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Leonardo Bailum, a long-time corporal with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, holds up a picture of him and Lt.
Mike Morris after the lieutenant reportedly denied knowing him personally. He alleges being attacked for "whistle-blow-
ing" on improper procedures and practices at the sheriff's office.

PBSO Corporal Claims Racial Prejudice


Decorated officer claims he
is victim of wrongdoing

BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
The Sun
It was the last straw capping off several weeks
of investigations, finger-pointing, harassment and


disappointment for the long-time law enforce-
mentman. Calling attention to deputies not fol-
lowing procedure should have been an easy fix,
yet instead, Corporal Leonardo Bailum said he
was targeted for being a "whistle-blower."
Leonardo Bailum said the thing that shocked
him most -- that actually brought him to tears --
was when he received word that Lt. Mike Morris,
who he had known as Big Mike for many years,


said he didn't have a personal relationship with
Bailum. He even stated that they had never even
eaten lunch together.
Lt. Morris is the Belle Glade district command-
er with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office,
one of Bailum's superiors, and Bailum alleges


See Prejudice - Page 19


March Elections

Feature BG,

South Bay Races

Incumbents file for
re-election, face off against
newcomers
BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
The Sun
The March municipal elections are only a few
days away, and all work now on behalf of those
filing for re-election, and those challenging the in-
cumbents, is focused on getting the voting public
behind their causes.
Belle Glade has a single race being featured
in the election, the seat currently held by Steve
Wilson, longtime mayor of the city of Belle Glade.
Mr. Wilson will be facing William "Bill" Holmes
in what will be a very closely watched election
for Seat B.
The city of South Bay has more races this time
around, with two seats on the city's commission
up for grabs.
South Bay Group 1 and 2, currently held by
Commissioners Esther Berry and Shirley Walker-
Turner, respectively, are being featured during this
year's March ballot.
Shanique Scott has filed to run against Com-
missioner Berry.
Dorothy Davis has qualified to run against Ms.
Shirley Walker-Turner.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
A run-off election, if it becomes necessary, will
be held a few weeks later, on March 22.
Profiles of the candidates in the races will be
running in next week's edition of The Sun News-
paper.
For more information on these races, or for
voting information, please visit the Palm Beach
County Supervisor of Elections web site at pb-
celections.org.


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Community News and Information


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
days/hours of operation are Monday to Wednes-
day 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday 110
a.m. to 5 p.m.

Property Appraiser's Office
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 ap-
plication is March 31.
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
the office's Friday Casual Dress Day. An Employee
Scholarship Committee selects the five winners.
For more information, call 561-355-3230.
Property Appraiser Gary R. Nikolits, CFA, re-
minds new homeowners they may qualify for
Florida's Homestead Exemption property tax
saving benefit. Florida grants qualified residents


a standard $25,000 exemption off a property's as-
sessed value. An additional exemption benefit up
to $50,000 from the standard $25,000 may also
apply.
If you purchased a home in 2010, the filing
deadline is Tuesday, Mar. 1. You can apply in
person at any of our five Service Centers in West
Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Delray Beach,
Royal Palm Beach or Belle Glade. To apply in per-
son, the deadline is 5 p.m.,Tuesday, March 1. You
can also go to our web site, pbcgov.com/PAPA,
and apply online. To apply online, the deadline is
11:59 p.m., Mar. 1.
To qualify, the property must be the owner's
primary residence as of Dec. 31 2010, and the
owner must be a permanent resident of Florida
and cannot hold any residency-based benefits in
other Florida counties or states.
To find out more about Florida's Homestead
Exemption and how it can save you money,
please call 561-355-2866.

Workshop for Small Business
On Saturday, Feb. 26 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
a workshop for small business owners will be
held at the Belle Glade Library, 530 South Main St.
No cost, registration.is required.
To register or for more information call Victo-
ria at 561-265-3790.

Black History Month
During the entire month of February, the In-
spirational Church of God will recognize a living


Black historian for their dedication and commit-
ment to service in the community, throughout the
county and statewide. Recognitions will be made
during the church's 11 a.m. worship service.
Retired Judge Edward Rodgers was recog-
nized on Sunday, Feb. 6. Other honorees are:
*Feb. 27 - Palm Beach State College President
Dr. Dennis Gallon
The church will culminate their Black History
Month events with a Black History program on
Sunday, Feb. 27, at 3 pm. The theme is "The Birth
and History of African-American Religion" and
Pastor Leslie Camel will be the guest speaker. The
program will consist of praise dancing, the ICOG
Steppers, poetry and music.
The public is welcome to visit and participate
in our-weekly program to recognize our honorees
and hear a dynamic speaker during our Black His-
tory program. The church is located at 165 SW
Sixth Ave. in South Bay, FL.
If you need further information, please feel
free to call 561-914-0311 or tymclass@aol.com.

32nd Annual Afro Arts

Festival
The Iota Omicron Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi
Beta Sorority, Incorporated and the Executive
Board of the Glades Festival of Afro Arts will spon-
sor its 32nd Annual Afro Arts Festival on Saturday,
March 19, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event venue
is the Lake Shore Park at behind the Lake Shore
Pool at SW Avenue E. Place and 13th Street.
Booths are available on a first-come first-serve


basis, A map of the field's layout allows applicants
to select their choice of booth space. Several dif-
ferent sized booths spaces are available.
Applications and information can be obtained
by contacting D'End Green at 261-2199, Mary
Evans at 983-2425, Robbie Everett at 924-5126 or
any member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
The Parade will start at the Lake Shore Middle
School at 11 a.m. (line-up starts at 10 a.m.). The
opening ceremony for the festival is at 12 p.m.
Join them as they present to you a variety of cul-
tural cuisines, local and professional entertain-
ment and special events for their kids.

Spanish Class
A two-hour Spanish class will be held on
Wednesday mornings for six weeks from Feb. 16
to Mar. 23. There will be a cost. Early registration
is encouraged. To RSVP or for more information
on cost call 561-996-3310.

2011 Harvest Queen Pageant
The 2011 Harvest Queen Pageant will be held
on April 9 at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center
at 7:30 p.m. Contestants must be at least 16 years
old and no older than 21 on the day of the pag-
eant.
Contestants must attend school in Belle Glade,
Pahokee, South Bay or Palm Beach State College
Glades Campus. Deadline for entry in March 11.
Applications may be picked up at any high school
office or by contacting Debbie Cumpton at 561-
261-0487.


School Briefs


Rosenwald Elementary
*The FCAT Writes Boot Camp was held
on Monday, Feb. 21, at Rosenwald Elementary
School from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The theme for the Boot Camp was "Military
Army Fatigue." Teachers are also mentoring the
Fourth Grade students to keep them motivated for
the FCAT Writes Test which will take place March
1: The students participated in 4 Mini-Writing
Workshops. The rotations included "What's the
Word!", "You be the Judge!", "Minute to Win it
and!", and "Shared Writing!" The rotations con-
sisted of figurative language, sparkling words,
transition phrases and spelling and conven-
tions. Students who participated were treated to
breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day.
During the closing celebration students also par-
ticipated in creating their very own writing boot
camp shirts. Kudos to Mrs. Josie Boone, Mrs.
Tonja Allen-Moore, Mrs. Ann Jackman, and Mrs.
Nedra Loggins for helping to make this event a


success.
*Kudos to the Rosenwald Elementary School
bus drivers for ensuring the safety of our students
daily.
*Rosenwald Elementary School Saturday tu-
torial dates: Feb. 26, March 5, March 26, April 2,
April 9.

Pahokee Elementary School
Pahokee's 1st Reading Conference: Building a
Community of Readers, One Family at a Time on
Saturday, March 5 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Paho-
kee Elementary School.
Family Literacy is the foundation of lifelong
learning that helps individuals and communities
grow and prosper. Join us for Pahokee's 1st An-
nual Reading Conference, where local educators
and family literacy experts will come together to
share with families and children fun creative ways
to grow family literacy and prevent summer read-
ing loss. Parents and community members are


welcomed to come out and learn about how they
can help their child become a better reader and
how we can build a community of readers.
Pre-register by Feb. 28 to win a prize for your
child and be entered in a drawing to win a Sony
tablet PC. Participants will also receive free books
to help build their home library. This conference
is sponsored by: Children's Services Council,
Bridges at Pahokee, Americorps, Literacy Coali-
tion of Palm Beach County, Mary & Robert Pew
Foundation, The Mentor Center at Pahokee, Pa-
hokee Youth Enrichment Academy and Pahokee
Elementary International Baccalaureate World
School. For registration and information, please
call 561-924-9700.

