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Vol. 86 No. 39


Thursday, April 22, 2010


50 Plus tax


Belle Glade Clerk fatally shot was a 'hard-worker'
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Video stills/PBSO
Video of a Belle Glade robbery shows the victim not putting up a fight, a witness running away, and then the gunman fleeing after shooting and killing the victim,
Ali Bailout. Customers remembered the man as a 'good person.'
Customers remember Ali A middle-aged man with strong, green eyes, whisper. or their character -- and all of these im-
he waits on a steady stream of customers "Yeah, yeah. Yeah, man," nods Mr. Agu- maculately described. The little information
Ballot stopping to get gas. do. available about the victim comes from Mr.
Jimmy walks up to him at the register. "Such a nice guy," Jimmy says. Agudo.
By Jose Jesus Zaragoza "May I ask a question? Did you have a Mr. Ballout was 58. He was divorced from
The Sun tragedy here?" The regular customer says his wife, who lives in Texas now, along with
Nearly 17 hours after a man was shot and this so softly that he finds he must repeat A lonely occupation his 12-year-old daughter.oached Mr.
killed there, Felix Agudo mans the Quik Ser- himself; this time more forcefully. "Did you nelyIn December, Ali approached Mr. Agudo
vice Store on Martin Luther King Boulevard. have a tragedy here?" he says, halting the In stories of men killed senselessly, there
level of his voice midway, bringing it to a are nearly always mentions of their virtue, See Clerk Page 19


Senate Bill 6 Lake Level


voted down

Teachers share their view
on failed bill
By Ashley Causey
Special to The Sun
Controversial is the best word to describe
the recent senate bill 6 or more commonly
known as, the merit bill.
Late March throughout the beginning of
April, discussions were heated about the
merit bill.
Republican Governor Charlie Crist must
have felt the heat from teachers and students
across Florida about the mistake and danger
they claimed the bill would pose on Florida's
See Bill Page 20


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Index
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Public Forum ................................ 2
O bits ........................................ 6
Schools ........................................ 9
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Welcome to the Jubilee
Shown are the welcome committee from the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce
along with Channel 12 Weatherman Chris Ferrell. From left are: David Meeks,
Liz Cayson, Mary Orsenigo, Chris Ferrell, Letha Rice, Sara Phillips and Brenda
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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


April 22, 2010


Local Weather

Weather Forecast for Western Palm
Beach County from the National Weath-
er Service.

Belle Glade and surrounding
areas:
Thursday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 85. Light and L I
variable wind.
Thursday Night: Mostly
clear, with a low around 63.
Southeast wind between 3
and 5 mph.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 86. Southeast
wind between 3 and 8 mph. ........................
Friday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around 64.
East southeast wind between
5 and 7 m ph. .........................
Saturday: Mostly sunny,
with a high near 88. Southeast L.
wind between 6 and 9 mph.


Saturday Night: Partly
cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday: A 20 percent
chance of showers. Partly
cloudy, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night: A 20 per
cent chance of showers. Part-
ly cloudy, with a low around
69.
Monday: Scattered show-
ers and thunderstorms. Partly


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cloudy, with a high near 88.
Chance of precipitation is
30%.
M onday Night: A slight .........................
chance of showers. Partly
cloudy, with a low around
70. Chance of precipitation is
20%.
Tuesday: A slight chance
of showers. Partly cloudy,
with a high near 85.


Clubs and organizations


Lighthouse Caf6 Praise
Concert
Lighthouse Cafe will be hosting a Praisee
Concert nn Friday, April 23 beginning at 7
p.m. at the Community United Methodist
Church, 401 SW First Street, Belle Glade a
trumpet and flute concert will be held. The
concert will be performed by Rev. David
Reeves of the First United Methodist Church
of Pahokee. It will consist of your favorite
hymns such as Amazing Grace, Crown Him,
At the Cross, and many others. Admission
to the Gospel sing is free so no one will be
left out.The Lighthouse Caf6 provides a free
hot meal at 11:30 a.m. everyday Monday
through Friday to anyone in need. It is an
interdenominational organization which is
located at 400 S.W Avenue B in Belle Glade.
Without it many would go hungry in our


community. There will be a love offering
taken.

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.


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.


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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Be the wall between teens and alcohol


The Drug Free Hendry Coalition (DFHC)
is launching a multi-media campaign in-
tended to encourage and support parents,
retailers, and community members in their
efforts to keep teens from drinking.
Over the next year, the Drug Free Hendry
Coalition in partnership with the Hendry
County Sheriff's Office, Clewiston Police
Department, Hendry County Schools, De-
partment of Juvenile Justice, Hendry County
Health Department, Hendry Glades Behav-
ioral Health, and the Department of Children
and Families will ask the community to Be
the Wall between teens and alcohol.
The simply stated campaign is designed
on the premise that while alcohol may be
the primary substance of choice for teens
across the state and country, underage drink-
ing should be the single most preventable at
risk behavior among our teenagers.
Jeni Dyess, the Program Coordinator of
the Drug Free Hendry Coalition states, "Un-
derage drinking comes down to access and
acceptance if we keep alcohol out of the
hands of our teens, they cannot use it. If we
let them know we expect them to make
good decisions, they are more likely to live
up to those expectations.
"We are asking all community members
to help us limit access to alcohol for teens by
locking up your in-home supply and report-
ing places where alcohol is being served to


teens. We are asking Hendry County parents
to talk to your teens about underage drink-
ing and its consequences, and to tell them
you expect them not to drink until they are
21 years old."
In Hendry County the 2009 Student So-
cial Norms Survey reports that most teens
are not drinking.
However, of the 31% who report drinking
on a 30 day basis, over half (17%) are self-
reported binge drinkers. Current research in-
dicates the teen brain is still developing until
the mid-20s.
The introduction of alcohol, particularly
in large quantities, may impair brain devel-
opment.
The developing teen brain also makes
teens more impulsive and less likely to con-
sider consequences of their behavior for
this reason; the campaign encourages all
adults to be firm, clear, and consistent when
talking with teens about alcohol.
The multi-media campaign is part of a
partnership between Hendry County and
the Department of Children and Families
and Florida Office of Drug Control.
Its components include an interactive
web site where parents can text their teen,
humorous posters about natural commu-
nication gaps between teens and parents,
community displays, guerilla marketing
strategies, and more.


Local agencies and businesses wishing
to participate in the campaign by displaying
images should contact Project Coordinator,
Jeni Dyess (863) 674-4041.
Questions about the Hendry County cam-
paign may also be directed to Jeni Dyess via
phone or e-mail Jennifer_Dyess@doh.state.
fl.us. Questions about the statewide cam-
paign should be directed to Amity Chandler
941-815-7743.
What is the Drug Free Hendry Coalition?
The Drug Free Hendry Coalition is com-
munity members coming together to ad-
dress alcohol and other substance abuse in
Hendry County among young adults, mid-
dle, and high school students.
We will work to assess our resources
and gaps, create more systematic, environ-
mental strategies, and promote the use of
evidence-based prevention programs within
our community.
Drug Free Hendry encourages commu-
nity advocacy involving youth, law enforce-
ment, parents, and businesses in coalition
activities, and promoting public awareness
of substance abuse in Hendry County.
Our Mission: We are dedicated to em-
powering youth, and over time adults, to
reject harmful substances by increasing
education, motivation, collaboration, and
awareness to create a safe and healthy com-
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A question for gardeners: How does your garden grow?


Your local Extension office offers this col-
umn for local gardeners, and we depend on
folks sending us questions. This week we
received many questions and here are the
answers to a couple of the more interesting
calls or visits that have come in to our of-
fice.
Purple Pastures
What's with all the pretty flowers now
popping up in our pastures and roadsides?
I see several small pretty pink to blue wild-
flowers, and another that is shooting up
from a big plant with lots of spikes?
Thanks for your question. One plant
I've noticed in local pastures is toadflax (Li-
naria canadensis). About a foot tall when in
bloom, a flat clump of leaves would hardly
ever be noticed, but in the cool times of late
winter or early spring, it shoots up a foot tall
spike that is topped by a dozen or so pink


to lavender flowers. A careful look at the
individual flowers shows a shape that looks
like a snapdragon. Look in roadside ditches
or pastures that have not been mowed. An-
other very similar wildflower is a Bay Lobe-
lia (Lobelia feayana), which shoots to three
feet tall flower stalk. A close look at the Bay
Lobelia shows that the lower flower petals
are slightly pointed. Both can add a pink to
purple haze to our spring pastures.
Those tall spiny-leaved clumps are this-
tles (Cirsium spp.). Some have pink or pur-
ple flowers, while others are yellow in color.
They all rapidly turn into fluffy seed heads.
These blow the seeds into what sometimes
looks like a snowstorm. When they land,
they will grow into persistent weeds that are
not eaten by livestock, form prickly leaves
that hurt bare feet or bare hands that try to
pull them from lawns, and can be seen in sod
that has been moved from pasture to lawn.
(There also is a yellow-flowered form called


