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Vol. 86 No. 75


Thursday, December 30, 2010


500 Plus tax


[The Sun Year in Review


Submitted Photo

Holiday Cheer
Donated toys, clothing and gifts have been distributed by Volunteers at five
local facilities. Those children have the opportunity to come and talk to San-
ta, receive a snack and pick out a toy, just like the children pictured above.
To read more about this, turn to page 11.


January
7 The forecasters have been wrong before.
Local farmers are hoping they'll be wrong once
more. Earlier this week, citrus producers scram-
bled to put plans into place in case a predicted
freeze threatened to damage their crops.
14 Teen violence has increase across the
country since the 90s, and that escalation has its
microcosm in the Glades. Nationally, violence has
made its way into movies, television, and video
games and the lucrative businesses it engenders
show no immediate sign of slowing down. But
for every person who remains silent, there is an-
other willing to find a solution.
*21 Sainteius entered St. John's Missionary
Baptist Church in Belle Glade overwhelmed by
the news she received late Monday night. After the
tragic earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12, Santeius had
been anxiously waiting to hear from her parents
and her siblings living in Portau-Prince. Sainteius
spoke to her mother, who told Sainteius that her
father did not survive and her sister and brother
suffered broken bones and severe head injuries.
28 A chihuahua with no fur and no bigger
than the palm of an average person's hand was
found dumped at a gas station in Belle Glade sev-
eral months ago. A staff member of Doc Savvy's
Animal Hospital brought the small dog in to the
clinic for Dr. Noelle Savedoff, a veterinarian, to
examine.

February
*4 As tough economic times continue
throughout the country, there is no greater evi-
dence of that than in our own backyard. In De-
cember 2009, unemployment rates were stagger-
ing for the Glades communities, surpassing even
the 25 percent unemployment rate during the
worst time of the Great Depression.
11- As tough economic times continue
throughout the country, there is no greater evi-
dence of that than in our own backyard. In De-
cember 2009, unemployment rates were stagger-
ing for the Glades communities, surpassing even
the 25 percent unemployment rate during the
worst time of the Great Depression.
18 How one couples's love goes beyond
the meaning of Valentine's Day. Love, a word that
can be used to describe a number of emotions re-


lating to a strong affection or to express pleasure
for a favorite thing, is one of the most common
expressions in our language.
*25 Education, a means of accumulating
knowledge, skills, and values from teachers to
students, has changed drastically in the last 50
years. The main change in the educational system
has been technology. No longer can traditional
rules be used in the classroom, when technology
is knocking on every school house.

March
4 _- ..i1 .* ,_: a mean for many is a choice, but
in other countries in some instances even in our
own community it is a face of life. According to
New Hope Charities, 75 percent of children in the
Glades live in poverty.
11 In the wake of his decisive victory in Pa-
hokee, former Mayor and newly elected mayor J.P.
Sasser said this was his easiest victory yet. With
six political campaigns under his belt, Mr. Sasser
wasn't referring to his victory over incumbent
Mayor Wayne Whitaker, and challenger Leonard
Rolle, the mayor-elect referred to a smooth cam-
paign that went off without a hitch.
18 At a few minutes after 7 a.m. on Tuesday,
in one of the three upper level apartments above
the "Belle Glade Wholesale" building on Main
Street, tenants woke to the sound of loud wailing
coming from another apartment, the southern-
most apartment with a window facing the road.
*25 Detectives in Belle Glade are hot on the
trail of a band of con artists who are preying on
unsuspecting consumers. The modus operandi
has popped up in a number of cases throughout
Palm Beach County, the state, as well as a splat
tering of cases in states like Texas a phone call
comes in with a person identifying themselves as
a customer service representative, representing
companies like FPL and others.

April
1- Glades resident Michael F. Jackson, is
seeking a seat on the Palm Beach County Com-
mission for the second time. With 20 years of
community and civic service, advocacy, employ


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Community News and Information


College Scholarship

Available
Property Appraiser Gary R. Nikolits, CFA, is
pleased to announce that the Property Apprais
her's Office is now accepting applications for its
2011 College Scholarship Application.
The Property Appraiser's Office presents
$1,000 scholarships each year to five college-
bound students. Since 1993, the Property Ap-
praiser's Office has awarded $99,000 in college
scholarships.
The application can be downloaded from
the Property Appraiser's Web site: pbcgov.com/
PAPA. The deadline to submit the 2011 appli-
cation is March 31, 2011. To be eligible for the
scholarship, a student must be a resident of Palm
Beach County, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.


The college or junior college they plan to attend
must be accredited. Funds are raised through vol-
unteer employee donations from participants in
our office's Friday Casual Dress Day. An Employee
Scholarship Committee selects the five winners.
For more information, call (561) 355-3230.

South Florida Fair Tickets
Stop by the Belle Glade or Pahokee Chambers
of Commerce to pick up you discounted South
Florida Fair tickets. The tickets make great stock
ing stuffers for Christmas! For more information,
contact the Belle Glade Chamber at 561-996-2745
or the Pahokee Chamber at 561-924-5579.

Xi Zeta Mu Sorority
Xi Zeta Mu Sorority in Belle Glade is selling


Schermer's pecans during the holiday season.
Proceeds from the fund raiser will be used to sup-
port projects in the Glades.
One pound bags are available at the Belle
Glade Chamber of Commerce for information on
pricing or to place an order call Sara Phillips at
996-2745.

Belle Glade Library
Belle Glade Library, 530 South Main Street, has
adult, teen and children's programs.
Please visit the web site at www.pbclibrary.
org/branch-bg for detailed information or call
561-996-3453.
Some programs require registration. Library
i ,.. 1,,i,, of operation are Monday to Wednes-
day 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday 10


a.m. to 5 p.m.

Change a Life
The greatest gift that you can give is the gift
of reading. To become an adult literacy volunteer
please call the Belle Glade Library at 561-996
3453.
No previous experience is required as training
is provided in a one day workshop that gives you
an overview of strategies for tutoring adult learn
ers.
You will be matched with a student and site
convenient to you. Tutors and students meet in
public places such as the local libraries.
If you can commit to at least two hours of vol-
unteer time per week and are a friendly, patient
person who loves reading, call today!


School Briefs


Rosenwald Elementary
"Keeping your skills sharp during the winter
break"! Rosenwald parents you are an essential
piece of putting it all together. "Parent and Kids
Night Event"!
Rosenwald Elementary School Saturday Tu-
torial Dates: Jan. 8, Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb.
12, Feb. 19, Feb. 26, March 5, March 26, April 2,
April 9.
Kudos to Mrs. Becky Watson, Music Teacher
and Kindergarten through First Teachers and stu-
dents for presenting the school play 'Twas the
Night Before Christmas! The play was a success
way to go Fine Arts Team!

Sugar Bear News From

Pioneer Park
Pioneer Park's Student Volunteer Corps
Fall 2010 saw the start up of a very powerful
and significant group of students on the campus
of Pioneer Park Elementary School, the Student
Volunteer Corps. Fourth and fifth grade students
partook in a rigorous application process to be
counted among the select membership of this
campus service organization.
During the fall, members will conduct the
televised morning announcements; organize and
facilitate the campus recycling program; peer-
mentor emergent and struggling readers; and of-
fer support to the media center to re-shelve books
and to assist with checkout. The teachers and ad-
ministrators at Pioneer Park wish to acknowledge
these amazing young students for their commit-
ment to our school.
Campus members currently include Car'Tiera


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ierria Warner, Dontavious Locket, Patricia Hall,
Antuan Williams, Carlene Joseph, Guyland Val,
Curtis Frantklin, Sha'nia Deleard, Jizelle Co-
macho, Odieu Hiliare, Lynne Legros, Ronkeria
Brown, Lorry Exilhomme, Venna Louis-Charles.
Join Principal Miller and the entire staff and fac-
ulty of Pioneer Park Elementary School in recog-
nizing these future leaders.
Principal's Reading Challenge
Principal Miller has issued a Reading Chal-
lenge to all students at Pioneer Park. His goal
in doing this challenge is to increase student
achievement in reading, motivate students to in-
crease their reading levels, ensure all students are
reading "just right" books and ensure all students
are excited about reading.
He has stated that if every student in school
earns the Principal's Star Reader Pass and reads
with him that he will either dye his hair blue
and gold, perform a Pow Wow Native American
Dance, perform a step routine, dress up as a Sug-
ar Bear or wear the ugliest tie or wear many differ-
ent ugly ties throughout the day. Student will vote
on the incentive that Mr. Miller will complete. This
challenge began on Nov. 17 and will end Dec. 16.
Come on Sugar Bears and get motivated to read!
Safety Patrols Selling Lollipops
Sugar Bear Safety Patrols are going to be sell-
ing Lollipops to raise money for their trip to At-
lanta and Orlando at the end of the school year.
They will be sold at a cost of .50 .75 cents. Please
give those quarters for this much needed cause.
Thanks for your support.
Pioneer Park Elementary Receives Boxes
of Joy
Pioneer Park Elementary School was once
again overwhelmed by the generosity of their


sister school, Panther Run Elementary. Vans and
pick up trucks arrived, carrying students, Parent-
Teacher Organization (PTO) members, and vol-
unteers bringing with them forty five Thanksgiv-
ing Boxes. These boxes were all decorated with
the Thanksgiving theme and filled with everything
needed to make a Thanksgiving Fest including a
gift card to Winn Dixie.
Pioneer Park had previously identified families
that would be given these boxes. As the families
arrived Mr. Harmon, Guidance Counselor, would
present them with the Thanksgiving box and the
gift card. Principal, Mr. Miller commented, "We
are so thankful for Panther Run's generosity.
These will help make Thanksgiving a joyous one
in many homes."
The students from Panther Run enjoyed a tour
of the school by members of the Safety Patrol.
Pioneer Park had also asked for assistance from
Panther Run for a coat closet to provide coats for
our students. Panther Run brought numerous
coats for this purpose. For more information con-
tact Jeannie Britt at 561-993-8603 or via e-mail at
- i l. .i . i i .1 i ,,.

