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Sports, 1B

Sliding into another birthday

Ten Highlands
County Emergency
Medical Services
personnel each
approach 30 years
of service.



Art students
spruce up ape's
Up Close, 9A -

resident to be
inducted into
high school
hall of fame
Lifestyle, 1C

Behind the Wheel ....2D
Classified ads ... ......ID
Community briefs ... .1I1A
Diversions ...........2C
Editorial ............ 18A
Lifestyle ............. 1C
Lottery numbers .... .11A
Movie reviews ........2C
Obituaries .....'...... .4A
Religion ......... ....3C
Sports .............. .IB
Stocks .............. 10A


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Avon Park (863) 452-1009
Sebring (863) 385-6155
Lake Placid (863) 465-0426
Fax (863) 385-1954
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Shelby Gray of Sebring celebrates her fourth birthday Thursday evening during the Spring Fling event at Sun 'N Lake
Elementary School in Sebring while sliding down an inflatable slide,

Highlands Hammock

to celebrate Earth Day

SEBRING Rangers at
Highlands Hammock State Park are
finishing up preparations for
Saturday's annual Earth Day cele-
Ranger Dorothy Harris said there
will be a wide variety of activities
and exhibits including everything
from the very old to the very new.
"One new thing is that we'll have
the Time Travelers who will do a re-
enactment of pioneer life before
1840," she said.
The Friends of Highlands
Hammock, a support group for the
park, have paid for the north Florida
group to come in and demonstrate
how life was for the earliest settlers
of the Sunshine State.


earns '05

Law Day

Branham receives
Judge Kelly Award
SEBRING This year's
Law Day Award recipient
for Highlands County has
been involved in making
life better for the youth in
the community for quite
some time.
Before she held an elect-
ed law enforcement posi-
tion, Sheriff Susan Benton
helped establish or worked
with the Children's
Advocacy Center, school
resource officer program,
See BENTON, page 7A

In addition to its encampment, the
group will offer a tomahawk throw
for those who want to try it, a black
powder demonstration as well as
some games that children might
have played during that time.
"They're also going to do some
'cooking on a Dutch oven over an
open campfire," she said.
One of the newest things at the
Saturday celebration will be a 14-
foot caterpillar slide.
"It has a rock climbing wall on
one side and a slide on the other,"
Harris said. "I can't wait to try it."
She intimated that she had been in
search of a bounce house for the
youngsters when she was made
aware of the newly acquired feature.
Between the community yard sale
and the arts and crafts show, Harris

said there would be at least 60 dif-
ferent vendors and tables.
There will be a lot of exhibits
including live snakes being put on
display by the Archbold Biological
Station, the fire prevention house
and Peace River Electric Co-opera-
tive's "Electric Junction" public
safety demonstration.
As in the past, Lakeside Stables
will be there with an assortment of
horses and ponies for rides through-
out much of the day.-...
A full schedule of musical per-
formances will be offered all day
ranging from the Highlands Brigade
bagpipe band to a performance by a
new group. Dubbed "Billy Needs a
Beard," the group is described as
"alternative folk."
See EARTH, page 7A

When I grow up, I want to be ...

Nick Peragine of Lake Placid Marine has a captive audience at Lake Placid Middle
School's annual job fair Wednesday. The sixth-grade boys are fascinated with his
job in addition to boats, he sells motorbikes. The job fair drew about 25 business
people from Highlands County, who represented careers that ranged from sales to
law enforcement to writing.



Colby sues

to look at


SEBRING Highlands County public safe-
ty expert Preston Colby has filed suit against a
number of county officials in search of records
having to do with decisions made during the trio
of hurricanes that swept through the area in
August and September of last year.
Named as defendants in the suit are the
Highlands County Board of County
Commission, Highlands County Administrator
Carl Cool, Highlands County Public
Information Officer Sarah Beth Hopton and
Highlands County Emergency
Management Director Bill
Colby alleged extortion in I'
his attempt to get public
records having to do with deci-
sions made during hurricane
"They demanded that I pay COLBY
in advance to research records
and there's no provision in the law for that,"
Colby contended.
He paid the $65.12 that was requested but he
still does not have the records he wants.
In his complaint, Colby alleged that for a
period of time beginning in August 2004, the
defendants, the board, Cool and Nichols had
directed various public employees under their
control to create and compile documents, in
connection with the "actions, meetings deci-.
sions and recommendations" of a "Hurricane
See RECORDS, page 7A


gearing up

for this year's

SEBRING On Wednesday morning,
Emergency Management Director Bill Nichols
gathered everyone he could at the Emergency
Operation Center for a pre-hurricane meeting.
Hurricane season doesn't start for another 10
weeks, but Nichols wants the county to be better
prepared this time than it was last year.
That's saying a lot. Craig Fugate, emergency
management director at the Department of
Community Affairs, Division of Emergency
Management, told an attorney for the Florida
Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental
Relations that the state should ask Highlands
County officials how to handle hurricanes at a
county level.
"He (Fugate) said he needed to pick up
Highlands County and move it somewhere else
to show them how it should be done," County
Administrator Carl Cool said.
Immediately after each hurricane, county
officials held debriefing sessions to discuss what
worked and what didn't and improve the disas-
ter response. By the time Hurricane Jeanne hit,
the county was more than ready.
One lesson was to put portable toilets inside
the shelters so people would not overwork the
facilities. The county improved emergency
response by requiring emergency operation per-
sonnel to plan for their families to evacuate or
seek shelter so they could focus on their tasks.
Nichols also had the EOC hotline activated 24
hours before the projected arrival of a storm to
help dispel rumors.
"I'm more comfortable with us being pre-
pared for a hurricane than we have ever been,"
Cool said.
Still, Nichols wants everyone in the county to
know they can't be stagnant: "We need to keep
On Wednesday, Nichols handed out a two and



2A News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005



Center wins
Highlands County
Emergency Operation
Center staff received the
prestigious Commissioner's
Business Recognition
Award during the 18th
annual Florida Department
of Education Awards
Ceremony held April 14 at
the Rosen Plaza in
Each year the Florida
Education Foundation and
the Florida Department of
Education honor those
organizations throughout
the state that have shown
an outstanding commit-
ment to improving educa-
tion by partnering with
schools in their communi-
The School Board of
Highlands County nomi-
nated the Highlands
County Emergency
Operations Team based on
its exemplary effort to
assist the school board
after being hit by three hur-
ricanes in six weeks during
the 2004 Hurricane Season.
"This is a great honor,"
said Tim Eures, director of
emergency operations.
"But it's an honor accepted
on behalf of an entire com-
munity. We recovered as
quickly as we did because
different organizations -
the EOC and school board
included were willing
to do what had to be done,
regardless of whether it
as il'their job description
r nOL'" :
Fire fighters
are 'fired up'
SEBRING Fire fight-
ers will participate in the
annual "Fill The Boot"
fund-raiser Saturday, April
30, to benefit Muscular
Dystrophy Association.
Fire fighters from the
cities of Avon Park and
Sebring, and 10 volunteer
Fire departments will be at
major intersections and
parking lots with their
boots so that motorists may
give their dollars and
change to help fire fighters
in their support of MDA
and "Jerry's Kids".
Last year during the
"Fill The Boot" program,
fire fighters raised $3,812
for area children and adults
battling neuromuscular dis-
MDA helps individuals
and families affected by
any of 43 neuromuscular
diseases coveted by MDA's
comprehensive programs.
MDA receives no gov-
ernment funding and
charges no fees to those
served by the Association.

New named United Way's top volunteer

Given new

chainsaw for

hurricane cleanup
SEBRING Steve New got
more at Wednesday's United
Way of Central Florida,
Highlands County annual meet-
ing than just the crystal trophy
cup 2004 Volunteer of the Year
He also got a new 22-inch
gas-powered chainsaw from
John Bedwell, of Sebring
Outdoor Equipment, to replace
his father's saw. He wore the
saw out during last year's hurri-
cane season and later it was
stolen. New spent much of his
time last year helping people
clear trees and debris off their
homes and yards.
New, of Florida Hospital in
Lake Placid, has volunteered
with United Way for the last 10-
12 years. United Way volunteer
Doris Gentry said New is the
first to arrive at events and the
last to leave, whether he volun-
teers with Ridge Area Arc,
Habitat for Humanity or his
He volunteered to chair the
county's short-term relief com-
mittee and then would volun-
teer his own time and energy to
make sure those needs were
met. When the short-term com-
mittee became the long-term
recovery committee, also called
Highlands Emergency
Recovery Operation, he volun-
teered to take part, again.
He was joined this year by
Benjamin Au yang, 11, of Avon
Park, who received an honor as
the 2004 Youth Volunteer of the

Nan Immel hugs her husband Bob for earning the 2004 Citizen of
the Year award Wednesday from Terry Worthington, president of
United Way of Central Florida, Highlands County. For most of his
75 years, Immel has volunteered in some capacity in his community,
whether helping the Jaycees of local Humane Society chapters.

Photos by PHIL ATTINGER/News-Sun
Executive Director Cheryl Sharp presents 2004 Volunteer of the
Year Steve New with a new 22-inch gas-powered chainsaw from
John Bedwell, Sebring Outdoor Equipment, to replace the one that
was worn out and stolen during last year's hurricane season. New
was honored as volunteer of the year at Wednesday's United Way of
Central Florida, Highlands County annual meeting.

In the aftermath of last year's
hurricanes, Au yang felt a
strong need to help children, so
he started "Operation Baby" to
collect baby goods for families
with very young children.
When outgoing executive direc-
tor Susie Bishop arrived at Park
Elementary School to collect
the donations, it barely fit into
the United Way van.
Right after that, Au yang
started "Operation Gratitude" to
thank people whose efforts are
usually overlooked or forgotten,
such as emergency workers,
school maintenance people and
case workers for the Federal

Emergency Management
When the tsunami hit last
December, he held a penny
drive to help recovery efforts.
This year's 2004 Citizen of
the Year was Bob Immel, of
Sebring. Terry Worthington,
president of United Way of
Central Florida, said Immel has
volunteered to his community
wherever he lived in his 75 year
life. This included the Jaycees
and local humane society chap-
ters. He also served the
Highlands County United Way
chapter by serving as the loaned
executive for three years, and as

Top honors from United Way

SEBRING This year, the
United Way of Central Florida,
Highlands County, set a
fundraising goal of $450,000,
and surpassed that by raising
$488,181. ..
Once again, said Kim-Heintz,
outgoing chairwoman of the
Untied Way of Central Florida
Board of Directors, Highlands
County residents proved their
compassion and that neighbors,
working together can survive
disasters and still have great
success: "We are survivors."
2004 Campaign Chairwoman
Michelle Roberts recognized
the Top Dollar Accounts the
10 accounts that raised the most
funds over the course of the
campaign. Those were:
Highlands County School
:Board, $77,580; .
Publix Supermarkets,

Alan Jay Automotive
Network, $46,124;
Winn Dixie of Avon Park,
Highlands Independent
Bank, $16,230;
SunTrust-Bank, $15,783;
Highlands County Board
of County Commissioners,
Progress Energy Florida,
Florida Hospital Heartland
Division, $13,597, which is
expected to increase with
today's "Cheer Factor" compe-
tition; and
Sebring Ford, $13,432.
She also recognized the top
ten employee campaigns, which
shows the most generous givers
based on the amount given per
employee at a given location.
Alan Jay Automotive

Network corporate office,
$467.86 per employee;
The NCT Group, CPA,
Smith Barney, $342.86;
E SunTrust, $305.71;
McCollum law firm,
Heartland National Bank,
Heacock Group, $240.96;
Alan Jay Chrysler,
Alan Jay Chevrolet,
$212.02; and
Alan Jay Import, $194.15.
Alan Jay Wildstien, owner of
Alan Jay Automotive, also
renewed his commitment for a
third year to the Alexis de
Tocqueville Society, a member-
ship for those who give an indi-
vidual annual gift of $10,000 or

Search on for non-working street lights

SEBRING City council-
man Buddy Whitlock is looking
to shed a little light on the city.
"Have you noticed all the
street lights that are out? I bet
there's a quarter of the lights in
the city that aren't working," he
told his fellow council mem-
bers at their regular Tuesday
night council session.
Council members agreed
they would like to have resi-
dents call Progress Energy's toll
free telephone number to report

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if street lights in their neighbor-
hood are not illuminated.
"We use the 1-800-228-8485
number to tell Progress Energy
if the lights are out," Sebring
City Clerk Kathy Haley said.
The deal the city has with the
energy giant is that the city pro-
vides the lights, while residents
pay the power bills to keep
them on at night.
Initially it had been suggest-
ed that city workers or police-
men might keep track of which
lights were operating and which
ones were not. However, that

notion was quickly discarded.

"You don't want to have an
officer out of his cruiser late at
night checking the numbers on
light poles," Whitlock com-
mented. "They have more
important things to do."

Instead, it was agreed that
citizens would be much more
aware of what was happening in
their individual neighborhoods
and were totally capable of
reporting. inoperable lights to
the toll-free line.

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representative to the Polk
County United Way Board of
A loaned executive is an
executive employed by another
company and loaned to United
Way with full pay for three
months. Immel was sponsored
since he was retired.
He continues to volunteer
with the Highlands County
Humane Society, his church and
The Potter's House. He fre-
quently escorts others to out-of-
town medical appointments as a
shuttle driver.
His slogan is, "Once a volun-
teer, always a volunteer," but he
and his wife, Nan, hope to put
in some real retirement time
soon, traveling in their motor
Wednesday's breakfast meet-
ing gave the United Way a
chance to recognize and honor
all who helped raise funds over
the year, and also gave many
people a chance to meet incom-
ing executive director Cheryl
Sharp. People had a great time
at Bogey's at the Sebring
Municipal Golf Course, despite
- or perhaps because of -
technical difficulties with the
public address system that had
radio broadcasts overdubbing
the speakers and preempting a

Executive Director Cheryl
Sharp recognizes 2004 Youth
Volunteer of the Year Benjamin
Au yang for his work gathering
supplies for children and for aid
workers during last year's hur-
ricane season. In addition to
hurricane relief, which earned
him the honor at Wednesday's
annual meeting of United Way
of Central Florida Highlands
County, Au yang also raised
funds with a penny drive to help
tsunami victims.

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Police report

'a Highlands County report

Powell charged

with cocaine
SEBRING At 2:30 a.m.
Tuesday, a Highlands County
sheriff's deputy was watching
the stop sign at School Street
and E.O. Douglas Street. He
saw a white Ford F150
approach the stop on School
Street at 20 mph, run the sign
and turn onto E.O. Douglas
He stopped the truck and as
he walked up, saw the driver
Anthony Powell, 49, of
Sebring sticking three
objects into his mouth. The
deputy called in the narcotics
K-9 unit while writing Powell
citations for running the stop
sign and not having his vehi-
cle registration.
When the K-9 unit arrived,
the deputy had Powell get out
of the truck while the dog
sniffed the truck and alerted
to narcotics. After searching
the truck, deputies found a
clear plastic Baggie contain-
ing cannabis next to the driv-
er in the crease of the bench
seat. They also found some
cannabis wrapped up in a
piece of notebook paper in
the driver's door panel.
There also was a piece of
rock cocaine in the cup holder
in the dashboard.
He was arrested and
charged with possession of
both cocaine and cannabis.
Bail was set at $1,500.


charged with

robbery with

p.m., Aug. 16, 2004, Betty A.
Faircloth, 34, of Avon Park,
allegedly took a baseball bat
and hit a a 17-year-old girl in
the head, and then held helr
'down while-another.person,
'unnamed in reports,-took $20
from her.
Faircloth was charged on
Wednesday, April 13, 2005,
under warrants of robbery
with a weapon, with no.bail


next several days, despite her
calling him several times to
start the job. She called again
on Nov. 3, 2004, because her
roof was leaking in heavy
rain. He arrived and used a
tarp from her garage to stop
the roof from leaking.
After then, she wasn't able
to get him to return and work
on her roof. She continued to
call him until reading a news-
paper report that he was not a
licensed contractor and there
were charges against him.
The whole incident took
place during the-state of
emergency declared by
Governor Jeb Bush during the
heavy 2004 hurricane season.
On Thursday, April 13,
Highlands County sheriff's
deputies charged Vanscooter
with contracting without a
license during a state of emer-
gency and grand theft. Bail
was set at $2,000.


charged with


SEBRING At 5:09 a.m.
Wednesday, April 13, police
arrived at Highlands Village
Assisted Living Facility on
U.S. 27 to investigate one res-
ident attacking another with a
rock wrapped up in a sock.
According to a witness,
Robert Bobby Lastinger, 75,.
of Sebring, approached a 65-
year-old man demanding he
return his radio. When the
man said he didn't have the
radio, Lastinger became more
The man tried to get away
from Lastinger, reports said,
but she allegedly continued to
approach him and attacked
him with the weapon, leaving
a Y-shaped cut in his fore-
An employee attempted to
restrain Lastinger, so he
,allegedly turned on her and
hit her with the weapon.
That's when the 65-year-old
man tried to restrain
Sebring police charged
Lastinger with aggravated
battery, with no bail set.


SEBRING At 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, a man went
to the L&M Grocery Store
and saw three men speaking
to a woman in a vulgar man-
He approached one of the
men, asking what was wrong,
and put his hand on his shoul-
der because he knew him.
The man pushed his hand off
his shoulder and began to hit
him in the face with a closed
fist. Then, the two other men
joined in, one of them later
identified as Freddie
Frederick Johnson, 25, of
The woman backed up the
victim's statement. After


the 2004 hurricanes, a local
56-year-old woman suffered
roof damage. She was having
a hard time finding a contrac-
tor until she was given the
name of Richard Dean
Vanscooter, 31, of Sebring.
At 1 p.m. Oct. 18, 2004,
she met with him at her home
and he looked at her roof. He
quoted a price of $1,685, but
said he needed $900 up front
for materials to start the job.
She gave him a check, and he
said he would start two days
later Oct. 20.
He didn't show up over the


Sebring police charged
Johnson with battery, they
found he had a previous con-
viction for battery, which
made this case felony battery.
Highlands County sheriff's
deputies arrested him Friday,
April 15, on a warrant. No
bail was set.

Couple charged

with theft
SEBRING -At 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 14, Ronald
Clifford Duncan, 60, of
Sebring, got into a fight with
a 60-year-old woman.
Allegedly, he had broken
into her home on County
Road 17 while she and a
neighbor had taken refuge in
a bedroom.
With Duncan was Sharon
Lynn Stratton, 46, of Avon
Park, his girlfriend. When
Highlands County sheriff's
deputies arrived, they entered
the house through an open
door on the north side that led
into the garage. There was
broken glass from the open
door leading into the kitchen
area. Duncan and Stratton
were standing in the living
room just inside the front
door. Deputies took them out-
The victim has custody of
the home according to a
court order -and had the
locks changed that day.
Duncan, said the home is his
and he lives there. He said he
didn't know the victim was in
the home, why the locks were
changed or whose car was in
the driveway.
He said neither he nor his
girlfriend took anything from
the home.
The victim said Duncan
came to the house and tried to
get into the front door. She
told him to go away and that
she didn't want any trouble,
but then he went to the north
side of the home and she
heard him creak into the
garage door.
She called 911 and retreat-
ed to a bedroom with her
neighbor, barricading the
door. Looking out the bed-
room window, she allegedly ,
saw Duncan and Strajtin take
three suitcases and her tot&
bag out to the car.
Deputies charged both
Duncan and Stratton with
burglary and grand theft. Bail
on the grand theft charge was
$1,000, but the burglary
charge had no bond.

Capps charged

with trying to

sneak out a flat

screen TV
SEBRING At 3:57 p.m.
Friday, April 15, police
arrived at Wal-Mart to inves-
tigate a retail theft complaint.
Allegedly, security person-
nel saw Linda Estelle Capps,
32, of Sebring sometime
between 3-3:30 p.m. she
unpacked a Sanyo flat screen
television and a Sanyo DVD
player from their original
boxes. She wrapped them in
white plastic shopping bags,
placed them under a rug in a
cart and walked out of the
store with them.
The total value of the items
is $670.60.
Capp was charged with
felony level retail theft. Bail
was set at $1,000.

Dabney Carr
Dabney Jefferson
Carr III, 81, of
Richmond, Va., died
April 20, 2005, in Sebring.
Born in Richmond, Va., he
had been visiting his daughter
in Sebring when he died.
He was an Episcopal clergy-
man. He served in the United
States Army Air Corps during
World War II. He was a member
of St. Paul's Episcopal Church
in Richmond, Va.
Survivors include his wife,
Leontine J.; son, Dabney
Jefferson Carr IV of Richmond,
Va.; daughters, Dr. Diane
Deane Carr of Sebring, Linda
Elaine Carr-Kraft and Martha
Randolph Carr, both of
Richmond, Va. and Cary Peyton
Carr Cox of Charlotte, N.C.;
sister, Anna Deane Carr Suter.
of Charlottesville, Va.; and five
Cremation arrangements
were handled by Stephenson-
Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring.

Virginia Clark
Virginia Ginnie Clark, 42, of
Fort Pierce, died April 20,
2005, in West Palm Beach.
Born in Avon Park, she had
moved to Fort Pierce 24 years
ago, coming from Avon Park.
Survivors include her moth-
er, Joyce Patrick of Fort Pierce;
brothers, James E. of Fort
Pierce and William Ray of
Stuait; a daughter; a son; and
paternal grandparents, Bud and
Joyce Rutledge of Avon Park.
Visitation will be from 1-3
p.m. Sunday at Haisley Funeral
and Cremation Services. A
funeral service will follow at 3
p.m. in the funeral home
chapel. Those unable to attend
may sign the guest book at

Orval George
Orval Woodrow George, 91,
of Avon Park, died April 21,
2005, in Avon Park.
Born in Morefield, W.Va., he
had been a resident of Avon
Park since 1993, coming from
Mehoopany, Pa. He was a dof-
fer for a thread: manufacturer.
'Survivors-include, his daugh&-
ter, Joanne Drost of Avon Park;
brother, William of Star City,
W.Va.; sister, Emma Jewel
Atkinson of Cumberland, Md.;
two grandchildren; and six
Cremation arrangements

were handled by Stephenson-
Nelson Funeral Home, Avon

William Jackson
William Harold Jackson, 80,
of Lake Placid, died April 20,
2005, in Lake Placid.
Born in Madisonville, Ky.,
he had been a resident of
Florida since 1962.
He retired from Pratt &
Whitney Aircraft in West Palm
Survivors include his wife,
Marion; children, William
Dennis of Palm Beach Gardens,
Deborah Lou Ree Kennedy of
Shelbyville, Tenn., Candace
Nevelene Weldon of Sebring;
sister, Nevelene Huntsman of
Romulus, Mich.; six grandchil-
dren; several stepgrandchil-
dren; and two great-grandchil-
Memorial contributions may
be made to Good Shepherd
Hospice, P.O. Box 1884,
Sebring, FL 33871-1884 or
Arrangements were handled
by Scott Funeral Home, Lake

Doris Kelly
Doris R. Kelly, 85, of
Lakeland, died April 20, 2005,
in Lakeland.
Born in Bushnell, she had
lived in Sebring for many years
when her husband, Judge
Clifton M. Kelly served as a
judge in the Tenth Judicial
Circuit of Florida. Her husband
died April 12; 2005.
She was an eighth generation
Florida Cracker from an old
pioneer family. On the maternal
side, she was kin to the Carlton
and Hendry families of Hardee
and DeSoto counties. She was a
former member of the
Highlands Regional Medical
Center Pink Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include her chil-
dren: son, W. James (Jim) of
Lakeland; daughters, Cynthia
Sweat, Linda Vinesett and
Melissa Kelly, all of Lakeland
and Hilda Aparicio of Fort
Lauderdale; sister, Mentholee
Norfleet ,of ,Newberry; .seven
grandchildren; and one great-
Visitation will be from 1:30-
2 p.m. Monday at Dowden
Funeral Home Chapel in
Sebring. A funeral service will
follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral
home chapel, with Dr. Jim

SEBRING Two women
are being treated at Florida
Hospital Heartland Medical
Center after a rollover wreck
At 10 a.m. Thursday, Margot
Wellsted Kolke of Sebring,
driving a 2004 Dodge Neon,
decided to cross the Sebring
Parkway at Scenic Highway, in
front of a 1996 Plymouth.
The Plymouth, driven by 41-
year-old Myrna Sonia Capalbo
of Sebring, hit the Dodge in the
left side and overturned at least
twice. Both cars stopped in the
ditch on the eastbound grass
Florida Highway Patrol cited
Kolke with violation of the
right of way. Reports suggest
that the drivers were not wear-
ing seat belts. As of press time,

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Henry officiating. Entombment
will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in

Rose Rorant
Rose Geneva Rorant, 88, of
Sebring, died April 20, 2005, in
She had moved to Sebring
more than 40 years ago, coming
from Greenwich, Conn. She
was a Catholic.
A memorial service will be
in Connecticut at a future date.
Cremation arrangements
were handled by Dowden
Funeral Home, Sebring.

Andre Sahely
Andre R. Sahely, 44, of Avon
Park, died April 18, 2005, in
Avon Park.
Born in Port of Spain,
Trinidad, he hall been a resident
of Avon Park since coming
from Trinidad in the 1980s.
He was a truck driver for
Polly Wog Transportation in -
Miami. He was a Catholic.
Survivors include his mother,
Marie Herrera of Avon Park;
brothers, Tony of Canada, Billy
of Orlando and Emile of
Sebring; sister, Lorraine Grifo
of Sebring; and companion,
Maria Flores of Sebring.
Visitation will be from 1-2
p.m. today at Ott-Laughlin
Funeral Home in Winter Haven.
A funeral service will follow at
2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Kenneth Zimmerman
Kenneth W. Zimmerman, 94,
of Lake Placid, died April 20,
2005, in Sebring.
Born in Gibsonville, N.C., he
had been a resident of Lake
Placid for 26 .years, coming
from Miami.
Survivors include his chil-
dren, Doris of Miami, Howard
of Lake Placid and Robert of
Port St. Lucie; brother, George
A. of Mt. Home, Ark.; five
grandchildren; and seven great-
Visitation will be from 3-4
p.m. today at Scott Funeral
Home in Lake Placid. A funeral
service will follow at 4 p.m. at
the. funeral-.home, with the
Chaplain; Ken Geren officiat-.
ing. Interment will follow at
Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake

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News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005 5A

Yacht club members

throw fete for Arc

of the Florida's Lake Country
Yacht Club will be mooring up
at Lake June Park Saturday
morning and will be giving
some area residents "joy rides."
They're not for everybody
though, it's the annual outing
for members of the Ridge Area
"We do this every year, take
them on boat rides and throw a
picnic for them," said
Commodore Joe Oros of the
yacht club.
He sails an 18-foot Sun Ray
bowrider and will be one of at
least four members who will
captain his vessel around Lake
June throughout the day.
"There'll be a pontoon boat.
and several other power boats,"
Oros said. "I try and let each
one have a turn driving the boat
for a while."
Other members scheduled to-
bring out their watercraft for the
day are Ed Ellig, Charlie Beyer
and Walter Blackwell.
The group comes in during
the morning, then after the boat
rides around the lake, members
have a cookout.
This will be the fifth year for
the event and it's one to which

Arc clients look forward.
Gloria Holder of Arc has
overseen many of the outings.
She said although some of the
participants love the water,
there are others who aren't so
sure. Some, she said, loose their
trepidation once they're at the
"We had one girl who wasn't
going to go but she changed her
mind at the last minute," Holder
said. "She had a good time."
Usually there are about 50
Arc residents who come out for
the annual excursion and pic-
The event was the brainchild
of Sandy Matthews who had a
similar outing with another club
she belonged to.
"Our boat club in New York
used to do it for the nuns from
the area," she said. "So when I
came down here I said, let's
look for another worthy group
who'd enjoy it."
The Arc residents also love
the picnic and there's even
some dancing.
"We have a boom box and
we play music and they do
some dancing," she said.
The yacht club members pro-
vide the food and the manpow-
er to put on the picnic.
"Wauchula Bank gives us the

grill to use and Skip Keeton is
our chef, our grillmaster," she
It's one of the many activities
the club has throughout the
year. Last month they had a
fund-raising fashion show, but
there are other events such as a
progressive dinner cruise, boat-
ing safety courses, a fishing
derby and the Commodore's

"Last weekend we had a one
day trip and went through 14
lakes up in Winter Haven,"
Oros said.
They plan another outing on
May 13-15 when they will trav-
el to Fort Myers and cruise the
Intracoastal Waterway.

"We're going to go see the
Edison and Ford estates and
such," he said.
Oros said there are currently
more than 60 members of the
organization with boats of all
shapes and sizes.
"We have people with jet
skis, pontoon boats but you
don't even have to own a boat
to be a member," he said.
Those wising additional
information about Florida's
Lake Country Yacht Club can
call Oros at 471-6649.

Courtesy photo
Charlotte Carr shows some of the paintings she sells at the Sebring Lions Club flea market. The flea
market is ending its season Saturday with a barbecue.

Lions flea market closes season

Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING The Sebring
Lions Club will end its success-
ful flea market season Saturday
with a benefit barbecue.
Meals will consist of all-you-
can-eat portions of ribs and
chicken with side dishes.
Donations will be $9 per person
for adults and $3 for children 10
and under.
Food will be served from 11

a.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds will be
used to support programs for
the troops in Iraq and sight and
disaster relief.
The flea market will be open
as well, selling tools, arts and
crafts, plants, flowers, cut glass
and collectibles.
Ed Pearson, a Webster-based
tool dealer since October 2004,
returns to enjoy the location and
friendly atmosphere.

Sebring's Charlotte Carr dis-
plays folk art and sells from her
Another vendor, Hans
Anderson, sells a variety of
items cut glass, milk glass,
Mickey Mouse memorabilia
and more. Her inventory
changes weekly.
The market is open from 8
a.m. to 1 p.m. today and


Student show highlights anniversary

SEBRING It's the first
anniversary for the use of the
refurbished "Yellow. House,"
which sits at the Artists Village
in Sebring, and once again this
year it's the annual. Highlands
County High School Art Show.
"This one is bigger than any
one we've had. The house is
just packed with entries," said
Highlands Art League
Administrative Manager Mary
Schuessler. "Sebring, High
School must have over 100.
entries alone."

