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General Info

Midnight Magic
The Clarence E. Anthony
Branch Library, located at 375 S.W.
2nd Ave. in South Bay, will be hav-
ing a magic showed on Sept. 17 by
Gary Midnight beginning at 10:30
a.m. This show is for all ages and
will be 30 minutes long.

Benefit Golf
Tournament
A Benefit Golf Tournament will
be held on Saturday, September 12
for 12-year-old Skii Sumerall who
is currently awaiting a liver trans-
plant.
Proceeds will go to help cover
medical expenses. This event will
begin at 9 a.m. at the Sugarcane
Golf Club located at 2619 West Ca-
nal Street North.
For further information of pric-
es please call 561-996-6605 or visit
www.sugarcanegolfclub.com.

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Index
Classifieds....................................... 16
Public Forum ..................................... 3
Sports............................. ............... 2
Schools ........................................... 13

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Former city official
Suspect reportedly each of the three Glades area mu-
nicipalities, was recently charged -
signed a deceased on an arrest warrant - for uttering
woman's check for a forged check and grand theft, ac-
cording to an affidavit provided by
almost $1,000 the Palm Beach County Sheriff's
Office (PBSO).
By Naji Tobias It was revealed that the suspect
The Sun opened a check cashing account
PAHOKEE - First Belle Glade, at the Thriftway Supermarket in
then South Bay. Pahokee on June 4.
And now Pahokee. However, upon cashing a check
Eric Merell Lewis, a former that day, authorities determined
Belle Glade and South Bay city of- the suspect forged the item in the
ficial, has been arrested yet again: name of Minnie Clayton, who's ac-
The suspect, who has been count with Thriftway had closed
charged committing crimes in after she passed away on May 7.


charged
Lonnie Members, an employee
with Thriftway, reportedly told
detectives that on the day the sus-
pect opened an account with the
store, he cashed a Social Security
check from the U.S. Treasury in
the amount of $907.
It must be noted that upon
opening an account with Thrift-
way, an individual must present
a form of identification, complete-
with fingerprints taken and a pho-
tograph taken of him/her.
The suspect reportedly fol-
lowed all the procedures on the
fateful day, but what he apparently
didn't know was that the check


with theft
- which wasn't his - would be re-
turned to Thriftway on June 17.
-The returned check came
about two weeks after the incident
occurred.
On June 17, the check was re-
portedly returned to the store from
the Bank of Belle Glade, along with
a letter explaining the return.
In addition to the findings about
the check belonging to Clayton
- and not the suspect - Thriftway
would be billed $5 for a process-
ing fee, according to the arrest
report.
Investigators discovered the
See Official - Page 24


Identity of deceased


PBSO worker released ...


By Naji Tobias
The Sun
GLADES
- Teri Bar-
bera, the
spokeswom-
an for the
Palm Beach
County Sher-
iff's Office
(PBSO), re-
leased some
more infor- Carl A. Willis.
nation re-
garding a death that took place
on Sep. 1.
It was revealed that Carl A.
Willis, a PBSO community service
aide, was killed in the canal crash
in the early morning hours of the
fateful day.
As previously reported, the vic-
tim veered off into a canal near
Belle Glade at about 6:15 a.m.
It was revealed that he was


driving a 2008 Chevrolet sedan
as he was headed eastbound on
State Road 80.
During the fateful morn-
ing, when the victim reportedly
reached two miles east of Hatton
Highway, he failed to steer his car
toward the very mild right curve
existing on the roadway.
When that happened, the
Chevrolet subsequently entered
partially on the center median of
S.R. 80, causing a clockwise rota-
tion in a southeastern direction.
As the victim's vehicle crossed
both eastbound lanes on S.R. 80,
it reached the highway's south
shoulder and then rolled over into
a nearby canal.
With the car landing in the ca-
nal parallel to S.R. 80, paramedics
from the Palm Beach County Fire
Rescue were later able to get the
victim out of the murky waters.
See PBSO - Page 24


Blue Devil's practice
Juking defenders on this play during Pahokee's Sep. 2 prac-
tice, Fred Pickett, a transfer from Glades Central, used his elu-
sive speed to rush for 85 yards on seven carries in Pahokee's
13-6 win over Atlantic on Sep. 4.


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Tigers handily defeated in season opener


The Tigers opened their season at Cane
Field hosting Class 2A Plantation American
Heritage and came up on the short end of
the 46-14 score.
While not a district game, the annual
game with Coach Byron Walker's squad is a
rivalry that dates back 17 years.
On this night, Clewiston was just out-
matched, made too many costly turnovers
and did not make the big plays when they
had the chance.
Clewiston got on the board first after
Landon McDuffie recovered a fumbled punt
return on the American Heritage 36. -
Two plays later, junior quarterback An-
dres Rios hooked up with wideout Tyree
Wilson on a slant pattern for a 30-yard catch
and run for the touchdown.
Kicker Grant Polhill converted the extra
point and the Tiger faithful had something
to cheer about.
On their next drive, Clewiston was mov-
ing the ball and Rios threw a 29-yard strike to
wideout Damion Smith at the Patriot 10 but
he was hit and the ball was on the ground.
An American Heritage defensive back
picked it up and returned the ball 29 yards
to kill the drive.
Unfortunately, it was very late in the con-
test before they got the next big cheering op-
portunity.
The Patriots scored late in the opening
quarter when tailback Sony Michel wiggled


,outside and streaked 61 yards and then they
knotted the score on the point after kick by
Anthony Villagran.
American Heritage then took it to the Ti-
,gers, piling on 24 second quarter points.
The Tiger defense seemed to hold for a
few plays and then they would yield plays
for big chunks of yardage on both passing
.and rushing plays.
By halftime, Clewiston was down 31-6.
The third quarter was almost a wash as
the Tigers held the Patriots to 3 points on a
27-yard Villagran field goal.
The Patriots added two more touch-
downs in the final period but were denied
conversions both times because of bad
snaps to the kick holder.
Clewiston's final score came with only
a couple of minutes left when freshman
tailback Virthavious Robinson shook loose
around the left side for a 30 yard touch-
down.
Polhill was on target with his kick to close
out the scoring.
Two bright spots in the Tiger offense
were the passing of Rios and the hard run-
ning by Robinson.
Rios completed 12 of 18 attempts for 167
yards and had several dropped that were on
target.
Robinson gained 109 yards on 10 carries.
Flanker Damion Smith had 4 catches for 62
yards and tight end Darius Redd snagged 4


for 52 yards.
Smith also had 78 yards on 3 kickoff re-
turns.
Tiger coach Joe Roth was clearly disap-
pointed in his team's opening effort saying
only, "We've got a long way to go but we are
going to make it."
Clewiston played without 3 starters who
go both ways.
Center/linebacker Dillon Irey had a leg in-
jury from the preseason game and will likely
miss at least one more game.
TE/DE Julio Ramos had to sit out the con-
test for disciplinary reasons and OIJDL An-
tonio Williams is recuperating from a knee
sprain.
This week the Tigers will host Kings Acad-
emy with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m.
,1 2 3 4 Total
American Heritage: 7 24 3 12 46
Clewiston: 7 0 0 7 14
Scoring:
1Q: Clew: Tyree Wilson, 30 yd pass from
Andres Rios; Kick Grant Polhill
Amer Htg: Sony Michel, 61 yd run; Kick
Anthony Villagran
2Q:
Amer Htg: Marken Michel, 57 yd pass
from Gunnar Holcombe; kick Anthony Vil-
lagran
Amer Htg: Shanard Saxon, 8 yd run; Kick
Anthony Villagran
Amer Htg: Anthony Villagran, 42 yd field


goal
Amer Htg: Shanard Saxon, 15 yd run;
Kick Anthony Villagran
3Q: Amer Htg: Anthony Villagran, 27 yd
field goal
4Q:
Amer Htg: Andrew Flory, 8 yd pass from
Gunnar Holcombe; pass failed
Amer Htg: Patrick Dugan, 2 yd run; run
failed.
Clew: Virthavious Robinson, 30 yd run;
Kick Grant Polhill
Clewiston - American-Heritage
First downs: 12 - 12
Rushing: 40/158 - 29/194
Passing yards: 167 - 203
Passing Compl/Att/Int 12/18/0 6/16/0
Punts/Avg: 5/22.7 - 3/27.7
Fum/Fum lost: 4/4 - 1/1
Penalties: 4/45 - 5/45
Indiv Stats:
Rushing: Carlos Herring, 9/22; Chauncey
Thicklin, 5/14; Fred Washington, 5/15; Edrick
Crosby, 1/3; Virthavious Robinson, 10/105;
Andres Rios, 4/-3; Albert Dorelien, 3/0; Bry-
ant Richardson, 2/5; Randy Massie, 1/-3
Passing: Andres Rios, 12/18/0 167 yds
Receiving: Darius Redd, 4/52; Damion
Smith, 4/62; Shimori Butler, 2/14; Tyree Wil-
son, 1/30; James Bigham, 1/9.


Glades Central pounces on Dwyer in road win


Pahokee, Glades Day, Moore
Haven also come away vic-
torious in Week 1

By Naji Tobias
INI Florida
As predicted prior to last Friday night's
games, Week 1 turned out to a really good
one.
For starters, all of the area's teams - ex-
cept for Clewiston - posted wins.
Some were ugly and others were big.
Nonetheless, these first regular-season
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where their strengths and weaknesses are at
that point.
Without further ado, an analysis on
Glades Central, Pahokee, Glades Day and
Moore Haven.
Editor's Note: Jeff Barwick, a contribut-
ing writer, covers Clewiston for the entire
football season.
Glades Central 21, Dwyer 7
The Glades Central Raiders, who came
in as clear underdogs to the Dwyer (Palm
Beach Gardens) Panthers, pulled out a 21-7
win on the road.
That gives Glades Central three straight
wins over Dwyer, who many consider the


best football team on the Palm Beach Coun-
ty coast.
Early in the very hotly contested game,
Dwyer took a 7-0 lead, thanks to a 55-yard
touchdown run by Rivals.com five-star run-
ning back Matt Elam.
It was early in the first quarter when the
Raiders saw themselves down, but for them,
it only lasted for a half - to be exact.
The football gods smiled down on Glades
Central after Dominique Gibson blocked a
field goal attempt by Dwyer as they were try-
ing to go into halftime with a 10-0 lead.
Literally and figuratively, it was a game-
changing moment for both teams.
That was clearly apparent after L.J.


Thomas converted a two-point conversion
pass to put the Raiders up 8-7 at the half.
Glades Central never relinquished the
lead after that.
Despite gaining just 104 yards overall in
the game, the Raiders were simply more
well-conditioned and less mistake-prone
than Dwyer.
For the past three years, if one would look
at stats, it would seem like Dwyer should
have won the game.
But one thing Glades Central has proven
time and time again is that teams must be
well-conditioned for all four quarters of
play.
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Local Weather

Weather Forecast for Hendry County
from the National Weather Service.
Clewiston and surrounding
areas:
Thursday: Showers and thunder-
storms likely, mainly after -
2pm. Mostly cloudy, with
a high near 85. East wind
around 11 mph. Chance of
precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night: Scattered showers
and thunderstorms, mainly
before 2am. Partly cloudy, .
with a low around 77. East
wind between 10 and 13
mph. Chance of precipitation
is 40%.

Extended Forecast:
Friday: Scattered showers and thun-
derstorms, mainly after 9am.
Mostly cloudy, with a high
near 86. South wind around
10 mph. Chance of precipita-
tion is 50%.
Friday Night: Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy,
with a low around 78. South
wind around 11 mph. Chance
of precipitation is 20%. 20
Saturday: Scattered
showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
cloudy, with a high near 85.
South wind around 9 mph.
Chance of precipitation is
50%.
Saturday Night: Iso-
lated showers and thunderstorms. Partly
cloudy, with a low around
79. Chance of precipitation
is 20%.
Sunday: Scattered show- 2
ers and thunderstorms. Most-
ly cloudy, with a, high near .
86. Chance of precipitation
is 40%.
Sunday Night: Isolated
showers and thunderstorms.
Partly cloudy, with a low
around 79. Chance of precipi-
tation is 20%.
Monday: Scattered show-
ers and thunderstorms. Partly
cloudy, with a high near 85.
Chance of precipitation is
40%.
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Clubs and organizations


Free golf in the Glades
During the month of September we are
encouraging new visitors to come to the golf
course.
Anyone who has currently registered
with the club may bring out new guests at
no charge during the month of September.
Anyone who has not registered, may
come out and play for free the first time.
Just call the pro shop at 561-966-6605 to
register and make tee times.
This promotion is only valid for tee times
made in advance. We also hired a PGA Golf
Professional, Jamie Hansen to promote the
game of golf in the Glades. Jamie is available
for lessons six days a week.
If you have any other questions about the
revival of the golf course or future plans for
the Glades Sports Hall of Fame, please give
me a call at 561-308-7566.

Grandparent Celebration
Make a card and a picture frame to show
how much you love your grandparents!


