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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: 10-11-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Belle Glade (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Belle Glade
Coordinates: 26.685278 x -80.671389 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 66, no. 44 (Dec. 7, 1989)-
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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BY NAJI TOBIAS e SunGlades Central’s rst victory of the season couldn’t have come at a better time and place. Fresh off their bye week, the Raiders (1-0 in District 14-5A play; 1-4 overall) pulled a much-needed win over Suncoast, 47-0, in their Oct. 5 home game. Glades Central was expected to thoroughly dominate the Chargers it its district opener and did just that, thanks to three rst-half rushing touchdowns from senior triplethreat Will Likely. It was Likely’s rst three scores of the season, a fact that dawned upon fellow teammate/senior wide receiver T.J. Abrams. “Will showed us why he’s the best player in Palm Beach County,” said Abrams, who scored a touchdown of his own in Glades Central’s blowout win. “We’re happy to see him getting to the end zone again.” Raiders senior quarterback Antwan Washington threw for two touchdowns in the win, one each to sophomore wide receiver Jonathan Istache and junior wide receiver BY AMANDA RAMOSGUY e Sun“I love the fact that I can be helping someone on a domestic call or nding their missing child and right after that be taking a large amount of drugs off the street, or a shooter in this case. It can go from one extreme to the next and you never know what your day consists of when you go to work,” says Deputy Justin Dameron. That is just what happened on July 9, 2012 -a completely unexpected arrest as a result of a minor traf c violation. Sgt. Dererk Savage reports that ofcers responded to a shooting where the victim was shot twice. The suspect had ed the scene and spent his day dodging deputies. Deputies Dameron and Alfonso began their shift as any other in roll call where they received information on the suspect and began their usual patrol. During the shift, Deputy Dameron performed a routine traf c stop for a minor violation; he noticed that the four people in the car were acting suspiciously. Deputy Alfonso responded as routine back-up for Deputy Dameron and also felt uneasy about the situation, so they dug a little deeper. Through various questions and other signals (verbal and non-verbal), the deputies were able to identify one of the passengers as the suspect involved in the shooting earlier in the day. “As a result of their attention to detail, they were able to identify the shooter and take him into custody without incident. This all took place during a time when one of the worst shooting events in the Glades was in BUY A NEW 2012 F150Get 0% APR Financing for 60 Months.* With approved credit through Ford Credit. Not all customers will qualify for 0% APR. See Dealer for details. Images are for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 10/31/12. T O V. N. Arrestspage 23SEE DEPUTIES  13 SEE FOOTBALL  12 Raiders Get Their First Win of Season Recognizing Local DeputiesRoutine traf c stop results in jail for shooter and nominations for two deputies SUBMITTED PHOTODeputy Justin D. Dameron and Deputy A. Alfonso share the honor of “Deputy of the Month” for August as a result of their diligen ce and attention to detail.

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Glades Day Fellowship of Christian Athletes The last FCA meeting was held on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The guest speaker was Tim Wilcox, a coach and bible teacher at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach. He is also the director of PuraVida Missions in Costa Rica, helping to spread the good news of Jesus Christ! The kids all enjoyed a great time of food, fun, and fellowship, while hearing Tim’s message. Be sure to make it to the next FCA meeting which will be the FCA Halloween party at the home of Frances Adams on Oct. 29 or 31. Gator Football and Volleyball On Friday, Oct. 12, the varsity football team will be playing at home against Village Academy at 7 p.m. The Lady Gators varsity volleyball team will play in the Florida Christian tournament in Miami on Oct. 12 and 13. Also, all three Gator volleyball teams will play away at Jupiter Christian on Oct. 16 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Gator Network and Clean Up The Campus Day The next “Clean Up the Campus Day” will be held this Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Be a part of making Glades Day the best it can be for your children! Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Come out for a fun and competitive day of golf on Oct. 13 at the Mayacoo Country Club in West Palm Beach. Everyone is welcome to join the GDS family for a great family fun event! Remember to save the date of March 9, 2013 for the annual Spring Gala fundraiser! Every year hundreds of people come to this fabulous event for a delicious dinner, live and silent auctions, dancing and lots of fun! Don’t miss out, and be sure to mark your calendars. GDS News There will be no school on Oct. 15 due to a Teacher Work Day. Oct. 16, 1st term grades will be posted on Renweb. Oct. 17 the PSAT will be given to all juniors and some sophomores. Blood Drive On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Big Red Bus will be at Glades Day School again for the third blood drive, so clear a space in your calendars to come out and save three lives! Homecoming Week 2012 Homecoming week will be Monday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 26. Students will have a variety of activities scheduled during the week. Lower school students will participate in dress up days and will be excused at the end of the school day to watch the upper school students compete in games in the courtyard. Homecoming t-shirts, tattoos, beads, bam sticks and bows will be sold. The theme will be, “Slay the Saints in the Swamp.” The dress up days will be the following; Monday: Pajama Day, Tuesday: Twin Day, Wednesday: Legacy Day, Thursday: Cartoon Day, and Friday: Spirit Day. The Gator Growl will be held on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. The Homecoming Dance with the theme “Dance until the World Ends” will be held Friday, October 26th from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Advanced ticket prices are single $10 and couples $15. At the door, single $12, Couple $18. The food will be provided by Chickl-a. Alumni and Friends Homecoming Social All GDS alumni and friends are invited to attend a gathering after the Homecoming football game on Oct. 26 at the Elks Club. The event begins at 9 p.m. and lasts until the last guest leaves. There will be food, music, dancing and a cash bar available. The cost is $10 per person and $20 per couple for advanced tickets, and $15 per person or $30 per couple at the door. Members of the 1982 State Champion Football Team will be honored at the football game. Come and catch up with old friends! Fall Festival The fall festival has been changed to Oct. 27. The costume parade will begin at 5 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Activities included will be bingo, white elephant auction, cake auction, and ticket raf es for several items. There will be plenty of games including a bean bag toss, treasure chest, shing booth, bounce houses and many more. There will be plenty of delicious treats that will be sure to satisfy those of you with a sweet tooth!Pahokee Elementary Picture Day Picture Day is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 15. All students will be photographed, but only students who return their pre-payed envelopes will receive pictures. Should you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Vazquez at (561) 924-9701.Belle Glade Elementary Reading Counts Challenge September is over and Belle Glade Elementary is waiting to see which school won the Reading Counts Challenge. This is a challenge that each elementary school in the west area competes in. A trophy goes to the school that has the highest percentage of students reaching their Reading Counts goal that month. Belle Glade Elementary is hoping to keep the trophy at our school. Students need to read, read, read and then take a reading counts test. Each grade group has a certain number of points for each student to earn. Parents and students: Our school will be participating in the Box Tops Program to raise money for our school. Box Tops for Education earns money for your favorite school. Box Tops are located on products that are popular in most homes. BGE’s goal is to earn $1,000 worth of box tops. To learn more access www.BTFE.com. Cut the box tops off different products and bring them to school to give to your teacher. There will be 2 box top pick ups throughout the year. The class with the most box tops brought in will win an ice cream party or ice pops. The Belle Glade Elementary School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting was held on Oct. 3. Mrs. Moore discussed the wonderful activities our students are participating in this school year. Additionally, she explained how our extended day will help with student achievement. Mrs. Moore graciously thanked parents for coming out and supporting their children at Belle Glade Elementary. Reminder: Students, remember to read at least 30 minutes every night. Complete your homework and return it to your teacher at school. Dates to Remember: 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 SCHOOL BRIEFSSEE SCHOOL  11

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440Paid political advertisement paid for by U.S. Sugar, 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, independently of any candida te or committee. He now has gone public with his agenda to raise taxes on business. Using the derogatory term Big SugarŽ in Pelletiers recent campaign letter insults not only U.S. Sugar, the largest employer in town, but also insults every one of our employees, retirees, independent growers, vendors, and every one of the local businesses that rely on the sugar industry. We expect such insulting language from rabid environmentalists on the coast who want to drive us out of business and uninformed outsiders who do not understand sugar issues. We do not expect our people to be publicly insulted by our own locally elected public ocials. Pelletier has obviously resorted to name-calling and class warfare because the facts do not favor his position to radically raise taxes and kill jobs The fact is U.S. Sugar has a valid, approved contract with the Hendry County Property Appraisers Oce that settled several years of litigation. That contract has been upheld by the independent Hendry County Value Adjustment Board, its attorney, and an independent licensed property appraiser hired by the County. The bottom line is that Pelletier means higher taxes and fewer jobs. Hendry County already has the highest unemployment rate in the state. We cannot aord to re-elect Pelletier as property appraiser. Shame on Phillip Pelletier! 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 BY MARGARET ENGLAND Hendry-Glades AudubonThe Little Blue Heron breeds in freshwater and coastal habitats in the United States, ranging from southern California, east to the southeastern states and as far north as coastal Maine. Nesting also occurs as far south as Peru, Brazil and Uruguay. The northern population of this medium-sized heron winters in the southern United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Adults of both sexes have similar color and plumage, with males being larger than the females. The adult Little Blue Heron has a dark blue-grey body and wings. The head is purple, but the chin, throat and upper neck may have some white. During breeding the head and neck turn red brown. Their legs and feet are greygreen to green, but turn black during breeding. Their call is a loud, nasal squawk. Little Blue Herons are the only heron species in which rst-year birds are pure white. The juvenile birds are often confused with Snowy Egrets. Immature Little Blue Herons have a pale, blacktipped bill and greenish legs and dull yellowgreen lores. The Snowy Egret has a black bill, yellow feet and yellow skin in front of the eyes. The confusion ends when the young Little Blue Heron enters the pied "calico" stage and their white feathers are replaced by the dark blue-grey adult plumage. This Species of Special Concern walks very slowly using its feet to stir up prey in vegetated shallow areas in freshwater or saltwater wetlands. They forage alone or in groups for insects, small sh, amphibians and aquatic invertebrates. "White" Little Blue Herons have been observed catching more sh while in the company of Snowy Egrets. In Florida they nest in small isolated colonies with other herons from April through September. Little Blue Herons build a platform of long sticks lined with green vegetation in trees or shrubs. The female lays three to ve blue-green eggs. Both parents incubate the eggs which hatch in 20 to 24 days with the young edging in about 28 days. To join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers at STA5 on Oct. 13, Nov. 10 or Nov. 24, send an e-mail to Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com. Meet at the east end of Deer Fence Road at 8:30 a.m. Reservations are required. Include your name and contact information including an emergency cell number, the date you want attend the STA5 trip, and the number of participants in your party. You may also leave this information at 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. For a schedule of STA5 trips through December 2013 visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Trips being at the STA5 Deer Fence Trailhead located 29 miles south of Clewiston. Please, share your birdwatching experiences and post suggestions for featured birdwatching sites on the Hendry-Glades Audubon or Clewiston News Facebook pages. Inland Birdwatching Fun: Little Blue Heron (LBHE) Margaret England PHOTO / LARRY FROGGEAdult Little Blue Heron.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440Paid political advertisement paid for by U.S. Sugar, 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, independently of any candida te or committee. WHY KRISTINA KUPLA SHOULD BE ELECTED AS HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER Pelletier is NOT a licensed real estate appraiser. Pelletier is NOT a licensed real estate broker. Pelletier does NOT have the education or training to make legitimate property tax assessments. Pelletier has made ZERO eort in four years on the job to get the education or training.Making commercial property assessments without the proper qualications has resulted in over 80% of Pelletiers tax-raising assessmentsŽ being overturned in 2011. Kristina Kulpa is a State-Certied Real Estate Appraiser with national accreditation, a licensed real estate broker and brings 16 years of experience to the job. Hendry County deserves a trained, experienced and licensed property appraiser like Kristina Kulpa, not a name-calling, insulting outsider like Pelletier with a job killing, tax-raising agenda. 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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.Kyra R. Watson, 68CLEWISTON — Kyra R. Watson, passed away October 7, 2012 at the Hope Hospice facility in Lehigh Acres, FL after a four year struggle with cancer. Kyra was born to Bertrice Shaw and Wiley C. Robertson on Nov. 29, 1943, in Laurel, MS. Kyra received degrees from Mississippi State College for Women and LSU. She taught in high school, at Mississippi State and Palm Beach C.C. Like her parents Kyra was a teacher seven days a week, whenever needed, in the home, church, association, and as a special worker for the Florida Baptist Convention. She worked tirelessly at improving Sunday School, Discipleship Training, Missions Education and the WMU in her church and the Big Lake Baptist Assn. People who knew Kyra remember her as a gracious and caring person, sel essly giving herself to serve the needs of her family and her neighbors. Her life was characterized by compassion and consideration for the struggles of others. Kyra is survived by her husband, Earl C “Bill” W atson; two sons, Kyle of Jackson, MS and Timothy (Jessica) of Meridian, Miss.; two grandsons, George Montgomery and Colin Timothy; one brother, Garland Robertson (Laura Lanette) of Austin, Texas along with many other relatives and close friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Clew iston with Pastor Todd Buck of ciating. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 at the Salem Baptist Church, Collins, Miss. Interment will be in the Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Collins, MS. In lieu of owers, the family requests that memorial gifts be sent to the LOTTIE MOON Christmas Offering of any SBC Church. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston www.akin-davis.comRobert E. Mace, 67CLEWISTON — Robert E “Chipper”. Mace, passed away October 3, 2012 in West Palm Beach Hospital in West Palm Beach after an extended illness He was born July 29, 1945 in Charleston, W.Va., to the late Charles and the late Ruth (Coffman) Mace. Mr. Mace married Barbara Patterson. He was a route salesman for the Frito Lay Company for many years. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He moved from Miami to Clewiston with his family in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Mace; three daughters, Michele (Patrick) Winn, Melissa Mace (Carl Ferrara), Catherine (Manny) Rodriguez; ten grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; and friends. You can view the online obituary and leave your condolences to the family at www.akin-davis.com Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home ClewistonZelma Theodosia Keen, 85CLEWISTON — Zelma Theodosia Keen, passed away Sept. 24, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens. She was born March 31, 1927 in Sarasota, Fla., to the late Cecil Jefferson and the late Valeria Gertrude (Nedley) Akin. Survivors include one son, Harold R. Keen; two daughters, Beverly Fernandez, Pamela M. Gunderson; fourteen grandchildren; and ve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth V. Keen and son Kenneth W. Keen. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Saint Margaret’s Catholic Church, Clewiston with Father Jiobani Batista of ciating. Interment was in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven, FL.. In lieu of owers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Dr. Keen Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o 1st Bank of Clewiston, 300 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston, FL 33440 Pro Steadman Scholarship Fund, c/o Hendry Co Extension Of ce, PO Box 68, LaBelle, FL 33975, St. Judes Children Hospital, P. O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. 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Thats why we created MyWonderfulWorld.org. Its part of a free National Geographic-led campaign to give your kids the power of global knowledge. Go there today and help them succeed tomorrow. Start with our free parent and teacher action kits. And let your kids begin the adventure of a lifetime. Its a wonderful world. Explore! Your community directory is a click away! newszap.com Free Speech Free Ads

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 RE-ELECTPhillipPELLETIERKEEP THE CHANGE! HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER Cumpli las promesas de campaa del 2008: Mi oficina esta capacitada para responder a sus preguntas, o sabemos dnde encontrar las respuestas Los empleados reciben capacitacin cruzada para servirle mejor Los empleados son amables y serviciales Nosotros no valoramos su propiedad sobre la base de las ventas especulativas Nosotros no “perciguimos ventas” Los valores se definen por mi oficina y defendida por mi. Yo no necesito “negociar” con el Dept of Revenue para establecer sus valores Logros adicionales: Translade la pocision de Chief Deputy de Lee County a Hendry County nombrando a Dena Pittman de Clewiston como mi Chief Deputy (Chief Deputy / Jefe Adjunto) Se ha reducido el presupuesto de transporte de $70,000 por ao a $11,000 por la obtencin de cinco vehculos del Sheriff Steve Whidden sin costo Traje de vuelta una relacin respetuosa de trabajo con la comisin del condado y otros funcionarios constitucionales Sirvo en varios consejos para el condado y de organizaciones sin fines de lucro He organizado y auspiciado seminarios agrcolas al nivel estatal Aadido ms de $8,000,000 valor al registro fiscal en los ltimos dos aos mediante la eliminacin de las exenciones homestead no elegibles Hacer contacto personal con usted – mucha gente se sorprende de que el funcionario electo hara una visita a su casa para escuchar sus problemas Mantener el Cambio: La oficina del Tasador de la Propiedad debe ser el eje central de informacin del condado compartida por todos. Nuestro sistema de 18 aos de edad informtico es obsoleto debera haber sido reemplazado hace varios aos para mantenerse al da de la tecnologa y con los mandatos el estado. Imagnese poder reportar su cuenta de TPP en lnea; la aplicacin de homestead y otras exenciones en la lnea, el envo de sus propias imgenes de su hogar para el sitio web, o ejecutar una consulta de las ventas con los requisitos de datos especficos. Todo eso y mucho ms est por venir. El mundo est lleno de informacin y debemos permitir que funcione para nosotros. Hicimos un cambio de liderazgo hace cuatro aos y necesitamos de mantenerlo en marcha. No voy a volver a la forma de antes. Si ests de acuerdo conmigo, voten el 06 de Noviembre para “Mantener el Cambio” Keep the Change! Vote for Phillip Pelletierwww.pelletier4pa.com Home Phone: (863) 675-2216 Of“ce Phone: (863) 675-5270(local from Clewiston to LaBelle only): (863) 983-1591Political advertisement paid for and approved by Phillip L. Pelletier, Democrat, for Hendry County Property Appraiser. 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 BY MARK KINGWe have a lot of water here on Lake Okeechobee, with the level at 15.88 feet above sea level and still rising. With this much water, bass are going everywhere, as residents should be doing with their shing poles. I have been catching up to 20 or 30 bass a day and a lot of them are smaller bass but a few bass up to seven pounds have been coming in the boat. This is going to be a great season this year on Okeechobee. The bass have already began moving into the grass, and it is only going to get better for shermen as the water begins to cool off. I am really excited about the shing on the lake this fall, winter, and spring season. I have been shing from Pelican Bay to Cochran's Pass the past couple of weeks and have been having a lot of fun catching bass back in the grass. My favorite way to catch bass is back in the thick grass. Whether I'm ipping heavy mats or throwing a frog or swim bait over the thinner grass, it is all fun to me. My go-to bait lately has been the Gambler Big EZ and EZ Swimmer. I start the morning out with the EZ Swimmer because the bass generally want smaller bait in the morning. However, I move on to the Big EZ after the sun gets up. I have also been throwing a frog and Flapp'n Shads with good success, but the key seems to be a moving bait: the faster the better. The jig bite has also started to pick back up and a one ounce Medlock double weed guardjig in black and blue with a Gambler Mega Daddy Craw for a trailer is my jig choice. When you nd an area that you start catching bass you will want to work that area really well because as of now the bass do seem to be in certain areas. Then you might sh for a mile and not catch anything, then all the sudden you get back into them. As the water cools off there will be a lot more bass moving in from out in open water to the grass. If you are thinking about coming to Lake Okeechobee for shing, now is the time to start planning that trip. This fall, winter, and spring will be one of the best years ever on the lake, and with the amount of water that we have it might be quite a few years before you will get to sh some of the areas that we can now access. Good luck, tight lines, and I hope to see everyone on the water soon. Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 HENDRY COUNTY DESERVES A CANDIDATE WITH EDUCATION AND INTEGRITYELECT KEVIN DRUMMONDFORSUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS www.Electdrummond.com Anything I can do, please call me, Im always available. 863-234-3480.Paid and approved by Kevin Drummond, Republican Candidate for Supervisor of Elections SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITALIMMOKALEE ANIMAL CLINICCLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICComplete Health Program for your pet with our new Save Your Pets Life Program. Low monthly payments include hospitalization and emergencies!Disclaimer: 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. SAVE YOUR PETS LIFE PROGRAM 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Tv Debates and Biblical Sources: How Answers May ComeBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH.D.+ Saints Martins ChurchMy writing at this time is taking place the morning after the rst "Presidential Debate." I was preempted with a meeting obligation and could not watch for myself. However, I made a mental note that it would not matter. I felt that the TV would be full of commentary, analyses, post-hoc re ections, reporters who would say who won and who lost (did somebody have to win or lose, or could the candidates simply expressed their positions?) and I could go around and gathering up opinions from anybody and everybody. I was not mistaken. I now feel I know quite enough about what went on last night during the debates (more than I want to know, really) and my second-hand sources have done a good job of providing what I was not able to see rst-hand. This is not a bad thing! In fact, the great majority of what human beings learn and come to accept is through others without experiencing for themselves what is given to them. We don't "have to re-invent the wheel" for ourselves, don't have to discover the periodic table, don't have to learn how to generate electricity, have warnings about bad weather when we need them, and on and on. I've been told that what we learn from others is in the high 90th percentages; we discover only a small portion on our own. There is another area where I have been very content in learning from secondhand sources, too. That is in the eld of my profession-vocation as a minister. We have many, many sources for religious knowledge. Secondhand, yes, but the best we can get. Bible readings re ect what "Jesus said..." but in reality are accounts of what Matthew, Mark, Luke or John or the others remembered what Jesus said. The accounts differ in emphasis and detail (e.g. look at the various accounts of Jesus' temptation in the wilderness Matthew 4, Mark 1:1213, Luke 4, and not even mentioned in John's gospel) and all point to a common event, but re ect the varied interpretations of the authors and their viewpoints. Chronologies are changed, details are added and omitted, and there are no doubt things that we'd like to know that have not been recorded. The common "WWJD?" (What Would Jesus Do?) re ects my wish and everyone else's that it certainly would be nice if we would know how Jesus felt about what is going on in the world today, what He would have to say, and what He would be teaching for our time. My own way of coming to answers is not by searching for obscure passages or seeking something that may be taken out of context; but in my overall understanding of the nature of the " rsthand source." It is in my relation with the Lord that I nd my answers; not worrying about who said what or why someone quoted something that somebody else ignored. Same way with my human relationships: I will share my personal questions with someone that I have learned to trust, or will discuss my opinions with those that I can respect. My relationships, my loving and being loved, let me feel secure in nding answers to questions through those God has sent into my life. Scripturally, it is enough to have the writings of others and to understand them because of my relationship with the one they have written about. Then I can better understand what I read and learn. Discrepancies and interpretations take a back seat: I now have a spiritual lens to clarify it all and make it mine. That's enough!Another Dog Day LessonBY 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 she was just a pup and smaller than the size of my foot. My heart warmed as I saw her with rabbit ears which her face has now grown into and the excited look she has always had, even when just hanging out with me. Over the last seven years, she has changed in some ways and remained the same in others. If you had told me that my semi-hyper dog would adopt a kitten to play with and to protect, I would never have believed it. However, it has happened. Another thing has also happened: I used to nd it amusing that many pets and pet owners start to look and act alike after a certain amount of time. And then I woke up one morning and realized that although Pepper and I don't share some of the same physical attributes, we do have some of the same personality quirks. This reality rst hit me four years ago while on vacation in North Georgia. I put a large watermelon in a cold trout stream to cool down. When we went to retrieve it during the heat of the next day, the watermelon was gone. It had rained during the night, and the watermelon had become dislodged. We found it downstream at the base of a steep drop off. When we sent my young and agile nephew down the steep bank to retrieve the watermelon, Pepper decided to go down with 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. She was stuck in the small bend of the river and was trying again and again to get footing to get out. 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, I can imagine His relief and joy when I nally let go and let God, and 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. Religion Column Sam S. Thomas John Hicks Eerie ReadingWith all that homework that comes with a new school year, you may be hard pressed to get your kids to do any extra reading. However, a fun Halloween book will earn their attention. Check out "Professor Gargoyle: Tales From Lovecraft Middle School #1," by Charles Gilman, the rst in a new series about the strange world of a creepy middle school. With a science teacher who morphs into a monster before you even open the book, this is one book you can judge by its cover. A nod to H.P. Lovecraft, the iconic horror author of the 20th century, this book is ideal for boys and girls ages 10 and older.Frightful ViewingThere's nothing more evocative of the season than a Halloween movie. You can make a night of it at home with some popcorn and an old classic like "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," or take the kids to the theater for a new tale. "Hotel Transylvania," for example, a 3-D computer-animated lm starring Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez, will make Dracula fun for kids.Creepy CraftingFrom carving your own Jack-o-Lanterns to designing your own Halloween costumes to adorning your house and yard with homemade decorations, Halloween presents the perfect opportunity to get creative with crafts. Encourage your kids to go the do-it-yourself route this year. Not only are homemade costumes so much more unique than store-bought costumes, they can be inexpensive to create and are a lot more satisfying to show off to friends. Make this Halloween a memorable one for kids with some great new reads, lms and crafts. Fun Halloween Ideas for the Family

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 193.122,(2), FLORIDA STATUTES, HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED THAT THE 2012 HENDRY COUNTY TAX ROLLS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PROPERTIES BEING REVIEWED BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD FOR WHICH NO DECISION HAS BEEN RENDERED WERE CERTIFIED FOR COLLECTION TO THE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR ON OCTOBER 09, 2012. PHILLIP L. PELLETIER HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER PUBLIC NOTICE INITIAL CERTIFICATION (CHAPTER 197.323) 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 75 percent of $567.3 million budget invested in ood control and Everglades restoration BY RANDY SMITH SFWMDAt a public hearing tonight, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board adopted a $567.3 million budget for Fiscal Year 2013 (Oct. 1– Sept. 30, 2013). The annual budget funds the agency’s core ood control and water supply missions as well as its continued progress to restore the South Florida ecosystem, which includes America’s Everglades. “We remain committed to achieving our mission-critical goals without increasing the burden of additional taxes on the people of South Florida,” said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman Joe Collins. “Mindful of continuing economic challenges, this prudent budget allows the District to move forward with critical ood control operations and important long-term projects to increase water storage and improve Everglades water quality.” The approved $567.3 million budget contains a signi cant investment in South Florida’senvironment, including $27 million appropriated by the Florida Legislature in support of Everglades restoration. A full 75 percent of the District’s FY2013 budget is dedicated to bene t restoration, protect water resources and enhance ood control operations: $182 million to operate and maintain South Florida’s regional ood control system, including $50 million to refurbish the extensive network of canals, levees and water control structures. $245 million to restore the Everglades ecosystem, including $87.6 million to implement the rst phases of Governor Scott’s landmark plan to improve water quality to achieve ultralow nutrient standards. With restoration investments of more than $1.16 billion in the past three years, the District is bringing important restoration projects to construction completion and beginning operations to deliver meaningful environmental returns to South Florida’s ecosystem. Projects include: expansions of Stormwater Treatment Areas (Compartments B and C); C-111 Spreader Canal; Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands Phase I; and Lakeside Ranch Stormwater Treatment Area. The District has invested close to $392 million toward these projects to date, with $2.7 million included for FY2013 to complete construction. Another $11.4 million is dedicated in FY2013 to support continued federal partnership construction to restore the Kissimmee River and implement Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan projects, including Picayune Strand, the Indian River Lagoon-South C-44 Reservoir and the Fran Reich Preserve adjacent to the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Building on a $10 million investment to date, the District is increasing water storage through partnerships with ranch owners to bene t the northern Everglades while maintaining working landscapes and jobs and keeping land on the tax rolls. The District will invest $8.7 million in FY2013 toward its Dispersed Water Management program. As part of its budget development, the District last year established a spend-down plan to dedicate accumulated reserves and cash balances toward restoration and water supply priorities. The FY2013 budget includes $148.8 million in fund balances primarily to implement critical water resource projects. The District’s annual budget is funded by a combination of ad valorem (property) taxes, and other revenues such as state and federal sources; licenses and fees; agricultural taxes; balances; and investment income. About 47 percent of the total FY2013 budget comes from property taxes. The approved millage rates for FY2013 represent 42.89 cents per thousand dollars of value in 15 of the District’s 16 counties (the Okeechobee Basin). For a home with a taxable value of $100,000 (assessed value of $150,000, less the $50,000 homestead exemption), the SFWMD portion of the property tax bill would total $42.89. In Collier County and mainland Monroe County (the Big Cypress Basin), the tax rates represent 33.90 cents per thousand dollars of taxable value. For a similar home in this area, the combined SFWMD and Big Cypress Basin portion of the property tax bill would total $33.90. SFWMD 2013 Budget Supports Water Resource Priorities Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.66/g on Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80/g. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 32.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 11.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 1.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 37.2 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. “Thanks largely due to the situation in California, the national average rose slightly in the last week,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “The good news for Californians is to expect relief this week. Around the rest of the nation I expect a mixed bag, with prices not moving signi cantly in either direction from what I can see at this time. Nationally, prices remain much higher than last year, especially in California, where the average now stands 88c/gal higher than a year ago,” DeHaan said. Gas Price Update

