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New Harvest Queen: Conner Boss


Three beautiful Glades girls were crowned at the Black Gold Jubilee Harvest Queen Contest.
The event was held Saturday, April 10th at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. Shown, left
to right, are Laura Matos, first runner up; Conner Boss, Harvest Queen; and Alyssa Sullivan,
second runner up. The event is sponsored each year by the Belle Glade Lions Club. For the
behind-the-scenes story, see page 9.


Ribbon cutting held for S.E. 3rd St.


By Brenda Bunting
Special to The Sun
Moving your front driveway
to make way for street improve-
ments might upset some folks,
but Freddilynn Lynch says it's all
good news to her.
"It sure beats driving on a
bumpy road," she said.
Lynch, who lives at 622 South-
east 3rd Street in Belle Glade, said
she's "very pleased" to know the
city is starting work on her street
beginning this June. Southeast
Third is a busy through road from
the main intersection of Martin
Luther King Blvd. to Avenue G,
near Gove Elementary School.


The work is thanks to a grant
the city received from the Florida
Department of Transportation for
$1 million. The work includes
new pavement, sidewalks and
curbs and gutter improvements.
The intersection sidewalks will
also be upgraded to ADA compli-
ant ramps and there will be new
drainage, and water and sewer
system improvements.
Lynch and other residents on
her street recently attended two
meetings with the city to deter-
mine what would be done in
their area and how it would affect
them. She discovered she needed
to make a driveway on the side of
her house and remove the gravel


on the front drive which was on
city property. She made those
changes recently. "It was worth
it," she said. "I lost several feet,
but it will be nice to see the im-
provements."
According to City Manager Lo-
max Harrelle, work is expected to
last about 313 days.
A ribbon cutting and shovel
ceremony was held Tuesday,
April 6, near the Belle Glade Elks
Lodge to kick off the event. H&J
Contracting, Inc. of Wellington
was awarded the street contract.
According to Mr. Harrelle,
this is just the first phase of sev-
See Cutting Page 19


Changing


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in Belle


Glade

A view of today by
three farmers

By Ashley Causey
Special to The Sun
Two men sit outside of Glades
Pioneer Terrace, a subsidized apart-
ment complex for the low-income
elderly in Belle Glade, watching
time slip slowly away.
Conversation is nonexistent be-
tween those two, only blank stares
ahead.
Watching a stranger approach,
their dream-like stares disappear
and a look of hopefulness, mixed
with a touch of despondency re-
emerges.
They tell their stories.
Herbert Dames, a resident of
Belle Glade for 50 years, describes
how he first became to Belle
Glade.
"Since I was a little boy, I have
been coming to Belle Glade be-
cause my parents were farmers.
Although I grew up throughout the
country by traveling with the Army,
I decided to stay for about 20 years
then I moved to New York for 15
years."
The Big Apple could not ap-
pease him like Belle Glade did be-
cause he found himself back here
the following year.
He explains his decision with
a wide grin, "I came back to Belle
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Belle Glade and surrounding
areas:
Thursday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 82. Breezy,
with a east wind between 9 I
and 16 mph, with gusts as -.
high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around
62. East wind between 9 and
13 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 81. East
wind between 7 and 11
mph.
Friday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around
61. East wind between 6 and
9 mph.
Saturday: A 20 percent
chance of showers. Mostly
cloudy, with a high near 82.
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percent chance of showers.
Mostly cloudy, w ith a low .........................
around 61.
Sunday: A 30 percent a
chance of showers. Mostly
cloudy, with a high near 83.
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8th Annual Lakeside Golf
Tournament
The Lakeside Communities' Service
Center of the American Red Cross-Greater
Palm Beach Area Chapter will host its 8th
Annual Lakeside Golf Tournament on Satur-
day, May 22, at 7:30 a.m. at the Sugarcane
Golf Club located at 2619 W Canal Street N.
in Belle Glade. The game will be played in
pre-arranged foursomes at $70 per player.
Committee members include Thomas Her-
nandez, Patrick Lucey, Tyrene Morgans, Rev.
Dr. Robert L. Rease and Lee Sutterfield. For
information, contact Thomas Hernandez
at 561-662-4469 or visit www.redcross-pbc.
org.

Lighthouse Cafe accepting
donations


The Lighthouse Cafe, an interdenomina-
tional, non-profit organization which feeds
the needy in the Glades is accepting dona-
tions for the less fortunate. Volunteers feed
those in need a hot, nourishing meal, Mon-
day through Friday. In addition to monetary
donations, the Lighthouse Cafe could use
items for the needy including toothpaste and
toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, soap,
bath towels and washclothes, disposable ra-
zors and wide tooth combs. To find out how
you can help those less fortunate please call
Martha Lynn Weeks at 561-996-7020 or 561-
996-1843 or the office at Community United
Methodist Church at 561-996-5568.

Be counted in the Census
The 2010 U.S. Census questionnaires will
be mailed to each household in March. It's
important that each family participate and


be counted. It determines the distribution of
$300 billion annually of government fund-
ing for critical community services for the
next 10 years. Participating in the Census
will also ensure that our community gets
their fair share of government funding and
determines how many congressional seats
we have in our state.
Here's some important facts:
Safe: The Census Bureau protects infor-
mation that identified respondents or their
households for 72 years.
Easy: The questionnaire contains only a
few simple questions and takes just a few
minutes to answer and return by mail.
Everyone counts: The census is a count of
everyone living in the United States, includ-
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General News


Pro Se Housing Clinics
The Belle Glade Office of Florida Rural
Legal Services, Inc. will be providing Pro Se
Housing Clinics to give tenants on the spot
advice about pending housing evictions,
3-day notices, and terminations of tenancy
notices. Information regarding individual
rights, advice on mediation and housing evic-
tion hearings will be given. The Clinics will
be held on April 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
at Bryant Auditorium located at the Glades
Office Building, 2976 State Road 15 in Belle
Glade. Please bring eviction documents with
you. For more information please call 561-
993-0003.

Non-profits offer staffing help
In order to handle more efficiently the
increased demand for services and the in-
creased workload it has placed on service
providers and their staff, the federal govern-
ment is allowing the Department of Children
and Families to place eligibility staff at com-
munity agencies that are willing to share the
costs. The government will pay 50 percent
of the cost for an employee with the "host
agency" paying the other 50 percent. This is


an excellent opportunity to obtain additional
staff process benefit applications, while serv-
ing those in need who come to your agency
for help. To be a past of this expansion op-
portunity or for more information contact
Stephen A. Faroni at 561-837-5843.

SNAP Program
If you are a single person earning a maxi-
mum of $1,127 gross salary per month, or a
4-person household earning a maximum of
$2,297 gross salary per month, you could be
eligible for SNAP. Applying to see if you are
eligible to receive additional funds to pur-
chase food has never been easier. For ques-
tions call 561-993-8660.

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Saturday's Black Gold Jubilee in Belle


Glade to culminate with fireworks


Courtesy photo/Brenda Bunting
Six-year-old Dean Congleton wasn't catching any fish when this picture was
taken at Saturday's Black Gold Jubilee Fishing Contest. Shown with Dean is
Lauryn Fliehs, 11; Olivia Sanford, 4; and Aidan Lakatos, 3. Over 150 children
came out for a fun day of fishing, eating and relaxing. The fishing tournament
was sponsored by the Belle Glade Rotary Club.


Lake communities invited to
attend the annual festival

By Brenda Bunting
Special to The Sun
Starting with a little pop and ending with
a lot of big bangs, the 32nd Annual Black
Gold Jubilee will be this Saturday, April 17 at
the Belle Glade Marina. The end-of-harvest
celebration will kick off with the sound of
the starting gun for the 5K Walk/Run on top
of the dike at 7:30 a.m. and end with many
big bangs of spectacular fireworks at dark.
"We're excited," said Cheryl Stein, Jubi-
lee chair. "The Jubilee is always so much
fun. We hope everyone comes out to the
marina and enjoys this great event. We also
want everyone to know that we've added
four new events this year."
New activities include an airboat show,
an antique car show, a "Dress Up Like Your
Favorite Vegetable" contest for the children
and a bake off contest for those with a sweet
tooth. Both the bake off, which is in addi-
tion to the corn cook-off, and the children's
costume contest involve money prizes for
lucky winners.
On a down note, word has circulated
quickly over the past two weeks that there
will be no parade this year. This is correct,
Mrs. Stein said. The committee struggled
with the decision not to have a parade but,
she said, it boiled down to lack of participa-
tion. The good news is that someone has of-
fered to chair the parade next year and work
to bring it back to its former glory by en-
couraging floats, bands and clubs to enter.
One thing that won't be missing this year
is the great variety of food at the Jubilee. Ven-
dor booth committee chair Melanie Grimes
says there is an impressive mixture of food,
including chicken, ribs, steak, Mexican food,


hamburgers and hot dogs, funnel cakes, ice
cream and other desserts, to name a few.
In addition to great food, there will again
be free rides and games for the children and
a photography tent showcasing pictures tak-
en around the lake. The Glades Art Group
will be displaying artwork of local artists


who study under Ann Tyler and the Torry Is-
land Game area will be for adults who want
to compete in board games or enter the
horseshoe contest. There will also be an ac-
tion-packed volleyball tournament to watch
and many arts and crafts booths where you
can purchase one-of-a-kind items.
Non-stop entertainment will be offered
under the local stage from 11:30 a.m. until
6 p.m. with local performers, including the
Celebration Singers, Donnie Martin, Gabby
Gold, Kendall Jackson, Kerry Beatty, the Ga-
tor Twirlers and many more. At 6 p.m. en-
tertainment moves to the Lakeside Amphi-
theater Stage. Ryan Walker will open with a
selection of songs, then new group this year,
Wild Blue, will take the stage at 6:30 p.m.
This trio is made up of Trey Grauer of vocals
and guitar, Randy Wood on bass, keyboards
and vocals and Bobby Mitchell on vocals
and drums. The band performs a solid mix
of rick, country and R&B. The have opened
for Vince Gill, Restless Heart, Sugarland,
Miranda Lambert and many others.
Finishing out the evening and singing
throughout the fireworks display are coun-
try music performers The Chase band. They
have been performing together for eight
years and many of the band members are
from the Clewiston area. They have won
the Kiss County Talent Search award, Flor-
ida County Music's Entertainer of the Year
award and Male Vocalist of the Year. This will
be their fourth year playing for the crowds at
the Jubilee.