Pahokee Middle/High School
*Parent Edline notification codes will be avail-
able at the Front Desk at the High School (Coney-
MS and Garza- HS). This notification assists you in
viewing your child's grades and communication


via the e-mail with your child's teacher.
*Come out for fabulous FCAT Tutoring and a
great lunch. Make your calendar. Middle and High
School students are invited. Saturday FCAT Acad-
emy Dates - 2/26, 3/5, 3/26, 4/2 and 4/9
*Compass Lab is held Monday - Thursday
from 3 - 4 p.m. on the Middle School Campus.
*FCAT Reading Challenge
*All students must complete their weekly
FCAT Explorer assignments. FCAT Explorer is an
internet based reading program to increase "all"
student reading performance.
*Read at least 30 minutes daily.
*Attain a Palm Beach County Library Card for
a local library. Pahokee, Belle Glade ard South
Bay have a library full of great resources for the
entire family. We have extended the Library card
drive through February.
*Legendary "Ricky Jackson" Muck Bowl


See School Briefs - Page 9


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The Need For Revival
BY JACIE MILLER, EVANGELIST
First Christian Church
In a few short weeks, from March 18 - 20, a
great Evangelist, Jim Book, Minister of First Chris-
tian Church, Winter Park, Fl., will be leading our
church in a Revival! I am going to devote my col-
umn to the subject of "Revival" over the next few
weeks.
Does the church need a Revival, and if it does,
what kind of Revival do we need. I am convinced
we need a Revival and here is the kind of Revival
we need:
1. We need a revival that calls from us a re-
newed reverence for God. God is Holy'and de-
serves our worship and respect. He expects from
man the-type of love that gives all the heart, soul
and mind. Worship must never become an exter-
nal act only, but it must be the sincere expression
of the heart. 2. We need a revival that calls us back
to the old-fashioned fear of God. God is merci-
ful, but He is also just, bringing wrath upon the
unrighteous. God will punish sin. The only way
a man will be saved from the wrath of God is the
repenting of sin and obeying the Gospel of Jesus
Christ. 3. We need a Revival that revives in us an
awareness of the awfulness of sin. Sin will not
only bring spiritual death, but also much unhap-
piness to us in this life if we continue in it. We
must always believe that whatever a man sows
that will be what he reaps. 4. We need a revival
that will bring, us face to face with an awareness
of the importance of first things. What are the pri-
orities in the Christian's life? The world continual-
ly seeks to take us away from the important things
of God. Things done for the world will pass away,
but, if done for God, they will last for eternity. 5.
We need a revival which will make us aware of
the lost condition of the world. Unless men hear,
believe and obey God's Son, Jesus, they cannot
be saved. Yes,'the Church needs a revival - a con-
tinuing revival!

Yearning to be Free
BY PASTOR JOHN HICKS
First United Methodist Church
A mighty woman with a torch, "Give me your
tired, your poor", says she, "Your huddled masses
yearning to breathe free."
Few passions run deeper in the human heart
than this desire to be free. There's something
in the human soul that just knows that being
in bondage is not how we were created to be.
By my desk is a piece of the Berlin wall. It was
people's desire for freedom that eventually tore
that wall down.
Throughout history, it has been the desire for
freedom that has driven people many times to
come together to topple dictators and pull down
statues. It was the yearning for freedom that drove
a ragtag group of colonists to grab their muskets
and take on the British Empire, and America was
born. Over the past weeks, we have seen history
made again as hundreds of thousands of people
risked everything in a real life struggle for free-
dom in a place called "Liberation Square" (Tah-
rir). Once again, the unquenchable passion to
be free has changed a nation. If you think about
it, there are many around us who need a Libera-
tion Square experience. Maybe we need one our-
selves. The Bible tells us, "Anyone who commits
sin is a slave of sin" (John 8:34). At first thought,
sin may not seem like that big a deal, especially if
we just see sin as the breaking of some religious
rules. But it's so much more.
Sin's at the heart of broken families, broken
relationships, broken hearts, and a broken world.
Sin's in every self-centered, dirty, or dishonest


thing we've ever done. Sin's in every word or
action that has hurt someone. Sin is a disease of
"me", when multiplied by six billion "me's" on
this planet, extracts a terrible price. As someone
once shared, "sin is the hijacking of our life from
the very One who gave us our life." Sin enslaves
us. As we've seen in the past couple of weeks,
freedom often comes at the price of blood. I
know mine did, but it wasn't my blood, but the
blood of God's Son that set me free. "To Him who
loves us and has freed us from our sins by His
blood ...--to Him be glory and power for ever and
ever! Amen." (Revelation 1:5-6)
The day I told Jesus I was'His was the day this
sin-slave went free. And let me tell you, there's no
feeling like the day you know you're finally free.

Old Problems in New
Mediums
BY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+
Saint Martin's Church
I like to watch people speak; sometimes bet-
ter than what they're saying. I have watched TV
panels when all of the panelists feel they have
to speak at once; as if each feels what they are
saying is more important than what anybody else
has to offer.
I see people interrupting others in the middle
of a sentence or thought; sidetracking the speaker
and really treating him/her as if they weren't there.
When everyone is speaking at the same time,
it isn't speech, it's noise. There are times when-
I've watched such interchanges on TV with the
"Mute" button activated. You can see the gestur-
ing and the agitation, can picture the blood pres-
sure rising, can envision the heart rate increasing
and the pulse pounding and ...what for? Is it "sig-
nal" or "noise?"
The problem is not a new one; it came to
mind as I was thinking about something to com-,
fort someone who had just lost a loved one. The
Psalms offer solace at such times with their wis-
dom and insight into the human condition. One
source of comfort has always been Psalm 46;
"God is our refuge and strength ..." The Psalmist
speaks of noisy times and tumultuous world con-
ditions; the earth may be moved, mountains may
topple into the sea (v. 2) The nations make much
ado, and the kingdoms are shaken (v.7). Wars
were commonplace but God will bring their rau-
cous presence to an end (v. 10). What are we to
do about it all? The Psalmist knows: "Be still then,
and know that 1 am God!(v.11)" That's something
we're not good at being - still. We're not good at
being quiet or listening. No wonder God doesn't
seem to be'around these days; we're too busy
shouting and ranting at the tops of our lungs.
Lamentations reminds us that "It is good to
wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord (3.26)."
Apparently the folks who make commercials on
Advertisers feel TV that they can sell more if they
shout louder or amp up the volume during their
presentations. No, it's not the hearing level that is
the problem, it's just that nobody wants to listen!
I visited someone in the hospital one day awhile
back. The TV was going on at a rather high level
of volume and I started to talk. I decided that I
wasn't going to try to out-shout the one-eyed
monster screwed to the wall and began to speak
in my normal tone of voice. After a few seconds,
the patient said "Wait a'minute, let me turn that
thing down!" and did. We continued, being able
to listen and hear one another, being less dis-
tracted by the cacophony on the wall, being more
helpful and leaving each others' company a little
more at peace than when we first encountered.
You can do it too! Try it. Be still - God still speaks
to uis if we give him a chance.


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Mark King's Lake Okeechobee Weekly Fishing Report


BY MARK KING
If bass fishing is your passion than Lake
Okeechobee should be your next fishing destina-
tion. Catching bass and a lot of them is definitely
not a problem and if catching a trophy largemouth
bass is a dream of yours than you need to check
out the Big "O." Warm weather has finally arrived
back in sunny South Florida and the warming wa-
ter has the bass going crazy.
Some of the bass are moving in off the main
lake to spawn and others are moving from spawn-
ing areas heading back out to the main lake. What
does all of this mean? It means that there are a lot
of bass to be caught all day long almost anywhere
in the lake. I have been fishing my clients from the
Monkey Box all the way to Kramer Island, it all
depends on how hard and which way the wind
is blowing.
My clients have caught bass in open water,
spawning areas, and almost anywhere I can get
my boat this week. Yes some of these bass were
caught in water so shallow this week that I'm not
so sure that the bass weren't sunburn on their
backs. And when the bass are hard to catch in

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the shallow water you just keep
moving out until you find where
they are at, usually where the
dirty water is mixing with the
clear water. Areas like the shoal
north of Uncle Joe's Cut, West
Wall, East Wall, Monkey Box,
North Shore, and around Ritta
Island have all been good ar-
eas for me this week. When
the wind blows hard out of
the north than North Shore is a
great place to fish and when it
blows too hard out of the east
than try moving inside the grass
and fishing where the water is
much cleaner.
Lure selection this week
has been all over the place with
Gambler Flapp'n Shad, and the new smaller ver-
sion of the Big EZ being my go to lures this week
but I also caught them on lipless crankbaits, Snag-
Proof Frogs, Gambler Cane Toads and Aces, Zoom
Vibra Craws, Reaction Innovation Skinny Dippers,


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Sand yes even 10" worms. Char-
lie Worms is back and for those
of you who are not familiar
with this local worm the 10"
worm is the bomb for here
S at Lake Okeechobee, it has a
S bigger profile than other 10"
worms.
Soft plastics colors this
week haven't seem to matter
all that much but I start out in
the morning with darker colors
like junebug and black-blue
and than go to lighter colors as
the sun gets up overhead like
OTO/ MARKKING copperfield and watermelon-
red.
The lake level is down to
12.30 feet above sea level and
has been going down daily. This level is starting
to be dangerous in some areas to run your boats
and if you are not sure than slow down and idle
around it will save you money in the long run.
Word is that they are going to continue to let wa-


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ter out of the lake down the rivers as well as for
the farmers, not sure who is managing the water
in Okeechobee these days but they sure aren't
doing a very good job. Everyone seems to blame
someone else for the water problems here on
Lake Okeechobee but no one will just stand up
take the blame and fix the water issues here on
one of the greatest fisheries in the world.
The crappie fishing remains good with fish
being caught in Uncle Joe's Cut, Bird Island, and
the rim canal here at the south end of the lake. I
will be at the Bass Pro Shops in Fort Myers this
coming weekend Feb. 25 and 26 doing seminars
on fishing South Florida for bass, stop by learn
some of the hottest ways to catch bass in Lake
Okeechobee and surrounding waters.
Until next week good luck, tight lines, and
hope to see you on the lake 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.mark-
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Robert Emrich, 69
CLEWISTON - Robert Emrich, age 69, of Cle-
wiston, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at Palmet-
to Hospital of Hialeah.
Robert was born Oct. 3, 1941, in Pahokee. He
is the son.of the late Paul and the late Iva (Jen-
nings) Emrich. He married Shirley Grissom.
He was owner/operator of Emrich Salvage for
many years. He was a member of Clewiston
Pentecostal Church for many years. He and Shir-
ley were married in the same church 48 years
ago.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley .(Gris-
som) Emrich; daughter, Kimberly (Timothy)
Laster; sisters, Ruth Heilman, and Betty Tim-
green. He was preceded in death by his parents;
brother, Paul Jr.; and sister, Mary Ann Taylor.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, Feb.
25, in Clewiston Pentecostal Church, 1021 John-
son Road, Clewiston, with Pastor Johnny Aber-
crombie officiating. Interment will be in
Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to
8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m., in
Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 438 E. Sugarland
Hwy., Clewiston.