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BY PAT DOBBINS Hendry/Glades Health DepartmentsYou may start seeing more of the pink ribbons around town to help with the education and awareness of breast cancer and its prevention. October is recognized as breast cancer Awareness Month. Except for non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer death among women of all races. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer were reported nationwide in 2008 and more than 40,000 women died from the disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among adult women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death among women. It is estimated that one of every eight adult women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. When breast cancer starts out, it is too small to feel and does not cause signs and symptoms. As it grows, however, breast cancer can cause changes in how the breast looks or feels. Symptoms may include— New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit). Thickening or swelling of part of the breast. Irritation or dimpling of breast skin. Redness or aky skin in the nipple area or the breast. Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area. Nipple discharge other than breast milk, including blood. Any change in the size or the shape of the breast. Pain in any area of the breast. Breast cancer can be preventable with early detection. It is recommended that all women from the ages of 50 to 74 have a mammogram every two years, and women between the ages of 40 and 50 years should talk with their health care provider about when to start screening. It may be necessary for you to have earlier screening or more frequent screening if you have a family history of breast cancer. Please get to know your family health history. If a close family member (such as your mother, father, grandmother, sister, or aunt) has had breast cancer, the risk for other family members getting breast cancer may be higher. If you think you may be at increased risk, talk to your health care provider. It may be decided that you should be tested earlier or more frequently than the standard recommendations. For more information about breast cancer, please visit www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Debate PartnersTHE RACE FOR U.S. SENATEFlorida voters face an important decision in the race for U.S. Senate. Read continuing coverage in this newspaper and tune-in to the statewide debate to learn more about the candidates and where they stand on the issues that matter the most to you. For more information visit www.beforeyouvote.org Watch the LIVE debate on these stations on Oct. 17 : Ft. Myers WBBH 2 (NBC) / Gainesville Jacksonville WTLV 12 (NBC) Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Sarasota Tallahassee Tampa West Palm Beach WPTV 5 (NBC) Wed., Oct.17, 2012 7:00 8:00 pm ET Broadcast live from Nova Southeastern University U.S. Senate Debate Host Sponsors Connie Mack ( R )Bill Nelson ( D ) 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Hunting season is underway, and both beginners and old pros are gearing up for adventure. But even the most seasoned hunters don’t know everything about their sport. Hunting can be dangerous, and experts warn that there is such a thing as getting too comfortable with rearms. “Everyone needs instruction,” says David E. Petzal, co-host of the Outdoor Channel show “The Gun Nuts” and coauthor of the new Field & Stream book, The Total Gun Manual: 335 Essential Shooting Skills. “Admitting what you don’t know is actually one of the most crucial steps toward becoming an expert shooter and a safer hunter.” With that in mind, Petzal and co-author Phil Bourjaily are providing crucial safety tips to anyone planning to go hunting this season: Every time you see a gun, pick one up or point it, assume that it’s loaded and treat it accordingly. Make sure your safety is always on and that the barrel is pointing down when you are walking or transporting your gun. When hunting with dogs, be sure the muzzle is level with the ground at the very least and preferably angled up in the air. Never shoot at a sound or movement. Be absolutely sure that you’re shooting at an animal and that no people are anywhere near your target. Wear at least the required amount of orange so you don’t become another hunter’s target. Make sure all animals are dead before strapping them onto your vehicle. Wait until your kids are old enough to understand and follow rules before bringing them hunting. Never climb a tree or over a fence with a loaded gun. Keep your nger off the trigger until you’re ready to shoot. Save those beers until the end of the day, it’s just plain common sense. Look well beyond your target before you shoot. High-powered ammunition can travel up to three miles and still be deadly. Hunt with a trusted buddy. If you’re alone, make sure that someone knows where you will be and when to expect you back. If you’re hunting with an unsafe shooter, you don’t need an excuse to leave. If using a tree stand to hunt, don’t forget to wear a safety belt. Be sure all your equipment is working properly and you know how to operate it before hunting. Store and transport ammunition separately from guns. Keep everything under lock and key when it’s not in use. It doesn’t take much effort to elevate your heart rate into the danger zone. Make sure you exercise regularly for better tness on your hunt. Thorough safety tips, buying guides and practical gun handling advice can be found in “The Total Gun Manual: 335 Essential Shooting Skills” by Phil Bourjaily and David Petzal. For more information, visit Bourjaily and Petzal’s blog, www. eldandstream.com/blogs/gun-nut. Before heading out for your next big hunt, lock and load for your adventure by reviewing life-saving safety rules. Stay Safe this Hunting Season “Admitting what you don’t know is actually one of the most crucial steps toward becoming an expert shooter and a safer hunter.”David E. Petzal, co-host of the Outdoor Channel show “The Gun Nuts”

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Oct. 11: Full School Day (Make-up from Tropical Storm Issac) Oct. 18: Homecoming Coronation at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19: No School – Teacher In-Service DayRosenwald Elementary Books of the Month For the Month of October, Principal Napier has selected the following books: Intermediate: The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton. This is a collection of American Black Folktales. Primary: Night Song by Loren Long. This is a story of a bat’s journey through the night. Hispanic Heritage Month: Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, a Cuban Folktale and How Tia Lola Came to Visit by (Visit) Stay by Julia Alvarez.KEC/Canal Point Elementary Pennies for Patients Drive KEC/Canal Point Elementary students, parents and staff are collecting pennies to help ght the battle against lymphoma and leukemia. They will be collecting donations in any amount until Oct. 19. They are striving to beat last year’s goal of $1,000! Please help them meet their goal! If you would like to make a donation,please contact Mrs. Sears at 561-924-6400. Read For The Record On Thursday, Oct. 4, our teachers and administration joined other people across the country in reading the children’s book Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad, by David Soman and Jacky Davis. PRE-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade enjoyed readings by Mr. Hibler-pricipal, Mrs. Walker-Thompson-assistant principal, and Ms. Sligo-media specialist. Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is one day of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and promote early childhood education. Spooktacular Science Night We will have a spooky evening of science activities, games and food on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. How to Eat Fried Worms, Marshmallow Spiders, GAK Attack and Piggie Pie will be some of the activities they will do. Fine Arts Celebrates Countries Around The World The Fine Arts department focused on Italy during the month of September. The students were engaged in activities that taught them about the geography, culture, and history of this exciting country. Students studied famous Italian artist Leonardo Da Vinci’s art, inventions, and scienti c discoveries. They were also introduced to Italian musician Antonio Vivaldi. During P.E. the students learned to play soccer. Students were able to walk away with an idea of the way people live in another country, how Italian culture came to be, and a few Italian phrases. Dates to Note Oct. 19: Teacher Professional Development Day/No school for students Oct. 30: Spooktacular Science Night Oct. 31: Book-O-WeenPioneer Park ElementaryJasmin’s Reading Spot Good afternoon Families and Educators, I hope this writing nds you in good spirits. I would like to start sending out weekly reading strategies for our students. The rst set of strategies will start with building our word walls to help support students’ vocabulary using tiered words. Yes, tiered words are exactly what I typed. What are tiered words? Tiered words are a new (old) term used to align with the reading standard area of vocabulary in Common Core. Below is list of how the tiered words are de ned in each category; 1.Tier One WordsThese words are basic words commonly used in the reading block, but which rarely require instructional attention in school because they are frequently used outside of the classroom in normal life. 2.Tier Two WordsFrequently used by mature language users and found across a variety of knowledge domains, but struggling readers or students with limited vocabulary may require a support or direct and explicit instruction on how to apply the word within their writing. 3.Tier Three WordsTier three words are considered “academic vocabulary words”. These type of words are low frequency use and very speci c to a particular subject or discipline such as social studies or science words. What are researchers saying about learning Vocabulary across the Curriculum? Word knowledge is essential for comprehension. Use direct explicit instruction to teach “tier 2” words. Use predicting and verifying strategies, plus direct instruction and notetaking techniques, to learn “Tier 3” words and phrases. Learning new terminology requires active involvement rather than passive de nition memorization. Multiple exposures to a word are necessary to learn it well: conceptual, as well as contextual. For more information on tiered words, please visit: www.superduperinc.com/handouts/ pdf/182_VocabularyTiers.pdf For word lists, please visit: www. ocabulary. com and scroll down to the Word Up Project word lists. Ms. Marie Jasmin is our Reading Coach. We are pleased to share her weekly “Reading Spot.” Mid Term Progress Reports Parents and families should have received the mid-term progress reports on Monday, Oct. 1. These reports update parents of students’ progress midway through the term, while there is still time to meet with teachers and plan strategies to get or keep students on track. These reports give a student’s current standing in each subject. If a student is not making adequate progress in a given subject, please be sure to contact the school and schedule a parent/teacher conference. You may request strategies to help your child from the home front and a script for parent resource materials. If your child is on target, a conference is still a good idea, to chart a course to deepen your child’s strengths. Again, the parent resource center is available for your convenience. We want to help our students grow and be enriched. Please read your child’s progress report and join with us to develop an individualized learning plan. Green Apple Day Green Apple Day is a global event held on Sept. 29, to promote healthier, greener schools. Ms. Victoria Parise ignited our Sugar Bears passion for energy conservation, recycling and going green for a better learning environment and a better tomorrow. Ms. Bonnie Desplas contributed her artistic skills in promoting our students’ creativity by designing “green” art projects on the individual and school-wide scale. Students enjoyed coming out Saturday and participating in this event and being treated to a catered lunch from Walmart afterward. Many thanks to all of the talented teachers and Sugar Bears who helped make this a fun day for learning and teaching others about going green! To learn more about this annual global event, please go to www.mygreenapple.org. Walk to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 3, Pioneer Park’s Sugar Bears participated in the annual international event known as “Walk to School Day.” Principal Adam Miller and Coach Richard Brannan, as well as volunteer staff, were on hand to ensure our Sugar Bears were safe and having fun during their march from the Pioneer Park Aquatic Center to the school. The event began in 1997 to promote walkable communities. Reducing our carbon footprint, promoting good health, and starting our days in a safe, yet fun energetic way is a “win-win” situation for all. Thank you to all who participated and a big shout out goes to the parents who made our Walk to School Day a success! Information on the history of Walk to School Day can be found at www.walkbiketoschool.org. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 SCHOOLContinued  2 SUBMITTED PHOTOSNew students get friendly greetings from Canal Point teachersKEC/Canal Point Elementary Teachers, Mrs. Brewer and Mrs. Wells, meet and greet new students and their families during Open House Night.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Serving all of Hendry County...Heidi Kunstman, MDBoard Certi“ed Pediatrician We are accepting new patients at our LaBelle Medical Of“ce 930 South Main St. (Next to the Winn-Dixie grocery store) For an appointment call... (863) 675-0160Medicaid, Medipass, Florida KidCare and most private insurances accepted. Patients with or without insurance seen. Discounted fees available. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 With the recent additions at Seminole Trails Elementary and Manatee Elementary being LEED Certi ed and Pahokee Middle School receiving Florida Green Building Coalition Certi cation, the School District of Palm Beach County continues to lead the way in "Greening" our schools. "The School District is committed to building resource-ef cient, healthy school environments to support and enhance the educational experience of our students," said Chief of Support Operations Joseph Sanches. "One big part of that effort is the District's commitment to follow the United States Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for all new construction." In addition to addressing energy conservation and using recycled materials, LEED certi cation recognizes schools for classroom acoustics, master planning, mold prevention and sustainable use of the site. Continuing their commitment to Florida's future generations, Palm Beach County's 2012 Learn Green Conference and Expo will take place on Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. More than 800 participants will take advantage of this conference and exposition for schools, presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County. Teachers, students, administrators, community members and experts in the eld will have the opportunity to learn from each other and discuss different programs and innovative initiatives. For more information about the LEED schools, please contact Mr. Sanches at 561-3577573 or joseph.sanches@palmbeachschools. org. Pahokee Middle School Green Building Coalition Certi ed Global Day of Service is celebrated by volunteering in the community for one day and is recognized around the world as a day of service. The Pahokee Rotary Club launched "Kick start your Health" to help encourage people to take those necessary steps to get healthy. The Pahokee Rotary Club partnered with Florida Community Health Centers, Palm Beach Fire Rescue and Pahokee Chamber of Commerce. The Florida Community Health Centers provided free diabetes testing, Palm Beach Fire Rescue provided free blood pressure screening and the Pahokee Chamber of Commerce provided free refreshments. Mike Garcia, local pharmacist and rotarian with Circle S. Pharmacy provided nutritional information as well as information on diabetes test kits. Liz Cayson, President of Pahokee Rotary Club, said she was thrilled with the turnout. "I am excited that we were able to hold an event that focused on increasing awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and high blood pressures. We want to provide the necessary education on how to prevent and treat the disease. We hope to be able to continue to offer these types of wellness programs throughout the year." The Rotary Club also gave away goody bags full of items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoos, deodorant and lotions. The Rotary Club of Pahokee would like to thank all of the volunteers who made this day such a successful event. Many thanks to National Honor Society and Women of Tomorrow from Pahokee High School and James B. from Seminole Ridge High School. Special thanks to the City of Pahokee, Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Pahokee Chamber of Commerce, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, First Hispanic Church of the Nazarene, Florida Community Health Centers, Dr. Charles Connor, DMD from Royal Palm Beach, Ana and Frank with Green Sky Production and the members of the Pahokee Rotary Club. Rotary is an international service organization of 1.2 million business and professional men and women who, as volunteers address needs of their home and international communities. The Pahokee Rotary Club has been active since 1929. Pahokee Rotary Club Volunteers During Global Day SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured from left to right: Angie Pope, Kay Brand, Mike Garcia, Julia Hale, Rotary Vice President, Liz Cayson, Rotary President and Barnie Walker. SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured from left to right: Molly Ferguson, Florida Community Health Centers, Liz Cayson, Health Care District & Rotary President, Commissioner Diane Walker, City of Pahokee, Julia Hale, Pahokee Housing Authority & Vice President Rotary. Ronquavion Tarver. Both Istache and Tarver scored for the rst time in their high school football careers. Abrams on Washington's progression as the team's starting quarterback: "He's staying in the pocket and making good throws now," Abrams said. "He's now comfortable with the offense and he'll get better as the season goes on." Glades Central senior David Bailey added to his team's scoring outburst by virtue of a punt return for a touchdown. In all, it was a return to dominance for the Raiders at least in this game. "It instilled a lot of con dence in our team," Abrams said of Glades Central's district win over Suncoast. "We signed a contract to go 6-0 the rest of the way. We took our rst step in the right direction. I'm proud of our team for getting it done." Glades Central's next step is to go on the road for a showdown with Dillard tomorrow night. Kickoff begins at 7 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale. Glades Day 69, Coral Spring Christian 0: The Gators (5-1 overall) got back to their winning ways, thanks to ve touchdowns from senior running back Kelvin Taylor. The Florida commit, who rushed for 275 yards in the win, has rushed for 1,381 yards and scored a total of 20 touchdowns for the season all in just six games played. Glades Day's next game is a big one, as it will be at home tonight against Village Academy for the District 7-2A championship. Kickoff begins at 7 p.m. at Schlecter Field in Belle Glade. Seminole Ridge 37, Pahokee 18: The Blue Devils (1-4 overall) kept this game close for much of the way, courtesy of a 1-yard touchdown run from junior athlete Rashaun Croney early in the fourth quarter. With Croney's touchdown, Pahokee cut Seminole Ridge's lead to 2418 at that point. But the Hawks reeled off two touchdowns later in the game's nal quarter both scores came on the ground, with one rushing touchdown each from senior athletes Elie Turene and Silas Spearman to put the game away for good. Pahokee quarterback James Johnson passed for a touchdown and ran for another to make up his team's scoring. Both of Johnson's scores, including a touchdown throw to Derry Brown, came in the rst half. The Blue Devils will go on the road tomorrow at 4 p.m. to play against Calvary Christian in Fort Lauderdale. It will Pahokee's third game in District 7-3A play. FOOTBALLContinued  1

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progress in the city of Belle Glade,” said Sgt. Savage. Because of their actions, both Deputies Alfonso and Dameron shared the Deputy of the Month honor for August. Both deputies agreed to be interviewed by The Sun to shed a little light on how they view their job and to give residents an opportunity to get to know them better. Deputy Dameron has served as a law enforcement of cer for two and a half years and is currently assigned as Road Patrol. He says he “grew up wanting to be a police of cer and help other people” and “his father also works for PBSO.” Deputy Dameron talks about the importance of community/police relationship. He said, “I see police and community relationships as a crucial part of the job; the community hears what is going on in the streets. We have to build the relationship so we can solve crimes and show them we actually care. Our Community Policing Unit does a great job of creating that relationship with children and adults through community outreach events. It shows that cops are people too and creates a safer environment for of cers because it builds trust on a personal level.” During his off time, Deputy Dameron enjoys staying physically t and active, spending time with his family and friends, and boating but his one guilty pleasure is riding his 4-wheeler because “It lets me forget about any kind of stress in my life.” Deputy Alfonso mainly patrols the Pahokee area and states that she has always wanted to help people and make a difference and feels that this is the perfect career to do so. She feels that being a woman brings something a little different to law enforcement’s table. She said, “Women tend to use a style of policing that relies more on communication rather than physical force. Women have been accredited for a more community-oriented style of policing and are more effective at handling domestic disturbances or violent incidents.” She shared her sentiments regarding the residents of Pahokee. She said, “What I love most about Pahokee is it offers a high-quality of life and affordable cost of living. Everyone is genuinely nice here; it makes it enjoyable to come to work.” Her view of the community/police relationship dives deeper into the heart of the community—its residents and their vital role in each other’s lives. She said, “Community needs can be de ned as the gap between what a situation is and what it should be. A need can be felt by an individual, a group, or an entire community. It can begin with the block mother arranging a soccer game after school or the pastor having a community bene t dinner in the basement. Each individual can help to improve the community. Everyone is an asset and everyone has assets that can be used for building the community.” 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 On Wednesday, Oct. 3, Glades Day Middle and Senior Florida Farmer’s Association (FFA) chapter of cers attended the Chapter Of cer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference in Haines City. Our of cers had the opportunity to interact with state FFA of cers and nearly 500 other FFA chapter of cers from across south Florida. Of cers were divided into groups and engaged in hands on activities that enhanced team working skills while building leadership for every student. Students learned the importance of working together as a team and chapter for a common goal. Much of the day was spent on goal setting as a chapter and as individuals. State of cers shared ideas that make FFA teams successful in reaching goals while striving for continual improvement. Students also had the opportunity to meet representatives from the University of Florida, College of Agriculture. Our members were surprised at the wide diversity of degrees offered by the College of Agriculture. The COLT conference was a great start to a challenging school year. Our of cers are very excited to have new team work training and we are very anxious to use our new skills to grow our Agriculture Education program. The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education. Glades Day FFA Of cers Attend Leadership School SUBMITTED PHOTO DEPUTIESContinued  1

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Even with mostly average September rainfall, many areas of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) have already received an entire wet season’s worth of rainfall. Some communities have received a year’s worth of rainfall in six months, SFWMD meteorologists have reported on Monday. At the same time, the District is preparing for a rainy start to October to boost wet season totals, with several inches of rain forecast to begin tonight through Tuesday south and east of Lake Okeechobee.Forecast for Heavy RainDistrict meteorologists are calling for 2.75 inches of rain across large areas, with local maximums of up to 6 to 8 inches, caused by an autumn frontal system pulling tropical moisture into South Florida. Water managers are making adjustments to coastal canals and structures in advance of the rain. “The challenge this wet season is that many areas of the District have already seen a full season of rainfall, and October can be a very active storm month. We continuously prepare and adjust the system for weather extremes,” said Susan Sylvester, SFWMD Chief of the Water Control Operations Bureau. “With many lakes and storage areas still full from Tropical Storm Isaac, we are coordinating with local water managers to prepare for moving water as quickly and as safely as possible.” 2012 Wet Season So FarOverall for the 2012 wet season, the SFWMD has seen 37.53 inches of rain District-wide, or 114 percent of average. Nearly all portions of the District received above-average rainfall. District weather records show that the sixmonth period from April, just before the of cial start to the wet season, through September, surpassed longstanding totals: Broward County experienced the wettest April through September since 1955. Miami-Dade County experienced the third wettest April through September since 1932. Palm Beach County experienced the eighth wettest April through September since 1939. Water Conservation Areas 1 and 2 in Palm Beach and Broward counties experienced the wettest April through September since 1957. Water Conservation Area 3 experienced the wettest April through September since 1963. The largest rainfall totals for this year’s wet season so far include: Eastern Miami-Dade: 136 percent of average, or 13.22 inches above average Eastern Broward: 127 percent of average, or 9.24 inches above average Eastern Palm Beach: 126 percent of average, or 8.95 inches above average The Southwest Coast and Big Cypress Basin were slightly behind: Eastern Lee and Collier counties: 90 percent of average, or a de cit of 4.02 inches Big Cypress: 94 percent of average, or a de cit of 2.08 inchesSeptember RainfallAs a whole, the District’s 16 counties experienced an average of 6.61 inches of rainfall in September, or 97 percent of the historic average for the month. The central swath of South Florida, including the Upper Kissimmee Basin near Orlando, the East Caloosahatchee Basin, the Big Cypress Basin and Miami-Dade and Broward counties, received near or slightly above average rainfall for the month. This includes Lake Okeechobee, which stood at 15.63 feet NGVD today, representing 0.74 feet above its historic average for this date. A total of 7,751 cubic feet of water per second was owing into the lake today, enough to ll 307,000 residential swimming pools in one day. Martin, St. Lucie and eastern Palm Beach counties, along with the Southwest Coast’s Lee and eastern Collier counties experienced about an inch or more of rainfall de cit. In Palm Beach County, the drier conditions helped water levels in the area recover back to seasonal levels. September’s Average Rainfall Increases Wet Season Totals The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced plans to increase the water releases from Lake Okeechobee as part of efforts to manage the rising lake level. The new target ow from the lake to the Caloosahatchee River is 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock (S-77). The new target ow for the St. Lucie Estuary is 1,800 cfs, as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) near Stuart. “These additional measures are needed to manage the continued rise in the lake’s level,” said Lieutenant Colonel, Tom Greco, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. “We don’t want to release one more gallon than is necessary, but with a one-half foot rise since we started releases on September 19, it’s important that we continue using the exibility within the regulation schedule to avert high lake levels.” The release is being conducted in accordance with the 2008 Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS), the master plan for water management of the lake. Under the LORS, the Corps strive to keep the lake level between 12.5 and 15.5 feet. Today, the lake stage is at 15.69 feet, which is within the Low Operational SubBand, but also within 1 foot of the Intermediate Band of the 2008 LORS. The Corps will closely monitor the releases and adjust ows as necessary to balance the competing needs and purposes of Lake Okeechobee. Public safety remains the Corps’ top priority. Corps to Increase Water Releases from Lake Okeechobee

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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. Dell Desktop w/ at screen, works great! Just $35 Also new Dell GX620 3.4 ghz off lease, overstocked price just $75! Available at Star Food Mart in Clewiston or call tony 863-517-2782. Greentree East Apartments 2 Bedroom Apartments. Spacious Apartments in quiet country setting. Full time bilingual Site Manager. Rental rates starting at $535 plus Utilities. Call 902-1577 TDD #1-800-955-8771 701 W. Ventura, Clewiston, FL. 8:00 AM -3:00 PM, Mon-Fri Equal Housing Opportunity Clewiston 1 br. Wildwood Apt. Call: 863-983-3151. MIRA VERDEMOVE IN SPECIAL, 1st MONTH FREE! $20.00 Application Fee• 2 BEDROOMS AT $364.00 PER MONTH• 3 BEDROOMS AT $411.00 PER MONTH• 4 BEDROOMS AT $464.00 PER MONTH LOCATED AT: CALL US AT: 6760 Santa Fe North (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL FREE GIFT FOR EVERY NEW RESIDENT! Here’s the keys to your new home! Aqui estan las llaves de su nueva casa! REGALO PARA CADA RESIDENTE NUEVOMIRA VERDEESPECIAL DE ENTRADA PIMER MES GRATIS!! $20.00 cargo de aplicacion• 2 RECAMARRAS A $364.00 POR MES• 3 RECAMARRAS A $411.00 POR MES• 4 RECAMARRAS A $464.00 POR MES LOCALIZADOS EN: LLAMENOS AL: 6760 Santa FeNorth (863)675-3339 LaBelle, FL RIVER HOMENear Clewiston, Hwy 80. Boatyard, golf course, 2 BR, 2 BA, FL room, Large private yard. $850 mo. Call (970)708-9993. NICELY REMODELED 2/1 mobile home in Oak Park, low monthly rent, part. furnished. Must see to appreciate. $17,700, offers considered. 772-562-8617. We have new 2012 Jacobsen 3 and 4 bedroom doublewides on sale for the lowest prices in southwest Florida. Call Rick 863-983-4663 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 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 2681 2009 1214334-03000070020 Kenneth Gainous Lot 2, Block 7, Harlem Addition No. 7, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 80 and 81, 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427459 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 2667 2009 1214334-03000010150 Debrah D. Jackson Lot 15, Block 1, Harlem Addition No. 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 80 and 81, 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427452 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1802 2008 1224432-01000730050 Edwardo Gort and Gilda C. Gort Lot 5, Block 73, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Pubic 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427454 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1738 2008 1224432-01000490150 Gloria M. Auria Lot 15 in Block 49, of Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426486 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE GLADES UTILITY AUTHORITY A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Glades Utility Authority (“Authority”) is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 beginning promptly at 9:30 a.m. in the City of Belle Glade Commission Chambers, 110 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Belle Glade, Florida 33430. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the suspension of the automatic indexed rate increase taking effect October 1, 2012 and consider any other business that may come before the Board. The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in accordance with Florida law. A copy of the meeting agenda may be obtained at the meeting or, prior to the meeting, by contacting Jocelyn Coln at 561-493-6127 The meeting, or consideration of any individual agenda items, may be continued to a date and time certain to be announced at the meeting and noticed. Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact Jocelyn Coln at (561) 493-6127 or Jcolon@pbcwater.com at least forty-eight (48) hours before the meeting. If anyone chooses to appeal any decision of the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and should accordingly ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made that includes the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. Jocelyn Coln, GUA Clerk 428261 GCD 10/11/2012 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 1906 2009 1264432-A0002730000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 452, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427455 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 Employment Full Time Employment Medical For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities Employment Full Time For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Computer/ Supplies For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments Apartments Houses Rent For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile HomeSale Apartments For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Campers/RVs For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on October 22nd, 2012 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston FL 33440: 1996 Mercury, VIN: 2MELM75W3TX630140 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids*** 428322 CN 10/11/2012 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on October 22nd 2012 @ 8 a.m. at Affordable Towing Service 749 NW Ave L Belle Glade FL 33430: 2003 Nissan, VIN:1N4AL11D53C245968 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids*** 428323 SUN 10/11/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #9 & #10, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-02 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #9 and #10 and total 879.14-acres. These two parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. numbers 1-33-43-16-A00-0001.0000 and 1-33-43-21-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals 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 October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428320 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS SKY VALLEY TURN LANE IMPROVEMENTS CLEWISTON, FL BID NUMBER: 2013-01 OPENING DATE AND TIME: November 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, “Sky Valley Turn Lane Improvements, Clewiston, FL”. 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 November 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on October 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428255 CN/CB 10/11,18,25;11/1/2012 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at 1225 N.W. Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. • Property of: Sonja Hanks, Sofa, Chair, End Tables, Pictures Frames, Stereo, Miscellaneous boxes. • Property of: Margarita Dominguez, Carpet, Box Spring, Miscellaneous Boxes 427274 SUN 10/4,11/2012 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds

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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 1700 2008 1224432-01000320070 Oscar Del Toro-Figueroa and Dielma Rosa Del Toro Lot 7, Block 32, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427450 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 2325 2009 1074433-03000190040 Amer Atalla Ali Abdol Kader, Jaled Atalla Ali Abdol Kader and Atalla Ali Abdol Kader Lot 4, Block 19, The Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 1, 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012, which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427449 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 2789 2009 2014329-0100050B050 David Mayhood + Sue Mayhood Lotts 19 and 20, Block B, Hickpochee Heights Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 32, 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012, which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427447 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 ATTENTION MONTURA RESIDENTS: NOTICE OF LANDOWNERS’ MEETING FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District, will hold their annual landowners’ meeting for the Board of Supervisors on Saturday October 24, 2012 at 6:30p.m. at the Central County Conference Room, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura, Florida. The purpose of the landowners’ meeting is to conduct business of the District. If you need speci c directions to the CCWCD Conference Room or additional information you may contact the District of ce at 863-983-5797 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Central County Water Control District Montura Ranch Estates, Forida Atencin residentes de montura: CONVOCATORIA PARA PROPIETARIOS ‘CENTRAL DEL CONDADO DISTRITO DE AGUA DE CONTROL Se hace saber que la Junta de Supervisores para el Distrito Central del Condado de Control del Agua, celebrar su reunin anual de propietarios de tierras para la Junta de Supervisores el sbado 24 de octubre de 2012 a las 6:30 en la Sala de Conferencias del Condado Central, ubicada en el 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura, Florida. El propsito de la reunin de los terratenientes es llevar a cabo negocios en el Distrito. Si necesita instrucciones espec cas a la Sala de Conferencias CCWCD o informacin adicional puede comunicarse con la o cina del Distrito al 863-983-5797 entre las horas de 9 am y 2 pm Todas las personas interesadas estn invitados a asistir y ser escuchado. Centro del Agua del Condado del Distrito de Control Montura Ranch Estates, Forida 427661 CN 10/4,11,18/2012 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 1956 2009 1274432-A0001930100 German D. Gil and Maria de los Angeles Corder The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 99, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426519 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1421 2009 1154432-A0000360100 Luis F. Martinez The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3263, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426520 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1364 2009 1144432-A0001120000 Orlando A. Naranjo The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3401, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426500 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 2003 2009 1344432-A0000280100 Lessonn Vedrine & Milfran Vedrine The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 4334, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426528 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1815 2009 1254432-A0002410000 Luis Crespo & Monica Crespo The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4993, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426494 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LEASE OF AIRGLADES INDUSTRIAL BUILDING 760 AIRGLADES BLVD., CLEWISTON, FLORIDA RFP NUMBER: 2013-06 OPENING DATE AND TIME: OCTOBER 25, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the lease of Airglades Industrial Building (fna Oceanboy Farms), 760 Airglades Blvd, Clewiston, Florida (part of Parcel I.D. No. 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000), a 10,495 sq. ft. building (2,220 sq.ft. of ce space and 6,971 sq. ft. warehouse) on 3.19 acres MOL located in Airglades Industrial Park. In order to be consider ed, proposals 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 October 25th, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the RFP can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to lease the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFP, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this RFP, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFP, 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 428342 CN/CB 10/11/2012 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 1084 2009 1334331-A0001020000 John H. Mann The Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 30.00 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 292, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427457 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1972 2009 1274432-A0002290100 Michael Marquez The East one-half one the East one-half of the North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet and the North 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 152, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426490 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1713 2009 1244432-A0001140100 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5225, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427445 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1440 2009 1154432-A0001050000 Ruben Ignacio Acosta The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest 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. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3132, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426524 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1796 2008 1224432-01000710060 Ronald J. Chuck & Patricia N. Chuck Lot 6 in Block 71, of Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426492 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifiedsREQUEST FOR BIDS SUPPLY FUEL TO HENDRY COUNTY BID # 2012-26 OPENING DATE AND TIME: OCTOBER 18, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, to “Supply Fuel to Hendry County”. 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 October 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this r equest will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. 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 426693 CN/CB 9/20,27;10/4,11/2012 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Shop here first! The classified ads

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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 1868 2009 1264432-A0001500000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 339, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427451 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1974 2009 1274432-A0002320100 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress, and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 123, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012, which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427458 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1977 2009 1274432-A0002410000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 160, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427446 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS SALE OF OFFICE BUILDING, 88 S. MAIN STREET, LABELLE, FLORIDA BID NUMBER: 2013-07 OPENING DATE AND TIME: OCTOBER 25, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the sale of a Hendry County Of ce Building, 88 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida 33935 (Parcel I.D. No. 2-29-43-02-610-0000-009.0), a 3,220 sq. ft. building. 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 October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request wi ll be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Bid can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to sell the property, 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 bid, 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 428335 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #11, #12 & #13, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-05 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #11, #12 and #13 total 123.15-acres. These three parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. number 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals 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 October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428337 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 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 2664 2009 1214334-03000010030 Kenneth Gainous Lot 3, Block 1, Harlem Addition No. 7, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 80 and 81, 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427456 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #5, #6, #7 & #8, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-03 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #5, #6, #7 and #8 and total 530.43-acres. These four parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. number 1-33-43-20-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals 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 October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428340 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #1, #2, #3 & #4, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-04 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m.The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #1, #2, #3, and #4 total 203.80-acres. These four parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. number 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals 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 October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428338 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 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 1991 2009 1274432-A0002700100 Orlando Naranjo, Trustee of the Orlando Naranjo Revocable Trust And Aida Naranjo, Trustee of the Aida Naranjo Revocable Trust The East one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 200, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426522 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1711 2009 1244432-A0001120000 Orlando Naranjo, Trustee Of the Orlando Naranjo Revocable Trust and Aida Naranjo, Trustee of the Aida Naranjo Revocable Trust The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5182, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426489 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 402 Testing and Grading EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Testing and Grading. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy requirements for Testing and Grading. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428103 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Glades County Value Adjustment Board (“VAB”) will meet on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM and continue thereafter until all petitions are heard, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Glades County Courthouse, Moore Haven, Florida. AGENDA 1. Approve minutes of the following meetings: a. October 20, 2011 Hearings b. September 13, 2012 Organizational Meeting 2. Consider Petitions 3. Authorize Chairman to sign Records of Decisions. 4. Scheduled hearing date for December 2012. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE HEARING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND 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. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. 428256 GCD 10/11/2012 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 1714 2009 1244432-A0001170000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5224, Montura Ranch Estates, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerk’s Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427448 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 411 Adult Program: Requirements EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Adult Program: Requirements. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for adult program: requirements. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428105 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012

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HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 412 Adult Program: Credits EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Adult Program: Credits. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for adult program: credits. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428107 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 410 Adult Program: General Policy EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Adult Program: General Policy. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51, 1001.43 and 1009.22 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51, 1001.43 and 1009.22 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for adult program: general policy. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428104 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2008-CA-00291 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FORMERLY KNOWN AS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, Plaintiff, VS. ROSA L. MARTINEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale Dated September 24, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 22-2008CA-000291 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FORMERLY KNOWN AS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, is the Plaintiff and ROSA L. MARTINEZ; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 25th day of October 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND INTRACT 23 OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, LYING IN THE WESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CRS AND THE NORTHWESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CSS, ACCORDING TO SAID PARCELS AS RECORDED BY GOVERNMENT PLAT IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF PARCEL CRS AND RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION OR ALONG CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 284.01 FEET; THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE IN NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION, PARALLEL TO SAID CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 284.02 FEET OR THEREABOUTS TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PARCEL CRS, THENCE WEST ALONG SAID BOUNDARY TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LES AND EXCEPT: A PARCEL OF LAND IN TRACT 23, SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, LYING IN THE WESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CRS AND THE NORTHWESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CSS ACCORDING TO SAID PARCELS AS RECORDED BY GOVERNMENT PLAT IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF PARCEL CRS AND RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION OF ALONG CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 284.01 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING OF PARCEL HEREIN CONVEYED; THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE RUN IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION PARALLEL TO SAID CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET; ‘THENCE RUN WEST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PARCEL CRS A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY, THENCE RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 1380 SW RIVER ROAD, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 26, 2012. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08103135 WMFIDELITY-SPECFHLMCTeam 3-F08103135 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the American swith Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. 4275 CGS 10/4,11//2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2008-CA-17 Washington Mutual Bank Plaintiff, -VS.Luis M. CaIvo and Nicoleta F. Calvo, His Wife; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s) AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated June 28, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2008-CA-17 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein Washington Mutual Bank, Plaintiff and Luis M. Calve and Nicoleta F. Calvo, His Wife are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MOOREHAVEN, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M., November 1, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 19, BLOCK A, MOORE HAVEN RIVER GARDENS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 130, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at MOORE HAVEN, Florida, this 28th day of November, 2012. JOE FLINT CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Julie Braddock BY: Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 428145 CN 10/11,18/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2009-CA-000055 CITIBANK NA, AS TRUSTEE FO R WAMU SERIES 2007-HE4 TRUST, Plaintiff, VS. JILLIAN SANTIESTEBAN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 11, 2012, and entered in Case No. 22-2009CA-000055 of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which Citibank NA, as trustee for WAMU Series 2007-HE4 Trust, is the Plaintiff and Jillian Santiesteban, Luis Santiesteban, Source Mortgage, Inc., are defendants, Il will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in Glades County, Florida on the 18th day o f October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 7, OF RIVERVIEW, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 128, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2155 RIVERSIDE DR, MOOREHAVEN, FL 33471 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Glades County, Florida this 16th day of September, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida BY: Julie Braddoc k Deputy Cler k Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa. FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 SJ09-16198 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled. at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Administrative Services Manager, whose of ce is located at Charlotte County Justice Center. 350 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. FL 33950 and whose telephone number is 19411637-2281. within two (2) working clays of receipt of ibis notice; if you arc hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. To le response please contact Glades County Cler k of Court. P.O. Box 10, Moorehaven, FL 33471. 427137 GCD 10/4,11/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA FAMILY DIVISION CASE NO: 2011-783 DR IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF DENISE MUNOZ ZAVALA, Wife/Petitioner, and JAIME ZAVALA, Husband/Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Jaime Zavala Residence Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the Petitioner’s attorney, Thomas Montgomery, Esquire, whose address is P.O. Box 1510, Belle Glade, FL 3430, on or before 11-15-2012, and le the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court, Family Division, P.O. Box 1760, Labelle, Florida 33975, before service on the Petitioner’s attorney, or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: 9/18/2012 CLERK OF SAID COURT R. DeLa Cruz DEPUTY CLERK 427014 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 NOTICE CALL FOR BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Glades County Sheriffs Of ce is accepting proposals for the provision of commissary services for detainees and inmates at the Glades County Detention Center. Proposals are open for submittal on October 11th, 2012 at 8am and must be returned NLT November 9th at 5:00pm at the Glades County Sheriffs Of ce located at 1297 East SR 78, Moore Haven, Florida. Copies of the Request for Proposal will be available on October 11th and may be obtained by contacting Major D. K. Henson at (863) 946-1600. 428375 CGS 10/11/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2012, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce, 125 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935 If a quorum is not established, the alternative date is Thursday, Oct. 25th 2012 at 4:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Karson Turner, Chairman Hendry County Tourist Development Council 428364 CN 10/11/2012 NOTICE 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, October 24, 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. 427660 CN 9/13,20/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on October 20, 2012 At 9:00 AM U-LockIt Storage of Clewiston LLC, 500 S. San Gabriel, Clewiston, Fl. (863) 233-3639 will at their discretion sell or dispose of the personal property therefore stored with the undersigned. Lenora Dupree Unit #44 Household Items 428286 CN 10/11,18/2012 Construction Notice to Mariners Partial Obstruction of Okeechobee Waterway HERBERT HOOVER DIKE Culvert 1A Glades CountyThe Okeechobee Waterway Route 1, adjacent to the Herbert Hoover Dike and Culvert 1A will be restricted and may be intermittently obstructed, due to construction activities. Recreational and commercial boaters are asked to use caution and be prepared to stop, when navigating through this section of the waterway between the Alvin L Ward park boat ramps and Uncle Joe’s Fish Camp boat ramps. Flagmen will be present as needed to signal vessels to stop or to proceed with caution. The controlling width of the navigable channel through Culvert 1A project area is 20ft minimum, limited by a controlling depth of 6ft when the lake is at elevation +11.0 Mean Sea Level. Signs and navigational markers are in place before the construction area to advise 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 – March 2015 Vessels involved: Two (2) Barges; Two (2) Push Boats VHF-FM radio frequencies monitored: Channel 16 Point of Contact: Elizabeth Lamborghini, Odebrecht Construction 24 hour phone number: 305-704-5848 Chart number: 11428, Dated 01 Aug 20 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 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. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: • Daily Local News Updates • New interactive and easy to navigate format • Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! ELECTIONS OFFICE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PUBLIC TESTING NOVEMBER 6, 2012 GENERAL ELECTIONWill be conducted on Thursday, October 18, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Supervisor of Elections Of“ce, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle The CANVASSING BOARD MEETINGS Canvassing Board will convene at the Supervisor of Elections located at 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle on: November 2, at 5:00 p.m. November 3, at 12:00 p.m. November 5, at 5:00 p.m. November 6, at 5:00 p.m. November 16, at 4:00 p.m. November 20, 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of Canvassing Absentee Ballots and the Votes cast in the November 6, General Election. The Certi“cation of the Election, and the Post election Audit. THE PUBLIC TESTING, CANVASSING, CERTIFICATION AND POST ELECTION AUDIT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EARLY VOTING Will begin on October 27 to November 3, Saturday through Saturday for the General Election at the: LaBelle Elections Of“ce Clewiston Elections Of“ce ABSENTEE VOTING Absentee Ballot are also available anyone unable to Vote their ballot without assistance such as blind, loss of limb, or illiterate, please contact the Supervisor of Elections. TO REQUEST A BALLOT BY MAIL FOR THE ELECTION CALL 863-675-5230 OR 902-3392AVISO DE OFFICINA DE ELECCIONES POR LA PRESENTE SE COMUNICA ESE TIEMPO NOVIEMBRE 6, 2012 ELECCIONES GENERALESSera conducido el jueves, 18 de Octubre, comensando alas 2 de la tarde en la o“cina de Supervisor de Elecciones en 25 E. Hickpoche Ave., LaBelle EL SONDEO DELAS REUNIONES DE LA JUNTA Escrutinio de la junta se reunira en la o“cina de Supervisor de Elecciones, localizado en 25 E. Hickpochee Ave.,LaBelle, Noviembre 2, alas 5:00 pm Noviembre 3, alas 12:00 pm Noviember 5, alas 5:00 pm Noviember 6, alas 5:00 pm Noviembre 16, alas 4:00 pm Noviembre 20, alas 4:00 pm A affectos de prospeccion de las boletas ausentes y los votos emitidos en el 6 de Noviembre, Elecciones Generales. La Certi“cacion de la Eleccion, y la Auditoria de Eleccion Postal LAS PRUEBAS PUBLICAS, DE PROSPECCION, CERTIFICACION Y AUDITORIA DE ELECCION POSTAL ESTARAN ABIERTOS PARA EL PUBLICO VOTAR TEMPRANO Comenzara el 27 de Octubre asta el 3 de Noviembre, de sabado a sabado para la Elecciones Generales en la o“cina de Elecciones en 25 E Hickpochee Ave.,de 7:00 am asta 7:00pm Y la o“cina de Elecciones en Clewiston, 100 E. El Paso Ave., horas seran De las 7:00 am asta 7:00 pm. VOTAR AUSENTE Las boletas ausente estaran disponible para quienes no puedan votar su boleta sin assistencia como, ciego, perdida de extremidades o analfabetos. Por favor pongase en contacto con el Supervisor de Elecciones. Para solicitor una boleta por correo par alas elecciones, llame 863-675-2530 o 863-902-3393 Lucretia A. Strickland Supervisor of Elections Hendry County, Florida 21 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Crossword Puzzle

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Medical and Dental services are available by our professional health care team1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471(Located in the Glades County Health Dept. Building)(863) 946-0405 www.fchcinc.orgOf ce Hours: Mon., Tues. and Thurs. 8:00am 5:00pm Wed. 9:00am 7:00pm • Fri. 8:00am 4:00pmSusan Rapoport, RDHDental HygienistTraci Thomas Center ManagerFlorida Community Health Centers, Inc.“Working Together for Healthier Communities.” Salvatore M. Colombo, DMDDentist Fernando Mora ores, M.DBoard Certi ed PediatricianMarcia C. Mierez, D.O. Board Certi ed Family Practioner 22 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Belle Glade, Clewiston and Moore Haven kids weigh in on presidential electionBY MARY GIBSONElection Day is right around the corner and the community is buzzing. What might be surprising to most people, though, is that adult voters are not the only ones who are participating in the election banter. Adolescents have joined in the political melee by posting statuses on Facebook about political issues and our current presidential candidates. Naysayers may say that these young folks are simply spewing the views of their parents. Yet, if one takes the time to read the statuses and the ensuing rebuttal or talk to the minors, they might be surprised. There are mixed emotions over whether the current president, Barack Obama, should be reelected or whether Mitt Romney should be given a chance in of ce. "I don't want Obama to win again," says Susan Walker, sophomore at Clewiston High School. "He needs to hand it over to someone else. He didn't do everything he said he was going to do. He had the potential to do a lot more." Rebecca Manning, sophomore at The King's Academy Clewiston agreed. "He [Obama] promised so much for our country and hasn't done anything but harm. He spoils lazy people for too long and he is starting to pull away from supporting Israel, which it says in the Bible we need to [support]. Obama is moving close to socialism, which scares me. Our generation will have a lot to deal with if he's elected again." Glades Day student Matthew Schultz rmly supports Romney, believing that he would pro t our nation. "I like Romney. He wants to make American businesses more competitive in the global economy, and will cut federal spending and balance the budget by reducing the size of the federal government, thus putting nancial matters in the hands of the state and the people. He also would repeal Obama's healthcare plan, which would bene t most modern Americans." On the other side of the discussion, fellow Glades Day student, Milton W. Olen IV, sees things differently. Unlike Schultz, he thinks Obama's healthcare plan, ObamaCare, is a great asset for the people of America. "ObamaCare is not a favored law, but I believe that everyone needs to be taken care of. To an extent people may disagree, but I believe being ned for no health care is a creative way to set some initiative for people to actually go and get it [healthcare]." Clewiston High School student Victor Reyes concurs. He is also anxious about what effects would take place against his family if Mitt Romney was voted into of ce. "Romney's plan for Medicaid affects this country greatly. I'm really worried about [what] the future holds for me and my mother if he (Romney) was in of ce." When it comes to the issues of immigration laws there were very intense feelings coming from both sides of the issue. Cecilia Luna, senior at Clewiston High School, speaks from personal experience. Her Hispanic descent makes her more empathetic towards immigrants and she believes immigration laws should be far more lenient. "The statue of liberty says Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free' yet our immigration policies are some of the strictest. It should be a privilege to become a U.S. citizen, not a hassle." Schultz has an opinion on this as well. "Immigration laws de nitely need to be enforced a lot more. [Immigrants] take away jobs that could go to actual Americans. They don't pay taxes since they aren't necessarily accounted for' and if they want the same rights as us, they need to help pay for it through taxes." Although many issues are hard to agree on, there seems to be a consensus when it comes to the issue of public aid. Almost all the students interviewed expressed concern about how public aid is being handled at the moment and think it should be regulated more. Luna writes, "Living in this community has shown me that you don't necessarily have to be doing the worst to be helped. There are so many people who abuse the system of welfare and food stamps, other government aids... that worsens our economy. Public aid should be much more strict on its requirements and guidelines. It does help those who need it, though. So to some extent it should stay the way it is... but not for those who don't correctly use it." Tom Perry, student at Moore Haven High School, has the same opinion. "I think that government welfare should exist, but we already have too many programs and we should focus on what is really important while also trying to move Americans off of welfare and to the point where they can support themselves. I believe that people who still need more help after government welfare shouldn't seek out more from the government, but go to local places like soup kitchens and church food pantries." Susan Walker says that coming from a family that doesn't hand her everything gives her a "want-to" attitude that a lot of kids are missing nowadays. She believes that things such as welfare are handed out way too easily and that it teaches kids that they don't need to work to have food put on the table. Welfare fails to teach incentive in her opinion. The issue of gun control was treated the same. All students agreed that it was downright unconstitutional to take away the right to bear arms. James McVay, junior at LaBelle High School, puts it like this "Gun control doesn't stop crimes, it takes guns away from law abiding citizens so they can't defend themselves from criminals. [Criminals] don't care about the laws and still have their guns." "We've always protected ourselves, it would be like taking away one of our country's characteristics." Says another student. As long as the people who carry guns aren't ignorant of their potency then they believe that it's ne for people to have them. Another student brought up an additional reason for supporting the right to bear arms. As a girl she considers it especially necessary to have a way to defend herself. "I do believe you should be allowed to have a concealed weapon. Times are scary, and being a girl, I think we need something to protect ourselves," she writes. When asked what the perfect presidential candidate would look like, the adolescents produced some interesting answers. One believed the candidate should be male, writing, "A female may not be as emotionally t for a political of ce such as that quite yet." Another person says that a certain political party isn't so much the issue as the individual's character. "Great military leader who is not afraid to take action," "An everyday' man or women, someone who knows the everyday troubles of an American," "Would be for the helping of Americans who are struggling to get out of the rut they're in," "Ready to make real change and start cutting down the national debt," those are just a few of the statements used to describe the perfect presidential candidate. The views of all of the young adults, though, are best summed up in this statement: The perfect presidential candidate would be "someone willing to put aside all the bull and make America the country it needs to be." We’re the Kids in America "ObamaCare is not a favored law, but I believe that everyone needs to be taken care of. To an extent people may disagree, but I believe being ned for no health care is a creative way to set some initiative for people to actually go and get it [healthcare]."Glades Day student, Milton W. Olen IV on ObamaCare "I don't want Obama to win again. He needs to hand it over to someone else. He didn't do everything he said he was going to do. He had the potential to do a lot more."Clewiston High School student, Susan Walker on the 2012 election

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 23 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOSCanal Point principals read to studentsMr. Hibler and Mrs. Walker-Thompson, principals at KEC/Canal Point Elementary, read Ladybug Girl and The Bug Squad to kindergarten students and a class of rst graders. KEC/Canal Point students and staff participated in Read For The Record on Oct. 4. Aggravated assault w/ deadly weapon w/o intent to kill Arrested Oct. 3 de to Janvuar Singleton, 17Cruelty toward child w/o great bodily harm Arrested Oct. 5 Released Oct. 6 on bond gr bo Frederick A. Tolbert, 49Aggravated battery, use of a deadly weapon Arrested Oct. 5 of Brandan Lamart Ashley, 26Aggravated battery Arrested Oct. 8 Released Oct. 8 Willie Nicholson, 40 ARREST REPORTThis column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone who is listed here and who is later found not guilty, or has the charges against them dropped, is welcome to inform the newspaper. We will con rm the information and print it.

