Tea and Support
Group meets the third Thursday
of each month at 9 a.m. For more


information, call 561-586-BABY.
* La Leche League of Palm
Beach County meets the first
Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
Call 561-798-0922 for more info.
* Prostate Cancer Support,
meets the first Friday of the month
at 7 p.m. in the conference room.
* Your Bosom Buddies II
Breast Cancer Support meets the
second Thursday of the month at
7 p.m. in the conference room.
Seminole reenactment festival
scheduled.


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Yard and Bake Sale
The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post
4185 is having an In-Door Yard
and Bake Sale on Friday, Dec. 5
and Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.,
to 1 p.m. at the VFW Post 4185
Hall on 501 S. Francisco St.
There will be Christmas Trees
and lights, tires, household items
and many more items. There will
also be a bake sale.
if you would like to donate
good used items please call 863-
677-1482 to make arrangements.
All proceeds will go .into our Re-
lief Fund to benefit veterans and
their families.

Cleaning Ladies
The Church of the Harvest has
a cleaning service for hire! The
funds derived from this service
support the residential services of
Grace Abounds Program (G.A.P.)
G.A.P. helps the homeless and
abused women.
Please help spread the word.
For more information please call
561-602-5646.

Adult flag football
league
The City of, Belle Glade is
sponsoring an Adult Flag Football
League that will be held at Pioneer
Park on Tuesday and Wednesday
nights. Any team interested in
participating should contact the
Recreation Department at 561-
992-1622 or 561-992-1623.

H.O.PE. meetings are
scheduled
Citizens of the city of South
Bay have recently formed a group
called H.O.P.E. "Helping Others
Pursue Equality." This is due to
the monthly increase in water
and sewer bills.
Meetings are scheduled the
first Wednesday of every month
in the Miracle by Faith Fellowship


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Canal Point
Elementary
Brownie Troop donates
clothing via fire rescue ve-
hicles
As Troop #
20948 of Wel-
lington worked
on a service
project they de-
cided to gather
gently used
clothing and
shoes for our Family Center! The
clothing was delivered by the
Palm Beach County Fire Depart-
ment (Belle Glade and Pahokee
Departments). The Pre-K and Kin-
dergarten students were thrilled
with tours of the rescue vehicles!
Many of our students will benefit
from the kind generosity of the
girls and their leaders Nadean An-
derson, Kathy Bourque and Mar-
cie Russo. THANK YOU, TROOP
#20948 and Palm Beach County
Fire Department!
Food for families
Students at KEC/Canal Point El-
ementary gathered over 650 cans
of food for the Food For Families
Drive! Six school families received
baskets of food along with turkeys
donated by the staff, faculty and
business partners. Thank you to
all who helped make this a happy
holiday for these special families!
Pennies for Patients
Students collected $678 for the
Leukemia Society! The top fund-
raising class was Mrs. Holden's
third grade class! They won a
Pizza Party! The money raised will
help further research to help find
a cure for leukemia. Thank you
to all the students, parents and'
staff who donated to this worthy
cause.
Dates to note:
Dec. 16: School Advisory
Council
Dec. 22 to Jan.. 5: Winter
holidays

Lake Shore Middle
School
Thanksgiv-
ing food drive
The Student
Council at Lake
Shored Annex '. '
sponsored a , 'Sri


Thanksgiving Food Drive. With
the support of the staff and stu-
dents, as well as Mr. Edwin Wes-
ley and the Men of Tomorrow
Youth Group of West Palm Beach
who donated two Butter Ball Tur-
keys and two baskets of foods;
we were able to adopt three fami-
lies and provide a Thanksgiving
Basket full of goodies to each of
them. A big thank you goes out to
each of our Student Council Mem-
ber for all of their hard work.
Attention Seniors
The Senior Class at Lake Shore
Annex School wants the commu-
nity to know that they have a "Yes
We Can Attitude" and that they
are, "Predicted To Be Success-
ful." They are looking forward to
participating in activities that are
being planned for them such as;
Career Fairs, College Tours, and
Scholarship Seminars: just to
name a few. Some of the Seniors
had an opportunity to meet with
representatives from the Marines
as they visited for an entire day on
the campus: For more informa-
tion contact; Mrs. Howard-Princi-
pal, Mrs. Bass or Ms. Knowles at
561-993-8401.
SAC Meeting
Lake Shore Middle School will
be having School Advisory Coun-
cil Meeting on Tuesday Dec. 2, at
6 p.m. in the Media Center. Child-
care will be provided and Refresh-
ments will be served. Translators
will be available. Your participa-
tion is needed as we continue
to enhance and empower your
child's education. We are looking
forward to seeing you. If you have
any questions, please feel free to
contact Irma.Woods at 561-829-
1100. Picture Make up day Friday,
Dec. 5.
Unraveling the FCAT
Lake Shore Middle School's
Saturday Academy featuring the
"Movers and Shakers Unraveling
the FCAT" will begin on Dec. 6.
This program will provide aca-
demic enrichment to 6th and 7th
grade students in the areas of
reading and mathematics. Aca-
demic, enrichment will be provid-
ed to the 8th grade students in the
areas of reading, mathematics,
writing, and science. Tutoring will
begin on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9
a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Students are
to report to the cafeteria. A certi-


fled teacher will deliver instruc-
tion during the following ten Sat-
urdays: 12/6/08, 12/13/08, 1/10/09,
1/24/09, 1/31/09, 2/7/09, 2/14/09,
2/21/09, 2/28/09, and 3/7/09. A
snack will be provided at end of
class each Saturday. Students at-
tending the program for the en-
tire ten Saturdays will be eligible
to participate in the drawing on
3/7/09 for iPod, DVD player, and
much more. All participants will
be eligible to receive other incen-
tives. Parental support is very vital
to ensure student success. Trans-
portation will be provided for stu-
dents who ride the bus.
Pick-up Time
Bus #1 Route
Bus #2 Route
8:20 a.m.
NW 8th Street Cox Park (South
Bay)
SW Ave F and SW 2nd St
8:25 a.m.
Tanner Park (South Bay)
SW Ave F and SW 5th St
8:35 a.m.
Okeechobee Center
SW Ave F and SW 8th St
8:40 a.m.
Glades Glen
SW Ave G and SW 12th St
8:45 a.m.
715 MHP (at the mailbox)
If you have any .questions re-
garding this program, please con-
tact Ms. C. Jackson, Math Coach
at 561-829-1100.

Glade View
Elementary School
Food Drive
Glade View's Annual Food
Drive is underway. Please donate
any non-perishable food items to
the school. All donations will be
given to local charities.

Pahokee Middle - High
School
School Pictures
Senior Pic-
tures will be
taken at Paho-
kee Middle-High
School on Dec.
4 and 5 in the
Auditorium star-
ing at 9 a.m.
Underclassmen
Pictures will be taken at Pahokee


Middle-High School on Dec. 11
and 12.

Belle Glade
Elementary
Safety Patrols Fundraisers
The Belle Glade Elementary
Safety Patrols are sponsoring
several fundraisers to help send
on Safety Patrols to Washington
D.C. Please contact the school for
further information regarding this
.event.

Gove Elementary
School
Cat Talk
Food for
Families
Special
thanks to all
who contributed
and / or assisted
with our Food for
Families Drive.
Our students
and staff collected 1,140 cans and
other food items during this drive.
Because of your continued sup-
port, 14 boxes were prepared for
needy families in our community.
Congratulations to the following
classes for contributing the most
cans during this initiative: Ms.
Jordan (45 cans), Mrs. Dixon (45
cans), and Mrs. Kujawski (159
cans). The winning classes will
be treated to an ice cream party.
Foreign Language Update
Congratulations to Ms. Celia
Blandon, 2nd Gr. Spanish Teach-
er, for being selected as an ACTFL
First Time Attendee Scholarship
recipient. During a special cere-
mony held at the Dolphin Hotel in
Orlando on November 21st, Ms.
Blandon received her award and
a $200.00 check to help defray
the cost of attending the ACTFL
Annual Convention and World
Languages Expo. Again, our con-
gratulations and hope this will be
the first of many more.

Matching Gift Program
We all recognize that edu-
cation is the key to our future.
That's why Publix Super Markets
Charities wants to help make
your gift to education go twice
as far. When you give a gift in
any amount, Publix will match it


dollar for dollar. We encourage
all Publix employees to take part
of this program and designate
our school, Gove Elementary,
to benefit from your charitable
contribution. For more informa-
tion, contact the Family Center at
(561) 993-8712. We thank you in
advance for your continued sup-
port.
A Note from the School
Nurse
School District policy states
that absolutely NO medicine can
be brought to school by a student
in any form or at any time. These
include prescription and over-the-
counter medicines such as cough
drops, Tylenol, cold pills, Anbesol,
antibiotic cream, etc. They are all
considered DRUGS ON CAMPUS
by the school police. The only ex-
ception is asthma inhalers; how-
ever, the school nurse must have
a written order from the doctor,
renewed yearly, allowing the stu-
dent to carry it. Medicines allowed
on campus must have written or-
ders from doctor and parent and
are securely locked in a medicine
cabinet located in the school
clinic. Only adults (parents/guard-
ians) are allowed to bring medi-
cine to school; they must have
the- appropriate orders and in a
prescription-labeled bottle. The
nurse recommends that for con-
venience, parents should ask the
pharmacy to split the prescription
into two bottles-one for school
and one for home. Be reminded
that medicines can not be sent
back and forth with the students.
For further questions, please con-
tact the school administration or
the school nurse at 561-993-8700.
Upcoming Events:
Dec. 9: Vision and Hearing
Make-up Day
Dec. 10 - 11: Palm Beach
Writes
Dec. 12: Spelling Bee at 8:30
a.m.
Dec. 12 to Feb. 5: Diagnostic
Testing Gr. 2-5
Dec. 4: PTO at 5:30 p.m. and
SAC meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Glades Central High
School
Raider H.O.P.E
The 3rd Raider H.O.P.E. (Help-
ing Our Parents to Empower)


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School news


Financial Aid help
available to local
students
Do you needhelp understand-
ing the college Financial Aid pa,-
per work, the NCAA Eligibility
Calculator, Community Service
Opportunities, or how to get col-
lege scholarships?
This year Community Service
Seminars will be offered at Glades
Central on regular basis for all in-


terested parties including high
school studerits,'athletes, parents,
and guardians on regular basis to
keep you informed.
Listen for the announcement
at school, on WSWN, in the
Glades Central Newsletter or in
future editions of The Sun.
Feel free to call Dr. Cheryl
Smith-Brown at 561-993-4404 if
you have any questions or con-
cerns.
For additional school informa-
tion, call the main office at 561-


993-4400.

After School Care


tact the Beacon Center by calling
S 561-993-8660 or just stop by the
school.


Provider Changes for Plans working for
School Year 2008-2009 Children's Week at


After School care for students
at Pioneer Park Elementary will
be provided by the Beacon Center
for the 2008-2009 school year.
Any parent wishing to enroll
their child/children in an after
school program will need to con-


pre-schools
Come out and join the Chil-
dren's Week,planning committee.
All Child Care and Early Childhood
providers of pre-school children
are invited to attend.


Sponsored by Glades 2008
Children's Week Planning Com-
mittee.
For more information, please
contact Autrie M. Williams at
PEPPI 561-996-1718.

ECMHSP looking for
volunteers
East Coast Migrant Head Start
Project (ECMHP) is looking for
volunteers. If you can donate a
few hours of your time, the per-


feet opportunity might exist for
you.'Opportunities to serve are
endless and include office sup-
port, kitchen assistance, class-
room assistance and much more.
Volunteers are needed Monday
- Friday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Please call Erica at 561-996-2232
for more information on how
to be a part of this excellent and
meaningful experience.


Reviving the River of Grass: Contract and Lease


Purchase Contract
and Lease
Agreement

South Florida Water
Management District
In December 2008, the .Gov-
erning Board of the South Florida
Water Management District will
consider a proposed purchase
agreement with the United States
Sugar Corporation regarding the
acquisition of more than 180,000
acres of land located south of Lake
Okeechobee. This historic trans-
action Would provide water man-
agers with the unprecedented op-
portunity to store and treat water
on a scale never before envisioned
for the benefit of America's Ever-
glades, Lake Okeechobee and the
St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee riv-
ers and estuaries.

Summary of the
Proposed Agreement
* U.S. Sugar Corporation has
agreed to sell its land holdings to
the District for the primary pur-
poses of Everglades restoration.
The two parties finalized a pro-
posed purchase contract for pre-
sentation to U.S. Sugar's Board
of Directors and to the District's
Governing Board.
* Under a separate assignable
lease agreement, U.S. Sugar has
the option to continue agricul-
tural operations on the land for
seven years.
* Under this proposed agree-
ment, U.S. Sugar would retain
ownership. and continue operat-
ing the company's major assets,
including its sugar mill, refinery,
citrus processing plant and rail-
road.
* Both the real estate contract
and lease agreement are subject
to the review and approval of the
District's Governing Board.
* Both parties must execute
the prop'6o: agreement by De-


member 16, 2008, for it to become
effective.
* The District reviewed thou-
sands of documents including
title policy and surveys, leases,
contracts, licenses and mainte-
nance records as part of its, due
diligence to support a proposed
purchase.
* The District's legal team was
supported by attorneys from Sid-
ley Austin, LLP, a full-service firm
with an experienced transactional
practice in corporate mergers and
acquisitions.

About the Real Estate
Transaction
* The District would take own-
ership of a minimum of 180,000
acres land.
* The purchase would include
the acquisition of water control
and conveyance infrastructure
located on the land, including
pump stations, some of which
may ultimately be incorporated
into environmental projects and
utilized to convey water for resto-
ration purposes.
* The proposed purchase
price is $1.34 billion. Subject to
approval by the Governing Board,
validation and market conditions,
the District would issue certifi-
cates of participation to finance
the land acquisition.
* The purchase price was
established after extensive nego-
tiations and is supported by two
independent appraisals. Land
holdings were appraised at $1.3
and $1.37 billion.
* As is typical with a District
land acquisition, the cleanup of
pollutants to commercial stan-
dards would be the responsibil-
ity of the seller (U.S. Sugar); the
purchaser (District) would be
responsible for any remediation
needed to achieve ecological
standards. Typically more strin-
gent -than commercial cleanup
standards, ecological standards
are the benchmarks that would


need to be achieved for an en-
vironmental restoration project.
Acreage requiring cleanup to eco-
logical standards by the District
would be determined by the proj-
ect footprint.
* The total cost to remediate
the issues attributed to U.S. Sugar
is estimated at $16.5 million. Un-
der the agreement, the District
would assume control over re-
mediation, which is the preferred
option. U.S. Sugar would provide
the District with a $21.5 million
payment for the environmental
cleanup-130 percent the esti-
mated remediation costs.
* U.S. Sugar would also retain
responsibility for any undiscov-
ered or new contamination. U.S.
Sugar would be responsible for
the remediation-to commercial
standards-of any pollution dis-
covered during 'the lease period
and for three years after its termi-
nation.
* An "evergreen" General Es-


crow Fund would be established
by U.S. Sugar and maintained at
a minimum of $10 million for any
undiscovered environmental im-
pacts.
* The sale and purchase of the
property shall occur 90 days after
court validation of the Certificates
of Participation. The agreement
may be terminated if validation
.has not'been issued on or before
July 10, 2009, or if closing has not
occurred by September 25,.2009.