Thelma Cook 94
MOORE HAVEN - Thelma Cook, age 94, of
Moore Haveri, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, in
Palm Terrace Of Clewiston of Clewiston.
Thelma was born Aug. 26, 1916, in Sebring.
She is the daughter of the late Robert Franklin
and the late Daisy Mae (Rivers) Eures. '
She was employed by B & B Super Market as
Manager. Then she worked at the First Metho-
dist Church of Moore Haver Thrift Shop for
many years. She was a member of First United
Methodist Church of Moore Haven for many
years.
She is survived by her two sons, Tommy Cook
of Moore Haven, Charles Cook of Cape Coral;
one sister, Vivian Braley; and two brothers, Rus-
sell Eures, Henry Eures; 12 grandchildren, 13
great-grandchildren, many great-great-grandchil-
dren; step-daughter, Brenda (Larry) Hoots; and
special caregiver, Debbie Jones.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday,
March 1, at First United Methodist Church Of
Moore Haven, 300 Avenue L. S.W, Moore
Haven, with Pastor Charlie Watts and Rev. Dar-
rel Braham officiating. Interment will be in Orto-
na Cemetery, Moore Haven. Visitation will be
Monday, Feb. 28 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in
First United Methodist Church Of Moore Haven,
300 Avenue L. S.W, Moore Haven.
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Charles Yockey Brobston Sr., 87
CLEWISTON - Charles Y. Brobston Sr., 87,
passed away Feb. 18, 2011.
"Charlie" as he was known was born and
raised in Jacksonville, to the late Stanley and
Emmeline Brobston before moving to Clewis-
ton, where he lived for 46 years.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife
of 45 years, Mary Jo Brobston.
Charlie was a veteran of the Navy and served
in WWII and also served in the Merchant Ma-
rines.
He attended Jacksonville University where he
studied Architecture, then worked as an archi-
tect before joining the Army Corp of Engineers,
from which he retired after working for more
than 44 years. He had many interests but had a
love for sailing and the sea. Charlie also per-
formed volunteer work for the Salvation Army
after his retirement. He was also very generous
and contributed to many charity organizations.
Survivors include his sons, Charles Y. Brobston
Jr. and his wife Sheila of Greensboro, N.C., Bar-
ry M. Brobston and his wife Kim of Live Oak; his
daughters, Patricia C. Martino and her husband
Joseph of West Palm Beach, Felecia (Lisa) Satur
and her husband Mick of Stuart; and eight
grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren
Memorial contributions may be -made to
Haven Hospice Center of Lake City.

Florence Waldrum, 78
HILLSBORO, Texas - Florence Waldrum, 78
of Hillsboro, passed away on Feb. 17, 2011, in
Hillsboro.
Funeral services were held at 4:30 p.m. Sun-
day, Feb. 20, 2011, at Marshall and Marshall Fu-
neral Directors
Chapel in Hillsboro,
with Rev. Ricardo
Aguilar officiating.
Interment was at
Ortona Cemetery in
Moore Haven, Fla., .
at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
Feb. 22, 2010.
Florence was born
on Sept. 8, 1932 in
Fort Myers, Fla. She
was the daughter of
Thomas Jef-
ferson and Rebecca. (Lee) Dupree.
She graduated from high school in Moore
Haven, Fla. She moved to San Antonio, Texas,
as a young woman. It was there she met her fu-
ture husband, Stan Waldrum who she later
married in California. The couple lived in South-
ern California for twelve years.
She later lived in Baltimore, Md., and Lampa-
sas, Texas, before moving to Hillsboro approxi-
mately ten years ago. She enjoyed gardening
and took great pride in the vegetables she
raised. Florence was of the Baptist faith.
Preceding her in death were her parents; four
sisters, Tommie Dupree, Loreita Anderson and
husband Jerry, Loisel Green and husband Virgil
and Lucille Laurence.
Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Aguilar
and husband John of Odenton, Md.; brother,
Robert Dupree of Florida; sisters, Frances Harris
and Barbara Dupree, both of Hillsboro; grand-
daughter, Isabella Aguilar of Odenton, Md., and
former husband, Stan Waldrum of Long Beach,
Calif.


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have declined in recent months due to the lack
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started on Feb. 18.
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American Legion's Troop 964 (Big Lake Distriot)
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lanueva, Mr. Justiniano, and Mrs. Carrasco. Sixth
Grade: Mrs. Easdale, Mrs. Hansen, Mrs. Pearce,
Ms. Jacks; and Mrs. Lutz. ESE: Mrs. Shannon, Mrs.
Smith, Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Bryant. The students
received a special treat for their good behavior.
We thank Mrs. Riker and the cafeteria monitors
for overseeing this monthly recognition program.
Attendance Recognition
The following homerooms are to be com-
mended for having the highest attendance aver-
age during the month of January: Mrs. Hansen
.(first place), Mrs. Brown (second place),,Ms. Jacks
(third place), and Mrs. Lopez and Mrs. Marrero
(fourth place). The first place winner received a
special cookie party for having the highest aver-
age during the month of January.
Volunteers of the Month
The following volunteers were recognized
for contributing more than ten hours of volun-
teer work during the month of January: Yesenia
Acosta, Mercedes Dingle, Thelma Green, John
Kujawski, Jonathan Levy, Jordana Levy, Caridad
Lopez-Morales, Yadira Perez, Willie Perry, Gladys
Tobar, and Janet Towell. They each received a
certificate of appreciation for their hard work and
support.
100th Day Celebration
In celebration of the 100th day of school, K-6
grade students at Gove Elementary participated
in many exciting and creative activities. The day
started off with a reading of the poem "100 Is a
Lot!" by Meish Goldish. Some classes decorated
hats and crowns which they wore throughout
the day. Others created art projects displaying
100 items to match a given theme or decorated
T-shirts celebrating the 100th day of school. Stu-
dents were also caught jumping 100 times, walk-
ing 100 steps and reading 100 words. It was a fun
and enjoyable day for all.
Upcoming Events ...
Feb. 25: Go Red for Women: Wear Red Day
Feb. 26: Saturday School 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 28: FCAT Blackout Begins
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Superintendent Gives Farewell After

Leading Nation's 11th Largest School System


Palm Beach County School Board Chairman
Frank Barbieri announced, Monday, February
21, 2011, that he, representing the School Board
(Board), and Superintendent Dr. Art Johnson
(Johnson) have signed a "mutual settlement of
employment agreement" providing for the Super-
intendent's separation from his position effective
at 5 pm, Monday, February.21, 2011.
Effective as of the end of the business day,
Johnson will be relieved of all duties, responsibili-
ties and privileges as Superintendent; however,
for the next 90 days, that is until May 20, 2011,
he will be responsible for certain transitional ac-
tivities as directed by the acting superintendent,
Dr. Johnson has served as Superintendent of the
School District of Palm Beach' County, the na-
tion's 11th largest school system, since 2001. The
separation comes as a result of a motion by Board
Vice Chairman Dr. Debra Robinson at a regular
Board meeting on February 2, 2011, to immedi-
ately sever the relationship with the Superinten-
dent without cause pursuant to the Superinten-
dent's contract.
At the Board meeting on Wednesday, Febru-
ary 16, 2011, the Board voted to sever the rela-
tionship with the Superintendent and directed the
Board Chairman to negotiate a mutual separation
agreement within the parameters of its direction
expressed at the meeting, as quickly and amica-
bly as possible. The Board also hired former Dis-
trict Chief Operating Officer Bill Malone as Acting
Superintendent beginning February 22, 2011.
"While this has been a difficult process for
everyone for a number of reasons, I believe my
fellow Board members and I have respected the
public and taxpayers, the District employees, the
Superintendent and the law throughout the pro-
cess," said Board Chairman Frank Barbieri. "We
want the healing of the District to begin, and we


wish Dr. Johnson well in his future endeavors,"
he said.
The mutual separation agreement between
the Board and Johnson provides for Johnson to
receive the following benefits:
*Unused sick leave pay (891 hours):
$114,992.06 - lump sum on or about May 20,
2011
*Accumulated vacation pay (308 hours):
$43,230.93- lump sum on or about May 20, 2011
*Severance pay: (six months' salary) $150,000
- lump sum on or about May 27, 2011
*Family health insurance coverage until June,
2014.
The agreement also provides that:
*Superintendent is prohibited from suing the
Board
*Superintendent is prohibited from applying
or accepting District employment, unless request-
ed by the Board
*Board will indemnify Johnson individually
and in his official capacity in pending and or fu-
ture lawsuits provided such acts were committed
within the proper course and scope of his em-
ployment
There is nothing in the agreement that:
*Prevents the Superintendent from running
for the School Board in the future
*Limits the Board's possible future legal ac-
tions against the Superintendent regarding any is-
sue, such as an audit finding or conclusion
Dozens of employees throughout the District
gathered in the Board Room to bid farewell to
the Superintendent. Dr. Johnson has spent more
than 40 years in public education in Florida. In the
School District of Palm Beach County, he served
as Principal, Area Superintendent, School Board
Member, Chief Academic Officer and Superinten-
dent.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the
Hendry County Board of County Commissioners on March 8,
2011, 5:05 p.m., at the City of Clewiston, Commission
Chambers, 115 W Ventura Ave, Clewiston, Florida.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider the adoption of
Stipulated Settlement Agreement (Compliance Agreement)
which will lead to remedial amendments of the West Hendry
Planning Overlay Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment
to the Future Land Use Element of the -Hendry County
Comprehensive Plan and the 10-Year Water Supply Facilities
Work Plan of the Environmental Services Element.