Clarence E. Anthony Library located at
375 S.W 2nd Ave. in South Bay will be hav-
ing a Grandparents Celebration on Sept.
12 beginning at 10 a.m. for children ages 5
through 12.
For more information or events please
call 561-992-8393.

Domestic Abuse Awareness
Learn the warning signs of domestic
abuse and battery, types of spousal abuse,
symptoms of an abusive relationship, and
how to report domestic violence.
Clarence E. Anthony Library will host this
awareness class on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at
4:30 p.m. For more information please call
561-992-8393.

Light up Pahokee
It's time to start planning for Christmas in
Pahokee. Our annual parade and tree light-
ing ceremony will take place on Dec. 7.
If you were with us last year you know


what to expect so join us again and bring
a friend. We need your help and input, so
please give us a call. Larry Wright 561-985-
3389, Alvis Davis 561-261-0720, or Elsie Sin-
gletary 561-924-9237. For the parade please
call Dianne Walker 561-692-1290.

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income or extra dollars?
The Clewiston News, The Sun, and
Glades County Democrat have a unique
opportunity for individuals who enjoy their
community and who have an interest in rep-
resenting their local paper as independent
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with an interest in sales and marketing.
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General News


Would you like to see how you Do you want to own your own


can stretch your food budget?
Stop by Pioneer Park Beacon Center and
learn about the SHARE Food Program. The
deadline to order food for September 2009 is
Sept, 14 at 12 p.m.
Stop by and pick up an order form and
check out the great food prices. If you are in-
terested in seeing an actual SHARE order and
distribution, stop by on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.
to 11 p.m. and ask for Ms. LaClaire Bowdry
or call 561-993-8636.

Child's Safety and Education
Would you like to know if your infant/
child's car seat is installed properly?
Stop by Pioneer Park Beacon Center to
learn more about promoting "Child Safety
and Education" and if you qualify for a new
child restraint. Stop by and ask for Maria
Cardenas (Family Liaison) or call 561-993-
8660.


home? Information
Session
Pioneer Park Beacon Center, Housing
Partnership and the Prosperity Center will be
providing a free home ownership informa-
tion session on Sept. 16, at RCMA (Okeecho-
bee Center) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
This workshop is for all residents who
have dreamed of becoming a home owner.
Stop by Pioneer Park Beacon Center to reg-
ister and the first 50 to register will receive a
coupon for a free credit report.
If you have any questions, call Shakera
at 561-993-8660. Free Child Care and a light
meal will be provided. Stop by today! (Lim-
ited seating).

Supplemental Nutrition

Assistance Program (SNAP)
If you are a single person earning a maxi-
mum of $1,127 gross salary per month, or


a 4-person household earning a maximum
of $2,297 gross salary per month, you could
be -eligible for SNAP. Applying to see if you
are eligible to receive additional funds to pur-
chase food has never been easier. If you have
any questions, stop by Pioneer Park Beacon
Center and ask for Ms. Shakera Putmon or
call 561-993-8660.

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Growing T
South Central Florida - Are you work-
ing in or involved in starting or growing an
attraction, event, place to stay, place to eat
or activity to do in South Central Florida:
DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands,
and Okeechobee counties, and the com-
munities of Pahokee, Belle Glade, South Bay
and Immokalee? Then Florida's Freshwater
Frontier invites you to attend a professional
development tourism summit on Wednes-
day, September 16 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
at the Lake Placid Camp and Conference
Center.
Registration is now through Friday, Sep-
tember 11. The summit will focus on ways
rural communities and businesses can part-
ner together to strengthen the tourism in-
dustry in this region.
"We've planned a full day packed with
presentations, interactive discussions and
best practice sharing," says Michelle Phillips,
tourism coordinator for Florida's Freshwater
Frontier. "This summit is providing a plat-
form for learning best practices, hot tips to
target today's travelers and how to put tools
and resources to best use, like YouTube, Fa-
cebook and Twitter."
Registration fee of. $25 per person in-
cludes beverages, a buffet lunch, dessert,
training and materials. Contact Florida's
Freshwater Frontier to register by 4 p.m. on
Friday, September 11. Call 863-385-7828, or


ourism in South Central Florida


1-800-467-4540, or send e-mail to mphil-
lips@flaheartland.com. The day includes
time for networking, business card and bro-
chure distribution, and door prizes.
Guest trainers include Sebring's own
Casey Wohl, published author of the Girls
Getaway Guide series. These city-specific
travel guides for women provide informa-
tion on where to eat, stay, shop and spa in
various cities. She has been featured on sev-
eral riationally-syndicated morning shows
as a travel advisor, as well as in Woman's
Day and Parenting magazines. She recently
served as an online spokesperson for Dove
Beauty, and is the owner of Gray Dog Com-
munications in Sebring.
Erin Freel Best is the owner of her own
marketing and comrriunications firm that
specializes in web design, video produc-
tion and a host of other consulting services.
Since its inception in 2000, The Market Place
has more than 100 clients, primarily in Flor-
ida, but also maintains national accounts in
Georgia, Texas and Minnesota.
Judi Durant, C.D.M.E., is the director of
Visitor Services for the Lee County Visitor
and Convention Bureau (VCB), also known
to vacationers worldwide as The Beaches of
Fort Myers and Sanibel. Judi's team is com-
prised of a Tourism Ambassador volunteer
and staff corps that provide information to
visitors and the traveling public. She over-


sees coordination of Team Tourism, the
VCB's year-round informational program to
impart the latest information on market op-
portunities and travel trends to local tourism
marketers. She is also responsible for the
Guests First Customer. Service Training Pro-
gram and the Elaine McLaughlin Outstand-
ing Hospitality Service Awards, known as
the E Awards.
Judi brings years of experience in tourism
training and outreach to the summit. She is a
fourth generation Lee County native, a grad-
uate of Edison State College and has also
served as executive secretary and part time
legislative aide to former State Representa-
tive J. Keith Arnold with the Florida House
of Representatives. In 2002, Judi earned the
accreditation of Certified Destination Man-
agement Executive (CDME) through the
International Association of Convention and
Visitors Bureaus (IACVB), Purdue University,
and the University of Calgary. The CDME
program is recognized by the tourism indus-
try as its highest educational achievement,
with course work covering vision, leader-
ship and business strategy implementation
in preparation for increasing change and
competition.
Sandra Friend is the former communi-
cations director for the Florida Trails As-
sociation. During her employ, Sandra con-
ceptualized both the Florida Trail Gateway


Communities program and the first-ever
Florida Hiking Festival, held in White Springs
in March 2008, and supported major hiking
initiatives statewide via a variety of creative
media.
Representatives from the counties of
Glades, Hardee, Hendry and Okeechobee
will lead a discussion on new business op-
portunities in the tourism industry. Summit
attendees are encouraged to share their
tourism-related business start-up successes
and vision for regional growth. John Scher-
lacher, the director of tourism for Highlands
County Visitor and Convention Bureau is
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It showed when Elam was reportedly
bothered by cramps in the second half,
which severely limited his effectiveness on
the field.
It showed when Glades Central's defense
forced Dwyer quarterback Jacoby Brissett, a
junior, into a very costly interception, with a
pick by strong safety Travis Bell.
It showed when Antwon Chisolm, who
was the hero two years ago as he powered
his way to a game-clinching rushing score in
a 14-7 road win, hauled in a 45-yard touch-
down catch late in the game.
It showed when perhaps the area's best
overall talent - senior athlete Greg Dent -
caught the game-sealing touchdown, a 59-
yarder from Thomas, toward the end of the-
game.
It showed when Glades Central's defense
forced Brissett into six sacks, led by emerg-
ing defensive end Robert Way, who report-
edly had 21 tackles and three sacks in the
game.
In the end, costly mistakes and condition-
ing doomed Dwyer yet again.
Glades Central, who's generally a team
built for the fourth quarter, showed every-
one why football is a 60-minute game.
With that being said, it was a well-de-
served and -well-earned win for the Raiders,
who moved to 1-0 for the season thus far.
Dwyer, ranked No. 38 in the nation by Ri-
vals.com going into the game, is 0-1.
Pahokee 13, Atlantic 6: De'Joshua
Johnson and Chris Dunkley may end up as
the best passing tandem in the area.
Down early to Atlantic 6-0, Dunkley, who
played in his first game for Pahokee, caught
both touchdown passes from Johnson.
Dunkley, who's the No. 13 overall high
school player in the nation, according to
ESPN, racked up 148 yards on just five
catches.
Johnson, who did not start in this game,
was 12-for-21 with 218 passing yards and
two touchdowns.
Fred Pickett, a West Virginia commit, reg-
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his quarterback game at some point this
season.
Pahokee also has another quarterback
option in Joe Eason, who's entering his first
full year on the team.
The Blue Devils defense may be their
biggest strength, however.
The defensive backs limited Atlantic's
Mark Leal, an all-star in his own right, to 131
pass yards.
The only touchdown allowed by the Pa-
hokee defense was a quarterback run by
Leal late in the first half for Atlantic's only
score.
Pahokee, who came in the game ranked
No. 18 by Rivals.com, is 1-0.
Atlantic, No. 95 on the Rivals 100 list go-
ing into this contest, is 0-1.
Glades Day 42, Benjamin 6: Fresh-
man running back Kelvin Taylor begins his
quest for 2,000 yards and 40 touchdowns
with a masterful performance.
Taylor, who scored three touchdowns

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nounce the passing of a wonderful man and a
very much loved grandfather, father, son, broth-
er, and uncle. Gary Ruffner went to be with the
Lord July 3, 2009. Grandfather of Makalya and
Trinity, Father of William Wasiloff, Very much
loved stepfather of Travis and Angela Robinson,
Son of William (1972), Margaret Rose Wasiloff
of Clewiston, Fla., Brother of Ron Ruffner of
Florida, Reta, Shawn, Eleanor, Margaret, Larry
(1980) and Daniel (1984), Uncle to several niec-
es and nephews, and Dear friend of Sandra
Robinson. Gary lived in Florida. He worked on
the Manitowac Cranes as an operator. He was a
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carried the ball 17 times for 136 yards.
That means for the second consecutive
year, he began the season with more than
100 yards rushing.
Tanner Redish, Glades Day's budding
quarterback, blossomed in this game with
two touchdown passes and no turnovers on
133 yards passing.
One of those scores went to Johntavis
Brown, who caught a 39-yard heave from
Redish in the first half.
Glades Day is 1-0, while Benjamin is 0-1.
Moore Haven 56, First Baptist Acad-
emy 6: Fred Hall, who is aiming to become
Moore Haven's first-ever 2,000 yard rushing
season, got on the right track this game.
He led the Terriers with five overall
touchdowns (four rushing) with 199 yards
on 16 carries.
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receivers with three catches for 77 yards in
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Moore Haven is 1-0, while First Baptist
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Walk in the Past: The Indian Removal Act


By Butch Wilson
Clewiston Museum
Cold, winter winds cut like knives through
the thin cloths of the Cherokee people, who
struggled relentlessly through falling snow
and frozen wastelands. Their weary, shuf-
fling feet resounded in the quiet, frozen land
that had engulfed them in a raging sea of
white.
The sorrow and harshness of the journey
was more than many could bear. Relief for
some came from beyond the grave, when
the icy, cold kiss of death removed them
forever from the terrible suffering they had
endured on a thousand mile odyssey to an
unseen land.
Some 15,000 Cherokee men, women
and children started the long exodus to the
west. Approximately 4,000 never made it to
the promise land of milk and honey. The
Cherokee Nation's westward journey would
become known as the Trail of Tears.
Why would Native Americans risk so
much for new lands out west when they
were happy in their southern homelands?
It is time to "Take a Walk in The Past" and
read about a dark chapter in the history of
the United States.
The removal of Native Americans to
lands west of the Mississippi was used on
Andrew Jackson's presidential campaigns in
1824 and 1828. Jackson won the presiden-
tial election in 1828, and he didn't forget his
campaign promises to the American people.
During his first term, Jackson encouraged
the making of a legal document called the
Indian Removal Act, which he signed in
1830.
The Indian Removal Act empowered the
President of the United States to exchange
western lands (lands west of Mississippi)
with any tribe or Indian nation living in the
United States. The term "United States" was
directed toward the young nation's Native
Americans that lived east of the Mississippi
River.
Most Americans favored the passage
of the Indian Removal Act, though there
was significant opposition. Many Christian
missionaries protested passage of the Act.
While in Congress, Senator Theodore Frel-
inghuysen and Congressman Davy Crockett
spoke out against the legislation; the Indian
Removal Act was passed after bitter debate
in Congress.
The northern New England states strong-
ly protested the Indian Removal Act. They
had become sympathetic to the Indians'
plight in the south, which is ironic when one
considers the bitter and bloody wars their
forefathers fought against the "Redman" for
over two hundred years.
Countless wars and European disease
had practically wiped out the Indian nations
in the New England regions, leaving only
remnants of the once proud people. The
surviving Indian nations lost most of their
lands to the invading settlers and were now
a scattered and docile people that posed no
threat to the thriving New England commu-
nities around them.
The sympathies of the New England peo-
ple toward the Redman are reminiscent of
the remark made by England's famous World
War II Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.