About the Lease
Agreement
* Under a separate agree-
ment, U.S. Sugar would lease the
land for agricultural operation for
seven years. Conditions include a
lease rate of $50/acre for six years
with the seventh year at no cost.
The lease expires June 30, 2016.
* The lease arrangement al-
lows for the release of the first


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10,000 acres of property to the
District (in 2,000-acre parcels of
contiguous lands) at any time af-
ter the first year with appropriate
notice. An additional 30,000 acres
(in 10,000-acre or more parcels
of contiguous lands) may be re-
leased in year six, on or after De-
cember 30, 2015.
* The agreement also allows
for the release of up to 3,000
acres in connection with transfers
to municipalities or other govern-
mental entities.
* U.S. Sugar would be re-
quired to pay all property taxes
and assessments, control the land
for exotic and invasive plants and
implement Best Management
Practices to prevent pollution.
* The lease would generate a
minimum of $54 million in reve-
nue and avoid more than $40 mil-
lion in land management costs.
* The District may continue to
lease the land after seven years
if not yet needed for restoration


purposes. U.S. Sugar is provided
the right to match any lease offer
from other interests.

What Happens Next?
* The transaction goes before
the District's Governing Board for
review and consideration.
. Subject to financing, the two
parties would close the transac-
tion in 2009.
* The District will undertake
a thorough and open public pro-
cess to determine the most viable
footprint for constructing a man-
aged system of water storage and
treatment to support ecosystem
restoration efforts.
The District will include all
stakeholders, including land-
owners interested in land trades,
in the development of a project
footprint.
Once a project footprint is de-
termined, the District may surplus
land not needed for restoration.


The'Glades County School Board
Held A Reorganizational Meeting
On November 18, 2008
And Established The Following
Meeting Schedule


A Regular Meeting Will Be Held
On December 11, 2008 at 9:00a.m.
Beginning In January, Regular Meetings
Will Be Held On The
Second Thursday At 6:00p.m. And
The Fourth Thursday At 9:00am.
In The Glades County School Board
Meeting Room

400 10th Street, SW
Moore Haven, FL 33471
(863)946-2083


Parent initiative will be held on
Thursday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Parents
will gain hands-on experience
with Princeton Review, Power Ed
and Springboard. For additional
information, please contact Mrs.
Moore at 561-993-1935.
Raider PU.S.H.
Raider P.U.S.H. is a student
initiative geared towards Push-
ing Until Something Happens.
This will empower our students
by providing them with gradation
requirements, ACT/SAT sessions,
college information, and strate-
gies that are beneficial to student
academic achievement. Raider
PUSH will be Monday, Dec. 8 at
6 p.m. in the gym. This event is
only for 11th and 12th.graders. For
more information, contact Glades
Central's guidance department at
561-993-4403.
December Holiday Camp
Glades Central.will host a De-
cember Holiday Camp for stu-
dents in Grades 9, 10 and 11. Stu-
dents in 9th grade will focus on
reading and mathematics. 10th
grade students will focus on writ-
ing, extended response questions
and mathematics. 11th grade stu-
dents will focus on science and
graduation requirements such as
Credit recovery, ACT/ SAT help,
etc.
Camp Dates: Monday, Dec. 22;
Tuesday, Dec. 23, Monday, Dec.
29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30.
Camp Location: Glades Cen-
tral (daily check-in will begin in
the media center each day)
Transportation: Buses will pick
up in South Bay at 8:15 a.m. and
Belle Glade at 8:20 a.m. (specific
locations provided in English
classes)
Camp Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lunch/Snacks: Will be pro-
vided.
Staff Working: Administrators,
data processor and teachers.
Incentives/Rewards: Students
who attend the full camp will re-
ceive bonus point tickets for their
core classes. The last day of the
camp will include a day trip.
For additional inforrhation on
both camps, please contact Mrs.
Moore at 993-1935.
Upcoming events:
Tuesday, Dec. 16 - SAC meet-
ing.


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Religion briefs

A Christmas
Cantata to be held
in Belle Glade
The Chancel Choir of Commu-
nity United Methodist Church will
present "GO TELL IT," a cantata
arranged by Jack Schraeder, on
Sunday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
The program, directed by Car-
ol Schmidt and accompanied on
the piano by Karen Corbin, fea-
tures Milton Carpenter and Becky
Watson as narrators.
An offering will be received to
benefit missiofi projects.
The public is cordially invited
to share the joyous Christmas sto-
ry with the congregation at Com-
munity United Methodist Church,
r 401 SW First Street, Belle Glade.
Please call 561-996-5568 re-
garding inquiries.

Plenty of food and
fellowship in
Palmdale
On Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m.
there will be food and fellowship,
at 7 p.m. gospel, music and the
word brought this month by pas-
tor Paul Harris from the Church
of the New Beginning at Port La-
belle.
Come and listen to a man who
knows the word of God.
You are also welcome to our
Christmas dinner that night, if you
don't have a place to go come be
with us, all are welcome we are
located on the corner of Fifth and
Main, at the community building
in Palmdale.

Christmas through
Jewish Eyes, a
presentation
Dr. Rich Freeman of' Cho-
sen People Ministries will share
"Christmas through Jewish Eyes"
at the 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
worship services at First United
Methodist Church of Clewiston
on Sunday, Dec. 7.
The community is invited.

Special Wednesday
nights at First,
Christian!
During the month of Decem-
ber, First Christian Church, 201 N.
Francisco St. in Clewiston, will be
having a Special Stud'
- .The first three Wednesday
Nights the Church will be study-
ing Rick Warren's "The Purpose.
of Christmas."
This includes a DVD with Rick
Warren and a Study Leaflet.
On Dec. 10 the study if entitled,
"A Time Of Salvation."
On Dec. 17 the study is entitled,
"A Time of Reconciliation."
On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve,
there will be a Christmas Eve
Candlelight Carol Service.
Preceding each of these Ser-
vices there is a Potluck Dinner at
6 p.m. with the Services to follow
at 7 p.m.
Jackie Miller,,Minister of First
Christian, cordially. invites the
public to attend these special ser-
vices.

First Christian plans
a busy Christmas
season in Clewiston
First Christian Church has
made plans for a busy Christmas
Season.
The first three Wednesday


Nights at 7 p.m. the church will
be studying Rick Warren's "The
Purpose of Christmas."
Each Sunday those who attend
will receive a Christmas Memento
of their attendance.
On Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. the
Church Choir will be present-
ing the Cantata, "JOY TO THE
WORLD," under the direction of
Jackie Miller, Minister.
Soloist include Deanna Walker
and Heather Giddens. On that
same day at 7 p.m. the Christ-
mas Program, "JOY FOR THE
WORLD," will be presented un-
der the direction of Heather Gid-
dens.
Christmas Treat Bags will be
given out after this service.
On Dec. 24, 7 p.m., Christmas
Eve, a Christmas Candlelight Car-
ol Service will be held.
Jackie Miller, Minister, of First
Christian, cordially invites the
community to attend any or all of
these Special Services.

Clewiston Church of
God Service Times
announced
The Clewiston Church of
Christ would like to announce
their regular service times to the
public and invite anyone interest-
ed in attending.
Sunday Bible Class will begin
at 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship be-
gins at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening
Worship will start at 6 p.m., and
Wednesday Bible Study starts at
7 p.m.
The Clewiston Church of
Christ islocated at 336 Central
Ave in Clewiston.
For further information, please
call 863-983-8822.

Christmas Dinner for
all seniors in
Clewiston
All seniors are invited to a com-
munity wide Christmas dinner on
Saturday, Dec. 13 starting at 12
p.m. at John Boy auditorium.
Gifts and door prizes will be
given out!
This event is sponsored as a
no charge gift to the seniors of
our community by our area busi-
nesses and churches.
Make your reservations with
your local church or call 863-983-
5269.

Rummage, Bake Sale
at Calvary Baptist
Church
The youth of Calvary Baptist
Church are having a Rummage/
bake sale every Saturday morning
from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The church is located at 1075
Davidson Rd. Hookers Point. in
Clewiston.
We are raising funds, for a
youth seminar in January. Dona-
tions accepted.

Ladies Outreach
Ministry hosts a
bake sale
Evangel Church Ladies' Out-
reach Ministty will be hosting a
country breakfast and bake sale
on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 8 a.m. to
11 a.m. at the Outreach Center on
350 South Berner Road.
The country breakfast is all you
can eat with a suggested dona-
tion of $6 and $2.50 for children
under 6.


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Cecile Elizabeth Yoder
Pape, 96
LAKEPLACID - Cecile Elizabeth
(Yoder) Pape, went to be with her
Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008,
at the age of 96, following a brief ill-
ness.
Born to Americans Samuel Joseph
Yoder and Daisy May Blosser on May
11, 1912, in Omaja, Cuba, Cecile was
the first daughter of 12 children born
to the Yoders.
The family returned to the United
States and after a short residence in
Tampa, moved to Moore Heaven in
August of 1918, where her father
made a living by farming and later as
the Postmaster.
Cecile graduated from Moore
Haven High School, secretary of the
class of 1931. After graduation, she
took a position as clerk and acting
Postmaster, assisting'her father for
the remainder of his term.
Cecile married Henry L. Brooks
and was blessed with her only child,
William Lynn. Following her father's,
death in 1936, she left the Post Office
to become a stenographer for the
Glades County Agricultural Agent.
In 1940, Cecile was clerk and book-
keeper for the Superintendent of
Public Instruction in Glades County.
A year later, she took a temporary as-
signment as a stenographer for the
State Legislature. She returned in
June 1941, to work as a stenogra-
pher for U.S. Sugar in Clewiston.
In 1942, following the establish-
ment of the Women's Military Ser-
vice, Cecile became a 'Junior Clerk
Typist for the war department, work-
ling in the office of the U.S. Engineer
in Clewiston.
In 1944, she went to work for John
B. Orr, Inc. as a supervisor' in Pur-
chasing and correspondence reports.
In 1945, Cecile served in Palm
Beach, Florida as a clerk, maintain-
ing staff personal records and super-
vising office employees at a special
hospital established by converting a
hotel into military facility. She was
then part of the staff that restored the
hotel to its former beauty.
Cecile was reelected three times as.
Glades County Tax Collector and
served until her retirement. She re-
married in 1953, becoming the wife
of former classmate Marvin Earl
Pape. The couple eventually moved
from Moore Haven to Englewood.
They also enjoyed a home on Eagle
Mountain in Hiawassee, Ga.
In 2000, having survived her hus-.
band, her son, and her granddaugh-
ter, Elizabeth, she moved to Lake
Placid, Florida to be nearer to family.
She is survived by two sisters,
Marion Bender (Guy) of Grand Junc-
tion, Colo., and Patricia Hannah of
Lakeland; two stepdaughters, Judy
Bowen of Moore Haven and Shirley
Christopher of Sebring. She was
"Grandma Cecile" to '12 grandchil-
dren, Ted Brooks of Gulf Breeze,
John Brooks of Nashville, Ga., De-
nise Holbrook of Lehigh, Michelle
Yates of Lake Placid, Camille Egan of
Jupiter; Elizabeth Brooks (de-
ceased), Debbie Peterson of Destin,
Donna Christopher of Sebring, Jeff
Christopher (deceased), Kimberly
Laws of Santa Rosa Beach, Murray
Bowen of Ft. Lauderdale, and Dee
Dee Bowen (deceased); 21 great-
grandchildren; and 10 great-great-
grandchildren.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Venus Ce-
metery, with a celebration dinner
will follow for friends and family at
the Venus Clubhouse,
Arrangements entrusted to Chan-
dler Funeral Home.


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Gladys Gunn
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FOUNTAIN - Gladys Gunn
Keene, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, in
her home. She was 75.
She had been a resident of Foun-
tain since 1973, moving from Moore
Haven.
She was preceded in death by her
father, Walter Lee Gunn; mother,
Della Langdale Gunn; husband, Jim-
mie Carol Keene; son, Jimmie Lee
Keene; sisters, Lois Hendry, and Del-
la Mae Bembry; and a brother, Floyd
Gunn.
She is survived by her son,
Dwayne Keene, of Fountain; sister,
Joyce Vickers and husband R.C., of
Panama City; aunt, Frankie Lang-
dale, of Moore Haven; and a host of
nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday at Akin-Davis Funeral
Home, 438 E. Sugarland Hwy., Cle-
wiston.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m.
Thursday at The Ortona Cemetery,
12870 W SR 78, Moore Haven.


Mattie Lee Williams
Hadle, 87
LAKELAND'- Mattie Lee Williams
Hadley, was born on Feb. 16, 1921,
in Bassinger. She died from heart
failure on Nov. 22, 2008, in Lakeland
Regional Medical Center. She was
87.
Mattie'was proud of being a fourth
generation "Florida Cracker." One of
her ancestors signed the voter regis-
ter in the vote to make Florida a
state. She married Arthur Edward
Hadley in 1936. They lived in central
and south Florida for the 50 years
they were married.
During her childrearing years she
was a very active member of First
Baptist Church of Moore Haven,
Florida. Mattie and Arthur moved to
Lakeland in 1958 and ran a business
on Highway 98 North for many
years. Later, Mattie was active in
Crestview Baptist Church in Lake-
land, serving on the hospitality com-
mittee and .as secretary-treasurer of
her Sunday School class.
Her family and her church were
central to her life, but she found
time and ways to help many others
in unfortunate circumstances. She
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The Mayaimis Indian Nation on Lake Okeechobee


The construction of
dugouts to navigate
the lake

By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum
The calloused fingers of the
carver moved across the cypress
dugout with the finesse of a mae-
stro pianist, stroking and tapping
the smooth, polished sides for
tones or flaws that would indicate
hull weaknesses.
Finding no defects in his crafts-
manship, the carver now gazed
at the high protruding bow that
arched slowly, forming two long
tapering sides that met at the
stern.
Its high bow and lean, graceful
sides were birthed for seaworthi-
ness and speed on the inland sea,
Lake Okeechobee.
This tale reflects the impor-
tance of the dugout to the early
inhabitants of Lake Okeechobee.
The dugout was their automo-
bile and the lake, creeks and riv-
ers their highways.
It's time to take "A Walk in
The Past," review the dugouts of
yesterday and examine some of
those forgotten rivers and towns
that once existed around Lake
Okeechobee.
. Archeologists agree that the
Indians in Florida constructed
dugouts according to their needs.


