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By MATr MURPHY
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The Mark Foley scandal has gi'en the 2006
election season its share ot controversy, locally.
But the controversy does not automautcally
translate into higher turnout at the polls local-
ly, Highlands County Supetlisor of Elections
Joe Campbell.
"I don't know if this election's anything spe-
cial." Campbell said "There's always some
kind of controversy going
on.
Campbell said despite the
nationwt ide attention paid to
Florida races and the fallout
over the Fole\ scandal, helie
expects Tuesda"s turnout to
be around 50 percent.
"I'd love to ha'e more than CAMPBELL
that," he said.
Turnout for a midterm election usually runs
around 45 to 50 percent, as opposed to about
70 percent during a presidential race.
Earls voting numbers have been higher than
usual, due in part to the expansion of early vot-
ing locations into Avon Park and Lake Placid.
More than 7.000 people had voted early as of
Friday.
After a series of lawsuits, appeals and a lot
of controversy, signs %%ill be posted in voting
locations saying a \ote for Mark Foley will be
See ELECTION. page 9A


counted as a vote for hi, Republican replace-
ment Joe Negron.
"'We are posting them in one place at the
polling places." Campbell said. "The latest rul-
ing we got \\as the\ can be posted in a place
where e\er.body .\ho comes in has the same
exposure" to the sign.
Campbell said he expected a lot of questions
about Fole\ still being on the ballot, but
they've onl\ had a couple of people ask. Poll
\w workers are not allowed to explain that Fole\ 's
name is still there because he resigned after the
final ballot had already been printed.
Long lines are not expected at polling
places. Campbell did arnam. however, that the
six constitutional amendments on the ballot
could slow the process for those w`ho aren't
familiar \with them. The amendments are writ-
ten b\ attorneys, and the' re supposed to be in
"a clear and unambiguous language"
However, the\ tend to be rather difficult for
man\ to understand.
Voters are ad\ ised to gain an understanding
of the amendments before going to the polls.
because poll workers cannot explain \%hat the
amendments mean. The state of Florida has a
Web site detailing each amendment, at
lirp.-'eieec tion.dos.state.t7. us.
Campbell encourages otherss to cut out the
sample ballot in toda)'s News-Suit pages 14A-
15A). mark it. and bring it with them to the
polls to make the process quicker.


Veterans Day parade, ceremony planned


Lance Cpl. Martin
Roman to be in
parade, continues to
recover from Iraq
IED injuries
By KEVIN J. SHUTT
New'nSidn
SEBRING Lance Cpl. Martin
Roman is looking for a fe%' good
Mariannes.
Roman who was on patrol with his
Marine platoon Dec. 1. 2005. when an
impros ised explosive e de% ice nearly took
his life in Falluja. Iraq \\as medically
retired in Septeniber and. after signifi-
cant uains. continues to recover from his
injuries.
"I'm thinking about joining the \ FW
i Veterans of Foreien Warsti." Roman. 23.
said Friday during a phone conversation
from the University of South Flonda
campus in Tampa. "I'm looking for
some Marines to hang out % ith."


Roman's transition to civilian life has
been tough, as it can be for anybody
retiring or completing enlistment obliga-
tions. But, his bas been particularly
tough because of the violent circum-.
stances that brought him home.
He sustained extensive physical
injuries, spent twxo weeks in an induced
coma, suffers from psychological scars
and still requires a cane to walk.
"Tears come to my eyes sometimes."
Roman said. explaining that people
"bug" him about his scars, or ask wvh\ a
youngg person needs a cane. "I trN not to
use the cane. But, after two hours I start
falling down and people just think I'm
clumsy."
HoNard Jenkins. veterans employ-
ment representative for Heartland
Workforce Board. and other military\
advocates use national observances such
as Veterans Day to honor hometown n
heroes such as Martin, \\ho %kill grace
the second Veterans Day parade through
dow ntown Sebring at 4 p.m. Friday.
The Highlands County Veterans
Council is sponsoring the annual cere-


mony at 2 p.m. Saturday on the
Highlands County Courthouse lawn
Jenkins in ited Roman to participate
in.the parade..but the lance corporal was
reluctant.


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"At first I didn't want'
people to cheer me or
thank me for what I've
done." Roman said.
explaining that his par-
ents urged him be in the
parade. "I just wanted to
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ROMAN
so my brother wouldn't
have to go."
Roman will be there Friday, joining
about 50 other entrants in the parade that
begins at Sebring Middle School and
ends at Firemen's Field \ia North
Ridge%'ood Drie. Circle Drive and
South Commerce Avenue.
The courthouse ceremony will include
usual posting of colors, pledge of alle-
giance. national anthem, guest speaker,
medley of the services' songs. "Taps"
and a 21-gun salute.
"It's a good \ay for the tri-county


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Special STAIRS athletes take otf Friday morning from the starting line during the 50 meter walk at
Firemen's Field. Sebring. This particular race allo%%ed children who are blind and those using walkers to
race. More than 125 children from the Highlands County School District competed in track and field
events while school staff, families and other spectators watched. La% enforcement and firefighters car-
ried the torch in for the opening ceremonies while Sebring High School band played the national anthem
and SHS Air Force Junior ROTC presented the colors. Adults \ith disabilities competed Saturday morn-
ing. See more photos on the school kids on page 19A and adult competition on 4A.


area to recognize the vets who hase
served in the past. are serN ing presently
and the young ones "ho %will serse in the
future." Jenkins said, explaining that. he
decided a parade was necessary to aug-
ment the Veterans Council's ceremony.
"As a veteran myself. I do it to honor my
brothers .\ho ha\e served."
Roman said it's more important to
him to thank the people of Highlands
Count% w ho sent hundreds of cards and
offered countless prayers during his
reco-ery specifically he named
Bethlehem Baptist Church in Avon Park
and Victory Baptist Church near Tampa.
"I want to thank everybody and God
himself." Roman said. "The physical
therapists and basically everybody "\ho
took care of me."
He apologized for not answering
every letter he received.
Roman %\as at USF's admissions
office on Friday to learn what he had to
do to take advantage of the Veteran's
Affairs' Vocational Rehabilitation pro-
gram to get a degree in social work.
"I 'ant to help people." Roman said.


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15 minutes of TV fame

By KEVIN J. SHUTT

WALUCHULA The 25th season of "Nature." which has
garnered eight Enmys and two Peabodys. debuts tonight w ith
a feature that hits close to home for some primates.
"Chimpanzee- An Unnatural History," is expected to include
about four minutes of footage shot at the Center for Great
Apes. said Patti Ragan, director of the Wauchula-based sanctu-
ary.
"The history of chimps in our society is a history unlike any
other." PBS.org said in an introduction of "Nature's" season
premier. "We have sent them into space, dressed them in cos-
tumes and demanded that the\ entertnamn us."
Likewise, the Web site continues, chimpanzees have been
used to test pharmaceuticals or have been adopted as family
pets. only to be discarded \hen they are no longer deemed
"cute."
"We've had a conflicted relationships with chimps in our
society but there are some people "ho want to simplify it."
PBS.org said.
As of Friday, 14 orangutans and 28 chimps are living out the
remainder of their lies on a 100-acre compound near Peace
River.
According Tina Gilbert, office manager, the Center for Great
Apes' residents are former stars of the big and small screens, as
well as family pets w ho grew too big for their unnatural britch-
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Avon Park voters need to elect four


Editor's note: Numerous
attempts were made to inter-
view all of the candidates seek-
ing a seat on the Avon Park City
Council. Not all of them, how-
ever, were. cooperative. The
candidate interviews we were
able to get appear in this issue.

By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY
News-Sun
AVON PARK On Tuesday
resident voters will fill four
seats on the Avon Park City
Council.
Six people, five men and one
woman, are running for those
seats. Three of the candidates
are running for re-election;
three are running to hold office
for the first time.
The top four vote getters will
win the seats; the remaining
two candidates will go. home.
Doug Eason, who is running
for re-election on the council,,
had been trying to schedule a
interview when he was called to,
News Orleans by the Federal
Emergency Management
Agency.
Only Joe Wright took the.
time to sit for an in-depth inter-
view. Doug Barnard and Ed
Dickerson took the time to
answer basic questions.

Joe Wright
Joe Wright has been an Avon
Park resident for 18 years.
He was born in Columbus,
Ohio, and moved to Orlando
with his parents when he was in
early elementary school.
Trained as a
lawyer, he mar-
ried into the V
& W Farms
dairy family -
taking to the
Life so well he
WRIGHT became the
WRIGHT president of
Southeast Milk Inc., a dairy
cooperative including more
than 300 dairies from five
states.
Wright lives in east Avon
Park, and works in \\est Aon
Park. It means he drives
through to%\n eery da\.
Haing just turned 50, he
spent some time recently evalu-
ating where he was along his
life path, and what he wanted to
do next.
The city caught his attention.
"You can see the need for
change," he said. "Things just
take way too long to happen.
There are buildings in Avon
Park that should have been torn
down years ago."
He said that the Illegal
Immigration Relief Act, consid-


By TREY CHRISTY
News-Sun
SEBRING The world's
largest circus under the big top
is coming to Highlands County
Monday.
The Cole Brothers Circus of
the Stars will be at the
Highlands County Fairgrounds
with show times starting at 4:30
and 7:30 p.m. The circus fea-
tures many attractions from tra-
peze performers, camels and
acrobats to clowns, jugglers
and the human cannonball.
Tickets are on sale in
advance at, The Sports Fan at
Lakeshore Mall,
www.tickets.com or by phone at
(888) 332-5200. Tickets for
adults ages 13 and up are $15
with child and senior admission
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ered by the city council over the
summer, "was a red herring
from the start," and that policy
on that issue should come from
the federal government.
"Avon Park has been kind of
sleepy," he said, "but now
growth is causing a four- or
five-step leap, and the city
council is going.to have to rise
to the challenge and lead."
Wright said, "City council-
men are all talking tough now. I
hope they realize what they
have to do.
"We need a more effective
city council, one that provides
policy direction, and then turns
the city -manager loose to
administer that policy.
"We need to make sure (the
city manager's) job is struc-
tured in such a way that he can
succeed," Wright said.
He is willing to consider cre-
ating -a new position, directly
under the city manager, for
someone to help the manager
'deal with the pressures and
details expansion will bring.
"I think we need some work-
shop type sessions, with the city
attorney, to go line by line
through the ordinances. The
city has to build credibilmt\
regarding code enforcement
issues. Unsafe buildings need to
be knocked down if the land
lords don't step up.
"The council has been in a
reactionary mode," he said. "It
needs to become pro-active."
He added that the council had
to pay more attention to
finances, and that the city gov-
ernment in general needed to
become more accessible and
user friendly, especially as the
area was poised for expansion.
"Avon Park's better days are
in front of us," he said. "That is
one of the council's roles, being
the voice of optimism. My style
is to.try and get a consensus to
move forward. I've deliberately
spent time with leaders on the
south side. It has to be part of
(the advances). We have to see
it doesn't get left behind. The
council needs to work at keep-
ing people engaged."
"Success and failure are botft
contagious," he said. "Maybe
my stepping forward will
encourage other folks to get
interested and involved."

Douglas Barnard
Douglas Barnard minces no
words and gets right to the point
when he is asked why he is run-
ning for a seat on the city coun-
cil.
"I don't have any agenda," he


morning of opening day as
well, as they raise the tent in
just a few hours and invite
everyone to come and see what
Cole Brothers call the "best free
show on the planet" with ample
free parking and great photo
opportunities from 8-10 a.m.
The biggest stars of the circus,
both in size and fame, are back
for 2006 and will be there for
the tent raising Tina and
Jewel the elephants. Guests can
see the elephants for free up
close and personal at the circus
tent raising taking place
between 7 a.m. and noon
Monday.


said. "I'm not a lawyer. I'm not
a big owner of rental properties.
I have nothing to gain from this.
I'm seeing things I don't like.
"I don't
want to go into
details, I know
where that will
go. It's just that
there are too
Many people
who only want
BARNARD what the city
can do for them."
He said the biggest problem
with the election was Wright's
candidacy.
He is particularly upset by
what he sees as Wright's sup-
port of illegal immigration, an
issue Barnard feels undercuts
code enforcement and con-.
tributes to the city's problems.
He is unhappy with what he
sees as special interests and
privileges.
"I didn't like how the busi-
ness about annexing (Wright's)
property into the city went
down. To me that was wrong,"
Barnard said. "I am better qual-
ified," he added.
Barnard was born and raised
in Tonawanda, N.Y., in the
Buffalo area.
After exploring the country,
Texas and Florida in particular,
Barnard followed a then girl-
friend here to Highlands.
County about four years ago.
He ended up staying after the
relationship %%ent south.
He is currently on disabilit
due to, he said,, "too many
motorcycle accidents," .but inrr
the past he has been a truck
driver.
Asked about his concerns for
the city, Barnard avoided
specifics and focused on his
competition.
"Doug Eason is a good man,"
he said. "George Hall, he and I
don't see eye-to-eye, but if you
listen to him he's on the ball. I
don't think he has an agenda."
He thought Brenda Gray fol-
lowed Wright too closely.'
In his o'\n regard, Barnard
said, "I can be.Qbjeqiaue. I can
listenarto.all sides be hus ate
no agenda, and have nothing to
gain by, the outcome of any--
thing.
."What I want is what's best
for the. community, not just


what's best for special inter-,
ests," he said.
"I never thought I'd do some-
thing like this (running for
office)," he said. "But when I
see someone trying to get some-
thing out of this election I have
to do something.
"I'm not the brightest bulb in
the box there are others more
qualified than me. But, where
are they?"

Ed Dickerson
Ed Dickerson was born in
Minnesota, but moved to
Kansas City, Mo. as a child and
grew up there with his family.
Dickerson
joined the
Marine Corps
in 1975, the
same year he
married his
wife Eden.
They moved
DICKERSON to Highlands
County in 1999, seeking a gen-
tle climate and peaceful retire-
ment after a 24 year career in
the Marine Corps.
He retired a Marine master
sergeant (E-8), and a conimuni-
cations chief.
The last six years he was in
the service he was stationed in
Japan, where he served on a
cost reduction board, taking
part in a review of the base's
personnel and budget manage-
ment. Dickerson .said because
of his experience, he is well
suited to that kind of over sight.
But the peace of retirement
got boring, and Dickerson soon
became involved.
He is the technology director
for the Redlands Christian
Migrant Association, in charge
of information technology. In
that role, he said, he frequently
works with federal, state, and
local grants.
Dickerson has run for the city
.council before. He has also
served on two city committees
- Code Enforcement; and the
Recreation & Zoning Board of
Adjustments.
: He said he isin Avon Park to
itay, having chosen .it over
Ocala years ago.
He said he has no agenda for
running beyond wanting "to
help the citizens of Avon Park
have a decent, safe living envi-


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ronment," while maintaining,
sound budgetary practices.
He is especially concerned
that growth will outpace the
city's infrastructure capabili-
ties. He warns that the city had
better be prepared to find ways
to pay for expanded services.
The portion of his life
Dickerson is most proud about,
is the more than 20 years he has
spent in the Boy Scout organi-
zation as a leader, and trainer of
leaders.
He is an Eagle Scout and the
recipient of the Council Silver
Bear Award, given to a coun-
cil's senior adult. He is also a
Woodbadge 3 Beader, the high-
est level of instructor for adults.

George Hall
While George _Hall and
Brenda Gray did not sit for
interviews prior to the election,
as incumbents they. are not
entirely unknown to their con-
stituents.
Hall is com-
pleting his first.
term of office,
"- while Gray is
seeking her
third term.
S. Hall told an
HALL audience
LL recently, that
he entered politics because he
found the street renaming proj-
,ect of several years ago,
- -cra z\."
He said he is all about "com-
mon sense government."
A local business man with a
significant investment in rental
properties, Hall said he is advo-
cate for business.
He is a most vocal advocate
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future annexations.
Hall is married to Kelly Hall,
who teaches first grade at Avon
Elementary School.
Recently, Hall was named to
the staff of the First Baptist
Church in Avon Park.

Brenda Gray
Gray was born and raised in
Avon Park. She left for an
extended period, serving a
career in the United States
Army, rising to the rank of first
sergeant. She also raised three
children.
U p o .n
returning to
Hig hl hands
SCoiunty, Gray
began a second
career as a pro-
bation officer.
GRXY Recently
GRAY Gray, applied
pressure on the CSX Railroad.
which the city is working with
in order to clear unhealthy over-
grown vegetation from the rail-
Sroad's right-of-ways through
town.
She successfully moved to
put a deadline on the railroad's
acceptable response time,
ensuring some kind, of concrete
plan will in place by the end of
No% ember.
This kind of action, demon-
strates what she said is her'first
priority making sure all Avon
Park residents are treated equal-
ly and fairly. No section of the
city, she said, is more important
than any other.
Like Hall, Gray is dedicated
to future adnne\ations. and both
feel an increasing tax base,
could lift A(on Park forward.


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News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


Adult


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athletes


compete


Michael Finn throws a softball during his field event.


Special STARS athlete Kelly
Gilmore raises her hand up
celebrating Saturday morning
as Cracker Trail 4-H member
Tommy Portz pins a first place
ribbon on her during the
awards ceremony. More than
75 special adult athletes com-
peted in cycling and track and
field events Saturday at
Firemen's Field, Sebring.


The Early Learning Coalition
of Florida's Heartland
announces scheduled meetings
for the month of November and
all meetings are open to the
public.
The Highlands Advisory
Board will meet at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the
Highlands ELC office, 209 N.
Ridgewood Drive, Sebring.
The Hardee ELC office
announces a Provider Focus
Group meeting followed by


Special to the News-Sun
SEBRING Highlands
County's annual Aging
Advocacy Elder Fair is going to
be Thursday at the Highlands
County Fairgrounds.
The theme this year is an,
"Old Fashioned Country-Time
Fair." Doors will open at 9 a.m.
and close at noon. The parking
is free.
This yearly event is an
opportunity for seniors to
receive free health screenings at
no charge. Attendees should
arrive early and plan for time to
take advantage of cholesterol
and osteoporosis screenings, as
well as blood pressure checks
and skin evaluations.
Attendees should bring their
Medicare cards with them as
free pneumonia and flu shots
will be available. Many ven-
dors will also provide give-
aways. Educational materials
will be plentiful and free of
charge.
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Special STARS athlete Billy Shepard (center) carries the torch in
for the opening ceremonies as Avon Park Police officer Nathan
Coogan (left) and West Sebring Volunteer firefighter Steven
Ritenour run beside him. This was the last competition in
Highlands County for Shepard since he will be moving to
Michigan as of today. The fire department and police department
assisted with the opening ceremonies.


training entitled "Less Stress
for the Holidays" at 6:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 6, at the Hardee
ELC office, 324 N. Sixth Ave.,
Suite 100, Wauchula.
The Charlotte/DeSoto
Advisory Board and Coalition
Administration Committee will
not meet during the month of
November.
Finance Committee will
meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday,
Nov. 16, at, South Florida
Community College campus in


setting up a booth is invited to
call Debbie Slade at 382-2134.
Space is still available.
Highlands Regional Medical
Center, Sebring Sunrise Rotary
and the Rotary Club of
Highlands County join the
Aging Advocacy Coalition in a
partnership to bring this event
to Highlands County's senior
residents.
There are presently more
than 60 vendors registered for
this event.
For details, call Virginia
Winn at (863) 227-0629.


DeSoto County, Room 110,
2251 NE Turner Ave., Arcadia.
ELCFH board meeting will
be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.
15, at SFCC DeSoto campus,
Room 118, 2251 NE Turner
Ave., Arcadia. A Finance
Workshop is scheduled at 2:15
p.m. for all interested parties
prior to the board meeting, in
the same room.
Three PowerPoint/discussion
brown bag luncheons have been
scheduled for the ELCFH
board. Discussion will be facil-
itated by Charlene Edwards on
the following topics:
1. A brief history of early
care and education in Florida
from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.
21.
2. Child Care Development
Fund 2005-2007 from 12-1
p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29.
3. The history of the develop-
ment of Florida performance
standards for 3-, 4- and 5-year-
old children from 12-1 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 15.
Locations for all three ses-
sions will be at the ELC
Highlands office, 209 N.
Ridgewood Drive, Sebring.
Lunch will not be provided,
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Pauline Coughlin
Pauline Dumont Coughlin,
85, of Sebring, died Saturday,
Nov. 4, 2006, in Sebring.
Born in Dracut, Mass., she
moved to Sebring in 1980.
She retired from General
Electric in Boston. She was a
member of Our Lady of Grace
Catholic Church, Avon Park.
Survivors include her sister,
Charlotte Roussell of Dracut,
Mass.; sister-in-laws, Marie
Dumont of Dracut, Mass. and
Mary Christie Dumont of
Sebring.
Funeral service will be at 2
p.m. Monday at Our Lady of
Grace Catholic Church, Avon
Park. Burial will follow in
Lakeview Memorial Gardens,'
Avon Park.
Memorial donations may be
made to Good Shepherd
Hospice.
Morris Funeral Chapel,
Sebring, handled the arrange-
ments.

Robert Fenske
Robert Julius
Fenske ill, 70, of
Lake, .-Placid, died
Thursday, Nov. 2. 2006, in Lake
Placid.
Born in Chicago. he moved
to Lake Placid in 2003, from
The Redland.
He retired from the United
States Marine Corps in 1974.
After enlisting. in 1954, he
served two tours of duty in
Vietnam and retired as a gunny
sergeant. The last years, he was
commissioned as a recruiter. He
also retired from the liarru-
Dade Sheriff's Office, where he
started as a deputy ahd was last
promoted to sergeant. His
tenure with the department was
from 1975 to 1994..,
Survivors include his wife of
49 years, Mildred "Nillie"'
(Weber); children, Robert
.Julius IV of Cutler Ridge,
Linda Michele Fitch of Howey-
in the-Hills and William John of
Longwood; and two grand-
daughters.
The family will have a pri-
. vate service.
SArrangements are being han-
dledItby Michael A. Brochetti
Funeral Home. Lake Placid.

Susan Leischner
Susan Leischner, 56, of
Venus, died Sunday, Oct. 29,
2006, in Venus.
Born in Utica, N.Y., she had
been a resident of Highlands
County for four years, coming
from Pennsylvania.
She retired in 1993 as a man-
ager of 20 years with Ninex
Phone, System. She was a
Catholic.
Survivors include her former
husband Earl Jr.; and former
mother-in-law. Clara Leischner.
A local ser\ ice, of remem-
brance will be done at a later
date. Inurnment ,will be in
Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery
in New York.
Memorial contributions may
be. made to Boston Terrier
Rescue.
Arrangements are being han-
dled by Scott Funeral Home,
Lake Placid. .

Philip Osbourne
Philip Arthur Osbourne, 88,
of Sebring, died Saturday, Nov.
4, 2006, in Sebring.
Born in Lincoln, England, he
has been a resident of Sebring
since 2003, coming from
Reisterstown, Md..


He was a missionary with
Sudan Interior Mission from
1949 to 1978, was in the British
Army from 1939 to 1942,
worked for the British Railroad
in Nigeria, and attended St.
Agnes Episcopal Church,
Sebring.
Survivors include his daugh-
ters, Carolyn Lorenz of Perry
Hall, Md. and Gayle Byers of
New Market, Md.; son, Philip
of Lexington, S.C.; sister
Muriel Bell of Ipswich,
England; brother, Chris of
Retford, England; four grand-
children; and two great-grand-
children.
Memorial service will be at 2
p.m. Tuesday in the SIM
Chapel in Sebring, with the
Rev. Gary Byers officiating.
The family will receive friends
after the service.
Stephenson-Nelson Funeral
Home, Sebring, handled the
arrangements.

Patricia Riccobono
Patricia Ann Riccobono, 75,
of Sebring, died Tuesday, Oct.
31, 2006, in Sebring.
Born in Tampa, she was self-
employed as an author and
painter She also was a writer
for the News-Sun. She was a
member of Eastern Star, Red
Hat Society, Delta Chorale and
National Federation of Press
Women and Michigan
Federation of Press Women.
She was an accomplished
painter and author, having pub-
lished a novel and various
poems; singer and soloist.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Angelo; daughters,
Devany Vallencourt, Dae
Unick-Todd and Dani Unick-
Osborne; son,, Dean Unick; five
grandchildren; and one great-
grandchild.
A memorial serve ice will be at
1 p.m. Wednesday at the
Tanglewood Clubhouse,
Sebring.
Memorial contributions may
be made to the American
Cancer Society.
Arrangements are being han-
dled by ICS Cremation Society,
Sebring.


Fred Warford
Fred L. Warford, 95, of
Sebring, died Thursday, Nov. 2,
2006, in Oxford, Ala.


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Born in Moberly, Mo., he has
been a resident of Sebring since
2003, coming from Winamac,
Ind.
He was retired from LTV
(steel mill). He was a member
of Maranatha Baptist Church in
Sebring.
Survivors include his son,
James of Oxford, Ala.; step-
sons, Larry and Carroll
Elgersma; 19 grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren; and four
great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be at
10 a.m. Monday at Morris
Funeral Chapel in Sebring.
Interment will follow in
Lakeview Memorial Gardens in
Avon Park.


Marian Reynolds
Marian Elizabeth Reynolds,
84, of Sebring, died Thursday,
Nov. 2, 2006, in Sebring.
Born in Wheaton, Ill., she
had been a resident of Sebring
since 2003. Prior to moving to
Sebring, she had been a resident
of Okeechobee for 12 years,
coming from Muskegon, Mich.
She was a homemaker. She
was a member of Christ
Lutheran Church of Avon Park.
Survivors include her daugh-
ters, Linda McLean of Sebring
and Nan Neal of Orhaha, Neb.;
sisters, Betty Bostrom of
Okeechobee and Irma Veenstra
of Muskegon, Mich.; brothers,
Charles Scheel of Muskegon,,
Mich. and John Scheel of
Plainwell, Mich.; and four
grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Good
Shepherd Lutheran Church,
4318 Schumacher Road,
Sebring, with Pastor John Hurst
and Pastor Scott McLean offici-
ating.'
Memorial contributions may
be made to Christ Lutheran
Church of A o)n Park, 3236
Redwater Drive, Avon Park, FL
33825.
Cremation arrangements
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News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006 5A



Thomas wants to bring leadership back to government


By MATT MURPHY
News-Sun
Running for office is a chal-
lenging endeavor, especially for
a political rookie.
But Zane Thomas, the
Democratic candidate for
District 77 State
Representative, said he isn't
running because he wants to.
He's running because he feels
he has to, and his 25 years of
military experience has much to
do with his decision to run.
"While you're away you
carry this image of America
with you," he said. "But that
image I was carrying with me
bore very little resemblance to
the America we see today.
"I'm doing this because at
some point I'd like to hear my


children tell me they're proud
of the values I taught them. And
sometime in the future I'd like
to hear my grandchildren tell
me they're proud of the country
they inherited."
Thomas touts the leadership
skills he learned in the military
as key to his campaign.
"I think 25 years of military
leadership has enabled me to
look at both sides of an argu-
ment and figure out where we
can find answers," he said.
Education is Thomas' highest
priority, and' he said the way
Florida politicians have tried to
convince the public that the
issue is being addressed are
nothing but "smoke and mir-
rors." Thomas sharply criticizes
the Florida Comprehensive


Assessment Test, saying it
should be used simply as a
diagnostic tool.
"Getting somebody to pass a
test does not mean they're get-
ting a quality education,"
Thomas said. "Saying pass or
fail is the bottom line is the
wrong way to go."
Another issue that's of partic-
ular importance to Thomas is
the environment. He said the
environment is "every bit as
symbolic as our national flag.
To see it decimated in the name
of profit is just wrong."
During his time campaign-
ing, several other issues such as
illegal immigration, insurance,
property taxes, and prescription
drugs have popped up.
He said the insurance issue is


"huge" to the people he's talked
to on the campaign trail. He
said insurance is "like a craps
game. You've got one side bet-
ting one way and the other side
betting the opposite way."
The spate of hurricanes over
the past two years were an
anomaly, Thomas said, and he
thinks the insurance companies
should treat it as such.
"We'll never see back-to-
back years like that again, in
our lifetimes anyway," he said,
"but yet they've been author-
ized to increase our premiums. I
really think the insurance pre-
miums they're getting away
with now are borderline crimi-
nal."
Property taxation is another
issue that comes up repeatedly,


Grimsley wants to continue her work in Tallahassee


By MATT MURPHY
News-Sun
The past two years in
Tallahassee have been very
busy ones for Denise Grimsley.
The Republican incumbent
in District 77 has sponsored and
worked on a number of hills
during her two-year frist term.
And a major reason Gi imsle\ is
running for a second term is to
continue working those bill
If elected. Grimslei t giants to
continue pursuing the agricul-
rure disaster relief program that
she worked on during her first
term.
The program "creates a state
loan guarantee for farmers w\ho,
hate lost crops" during natural
disasters. Grimsley said.
"specifically for small farmers
and not big cirrus or sugar com-
panies."
The bill ites farmers "a
bridge to finish" replanting
crops. Grimsle\ said. She said
the state legislature is current\
working on putting the appro-
priate funding on the measure,
which she said is about 50 1)mil-
lion. She's hoping to get the bill
done before the ne\t hriiicaune
season.
"Hopefulli %e don't hate
another one again." Grinmle\
saiti:. "If'xt do."' T \~nrio be
ready for it."
Another reason Grinmle.


wants to return to Tallahassee is
to continue work on the state's
nursing shortage.
"We have a shortage not
because we lack nurses,"
Grimsley said, "but because we
lack rnursin2 I .ult\ "
She said ini,'t oldei nrlutlse
don't ha' e niilaster' de.-ices in
nursing bhec.iuse those piogr :nis
weren't .a .i\il.ible ;.hen the'%
v.ere in school.
"This group of iidi\ idudls
who hate been nluririnj at the
bedside fur 25 ',eai aren't
allowed to teach under Floiid.i
i\\t." Grinmsle\ said. "I '.iant to
0i6e coim nit[1it\ colleges the
fle\ibili to .'et nurses ''.ith
experience to be allowed t,_i
eachh"
Grnimsle said coimntinit:,
colleges don't pa', marl:eti iaes
to theiin in rsi inc instructors
She's proposing .a sliglh tuition
incte.se in nuitsing prog'ran's,
Smith the none\ goinm directly
to the nursing faculh.
Locally Grnisle\ said health
care is the number one issue
brought up to-' he1 duniin the
campaign The property ta\
issue li.as also Liianeied plenty
ot atiteltiion floin the le i sla-
rure. and Grnni'ieL, expects t.I
be called into speci.il session in
the tiist pait ofl December t-,
address the rising rates.
Holmeou neis iIsui ance con-


tinues to be a pressing issue as
well. Grimsley believes the
emergency threshold for insur-
ance companies needs to be,
lowered. If this happens, she
said, insurance companies ,who
fled Florida might return
Prescription drugs continue
to be a high priority\ to the elec-
torate. as well. On the issue of
importation of Canadian drugs.
Grmisle. said the federal got-
ernment "tied the hands" of the
state legislature. The phanna-
cetical industry's powerful
lobb\. both in Tallahassee and
\\aslhington. DC. ha\e exacer-
bated the problem, she said.
"I certainly support the
imp:'rtat0ion of Canadian
drus.." Gnrmsle\ said. "They're
perfectly safe, but the federal
Lo\ernment has cut us off. We
need to look at that again."
Grimsley also wants to %work
on making health insurance
more affordable for people w ith
pre-e\istin conditions such as
cancer. She mentioned the case
of a woman wkho had been free
of cancer tor o'er fi\e years
i which means Nou're cured.
according to the American
Cancer SocietN i The woman is
still considered a high risk for
insurance, and she is forced 'to
.work'ijufU'o pay her' $1.200 a'-
monthly premium. ** *
Grimsle\ said the High Risk


Pool was set up to give an
avenue allowing people in sim-
ilar situations the chance to pur-
chase, insurance. The program
was re-implemented over the
past fite \ears but it hasn't been
funded vet. and GrimsleN wants
to continue %working on it.
One of the things from her
first term she's the most proud
of is the creation of Highlands
County Days.
"We bused up 05 people
from ithe counts i and gate
them the opporninir to partici-
pate in the legislative process."
Gnmsle.y said. The participants
\were able to see "hot\ we pass
the bills and have committee
meetings. It gi'es you a good
opportunity to see what we do."
A bill she's especially proud
of is the Kelsey Ryan Act.
named after an 8-year-old girl
w ith a seere allergy to peanuts.
If the girl w ere to come into
contact \with peanut butter. for
instance, she could go into
shock. A child with the severe
allergy in Canada died after
going into shock before the
medicine could get to her.
School districts ,were not
allo\ted to let allergy suffers
carry the ephenephrine that
could present the shock with
them. The bill changed that and
g'\e parents discretion on
whether the-child or a teacher
would carrN the medicine.


and Thomas advocates a freeze
on property tax rates of seniors
until they move or sell the prop-
erty.
On the issue of prescription
drugs, Thomas said seniors
should be able to have access to
the most affordable drugs avail-
able.
"I would introduce legisla-
tion to make sure they were
'able to get the cheapest drugs
from the cheapest places,"
Thomas said, "so if that means
Canada then by all means. In a
global market, that sounds fair
to me."
* On illegal immigration,
Thomas blames a lack of lead-
ership for. the problems current-
ly facing the country.
"A true leader is going to
look at both sides of an argu-
ment and try to find an answer
in the middle somewhere."
Thomas said. "And on our
immigration issue that's exactly
the case. There were two dis-
tinct sides of that argument and
people were so passionate about
both sides, they absolutely


refuse to look at the other side."
Thomas believes that both
sides are partially right in the
discussion.
"We're a nation of laws, first
and foremost," he said. "We
need to enforce our laws.
"The other side of that coin,
though, is there's a huge
demand for cheap labor in this
country, and the Hispanic com-
munity is meeting that demand.
Our national government has
turned a blind eye for the
demand' for cheap labor."
Thomas believes' a guest-
worker program would help in
addressing a lot of illegal immi-
gration problems. He also said
that the immigrants here should
make an effort to assimilate into
American culture and learn
English,
"The greatest segregation
tool there is, is not being able to
communicate," he said.
"Working together and finding
that common bond, instead of
alienating one side against the
other, is the real answer."


