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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: 03-15-2012
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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Image sent to minor, suspect tries to blame friendBY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA jzaragoza@newszap.comA Belle Glade man was arrested last week on charges that he sent an image of his penis to an underage girl. The man was caught when the child’s mother intercepted the message. Although the man tried to blame a friend of his for the inappropriate message, investigators were able to retrieve the image from his phone and charge him for the crime. The incident happened last September. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Of ce report, the child’s mother had reportedly taken the girl’s phone as punishment. While looking through the text messages on the phone, a message was received from a “Duke.” It contained the picture. The girl eventually told her mother that Duke was a neighbor who was in his 20s. The mother saw more messages from Duke asking the girl to come outside to meet with him. She continued the text conversation while also calling 911. Deputies arrived to nd the man, Vulgar Picture Message Lands Belle Glade Man in Jail Numbers fares slightly better in the GladesBY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA jzaragoza@newszap.comAccording to Susan Bucher, Palm Beach County’s Supervisor of Elections, voter turnout across the county was dismally low for the March 13 elections -averaging to just above 11 percent. “It’s unfortunate,” remarked Ms. Bucher, whose of ce oversaw elections from Riviera Beach to Boca Raton and all areas in between. The situation was less severe in the Glades. Campaign workers holding up political signs of the various candidates camped out at polling places, major intersections, and could be found interspersed throughout the Voter Turnout Low Throughout County NEW POLITICAL FACES SHAPE GLADES LANDSCAPEBY JOSE JESUS ZARAGOZA jzaragoza@newszap.comThe election easily grabbed the most attention on Tuesday, as Belle Glade and Pahokee voters headed to the polls to select new leaders who will serve their communities for the remainder of 2012 and beyond. Local precincts, for the most part, reported easy going on Election Day, except for a temporary setback in Belle Glade where a machine showed power but was not coming on, according to published reports. Campaign workers holding up political signs of the various candidates camped out at polling places, major intersections, and could be found interspersed throughout the two cities, vying for the attention of the voting public. In the end, the voting public seemed to demand a new future, voting in new faces over the two incumbents who had intended on being re-elected. Incumbents Defeated on Election Day Thursday, March 15, 2012 50¢ Plus tax V ol. 86 No. 3 SEE PICTURE  11 SEE ELECTION  19 SEE VOTES  19 PHOTO / BY JOSE ZARAGOZACampaign workers helped to encourage voters to come out on Election Day in Belle Glade. Thornton Campaigning for Change

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Pioneer Park ElementaryHispanic Celebration Parent Night Thursday, March 15, following our SAC meeting at 5 p.m.in the cafeteria, we will celebrate Hispanic Heritage in a unique way. Choreographed by our music teacher, Ms. Martinez, and presented by several talented young ladies, we will see highlights of important Hispanic accomplishments and historic events. You won’t want to miss this exciting and delightful evening! Differentiated Instruction Continues Ms. Fartun Mohamud from the Department of Multicultural Education continued the Differentiated Instruction training. The training was held at Belle Glade Elementary, who deserve a giant shout out for their hospitality in hosting this event. Ms. Mohamud once again incorporated the teacher’s re ection journal for note taking. She encouraged teachers to jot down the names of educational authors and their books. She also advocated story-telling as a terri c way of grabbing students’ attention. Storytelling also brings a concept to the student’s comprehension level by seeing an adult relate it to their own or another’s life. The workshop ended with teacher teams collaborating to differentiate a lesson. Teams were given a grid with the different learning styles blocked in. For example some students are more visual learners, others respond kinesthetically: movement and hands-on activities enhance their retention. The teams broadened the scope of a target lesson, opening it up to incorporate all of the learning styles. The teams then presented their lessons to the packed room of teachers. A kindergarten lesson on living and nonliving things might involve a Science experiment, a song and dance, writing, coloring and reciting a poem, examining and touching living and nonliving things while asking partners questions. The series of lessons would include the learning needs and styles of individual students. It might culminate in a eld trip outside and a picnic celebration. It could end with students using living and nonliving things to plant a seed that would lead into the next study unit. Ms. Mohamud turned the presentations into a lively competition between the two schools. Congratulations to all who presented such amazing lesson ideas for differentiating. CELLA Pioneer Park’s ESOL Department conducted the whole group testing portion of CELLA to students in rst through fth grades. The tests were designed to ensure that students are adequately growing in their knowledge of English. The listening, reading and writing portions can be given to whole groups. Students from homes where other languages are spoken are tested as mandated by the State of Florida’s Department of Education. Acquisition of English will help the students to excel in future classes including English classes, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Mathematics. Students need and deserve every available advantage to succeed in school, college, and future jobs. The speaking and Kindergarten portions of CELLA will be administered by District staff Linda Markham and Cynthia Gilliam. This help from District staff enables ESOL classes to continue. Many thanks to Ms. Aida Navarro, Mr. Getro Richmond, language facilitators, Mr. Jan Fuller; Instructional Technology Support Assistant, and Mr. Michael Rieckenberg, Assistant Principal, for teaming up to make this testing session run smooth and seamless. Thanks to Principal Miller for the ready-to-go pencils and on-the-spot pep-talks for any less than con dent examinees. From the students, thank you to Mr. Rieck for the Sugar Bear bucks that were earned for best effort. Spring Break & FCAT: Parents After this week, we have fourteen days until FCAT! We need parents’ help in keeping students on their hard won trek of academic endurance and continual growth. Parents, while incorporating fun and relaxation into Spring Break, please remember to include a routine of reading, math, and for fth graders science. Our Parent Center is open and fully equipped to offer resources to help you help your child/children. Parent Liaison, Kelvin Johnson, would like to invite you to visit the Parent Center and check out books and games that will make learning interesting, fun and enjoyable. Please be sure and stop by! (Please do so by Friday, March 16, preceding Spring Break!) Fun Ideas for Spring Break Learning: Kids Ask your teacher for a study packet. Before leaving for spring break, tell your teacher you want to challenge yourself over the break. Get some books at your level and a vocabulary list to study that might stretch you a little bit. Ask for a math homework packet to keep your skills up. You don’t have to overdo it, but like musicians and athletes who practice some every day, it will really help keep your chops up. Ask your parent(s) or guardian to visit Mr. Johnson in the Parent Center and check out some awesome learning stuff just for you! Go to the public library. Going to the public library means more than playing games on the computer. The librarian will be happy to assist you in checking out great reading material at your interest level. She can even help you nd math books at your grade level with interesting and challenging story problems. You can go online now and pre-order fun reading books you are interested in to be delivered to your local branch (if you don’t nd your favorites right away.) Go to the School District’s learning tools for kids’ link. Remember how you accessed this from school? You can access great sites from the District’s main page the same way. Write down your pb number from school so you’ll remember it at home. Just go to: palmbeachschools.org, then click on learning tools, then click on learning tools for kids. From there you can proceed to the site of your choice: FCAT Explorer, River Deep, Starfall, National Geographic for Kids, Brain Pop Jr. and Tumblebooks. Start a home book club. Read the same book with a group of friends and gather to discuss it. Talk about the main idea, sequence of events, cause and effect, author’s purpose and plot. Remember to do some charting. You can make posters using Venn diagrams to compare and contrast or map out the story while focusing on the problem and solution. Do something fun involving reading. Get a cookie recipe and ask an adult family member to help you gather the ingredients and bake up a delicious batch while measuring and reading directions! If you are going on vacation with your family, ask to help decipher the map! Design a 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 ARC of the Glades The ARC of the Glades 2012 Emeritus Luncheon is honoring Mrs. Mirtha Graydon and Mr. Gretchrell Singleton on March 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center. Guest speaker is Michele Poole, President of The ARC of Florida. Ticket donation is $30. For more information, please contact Liz Cayson at 561-996-0129. Proceeds bene t the Arc’s programs and services.It’s Tea TimeJoin the United Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry for our Ladies, Lil Ladies and (Men’s) “Pretty Hat Tea” on Saturday, March 17, at 4 p.m. at the Everglades Preparatory Academy Cafeteria (old Pahokee High School cafeteria). This event is sponsored in conjunction with our Annual Women’s Day Celebration. For more information, please contact Sis. Donna White at 305-393-5437 or Sis. Barbara Jones at 561-924-5496 or 561-985-0144. There’s no charge for this event, but a ‘free will’ offering will be received. Understanding through EducationOver the years, the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Ofce (P.B.S.O.) has expanded the involvement of community members in community-based crime prevention efforts by offering a Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy (C.P.A.) provides a mechanism for educating the public about the criminal justice system. The main goal of the academy is to partner with the community, explain the operations of the Sheriff’s Of ce, and encourage citizens to undertake measures to prevent crime victimization. The Sheriff’s Of ce C.P.A. will meet once a week on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Ofce Western Substation located at 38840 State Road 80, in Belle Glade. The course consists of eight weekly sessions. A course review and graduation ceremony completes the Academy. A light meal will be provided between 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for each class. If you have any questions pertaining to this Academy, please feel free to contact the P.B.S.O. Western Substation at 561-996-1670.2012 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 college-bound 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. 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. COMMUNITY NEWS AND INFORMATION SCHOOL BRIEFSSEE SCHOOL  9