Courtesy photo/Brenda Bunting
Nine-year-old Kadie Helvey concentrates on catching fish at Saturday's Black
Gold Jubilee Fishing Contest. The Black Gold Jubilee theme this year is "A Har-
vest Celebration." The event is jointly sponsored each year by the Belle Glade
Chamber of Commerce, the city of Belle Glade and the Black Gold Jubilee Com-
mittee.


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good time and give back to the community,
please consider attending the annual United
Way event "Giving Rocks" on April 17 from 4
p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Riverbend Motorcoach
Resort, 5800 W S.R. 80, LaBelle.
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The Dugong, an exhibit


On Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m., the
Clewiston Museum will unveil its latest ex-
hibit, the Dugong.
Mr. Mark Renz, who made the dugong
discovery, will give a short presentation in
the museum theater. Winners of the dug-


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Edward Eugene Musgrave, 75
CLEWISTON Edward Eugene Musgrave,
age 75, of Clewiston, passed away April 9, 2010,
in Clewiston, Fla.
He was born Jan. 15, 1935, in Clewiston, the
son of the late Trebly and Marion Elizabeth
(Bealer) Musgrave. Mr. Musgrave married Helen
McGowen. He was a Heavy Equipment Opera-
tor for many years. He was member of the
Community Presbyterian Church of Clewiston.
Survivors include his wife, Helen (McGowen)
Musgrave; two sons, Christopher Musgrave, and
Gregory Musgrave; one daughter, Nikki; and
eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by a brother, Tommy Musgrave.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 13,
2010, at Evangel Assembly Of God, 350 South
Berner Road, Clewiston, with Pastor Gary Corley
officiating. Interment was Tuesday, April 13,
2010, in Felda Cemetery, Felda. Visitation was
Monday in Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewis-
ton.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.

Imelda C. Velazquez, 59
CLEWISTON Imela C. Velazquez, age 59,
of Clewiston, passed away April 5, 2010, in Cape
Coral.
She was born May 23, 1950, in Mercedes, Tex-
as, the daughter of the late Manuel Rivera and
the late Viola (January) Cavazos. She was a Bus
Driver.
Memorial Mass will be 11 a.m., in Saint
Margaret's Catholic Church in Clewiston on
April 15, 2010.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.

Robert Valdez Narito, 75
CLEWISTON Robert Valdez Narito, age 75,
of Clewiston, passed away April 11, 2010, in Cle-
wiston.
He was born Feb. 10, 1935, in Binalonan, Pan-
gasinan, Philippines, the son of Alejandro and
the late Teofila (Valdez) Narito. Mr. Narito mar-
ried Epifania Andrada. He was a member of
Saint Margaret's Catholic Church. He was a La-
borer and property manager in the agriculture
industry for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Epifania (Andrada)
Narito; son, Gilbert Narito of Clewiston; daugh-
ters, Virginia Felix (Derrick), Evelyn Narito, all of
Hawaii; one grandchild and several brothers
and sisters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April
17, 2010, 10 a.m. in Saint Margaret's Catholic
Church with Father Marcial Garcia presiding.
Interment will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery,
Clewiston. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m.
and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Akin-Davis Funeral
Home Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
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Behind the scenes of the Harvest Queen Pageant


The preparations and the
anticipation of the Glades'
finest young ladies

By Mirasha Brown
Special to The Sun
When the words "beauty pageant" come
to mind, you might think of big hair, flam-
boyant dresses, and tons of hair spray. Beau-
ty pageants have evolved tremendously. The
first beauty pageants started off as "bathing
beauty contests," where women participat-
ed in swimsuit competitions in beach resort
cities.
The 47th Annual Harvest Queen Pageant
was a bit different.
In total, 12 young ladies signed up for the
2010 Harvest Queen pageant. Each deter-
mined to be their best and win.
But winning isn't easy.


A good amount of work goes into pre-
paring for a pageant: Learning how to best
answer questions, buying new shoes, mak-
ing sure that hair is styled to perfection, you
name it. A number of variables come into
play in the ambition that each of the girls
had, including how closely the girls work to-
gether, how well, whether they've mastered
their walk or have overcome their own res-
ervations about making the cut.
Even shopping for the perfect dress.
"I looked for something bright, elegant,
and that could catch people's attention,"
said Kasey Dulany, a junior at Glades Day
School.
With that item off the list, the girls fo-
cused on other pressing matters, namely the
interview.
The interview took place a day before the
pageant. Each contestant was interviewed
by three judges. The questions ranged
from "What activities are you involved in


at school?" to "What made you sign up for
the Harvest Queen Pageant?" It was a nerve-
wracking event.
The next day was the pageant.
Everything the girls had worked for had
arrived. They were to report to the Dolly
Hand Cultural Arts Center at 7 p.m. that Sat-
urday. Some were excited. Others were a bit
nervous.
While she waited for the opening num-
ber, Ashley Chancey said, "I'm not nervous
yet, but it will hit me when the pageant be-
gins."
It was time to start the show.
The girls, along with the 2009 Harvest
Queen Jaelynn Jordan, performed a dance
routine choreographed by Deena Lee
Stamm. They then introduced themselves
to the audience. After the dance, Master of
Ceremonies Dr. Robert Egley began the pro-
gram.
The jitters had not entirely worn off de-


spite the fact that the program was well
underway. While they walked to Dr. Egley,
who stood by ready to ask them a question,
they walked with grace, or stumbled to walk
across the stage in their evening gowns.
Then came the judges' deliberation.
The 2009 Harvest Queen Jaelynn Jordan
made her final walk across the stage.
"It was a great experience meeting peo-
ple from the Glades community. It was a lot
of fun getting to know people in Belle Glade
and I encourage girls to compete," she said.
It was then time for the five finalists to be
announced. The ladies were nervous and
hopeful and hoped they had made a great
impression on the panel.
Connor Boss, Kasey Dulany, Laura Ma-
tos, Satonia Montgomery and Alyssa Sulli-
van waited for the announcement.
The moment had arrived.
Dr. Egley read the results: Connor Boss
had been crowned the new queen.


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Glade because I knew this was the place for
me."
Even though Mr. Dames arrived to Belle
Glade to become a farmer, he was still a
friend of the city life.
"Yes, Belle Glade actually had a city life,"
Mr. Dames said assuredly. "When I first came
to Belle Glade, there was no Belle Glade;
Chosen was the place that was deemed the
'it' town.
"As time passed, Belle Glade became the
place where anyone and everyone hanged
out at. There were shopping centers, dance
halls, social bars, and movie theaters; it was
the place to be."
When asked what changed about Belle
Glade, his dark brown eyes, which had been
doing much of the talking for him, went si-
lent.
"Belle Glade is not the same anymore. As
a retired farmworker, I see the changes that
Belle Glade has undergone agriculturally."
Mr. Dames clarifies, "Belle Glade does
not produce the amount of beans, celery,
radishes like it did back in my day."
Nevertheless, Belle Glade is still Mr.


Dames's home.
"I would encourage others to move to
Belle Glade because it's nice living here," Mr.
Dames smiled.
He also gives advice for those concerned
about the crime in Belle Glade, "If you want
to do right, you will be treated right and if
you want to be treated right, you have to live
right."
Although Mr. Dames still sees the good-
ness and promise in Belle Glade, Darryl
McRae, yet another Belle Glade resident and
farmhand, sees just the opposite.
"I was born and raised in Belle Glade.
Growing up here, there was various oppor-
tunities for money to be made but right now,
there is nothing," the Glades resident of 46
years said.
There is frustration, and maybe even a
trace of hurt in his voice.
Mr. McRae's mind is filled with uncertain-
ty about how he is going to make it.
"I am a poor farmworker. All I think
about is what I am going to do to survive.
It's rough out here."
And how has he noted change in the
area?
"It is obvious that Belle Glade is going
down. It is not like the good old days any-
more. What used to be a place to find em-


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A proud daddy
Cameron carries his son, Fabain, after a basketball session in Belle Glade's
Pioneer Park.


ployment now can be described as a ghost
town," Mr. McRae said.
"It's a shame. What am I going to do
when I only work one to two months out of
the year? Robberies are rampant; people out
here are hurting one another because there
are no jobs. How am I going to feed my fam-
ily? That is a question that is asked everyday
by farmworkers in the Glades area."
After a pause, Mr. McRae continues, "I
am not trying to lower Belle Glade, but there


is nothing here and that is the way I see it."
Now and then, the frustration seems to
drain out of Mr. McRae.
These farmworkers acknowledged that
times were changing in Belle Glade but they
could not change with the times.
As Mr. McRae put it, "Times are changing
out here and it's time that we all see it. Our
young people are leaving Belle Glade and
not coming back here to raise their children.
What will we do ten years from now?"