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6A News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006




State park celebrates CCC contributions


By KEVIN J. SHUTT
News-Sun
SEBRING Former
Arcadia winter guest Red
Denton wishes he'd joined the
Civilian Conservation Corps.
Instead, he worked his
daddy's farm, which the family
eventually lost as did many oth-
ers during the Great
Depression.
"We worked on the farm all
the time," Denton, 88, said after
singing a set that began with a
song called "1933." "We didn't
make no money on the farm."
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
brought the Emergency
Conservation Work Act before
Congress March 9, 1933. By
March 31, the bill was on his
desk for his signature. The pro-
gram would be known as the
Civilian Conservation Corps.
The CCC met its demise in
1942 as a focus on defense fol-
lowing Pearl Harbor and dwin-
dling unemployment rendered
the program obsolete.
Otto Soyk, who lived in a
Chicago suburb ati 17, considers
himself fortunate to be a part of
the CCC's legacy.
Wearing the green vest of,
local Chapter 169 of the
National Association of CCC
alumni, Soyk and wife BetsN
sipped coffee and nibbled on
doughnuts outside the CCC
Museum at Highlands
Hammock State Park during the
21st annual festival honoring
the program and its contribu-
tions to the park.
"I was homesick." Otto said.
explaining that he didn't expect
to be %%hen he shipped off to
Wisconsin's Camp McCoy. "A
lot of the kids iust couldn't han-
dle it."
He was later transferred to
Big Piney, Wyo., where he was
a truck driver hauling logs and
work crews.
Hunger was Otto's driving
force in signing up with the
CCC.
"People todayi think the) 're
poor," Otto said, struggling to
Find words to describe life in
the '30s. "During the
Depression. there just Was noth-
ing. It \\as a matter of survival."
In addition to room and
board, the Corps instilled disci-
pline. exposed men to a lor1d
be ond their neighborhoods
and sparked camaraderie
among peers.
.Wearing a blue ball cap
embroidered with "LiSS LST
167." a landing ship itankl.
Otto said the CCC prepared him
and thousands others for miili-
tarN ser\ ice.
Immediately after lea\ ing the
Corps in 1940. he enlited w ith
the Na%\ and e\entuall', was'
assigned as a mess specialist on
the Coast Guard-ma'nned USS
LST 167.
A Japanese di\e bomber
attacked the \essel Aug. 15.
1943. Otto's general quarters
role dunng the attack \\as on a
20-millimeter cannon.
"Fifty percent of the crew
were wounded," Otto said. "Ten
were killed and five were listed
as missing in action."
The crew abandoned ship
when onboard ammunition
began exploding. Be. ond
repair, the LST was struck from
the Naval Register on Dec. 6,
1943, according to the Coast
Guard's Web site.
Otto didn't escape unscathed,
with 28 shrapnel wounds he
was assigned to the War Bond
drive stateside, and discharged
honorably in 1945.
Across the v.a\, Denton
crooned about a "Kettle Under
the Bed," "Ghost Chickens in
the Sky," and an "Interstate
Coming Through My
Outhouse."
The folksy, blue-grassy
music entertained an audience
enjoying the warm fall morn-
ing.
The "Interstate" song is time-
less, if not telling.
"The interstate is coming
through my outhouse," Denton
sang while he strummed an
acoustic guitar, his wife holding
a microphone to his lips. "...
them engineers made 47 sur-


veys ... they tell me I'm on their
right of way."
To his right on the grass field
before him, a row of antique
cars and tractors lined a parking
lot of modem autos such as a
Saturn station wagon, a Nissan
minivan and a KIA sport utility.
"There's lawn mo%\%ers
around now with more horse-
power," Dick Mabie, of
Sebring, said of his 26 horse-


Linda Cahill. i.1' \\uchula. orks on making a rag rug. Ihlile Terr' Regennitter. also of \\auchula.
builds an old-fashioned sling shot at the Civilian Conservation Corps Festi %al.


poNv er. abotii '4111 i-, heii-ne- .
Hot Silh.
.lAn ellhu Is" >' C ,>.',_0le\
.atiiito biIles. manaritit'tttired
front 19 3'' t, 19442 before
\World \\Wu 11 and fiom 194-0 t:o
1952 atteC elid. MNabhi' sai.l the
car< \',ere hilt t1 be inexpen-
si c bhi P,%, el Ctisle'i Ir on -
mnal Oiner ot the Cincinnati
Reds ', hen it V'.a the Redlegs.
In addJlion t[o \\hit coLuld be
the ftirt niia-piodiuced
Anier-i1an iomnip.act. Ciosile, i
credited ithi the 1I'420 II[tro>duc-
tion ft .111 affordablee i 'FM
rddio fli lie inl ''[es.
NMabie diil\es hi- Cri-sie', Hot
Shot dailN. whichc h \uerages 5i5
nuile to the 2alln- t Ot the
9 3.I-I( ) CI.'olei,.s built in
RichiioInd an.d Marion. Ind.,
oni', about 5.,11.11 \ ere Hot
Shotrs. Nlabie said
"'l" e ecia tp ito ,5 Inipt but I
V.\ 1 tlJii 't ji nr ll -2 ) .111'i tjid.el
".eCu'eLi e It 2eit pletl\, .-1t "l he
ad., c,'.pldimnun that "m, 1I:.e
for the car is I'm in hindianit
bo\ 1 '. hulntini tor
StLidebakei. \h liIch -l, in .
made in Indian.i. v. hen I bought
my first Crosley."
An old Chevrolet joined two
Hot Shot,. a 1928 Entglil
Aistin Touler a 1923 Ford
Model T anJ ihiec t actoIJO
Co' incidetlialli, \ei it tlhe
',tage Denlt-,'in rsani .bo t i t irl
named Saiah man li hei Che' \
One .1 the .elU. "Saiah
Sarah _itt'inc in l i Chei iolet.
nhelln she '.its she shitt' all d1'",."
Tic t, iintie t.'te induced
bell\ liu. l a.i the auidienceI
attempted to sing att lil '. 1 it01 tit
tripping_ i.ei a f1 k 'ui leii "'"S"
% ord.
'Nobod'i ,' thiiii iin' tonia-
toe's a.ti' yuet." Denton noted.
ha 1in,' tlaken carle 1to m kilL' suIe
children i een ci pie.ent
Hamnmick P.rk Sei \ ices
Specialist Doroithi Hn is estl-
m.iited .4 t10 people \',Cie at the
park b\ nirion.
"I'd be .L1rptiseid if .e don't
lha. e 4 tOiii bh', the end oif the


PhF.'o., 0,1 K.A.\r; SirIM ONS-N .Sun
Sebring residents Tricia Ngu.en walches. while her nephew Case3
Leadingham, 1i1, tries out a bo) Salurda1 morning called the smoke
grinder at the Non-Electric To} Compan) boolh at the Civilian
Consersalion Corps Festival at Highlands Hammock Slate Park.
Sebring.


l\auchula residents John Douglas and his grandson Codee Walker.
2. %%aiih the Sehring Model Railroad Club'ls model trains go b). This
is the lirt %ear the railroad club has participated in the festival.


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A News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


Community
News and events


Guardianship
to be discussed
AVON PARK The Ridge
Area Arc Parents Group
invites anyone who is a family
member, parent, guardian or
professional working with
individuals with developmen-
tal disabilities, to attend its
meeting from 5:30-7 p.m.
Monday.
The topic "Guardianship"
will be presented by Thomas
Nunnallee of Breed and
Nunnallee, PA.
Salad and pizza will be pro-
vided. To register and for
location information, call
Ridge Area Arc at 452-1295.

Neighborhood
Watch meets
SEBRING Highlands
Homes Neighborhood.Watch
will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at
the Military Sea Services
Museum at Roseland and
Kenilworth Boulevard.
For information, call Joyce
Perez, secretary, at 471-1758.

Widows and.
Widowers meet
SEBRING The Widows
and Widowers will meet at 2
p.m. Wednesday for dinner at
Homer's Smorgasbord.
Bring a white elephant item
for gift exchange.
For details, call Armand
Langford at 385-6225.

Jones, Arnett
doing tango
SEBRING Dr. Joni
Jones and her husband Jim
Arnett will be doing a tango
dance Thursday during the
evening at the Sebring Civic .
Center.
They will be competing in
ballroom dancing in Orlando
as the first amateur couple.._,
from the Flonda area.


Shots available
SEBRING Flu, pneumo-
nia and tetanus shots will. be
given at, 10 a.m. Friday at
AmVets Post'21, 2029 U.S. 27
South.
Sign up at the post for shots
by today.
If anyone belongs to a
Medicare HMO, go to an
assigned provider. Or, if any-
one wants Central Florida
Health Care Inc. to give a
shot, everyone must pay $20
per shot.
Central Florida Health Care
Inc. will not bill Medicare
HMO, as it will be denied.
For details, call 385-0234. -

Eagles hosting
several events
SEBRING The Sebring
Eagles Lodge 4240, 12921
U.S. 98, will host the follow-
ing events:
Thursday Burgers and
fries will be served from 5-7
p.m. Music by Billy Glades
will be from 6-9 p.m.
Friday Chicken or fish
basket for $4 will be served
from 5-7 p.m.
: Saturday Roast pork
will'be served from 5-7 p.m.
for $6.50 donation. Music will
be from 7-10 p.m.
For details, call 655-4007.


Lunch Club
Wednesday
schedules
Holiday Show
SEBRING Lunch Club
Wednesday will kick off the
holidays early with a Holiday
Show during its meeting
Wednesday at the Sebring
Elks Lodge. off Kenilworth
Boulevard.
This month, members will
network and ladies from the
club who are involved with
businesses will be spotlighting
their holiday products and
services during a Holiday
Show. There will be goodies,
gifts, baskets, gift certificates,
and more than $500 in door
prizes to give away. There
will even be party planners,
party supply ideas/gifts, cater-
ers and banquet services avail-
able to help you with those
upcoming holiday dinners and
parties.
The luncheon will be kept
to 30-40 minutes so members
can browse through the show.
Patti Gluck, owner of Art
Glass Nouveau, will take a
few. minutes to introduce fine
art glass by L.C. Tiffany,
Lundberg Studios.
Lunch Club Wednesday, a
ladies networking club, will
open the doors and buffet will
be available starting at.11:30
a.m., meeting starts at 12:10 J-
p.m. Lunch buffet is $10
including a hl_..1ljd., lunch with
dessert and beverage.


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For more details, call Diana
Albritton at 381-8170.


from 7-10 p.m..
For details, call 655-3920.


Club plans Orchid Society
several dances heads for


SEBRING Highlands
Social Dance Club schedule
for November is as follows:
Friday Dance to the
music of Steve and Billy.
Friday, Nov. 17 Dance
to the Legacy All Stars.
Friday, Nov: 24 No
dance scheduled since it is
Thanksgiving weekend.
I The group meets at the
Sebring Lions Club on
Sebring Parkway.
Regular weekly schedule
resumes from 7-10 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 1. Cost is $5 for
members and $6 for non-
members.
For more information, call
471-0559 or 385-6671.

Moose events
being planned
SEBRING The Sebring
Moose Lodge 2259, on U.S.
98, will host the following
events:
Friday Happy hour is
from 2-4 p.m. Menu ineml
served from 5-9 p m. Mutic
by Gary Oliver v. ill be fi.,rmi
7-10 p.m.
Saturday -.ippl, hour.
is from 3-6 p.m. Menu items
-er ed from 5-9 p.m. Music
by Debbie Shawley willbe


Botanical
Gardens
The Orchid Society of
Highlands County is sponsor-
ing a trip to the American
Orchid Society Visitors
Center, The Botanical
Gardens in Delray Beach.
The four-year-old AOS
Visitors Center and Botanical
Gardens is also carving out a
niche as a cultural destination,
featuring a three-acre botani-
cal orchid garden filled with
thousands of native and exotic
orchids set amongst rare flow-
ering trees, palms, shrubs and
other flora. Highillun include
two 4,000-square-foot green-
houses, inspiring water fea-
tures, a cypress-pond board-
walk, a imagL'nificeni( cor tree
that N ildi, Nature would be
proud of and much more.
There will also be an orchid
show and vendors selling
orchid plants at the center.
; The trip is S.turd.', .anid the'
hui. will leave IImIn ihe
Highlands County Agri-Civic
Center at 7:30 a.m and then
pick up in Lake Pla, id. The
cost of the trip is $23 and
there is an $8 entrance fee.
For additional information,
contact Ed Fabik at 465-2830.


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WHO'S J.D. BARRETT?
COUNCILMEN ENDORSE BARRETT
We, the undersigned whole-heartedly support J.D. Barrett in the Highlands
County Commission District 4 race.His conservative ideals and desire to serve
the public combined with his wealth of experience and knowledge will prove
invaluable in the crucial years ahead.
Jeff Carlson, President, Sebring City Council
John Griffin, President Pro-tern, Sebring City Council


CutComsin Duties and Liai


sons


County Commission Chairman 1996-1997
Highlands County Waler Advisory Comniinee
(board liaison since 1995)
Highlands County Water Task Force
(founder/cochairman 1995-1998)
Highlands.EMS Advisory Council board liaison since 1997)
Highlands Public Safety Coordinating Committee,
(chairman 1995-1997)
- Highway Safety Committee (board liaison 1995-1997)
- Sebring Airport Authority (board -liaison 1996-1997)
- Eucalyptus Parkway Comminee board liaison since 1997)
- Central Florida Regional Planning Council
(board liaison since 1995/vice chairman 1996-1997)
Tri-County Transportation Disadvantaged
(chairman since 1994)
"Outstanding Coordinating Board of 1995"-top award from
state Trans. Disadvantaged Commission
Civil Memberships, Affiliations and Awards,
w "1997 Man of the Year" awarded by Avon Park Estates
Homeowners Association
a Citizens for Constitutional Property Rights
(vice president 1993-1994)
~- Leisure Lakes Homeowners Association
i- Lake Placid, Sebring, Avon Park Chambers of Commerce
s- Highlands County and Florida Republican Party
a Highlands County Women's Republican Club
(associate member)
's Florida and National Association of Counties
s- Florida Institute of Government Certification 1995
us National Organization of Republican County Officials
(Florida chairman)


Military Service,
Affiliations,
Honors and Awards


US Marine Corps, 3rd Marine
Division honorable discharge
1970 with rank of Sergeant
- Combat service in Vietnam 1968 -
awarded two Purple Hearts, Navy
Achievement with Combat V,
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry,
and Presidential Unit Citation
Florida and National 3rd Marine
Division Association
uw US Marine Corps League -
Highlands County Chapter
(charter member)
w'American Legion Lake Placid
Post #25
i Life member disabled American
Veterans


TOGETHER WE CAN:


* Bring Government Spending Under Control

Reduce Property Taxes

Control Our Growth
Political advertisement paid for and approved by J.D. Barrett
candidate for County Commissioner District 4 Republican


Good Ole' Boys


Florida election laws require candidates seeking public office to report all
campaign contributions disclosing the name, occupation, and the amount given to
that candidate. This list is a valuable tool for the voter, as it is an indicator of the
candidate's priorities and loyalties if elected.
In the race for, Highlands County Commission District 4 between Don Bates
and J.D. Barrett I found it interesting that Mr. Bates contribution list consists almost
exclusively of every citrus grower, cattle, and agriculture giant in the county. There
are Democrats an Republicans alike and. I realized that I was looking at a list of
members of a special interest group better known as the GOOD Ole' Boys.
Being curious I wondered why they :had amassed such a huge war chest to
assure Mr. Bates is elected, who incidentally is also a very prominent caladium
farmer..
The answer was found at the tax appraiser's office of Mr. Raymond Mcintyre,
also a charter member of the Good Ole' Boys.
This year most of the homeowners, small businesses and residential and
commercial landowners were crucified by huge property tax increases. They were so
excessive that many retiree's and working people will be forced to sell their homes
and property because they cannot afford the taxes.
But, lo-and-be hold a study of the public tax records revealed that agriculture
property had not increased at all and in some cases decreased.
Mr. McIntyre, our tax appraiser, uses the state mandate of 100% evaluation
plus the exploding sale price of property on recent years as a cause of these huge
increases. Doesn't it seem logical that all the property in the county has become more
valuable?
As for filing a complaint with the tax review board, you can forget it. Guess
who sits on that board? The County Commissioners.
An effective county commission should consist of people who represent all
segments of the community. Agriculture is already well represented and it is the
homeowner, small business, and retiree who need help.
I have a great respect for the heritage of the Good Ole' Boys, but this does
not automatically entitle them to hold public office. Also they should remember that
the only reason they are selling their groves and pastures to developers at prices they
never dreamed of is because of the demand created by a huge influx of these damn
Yankees, as they are affectionately called by the Good Old' Boys.
I'm sure this letter will prompt responses from the Good Old' Boys telling me
to go back to where I came from and how they are carrying the country on their shoul-
ders, but the truth is this county has grown to the point were agriculture is not the only
priority.
As for the election November 7th, my vote goes to J. D. Barrett. He is a
proven commissioner for all the people, whether you're a rancher or a retiree, an
employee or employer.
Highlands County is a beautiful place and there is room for all, if we work
together and nobody gets greedy. Angel Bonnet

VOTE FOR JD BARRETT

NOV. 7TH. 2006


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News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


ELECTION
Continued from 1A
There has been lots of talk of
late about problems with elec-
tronic voting machines.
Highlands County, however,
uses optical scan ballots instead
as the primary way to vote
instead of relying on electronic
touchscreen machines.
Federal law does mandate
one touchscreen machine for


each precinct, but Highlands
County uses their electronic
machines mainly for disabled
voters. The machines feature
arrow-shaped keys and head-
phones that can instruct a blind
voier how to vote. Voters suf-
fering from arthritis who could
have a hard time filling in a
paper ballot can also use the
electronic machines.
Disabled voters can ask for
assistance, but a Democrat and
a Republican poll worker must


both be present to give help.
Voters need to make sure to
bring both a picture and signa-
ture identification with them to
the polls. A driver's license
generally fulfills both require-
ments. A voter can use two dif-
ferent pieces of identification,
as long as they have both a pic-
ture and signature ID.
Polls will be open from 7
a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.


Venous health screening scheduled for Monday


KATARA SIMMONS/News-Sun
A chimpanzee puckers for the camera at the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, which will receive a
brief spotlight tonight on PBS's show 'Nature.' Though the chimp may appear to be caged, the orang-
utans and chimps at the center live in large habitats filled with challenging games and activities. Because
of their domestication, the pets-grown-to-big can't run free and can't be returned to the wild.


APES
Continued from 1A
Though the television show's focus is on the
medical testing of chimpanzees, film, maker
Allison Argo spent several days in Wauchula for
the four-minute spotlight on the center.
"What I sought to do with this film is to pro-
voke thought," Argo said in a question/answer
session at PBS.org. "And, encourage people to


ask more questions, instead of just accept the sta-
tus quo.... My mantra throughout the whole film
was 'just the facts.' Just the facts, and don't com-
ment on it." '
The film may appear to be one-sided but, as
Argo explained, government officials and labora-
tories, were reluctant to give interviews, or allow
her cameras inside.
"Nature" airs today at 8 p.m. For more infor-
mation, logon to www.pbs.org/went/nature.


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SEBRING Diamond Vein
and Laser Center is one of 50
practices across the United
States selected by the American
Venous Forum to participate in
its annual early detection pro-
gram that will include free,
comprehensive screenings to
detect venous diseases, includ-
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risks for deep vein throimbosis
leading to blood clots.
Approximately 100,000
Americans die each year when
clots in the veins break loose
and travel to the lungs, resulting


in a pulmonary embolism. This
free program going on Monday
is being conducted in an effort
to educate the public about
major venous healthcare prob-
lems, risk factors, prevention
and treatment options.
Venous health can be evalu-
ated by using a quick, easy
method simple ultrasound
testing that will be provided by
the Diamond Vein and Laser
Center, 1759 U.S. 27. Those
interested can call 402-0244 to
schedule an 'appointment any
time from 12-5 p.m.
While most Americans think


varicose veins are only a cos-
metic problem, they can also be
a sign of. venous insufficiency
or blockages in the veins that
can lead to lifelong leg
swelling. The Venous screening
program includes risk assess-
ment for deep vein thrombosis,
lower extremity inspection for
venous disease and duplex
ultrasound screening for reflux
and obstruction. In normal
veins, valves in the vein keep

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toward the heart, while the
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WITH TUFFLEY
Christopher Tutfleyu


A millionaire

for 15 minutes
I thought this would be a
difficult assignment work-
ing as an account.tnt at \\ icks.
Brow%%n. Williams & Co
I suffer from an advanced
case of math phobia.
Ask ne about trains going
in opposite directions, at dif-
ferent speeds and I get faint
and ha\e to .it do\n.
My checkbook is balanced
b\ approximation. I iIse Il\
fingers when counting, and I
have never hung a ,windo\\
blind cleanly because \working
with fraction-s Li es me double
. vision.
So you can imagine how, ml\
palms sw-\eat as I entered into
the hushed world of the
accounting firm the other day
- a world %-here numbers are
taken serious\ and moniie\
counts.
I have to admit. there \as a
%wonderful sense of calm and
reassurance that enveloped me
as soon as I \walked in the
door: a sense of seriousness
and solidity that .went well
, ith the office's mission. Even
the atmosphere soothed as m.
feet glided omer plush carpet-
ing.
Until that is. I saw\ the com-
puter screens flickering w ith
their neat ro s ot boxes and
pica ty pe.
Worse. spilling along the
tops of the office credenzas.
and '>ni some office floor .
See MINUTES. page 13A


NEWS-SUN SEBRING. FLA.


Paying attention to numbers

By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY .


,' H'-St. II
SEBRING Mark Co\.a
certified public accountant and
partner at the accounting firm
of Wicks. Broke n. \Williamls &
Co recommends accouniiitii
as .a re. arding career
It is one he hopes more
:oltng people consider At the
moment. he said it is not in
general faior His tirm. he
added. trains mrnost ot its ,\ n
people because trained
a .'CoLunlants ar- so hard to find.
especiall- in Highlainds
Count\.
Another complicating fat.tor.
he said. is that. "~-\e\e had
people come in \nh imjster's
degrees and iboardi certiLied.
\%\' : couldn't do basic bank
reconciliations.
"No matter \\ hat," he said.
."tart \ ith the basics iand t oi k
LIp.
Co\ is a Hiehlands Count\
native. a graduate of South
Florida Communiqt College
and Florida State Lini\ersiti.
A memorable accounting
clan, at SFCC. and his older
brother's influence. guided hini
into his career at Wicks.
Biok n. Williams & Co. here
lie has been lor his professional
life.
Col had some basil ad-,,c
"-M;, nmosit successful clients
are the one, \ ho pa\ attention
to theii numbers."' he sid "'It'
hard t, do. often people are too
bu:\ generating dollars to pa\
attention.
But one of the ke\ s t Iuc-
cess is leaninng ho"\ \ou art,
doing arnd making change1g
ba.;ed on that."'
He strongly urges people it


Staff members of Wicks. Brow n Williams & Co.. Sebring. find accounting a rewarding career.


do then own soilting oI l inan-
ciali records. Tax time is the
ideal time to re iew\ expenses
and financial habits for the
year, he said. By tracking cred-
its and debits, and pa. ing
attention to the balance
between assets and liabilities.
indi iduals can make informed
decisions o- .
When it comes to income


ta\es. there are self-help book-
lets and soft are programs by
the boxful, and hundreds of
part-time tax specialists
announcing cut-rate prices dur-
ing tat\ season. But Cox feels
turning to full-time specialists
is %orth the difference in price.
Accounting firms have to
meet srrici standards. His firm.
for example, has a layered con-


trol sy. stem mo\ ing up through
several tiers. with check lists at
every stop.
Accountants, who are typi- '
call certified public account-
ants, may earn master's
degrees in finance or account-
ing. NMany. however, begin as
bookkeepers., and work their
wa) up to the professional
examination.


The American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants
requires 80 hours of continuing
education ever\, two years.
Wicks. Brown. Williams &
Co. is at 140 S. Commerce
A\e. It is open from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. NMonday through Friday.
The telephone number is 382-
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Susie Bishop becomes business development manager at Atlantic Blue


LAKE WALES Atlantic
Blue Group Inc., a multi-
faceted company engaged in
land management, cattle and
citrus industries, has appointed
Susie Bishop, of Sebring, as its
business development manager.
Bishop will represent the
company to local, county and
state governments as well as
business and community devel-
opment groups in Highlands
County and the surrounding
areas. Additionally, she will
spearhead the company's
involvement with worthy com-
munity programs that will
enhance the quality of life for
local residents. As a native of
Highlands County, Bishop was
selected for the new position
because of her knowledge of
the community and her strong
relationships with area leaders.
"As part of a complete reor-
ganization of our company, we
are stepping up our involve-
ment in Highlands County,"
J.D. Alexander, Atlantic Blue


president, said. "We see more
and more newcomers moving to
Central Florida, so we recog-
nize the importance' of wise
growth management and care-
ful preservation of our unique
atmosphere. We want to be
active in the community so we
can contribute to these initia-
tives; and Susie can help us do
that."
For the last two years Bishop
has been a senior level manager
of development for Glades
Electric Cooperative. GEC pro-
vides electricity for parts. of
four central Florida counties:
Highlands, Glades, Hendry and
Okeechobee. In her position
with the customer-owned co-
op, Bishop was responsible for
public information, long-term
planning and customer relations
with key commercial and resi-
dential accounts.
Prior to her work at GEC,
Bishop. was the director of the
Highlands County Division of
the United Way of Central


Florida. In her almost six years
of service in that position, she
contacted citizens from all
walks of life and worked close-
ly with local businesses as well
as with- governmental and serv-
ice agencies.
Bishop graduated from
Sebring High School in 1981
and South Florida Community
College in Avon Park in 1983.
She attended Florida Southern
College, Lakeland, and later
earned a bachelor's degree in
organizational management
from Warner Southern College,
Babson Park.
Currently, Bishop is active in
the Highlands County
Cattlewomen's Association and
serves on the boards of Ag-
Venture, Sebring International
Raceway Automobile Club and
the Education Foundation. She
also is an -appointee to the
Economic Development
Commission and completed the
Le.ider'hip Hichlands program
in 2003.


As the wife of lifelong,
fourth generation dairyman
Nick Bishop, she is well
acquainted with the dairy indus-
try; and she has a close connec-
tion to the cattle business as a
result of her father, Dr. Frank
Handley's veterinary practice in
five Central Florida counties.
The Bishops have two grown
sons, Roland and Drew; and,
while they -were in school,
Bishop worked in the school
system, headed several School
Advisory Committees, and
assisted with 4-H, Dixie Youth
and the Highlands County Fair.
"I've really enjoyed all my.
jobs," Bishop said, "but
Atlantic Blue's desire to be
stewards of the community with
an eye toward maintaining the-
.quality of life I've enjoyed here
all my life really appeals to me.
This is an opportunity for me to.
fulfill a personal dream: to
make a pouSti\e difference for,
the future of our area."


Atlantic Blue Group Inc.,
headquartered in Lake Wales,
has extensive real estate hold-
ings in Florida. The company
owns and operates one of the
largest cattle operations in the
nation; producing beef .cattle,
citrus and sod on approximately
65,000 acres in southwestern


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Highlands County. The compa-
ny is the majority shareholder
in Alico Inc., a land manage-
ment company operating in
Central and Southwest Florida
that owns approximately
137,000 acres of land located in
Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee
and Polk counties.


