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Vol. 82 No. 39


Thursday, April 9, 2009


50 Plus tax


General Info


Black Gold Jubilee
Festival
Get ready for the 31st Annual
Black Gold Jubilee Festival on Sat-
urday, April 18 at the Belle Glade
Marina! The theme of this year's
event is "Torry Island-A Last Fron-
tier." Schedule of Events: Harvest
Queen Pageant: Friday, April 17 at
Dolly Hand Center beginning at 7
p.m. Jubilee Parade: April 18, Line
up will be at 9 a.m. on Gator Blvd,
Corn Cook-Off: Noon at the Jubi-
lee, 5K Walk/Run: 7:30 a.m. at the
Marina. Volleyball Tournament: Fri-
day evening, April 17 and at 1 p.m.
on Saturday, April 18. All day enter-
tainment up until 5 p.m. Entertain-
ment on the Lakeside Stage begins
at 5 p.m. with the Chase Band and
then Ryan Walker, and then Jerry
& the Hurrycanes. Spectacular fire-
works at dusk!
See Briefs - Page 24

Lake Level

11.93 feet
above sea level
Index
Classifieds....................................... 15
Public Forum ..................................... 2
Obits.............................. .............. 6
Schools ........................................... 13
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fight
Football standout
Antwon Chisholm
among those charged
By Naji Tobias
The Sun
PALM BEACH COUNTY - A food
fight at the Wellington Green Mall
resulted in the arrests of nine teen-
agers from Belle Glade and Paho-
kee.
One of those subjects report-
edly included Glades Central Raid-
ers standout running back Antwon
Chisholm, who is widely regarded
as one of the area's best football
players.
The incident, which took place
on Thursday, Apr. 2, was video-
taped by security cameras at the
mall.
According to an affidavit by the
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Of-
fice (PBSO), anywhere between
15 and 20 people were in a large
fight at the Wellington Green food
court, with deputies unable to stop
the fracas.
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Local Weather

Weather Forecast for Western Palm
Beach County from the National Weath-
er Service.
Belle Glade and surrounding areas:
Thursday: Sunny, with a
high near 81. Wind chill values .
as low as 45 early. Calm wind
becoming southeast between
8 and 11 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly
clear, with a low around 57.
Southeast wind between 6 and
8 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Mostly sunny, with
a high near 86. South wind
between 6 and 14 mph, with
gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy,
with a low around 61. South
wind between 5 and 9 mph.
Saturday: A 20 percent
chance of showers. Mostl
cloudy, with a high near 87
South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostl3 'I'o]
cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast
wind between 4 and 7 mph becoming
calm.
Sunday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 86.
Sunday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 87.
Monday Night: Mostly
cloudy, with a low around 67.



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Clubs and organizations


Belle Glade Easter Sunrise
Service
The Glade Communities are invited to
come to an Easter Sunrise service at 6:45
a.m., Easter Sunday, April 12 at the Belle
Glade. City Hall. The service is sponsored by
the Glades Area Ministerial Association. For
more information please call 561-996-5568.

Belle Glade Lions Club
Scholarship
The Belle Glade Lions Club is accepting
applications for their annual Ruth S. Wedg-
worth scholarship offered to graduating se-
niors of area schools in Belle Glade and Pa-
hokee. The scholarship is for $1,000 a year
for four years. Applications can be obtained
from our high school office or by contacting
Debbie Cumpton at 561-261-0487.

Free Help for Out of Control
Kids
The Beacon Center at Pioneer Park Ele-
mentary School will host the Parent Project.
The tougher it gets to be a kid the tougher
it gets to be a parent. The Parent Project is
for Parents of out of control kids. Can't get
your kids to do what you want them to do?
Are your kids talking back, cursing, skip-
ping school, making bad grades, involved
in gangs, stealing, experimenting with drugs
and alcohol, threatening to run away or
just not making good choices? The Parent
Project will help you turn your household
around. It is proven and will work if you
work it. Bring your 10-17 years old with you.
They will receive personal and social skills
training. Parent Project starts April 9 at 5:30
p.m. Call Angela at 561-993-8660 or 561-
261-4501

Leadership Glades program
Graduation for participants in the Leader-
ship Glades program will held Tuesday, April
14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sugar Cane Growers
Cooperative on the 4th Floor. This year, 20
community leaders will graduate, several
with perfect attendance records. Leadership
Glades Chair Steve Nesbit says this year's
class has been an outstanding example of
business leaders who have gone above and
beyond the call of duty. This class took on


several projects to help benefit the commu-
nity. At their first class session in October they
raised funds to provide a new barbecue grill
for the residents of Pahokee's Alzheimer's
Community Care Center. In February of this
year they participated in the Lakeside Medi-
cal Center fundraiser and sold hot dogs at
the event to benefit the new hospital. They
also raised money to provide a tree at the
new hospital as their class project.
Leadership Glades is now accepting ap-
plications for the 2009-2010 Leadership
Glades class. For more information, call the
Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce at 561-
996-2745 or log on to the Leadership Glades
web site at Leadershipglades.com to down-
load an application.

Glades Community Awards
Recognition Celebration
The Glades Interagency Network is host-
ing its fourth Glades Community Awards
Recognition Celebration on Tuesday, April 21
from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Dolly Hand
Cultural Arts Center, which is located on the
Campus of Palm Beach Community College
in Belle Glade. The Glades 2009 Community
Awards Recognition Celebration is designed
to bring the Western Communities of Palm
Beach County together as one as we pay
tribute to individuals who have made out-
standing contributions to our local organiza-
tions and to the Glades Communities. Each
Glades area organization, agency, business,
and individual will have an opportunity to
recognize up to two people.
The community is invited to attend this
event. You may reserve individual seating or
a group seating arrangement. For additional
information regarding the celebration of
Glades people and prices for lunch please
contact Autrie at Lutheran Services Florida/
PEPPI Head Start Center at 561-996-1718.
The deadline is soon approaching; please
make your reservations now.

Harvest Queen Pageant
Belle Glade Lions Club will be holding
the 2009 Harvest Queen Pageant on April
17 at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center in
Belle Glade. For questions concerning the
pageant, you may call Debbie Cumpton at
561-261-0487.


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

Hospital hosts

support groups
Wellington Regional Medical Center has
the following support groups:
*Bariatric Education Seminar meets the
first Thursday of the month.
*Bariatric Support Group meets the first
Thursday of each month from 1 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 Support group
meets the fourth Tuesday 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 confer-
ence 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.

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.


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56 bikers ride for the Red Cross


Darrell Ferneau, Okeechobee,
wins $500 Cash Prize
Fifty-six motorcyclists gathered from all
over Florida to participate in this year's Ride
for the Red Poker Run benefiting the Lake-
side Communities and Okeechobee Service
Centers of the American Red Cross.
The event, which was held on March 29,


marks the seventh time riders have met to
benefit the Lakeside Communities' Service
Center, while this year's event was the first
time the neighboring Okeechobee Service
Center joined in for the fun.
Representing Belle Glade,. Clewiston,
Hollywood, Lake Worth, Lakeport, Lehigh
Acres, Moore Haven, Okeechobee, Teques-
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Darrell Ferneau won first place in the American Red Cross Poker Run held
on Saturday, March 28, winning a $500 cash prize. Red Cross members (left
to right) Julie Shook, Okeechobee Service Center Branch Specialist; Debbie
Riddle, Okeechobee Service Center Branch Manager; Darrell Ferneau; Michael
Lampert, Chapter Chairman of the Greater Palm Beach Area Chapter; Thom-
as Hernandez, Lakeside Communities' Service Center Branch Specialist; and
Deborah McDuffie, Lakeside Communities' Service Center Branch Manager
presented him with his prize.
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Clewiston's Shirley Reynolds was the recipient of $100 for the worst poker hand
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cyclists rallied in rainy conditions for a good
cause.
In line with the very nature of the Red
Cross, the group of enthusiastic motorcy-
clists weathered the storm, soaked from
head to toe.
The event featured two different scenic
routes along Lake Okeechobee and par-
ticipants chose which route to experience
while receiving cards for their poker hands
along the way. The Lakeside Communi-
ties' Service Center route featured stops at
Everglades Adventures Resort in Pahokee,
Devon's Bistro in Belle Glade, Roland Martin
Marina & Tiki Bar in Clewiston, and Seacoast
National Bank in Moore Haven.
The Okeechobee Service Center route in-
cluded stops at J & S Fish Camp, Good Spir-
its, Cudaville and Iron Eagle, touring through
beautiful Okeechobee.
The motorcyclists reunited for a finale at
the Seminole Brighton Casino, the event's
Grand Sponsor (17735 Reservation Road,
Okeechobee). Debbie Riddle, Branch Man-
ager of the Okeechobee Service Center, said
"We are so thankful for the casino's gener-
osity and willingness to help the Red Cross
continue to deliver life-saving services to our
community."
At the casino, each participant enjoyed
entertainment, raffles, contests, food and
$20 in free play.
At the finale, Darrell Ferneau of Okeecho-
bee, a retired school teacher who remem-
bers the Red Cross for its aquatic programs,
was awarded $500 for his winning poker
hand.
Never having participated in a poker run,
Mr. Ferneau exclaimed "Maybe it was begin-
ner's luck, but I was shocked," adding "The
poker run was a lot of fun and I think I'll par-
ticipate again."
Larry Smith of Clewiston was awarded
$300 for the second best poker hand and
Shirley Reynolds of Clewiston was awarded
$100 for the worst poker hand.
In addition to the support of Seminole
Brighton Casino, the Red Cross is thankful
for the donations of several other sponsors.
Betty Ray of Iron Eagle in Okeechobee do-
nated a leather jacket valued at $700; Cycle
Gear of West Palm Beach donated a helmet
and leather vest; Scotty's Tiki Bar in Clewis-
ton donated various merchandise; Skull Hill
Steel in Okeechobee donated a $150 gift cer-
tificate; and Style Studio Custom Motorcycle
Shop in Okeechobee donated $450 in gift
certificates.
Deborah McDuffie, Branch Manager of
the Lakeside Communities' Service Center,
said "The poker run really showed a spirit
of collaboration amongst riders, communi-
ties and businesses, each having a hand in
ultimately allowing the Red Cross to come
to the aid of people who need it most."


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presents


With Easter approaching, many parents
contemplate purchasing mallard duck-
lings as gifts for their children. The Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion (FWC) suggests buying your child the
stuffed-animal version instead.
"Although these ducklings might make
nice pets while they're young, they can live
10 years and quickly outgrow the cute-and-
fuzzy stage, leaving full-size droppings on
your patio and outdoor furniture," FWC
waterfowl management coordinator Joe
Benedict said. "When this happens, parents
and children often grow tired of caring for
them and decide to turn them loose into the
wild."
They may not realize this is illegal and
puts Florida's native wildlife in jeopardy. By
law, no one may possess, buy or sell mal-
lards in Florida without a special permit from
the FWC, and releasing them is prohibited.
These activities are against the law be-
cause domesticated ducks, once released,
are capable of transmitting diseases, and
they compete with native wildlife for food
and habitat. Most importantly, releasing mal-
lards threatens the existence of the Florida


mottled duck, a unique subspecies found
only in peninsular Florida.
"These domesticated mallards are, inter-
breeding with the mottled duck, producing
hybrid offspring," Benedict said. "This is a
serious concern and if not stopped, this hy-
bridization could result in the Florida mot-
tled duck becoming extinct.".
Pet mallards will not migrate when they
are released. They become established,
year-round residents of our state. When they
mate with wild mottled ducks, it pushes
Florida's mottled ducks toward extinction.
The Florida mottled duck population is
relatively small, and already FWC biologists
say as many as 12 percent of these ducks
show genetic evidence of hybridization.
Today, the future of the mottled duck is
uncertain, but its fate is in the hands of Flo-
ridians. The solution starts with not buying
your child a live duckling for Easter.
For more information on protecting Flori-
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waterfowl offices at 850-488-5878 or 321-
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from Florida to National Hurricane Confer-
ence
As The Salvation Army of Florida gears
up for this year's hurricane season, it con-
tinues to partner with FEMA, local and
state emergency management officials and
local non-profits to ensure residents are
protected.
Salvation Army Florida team members
Dulcinea Cuellar and Kevin Smith are at-
tending this year's hurricane conference
in Austin, April 6-10. The conference is a
forum which communicates planning and
strategy for..federal, state and local emer-
gency management officials.
The Salvation Army is committed to
partnering with all levels of government to
help become more efficient in its disaster
relief, providing a collaborative response
when no one entity can handle it alone.
"Rumors have it that we may have a
less active hurricane season this year," said
Kevin Smith, director of Emergency Disas-
ter Services for The Salvation Army's Flori-
da division. "We are planning for the 2009
hurricane season as if it was 2004 coming
again."
With a fleet of more than 100 trucks,


mobile kitchens and other vehicles, the
Florida division is readying for whatever
Mother Nature sends.
The Salvation Army fleet is strategically
placed throughout the state of Florida.
Along with the trucks and trailers, The Sal-
vation Army also has an army of volunteers
ready to help residents and emergency
workers at the time of disaster.
In 2008, Salvation Army Florida volun-
teers and staff were deployed throughout
the south. Following Hurricane Ike, The
Salvation Army provided more than 5.3
million meals, drinks and snacks to resi-
dents and emergency workers in Galves-
ton and the surrounding area. Volunteers
and canteens also served flood victims
from Tropical Storm Fay, which made four
Florida landfalls in August 2008.
"We remain committed to be able to as-
sist whenever disaster strikes," Smith said.
"It is vital to our mission as an organization
to be prepared and continue testing and
training."
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the
universal Christian church, has been support-
ing those in need in His name without discrim-
ination since 1865. Over 33 million Americans
receive assistance from The Salvation Army.


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Audrey Langdale Ward, 77
MOORE HAVEN - Audrey Langdale Ward, of
Moore Haven, passed away March 27, 2009, in
Moore Haven. She was 77.
She was born Aug. 15, 1931, in Moore Haven
to Noah Langdale and Mamie (McCall) Lang-
dale. She was a lifelong resident of Moore
Haven. Audrey owned and operated for many
years the Alvin's Bait & Tackle.
Survivors include son, Alvin L. Ward Jr. (Lorie)
of Moore Haven; daughters, Brenda Choban
(Joe), and Alvina Marie Ward, both of Moore
Haven; sisters, Mildred Ford, and Elizabeth De-
vinney, both of Moore Haven; 11 grandchildren;
and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 29,
2009, at First Baptist Church of Moore Haven
with Reverend Sherrill Tillery officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Ortona Cemetery, Moore'
Haven.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.

Carolyn Owens Laren, 59
HIGHLANDS, Texas - Carolyn Owens Laren,
of Highlands, Texas, passed away on Feb. 2,
2009. She was 59.
Carolyn was born in Clewiston, Fla., on May
23, 1949, to Charles (Tubby) Owens and Mary
Lou Lund Owens.
SShe was preceded in death by her sister, Patri-
cia (Pro) Steadman.
Surviving are her husband, Rick Larsen; two
daughters, Artis (Boyd) Martin and Darby (Em-
mett) Miles; her mother, Mary L. McWhorter;
one brother, Cyrus (Sandy) Owens; two grand-
children, Miranda and Justin Martin; and a great
number of nieces and nephews.
Carolyn was employed as a customer service
agent for many years at Continental Airlines in
Houston,'Texas. She will be greatly missed by
all.


Lewis Carmon Kelly, 85
CLEWISTON - Lewis Carmon Kelly, of Cle-
wiston, passed away March 29, 2009, in Cape
Coral. He was 85.
He was born April 22, 1923, in Mitchell
County, N.C., the son of the late Mack and the
late Gladys (McKinney) Kelly.
He served during World War II in the Army.
He was a Superintendent, employed by
U.S.S.C.-AES, until retirement in 1994. He was a
Member and former deacon of Evangel Assem-
bly of God Church, American Legion and Flori-
da Highway Patrol Auxiliary.
Survivors include his wife, Idella(Greer) Kelly;
son, Michael C. Kelly of Huntsville, Ala.; grand-
children, April M. Childers and husband Jeremy,
Aaron Kelly, Christen Kelly, Christopher Kelly, all
of Huntsville, Ala.; niece, Barbara Mathis of Cle-


wiston; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents,
Mack and Gladys Kelly; sister, Nina Stanford;
and grandson, Jonathan Kelly.
Funeral services were April 3, 2009, at Evangel
Assembly Of God, with Pastor Gary Corley offi-
ciating. Interment followed in Ridgelawn Ceme-
tery.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.


Russell 'Rusty' Lance England
OKEECHOBEE - Russell "Rusty" Lance Eng-
land, of Okeechobee, died Monday, March 30,
2009 in Highlands County.
He was born Nov. 11, 1959 in Idalou, Texas, he
had been a resident for 26 years.
Rusty is preceded in death by his mother, Win-
nie B. Frasier (Schmidt) and father, Jimmy Bruce
England.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Vicky
England of Okeechobee; son, Jeffery England of
Okeechobee; sisters, Trish Shipley of Dawn, Tex-
as, Tabby Martinez of Phoenix, Ariz.; brothers,
Mike Tapley of Yeehaw Junction, Rick England
of Albuquerque, N.M., and Bruce England of
Bosque Farm, N.M.
Services were Sunday, April 5, 2009, in the
Buxton Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial' contributions may
be made to the Epilepsy Foundation.
All arrangements are under the direction and
care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Cremato-
ry, 110 NE 5th St., Okeechobee.







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Bobo named an Ambassadors for AIDS Awareness


Robert Bobo.


Submitted photo


In honor of Black History Month, which
is every February, community leaders and
community-based organizations recognize
the HIV/AIDS advocates who have contrib-
uted to HIV/AIDS Awareness in the State of
Florida.
These individuals have given tirelessly of
their time to make a difference in the lives
of those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Black Life is Worth Saving.
Mr. Robert Bobo, Operation Management
Consultant I, for the Hendry and Glades
County Health Departments was recently
recognized for his talents and efforts.
An article recognizing him as one of
"Florida's Ambassadors for AIDS Aware-
ness" appeared on the Black PR Wire Web-


site at: http://www.blackprwire.com/client/
fdoh/fdoh_bhm/index.html
Robert Bobo secured Ryan White Title
III funding for two separate organizations,
managed and oversaw the entire operation
of the AIDS Resource Council of Southwest
Florida, Inc., an HIV specialty Clinic and
ASO, and the Hendry County Health Depart-
ment HIV/AIDS Program.
Throughout his career, he developed
policies and procedures for the clinics for
purposes of passing administrative audits,
developed a Case Management component
for the ASO, and negotiated contracts with
the Health Planning Council of Southwest
Florida for Ryan White Title II funding for
medical care and case management.