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Glades sugar group raises $12,657 for Haiti


Belle Glade, Fla. Sugar Cane Growers
Cooperative of Florida, Belle Glade, donated
$12,657 to the Red Cross to support earth-
quake relief efforts on the ground in Haiti.
The huge lump-sum represents $5,535 in
contributions from Sugar Cane Growers Co-
operative of Florida employees, and an addi-
tional $7,122 matched by the Cooperative.
According to the American Red Cross,
the $12,657 sum donated by the Sugar Cane
Growers Cooperative of Florida is enough to
provide 17 water containers to store clean
drinking water; 34 first aid kits equipped
with enough ointment and bandages for a
Red Cross responder to treat 510-680 injured
earthquake survivors; 17 kitchen sets, each
giving families of 5 the ability to cook and
serve food; 17 sets of toiletry items, each
with enough supplies for families of 5 to use
for one month; materials to build temporary
shelter for as many as 85 people; 17 family-
sized disaster sets including cooking sets,
hygiene packs, blankets and water contain-
ers; and enough tents to sleep 85 people.
"We are thankful for the kindness of the
Cooperative and its employees in helping
the people of Haiti recover from the earth-
quake by donating to the Red Cross," said
Tyrene Morgans, Branch Manager of the or-
ganization's Lakeside Communities' Service
Center in Belle Glade. "The Cooperative has


Submitted photo
Barbara Miedema, Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, presents a
$12,657.00 check to Red Cross Lakeside Communities' Advisory Chair Lee Sut-
terfield and Red Cross advisory committee member Patrick Lucey. The money
raised by the Cooperative will be donated to provide emergency relief in Haiti.


directly helped us in fulfilling our mission to
help victims of disasters."
To learn how you can help the Red Cross
by volunteering, donating or participating in


upcoming lakeside events, contact the Lake-
side Communities' Service Center of the
American Red Cross at 561-992-9703 or visit
www.redcross-pbc.org.


School briefs


Pahokee Elementary School

Kindergarten round-up
Pahokee Elementary School will hold its
annual Kindergarten Round-Up on Wednes-
day, May 5 at 5 p.m. in the media center.
All parents of new students to Pahokee El-
ementary will need the child's physical and
shot record, proof of residency (a utility bill
with your name and street address or rental
agreement in your name) and child's birth
certificate. If you have any questions you are
encouraged to call 561-924-9701 and speak
with Mrs. Isis Butts, Data Processor for more
information.
Glades Central High School
Important dates:
Wednesday, May 12: Graduation will be


at 7 p.m. in the gym.
SAC meetings
The remaining SAC meeting dates for the
2010 school year are:
Wednesday, April 21.
Everglades Preparatory Academy
SAC meetings
The remaining SAC meeting dates for the
2010 school year are:
Tuesday, April 20.
Tuesday, May 18.
All meetings begin at 6 p.m. and are held
in the school cafeteria. Everglades Prepara-
tory Graduation is May 19.
For further information contact Larry
Ballew, Principal or Mary H. Rainey, Guid-
ance Counselor at 561-924-3002.


School news


After care and summer camp
enrollment
Pahokee Youth Enrichment Academy
(PYEA) is located at Pahokee Elementary
School at 560 East Main Place in Pahokee.
PYEA has space available for after school
care amd summer camp for all community


youth. Summer is just around the corner. Our
program is now accepting enrollment ap-
plications. Daily activities include academic
enrichment, arts and crafts, social skills, and
field trips. Specialty camps include basket-
ball, dance, cheerleading, softball, double
dutch, science, flag football, fishing, and so
much more. For more information, contact
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Arrest Report

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


Cornelius Davis, 29

Belle Glade
*Possession of marijuana with
intent to sell, manufacture or
deliver schedule I
Arrested April 10
Released April 11 on $3,000
bond


Jaywon Brooks, 18

Belle Glade
*Possession of marijuana with
intent to sell, manufacture or
deliver schedule I
Arrested April 10
Released April 11 on $3,000
bond

Michelle Williams, 40


Burglary of an unoccupied
dwelling unarmed
SLarceny grand third degree -
$100 to $300
SArrested April 8
No bond has been set for release


Derek Altman, 24


Belle Glade
S*VOP: driving while license is
suspended
Leave the scene of an accident
*Possession of cocaine
Arrested April 1
No bond set for release

Markavius Woodson, 18

*Belle Glade
*Homicide willful kill murder
while engaged in ceeretain felony
offense
*Attempted first degree murder
Arrested April 1
No bond set for release

Ana Martinez, 21

Belle Glade
*Possession with intent to sell,
etc, other schedule III or IV drugs
*Possession of marijuana
Arrested April 5
Released April 5 on $3,000 bond


Fabian Lee, 21
*Belle Glade
*Possession of cocaine with
intent to sell
*Destroying tamper with or
fabricate physical evidence
*Resist officer obstruct without
violence
Arrested April 6
Released April 7 on $3,000 bond


Gary Brooks, 39


*Belle Glade
*Battery on officer, firefighter,
EMT, etc
Arrested April 2
Released April 2 on $7,500 bond


Crime Stoppers


The Palm Beach County
Sheriff's Office is seeking
assistance from the public
in locating the following
wanted fugitive as of April 8,
2010.
Jamar Davis, 24, is a black
male with black hair and
brown eyes. He is 5 feet 7
inches and weighs approxi-
mately 180 pounds. Identify-
ing marks include a scar on
his right eye.
Records show two recent
address's for Davis; Lake
Circle in Belle Glade and 9th


St., in West Palm Beach. His
last known occupation is a
laborer.
Davis is wanted on felony
charges battery on a police
officer and giving a false
name upon being arrested
or detained.
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.crimestop-
perspbc.com.


Pioneer Park Beacon Center family and community events


Pioneer Park Beacon Center would like to
invite all Glades residents to participate in its
upcoming family and community events. All
workshops and community events are free
to those attending. If you have any questions
or would like to register, contact LaClaire
Bowdry at 561-703-5748.

Smart Family Series

Educational Opportunity Center
(EOC) Information Session
Pioneer Park Beacon Center is hosting in
conjunction with Palm Beach State College
Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) an in-
formation session for area Glades residents
on April 15 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m at the Pio-
neer Park Beacon Center in room number
130. The EOC is open to Palm Beach County
Adults 19 or older who meet federal low in-
come guidelines and whose parents did not
earn a bachelor's degree. EOC will help you
fit in! If you would like to learn more about
EOC contact LaClaire Bowdry at 561-703-
5748.
Academic advice
College preparation workshops
Career workshops
Information on higher education and
student financial aid
Hel with completing applications for
college admissions, testing and financial aid
GED test preparation
College visit

Pajama Party Family Literacy


Families with children ages 0-5 are invited
to a storytelling session on April 28 begin-
ning at 9 a.m. at the First Care Family Re-
source Center. Each child will receive a pair
of pajamas and an age appropriate book.
Reservations required.
If your daycare provider is interested in
hosting a Pajama Party call LaClaire Bowdry
at 561-703-5748.

"Butterflies Are Free" Family
Literacy
The Pioneer Park Beacon Center and
the Clarence Anthony Library in the city of
South Bay host a storytelling hour on April
28 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Clarence
Anthony Library in South Bay. Families with
children ages 1-5 will have an opportunity to
read together and make a craft. There will
also be an opportunity to explore resources
available at the library. Chips and juice will
be served.

Adult ESOL
Adults who wish to increase their skills
in speaking English are invited to attend the
ESOL class on Tuesdays and Thursday from
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Bea-
con Center in room number 131. A trained
facilitator provides structured lessons in
learning the language and developing more
life skills. Child watch is available for chil-
dren 3 years of age and up.


Healthy Family Series


Aerobics
A certified instructor will lead participants
through cardio exercises and give tips on
how to keep the pounds off in addition to
how to stay healthy both mentally and physi-
cally. This class will take place on Tuesdays
and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
at the Pioneer Park Beacon Center's cafete-
ria. Bring an exercise mat or towel for floor
work. Cost for this class is $1.


Money Smart Family Series

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Program (VITA)

Free tax preparation is available if you
earned $49,000 or less in 2009 on Tuesdays
and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the
Pioneer Park Beacon Center. Walkins only.
Don't pay for filing, loans or rapid re-
fund
Come to the Prosperity Center at Pioneer
Park Beacon Center and file your taxes at no
cost free!


Safe Family Series

Mini-Safety Workshop
The Pioneer Park Beacon Center in part-
nership with RCMA will provide parents with
a mini-safety workshop on April 13 at 5 p.m.
at the Redlands Christian Migrant Associa-


tion. The focus this month will be on pedes-
trian safety.


Share Food Program

SHARE Order Deadline
Families can save money by ordering
from the SHARE Food Program. Deadline is
April 12 at 12 p.m. You can place your or-
der at the Pioneer Park Beacon Center in
room number 130. Once a month families
can order from the food menu and receive
about $45 worth of food for $25-$30 dollars.
The menu includes meat packaged and sold
separate (beef, pork, chicken, fish), fresh
produce and frozen meal entries.