Sowthistle (Sonchus spp.) that is more com-
mon in landscapes and gardens.)
Slimy Mulch
Our school recently added a nice mulched
area around our playground. It seems that
the students are not the only critters that like
it; every morning it looks like some kind of
animal visited the place overnight and left
some disgusting piles of what looks like spit
up food. Any idea of how to get these crea-
tures out of here? ~ Bart
Thank for your for your question! Actu-
ally there are no critters that are leaving their
calling card; it's the result of a slime mold
that causes the decay of dead woody organic
material, like mulch. While the spores may
have come in with the mulch, it is equally
possible that they blew in from another
place nearby. I had another local person ask
me about this infamous "dog vomit" mold


last December, but this one seems to be a
much larger patch.
While it looks terrible, the slime will
quickly dry out into a caked splotch that is
filled with millions of black spores, ready to
blow somewhere else. It is not poisonous,
not harmful, but there is no fungicide spray
to prevent it from growing. Since the "spit-
up pile" look is not what you want in your
playground, just get a shovel and lift the clod
out of the mulch, depositing it all in the near-
est trash bin.
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Lester E. 'Gene' Sullivan, 77
CLEWISTON Lester Eugene "Gene" Sulli-
van, age 77, of Clewiston, and Highlands, N.C.,
passed away April 17, 2010, in Clewiston.
He was born Oct. 21, 1932, in Ocala, the son
of the late George and Marie (Townsend) Sulli-
van. He graduated from Ocala High School in
Ocala. He then served in the United Stated Navy.
After the Navy he then embarked on a 43 year
career with U.S. Sugar Corporation and retired
in 1993. He was a Thirty-Second Degree Scottish
Rite Master Mason of The Masonic Lodge as
well as a member of The Eastern Star. He is a
member of First Baptist Church in Moore
Haven, and he also attended First Baptist
Church in Highlands, N.C.
Gene will be remembered as a loving hus-
band, father, grandfather, and brother. Gene
loved to travel, visiting all 50 states, as well as
several countries. Gene enjoyed helping and
spending time with friends and family.
Survivors include his wife, Betty (Baldwin) Sul-
livan; one son, Vernon Sullivan of Clewiston;
four daughters, Patty Mitten of Tampa, Patsy Da-
vis, and Debra Mullis, of Clewiston, and Janice
Busbee; one brother, Terry (Sharon) Loyd; and
one sister, Shirley (George) McErchin, both of
Ocala; and five stepchildren, stepson, Nicholas
Potts and stepdaughter, Vicki Rhodes of Frank-
lin, N.C., stepson, Timothy Potts and stepdaugh-
ter, Lisa Rudd of Clewiston, and stepdaughter,
Trisha Johns of Bonifay; and grandchildren and
nieces and nephews.
Visitation was Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in Akin-
Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston. Funeral servic-
es were held Wed. April 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. in
First Baptist Church Of Moore Haven with Rev-
erend Sherrill Tillery officiating. Interment with
Masonic Rites was in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Cle-
wiston.
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Frederick H. Whitham
CLEWISTON Frederick Harding Whitham,
85, of Stamford, Vt., and Clewiston, Fla., died
Sunday, April 18, at Hendry Regional Medical
Center in Clewiston following a long illness.
Mr. Whitham was a long time employee of the
Sprague Electric Company in North Adams and,
in 1974, was hired to start Berkshire Home Care,
now known as Elder Services of Berkshire
County, Inc.
Born Oct. 28, 1924, in Pittsfield, Mass., he was
the son of Frederick and Jennie (Harding) Whit-
ham. After graduating from Pittsfield High
School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps.
He trained as a pilot and served in Europe with
the 99th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, flying
B- 17s during World War II.
Following the war he earned a bachelor's de-
gree at the University of New Hampshire and
then completed one year of graduate work at
Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.
On Sept. 2, 1950, he married Jo Ann Boice of
Pittsfield, Mass. They had four children and had
been married for 51 years when she died in
2001.
In 1952, he took a job at Sprague Electric in
North Adams, working initially as manager of
publications, as well as a company pilot. During
his 18-year career at Sprague Electric, he held
the positions of manager of corporate compen-
sation, assistant to the vice president of engi-
neering, and manager of manpower utilization.
From 1972 to 1974, he was associate adminis-
trator for the Vermont State Hospital in Water-
bury. In 1974, he was named the first executive
director of a new non-profit organization --
Berkshire Home Care Corporation -- created to
provide in-home services to Berkshire County's
seniors. He retired in 1989. Elder Services of
Berkshire County continues to offer a wide
range of services to elderly residents in the area.
Mr. Whitham was also a member of the Na-
tional Ski Patrol, served on the Dutch Hill Ski Pa-
trol for many years and taught Red Cross first
aid classes. He served on the Stamford Planning
Commission, the Stamford school board, served
as town moderator and was the head of Stam-
ford's Civil Defense Patrol for many years. He
also taught adult education classes in pottery,
was a member and past president of the North
Adams Rotary Club and a member of Trout Un-
limited.
His particular interests were fly fishing, making
pottery, downhill skiing and classical music. He
volunteered as an usher at Tanglewood for
many years so he could hear live performances
of symphonic music.
In 2003, he married Eleanor Benedetti of
North Adams. They divided their time each year
between Stamford and Clewiston, Fla., where
he had bought a home in the spring of 2000.
In addition to his wife, Eleanor, Mr. Whitham
is survived by his four children, Ellen Whitham
Todd of Limerick, Maine, Steven Boice Whit-
ham of Readsboro, Vt., Lauren Duston Norcross
of Clarksburg, Mass., and Owen Cheney Whit-
ham of Stratham, N.H.; nine grandchildren and
one great-granddaughter. His only brother, Or-
ton, died at the age of 4.
A memorial service for Frederick Whitham
will be held in Stamford, Vt., at a later date. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elder
Services of Berkshire County, 66 Wendell Ave-
nue, Pittsfield, MA 01201.


Edward Eugene Musgrave
CLEWISTON Edward Eugene Musgrave,
born Jan. 15, 1935, in Clewiston, left this Earth
to go home to glory April 9, 2010.
The son of the late T.C. "Shorty" Musgrave and
the late Marion Bealer Musgrave, he lived in Cle-
wiston all his life and in the same home for 70
years.
A graduate of Clewiston High School, he spent
most of working life employed by U.S. Sugar,
first at the Clewiston Inn and later in the Field
Construction Department.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helen
McGowin Musgrave; two sons, Chris Musgrave
and his wife Cindy, and Greg Musgrave and his
wife Shannon; one daughter, Nikki Musgrave;
eight grandchildren, Christopher, Jr., Matthew,
Morgan, Joshua, Timothy, Bailey, Sarah, and
Daniel.
Eddie had a true servant's heart and never
complained about any job big or small. He
touched countless lives in our community and
has been an unforgettable example of Christian
manhood and virtue. He will be greatly missed
but we look forward to the day of our heavenly
reunion.
Funeral Services celebrating Eddie's life were
held April 13, 2010 at 11 a.m. in Evangel Assem-
bly of God Church with Rev. Gary Corely officiat-
ing. Interment was in Felda Cemetery in Felda.
Visitation was held on April 12, 2010, from 6 to
8 p.m. in Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston.
Arrangements were handled by Akin-Davis Fu-
neral Home Clewiston.


Perla Decall Dominguez, 84
MIAMI BEACH Perla Decall Dominguez,
age 84, of Miami Beach, died at home on Sun-
day, April 4, 2010.
She was born March 22, 1926, in Cienfuegos,
Cuba, and immigrated to the United States in
1960. She settled in Belle Glade for more than
35 years, before moving to Miami Beach in
2000.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years,
Oscar F. Dominguez; her two children, Perla
(Bill) Underwood of Jensen Beach, and Oscar
(Carmen) Dominguez of Belle Glade; her grand-
children, William Underwood of Linville, N.C.,
Bernadette and David Dominguez of Belle
Glade; and her great-grandchild, Ruby Tucker of
Jensen Beach. She is also survived by her broth-
er, Alberto Decall of Las Vegas; and her sisters,
Aida Castresana, Marybel Aragones, and Maria
Helena Salas of Miami.
She was predeased in death by her grandson
Duke Tucker in April 2005; her brother, Jose De-
call; her parents, Ricardo and Belen (Decall)
Aragones.
A Memorial Service was held at Maspons Fu-
neral Home on Wednesday, April 7 in Miami.
Donations in Perla's memory can be made to:
HospiceCare of Southeast Florida, 308 SE 18th
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Jail expansion project continues
Work on a $133 million jail expansion project at the West County Criminal
Justice Complex in Belle Glade keeps moving along. The project is the first
of three jail expansion projects in Palm Beach County collectively estimated
to cost more than a quarter of a billion dollars.


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License# CAC057313/CAC1813722 1-888-482-1542
DR-529
Notice R. 1209
Tax Impact of Value l12D-1.002
Tax Im pact of Value Florida Administrative Code
OF"" R Adjustment Board
Hendry County Tax Year 2 0 0 9

Members of the Board
Honorable TRIS CHAPMAN Board of County Commissioners, District No. 3
Honorable KARSON TURNER Board of County Commissioners, District No. 5
Honorable RAY CLINARD School Board, District No. 1
Citizen Member CECIL AKIN Business owner within the school district
Citizen Member LARRY HALL Homestead property owner
The Value Adjustment Board (VAB) meets each year to hear petitions and make decisions relating
to property tax assessments, exemptions, classifications, and tax deferrals.


Summary of Year's Actions
Number of Parcels Reduction In Shift in
Type of Property Exemptions Assessments* Both County Taxable Value Taxes
Win,lrar,
,I ,arel- Requ ,ilRr ie.du,.d Reque-td Due to Board Actions Due to Board Actions
Residential 24 0 24 40 $ $
Commercial 0 20 20 $ $
Industrial and
miscellaneous 0 7 7 $ $
Agricultural or 4 0 51 55 $ $
classified use
High-water recharge $ $
Historic commercial
or nonprofit
Business machinery 2 6 2 $ 348,200 $ 2,263.30
and equipment 2 6 2 $ 348,200 $ 2.263.30
Vacant lots and
acreage 0 84 76 $ $
acreage
TOTALS 28 2 192 200 $ 348,200 $ 2,263.30
All values should be county taxable values. School and other taxing authority values may differ.
*Include transfer of assessment difference (portability) requests.


If you have a question about these actionsicontact the Chair oi t*ie Clerk of the Valut AWftiment Board&
Chair's name Karson Turner Phone 863-675-5220 ext
Clerk's name Barbara S. Butler Phone 863-675-5217 ext


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Sugar Festival this weekend
The annual Sugar Festival will be held this Saturday, April 24 in Clewiston. Thousands of people are expected to attend.


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Crews mark progress
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Something for nothing
A church in Clewiston believes in giving without asking for anything in return.
Recently, the members of the Vida Nueva church in town distributed many
pounds of tomatoes to anyone who stopped by to collect the produce.


A frequent venture
The Clewiston church donated tomatoes, but in the past has offered dona-
tions of other vegetables to residents in need of them. The church does not
check income level, or gauge needs. It simply helps residents load the fresh
food onto their vehicles.


Basic and High School Completion
Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm
ABE 9900004-311 Mon-Fri 04/06/10 06/09/10 8:30am-11:30am None Mr. Bolan Day Lab
ABE 9900004-312 Mon-Fri 04/06/10 06/09/10 12:30pm-3:30pm None Mr. Bolan Day Lab
GED Preparation 9900026-311 Mon-Fri 04/06/10 06/0910 8:30am-11:30am None Mr. Bolan Day Lab
GED Preparation 9900026-312 Mon-Fri 04/06/10 06/0910 12:30pm-3:30pm None Mr. Bolan Day Lab
ESOL 9900040-311 Mon-Fri 04/06/10 06/09/10 8:30am-11:30am None Mr. Bolan C.A.S.