When dealing with the reconstruction of a
defeated Germany at the war's end he said,
"The Germans are either at your throat or at
your heart."
The South's view of the Indian was
much different than that of their brethren
up north. They didn't consider the Indians in
the southeast docile, but warlike. Southern-
ers still remembered the war cries that had
rang out across the southern frontiers and
the bloodshed that followed. These fresh
and vivid memories were never forgotten by
some, including Andrew Jackson.
The savage fighting and atrocities com-
mitted on the southern frontiers, generated
a prejudice -and hate that lasted for years.
These feelings were expressed at the 1828
presidential election.
Prejudice, accented with greed, made it
easy for southern states to take the remaining
lands from the Five Civilized Tribes (Creek,
Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Semi-
noles) and bear no guilt. Georgia is credited
with taking Creek lands and later Cherokee
lands through the American court system,
while justifying its actions all the way to the
Supreme Court.
The Indian Removal Act was supposed to
be voluntary on the Indian's part, but in real-
ity, the United States government put great
pressure on the Indians, especially the Five
Civilized Nations, to relocate west.
The Cherokees had adapted to white,
culture and become unofficially "American-
ized." Many of the Cherokees owned farms,
plantations, and slaves, while the Cherokee
Nation had its own written language and
newspaper. However, the Cherokees assimi-
lation into many aspects of American life
failed to spare them from Georgia's greed
for more land, even after taking their griev-
ances to the Supreme Court.
The Indian Removal Act started the reluc-
tant and often forcible emigration of tens of
thousands of American Indians to the West.
It is estimated that 70,000 Indians were
forced to move west.
The Choctaws living in Mississippi were
the first to sign a treaty (Treaty of Dancing
Rabbit Creek) in 1830, which ceded their
lands in exchange for payment and land in
the west. A Choctaw chief was quoted in the
Arkansas Gazette as saying the removal was,
"a trail of tears and death."
In 1835, the Cherokees signed the Treaty
of New Echota, which resulted in their re-
location out west. Their move to the west
was in the winter and many perished. The
Cherokees long and bitter journey to the
new western lands became known as the
"Trail of Tears."
Many Indians from the Five Civilized
Tribes had intermarried with whites. Their
offspring looked white and had adapted ful-
ly into white America. These mixed Indians
that wished to stay behind had little trouble
hiding their Indian heritage and canceling
their trip west.
There were other Indians, who wished
to stay behind that had olive complexions.
Their olive complexions weren't going away,
so they needed a Tall Tale to convince mili-
tary authorities that they were white.
Sometimes, desperate times call for
desperate measures. Indians claiming to
be white with olive complexions told the


authorities that they were "Black Dutch,"
a term that got its origins in an old world
country - Holland. Some successfully used
this ploy, integrating into white America,
while forfeiting their trip west.
The term "Black Dutch" got its roots in
Spain, when Queen Isabella and King Fer-
dinand demanded that its Jewish citizens
become Christian believers or face the al-
ternative -expulsion from Spain. Most Jews
remained loyal to their religion and were
forced to look elsewhere for a new home-
land.
Many Jews immigrated into Holland
and greatly embellished the country's eco-
nomics with business savvy and craftsman
trades, especially diamond cutters. The Jews
assimilated well into Dutch life, becoming
great citizens. However, their olive skin and
dark hair never blended with the Nordic look
(blond hair and blue eyes), so the Jews liv-
ing in Holland became know as the "Black
Dutch."
In the 1800s, my great grandmother lived
in Escambia County, Florida, which abounds
with the history of Creeks and Seminoles.
She unknowingly passed down a legacy, tell-
ing her children that her family descended
from "Black Dutch." I can still recall as a
very young boy, her long beautiful hair, high
check bones and olive skin.
The Seminoles knew that politically,
things weren't looking good. Their ole ad-
versary, Andrew Jackson, was elected as
president in 1828 and had been a strong
advocate of the Indian Removal Act. They
knew his reelection in 1832 more or less
confirmed the will and sentiments of the
American people. The Indian Removal Act
in 1830 was confirmation.
The Indian Removal Act was indeed a
raw deal for the Seminoles, but if you lived
on .he Florida frontier and were a settler,
you would have been mighty grateful that it
passed in Congress. The Indians continued
to cross reservation boundaries after the
droughts had passed in the 1820s, arnd some
sought vengeance for the bitter indignities
they had personally suffered.
Living on the Florida frontier was great,
if you wanted, "elbow room," but quite dis-
mal should your homestead become the tar-
get of vengeful Seminoles. Neighbors living
miles away gave little comfort to a soul that
perplexed over such matters.
A drop of fear can quickly grow into a sea
of fear. It was Seminole phobia that haunted
white settlers living in the sparsely settled ar-
eas of Florida because they lived daily with
the hidden fear of an Indian uprising.
I hope you have enjoyed this story. Please
contact the Clewiston Museum if you have
questions, artifacts, pictures, or a "Whale
of a Tale" that you would like to share. The
Museum's hours are Monday through Friday'
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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sil display of prehistoric animals that once
roamed the Glades thousands of years ago
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Clewiston. Its theater has a 65-seat capac-
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given with a needle, usually in the arm.
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cinated; however, certain people should get
vaccinated each year.
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complications should get the flu shot.
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up to their 19th birthday
2. Pregnant women
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the shot was given
* Fever (low grade)
* Aches
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days.
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Dr. Gonzalo Echavarria Anesthesiologist at HRMC


By Glenda Wilson
We call him 'Dr. E'
Dr. Gonzalo Echavarria (called Dr. E by
many at the hospital) arrived at Hendry Re-
gional Medical Center last January as its new
anesthesiology.
Originally from Argentina, Dr. Echavar-
ria and his wife, Carol, have two children, a
daughter who is two and a son who is four.
Education
Today's anesthesiologists are physicians
who complete a four-year college program,
four years of graduate doctoral training, and
four more years of anesthesiology residen-
cy.
Dr. Echavarria performed two years of
medical research at Columbia University in
the City of New York.
Afterwards, he did a one-year surgical
internship at the University of Pittsburg in
Pennsylvania, but later changed his focus to
anesthesia.


He had three years of training at Louisi-
ana State University and served as Chief of
Anesthesia at that location before graduat-
ing in 2006.
Shortly thereafter, he moved to Florida
-and joined the staff of Wellington Regional
Medical Center, before accepting a position
at Hendry Regional.
An Anesthesiologist - what is
that?
Anesthesiologists are medical doctors
who specialize in anesthesiology.
Anesthesiology is the study and use of
medicines or combinations of medicines to
produce a partial or complete loss of sensa--
tion and/or consciousness in patients.
Dr. Echavarria administers medication
(called anesthetics, anesthetic agents, or an-
esthesia) to reduce or block pain caused by
medical conditions or injuries, or to manage
and control pain during and after medical
procedures such as surgeries.
Dr. Echavarria has a. broad range of


Courtesy photo/HRMC
Dr. Gonzalo Echavarria is Hendry Regional's new anesthesiologist.


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knowledge in several different areas of med-
icine.
Prior to administering anesthesia, he
must learn as much as possible about your
personal history, family history, and medical
condition (e.g., illness or injury).
He applies his knowledge of medicine to
fulfill his primary role in the operating room,
which is not only to ensure your comfort
during surgery, but also to make informed
medical judgments to protect you.
These include treating and regulating
changes in your .critical life functions --
breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure -
since they are affected by the surgery being
performed.


Dr. Echavarria is a specialist who will im-
mediately diagnose and treat any medical
problems that might arise during your sur-
gery or recovery period.
'Dr. E' often works with other physicians
and nurses as part of a healthcare team to
monitor patients before, during, and after
they receive anesthesia.
He may supervise other anesthetists such
as certified registered nurse anesthetists
(CRNA's) who also have advanced training
in anesthesia.
Before having surgery, you may meet this
-important physician specialist -- your anes-
thesiologist, Dr. Echavarria (Dr. E), who is
your advocate in the operating room.


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This is the time of year to begin good oral
hygiene habits in children and adolescents.
Give them a lifelong practice that will benefit
them far after they stop going to school.
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grating toward "back to school". Most par-
ents are excited, most kids are not. With the
start of school, bad habits that accumulated
in the summer will have to change. Some of
these are bed times, homework guidelines,
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One of the most important habits for
children and adolescents that are often over-
looked is good oral hygiene. Since so many
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and others) are now being shown to link
to oral health, it makes sense to establish
'healthy patterns while persons are young.
These efforts will pay off in an individual's
overall health in years to.come.
Some oral health routines for parents to
establish in their children:


* Avoid sugar sweetened beverages
* Avoid sugar laden foods
* Brush'teeth twice a day
* Floss between teeth once a day
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Arrest Report


Arthur McCloud, 54


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.



Blanc Lukner, 26
* Belle Glade
* Dnving with a suspend/revoked
driver license habitual traffic
otiense
*Flee Elude LEO with no regard
to public safety
* Grand theft $300 to $5,000
Arrested Sept. 7
No bond is set for release

Mercedes Stretcher, 20


*Belle Glade
*Larceny theft is $300 or more
but less than $5,000
S *Grand theft
Arrested Sept. 2
Released Sept. 2 on $3,000 bond



Tyrell Deronville, 21


*Belle Glade
* violation of probation:
po .? ei.Uin of cocaine
Arrested Sept. 1
f o bond set for release


Timothy Allen, 24

*Pihokee
SViolation of probation: Burglary
olt an unoccupied structure
* Grand theft $300 or more but
le.is than $5,000
Arrested Sept. 2
IN0 bond is set for release


*Belle Glade
SFraud - present false proof of
motor vehicle insurance
* False or fraudulent motor
vehicle insurance card
Arre.sie, Sept. 3
Released Sept. 3


Christina Renteria, 19

-Belle Glade
*Aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon without intent
tj hill
*Banery touch or strike
S Arrested Sept. 7
NJo bond set for release


Percy Watson, 64


g. Belle GI � de
O .ur or Lounry warrant
SPurch. ;e ol cocaine
Arrested Sepi 5
Booked ior Orange County
Shenrid Onice



Anthony Simmons, 21



� Pelle Gljae
GVcni: e grand ihene third degree
Arrested Sept 7
. nd t se ir.$1.000 -.




Vontarus Moore, 25


: Pdhovee
S: *AiAgr v.iaed battery - offender
:. " nw Snhuld have known victim
pregnar[
Arre lel Sept. 4
Rle.a .ed Sept. 5,


Benjamin Giniebra, 23


*Belle Glade
SHornmiide - negligent
rnanslauariter- Vehicle DUI cause
ijejrih ti human or unborn child
*Homicide - killing of person
viable letus with vehicle
Arrested Sept. 5
Nlo bond set for release


John C. Reives, 22


*Belle Glade
*0Ou oU county warrant
*Bool ed for Hendry County
Arrested Sept. 1
Released Sept. 2 to another
c ounn,


Sharonda Awan, 35


*Belle Glade
*Forgery
*Pass Counterfeited instrument
Arrested Sept. 2
Released Sept. 2 on $3,000 bond



Leroy Gamble, 72


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* Pah:kiee
*Viulidlon of probation: Driving
r"niioul h suspended license
habitual offender
Arrested Sept. 8
I I tond set for release


Wendy Robinson, 44


* *Pan l, -,ee
" Weapon offense - improper
rp - hibi Irearm or dangerous

' . ArrL l[ed Sept. 3
'la..... . ~sed Sept. 3


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*Violjlain of probation:
jqaravated battery, intended harm
Arr-esed Sept. 4
Released Sept. 5


Crime Stoppers


The Palm Beach
County Sheriff's Of-
fice is seeking assis-
tance from the pub-
lic in locating the
following wanted
fugitive as of Sep-
tember 3, 2009.
Felicia Wilson,
age 20, is a black
female with black
hair and brown
eyes. She is 5 feet, 9


inches tall and weighs approximately 125
Ibs. Her last known address is listed as S.
Barfield Hwy. in Pahokee.
Wilson is wanted on felony charges fail-
ure to appear: child abuse.
Anyone.with information on the where-
abouts of this wanted fugitive is asked to
contact the Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-
TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestop-
perspbc.com.


Felicia Wilson.


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Bernard Walker, 37

* Belle Glade
- *0t ol country warrant
SC* onrteimp or court fail to comply
S on cirnginal criarg
Arrested Sept 2
Booked lor Hendry County
Srennl's Orirce


Leroy Noble, 40


*Belle Glade
*Burglary of an occupied
dwelling unarmed
Arrested Sept. 2
Bond has been set for $10,000



Tomas Lane, 41


SBelle Glade
S Damage property - criminal
nisr niel $1 000 or more
Arresled Sept 7
Bond is set tor $3 000



Shaheed Foster, 26


S rPahi ee
* Violation of probation: grand
t neh rraffic in stolen property
S Arri;.led Sept. 2
S:i Dbund is set for release


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-School briefs


Pahokee Middle High School
Upcoming events and news:
* Open House and
`IB Parent Night for
Pahokee Middle-High
School is on Sept. 15
at 6 p.m. in the Cafete-
ria. Parents can meet
teachers, discuss
grades, curriculum,
and school activities.
* SAC meeting is on Monday, Sept. 21 at
6:30 p.m. in the Media Center.
* Year book ads are for sale!
* Diagnostic testing start on Sept. 8 to


Sept. 11.