A man of many talents, Mr. Bobo devel-
oped the first public school HIV testing pro-
gram in the United States.
He also developed an outreach pro-
gram for the Lee County AIDS Task Force,
taught basic and advanced HIV Certification
courses, developed a Family Life Center for
Lee Mental Health Center, Inc., standardized
laboratory procedures and formatted labo-
ratory functions on the Meditech Computer
System, and testified before the Food and
Drug Administration in Washington, D.C.


FWC stocking Lake Okeechobee with young bass


By Eric Kopp
INI Florida
Fisheries biologist Don Fox is doing
something that's never been tried - stock-
ing largemouth bass in Lake Okeechobee.
Mr. Fox and fellow biologists from the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission (FWC) spent several hours last week
putting 22,000 to 25,000 young bass into the
lake from Cody's Cove to First Point.
He said the stocking program will con-
tinue in the next few weeks with hopes of
putting as many as 200,000 fry in the lake.
"If this works, we'll stock Moonshine Bay
around the same time next year," he said.
Although fish populations had already
started to decline, hurricanes Frances and
Jeanne exacerbated the problem.
The 100 mph-plus winds from the 2004
storms not only made life temporarily rough
for people around the big lake, it ruined life
for fish in the lake.
"The hurricanes decimated the habitat,"
Mr. Fox stated. Winds and the subsequent
wave action ripped up bulrush, cattail, pep-
pergrass, hydrilla and eel grass and took
away nearly all the habitat that fish need to
live, eat and breed.
But now, many of these native grasses are
coming back. Forage such as shad and grass
shrimp have exploded which means there is
plenty for largemouth bass to eat.
"If it's going to work, it's going to work
now," said Mr. Fox, who has spent the last 27
years trying to improve the fishery on Lake
Okeechobee.
The idea of beefing up the bass popula-
tion began a few months ago but until re-
cently, Mr. Fox and his fellow biologists at
FWC's Okeechobee office resisted the idea
because things weren't right - no forage,
little habitat and too many other predators
such as gar and bowfin mudfishh).
But, things have changed.
"We batted the idea around for a while,
and now there's enough natural forage to
support them," he explained. "We've never
stocked fish in a system with this type of
habitat. Normally, we stock lakes like Apo-
pka or Griffin."
So, in stepped Rick Stout - the direc-
tor of the Florida Bass Conservation Center


Courtesy photos/FWC
An estimated 22,000 to 25,000 fry lar-
gemouth bass were released into Lake
Okeechobee Thursday, March 26, as
part of a stocking program aimed at
"bumping" up the bass population.
in Richloam. He had room in his outdoor
ponds so the idea of stocking Lake Okeecho-
bee was now 'hatched.'
By electro shocking, Mr. Fox - along
with biologists Alyssa Jordan, Corey Lee and
Brent Bachelder - took 80 pair of spawn-
ing bass from the Rim Canal in the Lakeport
area. These brood fish were then taken to
Mr. Stout.
"We brought them back to the hatchery,
got them acclimated here for a couple of
weeks and once they got settled in we took
a fin clip from the pectoral fin that's about
the size of the fingernail on your little finger,"
he explained. "We sent those to a genetics
lab in St. Petersburg and they checked each
one to be sure they were pure Florida strain
bass."
He said two of the potential breeder fish
had to be removed from the others because
they had northern genes. Mr. Stout said
northern genes appear, basically, in large-
mouth from Kentucky northward.
"Back when Florida was an island, those
bass became isolated from those in the
north. Then, when the ocean receded after
the ice age and Florida became reconnected
with the U.S., some pure Florida bass began
to migrate north and some began to mi-
grate to the south," he explained. "But, pure
Florida bass occur from the Suwanee River


south."
He could only surmise that those fish
with the northern strains came from private
land owners or homeowner associations
that stocked their lakes with fish from pri-
vate businesses whose fish have the north-
ern genes.
Once Mr. Stout had the brood fish, a tag
about twice the size of a grain of rice was in-
serted into their abdomens. This tag, called a
passive integrated transponder (PIT), emits
a nine-digit number. With this tag, each fish
can be identified since each PIT tag emits a
different number.
The brood fish were then put into 100-
foot x 300-foot brooding ponds and allowed
to spawn. Mr. Stout said these brood ponds
are stocked at a rate of about 20 to 25 pair
per acre.
"We then look for fry about 7 to 8 millime-
ters in length," he explained. "The male will
keep them schooled up and when they rise
up we go in with a fine net seine and trans-
port the fry to a fertilized pond. They will be
kept there about three to four weeks."
Mr. Stout, Mr. Fox's former Tennessee
Tech University roommate, said over a four-
week phase he and his crew will harvest
about 60 percent of the fry.
"We don't like really big fish, primarily
4 to 7 pounders," he said. "In younger fish
(4 to 7 pounds), the egg quality is typically
much better. Once they get above that, the
quality of the egg begins to diminish some-
what."
With the fry in hand, so to speak, Mr.
Stout traveled to Lake Okeechobee where
he met up with his old college roommate
and the young bass were placed in Lake
Okeechobee.
Mr. Fox said the Cody's Cove to First Point
area was chosen because there was an ex-
ceptional forage base for the bass, good
habitat consisting of eel grass, mixed with
some peppergrass and hydrilla and the fish
will be more confined.
Beginning in a couple of weeks, the lo-
cal biologists will begin electro-shocking the
area to check on the fry.
Now, remember that small fin clipping
from the brood fish? When the local biolo-
gists shock this area they will take similar
small fin clippings from young bass. Each


clipping will then be sent to the Florida
Wildlife Institute lab in St. Petersburg, where
geneticists will be able to identify the bass as
either wild or stocked.
This test will also tell the biologists from
which brood pond the fry came, as well as
which female.
Mr. Fox said the electro shocking will
continue about every two weeks until it gets
to the point they stop finding stocked fish
because they have migrated out of the area.
He went on to say the stocked bass should
reach a length of about 5 inches by fall and
will likely begin to spawn when they get to
about 10 inches.
Since this type of stocking has never been
done here before, the FWC biologists have
no idea what the mortality rate will be for
the fry.
While bass stocking is only aimed at
"bumping up" the population in an area,
it cannot be done to increase the total bass
population simply because the lake is too
big. Still, if this initial stocking is successful it
will be repeated in different areas of the lake
to increase those populations.
Unfortunately, there is little to be done for
the badly diminished crappie population. Mr.
Fox said there simply isn't the quantity and
quality of forage needed. Crappie, or specks,
are too selective in what they eat.
"Bass will basically eat anything that
doesn't eat them first," said Mr. Fox.
Crappie, however, depend on such as in-
vertebrates as chizzywinks. And, like much
of the fish populations, these invertebrates
disappeared with the hurricanes.
"There just isn't enough natural forage to
support them (crappie)," said Mr. Fox.
But, for the bass, the timing is right for
a little help from man. And this help, said
Mr. Fox, includes a new lake level.schedule
and renewed interest in Lake Okeechobee's
well being from the U.S. Army Corps of En-
gineers.
"We have to have water levels that don't
impact the ecological process of the lake,
and the new lake regulation schedule is
more conducive to the ecological process of
the lake," Mr. Fox explained.
That new schedules calls for a high of
no more than 15.5 feet, and a low of no less
than 12.5 feet.


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Religion columns


Thoughts From an Empty Tomb
By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
The road to Calvary was not what I had envisioned it.
It's been twenty-five years, but I still remember experienc-
ing Jerusalem for the first time and traveling along the Via
Dolorosa - the "Path of Sorrow".
It wasn't what I thought it would be. I had imagined a
spiritual stroll along the path that Jesus went. Instead I found
myself in an upstream struggle against a multitude of shop-
pers, street vendors, soldiers, and tourists. Every few steps,
some vender or shopkeeper would step in front of one of
our group and dangle camels, scarves, and various souve-
nirs. Not only was there no time for reflection, we had to
struggle to stay together. Finally we turned the corner and
headed for the church of the Holy Sepulcher. I thought it
would be better. I was wrong.
I expected something simple. I found something ornate.
At the time of Jesus, this was a cemetery. Now it's a cathe-
dral covered with marble and gold and intricate paintings.
Forty-three lamps hang above the traditional spot of Jesus'
tomb. I tried to picture it as it originally was, but couldn't.
People were lined up to go in. Lots of people. I hate
waiting in line, so you could probably guess my mindset.
Blocking the way in was a black-robed, black bearded, black
hatted priest who kept on saying, "Twehty minutes, twenty
minutes". Those might have been the only words of English
he spoke, because the guys in front kept responding, "But
that's what you told us fifteen minutes ago". The crowd
mumbled. I mumbled. Someone muttered about the temple
needing another cleansing.
Then came the words, "Come this way". It was James
Flemming, our guide. Jim took us behind the crowd and
into the back area of the church to a place that didn't look
like it was used too often. It was dark. It was musty. It was
cold. As my eyes adjusted, I saw a small opening. It was
a rock-hewn tomb. I walked over to the opening, and just
like the apostle John, I looked in. I was amazed. It was not
a large room like I'd imagined, but a small room barely lit
with a small oil lamp.
"Go on in", Jim said. I didn't have to be told twice. An-
other guy about my size and I squeezed in and sat on the
cold floor. Suddenly, the lights went out and a door outside
slammed shut. I felt myself in a dark, tight, claustrophobic
room that seemed to be sealed shut and closing in on me.


Religion briefs


Cowboy Church Hand &

Hand Ministries
Will have fellowship at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April
9, food will be served. Gospel music and the word
of God, brought this month by Pastor Gena Brim,
will begin at 7 p.m.
Come and listen to this fine lady share the word
of God, we are located on the corner of Main and
5th at the Palmdale Community Center, all are wel-
come.

Easter Egg Grab and Resur-

rection Party
First United Methodist Church of Clewiston is
hosting a community wide Easter Egg Grab and
Resurrection Party on Saturday, April 11, starting
at 10 a.m. Children up through the fifth-grade are
invited to come for crafts, egg coloring, an egg
hunt, and Easter story telling, followed by a hot dog
lunch. Older children and youth can help with crafts
and help hide eggs. Bring baskets and friends! No
charge! 331 W Osceola Ave. For further information
please call 863-983-5269.


Sharing the experience, my friend whispered, "God put him-
self in a place like this." After a few long minutes in the dark
tomb, a light came on. With the light came realization.
The Easter story is not just a Sunday School story. The
life of Jesus was not just a romantic fable. The Christian ex-
perience is not just a somewhere-over-the-rainbow illusion.
It's real, and what was true then is true now. I was in a cold
tomb, but besides my friend and I, it was empty. It had been
empty for over 2000 years. It is still empty.
The God who rolled the stone away then still moves
stones for us today. The message of the empty tomb de-
clares that no power on earth could keep Christ down then,
and that no power on earth can keep us down when we are
in Christ Jesus now.
Christ is risen. And our response, "HE IS RISEN IN-
DEED!"

"The ransom!"
By Jackie Miller, Evangelist
First Christian Church
Matthew 20:20-28 says, "Then came to Him the mother
of the sons of Zebedee with her sons worshipping Him and
asking a certain thing of Him. And he siad unto her, What
wouldest thou? She saith unto Him, Command that, these
my two sons may sit, one on Thy right hand, and the other
on Thy left hand, in Thy kingdom. But Jesus answered and
said, Ye know not what ye ask, Are ye able to drink the cup
that I am about to drink? And are ye able to be baptized with
the baptism I am baptized with? They say unto Him. We
are able. Then Jesus said, The Son of man came not to be
ministered unto, but to minister, and give his life A RANSOM
for many."
We hear many times of people who have been shang-
haied, and held for ransom. The ransom is the price to buy
back the person who was stolen. The price of ransom is usu-
ally set at a high price. The human race was shanghaied in
the Garden of Eden, and the rest of the story in the Bible is
the account of the price that was paid for man's redemp-
tion.
Peter gives us the best description for the price that was
paid for the redemption when he said in Ist Peter 1:18-19
"Knowing that you were redeemed, not with corruptible
things with silver and gold, from the vain manner of your
lives handed down from your fathers, but with precious
blood, as a lamb without spot, even the blood as a lamb


Special Easter Service with

Butterfly Release
The community is invited to join First United
Methodist Church of Clewiston in a special Easter
celebration with special music from, "My Chains
Are Gone, an Easter Celebration of Freedom," at
8:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 12.
Butterflies will be released at our flower cross
following each service, and a free Easter Breakfast
will be served starting about 9:45 a.m.
There will be special programs for children,
and each child who comes will receive a butterfly
to release. For further information please call 863-
983-5269.

Community Easter Sunrise

Service
We are rotating churches each year for our Eas-
ter sunrise services.
The Community Easter Sunrise service this
year will be hosted by Pastor David McClusky and
Calvary Baptist Church at 1075 Davidson Road in
Hookers Point.
The service will begin at 6:30 a.m. and will


without blemish and without spot, even the blood of Christ.
No one ever suffered as Jesus on the cross; all the pain
and suffering of His body was small indeed compared to the
agony of His soul. He tasted death once for every man. Paul
tells us in 2nd Corinthians 5:21 "Him who knew no sin was
made to be sin that we might become the righteousness of
God." Jesus on the cross felt as though He had committed
every sin ever committed. Such a catalogue of sins as men-
tioned in Ist Corinthians 6:9-12 "Be not deceived, neither
fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor
abuses of themselves with men, not thieves, nor covetous,
nor drunkards, not revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the
kingdom of God. And such were some of you but ye are
washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified jn the
name of our Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God."
Then Paul tells of the ransom paid for our souls when he
told Timothy in I Timothy 2:6 "Christ Jesus who gave Him-
self a RANSOM for all. Our sins can be compared to the flood
in the days of Noah. The waters covered the earth according
to Genesis 7:19 "Prevailed exceeding upon the earth; and all
the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were cov-
ered. Fifteen cubits did the waters prevail, more than twenty
feet, and the mountains were covered." In like manner the
flood of the blood of Jesus poured out on the cross can
cover all sins, not matter how great, of every one who has
ever lived! Because of the blood of Christ there will be for-
mer murderers, drug pushers, whore mongers, rapists, child
abusers, who will walk the golden side walks of heaven.
The tragedy of it all can be read in the words of Jesus
in John 5:40 "And ye will not come to Me that ye may have
life." But Jesus' invitation persists in Matthew 11:28-30
"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I
will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me;
for I am meeek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto
yur souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."
We come to Him by Believing the Gospel, Repenting of
sins, Confessing faith in Him and being Immersed in water,
in the like figure of His death, burial and resurrection; and
then rising to walk in newness of life, ministering even as He
did as a part of His church!

Easter, 2009
By The Reverend Samuel Thomas, Ph. D.
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
Once I moved into a new ministry in the middle of a


include special music, praise teams, drama, and
speakers from churches across our community.
Everyone is invited to stay for the traditional Easter
breakfast following the service.
All are invited to come and all churches are invit-
ed to participate. Please call 863-983-5269 for more
information or to become involved! -

Fish Fry Dinners on Fridays
St. Joseph the Worker Church is having Fish Fry
Dinners every Friday from 5 p.m.-to 7 p.m. Dinners
include fried fish, hush puppies, a vegetable, des-
sert and tea, for a donation of $7. Eat there or take
home.

Thrift shop open at Church

of God of Prophecy
The Church of God of Prophecy, in Moore Ha-
ven, will have a thrift shop open on Saturdays from
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all things are given for a donation,
this is to help for expenses of the church.
We feel in helping the church it is helping you
also, with your needs.
All things are nice and clean, these things are
supplied by Cowboy Church - Hand & Hand Min-
istries of Palmdale, if you would like to help us call
863-612-0640, if no answer leave message, God


northern winter. There were piles of snow in my yard that
cold January; everything was white. Trees were trunks and
branches pointing skyward without any leaves or shoots; no
signs of grass or greenery to be seen.
Earlier in life, allergies kept me from enjoying much
of the flowers and greenery that was around me; in fact,
it often meant a "sneezing jag" and an annoyance instead
of sharing in something beautiful. As I settled in, making
new friends, starting a new ministry, learning about a new
community, the snow gradually melted. There, beneath it
all, was grass in my yard, and under my front window was
a patch of earth. No grass was growing there, and it seemed
to be just there. One day, as I was entering, there were tiny
sprouts growing from that ground.
I recalled them but didn't think anything special; until,
one day, returning home, there was a bright red tulip reach-
ing toward the sky in the midst of that once-barren, once-
frozen plot on ground. The petals were unfolding and the
stem stood there erect; a silent sentinel of beauty, and - of
the promise of new life. It had caught my attention; under
the bleak ground, surviving all of the hostile elements, life
had prevailed. This creation of beauty was sleeping but not
dead and I thought about something that I hadn't seen be-
fore - or had seen before thousands of times and taken for
granted.
There was a passage I had said many times before; "Life
is changed, not ended," and the witness of God's promise
that was in my front yard that day. That promise of resur-
rection is the story of Easter, the promise for all of God's
creatures; you and I. Easter is the story of an empty tomb.
The earth did not hold Jesus of Nazareth, He rose from it and
brought a new and more glorious life.
What seemed dead, He who seemed dead, was not
dead at all but waiting to fulfill His promise, His reason for
coming, His witness to us all. Life continued on that warm
Spring day in the first century, and every century thereaf-
ter. The heart of the Christian message is that we have that
promise as our own, too. We, who bear within us, that
kernel of life that comes from God and returns to Him one
day, inherit that "We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be
changed (1 Corinthinians 15:53)."
I saw that promise on a sunny Spring day in my yard,
others have seen it in an empty tomb, and it is yours and
mine; His signs are all around us; witnesses and sentinels
pointing Heavenward and reminders of the eternal message
of Easter for us all.


bless you.

Clewiston Church of God

Service Times announced
The Clewiston Church of Christ would like to an-
nounce their regular service times to the public and
invite anyone interested in attending. Sunday Bible
Class will begin at 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship begins
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 is located at 336
Central Ave in Clewiston.
For further information please call 863-983-
8822.


Reviving the stones

conference
Angel Braham Ministries Inc. is hosting a confer-
ence on Saturday, April 11 starting at 6 p.m. at 525
East El. Paso Ave. in Clewiston. Registration is free,
topics discussed will be as followed: Economic sur-
vival during the recovery process; Embarrassed but
not ashamed; Using what is left of you and Reposi-
tioning yourself from hopeless to hopeful.
For more information please call 863-983-8505
or visit www.angelbrahain.com.