Business News

The News-Sun welcomes all local information
about business and agriculture. News items
can include information on the opening, closing
or relocating of a store; new products or
employees; promotions or awards given to local
employees; and meetings, seminars or any
other event for the public. Send information to:
Business Editor. c/o News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27
South, Sebring. FL 33870: fax to 385-1954; or e-
mail to cindy.ma rshall@neuessuin.com. i


MINUTES
Continued from 1 IA
were endless stacks and rows
of neat manila folders, each
bulging, more or less, with
sheets of paper, all black on
white, and filled with columns
of numbers. Each an individ-
ual's annual economic assess-
ment. The oHrk load seemed
staggering.
I thought briefly of some
future historian, pouring over
these very documents in 100 or
500 years time, figuring out
how we lived and what moved
us bringing us to light
through the plain record of dol-
lars and cents.
But then Mark Cox, a certi-
fied public account and partner
in the firm, began to fill me in
on. the work he does.
I could feel myself slipping
away as he started using words
like depreciation, liabilities,
revolving credit, yield, equity
and durable goods I think, I
was fading fast.
But then something. quite ,
" wonderful happened. C6x'" 'C


came toi mi rescue. in 51.1 [O the Nlarch of Dinme;.
It turns out accountants : and, $3,000 to my church. He
aren't such stuffy shirts, I apol- also had me contributing $500
ogize. I've always thought they to the Republican Party, but
were. Cox has a terrific sense that contribtii[:n x\ns disal-
of humor. And he was prepared lowed as political contributions
to deal with my phobias. are no't t,. deductible.
Instead of talking in the W: \hat made the tax iefund
abstract, or going over an actu- fun. V .Is the $i4 million Cox
al person's financial -[atemreni. had nie inheriting from my
Cox said, which in any case parents.
VotiUld ha\.e broken a countless Actually it was $3 ntillion in
number of privacy rules, we property and $i million in cash
would go over a fake tax return and investments. He had .all
he had made up for me. That these figures t\ ped oui in fau\
way, he said, we could have documents. I have to admit, it
fun at the same time. was a kick to iook diwn and
So I became a 45 year old see the word millions after my
man, married and filing a joint name even if it was a pre-
-return. My wife and I, accord- tend name.
ing to Cox, had a granddaugh- I was a little disappointed to.
ter living in the house, and find.out that being a million-
household expenses totaling aire created more worries than
$21,500. it solved.
A proposed deduction of For example, my will left
almost $5,000, listed for med- the $4 million estate to my
ical expenses, however, was wife.
not allowed. It turns out med- Cox pointed out, that with-
ical expenses have to exceed out a trust, the second 2 mil-
7.5 percent of an individual's lion would be exposed to the
income to qtualif', as a deduc- estate tax of 46 percent at my
tion., "' eai, ni cleaning my wife would
And Cox' had had me donat-, .1hi e a lax bill of $?i20,i-.,0i'-


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Laye's Tires Service Lockwood Aviation Neiberts Fishing Resort Parker Island Gator Farm
Progress Energy Ramada Inn Lake Placid Rhonda's Grooming Rodney's Excavation & Transport Services
Russell Realty, Inc. Scott Funeral Home Shira's Tractor & Truck Service Inc. Triangle Chemical
Wauchula State Bank Wicks, Brown, Williams & Co. CPA's William J. Nielander, PA

Alan Jay Automotive Network Inc. All Around Septic & Sewer Inc. All Star Car Sales Buddy Brooks
Band Carquest Central Florida Yamaha Central Security & Electronics, Inc.
Citrus Animal Clinic Coca-Cola of Highlands County Diversified Financial Concepts
Douglas Fertilizer Everglades Seasoning Gator Hammock Sauces Geo Ag Solutions
Graphic Impressions Grimsley Oil Company Hickey Excavation Jane's Hammocks
Lake Placid Drug Co. Lake Placid Health Care Michael J. Trombley Attorney Michelle Yates Insurance
Millers Central Air, Inc. Outback USA Peppercorns Remax Realty Plus II Remo's Guide Service
Seacoast National Bank State Representative Denrise Grimsley Strategic Business Planning
Syngenta Crop Protection Tower Restraunt Wells & Associates Insurance


Bu[. if I created trtsts. going
ultimately to im granddaughter
via my wife. I could a\ oid that
ti\ altogether.
No-\ I hate to sa\. ha%\inj'
been a s tclool teacher. used
book seller, and small to" n
reporter most of In lile. the
closest I've gotten to millions
of dolls' is reading about the
letter. I alv.a \s thouihhi sud-
denl\ getting that much mone\
i\oiuld m'iake life easier, but ihat
just isn'i true
What I learned is that the
use of mone\ is rarely precise
and the v.a. people spend it is
often quirk\ But the good
ne'. s, for accountants ainyi. a,.
is those \er. facts mean the
accountant's work is endlessly\
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HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 7,2006 :
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Please remember this Golden Rule and follow it exactly. You will be furnished a marking
device at the voting location.
Mark this ballot and take it with you to use as a guide when you go to vote. This will save
you a lot of time in the polling room.

We will also have a Touch Screen Voting System at each precinct which will be primarily for
the disabled voter, and workers will be available to instruct you on the use of either system.
Other points of interest that voters need to be aware of:

1) EARLY VOTING: Early Voting will be conducted between the hours of 8:00 a.m.
and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, beginning on October 23rd and ending November
4th, at the following locations:
Highlands County Government Center, 600 South Commerce Avenue in Sebring
Avon Park Public Library, 100 North Museum Ave, Avon Park


Lake Placid Public Library, 47 Park Drive, Lake Placid.

This is your chance to get it done early and avoid possible lines at the polling places,
especially at the larger precincts such as precincts 4, 5, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19 & 25.
NOTE: It doesn't matter where you live in the County you may go to any Early Voting


site to cast your ballot.

2) VOTING ON ELECTION DAY: If you are voting at the polling place on
Election Day, you must vote in the precinct in which you live. Polling places will be open
from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This is a countywide election, therefore all polling places will be
open and all qualified registered Highlands County voters will be allowed to vote.

3) POLLING LOCATIONS: Be sure to check your voter card to see which pre-
cinct you live in. Then compare the number of the precinct on the card to the Precinct List in
this ad to be sure that you report to the correct voting location to vote. Ifyou do not have your
card -r ifyoui-iave any quesftinspEiase cairfflielectTIiis'Office-f6 assistance.

SPECIAL NOTE: Voters in precincts 4A and 16A will go to your normal location
to vote (see list of precincts). You will be issued a ballot with the Avon Park City
Election on it since you do live inside the City Limits.

Voters living in Precincts 15 and 15S that previously voted at the Highlands
County Agri-Civic Center will now vote at the Restoration Center, 8475 Sparta
Rd, Sebring. Located at the intersection of S.R. 66 and Sparta Rd.

4) VOTER REGISTRATION AND ADDRESS CHANGES:
To vote in this General Election, you must have been a qualified registered voter in Florida by
October 10. 2006. If you were already registered in Florida prior to October 10, 2006 and you
moved to Highlands County from another Florida County or you moved within Highlands
County from one address to another, you will be allowed to change your address and vote. If
you moved to Highlands County from another State and did not register in Highlands County
by October 10, 2006, you will not be allowed to vote in this election.
5) ID REQUIRED: Remember. you must produce picture and
Signature I.D. when voting in Florida (a drivers license is the most common form of I.D.
used for this). Both the signature and photo may be on one I.D. or two separate ID's. The fol-
lowing forms of photo ID have been approved by the State:
Florida driver's license U.S. Passport
Employee Badge or ID Debit/Credit Card
Military ID Student ID
Retirement Center ID Neighborhood Association ID
Public Assistance ID (Social Security or other Social Services)
Florida ID card issued by the Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
Buyer's club ID card (such as Costco's, Sam's Club or Price Club).
If you cannot produce picture and signature ID, you will be required under Florida Law
to vote a Provisional Ballot.

6) REQUEST FROM THE SUPERVISOR:If you are a person that is able
to go to the polls at any time of the day, it is very helpful if you try to schedule your voting
during slack periods of the day. These times are usually between 10:00 and 11:30 a.m. and
2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
7) WHAT YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO VOTE ON:All registered
voters will be allowed to vote on every race and issue on this ballot,
unless it is specially marked, such as State Representative District 77 and the City of Avon
Park Election. All voters will vote on the District 77 race except those living in precincts
4, 4A, 4D, 16 and 16A. Also only voters living inside the City Limits of Avon Park (which
includes precincts 1, 2, 4A, & 16A) will be allowed to vote in the Avon Park City Council
Election. Do not worry, you will be issued the correct ballot for your particular precinct.

8) FINANCIAL IMPACT OF AN INITIATIVE PETITION:If you
are interested in the financial impact of an initiative petition, you may go to one of the
following websites to find out more information:
EDR (Office of Economic and Demographic Research) at
http://www.state.fl.us/edr/index.html
The Initiative page itself at:
http://www.state.fl.us/edr/conferences/constitutionalimpact/citizensinitiative.htm
REMEMBER YOUR VOTE DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Joe A. Campbell
Supervisor of Elections


GOVERNOR
AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
(Vote for One)

C) Charlie Crist
RI
Jeff Kottkamp

CZ Jim Davis
D
DarylL. Jones

CD Max Linn
Tom Macklin

C Richard Paul Dembinsky
N
Dr. Joe Smith

C) John Wayne Smith
N
James J. Kearney

0 Karl C.C. Behm
NCarol Castagnero
Carol Castagnero


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John J.D." Barrett REP C) David R. Carmichael ,,/


JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
Shall Justice R. Fred Lewis of the Supreme
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C)0 YES

C0 NO
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JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT
Shall Justice Barbara Joan Pariente of the
Supreme Court be retained in office?

C) YES

C NO


CITY COUNCIL
(Vote for no more than Fout) ;

C Doug Barnard

C) Ed Dickerson

C Doug Eason

C) BrendaGray

C George A. Hall

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POLLING LOCATIONS
Highlands County, Florida

PRECINCT Name


Address


City


Zip Code


Notes


NI. 1
CONSTITUTIONALL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE 111, SECTION 19
State Planning And Budget Process
Proposing amendments to the State
Constitution to limit the amount of
nonrecurring general revenue which may be
appropriated for recurring purposes in any
fiscal year to 3 percent of the total general
revenue funds estimated to be available,
unless otherwise approved by a three-fifths
vote-of the Legislature; to establish a Joint
Legislative Budget Commission, which shall
issue long-range financial outlooks; to
provide for limited adjustments in the state
budget without the concurrence of the full
Legislature, as provided by general law; to
reduce the number of times trust funds are
automatically terminated; to require the
preparation and biennial revision of a
long4,range state planning document; and to
establish a Government Efficiency Task
F6rce and specify its duties.


oC NO
NO. 3
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE XI, SECTION 5
Requiring Broader Public Support For
Constitutional Amendments Or
Revisions
Proposes an amendment to Section 5 of
Article XI of the State Constitution to require
that any proposed amendment to or revision
of the-State Constitution;- whether proposed,
byithe Legislature, by initiative, or by any
other method, must be approved by at least
60 percent of the voters of the state voting
on the measure, rather than by a simple
majority. This proposed amendment would
not change the current requirement that a
proposed constitutional amendment
imposing a new state tax or fee be approved
by at least 2/3 of the voters of the state
voting in the election in which such an
amendment is considered.
... YES

c NO
NO. 4
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE X, SECTION 27
Protect People, Especially Youth, From
Addiction, Disease, And Other Health,
Hazards of Using Tobacco
To protect people, especially youth, from
addiction, disease, and other health hazards
of using tobacco, the Legislature shall use
some Tobacco Settlement money annually
for a comprehensive statewide tobacco
education and prevention program using
Centers for Disease Control best practices.
Specifies some program components,
emlphasizing youth, requiring one-third of
total annual funding for advertising. Annual
funding is 151% of 2005 Tobacco Settlement
payments to Florida, adjusted annually for
inflation. Provides definitions. Effective
immediately.
This amendment requires state government
to appropriate approximately $57 million in
2007 for the Comprehensive Statewide
Tobacco Education and Prevention
Program. Thereafter, this amount will
increase annually with inflation. This
spending is expected to reduce tobacco
consumption. As a result, some long-term
savings to state and local government
health and insurance programs are
probable, but indeterminate. Also, minor
revenue loss to state government is
probable, but indeterminate.
CD, YES

C NO


NO. 6
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 26
Increased Homestead Exemption
Proposing amendment of the State
Constitution to increase the maximum
additional homestead exemption for
low-income seniors from $25,000 to
$50,000 and to schedule the amendment to
take effect January 1, 2007, if adopted.


CQ YES

C0 NO
NO. 7
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6
Permanently Disabled Veterans'
Discount On Homestead Ad Valorem Tax
Proposing an amendment to the State
Constitution to provide a discount from the
amount of ad valorem tax on the homestead
of a partially or totally permanently disabled
veteran who is age 65 or older who was a
Florida resident at the time of entering
military service, whose disability was
combat-related, and who was honorably
discharged; to specify the percentage of the
discount as equal to the percentage of the
veteran's permanent service-connected
disability; to specify qualification
requirements for the discount; to authorize
the Legislature to waive the annual
application requirement in subsequent years
by general law; and to specify that the
provision takes effect December 7, 2006, is
self-executing, and does not require
implementing legislation.


CDZ>' YES

C NO
NO. 8
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE X, SECTION 6
Eminent Domain
Proposing an amendment to the State
Constitution to prohibit the transfer of private
property taken by eminent domain to a
natural person or private entity; providing '
that the Legislature may by general law
passed by a three-fifths vote of the
membership of each house of the
Legislature permit exceptions allowing the
transfer of such private property; and
providing that this prohibition on the transfer
of private property taken by eminent domain
is applicable if the petition of taking that
initiated the condemnation proceeding was
filed on or after January 2, 2007.
C7 YES

C NO


1. Avon Park Activities Club
109 E. Main Street Avon Park 33825

2. Avon Park Tax Collector's Branch Office
116 E. Main Street Avon Park 33825
Next to Avon Park City Hall

3. Community Bible Church
1400 CR 17A North Avon Park 33825

4,4A, 4D Sun N Lake Community Center
3500 Edgewater Drive Sebring 33872

5 Sebring Hills Clubhouse Sebring 33872
200 Lark Avenue

6 Highlands County Shrine Club
2602 SR 17 South Avon Park 33825

7 Sebring Elks Lodge
2618 Kenilworth Boulevard Sebring 33870

8 Sebring Recreation Club
333 Pomegranate Avenue Sebring 33870

9 Boys & Girls Club
111 Martin Luther King Blvd. Sebring 33870

10 Sebring Masonic Lodge
1809 Home Avenue Sebring 33870

11, 11S Old Desoto City Hall
6305 CR 17 South Sebring 33870

12 Lorida Community Building
1909 Blessings Ave. Lorida 33857

13, 13L' First Baptist Church of Lake Placid
119 E. Royal Palm Avenue Lake Placid 33852

14 Venus Clubhouse
45 Venus Clubhouse Road Venus 33960


15, 15S Restoration Center
8475 Sparta Rd. Sebring 33872

16, 16A Avon Park Lakes Clubhouse
2714 Nautilus Drive Avon Park 33825

17, 17L American Legion Building
1490 US 27 North Lake Placid 33852

18 Brighton Baptist Church
24050 SR 70 West Okeechobee 34974

19, 19L Sutn N Lakes South Clubhouse
440 Sun N Lakes Boulevard Lake Placid 33852

20 Spring Lake Community Center
209 Spring Lake Boulevard Sebring 33876

21 South Florida Community College
600 W. College Drive Avon Park 33825
Library Building, Parking Lot B

22 Maranatha Village
3945 Arbuckle Creek Road Sebring 33870

23 Francis II Mobile Park Clubhouse
2800 Real McCoy Drive Sebring. 33870

24 Sebring Falls Clubhouse
2100 Caribbean Road East Sebring 33872

25, 25D Church of Christ
; 3800 Sebring Parkway Sebring 33870


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May 8
Gustavo Arango to National
Recreational Properties, L30
BIk 191 Sun 'N Lake Est.
Sebring Unit 11, $30,700.
Adrian Meeks to Oeun
Jacobson, L1-D BIk 4 Orange
Blossom Est. Unit 5/Other,
$28,600.
Ivy Dunston to Lincoln Esmie,
L12103/12104 Avon Park Lakes
Unit 38, $20,000.
Jeffrey V. Dandron to Oeun
Jacobson, L21-23 BIk 5 Orange
Blossom Est.. Unit II, $33,000.
Leo V. Coffee Jr. to Jose
Orlando Castrillo, L16 BIk 23
Sebring Hills South Unit 2,
$28,500.
Paulo Filipe Goncalves Do
Estreito to Sara Homes Inc., L6
PT L5 BIk 6 Hatchell's Sub,
$29,900.
Jose H. Gomes De Freitas to
Sara Homes Inc., L4 PT L5 BIk
6 Hatchells Sub, $29,900.
N R L L East to Andrew B.
Asaro Jr., Li BIk 355 Sun 'N
Lake Est. Sec 26, $12,000.
Rainbow Printing Inc. to
Equity Trust Co., L40 BIk 219
Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sec 19,
$28,500.
Arnold Wilson to Rescomm
Holdings No. 2, L18-20 BIk H
Marsh's Sub, $15,000.
Craig S. Jones to Richard W.
Mavis, L220 Blue Heron Golf &
Country Club, $35,000.
Talibun Noor to Hernando
Hernandez III, PT L1 BIk 17
Avon Park Est., $35,000.
Craig S. Jones to Richard W.
Mavis, L221 Blue Heron Golf &
Country Club, $35,000.
Debbie Branham to Mary L.
Melton, L2 BIk 33 Leisure Lakes
Sec 4, $24,000.,
Patrick Graham to Olga Vega,
Unit 1802 Bldg. H 1 Golden Age
Villas, $50,000.
Antonio Guedes to Dennis E.
Almquist, L25 Blk 10 Harder
Hall Country Club II, $290,000.
Arthur M. Forcier to William R.
Richards, L16 BIk D Avon
Lakes, $1/85,000.
F. Horton.Paul to Paul Horton,
PT Sec 23-34-28, $232,900.
Alba E. Andino to National
Recreational Properties, L24
BIk 53 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring
Unit 5, $41,700.
W Barbara G. Dandron to Oeun
- Jacobson. L19 Blk 6 Orange
Blossom Est. Unit 4, $83,600.
Avon Park Estates Corp. to
Crystal Nursery Inc., PT L7 BIk
16 Avon Park Est. Unit II/Others,
$89,000.
Pit Stop to Jon P. Breau, PT
L9 BIk 25 Town of Avon Park,
$330,000.
Orville J. Doyle to Kenneth
Bieneman, L18 BIk 216 Rev.
Resub PT Placid Lakes Sec 11,
$200,000.
Awesome Unlimited to Harry
C. Davis, 'Cluster 9 Unit E
Country Club Villas I of Spring
Lake, $122,000.
Olga Vega to Vera. V.


Dunigan, L7004/7005 Avon
Park Lakes Unit 22, $123,000.
* Lake Placid Development
Corp. Inc. to Crystal Nursery
Inc., L11 BIk 119 Placid Lakes
Sec 9/Others, $85,000.
* Ruth Lazo to Marinais
General Contractors, L24 BIk 60
Sebring Country Est. Sec 3,
$215,000.
* Pedro Rodriguez to Melvin
Moreno, L21 Placid' Highlands
Commercial Park, $100,000.
* John Bard Fields Jr. to Neil E.
Bradley, L9-11 BIk 7 Lake Letta
Est., $55,000.
* Leisure Lakes Development
Inc. to Crystal Nursery Inc., L2
BIk 189 Leisure Lakes Sec
3/Others, $106,200.
* Ralph Buelow to Harry R.
Keeney, L143 Grayce's Mobile
Est. Unit 2, $55,000.
* Adolfo Baquero to Levi Bieda,
Unit 156 Kenwood Townhomes,
$120,000.

May 9
* Agata Corp. to Land Doctor
Investments Inc., L22 BIk 106
Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 8,
$26,900.
* Alex Properties Investments
Inc. to Land Doctor Investments
Inc., L42 BIk 195 Sun 'N Lake
Est. Sebring Unit 11.
* Alex Properties Investments
Inc. to Land Doctor Investments
Inc., L16 BIk 166 Sun 'N Lake
Est. Sebring Unit 10, $13,800.
* Alex Properties Investments
Inc. to Land Doctor Investments
Inc., L43 BIk 195 Sun 'N Lake
Est. Sebring Unit 11, $13,800.
* Kathy De Jesus Claudio to
American Land Investment
Corp., L25 BIk 34 Sebring Hills
South Unit 2, $8,000.


Tamica Williamson to Juanita
Logan, L9/10 Blk 54 Avon Park
Lakes Red Hill Farms Add Unit
E, $14,000.
* Rodolfo R. Siblesz to
Josephine Creek, L7/8 BIk 26
Sebring Lakes Unit 2, $18,000.
* Marcuse Pateau to Josephine
Creek, L28/29 BIk 18 Sebring
Lakes Unit 2, $26,000.
* Jesus Marzo Fernandez to
William H. Blankley, L2/3 BIk
219 Leisure Lakes Sec 14,
$30,000.
* Antonio Bonett to Josephine
Creek, L11/12 BIk 12 Sebring
Lakes Unit 2, $35,200.
* Carolyn Smith to Josephine
Creek, L52/53.PT L 51 BIk 31
Sebring Lakes Unit 2-B,
$22,000. -
* Jesus Marzo Fernandez to
Firm Investment Group Inc., L6
BIk 517 Leisure Lakes Sec 18,
$13,000.
* Landmark Holdings Inc. to
Jackie Tomlinson Chinavare; PT
L11 BIk 24 Avon Park Est. Unit
1, $28,000.'
* Jesus Marzo Fernandez to
Landmark Holdings Inc., PT L11
BIk 24 Avon Park .Est., $35,000.
* Canyon Land Title Corp. to
Francine M.. Mackay, L6 BIk 5
Sun 'N Lake Est. Sec 1,
$30,000.
* Devlin A. Strawser to Joseph
A. Morin, L3 BIk 5 Sebring
Acres, $12,000.
* John P. Galik to Jacqueline
Saxon, L28 Blk 1 Sebring Acres,
$27,900.
* Guy R. Bonawitz to Guy R.
Bonawitz, L16 BIk .7 Leisure
Lakes Sec 1, $35,700.
* Marion C. Stivers to Janice
Lee Mack, L17 BIk 65 Sebring'
Country Est. Sec 3, $35,000.


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* Emmanuel Thadal to
Josephine Creek, L5/6 BIk 26
Sebring Lakes Unit 2, $19,000.
* Romell E. Ramjattan to Wel-
Bred Real Estate Inc., L20/21
BIk 30 Sebring Lakes Unit 2B,
$25,000.
* Bibi Halima Moonab to Tex
Land Development Corp., L22
BIk 97 Orange Blossom Country
Club Community Unit
19/Others, $10,000.
M Julian George to Hector
Castaneda, L43 BIk 160 Sun 'N
Lake Est. of Sebring Unit 10,
$35,000.
* John William Scullin to Robert
B. Scullin, Cluster 26 Unit D
Country Club Villas I Phase III,
$30,000.
* Terry R. Eichas to Rainbow
Printing Inc., L7411-7413 Avon
Park Lakes Unit 23, $30,000.
* Robert J. Kraczek to Rainbow
Printing Inc., L14 BIk 73 Sun 'N
Lake Est. Sebring Unit 6,
$25,000.
* James E. Koperski to Gary L.
Graves, Cluster 11 Country
Club Villas Spring. Lake Unit A,
$145,000.
* Philip H. Dieulio to William T.
Beson, L6 BIk 12 Venetian
Village Revised, $115,000.
* Kevin Johnson to G S F
Enterprises Inc., L20 BIk 50
Placid Lakes Sec 6, $420,000.
* Brian Lee to Julianne F.
Ferguson, L232 Sylvan Shores
Est. Sec D, $100,000.
* Erica Lyons to Highlands
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3, $102,100.
* Michael R. Stevens to Nadine
J. Porter, Tract 24 Florida
Highlands First Add, $160,000.
* Donna Hayes to Guillermo A.
Reynes, L2 BIk. 75 Sebring
Country Est. Sec 3, $42,000.
* Rene Gonzalez to Luiz C.
DaSilva, L4/5 BIk D Silver Fox
Ranch, $170,000..
* Wanda Ojeda to James M.
Hightower, Tract 5/6 River
Ridge Est. Sec 1 Replat,
$178,000.
* Dustin J. Taylor to Billy R.
Bonecutter, L3 Blk 14 Highlands
Park Est. Sec B, $135,000.
* Filiberto Tellez to Dorell &
Associates Inc., L17 BIk 159
Placid Lakes Sec 13, $226,000.
* Donald R. Adams to Douglas
M. Church, L13 BIk 17 Lake
Haven Est. Sec 1, $229,900.
* Jeremiah Stone to Highlands
County Habitat for Humanity,
L15 PT L16 BIk B Altamont
Place Whitehouse Sub,
$92,100.
* Deshawndra Mathis to
Highlands County Habitat for
Humanity Inc.. L17 PT L16 BIk B
Altamont Place Whitehouse
Sub, $92,100.
* Carmen Rivera to David L.
Marsh, L9 BIk 1 H E Coy Sub,
$93,000.
* Costello Brothers Marine
Construction Inc. to C K E
Properties Inc., PT L36 BIk 340
Sun 'N Lakes Est. Unit 16,
$94,000.


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John Charles Foster to Phillip 0.
Holman, L353 Fairmount Mobile
Est./Other, $83,000.
* Margarita Borda to Herbert M.
Monto, L5 BIk 282 Placid Lakes,
Sec 20, $40,000.
* Billy R. Bonecutter to James
D. Ferrell, L21 BIk 201 Leisure
Lakes Sec 3, $183,500.
* B H T T Inc. to Rainbow
Printing Inc., L13-16 BIk 50
Avon Park Lakes Red Hill
Farms Add Unit K, $45,000.
* Plymouth. Joy Centennial to
George N. Jacobs, L22 BIk B
Lake June Pointe Phase 3,
$250,000.
* Congregacion De Jesucristo
Corp. to John L. Walker,
L4/5/24/25 BIk 3 Venus De Milo
Sub, $250,000.
* Travis L. Andress to Freddie
Francisco, PT L9/10 BIk 187
Woodlawn Terrace Sub,
$79,500.
* Trent S. Bausch to Jeffrey
Alvin Gourley, L8 BIk 7 Orange
Blossom Est. Unit 7, $75,000.
* Jerry L. Jacobs to Samuel T.
Pico, L77 BIk 1 Venetian Village
Revised, $75,800.

May 10
* State of Florida Internal
Improvement Trust Fund to
Timothy J. Miller, L17/18 BIk
252 Leisure Lakes Sec 15,
,$15,600.
N Miguel Garciga to J.P.
Morgan Chase Bank, L15 BIk
,396 Washington Heights.
$17,000.


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- Pre\'eritati'e. Healtlhcare
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The Community Calendar pro-
vides a brief listing of local
clubs and organizations who
meet on a regular basis. It is
the responsibility of the group
to update the News-Sun on
any changes in this listing by
calling 385-6155, ext. 528;
send any changes by e-mail to
cindy.marshall@newssun.com;
or mail them to News-Sun
Community Calendar, 2227
U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL
33870.


MONDAY
* Alcoholics Anonymous
meeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal
Church, Lakeshore Drive,
Sebring. For more details, call
385-8807.
* Alcoholics Anonymous
One Day At A Time group
meets for a closed discussion
at 9:30 a.m. Monday and
Friday at Covenant
Presbyterian Church, 4500
Sun 'N Lakes Blvd., Sebring.
For details, call 314-0891.
* Alzheimer's Association
Support Group meets at 2
p,m. at the Oaks of Avon, 1010
U.S. 27 North, Avon Park. For
details, call 385-3444.
* Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at
St. Agnes Episcopal Church,
660 NW Lakeview Drive,
Sebring. For details, call (863)
687-3800.
* Ambucs, a local charity that
assists people with disabilities,
meets.at noon every first
Monday at R.J. Gator's Sea
Grill and Bar, Sebring. The
meeting is open to the public.
For details, call 386-4387.
* American Legion Placid
Post 25 Lake Placid has shuf-
fleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge
hours are 12-9 p.m. Legion
and auxiliary boards meet at 6
p.m. General meeting at 7
p.m. For details, call 465-7940.
* Avon Park Veterans Honor
Guard meets first Monday at
the American Legion Post 69,
Avon Park. For details, call
382-0315.
* Boy Scout Troop 482
meets 7 p.m., 34 Central Ave.,
Lake Placid.
* Bridge Club of Sebring
(American Contract Bridge
tCIluD) plays duplicate games ai
12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleal
Ave., Sebring. For details, call
385-8118.
* Civil Air Patrol (U.S. Air
Force Auxiliary) meets at
6:30 p.m. at the Knights of
Columbus Hall, east of U.S. 27
across from Lakeshore Mall in
Sebring. Civilian volunteers,
both adults and youth from
ages 12-21, are welcome. For
details, call 385-1234 or e-mail
2capers @earthlink.net.
* Corvette Cruisers meets at
7:30 p.m. first and third
Monday at the Dairy Queen in
front of The Home Depot,
Sebring. For details, call Ed
Robson at 655-2092.
* Harmony Hoedowners
Square Dance Club meets
from 7:30-9:30 p.m. the first
and third Monday at Sebring
Civic Center from December
through April. There will be
alternating mainstream and
plus dancing with rounds.
Casual dress or square dance
attire is acceptable. For more
information, call Sam Dunn at
382-6792 or e-mail him at
samdunn @samdunn.net,
* Heartland Concert Band
rehearses from 7-9 p.m. at
First United Methodist Church,
126 S. Pine St., Sebring. Dr.
Robert Fritz is the director. All
experienced band musicians
are needed and welcome. For
details, call 385-0204, 385-
2633 or 465-6283.
* Highlands County Sewing
Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at
the Highlands County Agri-
Civic Center in the 4-H labora-
tory, Sebring. For details, call
402-6540.
* Highlands Delta Chorale,
rehearses 7 p.m., Sebring
Church of the Brethren, 700 S.
Pine St., Sebring (September
through May). No auditions are
required to join and all ages
are welcome. For details or to
book a concert, call Cheryl
Cometta at 699-2663 or Pat


Riccobono at 385-4045.
* Highlands Senior Center
Inc., meets from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. at the Lion's Club on
Sebring Parkway for dance
lessons, old movies and card
games. Soup and sandwiches
are available or bring a lunch.
There will be free coffee, tea,
lemonade, danish and
desserts. All area seniors are
invited. For details, call Bob or
Ahn McQueen at 386-0752.