Gove Elementary 'Cat Talk'
Volunteers of the Month
Congratulations to the following volunteers for
being selected as "Volunteers of the Month" for
the month of November: Mercedes Dingle, Lisa
Duran, Jorling Espinoza, Thelma Green, John Ku-
jawski, Jordana Levy, Caridad Lopez, Laura Ma-
tos, Willie Perry and Janet Towell. We thank them
for their time and support. Happy holidays to all!
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Canal Point Elementary
Food for Families
Students and staff once again participated in
the Food For Families Drive sponsored by Chan-
nel 5. The student body brought in over 856 lbs
of canned foods to help families who are in need.
The 4th graders collected over 213 lbs. of food!
Dr. Hoffman, principal and Ms. Walker, assistant
principal delivered Thanksgiving Baskets to fif
teen school families. Thank you to all of the fami
lies that donated. Kec/Canal Point takes the time
to care!
Kec/Canal Point Recycles
Students and staff in ..i.' I1. il. -i with the
Solid Waste Authority are busy recycling materi-
als that are used at our school. Each classroom,
office and cafeteria has a recycling bin.
Students and teachers are recycling paper,
aluminum and plastic to help save the earth's
environment. Each Friday, Safety Patrol students
gather the recycled materials and place the mate-
rials in a school wide bin, where it is picked up by
the Solid Waste Authority.
Fall Fun Math Night
Thank you to all of the students and their par
ents who joined us for Fall Fun Math Night! We
had a great turn out! Thank you to Paisano's Pizza
for the delivery of the delicious pizza!
Safety Patrol Sells Popcorn
The Safety Patrol is busy popping popcorn to
help fund their annual trip to Washington, D.C. 50
cents for a small bag and $1 for a large bag.
Popcorn is sold each Thursday and delivered
on Friday.
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A 'Celebration' for Teen Health


BY BRENDA BARNES
Hendry/Glades Health Departments
The mission of the Teen Health Center Pro-
gram is to create an environment for teens to
succeed. Youth ages 12 -19 are eligible to partici-
pate in the Teen Health Programs at Hendry and
Glades Counties Health Departments.
As a way to show appreciation and to cele-
brate the successes of the teens over the last year,
a dinner was held in their honor at the James
Singleton Building in LaBelle on December 18th.
Some of the Teen Center members helped with
the events of Iii ... ._.I guests were welcomed
by Keyrone Brown of LaBelle and introductions
were presented by Sar'Liesia Ford of Moore Ha-
ven.
An inspiring reading was presented by
Alquonne Brown of Clewiston and Jonteria John-
son of LaBelle gave the blessing of the food. This
gave the teens an opportunity to speak in front of
a crowd and help build their confidence.
The guest speaker of the evening was Lee
Pitts, the award winning host and executive pro-
ducer of the T.V talk show Lee Pitts Live. He cap-
tivated the audience with his inspiring stories and
life-lessons to encourage the teens that "life can
unexpectedly take you anywhere at any time, but
you have to believe in yourself." Lee, who is in
high demand on the speaking circuit, is a unique
success story in his own right.
He is an internationally renowned swim in-
structor and a bank vice president. He received
his Bachelors Degree in Business from Talladega
College and a Masters in Economics from Clark
Atlanta University. In 1994, he was selected to
Who's Who in African-American History. Ebony
magazine named him one of America's most
outstanding bachelors. He has received: NAACP
Image Awards, Hodge University Diversity Excel-
lence Award and the Southwest Florida Peoples
Choice Awards.
The motto for Lee Pitts Live is: 'Those who say


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it can't be done are usually interrupted by those
who are doing it."
Honorable guests of the evening were Janet
B. Taylor Commissioner, Hendry County, and
LaSheba Travis Teen Health Program Manager.
The dinner was prepared by Valerie Nelson of
Moore Haven.
Commissioner Taylor congratulated the teens
on their successes and thanked them for allowing
her to be a part of their celebration. LaSheba Tra-
vis said "We were honored to have Emmy-award
winning local talk show host, Mr. Lee Pitts and
Hendry County Commissioner Janet Taylor to cel-
ebrate the spirit of the holidays with us."
One goal of the Teen Health Center is to pro-
vide teens with health education, counseling, and
medical services in a confidential setting that en-
courages participation, involvement and learning.


There's a wonderutworld around us.
Fut of fascinating places. Interesing
people. Amazing cultures. Important
challenges. But sadly, our kids are
not getting the chance to earn about
their world. When surveys show that
half of A erica s youth cannot locate
India or Iraq on a -ap, then we have
t wonder what they do know about
their world. That's why we created
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Other educational topics include puberty, diet
and nutrition, community involvement, volunteer
service, conflict resolution, career development,
job skills, self esteem, decision-making, creative
self expression, abstinence, risk of pregnancy,
drug and alcohol use.
The Teen Health Center Program is excited
to plan for the New Year to see how the teens
(young adults) of Hendry and Glades counties
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Approve Policy For Manual Physical
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Weather Forecast for Hendry, Glades and
Western Palm Beach Counties collected from
the National Weather Service.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near
74. Southeast wind around 11 miles per hour.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a
low around 60. East wind between 10 and 14
miles per hour, with gusts as high as 18 miles
per hour.


Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Breezy, with a east wind between 10 and 16
miles per hour, with gusts as high as 21 miles
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Florida Community Bank Contributes to Goodwill and Mieroenterprise


BY KIRSTEN O'DONNELL
Goodwill
The Southwest Florida MicroEnterprise proj-
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Florida, has received a donation of over $1,500
from Florida Community Bank, a division of Pre-
mier American Bank, N.A.
The monies have been utilized to reimburse
recent MicroEnterprise graduates for their course
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Michael Jordan, Vice President of Compliance
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"Particularly in this economy, we're looking
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provides training for individuals with low to-
moderate income and/or other disadvantages to
start their own businesses. Program participants


complete a 10 week training course, made up of
weekly three-hour classes.
Mentors work directly with participants to help


these potential small business owners prepare a
business plan.
At the end of the program, some participants
may be eligible to receive microloans.
Program director Elliott Rittenhouse ex-
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sented each of the MicroEnterprise graduates
with a reimbursement check as they received
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"We appreciate the i. i. ..-ir, and commu-
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The SWFL MicroEnterprise Project is adminis-
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Inc. and is funded through the Southwest Florida
Community Foundation.
Other program partners include the South
west Florida Enterprise Center, SCORE, and AC
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What A Bottle Feels Like When You Hurl It Out The Window


Local Business Caters to
Adrenaline Seekers

BY JUAN LOPEZ
Special to INI
"You are insane!"
This was the first thought that greeted me as
I awoke on the morning I went sky-diving. I had
always wanted to sky-dive but there had always
been something "more important" that I had to
do. I had no excuses that morning as I drove out
to Airglades Airport.
My stomach was doing somersaults as I got
within sight of the airfield. "Too much adrenaline.
I need to relax," I thought, barely hearing myself
think over the music I had blaring over of the ra-
dio. As I walked over to the hangar, my nervous-
ness... err ... excitement grew.
I entered the hangar to find a relaxed atmo-
sphere and comfy chairs and sofas on one side of
the hangar next to a group of lockers.
Workers were preparing the gear for the first
jumps of the day. I came to find out that they do
at least 20 jumps per day.
On the other side of the hangar was the main
office, equipment rooms and an eating area with
a large grill, stove and other kitchen necessities.
OK, not intimidating.
I met with Rick Hornsby, owner/operator of
Sky Dive Adventures, and his staff got me set up
and ready to meet the person I would be doing
my first sky-dive with. They told me it would be a
tandem jump and I would have no chute. Admit-
tedly, this bothered me.
My first jump would also be recorded by Dan,
the skydiving camera-man. His gear can capture
stills and video. In order to take stills while div
ing, the camera's shutter button is laced through
his helmet and is kept in the corner of his mouth
which he activates by moving his tongue. I found
this interesting and distracting as I waited.
The person I would be jumping with was Da-
vid Cole. A relaxed and joking sky-diver who lost
count as to how many jumps he's done.
"I stopped counting around 5,000 jumps and
that was five or six years ago," he casually shared
as he was strapping the harness on me.
As the harness was being tightened, so was
my stomach. "I can't believe I'm going to jump
out of a perfectly sound aircraft," I thought out
loud.
At that moment, Dave looked at me with a dis-
turbing smile on his face and said "Ah, man there
is no such thing as a perfectly sound aircraft."
He then went back to checking my harness
and tightening the straps. Great. As if I wasn't
thinking enough about what could wrong once I
was out of the plane. Now the aircraft?
After he was done putting the harness on me,
he asked me to make sure to "check myself" be-
fore we got on the plane. I looked at him for a
moment and then realized what he meant.
The leg straps run along the inside of one's
thighs. For a guy, this could mean serious trouble
when the chute deploys.
"In other words man, check to make sure that
all the furniture is in the same room." I laughed
but I did check.
Dave put on his gear as I watched a group of
elder sky-divers and two students waiting by the
hangar entrance. They were talking, as casual as
ever. The scene reminded me of children waiting
at a bus stop.
My mind was snapped back to reality when
the aircraft we would be riding in, revved up its


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The view of the world at 14,000 feet.

engines and waited for us to board.
There were eight of us jumping that day. We
all entered and strapped in. The straps would stay
on until after we were safely away and climbing
to our designated altitude of 14,000 ft.
As we climbed, Dave distracted me and I was
able to relax and joke with the other divers in our
group.
The view was amazing. From the height we
reached I could see the city of Okeechobee to the
north, Pahokee, Belle Glade and South Bay to the
east, Moore Haven to the west and Clewiston was
plain as day under Lake Okeechobee.
I was told that on drier days one can see the
Gulf of Mexico. I noticed that the temperature
was getting colder as we gained altitude. There is
a two degree difference per 1,000 feet.
So, when we reached our target altitude, it
was around 64 degrees. I had decided to jump
with shorts on; which is perfectly fine for a sum-
mer jump but a winter one? Smart. But, in my
defense, I was nervous that morning.
Finally, the moment came. Having reached
14,000 ft. and, already fully connected to Dave's
jump harness for our tandem, we readied our
selves to jump.
We waddled our way to the opening and af
ter a three-count we were out and somersaulting
through the sky. We straightened out and I got a
clear, firsthand view of the world below me.
It was at that point that I realized something
Dave had told me while we were gearing up.
"When diving, you don't have the feeling that
you're falling. It's like you're driving down the
road and you a throw a bottle out the window.
You're the bottle."
A minute went by quickly and we deployed
the chute at 6,000 ft. Dave helped me ease the
straps so I could be in a sitting position as we
slowly floated back down to earth. Then, to my
surprise, Dave let control the chute for abit.
He kept his hands on the line but he let me


control our direction. Now, the nervousness
came back and thoughts of spiraling out of con-
trol danced through my head. What can I say, I
have a very active imagination.
Dave retook control as we came in to touch
down on the airfield.
"Don't look at the ground as we come in,"
yelled Dave. "You'll get the feeling of sticking out
your legs too soon and you break them." Check.
Thank God I have insurance. We landed just fine.
As Dave was gathering his chute, he asked,
"Nothing to it, right?"
Still coming of my endorphin high, I was a lit-
tle slow in saying, "Yeah, and now I'm hungry."
"There was nothing to it at all," I thought as
Dave and I walked back to the hangar so we
could take this gear off and see the video of the
jump. While watching the video I couldn't help
but say to myself that I'm hooked now.
Great ... now I want to go again.


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Alberto Jesus Ramirez, 84
CLEWISTON Alberto Jesus Ramirez, 84, of
Clewiston, passed away Dec. 27, 2010, in Cle-
wiston.
He was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Cuba, the son of
the late Alberto J. and the late Myrtle (Geifers)
Ramirez. He was raised by his father and step-
mother Sofia Ramirez.
He was a Farmer-Real Estate Broker. He was a
member of Saint Margaret Catholic Church in
Clewiston. He proudly served in the United
States Navy. He was a member of the Clewiston
Lions Club for many years.
Survivors include one son, Albert J. Ramirez
Jr. of Ocala; four daughters, Tica Rivas of Cle-
wiston, Graciela Swindle of Clewiston, Sofia Kir-
stein of Clewiston; two sisters, Mirta Berry of
Rome, Ga., Lidia Everett of Miami; grandchil-
dren, Joanie Swindle, Jamie Swindle Lester, Ni-
cole Rivas, Christina Ramirez, Kyle Kirstein,
Jessica Ramirez, Kevin Ramirez; and great-
grandchildren, Jason Pagan and Jenna Lester.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Belkys
S. Ramirez.
Funeral liturgy will be held Thursday Dec. 30,
2010, at 2 p.m. in Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 438
E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston with Father Mar-
cial Garcia officiating. Interment will be in
Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will
be Thursday hour prior to service at Akin-Davis
Funeral Home, Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.

Moraima Moreno, 75
CLEWISTON Moraima Moreno, age 75, of
Clewiston, passed away Dec. 17, 2010, in Cle-
wiston.
She was born May 11, 1935 in Cuba, the
daughter of the late Alberto Freire and the late
Maria (Santos) Freire.
Survivors include her husband, Jose Ibietator-
remendia of Clewiston; and sons, Luis G. More-
no and Edward P. Moreno.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 21,
2010, 10 a.m. at Saint Margaret's Catholic
Church in Clewiston with Father Juan Lorenzo
officiating. Interment followed in Ridgelawn Ce-
metery, Clewiston.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
Clewiston.