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A YSO, River Jrs. Soccer Club join forcesBY JUAN LOPEZ jlopez@newszap.comIt has been a busy past few weeks for the Clewiston Recreation Department as teams and elds prepare for the start of the spring sports season. By the end of the season, the area will have hosted teams from around the Lake Okeechobee area, including teams from Moore Haven, Belle Glade and Big Cypress. Opening Day festivities will begin at 2 p.m. on March 18 at Field 3 of the Sugarland Sports Park. City of cials will be present for the opening ceremony, with one throwing out the rst pitch of the season. Games will start the following day, March 19, and will break for FCAT week. After FCAT week, the season will continue, with the end scheduled for May 18. The schedule was designed to lessen the stress on players and students as they take on the FCAT. The nal day of May 18 was chosen so that everyone is available for graduation celebrations and award ceremonies. Clewiston Recreation Director Lance Ramer and his staff have been working hard preparing for the season and will be hosting 37 teams with over 400 local children participating. "There aren't as many teams and players participating as there were last year and that does happen," said Ramer. "What we do have are several new sponsors for this year and we are happy about that." Ramer is excited about the level of participation from the community. Several out of town teams will again be joining in the season play. Last year's season saw teams from Belle Glade, Big Cypress, and Moore Haven joining in. This y ear will be no different. "We reached out to them and will be happy to host their teams so that everyone can have a good time," said Ramer. Continuing in the vein of making sure that everyone is able to have a good time at Sugarland Sports Park, Ramer also announced that the Clewiston AYSO Soccer League is joining force w ith the River Juniors Soccer League. "The decision was made last Wednesday with representatives from both organizations meeting at the youth center," said Ramer. "It is going to be great partnership." The partnership allows everyone, including the Recreation Department, to maximize the resources that they have at hand. The joining of forces, as it is called, will share not only resources but equipment, volunteers, coaches, administrative duties, and eld time. "We realized that soccer is growing to the point where it is surpassing baseball in size and there are a nite amount of resources and eld time with only three elds," said Ramer. The plan is for the River Jr. teams to join in the AYSO games during the season, with them participating in weekend tournaments. After the season is done, both leagues can participate in more challenging leagues and Spanish leagues that play in the area. For Ramer this decision serves the community. "This will work for everyone involved and will increase what kids can participate in." For more information on spring sport schedules, coach and team listings, and other activities, visit www.clewistonrecreation.com. Below is the schedule for Opening Day: 1:45 p.m.: Teams will assemble in the out eld of Field # 3 (Small Quad) 2 p.m.: Presentation of Colors by the Clewiston Explorers 2:15 p.m.: National Anthem 2:20 p.m.: Recognition of Teams, Sponsors 2:30 p.m.: Intro. of City Commissioners and Admin. Staff 2:45 p.m.: Ceremonial 1st Pitch 3 p.m.: Scrimmage games begin 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 SHEWMAKERANIMALHOSPITAL1095 N. State Rd. 29 € LaBelle € 863-675-2441WED & SA T FROM 8AM TO 10AM IMMOKALEEANIMALCLINIC1400 Roberts Ave, Immokalee € 239-657-2266WED & SA T FROM 10:30AM TO NOON Early morning drop off by appointmentCLEWISTONMOBILEUNITCLINICat the Tractor Supply Store € Clewiston € 863-675-2441WED 2PM TO 4PM Your pet will always be cared for by a licensed veterinarian 3 Year Rabies $10 € Parvo/Distemper $12Half price laser spay & neuter w/full puppy & kitten shots Half price boarding Cash OnlyDisclaimer:The Patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. LOW COST VACCINATION CLINICS • Life Insurance • Annuities • Health Insurance • IRA Rollover Call or email for a free quote! Tom Walsh 250 S. Australian Ave West Palm Beach, FLtwalsh2@metlife.com561.207.2306 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 Lake Teams Ready for Spring Sports Opening Day PHOTO / JUAN LOPEZOpening the season with a strike, Mayor Rick Miller threw out the rst pitch at last year’s Opening Day Ceremony.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light wind becoming east between 11 and 14 mph. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind between 7 and 10 mph. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. 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: A 10 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind between 9 and 11 mph.Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. 12.84 feetabove sea levelLAKE LEVEL Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Anna B. West, 93MOORE HAVEN — Anna B. West, age 93, of Moore Haven passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012, in Clewiston. Anna was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Lillydale, Tenn. She is the daughter of the late Charles A. and the late Mary L. (Cummins) Ferguson. She is survived by two daughters, Gloria Hughes (James) and Barbara Brown (Garry Culleny); son, Steve West; sisters, Gay Clarke (Blair) and Joyce Lengyl (Frank); daughter-inlaw, Janet Thomas; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Dewey H. Thomas and Pershing Mayo West; and a son, Richard H. Thomas. The funeral service was held 11 a.m., Monday, March 12, 2012, at New Hope Baptist Church, 1057 E. Yuan Road, Moore Haven, with Pastor Darryl Brannan of ciating. Interment was in Joshua Creek Cemetery, Arcadia. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston.Obituaries should be submitted by sending e-mail to obits@newszap.com. Customers m ay also request photos and links to online g uest books. A link to the obituaries is a vailable at www.newszap.com.Croswell Antoney Bookal, 43CLEWISTON — Croswell Antoney Bookal, 43, of Clewiston, passed quietly Saturday, March 10, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves to mourn his passing a loving father, George. Also mourning his loss are four sisters, ve brothers, one aunt, one daughter, 19 nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. A viewing will be held Friday, March 16, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mount Calvary Missionar y Baptist Church, 700 Georgia Avenue, Clewiston, FL 33440. Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, March 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the above named church, Rev. Dwayne E. Brown, Pastor. Celebration of Life Service entrusted to: Brown’s Funeral Home, 1004 S. Dixie Highway, Lantana, Florida 33462, 561-533-5256. 6 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 OBITUARY BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonOne of the most numerous songbirds in North America is the Savannah Sparrow. They breed in open areas in most of the Northern United States, Canada, and Alaska and winter in the Southern states including Florida and the East Coast as well as Mexico and Central America. These gregarious birds frequently gather in ocks. This medium-sized sparrow has a dark-streaked brown back, whitish underparts with brown or blackish breast and ank streaking. It has a short tail, small head, and often has yellow near the beak or above the eye. They have a pale crown strip and a brown cheek-patch. Their song begins with two to three chip notes, followed by two buzzy trills, “ti, ti, ti, tseeeeeee, tisoooo,” while their ight call is a thin “stip.” Savannah Sparrows walk along the ground foraging for food. During the summer breeding season, they eat insects, snails, and spiders. In the winter, their diet is mainly seeds from grasses, but they may eat crustaceans in coastal areas. The oldest recorded wild Savannah Sparrow was at least six years, 10 months old. On their summer breeding grounds, females will build a nest two to three inches across. This nest, made from woven grasses, is built in one to three days in natural depressions that are ush with the ground or in grassy tussocks. She will lay two to six pale greenish-blue to off-white eggs marked and occasionally wreathed in brown. For 10-13 days, both parents incubate the eggs with the female sitting on the eggs for 85 percent of the time. Both parents rear the young until they edge at seven to 14 days. A female must gather 10 times her weight in food for herself and her young until they edge. Female sparrows are known for their distractive displays of spreading their wings and tail in order to protect their nest from intruders. Savannah Sparrows are reported in inland Florida from November through April. During the March 28-31 Big “O” Birding Festival, the Savannah Sparrow will be one of the birds that photographers and birders hope to see during their trips to area birding hot spots in Hendry and Glades County including Lake Okeechobee. The event will also offer workshops and programs at the Port LaBelle Inn as well as a silent auction, photo contest, and displays by local photographers. For information go to www.bigobirdingfestival.com, e-mail bigobirding2012@gmail.com or phone the LaBelle Chamber at 863-675-0125. You are invited to join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers for birding trips to STA5 located 20 miles south of Clewiston. For reservations for these free trips, contact Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail. com or call 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. Visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org or the Hendry-Glades Audubon. Inland Birding Fun: Savannah Sparrow (SAVS) PHOTO / CONNIE SHACKLEFORDPictured is a Savannah Sparrow. Margaret England

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How to Save During a CrisisBY JACKIE MILLER, EVANGELIST First Christian ChurchRecently, the President proposed several different measures to help conserve fuel and relieve the energy crisis that is facing our nation. Among those were, “in ate your tires and buy smaller fuel-saving cars.” Congress has several more measures under consideration, more suggestions, and perhaps some regulations are on the way as America is in its worst shape nancially since the Depression. As Christians, we should be more than willing to show a little self-control and try to do our part in saving energy. Here are a few more suggestions to help your save fuel and alleviate the energy shortage: 1. Everyone is urged to turn off their TV and their lights and go to bed early Saturday night, in order to arise Sunday morning refreshed and ready to gather for worship and study. 2. Turn off the TV and turn on a lamp to prov ide a good lighting for more Bible Study in your home. A color TV uses six times the amount of electricity that a hundred-watt light bulb does. 3. Be actively involved at each Church Service. The person who has a mouth actively and heartily singing with each song and a mind actively inv olved in concentrating on the things being said burns up more calories, and therefore is warmer. 4. Whether at home or at church, turn off all lights that have been left on unnecessarily. 