* Highlands Stamp Club
meets at 1 p.m. the first
Monday at Christ Fellowship
Church, 2935 New Life Way,
Sebring. Guests are welcome.
Talk and swap meeting will fol-
low the regular meeting. For
details, call Frits Rubbens at
382-2343.
* Insulin Pump Support
Group meets from 3:30-5:30
p.m. first Monday at
Conference Room 2, Florida
Hospital Heartland Medical
Center, 4200 Sun 'N Lake
Blvd., Sebring. For details, call
402-0177.
* Lake Placid Democratic
Club meets at 6 p.m. first
Monday at, Placid Lakes Town
Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd.
Call Bill Sayles at 699-6773 for
details.
* Lake Placid Elks 2661
opens its lounge from 2-9 p.m.
at the lodge. Euchre is at 1
p.m. Ladies crafts is at 2 p.m.
Burgers and wings served
from 5-7 p.m. Live music is
from 4-7 p.m. Darts is at 7
p.m. with sign up at 6:30 p.m.


It is open to members and
their guests. For details, call
465-2661.
* Lake Placid Library has
storytime at 10 a.m. for ages
3-5 except during holidays.
* Lake Placid Moose plays
cards at 2 p.m. Open to mem-
bers and qualified guests only.
Lodge closes at 6 p.m.
* National Association for
Advancement of Colored
People, Highlands County
Branch meets 7:30 p.m., 401
Tulane, Avon Park.
* Rotary Club of Highlands
County meets at 6:15 p.m.,
Savannah's restaurant in
Sebring. For details, call
Darrell Peer at 385-0107.
* Sebring Optimist Club
meets at 6:15 p.m. firsl and
third Mondays at various loca-
tions. For details, call Gabriel
Read, 453-2859 or Earle Luke
at 381-3514.
* Sebring AARP meets 1:30
p.m., The Palms, Pine Street,
Sebring.'
* Sebring Women of the
Moose has chapter meeting at


7 p.m. Monday at the lodge,
11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For
details, call 382-8782.
* Sebring Eagles Club 4240
has pizza and darts at 7:30
p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S.
98, Sebring. For details, call
655-4007.
* Sebring Elks Lodge 1529
has the lounge open from 12-7
p.m. For more details, call
471-3557.
* Sebring Recreation Club
plays ice cream shuffleboard
at 6:30 p.m. at 333
Pomegranate Ave. Summer
memberships available. For
details, call 385-2966 or leave
a name, number and mes-
sage. There are no office
hours during the summer.
* Sebring Moose Club 2259
serves beef franks and Italian
sausages from 1 p.m. to clos-
ing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring.
For details, call 655-3920.
* Toby's Clown Alley has its
regular monthly board meeting
at 7 p.m. the first Monday at
the Clown Foundation, 109 W.
Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid.


* Take Off Pounds Sensibly
FL 632, Sebring meets at 3:30
p.m. at the fellowship hall at
the First Baptist Church of
Lake Josephine, Sebring. For
details, call Jean Ottoway at
655-3673 or Barbara Mason at
465-0132.
* Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m.,
1224 County Road 621 East,
Lake Placid. For more details,
call 699-5444.

TUESDAY
M Al-Arion Family Groups
meet for discussion and
Twelve Step study at noon,
Union Congregational Church,
105 N. Forest Ave., Avon Park.
Parking available south of old
church.
* American Legion Placid
Post 25 Lake Placid has shuf-
fleboard and euchre, both at 1
p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m.
to 9 p.m. For details, call 465-
7940.
* AmVets Post 21 plays darts.
from 5-8 p.m. formembers
and guests. For delails, call


385-0234.
* Avon Park Boy Scout
Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30
p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202
Robert Britt St., Avon Park.
Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to
join. For details, call 452-2385.
* Avon Park Library has sto-
rytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5
except during holidays.
* Avon Park Lions Club
meets 6:45 p.m., dinner includ-
ed, Lions Club, 1218 W. Bell
St., Avon Park.
M Busy Bee Craft Club meets
9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun
'N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring.
Everyone is welcome. For
more details, call Marie Rand,
385-3012.
M Buttonwood Bay Squares
has a square dance plus work-
shop from 3-4:30 p.m. at
Buttonwood Bay Mobile Home
Park Recreation Hall, 10001
U.S. 27 South, Sebring. Caller
is Joy Teagle. For details, call
Richard and Ann Smith .at 273-
0049.


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Sean Hoogstraten. 11. of Lake Placid Elementary School. wins a 50 meter run.


Lake Placid Elementary School first-grader Brian AlcQuaig 1
the lead Friday morning during the Special STAIRS track and
competition at Firemen's Field in Sebring. The competition w
Highlands County School District children who haue mental
physical disabilities. Hundreds ol people came out to uatch.


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Alejandra Salinas. of Lake Placid Middle School. prepares to throw Special STARS athlete Duslin Ake., of Sehring High School. screams
a softball. with excitement after successfully completing the softball throw.


Adaptive physical education coach Budd) Hunter congratulates
A%\on Elementaru School student Christopher O0ens after his race.


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If starting a business, start with business plan


So you're going to start a
business.Lots of people do so
every year as a road to inde-
pendence and prosperity. It also
requires dedication, long hours,
and patience. It can be risky.
The right preparation can
reduce the risk and set the table
for success.
Spend time at the United
States Small Business
Administration Web site
www.sba.gov. The SBA stresses
how important it is to have a
good business plan.
Experienced people believe the
business plan is the first test of
the viability of the business
idea. If a would-be entrepreneur
doesn't create a well thought-
out business plan, then the odds
for survival are poor.


The SBA cites 10 r
reasons why new
businesses fail. Let's
look at the top four.
Test yourself on
them. Get a trusted
adviser to help you
challenge all your
assumptions.
Lack of experi- BUS
ence. What is your
previous business ADI
experience? Are you -
really equipped to Forre,
deal with the chal-
lenges you will face?
How much do you
really know about the business
you are starting? Might you
have some blind spots and how
will you compensate?
Insufficient capital


INESS
VISOR
st Steele


(money). Is there a
good financial plan
demonstrating that
you have enough
money? You need a
"downside case" that
contemplates possi-
ble adversity. If the
financing is not suffi-
cient to weather a
storm, then the ven-
ture is very much at
risk from day one.
There must be cash
reserves.
Poor location. Is
this a location .where


others have failed? Is it new and
untested? A good location is the
cheapest advertising (not to
mention how hard it is to adver-
tise effectively), so don't let a
lower rent dominate your deci-


sion-making. It might turn out
to be a costly mistake.
Poor inventory manage-
ment. What's the minimum
inventory you need to operate?
Until you know for sure what
your customers want, be leery
of making big commitments.
That "good deal" on a quantity
purchase can look like a bad
deal if most of it is still taking
up space six months.
There's a lot more to do in
putting together the business
plan, but if you have sound
answers to these questions you
are off to a good start.

Forrest Steele, of Lake
Placid, is a management and
financial advisory consultant.
He can' be reached at for
rest@steeletemkin.com.


Hospice plans clergy/caregiver seminar


WAUCHULA The clergy
and caregivers face unique
challenges when providing
meaningful spiritual care to
those afflicted with Alzheimer's
disease and other related
dementia diseases.
Good Shepherd Hospice will
host a free seminar, Nurturing
Spiritual Well-being for People
with Alzheimer's, to address
those issues. The seminar will
be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.
14, at First United Methodist
Church in Wauchula. The cler-
gy, health care professionals
and the. general public from
Hardee County and the sur-
rounding communities are
invited to attend. Nurses and
counselors can earn 3.0 contin-
uing education credits for
attending the seminar.
"Providing spiritual care to a


person with Alzheimer's can be
a demanding aspect of one's
ministry and of care giving,"
said Jim Langham, a chaplain
with Good Shepherd Hospice.
"This seminar will help the area
clergy and others dealing with
patients with Alzheimer's better
understand the disease along
with their role in a patient's
spiritual life."
Topics that will be covered at
the seminar include The Art of
Being a Healing Presence and
Spiritual Care for the
Caregivers. Speaking at the
seminar will be Lisa Rodriquez,
of the Florida Gulf Coast
Chapter of the Alzheimer's
Association; Lyn and Bill
Roche, authors and caregiver
seminar leaders; and Barbara
Laucks, pastor of Emmanuel
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Good Shepherd Hospice had
a similar seminar Oct. 26 'in
Sebring, where more than 40
people attended. "At the
Sebring seminar, the partici-
pants learned the importance of
not forgetting the spiritual
needs of those with
Alzheimer's," said Becky
McIntyre, Good Shepherd
Hospice site director for
Highlands and Hardee counties.
"There are ways to communi-
cate with Alzheimer's patients
even though they don't respond
to us."
The seminar is free, but seat-


ing is limited and reservations
are requested by Thursday. For
more information on the Good
Shepherd Hospice seminar or to
make a reservation, call 402-
1066 or toll-free (888) 748-
1066.
As a community-based, not-
for-profit hospice organization,
Good Shepherd Hospice has
been part of Hardee County for
more than 16 years and is com-
mitted to providing residents a
full range of resources on end-
of-life issues.
For more information, visit
the Web site at ,c'odIIpht! rd-
hospice.org.


Police
Highlands County reports


The following people were
booked into the Highlands
County Jail on Thursday,
Nov. 2:
M Alvin Lee Augustus, 19, of
Avon Park, awaiting trial for
failure to appear for posses-
sion of cannabis and posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia;
probation violation, felony or
community control for pos-
session of cocaine; awaiting
trial for failure to appear, affi-
davit, non-compliant, posses-
sion of cocaine; awaiting trial
for failure to appear, resisting
officer without violence; and
awaiting trial for possession
of cocaine and possession of
narcotic equipment and/or
use.
* Ricardo Deleon Colon, 38,
of Avon Park, awaiting trial
for driving under the influ-
ence of alcohol or drugs, first
offense; and driving under.
the influence of alcohol or


drugs and damaging proper-
ty.
* Martin Cuellar, 43, of
Arcadia, awaiting trial for fail-
ure to appear for violation of
safety regulations..
* Russell Charles Fugle, 43,
of Sebring, was registered as
a convicted felon.
* Frederick Robert
Karthausen, 24, of Sebring,
awaiting trial for burglary of
tools with intent to use; and
burglary of dwelling,
unarmed, no assault or bat-
tery.
* Hoang Van Nguyen, 37, of
Sebring, was charged on a
Hillsborough County warrant
for driving while license was
suspended or revoked.
* Bryan Keith Padilla, 19, of
Sebring, was registered as a
convicted felon.
* Bernard John Poole, 46, of
Sebring, was registered as a
convicted felon.


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Lake Placid Woman's Club honors women veterans


Special to the News-Sun
LAKE PLACID The
ladies of the Lake Placid
Woman,s Club hosted a tea in
honor of Highlands County's
women veterans on Oct. 28.
The keynote speaker for the
tea was Denise Grimsley, State


Representative for District 77.
Grimsley spoke on the amend-
ments on the ballot and other
issues pertaining to veterans,
among them, the recently
passed law prohibiting protests
during a fallen soldiers funeral.
Denise Williams, assistant


Veteran Services Officer, spoke
on issues directly related to the
woman veterans, health issues,
providing information on
sources available to the female
veterans.
Joseph Dionne, director of
the Highlands County Veteran


Services Office, detailed in his
brief topic services provided by
the Veterans Office and its rela-
tionship to the many veterans
organizations in the county.
Guest speaker Fred Arbelo,
senior vice commander,
Military Order of the Purple


Heart, gave a touching talk
detailing his hospital experi-
ences and the wonderful care he
received by the nurses.
The Lake Placid Woman's
Club has been active in the sup-
port of the U.S. soldiers and
veterans since its inception,
writing letters and sending care
packages to soldiers all over the


.world.
Jan Bowden, Woman's Club
public affairs, led .the flag
salute, with Jean Johnson, first
vice president, providing the
invocation. Elaine Adelmann,
president of the LPWC, intro-
duced the guests. Marge Krell,
pianist, provided a medley of
patriotic tunes.


Highlands County Commission Agenda
November 7, 2006


1. Meeting called to order
2. Invocation and Pledge of
Allegiance
3. Announcements
Tuesday, 3 p.m., Highlands
Soil and Water Conservation
District, 4509 George Blvd.
Room 3
Tuesday, 7 p.m.,
Construction Licensing,
Enforcement and Appeals
Board, Board room, 600 S.
Commerce Ave. Sebring
Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.,
Industrial Development
Authority & Economic
Development Commission
Board of Director, EDC Office,
2113 US 27 S.
Wednesday, 1 p.m.,
Session III of the, So. Central
RACEC Catalyst Project,
Sebring Civic Center, 355 W.
Center Ave.
Thursday, 2:30 p.m.,
Historic Preservation
Commission, Room3, Ag-
Center, 4509 George Blvd.
Saturday, 2 p.m., Veteran's
Day Ceremony, Courthouse
lawn
Monday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m.,
Highlands County Home-own-
ers Association, Inc., 3240 Gran
Prix Dr., Sebring
4. Consent agenda
A. Request approval to pay
all duly authorized bills arid
employee benefits Nov. 7
B. Request acceptance and
inclusion of the 2005/2006
Annual Report into the record
C. Request to accept into the
record the Constitutional
Officers Financial Reports for
Fiscal Year 2005-2006
D. Request approval of the
minutes of the meetings of the
)oaid for October, 10;: I ". and
24. 2006
E Reque.st appro al of
Expendittre of Confiscated
Property State Funds
F. Request to approve and
sign the Grant Application for
the Buffer Zone Protection Plan
Project with FDLE
G. Request appro' al, of a
Satisfaction of Lien on CE
02070042, 3712 Howard Ave.,
Sebring
H. Request approval of a
Satisfaction of Lien on CE
-040700135, 13027 US 98,
Sebring
I. Request approvalto issue a
Release of Notice of Nuisance
on CE 05060154, 2710 W.
Ingersol Rd., Avon Park


J. Request approval to
declare a Notice of Nuisance on
CE 06080069, 3565 Green Acre
Way, Sebring
K. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Marcy J. Nowell
L. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Belinda S. Poczik
M. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Franklin Lee Flowers Jr.
N. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Rafael A. Miranda and Jane
Miranda
0. Request approval :of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Thomas P. Nastri and Marcia L.
Nastri :
P. -Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
William A. Collier Jr. and Susan
Collier
Q. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Nilda Cruz
R. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Richard R. Hatch and Kristina
K. Townsend
S. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Gordon A. Kapity
T. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Rachael L. Ziglar
U. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Lori A. McKown
V. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Christine Wescott
W. Request approval of
Satisfaction of Mortgage for
Marcy Nowell and Curtis W.
Boyce
'";:,.X. Request approval of thc
honorary appointment of Linda
Crowder to the Children's
Services Council
Y. Request appro\ al of Ste\e
Fruit, Realtor. to the Affordable
Housing Advisory Committee
Z. Request approval to
accept donated parcel, desig-
nate parcel as Surplus and place
parcel into the Affordable
Housing Land Bank
AA. Request approval of a
tourism sponsorship in the
amount of $2,250.00 foi The
Avon Park Chamber of
Commerce for the AAU
Baseball Tournament
BB. Request approval of a
tourism sponsorship in the-
amount of $1,000.00 for Toby'


the Clown Foundation, Inc. to
develop a Web site
CC. Request approval of a
tourism sponsorship in the
amount of $5,000 for the
Greater Sebring Chamber of
Commerce for the Sebring
Chamber Classic Car
DD. Request approval of a
tourism sponsorship in the
amount of $16,000 for Sebring
International Raceway, Inc. for
the Sebring Historic Fall
Classic
EE. Request to approval of
the Small County Outreach.
Program Agreement by and
between the State of Florida
.Department of Transportation
and Highlands County for
resurfacing and reconstructing
Old SR S project appro\imate1,
8.9 miles south of SR 70 to SR
70 including design, constrtuc-
tion, and construction engineer-
ing inspection sei\ices in the
amount of $2,287,488, and
Resolution 06-07-7
FF. Request approval of the
Public Pedestrian Crossing
Agreement b\ and bemteen
South Central Florida E\press.
Inc. and Highlands County for
the construction and mainte-
nance of the Heartland
Boulevard public pedestrian
crossing at grade across railroad
tracks as shown on. the attached
exhibit A, with an annual fee of
$365 in addition to the one-time
preparation and administration
fee of $750
GG. Request approval of a
Local Agency Program
Agreement and tx o Resolut ions
authorizing the Chairman of the
Board to execute. said agree-
ments, for Project ID 417399-1
and Project ID 410277-1
HH. Request approval to
execute., the Grant Contract for
:Peace River Center for Personal
':Development Inc., a FL No'I-
Piofit Corporation .1 ,,,
II. Request approval of'the
Technical and Clarif ing
Revision to the 2004-2007
Hurricane Housing Assistance
Plan changing the amount of
assistance for emergency.
repairs
JJ. Request .approval' of a
contract between Highlands
County and the State of Florida
Department of Health for cor-
poration of the Highlands,
County Health Department FY
2006-2007
KK. Request approval of
Budget Amendment 06-07-27
LL. Request approval of-
Budget Amendments 05-06-
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MM. Request approval of
Resolutions & ,budget amend-
ments 06-07-21; 22; 23; 24; 26
5. Action
A. John McElligott, execu-
tive director, and Pam
Yarbrough, director of market-
ing and public relations, Good
Shepherd Hospice: Request.
approval of Proclamation rec-
ognizing November 2006 as
National Hospice/Palliative
Care Month
B. Trent Ferguson, US Army
Corps of Engineers:
Presentation on the S-68 struc-
ture construction
* C. Emergency Medical
Services Director: Request to
tene\" the Certificate for Public
Convenience and Necessity for
Aero Med II to operate in
Highlands County
D. Budget Manager:
Request approval of the pro-
posed Cash Handling Manual
E. County Engineer:
Request approval to reimburse
de\ eloper for services rendered
to install a larger than required
water main extension from the
High%'a Park Water S\ stenm
and budget amendment 106-07-
25 ith Resolution transferring
$9,850..75 from Utility Fund
403 fund balance unreserved to
Fund 402/7102 A 54900'Other
Charges Obligations
F Board Attorney: Request
approval of an Addendum to
Plat Recording Agreement -
Van der Kaay
G. County Administrator:
1. Request approval 'of
Professional Services
Acquisition Committee mem-
bers
2. Request appiro al to accept
and record Quit Claim Deed
from Daniel J. Chaisson to
Highlands Counts
6. Adjourn


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NATIONAL, STATE AND REGIONAL
SFloi ida State Cetifid C Co"in', Comi' ,t'n'r we
State Dire toi of the Florida Cattlemen's Association
*Past President of the Florida Cattleman's Association
Liaison between Lake Okeechobee 9-County Coalition and South Florida.
Water Management District
Past Chairman of the FCA Environmental and Land Use Committee
Past Committee member of the National Environmental and Land Use

S .HIGHLANDS COUNTY
Highlands County Commissioner past seven years
e Past Chairman of Highlands County Commission
Natural Resources Advisory Committee
Intergovernmental Coordination Element Committee
Insurance Committee
Parks and Recreation Committee
Value Adjustment Board
Member and past president of the Highlands County Farm Bureau.
Member and past president of the Highlands County Cattlemen's Association

LOCAL COMMUNITY
Helped establish
Lorida Volunteer Fire Department
Lorida Lions Club
Past Board Chairman for his local Church
Past President of the Lorida Lions Club

Our budget cannot tolerate short term spending without long
term goals. If we are to manage our growth effectively, we
need careful planning and long term solutions.
WE MUST PLAN TOGETHER
TO GROW TOGETHER
If we are to reach our full economic potential, we must first
develop our resources.
RETIREMENT IS A VITAL ELEMENT
IN OUR ECONOMY
We must stop treating our seniors like tourists. Retirement,
as a separate industry, provides jobs for our residents in the
following fields:
Medical Profession, Business, Recreation,
Social Services, Hospitality
Our Veterans deserve our respect and our honor.
Our Education system deserves full support .in order to pre-
pare our children for the future.
If we are to ensure that Highlands County is a safe haven
for our residents and visitors, we must provide Law
Enforcement with the latest information and crime preven-
tion tools.


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SCHOOL BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENUS Florida Hospital observes National


Breakfasts and lunches being
served in the Highlands County
School District for the upcom-
ing week of Nov. 6-10 include:

High schools
Breakfasts
All breakfasts are served
with milk and juice.
Monday through Friday:
Cocoa Puffs cereal bar with oat-
meal, sausage biscuit with cin-
namon toast, egg o'muffin with
grits, breakfast chicken biscuit
with grits, cinnamon glazed
french toast with oatmeal,
assorted cereals, cinnamon
toast, assorted fruit juice, milk
variety, jelly, syrup.

Lunches
Monday through Friday:
Baked macaroni and cheese
value meal, lasagna roll-up,
chicken sandwich value meal,
chicken nuggets value meal,
popcorn chicken value meal,
burger value meal, pizza value
meal, turkey and cheese sub
value meal, ham and cheese sub
value meal, meatball sub value
meal, chef salad value' meal,
southwest chicken salad value
meal, fruit or baby carrots, 100
percent vitamin C beverage,
milk variety.

Middle schools
Breakfasts
All breakfasts are served
with milk and juice.
Monday through Friday:


* PACKAGING &
SHIPPING
* LAMINATING
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NGTON All right. When this column
or comes out it will be two days
before Election Day finally gets
here. Then people will vote or
not vote, as, is their choice, and
the whole mess will finally be
over. That is, of course, unless
someone decides they want to
challenge an election result,
something I do not even want to
think about at the moment.
I used to enjoy monitoring
the election cycle. It can have
an awful fascination, like look-
ing at an accident scene. Or a
,couple having a screaming fight
in a restaurant. You know it's
not polite to stare, but some-
thing just yanks your eyeballs
- to the scene.
However, as my mailbox
overflows with piece after piece
of paper deriding someone's
opponent and politician after
. politician puts his or her foot in
their respective mouths, I find
myself getting fed up with the
whole thing.
I considered doing this col-
umn on the two most public of
i statements recently. Those


would be Rush
Limbaugh's com-
ments regarding
Michael J. Fox's
appearance in cam-


LAURA'S LOOK
Laura Ware


paign ads and
Senator John Kerry's "botched
joke" that came off implying
that stupid people wound up in
Iraq. I decided not to because
this is midweek, and anything I
write about those two could be
inaccurate by Sunday.
Besides, it is altogether pos-
sible. in this bubbling cauldron
of a campaign season someone
else could blurt out something
that would top both statements
before Sunday.
Look, when it comes to polit-
ical campaigns I am no wide-
eyed innocent. I am well aware
that negative campaigning went
on long before my time and will
continue long after.
I even know why it will go
on, sadly enough: for all every-
one decries it, negative cam-
paigning works. It hurts the per-
son it's directed at. Voters
remember it.


Positive cam-
paigning does
occur. I saw it in
the school board
races. Not one can-


didate used their
speeches to bash the other. They.
simply told us why they thought
they were qualified to do the
job. It was wonderful.
But that is the exception
rather than the rule. Normally
politicians don't cut each other
that much slack.
I also have to admit, though,
that things could be much
Worse. I just read an article this
evening concerning a- man in
Klamath Falls, Ore., (and I am
not making up that name).
Andre Blue Davis was
allegedly banging on the door
of his ex-girlfriend. Ex-girl-
friend had a restraining order on
Davis, and so called the cops
for help.
Accordinii to a Klamath Falls
detectre, %\hen the police offi-
cers tried to apprehend Davis he
began to spit at one of them.
Apparently this gu\ takes spit-


ting seriously: According to the
news report, he got spittle into
the officer's eyes and mouth.
By the way, according to the
ex-girlfriend, Davis has hepati-
tis C. His spitting didn't help
him escape, but he did land a
felony assault charge. The offi-
cer he spat at flushed out his
eyes and went to a medical cen-
ter for treatment.
See, that puts things into per-
spective for me. Our politicians
may be shouting horrible things
about each other at the top of
their lungs, they might be say-
ing all kinds of outrageous
things about each other and
pouring thousands of dollars
into negative TV ads and flyers
they stuff our mailboxes with,
but the\ aren't spitting at each
other while carrying infectious
diseases!
No, it doesn't make me feel
better either.

Laura Ware is a Sebring resi-
dent. She can be contacted by
e-mail at booklormlad\@,'
earthlink.net.


Make friends

with a veteran


Editor:
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. It is
a day we should take extra time
to honor all the men and
women, Iihing and deceased,
who served with the U.S.A.
Armed Forces; in times of war
since World War I and to the
present, day conflicts we are ikn
and who have given so very
much to protect and preserve
the great freedoms we enjoy in
this country of ours. I
American veterans represent
all races and ethnic groups and
are of every creed and belief
-- and of every physical descrip-
tion. They are your neighbors,
owners of stores, firemen,
police officers and just ordi-
nary citizens and your friends.
We have more than 20,000
veterans living in Highlands
County. So, you see how easy it
* is to pass by them. If you know
he/she is a veteran, stop and say
, hello and thank you. You may
make a new friend, but you will
have pleased a stranger you just
met.
When, the time came to
answer their call of duty to
their country, they left the safe-
t1 ol their homes and families
and this often led them to the'
* hardships and daniiers of war.
Their love for our country,
America, and the freedoms we
o enjoy 'caused them to answer
their call to duty.
A ceremony is held each
Veterans Day to honor all who
served and takes place at exact-
ly 11 a.m., which symbolizes
the end of World War I on Nov..
1, 1918, at 11 a.m.
Nothing symbolizes the
Veterans of Foreign Wars
pledge to honor our- dead by
helping the living more than
the Buddy Poppy. The blood-
red artificial flowers are made.
in this country by the disabled
veterans disabled on the
same battlefields on which
their buddies were killed fight-
ing for your freedoms.
Also let us take time to
remember the sacrifices of all
* the men and women who have
- given up their lives for the
_ "war" being fought now. Bless
and protect those who are fight-
ing today for the service of
their country and their belief in
freedom'.
Remember freedom is not
free. It comes to us at a great
price. Let us all cherish it while
we can. Let us all show more
patriotism and pride for the
freedoms we share in this great
country of ours.
Visit the veterans in the local,
nursing homes and let them
know you care and they are not
forgotten. Our auxiliary visits
the nursing home veterans
quite often and it does the heart
good to see the smiles on their
faces when we say thank you.
Remember. without our vet-
erans and active duty military,
life would be quite different.
We owe them our gratitude for
our freedom.
We are all part of the same
family. Generations may
change, but the spirit of the
American people remains the
same. We love the freedoms we


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have today. Let us cherish
them.
So let us remember this day
and every day and say thank
you to all the veterans for. the
great job they are doing to keep
our beloved America free and a
better place for you and me to
live in. '
God bles-s America and keep
her safe and free.
Suzanne Krueger
Lake Placid

The, writer is patrioiic instruc-
tor: for the Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post 3880 Auxiliary in
Lake Placid.

System of

voting is unfair
Editor:
As a former resident of Sun
'N Lake, I could not understand
the turmoil and dissatisfaction
: of the residents in the district
governing board of supervi-
sors.
This is a special improve-
ment 'district operating on a
charter approved by the county
commissioners in 1977. It has
been amended many times
since then to suit various occa-
sions.
The district is approximately
12 square miles of building lots
(thousands) plus other build-
ings. It has two, 18-hole golf
courses, a city hall, a restau-
rant, swimming pool, tennis
courts, plus other public struc-
tures.
The voting method in the
district is unfair and unequal
besides being unconstitutional
by using a so-called democratic
method. The charter allows
home owners (on one lot) one
vote. A landowner is allowed
one vote per lot also (fair


enough?) but if he owns- more
than one lot and subdivided
acres, he can then vote on each
lot. So basically he can cast
multiple votes. But this method
is unfair and unequal and
deprives the resident citizens of
their American constitutional
and civil rights of ihe one per-
son'one \ole of equality.
Also the landowner need not
live in the district when he
votes for the governing board.
How can this be fair, to the
residing citizens?
The supervisors therefore
can and do elect and re-elect
themselves on landowners
votes. This is hot a constitu-
tional or' democratic govern-
ment. There are many problems
in the district caused by this
abuse of power (and >possibly
also a. conflict of interests). A
house divided cannot stand and
should not be able to.
The charter as written is a
farce and smacks of the well
known communist government
of Russia or communist China
where repression. is the, usual
.way of government. If ever
someone asked about the legal-
ity of 'so-called landowners'
votes, the head of the supervi-
sors will bring down the gavel
and abruptly declare the meet-
ing closed.
Would not a civil rights
organization as American Civil
Liberties Union have a field
day with this charter?
In the charter, there is a sec-
tion devoted to disbanding of
the district by county commis-
sioners, because it should not
be run as it is.
Disenfranchising its citizens
in our great America is not the
way to govern even a district as
Sun 'N Lake.
I hope no one ever writes a
book about Sun 'N Lake in


Sebring. If they do, the Gulag
, ill ha'e company. .
Glenn Varner
Sebring



Many help with

scholarship
Editor:
The Master Gardeners of
Highlands County would like
to thank e\ er. one who helped
make our Scholarship Fund
Plant Sale on Oct: 27 and 28 a
huge success.
Special thanks to Wal-Mart
for their donations of plants
and to our friend "Frank" for
donating Tom MacCubbin's
"Florida Home Grown" books
to sell.
We look forward to our next
Scholarship event on March 16
& 17, 2007.
Betty Kincheloe
Lake Placid

The letter was also signed by
Bill Peacock and all of the
Master Gardener Plant
Committee.