Community Event

Haitian Family Celebration/
Community Forum
Pioneer Park Beacon Center, First Baptist
Haitian Church in Belle Glade, Vice Mayor
Gwen Asia Holley, Dr. Phil Dunn at Palm
Beach Atlantic University and the Haitian
Student Foundation has partnered to sup-
port Haitian families residing in the Glades
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group discussion reflecting on the tragedy in
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the Glades. Come, Let us have a talk on April
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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO
REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME
The undersigned does hereby certify
that they will be conducting a Res-
taurant business at 75 N. Bridge St.,
Florida, under the fictitious name of
Little Caesars and that said firm is
composed of the following persons
whose names and places of resi-
dence are as follows:
Jama Food Services Inc.
9050 Shadow Glen Way
Ft. Myers, FL 33913
Ownership of Little Caesars is as
follows:
Jama Food Services Inc.
9050 Shadow Glen Way
Ft. Myers, FL 33913
It is my intentions to apply to the
Florida Department of State, Division
of Corporation to register the said
name of Little Caesars under the pro-
visions of Chapter 90-267, laws of
Florida, Acts of 1991.
Kathy Long
DATE: 4-9-10
1334 SE 3rd Street
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Ph: 239-850-9451
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 26-2009-CA-000668
WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARGARET MARY MAXWELL AKA
MARGARET M. MAXWELL AKA
MARGARET MAXWELL AKA MAR-
GIE MARY MAXWELL AKA
MARGARET MARY GIUNTA, ET AL
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that pursuant to the Summary Fi-
nal Judgment dated February 23,
2010, and entered in Case No.
26-2009-CA-000668 of the Circuit
Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit
in and for HENDRY County, Flori-
da, wherein WACHOVIA BANK,
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is Plain-
tiff and MARGARET MARY MAX-
WELL AKA MARGARET M.
MAXWELL AKA MARGARET MAX-
WELL AKA MARGIE MAY MAX-
WELL AKA MARGARET MARY
GIUNTA; JOEL B. MAXWELL AKA
JOEL BRILL MAXWELL AKA BRILL
MAXWELL; RIVERBEND MOTOR-
COACH RESORT CONDOMINIUM
ASSOCIATION, INC.; all unknown
parties claiming by, through, un-
der or against the named Defen-
dant(s), whether living or not, and
whether said unknown parties
claims as heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, assignees, lienors, creditors,
trustees, or in any other capacity,
claiming by, through under or
against the named Defendant(s)
are the Defendants), I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for
cash a the 2ND FLOOR IN THE
HALLWAY OF THE COURTHOUSE
of the HENDRY County Court-
house, in HENDRY County, Flori-
da, at 11:00 am., on the 28th day
of April, 2010, the following de
scribed property as set forth in
said Order or Final Judgment, to
wit:
UNIT 294, RIVERBEND MOTOR-
COACH RESORT, PHASE VII, a
condominium, according to the
Declaration of Condominium
thereof, as recorded in Official
Records Book 630, Page 244,
and Amendment(s) thereto re-
corded in Official Records Book
695, Page 1969, Official Records
Book 734, Page 557 and Official
Records Book 756, Page 637, as
amended, of the Public Records
of Hendry County, Florida.
Street Address: 3023 RIVER-
BOAT LANDING LOT 294, ALVA,
FLORIDA 33920
Any person claiming an Interest
in the surplus from the sale, if
any, other than the property own
er as of the date of the is pen
dens, must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court this 31st day of
March, 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /S/ D. HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.066.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act If you are a
person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to
parbcipate in this proceeding, you
are entitled, at no cost to you, to
provisions of certain assistance.
Please contact the Court Adminis-
trator at 25 East Hickpochee, La-
Belle, Fl 33935, Phone No.
941)335-2299 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice
or pleading; if you are hearing im-
aired, call 1-800-955-8771
TDD); if you are voice impaired,
call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Flori-
da Relay Services).
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 22-2010-CA-000010
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR
WELLS FARGO ASSET SE-
CURITIES CORPORATION, MORT-
GAGE PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-3
Plaintiff,
vs.
J. FRED BURSON, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: J. FRED BURSON
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 14480
State Road 80, LaBelle, FL 33935
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST, AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the follow-
ing property in GLADES County,
Florida:
TRACTS 19 AND 20 OF ORIGI-
NAL LOT 14; MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS: THE NORTH ONE-
HALF OF THE SOUTHEAST QUAR-
TER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP
42 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST,
GLADES 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 Flonrida
Default Law Group, PL., Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is 9119 Cor-
porate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
Florida 33634, and file the original
with this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or peti-
tion.
This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive
weeks in the Clewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court on this 6th day of Apnl,
2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonrida 33622-5018
F09113702
** See Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to parbci-
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-
35129 CN 04/15,22/10


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY CONSTRUCTION LICENSING BOARD
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Constructon Licensing Board
will hold a meeting Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 5:00 p.m., at the Hendry
County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpochee Avenue,
Labelle, Florida. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is ac-
cessible by the disabled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board,
agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at
such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the pro-
ceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be based.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000761
Deutsche Bank National Trust Com-
any, as Trustee for the Certificate-
olders of Soundview Home Loan
Trust 2005-OPT3, Asset-Backed Cer-
tificates, Series 2005-OPT3,
Plaintiff,
-VS.-
Rosana M. Ramrattan and Deolal
Ramrattan, Wife and Husband; Un-
known Parties in Possession #1; If
living, and all Unknown Parties claim-
ing by, through, under and against
the above named Defendant(s) who
are no own to be dead or alive,
whether said Unknown Parties may
claim an Interest as Spouse, Heirs,
Devisees, Grantees, or Other Clai-
mants
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated March 23, 2010,
entered in Civil Case No. 2009-
CA-000761 of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend-
ry County, Florida, wherein Deutsche
ank National Trust Company, as
Trustee for the Cerbficateholders of
Soundview Home Loan Trust 2005-
OPT3, Asset-Backed Certificates, Se-
ries 2005-OPT3, Plaintiff and Rosana
M. Ramrattan and Deolal Ramrattan,
Wife and Husband are defendantss,
I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash, IN FRONT OF THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HENDRY
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE
2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENRY COURTS BUILDING), LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on
Apnl 28, 2010 the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOTS 118 THROUGH 122, IN-
CLUSIVE OF NORTH LABELLE
HEIGHTS, A SUBDIVISION AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 16, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA,
LYING AND BEING IN HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN DENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CON-
TACT HENRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE
AVENUE, LABELLE, FL 33935 WITH-
IN 2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RE-
CEIPT OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE: IF
YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL:
1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955-8770
DATED at LABELLE, Florida, this
5th day of Apnril, 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Hendry County, Florida
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy,
Suite 112
Tampa, Flonrida 33618
09-144051
350859 CN 04/15,22/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-001058
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO
WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JUAN MARTINEZ, ET AL.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that pursuant to the Summary Fi-
nal Judgment dated June 8, 2009,
and subsequent Order dated April
5, 2010 and entered in Case No.
26-2008-CA-001058, of the Circuit
Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit
in and for HENDRY County, Flori-
da, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,
N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER
TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, is Plainbtiff and
JUAN MARTINEZ ET AL, are the
Defendants, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at
2ND FLOOR IN THE HALLWAY OF
THE COURTHOUSE, at 11:00
o'clock A.M. on the 28th day of
April, 2010, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in
said Order or Final Judgment, to
wit:
THE SOUTH ONE-HALF OF THE
SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER OF
THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUAR-
TER OF THE NORTHEAST ONE-
QUARTER OF SECTION 29,
TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE
32 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY,
FLROIDA, LESS ROAD DEDICA-
TION OF THE SOUTH 25 FEET
AND THE EAST 25 FEET THERE-
OF. ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT
32, UNIT 2, LADECA ACRES, AN
UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION.
Street Address:
3459 Hamlin Avenue
Clewiston, Florida 33440
Any person claiming an Interest
in the surplus from the sale, if
any, other than the property own-
er as of the date of the is pen-
dens, must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after the sale.
DATED at Hendry County, Flori-
da, on this the 7th day of April,
2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /S/ D. HAMMOND
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.066.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act If you are a
person with a disability who needs
any accommodaton in order to
participate in this proceeding, you
are entitled, at no cost to you, to
provisions of certain assistance.
Please contact the Court Adminis-
trator at 25 East Hickpochee, La-
Belle, Fl 33935, Phone No.
941)335-2299 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice
or pleading; if you are hearing im-
paired, call 1-800-955-8771
(TDD); if you are voice impaired,
call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Flori-
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Notice of Reauest for Proposals (RFP) Audit Services
Port LaBelle Community Development District is seeking proposals from
qualified certified public accountants/firms to provide auditing services for
the financial audits of the 2009-2010 fiscal year and the next two fisca
years thereafter Proposals must be presented in substantial compliance
with the specifications contained in the Request For Proposals for such ser-
vices which can be obtained from the District, Phone (863) 675-5770, Fa>
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33935)
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payment of a connection fee to the Seminole Tribe of Florida to continue
procuring potable water and infrastructure upgrades.
Written comments may be directed to:
Attn. Jeff Ussery, Utility Director
Lakeport Water Association, Inc.
1507 Red Barn Road
Moore Haven, FL 33471
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000748
BANK OFAMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOSE L. CARRERO, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated Mar 29, 2010 and
entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-000748 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the
Plaintiff and JOSE L. CARRERO; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 28th day of
April, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said final
Judgment:
THE EAST ONE-HALF (EY/2) OF
THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER
(SEA) OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-
QUARTER (SE) OF THE SOUTH-
EAST ONE-QUARTER (SE/4) OF
THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER
(NW4A) OF SECTION 35 TOWN-
HIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32
EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT
FOR AN ACCESS ROAD OF THE
SOUTH 40 FEET AND EAST 30
FEET THEREOF, A/K/A TRACT
4537, MONTURA RANCH ES-
TATES.
A/K/A 393 APPALOOSA AVENUE,
CLEWISTON, FL 33440
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on April 8, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F08059209
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 proceeding.
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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-000693
WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SAMUEL J. WALKER, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated Mar. 29, 2010 and
entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000693 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the
Plaintiff and SAMUEL J. WALKER;
LUAN B. WALKER; TENANT #1 N/K/A
MICHAEL DIOGOSTINE; TENANT #2
N/K/A HELEN THOMAS; are the De-
fendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at IN
FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENDRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 28th day of
April, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said final
Judgment:
THE WEST 95 FEET OF LOT 12,
(A/K/A LOT 12, LESS THE EAST
5 FEET) OF BLOCK 162, GENER-
AL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORD IN PLAT
BOOK 2, PAGE 71 THROUGH 78,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 503 E. PASADENA AVE-
NUE, CLEWISTON, FL 33440
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis FPndens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
ofthis Courton April 8, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09067011
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 proceeding.
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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS,
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT RISK,
HENDRY COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICE
BUILDING, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
BID No. 2010-15
OPENING DATE AND TIME: 2:00 p.m., May 4,2010
Hendry County is inviting licensed and qualified construction management
professionals to submit proposals for consideration to provide construction
management services for the Hendry County Government Office building.
Individuals and firms properly registered in the State of Florida are encour-
aged to submit their qualificatons for consideration. All submittals (See
Part IV, Submission Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be
reviewed by an Evaluaton Committee. In order to be considered, bids
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 Ave., LaBelle, Florida 33935, by May 4, 2010 at 2.00 PM EST, at
which bme all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of
one or more witnesses.
A copy of the RFQ Instructions, Specifications and Bid Documents can be
obtained from the office of the Hendry County Purchasing Department, lo-
cated at 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Ofice Box
2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address), or by calling (863) 675-5220 or
(863) 983-1585. Instructions and RFQ documents will be mailed upon re-
quest; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy or com-
pleteness of documents sent via email.