December 30, 2010


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


Enjoy New Year's with These Safety Tips d E.


BY PAT DOBBINS
Hendry/Glades Health Department
New Year's Eve marks the annual celebration
of bidding farewell to the past year and welcom-
ing the 365 days ahead. Enjoy the party, but cel-
ebrate safely, using these tips.
It is imperative that drivers be on high alert
when driving during New Year's Eve. As well,
after that midnight celebration, designated driv
ers should pay close attention to their rear view
mirror and take extra precaution at intersections.
Being sober on New Year's Eve doesn't guarantee
that the other driver is. Many cities have red light
cameras and photo radar but these systems will
not slow down a drunk driver. If erratic driving
is observed, contacting local authorities may pre-
vent someone from becoming a statistic.
Have a Plan for New Year's Eve Safety: Before
the New Year's Eve party starts, it is everyone's
responsibility to plan how they will get home
safely.
Assign a designated driver.
*Travel to and from the party by using a cab.
Sleep over at the home of the party host.
*Ask a sober family member to drop off and
pick up.
Travel with a party bus that drives right to the
front door.
If someone doesn't have a plan and indulges
in alcohol, they can call AAA's Tipsy Tow service,
which will help them get home safely with their
vehicle in tow. To check whether the service is
available in a particular region on a specific holi-
day weekend, dial 1-800-AAA HELP (1-800-222-
4357). Think about food safety: Every party host
is used to planning an attractive display of their
party's food and beverage. In addition to creat-
ing an inviting food spread, the hostess of a New
Year's Eve party owes it to their guests to be sure
that the food they serve is safe. To avoid illness,
follow these tips:
*Wash hands before, during and after food
preparation.
Don't handle or touch animals before or dur-


ing cooking.
Cook meats and eggs thoroughly.
*Thoroughly clean/wash utensils and cut-
ting boards after cutting raw meats before using
again.
Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables under run-
ning water before serving.
Keep hot foods hot [ 140F or above] and cold
foods cold [40F or below].
Be smart about flames and fireworks. Flames
and alcohol are dangerous. When planning for a
party, consider the fact that after a few hours, a
portion of their guests will be feeling invincible,
full of alcohol-inspired energy, and moving clum-
sily. Plan accordingly by:
*Nixing the real candles. Instead of burning
real candles at a New Year's Eve party, use 11- i.
operated candles for safe, ambient lighting.
Keeping fireplace, heaters and fire pit flames
under control. Use safety screens at all times and
make sure seating is at a safe distance from the
flame.
*If fireworks are part of the plan, ensuring
that the individuals shooting off the fireworks are
sober and observe safe handling. As well, make
sure the inebriated guests aren't too close to the
show. It's recommend to always check with the
local authority regarding the prevailing laws be-
fore using fireworks.
Keep an eye on your cash and credit cards. If
you choose to celebrate New Year's Eve at a pub-
lic place, exercise caution with cash and credit
cards during the evening. Alcohol tends to alter
rational thinking and wallets can be easily lifted
or dropped. Never leave wallets or purses unat-
tended. A tab can be set up with a credit card and
the credit card locked in the car, handed to a des-
ignated driving friend, or kept in a money belt or
body wallet.
By using these tips, this New Year's Eve cel-
ebration just might start off the new decade for
everyone in the right direction: Safely, in good
health and without incident! Here's wishing ev-
eryone a safe and prosperous 2011!


Lake Okeechobee Weekly Fishing Report


BY MARK KING

Hope everyone had a great Christmas with
family and friend, I know I did. The cold weath-
er is still affecting Lake Okeechobee and South
Florida with slower fishing days than I would like.
That's not to say that we are not catching bass it
just means that we have to work a little harder for
the fish we are catching.
The water temperatures start out in the low to
mid-50 degree range in the morning and then get
up to the 60-degree range by late afternoon, but
we could sure stand for it to stay in the mid six-
ties to get the bass really fired up. The water level
has remained around 12.54 feet above sea level
all week so just maybe they won't let a lot more
out of the lake for a few months.
The bass that we did catch this past week
were on wild shiners for live bait and on jerkbaits
and shakey head worm rigs for artificial lures. We
actually caught more on artificial lures in the cold
water than we did on the wild shiners.
When the water gets cold the bass here on
Lake Okeechobee are not really in the eating
mood but if you fish a bait by them like a jerkbait
or lipless crankbait you will often get a reaction
strike. On sunny days I like to use chrome col-
ored jerkbait or lipless crankbait but on cloudy
days gold or white colored bait works best. The
other lure that worked good for me this week


was a shakey head jig rigged with a straight tailed
worm.
I like to use /4 ounce Gambler Giggy Head jigs
with the 5/0 hook size with a Gambler Sweebo
worm, the 5/0 hook is just right here on Okeecho-
bee to get a good hook set on bigger fish. The bite
was barely detectable and a,. i, .. i .. rod like
the Deep South "Mark King" Shakey Head rod did
the trick, I also like to fish fluorocarbon line with
this rod.
With the wind blowing so hard this week it
has been almost impossible to fish the outside
grass line so the rim canal and dynamite holes
produced most of the fish that my clients caught.
The key this week was to fish slow and thorough-
ly in an area before I moved on to another. The
water in most of the dynamite holes and some of
the rim canal was very clean and that seemed to
be another key to locating bass this past week.
The crappie bite seems to be picking up with
the colder water temperatures we have been ex-
periencing the past couple weeks. Places like Un-
cle Joe's canal, rim canal, and Harney Pond canal
have been the better areas to fish. Jigs and min-
nows seem to both be working well; the choice
is up to you. Happy New year to everyone and I
hope to see you on the water soon.
Capt. Mark King is a full time guide out of world
famous Roland Martin's Marina and Resort in
Clewiston Florida. Give him a call at 863-677-
0983 or go to www.markkingfishing.com.


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RELIGION COLUMNS


The Eternal "Now"!
BY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELIST
First Christian Church
The New Year holiday is chiefly a secular one,
merely the starting date for a calendar set up by
man for his own convenience. But as a milestone
in a life given to us by a loving Father, the day is
one that is well deserving of prayerful meditation
and thought.
There is nothing really new about this New
Year we will be on January 1st what we were
on December 31st. For each person, the charac-
ter of our life on any given day is the sum total
of all our yesterdays with one important quali-
fication: At any given moment, with God's help,
we can change direction, steer, rather than drift!
Are we defeated by past mistakes, haunted by
past failures? If we dwell on them, we will repeat
them. Are we convinced that these failures were
the fault of others? If so, there will be little or no
incentive to take personal inventory, to look with-
in for the source of our difficulty.
But what if we refuse to hold memories of past
mistakes in our consciousness? What if we recog-
nize and act on-the truth that right now we can
start fresh? And it is true if only we turn to Him for
guidance. Right now we are the sons of God, if
we have been born again, of water and Spirit, as
surely as we shall ever be. He is our genuine spiri-
tual identity. We have only to claim what He has
already freely given us. On New Year's day- or
any other day- we can decide to live now, rather
than in a dead yesterday or an uncertain tomor-
row. And when we do, we will see that His genu-
ine eternal now is all that we ever have or need!

Sharing In Revelations And
Resurrection
BY REV SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+
Saint Martin's Church
My calendar tells me we have come to the end
of the first decade in the 21st century. Someone
said the 20th century was the century of physics
and the 21st century will be a century of genet-
ics. Already, new approaches are being taken to
old illnesses through genetic science, stem cell
research, and other innovations make life better. I
chalk it up to God's revelation.
The Lord who spoke to His "sheep" gave a
promise that "I have come that they may have life,
and have it to the full (John 10:10)." That promise
of salvation applies not only to the life beyond;
but this life is something special in God's eyes,
too. New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are but
a few hours away; and in spite difficulties, human
beings make progress. One of the things I enjoy
most is sharing in resurrectionss." I am happy
when I can restore something that used to work
but no longer works, and put it back into service.
Recently, I visited a gathering of radio amateurs
one morning. There, on one of the sale tables,






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was a radio chassis with a bag of parts beside it.
I recognized the radio by the configuration of
switches and knobs. The bag beside it contained
dials and a few other parts that belonged to it.
The owner observed my interest; I remembered
rebuilding ("resurrecting") one of these radio re-
ceivers a few years back. I still had the technical
information and diagrams to guide me. Then I
debated with myself about what would be a fair
price. When the owner came up with an offer
of half that amount, I found myself opening my
wallet and gathering up my "lost" radio. I know
it can be "saved." It will come to life once again;
replacement of some dried-out parts, check-
ing the circuits, finding tubes that work or that I
can substitute for the original ones; replacing a
torn speaker with one saved from another radio.
I begin to see what God must see when one of
us finds our way after being lost; someone who
decides to make a go of something that is failing;
people who reinvents themselves after one disas
ter or another.
It will not happen all at once. It will take time
to test the parts in place, to find the right replace-
ments, to look for other components to substitute;
but it will happen. The first step has been taken;
the radio was not "lost" it has possibilities. Now
we are at another moment in our lives. The cal-
endar closes out one year, but another opens up
with all sorts of possibilities, if we will see them.
God will continue to "resurrect"; through His
revelation, through our being open, through our
keeping on in knowing that it is His will that we
be saved. New Years-a time to affirm God's gift of
life, to use it and rejoice in His message of salva-


tion for us and then acting on it.
Think about this: If this should be the last year
that I shall know on earth, I would not want to
spent it in carelessness and myrrh. I would each
passing moment glorify my Lord, That I might
know Him better and feed upon His Word. I
would be more in earnest seeking for the lost, As
one redeemed by Jesus, bought at such a cost. I
would grow ever like Him, whose name I have
confessed; I would be more compassionate to
those who are distressed. And this may be my last
year, I cannot tell for sure; But I would live as if it
were, His "Well done" to secure.

He Has Come
BY PASTOR JOHN HICKS
First United Methodist Church
It was a cold December afternoon. Rain mixed
with snow splashed against the windshield. All
day Jerry and Jim had been delivering Christmas
boxes to families, many of which would receive
nothing else ii, o ., Fi i Christmas. Only one box
remained, and the weather was getting worse.
The address on the card meant a long drive
beyond the city limit. "What do you think?" Jim
asked. Jerry knew what Jim was thinking. Why
drive way out in the country when they could
give this last box to someone closer and soon be
home? It was a tempting thought. Jim, however,
answered his own question, "Well, let's give it a
try. If we can't find the place, we can always come
back and give the box to someone else."
The rain was pouring down when they
reached the address on the card. The old framed
farm house had once been an elegant place, but


now the farm was gone and the house deterio-
rated.
They huffed and puffed, slipped and slid as
they carried the box up the damp red clay hill.
Climbing up the farm house steps, they glimpsed
the face of a small boy at the window, who an-
nounced their arrival with shouts of excitement,
"They're here, Grandma, they're here!"
The door opened and an elderly woman with
grey hair pulled back in a bun greeted them. She
was drying her hands with a dishtowel and ex
plained t them that she and her grandson were
all that was left of her family. The father and
mother had divorced and gone their separate
ways, leaving the little boy for Grandma to raise.
"I told you, they would come," a child's voice
said from behind her. A little boy with black hair
and bright dark eyes rushed to the box and began
pulling at the goodies inside.
She continued, "I'm so glad you came. He
was up early this morning looking for you. He sat
by that window all day. I wasn't sure you would
come and tried to prepare him in case of disap-
pointment. But he just said, 'Don't worry, Grand-
ma, I know they will come.'"
In a sense, the little boy was speaking for all
Christianity. A thankful people, more than one bil-
lion of us around the world, pause for a few mo-
ments at Christmastime and proclaim, "We knew
He would come."
The prophet Isaiah, speaking on behalf of
God, promised it over two thousand years ago,
"For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given, and
the government will be on His shoulders. And He
will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
F i hi.._: Father, Prince of Peace." And He has
come, just as promised.