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Legend has it that on misty mornings, just as the sun comes up, a woman in white sometimes strolls through E vergreen Cemetery in Okeechobee. As the s un pierces the morning’s fog, the ghostly gure evaporates. No one seems to know who she is or why she walks there ...On an island o the Florida coast, mariners say that at sunset, a headless p irate can be seen riding a ghostly palamino along the shoreline ... The Desert Inn in Yee Haw Junction w as a brothel in South Florida’s wilder p ast. The building is now a restaurant. But visitors claim some residents of the upstairs rooms never really left ... The Sunshine State has no shortage of spooky tales—ghostly pirates still guarding their treasures, spirts of suicides who haunt the places they died and old buildings where something “just doesn’t feel right.” Books chronicle the more famous tales, such as the star-crossed lovers who w ere sealed in a wall by the woman’s j ealous husband in the Castillo de San Marco in St. Augustine. Web sites o er rst-hand experiences of close encounters of the ghostly kind. Area residents retell stories they heard as children. Are the legends based on fact, or just colorful stories made up to scare children or entertain the tourists? Like some details in the ghost stories, it all depends on who you believe. At least one Florida city even seems to borrow ghosts from other places. Consider the story of the pirate Pierre LeBlanc. In the original story, LeBlanc was left on Seahorse Key to guard the treasure of Pirate Captain Jean La tte, with only a palamino horse for company. When a stranger came to the island, claiming to be there to hunt snakes to sell the snake skins for fancy leather boots and belts, the lonely LeBlanc welcomed the visitor’s invitation to enjoy some rum. When LeBlanc’s tongue was loosed by drink, the stranger tricked him into revealing the location of the treasure, and then killed him, cutting o his head with the pirate’s own cutlass. Legend has it that the headless LeBlanc can sometimes be seen at sunset, riding his spectral palamino along the shore. While the original story of Pierre LaBlanc is about Seahorse Key, one web site now claims the pirate haunts Treasure Island in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay also hosts an annual party in honor of pirate Jose Gaspar who was said to h ave hidden loads of treasure on Gasparilla Island and died without telling anyone the location. Some locals claim that Jose Gaspar’s spirt still haunts the island, guarding his treasure. Others claim the ghost of a headless woman—a w ench who angered Jose Gaspar and lost her head in the argument—also haunts the island. But historians counter that the legend of the treasure of Gasparilla Island was more likely manufactured in the early 1900s to promote real estate sales. The name “Gasparilla” appears on maps which were made long before the time of the legendary pirate. Rather than the island being named for the pirate, it is more likely the pirate was named for the island. And the rst written account of the pirate treasure was in an advertising brochure for the Charlotte Harbor and Northern Railroad company. Believe them or not, the following are just some of the ghost stories connected with South Florida. If you want to explore the site of a legendary haunting, there are plenty to choose from. The Skyway Bridge: The original Skyway Bridge, constructed in 1954 over Tampa Bay was the scene of tragedy in 1980 when the freighter Summit Venture hit a support, causing part of the bridge to collapse and 35 people to plunge to their deaths. Most of the victims were passengers on a Greyhound bus. The bridge is also associated with a number of suicides. Some people claim to have seen the ghost of a young woman preparing to jump from the bridge. Others claim to have stopped for a young female hitchhiker who vanishes. There are also stories of shermen seeing a ghostly Greyhound bus on the shing pier that was part of the original bridge.Kissimmee River: “Ghost Stories of Florida” by Dan Asfar includes the story of boating enthusiast Rick Selzer who had a strange experience when boating on the river just north of Bassinger. He told the author he had heard stories that the river is haunted by the ghosts of pirates and by the ghost of someone who was eaten by an alligator. On one boat trip he was drawn by a splashing sound and followed an old oxbow to a pond he had never seen before. When he investigated, he found “the water was black—way too black to be natural,” the storyteller claims. “Then the splashing started up again. But this time it wasn’t so much a splashing but a huge watery upheaval. The center of the pond rose up with tremendous force and fell back on itself followed by a violent churning, like something huge was thrashing under the surface.” According to Selzer, nothing in the wetlands was big enough to make that stir. “But beyond its size, I could tell that there was nothing there—there was nothing under the surface. The water was churning on its own as if the whole bay was alive.” He ed back to his campsite. That night in the woods, he couldn’t shake the feeling that something had followed him from the river. He was awakened by a moaning sound and went to investigate. When he returned to his camp site, it was destroyed, tent collapsed, belongings strewn about, some items even up in trees. But although his food was scattered, none of it was taken, “not so much as a bite from any of it.” He searched for the prints of whatever animal might h ave done it, and could nd no prints except his own.The “old bank building” : The building referred to as "the old bank building" on State Road 70 in downtown Okeechobee, was actually only a bank for about two and a half years before the land speculation "bubble" of the 1920s burst. The building was used for a number of other purposes over the years, but the ghost story attached to the structure relates to the bank. According to the story, the bank was the site of a robbery by the infamous Ashley Gang and a member of the gang was somehow locked in the safe. The story goes on that the safe was broken and could not be opened, so the bank owner bought a new safe and covered over the old one. Reportedly, photos taken of the wall in front of the safe show a red tint. Some visitors to the building reported a feeling of unease. Another version of the story relates that an elderly woman hostage was also trapped in the safe. The building is not open to the public, but visitors may enjoy viewing the outside the structure which boasts a series of murals depicting the building's history. 2 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 D o you believe in ghosts? Area ghost stories plentifulSee GHOST STORES— Page 3 Courtesy photoThe Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay is connected with several ghost stories. Courtesy photoThe “old bank building” on Park Street (SR 70) in downtown Okeechobee features historic murals on the outside, and some say the building harbors a spooky secret on the inside.

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2012 / 2013All dates, artists and programs subject to change. Titanic: The Musical The Living Christmas Tree The Lowe Family Christmas Spectacular The Great American Songbook Juan Siddi Flamenco Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Cirque Zuma Zuma Fiddler on the Roof Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience Neil Simons Biloxi Blues TAP The Show! The Wizard of Oz Street Beat, Inc. 1977 College Drive | Belle Glade SPAIN RUSSIA TRANS-ATLANTIC AMERICA NASHVILLEBUY TICKETS @ www.dollyhand.org BOX OFFICE 561.993.1160 AFRICA 3 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Lake Okeechobee: Do the spirits of Native Americans dance on the banks of Lake Okeechobee? One person who claimed to h ave seen these spirts said it was just at sunset when he saw what he thought were Seminole Indians, but w hen he tried to get closer, they vanished into thin air. This legend could be connected to the Seminoles who fought in the Battle of Okeechobee. Or, if they do exist, the restless spirits could be connected with an earlier tribe. The author of the web site www.weirdus.com relates, “Prior to 1910, early pioneers reported seeing human skeletons in the shallows around the southern end of Lake Okeechobee. Fishermen claimed to catch human skulls in their nets. A surv eyor clearing land on Grassy Island in the early 1900s, exposed more than fty human skeletons that were covered only w ith a couple of inches of sand. “Willis Crosby used to cat sh in Okeechobee and shared his story with me about nding a half dozen human skulls in 1953 just lying in the mud on Observation Island. “There were a bunch of other bones scattered all over the bottom, I guess they w ere human,” he recounted. “Everybody said they were Indian bones, it was pretty much common sight when the water w as down.” All accounts of nding human bones come from the area extending from Kreamer Island to Observation Island and the several square miles inbetween the mainland. “In 1918, the water level dropped to an all-time low revealing hundreds of human remains wedged in the silt along the north sides of Ritta and Kreamer Islands. There seemed to be no order to these skeletons. Bones of both adults and children were scattered all over the lake bottom. “According to one legend, in February 1841, two-hundred Seminoles, rather than be captured by the army, committed mass suicide. Allegedly, these people slit their own throats and ung themselves into the water where their bodies disappeared into the glades water.” Jonathan Dickinson State Park: Legend has it that the ghost of Trapper Nelson (born Vincent Nostokovich) haunts Jonathan Dickinson State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway in Hobe Sound. “Trapper” Nelson was born Vincent Nostokovich. He lived in the Loxahatchee from the 1930s until 1968. Trapper Nelson, called “The Wild Man of the Loxahatchee,” was an imposing gure at 6-feet, 4-inches, 240 pounds. He lived o the land, hunting and shing. He also caught many animals and built a small zoo to house them. Trapper Nelson made money by charging visitors to dock near his home and visit his zoo. He also wrestled alligators to entertain the tourists. On July 24, 1968, Trapper Nelson was found dead inside his cabin, with a shotgun wound to his abdomen. The county coroner ruled it suicide, but many who knew him did not believe he would h ave taken his own life. They pointed out that when he died, his traps were still set, and that Trapper Nelson would not h ave left animals to su er. He would also not h ave left his “zoo” animals in cages with no one to care for them. Some people speculated that he was killed by a jealous husband or someone who wanted his land. Another theory was that he had been killed by his brother in retaliation for testifying against him in court. Yet another theory is that he was killed by someone who thought he had a stash of money hidden. GHOST STORIESContinued From Page 2 Photo Courtesy Jonathan Dickinson State ParkSome visitors to Jonathan Dickinson State Park claim to have seen the ghost of the infamous Trapper Nelson, the “Wild Man of Loxahatchee.” See SPOOKY TALES — Page 4

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4 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Some park workers and visitors claim to have seen or heard the ghost of Trapper Nelson. The ghost is reported to be friendly to those who appreciate the park and even tries to irt with some of the female visitors. He is also said to be protective of park areas that were Indian burial grounds.DuPuis Wildife and Environmental A rea: The DuPuis Wildlife and Environmental Area is in northwestern Palm Beach and southwestern Martin Counties. The entrance is on Highway 76 (off U.S. 441 S.E. near Port Mayaca). According to online forums discussing the paranormal, there are reports that horses have spooked just before the appearance of a semi-transparent woman in a long cloak. There are also reports of ghostly Indians who disappear when the viewer attempts to get closer. Florida Atlantic University Humanities Building: The FAU Humanities Building in Boca Raton is reported to be haunted. A ccording to the stories, a female ghost has been seen by night shift employees. She is seen crying in the amphitheatre, but vanishes when approached. One night shift employee was closing the building for the night w hen he heard and reported that someone w as on the third oor, running and slamming doors. He and another employee searched the oor, each starting at an opposite ends. All doors were found locked, and no one was there.Spook Hill : Spook Hill is in Lake W ales, in Polk County, on the east side of N. Wales Drive, about a quarter mile south of Highway 17. It is called “Spook Hill” because cars appear to roll uphill. A sign explains the legend: "Many years ago an Indian village on Lake Wales was plagued by raids of a huge gator. The Chief, a great w arrior, killed the gator in a battle that created a small lake. The chief was buried on the north side. Pioneer mail riders rst discovered their horses laboring down hill, thus naming it "Spook Hill." When the road was paved, cars coasted up hill. Is this the gator seeking revenge, or the chief still trying to protect his land?" Fort DeSoto: Fort DeSoto Park is just outside St. Petersburg and is made up of ve connected islands. The park has a colorful history of soldiers, sailors, prisoners and pirates. It was also used as quarantine. Ghosts from a variety of eras have reportedly been seen there. The most famous ghost related to the fort is the pirate Juan Gomez. He is reported to be still searching for treasure. Oak Hammock Park: Oak Hammock Park, 1982 S.W. Villanova Road, in Port St. Lucie, is said to be haunted by the victims of a terrible crime. According to the book "Silent Scream," by Yvonne Mason, the bodies of two women were discovered in 1977 along the C-24 Canal at the site of what is now Oak Hammock Park. The girls were killed by Gerard John Schaefer, a former Martin County Sheriff's Of ce deputy believed to have killed about 30 women and girls in the 1960s and 1970s. Schaefer reportedly lured his victims in pairs and raped and killed one while the other watched before killing the second victim. According to the book "Weird Florida," by Charlie Carlson, the tree the two girls were hung from is believed to be haunted and is now called the Devil's Tree. In her book, Ms. Mason believes the rumor of a Devil's Tree at Oak Hammock Park was started by kids telling ghost stories after the two bodies were discovered. According to local folklore, chainsaws and any other chopping tools are rumored not to work around the tree. The problem is no one knows exactly where this tree is anymore if it's still there. The park's bathrooms are also believed to be haunted by ghosts of the girls who died there. Visitors report feeling a cold chill. They also report the doors slamming when there appears to be no one there. The Elliott Museum: The Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island in Martin County, was established in 1961 by Harmon P. Elliott in memory of his inventor father Sterling Elliott. It is not so much the building itself that is reported to be haunted, but rather some of the historical items in the museum may have ghostly "attachments." Reports of paranormal activity at the museum include items being moved from one display to another, audio systems failing and doors opening and closing seemingly by themselves. Some visitors can't shake the feeling of being watched. There have also reportedly been sightings of an apparition of a young girl wearing a long white Victorian style dress who vanishes when approached.House of Refuge: Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge, 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Hutchinson Island is the oldest building in Martin County. Ten such buildings were installed along the east coast of Florida in the 1870s to house those rescued from shipwrecks. The House of Refuge’s very existence is testimony to the number of shipwrecks along that shoreline. According to one legend, the property is haunted by the Ais Indian tribe that was estimated to h ave lived in the area more than 800 years ago. Other stories relate the house is haunted by some who found refuge there or by those who lived there as caretakers. Some claim to h ave smelled beef stew cooking although the kitchen has not been usable since the 1940s. There are also reports of seeing shards of a broken mirror in a bed, but when someone tries to examine the bed, the shards disappear. Okeechobee Battle eld: The Okeechobee Battle eld Historic State Park, 3500 S.E. 38th Avenue in Okeechobee (o U.S. 441 S.E.) was the site of the Battle of Okeechobee in 1837 the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Second Seminole War. Visitors to the area h ave reported strange sounds and feeling discomfort. Some even reported feeling as if someone had touched them, when no one was there. The Desert Inn: The Desert Inn, at Yee Haw Junction on U.S. Highway 441 at Highway 60 is connected with a number of ghost stories. According to “Ghostly Legends and Haunted Folklore,” by Greg Jenkins, Yeehaw Junction started out as a resting stop for cattle drives and a depot for Flagler’s East Coast Railway. The upstairs of the building served as a bordello—and the Desert Inn has the distinction of being the only bordello on the National Historic Register. After the bordello closed, the inn provided lodging for weary travelers. Over the years, there were many deaths connected to the area including bar ghts that turned into shootouts and automobile accident victims who were taken to the inn for shelter and who died before medical help arrived. According to “Ghostly Legends,” in the early 1990s a traveler who was staying in one of the upstairs rooms committed suicide by hanging himself from an overhead pipe. Owner Bev Zicheck, who was interviewed for the book, found the body. Mrs. Zicheck reported that some sta members refused to go upstairs alone because people h ave strange f eelings and experiences there. Incidents include furniture apparently moving by itself, doors opening and closing and the sound o f someone pacing upstairs when no one is up there—and the door to the upstairs is padlocked. Roxanne Clark, one of the curren t managers of the restaurant, said she believes the ghost stories, but she isn’ t afraid as the ghosts add to the charm o f the historic building. The Desert Inn is now primarily a restaurant, with specialties including Cuban sandwiches, fried cat sh and a one-pound hamburge r called “The Ralphie.” Online sources for this article included www.weirdus.com; the shadowlands. net, www.haunted orida.com. Publishe d sources include: “Haunting Sunshine” by Jack Powell; “Haunt Hunter’s Guide to Florida,” by Joyce Elson Moore; “Ghos t Stories of Florida, by Dan Asfar; an d “Ghostly Legenda and Haunted Folklore, ” by Greg Jenkins. SPOOKY TALESContinued From Page 3 Courtesy photoThe Desert Inn at Yee Haw Junction has a colorful past and is reportedly home to a number of earthbound spirits. Courtesy photoThe legend of Spook Hill in Polk County involves a battle between a giant alligator and great warrior. Courtesy photoIn the late 1800s, victims of shipwrecks found shelter at the Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge. According to legend, the historic building may be haunted.

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November 2-3Big Cypress Reservationwww.ahtahthiki.com30290 Josie Billie Highway PMB 1003 Clewiston, FL 33440 877-902-1113 GPS: N 26 19.498, W 80 59.954Save the DateEntry fee includes admission to Museum. FREE PARKING. American artisans 15thAnnual2012AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS CELEBRATION 6 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Haunted Halloween NightDUPUIS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT A REA—The Dupuis Wildlife Management Area Visitor’s Center will host a Free Haunted Halloween Night event on Oct. 20 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. There w ill be a Howling Hayride for all ages, a Haunted House for ages 10 and up and v isits to the Noctural Wildlife Center. V isitors can search for candy in a massive haystack. There will be games and crafts for small children. Refreshments will be sold by area Boy Scouts. DuPuis is located 2 miles east of Port Mayaca or 7 miles w est of the junction for 710 on Hwy 76. The Visitors’ Center entrance is at Gate 5 (2.5 miles west of main entrance): 23500 S.W. Kanner Hwy. Canal Point. For more information, call 800-432-2045, extension 3339 or email kkanter@sfwmd.gov. This free event is sponsored by the South Florida Water Management District and coordinated by Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Environmental Studies.Ghost Tours: An Evening in the DarkWEST PALM BEACH—It is said that if y ou quietly stroll by the Riddle House in historic Yesteryear Village, 9067 Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach at night, y ou could experience a chilling sighting or sound. Climb the creaking, wooden stairs inside and you might just bump into someone or something very frightening. For years, there h ave been whispers of hauntings, ghost sightings and cloaked gures in several of the town’s buildings. Some spirits h ave been chronicled on national television. Paranormal experts from throughout the nation h ave v isited to conduct their own investigations and document evidence. Now, see for yourself! Scheduled stops include the fabled Riddle House. From there, move on to the mysterious Corbett area shack where legend says bodies were once found. What about the abnormal clock at the Pineapple Processing Plant that stopped working at midnight and w as found on the oor stuck at 3 a.m.., the identical time a soldier was killed a century ago? As you eerily wind your w ay through Yesteryear Village, your tour guide reveals the haunts, history and bizarre sightings of these buildings and others. Tours are planned for Friday, Nov. 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information, call 561-790-5232.Okeechobee’s Halloween PartyOKEECHOBEE—Okeechobee Main Street, the Children’s Services Council of Okeechobee, the Board of County Commissioners, the Okeechobee County Sheri ’s O ce and the City of Okeechobee Police Department are sponsoring the annual Halloween Festival at the Agri-Civic Center, o State Road 710 in Okeechobee County, as a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating. This exciting event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will include a haunted stable, kid’s korral, costume contest, pumpkin contest and over 40 booths of spooky entertainment, fun, prizes and candy. The costume contest will be in the center of activities. The haunted stable will be open for anyone who dares to walk through the door. This year you can bring your pre-decorated or pre-carved pumpkin with you to the Agri-Civic Center for a Pumpkin Judging. Pumpkins will be set up outside the arena for visitors to see and prizes will be awarded based on number of entries. Judging of the pumpkins will take place at 7:00 p.m. The pumpkin contest is for youth up to 14 years of age. Admission, parking and all activities for this event are FREE to the public. For more information, contact Cindy Birdashaw at the Main Street O ce, 111 N.E. 2nd Street, or call 863-357-6246.Fall Kids FestivalCLEWISTON—Sugar Festival Park on Osceola Avenue in Clewiston will be the site of a Fall Kids Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. The festival will include fun, games, candy, food for all ages, a car show, costume contest and pet costume contest (all pets must be on a leash). Halloween Happenings File photoYoung and old alike enjoy dressing up for the annual Halloween Party at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center.

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As well as videos of our attorneys that provides you with valuable information.www.frankwhiteboyd.comOfces located in Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, Stuart, and Vero Beach 7 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Rockin’ Rod Car Show and Swap MeetOKEECHOBEE—The ARC of Okeechobee will host the Okeechobee Rockin’ Rod Car Show and Swap Meet on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This car show will be at the Philippine A merican Cultural Foundation, 5154 S.W. 16th Avenue in Okeechobee. The purpose of the “Rockin’ Rod Car Show & Swap Meet” is to provide a positive outlet and avenue of competition for the car customization enthusiasts. The customization of the show includes people who restore and customize vehicles within the classic, modern, antique and rat rod division. For more information, check out the website www.okeechobeerockinrodshow.com or contact event chair, Sid Estrada at 863-610-0515, Jeannie Bramlett at 863-261-6594, or event consultant, Chris McArthur at 863-697-8721.Reflections Across TimeCLEWISTON—The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida now features Re ections Across Time: Seminole Portraits, a new exhibit that w ill contrast the historical interpretation of Seminole warriors by artists of the past with those of today’s Seminole artists. The Exhibit will be on display through Nov. 4, 2012 at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki and then will travel to the Frost Art Museum in Miami, Florida from Nov. 17, 2012 through Jan. 13, 2013. The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is on Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, 34725 West Boundary Road, Clewiston, (north of Interstate 75 o of Exit 49).Planetarium plans fall showsFORT PIERCE—Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium Starlight Series 2012-2013 begins Oct. 19 with the galactic show, “The Goldilocks Planet.” A udiences will join in a search for other earthlike worlds and orbiting distant stars that are “just right” for supporting life. The Goldilocks Planet will be presented on Oct. 19 and 20, Nov. 2 and 3, and Nov. 16 and 17. Planetarium show times are Friday evenings at 7 and 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 1 and 2 p.m. Tickets are $3 each and may be purchased at the IRSC Box O ce at the McAlpin Fine A rts Center or by calling 1-800-220-9915 w ith VISA, Discover, American Express, or MasterCard or visit www.irsc.edu. Planetarium shows are recommended for adults and for children over the age of four. The Hallstrom planetarium’s temperature is maintained at 72 degrees and v isitors may want to bring a light jacket or sweater.Signature Chefs AuctionVERO BEACH—The Treasure Coast’s 4th Annual Signature Chefs Auction, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, will be an unforgettable evening, and well worth the drive to The Moorings Club, 100 Harbour Drive, in Vero Beach. A showcase of the Treasure Coast’s top chefs and best restaurants, complete with live and silent auctions, will tantalize your taste buds while helping to further the mission of the March of Dimes. The nest chefs on the Treasure Coast will prepare their gourmet signature dishes. For tickets or additional information, contact Pam Crowley at 772-410-5460 or pcrowley@marchofdimes.com. World Beer FestivalESTERO—All About Beer Magazine will present the World Beer Festival on Saturday, Nov. 17, from noon to 4 p.m. at Germain Arena in Estero, 11000 Everblades Parkway. The festival will feature beer samples from craft, specialty and imports from local, regional, national and global breweries. The festival will bene t Estero Relay for Life and the Sidney and Bern Davis Arts Center. For more information online, see the World Beer Festivals page on Facebook.21st Lake Okeechobee HikeLAKE OKEECHOBEE -The annual “Big O Hike” will start Nov. 17. This will be the start of the 21st annual hike around Lake Okeechobee on the Herbert Hoover Dike, 35 feet above the surrounding countryside. Hikers assemble at the Pahokee Marina ready to take the rst step at 8 a.m., heading north for a nine day, 110 mile trek. The hike is actually a series of one day hikes and participants can join or le ave the other hikers at any trail head around Lake Okeechobee. There is no charge for the hike. For information contact Paul Cummings at Cummingsps@att.net or write to him at 9887 Cross Pine Court, Lake Worth or call 561-963-9906.Craft Fair in the WoodsOKEECHOBEE -Freedom Ranch, 11655 Hwy. 441 S.E. will host the Sixth Annual Craft Fair in the Woods on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair will feature Christmas decorations, jewelry, woodcrafts, ne art, baked and canned goods, fabric, yarn, paper and yard crafts and more. The fair will also feature swamp buggy rides and pony rides. Vendors interested in participating should contact Freedom Ranch/Alpha Ministries at 863-763-9800 or email craftfairinthewoods@gmail.com. Special events and celebrations

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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something BlueFORT PIERCE—The Indian River State College Performing and Visual Arts Department is kicking o the new season Thursday, October 11 with the variety concert “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” featuring the IRSC Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and the “Company” Singers. The show will feature a diverse medley of favorites from the golden ages to the eclectic present with jazz to pop, contemporary and more. The variety concert runs Oct. 11-13 at 8 p.m. and also now o ers two 2 p.m. matine performances, Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. Tickets can be purchased online at www.irsc. edu or at the box o ce located in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center lobby on the IRSC Main Campus at 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. F0r more information, call the McAlpin Fine Arts Center Box O ce at 1-800-220-9915.Edison Pops @ SunsetFORT MYERS—The Edison Pops @ Sunset concert is planned for the Lee County Campus grounds on Saturday, Oct. 27. This year Edison State College celebrates 50 years in Southwest Florida with special guests, American English, The Complete Beatles Tribute band and the Edison Pops Orchestra. Described as one of the most authentic tribute bands in the country, American English performs songs that span the entire career of The Beatles from 1963-1970. The band replicates every musical detail including costume changes, vintage instruments and special e ects. American English magically creates “The Complete Beatles Tribute!” The gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. For more information go online, to www.edisonpops.com or call Reba Singleton at 239-489-9286.Cat on a Hot Tin RoofFORT PIERCE—The Pollitt family has gathered to celebrate their patriarch “Big Daddy’s” birthday. The tone is right, but the mood is somber. Sins of the past, greedy hopes for the future, and a desperate eagerness not to believe the truths that surround them make this play a delicately wrought exercise in human communication. The play will be presented in the Indian River State College McAlpin Theatre, 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce, Nov. 1, 2 and 3. For information, contact the box of ce at 1-800-220-9915 or email boxo ce@irsc.edu.Titanic: The MusicalBELLE GLADE—Titanic the Musical will be presented at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. This is a brand new, national tour revival honoring the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated journey. The winner of ve Tony Awards including Best Musical, this sweeping musical recounts the dreams, hopes and aspirations of those aboard the Titanic through individual stories and breathtaking songs. High-tech imagery takes you inside the historic Titanic. This production features one of the largest casts ever assembled on the DHCAC stage! The box o ce is located at the southeastern corner of the building, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade which is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to noon. The box o ce also opens one hour prior to performances. For more information call the box o ce at 561-993-1160.Dial M for MurderLABELLE—The Firehouse Community Theatre, 241 North Bridge Street in LaBelle will present “Dial M for Murder” Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 2-4. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Patrons are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes in advance in order to be seated before the show starts. “Dial M for Murder” was written by Frederick Knott and will be directed by Deb Kik. For more information, call 863-675-3066.The Marvelous WonderettesOKEECHOBEE—Okeechobee Community Theatre, SW 2nd Ave. a t 7th Street, will present “The Marvelous Wonderettes” on Nov. 2, 3, 9 and 10, at 8 p.m. It’s the 1958 Spring eld High School prom, and the Marvelous Wonderettes h ave been asked to perform. They are four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. As we learn about thei r lives and loves, we are treated to performances of such classic ‘50s and ‘60s songs as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” “It’s My Party,” and over 20 more. You’ve never had as much fun at a prom, and you will never forget The Marvelous Wonderettes. For ticket information, call 863763-1307 or email info@okeecommunitytheatre.com. 8 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Plays, concerts, and more ... PERFORMING ARTS



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BY NAJI TOBIAS Glades Centrals rst victory of the season couldnt have come at a better time and place. Fresh off their bye week, the Raiders (1-0 in District 14-5A play; 1-4 overall) pulled a much-needed win over Suncoast, 47-0, in their Oct. 5 home game. Glades Central was expected to thoroughly dominate the Chargers it its district opener and did just that, thanks to three rst-half rushing touchdowns from senior triplethreat Will Likely. It was Likelys rst three scores of the season, a fact that dawned upon fellow teammate/senior wide receiver T.J. Abrams. Will showed us why hes the best player in Palm Beach County, said Abrams, who scored a touchdown of his own in Glades Centrals blowout win. Were happy to see him getting to the end zone again. Raiders senior quarterback Antwan Washington threw for two touchdowns in the win, one each to sophomore wide receiver Jonathan Istache and junior wide receiver BY AMANDA RAMOSGUY I love the fact that I can be helping someone on a domestic call or nding their missing child and right after that be taking a large amount of drugs off the street, or a shooter in this case. It can go from one extreme to the next and you never know what your day consists of when you go to work, says Deputy Justin Dameron. That is just what happened on July 9, 2012 -a completely unexpected arrest as a result of a minor traf c violation. Sgt. Dererk Savage reports that ofcers responded to a shooting where the victim was shot twice. The suspect had ed the scene and spent his day dodging deputies. Deputies Dameron and Alfonso began their shift as any other in roll call where they received information on the suspect and began their usual patrol. During the shift, Deputy Dameron performed a routine traf c stop for a minor violation; he noticed that the four people in the car were acting suspiciously. Deputy Alfonso responded as routine back-up for Deputy Dameron and also felt uneasy about the situation, so they dug a little deeper. Through various questions and other signals (verbal and non-verbal), the deputies were able to identify one of the passengers as the suspect involved in the shooting earlier in the day. As a result of their attention to detail, they were able to identify the shooter and take him into custody without incident. This all took place during a time when one of the worst shooting events in the Glades was in BUY A NEW 2012 F150Get 0% APR Financing for 60 Months.* With approved credit through Ford Credit. Not all customers will qualify for 0% APR. See Dealer for details. Images are for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 10/31/12. SEE DEPUTIES 13 SEE FOOTBALL 12 Raiders Get Their First Win of Season Recognizing Local DeputiesRoutine traf c stop results in jail for shooter and nominations for two deputies SUBMITTED PHOTODeputy Justin D. Dameron and Deputy A. Alfonso share the honor of Deputy of the Month for August as a result of their diligence and attention to detail.