10 days after body
recovered, still no arrests
in case'

BY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA
TheSun
Glades County Sheriff's Officials, along with
the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, are
hoping that the community will play a key role in
solving the case of a 21-year-old whose deceased
body was found in Glades County.
Meeting with members of the press at the
Glades County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, FDLE
agents and their Glades County counterparts
made an appeal to anyone with information on
the death of Erica Vassell, a Clewiston native w4ho
was found on the side of a Glades County road, to.
step-forward to help bring closure to the victim's
family.
FDLE was called in to investigate after the
woman's body was recovered in the early morn-
ing hours of Feb. 11, next to a sugarcane field.
Through their investigation, and what little infor-
mation that the agencies are releasing to the pub-
lic, detectives say that the woman was last seen at
an apartment complex in Clewiston, after attend-
;in a Super Bowl party at Suzy B's bar in Clewis-
[6rn r.othing is known about the timeframe in be-
rY ien, from the time that she went missing, Feb.
7, to when she was discovered.
Officials said that persons of interest had been


identified in the case, after an initial string of tips
from the community, but Sheriff Stuart Whiddon
warned that "the leads are starting to dry up."
"Maybe some people who haven't come for-
ward yet will come forward with some leads," he
added.
According to Sheriff Whiddon, the murder is
the first one in six years for Glades County.
Tammy Roane, FDLE agent, was also on-hand
to speak to media outlets. The agencies did not
say in what condition the victim's body was found
when it-was recovered, and did not provide infor-
mation on the possible cause of death, outside of
saying that the woman was fully clothed when
she was found and that it did not appear she had
been a victim of sexual abuse. According to FDLE,
a medical examiner's report should provide more
concrete information.
Agents said they are not ruling out much in
these early stages of the investigation. Erica also
had no prior criminal history.
Erica lived in Clewiston with her family. Ac-
cording to them, she had been going to college to
pursue a degree in medicine or physical therapy.
It is the second unsolved murder in as many years
for the family, with Erica's 30-year-old brother
having been slain in Palm Beach County in 2009.
Erica's mother received the news of her
daughter's death minutes after she came home
from her own sister's wake.
"She was a good person, an outspoken per-
son," her mother, Gloria, told The Clewiston
News. "She loved people. That's Erica."


All interested parties are invited to appear and be heard. Oral and
written comments will be accepted. A copy of the proposed agree-
ment is available for inspection at the Hendry County Planning
and Zoning Department, 165 S. Lee St., LaBelle, FL between
the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday,
and at the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners' office, 25
E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL between the hours of 8:30
a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board,
agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at
such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the pro-
ceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be based.

Any questions pertaining to these documents should be directed to
the Planning and Zoning Department, either by phone (863-
675-5240), email (scatala@hendryfla.net), U. S. mail (P. O.
Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975) or by fax (863- 675-5317).

Darrell R. Harris, Chairman
Hendry County Board of County Commissioners


Glades County, FDLE Urges Leads on

Erica Vassell Murder Case


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South Florida Blur 7-on-7 Football Team Gears Up for Badger Sports Tournament


Glades Central's Crevon
LeBlanc, Jamie Wilson
among area stars for Palm
Beach County collective

BY NAJI TOBIAS
Special to INI
The future is now.
With many of the area's Class of 2011 high
school football players now preparing to com-
pete at the next level, the offseason has officially
shifted toward the underclassmen.
Look no further than the South Florida Blur's
7-on-7 football squad - a collective of some of
Palm Beach County's best high school football
talent ready to show off their athleticism to a vari-
ety of outlets within the state and beyond.
The star-studded 7-on-7 team, formed by Luke
and Mark Stampini, features the likes of Glades
Central Raiders juniors Jonathan Brockman, Do-
minique Gibson, Crevon LeBlanc and Jamie Wil-
son.
Also representing the Muck area on the South
Florida Blur are Class of 2013 standouts Kelvin
Taylor (Glades Day) and William Likely (Glades
Central).
Other Palm Beach County athletes on this
team include the following:
*Kedric Bostic - Jupiter Christian
* Bernard Davis - Lake Worth
*Marcus Davis - American Heritage (Delray
Beach)
*Adly Enoicy - Atlantic
*Gerrad Fulton - Atlantic
*Gary Holmes - Seminole Ridge
*Angelo Jean-Louis - Palm Beach Central
*Tremaine McCullough - Royal Palm Beach
*Evan Moore - Lake Worth
*Cameron Posey-American Heritage (Delray
Beach)


jamin, who was only as sophomore back then,"
Luke Stampini said. "We also had Shawn Corker
(Cardinal Gibbons senior in 2009), who signed
with Texas Tech. And then we had Isaiah Wil-
liams out of Monsignor Pace (Miami), who went
on to Wisconsin. There were a lot of good players
on that first team."
. : - Luke Stampini, publisher/recruiting scout for
.. www.sofilafootball.com,. said a key mission of
; ..-- . his profession is to seek high school talent from
.- 4.". Palm Beach County to Miami-Dade County that
. , '. Mare generally overlooked by national recruiting
media outlets such as Rivals.com and Scout.com,
to nafne just two.
"We try to focus on a lot of our kids that don't
get a lot of recognition," Luke Stampini said. "We
� have a lot of talent that's under-the-radar and
needs to get the exposure that the five-star kids
get."
Luke Stampini was very quick to point out the
talent in the Muck Bowl - specifically LeBlanc, a
PHOTO /NAJI TOBIAS Glades Central Raiders safety who is inching his
Glades Central junior wideout Jamie Wilson blazes his way past American Heritage (Delray- way up the national recruiting radar, as evidenced
Beach) cornerback Jhavon Williams at the South Florida Blur's 7-on-7 practice on Feb. 20 in by his recent scholarship offers to LSU and Mi-


Boca Raton.


*Jhavon Williams - American Heritage (Del-
ray Beach)
Looking at the South Florida Blur's 7-on-7
team, Glades Central has the most players with
five, followed by American Heritage (Delray
Beach) with three.
Lake Worth and Atlantic are represented with
two each, with Glades Day,Jupiter Christian, Palm
Beach Central, Royal Palm Beach and Seminole
Ridge fielding one high school player apiece.
The South Florida Blur came together on Sun-
day, Jan. 23 in Boca Raton - exactly one day af-
ter the Palm Beach County-Treasure Coast High
School All-Star Football Game took place.
"There's so much talent here in South Florida,"
Luke Stampini said. "It's so deep that you can't
get enough 7-on-7 teams for all the starpower we


have here."
The South Florida Blur, in its third year of exis-
tence, has been practicing on Sunday afternoons
at Sand Pine Park in Boca Raton. They are gear-
ing up for the 4th Annual Badger Sports 7-on-7
Tournament, to be held from March 12-13 at the
University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa.
"The main reason why we came up with this
is because there were a lot of players that didn't
have a team to play on," Luke Stampini said.
"When we started this, there were a couple of
teams out already in the area. Obviously, they got
a lot of the big guys."
Luke Stampini talked about some of the ath-
letes that emerged from the first South Florida
Blur team in 2009.
"What we did was get players like Kelvin Ben-


"Crevon has come out and shown is one of
the top'defensive backs not only in South Florida,
but in the state as well," Luke Stampini said after
the Blur finished practice on Feb. 20. "He's got
great ball skills and great instincts on the field.
He's a very good athlete."
Luke Stampini was also complimentary Wil-
son, a Glades Central junior wideout who recent-
ly announced his verbal college commitment to
Miami.
"Jamie is a big-time talent for sure; there's no
doubt about that," Luke Stampini said. "When
we get to Tampa, once he gets into a rhythm, I
have no doubt he's going to go there and show
out on the field."
Luke Stampini mentioned the toughness of
Gibson and the instincts of Likely - two factors
that could bode well for the Blur in next month's
Badger Sports 7-on-7 Tournament.


PHOTO / NAJI TOBIAS PHOTO / NAJITOBIAS
To conclude the Feb. 20 Sunday afternoon practice session at Sand Pine Park in Boca Raton, Glades Day junior quarterback Tanner Redish gets some reps at the South Florida Blur's
South Florida Blur organizer Luke Stampini, right, gives his players a pep talk on their prog- 7-on-7 practice on Feb. 20 in Boca Raton.
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Asian Citrus Psyllids Find Refuge in Abandoned Groves