KEC/Canal Point Elementary
School
Back to
Business
Students
at Kathryn E.
Cunningham/
Canal Point
Elementary
are back to
the business of learning as the new school
year begins! There have been many new


and exciting changes. We welcome parents
to make an appointment with their student's
teacher to discuss their child's progress, vol-
unteer in a variety of ways or participate in
the Parent Involvement Activities that are
planned this year! Please note the monthly
newsletter that will come home with your
child each month. It will contain a calendar
of the month's events.
KEC/CPE.Tutorial
The Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point
Tutorialwill begin on Sept. 15 for grades 3-6.
The SES Tutorial will begin in mid October
and permission slips are being sent home at
this time.
Books, bookbags and bookmarker


donations
Wellington Junior Troops # 20948 and
20246 donated over 500 books to our stu-
dents! Our students love to read and this
added to their take home libraries .They also
bought red book bags that the students use
to keep their "Just right" books in along with
their specially made bookmarks that were
designed by the Girl Scouts! KEC/caral point
students want to send out a BIG "THANK
YOU!" to Troop#20948, Troop #20246 and
their wonderful leaders!
Dates to Note:
* Sept. 15: Tutorial Begins; SAC at 6 p.m.
* Sept. 24: Professional Development
Day and half day for students.


School news


After School Programs
approved
ASP, Inc., has been approved by Palm
Beach County School Board for it's third
year to tutor your child for free. Your child
must be in a Title I school.
Title 1 schools in the Glades are: Belle
Glade Elementary, Gove Elementary, Paho-
kee Elementary, Pioneer Park Elementary,
Rosenwald Elementary, KEC/Canal Point El-
ementary, Lake Shore Middle, and Pahokee
Middle.
When you register your child, you will
receive a form titled; SES Free Tutoring Re-


quest. Fill out the sheet and select ASP, Inc.,
as your first choice. Our students have al-
ways shown academic gains.
For more information, call Shirley at 561-
996-4121.

Pahokee Youth Enrichment
Academy
Pahokee Youth Enrichment Academy
after school program will be offered at the
Pahokee Elementary School from August
18 to June 3, 2010 to the community youth
from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to students who at-
tend local schools (Canal Point Elementary,


Glades Academy, and The Shepherd School
) in grades K-6.
Activities include Academic Enrichment,
Homework Assistance, Reading Counts,
Arts and Crafts, Social Skills, Sports and Rec-
reation, and Field Trips.
Enhancements that youth may choose
from include Science Club, Math Club,
Reading Club, Cheerleading, Dance, Step-
ping, and Student Government.
Call for more information 561-924-9731.
Space is limited! First Come, First Serve.

Free tutoring


Does your child/children need extra help
in school? Rocket learning is the learning
provider that your child needs.
Covenant Villas Youth Enrichment Pro-
gram will be offering free tutoring for the
2009-2010 school year through Rocket
Learning.
Student must attend an identified Title 1
school within Palm Beach County School
District. Student must also. receive free or
reduced lunch.
Registration is very easy, simply fill out
the free tutoring packet that you will receive
in the mail and select Rocket Learning as
you 1st choice for tutoring.


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W hen we open the doors at Lakeside Medical Center, we open a
whole new world of health care for our community.
But along with the new comes experience, expertise, and understanding.
That's because the people who will care for you at Lakeside Medical Center
have years and years of on-the-job knowledge and know-how.
It all adds up to health care that's as good as it gets-and you'll get it
right here at home.


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Book donation at Canal Point
Wellington's Troop #2098 and Troop #20246 donated over 500 books, book-
bags and specially designed bookmarks to the students at KEC/CPE recent-
ly.


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Religious columns

Habits or Heart?
By Pastor John Hicks
First United Methodist Church
Someone once posed some thought pro-
voking questions: "Which would you pre-
fer for a next-door neighbor: a person with
excellent habits or a person with a good
heart?"
"Which would you prefer for a good
friend: a person of excellent habits, or a per-
son with a good heart?"
"Which would you prefer for a husband
or a wife: a person of excellent habits, or a
person with a good heart?"
"Which would you prefer for a child: a
child with excellent habits, or a child with a
good heart?"
It's great to have neighbors who care for
their property while respecting yours.
It's wonderful to have a friend who al-
ways treats you with consideration.
It's a blessing to be married to a husband
who always is thoughtful and courteous, or
to a wife who always is gracious in her com-
ments and deeds.
It's fantastic to have a son or daughter
who shows respect and uses good man-
ners.
As wonderful as these things are, how-
ever, none of them compare to having a
neighbor, a friend, a husband, a wife, a son,
or a daughter with a good heart.
When you discuss good behavior and
good habits, you are discussing the quality
of a person's self-discipline.
When you discuss a good heart, you are
discussing the quality of the person.
God prefers deeds to creeds, love over
law, and hearts over habits.
Our Scriptures affirm:."The seed on good
soil stands for those with a noble and good
heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by
persevering produce a crop." (Luke 8:15)

Labor Day: Is work about
drudgery or is it an offering
to God?
By The Reverend Samuel S.
Thomas, Ph. D.+
Saint Martin's Church, Clewiston
Labor Day for me meant "catching up".
on some chores and taking a bit of a "Sab-
bath" too.
For many, it meant a long weekend; a
chance to be away and kick back.
For others it was business as usual.
It seems we need a holiday from labor for
different reasons; being paid is the reason
given for labor, isn't it?-
Most people would stop working if
they weren't paid; but then there are those
blessed ones who would continue anyway.
It's simple; we're rewarded for doing
what is needed but what we may not like to
do; and we pay for the things that may not
be needed that we like to do.
Jesus tells the parable about laborers in a
vineyard; who do different amounts of work
but are all paid the same (Matthew 20:1ff).
The cry is "That's unfair! We bore the
heat of the day and these others worked
only an hour, and you're going to pay us all
the same?"


Now, I know many amateur gardeners
who bear the heat of the day hour after hour,
working as hard as they can, and they get
paid.... nothing!
They will tell you about a labor of love,
about making things beautiful, about the joy
of seeing things grow.
Same labor; different outlook. The Lord's
parable about the laborers is not about
equality but about fairness; they agreed to
work for a certain amount and that was
enough - or should have been.
I have come to regard as blessed those
who love (or at least enjoy) their work.
I have been privileged in being able to
spend life in a domain that I find totally fas-
cinating.
The price of "administrivia" is a small one
to pay as I see it; having to go to meetings
that I don't really find edifying, filing reports
and wondering if they are ever read, having
to continually explain that our rural minis-
try is different than the ones on the coasts,
being concerned about temporal affairs that
may not be spiritual but are a "must" in any
organization.
The chance to proclaim, to share, to help,
to guide people along their spiritual path-
ways, to share in the special times in peo-
ple's lives when they have a new addition or
get married or celebrate a special occasion,
being part of a special family-God's family;
all of these things more than compensate for
the parts I don't quite enjoy as much.
I suspect there is that balance between
what we like about our work and what we
don't like for all of is.
A lecture I heard on "washing dishes to
the glory of God" was seeing that what I
took as drudgery had a place in God's plans;
making His world a little cleaner and safer
so that His creatures might eat safely and be
healthy. -
It still might have been drudgery, but I un-
derstood it was with a reason and related to
God's world.
Both work and joy?
It's possible!

Wake up! America!
By Jackie Miller, Evangelist
First Christian Church
Jesus said in Matthew 11:24-25 "While
men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares
amount the wheat and went away."
Three little children were burned to death
because a boy played with matches.
The tragedy was caused not so much by.
the fact that the boy played with matches,
but that his Father was in the next room fast
asleep when he should-have been awake!
The Mother was shopping and.would be
back within an hour.
Instead of watching the children, the
Father went to sleep and the tragedy took
place.
The parents were never the same again!
The Father was haunted at night by vivid
memories of the fire.
His wife seldom smiled.
This is also the story of the tragic advance
of godless "Socialism".
"While men slept" can be written over
gravestones that have succumbed to the tyr-
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BIRTHDAY
CARRIE GRIFFIS KILPATRICK

H happy "50th" Birthday to the
love of my life, and to the most
beautiful 50 year old that I know.


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BIRTHDAY
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information anywhere.

We just wanted to tell you how
much we love you, and that when it
comes to your birthday, how much
we care. Happy "50th" Birthday.
Did we mention that it is your "50th"
Birthday?

From your Moore Haven "Sisters"


AUCTIONEER'S
NOTE:
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oportunit to buy
a beautifully treed
canalfront property.
TERMS:
* inning n bidder to
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Auction
* PersonlI checks
accepted
* P. balmncc at closing
wiChin 30 da)-
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SAT * SEPT 12 * 3pm
Registration at 2:30 p.m.
* Two over-sized deep-water lots on wide canal
* Buckhead Ridge Subdivision * .87 acres total
40' lagoon dock with sea wall on Parcel B
buildc a boat house on it!)
S10 MINUTES BY BOAT TO THE LAKE!
* Beautiful cypress and cedar trees on both lots
* Two city water meters * FPL electric
SParcel A = 90' x 210' * Parcel B = 90' x 210'
Each lot will be Auctioned separately
subject to a bulk bid for the two together


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETHJUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-CA-89
TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER
MORTGAGE CORP.,
Plaintiff,
VS.
BRUCE PIPKINS A/K/A BRUCE N.
PIPKINS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
BRUCE PIPKINS A/K/A BRUCE N.
PIPKINS; IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPEC-
TIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PER-
SONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANTS; UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2;
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: BRUCE PIPKINS A/K/A BRUCE
N. PIPKINS; IF LIVING, INCLUD-
ING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF REMAR-
RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE
RESEPECVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-
EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PER-
SONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENANT(S);
Whose residence are/is unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY required to
file your answer or written de-
fenses, if any, in the above pro-
ceeding with the Clerk-of this
Court, and to serve a copy thereof
upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law
Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra,
9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL
33619-1328, telephone
(813) 915-8660, facsimi-
le(813) 915-0559, within thirty
days of the first publication of this
Notice, the nature of this pro-
ceeding being a suit for foreclo-
sure of mortgage against the
following described property, to
wit:
THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE
NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE
NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE
NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SEC-
TION 35, TOWNSHIP 44
SOUTH, RNAGE 32 EAST,
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ALSO KNOWN AS LOT NO.
4583 IN MONTURA RANCH
ESTATES.
To include a:
1997 Meritt,
VIN FLHML3B121316465A
and 73077477
1997 Meritt, -
VIN FLHML3B121316465B
and 73077476
A/K/A
525S. NOGAL ST.
MONTURA RANCHES, FL
33440
If you fail to file your answer or
written defenses in the above pro-
ceeding, on plaintiffs attorney, a
default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or Petition.
DATED at HENRY County this
1st day of Sept. 2009.
SHARON ROBERTSON
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By/S/S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act of 1990, per-
sons needing a special accommo-
dation to participate in this
proceeding should contact the
ASA Coordinator no later than
seven (7) ays prior to the pro-
ceeding. If hearing Impaired
please call (80) 955-8771 (TD
or (800) 955-80 (voice), via
Florida Relay Service.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-1287-CA
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Plaintiff,
v.
RICARDO BALDERAS; ANGELICA
BALDERAS; and all unknown parties
claiming by, through, under or
against the herein named Defen-
dants, who are not known to be
dead or alive, whether said unknown
parties claim as heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, lienors credi-
tors, trustees, spouses, or other clai-
mants; TENANT #1 and/or TENANT
#2, the parties intended to account
for the person or persons in posses-
sion
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to the Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated July 24, 2009, in this
cause, I will sell the property situat-
ed in HENDRY County, Florida, de-
scribed as:
LOT 10, BLOCK 4, W.T. MAD-
DOX FIRST ADDITION TO
ENGLEWOOD TERRACE, AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 107, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER
WITH MOBILE HOME LOCAT-
ED THEREON AS A PERMA-
NENT FIXTURE AND
APPURTENANCE THERETO,
DESCRIBED AS A 2006 HMMT
DOUBLEWIDE, ID VIN NUM-
BERS FLHML2N167329590A &
FLHML2N16732990B, TITLE
NUMBERS 98185819 &
98185722, AND DECAL NUM-
BERS 12367031 & 12367032.
a/k/a 699 Maddox Street
Labelle, Florida 33935
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, in front of the
office of the Clerk of the Clerk of Cir-
cuit Court being on the second floor
of the administration building of the
Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle,
HENDRY County, Florida, at 11:00
o'clock a.m, on September 30,
2009.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the lis pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated at Labelle, Florida, this 28th
day of August, 2009.
Barbara F. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PRO-
CEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED,
AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE
PROVISION-OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE
DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRA-
TOR WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCAT-
ED AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, E. MARION AVE-
NUE, PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950,
AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUM-
BER IS (941) 637-2281, WITH-
IN TWO WORKING DAYS OF
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NO-
TICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR
VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL
1-800-955-8771.
332181 CN 9/10,17/09






NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Decedent's Trust Estate
Trust Estate of
Robert Earl Meyers (Decedent')
Date of Decedents Birth:
October 18, 1927
Name of Trust: Ead and Ruth Ann
Meyers Joint giving Trust
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Dece-
dent, Robert Earl Meyers, who lived
at 170 Daniels Road SE #173, Moore
Haven, FL 33471, died August 14,
2009. There is no personal represen-
tative of the Decedent's estate to
whom Letters of Authority have been
issued.