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Weather Decimates Winter Crops


Cold yet to release grasp of ,:
the area


BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
INI Florida
First farmers wanted to wish the cold away.
Now they hope the cold still stick around a little
longer.
An initial cold two weeks ago had farmers
worried about their outlook. Subsequent freeze
events have them shaking their head in disbelief.
"It's cumulative. We had a lot of damages last
week and had some more last night," said Gene
McAvoy, Hendry County extension director at the
University of Florida said. "It is significant."
The agent reported lows of around 26 degrees,
with the possibility of colder pockets at individual
groves and farms. A total of nine hours of below-
freezing temperatures were recorded south of
Lake Okeechobee.
According to Mr. McAvoy, the five-county area
in Southwest Florida, which includes Hendry
County, sustained an estimated $197 million in
losses from the December weather, with vegeta-
bles and sugarcane taking the hardest hit.
"If you look around, it's not green anymore.
The fields of green are now fields of yellow," said
Barbara Miedema, with the Sugar Cane Growers
Co-op in Belle Glade.
Miedema reported an energized shift toward
harvesting as much of the damaged cane as pos-
sible, but noted that the refinery's capacity to pro-
cess the product limits that directive.
"We're going out earlier in the morning, and
working later in the evening to grind a little bit
more cane," said Ms. Miedema.


FHUIU /JUNEtLAKAUULA


Farmers are hoping that temperatures will stay
cooler, since a return to hot and humid tempera-
tures would devastate the product. Cooler tem-
peratures would "refrigerate" the product long
enough for companies to harvest the damaged
plant. The window of time is between 30 to 40


days to harvest damaged sugarcane.
At U.S. Sugar in Clewiston, managers are still
busy estimating what their losses will be.
"We've now had three separate prolonged
freeze events and so most of the cane we have


had widespread frost and frozen stalk," reported
Judy Sanchez, U.S. Sugar's director of corporate
communications.
How much the weather will affect the com-
pany's bottom line remains to be seen. As far as
jobs are concerned, Ms. Sanchez said, the com-
pany i m,;, i. -i'i planning any changes.
"We have to harvest that sugarcane just like
we would if it was 100 percent healthy," she said,
explaining that the company will "produce less
sugar this year than we had estimated."
Although less product will be available for dis-
tribution, the very nature of the event as well
as weather impacts around the world will en-
sure that sugar prices will go up, tempering the
losses for the companies; but to what degree is
not known.
One other looming question affecting the sug-
arcane operations is whether the seed stock is
sufficient to carry over into next year's crop. With
whole stocks of cane suffering from the freeze
damage, farmers hope there is enough viable
seed to plant future product, said Ms. Miedema.
Ms. Sanchez said this week's freezes hit some
of the fields that had survived earlier that the com-
pany was planning on using as seed cane.
Despite the hope for more temperate weather,
farmers still would notwant a repeat of this month
in January. Some farmers, including Hundley
Farms in Belle Glade, suffered major losses as a
result of the weather. In some cases, entire crops
were wiped out.
"When you get a freeze, you might freeze
the top 18 inches of the plant off. When you get
another one, it takes another six or eight inches
until, finally, there's nothing left. You can't kill
twice," said Mr. McAvoy.


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Holidays At Palm Beach County Health

Centers Jolly For Local Children


RAK Club makes donations to the

Lighthouse Cafe


BY TIM O'CONNOR
Palm Beach Department of Health
The holidays are a special time for children
at the Palm Beach County Health Centers. Since
Dec. 14, donated toys, clothing and gifts have
been distributed by Volunteers at five of our facili-
ties. These children have the opportunity to come
and talk to Santa, receive a snack and pick out a
toy. Many centers also offered books, infant gifts
of blankets and hats for newborns and babies,
and pajamas and toothbrush/toothpaste kits for
kids and toddlers.
The toys, clothing and gifts are collected
throughout the year and made possible through
the generosity of local organizations such as The
U.S. Marine Corps and Toys For Tots, Inc., Rosar-
ian Academy, First Christian Club, Women's Club


of Belle Glade, Xi Zeta Mu Chapter of Pheta Sig-
ma Phi, and Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Seltzer, Unity
School of Delray Beach "Angel Tree Program,"
Milta Ayala, Simone Zengage, and Treasure Box
Organization, Palm Beach National Civic Asso-
ciation Holiday Toy Drive. Boynton Lakes Activ-
ity Committee Holiday Toy Party, The Benjamin
School Toy Drive, Pajama .... .- I, ii.h.
Books, The Linus Project,.
The 3 B's Knitting Group, The WIC Store, Jea-
nette Hartzell, Frances Sedwick and the Gover-
nor's Council for Community Health Partnerships
among others.
Our volunteer elves work especially hard over
the holidays: sorting of the gifts for boys and girls
by age, preparing the festive decorations and di-
recting hundreds of visitors during the events to
assure each child is taken care of.


Students from the Random Acts of Kindness
(RAK) Club collected over $400 for the Lighthouse
Cafe. The funds were raised by the students in
..... ~i .11... with a quilt and tree skirt that were
donated to the Club by Kristine Petersen.
The donation was given to board member
Paul Allen this week when eight students came to
help out at the local facility that provides free hot
meals to over 100 people each weekday in down-
town Belle Glade. In addition to the donation of
financial support, the students served beverages,
cleared tables and gave away Christmas orna-
ments to the people who came in to eat.
The RAK Club is an extra curricular program
at Clewiston Christian School and is open to stu-
dents from second through sixth grade. The RAK


Club was formed in October, 2007 to encourage
students and faculty to think of others and to
impact the lives of others through visible expres-
sions of kindness.
According to RAK Club Advisor, Denise Hat
ton, "The long term goal is to provide opportuni-
ties for students to become people who give to
others and the community thereby developing
and expressing Christian character."
While assisting at the Lighthouse Cafe, one
student remarked, "It feels good to help other
people!" That's what the RAK Club is all about
serving others. Above: Lighthouse Cafe board
member Paul Allen accepts a donation from the
Random Acts of Kindness Club from Clewiston
Christian School.


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Photo / Juan Lopez

Walking among our neighbors
Commissioner William Grear tours the downtown area of Belle Glade recently, hoping to shed light on an area of the town that is ignored. There are stories of
people who grew up on these streets and found success later on in life, and Commissioner Grear hopes future success stories will follow the same path.


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ment, and volunteerism in Palm Beach County.
Mr. Jackson said he hopes to continue helping the
people of Palm Beach County, particularly those
who are in need the most.
*8 A Miami federal judge's self labeled im-
patience with the pace of restoration projects in
the Everglades Agriculture Area may be one indi-
cation that the state's proposed purchase of U.S.
Sugar a project now well into its second year
of negotiations and deadline extensions has
reached its apex.
15 Moving your front driveway to make way
for street improvements might upset some folks,
but Freddilynn Lynch says it's all good news to
her. "It sure beats driving on a bumpy road," she
said.
*22 Nearly 17 hours after a man was shot
and killed there, Felix Agudo mans the Quik
Service Store on Martin Luther King Boulevard.
A middle-aged man with strong, green eyes, he
wails on a steady stream of customers stopping
to get gas.
29 More than 50 local children took center
stage at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on
Saturday, April 24, to the rousing cheers and adu-
lation of an adoring public many of whom were
their own parents. Studying under the tutelage of
the Missoula Children's Theatre, the children ded-
icated an entire week of their after-school time
to learning, memorizing, and doing their part in
crafting a flawless performance.

May
6 On May 1, the Mary L. Hanford Center for
Change hosted its first community clean-up day
in honor of Mary Hanford who for more than 50
years lived on SW Avenue A in Belle Glade and
was the community's touchstone. More than 75
volunteers from schools, community groups,


family relatives and neighborhood residents
cleared brush, leveled ground, picked up trash
and improved the quality of the neighborhood
between 5th and 8th streets on SW Ave A.
13 There's a new guy on the block in the
governmental area in Belle Glade. Palm Tran,
the county's bus transportation system, has built
a satellite facility on land behind the new Eagle
Academy building and the County Jail which his
currently under construction. Built to accommo-
date and improve Palm Tran's service to the Lake
Region, the facility took one year to complete.
20 Maneuvering his way through a maze of
steel beams and wires, and past light bulbs hang-
ing from the unfinished
ceiling, Captain Mark
Chamberlain walks into
a hallway possibly the
longest hallway in the
Glades and despite
having been there be-
fore, he's still in awe.
He is inside the skeleton
of what will be the new
West County Criminal
Justice Complex. The
facility will be the cen-
tral "brain" of all law
enforcement activity
west of 20-Mile Bend.
*27 It's around
1 p.m. in the gymna-
sium at Glades Cen-
tral Community High f -
School. Pretty soon,
these wooden bleach-
ers will be filled with
eager students ready to .
learn about the featured
guest. The gym doors "
open and students file .. .-
in like schools of fish. .. .
While students are still, .t.,


getting seated, the featured guest and his entou-
rage come through the door. The guest is James
Lee. Yes, the Tampa Bay Buck James Lee.

June
*3 Most little girls are thrilled with Barbie
dolls and Easy Bake Ovens. But McKenna Hick-
son of Belle Glade isn't most little girls. This tough
eight-year- old's passion is horses. Fast horses. It's
been that way since she was just a toddler. She
now holds title to the state barrel racing cham-
pionship in her division, ages 6-14. She won that
accolade, along with a belt buckle and a saddle,


at the Florida Junior Rodeo Association finals May
14th at Brighton Indian Reservation.
10 Palm Beach County has approved a tri-
party interlocal agreement with the City of Belle
Glade and the Palm Beach County School Board
to co-locate a county library and city civic cen-
ter on cityowned property. The new library/civic
center will be built on the 600 block of N.W 4th
Street, between N.W Avenue F and N.W Avenue
H.
17 Following last month's announcement
of the Port of Palm Beach's decision to opt out
of its own ambitious inland port project a plan
which promised the creation of thousands of jobs
locally the citizens of the Glades, according to
J.P Sasser, were dancing in the streets. Far re-
moved from the idea that the Glades cities would
see the Palm Beach agency's departure as the de
facto death knell, yet another setback in an area
sees unemployment levels as high as 40 percent,
the mayor of Pahokee sees it in altogether differ
ent terms.
*24 Last Saturday, Deputy/Coach Mike LeS-
trange brought his boxers to the Florida Gold
Coast Boxing Championships in Hallandale, Fla.
Nicholas Sanchez, a 16 year-old student at Paho-
kee Middle/High School boxed in the 115-pound
weight class and won the championship title by
a three-round decision against Jake Grossman
of the Broward Sheriff 's PAL program. Sanchez
out punched Grossman by getting under the taller
Grossman's reach, and scoring with a series of
left jabs, rights, and left hooks. Sanchez was pro-
moted to team captain due to his "outstanding
behavior, grades, and work ethic. We are proud
of him" said Deputy L, *.r .... .