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Glades Day Fellowship of Christian Athletes The last FCA meeting was held on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The guest speaker was Tim Wilcox, a coach and bible teacher at The Kings Academy in West Palm Beach. He is also the director of PuraVida Missions in Costa Rica, helping to spread the good news of Jesus Christ! The kids all enjoyed a great time of food, fun, and fellowship, while hearing Tims message. Be sure to make it to the next FCA meeting which will be the FCA Halloween party at the home of Frances Adams on Oct. 29 or 31. Gator Football and Volleyball On Friday, Oct. 12, the varsity football team will be playing at home against Village Academy at 7 p.m. The Lady Gators varsity volleyball team will play in the Florida Christian tournament in Miami on Oct. 12 and 13. Also, all three Gator volleyball teams will play away at Jupiter Christian on Oct. 16 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Gator Network and Clean Up The Campus Day The next Clean Up the Campus Day will be held this Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Be a part of making Glades Day the best it can be for your children! Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Come out for a fun and competitive day of golf on Oct. 13 at the Mayacoo Country Club in West Palm Beach. Everyone is welcome to join the GDS family for a great family fun event! Remember to save the date of March 9, 2013 for the annual Spring Gala fundraiser! Every year hundreds of people come to this fabulous event for a delicious dinner, live and silent auctions, dancing and lots of fun! Dont miss out, and be sure to mark your calendars. GDS News There will be no school on Oct. 15 due to a Teacher Work Day. Oct. 16, 1st term grades will be posted on Renweb. Oct. 17 the PSAT will be given to all juniors and some sophomores. Blood Drive On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Big Red Bus will be at Glades Day School again for the third blood drive, so clear a space in your calendars to come out and save three lives! Homecoming Week 2012 Homecoming week will be Monday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 26. Students will have a variety of activities scheduled during the week. Lower school students will participate in dress up days and will be excused at the end of the school day to watch the upper school students compete in games in the courtyard. Homecoming t-shirts, tattoos, beads, bam sticks and bows will be sold. The theme will be, Slay the Saints in the Swamp. The dress up days will be the following; Monday: Pajama Day, Tuesday: Twin Day, Wednesday: Legacy Day, Thursday: Cartoon Day, and Friday: Spirit Day. The Gator Growl will be held on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. The Homecoming Dance with the theme Dance until the World Ends will be held Friday, October 26th from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Advanced ticket prices are single $10 and couples $15. At the door, single $12, Couple $18. The food will be provided by Chickl-a. Alumni and Friends Homecoming Social All GDS alumni and friends are invited to attend a gathering after the Homecoming football game on Oct. 26 at the Elks Club. The event begins at 9 p.m. and lasts until the last guest leaves. There will be food, music, dancing and a cash bar available. The cost is $10 per person and $20 per couple for advanced tickets, and $15 per person or $30 per couple at the door. Members of the 1982 State Champion Football Team will be honored at the football game. Come and catch up with old friends! Fall Festival The fall festival has been changed to Oct. 27. The costume parade will begin at 5 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Activities included will be bingo, white elephant auction, cake auction, and ticket raf es for several items. There will be plenty of games including a bean bag toss, treasure chest, shing booth, bounce houses and many more. There will be plenty of delicious treats that will be sure to satisfy those of you with a sweet tooth!Pahokee Elementary Picture Day Picture Day is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 15. All students will be photographed, but only students who return their pre-payed envelopes will receive pictures. Should you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Vazquez at (561) 924-9701.Belle Glade Elementary Reading Counts Challenge September is over and Belle Glade Elementary is waiting to see which school won the Reading Counts Challenge. This is a challenge that each elementary school in the west area competes in. A trophy goes to the school that has the highest percentage of students reaching their Reading Counts goal that month. Belle Glade Elementary is hoping to keep the trophy at our school. Students need to read, read, read and then take a reading counts test. Each grade group has a certain number of points for each student to earn. Parents and students: Our school will be participating in the Box Tops Program to raise money for our school. Box Tops for Education earns money for your favorite school. Box Tops are located on products that are popular in most homes. BGEs goal is to earn $1,000 worth of box tops. To learn more access www.BTFE.com. Cut the box tops off different products and bring them to school to give to your teacher. There will be 2 box top pick ups throughout the year. The class with the most box tops brought in will win an ice cream party or ice pops. The Belle Glade Elementary School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting was held on Oct. 3. Mrs. Moore discussed the wonderful activities our students are participating in this school year. Additionally, she explained how our extended day will help with student achievement. Mrs. Moore graciously thanked parents for coming out and supporting their children at Belle Glade Elementary. Reminder: Students, remember to read at least 30 minutes every night. Complete your homework and return it to your teacher at school. Dates to Remember: 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 SCHOOL BRIEFSSEE SCHOOL 11

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440Paid political advertisement paid for by U.S. Sugar, 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, independently of any candidate or committee. He now has gone public with his agenda to raise taxes on business. Using the derogatory term Big Sugar in Pelletiers recent campaign letter insults not only U.S. Sugar, the largest employer in town, but also insults every one of our employees, retirees, independent growers, vendors, and every one of the local businesses that rely on the sugar industry. We expect such insulting language from rabid environmentalists on the coast who want to drive us out of business and uninformed outsiders who do not understand sugar issues. We do not expect our people to be publicly insulted by our own locally elected public ocials. Pelletier has obviously resorted to name-calling and class warfare because the facts do not favor his position to radically raise taxes and kill jobs. The fact is U.S. Sugar has a valid, approved contract with the Hendry County Property Appraisers Oce that settled several years of litigation. That contract has been upheld by the independent Hendry County Value Adjustment Board, its attorney, and an independent licensed property appraiser hired by the County. The bottom line is that Pelletier means higher taxes and fewer jobs. Hendry County already has the highest unemployment rate in the state. We cannot aord to re-elect Pelletier as property appraiser. Shame on Phillip Pelletier! 3 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 4 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 BY MARGARET ENGLAND The Little Blue Heron breeds in freshwater and coastal habitats in the United States, ranging from southern California, east to the southeastern states and as far north as coastal Maine. Nesting also occurs as far south as Peru, Brazil and Uruguay. The northern population of this medium-sized heron winters in the southern United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Adults of both sexes have similar color and plumage, with males being larger than the females. The adult Little Blue Heron has a dark blue-grey body and wings. The head is purple, but the chin, throat and upper neck may have some white. During breeding the head and neck turn red brown. Their legs and feet are greygreen to green, but turn black during breeding. Their call is a loud, nasal squawk. Little Blue Herons are the only heron species in which rst-year birds are pure white. The juvenile birds are often confused with Snowy Egrets. Immature Little Blue Herons have a pale, blacktipped bill and greenish legs and dull yellowgreen lores. The Snowy Egret has a black bill, yellow feet and yellow skin in front of the eyes. The confusion ends when the young Little Blue Heron enters the pied calico stage and their white feathers are replaced by the dark blue-grey adult plumage. This Species of Special Concern walks very slowly using its feet to stir up prey in vegetated shallow areas in freshwater or saltwater wetlands. They forage alone or in groups for insects, small sh, amphibians and aquatic invertebrates. White Little Blue Herons have been observed catching more sh while in the company of Snowy Egrets. In Florida they nest in small isolated colonies with other herons from April through September. Little Blue Herons build a platform of long sticks lined with green vegetation in trees or shrubs. The female lays three to ve blue-green eggs. Both parents incubate the eggs which hatch in 20 to 24 days with the young edging in about 28 days. To join Hendry-Glades Audubon volunteers at STA5 on Oct. 13, Nov. 10 or Nov. 24, send an e-mail to Margaret England at sta5birding@embarqmail.com. Meet at the east end of Deer Fence Road at 8:30 a.m. Reservations are required. Include your name and contact information including an emergency cell number, the date you want attend the STA5 trip, and the number of participants in your party. You may also leave this information at 863-674-0695 or 863-517-0202. For a schedule of STA5 trips through December 2013 visit the HGAS website at www.hendrygladesaudubon.org. Trips being at the STA5 Deer Fence Trailhead located 29 miles south of Clewiston. Please, share your birdwatching experiences and post suggestions for featured birdwatching sites on the Hendry-Glades Audubon or Clewiston News Facebook pages. Inland Birdwatching Fun: Little Blue Heron (LBHE) Margaret England PHOTO / LARRY FROGGEAdult Little Blue Heron.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida 33440Paid political advertisement paid for by U.S. Sugar, 111 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clewiston, Florida, independently of any candidate or committee. WHY KRISTINA KUPLA SHOULD BE ELECTED AS HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER Pelletier is NOT a licensed real estate appraiser. Pelletier is NOT a licensed real estate broker. Pelletier does NOT have the education or training to make legitimate property tax assessments. Pelletier has made ZERO eort in four years on the job to get the education or training.Making commercial property assessments without the proper qualications has resulted in over 80% of Pelletiers tax-raising assessments being overturned in 2011. Kristina Kulpa is a State-Certied Real Estate Appraiser with national accreditation, a licensed real estate broker and brings 16 years of experience to the job. Hendry County deserves a trained, experienced and licensed property appraiser like Kristina Kulpa, not a name-calling, insulting outsider like Pelletier with a job killing, tax-raising agenda. 5 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 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.Kyra R. Watson, 68CLEWISTON Kyra R. Watson, passed away October 7, 2012 at the Hope Hospice facility in Lehigh Acres, FL after a four year struggle with cancer. Kyra was born to Bertrice Shaw and Wiley C. Robertson on Nov. 29, 1943, in Laurel, MS. Kyra received degrees from Mississippi State College for Women and LSU. She taught in high school, at Mississippi State and Palm Beach C.C. Like her parents Kyra was a teacher seven days a week, whenever needed, in the home, church, association, and as a special worker for the Florida Baptist Convention. She worked tirelessly at improving Sunday School, Discipleship Training, Missions Education and the WMU in her church and the Big Lake Baptist Assn. People who knew Kyra remember her as a gracious and caring person, sel essly giving herself to serve the needs of her family and her neighbors. Her life was characterized by compassion and consideration for the struggles of others. Kyra is survived by her husband, Earl C Bill W atson; two sons, Kyle of Jackson, MS and Timothy (Jessica) of Meridian, Miss.; two grandsons, George Montgomery and Colin Timothy; one brother, Garland Robertson (Laura Lanette) of Austin, Texas along with many other relatives and close friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Clew iston with Pastor Todd Buck of ciating. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 at the Salem Baptist Church, Collins, Miss. Interment will be in the Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Collins, MS. In lieu of owers, the family requests that memorial gifts be sent to the LOTTIE MOON Christmas Offering of any SBC Church. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston www.akin-davis.comRobert E. Mace, 67CLEWISTON Robert E Chipper. Mace, passed away October 3, 2012 in West Palm Beach Hospital in West Palm Beach after an extended illness He was born July 29, 1945 in Charleston, W.Va., to the late Charles and the late Ruth (Coffman) Mace. Mr. Mace married Barbara Patterson. He was a route salesman for the Frito Lay Company for many years. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He moved from Miami to Clewiston with his family in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Mace; three daughters, Michele (Patrick) Winn, Melissa Mace (Carl Ferrara), Catherine (Manny) Rodriguez; ten grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; and friends. You can view the online obituary and leave your condolences to the family at www.akin-davis.com Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home ClewistonZelma Theodosia Keen, 85CLEWISTON Zelma Theodosia Keen, passed away Sept. 24, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens. She was born March 31, 1927 in Sarasota, Fla., to the late Cecil Jefferson and the late Valeria Gertrude (Nedley) Akin. Survivors include one son, Harold R. Keen; two daughters, Beverly Fernandez, Pamela M. Gunderson; fourteen grandchildren; and ve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth V. Keen and son Kenneth W. Keen. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Saint Margarets Catholic Church, Clewiston with Father Jiobani Batista of ciating. Interment was in Ortona Cemetery, Moore Haven, FL.. In lieu of owers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Dr. Keen Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o 1st Bank of Clewiston, 300 E. Sugarland Hwy., Clewiston, FL 33440 Pro Steadman Scholarship Fund, c/o Hendry Co Extension Of ce, PO Box 68, LaBelle, FL 33975, St. Judes Children Hospital, P. O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston. 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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 RE-ELECTPhillipPELLETIERKEEP THE CHANGE! HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER Cumpli las promesas de campaa del 2008: Mi oficina esta capacitada para responder a sus preguntas, o sabemos dnde encontrar las respuestas Los empleados reciben capacitacin cruzada para servirle mejor Los empleados son amables y serviciales Nosotros no valoramos su propiedad sobre la base de las ventas especulativas Nosotros no perciguimos ventas Los valores se definen por mi oficina y defendida por mi. Yo no necesito negociar con el Dept of Revenue para establecer sus valores Logros adicionales: Translade la pocision de Chief Deputy de Lee County a Hendry County nombrando a Dena Pittman de Clewiston como mi Chief Deputy (Chief Deputy / Jefe Adjunto) Se ha reducido el presupuesto de transporte de $70,000 por ao a $11,000 por la obtencin de cinco vehculos del Sheriff Steve Whidden sin costo Traje de vuelta una relacin respetuosa de trabajo con la comisin del condado y otros funcionarios constitucionales Sirvo en varios consejos para el condado y de organizaciones sin fines de lucro He organizado y auspiciado seminarios agrcolas al nivel estatal Aadido ms de $8,000,000 valor al registro fiscal en los ltimos dos aos mediante la eliminacin de las exenciones homestead no elegibles Hacer contacto personal con usted mucha gente se sorprende de que el funcionario electo hara una visita a su casa para escuchar sus problemas Mantener el Cambio: La oficina del Tasador de la Propiedad debe ser el eje central de informacin del condado compartida por todos. Nuestro sistema de 18 aos de edad informtico es obsoleto debera haber sido reemplazado hace varios aos para mantenerse al da de la tecnologa y con los mandatos el estado. Imagnese poder reportar su cuenta de TPP en lnea; la aplicacin de homestead y otras exenciones en la lnea, el envo de sus propias imgenes de su hogar para el sitio web, o ejecutar una consulta de las ventas con los requisitos de datos especficos. Todo eso y mucho ms est por venir. El mundo est lleno de informacin y debemos permitir que funcione para nosotros. Hicimos un cambio de liderazgo hace cuatro aos y necesitamos de mantenerlo en marcha. No voy a volver a la forma de antes. Si ests de acuerdo conmigo, voten el 06 de Noviembre para Mantener el Cambio Keep the Change! Vote for Phillip Pelletierwww.pelletier4pa.com Home Phone: (863) 675-2216 Ofce Phone: (863) 675-5270(local from Clewiston to LaBelle only): (863) 983-1591Political advertisement paid for and approved by Phillip L. Pelletier, Democrat, for Hendry County Property Appraiser. 7 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 BY MARK KINGWe have a lot of water here on Lake Okeechobee, with the level at 15.88 feet above sea level and still rising. With this much water, bass are going everywhere, as residents should be doing with their shing poles. I have been catching up to 20 or 30 bass a day and a lot of them are smaller bass but a few bass up to seven pounds have been coming in the boat. This is going to be a great season this year on Okeechobee. The bass have already began moving into the grass, and it is only going to get better for shermen as the water begins to cool off. I am really excited about the shing on the lake this fall, winter, and spring season. I have been shing from Pelican Bay to Cochrans Pass the past couple of weeks and have been having a lot of fun catching bass back in the grass. My favorite way to catch bass is back in the thick grass. Whether Im ipping heavy mats or throwing a frog or swim bait over the thinner grass, it is all fun to me. My go-to bait lately has been the Gambler Big EZ and EZ Swimmer. I start the morning out with the EZ Swimmer because the bass generally want smaller bait in the morning. However, I move on to the Big EZ after the sun gets up. I have also been throwing a frog and Flappn Shads with good success, but the key seems to be a moving bait: the faster the better. The jig bite has also started to pick back up and a one ounce Medlock double weed guardjig in black and blue with a Gambler Mega Daddy Craw for a trailer is my jig choice. When you nd an area that you start catching bass you will want to work that area really well because as of now the bass do seem to be in certain areas. Then you might sh for a mile and not catch anything, then all the sudden you get back into them. As the water cools off there will be a lot more bass moving in from out in open water to the grass. If you are thinking about coming to Lake Okeechobee for shing, now is the time to start planning that trip. This fall, winter, and spring will be one of the best years ever on the lake, and with the amount of water that we have it might be quite a few years before you will get to sh some of the areas that we can now access. Good luck, tight lines, and I hope to see everyone on the water soon. Lake Okeechobee Fishing Report

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 HENDRY COUNTY DESERVES A CANDIDATE WITH EDUCATION AND INTEGRITYELECT KEVIN DRUMMONDFORSUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS www.Electdrummond.com Anything I can do, please call me, Im always available. 863-234-3480.Paid and approved by Kevin Drummond, Republican Candidate for Supervisor of Elections SHEWMAKER ANIMAL HOSPITALIMMOKALEE ANIMAL CLINICCLEWISTON MOBILE UNIT CLINICComplete Health Program for your pet with our new Save Your Pets Life Program. Low monthly payments include hospitalization and emergencies!Disclaimer: 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. SAVE YOUR PETS LIFE PROGRAM 8 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Tv Debates and Biblical Sources: How Answers May ComeBY REV. SAM S. THOMAS, PH.D.+ My writing at this time is taking place the morning after the rst Presidential Debate. I was preempted with a meeting obligation and could not watch for myself. However, I made a mental note that it would not matter. I felt that the TV would be full of commentary, analyses, post-hoc re ections, reporters who would say who won and who lost (did somebody have to win or lose, or could the candidates simply expressed their positions?) and I could go around and gathering up opinions from anybody and everybody. I was not mistaken. I now feel I know quite enough about what went on last night during the debates (more than I want to know, really) and my second-hand sources have done a good job of providing what I was not able to see rst-hand. This is not a bad thing! In fact, the great majority of what human beings learn and come to accept is through others without experiencing for themselves what is given to them. We dont have to re-invent the wheel for ourselves, dont have to discover the periodic table, dont have to learn how to generate electricity, have warnings about bad weather when we need them, and on and on. Ive been told that what we learn from others is in the high 90th percentages; we discover only a small portion on our own. There is another area where I have been very content in learning from secondhand sources, too. That is in the eld of my profession-vocation as a minister. We have many, many sources for religious knowledge. Secondhand, yes, but the best we can get. Bible readings re ect what Jesus said... but in reality are accounts of what Matthew, Mark, Luke or John or the others remembered what Jesus said. The accounts differ in emphasis and detail (e.g. look at the various accounts of Jesus temptation in the wilderness Matthew 4, Mark 1:1213, Luke 4, and not even mentioned in Johns gospel) and all point to a common event, but re ect the varied interpretations of the authors and their viewpoints. Chronologies are changed, details are added and omitted, and there are no doubt things that wed like to know that have not been recorded. The common WWJD? (What Would Jesus Do?) re ects my wish and everyone elses that it certainly would be nice if we would know how Jesus felt about what is going on in the world today, what He would have to say, and what He would be teaching for our time. My own way of coming to answers is not by searching for obscure passages or seeking something that may be taken out of context; but in my overall understanding of the nature of the rsthand source. It is in my relation with the Lord that I nd my answers; not worrying about who said what or why someone quoted something that somebody else ignored. Same way with my human relationships: I will share my personal questions with someone that I have learned to trust, or will discuss my opinions with those that I can respect. My relationships, my loving and being loved, let me feel secure in nding answers to questions through those God has sent into my life. Scripturally, it is enough to have the writings of others and to understand them because of my relationship with the one they have written about. Then I can better understand what I read and learn. Discrepancies and interpretations take a back seat: I now have a spiritual lens to clarify it all and make it mine. Thats enough!Another Dog Day LessonBY PASTOR JOHN HICKS I was going through some old photos on my computer and found some buried treasure. Actually, they were pictures of my dog, Pepper, when she was just a pup and smaller than the size of my foot. My heart warmed as I saw her with rabbit ears which her face has now grown into and the excited look she has always had, even when just hanging out with me. Over the last seven years, she has changed in some ways and remained the same in others. If you had told me that my semi-hyper dog would adopt a kitten to play with and to protect, I would never have believed it. However, it has happened. Another thing has also happened: I used to nd it amusing that many pets and pet owners start to look and act alike after a certain amount of time. And then I woke up one morning and realized that although Pepper and I dont share some of the same physical attributes, we do have some of the same personality quirks. This reality rst hit me four years ago while on vacation in North Georgia. I put a large watermelon in a cold trout stream to cool down. When we went to retrieve it during the heat of the next day, the watermelon was gone. It had rained during the night, and the watermelon had become dislodged. We found it downstream at the base of a steep drop off. When we sent my young and agile nephew down the steep bank to retrieve the watermelon, Pepper decided to go down with 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 didnt make it. Then she tried swimming across the stream, but the current keep sweeping her further downstream. She was stuck in the small bend of the river and was trying again and again to get footing to get out. Seeing my dog struggling, I called to her, but she didnt respond. So, I went down the bank into the water to help her. She was so caught up in her situation that she still didnt 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 dont always use all of the resources or people God has made available to help me up and out. I can imagine Gods 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, I can imagine His relief and joy when I nally let go and let God, and 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 dont respond to Your voice. Help me to remember that Im not alone and that I dont need to do it all myself. Religion Column Sam S. Thomas John Hicks Eerie ReadingWith all that homework that comes with a new school year, you may be hard pressed to get your kids to do any extra reading. However, a fun Halloween book will earn their attention. Check out Professor Gargoyle: Tales From Lovecraft Middle School #1, by Charles Gilman, the rst in a new series about the strange world of a creepy middle school. With a science teacher who morphs into a monster before you even open the book, this is one book you can judge by its cover. A nod to H.P. Lovecraft, the iconic horror author of the 20th century, this book is ideal for boys and girls ages 10 and older.Frightful ViewingTheres nothing more evocative of the season than a Halloween movie. You can make a night of it at home with some popcorn and an old classic like Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, or take the kids to the theater for a new tale. Hotel Transylvania, for example, a 3-D computer-animated lm starring Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez, will make Dracula fun for kids.Creepy CraftingFrom carving your own Jack-o-Lanterns to designing your own Halloween costumes to adorning your house and yard with homemade decorations, Halloween presents the perfect opportunity to get creative with crafts. Encourage your kids to go the do-it-yourself route this year. Not only are homemade costumes so much more unique than store-bought costumes, they can be inexpensive to create and are a lot more satisfying to show off to friends. Make this Halloween a memorable one for kids with some great new reads, lms and crafts. Fun Halloween Ideas for the Family

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 193.122,(2), FLORIDA STATUTES, HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED THAT THE 2012 HENDRY COUNTY TAX ROLLS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PROPERTIES BEING REVIEWED BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD FOR WHICH NO DECISION HAS BEEN RENDERED WERE CERTIFIED FOR COLLECTION TO THE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR ON OCTOBER 09, 2012. PHILLIP L. PELLETIER HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER PUBLIC NOTICE INITIAL CERTIFICATION (CHAPTER 197.323) 9 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 75 percent of $567.3 million budget invested in ood control and Everglades restoration BY RANDY SMITH At a public hearing tonight, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board adopted a $567.3 million budget for Fiscal Year 2013 (Oct. 1 Sept. 30, 2013). The annual budget funds the agencys core ood control and water supply missions as well as its continued progress to restore the South Florida ecosystem, which includes Americas Everglades. We remain committed to achieving our mission-critical goals without increasing the burden of additional taxes on the people of South Florida, said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman Joe Collins. Mindful of continuing economic challenges, this prudent budget allows the District to move forward with critical ood control operations and important long-term projects to increase water storage and improve Everglades water quality. The approved $567.3 million budget contains a signi cant investment in South Floridasenvironment, including $27 million appropriated by the Florida Legislature in support of Everglades restoration. A full 75 percent of the Districts FY2013 budget is dedicated to bene t restoration, protect water resources and enhance ood control operations: $182 million to operate and maintain South Floridas regional ood control system, including $50 million to refurbish the extensive network of canals, levees and water control structures. $245 million to restore the Everglades ecosystem, including $87.6 million to implement the rst phases of Governor Scotts landmark plan to improve water quality to achieve ultralow nutrient standards. With restoration investments of more than $1.16 billion in the past three years, the District is bringing important restoration projects to construction completion and beginning operations to deliver meaningful environmental returns to South Floridas ecosystem. Projects include: expansions of Stormwater Treatment Areas (Compartments B and C); C-111 Spreader Canal; Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands Phase I; and Lakeside Ranch Stormwater Treatment Area. The District has invested close to $392 million toward these projects to date, with $2.7 million included for FY2013 to complete construction. Another $11.4 million is dedicated in FY2013 to support continued federal partnership construction to restore the Kissimmee River and implement Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan projects, including Picayune Strand, the Indian River Lagoon-South C-44 Reservoir and the Fran Reich Preserve adjacent to the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Building on a $10 million investment to date, the District is increasing water storage through partnerships with ranch owners to bene t the northern Everglades while maintaining working landscapes and jobs and keeping land on the tax rolls. The District will invest $8.7 million in FY2013 toward its Dispersed Water Management program. As part of its budget development, the District last year established a spend-down plan to dedicate accumulated reserves and cash balances toward restoration and water supply priorities. The FY2013 budget includes $148.8 million in fund balances primarily to implement critical water resource projects. The Districts annual budget is funded by a combination of ad valorem (property) taxes, and other revenues such as state and federal sources; licenses and fees; agricultural taxes; balances; and investment income. About 47 percent of the total FY2013 budget comes from property taxes. The approved millage rates for FY2013 represent 42.89 cents per thousand dollars of value in 15 of the Districts 16 counties (the Okeechobee Basin). For a home with a taxable value of $100,000 (assessed value of $150,000, less the $50,000 homestead exemption), the SFWMD portion of the property tax bill would total $42.89. In Collier County and mainland Monroe County (the Big Cypress Basin), the tax rates represent 33.90 cents per thousand dollars of taxable value. For a similar home in this area, the combined SFWMD and Big Cypress Basin portion of the property tax bill would total $33.90. SFWMD 2013 Budget Supports Water Resource Priorities Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.66/g on Sunday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80/g. Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 32.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 11.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 1.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 37.2 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. Thanks largely due to the situation in California, the national average rose slightly in the last week, said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. The good news for Californians is to expect relief this week. Around the rest of the nation I expect a mixed bag, with prices not moving signi cantly in either direction from what I can see at this time. Nationally, prices remain much higher than last year, especially in California, where the average now stands 88c/gal higher than a year ago, DeHaan said. Gas Price Update