U.E study shows what
growers have feared

BYTOMNORDIE
Univ. of Florida
For years, citrus growers have feared that
abandoned groves provided refuge for the Asian
citrus psyllid, an invasive insect that transmits
citrus greening-now, University of Florida re-
searchers say they were right.
A study published in the current issue of the
Journal of Economic Entomology shows that the
psyllid not only survives in abandoned groves, it
often travels to commercially active groves near-
by, bringing along the bacterium responsible for
the disease.
First detected in Florida in 2005, greening is
incurable and fatal to citrus trees. It is considered
the biggest threat to the state's $9 billion citrus
industry. Asian citrus psyllids pick up the greening
bacterium by feeding on sap from infected trees
and later transmit the pathogen while feeding on
healthy trees.
The results underscore the need for landown-
ers to remove or destroy unmanaged trees, some-
thing the state is urging, said entomologist Lukasz
Stelinski, an assistant professor with UF's Institute
of Food and Agricultural Sciences and one of the
study's authors.
"There was very much anecdotal evidence
that these abandoned areas are harboring citrus
psyllids," Stelinski said. "It's just one of those
things that had to be confirmed."
An estimated 140,000 acres of citrus groves go
untended in Florida, according to the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture. The state has an estimated
550,000 acres of active groves.
Much of the abandoned grove acreage is
believed to be owned by developers or inves-
tors who expected to clear the land rather than
produce citrus, Stelinski said. Consequently, the
owners never provided basic management such
Sas pest control.
In the study, Stelinski and colleagues from
UF's Citrus Research and Education Center in
Lake Alfred sprayed nontoxic "marker" chemi-
cals on trees in seven abandoned groves, where
psyllids might be present. They also placed insect
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When the traps were checked, researchers
found psyllids bearing the marker chemicals,
indicating that the pests had traveled from aban-
doned groves to active ones. Laboratory analysis
revealed that some of these psyllids carried the
bacterium that causes greening disease.
Researchers also took leaf samples from cit-
rus trees and found the presence of greening
was about the same in abandoned and managed
groves. Other members of the research team were
Siddharth Tiwari, Hannah Lewis-Rosenblum and
Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski, all with UF's entomology
and nematology department.
Stelinski added that as-yet unpublished find-
ings showed the insects could fly up to 1.25 miles
in 10 days, and could probably travel farther over
time.
"So you don't necessarily need to be right next
to an abandoned grove to be at risk," he said.
Currently, the state is asking local property ap-
praisers to urge landowners to remove or destroy
untended citrus trees by offering tax incentives to
do so, said Mike Sparks, executive vice president
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action to reduce the amount of abandoned citrus
acreage.
"We have a $9 billion industry and 76,000 jobs
at stake," Sparks said. "Abandoned groves are
putting all of that at risk and policymakers need
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 26-2010-CA-001219
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
LOUIS MARY TELUSNOR, et al
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: LOUIS MARY TELUSNOR
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
591 NILES STREET
LABELLE, FL 33935
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS.
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
for foreclose a nlortgage on the fol-
lowing property in HENDRY County,
Florid a:
LOT 11, BLOCK E, FT. DENAUD
ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 108,
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH A 1998 MERI
HS DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE
HOME, IDENTIFICATION
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES
COUNTY FLORIDA
CASE NO. 22-010-CA-0000209
AMERICAN GENERAL HOME
EQUITY, INC.
Plaintiff,
v.
MICHAEL PINGLETON, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: MICHAEL PINGLETON, LYNN
V. PINGLETON A/K/A VICTORIA
I. riNCLETOIl A/K/A VICTORIA
i,1-:Lt."J mnd all unknown
-t,-l,- .lii.. by, through, un-
].-r .:., ..a,',' the above named
Defendant, who is not known to
be dead or alive, whether said un-
known parties claim as heirs, de-
visees, grantees, assignees,
llenors, creditors, trustees, spous-
es, or other claimants
Current Residence Unknown, but
whose last known address was:
4615 SEMINOLE AVENUE S.W,
LABELLE, FL 33935
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a mortgage on
the following property In Glades
County, Florida, to-wit:
LOT 4, COUNTRY MEADOWS
ACCORDING TO THE PLA
THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 3 AND
4, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORI-
DA. TOGETHER WITH THAT
CERTAIN 1988 SHADOW
MASTER DOUBLE WIDE MO-
BILE HOME HAVING VIN
#14604120A, TITLE
#46324479 AND VIN
#14604120B, TITLE
#4632A487.
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
f yur written defenses, f any,
to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, R.,
Plaintiffs attorney, whose address
is 12425 28th Street North, Suite
200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716,
on or before March 18, 2011 or
within thirty (30) days after the
first publication of this Notice of
Action, and file the original with
the Clerk of this Court at 25 East
Hickpoochee Avenue, P.O. Box
1760, LaBelle; FL 33975-1760, ei-
ther before service on Plaintiffs
attorney or Immediately r., .r.
ter; otherwise, a default ,i I-.
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the complaint peti-
tion.
WITNESS my hand and seal of
the Court on this 10th day of Feb-
ruary, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circit Court
By: /S/ 3. Bevis
I Deputy Clerk
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT PERSONS
WITH DISABILITIES NEED-
ING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODA-
TION TO. PARTICIPATE IN
THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD
CONTACT THE SENIOR DEPU-
TY COURT ADMINISTRATOR
WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCATED
AT THE LEE COUNTY JUSTICE
CENTER, ROOM 1213, 1700
MONROE STREET, FT. MYERS
FLORIDA 33901 TELEPHONE
NUMBER (239) 335-2299:
1-800-955-8770 , IA
FLORIDA RELAY RVICE
NOT LATER THAN SEVEN (
DAYS PRIOR TO THE PRO-
CEEDING.
378694 GCD 2/17,24/2011



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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE PUBLIC NOTICE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, Notice is hereby given that on March
FLORIDA 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm at AAA Self Stor-
CIVIL DIVISION age, 657 US Hwy 27, Moore Haven, -
CASE NO. 2010-CA-00873 FL, the undersigned AAA Self Stor-
age, will sel at Public Sale by com-
SUNCOAS SCHOOLS FEDERAL petitive bidding, the personal
CREDIT UNION, property heretofore stored with the
Plaintiff, undersigned by:
V.
CRYSTAL IMSDAHL A/K/A CRYSTAL Deloris Downing #43 &44
DAWN IMSDAHL; UNKNOWN 378656 GCD 2243/3/2011
SPOUSE OF CRYSTAL IMSDAHL
A/K/A CRYSTAL DAWN IMSDAHL,
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, r[r
AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE
NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PUBLIC NOTICE
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISES, AIRGLADES AIRPORT-
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CLEWISTON, FL
TENANT #1; TENANT #2,
Please be advised that runways
NOTICE OFSALE 13/31 will be dosed for a total of63
days starting March 2, 2011 for re-
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to placement The closure will consist of
Final Judgment of Foreclosure for t0 days concurrent, followed by
Plaintiff entered In this cause, in the three days of striping to take place
Circuit Court of HENDRY County after the runway has had time to
Florida, I will sell the property cure. Aso pease note the 63 days of
ad in HENDRY County Florida de- cure. Also please note the 63 days of
scribed as: closure are based on construction
time and do not take in account any
LOT 19, BLOCK 2342, FORT unforeseen issues or acts of nature.
LABELLE UNIT 6, A SUBDIVI- 378679 CN/CB 2/17,24/2011
SION ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 109, PUB- lTh�FcN t e
LIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
and commonly known as: 6028 LEGAL NOTICE
Longfellow Court, Labelle, FL 33935,
at public sale, to the highest and The following vehicles will be sold at
best bidder, for cash, at the Hendry public auction at Clewiston Towing
County Courthouse, 25 Hickpochee 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston FL
Ave, LaBelle, FL 33935, on March 33440 on March 7,2011 @
23, 2011, at 11:00 A.M. 10:00a.m.:
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER-
EST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE 1985 International Bus,
SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE 1HVLNHGM4FHA46069
PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE 2002 Chrysler,
OF TE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A 3CFY68B02T29104
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE 379398 CN 2/24/2011
SALE.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate In this proceed- Jlij i L
ing, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assis- PUBLC N CE
tance. Please contact Ken Kellum,
Court Operations Manager, whose NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMES TOW-
office is located at Lee County Jus- ING & RECOVERY gves Notice of Fore-
tce Center, 1700 Monroe St, Ft. closure of Uen an intent to sell these
Myers, FL 33901, and whose tele- vehicles on 03/11/2011 10:00 am at 74
phone number Is (239)533-1700, S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL
within two working days of your re- 33935, pursuant to subsecton 713.78 of
ceipt of N ofhs Sale; if you are e Foda Stattes. TIMS TOWING &
hearing or voice- impaired, call RECOVERY reserves the right to accept
1-800-955-8771. or reject any and/or all bids..
Dated this February 17, 2011. 1994 DODGE
1B4GH44RX267332
BARBARA S. BUTLER 2000 FORD
Clerk of the Circuit Court 1FAFP66L9YK100341
By: Is/ . Bevis 1997 FORD
Deputy Clerk 2FMDA51U6VBC91621
379188 CN 2/24;3/3/2011 379399 CN 2/24/2011

STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AGENCY ACTION
The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to is-
sue a Formal Determination of the Landward Extent of Wetlands and Other
Surface Waters of the State (File No. FD-26-0298899001) to Alice Land De-
velopment, Inc., c/o Thomas Treths, WilsonMiller, Inc., for an 866.06-acre
East, and Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 30 East, Hendry County.
The project area is located 8.5 miles east of the Intersection of County Road
832 (Ken Road) and State Road 29 and 9.2 miles west of the Intersection of
County Road 832 (Ked Road) and County Road 833. It is bounded by the
Ked Road to the south. The Deparbnent's file on this matter Is available for
ublc Inscton during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
ony through Friday, except legal hday, at the Department of Envi-
renmental Protection, Wetlands Evaluation and Delineation Section, Mal
Station 2500, Room 530, Bob Martinez Center, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Talla-
hassee, Florida 32399-2400.
Persons whose substantial interests are affected bythe above proposed
agent action have a right pursuant to Section 120.57, Florida Statutes, to
petition for an administtive determination (hearing) on the proposed ac-
on. The petition must contain e information set.orth below and must be
Bled (received) In the Department's Office of General Counsel, 3900 Com-
monwealth Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, within 21 days of
publication of this notice A copy of the petition must also be mailed at the
time of filing to the formal determination petitioner at the address Indicated.
Failure to file a petition within the 21 days constitutes a waiver of any right
such person has to an administrative determination (hearing) pursuant to
Section 120.57, F.S.
The petition shall contain the following Information: (a) The name and ad-
dress, and telephone number of each petitioner, the petitioner's name and
address, the Departments File Number and the county In which the project
is proposed; (b) A statement of how and when each petitioner received no-
tice of the Departent's action or proposed action; c) A statement of how
each petitioner's substantial interests are affected by the Departments ac-
tion or proposed action; (d) A statement of material facts disputed by peti-
ner, if any; (e) A statement of facts which petitioner contends warrant
reversal or modifcation of the Departments action or proposed action; (f) A
statement of which rules or statutes petitioone intends require reversal or
modification of the Department's action or proposed action; and (g) A state-
ment of the relief sought by pettioner, setting precisey the acon petitioner
wants the Department to take with respect to the Department's action or
proposed action.
If a peton s filed, the administrative hearing process is designed to for-
mulate agency acion Accordinly e Deparen fnal action may be
different from the posiSon taken by it In this Notice. Persons whose sub-
stanal interests will be affected by any decision of the Department with re-
gard to the formal determination have the right to petition to become a
party to the proceeding. The petiton must conform to the ruirements
secifed above and be filed (received) within 21 days of publcan of this
Notice In the Office of General Counsel at the above address of the Depart-
ment Failure to petition within the allowed time frame constitutes a waiver
of any right such person has to request a hearing under Section 120.57,
FS., and to participate as a party to this proceeding. Any subsequent inter-
vention will only be at the approval of the presiding officer upon motion
filed pursuant to Rule 28-5.207, FA.C.
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IDENTIFICATION
FLHML2FS47187IOA AND TI-
TLE 75088136, AND ALL IM-
PROVEMENTS THERETO.
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 days after
the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, P.L, Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is 9119 Cor-
ratLake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa,
da 33634, and file the original
with this Court ether before service
on Plaintiff's attorney :, ..Tii,.,. ]iil,
thereafter; otherwise j asr, .i ,
be eteredagainst yo for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or peti-
don.
This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive
weeks In the Uewiston News.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court on the llth day of Febru-
ary, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Court
By: J. Bevis
As Deputy Cerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L
P.O. Box 25018
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In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, person needing
a special accommodation to partci-
pate in this proceeding should con-
tact the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee County
Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700
Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida
33901, telephone number,
(813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771
DT) or 1-800-955-8770, (v), via
Florida Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
ing.
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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
2066 2007 1314433-A0002820000 William Francis
The South V2 of the Southwest '/ of the Northwest /4 of the Northwest 1
of the Southwest 4 of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hen-
dryCounty, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West
40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5699, 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 First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which Is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.


