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Title: The sun
Uniform Title: Sun (Belle Glade, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Independent Newspapers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Belle Glade Fla
Publication Date: 12-29-2011
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Belle Glade (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Palm Beach County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Belle Glade
Coordinates: 26.685278 x -80.671389 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 66, no. 44 (Dec. 7, 1989)-
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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BY CAPT. CRAIG PRUSANSKY Palm Beach County Fire RescueThe crew from Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station 73 decided to do their part this year to make things a little brighter for one of the local community programs. Not too long ago, Lt. Juan Batista was talking with the staff at the PANDA House, a community assistance program center for women located in Belle Glade, to inquire as to their needs for this holiday season. Many of the women at the PANDA House have young children who live there with them. Two years ago, Lt. Batista coordinated a successful toy drive so that the children who lived there could have gifts for Christmas. This year, he wanted to do the same. Under the direction of Lt. Batista and Battalion Chief Chuck Lupo, the re ghters from Station 73, along with the Command Staff from Battalion 7 (which is the Battalion for Belle Glade and the surrounding area), and the residents from the Belle Isles community in suburban Lake Worth, made Christmas gift donations as well as donations of some needed supplies to go to the PANDA Wilson, Brockman, Gibson among best in competitionBY NAJI TOBIAS e SunFor the rst time in the 18-year history of Nike's South Florida High School Football All-Star Game, players from Glades Central and Pahokee were chosen to participate in the wellrecognized affair. The showcase, held on Dec. 23 at Miami's Traz Powell Stadium, was highlighted by a collective of approximately 100 of the best high school seniors from the Treasure Coast, Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. It was the rst time that players from Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast teamed up with Broward County's best to line up against Dade County's best. Though Dade County won the game by a score of 31-21, our area's stars in the game did not disappoint. The following players from Glades Central (Belle Glade) and Pahokee were selected to represent the South Florida (Palm Beach County, Broward County and Treasure Coast) team: John Brockman III Glades Central cornerback Dominique Gibson Glades Central running back/linebacker Don'kevious Johnson Glades Central linebacker Jaime Wilson Glades Central wide receiver Cordel Walkes Pahokee offensive/defensive lineman The South Florida team was never in control of the game Dade County's DeAndre Jasper (Miami Jackson wide receiver) took home MVP honors as he led his team with six catches, 104 yards and two touchdowns in the 10-point victory but our players from the Muck did stand out in a big way. Brockman III, who nished his seEditor’s Note: The following highlights some of the most important stories of 2011. This is Part 1 of 2. Happy New Year! JanuaryJan. 6: A wet season which was anything but, as well as a disappointing outlook for the upcoming dry season has local agriculture companies, still reeling from recent freeze events, wondering if they will also soon have to contend with water restrictions. Agriculture relies heavily on the supply of water from Lake Okeechobee, and the lake has experienced its worst October to December period since 1932, according to the South Florida Water Management District. Jan. 13: Being born and raised in Belle Glade, William Grear is no stranger to tough times and hard work. A retired Gunnery Sergeant and sniper for the Marine Corps, he know what dedication and sacri ce truly mean. His father was the mayor of Belle Glade in 1970s and was instrumental in having the new chamber of commerce and city hall built. He passed away due to cancer in 2007. William returned to be at his father's side during those nal days. Near the end, his father asked him to one day be mayor and go into to politics. William honored his father's nal request. Jan. 20: It looked like they still stood waiting for the Martin Luther King Parade held just the day before. Truckers stood outside of their rigs, along U.S. 27 in South Bay on LEASE A NEW 2012 FOCUS SE FOR ONLY $179 PER MONTH.*27 Month lease through Ford Credit. $2003 plus tax, title, & license due at signing. Includes first month payment, $0 security deposit, acquisition fee, & capitalized cost reduction.*Stock # 12C49. 20 cents per mile over 10500 per year. Includes $250 RCLBonus cash. Others to chose from at similar savings. Se e Dealer for details. Image is for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 01/03/12.. Thursday, December 29, 2011 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 86 No. 127 SEE REVIEW  11 SEE GAME  19 SEE DELIVER  9 2011 Year in Review Battalion 7 Delivers Toys to Grateful Kids in BG Area High School Seniors Shine in 18th Annual Nike South Florida All-Star Game PHOTO / CHUCK LUPOSanta arrived early in the GladesSanta arrived early to the Glades on Dec. 21. He arrived in fashion showing up to Glades Day School in Quint 73. Santa greeted the kids with lights ashing and siren blaring. The kids were thrilled to see Santa as he handed out candy to all of the elementary students. Santa stayed around to take pictures with the all the classes.

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Pioneer Park ElementaryHo! Ho! Ho! Ms. Bonnie Desplas, our ever resourceful art teacher did it again! Coordinating with the very generous grant foundation “Back to Basics” based in Wellington, Ms. Desplas was the conduit for our students each receiving new shoes, socks, undergarments, and their very own gift. Ms. Desplas arranges for the pick-up and delivery of all items to the school and with the ne arts team distributes the gift packages to students. The team also assists more than three hundred students with trying on shoes in search of that just-right t! They manage to make this ow smoothly with the help of homeroom teachers during the ne arts block over the course of a couple of days. Thank you to Ms. Desplas and the foundation for their generosity! For many years now our students have been the proud recipients of new school uniforms, shoes, socks, and basic necessities to get the year started and in December look forward to their holidays being brightened by Ms. Desplas and her team! Panther Run Rocks That Holiday Giving Spirit! Our sister school, Panther Run Elementary, has once again generously pulled together to help students have a wonderful start to the winter break. The joyous beaming faces of our students opening their gifts in awe have been priceless! Thank you Panther Run and to everyone who gave from the heart to make our students feel special! Pre Winter Break Meeting Pioneer Park staff gathered in the Media Center Monday, December, 11, for updates on the FCAT cut scores. Principal Miller explained the upcoming changes for Florida schools which will further raise the bar for the FCAT test. Expectations will be higher and the work will be more rigorous. These changes will demand outcomes that place our student at a globally competitive level. Battling the Winter Slide Principal Miller encouraged teachers to send home reading kits for each child to continue their reading. Research shows that reading is like any progressive skill, “use it or lose it.” Students who don’t read over school breaks actually regress and their reading levels drop and comprehension declines. Home reading over the break will help combat the “winter slide” in which students who don’t use their reading skills lose them. Third through fth grade students especially need to keep their chops up as the FCAT will be fast approaching following the break. We want our students to continue their steady uphill climb. Dwyer Finalist Congratulattions to the very caring, creative, talented and gifted teacher, Ms. Geraldine Russell who has taught for more than thirty years in the Glades. Ms. Russell goes above and beyond to patiently guide her kindergartners through their rst year’s journey of literacy, building a solid educational foundation that will bene t them for life. Congratulations Ms. Russell, your peers have voiced their resounding declaration and no one can think of a more deserving teacher! New Year’s Resolutions Following is a sampling of New Year’s Resolutions from fourth and fth graders: “My New Year’s Resolutions is to ...” “Pass the FCAT by studying Math, Writing, and Reading.” Zakiya Evans 4th grade “Paying attention at all times, talk less and make honor roll.” Christine Jeune 4th grade “To read a lot and get better on my vocabulary to know bigger words and use juicy words in my sentences for writing.” Yawanda Larieux “To become better in Reading, Writing, and Math so when FCAT comes, I will make a good grade!” Alaija King 4th grade “Make good grades throughout the school year.” Adrian Mcdonald 4th grade “To celebrate New Year’s Eve with my family.” Brianna Gallegos 4th grade “To try to stop bullying.” (Anonymous) 5th grade “I want to make a 5 on FCAT and go to 5th grade.” Anga’neka Carter 4th grade “Pass writing and go to 5th grade.” Tanayrie Morales 4th grade “Pass every class and go to 5th grade.” Genesis Montalvo “To have straight A’s, to be good in school and stay out of trouble.” Odieu Hilaire 5th grade “To do better in Math by studying time tables and division.” Brushyra Williams 4th grade “Be good, make honor roll, and don’t give teachers any problems.” Shelley Jeune 4th grade “Pass fth grade and try to impress my teachers by doing good work, making A’s & B’s.” Marc Petit-Frere 5th gradePahokee ElementaryFood for Our Families Drive Pahokee Elementary School would like to thank all of the families for contributing to this year’s collection of non-perishable food items for the Annual Food for Families Drive. The students brought in a total of 2,252 nonperishable items. The school was able to provide a full thanksgiving basket to 22 families from the school. Special Thanks Pahokee Elementary School staff and students would like to thank our community business partners: Bridges of Pahokee, Pahokee Youth Enrichment Academy, Pahokee Mentoring Center, Back to Basics Inc., PNC Bank, city of Pahokee, Boys and Girls Town, Area Agency on Aging/Foster Grandparent Program and all our volunteers and community supporters for all donations, services and support given to Pahokee Elementary School. We are extremely grateful and hope that you will continue your mission of giving.Glades Day SchoolUpcoming Events Dec. 22 through Jan. 9: Christmas break Monday, Jan. 9: No school Teacher Work Day Tuesday, Jan. 10: Students return Back-ToSchool Citizens of the Month PreK-3: Eric Nguyen PreK-4: Kyler Burch K-5: Kelsey Kennedy 1st Grade: Hana Lohmann 2nd Grade: Landry Pitts 3rd Grade: Dean Congleton 4th Grade: Tye Fountain 5th Grade: Kamryn Kennedy 6th Grade: Kassidy Redish Enrichment: Tyler Nesbitt 3rd Grade Students of the Month Ruth-Anne Lively and Kolton DesRochers First Baptist Church Choir Choir students performed their Christmas Musical, “Camel Lot” this past Sunday evening. They did a phenomenal job! Some sang solos and some had speaking parts. We are very proud of our baby gators! Students attended their last day of choir yesterday and had their holiday party. Choir will resume for students after the New Year on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Pastor David Broadbent Visits the Lower School 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 ........................................................ ........................................................ ........................................................ ........................................................ Everglades Research and Education CenterThe Everglades Research and Education Center is holding a Friday Seminar Series on Jan. 6 at 10:45 a.m. They will be discussing “Memoirs of an Everglades Pioneer.” A book talk based on the story of a courageous woman and her family as they created a new life in the wilds of southern Florida during the early 1900’s, as told by her granddaughter, the book’s editor, Patricia Winne Adams.2012 College Scholarship ProgramProperty Appraiser Gary R. Nikolits, CFA, is happy to announce that the Property Appraiser’s Of ce is now accepting applications for its 2012 College Scholarship program. The Property Appraiser’s Of ce presents $1,000 scholarships each year to ve collegebound students. Since 1993, the Property Appraiser’s Of ce has awarded $99,000 in college scholarships. The application can be downloaded from the Property Appraiser’s web site at www.pbcgov. com/PAPA. The deadline to submit the 2012 application is March 31. An Employee Scholarship Committee selects the ve winners. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be a resident of Palm Beach County, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The college or junior college they plan to attend must be accredited. Funds are raised through volunteer employee donations from participants in Friday Casual Dress Day. For more information, call 561-3553230. Change a LifeTo become an adult literacy volunteer please call the Belle Glade Library at 561-996-3453. No previous experience is required as training is provided in a one-day workshop that gives you an overview of strategies for tutoring adult learners. Participants will be matched with a student and site convenient to them. Tutors and students meet in public places such as the local libraries. If participants can commit to at least two hours of volunteer time per week and are friendly, patient persons who love reading, they are asked to call today. COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION SCHOOL BRIEFSSEE SCHOOL  9

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Sometimes love needs a helping hand.{ Hes relying on you. And you ma y need some help. n e e d s o m e h e l p Especially if youre E s p e c i a l l y i f y o u  r e caring for c a r i n g f o r s omeone w h ose h ea l t h requires attention 2 4 / 7 At Hope HealthCare Services, we understand your role a s a caregiver. We support all y ou do with our comforting c are„coor d inating me d ica l nee d s, exp l aining options a n d provi d ing emotiona l gui d ance f or you an d y our loved ones. Together, we can h e l p y ou b ot h ma k e eac h d ay t h e b est possi bl e Let Hope be there for you Support a t h o me co mf o rtin g C ar e re s pite f or Caregiver s co mp ass i o n f or Familie s Every day is a gift. Toll free 800.8 35 .16 73 or HopeHCS.org 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonDo all ducks quack? Not all ducks communicate by quacking. For example the Black-bellied Whistling Duck, though sometimes solitary, is most often heard in noisy ocks. Their call is a high-pitched, soft, wheezy, musical whistle of four to six notes, accented on the second or third syllable that carries for long distances. Visit Cornell's "All About Birds" web site to search for the calls of these ducks and other bird species at www.allaboutbirds.org. The Black-bellied Whistling Duck is a sticking and gregarious, year-round resident of freshwater wetlands. It is known locally as the Blackbellied Tree Duck who will actually perch or nest in trees or nest boxes. Adults have a long neck, orange-red bill, white eye ring and long pink-red legs. Their belly and tail are black, and body plumage, back of neck and cap are chestnut brown. The white in the wings is seen when they are in ight. Juveniles look similar to the adults, but they have a grey bill and a less contrasting belly. Black-bellied Whistling Ducks look more like a duck, but their long legs and behavior resembles geese or swans. They are mainly nocturnal feeders who forage on land or shallow water for aquatic plants, grass, grain, insect and mollusks by grazing, dabbling or diving. Black-bellied Whistling Ducks mainly build nests in tree cavities, but will use a nest box or nest in a scrape on the ground or shallow basket of woven grasses with thick overhead vegetation. The female lays 12 to 16 white eggs that are incubated by both parents for 26 to 31 days. Sometimes other females will lay or "dump" her eggs in the nest. The young y at about 60 days of age, but remain with their parents for nearly 144 days. Two broods of young may be raised annually. Join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers for birding and photography trips. You and your guests are invited to participate in upcoming birding trips (Stormwater Treatment Area 5). For information please e-mail Margaret England sta5birding@embarqmail.com or phone 863674-0695 or 863-517-0202. The schedule of STA5 trips through December 2012 and upcoming Hendry-Glades Audubon programs is available on the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org New and current Hendry-Glades Audubon Society "Facebook Friends" will be entered in a monthly drawing for a "Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America." "Like," post a birding photo, or comment on "The HendryGlades Audubon Society Facebook" page to enter the December 2011 drawing. Inland Birding Fun: Blackbellied Whistling-Duck (BBWD) PHOTO / MARGARET ENGLANDBlack-bellied Whistling Duck. Margaret England