Schuessler said it wasn't dif-
ficult to find space for all the
"We have racks that we can
hang a lot of paintings on and
there are just tables full of
sculptures," she said. "But we
left the windows nice and clear
so you'll be able to see the
beautiful views."
In addition to public school
art students there will be pieces
on display from private schools
and home-schooled students as
The show will be open for
public viewing from 4-6 p.m.

through Thursday except for
Saturday when it will be open
from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The
gallery will be closed on
The climax of Thursday
evening's reception was the
presentation of the annual
prizes, ribbons and scholar-
Three scholarships of $500
each were awarded to a trio of
seniors. Winners were Philip
Szlosek of Sebring 'High
School, Frank Stanton of
Sebring and Alysae Arehart of
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VFW to honor Viet Nam veterans

SEBRING It's the 30th
anniversary of the end of the
war in Viet Nam.
Last week, Sebring Mayor
George Hensley signed a
proclamation to that effect.
Saturday, April 30, members of
VFW Post Sebring Memorial,
4300 will host a "recognize
Vietnam Veterans" event.
The observance is slated to
be held at VFW Memorial
4300's post home beginning at
"We're going to have a 21-
gun salute and Joseph Dionne
from our Highlands County
Veterans Service Office will be
the keynote speaker," said
Sandra Kicklighter, president of
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post
4300, who organized the event.
Dionne is a sergeant major
with the United States Army
and ~a Viet Nam eraveteran.
- Although he served in

Southeast Asia, Dionne did not
actually serve in country during
the conflict. He said over the
course of his 30-plus years of
service, Dionne has served in
Panama, Grenada, the Gulf War
and Korea among other places.
Following the April 30 cere-
monies, there will be a free
luncheon served at the post at
2011 SE Lakeview Drive.
Bud Tullis is in charge of the
honor guard at the event.
. "We're going to have a 21-
gun salute in respect for our
fallen comrades that died in
Viet Nam," he said.
Tnllis also will he in ''-irge
of the luncheon. ih iuncii will
be served at no charge.
"It's all provided by VFW
Post 4300," he said.
The entree, chicken, is
scheduled to be donated by
Albertsons Food & Drug with
each of the VFW members
bringing in a covered dish....'

"We do not request any of
our Viet Nam veterans or guests
to bring in a covered dish," he
said. "That's handled by the
men's auxiliary, the ladies aux-
iliary and our members."
The Sebring event will be
one of hundreds that will be
held around that date by VFW,
Ladies' Auxiliary and Men's
Auxiliary members nationwide
and overseas as part of VFW's
Vietnam Veterans Recognition
week, May 1 7, this year.
"This is the first time it will
be done in conjunction with
Loyalty day," said Kicklighter.
"This is an excellent oppor-
tunity for the VFW to let our
community know that our
Vietnam veterans, continue to
serve our country and will con-
tinue to make the VFW the
nation's leading veterans organ-
ization." VFW Post 4300
Commander Charles DeVault

TDC opens


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING The Tourist
Development Council will hold
grand opening ceremonies at its
new "Highlands County
Welcome Center" from 5-7
p.m. Thursday, May 5.
The TDC office, 1121 U.S.
27 South, has been under reno-
vation for the past two months
to become more "tourist friend-
ly" for visitors to the facility.
With the additional public
space added, the Avon Park,
Lake Placid and Sebring cham-
bers will each have an informa-
tional display case to highlight
their region.
"We work with each cham-
ber to promote Highlands
County tourism and are very
united in our tourism goals,"
said Pat Taras, tourism director.
A section for attractions, along
with an area set aside for pro-
motion of accommodations/RV
spaces will make the center a
"one-stop" location for visi-
tors/tourists to obtain informa-
tion about the entire county.
There is also a reservation
desk/phone," which will enable
visitors to check on
space/availability and make
immediate reservations county-
"Letters have gone out to all
accommodations locations in
the county asking for their
brochures/photos to display at
the center. Attractions and
restaurants are also invited to
bring their pamphlets, etc., to
the center by April 28 to be
included at the facility. All the
information will be displayed
at no cost. The TDC is also
planning to produce 'A Visitors
Guide to Highlands County' for
distribution to .both the
Welcome Center and mailed
out to other inquiries."
The Welcome Center will be
open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday until
mid June when Saturday hours
will be added.
For details, call 386-1316.

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Motorcyclists headed out EARTH
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OR fad-find ing miss son

SEBRING It's still six
months away but members of
the Heartland Riders
Association are getting ready
for their second annual Run to
the Heartland. The next step
will be this weekend when they
head north on a fact finding
mission. .
The group of emissaries from
the HRA plan to travel to
Leesburg for their ninth annual
Bikefest. It is that event on
which the Sebring gathering is
Hundreds of motorcycle
enthusiasts turned out last
October for the inaugural event
in Sebring. Thousands show up
in Lake County.
Estimates put the 2004
Leesburg event at better than
75,000 participants who filled
local motels and hotels in the
area. Restaurants and local

businesses also benefitted from
the event.
The 2004 rally in Sebring
was muted to a degree, owing
to the still-fresh damage from
the trio of hurricanes that had
pounded the area over a six
week period. That, coupled
with the fact it was the HRA's
first year, brought attendance
somewhat short of the antici-
pated 5,000-10,000 cycles and
HRA President Lane
Bradford said there will be a
new company handling the ven-
dors this year. He is also trying
to make certain that the music
would be a bit different this
year, with fare that would
appeal to a wider group of peo-
The Heartland Riders
Association began in June 2003
with the expressed purpose of
creating a Highlands County
motorcycle gathering.

Those who want to get an up
close and personal view of the
park will have an opportunity
to take either a tram ride or a
hay ride through different
"The tram will run up around
the loop, while the hay ride will
go into the pine flatwoods off
of Tiger Branch which is
near the off road bicycle track,"
she said.
Harris said that there were
2,200 people in a six-hour peri-
od during last year's event and
she anticipated there would be
more this year.
The Earth Day celebration
will officially run from 8 a.m.
until 2 p.m. but there will be
free admission to the park all
day Saturday.
Those wishing more infor-
mation about the Earth Day
celebration may call Highlands
Hammock State Park at 386-
6094 or visit the Web site
www.floridastateparks. org.

Continued from 1A
Drug Awarehess and Resistance
Education, multi-agency task
force, victim's advocate pro-
gram, Serious Habitual
Offender Comprehensive
Action Program, and the juve-
nile curfew directed patrol pro-
gram to prevent youth on pro-
batfion from getting ipto more
crime. .
"I should have known when
my secretary said Nancy
Thomas (event organizer) need-
ed a list of all the things I've
done for the last 20 years,"
Benton said.
She is most pleased that
when cooperation is needed in
Highlands County, agencies
come together in many ways.
"If we can work on mental
health and get a Baker Act cen-
ter, we'll be happy," she added.
Attorney Janette Branham
received the Judge Clifton M.
Kelly Award for "going above
and beyond the call of duty and
the scope of the job with regard
to children in the judicial sys-
tem." She has spent much time

working with the
"Consequences of Crime" pro-
gram and as an advisor to teen
Branham said Kelly, even if
sick, would always want to
know how the Consequences of
Crime program was going.
"He was thrilled that we
would continue his program,"
she said.
The awards
were given at
S the annual Law
Day luncheon
at the Sebring
Civic Center.
This year's
BENTON luncheon was
in honor of
Circuit Judge Jesse Clayr
Barber, who served in the 10th
judicial circuit. When Circuit
Judge Olin Shinholser first took
the bench 15 years ago, he had
several cases left over from his
prosecutor docket. Barber came
down from Bartow to trade
places with Shinholser so he
wouldn't preside over the cases
he had prepared to argue.
Barber, born Aug. 13, 1923,
in Kentucky, died June 12,
2004, in Lake Wales. All three

Continued from 1A
a half page list of concerns for
various county departments,
outside agencies, commercial
businesses and private citizens
to address.
He wants their responses
back in his hands in two weeks
to make sure everyone is on the
same page. Then he will incor-
porate their plans into the coun-
ty's comprehensive emergency
management plan.
Why not sooner?
When asked why he waited
until mid-April, less than two
months before the beginning of
the hurricane season, to talk
about the list of concerns,
Nichols said he didn't wait.

The list was actually com-
piled right after the storms
when local agencies and county
departments were asked for
"A lot of it was addressed
right after the hurricanes in
time for the next (one)," he
Nichols also said the county,
like everyone else, has been
dealing with internal recovery,
infrastructure repairs and reim-
bursements from the Federal
Emergency Management
Agency.. He would have pre-
ferred a full year to revamp the
county's responses,"but that
time has been condensed to the
bare minimum because of
"We're still helping people,"
Nichols said.

Continued from 1A
Executive Decision Group."
Colby has a g(kd for the
- notices of the meeting, minutes
associated with the sessions,
notes, sign-in sheets and deci-
sions made during the meet-
The complaint alleges Colby
had asked both Nichols' assis-
tant Julie Tubbs and Hopton for
the opportunity to review the
records but later was informed
via a fax that he first would
have (o pay to see the docu-
"Please be advised that all
storm information -is contained
in several file boxes, and your
records request requires consid-
erable...' research," wrote
Highlands County Assistant
County Administrator Tom
Portz in his missive. "The board
has adopted a policy for
research that requires the
requestor put down a deposit
before the research is conduct-
Portz estimated the request
would take approximately four
hours of staff time at a cost of
$16.28 per hour.
However, Colby said he
could find no precedent for that.
Instead, he found just the oppo-
"The supreme court said that
a public officer that demands a
sum of money not due, in

excess of what is due or before
it's due commits the crime of
extortion," he said.
Colby maintained that
whether or not the group was a
sunshine committee was irrele-
"Bill Nichols has said they
kept records and if they keep
records, even if they're not a
group that has to give public
notice whatever records they
have are public records," he
Colby talked about the situa-
tion with Attorney for the
Board of County
Commissioners Ross MacBeth
on Wednesday.
He waited until Thursday
afternoon to gi\e the county the
four hturs it had charged him to
get the records.
Colby said county' officials
had distributed information
about the Hurricane. Executive
Decision Group.
"They gave us a detailed
description about this group,
what they do and who is on it,"
Colby said.
During Wednesday's meet-
ing of the Highlands County
Emergency Office of
Communications Hurricane
Preparedness group, Colby
talked with Nichols about giv-
ing notice about ihe meetings
and was told they had kept
notes of the sessions
Reportedly, at press time,
MacBeth had not accepted
service of the action.

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neys, .including Magistrate
Susan Barber-Flood, who sat on
the stage with other members of
the judiciary during the awards
Honored Thursday by Circuit
Court Judge J. David Langford
were Assistant County
Administrator Tom Portz and
County Engineer Ramon
,..Gavarrete for their work in
,overseeing construction of
Expansion and renovation to
both the Highlands County
Courthouse and. Jail.
, Portz thanked the clerk of the
courts office, the judiciary and
the sheriff's office for being
willing to stay and work in the
buildings during construction.
Langford also honored
Senior Director of Court
Services Robert W. Germaine
and Jury Manager Stephanie
Layton for their work in making
the local jury selection process
as-. efficient as possible.
Highlands County typically
needs far fewer than the recom-
mended average jury pool to
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Art students spruce up apes' quarters

WAUCHULA The Wauchula
Center for Great Apes has gotten new
interior decoration thanks to Highlands
County resident Mara Yeates-Trumbo
and her students.
Trumbo is a certified instructor for
the one-stroke painting method. She
and a team of art students put their
knowledge to work in the Baby Apes
wing of the sanctuary.
Donna Dewberry, the creator of the
one-stroke painting technique, was on
hand to cut the ribbon on April 16.
"They decorated one of the night
houses we have here," said Patti
Ragan, the director of the center.
The center recently received several
apes that have been retired from televi-
sion work. Houses are in the process of
being constructed for them.
"We've taken in some orangutans
and some chimpanzees," Ragan said.
"They painted some jungle scenes and
so forth. They're quite lovely really. It
helps enhance the environment for the
apes living at the sanctuary."
Described by Ragan as calming and
comfortable, the scene is an assembly
of banana trees, palm trees and flowers.
"The apes know what they're looking
at. They visualize the pictures," she
The night house, a single room facili-

Tina Gilbert, office manager at The
Wauchula Center for Great Apes, cuddles,
%ith one of the residents, Knuckles.'

Artist Mara-Yeates Trumbo (right) pres-
ents the painting that was awarded
through a silent auction.
ty for smaller apes, was painted by the
women. The artists plan to come back
to decorate two more night houses that
are under construction.
"The houses are built next to the out-
door habitat and are extremely strong.
They're designed to give them shelter
during the storms and they're heated in
cold weather," she said.
New residents include an orangutan
who most recently was a recurring
character in the NBC daytime drama
"He's retired, and he's here now,"
said Ragan, who is adamantly opposed
to the use of apes as television actors.
"They're only used when they're
babies, and we would really like to edu-
cate the public to understand that in
order to use them on television and in
entertainment they are pulled from their
mothers when they are infants. They
should still be with their mothers for
the next five years."
The Center for Great Apes is located
in Hardee County and is not open to the
public. Ragan said her mission was to
try to keep these primates out of road-
side zoos or biomedical labs and
instead provide them with sanctuary
It operates through donations and-
volunteer efforts.

Courtesy photo
Donna Dewberry (left) and Patti Ragan unveil new interior decoration in the Baby
Apes wing of The Center for Great Apes. Dewberry is the creator of the one-stroke
painting technique; Ragan is the director of the center. Dewberry visited the
Wauchula-based sanctuary on April 16 to see painting that was done by Lake Placid
one-stroke painting instructor Mara Yeates-Trumbo and her students.
new Baby
Apes wing

Donna Dewberry
visits The
Wauchula Center
for Great Apes
with her grandson,
Christian, and
husband, Marc.

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NYSE Composite
US 100
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15,000 lbs.- cents per lb.
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Jul 05 96.60 95.00 96.00 +.
Sep 05 97.10 96.00 96.75 +.
Wed's sales 2382
Wed's open int 32926, off 670'
40,000 Ibs.- cents per lb.
Apr05 91.70 90.80 91.40 +.:
May 05 85.20
Jun 05 86.00 85.25 85.45 -J
Wed's sales 20745
Wed's open int 137907, off 704
50,000 Ibs.- cents per lb.
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May05 107.12 106.35 106.60
Aug05 108.65 107.67 107.72 -
Wed's sales 4417
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May05 371.5 361.5 362.0 -S
Jul 05 368.5 358.6 359.3 -E
Sep05 355.7 350.3 352.8 -4
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Wed's open int 4436, off 45

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Citigrp N 50.18 42.10 1.40 46.27+.14
CocaBtl 0 59.15 51.25 2.10 51.52 -.06
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April 21,2005

Dow Jones f .
Industrials 10,218.60

composite 1,962.41

Standard &
Poor's 500 .159.95

Russell .

2000 598.98

NYSE diary
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Declined: 871 23
New lows
Unchanged: 145 66

Volume: .2,298,099,640

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Unchanged: 138 105
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37,500 lbs.- cents per lb.
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112,000 'bs.- cents per lb.
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News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005

(- News and events

Funds now
available for
seniors in need
Nu-Hope of Highlands
County has funds available
for assisting low-income sen-
iors who are currently experi-
encing home energy crisis.
Proof of a delinquent elec-
tric bill in danger of cut off is
required, along with proof of
income, social security card
and photo identification for
all residing in the household.
Funding is limited.
For more information, call
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday at

Cub Scouts
SEBRING Parents of
young boys face a lot of
choices in afterschool activi-
ties and Scouting should be
Boys want to have fun,
while parents want them to
learn positive values and
skills that will last a lifetime.
Anyone who has a boy who
is about to enter first through
fifth grade, Cub Scouting
may be exactly what they are
looking for. Generations of
American men have partici-
pated in and benefited from
Cub Scouts and the experi-
ence of serving millions of
participants over almost a
century has enabled the
Scouting program to make
Cub Scouting one of the most
exciting and rewarding pro-
grams available to all fami-
Cub Scouts play sports,
explore nature, make new
friends, go camping, go. fish-
ing, learn skills, do service
projects, earn awards and
more. Learn about Cub
Scouts while having fun. Join
Cub Scout Pack 846 for an
evening of Scouting Skills
from 6:30-8:30-p.m today in
the. Family Life Center of
First United Methodist
Church of Sebring, 126 S.
Pine St. (across from the
Sebring Middle School).
For more information or
questions, call Angie
Thompson at 382-8631.

Junior Joeys
class starting
in June
AVON PARK Toby the
Clown Foundation Inc. will
be starting a class for Junior
Joeys from 9 a.m. to noon
June 6-10 at the Highland
Shrine Club, 2606 State Road
17 South.
Junior Joeys are young
people, ages 8-15, wishing to
become clowns. The founda-
tion is a non-profit 501(c)3
organization. The Optimist
Club of Sebring and Jim's
Auto Salvage have agreed to
help sponsor this program,
however additional sponsors
are needed to help cover the
cost of these classes.
A parent or guardian must
sign an application form and
must accompany the child to

and from classes. The chil-
dren will be taught by sea-
soned clown instructors. The
courses to be taught will
include clown makeup, cos-
tuming, magic, balloon sculp-
ture and much more.
Class size is limited and
applications are currently
being taken. For further infor-
mation and enrollment, call
Francis "Choo Choo" Yorio
at 465-2780 or Dennis
"Bobber" Koranda at 382-

VFW sponsors
Biloxi getaway
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 9853 is hosting a four-
day, three-night getaway to
Biloxi at the Beau Rivage
May 31 through June 3 on the
Dream Coach.
Cost is $159 per person,
double occupancy is $235.
Single, lots of goodies includ-
ed plus $45, from Beau
Rivage available. Only have
four rooms left. Payment due
May 1. Call Rita Dawson at

VFW serving
AVON PARK Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 9853
Men's Auxiliary, at 75 N.
Olivia Drive, will be serving
breakfast from 8-11 a.m.
Menu includes eggs, home
fries, sausage, grits, pancakes,
juice and coffee for a dona-
tion of $4.

Red Cross
plans training
for course
Highlands County Service
Center of the American Red
Cross is hosting an instructor
training class-from 9. a.m. to 5
p.m. Monday through
The cost for the course is
Teaching lifesaving skills
is only possible through the
help of health and safety
instructors. The American
Red Cross is looking for peo-
ple who care about the safety
of others and are willing to
devote a little of their time to
make the world a safer place.
All classes are at the
Service Center, 1430
Lakeview Drive. Pre-registra-
tion and pre-payment is
required. Call the chapter
office at 386-4440 to register
or for more information about
Red Cross programs.

Lodge sets
AVON PARK Poinciana
Lodge 227 Free and Accepted
Masons is hosting a barbecue
Saturday at the Shrine Club
building, 2604 State Road 17,
between Avon Park and

Quality Inn

Conference Center

Aff,7711=~- -1-7M

Your Home Away From Home

For Overnight or Monthly Stays

Reunions or Receptions
That Are Sure To Bring You Praise

Quality Inn & Conference Center
6525 US Hwy 27 N Sebring, FL 33870

Book Your Next Meeting or Banquet Now!
Call Kate Roman 863-385-4500

Menu is barbecue ribs,
coleslaw, potato salad and
iced tea for a donation of $7.

Open barrel
clinic planned
Bridles 4-H Club will be
hosting an Open Barrel Clinic
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday at the Highlands
County 4-H Arena featuring
Cheryl Mann, a Lake Wales
Participants must bring
their current coggins, helmet
and provide their own lunch.
This clinic is limited to 10
participants. Call Beth Bohan
at 385-5848 for clinic details
and to reserve a spot.

Kokomo event
to benefit
Ridge.Area Arc
Saturday night
Area Arc island-themed "An
Evening in Kokomo" fund-
raising dinner will be from 6-
9 p.m. Saturday at the
Candlelight Restaurant.
Tickets for the event are
$50 and include full dinner,
dessert, all-you-can-drink
margaritas, Budweiser beer,
sodas and water.
Orlando's Landsharks
Band will fill the air with the
sounds of Jimmy Buffet and
Bob Marley as islanders
enjoy Caribbean-style cui-
sine. There will be something
for everyone; beef and chick-
en with a Caribbean kick, as
well as gourmet grilled vege-
tarian dinners, frozen margar-
itas, Budweiser beer, Coca
Cola products, and much
more. Proceeds from the
evening will help to fund
Arc's programs for people
with developmental disabili-
If interested in tickets or
more information about Arc's
Kokomo event, call 452-
1295, ext. 106.

Bach provides
music at VFW
AYON PARK Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 9853
will host music by Frank
Bach from 6-9 p.m. Sunday.

Tourist tax
group meets
SEBRING There will
be a Highlands County Lakes
Association Tourist Tax
Projects Committee meeting
at 8 a.m. Monday in the
Purchasing Conference Room
at 4344 George Blvd.
The public is invited to

Children's Museum extends

hours during summertime

First time for
museum to open
on Monday
SEBRING Each week
children can drop in to the
Children's Museum of the
Highlands, play with the
exhibits and participate in these
extra events.
All activities are free with
museum admission. And now,
for the first time, this summer
the museum also will be open
on Monday. The regular hours
will resume when school starts.
The weeks planned are as
May 31 through June 4:
Spin Art Be creative with
paint and a salad spinner, the
museum will show children
how to make a masterpiece to
take home. The museum will be
closed May 30 for Memorial
June 6-11: Fancy Mask
Week The museum has its
regular mask area, but get ready
to make a beautiful butterfly
mask or a silly vegetable mask.
Of course, when children are
done, they can take it home to
June 13-18: Daddy Days
- Join the museum as it helps
kids make a special Father's
Day present for their dads.
June 20-25: Celebrate
Calder Alexander Calder
invented the mobile in the early
1920s. Stop by and see if chil-
dren can create one of their own
in his style.
June 27 through July 2:
Hats Off to Summer This
week children can create their
own hat to wear for fun. Will it

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be silly or very pretty. It's all up
to the children.
July 5-9: Red, White and
Blue Week This is the week
to celebrate this nation. Stop by
and make a red, white and blue
friendship bracelet to keep or
share., The museum will be
closed July 4 in honor of this
July 11-16: Paper Bag'
Puppet Stop by this week
and create your own pet that
never needs to be fed. The
museum will show children
how to make either a dog or a
July 18-23: Treasure Hunt
- Everybody loves this week,
the museum does it every sum-
mer. Drop by and follow the
clues to find the hidden treas-
ure. The museum has two dif-
ferent hunts, one for readers
and one for non-readers.
July 25-30: Mini Obstacle
Course How fast can you
move through the mini obstacle
course? This course will take
balance and skill to finish.
Children can compete against
friends or just try it out.
Aug. 1-6: Candy Bingo -
This is a sweet way to end the
summer. Every hour. the muse-
um will have a round of candy
bingo. Play the game, eat your

playing pieces and when the
game is over, maybe you will
win a prize.
The Children's Museum of
the Highlands purpose is to pro-
vide a safe area for children
(ages 1-12) to learn and
explore. Through exhibits and
ongoing programs, the museum
will provide a way for kids to
enhance their curiosity, develop
their imagination and learn
about a variety of experiences.
Museum hours are from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, closed Sunday and
Monday. Special extra summer
hours (beginning June 6 and
ending Aug. 1) will be 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Monday. Admission is
$3 per person, including adults.
Children must be accompanied
by an adult. Yearly member-
ships are available.
Check out Discovery Camps
for summer day camp fun for
elementary age students. Call
the museum at 385-5437 for
information or go to the Web
site at childrensmuseumhigh-

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The Calendar provides a brief
listing of local clubs and
organizations who meet on a
regular basis. It is the respon-
sibility of the group to update
the News-Sun on any changes
in this listing by calling 385-
6155, ext. 528.

POST 25 hosts a fish fry from
5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S.
27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6.
Shrimp also is available for
same price. Open to the pub-
lic. Tickets in the lounge on
Friday night.
POST 74 has karaoke from
6:30-9:30 p.m. at the post, 528
N. Pine St., Sebring. For
details, call 471-1448.
meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club
plays blind darts at 7 p.m. at
the club, 12921 U.S. 98,
Sebring. Fori details call 655-
STUDY meets 8:30 a.m.,
Sandy's Circle Cafe, Sebring.
Call Jay Hazelton at 655-3717
for details.
2661 has a catfish and grouper
buffet from 5:30-8 p.m. at the
lodge. Live music is from,
6:30-10:30 p.m. Open to
members and their guests. For
details, call 699-1429.
CLUB meets at noon on the
fourth Friday at the Lake
Placid, Elks, except in June,

July and August. All Masons
and their ladies are welcome.
For reservations or informa-
tion, call 465-3038.
serves wings, fish and burgers
at 6 p.m. Music provided from
7-11 p.m. Pool tournament is
at 8 p.m. Open to members
and qualified guests only.
10 a.m. second and fourth
Friday at Sebring Grace
Brethren Church, 3626
Thunderbird Road, Sebring.
For more information, call
Margaret Sager at 386-0414.
CLUB plays at 12:30 p.m. at
347 Femleaf, Sebring.
1529 serving buffet dinner
from 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests
invited. Dance music in ball-
room at 7 p.m. Dinner and
dance is $9 donation. For
reservations, call 385-8647 or
has a flea market from 8 a.m.
to 1 p.m. every Friday and
Saturday at the clubhouse,
3400 Sebring Parkway. Just
Country provides music from
7-9:30 p.m. every Friday,
expect Christmas, Eve and
New Year's Eve, for families,
to listen to and dance. The
snack bar is open. For more:
details, call David Bliss at
ATION CLUB plays bridge at
1 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate
Ave. Summer memberships
available. For details, call 385-

2966 and leave a name, num-
ber and message. Call will be
LAKE PLACID has begin-
ning computer at 1 p.m.; kids
tennis lessons at 4 p.m.
CENTER is open from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday offering
free continental breakfast and
dining at 11:45 a.m. for sen-
iors at 3015 Herring Ave.,
Sebring (across from Comcast
Cable). For more details and
information on other services,
call 385-4697.
meet at the Teamster's Local
444 Union Hall at 211
Potontoc St., Aubumdale at 11
a.m. on the last Friday of the
month (except June, July and
August). For details, call Paul
Thomas at 471-9684.
hosts a fish fry at 5:30 p.m.
every fourth Friday at the
post, 1224 County Road 621
East, Lake Placid. For more
details, call 699-5444.
serves pizza from 5:30-7 p.m.
and music is from 6-9 p.m. at
the post, 2011 SE Lakeview
Drive, Sebring. For details,
call 385-8902..

* AL ANON meets at 10 a.m.
at the First Presbyterian
Church, 118 N. Oak St., Lake
Placid. For details, call 699-

POST 25 serves sirloin burg-
ers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake
Placid. Jam session is from 2-
4 p.m. The lounge hours are
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday
through Saturday and 1-9 p.m.
Sunday. Members and guests
POST 69 in Avon Park serves
dinner at 5 p.m. and music is,
from 6-9 p.m.
POST 74 in Sebring has
karaoke from 6-9 p.m. For
details, call 471-1448
LIBRARY has a free Adult
Film Series at noon. For
details, call 452-3803.
riding program runs, from 9-1.1
a.m. every Wednesday,
Thursday and Saturday at the
4-H horse arena near the
Highlands County Extension
Office on George Boulevard
in Sebring. If interested in par-
ticipating, contact Jennifer
Carnahan at 202-0307.
CLUB meets 9:30 a.m. fourth
Saturday of the month in the
Democratic Party
Headquarters, 4216,Sebring
Parkway, Sebring. For details,
call 385-7055.
meets 7 p.m., 3909 Kenilworth
Blvd., Sebring.
MOUS meets at 5:30 p.m. at
the Lakeside house, 1513 S.

Highlands Ave., Avon Park.
For details, call the 24-hour
hotline 1-800-850-7347 or
(941) 616-0460.
CLUB, 2604 State Road 17-
.N., has a flea market from 8
a.m. to 2 p.m. at the club. For
details, call 382-2208.
MOUS meets at 10:30 a.m. at
First Presbyterian Church,
Oak Street, Lake Placid. For
more details, call 382-1821.
has a flea market from 8 a.m.
to 1 p.m. every Friday and
Saturday at the clubhouse,
3400 Sebring Parkway. For
more details, call David Bliss
at 385-1185.
ATION CLUB plays pin
shuffleboard at 6:30 p.m. at
333 Pomegranate Ave.
Summer memberships avail-
able. For details, call: 385-
2966 and leave a name, num-
ber and message. Call will be
serves breakfast from 8-11
a.m. every second and fourth
Saturday at the post, 1224
County Road 621 East, Lake
Placid. For more details, call
serves a meal for $6 from
5:30-7 p.m. and music is from
6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE
Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For
details, call 385-8902.

* AMVETS POST 21, serve
12 ounce New York strip steak

dinner from 4-6 p.m. on fourth
Sunday at 2029 U.S. 27 S.
Cost is $7.50. For details, call
MOUS meets at 8 p.m. at the
Lakeside house, 1513 S.
Highlands Ave., Avon Park.
For details, call the 24-hour
hotline 1-800-850-7347 or
(941) 616-0460.
CLUB, 2604 State Road 17-
N., has a music show with the
Lake Bonnet Pickers from 2-4
p.m. from Nov. 28 to March
27, 2005. Admission is $2.
Refreshments available. For
details, call 382-2208.
has karaoke in the pavilion.
Horseshoes played at 9:30
a.m. Food available at 4 p.m.
Open to members and quali-
fied guests only.
plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the
post, 1224 County Road 621
East, Lake Placid. For details,
call 699-5444.
plays euchre at 1:30 p.m. and'
E&J Karaoke is from 4:30-
7:30 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE
Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For
details, call 385-8902.
euchre, 1 p.m. in the canteen
in Avon Park. Open to mem-
bers and guests only. Music is
provided from 5-8 p.m. The
public is invited.


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Children's Museum offers camp in new building

Discovery Camp

beats, summer

SEBRING Have some fun
this summer in the Children's
Museum of the Highlands new
camp building.
The Children's Museum
offers a wonderful way to fight
summer boredom, have hands
on fun and maybe even -
learn. Discovery Camp is a fan-
tastic way to pass the summer
days with a variety of arts and
crafts, games, puzzles all cen-
tered around one weekly theme.
The daily visit to the Children's
Museum to play with all of the
wonderful exhibits is just an
added bonus. Each camp is
taught by a Highlands County
teacher and is open to children
who have finished kindergarten
up through children who have
finished fifth grade.
The camp runs from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m., each day for a full week.
Early drop off and late pick up
will be available for an extra
fee. This is the seventh year of
camp and the first year in its
very own camp building.
Access to the camp classroom
will be from the alley behind
the museum. There will be a
worker there to direct families.
Sessions to be offered this

summer include the following:
June 6-10: Wild Things, by
teacher Liz Sisson Do you
wait to go where the "wild
things" are? Join this week for
an animal safari where every-
one will learn about wild ani-
mals and their habitats. Lions,
tigers and bears are just a few of,
the beasts that everyone will
learn about as they explore ani-
mals that share this planet and
capture everyone's hearts.
June 13-17: Weird Science
by teacher Liz Sisson Have
you ever considered yourself a
"Mad Scientist?" This whole
week children will be perform-
ing some "wild and crazy"
experiments. The scientific
process has never been so much
fun. Everyone will want to
spend some time in the
Discovery Camp laboratory.
June 20-24: Cooking Up
Fun by teacher Liz Sisson -
Calling all "Camp Chefs-in-
training." Children will have a
whole week of cooking fun
planned with new recipes to
tempt their taste buds. This year
the museum will have a brand
new kitchen in its new camp
building to break in. Join for a
"tasty" camp experience and
whip up some fun in the
June 27 through July 1:
Native Americans by teacher
Linda Slicker Imagine roam-

ing the Great Plains hunting
buffalo and meeting different
Native American tribes. As chil-
dren observe the tribes, they
will notice their dress, medi-
cines and dances. Read their
drawings and learn how the
tribes communicated with each
other. Kids will build their own
teepee and explore different
types of homes. Find out how
the Native Americans traded
and what they needed to live.
Children will explore dreams,
dances and chanting while mak-
ing crafts such as jewelry,
dream catchers and sand paint-
July 5-8: The Storm Did
It! by teacher Gay Vaughn -
Spend a week learning about
how storms affect living things.
Learn about rebirth, compost
critters and how nature adjusts
to storms. Children will be
growing things and checking
out worms what do they do
and why are they good for the
environment? Use a microscope
to get a close up view of dirt
and decomposers.
July 11-15: Float Your
Boat by teacher Gay Vaughn -
Learn all about pontoon boats,
kayaks, paddleboats, fishing
boats, cruise ships and tankers
all types of boats and ships.
Learn the difference between a
ship, a boat and a yacht. Find
put about boat safety what

happens if you stand up in a
boat? Kids will design and cre-
ate their own boat to float down
a river. Can you win a race?
July 18-22: Around the
World in Five Days by teacher
Brenda Huggins Grab your
passport, come aboard and tour
the world in five days. First stop
is Italy for some great Italian
fun. After that, kids will head
south to Africa on a safari. India
is just around the corner with
its' wondrous jewels. Soar into
Japan and enjoy the art of origa-
mi. Children will finish the
week with a smashing pinata at
the tasty fiesta in Mexico.
July 25-29: Delicious
Desserts by teacher Brenda
Huggins Children will get to
make yummy sweets for their
tummies. Invent desserts that
tempt the smallest to the largest
sweet tooth. They will look and
smell as good as they taste. Beat
some eggs, whip some cream,
measure the ingredients and
create the dessert of your
The camps will be from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Campers
should bring a bag lunch.
Campers may not be left off
more than 15 minutes before
the start of the camp and may be
picked up no later than 15 min-
utes after the end of camp
unless registered for camp care.
The cost for each week is $70

per week. Non-members pay a
$10 registration fee. Camp care
is an extra $15 per week per
family. Payment must accompa-
ny the registration form. A 50
percent refund will be given if
requested more than one week
prior to the camp. No refunds
will be given less than a week
before the camp begins. No reg-

istrations will be taken over the
Children who have finished
kindergarten through children
that have finished fifth grade
are eligible.
For more information or to
request a registration form, call
385-5437 or stop by the muse-
um at 219 N. Ridgewood Drive.