July
1 The names of two victims in a Friday as-
sault in Pahokee have been released by the Palm
Beach County Sheriff's Offi ce. Ruben Walker,
23, and Alton Hart, 25, both suffered injuries that
were considered not to be life- threatening. The
two were airlifted to St. Mary's Medical Center in
West Palm Beach soon after the incident.
*8 Deputy Ken Fisher says his brief tour in
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what he just said, and that nothing really goes that
great in a war-torn country, he says it went as well
as it could have no threat of danger, successful
missions, everybody returned safe and sound. He
won't take the moment to shine in the spotlight,
either, and speaks honestly about what he did
there, drive trucks from base to base, helping at
the airport, with baggage, and when the planes
came in.
15 Hoping that there would be a larger
crowd gathered at Lake Shore Park, Lt. Mike
Morris was disappointed. It was a hot day, and
maybe the crowds were thinner as a result, but Lt.
Morris had hoped to replicate the success of the
previous year's marches when hundreds would
come down to walk the streets of downtown
Belle Glade. Community leaders showed up, the
mayor, several commissioners arriving one by
one to spread the message that violence must be
stopped in their city.
*22 Having served as Pahokee city's man-
ager for two years, Matthew Brock offered his
resignation last month, with at least one leader
deciding it was time for a change. "The City Com-
mission reviewed Mr.Brock's performance over
the past two years as city manager. The majority
of us felt that he was not performing at the level
we needed him," J.P. Sasser, Pahokee mayor, said.
According to the mayor, the commission needed
someone that had a "take charge style and was
more proactive."
*29 A few years ago a gathering of com-
munity leaders, citizens and school officials
packed the auditorium at Pahokee Middle/Senior
School to voice a single cause: the need to con
struct a new school in Pahokee. It simply wasn't
fair to them that, of all the schools in Palm Beach
County, theirs was the only one that had both a
middle school and a high school inside of the
same facility.

August
*5 Pediatric patients at Lakeside Medical
Center will have plenty to smile about after a
children's organization provided the hospital with
toys, books and other gifts to help inject a bit of
fun into a child's stay at the hospital. Little Smiles,
a local children's charity, delivered toys, books,
videos, crayons, socks, underwear and portable
DVD players to Lakeside Medical Center on June
17.
12 If anything, following years of back and
forth discussions about U.S. Sugar potentially be-
ing bought out by the South Florida Water Man-
agement District for restoration efforts, news that
the board was considering moving ahead with
at least the citrus lands in the deal brought Tris
Chapman some comfort. "There were some
questions as to what might happen," said Mr.
Chapman, who is in charge of citrus processing
operations at Southern Gardens Citrus. "It's like
being an expectant parent when a baby arrives.
Things are not certain." Southern Gardens, a sub-
sidiary of U.S. Sugar, will suffer the greatest im-
pact, but Mr. Chapman is choosing not to see the
deal as a death knell.
19 Where do political hopeful Michael E.
Jackson and incumbent Commissioner Jess San-
tamaria believe the future of the Glades lies? Two
very different places. Both men will be featured
in next Tuesday's election, as participants in the
Aug. 24 primary election. The winner of this race
will go on to the general election in November.
*26 Four community leaders are the new
est appointments to the Glades Rural Area Sup-


port Board which governs Palm Beach County's
newest hospital, Lakeside Medical Center. Donia
A. Roberts, Esq., Angela K. Pope, Gilbert Alvarez
and Janet D. Moreland, ARNP, MSN, M.Ed. are the
fi rst new members to join the Board since the 70-
bed, all-private room hospital opened on October
15, 2009. They replace outgoing Board Members
John S. Lacy, L. Neil Fogel, former Board Chair
Bryan F. Cross and former Vice-Chair Donald A.
Fliehs, OD.

September
*2 George Webb, the county's engineer, is
happy to report that Florida's Department of
Transportation (FDOT), has agreed to okay guard-
rails along the notoriously dangerous stretch of
State Road 80. While the ease of travel between
the Glades cities of Belle Glade, Pahokee and
South Bay is made possible by the road, it has
also recently been the site of a number of terrible
drowning accidents, with case after case of cars
veering off the roadway and into a canal that runs
parallel to the roadway on the south side.
9 It's like a breath of fresh air. Sixteen-year
old Zachary Taft doesn't slump in his chair dur
ing interviews. A cloud of hair isn't covering his
eyes as he speaks. His clothes aren't six sizes too
big for his small frame. His answers aren't nope
and uhuh. He learned his manners, discipline,
and self confidence, he says, at the Palm Beach
County Sheriff's Office's Eagle Academy; a pro-
gram now on the chopping block due to budget
cuts. The announcement of this closing comes
after the sheriff's office just built a new, state-of
-the-art facility for the Eagle Academy near the
county courthouse on SR 15. The cost: approxi-
mately $14 to $15 million for the 38,564 square
foot compound.
16 On Tuesday, a group of men sat in the
shade of an apartment building in Pahokee, over-
looking an apartment across the street where last
week a man was fatally stabbed. "He died in that
alley," one of the men says, pointing to the space
between a couple of brightly-colored, two-story
apartment units on Shirley Drive in Pahokee's
Fremd Village. "They put the dirt over there to
cover up the blood," he says.
23 A mother dropped off her newborn child
at a local fire rescue station in Pahokee under the
Safe Haven law. Some may it sounds like a ter-
rible thing having to be in a position in which
a parent would have to make the decision of giv-
ing up a child. But whatever those circumstances
might have been, there were no questions being
asked when this parent visited the fire station and
handed the child to a fire fighter on Monday. All
that responding firefighters would learn was that
the boy was recently born and the mother could
not care for him anymore.
*30 It wasn't the Fourth of July, but there
were a few fireworks at the Glades Political Fo-
rum on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Ten candidates running
in the November election showed up to a packed
house of almost 200 to try to convince local resi-
dents to vote for them. Things got a little conten-
tious during the question-and-answer portion
between the three candidates running for County
Commission.

October
7 Pahokee City Commissioner Diane Walk-
er was handcuffed and charged with obstruction
of justice last month. The incident happened after
published reports say she stepped in to question
why deputies were arresting her son.
In her defense, the commissioner told The
Sun that she was horrified by what she saw that
day: deputies treating her son unjustly in front of
a crowd of onlookers.


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signed ra and coordination or doubts about any ad Community Room, sale. The legal description of the
between operations and mainte- on these pages, we ad- Tot lot, Playground, How fast can your car property being sold described as:
nance. ng or sending money Activities go? It can go even LOTS 7 THROUGH 11, LOTS 12
nance* oa tise tha bfe ck responed THROUGH 16, THE WEST ONE-
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teen maintenance and operations with the Better Business included in rent no it in the classified. BLOCK 18 OF CRESCENT PLACE
Bureau at 772-878-2010 additional charge to SUBDIVISION NO. 3, ACCORDING
in the assigned area. for previous complaints. resident ED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 2, PUB-
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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2010-CA-000416
Deutsche Bank National Trust
Company, as Trustee of IndyMac
Residential Mortgage-Backed
Trust, Series 2006-L4; Residen-
tial Mortgage-Backed Certifi-
cates, Series 2006-L4,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
Kristiani Lins;
Defendant.
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order rescheduling foreclo-
sure sale dated December 16, 2010
entered in Civil Case No. 2010-
CA-000416 of the Circuit Court of the
20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hend-
ry County, Florida, wherein Deutsche
Bank National Trust Company, as
Trustee of IndyMac Residential Mort-
gage-Backed Trust, Series 2006-L4,
Residential Mortgage-Backed Certifi-
cates, Series 2006-L4, Plaintiff and
Kristiani Lins are defendantss, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT IN THE HENDRY COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND
FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY
COURTS BUILDING), LABELLE,
FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M., January
19, 2011, the following property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to-
wit:
LOT 11, BLOCK 60, OF MONTURA
RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVI-
SION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGES 37, 38, AND 39,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
SECTION 22, RANGE 32,
TOWNSHIP 44
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
DATED at LABELLE, Florida, this 17
day of December, 2010.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Hendry County, Florida
/s/ J. Bevis
DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd.
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33614
(813)880-8888
374216 CN 12/23,30/2010

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
CASE NO. 09-CA-189
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.,
Plaintiff,
VS.
ULISES BARRETO et. al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated 12/1410, and entered in
Case No. 09-CA-189, of the Circuit
Court of the Twentieth Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Glades County, Flori-
da, wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE,
INC., is a Plaintiff and ULISES BAR-
RETO; YAMILET BARRETO; UN-
KNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT #2 are the Defendants. JOE
FLINT as The Clerk of the Circuit
Court will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at 11:00 A.M. on
January 13, 2011, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 29, BLOCK 52, PORT LABELLE
UNIT 102, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 66 THROUGH
87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
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.
Dated this 16th day of December,
2010.
JOE FLINT
As Clerk of the Court
By: Julie Braddock
As Deputy Clerk
If you a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you
are entitled, at no cost to you, o the
provision of certain assistance.
lease contact Sheila Mann, Court
Operations Manager, whose office is
located at the Lee County Jusice
Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, and whose
telephone number is (239) 533-1700,
within two working days of your re-
ceipt of this notice; if you are hear-
ing or voice impaired, call 711.
374023 GCD 12/30/2010;1/6/2011


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
File No. 10-48-CP
Division Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF
AUGUSTINA GOPHER GORE
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of
Augustina Gopher Gore, deceased,
whose date of death was May 27,
2009, is pending in the Circuit Court
for Glades County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is 500
Avenue J, Moore Haven, FL 33471.
The names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the person-
al representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
notice is December 30th, 2010.
Personal Representative:
Claudia Gore
825 E. Harney Pond Road
Okeechobee, Florida 34974
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Travis W. Trueblood, LL.M.
Attorney for Claudia Gore
Florida Bar No. 0417890
TRUEBLOOD LAW GROUP PA
PRO. Box 1270
24704 U.S. Hwy. 27
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Telephone: (863) 946 9160
Fax: (888) 659 6339
374537 GCD 12/30/2010 1/6/2011

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
File No. 10-48-CP
Division Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DONNA M. CAMPBELL
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Donna M. Campbell, deceased,
whose date of death was June 1,
2010, is pending in the Circuit Court
for Glades County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is 500
Avenue J, Moore Haven, FL 33471.
The names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the person-
al representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
notice is December 30th, 2010.
Personal Representative:
James A. Campbell
1073 Horseshoe Lane
Moore Haven, Florida 33471
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Travis W. Trueblood, LL.M.
Attorney for James A. Campbell
Florida Bar No. 0417890
TRUEBLOOD LAW GROUP PA
PRO. Box 1270
24704 U.S. Hwy. 27
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Telephone: (863) 946 9160
Fax: (888) 659 6339
374545 GCD 12/30/2010 1/6/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2459 2007 2014329-0100077030 Scott and Pauline Phipps
Lot 6, Block B, LaBelle Terrace, a subdivision according to the plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 1, page 34, Public Records of Hendry County, Flori-
da.
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 January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.

Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374324 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011 HnrCotFr


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
1450 2007 1224432-01000860040 T h eirs, devisees or
beneficiaries of The Estate of
Miriam J. Cordero, Luz E. Alvares,
Luc Rocio Flores, Gloria E. Perez,
Ana Lucia Perez and
Fancy H. Perez
Lot 4, Block 86, Montura Ranch Estates First Subdivision, according to the
plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of
Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.