Religion columns


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New Mission in La Florida


By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum
The Calusa ceremony grew louder, as
the excited crowd danced with an abandon-
ment that inflamed the men and women
with recklessness. Their pageantry of de-
bauchery was suddenly interrupted when
five priests stepped from the darkness into
the firelight, with solemn faces that hid the
righteous indignation that burned within
their hearts.
A deadly silence fell over the Calusas,
who stared at the priests with blackened,
grimacing faces that revealed wild, hypnotic
eyes, seething with hate. The priests in their
pious state failed to realize the perilous pre-
dicament they had placed themselves in.
SA young priest stepped forward and be-
gan to admonish the Calusas about their
evil and idolatrous ways in a strong, confi-
dent voice that grew louder as religious zeal
overcame wisdom and prudence. Soon, a
stream of condemning words flowed from
his reckless lips, accusing the Calusas of be-
ing in league with the Devil.
His sermon did not fall on deaf ears. The
Calusas quickly turned into a raging mob,
whose chanting voices hummed like an an-
gry hive of bees. They surged toward the
priests, howling their protest, while shak-
ing clenched fist. The priests retreated
from the advancing danger, but there was
no refuge from the maddened crowd. The
young priest, whose great oratory voice had
moments earlier defiled the Calusa, now
shrieked to high, soprano notes as he ran
panic stricken to escape the murderous
Calusas.
This fictitious yarn reflects men of the
cloth comforting a society that practiced
barbaric beliefs. It was a clash of theologies
that allowed no compromise between the
opposing cultures. It is time to take "A Walk
in The Past" and read about a new mission
in the land of the Calusas.
In 1697, the Council of Indies forced the
Franciscans to send volunteers to the Calu-
sas. Five Franciscan priests were selected
and sent to south Florida. They sailed from
Cuba to present day Key West and then to
the province of Calus, near present day Port
Charlotte.
The ship's captain anchored several miles
outside the harbor and refused to carry the
priests to shore for fear of the Indians. The
Calusa Casique sent delegates in dugout ca-
noes to the ship, so the fearful captain retired
even further out to sea. The priests were
eventually ferried to shore by the "friendly"
Calusas.
One priest described the village, "The In-
dians of the settlement and key where I am,
it appears, amount to about 400 men, innu-
merable children and as the women are at
home I have not seen them except for those
of the house of the cacique, who would be
about 20. They tell me there are many peo-
ple. In all it appears to me that they amount
to about one thousand, all idlers, from what
I have seen."
The province of Calus was the capital of
the Calusa Indian Nation. There were nu-
merous Calusa settlements scattered north
toward Tampa Bay and south to the keys,
but reportedly not as large. The Calusa Indi-


an Nation was still strong and had not been
weakened by European diseases.
It is interesting that the priests accused the
Calusa Indians of being idlers, which I think
is erroneous. True, they.weren't industrious
people, but there was no need to be. They
lived in one of the riches estuaries in Florida:
Clams, Oysters, large schools of Black mul-
let and a multitude of other fish species lived
in great abundance along their shores.
They were a fishing society that thrived
from this limitless, marine bounty. The
Calusa developed into a sophisticated cul-
ture because they had plenty of time to think
and become creative. However, the old say-
ing, "An idle mind is the devils workshop"
probably has some merit. The Calusa de-
veloped an unhealthy religion in their spare
time. They practiced incest, polygamy, sod-
omy and sacrificed adults and children to
appease their gods.
The priests were well received, when they
first arrived. They started a mission and had
a great audience. Attendance and attitudes
were good, while the "loaves and fishes"
lasted. The limited gifts ran out, and the In-
dians became hostile because they saw no
need for salvation.
The Calusas never had a real interest in
Christianity and saw conversion only as a rit-
ual to appease the Spanish and get gifts. The
five priests had brought supplies that would
last the mission six months, but had failed to
bring many gifts for the Calusa Indians. The
revival was going to close out early.
The priests started verbally attacking the
Calusa's traditional beliefs, which created
a fragile truce, especially since there were
no gifts. The truce ended, when the priests
interrupted a religious ceremony and con-
demned the dancing Calusa for their idola-
try.
Some say timing is everything, and the
priests could not have picked a worse time.
They did make heads turn, but unfortunate-
ly it was their own. The Calusa, intent on
murder, attacked the priests and would have
killed them, if the old Casique chief hadn't
intervened.
The badly beaten priests retired to their
huts and suffered at the hands of the Calusa
for several days. Finally, the dispirited priests
asked to be taken back to Key West, where
they hoped to signal a ship and return to
Cuba. The priests were returned, but only
after all their possessions had been stolen,
including their cloths.
They remained at Key West for a month,
with little food or water, and almost starved
to death. Fortunately, a passing ship stopped
and picked them up. They returned to Cuba
and later wrote letters describing their or-
deals.
There will be more "Tale Tales" in next
week's edition "A Walk in The Past," when
we investigate the demise of the Native Flor-
ida Indians.
I hope you have enjoyed this story. Con-
tact 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 Monday through Fri-
day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Butch Wilson
is the Clewiston Museum Director. He can
be reached at clewistonmuseum@embarq-
mail.com, or by phone at 863-983-2870


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

The Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, will hold a workshop to discuss
recreation and related issues for the East side of Hendry County at 7:00 p.m. on April 23, 2009,at
the Harlem Civic Center, 2000 7th Street, Clewiston, Florida.

All interested persons may appear and be heard at the workshop. If a person decides to appeal
any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at
such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, 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.

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Arrest Report


This column lists arrests, not con-
victions, unless otherwise stated. Any-
one 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.

Belle Glade, South Bay and Pahokee.

Eliud Rodriguez, 31


*Bele Glade
SPis:essesion of marijuana over
20 grams.
* Pi,: ;ssein of marijuana with
irlenr 10 Arresier April 5
Bond e1l for $6,000


Eustolio Rivera, 26


*Belle Glade
*TCATS fleeing or attempting to
elude
*Driving while license canceled,
suspended or revoked
* Resist officer without violence
Arrested April 6
No bond set


Felix Mayo, 39


I ) 1 *Belle Glade
*. Nonmoving traffic violation -
Sdriving while license suspended
" " ..' habitual offender
Arrested March 31
Released April 1


George Jean, 28

* Belle Glade
SOut of county warrant
-Booked for Hillsborough
County Sheriff's Office: Violation
of probation - possession of
cocaine; Battery on LEO
Arrested April 3
No bond set

Gregorio Garcia, 25

*Belle Glade
* Battery - touch or strike
* Contempt of court - violation
injunction protection domestic
S violence
Arrested April 2
' No bond set

John Reives, 22


*Belle Glade
* Failure to appear
*Driving while license is revoked
for habitual traffic offence
Arrested April 3
Released April 4 on $3,000


Clarence Adams, 36


SBelle Glade
*BurQlarv of an occupied
corivevance
*Rnt.bter,
Arrei id April 3
NIro bion set


Pedro Paes, 40


S Belle Glade
SPossession of cocaine
*Possession of marijuana not
more than 20 grams
Arrested April 4
Bond set for $3,000


Robert Luckas, 25


*Belle Glade
- Possession of cocaine with
intent to sell or deliver schedule II
Arrested April 1
Released April 2 on $5,000 bond


Tony Gomez, 17
*Belle Glade
SPossession of marijuana over
20 grams
S*Possession of marijuana with
intent to sell or deliver schedule I
SDestroy, tamper or fabricate
physical evidence
Arrested April 1
SBond sent for $9,000
William Jones, 26


*Belle Glade
SBurglary - occupied dwelling
unarmed
Arrested April 4
SBond set for $5,000


Xavier Shannon, 30

SBelle Glade
*Possession of marijuana over
20 grams
*Possession of marijuana with
intent to sell or deliver schedule I
Arrested April 5
Released April 5 on $6,000 bond

Craig Wilson, 34


SBelle Glade
* Sex offender violation: fail to
report name or residence change
Arrested April 6
Bond set for $3,000


Robert Smith, 18


*South Bay
*Homicide- willful kill - murder
premeditated
*Aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon
Arrested April 3
No bond set


Artemio Reynosocarreno, 27

*South Bay
SViolation of probation: Leaving
the scene of an accident
SDriving under the influence
causing injury to persons
Arrested April 6
No bond set

Kavaris Lewis, 26
*Pahokee
SPossession of marijuana with
intent to sell or deliver schedule I
*Possession of marijuana over
20 grams
SResist officer - obstruct without
violence
Arrested April 1
Released April 2 on $6,000 bond
Leslie Williams, 25



SWeapon offense - missile into
dwelling, vehicle, building or
aircraft
Arrested March 31
No bond set


Oscar Hernandez, 18


SPahokee
" Violation of probation:
Possession of a controlled
substance
Arrested April 6
No bond set for release


Ralph Moore, 44


SPahokee
*Violation of probation: burglary
of a structure or conveyance
Arrested April 1
Released April 2


Eboni Baker, 28


SPahokee
*Aggravated battery - person
uses a deadly weapon
Arrested April 2
Released April 3


Sexual Predator

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Of-
fice is advising the public about a declared
Sexual Predator, Willie B. Lawrence, Date
of birth: 9/30/55, who is now residing
at 416 SE Avenue F, Apt. 1, Belle Glade,
Florida. Deputy Sheriff Jesse Miller of the
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office veri-
fied this address on February 18, 2009.
On February 9, 2005, Circuit Court
Judge, Michael D. Miller of the Fifteenth
Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County,
Florida declared Willie Lawrence to be a
Sexual Predator pursuant to Florida Stat-
ue 775.21(4).
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Of-
fice is in the process of notifying all li-
censed day care centers located within
one-mile radius of Lawrence's residence.
The following is a description of Willie
B. Lawrence:
Alias:. Buck Lawrence, Lawrence
Buck
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Date of Birth: September 30, 1955
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 225 lbs
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Residence: 416 SE Avenue F, Apt. 1
Belle Glade, Florida 33430.


Crime Stoppers
The Palm Beach
County Sheriff's Office is
seeking assistance from
the public in locating
the following wanted
fugitive as of April 2.
Louissaint Jean-Bap-
tiste, age 20, is a black
male with black hair
and brown eyes. He is Louissaint
5 feet 9 inches tall and Jean-Baptiste.
weighs approximately
165 pounds. He also has tattoos on both
hands and left arm.
His last known address is listed as
N.W. 1 th St., Belle Glade.
Jean-Baptiste is wanted on felony
charges failure to appear: possession of
cocaine; Giving false name to law en-
forcement officer.
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.





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U.S. Sugar completes sugarcane harvesting season


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U.S. Sugar completed their most recent season with a smaller than anticipated
crop.


Weather-related impacts
produce smaller than
expected crop

Clewiston, FL - April 6, 2009 - U.S. Sugar
Corporation completed its annual sugarcane
harvest operations today and the Clewiston
Sugar Factory expects to grind out the last
cane on Tuesday, bringing to a close the sec-
ond season of its automated, consolidated
sugar manufacturing facility.
The Company harvested 162,725 acres of
sugarcane, producing an estimated 5.65 mil-
lion tons of cane.
The Clewiston Refinery, which continues
to operate year-round, will produce an es-
timated 12.35 million cwt. of refined sugar
products.
"We have successfully harvested and
ground our whole cane crop a little earlier
than we anticipated, and the mill operated
very well this year," said Robert Coker, se-
nior vice president, public affairs.


Coker said that like the rest of the Florida
industry, U.S. Sugar's cane crop was almost
700,000 tons smaller than expected due to
the combined effects of drought, freeze and
lack of irrigation water.
The company's citrus crop is similarly
tracking under estimate by the same per-
centage for the same reasons.
"With the Clewiston Refinery continu-
ing to break production records, we intend
to import sugar to feed the Refinery for the
second consecutive year," Coker said.
"That's the advantage of our modern,
automated and fully-integrated sugar opera-
tion," Coker said.
"The low cost efficiency of our sugar
manufacturing operations enables us to
import raw sugar and refine it at a profit,"
Coker said.
Due to the Refinery's record pace last
year, U.S. Sugar became the only Florida
sugar processing facility to import sugar
when it imported 46,000 tons of "estandar"
sugar from Mexico to refine and sell.


Floridians with disabilities choose: Medicaid or job


Work incentive program
could make both
employment and
healthcare access a reality

TALLAHASSEE-For many Floridians
with disabilities, the choice between com-
petitive work and Medicaid assistance is all
too real.
While many of these citizens have a de-
sire to work and contribute to the economic
vitality of their communities, Florida law
strongly discourages against this.
To qualify for Medicaid assistance, indi-
viduals must not exceed a low-income and
asset level.
There are exceptions for Supplemental
Security Income (SSI) recipients; however,
current policy limits their opportunities to
work.
The Partnership for Work & Healthcare,
a Florida coalition comprised of more than


30 agencies statewide, is encouraging leg-
islators to pass landmark legislation this
session that would eliminate the choice be-
tween taking a job and having healthcare.
According to the Federal Ticket to Work
and Work Incentives Act (TWWIA), indi-
vidual states have the option to create a
program offering employed persons with
disabilities a Medicaid "buy-in" option.
"Florida is one of only 9 states not in-
corporating this work incentive option into
their state Medicaid plan," said Olga Golik,
a member of the Partnership for Work &
Healthcare.
"This legislation, championed by Sena-
tor Victor Crist, would provide invaluable
support to citizens with disabilities while
simultaneously bolstering the workforce,
economy and communities across the
state."
The proposed Work Incentive Medicaid
Coverage initiative would allow persons
with disabilities to enter the workforce
while retaining access to needed healthcare
via the following:


Individual can earn up to $39,000 or 250
percent of the Federal Poverty level.
Individual can accrue cash assets of
$10,000 (individual) or $15,000 (married).
Participants could be charged a premi-
um based on a sliding scale once earned
income exceeds 100 percent of the Federal
Poverty level.
The current version of the bill substitutes
a workgroup for implementation in 2010.
This will slow down both the process
and cost in tough economic times but will
keep the program moving forward.
"Ultimately, this buy-in will enable peo-
ple with disabilities to keep their health-
care and participate in their communities
through meaningful employment," said
Margaret J. Hooper, Public Policy Coordina-
tor for Florida Developmental Disabilities
Council, Inc.
"These Floridians should not have to
choose between work and healthcare ac-
cess."
Research conducted by The National
Disability Institute indicates that a major-


ity of individuals with disabilities surveyed
would try to obtain a job if their Medicaid
services were not jeopardized as a result.
This would positively impact Florida in
the following ways:

* Reduce dependence on tax payer dol-
lars and public assistance programs

* Increase workforce assets

* Increase tax revenues generated

* Increase independence and quality of
life for Floridians with disabilities

For more information about the Work
Incentive Medicaid Coverage initiative, to
become a partner or tell your personal sto-
ry, visit www.PartnershipForWork.com.


General News and Information


Crossing Guard training
A course for Crossing Guard Trainers will
be held Thursday-Friday, May 7-8, at the Flor-
ida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
District 1, 801 North Broadway Avenue, Bar-
tow, FL 33830. To register contact Carol Pul-
ley at carol.pulley@dot.state.fl.us.

Support our troops
The Woman's Club of Belle Glade will be
sending packages of much needed items to
our military men in Iraq.
If you have a friend or a loved one serv-
ing in Iraq and would like us to send them


a package of supplies, give us their contact
information in Iraq.
We want to make sure our troops from
the Glades are receiving support from their
community. For more information please
contact Elizabeth Cayson, Support-Our-
Troops Wish List Chairperson at 561-996-
0129.

Hospice seeks
volunteers
Hospice of Palm Beach County (HPBC)
volunteers are needed in the Western com-
munities to visit with patients in their homes,


nursing homes, assisted living facilities and
to transport patients for errands and ap-
pointments.
Other opportunities include serving as an
ambassador at fairs and events to educate
the community 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.
Cal 888-848-5200 extension 2204 or visit
www.hpbc.com.

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Charity Golf Tournament, Celebrity Basketball Game and more


Hosted by Pahokee Star and
Three-Time Pro Bowl Wide
Receiver Anquan Boldin
Belle Glade, Fla. - It's time to dust off
that driver and tee it up for a good cause
as the Anquan Boldin Charity Golf Tourna-
ment makes its much anticipated return on
Thursday, April 16 to the Sugarcane Golf
Club in Belle Glade. The best-ball tourna-
ment is open to players of all skill levels, so
leave your handicap at home and come on
out to enjoy some good golf and great com-
pany! Proceeds will help the Anquan Boldin
Foundation further its mission of expand-
ing the educational and life opportunities of
underprivileged children. This is the 5th An-
nual Q-FESTIVAL Weekend presented by the
Anquan Boldin Foundation, and the second
year that the festival will include a charity
golf tournament.
"It is exciting to announce the fifth an-
nual event and the great additions to making
this year even more enjoyable," said Boldin.
"I am very passionate about the Anquan
Boldin Foundation and the youth we are
able to connect with. We continue to assess


the resources we can provide to our youth
communities in order that our Foundation
can continue to reach the lives of those who
need."
Registration for the golf tournament be-
gins at 7 a.m., and the tournament kicks off
with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The fee for in-
dividual players is $200, and foursomes are
encouraged to enter. Singles, or golfers who
are not part of a foursome, will be teamed
with other players. Non-golfers are invited to
show their support by attending and rooting
for their favorite foursome. Lunch for non-
golfers is $15. Sugarcane Golf Club is located
at 2619 W. Canal Street North in Belle Glade
. To register, call Tammy at call 561-755-3560
or go to www.anquanq81foundation.com.
Celebrity Basketball Game on Friday,
April 17
Bring the kids for autographs! The fes-
tivities continue on Friday, April 17 with a
celebrity basketball game at Pahokee High
School, located at 560 E. Main Place in Pa-
hokee. Invited celebrities include a number
of current and former NFL players (listed
here in alphabetical order): Plaxico Burress,
Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Irvin, Andre John-


son, Ray Lewis, Brian McFadden, Santana
Moss, Clinton Portis, Steve Smith, and Reg-
gie Wayne.
A free autograph session is scheduled
from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m., with tip-off at 6:30
p.m. so bring the kids and grab some auto-
graphs.
"Fun Day at the Park" Saturday, April 18 at
Pahokee Recreation Center features a mini
basketball tournament with local teams
from across Palm Beach County, lots of free
food, giveaways and a scholarship presenta-
tion.
On Saturday, April 18 the public is invited
to "Fun Day at the Park" at Pahokee Recre-
ation Center to enjoy some great food, give-
aways and a basketball tournament featur-
ing teams from across Palm Beach County,
who will compete for trophies and bragging
rights. "Fun Day at the Park" begins at 11
a.m. and will also feature resource booths
from area agencies that provide a wide va-
riety of services for residents of Palm Beach
County. No charge for admission.
Schedule of events:
Thursday, April 16 - Charity Golf Tourna-
ment at Sugarcane Golf Club, Belle Glade,


Florida
Registration begins at 7 a.m., Shotgun
start at 9 a.m. $200 per player (singles wel-
come!)
Non-golfers welcome. To register, please
call 561-755-3560 or visit www.anquanq81-
foundation.com.
Friday, April 17 - Celebrity Basketball
Game at Pahokee High School Gym from 5
p.m. to 6 p.m. Autograph signing with more
than 20 pro-athletes at 6:30 p.m. Basketball
game begins.
Saturday, April 18 "Fun Day in the Park"
at the Pahokee Recreation Center, admis-
sion is free and open to the pubic. Start time
11 a.m.
Current sponsors include: The Coca Cola
Company; Publix Supermarkets Charities;
Vitamin Water; Bible Church of God, Inc.;
FSB - Fashion Shop Boutique; Celebritees
of Arizona; radio station WSWN 'Sugar 900';
Cutters Gloves and the National Football
League.
For more details or for sponsorship infor-.
mation, please call 561-755-3560.