Dugouts designed for large
lakes and seacoast were longer,
wider, and had higher bows.
Those used by Mayaimis on
Lake Okeechobee. probably
looked much like the Calusa dug-
outs that once plied the waters
of the Ten Thousand Islands and
Gulf of Mexico.
The Calusa and Mayaimis In-
dian nations had close ties and
were probably "kissing cousins,"
an arrangement that encouraged
trade between the two nations.
The Calusa and Mayaimis re-
quired dugouts that could trans-
port trade goods and safely trans-
verse large bodies of open water,
so they probably used very similar
dugout designs.
Unfortunately, no Calusa or
Mayaimis dugouts have ever been
found to validate this suggestion.
I have never found any docu-
mentation that recounts the dis-
covery of a Mayaimis dugout on
Lake Okeechobee. (Please con-
tact the Clewiston Museum if you
have knowledge of a dugout dis-
covery on Lake Okeechobee.)
The later Seminole dugouts
were generally associated with
the shallow waters of the Ever-
glades, but this is a mistake be-
cause its design expresses great
nautical lines that made it very
adaptable on the open waters of
Lake Okeechobee and the south
Florida coast.
Seminoles used dugouts dur-
ing the Second Seminole Indian


War to cross a stretch of open
sea and raid a community in the
keys.
The Mayaimis dugouts prob-
ably had similar-nautical lines.
The Mayaimis towns, dugouts
and watery highways were in-
separable.
Creeks and rivers flowing in or
out of Lake Okeechobee served
as highways for travel, hunting
and trade.
Towns were built around Lake
Okeechobee at the mouths of
these watery highways.
The beginning of most great
civilizations started once upon
a time on a river or lake, so it
should come as no surprise that
the Mayaimis Indians built their
towns around creeks and rivers
around Lake Okeechobee.
Years later the early Florida
settlers carried on this ageless
tradition and built many of their
towns (Moore Haven, Lake Har-
bor, South Bay, Chosen and Canal
Point) along canals dug in the
1900s to drain the Everglades.
The town of Clewiston started
on a strip of sandy beach called
Sandpoint, and its first business
district was established on Fran-
cisco Street, which is parallel to
the Industrial Canal.
V.P. Killer was an engineer
who worked for Diston Hamilton,
a Philadelphian that attempted to
drain the Everglades.
He said that there were seven-
teen streams leading out of Lake'


Okeechobee; however, he failed
to name any of the streams.
Lawrence E. Wills, the noted
Glades historian provided more
detail. He described some of the
river locations
* Canal Point Area - The
Stuckey's Ditch and Pelican River
* Pahokee Area - The
Cowhorn Slough, Whiddens Ca-
nal, and Forked River
* Chosen and Belle Glades
Areas - The Leatherman River,
Democrat River, and Copper's
River
* South Bay Area - The
Hutchinson creek and Dowell's
River Lake Harbor Area -
* Lake Harbor Area - The
Cason River and Ritta River
* The Clewiston Area -
There was an inlet running west
through Sand Point into a bay that
probably had a small river flow-
ing west into the Glades.
* Hendry, Glades and Lee
Counties - The Caloosahatchee
River
* ' Lake Port Area - Fish-
eating creek in the
* Okeechobee City Area -
The Kissimmee River and Taylor
creek
Many of these rivers were
destroyed when the Everglades
around Lake Okeechobee was
drained.
The Mayaimis towns that once
flourished in very close proxim-
ity to our communities are now
gone;- only the scattered mounds


around the lake remind us of their
past existence.
How many Mayaimis towns
were there and how populated
were they?
Fontanedo said there were
many towns on the lake with
town populations ranging from
30 to 40 people and that several
were much larger.
Fontanedo also. gives us a
glimpse of their culture.
He said, "The men go naked,
and the women in a shawl made
of a kind of palm-leaf, split and
woven. They, are subjects of Car-
los, and pay him tribute of all the
things I have before mentioned,
food and roots, the sins of deer,
and other articles."
King Carlos was chief over the
Calusa Indian nation at that time.
He used the power that the Calusa
Indian nation wielded over other
neighboring Indian nations to de-
mand tribute, which was a tax.
I wonder what the millage
rates were on lake front property
back in the day.
One thing is for sure, "Death
and Taxes," some things never
change.
Since I was a boy, I have heard
stories.about how tall the Mayai-
mis Indians were.
Lawrence E. Wills makes ref-
erence to the Mayaimis Indian
bones found on the south shore
of Lake Okeechobee.
He said the bones were very
large when compared to the set-


tiers who found them.
An engineer working in the
area was 6'3" and found a femur
bone that was several inches lon-
ger than his.
A skeleton at another location
was sent to Gainesville and re-
viewed by anthropologists.
They reported the skeleton
was a Calusa or Mayaimis female
Indian that once stood six feet.
There will be more Tall Tales
about the Mayaimis Indian towns
and the food they ate in next
week's edition of "A Walk in The
Past."
I hope you enjoyed this story.
Please contact the Clewiston
Museum if you have questions,
artifacts, pictures, or a "Whale
of a Tale" that you would like to
share.
The Museum's hours are from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through
Friday.
Butch Wilson is the Clewiston
Museum Director.
He can be reached at clewis-
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Sugar
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SFWMD deal in its entirety. He
argued that it was not necessary
to focus on the details since this
was an overall negotiation with a
major economic impact.
Fritz Stein, an area farmer, dis-
agrees, "Lofty goals look good on
paper, but the devil is in the de-
tails."
Farmer after farmer rose to
the podium during the meeting
to condemn the deal, claiming
that the price was unfair and their
farms would suffer tremendous-
ly.
"Without a competitive ,pro-
cess for leasing lands, vegetable
markets would be destroyed.
There would be huge over pro-
duction," said Paul Orsenigo,
president of Orsenigo Farms and


Taylor
Continued From Page 1
30 minutes for Taylor to pull up in
his limousine.
But it didn't dampen the mood,
as Mike D of WSWN-Sugar 900
AM conducted a live broadcast


Tribute
Continued From Page 1
While speaking to the audi-
ence, Terria gave an account
on how the Explorers program
helped her stay out of trouble
and overcome the adversities that
come with being in school.
In short, Rev. Wallace was in-
spired by the fact that she now
attends Florida Atlantic University
and plans to graduate early.
Terria will be honored with a
$250 book scholarship from the
reverend.
"Terria chose to excel in aca-
demics and' go to college," Rev.
Wallace said.
"She's an example of what
Jonathan stood for and what
Donta believed."
A host of organizations and
officers paid tribute to the fallen
heroes as well.
The Sons of Allen Outreach
Ministry, which Deputy Wallace
was part of, were on hand to pro-
vidementorship and support for
those in attendance.
_ A Moses project bassinet, do-
Pated by the Young Officers Tree
of Hope, was on display, courtesy


Grower's Management Inc.
But Mr. Coker disagrees.
"This 'competitive edge' is
nonsense. At the end of my sev-
en-year lease, they can bid to their
heart's content," Coker said.
The vice president also said
.that if the district wanted to raise
the lease rates for U.S. Sugar they
would also have to raise the pur-
chasing price.
"The purchase price is very
low. There is less cash up front,"
Mr. Coker said.
Fear seemed to be the central
theme for many residents who
still wonder what will happen to
their jobs and homes if U.S. Sugar
closes its doors.
"My taxpayer's money is going
to be used for my own demise,"
said Carl Berner, who owns Bern-
er Oil in Clewiston,.in a public
comment.
Mali Chamness, mayor of


of the function, which ended at
about 3:30 p.m.
"The lines reached far out to
see Fred, but it was worth the
wait," Mr. Patrick said.
When all the boxes were given
out,.it was all smiles for everyone
at the function, especially in Tay-
lor's case.


of the Daughters of Sarah Mis-
sionary Baby Society.
The Young Officers Tree of
Hope, a provider for single par-
ents and teens who can't afford a
sleeping quarter for their infants,
is sponsored by Rev. Wallace and
Suzette Manuel, the wife of Depu-
ty Manuel.
The Queen Ester Masonic
Lodge presented a plaque to the
families of the fallen deputies.
The plaque, according to Rev.
Wallace, symbolizes the mentor-
ship program, which was named
in the fallen heroes' honor.
One of the most touching mo-
ments of the ceremony was when
portraits of the two deputies was
presented by the Steel Horse Pos-
se Motorcycle Club.
It moved Rev. Wallace so
much when she discovered that
the portraits were conducted by
the hands of one of the club's
members.
"They are, so beautiful," she
said gratefully.
PBSO Captain Rolando Silva
presented both families with a
photo album, which was com-
plied by the sheriff's office.
The captain also took the time
to provide a speech, which he


Clewiston, asked for a detailed
economic transition plan to en-
sure that the area remains a sus-
tainable, viable community. She
said no plan by Governor Charlie
Crist's office has shown what the
consequences of the U.S. Sugar
deal will be and how the state
plans to avoid an economic ca-
tastrophe to the area.
Chamness called on the
board's ethical and moral con-
science to reconsider the con-
tract.
"I'm going to beg you on
behalf of the town and people
I love - do the right thing. This
deal could literally bring us to our
knees. There has to be a better
way to revive the River of Grass,"
pleaded Chamness.
Melanie McGahee, an attorney
in Hendry County, believes board
members have been so enchant-
ed by the idea of rehabilitating the


"Fred felt like he was wel-
comed back home," Mr. Patrick
said.
"He had a great time."
Notes: Santonio Holmies, the
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver
and fellow Glades. Central alum,
was also scheduled to make an
appearance at the function.


specifically wrote in honor of the
fallen heroes.
"You see, it is the desire and
wishes of both the Wallace and
Manuel families that we take this
opportunity to think about and re-
member what is really important
in life: making a difference in the
lives of others," the captain said in
his speech.
"Most of us in law enforcement
embarked on this career because
we wanted to make such a differ-
ence," he continued.
"That's exactly why both Don-
ta and Jonathan became deputy
sheriffs, because they wanted to
make a difference," the captain
said.
"A difference in the lives of
the people who live and work in
this great community, and they
worked tirelessly in making this
community a safer place," he
continued.
"As kids, somewhere along
the line, something inspired both
Donta and Jonathan to become
part of something that is good
and just," Captain Silva said.
"You know, one does not have
to be a police officer or a public
servant to make a real difference
in this world," he continued. "All


Everglades that they have forgot-
ten the people in the community
who will be affected most.
"The idea of restoring the Ev-
erglades is so tempting and allur-
ing but you (the governing board)
have lost all objectivity when
making the decision," McGahee
charged.
U.S. Sugar's board will review
the contract on Dec. 8. The SF-
WMD has until Dec.16 to approve
the deal. Coker remains confident
that the deal will be signed by the
company and the district.
At least for now, the plan calls
for U.S. Sugar to continue farming
the land for the next seven years;
the future of the company is still
uncertain.
"At the end of seven year's, I'm
not sure what we're (U.S. Sugar)
going to look like," Coker said.
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However, he wasn't able to
make it due to a concussion he
received from a recent NFL game
against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The function was assembled
by the city's Parks and Recreation
Department, along with the Boys
and Girls Club.
Staff Writer Nali Tobias can be
reached at ntoblas@newszap.com.


it requires is the desire to do so,
and a little risk taking to go along
with it," he said.
Captain Silva closed out his
speech with an important mes-
sage, which was inspired by
quote from Albert Schweitzer.
"You must give some time to
your fellow men," he concluded.
"Even if it's a little thing, do
something for others, something
for which you get'no pay but the
privilege of doing it."
With approximately 100'peo-
ple in attendance at the school's
auditorium, Rev. Wallace said that
'we're ready to attempt to move
forward.'
"We know we're not at the
end of the journey," Rev. Wallace
said on behalf of the families.
"But we'll continue to move
forward by faith."
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South Florida Water
Management District
In December 2008, the Gov-
erning Board of the South Florida
Water Management District will
consider a proposed purchase
agreement with the United States
Sugar Corporation regarding the
acquisition of more than 180,000
acres of land located south of Lake
Okeechobee. This historic trans-
action would provide water man-
agers with the unprecedented op-
portunity to store and treat water
on a scale never before envisioned
for the benefit of America's Ever-
glades, Lake Okeechobee and he
St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee riv-
ers and estuaries.
Summary of the Due Dili-
gence,
* On June 30, 2008, the Gov-
erning Board authorized staff to
initiate extensive due diligence for
the proposed purchase of the as-
sets of the U.S. Sugar Corporation
for Everglades restoration.
* Conducted by highly quali-
fled specialists, due diligence in-
tluded four independent apprais-
als, land surveys and title work,
engineering assessments of all
assets, an environmental assess-
ment of approximately 187,000
acres of land and an independent
fairness opinion.
*. The due diligence provides
the District's Governing Board
with comprehensive and exten-
sive data, analysis and informa-
tion for deliberating an acquisi-
tion of considerable scope.

Land Appraisals
* Anderson & Carr, Inc., along
with Sewell, Valentich, Tillis and
Associates, were retained to con-
Sduct independent appraisals. The
appraisers have been designated
Members of the Appraisal Insti-
tute for more than 25 years.
* More than 1,000 pages of
real estate appraisal reports were
submitted, providing a complete
analysis of the land involved in
the acquisition.
* Appraisal reports met all
appraisal requirements of the
Florida Statutes and the Uniform
Standards of Professional Ap-
praisal Practices, and were also
reviewed by the District and the
Florida Department of Environ-
mental Protection.
* Conducted independently,


the land appraisal reports de-
scribed the property, analyzed
market data and comparable-
sales, reviewed soil surveys and
studied land use potential and
income. These data were used
to conclude a Fair Market Value
based on highest and best use.
* Key details from the real es-
tate appraisal reports include:
o Land holdings of almost
182,000 acres in Palm Beach,
Hendry and Glades counties
o Nearly 150,000 acres of sug-
arcane land
o Approximately 32,000 acres
of citrus groves
* Land holdings were ap-
praised at $1.3 billion and $1.37
billion, including:
o $4,500 to $7,500/acre. for
sugarcane land
o $14,500 to $32,000/acre for
transition land (residential/com-
mercial)
o $20,000 to $27,500/acre for
mining'acreage
o $4,937 to $9,009/acre for cit-
rus groves
* Values of the two appraisal
reports were within 5.4 percent,
which is considered a reasonable
.range for independent appraisals.
* Agricultural land values are
generally not impacted by the
same fluctuations as housing, and
commercial markets.
Environmental Assessment
* Ten firms, led by Profession-
al Service Industries, Inc., were
hired to conduct an
Environmental Due Diligence
Investigation for 292 square miles
of property under consideration
for acquisition.
* The assessment was con-
ducted with and according to
ecological risk assessment pro-
tocols approved by the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service and Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection. An ecological risk
evaluation provides the data
needed to determine the viabil-
ity of utilizing the property for a
water resource and restoration
project.
* As is typical in a District land
acquisition, remediation to com-
mercial standards would be the
responsibility of the seller (U.S..
Sugar); remediation to ecological
standards would be the responsi-
bility of the purchaser (District).
Typically more stringent than
commercial clean-up standards,


ecological standards are the
benchmarks that would need to
be achieved for an environmental
restoration project.-
* The investigation included:
o Assessment of 193 remote
point sources of potential pollu-
tion (e.g., fuel storage areas,
pump stations)
o Assessment of 187,000 acres
of land
o Collection of more than 500
water samples arid 12,500 soil
samples
* Avoluminous environmental
assessment report was compiled
using data from soil, sediment
and water samples, extensive aer-
ial and ground reconnaissance,
review of historical and company
records and technical assistance
from state and federal experts.
* Key details from the report
include:
o Pollutant concentrations are
below commercial criteria across
approximately 178,350 acres (95
percent), and no corrective action
would be required by U.S. Sugar.
o Pollutant concentrations ex-
ceed the commercial standards
across approximately 7,750 acres
(5 percent), and U.S. Sugar would
be required to conduct corrective
action. The total cost to correct
these issues is estimated at $16.5
million. A 1.3 multiplier would be
added to the corrective costs if .the
District assumes control over re-
mediation, which is the preferred
option. U.S. Sugar's costs would
then total approximately $21.45
million.
So Approximately 94,500 acres
(52 percent) were determined
to pose no significant ecological
risk. The District would need to
remediate property to ecological
standards only on property that
exceeds ecological benchmarks
and is identified for an environ-
mental project. The District's
remediation costs for achieving
ecological standards would de-
pend on the location of the resto-
ration project, which has not yet
been determined or designed.
o The presumptive remedy for
achieving ecological benchmarks
in the agricultural areas is soil
inversion, which is estimated to
cost $1,471/acre. Other remedial
approaches, such as excavation
and on-site reuse, are estimated
at $15,000/acre.