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 1 1 8 8 6 6 3 3 9 9 8 8 3 3 9 9 1 1 4 4 8 8 WEIGHTLOSS HEALTHCARE DERMATOLOGYi i n n t t h h e e Clewiston News, Glades County Democrat & The SunC C a a l l l l T T o o A A d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e DENTAL DENTAL Wishing you all of the best this holiday season-JonathanSanders,M.D.,J.D. 772.778.7782 863.467.9555www.TCDermatology.com 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011

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A volunteer crew returns to Haiti to repair wells that supply drinking water for an orphanage, schoolBY GABE MARGASAK SFWMDWater managers at the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) are using their expertise to help provide clean drinking water to struggling areas of Haiti. Hydrogeologist Steve Krupa and technical supervisor Rick Miessau have been on three volunteer missions to Haiti together and are returning next month to improve the water supply at a school and an orphanage, and conduct additional tests on nearby wells. “It is humbling to see the condition adults and children in Haiti are living with and it serves as a reminder how important the clean water is that we enjoy every day,” said Miessau. “Water is a critical resource in South Florida and throughout the world. Parts of Haiti don’t have the infrastructure to provide basic drinking water and people are getting sick as a result.” A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. The District’s extensive network of groundwater monitors in South Florida picked up the underground tremors from more than 600 miles away. Health of cials in Haiti responded to an increase in illnesses following the earthquake – including a devastating and deadly cholera outbreak – attributed to contaminated water. The earthquake exacerbated poor water quality that includes high salinity levels and bacterial contamination, which sicken people on a daily basis in Haiti. “In some of the poorest places of Haiti, much of the day is spent collecting water for basic needs and often that water is contaminated,” said Miessau. “Clean water is essential to the region’s recovery, just as it is a basic necessity to maintain our lives.” Hydrogeologists at the District have decades of experience in water supply development. Impoverished regions of Haiti do not have access to clean water and simple technology such as a working hand pump has the potential to provide signi cant improvements to the quality of life. On their upcoming trip that begins Jan. 14, Krupa and Miessau are installing equipment at a school in Verrettes, Haiti, that will eventually provide the only running water for 5 miles around. They will also repair the back-up hand pump at an orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which is needed so that water can be retrieved during frequent power outages. Krupa and Miessau use their vacation time organizing these relief efforts for Haiti. The work is not funded or sponsored by the District, but their efforts show the kind of dedication many employees have to the cause of clean, sustainable water. During a recent bake sale to raise money for their efforts, $2,000 in donations were collected from District staff. BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsNew Year’s Eve marks the annual celebration of saying good-bye to the past year and welcoming the next 365 days ahead. It is important that drivers be on high alert when driving during New Year’s Eve. You should be on an even higher alert after that midnight celebration. Designated drivers should pay close attention to their rear-view mirror and take extra precaution at intersections. Being sober on New Year’s Eve doesn’t guarantee that the other driver is. Many areas have red light cameras but these systems will not slow down a drunk driver. If you see someone driving erratically, please contact local authorities and it may prevent someone from becoming a deadly statistic. Enjoy the party, but celebrate safely, using these tips:Have a Plan for New Year’s Eve SafetyBefore the New Year’s Eve party starts, it is everyone’s responsibility to plan how they will get home safely. Assign a designated driver Travel to and from the party by using a cab Sleep over at the home of the party host Ask a sober family member to drop off and pick up Travel with a party bus that drives right to the front doorBe smart about ames and reworksFlames and alcohol are dangerous. When planning for a party, consider the fact that after a few hours, a portion of guests could be feeling invincible, full of alcohol-inspired energy, and moving clumsily. Plan accordingly by: Say “no” to the real candles. Instead of burning real candles at a New Year’s Eve party, use battery-operated candles for safe, ambient lighting. Keep replace, heaters and re pit ames under control. Use safety screens at all times and make sure seating is at a safe distance from the ame. If reworks are part of the plan, please ensure that the individuals shooting off the reworks are sober and observe safe handling. As well, make sure the “tipsy” guests aren’t too close to the show.Keep an eye on your cash and credit cardsIf you choose to celebrate New Year’s Eve at a public place, please use caution with your cash and credit cards during the evening. Alcohol tends to alter rational thinking and wallets can be easily dropped or even stolen. Never leave your wallet or purse unattended. A running “tab” can be set up with a credit card and the credit card locked in the car, handed to a designated driving friend, or kept in a money belt or body wallet. By using these tips, this New Year’s Eve celebration just might start off your new year and those around you in the right direction which is: being safe, in good health and without incident! Here’s wishing everyone a safe and prosperous 2012! 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 T T h h e e G G l l a a d d e e s s C C o o u u n n t t y y S S c c h h o o o o l l B B o o a a r r d d , T T h h e e M M o o o o r r e e H H a a v v e e n n C C i i t t y y C C o o u u n n c c i i l l a a n n d d T T h h e e G G l l a a d d e e s s C C o o u u n n t t y y B B O O C C C C W W i i l l l l h h o o l l d d a a j j o o i i n n t t w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p t t o o d d i i s s c c u u s s s s I I n n t t e e r r l l o o c c a a l l I I s s s s u u e e s s O O n n J J a a n n u u a a r r y y 4 4 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 a a t t 9 9 : : 0 0 0 0 a a . m m . I I n n T T h h e e G G l l a a d d e e s s C C o o u u n n t t y y S S c c h h o o o o l l B B o o a a r r d d M M e e e e t t i i n n g g R R o o o o m m 400 10th Street, SW Moore Haven, Florida 33471 N N O O T T I I C C E E 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 New Year’s Safety SFWMD Water Experts Volunteer to Help Haiti SUBMITTED PHOTOThe crew tests water quality at various rudimentary wells in Haiti.

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As if Florida vegetable growers don’t already have a full plate of plant diseases, a new virus is slowly spreading through South Florida, causing sporadic infections in tomato, pepper, eggplant and tomatillo along the way. Researchers, such as Scott Adkins, an Agricultural Research Service research plant pathologist, say growers and consultants shouldn’t panic over the discovery of groundnut ringspot virus (GRSV), which is closely related to tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). Instead, he and others recommend adding GRSV to the list of pests you or your consultant already scout for. If you do nd something suspicious, the researchers encourage reporting it to your county agent or vegetable Extension specialist so they can con rm identi cation and map its spread. And since both GRSV and TSWV are spread by thrips, the researchers say they believe the same management measures growers follow for TSWV also should help control the newcomer. Charlie Mellinger, a plant pathologist and principal in Jupiter-based Glades Crop Care, had occasionally seen symptoms similar to TSWV on tomatoes in the Homestead area for several years. Most times when he sent in a sample to Adkins’ lab for identi cation, it came back negative for TSWV. In 2009, a post-doctoral researcher from Australia, Craig Webster, was working in Adkins’ lab at the U.S. Horticultural Research Lab in Ft. Pierce. He ran a general test for tospoviruses, the genus of viruses that includes GRSV, TSWV and tomato chlorotic spot virus. When Webster and Adkins analyzed the results, they discovered GRSV. “We’re trying to resolve plants that we had identi ed as TSWV in South Florida—we think now they were GRSV,” Mellinger says. “We’re not really sure what our past incidence of TSWV was in South Florida since we nd plants that test positive with both [viruses].” Since the initial con rmation, researchers have more questions than answers about the newly identi ed disease, Adkins says. To help address some of those unknowns, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has provided one-time seed money to address issues associated with emerging and new plant and animal pests and diseases, including GRSV. Representatives from ARS, universities, the private sector and the grower community will work cooperatively in the effort, Adkins says. Surveys of tomato production areas will begin this fall in South Florida and move up the Atlantic coast next year with the tomato season, Adkins says. A similar survey will be conducted in Southeast peanut production areas, including the several hundred acres around Lake Okeechobee grown mostly for the boiled peanut market. From South Africa to South America to Florida When GRSV was con rmed in the Homestead area in 2009, it marked the rst time the disease had been found in the United States. It is native to South Africa, where it causes stunting of the peanut plant and small, distorted leaves with severe yellowing and concentric ringspots. GRSV also has been identi ed in tomatoes in Brazil and Argentina during the 1990s. One of the challenges is very little has been written about GRSV in literature, so researchers have very little to go by, Adkins says. Since the initial discovery in Miami-Dade County, GRSV has been found in tomato elds in Collier, Hendry, Lee, Manatee, Martin and Palm Beach counties. In addition, it has been found in pepper, eggplants and tomatillo in peninsular Florida from Manatee County south. Based on grower and scouting reports in 2010, sporadic infections were seen throughout south Florida’s tomato production area at low levels, typically 2 percent to 3 percent, Adkins says. How wide a host range the virus has is one area in which the researchers hope to gain more knowledge. Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and tomatillo are members of the Solanaceous family whereas peanuts are members of the legume family. Host plants can be infected during any growth stage. During the 2010 season and again this year, infected plants were also found in greenhouses, Adkins says. When tomato plants are infected in the seedling or plug stage, they typically die before reaching the eld he says. Frequently, GRSV symptoms are very similar to those of tomato spotted wilt virus, Adkins says. If tomato plants are infected at an early stage, symptoms include inward rolling leaves, leaf bronzing and dark brown leaf ecking. As the infection progresses, brown streaks form on the main stem and leaf petioles, and wilting or death occurs in the top portion of the plant. Fruit may be deformed, show uneven ripening and may have raised bumps or rings. But if you see necrosis on tomato stems, there’s a good chance it’s GRSV, Adkins says. In other crops, such as peppers and eggplants, the symptoms are visually nearly identical to TSWV. The only way to positively con rm which disease is present, or whether a sample contains both, is through laboratory molecular testing, Adkins says. “At this point, I’d say it’s based on where you’re located,” he says. “If you’re on the peninsula and you see strong TSWV symptoms, I’d suspect GRSV. In South Carolina, people wouldn’t give GRSV a second thought” because TSWV is common. Western ower thrips are a con rmed vector of GRSV, Adkins says. The larvae, or immature thrips, pick up the virus as they feed on infected plants. They remain infectious when they reach adulthood and transmit the virus as they feed on healthy plants. One of the goals of the multi-state research project is to conduct tests to determine whether other thrips, such as common blossom or yellow ower thrips (Frankliniella schultzei), melon thrips (Thrips palmi) or chilli thrips (Scirtothrips dorsalis), also can vector GRSV, he says. Mellinger says there’s strong circumstantial evidence that points to F. schultzei also being a vector of GRSV. The Sw5 gene also appears to impart resistance to GRSV, Adkins says, citing research results. Keep Eyes Peeled For New Pepper, Tomato Virus 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 A lden Maples Wyse, 88CLEWISTON — Alden Maples Wyse, of Clew iston, widow of Walter Harold Wyse, Jr. died Saturday, December 24, 2011. She was born on October 17, 1923, in Camilla, Georgia, to the late Thomas and Jewel Maples. She grew up in Bowling Green and graduated from Wauchula High School in 1941, and Florida State College for Women in 1945. She was a resident of Clewiston for 66 years and a long time member of the First United Methodist Church of Clewiston. She served the church as organist and Board Member and was active in the Women’s Ministry. She joined Kelly Tractor Co. part time in 1943 and full time in 1945, remaining a dedicated and v alued employee for 68 years. At Kelly Tractor, she facilitated the Kelly Foundation Scholarship Program and helped many students achieve a college education. She contributed to the community serving with the American Cancer Society, the Clewiston Museum, and as secretary of the Hendry Regional Medical Center Board. Alden is survived by her sons and daughtersin-law, Walt and Paula Wyse of Anderson, S.C., and Joe and Melinda Wyse of Lexington, Ky; sister, Annette Hunter of Bartow, Fla.; and six grandchildren. Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, December 30, 2011, and funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Clew iston, with Pastor John Hicks, of ciating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. in Ridgelawn Cemetery. In Lieu of owers, the family request memorial donations be made to the Alden Wyse Memorial Fund c/o the First United Methodist Church of Clewiston. Akin-Davis Funeral Home in Clewiston is handling the arrangements.David J. McGarvie, 73MOORE HAVEN — David J. McGarvie, age 73, of Moore Haven, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at home in Moore Haven. Dave was born July 23, 1938, in Lake Geneva, W is. He is the son of the late Floyd and the late Pauline (Miller) McGarvie. Dave was employed by Firestone Tire and Rubber in Albany, Ga., for many years and then w ent to work for Proctor and Gamble in Albany w here he retired in August 2000. Dave was an avid sherman, active member of the Lakeport Garden Club and all around good fellow. He is survived by his wife, Barbara(Wilson) McGarvie; two daughters, Dayna Rose, Dea Ingram (Dale); and one son, Derrick McCalvin; grandson, Kyle Howell; and several brothers and sisters. He was preceded in death by grandson, Joshua Bowles. In lieu of owers, donations can be made to the Lakeport Garden Club, 1591 Alligator Road, Moore Haven, FL 33471; or Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston, www.akin-davis.com.Essilor VisiofficeFamily Eye Care proudly offers patients the new Essilor Visioffice System. Visioffice is the newest and most precise instrument for proper fitting of prescription eyewear. It provides individualized fitting measurements that are unique to each patient that allow for better optical performance of your new glasses. Visioffice is used for any patient and any lens type, progressive or single vision lenses. 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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind between 9 and 11 mph. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind between 7 and 9 mph. Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East wind between 7 and 9 mph. Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. East wind between 9 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Weather forecast for Hendry, Glades, and Western Palm Beach counties collected from the National Weather Service. WEATHER Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East wind around 7 mph. Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East wind between 13 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 13.74 feetabove sea levelLAKE LEVEL Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 7 mph.