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Editor:
On Oct. 30, at approximately 9 p.m., I was
just about to crawl in the bed for a good night's
sleep. My 81-year-old mother lives with me
and it has always been customary for me to say
"good night mom" and her standard reply
would be "good night son." However, when I
said good night, she did not respond. I went to
check on her and immediately saw her jaw was
drooping and her speech was very slurred.
Being in the medical profession, I discerned
immediately she was having a major stroke.
I phoned 911 and gave them the appropriate
information and in under five minutes the
Highlands County EMS was at my home along
with a city of Sebring fire truck for back-up.
I followed the ambulance to the emergency
room at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical
Center. She spent the better part of the week in
the hospital and has been discharged with
almost a full recovery. She is now home and
-. doing very well.
The main reason for this letter is on behalf of
my mother and I to extend in particular EMTs
Dana Davidson and Donny Walker for their
rapid response in sa% ing ni mother's life. We
are truly grateful. The nurses and doctor at the
S p Florida Hospital ER and the nurses and all con-
cerned in taking care of my mother for the
week we also extend our heartfelt gratitude in
helping her to recover from a horrific experi-
ence.
. Dear Dr. Pile and Dr. Ramkissoon, thank
you for your ethics and professionalism in your
care for my mother. Words cannot express how
grateful I am.
I know I will never ha% e another mother, but
because of everyone's concern placed in
action, hopefully she will be here for a long
time to come.
'The medical profession is more times than
not a very thankless profession. I kno( this is


true first hand. I just could not let this pass
without thanking everyone concerned in the
care of my elder mother. Thank you for saving
my mother's life. Be blessed.
Stan Schmidt
Sebring


Rosewood staff great
Editor:
My mother passed away last month. She was
91 years old and lived a great life. For the past
year, she has been living in Lake Placid at
Rosewood Senior Care Villas.
They had just remodeled from the storms of
2004 and she loved her room, very spacious,
private patio, wood floors. very homey.
The care was always .excellent; we all felf
she was-well taken care of whenever we visit-
ed. When she started to decline, the staff
advised us to call in hospice, which we did.
Good Shepherd Hospice came in and started
monitoring her. They. are a wonderful group of
people. The nurse that we had, Sara Taylor,
was great, helpful and friendly and a wonder-
ful nurse, I would recommend that anyone with;
a terminal illness contact them as soon as pos-
sible.
The staff of Rosewood though went above
and beyond the call of duty for Mom. They
were always with her; encouraging her, feeding
her, making her comfortable, all her needs
were met with love and care. They called us
when she started to. go and stayed with us
throughout. This is just a job for them but, it
sure felt like they were family to us. My fami-
ly and I ill al I a\ s remember them with love,
and thanksgil ing. So. our hats are off to you
e'ernone at Rose%%ood Senior Care Villas and
Good Shepherd Hospice,) ou \\Ill forever be in
our prayers.
Sandra Pennisi.
Lake Placid


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4320 Real Estate Wanted
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8000 Recreation
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1050 Legals
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. PC 06-812
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ALICE R. OXFORD
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of ALICE
R. OXFORD, deceased, whose date of death
was July 7, 1931, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is 430 South
Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The
names and addresses of the personal repre-
sentative and the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is
required to be served must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and oth-
er persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED
The date of first publication or ih,. nriiic-
is
November 5, 2006.
Personal Reprresenarilarv,
/s/ Jaic E Pj(.
650 Hurners Tra e
Dal aC GA 3AN157
Attorney for Personal Representaive
/s/ Michael J. Trombley
Attorney for Jack E. Pace
Florida Bar No. 176596
Trombley, Schommer, Disler & A/.:ors'
329 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, Florida 33870
(863) 385-5139
November 5. 12 2006
IN THE CIRCUIT COUiT
HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. PC 06-799
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES DAVID BOOP,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the'estate oi JAMES, DA-
VID BOOP, deceased, File Number PC 06,99i
is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLArjDi-,
County, Florida, Probate Divisiorn ir, a,,iirei-.
of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue ',-ebr-
ing, FL 33870. The names and A.ddre>se. .1
the personal representative and irie per uoi-l
representatives' attorney are set tlrh It-i,
All creditors of the decedrni anao Oir,i
persons having claims or derrmndi aj niil
decedent's estate, including unmalured con-
tingent or unliquidated claims, on ,,riorn 3
copy of this notice is served muil ier Ineir
:1,mi Wir, ih,.. CAour WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTH, AFTER THE DATE OF THE FiRST
:U5LICATIOIJ OF THI' NOTICE OP 30 OAr'-..
AfER THE OtTE OF tERVIlt OF A l:0f, .IJF
THI, 'juTiCE 'ON THEM
j==== All ,l .i:r ': lii :,Ii; 1 hil. d L'deri I rn,
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against decedent's estate, incluaiig urinnTi.
tured, contingent or unliquidid:j cij,m.
must file their claims with trnc: cour WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 0: THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THI;, NrjTICE
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED
SThe dale oIl Iirl publication or iras n oirce
is: OCTOBER 29, 2006.
Personal Recpr.reniraluve
/s/ Nancy, D Moon
3745 Coquin AveniUe
North For. FL '.42`86
Attorney for Personal Representali..
/s/ Robert E. Livingston
Florida Bar No. 0031259
445 S. Commerce Avenue
Sebring, Florida 33870
Telephone: (863) 385-5156
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. PC 06-810
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOANN M. REEVES,
aka JOANN MARTHA REEVES
aka JODY REEVES
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of JOANN
M. REEVES aka JOANN MARTHA REEVES aka
JODY REEVES, deceased, whose date of death
was October 15th, 2006, and whose Social
Security Number is 336-28-8242, is pending
in the Circuit Court for Highlands County,
Florida, Probate Division; the address of
which is 430 South 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 on whom a copy of this no-
tice is required to be served must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons. having claims or demands against
the decedent's estate must file their claims
with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE-


1050 Lega
DENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice
is: November 5th, 2006.
Personal Representative:
LYNN ANN BROWN
2432 E. 290th Street
Wickliffe, Ohio
SWAINE, HARRIS & SHEEHAN, P.A.
Attorneys for Personal Representative
401 DAL HALL BOULEVARD
LAKE PLACID, FL 33852
Telephone: (863) 465-2811
Florida Bar No. 184165
November 5,12, 2006


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT.
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. PC 06-792
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ROBERT E. WAGGAMAN,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of ROBERT E.
WAGGAMAN, deceased, whose date of death
was December 29, 2005, File Number PC 06-
792, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGH-
LANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 430 S. Commerce Ave-
nue. The names and addresses of the person-
al representative and the personal representa-
tive's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate on whom a copy of this no-
tice has been served must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST


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PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE'OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DESCEND-
ANT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is: November 5, 2006.
Personal Representative:
ALLAN CRAIG WAGGAMAN
304 8th Street
Radford, VA 24141
Attorney for Personal Representative:
CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A.
Florida Bar No. 308714
2141 Lakeview Drive.
Sebring, FL 33870
Telephone: (863) 385-0346
November 5,1 2, 2006
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. GC 06-526
1040 INVESTMENT, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
THE ESTATE OF ETHEL W. KROKER, her,
heirs, successors, assigns and all otherparties
orpersons claiming by or through her,
and CHARLES DAVIS HALL, his unknown
spouse, if living, and if not, their heirs,
successors, assigns and all other parties or


1050 Leal
persons claiming by or through them,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SUIT-PROPERTY
TO: The Estate of Ethel W. Kroker, her heirs,
successors, assigns, and all other parties or
persons claiming by or through her, and
Charles Davis Hall, his unknown spouse, if liv-
ing, and if not, their heirs, successors, as-
signs and all other parties or persons claiming
by or through them,
1897 Palm Beach Lake Blvd., 219 Cross-
roads Office Building, West Palm Beach, FL
33409; 208 Zion Road, Salisbury, MD 21804-
1876
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
to quiet title on the following property in High-
lands County, Florida:
Lot 1079, SEBRING HILLS, according to
the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat
Book 6, Page 2, 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 Loretta J. Thompson, Esquire,
McCLURE & LOBOZZO, 230 South Commerce
Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, the Plaintiff's at-
torney, and file the original with the Clerk of
the above styled court on or before November
29, 2006; otherwise a default may be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and .eal of aid :ouij on
tre 251r day of O irber. 2006
L.E."LUKE" BROKER
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Maria Simpson
Deputy Clerk
October 29; November 5, 12, 19, 2006


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1055 County Legals
HIGHLANDS COUNTY
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
(HCBCC)
GENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING
INVITATION TO BID (ITB)
The Board of County Commissioners, Highlands
County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealed bids in
the County Purchasing Department for: ITB 07-018
HIGHLANDS COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX PROJ-
ECT NO. 02109
CONCESSION STAND BUILDING COMPONENTS AS
FOLLOWS:
ITEM-1: METAL FLOOR DECK & STRUCTURAL
STEEL
ITEM-2: CONCESSION STAND ROOF
Copies of the drawings, specifications, and other Con-
tract Documents are on file.and available for pick-up
or public inspection at the office of the Architect of
Record (AOR), Chastaln-Skillman, Inc., 363 U.S.
Highway 27 South; Sebring, FL 33870-2140, (863)
382-4160. Copies of the drawings and specifications
may also be obtained from Highlands County General
Services/Purchasing Department, 4320 George Boule-
vard; Sebring, FL 33875-5803.
All questions concerning Bid Submittal Procedures
and Insurance requirements can be clarified by the of-
fice of Mr. Gerald (Jed) Secory, Director, Highlands
County BCC General Services / Purchasing Depart-
ment, 4320 George Boulevard; Sebring, FL 33875-
5803, Telephone: 863-402-6523, Fax: 863-402-6735,
or by E-Mail: gsecory@bcc.co.hlghlands.fl.us.
A NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID meeting will be held at
2:00 P.M. on NOVEMBER 7, 2006 in Highlands
County Purchasing Conference Room; 4320 George
Blvd; Sebring, FL 33875-5803.
Submit two (2) originals and two (2) copies of your
bid form, bid security and other required data in a
sealed envelope marked with the bid number and
name so as to identify the enclosed bid submittal.
Bids must be delivered to Highlands County Purchas-
ing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL
33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than
2-00 P M Thursday' NOVEMBER 16. 2006 at which
time they will be opened. Bids received later than the
date and time as specified will be rejected. The Board
will not be responsible for the late deliveries of bids
that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by
mail or any other type of delivery service.
One or more County Commissioners may be in at-
tendance at either of the above meetings.
Vendors submitting responses must submit bids on
all work to receive consideration. A Bid Bond or Cash-
ier's Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the
bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00. If the
successful bid is greater than $200,000.00, A Public
Construction Bond will be required of the Awarded
Vendor. Bid must be accompanied by evidence of bid-
der's qualifications to do business In the state of Flor-
ida, In accordance with F.S. 489.
The principal items needed for theProject are:
1. Steel for construction of a 2-story concession
stand building.
2. Labor and materials for 2-story concession stand
building roof .
The principal features, as defined above, are not In-
tended to cover every aspect of the installation de-
tails. The Contractor shall be responsible for review-
ing tnr &y.,C'i ') ,:I 'j I : [,i : .E-13 :""1.3n i-] l':"'
v. nd'lrmin. l .1: .L- 1 .'1n iri. lr.o :llw r u ,
I'ilI lur rIl'r ir,:,l | wricr i,n, ui.: li ,Ti larir v ,r, i
ulTnrr lir, mir, ill I jrarl d :[.iil iarM Ir i o i r. ir
riiuul ri gi:,c *aiiiC'l .),e ir nr,,r, Di.o : )i 1
.ng *olla:glc'I1] 1 ; r Tii .r T l -l J la I :,ll.rn,
Tri. Higriai ..:,ur.r, ...va, l c :.unri T : !
-r, |MCbCl iCuti. i v.r :erv i nr.r I,, r (, ui
reject any or all bids or. any parts thereof, and the
award, If an award is made, will be made to the most
responsive and responsible bidder whose bid and
qualifications indicate that the award will be in the
S er inires u1 H, ]r.,I.n,,1. (luC ri i,r n i board reserves
It.i" rgl n l 1 1 c i, : irr.-ijuli:r ll, : r- in r r. [,.]
The Owner further reserves the right to direct pur-
chase materials for this project if in their opinion a
significant cost savings can be realized.
Tri.: buii'd u5I 1. unrv ,''..'..i.: r.:r."- i:. H-.l)rdi'n]
CLuu'ri r 4. ..,], .i . .n ui::.1.[ rru i .' r.. : .3;
ol any iriai r.Iju l a.,'3 i.ry llj Tr, '.,, '.,i. lT,.
nation policy involves every aspect of the Board's
functions, Including one's access to, participation,
employment or treatment in its programs or activities.
Anyone r,- ui,,, ,- 'a:.i:,,',i?, i,.. :'rr., i,, .:,', a.x ; r.)-
vided for I. r, Ai ,n,,.:,,, ,u- rr l ii ,r .Il[,.r: ,A:i or
Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact Mr.
Fred Carino, ADA Coordinator, at (863) 402-6509
(Voice), 863-402-6508 (TTY), or via Florida Relay
Service 711, or by e-mail:
fcarino@bcc co highlands fl us Requests for CART or
interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours
in advance to permit coordination of the service.
Board of County Commissioners
Pureciaung ;' i.'rn ni
Hrlgniandi C ,ijil r, nl.:.,r,
October 29; November 5, 2006

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1 200 Lost & F.ound
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1450 Babysitters
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1500 child Care Services
Child Care in my home located in Avon Park
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1550 Professional Services
A HANDYMAN
Aluminum, Phone and TV jacks,
Minor Plumbing, Carpentry, Fans,
Repairs, Screens & Painting.
863-385-1936

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All Phases of Carpentry, Aluminum, Vinyl
Siding, Screen Rooms, Windows, Doors,
Porches, Decks, Tile work & Pressure
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0031
or 863-471-1255
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For your loved ones or yourself? Dependable,
Honest, Reasonable rates, References, and a
lot of T.L.C. Call (863)446-1860 8am-8pm


1550 Pmrosional Services 2100


BANKRUPTCY
**Not An Ending, But A Beginning *
Toward Solvency and Relief
A. R. Gonzalez, Attorney
Free Consultation
SEBRING OFFICE 382-1616
HOME REPAIRS
IMPROVEMENTS
No Job Too Small
BREEDEN CONSTRUCTION
(863)386-1324
MARTIN EVANS AUTO DETAINING
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SPECIALIZING IN AGRICULTURE AND CON-
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SERVICES ALSO AVAILABLE.
TAX SERVICES
Semi-retired Certified Public Accountant avail-
able for Individual tax services, and small
business services. Reasonable fees. Expert
services. (863) 465-1124 or (863) 243-1368.


2000
Employment,


2100 Help Wanted


The GEO Group, Inc.
Warehouse Clerk
Performs all delivery functions
related to the warehouse,
central supply and all other
purchasing operations. Other
duties may include inventory
and re-stocking resident units.
HS Diploma or GED required
with General knowledge of
warehouse and/or stockroom

receiving and distribution
systems. One year preferred
but not required.
Qualified applicants must be
able to pass a background
check and have no Felony or
Misdemeanor Convictions.
Visit our website
www.thegeogroupinc.com,
apply in person or mail resume
with cover letter to: HR
Representative at Florida Civil
Commitment Center, 13613 S.
E. Hwy 70, Arcadia, FL 34266;
Fax Number: (863) 491-6242.
Equal Opportunity Employer


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Lykes Bros. Inc. has an
immediate ,o.-rning f, r an
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Lake Pci,:d o:.,'ice Qijided ,
applicants will have at least 5
i.'r *d '. per :ene pert, *rn Iii'i
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duties to include secretarial
tasks, telephone
So: n'i',.'i'.: ar:i,:'n and file
organization skills. Candidate
must p.:,-e' ,lb.i, to multi-
t,,k E, pce i ri:, '.: 'rirn, in :i
Human Resource environment
a plus but not required.
Lykes Bros. -Inc. offers'
competitive wages, benefit
package including medical,
dental, life, AD&D and LTD
insurance plus paid vacation
and holidays.
Interested applicants should
email resume to
rich.hetherton@lykes.com or
fax r .:. i.o i 465-1672,.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative
Action Employer M/F/D/V
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2100 Help Wanted





The School Board of
Highlands County
Needs Bus Drivers


Contact:
C. Varnes
for more information
(863) 471-5762

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information call
Human Resources
k863) 471-5730


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Hospice Opportunities
Join the Good Shepherd'Hospice team and
provide quality, tr ndl-o if- ,car- to our patients
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2100 Help Wanted

Q KENILWORTH
CARE & REHAB

FULL TIME
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
FULL TIME SPEECH
THERAPISTS
OTA'S & COTA'S
(PART TIME OR PRN)


Apply in person
3011 Kenilworth Blvd
Sebring, FL 33870
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CLERICAL POSITION/ Part time could become
full time. Need someone experienced for a fast
paced office. Medical Terminology helpful. Bi-
lingual. Fax resumes to 863-382-9411. No
phone calls!
CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.
TU-CO PEAT Florida's leading potting soil
manufacturer is searching for an experienced
customer service rep. Candidate must have
computer skills, phone skills; be internet sav-
vy, bilingual a plus: We offer competitive sal-
ary, excellent benefits, and a friendly work en-
vironment. Call 863-382-6600 or apply in per-
son at 4665 US 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870
or email Jefferv merle@tucopeat. com.
DELIVERY DRIVER/ Warehouse. Good driving
record required. Drug free workplace. Call
863-314-0559
Experience Office manager needed for busy
mobile home park must have full knowledge
of Quick books, Microsoft word and Excel and .
be able to multi task with a variety of duties.
Call 385-0981 or fax resume to 385-4962
FARM BUREAU Insurance is looking for Li-
censed agents for the Sebring office. Farm
Bureau carries all lines of insurance including
auto, home, life, health and annuities as well
as long term care. Successful candidates
must be licensed and hardworking. Farm Bu-
reau is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please
submit resume to:
Attention: Jerry Caffey
Farm Bureau Insurance
6419 US Hwy 27 South
Sebring, FI 33876
Phone 863-385-5141
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2100 Help Wanted
Driver needed CDL/ HAZMAT/TANKER en-
dorsements Apply at Hicks Oil 1390 N. Cen-
tral Ave. Avon Park, Florida
DENTAL ASSISTANT- FULL TIME
We are looking for a detail-oriented, friendly
professional person who is focused on patient
care. Experience needed & cerifications pre-
ferred. Please bring resume to 4511 Sun N
Lake Blvd. Sebring or fax to 863-385-2869
FINANCIAL SERVICES firm seeks administra-
tive service associate. Strong organizational
skills & knowledge of the financial service in-
dustry required. Microsoft Word, Excel & Out-
look a must. Ideal candidate will have the abil-
ity to multi-task in a fast -paced environment.
Fax resume to 863-402-0606
FIRE DEPARTMENT/CODE ENFORCEMENT
OFFICER
Grade Level 107
This is specialized work processing com-
plaints of violations of the City of Avon Park,
Code of Ordinances through investigation of
complaints, routine inspections, consultation
with violators and resolution of problems.
Employees in this class are responsible for re-
sponding to verbal and written requests or
complaints and making field inspections and
assisting in determining the best method of
remedying problems. Insures that all records
are maintained and compiles reports of divi-
sion activities. Confers with department and le-
gal officials on enforcement questions, rec-
ommends new or revised ordinances and poli-
cies and attends meetings of Boards and City
Council applicable to code enforcement. May
be required to work additional hours or vary
hours worked, in order to accomplish.duties
and responsibilities of the position. May serve
on the Technical Review Committee for the
City of Avon Park. Participates in the revision
of City codes and ordinances. Should have
some knowledge of research methods and
techniques applicable to determining real
property ownership.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or General Education
Degree (GED) required. Must possess a valid
Florida Drivers License. Will be responsible
for acquiring various Certificates in Code En-
forcement as prescribed by the Florida Asso-
ciation of Code Enforcement, Inc..
Starting salary is $24,870.77 with an excellent
benefit package. The City of Avon Park is a
Smoke and Drug-Free workplace. E.O.E. Appli-
cations are available at City Hall, Human Re-
source Office, 110 E. Main Street, Avon Park,
FL 33825. Applications close Thursday, No-
vember 09, 2006 at 4:30 p.m.


2100 Help Wanted
Certified Nursing Assistants
Due to several of our CNA's being accepted
into the Nursing program, we have 7-3 FT po-
sition available. We offer an excellent benefits
package performance incentives, staff recog-
nition programs, attendance bonus and much
more. If you want to become part of the royal
Care team apply in person at Royal Care of
Avon Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd, Avon Park
or call 453-6674. EOE,M/F, DFWP
Full Time/Part Time Dental Assistant for busy
office. Call 382-1695 or Apply @ 1735 US 27
South Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm.'
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and their families.
RN, 8a-5p & 4p-12a, Per Deim
Work as little as 1-5.days per week!
LPN, 4p-12a & 12a-8a, FT
Provide one-on-one care
COUNSELOR, FT
Must have a Master's Degree in Social Work;
LCSW license preferred. Provide direct care to
patients and families in Highlands County
HOMEMAKER, FT, M-F
Visit patients in their homes and help with
light housekeeping, food preparation and
running occasional errand
Our team members receive a competitive
salary and outstanding benefits package,
including paid time off your first year, tuition
reimbursement, retirement plan, mileage and
much more.
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or apply online at
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EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Skilled Track Hoe finish operator. Roads, drainage,
other public works projects.Also operates other
equipment.Wash, clean maintain equipment.
Minimum: Florida CDL Class A.
$12.52 $20.34/hr plus excellent benefits.
Apply: Highlands County Commission,
600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.
Telephone 863-402-6509 or download application:
www.hcbcc.net.
Closes: 1I-1--06


2100 Help Wanted
HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED P/T
Apply within, Fairway Pines,.
559 Sun N' Lake Blvd.
No phone calls please.
If you like working in our kitchen you would
love working in ours. Salary plus tips part
time. 11-3. Prep, clean & serve. 382-8808.
JANITORIAL Position days, Eve, Wknds Com-
petitive Pay Benefits, Drug Free Apply in Per-
son ServiceMASTER 6434 US 27 South Sebr-
ing Fl.


Kitchen Help needed in Lake Placid Confer-
ence Center. Looking for mainly weekends
some week days. Must enjoy working with
food and serving guest. Call Tessa 863-465-
2197
LEAD SUPERVISOR needed in local citrus
plants. Attendance a must. Must be able.to
work rotating shifts. Please call 863-635-6077
or Call 863-453-0011
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LPNs for
Assisted Living

We offer a dynamic
environment and growing
opportunities. Our campus
will be growing over the next
year and we need caring
nurses to lead the %a).
':Apply at:
725 S. Pine St.
Sebring, FL or
Fax 385-2385 or
E-mail:
Palmnshr@3 ahoo.com
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OF SE BRI NG


2100 Help Wanted
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS WANTED
TU-CO Peat, Florida's leading potting soil
manufacturer, located in Sebring, is searching
for experienced candidates for the operation
of the following at our Sebring and Avon Park
location.
Excavator Operator
Dragline Onerator
Competitive pay, health benefits, 401K, paid
vacation, & company uniforms provided. Call
863-382-6600 or apply in person at 4665 US
27 South Sebring, FL 33870 or email
Jeffrey merle@tucopeat.com


The GEO Group, Inc.
Maintenance Technician
Performs preventive, corrective
and emergency maintenance;
Operate equipment, machinery
and tools related to assigned
areas of carpentry, plumbing,
heating, air conditioning and
electrical work.
HS Diploma or GED required
and 5 yrs full-time wage earning
exp in general maintenance,
construction or related.areas.,
Tech and/or trade school
course may be substituted for 2
yrs. vocational experience.
Qualified applicants must be,
able to pass a background
check and have no Felony or
Misdemeanor Convictions.
Visit our website
www.thegeogroupinc.com,
apply in person or mail resume
with cover letter to: HR
Representative at Florida Civil
Commitment Center, 13613 S.
E. Hwy 70, Arcadia, FL 34266:
Fax Number: (863) 491-6242.
Equal Opportunity Employer


PLANNER I
Reviews land plat, project, zoning and vesting status.
Analyzes and recommends Comprehensive Plan
amendments. BA/BS in Planning or related field,
Microsoft and GIS programs capable, three years
public or private planning agency experience, and
Florida Drivers License required. Some training,
education or experience may be substituted. Y
Salary: $1,274 $2,099 bi-weekly DOQ plus benefits.
Apply: Highlands County Commission, 600 S.
Commerce Ave. Sebring, FL 338-0.
Telephone: 863-402-6509 or
download application: ww~.hcbcc.net.
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2100 Help Wanted

Q KENILWORTH
CARE & REHAB

C.N.A. Positions
Available
Come join our
team at Kenilworth
Care & Rehab Center
Apply in person
3011 Kenilworth Blvd
Sebring, FL 33870
or call Connie Bass,
HR Director at
382-2153 X-317


2100 Help Wanted
CABLE TV
Full/ PT collection/disconnect routes available
in Sebring/Lk Placid area. Will Train. Good
earning/benefits. Must have clean van, SUV or
P/U 561-662-7066 EOE/DFWP
ENTHUSIASM SELLS...
Prominent homebuilder seeks
an enthusiastic sales person.
Will assist customers through
the home buying process. A well
organized, team player is required!
Real estate exp. a plus. Some
weekends req'd 3 mos pd .
training then commission vs.
draw pay plan. Benefits incl:
* Med./Dental/Life
* Retirement plan
Email resumes to:
jwhsedivjobs@walterind.com
or fax to:863-386-1113 Ref. ID #
FLDG01 in response.
EOE/Drug Free Workplace
MEDICAID CASE WORKERS NEEDED
Knowledge of Florida Medicaid bi -lingual pre-
ferred Good salary and benefits!Sebring Area
Please fax resume to 866-531-6337


SUNSHINE STAFFING HAS
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Library Assistant
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E-MAIL: jobs@southflorida.edu
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FULL-TIME POSITION VACANCIES
Administrative Assistant II, Human Resources Responsible for a variety of
personnel-related duties including secretarial/clerical and customer service in
the Human Resources Department as well as responsibilities related directly to
the Director. Minimum of three years full-time secretarial/clerical experience
required. Excellent word processing skills and the ability to type at least 50 net
words per minute required. Experience in Human Resources Office strongly
preferred; The required secretarial test will be administered at 5:30 p.m. on
the Highlands Campus in Bldg. I, Room 204, on the deadline date. Hourly pay
rate: $10.02 to $10.59.
Proctor, Testing/Assessment Center -Responsible -for various test
administration duties on campus as directed by the Testing/Assessment
Center Coordinator. Experience in working with the public required. Flexibility
in scheduling is required. Hourly pay rate: $9.45 to $10.59.
Deadline For Both Positions: 5 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, 2006.
Positions start January 2, 2007. Positions offer comprehensive benefit
packages including retirement. health/life insurance, vacation and sick leave.
Application forms are available in Human Resources. Building I (Highlands
Campus), at any SFCC campus/center or on our Web site.
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2100 Help Wanted


THE PALMS
OF SE B RING



CNAs


For our Skilled

Nursing Facility.

Apply at:
725 S. Pine St.
Sebring, FL or
Fax 385-2385 or.
E-mail:
Palmshr@yahoo.com
EOE/DFWP


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NEW PAY RATES
Ridge Area Arc is seeking caring individuals
for direct care in our riniioeriiii rir j on l ,'iirr .
ity service programs. Ai r, lull rnTn pi'.-
tion with an excellent benefits package.'
Residential As, siiriri n:. r_,riiri-niiai 1p.ia rle
from $8.25 S,r' 5.7 C.,S,,Tur,-iii ^erv' ,C .pe-
cialist new beginning pay rate at $8:00 with
mileage reimbursement.
Inquire in person at 120 'W.-'.r LOilt,' uru, iii
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* General Labor Construction
* CDL-A w/Hazmat
* Light Industrial All Shifts
* Carpenters w/tools
* Equipment Operators
Temporary to Permanent Postions
Available. Daily Work, Daily Pay
Report Ready To-Work 6:00AM Daily
Office Hours 6:00 A.M. 6 P.M.
Applications accepted daily
milr, :Ir-,l ID
3735 Kenilworth Blvd..
471-2774
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RESPLVESTAIING

OPERATORS/ LEAD OPERATORS $9.00-
$13.00 HR. TO START F/T openings with lo-
cal manufacturing ii rii,. We are seeking
candidates who can seiup i :perajil equip-
ment, monitor equip & r,-tiiinq,' Ij0 aarmf' 3j:
req. Call 402-2201 for an, ,ppi
SCHOOL BOARD FOOD SERVICE: NOW HIR-
ING FOR ALL 15 AREA SCHOOLS FOR THE
2006/2007 SCHOOL YEAR. F T ., il :,rer po,
sitions available. No exp. ne.: We jr, 'r.-'lli,
to train the right candidate Resolve Stafling
' prim .a, vendor for the .*,:r,,:, tir I.311
4102-2(11 for an appt.
SCHOOL BOARD CUSTODIAL: NOW HIRING
FOR ALL 15 AREA SCHOOLS FOR THE
2006/2007 SCHOOL YEAR. F/IT, P/T &Floater
po.i,'on available. No exp nec. We are willing
to train the right candidate. Resolve Staffing
s primary vendor for the school board. Call
402-2201 for an appt..