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Centrifugal Operator/Mechanic (TEMPORARY)

Primary Function:

Operate batch or continuous centifugals and associat-
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making A, B, or C sugar to specification.

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Fax: 863-902-2886
Email Jdooley@ussugar.com
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CBG is an EOE with excellent benefits.
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GULFSTREAM GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INC.
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Child: Care Offered415
Instruction 420
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Insurance 430
Medical Services435




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MARINE MAINTENANCE
- DOCK SIDE -
Painting, Compound,
Waxing, Fiberglass Repair,
0il Changes, Zincs,
Impellers, Light Mechanical,
Electrical & More!
Serving Okeechobee,
LaBelle, Moorehaven &
Clewiston area's.


NEW SELF
STORAGE
46 units 7x15, 8x15,
10x15, 10x30,
12x30,15x25. Full
electric, secure on
Commereio St.
350 ft. from
Clewiston
Police Dept.
863-983-6663,
863-983-2808,
after hrs.
863-983-8979
Need a few more bucks
to purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used items in
the classifeids.


Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens I Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 67.5
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
.Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AC/HEAT UNIT - land a half
ton from mobile home
$250. (239)671-2015
AIR COND/HEATER - Lennox 5
ton, mobile home pkg, 10
KW heat, 60K BTU, 13.0
Seer, $2900 (863)634-5759
Shop here first!
The classified ads


ATTN: DECORATORS/DE-
SIGNERS-EUROPIEN WAX
PINE AND PAINTED PEICES-
AMOIRES, Kitchen cub-
bords, Benches, dressers
and more (863)467-4650
EARADESANT CARNIVAL
GLASS LOT. Too many piec-
es to list $250. , OBO
(863)430-6987


DOUBLE STACKED- Wash-
er/Dryer $400 OBO
(863)801-5850
FREEZER - 16cu ft upright
$75. (863)517-1663
IMPERIAL HEAVY Duty Freez-
er(upright) - $100/neg.
(86 3) 675-7897
(863)517-0301.
MINI FRIDGE - Kenmore, 4.6
cu. ft. Like new. $80 or best
offer. (863)261-4862
REFRIGERATOR - side by
side, almond, $50
(863)697-9883
STAINLESS STEEL STOVE
TOP - like new $100
(239)292-7509
WASHER& DRYER - Ken-
more, $80 for both or will
sell separate (863)983-7211


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SEAL A MEAL - Rival, with
bags, like new, a great bar-
gain $35 (863)467-8140
SHOWTIME ROTESSERIE -
NEW, all accessories, $200
new will sacrifice for $145
(863)467-8140


BICYCLE RACK - Fits on the
trunk of a car, like new. $30
(863)946-3822



BOOKS - (50) Romance
books. $8. or will trade.
(863)763-1059



CHAIN LINK Fencing - At least
40 to 50 feet of it. $35.
(863)675-8937


GRACO - 3 in 1 bed, white
metal, like new, $110. Call
(863)763-7609 Okeechobee
WHITE CRIB with Girl's. Pottery
Barn Bedding - Pink/white
floral bedding.Good condi-
tion. $250. (863)610-1750


COWBOY BOOTS - Tony La-
ma, size 71 men's or 9�
women's, $60/neg. Call
863-612-5757
GIRLS PAGEANT DRESSES -
white, sz. 10 slim & fuschia,
sz. 10 slim w/shoes, $325
will sell sep. (863)675-4049
LADIES PANTS & SHIRTS -
size 3X, with tickets, name
brands, $30 or will sell sep-
arate (239)292-7509
TEEN TOPS - girls, small,
some new, must see, All for
$25 (863)763-0625


DALE EARNHARDT bags of
*charcoal, 2 with #3 on
them, $25. Call
239-851-5675
PORCELAIN DOLL - Shirley
Temple, $125.
(863)675-4049



BLACK DELL - Pentium 4 XP,
like new, complete sys.
$199. (863)517-2782
DELL DESKTOP - P4-dvd
burner, XP Pro, New "19
LCD, $299. (239)247-4839
(863)674-0212
DELL XP - Xmas Special
4000+ games and school
pros. Tony $75.
(863)517-2782
LAPTOP - Fast 2.4 ghz XP Pro,
Office, wireless, $299.
( 2 3 9 ) 2 4 7 - 4 8 3 9
(239)247-4839
863)674-0212
PRINTER - Lexmark, prints
and does photos, works on
98 & XP computer, w/dlsk
$35 (863)763-1997


BED - Twin w/Fame, Mattress
& Box Spring. Like new. $75
or best offer. (863)261-4862
BRAND NEW SOFA AND
LOVESEAT - SUEDE VERY
COMFORTABLE $1500/or
best offer. (863)801-3368
CORNER COMPUTER
desk/shelf - light wood/metal
color, excellent condition.
$60. (863)532-9634
DINETTE TABLE - light oak,
w/4 bamboo chairs, $80.
(863)357-5705
DINING ROOM set - 3 chairs
round table 2 china cabinets
$150/firm. (561)790-3681,
Dining Room table- light oak
w/ leaf, 4 matching chairs,
padded seats, like NEW
$300 (863)801-9379 OKEE
FURNITURE - COUCH AND
LOVE SEATLIKE NEW W/S
SEPERATELY $250/or best
offer. (863)261-5363
FURNITURE - DOUBLE RE-
CLINIG LOVE SEAT,LIKE
NEW $150/or best offer.
(863)261-5363
Futon Mattress- blue plaid,
clean, good condition
$35 neg. (863)763-7609


GLASS MARBLE WROUGHT
IRON TABLE - with 2 chairs,
$100 (863)763-5163
KITCHEN ISLAND - Butcher
Block Top, Solid. Legs, 2
small drawers & 2 lower
shelves. $60 (863)675-2145
MATTRESS & BOX SPRINGS,
Queen size, Pillow Top. Im-
maculate condition. $350
Firm. (863)634-4697
QUEEN BOX spring & frame -
near new box spring & frame
- u pick up $40/or best of-
fer. (863)674-0564
SEALEY FUTON- asking $150.
(863)484-0377 Okeechobee
TABLES - 2 End & 1 Coffee,
,Glass Top w/fillery wrought
iron work. Very decorative.
$40 will sep. (863)675-2145
TABLES - matching set, 2 end,
1 coffee & 1 sofa, glass, ex-
cellent cond. $100/neg.
(772)971-9047
TWIN BED - Headboard,
Frame, Box spring & Mat-
tress. Complete wall linens.
$140 (863)467-9048
TWIN MATRESS - Magnetic,
Kenkopad. For arthritis. Like
new. Paid $400, Asking
$100 (772)971-9474
WATERBED - Queen size w/in-
dividual water tubes. Very
good condition. Asking $125
S(863)610-6195
Find it faster. Sell it sooner
in the classified



GOLF CLUBS - (100) Misc.,
Many brands. Ping, etc.
Many good. $600 for all, will
sep. (863)946-3123
GOLF CLUBS - Complete
matched set, metal woods,
irons, putter, bag, balls, $95
(863)946-3123


AMMO MAGAZINES -(4 clips)
for Glock 30 - 45AC. Leath-
er holster included. $50
(863)674-0613
DOUBLE BARREL 12 ga.,
$225. Call (502)931-8101
HOWA MODEL 1500 - 270
w/scope/sling, ammo, seri-
ous inquiries only, $700 neg.
(863)946-3731/227-6209
SPORTERIZED MAUSER - Bolt
action 7MM good condition
$200. (772)461-8822



AB LOUNGE - $20.
(863)230-0735
BOWFLEX SPORT - Used 4
times, $350. Call
863-612-0340
Life Styler Cardio Fit- Total
body motion & low impact
exerciser, $45. Call
863-763-4057
ORBITREK ELIPTICAL- Asking
$300 OBO and a Red Ab ex-
cersizer $15.
(863)697-1247
SCHWINN EXCERSIZE BIKE-
Upright No.126
purchased new Feb 08, Sell for
$200 (904)364-7561
STAUFFER TABLE - Motor
Driving Exercise Table w/ ac-
cessories. $50
(772)971-9474
WESLO CARDIO - Bike style
work out equipment
$75/neg. (863)697-0136



PORTABLE HEATER - electric,
ood condition,$10
863)763-1997



HOT TUB - 4 Person Hot'Tub,
new motor and pump, oc-
tagonal $995.
(8 3)612-0200
SET OF lamps - 4 lamps, ex-
cellent condition $50/neg.
(772)971-2414
SUNBEAM WATER COOLER -
bottom is refrigerator, 3
temps, holds 3 or 5 gal jug,
$100 (863)675-9331
TURBO VACCUM food saver,
with 2 cases of bags, brand
new, $150. Call
863-851-5675