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in this directory, call the News-
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Christ Fellowship Church
(Assembly of God), 2935 New Life
Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching
His Doctrine; and Awaiting His
Coming. "Worshiping God in Spirit
and in Truth." Sunday School, 9
a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;
Evening Worship, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor
Eugene Haas. Phone 471-0924;
Church phone, 386-4419.
a First Assembly of God, 4409
Kenilworth Blvd. The Rev. Wilmont
McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10
a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS
Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship,
7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night,
(Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth
Group, Royal Rangers,
Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-


Avon Park Lakes Baptist
Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd.,
Avon Park, FL 33825. Christ cen-
tered and biblically based. Sunday
worship services, 11 a.m. and 6
p.m. Nursery facilities are available.
Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday
and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Bible class-
es at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all
ages. Choir practice at 4:45 p.m.
Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556.
Minister, Rev. R.L. Polk home
phone 635-0053.
Bethany Baptist Church,
(GARBC), Christ-centered,
Biblically based, family focused
church on 798 C-17A South, Avon
Park, FL (comer of SR-17 and C-
17A Truck Route). Pastor: David L.
Conrad. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.;
Morning Worship 11 a.m.; Evening
Service, 6 p.m.; AWANA Club for
children age 3 to sixth grade is 6:45-
8:15 p.m. Wednesday. Conquerors
for Christ teen group (with Pastor
Ben Kurz) and Adult Prayer and
Praise time meet at 7 p.m.
Wednesday. Nursery care is provid-
ed for all services. For more infor-
mation, phone 452-1136.
Faith Missionary Baptist
Church, off State Road 17 North of
Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.
Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning
Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship,
6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.
WOCX Channel 5 (Comcast 12)
Sunday 10 a.m. Ron Smith, Pastor.
Phone 386-5055.
Fellowship Baptist Church, 700
Maxwell St., Avon Park, FL 33825.
Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;
Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening
Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday:
Evening Service, 7 p.m.;
Children/Youth/Young Adult
Ministries, 7 p.m. Michael Roberts,
Pastor. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax:
453-6986. E-mail: fellowsh@stra-
First Baptist Church of Avon
Park, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park.

Regular Sunday schedule: 8:30
a.m. Orchestra rehearsal, 9 a.rm.
Library open, 9:30 a.m. Sunday
School, 10 a.m. Spanish Bible
Study (chape), 10:30 a.m. Library
open, 11 a.m. Morning Worship, 11
a.m. Spanish Worship Service, 5
p.m. ESL, 5:45 p.m. Youth choir,
5:45 p.m. Discipleship Training,,
6:30 p.m. Spanish Worship Service
(chapel), 7 p.m. Evening Worship
Service. ESL Tuesday schedule:
9-10 a.m. computer class; 10 a.m.
to noon conversational English; 7-9
p.m. computer class and conversa-
tional English. Regular Wednesday
schedule: 3:15-5:30 p.m. youth
(seventh through eighth) after
school program, 5 p.m. Family Night
Supper, 6 p.m. Children's choir
rehearsals, 6;15 p.m. youth activi-
ties, 6:30 p.m. Prayer meeting and
adult choir rehearsal, 7 p.m. Bible
studies and mission groups, 9 p.m.
College Bible Study (FLC). Nursery
open for all services. Telephone
453-6681. Dr. Vemon Harkey, pas-
* First Baptist Church of Lake
Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine
Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 mid-
way between Sebring and Lake
Placid). Your place for family, friends
and faith. Sunday morning worship
services are 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Nursery is provided for both servic-
es with Children's Church at 11 a.m.
Life changing Bible Study for all
ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Join Sr.
Pastor Greg Penna in.a wonderful
time of worship that features rele-
vant messages based on God's
Word. Associate Pastor Allen
Altvater leads the youth in their
quest to become more like Christ.
Sunday night worship at 6.
-Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer
meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth
worship in the youth facility, and
missions training for all children.
Call the church at 655-1524 or
Pastor Greg Penna at 386-0679.
* First Baptist Church of Lorida
located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida.
Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.
for all ages. Sunday worship servic-
es are at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Preschool care is provided at the 11
a.m. worship service. Wednesday
evening, a youth group meets at 7
p.m. and is for grades seventh
through 12th. Also at 7 p.m., is a
prayer service followed by adult
choir rehearsal at 8 p.m. First Lorida
is the "Place to discover God's
love." Marcus Marshall, senior pas-
tor. Randy Chastain, associate pas-
tor. Mike Ford, bus captain. Bus
rides to Sunday School and 11 a.m.
worship service are provided for
children grades first through adults
by calling 655-1878. For more infor-
mation about the church or the min-
istries offered, call 655-1878.
* Florida Avenue Baptist Church,
710 Wst. Bell St., Avon Park, FL
'33825. Sunday: Service, 8:30 a.m.;
Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Service,
10:45 a.m. Wednesday night:
Mealtime for children, 6:15 p.m.;
Games, 6:40 p.m.; Adult Bible
Study, 7 p.m. Youth Group (seventh
through 12th grade), 7 p.m.; Agape
Club (3 year olds through sixth
grade), 7 p.m. Nursery provided.
Pastor: Scott Waldron. 453-5339.
Independent Baptist Church,

5704 County Road 17 South,
Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School
- 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship -
10:30 a.m. Sunday evening 6
p.m. Wednesday service 7 p.m.
Fundamental, soul-winning, mis-
sion-minded, King James Bible
Church. Dr. John Hankins, pastor.
Larry Ruse, youth pastor.- Phone .
655-1899. Bus transportation. '-
* Maranatha Baptist ,,Qurich
(GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd.,
Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east
of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle
Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9
a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.;
Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week
service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily
Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m.,
Hamman Hall. Pastor Kenneth L.
Andrus; Associate Pastors, Rev.
Robert Rowland and Rev. Duane
Bell. Phone 382-4301.
* Sparta Road Baptist Church,
(SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Mike
Adams, Pastor. Sunday School,
9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning
Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening
Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday:
Prayer/Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Choir
practice 8 p.m. Nursery provided.
For information, call 382-0869.
* Southside Baptist Church
(GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave.,
Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor;
Chuck Pausley, Youth Pastor; Ralph
0. Bums, Assistant to the Pastor.
Sunday School for all ages, 9:30
a.m.; Morning Worship Service,
10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6:30
p.m. Wednesday: Awana kinder-
garten through fifth grade, 6:30
p.m.; Youth Meeting for Teens. 6:30
p.m. Adult Midweek Prayer and
Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for
under age 3 is available at all serv-
ices. Provisions for handicapped
and hard-of-hearing. Office phone.
* Spring Lake Baptist Church,
7408 Valencia Road, Sebring, FL
33876. Phone: 655-2610. Contact:
Richard E. Meyer. Independent, fun-
damental, affiliated with the
GARBC. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.
Sunday morning service, 10:45
a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6
p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting
and Bible study, 7 p.m.
* Sunridge Baptist Church,
(SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27
and Valerie, across from Florida
Hospital), Sebring. Dr. George R.
Lockhart, Pastor; Michael D. Paris,
Minister of Music; and Nathan
Didway, Director of Student
Ministries. Sunday School, 9;30
a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship,
10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening
Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer,
6 p.m.; Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Youth
Worship, 6:30 p.m. and Team Kids,
6:30 p.m. Nursery provided Sunday
and Wednesday. For information,
call 382-3695.


* St. Catherine Catholic Church,
820 Hickory St., Sebring (mailing
address: Parish Office, 882 Bay St.,
Sebring, FL 33870), 385-0049. The
Rev. Jose Gonzalez. Masses -
Saturday Vigil: 5 p.m. Sunday: 8
a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon Spanish
Mass. Confessions: 4-4:45 p.m.
Saturday (or on request). Daily
Mass, 8 a.m. Monday through


Friday. Faith Formation Classes for
grades kindergarten through fifth, 9-
10:15 a.m. Sunday in the parish hall
(Rebecca Propst. coordinator of
Faith Formation for grades kinder-
garten through eighth, 385-7844.)
The Edge Program for grades sixth
through eighth is from 645-8.15
p.m. Wednesday in the Youth
Center (Rebecca Propst) Life Teen
for high school students from 6:30-
8:30 p.m. Sunday ir the Youth
Center. (William Sr. and Sandy
Manint, youth ministers. 382-2222)
Adult Faith Formation and people
waiting to be Catholic in the Youth
Center from 7-9 p.m. Thursday.
(William Manint Sr., program direc-
tor, 385-0049). Choir rehearsal from
7-9 p.m. Wednesday in church.
Robert Gillmore, director of music.
* St. James Catholic Church,
3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid,
465-3215. Father Vincent Llaria,
Pastor. Mass schedule: Summer
(May 1 to Oct. 31.) Saturday Vigil, 4
p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.;
Weekdays, 9 a.m. Winter (Nov. 1 to
April 30) Saturday, 4 p.m.;
Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.;
Weekdays 9 a.m and Holy Days 8
a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first
Saturday at 9 a.m.


* Community of Christ, Avon
Park/Sebring, 3240 Grand Prix
Drive, Sebring Country Estates.
(behind Wai-Mart). Sunday servic-
es: 10 a.m., Sunday School, 11 a.m.
Worship service Wednesday: 7
p.m. Prayer service Marcia Roark,
Pastor Phone 655-5379 or 382-
2631 World Church Mission: We
proclaim Jesus Christ and promote
communities of toy, hope, love and
* Eastside Christian Church, 101
Peace Ave., Lake Placid. FL 33852
(two miles east of U.S. 27 on
County Road 621), 465-7065. Web
site: itww.eastsidecc.org. S C.
Couchr, minister; cell phone 464-
2845 or home, 699-2617. Sunday
Worship Celebration with the Lord's
Supper each week 10:15 a m. Youth
Church with Martha Crosbie. direc-
tor at 11 a.m. Janet Couch, choir
director. Thelma Hall,. organist.
Wednesday: Praise and Prayer,
6:30 p.m.; Choir rehearsal, 7:35
p.m. "Building for ALL generations."
"God is able to do immeasurably
more than we ask or imagine by His
powerful Spirit at work within us."
Ephesians 3:20.
N First Christian Church, 1016 W.
Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825;
453-5334. Bill Raymond, minister.
Steve Bishop, youth minister.
Sunday: 9 a.m. Bible School, 10
a.m. Worship, 6 p.m. Evening
Study. Tuesday: 6:15 p.m. Choir.
Wednesday: 6:45 p.m. Youth
Groups and Adult Study. Nursery is
always provided.
* First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ), 510
Poinsettia Ave., (corner of
Poinsettia and Eucalyptus),
Sebring, FL 33870. The Rev.
Juanita S. Roberts, supply pastor;
Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning
Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Kids
Connection, 2 p.m.
* Sebring Christian Church, 4514
Hammock Road, Sebring, FL

33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher;
Sam Wirick-Velez, Youth Ministe-,
Cora Schwingel, Children's Director
Sunday Worship, 9:30 a m Sunday
School, 11 a.m Sunday Evening
Worship, 6 p m.; Wednesday night
meals. 5 p m and Wednesday
Bible Study, 6 p m. Phone 382-


* Christian Science Society, 146
N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
Morning Worship & Sunday School.
Testimonial Meetings each 2nd &
4th Wednesday at 5 p.m. A free
public Reading Room, located at the
church, is open Tuesday and
Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


* Church of the Brethren, 700 S.
Pine St., Sebring, -FL 33870
Sunday. Church School, 9 a.m;
Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m
Wednesday: All Day, Ladies Aid,.
Family Night Supper, 5:30 p.m.;
Children and Youth Clubs, 6-30
p.m.; Adult Forum. 6:30 p m;
Temple Choir, 7:30 p m. The Rev
Cecil D. Hess, Pastor. The Rev.
Wendell Bohrer, Associate Pastor.
Phone 385-1597.
* Lorida Church of the Brethren
on Bay Street, three blocks soulh of
U.S. 98, P.O Box 149. Lorida, FL
33857. Phone 655-1466. Sunday
School classes for children, youth
arid adults at 9:30 a.m. Chrislian
worship at 10:30 a.m. Varied pro0
grams at 7 p.m. Pastor, Rev. John


* Avon Park Church of Christ,
200 S. Forest Ave., Avon Park, FL
33825. Minister: Larry Roberts.
Sunday Worship Services, 10:30
a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities
are available at every service. Bible
Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and
Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered
classes for all ages. Church phone:
* Community Bible Church -
Churches of Christ in Christian
Union, (Orange Blossom
Conference Center) 1400 C-.17A
North '(truck route), Avon Park.
Presenting Jesus Christ as the
answer for time and eternity.
Sunday morning worship service,
10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior
Church activities at same time for K-
6 grade. Sunday.School Bible hour
(all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation
available.) Sunday evening praise
and worship service, 6 p.m.
Wednesday evening prayer service,
7 p.m. Children and youth activities
at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is
welcome, please come worship with
us. Tom Schankweiler, Pastor.
Phone 453-6052.
* Sebring Parkway Church of
Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway,
Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.
Minister: Bryan Naugle. We would
like to extend an invitation for you
and your family to visit with us here
at Sebring Parkway. Our hours of
service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9
a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10
a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6
p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7

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* Living Waters Church of God,
4571 Sparta Road, SeDnng, FL
33875. Sunday opportunities:
Homecoming Worship, 8 am,rn tradi-
tional and southern gospel music;
Sunday School 9:45 a m.;
Encounter Worsnip, nursery, kids
church. 10.30 a m, Adoracion en
Espanol. 1 p m Choir Practice,
5 30 p.m, and Camp Meeting. 6:30
p.m. (LasI Sunday of every month.
Newcomer's dessert) Tuesday.
C'mon guys. pastor's prayer part-
ners. 6 a.m.- Bread of Lite Food
Pantry. 4-6 p.m.; and Prayer
Meeting (en Espanol). 7 p.m.
Wednesday- Wednesday night min-
istries. 7 p.m, and Worship team
rehearsals, 8:15 p.m Home groups
meel various days. times and loca-
tions. Call 385-8772 for details, en
Espanol 385-4289.


* First Church of the Nazarene of
Sebring, 420 Pine St.. Sebring.
Sunday: Sunday School begins at
9.45 a m for all ages: Morning
Worship at 10:45 a.m., Service at 6
p.m Wednesday evening service at
7 p m. with special services for cnil-
dren. youth and adults Special
services once a month for seniors
nPrime Timers), and young adults
and families. Call for details at 385-
0400 Pastor Emmett Garrison.
Associate Pastor Tim Taylor


* The Episcopal Church of the
Redeemer. Sunday morning satel-
lite location is South Florida
Community College University
Center, 600 East College Drive,
Avon Park. Follow the signs. Holy
Communion and Traditional Music,
8:30 a.m.; Sunday School and Adult
Bible Study, 10:15 a.m.; Holy
Communion and Contemporary
Music, 11 a.m. Join us at our satel-.
lite location as we birth a new
church. We are moving forward with
Christ spiritually and physically
embracing the future. Phone, 453-
5664 or e-mail

* St. Agnes Episcopal Church,
3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL
33870. Sunday Services: Holy
Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy..
Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek
service on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday School for all ages at 8:45
a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m.
until 15'minutes after the 10 a.m.
service ends. Wednesday: Adult
Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are
always welcome. The Rev. Jim
Kurtz, rector. Church office 385-
7649, for more information.

* St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal
Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake
Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051.
Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, Rector.
Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:
Order of St. Luke Study, 5:15 p.m.
and Holy Communion with Healing
Service, 6:15 p.m.

News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005

Eye care brighter in Sebring with Eye Specialists opening

SEBRING The future of
eye care in Sebring is consider-
ably brighter now that Eye
Specialists of Mid-Florida have
realized its vision for a new facili-
ty and surgery center.
Dr. Daniel W. Welch and Dr.
David M. Loewy, partners in Eye
Specialists since its beginning in
Winter Haven and their newest
partner Dr. Scott Klein, empha-
size that the new facility is a
result of the primary commit-
ment of Eye Specialists of Mid-
Florida's doctors and staff to bet-
ter serve their patient's needs in
the Highlands County area.
Welch stated, "Our patients
know us by our commitment to
the highest level of eye care, our
community will come to know us
as the link to state-of-the-art tech-

The new complex equals the
Winter Haven center in both size
and facilities. Designed and built
by specialists in health care con-
struction, Willingham Architects
and Compass Construction, the
build encompasses 17,000
square feet and includes two
operating rooms. The full range
of services offered to patients
include routine exams, cataract
and laser surgery, retina treat-
ment, corneal transplants, treat-
ments for glaucoma, macular
degeneration and diabetic eye
disease. Also, an experienced
optician is on site to provide eye-
glasses and contact lenses.
The foresight and efforts of
several dedicated physicians
have brought the most advanced

eye care to this community. Dr.
Fred Fields, Dr. Ronald Sevigny,
Dr. William J. Manint, Dr. Terry
G. Johnson, Dr. C.N.
Timmerman and Dr. Gary R.
Thayer continue to play a vital
role in the development and
expansion of this practice.
Whatever a person's vision
needs may be, Eye Specialists of
Mid-Florida is positioned to find
solutions and offer the best in
eye care right here in Sebring.
The new location is at 5032
U.S. 27 North. You may contact
their friendly staff at 382-3900 or
toll-free 800-282-EYES (3937) or
visit www.eyesflorida.com.
Eye Specialist's physicians in
ophthalmology are as follows:
N Dr. Daniel W. Welch,
cataract and laser surgery;

Dr. David M. Loewy,
cataract and laser surgery;
Dr. Scott E. Klein, glauco-
ma and laser surgery; and
Dr. Andrew H. Woldorf,
retina and laser surgery,
Optometric physicians are as
0 Dr. Valerie L. Moulds,
0 Dr. Anthony Schaffer,
0 Dr. John D. Tivan,
E Dr. John L. Davidson,
E Dr. Thomas W. Brinton,
E Dr. Edward J. Attaway.
0 Dr. Ronald 0. Sevigny,
0 Dr. Terry G. Johnson,
0 Dr. C.N. Timmerman,
0 Dr. Gary R. Thayer, and
E Dr. Terrance W. Hafner.
Eye Specialist of Mid-Florida
office locations are as follows:
5032 U.S. 27 North,

Sebring, FL 33870, 382-3900;
M 210 U.S. 27 North, Avon
Park, FL 33825, 453-3850;
407 Avenue K, S.E., Winter
Haven, FL 33880, (863) 294-3504
or (863) 2934114;
410 S. Sixth Avenue,


Wauchula, FL 33873, (863) 773-
3322; or
100 Patterson Road, U.S. 27,
Haines City, FL 33844, (863) 422-
Call toll-free at 800-282-EYES


Divorces filed at the
Highlands County Clerk of
Courts during March 2005
were as follows:
John Adam Giddens III,
petitioner and Charlene
Rowland Giddens, March 2,
Robert A. Massam, peti-
tioner and Judith A. Massam,
March 9, 2005.
Mark A Meder, petition-
er and Pauline Meder, March
9, 2005.
Corrine Marie Ingalls,
petitioner and Robert Clyde
Bucy, March 10, 2005.
Pamela J. Boykin, peti-
tioner and Samuel C. Boykin,

March 16, 2005.
Juan Flores, petitioner
and Dina L. Flores, March 16,
Douglas Lee Hunter Jr.,
petitioner and Regina Marisa
Renaldi-Hunter, March 16,
Joey Lee McVay, peti-
tioner and Bridget Ryan
McVay, March 16, 2005.
Debra Morgan, petition-
er and Jeffrey Morgan,
March 16, 2005.
Connie Simmons
Ramirez, petitioner and
Antonio Ramirez, March 16,
Frances Reatha Smith,

petitioner and Carl Wayne
Smith, March 16, 2005.
Nancy G. Smith, petition-
er and Bobby L. Smith Jr.,
March 16, 2005.
Judy Deloris Stiles, peti-
tioner and Harold Perry
Stiles, March 16, 2005.
Ya-Londa C. Gray, peti-
tioner and Carl W. Gray,
March 21, 2005.
Patricia J. Marvin, peti-
tioner and James E Marvin,
March 21, 2005.
Ernesto Rivera, petition-
er and Dina Rivera, March 21,
George H. Holland III,
petitioner and Lori Ann

Holland, March 22, 2005.
Mary R. LaGue, petition-
er and Jean Paul LaGue,
March 22, 2005.
Laura Lee Vitelli, peti-
tioner and Phillip Vitelli Sr.,
March 22, 2005.

Michael Richard Sramer,
petitioner and Ginger Lee
Sramer, March 28, 2005.
Tina Marie Edmondson,
petitioner and Paul F.
Edmondson, March 29, 2005.

June A. Himmelberger,
petitioner and Craig J.
Himmelberger, March 29,




* Grace Brethren Church, 3626
Thunderbird Road, Sebring. Sunday
School (all ages) and First Worship
Service, 9:30 a.m.; Second Worship
Service, 10:30 a.m.; Evening Bible
Study, 6. p.m.; Wednesday Prayer
Meeting and Youth gathering, 7-8
p.m. Kids City/Preschool Day Care
is from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
through Friday. Call the church
about registration. Dr. Randall
Smith, Senior Pastor; Rev. Vince
Lohnes, Pastoral Care; and Pastor
Denny Brown, Family Ministries.
Phone 385-3111.


* Spirit of Life Ministries
International, temporarily meeting
at Safari Inn meeting room, -1406
U.S. 27 North, Sebring. Pastors, Jim
and Helen Todd. Phone: 214-6133.
Sunday service, 10 a.m. Bible study
in pastor's home 7 p.m.
Wednesday. Call for directions.
Visit our Web site: www.spir-
itoflifeintl.org. "Where the future is
as bright as the promises of God."
* World Harvest and Restoration
Ministries, (non-denominational)
2200 N. Avon Blvd., Avon Park, FL
33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 453-
3771. Sunday service: Sunday
School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11
a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m.
prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor:
W.H. Rogers.


* Temple Israel of Highlands
County, 1305 Hillside Drive,
Sebring, FL 33870. Shabbat servic-
es held on first and third Friday at
7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Women's
luncheon, fourth Tuesday of every
month at noon at different restau-
rants. Torah Commentary at 3 p.m.
every Thursday. Adult educational
movies at 2 p.m. every second
Sunday. Open to the public. For fur-
ther information, call Bernie
Wolkove, president, 385-1925, or
-the office at 382-7744.


* Avon Park Lutheran Mission
(LCMS), Sunday services are at the
Good Shepherd Church, 4348
Schumacher Road, Sebring.
Sunday morning service is at 9 a.m.
Bible study is at. 10:30 a.m.
Thursday devotion is at 6:30 p.m.
The pastor is Scott McLean.
* Atonement Lutheran Church
(ELCA), 1744 S.E. Lakeview Dr.
The Rev. Eugene R. Fernsler,
Pastor; Jim Dunn, Deacon; Alan
Long, Director of Music. Holy
Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. (nursery pro-
vided); Healing Service on Holy
Days at 11:30 a.m.; Parish Choir at
6:45 p.m. Wednesday;
Mary/Martha Circle at 11 a.m. first
Tuesday; Dorcas Circle at 10 a.m.
second and fourth Monday; and
Lutheran Men at 6:30 p.m. third
Monday. Phone 385-0797.
N Faith Lutheran Church LCMS,

2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring.'
Church phone: 385-7848,. Faith's:
Closet phone: 385-2782. Rev. Paul
A. Ruff, Interim Pastor; Ken Buth,
Family Life Minister; Lea Ann Curry,
Parish Nurse. Worship services 10
a.m. Sunday and 6,p.m. Saturday.
(Communion the first and third
Saturday and Sunday of the month.)
Sunday Worship Service is broad-
cast on WITS 1340 AM at 10 a.m.
Sunday School for children and
adults, 8:45 a.m., September
through May. Inter-generational
Sunday school, ages 10 through
adult, 8:45 a.m. June through
August. Educational Opportunities:
Weekly Adult Bible Studies. Special
Worship Services on Thanksgiving
Eve, Christmas Eve, New Year's'
Eve and Easter. Midweek Services'
during Advent and Lent. Faith's
Closet Resale, Shop is 'open to the
community from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.
to noon Saturday. All are warmly
welcome in the Family of Faith.
* Good -Shepherd Lutheran
Church (AALC) American
Association of Lutheran
Churches, 4348 Schumacher
Road, Sebring, one mile west of
Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor.
Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery
provided. Social activities: Choir,
Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-
* New Life Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a
Congregation of the Evangelical
Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship
with the Wisconsin Evangdlical
Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday
Worship at 10 a.[m. Sunday School,
9 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. Weekday
Bible Study on Tuesdays at 9:30
a.m. For more information, call Rev.
Richard Fyffe at 385-2293 or 385-
* Resurrection Lutheran Church
- ELCA, 324 East Main Street, Avon
Park. Pastor: Rev. John C.
Grodzinski. Sunday Worship 10:30
a.m. (The 8 a.m. service resumes
Oct. 3) Coffee and fellowship hour
follow the service. Sunday school, 9
a.m.; Wednesday worship, (year
round) 7 p.m. Office phone number
is 453-6858.
* Trinity Lutheran Church -
LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake
Placid, FL 33852; 465-5253. The
Rev. Richard A. Norris, Pastor.
Worship Schedule for December
through Easter: Worship Service 8
and 11 a.m.; Communion Services,
first and third Sundays; (Children's
Church, 11 a.m. only); Education
Hour, 9:30 a.m. Worship Schedule
for Summer Fall: Worship Service
9 a.m.; Communion. Services, first
and third Sundays; Education Hour
10:30 a.m. Additional services: Lent
and Advent season, Call office for
times; Maundy Thursday and Good
Friday, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, 7 and
10 a.m.; Christmas Eve, 7 p.m.;
Christmas Day, 10 a.m.;
Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, 7
p.m. Fellowship activities: Youth
Group, Senior Citizens, Younger
Side Adults, Ladies Missionary

League. Ladies Guild, Small group
studies as scheduled. Music: Choir
and hand chimes. Trinity Tots
Preschool (3-5 years old): 8:15 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
License: C14H10020: Susan Norris,.
director. .


* Bible Fellowship Church, 3750
Hammock Road. Sunday: First
Worship Service and Sunday
School, 9 a.m.; Second Worship
Service and Sunday School, 10:45
a.m.; Junior and Senior Night Youth.
5:30 p.m.; and Evening Service,
6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Friends
Clubs (ages 3 through fifth grade);
Youth Bible Study, Prayer Meeting,
6:30 p.m. Dr. Eugene Bengtson,
Pastor; Reinhold Buxbaum,
Associate Pastor; and Wayne
Henderson, Youth Pastor. Church
office 385-1024.
* Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock
Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-
4900. An independent community
church. Sunday morning worship,
9:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.;
Wednesday Bible studies, 10 a.m.
and 6:30 p.m. Pastor Lester
Osbeck.' A small friendly church
waiting for your visit.
* Christian Training Ministries
Inc. meets at the Sebring Civic
Center (behind the library) on
.Lakeview Drive at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Linda M. Downing, Minister: Phone,
3 1 4 9 1 9 5 ,
lindadowning@hotmail.com. Casey
L. Downing, Associate Minister:
Phone, 385-8171,
caseydowning @ hotmail. com.
Check out our Web site at chris-
* Highlands Community Church
meets on Sundays at 10 a.m. at the
Hill-Gustat Middle School in Sebring
for casual and contemporary wor-
ship. Kid's Zone and nursery are
provided each Sunday. Youth and
adult small groups meet throughout
the week. Bruce Linhart is pastor.
Phone 402-1684 or e-mail
* Iglesia Cristo Te Ama Outreach
Community Church, 1900 State
Road 64 West, Avon Park, FL
33825. Sunday Bible study, 10 a.m.
Domingo Estudio Biblico 10 a.m.
Sunday Worship, 11 a.m. Domingo
Adoracion, 11 a.m. Sunday night
miracle healing service, 7:30 p.m.
Domingo noche servicio de milagros
y sanidad, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Bible service and prayer, 7:30 p.m.
Miercoles studio Biblico y oracion,
7:30 p.m. Come visit us and experi-
ence the power of the word of Jesus
Christ in salvation, deliverance, mir-
acle and healing. Pastor Candi
Garcia, 471-6893.
N Unity of Sebring Family
Worship Centre at the Centre for
Positive Living, member of the
Association of Unity Churches, 204
S. Orange St., Sebring, FL 33870
(between Highlands County
Courthouse and Sebring Middle
School). Sunday Celebration
Service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery care
available. Adult Discussion Group, 9
a.m. Sunday. Weekly classes,

Chnstian Bookstore, Prayer Ministry
and Spiritual Counseling also avail-
able. Rev Andrew C. Conyer, senior
minister. For information, call 471-


* Covenant Presbyterian Church
(PCA), 4500 Sun 'N Lake Blvd.,
Sebring, 33872-2113. A
Congregation of the Presbyterian
Church in America. Worship servic-
es: Sunday morning worship, 10:30
a.m. Sunday School, 9.15 a.m.;
Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m.;
Wednesday evening Prayer
Meeting, Youth Group and Kids
Quest, 6 p m. Phone: 385-3234;
Fax: 385-2759; e-mail-
covpres@strato.net. Web site:
ww.cpcsebrng.org. Rev. W.
Darrell Arnold, Pastor; Brent
Bergman, Pastor of Youth and
Families. Office hours: 8:30-11:30
a.m. Monday through Thursday.
* First Presbyterian Church, 319
Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.
385-0107. Sunday School, all ages,
9:30 a.m.: Worship Service, 11 a.m.;
Monday. Junior High Youth Group
(grades fifth through seventh), 3-15-
4-15 p.m. Tuesday. Senior High
Youth Group (teens), 6:30-8.15 p.m.
Wednesday: Adult Bible Study,
1030 a.m.. "KFC" Kids for Christ
Youth Group (grades first through
fourth), 3-4 p.m.; choir rehearsal,
5:30 p m. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pas-
lor. Tracey A. Bresserte. director of
Christian education.
* First Presbyterian Church, ARP
117 North Oak Street, Lake Placid,
465-2742 E-mail: fpclp@earth-
link.net The Rev. Ray Cameron.
senior pastor; the Rev. Drew
Severance, associate pastor
Sunday morning worship, 8:30 and
11 a.m Contemporary service,
10:45 a m.: Sunday School, 9:45
a.m.; Youth Groups, 5 p.m. Nursery
provided at all services. Tuesday-
Explorers (third through fifth grade)
2:45 p.m. Wednesday: Small Group
Bible Studies, 7 p.m.: Youth Group.
6:45 p.m.; Rock Solid, 6:45 p.m.;
Elevate, 9 p.m. Thursday:
Sonbeams (kindergarten through
second grade).
* Spring Lake Presbyterian
Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98,
Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday Schoo'.
9 a.m.; Worship Service. 10 a.m.
Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the sec-
ond Thursday of the month,
September through June. Board of
Deacon's meet at 5:30 p.m. first
Monday of the month. Choir
rehearses at 7 p.m. each
Wednesday, September through
April. Presbyterian Women meet at
10 a.m. the third Thursday of the
month. Pastor: The Rev. Kathryn
Treadway. Organist: Richard Wedig.
Choir Director: Suzan Wedig.
Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail,
s/pc@tnni.net, Web site,


* The Church of Jesus Christ of

Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Pnx
Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Phone:
382-9092. Dale Bargar. bishop;
Alfred Schreiber, first counselor; and
Scott Gadsden, second counselor
Family History Center: 382-1822.
Sunday services: Sabcradnent serv-
ice, 9 a.m.; Gospel'Doctnne, 10:20
a.m.; and Pnesthood/Relief Society,
11:10 a.m.


* Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist
Church. 2106 N. State Road 17,
Sebring; 385-2438. Worship
Services: 9.15 a.m. Saturday, Bible
study; 11 a.m. Saturday. preaching;
7 15 p.m Tuesday, prayer meeting.
Community service 9-11 a.m. every
Monday Health van ministry: 9-1
a.m. every second Thursday of the
month. Pastor Gregg Aguirre.
* Walker Memorial Seventh-day
Adventist Church, 1410 West
Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-
6641 or e-mail wmc@strato net.
Saturday morning worship services.
8:30 am and 11:15 a.m. Sabbath
School. 9:50 a.m. Adventist Youth in
Action (AYA), 4 p m Vespers one
hour before sunset. Wednesday
prayer meeting 7 p.m. Senior Pastor
Paul Boling: Associate Pastor Eben
Aguirre, and Youth Pastor Tom
Baker. Walker Memorial Academy
Christian School offering education
for kindergarten through 12th


* The Salvation Army Center
for Worship Sunday- Sunday
School, 9-45 a m.; Holiness meet-
ing. 11 a m.; Praise Meeting. 12:30
p m. Tuesday- Bible Study, 6:30
p.m: Women s Ministries, 7 p m.
Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 5
p.m Every fourth Thursday is Men's
Fellowship, 6.30 p.m. All meetings
are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave..
Sebring. For more information, visit
the Web site iww.salvationarmyse-
bring.com or call Captain Mary
Holmes at 385-7548.


A First United Methodist Church,
200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL
33825. Phone: 453-3759. Weekly
services 6 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 and
.11 a.m. Sunday; 9:45 a.m. Sunday
School; Youth Fellowship, 6 p.m.
Sunday; choir practice 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday; Cub Scouts, 6 p.m.
Monday; Boy Scouts, 7:15 p.m.
Monday. Karen Wilson, choir direc-
tor/organist; Rev. Edward Wilson,
minister of visitation; Rev. Robert
Thorn, pastor. Everyone is wel-
* First United Methodist Church,
125 S,. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.
The Rev. Ron Daniels, pastor. Rev.
Betty Kniss, assistant pastor.
Traditional Worship Service at 8:15
and 10:55 a.m. Contemporary
Sunday Worship at 9:40 a.m.
Sunday School at 9:40 and 10:55
a.m. Youth meeting, 5:30-8 p.m.
Sunday. Youth After School Ministry,

3-5 p.m. Tuesday. Rick Heilig, youth
director. Children's After School
Ministry, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday. Marge Jernigan, direc-
tor. The 10:55 a m Sunday worship
service is broadcast over WITS
1340 on AM dial. There is, nursery
available at all services.
N Memorial United Methodist
Church, 500 Kent Ave.. Lake
Placid, FL, 33852. Douglas S.
Pareti, senior pastor. Claude
Burnett, assistant to the pastor.
Sunday worship schedule:
Traditional worship, 8 a.m.;
Contemporary Worship, 10:45 a.m.,
and Evening Worship, 6 p.m.
Sunday school for all ages at 9:30
a.m. Christ centered Sunday school
and youth program; Bible studies,
book studies, women's meetings,
and Christian fellowship call the
church for meeting times. A loving
nursery care provided every Sunday
morning. Coffee fellowship is
between moving services. We are
a congregation that want to know
Chnsl and make him known. For
more information, check out our
church Web s:te at www.memon-
alumc.com or call the church office,

* St. John United Methodist
Church, 3214 Grand Phx Drive.
Sebnng, FL 33872; Sebring Country
Estates. The Rev. P. Dean Brown,
Pastor Sunday School. 9:15 a.m.;
Sunday Moming Worship, 8 a.m.
(November-April) and 10:30 a.m.
(all year). Hispanic Worship 10:30
a.m. Classes for all ages. Phone

* Spring Lake United Methodist
Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane,
Sebnng. The Rev. Dale Scbanely,
Pastor Sunday Moming Worship,
9:55 a.m adults and children;
Fellowship hour, 11 a.m. after wor-
ship service: Prayer and Bible
Study, 6:30 p.m Wednesday. Choir
rehearsal 7 p.m., Thursday. United
Methodist Men, 8 a.m. second
Saturday. United Methodist Women,
1 p m. first Thursday. Church office
phone, 655-0040.


* Emmanuel United Church of
Christ, 3115 Hope Street, Sebring,
FL 33875. Sunday worship, 9:30
a.m. Children's Christian Education,
9:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome at
Emmanuel. We are located 1.7
miles west of U.S. 27 on Hammock
Road. For more information, call the
church office at 471-1999 or e-mail
to eucc@strato.net.

* Union Congregational, U.C.C.,
106 Robert Britt St., Avon Park, FL
33825; 453-3345. Pastor: The Rev.
Bill Breylinger. Sunday services are
at 8 a.m. at the Historic Church, 101
Jim Rodgers Ave.; 9 a.m. and 10:30
a.m. at Millennium Church, 106
Robert Britt St. Sunday school: 9
a.m. Bible study: 5 p.m. Wednesday
worship service: 6 p.m. Sunday
evening worship: 6 p.m.

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Don't use pulpit

for any politics
According to legend, Rip
Van Winkle slept 20 years.
Could this possibly be the case
with "Separation of Church and
State?" Has meaning and pur-
pose of "Separation of Church
and State" been abolished in
Case in point: A Sunday
morning worship service being
televised out of Columbus,
The pastor/preacher in the
meeting was delivering the ser-
mon with all the vim and vigor
he could muster. Sad to say he
presented only one scripture
verse as biblical reference. The
remainder of the one hour ser-
mon was what I considered a
vicious attack on our govern-
The more I heard, the more I
resented his sermon. In greater
part, he harshly criticized sev-
eral past presidents. He focused
primarily on the government's
failure in the area of poverty
and Social Security. As he
sweat- and yelled,, his. efforts
seemed to be as short lived as a
Considering the lack of sup-
portive enthusiasm on the part
of the congregation it was
almost obvious they did not
approve of what was happen-
ing. In a church where the norm
is usually an immediate emo-
tional response of approval, the
response in this meeting was
more like a funeral service.
What the reader has read
thus far is merely a prelude to
the. case at point. What would
ordinarily have been a sermon
focusing strictly on the scrip-
tures was really political innu-
endo. In fact, it was an inten-
tional message of advocating
support of certain political fig-
The pastor/preacher was
using the entire message as a
means of promotion.. He was
taking on the appearance of a
political advocate rather than
the pastor of a church. He was
pleading with the congregation
to join him in a plan to change
the total structure of our gov-
His first appeal was for the
contribution of $40 to support
the cause. Before the meeting
ended he appealed to his listen-
ers to buy his book "Silent No
I have not read the book but
I will assume that it was in sup-
port of all he presented in the
sermon of April 17. In a final
commercial video byte was the
appeal to any and all viewers to
put all their support behind the
present administration.
Need I write any more. I feel
I have presented my case.
In closing I might add, the
pulpits in our churches were
intended solely for the purpose
of presenting the Bible. In no
way were they intended for
political innuendoes or advoca-
cy. Any and all pastors should
know that the tax exempt status
granted to religious establish-
ments is at risk when the pulpit
is used for promoting politics
rather than conveying the bibli-

cal teachings. They are treading
on thin ice.
Some of the darkest days of
humanity existed when church
and state were bed fellows in
government. We are in an era
when the "Separation of
Church and State" is facing a
challenge. May those in author-
ity awaken to the alarm.
Bill Williams

America under

siege at home

America's greatest danger:
the United States Congress.
We have a congress com-
posed of two parties, both who
are promoting "open borders,"
the invasion of our nation by
foreign powers.
How can we as citizens stand
by silently and let this happen?
We cannot wait until the next
election to purge "our" con-
gress of those who promote
criminals in our midst.
The people must demand
that those who aid and abet
those illegals entering our
Country resign or step down
from their positions.
We are a nation of laws that
are not being enforced.
The lack of enforcement can
only lead to a complete col-
lapse of our system. The sellout
of the "American worker," by
Congress to the corporations
and to other world govern-
ments cannot stand. Great
social unrest as happened in the
Soviet Union, which caused its
collapse, will most certainly
happen in the United States if
left unchecked.
Those in high political office
who are taking payoffs from
those industries that gain huge
government contracts at the
expense of the American work-
er, causing lower wages, less
health care and could cause
a financial collapse.
The move to make those ille-
gals, "legal voters" at the
expense of the American work-
ing class is a very serious and
dangerous situation. If
Congress gets its way, all of our
infrastructure is in danger. The
health of our nation is at-risk
for the many diseases, leprosy,
tuberculosis to name a couple,
are being brought into the
country; our financial institu-
tions, every system we have
will be at the breaking point.
The invasion by so many
millions of people will affect
the lives of all Americans, both
in health, in finances and yes in
their very security. How could
the American people have lost
control of the government?
Every senator and congress-
man or public official who pro-
motes this invasion of these
foreign illegal criminals are
just as guilty as the illegal
criminals who are invading the
United States.
The Americans who stand by
silent and mute are also just as
guilty of the crime of invasion.
Every corporation, organiza-
tion, individual, labor union
who gives aid and comfort to
illegals are committing a crime
against the American people.
These people are not immi-

grants in any sense of the word,
these people are criminals who
are invading our nation.
May God be with us in this
fight for survival as a nation.
Gerald Rudolph Ford In
an attempt to restore the confi-
dence of America following the
crushing blows of Watergate,
Ford spoke these words after
taking the oath of office on
Aug. 9, 1974 "...our long
national nightmare is over. Our
Constitution works. Our great
republic is a government of
laws and not of men. Here the
people rule ... As we bind up
the internal wounds of
Watergate, more painful and
more poisonous than those of
foreign wars, let us restore the
Golden Rule to our political
process and let brotherly love
purge our hearts of suspicion
and hate. "Our long national
nightmare is not over".
Cleveland's first inaugural
address on March 4, 1885,
called for close scrutiny of gov-
ernment officials. "Your every
voter, as sure as your chief
magistrate, under the same high
sanction, though in a different
sphere, exercises a public trust
....Eyery. citizen owes to .th*e
country a vigilant watch and
close scr-utiny of its public ser-
vants and a fair and reasonable
estimate of their fidelity and
usefulness. Thus is the people's
will impressed upon the whole
framework of our civil polity."
Billie E. Jewett

This world is

simply wicked
First, let me say this; today,
April 17, God has blessed me
with 85 years of life, good
health for my years and the
desire to reach out and touch
the lives of others in a good and
positive way.
He has blessed me with
strength in character to defend
and fight for what I believe is
fair and just for all.
My faith in Jesus Christ has
sustained me in the days of sor-
row, losses, yes and in the days
of unspoken injustices. I know
what it is to hurt and that per-
haps is the reason for an inner
drive to want to take care of
and protect others.
We are living in a world of
wickedness, persecution of
women and children, the weak
and frail, anyone who cannot
fight off their tormentors. Filth
and violence has become the
entertainment of choice. Babies
and small children receive their
first exposure to education on
the boob-tube school of "Shoot
'em dead Jackson." When they
get to middle school and high
school, they already excel in
the art of violence.
Computers expose children
to chat rooms, temptations to
connect with the mob,
pedophiles and murderers.
Computers provide easy
access to drugs and rip offs.
And guess what? Our enemies
benefit from our weaknesses,
faults and frailties. Our ene-
mies know us better than we
know ourselves!
See LEITERS, page 19A

'When the voice of reason is silenced, the rattle of

machine guns begins.'

I Letters

om; phone, 385-6155, Ext. 516;
fax, 385-1954; or mail, 2227 U.S.
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Night/Weekend Editor


Romona Washington

A cowboy's

look at life
After reading last week's
column about life in the '50s
through '80s and my thoughts
on how my children's lives
would be different had they
grown up in the country like I
did, someone else in the com-
munity must have also been
thinking of a more relaxed way
of life.
A Cowboy's Guide to Life"
most likely originated with an
anonymous source, as does
most stuff from the Internet.
It's suggestions are to the point
and often comical.
Here are those tips for a
more relaxed way of life.
Your fences need to be
horse high, pig tight and bull
Life ain't about how fast
you run, or how high you
climb, but how well you
Keep skunks and bankers
and lawyers at a distance.
Life is simpler when you
plow around the stump.
A bumble bee is consider-
ably faster than a John Deere
Words that soak into your
ears are whispered ... not
Meanness don't jest hap-
pen overnight.
S Forgive your enemies. It
messes up their heads.
Do not comer something
that you know is" meaner than
It don't take a very big
- person to carry a grudge.
You cannot unsay a cruel
Every path has a few pud-
When you wallow with
pigs, expect to get dirty. ,
The best sermons are
lived, not preached.
Most of the stuff people
worry about ain't never gonna
happen anyway
Don't judge folks by their
Remember that silence is
sometimes the best answer.
Live a good, honorable
life. Then when you get older
and think back, you'll enjoy it a
second time.
Don't interfere with some-
thin' that ain't botherin' you
Timing has a lot to do with
the outcome of a rain dance.
The easiest way to eat
crow is while it's still warm,
,'cause the colder it gets, the
harder it is to swaller.
If'you find yourself in a
hole, the first thing to do is stop
It don't take a genius to
spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
Sometimes you get, and
sometimes you get got.
The biggest troublemaker
you'll probably ever have to
deal with watches you shave
his face in the mirror every
If you get to thinking'
you're a person of some influ-
ence, try orderin' somebody
else's dog around.
Always drink upstream
from the herd.
Good judgment comes
from experience, and a lotta
that comes from bad judgment.
Lettin' the cat outta the
bag is a whole lot easier than
putting' it back in.

The end of school is drawing
near. High schools have had
their proms, not they are get-
ting ready for Grad Nite..
The only thing I have to deal
with right now is helping my
daughter figure out what class-
es to take next year in high

Romona Washington is executive
editor of the News-Sun. She can
be reached by e-mail,

K "', qmdwo -oft

News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005 19A

Continued from 18A
We are putting out way, way
too much information and
soaking up the kind of knowl-
edge and temptations that will
send us trucking down the road
of disaster to destruction.
Again, I need to say this to
you because it cannot be said
too often; we are fast approach-
ing the day of Christ's return.
People who are of the world
will snicker at my words and
shrug it off. That's to be expect-
ed and that is their choice.
Those who are in tune with
God's Word and will, quite
likely will pause and check
their "spiritual homestead".
The death and destruction
going on in Iraq (Babylon) will
not become the shining star of
democracy George Bush would
have us believe, nor will it
make him a "famous war presi-
I remind you of the accuracy
of the prophet Isaiah, more
accurate than the media of
today's according to the King
James version of the Holy
Bible, chapter 13, verse 6.
"Howl ye, for the day of the
Lord is at hand. It shall come as
destruction from the
Almighty." Vs. 13, God goes
on to say "Therefore I will
shake the heavens, and the
earth shall remove out of her
place in the wrath of the Lord
of hosts," (the people that are
there from other countries).
"And in the day of his fierce
anger. And it shall be as the
chased roe and as sheep that no
man taketh up."
Vs. 15: "Everyone that is
found shall be thrust through
and everyone that is joined
unto them (coalition) shall fall
by the sword."
Vs. 19: And Babylon (Iraq)
the glory of the kingdoms, the

beauty of the Chaldees' (Iraqis)
excellence shall be as when
God overthrew. Sodom and
Vs. 20: "It shall never be
inhabited. Neither shall it be
dwelt in from generation to
generation. Neither shall the
Arabian pitch tent there.
Neither shall the shepherd
make their fold there."
"Does this mean nuclear?"
Now let's talk about this new
pope that is being elected.
According to my under-
standing, this new pope will
profit from the popularity of
John Paul II in putting forth his
own agenda. As I understand it,
his reign will not be a long one.
The pope that comes after
him will be a.Roman Jew.
The Israelites will respect
him because he is a Jew. He
will win approval, but that
approval will not last long.
Then comes wickedness such
as the world has never seen.
Because of God's mercy and
compassion, he will shorten the
days, otherwise his elect
(believers) would not be able to
stand it. After that the Lord will
come in all his glory! What a
wonderful day that will be!
I appeal to everyone to not
only "write your living will"
with your chosen health care
surrogates, but while you are at
it, take a look at your spiritual
Believe me, folks, time is
running out!
Una V. McLaughlin

Center wants to

build memorial

"The Forgotten War"
103,284 wounded, 54,264
never came home and a total of
six million served in this area...
that 1,000 are dying every day

... The Korean War.
Korean War Veterans
National Museum & Library
National Communications
Centers, P.O. Box 96307,
Washington D. C. 20090-6307
is asking for help in building a
memorial to the Korean War
veterans. Your donation is tax
deductible contribution.
They are in the groundbreak-
ing phase hoping for Aug. 27
and any Floridian who wishes
a copy of official registration
and financial information
maybe obtained from the
Division of Consumer Services
by calling toll free within the
state, 1-800-435-7352
It was sad to hear that after
all these years Congress fails to
honor those who served our
country in the Korean War, and
it does not contribute to see the
memory of these service men
and women for future genera-
tions to know of their giving up
their time and life helping to
keep the world free.
Let's hope we see the names
of our Florida elected officials
in Washington D.C. contribut-
ing to this great effort. And it
certainly would be nice to see

every elected official in
Tallahassee also contributing to
this great cause.
Eleanor Jeane Thomas

Taking a look at

the 'long haul'
Lately the head lobbyist-in-
chief has been parading across
our country spending untold
millions of taxpayer dollars in
the process all aglow with his
plan to hand over a large por-
tion of our Social Security
money to the bankers and
financial institutions in return
for their august management

expertise. His favorite expres-
sion-of-the-moment is "in it
for the long haul." Let's humor
him and look at the "long
The depression of 1819 -
largely a result of easy credit
extended by bankers to land
speculators. Hundreds of state
banks closed.
The depression of 1837 -
most economists agreed was'
again a result of too much cred-
it extended by bankers to spec-
ulators in land, canals and rail-
roads. More than 600 banks
The depression of 1873 set
off by "unsound investment
schemes" and speculation in
railroad construction. Several
major banks failed. The New
York Stock Exchange closed
for 10 days when the prices of
securities collapsed. This
depression lasted until 1879.
The great depression of
1929 1920's prosperity was
built on easy credit. Millions of
Americans lost their life sav-
ings. Across the country small
investors were wiped out.
Many brokerage firms col-
lapsed and many banks failed.
The republican Hoover admin-
istration established the
Reconstruction Finance
Corporation on Jan 22, 1932, to
provide loans to business, but
Hoover opposed giving money
to the poor and unemployed.
F.D. Roosevelt was inaugu-
rated on March 4, 1933, pro-
claiming "our greatest task is to
put people to work." He further
stated "there must be strict
supervision of all banking and
credits and investments; there
must be an end to speculation
with other peoples money." On
March 6, 1833, every U.S.
bank was ordered closed. On
March 9, 1933, congress
passed new laws to protect
depositors and allow the banks
to reopen.

These are but some of the
depressions and recessions our
country has suffered through.
You might remember the reces-
sions of the early '50s, or the
early '70s, or the early '80s or
maybe the latest one in the
early 2000s.
Social Security was estab-
lished Aug 14, 1935.
Is this "long haul" enough?
C.E. Willson

Not happy with.

sales tax idea

From April. 17 edition:
"Renfro discusses challenges
faced, by schools:
"SEBRING Among the
challenges facing the adminis-
trators, teachers, and support
personnel in Florida's public
schools are the mandates and
standards sent down to the
local level from the federal and
state governments.
"These mandates and stan-
dards have often been neces-
sary, created to address long
.term problems, but just as often
they can be difficult to imple-
ment, or have unintended con-
"Additionally, all too often,
these mandates and standards
are expensive to put into place
or attain, and all too often no
money is allotted by the requir-
ing agency, so the local com-
munity has to bear the cost.

Did you notice that adminis-
trators are listed first in the pri-
orities? When we went to
school the teachers were the
most important. Perhaps it's
time! that the school board re-
examines their priorities, cuts
down on the administration
people and returns to basics.

That would also eliminate the
need for additional taxes. I am
not happy or "OK" with the
new sales tax proposal.
ToIm Walsh

Egg Hunt helps

area ministry

Manna Ministries wishes to
thank the owners of Henscratch
Farms, Johanna Lauchman and
Chris King for donating the
proceeds from their annual
Easter Egg Hunt to Manna
We also appreciate Sarah
Earls making the event a greal
The money will help us pro
vide those in need of food and
help with rent, electric and
medical bills. May God bless
you and may your kindness and
love toward us reflect in your
Thelma Becker
Lake Placid

The writer is director oJ
Manna Ministries.

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News-Sun, Friday, ~April 22, 2005

Leadership Highlands tours local media

Night/Weekend Editor
SEBRING Leadership
Highlands Class of 2005 toured
various aspects of the media
industry offered in Highlands
County Thursday.
The News-Sun was one of
those stops where members of
the class were able to see the
actual production of a newspa-
per, literally from the front door
where they were greeted, to the
back where a special section
featuring the graduates was
printed and pulled off the press
for them to take home.
There are 21 members finish-
ing this year's class. According
to Leadership Highlands
Executive Committee
Chairman Gregg Stupinski, the
group can only enroll 25 people
in the class and if a member
misses more than two classes
they can't graduate. Ever since
Leadership Highlands was
introduced in Highlands County
in 2000, there are more than
enough applications for the
class and some have to get
turned away. He did add that the
selection committee tries to
make sure and choose leaders
from all three cities to get a
good cross-section of the coun-
The class starts with an
overnight retreat in September
and meets every month for one
full day. In addition to media,
the group learns about govern-
ment, law enforcement and the
county, agriculture, social serv-
ices, arts and tourism and devel-
Stupinski, a 2001 graduate,
said the purpose of Leadership
Highlands is to "cultivate the
current and future leaders in the
The class was very beneficial
to Stupinski whose career most-
ly focused on the financial
industry. He is the resident
manager and financial planner
at Smith Barney in Sebring.
"The first thing I learned was
more about the community and
the county as a whole. I learned
about all the different aspects of
agriculture and even govern-
ment," he said. "I got good con-


Leadership Highlands visits the 'News-Sun' Thursday morning in Sebring.

tacts in the business and kept in
touch with a large majority of
Leadership Highlands, a pro-
gram sponsored by all three
chambers, provides advanced
leadership training to existing
and emerging community lead-
ers, said Sebring Chamber of
Commerce Executive Director
Dan Andrews. He joins Avon
Park Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director David
Greenslade and Lake Placid
Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director Eileen May
as members who sit on the
Leadership Highlands board of
directors. Jeannie Snively
serves as the administrator of
Leadership Highlands. John
Barben is vice chairman of the
executive committee.
A steering committee, con-
sisting of two graduating mem-
bers of each class, evaluate the
previous program and make
recommendations for changes
to the executive committee,
explained Andrews.
The last class will be May 19,
but the graduation ceremony
will take place May 21.
Stupinski said this year's class
chose to move the graduation
ceremony to a Saturday so
many of their families could

Members of Leadership
Highlands Class of 2005 are as
Don Elwell, class president,
has been the general manager of
Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring
since December 2003. He has
lived in Highlands County for
approximately two years.
Sarah Beth Hopton, class
vice president, has been the
public information officer for
Highlands County
Commissioners since June
2004. She attended Sebring
High School, received a bache-
lor of arts degree from Florida
Southern and a master of arts
degree from Lancaster
Rebecca (Becky) Barley has
been a guidance counselor at
Avon Elementary School in
Avon Park since August 2003.
She has been employed with the
School Board of Highlands
County since August 1994. She
lives in Sebring and graduated
from Avon Park High School.
She received an associate in arts
degree from South Florida
Community College, bachelor
of arts degree from University
of Southern Florida, and a mas-
ter of arts degree from Liberty
University and USF.
Dr. John Brown has been
the director of human resources

for SFCC since May 2004. He
just moved to the area from
Ohio and plans to retire here.
He received a bachelor of sci-
ence degree from Bluffton
College, a master of science
degree from University of
Dayton and a doctorate from
the University of Sarasota.
Angela (Angie) Bollinger is
employed with the Highlands
County Sheriff's Office. She
was previously with Sun 'N
Lake of Sebring Improvement
District. She is a graduate of
Sebring High School and
received an associate in arts
degree from SFCC and bache-
lor of arts degree from Warner
Southern College.
Stephen Carr has been a
police commander with the
Sebring Police Department
since 2000. He attended Lake
Placid High'School and lives in
Lake Placid.
Michelle Delaney has been
the director of marketing for
Sebring International Raceway
since October 2003. She lives in
Sebring. She received an asso-
ciate in arts degree from SFCC
and a bachelor of arts degree
from Northwood University.
Jack Edgemon is the vice
president and general manager
of Heartland Metals Inc. He
received a bachelor of science

degree in agricultural opera-
tions management from
University of Florida. He is a
resident of Lake Placid and
graduated from Lake Placid
High School.
Treasa Handley has been the
assessment coordinator for the
Highlands County Board of
County Commissioners since
May 1990. She has been a resi-
dent of Highlands County for
more than 23 years.
Richard Hensley has been
the editor of Highlands Today
since August 2003. He lives in
Sebring and has been in
Highlands County for approxi-
mately two years. He graduated
from Wichita State University.
Erin Hess recently took on
the position of chronic disease
health promotion and education
coordinator for Hardee/DeSoto
County Health Department. She
lives in Sebring but has only
been in Highlands County for a
little over a year.
Darrell Jensen has been the
controller/chief financial officer
for Davis Citrus Management
Inc. since August 1995. He is a
resident of Lake Placid and has
lived in Highlands County for
more than 20 years. He received
an associate in arts degree from
SFCC, associate in science and
bachelor of science degrees
from Webber College, and mas-
ter of business administration
from Florida Southern College.
He is a certified financial plan-
ner and certified public
Eric Keiber is a financial
advisor with Heacock Planning
Group Inc. He graduated from
Sebring High School. He
received an associate in science
degree from SFCC and a bache-
lor of science degree from
University of Florida. He lives
in Sebring and has lived in
Highlands County for more
than 30 years.
Karina Luevano is an
accountant with Management
Experts Inc. She graduated
from Lake Placid High School,
received an associate in science
degree from SFCC and a bache-
lor of science degree from
Webber International

University. She has been a resi-
dent of Highlands County for
more than 25 years.
Zbigniew Nawrocki has
been the director of ancillary
department (known as radiolo-
gy) at Florida Hospital
Heartland Division since 2003.
He has worked for Florida
Hospital since 2001.
Tony Quails is the vice pres-
ident of Transcription
Solutions. He received his asso-
ciate in science degree from
SFCC and bachelor of science
degree from the University of
Phoenix. He has lived in
Highlands County for approxi-
mately 14 years.

Dr. Leana Revell accepted
the position of vice president of
educational and student servic-
es at SFCC in July 2004 and
moved to Highlands County at
that time. She graduated from
Texas Woman's University with
a bachelor of science in nursing
and master of science in nursing
Gail Roebuck has been the
administrative coordinator for
Highlands County since 1998.
She has worked with the county
since 1993. She is a resident of
Lake Placid and has resided in
the county for more than .17

Melinda Saxon is the busi-
ness banking officer from
SunTrust Bank. She graduated
from Avon Park High School,
received an associate in arts
degree from SFCC, bachelor's
degree from the University of
Central Florida and a master's
degree from the University of
Florida. She has lived in
Highlands County for more
than 12 years.
Vicki Spires is a residential
loan officer at Highlands
Independent Bank. She gradu-
ated from Lake Placid High
School and SFCC. She has been
a lifetime resident of the county.
Pat Taras has been the exec-
utive director of the Convention
Visitors Bureau of. Highlands
County since October 2003.
She has lived in Highlands
County for about two years.

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JV Softball
Sebring ........... 10
Hardee .............. 0
Sebring; WP- Sottile; Fitzgerald 2-
for-3, 2 RBIs.
Report scores at
385-6155, Ext. 541

On Deck
Avon Park varsity at
Frostproof, 7 p.m.
North Port at Lake Placid,
6:30 p.m. varsity only

St. Petersburg at SFCC, 1
p.m. (DH)

Sebring varsity at
Frostproof, 7 p.m.
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at Ftostproof, 5:30/7:30

Sebring varsity at Hardee,
7 p.m.

Sebring vs. Lemon Bay in
District 14-4A tournament
at Riverdale, 5:30 p.m.

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5 Years Ago
April 21, 2000: Behind nine
innings on the mound and a
2-for-5 performance at the
plate for Chris Waters,
SFCC rallied from a 6-2
deficit to beat Polk 8-6 in
the season finale. The
Panthers ended their first
season since 1992 with a
24-30 record.

25 Years Ago
April 22, 1980: Jerry Jones
tripled and doubled as one
of five Red Devils to have
multi-hit games as Avon
Park 'crushed DeSoto 15-1.
Jim Marcum went five
innings to earn the win,
which was his team's third
over the Bulldogs that year.