378839 CN 2/17,24:3/3,10/2011


Barbara S. Butler
Clerk ofCircuit 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
2523 2007 2024329-28000000561 Estate of Mary Culliver
Lot 101 and one-half of alley thereof, FORD PARK SUBDIVISION, according
to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, page 48, 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
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
14th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
379410 CN 2/24;3/6,13,20/2011

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX 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
1649 2007 1264432-A0001890100 Julio A. Dlou
The North V2 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southwest '4 of the Southwest '/4
of the Southwest �4 of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Horida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and
utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No.
268 in Montora 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 First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.


378807 CN 2/17,24;3/3/,10/2011


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-
owing 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
1742 2007 1274432-A0002420000 3. Miguel Reboredo
and Juana M. Reboredo
The South ih of the Southeast /4 of the Southeast A of the Northwest '1
of the Southeast 4 of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement over and across the South
25 feet thereof and subject to an easement for Ingress, egress and utilities
over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 177 In
Montura Ranch Estates.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner,
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Horida.
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
LM., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which Is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Date tis I'th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Crcuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
378818 CN 2/17,24;3/3,10/2011


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 YFAR rFtCRrPTrON WHICH ASSESSED


2914 2007 4104329-02020890020 Carlos Munoz and
Beatriz Buritica


Lot 2, Block 2089, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, page 60, Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.


1378794 CN 2/17,24;3/3,10/2011


aDruard S. DUUer
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
2018 2007 1074433-030000230060 Victor Edward Chakkal
Lot 6, Block 23, of Woodland Subdivision, %.....:.,.li . r...: i.ir thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 4, page 1 thru 2 o' r,. ir.ii.: i;.....,.; of Hendry
County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which Is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.


SBarbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
378800 CN 2/17,24;3/3,10/2011


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 DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
862 2007 1334331-A0002020000 BLC, LLC
The Northwest 1/4 of the Southwest 14 of the Northeast �A of the South-
east �4 of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County,
Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road over the East 30 feet
and South 30 feet thereof Also known as Tract 94, Pioneer Plantation, an
unrecorded subdivision.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of March, 2011, which Is
the 24th day of March, 2011.
Dated this 26th day of January, 2011.


1377517 CN 2/3.10.17,24/2011


rara r. uUer
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 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 -
1703 2007- 1274432-A0001200000 Estate of Carlos Santana,
Juana Santana and
Carlos Santana
The South I/2 of the Northeast / of the Northeast �A of the Southeast 1 of
the Northwest / of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendr
County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 3
feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 731, Montura Ranch Estates, 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 Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
14th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
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1379411 CN 2/24:3/6.13.20/2011


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


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 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 YveAn nFSCorrdnTrN WIrrilH ASRF; Fln S


February 24, 2011


arbabra S. Bunei
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
378792 CN 2/17,24;3/3,10/2011

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
RiP V 0AD nWCC DDTTlriT"M �WLIT aCCCCn


2887 2007 4104329-02020780060 Devon B. Seaton 167 2007 1-06-4-2AO0160-0000 Evndo Popertync
Lt 6, Block 2078, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quar
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, ter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 6
Flori. Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. , ner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. Subject to existing elements 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 r deemed according to law, the property de- 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 d
Office, 2nd Foor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 1100in such certificate will be d to the highest bidder at the Clerk'
A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is te Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
14th day of April, 2011. A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of March, which is the 24th
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011. dao of March, 2011.
St 1 . eber ated this 26th day of January, 2011.


Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
379413 CN 2/24;3/6,13,20/2011

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 DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1594 2007 1-25-44-32-AOO-0269-000 Jaime 3. Celleri
The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-
quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Sec
ton 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Sub-
ject to an easement of an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also
known as Lot No. 4973 In MONTURA RANCH ESTATES.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de-
scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
378799 CN 2/17,24;3/3,10/2011


REQUEST FOR BIDS
SODDING AT PIONEER LANDFILL
BID NUMBER: 2011-09
OPENING DATE AND TIME: March 10, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.
Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of
Hendry County, Florida, "Sodding at Pioneer Landfill". In order to be consid-
ered, bids must'received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E.
Hall Building (Clerk's Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25
E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by March 10, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., at
which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of
one or more witnesses.


A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Purchasin Department, located at 165 S. Lee Street, La-
Belle, Florida for ck up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mall-
ing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585.
Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-BId Conference on Thursday,
March 3, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99 E.
Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935.
This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred In the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entirety this Bid, if It is in the best Interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
Drug/Smoke Free Work Place.
Darrell Harris, Chairman
Board of County Commissioners
378847 CB/CN 2/17,24:3/3/2011


1377521 CN 2/3,10,17,24/2011


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 anc
the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1657 2007 1264432-A000229000 Medardo Diaza
The South Vh of the Northeast 4 of the Southeast- of the Northeast /4 ol
the Southeast �A of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry
County, Florida. Subject to an easement for Ingress, egress and utiliets
over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 499, Montu-
ra 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'
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:0
A.M, on the Fourth Thursday In the month of March, 2011, which Is
the 24th day of March, 2011.
Dated this 26th day of January, 2010.


377396 CN 02/03,10,17,24/11


araroa S. Buuler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jo Louise Harben/Jayme Claire Col-
lins Trustees, the holders of the following certificate has filed said certif-
cate 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
1066 2007 1134432-A0002470100 Eric Bernard Boucan
The North V2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southwest
1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the
North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5491, 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, 2'd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00
A.M, on the Second Thursday In the month of April, 2011 which is the
14th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 16h day of February, 2011.


1379453 CN 2/24;3/6,13,20/2011


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


Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, 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
2823 2007 4104329-02020420150 Alberto Perez Pujals
Lot 15, Block 2042, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat
thereof recorded In Plat Book 3, page 60, Public Records of Hendry County,
Florida.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being In the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M, on the Second Thursday in the month ofApril, 2011, which is the
14th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 16th day of February, 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 DESCRIPTION . WHICH ASSESSED
1903 2007 1364432-A0001790100 B S Enterprises, LLC
The South i2 of the Northeast 1/ of the Northeast 4 of the Southeast �4 of
the Southwest � of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry
County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30
feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 4082 In Montura Ranch Estates.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
AM., on the First Thursday In the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
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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 Verona A LLC, the holders of the follow- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the fol-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. lowing certificate has filed said certincate for a tax deed to be issued there-
The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and the on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
name in which it was assessed are as follows: the name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
161 2007 1064428-A0001360000 Michael D. Kelly and 2940 2007 4104329-03020990090 John C. Swearingen and
Sylvia Kelly Shelley Swearingen
The East 1u of the Northeast A of the Northeast � of the Northwest � of Lot 9, Block 2099, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat
the Southwest '4 of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 73, Public Records of Hendry County,
County, Florida. 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., on the Second Thursday In the month of April, 2011, which is the A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
14th day of April, 2011. 14th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011. Dated this 16th day of February, 2011.


379407 CN 2/24;3/3,10,17/2011


Barara 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 Verona A 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, descnption of property and the
name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DFStCRITION WHICH ASSESSED


379415 CN 2/24;3/6,13,20/2011


arbara S. Buutler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX 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


1756 2007 1344432-A0000040100 Israel Reyes 053 2007 13144J3-AVsL UoUU1 Marzo AToeis
The South V/2 of the Southeast � of the Northeast � of the Northeast ' of The South / of the Northwest of the Northeast /4 of the Southeast /
the Northeast � of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry of the Northwest � of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hen-
County, Florida. Also known as Tract 4409, Montra Ranch Estates, an un- dryonty, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West
recorded subdivision. feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 5892, 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. ..'nr ... '.'., . I ,,r.'i ., :
All id property being in the County of Hnd 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- l be redeemed according to law, the property d
scribed in such ceriicate will be sid to the highest bidder according to law, the property C
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 scribed insuch certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at th Clerk's
AFM., on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the Office,2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
14th day of April, 2011. . A.M., on the First Thursday In the month of April, 2011, which is the
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011. 7th day of April, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.
Clerk of Circuit Court rbra S iButler
Hendry County, Florida Clerk of Circuit Court
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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-
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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


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX 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
221 2007 1184428-A0001510000 Andrew D Potts and
Shannon K. Potts
The East 1/2 of the Southeast �/ of the Northwest � of the Northwest /4
of the Southwest �A 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 Cleri's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday In the month of March, 2011, which is
the 24th day of March, 2011.
Dated this 26th day of January, 2010.