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Serving the communities south of Lake OkeechobeeDecember 29, 2011RELIGION COLUMNSNew PossibilitiesBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchIt's fun to play with all the brand new possibil ities open to us on January 1 Go jogging on January 1 and you've exercised every day this year.You come down to breakfast and can truthfullyannounce, "I'm so hungry, I feel as if I haven't eaten since last year!" Get through lunch withouteating potato chips or a candy bar, and this yearreflects a whole new healthy and perfectly keptdiet regime. So far this year, perhaps you have never cussed at someone, never yelled at the kids, never forgotten to floss, never thrown your dirtyclothes on the bathroom floor and never forgotten to read the Bible in the morning!On January 1 our whole life can be transformed. For one day at least, all our good intentions can be jump started, and all our bad habitscan be unplugged. At least for a few hours (orminutes?), the year is a perfect reflection of ourbest self.But January 1 is followed by January 2 andJanuary 3. Soon we will opt for staying in a cozybed a few more minutes rather than plunging outinto the cold on that jog. Pretty soon candy wrappers will start appearing in our desk drawer again.By the 4th or 5th, we will surely have been aggra vated enough at a bad driver or frustrating situation to have un sanctified thoughts. By the 7th,our socks are back on the bathroom floor and ourdental floss is gathering dust. By the 1 Oth, we fallasleep before we can even get the Bible open.For all but a few of us, most New Year's resolutions get packed away with the last of theChristmas decorations. The problem with most resolutions is that we resolve to make changes inour lifestyles, but miss restructuring our lives andchanging the paradigms by which we live.The ultimate New Year's resolution does notchallenge us to cut fat grams or quit smoking orget to aerobics class twice a week. The ultimateresolution a Christian can make is to live in thelight of divine intentions, not human inventions.The New Year's resolution to end all resolutionsis to make it our business to be a part of God's business.What's God's business? Transformation. Anelectrical transformer takes high voltage andtransforms it into energy that we can use in oureveryday lives. Without a transformer, there couldbe no light in the darkness, no safety in the storm.At Bethlehem, God came to us and gave us Jesusthe Christ, who transforms in His life the love andpower of God into the impulses of grace and salvation that the world desperately needs.SOUTHWEST FLORIDA1KLE & FOOTCARE SPECIALISTSJ. C. LAWLOR,DPM,MCFAS874 W. SUGARLAND HWY.CLEWISTON. FL3344O(863)983-32OOFor Complete Footand Ankle Care inSouthwest FloridaA fresh New Year lies unblemished before us.Our life, our commitment to the ultimate resolu tion can help the love of God through Christ totransform the world.Where's That Peace onEarth?BY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELISTFirst Christian ChurchPeace on earth? It doesn't look like it! Therehas never been a time when the earth was as fullof greed, hatred, and distrust. One crisis after another.The angels must have been mistaken whenthey thought that the birth of Jesus Christ wouldbring peace on earth. The centuries since that time have been an endless series of even moreviolent wars. Was God wrong? Of course not. Thepeace of which the angels sang was of a totallydifferent nature than the abolishment of war onearth. This peace which Jesus brought is the reconciling of God to man, and then man to Godnot the crushing of some blustering dictator.Mankind is now, by nature, opposed to Godand cannot find the way back to God by himself. That's why all of his human schemes are doomedto failure and wars and social ills will always bewith us. Originally, man gave glory to God andwalked in a way pleasing to Him.But sin disrupted this perfect harmony, andthe resulting disunity has permeated every relationship of life. But God sent His Son to make away of return to bring peace. Jesus can truly becalled the "Prince Of Peace" because He bringspeace to those who come to him. One of his designations is "Prince of Peace" (Isaiah 9:6). God's "Peace Program" required that satisfac tion be made for the sins of rebellious man. This Jesus did by His death of substitution on the cross.Colossians 1:2021 says, "Having made peacethrough the blood of His cross ... You that wereenemies ... hath he reconciled." When a person believes the Gospel (Romans 1:16 I Cor. 15:1 4),repents of sin (Acts 2:38; Acts 17:30 31), confesses faith in Christ (Matthew 10:32 33;Romans 10:910) and is immersed in water for the remission ofsins to receive the Holy Spirit (Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; Acts 8:38 39; Romans 6:3 5, 16 18), the Lordadds him to His Church (Acts 2:47). He needs tothen continue steadfastly in the Apostle's Doctrine, fellowship, breaking of bread and prayer(Acts 2:42), participating in the evangelizing ofthe world with those of like faith (Matthew 28:1820), being faithful to Christ until death (Rev. 2:10,I Cor. 15:58). Jesus said in John 14:27, "Peace Ileave with you, my peace I give unto you."Offering...New Revolutionary TreatmentThat
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Pastor David Broadbent visited campus during our Morning Devotions today and spoke about loving God and loving one another. Students enjoyed watching his message using a projector. W hat a great start to our day that was! Glee Performance Some of our Lower School students worked hard all week to prepare for their performance w ith Glee. Students did a wonderful job at last night’s Glee Christmas Party! Way to Go! Math SuperStars Math SuperStars worksheets are now available on Edline and will not be sent home by the teachers. Please visit www.gladesdayschool.com, Lower School, under “Contents” choose “Math SuperStars.” Worksheets can be found in the folders under each prospective grade. Kindergarten Round-Up Join us for a tour of our school and visit with our teachers. Registration packets will be available. Child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2012 to enter kindergarten. Jan. 13, at 9 a.m. at Tripp Hall. RSVP by email to csanford@gladesdayschool.com. Please contact the Lower School of ce for more information. Campus Preview Glades Day School will host a Campus Prev iew on Jan. 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Gove Elementary SchoolVolunteers of the Month Kudos to the following volunteers for contributing over 10 hours of volunteer service during the month of November: Jacqueline Betancourt, Rudelys Betancourt Lara, Miriam Fiallo, Amanda Ford, Lucille Holley, John Kujawski, Caridad Lopez Morales, Liset M. Gutierrez, Mercedes Nav arro, Maria Nunez, Willie Perry, Rony Sylvain, Y olanda Treto and Dorca Valdes. The Gove Family appreciates their support! Special Thanks On behalf of our families we extend a sincere ‘thank you’ to the National Honor Society at Western Academy Charter School for sponsoring 15 families for Thanksgiving. Because of their generosity, each family received a basket of canned goods and gift cards to Winn Dixie. We commend Ms. Linda Terranova, Principal, for her continued support and for instilling in her students a sense of giving. Fine Diner Award Congratulations to the following homerooms for earning the “Fine Diner Award” for the month of November. Students received a special dessert in the cafeteria compliments of PTO. Kindergarten: Mrs. Jordan, Mrs. Dorta, Mrs. McAllister, and Ms. Mayorquin. First Grade: Ms. Long, Mrs. Rolbert, and Mrs. De Jesus. ESE: Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Collins, Mrs. Shannon, and Ms. Luma. Second Grade: Mrs. Rayburn, Ms. Blandon, Mrs. Guerry, Mrs. Gonzales, Ms. Michno, and Mrs. Barreto. Third Grade: Mr. Miller, Mrs. Burphy, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Mangual, Mrs. Goldman, Mrs. Dorta, and Mrs. Hodkin. Fourth Grade: Mrs. Bratt, Mrs. Marrero, Mrs. Rice, Mrs. Rimes, and Mrs. Nassopoulos. Sixth Grade: Mrs. Hanse, Mrs. Pearce, Mrs. EAsdale, Ms. Jacks, and Mrs. Lutz. Attendance Award Congratulations to the following classrooms for having the highest student attendance for the month of November: First PlaceMs. Hansen’s Gr. 5 (the students received a special cookie celebration delivered to their classroom). Second PlaceMs. Easdale, Gr. 6; Third PlaceMs. Rice, Gr. 4; Fourth PlaceMs. Cano, Ms. Velasco (Kindergarten), Mrs. Rimes, Gr. 4 and Mrs. Carrasco, Gr. 5. Second through fourth grade winners received a special recognition during the morning announcements. Gove Artists Congratulations to the following Gove artists who represented our school in the K-12 District Art Show, ‘Rave Reviews’: Kathia Alvarenga (Gr. 6), Mario Mendez-Rivas, (K), Dakarai Coleman, (K), and Shakira Lee (Gr. 6). The art was on exhibit from Dec. 7 to 15 at Fulton Holland Education Center (district of ce). A reception for the artists and their families was held on December 7th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the district of ce. We thank Mrs. J. Schmidt, Art Teacher, for entering our students’ work in this annual event. “Pawtastic” Behavior The following classes are to be commended for achieving the goal of obtaining 14 paws for good behavior: Mrs. Easdale, Mrs. Carrasco, Ms. Goldman, Ms. Long, Mrs. Huertas, Mrs. Chapman, Ms. Jacks, Ms. Michno, and Mrs. S. Miller. All of the classes will have the opportunity to play Wii games during a designated time. Congratulations to all and keep up the “Pawtastic” behavior! We thank Mrs. Zavala for overseeing this new initiative to promote good behavior throughout the school. Upcoming Events: Dec. 23 to Jan. 9: Winter Holidays Jan. 10: Classes BeginKEC/Canal Point ElementaryFood For Families Ice Cream Celebration Third Grade students brought in the most canned items during the Food for Families drive and were rewarded with an ice cream party. Third grade students brought in over 338 cans to share with the community! The goods were given to local food pantries. Way to go, third grade! First Grade Visits Glades Health are Center The First Grade Classes at KEC/Canal Point Elementary School visited Glades Healthcare Center in Pahokee on Tuesday, December 20th. The classes sang Christmas songs, recited poems, and handed out handmade crafts and cards. The residents got in on the fun by singing along with the children, clapping, and dancing. A wonderful time was had by everyone. First grade teachers Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Coppin, Mrs. Sprouse, Mrs. Warwick and students would like to thank their hardworking volunteers that helped make this trip possible: Mrs. Jo Ann Lairsey, Mrs. Petra Ebangi, Ms. Bernice Bell Ms. Sarah Edwards, and Mr. Jemmott. Words can not express how much our volunteers are loved and appreciated! Box Top Winners For December We are continuing to collect box tops for need student items. The following students won the raf e for the month of December. Kindergarten: Snowy Day-Lazaro Valdez 1st grade: Snow Day-Selena Hernandez 2nd grade: Snow-Zayra Flores 3rd grade: Snowy the Surprise Puppy-Rommel Molina 4th grade: Diary of a Wimpy Kid-Kalabie Pyfrom 5th grade: Diary of a Wimpy Kid-Lonquinten McFadden Honor Roll Students For The First Trimester Students who achieved honor roll status were reward with a Sundae Party on December 2. Parents were invited to join in on the delicious fun! Kindergarten: Guadalupe Alfar, Tanya Baker, Ariyan Baker, Myracle Cooper, Daniel Gonzaelez, Kamarion Mullins, Timothy Myrick, Corey Wilkerson, San’Cori Wilkerson, Mikayla Williams, Kimberly Bahena, Kenneth Brown, Yomel Mederos, Deaysha Milton, Tony Richardson, Noel Rosas, Arnelius Wells, Ajaisia Crawford, Lynnard Evens, Tashay Scott, Shilayah Smith First grade: Zariah Brooks, Jatarvis Brown, Judy Jencik, Layla Perez, Alexander Ramirez, Melanie Razo,Zarian Reddick, Oniel Senorine, Gabriela Wheeler, James Whit eld, Bijay Boldin, Yaritza Gallardo, Mikenziah Golphin, Alaysi a Samuels, Hctor Servin, Javorian Wimberly, Ariel McPherson, Carliss Osborne, Kelishyah Roberson, Joshua Walkes, Jakyia Posey, Caronlina Fonseca, Tamari Baker, Mariah Brooks, Normanesha Harris, Dewayne Holmes, Shamyla Johnson, Tristan Kinsler, Roshakeria Johnson, Joequan Polk, Natalie Razo, Deshon Williams, JoeQuavian Young, Second grade: Miguel Zapata, Nathaniel Young, Cedrick Washington, Calvin Walker, Sherman Raymond, Tyreek McPherson, Kanarian King, Abigayle Garcia, Robert Cortez, Antonio Boldin, Keyonvis Bouie, Bryanna Crawford, Zayr a Flores, Jose Gallardo, Ralston Henry, Arnold Jimenez, Gissele Zavala, Juan Carlos Corona Third grade: Cristoval Castaneda, Jasmyn Crawford, Heaven Dukes, Abnelle-Jean Louis, Jaheim Littles, Miguel Medina, Jaylen Williams, Kimberly Fonseca, Brianna Paniagua, Cornelius Wells Fourth grade: Lenkevious Johnson and Takaili Wilson Fifth grade: Anthony Calderon, Jakabie Jones, and Octaesia Young 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 SCHOOLContinued  2 House. As a result, 14 women and their children had a much better Christmas this year. The toys and supplies were delivered three days before Christmas, on December 22. While everything was being delivered, the mothers and their children were given a tour of the re trucks. The residents and staff at the PANDA House were very appreciative of the donations provided to them. The PANDA residential treatment program focuses on women struggling with drugs or alcohol issues, teaching coping and life skills and helping reintegrate them back into the community. This program provides ongoing chemical abuse or dependency treatment in a supportive and structured living environment. The PANDA House is part of the Oakwood Center of the Palm Beaches. DELIVERContinued  1