P/T SEASONAL, busy office needs individual
with computer skills and an eye for detail. Fax
or mail resume 863-385-5836, CW, PO Box
629,'Sebring, Fl. 33871

PARTS PERSON is needed ior Ben Hill Griffin
Inc. in Avon Park. Approx. 30 hrs per week,
some experience is required. Excellent bene-
fits, DFWP/ EOE Contact HR at 863-635-2251


2100 Help Wanted
CHEMIST/ LAB Tech Send Resume':
Short Environmental Labs
10405 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33876.
PEACEFUL ENVIRONMENT CALLING YOU?/
Looking for a friendly, mature, service orient-
ed person for front of the house duties. Must
be willing to work weekends. Some lifting re-
quired. 35 + hours. Wages negotitable. No at-
titudes! Call 863-781-4402
PERSONAL CARE Assistants needed to work
with Person with Disabilities Applicant must
possess a current/valid Florida's Driver Li-
cense.. Shifts: Weekends 8am- Midnight;
Midnight-8am; 8am-4pm shift person must
provide proof of clerical skills. Please fax re-
sume to: 863-452-6342 or E-mail
pwdservices@hotmail.com
PHONE PROS'
$ Unlimited Earning Protential $
Get pd what you are worth
Without ceilings or caps
Generous pay hrly, bonuses
comm. Flexible work schedule,
great work environment & full
bens. pkg. One call tells all
DIAL NOW. Mr Keck
863-452-0330
PROPANE SERVICE TECHNICIAN NEEDED
UNIFORMS, PAID VACATIONS. & HOLIDAYS
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. APPLY IN PER-
SON COKER FUEL INC. 3515 HWY 27 S,
SEBRING.
QUALITY-ORIENTED DENTAL office looking
for experienced, part-tirne H'ginri'i. ,:oirmih-
ted to excellence. Come join our professional.
team. Call Connie at (86382-'310O rerwieer,
8-5.
RARE COPPORTuIilT,
For the Right people
$100,000-500,000 1st yr
Intn'l co. seeking serious
people for serious income
#1 rated product in huge
demand.
* Full benefits
* 401 Kstock-optionsetc
Professional Rd training
Preset, prequalified appts
No travel
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Resilur nin Sirve:r, ,:r Balr enlders Full.Pan
Time. Apply in Perioiri, Annie : 98 Re-.iurar
4651 Hwy 98, Spring Lake.
RIDGE AREA is seeking caring people to work
-with people with developmental disabilities.
Supported living Coach
Coordinator of Vocational Training
Inquire in person at 120 West College Drive in
Avon Park AAP/EOE/Drug Free Workplace.
RN CLINICAL MANAGER
Management, hospice or home health exp.
required. BSN preferred. Hospital or skill
facility exp. desired Sebring office site.
100% Paid Benefits Provided
Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Retirement
Plan. Up to 26 Paid Days Off Annually
Email Resume: careers@hopehospice.org or,
.fax toll free 1-866-604-8081 'or request
application by calling Hope Hospice at:
1-866-604-8080
Online Application also Available at:
www.hopehosDice.org/Careers.htm
EOE/Drug Free


RN POSITION FOR HIGHLANDS CO. HEALTH
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For our skilled
Nursing Facility

RNs & LPNs
Considering a Change?
New to the Area?
Come in and let's talk!
Find out about all the,
new and exciting things
The Palms has planned!
Be a part of our gro% 'th.
Apply at 725 S. Pine St.
or Fax 385-2385 or
E-mail: Palmshr@yahoo.comn
EOE/DFWP


2100 Help Wanted
GILLIS CLEANING SERVICE INC./ Expanding
their buisness into the Highlands County area
and will be accepting new housecleaning cli-
entele. We are taking limited amounts of new
clientele. So don't wait call for an appointment.
Gillis cleaning service Inc. 863-449-0098 or
863-452-2533 Nadine Gillis.
SALE PROFESSIONAL Seeking motivated
Reps, CEO level earning potential. 3 position
available serious only. Call 800-318-8477
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4040 Homes For Sale
ATTENTION
Will pay cash for your home, duplex,
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SE'3.441 60.9 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
AVON PARK
WHY RENT?? OWN TODAY!!
$995 MOVES YOU IN!!
Brand I-ii Lari rele-B Bi':, i''Su, ':o Hiamet
M 'r,,, l L.-. ni'i.' urtl i'rilable
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EAOl FORECLOSURES' Humei iror
$10,000! 1-3 bedroom available! Repos,
REO's, FDIC, FSBOs, FHA, etc. These homes
must sell. For listings call
1-800-425-1730 ext. 3042
HIGHLANDS COUNTY
WHY' RENT?? OWN TODAY!!
$995 MOVES YOU IN!!
Brand New Concrete-Block-Stucco Home.,
M. an, Fi ni g o, linris .'ilr3 le I
e.i.er l lho, r pah t 1rit I,' Civ iiv'i Irtr Ti
Payments as'low as $895 a month.
Call 863-402-4600


LAKE PLACID
WHY RENT?? OWN TODAY!!
$995 MOVES YOU IN!!
Brand New Concrete-Block-Stucco Home.
Many Financing options available.
Several floor plans to choose from.
Payments as low as $895 a month.
Call 863-402-4600
PALM 'HARBOR Factory Liquidation Sale.
2006 Models Must Go! Modular Mobile &
Stilt Homes. 0% Down When You Own Your
Own Land!! Free Color Brochure.800-622-I
2832.
SEBRING
WHY RENT?? OWN TODAY!!
$995 MOVES YOU IN!!
Brand New Concrete-Block-Stucco Home.
Many Financing options available.
Several floor plans to choose from.
Payments as low as $895 a month.
Call 863-402-4600

40'80 Homes for Sale
4080 Sebring
BRAND NEW 3Br/2Ba/2Cg in Sebring Hills
South. Asking $189,900 Call 863-381-1651

FOR SALE BY OWNER
"BR 1 i 2BA Li- Jji-:'or. Town H:'ous-
'.T'M,000 OU.iner R lleSI:',r t8 .. -JJ .'.'-1
H lh.iEl-l HALL j,,) i i i S rinl3 IE rljir
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ijiTiinri i1 itriCid u ii.,ioirina ie.,. ( .Apet in'liv-
rin roinm ani jTi m.ir ,-lrooT, eai i in kitchen,
oii:e i,'iu',. ai i appliances including water
.,:,iener 'ilrc i e iru4 o~ r,' ar i' l 1 i
garage door, ',:,utl,' ,niuIai'li iinleo i indijn,,;
.inside pantn,' rr u, n i r,,,,,T, ji:Ciif.i1
,:,:,TipieeI.,' irurii hi:,'ij;.e with curbing around
3ll i.bri:.i. ii:,, irra shelving throughout'
rin,.u.i- Al' ,, in.hiujdi" jil window treatments
except master bedroom and one bedroom..
i' ii:Tieu,- iiin., r,,rinm furniture, one bedroom
si-i n. fiord, o:,:o.m furniture can be pur-
:hj-;.id .:.pir Adel', .il gr .'jl', rejduct ,if p.r; -
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Remodeled 2BR/1BA, New siding,
ri-ew rio lNew r* iren Walk-in closets,-
58'i,6 ~1: 1,111.91Jii Al l. 1 Brand New
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A14 0 Homes for Sale
I VV Lake Placid
4/2 home ,,-on Lilt :.I.,y IDr 1 i2 3.:, i:re,,ned
patio,w/ outdoor fireplace,garage,close to ':iil
ramp, laundry and tool room,central ac ii'-in
roof and freshly painted inside Great neigh-
borhood. lake'view. call Pete at 305-803-3901


LP-HOME FOR SALE/ 3 Homes in Placid
0Lil iii i3 P.. _'B" ei' ,i-, I i:';I completed
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MEYER HOMES
NEW Model, great floor plan, 3 bedroom
split plar 2 tiiii. ull ic ar garage, cathedral
ii,,,T-,,; ".2 Tjr,.j-ri,-, Rd NW, Placid Lakes.
Mi1EER HOMES (863)465-7900,
(863) 465-7338 after

4 1rj A Villas & Condos
4120 For Sale
By iOwnerr Cs., a Del Ldai _''2 r i i[i ppliini:,
$154,000. End unit. Call 863-368-0780.
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)Br.'2B .,ppr.' r70 '- n L.':"ilil ai'n r0
Tee of Deer Run Golf Course. Lg. lanai with
rbeauraul ,ew ,er, private, access to associa-
li:n [poo.l I niri da $125,000
863 :-0. or 863-832-1021

-4 7O 1Lakefront Property
4'70 For Sale
Lot for sale, Canal- lot leading to Lake June,
Lake Carrie, Lake Persimmon. 3025 Jacaranda
Ave, Lake Placid, rare 100 ft canal frontage by
.125 ft deep, very nice neighborhood to build
your dream home. $175,000 OBO.
Call 931-638-0388


SEBRING ORANGE Blossom Estates Beautiful
Lake Front Lot on Wolf Lake 100x148 on main
paved road. Nicest lot in Community. Call Lou
561-702-6051
SO. FL's Greatest
Waterfront Sale
2+ Ac Waterfront
$199,900
2 large natural lakes, numerous man made
lakes & ponds. Gated privates, excellent fi-
nancing. Call Now .1-866-352-2249, x1026
FLP Land Services LLC, Licensed Real Estate
Broker.
4 200 Income & Investment
4200 Property
36 APARTMENTS SAWY SEBRING
Steal this for $51,000 per unit.
Owner relocating 11% cash on cash return
Next to Wal-Mart.
1+2 bedrooms- Capital Corn 954-483-0909

4220 Lots for Sle
AVON PARK LAKES (HIGHLANDS COUNTY) 6
lots or 3 buildable lots (100x102). Near Avon
Park Municipal Airport. 50K for all. Call owner
404-455-9650, Email: lash777@comcast.net
Building Lot for Sale Lake Placid Hwy 27 out
parcel to Tomoka Heights 126 x 214 zoned
.residential may allow home business.
;ii37 5.0) Mri; Found Indigo Commercial Re-
alty 386-274-1212
Distress Sale 2 high and dry lot in Spring
Lake 100 X 225 $70K cash for both. Call 407-
488-8309
LORIDA 1 acre lot- Mobile home or build your
own home. $49,900 $2,000 down- owner
F.-i i in,.l 863-446-2027
SEBRIJG HILL.,/ Great residential lot for sale.
Lot size 75 x 135. Motivated seller. $2,500.
re,:iitrii- le'Call 407-304-7629
SEBRING-ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES:
BEST 4 lots 1/4 to 1 acre, outstanding Lake
Front Lot on main'road 100x148; Marigold
1. Iti,:'",:." from lake; I acre on ElIm off
iTi.iin I',a rl arn irtnuei-d nlI. on Honey-


4260 Acreage for Sale
-"AACREAGE-TErliH* MOUNTAINS FIRST.
TIME OFFEPRIJG Tennessee River view & gor-
geous Nickajack Lake view. 2 /acres-
i .i,es S3rnin a ji $29 900 Owner FianO:.
,il' 8.6.550i.5263 ASF: ABOUT MIrJI
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4300 Out-of-Town Property
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A50A Mobile Homes
JV5 J For Sale


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$199 A MONTH

SITE RENT*
HUGE SAVINGS!
IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY
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2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS
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11 Kingfish-'59,9007
13 kingfish-'73,900
15 Kingfish-'66,900'
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RY terts & iautufactured Community
S+55 Community


RECYCLING TECHNICIAN III
Operates roll-off truck. Coordinates work and
route schedules. Supervises when manager
absent. Minimum: HS/GED; FL CDL Class B
with tanker and hazinat; two years heavy.
equipment operation. Pay: $11.41/hr-
$18.33/hr plus benefits. Download applica-
tion at www.hcbcc.net. Mail to: 600 S.
Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.
Closes: 11-10-06






RISK MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Coordinates vendor insurance and indemnity require-
ments doing business with Highlands County. BS/BA
in Occupational Health, Business or related. Five years
experience in safety, occupational health, PC&L. FL
Drivers License required.Salary $1,237 $2,038
bi-weekly plus benefits. Download application at
www.hcbcc.net. Mail to: 600 S. Commerce Ave.,
Sebring, FL 33870.
Closes: 11-10-06

DrugFre Wor~plce/E I/ [.l'l-IZI'I,'Eniloy I-


MECHANIC H (WELDER)
Welding repair of construction and other heavy
equipment. Some fabrication. Capable of gas and
all types of arc welding. Minimum: HS/GED; three
years journeyman level exp. Must possess a FL
DL while employed. Pay: $12.52 $20.34/hr plus
benefits. Download application at
www.hcbcc.net. Mail to: 600 S. Commerce Ave.,'
Sebring, FL 33870.
Closes: 11-10-06






CREW LEADER II
Leads tree trimming crew in public right of way.
Directs and participates in crew work including road
construction. Minimum: HS/GED, 4 years experience
in grounds or tree maintenance. Comparable training
or experience may be substituted. FL Class B CDL.
Pay $10.00 $16.11/hr plus benefits.Apply: Highlands
County Commission, 600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring,
FL 33870.Telephone: 863-402-6509 or download
application: www.hcbcc.net.
ClOses: 11-17-06


PUBLIC WORKS SPECIALIST
Skilled clerical and technical office support.
HS/GED. Three years clerical experience with
computer-interactive environment preferred.
Must word process 45 wpm. Must possess a FL
DL while employed. Pay $11.00 $i6.11/hr plus
benefits. Download application at
www.hcbcc.net. Mail to: 600 S. Commerce Ave.,
Sebring, FL 33870.
Closes: 11-10-06






LABORER
Manual labor on construction and maintenance
jobs. One year experience manual labor. Able to
work in adverse weather. Must have Florida DL.
Pay $8.29 $13.43/hr plus benefits.
Apply: Highlands County Commission,
600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.
Telephone: 863-402-6509 or
download application: www.hcbcc.net.
Closes: 11-17-06
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News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


5 A A Mobile Homes
5050 For Sale
12X40 Trailer across from Lake Jackson, ce-
ramic floors and bath very nice $7,500 call
471-0484 or 214-6913
1993 MERIT double wide 2/2 208 Woodbine
Dr in Town and Country mobile home park in
Sebring. $44,500. Call 699-0288
AP-The Knoll/ Nice Doublewide on own land.
Corner lot. Recently remodeled. 2BR/2BA
Florida room. Pets ok. Call 863-873-6963 or
863-223-2121
1986 Double Wide, Homes of Merit, 5
rooms, 28x62, 2/2, sun porch, lau
*room, life time roof, shed and work-
shop, fruit trees, 55+ park, Sebring Vil-
lage. Close to clubhouse. $49,900.
Call 863-471-6699 or 207-651-0637
LAKE PLACID $21,995 62 ft. 2/2 Sun
porch, shed, carport- completely renovated w/
hot tub- furnished. Must be seen to appreci-
ate. (863)465-2395
Lake Placid-Henderson Fish Camp single wide
on rental lot. $22,000 Call 706-490-5302 or
863-441-3365
OWNER FINANCE 2005 3/2 excel-
lent condition in nice park- easy
terms, close to schools.
(863)385-0417
5150 Mobile Homes
5 | For Rent
FOR RENT/ Double wide mobile home in Avon
Park Lakes. 2BR / 11/2 BA. No pets. $500.00
per month. $500.00 security deposit. Call
863-453-5143.
LP-Country Living. 3/2 furnished Avail Dec.
$850./mos 1st, last & sec dep. Call 465-6801
TASTEFULLY FURNISHED 2/1 completely re-
modeled interior, new kitchen, stove, refriger-
ator, new bath, new washer & dryer. New
flooring covering, 55+, no pets, $600/mo.
yearly lease. Close to Restaurants, Drug Store
& Shopping. 863-382-3959 or 202-5169


News-Sun
Call
385-6155
452-1009
465-0426


6000
Rentals


60 0 Duplexes for Rent
1928 THEADORE- SEBRING-
1929 THEDORE SEBRING-
2 br, 1ba, CHA, Carpet, screen porch, eat- in
kitchen, close to mall, range, refrigerator, no
pets, washer/dryer hookups, available now. 1
yr lease. $575.00 per month, plus utilities.
$1500.00 to move in Call 863-385-3338 or
863-471-0840

BRAND NEW never before occupied duplex
units for rent near upcoming new Walmart in
Avon Park. Each unit has two bedrooms, two
baths, a full separate office, large kitchen, livw
ing room and dining area, walk in master clos-
et, laundry room with washer and dryer hook
ups, and an outside access storage room.
Tile floors, security system and Floritam Sod.
Yard maintenance included. Built to be Hurri-
cane proof. Super efficient for BIG savings on
utility costs. Free high speed Internet access.
Free High Definition TV and analog TV net-
work stations. See more info at
www.mjaholdings.com or call David at
(863) 446-1056
Duplex For Rent 2/2 W/D $675 a month
First/Last NEW tile, carpet, cabinets. Screened
porch fenced yard. Has ac. need references
must see!!! 954-543-2153 or 954-966-0893
Leisure Lakes, 3/2/1GA,clean 3368 Gossamer
Ave. off Wildflower Ave. near Golf Course and
Lake June, $650 + sec incl. culligan
waterlawn service,no pets,863-465-9100.
SEBRING COTTAGE
506 Fairview Rd. A-1. location.
Largel/1. w/carport, new carpet, paint
A/C. No pets. $400.00 per-month.
863-465-9100
UNFURINISHED DUPLEX FOR RENT[ Large
2BR/2BA-Sebring. $710 a month. Call 863-
655-5171 or 863-273-0469
001 Villas & Condos
6 1 I For Rent
SEBRING New Townhouse Villa Corner Unit
2200 sf., 2BR/2BA/2CG Den, Guest suite,
Fl. rm, $1495/mo 1st, last, security
Call 954-325-4247
A SUV SALE SPECIAL!
3 LINES, 2 WEEKS, $25.
CALL NEWS-SUN CLASSIFIED, 385-6155.


mOnluJ Advanced All Service Realty,
____ 2i Inc. '
596 US 27 North, Avon Park (863) 452-1205 or (877) 452-1205
"LAS PALMAS RESORT CONDO" Lowest priced condo in
the complex! Furnished 2/1, central heat/air, tiled kitchen/dining
area floors, community pool, sauna, paddle ball court, very
nicely decorated, no age restrictions, very secure
...................... ...........$61,000 (NS190432)
"GREAT HOME ON 1 ACRE +" Newer 3/2/2 + home in
secluded section on Avon Park Estates, 2 story barn and 2 wells.
Privacy and comfort. Come take a look today ......
.. $'$216,500 (NS190312)
"NEW OWNER NEEDED" For this 3 bedroom 2 bath com-
pletely renovated & delightful home ........$124,906 (NS 176176)
"WOW! GOLF COMMUNITY F/$169,900" CBS 2/2/2 in
great area. Single family residence in a condo area with- a
community poo. See it today..................$169,900 (NS186715)
"CUTE 2/1.5 ON DEAD END STREET" Close to everything!
Walking distance to fishing and bike path around Lake Jackson.
Needs a little TLC but cute as a button! Owners motivated.
Reduced to only. ..................................... $99.900 iNS1.S5271 i


615 O Furnished
6150 Apartments
SEBRING APARTMENT FOR RENT/ 2BR/2BA
Fully Furnished. Sun-N-Lake on the Golf
course. $850 a month. Call 863-381-2791.
WATERFRONT CONDO (LP)
Completely furnished, ready for occupancy
Nov. 1 2/1, Central heat-air, washer -dryer,
Pool & boat ramp. $1000.00 mos. inci utilit-
ies Call Michelle Schaare at 321-228-1457
6200 Unfurnished
6 0 Apartments
Best Rental in town, Ig. 2/1 totally remodeled,
washer-dryer hook ups- $600.00 mos.
Available Immediately (321)537-5681.
Highlands Apt 1680 North Delaware Ave 1/1
and 2/2. Eff. No dogs or cats. Call 449-0195
SEBRING DINNER LAKE
area. 1 and 2/BR Apt, $550-750, incl. water.
Gary Johnson. 381-1861
TWO & Three Bedroom rentals available. An-
nual lease. "No Pets" Ridge Real Estate 863-
385-2561.


6250 Furnished Houses


1BD/1BA FULLY furnished, First and Last, all
utilities and cable included. No pets, Non-
smoking, $625 mo or seasonal for $900 Call
863-452-5132.
SMALL CONDO 2/1 tub and shower combo
screened porch covered car port completely
furnished. Avon Park walking distance of
down town 3 mos to 6mos $800 util included
& lyr $600 you pay util 1st and Sec. Call 863-
449-0525 cell or 863-471-1641 home.
A TRUCK SALE SPECIAL!
3 LINES, 2 WEEKS, $25,
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Advanced All Service
Realty, Inc.
M U l 801 US FTNW 27 N. Lake Placid
i R ]* (8631 465-9838 1800) 295-6829
REAL ESTATE
LISTINGS CALL TODAY!


"RESIDENTIAL LOT IN SUN N' LAKES"
Great lot to build \our dream house!! Close to Lake
Lynn. MIust see!


NS e189 090


'31,500


"NEED YOUR SPACE?"
This beautiful 4 bedroom 4 bath on 24 acres gives you
that, plus plenrt of luxur.y


NS' t1 ii37


$899,900


"AFFORDABLE LAKE FRONT CONDO"
Clean 1/1 directly\ on Lake Grassy. Endless views.
O-)ner has spent over $10.000 on electric hurricane
shutters + other upgrades.
NS# 19171 $139,900
"VACATION ESTATES LOT IN SYLVAN SHORES"
E\er) da3 \'ill seem like actionn if \ou purchase and
build here! Reas6njbly priced too'


NSal.4977


*21,000


"CUSTOM CHAPMAN HOME"
You'll lovethe kitchen in this 2006 3/2/2 one block
from the lake.
NS#1IV763 *239,900
p -


ROOM TO ROAM!


Siluajed on rn ji rsized Iol. this l'all, hromer hj plenty o pjce inside & oui'
Feauires include high cetilhns.. bamboo lrin,-. .ibundint tile, crown molding.
huge hlving/ding roorim. kitchen w'necer appliances & solid surface
counternops open to a 16\ 19 fjmlnh room complete w/bulh-am cabinets &
ftuepljb. I3 spacious bedrooms \,/bav v.'mdo%,s, window seats & walk-in
S closets, 4th bedruom/office, not to merition the sparkling pool, fenced yard &
additional 25,25 garage, hurricane shuners & whole house generator.
...... ; G HamIflo $449,9M0.
Country Club Realty of Sebring
ri Kim Reed, Broker
SOffice: (863) 382-6575
Cell: (863) 381-6575


at Windsor Lakeside Village
o No Age Restric
S* tGrpit I hieiotmei,


tion!
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* Ideal Location!
* Afforadable
2 bedroom 2 bath
Lakeview .
Located in the heart of Central
Florida's Lake Country in
Beautiful Lake Placid
Developer Discounts, plus
No Closing Cost No Maintenance Fees
on Waterfront Units For 1 Year.
*w ,\mAl ,tc' p o0r, dbt elui, .' .
at Windsor Lakeside Village \"
248 Trafalgar Way
Lake Placid, FL 33852W :'
" 863-4656584


of Okeeciabee 7 alt, Inc.
"Lake Istokpoga Branch"
1564 US Hwy. 98 P.O. Box 225, Lorida, FL 33857

(863) 655-3891


Commercial building just
off Circle New Bitman
roof. New ceiling, insula-
tion and carpet. Building
has 2 dressing rooms, I
bathroom Off-street
parking area in rear.

NIL.=.M-'I $225,000


Readv for the part' Lake
Istokpog. canal front mobile
Full\ furnished with large addi-
tion huge screened porch front
& back screened carport with 2
garage doors. Covered boat-
house with lift. lights water &
fish cleaning area "4 ft dock
runS along seawall Pr-vate road.
Plenty of parking for friends &
family
Mis-,lS8,o $159,000


Cute home with open
floor plan on canal to
Lake Istokpoga. Roof is 5
years old. Perfect lake
house getaway.



MLs,182O2,i $225,000


LAND
Unimproved vacant residential
building lot in Sebring
Ranchettes.
MLS#187476 $21,900
Tw\o lots on passable graded
road in Highlands Park Estates
in Lake Placid. Dr) lots close to
town and lake Price is for both
lots, buy one or both.
MLS#183137 $55,000
Unimproved one acre building
lot in Lorida for mobile or
home.
M LS#I "5 $35,000


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Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath split plan, on double corner lot. Great location
near mall. Big 2 car garage, new roof, tile & vinyl floors, all appliances,
huge family room, all new insulated windows and shutters plus many
other extras. Motivated Seller, Make offer . $190,000


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Licensed Real Estate Broker # Licensed Mortgage Bro r Bob Brakke (863) 610-2431 Don DeVaughn (863)381-6080
Barbara McClellan (863) 634-7547 Tammy Paterson (863)381-1596
email: preproperty@earthlink.net Jamie Solis (863) 835-1611 Katlierine Pate (863) 521-5185
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News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


6300 Unfurnished Houses 7180 Furniture
2/1.5, Berber carpet and ceramic tile, shed, KING SIZE mattress & box set $40.00
carport, $725 1st, last, $625sec., no smoking, (863)385-7995
no pets, 1 yr lease, credit check req. 382-


9679


3/1 1.5 $650/mo 1st, last, sec. 2028 Orange
Blossom Ave Sebring. Call 863-446-1338
3/1 House For Rent Avon Park 218 Lassiter
St. $550/mo Call 863-840-0071.
House For rent $800/mo 1st and sec. Call
863-840-0071 in Avon Park.
HOUSE FOR RENT IN LAKE PLACID/ 1011
Jonquil St. 3BR/11/2 BA, No Pets. First last
and security. $650 a month. 863-465-3959
LP UNFURNISHED HOMES FOR RENT/
3BR/2BA/2CG. 3 Homes in excellent location
in Placid Lakes. One is brand new. The other
two are 2 & 3 years new. Non-smokers. Call
863-465-3838 or 863-441-2844.
PLACID LAKES 2/2/2 on Placid Lakes Golf
Course. Quit dead end street ready for occu-
pancy. Call 863-441-0939

6320 Seasonal Property

LAKEFRONT 2BR/1B homes. 1-4 months
Jan.-April. $1200 a month.
Call 863-441-0670

Sebring Waterfront Lovely 3BR/2BA home on
deep-water canal to premier fishing lake.
Dock, large scrn porch. $1650/mo. 655-9913


6550 Warehouses for Rent
LAKE PLACID, 1 ACRE YARD FOR LEASE
$700.00 Full/Partial Storage/ Industrial-
Fenced in. Ph (954)442-8002

66 Business & Offices
6O0 For Rent
CHILDCARE CENTERS- SEBRING Established
locations with Real Estate, financing arranged
Florida Investment'Properties. 888-881-0118

OFFICE OR RETAIL SPACE FOR RENT/
1750sqft. At 159 S. Commerce. Between Cir-
cle and courthouse. Off street parking. $1,200
a month. Call 863-634-7728 or 863-655-3891


6650 Wanted to Rent
Newly Renovated Studio 1 and 2 bedroom for
rent 729 Pointsetta Ave Bayside Apartments
in Sebring!! Call 863-385-2063 if no answer
please leave a message!!


7000
Merchandise


7040 Appliances
FREEZER hErNMIE ,: rest type, 35 x 22 x 35
$145 0in') i y: .- ir,

GENERAL ELECTRIC brew starter coffee mak-
er$10. Call 453-3104
HAVe S.OMETHIrG TO -ELL
THAT I, uIllDER j.'501
S We will run it free!
Either T raiii i i, or dri h ii o alff i:, r ,iiff, 1 .
222. u.S .; :,ebrtrn. FL .;38 ')
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
REFRIGERATOR WHITE DC for car etc, small
cooler size Used very little Excellent Condition
Asking $15.00 Call 471-6149


7 140 Computers & Supplies
21 HP MOiifITOR E tCELLENjT LCOrjDITIOrJ
5200'0r) x B,,' ..31453-4365$

COMPUTER ITEMS FOR SALE/ Dell Com puter
DVD Burner 40GB HD Internet. $125, Dell 19"
monitor burner internet. $50, Scanner Printer
UPS/ surge protect install CD's USB cables
$50. Call 863-664-1435
LAPTOP GATEWAY 14" LCD Win2000 Pro
$100. Call 863-664-1435


7 180 Furniture































edition $10.00 each. CalF382-2487

2 TABLE round tempered glass 7 chairs. $250
OBO. Or lamps $15. Call 385-1187
5 PIECE FRENCH PREvENTIOrAL BEnROiIM
3SUITE FOR SALE/ Twin Bed. Includes Mat-

tress and Box Spring. $250.00. Call 863-699-
2936.
CARD TABLE/ With four folding chairs with
padded seats. Very nice. Excellent condition.
Asking $30.00, OBO. Call 863-471-1546.

DINING ROOM SET/ Wooden table with four
chairs with newly upholstered cream colored
padded seats. Table & chairs are olive green
in color, just newly painted. Size 44 x 64.
Cosumr

Shop Here!


Great condition. Asking $100.00, OBO. Call
863-471-1546 anytime.
FURNITURE FOR SALE/ Bedroom yellow six
pieces, $250.00. Mattress and box spring
$100.00. Kitchen Table and four chairs,
$200.00. 3 Swivel rockers, $50.00 each. 10ft
by 10ft sectional, $375.00. Glass Coffee and
end table, $125.00. Brass Bed over 100yrs
old, $650.00. Call 863-201-9109.
HAVE SOMETHING TO SELL
THAT IS UNDER $250?
We will run it free!
Either mail to or drop it off at our office
2227 US 27 S. Sebring, FL. 33870
SNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


NEW FURNITURE FOR LESS!
Lamps $17, 100-Barstools
$39up, 50-Desks $97up,
3Pc Dropleaf dinette $197,
50-table and 4 chairs
$397up, 200-Recliners
$297up, 50-2 Pc Sofa &
Loveseat sets $687up, 50-
TV Ent. Centers $167up, 2
Pc Queen Bed Set $297up,
50-4Pc bedroom sets
$387up, 3Pc Living room
tables $97up,
100-Headboards $79up.
-HIGHPOINT FURNITURE
OUTLET STORE
2346 U.S. 27 N, SEBRING
Next to Lowes & across from
Home Depot


NEW SERTA Queen Set $398.00
4 Pc Wicker Bedroom set $498.00
5 Pc Wood Dinette Set $228.00
Many instore specials.
1am-5pm Thurs & Fri.
lOam-3pm Saturday
Furniture Plus
www.bed-city.com
863-531-0010 (Lake Placid)

PATIO SET/Table and .four chairs, white resin.
Good condition. Asking $30.00, OBO. Call
863-471-1546 anytime.
SIMMONS BEAUTYREST/.New Queen Size
world class, pillowtop with. memory foam, 10
yr. guaranty $699:00.Call 863-382-1117
TABLE/ Combination glass top table with book
rack. Light Oak. Measures 11"W x 17"D x
24"H. Very unusual. Excellent condition. Ask-
ing $25.00. Call 863-471-1.546 anytime.

BEAUTIFUL ESTATE ITEMS
ALL LIKE NEW
Decorative.chairs & swivel rockers
'69
Bedroom Sets King & Oueen sizes?
Starting ai '199
Broyhill Dining set, table 4 caster
chairs, lighted china whitewash ....499
Beautiful decorator Sofa & Loveseat.
$399
W.ier luoieeii, coffee table, and 2-
end tables whitewash ................... 395
Sleeper Sofas(2 only) .................'299
Thomasville lift top server.............'199
Entertainment center 3pc wall
unit 1199
Large selection of oil and acrylic
paintings various sizes starting at....$29
Larnp. mi ,-rny io choose fr:m rr 1aling
at '29
Twin mattress sets starting at ..........69
Queen mattress sets....................'149
G.E. Automatic Washer 7 cycles 2 Spin
Speeds '199
Come in & see all our fine estate
pieces to decorate your home
West Coast Furniture
5535 US 27 South
863-382-1117
CHECK OUR WEB PAGE AT
westcfurniture.com
WAATEF. BtE ll., 25 A,- a r.:.r $25. .
Call 465-5999

7 0 Jewelry
7 24 Personal Items
DIAMOND RING FOR SALE/ Men's Diamond
Ring. 10K, New tj..-er wimr- i,:e 111/2, Nice
(jibh T $i' iii'. C all 863-465.5.21ni


7260 Musical Merchandise
HILL.-iji.IuTAT MILILU:E SCHI)OL HJEF0,
DONATIONS OF YOUR ATTIC INSTRUMENTS!
ri:IriiTiw rut nil r, c ej'-a'i', repaired, and put
in the hands of students who otherwise would
-n': be I%'1I p.iri.: ipjie in band Donors will
:e umnlere id3.i d a uctiiio lenII r i r mre ';ii
mated value of the instrument. ThanksH!H!!
OLD GUITARS WANTED Frnder' Gibwin.
Gretsch, Martin, D'Angelic'o ir,'rTOea Ru:.
enbacker, and Mosrite. 'Cl.: Inhru 1960:
Top Cash Paid! 1-800-401-0440


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7300 Miscellaneous
$700-$800,000++ **2006!** FREE CASH
GRANTS! NEVER REPAY! Personal/ Medical
Bills, School, Business-Home. AS SEEN ON
T.V. NO CREDIT CHECK! Live Operators! Call
Now!l-888-896-5374 Ext.7800
2-24" WOODEN barstool -$40.00
2-24" fabric bar stool -$30.00
1-rocker lawn chairs (adriondoch) -$50.00
2-lawn chairs(adriondoch)-$100.00
call 863-784-4053
4 WHITE ice cream parlor chairs, $40, 863-
453-3104.
AIR CONDITION window mount 20"W x 15"H
almost new Exceelent condition Asking $40.
Call 471-6149
AIR PURIFIER Honeywell, white in color. Used
very little comes with instruction book. Excel-
lent Condition. Asking $25.00 Call 471-6149
CERTAINTEED LANDMARK 40 AR (ALGAE
RESISTANT) GREENISH (9-10 BUNDLES)
ELK'WEATHERWOOD' PREMIUM CHOICE,
RAISED PROFILE (16 BUNDLES ) ALL
$150.00 CALL 863-214-3426
CHEMETRON ACS-225. STICK WELDER.
$250.00. CALL 471-9642
CLOCKS/ Ornamental stained glass in wooden
frame, asking $25.00, OBO, Clock with sea
shells on mirrored background in wooden
frame, asking $15.00, OBO. Both in excellent
condition. Call 863-471-1546 anytime.
COMFORTER, J.C. Penny,, blue check, full
size, $15, 863-453-3104.
DESIGNER COUNTRY & Western dress size
13/14 French Navy-worn once $40. Call 453-
3104
DIRECT SATELLITE Television, FREE equip-
ment, FREE 4 Room Installation, FREE HD or
DVR Receiver upgrade.' P.ainges from
$29.99/mo. Call'1-800-380-8939.
ISIIH rjETWiF.' FREE 1.4 ROOM'lS'
241:1 ha.-i:-.i, i' an;. $1'9 r9 r. i or I FREE
M,:,, Ln.rniirsl, FREE DVR! FREE iPo'd
;urliet FREE HD upgrade! Call NOW,
Always open! 1-800-680-8373
FREE CASH I7,RArjT,-,' 0ti-800,uo.0+"
**2006!** NEVER REPAY! Personal/ Medi-
cal Bills, ':cr,: ui, si.,ini:,. l-i,' u';,inj $49 bil-
lion unclaimed 2005! Live Operators! CALL
NrOW' 1-800-592-.36F. Ei 202
FREE DIRECTV 4 Room system! NO credit
card required! All 25) Cr;r,,nnei:' FREE 4
moi'-"irIs win lIFL Sunula, T:iel,' FREE DVR!
Also. Dish Network! $19.99!
1 300') 4. ;-260
IGOO10 EAR TIRE ANDJ WHEEL SIE Pi8 70 TO
Rl1 i '.i 0) C a1 186 .,.6,9 .i 1

HAvE SOCtIETHItJG TO. ELL
THAT I uNDER '25'W
We will run it ree!
Eithe r mail to or i n at Our nic:-
2227 US 2. ScSei-uiin) FL :i87T)
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
KITCHEN SINK ss Elkay cmr 4322 Triple sink
4) 2 ') :'1- Ol Ca I:i,93-655-0049
LOSE WEIGHT Ji.IWill Ordr Mudiiie Orf,
line or Prone PHErjTFRMIFjE. ADiPE.,. TRA.
MADOL, CIALIS, VIAGRA, "FDA" Approved
Meds. Li I4 PnFrma:,ies D:.I': FREE
Fed- Ex., ta3l 1 -86a r"-9 u040
www.brotherspharmacv corn
METAL ART v'aulluil wall i,:ulpture o0 lumpT-
ing fish done in colors of aqua, pinks and
blues. Pert-Li '-i irsiiide or ,:ii:u idei ,)( hu n ie
Excellent canrdiion Asnrig $40 Cll 47.1-6119
anytime
NATURALIZER DRESS shoes size 8 AA/AAAA
Brown $10. aii145:.-'j4i0
PAPAYAS- 2-4LBS average .50 cents per lb,
Caribbean :ejs i8631-0u-285.