School news


Youth Afterschool Mentoring
Programs
The Covenant Villas Youth Enrichment
Program is a group of mentoring programs
held after school to serve youths between
the ages of 8 - 18 years old.
These programs are geared to assisting
youths that are having problems at home,
school, and those that are at risk of dropping
out.
The programs assist youths with their
homework, self-image, anger management
and job readiness skills.
Our programs also help youths that are
transitioning from childhood to adolescence
to avoid things such as; drug usage, gang
participation, and violence.
We are currently seeking mentors that
want to make a positive difference by con-


tributing one hour of their time once a
week.
For more information on how to become
a mentor, contact Jeanette Keaton-Plair or
Sherry Buxton at 561-992-8258 or 561-983-
5541.

Financial Aid help available
to local students
Do you need help understanding the col-
lege Financial Aid paper work, the NCAA
Eligibility Calculator, Community Service
Opportunities, or how to get college schol-
arships?
This year Community Service Seminars
will be offered at Glades Central on regu-
lar basis for all interested parties including
high school students, athletes, parents, and
guardians on regular basis to keep you in-


formed.
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
concerns.
For additional school information, call
the main office at 561-993-4400.

Plans working for Children's
Week at pre-schools
Come out and join the Children's Week
planning committee.
All Child Care and Early Childhood pro-
viders of pre-school children are invited to
attend..
Sponsored by Glades 2008 Children's
Week Planning Committee.


For more information, please contact Au-
trie 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 perfect opportunity might exist for
you.
Opportunities to serve are endless and
include office support, kitchen assistance,
classroom 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 ex-
cellent and meaningful experience.


The Shepard's School Honor Roll


All A's
Third-grade
Lesley Camel, Andrew Harrington and
Christian Parrish.
Ninth-grade
Gabriella Gold.
10th-grade
Adam Dixon.
SIth-grade
Devin Williamson.

A's and B's
K3 - K4
Noah Deaton, Connor Woodside, Jacob
Woodside.
First-grade
Samuel Daniel Cox, Chelsea Parrish, Eli-
jah Williams and Killian Woodside.


Second-grade
Mia Elrod and Daniel Mondragon.
Third-grade
Brea Davis.
Fifth-grade
Cody Barton, JacQuita Hester and Ve-
ronica Perez.
Sixth-grade
Emmanuel Gonzalez.
Seventh-grade
Michaela Davis.
Eighth-grade
Asha Collier.
10th-grade
Santos Calderon.
1th-grade
Beatrice Joyner.
12th-grade
Anthony Brewer.


Dean's List

Paul D. Orsenigo has been named to the Liberal Arts Dean's List in recognition of
University of Florida College of Agricultural outstanding academic achievement in Fall
and Life Sciences Dean's List in recognition of 2008.
of outstanding academic achievement in Paul and Cynthia Orsenigo, of Loxa-
Fall of 2008. hatchee, Fla., are both former students of
Cynthia Orsenigo has been named to Glades Day School. Congratulations on
the Auburn Montogomery and School of your success.


School briefs


Lake Shore Middle School
Your presence is humbly requested at
Lake Shore Middle School Advisory Coun-
cil meeting Tuesday April 14 at 6 p.m. The
NCLB Choice Options Parent Meeting will be
held at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center. Re-
member your presence and support is vital
to the overall success of our school. Refresh-
ments will be served and childcare will be
provided. Translators will be available. If you


have any questions, please feel free to con-
tact Ms. Irma Woods at 561-829-1100.

Rosenwald Elementary
Raider News
SAC Meeting
Rosenwald Elementary School SAC Meet-
ing will be held Monday April 13 at 6 p.m. in
the cafeteria.


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High turnout at Children's Day Picnic


Event highlighted by plans
to streamline head start
programs and services

By Naji Tobias
The Sun
GLADES - It's safe to say that the future
of the area's pre-school and head start chil-
dren's programs will change soon.
Those who attended the Apr. 3 Children's
Day picnic, held at Rardin Park, clearly un-
derstand that notion.
Michael E. Jackson, who served as the
guest speaker last Friday, encouraged lead-
ers to start thinking creatively in light of the
deep economic recession that currently ex-
ists.
For one thing, Jackson was happy to see
the hundreds of toddlers enjoying their time
at the park, which in his words, "Reminds
me of my head start days, when I was at
South Bay CAC Center."
A total of 968 people reportedly attended
the four-hour long event, which including
605 children, who hailed from 18 differ-
ent Glades-area pre-school/head start pro-
grams.
Children were able to have their fun at
Rardin Park, complete with a host of games
and activities, including an egg relay race, a
sack race with hula hoops, musical chairs
and a bubbles free play, to name just a few.


Here are the 18 head start programs who
represented themselves at Children's Day:
PEPPI Head Start
Mary Alice Fortin Center
HIPPY
Bright Ideas
Wee Care
RCMA (Belle Glade)
RCMA New Hope (Pahokee)
Palm Beach County Head Start (Belle
Glade, South Bay and Pahokee)
ADC Play School
NOAH Building Blocks (Belle
Glade)
Willis Family Day Care (Belle Glade)
Battle Family Child Care
Little Hands Learning Center
TTI Family Day Care
East Coast Migrant Head Start -
Shannon Center
Johnson Day Care
Thomas Family Day Care
Martha Smith Family Day Care
A multitude of agencies contributed to the
Children's Day event, including the Queen
Ester Masonic Lodge, R. C. Hatton Farms,
Glades Initiative, the Boys and Girls Club, the
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, the Palm
Beach County Sheriff's Office, Palm Beach
County Health Department, Glades General
Hospital, Belle Glade Library, McDonald's,
Winn Dixie and Family Central, among
many others.
In addition, proclamations were made by


representatives from each of the three area
municipalities (Belle Glade, Pahokee and
South Bay).
Jackson, who presented a proclamation
courtesy of Palm Beach County Commis-
sioner Jess Santamaria (District 6), recalled
the days of the Black Panther movement,
which took center stage throughout the
country in the 1950's.
"The Panthers recognized the importance
of young kids being able to have something
to eat before their day began," Jackson said
of the organization, which may have helped
pave the way for the civil rights movement
of the 1960's.
"It reminded me of how head starts in
minority programs began with the move-
ment," he continued.
"They didn't rely on government pro-
grams back then to provide services for the
young kids."
Jackson is confident that even as budget-
ary cuts loom, there will be a way to stream-
line the availability of services to the toddlers
and pre-school aged children in the Glades.
"We're all concerned with the economic
challenges we're facing now," Jackson said.
"We're being asked to do more with
less.
"If we could pick up on some of the mo-
tivation and creativity of those that came be-
fore us, then we could do a lot more than
we give ourselves credit for," he continued.
"We'll accomplish this by working to-


gether."
Autrie Williams, the family services coor-
dinator for PEPPI Head Start (Belle Glade),
couldn't agree more, adding that Jackson's
10-minute long message was 'right on tar-
get.'
"I am happy to know that he [Jackson]
would like to see us move this project for-
ward," Williams said of Jackson.
"We can do great things when we be-
come of one mind, body, and spirit.
"I truly believe that we can resolve a mul-
titude of our problems if we focus our efforts
towards the young children as the Black Pan-
thers did not so long ago," she continued.
"Let's do this thing for our children."
In the coming weeks, Jackson plans to
meet with all of the area's centers to address
a proposed initiative, which is geared toward
forming a Glades Coalition of pre-school and
head start programs in the near future.
"What I hope to get out these meetings
is a pool of resources for ideas to maximize
the economies of scales for operating pre
school centers in the Glades," Jackson said.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to
meet with the centers and listen to their con-
cerns and solutions.
"Working together will work better than
if each center operates individually," he con-
tinued.
"I'll make myself available to help get this
started if they need me to."
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be reached at nto-
bias@newszap.com.


Submitted to INI/Keith Wedgworth

Division 1 winners
These three little ones nabbed trophies during the Black Gold Jubilee Chil-
dren's Fishing Tournament in Belle Glade. Tommorius Humphries won for
biggest fish; Keyonna Bryant for most weight; and Marie Lisa Gonzalez for
smallest fish.


Submitted to INI/Keith Wedgworth

Division 3 winners
There were plenty of winners at this year's children's fishing tournament in
Belle Glade. Holding their winnings: Maryann Tristan won for biggest fish;
David Dominguez for most weight; and Angel Ortiz for smallest fish.


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Works great, can deliver
and install the unit.
$400/or best offer.
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CHEST FREEZER - like new
GE $125. (863)227-2567
DOUBLE STACKED- Wash-
er/Dryer $400 OBO
(863)801-5850
DRYERS (3) - good working
condition, $45-$50 ea.
leave message $130/will
sep. (863)227-0142
REFRIGERATOR - Frigi-
daire 21 cu ft white like
new excellent condition
$300. (863)612-5333
REFRIGERATOR - GE 21
cu.ft. new excellent condi-
tion w/ ice maker $435.
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size, $200. Call
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WASH/DRY, FRIDGE,
stove, TV Ent. Center -
Trade for dirtbike or
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STOVES
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WHIRLPOOL - washer/dry-
er set white excellent con-
dition $285.
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WHIRLPOOL GLASS Top
Stove. - Works GREAT!!
$75/or best offer.
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COFFEE POT - Farberware,
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FAN - Neutone-Bathroom
Ventilation ceiling Fan
Good Cond. $10.
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ROLLING COOLER caddy -
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SMOOTHIE - Sunbeam, like
new, used 3 times, $20
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BABY CRIB - Wood, in very
good condition $60.
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CRIB - Labelle. Mattress/ac-
essories included. Light
quality wood on wheels.
$100/neg. (863)673-5704

GRACO BABY Swing - Mint
condition. $10.
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BOYS CLOTHES Size 5 -
Several shirts, shorts,
pants, exc. cond. (Okee)
$30. (863)763-6131



COLLECTABLES - John
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figurines. Price per item.
$50. (239)936-0747
DALE EARNHARDT - Dale
Earnhardt collectible cars
and lots more $300/will
sep. (239)851-5675
HUGE COLLECTION OF
SPORTS CARDS - FOOT-
BALL, BASKETBALL, BASE-
BALL, AND MUCH MORE.
AUTOGRAPHS, GAME
USED, ROOKIES, 1/1'S,
LOW #'D, AND A LITTLE
BIT OF EVERYTHING.
PRICE IS NEG $2500/neg.
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ER/SCANNER/COPI-
ER/FAX machine - Works
great. $50. (863)484-2505


Bunk Beds w/stairs, draw-
ers in bottom and in end.
All wood. 4 mo old $400
obo 863-674-1165 LaBelle

CERAMIC TABLE & 6 white
wooden chairs - $250/or
best offer. (863)634-0907

COUNTER DISHWASHER -
Okee, white 23" w, 21" d,
18" h.
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DBL BOX SPRING, Mattress,
Rails & Hdbrd. End Tables.
Desk w/fold down top.
$190 all, will sep.
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GRANDFATHER CLOCK -
Cherry wood $100.
(863)227-2567

GREEN leather recliner and
a rattan living room chair
$65 or will separate
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KING SLEEP Number Bed -
Pillow top, like new. Foun-
dation included. $1000.
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LOVESEATS (2) & 1 reclin-
er - cream leather love-
seats, brown recliner. Good
condition. $200.
(863)467-1727

MICROFIBER BEIGE LIV-
ING ROOM - IN NEW CON-
DITION PAID 1600.00
NOW $500.
(239)410-6870

QUEEN SLEEPER Couch - 1
yr. old black cloth call be-
fore 9 pm. $400.
(863)763-8562

Recliners (2), Beige Rattan
Frame, exc. cond., $40 each,
gold castro convertible,
makes into queen size bed,
perfect cond., $150.
(863)983-7416

SOFA - like new, $300 or
best offer (863)234-1246

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Okee. 42in.H, 1ft. D, 2ft.
W, tave2768@yahoo.com
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and charger $650.
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GUNS - Remington 1100 12
ga. Remington 870 wing-
master 12 ga. will separate
$750. (863)763-4687

MIL 30 cal. Carbine - Mili-
tary semi-auto-excellent
condition. Several maga-
zines of various capacities.
Call after 5:00 P.M.
$900/firm. (863)467-9447

REMINGTON 1911
.45ACP - .32 AUTO Beretta
7.65, trade? or both for
$2500. (239)633-7173

RIFLE - MagTech 22LR 18"
bbl, extra 10rd mags $150.
(239)275-6942

S & W 38 . - Chief Special 2"
M36 Sq Butt Nickel, New
Condition $600/or best of-
fer. (678)776-5885

S & W BARRELL - Mod.686
s/s 357 4.5" - New Condi-
tion $750/or best offer.
(863)517-2944


SAVAGE - 7mm Rem Mag,
bolt action mod #110,
Bushnell High Contrast
Scope $450 (863)697-6095

SAVAGE MODEL 111 7mm
Rem. Mag. w/scope - call 4
more info $400.
(863)885-1172

SHOTGUN - Rem. Wing-
master 12ga 18'bbl, pistol
grip, folding stock $375.
(239)275-6942

SPANISH SIDE/SIDE - dbl
barrel 12 ga. beautifully
engraved, excellent condi-
tion $275 (863)763-5883

WINCHESTER 94 RANGER
- 30-30, angle eject, scope,
looks new $295
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Email sismithl@embarq-
mail.com for photos.
$2400. (863)675-3412

WEIDER PROCLUB Weight
bench w/3001b weight set -
$300/or best offer.
(863)885-1172




PATIO SWING - large, ask-
ing $175 (863)946-2680




POWER CHAIR - TOP OF
THE LINE MOD M61, COST
$5600, USED 5 DAYS
$3000/neg. (863)763-4681

WHEELCHAIR - transport,
good condition $50/or best
offer. (863)634-4722




CLEAN AIR Machines - 2 -
Like new, black tower model.
$175. (863) 763-3932

DOUBLE ELECTRIC
BREAST PUMPS (2) -
LANSINOH & FIRST
YEARS. USED FOR 1
WEEK. PD $250 FOR
BOTH. $100/will sep.
(863)763-0380

EXHAUST FAN - large in-
dustrial (863)467-9800

JACUZZIE/HOTTUB
please donate portable ja-
cuzzie to 89 y.o. w/ arthrit-
ic daughter $1.
(931)337-1053

KING QUAD 4 wheeler
2006 - transferable warran-
ty 589 tires on ITP rims
170 hrs.Black fuel injected
great condition best offer
or trade $4700/or best of-
fer. (561)262-2032

LAWN EQUIPMENT -
$35/neg. (863)467-6475
(863)261-1723

METRO PCS - VE240
w/bluetooth & both charg-
ers. MP3 player w/1GB
card. $75. (863)484-2505

TRALOR HITCH - nice hitch
for car or truck $65.
(863)610-0521

TRUCK RIMS 11x15 - Good
cond. Aluminum, More info
call & leave msg. $130/or
best offer. (863)227-0142


WATER SYSTEM - Com-
plete, 1.5hp pump, water
softener, Pressure tank. New
$1250. Asking $650.
(863)763-3932




Gretsch electric guitar w/
hardshell case. Electromat-
ic w/ bigsoy tailbar. Dual
pick ups
$500 239-503-0339




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stand. $50/firm.
(863)634-4722



CAT - Playful adult male.
Neutered & declawed.
Good w/ non-agressive
dogs, but not cats. $0.
(239)209-6153
KITTENS - 9 WKS, TO
GOOD HOMES, PRET-
TY/PLAYFUL, KID/DOG
FRIENDLY $0.
(863)261-5920
KITTENS!!!! - Black/White
Female & Black Male Lov-
ing/Adorable! Okeechobee
$0.(863)634-0567
KITTENS - Kittens, Free to
good home. Ready April
25th. 12 to choose from.
L/M $0. (863)357-1365
PUPPIES, RABBITS &
CHICKENS - Lab mix pups,
$25, Rabbits, $10, Rooster
$5 (863)675-0273



HOT TUB - Leisure Bay 4-5
Person, 120 Volt. $1200.
(863)612-0200
HOT TUB - Spa-In-A-Box!
120 Volt Plug in. $400.
(863)612-0200
SWIMMING POOL Filter
and Cartridges-Haywood -
$55. (863)674-0281



SEWING MACHINE - Ric-
car Model 5900 plus 2
drawer open leaf sewing
table $350. (239)936-0747

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BOAT SEAT - nice boat seat
$15. (863)610-0521
BOWFLEX POWERPRO -
NEW Never been used. Leg
attachments included.
$550. (863)763-7750
Golf Clubs - 300 misc clubs,
including sets, drivers, put-
ters & F.W. woods, 1700
will separate
(863)946-3123



US-AMPS 2 Channel System
w/12" Speakers in Box -
"Competition Style" - Good
Cond. Sounds Great. $250.
(863)381-6488


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Color TV Hitachi and JVC,
both 36" $500 for both- will
separate 863-674-0156 La-
Belle
DIRECT TV DISH - w/2 re-
ceivers, & remotes, still in-
box. $100 (863)763-9410

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DIRECT TV RECEIVERS (4)-
with remotes and dual L &
B Dish for all. $100
(863)763-2772
MAGNAVOX COLOR Televi-
sion - 32", smart sound.
Exc. condition. $100/or
best Offer. (239)410-6403
ROUND TV Antenna - Am-
plified with mast, wiring &
controls $50.
(517)648-1971



BALDOR GENERATOR -
6000 watt $995 & GENER-
AL Generator 7550 watt
$495, used few times
(863)467-9800
PALLET JACK - 2500kg,
works well. $175
(863)697-9704
PRESSURE WASHER -
Devil Biss, 2000 PSI, 5HP
Briggs & Stratton, Runs
Great. $75. (561)573-3499
TOOLBOX DIAMOND
PLATE UWS BRAND - SIDE-
MNT, LOCKS W/ KEY.
GREAT COND. $300.
(863)381-6488



HUGE STUFFED animals -
30" Elmo and 28" Bear.
Like New (Okee area)
$10/will sep.
(863)763-6131

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CHAIN SAW - Echo CS
5000, will trade for gun.
$200. (863)234-1230
(239)357-5111
CHAIN SAW - Red Max
G3800 - or will trade for
gun. $150. (239)357-0926
CUB CADET commercial
lawn mower - 62 inch cut
Kohler engine 140 hrs
$2900. (863)697-1493
RIDING MOWER - Honda
HT 3813, 38" cut, 13 hp
water cooled engine, new
blades. $700
(863)697-9704
RIDING MOWER - Sim-
plicity, 42" cut. Manual in-
cluded. $425
(863)675-7080
ROTARY SPREADER -
Scotts, like new, with new
post hole digger, $30.
(863)763-0625


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Clewiston - CBS, Triplex,
2BR/1BA per unit, great lo-
cation, corner lot, great in-
vestment, owners will
consider all offers, priced
to � sell, $160,000.
(561)985-7570
DOWNTOWN
CLEWISTON
2 & 3 BR apartments.
Available immediately!
Call (561)996-8467
for information.