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High Five
John Gose, Sandy Foster,
Marty Roepstorff and
Curtis Weldy
The Sebring foursome shot
a 59 to win on a match of
cards in the Florida
Federation of Fairs tourna-
ment at McDill Air Force
Bace's Bay Palms South
course on Wednesday.
Another local group Artie
Mclntyre, Mickey Pack,
Skip Adams and Don
Maddox shot a 63 to
place fourth and Pack won
the long-drive contest.
Make a nomination at
385-6155, Ext. 541

NORTH PORT Andrew Altvater has
already been to the prom. He'll gladly skip it this
year to go to state.
The Lake Placid High School senior was one
of two Highlands County athletes to qualify for
the Class 2A FHSAA Finals in two events in
Thursday's Region 3-2A meet at North Port High
School, placing third in the 1,600 meters and
fourth in the 800 to earn his first trip to state.
Avon Park sophomore Alexandria Ware made
it to state in both the hurdling events, finishing
third in the 100-meter high hurdles and the 300
intermediate hurdles to make it to state, which is
in Coral Springs April 30.
"I was so happy to finally get my dream to go
to state," Altvater said. "I've been working for
this for four years."
Altvater had a time of 4 minutes, 33.07 sec-
onds in the 1,600 trimming almost eight sec-
onds off his district meet time and then had to
turn it on late in the 800 to break away from the
pack entering the home stretch.
"I thought, 'I've got to sprint' because they
were flying," Altvater said of his kick, which net-
ted a 2:00.96 finish. "The competition definitely

helped push my times down."
"When we saw him kick and get out of the
pack, we knew he had it with 200 meters to go,"
Allen Altvater, Andrew's father, said.
Lake Placid head coach Sharla Elliott said
Altvater has been focused on making state all
"This is his senior year and he knows it's his
chance," she said. "Our distance coach, Scott
Morgan, has been a big help, but Andrew is very
Ware turned in personal bests in both of her
events, running the 100 in 16.28 seconds and the
300 in 50.28.
"Focusing was the key," Ware said. "Basically,
you have to compete with the best to get better
and you have to focus to get better."
Two other Red Devils also qualified. Junior
Nellie Rushing placed fourth .in the 400 meters
with a personal best of 1:01.07 to earn her second
trip to state and Rafael Johnson was fourth in the
high jump with a 6-foot effort.
"Coming around the goalposts in the final turn
I was fifth and I decided it was time to turn on the
switch," Rushing said. "I passed Lake Wales and
See STATE, Page 3B


Seniors lead

Streaks to

easy victory
night couldn't have been
scripted any better.
All four reached base on
the night (three of them
twice) while two seniors,
Ryan Williams and Kiko
V." azquez, pumped out home
runs' to lift the Streaks to a
11-1 mercy rule win against
Haines City in their last
regular season home game.
Dusty Campbell also added
a 1-for-3 performance and
Drew Bishop reached base
in two of his three at-bats.
"All the seniors had a


Haines City


good night,"
head coach
Hoppy Rewis
said. "They
all played
well and did a
good job. It
worked out

real good, of course we've
only got four of them. The
four seniors have really
stepped it up here in the last
two weeks and it's made a
big difference."
"A good feeling,"
Vazquez said about the
"It's perfect. It's just how
I wanted it to end," added
Williams, who will join
Vazquez at UCF next sea-
Vazquez's shot opened
the bottom half of the first,
while Williams' came in the
form of a second-inning
grand slam to nearly the


Sports Writer
SEBRING Defense is
usually the key to victory in
sports, and softball is no
Sebring played error-free
ball and scored the winning
run when visiting Hardee
committed its third error in the
bottom of the eighth alone,
allowing the Lady Streaks to
come away with a wild 6-5
extra-inning win on Thursday
"That's the kind of game we
need going into districts,"
Sebring head coach Lee Tolar
said. "That'll give them some

character right there."
Hardee's shortstop had trou-
ble handling Jean Gose's one-
out grounder, and Kendall
Carson scored from third to




seal victory for
Sebring. (11-13)
and end what
had been a rol-
licking final two
The Streaks
entered the sev-

enth with a 3-1 lead and gave
up three runs on three straight
Hardee (2-18) singles in the
top of the inning. Yet Jeanna
Haynes led off the bottom of
the seventh with a bunt, and

when Lady Wildcat pitcher
Kim'Ward's throw got by first
base and ricocheted off a fence
down the right-field line,
Haynes was able to come all
the way around to tie ithe
"They're very aggressive on
the bases, and we've got some
speed going down the line,"
Tolar said of his hustling Lady
Casey Johnson singled in
Rebecca Mahoney to give
Hardee a 5-4 lead in the top of
the eighth, but Priya Patel's
single and Lacie White's
See TOPS, Page 4B

Avon Park's Alexandria Ware will compete in both hurdles events at
the state meet.

Maddox: TV

show would be

'great thing'
Sports Writer
or not the ESPN cameras are
rolling, Shaw Maddox will still
be running the show.
The Lake Placid head foot-
ball coach reiterated that he
will remain in full control of
the football program if the
Green Dragons become the .
subject of a documentary series:--,,-
to be aired on ESPN this fall.'..
"There's all kinds of rumors -
out there," Maddox said. "I've
had people call me and tell me
how sorry they are I'm getting
replaced. I said, 'Well, me too,
because nobody bothered to tell
Representatives from Actual
Reality Pictures, the production
company putting together the
series for ESPN, met with
Maddox and other Lake Placid
officials a couple of weeks ago,
and helped to clear misconcep-
tions about the project.
"I had some early concerns
when they first started talking
about NFL people coming in
and' trying to help coach, and
that kind of stuff, because those
folks haven't been here for the
20,000 jump-
ropes a day,"
Maddox said.
"These guys
have been
working their
tails off since
football was
over last year. MADDOX
They need to
be the ones to get the recogni-
tion for all the hard work they
put in in the offseason."
Yet if producers select Lake
Placid from a pool of 10 semi-
finalists nationwide, Maddox
will be on board.
"After we met with them and
talked to them, the way they
laid things out, and they were
talking, I think it would be a
great fhing for our school and
our community, 'especially for
our kids, because they'd always
have it to look back on," he
The show, entitled "Bound
for Glory," is to follow a down-
trodden high school football
program as it attempts to build
a winner, and will bring in Pro
Football Hall-of-Famer Dick
Butkus, among others, to help
not only the football team but
the school as a whole.
"My understanding is they
provide some assistance in sev-
eral areas, and the one area that
would tie in really good is
some help with equipment or
infrastructure needs down
there," Highlands County
Superintendent of Schools
Wally Cox said.
Information about the show
on the ESPN customer market-
ing and sales Web site said the
featured school's "field, stands,

See SHOW, Page 4B

College Baseball

Missed chances send Panthers packing
Sports Editor
A. DAVIE The South Florida Community
College Panthers got a lot of help to get into the
___ Southern Conference playoffs. They didn't do a
lot tohelp themselves stay in it, however.
i The Panthers had at least one runner on base
-. in every inning except the ninth, but could never
Iget the key hit needed to drive one of those run-

Rafael Sierra of SFCC leaps to avoid the tag of Broward shortstop Marcos Batista
and get a stolen base Wednesday in Davie.

ners home as their season ended
,with a 3-0 loss at Broward
Community College on
SFCC (33-23-1) got six hits -
three of them from Brad Crone -
and had runners in scoring posi-
tion with less than two outs five

different times. But the combination of missed
swings on hit-and-runs, poor bunting and strike-
outs by Broward right-hander Ed Roberts kept
the Panthers off the scoreboard.
"We tried to create some offense and weren't
able to do it," SFCC coach Rick Hitt said of the
missed hit-and-run tries, which got two baserun-
See PACKING, Page 4B



Track and Field

Altvater, Ware qualify for state in 2 events

Kyla Shiver scores the first of Hardee's three seventh-inning runs as Sebring catcher Chastity
Godfrey looks for the ball Thursday night.

High School Softball

Sebring tops Hardee in 8th

Quick Reads
Barbecue will benefit sponsor, call Couch at 464-
Hill-Gustat athletics 2845.
Summer junior nmroeram

SEBRING A barbecue
chicken dinner to benefit the
Hill-Gustat Middle School
athletic programs will be
held Friday, April 29, from
7 p.m. Pick up, eat-in or
drive through at Hill-Gustat
Middle School on 4700
Schumacher Road.
Tickets are $5 each and
include chicken, green beans
baked potato, roll and tea.
For more information or
tickets call the school at:
471-5437 by 3 p.m. on
Friday, April 22.
Spring Hoopskilz camp
for grade school only
Skilz Academy, under the
direction of coach Mike Lee,
will be hosting its sixth
annual Spring After-School
mini-camp May 2-5 from
3:30-5:30 p.m. This year it
will be for elementary school
students only.
It will be held at Lake
Placid Middle School and the
focus will be on the offen-
sive fundamentals of basket-
ball, including dribble
moves, scoring around the
basket and ball-handling.
There will be contests and
competitions every day, and
some fabulous prizes will be
given away. The cost for this
event is only $25.
If you have any questions,
please call coach Lee at 441-
1221 or log onto www.hoop-
Deadline set for youth
football, cheer coaches
Park Youth Football is
accepting applications for
cheerleading and football
head coaches now through
May 6. All applicants will be
interviewed on May 9.
Interview appointments will
be set after May 6.'For .infor-
mation call 452-0337 and.
leave a message or call 443-
The association is also plan-
ning a rummage sale/baked
goods sales on Saturday, May
14, at the football field next to
the Avon Park Recreation
Department. Anyone with
items they would like to
donate for sale can contact
president Shannon Hendrix at
443-0984 or fund-raising coor-
dinator Allie Sevigny at 381-
All proceeds will benefit the
association athletes.
Sponsors sought after
for Caladium 5K Run
ond annual Caladium 5K Run
will be Aug. 27 and sponsors
are needed.
The event is sponsored by
the Lake Placid Christian
Minister's Association and
proceeds will go toward
building a Habitat for
Humanity home in the fall.
Pastor Ray Cameron of the
Lake Placid First
Presbyterian Church is the
chairman and S.C. Couch of
Eastside Christian Church
will ibe assisting on the lead-
ership team for this project.
For more details or to be a

e set for Highlands Ridge
Highlands Ridge Golf Club
4- will start its summer junior
golf program on Tuesday,
May 24 and will run for June
and July, ending the first
week in August. The sessions
will be held on Tuesday
s, mornings, with the younger
juniors, ages 5-8, starting at
9 a.m., and older juniors at
10 a.m.
The cost of the clinic is
$10 per junior per week. The-
p clinics last 45 minutes to an
hour. There is no need to
sign up ahead of time; just
arrive at the Highlands Ridge
North Course driving range
5-10 minutes early to regis-
Classes will be given by
teaching professional Debby
1 Call the Highlands Ridge
Pro Shop for more informa-
tion at 453-9991.
e SHS swimming pool set
for reopening on May 1
SEBRING The Sebring
High School pool is reopening
to the public on Sunday, May
Hours of operation will be
from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday, and 1-3 p.m.
Saturday and Sundays, with
additional hours to be added
when school is out for the
The cost is $2 per swimmer,
with family passes available at
$50 for the first and $15 for
each additional family mem-
Also, swimming lessons will
be offered, in four different
sessions. The first will run
from May 31-June 10, the sec-
ond from June 13-24, third
from June 27-July 8 and fourth
from July 11-22.
.,-.' Registration for ihese les-
sons will be held on May. 4
and May 5 from 5:30-7:30
p.m. in the front office at
Sebring High School. Sign-
ups can also be taken from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. at the front
For more information, call
Tennis lessons offered
by Thakkar Center pro
SEBRING Junior and
adult tennis lessons are avail-
able by appointment at the
Thakkar Tennis Center, located
in the Country Club of
Sebring. The lessons are being
conducted by Horace Watkis,, a
USPTA certified professional
instructor with over 26 years.
teaching experience. Call (863)
202-0717 for more informa-
Harder Hall summer,
league begins May 9
SEBRING The Harder
Hall Country Club 9-Hole
Summer League will begin
Monday, May 9, at 5:30 p.m.
The format is two-person
match play with handicaps.
Call the pro shop to sign up, or
come by Harder Hall and reg-
For more information, call

News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005


I SMajr.Legue

East Division
W L Pct GB
Baltimore 9 6 .600 -
Boston 9 6 .600 -
Toronto 9 7 .563 '
New York 6 9 .400 3
Tampa Bay 5 10 .333 4
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 12 4 .750 -
Minnesota 10 6 .625 2
Cleveland 6 9 .400 5'%
Detroit 6 10 .375 6
Kansas City 5. 11 .313 7
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 8 7 .533 -
Seattle 8 7 .533 -
Texas 8 8 .500 1/2
Oakland 7 8 .467 1
Wednesday's Games
Boston 8, Baltimore 0
Chicago White Sox 9,. Detroit 1
N.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 2
Texas 12, Tampa Bay 10
Minnesota 5, Kansas City 4
Seattle 7, Oakland 6
L.A. Angels 2, Cleveland 0
Thursday's Games
Chicago White Sox 4, Detroit 3
Minnesota 10, Kansas City 9, 10 inn.
Boston at Baltimore, late
N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, late
Texas at Tampa Bay, late
Oakland at Seattle, late
Cleveland at L.A. Angels, late
Today's Games
Texas (C.Young 1-1) at N.Y. Yankees
(K.Brown 0-1), 7:05 p.m.
Minnesota (Silva 1-0) at Detroit
(Maroth 1-1), 7:05 p.m.
Baltimore (Cabrera 1-1) at Toronto
(Towers 1-1), 7:07 p.m.
Boston (Wakefield 2-0) at Tampa Bay
Kazmir 0-1),. 7:15 p.m.
hicago White Sox (Garcia 1-1) at
Kansas City (R.Hernandez 1-2), 8:10
Cleveland (Sabathia 0-0) at Seattle
gMeche 1-0), 10:05 p.m..
akland (Saarloos 0-0) at L.A. Angels
(Lackey 1-1), 10:05 p.m.
Saturday, April 23
Minnesota at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.
Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
Baltimore at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.
Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:15 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Kansas City,
7:10 p.m.
Cleveland at Seattle, 9:05 p.m.
Oakland at Anaheim, 10:05 p.m.
East Division
W L Pct GB
Florida 9 6 .600 -
Washington 9 7 .563 1'
Atlanta 8 8 .500 1Y2
Philadelphia 8 8 .500 1YV
New York 7 8 .467 2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
St. Louis 9 5 .643 -
Cincinnati 8 7 .533 1'h
Chicago 8 8 .500 2
Houston 7 7 .500 2
Milwaukee 5 9 .357 4
- Pittsburgh 5 "l11".313'" 5 3 5
1 ....West Divitio -l ,:,
W It Pct GB
Los Angeles 12 2 .857 -
Arizona 8 7 .533 4Y%
San Diego 7 8 .467 5'/2
San Francisco 6 8 .429 6
Colorado 4 11 .267 8/2
Wednesday's Games
Florida 9, N.Y. Mets 2
Washington 2, Atlanta 0
Colorado 7, Philadelphia 4
Chicago Cubs 3, St. Louis 1
Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 4
Houston 6, Milwaukee 1
L.A. Dodgers 3, San Diego 1, 10
Arizona 2, San Francisco 1
Thursday's Games
Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 2
Atlanta 2, Washington 1
Philadelphia 6, Colorado 3
St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 0
N.Y. Mets at Florida, late
Milwaukee at Houston, late
L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, late
Arizona at San Francisco, late
Today's Games
Pittsburgh (Redman 1-1) at Chicago
Cubs (Maddux 0-1), 3:20 p.m.
Washington (Loaiza 0-0) at N.Y. Mets
(Glavine 0-2), 7:10 p.m.
Philadelphia (Myers 1-0) at Atlanta
(Hampton 1-0), 7:35 p.m.
Cincinnati (Harang 1-1) at Florida
(A.J.Burnett 2-1), 7:35 p.m.
Houston (Duckworth 0-0) at St. Louis
(Marquis2-0), 8:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (Weaver 2-0) at Colorado
(Jennings 0-2), 8:35 p.m.
an Diego (Redding 0-2) at Arizona
(Halsey 1-0), 9:40 p.m.
Milwaukee (Santos 0-0) at San
Francisco (Rueter 0-1), 10:15 p.m.
Saturday's Games
Cincinnati at Florida, 1:05 p.m.
Washington at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.
Houston at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.
Milwaukee at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:05 p.m.
Los Angeles at Colorado, 8:05 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.

Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
y-Boston 45 37 .549 -
x-Philadelphia 43 39 .524 2
x-New Jersey 42 40 .512 3
Toronto 33 49 .402 12
New York 33 49 .402 12
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
z-Miami 59 23 .720 -
x-Washington 45 37 .549 14
Orlando 36 46 .439 23
Charlotte 18 64 .220 41
Atlanta 13 69 .159 46
Central Division
W L Pct GB
y-Detroit 54 28 .659 -
x-Chicago 47 35 .573 7
x-Indiana 44 38 .537 10
Cleveland 42 40 .512 12
Milwaukee 30 52 .366 24
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
y-San Antonio 59 23 .720 -
x-Dallas 58 24 .707 1
x-Houston 51 31 .622 8
x-Memphis 45 37 .549 14
New Orleans 18 64 .220 41
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
y-Seattle 52 30 .634 -
x-Denver 49 33 .598 3
Minnesota 44 38 .537 8
Portland 27 55 .329 25
Utah 26 56 .317 26
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
z-Phoenix 62 20 .756 -
x-Sacramento 50 32 .610 12
L.A. Clippers 37 45 .451 25
Golden State 34 48 .415 28
L.A. Lakers 34 48 .415 28
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
z-clinched conference
Wednesday's Games
Miami 98, Orlando 93
New Jersey 102, Boston 93
Philadelphia 110, Atlanta 86
Cleveland 104, Toronto 95
Charlotte 97, Detroit 86
New York 113, Washington 105
Indiana 85, Chicago 83
Dallas 108, Memphis 88
Minnesota 95, San Antonio 73
LA. Clippers 86, New Orleans 75
Houston 106, Seattle 78
Portland 106, L.A. Lakers 103
Sacramento 132, Phoenix 107
Golden State 106, Utah 89

Miami vs. New Jersey
New Jersey at Miami, 3 p.m.
New Jersey at Miami, 8 p.m.
Miami at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 1
Miami at New Jersey, 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 4
New Jersey at Miami, TBA, if necessary
Friday, May 6
Miami at New Jersey, TBA, if necessary
Sunday, May 8
New Jersey at Miami, TBA, if necessary
Detroit vs. Philadelphia
L. ...., Saturday; ..,, -. -
Philadelphia at Detroit, 3 p.m.
Philadelphia at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 29
Detroit at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 1
Detroit at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 3
Philadelphia at Detroit, TBA, if necessary
Thursday, May 5
Detroit at Philadelphia, TBA, if necessary
Saturday, May 7
Philadelphia at Detroit, TBA, if necessary
Boston vs. Indiana
Indiana at Boston, 8 p.m.
Indiana at Boston, 7 p.m.
Boston at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30
Boston at Indiana, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 3
Indiana at Boston, TBA, if necessary
Thursday, May 5
Boston at Indiana, TBA, if necessary
Saturday, May 7
Indiana at Boston, TBA, if necessary
Chicago vs. Washington
Washington at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.
Washington at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30
Chicago at Washington, 3 p.m.
Monday, May 2
Chicago at Washington, TBA
Wednesday, May 4
Washington at Chicago, TBA, if neces-
Friday, May 6
Chicago at Washington, TBA, if neces-
Sunday, May 8
Washington at Chicago, TBA, if neces-
Phoenix vs. Memphis
Memphis at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.



10:30 p.m. Chicago at Los Angeles ................ SUN


8 a.m.
4:30 p.m.
6 p.m.
9 p.m.

Formula One practice (San Marino) ........ SPEED
NASCAR Busch Series qualifying (Phoenix)... SPEED
NASCAR Nextel Cup qualifying (Phoenix) .... SPEED
NASCAR Busch Series race (Phoenix).... ....... FX

7 a.m. Formula One qualifying (San Marino) ....... SPEED
7:30 p.m. NASCAR Nextel Cup race (Phoenix) ........... FOX


10 p.m. Friday Ahunanya vs. Dominick Guinn ....... ESPN2

9:45 p.m. Eliseo Castillo vs. Wladimir Kitschko .......... HBO



Florida State at Miami ......... ... SUN

1 p.m. Wake Forest at Maryland . . . . SUN
'4 p.m. South Carolina at Alabama . . . . SUN


1 p.m.
4 p.m.
1:30 a.m.

1 p.m.
3 p.m.-
1:30 a.m.

Champions Tour Legends of Golf........... ESPN
PGA Tour Shell Houston Open .............. USA
European PGA Tour Johnnie Walker Classic .... USA

Champions Tour Legends of Golf. ........... ABC
PGA Tour Shell Houston Open.............. CBS
European PGA Tour Johnnie Walker Classic .... USA


4 p.m.

Lexington Stakes and Tesio Stakes ......... ESPN2

3 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs ................ WON

7 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta. . . . . . TBS
Atlanta at Washington. . . . . . TBS
7 p.m. Texas at Tampa Bay ..................... WTVX

8 p.m. .Chicago at MetroStars ......... ... .. ESPN2

10 p.m. Chivas USA at Los Angeles........ ....ESPN2


3 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
. 8 p.m.
10:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Detroit Game 1 .......... ABC
Houston at Dallas Game 1 .............. ESPN
Indiana at Boston Game 1 ...... ....... ESPN
Sacramento at Seattle Game 1 ........... ESPN

12 p.m. Draft Day One ........................ ESPN
5:30 p.m. Draft Day One ...................... ESPN2
All Games and Times Subject to Change

Sacramento at Seattle, 10:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Seattle, 10:30 p.m.
Friday, April 29
Seattle at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 1
Seattle at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 3
Sacramento at Seattle, TBA, if necessary
Friday, May 6
Seattle at Sacramento, TBA, if necessary
Sunday, May 8
Sacramento at Seattle, TBA, if necessary
Dallas vs. Houston
Houston at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Houston at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.
Dallas at Houston, 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30
Dallas at Houston, 5:30 p.m.
Monday, May 2
Houston at Dallas, TBA, if necessary
Thursday, May 5
Dallas at Houston, TBA, if necessary
Saturday, May 7
Houston at Dallas, TBA, if necessary

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Tuesday, May 3
Memphis at Phoenix, TBA, if necessary
Thursday, May 5
Phoenix at Memphis, TBA, if necessary
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Memphis at Phoenix, TBA, if necessary
San Antonio vs. Denver
Denver at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
Denver at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
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San Antonio at Denver, 10:30 p.m.
Monday, May 2
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Denver at San Antonio, TBA, if necessary
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San Antonio at Denver, TBA, if necessary
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Denver at San Antonio, TBA, if necessary
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News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005 3B

Local Golf

Hyzny gets team, individual wins in Pinecrest men's event

Pinecrest men's association
played team and individual pro-
am points on Wednesday.
Winning first place was the
team of Joe Hyzny, Larry
Staggs, Dillard Crocker and
Ray Crocker with plus-28 and
second place was the team of
Paul Gentry, Bob Colandrea,
Larry Lamparski and Bob King
with plus-14.
Individual results: A division
winner was Joe Hyzny with
plus-10 and second place was
Joe Martini with plus-8. B divi-
sion winner was Larry Staggs
with plus-16 and second place
was Bob Lutrell with plus-6.
Tying for first place in C divi-
sion were Larry Lamparski,
Pete Mezza and Rudy Williams
with plus-7. Tying for first
place in D division were Bob
King and Joe Butler with plus-5
each and second place was
Greg Mitchell with plus-3.
The ladies association played
team and individual pro-am
points on Tuesday. Winning
first place was the team of Fran
Parks, Helen Driscoll, Nanette
Macey and Phyllis Sutter with
Individual results: A division,
Fran Parks with plus-4V2; B divi-
sion, Helen Driscoll with plus-
6; C division, Caroll Hache
with plus-1; and D division,
Ann Burke with plus-3'2.
The ladies association played
a blind partners game on April
14. Winning first place was the
team of'Lois Kistler and Mary
Jo Vermiglio with 132, second
place was the team of Betty
Ford and Helen Woodward with
138 and third place was the
team of Ruth Smith and Ginny
Cloutier with 139.
Harder Hall
The ladies league played low
gross was low net on Monday.
InA Flight, low gross was
Shirley Holt with 84 and low
net was Mary Lou Balser with
71. In B Flight, low gross was
Liz Reinhardt with 100 and low
net was Polly Blumm with 71.
Chip-ins: No. 6, Doris
Herrick; No. 17, Joyce Himler;
No. 7, Shirley Holt.
The ladies league played
guess your score April 14. First
place was Billie Aydelotte with
102-102, second place was Dori
Landrum with 98-99 and third
place was Helen Sayre with 92-
91. Chip-ins: No. 17, Billie
Aydelotte; and No. 18, Joyce
Lake Country
The men's association played
four-mari team, two best balls

on Wednesday.
Tying for first place were the
team of Frank Nemmers, Mick
Nelms, Bill Smith and Carl
Jones and the team of Ernie
Joly, Tony Marotta and Paul
Ridge with 106. Tying for sec-
ond place were the team of
Cecil MeFarland, Jens
Henricksen and Carlin Deuel
and the team of Stan Meddles,
Bob Komp and Bernie Paulson
with 107.
The ladies association played
a scramble April 14. First place
was the team of Sue Jones, Fran
Wilcox and Phylis Meddles
with 41 and second place was
the team of Maxine Sample,
Nancy Nelms, Jackie Natorski
and Anne Gurman with 42/4.
Lake June West
Winning first place in
Thursday's mixed scramble was
the team of John and Joyce
Huggett, Art and Betty Head,
Don and Beth Schuenke with
48. Second place was the team
of Frank and Jean Gallagher,
Dee and Del Block, Dick and
Norma Denhart with 49.
Closest to the pin: No. 8,
Nancy Reaney, 10-feet-2'2; No.
2, John Smithyman, 9-feet-3;
and No. 4, Frank Gallagher, 11-
The men's association played
best ball Wednesday.
Tying for first place were the
team of Bill Hintz, Mario
Cappelletti, John Byron, Don
Russell and Don Bradley and
the team of Frank Gallagher,
John Huggett, Del Block, Vince
Mathew and Dick Marino with
36. Second place was the team
of Doyan Eades, Bill Slevin,
Ken Colyer, Ted Hein and John
Smithyman with 37.
Closest to the pin: No. 2,
Dick Reaney, 8-feet-5; No. 4,
Art Head, 6-feet-7; and No. 8,
John Huggett, 5-feet-3'/.
The women's league played
Monday. Winning first place
was the team of Gloria Notaro,
Patty Mancuso, Lucy Saunders,
Margaret Schultz and Betty
Billou with 35 and second place
was the team of Doris
Stockman, Joyce Huggett, Anne
Hall, Eva Huffman and Dee
Block with 36.
Closest to the pin: No. 2,
Doris Stockman, 16-feet-4; and
No. 8, Joyce Huggett, 4-feet-3'2.
Placid Lakes
The men's association played
one best ball on par 3s, two best
balls on par 4s and three best
balls on par 5s Wednesday.
Tying for first place were the
team of Chuck Wallin, Allen
Verhage, Gary Hoekstra and
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Russ Isaacs, Jim Hays, George
DesAutels and Bill Lister with
minus-22 each.
,Closest to the pin: No. 13,
Chuck Wallin, 12 feet.
River Greens
Winning first place in the
afternoon scramble April 15
was the team of Paul
McCormac, Jim Selig, Phil
Kozak, Colleen Posey, Jo
Sherman and Jane Craigo with
16-under. Tying for second
place were the team of Bob
Monk, Joe Craigo, Fred Little,
Betty Wallace, Ed Westfield
and Don Davenport and the
team of Dr. C. Seralde, Michele
Koon, Pat Monk, Cliff
Hamilton, Don Hall, Don
Rauser and Lois Little with 12-
under each. Third place was the
team of Dan McQuiston, Jim
Sizemore, George Meeker,
Melba Bradshaw, John Yoder
and Jack Auman with 11-under.
In the morning scramble
April 15, the team of Warren
Herendeeh, Dorothy
Herendeen, Cliff Steele and
Mary Steele took first place.
Tying for second place were the
team of. Fred Evans, Diane
Evans, Vin Stoddard and
Harold Plagens and the team of
Ken Brunswick, Carolyn
Brunswick, James Wright and
Jeanette Rowe.
The Morrison Group played
April 14. First place was the
team of Cliff Aubin, Ray Knauf,
Jerry Lewis and Jerry
Malabrigo and tying for second
place were the team of Harold
Kline, Vin Stoddard, Ed Mosser
and Jim Anderson and the team
of Joe Craigo, Russ Rudd,
Clifford Hamilton and Kenneth

The ladies association played
a pro-am April 14. Winning first
place was the team of Marge
McDonald, Aurel Mack,
Jeanine Persails and Dot
Witzke. Tying for second place
were the team of Patti Wedge,
Colleen Posey and Annie
Kozak and the team of Doris
Selig, Carol Long, Elaine
Kepplei and Lois Knoblauch.
Individual results: First place
was Fran Neil and tying for sec-
ond place were Penny Anderson
and Lois Knoblauch.
The Lake Damon group
played April 14. Winning first
place was the team of K. Koon,
J. Yoder, T. Lewis, D. Mundt,
G. Clauws, H. Neil and J. Selig.
The men's association played
a pro-am April 13. Winning first
place was the team of Sol
Petruzzi, John Van Slooten,
Grant Scharf and Lefty St.
Pierre and second place was the
team of Russ Rudd, Leo
Persails and Ben Hoover. Tying
for third place were the team of
Dick Long, Jim Wright, Elton
Cate and Warren Herendeen,
the team of Jim Merkle, Jerry
Malabrigo, Harold Kline and
Cliff Steele and the team of Jim
Cercy, Bob Monk, Jim Stuber
and Butch Smith.
Individual results: A Flight
winner was Grant Scharf with
plus-7 and second place was
Jim Anderson with plus-4. B
Flight winner was Lefty St.
Pierre with plus-6 and second
place was Frank Conroy with
plus-5. C Flight winner was Jim
Stuber with plus-4'2 and second
place was Ben Hoover with
plus-3'/2. D Flight winner was
Leo Persails with plus-5; and
second place was Sol Petruzzi
with plus-4'/2.
The men's association played
two of four. Winning first place
was the team of Harold Plagens,
Jerry Malabrigo, Bob Rader and
Sol Petruzzi, second place was
the team of Kenneth
Brunswick, Leo Persails, Bob
Billings and Al Farrell and third
place, was the team of Terry
Dray, Bill Gast, Dick Long and
Bill Quercia.
Closest to the pin: No. 3,

Dick Lynch; No. 5, Butch
Smith; No. 12, Terry Dray; No.
17, Harold Lee.
The Morrison Group .played
April 12. First place was the
team of Don Rauser, Romey
Febre, Gene Lewis and Cliff
Aubin, second place was the
team of Jim Anderson, Joe
Craigo, Harold Kline and Bob
Monk and third place was the
team of Paul McCormac, Dick
Lynch, Ed Mosser and Terry
The Golfettes played April
12. In Flight 1, first place was
B. Stuber, second place was M.
Koon, A. Kozak and B.
LeBlanc. Flight 2 winners were
F. Smith, A. Mack and B.
Wallace. Flight 3 winner was J.
Craigo, second place was B.
Rudd and tying for third place
were B. Ketterer and J.
Sebring Municipal
The Sebring Women's Golf.
Association played a modified
scotch twosome on Tuesday.
Winning first place were
Kathy Nye and Velma Stewart
with 63, second place were
Sonya Spatafore and Chris
Young with 67 and third place
were Aeja Pahk and Julie
Couture with 67.5.
The men's association played
individually to match par in two
Flights on April 14. Tony Flynn
won first place in the first Flight
at 6-under par. Gale Monda tied
with Red Bohanon for second at
5-under, Bill Morris was fourth
at minus-4 and Jan Hard tied
with Jay Reeb for fifth at 3-
under. In the second Flight,
Mike Rose tied with Don
Schroeder for first place at 4-
under. Howard Weekley
was third at 3-under, George
Thomas Sr. was fourth at
minus-2 and Joe Morris fin-
ished in fifth place at 1-under.
Closest to the pin on
Panther-14 were the team of:
John Delaney and Martin
Francoeur, 7-feet-10, and Vern
Hemly and Leon Van, 20-feet-
The men played a two-man

Saturday May 7, 2005
e: 8:00am Shotgun Start
Site: Highlands Ridge North Course
Format: make your own team
3 Flights: Determined by team
Score on 9 holes

team scramble April 12.
First place in the first Flight
was won by the team of Randy
Leone and Joe Decerbo with a
net 54. The team of John
Delaney and Martin Francoeur
tied with the team of Roger
Wright and Gale Monda for
second at 55, and the team of
Bud Kammerman and Jay Reeb
was fourth at 56.
First place in the second
Flight was won by the team of
Bob Blackwell and Bill Roth
with a net score of 53. They
were followed by the team of
Jerry May and George
Lamoureaux at 54 and there
was a three-way tie for third
between the team of Vern
Hemly and Leon Van, the team
of Joe Morris and Bill Morris
and the team of Ray Normandin
and Dan Porter, all in at 55.
The women played a low
gross, low net event on April 6.
In A Flight, low gross was
Teri Swisher with 79 and sec-
ond was Nina Greene with 80.
Low net was Janice Ables with
68 and second was Pearl
Bradford at 70. Low gross in B
Flight was Jan Nelson with 89
and second was Grace Albert
with 90. Low net was Donna
Ryan with 67 and Marg Bates
was second with 69.
C Flight low gross was
Sharon Warner with 91 and sec-
ond was Joann Deweese with
92. Low net was Helen Miller
with 66 and second was Boni
Berg with 67.
In D Flight, low gross was
Norma Brosmer with 97 and
Ellie Demitz was second at 99.
Jean Donahue was low net at 64
and Isabelle Brochu was second
with 67.
In the March 30
member/member tourney, A
Flight winners were Linda
Eicher and Loretta Flynn wiht
57, B Flight winners were
Joann Deweese and Debbie
Delaney with 57, C Flight win-
ners were Joann Koller and
Karen. Schauwecker with, 57
and D Flight winners with 56
were Joann Rinehart and
Norma Brosmer.