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After the nal discussions wrapped up at the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association's 68th annual convention, Marie Bedner summed up her feelings about the state of the industry as, "kind of depressed, to be honest." Bedner, whose family grows vegetables at Boynton Beach, and about 280 of her colleagues, sat through two days of talk about the many challenges confronting Florida's growers, ranging from labor to water and food safety. "It outlined what we're all facing. I thought it was a good meeting. We're all going to have to deal with these issues," says Gene Duff, Pioneer Growers Cooperative general manager, Belle Glade, Fla. The convention mostly featured industry leaders in forum-style discussions. Despite the challenging issues, participants in the opening forum concluded on a mostly upbeat note. "With the growing population and the growing middle class globally, the opportunities for production agriculture in Florida are tremendous," says John Hoblick, Florida Farm Bureau president. Tom Stenzel, United Fresh Produce Association president, adds, "We'll nd a way. The thing I see already changing for Florida fruit and vegetables is a permeation of society. Today our products are in drug stores, convenience stores, places like Target stores." Current trends point to positives for Florida. "There is a lot to smile about," says Adam Putnam, Florida agriculture commissioner. "USDA released a guideline calling for half the plate to be fruit and vegetables. That's driving half the diet to what we grow in Florida. McDonalds is putting apple packets in Happy Meals. Disney w ants Florida food. There's a macro trend of local food that bene ts what we grow in Florida." Pointing out that the state recently passed legislation regarding school nutrition programs, Putnam says, "We now have a foothold in every school cafeteria in Florida to tell the story of agriculture." The issue is bigger than the local food movement, however. "The growing population bene ts all of agriculture. Generally speaking, globally the story for agriculture is a positive one and the story for fruits and vegetables is even better," Putnam says. Changes like this can make marketing and promotion tricky. Florida's growers need to move fast to gure it all out. "We need to do a better job on locally-grown initiatives and ways to move our product," says Tony DiMare, Ruskin, Fla., whose company grows tomatoes and vegetables and also farms in California and South Carolina. "When I go to a chain store in our area in May and they're running a promotion on a Canadian product when we've got that product literally across the street, that gets my attention. That's w here the trend has gone in our industry and w e need help. I'd like to see the state agriculture commissioner's of ce get involved. We always have an opportunity to improve." Reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act late last year can help Florida growers move product, Stenzel says. The act set new nutrition standards for school meals and sent a strong message about healthy foods throughout schools. It also expanded farm-to-school programs. "The Child Nutrition Act is going to be a major factor. It's an overhaul of the program. It calls for an extra serving of fruits and vegetables a day," Stenzel says. That should be a hefty boost to the fruit and vegetable market, he says, and increase opportunities for growers supplying fresh product during winter months. All those things sound good but the reality remains that Florida's farmers face a number of pressing day-to-day concerns that make it tough to anticipate a rosy future. Jack Payne, University of Florida senior vice president for agriculture, ticks them off: "What's the cost of energy going to be? Do I have enough water to produce crops? Or enough labor to harvest? Who does the farming in the future? It's dif cult for young farmers to get in today." Calling for increased research funding, Payne says, "The exotic pests and diseases we face in Florida are big problems. Eighty- ve percent of the imported plant material comes through Miami International Airport. Only two percent gets inspected. We need to work on this to be competitive." With an E-Verify bill, the Legal Workforce Act, moving through Congress as the FFVA group met, the issue of labor and immigration overrode other concerns. That contentious legislation, panned by these farmers, would crosscheck Social Security numbers and names to prevent undocumented workers from getting jobs. "There's no question labor and the potential of a labor shortage in the future is the number one issue. Food safety is of no matter if we can't harvest the crop," Stenzel says. It is time for all of agriculture to come together over the labor issue, Hoblick says. "We'd better stand shoulder-to-shoulder, especially in the legislative arena, and recognize what are the groundrules. We need to address the general challenges that affect all of us and let legislators know the importance of agriculture across this state," Hoblick says. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 SUBMITTED PHOTO‘Twas the Night before Christmas’Second grader, Calvin Walker AKA Santa Claus, starred in the KEC/Canal Point Elementary production of “Twas the Night before Christmas” on Monday, Dec. 19. A thank you to all of the parents who attended. FFVA Convention — Looking Ahead: Some Positives Amid Downsides

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 Tuesday, peering and peeking over at the lone deputy holding guard to the entrance of one of the most active roadways in South Florida. Local law enforcement agencies reacted to a thick fog which had made travel dangerous for anyone on the roads, and shut down a huge stretch of road, all the way from South Bay to Broward County. With visibility at times no better than a quartermile out, the fog dove in and out of drivers’ line of sight. Jan. 27: Detectives are busy working on two cases on Sunday which left two men dead. In two incidents on Sunday, in two separate cities, two Glades area men were violently shot down in plain sight. In the wake of the crimes, investigators are asking the public to provide any information to help catch the gunmen. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the rst incident at approximately 6:20 p.m., called out to Lakeside Medical Center in reference to the death of a man, Reginal Mila, 26, of Belle Glade.FebruaryFeb. 3: If country superstar Mel Tillis hadn’t been the hard-headed sort, he might have spent his life as a baker. Lonnie Melvin Tillis grew up in the small town of Pahokee, Fla., on the banks of Lake Okeechobee. Tillis said he grew up in his father’s bakery shop, and he didn’t care for the work. But his career came down to two things, or so his father thought. “You gotta go to school or be a baker,” he said. “Daddy, I don’t want to be a baker,” Tillis responded. So, his father said that he was going to start taking rent out of his son’s pay (“but I was living here free 15 minutes ago,” Tillis wailed), and then told him to go pick up the mail. As Tillis walked to the post of ce, he saw an Air Force recruiter “with a pretty uniform on.” He ended up at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Feb. 10: To Ashley Tripp, Torry Island is a return to childhood, when visiting the site after school or on weekends was the thing to do. It used to be such a wonderful place, she likes to remember, and one day it will see a return to form, she said. That is the plan. Up until a few years ago, the city of Belle Glade maintained the campground, making sure that everything was tip-top shape around the marina and island. The city maintained the property and saw to it that it was kept clean and well-managed, but in light of hurricanes saw the area decline to just a shadow of what it once was. The number of campers dwindled, with many leaving to other sites around the lake, in Clewiston, Moore Haven, Okeechobee. The trash and rubble could be seen many months after Hurricane Wilma hit, despite the city’s best efforts and intentions to clean it. So the city took a bold step in another direction: it put a bid out for a management company to take over the site with a lease, handing over the site’s management operations to the Torry Island Recreational Management Corporation. Two men behind the project are Bart Perryman and Larue Tripp. Feb. 17: The members of the Palm Beach County Commission voted Feb. 15 in favor of sending a letter to the Florida Department of Transportation demanding that they expedite the guardrail project along State Road 80. It is the most direct action yet on the part of the county to address the number of deaths along the highway. “Palm Beach County demands that the Florida Department of Transportation immediately commence the guardrail placement project … in order to expeditiously avert further avoidable deaths of children, parents and other motorists traveling this highway,” the resolution read. Feb. 24: It was the last straw capping off several weeks of investigations, nger-pointing, harassment and disappointment for the longtime law enforcement man. Calling attention to deputies not following procedure should have been an easy x, yet instead, Corporal Leonardo Bailum said he was targeted for being a “whistleblower.” Leonardo Bailum said the thing that shocked him most -that actually brought him to tears -was when he received word that Lt. Mike Morris, who he had known as Big Mike for many years, said he didn’t have a personal relationship with Bailum. He even stated that they had never even eaten lunch together.MarchMarch 3: On Tuesday, hundreds of residents are expected to take to the polls on Election Day to vote in the area’s newest municipal commissioners. There are a few closely watched races featured in the March 8 elections, and candidates are making last minute preparations and getting the word out for their election and re-election campaigns. March 10: It was a night for the incumbents. All three commissioners in the running in the Glades managed to hold on to their seats for another term, handily beating their challengers on Election Day on Tuesday. A steady stream of voters poured into the polling places throughout the cities of Belle Glade and South Bay, casting their vote in the municipal elections that saw three seats up for grabs. March 17: As the ceremony got started, and students gathered around to look at the time capsule, administrators and students already wondered about the day they would be digging it back up. “Oooh, I’ll still be young in 25 years. I’ll be 40!” said one. “I’ll be dead,” joked Coach Manny Perez. Before the time capsule burial, a yearbook was passed around to all of the students. Ryan Walker, the Junior Class President, wanted to make sure that everyone had gotten a chance to put their personal stamp on the project. And in everything went: stuffed toy gators, bags with clothing, recent newspapers, including Glades Day’s own “Swamp News,” and even an iPod loaded with hit songs. “I’m not sure if that one will still work in 25 years,” said Ryan. March 24: 24-year-old Jervenski Javon Parker, of Pahokee, was killed when he was thrown from his ATV on March 18 after colliding with a wire cable that blocked his path, of cial reports state. The accident happened at around 5:30 p.m. as he was riding on a dirt road just south of the Rim Canal and Section 20. According to reports, he struck a metal-encased cable which served to block a portion of the path. Of cial reports state that Parker was thrown from the ATV, which came to a stop in a drainage ditch. Parker was airlifted from the scene to St. Mary’s and was pronounced dead. Lt. Frith, Florida Highway Patrol, commented on the accident. March 31: The Glades area was well-represented at the 35th Annual Palm Beach County Sports Commission’s Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on March 27. Held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, a plethora of awards were distributed, including High School Coach of the Year honors for former Glades Central Raiders head coach Jessie Hester. Hester, who led Glades Central to a 36-4 overall record and two Class 2A state title game appearances in his three seasons at the helm, was selected over fellow nominees Pete Walker (Glades Day – football) and Randy Jackson (Palm Beach Gardens – baseball). “Lots of hard work goes into it,” Hester said upon receiving his award. “The head coach gets the glory and the blame most of the time. But we understand that the guys behind us really do all the work. I try not to gain off kids’ efforts, so to speak….I feel like I owe the game, so to just to give back and coach the kids, it’s all a rewarding experience for me.”AprilApril 7: A morning crop dusting run over a neighboring corn eld left pesticides, fungicides and fertilizer drifting over Gove Elementary last Thursday. At 8:16 a.m., Principal Ann Turner put Gove on Code Red and locked down the school; keeping teachers and students indoors to limit exposure as much as possible. Some children and staff were reporting of itchy skin at the time. Tim O’Connor, of the Palm Beach County Health Department, stated that it appeared that the crop duster did not spray the school but that the spray drifted over the school due to wind direction and proximity of the corn eld to Gove Elementary. April 14: The new West Detention Center and Law Enforcement Headquarters for the Western Region, located in Belle Glade is completed. This $117 million project, which began in November 2007, was scheduled for completion and occupation on April 9. The new facility added 640 jail beds to the PBSO Department of Corrections. In addition, the new building houses Law Enforcement Operations for Districts 5, 11, 12 and 13 which encompass all of the Glades Communities. The new facility features state-ofthe art technologies which will enhance public safety and services while reducing long-term costs. Many law enforcement and correctional tasks are being automated, thus greatly reducing the number of “man hours” formerly required for such tasks. April 21: “Are we having reworks this year?” That was the hot topic of the day for those attending the Black Gold Jubilee last Saturday, April 16. The answer: a resounding “yes.” Finally, after two years of unforeseen mishaps that cancelled the show, Jubilee attendees enjoyed reworks. The 2011 Black Gold Jubilee ended Saturday night with a big bang as Zambelli, the South Florida pyrotechnics company hired to put on the show, were able to deliver a show 25 percent bigger than in years past. Not since 2008 has the Jubilee concluded with the traditional reworks display so anticipated by crowds who enjoy this end-of-harvest celebration. Drought conditions caused last minute cancellation in 2009. Then, a glitch at the warehouse involving Homeland Security made it impossible for the technician to access the reworks last year. This year’s lack of rainfall also threatened to derail Saturday’s reworks again, but several inches of rain received in the past few weeks made it possible for the re marshal to give the green light. April 28: The man was like a modern-day cat burglar, entering businesses from roofs, air conditioning vents, anything and everything he could manage to pry open. He hit suddenly and he hit quick, stumping the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce only as long as it took to recover video of the man at his craft. “This guy, he was good,” said Detective Sgt. Trevor Cayson, who seemed genuinely surprised by what the man was able to accomplish during his short crime spree. “A lot of people drop in but they can’t get out. He got in and went back through the same hole like it didn’t even bother him.” It will likely bother him now. Ryan Williams, 28, was tracked down by detectives for a possible connection to the crimes. He is charged with eight counts of burglary, eight counts of grand theft.May May 5: Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce investigators are determined to get a break in the shooting death of a Belle Glade man. Calling on the help of the community, PBSO of cials are describing the victim a “loving husband and father” who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Gaspar Ambriz was killed on the morning of April 27 in the area of 715 Mobile Home Park in Belle Glade. According to information released by the sheriff’s of ce, Ambriz was one of two Hispanic males standing outside of a residence at the mobile home park when two black males approached. May 12: A Belle Glade woman died Friday afternoon just east of town, reports the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce. Her car was one of three that collided on Canal Street, with a truck plowing through her SUV. The woman was not wearing a seat belt at the time, and suffered severe injuries that sent her to a hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. According to witnesses at the scene, the sound of the impact was loud enough to surprise employees of a nearby car dealership. A look at the crash scene revealed the mangled remains of the three cars involved. May 19: According to Arif Ahmed investigators have yet to solve a shooting at his store because of a singular reason: they’re scared. “They’re de nitely scared,” said the owner of Glades Food Market in Belle Glade. “If you go outside right now, you won’t see any police.” Perhaps in response to feeling helpless in the wake of a shooting at his store, which left an employee of his injured, Ahmed said he doesn’t expect that the shooter will ever be found. “You see them sitting down and reading the paper, but they’re not here,” said Ahmed. The incident happened May 12 on Martin Luther King Blvd. in Belle Glade, according to a report released by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce. Deputies responded at just after 2 a.m. that morning to nd the store clerk suffering from a gunshot wound. May 26: As residents approach the possible shutdown of Glades Correctional Institution in Belle Glade, many wonder if it isn’t the barrel of a gun that they’re seeing. Several big companies have shuttered their doors in the Glades but those closures happened when the area wasn’t in such dire straits as it is today. In some pockets of the Glades, unemployment casts a pall at more than 40 percent unemployment. The problem is a simple one: people need jobs. The solution? No one has quite gured it out yet. Aggravating the situation is the issue of the privatization of correctional institutions in Florida. The politically charged argument has rung in the halls of the capitol in Tallahassee, but its reverberations locally are about to be felt.JuneJune 2: In a story characterized by events that happened long after the thing that sparked them, 29-year-old Jaret Rodriguez has been charged in the death of a bicyclist. Rodriguez is said to have been drunk when he ran into an elderly Belle Glade man. Nearly ten months later, he is facing a D.U.I. manslaughter charge for his role in the death of the man. The accident happened during the early morning hours of July 31, 2010. June 9: Education, fun, unity and camaraderie. All of those qualities showed at the NFL’s second annual High School Player Development football camp at the city of Pahokee’s Recreational Complex from June 3-4. Sponsored by a REVIEWContinued  1 SEE REVIEW  20