MOORE HAVEN - Duplex, 3
yrs. old. 3BR, 2BA, $775
mo. No pets,For more de-
tails call (863) 610-0159




BRAND NEW
TOWNHOMES
For rent w/ option to buy.
Immediate occupancy. 2br,
2/2ba, 1 car garage. Stain-
less Steel appliances, incl
washer / dryer. Furnished
upon request. Walking dis-
tance to Lake Okeechobee &
Roland Martin's Marina in
Clewiston. $1000 mo. +
$500 sec. & util. ($100 +/-).
Call for more information.
732-496-5454



FENCED - 2 BR/ 1 BA.
$500/mo + security deposit
& 1st month.
(863)228-6867
MOORE HAVEN RENTALS
Furnished or Unfurnished
*3BR, 2BA MH, fenced yard,
screened porch, 1 acre,
$750/mo.
*2BR, 1BA House, fenced
yard & carport, $750/mo.
*3BR, 1.5BA MH, Screen
porch, fenced yard,
$650/mo.
Mobile Homes for
Rent - $350 & Up
(863)509-0096
PAHOKEE - 2 BR/ 2BA, on
large lot, $900/month +
1st, last & sec. dep.
(561)985-7570


CLEWISTON --Lot for rent,
whole or can be divided,
100x100, chain link fence.
(863)983-9480
WAREHOUSE SPACES
10x30, 8 x 12 ft opening,
600 block of East Obispo.
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CLEWISTON NORTHSIDE
- 3BR/1BA, family room, pos-
sible workshop or 4th BR, Ig.
corner lot, new roof, wood
floors. $150,000 or make of-
fer. Call 863-885-1718


GREAT OPPORTUNITY.
3/2 site built home
near RIdgeview, under
$199,000. Buy now
or Lease to own.
$5,000.00 down.
$1,000.00 mo.
($300.00 toward pur-
chase price). No bro-
kers please.
Call 828-293-2542
for more information.
PAHOKEE - 2 BR/ 2BA,
inclds 50' buildable lot, car-
ort, garage, $125,000 or
best offer. (561)985-7570

Pahokee - 3BR/1BA, family
room, kit. & separate din-
ing room, utility room, plus
extra 1/2 lot, g. front sit-
ting room, frame priced to
sel, owners will consider
all offers, $64,900.
(561)985-7570

PAHOKEE - Lakeside, 3
BR/2 BA, on 1/2 acre, gar-
age brand new kitchen &
appis, wheelchair access,
wood deck. $224,900. Call
561-985-7570




CLEWISTON: 1.93 Acres
cul-de-sac, 250 Taft Blvd.,
509' Frontage, wall im-
provements $79,000.
561-985-7570




5 Acres- 5 minutes north of
town off 441, cleared
$79,900.00 (561)801-3002

BELLE GLADE - Residential.
Approx. 50 x 120. $15,000
or best offer.
(561)985-7570


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CLEWISTON: Sherwood
3BR, 2BA. C/Air. Located @
560 Fleetwood St. $555
mo. Call 863-674-5715




3 and 4 bedroom mobile
homes beginning at
$39,900. All inventory be-
ing sold at near cost. Call
(863) 673-4325

Bank -Repo. Very large 4 br
home. $47,900 includes
setup and a/c. Call
(863)673-4325

BANK REPO'S
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230

CLEWISTON - Lot 51Tropi-
cal Village, 3br, 1.5ba, part
furn., Wd, Refig, Stove,
AC, screen porch, quiet
area, $16 000
(970)987-9749 Bring all Of-
fers!

Doublewide 4bed/2ba
very easy financing
available, only $53,900 in-
cluding setup and a/c. Call
863-675-8888


Foreclosures, Dealer
Repo's, & Short Sales
Singles, Doubles, Modulars
LOW Interest Rates
1-800-622-2832

Going out of business sale.
Factory has closed and in-
ventory must go. All homes
sold at invoice or below.
Call (863)673-4325

Lowest prices on any dou-
blewide or singlewide mo-
bile home guaranteed. Call
863-675-8888

New 2009 3 bed/2bath dou-
blewide only $39,900 deliv-
ered and setup. Financing
available call 863-675-8888

PARK MODEL - 55+ older
Snowbird Retirement Park
located on the Caloosa-
hachee River. 8 miles out-
side of LaBelle. Great
fishing w/docks. Monthly
site rent $230. $8500
(863)675-2243






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CAROLINA SKIFF 2001 -
Call for more info!
$2000/or best offer.
(904)449-0952

JONBOAT V-BOTTOM Se-
lect - 14ft no leaks, no calls
before 5pm $200/or best
offer. (863)634-3978




COACHMAN 1985 - 28 Ft.
Pull Behind. $1800 Firm
(863)675-7105

GULFSTREAM 31 FT 2005 -
good condition, central air
and heat + more. $4900.
(863)414-5575

GULFSTREAM ULTRA 1996
- Motor Home: Labelle. 24'
Gulfstream Ultra, V8 Chevy
gas engine. Sleeps 5. 13.5k
a/c, 100k miles. $4999/or
best offer. (863)673-5704

Hornet Travel trailer- 33 ft,
2 fold out, good shape.
$2000 or best offer
(863)467-4890

PARK MODEL TRLR - 35,
Must sell, going North !
full length F. room, Call for
details (304)690-6112

SHADOW CRUISER
M-800K 2000 - Tele-
scopic cab-over truck
camper w/side dinette,
a/c, furnace, 3-way re-
fer, 4 mechanical jacks,
20 g. fresh water, por-
ta-potty, EXCELLENT
Condition $3500.
(863)610-1674

SIERRA FIFTH WHEEL
1999 - central a/c, heat
30ft with elec slide out.
Sleeps six, very clean,
ask for Scott $5000/or
best offer.
(863)634-7032

SUPERIOR MOTOR
COACH - 1975, Rebuilt mo-
tor, new tires & exhaust.
Plus more. $3000 Neg
(863)430-6987


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CLEWISTON HOMES
*2BD/I BA Della Tobias. Needs much TLC. Asking $25,000
*2/1 Home on Sagamore Ave. $130.000
*3/3 MH in Seminole Manor $120,000
*4 Brand New 3/BR/2.5 BA Lennar Town'Homes, Amenities
include: Pool. Gym and Cabana. Call for more details!
*2 Duplexes on Obispo Ave.Each unit has 2BR/I BA. $224.9K
MOORE HAVEN / LAKEPORT/LABELLE
*Like new 3B I/2BA CBS Home on Thatcher Blvd. SHIP
Eligible. $164,900
S3BD/2BA MH. Yacht Club Way w/Garage Asking $140K
*Waterfront 2BD/2BA w/ 2-Bay Boat House Lakeport.
Completely Remodeled, $219K
ACREAGE LAND & LOTS
*Commercial lot on Bond St. Make Offer
*Buildable lot on Del Monte Ave. $129.9K
*2 lots, Horseshoe Acres Reduced $43.9K
*Highlands Co. 10. 28. & 80 AC.
Corner lot in Lake Placid. Reduced $79,900
*S Acres Wooded Lot in La Deca $75,000
*Vacant lot in Harlem, asking $14,900
* 1.5 Acres in Hookers Point Rd. Improvements induded $75K
*Vacant Residential Lot on Central Ave. Asking $28.5K
*Rancho Palmas mnmaculate Retreat off IHwy 27. 7.5 Acres
with Palm tree nursery, and 2BD/2BA Guest house. $750K
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* 1.25 acre Lots avail. Starting at $6,900
*3/2 MH on Riverside St. 1.88 acre. $ 105K
*3/2 MH. Lindero St. 1.09 Acre. Reduced to $95,000
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CARRIAGE 1992 - 40 foot
everything works slide out
good shape $4999.
(863)697-1493




YAMAHA VX1100B-F 2007
- good condition 3 seater
110 horsepower $5000/or
best offer. (713)253-7326
(832)878-4268





BOAT PROPS(2) - (1)
Stainless Steel, (1) Alumi-
num, Call After 5pm
$175. (863)634-3978

CAPTIANS chair with arms
& pedestal. Also a boat an-
chor $145 or will separate
(863)357-7936

Yamaha Outboard, 2 cy-
cle, 30hp, long shaft 1998,
low hrs Enduro $1000 or
best offer. LaBelle
508-524-4372




Honda Shadow 2007,
750cc. Excellent condition
$5,000 OBO 239-839-4883
LaBelle

HONDA SHADOW 750 -
Very Low miles, Great con-
dition $4000
(863)634-4765

KAWSAKI VULCAN LTD
2002 - STREET-RUNS
GREAT! 80mpg NICE RIDE
$1700. (864)357-1739





CARTER 6 1/2HP 2005 -
Go-Kart. Call for info. In
Okeechobee $450/or best
offer. (954)242-2180

HONDA - 3 Wheeler, 1983
in excellent cond. Shaft
drive, hi/low range reverse
$1300 obo (863)697-9616

HONDA RANCHER 2006 -
Honda Rancher 4X4 4
wheeler in EXC. cond. LOW
hrs! $3500.
(904)449-0952

SUPERMACH KCG-110
2008 - 110CC/WITH RE-
VERSE, $800/firm.
(863)763-4681

THOR Select - 2 atv hel-
mets size 34 mens motor-
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BUICK PARK AVENUE
1998 - One owner,
28000 miles, excellent
condition, $8200/neg.
(863)763-8132

BUICK RIVIERA 1985 -
19,000 miles, great condi-
tion, loaded, 1 owner
$5000: (863)357-2239


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CADILLAC DEVILLE '98 - MAZDA 1994 - 4-wd, auto. FORD 2001 - Factory Ford
new air, 101K, like new, V-6, bucket seats $700/or bumper hitch $150/neg.
$4800 (863)946-2680 best offer. (863)697-3666 (863)801-9812


CADILLAC SEDAN SE-
VILLE 1991 - Mint Condi-
tion,Will trade for
something smaller.
$2000/neg. (863)342-3374

CADILLAC SEVILLE 1984
- VERY CLEAN, RUNS
GREAT $850.
(863)634-4780

CHEVY LUMINA - 1997,
LOADED, NEW TIRES,
135K MILES $1600
(863)801-5678

DODGE 1985 - looking to
buy-we need a motor
dodge 360 1985-1992 out
of a van or pick-up $500.
(863)983-2809

DODGE CARAVAN 1991 -
New alternator, starter,
tune-up, cold A/C, gd tires.
$1800. (863)357-1365

DODGE DAKOTA 1995 -
BLACK V-6 5-SPEED RUNS
AND DRIVES GREAT!
$1850. (863)634-4780

FORD RANGER - 1994, un-
der 100k miles, white,
good rubber, auto over-
drive, V6 $2000
(863)763-2526 eve


EZ GO - W/4'lift, stereo,
over sized tires, enclosed,
head lights. $1500 or trade
for pontoon trl
(954)707-2274

GOLF CART - Club Car,
2000, electric, low hours,
Excellent cond. $1450 or
best offer (863)467-2824

GOLF CART - Club Car,
2000, electric, low hours,
Excellent cond. $1450 or
best offer (863)467-2824

Golf Cart 1992 Yamaha
$375. needs batteries. Call
Junie 863-675-0751 LaBelle




CHEVY 350 - 300hp - fresh
rebuild - all new internal
parts $2000/or best offer.
(863)697-0136

DODGE TRUCK
1980-1993 L- R Fenders.
Good shape $150
(863)430-6987


ENGINE - TECUMSEH,
FORD WINDSTAR - 1999, 6.25hp, vertical.shaft, can
Needs,work, $1200 or best see it run, $40.
offer (863)634-3200 (863)763-0625


HONDA CIVIC 2 DOOR
1998 - Runs Good, needs
little work no air condition
or radio $1000/firm.
(561)261-5766

LINCOLN MARK VII, 1990,
96k miles,1 owner, good
cond. $4000 firm. call from
4-8pm (407)436-1266

LINCOLN TOWN CAR 99 -
160000 mi. In good condi-
tion. For info. In Okeecho-
bee. $4999.
(954)242-2180

MITSUBISHI LANCER ES
2002 - Great Mp
$4000/or best offer.
8 6 3 )447- 6 1 8 5
(863)357-6180

OTHER FIAT SPYDER
1977 - Runs great lots of
new parts. Will trade for?
$1349/or best offer.
(786)709-5900

TOYOTA COROLLA, '92 - 4
dr., auto, $1250 or best of-
fer. (863)697-9005 or
(863)532-0189

VW 1960 - DUNE BUGGY
STREET LICENSED 1600
CC ENG, RUNS GREAT.
$3700. (863)447-1733




JUNK CARS OR TRUCKS
WANTED. Top price paid.
We come to you. Call
(561)512-9606




F250 EXT. CAB -1988, 7.3
litre diesel, 1 ton, rear &
gooseneck ball $2200
(863)634-2379

JEEP WRANGLER 1995 -
120k miles,soft top, all ter-
rain tires, 4 cyl.5 speed
$4500. (863)673-4758

JEEP WRANGLER 1995 -
4x4, auto, only 73K mi, call
Sam $4999.
(239)633-7173


MUD TIRES - Size 15 inch
LT/235/75R Good condition
1/2 price $160/neg.
(863)675-6314

OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS
Ciera S - Good running car
for parts. Clean title $295.
(863)697-0996

STEP RAILS for a Ford
F250 Pickup Truck - Pol-
ished stainless steel; good
condition $150.
(863)634-5759

TIRES - (4) Military Style.
395/85/R 20 XML. Michelin
X. $300 for all, will sep.
(305)370-5647 Clewiston.

TIRES FOR SALE - SR 15
with rim's all 4 for $250
(863)763-5133 or
863-697-2670

TRANSMISSION - 2003
K1500 Automatic w/rebuilt
conv. $500/or best offer.
(863)801-5687

TRANSMISSION - 2005
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CHEVROLET SILVERADO
2002 - One owner,
47500 miles, V-8
$ 1 1500/neg.
(863)763-8132

CHEVY PICKUP 1500
1989 - V8 full size w/ 8'
bed extra cab runs great
$2500/or best offer.
(863)673-2250

CHEVY DUALLY 1979 -
4x4 Flatbed, No title, Good
for parts, Must go $1000.
(239)462-1564

DODGE DAKOTA 1995 -
GREAT TRUCK $1650.
(863)634-4780

FORD 2001 - Brand name
Reese 5th wheel hitch fits
Ford. Negotiable $350.
(863)801-9812


FORD 350 1985 - Dually
good truck/engine.
1650/or best offer.
(863)697-0996

FORD F-150 1984 - Tan,
300 eng, 4sp, 70,340 miles
cold ac. $2400.
(561)261-0682

FORD F-150 1997 - 3
Door, Very good condition,
Cold AC $5000/or best of-
fer. (239)986-0296

FORD F150 - 1999, Auto,
a/c, long bed, v6, good
cond. $1,950
(812)989-3022

FORD F350 1993 - 4 Door
Dually, 7.3 Turbo diesel.
Runs good. Must sell.
$2800 (863)675-2243

FORD RANGER 2000 - 4
cyl., A/C, 5 spd. Like new!
$2800 .(305)370-5647
Clewiston

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1985, 4 inch lift 35 inch
tires, $1800 or best of-
fer(863)532-9243

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to, 6cyl, 4 new tires, cold
ac, runs & drive $2400.
(561)261-0682