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PICNIC TABLE - foldable with LIEHEALER MIX, House
bench, seats 4, $25 broke,kid & pet friendly,unal- ! *
(863)357-0758 tered $100 (863)381-9353 .... ......
dical Itelms0I FISH TANK 55 gal. - rocks, Christmas Trees 745
ships and 2 filters $200/or Farm Equipment 805
Fe g A s A t best offer. (863)801-4274 Farm Feed/Products810
Feeling Anxious About The Farm Miscellaneous 815
Future? Buy and read Dianet- PURE BREAD BOXER PUP- Farm Produce 820
ics by L. Ron Hubbard. PIES- 2-White Males, 2- Farm Services
Price: $20.00. Order Now. Fawn 1F, 1-M. Health Cert Offered . 825
Free Shipping. www.Diane- $350. (863)634-1109 Farm Supplies/
ticsTampa.org or, Call taServices Wanted 830
(813)872-0722. Get a quick response to any Fertilizer 835
(813)872-item you may be selling Fertilizer 835
with a classified ad. Horsesapg -
MLandscaping
Supplies 845
AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train iME 3IU Lawn & Garden -.50
Livestock . - :855
for high paying Aviation KODAK 5 MP Digital Camera - Poultry/Supplies 860
proved program. Finaap Withphoto printer. Excellent Seeds/Plants/ ,-.
conditions.^ $100. Flowers 865
aid if qualified - Job place- condition. $100. Flowers
ment assistance. CALL Avia- (863)532-9634
tion Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.P
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical WATER SYSTEM - $400. FARM EQUIPMENT
*Computers, *Criminal Jus- (863)612-6575 FOR SALE
twice. Job placement assis- The South Florida Conservan-
tance. Computer available. _ __ll___ _ 0695_ cy District, located at 2832
Financial Aid if qualified. Call N. Main street, Belle Glade,
(866)858-2121, www.Cen- BACKUP POWER - Keep the Florida, will receive sealed
turaOnline.com. power up for Satellite, TV & bids until 5:00 RM., Mon-
BINGO' BOARDS (2) Large, DVR. $99. (863)675-3741 day, December 8, 2008, for
$600 for both, will sep, or the following surpt. equip-
best offer. (863)946-0184 E meant .
BRAND NEW SPRINT- Treo . 1971 Portable Hobart
755P Smartphone, all acces- BASS FISHING Soft Plastics - Welder
series inl $200 OBO call for Large quantity, name brands.
more info (863)801-1379 $300. (863)634-1479 .1992 Model 6640 Ford
CHRISTMAS TREE 9 FT Pre- SCHWINN -SOLOFLEX - 4WD Diesel Tractor wih 48"
lit, clear lights, excellent con- Weight Lifting Machine. Alamo Side Bank Mower
edition, $100. (863)634-8124 Great Cond $250/firm. (located at Clewison Office)
Okeechobee (863)697-1191 Please contact the District's of-
CITRUS- By the LB or Bucket- f: ice at 561-996-2940 Ext. 10
Navel Oranges .30/$7.50 for bidding instructions.
Hamlin.25/$6.Sunburst i0 7 10 11- I
.40/$10.(863)763-4713 CAR AUDIO Equipment - 2 15"
COOLER - Rubbermaid Endu- Kicker CVR speakers in box
rance, 50/60 quarts, $20 with a 2000wattamp $600. APHA bay geld, brk, gentle,
(863)763-2958 (863)697-9014 15.2 hands, incls western tk
& 14' gooseneck stock trlr,
ENGINE HOIST- cherry picker, SURROUND SOUND SYS pkg $1600.(863)381-9353
Carolina 4000, 2 ton, shop- Techwood, 1500 watts, 4-15 W TE S 1 a
hand, 3 ton ram, $165. speakers incld. $1000 OBO WESTERN SADDLE 15" - Ra-
(863)697-9704 (863)634-2790 lide "flex" tree, tooled, suede
seat. $100/flrm.
FULL SIZE MESSAGE TABLE - s (772)263-1178
Like New $100 i io 0 1
(863)357-6190 WESTERN TREELESS Saddle -
KINETICO WATER SYSTEM - TELEVISION - 60" Phillips- like Childs 2eg= tretel
Two years old New $3500 new-grey in color $500. suede seat, great condition.
Will sell for $1500 OBO (863)46-7011 $1/frm.(772)263-1178
(863)763-7792 ZENITH TV - 61" screen, good
LARGE STAGHORN FERN condition. $1000 or best of-
$250. (863)763-4713 fer (863)634-2790
Like New Craftsman Portable (2) ZTR Commerical Mowers -
Generator 5600 Watt 8600 Bunton 50 inch cut 1 good &
Surge 10 HP OHV $375. 1 for parts call 4 info
(863)610-1811 Okeechobee BRIGGS & Stratton Generator - $2500/neg. (863)697-2032
MIRROR - Large decorative 5250 watts, 7350 surge, Pd BRAND NEW .200 gallon
mirror $15. (863)230-0735 $750, used 22 hrs, $425. spray tank; 5.5 Kavasaki,
rr $ (863)697-8362 electric wheel. $2,800
NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST aTIR RAFTS 863-840-0505
OFFICE JOBS, $18-$20/HR.CASTIRON CONT. CRAFTS- 868405
NO EXPERIENCE PAID MAN TABLESAW - 10", BUSH HOG MOWER - 6', Rhi-
TRAINING, FED BENEFITS w/110/220 motor, very good no $1800. (239)357-5111
VACATIONS. CALL cond $250 (863)801-1272 or (863)234-1230
(800)910-9941 TODAYI REF CASTIRON CONT. CRAFTS- Craftsman Lawn Tractor 42"
#FLU8. MAN TABLESAW - 10", cut 16.5 HP Runs Great
ONE CANE BACK CHAIR- One w/110/220 motor, very good $375. (863)610-1811 in
ladder back chair $15. each, cond $250 (863)801-1272 Okeechobee.
Oil painting $35. CONCRETE MIXER 3 1/2 CF - HAMMOCKS - Beautiful, varie-
(863)467-4674 New, Electric 110v, never ty of colors, $60. Call
PLASTIC CULVERT - 30 " di- used, New cost 225.00 863-612-5757
ameter x 20ft long, you $100. (863)697-2133 HOMELITE GAS WEED EATER
haul, $450 cash CRAFTSMAN- 41 inch two - asking $50
(863)634-2303 (Okee area) piece tool box on rollers, has (863)763-6576
SILVER FOX GO CART- Fun 14 drawers. $500 OBO LEAF BLOWER - gas, $20
Machine, Robin=6.5 air (863)634-2280 (863)763-6576
cooled 4 cyl, engine. ATV GENERATOR - Coleman, Die- RIDING MOWER -Commercial
style suspension w/coil over- sel, 5 kw, 120/240. $3000. RIDING MOWER-50 cutommercia
shocks, duel seat w/re- 239)35751 1 Z-Turn, 50"cut,manynew
tractable safety belt, duel (863)234-1230 parts, runs excellent, asking
wheel torque conv drive disc $2500 neg (863)697-2032
brakes, brush bars , much GENERATOR - Portable, Troy- SARLO BUSH Hog Mower 24"
more $1400 (863)763-6888 Bilt. B&S. 3550 watts. 520 65 HP Briggs Intek, Runs
STOCK TRAILOR - 28 ft s e. Used 1hr. Pd $495, nreat, new blade. $85.
STOCK TRAILOR - 28 ft Now $300 (863)675-6973 863)532-0188
gooseneck stock trailer great $30 863)67 6973 863)532-0188
condition $3000/firm. SNAP-ON TAP & Die Set - STIHL ARTICULATING Hedge
(863)357-6642 Cost $600, Standard & Met- Trimmer - Attachment only,
WINE RACK holds 27 bottles - ic, #4 - 1". $275. fits Kombi motors. $150.
41 3/4 high, 2 ft wide 1 ft (863)697-2186 (863)634-1479
deep, light color wood. TABLE SAW - 10 inch. Ryobi. YARD MACHINE NEEDS
$100/neg. (863)447-0689 Like new. Used very little. TLC/GOOD FOR PARTS
mui $40 (863)675-6973 $100/or best offer.
uI1 (863)467-2207
YARD-MAN HIGH Wheel Push
CASIOCF-2KEYBOARD NTRO Truk ns g Mower 22" - 6.5 HP OHV
CASIO CF6-25 KEYBOARD - NITRO R/C Truck - Runs great Bdggs&Stratton. Runs great
61 keys, 210 soundtone everything included RTR $45. (863)532-0188
bank, like new, w/stand $175/neg. (863)697-0136 $45.
$125 (863)675-9331 .v .. 0,
CASIO FULL-SIZE Keyboard - [Mir - I -
Pd $379, Programmable, OkeechobeeLIvestock
100 songs, dnld more, ARTIFICIAL CHRISTMAS Market Sales
$150. (863)697-6382 TREE - 7.5 Ft., Mountain Every Monday-12pm & every
FENDER GUITAR AMP - 100 Pine w/stand. $75 Tuesday-11am. 763-3127
watts, 2- 12" speakers, like (863)610-1750
new, $250 (863)763-8667 CHRISTMAS TREE VILLIAGE -
PA SPEAKERS - 1 Pair, JBL, Complete. Too many items I - I
15" & horn, $375 for pair to list! $150 Call
(863)763-8667 (863)763-0141 after 5pm. BLUEBERRY BUSH - 2-3 Ft.
YAMAHA INTERMEDIATE CHRISTMAS TREES - (2) Arti- Tall. $25 (863)675-3741
Tenor Sax B flat - Orig. pd. ficial. 6'/2 Ft. Never opened. VARIGATED PINK Lemon
$2,800. Just serviced/tuned. Pre-lite. $40 or will sep. Trees - 3 ft tall $48.
$1400. (863)697-2186 (863)763-0141 after 5pm (863)675-3741









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RARE OPPORTUNITY
S I 90 Acre, Hwy 27 Fn~rntage
FiForrer S.,nny's Io r-i..n
Many commercial possibilities,
Including: Motel, Restaurant,
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CLEWISTON HOMES
*2/1 Home on Sagamore Ave. $130,000
S3/3 MH in Seminole Manor $120,000
*"Short Sale"3/2 MH in Tower Lakes,
w/ above the ground pool. Call for Details
*3/2 MH in Hendry sales, Corner Lot
w/ Circular Drive, reduced $106;900
*3/2 MH in Sunshine Lakes, with Screened,
Prch and Shed, reduced $ 109,900
*2 Duplexes on Obispo Ave.Each unit
has 2BR/1BA.-Just Reduced $224,900
*3BD/2BA CBS Cosnstruion, Completely
Remodeled with Many Extras! $171,500.
*Brand New 3/2 Mobile Home, never
been occupied. 20x15 detached shed �
and fence yard. Only $99,900.'
*"Short Sale' 3BD/2BA on Oscela Ave.
With Pool. Asking $159,900
*3 Brand New 3BR/2.5 BA Lennar
Town Homes, Call For More Details
*Just Iistedl- 3BD/1BA on Trinidad Ave.
Asking $65,000
MOORM HAVEN/I.AKHPNROTABELLE
*Sportsman Paradisel 2/2 w/ Large
SunRoom addition in Moore Haven
Yacht Club. $98K
*2/1 MH, Lakeport w/ direct Lake"O"
Access. Reduced to $109K
* VItft au 2BD2BA w42-Bay Boat Haosmin
Lakeport. CompletelyRemodeled, $249K
*Like new 3/2 CBS in Thatcher Blvd.
SHIP Eligible. $164,900
12/1 CBS home on 3.5 Acres. 384 feet


of Highway 27 Frontage. Asking $125K
*3BD/2BA CBS Home on Shel Lane,
LaBelle. Only $44,900
ACREAGE, LAND & LOTS
* Commercial lot on Bond St. Only $49,900
*3/2 MH on 5 Acres, asking $220,000
*Buildable lot on Del Monte Ave. $129,900
*.33 ac lot in Port LaBelle $59,000
*2 lots, Horseshoe Acres Reduced $43.9K
*Highlands Co. 10, 28, & 80 AC.
* Comer lot in Lake Placid, Only $99,900
5 Acres Wooded Lot in La Deca $75,000
*Vacant lot in Harlem asking $14,900
MONTURA/FLAGHOLE
*1.25 acre Lots avail. Starting at $25K
*3/2 MH on Riverside St. 1.88 acre. $105K
*Montura lot 2.5 Acres $50,000 or can
be divided $25,000 each.
*3/2 MH in Lindero St. 1.09 Acre,
only $112,500
*3/2 MH, Large wooden deck, T'o Wells
and Irrigation System. Only $112,500
*1.25 Acres Lot. Reduced $9,900
COMENRCIAINVSTZffENT
* Operating medical office w/retail space,
great location only $475,000
*Mobile Home Park. Great Investment
Opportunity. Includes CBS Home with
Hwy 27 frontage Just Reduced
SIndustrial Rail/Business Park CR 835. Fbr
Sale or Lease - 36,000 sq. ft. building with
loading docks. - 5600 sq. ft. metal
building with truck bays


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Farm Property -
-- Rent' .'. 925
Hoses -Rept.: 930
Laiitd Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent -- " 945
Roommt . 950
Rooms to Rnt 955
Sto-ageSipacft -
JRent..:: ,-: . 960



CLEWISTON - 1BR Efficiency.
. Furnished. All utilities paid.
No pets. $700 mo. + sec.
dep. (863)983-3151 .
MOORE HAVEN
1174 Green St., 2 br, 1 ba,
Clean, w/major appls.
$395/mo. (305)377-9613
MOORE HAVEN - Duplex, 3
-yrs. old. 3BR, ?BA, $775
mo. For more details call
(863) 610-0159
OKEECHOBEE, 2br, iba, Near
town. $825 mo. inclds wa-
ter. Annual Lease. Call Kelly
863-697-1339



TAYLOR CREEK CONDO
Avail. Immediately Fully
furnished. New carpet. Pool,
Tennis & Boat dock. 1BA 1BR
$650 + electric. Annual
lease. 215-359-7779



3BR/2BA Foreclosurel
$11,0001 Only $199/Mo! 5%
down 15 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 4/BR $259/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
5798.
CLEWISTON - 3/1, 429 E
Trinidad, $600/mo + $600
sec. . Call Tricia
(863) 805-2872
CLEWISTON' 402 E. Ventura,
3/1, $700 mo. + $600 sec.,
no inside pets. Call Tricia
863-805-2872
CLEWISTON - BRAND NEW
3BR, 2BA BBQ House. $900
mo. $650 dep. No pets.
Avail. 12/1st 863-677-0977
LABELLE: Newl 3br/2ba, 2 car
gar, furnished, single family,
across from Labelle. HS.
$900/mo. Lease option avail.
Call 954-775-5875
MOORE HAVEN RENTALS
Furnished or Unfurnished
* 3BR, 2BA MH, fenced yard,
1 acre, $725/mo.
* 2BR, 2BA MH, $575/mo.
* 2BR, 1BA house on 2 lots,
fruit trees, new ceram. tile,
$725/mo.
Weekly rentals with utilities
furnished. $210/wk & up.
(863)509-0096
Never Rent Againl Buy, 4Br
2Ba $15,4001 Only
$199/Mol 3 Br $11,0001 5%
down 15years 8%. HUD
Homes Available! for listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5796.
NORTH SIDE - 2BR, 1BA,
Fenced yard. $850 mo. +
sec. dep. Call for details.
(863)983-3151


PORT LABELLE: 7048 Tide
Cir. 4br/2ba. New home
$900/mo. 954-391-0816 Eu-
gene or 954-326-1490
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in today's competitive
market? In I the
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of the classified


Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property - Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhioues - Sale 1015
SFams. -Sale . 1020
Houses - Sale 1025
Hunting -roperty lQ30
Investment
Popei* . -Sale . 1035
L'Bnd - Sle -.: 1040
Lots - Sale ' 1045
Open 'Huse, .1050
Out of StatE -
Proper -'ale; '10O55
Property. In.pection1060
Real Estafe entId 165
Resort Pioprty -,
Sale ": : :-"1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080




FOR SALE BY OWNER - (Pos-
sible lease w/option to buy)
3 bdrms, 2 baths, oak hard-
wood floors. Florida room
(terrazzo). 2690 sq. ft. On
corner lot (.43 ac), W.
Avenida del Rio & Guava. Ex-
tras: 2 full sized adjoining
rooms (once used as office
& waiting room). Possible
office/den or mother-in-law
suite. Nice yard w/native
trees & landscaping.
$223,900. Call
828-293-2542 for info pack-
et. Can email pictures.
Shown only by appointment.
Please no brokers or real es-
tate agents.




BUY LAND TODAY
* 5 Acres La Deca?
* 21/2 Acres Pioneer?
S21/2 Acres Montura?
**Port LaBelle - Lake Front?
** Port LaBelle - Wooded?.
* Ideal for RV/Mobile Home
**2nd Home/Retirement
Also: 11/4 acres in Montura
w/Super Clean Late Modle
Double Wide. $92,400.
Call Owner
(863)673-5071

-ORANGE GROVES-
40 acres on Sears Rd. in
LaBelle. Divided'into 3 strips
of 13.3 acres each, $9,000
an acre. Available entirely
or In 13.3 acre parcels.
$119,700-$360,000.
Contact Alex (908)906-5689
or Yamllet (386)-590-3398
alexcarreno68@hotmail.com



LOT In Moore Haven - will
trade for an RV of equal val-
ue of approx. $8,000 -
$10,000. (239)825-1143.


MID TENN MTNS By Owner, 5
acres, perfect mountaintop
cabin-site w/woods. Small
stream in back of property. A
must see! $26,900. Owner
Financing (931)445-3611.
NORTH CAROLINA MOUN-
TAINS-Handyman special
bordering U.S.FS. paved dr,
well, septic, singlewide with
shop near Lake Nantahala,
borders paved road. Only
$49,000. http:lvalleytown-
realty.comrn(800)632-212
valleytownrealiy@veri-
zon.net.
South Carolina low country
Hunting/Recreation Tracts
for sale. Close to 1-95 in
Bamberg CO. Peaceful/se-
cluded and loaded with deer,
turkey, hogs and timber val-
ue too.
42ac-85ac-120ac-235ac-50
Oac-730ac- all on the title
Salkahatchle river. Roads,
game plots, stands hew
Ready to hunt. Priced below
marketll Call Now
803)826-6033 (Brokers
protected .
TENNESSEE LAND RUSHI
1 +acre to acre homesites,
wood, views. Starting at
$59,900. Tenn River & Nick-
a-Jack view tracts how
available! Retirement guide
rates this area #2 in U.S.
places to retire. Low cost of
giving, no impact fee.
330)699-2741 or
66 550-5263, Ask About
ini Vacation!
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS 2
acres on mountain top near
New River State Park, great
fishing, view, private.
$29,500 must sell, call own-
er (866)789-8535.