377394 CN 02/03,10,17,24/11


Barora B . Buter
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida


NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the Distict School Board of Hendry County,
Florida, will receive bids until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 2. 2011 at the
Hendry County School Board's Finance Office, at which time they will be
opened.
Item to be sid: (3) Portable Classrooms located at LaBelle Middle School.
Conditions of sale: Item to be sold "as is," "where is" no warrantees or
guarantees are expressed or implied.
Portable must be removed from site within thirty (30) days of sale.
Place for recent of bids: All bids shall be delivered to the Hendry County
School Districts Finance Office, 111 Curry Street, LaBelle, Florida, or
Mailed to Hendry County School District Finance Office, P.O. Box 1980,
LaBelle, Florida 33975.
Terms fSale: Cash, Cashiers Check, or money order payable to the
Hendry County School District no later than 2:00 P.M. Friday March 4,
2011 delivered to the Hendry County School District Finance Office.
Obtaining Bid Information: Bidders may contact Larry Worth at
863-517-1670 or Tommy O'Ferrell at 863-517-1252 for information on
portables locations and permission to visit site.
All bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the out-
side "PORTABLES LMS." The School District of Hendry County reserves the
right to reject any and all bids received, and to waive any and all irregu-
larities in regard thereto.
Hendry County School Board
Matthew A. Beatty, Chairman
379030 CN/CB 2/24/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, 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


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
in VFAD nDCc RnTnO WHICHIT ASSFSSFn


1913 2007 1364432-A0001970100 Vincent I. LaModello
The South /2 of the Southwest ' of the Northeast % of the Northeast 1/
of the Southeast A1 of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
West 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 4189 In Montura Ranch Es-
tates, 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 First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S; Buler


1378798 CN 2/17,24;3/3,10/2011


Clerk ofr Urcuit Cou
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
1526 2007 1254432-A0000510100 The heirs, devisees or beneficiaries
of The Estate of Bernardo Fuentes

The North VT of the Southwest � of the Northeast �-of the Southeast /4
of the Northeast 4 of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 5096 in Montura Ranch Estates,
an unrecorded subdivision.
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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 11:0C
A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of March, 2011, which is
the 24th day of March, 2011.
Dated this 26th day of January, 2011.


377523 CN 2/3,10,17,24/2011


Brarra S. Buuer
Clerk of Crcuit 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:


837 2007 12B4331-A0000990000 Marion E. Larmond a/k/a NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
Marion E. Larmon-Hope 1734 2007 1274432-A0002320000 Juan G. Faget and Blanca Rosa Olivar 1669 2007 1264432-A0002640000 Guillermo Rodriguez Orihuela CERT NAMEIN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
The Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast A of the Southwest 4 of the South- The Sol ... ..- .urr,...- IA/ of the Northwest � of the Northwest I4 The South V2 of the West V2 of the North 12 of the Southeast / of the 2101 2007 1314433-A0004440000 Velma Higgins
est /4 of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, of the 5...-..- ', .:.r :t-,. .. 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Southwest A of the Southeast 'A of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range
Florida. Also known as Lot No. 420, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded sub- Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, The North /2 of the Northeast / of the Northwest / of the Southeast A ol
division. utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot 124 in egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known the Southwest � of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendri
Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. as Lot No. 422, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 3C
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner, feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. 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 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No 6112 , Montura Ranch Estates, an unre-
SSubject to existing easements and right of ways of record. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. , corded subdivision.
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. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property de- Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
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- 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 e sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's scribed in such certificate will be sold t the highest bidder at the Clerk's All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
AM., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of March, 2011, which is Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
the 24th day of March, 2011. A.M., on the Fodrth Thursday in the month of March, 2011, which is A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
Dated this 26th day of January, 2011. the 24th day of March, 2011. 14th day of April, 2011. scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Barbara S. Butler Dated this 26th day of January, 2011. Dated this 16th day of February, 2011. Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
Clerk of Circuit Court Barbara S. Butler Barbara S. Butler A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of March, 2011, which is
Hendry County, Florida Clerk of Circuit Court Clerk of Circuit Court the 24th day of March, 2011.
377511 CN 2/3,10,17,24/2011 Hendry County, Florida Hendry County, Florida Dated this 26th day of January, 2010.
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX DEED I I I
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
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- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jo Louise Harben/Jayme Claire Col-
on. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and lins Trustees, the holders of the following certificate has filed said certfi-
the name in which it was assessed are as follows: cate 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
CERT. NAME IN as follows:
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED


1379412 CN 2/4;3/6,13,20/2011


N NOTICE OF APPLICATION FORTAX 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


377387 CN 02/03,10,17,24/11


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:


1874 2007 1364432-A0000880000 Martha C. Medina and CERT. NAME IN 1541 2007 1254432-A0000960100 Laureano Alvarez and
Rolando Medina NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED Ana J. Alvarez CERT. NAME IN
920 2007 1354331-01000000060 Edward R. Napoli NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
The North /2 of the Southwest 1 of the Northwest h of the Northwest � The North V2 of the Southwest � of the Southwest � of the Northwest 'A 18 2007 1034328-010000G0230 Robert E. Ward
of the Northwest /4 of Section 36, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, The Southeast 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the South- of the Northwest i/4 of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the west 1/4 of Section 35, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, : -.. . ...,.r. Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the Lot 23, Block G, Fort Denaud Acres, Unit 2, a subdivision according to the
West 40 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 4679 in Montura Ranch Es- Florida. Also known as Lot 6, Block 0, Pioneer Plantation, , ..,. -.. .re..i. West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 1131 in Mohtura Ranch Es- plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, pages 68 through 70, Public Records ol
states, subdivision, states. 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. 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. 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.' 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- 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 th Clerk's scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's scribed n such cerficate 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, LaBle, Florida, at 11:00 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle Florida, at 11:00 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the A.M., on the Second Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the A.M., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of March, 2011, which is
7th day of April, 2011. 14th day of April, 2011. 7th day of April, 2011. the 24th day of March, 2011.
Dated this 9th day of February, 2011. Dated this 16th day of February, 2011. Dated this 9th day of February, 2011. Dated this 26th day of January, 2010.
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Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee


NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
LANDOWNERS OF
BOLLES DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of
Bolles Drainage District, and in accordance with Chapter 298, Florida Stat-
utes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Land-
owners of Bolles Drainage District for the year 2010, will be held at United
States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Office, North US 27, Clewiston,
Florida, on Tuesday, March 9, 2011 at 10:30 AM, for the purpose of:
1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as
the landowners may determine.
3.Transacting such other business as may properly come before the meet-
ing.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
BY: Jason Langdale, President
379432 CN 2/24;3/3/2011


NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
LANDOWNERS OF
RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of
Ritta Drainage Distric and in accordance with Chapter 298, Flonda Statutes
1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of the Landowners
of Ritta Drainage District for the year 2010, will be held at United States
Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Office, North US 27, Clewiston, Florida
on Tuesday, February 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM, for the purpose of:
1. Election of one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as
the landowners may determine.
3.Transacting such other business as may properly come before the [meet-
ing.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
RITTA DRAINAGE DISTRICT
BY: Steve Stiles, President
379433 BGS/CN 2/24;3/3/2011


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Florida Department of Transportation Project
Bids will be received by the District One Office until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday,
March 17, 2011, for the following Proposals:
EU364- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Power Shearing on
Various Roadways in Hardee, Desoto, Manatee, & Sarasota Counties. Bud-
get Estimate: $70,000.00
E1365- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Removal and Re-
placement of Concrete Ditch Pavement in Highlands County. Budget Esti-
mate: $480,000.00
EIJ66- A Certification of Qualification is not required for High Mast Light
Pole Removal in Lee, Manatee, & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate:
$9,600.00
EU67- A Certification of Qualification is not required for Miscellaneous As-
phalt Repairs in Polk County. Budget Estimate: $798,904.00
Complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on
our website at htto:lwww.dot.state.fl.us/contractsadministationdistictl/:
or by calling (863)519-2559.
378681 CN/CB 2/24;313/2011


NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
LANDOWNERS OF
DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to call of the Board of Supervisors of
Disston Island Conservancy District, and in accordance with Chapter 298,
Florida Statutes 1941, and law amendatory thereto, the Annual Meeting of
the Landowners of Disston Island Conservancy District for the year 2010,
will be held at United States Sugar Corporation, Molasses Sales Office,
North US 27, Cewlston, Florida on Tuesday, March 9, 2011 at 10:00 A.M.,
for the purpose of:
1. Electing one (1) Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
2. Receiving annual reports and takingsuch action wi respect thereto as
the landowners may determine.
3. Transacting such other business as may properly come-before the meet-
ing.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
DISSTON ISLAND CONSERVANCY DISTRICT
BY: Jason Langdale, President
379435 GCD/CN 2/24;3/3/2011


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the fol-
owing certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there-
3n. The certificate number, year of issuance, description of property and
he name in which it was assessed are as follows:
CERT. NAME IN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1548 2007 1254432-A0001190000 Capital Recovery & Investments,
Inc.
The South /2 of the Northwest 1/ of the Southeast 'A of the Southwest �
of the Northwest ' of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
West 0 feetthereof. Also known as Lot No. 1170 in Montura Ranch Es-
tates.
Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner.
Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record.
All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property de-
scribed In such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk's
Office, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the First Thursday In the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9t day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, [Florida
378797 CN 2/17,24;3/3;10/2011


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
Notice Is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council
will hold a regular meeting Thursday, March 3rd, 2011, beginning at 4:00
p.m. at the Clewiston Museum, 5n0 n"i-il 0,, O^rfon FL 3344o Tf a
quorum is not established, the l.Ir' ij , . r ; , Th,-. d , I, ..i, ,
2011 at 4:00 pm. This meeting ..-. , f.uI,: Ir..: , .i-
accessible by the disabled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at such meeting-or hearing, he/she will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal Is to be based. If
any group or organization would like a "Guidelines for Sponsorship Applica-
ton" form, please e-mail leeihendrvedc.com for a copy.
Hendry County
Tourist Development Council
Karson Turner, Chairman
379404 CN 2/24/2011


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 tb 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
2033 2007 1314433-A0000540000 Vera Hortensia Silva Benoy
The South /2 of the Southwest V4 of the Southeast 1/ of the Northwest /4
ofthe Northeast '4 of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
West 30 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the
South 30 feet thereof. Also known as Lot No. 6018 of Montura Ranch Es-
tates.
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, Admlnlstration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00
A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of April, 2011, which is the
7th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 9t day of February, 2011.