Creditors of Decedent are notified
that all aims against Decedent's
trust estate will be forever barred
unless presented to Trustee Amy S.
Neuman at 5981 Driftwood Lane,
Bellaire, Michigan 49615 within four
(4) months after the date of publica-
tion of this notice.
Amy S. Neuman
5981 Driftwood Lane
Bellaire, MD 39615
(231) 533-8067
331803 CN 9/3,10/09


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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE
8th JUDICIAL CRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000164
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Trus-
tee for Option One Mortgage
Loan Trust 2007-1 Asset-Backed
Certificates, Series 2007-1,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
Rilean Smith Hooker and Emma
J.S. Smith a/k/a Emma Smith;
Unknown Parties in Possession
#1; Unknown Parties in Posses-
sion #2; If living, and all Un-
known Parties claiming by,
through, under and against the
above named Defendant(s) who
are not known to be dead or
alive, whether said Unknown
Parties may claim an interest as
Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grant-
ees, or Other Claimants
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-
PROPETY
TO: Emma J.S. Smith a/k/a Emma
Smith; ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT
WHOSE LAST KNOW ADDRESS IS:
448 Avenue S Southwest, Moore
Haven, FL 33471
Residence unknown, if living, includ-
ing any unknown spouse of the said
Defendants, if either has remarried
and if either or both of said Defen-
dants are dead, their respective un-
known heirs, devisees, grantees,
assignees, creditors, lienors, and
trustees, and all other persons claim-
ing by, through, under or against the
named Defendant(s); and the afore-
mentioned named Defendant(s) and
such of the aforementioned un-
known Defendants and such of the
aforementioned unknown Defen-
dants as may be infants, incompe-
tents or otherwise not sui juris.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
an action has been commenced to
foreclose a mortgage on the follow-
ing real property, lying and being
and situated in Glades County, Rori-
da more particularly described as
fo ows:
LOT 39, LESS THE NORTH 50 FEET,
AND ALL OF LOT 46, BLOCK 175,
IN THE CITY OR TOWNSITE OF
MOORE HAVEN FLORIDA ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE
5, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
more commonly known as 448 Ave-
nue S Southwest, Moore Haven, FL
33471.
This action has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a
copy of your written defense, if any,
upon SHAIRO & FISHMAN, P, At-
tomeys for Plaintiff, whose address
is 10004 N. Dale Mat., l:,r,...
Suite 112, Tampa, FL : !1,. .,rr,.-I
thirty (305 days after the first publi-
cation o this notice and file the
original with the clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiffs at-
torney or immediately there after;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded
in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this
Court on the 27th day of August,
2009.
JOE FLINT
Circuit and County Courts
By: /S/ Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
331882 CN 9/3,10/09





NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The Hendry County Hospital Au-
thority Board of Directors will con-
duct a Preliminary Budget Hearing
beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday,
-September 1th, in the Conference
Room at Hendry Regional Medical
Center, 524 W Sagamore Ave - Cle-
wiston, Florida..
332634 CN 9/10/09






NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The Hendry Cou.'., H.ii, -il Au-
thotity Board of i'.r'-.-.r . .I con-
duct a Final Budget Hearing
beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday,
September 25th, in the Conference
Room at Hendry Regional Medical
Center, 524 W Sagamore Ave - Cle-
wiston, Florida.
332635 CN 9/10/09


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IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
GLADES COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000151
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National
Association,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
Tylori Fraley; Unknown Parties
in Possession #1; Unknown Par-
ties in Possession #2; If living,
and all Unknown Parties claim-
ing by, through, under and
against the above named Defe-
dant(s) who are not know to be
dead or alive, whether said Un-
known Parties may claim an in-
terest as Spouse, Heirs,
Devisees, Grantees, or Other
Claimants
Defendants)
NOTICE OF ACTION
FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-
PROPERTY
TO: Tylon Fraley; ADDRESS UN-
KNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS IS: 2145 Riverside Drive
Southwest, A/K/A 2286 Riverside
Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471
Residence unknown, if living, includ-
-ing any unknown spouse of the said
Defendants, if either has remarried
and if either or both of said Defen-
dants are dead, their respective un-
known heirs, devisees, grantees,
assignees, creditors,- lienors, and
trustees, and all other persons claim-
ing by, through, under or against the
named Defendant(s); and the afore-
mentioned named Defendant(s) and
such of the aforementioned un-
known Defendants and such of the
aforementioned unknown Defen-
dants as may be infants, incompe-
tents or otherwise not sui juris.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that
an action has been commenced to
foreclose a mortgage on the follow-
ing real property, lying and being
and situated in Glades County, Flori-
da more particularly described as
follows:
LOT 6, RIVERVIEW, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
128, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.

more commonly known as 2145 Riv-
erside Drive Southwest, a/k/a 2286
Riverside Drive, Moore Haven, FL
33471.
This action has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a
copy of your written defense, if any,
upon SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP At-
torneys for Plaintiff, whose address
is 10004 N. Dale Mabry Highway,
Suite 112, Tampa, FL 33618, within
thirty (30) days after the first publi-
cation of this notice and file the
original with the clerk of this Court
either before service on Plaintiff's at-
torney or immediately there after;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded
in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this
Court on the 27th day of August,
2009.
JOE FLINT
SCircuit and County Courts
By: /S/ Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
332001 CN 9/3,10/09




Notice of Rescheduled Meeting
of the Rural Area Plan
Ad-Hoc Committee
This Committee was formed by the
Hendry County Board of County
Commissioners to review the
;r�j�l, ."".lui, .l-I ri a n i '-i- l
make recommendations to the Board
on long-term goals and land devel-
opment regulations with regard to
the report. The meeting will be held
on Thursday, September 22, 2009,
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Emer-
gency Medical Services Training
Room, 1050 Forestry Division Rad,
LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is in-
vited to attend.
Questions should be directed to the
Planning and Zoning Department at
863-675-5240, or email
vcauteroohendrvfla.net
332618 CB/CN 9/10/09


PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOW-
ING & RECOVERY gives Notice of Fore-
closure of Uen and Intent to sell these
vehicles on 09/25/2009, 10:00 am at 74
S. INDUSTRIAL LOOP, LABELLE, FL
33935, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of
the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING &
RECOVERY reserves the right to accept
or reject any and/or all bids.
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1FTBRlOTOGUB97771
2001 Ford
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332628 CN 9/10/09


IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HENRY COUNTY
Case #: 2008-CA-000242
JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association,
Plaintiff,
-vs-
Mario Fernandez,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order of Final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated Augus 28,
2009, entered in Civil Case No.
2008-CA-000242 of the Circuit Court
of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National As-
sociaton, Plaintiff and Mario Feman-
dez are defendantss, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN
THE HENDRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENRY COURTS
BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA AT
11:00 A.M. on September 23, 2009
the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to-
wit:

LOTS 9 AND 10, BLOCK 31, MON-
TURA RANCH ESTATES, FIRST
SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORD
DIN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 37-39,
INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH 1996,
46X26, LIMITED, MOBILE HOME
ID NO. FLA14610632A AND
FLA14610632B AND TITLE NO.
72997309 AND 72997311, WHICH
IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO
REAL PROPERTY.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING
YOU ARE ENTITLED AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE
CONTACT HENDRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVE-
NUE LABELLE, FL 33935 WITHIN 2
WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT
OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE: IF YOU
ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL:
1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at LABELLE Florida, this
28th day of August, 2069.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Hendry County, Florida
BY: /S/ S. MILLER
DEPUTY CLERK
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy,.
Suite 112
Tam pa Florida 33618
08-094004
332184 CN 9/10,17/09



NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that on
9/19/2009 at 11:00 AM at FORT
KNOX SELF STORAGE, 1025 Com-
merce Drive, LaBelle, FL,
863-675-1025, the undersigned,
FORT KNOX SELF STORAGE, wiTl sell
at Public Sale by competitive bidding,
the personal property heretofore
stored with the undersigned by:
Calvin O'Bannon
512, Misc. Items
Abel Dominguez & Noemith Guzman
L-47, Misc. Items
Jeff Harris
D-6, Misc. Items
James Bird
832 Misc. Items
332668 CN 09/10,17/09


NOTICE
AUCTION on Friday,
September 18th, 2009
at 9:00 a.m. at
1233 N.W. Ave. L,
Belle Glade, Florida
* Property of Veronica Bettard:
Sofa and love seat w/matching pil-
lows washing machine, 2 shelves,
and miscellaneous boxes & bags
* Property of Ongela Maiden
2 forest green wood frame chairs
w/floral pattern seats and
miscellaneous boxes
* Property of Loutrida Morgan
4 large speakers, 2 white wall units,
3 small white night stands, ATV110,
washer & dryer, miscellaneous boxes
331984 SUN 9/10,17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000203
CitiMort gae, Inc,
Pvslain]tiff
-vs-
Loretta L. Lawhon a/k/a Loretta
Lynn Lawhon and Ca E. Lawhon
ak.a Carl Ed Lawhon; CitlBank,
e fendant(s).

NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order of Final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated Augst 28,
2009, entered in Civil Cse No.
2009-CA-000203 of the Circuit Court
of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein Cti-
Mortgage, Inc., Plaintiff and Loretta
L. Lawon a/k a Loretta ynn Lawh-
on and Carl E. Lawhon ak/a Carl Ed
Lawhon are defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash, IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF
THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN THE HENDRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, (BEING THE 2ND FLOOR
HALLWAY OF THE HENDRY COURTS
BUILDING), LABELLE, FLORIDA, AT
11:00 A,M. on December 30, 2009
the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to-
wit:

LOTS 18 AND 19, LESS THE EAST
206.50 FEET OF LOT 19, BLOCK K,
FORT DENAUD ACRES, UNIT 2, AS
PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 68
THROUGH 70, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING
YOU ARE ENTITLED AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE
CONTACT HENDRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVE-
NUE LABELLE, FL 33935 WITHIN 2
WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT
OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE: IF YOU
ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL:
1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at LABELLE Fonida, this
28th day of August, 2069,
BARBARA S. BUTLER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Hendry County, Florida
BY: /S/S. MILLER
DEPUTY-CLERK
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy,
Suite 112
Tampa Florida 33618
09-125162
332289 CN 9/10,17/09





-- NOTICE OF MEETING
The Joint Glades/Hendry Local Co-
ordinating Board for the Transpor-
tation Disadvantaged will have a
meeting on September 21, 2009
at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at
the Glades County Courthouse,
BOCC Conference Room, 500 Ave-
nue J SW, Moore Haven, Florida
33471.

All meetings of the Local Coordi-
nating Boards are open to the
public. In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons who require special ac-
commodations under the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act should
contact Brian Raimondo at the
Southwest Florida Regional Plan-
ning Coundl by calling
(239) 338-2550, Ext. 211, at least
seven days prior to the meeting.
If you are hearing or speech im-
paired call (800) 955-8770
(Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD) or
e-mail braimondo@swfrpc.org.
The SWFRPC's planning process is
conducted in accordance with Title
VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
and related statutes. Any person
or beneficiary who believes he/she
has been discriminated against
because of race color, religion,
sex, age, national origin, disability
or familial status may file a com-
plaint with the Florida Department
of Transportation, District One, 11-
le VI Coordinator, Gina Glibreath
at 863-519-2345 or by writing her
at RO. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida
33831. Public partidpation is so-
licited without regard to race, col-
or, national ongn, age, sex,
religion, disability or family status.
332742 GCD 09/10/09


TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000213
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ALEIANDRO MARTINEZ MORALES,
et al,
- Defendant(s).