All of 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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


374322 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
3015 2007 4104329-03021300210 Jorge Chaar
Lot 21 in Block 2130, Port LaBelle Unit 3, according to the plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 3, page 73, 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of Febrary, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


374809 ON 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
3218 2007 4104329-07022080040 Roland Nembhard and
Glenis Nembhard
Lot 4, Block 2208, of Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 116, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


374818 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11


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


NOTICE OF ELECTION
The City of South Bay, Florida will hold an election on Tuesday
March 08, 2011 for the purpose of electing three candidates
for the office of City Commission.
The Election will be held in the Commission Chambers at
335 S.W. 2nd Avenue, South Bay, Florida.
Candidate qualifying begins Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 12 noon.
Registraton books will close Monday February 08, at 12:00 noon.
Polls will open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 7:00 RM.
374628 CB/CN 1/13,20/2011


PUBLIC NOTICE
Moss and Associates, LLC, located at 38840 V2 State Rd 80, Belle Glade
33430, anticipates receiving bids for the Clerk of Courts building at the West
County Detention Facility in Belle Glade, Florida in mid January, 2011. 95%
Drawings and Bid Packages will be available December 22, 2010. The Bid
Package will contain further information important to submission of a bid in-
cluding instructions to bidders, bid forms, schedule, and scope of work.
Moss and Associates, LLC, is committed to providing opportunities for small
businesses. The Small Business Enterprise (SBE) requirement for this pro-
ject will be 20%; each bid must include a minimum of 20% of the contract
value performed by a Small Business Enterprise registered with the Palm
Beach County Ofice of Small Business Assistance.
RFIs may be submitted via email (in excel format) to Sohail Rana
srana(@mossemail.com A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on December
28th, 2010, 1:00 PM EST at the jobsite address above. It is strongly en-
couraged that all interested bidders attend.
373954 SUN 12/23,30/2010

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1284 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0019-0050 Hugo Basterrechea
Lot 5, Block 19, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, a subdi-
vision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37
through 39, inclusive, of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, which is the
27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


374311 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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


l^I NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer- tificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
tificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2994 2007 4104329-03021200020 Sherrel Foster
3441 2007 4104329-09022910360 Rollin Virgile and Marceline Virgile
Lot 36 in Block 2291, of Port LaBelle Unit 9, according to the plat thereof re- Lot 2 in Block 2120, Port LaBelle Unit 3, according to the plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 3, page 144, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. corded in Plat Book 3, page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011. is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010. Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida Hendry County, Florida
374819 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11 374805 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/111


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2946 2007 4-10-43-29-030-2102-0030 Angel E. Gandullia &
Norma Gandullia c/o
Jose Gandullia
Lot 3, Block 2102, PORT LABELLE UNIT 3, according to the plat thereof, re-
corded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, 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 January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374315 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV LLC, the holder of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1271 2007 1224432-01000120100 Maria Teresa Munoz
Lot 10, Block 12, MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, accord-
ing to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 37, 38 and 39, Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of 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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 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 Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certifcate 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
2984 2007 4104329-03021180190 Sherrel Foster

Lot 19 in Block 2118, Port LaBelle Unit 3, according to the plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 3, page 73, 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
223 2007 1184428-A0001560000 Stephen Ferris
West 1/2 of the Southwest 14 of the Southwest 14 of the Northwest 14 of
the Southwest 14 of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East,
Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


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


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18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 30, 2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TA
Chapter 197.512 Florida Stati
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC hold
tificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to b
certificate number, year of issuance, description of
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. N.
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH
1080 2007 1144432-A0000060000 Jesus Pa:
The West 12 of the Northeast 14 of the Northwest '/
the Northeast 14, excluding R/W, Tract 3571, Mont
Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, F
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not own
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of
All of said property being in the County of Hendry,
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBe
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of F
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
utes
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
er of the following cer-
be issued thereon. The NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC, the holders of the fol-
property and the name lowing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. Te certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
AME IN
ASSESSED CERT. NAME IN
stor Benitez NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
760 2007 1224331-010000K0040 Vicki Padgett, Linda Endicott
4 of the Northeast 14 of And Amy Zimmerman
:ura Ranch, Section 14,
londa. The Northwest 14 of the Northwest 14 of the Northwest 14 of the South-
east 14 of Section 22, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry
ed by prior owner. County, Florida. Subject To an easement for an access road of the West
record. 30 feet thereof Also known as Lot 4, Block K, Pioneer Plantation, an un-
recorded subdivision.
State of Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
to law, the property de- Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
;t bidder at the Clerk's
lie, Florida, at 11:00 All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
february, 2011, which
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
Barbara S. Butler Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
Clerk of Circuit Court A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011, which is
Hendry County, Florida the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
3521 2007 4104329-09023260450 Bradley Residential, LLC
Deano's Full Service, Inc.


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
2966 2007 4104329-03021100110 Lewis Roy and Lorree Roy


Lot 45 in Block 2326, of Port LaBelle Unit 9, according to the plat thereof re- Lot 11 in Block 2110, of Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the
corded in Plat Book 3, page 144, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 73, of the Public Records of
Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. 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.
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 Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
is the 10th day of February, 2011. A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010. is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


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Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1190 2007 1-15-44-32-AOO-0046-0100 Luis Beato
The East one half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quar-
ter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section
15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to
an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof Subject to an
access road of the East 30 feet thereof Also known as Lot No. 3238, Mon-
tura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, which is the
27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC, the holders of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
149 2007 1064428-A0000590000 Michael D. Kelly and Sylvia Kelly
The East /2 of the Northwest /4 of the Northeast /4 of the Southwest /4
of the Northwest 14 of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East,
HendryCounty, 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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 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 Tarpon IV LLC the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
216 2007 1184428-A0001270000 Michael Kelly & Sylvia C. Kelly
The West 1/2 of the Northwest 14 of the Southwest 14 of the Northeast 14 of
the Southwest 14 of Section 18, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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BarDara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Frank P. Harben and June E. Harben,
the holders of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issuedi thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, de-
scription of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
980 2007 1134432-A0000120000 Zion Dallal and Shon Dallal
The South /2 of the Southeast /4 of the Southwest 14 of the Northeast 14
of the Northeast 14 of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of
the East 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of
the South 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5627 in Montura Ranch
Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 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 Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
268 2007 1304428-A001960000 Michael D. Kelly and
Sylvia C. Kelly
The East /2 of the Northwest /4 of the Southeast /4 of the Southwest /4 of
theSouthwest /4 of Section 30, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.

Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 20i1, which is
the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
4017 2007 4104329-HP100010040 Thomas J. Freeman
Lot 4, Block 1, Port LaBelle Holiday Park Unit One, a subdivision according
to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, page 3, Public Records of Hend-
ry 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 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, the holders of the follow-
ing cerbficate 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 DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2471 2007 2-01-43-29-010-0108-D050 Jose A. Carmona
Lots 10, 11, 12 and 13, Block 108, PALM HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, SECTION
D, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 5, 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 January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 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 Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
3191 2007 4104329-070000A0030 Bissoonial Bedaisee
Tract A, Block 2262, Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 116, of the Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Begin at the SW
corner of Tract A North 0 degrees West 350 feet North 89 degrees East
340.91 feet South 12 degrees East 313.1 feet South 77 degrees West
207.83 feet- SWLY to POB.
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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Frank P. Harben and June E. Harben,
the holders of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, de-
scription of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
234 2007 1194428-A0000650000 Katherine Cole, Marlene Perry
and William Eckroate
The East 1/2 of the Northeast /4 of the Northwest /4 of the Southwest /4 of
the Southwest 14 of Section 19, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 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 Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate 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
2998 2007 4104329-03021220090 Alanic Group LLC

Lot 9 in Block 2122, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, page 73, 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 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 Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate 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
1224 2007 1-15-44-32-A00-0221-0000 Juan Sanchez &
Rolando Ramirez
The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter, Section
15, Township 44 South,, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida., subject to
an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof Also known as
Tract 2693 of 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 January, which is the
27th day of January, 2010.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Frank P. Harben and June E. Harben,
the holders of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, de-
scription of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
258 2007 1304428-A0001410000 Sunshine Label
Enterprises, Inc.
West /2 of the Northwest 14 of the Northeast 14 of the Northwest 14 of
the Southwest 14 of Section 30, Township 44 South, Range 28 East,
Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 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 Frank P. Harben and June E. Harben,
the holders of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, de-
scription of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2425 2007 1254534-A0000040000 Coulee Dam Factories Co.

The Northeast 14 of the Northwest 14 of the Southwest 14 of Section 25,
Township 45 South, Range 34 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property 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 January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 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 Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
981 2007 1134432-A0000120100 Owen Woods
The North 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4
of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
East 30 feet thereof Also known as Tract 5638, Montura Ranch Estates, an
unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 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 Chapter 197.512 florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC, the holders of the follow- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC holder of the following
Ncert hs flE d G sI e n Ia x dedto bossued thedrelow certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
name in which it was assessed are as follows: in which It was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP- NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
TION WHICH ASSESSED 3002 2007 4104329-03021240200 Brigitta J. Moerkerken
3108 2007 4104329-05021960100 Manuel Garcia
Lot 10, Block 2186, Port LaBelle Unit 5, according to the plat thereof record- Lot 20, Block 2124, of Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the
ed in Plat Book 3, page 104, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 73, of the Public Records of
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Hendry County, Florida.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
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 Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011 which scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
is the 27th day of January, 2011. Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010. is the 10th da of Februmary, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


Hendry County, Florida

374316 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
3031 2007 4104329-03021340070 Gillian Stich, 2/3 interest and the
heirs, devisees or beneficiaries
of the Estate of Ferdianado
Milani, 1/3 interest.
Lot 7, Block 2134, Port LaBelle Unit 3, according to the plat thereof record-
ed in Plat Book 3, page 73, 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


374811 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate 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
1157 2007 1-14-44-32-AOO-0248-0000 Zoila Flores De Apodaca
The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar-
ter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section
14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to
an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof Also known as
Tract 2914 of 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 January, which is the
27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374295 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


374808 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said cerbtificate 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 DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2472 2007 2014329-0100108D080 Jose A. Carmona

Lots 29, 30 and 31, Block 108, Palm Heights Subdivision, Section "D", ac-
cording to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, page 5, 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 ofways 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 January, 2011
, which is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374289 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1395 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0064-0100 Joey C. Scott &
Helen S. Sparks,
Trustees of the Scott Family Tr.
Lot 10, Block 64 of MONTURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST SUBDIVISION, ac-
cording to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39 of
the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, which is the
27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374318 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1232 2007 1-15-44-32-AOO-0239-0000 Cleon F Smithers &
Irene C. Smithers
The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Sec-
tion 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof Also
known as Lot No. 2604, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, which is the
27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


374305 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC, the holders of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1763 2007 1344432-A0000300000 Edgardo Serrano and
Misleidys Monteagudo
The North 12 of the Northeast 14 of the Southeast 14 of the Northwest 14 of
the Northeast /4 of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry
County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30
feet thereof Also known as Lot 4376, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecord-
ed subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


374326 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
171 2007 1064428-A0001970000 Michael D Kelly & Sylvia C. Kelly
West 1/2 of the Southeast 14 of the Southeast 14 of the Southwest 14 of
the Southwest 14 of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hend-
ry 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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


374276 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
tificate 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
3213 2007 4104329-07022070170 James Anthony Prieto and
Jesus Miguel Prieto
Lot 17, Block 2207, of Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the
plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 116, Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374817 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/111


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2307 2007 1214334-02000020020 Alfredo Gonzalez &
Alex Rios
Lot 2, Block 2, Harlem Addition No. 6 to Clewiston, according the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, page 15, 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 January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374325 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
bficate 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
3120 2007 4104329-06021870070 Olege Seulmot

Lot 7, Block 2187, Port LaBelle Unit 6, according to the plat thereof record-
ed in Plat Book 3, page 109, 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


374812 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC, the holders of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2951 2007 4104329-0302104009 Mary Karpowicz

Lot 9, Block 2104, of Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3,page 73, 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 cerbficate 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 January, 2611 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374312 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


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
1388 2007 1224432-01000610340 Alessio J. Peona
Lot 34 in Block 61,68 and 69, Montura Ranch Estates First Subdivision, ac-
cording to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 47, 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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 30, 2010