Basic and High School Completion
Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm
ABE 9900004-313 Mon/Wed 04/07/10 06/0910 6:30pm-9:30pm None Mrs. Mosely Day Lab
ABE 9900004-314 Tues/Thur 04/06/10 06/08/10 6:30pm-9:30pm None Mr. Griffith Day Lab
GED Preparation 9900026-313 Mon/Wed 04/07/10 06/0910 6:30pm-9:30pm None Mr. Bolan Day Lab
GED Preparation 9900026-314 Tues/Thur 04/06/10 06/08/10 6:30pm-9:30pm None Mr. Griffith Day Lab
ESOL 9900040-312 Mon/Wed 04/07/10 060910 6:30pm-9:30pm None Mrs. Jean C.A.S.
ESOL 9900040-313 Tues/Thur 04/06/10 06/08/10 6:30pm-9:30pm None Ms. De la Fuentes C.A.S.
ESOL 9900040-314 Tues/Thur 04/06/10 06 08/10 1:00pm-4:00pm None Mrs. Santana Montura's Club House


Continuing Workforce Education Classes
Course Course Number Days Begin Date End Date Time Tuition Teacher Bldg/Rm
Basic Computer E91010B-311 Mon 04/12/10 06/07/10 6:30pm-9:30pm $63.50 Mrs. Griffith C.A.S.
Converstaional Span. E91010P-312 TB.A. TB.A. TB.A. TB.A. $63.50 TB.A. C.A.S.
Registration fees will be collected at time of enrollment and are non-refundable.
Other classes may be offered provided sufficient enrollment. Counseling and tutoring are available.
For more information on classes and registration, please call (863) 983-1511.
High School students taking a High School completion course or vocational training courses are subject to a semester fee.
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School briefs


Gove Elementary School
Fine Diner Award
Congratulations to the following home-
rooms for achieving the "Fine Diner Award"
for the month of March: Kindergarten: Ms.
Hooker, Ms. Berard and Mrs. Dorta. First
Grade: Mr. Figueroa, Mrs. Murphy, Mrs.
M. Dorta, Mrs. Spotts, Mrs. Lopez. Second
Grade: Mrs. Marrero and Mrs. Dixon. Third
Grade: Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Siegert, Ms. Gutier-
rez, Mrs. Hernandez, Mr. J. Larregui, Mrs.
DeLeon, Mrs. Gonzales, and Mrs. Brown.
Fourth Grade: Mrs. Rodriguez, Mrs. Kujawski,
Mrs. Mendez, Ms. Nassopoulos, and Mrs.
Bratt. Fifth Grade: Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Schmidt,
Mr. Justiniano, Mrs. Rayburn, Mrs. Asche-
man, Mrs. Burlison and Mrs. Carrasco. Sixth
Grade: Mrs. Hansen, Mrs. Easdale, Ms. Jacks,
Mrs. Lutz, and Mrs. Pearce. ESE: Mrs. Smith
/ Collins, Ms. Molina, and Mrs. Schultz. Stu-
dents received special treats compliments of
Family Center and Business Partners.
Art News
On Saturday, March 20, 2010, Art Club
members participated in the Palm Beach
County Foreign Language Fair. The annual
event was held at Olympic High School in
West Palm Beach. Students competed in
various areas such as oratory, musical, and
art competitions. Ten Art Club members sub-
mitted projects for the art competition. The
artists designed and created "Molas", rep-
resenting the country of Panama. "Molas"
consist of skillfully layered cloth, appliqued
in bright contrasting colors. The subject
matter consists of simple animal forms. All
ten artists received top honors and satin rib-
bons for their work. Congratulations to Jose
Duenas, Cristina Ramos, Shelby Murray, Je-
cynthia Nonar, Jocabeth Martinez, Roberto
Ortiz, Favian Martinez, Alexandra Mercado,
Kevaun Gayle, and Paola Chinchilla; we are
very proud of your accomplishment.
Also in the news, are the following Gove
artists for being selected to represent our
school with their exemplary artwork in the
K-12 Art Exhibit to be held at the Fulton Hol-
land Educational Center in West Palm Beach
on April 27: Wendyvette Edwards, Alexis
Burris, Alexis Dias, Laura Torres and Khirra
Smith. The five artists created Aboriginal-
style X-ray drawings of fish and other ani-
mals. The students and their families have
been invited to attend an Open House re-
ception in their honor on April 14.
March was certainly a very busy month
for the Art Club members at Gove Elemen-
tary as they also participated in the recent
"VSA arts West Festival 2010", an artistic
celebration for more than 300 students.
Pre-school through fifth grade elementary
students arrived at Dolly Hand Cultural Arts
Center eager to do country/ western related
hands on art projects including, printmaking,
tile mosaic, painting, drawing and hat mak-
ing. The students enjoyed a picnic lunch fol-
lowed by musical and dance performances
by each of the schools. The lobby of the cen-
ter was filled with students' artwork. Gove
Elementary students designed the artwork
for the t-shirts, the invitations and the pro-
gram. The Gove artists were recognized at
the beginning of the program and were pre-
sented with Festival t-shirts, a framed copy
of their artwork, and a fifty dollar check. A
wonderful time was had by all. We thank
all who participated and commend Mrs. Jill
Schmidt, Art Teacher, for her support and


collaboration in all art initiatives.
Foreign Language Fair
Congratulations to all of the students
who participated in the recent Palm Beach
County Foreign Language Fair held on Sat-
urday, March 20th. Forty five students from
second through sixth grades participated in
the following categories of the competition
in both Spanish and French: Impromptu,
Declamation, and Written Expression; sev-
eral students also entered the musical and
artistic categories as members of the Steel
Drum Band and Art Club. As a result, our
school received 20 Superior / First Place
Blue Ribbons, 12 Excellent / Second Place
Red Ribbons, 8 Good / Third Place White
Ribbons and 20 Honorable Mentions. On
behalf of Ms. Blandon, Mr. Bethel, and Mrs.
J. Schmidt (Sponsors) we extend our grati-
tude to the teachers, parents, administrators
and SAC Committee for their academic and
financial support.
Fourth Grade Block Party
As a culminating activity, fourth grade stu-
dents celebrated their hard work in prepar-
ing for the FCAT by participating in a "Block
Party". The celebration was sponsored by
the fourth grade team with the assistance of
Mrs. E. Smith, Wellness Coordinator, who
planned the activities, gathered the materi-
als and provided the students with direc-
tions on how to enjoy the many activities of-
fered. The fourth grade team also thanks the
teachers and volunteers who assisted with
the supervision of the students during the
celebration. The Block Party was certainly a
"BLAST" and enjoyed by all.
2010 Census
We encourage all households to com-
plete and return the census form. Everyone
needs to be counted in order to help shape
the future of our community. We thank you
in advance for your cooperation.

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

Carrer, College and Summer
Recruitment Fair
Any organizations/community business-
es interested in participating in the annual
Career, College and Summer Recruitment
Fair on April 28 please contact Kevin Wright
at 561-993-4419 or wrightk@palmbeach.
kl2.fl.us.

2010 Commencement Ceremony
The 2010 Commencement Ceremony


will be held on May 12 at 7 p.m. Graduation
is a dignified and solemn ceremony. please
honor all graduates with behavior and attire
suitable for the occasion. flowers, balloons,
horns and photography are not permitted.
professional photographs will be available
for mail ordering. Passes will be honored
from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Others will be
allowed in the gym pending space availabil-
ity.
Awards Night
Awards Night will take place on Monday,
May 10, 2010 in the auditorium. If any com-
munity organization/business is interested in
presenting an award, contact Dr. Bell-Bryant
at 561-993-4420 or bryantj@palmbeach.
kl2.fl.us.

Important dates:
Wednesday, May 12: Graduation will be
at 7 p.m. in the gym.
Thursday, June 3: Last day of school
Everglades Preparatory Academy

SAC meetings
The remaining SAC meeting dates for the
2010 school year are:
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.


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!-'School news
After care and summer camp School at 560 East Main Place in Pahokee. enrichment, arts and crafts, social skills, and
PYEA has space available for after school field trips. Specialty camps include basket-
Senrollment care amd summer camp for all community ball, dance, cheerleading, softball, double
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the Jubilee Committee. Second
place winner was Carly Bair. Teagan
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Special to The Sun
Formed in October 2009 to honor the
late Mary L. Hanford of Belle Glade, Florida;
the Mary L. Hanford Center for Change (ML-
HCC) is a non-profit organization whose
focus is to improve and enrich the lives of
the people living in the Lake Okeechobee
Region through education, economic stabil-
ity and social change.
In partnership with the Solid Waste Au-
thority of Palm Beach County, and help from
local schools, churches, Matthew 25 Minis-
tries and the Belle Glade City Commission;
MLHCC will host the first of several volun-
teer community clean-up days on May 1st.
from 8-1 lam on Avenue A between 5th and
7th streets. The goal of this project is to em-
power Belle Glade's south west community
to create their own momentum of positive
change by helping the residents build the
neighborhood's self-esteem through com-
munity clean-up days.
In the latest Palm Beach Sherriff's Office
District 13 Annual Report, (available on the
City of Belle Glade's website) a cross sec-
tion of residents in each quadrant of Belle
Glade was surveyed on several issues con-
cerning the city's quality of life. When asked
if the residents would like to participate in
community events such as a neighborhood
clean-up event or a neighborhood watch
program, a resounding 84% of the south
west area residents surveyed, said they
would want to participate- the highest per-


centage of any area the city surveyed. "The
Mary L. Hanford Center for Change is on a
mission to help residents foster change by
creating opportunities and environments for
change to occur. Offering a hand up-not a
hand out, is our organization's focus. Our
mission statement: 'Change is not our idea,
it's our mission.' expresses my grandmoth-
er's life's work in the community on Avenue
A." says Merrick.
At age 11, Mary L. Hanford (Sister Han-
ford to all who knew her) arrived in Belle
Glade after the hurricane that devastated the
area in 1928. She attended Everglades Vo-
cational High School and the Apex Beauty
School in Atlanta, where she earned a Mas-
ter Cosmetologist certification. Returning to
Belle Glade after her studies, Mary opened
her own beauty shop, raised a family, and
became both a pillar and a touchstone for
her community on South West Avenue
A. Mary, known for her deep faith in God,
lived her life in service to others in need.
Whether it was preparing something to eat
for a hungry person knocking on her door
at one in the morning or giving a clean shirt
to a homeless person, Mary always offered
something to anyone at her door in need
of help- even if it meant she herself would
go without. Family values and showing love
was foremost in her life; she was 'Mother'
not only to her children, but also to many in
the community. Her home was a safe-haven
where many passed through finding shelter,
compassion, or a warm meal.