Mobile Homes



Mobile Home obti 2005
Mobile Home - Part 20o0
Mobile Heines - R1ht 2016
Mobile Hories - Sale 2620




BANK REPO'S
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230
CLEWISTON - By Owner. 3br,
2ba. Home & Land. Located
1860 Ridgdill Rd. Reduced
to $109K (843)766-9434
Large Homes of Merit DW
with luxury bath, fireplace
and many extras. Sold below
factory invoice. Financing
avail. Call (863) 675-8888


Dealer Repo's- 3 & 4 BR
homes available near or be-
low factory invoice prices.
These homes are new & fi-
nancing is available with low
down payment
(863) 675-4325
MANUFACTURED
HOME PARK
55+ La Belle, Florida
GATED, Clubhouse, Heated
Pool. Lease your 60 x 90 lot,
beautiful country living. In-
cludes lot, lawn service, wa-
ter, sewer and trash pickup,
$200/mo. Models available
for immediate occupancy or
order your own on your lot.
30 minutes from Ft Myers.
M-F, 863-675-7555.
MOBILE HOME - 24x40, You
Movel $1,000 or best offer.
(239)464-8633 LaBelle
New 4br/2ba doublewide only
$49,900. Lowest price In SW
.Florida. We also have easy
financing available
(863) 675-8888
PALM HARBOR - 4/2
Model Home Loaded II! Over
2,000sq ft Set-up on your lot
for $499 per mo. (wac).
Plant City Factory Superstore

REFURBISHED & FULLY FUR-
NISHED 70' SW, 2BR/2BA,
GARDEN RM. SO. SEA MOTIF,
A/C, W/D, DW, MICROWAVE,
SM. APP'S, SCREENED
PORCH, CARPORT, SHED,
FRUIT TREES, TRUE BAR-
GAIN 'AT $24,500.
863-599-0833/
863-983-1114
Zone II, 2,400 sq ft, 1999 mo-
bile. Excellent for Glades
County. Mint condition,
4br/2ba financing avail
$49,900 incl setup and a/c
(863) 673-4325


Recreation



Boats'. � .. "3005
Cmprs/RV/ s 3010'
Jit Skis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles -3030
Sport Velhcles/AWT 3035



AIR BOAT - 13.5' Big 0, Fiber-
glass, 220 continental grand
pwr motor. Composite Prop.
$4500 (863)946-0635
BASSBOAT 16' Select -
w/trailer 90hpMerc TrollMo-
tor Depthfinder Needs some
work $500. (863)634-6601


BAYLINER - 16' outboard,
65hp Mercury, mtr. needs a
foot, w/trlr, clear title, $500
or best offer. (863)634-2930
BIG 0 AIRBOAT 2004- 13' Big
0 with polymer. Dark
green/silver stripe. 220 Con-
tinental. Front seat driver
double backseat. Q series
sensenich carbon fiber prop.
With trailer. Ready to be dual
magged. Call for more info.
$7500/neg. (863)697-6293
(863)763-0380
LOWE PONTOON 24FT 1989 -
Majic Tilt Trailer, 50HP
MARINER, Needs work.
$2500..(863)697-2133
NICE FIBERGLASS- live
aboard boat, no engine,
$1500 (239)823-2587
Pontoon Boat- 20', tr, motor,
power inverter, lights, live
well, $3500 neg. or Trade
(863) 610-0521
TRI HULL OCEAN BOAT '-
Merc OB, 33hp engine, ask-
ing $800 or best offer
(863)801-1666



CAMPER - 12' pull-along, full
contained. $2,150 Call
863-697-8731
HOLIDAY RAMBLER - One
bedroom/bath travel trailer.
Has gas/electric, in good
working condition, call for
details. $1700
(863)447-6304
SANDPIPER - 2002, 30 ft 5th
Wheel, 2 slide outs,great
shape ready to go $5000
(863)447-5456


FIFTH WHEEL TRAILER - 14',
dual axle, new tires, wood
floors, mount, $700
(863)763-3707.



MERCURY 0/B MOTOR - 4 hp.
engine w/kill switch. Recent-
ly serviced, Exc. cond. $395
(863)467-9800



BOAT TRAILER - For 14ft-16ft
Boat, No Rust, New Paint
$150/or best offer.
(863)634-0447


HONDA GOLDWING, 1984 -
Aspencade, $2,000. Call
863-467-9250
KAWASAKI VULCAN LTD -
2002, 500 cc's. $1800
(863)357-1739
MOTORCYCLE TRAILER - to
�ull behind a motorcycle.
homemade, diamond plated,
$1,500. (863)517-1508



DIRT BIKES - YAMAHA PW80,
Like new. Under 50 hrs. Gar-
age kept. Great for beginner.
$600. (863)634-4151
DIRT BIKES - YAMAHA PW80,
Like new. Under 50 hrs. Gar-
age kept. In time for Christ-
mas. $600. (863)634-4151
GO CART - runs good. $500
(863)675-4132
POLARIS SCRAMBLER 2000 -
Blown engine, Great for parts
$200. (863)634-8007


KAWASAKI BAYOU 2001 -
Green, 2WD, runs good
$1000.' (863)801-3459
(863)824-6181
POLARIS SCRAMBLER 2000 -
Starter in excellent working
condition $50.
(863)259-7472
STORM 250 R- Looks and
runs good, comes with sec-
ond one for parts $650. OBO
(863)430-6987
SUZUKIE VINSON 500 - 2006,
Black. 500mls. Warn wench.
Lists for $4,585, Asking
$3,900 (772)204-2821



14' TRAVEL TRAILER -
WORKER/HUNTING/FISHING
- COMPLETE WITH FRIDGE,
SINK, STOVE, BED, TABLE &
BENCHES. NEW FLOOR,
TIRES, 8' AWNING, NO
LEAKS, NOT FANCY BUT
EVERYTHING WORKS!
$1800. (517)937-7615


Automobiles



Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel DriVe 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts - Repairs 4045
Pickup Trcoks . 4050
Sport Utility ' 4055
Tractor' Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans. 4070



BUICK SKYLARK, '91 - 4 cyl.,
cold air, new tires, muffler &
.alternator, exc. cond., $1150
or best offer. (863)677-1742
CHEVROLET GEO METRO
1990 - runs good, excellent
gas mileage, 4-cyl $600.
863)467-2683
CHRYSLER SEBRING-2003, 4
cylinder, auto, cold a/c, fully
loaded, runs great $3500
OBO (863) 697-9938
DODGE INTREPID 2000 -
RUNS AND DRIVES GREAT,
REAL CLEAN CAR $2000.
(863)673-4851
FORD MUSTANG Select -
must sell if you were previ-
ously interested please call
again great on gas auto-
matic $2500/neg.
(86 3) 763-0380
(863)697-9521
Ford Crown Victoria-1998 8
Cylinder, Very good condi-
tion, Beige. $4000
(863)763-3660
KIA RIO- 02- Needs motor,
84k, automatic, good condi-
tion $1500 OBO
(863)447-5061/Pt. St. Lucie
LaBelle - Hunting Jeep runs or
for parts. $600. For more in-
formation call
239-229-2974.
OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CIE-
RA, 1994 - Runs good, cold
a/c, $850. Call
513-266-7134
PONTIAC6000LE 1988 - 4DR
RECENT BRAKES,MUF-
FLER,NAC COMPRESSOR
ALVA $666. (239)728-6273


OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SU-
PREME 1991 - Tinted win-
dows, auto. A/c, alloy whis.
new tires runs great
$1200/or best offer.
(863)675-5090
Police Impounds! 95 Honda
Civic $700! 94 Acura Integra
$700! 93 Honda Accord
$650! for listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext 9275.
PONTIAC GRAND AM '92 -
very low miles, good condi-
tion, $2000 (863)261-4781
SATURN 1995 - 4 CYLINDER,
RUNS AND DRIVES GOOD ,
GREAT ON GAS $1700.
(863)673-4851
TOYOTA CELICA 1995 - 5
spd., All electric. NC. $900
(863)610-2256:



CHEVY NOVA, '69 - runs
great, $4500 or best offer.
863-634-4933
WILLYS WAGON MAVERICK
'62 - w/rebuilt 4 cyl engine,
$1500 (239)823-2587



CHEVROLET K2500 1999 -
great mud truck V8 36.5
tires holley carb $2250/or
best offer. (863)801-1683
JEEP LARADO- 4-Wheel
Drive,1998 Excellent cond.
high miles; 4 dr, boat hitch.
$2500 Firm (863)467-6469



EZ GO - Used, Good condition,
charger, $900 or best offer.
(863)697-1350



C60 CHEVROLET - knuckle
boom and dump body, runs
good, new brakes. $2,000.
(863)763-1370.



2003 FORD sport track hard
bed cover - $100/neg.
(863)675-7897
CAR DOLLY - Reworked new
tires/rims. New fenders. New
lights. New straps. Painted.
$650 (863)697-9704
'ENGINES - 85-86 Chev 305 &
350. $500 for both or will
sell separate (863)805-2877
FORD TRUCK Bed - Red short-
bed, for 2000 Ford pickup,
$450. 561-758-4337 or
863-763-4149
FORKLIFT - 1952 Clark forklift,
runs but needs hydraulics
$1500. (863)675-3741
JEEP WRANGLER '98 - run-
ning gear, 4cyl, 5 spd, no
body, $1000 or best offer
(772)216-2493
REESE TRAILER hitch - Reese
trailer hitch came off of
Toyota Tundra. Good condi-
tion. $75. (863)763-2692
RIMS -15 inch 5 lug fits Jeep
Wrangler. $80.
(863)517-1663
Tire and wheels, 22 inch,
chrome, 100 spokes, 5 lug
universal. Asking $500
(863) 612-6435
TIRES - 36 Swampers on 15"
rim, only used in mud, like
new, $700. 239-462-1564.


ANN DYESS
MOP� LIC. REAL ESTATE BROKER
S420 E. SUGARLAND HWY.
S - -; " , (863) 983-6663 (863) 983-9770
WEBSITE: DYESSREALESTATE.COM E-MAIL: ANN@DYESSREALESTATE.COM
AFTER HOURS:
ANN DYESS LAURA SMITH TRAVIS DYESS ANGEUCA GONZALEZ
(863) 983-8979 Broker Associate (863)228-2215 SE HABLA ESPANOL
(863)599-1209 (863)228-0023
RESIDENTIAL on 2.5 acres fenced, with pool 3/2 1996 DWMH on 2.5 acres in
Bass Capital 2/2 For Rent and much, much more! @ Montura - fully fenced and
3/2 Royal Palm Reduced to 249,000 remodeled only $89,900
$190K 3/1 W Ventura - fenced yard with
2/1 cottage on 3.68 acres PB shed $99,000 RENTALS
County $174,900 4/2 Osceola with a/g pool $154.9K Call for Available Rentals
2/1 near all amenities $109,900 2/1 W Cirde Great first home $129K
4/2 Harlem $120,000 VACANT LAND
2 Family Unit 3/1 and 1/1 Good MOBILE HOMES Montura 1.25 acre lots available
income $174,900 3/2 DWMH Midstate Loop - Call for Listings.
3/2/2 with pool and guesthouse $79,000 27.5 acres Pioneer $295,000
$295,000 . 3/2 DWMH with o/g pool 11 Montura lots $12,000 each
3/2 corner lot - fenced yard with Evercane Rd Reduced $165,000 Moore Haven - 5 res. lots $75,000
shed $239,000 3/2 DWMH Woodlands-great Moore Haven - 2 res. lots $39,900
3/1 Pasadena with shed secluded corner lot $134,900
$159,000 3/2 SWMH on 2.5 acres with
3/2 with pool on Ridge - 1.3 acre horse-barn fully fenced Montura COMMERCIAL
lot $318,000 REDUCED, to $84,900 Cabinet Shop 4800 sq. ft. &Apt. $200K
3/2 pool Ridgeview $280,000 3/2 DWMH on lake Alen Rd$120K 200' US 27 frontage and
3/2 Ridgeview Add 2 $285,000 Mobile Home Park- Nal's Rd $280K 100'x120' lot behind - $475,000
3/2 Home with pool and apart- Package Deal - 4 M-Homes and Offices (4) on Deanne Duff $355,000
ment- Davidson Rd $195,000 2 vacant lots Rental Available Store/Warehouse on Ventura $385K
3/2.5/1 Townhome Lakeshore Call for Details Warehouse (rented) + 85 storage
Villas $149,900 3/2 DWMH has CBS outbuilding units (some a/c) E El Paso - Call for
4/2.5 Montura Ranches Home - Magnolia Lane $79,900 details..


I Pati/Repi


TIRES, 22 inch low
2 tires for
(863) 612-6435


profile.
$140


CHEVROLET 1994 - 2500 V8
auto extcab lbed towpack
topper exc cond $3500.
(863)697-2032
DODGE 0100 1984 - pickup -
6cyl, 4 spd, many new parts,
body & tires fair, runs good.
$850. (863)763-3669
DODGE RAM PICKUP '98 -
ext. cab, cold a/c, cd, runs
good, $2500 or best offer.
(239)657-2711
FORD F150 '89 - 4 wheel
drive. $1600 (863)675-4149
FORD STEPSIDE 1996 - 1
Owner, A/C. New Tires.
$2400 (863)467-8318
TOOL BOX - fiberglass, A-1
condition, asking $100
(863)675-1690



CHEVY BLAZER '96 - 4X4, V6,
2 dr, looks good. $2500 Sell
orTrade (863)467-4650
Chevy Suburban 4x4-1998-
Leather interior, Burgundy &
Gold, 3rd seat, Rear A/C
$3750. (863)634-0512
FORD BRONCO 11 1992 - V6,
AC, black W/grey interior.
Runs Great $1500/or best
offer. (863)801-3174
FORD EXPEDITION XLT 2001
- All power, Ice cold NC,
Cloth interior. Runs good.
$4000 (863)763-8027



ENCLOSED CAR TRAILER -
2007, 20x8, excellent condi-
tion, $4500 (863)517-2944
ENCLOSED TRAILER - 2006
Haulmark, single axle, upper
vent & inside lights, $2500.
(863)634-2303
HAULMARK 2006 Enclosed
Trailer - $2000/or best of-
fer. (863)357-6140
(863)610-1089
TRAILER TIRES & RIMS (4)
Size 530-12. $40
(863)946-3822
UTILITY TRAILER - 7'x16',
$600 or best offer.
(863)612-6575


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ECONOLINE 250 1987 - Lad-
der Racks. Good work van.
$1200 or trade pickup of =
amount. (863)467-2609
FORD E350 Econoline 14' box
truck (2000) $3500 obo
(863)673-1226 or 675-8946


Public Notice 5005
State Public -
Legal Notice 5500



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
Rle No. 08-CP-43
Division Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MARJORIE DIANA MOSS HERNANDEZ
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PUBLICATION
TO: Kristen Moss
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for
Summary Administraion of the Estate
of Marjone Diana Moss has been filed.
You are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to this
action on Travis W. Trueblood, LLM.,
of Trueblood Law Group, A., Peti-
tioner's attorney, whose address is
0O. Box 1270, Moore Haven, Rorida
33471, on or before December 12,
2008, and file the original with the
clerk of this court t at lades County
Courthouse, 500 Avenue J, PO. Box
10, Moore Haven, Rorida 33471, ei-
ther before service on Petitioner's at-
tornmey or immediately thereafter,
otherwise a default will be 'entered
against you for the relief demanded in
the petition.
DATED hth day of November, 2008.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s Jennifer Bevis
. Deputy Clerk
299588 GCD 11/13,20.27;1208
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 2008-123-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MAYRAV. FLORES
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Mayra V Rores, deceased, who date of
death was May 8, 2008, and whose so-
cial security number is 589-98-8240 is
pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry
County, Florida. Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is 25 E. Hickpooche Ave.,
RO. Box 1760, Labelle, Flrida i
33975-1760. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the
ersoanlrepresentative's attorney are set
orth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against the decedent's estate, must file
their claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT RLED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FLED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The dte of the first publication o this
NoGceis November 26th, 2008.
Personal Representative:
Oscar Rores ,
1044 Bayberry Loop
Clewiston, FL 33440
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Theodore J. Leopold, Esq.
Ronda Bar o. 705608
RICCI - LEOPOLD
2925 PGA Blvd. Suite 200
Post Office Box 31849
Palm Beach Gardens, Fl 33420-1849
Telephone: (561)684-6500
301486 CGS 11/26;1214/08
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMES TOWING
& RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclo-
sure of Lien and intent to sell these ve-
hicles on 12/19/2008, 10:00 am at 74
S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP LABELLE, FL
33935, pursuant to subsection 713,78
of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING
& RECOVERY reserves the right to ac-
cept or reject any and/or all bids.
1995 Oldsmobile
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a car? Look in the
classified.