5. Lets all work to ll the church. A lled building requires less fuel to heat than one just halffull. As we follow these suggestions we will save fuel, as well as reaping many other results which are perhaps even more signi cant. Things like: souls being saved and escaping Hell; people nding the abundant life that Jesus came to give; marriages being saved; families being knit-together; crime decreasing; less child, sexual and drug abuse; and the list could go on and on. But, I think the point is made!Dog Day MemoriesBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS First United Methodist ChurchI was going through some old photos on my computer and found some buried treasure. Actually, they were pictures of my dog Pepper when w e were on vacation in Georgia. I used to nd it amusing that many pets and pet owners start to look and act alike after a certain amount of time. I recently came face to face with the reality that although my dog and I don’t share some of the same physical attributes, we do have some of the same personality quirks. On that vacation, I sent my young and agile nephew down a steep bank to retrieve a watermelon left in the ice cold mountain stream, and Pepper decided to follow him. I grabbed the watermelon as it was lifted up and then gave a hand to help my nephew up. Pepper tried to go up the steep bank, but didn’t make it. Then she tried swimming across the stream, but the current keep sweeping her further downstream. Seeing my dog struggling, I called to her, but she didn’t respond. So, I went down the bank into the water to help her. She was so caught up in her situation that she still didn’t come to my calls. She had already tried to go up the bank and had failed. I was wading in water that she would have to swim in to get to me. She was trying to do it on her own, and did not trust to go into the deep for me to help her out. Running out of options, she nally got close enough that I was able to get a hold of her and give her a boost up the bank. Where she had failed before on her own efforts, she was successful when she let her master help her up. Upon re ection, I saw myself in her actions in my relationship with my Master. Often when I get in a jam or a tough situation, I try to get out of it all by myself with my own efforts. I don’t always use all of the resources or people God has made available to help me up and out. I can imagine God’s frustration in calling to me, reaching out to me, trying to show me the way out from His higher perspective, while I struggle in the currents that are rushing at me, threatening to sweep me away. Knowing my relief and joy with Pepper, I can imagine His relief and joy when I nally let go and let God, and use those resources and people He has blessed me with to help lift me up to higher ground. Lord, help me to not be so caught up in my situation that I don’t respond to Your voice. Help me to remember that I’m not alone and that I don’t need to do it all myself.Bad Beginnings Can Have Good EndingsBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH. D.+ Saint Martins ChurchThis weekend includes Saint Patrick’s Day. Some of the history that is known about this person and celebrated by the Irish among many peoples and nations is worth remembrance. It seems Patrick made two trips to Ireland; rst as a captive and slave, then as an evangelist and missionary. That takes some doing! Imagine, if you will, being torn from your homeland, enslaved, doing forced labor among an alien people. People who have bad experiences in foreign countries never seem to want to go back. Yet Patrick saw something among the people who enslaved him that made it worth going back. Escaping and returning home, he became a Christian and was moved to return to his former captors. He exempli es the gospel imperative that we are called to love our enemies and to pray for those who persecute us (Matthew 5:44). He may have seen beyond the everyday treatment he received, perhaps he noticed kindness under difcult circumstances, maybe not all captors were likely to mistreat their captives. Patrick must have noticed qualities of kindness or goodness even at the worst of moments? Whatever it was, he returned and had a greater impact for good rather than evil. God uses even the worst of moments to bring about something of in nite good. John’s gospel tells us Nathaniel who asks Philip when he is told that the messiah has been found and Nathaniel wants to know “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” (John 1:46). The answer is simply “Come and see.” (ibid). Does anything good come out of bad situations? Saint Patrick, Philip, and thousands of others can look at how things turned out even after the bad beginning. Patrick chose to “turn the other cheek,” to forgive, to look for that image of God in even those who would not have seen it themselves; the good outcome from a bad beginning was possible because he took a Godly perspective on things and not one always common among people. I have found things to be possible among people of faith because they have another perspective on things: God’s perspective. I’ve observed that when bad times hit, people usually take one of three paths. They become cynical, they become superstitious, or those with a background of faith look where God is at work in a dif cult situation. These are the people that survive and do the best; knowing that they are not abandoned or isolated and that their faith will not be betrayed. Sometimes it takes returning kindness for evil, going the second mile with someone who is difcult, turning the other cheek, ignoring the insult, avoiding the confrontation when provoked; but these are the qualities that allow God to enter the picture and change it. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Phone Discounts Available to CenturyLink Customers The Florida Public Service Commission designated CenturyLink as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier within its service area for universal service purposes. CenturyLink’s basic local service rates for residential voice lines are $18.80 per month and business services are $26.50 to $31.00 per month. Specific rates will be provided upon request. CenturyLink offers Lifeline service to customers who meet eligibility requirements. The federal Lifeline program is undergoing some changes in 2012, but customers may be eligible if they participate in certain federal or state assistance programs or have a household annual gross income at or below 135% of the federal poverty level. Lifeline is available for only one wireline or wireless telephone per household. Lifeline is not transferrable and documentation of eligibility is required to enroll. Qualifying residents of American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal lands may be eligible for add itional discounts. Lifeline eligible subscribers may also qualify for reliable home high-speed Internet service up to 1.5Mbps for $9.95* per month for the first 12 months of service. Further details are available at centurylink.com/internetbasics. If you live in a CenturyLink service area, please call 1-800-201-4099 or visit centurylink.com/lifeline with questions or to request an application for the Lifeline program. CenturyLink Internet Basics Program – Residential customers only who qualify based on meeting income level or program participation eligibility requirements, and requires remaining eligible for the entire offer period. First bill will include charges for the first full m onth of service billed in advance, prorated charges for service from the date of installation to bill date, and one-time charges and fees described above. Qualify ing customers may keep this program for a maximum of 60 months after service activation provided customer still qualifies during that time. Listed High-Speed Inter net rate of $9.95/mo. applies for first 12 months of service (after which the rate reverts to $14.95/mo. for the next 48 months of service), and requires a 12-mo nth term agreement. Customer must either lease a modem/router from CenturyLink for an additional monthly charge or purchase a modem/router from CenturyLink for a one-time charge, and a onetime High-Speed Internet activation fee applies. A one-time professional installation charge (if selected by customer) and a on e-time shipping and handling fee applies to customer’s modem/router. General – Services not available everywhere. CenturyLink may change or cancel services or substitute similar services at its sole discretion without notice. Offer, plans, and stated rates are subject to change and may vary by service area. Deposit may be required. Additional restrictions apply. Terms and Conditions – All products and services listed are governed by tariffs, terms of service, or terms and conditions posted at centurylink.com. Taxes, Fees, and Surcharges – Applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges include a carrier Universal Service charge, carrier cost recovery surcharges, state and local fees that vary by area and certain in-state surcharges. Cost recovery fees are not taxes or government-required charges for use Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthly, not promotional, rates. 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 RELIGION COLUMNS “I have found things to be possible among people of faith because they have another perspective on things: God’s perspective.”— Rev. Sam Thomas

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: HENDRY COUNTY ANGELICA PENA 902.3019 VALERIE JAMES 674.4041 SARAH LITCHY 946.0707 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 OFFICIALNOTICE of the Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc. ANNUALMEETING March 24, 2011Glades Electric Cooperative, Inc.s 2012 Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Osceola Middle School in Okeechobee, Florida. The purpose of the meeting being to elect trustees, vote on proposed By-law changes, and hear annual officersreports. Registration, Entertainment and Voting will begin at 8:00 a.m. The Business Meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.Join us forgreat entertainment, fun, and prizes including a 2001 CHEVROLETK1500 4X4 forone lucky member!PLAN NOWTO ATTEND! NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNotice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County will hold a public hearing on the following petition on March 27, 2012 at 5:05 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, Florida. The Board of County Commissioners will consider the recommendation of the Local Planning Agency for a “nal determination. Copies of the “les and information regarding the petition are available for public inspection at the Hendry County Planning and Zoning Department, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida, and may be viewed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the matter. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Petition Number: SE12-0001 Applicant: Deborah D. Misotti, Ph.D. Resolution Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, GRANTING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION RATIFYING THE DETERMINATION OF APPROVED USAGE AS AN EDUCATIONAL PRIMATE SANCTUARY Location: 1655 Panama Ave, Clewiston, FL Property size: 5.0 acres +/Request: The applicant is seeking County Commission rati“cation of the determination of approved usage as an educational primate sanctuary for an existing facility. Legal description of subject property: The East one-half of the Southeast-quarter of the Southeast-quarter of the Southeast-quarter of Section 28, Township 43 South, Range 31 east, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tracts 319 and 320, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded plat. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Hendry County Board of County Commissioners 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 travelogue or keep a journal. Write and illustrate your own story! Play school and teach your awesome skills to a younger family member. Remember the Tortoise and the Hare… it’s not always the fastest and strongest who win. It’s the one who keeps trying, even a little at a time adds up to a lot. Do a little math everyday. Be con dent. Read! Read! Read! Return to Pioneer Park with a reading log from Spring break showing you kept up your reading skills every day and earn $100.00 in Sugar Bear bucks!!! We will miss you Sugar Bears. Historically Spring Break is a time we typically lose some of our wonderful Sugar Bears. Please don’t move away. Come back on re for FCAT! Gove ElementaryFine Diner Award Congratulations to the following homerooms for earning the “Fine Diner Award” for the month of February: Ms. McAllister, Ms. Mayorquin, Ms. Collier, Ms. Albors, Ms. Tobert, Ms. DeJesus, Ms. J. Smith, Ms. J. Collins, Ms. Shannon, Ms. Luma, Ms. Rayburn, Ms. Blandon, Ms. Guerry, Ms. Gonzales, Ms. Michno, Ms. Barreto, Mr. Miller, Ms. Murphy, Ms. Brown, Ms. Mangual, Ms. Goldman, Ms. Dorta, Ms. K. Miller, Ms. Bratt, Ms. Marrero, Ms. Rice, Ms. Rimes, Ms. Hanse, Ms. Pearce, Ms. Easdale, Ms. Jacks, and Ms. Lutz. The winning classes received a special dessert in the cafeteria compliments of PTO. Kudos to Dr. Riker for recognizing positive behavior in the cafeteria. Art News The Gove Elementary Art Club is comprised of fth and sixth grade students who use their artistic ability to perform school and community service projects. So far this year, the Art Club has made ornaments for the Dolly Hand Festival of Trees which raises money for educational programs. The artists also designed Safety Posters to adorn our school corridors and created a lifesized “Kindness Tree” for a Guidance Program we have at our school. The latest achievement by the Art Club is winning Second Place in the School Art Competition at The South Florida Fair. Every year, Palm Beach County Schools are invited to create a themed work of art and compete for prizes. Fair attendees vote for their favorite artwork. The theme of the Fair this year was “100 Years of the South Florida Fair”. Schools were given a large “100” to decorate; the Art Club covered the number with faux cow fur and gave it a large birthday hat and sunglasses with the ferriswheel in the re ection. We thank all who voted for our school’s project. The project can now be viewed in the art room. We are proud of the Art Club for all of their accomplishments. FFF for FCAT Success Gove Elementary School and Lakeside Medical Center have joined forces, once again, to present the “2nd Annual Fun Family Fitness for FCAT Success” on Thursday, March 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. The Fun Family Fitness for FCAT Success is a program fostering family involvement to help prepare 3rd grade students for the upcoming FCAT scheduled to begin on April 16th. Students and their parents will rotate between centers where strategies for FCAT success, in Spanish and English, will be demonstrated. Activities and strategies include academic and nutritional tips as well. After visiting the various centers, each participating family will receive a raf e ticket for a chance to win a Wii Game System with a Wii Fit Board. Additionally, the class with the greatest percentage of participation will win an X Box Kinnect for their classroom. Hope you and your family can attend. For more information, please contact Ellen Smith at 561-993-8700 or via e-mail at ellen.smith@palmbeachschools.org. Pre-Registration Gove Elementary School will have pre-registration beginning Monday, April 2 through Thursday, April 5. Registration times are Monday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration will be held at Gove in the Math Lab. All new and returning students must ll out a registration form every year. Please remember that only the parent or legal guardian may register the student and sign the registration form. Students entering kindergarten and students new to Gove must present the following originals: Proof of residency, which must be in the legal guardian’s name. Acceptable proof of residence includes any water and electric bill. (2 items needed) Proof of immunization on a current HRS form 680 (shot record) Physical, dated after 08/20/11 (both sides of the physical must be completed) Birth Certi cate Upcoming Events March 8: PDD / Early Release at 11:30 a.m. March 14-17: Safety Patrol TripBelle Glade ElementaryBelle Glade Elementary School was host to a “Meet and Greet” on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Parents, teachers, and students joined June Aversano, Area Resource Teacher, Roxanne Curtiss, Principal, and Sally McCarthy, ESE Coordinator in welcoming Dr. Rosemary Daniels, Gifted Specialist for Palm Beach County Schools. It was an informal session where parents could ask questions and learn about the gifted curriculum and the resources available to assist them in making decisions for their children.Glades DayUpcoming Events Family Fun Night at the Book Fair on Thursday, March 15, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Lower School Field Day on Thursday, March 15 Movie Day Field Trip on Friday, March 16 Spring Break from March 19 to 26 Washington, D.C. Trip (6th Gr.) from April 10 to 14 SAT 10 Testing from April 16 to 20 St. Augustine Trip (4th & 5th Gr.) from April 25 to 27 Sixth Grade Athletes Sixth graders Jayci Congleton, Rana Hilliard, Hallie Walker & Rachel Ruiz are members of the GDS JV softball team. They are all valuable members of the team both offensively and defensively. The young team had two wins against King’s SCHOOLContinued  2 SEE SCHOOL  10

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Used w ith permission, Ford Media Archives.CenterStateBank.com We Believe In You .Breeze on over to WIN a Mustang!Breeze on over for better banking.Drop by your local CenterState Bank of“ce and enter our Lifes A Breeze Sweepstakes.You could win a 2012 Mustang Convertible!Enter our Lifes A Contest Equal Housing Lender THE Get a free gift, free checking, free debit card and more. Call, click or visit and learn more about our Three FreeŽ Make The Switch offer!Get Three FREE „ 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOGiving the gift of educationBelle Glade Rotary handed out dictionaries last Friday to Belle Glade and South Bay third grade classes. Pictured is Ryan Shackelford and Jeremy Fountain at Gove Elementary with all the third grade classes in the media room. A cademy, and Congleton went 5 for 5 at bat in the rst meeting and 3 for 4 in the second. Jump Rope for Heart On Wednesday, March 14, Glades Day School's kindergarten through sixth graders participated in A merican Heart Association's "Jump Rope for Heart" event. This marked our ninth year participating in this cardiovascular event to improve our health. So during physical education class that day students jumped rope. The American Heart A ssociation also uses this event as a fundraiser for their heart research and education programs. Student Council Student Council members visited the Belle Glade Radio Station, WBGF on Wednesday, March 14, for Communication Month. Our little Gators interacted with Mike D live on the air, Sugar 900 AM. Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration A big thank you for our volunteers who took time out to visit our Lower School for the Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration last Friday. We had some phenomenal people come and read to our little ones: Frances Adams, Connor Boss, Gloria Lively, Kelvin Taylor, Mary Weeks, Mary Orsenigo and local re ghters. Our teachers and students did a great job decorating the resource room and bringing Dr. Seuss' stories to life. Scholastic Book Fair Glades Day School will offer a Family Fun Night for parents to visit the Scholastic Book Fair on Thursday, March 15. This will give parents an opportunity to visit the book fair during the evening hours of 5 through 7 p.m. The book fair will be available for students to make purchases from March 12-16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lower and Upper School Field Day The Lower School students will have Field Day on Thursday, March 15. Students K-3-6th grade will participate in numerous sport activities. Teachers w ill coordinate all events and prepare a fun- lled day for all to enjoy. The students will be divided into teams. Each class will tie-dye a shirt to wear for eld day. The Upper School Field Day will be on Friday, March 16th with each class wearing different colored t-shirts and enjoying exciting class competitions. The Lorax The Lower School will be taking a eld trip to the Wellington Movie Theater to see the movie, "The Lorax" on Friday, March 16. Students will leave campus at 8:15 a.m. and will be transported by school bus. The cost of the trip is $12. It includes: transportation, movie ticket, popcorn and a drink. Students will return in time for lunch on campus. Early dismissal to follow at 12:55 p.m and then SPRING BREAK! Blood Drive The National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Wednesday, March 14, on campus. Please put the next blood drive on your calendar for May 16.KEC/Canal Point ElementaryHonors Assembly Breakfast KEC/Canal Point Elementary will recognize it's honor roll students with a delicious breakfast on Friday, March 9. Grades K-1 (8:15 9:15 a.m.) Grades 2-5 (9:15 10:15 a.m.) We are very proud of our high achieving students and their parents/guardians. Invitations will be sent home with the students. Dr. Seuss Celebration The Cat in the Hat made a visit to grades K-2 on to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. The special cat delivered lollipops pencils and bookmarks to his many fans. 5th grade students chose their favorite Dr. Seuss books to read to the students. The 5th grders did an awesome job of reading and asking the students questions about the story. Yearbooks on Sale Yearbooks are on sale for $15. Cash or checks are acceptable. Capture the 2011-12 memories!Glades CentralUpcoming events Herff Jones will be on campus Thursday, March 15, during all lunches. Spring Break is March 19 to 23. There is no school on Monday, March 26. School resumes Tuesday, March 27. SCHOOLContinued  9

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 BRENDA HOOTSforSupervisor of Elections21 Years of Experience in ElectionsE-mail brenda.hoots@yahoo.com or call her at 863-885-1756Political Advertisement Paid for and approved by Brenda Hoots Democrat for Supervisor of Elections 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTODr. Seuss Celebration at Canal PointCanal Point Elementary student, Albertnique Johnson, reads to Mrs. Warwick’s rst grade class during Dr. Seuss’ Reading Celebrartion. Curtis Thornton, 22, sitting on a curb across the street from the girl’s apartment. He said he knew the girl, had her number, but denied having a conversation with her that day. He said he was sitting outside because he was waiting on his girlfriend to pick him up and provided a false cell phone number. Deputies called the number listed on the girl’s phone and Thornton’s phone lit up. The girl later positively identi ed Thornton as the person who had sent her the texts. She said he had sent her other messages before of a sexual nature. She added that she only recently started texting him after he moved into the apartment next door. In a taped statement, Thornton offered that he had loaned the phone to his friend earlier that day and that he may have sent those messages, not Thornton. The friend told deputies that he did use Thornton’s phone that day to text and call his own girlfriend, but denied texting the minor, adding that he did not know who she was. The time frame he offered for having used the phone was hours before the message in question was sent. Armed with the information, investigators obtained a search warrant for Thornton’s phone and phone records. A computer crimes detective managed to retrieve the deleted picture and the text conversation with time and date stamps, consistent with when the victim and caller had mentioned. Curtis Lee Thornton was arrested March 9 and faces felony charges of cruelty towards child – transmit info harmful to minors, obscene material to minor, and obscene communication – use of computer to seduce, solicit or lure a child. PICTUREContinued  1 The Board of County Commissioners, through the Department of Economic Sustainability (DES) has approved $1.4 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 108 Loan Program and the Brown elds Economic Development Initiative Program for Glades Plaza Enterprises, LLC. The company will re nance and renovate a portion of an 88,000-square-foot shopping center on SW 16th Street in Belle Glade and will renovate a commercial structure in the Avenue A Revitalization Project Area. The projects include a total private capital investment of $4.1 million and will create 45 new full-time jobs within ve years. The shopping center has been a xture in the Belle Glade community for more than 40 years. It houses two discount department stores, a furniture rental company, a restaurant, a physical therapy center, and other retail establishments. This project will provide renovated space for new tenants and exterior improvements to enhance the overall appearance of the center. The structure on Avenue A will undergo an interior and exterior rehabilitation. An economic sustainability analysis performed by DES estimates that this project will have an impact of $5.72 million over a ve-year period. $1.4 Million Assists Commercial Renovations in B.G.