Before Mary's passing in October 2009,
her grandson, Merrick Williams, took a trip
to Belle Glade to visit her. Merrick, raised
in Belle Glade, had a special bond with the
grandmother who helped raise him and
shape his character. He recalls the day that
changed his life's mission:
"Last summer, my Grandmother and I
went out to lunch, as we always did when I
was in town, and on our way out to the car,
I saw a person going into the abandoned
building next door. When I asked her why
that person was entering the building, she
said, 'Baby, they're going in there to use the
bathroom.'" Merrick continues, "I couldn't
believe what she just told me and I also
couldn't shake that unsettling image out
of my head the entire day. After our lunch
together, I decided to take a drive through
the neighborhood to see how much it had
changed from my childhood memories;
what I saw made me realize that I have to
do something to help the community that is
dear to my grandmother and still an impor-
tant part of me."
Merrick realized that the abandoned
buildings, now all too common and numer-
ous in the south west area of Belle Glade,
need to be condemned and torn down. The
neighborhoods must be cleaned-up and re-
vitalized, and the residents desperately need
new skills and assistance in creating a sus-
tainable way to bring money back to their
neighborhood and support their families.
On his flight home to California, he decided


to act upon what he experienced with his
grandmother that day and put his plan into
action: creating a non-profit organization in
honor of his grandmother's life and spirit of
selfless giving. "One of the moments I am
most grateful for in my life, Merrick says, is
that I was able to show Grandmother my
plans and know that she was proud to hear
of the work that we would accomplish in
her name. Her giving spirit and name will
live on through the Mary L. Hanford Center
for Change."
Merrick spoke of how he also found in-
spiration for MLHCC's purpose, in the words
of civil rights leader Ralph David Abernathy
who said, "I don't know what the future
may hold, but I know who holds the future."
Merrick states, "The residents of Belle Glade
hold their future and their children's future
in the palm of their hand. The communities
surrounding Lake Okeechobee, where my
grandmother lived for several decades, are
rich in spirit and determination, yet poor in
resources. We are bringing the resources
home on May 1st and are asking the com-
munity to bring their energy, their hearts, and
their determination for positive change."
To register for the event, please go to
www.mlhcc.org and click on the "Contact
Us" link. Provide us with your contact infor-
mation as well as your shirt size or call 813-
713-9539 for more information. An event
t-shirt will be provided and a hotdog lunch
served to all registered participants after the
event. Closed toe shoes are required.


Glades Utility Authority announces

$3.99 million grant award


The Glades Utility Authority (GUA) and
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council,
along with the Palm Beach County Water
Utilities Department and Office of Econom-
ic Development are pleased to announce
the grant award of $3.99 million to assist
the GUA in developing a regional waste-
water infrastructure system in the Glades
region of western Palm Beach County. The
GUA, a partnership between Palm Beach
County and the cities of Belle Glade, Paho-
kee and South Bay, intends to provide a re-
gional solution for the provision of sustain-
able wastewater utilities infrastructure in
the tri-cities area. Infrastructure improve-
ments will include lift station rehabilita-
tion, wastewater plant facility repairs and
replacement and infiltration and inflow
work (maintenance, cleaning and rehabili-
tation of underground sewer lines).
While most communities in South
Florida benefit from their increasingly di-
versified local economies, the Glades com-
munities have struggled with water quality
issues, inadequate sewer plants and sys-


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teams, the lack of revenues and the inability
to encourage business growth. This invest-
ment enhances regional productivity and
innovation because it enhances the area's
economic base by providing the necessary
infrastructure that industries new to the
Glades, such as aerospace, pharmaceuti-
cal/medical, alternative energy and tour-
ism need to establish operations.
Reliable infrastructure provides the
foundation for sustainable economic de-
velopment. This strategic regional infra-
structure project will help to re-align the
western communities' economy along the
lines of emerging new clusters and inte-
grate the region's assets in a way not done
before. This economic restructuring proj-
ect will help establish new industries and
support future spin-off clusters as well as
job creation in related industries.
Overall project construction is expected
to be completed in 2011. The anticipated
impact of the project is the creation of 240
jobs and the retention of 270 jobs.


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STATE OF FLORIDA, CRIMINAL
JUSTICE STANDARDS &
TRAINING COMMISSION,
Petitioner
VS.
JAMES E. STOKER, Case #29359
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JAMES E. STOKER
Residence Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Adminis-
trative Complaint has been filed
against you seeking to revoke your
CORRECTIONAL Certificate in accor-
dance with Section 943.1395, F.S.,
and any rules promulgated hereun-
der.
You are required to serve a written
copy of your intent to request a
hearing pursuant to Section 120.57,
FS. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM
DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Profes-
sionalism Program, Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforcement, P. 0. Box
1489, Tallahassee, Florida
32302-1489, on or before
2010 [2 months from the date le-
gal ad sent to the newspaper].
Failure to do so will result in a de-
fault being entered against you to
Revoke said certification pursuant to
Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule
11B-27, F.A.C.
Dated: 2010 [date legal ad sent
to the newspaper]
William J. Romine
CHAIRMAN -
CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS
AND TRAINING COMMISSION
By: -s- Jennifer Jacobs,
Division Representative
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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
Plaintff,
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 Florida
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 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 6th day of April,
2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Flonrida 33622-5018
F09113702
** See Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodabtion to partici-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee County
Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number
(813)335-2299, 1-800-955-8771
TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
Florida Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
ing.
351129 CN 04/15,22/10




NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that on
05/01/2010 at 11:00 AM at FORT
KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Com-
merce Drive, LaBelle, FL,
863-675-1025, the undersigned,
FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, will sell
at Public Sale by competitive bidding,
the personal property heretofore
stored with the undersigned by:
Sweet Daughter Properties, LLC
Unit 415
Misc. furniture, equipment
Susan Hernandez Unit M-14
Misc. household items
John P. Dankamich Jr. Unit 6
Misc. items
351949 CN 4/22,29/10


NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The Hendry County Hospital Au-
thority Board of Directors will con-
duct their monthly business meeting
beginning at 12 pm on Monday, April
26th, in the Conference Room at
Hendry Regional Medical Center, 524
West Sagamore Avenue, Clewiston,
Florida.
351487 CGS 4/22/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRYCOUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000761
Deutsche Bank National Trust Com-
pany, as Trustee for the Certificate-
olders of Soundview Home Loan
Trust 2005-OPT3, Asset-Backed Cer-
bficates, 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 not known 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
Bank National Trust Company, as
Trustee for the Certificateholders 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
HENDRY COURTS BUILDING), LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on
April 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
TH E OF THE LIS PEN DENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTERTHE 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 HENDRY 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 April, 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, Florida 33618
09-144051
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HENDRY
COUNTY FLORIDA
CASE NO. 26-1008-CA-001058
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO
WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION,
Plainbff,
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 Plaintiff 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 lis 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 Apnril,
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
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 reeipt 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 Flon-
da Relay Services).
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N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 22-2009-CA-000065
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
v.
RONNIE WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF RONNIE WILLIAMS; and
all unknown parties claiming by,
through, under or against the herein
named Defendants, who are not
known to be dead or alive, whether
said unknown parbes claim as heirs,
devisees, grantees, assignees, lien-
ors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or
other claimrants; TENANT #1 and/or
TENANT #2, the parties intended to
account for the person or persons in
possession; WELLS FARGO FINAN-
CIAL BANK; STERLING FINANCIAL
SERVICES, INC.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to the Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure entered on April 13, 2010, in
this cause, I will sell the property
situated in GLADES County, Flonda,
descnbed as:
LOT 3 AND THE WEST ONE-HALF
(1/2) OF LOT 2, BLOCK B, HORSE-
SHOE ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 49, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN
CHAD DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE
HOME HAVING VIN NUMBER
AFLCW2AG260511670, TITLE
NUMBER 44184157 AND VIN NUM-
BER AFLCW2BG260511670, TITLE
NUMBER 44191235
a/k/a 4729 Dublin Circle SW,
Moore Haven, FL 33471-8069
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at the front
steps of the Glades Courthouse, 500
Avenue J, Moore Haven, FL South
entrance, Flonda, at 11:00 o'clock
a.m. on May 20, 2010.
Any person claiming an interest
in the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the his pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated at Moore Haven, Flonda,
this 14th day of Apnl, 2010.
Joe Hint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Douglas C. Zahm, PA.
18820 U.S. Hwy 19 N., #212
Clearwater, FL 33764
727)536-4911 Phone
727)539-1094 Fax
In accordance with the Ameri-
can With Disabilities Act, per-
sons needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the Senior Deputy Court Admin-
istrator whose office is located
at the Lee County Justice Cen-
ter, Room 1213, 1700 Monroe
Street, Ft. Myers, Florida,
33901, telephone number
(239)335-2299; 1-800-955-
8770 (V), via Florida Relay Ser-
vice, not later than seven (7)
days prior tothe proceeding.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 2007-374-CA
BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUS-
TEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE
HOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-
BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2006-26
Plaintiff,
vs.
CARLOS CARTAYA, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated Mar. 30, 2010 and
entered in Case No. 2007-374-CA of
the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH
Judicial Circuit in and for HENDRY
County, Florida wherein BANK OF
NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE
CERTIFICATE HOLDERS CWABS,
INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2006-26, is the Plaintiff and
CARLOS CARTAYA; MARIA ARGUILA;
PORT LA BELLE UNIT FOUR PROP-
ERTY HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION,
INC.; 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, BE-
ING THE SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY
OF THE HENDRY COUNTY ADMINIS-
TRATION BUILDING CORNER OF
HIGHWAY 80 AND 29TH SOUTH, LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the
5th day of May, 2010, the following
described property as set forth in
said final Judgment:
LOT 15, BLOCK 2159, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 4, A SUBDIVISION
ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES
86THROUGH 102, OF THE PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 4024 RAINBOW CIRCLE,
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 FPndens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Courton Apnril 13, 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
F07012429
**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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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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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Hendry
County Board of County Commissioners on April 27, 2010, 5:05 p.m., ai
the at the Emergency Operations Center, 425 W SR 80, LaBelle, Florida.
The purpose of the hearing is to consider the adoption of an ordinance
amending Section 1-58-5 o the Hendry County Ordinances. The Ordinance
btle is as follows:
ORDINANCE 2010-
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRN
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDI
NANCES, MORE SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-58-5, TECHNICAL CODES
ADOPTED; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR CODIFICA-
TION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER'S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING
AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
All interested parties are invited to appear and be heard. Oral and written
comments will be accepted. Copies of the proposed amendments are
available for inspection at the Hendry County Panning and Zoning Depart
ment, 165 S. Lee St., La Belle, FL between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:0C
p.m., Monday through Friday, and at the Clerk to the Board of County Com-
missioners' office, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., La Belle, FL between the hours oi
8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need E
record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, he or she may need to en
sure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in
cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Any questions pertaining to these documents should be directed to the
Planning and Zoning Department, either by phone (863-675-5240), emai
(vcauteroghendryfla.net), U. S. mail (P 0. Box 2340, La Belle, FL 33975'
or by fax (863- 675-5317).
Janet B. Taylor, Chairwoman
Hendry County 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 HENRY 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 te property owner as of the

date of e 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.
P.O. 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 HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 10-320-DR
Division: Family



