This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, 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 entrety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County
Janet Taylor, Chairwoman
Board of County Commissioners
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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-000095
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
SAMUEL J. WALKER, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated Mar. 29, 2010 and
entered in Case No. 26-2009-
CA-000095 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for HENDRY County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the
Plaintiff and SAMUEL J. WALKER;
LUAN B. WALKER; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at IN FRONT OF
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE
COURT, BEING THE SECOND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COUNTY
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING COR-
NER OF HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH
SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORIDA at
11:00AM, on the 28th day of April,
2010, the following described proper-
ty as set forth in said final Judgment:
LOTS 15 AND 16, IN BLOCK 16
OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLE-
WISTON, FLORIDA, AS REVISED
SEPTEMBER 7, 1937, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,
PAGES 71-78, INCLUSIVE, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HEND-
RY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 512 DEL MONTE AVENUE
E, CLEWISTON FL 33440
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on April 8, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F09005420
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 proceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2008-CA-000161
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
EVELIO DOPICO A/K/A EVELIO
F. DOPICO FERNANDEZ, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated February 4, 2010
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-000161 of the Circuit Court of the
TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and
for GLADES County, Florida wherein
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the
Plaintiff and EVELIO DOPICO A/K/A
DEVELOP F. DOPICO FERNANDEZ; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY
COURHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the
13th day of May, 2010, the following
described property as set forth in
said final Judgment:
THE NORTH 332.80 FEET OF
THE SOUTH 1664.00 FEET OF
THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE
WEST ONE-HALF OF THE
NORTHEAST ONE-QUARTER
OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 42
SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST,
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT 8
MUSE RANCHETTES, UNIT "B",
AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK
64, PAGE 550, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 560 NW PINE AVENUE
LABELLE, FL 33935
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-
er than the property owner as of the
date of the Lis Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on April 9, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
RO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F08051520-NMNC-SPECFHLMC
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act** In accordance
with the Americans with
Disabilities act, persons needing
a special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding
should contact the Deputy Court
Administrator whose office is lo-
cated at Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, 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 proceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL IN AND
FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
Case No. 08-CA-305
COUNTRYPLACE MORTGAGE, LTD.,
a foreign limited partnership,
Plaintiff
vs.
ORVILLE DARRIN SIMMONS and
MICHELLE SIMMONS,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursu-
ant to the final judgment of foreclo-
sure entered on March 16 2010 in
Case No. 08-CA-305, of the Circuit
Court of the Twentieth Judicial Cir-
cuit for Glades County, Florida, in
which Countryplace Mortgage, Ltd. is
plaintiff, and ORVILLE DARRIN SIM-
MONS and MICHELLE SIMMONS, are
defendants, I, Clerk of Court, will sell
at public sale the following described
real property:
Lots 29 and 30, less the North
50 feet thereof and Lots 55
and 56, all in Block 175 City of
Moore Haven a subdivision
according to the maps or plats
thereof, recorded in Plat Book
1, Page 5C, of the Public
Records of Glades County,
Florida.
Parcel No.
S11-42-32-003-0175-0290
Street Address:
580 Avenue S,
Moore Haven, FL 33471
The sale will be held on April 22,
2010, at 11 a.m., to the highest and
best bidder for cash, on the front
courthouse steps at the Glades
County Courthouse, 500 Avenue J,
Moorehaven, FL 33471 in accordance
with Section 45.031 of the Florida
Statutes.
Dated: 3/22/10.
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
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NOTICE OF REGULAR
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF
SUPERVISORS OF THE
CENTRAL COUNTY WATER
CONTROL DISTRICT
You are hereby notified that the
Regular Meeting of the Board of
Supervisors of the Central County
Water Control District will by held
on Wednesday April 28, 2010 at 7
pm at the Central County Confer-
ence Room located at 475 S. Cab-
bage Palm St. Montura Ranch
Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The
Purpose of this meeting is to
ransact any and all business
which may come before the
Board. If a person decides to ap-
peal the decision of the Board of
Supervisors with respect to any
matter considered at the public
meeting or hearing herein referred
he or she may need to insure that
a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is based.
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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Hendry County School District is receiving proposals for Gymnasium
Lighting Upgrades at five different school sites. Proposal shall be to remove
the existing Metal Halide high fixtures in each gym and to replace them with
the appropriate number of T5 Fluorescent High Bay Gym fixtures. All fix-
tures to be controlled via occupancy sensors. Contractor shall also replace
all existing Gym Exit signs with new LED Exit Signs with Battery Backup.
Contractor Qualifications:
Firm shall be a Certified Electrical Contractor in Florida. Copy of li-
cense to be submitted with response.
Firm shall be capable of performing electrical design in the State of
Florida or has the design services performed by a registered engineering
firm as a sub-contractor.
Firm shall be a participating contractor in FPL's Commercial/Industrial
Lighting Rebate Program.
All personnel working on site shall have passed a Jessica Lundsford
Act Level 2 screening.
Contractor shall provide design, energy and cost saving calculations, all ma-
terial and equipment necessary to remove and replace the existing fixtures.
Contractor shall dispose of all existing fixtures and provide certificates of
disposal for HID lamps removed. Work must be done after the normal
school day, on weekends, or during the summer break between June 14
and August 9, 2010.
Proposal Requirements:
Description and inventory of exisbng fixtures by area.
Annual energy savings, simple return of capital in years and simple
return on investment per site.
Estimated FPL Rebate per site
Total cost to District per site.
Documentation that they are an FPL approved contractor.
Documentation of State of Florida electrical contractor's license.
List of completed project references for similar work performed in
the Florida.
Proof of current insurance as required by the Hendry County School
District.
Contractor shall visit each site and provide the above referenced design and
calculations.
Approved Products: Precision-Paragon #HSG-2x4-4L-T5HO-UL1-MN-
PSH-ST-WA-CA-WG-FP-XLPF.
Sylvania FP54/841/HO/C/ECO
All bids are due on April 26, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. Contractors interested in
submitting proposals should contact Larry Worth, Director of Facilities, and
Operations at 863-674-4184 or cell 863-517-1204 to schedule site visits.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Crystal I 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
1049 2007 1-13-44-32-AOO-0205-0100 Pilar Home Developers Inc
The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quar-
ter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter in Section
13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida, subject to
an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as
Tract 3064 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 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
27TH day of MAY, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010.

Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 22-2010-CA-000060
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
LOIS R. LASHWAY, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: LOIS R. LASHWAY
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 428 County Road 721 Loop, Moore Haven, FL
33471
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-
DER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFEN-
DANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST, AS SPOUSE,
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 following
property in GLADES County, Florida:
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN STATE LOT 3 OF FRACTIONAL SEC-
TION 13, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SEC-
TION 13; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 20 SECONDS
EAST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 13, A DISTANCE OF
2167.51 FEET, TO THE 17 FEET CONTOUR LINE AS SURVEYED BY
W.T. WALLIS, JR. (ALSO KNOWN AS THE WALLIS MEANDER LINE);
THENCE NORTH 33 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST,
ALONG SAID 17 FOOT CONTOUR LINE, A DISTANCE OF 504.13
FEET, TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF THE PLAT OF PALM
RIDGE SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 33,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH
27 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 29 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID
SOUTHWESTERLY LINE EXTENDED ACROSS STATE ROAD NO. 721,
A DISTANCE OF 70.88 FEET, TO THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF
WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 721; THENCE SOUTH 33 DEGREES
25 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID NORTHWESTERLY
RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 273.67 FEET, TO A 5/8
INCHES IRON ROD WITH CAP STAMPED LS 5081 AND THE POIN1
OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 33 DEGREES 25 MIN-
UTES 58 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT-
OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 131.22 FEET TO A 90P NAIL;
THENCE NORTH 27 INCHES 51 FEET 29 INCHES WEST, PARALLEL
TO SAID SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF PALM RIDGE SUBDIVISION, A
DISTANCE OF 145.45 FEET, TO A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD; THENCE
NORTH 34 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE
OF 130.00 FEET, TO A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD; THENCE SOUTH 27 DE-
GREES 51 MINUTES 29 SECONDS EAST, PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH-
WESTERLY LINE OF PALM RIDGE SUBDIVISION, A DISTANCE OF
142.48 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO KNOWN AS
LOTS 5 AND 6 OF ROGER SWANSON UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION,
IN STATE LOT 3, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
AND
DESCRIPTION OF A PARCEL OF LAND IN STATE LOT 3 IN FRAC-
TIONAL SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 40 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST IN
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA; COMMENCING AT A STATE PIPE
MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 13, RUN
NORTH 89 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE
SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 13 A DISTANCE OF
2167.51 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE 17 FOOT CONTOUR
LINE AS RUN BY W.T. WALLIS, JR. IN 1926 AND BALANCE; THENCE
NORTH 33 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE
SAID 17 CONTOUR LINE A DISTANCE OF 504.13 FEET TO AN IN-
TERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY LINE OF
PALM RIDGE SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
33, INSTRUMENT NO. 44949 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 27 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 2S
SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 290.67 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE
SOUTH 34 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE
OF 271.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIP-
TION; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 34 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 4S
SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 130.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 27
DEGREES 51 MINUTES 29 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 152.67
FEET, THENCE NORTH 34 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 49 SECONDS
WEST A DISTANCE OF 130.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 27 DEGREES
51 MINUTES 29 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 152.67 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIPTION. ALSO KNOWN
AS LOTS 7 AND 8 OR ROGER SWANSON UNRECORDED SUBDIVI-
SION, IN STATE LOT 3, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of youl
written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Florind
Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 9119 Corpo
rate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with
this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately there
after; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand
ed in the Complaint or petition.
This nobce shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in
the Clewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 8th day of April, 2010.
Joe Flini
Clerk of the Couri
By: Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F10011941
** See Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing E
special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the
Deputy Court Administrator whose office is located at Lee County Justice
Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, tele
phone number (813)335-2299, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-877C
(v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this pro
ceding.
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16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 15, 2010




NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commnissioners will hold a public hearing on the following petitions Apil 27, 2010, 505 p.m., at the Emergency Operations Center, 425 W SR 80, LaBelle, Florida.
Copies of the files and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, 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 proceed-
ings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Petition Number: RZO9-0009
Applicant: Alico Land Development, Inc., represented by Richard L. Woodruff, DPA, AICP WilsonMiller, Inc.
Ordinance Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY FLORIDA, GRANTING A ZONING DISTRICT BOUNDARY ,
CHANGE FROM GENERAL AGRICULTURE (A-2) TO THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (PUD) ZONING DISTRICT TO ALLOW A SAND MINE AND
ACCESSORY USES ON 866.1 ACRES +/-; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT, SEVERABILITY; CODIFICATION AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND AN --- /
EFFECTIVE DATE.
Location: Keri Road, approximately 11 miles east of SR 29. ROAD SAM MINE
Property size: 866.1 acres +/-
Request: The applicant is requesting a rezone to PUD, to allow the creation of a sand mine and accessory uses.
Legal description of subject property: -i ""
A panel of land lying wlthkr Sectiom 1,2, 11 and 12 TowntsNp 45 South, Range 30 East. end Seaion 36. a ....
TowAnshlp 44 SoUth, Ra-ge 30 East. Hendry Courty Florida and being amoe pnculaEy descbed s ..
BEGIN a a .cnete moment lying t inte of the E line of the aforelmeNlb ed Section 1
and the Noftherly right-of-way of Road (100' right-of-way) acoiln to Flonda Departent of
Transyorta1on right-of-way Map Slon No. 0752-151 for foa State Road 832 dated Apil 2, 1053;
thence, along said Notheily Edght-of-wat aof Ke Road forl oowng three e our:
2. along the ae of a tange-t cdi-nar curve -o ae t Wlhe North having for its elmnts a raiu of
1,85.69. fee. a 1 nt.ml angi o- e"59', a chord d5stance of 2.07.74 feet. a chmrd bearng -
S-82 509'W. an SIP d4stanH o E 2,206. 7 feet HNR -- -------
3 N-63-0411W.. 1.899.83 feeI OF
tience. Iealng said NovtUerly right-of-way of Ked Road. N.4430'14E., 5.512.93 feet: Ih-ec
N.45-29'46W.. 875.200 feet thence N.4430-14E. 1.50000 ft thenE S-4R5-2S'4 1E-, 875l00 feet;
tence N.44-3014"E., 3.553.54 feet; thence S.85-1irSE.. 2,47988 ft then.C S. 0-5714"E. 2,568.80
feet to a re monewit Iu tthe intre n of thfe Est of th a aforementioned S-etI.on I and
the Northerly right-of-way of Ken Road (1003 .ight-of-wSa) and the PO EW OF BEGINNING.
Said parcel ntans 866.064 acres, more or eess
Peltim Number SE08-0009

Applicat James D. Hull, represented by AIM Enmering & Surveying, Inc


EARTH MINING ON 2 ACRES +/- IN THE GENERAL AGRICULTURE (A-2) ZONING DISTRICT.

xafim Along the east side of CR 833, approximately 6 miles south of CR 832.

property sie 1284 acres +/-; mine site is approximately 2 acres +/-

Requet The applicant is requesting a Special Exception to allow the operation of an earth mine operation and to sell the excess material.


A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 46 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:




OR LESS. "

BEARINGS ARE BASED UPON THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 46 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST HAVING A BEARING OF S8955'48'W


PeditmNumber: SE10-0002

Appica:t Mr. Raul Grinaldo S e A ti p C-r p-'.. I "

ReKdfulk'flle A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION' I-
TO ALLOW A DAYCARE USE 0.31 ACRES +/-IN THE CONVENIENCE COMMERCIAL(C-1) ZONING DISTRICT.-

LIcat 1222 S. SR 29, LaBelle, FL. -










l- "
Propertyai 0.31 acres+/-

Reques The applicant is requesting a Special Exception to allow a daycare use. d .- _ss


Legal daescripn c bjsect property

LOTS 10,11, 21, AND 22, BLOCK 4, LUCKEYS SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOK 1, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA. W-


P Iti l Numbr. SE10-0001 LO.CATION
Afpphceft LaBelle Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church, represented by Rock Enterprises, Inc.
Re :lTfIlDES A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING SPECIAL EXCEPTION TO S ,
ALLOW CHURCH SERVICES AND DAYCARE USES ON 3 ACRES +/- IN THE CONVENIENCE COMMERCIAL (C-1) ZONING DISTRICT
T a 3379 South SR 29, LaBelle, FL

roperty aim 3 acres +/-
Requa The applicant is requesting a Special Exception to allow church services and daycare uses.
Leggl de-aiaptKidoubject s rq- tyT
DESCRIPTION: (FROM OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 625, AT PAGE 44 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.) The N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the SW jT 11 -TMUS
1/4 of the NW 1/4, LESS the North 25 feet for road right-of-way in Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County Florida. Also known as Tracts 13 and 14, LABELLE
ACRES, unrecorded.
NOTE: THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR LANDS LYING WEST OF THE RIGHT OF WAY FOR STATE ROAD 29. INITIAL RESEARCH INDICATES SAID
LANDS LYING WEST OF THE RIGHT OF WAY FOR STATE ROAD 29 ARE OWNED BY 'BOB PAUL, INC."



Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County Board
of County Commissioners




April 15, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 17


NOTICE OF SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE
CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
Bids are requested for the following equipment, which has been declared
surplus by Central County Water Control District:
1995 Ford F450 Power Stroke Diesel w/service bed & lift.
Ferguson model#46 two drum asphalt roller.
Case 580 Backhoe combination.
This equipment will be sold where is, as is.
This equipment is in working condition.
Bids should be placed in a sealed envelope marked "Equipment Bid" and
mailed or delivered to the District office at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St.,
Clewiston, FL. 33440. Bids must be received by April 19, 2010 at 3pm.
Payment is due within five days of notice of bid award.
Additional information and arrangements to inspect the equipment
may be made in writing to the above address or
calling (863) 983-5797 Monday thru Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
349866 CN 4/1,8,15/10

**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
[, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
jive notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in GLADES County, State
3f Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or retain
:he following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: District 16
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representative: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 4 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Glades Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 3, 4 and 5
Moore Haven Mosquito Control District: Seat 2
348473 CGS & CB 04/01,15/10

**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
[, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
jive notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in GLADES County, State
)f Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or retain
:he following offices:
Jnited States Senator
Representative in Congress: District 16
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representative: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 4 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Glades Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 3, 4 and 5
Moore Haven Mosquito Control District: Seat 2
348450 CGS/CB 04/01,15/10

**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
[, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
jive notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in HENDRY County,
State of Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or
etain the following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: Districts 16 and 23
Florida Cabinet Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representative: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
East County Water Control District: Seats 2 and 4
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry County Hospital Authority: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 3 and 5
348451 CGS/CB 04/01,15/10



NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO ADOPT PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
TO THE HENDRY COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE
Nobce is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Hendry
countyy Board of County Commissioners on April 27, 2010, 5:05 p.m.,
-mergency Operations Center, 425 W SR 80, LaBelle, Florida.
Copies of the files and information regarding the petition are available for
publicc inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department,
165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through
:nday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
D any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, 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 in-
:ludes the tesbmony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Applicant: Hendry County Board of County Commissioners
Ordinance Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY
COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-53-6.16; TO
MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE REGULATIONS GOVERNING MINING;
PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, IN-
CLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EF-
FECTIVE DATE.
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County Board of County
Commissioners
351004 CB/CN 4/15/10


**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
I, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby
give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in HENDRY County,
State of Florida, on the SECOND day of NOVEMBER, 2010, A.D., to fill or
retain the following offices:
United States Senator
Representative in Congress: Districts 16 and 23
Florida Cabinet -Governor
Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor
Florida Cabinet Attorney General
Florida Cabinet -Chief Financial Officer
Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 20
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 20
State Representatve: District 77
Supreme Court: Retention of Four Justices
Second District Court of Appeal: Retention of Seven Judges
Circuit Judge, Twentieth Judicial Circuit: Groups 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16 and 22
East County Water Control District: Seats 2 and 4
Port LaBelle Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 and 5
School Board: Districts 1, 3 and 5
County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry County Hospital Authority: Districts 2 and 4
Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 1, 3 and 5
349493 CGS & CB 04/01,15/10