Crooked Lake is where the big

bass are being taken these days

I am sure every bass fisher-
man in the state of Florida has
heard of Lake Walk-in-Water
in Frostproof and its reputation
for producing an abundance of
large bass; The fishing there
has been a little slow lately, but
some fellows are still catching
respectable-sized bass. The
fishing is good on the lake,
although the larger bass are not
actually jumping in the boat.
This 7,500-acre lake has
beds of hydrilla throughout,
making excellent habitat for
the big bass that are plentiful
Probably not as many large'
bass are being caught now as
there were a few years ago, but
anglers still have a better
chance of taking a trophy from
Walk-in-Water than most other
A catch of 10 or more bass
in the 3- to 6-pound range is
not unusual. Top-water lures,



spinnerbaits and jerkbaits
along with live wild shiners are
taking the better fish. The size
of bass being taken is good,
but the numbers are a little
There is another lake in
close proximity that is actually
hotter right now for big bass
action. Crooked Lake, south of
Lake Wales, seems to be the
place to catch a trophy bass

Continued from 1B
suddenly the finish line was right in front of me.
My goal at state is to bust a 59 (seconds)."
Avon Park girls coach Germaine Wilson was
proud of his two qualifiers.
"We knew we had to come to this meet and do
better than we did last year," he said. "All week,
we just stressed top four and the girls just stayed
very focused in practice."
Jorge Gonzalez of Avon Park just missed a trip
to state in the pole vault, coming up one inch
short in a tiebreaker, and the Devils' 4x100 relay

these days. Access to the lake
is on State Road 17, according
to my informants.
In the past few weeks, there
have been some really large
bass taken from Crooked Lake.
Several weighed over 15
pounds and one reportedly
topped 18 pounds.
If you are craving to catch a
monster bass, now is the time
and Crooked Lake is the place.
The larger bass are being taken
on live wild shiners.
For live shiners, stop in and
see Ron at the Fisherman's
Candy Store east of U.S. 27 on
State Road 60, across from
Wal-Mart. Just remember that
they are closed on Sundays.
If you get a chance to go, I
hope you get a wall-hanger,
and if you do, I would appreci-
ate a picture for this column.

.Lloyd Jones can be e-mailed at

team was also fifth.
"I was pleased with our boys overall," Avon
Park coach Chet Brojek said. "We just have one
going to state, but we had a couple of fifth-place
finished and a sixth place.
"This is like our state meet used to be when we
were in a smaller classification. It is tough to get
to state from this regional. We won nine meets in
a row this year, including district. I would have
liked to have seen three seniors Jorge
Gonzales, Michael Taylor and Joe Watt go to
state because they worked hard this season."

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Dixie days

Albom's punishment doesn't fit his crime

7s- -..

Caleb Hawkey (left) makes a leaping catch in center field for R.J. Gators in a Dixie Youth Majors
(ages 11-12) game and Zachary Stoll hits a ground ball for Avon Park Moose Lodge in a Dixie Boys
(ages 13-14) game at Max Long Recreational Complex on Thursday.

Continued from 1B
locker room, exercise facilities, team uniforms
and more will be made over," but Cox said
specifics were not discussed when he met with
"That was not disclosed, and I'm not sure if the
producers even knew that answer, anyway," he
Regardless, Cox has seen nothing but positives
in a project that "would be definitely a first time
for us in this area."
"If we are selected, there's a detailed contract
that the school board, myself and our school
board attorney would, have to approve, but noth-
ing in the interview or the visit came to mind of
any concern," he said.
One thing that's sure not to be signed over,
though, is Maddox's control.
"One of the things I told them was I was not
going to give up control of personnel decisions
and game-time decisions," he said. "I'm comfort-
able enough. I've won enough that I'm comfort-
able with what I'm doing and what we're trying

to do, and we're on track to get where we need to
Maddox has indeed had plenty of success in
the past, having won two state titles, most recent-
ly at Taylor County in 1997, where he inherited
players who had gone winless at both the middle
school and junior varsity levels. Yet he isn't con-
cemed that the show would be a distraction, and
is instead pleased with the enthusiasm it's gener-
"It's got the kids talking about football right
here at the beginning of spring football, which is
good for us, and its got some excitement in the
school," he said. "There's already some excite-
ment because we know we're going to be much
better in football. We might not be great but
we're going to be a heck of a lot better."
Even if "Bound for Glory" decides not to come
to Lake Placid, the Green Dragons are still going
places, Maddox said.
"It would be a lot of fun to have those people
around, but we don't want to get so excited so
that if it doesn't happen, everybody thinks we're
going to go. in the toilet," he said. "That's not
going to happen."

In a way, I guess it's karmic
Detroit Free Press columnist
Mitch Albom became more
rich and famous than in his
wildest dreams when his book,
"Tuesdays with Morrie,"
became a rousing, cross-demo-
graphic success in the 1990s.
Though already prominent as a
sports columnist, Albom was
transformed into a world-
famous, A-list celebrity.
Now, with the same swift-
ness and passion with which he
was exalted, Albom is being
assailed seemingly without end
for a minor, routine error.
It has been over two weeks
since it was revealed Albom
presupposed, in writing, that
two former Michigan State
basketball players would be at
the Final Four when it turned
out they had a last-minute
change of plans. It has been
almost as long since he issued
an apology filled with harsh
rebuke of his own inattention
to detail, along with a promise
it won't happen again.
Yet for some reason, the
righteousness brigade won't
put this non-issue to bed.
The Free Press put Albom
on paid leave while it is inves-
tigating the matter, but one
hopes he's not receiving the
same upbraiding behind closed
doors that the fabricator of the
recent Bo Jackson story
appears to deserve.
Nor should Albom be sub-
jected to the scathing and
aghast commentary that's
spewing from outside his


Chuck Myron

The Philadelphia Inquirer's
Don Steinberg went so far as
to write that Albom's peccadil-
lo was "as much a blow to the
credibility of sportswriting as
steroids have been to the credi-
bility of baseball."
Editor and Publisher dis-
patched a reporter at this
week's annual gathering of the
American Society of
Newspaper Editors to ask the
various journalistic gatekeepers
if the Free Press should dump
Albom. While only one editor
said he would fire him without
question, the prevailing tenor
seemed to be that Albom is
getting what he deserves.
Perhaps most symbolic was
an item in the USA Today, with
the dire question of a headline,
"Will Albom's woes taint jour-
nalism?" and an accompanying
caption that read "Mitch
Albom: Put fiction in the
In the file photo, Albom is
standing in front of a promo-
tional backdrop for the TV

movie version of his "Morrie"
follow-up, "The Five People
You Meet in Heaven," with his
typical sheepish grin, and you
half-expect him to speak up
and say "Wait a second! How
did I get in this mess?"
It's true this would never
have happened if Albom hadn't
made a mistake. Whenever
inaccuries make it into print, it
is regrettable, and sometimes
they can cause serious damage
to people and their reputations.
But, in this case, with the
sticking point surrounding the
simple question of whether two
men attended a basketball
game or not, there is nothing
approaching such gravitas.
Even Mateen Cleaves, one
of the players alleged to have
sat in the stands, has said he's
sorry Albom has come under
such fire.
While others believe that
Albom's indiscretion is a sign
that others are just as capri-
cious when it comes to the
important facts they gather,
those of us who know Albom's
work can safely make the
assumption that he would have
subjected his copy to more
scrutiny if there were truly
pressing issues at hand.
But there weren't.
Instead, Albom simply gave
a miniscule particular the the
tiny bit of time and attention it
warranted, and then moved on
with his life. I suggest the rest
of us do the same.

Chuck Myron is a sports writer
for the News-Sun.

Horseshoe hotshots

Continued from 1B
ners thrown out at second. "Our
old nemesis showed up again.
We left 11 guys on base again
today and we've averaged 11
guys a game against Broward.
It's unbelievable. In the four
games, we've left 44 on base
against them."
Three singles from Crone,
who reached base all four times
at bat, Trey Cleveland's leadoff
single and one-out doubles by
DeWayne Bailey .and Jimmy
Miles all went to waste as
Roberts struck out nine in 7 1/3
innings before giving way to
Mike Alvarez, who retired all
five batters he faced striking
out the final four to get the
"You expect it to be a little
different than a shutout to end
the season," Hitt said. "I would
not have predicted the outcome
of this game. I would have
never have predicted an out-
come like this at all, where an
egg (zero) was next to our name

Continued from 1B
same spot.
"In all of the games we've
played, it's amazing how many
games are won and lost in the
first inning," said Rewis. "It's
just the momentum and stuff. If
you have a good inning, every-
body seems to have a good
Combined, the four seniors
finished 7-for-ll with 5 RBIs.
Junior Chris Welbom kept
Haines City off balance all
night, allowing only five
baserunners while tossing a
five-inning gem and driving in
Chaz Abeln for the final run of
the game.
The win avenged a loss to the
Hornets three weeks ago in
which Welborn picked up the
"I came in during the last
inning of the last game against
them and they got a few good,
lucky hits," Welborn said. "But
you know, I wanted revenge' in
this game and I was waiting for
this game."

I never
'I would


predicted an

outcome like this

at all.'


,to finish the year."
The Seahawks (31-14), who
started a three-game series
against Palm Beach on
Thursday, put together a three-
hit, two-run inning against
SFCC starter Andy Polk in the
fourth, and a leadoff walk in the
fifth ended Polk's day and
brought on Colin Marshall in
relief. Marshall was chased by
two doubles in the seventh that
made it 3-0 before David
Kellerberg got the Panthers out
of that jam, but the damage was
,more than done.
"We pitched and played good

"We needed about five or six
innings out of him and he did a
great job," Rewis said of his
Vazquez's homer on a fast-
ball away led to a two-hit,
three-run run inning gave
Welborn all the support he
would need.
"I was thinking fastball and
he came at me with a fastball,"
Vazquez said of his homer.
"The outfielder kept running
and I though he was going to
catch it."
The very next inning the
Streaks worked Hornet pitcher
Darris Maze to load the bases
with no outs. Vazquez ripped
another single to bring up
Williams, who was 3-for-3 on
the night.
One pitch later, Sebring
grabbed a 7-0 lead when the
shortstop drilled the Streaks'
12th home run of the season to
the football field.
"I was just trying to have fun,
not do to much",the senior said
of the at-bat. "One of the last
games and it's senior night, so
just trying to have fun in one of

defense," Hitt said. "We .were
really ready to go there, but I
thought our hitters got some
pitches to hit that they missed
"That's a pretty dadgum
good club over there," Hitt said
of Broward. "They have been
all year. They've got pitching,
they've got offense, they can
play defense, they do it all."
Hitt said it would be hard to
bid farewell to the 13 sopho-
mores, who complied 71 wins,
two straight playoff appear-
ances and a trip to the state
tournament in their two sea-
"They set a lot of precedents
at this school. They'll be a
tough group to say goodbye to,
but we've got to welcome back
the freshmen that will return to
this program next year as soph-
omores and welcome in the new
class and get ready.
"There's no rest for the
weary. It's one of those things
where you've just got to get
ready for next year."

the last nights out here."
After the Hornets countered
with a run in the third, Sebring
answered with a set of runs in
the fourth to go up 10-1.
Abeln drove in two of the
three scores when his bunt was
thrown into right field, resulting
in a three-base error. He would
then come in on a wild pitch
before Welborn's single to right
ended the game.
"(Welborn) and Dusty have
really hit the ball well lately and
it really doesn't surprise me,"
said Rewis.
Two days earlier, the Streaks
locked up the top seed in the
district, sweeping the season
series against Riverdale with a
4-2 win. Sebring now will host
the district tournament and get a
first round bye.
"Feels really good to get that
first round bye," said Welborn.
"Get a day off, see if we can
win the championship."
"It helps out our pitching a
lot," said Williams. "And it
helps us out that we don't have
to play a lot of games, we just
have a couple."

S. -- ..''

Four Sebring men made their annual trip to compete in the horseshoe competition at the Sugar Fest
in Clewiston Saturday, but only two came back winners. The doubles team (from left) Haywood
Sanders and Hubert Holdman won first place while Stanley Holdman and Adam Wallace got
bumped out of the contest. Sanders said the tournament was organized differently this year by mak-
ing the top players 'knock heads' in the beginning.

Continued from 1B
game-tying sacrifice fly set the
stage for Gose's chopper.
"There's a difference
between being close and under-
standing what it takes to win,
and it shows," Hardee head
coach Donnie Carver said.
"Kim Ward didn't give up an
earned run tonight. They got six
runs, all on errors."
Ward, a South Florida
Community College signee,
battled despite knowing her
grandfather was near death after
a severe stroke.
"She's had a tough go of it
this season," Carver said. "To
come out and give heart like
that, it says the world about her.
(Head coach) Carlos (Falla) is
getting a good player at SFCC."
While Carver was disap-
pointed the team could not
deliver the win for Ward, he
hated, too, to see the Wildcats'
finest hitting night of the season
go for naught.
"That's the.best we've hit the
ball all season," he said. "We

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only struck out twice. Usually
we average about 13 a game."
Carver was impressed that it
came against Carson (5-5), who
allowed only three hits in the
first six innings before giving
up three in the seventh and two
in the eighth, while emerging
with a complete game win.
"Kendall did a great job on
the mound," Tolar said. "She
just got rattled there in the sev-
Yet her defense, which
turned a pair of double plays,
was there to back her up. Tolar
pointed to the play of Jessica
Cooley, who was converted
from catcher to second baseman
three-quarters of the way
through the season, as key.

"Jessica had a really great
night defensively," he said-. "I
can't ask for more than what
she did."
Carver believes if he can see
such adjustments from the
Wildcats, his team can win the
District 10-3A tournament as a
No. 5 seed.
"We've got a chance to win
districts," he said. "I hope the
girls believe in themselves."
Tolar just wants to see his
team hit more consistently as it
enters the District 14-4A post-
season, but the Streaks dis-
played an ability to come
through in the clutch Thursday.
"I'd have liked to have hit the
ball better than we did, but we
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My cat lurked in the
shrubs watching her prey -
the unsuspecting lizards and
birds. Quietly she laid wait-
ing to pounce when her prey
was unaware about the dan-
gers surrounding them. As I
watch my cat, I think of the
sexual molesters and
With evil intentions and
uncontrolled sexual impulses,
they lurk in our neighbor-
hoods, parks, playgrounds,
supermarkets, malls and
shopping centers, places of
worship and in the vicinity of
our schools. And just like my
cat and other animals of prey,
the sexual predator is laying
in wait to pounce on unsus-
pecting children. The preda-
tor sneaks into the homes of
unsuspecting adults robbing
their children of their inno-
cence, their mental health
and even their lives.
Recently, my son and I
came face to face with a reg-
istered sex-offender, at a
church we were visiting.
While I know that people can
change and become good
with God's guidance, and
that he was not a threat in
that public arena, still his
presence with all the children
.in attendance made me feel
uncomfortable. Surely, law
enforcement officers told him
to stay away from places
children frequent.
A mother of two came to
the News-Sun with her con-
cerns and revealed that a sex-
ual predator who lives in
close proximity of a Sebring
school has been seen hanging
_ out after school has been
released and watching the
students on their way home.
This mother went on to say
that she had an uneasy feel-
ing knowing that he was
lurking close by, especially
after school.
A respected member of the
community revealed to me
that she was in her car and
had stopped at a traffic light,
when she happened to look
in the car next to hers, and
there sat an individual mas-
turbating. She said that she
was shocked, but at the same
time relieved that her chil-
dren were not traveling with
These felons have placed
parents in a state of panic-
fear. Recently, I learned
about the troubles of a moth-
er who is a professional
career woman, whose hus-
band works at night. She is
so fearful for her children's
safety that she had placed
additional beds in her bed-
room so that they can all
sleep together. This mother is
traumatized by what has been
happening in recent months,
and more so since Jessica
Lunsford's kidnapping and
subsequent murder. Not only
are the families of victims
traumatized but also parents
with no ties to the victims of
these horrendous crimes.
Sheriff Jeff Daisy along
with Mark Lunsford,
Jessica's father, went to
Tallahassee to push for
tougher laws against sexual
predators, and tougher laws
for those who harbor sex
offenders illegally.
The two are seeking to
have the "Jessica's Law"
passed. If this law is passed,
funding would be available
for Global Positioning
Satellite tracking, where seri-
ous offenders would face
lifelong monitoring. They
also are calling for tougher
penalties for those who are
found guilty of harboring
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POW survives German torture

School honors his

News-Sun correspondent
eorge Sekel of Sebring was inducted into
Sthe Meadowbrook, Ohio High School Hall
of Fame April 23.
The purpose is to recognize and honor those
who through their performance and achievements
reflect credit on the school. Also, it is to inspire
present-day students to establish goals for their
futures, and rise to high levels of achievement.
"I know George personally and he is truly a
compassionate, good person, always looking for
the best in everyone with whom he associates. He
is definitely deserving of the honor,"
Meadowbrook High School Principal Charles E.
Chippi said.
& Sekel was born and raised in Buffalo, Ohio,
attending Buffalo High School, which was later
consolidated with others to form Meadowbrook.
"My family was poor. But my goal was to
make something of myself. I'd sit in study hall
and look at magazines from different institutes
and focused on Muskingham College. Our French
class went there to see a French play. 'Boy,
would I like to be in that play,' I thought. And
eventually, I was," Sekel-said.
At Muskingham College in New Concord,
Ohio (astronaut John Glenn graduated one year
earlier) Sekel worked with the groundskeeper,
mowing and trimming to pay for tuition. In
December 1942, of his freshman year, he enlisted
in the Army Reserves and was selected for Army
Specialist Training Program similar to today's
Reserve Officers' Training Corps. He only fin-
ished his second semester before being called up
in May 1943, not completing his last three years
until after the war.

Off to war
In January 1944, Sekel landed at Anzio, Italy.
He was a private in the 179th Infantry, 45th
Regiment. Overrun by the Germans, in February
Sekel was taken prisoner.
"It can't be described. Our company was sur-
rounded. My commanding officer told me 'it's no
use' and we put down our arms and surrendered,"
SSekel said.
The prisoners of war were marched out of
Anzio, leaving behind the dead and frozen. It was
a demoralizing no-man's land and American
planes strafed them several times, mistaking the
columns of POWs for Germans.
"The bullets zinged along the bank as they
came straight at us, but when they winged, and
were able to recognize us as Americans and stop
firing," Sekel said.
Marched all the way to Rome, the prisoners
were taken to a movie studio. \ which v. as like a
large barn. The floor was covered with striw -and

excrement. Men were crammed a\ all-to- -
wall ... many of them sick and
wounded. 4
"You could barely .
move. There were \
hundreds of us, and
when I asked about my
commanding officer, I
was told he'd escaped. \
Something clicked. I had
to get out, and I dedicated .
the rest of my time to escape \
and sabotage their war effort. \
That became my mantra ind I
was pretty successful in little
ways," Sekel said. \
Later they were taken to a
barbed wire camp and it was the
first time Sekel ate a cat. \
"It was delicious. The German \
commandant had a German shepherd \
we wanted, but we never caught it. I
quickly developed the mentality of a
predator in order to surn i\ e." Sekel said.
For six months his family) recei ed
cables first saying he was missing in
action and then dead. He'd become a non-
person. There was no record of Sekel, but
that wasn't unusual. He was only one of thou-
sands of the numerous nationalities interred in the
Laterina, Italy camp.

Trying to escape
"My first escape was a silly idea. We'd traded
to be in a barracks close to the fence. We decided
a first wave of men would throw themselves
across the fence as a bridge and the rest would
climb over them. A few got out. But they were
killed and brought back and shown to us as an
example," Sekel said.
The next escape plan was to dig a tunnel -
from the end of the barracks to the fence was
approximately 100 yards, and on the other side
was a stream. There was an air raid gully behind
the barracks, which the prisoners were continu-
ously cleaning out, so they filled their pant legs
and pockets with dirt from the tunnel and scat-
tered it in the gully. Only large enough to crawl

George Sekel peruses his POW certificate with pho-
tos on his coffee table at his Sebring home. It says:
'Notice: American POW #15360427 George Sekel
on 4/3/44 became prisoner of war. No pocket money
has been given him until now.'

him in a hole on the parade grounds and kept him
in it two weeks. We crawled out at night and
brought him food. And he lived," Sekel said.
Finally, in a German POW camp at Moosburg
(north of Munich) they were registered. At Stalag
7A there were thousands of men.
"We were bad off, but there was a separate sec-
tion of the camp for the Russians. And they did-
n't get anything," Sekel said.
Escape was a constant plan. He faked sickness
in an attempt to be repatriated, and was sent to
the hospital.
"I ate cellophane because it shows up as a scar
on your stomach. We had all kinds of tricks.
While I was in the hospital two weeks, I organ-
ized a basketball game against the French who
worked in the hospital as orderlies. I'd egg them
on: 'Us sick Americans can beat you.' I played
my heart out in that game, then ran back to my
bed and covered myself with the blanket. When
the doctors came to check me and lifted the blan-
ket, the steam actually rose in that cold room.
They diagnosed me with fever, and the next thing
I knew I was operated on. Much later in life
when my gallbladder was removed, it was dis-
covered the Germans had removed my appen-
dix," Sekel said.
At Moosburg, Sekel worked on a hof (an
estate) doing farm work with German villagers.
In September and October, they harvested wheat
with a thrashing machine, and he sabotaged it
with rocks, but only stopped it temporarily. He
also cut wood, which was given to various fami-
lies living on this estate.
Toward the end, he was sent to Hammerstein
2B in north central Pomerania. Since this was
near Danzig Poland, they were more hesitant
about escape because it meant going to Russia.
However, plans continued.
"Out of 12 Americans, three of us were plot-
ting actively and the others were sympathetic.
But there was always the fear that someone might
report you," Sekel said.
Afraid to.speak openly, they used hand signals.
In December 1944, they could hear the guns on
the Russian front as their captors and villagers,
readied for evacuation. But it was the POWs

'~ ho prepared wagons for their getaway,
Sweaving straw as a cover for
them to hide under.
The POWs were
then marched to
Another hof on the
.Baltic Sea west of
/ Danzig. Other prison-
S.... / ers being moved along
./the same route joined
'"I carried a wooden
Ssuicase, and I had a lot of
Ntuff. By that time we were
recei% ing care packages,
., "" h/ which were divided among
/ four or five men. But eventual-
ore l our baggage became too
n, I a ,/ hea y and we left it along the
r n oaq, -r bo"rn / roadside. It was enough just to

This is a prisoner of war camp at Moosburg, Germany (north of Munich). This was taken on Sekel's
return trip in the 1950s.






News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005


Past and present favorites come home on DVD

To escape the spring movie doldrums,
look no further than DVD.
The blockbusters of fall and winter 2004
are marching into video stores over the next
few weeks along with several must-see
art classics that never made it out of the big
cities in their theatrical release.
For example, this week alone, you can
see Zhang Yimou's epic martial arts
romance, "House of the Flying Daggers,"
or watch John Travolta play a failed mid-
dle-aged writer in "A Love Song for Bobby
Not everything is for the intelligencia.
Vin Diesel's "XXX" is coming out again on
DVD ratcheted up with new features. If
your in the mood for classic camp, you can
catch Errol Flynn in the 1935 version of
"Captain Blood."
Here's a sampling of what's in store:

New this week
"House of the Flying Daggers" -
Zhang Yimou's sweeping, color-soaked
blend of romance and fantasy martial arts
comes to the small screen. Two Chinese
soldiers become ensnared in a love triangle
when they use a blind dancer to lead them
to a band of revolutionaries. All-star Asian
cast features Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau
and Zhang Ziyi. Released by: Columbia
Tri-Star Home Video. Running time: 1
hour, 58 minutes. Rated: PG-13.
"Captain Blood" In 1935, director
Michael ("Casablanca") Curtiz launched an
eight-picture acting partnership that would
go on to turn one of his most popular cre-
ations "Robin Hood" into a classic.
Errol Flynn is an English physician who
becomes wrongfully enslaved and upon his
escape turns to piracy. Olivia de Havilland
is the woman he desires. Released by:
Warner Bros. Running time: 1 hour, 39
minutes. Not rated.
"Meet the Fockers" Once should
have been enough for this saga about mis-
matched blended families. In the sequel to
"Meet the Parents," Greg Focker, (Ben
Stiller) and Pam Byrnes (Teri Polo) endure
more pre-marital embarrassment when their
families are introduced to each other. More
dizzying, raunchy silliness ensues. Also
stars Robert DeNiro, Dustin Hoffman,
Barbra Streisand and Blythe Danner.
DVD's special features include an extended
version of the film, 85 bloopers and deleted
-scenes, and a mini-documentary about
i"Jinks the cat." Released by: Universal
Pictures (2004). Running time: 1 hour, 55
minutes. Rated: PG-13.
"A Love Song for Bobby Long" -
Connecting the high-wattage John Travolta
with the sparkling Scarlett Johansson gen-
erated no electricity at the box office. In
this limited release disappearing act, a
young woman (Johansson) returns to her
New Orleans childhood home after the
death of her mother, only to find that it is
occupied by two squatters a once brilliant
novelist and his faithful assistant. Released
by: Lions Gate Films (2004). Running
time: 1 hour, 59 minutes. Rated: R.
"XXX: The Unrated Director's Cut" -
If hardcore Vin Diesel fans were disheart-
ened by his family friendly turn in "The
Pacifier," they can revisit him in one of his
earlier star-making roles. Diesel plays an
extreme sports athlete who is called upon to
handle a dirty job for the government. As a
reluctant super-spy, he gets the big guns,
the fast cars and, of course, the girls.
Special features include an audio commen-
tary by director Rob Cohen, several fea-
turettes, and Hatebreed's music video "I
Will be Heard." Released by: Columbia
Pictures (2002). Running time: 2 hours, 4
minutes. Not rated.

"'Copyrighted Material

Barbara.Hershey (left) and Bette Midler are lifelong friends with contrasting personalities in
'Beaches.' On April 26, 1988 tearjerker is coming to DVD as a special edition.