THOMAS G. AKIN,
Petitioner
and
DIANE B. AKIN,
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR PUBLICATION

TO: Diane B. Akin
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion for Dissolubon of Marriage, in-
cluding claims for dissolubon of
marriage, payment of debts, division
of real and personal property, and
for payments of support, has been
filed against you. You are required to
serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any, to this action on Travis W.
True blood, LLM, Pebtioner's attor-
ney, whose address is P.O. Box
1270, 24704 U.S. Hwy. 27, Moore
Haven, FL 33471, on or before May
24, 2010, and file the original with
the clerk of this court at Hendry
County Courthouse, 25 E. Hickpooch-
ee Ave., Labelle, Florida 33975, ei-
ther before service on Pebtioner's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded
in the petition.
WARING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-

quires certain automatic disclosure of
documents and information. Failure
to comply can result in sanctions, in-
cluding dismissal or striking of plead-
ings.
DATED this 14th day of April, 2010.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: R. DeLa Cruz
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 10-DR-88
Division: Family
TIM BEARDEN,
Petiboner
and
CHARLES M. BEARDEN, JR.
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Charles M. Bearden, Jr.
Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an ac-
bon has been filed against you and
that you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to it
on Travis W. Trueblood, whose ad-
dress is RO. Box 1270 U.S. Hwy. 27,
Moore Haven, FL 33471 on or before
May 24, 2010, and file the original
withe clerk of this Court at Glades
County Courthouse, 500 Ave. J,
Moore Haven, Florida 33471, before
service on Petitioner or immediately
thereafter. If you fail to do so, a de-
fault may be entered against you for
the relied demanded in the pebtion.
Copies of all court documents in
this case, including orders, are
available at the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office. You may review these
documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the
Circuit Court's office nobfied of your
current address. (You may file Notice
of Current Address, Florida Supreme
Court Approved Family Law Form
12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on
record at the clerk's office.
WARING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-
uires certain automatic disclosure of
documents and information. Failure
to comply can result in sanctions, in-
cluding dismissal or striking of plead-
ings.
DATED: April 9, 2010.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: /S/ Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 09 CA 216
EVERGLADES FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff
vs.
KEVIN PHEENEY, MARIE PHEENEY
AND GLADES COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court,
Glades County, Florida, will on May
13, 2010, at 11:00 AM at the Glades
County Courthouse, 500 Avenue J,
Moore Haven, Florida, offer for sale
and sell at public outcry, one by one,
to the highest bidder for cash, the
property located in Glades County,
Florida, as follows:
THE EAST ONE-HALF OF LOT 13
AND ALL OF LOT 14, BLOCK 15,
CITY OF MOORE HAVEN, AS PER
MAPS OR PLAT THEREOF AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA. NOW
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
pursuant to the Final Judgment of
Foreclosure entered on April 13,
2010, in the above-styled cause,
pending in said Court.
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 60 days after the sale.
Joe Flint, Clerk
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
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Notice of Meeting
Emergency Operation Center
Hendry County Board of
County Commissioners
Notice is hereby given that the
Hendry County Emergency Opera-
tion Center will be holding a Rib-
bon Cutbng Ceremony.
It will be held on April 27 2010
at 2 00 P M at the Emergency Op-
erabon Center, 4425 W State
Road 80 LaBelle FL 33935.
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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 OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOSE L. CARRERO, et al,
Defendantss.
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
HENRY 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 (E'/2) OF
THE SOUTHEAST ONE-QUARTER
(SEA) OF THE SOUTHEAST ONE-
QUARTER (SE) OF THE SOUTH-
EAST ONE-QUARTER (SE) OF
THE NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER
(NW) OF SECTION 35, TOWN-
SHIP 44 SOUTH, RANGE 32
EAST, HENRY 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 Peends 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.
P.O. 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 A years, 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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Notice of Public Meeting
HendryCounty Insurance
Advisory Board
Nobce is hereby given that the
Hendry County Insurance Advisory
Board will hold a meeting May 3,
2010 at 3:00 p.m, at the Hendry
County Courthouse Square Con
ference Room, Room A-118, 165
S. Lee St., LaBelle, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any
decision made with respect to any
matter considered at this meeting,
he/she will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such
purpose, he/she may need to en-
sure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to
be based.


Hendry County Insurance
Advisory Board
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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 O0
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 Pendens must file a
claim within sixty (60) days after the
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.
P.O. 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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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,
Defendantss.
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 Courton April 9, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. 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 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 22-2010-CA-000042
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Plainibff,
VS.
CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/KJA CINDYT. NGUYEN A/K/ACINDY NGUYEN, ET AL
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To the following Defendant(s).
CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T, NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
8302 GENOVA WAY, LAKE WORTH, FL 33467

AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN, IF ANY
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
LOT 76, CABBAGE WOOD RANCH, OKEECHOBEE, FLORIDA 34972
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property:
Exhibit "A"
Lot 76 Cabbage Woods Ranches (Unrecorded)
Being a parcel of land lying in a porbon of Section 7, Township 35, South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. anc
being more Particularly described as Follows:
Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 7; Thence bear N 890 03' 08" E, along the north line of said Sec
bon 7, for a distance of 2071.75 feet to the point-of-beginning., thence continue N 890 03' 08" E, Along said North
fine of Section 7, for a distance of 515.60 feet to a point; Thence bear 5000 09' 20" E for a distance of 1.732.09 feel
to a point; Thence bear S 890 03' 08: W for a distance
a distance of 61.91 feet to a point; Thence bear N 820 31' 02" W for a distance a distance of 238.73 feet to a point;
Thence bear S 89 03' 08" W for a distance of 217,06 feet to a point; Thence bear N 00 09' 20" W for a distance o
1732.09 feet to the point-of-beginning.
And being subject to any and all easements, Restrictions, Reservations and/or Rights-of-Way of record including. Bul
not limited to. the following described easements:
An easement for the purpose of utilities and drainage being nape particularly described as the North 50.00 feet of the
above described parcel.
And
An easement for the purpose of Ingress, Egress, Ublities and Drainage being hope particularly described as the south
50.00 feet of the above described parcel.
And:
An easement for the purpose of ublities being mope particularly described as the east 5.00 feet and the West 5.0C
feet of the above described property.
together with that certain 60,00 feet ingress and egress easement as recorded in Official Records Book 226, Page 37
of the Public Records of Glades county. Florida.
Together with and subject to easements for the purpose of ingress, egress, utilizes and drainage, being more particu
larly described as follows:
the West 100 00 feet of Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East. Glades County Florida,
and the West 100 OD feet of Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County Florida. And
lying in Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County Florida, being 100LOO feet in width, Lying 50,0C
feet an either side of and parallel with the following described centerline:
Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida, Thence
bear S 000 09' 20" E, along the West line of said Section 7, for a distance of 1538.15 feet to the point-of-beginning o
said centerline of easement; thence bear S 600 38' 32 E. for a distance of 425.01 feet to a point; thence bear N 891
03' 08" E for a distance of 425. 25 feet to a point; thence bear N 870 21' 341' E for a distance of 895.26 feet to z
point; thence bear N 890 03' 08" E for a distance of 797.98 feet to a point; thence bear S 820 31' 02" E for a distance
of 238.73 feet to a point; thence bear N 590 03' 08" E for a distance of 400.00 feet to a point; thence bear N 770 55
39" E for a distance of 181.40 feet to a point; thence bear N 890 03' 08,' E for a distance of a 2779.79 feet to the in
tersection with the saw grass meander line & the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement.
and:
the South 100.00 feet to the West 1610.36 feet of Section 7, Towns-hip 33 South. Range 34 East, Glades County
Florida.
And lying in Secbon 13, Township 38 South, Range 33 East, Glades County. Florida, and in Section 18, Township 3E
South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. being 100.00 feet in width, and lying 50.00 Feet on either side of anm
parallel
with the following described centerline:
Commence at the Northwest corner of said Secton 18, thence bear N 890 06' 55" E, along the North line of said Sec
bon 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 000 18' 52" E, along a line 35.00 feet East of and paral
lel with the west line of said Secbon 18. for a distance of 1333.18 feet to the point-of-beginning of said centerline o
easement; thence bear 5 890 241 30" W for a distance of 2714.92 feet to the intersecbon with the west boundary
line of the East one-half (1/ 2) of said Section 13, and the point-of-terminus of said centerline of Easement.
and:
lying in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County,. Florida being 100.00 feet in width, and lyin
50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner
of said Section, thence bear N 890 06' 55" E, along the North line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to E
point; thence bear S 000 18' 52" E, along a line 35.00 feet east of and parallel, with the West line of said Secbon I1
for a distance 1333.18 feet to the point-of-beginning of said centerline of easement: thence bear N 890 12' 14" E for
a distance of 2013.56 feet to a point; thence bear S 450 12' 22" 5 for a distance of 446.17 feet to a point; thence
bear 5580 38' 29" E for a distance of 465,28 feat to a point; thence bear NI 730 SE' 15" E for a distance of 435.9C
feet to a point; thence bear N 460 49' 59" E for a distance of 558.21 feel to a point; thence bear N 890 12' 14" 5 for e
distance of 3512.17 feet to a point; thence bear N 690 45' 24" 5 for a distance of 359. 83 feet to a point; thence bear
N 830 52' 07" E for a distance of 116.53 feet to a point; thence bear 5590 27' 30" 5 for a distance of 251.19 feet to e
point; thence bear S 890 19' 08" E for a distance 780.42 feet to the intersection with the sawgrass meander line anc
the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement, And lying in Section 13, Township 30 South, Range 33 East
Glades County, Florida, and in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East. Glades County. Florida. being 100.C
feet in width and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline:
Commence at the northwest corner of said Section 18. thence bear N 890 06' 55" E, along the north line of said Sec
tion 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence, bear S 000 18' 52" E, along a line 35.00 feet east of and paral
lel with the West line of said Section 18. for a distance of 3999,50 feet to the point of-beginning of said centerline o
easement; thence bear S 890 20' 12" W for a distance of 2049.60 feet to the point-of-terminus of said centerline o
easement.
And:
lying in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County. Florida being 100.00 feet in width, and lyinc
50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described Centerline: Commence at the Northwest Cornel
of said Secbon 18, thence bear N 890 06'55" 5, along the north line of said Section 18 fora distance of 35.00 feet tc
a point; thence bear S 000 18' 52" E, along a line 35.00 feet East of and parallel with te West line of said Section 18
for a distance of 3850.53 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear N 890 16' 55" E
for a distance of 383.59 feet to a point; thence bear S 45' 43' 05" 5 for a distance of 210.57 feet to a point; thence
bear N 890 15' 57"E fora distance of 4526.19 feet to a point; thence bear N 890 00'40" E for a distance of 2215,9!
feet to the intersection with the Sawgrass Meander line and the point-of-terminus of said centerline of Easement.
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Moskowitz
Mandell, Salim & Simowitz, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 800 Corporate Drive, Suite 500, Fort Lauder
dale, Florida 33334 on or before May 14, 2010, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this
Nobce in the GLADES COUNTY DEMOCRATE and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on
Plainmbff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded
in the complaint.
This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you a person with a disability who needs any accommoda
tion in order to participate in this proceeding, you are enbtled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance
Please contact the Court Administrator at 500 Avenue J, Rm. 102, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone No
(941) 335-2299 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, cal
1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V)(Via Florida Relay Services).
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 9th day of April, 2010.
JOE FLINT, As Clerk of the Courl
By: Jennifer Bevis, As Deputy Clerk
351398 GCD 4/22,29/10 ______________