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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 09-000015CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JEWELL MINON RHEBERG
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
JEWELL MDION RHEBERG, deceased,
whose date of death was November
12, 2008, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Hendry County Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which Is P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, FL
33977. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against 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 FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
notice is April 9th, 2009.
Personal Representative:
. KAREN L. MILLER
Post Office Box 787
Alva, Florida 33920
Attorney for Personal Representative:
LANCE M. McKINNEY, Attorney
Osterhout, McKinney & Prather, P.A.
3783 Seago Lane
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Telephone: (239) 939-4888
Fax: (239) 277-0601
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVI-
SION File No.
09-020-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
VALENTIN GOMEZ,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
VALENTIN GOMEZ, deceased, whose
date. of death was August 31, 2008, is
pending .. i-: .-icult Court for Hendry
County, :1..-.. ? Probate Division, the
address :, ,,r.i'n Is Hendry Country
Clerk of Courts, P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle,
FL 33975 1760. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representative
and the personal representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedents estate on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER-
VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedents estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication of this no-
tice is April 2nd, 2009.
Personal Representative:
MARIA INEZ RODRIGUEZ
also known as MARIA INEZ GOMEZ
5037 S. Obipso Circle
LaBelle, Florida 33935
Attorney for Personal Representative:
MICHAEL A. GENNARO, ESQ.
Attorney for MARIA INEZ RODRUGUEZ
also known as MARIA INEZ GOMEZ
Florida Bar No. 237647
Pavese Law Firm
.O. Box 100088
Cape Coral, FL 33910 0088
Telephone: (239) 542 3148
Fax: (239) 542 8953
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR HENRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2007-1032-CA
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
MARIA RAMIREZ, et al,
Defendants)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURESALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Fore-
closure dated March 19, 2009 and en-
tered in Case No. 2007-1032-CA of the
Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County, Flori-
da wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE,
INC, is the Plaintiff and MARIA RAMI-
REZ are the Defendants I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash IN
FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK
OF THE COURT, BEING THE SECOND
FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY
COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM,
on the 22nd day of April, 2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment:
THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF THE
SOUTHWEST ONE-QUARTER OF
THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER
OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-QUAR-
TER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE
QUARTER OF SECTION 31,
TOWNSHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 33
EAST, HENRY COUNTY, FLORI-
DA; SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT
FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE
WEST 30 FEET THEREOF, SUB-
JECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR
DRAINAGE CANAL OF THE SOUTH
30 FEET THEREOF. ALSO KNOWN
AS TRACT 6140, MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES, UNRECORDED
SUBDIVISION.
A/K/A 575 SOUTH SHETLAND ST.-
CLEWISTON, FL 33440
Any person aiming 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 dalm within sixty
(60) days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of
this Court on March 23, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ Miller
Deputy Clerk
**See Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Amercans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a spe-
dal 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, Florida 3301, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD),
or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay
Service, not later than seven (7) days
prior to thisproeding.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2093 2006 3-01-43-34-010-0150-0010 P & Y DEVELOPMENT LLC
Lots 1,2,3,4,21,22,23 and 24, Block 150, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON,
FLORIDA, as revised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in
Plat Book 2, pages 71 thru 78, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mlneral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday In the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this Ilth day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certif-
ate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
umber, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
:ERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1995 2006 2-02-43-29-260-0001-0060 FELIPE DELGADO &
SYLVIA DELGADO
Lot 6 Less the South 7 feet, Block 1, ENGLEWOOD TERRACE, according to the
plat oereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 40, Public Records of Hendry County,
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral nghts not owned by prior owner.
Subjectto existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Adminstration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. uter
Oerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 08-01-CA
INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.
Plaintiff
VS.
FRANCISCO FRANCO; CARDINA
FRANCO; UNKNOWN TENANT (S) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY; RAINTREE VILLAGE
UNIT NINE PROPERTY OWNER'S AS-
SOCIATEN, INC.; MORTGAGE ELEC-
TONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,
AS NOMINEE FOR INDYMAC BANK,
FSB;
Defendants
RENOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated March 23, 2009,
and entered in Case No. 08-01-CA,
of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judi-
cial Circuit in and for HENDRY
County, Florida. INDYMAC BANK,
F.S.B is Plaintiff and FRANCISCO
FRANCO; CARDINA FRANCO and
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGIS-
TRATION SYSTEMS, AS NOMINEE
FOR INDYMAC BANK, FSB, are de-
fendants. I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash on the 2ND
FLOOR HALLWAY, IN FRONT OF OF-
FICE OF CLERK OF COURTS, AD-
MINISTRATION BLDG, HENDRY CO.
COURTHOUSE, AT 25 EAST HICK-
POCHEE, LABELLE IN HENDRY
COUNTY, FL 33975, at 11:00 a.m.,
on this 22nd day of April, 2009, the
following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 12, BLOCK 2315, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 9, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 144, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
A person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the lis pendens but file a
claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 27th day of March, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of said Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.065.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, if you are a per-
son with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are enti-
tied at no cost to you, to provisions
of certain assistance. Please contact
the Court Administrator at 25 East
Hickpochee, LaBelle, FL 33935,
Phone No. (941) 335-2299 within 2
working days of your receipt of this
notice or pleading; if you are hearing
impaired, call 1-800-995-8770V(V)(ia
Florida Relay Services).
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
VANDERBILT MORTGAGE
AND FINANCE, INC.
Plaintiff
VS. CASE NO. 08-861-CA
BASIL LASHLEY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF BASIL LASHLEY; IF LIVING, IN-
CLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OCF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMAR-
RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-
SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUS-
TEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
DANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
OR AGAINST DEFENDANTSS; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT #2;
Defendants)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to a Final Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the above-
styled cause, in the Circuit Court of
Hendry County, Florida, I will sell the
property situate in Hendry County,
Rorida, described as:
LOT 5, BLOCK E, HARLEM AD-
DITION NO. 8, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,
PAGES 136 AND 137, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
To include a:
2001 FLEETWOOD ENTER-
PRISE
VIN FLFLY70A28424WC31
82562034
2001 FLEETWOOD ENTERPRIS-
ES
VIN FLFLY7OA28424WC31
82562171
A/K/A
716 ALABAMA AVENUE
CLEWISTON, FL 33440
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, Clerk of the
Circuit Court in the Hendry County
Courthouse (being the second floor
hallway of the Hendry County Courts
Building), LaBelle, FL 33935 at 11:00
AM, on April 22, 2009.
DATED this 20th day of March,
2009.
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 pendants, must
file a claim within 60 days after the
sale.
Witness, my hand and seal of this
court on the 20th day of March,
2009.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ D. HAMMOND
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Ameri-
can with Disabilities Act of
1990, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the ASA Coordinator no later
than seven (7) days prior to the
proceedings. If hearing im-
paired, please call
(800) 955-8771 (TDD) or
(0) 955-8770 (voice), via
Florida Relay Service..
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A Public hearing of the Acquisition and Restoration Council, established pur-
suant to s. 259.035, FS., are scheduled to take public testimony on all
Florida Forever land acquisition projects and new proposals as follows:
DATE: Thursday, April 30, 2009
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
PLACE: Florida Public Archaeology Network at
Brevard Community College (North)
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For further information please contact the Office of Environmental Servic-
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to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the meeting by contacting the
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speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service by calling
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vice.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000091
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
GARY R. DUBIN, et al,
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
GARY R. DUBIN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAL OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
lowing property in HENDRY County,
Florida:
LOT 43, BLOCK 2291, PORT
LABELLE, UNIT 9, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3,
PAGE 144, IN THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 days after
the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, P.L. Plaintiff's at-
tomey, whose address is 9119 Cor-
porate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
Florda 33634, and file the original
with this Court either before service
on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately
thereafter, otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief de-
nanded in the Complaint or petition.
This notice shall be published once
a week for two consecutive weeks in
the Okeechobee News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
the Court on this 31st day of March,
2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Court
By: /S/ A. HOLSBEKE
As Deputy Clerk

Florida Default Law Group P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, FL 33622-5018
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee County
Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
Florida Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
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NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that on
4/18/2009 at 11:00 AM at FORT
KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Com-
merce Drive, LaBelie, FL,
863-675-1025, the undersigned,
PORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell
at Public Sale by competitive bidding,
the personal property heretofore
stored with the undersigned by:
Gabriel Oatsval - 9 Misc. items
Loretta Barraza - 44,45 Misc. items
Tom Corbift - W14 Misc. items
Ernest Smith - J53 Misc. items
Patricia Stubbs & Tammy Seymour -
K29 Misc. items
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES
COUNTY,FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2007-CA-26
WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A
WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, F.A,
A FEDERAL ASSOCIATION,
Plaintiff
vs.
THOMAS S. HALL, JR, et al,
Defendant(s)
AMENDED NOTICE
OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Amended Final Judgment
of Mortgage Foreclosure dated March
27 2009 and entered in Case N,
2007-CA-26 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for GLADES County, Florida
wherein WASHINGTON MUTUAL
BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL
BANK, FA., A FEDERAL ASSOCIA-
TION, is the Plaintiff and THOMAS S.
HALL JR.; TINA D. HALL TENANT
#l N/K/A JOHN DOE; TENANT #2
N/K/A JANE DOE are the Defendants,
I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at STEPS OF THE
GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at
11:00 AM, on the 23rd day of April,
2009, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:
LOT 6, BUCKHEAD RIDGE, 4TH
ADDITION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 35,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
PARCEL ID#:
S36-38-34-007-0000-0060
A/K/A 6 Canal Way,
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Any person or entity claiming an
interest In the surplus, if any, result-
ing from the foreclosure sale, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the Us Pendens, must file a
claim on same with the Clerk of
Court within 60 days after the fore-
closure sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on March 30, 2009.
Joe Rint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodation to participate
in this proceeding should contact.the
Deputy Court Administrator whose
office is located at Lee County Jus-
tice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Mon-
roe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
Forida Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to the proceed-
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NOTICE
AUCTION on Friday,
April 17, 2009
at 9:00 a.m. at 1233 N.W.
Avenue L, Belle Glade, Flori-
da

* Property of
Angela L. Taylor:
SRecreational and
misc. items
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of Issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1496 2006 1-36-44-32-A00-0186-0000 MRS. CHARLES S. GAMBY
The North one-half of the Southeast onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of
the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 36, Township
44 South, Range 32 East Hendry County, Florida, SUBJECT to an easement for an
access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot no. 4053 in MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property desibed
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 AM., on the Fft
Thursday in the month of April, which Is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Cerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certfi
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1896 2006 1-23-43-34-040-0000-0042 Mary B. Wagoner & the heirs,
Beneficaries & Devsees of
the Estate of Otto Wagoner.
Lot 7 of OKEELANTA PLANTATION COMPANY'S first plat In Hendry County, Florida.
according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 57, Public Records o
Hendry County, Florida, and lying and bein in fractional Section 23, Township 4
South, Range 34 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property describe
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florda, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Crcuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certfi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1590 2006 1-31-44-33-A00-0012-0000 MANUEL LOPEZ &
FANNY LOPEZ
The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of
the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township
44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an
access mad over the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 6091, Montura Ranch
Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday In the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
315399 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fol-
lowing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSF
1042 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0009-0070 JULIA GONZALEZ
Lot 7, Block 9, of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 37, of the Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009 .
Barbara S. Buter
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1171 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0083-0100 TODD JAMES, LLC
Lot 10, Block 83, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES FIRST SUBDIVISION, accord-
ing to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 37 through 39, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floo Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009 .
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, descripton of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
Mn vFao nCnrCorPTrnm WHICH AbScFEFn


1682 2006 1-14-43-34-040-000C-0110 BONITA G. FARNER
Lot 11, Block C of SHERWOOD SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof
recorded in Flat Book 5, Pages 127-128, Public Record of Hendry County
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which Is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT VERDOT VI, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. "NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2837 2006 4-10-43-29-070-2230-0130 AMOS EUGENE &
DANIELLE EUGENE

Lot 13, Block 2230, PORT LABELLE UNIT 7, a subdivision according to the
plat thereof recorded In Plat Book 3, Page 116, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fol-
lowing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
N -. YE.AR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
687 2006 1-33-43-31-AOO-0039-0000 JOSE A. HERNANDEZ
The Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest
one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South,
Range 31, East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an
access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 163, PIONEER
PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at ll1:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of Apri, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of Issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1710 2006 1-21-43-34-010-0005-0080 ALICE M. BRITTON
Lot 8, Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO. 4 to Clewiston, Hendry County,
orida. According to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, Pub-
lic Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which Is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Rorida


I

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the follow-
ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
480 2006 1-27-43-29-010-0002-0090 BEN WESLEY NIEDECKEN,
III
The East one-half of the West one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the
Southeast one-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 29 East,
Hendry County, oridda; LESS the North 30 feet thereof, previously reserved
for perpetual road right-of-way.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Rorida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Forida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT.- NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1722 2006 1-21-43-34-010-0009-0100 WILLIE C. BATTLE &
MOLLIE MAE BATTLE

Lot 10 in Block 9 of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry
County, Florida, according to the plat recorded in Plat book 3, Pages 48 and
49 of the Current Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certicate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT.' NAME IN
JNO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2265 2006 4-10-43-29020-2044-0150 Ironstone Bank f/k/a
Atantic States Bank
% Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur
Lots 15 , Block 2044, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, according to the plat thereof record-
ed in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday n the moth of April, which s the 30th cay of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following
:ertficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPON __ WHICH ASSESSED
2199 2006 3-02-43-34-460-00C-0040 LINA NAVARRO, L/E to
Rarron H.Navarro &
Juanita Janie Navarro

Lot 4, Block C, SEMINOLE MANOR, according to the plat thereof recorded in
Plat Book 4, Pages 93 and 94, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, 011 and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scnbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Buder
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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COUNTY OF HENRY, STATE OF FLORIDA
RESOLUTION NO. 2009 - 18
RECORDED IN RESOLUTION BOOK XXI, PAGE 46
A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
FINDING THAT A FIRE EMERGENCY EXISTS WITHIN HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON
UNREGULATED FIRES WITHIN THE COUNTY.
WHEREAS, the recent freezes and drought affecting Hendry County has
created an extremely high danger of grass, brush an forest fres through-
out all of Hendry County, and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has the authority under
Ordinance No. 2001-03 to impose a moratonum on all unregulated fires.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA THAT:
1.A fire emergency exists within Hendry County, Florida, under the defi-
nitions and provisions of Hendry County Ordinance No. 2001-03, as
amended.
2.The Board hereby imposes a moratorium on all unregulated fires with-
In Hendry County, Florida, as provided in said Ordinance No. 2001-03,
Section 2, as amended. An unregulated fire means any outdoor fire other
than a cookfire which is not permitted by a governmental agency.
3.The moratorium imposed hereby shall be effective immediately and
shall remain in effect until further action by this Board.
Duly considered and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of
Hendry County, Forida, this 24th day of February, 2009.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
ATTEST:
Anita Bischel, Deputy Clerk
Barbara S. Butler, Clerk
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certfi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2130 2006 3-01-43-34-010-0376-0100 SAGAMORE PLACE, LLC
Lots 19 thru 21, inclusive, Block 376, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON,
FLORIDA. as revised September 7, 1937, according n the plat thereof recorded in
Plat Book 2, Pages 71 thru 78, indusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida,
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by pnor owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property descnbed
In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Buler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fol-
lowing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
743 2006 1-35-43-31-010-0003-0020 RENE ALEJANDRO MARTINEZGUER-
RA


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO, YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1729 2006 1-21-43-34-010-000I-0090 Daisy Hill Life Estate and
Toshia R. Drummond

Lots 9 and 10, Block 1, HARLEM ADDITION NO 2 to Clewiston, Hendry
County, Florida. According to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat book 3,
Page 2, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral.rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the follow-
ng certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1041 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0009-0030 JORGE LUIS REYES &
FLORENTINA G. REYES

Lot 3, in Block 9, of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the plat thereof recorded in Plat 3, Pages 37, 38 & 39, of the
Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fol-
lowing certficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
801 2006 1-29-43-32-A00-0041-0000 PAHOKEE ENVIRONMEN-
TAL
CENTER, INC

The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range
32 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scrbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED


1723 2006 1-21-43-34-U1-UUU09-U12U MAKY tWAKI
The Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast
one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 35, Township 43 Lot 12 in Block 9 of HARLEM ADDITION NO. 5 to Clewiston, Hendry County,
South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 2, Block J, Floridaaccording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 48 and
Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. 49 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by pror owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of April, 2009. day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009. Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Crcuit Court Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CABERNET I, LLC holder of the follow-
ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2976 2006 4-10-43-29-080-2287-0240 RUDOLPH INNOCENT &
EDWINE ETIENNE

Lot 24, Block 2287, PORT LABELLE UNIT 8, a subdivision according to the
plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 131, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall b" redeemed according to law, the property de
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the follow-
ng certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
798 2006 1-29-43-32-A00-0023-0000 PAHOKEE ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER, INC

Parcel 1
The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Section 29, Township 43 South,
Range 32 East of the Public Records of Hendry County Flonda. Less road
dedication of the 25'on the North side of the tract.
Parcel 2
The West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range
32 East of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. less road dedica-
tion of 25' on the North side of the tract.
Parcel 3
The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter Northeast one-quarter of
the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 32
East of the Public Records of Hendry County, Flonda.
Parcel 4
The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range
32 East of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less road dedica-
tion of 25' on the South side of the tract.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Cerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009 .
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court

Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
802 2006 1-29-43-32-A00-0042-0000 PAHOKEE ENVIRONMENTAL
CENTER, INC
Parcel 1
The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range
32 East of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less road dedica-
ion of 25 feet on the North side of the tract.
Parcel 2
The West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range
32 East of ie public Records af Hendry County, Florida. less road dedica-
ion of 25 feet on the North side of ract.
Parcel 3
The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South, Range
32 East of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less road dedica-
ton of 25 feet on the South side of the tract.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by pror owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of Aprif, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


April 9, 2009


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197,512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fol-
lowing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on, The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
700 2006 1-33-43-31-A00-0234-0000 JOHANNE H. CYR & MATTHEW D.
CYR
% JORDYN TAYLOR PROPERTY,
INC.
The Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest
one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter Section 33, Township 43 South,
Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS the South 20.00 feet thereof.
SUBJECT to an easement for an access road of thq East 30.00 feet thereof
Also known as Lot 154, PIONEER PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Flonda.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circut Court

Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Florida Governmental Utility Authorty ("FGUA') announces a public
meeting to which all interested persons are invited. The FGUA is a legal en-
tity and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01,
Forida Statutes, and an Interiocal Agreement among Ctrus County, Ronda,
DeSoto County, Florida, Hendry County, Florida, Lee County, Florda, Pasco
County, Florida, Polk County, Florida, and the Town of Dundee, Florida. The
public meeting will be held at 12:00 PM on April 16, 2009 West
Pasco Government Center, Commission Chambers, 7530 Little
Road, New Port Richey, FL 34645. At the public meeting the FGUA
Board will address general operating issues of the FGUA. All customers of
the FGUA, affected property owners, tenants or occupants, and all other in-
terested persons, shall have an opportunity to be heard and to file written
comments with the FGUA. If a person decides to appeal any decision made
by the FGUA with respect to any matter considered at the meeting such
person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a
verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be made. In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter
to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board
toll free at (877) 552-3482 at east three business days prior to the date of
FGUA Board at (877) 552-FGUA or (407) 629-6900.
316394 CN 4/9/09

NOTICE SEMINOLE TRIBAL REGULAR ELECTION MAY 11. 2009
For Tribal Council Representatives and Board of Directors Representatives in accor-
dance with the Amended Constitubon and Bylaws of the Seminole Tribe of Floida,
and the Amended Corporate Charter of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc., a Regu-
lar Election is called for the following offices, on Monday, May 11, 2009
SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA SEMIOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA, INC.
TRIBAL COUNCIL: BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION
REPRESENTATIVE (1) REPRESENTATIVE (1)
BRIGHTON RESERVATION BRIGHTON RESERVATION
REPRESENTATIVE (1) REPRESENTATIVE (1)
HOLLYWOOD RESERVATION HOLLYWOOD RESERVATION
REPRESENTATIVE (1) REPRESENTATIVE (1)
Enrolled members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida who have reached their 18th
birthday on or before May 11, 2009, and who have ived on any combination of the
reservations ten (10) month out of each year for the past four years, are eligible to
vote for the positions mentioned above.
The representatives for Tribal Council and Board of Directors are voted for by resi-
dents of their respective reservations.
Eligible members who wish to become candidates may obtain a etiion form from
one of the Tribal Offices at Brighton, Big Cypress, and Hollywood reservations, be-
ginning Apl 7, 2009 or can obtain formation from the Secretary of the Tba
Council and Board of Directors. The completed petitions from candidates must be
in the hands of the Secretary no later than 5:00 p.m. on or before Apnl 14, 200Z
so that the announcement of candidates can be announced April 15, 2009.
ALL ELIGIBLE TRIBAL MEMBERS ARE URGED TO VOTE'
PRISCILLA D. SAYEN
SECRETARY
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO, YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
688 2006 1-33-43-31-A00-0042-0000 JOSE A. HERNANDEZ
The Northwest one-quarter of tre Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest
one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South,
Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an ac-
cess road of the East 30 feet -hereof Also known as Lot 162, PIONEER
PLANTATION, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
* Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009 .