March 5, 2010
NOTICE
BBC meeting #2010-1
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Building Commissioners of the
Cty of Clewiston, Florida, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 21,
2010, at 1:30 p.m., at the city hall commission chambers, 115 West Ventura
Avenue, Clewiston, Florida.
The purpose of this hearing is to consider the disposition of the following
properties located in the City of Clewiston:
329 South Deane Duff Avenue
333 South Deane Duff Avenue
721 East Obispo Avenue
728 South Bond Street
705 South Commercio Street
421 East Ventura Avenue
415 East Haiti Avenue
712 East El Paso Avenue
This hearing will be conducted pursuant to Section 18-526, Clewiston
Code of Ordinances.
All persons interested may appear and be heard.
CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
Travis Reese, Building Official
351252 CN 4/15/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CRYSTAL I 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
425 2007 1-06-43-29-050-0000-0020 Marc T Helfrich
Lot 2, CALOOSA ESTATES UNIT 1, according to the plat thereof, recroded in
Plat Book 4, Page 77, 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of May, which is the
27TH day of May, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of April, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
351222 CGS 4/15,22,29;5/6/10




LAKEPORT WATER ASSOCIATION, INC.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
ENGINEERING SERVICES
GENERAL SCOPE: The Lakeport Water Associaton, Inc. requests qualifica-
tions from consulting engineering firms to provide continuing professional
services for its water supply, treatment, storage, and distribution systems.
The work will include, but not be limited to:
1. Assistance with contract negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida
fpr bulk purchase of treated water;
2. Development of alternatives for the Association to provides its own wa-
ter supply and treatment systems;
3. Performance of surveys necessary to locate various components of the
existing distribution system;
4. Assistance with distribution system testing to identify locations of exces-
sive water loss;
5. Preparation of plans and speclficatons for capitol improvement to the
water system;
6. Preparation of documents in support of applications to State and/or Fed-
eral agencies for funding of capital improvements;
7.Assistance with preparation of ublity rate studies.
SELECTION PROCESS: The consultant will be selected by the Lakeport
Water Association, Inc. Board of Directors under the guidelines of Chapter
287.055F.S., the Consultants' Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA). The se-
lection will be based upon the experience and ability of the firm to timely
accomplish the general scope of work. The Association is interested in re-
ceiving submittals from firms with past and current experience with local
projects. The Association will negotiate a contract with highest rated firm,
subject to contract terms which may be required by a third party funding
agency.
RFQs are due no later than 5:00 pm April 30, 2010 at the office of the Lake-
port Water Association, Inc., 1057 Red Barn Rd., Moore Haven, FL 33471.
Provide seven (7) copies of the submittal.
CONTACT: Jeff Ussery, Utility Director
1057 Red Barn Road
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Phone: (863) 946-1300
Fax: (863) 946-1300
E-Mail: lakeportwater @yahoo.com
350775 CB/CGS 4/14,21 ON


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton 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
2839 2007 4-10-43-29-020-2052-0070 Patricia Blackwell-Clomegah
Lot 7, Block 2052, PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, according to the plat thereof, re-
corded 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 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
27TH day of MAY, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
351230 CGS 4/15,22,29;5/6/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT VERONA A, 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
2905 2007 4-10-43-29-020-2083-0220 RON DARBO & SHIRLEY DARBO
Lot 22 in Block 2083 of PORT LABELLE UNIT 2, a subdivision according to
the plat thereof, recorded 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 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
27TH day of MAY, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
351231 CGS 4/15,22,29;5/6/10

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton 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
2006 2007 1-07-44-33-030-0017-0130 Henri Khawan Zeres
Lot 13 in Block 17 of WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plat
thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 thru 2 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
27TH day of MAY, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010.


351228 CGS 4/15,22,29;5/6/10


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


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:
Gene W Anderson, 3013 E Briarwood Cir, LaBelle, FL
Rodney D Cotton, Davidson Rd, Clewiston, FL
Marvin W Hines, 301 S Gloria St, Clewiston, FL
Walter Little, 360 Clay St, LaBelle, FL
Donna L Renfroe, 1214 Nobles Rd, LaBelle, FL
You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in quesbon. You are
required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Hendry County, Florida,
no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this published notice to re-
ceive the information regarding the basis for your potential ineligibility and
the procedure to resolve this matter. Failure to respond may result in a
determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor, and your name will be re-
moved from the statewide voter registration system. Call 863-983-5230 or
863-983-1592
El Aviso se da por Este Medio:
Este aviso es para used que su eligibilidad de votar esta en question. Ust-
ed tiene que comunicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones, del condado de
Hendry, Florida, antes de 30 dias despues de la fecha de este anuncio publi-
cado para recibir la information al respect de su inelegibilidad potential y
procedimiento de resolver este caso. Si no responded, puede dar lugar a
una determination dela ineligibilidad por el Supervisor, y su nombre sera
quitado del sistema estaal del register de votantes. telephone
863-983-5230 or 863-983-1592.


Lucretia A. Strickland
Supervisor of Elections
PO Box 174
LaBelle, FL 33975
HendryCounty, Florida
F.S. 98.075


351195 CGS 4/15/10


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE HENDRY COUNTY
SOLID WASTE AND MANDATORY COLLECTION UNIT
AND SOLID WASTE FRANCHISES
Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commis-
sioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, Apnril 27, 2010, at 5:05 p.m.,
at the Hendry County Emergency Operations Center, Conference Room
4425 W. SR 80, LaBelle, Flonrida, to the Hendry County Solid Waste and
Mandatory Collection Unit and Solid Waste Franchises entitled as follows:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY
CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 10, ARTICLE IV., GARBAGE COL-
LECTION AND DISPOSAL, SPECIFICALLY SECTIONS 1-10-61, ES-
TABLISHMENT, ETC., OF SERVICE IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS;
1-10-62, SERVICE FEES; 1-10-63, PURCHASE, RENTAL OR LEASE
OF EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES AND LAND; 1-10-64, CONTRACTS
WITH MUNICIPALITIES; 1-10-65, DISPOSAL OR INCINERATOR
UNITS USER CHARGES, 1-10-66, FRANCHISES; 1-10-67 EFFECT
OF ARTICLE ON PRE-EXISTING COLLECTORS; AND AMENDING
CHAPTER 1-10, ARTICLE V., SOLID WASTE AND MANDATORY COL-
LECTION UNIT SERVICE AREA, SPECIFICALLY SECTIONS 1-10-81,
CREATION, PURPOSE, DECLARATION OF BENEFIT; 1-10-82,
STATEMENT OF COUNTY INTENT; 1-10-83, DEFINITIONS; 1-10-86,
GENERAL POWERS; 1-10-87, DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE; 1-10-88,
SERVICE MANDATORY, PAYMENT FOR SERVICE, CONTAINERS;
1-10-89, ANNUAL GARBAGE AND WASTE COLLECTION SPECIAL
ASSESSMENT, 1-10-91, GARBAGE AND WASTE COLLECTION SER-
VICE CHARGE PRIOR TO INITIATION OF ANNUAL SPECIAL AS-
SESSMENT; 1-10-92, SCOPE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENT,
DELINQUENCY LIENS, 1-10-93 CORRECTION OF ERRORS AND
OMISSIONS, YETITIO TO BOARD; 1-10-96, RESPONSIBILITIES
OF CONTRACTOR AND CUSTOMER FOR GARBAGE AND WASTE COL-
LECTION; 1-10-99, PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY,
PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND
SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the pro-
posed ordinance.
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 verbatm record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based.
A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays
between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Office of the County
Attorney, 165 South Lee Street, LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton 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
1559 2007 1-25-44-32-AOO-0176-0100 Bienvenldo Burgos C.
The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Sectior
25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject tr
an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 3C
feet thereof Also known as Lot No. 562 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 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 FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
27TH day of MAY, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Barbara S. Butlel
Clerk of Circuit Couri
Hendry County, Floricd
351226 CGS 4/15,22,29/10


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton 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
1809 2007 1-35-44-32-AOO-0106-0000 Jose F Cartas
The North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-
quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Sec
bon 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement for an access road of the West 80 feet thereof Alsc
known as Lot No. 4415 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 de
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:0(1
A.M., on the FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the
27TH day of MAY, 2010.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010.
Barbara S. Butlel
Clerk of Circuit Couri
Hendry County, Floricd
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Religious columns


A butterfly named Thomas
By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
The good news is that Christ is alive. The
bad news is how little impact that event is
having in the world today. Let us change
that!
For years, I have I raised butterflies from
caterpillars for kids to release on Easter Sun-
day morning.
This year, every caterpillar but one went
into chrysalis and came out a butterfly.
Sometimes caterpillars die for no ap-
parent reason and don't reach the promise
of their created destiny. So do we and our
loved ones.
Ever the optimist, I left the one alone. The
other caterpillars grew, spun their cocoons,
and eventually emerged as butterflies to cel-
ebrate the day of resurrection.
The one showed only a little sign of grow-
ing. I decided to name him Thomas in honor
of the Apostle Thomas, Patron Saint of Dif-
ferent Timing.
Thomas the butterfly had the same birth-
ing conditions as his brothers and sisters. He
had the same food and same growing envi-
ronment.
Yet his timing was off.
Others grew and matured into the butter-
flies they were meant to be. Thomas' tim-
ing was different from the norm. The others
experienced the joy of the resurrection on
Easter.
Thomas finally went into chrysalis and
will probably be experiencing his resurrec-
tion about the time this article goes into
print.
This gives me hope in my life. Like Thom-
as the butterfly, my timing doesn't always
correspond with everybody else's. But also
like Thomas the butterfly, the promise of the
resurrection experience is still there for me
even in the midst of this!
Different timing resulted in the Apostle
Thomas missing a resurrection appear-
ance by Jesus, and his being forever labeled
"Doubting Thomas," a name synonymous
with skepticism.
I think Thomas got a bad rap. All of us
doubt at one time or another. Some of us
doubt every week.
There are very few people whose lives
are not improved when they move from a
life of doubt to a life of faith.