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YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2278 2007 1214334-010000U0120 James Sykes Lot 15, Block U, Harlen Addition No. 3, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 7, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. 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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 13, 2011 and entered in Case No. 22-2010-CA-000168 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 SEGUNDO A. RUGEL; ELVIA L. RUGEL; MIGUEL R. ZUAZO; ELVIA Z. ZUAZO; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 19th day of January, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING WITHIN LOTS 2 AND 3 OF THE UNRECORDED R.B. BOWDEN SUBDIVISION AS SHOWN IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 217, PAGES 1022 AND 1023, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID LOT BEING PART OF AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION OF TRACTS 17, 18, 22 AND PART OF 21, IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 42S, RANGE 32E, GLADES COUNTY, FLORID A MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL OF LOT 2 LESS THE NORTHEASTERLY 132.17 FEET THEREOF, AND THE NORTHEASTERL Y 50.34 FEET OF LOT 3, BEING THE SAME AS PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN DEED IN OFFICIAL RECORD BOOK 217, PAGE 1022, GLADES COUNT Y RECORDS. A/K/A 2485 RIVERSIDE DRIVE MOOREHAVEN, FL 33471 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 le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 14, 2011. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ Julie Yarborough Deputy Cler k Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10036672 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.406120 CN 12/29/2011 1/5/2012 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston Fl 33440 on January 9, 2012 at 10:00a.m.: 1996 Ford, 1FTEF15Y4TLA27939 406163 CN 12/29/2011 REQUEST FOR BIDS HENDRY COUNTY SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF COWBOY WAY, FROM AMANDA STREET TO WALLEN STREET AND FROM CARLYLE STREET TO SR 29 BID No. 2012-04 Opening Date and Time: January 19, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for Sidewalk Construction on the south side of Cowboy Way, from Amanda Street to Wallen Street and from Carlyle Street to SR 29. Firms properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their bid for consideration. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by 2:00 p.m. on January 19, 2012, at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any bids received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference to be held on January 5, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Hendry County Engineering, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from Atkins, 1514 Broadway, Suite 203, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (for pick up and mailing address), or by calling 239-334-7275. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 405352 CB/CN 12/15,22,29/2011 1/5/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2605 2007 2164329-A0000090100 Brian K. Quinn Begin at the Northeast corner of Section 16, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence South 00 degrees 50’ 32” East 2445.71 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence South 89 degrees 37’ 06” West 719.28 feet; thence South 00 degrees 51’ 26” East 121.83 feet; thence South 43 degrees 02’ 43” East 695.13 feet; thence N 89 degrees 37’ 06” East 252.28 feet; thence North 00 degrees 50’ 35” West 633.22 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. EXCLUDING the Northerly 175.87 feet of the Easterly 175.87 feet and EXCLUDING the following: Begin at the Northeast corner of Section 16, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence South 03 degrees 31’ 11” East 2624.37 feet to the Point-of-Beginning; thence South 86 degrees 51’ 28” West 667.33 feet; thence South 45 degrees 48’ 22” East 617.84 feet; thence North 86 degrees 51’ 28” East 252.28 feet to the East line of Section 16; thence North 03 degrees 36’ 11” West along the East line 454.34 feet to the Point-of-Beginning. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404382 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 688 2007 1204529-A0000260100 Robert Dale Dunaway and Pamela O. Dunaway The parcel hereon described is situated in the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 20, Township 45 South, Range 29 east, Hendry County, Florida, and more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said Section 20, being the Point of Beginning; thence N 05 degrees 25’10”W, (basis for bearing being the Sun Oil Company Plat, as prepared by Johnson-Hall Associates, Inc.), along the West section line of said Section 20, a distance of 1,486.38 feet; thence N 89 degrees 32’13” E, along the quarter-quarter section line a distance of 469.26 feet; thence S 05 degrees 25’10” E, a distance of 1,487.96 feet to the South section line of said Section 20; thence S 89 degrees 43’54” W, along said South section line, a distance of 469.40 feet to the Point of Beginning. Subject to a 30.00 feet road easement along and across the North boundary thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405815 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE HIGHLAND GLADES WATER CONTROL DISTRICT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the following is a Schedule of Regular Meetings and Annual Landowners’ Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Highland Glades Water Control District for the Year 2012. All Regular Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the months listed below at 2:00 p.m. in the Law Of ces of Caldwell Pacetti, Edwards Schoech & Viator LLP, One Clearlake Centre, 250 South Australian Avenue, Suite 600, West Palm Beach, Florida. The Annual Landowners’ Meeting is held on the 2nd Monday of June at 2:00 p.m. the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative, 3rd Floor, West Sugar House Road, Belle Glade, Florida. The purpose of the meetings is to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a meeting, because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District’s Attorney at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. MEETING DATES Monday, April 9, 2012 Monday, June 18, 2012, ANNUAL LANDOWNER’S MEETING Belle Glade followed by the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Monday, August 13, 2012 Monday, October 8, 2012 Monday, December 10, 2012 By: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. Highland Glades Water Control District Dated this Tuesday, 20th day of December, 2011 406225 BGS 12/29/2011 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND QA TESTING SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH WEST COWBOY WAY FROM AMANDA STREET TO WALLEN STREET AND FROM CARLYLE STREET TO SR 29 IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA FM# 428104-1 RFQ. No: 2012-08 OPENING DATE: JANUARY 19, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Hendry County is seeking engineering rms interested in providing professional services in connection with the construction of a sidewalk on West Cowboy Way from Amanda Street to Wallen Street and from Carlyle Street to SR 29. Firms submitting must have expertise in construction administration, quality assurance testing, and any other requirements that FDOT may impose in the LAP Agreement. Proposers shall have all services available in-house or may propose multiple rms which have joined together to provide the various required disciplinary services in order to offer a complete submission. Individuals and rms properly registered in the State of Florida are encouraged to submit their quali cations for consideration. All submittals (see Part IV, Submission Requirements) received in response to this RFQ will be reviewed by a County Evaluation Committee. In order to be considered, submittals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C. E. Hall Building (Clerk’s Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by 2:00 p.m. on January 19, 2012, 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 Purchasing Of ce, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, FL 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220. Instructions and RFQ documents will be emailed upon request; however, Hendry County will not guarantee the accuracy 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 405351 CB/CN 12/15,22,29/2011 1/5/2012

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PALM BEACH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITYDEVELOPMENT (HCD) NOTICE OF FIRST AND SECOND MORTGAGE FINANCING FUNDING AVAILABILITYPalm Beach County's Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is accepting applications from individuals seeking fu nding under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program II (NSPII). Pre-applications are available directly from HCD or may be downloaded from the HCD website at www.pbcgov.com/hcd. Applications must be submitted in person and will be accepted year-round until funding has been exhausted. Activity Description: The NSPII First and Second Mortgage Loan Program was developed to provide first mortgage loan financing at 4 percent interest r ate (4.9% APR) fixed for 30 years, and a second mortgage loan at zero percent interest, in the form of a forgivable loan to run concurrently to the first mortgage loan for 30 years. The first mortgage loan is amortized over 30 years and has mandatory escrow requirements for real esta te property taxes and homeowners hazard insurance. The second mortgage loan does not have a monthly repayment requirement. The second mortgage loan provides "gap" financing. Eligible uses of the second mortgage are: down payment assistance, closing costs, and rehabilita tion costs. Eligible dwellings must be foreclosed, abandoned, or vacant residential properties located within the Urban Redeve lopment Area (URA) or the Glades Regional Target Area (GRTA). Eligible households earning up to 120% Area Median Income (AMI), who do not own a home are eligible to participate in the program (credit and asset provisions apply). The home must remain the principal residence of th e applicant for the life of the loan. Amount Available: $11,865,400.00 is available for first and second mortgage loan financing. Rate__________ T erm____ Points Maximum after rehabilitation value 4% (4.90% APR)30 years0$211,375* *HUD Median Purchase Price Guidelines Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for the NSPII include individuals who are not current homeowners, have a middle FICO credit score of 600, a nd meet income and household eligibility guidelines. Eligible applicants are required to reside in the home as their principal place of residency. Eligible Rehabilitation: Applicants may use up to $50,000 to rehabilitate the dwelling. Rehabilitation funding will be deducted from the maximum award o f the second mortgage loan. Program Requirements/General Information: 1.Affordability Guidelines: Annual Income Limits for West Palm Beach and Boca Raton Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) FY2011 Area Median Income (AMI) $63,300 2.Eligible Program Areas: All properties purchased must be located in either the County's "Urban Redevelopment Areas". The east area boundaries are generally described as: Community Drive to the North; the Lake Worth Drainage District L-14 Canal to the South; I-95 to the East; and extends to various points West as far as Jog Road; or the Glades Region Target Area generally described as: the municipalities of South Bay, Belle Glade, and Pahokee, and the unincorporated area of Canal Point. 3.Other criteria: The sales price (including any rehabilitation) cannot exceed $211,375, which represents 95% of the median sales price, and must reflect at least a one percent (1%) discount of the "as is" appraised value. The home purchased must be used as the purchaser 's primary place of residence. The first mortgage will be provided in the form of a 30 year fixed rate mortgage, with an interest rate not to exceed 4% (APR of 4.9%). The second mortgage loan may also be provided to NSPII homebuyers to assist with rehabilitation, closing costs, and down paymen t assistance. The Second mortgage loan provided shall not exceed $100,000 for very low income applicants (0-50% AMI), $65,000 for low income applicants (51-80% AMI), and $50,000 for moderate income applicants (81-120% AMI). The second mortgage loan shall bear no interest and shall be forgiven after thirty (30) years if all affordability provisions are met. All mortgage financing requests are sub ject to funding availability. Paper Copy Version: can be picked up at Housing and Community Development's (HCD) Planning Section, 100 Australian Avenue, Suite 500, West Palm Bea ch, FL33406; Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No alterations or deletions to the application formats are allowed. Incomplete or unsigned applications will not be considered The Zip Codes which are located within the east "Urban Redevelopment Area" are listed below.All the above listed zip code areas contain portions which are not within the "Urban Redevelopment Area". Some of the above listed zip code areas are mostly outside of the "Urban Redevelopment Area". Only properties located within the portions of the zip codes falling within the URAboundaries are eligible for NSP-2 assistance. Glades Region Target Area: The target area encompasses the municipalities of South Bay, Belle Glade, and Pahokee, and the unincorporated area of Canal Poi nt. The creation of the GRTAadded nine census tracts to the NSP2 Program. These are census tracts 80.01; 80.02; 81.01; 81.02; 82.01; 82.02; 82.0 3; 83.01; and 83.02. For additional information about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program II, please call (561) 233-3655 or (561) 233-3688. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE ADA, THIS AD AND DOCUMENTS LISTED CAN BE REQUESTED IN AN ALTERNATE FORMAT. CONTACT HCD AT (561) 233-3660. PUBLISH: December 18th, and 25th; January 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th This is not a commitment to lend. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3617 2008 4104329-03020980170 Robert Goldberg Lot 17, Block 2098, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404386 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1698 2008 1224432-01000310140 Myleen Barrera Lot 14, Block 31, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405838 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3619 2008 4104329-03020990020 Open Space Land, LLC Lot 2, Block 2099, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404391 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3980 2008 4104329-04021560040 Tracy J. Miller Lot 4, Block 2156, Port LaBelle Unit 4, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 86, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404370 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3577 2008 4104329-030000L0020 Odilance Silien Tract L2, Block 2102, Port LaBelle, Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404379 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice City of Clewiston Notice of Passage of Ordinance The Clewiston City Commission conducted a Public Hearing regarding Ordinance No. 2011-04 on December 19, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Commission Chambers, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida. After closing the Public Hearing, the City Commission unanimously adopted an ordinance which is set forth as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2011-04 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE VACATION AND ABANDONMENT OF THAT PORTION OF THE BASILAN CRESCENT STREET & PLAZA LYING NORTH OF LOTS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 OF BLOCK 498, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF THE GENERAL PLAN OF CLEWISTON, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 71 THROUGH 78, WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA; RESERVING A FIVE FOOT UTILITY EASEMENT NORTH OF AND ADJACENT TO LOT 7; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. A copy of the ordinance is available in the City Clerk’s Of ce, City Hall, 115 W. Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, for the inspection of any interested parties. Steve McKown City Manager 406125 CN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3542 2008 4104329-02020800140 Judy G. Hunnel Lot 14, Block 2080, Port LaBelle Unit 2, a subdivision according to the plat thereof Recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 60, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404369 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3692 2008 4104329-03021190160 Edasmet C. Chang & Said Eltanawy Lot 16, Block 2119, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404354 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS 2012 CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT Clewiston Drainage District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 350 W. Arroyo Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 3/14/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 4/11/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 5/16/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 2:00 P.M. Landowner Mtg. 7/11/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 8/15/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 10/10/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 2:00 P.M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 2:00 P.M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CLEWISTON DRAINAGE DISTRICT 405421 CN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS FOR 2012 PELICAN LAKE WATER CONTROL DISTRICTS Pelican Lake Water Control District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 3/14/2012 10:00 A. M. Landowner Mtg. 4/11/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 4/11/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 5/16/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 8/15/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 10/10/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 10:00 A. M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 10:00 A. M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE PELICAN LAKE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 405412 SUN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1634 2008 1224432-01000030080 Azteca Montura Inc Lot 8, Block 3, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404340 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 157 2007 1064428-A0000930000 John C. Shelley Swearingen The East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 6, Township 44 South, Range 28 East, Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404336 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS FOR 2012 EAST BEACH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT East Beach Water Control District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida, 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 3/14/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 4/11/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 5/16/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 8/15/2012 8:00 A. M. Landowner Mtg. 9/12/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 10/10/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 8:00 A. M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 8:00 A. M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE EAST BEACH WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 405403 SUN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS FOR 2012 SOUTH FLORIDA CONSERVANCY DISTRICT South Florida Conservancy District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 11:00 A. M. Landowner Mtg. 3/14/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 3/14/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 4/11/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 5/16/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 8/15/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 10/10/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 11:00 A. M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 11:00 A. M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CONSERVANCY DISTRICT 405419 SUN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 4025 2008 4104329-05021860240 Manuel Garcia Lot 24, Block 2186, Port LaBelle Unit 5, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 104, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404380 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Tarpon IV, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1410 2007 1224432-01000700130 Zo DO LLC & Janet Ames Scharf Lot 13, Block 70, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404367 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS FOR 2012 EAST SHORE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT East Shore Water Control District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida, 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 3/14/2012 9:30 A. M. Landowner Mtg. 4/11/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 4/11/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 5/16/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 8/15/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 10/10/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 9:30 A. M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 9:30 A. M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE EAST SHORE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 405408 SUN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS FOR 2012 SOUTH SHORE DRAINAGE DISTRICT South Shore Drainage District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 10:30 A. M. Landowner Mtg. 3/14/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 3/14/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 4/11/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 5/16/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 8/15/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 10/10/2012 10:30 A. M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 10:30 A.M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 10:30 A.M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE SOUTH SHORE DRAINAGE DISTRICT 405415 SUN 12/29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Verona A, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1407 2007 1224432-01000700040 Zo Do LLC & Janet Ames Scharf Lot 4, Block 70, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38, and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404349 CN 12/8,15,22,29/201 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2584 2008 1314433-A0003940000 Pagan Juan H. Matias The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5982, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404352 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1678 2008 1224432-01000220010 Francisco Ramos Mendez & Irma Maldonado Bermudez Lot 1, Block 22, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405829 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2543 2008 1314433-A0001940000 Raul Martinez The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5703, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404389 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1620 2008 1154432-A0002660100 Maria Egipica Martinez The East one-half of the southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 2648, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405826 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1272 2007 1224432-01000130030 Estate of Benjamin A. Aruca And Estate of Martin Aruca Lot 3 in Block 13 of Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405825 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2539 2008 1314433-A0001780000 Georgina Garcia The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5768, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404384 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella lll, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 987 2007 1134432-A0000230100 Leon & Corina Sacco The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5665, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405820 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1875 2008 124432-A0001040100 Izquiderdo Amparo Gonzalvo The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5216, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404351 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1544 2008 1154432-A0000370000 Carlos R. Morales The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3274, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404388 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 2548 2008 1314433-A0002260000 Everlinda Toledo The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 33 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5826, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404342 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Jolene Funding, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 3637 2008 4104329-03021040060 Maribel Lombo, Ramon Leyva Bahar & Carlos A. Nieves Lombo Lot 6, Block 2104, Port LaBelle Unit 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 73, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404345 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF MEETINGS FOR 2012 PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Pahokee Water Control District Board Meetings will be held at the District Of ce located at 2832 N. Main Street, Belle Glade, Florida, 33430 on the following dates and time: MEETING DATE TIME Board Meeting 1/11/2012 9:00 A.M. Landowner Mtg. 2/15/2012 9:00 A M. Board Meeting 2/15/2012 Following LO Board Meeting 3/14/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 4/11/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 5/16/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 6/13/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 7/11/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 8/15/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 9/12/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 10/10/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 11/14/2012 9:00 A.M. Board Meeting 12/12/2012 9:00 A.M. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the District at (561) 996-2940 at least ve (5) days prior to the date of the proceeding. Dated this 29th day of December, 2011. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE PAHOKEE WATER CONTROL DISTRICT 405405 SUN 12/29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Buying a car? Look in the classifieds. Selling a car? Look in the classifieds. How do you find a job in todays competitive market? In the employment section of the classifieds When doing those chores is doing you in, its time to look for a helper in the classifieds. 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1451 2008 1144432-A0000710000 William Michael Radcliffe And Kathryn L. Radcliffe The West one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast onequarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3589, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of December, 2011 which is the 1st day of December, 2011. Dated this 12th day of October, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 406099 CN 12/29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1893 2008 1254432-A0000120100 Rafael Rodriquez Journet Julia Rivera Corujo The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5127, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404368 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Bids will be received by the District One Of ce until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 19, 2012, for the following Proposals: E1K79A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Delivery, Placement & Maintenance of Sod until established in Highlands County. Budget Estimate: $136,000.00 E1K80A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Delivery, Placement & Maintenance of Sod until established in Okeechobee County. Budget Estimate: $136,000.00 E1K81A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Herbicide Application in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $49,833.00 E1K82A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Highway Lighting Maintenance in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $24,250.00 E1K83A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Mechanical Sweeping of Bridges, Curbs & Gutters in Hardee, Desoto, Manatee, & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $40,000.00 E1K84A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Herbicide Strip Application in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $100,000.00 E1K85A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Edging and Sweeping, Removal & Disposal of Vegetation from Curb & Gutter & Sidewalk Areas in Manatee & Sarasota Counties. Budget Estimate: $110,152.00 E1K86A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Roadside Mowing, Litter Removal, & Chemical Vegetation Control using inside Mowing Deck Application in Manatee County. Budget Estimate: $315,000.00 E1K87A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Roadside Mowing, Litter Removal, Under Deck Herbicide Application & Edging & Sweeping in Desoto County. Budget Estimate: $342,000.00 E1K88A Certi cation of Quali cation is not required for Roadside Mowing, Litter Removal, Under Deck Herbicide Application & Edging & Sweeping in Hardee County. Budget Estimate: $251,500.00 Complete letting advertisement information for this project is available on our website at http://www.dot.state. .us/contractsadministrationdistrict1/: or by calling (863) 519-2559. 406104 CB/CN 12/29/2011 1/5/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Crystal l, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 416 2007 1324229-A0000560300 Estate of Sarah J. Sawatzky a/k/a Rhonda Tanski The West one-half of the following described property as divided by a NorthSouth line parallel to the East boundary thereof: The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter AND the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter, excluding the East 178.99 feet and excluding the North 150 feet of the West 375 feet of Section 32, Township 42 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress and egress over the North 30 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405814 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 Reading a newspaper helps you plan your time wisely.No wonder newspaper readers enjoy life more! Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it? 