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For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Important Information: Please read your ad carefully the first day it appears. In case of an inadvertent error, please notify us prior to the deadline listed. We will not be responsible for more than 1 incorrect insertion, or for more than the extent of the ad rendered valueless by such errors. Advertiser assumes responsibility for all statements, names and content of an ad, and assumes responsibility for any claims against Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA. All advertising is subject to publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any or all copy, and to insert above the copy the word “advertisement”. All ads accepted are subject to credit approval. All ads must conform to Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA style and are restricted to their proper classifications. Some classified categories require advance payment. These classifications are denoted with an asterisk *. Special NoticeLooking for nice home to rent on North Side of Clewiston! (863)228-2837 or (863)983-7011 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Employment Full TimeLIFEGUARDS Central County Water Control District is looking to hire lifeguards for the summer. Please apply in person at the Central County of ce at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura Ranch Estates. Monday Thursday 7am to 5pm. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 Business Opportunities NOTICEIndependent Newspapers will never accept any advertisement that is illegal or considered fraudulent. In all cases of questionable value, such as promises of guaranteed income from work-athome programs if it sounds too good to be true, chances are that it is. If you have questions or doubts about any ad on these pages, we advise that before responding or sending money ahead of time, you check with the Better Business Bureau at 772-878-2010 for previous complaints. Some 800 and 900 telephone numbers may require an extra charge, as well as long distance toll costs. We will do our best to alert our reader of these charges in the ads, but occasionally we may not be aware of the charges. Therefore, if you call a number out of your area, use caution. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads For more listings, go to www.newszap.com

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Employment Full TimeDIESEL MECHANIC• Diagnoses and performs repairs, maintenance and inspections on heavy machinery.• Experience with trucks, farm machinery and other diesel equipment.• Perform engine, transmission, drive train, brakes, chassis, diagnosis and repairs on cane harvesting and industrial equipment. • Repair conveyors, engines, A/C systems, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, fans, valves, tracks, etc. Email your resume to: Jdooley@ussugar.com or Apply Online: www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time Moore Haven Correctional Facility Competitive Wages and Bene tsCORRECTIONAL OFFICERFL CERTIFIEDQuali cations: • High school diploma, GED certi cation or equivalent and be a non-commissioned security of cer licensed by the State. • A valid driver’s license is required. • Demonstrate ability to complete any required training. • Must be available to work any hours, any shift. Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 19 years of age. CCA is a Drug Free Workplace & an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Apply online at www.ccajob.com Moore Haven Correctional Facility. Employment Full TimePAYROLL ANALYSTSummary: Under general supervision, perform complex tasks relating to the processing of payroll. Duties may include review of personnel information for accuracy and data entry of exception pay, report creation, payroll balancing, ling, garnishment processing, communicating with employees and management, both verbally and in writing, and payroll distribution. Job Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. One year clerical experience or six months of directly related experience involving payroll processing. EMAIL: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at: www.ussugar.com Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Employment Full TimeRAILROAD LOCOMOTIVE MECHANICRepair of locomotive mechanical, electrical, and associated equipment to FRA standards Have knowledge of and ability to repair rail cars and their associated equipment. Be prepared to help when called out for derailments and train breakdowns. Carry out inspections on Locomotives, railcars and equipment to FRA standards Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at: www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time Seminole Tribe of Florida Big Cypress Reservation AUTOMOTIVE SHOP COORDINATOR/MECHANICResponsible for the daily operations of the automotive shop. Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on eet vehicles and equipment including gas and diesel engines, hydraulic systems, air brakes, forklifts, tankers and trailers. Also, maintains inventory and manages any requests for materials, tools and supplies. ASE Certi cation Required. Apply Today! Send Resumes to: Kabienaime@semtribe.com or fax: 954-967-3477 Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Employment Full Time MACHINIST~ Full Time Perm ~JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Sets up, calibrates and operates machining equipment including manual engine lathes, shapers, jig boxes, brakes, grinders, drill presses, milling machines, and heavy duty presses to assemble and or fabricate parts and complex assemblies.JOB REQUIREMENTS:• 3 + years conventional machining experience.• Ability to read and interpret speci cation manuals, blueprints, templates and layouts.• Ability to read caliper’s, micrometers and gauges.• Ability to grind tool bits.• Ability to work shifts and overtime as necessary. Email: Jdooley@ussugar.com Apply online at: www.ussugar.com Employment Full Time Employment Full Time The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that oversees the water resources in the southern half of the state, covering 16 counties from Orlando to the Florida Keys and serving a population of 7.5 million residents. We currently have an opening at our Clewiston Field Station location:OMC PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISORThis position will assist with managing the physical, scal, and human resources of the Trades Support Mechanical/Hydraulic unit of the Clewiston Field Station. Supervise water resource operations and maintenance program efforts including coordination, implementation, tracking and communication of comprehensive program and project objectives, milestones and schedules. Supervises Diesel Engine Specialist, Millwright, Electronics I/C and Industrial Electrician personnel. Incumbent works with both the superintendent and assistant superintendent to ensure staff’s readiness to respond and support the eld station’s emergency management operations. This includes addressing all regional issues/concerns speci c to a eld station location. Provides direct input to the emergency management operations procedures used by all eld stations. Conduct interviews, train, motivate, assign and evaluate work. Provide technical and programmatic coordination and interaction with other District units, government agencies, and the public. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related eld is preferred and six (6) plus years experience in the operation and maintenance of water management works or related eld including at least two (2) years supervisory experience. Certi cations in Mechanical and/or Hydraulic eld(s) preferred. Valid State of Florida Driver’s License is required. Due to the District’s response role and in the total scope of emergency management, this position may at times, be required to provide support before, during and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on assigned emergency response role. To Apply/Learn More About The South Florida Water Management District Please visit our website at www.sfwmd.gov. Click on careers. Scroll to Find Search and Apply and click on Search Openings. In the keyword search window insert job # 753BR .The South Florida Water Management District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment Full TimeR & D Maintenances is currently accepting applications for Laborer, Grounds maintenance position. Requirements include: General knowledge of grounds maintenance, safety, self motivation a plus. Must be at least 18, have a valid drivers license and pass a drug screen. EEO Apply in person at 475 Ridgelawn Road, Clewiston FL 33440 Waste Management Now hiring Equipment Operator for Glades Land ll Transfer Station. Please apply online at www.wm.com We are now hiring full & part time employees at McDonald’s of Belle Glade, Clewiston & LaBelle. Apply online at www.mc orida.com Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeTEMP MECHANIC WELDERSafely fabricate, install, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair conveyors, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, pumps, turbines, steel structures, chutes, pipelines, valves, vessels, pressure vessels. Utilize miscellaneous metal working equipment and processes such as arc welding, oxygen/acetylene, MIG, TIG and plasma methods to perform welding functions. Pass 6G Welding Test. Jdooley@ ussugar.com OR apply online at www.ussugar.com Employment MedicalCENTER MANAGER for Community Health Ctr. in Pahokee. Must have 5 yrs exp in business or Health Care Mgmt, organizational & supervisory skills, cultural sensitivity & team approach. BA/BS pref. Competitive salary and excellent bene ts. Fax resume to (561) 844-1013 e-mail hr@fchcinc.org EOE/DFWP. PEDIATRIC DENTAL ASSISTANT Pediatric Dental Assistant, 1+yrs. exp., pay + bene ts. Resume to: mkantor@northwesternmanagement.com or fax 561-526-2576 ApartmentsDuplex 3/2 for rent in Clewiston. Newly Remodeled Kitchen. Very Nice. Must See to Appreciate! $700.00 per month. Serious Renters only. (863)983-3785. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments Belle Glade & South Bay 2BR, 1BA, $450 monthly & $600 deposit. (561)996-5420 Now accepting section 8 & government assistance. MOORE HAVEN 8 units for Sale (4 duplexes) Fully rented. All are 2 br./ 1 ba. Central A/C, new roof, new septic system and good location. Owner will nance at 7% with 20% down. $415,000. Call: 305-720-3322. Condos/Townhouses Rent2BR, 2BA Condo at Bass & Sun on Lake Okeechobee, Fully furnished. $800 mo. Call 859-583-4321. Houses RentShare a house $300 plus 1/2 elect. bill. Free direct tv / phone, no pets, Prefer single couple or single person (in Montura, Clewiston) (239)826-5226. 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 COME JOIN OUR MISSION Enjoy a Career with Purpose Your career can have new purpose as you help us provide quality medical/dental care for our community. We are adding the following positions to our team: EXPERIENCED DENTAL ASSISTANTS https://home.eease.com /recruit/?id=50167 CLINICAL TRAINER LPN https://home.eease.com /recruit/?id=1198881 Quali ed applicants apply online at the links above or fax resumes to 239-278-3203. We offer an excellent salary, incentive, and bene ts package. Employment Full Time Employment Full TimeDrivers CDL Class A Yard Holster Exp. $14 an HR. Clean 5 yr Motor Vehicle Record. Call 888-312-4206 Employment Full Time Employment Full Time Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? Grab a bargain from your neighbors garage, attic, basement or closet in todays classifieds. How fast can your car go? It can go even faster when you sell it in the classifieds. Looking for a place to hang your hat? Look no further than the classifieds Your next job could be in todays classifieds. Did you look for it? 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 B uy i ng a car ? L oo k i n 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 Need a few more bucks to purchase something deer? Pick up some extra bucks when you sell your used items in theclassifeids. One mans trash is another mans treasure. 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Custom Built 3br/2ba CBS in Lakeport, end lot on rim canal with side canal, direct lake access. Split oor plan with two 8 ft. glass doors opening onto a 28 ft. screen porch. Country oak dcor, large closets, ceramic tile/carpet ooring, custom window coverings. Attached garage holds airboat and bass boat. Covered boat house with electric lift, sh cleaning room with water/elec, sea wall, boat ramp. On private concrete road with other custom homes. All appliances and some furniture included. $275K, make offer. No lease option/rent. 863-946-2774. For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile Home RentNewly Renovated 2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms Ready to move in Low deposits $400 and up 863-983-8106 Mobile HomeSale2012 3 Bedroom Doublewide $44,113 Set up, a/c, skirting & steps.. EZ Financing 863-983-8106 2012 3 Bedroom Set up, a/c, skirting & steps $34,995 863-983-8107 BANK REPO’S Starting at $15,000 Mobile Home Angels 561-721-2230 CLEWISTONFurnished 12 x 60 mobile home, Tropical, Lot 50 Clewiston, 2br, 2ba, 11x33 screen room, newer appliances., 10x10 shed, shingle roof, carport (863)983-0980 Used 14x80 3 Bed, 2 Bath $5000 863-228-1154 Public Notice NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED PROPERTY NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to Florida Statue §715.109, that AQUA ISLES MOBILE HOME PARK will set the following abandoned property situated in Hendry County, Florida, described as: Abandoned Mobile Home bearing VIN #FLFLK70A177510P, including, but not limited to, all personal property located in and surrounding mobile home, located at 900 Aqua Isles Blvd., Lot H24, LaBelle, FL 33935 within Aqua Isles Mobile Home Park, located in LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at Aqua Isles Mobile Home Park, 900 Aqua Isles Blvd., LaBelle, Florida at 9:00 a.m. on March 22, 2012. 411555 CN 3/8,15/2012 Public NoticeNOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP HENDRY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a workshop on March 27, 2012, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at the Hendry County Courthouse, Commission Chambers, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, for the purpose of discussing the 2012-2013 County Budgets. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting or workshop, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida Tristan Chapman, Chairman 412049 CN/CB 3/15/2012 Public Notice NOTICE The public is hereby noti ed that the City of Clewiston Code Enforcement Special Magistrate will hold a public hearing on March 28, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. The hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers, 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida pursuant to Chapter 26 of the City of Clewiston’ s Code of Ordinances. All interested persons are invited to attend. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, any person needing a special accommodation to participate in this matter should contact the City Clerk by mail at 115 West Ventura Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440, or by telephone at number (863) 983-1484, no later than three (3) days prior to the hearing or proceeding for which this notice has been given. Notice is hereby given, that any person wishing to appeal any decision made by the Code Enforcement Special Magistrate with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing that is the subject of this advertisement/notice, will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CITY OF CLEWISTON, FLORIDA Travis Reese, Community Development Director 412307 CN 3/15/2012 Public Notice 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 2436 2008 1074433-03000020110 GAME Investments, Inc. Lot 11, Block 2, Woodland Subdivision, accor ding to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410316 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2473 2008 1074433-03000170050 GAME Investments, Inc. Lot 5, Block 17, The Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410323 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice 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 2474 2008 1074433-03000170060 GAME Investments, Inc. Lot 6, Block 17, The Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410314 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton ll, 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 3039 2008 4104329-03021360340 John C. Swearingen Lot 34, Block 2136, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410315 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III, 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 3867 2007 4104329-12025010380 Monica Dennis Lot 38, Block 2501, Port LaBelle Unit 12, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 42, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410301 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, 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 168 2007 1064428-A0001640000 John C. Swearingen The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410305 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Houses Sale For more listings, go to www.newszap.com NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III, 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 3999 2007 4104329-13025380070 Peter Keenan Lot 7, Block 2538, Port LaBelle Unit 13, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 55, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411762 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT John & llene Klasfeld Co Tr., 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 3614 2007 4104329-10023710050 Walter Gray & Cisceline Gray. Lot 5, Block 2371, Port LaBelle Unit 10, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410322 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III, 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 3568 2007 4104329-10023490210 Estalla DeGiron & Maria Del R. Giron Lot 21, Block 2349, Port LaBelle Unit 10, a subdivision according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411758 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Denton II, 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 3197 2007 4104329-07022010270 Pensco Trust Company FBO Gary Muzzonigro #MUIBA Lot 27, Block 2201, Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411759 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 14 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 See Page 2 for information about how to contact the newspaper.newszap.comFree SpeechFree Ads Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 22-2009-CA-000238 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, VS. JACKIE L. BYLSMA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MANAGING MEMBER OF TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC A/K/A JACKIE LYNN BYLSMA; TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC; APRIL TURNER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MANAGING MEMBER OF TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC; CHARLES TURNER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MEMBER OF TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC A/K/A CHARLES ROBERT TURNER; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 27th day of Feb., 2012, and entered in Case No. 22-2009-CA-000238, of the Circuit Court of the 20TH Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST BANK is the Plaintiff and JACKIE L. BYLSMA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MANAGING MEMBER OF TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC A/K/A JACKIE LYNN BYLSMA; TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC; APRIL TURNER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MANAGING MEMBER OF TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC; CHARLES TURNER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MEMBER OF TNT REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS, LLC A/K/A CHARLES ROBERT TURNER; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the AT FRONT STEPS, SOUTH DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 AVENUE J, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471, 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this noti cation if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Joe Flint Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Law Of ce of Marshall C. Watson 1800 NW 49 Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 412223 GCD 3/15,22/2012 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME The undersigned does hereby certify that Jaime Miranda and Katheleen Coco conducting a Retail business at Clewiston, Florida, under the ctitious name of Mirror, Mirror, LLC and that said rm is composed of the following persons whose names and places of residence are as follows: Jaime Miranda 601 S. Francisco St., Apt D Clewiston, FL 33440 Kathleen Coco 601 S. Francisco St., Apt D Clewiston, FL 33440 Ownership of Mirror, Mirror LLC is as follows: Jaime Miranda and Katheleen Coco It is my intention to apply to the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations to register the said name of Mirror, Mirror, LLC under the provisions of Chapter 90-267, laws of Florida, Acts of 1991. Jaime Miranda DATE: 2-28-2012 412114 CN 3/15/2012 Public Notice

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2472 2008 1074433-03000170040 GAME Investments, Inc. Lot 4, Block 17, The Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 1 and 2, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410319 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Ella III, 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 3978 2007 4104329-13025330030 Equity Trust Company Custodian FBO Julie Prop-Birch Lot 3, Block 2533, Port LaBelle Unit 13, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 56, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410306 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2574 2008 1314433-A0003500000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 31, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 5870, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411773 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT John & llene Klasfeld Co Tr., 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 3470 2007 4104329-09023010500 Sonia E. McDonald and Everton McDonald Lot 50, Block 2301, Port LaBelle Unit 9, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 144, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410318 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Marilyn W. Osborne, 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 4238 2008 4104329-07022230070 Mario R. Mendez & Irma L. Mendez Lot 7, Block 2223, Port LaBelle Unit 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 116, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410317 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2542 2008 1314433-A0001890000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest 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 East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5726, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411777 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice 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 2536 2008 1314433-A0001580000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 31, 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 5719, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411778 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice 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 1404 2008 1134432-A0002360100 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. 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 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5538, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411761 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2578 2008 1314433-A0003660000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast 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 6106, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411766 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 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 1453 2008 1144432-A0000730100 Felix & Beatriz Mojena The East one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Excluding road of right-of-way. Also known as Tract 3446, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411767 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 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 1338 2008 1134432-A0000460000 GAME Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest 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 5582, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411763 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 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 1401 2008 1134432-A0002310000 GAME Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast 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 5534, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411764 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Pinot 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 1624 2006 1314433-A0002650000 Evora Hermis Lot No. 5879, Section “J-1”; The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest 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. 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410299 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012

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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2010 2008 1264432-A0000200000 GAME Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 26, 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 1057, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410313 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice 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 1403 2008 1134432-A0002330000 GAME Investments, Inc. The West one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5558, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411757 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice 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 2510 2008 1314433-A0000460000 GAME Investments, Inc. The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest 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 5956, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410302 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice 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 1558 2008 1154432-A0000580100 Rojelio Garcia & Maria De Jesus Garcia The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3295, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411772 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 2513 2008 1314433-A0000620000 GAME Investments, Inc The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast 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 6014, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410309 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 Public Notice 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 2561 2008 1314433-A0003090000 G.A.M.E. Investments, Inc. The North one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest 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. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the North 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5740, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411779 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 Public Notice 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 1032 2007 1134432-A0001430000 Maria Perez The West one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 13, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the North 40 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road to the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3049, 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012. Dated this 8th day of March, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 412281 CN/CB 3/15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 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 1550 2008 1154432-A0000440000 Arnaldo Marquez Jr. Est. & Pilar Home Developers, Inc. The South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3234, 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 April, 2012 which is the 12th day of April, 2012 Dated this 29th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 411771 CN 3/8,15,22,29/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Joint Glades-Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged announces a public hearing to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. PLACE: Hendry County Administrative Of ces, 640 South Main Street, Conference Room #2, LaBelle, Florida 33935 GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Public Hearing items include: Minor Update of the Transportation Disadvantaged Service Plan (TDSP) and Annual CTC Evaluation Report. You may view the agenda on the SWFRPC website at www.swfrpc.org All meetings of the Local Coordinating Boards are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Ms. Deborah Kooi at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 210 at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 Voice / (800) 955-8771 TDD or e-mail dkooi@swfrpc.org. The SWFRPC planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation District One Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. For more information, you may contact Ms. Deborah Kooi at (239) 338-2550, Ext. 210 or by e-mail at dkooi@swfrpc.org. 412238 CN/CB 3/15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Joint Glades-Hendry Local Coordinating Board for the Transportation Disadvantaged announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. (immediately following the Public Hearing) PLACE: Hendry County Administrative Of ces, 640 South Main Street, Conference Room #2, LaBelle, Florida 33935 You may view the agenda on the SWFRPC website at www.swfrpc.org GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Regional Quarterly Meeting All meetings of the Local Coordinating Board are open to the public. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Deborah Kooi at the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council by calling (239) 338-2550, Ext. 210 or by e-mail at dkooi@swfrpc.org at least seven days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or 800-955-8771 (TDD). The SWFRPC’s planning process is conducted in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or bene ciary who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status may le a complaint with the Florida Department of Transportation, District One, Title VI Coordinator Robin Parrish at (863) 519-2675 or by writing her at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, Florida 33831. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. For more information, you may contact Ms. Deborah Kooi at (239) 338-2550, Ext. 210 or by e-mail at dkooi@swfrpc.org. 412247 CN/CB 3/15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Chapter 197.512 Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Investments 2234, 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 2555 2007 2024329-61000000060 Lyle F. McCandless Parts of Lots 2 and 3, Rosenberry Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 24, Public Records of Lee County, lying and being in Hendry County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Begin at the Southwest corner of Lot 3 of Rosenberry Subdivision, of the East one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 8, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida, as a point of beginning; thence East, along the South boundary of Lot 3, a distance of 538 feet to the West line of Carlyle Street; thence North, along the West line of Carlyle Street, a distance of 231.80 feet; thence West parallel to the South line of Lot 3, a distance of 175 feet; thence South, parallel to Carlyle Street, a distance of 151.80 feet; thence West, parallel to the South line of Lot 3, a distance of 363 feet to the West line of Lot 3; thence South, a distance of 81 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 Fifth Thursday in the month of March, 2012 which is the 29th day of March, 2012 Dated this 15th day of February, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 410311 CN 2/23, & 3/1,8,15/2012 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 FM# 428104 BID No. 2012-14 Opening Date and Time: March 22, 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 March 22, 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 March 8, 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 Purchasing, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up and mailing address), or by calling 863-675-5220. Bidders must be registered with Purchasing in order to receive the plans and specs. 