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 26-00174-W, issued on December 13, 2010 to Alico, Inc. (P 0.
Box 338, Labelle, Florida 33975) pursuant to application 090226-8 for the
continued use of groundwater from the Sandstone aquifer and surface wa-
ter from the Barron WCD Canal (No. 3) for agricultural irrigabon of 5350.3
acres of sugar cane and 84 acres of pasture using flood/seepage irrigation
systems with an annual allocation of 8155.27 million gallons and a total
maximum monthly allocation of 1050.5886 million gallons. The project is in
Hendry County in Sections 4,5,8,9,16,17,21,28,29,32/T44S/R31E, located
north of Ken road, east of Collins Slough Road, south of 17th Street and
West of Tribriton Grade Road. The permit is subject to 26 limiting condi-
tions. The use is reasonable-beneficial, will not interfere with any presently
existing legal use of water and is consistent with the public interest.
Permit 26-01021-W, issued on October 22, 2010 to Alico, Inc. (R 0. Box
338, Labelle, Florida 33975) pursuant to application 100611-6 for industrial
water supply. The water will be used for filling sprayer tanks. Withdrawals
are from the Sandstone aquifer via one existing withdrawal facility with an
annual allocation of 35.587 MG gallons and a total maximum monthly allo-
cabon of 2.964 MG. The project is in Hendry County in Secbon
30/T44S/R31E, located east of Collins Slough Road, North of Ken Road and
South of Sears Road. The permit is subject to 17 limiting conditions. The
use is reasonable-beneficial, will not interfere with any presently exisbng le-
gal 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., Monday 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 pebtion. The procedures for petiboning for a hearing are set forth
below, followed by the procedures for pursuing mediation.
A person whose substantial interests are affected 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 pebtion 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 Subsecbon 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 pebtion 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-
mm. Code, including:
(1) Identificabon 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 peb-
tioner's representative, if any.
(3)An explanabon of how the petitoner's substantial interests will be af-
fected 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)A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific
acts the petiboner 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 ofthe SFWMD's proposed acbon.
(8) If disputed issues of material fact exist, the statement must also in-
clude an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rules
or statutes.
(9) A statement of the relief sought by the petiboner, stating precisely
the action the pebtioner wishes the SFWMD to take with respect to the
SFWMD's proposed action.
A petibon that does not dispute the material facts on which the District's
acbon 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 pebtion means
that the District's final action may be different from the posibon 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 Secbon
120.573. Fla. Stat. at this time.
374536 CN 12/30/2010


NOTICE OF 2011 PUBLIC MEETINGS
The Florida Governmental Utility Authority ("FGUA") announces a public
meeting to which all interested persons are invited. The FGUA is a legal en-
bty and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01,
Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement among Citrus County, Florida,
DeSoto County, Florida, Hendry County, Florida, Lee County, Florida, Pasco
County, Florida, and Polk County, Florida. The regular meetings for calen-
dar year 2011 will be held on the third Thursday of the month on the fol-
lowing dates, times and locations:
January 20th and September 15th at 1:00 PM at Golden Gate Community
Center, Room A&B 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, FL 34116
February 17th, May 19th, and November 17th at 1:00 PM at Majestic Golf
Course 350 Homestead Road, Clubhouse Crown Meebng Room, Lehigh
Acres, FL 33936
March 17th at 9:00 AM at Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign
Path, Room 280, Lecanto, FL 34461
April 21st and October 20th at 10:00 AM at West Pasco Government Center
Commission Chambers, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654
July 21st at 1:00 PM at West Pasco Government Center Commission Cham-
bers, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654
August 18th at 1:00 PM at DeSoto County Administration Bldg., Commission
Chambers, 201 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266
June 16th and December 15th at 1:00 PM at Suncoast Estates Community
Center, 2241 Case Lane, North Ft. Myers, FL 33917
The FGUA Board will address general operating issues of the FGUA. If a
person decides to appeal any decision made by the FGUA with respect to
any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the
proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, in-
cluding the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing
special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding
should contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board at (877) 552-3482, at least
three business days prior to the date of the meeting. If you have any ques-
bons, please contact Faith Doyle, Clerk to the FGUA Board at (877) 552-
FGUA.
374349 CN 12/30/2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC, the holders of the following NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The tificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The bficate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name cerbficate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows: In which it was assessed are as follows: in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN CERT NAME IN CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP- NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2944 2007 41043-29-030-2101-0150 Roger Rinaldi & 2158 2007 1144334-A0000610000 Ervin A. Kelting, Jr 3187 2007 4104329-06023460070 Elidieu H. and Marie D. Alexis
Joann Rinaldi Beginning at the Southwest corner of Secbon 14, Township 43 South, Lot 7, Block 2346, Port LaBelle Unit 6, according to the plat thereof record-
Range 34 East, Hendry County, Florida and run N 89 degrees E 1132.1 feet ed in Plat Book 3, page 109, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Lot 15, Block 2101, Port LABELLE UNIT 3, according to the plat thereof, re- to the pointof beginning; thence run N 89 degrees E 190 feet; thence run
corded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. North 00 degrees E 489.5 feet; thence run S 89 degrees W 190 feet; Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
thence run S 00 degrees E 489.44 feet to the point of beginning. Subject Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner to a public canal easement 20 feet wide as measured at right angles, along
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. the East boundary thereof and subject to a public road easement 30 feet All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
wide, as measured at right angles along the South boundary thereof
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
scribed nless such certificate shawill be solredeemed according to lawbidder at the Clproperk'sty de- Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
AsM., on the Fourth Thursday n the month of January, 2011 which All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de- Clerk of Circuit Court
Barbara S. Butler scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's Hendry County, Florida
Clerk of Circuit Court Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 374813 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11
Hendry County, Florida A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011. a
374308 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011 Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010. .. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED


STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NOTICE OF DRAFT PERMIT
The Department of Environmental Protecton gives notice of its prepara-
tion of a draft permit to City of Clewiston. Kevin McCarthy. 141 Central Ave.
Clewiston, Florida 33440 for the City of Clewiston Wastewater Treatment
Plant. The permit number is FL0040665-013. This permit authorizes the per-
mittee to operate a domestic wastewater treatment facility which would
land apply 1.5 million gallons per day of treated effluent water to 193 acres
of restricted public access fields. The fields have underdrains which dis-
charge to Sugarland Drainage Ditch Canal Number 3. WBID 3246. The fa-
cility is located at latitude 26'43'30" N. longitude 80'56'34.71" W on 115 W
Ventura Ave. Clewiston. Florida 33440-3709 in Hendry County.
Any interested person may submit written comments on the Department's
draft permit or may submit a written request for a public meebng to Nolin
Moon. P.O. Box 2549. Fort Myers. FL 33902-2549. in accordance with Rule
62-620.555. Florida Administrabve Code. The comments or request for a
public meeting must contain the information set forth below and must be
received in the Department's South District Office within 30 days of publica-
tion of this notice. Failure to submit comments or request a public meebng
within this bme period shall constitute a waiver of any right such person
may have to submit comments or request a public meeting under Rule
62-620.555. Florida Administrative Code.
The comments of request for a public meeting must contain the following
information:
(a) The commenter's name, address. and telephone number: the appli-
cant's name and address: the Department permit file number: and the
county in which the project is proposed:
(b)A statement of how and when notice of the Department's action or
proposed action was received:
(c) A statement of the facts the Department should consider in making
the final decision:
(d) A statement of which rules or statutes require reversal or modification
of the Department's action or proposed action: and
(e) If desired. a request that a public meeting be scheduled including a
statement of the nature of the issues proposed to be raised at the meet-
ing.


Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374802 CN 12/30/10;01/6,13,20/11



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jo Louise Harben and Jayme Claire
Collins, Trustees the holders of the following certificate has filed said cer-
tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. he 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
838 2007 1154429-A0000020300 Lytrees Hope and
Warren H. Hope, Jr.
The Northeast 14 of the Northwest 14 of the Southwest 14 of the Southwest
/4 of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Flori-
da. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30.00 feet
thereof, also subject to an easement for canal of the North 30.00 feet
thereof Also known as Lot 429, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivi-
sion.
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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 20il, which is
the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


1374798 CN 12/30/10:01/6.13.20/11


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


If a public meebng is scheduled, the public comment period is extended NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
unbl the close of the public meeting. However, the Department may not al- HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
ways grant a request for a public meeting. Therefore. written comments
should be submitted within 30 days of publication of this nobce. even if a Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council
public meebng is requested. will hold a regular meeting Thursday, January 6th, 2011, beginning at 3:00
p.m. at the Clewiston Museum, 109 Central Ave., Clewiston, FL 33445. If a
If a public meeting is held. an person may submit oral or written state- quorum is not established, the alternative date is Thursday, January 13th,
ments and data at the public meebng on the Department's proposed acbon. 2011 at 3:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is
As a result of significant public comment. the Department's final action may accessible by the disabled.
be different from the position taken by it in this draft permit.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
The permit application file and supporting data are available for public in- to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a
section during normal business hours. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Monday record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department's South District Of ensure that a verbabm record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
fice. 2295 Victoria Ave. Suite 364. Ft. Myers. Florida 33901-3881, at phone cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
number (239)332-6975.
374632 CN 12/30/2010 Hendry County


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Frank P. Harben and June E. Harben,
the holders of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, de-
scripbon of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
666 2007 1274329-01000G20360 Martha Singleton
From the intersecbon of the South line of Secbon 9, Township 44 South,
Range 29 East, with the centerline of SR 29, run N 3 degrees 45 minutes
W along the centerline Of SR 29 a distance of 350 feet to Point of Begin-
ning; thence 86 degrees 42 minutes East 450 feet; South 3 degrees 45
minutes East 125 feet; South 86 degrees 42 minutes West 450 feet;
North 3 degrees 45 minutes West 125 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Less the Westerly 100 feet for right of way of SR 29. Being in Secton 9,
Township 44 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, commonly
known as Business Lots 36 through 40, inclusive, Section G-2, LaBelle
Ranchettes.
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 January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374284 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


Tourist Development Council
Karson Turner, Chairman
374388 CN 12/30/2010


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Frank P. Harben and June E. Harben,
the holders of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number, year of issuance, de-
scription of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
1974 2007 1074433-03000030130 Alda Freyre
17501 NE 9th Street
N. Miami Beach, Florida 33162
Lot 13 in Block 3, Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 4, pages 1 and 2 of the Public Records of Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Buder
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374328 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


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
1308 2007 1-22-44-32-010-0032-0010 Jorge L. Vazquez &
Ivanna Martin
Lot 1, Block 32, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the
plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 37, 38, and 39 of the Public
Records of Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scnribed 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 January, which is the
27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.