NOTICE Of RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated August 21, 2009,
and entered in Case No. 26-2008-
CA-000213 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for HENDRY County, Florida
wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
is the Plaintiff and ALEJANDRO MAR-
TINEZ MORALES; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF ALEJANDRO MARTINEZ
MORALES N/K/A TERESA PRADO;
TENANT #1 N/K/A MATILDA ORTIZ;
TENANT #2 N/K/A GABRIEL PRADO
are the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at
IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE COURT, BEING THE
SECOND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENRY COUNTY ADMINISTRATION
BUILDING CORNER OF HIGHWAY 80
AND 29TH SOUTH, LABELLE, FLORI-
DA at 11:00AM, on the 23rd day of
Sept. 2009, the following described
property as set forth in said Final
Judgment:
LOT 4, BLOCK 2105, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 3, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 73, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
HENRY COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 5021 GRAMERCY ROAD
LABELLE, FL 33935
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Us Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on Aug. 24, 2009.
Barbara S. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ D. Hammond
Deputy Clerk
**See Americans with Disabilities
Act**
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons needing
a special accommodation to parti-
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
( ) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771
D, or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
Floa Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
ing.
331880 CN 9/3,10/09
IN THE COUNTY COURT FOR
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 09CC69
Dick Seegmiller and Julia Seegmiller,
Plaintiffs
VS.
Elise Schofield,
Defendant.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Elise Schofield, Defendant,
and to all parties aiming inter-
est by, through, under or
against Defendant.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that you
have been designated as defendant
in a legal proceeding filed against
you for Eviction, Past Due Rent and
Damages.
The action was Instituted in the
County Court, Glades County, Flori-
da, and is styled DICK SEEGMILLER
and JULIA SEEGMILLER vs. ELISE
SCHOFIELD.
You are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to
the action on' Dick Seegmiller and
Julia Seegmiller, 109 Huntiey Court,
Lake Placid, FL 33852, on or before
September 24 2009 and file the
original with the -derk of this court
either before service on Plaintiffs or
immediately after service; otherwise,
a default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the com-
plaint or petition.
The Court has authority In this suit
to enter a judgment or decree in the
Plaintiffs' interest which will be bind-
ing upon you.
DATED: Aug. 20, 2009.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the County Court
Glades County, Florida
By: /S/ Bonny Rhymes
Deputy Clerk
331302 GCD 8/27;9/3,10,17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 2008-926-CA
LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST -
FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST,
MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-FF2
Plaintiff
vs.
LARRY P. VELA; CARISSA CREBS
A/K/A CARISSA R. CREBS; MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR
FIRST FRANKLIN, A DIVISION OF
NATIONAL CITY BANK, and any un
known heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, and other unknown per-
sons or unknown spouses claiming
by, through and under any of the
above named Defendants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
undersigned Clerk of the Circuit
Court o Hendry County, Florida, will
on the 23rd day of September, 2009,
at 11:00 o'clock A,M, at the Front of
the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit
Court in the Hendry County Court-
house, being the 2nd Floor Hallway
of the Hendry County Courthouse
Building, LaBelle, Flonda, offer for
sale and sell at public outcry to the
highest and best bidder for cash, the
following described property situate
in Hendly County, Florida:
Lots 10 & 11, QUESTEND SUB-
DIVISION of Block No. 40 of
the City of Labelle, according
to the map or plat thereof re-
corded in Plat Book 1, Page 9
of the Public Records of Hend-
ry County, Florida.
pursuant to the Final Judgment en-
tered in a case pending in said
Court, the style of which is indicated
above.
Any person or entity claiming an
interest in the surplus, if any, result-
ing from the foreclosure sale, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the Us Pendens, must file a
claim on same with the Clerk of
Court within 60 days after the fore-
closure sale.
WITNESS my '".,'jd a,-. official
seal of said Court r.,: '!Ir day of
August, 2009.
If you are a person with a
disability who needs any accom-
modation in order to participate
in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Deputy Court
Administrator who office is lo-
cated at Hendry County Court-
house, 125 Pratt Blvd, LaBelle,
Florida 33935 and whose phone
number is (941)675-5217, with-
in 2 working days of your re-
ceipt of this Notice; if you are
hearing or voice impaired, call
1-800-955-8771
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-117-CA
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSO-
CIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER TEHE
POOLING AND SERVICING AGREE-
MENT DATED AS OF NOVEMBER 1,
2006, FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST
2006-D
Plaintiff
VS.
WILLIAM 0. STEWART JR.; AMY D.
STEWART; BANK OF AMERICA, NA;
COAST BANK OF FLORIDA; UN-
KNOWN PERSONS) IN POSSESSION
OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;
Defendants
NOTICE OF .
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated August 28, 2009, and
entered in Case No. 09-117-CA, of
the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida. HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER
THE POOLING AND SERVICING
AGREEMENT DATED AS OF NOVEM-
BER 1, 2006, FREMONT HOME LOAN
TRUST 2006-D Is Plaintiff and WIL-
LIAM O. STEWART JR.; AMY D.
STEWART; UNKNOWN PERSONS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBE
PROPERTY; BANK OF AMERICA, NA;
COAST BANK OF FLORIDA; are de-
fendants. I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash on the 2nd
Floor Hallway, in Front of Office of
Clerk of Courts, Administration Bldg,
Hendry Co. Courthouse, at 25 East
Hickpochee, Labelle in Hendry
County FL, at 11:00 a.m., on the
30th day of September, 2009, the
following described roperty as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
THE WEST HALF OW 1/2) OF
THE SOUTH 595 FEET OF THE
EAST 850 FEET OF THE WEST
HALF (W 1/2) OF THE SOUTH-
WEST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF
SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 43
SOUTH RANGE 28 EAST,
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA,
LESS THE SOUTH 50 FEET
THEREOF FOR ROAD RIGHT-
OF-WAY.
A person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the
date of the !is pendens but file a
claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 31 day of August, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of said Court
By: /s/ S. Miller
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative order No. 2.065.
In accordance with the Americans
, t r., '. r..ir,,n a.-r if ,.:.' are a per-
.-. , rr., ,, lr-,Ir, .r,,:. needs any
accommodation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are enti-
tled, at no cost to you, to provisions
of certain assistance. Please contact
the Court Administrator at 25 East
Hickpochee, LaBelle, FL 33935,
Phone No. (941) 335-2299 within 2
working days of your receipt of this
notice or pleading; f you are hearing
impaired, call I-800-995-8770(V)iVa
Florida Relay Services).
332202 CN 09/10,17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-001194-CA
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Plaintiff,
v.
CHRISTINA K. PATTERSON; WIL-
LIAM PATTERSON; and all unknown
parties claiming by, through, under
or against the herein named Defen-
dants, who are not known to be
dead or alive, whether said unknown
parties claim as heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, lenors, credi-
tors, trustees, spouses, or other clai-
mants; TENANT #1 and/or TENANT
#2, the parties intended to account
for the person or persons in posses-
sion; PORT LABELLE UNIT FOUR
PROPERTY HOMEOWNERS' ASSO-
CIATION, INC.; PRIME ACCEPTANCE
CORP.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursu-
ant to the Summary Final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2009,
in this cause, I will sell the property
situated in HENDRY County, Florida,
described as:
LOT 39, BLOCK 2150Q PORT
LABELLE, UNIT 4, AS PER PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 3, PAGE 86, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF HENRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
a/k/a 4064 E. Sunflower Circle
Labelle, Florida 33935
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, in front of the
office of the Cerk of the Clerk of Cir-
cuit Court being on the second floor
of the administration building of the
Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle,
HENDRY County, Florida, at 11:00
o'cock a.m., on September 23,
2009.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the lis pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated at Labelle, lorida, this 28th
day of August, 2009.
Barbara F. Butler
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WmTH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PRO-
CEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED,
AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE
PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE
DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRA-
TOR WHOSE OFFICE IS LOCAT-
ED AT THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, E. MARION AVE-
NUE, PUNTA GORDA, FL 33950,
AND WHOSE TELEPHONE NUM-
BER IS (941) 637-2281, WITH-
IN TWO WORKING DAYS OF
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NO-
TICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR
VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL
1-800-955-8771.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 09-48-CA

INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB, AS
SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDY-
MAC BANK, FSB
Plaintiff
VS.
JOHN G. COOK SR.; JUDITH A.
COOK; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY;
Defendants
NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURESALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated August 28, 2009, and
entered in Case No. 09-48-CA, of the
Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida. INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK,
F.S.B. AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST
TO INDYMAC BANK, FSB is Plaintiff
and JOHN G. COOK SR and JUDITH
A. COOK, are defendants. I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash on the 2nd Floor Hallway, in
Front of Office of Clerk of Courts,
Administration Bldg, Hendry Co.
Courthouse, at 25 East Hickpochee,
Labelle in Hendry County, FL, at
11:00 a.m., on the 30th day of Sep-
tember, 2009, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 13, HIDDEN HAMMOCK
SUBDIVISION UNIT 2, A SUB-
DIVISION ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,
PAGE 140, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A person claiming an interest in the
than the property owner as of the
claim within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 28th day of August,
2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
As Clerk of said Court
By: /s/ D. Hammond
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to
Administrative Order No. 2.065.
In accordance wih the Americans
with Disabilities Act, if you are a per-
son with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to partici-
pate n this proceeding, you are enti
tled, at no cost to you, to provisions
of certain assistance. Please contact
the Court Administrator at 25 East
Hickpochee, LaBelle, FL 33935,
Phone No. (941) 335-2299 within 2
working days of your receipt of this
notice or pleading; if you are hearing
impaired, call 1-800-995-8770(V)(Via
Florida Relay Services).
332174 CN 09/10,17/09




Public Notice


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 22-2008-CA-000118
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
GERRY MOORE A/K/A GERALDINE
MOORE, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE Of RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated August 27, 2009
and entered in Case No. 22-2008-
CA-000118 of the Circuit Court of
the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in
and for GLADES County Florida
wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is
the Plaintiff and GERRY MOORE
A/K/A GERALDINE MOORE; AL-
STORKE E. MOORE; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at STEPS OF
THE GLADES COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE at 11:00AM, on rr,� i day
of October, 2009, the ".:.ll.:...nr de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:

LOT 5, BLOCK 37, PORT LA-
BELLE UNIT 102, A SUBDIVI-
SION ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 66, PUB-
LIC RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA

A/K/A LOT 5 KRAFT CIRCLE
LABELLE, FL 33471

Any person aiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Lis Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on August 31, 2009.
Joe Fint
Clerk of the Circuit Court

By: /S/ Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
**See Americans with
Disabilities Act**
In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, per-
sons needing a special
accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact
the Deputy Court Administrator
whose office is located at Lee
County Justice Center, Room
3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort
Myers, Florida 33901, telephone
number (813) 335-2299;
1-800955-8771 (TDD), or
1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida
Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this pro-
ceeding.
332352 CN 9/10,17/09


IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 20th
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY
Case #: 2009-CA-000264
Wachovia Bank, N.A.
Plaintiff,
-vs-
William M. Sanders and Cynthia B.
Sanders, Husband and Wife;
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order of final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated Auust 28,
2009, entered in Civil Case No.
2009-CA-000264 of the Crcuit Court
of the 20th Judical Circuit in and for
Hendry County, Florida, wherein Wa-
chovia Bank, N.A., Plaintiff and Wil-
liam M. Sanders and Cvnthia B.
Sanders Husband and Wife are de-
fendants), I will sell to the hi hest
and best bidder for cash, IN FONT
OF THE OFFICE OF TH CLERK OF
THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE HEND-
RY COUNTY COURTHOUSE (BEING
THE 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY OF THE
HENRY COURTS BUILDING) LA-
BELLE, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on
September 23, 2009 the following
described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to-wit:

LOT 5, LESS THE EAST 20 FEET,
ALL OF LOT 6 AND THE EAST 20
FEET OF LOT 7, BLOCK 2, W.T.
MADDOX'S FIRST ADDITION TO
BELMONT, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 8, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF HENDRY COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTERTHE SALE.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY AC-
COMMODATIO IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING
YOU ARE ENTITLED AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF
CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE
CONTACT HENDRY COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE, 25 EAST HICKPOCHEE AVE-
NUE LABELLE, FL 33935 WITHIN 2
WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT
OF THIS NOTICE OF SALE: IF YOU
ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL:
1-800-955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at LABELLE, Florida, this
28th day of August, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Hendry County, Florida
BY:'/S/ S. MILLER
DEPUTY CLERK
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 26-2008-CA-000161
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
EVELIO DOPICO A/K/A EVELIO F.
DOPICO FERNANDEZ, et al
Defendant(s).
NOTICE Of RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore-
closure Sale dated September 1,
2009 and entered in Case No.
26-2008-CA-000161 of the Circuit
Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial
Circuit in and for HENDRY County,
Florida wherein WELLS FARGO
BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and EVE-
LIO DOPICO A/K/A EVELIO F. DOPI-
CO FERNANDEZ; are the
Defendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at STEPS
OF THE GLADES ,COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 1st day
of October, 2009, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:
THE NORTH 332.80 FEET OF
THE SOUTH 1664.00 FEET OF
THE EAST ONE-HALF OF THE
WEST ONE-HALF OF THE
NORTHWEST ONE-QUARTER
OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 42
SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST,
GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT 8
MUSE RANCHETTES, UNIT "B,
AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK
64, PAGE 550, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GLADES
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