7300 Miscellaneous
TIME SHARE FOR SALE/ Golf, Fishing, Casi-
nos. 2BR/2BA on Golf Course. 25 minutes
from Biloxi. Week 35. $2,000. Call 863-471-
9618. Hurricane damage repaired.

TRAILER HITCH $20.00
(863)699-1119


7380 Machinery & Tools
10" RADIAL AVC SAW. EXCELLENT CONDI-
TION. $250.00 O.B.O. (863)453-4365
40" ALUM. EXT. LADDER/ $230.00. Cost
$385.00 at stores. Call 863-699-1373
LARGE PATIO set, 6 piece, wrought iron $100
fjsh aquarium with stand, 55 gallon $130 call
863-382-6149
LINCOLN AC/DC ARC WELDER. EXCELLENT
CONDITION. $250.00 O.BO. (863)453-4365


7520 Pets & Supplies
6 month old very sweet, inside only, lap cat
nutered and has his shots .FREE!!!! Call 863-
314-8832
MALE ORANGE tiger kitten, approx
4 mos old. Found in the Allaman-
da/Orangewood area of A.P.-Very,
affectionalte & needs io find home!
(863)452-2904


NOTICE

Florida iioatte 585 195 siaia that
all dog1 and coast i..cid 'in Florida
must be 'leaii egigh ..eekL old,
hove an facialal health certifi.:ali
and proper, hots and be Iree of nr,
testinal and external parasites
SHIH TZLI PI.IPPIES riuniome ruiwed rl rI eriril
.ie AK'C paD er Irain nr ria nridir paper nal
iril -rsir 555 (1Call 91 -1 5 SC il
WHA1CH A PET
Car.i'nj Or ll '.u r i 'l 'i rp -rn 'ro u r a', ',''r
All A ri il. in ,hli ( l. ibiri n ii .ournt r mil
ur r.'cris i.jl a 'i ii 'g F' Ir1 Lj ...i',tr
[Ial,; 1 0 1', r.hoi .y,.: Cjll t6.:.41 ':.g ,i.X

75 0 Medical Supplies
7560 & Equipment
Fi ,-r le Meirll ~i 'oin er rliel s,.,C1i er r tr-
iv u.ei Paid ib1600 Ainrino 1.3011 45.1-4045


7580 T-oy
STM' ELMOS SEALED irj 6'0' "l500 :
EACH (ALL 36:<-41-2133 OR &"3.-6''-1'1:?


8000
Recreation


8400 Recreational Vehicles.
1i 1989w O'lgd Ra)m 2,0 (,rnper Vjri Ev.
eriring otrls'i under rhod & Irnl.1 taiaTiper
$3000 negooiualer Pr bi .4a5.J22
200.3 ,FT Travel Trailer sridouw cruiser Tl16
Li'e new To, 'r]uiE:ir-i? in. :jided Sor ,01) F' P
Call 352-21)-22'11
2006. HERITAGE 5in wreel 1)0 n iibergila ji;
bdrn;,3 Slidce Man e.. iras. Will deliver.
$26,3C0 (9411448-714:3 ,


TRAVEL TRAILER FOR :.ALE 00'1. Franki.h,
. $:' n i.. e n1'[fd 0ii::'Ti L'.'a jid ir ei-l r r
.,19 9 u0 C 0 pr ,dei'll",ln 321- i 7-' -J4.


8450 Motor Homes
9? HIL Farin. M'luiri:.Tie 55.1.ti- w ni :it 2
,3-C Oi i'ii JI VW C.en 1 I. Ci i"'?') Ce raijj,
Sie,-,:, Wirt, i ,i al T V WO.T in Sir i l
ri, i r i .US A':,:, I.'l ,,, ',,iri


8500 Golf Carts
8500. oI
'ij': i GUIiLF n ir :al- I 'I i"ii Aij Pi rr-':.
;.T C'.) I-ll a'll-1-iJ
EAs GIUt LIFT I E iOt .:ILF "ART rue.. i rlir:.
Run' Greil Ali:' :1 up IC, I,:, rui' i ri.ji r ai
Greal rp: ta -' -100 i i: ij, all 6':' li .'6 .5 69
,jr ]tlj.J 1.15J:l


9000
Transportation


9100 Motorcycles & ATVs

FOR SALE
YAMAHA BLASTER
Just rebuilt, over bored toomy
B-1 pipe, widened (space kit),
UNI air filter with outer ware,
approx. 5 hours on new top
end. GREAT CONDITION!
4,000 O.B.0 .7,
Call: 863-655-0891 ask for Deb


'uJ1-TE ,IilJR I.AR. FECIAL KID[1 FUND'
_r i:e'.ia:l- Hrlp [rladcl- r Crilren wiin Cjmp
aii' Ediur5 i on F tai Eav,,, Free Towing Ta)
r u' alTIJ,'[ie PF S..) e Ciall tow

CONIATE 1'.ijR F:AR T,, mie Canc:er Fund of
ArnlHn,:, Hei Irnjio.e Sunerirlg Wmin Cjner To-
ida, Frie l rln ld la. l d dui.iible- 1-.01)-.
87i"i wL I l t:'I )r.


9450 Automotive for Sale
1. 6 'VW LtB-etilu rnlmTiOirn C.jll J.11-Oi'99
0'. FORD E:51.1 1 TOr-j BO' TRUCK FOR SALE,
Truij: rietos I arji:Ti'r-.iun repair $1 80011 000
Call ucs.'4-44c-i2~
98 CADILLAC Deville, Excellent
Condition in and oul! Must see!
I LoIt of upgrades. Beautiful car!
$5500.00 obo 863-414-1738
I iHE .i I'l i:,irirl 0Ih anniversi,; edluin
vijrr.:.n wir. I j, irnierior 601:10 miles Fully
i.h:,ided 1 .',) all ic 86 3--.81i -050
Ti:,',I:,I Ali l.:in Wruil: 1-11e 3r $i$8 350 Tuv0o1a
OF T ni



7300 Miscellaneous
TR4iLEF: HITl:H F.e rpe $ 5 jill 699.

UIF- 1 HT VA IJUM IIringr ulder ITiiri-ie rh3a
-i,, ii S-ui:On lr ul a-irn runs real $20 00
lrijtlad wileiarll ti'-v,'lde mi rror r picure won
Ii,:,-.- rt;a- ;.:n.in 's i maTnrl. l, 4 s 4 ) 00
iill ': 6 -.402-.228
WIrjE RAI:F- hi,)r ,:.v:lr w 'uo with lour
;r,-lv. r wrwie colnie: E, -ltlli-nt i'cidi.liln .
A4 ng 5'ii Ilii i all 47 i. i -


QUEEN SIZE MATTRESS: BED BY AERO.
$5' 00 u JEW' CALL 863-385-9806:
QUILT RACK med oak finish still in box.
$2. i'O Ci 1II "82-2487
3EWIVrG MACHIIJE -r.iger ele nii,: conirl
ii'e 1i3w ,.5 00[ Call 47 1-:o066 ee.i,,,,.
SOUTH FLORIDA COIIMMijm IT, COLLEGE
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PAUSE AND CONSIDER
Jan Merop


Shortcut to

reality
He was just a linle kid.
Some kids are bigger and it
belies their age. But, my
brother's stature only con-
firmed he might be an easy
touch.
When the bullies ganged
up on him as he made his
way home from school, he
devised a way to avoid
them. He took the longest
shortcut known to man -
but it kept him from their
clutches for a while. But he
kept looking over his shoul-
der and had no peace.
Eventually his diversion
backfired. When my momn
and dad learned of his
dilemma, they took it to the
teachers who in turn
brought in the other parents.
The issue was resolved
when reality was purpose-
full, faced.
Sometimes temptations
show' up and beg our atten-
tion. Rarely is the tempta-
tion dressed up as a bully;.
but. bullying is the intent.
Sometimes it may be as
simple as:a good decision
versus the best decision. For
example, is this the right '
time to buy another car? We
may look at the model, the
mileage and the year. A
buyer shows up w% killing to
pay your price and the vehi-
cle of your dreams waits in
the %wings. .
However, your vehicle is
almost paid off and you
looked forward to being
debt-free. But. if \ou sell
your vehicle no'w, you'll be
able to buy the newer model
w while only carry ing a quar-
ter of the debt you had.
That's tempting.
But, is it prudent? Being
debt-free has been your
goal. It's within your grasp,
So is the other vehicle How'
should you choose?
If God has convicted Nyou
to be debt-free. then the
temptation is bully ing you
to take a short cut to the
reality of God's authority in
'our life.
Only you can decide.
This isn't about good versus
et il. It's about what is best.
It can be a confusing
muddle that absorbs one's
thinking and produces
exhaustion. And. perhaps, in
that alone is the answer -
lack of peace and rest.
It's good to be reminded
that \we're not alone in
temptations and. as 1
Corinthians 10:13, NIV.
expresses. "No temptation
has seized you except \what
is common to man. And
God is faithful; he will not
let you be tempted beyond
what you can bear. But
w\%hen you are tempted, he
v.vill also pro\ ide a \way out
so that you can stand up
under it."
Jesus Christ's nature
takes up residence in the
believer, changing our point
of view in everything -
even buying a vehicle .
When we turn to him for
discernment, he'll show us
if we're veering off in the
wrong direction.
A short cut to reality isn't
the answer. Purposely fac-
ing the temptation is. Selah.

Jan Alerop ofSebring is a
contributing writer of the '
New s-Sun. Her book 'Pause
and Consider'is available
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Exotic animals


Refuge finds too


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By CJ. MOUSER
News-Sun
ZOLFO SPRINGS
t's not hard to see the attraction of hat ing an
exotic animal as a pet.
Many of them are undeniably cute as babies.
and niay be difficult to resist. But owning a
wild animal is not for the lazy or squeamish.
MNany of them are escape artists, and once free, can
inflict serious physical injury or property damage.
Some of them are health risks, such as iguanas. w%%hich
are carriers of salmonella bacteria. Many popular
monkey breeds cannot be trusted around children and
require caging or constant supervision.
Not surprisingly, adult wild pets often exhaust their
ow% ners. At sexual maturity, once adorable neck-hug-
ging primates become aggressive and sometimes bite.
If the animal is lucky and not simply dumped out in
the middle of nowhere to fend for itself, a frantic call
is placed to caregivers of the local animal refuge. w%%ho
are the front line soldiers in the %war against exotic
animal ownership. Caregivers like Kurt and Lisa
Stoner. %%ho have devoted their lies to operating The
Peace River Refuge and Ranch. Zolfo Springs.

Understanding the conflict
The Peace Riter Refuge and Ranch is approved to
house almost any type of animal imaginable from rep-
tiles to big cats animals that come to them from
many different sources including failed zoos, and dis-
illusioned private owners.
"A full-growin Capuchin monkey has the mentality
of a 4-year-old child. Put a 4-year-old child in a cage
all day and %what do you think is going to happen'?
These animals are going to get bored and aggressive
and the next thing you know the owners are ready to
get rid of them," Lisa Stoner, co-ow ner and co-
founder of the refuge. said.
Each year millions of animals of all types are cap-
tured from the wild and bred by private breeders. and
the offspring are sold in the live wildlife trade as pets
or zoo exhibits. A simple Internet search will pro\ ide
lists of breeders of hedgehogs. sugar gliders, ferrets,
chinchillas, monkeys. prairie dogs and even jungle
cats.
Jungle cats, %which look a lot like large housecats
with ear tufts. are native to Egy pt, West Asia. Sri
Lanka and Southeast Asia.
"They don't belong in the United States and they
certainly don't belong in households. Most people
don't realize that they are completely antisocial ani-
mals." Lisa Stoner said. "We ended up with Aja after
she killed the previous ow\ near's dog and a $5.000
leather sofa. Bright-Eyes (another jungle cat at the
refuge). attacked and killed a king-sized %water bed."
Stoner said with a wrN smile.
'"Many of the small exotics, such as tamarinds and
sugar gliders, were never the pets that they were
hoped to be. They don't bond %well %with people. They
are nocturnal, \w ild animals, and their diets are diffi-
cult to properly maintain. They want to sleep all day


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Lisa and Kurt Stoner prepare B-Bear to be transported from Iowa to Florida.


and forage at night, which is not the typical schedule
of humans. Wild animals were simply not intended to
live with people, and they don't really want to be pets
or a source of entertainment for us."

Proof in the media
In October 2003, a 600-pound white tiger, attacked
his longtime handler, Roy Horn of Siegfried & Ro\.
"When the best-trained and most-experienced han-
dlers of big cats can be attacked, it is plainly ob\ ious
that untrained private citizens should not keep big cats
as pets." Wayne Pacelle. senior vice president-for-
The Humane Society of the United States, said in an
Associated Press ne'w s article on Oct. 6, 2003.
In 2005, two chimpanzees escaped their cage in a
California sanctuary and mauled a man %\\ho was \ isit-
ing a former pet chimpanzee.
"When you maintain large. strong animals in cap-
tivity, you think you know what they're going to do.
but in the end they're unpredictable." Steve Schapiro.
who studies chimpanzee behavior at the University of
Texas, said in an Associated Press news article on
March 5. 2005.
The news is filled %with stories of captive w\ ild ani-
mals biting the hands that feed them; circus elephants
have mental melt-dow ns. escaped or released py thons.
boa constrictors, monkeys and potbellied pigs roam
parts of Flonda where the\ upset the delicate ecosys-
tem. Hand-fed alligators turn to humans for food.
"tame" deer attack. and the list goes on. There's an
extensive catalog of captive feline incidents alone at
Siiwun.api4animals.org,/popupsc/a3b_capiiivejelinei_mnci
dents.php.
In many cases, these animals began as pets and
were subsequently abandoned or escaped when they
became too difficult or dangerous to keep.
"A good thing to remember about exotic pets is that
90 percent of them die in the first year. Of the 10 per-


The Stoner family. Lisa and Kurt (standing) and
Ashlej. 17. (kneeling. left and Sara. 18, established the
Peace Riher Refuge and Ranch in 1998.

cent that survive. ninety percent of those die in the
second year. The one percent that survives, like
Damien, will usually end up at an animal refuge."
Lisa Stoner said.
Damien is a black leopard that started his life at a
roadside zoo. and ultimately ended up at the refuge in
the year 2000.
"He's very dangerous." Lisa Stoner said. "We
stopped allowing volunteers to feed him when %%e
realized that he was less interested in the food being

See AN[IALS. page 8C


Support on swaying bridge of emotions
p or o n ,: *; s*'!-'** way in^ "*-*.'*'" .'"'


* Fitness. Ever try it?
It requires commitment, consistencyV
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more confident, loving posture.
The first Sunday of each month, the
News-Sun will feature a series of true
stories compiled by correspondent Jan
Merop. They're designed to encourage
you to stretch, tighten and tone the soul
of your marriage. Ready? It's ,'corkoitt
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By JAN MEROP
News-Sun correspondent
Could three plus years have passed
already?. So much water had rushed
under the bridge a bridge that at times
had felt like one made of rope that
swayed at the least bit of provocation.
Lillian took a memory walk back over
that bridge. She realized that through
faith in God and his continual presence.
she had matured spiritually. But. she also
sa'w a dimension in her husband,
Charles., which she came to appreciate
%while %wobbling on that precarious
bridge.
She remembered August 2003, when
their son Ryan, a senior in high school,
informed them that he intended to join
the Air Force. Lillian couldn't help her
teetering emotions.


Though she knew '
this could be a good
career move for him.
the %war on terror %was
in full swing. She
couldn't bear to con-
sider the painful possi-
bilities. Yet she wanted
to be supportive of
Ryan.
She looked to her
husband Charles to see
how he might be
responding to the news. But, as usual, it
didn't seem to faze him at all.
Not that he didn't care. He just had an
uncanny Nw ay of accepting %\hat each day
brought without expending any emotion-
al energy. She recalled how unnerving
that could be to her as she wilted in a
wash of tears.
After basic training, they proudly
watched Ryan graduate. Eten unemo-
tional Charles couldn't mask the respect
he had for his son. Then in August 2004,
Ryan was .deployed to Iraq for six
. months. Thetest of Lillian's faith was on
the line more than ever before.
She prayed constantly for Ryan: yet.
there %were times that she couldn't pray at
all. And as unusual as it may seem, it
was at those times she most felt the Lord
helping her through.
Even so. she found it difficult to
understand Charles, lack of emotions.
Their son was in harm's way daily. How


could he be so con-
trolled?
Yet. little b\ little,
she came to realize
that God was 'working
through her husband's
even tempered nature
to bnng her security
and stability no
matter ho\\ much the
bridge beneath her feet
sw ayed.
. That first Christmas


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ment that had nothing to do with any-
thing. But. Lillian came undone.
As tears coursed do'w n her cheeks, she
looked to quiet Charles so different
than herself. She put her face in his chest
and cried. As lie held her, she felt his
comfort, his stability.
She had sometimes thought him
unfeeling. But. he had never been con-
descending or critical of her emotions in
tone or attitude. Rather he had been her
security.
W\\hen Ryan."came marching home"'
in March 2005. she breathed a sigh of
relief and thanked God for safe keeping.,
But, it %was short lived as he volunteered
for nine months service in Kuwait. But
this time was different.
With her husband's help, Lillian had
matured emotionally. Their differing
temperaments had been a blessing in dis-,
guise.


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Jewish life in pre-Revolutionary Russia, with
classic musical numbers sure to put a smile on
everyone's face.
Dan Graham directs the tri-county cast from
.Highlands, DeSoto and Hardee counties, starring
"John Schudel as Tevye. Other cast include
Melod' Klobuchar as Golde, Jan Brutus as
Tzeitel, MNadison Graham as Hodel,, Crystal
Raulerson as Chava, Kerry Meeker as Motel,
Bob Klobuchar as Perchik, Casey Brutus as
Fyedka, Tito Terrell as Yente, Doug Mann II as
Lazar \-olte. Amanda Farmer, XKayton Nedza,
Mark Hariell. Andrew Hagen, Styles Starratt,
- Ar ine \\ hite. Jean Graham. D.,-id Clapp, Erica
Roberts and Rachel Burton.
Carol NM1er is the musical director and piano

Bolt wins Highlands
SEBRING Cathy Bolt, of accepted her


Sebnng. is October's winner of
the Highlands Art League
Artist of the Month drawing.
October Artist of the Month
Owen Jolly donated a 9-inch by
7 1/4-inch oil painting titled:
"Washing Day."
"I'm thrilled to have one of
Mr. Jolly's wonderful paint-
ings" Bolt said. when she


Wednesday, Oc
Yellow House.
Boltis a mem
an artist herse
birds and lar
'acrylics under
Wagner. "I lo<
work and visit
and out of to wn.
Thanks to the


accompanist. Other pit orchestra members are
Christina Murray, Jim White, Nancy Kitchens
and Cla\ ton Kitchens. r
Performances are at the Historic Wauchula
City Hall Auditorium, 225 E. Main St., on Nov.
10, 11, 12 and 17, 18 and 19. Friday and Saturda.
shoI times are 7:30 p.m. and 'Sunday matinees
are at 2:30 p.m. Doors open one hour before
show time. Parking is located behind the audito-
rium, or across Main Street in the post office lot.
Handicapped parking and wheelchair ramp are
located on the west side of the auditorium.
Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door; or $5
for children 12 and under. Ad anced tickets can
be purchased at the Hardee County Chamber of
Commerce located in the lobby office of the audi-
torium, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., (closed for lunch) ,
or by calling the Hardee County Players.
The Players are a non-profit, all volunteer,
community theater organization, serving
Hi-hlhuids. DeSoto, Hardee and Polk counties. To
make donations, become a member, volunteer.
request advance. tickets,, 'r to res r'. e seating for
groups of 25; or more. call,i 8631.767-2l"20. or go
to the Players new \Web site at in ut'.l:hardeecoun-
typlayers.com.

Art League painting'
winnings on Jamaican-born artist Jolly, all
t, 25, at HAL's proceeds from the drawing go
to benefit HAL. He is currently
iber of HAL and teaching-classes at the Museum
"lf. She paints Education Center ,in' Sebring.
ndscapes with' His classes, "Working in
the name C.E. Pastels" and "Drawing Skills
'e to view art for all Levels," are ongoing and
.museums here space is still a-ailable for stu-
." Bolt'said. dents. Call 385-5312 for.regis-
art donation by tration and information.


It's a new fiscal year for the
libraries, so our book orders are
going in and the boxes are
arriving daily. Just looking at
the carts of items to be cata-
loged for our Heartland
libraries, there's something for
everyone. Children's ,books for
Thanksgiving and Christmas
are now in the process of cata-
loging, then off to Technical
Services for covers and labels,
and finally, on the shelves. Chef
Emeril Lagasse has a new one
out for. children called
"Emeril's There's a Chef in My
World." Are you longing for a
fried peanut butter and banana
sandwich? No, it's not in
Emeril's children's cookbook,
but in "Paula Deen Celebrates!:
Best Dishes and Best Wishes
for the Best Times of Your
Life." Paula Deen can be seen
on "Food Network" sharing her
recipes and southern st Ile cook-
ing. Restaurateur Danny
Nle.ver's book, "Setting the
Table: The Transforming Power
of Hospitality in Business."
gives us motivations and
behmd-the-scenes anecdotes
about the food ser\ ice industrN
which is referred to as "the
most unforgiving business
arena."
I can't w rite about food with-
out introducing you to "Chet
Gecko's Detective Handbook
(and Cookbook)." as decoded
by Bruce Hale. The front spiral
cover tells us that it contains
"Tips for Private. Eyes and
Snack Food Lo'ers." along
with a note to "Keep Your Paws
Off!" and "Top Secret." When I
opened, the notebook, I was
already in trouble. The first
page says, "Don't you listen?
You opened the book after I
told you not to!" Get beyond
the braado apd you'll find kids
recipes galore With great names
like Pillbug Crunch Candy
Bars. Sweet Potato-bug Pie.
and Tick Taco Salad, plus, this
being a detective book, tips on
observation and memory tech-
niques, shadowing, reading
tracks, and even tempting fate
for fun and profit.
Interested in something cute?
'Browse through Traer Scott's
"Shelter Dogs," whose cover
picture is enough to get an
"aw '\wv" out of most of us.
The author, a fine art photogra-
pher, has been a dog shelter
. workerr for years. and found that
each one who came in had its


own story, if only
someone would pay
attention to it, give it
the love that each
dog wanted to give
back a hundred times
o\er. Perhaps you
\\ill also find your-
self adopting a shel-
ter dog. like Fenster,
Ox, Malaki, Spanky,
Poppie or Minerva.
Come in and
enjo) 'our 'DK
Collector's Guides'
such as the Judith


LIBRARY
Carol
Hessel


Miller books "Arts and Crafts,"
"Art Deco," "Art Nouveau" and
"Tribal Art." Antiques expert
Miller also authors the DK
book, "Antiques Price Guide
2007," with more than 8,000
antiques pictured. Another
Judith Miller book we'"e just
acquired is "Collectibles Price
Guide 2007." This is the book
to guide you in understanding
%%hat is being' collected and,
perhaps, to identify what
)ou'%e had bo\ed awa, for
years. In here you'll find
Americana. first edition books,
animal figures, potterN. hand-
bags, bakelite, coins, glasses are,
posters, toys, wristwatches,
baskets and more.


In the midst of our
book buying, we just
had to have a book by
humor columnist
Celia Rivenbark
who's Southern and
proud of it. Laugh
along with her, and
just try to. read out
loud her latest, "Stop
LINES Dressing Your Six-
year-old Like a Skank
lyn and Other Words of
link Delicate Southern
Wisdom." :'You're
going to come up
with some new expressions, if
you make it through this book.
We also have her book "We're
Just Like You, Only Prettier."
Hurry. hurry, all Highlands
County libraries w ill be closed
Nov.' 10-12. Veterans. we salute
you.


Carolyn.Hesselink is the admin-
istrative secretary of the
Highlands County Library
System. Library cards are
always free. For information,
call 452-3803 in Avon Park,
402-6716 in Sebring, o" 699-
3705 in Lake Placid; or visit the
Internet Web site' at
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Places to Worship is a paid
advertisement in the News-Sun
that is published Friday and
Sunday. To find out more infor-
mation on how to place a listing
In this directory, call the News-
Sun at 385-6155, 465-0426 or 452-
1009, ext. 518.


ASSEMBLY OF GOD

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.
First Assembly of God, 114
South Central Ave., Avon Park, FL
33825. Phone: 453-4453. Sunday-
School: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship:
10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday
Children's Church: 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday Adult Bible Studyanid
-- Yoith/Royal:'Explorers, 7' p.nrm
Pastor: John E. Dumas.
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-
6431.