It has been pointed out that an event, no
matter how earth-shaking, doesn't have the
power to change people's lives.
In order for an event to affect a person,
it must become an experience. Jesus' resur-
rection from the dead was an event, but it
wasn't real to the disciples until they person-
ally experienced the resurrected Christ in
their lives.
Thomas knew of the event of Jesus' res-
urrection, but it wasn't until he experienced
the risen Christ that his life changed. In a like
manner, some of us know of the event of
Christ's resurrection, but we lack a recent
life-changing experience or encounter with
Jesus.
The story of Easter morning will always
be at the heart of the Christian faith because
it proclaims that God has conquered death
through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Note, however, that the mission of the
apostles begins not with knowledge of an
empty tomb, but with a personal encounter
with the risen Christ. The same is true for
us.

After Easter: What's
important is about living
By The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D. +
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
A member of a Church I served told me
one day "I want a faith to die by." I recalled
the words of another man who had devoted
himself to ministry and teaching the faith he
loved.
He told his students "I want a faith to live
by, dying will take care of itself." I thought
about his words and the words of the Lord,
when a follower sought to be a disciple but
wanted to bury his father first (Matthew
8:21ff).
The message was simple; "Let the dead
bury the dead!" It's not about dying, it's
about living. One of the tragedies I saw was
during an internship.
A patient in a state hospital spent the ma-
jority of her adult life there. Her illness was
no fault of her own; she just wasn't able to
function with others.
The family had ignored her; there were
no records of visits or signs of contacts. She
was left to make the best of it in a strained
and strange world. One day, she died. Sud-


denly family came "out of the woodwork"
and no expense was too great.
A bronze casket, a very expensive dress,
limousines, and whatever else could be
added.
I would have preferred them to have sent
the limousines once and awhile to have
given her a ride around town, and a few
newer less, expensive dresses to have some-
thing special now and again amidst the drab
clothing that the hospital provided.
Maybe she could have had someone
bring in food for a birthday party or for holi-
day celebrations; the bronze casket could
have provided many parties when she could
have celebrated with her new-found friends
in a difficult environment.
My teacher was right: it's about living
and what we do here, dying will take care
of itself. Easter is about living, Good Friday
is about dying, but it's not the end of the
story.
The real story is about overcoming
death; even death will not be the end. It will
be about life, like the Energizer Bunny, that
keeps going and going and going. It is curi-
ous in a way that many of the great people
mentioned in the Bible finish their lives in
anonymity.
We don't know what happened to them;
the apostles or Paul or so many of the Lord's
followers. They are only known through leg-
ends and apocryphal tales about the ends of
their lives after their ministries or their en-
counters to do what they were called to do.
In many ways, it's almost anticlimactic
but that's the way it is. The message I take
from it all is that it is important to do what
we're called to do while we're here; and the
rest will take care of itself.
I figure that I'm here because my work is
not yet finished; and that's why you are here
too. We've got something to do in God's
scheme of things; and the rest will take care
of itself.
Amen!

Real Christian Commitment!
By Jackie Miller, Evangellist
First Christian Church
(The following was tacked on the wall of
a young African Preacher in Zimbabwe)
"I'm part of the fellowship of the un-
ashamed. I have Holy Spirit power.
The dye has been cast. I have stepped


Church briefs


Clewiston
A Yard of Yard Sales
The New Millenium Youth Ministry of Mt.
Calvary Missionary Baptist Church presents
A Yard of Yard Sales on Saturday, April 17
from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 700 Georgia Av-
enue in Clewiston.
Desserts will also be sold. To purchase
a table or for more information contact Pa-
mela Jackson at 863-257-3261 or Tamara
Thomas at 561-289-5478.

New church in town
Real Life Church Clewiston is a brand
new church in Clewiston and has begun


having services on Sundays at 10 a.m. and
Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The services are being held at the Clewis-
ton Christian School, nursery and Childrens
Church is provided.
Be sure to bring your bible because Real
Life Church offers real answers for real peo-
ple found in the word of God.
For more information please call 863-
288-8110.

Moore Haven
Church of God Prophecy
Is accepting all donations from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. We will take in what you can afford to
donate to us to help the church.


For more information, call 863-612-0640
or 863-230-0519.

Thrift shop open at Church of God
The Church of God of Prophecy, in Moore
Haven, will have a thrift shop open on Sat-
urdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all things are
given for a donation, this is to help for ex-
penses of the church.
We feel in helping the church it is help-
ing you also, with your needs. All things are
nice and clean, these things are supplied by
Cowboy Church Hand and Hand Ministries
of Palmdale, if you would like to help us call
863-612-0640, if no answer leave message,
God bless you.


over the line. The decision has been made.
I'm a disciple of His.
I won't look back, let up, slow down,
back away or be still! My past is redeemed,
my present makes sense, my future is se-
cure.
I'm finished and done with low living,
sight walking, small planning, smooth knees,
colorless dreams, tamed visions, worldly
talking, cheap giving and dwarfed goals.
I no longer need pre-eminence, prosper-
ity, position, promotions, plaudits or popu-
larity. I don't have to be right, first, tops, rec-
ognized, praised, regarded or rewarded.
I now live by faith, lean on His presence,
walk by patience, am uplifted by prayer and
labor by power.
My face is set, my gait is fast, my goal is
Heaven, my road is narrow, my way rough,
my companions few, my Guide reliable, my
mission clear.
I cannot be bought, compromised, de-
toured, lured away, turned back, deluded or
delayed.
I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice,
hesitate in the presence of the adversary,
negotiate at the table of the enemy, ponder
at the pool of popularity, or meander in the
maze of mediocrity.
I won't give up, shut up, let up, until I
have stayed up, stored up, prayed up, paid
up, preached up for the cause of Christ.
I am a Disciple of Jesus. I must go un-
til He comes, give until I drop, preach until
all know, and work until He stops me -- and
when He comes for his own, He will have
no problem recognizing me my banner
will be clear!




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eral road improvements in the city. Without
disclosing all the other streets that will be
paved, the manager did say additional grant


money of about $17 million is being sought
for reconstruction of Southeast Avenue K
(from Main Street to Fourth Street), North-
west Second Street (from Northwest Av-
enue H to MLK), Northwest Avenue H (from
Northeast First Street to Northwest Seventh
Street) and complete resurfacing of other
streets in critical need.


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ing Now at 877-819-2357.

Health Department seeks food
for families
The Palm Beach County Health Depart-
ment, CL Brumback Health Center, is initiat-
ing a community wide food drive and needs
donations. Many in the area go hungry every
day and as a result, miss many of the natural
nutrients necessary to stay healthy. "We can
use foods with whole grains, and others that


have little or no salt, fat or sugar," said Brum-
back Health Center Primary Care Nutrition-
ist Donna Ward. "Everyone is invited to help
and we are even offering teens the opportu-
nity to accumulate volunteer hours through
this very important project," said Center
Volunteer Coordinator Brian Stanton. Food
donations will be accepted at the Brumback
Health Center, 38754 SR 80 Monday through
Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further infor-
mation call 561-992-1218.

Submitted photo

Mr. Black Gold
Dean Congleton, son of Mitchell Con-
gleton and Melanie Walker, won the
Little Mr. Black Gold Contest Friday,
March 26, 2010. Dean is six years old
and is a first grade student at Gove
Elementary School. Dean enjoys
playing outside with his friends and
riding the airboat with his dad. Dean
is very excited to be this year's Little
Mr. Black Gold and can not wait to at-
tend the festival this Saturday!


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*6650 Surrency Rd 5ac Mini Ranch $379.9K
*3/2 House 628 E. Ventura $84,000
*Short Sale 503 Pasadena $110K
*Executive Home Clewiston $300K
*504 Date St. 2/1 $61,000K
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*Bass n Sun,on canal 2nd Floor $99.9K
*Bass n Sun #125 Pool 1st floor $99K
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*Moore Haven 3/1 MH w/ 3 Lots
-Yacht Club canal lot 2 River $25K
*811 Renn Dr MHYC $99K
*808 Renn Drive MHYC $61,875
*Thatcher Blvd 3/2/1 car $123,900
MONTURA/PIONEER/LEDECA
*2.5 ac. Pioneer $19K
-Floghole MH '02 w/ shed & pond $99K
* 1.25 acres Montura $6,350
-Bank Owned 154 Avenida Del Centro
COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL LOTS
-Vacant lots in Clewiston, $17K, $15K, 24K
*Clewiston Animal Clinic Lease/Own
*323 Trinidad Buildable Lot $30,000
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*2 Brand New 3/2.5 Lennar ibwn Homes, $179K
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Country Living Off CR 720. 2BD/2BA 1.25 Acres.
2/1 MH on Graton Rd. 1.37 Acres REDUCED to $59K
3/2 New CBS Home in Orchard Park. Asking $129K
-2/1 Duplex on Alverdez Ave. $150K
-2/2 Home on Deane Duff. $75K
-2/1 Home on Obispo Ave. $110K
-3/2 Mobile Home on Bowden Rd. $75K
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*2/1 Home with 1/1 Efficiency $140K
*2 3/2-1/2 Lake Shore Villa Ibwsnhomes. $90K
4/2 CBS on Del Monte. Newly Remodeled. $195K
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MOORE HAVEN / LAKEPORT
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*Riverfront 2/2 with Efficiency. REDUCED TO $90k
*Riverfront lot w/ Improvements, $100K
*3/2 MH. Yacht Club Way w/Garage Asking $140K
*Lake Access 2/2 w/ Boat House. $219K
*Lake Access, 2/2 on Clark Lane. $119K
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*Highlands Co. 10, 28, & 80 AC. Parcels, Owner Finance
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*Vacant Lot on Maryland Ave. $9K
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