A/K/A 560 NW PINE AVENUE,
LABELLE, FL 33935
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,
other than the property owner as of
the date of the Us Pendens must file
a claim within sixty (60) days after
the sale.
WToNESS MY HAND and the seal
of this Court on September 2, 2009.
Joe Flint
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By:/S/ Jennifer Bevis
Deputy Clerk
**See Americans with Disabilities
Act**
In accordance with the Americans
- J, , i " .'-'T -
.j n. rrI ; .. i....: .l.-'. :. ,. .. . .:.I..-
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
13) 335-2299; 1-800955-8771
), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via
ida Relay Service, not later than
seven (7) days prior to this proceed-
32349 CN 9/10,17/09


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN OF
WIDENING AND RESURFACING CR 833
FROM BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION TO
4 MILES NORTH AND CR 833 CURVE AT THE INTERSECTION
OF CR 833 AND CR 846 IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
RFQ. No: 2009-35

OPENING DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested in providing profes-
sional services in connection with the design of CR 833 from the Big Cy-
press Reservation to 4 miles North and CR 833 Curve at the intersection of
CR 833 and CR 846 In Hendry County. Must have expertise in construction
design for Roadway Improvements. Proposers shall have all services
available in-house or may propose multiple firms, which have joined td-
gether to provide the various required disciplinry services in order to offer
a complete submission. Individuals and firms properly registered in the
State of Florida are encouraged to submit their qualifications for considera-
tion. All submittals (see Section IV, Submissions Requirements) received in
response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evaluation Committee.
In order to be considered, ,i.,..-,,r n must be received by the Board of
County Commissioners at T-.: - Hall Building (Clerk's Office) in the
Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle
Florida by 2:00 p.m. September 23, 2009, 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 RFQ Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Engineering Office, located at 99 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle
L (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address)
or by calling (863) 675-5222. Instructions and RFQ documents will be
mailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the ac-
curacy or completeness of documents sent via email.
The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entirety this RFQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks
Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet B. Taylor
332048 CB/CN 9/3,10,17/09


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN OF
WIDENING AND RESURFACING CR 78 FROM OLD CR 78 TO
SLAUGHTERHOUSE CURVE (APPROXIMATELY 2.3 MILES) IN
HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
RFQ. No: 2009-36

OPENING DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Hendry County is seeking engineering firms interested .:. -r..:.d;.. profes-
sional services in connection with the design of CR ;, i...rn ,I.1 ':R 78 to
Slaughterhouse Curve (approximately 2.3 miles) in Hendry County, lorida.
Must have expertise in construction design for Roadway Improvements.
Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple
firms, which have joined together to provide the various required discipli-
nary services in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and
firms properly registered In the State of lorida are encouraged to submit
their qualifications for consideration. All submittals see Section IV, Sub-
missions Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed
by a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, . .,r.,.rr.i
must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the d: E nil
Building clerk'ss Office) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E
Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle Florida by 2:00 p.m., September 23, 2009, at
which time all responses to this request will be record in the presence of
one or more witnesses.
A copy of the Instructions and RFq Documents can be obtained from the
Hendry County Engineering Office, located at 99 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle
-L (for pick up), Post Office Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address)
of by calling (863) 675-5222. Instructions and RFQ documents will be
mailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the ac-
curacy or completeness of documents sent via e-mail.

The solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to
pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFQ, or to
contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all
submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in
its entirety this RFOQ, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so.
Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks
Minorty and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.
Board of County Commissioners
Janet B. Taylor
332042 CB/CN 9/3,10,17/09


I _


1- INVITATION TO BID
BID # 2009-2
CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT
HERBICIDAL MAINTENANCE OF CANALS AND LEVEE
1.1 Public Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the above referenced
Hercidal Maintenance of 32.625 Miles of drainage canals and 8
miles of levee project will be received by the Board of Central County
Water Control District (hereinafter referred to as "CCWCD", "OWNER,"
and "DISTRICT"), at the District Manager's Office at the following ad-
dress:
Central County Water Control District
475 S. Cabbage Palm Street
Clewiston, Florida 33440
until 2:00 p.m. local time on September 23, 2009 for furnishing labor and
materials and performing all work set forth in the Invitation to Bid, Instruc-
tion to Bidders, Bid Form, Construction Contract, Detailed Specifications
and Drawings which comprise the Bid Documents. Immediately following
the scheduled closing time for the reception of bids, all bid proposals which
have been submitted in accordance with the conditions of the Invitation to
Bid, Instructions to Bidders and any Addenda issued in relation to this Pro-
ect will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders may attend the bid
open. Bidder s responsible for the delivery of bid, and ids rceied
after e specified day and time will not be opened.

1.2 A pre-bid meeting shall be held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. on September
14, 2009, at the District office located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street,
Clewiston, Florida.
1.3 The work made the subject hereof is described in the bid documents ti-
tied Herbicidal Maintenance of Canals and Levee copies of which
may be obtained from Rock Enterprises, Inc., 180 N. Bridge Street, Suite
B, LaBelle, Florida, 33935, or from Central County Water Control District,
475 South Cabbage Palm Street, Clewiston, Florida 33440, for the non-re-
fundable sum of $25.00. For additional information you may contact Mr.
David Hubbard, CCWCD Manager, at 863-983-5797, or Rock Aboujaoude
District Engineer, at 863-612-0011.
1.4 Each bid must be submitted in duplicate on the prescribed bid form and
accompanied by bid security on the prescribed form, payable to the Board
of CCWCD, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the bid
amount. All subcontractors shall be declared on a separate form.

1.5 The Bid may be withdrawn prior to the date and time of bid opening.
Bids shall remain open and subject to acceptance for a period of forty-five
(45) calendar days after the date of bid opening, but no bidder may with-
draw his Bid for a period of forty-five (45 calendar days after the date of
bid opening.
1.6 In order to perform public work, the successful Bidder shall have all li-
censes and permits required by Federal, State, and local statutes, regula-
tions and ordinances.

1.7 Before a Contract will be awarded for the work contemplated herein,
the District will conduct such investigations as are necessary to determine
the performance record and ability of the apparent low bidder to perform
the size and type of work specified under this Invitation to Bid. Upon re-
quest, the Bidder shall submit such information as deemed necessary by
the District to evaluate the bidder's qualifications. The District reserves
in-. r r.:. i.:, '1 i r., r. to the lowest responsible and qualified bidder
:.i:..:.i ..,,li, .l.: rnr,,,,al

1.8 The DISTRICT reserves the right to reject any or all bids with or with-
out cause, and/or accept bids that in it's judgment will be in the best in-
terest of the DISTRICT, and the District specifically reserves the
right to reiect all bids and Proceed to accomplish its obectives
without awarding any contract urant to this invitaion. The
District also reserves the right to postpone the award of the Contract for
a period of time which postponement, however, shall not extend beyond
ninety (90) calendar days from the bid opening date during which time
the District at its sole discretion may release the bid security.
DATED this 1st day of September, 2009
CENTRAL COUNTY WATERCONTROL DISTRICT
ATTEST:
Cookie Hester, Assistant District Mgr. By: Benito Alvarez, Chairman
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
Case No. 09-000024-CA
FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK, a Forida banking corporation
Plaintif
-vs-
LABELLE INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Forida limited liability company, DONALD
R. LUCAS, DANIEL T. CARABINE, NANCY I. CARABINE, UNKNOWN TENANT
#1 and UNKNOWN TENANT #2,
Defendants
NOTICE OF SALE
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that pursuant to a Summary Judgment in
Foreclosure and for Assessment of Reasonable Attorneys' Fees entered by
Circuit Court Judge Christine Greider, in and for Hendry County, Florida,
wherein the cause is pending under docket number 09-000024-Ca, the
Honorable Barbara S. Butler, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hendry County,
Florida, will offer for sale at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the Hendry County Courthouse, Administration Department ,of the
Clerk's Ofice, Second Roor, 25 E. Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Forida, at
11:00 A.M. on the 30th day of September, 2009, within the legal hours or
sale, the following described property:
EXHIBIT A
Parcel 1:
The North 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast
1/4 of Section 9, Township 43 South,.Range 29 East, Hendry County, Fori-
da.
Parcel 2:
The North 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast
1/4 of Section 9, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Fori-
da.
Parcel 3:
The South 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast
1/4 of Section 9, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Flori-
da.
Parcel 4:
The South 1/2 of the Southwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast
1/4 of Section 9, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Flori-
da.
As to all parcels, LESS AND EXCEPT any road right of ways.
EXHIBIT A-l
All of Block 87, Goodno's Addition to LaBelle, according to the plat thereof,
recorded in Plat Book 3, page 3, of the Public Records of Lee County, Hori-
da, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida.
Any person aiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date of the Us Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the sale.
DATED this 2nd day of September, 2009.
BARBARA S. BUTLER,
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /S/ S. Miller
Deputy Clerk
If you are a person who needs any accommodation in order to
participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you,
to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court
Operations Manager, whose e offi is located at the Lee County
Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901,
and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, within two
working days of your receipt of the Notice of Sale; f you are hear-
ing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771.
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Hendry County has scheduled a Public Information Workshop for the
proposed New River Crossing bridge project. A study is currently being
conducted by Hendry County to determine the type, location, and design of a
new bridge across the Caloosahatchee River, locally known as the
Okeechobee Waterway, connecting SR 80 and CR 78 in northwestern
Hendry County. Six alternatives are proposed: East Alternatives 1, 2, and .3
and West Alternatives 1, 2, and 3.
The Public Information ,
Workshop will provide
interested citizens the '
opportunity to see the SEE .
concept- plans, to ask
questions, and express
their views concerning the a.
design, location, and any
potential environmental
impacts associated with the -
proposed new bridge ,
and approach roadways. IBM
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The workshop will be an . t . ... . Ama-
open-house format so the public may arrive at any time between 5:30 pm and
7:30 pm. Aerial photographs, conceptual plans, and other project-related
information will be on display. County staff will be available to answer
questions and discuss the project. Please note that this is not a Public
Hearing. A formal Public Hearing will be held at the Hendry County Board of
County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2009.
Project documents will be available for public review from September 10,
2009 until November 6, 2009 at the Barron Library, 461 N. Main Street,
LaBelle. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm,
and Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The documents will also be
available for review at the Hendry County Engineering Office located at 99
East Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Monday-Friday from 8:00 amn to 5:00 pm.
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other
non-discrimination laws, public participation is solicited without regard to race,
color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons
who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities
Act or persons who require translation service (free of charge) should contact
Bonnie Hanshaw at (863) 675-5222 at least seven (7) working days prior to
the workshop.
Any questions regarding the project should be directed to Shane Parker, PE,
Project Manager, at (863)675-5222, by email.to sparker@hendryfla.net, *or
by writing to the Hendry County Engineering Department, P.O. Box 1607,
LaBelle, Florida 33975.

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anny of "Socialism".
While parents are sleeping "Socialism"
is sowing poisonous seeds to destroy their
children's faith in the family, morality and
parental respect and obedience.
While Ministers sleep, saying all that is
necessary to defeat "Socialism" is to preach
the gospel, tares of unbelief are sown in evo-
lution, atheism, attacks on the Bible, on the
virgin birth and the deity of Christ.
While men sleep in tolerance, the enemy
scatters seeds of "Socialist" propaganda, of
slanted articles of half-truths, distortions,
smear articles against American patriots.
While men elected to high office sleep,
the mistaken are boring from within, ignor-
ing the Constitution or changing it by means
of misinterpretation and by destroying our


free-enterprise system by outward "Social-
ist" schemes.
While some Government Department
heads sleep, enemies infiltrate various offic-
es, help each other into power, protect each
other, carry out various policies in favor of
the enemy.
While some Boards of Education sleep,
educators teach evolution, athiesm and un-
Americanism.
Millions sleep, while the one-eyed idol,
films and the internet sow the seeds of the
enemy before their very eyes without their
realizing it, by depicting immorality; extolling
vice and crime, mocking chastity, patriotism
and Americanism.
While men slept...
While men slept...!
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Clewiston


Family Fun Day
The Good Shepherd Church of God will
be having a family fun day on Sept. 6 imme-
diately following the morning service which
begin at 10:30 a.m.
The activity will last until 5 p.m.
There will be food, water slide, face
painting, games, prayer tent, and live perfor-
mances from different church groups in the
community.
There will be something for everyone.
The Zion Dancers and choir of Good Shep-
herd will be there.
Everyone is welcome and all activities
and food are free.

Moore Haven

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

Palmdale Church
On Thursday, Sept. 10, Palmdale Church
will have food and fellowship at 6 p.m. Gos-
pel and the word will be held at 7 p.m.
Our Pastor this month will be Gena Brim
of Moore Haven.
Gena has brought the word to many
church in the area.
* She preached at the Church of God in
Moore Haven and the Ministery Center in
Lake Placid, and many other churches.
SCome and listen to this fine lady on the
corner of 5th and main at the Palmdale
Community Center, we welcome you.