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ADril 9. 2009


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT II, LLC holder of the follow-
ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH AESSED
881 2006 1-13-44-32-A00-0242-0000 ANA PEREZ
The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-
quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Sec-
tion 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, subject
to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Aso known
as Lot No. 5518 in Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit CoLrt
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V, LLC holder of the fol-
lowing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
891 2006 1-14-44-32-A00-0017-0000 GONZALEZ INVESTMENTS,
LLC
The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 14,
Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an
easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot
3598, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE 15 HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
'NO..YEA E D.. ESCRB IPE --TO--ON - WHICH ASSlESSE.D .
1162 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0079-0020 MASSINO SAITORI
Lots 2 and 3, Block 79, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, accord-
ing to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages , 38, and 39, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of sald property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 AM. on the Fifth
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Buter
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the following
certficate, has filed said cerdficate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1073 2006 1-22-44-32-010-0031-0010 ELMER BONILLA & LUIS F.
PEREZ
Lot 1, Block 31, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, accord-
ing to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37,38 & 39, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOT III, LLC holder of the follow-
ing certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
803 2006 1-29-43-32-A00-0089-0100 MARY MAXINE WILLIAMS
& DAVID LEE NIEHAUS,
JR.
The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 29, Township 43 South,
Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. LESS road dedication of 25 feet on
the West side thereof.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scnbed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.


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Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1715 2006 1-21-43-34-010-0006-0010 BRENDA WILLIAMS,
PAUL PETERSON,
ROBERT PETERSON, JR. &
ROSINA TUCKER
Lot 1 in Block 6 of HARLEM ADDTION NO 4 to Clewiston, Hendry County,
Florida, according to the plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, of the cur-
rent Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.


Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Flori


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MALBEC II, LLC holder of the following
certficate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1712 2006 1-21-43-34-010-0005-0110 DAISY B. WILLIAMS
% LOIS GRAY
PROF. BUISNESS SERVICE
Lot 11 Block 5, HARLEM ADDITION NO 4 TO CLEWISTON, Hendry County,
Florida. According to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 32 of
the Current Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the FIRST THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the 7TH
day of MAY, 2009.
Dated this 25TH day of March, 2009.


Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


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FIRST PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The City of Clewiston is considering applying to the Florida Department of
Community Affairs (DCA) for a Small Cities Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $700,000 for FY 2009 CDBG funding cycle.
These funds must be used for one of the following purposes:
1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; or
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or
3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having
a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and im-
mediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where oth-
er financial resources are not available to meet such needs.
The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the
areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization,
or economic development and include such improvement activities as ac-
quisition of real property loans to pivate-for-profit business, purchase of
machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of
houses and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional
information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will
be provided at the public hearing.
For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit
low and moderate income persons.
In developing an application for submission to DCA, the City must plan to
minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities.
In addition, the City is required to develop a plan to assist displaced per-
sons.
The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community's eco-
nomic and community development needs will be at the City Commission
meeting held in the City of Clewiston Commission Chambers on Monday,
April 20, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Clewiston
City Hall, 115 W. Ventura Avenue. For information concerning the public
hearing, contact the City Manager's Office or telephone 863-983-1484.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location.
Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired
or the visually impaired should contact the City Clerk's Office at least five
calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided.
Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing
should contact the City Clerk's Office at least five calendar days prior to
the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a
Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call
1-800-955-8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accommoda-
tion at this meeting should contact the City Clerk's Office at least five cal-
endar days prior to the meeting.
316915 CN 4/9/09


PUBLIC WORKSHOPS FOR
COMPREHENSIVE PATHWAY PLAN FOR HENDRY COUNTY
FDOT Project #423354-1-18-01
Hendry County has scheduled public information workshops regarding a
Comprehensive Pathway Plan. A study is currently being conductedby
Hendry County to determine locations of proposed new pathways in
Hendry County.
The public information meetings will be held as follows:
Harlem Community Meeting, April 9th, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at Hariem Civ-
ic Center located at 2000 7th Street, Clewiston, FL 33440
Pioneer Community Meeting, April 13th 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at Pioneer
Community Center located at 910 Panama Ave., Clewiston, FL 33440
Port LaBeHe Community Meeting, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. at Grace Bap-
tist Church, located at 4200 NE Eucalyptus Blvd., LaBelle, FL 33935
Felda Area Community Meeting, April 20th at 7:00 p.m.at Felda Com-
munity Center, located at 100 CR 830, Felda, FL 33930
Montura & Flaghole Community Meeting, April 22, at 7:00 p.m. locat-
ed at Central County Water Control District, located at 475 S. Cabbage
Palm Street, Clewiston, FL 33440
Clewiston and Hookers Point Community Meeting, April 29th @ 6:00
p.m. at the John Boy Auditorium, Bearsley Room locatedat 1200 S W C
Owens Blvd., Clewiston, FL 33440.
LaBelle Area Community Meeting, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. at the LaBelle
Civic Center, located at 481 W. Hickpoochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935
School Officials, May 18, 2009 at 10:00 a.m., Hendry County School
Board Room, located at 25 E. Hickpoochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935
The workshop will provide interested citizens with the opportunity to ask
questions and express their views concerning the location and potential
environmental impacts associated with the plan. The workshop will be on
the agendas of the various community meetings or boards. Aeral to-
graphs and other project-related information will be on display. County
sta will be available to answer questions and discuss the project. Please
note that this is not a public hearing. A formal public hearing will be held
later in the study process, in keeping with state and federal requirements.
Project documents are available for public review until May 18, 2009 at the
Barron Library, 461 N. Main Street LaBelle, Florida 33935 and at the City
of Clewiston Public Library located at 120 West Osceola Avenue, Clewis-
ton, Florida 33440. Project documents are also available for review Mon-
day -Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hendry County Engineer's
Office located at 99 East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935.
If you heve any questions regarding the Comprehensive Pathway Plan pro-
ject, you may contact Mr. Shane Parker, RE, County Engineer at
(864) 675-5222 or by email at sparker @hendryfla.net. Persons with
disabilities who may need special accommodations at the workshop, in
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, should con-
tact Bonnie Hanshaw at (863) 675-5222.
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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:
Warr Farm LLC (Warr Farm) 2243 River Oak Lane, Ft Myers, FL 33905, has submitted Application 090130-25 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00248-W to
irrigate 244 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Sections 15,22, Township 42 South,
Range 32 East.
Bexley Brothers Inc (Padgett Ranch) PO Box 10, Sumterville, FL 33585, has submitted Application 090202-15 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00243-W to
irrigate 1508 acres of agricultural lands with livestock. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Sections
13,19,20,24,25,29,30, Township 42 South, Ranges 30,31 East.
The Graham Companies (Graham Farms) PO Box 1108, Moore Haven, FL 33741, has submitted Application 090206-9 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00002-W to imgate 2047 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-19 Canal and the project is located in Sections 5-8,31,32,
Townships 41,42 South, Range 32 East.
US Sugar Corporation SBG Farms (Dunwody Hicpochee) 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090211-13 for renewal of
Water Use Permit 22-00135-W to irrigate 1168.4 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in
Sections 4-8,31,32, Townships 42,43 South, Range 32 East.
Lykes Brothers Inc (Dease Pasture Nicodemus) 106 SW County Road 721, Okeechobee, FL 34974, has submitted Application 090217-10 for renewal of Water
Use Permit 22-00041-W to irrigate 7160 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Floridan and Surficial Aquifers and the C-19, L-41,
and L-42 Canals and the project is located in Sections 24-26, Township 41 South, Ranges 30-32 East.
Roadrunner (Ft Myers) Asli V LLLP (Rivergrove) 923 N Pennsylvania Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789, has submitted Application 090217-15 for renewal of Water
Use Permit 22-00131-W to irrigate 1315 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from an adjacent canal and the project is located in Sectons
25-27,34-36, Township 42 South, Range 31 East.
Byron Storey (Storey Lundey Cane) 16881 US Highway 27, Moore Haven, FL 33741, has submitted Application 090218-34 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00298-W to irrigate 2684.91 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-19 Canal and the project is located in Sections
1-3,6,7,11-12,31,36, Townships 41,42 South, Ranges 31,32 East.
Dannie and James R Kilpatrick (Kilpatrick Cane) PO Box 1084, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 090219-15 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00024-W to irrigate 1486 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 and C-19 Canals and the project is located in Sections
2,3,27,34,35, Townships 41,42 South, Range 32 East.
James R Kilpatrick (Kilpatick Farm) PO Box 1084, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 090219-19 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00212-W
to irrigate 461 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Section 15, Township 42 South,
Range 32 East.
Graham and Couse Farms, 227 E Crescent Dr, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090219-21 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00208-W to irri-
gate 155 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Myrtle Slough Canal and the project is located in Sections 27,34, Township 43
South, Range 31 East.
US Sugar Corporation, Lessee, 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440; Alice Inc, PO Box 338, LaBelle, FL 33975; Susan B Williams, PO Box 171, Moore
Haven, FL 33471; Sharon B Petti, PO Box 919, Moore Haven, FL 33471; A Duda & Sons Inc, PO Box 1329, Moore Haven, FL 33471; and Walter S Bronson, PO
Box 426 Lorida, FL 33857 (Bronson Property) has submitted Application 090223-26 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00222-W to irrigate 1154 acres of agri-
cultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Sections 23,25,26, Township 42 SoJth, Range 31 East.
Prudential Agricultural Investments (Boma LC) 201 S Orange Ave, Ste 795, Oriando, FL 32801, has submitted Application 090223-30 for renewal of Water Use
Permit 22-0 280-W to Irrigate 1065 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Sections
25,26,35, Township 42 South, Range 30 East.
Cleghom Farms, 1768 Daniels Rd SE, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 090223-36 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00304-W to irrigate
701 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Cana and the project is located in Sections 27,33,34, Township 42 South, Range
31 East.
Triton VI Inc (Triton VI) 3389 Sheridan St, #558, Hollywood, FL 33021, has submitted Application 090223-39 for renewal of Water Use Permit 22-00046-W to
irngate 550 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-41 Canal and the project is located in Sections 5-8,12,18, Township 40 South,
Ranges 32,33 East.
A Duda & Sons Inc (Duda Moore Haven Main Farm) PO Box 620257, Oviedo, FL 32762, has submitted Application 090224-13 for renewal-of Water Use Permit
22-00062-W to irrigate 2944 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Sections
7,8,11-14,17,18, Township 42 South, Ranges 31,32 East.
A Duda & Sons Inc (Duda Moore Haven Bronson) PO Box 620257, Oviedo, FL 32762, has submitted Application 090224-15 for renewal of Water Use Permit
22-00061-W to irrigate 772 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-19 Canal and the project is located in Sections 4,9,33, Town-
ships 41,42 South, Range 32 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 application by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL
33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceed-
ings. Application status and associated documents can also be obtained by accessing the Districts website (ww.sfwmd.agy) and selecting the Applica-
tion/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the proposed agency
action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following cerfai-
cate, has filed sad ertificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. Tle certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO YEAR DESCR IPTON__ WHIH ASSESSED__
2128 2006 3-01-43-34-010-0376-0090 SAGAMORE PLACE, LLC
Lots 15 & 16, Block 376, of the GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA. As re-
vised September 7, 1937, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2,
Pages 71 thru 78, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday In the month of Aprll, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of arch, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Orcuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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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 Hendry
County:
Bobble M Kelley, Ft Denuad Oak Grove (Kelley Grove) PO Box 353, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application 090130-38 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00537-W to irrigate 26.5 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Section 15, Township 43
South, Range 28 East.
SGB Farms Inc (Mott and Vaughn Farm) c/o US Sugar Corporation, 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090204-10 for re-
newal of Water Use Permit 26-00039-W to irrigate 3746.94 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the L-25 Canal and the project Is lo-
cated in Sections 19,24,25,30,31,36, Township 44 South, Ranges 34,35 East.
Southem Gardens Groves Corporation (Knight Land) c/o US Sugar Corporation, 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application
090204-12 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00074-W to irrigate 3208.64 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the L-24 Canal and
the project is located in Sections 3,10,22,27,34, Townships 45,46 South, Range 34 East.
US Sugar Corporation and SBG Farms Inc (Dunwoody Doverspike Annex) c/o US Sugar Corporation, 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, have sub-
n,.] -pi.t..'.. r , ' .i: 4-n. ,.r...' ,i...*si .. f Water Use Permit 26-00377-W to irrigate 3616.79 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from
me nal-iy-nilliard wader Cunu ul sIrnct Canal and the project is located in Sections 1-3,26,34,35, Townships 43,44 South, Range 32 East.
US Sugar Corporation (Section 35 Duda) 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090204-27 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00613-W to irrigate 638 aces of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the L-24 Canal and the project is located in Section 35, Township 45
South, Range 34 East.
US Sugar Corporation (Townsite 14 Sections) 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090204-4 for renewal of Water Use Per-
mit 26-00040-W to inigate 8400.96 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Industrial Canal and the project is located in Sections
1,3-10,12,31-34,36, Townships 43,44 South, Ranges 33,34 East.
US Sugar Corporation (Griffin Land) 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090204-6 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00034-W to Irrigate 1255.05 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the L-25 Canal and the project is located in Sections 23,26,
Township 44 South, Range 34 East.
Marlin W Hilliard Revocable Trust and Joe Marlin Hilliard Revocable Trust (Jim's Hammock) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL 33440 has submitted Application
090205-17 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00495-W for a diversion and impoundment covering 2295 acres of agricultural lands. The water will e with-
drawn from the C-43 Canal via the Hilliard Canal and the project is located in Sections 7,8,17,18,20, Township 43 South, Range 32 East.
Hilliard Brothers of Florida Ltd (Whitehursh East - Tony's Mound) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090205-19 for renewal of
Water Use Permit 26-0004-W to irrigate 1197.88 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the L-2 Canal
and the project Is located In Sections 4,33, Townships 45,46 South, Range 34 East.
Bolles Drainage District, c/o Lawrence Worth, PO Box 1685, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090206-10 for renewal of Water Use Permit
50-00880-W for a diversion and impoundment covering 12082.2 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Miami Canal and the project
is located in Sections 1-4,9-12,15,16,21-23,26-28, Townships 44,45 South, Range 34 East.
Charles Reid or Eddie Reid (Reids Cane) 340 W Crescent Dr, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090206-13 for renewal of Water TUse Permit
26-00032-W to irrigate 40 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Surficial Aquifer and the project is located in Sections 7,8,12,13,
Township 43 South, Ranges 33,34 East.
Ritta Drainage District, PO Box 1685, Clewiston, FL 33440, -, ... .,rF.n -i .'r, '. f..r., :.- ; for renewal of Water Use Permit 50-00870-W for a diversion
and impoundment covering 9681 acres of agricultural lands Tr..- .i ..l r.- . Ti..]-,.... rrom the Miami Canal and the project Is located In Sections
1,2-14,16-18, Township 44 South, Ranges 34,35 East.
Marlin W Hilliard Revocable Trust & Hilliard Mistletoe Inc (Tony's Mound) 5500 Flaghole Rd, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090211-20 for re-
newal of Water Use Permit 26-00072-W to irrigate 1822 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and the
Blumberg Canal and the project is located in Sections 16,21,28, Townships 45,46 South, Range 34 East
Resource Conservation Properties Inc (Eagle Point Groves) 9990 Coconut Rd, Ste 200, Bonita Springs, FL 34135, has submitted Application 090212-14 for re-
newal of Water Use Permit 26-00264-W to irrigate 31 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from an adjacent canal and the project is locat-
ein Section 9, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
Orangebrook Estates LLC (Bowman Farms) 27499 Riveriew Center Blvd, Ste 230, Bonita Springs, FL 34134, has submitted Application 090212-15 for renewal
of Water Use Permit 26-00046-W to irrigate 100 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located
in Section 1, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
A Duda & Sons Inc (Duda LaBelle Farm) PO Box 620257, Oviedo, FL 32762, has submitted Application 090212-6 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00106-W
for a diversion and impoundment covering 27248 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in
Sections 1-36, Townships 43-45 South, Ranges 28,29 East.
US Sugar Corporation (Hancock Land) 111 Ponce de Leon Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090217-3 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00452-W to irrigate 1894.8 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Manley Canal and the project is located in Sections 15,22,
Township 46 South, Range 34 East.
Custom Citrus Care Inc (River Grove) PO Box 3026, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application 090217-8 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00260-W to ir-
rigate 23 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the C-43 Canal and the project is located in Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 28
East.
Custom Citrus Care Inc (Stafford Citrus Grove) PO Bon 3026, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application 090217-9 for a Water Use Permit to irrigate 23
acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from onsite lakes and the project is located in Section 29, Township 43 South, Range 28 East.
Orangebrook Estates LLC (Harrell's Grove) 27499 Riverview Center Blvd, Ste 230, Bonita Springs, FL 34134, has submitted Application 090218-20 for renewal
of Water Use Permit 26-00246-W to irrigate 52.5 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and adjacent canal and
the project is located in Section 6, Township 43 South, Range 29 East.
Hendry Turf (Section 15 Farm) 110 Ridge Wood Ave, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090223-21 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00688-W
to irrigate 159.8 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from an onsite ditch/canal and the project is located in Section 15, Township 46
South, Range 34 East.
I & 3 Ag Products Inc (Siboney Farm) PO Box 70, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090223-31 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00448-W to
irrigate 688.4 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Manley Canal and the project is located in Sections 16,21, Township 46 South,
Range 34 East.
3 and J Ag Products Inc (Farm 19) PO Box 71, Clewiston, FL 33440 has submitted Application 090223-34 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00170-W to irri-
gate 652 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn fom the Manley Canal and the project is located in Section 13, Township 46 South, Range
34 East.
Stitt Ranch Inc (Stitt Ranch) 4513 W US Hwy 27, Clewiston, FL 33440, has submitted Application 090223-35 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00250-W to
irrigate 300 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Hendry Hilliard Canal and the project is located in Sections 22,27, Township 43
South, Range 32 East.
East Hendry County Drainage District, PO Box 1760, LaBelle, FL 33975, has submitted Application 090223-37 for renewal of Water Use Permit 26-00042-W to
irrigate 480.72 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Industrial Canal and Lake Okeechobee and the project Is located In Sections
13,14,23,24, Township 43 South, Range 34 East.
Travis and Lisa Cleghom (Hendry County Farm) 7780 SR 80, Moore Haven, FL 33471, has submitted Application 090223-38 for renewal of Water Use Permit
26-00327-W to irrigate 262 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be withdrawn from the Lower Tamiami Aquifer and Myrtle Slough Canal and the project
is located in Sections 3,10, Township 43 South, Range 31 East.
Double Down Express, 4085 Hancock Bridge Pkwy, N Ft Myers, FL 33903, has submitted Application 080627-28 for an Environmental Resource Permit for
33.81 acres of residential lands. The water will be discharged to the Caloosahatchee and the project is located in Sections 11,12, Township 43 South, Range
28 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 application by writing to the South Florida Water Management District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL
33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceed-
ings. Application status and associated documents can also be obtained by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting the Applica-
tion/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the proposed agency
action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report.
316608 CGS 4/9/09


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Public Safety Coordinating
Council will hold a meeting on Friday, April 17, 2009, at 10:00 A.M., at the
Hendry County Staff Conference Room, 1st Floor, 165 S. Lee Street, Room
A-118, LaBelle Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting
site is accessible by the disabled.
If a peMn decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter
considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings,
and that for such purpose, hhe 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.