17RR11 CTN 2/17.24:3/3.10/2011


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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 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
2097 2007 1314433-A0004180000 Capital Recovery &
Investments, Inc.
The North V' of the Southeast /4 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southwest /4
of the Southeast �A of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the
East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 6052, 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 cerUficate 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 monthof April, 2011, which Is the
14th day of April, 2011.
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
379408 CN 2/24;3/6,13,20/2011 .u i. ..1

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. NAMEIN
NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
2057 2007 1314433-A0002310100 Oel Salabarria and Oando
Salabarria (land owner)
John Manuel Nieves (mobile home owner)
The North 12 of the Northwest 14 of the Southeast /4 of the Southeast /4
of the Northwest 4 of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East,
Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot No. 5889, Montura Ranch Es-
tates, 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 March, 2011, which is
the 24th day of March, 2011.
Dated this 26th day of January, 2011.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of Circuit Court
Hendry County, Florida
377520 CN 2/3,10,17,24/2011


[Public Notice Ll


ANNUAL MEETING OF
LANDOWNERS OF
SOUTH SHORE DRAINAGE DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the landowners of South
Shore Drainage District is scheduled to meet Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at
10:30 A.M,. at the office of said Disbict located at 2832 N. Main Street,
Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida, for the purpose of:
1. Electing one Supervisor for a term of three (3) years.
2. Receiving annual reports and taking such action with respect thereto as
the landowners may determine; and
3. Transacting such other business as may come before the meeting.
Ifa person decides to appeal te decision o d f Supervisors with
respect to any matter considered at toe meeting herein referred, he or she
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record Includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
made.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
SOUTH SHORE DRAINAGE DISTRICT
By: /s/ Bazil K. Anderson
President
378653 SUN 2/17,24/2011


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 DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED
1633 2007 1264432-A00013701000 Eldis M. Verdazco
The East 1/2 of the Southeast 1 of the Southwest 14 of the Southeast � of
the Northwest 1/ of Section 26, 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 easement for an access road of the East 30 feet
thereof Also known as Tract 950, 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 redeeed 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 March, 2011, which is
the 24th day of March, 2011.
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Florida Conservancy District Is scheduled to meet Wednesday, March 9,
2011, at 11:00 A.M., at the office of said District located at 2832 N. Main
Street Belle Glade, Palm Beach County, Florida, for the purpose of:
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the landowners may determine; and
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that he lied to protect the agency.
"I just started crying, to be honest with you,"
he said.
Leonardo Bailum said he was the victim of
racial prejudice after he brought attention to a
group of deputies who were woefully neglecting
their duties. Risking his job, he took the issue up-
with his supervisors, and when he felt they were
not listening to his concerns, he took it all the way
up to the top of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's
Office (PBSO) command.
Although he remains employed with PBSO,
Corporal Bailum is not happy. After years of
serving as a model, deputy, he feels he has been
wrongfully relocated from his old post serving
the Glades area - he was transferred to coastal
communities during the investigation. He said he
experienced retaliatory attacks for taking Glades
PBSO commanders to task for overlooking defi-
ciencies in their service of the Western communi-
ties.
And he said he won't be quiet until his job lo-
cation is reinstated, even if that means losing his
job altogether.
"I believe in standing up for what I think is
right," he said.
It started Oct. 31, when Bailum sent an e-mail
reporting that proper radio procedures during
traffic stops weren't being followed. One reported
example: a deputy conducted a traffic stop of a
vehicle with two males wanted for homicide, and
completed her report on the roof of the suspects'
car -- a clear safety issue, he said.

Other reported concerns:
- Deputies conducting a traffic stop arrested a
mother who was driving her sick child to the local
hospital. She had an expired drivers license, and
while being processed at the local jail, she was
unable to see her child.
- A deputy, who responded to an injured per-
son on U.S. 27, never got out of his car to render
aid to the injured trucker and instead continued
talking to someone on his cell phone.
- A deputy was "untruthful" in a battery and
potential child abuse.call.

Despite the concerns, Corporal Bailum, whose
job is as a field training officer teaching rules and
regulations to new hires, said he was continually
ignored or harassed.
In an interview in February conducted by Lt.
Eddie Worthington, asking questions with re-
gard to an internal affairs investigation, Corporal
Bailum is asked why on several instances he be-
came disruptive, to the point of shouting to his
superiors.
He zeroed in on a particularly verbal confron-
tation Corporal Bailum had with Lt. Morris.
"I can understand if you felt against the wall,"
the interviewer said at one point during the inter-
view. The interviewer explained the PBSO's posi-
tion, that Bailum wasn't the target of a fact-finding
mission, that he was the complainant.
He asks Corporal Bailum whether he might
have jumped the gun in addressing the issue up
the chain of command.
"He (Lt. Morris) states you were disrespectful,
yelling, screaming, you would not let him speak
half the time. He claims disrespect," the inter-
viewer said.
"I felt upset at that point, yes I did, because Lt.
Morris told me I had to leave early, that the com-
mand was mad and I had to go hide in the cubby
hole," said Corporal Bailum.


Part of the issue with Lt. Morris was that Cor-
poral Bailum felt that command was holding
back his evaluation, as payback for him "whistle-
blowing."
The interviewer explained the evaluation
process as having changed, not being a perfect
system, and that the delay was not attributable
to human error. It was simply that the evaluation
process had been updated.
"These are things that you should know," he
said.
During the interview, Corporal Bailum apolo-
gized for getting upset with Lt. Morris. He said he
did not understand the new way that evaluations
were conducted.
But Corporal Bailum broke down in the
course of the next few minutes, after explaining
his outburst with Lt. Morris and how the two have
known each other since they served as the top
two officers with the city of South Bay.
Lt. Worthington seemed to have a different
understanding.
SHe said he "never even had lunch with you,"
the interviewer said.
"That's not true. We've eaten lunch plenty of
times," Corporal Bailum shot back.
He said you "never had a personal relation-
ship. Never had contact outside of work."
"That may be true to a certain extent," Cor-
poral Bailum said, explaining it later as feeling
as though his heart had sunk and his voice had
caught in his throat. "He provided my family with
Christmas gifts. I don't know why he is trying to
insist there is no personal relationship there."
Corporal Bailum said he was initially crushed
by the events surrounding his whistle-blowing.
He said the problems started when his former
sergeant retired, and a new one seemed to play
favoritism with other deputies.
Because they were white, and he is black, ra-
cial prejudice is the only explanation he has for
the treatment he has received, he told The Sun
Newspaper, demonstrating a portfolio full of
commendation letters and certificates for "deputy
of the month."
A marine before he became a police officer
more than 20 years ago, Corporal Bailum cited
case law in another e-mail to the Glades PBSO
command, and promised to follow all legal rem-
edies with regard to his position.
"What kind of message is the agency send-
ing when accountability is strictly for subordinate
staff members and when command staff are al-
lowed to get away with all types of policy viola-
tions and nothing is done to them?" he wrote in
that e-mail.
He has since submitted formal complaints to
the Florida Commission on Human Relations,
which does not have jurisdiction over the case
and turned down the request.
But he promises he won't stop.
"After wiping away the tears and then sweep-
ing up all the pieces of my shattered dignity off of
the ground, I began feeling more focused, driven,
determined, dedicated and committed to my
cause and ensuring that justice prevails," he told
Glades commanders.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office was
contacted about the situation, but was unable to
provide official statements on the case.


Arrest Report

Keith Bowles, 31


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.



Jacqueline Dixon, 24


* Battery, caused bodily
hairn
*Arrested Feb. 18 by
DS \V. Williams
*Released Feb. 19 on
tl:,nd"j


Devoris T. Allen, 24

* Aggravated battery,
Iolflender . knew/should
ha \e known victim was
pregnant
*.Arrested Feb. 19 by
DS R. Bush
SReleased Feb. 19 on

seph McCant, 46
Joseph McCant, 46


*DUI, alcohol or drugs
*Arrested Feb. 20 by
Ofc. J. Rivera
*Released Feb. 20


Martine Roberto Mendoza, 21


SAggravated assault,
\\ deadly weapon, w/o
intent to kill
SArrested Feb. 20 by
D)S Vandusen


* Battery, touch or
strike
S.Arrested Feb. 17 by
DS Guido
* Released Feb. 18 on
t'ond


Sylvia Johnson, 52


* Battery, caused bodily
h1r rn
Arrested Feb. 18 by
DS W. Williams
*Released Feb. 18


Levon Sherrod Camel, 38



*DUI, alcohol or drugs
*Arrested- Feb. 20 by
Ofc. White




Ricardo Castillo, 26


* Battery, touch or
strike
* Arrested Feb. 20 by
DS R. Escarra



Alteree D. Jackson, 49


*Aggravated battery,
offender knew/should
ha% e known victim was
pregnant
*Arrested Feb. 20 by
DS J Tiooker


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The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is
seeking assistance from the public in locating
wanted fugitive Matoria Davis as of Feb. 17, 2011. V.
Davis, 25, is a 5'11" female with black hair
and brown eyes and weighs 145 pounds. Her
last know address is listed as S.W. 13th St., Belle
Glade.
Davis is wanted for failure to appear: food
stamp fraud; grand theft.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts .,
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