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LAKEPORT WATER ASSOCIATION, INC.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
ENGINEERING SERVICES

GENERAL SCOPE: The Lakeport Water Association, Inc. requests qualifica-
bons 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 oftreated 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 distribubon system testing to identify locations of exces-
sive water loss;
5. Preparation of plans and specifications 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 utility 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' Compebtive Negotiation Act (CCNA). The se
election 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 5:00pm 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: JeffUssery, 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


Lakeport Water Association, Inc.
Notice of Intent to Apply
For Federal Assistance
Lakeport Water Association, Inc. is complying with the requirements of
7CFR 1780.19(a) by publishing this Notice of Intent to Apply for a loan
and grant from the USDA, Rural Utilities Service. This project will consist of
payment of a connecbon fee to the Seminole Tribe of Fonda to continue
procuring potable water and infrastructure upgrades.
Written comments may be directed to:
Attn. Jeff Ussery, Ublity Director
Lakeport Water Association, Inc.
1507 Red Barn Road
Moore Haven, FL 33471
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16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee April 22, 2010


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,
/s.
LOIS R. LASHWAY, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: LOIS R. LASHWAY
-AST KNOWN ADDRESS: 428 County Road 721 Loop, Moore Haven, FL
33471
CURRENTT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY THROUGH UN-
DER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DtFEN-
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
-AST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENTT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
Y'OU 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-
rION 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 WEgST, 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 POINT
DF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 33 DEGREES 25 MIN-
UTES 58 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT-
DF-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
DF 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-
rIONAL 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-
rERSECTION 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 29
SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 290.67 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE
SOUTH 34 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE
DF 271.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THIS DESCRIP-
rION; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 34 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 49
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.
las been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your
Written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, PL., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 9119 Corpo-
ate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with
:is Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately there-
3fter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand-
d in the Complaint or petition.
This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in
Lie Clewiston News.
NITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 8th day of April, 2010.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Court
By: Jennifer Bevis
As Deputy Clerk
:lorida Default Law Group, PL.
'O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
:10011941
** See Americans with Disabilities Act
[n accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a
speciall accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the
Deputy Court Administrator whose office is located at Lee County Justice
:enter, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, tele-
)hone 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 pro-
:eding.
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South Florida Water Management District
Notice of Agency Action
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD or District) gives
notice of its Agency Action for the following Water Use Permits.
Permit 50-00878-W, issued on February 16, 2010 and Corrected Permit
subject to Addendum dated March 4, 2010, to East Shore Water Control
District (P. 0. Box 969, Belle Glade, Florida 33430) pursuant to application
090114-13 for the continuation of an existing use of surface water from
Lake Okeechobee for diversion and impoundment and agricultural irrigation
use serving 11204.12 acres with an annual allocation of 6882.74 million gal-
lons and a total maximum monthly allocation of 1059.13 million gallons.
The project is in Palm Beach County in S30,31/T42 /R37E;
51-16/T43S/R37E; S25,36/T42S/R36E, east of Lake Okeechobee and gener-
ally south of Wilder Road and north of SR-80. The permit is subject to 22
limiting conditions. The use is reasonable-beneficial, will not interfere with
any presently existing legal use of water and is consistent with the public in-
terest.
Permit 50-00887 W, issued on April 5, 2010 to South Florida Conservancy
District (P. 0. Box 969, Belle Glade, Florida 33430) pursuant to application
090114-9 for the continuation of an existing use of surface water from the
Industrial Canal, Lake Okeechobee Rim Canal and SFWMD Canals L-14,
L-20, L 25 for diversion and impoundment, agricultural irrigation and land-
scape irrigation use serving 29783.6 acres with an annual allocation of
22066.13 million gallons and a total maximum monthly allocation of 3176.6
million gallons. The project is in Palm Beach and Hendry Counties in
S13,14,23-26,35,36/T43S/R34E, S12 -14,23-26/T43S/R36E, S1,2/T44S/
R34E,S19,20,28-34/T43S/R35E,S7-9,16-21,28-33,36/T43S/R37E, S1-6,
11-15/T44S/R35E, generally south of Lake Okeechobee, east of the Indus-
trial Canal, north of the Hillsborough Canal, and east of East Sugarhouse
Road. The permit is subject to 22 limiting conditions. The use is rea-
sonable-beneficial, will not interfere with any presently existing legal use of
water and is consistent with the public interest.
The above Permits and Staff Reports, including limiting conditions to pro-
vide reasonable assurances that the projects meet SFWMD statutes and
rules can be obtained by contacting Elizabeth Veguilla, Deputy Clerk, during
normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., onday through Friday, ex-
cept legal holidays, at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406 or
by telephone at (561) 686-8800 extension 6739.
The District's agency action as set forth in the Staff Reports shall become
final unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sec-
tions 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes before the deadline for fil-
ing a petition. The procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth
below, followed by the procedures for pursuing mediation.
A person whose substantial interests are a fected by the District's permit-
ting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under
Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes. The petition must
contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) in the
Office of the Clerk at the SFWMD Headquarters at 3301 Gun Club Road,
West Palm Beach, FL 33406. Pursuant to Rule 28-106.104 Fla. Admin. Code,
any documents received after 5:00 p.m. shall be filed as of 8:00 a.m. on the
next regular business day. Filings by e-mail will not be accepted. A copy of
the Petition must also be mailed at the time of filing to the persons named
above at the address indicated. Failure to file a petition within the 21 days
of publication of notice, or other receipt of the written notice, whichever
first occurs first, constitutes a waiver of any right such person has to an ad-
ministrative determination (hearing) pursuant to Sections 120.569 and
120.57, Fla. Stat. as provided by Subsection 28-106.11(4) Fla. Admin. Code.
The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the ad-
dress indicated above at the time of filing.
A petition that disputes the material facts on which the District's action is
based must contain the information set forth in Rule 28-106.201(2), Fla. Ad-
min. Code, including:
(1) Identification of the action being contested, including the permit
number, application number, District file number or any other SFWMD
identification number, if known.
(2) The name, address and telephone number of the petitioner and peti-
tioner's representative, if any.
S3)An explanation of how Le petitioner's substantial interests will be af-
cted by the agency determination.
(4)A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the
SFWMD's decision.
(5) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none,
the petition must so indicate.
6) concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific
cts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the
SFWMD's proposed action.
(7) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends
require reversal or modification of the SFWMD's proposed action.
(8) If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also in
dude an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rules
or statutes.
(9) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the
action the petitioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the
SFWMD's proposed action.
A petition that does not dispute the material facts on which the District's
action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise
shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule
28-106.301, Fla. Admin. Code. Because the administrative hearing process
is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means
that the District's final action may be different from the position taken by it
in this notice.
The procedures for pursing mediation are set forth in Section 120.573 Fla.
Stats, and Rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401-405 Fla. Admin. Code. The
SFWMD is not proposing mediation for these agency actions under Section
120.573. Fla. Stat. at this time.
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PUBLIC NOTICE
The Joint Glades/Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation
Disadvantagd will have a meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 10:30
am. It will be held at the Hendry County Administrative Offices, 165 South
Lee Street, Suite A, LaBelle, Florida.
All meetings of the Local Coordinating Boards are open to the public. In ac-
cordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require spe
cial accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should
contact Brian Raimondo at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council
by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 211 or by e-mail at raimondo@swfrpc.org
a least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech im-
paired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD).
The SWFRPC's planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or beneficiary
who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may file a com-
plaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Tidle VI
Coordinator, Gina Gilbreae at 863-519 -2345 or by writing her at P.O. Box
1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard
to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.
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SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the
following applications) for permit have been received for projects) in
Glades County:
Byron Storey (Peeples Storey Pasture) 16881 US Highway 27, Moore Haven,
FL 33741, has submitted Application 100226-17 for a Water Use Permit to
irrigate 241 acres of a ricultural lands with livestock. The water will be
withdrawn from the C- 9 Canal and the project is located in Section 26,
Township 41 South, Range 31 East.
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written
request for a copy of the staff report containing proposed agency action re-
garding the application by writing to the South Florida Water Management
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re-
ceived by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy
of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further
proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be ob-
tained by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting
the Application/Permit Search on the ePermitting page. Substantially affect-
ed persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the
proposed agency action by su bmitting a written request after reviewing the
staff report.
351459 GCD 4/22/10