Board of County Commissioners
Hendry County, Florida
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Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)
AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Notice is herby given that the Hendry County Community Action Task Force
will hold a meeting Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 1:30pm at the Hendry
County Administration conference room located at Courthouse Square, 165
S. Lee Street, LaBelle. The meeting is open to the public. The site is handi-
capped accessible.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
Sany matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a
ecordof the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal Is to be based.
HENDRY COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION TASK FORCE
316782 CN/CB 4/9/09I


REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS
FELDA MSBU STORMWATER MASTER PLAN
RFQ NUMBER: 2009-19
OPENING DATE AND TIME: APRIL 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms Interested in providing professional
services in connection with the development of a Stormwater Master Plan for the
Felda MSBU. Proposers must have expertise in designing Stormwater Master Plans
and should have all services available in-house or may propose multiple firms,
which have joined together to provide the various re d dsplnary services in
order to offer a complete submission. All submittals (see Part IV, Submission Re-
quirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evalua-
tion Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be received by the
Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk's Office) in the
Hendry County Courthouse Complex 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, lorida by
April 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be re-
corded in the presence of one or more witnesses.
\ copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the Hendry
Coun t Engineering Department, located at 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida
for pick up) Post Office Box 1670, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by
calling (863) 675-5222.
This situation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay
any costs Incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for
any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received
as a result of this solicitation, or to-cance In part or in its entirety this Bid, if It is In
the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County Is an Equal Opportunity Employer, actively seeks Minority and Dis-
advantaged Business Enterprise participation and is a Drug/Smoke Free Work
Place.
HENRY COUNTY
planet B. Taylor, Chair
Board of County Commissioners
315404 CB/CN 4/2,9,16/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ANTONIO & COLETTE MARTINEZ
holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to
be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of
property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1368 2001 1-14-4432-A00-0211-0100 STELLA KEVENIDES EST.
MONTURA LAND AND CATTLE
INC
The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-
quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Sec-
tion 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, lorida. Sub-
ject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also
known as Lot 2837, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivi-
sion.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by pror owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Third Thursday in the month of April, which is the 16th
day of April, 2009.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2009.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY SOLID WASTE ADVISORY BOARD
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Solid Waste Advisory Board
will hold a meeting April 16, 2009 at 6:00 pm, at the Special Districts Of-
fice - 3300 Utility Drive, LaBelle, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any dedsion made by the Board with respect
to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such purpose, 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 Solid Waste Advisory Board
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certifi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon, The certificate
number, year of issuance, descption of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO, YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1551 2006 1-07-44-33-030-0008-0060 JOSE DOLORE EYES &
EUTILIDES REYES %
JUANITA CARRILLO
Lot 6 in Block 8 of WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof as re-
corded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 thru 2, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
315388 CGS 4/2,9,16,23/09

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV, LLC holder of the following certfi-
cate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1293 2006 1-26-44-32-A00-0026-0000 JOSE E. DEL CASTILLO
The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of
the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township
44 South, Range 32 East Hendry County, Florida. SUBJECT to an easement for an
access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 1002,. MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Office, 2nd
Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Fifth
Thursday in the month of April, which is the 30th day of April, 2009.
Dated this 11th day of March, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Forida
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REQUEST FOR BIDS
PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES FOR
HENDRY COUNTY JAIL INMATES
BID NUMBER: 2009-17
OPENING DATE AND TIME: APRIL 15, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of
Hendry County, Florida, for "Pharmaceutical Services for Hendry
County Jail Inmates". In order to be considered, Bids must received b
the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk's Of
fice) In the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave-
nue, LaBelle, Florida by April 15, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all
responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more
witnesses.
A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 165 S. Lee Street, La-
Belle Florida (for pick up Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975
(mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred In the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or
all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part
or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opporunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free
Work Place.
HENDRY COUNTY
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
Board of County Commissioners
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WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY -
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Paramedics from the Palm Beach Coun-
ty Fire Rescue received a call regarding the
incident, which took place at about 12:42'
p.m. It was revealed that it was a single ve-
hicle roll-over on U.S. Highway 27, about
10 miles north of South Bay and just four
miles south of the Hendry County Line.
According to Curtis Rice, a captain
with the county's fire rescue, construction
workers in the area, which is currently un-
dergoing road repairs, reported that a ve-
hicle rolled over several times with the two
individuals in question being ejected.
A release from the Palm Beach County
Sheriff's Office (PBSO) revealed the two
names of the victims, who were identified
as William Joseph Feyos, 20 and Carl Gene
Feyos, 62. Both victims, who were listed in
serious and critical condition, respectively,
reside on 645 Tammy Road in Clewiston.
Due to the close proximity of the acci-
dent being near Hendry County, paramed-
ics from Hendry County and the Clewiston


Photo courtesy of the Palm Be
Paramedics took shots of a Mar. 31 accident near South Bay, which resulted in a
on U.S. 27.


Fire Department also assisted in the treat-
ment of the victims.
According to the PBSO accident report,
the 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by
the 20-year-old, was traveling southboufid
on U.S. 27 in the left lane.
While heading toward South Bay, the


driver lost control of his vehicle, swerving
toward the right lane and then swerving
back sharply toward the center of U.S. 27,
-according to the accident report.
The Jeep subsequently flipped over onto
its roof, sliding in a southern direction across
the southbound travel lanes, the sheriff's of-


" ," r fice report said.
.S' ' Both victims
''' were ejected from
. 1 "*!, . the vehicle as the
r' Jeep reportedly
i '.. traveled into the
Median, rolling
Over numerous
times in it.
. - The two indi-
viduals, who crews
Treated, immobi-
S lized and trans-
ported to the land-
ing zone at John
Stretch Park in Lake
. Harbor, were later
Airlifted via Trauma
Hawk to Delray
Medical Center for
- . observations.
The passenger
remains in critical
condition as a result
ach County Fire Rescue condition as a result
Jeep flipping over of the crash. The
driver's condition
has been reported
as being serious,
though he was admitted to the hospital for
standard observation.
Neither victim was wearing a seatbelt
prior to the crash, the PBSO accident report
revealed.
The accident is still under investigation
by the sheriff's office.


Great American Cleanup Day in Pahokee


Mass litter removal project
to be held this weekend

By Naji Tobias
The Sun
PAHOKEE - The idea for cleaning up this
close-knit community couldn't come at a
better time.
On Saturday, Apr. 11, Great American
Cleanup Day hits the city, which will report-
edly include a mass removal of litter from
the area.
Cindy Anderson, who's the volunteer
coordinator for this event, is happy to take
part in the cleanup, which she feels is long
overdue.
"A once beautiful, thriving little town
with still wonderful people has become
one of the most depressing places," Ander-
son said of Pahokee's current condition.
"Nothing is clean, nothing is new, noth-
ing is growing other than crime."
Anderson believes that if the citizens of
Pahokee take more pride in their city, then
criminal activity would decrease as a result.
Meeting with a group of senior citizens
recently, Anderson recalls that some of their
homes were in bad shape.
Anderson on the condition of a senior
citizen's home, whose name and location
were not disclosed:
"In one of the mobile homes that I went


into, I literally had to hold onto the wall be-
cause the floor was so rotten," Anderson
remembers. "I felt as if I would fall through
the cracks.
"The sad part about this situation is that
it would take only eight sheets of plywood
to correct the problem," she continued.
"They need serious help, their lives are
worth more than this."
So, in advance of the big cleanup day,
which interestingly occurs a week before
Anquan Boldin's Q-Fest in Pahokee, Ander-
son and a host of city officials took some
time out on Mar. 14 to clean up the Old Pio-
neer Cemetery, which is located on Bacom
Point Road.
The cemetery cleanup, hosted by the
Muck Krackers 4-H Club of the Glades, is
just one of a few recent efforts to beautify
the city.
Less than two months ago, the city ex-
perienced a boost when M. Duplantis, a
deputy with the Palm Beach County Sher-
iff's Office, hosted a painting project at the
Quick Stop convenience store facility on Ba-
com Point Road.
The event, which featured a host of lo-
cals, along with officials from Duplantis'
hometown of Wellington, will continue on
throughout the year at several more facili-
ties, which haven't been announced at this
time yet.
Also, the renovations for the Pahokee


Recreational Center Complex, which hap-
pens to be the site of Boldin's Fun-Day-In-
The-Park festivities on Saturday, Apr. 18, are
now completed.
Pahokee's city commission meetings
have been moved to a building at the refur-
bished city complex, which feature a state-
of-the art commission chamber facility.
Everglades Preparatory Academy, also at
the recreational center complex, is just one
month away from completing its first year
there, which looks like a modernized mini-
high school campus.
With the recreational center's parking
lots repaved, along with a refurbishment of
the recreational field and playground, Paho-
kee is taking steady steps in improving its
image.
Over on Larrimore Road, if you take a
drive there, you'll see that Lair Field, which
was the playing field for the Pahokee Blue
Devils, has finally been demolished.
A new stadium, across the street from
Pahokee Middle-Senior High School, is cur-
rently being constructed for Pahokee's 2009
season.
It's expected to be ready for opening by
the Blue Devils' first home football game,
scheduled for Friday, Sep. 4 against Atlan-
tic.
"I truly love Pahokee and I believe so do
the rest of the people who live here," An-
derson said.


"We, as a community, have to come to-
gether for the future of Pahokee."
Notes: The cleanup will begin on Sat-
urday morning at 8 a.m. and last until 11
a.m.
Volunteers are asked to meet with An-
derson at the Loula V. York Library before 8
a.m. to receive specific instructions on par-
ticipating in the event.
Anderson revealed that anyone need-
ing to obtain community service hours can
earn them by participating this weekend.
At the conclusion of the event, lunch will
be served at the corner of South Lake Av-
enue and Bacom Point Road.
Two prizes will be awarded for those
who collect the most trash on Saturday.
This event is sponsored by the Solid
Waste Authority, the Palm Beach County
Board of County Commissioners, the Flor-
ida Department of Transportation, Waste
Management, Pratt & Whitney, Publix Su-
per Market Charities and The Palm Beach
Post.
The Great American Cleanup Day event
in Pahokee is hosted by the Muck Krackers
4-H Club of the Glades.
For more information, please call Ander-
son at 992-1210 or visit the Internet at www.
keepPBCbeautiful.org.
Staff Writer Najl Tobias can be reached at nto-
blas@newszap.com.


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FWC continues tracking panthers across Southwest Florida


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva-
tion Commission (FWC) stated Monday that
the program that tracks endangered Florida
panthers with GPS-equipped collars is intact,
despite cutbacks in state budgets.
"We are still tracking the panthers in
Southwest Florida," said Darrell Land of the
FWC's panther team. "And we're using the
GPS-equipped collars to give us information
about individual panther movements."
Land spent Monday morning flying all
over Southwest Florida and was able to track
12 panthers. Since Land joined the FWC's
panther team in 1985, monitoring from the
air has been a regular practice every Mon-
day, Wednesday and Friday.
"We can tell if an animal has moved,"
Land said. "And if they haven't, we can get
in there to determine if it's been injured or
giving birth to kittens."
The FWC uses two methods of tracking
panthers. The newer GPS equipment al-
lows tracking of the panther when biologists
can't get up in the plane at night or during


storms. The longevity of the GPS monitor is
limited, so panther trackers also use the old-
style VHF equipment. The older technology
is dependable for three or more years, but
its use requires a biologist to collect location
information from airplanes.
Travel restrictions on state agencies in
recent months have resulted in the FWC's
panther team cutting back on monitoring
panthers within Everglades National Park,
which requires overnight stays in hotels.
"We can monitor just fine within the area
of our home office in Naples without incur-
ring overnight travel costs," Land said. "We
felt this year it would be better to limit our
monitoring program to more local areas."
The range of the Florida panther has
been reduced to Southwest Florida, where
approximately 100 of the unique cats exist
today. The panthers' numbers declined to
approximately 30 cats by the early 1980s.
Work by FWC biologists has been success-
ful in bringing those numbers back up and
restoring the genetic health and vigor of the


panther population. Much of the funding
for panther research and monitoring comes
from fees collected when residents purchase
panther specialty license plates.
"Research by biologists includes field
studies on the panther to determine den-
ning habits and movement patterns," said
Kipp Frohlich, leader of the FWC's Imperiled


Species Management Section. "All of these
studies aid in the long-term survival and re-
covery of the Florida panther."'
For more information on the Florida pan-
ther, go to MyFWC.com/panther/index.htm.
To report dead or injured panthers call the
Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922.


Submitted photo
Wildlife Conservation Commission continues to track panthers even with tighter
budgets.


Fight
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It was revealed that the suspects were
seen using their fists and feet against each
other, with chairs and food trays thrown, as
reportedly shown in the video.
The sheriff's office also learned that the
fight, which involved both males and fe-
males, was out of control to the point that
additional patrol units were needed to halt
the melee.
Many mall shoppers who were .at the


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The GENTS Annual Easter
Egg Hunt
The GENTS along with F.A.C.E.S. of The
Tri-Cities, Inc. will be hosting an Easter Egg
Hunt at Lake Shore Park in Belle Glade on
Sunday, April 12 at 3 p.m.
The event features an Easter Egg Hunt,
games, food and drinks. This year's event
will feature a huge Easter Egg Hunt by age
category and plenty of games and activi-
ties such as Egg Toss, Races, Face Painting,
etc. The event is FREE and open to all ages.
Come out on Easter Sunday and enjoy this
Community event at the Park. For more
information contact any member of The
GENTS or F.A.C.E.S. of the Tri-Cities, Inc.

BBQ Benefit
There will be a benefit BBQ for Christo-
pher'Vbsb) on May 2 at the American Le-
gion ir-Belle Glade. Tickets per person will
be Ior C(ickeri or Rib dinners. There will also
be a dialing for two custom made knives,


mall that day, including a host.of children,
were nearly hit by the flying chairs, accord-
ing to the affidavit report.
The incident, which reportedly disrupted
the normal routine of the mall, placed depu-
ties and the public in danger, the arrest re-
port revealed.
The multitude of suspects involved re-
portedly refused orders by deputies to stop
fighting as they continued to challenge each
other, using a slew of verbal threats and vul-
gar language in the process.
Chisholm, a 17-year-old Glades Central
student, was the most notable suspect not
because of his star status; it was the fact that


a Benelli Nova 12-gauge shotgun, two-day
guided turkey hunt with lodging, a deep-sea
fishing trip, a predator hunt with overnight
accommodations, Women's Gift Basket and
Tans and many other items. Tickets for the
drawing and dinner may be purchased thru
Alan Cumpton, please call him at 561-261-
9927. There will also be a cake sale the day
of the event.

Health Department seeks
volunteers in Belle Glade
The Palm Beach County Health Depart-
ment needs committed adult volunteers
with a clean background and teens (14-17)
in Belle Glade. The needs are great and var-
ied. We assist daily needs, health fairs and
outreach, food pantry, customer service and
more. We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday
- Friday. Please call Brian at 561-992-1218 or
visit www.pbchd.com/vol/volunteer.html for
details.


he was the only juvenile subject charged
with a felony.
Chisholm, who recently starred as a run-
ning back on Team Palm Beach's seven-
on-seven championship at the University of
South Florida, has been charged with dis-
orderly conduct, affray and aggravated as-
sault.
It was revealed that Chisholm, also
known as 'Pooh Bear,' pulled a knife on a
security officer.
The other eight known suspects, includ-
ing Glades Central teammate Michael A.
Smith, 18, were charged with disorderly
conduct and affray, which are not classified


21 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Dolly
Hand Cultural Arts Center, which is located
on the Campus of Palm Beach Community
College in Belle Glade.
The Glades 2009 Community Awards
Recognition Celebration is designed to bring
the Western Communities of Palm Beach
County together as one as we pay tribute
to individuals who have made outstand-
ing contributions to our local organizations
and to the Glades Communities. Reserva-
tions, Nominee's Accomplishments, and
the Nomination Fee Assessments must be
received by Friday, April 10 at 5 p.m.

Free Smoking
Cessation Classes
Glades General Hospital is offering Free
Smoking Cessation Classes on Wednesdays,
10 a.m and 5:30 p.m. Free Nicotine Replace-
ment kit available. For more information call
Robert Champion at 561-996-6571, ext. 480.
You can quit! Make this a Healthier 2009!


Glades Community Awards Hospice Of Palm,


Recognition Celebration
The Glades Interagency Network is host-
ing its second Glades Community Awards
Recognition Celebration on Tuesday, April


Volunteers needed
Hospice of Palm Beach County is seeking
volunteers to help make a difference in the
lives of patients and families.


as felonies, according to the Fla. State Stat-
utes.
A first degree misdemeanor, the classifi-
cation of the charges placed on them, car-
ries a maximum prison sentence of one year
and a $1,000 fine, if convicted.
An aggravated assault charges carries a
maximum sentence of 15 years in prison
and a $10,000 fine, if convicted.
The aggravated assault charge, placed on
Chisholm, is classified as a second-degree
felony, according to the state's statutes.
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be reached at nto-
bias@newszap.com.


A variety of positions .are available
throughout the Palm Beach County area.
Hours are flexible, call 561-273-2204 or visit
www.hpbc.com.

Save money with Prosperity
Center
The Prosperity Center of Beacon Center
at the Pahokee Elementary School now has
the IDA program available.
If you qualify and are able to save a mini-
mum of $50 a month up to $2,000 with our
help and counseling we will give you an ad-
ditional $4,000 (that's two dollars for every
dollar saved) for a total of $6,000 that can be
used for the purchase of your own home.
Call 561-924-0426 for more information.

Free Counseling
At Narconon Arrowhead we are saving
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