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 410600 CB/CN 2/23;3/1,8,15/2012 16 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 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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Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 2011-CA-963 SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BIG LAKE NATIONAL BANK, Plaintiff, VS. YUSIMI LAU, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YUSIMI LAU, Any and All Unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the herein named individual Defendants, and UNKNOWN TENANT #1 n/k/a RIGOBERTO CASO, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 5, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-963, of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida, wherein SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BIG LAKE NATIONAL BANK, is the Plaintiff and YUSIMI LAU, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YUSIMI LAU and UNKNOWN TENANT #1 n/k/a RIGOBERTO CASO, I will sell, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HENDRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 25 E Hickpochee, Labelle, Florida 33935, SECOND FLOOR, at 11:00 AM on the 4th day of April, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 4, Block 88, Montura Ranch Estates, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37-39, inclusive, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Also including (1) 1989 Royal Mobile Home ID# 136111174. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAT THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated the 8th day of March, 2012. Clerk of Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 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 the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sheila Mann, Court Operations Manager, whose of ce is located at the Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, and whose telephone number is (239) 533-1700, within two working days of your receipt of this [describe notice]; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 412164 CN 3/15,22/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO BUILDING AND BUILDING REGULATIONS Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., in the Commission Room, Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida, to consider changes to the building regulations entitled as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE HENDRY COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 1-7, BUILDING AND BUILDING REGULATIONS, ARTICLE I, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-7-3, ESTABLISHMENT OF WIND SPEED LINE; CHAPTER 1-58, BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS, ARTICLE I, SPECIFICALLY SECTIONS 1-58-1, BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND APPEALS, SECTION 1-58-4, DEFINITIONS, SECTION 1-58-5, TECHNICAL CODES ADOPTED; ARTICLE XI, ELIMINATION OR REPAIR OF UNSAFE BUILDINGS, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-58-104, ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS OR REHABILITATION WORK, SECTION 1-58-106, MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS REQUIRED, SECTION 1-58-109, NOTICE OF NONCOMPLIANCE, SECTION 1-58-111, ORDERS BY BUILDING OFFICIAL, SECTION 1-58-114, EXTENSION OF TIME FOR COMPLIANCE; ARTICLE XII, MOBILE HOME, MODULAR HOME AND ACCESSORY STRUCTURES, ANCHORING, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 1-58-118, MOBILE HOME ANCHORING AND BLOCKING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS OF LAW; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION, INCLUSION IN CODE, AND SCRIVENER’S ERRORS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Hendry County Commission with respect to any matter discussed at such meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for inspection on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Of ce of the County Attorney, 110 Broward Avenue, LaBelle, Florida. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA Tristan Chapman, Chairman 412265 CN/CB 3/15/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 222012CP 000005XXXXXX PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF JUAN C. GARCIA A/K/A JUAN GARCIA Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby noti ed that a Petition for Summary Administration has been led in the estate of JUAN C. GARCIA A/K/A JUAN GARCIA, deceased, File Number 22201CP00005 XXXXXX, by the Circuit Court for Glades County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 10, Moore Haven, Florida 33471; that the total value of the estate is homestead real property and personal property of $500.00, and that the names and addresses of those to whom it will be assigned after the entry of an order is: MARGARITA G. FREIRE, 3109 Braddock Street, Tampa, Florida 32607 OMAR M. GARCIA, 1111 Shipwatch Circle, Tampa, Florida 33602 CINDY G. GENNARO, 10507 Hinds Place, Odessa, Florida 33556 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the rst publication of this notice must le their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must le their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the rst publication of this Notice is March 8, 2012. MARGARITA G. FREIRE Petitioner OMAR M. GARCIA, Petitioner CINDY G. GENNARO, Petitioner ERIC S. KANE, P.L. ERIC S. KANE, ESQUIRE Attorney for Petitioners Florida Bar No. 0847941 20900 N.E. 30th Avenue, Suite 403 Aventura, Florida 33180 305-937-7280 410444 CN 3/8,15/2012 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, MARCH 16, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at 1225 N.W. Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of JULISSA CAMACHOQUEEN SIZE BED MATRESS AND BOX SPRING, TOYS, 2 SPEAKERS, 3 TV’S, FAN, STEREO, MISCELLANEOUS • Property of LEONDRAE CAMEL -2 WING BACK CHAIRS, 2 TABLE LAMPS BED SPREAD, CARPET, SUITCASE,AIR PURIFIER, MISCELLANEOUS. • Property of BODDY MCNEAL 1 BIKE QUEEN SIZE HEADBOARD, 4 TIRES, 19” TV, GIRL’S BIKE ,TOYS, MISCELLANEOUS. 411298 SUN 3/8,15/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY DEFERRED COMPENSATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee will hold a meeting March 22, 2012, at 2:30 p.m., at the Hendry County Administrative of ce, Conference Room #1, 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to 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. Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee 412047 CN/CB 3/15/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 26-2011-CA-000446 JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST KENNETH EUGENE SCHEMM, DECEASED et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST KENNETH EUGENE SCHEMM, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING 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 SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HENDRY County, Florida: THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 43 SOUTH, RANGE 31 EAST, HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA, SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR ACCESS ROADS OVER THE WEST 30 FEET THEREOF AND THE SOUTH 30 FEET THEREOF; ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT 48, PIONEER PLANTATION, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION; TOGETHER WITH A 1999 NOBILITY MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, IDENTIFICATION NO. N17739 has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Florida Default Law Group, Pl., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in theC lewiston News. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 6th day of March, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of the Court By: /S/ J. Bevis As Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, Pl. P:O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 NUTTER-FHA-1 -UNASSIGNEDTeam 4F 11015921 -F1 1015921 **See .Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in. this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 311.2, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 3390], telephone number (813) 335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-9558770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. 411969 CN 3/15,22/2012NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT You are hereby noti ed that the Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Central County Water Control District will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2012_ at 7 pm at the Central County Conference Room located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm St. Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is to transact any and all business which may come before the Board. If a person decides to appeal the decision of the Board of Supervisors with respect to any matter considered at the public meeting or hearing herein referred he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. 412104 CN 3/15,22/2012 NOTICE TO PUBLICThe Hendry County Hospital Authority Board of Directors will conduct their monthly Board meeting on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm in Suite 1 at Hendry Regtional Convenient Care Center, 450 S. Main Street, LaBelle, FL 33935. The public is invited to attend.412292 CN 3/15/2012 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 Public Notice Public NoticeBLUEGRASS FESTIVAL March 15 17, 20121st Annual Okeesimmee Bluegrass Festival sponsored in party by the Okeechobee County Tourism Development Council. Local, Regional and National bands will be performing over a 3 day period at the Okee-Tantie Campground & Marina 10430 State Road 78 West, Okeechobee, 34974. Festival kicks off Thursday 3/15/12 @ 3:00 pm 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 1:00 pm 9:00 pm. Bands performing Nothin Fancy, Cody Shuler & Pine Mountain Railroad, The Travelers, Hagar’s Mountain Boys, The Links, Hwy 441 South, Palmetto Ramblers and Keith Bass & the Florida Bluegrass Express. For additional information go to www.okeesimmeebluegrass.com or call Keith Bass at 863-781-2376 or Darlene Bass at 863-634-5815. Construction Notice to Mariners Partial Obstruction of Okeechobee Waterway HERBERT HOOVER DIKE Culvert 1A Glades CountyThe waters of the Okeechobee Waterway adjacent to Herbert Hoover Dike and Culvert 1A will be partially obstructed due to construction activities. Recreational and commercial boaters are asked to use precaution when navigating through this section of the waterway between the Alvin L Ward park boat ramps and Uncle Joe’s Fish Camp boat ramps. Signs and navigational markers will be in place before the construction area to instruct mariners to reduce speed and use caution. Type of Operation: Cofferdam construction to facilitate culvert replacement Location of Operation: Okeechobee Waterway 810’34”W 2648’56”N Duration of Operations: Jan 2012 – Oct 2014 Vessels involved: Barge = Mobro 203; Push boat = The Badger VHF-FM radio frequencies monitored: Channel 13 and 16 Point of Contact: Adrian Bell Odebrecht Construction 24 hour phone number: 504-729-7610 Chart number: 11428, Dated 01 Aug 20 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Earn some extra cash. Sell your used items in the classifieds Join all the people who say, I sold it in the classifieds.Ž The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. 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. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads The classifieds are the most successful salespersonintown. When you want something sold, advertise in the classifieds. Its never too late to find the perfect gift. Look for it in the classifieds. Shop from a gift catalog thats updated regulaly: the classifieds. Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public NoticeREQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND QA TESTING SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH WEST COWBOY WAY SIDEWALKS, FROM AMANDA STREET TO WALLEN STREET AND FROM CARLYLE STREET TO SR 29 IN HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA FM# 428104 RFQ. No: 2012-11 OPENING DATE: MARCH 22, 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 Wa llen 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 inhouse 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 March 22, 2012, at which time all responses to this request wi ll be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and RFQ Documents can be obtained from the 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 410602 CN/CB 2/23;3/1,8,15/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDAConsolidated Case No. 08-149 CASALVADOR ESQUENAZ, Plaintiff V. BENITO LOPEZ, et. al. Defendants. SALVADOR ESQUENAZ, Plaintiff Case No. 08-150CA V. BENITO LOPEZ, et. al., Defendants. ESTHER GREENSHER, Plaintiff Case No. 08-151 CA V. BENITO LOPEZ, et. al., Defendants NOTICE OF SALE TO: BENITO LOPEZ, LISSETTE LOPEZ AND ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS AND OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH AND UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS and any and all persons who may claim an interest in the real property described below: Notice is given that pursuant to Final Judgment dated December 20, 2011, in Case No: 08-149 Consolidated of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Hendry County, Florida in which Salvador Esquenazi is the Plaintiff and Benito Lopez and Lissette Lopez are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East Hickpoochee Avenue, Second Floor Lobby, LaBelle, FL 33975 on March 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., the following described property set forth in the Final Judgment: EXHIBIT “A” Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 16, Township 43 South, Range 29 East, Hendry County, Florida; thence N 8654’10” along the South line of said Section 16, a distance of 47.40 feet; thence N 0310’00” W along the East right of way of State Road 29, a distance of 710.00 feet to the South right of way of a road; thence N 8654’10E, along the South right of way, a distance of 1780.00 feet to the Northwest corner of the Tract being described and the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 86 54’10” E along the South right of way of a road, a distance 640.00 feet; thence S 03 10’00” E, a distance of 340.00 feet; thence S 86 54’10” W a distance of 340.00 feet to the point of beginning. The Tract of land herein described is also known as Tract 13 of Unit C. Dated March 6, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /S/ J. Bevis Deputy Clerk 411951 CN 3/15,22/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF STEPHEN J. REYNOLDS Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of STEPHEN J. REYNOLDS, deceased, whose date of death was July 21, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hendry County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1760, LaBelle, Florida 33975. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with the court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is March 8, 2012. TRICIA K. REYNOLDS Personal Representative 470 S. Davis Street LaBelle, Florida 33935 STEVEN J. POLHEMUS, ESQ. Attorney for Personal Representative Post Of ce Drawer 2188 LaBelle, Florida 33975 Telephone 863-675-0087 By: Steven J. Polhemus, Esquire Florida Bar Number 182567 411618 CN 3/8,15/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on March 27, 2012 at 2:00 PM at AAA Self Storage, 657 Hwy 27, Moore Haven, FL, the undersigned, AAA Self Storage, will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: Renardo Jurineack #15 Latoya Jones #63 Leroy Myers #91 & #92 411876 GCD 3/15,22/2012 Public Notice Your new car could be in todays paper. Have you looked for it?