1374314 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
2541 2007 2-02-43-29-400-0004-0040 Saraswattle Howard/
Sabitree Bhagwandin
Lots 14 and 15, Block 4, LABELLE PARK, according to the map or plat there-
of, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 25, 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 January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374319 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV LLC, the holder of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
978 2007 1134432-A0000060000 Diana De La Rosa and
Carlos Fernandez
The West 12 of the Northwest 14 of the Northwest 14 of the Northeast 14
of the Northeast /4 of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
North 80 feet thereof Subject to an easement for an access road of the
West 30 feet thereof Also known As Tract 5680, Montura Ranch Estates,
an unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374288 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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December 30, 2010 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee 21


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Florida Department of Transportation Project
Bids will be received by the District One Office until 2:00 RM. on Thursday,
January 20, 2011, for the following Proposals:
E1J24- A Certificaton of Qualification is not required for Cleaning and Re-
shaping Roadside and Outfall Ditches in Desoto, Hardee, Manatee, & Sara-
sota Counties. Budget Estimate: $316,000.00
E1J25- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Road and Bridge
Sweeping in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $188,000.00
E1J26- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Tree Trimming and
Removal in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $42,000.00
E1J27- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Ditch Cleaning,
Shoulder and Slope Repair in Manatee & Sarasota Countes. Budget Est-
mate: $80,000.00
Complete letting advertisement informaon for this project is available on
our website at http://www.dot.stata.fl.us/contractsadministrationdistnrictlf:
or by calling (863) 519-2559.
374066 CN 12/30/2010 1/6/2011


EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DISTRICT
NOTICE OF
JANUARY 2011
LANDOWNERS MEETING
&
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all owners of lands located within the boun-
daries of the EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA ENVIRONMENTAL PRO-
TECTION DISTRICT that pursuant to applicable laws, a meeting of the
landowners of the EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION DISTRICT will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 at
10:00 a.m. in University of Flonda/IFAS- Everglades Research and Educa-
ton Center, 3200 E. Palm Beach Road, Belle Glade, FL 33430, for the fol-
lowing purposes:
1. Receiving reports on the water shortage and taking such action with
respect thereto as the landowners may determine;
2. Transacting such other business as may properly come before the
meeting.
The Board of Supervisors meeting will commence at 9:00 a.m. prior to
the Landowners Meeting and the purpose of this meeting is to transact any
and all business that may come before the Board.
If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Super-
visors with respect to any matter considered at these meetings 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 te appeal is to be
based.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any per-
son requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting, be-
cause of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District's
Attorney, Charles F. Schoech, at 561-655-0620 at least five (5) calendar
days prior to the Meeting.
DATED this Friday, 17th day of December, 2010.
BY Charles F. Schoech, Asst. Secretary and Counsel to the District
374218 CGS/CB 12/30/2010 1/6/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
N VEAD ESCRIP-DTD.


TION WHICH ASSESSED
2611 2007 2184329-06000050010 E


Lots 1 through 14, Block 5, Royal Palm Estates 6
thereof Recorded in Plat Book 1, page 37, Public Rec
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owne
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of re
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, St
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBe
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of.
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.



374310 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI LLC, the holders of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIP-
TION WHICH ASSESSED
1825 2007 1354432-A0001530000 Holly Corrales Tallant
The North 1/ of the Northeast /4 of the Southwest 1/ of the Northwest '1
of the Southwest 14 of Section 35, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
East 30 feet thereof Also known as Lot 3749, Montura Ranch Estates, an
unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner,
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011 which
is the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida

374327 CN 12/23,30/2010; 1/6,13/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jo Louise Harben/Jayme Claire Col-
lins Trustees 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 fol
lows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
678 2007 1-15-44-29-AOO-0002-0300 Carl Pendry & Diana Pendry
Begin at the Northwest corner of Section 15; thence N 90 00'00" E,
1799.82 feet, thence S 01 0240" E, 4928.90 feet to the point-of-beginning;
thence S 89 56'05" E, 660.00 feet; thence N 00 03'55" E, 165.00 feet;
thence N 89 56'05" W, 660.00 feet; thence S 00 03'55" W, 165.00 feet to
the point-of-beginning, in Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 29 East,
Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


374822 CN 12/30/10;1/6,13,20/11


Baroara 5. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Elizabeth G. Mack and
Dana Brown Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III LLC holder of the following cer-
according to the plat tificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The
cords of Hendry County, certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name
in which it was assessed are as follows:

d by prior owner CERT NAME IN
cord. NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
3026 2007 4104329-03021330130 Sonia E. McDonald and
ate of Florida. Everton McDonald
to law, the property de- Lot 13, Block 2133, Port LaBelle Unit 3, according to the plat thereof record-
;t bidder at the Clerk's ed in Plat Book 3, page 63, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida.
lie, Florida, at 11:00
January, 2011 which 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.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Hendry County, Florida 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 Second Thursday in the month of February, 2011, which
is the 10th day of February, 2011.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 2010.


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV LLC, the holders of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1228 2007 1154432-A0002300000 Diana De La Rosa
The South 12 of the South-
east 14 of the Southeast /4 of the Northeast /4 of
The Southeast /4 of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry
County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30
feet thereof Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 25
feet thereof Also known as Tract 2721, Montura RanchEstates, an unre-
corded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of January, 2011, which is
the 27th day of January, 2011.
Dated this 15th day of December, 2010.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
374304 CN 12/23,30/2010 1/6,13/2011


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Arrest Report


Octavious T. Snead, 19


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



Antoine Green, 36

Cocaine possession,
w/ intent to sell, 1000 ft
from place of worship
* *Arrested Dec. 21 by
Ofc. Simonian



Sheila Lopez, 19


rik Battery, touch or
strike
*Arrested Dec. 25 by
DSJ.Snow
S*Released Dec. 25



Telario A. Pringle, 25

Battery, touch or
strike
*Arrested Dec. 23 by
DS Lussier
Released Dec. 24 on
bond


William James Butts, 21


E Battery, touch or
strike
*Arrested Dec. 22 by
DS Sellari
*Released Dec. 23



Elijah McClorin, 21


L I *Burglary, unarmed
I *Arrested Dec. 25 by
DS A. Sorell
b oReleased Dec. 25 on
bond


Burglary, unarmed
*Arrested Dec. 22 by
DS M. Freer


Jessica Salinas, 21


Battery, touch or
strike
*Arrested Dec. 25 by
DS J. Snow
Released Dec. 25


Corey Lashe McKelton, 39


^ strike Battery, touch or
strike
*Arrested Dec. 24 by
DS G. Jones
b Released Dec. 24 on
bond


Gelvin Lee Dortch, 25


Marijuanapossession,
w/ intent to sell, etc.
*Arrested Dec. 23 by
DS Felisma



Brady D. Myers, 23


Battery, touch or
strike
*Arrested Dec. 22 by
DS J. Mayo



Winston Dennard Pinto, 24

S*Burglary, w/ assault or
battery
-Arrested Dec. 27 by
DS Snow
SReleased Dec. 27 on
bond


Crime Stoppers Wants You


To Be On The Lookout For...
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is
seeking assistance from the public in locating
wanted fugitive Andres Camargo as of Dec. 22,
2010.
Camargo, 51, is a 5'9" male with black hair
and brown eyes and weighs 180 pounds. His last
known address is listed as Cypress Ave., Paho-
kee.
Camargo is wanted for violation of proba-
lion; grand theft.
Anyone with information on the where-
abouts of this wanted fugitive is asked to contact
the Crime Stoppers at 1 800-458-TIPS (8477) or
online at www.crimestopperspbc.com. Andres Camargo


Pahokee Woman Charged


with Felony Animal Abuse

According to published reports, Esmeralda
Murillo Padilla, 56, of Pahokee, was arrested and
charged with one count each of felony animal
cruelty and confinement of an animal without
food, water or shelter.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office made
the arrest on Dec. 22.
According to the report, Padilla's dog was
found tied to a tree at her home and was so ema- J
ciated it eventually had to be put down.
Reports state that animal care officers re-
ceived a call on the evening of Nov. 29.
When they arrived at Padilla's home in the h
200 block of State Market Road they found the
dog lied to a tree with a very short rope and
standing to a wooden dog house.
The dog, named "Baby," a black pit bull mix
male. "The ground around him was infested with
fleas," states a sheriff's log entry.
It is unknown how long the dog had been tied
up.
The Agency treated i,, I. .-: for two weeks for
malnutrition and mange, the reports state.
There was an attempt at adoption but when
that fell through; the agency considered every op-
tion and the medical condition that still plagued
the dog. Esmeralda Murillo Padilla
The agency made the final decision to eutha-
nize the dog.



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14 School officials reporting to work this
week at Glades Day School found a window to
one of the classrooms broken. Inside the class-
room, ceiling tiles were on the ground, leading
to adjoining rooms, one after another, all the way
to the yearbook staff room where 14 computers
were missing. On Tuesday morning, students
looked up at holes in their classroom ceilings,
through which thieves maneuvered like cat bur
glars on their way to the computer room. Given
that they avoided entry from the door to the room
itself, and that it appeared they made a beeline
to the yearbook staff room, it seems too well
thought out to be your average burglar.
t*21 Palm Beach County's only public hospi-
tal, Lakeside Medical Center, celebrated its one
year anniversary on October 15, 2010. The new
70-bed, all-private room hospital, owned and op-
erated by the Health Care District of Palm Beach
County, was completed in October 2009, four
months ahead of schedule and $10 million dollars
below budget. The hospital serves nearly 40,000
residents in the western Palm Beach County com-
munities bordering Lake Okeechobee and sur-
rounding towns.
28 Perhaps the fi rst indication that not ev
erything was going to go as planned with a highly
anticipated boat racing event in Pahokee, was
the masked man who brandished a knife and
scared race participants and volunteers from last
weekend's event. Concerns that manatees in the
lake could be harmed from the high-speed ves-
sels that were planned to take the waters on Lake
Okeechobee nearly shut down the event before
it happened, until a last-minute arrangement in-
volving a helicopter flying to search for possible
animals in the water was made.


November
*4 Incumbent Palm Beach County Commis-
sioner Jess Santamaria secured his re election
bid on election night, beating challengers Andy
Schaller and John Carroll. With 29,195 votes in
his favor, Santamaria received 58 percent of all
votes cast. John Carroll finished second, with 36
percent, while Andy Schaller received only 6 per-
cent of the race's votes.
11 A Pahokee man was found dead Tuesday
morning after his car overturned into a canal near
Bryant Mill Road, according to information re-
leased by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Lonzo B. Jones was officially pronounced dead at
the scene after emergency workers responded to
the site of the crash, finding his vehicle partially
submerged in the canal. The site of the crash is
listed as being 1.3 miles outside southwest of S.R.
700 near Pahokee.
S18 Police are on the search for a man be-
lieved to be involved in a deadly shooting at a
Pahokee nightclub last week. The incident hap-
pened just hours after the Muck Bowl the big
annual match between Pahokee and Belle Glade
High Schools with the nightclub having adver-
tised an after-party event. The shooter or shooters,
investigators have only revealed the name of one
man wanted for questioning, caused the injury of
six people in total, killing one of them.
25- In Glades Central's 28-14 first round Class
2A playoff victory over Cardinal Gibbons, a great
display of it was evident as Raiders senior quarter-
back Jamarious Rowley and his teammates used
that to their advantage. Despite some rustiness
on offense at various points in the game that
component actually allowed Cardinal Gibbons to
stay in the game until the fourth quarter Glades
Central got the job done in style.

December
*2 Deputies responding just after midnight


on Thanksgiving Day, to a home on the 500 block
of S.W Sixth Ave. in Belle Glade, found a man
standing over the body of a woman. Antonio
Wrencher, 40, later told deputies he had stabbed
and killed the woman, identified as 37 year old
Cassandra Daly.
*9 The Palm Beach County Tax Collector's
Offi ce will be holding an event on Dec. 14 to
encourage residents to come out and familiarize
themselves with the new driver license services
offered at the facility. The Florida legislature man-
dated that the tax collector become the issuing
agent for driver licenses, and gave that agency a
three year window to meet the new requirement.
In Palm
Beach County, however, the agency is looking
to make the switch sooner than later, and has al-
ready converted its South County office to a full
service facility.
16 The Glades Day Gators have seized the


day and the Class IB title once again In their
Dec. 10 Class IB championship game against
the Warner Christian (South Daytona) Eagles, it
took Glades Day all of its energy and willpower to
overcome a 21 -0 first-half deficit and muster a 42-
35 victory. Down almost the entire game, Glades
Day (10-4 overall) needed a late touchdown from
sophomore running back Kelvin Taylor (FHSAA
state record 44 carries, 248 yards, five touch-
downs) and a clutch defensive interception from
Corey Garcia to seal the Gators seventh overall
state championship.
*23 The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Of
fice is investigating a shooting that left one man
injured in Belle Glade on Tuesday. The incident
happened at approximately 9:38 p.m. in the 400
block of Third Street, according to the depart
ment's media relations office.


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