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 ofCircuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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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
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
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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 tc
fe plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, page 60, Public Records of Hendr)
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 ofCircuit Couri
Hendry County, Florid
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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
2006 2007 1-07-44-33-030-0017-0130 Henri Khawan Zeres
Lot 13 in Block 17 of WOODLAND SUBDIVISION, according to the plal
thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 thru 2 of the Public Records o
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 ofCircuit Couri
Hendry County, Florid
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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 certikate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAMEIN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1559 2007 1-25-44-32-AOO-0176-0100 Bienvenmdo 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 Section
25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject t:
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. Butler
Clerk ofCircuitCouri
Hendry County, Floric
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PUBLIC NOTICE
LABELLE AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
There will be a LaBelle Airport Advisory Board Meeting held on Wednesday,
May 12, 2010 at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at LaBelle City Hall, in the
Commissioners Board Room, located at 481 W. Hickpochee Avenue in La-
Belle.
All interested parties are encouraged to attend. For Further information,
please contact the Hendry County Engineer's Office at (863) 675-5222 or
(863) 983-1588.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County
Commission with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she
will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based.
Janet B. Taylor, Chair
Board of County Commissioners, Hendry County
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Religious columns
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512FloridaStatutes Should we beware? Is the end
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton I LLC holder of the following
certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. f l l
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the near for all of us
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN By Pastor John Hicks
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED First United Methodist Church
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- Are you prepared for the end of the
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- world?
n to aLoeasement for an access road Ncf the West 80 feet thereof Also Based on the Mayan calendar prophecy
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. and the movie, "2012," the magic world-end
Subject to existing easementsand right of waysof record. date is December 21, 2012.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. According to "The Complete Idiots'
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- Guide to 2012" (Yes, there is a book by that
scri bed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's titl, there are or ta 0 ,000 w sites
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00 title), there are more than 600,000 web ites
A.M., on the FOURTH THURSDAY in the month of MAY, which is the devoted to this theme.
27TH day of MAY, 2010. devoted is eme.
Dated this 7TH day of APRIL, 2010. Barbara S. Butler Also in theaters was "The Book of Eli," a
Clerk of Circuit Court post-apocalyptic tale in which a man fights
Hendry County, Florida apoc Alyptic
351227 CGS 4/15,22,29;5/6/10 his way across America in order to protect a
sacred book that holds the secrets to saving
humankind.
There is a sacred book that holds the se-
SOUTH FLORIDA WATERMANAGEMENTDISTRICT crets to saving humankind, but I doubt it's
PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the this one.
following applications) for permit have been received for projects) in Remember Y2K?
Hendry County: Some predicted the world would shut
Rosbough Enterprises, Ltd. (Church Road Farm) 7300 Rosbough Way, Im- down at the start f 2000. Tim L '' "Left
mokalee, FL 34142, has submitted Application 100315-18 for a Water Use down at the start of 2000. Tim LaHaye's "Left
Permit to irrgate 25 acres of agricultural lands. The water will be with- Behind" novels had many believing that the
drawn from the Sandstone Aquifer and the project is located in Section 20, in nov s ad many blving a e
Township 45 South, Range 29 East. rapture (when believers will be taken up to
Hendry Capital LLC (Devil's Garden Recreational Area) P 0 Box 1212, Loxa- heaven) was near.
hatchee, FL 33470, has submitted Application 100305-10 for modification of
Surface Water Management Permit 26-00143-S for 910.3 acres of recrea- Before LaHaye, there was the 1970s,
tional lands. The water will be discharged to the L-3 Canal and the project The Late, Great Planet Earth" by Hal Lind-
is located in Sections 1-3, Township 46 South, Range 33 East. Ihe Late, Great Planet arth by Hal Lind-
Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written sey, predicting end times.
request for a coy of the staff repocontaining proposed agency action re- Then there was "88 Reasons Why the
garding the app ication by writing to the South Florida Water Management en tere was ason W y e
District, Attn: Environmental Resource Regulation, PO Box 24680, West Rapture Will Be in 1988." That also came in
Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680, but such comments or requests must be re- W
ceived by 5:00 PM within 21 days from the date of publication. a 1989 edition.
No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy Go figure.
of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further
proceedings. Application status and associated documents can also be ob- If I sound a bit indignant about all this,
tamned by accessing the District's website (www.sfwmd.gov) and selecting t l ar
the Appcation/Permit Search on the ePermittng page. Substantially affect- it's because I believe too many people are
ed persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing regarding the ilt f ma rin in a inr n it o
proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the guly o majong in a minor w en come
staffreport. su to ena hd times
351461 CN 4/22/10 to end limes.
It's easy to get caught up in looking for
signs. People of every generation have
awaited the end of time and the destruction
II I I I I of the earth.
This is in spite of the fact that Jesus, the
ultimate authority on such things, has al-
ready told us that no one knows when that
day and hour will be (Mark 13:32).
That hasn't kept authors from cranking
R ,- Ro" out novels based on this theme.
Personally, I'd rather go to the account of
4 the apocalypse found at the end of our Bible,
especially the passage of scripture found in
Inc. Revelations 7:16-17: "Never again will they
hunger; never again will they thirst. The sun
FREE ESTIMATES will not beat upon them, nor any scorch-
Residential & Commercial ing heat. For the Lamb at the center of the
Member of the BBB throne will be their shepherd; he will lead
them to springs of living water. And God will
Metal Roofs, Re-Roofs, Roof Repairs wipe away every tear from their eyes."
Office (863) 675-7045 It's a shame that every apocalyptic thriller
License #CCC1325950 can't end like that.
T_ his world will come to an end some day.
Nothing in this universe lasts forever.
Reading a newspaper makes If God wills it, the end could be today.
What the Bible truly says about the future is
you a more informed and this: God is in control of the future and God
interesting person. will not forsake God's children regardless of
what may come.
No wonder newspaper This is a scary world, but this is also God's
world. We don't know what the future may
readers are more successful! hold, but we know Who holds the future.
Yes, Christ told us He would return some-
day, but that should be a reason for great joy,
...- not anxiety.
r"4 )In the meantime, we have all kinds of
very real obstacles in the real world we have


to face every day.

Might doesn't necessarily
mean right
By Jackie Miller, Evangelist
First Christian Church
Proverbs 24:5-6 says "A wise man is
strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth
strength.
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy
war, and in multitude of counselors there is
safety."
The story of David and Goliath is a com-
forting one. Its moral says clearly that MIGHT
does not always mean RIGHT.
If we will use our heads we can over-
come seemingly impossible odds. There
was no question that Goliath was more
powerful than David, but David proved to be
the better warrior because he knew HOW
to use his HEAD, and he knew HOW to use
his FAITH.
There are times in the lives of each of us
when we feel like we don't stand a chance.
We are overwhelmed by the immensity
of our troubles, and they bury us under the
feelings of futilty and despair.
If we try to face these problems on our
own, we will probably fail. The wise person
seeks support in difficult times.
There is not better place to turn that the
Lord. He will support and strengthen us in
every situation. His counsel is solid and true.
if we will join forces with God, then there is
nothing on earth which can defeat us.
The Lord is a sure foundation, and the
evil of the world is powerless in the face of
His might.
Like David, we can rest assured that God
will stand beside us. Through faith we can
be made victorious over even the most pow-
erful forces on earth.
We must remember that Jesus said,
"Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my
word shall not pass away."
We need to live by Jesus' words. He told
us if we believe the Gospel, repent of sins,
and are baptized that he would save us.
He told us that if we remain faithful to
Him unto death that he would give us the
crown of life, that fadeth not away.
He promised that if we seek first His king-
dom and his righteousness that all the things
we need to keep body and soul together
would be added unto us. What a Savior and
Lord!

Two sayings: A reason for
hope
By The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D. +
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
A woman asked me one day about her
sick husband, "Why won't he do something
to help himself?'
After thinking a minute, I answered "I
guess he hasn't suffered enough!" She said
"I guess you're right."
In my collection of writings, poems, say-
ings, literature that I've put away for years
was a small card I remember typing years
ago with a reflection.
I found the card among the maxims and


read it once more. Somebody said or wrote
that "Discontent is the first step in the prog-
ress of a man or a nation."
I have thought about my own life and ma-
jor decisions made; often beginning with "I
don't like the way things are going" or "This
is not working" or "I've had enough."
As I reflect on the people I know, it is
often discontent with what is going on that
makes for change and progress.
We wonder about why things seem to
take so long sometimes for anything to hap-
pen but I have found out that patience may
help.
Patience may not be idly standing by;
waiting may bring assurance that the course
to be taken is the right one and that things
have been thought through before any hap-
hazard action.
The Biblical accounts are full of things
seeming to take a long time; the people of
Israel living in slavery in Egypt for hundreds
of years, Moses taking forty years to make a
two-week trek through the wilderness, the
Babylonian captivity just to name a few.
Sometimes it takes many years for a peo-
ple to rise up, or an individual to say "I've
had enough!"
Finally, the time is right and ideas become
actions.
Paul, in his Epistle to the Galatians re-
minds us "But when the time was fully
come, God sent His Son, born of a woman,
born under the law, to redeem those under
the law that we might receive the full rights
as sons (Galatians 4:4)."...thousands of
years, perhaps, from the beginning of cre-
ation until the moment was right.
I had always heard that "The mills of
God grind slowly" and later learned that
the rest of that saying was "...but they grind
exceedingly fine."
As I read of the difficulties and problems
around us, there is also hope.
After a tragedy, mines will be better in-
spected and ventilated, buildings will be
built to a different code to withstand earth-
quakes or hurricanes, neighborhoods will
stand together to resist violence, abuses
will no longer be covered up, people will be
motivated to find cures and search for more
effective treatments, human beings will be
more humane in the treatment of one an-
other, the list goes on.
The hard times, the pain and suffering,
the loss is not wasted. When the right mo-
ment comes; people will move.
God in His wisdom, chose the right mo-
ment, "when the time was fully come" to
send a Savior.
The right time had come; it always does.
It comes in the lives of individuals, commu-
nities, nations, the world!




Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


April 22, 2010


Special season for capture of reptiles of concern end


Future opportunities to be
offered

The six-week special season for capture
and removal of reptiles of concern from
state-managed lands around the Everglades
has come to an end with no reported har-
vests.
But beginning in late August, those with
a hunting license and a $26 wildlife manage-
ment area (WMA) permit will again have
the opportunity to capture and remove non-
native reptiles from public lands.
Reptiles of concern include the Burmese
python, reticulated python, northern and
southern African rock python, amethystine
or scrub python, green anaconda and Nile


monitor lizard.
Biologists with the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
believe the winter cold snap dramatically
reduced the numbers of Burmese pythons
in the wild.
"Based on observations and reports from
python removal permit holders, biologists
and hunters, we believe 50 percent of the
wild Burmese python population died as a
result of the record cold weather," said Scott
Hardin, the FWC's Exotic Species Section
leader.
"These seasonal kills are beneficial in
helping to control nonnative reptile popula-
tions."
The cold snap occurred immediately be-
fore the pythons' mating season, and FWC


officials hope it hindered this year's repro-
ductive season.
However, a portion of the population
did survive and still poses a threat to South
Florida if not managed properly.
The FWC recognizes that there are many
local hunters who really know the swamps
and woods where they hunt and have a
vested interest in helping rid South Florida of
these invasive, nonnative reptiles.
Beginning Aug. 28, licensed hunters who
also have the necessary permits (wildlife
management area permit, archery or muz-
zleloading gun permit, quota permit) will
be allowed to harvest reptiles of concern on
Everglades, Holey Land, Rotenberger and
Big Cypress WMAs during established hunt-
ing seasons on each WMA.


Note that the take of reptiles of concern
on Big Cypress WMA does not begin until
Sept. 4.
At that time, any reptile of concern taken
from Big Cypress must be checked in at one
of the area's six check stations.
For more information about hunting
seasons and regulations, visit MyFWC.com/
Hunting.






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Church briefs


Clewiston


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.


Belle Glade
Praise Concert at Lighthouse Cafe
A Lighthouse Caf6 Praise Concert will be
held on Friday, April 23, 7 p.m. at the Com-
munity United Methodist Church, 401 S.W
First Street, Belle Glade. A trumpet and flute
concert will be held.
The concert will be performed by Rev.
David Reeves of the First United Methodist
Church of Pahokee.


It will consist of your favorite hymns such Lighthouse Caf6 provides a FREE hot meal at
as Amazing Grace, Crown Him, At the Cross, 11:30 a.m. everyday Monday through Friday
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S.W Avenue B in Belle Glade.
Without it many would go hungry in our
community. There will be a love offering


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with the idea of leasing the store from the
owner. He didn't have many acquaintances
in the area, Mr. Agudo said, and as a result
threw himself completely into his new ven-
ture, getting to work at six in the morning
every day. He closed up many hours later, at
10 p.m. most days, helping customers to get
gas, or purchase a quick bite to eat.
Mr. Agudo allowed himself a minute to
chuckle out of respect for Mr. Bailout, who
kept a small, non-commercial coffee ma-
chine at the ready for customers, but never
charged anyone for a cup. He would drink
with them and talk until the drinks were
gone.
"He was a hard-working guy," Mr. Agudo
said. "He had no money to hire no employ-
ees or nothing."
That may have been his fatal mistake.


The shooting
According to the Palm Beach County
Sheriff's Office, the shooting call came a
few minutes before 4 p.m. on Monday. They
said that a man wearing a black hoodie
and a black ski mask may have played an
important role in the death of Mr. Bailout.
Still under investigation, the sheriff's office
revealed few details, except that the suspect
may have been there to rob the store, and
then fled after the shooting.
"From what I know, a young guy walks
in, pointed the gun at him, asked for the
money," said Mr. Agudo. "He might have
resisted. I don't know. There was a person
here. He's not saying anything. That's what
the police tells me."
The man was shot at the north end of
the cramped store, in the small walkway be-
tween the cash register and where Ali kept a
small machine used to heat pastries or other
foods.
"Right here," said Mr. Agudo. "That's
where the blood was."


The Glades Interagency Network is
hosting its 5th Glades Community Awards
Recognition Celebration on Tuesday, April
20, 2010 from 11 a.m. Until 1:30 p.m. at
the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, which
is located on the Campus of Palm Beach
State College in Belle Glade.
The Glades 2010 Community Awards
Recognition Celebration is designed to
bring the Western Communities of Palm
Beach County together as one as we pay
tribute to individuals who have made out-
standing contributions to our local organi-
zations and to the Glades Communities.
Each Glades area organization, agency,
business, and individual will have an op-
portunity to recognize up to two people by
completing an Honoree Form and attach-
ing a check in the amount of $40, which
will cover the cost of each Honoree's


INI/Jose Zaragoza INI/Jose Zaragoza
The convenience store in Belle Glade has seen robberies and crimes before, This was the spot Ali was standing in
but never one resulting in the death of an employee, when he was shot by a would-be rob-
ber.


Most officials agree that any shooting is
senseless, but this was more so. Although
they claim the crime may be connected to
a robbery, the truth is that the suspect took
nothing from the store.
"What the police is telling me is that the
guy might have panicked," said Mr. Agudo.
"Everything was here."


Is Belle Glade safe?
Mr. Agudo, who is far from ambivalent,
has come to terms with the risks of running
a convenience store in the city.
"Do I feel safe? What do you think, man?
This is the first person to actually get killed,
but it's not the first one to get shot. This is
almost on a daily basis, someone gets shot.
That's that. If it's not this place, it's the other
one."
Mr. Agudo said he hasn't told his own
family members, who live in Miami, about
the homicide.
"I don't tell them this kind of thing," he


said.
He was hopeful that the sheriff's office
would make an arrest. With video equip-
ment catching every second of the crime, he
thinks the detectives' jobs will be easier.
"They got these guys the minute they
walked into the property, all the way through
inside the store, every f---- possible angle,"
he said. "If they don't catch this guy, they
don't catch anybody. Simple as that."
Throughout the morning, customers
continue filing in, maybe more frequently
than they normally would; and more than a
few share their condolences.
Some are jumpy.


"What's wrong with that boy?" asks one
customer, pointing at a man walking sus-
piciously outside the establishment. "They
need to call the law and make him move
from the place."
Mr. Agudo looks outside.
"Yeah, well, you know, he's a little slow
in the head," the owner says, almost apolo-
getically.
Mr. Agudo engages Jimmy a little longer.
"He was a very nice guy," Jimmy says.
"Oh, yes," Felix answers. "He was very
nice. Very nice. He was a decent person."
Another customer walks in.
"Ten dollars, regular. On the van."


Plaque @ $25 per recipient, plus the Hon-
oree's lunch at $15 per recipient. Please
make your check payable to Maximum Re-
sults of Florida, Inc.
In support of your Honoree, we request
the presence of your organization at this
event. The cost of each individual lunch is
$15 per person. You may reserve one seat
or a group seating
Please make your reservations now.
For reservation information please contact
Autrie M. Williams at Lutheran Services
Florida PEPPI Head Start Center, 301 S.
W 8th Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430. Ad-
dress all correspondence regarding The
Glades 2010 Community Awards Recogni-
tion Celebration to the attention of Autrie
M. Williams. You may also reach Autrie at
561-996-1718, if you desire additional infor-
mation or further clarification.


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educational system.
From Facebook pages to the 2,000 letters
Charlie Crist received at his office, citizens
were not afraid to state their views about the
topic.
Although the merit bill was vetoed by
Governor Crist on April 16, teachers and stu-
dents still have their doubts and concerns
whether another form of the merit bill is in
the making.
The outline of the merit bill seemed sim-
ple and well-intended on paper but some
feel almost impossible to implement.
Like Mrs. Malewitz, a First-grade language
arts teacher at Belle Glade Elementary.
"This is a program with too many holes,"
the teacher said.
The overview of the merit bill includes
tying teacher pay to their students' perfor-
mance on standardized tests.
The bill also would not take tenure from


current teachers or lower their salaries but
would put new teachers on one-year proba-
tion, followed by four one-year contracts.
After five years in the profession, teachers
would have to be graded to determine their
future pay.
What were local teachers thinking lead-
ing up to the governor's decision? One of
the questions stemming from the bill was
how to judge Florida teachers equally.
Mrs. Malewitz, who sat in on a discussion
about the subject, raised the same ques-
tion.
"How will the pay be administered to the
individuals who are in guidance or those
who do not teach FCAT-tested classes? Like I
said before, this bill has too many holes."
"What about me?" Mrs. Schultz, a spe-
cial education teacher at Gove Elementary
asked.
"I teach special education, which uses
alternative assessment tests. How will gov-
ernment base my students' scores for merit
pay compared to other students who took
the FCAT?"
Mr. Schultz, an elective teacher at Glades


Central teacher, agrees with the two.
"I teach a communication technology
class, which is an elective at Glades Central,"
he said. It will be very difficult to use that
kind of standard to judge the classes that do
not teach the subjects areas that would be
affected. This is an instance when reform
looks good only on paper."
Mrs. Schultz goes on, "Most teachers are
not in it for the pay to begin with so the pas-
sage of this bill will not make the majority
of Florida teachers begin to teach for the
wrong reasons."
Mrs. Malewitz believes just the opposite.
"The passage of the merit bill will change
teachers' motives in the classroom. Teachers
have bills just like anyone else. I believe that
the amount of pressure placed on students
will increase due to pay raises teachers can
receive from this bill."
Reform is needed. That is a statement
that legislators and teachers can attest to.
Florida legislative felt like they needed to
do something for Florida's education due to
last year's troubling statistics.
In the 2008-2009 school year, 77% of


Florida's public schools did not meet the re-
quirement of standardized testing under No
Child Left Behind.
Although reform is needed, was the merit
bill the best option for Florida's educational
system?
Mrs. Schultz answers this question with
a firm no and states, "I have been thinking
about reform within the educational system
for a long time. I don't think that the FCAT is
a necessarily a bad test. To be honest, I don't
think any standardized test is a bad test. I
believe the pressure and the significance
that is placed on the test is bad." Mr. Schultz
weighs in.
"Teachers and legislators need to find
some middle ground with what is being
proposed and what is actually being done,"
he said.
But will the state listen?
"No one is listening to us; they need to
listen closer to what teachers are saying,"
said Mrs. Schultz. "I'm tired of government
telling us what we need to teach. I wish a
member of congress would come to sit in
my classroom."


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nutrients necessary to stay healthy. "We can
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have little or no salt, fat or sugar," said Brum-
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"Everyone is invited to help and we are
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Thank You!


Cleodis "Cleo" Lealand
December 4, 1920 March 2, 2010

To Our Friends,
We would like to express our heartfelt
appreciation for your prayers, phone
calls, visits, lovely cards, culinary
delights, words of comfort, monetary
contributions, flowers and other acts
of kindness. Whatever you did to
console our hearts, we thank you so
very much.
The Lealand Family


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