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)leduccd!! 3/2/2 located on D)el Monte Ave.




3)1/2 acre on corne of Citrus and Crescent. Ask us
about building your new home.
4)5 Iedroom/3 Bath 2 story home w/pool located
on Osceola Ave. Perfect fr Large Fatuily. $255K
5) Bank foreclosure! 3/2 brick home located on
Corkscrew Blvd $77.9K
6)New Listng!! 3/2/2 on 1/3 acre, fenced. Great
Avenida del Rio location. Needs some interior
work. Priced to sell w $125K
7)Investors! 2 bedroom/l Bath Listed at $65K
8)Duplex 3/1 and 2/1. Currently leased @ $1,400 -
per month. $145K
Manufactured Homes:
A)Sherwood S/D 3/2. fenced, corner lot. great
price!! $47K
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE-
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2007-858CA
CITIMORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
ROBERT BEARSE, et al,
Defendants)
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale
dated November 13. 2008 and entered
in Case No. 2007-858CA of the Circuit
Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for HENDRY County, Florida
wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC., is the
Plaintiff and ROBERT BEARSE; TRICIA
BEARSE; are the Defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for cash
at IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00 AM, on the 17th day of
December, 2008, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said Fi-
nal Judgment:
LOT 25, BLOCK 2280, OF PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 8, A SUBDIVISION AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
131, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 9031 PENNY CIRCLE
LA BELLE, FL 33935
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, Other
than the property owner as of the date
of the Lis Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60 days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this
Court on November 18, 2008.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
**SeeAmericans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a spe-
cial accommodation to participate n this
proceeding should contact the Deputy
Court Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Center,
Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Floida 33901, telephone number
813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
D), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Fori-
daRlay Service, not later than seven (7)
days pndr tothis proceeding.
301567.CN 12/4,11/08
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWEN-
TIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR HENRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
Case No. 08-943-CA
FIRST.BANK fka FIRST BANK OF
CLEWISTON,
a Forida banking institution
Plaintiff
vs ? '
ELINA E:RORIGUEZ a//a ELENA
RODRIGUEZ, UNKNOWN TENANTSS,
JOSE AOLIVERA, AND JOSE ADORNO,
Defendants

NOTICE FACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE - PROPERTY
TO DE ENlOANT JOsE aDOHRN, and
ALL I)HER'. WHOM IT IMM CON-
CERN.

o i rteir it re Olu h,,g ,ry,, Eas , 1.1
H Iii,,y o i,,y L Il.l jRO,.
ne at d.1 oi r.ll 11 ) )ii Ir.i EJiI :.:, .
ar. l )easement for ingress, gres an
Hunricl3l U],r. luu, | 1 41 I h,
i', Iii>,',.r,,i, -1 'Ouin Hjf,',,c .1
iA':. Herniiy C,.,urri FP,:,ne.; . ,i I,..
an 'easement for ingress, egress and
utilizes overand across the East 30
feet-thereof. Also known as Lot No:
24d ,I Mi,,i,, i.n hih Estates, and

Together with a double wide 1994 Cre-
sent mobile home with ID No.:
146M8356A and 146M8356B, Title
No.: 66214985 and 66214984, RP
No.: R0586370 and R0586371.
Parcel ID No.:
1 i '4, . IAJ..: u ul. " l:n. ten
has bien filed against you and you are
* '.. lt:'. ':. I " 0 , ' I ', : "lJ lll K
SNOW, ESQUIRE, Plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is: McGahee & Perez,
PL, 417 W. Sugarland Hwy., Clewis-
ton, Florida 33440, on or before Janu-
ary 5, 2009, and file the original with
the Clerk of this court either before
service on the Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter, otherwise a
Default will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Complaint
ofPetion. '
DATED'ths the 20th day of Nov., 2008
THE HONORABLE BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk ofthe Court.
301788 CGS11/27/08
NOTICE
AUCTION on Friday,
December12,2008
at 9:00 a.m. at 1233 N.W. Avenue L,
Belle Glade, Florida
Property of Rokela Russell:
Stove, 2 mattresses, bike, couch, air
conditioner, TV, and misc. iems.
Property of Brandy Love:
Mattress, crib, refrigerator, microwave
and misc. items
302757 SUN 12/4,11/08
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION
LICENSING BOARD
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry
County Construction Licensing Board
will hold a meeting Thursday, Oecem-
bar 11, 2008 at 6:00 p.m., atthe
Hendry County Courthouse, Commis-
sion Chambers, 25 East Hickpooche
Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. The meeting
s open to the public. The meeting
site is accessible by the disabled.
Please Note: The time of all CLB
meeig is snow 6:00 p.m.
If a person decides to appeal any de-
cson made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at this meet-
ing, he/she will need a record Of the
proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, he/she may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceedings
Is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
Hendry County Construction Licensing
Boardlichard.Yoraschek, Chair
302806 CB/CN 12/4/08


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HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
SUBMITTED BY: R. Scott Cooper DATE: 1/13/09
SUBJECT AREA: 339 Homeless Students
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establslhes the policy for
homeless students.
CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.42, 1001.43, 1003.01(12), and 1003.21
ES.: The McKInney Vento Homeless Assistance Act U.S.C. ��H1431-11436; Title
I. Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 20. U.S.C
6�6311-6315; and The Indivlduals witl Disabillles Education Act 20 US.C.
��1400 et. seq.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001,42, 1003.01(12), and
1003.21 FS.
FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without
cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXCUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule established the policy for homeless stu-
dents.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no
additional district economic Impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of
printing and distributions.
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter
as the matter may be heard on January 13, 2009.
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or as soon thereafter fora
lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publi-
cation of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a
Rule Development Workshop wil be held at a time and date to be advertised In
the future.
Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule Is to re
quest, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent
of Schools, n writing, within 21 days after publication of this noce Th request
shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected b
the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect
ed persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under
consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writ-
ing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The
School Board may incorporate material by reference Into the proposed rule.
Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate In this process, pleas
notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-464 2 or at the Hendry County
Courthouse, LaBelld, Florida 33935 t least 48 hours prior to the meeting or work-
shop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of School pursuant to
120.54(3)(e), FS.
302551 CN12/4.,1,18 CB 12/18/08


HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE
SUBMITTED BY: R. Scot Cooper . DATE: 1/13/09
SUBJECT AREA: 340 Bullying and Harassment
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the pollci'for
bullying and harassment of students.
CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1006.147, 784.048(1)(d), 1006.09(6), and
1006.07(2) F.S.
CITATION OF SPECIFIC.LEGAL REFERENCE: 1006.147, 784.048(1)(d), 1006.09(6),
and 1006.0(2) F.S.
FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without
cost, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools.
EXCUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rile established the policy for homeless stu-
dents.
STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: Th proposed policy revision will create no
additional district economic impact in excess of 10.00 except for the costs of
printing and distributions.
LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting
R..T. 75 E O.:rcu, i.o i ru ie.;.toi, FL jai TO U 'm. or as soon thereafter
a. ir,, i na rr ,Tr iy ti nc i , , on j.iriu.iit 1t3 'i'(
Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information re-
garding the statement of estimated regulatory costs, or as soon thereafter for a
lower cost regulatory atemative must do soin writing within 21 days after publi-
cation of this notice.
Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency'Head, a
Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised n
the future.
Notice: The'procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to re-
quest, In wing, a hearing. The request shall be submittedto the Superintendnt
of Schools, n writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request
shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by
the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affect-
ed persons an opportunity to present deedme nt on te issues under
consideration.
Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records
submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writ-
ing, to the Superintendent of Schools.
Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially no-
ticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The
School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule.
Notice: f you needan accommodation in order to participate in this process, please
notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-464 2 or at the Hendry County
Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or work-
shop.
Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certified copy of the pro-
posed rule shall be filed in the Office of the Superintendent of School pursuant to


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 2008-CP-175
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES P. PRICE, Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
ISummarv Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that'an Order of Summary Administration has been entered
in the estate of JAMES R PRICE, deceased, File Number 2008 -CP-175 by the
Circuit Court for Okeechobee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 312 NW. 3rd Seet, Okeechobee, FRodda 34972; that the decedent's
date of death was February 9, 2008; that the total value of the estate is
$18,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been as-
signed by such order are:
NAME ADDRESS
Alan Lindner 685 S.E. 25 Street
Okeechobee,,FL 34974
Jeffrey Price . 2325 N.W.Fork Road
Stuart, FL 34994
Jay Price 36 Island Park
New York; NY 11558
Jerrold Price 31283 Kendale Road
Lewes, DE 19958
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands
against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full
payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims
With this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO 2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date qf first publication of this Notice is October 30th, 2008.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Janice B..Richardson, Esq. for the firm
Harvin, Harvin & Pinnock, LLP
900 East Ocean Blvd., Suite 210-B Stuart, Florida 34994
772-286-3630 Telephone
772-286-6166 Facsimile
Florida Bar No. 0036403
Personal Representative:
Jerrold Price
31283 Kendale Road, Lewes, DE 19958
302883 ON 12/4,11/08

REQUEST FOR BIDS (RFB) 600000226
ACCESS BRIDGE BANK REPAIRS - G-36, S-133 AND S-135,
OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
The South Florida Water Management District will receive sealed bids through the
Procurement Office, B-1 Bidg., 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida
33406, for the Access Bridge Bank Repairs - G-36, S-133 and S-135 project, Okee-
chobee County, Florida on Tuesday, January 6, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. local time, at
which timely submitted bids will be opened and publicly read. Project is for the re-
pair of eroded banks under access bridges leading to specified pump stations and
lock structures. The banks are to be repaired utilizing aluminum sheet pile, reid-
forced concrete, back fill, sodding and rock riprap.
An OPTIONAL pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at
1:00 p.m. at the Okeechobee Field Station (911 Conference Room), 1000 N.E. 40th
Avenue, Okeechobee, FL. For directions call (863) 462-5280. A site visit will im-
mediately follow.
All bids must conform to the instructions in the Request for Bidders (RFB). Interest-
ed respondents may obtain a copy of the complete RFB by obtaining a CD for $5.00
at the above address, by calling (51) 682-2715; or by calling the 24-hour BID
HOTLINE 800-472-5290. The public is invited to attend the bid opening. Informa-
tion on the status of this solicitation can be obtained at our web site -
www.sfwmd.gov.
302369 ON 12/3 CGS 12/4/08

REQUEST FOR BIDS (RFB) 60000000227
ACCESS BRIDGE BANK REPAIRS -


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NOTICE OF SCHEDULING OF NEGOTIATING SESSION WITH
HENRY COUNTY PROFESSIONAL EMT & PARAMEDICS' LOCAL 4520
Take notice that Hendry County Board of County Commissioner Representaives
and the Hendry County Professional EMT & Paramedics Union Representatives will
conduct negotiations regarding the contract for the Hendry County Professional EMT
& Paramedics' Local 4520 at 1:00 p.m, Tuesday, December 16, 2008, at the Hend-
ry County Courthouse Square, Conference Room, 165 S. Lee Street, Florida.
The session is openlo the public, but no public comment will be taken.
If a person decides to appeal tny decision made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the
proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made which record includes the testimony and evi-
dence upoi which the appeal is to be based.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Janet Taylor, Chair
302801 CB/CN 12/4/08






SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following
applications) for permit have been received for projects) in Glades-County:
71 Muse Village LLC and Lykes Brothers Inc (Muse Village Lakes) 3200 Bailey
Lane, Ste 120, Naples, FL 34105, has submitted Application 081017-12 for a Wa-
ter Use Permit to dewater on undeveloped lands. The water will be withdrawn from
the Water Table Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 20,21,28,29, Town-
ship 42 South, Range 29 East.
Lykes Brothers Inc (Cemex Construction Materials Florida LLC Palmdale Sand Mine)
106 SW County Road 72, Okeechobee, FL 34974, has submitted Application
081031-5 for modification of Water Use Permit 22-00245-W for an industrial use.
The water will be withdrawn from the Floridan Aquifer and on onsite lake and the
project is located in Sections 7,11-13,18, Township 41 South, Range 30 East.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request
for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the appli-
cation by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Att: Envirnmn-








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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY
Case #2008-CA-000422
Deulsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for the Certilicateholders of
Soundvlew Home Loan Trust 2006-OPT5, Asset-Backed Certificates, Series
2006-OPT5,
Plaintilf,
vs
John S. Bailey a//a John Bailey and H.F. Huff ak/a Helen Huff; Option One Mort-
gage Corporation
Defendants
NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY
TO: H.E Huff aik/a Helen Huff; ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS IS: 875 Cemetery Road, Labelle, FL 33935
Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of said Defendants, if
either has rermrried and it either or both of said Defendants are dead, their re-
spective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, ienors, and
trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named
Defendantss; and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the afore-
mentioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defen-
dants as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris.
YOU. ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a
mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Hendry
County, Florida, more particularly described as follows:
THAT PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER LY
ING NORTH AND EAST OF JACK'S BRANCH AND THE SOUTH 20 FEET OF THE
EAST 731.24 FEET OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUAR-
TER, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENRY COUNTY
FLORIDA AND THE WEST 20 FEET OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE
NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER EXCEPT THE NORTH 20
FEET THEREOF AND THE NORTH 25 FEET OF THE WEST 20 FEET OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER, SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA;
TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS AS FOLLOWS:
THE NORTH 20 FEET OF THE SOUTH 40 FEET OF THE EAST 731.24 FEET OF THE
NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER, SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP
43 SOUTH; RANGE 28 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA;
TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR IRRIGATION PIPELINE, PUMP SITE AND
ELECTRIC SERVICE AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF
THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28
EAST; HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 31 MINUTES
50 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER-
NORTHEAST QUARTER, A DISTANCE OF 519.80 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGIN-
NING; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST A DIS-
TANCE OF 246,50. FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 50
SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 17.0 FEET TO THE CENTER OF JACK'S
BRANCH; THENCE NORTH 36 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST UF
THE CENTER OF JACK'S BRANCH, A DISTANCE OF 49.79 FEET; THENCE SOUTH
89 DEGREES 31 MINTUES 50 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 37.00 FEET,
THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF
206.50 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST A
DISTANCE OF 10.0 FEET TO THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING; TOGETHER WITH AN
EASEMENT FOR THE IRRIGATION PIPE-LINE AND ELECTRICAL SERVICE OVEf
AND ACROSS THE WEST 10 FEET OF THE EAST OF THE EAST 529.80 FEET OF
THE SOUTH 20 FEET OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST
QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST.