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BY PAT DOBBINS You may start seeing more of the pink ribbons around town to help with the education and awareness of breast cancer and its prevention. October is recognized as breast cancer Awareness Month. Except for non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer death among women of all races. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer were reported nationwide in 2008 and more than 40,000 women died from the disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among adult women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death among women. It is estimated that one of every eight adult women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. When breast cancer starts out, it is too small to feel and does not cause signs and symptoms. As it grows, however, breast cancer can cause changes in how the breast looks or feels. Symptoms may include New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit). Thickening or swelling of part of the breast. Irritation or dimpling of breast skin. Redness or aky skin in the nipple area or the breast. Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area. Nipple discharge other than breast milk, including blood. Any change in the size or the shape of the breast. Pain in any area of the breast. Breast cancer can be preventable with early detection. It is recommended that all women from the ages of 50 to 74 have a mammogram every two years, and women between the ages of 40 and 50 years should talk with their health care provider about when to start screening. It may be necessary for you to have earlier screening or more frequent screening if you have a family history of breast cancer. Please get to know your family health history. If a close family member (such as your mother, father, grandmother, sister, or aunt) has had breast cancer, the risk for other family members getting breast cancer may be higher. If you think you may be at increased risk, talk to your health care provider. It may be decided that you should be tested earlier or more frequently than the standard recommendations. For more information about breast cancer, please visit www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Debate PartnersTHE RACE FOR U.S. SENATEFlorida voters face an important decision in the race for U.S. Senate. Read continuing coverage in this newspaper and tune-in to the statewide debate to learn more about the candidates and where they stand on the issues that matter the most to you. For more information visit www.beforeyouvote.org Watch the LIVE debate on these stations on Oct. 17 : Ft. Myers WBBH 2 (NBC) / Gainesville Jacksonville WTLV 12 (NBC) Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Sarasota Tallahassee Tampa West Palm Beach WPTV 5 (NBC) Wed., Oct.17, 2012 7:00 8:00 pm ET Broadcast live from Nova Southeastern University U.S. Senate Debate Host Sponsors Connie Mack (R)Bill Nelson (D) 10 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Hunting season is underway, and both beginners and old pros are gearing up for adventure. But even the most seasoned hunters dont know everything about their sport. Hunting can be dangerous, and experts warn that there is such a thing as getting too comfortable with rearms. Everyone needs instruction, says David E. Petzal, co-host of the Outdoor Channel show The Gun Nuts and coauthor of the new Field & Stream book, The Total Gun Manual: 335 Essential Shooting Skills. Admitting what you dont know is actually one of the most crucial steps toward becoming an expert shooter and a safer hunter. With that in mind, Petzal and co-author Phil Bourjaily are providing crucial safety tips to anyone planning to go hunting this season: Every time you see a gun, pick one up or point it, assume that its loaded and treat it accordingly. Make sure your safety is always on and that the barrel is pointing down when you are walking or transporting your gun. When hunting with dogs, be sure the muzzle is level with the ground at the very least and preferably angled up in the air. Never shoot at a sound or movement. Be absolutely sure that youre shooting at an animal and that no people are anywhere near your target. Wear at least the required amount of orange so you dont become another hunters target. Make sure all animals are dead before strapping them onto your vehicle. Wait until your kids are old enough to understand and follow rules before bringing them hunting. Never climb a tree or over a fence with a loaded gun. Keep your nger off the trigger until youre ready to shoot. Save those beers until the end of the day, its just plain common sense. Look well beyond your target before you shoot. High-powered ammunition can travel up to three miles and still be deadly. Hunt with a trusted buddy. If youre alone, make sure that someone knows where you will be and when to expect you back. If youre hunting with an unsafe shooter, you dont need an excuse to leave. If using a tree stand to hunt, dont forget to wear a safety belt. Be sure all your equipment is working properly and you know how to operate it before hunting. Store and transport ammunition separately from guns. Keep everything under lock and key when its not in use. It doesnt take much effort to elevate your heart rate into the danger zone. Make sure you exercise regularly for better tness on your hunt. Thorough safety tips, buying guides and practical gun handling advice can be found in The Total Gun Manual: 335 Essential Shooting Skills by Phil Bourjaily and David Petzal. For more information, visit Bourjaily and Petzals blog, www. eldandstream.com/blogs/gun-nut. Before heading out for your next big hunt, lock and load for your adventure by reviewing life-saving safety rules. Stay Safe this Hunting Season Admitting what you dont know is actually one of the most crucial steps toward becoming an expert shooter and a safer hunter.David E. Petzal, co-host of the Outdoor Channel show The Gun Nuts

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Oct. 11: Full School Day (Make-up from Tropical Storm Issac) Oct. 18: Homecoming Coronation at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19: No School Teacher In-Service DayRosenwald Elementary Books of the Month For the Month of October, Principal Napier has selected the following books: Intermediate: The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton. This is a collection of American Black Folktales. Primary: Night Song by Loren Long. This is a story of a bats journey through the night. Hispanic Heritage Month: Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, a Cuban Folktale and How Tia Lola Came to Visit by (Visit) Stay by Julia Alvarez.KEC/Canal Point Elementary Pennies for Patients Drive KEC/Canal Point Elementary students, parents and staff are collecting pennies to help ght the battle against lymphoma and leukemia. They will be collecting donations in any amount until Oct. 19. They are striving to beat last years goal of $1,000! Please help them meet their goal! If you would like to make a donation,please contact Mrs. Sears at 561-924-6400. Read For The Record On Thursday, Oct. 4, our teachers and administration joined other people across the country in reading the childrens book Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad, by David Soman and Jacky Davis. PRE-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade enjoyed readings by Mr. Hibler-pricipal, Mrs. Walker-Thompson-assistant principal, and Ms. Sligo-media specialist. Jumpstarts premiere national campaign Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is one day of the year when millions of individuals come together to celebrate literacy and promote early childhood education. Spooktacular Science Night We will have a spooky evening of science activities, games and food on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the schools cafeteria. How to Eat Fried Worms, Marshmallow Spiders, GAK Attack and Piggie Pie will be some of the activities they will do. Fine Arts Celebrates Countries Around The World The Fine Arts department focused on Italy during the month of September. The students were engaged in activities that taught them about the geography, culture, and history of this exciting country. Students studied famous Italian artist Leonardo Da Vincis art, inventions, and scienti c discoveries. They were also introduced to Italian musician Antonio Vivaldi. During P.E. the students learned to play soccer. Students were able to walk away with an idea of the way people live in another country, how Italian culture came to be, and a few Italian phrases. Dates to Note Oct. 19: Teacher Professional Development Day/No school for students Oct. 30: Spooktacular Science Night Oct. 31: Book-O-WeenPioneer Park ElementaryJasmins Reading Spot Good afternoon Families and Educators, I hope this writing nds you in good spirits. I would like to start sending out weekly reading strategies for our students. The rst set of strategies will start with building our word walls to help support students vocabulary using tiered words. Yes, tiered words are exactly what I typed. What are tiered words? Tiered words are a new (old) term used to align with the reading standard area of vocabulary in Common Core. Below is list of how the tiered words are de ned in each category; 1.Tier One WordsThese words are basic words commonly used in the reading block, but which rarely require instructional attention in school because they are frequently used outside of the classroom in normal life. 2.Tier Two WordsFrequently used by mature language users and found across a variety of knowledge domains, but struggling readers or students with limited vocabulary may require a support or direct and explicit instruction on how to apply the word within their writing. 3.Tier Three WordsTier three words are considered academic vocabulary words. These type of words are low frequency use and very speci c to a particular subject or discipline such as social studies or science words. What are researchers saying about learning Vocabulary across the Curriculum? Word knowledge is essential for comprehension. Use direct explicit instruction to teach tier 2 words. Use predicting and verifying strategies, plus direct instruction and notetaking techniques, to learn Tier 3 words and phrases. Learning new terminology requires active involvement rather than passive de nition memorization. Multiple exposures to a word are necessary to learn it well: conceptual, as well as contextual. For more information on tiered words, please visit: www.superduperinc.com/handouts/ pdf/182_VocabularyTiers.pdf For word lists, please visit: www. ocabulary. com and scroll down to the Word Up Project word lists. Ms. Marie Jasmin is our Reading Coach. We are pleased to share her weekly Reading Spot. Mid Term Progress Reports Parents and families should have received the mid-term progress reports on Monday, Oct. 1. These reports update parents of students progress midway through the term, while there is still time to meet with teachers and plan strategies to get or keep students on track. These reports give a students current standing in each subject. If a student is not making adequate progress in a given subject, please be sure to contact the school and schedule a parent/teacher conference. You may request strategies to help your child from the home front and a script for parent resource materials. If your child is on target, a conference is still a good idea, to chart a course to deepen your childs strengths. Again, the parent resource center is available for your convenience. We want to help our students grow and be enriched. Please read your childs progress report and join with us to develop an individualized learning plan. Green Apple Day Green Apple Day is a global event held on Sept. 29, to promote healthier, greener schools. Ms. Victoria Parise ignited our Sugar Bears passion for energy conservation, recycling and going green for a better learning environment and a better tomorrow. Ms. Bonnie Desplas contributed her artistic skills in promoting our students creativity by designing green art projects on the individual and school-wide scale. Students enjoyed coming out Saturday and participating in this event and being treated to a catered lunch from Walmart afterward. Many thanks to all of the talented teachers and Sugar Bears who helped make this a fun day for learning and teaching others about going green! To learn more about this annual global event, please go to www.mygreenapple.org. Walk to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 3, Pioneer Parks Sugar Bears participated in the annual international event known as Walk to School Day. Principal Adam Miller and Coach Richard Brannan, as well as volunteer staff, were on hand to ensure our Sugar Bears were safe and having fun during their march from the Pioneer Park Aquatic Center to the school. The event began in 1997 to promote walkable communities. Reducing our carbon footprint, promoting good health, and starting our days in a safe, yet fun energetic way is a win-win situation for all. Thank you to all who participated and a big shout out goes to the parents who made our Walk to School Day a success! Information on the history of Walk to School Day can be found at www.walkbiketoschool.org. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 11 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 SCHOOLContinued 2 SUBMITTED PHOTOSNew students get friendly greetings from Canal Point teachersKEC/Canal Point Elementary Teachers, Mrs. Brewer and Mrs. Wells, meet and greet new students and their families during Open House Night.

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Serving all of Hendry County...Heidi Kunstman, MDBoard Certied Pediatrician We are accepting new patients at our LaBelle Medical Ofce 930 South Main St. (Next to the Winn-Dixie grocery store) For an appointment call... (863) 675-0160Medicaid, Medipass, Florida KidCare and most private insurances accepted. Patients with or without insurance seen. Discounted fees available. 12 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 With the recent additions at Seminole Trails Elementary and Manatee Elementary being LEED Certi ed and Pahokee Middle School receiving Florida Green Building Coalition Certi cation, the School District of Palm Beach County continues to lead the way in Greening our schools. The School District is committed to building resource-ef cient, healthy school environments to support and enhance the educational experience of our students, said Chief of Support Operations Joseph Sanches. One big part of that effort is the Districts commitment to follow the United States Green Building Councils Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for all new construction. In addition to addressing energy conservation and using recycled materials, LEED certi cation recognizes schools for classroom acoustics, master planning, mold prevention and sustainable use of the site. Continuing their commitment to Floridas future generations, Palm Beach Countys 2012 Learn Green Conference and Expo will take place on Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. More than 800 participants will take advantage of this conference and exposition for schools, presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County. Teachers, students, administrators, community members and experts in the eld will have the opportunity to learn from each other and discuss different programs and innovative initiatives. For more information about the LEED schools, please contact Mr. Sanches at 561-3577573 or joseph.sanches@palmbeachschools. org. Pahokee Middle School Green Building Coalition Certi ed Global Day of Service is celebrated by volunteering in the community for one day and is recognized around the world as a day of service. The Pahokee Rotary Club launched Kick start your Health to help encourage people to take those necessary steps to get healthy. The Pahokee Rotary Club partnered with Florida Community Health Centers, Palm Beach Fire Rescue and Pahokee Chamber of Commerce. The Florida Community Health Centers provided free diabetes testing, Palm Beach Fire Rescue provided free blood pressure screening and the Pahokee Chamber of Commerce provided free refreshments. Mike Garcia, local pharmacist and rotarian with Circle S. Pharmacy provided nutritional information as well as information on diabetes test kits. Liz Cayson, President of Pahokee Rotary Club, said she was thrilled with the turnout. I am excited that we were able to hold an event that focused on increasing awareness of the seriousness of diabetes and high blood pressures. We want to provide the necessary education on how to prevent and treat the disease. We hope to be able to continue to offer these types of wellness programs throughout the year. The Rotary Club also gave away goody bags full of items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoos, deodorant and lotions. The Rotary Club of Pahokee would like to thank all of the volunteers who made this day such a successful event. Many thanks to National Honor Society and Women of Tomorrow from Pahokee High School and James B. from Seminole Ridge High School. Special thanks to the City of Pahokee, Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Pahokee Chamber of Commerce, Health Care District of Palm Beach County, First Hispanic Church of the Nazarene, Florida Community Health Centers, Dr. Charles Connor, DMD from Royal Palm Beach, Ana and Frank with Green Sky Production and the members of the Pahokee Rotary Club. Rotary is an international service organization of 1.2 million business and professional men and women who, as volunteers address needs of their home and international communities. The Pahokee Rotary Club has been active since 1929. Pahokee Rotary Club Volunteers During Global Day SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured from left to right: Angie Pope, Kay Brand, Mike Garcia, Julia Hale, Rotary Vice President, Liz Cayson, Rotary President and Barnie Walker. SUBMITTED PHOTOPictured from left to right: Molly Ferguson, Florida Community Health Centers, Liz Cayson, Health Care District & Rotary President, Commissioner Diane Walker, City of Pahokee, Julia Hale, Pahokee Housing Authority & Vice President Rotary. Ronquavion Tarver. Both Istache and Tarver scored for the rst time in their high school football careers. Abrams on Washingtons progression as the teams starting quarterback: Hes staying in the pocket and making good throws now, Abrams said. Hes now comfortable with the offense and hell get better as the season goes on. Glades Central senior David Bailey added to his teams scoring outburst by virtue of a punt return for a touchdown. In all, it was a return to dominance for the Raiders at least in this game. It instilled a lot of con dence in our team, Abrams said of Glades Centrals district win over Suncoast. We signed a contract to go 6-0 the rest of the way. We took our rst step in the right direction. Im proud of our team for getting it done. Glades Centrals next step is to go on the road for a showdown with Dillard tomorrow night. Kickoff begins at 7 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale. Glades Day 69, Coral Spring Christian 0: The Gators (5-1 overall) got back to their winning ways, thanks to ve touchdowns from senior running back Kelvin Taylor. The Florida commit, who rushed for 275 yards in the win, has rushed for 1,381 yards and scored a total of 20 touchdowns for the season all in just six games played. Glades Days next game is a big one, as it will be at home tonight against Village Academy for the District 7-2A championship. Kickoff begins at 7 p.m. at Schlecter Field in Belle Glade. Seminole Ridge 37, Pahokee 18: The Blue Devils (1-4 overall) kept this game close for much of the way, courtesy of a 1-yard touchdown run from junior athlete Rashaun Croney early in the fourth quarter. With Croneys touchdown, Pahokee cut Seminole Ridges lead to 2418 at that point. But the Hawks reeled off two touchdowns later in the games nal quarter both scores came on the ground, with one rushing touchdown each from senior athletes Elie Turene and Silas Spearman to put the game away for good. Pahokee quarterback James Johnson passed for a touchdown and ran for another to make up his teams scoring. Both of Johnsons scores, including a touchdown throw to Derry Brown, came in the rst half. The Blue Devils will go on the road tomorrow at 4 p.m. to play against Calvary Christian in Fort Lauderdale. It will Pahokees third game in District 7-3A play. FOOTBALLContinued 1

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progress in the city of Belle Glade, said Sgt. Savage. Because of their actions, both Deputies Alfonso and Dameron shared the Deputy of the Month honor for August. Both deputies agreed to be interviewed by The Sun to shed a little light on how they view their job and to give residents an opportunity to get to know them better. Deputy Dameron has served as a law enforcement of cer for two and a half years and is currently assigned as Road Patrol. He says he grew up wanting to be a police of cer and help other people and his father also works for PBSO. Deputy Dameron talks about the importance of community/police relationship. He said, I see police and community relationships as a crucial part of the job; the community hears what is going on in the streets. We have to build the relationship so we can solve crimes and show them we actually care. Our Community Policing Unit does a great job of creating that relationship with children and adults through community outreach events. It shows that cops are people too and creates a safer environment for of cers because it builds trust on a personal level. During his off time, Deputy Dameron enjoys staying physically t and active, spending time with his family and friends, and boating but his one guilty pleasure is riding his 4-wheeler because It lets me forget about any kind of stress in my life. Deputy Alfonso mainly patrols the Pahokee area and states that she has always wanted to help people and make a difference and feels that this is the perfect career to do so. She feels that being a woman brings something a little different to law enforcements table. She said, Women tend to use a style of policing that relies more on communication rather than physical force. Women have been accredited for a more community-oriented style of policing and are more effective at handling domestic disturbances or violent incidents. She shared her sentiments regarding the residents of Pahokee. She said, What I love most about Pahokee is it offers a high-quality of life and affordable cost of living. Everyone is genuinely nice here; it makes it enjoyable to come to work. Her view of the community/police relationship dives deeper into the heart of the communityits residents and their vital role in each others lives. She said, Community needs can be de ned as the gap between what a situation is and what it should be. A need can be felt by an individual, a group, or an entire community. It can begin with the block mother arranging a soccer game after school or the pastor having a community bene t dinner in the basement. Each individual can help to improve the community. Everyone is an asset and everyone has assets that can be used for building the community. 2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 13 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 On Wednesday, Oct. 3, Glades Day Middle and Senior Florida Farmers Association (FFA) chapter of cers attended the Chapter Of cer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference in Haines City. Our of cers had the opportunity to interact with state FFA of cers and nearly 500 other FFA chapter of cers from across south Florida. Of cers were divided into groups and engaged in hands on activities that enhanced team working skills while building leadership for every student. Students learned the importance of working together as a team and chapter for a common goal. Much of the day was spent on goal setting as a chapter and as individuals. State of cers shared ideas that make FFA teams successful in reaching goals while striving for continual improvement. Students also had the opportunity to meet representatives from the University of Florida, College of Agriculture. Our members were surprised at the wide diversity of degrees offered by the College of Agriculture. The COLT conference was a great start to a challenging school year. Our of cers are very excited to have new team work training and we are very anxious to use our new skills to grow our Agriculture Education program. The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education. Glades Day FFA Of cers Attend Leadership School SUBMITTED PHOTO DEPUTIESContinued 1

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 15 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Even with mostly average September rainfall, many areas of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) have already received an entire wet seasons worth of rainfall. Some communities have received a years worth of rainfall in six months, SFWMD meteorologists have reported on Monday. At the same time, the District is preparing for a rainy start to October to boost wet season totals, with several inches of rain forecast to begin tonight through Tuesday south and east of Lake Okeechobee.Forecast for Heavy RainDistrict meteorologists are calling for 2.75 inches of rain across large areas, with local maximums of up to 6 to 8 inches, caused by an autumn frontal system pulling tropical moisture into South Florida. Water managers are making adjustments to coastal canals and structures in advance of the rain. The challenge this wet season is that many areas of the District have already seen a full season of rainfall, and October can be a very active storm month. We continuously prepare and adjust the system for weather extremes, said Susan Sylvester, SFWMD Chief of the Water Control Operations Bureau. With many lakes and storage areas still full from Tropical Storm Isaac, we are coordinating with local water managers to prepare for moving water as quickly and as safely as possible. 2012 Wet Season So FarOverall for the 2012 wet season, the SFWMD has seen 37.53 inches of rain District-wide, or 114 percent of average. Nearly all portions of the District received above-average rainfall. District weather records show that the sixmonth period from April, just before the of cial start to the wet season, through September, surpassed longstanding totals: Broward County experienced the wettest April through September since 1955. Miami-Dade County experienced the third wettest April through September since 1932. Palm Beach County experienced the eighth wettest April through September since 1939. Water Conservation Areas 1 and 2 in Palm Beach and Broward counties experienced the wettest April through September since 1957. Water Conservation Area 3 experienced the wettest April through September since 1963. The largest rainfall totals for this years wet season so far include: Eastern Miami-Dade: 136 percent of average, or 13.22 inches above average Eastern Broward: 127 percent of average, or 9.24 inches above average Eastern Palm Beach: 126 percent of average, or 8.95 inches above average The Southwest Coast and Big Cypress Basin were slightly behind: Eastern Lee and Collier counties: 90 percent of average, or a de cit of 4.02 inches Big Cypress: 94 percent of average, or a de cit of 2.08 inchesSeptember RainfallAs a whole, the Districts 16 counties experienced an average of 6.61 inches of rainfall in September, or 97 percent of the historic average for the month. The central swath of South Florida, including the Upper Kissimmee Basin near Orlando, the East Caloosahatchee Basin, the Big Cypress Basin and Miami-Dade and Broward counties, received near or slightly above average rainfall for the month. This includes Lake Okeechobee, which stood at 15.63 feet NGVD today, representing 0.74 feet above its historic average for this date. A total of 7,751 cubic feet of water per second was owing into the lake today, enough to ll 307,000 residential swimming pools in one day. Martin, St. Lucie and eastern Palm Beach counties, along with the Southwest Coasts Lee and eastern Collier counties experienced about an inch or more of rainfall de cit. In Palm Beach County, the drier conditions helped water levels in the area recover back to seasonal levels. Septembers Average Rainfall Increases Wet Season Totals The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced plans to increase the water releases from Lake Okeechobee as part of efforts to manage the rising lake level. The new target ow from the lake to the Caloosahatchee River is 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock (S-77). The new target ow for the St. Lucie Estuary is 1,800 cfs, as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) near Stuart. These additional measures are needed to manage the continued rise in the lakes level, said Lieutenant Colonel, Tom Greco, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. We dont want to release one more gallon than is necessary, but with a one-half foot rise since we started releases on September 19, its important that we continue using the exibility within the regulation schedule to avert high lake levels. The release is being conducted in accordance with the 2008 Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS), the master plan for water management of the lake. Under the LORS, the Corps strive to keep the lake level between 12.5 and 15.5 feet. Today, the lake stage is at 15.69 feet, which is within the Low Operational SubBand, but also within 1 foot of the Intermediate Band of the 2008 LORS. The Corps will closely monitor the releases and adjust ows as necessary to balance the competing needs and purposes of Lake Okeechobee. Public safety remains the Corps top priority. Corps to Increase Water Releases from Lake Okeechobee

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We have new 2012 Jacobsen 3 and 4 bedroom doublewides on sale for the lowest prices in southwest Florida. Call Rick 863-983-4663 Wanted all Travel Trailers, Motor Homes and Fifth Wheels. Any Condition, Cash paid on the spot. Call 941-347-7171 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 2681 2009 1214334-03000070020 Kenneth Gainous Lot 2, Block 7, Harlem Addition No. 7, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 80 and 81, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427459 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 2667 2009 1214334-03000010150 Debrah D. Jackson Lot 15, Block 1, Harlem Addition No. 7, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 80 and 81, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427452 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1802 2008 1224432-01000730050 Edwardo Gort and Gilda C. Gort Lot 5, Block 73, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Pubic 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427454 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1738 2008 1224432-01000490150 Gloria M. Auria Lot 15 in Block 49, of Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426486 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE GLADES UTILITY AUTHORITY A Special Meeting of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Glades Utility Authority (Authority) is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 beginning promptly at 9:30 a.m. in the City of Belle Glade Commission Chambers, 110 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Belle Glade, Florida 33430. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the suspension of the automatic indexed rate increase taking effect October 1, 2012 and consider any other business that may come before the Board. The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in accordance with Florida law. A copy of the meeting agenda may be obtained at the meeting or, prior to the meeting, by contacting Jocelyn Coln at 561-493-6127 The meeting, or consideration of any individual agenda items, may be continued to a date and time certain to be announced at the meeting and noticed. Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact Jocelyn Coln at (561) 493-6127 or Jcolon@pbcwater.com at least forty-eight (48) hours before the meeting. If anyone chooses to appeal any decision of the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and should accordingly ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made that includes the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. Jocelyn Coln, GUA Clerk 428261 GCD 10/11/2012 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 1906 2009 1264432-A0002730000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 452, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427455 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 Employment Full Time Employment Medical For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Business Opportunities Employment Full Time For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Computer/ Supplies For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Apartments Apartments Houses Rent For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Mobile HomeSale Apartments For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Campers/RVs For more listings, go to www.newszap.com Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on October 22nd, 2012 @ 10 a.m. at Clewiston Towing 600 E Sugarland Hwy Clewiston FL 33440: 1996 Mercury, VIN: 2MELM75W3TX630140 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids*** 428322 CN 10/11/2012 LEGAL NOTICE The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on October 22nd 2012 @ 8 a.m. at Affordable Towing Service 749 NW Ave L Belle Glade FL 33430: 2003 Nissan, VIN:1N4AL11D53C245968 ***We have the right to refuse any and all bids*** 428323 SUN 10/11/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #9 & #10, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-02 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #9 and #10 and total 879.14-acres. These two parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. numbers 1-33-43-16-A00-0001.0000 and 1-33-43-21-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428320 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS SKY VALLEY TURN LANE IMPROVEMENTS CLEWISTON, FL BID NUMBER: 2013-01 OPENING DATE AND TIME: November 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, Sky Valley Turn Lane Improvements, Clewiston, FL. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by November 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference on October 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Department, 99 E. Cowboy Way, LaBelle, Florida 33935. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any contracts, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this Bid, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this solicitation, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this Bid, if it is in the best interest of the County to do so. Hendry County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug/Smoke Free Work Place. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428255 CN/CB 10/11,18,25;11/1/2012 NOTICE: AUCTION on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at 1225 N.W. Avenue L, Belle Glade, Florida. Property of: Sonja Hanks, Sofa, Chair, End Tables, Pictures Frames, Stereo, Miscellaneous boxes. Property of: Margarita Dominguez, Carpet, Box Spring, Miscellaneous Boxes 427274 SUN 10/4,11/2012 17 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds

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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 1700 2008 1224432-01000320070 Oscar Del Toro-Figueroa and Dielma Rosa Del Toro Lot 7, Block 32, Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 37, 38 and 39, Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427450 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 2325 2009 1074433-03000190040 Amer Atalla Ali Abdol Kader, Jaled Atalla Ali Abdol Kader and Atalla Ali Abdol Kader Lot 4, Block 19, The Woodland Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 1, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012, which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427449 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 2789 2009 2014329-0100050B050 David Mayhood + Sue Mayhood Lotts 19 and 20, Block B, Hickpochee Heights Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 32, 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 First Thursday in the month of November, 2012, which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427447 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 ATTENTION MONTURA RESIDENTS: NOTICE OF LANDOWNERS MEETING FOR CENTRAL COUNTY WATER CONTROL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors for the Central County Water Control District, will hold their annual landowners meeting for the Board of Supervisors on Saturday October 24, 2012 at 6:30p.m. at the Central County Conference Room, located at 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura, Florida. The purpose of the landowners meeting is to conduct business of the District. If you need speci c directions to the CCWCD Conference Room or additional information you may contact the District of ce at 863-983-5797 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Central County Water Control District Montura Ranch Estates, Forida Atencin residentes de montura: CONVOCATORIA PARA PROPIETARIOS CENTRAL DEL CONDADO DISTRITO DE AGUA DE CONTROL Se hace saber que la Junta de Supervisores para el Distrito Central del Condado de Control del Agua, celebrar su reunin anual de propietarios de tierras para la Junta de Supervisores el sbado 24 de octubre de 2012 a las 6:30 en la Sala de Conferencias del Condado Central, ubicada en el 475 S. Cabbage Palm Street, Montura, Florida. El propsito de la reunin de los terratenientes es llevar a cabo negocios en el Distrito. Si necesita instrucciones espec cas a la Sala de Conferencias CCWCD o informacin adicional puede comunicarse con la o cina del Distrito al 863-983-5797 entre las horas de 9 am y 2 pm Todas las personas interesadas estn invitados a asistir y ser escuchado. Centro del Agua del Condado del Distrito de Control Montura Ranch Estates, Forida 427661 CN 10/4,11,18/2012 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 1956 2009 1274432-A0001930100 German D. Gil and Maria de los Angeles Corder The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 99, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426519 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1421 2009 1154432-A0000360100 Luis F. Martinez The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 15, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3263, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426520 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1364 2009 1144432-A0001120000 Orlando A. Naranjo The South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 14, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3401, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426500 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 2003 2009 1344432-A0000280100 Lessonn Vedrine & Milfran Vedrine The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of Section 34, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Also known as Tract 4334, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426528 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1815 2009 1254432-A0002410000 Luis Crespo & Monica Crespo The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southwest onequarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 25, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 4993, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426494 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LEASE OF AIRGLADES INDUSTRIAL BUILDING 760 AIRGLADES BLVD., CLEWISTON, FLORIDA RFP NUMBER: 2013-06 OPENING DATE AND TIME: OCTOBER 25, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the lease of Airglades Industrial Building (fna Oceanboy Farms), 760 Airglades Blvd, Clewiston, Florida (part of Parcel I.D. No. 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000), a 10,495 sq. ft. building (2,220 sq.ft. of ce space and 6,971 sq. ft. warehouse) on 3.19 acres MOL located in Airglades Industrial Park. In order to be consider ed, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 25th, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the RFP can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to lease the property, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a response to this RFP, or to contract for any services. The County reserves the right to reject any or all submittals received as a result of this RFP, or to cancel in part or in its entirety this RFP, 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 428342 CN/CB 10/11/2012 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 1084 2009 1334331-A0001020000 John H. Mann The Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of Section 33, Township 43 South, Range 31 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 30.00 feet thereof. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 30.00 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 292, Pioneer Plantation, an unrecorded subdivision. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012 Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427457 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1972 2009 1274432-A0002290100 Michael Marquez The East one-half one the East one-half of the North one-half of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet and the North 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 152, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426490 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1713 2009 1244432-A0001140100 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the Northeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5225, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427445 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1440 2009 1154432-A0001050000 Ruben Ignacio Acosta The South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest 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. Subject to an easement for a drainage canal of the South 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 3132, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426524 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1796 2008 1224432-01000710060 Ronald J. Chuck & Patricia N. Chuck Lot 6 in Block 71, of Montura Ranch Estates, First Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, at Pages 37, 38 and 39 of the Public Records of Hendry County, Florida. Less and except Gas, Oil and Mineral rights not owned by prior owner. Subject to existing easements and right of ways of record. All of said property being in the County of Hendry, State of Florida. Unless such certi cate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certi cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426492 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifiedsREQUEST FOR BIDS SUPPLY FUEL TO HENDRY COUNTY BID # 2012-26 OPENING DATE AND TIME: OCTOBER 18, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, to Supply Fuel to Hendry County. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this r equest will be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. 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 426693 CN/CB 9/20,27;10/4,11/2012 18 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Shop here first! The classified ads

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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 1868 2009 1264432-A0001500000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the East one-half of the North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of Section 26, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the East 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 339, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012 Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427451 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1974 2009 1274432-A0002320100 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The North one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress, and utilities over and across the West 30 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 123, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012, which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427458 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 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 1977 2009 1274432-A0002410000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The South one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 25 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 160, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427446 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS SALE OF OFFICE BUILDING, 88 S. MAIN STREET, LABELLE, FLORIDA BID NUMBER: 2013-07 OPENING DATE AND TIME: OCTOBER 25, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M. Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Hendry County, Florida, for the sale of a Hendry County Of ce Building, 88 S. Main St., LaBelle, Florida 33935 (Parcel I.D. No. 2-29-43-02-610-0000-009.0), a 3,220 sq. ft. building. In order to be considered, bids must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request wi ll be recorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. A copy of the Bid can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 S. Main Street, LaBelle, Florida (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to sell the property, 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 bid, 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 428335 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #11, #12 & #13, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-05 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m. The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #11, #12 and #13 total 123.15-acres. These three parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. number 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428337 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 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 2664 2009 1214334-03000010030 Kenneth Gainous Lot 3, Block 1, Harlem Addition No. 7, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 80 and 81, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427456 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #5, #6, #7 & #8, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-03 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #5, #6, #7 and #8 and total 530.43-acres. These four parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. number 1-33-43-20-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals must be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428340 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 REQUEST FOR BIDS LEASE OF HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AIRGLADES PARCELS #1, #2, #3 & #4, CLEWISTON, FL Bid No. 2013-04 Opening Date and Time: October 25, 2012 @ 2:00 p.m.The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners is seeking bids for the lease of Hendry County owned property for agricultural purposes. The property is located at Airglades Airport just west of Clewiston, FL. The property is known as Parcels #1, #2, #3, and #4 total 203.80-acres. These four parcels are a portion of the land described as Parcel I.D. number 1-33-43-17-A00-0001.0000. In order to be considered, proposals must received by the Board of County Commissioners at the C.E. Hall Building (Clerks Of ce) in the Hendry County Courthouse Complex, 25 E. Hickpochee Avenue, LaBelle, Florida by October 25, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at which time all responses to this request will be r ecorded in the presence of one or more witnesses. Any proposals received after the above noted time and date will not be opened or considered. A copy of the Instructions and Bid Documents can be obtained from the Hendry County Purchasing Department, located at 640 South Main Street, LaBelle, Florida 33935 (for pick up), Post Of ce Box 2340, LaBelle, FL 33975 (mailing address) or by calling (863) 675-5220 or (863) 983-1585. This solicitation does not commit Hendry County to award any leases, 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. Tristan Chapman, Chairman Board of County Commissioners 428338 CN/CB 10/11,18/2012 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 1991 2009 1274432-A0002700100 Orlando Naranjo, Trustee of the Orlando Naranjo Revocable Trust And Aida Naranjo, Trustee of the Aida Naranjo Revocable Trust The East one-half of the West one-half of the South one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 27, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 200, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426522 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 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 1711 2009 1244432-A0001120000 Orlando Naranjo, Trustee Of the Orlando Naranjo Revocable Trust and Aida Naranjo, Trustee of the Aida Naranjo Revocable Trust The East one-half of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the South 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5182, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M ., on the Fourth Thursday in the month of October, 2012 which is the 25th day of October, 2012. Dated this 12th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 426489 CN 9/20,27 & 10/4,11/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 402 Testing and Grading EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Testing and Grading. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy requirements for Testing and Grading. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428103 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice NOTICE OF MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Glades County Value Adjustment Board (VAB) will meet on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM and continue thereafter until all petitions are heard, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Glades County Courthouse, Moore Haven, Florida. AGENDA 1. Approve minutes of the following meetings: a. October 20, 2011 Hearings b. September 13, 2012 Organizational Meeting 2. Consider Petitions 3. Authorize Chairman to sign Records of Decisions. 4. Scheduled hearing date for December 2012. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE HEARING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND 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. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. 428256 GCD 10/11/2012 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 1714 2009 1244432-A0001170000 Orlando Naranjo, Tr. And Aida Naranjo Tr. The North one-half of the Southeast one-quarter of the Northeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 24, Township 44 South, Range 32 East, Hendry County, Florida. Subject to an easement for an access road of the East 40 feet thereof. Also known as Tract 5224, 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 Clerks Of ce, 2nd Floor, Administration Wing, LaBelle, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on the First Thursday in the month of November, 2012 which is the 1st day of November, 2012. Dated this 26th day of September, 2012. Barbara S. Butler Clerk of Circuit Court Hendry County, Florida 427448 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 411 Adult Program: Requirements EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Adult Program: Requirements. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for adult program: requirements. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428105 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 19 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012

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HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 412 Adult Program: Credits EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Adult Program: Credits. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51 and 1001.43 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for adult program: credits. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428107 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 HENDRY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE SUBMITTED BY: C. Gordon Swaggerty, Jr. DATE: 11/13/12 SUBJECT AREA: 410 Adult Program: General Policy EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PURPOSE: The proposed rule establishes the policy for Adult Program: General Policy. CITATION OF LEGAL AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51, 1001.43 and 1009.22 F.S. CITATION OF SPECIFIC LEGAL REFERENCE: 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.49, 1001.51, 1001.43 and 1009.22 F.S. FULL TEXT: A copy of the full text of the proposed rule may be obtained, without cost, at the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The proposed rule establishes the policy for requirements for adult program: general policy. STATEMENT OF REGULATORY COSTS: The proposed policy revision will create no additional district economic impact in excess of $100.00 except for the costs of printing and distributions. LOCATION OF MEETING, TIME AND DATE: Hendry County School Board Meeting Room, 475 E. Osceola Avenue, Clewiston, FL at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on November 13, 2012. Notice: Any person who wishes to provide the School Board with information regarding the statement of estimated regulatory cost, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days after publication of this notice. Notice: If requested in writing and not deemed unnecessary by the Agency Head, a Rule Development Workshop will be held at a time and date to be advertised in the future. Notice: The procedure for obtaining a public hearing on this proposed rule is to request, in writing, a hearing. The request shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools, in writing, within 21 days after publication of this notice. The request shall specify how the person requesting the public hearing would be affected by the proposed rule. The School Board, upon appropriate request, shall give affected persons an opportunity to present evidence and argument on the issues under consideration. Notice: Inspection and copying of all written materials constituting public records submitted to the agency regarding draft rules may be obtained by request, in writing, to the Superintendent of Schools. Notice: The School Board may recognize any material which may be judicially noticed and to incorporate them into the record of the rule making proceeding. The School Board may incorporate material by reference into the proposed rule. Notice: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this process, please notify the Superintendent of Schools at (863) 674-4642 or at the Hendry County Courthouse, LaBelle, Florida 33935 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or workshop. Notice: If the School Board adopts the proposed rule, one certi ed copy of the proposed rule shall be led in the Of ce of the Superintendent of Schools pursuant to 120.54(3)(e), F.S. 428104 CN 10/11,18,25 CB 10/25/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2008-CA-00291 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FORMERLY KNOWN AS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, Plaintiff, VS. ROSA L. MARTINEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale Dated September 24, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 22-2008CA-000291 of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for GLADES County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FORMERLY KNOWN AS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, is the Plaintiff and ROSA L. MARTINEZ; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at STEPS OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 25th day of October 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND INTRACT 23 OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, LYING IN THE WESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CRS AND THE NORTHWESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CSS, ACCORDING TO SAID PARCELS AS RECORDED BY GOVERNMENT PLAT IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF PARCEL CRS AND RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION OR ALONG CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 284.01 FEET; THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE IN NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION, PARALLEL TO SAID CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 284.02 FEET OR THEREABOUTS TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PARCEL CRS, THENCE WEST ALONG SAID BOUNDARY TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LES AND EXCEPT: A PARCEL OF LAND IN TRACT 23, SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 42 SOUTH, RANGE 32 EAST, LYING IN THE WESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CRS AND THE NORTHWESTERLY PORTION OF PARCEL CSS ACCORDING TO SAID PARCELS AS RECORDED BY GOVERNMENT PLAT IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF PARCEL CRS AND RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION OF ALONG CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 284.01 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING OF PARCEL HEREIN CONVEYED; THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE RUN IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION PARALLEL TO SAID CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PARCEL CRS A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY, THENCE RUN IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE CALOOSAHATCHEE RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF 120 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 1380 SW RIVER ROAD, MOORE HAVEN, FL 33471 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 26, 2012. Joe Flint Clerk of the Circuit Court BY: Julie Braddock Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08103135 WMFIDELITY-SPECFHLMCTeam 3-F08103135 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the American swith Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Administrator whose of ce is located at Lee County Justice Center, Room 3112, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, telephone number (813)335-2299; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. 4275 CGS 10/4,11//2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2008-CA-17 Washington Mutual Bank Plaintiff, -VS.Luis M. CaIvo and Nicoleta F. Calvo, His Wife; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s) AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated June 28, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2008-CA-17 of the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida, wherein Washington Mutual Bank, Plaintiff and Luis M. Calve and Nicoleta F. Calvo, His Wife are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE GLADES COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MOOREHAVEN, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M., November 1, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 19, BLOCK A, MOORE HAVEN RIVER GARDENS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 130, PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at MOORE HAVEN, Florida, this 28th day of November, 2012. JOE FLINT CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Julie Braddock BY: Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 428145 CN 10/11,18/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 22-2009-CA-000055 CITIBANK NA, AS TRUSTEE FO R WAMU SERIES 2007-HE4 TRUST, Plaintiff, VS. JILLIAN SANTIESTEBAN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 11, 2012, and entered in Case No. 22-2009CA-000055 of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Glades County, Florida in which Citibank NA, as trustee for WAMU Series 2007-HE4 Trust, is the Plaintiff and Jillian Santiesteban, Luis Santiesteban, Source Mortgage, Inc., are defendants, Il will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in Glades County, Florida on the 18th day o f October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 7, OF RIVERVIEW, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 128, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GLADES COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2155 RIVERSIDE DR, MOOREHAVEN, FL 33471 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Glades County, Florida this 16th day of September, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Glades County, Florida BY: Julie Braddoc k Deputy Cler k Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa. FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 SJ09-16198 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled. at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Administrative Services Manager, whose of ce is located at Charlotte County Justice Center. 350 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. FL 33950 and whose telephone number is 19411637-2281. within two (2) working clays of receipt of ibis notice; if you arc hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. To le response please contact Glades County Cler k of Court. P.O. Box 10, Moorehaven, FL 33471. 427137 GCD 10/4,11/2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HENDRY COUNTY, FLORIDA FAMILY DIVISION CASE NO: 2011-783 DR IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF DENISE MUNOZ ZAVALA, Wife/Petitioner, and JAIME ZAVALA, Husband/Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Jaime Zavala Residence Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the Petitioners attorney, Thomas Montgomery, Esquire, whose address is P.O. Box 1510, Belle Glade, FL 3430, on or before 11-15-2012, and le the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court, Family Division, P.O. Box 1760, Labelle, Florida 33975, before service on the Petitioners attorney, or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of ce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of ce noti ed of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks of ce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: 9/18/2012 CLERK OF SAID COURT R. DeLa Cruz DEPUTY CLERK 427014 CN 10/4,11,18,25/2012 NOTICE CALL FOR BIDS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Glades County Sheriffs Of ce is accepting proposals for the provision of commissary services for detainees and inmates at the Glades County Detention Center. Proposals are open for submittal on October 11th, 2012 at 8am and must be returned NLT November 9th at 5:00pm at the Glades County Sheriffs Of ce located at 1297 East SR 78, Moore Haven, Florida. Copies of the Request for Proposal will be available on October 11th and may be obtained by contacting Major D. K. Henson at (863) 946-1600. 428375 CGS 10/11/2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING HENDRY COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL Notice is hereby given that the Hendry County Tourist Development Council will hold a regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2012, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the LaBelle Chamber of Commerce, 125 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL 33935 If a quorum is not established, the alternative date is Thursday, Oct. 25th 2012 at 4:00 pm. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Karson Turner, Chairman Hendry County Tourist Development Council 428364 CN 10/11/2012 NOTICE 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, October 24, 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. 427660 CN 9/13,20/2012 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on October 20, 2012 At 9:00 AM U-LockIt Storage of Clewiston LLC, 500 S. San Gabriel, Clewiston, Fl. (863) 233-3639 will at their discretion sell or dispose of the personal property therefore stored with the undersigned. Lenora Dupree Unit #44 Household Items 428286 CN 10/11,18/2012 Construction Notice to Mariners Partial Obstruction of Okeechobee Waterway HERBERT HOOVER DIKE Culvert 1A Glades CountyThe Okeechobee Waterway Route 1, adjacent to the Herbert Hoover Dike and Culvert 1A will be restricted and may be intermittently obstructed, due to construction activities. Recreational and commercial boaters are asked to use caution and be prepared to stop, when navigating through this section of the waterway between the Alvin L Ward park boat ramps and Uncle Joes Fish Camp boat ramps. Flagmen will be present as needed to signal vessels to stop or to proceed with caution. The controlling width of the navigable channel through Culvert 1A project area is 20ft minimum, limited by a controlling depth of 6ft when the lake is at elevation +11.0 Mean Sea Level. Signs and navigational markers are in place before the construction area to advise mariners to reduce speed and use caution. Type of Operation: Cofferdam construction to facilitate culvert replacement Location of Operation: Okeechobee Waterway 8134W 26N Duration of Operations: Jan 2012 March 2015 Vessels involved: Two (2) Barges; Two (2) Push Boats VHF-FM radio frequencies monitored: Channel 16 Point of Contact: Elizabeth Lamborghini, Odebrecht Construction 24 hour phone number: 305-704-5848 Chart number: 11428, Dated 01 Aug 20 Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice Public Notice 20 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 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. The classifieds are the most successful salesperson in town. Find it faster. Sell it sooner in the classifieds Shop here first! The classified ads

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 florida.newszap.com Check out these new features: Daily Local News Updates New interactive and easy to navigate format Plus much, much more!Come see for yourself! ELECTIONS OFFICE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PUBLIC TESTING NOVEMBER 6, 2012 GENERAL ELECTIONWill be conducted on Thursday, October 18, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Supervisor of Elections Ofce, 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle The CANVASSING BOARD MEETINGS Canvassing Board will convene at the Supervisor of Elections located at 25 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle on: November 2, at 5:00 p.m. November 3, at 12:00 p.m. November 5, at 5:00 p.m. November 6, at 5:00 p.m. November 16, at 4:00 p.m. November 20, 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of Canvassing Absentee Ballots and the Votes cast in the November 6, General Election. The Certication of the Election, and the Post election Audit. THE PUBLIC TESTING, CANVASSING, CERTIFICATION AND POST ELECTION AUDIT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EARLY VOTING Will begin on October 27 to November 3, Saturday through Saturday for the General Election at the: LaBelle Elections Ofce Clewiston Elections Ofce ABSENTEE VOTING Absentee Ballot are also available anyone unable to Vote their ballot without assistance such as blind, loss of limb, or illiterate, please contact the Supervisor of Elections. TO REQUEST A BALLOT BY MAIL FOR THE ELECTION CALL 863-675-5230 OR 902-3392AVISO DE OFFICINA DE ELECCIONES POR LA PRESENTE SE COMUNICA ESE TIEMPO NOVIEMBRE 6, 2012 ELECCIONES GENERALESSera conducido el jueves, 18 de Octubre, comensando alas 2 de la tarde en la ocina de Supervisor de Elecciones en 25 E. Hickpoche Ave., LaBelle EL SONDEO DELAS REUNIONES DE LA JUNTA Escrutinio de la junta se reunira en la ocina de Supervisor de Elecciones, localizado en 25 E. Hickpochee Ave.,LaBelle, Noviembre 2, alas 5:00 pm Noviembre 3, alas 12:00 pm Noviember 5, alas 5:00 pm Noviember 6, alas 5:00 pm Noviembre 16, alas 4:00 pm Noviembre 20, alas 4:00 pm A affectos de prospeccion de las boletas ausentes y los votos emitidos en el 6 de Noviembre, Elecciones Generales. La Certicacion de la Eleccion, y la Auditoria de Eleccion Postal LAS PRUEBAS PUBLICAS, DE PROSPECCION, CERTIFICACION Y AUDITORIA DE ELECCION POSTAL ESTARAN ABIERTOS PARA EL PUBLICO VOTAR TEMPRANO Comenzara el 27 de Octubre asta el 3 de Noviembre, de sabado a sabado para la Elecciones Generales en la ocina de Elecciones en 25 E Hickpochee Ave.,de 7:00 am asta 7:00pm Y la ocina de Elecciones en Clewiston, 100 E. El Paso Ave., horas seran De las 7:00 am asta 7:00 pm. VOTAR AUSENTE Las boletas ausente estaran disponible para quienes no puedan votar su boleta sin assistencia como, ciego, perdida de extremidades o analfabetos. Por favor pongase en contacto con el Supervisor de Elecciones. Para solicitor una boleta por correo par alas elecciones, llame 863-675-2530 o 863-902-3393 Lucretia A. Strickland Supervisor of Elections Hendry County, Florida 21 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Crossword Puzzle

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 Medical and Dental services are available by our professional health care team1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471(Located in the Glades County Health Dept. Building)(863) 946-0405 www.fchcinc.orgOfce Hours: Mon., Tues. and Thurs. 8:00am 5:00pm Wed. 9:00am 7:00pm Fri. 8:00am 4:00pmSusan Rapoport, RDHDental HygienistTraci Thomas Center ManagerFlorida Community Health Centers, Inc.Working Together for Healthier Communities. Salvatore M. Colombo, DMDDentist Fernando Moraores, M.DBoard Certi ed PediatricianMarcia C. Mierez, D.O. Board Certi ed Family Practioner 22 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 Belle Glade, Clewiston and Moore Haven kids weigh in on presidential electionBY MARY GIBSONElection Day is right around the corner and the community is buzzing. What might be surprising to most people, though, is that adult voters are not the only ones who are participating in the election banter. Adolescents have joined in the political melee by posting statuses on Facebook about political issues and our current presidential candidates. Naysayers may say that these young folks are simply spewing the views of their parents. Yet, if one takes the time to read the statuses and the ensuing rebuttal or talk to the minors, they might be surprised. There are mixed emotions over whether the current president, Barack Obama, should be reelected or whether Mitt Romney should be given a chance in of ce. I dont want Obama to win again, says Susan Walker, sophomore at Clewiston High School. He needs to hand it over to someone else. He didnt do everything he said he was going to do. He had the potential to do a lot more. Rebecca Manning, sophomore at The Kings Academy Clewiston agreed. He [Obama] promised so much for our country and hasnt done anything but harm. He spoils lazy people for too long and he is starting to pull away from supporting Israel, which it says in the Bible we need to [support]. Obama is moving close to socialism, which scares me. Our generation will have a lot to deal with if hes elected again. Glades Day student Matthew Schultz rmly supports Romney, believing that he would pro t our nation. I like Romney. He wants to make American businesses more competitive in the global economy, and will cut federal spending and balance the budget by reducing the size of the federal government, thus putting nancial matters in the hands of the state and the people. He also would repeal Obamas healthcare plan, which would bene t most modern Americans. On the other side of the discussion, fellow Glades Day student, Milton W. Olen IV, sees things differently. Unlike Schultz, he thinks Obamas healthcare plan, ObamaCare, is a great asset for the people of America. ObamaCare is not a favored law, but I believe that everyone needs to be taken care of. To an extent people may disagree, but I believe being ned for no health care is a creative way to set some initiative for people to actually go and get it [healthcare]. Clewiston High School student Victor Reyes concurs. He is also anxious about what effects would take place against his family if Mitt Romney was voted into ofce. Romneys plan for Medicaid affects this country greatly. Im really worried about [what] the future holds for me and my mother if he (Romney) was in of ce. When it comes to the issues of immigration laws there were very intense feelings coming from both sides of the issue. Cecilia Luna, senior at Clewiston High School, speaks from personal experience. Her Hispanic descent makes her more empathetic towards immigrants and she believes immigration laws should be far more lenient. The statue of liberty says Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free yet our immigration policies are some of the strictest. It should be a privilege to become a U.S. citizen, not a hassle. Schultz has an opinion on this as well. Immigration laws de nitely need to be enforced a lot more. [Immigrants] take away jobs that could go to actual Americans. They dont pay taxes since they arent necessarily accounted for and if they want the same rights as us, they need to help pay for it through taxes. Although many issues are hard to agree on, there seems to be a consensus when it comes to the issue of public aid. Almost all the students interviewed expressed concern about how public aid is being handled at the moment and think it should be regulated more. Luna writes, Living in this community has shown me that you dont necessarily have to be doing the worst to be helped. There are so many people who abuse the system of welfare and food stamps, other government aids... that worsens our economy. Public aid should be much more strict on its requirements and guidelines. It does help those who need it, though. So to some extent it should stay the way it is... but not for those who dont correctly use it. Tom Perry, student at Moore Haven High School, has the same opinion. I think that government welfare should exist, but we already have too many programs and we should focus on what is really important while also trying to move Americans off of welfare and to the point where they can support themselves. I believe that people who still need more help after government welfare shouldnt seek out more from the government, but go to local places like soup kitchens and church food pantries. Susan Walker says that coming from a family that doesnt hand her everything gives her a want-to attitude that a lot of kids are missing nowadays. She believes that things such as welfare are handed out way too easily and that it teaches kids that they dont need to work to have food put on the table. Welfare fails to teach incentive in her opinion. The issue of gun control was treated the same. All students agreed that it was downright unconstitutional to take away the right to bear arms. James McVay, junior at LaBelle High School, puts it like this Gun control doesnt stop crimes, it takes guns away from law abiding citizens so they cant defend themselves from criminals. [Criminals] dont care about the laws and still have their guns. Weve always protected ourselves, it would be like taking away one of our countrys characteristics. Says another student. As long as the people who carry guns arent ignorant of their potency then they believe that its ne for people to have them. Another student brought up an additional reason for supporting the right to bear arms. As a girl she considers it especially necessary to have a way to defend herself. I do believe you should be allowed to have a concealed weapon. Times are scary, and being a girl, I think we need something to protect ourselves, she writes. When asked what the perfect presidential candidate would look like, the adolescents produced some interesting answers. One believed the candidate should be male, writing, A female may not be as emotionally t for a political of ce such as that quite yet. Another person says that a certain political party isnt so much the issue as the individuals character Great militar y leader who is not afraid to take action, An everyday man or women, someone who knows the everyday troubles of an American, Would be for the helping of Americans who are struggling to get out of the rut theyre in, Ready to make real change and start cutting down the national debt, those are just a few of the statements used to describe the perfect presidential candidate. The views of all of the young adults, though, are best summed up in this statement: The perfect presidential candidate would be someone willing to put aside all the bull and make America the country it needs to be. Were the Kids in America ObamaCare is not a favored law, but I believe that everyone needs to be taken care of. To an extent people may disagree, but I believe being ned for no health care is a creative way to set some initiative for people to actually go and get it [healthcare].Glades Day student, Milton W. Olen IV on ObamaCare I dont want Obama to win again. He needs to hand it over to someone else. He didnt do everything he said he was going to do. He had the potential to do a lot more.Clewiston High School student, Susan Walker on the 2012 election

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2 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee May 27, 2010 23 Serving the communities south of Lake Okeechobee October 11, 2012 SUBMITTED PHOTOSCanal Point principals read to studentsMr. Hibler and Mrs. Walker-Thompson, principals at KEC/Canal Point Elementary, read Ladybug Girl and The Bug Squad to kindergarten students and a class of rst graders. KEC/Canal Point students and staff participated in Read For The Record on Oct. 4. Aggravated assault w/ deadly weapon w/o intent to kill Arrested Oct. 3 de to Janvuar Singleton, 17Cruelty toward child w/o great bodily harm Arrested Oct. 5 Released Oct. 6 on bond gr bo Frederick A. Tolbert, 49Aggravated battery, use of a deadly weapon Arrested Oct. 5 of Brandan Lamart Ashley, 26Aggravated battery Arrested Oct. 8 Released Oct. 8 Willie Nicholson, 40 ARREST REPORTThis column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone who is listed here and who is later found not guilty, or has the charges against them dropped, is welcome to inform the newspaper. We will con rm the information and print it.