April 26
"The Assassination of Richard
Nixon" This fact-based feature went
belly-up when it was released in January;
now, four months later, it has positioned its
scope on the home audience. Sean Penn
plays the businessman who wants to assas-
sinated the President, which happened in
1974. Also stars Naomi Watts and Don
Cheadle. Released by: ThinkFilm (2004).
Running time: I hour 35 minutes. Rated: R.
"Beaches: Special Edition" Two
girls one shy and thoughtful, .one brassy
and bold form a lifelong friendship that
takes them through life's ups and downs.
Directed by Garry Marshall, this 1988 tear-
jerker stars Barbara Hershey and Bette
Midler. DVD includes commentary by the
director, Midler's "Wind Beneath My
Wings" music video, and Hershey's screen
test. Released by: Buena Vista Home
Video. Running time: 2 hours. Rated: PG-
"Lemony Snicket's A Series of
Unfortunate Events" In this big screen
adaptation of the best-selling "Lemony
Snicket" novels, the persecuted child
heroes, the Baudelaires, are overshadowed
by computer-generated sets and the adult
stars. Jim Carrey's subdued wackiness as
the villainous Count Olaf make this a
much-see movie, while. Meryl Streep adds
comedy as the dotty Aunt Josephine.
Among the extras are 23 featurettes, delet-
ed scenes and outtakes, and commentary by
director Brad Silberling. Released by
Paramount Home Video. Running time: 1
hour, 48 minutes. Rated: PG.
"Lullaby of Broadway" Melinda
Howard (Doris Day) is about to make it big
with a musical troupe but returns home to
be reunited with her supposedly successful
mother. Mom stages on an elaborate cha-
rade to convince her daughter than she is
actually a wealthy Broadway star not a
burnt-out alcoholic. Eventually, Melinda's
true talent shines and she catches the eye of
a bona-fide Broadway producer and a
dancer poised to become a big star.
Originally released in 1951. Released by:
Warner Home Video. Running time: 1 hour,
32 minutes.'Not rated. Other new releases
of Hollywood oldies but goodies are "Love
Me or Leave Me" (1955), "Young Man
with a Horn," (1950) and "Please Don't
Eat the Daisies." (1960)
On the TV front, watch for "ER: The
Complete Third Season," "Highway to
Heaven: Season One" and "The Waltons:
The Complete Second Season"

May 3
"National Treasure" Did the found-
ing fathers leave a string of clues pointing
to the whereabouts of a fabulous European
treasure? Nicholas Cage is convinced, but
his dad (John Voight) thinks his son has
inherited the family's special wacko gene.
Also stars Diane Kruger as a historian who
buys into Cage's far-fetched theory, and
Justin Bartha as Cage's underappreciated
sidekick. Features include deleted scenes,
an alternate ending, several featurettes
("Treasure Hunters Revealed" focuses on
modem-day treasure hunters) and an inter-
active puzzle and commentary by director
Jon Turteltaub. Released by: Walt Disney
Home Video. Running time: 2 hours, 11
minutes. Rated: PG.
"The Phantom of the Opera" In the
Paris Opera House, a luminous young
opera singer is possessed by a mysterious
phantom until a childhood sweetheart
returns to reclaim her love. "Phantom" is
Joel Schumacher's movie version of
Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical ver-
sion of Gaston Leroux's novel. Long on big
musical numbers and elaborate art design;
short on plot and sensible characters. Stars
Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler and Patrick
Wilson. DVD has featurettes on "The
Story of, the Phantom of the Opera," mak-
ing of featurettes and one perhaps only -
scene that was cut from this very long
movie. Released by: Warner Home Video.
Running time: 2 hours, 23 minutes. Rated:
"Spaceballs: The Collector's
Edition" With the help of Rick Moranis
and the late John Candy, Mel Brooks tries
to recreate the glory of "Young
Frankenstein" in his 1987 send-up of sci-
ence fiction movies namely "Star Wars."
This set of two DVDs has three featurettes,
including "John Candy: Comic Spirit" as
well as art and costume galleries. Released
by: MGM. Running time: 1 hour, 36 min-
utes. Rated: PG. Other blasts from the past
being released on DVD are "Tall in the
Saddle" (1944), "The Sea Chase" (1955)
and Disney's "That Darn Cat!" (1965).
Catch up on favorite TV shows with
"Dawson's Creek: The Complete Fifth
Season," "The Gilmore Girls: The
Complete Third Season" and "King of the
Hill: The Complete Fourth Season."

Sharon Jones has a master's degree in film
from the American University in
Washington, D.C. To read past movie
reviews, visit her Web site at h'ttp://the-
movierevue.com or the News-Sun's Web
site at http://www.newssun.com.

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Alliance Church
of Sebring
SEBRING Continuing his
series on James, Pastor George
Schoolcraft will give the ser-
mon "How to Live Like Christ"
at the morning worship service
Sunday. The congregation is
temporarily meeting at the
Sudan Interior Mission chapel
while repairs are being made to
its own church.
Avon Park First
Presbyterian Church
AVON PARK The pastor
will deliver the sermon
"Master" at the morning wor-
ship service Sunday. The
Chancel Choir will sing "Lord
of My Life," under the direction
from Wendy Garcia.
Tom Christoph's Sunday
school class will study Joshua,
Chapters 20-21, "The
Assignment of Cities to the
Buttonwood Bay Church
SEBRING On Sunday the
Rev. Howard Flota will give the
sermon "Rewards of
Obedience" with 2 Kings 5:1-
14 as his scripture. Music will
be by Bill Shearer. The choir is
taking the summer off and will
resume in November.
Christian Science Society
SEBRING The sermon
Sunday morning will be
"Probation After Death," based
on Proverbs 4:18, which reads,
"...the path of the just is as the
shining light, that shineth more
and more unto the perfect day."
Covenant Presbyterian
Church (PCA)
SEBRING The church
will observe Communion on
A picnic will be held in the'
afternoon Sunday at Highlands
Hammock State Park. Food will
be provided. Regular admission
will apply $4 per vehicle for
up to eight passengers. There
will not be an evening service.
After the picnic, a youth auc-
tion will be held. Everyone will
have the opportunity to bid on a
young person to work for them
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday,
- April 30. Proceeds will benefit
the youth summer missions trip.
Nine children. from the
church will attend camp at
Ridge Haven June 13-18.
Chaperones are needed to drive
them to North. Carolina. Call
the church if interested.
Vacation Bible School work-
days will be held on Saturdays
in May, beginning at 9 a.m.
Volunteers are painting back-
drops and preparing crafts.
Vacation Bible School will be
from 9 a.m. to noon Monday
through Friday, June 6-10.
Eastside Christian Church
S.C. Counch will preach on
"Sustaining Spiritual
Momentum" at the morning
worship service Sunday.. Bible
text will be Hebrews 12:1-2:
"Therefore since we are sur-
rounded by such a huge crowd
of witnesses to the life of faith,
let us strip off every weight that
slows us down, especially the
sin that so easily hinders our
progress. And let. us run with
endurance the race that God has
set before us. We do this by
keeping our eyes on Jesus, on
whom our faith depends from
start to finish. He was willing to
die a shameful death on the
cross because of the joy he
knew would be afterward. Now
he is seated in the place of high-
est honor beside God's throne
in heaven."
Newell and Fran Hull will be
greeters. Bob Kules will give
the Communion meditation.
Mike Filisky, Newell Hull, Phil
Crosbie and Bob Pease will
serve Communion. The choir
will sing "Crown Him With
Many Crowns."
Emmanuel United Church
of Christ
SEBRING -At the morning
worship service Sunday, the
Rev. George Furnival will
deliver the sermon "Stephen the

Layman," based on the scrip-
ture lesson of Acts 7:55-60.
First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ)
SEBRING The minister's
sermon will be "Called to
Righteousness" at the morning
worship service Sunday.
Scripture will be Psalm 23 and
Matthew 5:20. At the Lord's
Table will be Gene and Billie
Campbell. Deacons will be
Erwin and Marilyn
Schoppenhorst, Marica Rhoten

and Barbara Tull. Greeting the
congregation will be Sharron
Campbell. The orange juice fel-
lowship hostesses will be Bea
Vosburgh. The reader will be
Sharron Campbell.
The worship committee will
meet immediately following the
worship service.
Christian Women's
Fellowship Day will begin at
9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
First Presbyterian Church
of Sebring
SEBRING Communion
will be observed at the morning
worship service Sunday. The
Rev. Darrell A. Peer will give
the sermon "Remember the
Lord." A reception will follow
the service in the fellowship
The Session will meet at 6:30
p.m. Monday in the conference
A men's prayer breakfast will
be at 8 a.m. Thursday in the fel-
lowship hall. The Women of the
Church board will meet at 4
p.m. in the adult classroom.
First United Methodist
Church of Sebring
SEBRING Pastor Ron
Daniels will deliver the sermon
"Do Others See the Spirit of
Christ in You" at the morning
worship services. Scripture will
be Matthew 5:13-16 and
Philippians 2:5-l1.
A prayer group is meeting at
8 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel.
Those who wish to participate
at home can request the prayer
list by calling the church office.
On Saturday, April 30, youth
will join a birthday celebration
for terminally ill children at
Give Kids the World in
Orlando. They will assist with
crafts, games and face painting
and serve dinner to the children.
Lorida Church of the -
LORIDA Pastor John
Tubbs will deliver the sermon
"Questions Jesus Asked" at the
morning worship service
Sunday. Greeters will be Junior
and Brenda Kind.
Gene Knicely's Bible study
class will study Matthew 17:14-
41, Mark 9:17-29 and Luke
9:38-40 on Thursday morning.

New Life Evangelical
Lutheran Church
SEBRING Thrivent
Financial for Lutherans will
host a picnic for members at the
church on Saturday.
At the morning worship serv-
ice Sunday, Pastor Richard
Fyffe will use John 14:1-12 as
the text of his sermon "The
Way, The Truth and The Life."
He will explain that Jesus com-
forts believers with the knowl-
edge that his suffering and
death brings them eternal life
through their faith in him.
Parkway Free Will Baptist
SEBRING The Sunday
morning Bible lesson will be
"Do Not Judge One Another,"
based on Romans, Chapters 14-
15. At the worship service,
Pastor James Stevens will
preach on "Could There Be
Another Way?," based on
Matthew 28:53-54. The end-of-
the-month music and praise
service will be in the evening.
Wednesday's Bible study
will be on Hebrews, Chapter
Resurrection Lutheran
AVON PARK The final
congregational dinner of the
season will follow the morning
worship service Sunday.
Sebring Church of the
SEBRING The church
will bid a temporary goodbye to
its minister of visitation, the
Rev. Wendell Bohrer, at the
morning worship service
Sunday. Bohrer will deliver the
message at the morning service
and will resume his duties in
October. Music will be provid-
ed by Beverly Hann.
Ladies' Aid will meet at 9
a.m. Wednesday. Temple choir

rehearsal will be at 7:30 p.m.
Spring Lake Presbyterian
Church (USA)
SEBRING The Rev. Katie
Treadway's message will be
"Stone" at the morning worship
service Sunday. Scripture will
be Peter 2:2-30.
The Spirit Sisters will meet
from 6-8 p.m. Monday. This is a
social group for working
women. They are currently
working on scrapbooks.

Christ's warning: Beware of false shepherds

Southside Baptist Church
SEBRING "Redeeming
Love" will be the Rev. David
Altman's message at the morn-
ing worship service Sunday.
The adult choir will sing, and
music will be presented by
Martha Lewis, Lois Tejada and
Louise Pankuch.
The chorale from Clearwater
Christian College will perform
at the evening service.

Spring Lake United
Methodist Church
SEBRING At the morning
worship service Sunday, the
Rev. Dale Schanely will deliver
the message '"You Shall
Receive Power," with Acts 1:8
as his scripture. The women's
vocal ensemble will sing "For
Those Tears I Died," and the
choir will sing "Praise the Lord
with the Sound of the
The church is preparing for
Vacation Bible School, which
will be from 9-11 a.m. June 27
through July 1. The theme will
be "Turned Around."

Trinity Lutheran Church
Sunday morning sermon will be
"Living a Life of Faith." The
Education Hour will follow.

Walker Memorial
Seventh-day Adventist
AVON PARK Associate
Pastor Eben Aguirre will speak
at the morning worship servic-
es. Carol Phillips will give the
ministry in music.
The Highlands County
Marimba Ensemble will present
the vespers at 7 p.m.

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"I tell you the
truth, the man who
does not enter the
sheep pen by the
gate, but climbs in by
some other way, is a
thief and a robber.
The man who enters
by the gate is the
shepherd of his
sheep." (John 10:1,2)
Who are Christ's
sheep? Jesus tells us
how to recognize
them by giving us
this description: "My
sheep listen to my
voice; I know them,

i false shepherds.
Jesus points out a
truth that applies to
shepherds in the
fields as well as to
spiritual shepherds.
True shepherds use
the gate to the sheep
pen. Thieves and rob-
bers enter some other
MENT way. True shepherds
S come to Christ's
GOD sheep in his name.
They come as
chard Christ's ambassa-
fe dors, bringing only.
the message of his
word. This is what
Jesus means when he says, "I
am the gate for the sheep."
The words of Christ feed and
nourish Christ's sheep. Only
Christ's word can direct
Christians along the path he
wants them to follow through
life. Only Christ's word can
give the necessary warnings
against false and dangerous
paths. True shepherds will show
that they are such by coming as
faithful ambassadors of Christ,
who is the gate for the sheep.
Does your pastor meet these
requirements? Does he pro-
claim to you the whole counsel
of God, no more and no less?

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and they follow me. I give them
eternal life." This is a picture to
which Christian people and
their pastors will give special
attention. What is a good
barometer of a Christian's
health? What is it that
Christians and their pastors
should be most concerned
about? "My sheep listen to my
voice;...they follow me." That
sums it all up.
The word pastor means shep-
herd. Pastors are Christ's under-
shepherds. In these words
addressed to certain Pharisees
who were not true shepherds,
Christ speaks about true and

Then praise the Savior for pro-
viding so faithfully to you.
Not all shepherds are true
shepherds. Some may claim to
be and sincerely desire to be
true shepherds, but they really
are not, because they them-
selves have been misled. So
they are not faithful to God's
word in everything they teach.
They may not recognize the
gospel of Christ in word and
sacrament as the only means of
grace, the only means whereby
sinners may be brought to faith
and nourished in their faith.
They try to build Christ's king-
dom with human means and
methods. Beware of false shep-
herds! Christ says they are
thieves and robbers. Do not let
anyone rob you of your salva-
tion, no matter how sincere they
are, if they are not proclaiming
the whole gospel of Jesus Christ
our crucified and risen Lord and

The Rev. Richard Fyffe is a pas-
tor with New Life Evangelical
SLutheran Church, 3725
Hammock Road, Sebring. He
can be reached at 385-2293 or
385-5793 or by e-mail at

Fih as

.candidate to

SEBRING Pastor Ken
Lambert, of the Upper
Peninsula of Michigan, will
preach at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Sunday at Faith Missionary
Baptist Church on LaGrange
He is a potential candidate
for the pastor's position and
has spent the week at the
church. He preached his first
sermon there last Sunday.
The public is welcome.

Guest rabbi


SEBRING Rabbi Earl
Jordan, of Naples, will be the

guest rabbi at tonight's
Shabbat service at Temple
Israel of Highlands County.
He is-retired.
The community is invited.
The service will begin at 7:30
p.m. and will be followed by
a social hour.
For details, call temple
president Bernie Wolkove at

Faith Closet

having sale
SEBRING Faith Closet
will hold a yard sale from 7
a.m. to noon Saturday, April
The thrift shop is at 2740
Lakeview Drive; next to
' Faith Eihtheran Church.
Featured items will be
clothing, shoes, kitchen
items, linens, yard goods,

baskets, sporting equipment,
furniture, lamps, small appli-
ances, toys, telephones, cur-
tain rods, suitcases, pictures,
typewriters and pillows.

Captive Free to

lead service
SEBRING Captive Free
will be presenting a program
of music, drama and personal
witness at Faith Lutheran
Church, 2740 Lakeview
Sponsored by Youth
Encounter of Minnesota, the
band consists of young
The program will be at 7
p.m. Wednesday, April 27.'
Admission is free. An '
offering will be collected to
support the group.
For details, call 385-7848.

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walk," Sekel said.
From December of 1944
until March of 1945, they
walked 30-50 kilometers every
"We stayed in barns, (over
there they are part of the house.)
And survival was still our only
thought. You couldn't break
ranks or you would be shot,"
Sekel said.
Near Hanover, Sekel and two
others broke out of the barn
they were sleeping in. They
stayed in the woods for 10-15
days, traveling only at night.
But finally, the SS recaptured
them. Normally they would
have been shot on the spot.
There was a new edict from
Adolph Hitler that prisoners of
10 or less shouldn't be taken.
The Germans couldn't handle
the increasing number of
POWs. Sekel pleaded and
negotiated that they were old
prisoners, and had been on
work details.
One of his fellow escapees
was Blackie; a Hispanic from
Colorado who had been wound-
ed in the hip and it had not
"On the long march he kept
falling back and I stuck with
him and held him up.
Surprisingly, the guard didn't
punish us for lagging. My other
escapee was a Hispanic named
Pedro. When we stumbled on
those SS, I thought 'this is it.'
They argued over us. The one in
charge said he would take us
back and our blood would be on
the commandant. (This was
near Hanover, Germany.) We
were marched away. That was
my lowest point. Two guards
escorted us. I could hear them
behind us fingering their guns.
The dust would jump up with
each plodding step I took. I was
sure we'd be executed. As we
walked past a cemetery, one
guard said, 'now you're going
to join your president.' That
was the first I heard of
Roosevelt's death," Sekel said.
A shot rang, out, and Sekel
felt his back and thought,
"that's not so bad." He didn't
feel an pain. Actually, it hadn't
hit himinThe guard had fired a
warning shot at a man standing

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Moosburg, Germany POW camp (Sekel took this in the 50s on a return trip)

ahead alongside the road. He
yelled "stop" at this man, who
was a Polish prisoner, a trusty
heading back to a farm. His
papers were carefully checked.
That scene is still vivid in
Sekel's mind.

Final escape
When they attempted their
final escape, two days later they
met up with American troops.
Entering the army Sekel
weighed 140-150 pounds, but
by the time he was reunited, he
was down to 85 pounds.
Sekel .was an innocent
Midwestern youth, blessed with
a mixture of courage and igno-
rance. He thought of his family
and home in Buffalo, and that
always sustained him.
"We'd all fantasize about
what our first meal would be
when the ordeal was over. Mine
would be pancakes, eggs,
bacon, sausage, home fries ...
the whole works," Sekel said.
"We never did get enough to
eat, just komisbrot (sawdust
bread.) That's what the German
army got, but our loaf had to be
shared by five or six of us. I
always carried a chunk of it in
my pocket. I'd reach in and feel
it. It was a little piece, really,
and it became dirty, picking up
debris from my pocket. When I
was given more bread, I'd eat
that first piece and put another
in its place," Sekel said.
It gave him hope, and each
time he touched it, he felt
assured that he would survive.

Back at homn '
.Spkel was discharged in
November of 1945 and returned

to the United States. He re-
entered Muskingham College,
but his goals had changed.
"Another veteran was in the
dean's office who'd decided
he'd been through too much
and was giving up college. But
I talked him out of leaving.
Much later he thanked me for
persuading him to stay.
Actually I'd felt the same. In
reality, I was convincing myself
as well," Sekel said.
At Muskingham he was
involved in -band, sang in the
choir, was president of Pi
Gamma U, president of
International Relations, lettered
in baseball, involved in a social
club and was inducted into
0000, which was their highest
honor. They only picked one
senior and one professor and
two juniors to maintain the
club. I was tapped and inducted
out of 1,200 people. It was a
prestigious honor," Sekel said.
As a senior, he saw a "Life
Magazine" feature about the
Berlin airlift. Something
He decided to go back to
Germany. Receiving his teach-
ing certificate for French, histo-
ry and physical education, he
was offered a job in
Youngstown, Ohio.
"But I'd set my eye on going
back to Germany. I went to
Washington, D.C. and applied
to every government service
sending people to Germany,"
Sekel said. He took the written
and oral Civil Service test, and
'was accepted for t\[o pos,
-Hungary anti Gerrriany. '. 4
In.. 1948, he. was st 't to
Regensburg (north of Munich,)

Germany, with the military
government, which later
became the diplomatic service.
At a 1954 New Year's party, he
met and subsequently married
his beloved Delores.
"She was from Pomerania;
her family lived just outside of
where I had been a prisoner. My
mother-in-law always said: 'my
son, my son. If I'd known you
were there, with my bare hands
I would have got you,' Sekel
said. "I had worked farm detail,
shoulder to shoulder with the
Germans. I learned something
.. a view from both sides."
Sekel spent 30 years in the
Department of State with
Consulates of Germany,
Turkey, Egypt, and India,
speaking eight languages. After
retirement, he was commander
of the ex-POW group for the
Shenandoah Valley District of
Eventually Sekel and his
wife decided to go somewhere
warmer. In 1990, they came to
Sebring, then returned the next
year and bought a home.
"In the '50s I went back to
see the Moosburg POW camp.
There was a man drying herring
at those remaining barracks and
he stated that four to five fami-
lies had actually lived in there. I
told him 200 of us had lived in
there," Sekel said.
It's estimated that 1,100
World War II veterans are dying
every single day. Their legacy
of courage and valor embodies
the American spirit and is a trib-
ute to American heritage. Sekel
is a man from an ordinary
'beginning, but N heneer M-mIe-
thing clicked. le jac1%c.-icd
extraordinary things.

Apostolic Church will host
"The Maximum Impact
Simulcast: The Influential
Leader" via satellite on Friday,
April 29.
Registration will begin at
8:30 a.m. The simulcast will be
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch
will be provided.
More than 70,000 business
professionals will be participat-
ing in the nationwide simulcast
via satellite downlink to 500
cities across North America.
Rainbow Apostolic Church
of Sebring is the local host site.
This LIVE leadership seminar,
broadcast from Atlanta, Ga.,
has trained over 250,000 busi-
ness professionals in the last
four years.
Last year's Maximum
Impact Simulcast, held April
30, 2004, was one of the largest
gatherings of business leaders
After its success, best-selling
author Dr. John C. Maxwell

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registered sex offenders.
Investigators are under the
impression that relatives of
known sex offender John
Covey, who has been arrested
lor the kidnapping and death of
Jessica, knew about his
involvement in Jessica's abduc-
On April 7, Gary Lee
Shields, was arrested for sexu-
ally molesting a 5-year-old girl
that he was babysitting. Reports
are that Shields, 25, was not
only watching, the child, but
also was watching a porno-
graphic movie. He not only fon-
dled her, but had her touch his
genitals. He is said to have
admitted taking a bath with the
child. He is charged with two
counts of lewd molestation and
two counts of showing obscene
material to a child.
When a sex-offender moves
into a neighborhood, there is
notification by law enforcement'
orticc However,. there is no \
1niii.iiaion each time a new
family moves into that commu-

will once again be joined on
stage by Coach Mike
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Also featured will be Mark
Sanborn, best-selling author of
"The Fred Factor," Brian Tracy,
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best-selling author of "Guts:
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nity. Therefore, it is important
that as parents we become vigi-
lant and aware of our surround-
ings. Remember, there are near-
ly 100 registered sex offenders
in Highlands County, and then
there are the ones who sneaked
in our communities without
To learn what you can do to
protect your children from sex-
ual predators log on to
www.throwawaythekey.org or
www.protectfloridachildren. co
m. Your community library is a
source for information if you
are without Internet access.

Pauline Au yang is a domestic
violence survivor, telephone
crisis counselor, early child-
hood educator, advocate
against family violence, chair-
person of Black Aesthetics
Institute (New York) and
member of Vision Christian
Community Church. She can
be reached by e-mail 'at
psmartch@strato.net or mail
to: Empowering the People,
News-Sun, 2227 U.S.. 27 S.,
Sebring, FL 33870.

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1050 Legals
File No.: PC 05-251
Probate Division
The administration of the estate of Carol
Ann Palm, deceased, File Number PC 05-251,
Is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is Probate Division, Highlands Coun-
ty Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue,
Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and ad-

1050 L-gals
dresses of the personal representative and
that personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims,, on whom a copy of
this notice is served must file their claims with
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims, must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is April 15, 2005.
Personal Representative:
John Palm
4776 Corona Court
Bellingham,WA 98226
Attorney for Personal Representative:
John K.'McClure, Esq.
230 S. Commerce Avenue
Sebring, Florida 33870
(863) 402-1888
Florida Bar No. 286958
April 15, 22, 2005

FILE NO. PC 05-262
The administration of the estate of HENRY
GUSTAFSON, deceased, whose date of death
was September 29th, 2004, and whose Social
Security Number is 149-09-0377, is pending
in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,
Florida, Probate Division; the address of
which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebr-
ing, Florida 33870. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the person-
al representative's attorney are set forth be-
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice Is required to be served must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands against
the decedent's estate must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
The date of first publication of this Notice
.is: April 15th, 2005.
Personal Representative:
242 Oak Park Place
Casselberry, Florida
Attorneys for Personal Representative
Telephone: (863) 465-2811
Florida Bar No. 184165
April 15, 22, 2005

1050 Legals
CASE NO.: GC-05-190
TO: Joseph T. Matula
Dorothy M. Matula
c/o Thomas Lanman
P.O. Box 41
South River, NJ 08882
8 Watt Street
South River, NJ 08882
or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead,
then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, lega-
tees or grantees; and any and all other per-
sons or parties claiming by, through, under or
against them; and all claimants, persons or
parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact
legal status, if known, claiming under any of
the above named or interest in and to the
lands hereafter described.
tion to Quiet Title for the following described
property in Highlands County, Florida, to wit:
Lot 40, HOLIDAY ACRES, according to
the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page
25, df the Public Records of Highlands Coun-
ty, Florida.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney,
whose name and address is: David F. Lanier,
Esq., P.O. Box 220, Avon Park, Florida
33826-0220, and file the original with the
Clerk of the above styled Court on or before
May 2, 2005, otherwise a judgment may be
entered against you for the relief demanded in
the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said
Court on March 30, 2005.
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Annette E. Daff
Deputy Clerk
April 1,8, 15, 22, 2005

FILE NO. PC 05-256
The administration of the estate of JACK
SKIPPER, deceased, File Number PC 05-256,
is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebr-
ing, FL 33870. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a
copy of this notice is served must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated claims,
must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3
The date of first publication of this notice
is: April 15, 2005.
Personal Representative:

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/s/ Carol T. Skipper
875 Skipper Ranch.Road
Lake Placid, FL 33852
Attorney for Personal Representative:
/s/ Robert E. Livingston
Florida Bar No. 0031259
445 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, Florida 33870
Telephone: (863) 385-5156
April 15, 22, 2005

File No.:PC 05-252
Probate Division
The administration of the estate of James
J. Palm, deceased, File Number PC 05-252, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is Probate Division, Highlands Coun-
ty Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue,
Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representative and
that personal representative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of
this notice is served must file their claims with
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured, contingent
or unliquidated claims, must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is April 15, 2005.
Personal Representative:
John Palm
4776 Corona Court
Bellingham, WA 98226
Attorney for Personal Representative:
John K. McClure, Esq.
230 S. Commerce Avenue
Sebring, Florida 33870
(863) 402-1888
Florida Bar No. 286958
April 15, 22, 2005

DISTRICT, a special district and a public
corporation of the State of Florida,
alive and if not, their unknown spouses, heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties
claiming by, through, under or against WING
C. KWAN and JANE KWAN, HIS WIFE, and all
claimants under any of such party;
CLIFFORD FIFE, if alive and if not, his
unknown spouse, heirs,,devisees, grantees,
creditors, or other parties claiming by,
through, under or against CLIFFORD FIFE, and
all claimants under any of such party;
BJORNDAHL, HIS WIFE, if alive and if not,

their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming
by, through, under or against NORM

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WIFE, and all claimants under any of such
WIFE, if alive and if not, their unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors,
or other parties claiming by, through, under or.
HIS WIFE, and all claimants under any of such
HIS WIFE, if alive and if not, their unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors,
or other parties claiming by, through, under or
IREDALE, HIS WIFE, and all claimants under
any of such party;
SIGITAS KLEINAS, if alive and if not, his
unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, or other parties claiming by,
through, under or against SIGITAS KLEINAS,
and all claimants under any of such party;
WIFE, if alive and if not, their unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors,
or other parties claiming by, through, under or
HIS WIFE, and all claimants under any of such
HIS WIFE, if alive and if not, their unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors,
or other parties claiming by, through, under or
ZWICK, HIS WIFE, and all claimants under any
of such party;
SANDY KERNAGHAN, if alive and if not, her
unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, or other parties claiming by,
through, under or against SANDY
KERNAGHAN, and all claimants under any of
such party;
DIANE LACASSE, if alive and if not, their
unknown spouses, heirs, devisees,. grantees,
creditors, or other parties claiming by,
through, under or against RONALD PIGEAU
and all claimants under any of such party;
and if not, their unknown spouses, heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties
claiming by, through, under or against KLAUS
SAMES and VIOLA SAMES, and all claimants
under any of such party;
TENANTS IN COMMON, If alive and if not,
their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees,
grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming
by, through, under or against KENNETH
COMMON, and all claimants under any of
such party;
TO: LYNNE HILDEBRANT, if alive and if not,
her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grant-
ees, creditors, or other parties claiming by,
through, under or against LYNNE HILDE-
BRANT, and all claimants under any of such
2151 Mayflower Blvd., Oakville, Ontario,
Canada L6H 4E6
to foreclose bonded capital improvements and
operation and maintenance assessments liens
on the following property in Highlands Coun-
ty, Florida:
Parcel 12: Lot 31, Block 304, Unit 14, OF
ing to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9,
Page 73, of the Public Records of Highlands
County, Florida.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any, to Gerald P. Hill, II, Esquire, JOHN
K. MCCLURE, P.A., 230 South Commerce
Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, the Plaintiff's at-

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torney, and file the original with the Clerk of
the above styled court on or before May 23,
2005; otherwise a default may be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court
on the 8th day of April, 2005.
BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff
Deputy Clerk
April 15, 22, 2005

CASE NO.: GC-05-189
TO: Kenneth Maynard Hart, Estate
P.O. Box 1056
Lenoir, NC 28645
Kenneth Maynard Hart
c/o Viola M. Walsh
421 Clearview Circle N.E.
Lenoir, NC 28645
Viola M. Walsh
421 Clearview Circle N.E.
Lenoir, NC 28645

Unknown Heirs and Beneficiaries of
Joseph E. Walsh, deceased
or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead,
then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, lega-
tees or grantees; and any d all other per-
sons or parties claiming by, through, under or
against them; and all claimants, persons or .
parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact
legal status, if known, claiming under any of
the above named or interest in and to the
lands hereafter described.
tion to Quiet Title for the following described ,
property in Highlands County, Florida, to wit:
The E 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of
the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 34,
Township 33 South, Range 29 East, Highlands
County, Florida; LESS the North and East 20
feet for road utility and drainage purposes. Al-
so shown as Tract 128, Sebring Highlands un-
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney,
whose name and address is: David F. Lanier,
Esq., P.O. Box 220, Avon Park, Florida
33826-0220, and file the original with the
Clerk of the above styled Court on or before
May 2, 2005, otherwise a judgment may be
entered against you for the relief demanded in
the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said
Court on March 30, 2005.
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Annette E. Daff
Deputy Clerk
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 2005

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Complete lawn care, we bag the clippings. Per
cut and Monthly prices. Free Estimates
Call Mr. Yoder at 863-471-6364
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and maintain, bank reconciliations, financial
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Add ons, Remodel, Porches, Decks.
Vinyl siding & Aluminum, Wrap Woodwork.
(863) 443-3570
Electrical, Plumbing, heating, A/C, carpentry.
painting. Lic. and Ins. Free Estimates,
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homes/houses; Prices starting at $40 single,
$50 double, Licensed and insured, 471-3453.

small/medium size home improvements for
Apr./May/June. Call David for estimates on all
type work, incl. aluminum, carports, carpen-
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Call Sunshine Pet Care for all. your pets needs
while you're away. Call Ashley 863-443-0645
refences upon request..
Carpentry, aluminum, fans, screens, lights,
tile, repairs, remodeling, lic. 863-382-6782.
24 Hour a day Service,
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2100 Help Wanted

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The News-Sun, Highlands County's hometown
newspaper since 1927, is searching for a
highly motivated leader that has the ability and
desire to manage within a fast paced, growth
oriented newspaper. The primary responsibil-
ities of this position include: growing and cre-
ating new revenue streams, prospecting for
new accounts, developing and training new
account executives, assisting account execu-
tives with major accounts, and directly man-
aging 7 outside account executives, 2 tele-
phone inside reps and one sales assistant.
Candidates should possess a successful his-
tory of increasing ad revenue in a competitive
market, excellent presentation skills, manage-
ment background and extensive advertising
sales skills. We offer a positive work environ-
ment with a base salary and incentive pro-
gram including a benefits package with 401k.
Qualified candidates may submit a resume by
e-mail to: ralph.bush@newssun.com
or mail to: News-Sun, Attn: Ralph Bush
2227 US 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870


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Light Industrial AM Shifts
Carpenter w/tools
Hospitality Servers

Daily Work, Daily Pay
Report Ready To Work
6:OOAM Daily
Office Hours 6:00 A.M. 6 P.M.
Applications accepted daily
with proper ID.
3735 Kenilworth Blvd.
EOE/Drug Free Work Place

2100 Help Wanted
ALUMINUN MAN experience w/ Soffit and sid-.
ing/screening. (863)386-4423
CARPENTERS HELPER, + install/finish wood
floors. Don Wright Construction, 381-7157
CARPENTERS-F/T avail, for punch out and
trim carpenters. Tools and transportation req.
Mostly out of town work. No Drugs/Alcohol.
Pay based on exp. & qualifications. 465-1371
Apply Feathers' Dry Cleaners, 161 S. Com-
merce, downtown Sebring. No phone calls.
CRAFTERS WANTED. Make your hobby pay.
Need woodcrafters and furn. makers, Caladi-
um Arts and Crafts, (863)699-5940
DENTAL ASSISTANT, exp. mandatory, 32
hours a week, (863)382-4464
DENTAL OFFICE looking for energetic, peo-
ple-oriented, full time dental assistant com-
mitted to excellence. Exp. req. come join our
professional team. Call Connie at 382-3100.
DIALYSIS TECH for Dialysis Unit, exp. pref.
Will train. 401 K and benefits package. Apply in
person, 40 Medical Center Ave., Sebring, FL.
DRIVER FOR in-state deliveries. Must have
good dri vers lic. record and hold a CDL Mini-
mum Class B w/air brake endorsement.
(863)385-1325, Mon.-Fri. 8-5.
DRIVERS NEEDED, full time and contract driv-
ers, Class D CDL req. Call 381-3529 to apply
some experience needed, (863)465-1116
Helpers, pay based on exp. days, 863-414-
0654, evenings. (863)382-1361
GENERAL LABEROR for fulltime position. Call
For various projects, call 863-214-6085

Health Care Center
3-11 & 11-7 shifts
Full/Part Time
3-11 & 11-7 shifts
Full/Part Time
Assisted Living
3-11 & 11-7 shifts
Full/Part Time
3-11 shift
Full/Part Time
Full/Part Time
Evening and weekends are a must
Call Employee Services at
The Palms of Sebring
725 S. Pine St.
Sebring, FL 33870
EOE. Drug Free workplace.