By Jackie Miller,
Evangelist
First Christian Church
Each year we hear of
someone questioning the vir-
gin birth of Jesus. Just what
does the scripture say about
it? Walter Thorton was deal-
ing with this in a recent issue
of "The Restoration Herald."
Here are a few things he had
to say:
"According to Luke 1:26-.
38, Gabriel, set from God, an-
nounced to the virgin Mary,
espoused to Joseph, that
she was chosen of God to
give birth to the Son of God.
In verse 35 is the statement,
'He shall be called the Son of
God.'
According to Luke 1:39-
56, Elizabeth, mother of John
the forerunner, knew Mary
was pregnant with the Son of
God. Elizabeth did not live in
Nazareth. Luke 1:41 tells us
Elizabeth was filled with the
Holy Spirit. She would not
have started-a rumor about
Mary. Luke 1:56 tells us Mary
stayed with Elizabeth about
three months.
According to Matthew
1:18-25, when Mary came
back to Nazareth it became
known to Joseph that Mary
was with child. Joseph did
not want to make Mary a
public example.
In Matthew 1:20-23, the
angel, of The Lord revealed to
Joseph that Mary was still a
virgin, and the child she was
carrying is the Son of God,


the fulfillment of prophecy.
The angel told Joseph, 'Don't
be afraid to take Mary as your
wife.' Joseph moved up the
wedding date and took Mary
into his home as his wife.
Matthew 1:25 tells us Joseph
did not have sex with Mary
until after Jesus was born.
The people of Nazareth did
not know that. So, when it
became known that Mary
was pregnant, there was no
scandal. The obvious conclu-
sion would have been Joseph
and Mary are going to have a
baby,
God's Word tells the good,
the .bad, and the ugly. There
was not a hint of scandal con-
nected with Mary being with
child.
Jesus was born in Bethle-
hem. Luke 21:1-19. Mary was
great with child when they
left Nazareth, but the people
of Nazareth would not know
when she was due to deliver,
unless she told them. Ac-
cording to Matthew 2:1-23,
Joseph, Mary and Jesus may
have lived in Bethlehem close
to two years. Then they went
to Egypt to live. So it was a
few years before they came
back to Nazareth. There was
no hint of scandal.
When they came back
from Egypt, Luke 2:41-52 tells
us, Jesus grew up, and grew
to manhood in Nazareth.
Luke 2:52 tells us, 'Jesus in-
creased in wisdom and stat-
ure, and in favor with God an
man.' There was no hint of
scandal as Jesus grew up.


Testing our Christmas IQ


By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist
Church
The countdown to Christ-
mas has begun! We've heard
the stories, we've sung the
carols, but how much of the
scriptural Christmas story do
we really know? Every year
I like to share with those
around me a fun test to help
remind us of how much we
really know, and how much
of our knowledge is legend!
Here is a sample of this year's
Christmas IQ test!
(1) As long as Christmas
has been celebrated, it has,
been on Dec. 25th. (T or F)
(2) Joseph was from: A.
Bethlehem B. Jerusalem C.
Nazareth D. Egypt E. Chicago
F. None of the above
(3) How did Joseph and
Mary travel to Bethlehem? A.
Joseph walked, Mary rode a
donkey B. Mary walked, Jo-
seph rode a donkey C. They
both walked. D. They both
rode. E. Our church van. F.
They flew. G. Who Knows?
(4) What did the innkeep-
er tell Mary and Joseph? A.
"Come back after the Christ-
mas rush and I should have
some vacancies." B. "L have
a stable you can. use." C.
-"There is no room at the inn."
D. Both B and C. E. None of
the above.


(5) Jesus was delivered
in a: A. Stable. B. Manger. C.
Cave. D. Barn. E. Unknown
(6) A Manger is a: A. Sta-
ble for domestic animals. B.
Wooden hay storage bin. C.
Feeding Trough. D. Barn
(7) Which animals does
the Bible say were present at
Jesus' birth? A. Cows, sheep,
goats. B. Cows, donkeys,
sheep. C. Lowing cattle. D.
Misc. barnyard animals. E. Li-
ons, tigers, and bears. F None
of the above.
(8) Who saw the "Star in
the East"? A. Shepherds. B.
Mary and Joseph. C. Three
Kings. D. Both A and C. E.
None of the above.
(9) How many angels
spoke to the shepherds? A.
One. B. Three. C. Seven. D.
A Multitude. E. None of the
above
(10) What sign did the an-
gels tell the shepherd to look
for? A. "This way to baby Je-
sus" B. A star over Bethlehem.
C. A baby that doesn't cry. D.
A house with a Christmas
tree. E., A baby in a stable. F
None of the above '
(11) What did the angels
sing? A. Joy to the World, the
Lord is come" B. "Alleluia" C.
"Unto us a child is born, unto
us a son is given." D. "Glory to
God in the Highest." E. "Jesus
is the rock that's gonna roll
my sin away." F. "All hail King


Jesus! All hail Immanuel!"
(12) How many wise men
came to see Jesus?
(13) The wise men found
Jesus in a: A. Manger. B.
Stable. C. House. D. Good
Mood.
. (14) Where do we find the
Christmas story in order to
check on all of these ridicti-
lous questions? A) Matthew.
B) Mark. C) Luke. D) John. E)
All,of the above. F) A and B.
G) A and C. H) A, B, and C. I)
Genesis. J) The 4 Gospels. K)
The Epistles. L) Television
ANSWERS TO BIBLE IQ
TEST: (1) False. Not until the
fourth century did it settle
on the 25th. (2) A. See Luke
2:3,4. (3) G. The Bible doesn't
say. (4) E. No word about the
innkeeper. See Luke 2:7. (5)
E. No word about it. See Luke
2:7. (6) C. (7) F. The Bible
doesn't specify. (8) E. The
wise men did. They were not
kings. See Matthew 2:2. (9) A.
See Luke 2:9. (10) F. a baby
wrapped in cloths and lying
in a manger. See Luke 2:12.
(11) D. See Luke 2:14. (12)
No one knows. See Matthew
2:1. Original tradition had
twelve. Later tradition had
three, one for each gift. (13)
C. Matthew 2:11. (14) G. Mark
begins with John the Baptist,
John with "the Word".


Will there be a Christmas?


By The Reverend
Samuel S. Thomas,
Ph. d.
Saint Martin's Church,
Clewiston
As we get ready to hear
the Christmas story once
more, I thought about some
of the details and wondered if
the story really gets home to
us. It is about a couple who
must make a journey. Joseph
must return to his home town
because a foreign, occupy-
ing nation wants to make as
census. This must be an un-
wanted trip, and to add to the
difficulties, Mary is expecting
her first child.
The time is winter; not the
best time to travel but there is
no choice; the occupying na-
tion demands it. When they
arrive, there is really no place
for them. No room, no family
apparently to welcome them.
Finally, an innkeeper says
"Well, there is a stable out
back." They can go and stay
with the animals. There is no
bedding, no furniture, noth-
ing to welcome the newborn
into the world on acold night.
A trough will have to serve as
a crib for Him. This is not a
pretty picture of welcoming
the Lord into the world but it
is a picture that we are given
by Luke (Chapter 2)., In spite
of it all, the world will be
changed by His coming; peo-
ple will celebrate His coming
ever afterward, and it will be
a time of joy and hope.
For the past several weeks,


I've been hearing about the
"economy." For some, it's
supposed to be a "recession,"
or "near recession," and
some have have made com-
parisons to the 1930's when
things were really bleak. "It's
bad" they say. No money for
Christmas shopping, no mon-
ey for parties, no lavish gifts.
Television presentations
are on how to shop wisely or
how to save money in prepar-
ing holiday meals or what to
do that costs less. Charities
are being hurt because peo-
ple are giving less and there
are greater demands for their
services because there is ...
no money. Then I reflect on
the story of the first century
couple. They had it rough
too. They had it harder than
we can imagine. They took it
all in their stride and the first
"Christmas" was celebrated
with what was on hand. It
was about God's love and
family, and the hope and joy
He sent to His people. For
those who recognized and
shared in that event,. there
was a message of love, re-
demption, salvation, forgive-
ness, hope. Gifts came later,
they came from strangers and
were unexpected, and the lo-
cal people didn't offer pres-
ents nor were any expected.
Christmas was gathering
around, recognizing that the
Lord had come into the
world and adoring His pres-
ence; and that was more than
enough. The economy was
bad, the political situation


was unstable, the conditions
were unwholesome, and
none of the things we might
desire were present.
When those who wor-
shipped Him saw God at
work; that was enough and
more than they could have
imagined. That was "Christ-
mas." Now, predictions are
that we are going to have a
"poor" Christmas" and I won-
der "For whom?" For those
who see it only as a time to
buy and spend? Perhaps. For
those who want to submerge
themselves in material things
and forget the "reason for the
season? Probably. For those
who rely on big celebrations
to ignore the roots of this
"holy day?" I guess so. The real
Christmas can be a wonderful
time no matter what we have
to spend or what material
things are a part of it; or how
little they turn out to be. It's
not about the "economy" or
spending anyway. It's about
love, and family, and hope,
and realizing what the season
and the event have come to
mean to humanity. Christmas
is more than "stuff" and add-
ing to possessions. One man
spoke of the over importance
attached to possessions when
he said "We don't own them,
they own us." The message
of Christmas is that God has
come into the world to make
us free - maybe fewer posses-
sions will mean more free-
dom to us all - Maybe Christ-
mas will be... Christmas... just
a bit more.


During Jesus public minis-
try He went to the synagogue
in Nazareth, read from Isaiah,
and told them, 'Today is this
scripture fulfilled in your ears'
(Luke 4:16-32). In verse 22,
'they said, is not this Joseph's
son?' In Matthew's account
of this, Matthew has them
saying, 'Is not this the carpen-
ter's son? His mother is Mary,'
and then Matthew names Je-
sus' brothers and sisters. In
Mark's account of this event,
Mark has them saying, 'is not
this the carpenter, the son of
Mary. In John 6:44, 'is not this
Jesus, the son of Joseph? We
know his father and mother..'
Logically speaking, if the
people of Nazareth knew
or suspected that Jesus was
not Joseph's son, they would
have surely thrown that at Je-
sus there in the synagogue.
But instead they said, 'We
know you, you are Joseph
and Mary's son, you're the
carpenter's son, you are a
carpenter. We know your
brothers and sisters.' Again,
there was no hint of scandal.
I am convinced that the
Holy Spirit was at work in this
process. Also that Joseph was
directed to take Mary into his
home as his wife so there
would not be a scandal.
There is no hint of a scan-
dal connected with the birth
of Jesus Christ, the Son of
God. God's Word gives us
the good, the bad, and the
ugly. And there is nothing
ugly about the birth of Jesus
Christ, the Son of God."


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6 MYTHS ABOUT THE DETROIT 3

BY MARK PHELAN \
FREE PRESS COLUMNIST
The debate over aid to the Detroit-based automakers is awash with half-truths and misrepresentations that are endlessly
repeated by everyone from members of Congress to journalists. Here are six myths about the companies and their vehicles,
and the reality in each case.
Myth No. I
Nobody buys their vehicles.
Reality
General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC sold 8.5 million vehicles in the United Slates last year and mil-
lions more around the world. GM outsold Toyota by about 1.2 million vehicles in the United States last year and holds a
U.S. lead over Toyota of about 560,000 so far this year. Globally, GM in 2007 remained the world's largest automaker,
selling 9,369,524 vehicles worldwide -- about 3,000 more than Toyota. Ford outsold Honda by about 850,000 and Nissan
by more than 1.3 million vehicles in the United States last year. Chrysler sold more vehicles here than Nissan and Hyundai
combined in 2007 and so far this year.
Myth No. 2
They build unreliable junk.
Reality
The creaky, leaky vehicles of the 1980s and '90s are long gone. Consumer Reports recently found that "Ford's reliability is
now on par with good Japanese automakers." The independent J.D. Power Initial Quality Study scored Buick, Cadillac,
Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, Mercury, Pontiac and Lincoln brands' overall quality as high or higher than that of Acura, Audi,
BMW, Honda, Nissan, Scion, Volkswagen and Volvo. Power rated the Chevrolet Malibu the highest-quality midsize sedan.
Both the Malibu and Ford Fusion scored better than the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.
Myth No. 3
They build gas-guzzlers.
Reality
All of the Detroit Three build midsize sedans the Environmental Protection Agency rates at 29-33 miles per gallon on the
highway. The most fuel-efficient Chevrolet Malibu gets 33 m.p.g. on the highway, 2 m.p.g. better than the best Honda
Accord. The most fuel-efficient Ford Focus has the same highway fuel economy ratings as the most efficient Toyota Corolla.
The most fuel-efficient Chevrolet Cobalt has the same city fuel economy and better highway fuel economy than the most
efficient non-hybrid Honda Civic. A recent study by Edmunds.com found that the Chevrolet Aveo subcompact is the least
expensive car to buy and operate.
Myth No. 4
They already got a $25-billion bailout..
Reality
None of that money has been lent out and may not be for more than a year. In addition, it can, by law, be used only to
invest in future vehicles and technology, so it has no effect on the shortage of operating cash the companies face because
of the economic slowdown that's killing them now.
i Myth No. 5
GM, Ford and Chrysler are idiots for investing in pickups and SUVs.
SReality
The domestic companies' lineup has been truck-heavy, but Toyota, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and BMW have all spent billions
of dollars on pickups and SUVs because trucks are a large and historically profitable part of the auto industry. The most
fuel-efficient full-size pickups from GM, Ford and Chrysler all have higher EPA fuel economy ratings than Toyota and
Nissan's full-size pickups.
Myth No. 6
They don't build hybrids.
Reality
The Detroit Three got into the hybrid business late, but Ford and GM each now offers more hybrid models than Honda or
Nissan, with several more due to hit the road in early 2009








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