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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Crystal l, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1156 2007 1144432-A0002470100 Carlos Pelaez & Otto A Villamizar The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Lot 2895, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405823 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1897 2008 1254432-A0000230000 Berner Joseph & Lindalle Joseph The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5152, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Second Thursday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 12th day of January, 2012 Dated this 30th day of November, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 404378 CN 12/8,15,22,29/2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT County of Hendry, Florida, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 1919 2008 1254432-A0000560100 Henri Wurfbain & Juliana Wurfbain The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5095, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405828 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Winder VI, LLC, the holders of the following certi cate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certi cate number, year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: CERT. NAME IN NO. YEAR DESCRIPTION WHICH ASSESSED 769 2007 1224331-010000O0120 Estate of Earl B. Miller and James R. Reynolds 43 Hastings C West Palm Beach, FL 30384-0736 Lot 12, Block O, the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 22, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the Fourth Tuesday in the month of January, 2012 which is the 26th day of January, 2012 Dated this 14th day of December, 2011 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 405816 CN 12/22,29/2011 & 1/5,12/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Get a quick response to any item you may be sellin g with a classified ad. Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Get a quick response to any item you may be selling with a classified ad. NOTICE OF 2012 PUBLIC MEETINGS The Florida Governmental Utility Authority (“FGUA”) announces public meetings to which all interested persons are invited. The FGUA is a legal entity and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01, Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement among Citrus County, Florida, DeSoto County, Florida, Hendry County, Florida, Lee County, Florida, Pasco County, Florida, and Polk County, Florida. The regular meetings for calendar year 2012 will be held on the following dates, times and locations: January 19, 2012 at 10:00 am, Golden Gate Community Center Room A&B, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, FL 34116 February 23, 2012 at 9:00 am, MacDill AFB-Albert B. Arrighi Base Education Center & Base Library, Bldg. 252, 8102 Condor Street, Tampa, FL 33621 To include Strategic Planning Session and review of MacDill Utility System. March 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Central Florida Development Council, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale, FL 33823 April 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm, West Pasco Government Center, Commission Chambers, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654 May 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Microtel Inn & Suites, 1320 Business Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 June 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Suncoast Estates Community Center, 2241 Case Lane, North Ft. Myers, FL 33917 July 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm, West Pasco Government Center, Commission Chambers, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654 August 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm, DeSoto County Administration Bldg., Commission Chambers, 201 East Oak Street, Arcadia, FL 34266 September 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Golden Gate Community Center Room A&B, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, FL 34116 October 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm, West Pasco Government Center, Commission Chambers, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654 November 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Microtel Inn & Suites, 1320 Business Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 December 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm, Suncoast Estates Community Center, 2241 Case Lane, North Ft. Myers, FL 33917 For the February 23, 2012 meeting persons wishing to attend will be required to provide generally accepted of cial identi cation and are urged to contact the Board Clerk at the number below for access information. The FGUA Board will address general operating issues of the FGUA. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the FGUA with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board at (877) 552-3482 or (407) 629-6900, at least three business days prior to the date of the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk to the FGUA Board at (877) 552-FGUA or (407) 629-6900. 406237 CN 12/29/2011 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty DATE: 1/10/12 SUBJECT AREA: 111 Non-Discrimination EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for non-discrimination. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 413.08(3) F.S., Title VI and VIII of C.R.A., 1001.42, and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 413.08(3) F.S., Title VI and VIII of C.R.A., 1001.42, and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for non-discrimination. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on January 10, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice : The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 404517 CN 12/15,22,29 CB 12/29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE SHAWANO WATER CONTROL DISTRICT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the following is a Schedule of Regular Meetings and Annual Landowners Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Shawano Water Control District for the Year 2012. Regular Board of Supervisors Meetings will be held on the 3rd Friday of each month, and the Annual Landowners Meeting will take place on the 4th Friday, in June, unless meeting date con icts with a holiday, and will take place at the Sugar Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, Florida. The dates and times are listed in the Schedule below. The purpose of the meetings is to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a meeting, because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District’s Attorney at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. Friday, January 20, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting Friday, February 17, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting Friday, April 20, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting Friday, June 22, 2012 8:30 a.m. ANNUAL LANDOWNERS’ MEETING followed by the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Friday, July 20, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting Friday, August 17, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting Friday, October 19, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Gladeview Board meeting Friday, December 21, 2012 8:30 a.m. By: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. Shawano Water Control District Dated this Tuesday, 20th day of December, 2011 406141 BGS 12/29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 22-2010-CA-000128 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT M. SHEFFER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 13, 2011 and entered in Case No. 22-2010CA-000128 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., is the Plaintiff and ROBERT M. SHEFFER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMNG BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1 N/K/A CLARA SUE HELLARD, and TENANT #2 N/K/A DAFFENY L. ALBRITTON are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 19th day of January, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL 1 LOT 4, POLLYWOG CREEK, A MOBILE HOME SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 117 AND 118, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL 2 A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A 3 INCHES BY 3 INCHES CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF POLLYWOG CREEK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 117 AND 118, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID POLLYWOG CREEK SUBDIVISION, 32.70 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4 OF SAID SUBDIVISION ADN THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING OF THE LANDS HEREIN DESCRIBED; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, 42.06 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 26 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 39 SECONDS WEST, 129.89 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 40 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 4, 153.08 FEET TO SAID NORTH LINE OF POLLYWOG CREEK AND THE POINT-OF-BEGINNING. THERE IS A MOBILE HOME AFFIXED TO THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. (REDM)(1997), I.D. #(FLA14611078A&B). A/K/A 22530 SHAWNEE COURT, 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 Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 14, 2011. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ Julie Yarborough Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10033924**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding.406123 CN 12/29/2011 1/5/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DISTRICT FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2012 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the following is the Schedule of Regular Meetings and Annual Landowners’ Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the EVERGLADES AGRICULTURAL AREA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DISTRICT for the Calendar Year 2012. All meetings of the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District Board of Supervisors will be held on the 2nd Friday of each month (unless meeting date con icts with a holiday) at 9:00 a.m. in the University of Florida/IFASEverglades Research and Educational Center, 3200 E. Palm Beach Road, Belle Glade, FL 33430. The purpose of the meetings is to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a meeting, because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District’s Attorney at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. MEETING DATES Friday, January 13, 2012 Friday, February 10, 2012 Friday, March 9, 2012 Friday, April 13, 2012 Friday, May 11, 2012 Friday, June 8, 2012 Friday, July 13, 2012-ANNUAL LANDOWNERS’ MEETING Followed by the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Friday, August 10, 2012 Friday, September 14, 2012 Friday, October 12, 2012 Friday, November 9, 2012 Friday, December 14, 2012 By: CHARLES F. SCHOECH, ESQ. Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District 406067 CGS 12/29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. 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LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Hedrick Brothers Construction / Asset Builders (Construction Managers) for The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida; will receive ‘Subcontractor Quali cation Information’ until January 13, 2012 for Phase Two Gove Elementary School Modernization, Belle Glade, Florida. Phase Two will consist of construction of a new 121,000 sf / 924 student station Elementary School. The Project is scheduled to achieve LEED Silver Certi cation. Phase One Site Remediation / Site Preparation work is not included within Phase Two. Interested bidders that have been previously pre-quali ed by the Construction Manager are required to complete Subcontractor Request for Invitation to Bid. All other interested bidders are required to complete Subcontractor Quali cation Statement. The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida has a minimum goal of 9% Certi ed African American M/WBE participation for this Project. Only rms Certi ed by the School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida or State of Florida Of ce of Supplier Diversity or its successors are accepted for participation as an African American M/WBE Firm. The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida has a goal of at least a 10% Local Vendor and Local Worker Participation. Local is de ned as Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay, Canal Point and Lake Harbor. Construction funding for the project is secured through a Federal Assistance Program for Quali ed School Construction Bonds. All Subcontractors shall be required to comply with all applicable requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act and Department of Labor regulations. The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida and / or Construction Manager reserve the right to reject any or all offers / proposals or to accept any offers / proposals which is in its best interest. The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida and / or Construction Manager also reserve the right to waive any informalities, irregularities and technicalities in procedure. All cost incurred by Subcontractor / Proposer in preparing a proposal response shall be the sole responsibility of the Subcontractor / Proposer. Interested Bidders, please forward your request for a ‘Subcontractor Quali cation Statement’ by email to estimating@hedrickbrothers.com or fax to 561.681.5088. All inquiries shall be by email or fax as indicated above. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 405905 CN 12/22,29/2011 1/5/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE GLADEVIEW WATER CONTROL DISTRICT FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the following is a Schedule of Regular Meetings and Annual Landowners’ Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Gladeview Water Control District for the Year 2012. The Regular Board of Supervisors Meetings will be held on the 3rd Friday of each month, and the Annual Landowners meeting will take place on the 4th Friday in June, unless meeting date con icts with a holiday, and will take place at the Sugar Farms Co-op, Atlantic Sugar Mill Road, Belle Glade, Florida. The dates and times are listed in the Schedule below. The purpose of the meetings is to transact any and all business that may come before the Board. If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a meeting, because of a disability or physical impairment, should contact the District’s Attorney at (561) 655-0620 at least ve (5) calendar days prior to the Meeting. MEETING DATES Friday, January 20, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting Friday, March 16, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting Friday May 18, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012 10:30 a.m. ANNUAL LANDOWNERS’ MEETING followed by the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING Friday, July 20, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, August 17, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting Friday, September 21, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting Friday, November 16, 2012 8:30 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2012 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the Shawano Board meeting By: Charles F. Schoech, Esq. Gladeview Water Control District Dated this 20th day of December, 2011 406142 BGS 12/29/2011 Public Notice Public Notice 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 22-2010-CA-000042 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff vs. CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T. NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN, ET AL Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated SEPTEMBER 3, 2010 and subsequent Order entered Dec. 16, 2011 in Case No. 22-2010-CA-000042 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES, County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIOANL ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T. NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN; AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CINDY THAO NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY T. NGUYEN A/K/A CINDY NGUYEN, IF ANY; TRUC THI NGUYEN A/K/A TRUC NGUYEN; AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRUC THI NGUYEN A/K/A TRUC NGUYEN, IF ANY; TRUC NGUYEN, IF ANY; TRUC THI NGUYEN A/K/A TRUC NGUYEN, AS TRUSTEE OF THE TRUC NGUYEN LIVING TRUST DATED JULY 11, 2005; GARY VUONG; AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GARY VUOUG, IF ANY; GARY VUOUNG, AS TRUSTEE OF THE TRUC NGUYEN LIVING TRUST DATED JULY 11, 2005; CABBAGE WOODS RANCHES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s), whether living or not, and wheather said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named Defendant(s) are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, of