Rally day at First Christian!
First Christian Church, 201 N. Francisco
St., will be holding Rally/Promotion Day on
Sept. 6, beginning at 10 a.m.
This is the beginning of the Sunday 4
School Year.
There will be New Classes and the Church
will welcome Artie Carnes and his wife Dora
as their New Associates.
The church has set a goal to DOUBLE
Sunday School and Church attendance on
this day.
Joe Payne will begin his service as. Sun-
day School Superintendent.
Jon Loftis will begin his service as Teach-
er of the Adult Sunday School Class.
Other Teachers include: Ruth Ann Hughes
and Jeanie Perkins (4's and 5's); Mary Ann
Payne and Lisa Castellanos (1st and 2nd);
Lois Brinn and Judith French (3rd and 4th);
Mike Walker and Stan Giddens (5th and 6th);
Artie and Dora Carnes and Julius Castellanos
(7th-12th).
The church has plans to expand its pres-
ent facilities and parking lot.
Jackie Miller, Minister, extends a cordial
welcome to all who wish to attend.

Food Bank at Iglesia Vida Nueva
Everyone hits hard times at some point.
To ease the crisis a small food bank is
open at Iglesia Vida Nueva on Sundays from
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Restrictions apply. Iglesia Vida Nueva is
located at 217 East Aztec Ave in Clewiston.
For more information please call 863-983-
1070.

Services Times at Iglesia Vida Nueva
Sunday services will be 11 a.m. V.I.D.A
Kids 4-10; V.I.D.A Teens 12-18 celebration
services will begin at 6 p.m.
Monday services begin at 7 p.m. C4 Youth
Group for ages 12-18.
Wednesday prayer and bible study ser-
vices will begin at 7 p.m., Friday prayer and
bible study will also begin at 7 p.m.


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Midnight shooting leaves man on ground


Unidentified victim
reportedly listed in stable
condition

By Naji Tobias
The Sun
BELLE GLADE - An unidentified man was
shot shortly after midnight on Wednesday,
Sep. 2.


It was revealed by authorities that the
victim was hit after trying to run away from
another man, dressed in all black.
According to Teri Barbera, spokeswom-
an for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Of-
fice (PBSO), at approximately 12:55 a.m.,
road patrol deputies heard gun shots com-
ing from the 200's block of Southwest Fifth
Street.
Interestingly, a 911 call was relayed to the
PBSO dispatch about shots fired at the same
area shortly thereafter.


As deputies reportedly arrived on the
scene of the shooting - the actual location
was 232 S. W 5th St. - they had found the
victim lying conscious on the ground.
The victim was later airlifted via Trauma
Hawk to Delray Community Hospital for
treatment, officials said.
He was listed in stable condition as a re-
sult of the shooting.
Investigators reportedly discovered nu-
merous spent shell casings and a projectile
at the scene.


At this time, no witnesses h..e been
identified.
The case remains open, pending turlher
investigation, according to the sheriff's of-
fice.
If anyone has information leading up to
an apprehension, it is urgently advised by
the PBSO to call 6884000.
You can also contact Crime Stoppers at
1-800-458-TIPS.
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be reached at nto-
blas@newszap.com.


Driving forward at the Sugarcane Golf Club


Glades-Sports Hall of Fame
restaurant project is
underway

By Naji Tobias
The Sun
BELLE GLADE - Exciting times seem to be
forging ahead at the Sugarcane Golf Club.
Since taking over for the City of Belle
Glade about 19 months ago, strides have
been made in efforts to improve the facility.
Sometime next year, a beating lock facil-
ity could be built on the golf course - a deci-
sion made by Belle Glade city officials sev-
eral months ago.
However, John Hendricks, a managing
partner with the Sugarcane Golf Club, is not
trying to wait until that period to make reno-
vations to the course.
He's now focusing, on the revival of the-
golf course's greens, which he says 'is in
spectacular condition' after months of work-
ing on the refurbishment.
In addition, the march closing of Devon's


Bistro has opened up an opportunity for
Hendricks and his firm to generate much-
needed revenue for the golf facility.
Hendricks said as a result of the closing,
he was able to hire new staff and purchase
new equipment in efforts to further improve
the aesthetics and look of the course and
surrounding area.
He's happy to report that food and bever-
age revenues have made a notable increase
since the Sugarcane Golf Club opened up
for business on Feb. 1, 2008.
The revenue figures and player count
were not diselseed as-ef- press lime, ho\\-
ever.
Hendricks's take on the golf course's
present condition:
"By putting the new revenue back into
the golf course, we were able to improve
playing conditions," Hendricks said.
"Today. several months later, the course
is in the best condition ii has been in years
"Even during a down economy, and in the off
season, I am experiencing record numbers
for players and revenue," he continued.
"This metamorphosis of the Sugarcane


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Good start
Pahokee's Zachary Allen, a defensive end/outside linebacker who recently
emitted to Wake Forest, makes a nifty play and catch during the Blue Dev-
ImSep. 2 practice. He may see some significant time lining up on offense at
tight end this season.


Golf Club was the direct result of the closing
of Devon's Bistro."
As Hendricks is attempting to make good
use of his contract with Belle Glade - it runs
until at least Jan. 31, 2013, a five-year lease
- he has announced plans to construct a res-
taurant entitled 'The Glades Sports Hall of
Fame.'
There are currently negotiation plans
between the City of Belle Glade and the
Sugarcane Golf Club to reopen the restau-
rant vacated by Devon's Bistro, according to
Hendricks.
Wiilh the grand opening slated to be
sometime this tall, according to Hendricks,
he plans for the restaurant to have enough
space for daily dining and catering facilities


for large parties.
There isn't currently a central location
that promotes the success of athletes hailing
from the area, Hendricks said.
"The 'Glades Sports Hall of Fame' will
be decorated with framed exhibits com-
memorating the'many successful athletes
from the Glades who have achieve success
in the NFL, PGA Tour, and other professional
sports leagues," Hendricks said.
"Belle Glade's citizens will be proud of
the new amenities brought to the city."
More information about the proposed
plan will be available in the next few
weeks.
Staff Writer Naji Tobias can be reached at nto-
bias@newszap.com.


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check was issued to Clayton - not the su:
pect - on June 3, just one day before the su:
pect's criminal act.
It was also determined by authorities thi
the check signature closely resembled whi
was signed on the suspect's Florida identify
cation card.
The suspect, who was arrested Aug. 27, we
released on $3,000 bond just hours after h
was booked into the county jail.

Previous criminal acts b'
Lewis
As previously reported in The Sun, th
suspect, 39, was arrested on Oct. 11, 20C
on charges of official misconduct and orgi
nized scheme to defraud.
He was also implicated back then f
fraudulent use of personal identification ii
formation, petit theft and interfering with a
official investigation.
The suspect, who served as the con
munity development director for the City
South Bay two years ago, was 36 years ol
when he committed those five crimes.
He was released on surety bond the ne:
day (Oct. 12, 2007).
The PBSO probable cause affidavit sa!
on Thursday, July 5, 2007, at approximate
ly 6:40 p.m., the suspect was observed i:
deputies as he was putting gas into his ligl
green Ford Expedition at the BP gas static
in South Bay.



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Unfortunately, as the victim was tran
ported to Delray Medical Center via Traurr
Hawk for observation, he was pronounce
dead at the hospital.
Willis, 58, was reportedly hired by th
City of Lake Worth on September 20, 2004
As a result of Lake Worth's merger wil
the PBSO on Oct. 1, 2008, the victim joined


Deputies later noticed a blank Berner Oil
Company Inc. gas receipt near the cash reg-
ister.
The receipt is generally used for city em-
ployees who purchase gas for city vehicles,
s- the statement said.
s- After the suspect left the gas station,
deputies entered the store and spoke with
at a witness who said that the suspect forged
It his signature and wrote that two trucks had
i- been fueled, according to the affidavit.
Deputies interviewed Dennis Lawson,
is the victim of the organized scheme.
ie The victim said it was not his signature
on the gas receipt nor did he fuel any vehicle
at the BP gas station, the report said.
y The investigation of the matter continued
with deputies speaking to Tony Smith, the
former city manager of South Bay.
ie According to the affidavit, Smith told
17 deputies the suspect was not authorized the
a- pump gas into his personal vehicle using the
city's account.
)r Smith went on to say the suspect neglect-
n- ed his duties and possible other acts of of-
n ficial misconduct, the affidavit said.
On that night, the suspect was questioned
I- by deputies regarding this matter.
of While being questioned, the suspect ad-
Id mitted to fueling his personal vehicle for a
trip that he was allegedly taking to Tallahas-
xt see two weeks from the incident.
Deputies observed that during question-
id ing, the suspect was sweating and appeared
e- to be very nervous, the affidavit said.
ty After being told that charges were going
ht to be filed with the State Attorney's Office,
,n the suspect contacted the former city man-
ager about the details of the incident, ac-
cording to the affidavit.


the sheriff's office after the Lake Worth Po-
lice Department turned its duties over.
Rolando Silva, formerly the District Five
(Glades) captain/commander, was trans-
ferred to Lake Worth (District 14) to serve in
s- that same capacity.
ia Barbera released a brief statement on be-
half of the PBSO.
,e "It is with deep regret and great sadness
That Palm-Beach County Sheriff's Office,
th District 14 (Lake Worth) informs you of the
>d passing of Community Service Aide (CSA)
Carl A. Willis on Tuesday, Sep. 1," Barbera


Smith later contacted deputies, express-
ing concerns that the suspect was attempt-
ing to intimidate him.
On Thursday, July 12, 2007 - a week later
- deputies found that the suspect dropped
off two letters to the City of South Bay - Dis-
trict 11 substation, dated July 11, 2007.
According to the affidavit, the letters read
that the suspect was authorized to put gas
into his personal vehicle.
It also stated that the acting public works
director, Tilak Harrell, authorized the sus-
pect to forge the signature of the victim at
the BP gas station.
Investigators later determined to charge
the suspect with interfering with an official
investigation.
On July 30, the suspect was terminated
by the City of South Bay.
But as investigators were filing charges
against the suspect, it was also found that he
was convicted of two charges of grand theft
on June 15, 2004.
The suspect was charged with grand theft
on June 18, 2002, according to an affidavit
by the Belle Glade Police Department.
In May 2000, the suspect, who was em-
ployed by the City of Belle Glade as the com-
munity development manager, reportedly
devised a scheme to defraud Eliazar Home-
ro Camacho.
This was after Eliazar's wife, Martha Silva,
died of an illness in April 2000.
At that time, the suspect gained the trust
of Eliazar, who contacted him in an attempt
to take ownership of 900 N. E. 25th Street in
Belle Glade, the statement said.
According to the affidavit, the suspect
used his position to fraudulently accept and
maintain possession of mortgage payments


said.
"He was a devoted employee of both
agencies who took great pride in his work
and could always be counted on."
The PBSO, Barbera said, is still making
efforts to notify the victim's family, as the
vehicular fatality is still being investigated at
this time.
More information on funeral arrange-
ments and services, officials said will be re-
leased as soon as they become available.
Staff Writer NaJi Tobias can be reached at nto-
blas@newszap.cori.


Briefs cont.


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Glades General Hospital is offering Free
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dates, please call Sheryl at 996-6571, ext.
450
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Health Department seeks
volunteers in Belle Glade
The Palm Beach County Health Depart-
ment needs committed adult volunteers
with a clean background and teens (14-17)
in Belle Glade.
The needs are great and varied. We assist
daily needs, health fairs and outreach, food
pantry, customer service and more: We are
open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.


Please call Brian at 561-992-1218 or visit
www.pbchd.com/volvolunteer.html for de-
tails.

Hospice Of Palm, Volunteers
needed
Hospice of Palm Beach County is seeking
volunteers to help make a difference in the
lives of patients and families.
A variety of positions are available
throughout the Palm Beach County area.
Hours are flexible, call 561-273-2204 or visit
www.hpbc.com.

Save money with Prosperity
Center
The Prosperity Center of Beacon Center


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

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paid by Eliazar - $386 to be exact.
It was reportedly understood to Eliazar
that payments would be forwarded by the
suspect to New Century Mortgage Corpora-
tion, a California based organization which
held the mortgage to the residence.
The suspect was hired as the community
development director for the City of Belle
Glade in 1999 by Smith, who 'was Belle
Glade's city manager at the time.
Prior to that, he served as the rehabili-
tation inspector for the City of Belle Glade
from 1994 to 1999.
The suspect was somehow hired as the
community development director for South
Bay in November 2001 by Michael E. Jack-
son, the South Bay city manager at the time.
The suspect was suspended without pay
on August 30, 2002 due to the grand theft
charges and terminated on January 6, 2003
by Virginia Walker, who served as the city
manager of South Bay in that time period.
He was re-hired by the City of South Bay
in April 2005 by Smith, according to Walker.
Explanation of most recent
charges
The charges of grand theft and uttering
a forged check are both classified as third
degree felonies, according to the Fla. State
Statutes.
If the suspect is convicted on both of
these felony charges, he could be facing up
to 10 years in prison and a combined total
of $10,000.
Staff Writer Najl Tobias can be reached at nto-
blas@newszap.com.



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