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Legend has it that on misty mornings, just as the sun comes up, a woman in white sometimes strolls through E vergreen Cemetery in Okeechobee. As the s un pierces the mornings fog, the ghostly gure evaporates. No one seems to know who she is or why she walks there ...On an island o the Florida coast, mariners say that at sunset, a headless p irate can be seen riding a ghostly palamino along the shoreline ... The Desert Inn in Yee Haw Junction w as a brothel in South Floridas wilder p ast. The building is now a restaurant. But visitors claim some residents of the upstairs rooms never really left ... The Sunshine State has no shortage of spooky talesghostly pirates still guarding their treasures, spirts of suicides who haunt the places they died and old buildings where something just doesnt feel right. Books chronicle the more famous tales, such as the star-crossed lovers who w ere sealed in a wall by the womans j ealous husband in the Castillo de San Marco in St. Augustine. Web sites o er rst-hand experiences of close encounters of the ghostly kind. Area residents retell stories they heard as children. Are the legends based on fact, or just colorful stories made up to scare children or entertain the tourists? Like some details in the ghost stories, it all depends on who you believe. At least one Florida city even seems to borrow ghosts from other places. Consider the story of the pirate Pierre LeBlanc. In the original story, LeBlanc was left on Seahorse Key to guard the treasure of Pirate Captain Jean La tte, with only a palamino horse for company. When a stranger came to the island, claiming to be there to hunt snakes to sell the snake skins for fancy leather boots and belts, the lonely LeBlanc welcomed the visitors invitation to enjoy some rum. When LeBlancs tongue was loosed by drink, the stranger tricked him into revealing the location of the treasure, and then killed him, cutting o his head with the pirates own cutlass. Legend has it that the headless LeBlanc can sometimes be seen at sunset, riding his spectral palamino along the shore. While the original story of Pierre LaBlanc is about Seahorse Key, one web site now claims the pirate haunts Treasure Island in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay also hosts an annual party in honor of pirate Jose Gaspar who was said to h ave hidden loads of treasure on Gasparilla Island and died without telling anyone the location. Some locals claim that Jose Gaspars spirt still haunts the island, guarding his treasure. Others claim the ghost of a headless womana w ench who angered Jose Gaspar and lost her head in the argumentalso haunts the island. But historians counter that the legend of the treasure of Gasparilla Island was more likely manufactured in the early 1900s to promote real estate sales. The name Gasparilla appears on maps which were made long before the time of the legendary pirate. Rather than the island being named for the pirate, it is more likely the pirate was named for the island. And the rst written account of the pirate treasure was in an advertising brochure for the Charlotte Harbor and Northern Railroad company. Believe them or not, the following are just some of the ghost stories connected with South Florida. If you want to explore the site of a legendary haunting, there are plenty to choose from. The Skyway Bridge: The original Skyway Bridge, constructed in 1954 over Tampa Bay was the scene of tragedy in 1980 when the freighter Summit Venture hit a support, causing part of the bridge to collapse and 35 people to plunge to their deaths. Most of the victims were passengers on a Greyhound bus. The bridge is also associated with a number of suicides. Some people claim to have seen the ghost of a young woman preparing to jump from the bridge. Others claim to have stopped for a young female hitchhiker who vanishes. There are also stories of shermen seeing a ghostly Greyhound bus on the shing pier that was part of the original bridge.Kissimmee River: Ghost Stories of Florida by Dan Asfar includes the story of boating enthusiast Rick Selzer who had a strange experience when boating on the river just north of Bassinger. He told the author he had heard stories that the river is haunted by the ghosts of pirates and by the ghost of someone who was eaten by an alligator. On one boat trip he was drawn by a splashing sound and followed an old oxbow to a pond he had never seen before. When he investigated, he found the water was blackway too black to be natural, the storyteller claims. Then the splashing started up again. But this time it wasnt so much a splashing but a huge watery upheaval. The center of the pond rose up with tremendous force and fell back on itself followed by a violent churning, like something huge was thrashing under the surface. According to Selzer, nothing in the wetlands was big enough to make that stir. But beyond its size, I could tell that there was nothing therethere was nothing under the surface. The water was churning on its own as if the whole bay was alive. He ed back to his campsite. That night in the woods, he couldnt shake the feeling that something had followed him from the river. He was awakened by a moaning sound and went to investigate. When he returned to his camp site, it was destroyed, tent collapsed, belongings strewn about, some items even up in trees. But although his food was scattered, none of it was taken, not so much as a bite from any of it. He searched for the prints of whatever animal might h ave done it, and could nd no prints except his own.The old bank building: The building referred to as the old bank building on State Road 70 in downtown Okeechobee, was actually only a bank for about two and a half years before the land speculation bubble of the 1920s burst. The building was used for a number of other purposes over the years, but the ghost story attached to the structure relates to the bank. According to the story, the bank was the site of a robbery by the infamous Ashley Gang and a member of the gang was somehow locked in the safe. The story goes on that the safe was broken and could not be opened, so the bank owner bought a new safe and covered over the old one. Reportedly, photos taken of the wall in front of the safe show a red tint. Some visitors to the building reported a feeling of unease. Another version of the story relates that an elderly woman hostage was also trapped in the safe. The building is not open to the public, but visitors may enjoy viewing the outside the structure which boasts a series of murals depicting the buildings history. 2 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 D o you believe in ghosts? Area ghost stories plentifulSee GHOST STORES Page 3 Courtesy photoThe Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay is connected with several ghost stories. Courtesy photoThe old bank building on Park Street (SR 70) in downtown Okeechobee features historic murals on the outside, and some say the building harbors a spooky secret on the inside.

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2012 / 2013All dates, artists and programs subject to change. Titanic: The Musical The Living Christmas Tree The Lowe Family Christmas Spectacular The Great American Songbook Juan Siddi Flamenco Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Cirque Zuma Zuma Fiddler on the Roof Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience Neil Simons Biloxi Blues TAP The Show! The Wizard of Oz Street Beat, Inc. 1977 College Drive | Belle Glade SPAIN RUSSIA TRANS-ATLANTIC AMERICA NASHVILLEBUY TICKETS @ www.dollyhand.org BOX OFFICE 561.993.1160 AFRICA 3 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Lake Okeechobee: Do the spirits of Native Americans dance on the banks of Lake Okeechobee? One person who claimed to have seen these spirts said it was just at sunset when he saw what he thought were Seminole Indians, but w hen he tried to get closer, they vanished into thin air. This legend could be connected to the Seminoles who fought in the Battle of Okeechobee. Or, if they do exist, the restless spirits could be connected with an earlier tribe. The author of the web site www.weirdus.com relates, Prior to 1910, early pioneers reported seeing human skeletons in the shallows around the southern end of Lake Okeechobee. Fishermen claimed to catch human skulls in their nets. A surv eyor clearing land on Grassy Island in the early 1900s, exposed more than fty human skeletons that were covered only w ith a couple of inches of sand. Willis Crosby used to cat sh in Okeechobee and shared his story with me about nding a half dozen human skulls in 1953 just lying in the mud on Observation Island. There were a bunch of other bones scattered all over the bottom, I guess they w ere human, he recounted. Everybody said they were Indian bones, it was pretty much common sight when the water w as down. All accounts of nding human bones come from the area extending from Kreamer Island to Observation Island and the several square miles inbetween the mainland. In 1918, the water level dropped to an all-time low revealing hundreds of human remains wedged in the silt along the north sides of Ritta and Kreamer Islands. There seemed to be no order to these skeletons. Bones of both adults and children were scattered all over the lake bottom. According to one legend, in February 1841, two-hundred Seminoles, rather than be captured by the army, committed mass suicide. Allegedly, these people slit their own throats and ung themselves into the water where their bodies disappeared into the glades water. Jonathan Dickinson State Park: Legend has it that the ghost of Trapper Nelson (born Vincent Nostokovich) haunts Jonathan Dickinson State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway in Hobe Sound. Trapper Nelson was born Vincent Nostokovich. He lived in the Loxahatchee from the 1930s until 1968. Trapper Nelson, called The Wild Man of the Loxahatchee, was an imposing gure at 6-feet, 4-inches, 240 pounds. He lived o the land, hunting and shing. He also caught many animals and built a small zoo to house them. Trapper Nelson made money by charging visitors to dock near his home and visit his zoo. He also wrestled alligators to entertain the tourists. On July 24, 1968, Trapper Nelson was found dead inside his cabin, with a shotgun wound to his abdomen. The county coroner ruled it suicide, but many who knew him did not believe he would h ave taken his own life. They pointed out that when he died, his traps were still set, and that Trapper Nelson would not h ave left animals to su er. He would also not h ave left his zoo animals in cages with no one to care for them. Some people speculated that he was killed by a jealous husband or someone who wanted his land. Another theory was that he had been killed by his brother in retaliation for testifying against him in court. Yet another theory is that he was killed by someone who thought he had a stash of money hidden. GHOST STORIESContinued From Page 2 Photo Courtesy Jonathan Dickinson State ParkSome visitors to Jonathan Dickinson State Park claim to have seen the ghost of the infamous Trapper Nelson, the Wild Man of Loxahatchee. See SPOOKY TALES Page 4

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4 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Some park workers and visitors claim to have seen or heard the ghost of Trapper Nelson. The ghost is reported to be friendly to those who appreciate the park and even tries to irt with some of the female visitors. He is also said to be protective of park areas that were Indian burial grounds.DuPuis Wildife and Environmental A rea: The DuPuis Wildlife and Environmental Area is in northwestern Palm Beach and southwestern Martin Counties. The entrance is on Highway 76 (off U.S. 441 S.E. near Port Mayaca). According to online forums discussing the paranormal, there are reports that horses have spooked just before the appearance of a semi-transparent woman in a long cloak. There are also reports of ghostly Indians who disappear when the viewer attempts to get closer. Florida Atlantic University Humanities Building: The FAU Humanities Building in Boca Raton is reported to be haunted. A ccording to the stories, a female ghost has been seen by night shift employees. She is seen crying in the amphitheatre, but vanishes when approached. One night shift employee was closing the building for the night w hen he heard and reported that someone w as on the third oor, running and slamming doors. He and another employee searched the oor, each starting at an opposite ends. All doors were found locked, and no one was there.Spook Hill: Spook Hill is in Lake W ales, in Polk County, on the east side of N. Wales Drive, about a quarter mile south of Highway 17. It is called Spook Hill because cars appear to roll uphill. A sign explains the legend: Many years ago an Indian village on Lake Wales was plagued by raids of a huge gator. The Chief, a great w arrior, killed the gator in a battle that created a small lake. The chief was buried on the north side. Pioneer mail riders rst discovered their horses laboring down hill, thus naming it Spook Hill. When the road was paved, cars coasted up hill. Is this the gator seeking revenge, or the chief still trying to protect his land? Fort DeSoto: Fort DeSoto Park is just outside St. Petersburg and is made up of ve connected islands. The park has a colorful history of soldiers, sailors, prisoners and pirates. It was also used as quarantine. Ghosts from a variety of eras have reportedly been seen there. The most famous ghost related to the fort is the pirate Juan Gomez. He is reported to be still searching for treasure. Oak Hammock Park: Oak Hammock Park, 1982 S.W. Villanova Road, in Port St. Lucie, is said to be haunted by the victims of a terrible crime. According to the book Silent Scream, by Yvonne Mason, the bodies of two women were discovered in 1977 along the C-24 Canal at the site of what is now Oak Hammock Park. The girls were killed by Gerard John Schaefer, a former Martin County Sheriffs Of ce deputy believed to have killed about 30 women and girls in the 1960s and 1970s. Schaefer reportedly lured his victims in pairs and raped and killed one while the other watched before killing the second victim. According to the book Weird Florida, by Charlie Carlson, the tree the two girls were hung from is believed to be haunted and is now called the Devils Tree. In her book, Ms. Mason believes the rumor of a Devils Tree at Oak Hammock Park was started by kids telling ghost stories after the two bodies were discovered. According to local folklore, chainsaws and any other chopping tools are rumored not to work around the tree. The problem is no one knows exactly where this tree is anymore if its still there. The parks bathrooms are also believed to be haunted by ghosts of the girls who died there. Visitors report feeling a cold chill. They also report the doors slamming when there appears to be no one there. The Elliott Museum: The Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island in Martin County, was established in 1961 by Harmon P. Elliott in memory of his inventor father Sterling Elliott. It is not so much the building itself that is reported to be haunted, but rather some of the historical items in the museum may have ghostly attachments. Reports of paranormal activity at the museum include items being moved from one display to another, audio systems failing and doors opening and closing seemingly by themselves. Some visitors cant shake the feeling of being watched. There have also reportedly been sightings of an apparition of a young girl wearing a long white Victorian style dress who vanishes when approached.House of Refuge: Gilberts Bar House of Refuge, 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Hutchinson Island is the oldest building in Martin County. Ten such buildings were installed along the east coast of Florida in the 1870s to house those rescued from shipwrecks. The House of Refuges very existence is testimony to the number of shipwrecks along that shoreline. According to one legend, the property is haunted by the Ais Indian tribe that was estimated to h ave lived in the area more than 800 years ago. Other stories relate the house is haunted by some who found refuge there or by those who lived there as caretakers. Some claim to have smelled beef stew cooking although the kitchen has not been usable since the 1940s. There are also reports of seeing shards of a broken mirror in a bed, but when someone tries to examine the bed, the shards disappear. Okeechobee Battle eld: The Okeechobee Battle eld Historic State Park, 3500 S.E. 38th Avenue in Okeechobee (o U.S. 441 S.E.) was the site of the Battle of Okeechobee in 1837 the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Second Seminole War. Visitors to the area h ave reported strange sounds and feeling discomfort. Some even reported feeling as if someone had touched them, when no one was there. The Desert Inn: The Desert Inn, at Yee Haw Junction on U.S. Highway 441 at Highway 60 is connected with a number of ghost stories. According to Ghostly Legends and Haunted Folklore, by Greg Jenkins, Yeehaw Junction started out as a resting stop for cattle drives and a depot for Flaglers East Coast Railway. The upstairs of the building served as a bordelloand the Desert Inn has the distinction of being the only bordello on the National Historic Register. After the bordello closed, the inn provided lodging for weary travelers. Over the years, there were many deaths connected to the area including bar ghts that turned into shootouts and automobile accident victims who were taken to the inn for shelter and who died before medical help arrived. According to Ghostly Legends, in the early 1990s a traveler who was staying in one of the upstairs rooms committed suicide by hanging himself from an overhead pipe. Owner Bev Zicheck, who was interviewed for the book, found the body. Mrs. Zicheck reported that some sta members refused to go upstairs alone because people h ave strange f eelings and experiences there. Incidents include furniture apparently moving by itself, doors opening and closing and the sound o f someone pacing upstairs when no one is up thereand the door to the upstairs is padlocked. Roxanne Clark, one of the curren t managers of the restaurant, said she believes the ghost stories, but she isn t afraid as the ghosts add to the charm o f the historic building. The Desert Inn is now primarily a restaurant, with specialties including Cuban sandwiches, fried cat sh and a one-pound hamburge r called The Ralphie. Online sources for this article included www.weirdus.com; the shadowlands. net, www.haunted orida.com. Publishe d sources include: Haunting Sunshine by Jack Powell; Haunt Hunters Guide to Florida, by Joyce Elson Moore; Ghos t Stories of Florida, by Dan Asfar; an d Ghostly Legenda and Haunted Folklore, by Greg Jenkins. SPOOKY TALESContinued From Page 3 Courtesy photoThe Desert Inn at Yee Haw Junction has a colorful past and is reportedly home to a number of earthbound spirits. Courtesy photoThe legend of Spook Hill in Polk County involves a battle between a giant alligator and great warrior. Courtesy photoIn the late 1800s, victims of shipwrecks found shelter at the Gilberts Bar House of Refuge. According to legend, the historic building may be haunted.

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November 2-3Big Cypress Reservationwww.ahtahthiki.com30290 Josie Billie Highway PMB 1003 Clewiston, FL 33440 877-902-1113 GPS: N 26 19.498, W 80 59.954Save the DateEntry fee includes admission to Museum. FREE PARKING. American artisans 15thAnnual2012AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS CELEBRATION 6 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Haunted Halloween NightDUPUIS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT A REAThe Dupuis Wildlife Management Area Visitors Center will host a Free Haunted Halloween Night event on Oct. 20 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. There w ill be a Howling Hayride for all ages, a Haunted House for ages 10 and up and v isits to the Noctural Wildlife Center. V isitors can search for candy in a massive haystack. There will be games and crafts for small children. Refreshments will be sold by area Boy Scouts. DuPuis is located 2 miles east of Port Mayaca or 7 miles w est of the junction for 710 on Hwy 76. The Visitors Center entrance is at Gate 5 (2.5 miles west of main entrance): 23500 S.W. Kanner Hwy. Canal Point. For more information, call 800-432-2045, extension 3339 or email kkanter@sfwmd.gov. This free event is sponsored by the South Florida Water Management District and coordinated by Florida Atlantic Universitys Center for Environmental Studies.Ghost Tours: An Evening in the DarkWEST PALM BEACHIt is said that if y ou quietly stroll by the Riddle House in historic Yesteryear Village, 9067 Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach at night, y ou could experience a chilling sighting or sound. Climb the creaking, wooden stairs inside and you might just bump into someone or something very frightening. For years, there have been whispers of hauntings, ghost sightings and cloaked gures in several of the towns buildings. Some spirits have been chronicled on national television. Paranormal experts from throughout the nation h ave v isited to conduct their own investigations and document evidence. Now, see for yourself! Scheduled stops include the fabled Riddle House. From there, move on to the mysterious Corbett area shack where legend says bodies were once found. What about the abnormal clock at the Pineapple Processing Plant that stopped working at midnight and w as found on the oor stuck at 3 a.m.., the identical time a soldier was killed a century ago? As you eerily wind your w ay through Yesteryear Village, your tour guide reveals the haunts, history and bizarre sightings of these buildings and others. Tours are planned for Friday, Nov. 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information, call 561-790-5232.Okeechobees Halloween PartyOKEECHOBEEOkeechobee Main Street, the Childrens Services Council of Okeechobee, the Board of County Commissioners, the Okeechobee County Sheri s O ce and the City of Okeechobee Police Department are sponsoring the annual Halloween Festival at the Agri-Civic Center, o State Road 710 in Okeechobee County, as a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating. This exciting event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will include a haunted stable, kids korral, costume contest, pumpkin contest and over 40 booths of spooky entertainment, fun, prizes and candy. The costume contest will be in the center of activities. The haunted stable will be open for anyone who dares to walk through the door. This year you can bring your pre-decorated or pre-carved pumpkin with you to the Agri-Civic Center for a Pumpkin Judging. Pumpkins will be set up outside the arena for visitors to see and prizes will be awarded based on number of entries. Judging of the pumpkins will take place at 7:00 p.m. The pumpkin contest is for youth up to 14 years of age. Admission, parking and all activities for this event are FREE to the public. For more information, contact Cindy Birdashaw at the Main Street O ce, 111 N.E. 2nd Street, or call 863-357-6246.Fall Kids FestivalCLEWISTONSugar Festival Park on Osceola Avenue in Clewiston will be the site of a Fall Kids Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. The festival will include fun, games, candy, food for all ages, a car show, costume contest and pet costume contest (all pets must be on a leash). Halloween Happenings File photoYoung and old alike enjoy dressing up for the annual Halloween Party at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center.

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As well as videos of our attorneys that provides you with valuable information.www.frankwhiteboyd.comOfces located in Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, Stuart, and Vero Beach 7 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Rockin Rod Car Show and Swap MeetOKEECHOBEEThe ARC of Okeechobee will host the Okeechobee Rockin Rod Car Show and Swap Meet on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This car show will be at the Philippine A merican Cultural Foundation, 5154 S.W. 16th Avenue in Okeechobee. The purpose of the Rockin Rod Car Show & Swap Meet is to provide a positive outlet and avenue of competition for the car customization enthusiasts. The customization of the show includes people who restore and customize vehicles within the classic, modern, antique and rat rod division. For more information, check out the website www.okeechobeerockinrodshow.com or contact event chair, Sid Estrada at 863-610-0515, Jeannie Bramlett at 863-261-6594, or event consultant, Chris McArthur at 863-697-8721.Reflections Across TimeCLEWISTONThe Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida now features Re ections Across Time: Seminole Portraits, a new exhibit that w ill contrast the historical interpretation of Seminole warriors by artists of the past with those of todays Seminole artists. The Exhibit will be on display through Nov. 4, 2012 at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki and then will travel to the Frost Art Museum in Miami, Florida from Nov. 17, 2012 through Jan. 13, 2013. The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is on Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, 34725 West Boundary Road, Clewiston, (north of Interstate 75 o of Exit 49).Planetarium plans fall showsFORT PIERCEIndian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium Starlight Series 2012-2013 begins Oct. 19 with the galactic show, The Goldilocks Planet. A udiences will join in a search for other earthlike worlds and orbiting distant stars that are just right for supporting life. The Goldilocks Planet will be presented on Oct. 19 and 20, Nov. 2 and 3, and Nov. 16 and 17. Planetarium show times are Friday evenings at 7 and 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 1 and 2 p.m. Tickets are $3 each and may be purchased at the IRSC Box O ce at the McAlpin Fine A rts Center or by calling 1-800-220-9915 w ith VISA, Discover, American Express, or MasterCard or visit www.irsc.edu. Planetarium shows are recommended for adults and for children over the age of four. The Hallstrom planetariums temperature is maintained at 72 degrees and v isitors may want to bring a light jacket or sweater.Signature Chefs AuctionVERO BEACHThe Treasure Coasts 4th Annual Signature Chefs Auction, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, will be an unforgettable evening, and well worth the drive to The Moorings Club, 100 Harbour Drive, in Vero Beach. A showcase of the Treasure Coasts top chefs and best restaurants, complete with live and silent auctions, will tantalize your taste buds while helping to further the mission of the March of Dimes. The nest chefs on the Treasure Coast will prepare their gourmet signature dishes. For tickets or additional information, contact Pam Crowley at 772-410-5460 or pcrowley@marchofdimes.com. World Beer FestivalESTEROAll About Beer Magazine will present the World Beer Festival on Saturday, Nov. 17, from noon to 4 p.m. at Germain Arena in Estero, 11000 Everblades Parkway. The festival will feature beer samples from craft, specialty and imports from local, regional, national and global breweries. The festival will bene t Estero Relay for Life and the Sidney and Bern Davis Arts Center. For more information online, see the World Beer Festivals page on Facebook.21st Lake Okeechobee HikeLAKE OKEECHOBEE -The annual Big O Hike will start Nov. 17. This will be the start of the 21st annual hike around Lake Okeechobee on the Herbert Hoover Dike, 35 feet above the surrounding countryside. Hikers assemble at the Pahokee Marina ready to take the rst step at 8 a.m., heading north for a nine day, 110 mile trek. The hike is actually a series of one day hikes and participants can join or le ave the other hikers at any trail head around Lake Okeechobee. There is no charge for the hike. For information contact Paul Cummings at Cummingsps@att.net or write to him at 9887 Cross Pine Court, Lake Worth or call 561-963-9906.Craft Fair in the WoodsOKEECHOBEE -Freedom Ranch, 11655 Hwy. 441 S.E. will host the Sixth Annual Craft Fair in the Woods on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair will feature Christmas decorations, jewelry, woodcrafts, ne art, baked and canned goods, fabric, yarn, paper and yard crafts and more. The fair will also feature swamp buggy rides and pony rides. Vendors interested in participating should contact Freedom Ranch/Alpha Ministries at 863-763-9800 or email craftfairinthewoods@gmail.com. Special events and celebrations

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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something BlueFORT PIERCEThe Indian River State College Performing and Visual Arts Department is kicking o the new season Thursday, October 11 with the variety concert Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue featuring the IRSC Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and the Company Singers. The show will feature a diverse medley of favorites from the golden ages to the eclectic present with jazz to pop, contemporary and more. The variety concert runs Oct. 11-13 at 8 p.m. and also now o ers two 2 p.m. matine performances, Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13. Tickets can be purchased online at www.irsc. edu or at the box o ce located in the McAlpin Fine Arts Center lobby on the IRSC Main Campus at 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. F0r more information, call the McAlpin Fine Arts Center Box O ce at 1-800-220-9915.Edison Pops @ SunsetFORT MYERSThe Edison Pops @ Sunset concert is planned for the Lee County Campus grounds on Saturday, Oct. 27. This year Edison State College celebrates 50 years in Southwest Florida with special guests, American English, The Complete Beatles Tribute band and the Edison Pops Orchestra. Described as one of the most authentic tribute bands in the country, American English performs songs that span the entire career of The Beatles from 1963-1970. The band replicates every musical detail including costume changes, vintage instruments and special e ects. American English magically creates The Complete Beatles Tribute! The gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. For more information go online, to www.edisonpops.com or call Reba Singleton at 239-489-9286.Cat on a Hot Tin RoofFORT PIERCEThe Pollitt family has gathered to celebrate their patriarch Big Daddys birthday. The tone is right, but the mood is somber. Sins of the past, greedy hopes for the future, and a desperate eagerness not to believe the truths that surround them make this play a delicately wrought exercise in human communication. The play will be presented in the Indian River State College McAlpin Theatre, 3209 Virginia Avenue in Fort Pierce, Nov. 1, 2 and 3. For information, contact the box ofce at 1-800-220-9915 or email boxo ce@irsc.edu.Titanic: The MusicalBELLE GLADETitanic the Musical will be presented at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. This is a brand new, national tour revival honoring the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated journey. The winner of ve Tony Awards including Best Musical, this sweeping musical recounts the dreams, hopes and aspirations of those aboard the Titanic through individual stories and breathtaking songs. High-tech imagery takes you inside the historic Titanic. This production features one of the largest casts ever assembled on the DHCAC stage! The box o ce is located at the southeastern corner of the building, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade which is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to noon. The box o ce also opens one hour prior to performances. For more information call the box o ce at 561-993-1160.Dial M for MurderLABELLEThe Firehouse Community Theatre, 241 North Bridge Street in LaBelle will present Dial M for Murder Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 2-4. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Patrons are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes in advance in order to be seated before the show starts. Dial M for Murder was written by Frederick Knott and will be directed by Deb Kik. For more information, call 863-675-3066.The Marvelous WonderettesOKEECHOBEEOkeechobee Community Theatre, SW 2nd Ave. a t 7th Street, will present The Marvelous Wonderettes on Nov. 2, 3, 9 and 10, at 8 p.m. Its the 1958 Spring eld High School prom, and the Marvelous Wonderettes h ave been asked to perform. They are four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. As we learn about thei r lives and loves, we are treated to performances of such classic s and s songs as Lollipop, Dream Lover, Stupid Cupid, Its My Party, and over 20 more. Youve never had as much fun at a prom, and you will never forget The Marvelous Wonderettes. For ticket information, call 863763-1307 or email info@okeecommunitytheatre.com. 8 Going Out: A Guide to Area Entertainment & Attractions October 2012 Plays, concerts, and more ... PERFORMING ARTS