the GLADES County Courthouse, Florida, at 11 a.m. on the 19th day of January, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: Exhibit “A” Street Address: Lot 76 Cabbage Woods Ranches (Unrecorded) Being a parcel of land lying in a portion of Section 7, Township 36, South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. and being more Particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 7; Thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E, along the north line of Said Section 7, far a distance of 2071.75 feet to the point-of-beginning; thence continue N 89 03’ 08” E, Along said North line of Section 7, for a distance of 515.60 feet to a point; Thence bear SOO 09’ 20” E for a distance of 1732.09 feet to a point; Thence bear S 89 03’ 08: W for a distance .a distance of 61.91 feet to a point; Thence bear N 82 31’ 02” W for a distance a distance of 238.73 feet, to a point; Thence bear S 89 03’ 08” W for a distance of 217.06 feet to a point; Thence bear N 00 09’ 20” W for a distance of 1732.09 feet to the point-of-beginning. And being subject to any and all easements, Restrictions, Reservations and/or Rights-of-Way of record including. But not limited to. the following described easements: An easement for the purpose of utilities and drainage being nope particularly described as the North 50.00 feet of the above described parcel. And; An easement for the purpose of Ingress, Egress, Utilities and Drainage being hope particularly described as the south 50.00 feet of the above described parcel. And An easement for the purpose of utilities being mope particularly described as the east 5.00 feet and the West 5.00 feet of the above described property, together with that certain 60.00 feet ingress and egress easement as recorded in Of cial Records Book 226, Page 37, of the Public Records of Glades County. Florida. Together with and subject to ease-ments for the purpose of ingress, egress, utilities and drainage, being more particularly described as follows: the West 100 00 feet of Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East. Glades County Florida. and the West 100 00 feet of Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County Florida. And lying in Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County Florida. being 100.00 feet in width, Lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 7, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. Thence bear S 00 09’ 20” E, along the West line of said Section 7, for a distance of 1538.15 feet to the point-of-beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear S 60 38’ 32 E for a distance of 425.01 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E fora distance of 426. 25 feet to a point; thence bear N 87 21’ 34” E for a distance of 695.26 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E for a distance of 797.98 feet to a point; thence bear S 82 31’ 02” E for a distance of 238:73 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E for a distance of 400.00 feet to a point; thence bear N 77 55’ 39” E for a distance of 181.40 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 03’ 08” E for a distance cfc 2779.79 feet to the intersection with the saw grass meander line & the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement.andthe South 100.00 feet to the West 1610.36 feet of Section 7, Township 33 South. Range 34 East, Glades County. Florida.And lying in Section 13, Township 38 South, Range 33 East, Glades County. Florida. and in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida. being 100.00 feet in width, and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 18, thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the North line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet East of and parallel with the west line of said Section 18. for a distance of 1333.18 Feet to the pointof-beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear S 89 24’ 30” W for a distance of 2714.92 feet to the intersection with the west boundary line of the East one-half (1/ 2) of said Section 13, and the pointof-terminus of said centerline of Easement. and: lying in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County, Florida being 100.00 feet in width. and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section, thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the North line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet east of and parallel, with the West line of said Section 18 for a distance 1333.18 feet to the point-ofbeginning of said centerline of easement: thence bear N 891 12’ 14” E for a distance of 2013.56 feet to a point; thence bear S 46 12’ 22” E for a distance of 446.17 feet to a point; thence bear 558 58’ 29” E for a distance of 465.28 feet to a point; thence bear N 73 51’ 15” E for a distance of 435.90 feet to a point; thence bear N 46 49’ 59” E for a distance of 658.21 feel to a point; thence bear N 89 12’ 14” E for a distance of 3512.17 feet to a point; thence bear N 69 45’ 24” E for a distance of 359. 83 feet to a point; thence bear N 83 52’ 07” E for a distance of 116.53 feet to a point; thence bear S59 27’ 30” E for a distance of 251.19 feet to a point; thence bear S 89 19’ 08” E for a distance 780.42 feet to the intersection with the sawgrass meander line and the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement. And: lying in Section 13, Township 38 South, Range 33 East, Glades County, Florida. and in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East. Glades County. Florida. being 100.00 feet in width. and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the northwest corner of said Section 18. thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the north line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet east of and parallel with the West line of said Section 18. for a distance of 3999.50 feet to the pointof-beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear S 89 20’ 12” W for a distance of 2049.60 feet to the point-of-terminus of said centerline of easement. And: lying in Section 18, Township 38 South, Range 34 East, Glades County. Florida being 100.00 feet in width. and lying 50.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described Centerline: Commence at the Northwest Corner of said Section 18, thence bear N 89 06’ 55” E, along the north line of said Section 18, for a distance of 35.00 feet to a point; thence bear S 00 18’ 52” E, along a line 35.00 feet East of and parallel with the West line of said Section 18, for a distance of 3850.53 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear N 89 16’ 55” E for a distance of 383.59 feet to a point; thence bear S 45 43’ 05” E for a distance of 210.67 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 16’ 57” E for a distance of 4526.19 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 00’ 40” E for a distance of 2215.95 feet to the intersection with the Sawgrass Meander line and the point-of-terminus of said centerlineof Easement. 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 le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 16th day of December, 2011. JOE FLINT BY: /S/ Julie Yarborough, As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 500 Avenue J, Rm. 102, Moore Haven, FL 33471, Phone No. (941) 335-2299 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Service). 406252 CB/CN 12/29/2011 1/5/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty DATE: 1/24/12 SUBJECT AREA: 339 Homeless Students EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for homeless students. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.42, 1001.43, 1003.01(12) and 1003.21 F.S, The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. § 11431 11436; Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 20 U.S.C. § 6311 6315 CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.42, 1001.43, 1003.01(12) and 1003.21 F.S, The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. § 11431 11436; Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 20 U.S.C. § 6311 6315 FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for homeless students. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on January 24, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. 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19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 nior season with nine interceptions (team-high) for the Raiders, recorded eight tackles and picked off two passes in the rst half from Dade County starting quarterback E.J. Hilliard (Miami Northw estern). It was far and away the best and most talked about defensive performance of the all-star game. "It felt amazing," Brockman III said. "It felt something like my rst interception of my senior season. I felt like I was on the pursuit of greatness towards the next level." Brockman III, who has received college offers from USF, FAU and Bethune-Cookman, said he could see himself playing college football for South Florida by the time National Signing Day hits on Feb. 1, 2012 less than two months away. Brockman III, rated by Rivals.com as the No. 3 overall performer out of about 100 seniors featured in the game, credits his father, John Brockman Jr., his teammates and his coaches for the opportunity to showcase his talents to the country. "My dad taught me how to control my ego and break on the ball when my instincts tell me," said Brockman III, who is also getting looks from the likes of Alabama, Florida, Miami, Texas A&M, Nebraska and Northern Illinois, to name a few more. "I also learned how to adjust to defending taller and somewhat faster opponents. I learned that even though you can't win them all, you can always treat every moment like it's your last." It was also the last high school football game for Gibson, who saw some time at running back on offense and at linebacker on defense. Gibson, who was rated by Rivals.com as the No. 4 overall performer in the all-star game, was recognized at halftime as the Tournament of Champions/Nike South Florida Player of the Year in Palm Beach County. "It's a great feeling to know that someone sees my hard work," said Gibson, who has committed to Wake Forest and is slated to enroll at the university within the next two weeks. As for Wilson, rated by Rivals.com as the No. 2 overall performer in the Nike South Florida all-star game, he scored a touchdown as a wideout in the contest during the second half. Wilson, a three-star college prospect who scored 24 touchdowns for Glades Central in his senior season, currently has college offers from Western Michigan, Marshall and Miami. Of the top ve performers at the Nike South Florida All-Star Game, three of them Wilson (No. 2), Brockman III (No. 3) and Gibson (No. 4) were from Glades Central. South Florida starting quarterback Kedric Bostic, who committed to Princeton, had a hand in all three of his team's touchdowns including a nifty 7-yard touchdown run in the rst half and two second-half touchdown passes. Bostic, who threw a touchdown to Wilson in the second half, gushed about the opportunity to play with the Muck's all-stars. "They're gamers, of course," Bostic said. "They play top-of-the-line football and are really fun to play with." Glades Central head coach Roosevelt Blackmon, who was honored by the Tournament of Champions/Nike South Florida as Palm Beach County's Coach of the Year, beamed with a wide smile when asked about how his players performed. "When you evaluate all the guys on the eld, our kids from Glades Central did very well," said Blackmon, who was on the coaching staff for the South Florida team. "It was a great experience for them." Notes: Johnson (Glades Central) logged in some time at linebacker for South Florida, as he recorded several tackles in the all-star game. Glades Central alum/former NFL star Louis Oliver was among the honorary captains to be recognized prior to the game's kickoff. GAMEContinued  1 PHOTO / CAPTAIN C. PRUSANSKYCar re in Belle GladeOn Monday, Dec. 26, at approximately 2:10 p.m., units from Palm Beach County Station 73 responded to a car re in the 900 block of SW Avenue C in Belle Glade. The crews found an SUV with its engine compartment involved in a re. The crew was able to quickly contain the re, and there were no reported injuries. The cause of the re is still under investigation. PHOTO / NAJI TOBIASFrom left: South Florida’s Don’kevious Johnson, John Brockman III, Roosevelt Blackmon, Jaime Wilson and Dominique Gibson were t he Glades Central Raiders representatives in the Nike South Florida High School All-Star Football Game on Dec. 23 at Traz Powell S tadium in Miami. SUBMITTED PHOTOPioneer Park holiday giftsPioneer Park Staff and Panther Run Staff giving and receiving holiday gifts for their students.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee December 29, 2011 SUBMITTED PHOTOSpecial gifts for Canal Point ElementaryBack to Basics Inc.’s Angel Program gifted students with sneakers, socks, briefs and toys as an early holiday present. Top photo: Principal Dr. Hoffman with Second grade teacher Elida Wray and her class. Bottom photo: KEC/Canal Point Elementary teacher Mrs. Jennifer Brewer and her rst grade class. collaborative effort between the National Football League, the U.S. Army National Guard, the city of Pahokee, the Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce and both the Glades Central Raiders and Pahokee Blue Devils football programs, the two-day initiative featured a bevy of speakers who spoke on a variety of topics that squarely focused on the importance of having a balanced lifestyle. In addition to that, players from both teams engaged in a series of football drills that focused on fundamentals, which led to a series of sevenon-seven clinics. “One of the most important ways to preserve the character and integrity of this great game of football is to empower those who play on the high school level and aspire to become intercollegiate student-athletes,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a letter. June 16: It may have been a moment of regret when minutes after his alleged accomplice shot a man in the face, a suspect phoned the sheriff’s of ce to report the assault. The voice on the line identi ed itself as “Carlos.” Detectives, faced with few clues in the murder of a family man gunned down outside of a home at a mobile home park, pieced together a careful case. Their efforts have reportedly tied the man to the homicide – he and another suspect were arrested last week. Nery Moya, a.k.a. “Carlos,” 20, and Travius Cato, 21, are each facing a charge of rst degree murder while wearing a mask. June 23: The man assigned to address lawlessness in Belle Glade has been accused of it. Mike Morris was formally charged with fraud after an investigation revealed that he xed a ticket for the daughter of a Belle Glade city of cial. The accusation reached its head on Feb. 22 of this year. That’s when Deputy Sheriff Samnang Ith spoke to an investigator with the of ce of the State Attorney about a traf c stop in November for which a ticket he wrote was stricken from the record. Ith detailed a trail of deception leading back to Lt. Morris, related to an incident with 24-year-old Jamie Evans, daughter of Belle Glade Public Relations Coordinator Mary Evans. June 30: John Presley Cohick, 22, and Edward Lewis Pope, 21, died last weekend in a wreck in Columbia County, near the Georgia-Florida line, reported the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened Saturday, June 25, at approximately 9:20 p.m. Cohick was from Belle Glade. Pope was from Pahokee. According to Trooper J.R. Tillie, the vehicle the two men were driving in, a 2008 Ford F-150, was traveling west on U.S. 90, west of Brown Road, when for unknown reasons the truck traveled off the roadway and into the grassy right of way. Investigators believe that the driver, Cohick, was unable to maintain control of the truck, which started to rotate in a clockwise direction when it met the grass. The tires on the truck started to gather dirt in front of them as it slid, which “caused a tripping action” that sent the vehicle airborne. REVIEWContinued  11 WANT TO SUBMIT NEWS? events? | photos? | tips? | stories ? Send us an e-mail at sunnews@newszap.com