Complex secretarial tasks and administrative
responsibilities. HS/GED 4 yrs of secretari-
al/clerical and word processing experience.
Comparable amount of training and experi-
ence may be substituted. FL Drivers license.
Salary $9.71/1-r-$15.63/hr plus benefits.
Apply at 600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring FL
33870. Closes 4/26/05
Drug-Free Workplace/EOE/VET PREF Employer

2100 Help Wanted
EXP FJNISH dozer operator. Only experienced
need apply, $14.50 hr. starting pay plus bene-
fits. Apply in person: 5151 Kenilworth Blvd
(Airport Rd) Sebring. Woody's Trucking Inc.
ALARM TECHNICIAN, F/T, health/retirement
benefits, will train, dependable, self-motivat-
ed, fast learner, physical labor involved, non-
smoker, FBI background check and Drug Free
workplace. Central Security, (863)465-3352
CSR NEEDED for commercial lines dept., 440
or 220 lic. is req. Independent ins. agency exp
pref. Position offers salary +incentives + bene-
fits. Fax resume 699-1925 or call 465-7155
CSR NEEDED for personnel lines dept., 440 or
220 lic. is req. Independent ins. agency exp
pref. Position offers salary +incentives + bene-
fits. Fax resume 699-1925 or call 465-7155

Contractor has immediate openings for large
commercial job in Palm Beach Gardens area.
Min. 3 yrs. commercial experience pref. Top
pay w/benefits, paid vacation/holidays. Drug
Free Workplace, EDE. Call 800-330-9531.
PERSON NEEDED FOR prominent cabinet,
solid surface and cultural marble company
seeking cabinet installers, cultural marble in-
stallers and manufacturers and solid surface
fabricators/installers, Construction knowledge
pref., but will train. Many Paid Holidays, paid
vacation and Christmas bonus, Call 465-0033
BORER needed for repairs and maintance in
busy shop, (863)382-6600
HIRING NOW Floor Tech. Good pay. Apply in
person SERVICEMASTER, 6434 U.S. 27 S.
HOUSE PANTER, must have experience. Call
Britt Painting Service, (863) 832-4454 or
(863) 381-4454
LAWN CARE company seeks dependable and
exp. lawn maintenance workers. Immed. F/IT
openings. Pay based on exp. (863)471-0931
LOOKING FOR motivated hard worker who en-
joys working outdoors. Tough job...Good pay
and benefits! (863)385-0404.
MECHANIC NEEDED for small engine shop,
F/T, 863-465-9641 days, 699-0117 eves
MEDICAL ASSISTANT needed for fast paced,
high volume dermatology practice. Willing to
train, but experience is a plus. Fearful need
not apply. Serious candidates must fax re-
sume to 386-1848.
RY, doctors office exp. preferred, computer
skills mandatory, good English necessary.
Fax resumeto: 402-1090

2100 Help Wanted
Must have own tools, qualified person only
need apply. (863) 314-0717


RN's, LPN's, (All Shifts)
CNA's, (full or part-time,
all Shifts)
All the things that make you
great at what you do
make you perfect for
a career with
Kenilworth Care & Rehab.
Come Join Our Team!
Excellent starting pay.
Contact Connie Bass
3011 Kenilworth Blvd
Sebring, FL 33870
(863) 382-2153
Fax: (863) 382-3554


2100 Help Wanted
LAWN SERVICE hiring, commercial exp. a
must, 863-385-1175

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relevance preferred, but
exp. in related position
considered. We offer a
very competitive wages
and benefits package.
Interested persons should
apply in person to
Kenilworth Care & Rehab.
3011 Kenilworth Blvd
Sebring, FL 33870

NOW TAKING applications, Stanley Steemer
Carpet Cleaners is seeking career minded indi-
viduals interested in a challenging and re-
warding position with our local franchise. If
you are interested in paid holidays and vaca-
tions, bonus programs and other incentive,
then you are right for us! No exp. req., we
train, valid Fl. license, good driving record req.
Ask for Rick, 382-3363. Drug Free Workplace.

600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825
(863) 453-6661 FAX (863) 784-7497
e-mail: jobs@southflorida.edu

Full-time, year-round position responsible for operating College telephone
switchboard. Some evening hours are required. Two years of full-time clerical
experience, as well as proficient typing and Word processing skills required.
Switchboard experience preferred. An A.S. degree (or equivalent) in Secretarial
Science may substitute for experience. Hourly pay rate: $7.71 to $8.63 plus a
comprehensive benefits package Including retirement, health and life insurance,
vacation and sick leave. Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2005.
Application forms are available in Human Resources, Building I (Avon Park), on
SFCC's Web site, or at any SFCC satellite campus/center.



The News-Sun, Highlands County's hometown newspaper since 1927, is
searching for a highly motivated leader that has the ability and desire
to manage within a fast paced, growth oriented newspaper. The
primary responsibilities of this position include: growing and creating
new revenue streams, prospecting for new accounts, developing and
training new account executives, assisting account executives with
major accounts, and directly managing 7 outside account executives,
2 telephone inside reps, and one sales assistant.

Candidates should possess a successful history of increasing ad
revenue in a competitive market, excellent presentation skills,
management background and extensive advertising sales skills. We
offer a positive work environment with a base salary and incentive.
program including a benefits package with 401 K. Qualified candidates
may submit a resume by e-mail to: ralph.bush@newssun.com or mail
to: News-Sun, Attn: Ralph Bush, 2227 US 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870.

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MOVIN? YOU Rent the Uhaul and give me a
call! Exper. driver with valid Fl. license, Will
transport, load and unload, (863)314-8790 or
Color copies, B&W copies, same-day busi-
ness cards. Envelopes, flyers, design services.
Rubber stamps while ydu wait! Legacy Copy
Services, 3609 Sebring Parkway. 471-9555
Mowing, trimming, mulch, landscaping. Free
estimates. Expert work at a fair price. Excel-
lent. references. 863- 314-0969
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2100 Help Wanted
hours vary for 3 girls in our home, 453-7423
local utility, typical office duties include week-
ly office cleaning, computer and typing exp.
required, hours 12 to 5 Mon-Fri. Apply at:
720 U.S. 27 So, Lake Placid, (863)465-1296
PERSON FOR general maintenance of machi-
nery. Some knowledge of fabrication req. Full
time, call (863)382-6600.
Exp. construction and or service, 453-4108
OTR, Start at $.31 per mile
Loaded and empty. Potential
Of $.32 per mile. Also need
Assigned 2005 tractors.
Medical, Dental, Bonuses
Call Betty: 800-255-2161
Our expanding office needs FT/PT experienced
professionals in search of a career
opportunity. Ideal candidates must be pre-
pared, reliable, organized, detail oriented
problem solvers. Must work well with others,
have reliable transportation, daycare and have
an excellent attitude. If you are terrific with
children and put service above self,
fax resume to: (863) 382-3909
company. Working front office. Able to
perform salds/marketing support as well.
Must be professional w/ outgoing personality.
Experienced in Microsoft Office with some
technical aptitude. Please submit resume at
4325 Sun N' Lake Blvd, Suite 101, Sebring.
seeking job to help your love one anytime
between 3pm-6pm.754-244-5889.(cell)
Riverside Bank is looking for extroadinary ad-
ditions to our teamI
SEBRING Full Time and Part Time Teller
Positions Available
Competitive salary, incredible incentives, and
complete benefits packages are only one rea-
son to join our family. Interested? Fax your re-
sume to 863-797-0007. EOE/AA/MF/DN.
ROYAL CARE of Avon Park currently has
opening for FT nurses for the 11-7 shift, who
have a willingness to give excellent, loving
care to our residents. We offer an excellent
benefit package, attendance bonus, PDO, and
many more. Call Pam Matheis, DON or Maria
Perez, IIR, (863) 453-6674 at 1213 Stratford'
Rd., Avon Park, FL 33825. EDE, M/F, DFWP
SALES PERSON for a growing power sports
company. Must be highly motivated and have
some exp. in sales and customer relations.
Apply in person w/ resume at 4163 US 27 S.,
Sebring or call 1-800-915-1574 for appt.'
SEBRING LAW firm seeks 2 full time profes-
sionals. Salaries commensurate with abilities.
Bonuses and Benefits.
1) Receptionist/Secretary
2) Secretary/Assistant
Law exp: helpful, but will train. Send Resume
to McClure & Lobozzo, Fax: 863-402-2436.
TECHNICIAN needed. Computer literate. Multi-
tasked. Marine parts a plus. F/T w/excellent
benefits. Fax 863-465-7233; email: cfyjessi-
ca@ htn.net or apply in person: Central Florida
Yamaha, 730 US 27 N., Lake Placid.
SURGERY SCHEDULER needed for fast paced
multi-physician office. Medical terminology
and patient care skills a plus. Must be multi-
task people person. Benefit package. Fax re-
sume 863-385-3866, Attn: Nancy Henry.

2100 Help Wanted
Nurse Manager, fax resume to 699-2032
Dynamic technology company. Strong people
'skills with technical aptitude. Part & full time,
available. Submit resume at 4325 Sun N' Lake
Blvd, Suite 101, Sebring.
The GEO Group, Inc. a worldwide leader in
privatized corrections
offers challenging and exciting opportunities.
Full Benefits Available.
1990 East State Road 78 NW
Moore Haven, FL 33471
Phone 868-946-2420
Fax 863-946-3437
THE LAW firm of Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A., is
currently accepting resumes for a full time le-
gal assistant with prior experience required.
Send resume to Personnel Dept., 227 N.
Ridgewood Dr., Sebring, FL. 33870
THE LAW firm of Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A., is
currently accepting resumes for a full time Re-
al Estate Paralegal w/prior real estate closing
skills req. Send resumes to Personnel Dept.,
227 N. Ridgewood Dr., Sebring, FL. 33870

THE PALMS of SEBRING has an immediate
full-time position as
Director of Engineering
Responsible two-year vocational or technical
education, or on the job building maintenance
experience. Minimum of 5 years in a supervi-
sory position. Background in building equip-
ment maintenance, And Life Safety.
Supervises maintenance, and security.
Computer experience a must.
Call Employee Services at ,
(863)385-0161 x.109
The Palms of Sebring
725 S. Pine St.
Sebring, FL 33870


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Leader in the home fashion industry is seeking

2 experienced designer/decorators for new

Thomasville gallery store. Benefits offered.

For an appointment:
Call Donna 314-8737


Detention Deputy: Starting salary $12.72 hourly. Twelve hour
shifts. High School Diploma/G.E.D., Florida State Corrections
certification required.

Registered Nurse: Base salary $18.48 hourly. Requires shift
work. High School Diploma/G.E.D. State of Florida RN and CPR
certification necessary. Provide medical care for inmates in
detention facility.

Detention Support Officer: Starting salary $10.89 hourly.
Requires shift work. High School Diploma/G.E.D. Assists
Detention Deputies in the booking process and control room.

Benefits for these positions include State of Florida Retirement,
health/dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.
Apply at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 402-7218
Drug Free Workplace/E.O.EJA.D.E.AJVeterans Preference

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$10.69 PER HOUR
High school diploma or GED equivalent (or must obtain same within two (2)
years of inial employment)
Five (5) years experience as a licensed driver (any class)
Good driving record
Commercial Drivers License, Class B or higher, with a passenger and school bus
endorsement (training is provided by the School Board to assist applicant in
obtaining this license)
Must successfully complete a commercial drivers physical examination (paid by the
School Board)
Must successfully complete a school bus driver training program of 40 hours duration -
provided by the School Board (a $200.00 supplement is paid to the applicant after 20
days of work as a driver)
Must meet other eligibility requirements: pre-employment drug test, criminal
records/background check, fingerprint screening
Must be physically capable of operating bus and related equipment
Rate of pay: $10.69 per hour, average 4.5 hours per day, benefits and uniforms provided
for permanent employees
Apply at Office of Human Resources
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426 School Street Sebring,fL 33870
For additional information Call (863) 471-5764

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News-Sun, Friday, April 22, 2005

2100 Help Wanted
RN/LPN WANTED for Acute Dialysis. 401K
and benefits package. Apply in person, 40
Medical Center Ave., Sebring, FL.
FAIRWAY Pines at Sun 'N Lake is seeking a
_ top-quality, energetic team player to prepare
food in our senior living residence. The suc-
cessful candidate should have a high school
diploma, a minimum of two years experience
in institutional food preparation and cooking.
Full-time position available. Must be able to
work weekends.
For consideration, please send resume or ap-
ply in person to Fairway Pines at Sun 'N Lake,
5959 Sun 'N Lake Blvd, Sebring, Florida
33872. Fax: (863) 385-3930. EDE.

Must be reliable & know
area. Clean driving
record required.
CDL Class D License
Benefits offered, apply
in person to:

6300 U.S. 27 North
Sebring 382-2423

WEEKEND HOUSEKEEPER, only serious need
apply; HEAD HOUSEKEEPER. Apply at Inn on
the Lakes, 3100 Golfview Rd. Sebring.

2 1 5 Part-time
2 Employment
Exc. computor/communication skills, pleasant
personality one person office. Mon.-Fri., 9-2,
Send.Resume to: Emmanuel UCC, 3115 Hope
St., Sebring, FL 33875 %Barbara Whitaker.
Application deadline April 30.

4 200 Income & Investment
4200 Property
ange Blossom estates, 80X208, high/dry, next
to the Church, $49,500, 917-836-8628

4220 Lots for Sale
2 DEEP PARCELS OF 2.5 LOTS, buildable,
high, dry, covered w/trees, city water, corner
lots, paved roads on 2 sides, Avon Park
Lakes, 1881 Seminole Dr.,area of nice homes,
all $79,900, owner/agent, 940-395-6755

FROSTPROOF- LITTLE Sun Ray, 50 Princeton
Ave., 2/1, CBS, new paint, fenced yard, fruit
trees, storage sheds, $63,900, (772)215-9390
TIMESHARE AT Wisconsin Dells (Wisconsin).
1 bedroom. Week 20 in may (5/15 to 5/22)
sleeps 4, close to recreation area. Mainte-
nance yearly fee, approx. $450. Avail. immed.
Make Offer 386-1966, 920-787-2975 after 5/1

5 05 Mobile Homes
5050 For Sale
has an aluminum awning, windows also have
aluminum awnings, skirting. Good condition!
Asking $3900. (863)314-0180
Doublewide. Exceptional layout, high level up-
grades, 863-471-0780
HIGHLANDS COUNTY'S finest 5 Star, 55+ re-
tirement community. Models and pre-owned
starting at $12,000. Tropical Harbor,
(863)465-6177 or (863)465-4723.
AVON PARK 1br home facing the lake in
55+ park. Turnkey. Boat dock. Good fishing!
$12,900, Call Cell phone (239)671-0060
SELECTION of 1 & 2 bedroom units for sale,
friendly/active 55+ park, located near shop-
ping, banks, hospital, reasonable lot rent incl.
SWG and lawn mowing. Call for more info. or
to see units, no pets please, (863)385-7034

5150 Mobile Homes
515 For Rent

2 1 BEDROOM MOBILES for rent and 1 bed-
room apt. for rent. Call 465-4355 Iv. message

2 0 Mobile Home
5 0 Lots for Rent

DINNER LAKE, small community, mobile
home lots for rent, $200. mo., (954)915-7230


DENTAL OFFICE, front desk position, exp.
:mandatory, 32 hours per wk, (863)382-4464
EXPERIENCED PART time cook & servers.
Call 863-441-3096.
full time at Inn On the Lakes. Apply in person
at 3100 Golfview Rd, Sebring.
ferred. Apply in person Jaxson's Restaurant,
443 Lake June Road, Lake Placid

6550 Warehouses for Rent
WAREHOUSE, 3928 Kenilworth Blvd, Sebring!
1500 sq. ft. unit w/A/C office; Perry carter, Ad-
vanced All service Realty, Inc. 863-385-1181

6600 Business & Offices
6O0 For Rent
SEBRING OFFICE space for lease, 900 sq.
ft., on Sebring Pkwy. near Ridgewood Dr.. Call

7020 Auctions
AUCTION #2 Poor Richard's Antique Mall
6 N. Main Ave, Sat. April 23rd.
10am (view 9am). Primitives, Tools, Freezer,
Neon Beer signs, Fashion Dolls, Glassware,
Many box lots & collectible items.
Terms: Cash or Check with Positive ID 10%
Buyers Premium.
Estate Auctions; Business Liquidations; Ap-
praisals. 863-299-6031 ab282au261

7030 Estate Sales
(By Lake Clay, just off Hwy. 27)
Entire household, retro furniture, wrought iron
porch, furniture.Lg Bar and stools: pottery,
porclain, flatware, stemware, jewelry.
Much, much more. Sale by: The Furniture
Doctors. Sebring, Fl. 863-655-3010

7040 Appliances
SERVEL 14 Cu. Ft. refrigerator/freezer, pro-
pane/ electric, new, $700, (863)699-9467

7 100 TV, Radio, & Stereo
HAND RADIO, Kenwood, hand held, dual
band, many extras. $600 OBO, 863-471-2500

7140 Computers & Supplies
$75 OBO, (863)655-0277

7180 Furniture
7 PIECE Living room set: excellent cond, sofa,
loveseat, Ig glasstop coffee table, two glass-
top end tables & 2 lamps. (863) 441-3086
$250, (863)314-0111

-FURN DUPLEX, Lake Placid,.55+, 3/2 with
pool, lakeview, lake access, no smoking, no
pets, $850 mo., 1st, last, $300 sec., 465-0875

6 1 AVillas & Condos
OW O For Rent
Lake Grassy, $750 mo. unfurn.; 55+ commun-
ity, no pets/smoking, (239)253-7326
6150 Furnished
6 I JApartments

7180 Furniture

Rocker Recliner,(wheat color) like new, asking
$175.00 call 863-471-2003 anytime.
TABLE, OVAL, 4 matching chairs, upholstered
seats, country french design, $50. 655-5153
Exc. cond., $25, 385-7353

7 0 Jewelry
724O Personal Items
3 stone, white gold. Appraised at $10,000
Must sell for $8,000 OBO.
Call (863) 835-0020

7260 Musical Merchandise
AFFORDED VINYL LP records, oldies music,
some collectibles & turntable.
$5ea, or $250 for all. 863-471-2500
17 INCH, $35, OBO, (863)655-0277

$400 OBO, (314)210-5897 Sebring.
Instruments will be cleaned, repaired, and put
in the hands of students who otherwise would
not be able to participate in band. Donors will
be offered a tax deduction letter for the esti-
mated value of the instrument. Thanks!!!!!
WANTED ANY unwanted musical instruments,
as a donation for a local church youth group.
Call (863) 452-6741

7300 Miscellaneous
10" BLACK and white RCA TV,
$15, (863)385-7353
30 GALLON long aquarium w/ metal lid. Per-
fect condition, never used w/ water. $25. Call
863-655-1927, leave message.
needs TLC, $375 OBO, (863)402-1239.
7' PHOENIX BILLARD table w/premier balls
and sticks, exc. cond., $750, (863)381-0794
With temperature and barometer, $25,
EGG PLATES, one holds 8 eggs & also divided
relish dish, other holds 12 eggs. Choice $6ea..
Call (863) 471-6962 or (863) 214-6697
Used 3 times. $500. Call (863) 531-5359
good cond., $700, (863)699-9467.
HOT TUB/SPA, Seats 5, 5hp, 20 jets,
lounger, lights, digital. Never used, warranty,
retail $4300, sacrifice $1550, 863-529-3649
HOT WATER heater, 40 gal., propane, new ,
$125, (863)699-9467.
INVERSION TABLE, strengthens back and cir-
culation, asking $150., (863)655-1298
$5., (863)214-1965.
$15., (863)214-1965
PERSIAN RUG, 100% wool, brand new,
still in wrapper, $500, (863)835-1999.
SINGER UPRIGHT vacuum cleaner, recondi-
tioned, runs and looks exc. great suction, $20,

VITA DUET 2 person spa w/cover and ozona-
tor, exc. cond., $1500, (863)381-0794

A P -FRi APR 22, 9.- sterling silver lewel
Pr knicik-lnacscl dishes. Iois of mirc 2217
W Nautilus Rd
A.P.-MOVING SALE lurn. odds and ends. 8-
2. Sat Apr 23 701 W WINIFRED ST
A P -MOVING SALE. Orangewood Acres.
norht on US 27' left urn past old Ho1plal be3
side gas staLon, Fri 'Sal, 8-1
A P-PLANTS, MISC 2150 W Gdrus Rd,
Avon Park Lakes Frr ,Apr 22,.8?
Something ror everyone
Fr-April, 22 & Sal April23
1381 W Allamanda Blvd Highlands Lake
Having a Garage Sale?
Make more money by reaching Ihou.
sands of potential customers For only
$8 you get 5 lines our one wvek in the
News-Sun and Highianads Herald Shop-
your sale gels rained out. call us and
we 11 run it again at no additional cn3rge.
Call lodayi 1863) 385-6155
L P -LARGE YARD sale, 44 Glensrde Ave A hI-
lie ol everihirng, off Henscralcr. Apr. 2?. 8-?
Signs will be out!i
computers, clothes Clichen lems. Ioo much
to list. Fri/Sat./Sun, 9.? 650 Hill Rd
L.P -MOVING SALE. FURN, household, ga
zelle. 3018 Peach Tree Dr Sat, Apr 23, 8am
LP-FURNITURE. KITCHEN untensils applian-r
ces tools, mise Thurs 21. Fri 22 Satl 4 428
Washington Blvd (Highlands PK Estate). 7-7
DRYER. bikes. compuleriS table small appli-I
ances. much more 212 218 Wasnirigton
Blvd, Highlands Park. Esi Apr 22/23. 8 2

7520 Pets & Supplies
FREE KITTENS, ready Apr. 29, raised by 9
year old, (863)453-7423
FREE TO good home 7yr old male rottie, 4yr
old female golden retriever. Both fixed. Call
385-2620 after 5pm.
KITTENS, BLACK & white, free to good home.
Ready to GO! Call 863-873-1475

Florida statute 585.195 states thc
all dogs and cats sold in Florid
must be at least eight weeks old
have an official health certifica
and proper shots and be free of i
testinal and external parasites.
PURE BRED Miniature Dachshunds, mal
months. old, brown/black in color, $27
Please call (863)465-7192 or 863-243-9017

7560 Medical Supplies
7560 & Equipment
PRIDE ELECTRIC chair with lift, blue, like ne
asking $400., paid over $700,(863)382-8328

7340 Wanted to Buy

305 Business'
3050 Opportunities

LAKE PLACID, 2/2 furn. apt., very clean, pool,
golf course, $700 per month, (954) 915-7230

26 00 Unfurnished
6J20 Apartments
1 or 2 Bedroom Apts. and Efficiencies.
WSG paid, from $325/mo., (863)471-0471.
Efficiencies, 1/1, 2/2, pool, furnished/unfurn-
ished. No dogs or cats. (863)453-3612.

DISPLAY SHELF, wicker and glass, 76"X30"
X18". exc. quality, $95, (863)382-3799
MATRESSES Brand new pillow top sets. Full
$150, queen $185, king, $250. 5 yr. warr.
Can deliver, located in Sebring 813-477-9019
full $130, queen $150. 5 year warranty. Can
deliver. Located in Sebring 813-477-9019
MEMORY FOAM 10" mattress, Devl. by
Nasa. On TV. New in plastic w/warr. $550.
Can deliver. Located in Sebring 813-477-9019

ALUMINUM FOLDING ladder, good condition.
$35 080. Call 452-5706

TORO SELF propelled "personal paced" push
mower. 22" rear wheel drive w/ bagger. Like
new. Call (863) 441-3086

OAK chest of drawer (more than 80-years old)
in good cond. Asking: $100. 863-452-2815

4060 Homes for Sale
406 Avon Park
160 E. Roberts Rd., manufactured 3/2, new
roof, 5 ac. Sullivan Real Estate, 863-632-2062
3/1 HOME, new roof and newly painted on in-
side, (863)655-0574 or 863-441-0129.

04'1 Homes for Sale
Lake Placid

8050 Boats & Motors
1997 STRATOS 258,115 evenrude,
2 fish finders, evenrude trolling motor,
Exc. condition. Call 1-440-669-0309
2002 NITRO NX 882, 150 Mercury, fu
equipped, always inside, 40 hrs. on motif
(863j465-2419, 863-840-0382 cell.

8200 Bikes & Cycle
82 0 Equipment
LIKE NEW 21 speed men's and women's P
cific bikes, both w/front and rear suspension
$180 for both, will separate, 863- 402-1239
new condition, $150. 863-465-6548

8400 Recreational Vehicle

$5000 OBO, (863)382-4467
'95, 13' Scamp travel trailer, A/C, refrigerate
pull w/4 cyl., $4500, 414-3003 or 385-2404
Used 3 times. $500. Call (863) 531-5359

Auction #2 Poor Richard's Antique MIIl
6 N Main Ave Sal April 23rd, I1Oa itview 9)
B egIey uctib ieer
SE8- AT least 12 famirles All house holOs and
misc ilems FrniSat Apr. 22,23. 730-2 00I
3320 Tubbs Rd (Benind Sunrusi .off US 271
SEB MOVING sale lurniture. bedroom sets
garden laiio. weed eater, dishes, utensils
Sal. April 23 7am 1325 Katcalani Ave
(Indian ectioni oti Laiaview I

SEB-HILLS NEW & old stati crahs, used lum-
ber, eiecirical wrre, something lor everyone
Fri Sal ,'Sun 109 wnlallev Blvd (Sebring H|lisi

CORTE7 BLVO Sun N Lake children's clolh-
ing lcyS. some lurn and misc Items.
SEB -GARAGE SALE Apr. 23-24 6P24 Praise
Ave orm311ly 6057 3rd Ave E etr tibmmer
wear slacks. m lhirs car ramp Icooi tbkes
etc ; l J. ,

SEB -MULTI FAMIL sale,', e dinv.'Saveanlh
Day Adveri.sl Church, 2106 ,1 '.4rn
brand neI bab d fib s fing rods, ttoiUands
olr dra Apr 2,.?8 Wed.,Thu

Apr 22-23. Corner of Lakewood and Ike (near
IMCA)8-7, chipper, grill Cina. glassware
colnes loys. ool.. colleclibles, something
for everyone
SEB -SAT APR 23. 8 11 220 REVSON AVE.
LOIS 01 hids IQyS., Daty lurf s.:ub3 suits,
nouseholad iems. lots 0 olrner misc.

Transportatip ,

9100 Motorcycles &ATV

1 IU V
ja V8, loaded, leather
d, 4 new tires in Nov

n 9200
le, 295 45 10's, vei
5. extras, white with
lid, 6 CD change
ic, OBO, (863)402-1;
ks 04' FORD sport 1
97' GMC extreme
KC cover $4,000. 86;

w 3"X 5" two whee
golf carts or riding
w/steel sides. Cal
sides, heavy floor

OBO, (863)655-0;

Ily Extras. $ 12,301
or, @earthlink.net. Si
a- $900, CALL (863)
w/ 1997 4-DOOR
0 91,000 miles AC,
Great condition. 2
2001 NISSAN Xt
miles, cd player, s
Call (863) 385-79
in, 2002 MITSUBISI
leather, custom
new tires, exc. com
79 CAMARO 228
Good body, INT.$
99 FORD Contou
s radio, automatic,'
tax receipt furnis
charity. Call Flori
or, 800-969-8387.
Ok. V6, auto. PW, PD
ranty. $16,000 (81

I CHEROKEE Limited, 4X4,
ir, sunroof, tinted windows,
., $6900, (863)633-9106.


H F150, supercharged, 63k,
y clean, must see. To many
gray leather, fiberglass bed
r, Phase 4 odlish,. $1'7,300

Utility Trailers

I trailer, great to use behind
g mower. Made of tube steel
I: 863-441-3086
railer w/lights and brakes,
ing, $650, (863)386-1182

Automotive Parts
& Accessories
car tow dolly, 1998, $300,

Automotive for Sale
ARY Mazda Miata, 51k miles
3, 863-464-8566. gileshw3
subject: 10th Info.
MARK 7, runs & looks good.
385-2042 or (863)253-1012'
automatic Chevy Lumina,,
CD player, tinted windows,'
arra, exc. condition. 52,500
security, NC,.$11,900.
17 or (863)'445-03191;
II Galant, 4 dir', .60k mi.,
CD player, thited windows,
nd., $9800, (863)471-0931
, new motor, not started yet.
3,000. 863-452-1149
r LX, 37,000 mi., gray, air,
very clean car, 385-4250
ar, boat, truck or RV or land,
bed, free tow, IRS 501 C-3
da Veterans Asstaistance 1-

ERRA, 16.8k mi., gold rush,
I, Garage kept. Factory war-1
63)385-4292 leave message.

NICE HOME on Canal to Lake Clay, fenced
yard, new roof, new tile, $169,900. Brantley
Properties, 863-441-7669

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