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 I know I keep telling you that the shing here on Okeechobee is the best but it keeps getting better every week. My clients caught several big bass this past week that were over seven pounds, including a monster ten pound sh. The number of bass that we have been catching has also been awesome; forty sh days have been pretty common. Not sure when this bass shing frenzy will end but now would be a great time to come shing on Lake Okeechobee. The live bait bite with wild shiners continues to be the best way to go but I did have a couple different clients catch bass over eight pounds on arti cial lures last week. The bass still seem to be on the outside grass line closest to open water this past week but I have also seen some schooling bass out in the open water. All of the bass seem to be about two to three weeks ahead of what they are usually doing this time of the year and I think the mild winter and warm water temperatures have a lot to do with it. I have still been catching sh from Cochran's Pass to Long Point but all on the outside grass line. If live bait is your favorite way to catch bass, then you will need about six dozen to last you until noon. I have been catching more bass in the morning on live bait but bigger ones are coming in the afternoon. This also holds true for the arti cial bite with the big bass being caught later in the morning or afternoon. The jig has been my go to bait for bass this past week with the Charlie's Worms Zipper Dipper being my second choice, junebug is still my color choice for the Zipper Dippers. I have also caught a few bass on spinner baits and some of the other guides have been doing really well on them, again along the outside grass line seems to be the place to be. I have been targeting the base of bulrush patches to catch most of the bass I have been catching on arti cial lures. Areas like the shoal, east wall, Rita Island, and Long Point have all been productive areas. The w ind has been our deciding factor as to where to sh. If the wind blows too much dirty water into an area, then the bass are a lot harder to catch. As we approach April, the bluegill should begin bedding and the shing should be awesome this year with all the right conditions. I know of a few guides already catching them on crickets. So, it should only get better in the next few weeks. I have started hearing great news out of the Florida Keys about the tarpon and, as most know, I guide for them from mid April through June. This season should start a little earlier with the water temperatures up and the shing should be off the hook. Until next time good luck, tight lines, and I hope to see everyone on the water soon.Capt. Mark King is a full time guide out of Roland Martin’s Marina and Resort in Clewiston. Give him a call at 863-677-0983 or go to www. markking shing.com or www.tarponinthekeys. com to book a trip. Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report SUBMITTED PHOTOPaul Schara from New York with a 10 pound Okeechobee bass.

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In a year shaped by economic uncertainties, a cloudy future regarding the delivery of water to Glades homes, and crippling unemployment, voters seemed to favor the candidates who promised change. In Belle Glade, incumbent Commissioner William Grear Jr. was defeated by his opponent, Larry Underwood, who swept the race in convincing fashion. Underwood secured 62 percent of the vote, 633 votes total, to end Grear’s campaign for reelection. Grear managed only 38 percent of the vote, grabbing 385 votes total. The second race of the night was certainly a landslide. Out of a total of 1,018 votes cast in this race, Johnny Burroughs Jr. managed to capture fully 75 percent of the votes, 764 votes total, to defeat political opponent Ralph Walker. Walker suffered a devastating loss, securing 25 percent of the votes, 254 total. Burroughs will assume the seat left vacant by longtime Belle Glade Commissioner Gwen AsiaHolley. In Pahokee, political newcomer Felisia Hill handily defeated incumbent Commissioner Henry Crawford Jr. for his seat on the Pahokee board. Hill swept the race with 62 percent of the votes, 335 total, eclipsing Crawford’s 38 percent, 204 votes. South Bay was spared Election Day events – and the cost of holding an election – when its two commission spots failed to attract any political challengers. There, Vice-Mayor Linda Johnson and Commissioner Joe Kyles automatically secured their seats on the South Bay Commission. Similarly, Mary Ross Wilkerson in Belle Glade and Keith Babb in Pahokee kept their seats on their commissions. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 ELECTIONContinued  1 two cities, vying for the attention of the voting public. It seemed to pay off more in Pahokee, where 19 percent of registered voters came out to vote Felisia Hill as their newest city commissioner. Exactly 539 voters showed from the two precincts out of a total registered voter count of 2,834. While the voting populace was more spirited in the city of Pahokee, Belle Glade found itself hovering just above that low countywide level. Belle Glade reported a turnout of 13.75 percent on Election Day. Of the 7,401 registered voters across seven precincts in that city, only 1,018 showed up to the polls for the 12 hours that voting was open. The voters who did show up handed victories to Larry Underwood and Johnny Burroughs Jr. for seats on the Belle Glade City Commission. VOTESContinued  1 PHOTO / JOSE ZARAGOZAIt was a long day for these women on Tuesday. They were ready at 7 a.m. and were prepared to stick it out until polls closed at 7 p.m. PHOTO / JOSE ZARAGOZANo car was wasted on the hard-working campaigners.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Come meet Jerri, Carissa, Jamie & Brandi Along with all the other staff!LaBelle’s #1 Bar & Grill!863-342-8216870 W. Hickpochee Ave • LaBelle, FL 33935Live music Tuesday Saturday Nights Home of the Top DrawŽ Bloomin Onion & the Daily Happy Hour 11am to 7pm The Prettiest Girls East of I-75 Plus 20 T.V.s to watch your favorite sporting events NIGHTLY DRINK SPECIALS Top DrawŽ Pitchers Tuesday $2 Domestic Bottles Wednesday $2 Captain Morgan Friday $1 Top DrawŽ Drafts 9pm to 11pm Saturday $6 Jager Bombs 9pm to Midnight Sunday $2 Bloody Marys CALENDAR OF EVENTSEvery Saturday Texas Hold Em Poker at 7pm Friday & Saturday, March 16 and 17 JJ McCoy Friday & Saturday, March 23 and 24 Iron Outlaws Every Sunday Beer Pong at 7pm 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee March 15, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOPennies for PatientsBelle Glade Elementary took part in the fundraisier “Pennies for Patients.” The school raised around $3,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The classroom that raised the most was Ms. Rinehart’s VPK. SUBMITTED PHOTOGirls Day Symposium makes a difference in lives of Belle Glade youthThe James Lee Foundation hosted a Girls Day Symposium at Lake Shore Middle School in Belle Glade on Saturday, March 3rd. Over 50 students gathered at Lake Shore Middle for the inspirational Girls Day Symposium. James Lee, a 2003 graduate of Glades Central Community High School and now a Tampa Bay Buccaneer hosted the symposium though his foundation. The mission of the James Lee Foundation is to motivate and inspire youth within the cities of Belle Glade and Tampa, FL to ‘dare to dream’ and ‘strive to succeed.’ The Foundation aims to do so by creating partnerships with various middle and high schools through the creation of academic incentives, scholarship/mentoring programs and athletic events. Showing the kinds of words that appeal — and those that don’t — in agricultural messages, research by the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) recently debuted in a national academic journal. Led by doctoral student Joy Goodwin, the PIE Center’s agricultural message testing project appears in the current issue of the Journal of Applied Communications. Goodwin wrote “Is Perception Reality? Improving Agricultural Messages by Discovering How Consumers Perceive Messages” with former PIE Center staffer Christy Chiarelli and Development Director Tracy Irani. Analysis of consumers’ perceptions and understanding of commonly used agricultural w ords and phrases led to recommendations that communicators shift their portrayal of agricultural practices from corporate terms such as “best management practices” to more casual words like local, family-owned and farmer. The research also identi ed an opportunity to educate consumers about the de nition of “sustainable growth” and “local” produce, as focus group participants did not associate a solid meaning with either. In general, participants in the four focus groups involved in the study tended to favor messages that gave them clear mental images of people and action, far more so than corporatesounding themes, which they tended to view through a cynical lens. Following the research, the PIE Center secured a Specialty Crop Block Grant from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to explore consumer perceptions and de nitions of “locally grown” produce as well as its economic impact. “The PIE Center has provided me with great opportunities to work on many great research projects, and it is awesome to know that others are recognizing the importance of our work,” Goodwin said. “I can’t wait to see the impact that current and future PIE Center research has throughout the industry.” Irani, one of the study’s co-authors and the center’s development director, called having the center’s research recognized in a peer-reviewed journal for the rst time since it opened in 2009 “great news.” The 2010 perceptions research, funded by the Agriculture Institute of Florida, spawned additional projects. In 2011, PIE Center researchers analyzed web-based agriculture awareness campaigns in all 50 states and asked consumers about their perceptions of strategically framed messages about agricultural issues. The PIE Center will reveal results from the third installment on March 20 at the University of Florida’s Straughn Center at 10 a.m. The outcomes show what needs to be done differently to help the agricultural industry appeal to the public more effectively. Agricultural Messages That Pack The Most Punch