BAPTIST

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. Children's worship service, 11
a.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. Spanish worship service, 7
p.m. Friday. Choir practice at 4:45
p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-
6556. Pastor Ken Geren, Interim
Pastor.
Bethany Baptist Church,
(GARBC), Christ-centered, biblical-
ly 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. Team45 teen group
(with Pastor Ben Kurz) and Adult
Prayer and Praise time meet at 7
p.m. Wednesday. Nursery care is
provided for all services. For more
information, phone 452-1136.
Cornerstone Baptist Church -
No matter where you come from, no
matter who you are, there is a place
for you at Cornerstone. You'll enjoy
a blend of traditional and praise and
worship music, friendly people, and
relevant messages from God's
Word. Currently meeting in the con-
ference room of the new Holiday Inn
Express, 4400 U.S. 27 North,
Sebring, across from Tanglewood
Resort. Service times are 10:30
a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Nursery
and childcare provided for morning
service. For information, call 314-
0932. Pastor Randy Gaines.
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.
Deaf interpretation available. Ken
Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055.
Fellowship Baptist Church,
1000 Maxwell St., Avon Park, FL
33825. Sunday: Sunday School,
9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45
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-
to.net.
* First Baptist Church of Avon
Park, 100 N. Lake Ave:, Avon Park.
Regular Sunday schedule: 8:30
a.m. Orchestra rehearsal, 9 a.m.
Library open, 9:30 a.m. Sunday
School, 9:30 a.m. Spanish Bible
Study (chapel), 10:30 a.m. Library
open, 11 a.m. Morning Worship, 11
a.m. Spanish Worship Service
(chapel), 4 p.m. ESL, 4:30 p.m.
Youth choir rehearsal, 5:15 p.m.
TeamKid (FLC), 6 p.m. Evening
worship service, 7 p.m. Creative
Movement Ministry. ESL Tuesday
schedule: 9-10 a.m. computer class;
10 a.m. to noon conversational
English; 7-9 p.m. computer class
and.conversational English. Regular
Wednesday schedule:, 5 p.m.
Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. chil-
dren's choir rehearsals, youth activ-
ities and prayer meeting; 6:30 p.m.
Bible' study and worship choir prac-
tice; 7 p.m. Spanish Bible study'
(chapel) narid "mission groups.,
Friday: 7 p.m. Spanish prayer rie'et-
ing. Nursery provided for 'all servic-
es. LifeGroups (Bible studies) are
offered on various days and times.
Call 453-6681 for details. The 24-
hour prayer line is (863) 452-1957.
Dr. Vernon Harkey, pastor.
* 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
service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provid-
ed for both services with Children's
Church at 11 a.m. Life changing
Bible Study for all ages starts at
9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen
Altvater leads the youth in their
quest to become more like Christ.
Sunday night worship at 6 p.m.
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.
* 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.
* First Baptist Church, Sebring,
200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL
33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr.
James Henry, pastor; Rev. David
Thomas, associate pastor music
and senior adults; Rev. Bill Cole,
associate pastor education; Scott
Sjoblom, student ministry director.
Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday
Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday
Evening Worship, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday night programs for chil-
dren, youth and adults from 5:30-
7:30 p.m. Preschool and Mother's
Day Out for children age 6 weeks to
5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director.
Call 385-4704.
* Florida Avenue Baptist Church,
401 South Florida Ave., Avon Park.
Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St.,
Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday: 9:45
a.m. Sunday School for all ages; 11
a.m. worship service; 11 a.m. chil-
dren's and junior church; 4:30 p.m.
choir practice; 6 p.m. evening wor-
ship service. Wednesday prayer
and Bible study is 7 p.m. for chil-
dren, youth and adults. Pastor is the
Rev. John D. Girdley. Office hours


are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through 6:30 p.m. Nurs
Friday. Phone is 453-5339; fax is and Wednesd
453-5556; e-mail is call 382-3695.
theavenue@earthlink.net, and Web 0 Whisperi,
site is www.ourchurch.com/mem- Church, '303
ber/t/theavenue. Sebring.: Phor
* Independent Baptist Church, line, 385-67
5704 County Road 17 South, Trinkle Sunda
Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. an
- 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship School for all
10:30 a.m. Sunday evening 6 Wednesday: F
p.m. Wednesday service 7 p.m. p.m. Ministry
Fundamental, soul-winning, mis- entire family tr
sion-minded, King James Bible Study, Disciple
Church. Dr. John Hankins, pastor., and Children's
Larry Ruse, youth pastor. Phone and Fellowshii
655-1899. Bus transportation. Center availab
* Maranatha Baptist Church a.m. to 6 p.
(GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd.. Friday, 7 a.m.
Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east
of Highlands Avenue on.Arbuckle
Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 CATHOLIC
a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; O
Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week Our Lady
service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Church,. 595
Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Park, 453-'475
Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Grogan, past
Webber .,and. -.Associate Pastors 4 p.m. in -
Duane Bell. Phone 382-4301. SpAinifs' 8-A
* Open Door Baptist Church. Sunday; We
located in the Sebring Square shop- Monday .
ping center in the Music Makers Saturday.
Music Store (between Winn Dixie Saturday.
and the pet store). The Bible is our Classes ar
doctrine. Our faith is the Lord Jesus September thr
Christ. "Come let us search the prekindergart
Scriptures together." Everyone is Nights for fifth
cordially invited to attend. Bible from 630-8:30
study, 10 a.mn.; morning worship, 11 St. Cathery
a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m.; and 820 Hickory
Wednesday evening service, 6 p.m. address: Paris
Pastor Rev. James R. Stevens. For Sebring,L 3
Rev. Jose
information, call 402-5699. Masses Sa
* Parkway Free Will Baptist Sunday: 8 a.rr
Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway.noon Spanishday
Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the 4-4:45 p.m.
church where the "Son" always nmo n fr s
shines, Sunday School, 10 a.m.; a.m. on first
Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Friday. Faith F
Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and grades kindert
Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 n. k ui
p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 (Rebecca Prm
p.m. on the last Sunday of each Faith Formati
month. The Rev. John D. Cave, pas- garen hroug
tor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home The Edge Pro
phone: 655-0967. Affiliated with the through eight
National Association of Free Will th
...-p.m.. Wednes
Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Center (Rebec
* Sparta Road Baptist Church,
(SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Mike for30 p.m. S
Adams, Pastor. Sunday School, Center. (Willi
9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Manint, youth
Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Adult Faith Fi
Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: waiting to be
Prayer/Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Choir Center from
practice 8 p.m. Nursery provided. (William Manir
For information, call 382-0869. tor 385-0049)
* Southside Baptist Church 7-9' p.m. We
(GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Robert Gillmoi
Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor; St. Jamer
Chuck Pausley, Youth Pastor; Ralph 3380 Placidvie
0. Burns, Assistant to the Pastor. 465-3215. Fa
Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 Pastor. Mass
a.m.; Morning Worship Service, (May 1 toOct.
10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday
p.m. Wednesday: Awana kinder- Weekdays, 9
garten through fifth grade, 6:30 April 30) -
p.m.; Youth Meeting for Teens, 6:30 Sunday, 8
p.m. Adult Midweek Prayer and Weekdays 9 a
Bible. Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for .m., 9:30 .a
under age 3 is available at all serv- Saturday at 9
ices. Provisions for handicapped
and hard-of-hearing. Office phone,
385-0752. CHRISTIAN
* Spring Lake Baptist Church,
7408 Valencia Road, Sebring, FL Eastside CI
33876. Phone: 655-2610. Pastor Peace Ave., L
Tom Kesinger. Independent, funda- (two miles e
mental, affiliated with the GARBC. County Roai
Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday Stephen Bis
morning service, 10:45 a.m.; Couch, assoc
Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Bible classes,
Wednesday prayer meeting and 9:45 a.m. wit
Bible study, 7 p.m. Worship Celeb
* Sunridge Baptist Church, Supper each v
(SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 Church with M
and Valerie, across from Florida tor at 10:40 a.
Hospital), Sebring. Dr. George R. retary; Thelma
Lockhart, pastor; and Nathan Pat Hjort, p
Didway, director of student min- Praise and
istries. Sunday School,- 9;30 a.m.; "Building for al
Sunday Morning Worship,. 10:45 Christ, the Wa'
a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, and worth the
6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, 6 p.m.; N First Christ
Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Youth Camphor St.,
Worship, 6:30 p.m. and Team Kids, (across from


sery provided Sunday
lay. For information.

ng Pines Baptist
While Pine Drive,
te: 382-6265, Prayer
88. Pastor Steve
ay: Worship Services,
d 6:30 p.m.; Sunday-
1 ages ai 9:15 a.m.
Prayer Service, 6:30
opportunities for Ihe
trough Worship. Bible
ship, Music, Student
s Ministries, Missions
i. Child Development
le for ages 1-5 Irom 7
m. Monday through
to 6 p.m.




of Grace Catholic
East Main St., Avon
i7. Father Gerald P.
r. Saturday Vigil Mass
English and 7 p.m. in
lif-. and 10:15 a.m.
ekdays at 8 a.m.
through 'Friday.
are at 3:30 p.m.
religious Education
e 8:50-10 a.m.
rough May for grades
en through 12th. Youth
.grade and older are
0 p.m. Wednesday.
ne Catholic Church,
St., Sebring (mailing
h Office, 882 Bay St.,
3870), 385-0049. The
Gonzalez, pastor.
turday Vigil: 5 p.m.
and 10:30 a.m. and
Mass. Confessions:
saturday and 7:15-7:45
Friday. or on request.
a.m. Monday through
formation Classes for
garten through fifth, 9-
nday in the parish hall'
opst, coordinator of
on for grades kinder-
h eighth, 385-7844.)
gram for grades sixth
h is from 6:45-8:15
sday in the Youth
cca Propst). Life Teen
ol students from 6:30-
unday in the Youth
am Sr. and Sandy
ministers, 382-2222).
formation and people
Catholic in the Youth
7-9 p.m. Thursday.
int Sr., program direc-
. Choir rehearsal from
dnesday in church.
re, director of music.
s Catholic Church,
iw Drive, Lake Placid,
either Vincent Llaria,
schedule: Summer
31) Saturday Vigil, 4
8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.;
a.m.. Winter (Nov. 1 to
Saturday,. 4 p.m.;
a.m., 9:30 a.m.;
.m..; and Holy Days 8
m. and 7 p.m., first
a.m.


hristian Church, 101
ake Placid, FL 33852
east of U.S. 27 on
d 621), 465-7065.
shop, pastor. S.C.
iate pastor. Sunday:
, 9 a.m.; fellowship,
h refreshments; and
)ration with the Lord's
week 10:15 a.m. Youth
lartha Crosbie, direc-
m. Janet Couch, sec-
a Hall, organist; and
pianist. Wednesday:
Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;
I generations." "Jesus
y, Truth and Life. Alive
drive."
ian Church, 1016 W.
Avon Park, FL 33825
i McDonald's). Bill


Raymond, minister. Tammy Johns,
secretary and children's director.
Jon Carter, music minister. Sunday
schedule: 9 a.m. Bible School: 10
a.m. worship: and 6 p.m. fellowship
groups, young adults meei ai
church building:' other groups meel
in various homes. Call 453-5334 for
details. Wednesday schedule: 6
p.m., choir practice; 6 p.m., youth
and family supper; and 7 p.m. study
groups for all ages. Nursery is
always provided For details, call the
church ollffice at 453-5334 Monday
through Friday.
* First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ), 510
Poinsettia Ave., (corner of
Poinsettia and Eucalyptus).
Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-
0352 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald
Norton, pastor. The Rev. Juanita
Roberts, ministerial assistant.
Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning
Worship, 10:30 a.m.: and Children's
Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Youth
Fellowship, 7 p.m.; Disciples Prayer
,Group, 7 p.m.
* Iglesia Cristiana de
Restauracion. 1825 Hammock
Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tel. 452-
0745. Dr. Pastor Pascual
Hernandez. Orden de servicios:
Domingo 2 p.m. Escuela Biblica
classes para todos.. Domingo 3:30
p.m. Adoracion y Predicacion.
Martes 7 p.m. Conociendo las
Escrituaras. Jueves 7 p.m. Clamor a
Dios-Oracion. Estan todos
bienvendios. Si no tiene una: Iglesia
donde ir, haga esta su Iglesia. En
esta Iglesia Nunca seras un estra-
no.
* Sebring Christian Church, 4514
Hammock Road, Sebring, FL
33872. .Tod Schwingel, Preacher;
Sam Wirick-Velez, Youth Minister;
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-
6676.


CHRISTIAN &
MISSIONARY ALLIANCE

* The Alliance Church of Sebring,
4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL
33875. "A friendly, family, Bible
church with a heart for missions."
Services: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;
Sunday worship service, 10:30
a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6
p.m.; and Wednesday prayer meet-
ing, 6 p.m. Ministry team consists of
the Rev. Chuck Forster, Paul Haney,
Joshua Ngunta and the Rev. Jerry
McCauley. A. welcome awaits you.
Call 382-1343.


CHRISTIAN SCIENCE

* Christian Science Church, 146
N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
Morning Worship and Sunday
School. Testimonial meetings at 4
p.m. each second and fourth
Wednesday. A free public Reading
Room, located at the church, is
open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday. The. Bible
and the Christian Science textbook,
"Science and Health with Key to the
Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy are
our only preachers. All are welcome
to come and partake of the comfort,
guidance, support and healing
found in the lesson-sermons.


CHURCH OF BRETHREN

* Church of the Brethren, 700 S.
Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.
Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.;
Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.
Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30
p.m. Interim pastor is Dr. John
Bunch. Phone 385-1597.
* Lorida Church of the Brethren
332 Palms Estates Road, Lorida
(three blocks south of U.S. 98)
Mailing address is P.O. Box 149,


Lorida, FL 33857. Phone 655-1466.
Sunday School classes for children,
youth and adults at 9:30 a.m.
Christian worship at 10:30 a.m.
Pastor, Rev. Carlos Santiago.

CHURCH OF CHRIST

* 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:
453-4692. ...
* Sebring Parkway Church of
Christ,. 3800 Sebring Parkway,
Sebring, FL 33870: 385-7443. We
would like to extend an invitation for
you and your family. to visil 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
p.m.


CHURCH OF GOD

* Living Waters Church of God,
4571 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL
33875. Sunday:. Homecoming serv-
ice, 9 a.m: Sunday school. 9:45
a.m.; prayer, 9.45 a.m.; Encounter
worship service, 10:45 a.m. and it is
bilingual; nursery at 10:45 a:m.; kids
church, 9 and 10:45 a.m. -and
evening worship, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Pastor's prayer partners,
6 a.m.; Intercessory prayer. noon;
and Bread of Life Food Pantry, 4-6
p.m. Wednesday: Fellowship meals,
5:30 p.m.; Awana Kid's' Bible Club,
6:30-8 p.m.; School of ministry,
6:30-8 p.m.; and worship team
rehearsals, 8 p.m. Thursday: Youth
night/cafe and game room, 6 p.m.
and worship, 7 p.m. Phone: 385-
8772.


CHURCH OF NAZARENE

* First Church of the Nazarene of
Avon Park, P.O. Box 1118, Avon
Park, FL 33826-1118. Sunday:
Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.
for all ages; morning worship at
10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6
p.m. Wednesday evening service is
at 7 p.m. with special services for
children and adults. Special servic-
es once a month for seniors (Prime
Time) and Ladies ministries. If you
need any more information, call
Pastor John Sluyter at 453-4851.
* 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 chil-
dren, youth and adults. Special
services once a month for seniors
(Prime Timers), and young adults
and families. Call for details at 385-
0400. Pastor Emmett Garrison.


CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN
CHRISTIAN UNION

N 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.


Naval Service facts


featured in November

SEBRING Little known facts of the United States
Naval Service that occurred during a month of November:
Nov. 1, 1978: Women first assigned to ships other
than hospital ships.
Nov. 5, 1917: Armed "yacht" Alcedo is first USN
vessel sunk in World War I.
Nov. 8, 1942: Operation Torch, invasion of French
North Africa begins.
Nov. 10, 2006: Veterans Day Parade in Sebring.
Nov. 11, 2006: Help celebrate Veterans Day.
Nov. 12, 1942: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins.
Nov. 28, 1929: LCDR Richard E. Byrd pioneers
flight over the South Pole.
Many more facts like the above are part of and dis-
played at the new Military Sea Services Museum, at the
comer of Kenilworthl Boulevard and Roseland Avenue,
from 12-4 p.m. every Wednesday through Saturday.
Also, find out about the opportunity to purchase a
"brick" to be included in the "Memory Walk" at the muse-
um. Call 382-4047 for 'more details or better yet, come
visit the museum.
Visit the museum's new Web site. Go on the Internet
and click on i t ii .uiisetasicmunun m corn.


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Florida cattle producers take environment into consideration


The beef industry is impor-
tant part of Florida's agricul-
ture. Florida has 34,799 farms
with an average acreage of 300,
totaling more than 10 million
acres of agricultural land.
Ranching and beef produc-
tion in Florida has a long histo-
ry. The first documented arrival
of cattle was in the 1500s. By
1600 there were 34 ranches in
Florida and 20,000 head of cat-
tle. Today there are 18,000 cat-
tle ranches in the state and 1.8
million head of cattle. Florida
ranks 10th in the number of
beef cows among cattle produc-
ing states in the United States.
Florida's cattle are unique.
Florida's subtropical climate
conditions present cattle pro-
ducers with the challenge of
finding breeds suited to these
environmental factors. For
example, cattle with short hair
are important in Florida
because they are more tolerant
of heat and humidity.
In the 1940s and 1950s the


Brahman breed was introduced.
This breed revolutionized the
industry because of its heat and
disease resistance. Breeders
may cross different breeds to
reproduce the outstanding traits
of each breed as well as to
increase the productivity of the
crossbred animals. As a result
of crossbreeding, many quality,
crossbred herds have been
developed in Florida utilizing
Brahman, Continental and
British breeds.
Cattle ranching in Florida is
predominantly a cow-calf oper-
ation. Weaned calves (usually 6
to 10 months old weighing 300
to 600 pounds) are shipped to
stockers or feedlots. Stockers
graze the calves until. they
weigh as much as 900 pounds,
and then market them to a feed-
lot where they are finished to
harvest weight. Florida ships
approximately 700,000 calves
each year to Texas, Oklahoma,
Kansas, Alabama and other
states.


According to lead-
ing health organiza-
tions including The
American Dietetic
Association, the
American Heart
Association and the
American Diabetes
Association, beef is
part of a well-bal-
anced diet. Beef is a
nutrient-dense pro-
tein source that pro-
vides vital nutrients
such as zinc, iron,
and five B-vitamins
needed as a part of a
healthy diet.


NEWS FROM

THE

WATERSHED

Jennifer Abbey


Zinc and iron help maintain
the immune system and deliver
oxygen to muscles. Heme iron
(the type of iron found in meat
products) is seven times more
absorbable than the non-heme
iron found in plant-based foods
and supplements. Protein builds
and maintains strong muscles
and provides stamina. B-vita-
mins keep the body going


strong by helping to
turn food into
energy.
If you aren't sure
how to select lean
beef from a meat case
or in a restaurant, just
remember this simple
tip. For the leanest
cuts, look for "loin"
or "round" in the
name, such as top sir-
loin, top loin, top
round and eye round.
For ground 'beef
choose ground round
or ground sirloin.
Providing beef for


America's tables is the ultimate
role of beef cattle, but there are
additional uses for beef by-
products. Some, examples
include insulin, gelatin, bone.
china, paint, soap, glue, paper,
piano keys. plastic, crayons.
toothpaste, film, medicine,.
detergents and candles. The
beef industry uses 99 percent of
every beef animal.


All in all, Florida's cattle
industry has a rich heritage.
Florida cattle producers are
proud of the role they play in
providing for the well-being of
their animals and, serving as
responsible stewards of the land
and resources. The cattleman is
also preserving, conserving and
building for the future. Many of
Florida's cattle ranches have
been passed down from genera-
tion to generation so the cattle-
man feels a responsibility for
conserving the legacy. heritage
and resources of the industry
for cattlemen of the future.
The information for this arti-


cle was obtained from a
brochure from the Florida Beef
Council titled "Florida's Beef
Industry." For a free copy of
this brochure, call our office at
402-6545.


Jennifer Abbey is a Natural
Resource Conservation Service
intern with the Highlands
County Soil and Water
Conse ration District. Details
on the district can be seen at
% \ \\.highlandssicd.org or
contact Abbey at
Jennifer.abbey@fl.nacdnet.net
or call 402-6545.


PLACES to


ORSHIP


EPISCOPAL

The Episcopal Church of the
Redeemer service times are 8:30
and 10 a.m. with Holy Communion
and music at each service. Cohtee
hour follows the service. Babsitting
available. Newcomers welcome.
Rector is the Rev.. Joyce Holmes.
Call 453-5664 or e-mail
redeemer1895@aol.com Web site:
redeemeravon.com.
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 arter 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 informaiinon .
St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal.
C_ hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake
Placid. FL 33852. FPRo4d:YW"46S-5"
Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, Rector.
Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:
Holy Communion with Healing
Service, 6.15 p.m. Child care avail-
* able at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Sunday service.


GRACE BRETHREN

Grace Brethren Church. 3626
Thunderbird Road, Sebring.-Sunday
morning activities: Kid City
Children's Ministries, 9 a.m. to'noon;
first church service, 9-10:15 a.m.;
drinks, doughnuts and fellowship
under the tent, 10:15-10:45 a.m.
and second church service, 10:45
a.m. to noon. Sunday evening serv-
ice, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday evening
activities, 7-8: ,"Crave" Youth
Ministry, adult Bible fellowship and;
prayer circles. Kid City Preschool
Day Care is from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday. It is for
nursery age through fifth grade. For
preregistration, call 385-3111. Dr.
Randall Smith, senior pastor, the
Rev. Vince Lohnes, associate pas-
tor; the Rev. Ralph. Wiley, senior
adults pastor; and. Matt Wheelock,
pastoral assistant. Phone 835-0869.


INTERDENOMINATIONAL

Spirit of Life Ministries
International, an interdenomina-
tional lull-gospel ministry, 4011 U.S.
27 South, Sebring. across from the
Sebring Diner and behind Sonshine
Medical and Surgical Supplies.
Pastors, Jim and Helen Todd.
Phone: 214-6133. Sunday service,
10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday at
7 p.m. Second Saturday of each
Month is singles night. Call 414-
0986 for details. Thrift shop opens
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday,
Friday and Saturday. Visit our Web
site: www.spir itoflifeintl.org. "Where
the future is as bright as the promis-
es of God."
N 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.


JEWISH

* 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. Womeh'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, lay leader, 385-1925, or
the office at 382-7744.7

LUTHERAN

* Atonement Lutheran Church
(ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive..
Sebring. The Rev. Dr. Jack
Biemiller, interim pastor. Dr. Robert
Fritz, organist. Holy Eucharisl at
9:30 a.m.; Parish Choir at 6:45 p.m..
Wednesday. Mary,Manrhia Circle
meets at nooni irsl Tuesday tor
lunch; and Lutheran Men meet at 6
p.m. third Monday. Phone 385-
0797.
* Christ Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod, Sunday services
are al 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 7 p.m. The',
pastor is Scott MvlcLean. Phone-.
471-2663... .
* Faith Lutheran Church LCMS,
2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring.
Church phone: 385-7848, Faith's
Closet phone: 385-2782. Gary
Kindle, Pastor; Lea Ann Curry,
Parish Nurse. Worship services: 8
a.m. Sunday; Sunday School for
children and adult Bible classes is
9:15 a.m.; and Praise worship.serv-
ice, 10:30 a.m. Sunday Youth group
meets at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Communion is served the first and
third and fifth Sunday of the month.
Sunday worship service is broad-
cast on WITS 1340 AM at 8 a.m.
each Sunday. Educational opportu-
nities include weekly adult Bible
studies. Special worship services
are on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas
Eve, New Year's Eve and Easter.
Midweek services are during Advent
and Lent. Faith's Closet Resale
Shop is open to the community from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through.
Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
All.are warmly welcome in the fami-
ly 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-
1163.
* New Life Evangelical Lutheran
Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a
Congregation of the Evangelical
Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship
with the Wisconsin Evangelical
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-
5793.
* Resurrection Lutheran Church
- ELCA, 324 East Main Street, Avon
Park. Pastor: Rev. John C.
Grodzinski.- Sunday school is at
9:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m. and
10:30 a.m. Sunday (October
through May 6). Coffee and fellow-
ship hour follow the service.
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; and
Noel Johnson, youth and family
life.Pastor Norris will officiate at the
8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Communion
Services. Worship schedule for
November through Easter: Worship
service 8 and 11 a.m.; Communion
services, first and third Sundays;
(Children's Church, 11 a.m. only);
and Education' Hour, 9:30 a.m.
Worship schedule for summer
through fall: Worship service, 9
a.m.; Communion services, first and
third Sundays; Education Hour


10:30 a.m. Additional services: Lent.
and Advent season, 6 p.m.; 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.; Tnanksgiving 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'r 8:15 a.m to 2-30 p.m
Monday trnrough Friday. License'
C14H10020: Susan Norris, director.


NON-DENOMINATIONAL

* Bible Fellowship Church, 3750
Hammock Road, Sebring. Sunday:.
First Worship Service and Sunday
School, 9 a.m.; Second ,Worship
'Service and Sunday School, 10:45
a.m. A nursery is provided for chil-
dren up to 2 years old. Evening:
Juiiipyr and. nerir,Ygtlh, 5:06 p.m.,
and,, evening, service, .6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Friends (ages 3 years.
to hlfn grade), 6:15 p.m. and adult
Bible studies, 6:30 pm.. Dr. Eugene
Benglson, pastor: Todd Patterson,
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., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off
County Road 17 on Simpson
Avenue. Sunday service is at 10
a.m. A nursery and children's church
-are provided. The church is part of
Christian International Ministries
Network, a full gospel, non-denomi-
national ministry.-Linda M. Downing,
minister: Phone, 314-9195. lihdad
owning@hotmail.com. Casey L.
Downing; associate minister:
Phone,' 385-8171,
caseydowning@hotmail.com. Web
site is www.christiantraining.us.
* 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
www.highlandscommunity.com.
* 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 It is bilingual.
Pastor Candi Garcia, 471-6893.
* 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,
Christian Bookstore, Prayer Ministry
and Spiritual Counseling also avail-
able. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior
minister. For information, call 471-
1122.
N Visions Christian Community
Church, 105 Jim Rodgers Ave.,
Avon Park (in the historical build-


ing). Pastor is Alvin Conner. Sunday
worship, 11:15 a.m. Wednesday -
Youth Cultural Arts Ministry. 5:30
p.m.; Youth Bible Study, 7 p.m.; and
Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m. Holy
Communion is fi-sl Sunday of each
month. Youth -ministry is fourth
Sunday. Women's Ministry is fifth
Sunday. "Where there is no vision
my people perish."
* The Way Church meets at Dee's
Place, 128 N. Ridgewood Drive,
Sebring. Time schedule for Sunday
is refreshments and feiiowship at 9
a.m., Sunday school at 9.30 a m.
and worship service at 10:30 a.m.
The Way is a church family who
gathers for contemporary worship,
teaching of God's Word, prayer and
fellowship. Come early and 'stay
after for fellowship time. Child care
and children's church are provided.
Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.
bux@strato.ner. The Way A place
for you. Phone- 381-6190;
www. TheWayChurch. org.


PRESBYTERIAN

* 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:
www cpcsebnng.org. Rev. W.
Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office.hours:
8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through
Thursday
* First Presbyterian Church ARP,
215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on
LaGrandet, Avon.Park, FL 33825.
Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert
Johnson is the pastor. Fellowship
time, 9 'a.m.; Sunday School. 9:30
a.m., Adult Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.:.
Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.;
Children's Church, 10:45 a.m.; and
Women's Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.
Other weekly activities: Wednesday
Prayer, 9:30 a.m.; Pastor's Bible
study, 10:30 a.m.; First Wednesday
lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Circles: Second
Tuesday, 1 and 7:30 p.m. and sec-
ond Wednesday, 1 p.m.; Potluck
dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; and
choir practice, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday. Be a part of a warm,
caring church family with traditional
services, following biblical truth.
* First Presbyterian Church, ARP,
319 Poinsettia Ave.,. Sebring, FL
33870. 385-0107. Sunday School,
all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship
Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Senior
High Youth Group (teens). 6:30-8:15
p.rh. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study,
10:30 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-
tor. Tracey A. Bressette, director of
Christian education.
* First Presbyterian Church, ARP
118 North Oak Ave., 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 is at 8:30
and 11 a.m.; and contemporary wor-
ship is at 10:45 a.m. in Friendship
Hall. A variety of Sunday school
classes for adults and children are
at 9:30 a.m. Call the church office
for more information about the
classes offered. Nursery' is provided
for babies and toddlers; while, young
children up to second grade have a
special Children's Church offered
during the worship service to help
them grow in their spiritual knowl-
edge.
* Spring Lake Presbyterian
Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98,
Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School,
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 Ihrough
April. Presbyterian Women meet at
10 a.m. the third Thursday ol the
month. Pastor: The Rev. Kalhryn
Treadway. Organist: Richard Wedig.
Choir Director: Suzan Wedig.
Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail,
slpc@tnni.net. Web site,
tnnp. sipc presbychurch.org.


SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

* 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: 9-11
a.m. every second Thursday of Ihe
month Paslor Gregg Aguirre.
* Walker Memorial Seventh-day
Adventist Church, 1410 West
Avon Blvd., Avon Park. Phone: 453-
6641 or e-mail: wmc@slrato.net.
Saturday morning worship service is
at 11 a.m.; Sabbalh School, 9:30.
a.m.; Adventist Youth in Action
(AYA), 4 p.m. and 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
grades.


THE CHURCH OF LATTER
DAY SAINTS

N The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix
Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Phone:
382-9092. Dale Bargar, bishop;
Robert Guris, first counselor; and
Butler Tyler, second counselor.
Family History Center: 382-1822.
Sunday services: Sacrament meet-
ing, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine,
11:20 a.m. to noon; and
Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1
p.m. Youth activities from 7-8:20
p.m. Wednesday: 11-year-old
Scouts, 7-8:20 p.m. first and third
Wednesday; and activity days for 8-
11 year old girls from 7-8:20 p.m.
second and fourth Wednesday.


THE SALVATION ARMY


* The Salvation Army Center
for Worship. Sunday: Sunday
School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meet-
ing, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting
and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Prayer,
6:30 p.m.; and 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
www.salvationarmysebring.com or
call Captain' Mary Holmes at 385-
7548, ext. 110.


UNITED METHODIST

* 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-
come.
* First United Methodist Church,
105 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.


The Rev. Ron Daniels, 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. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday
worship service is' broadcast over
WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a
nursery available at all services.
Memorial United Methodist
Church,. 500 Kent Ave., Lake
Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev.
Douglas S. Pareti, senior pastor.
Claude H.L. Burnett. pastoral assis-
tant. Sunday schedule: Heritage
worship service at 8:30 a.m.;
Sunday school for all ages at 9:30
a.m.: Celebration worship service at
10:45 a.m.; Youth fellowship for
sixth through 12th graders at 5-7
p.m.; Bible fellowship class al 6
p.m.: and modern worship experi-
ence at 7 p.m. Nursery care provid- .
ed every Sunday morning. We offer
Christ-centered Sunday school
classes, youth programs. Bible stud-
ies, book studies and Christian tel-
lowship. For more details, call the
church office at 465-2422 or go to
the Web site at wLvw.memori-
alumc.com.
St. John United Methodist
Church, 3214. Grand Prix Drive.
Sebring, FL 33872; Sebring Country
Estates. The Rev. Ronald
DeGenaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday
School, 9:15 a.m.: Sunday Morning
Worship. 8 a.m. (November-April)
and 10:30 a.m. (all year). Hispanic
worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Sunday school classes are for all
ages, both English and Hispanic.
Phone 382-1736.
Spring Lake United Methodist
;Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane,
Sebring. The Rev. Dale Schanely,
Pastor. Sunday Morning 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.


UNITED CHURCH
OF CHRIST

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
CHURCH

Union Congregational Church,
106 North Butler Ave., Avon Park,
FL 33825; 453-3345. Pastor: The
Rev. Bill Breylinger. Sunday servic-
es are at 7:45 a.m. at the Historic
Church, 101 Jim Rodgers Ave.; 9
a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Millennium
Church, 106 North Butler Ave.
Sunday school: 9 a.m. Bible study: 5
p.m. Wednesday worship service: 6
p.m.


VINEYARD

Heartland Vineyard, 2523 U.S.
27 South, (just past the Wild Turkey
Tavern) Avon Park. Contemporary
Worship is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
Children's Church and
Preschool/Nursery provided
Sunday. Pastor, Gerry Woltman.
Telephone: 453-9800. Casual, con-
temporary and Christ-centered.


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6C News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


Creating a topiary from scratch


A topiary is a tree or shrub that has
been lovingly trimmed and trained into
an unnatural ornamental shape, such as a
ball, square, or other geometric forms -
sometimes taking several years to form
depending on how elaborate the design
is. Rosemary, thyme, and yew are com-
mon plants used to create topiaries.
Lets get started.
To get started, clip a sprig of rosemary
off an existing plant and strip its leaves
off the bottom. Dip the bare end of the
rosemary sprig in some rooting hormone
and plant in a well drained potting soil
mix. It's a good idea to create a tent from


C .:.Lu.-., pr...'.
Lake Wales Art Show chairman Betsy Stockdill thanks Citizens Bank and Trust President Greg Littleton
for his support in the 36th annual show slated for March.



Citizens Bank and Trust



shows passion for art


SEAS


a piece of cellophane or plastic over the
top of the plant to keep the hunmidit..,
(Baggies works well, use a rubber band to hold it
in place.) In a couple of months the sprig \\ill
root. As the plant gro%; s, tie the stem to a stake to
keep it straight.
Training the plant.
Once the plant has reached the height ofabout
2 1/2 feet, decide \\here Nou % ant the ball to start
and cut off the top of the plant between two new
shoots. The plant will eventually gro\ into a ball
from these io sprigs. The next step %, ill feel rad-
ical: Remote eter\ bit of grow th this means
all stem up to I or 2 inches belowt \%here \ou
made Nour first cut This \\ ill force all the energy\
to go to the top of the plant \ here \on vant the
ball to form. Remember to keep the steml of the
plant stripped of an\ growth. A-, the plant grov.s
and begins to form a ball \ou can help the process
along b\ pinching back the tips ot the branches.
This \till force them to double out and form tv.o


new sprigs the way the original stem did.
With little effort, time and patience in
just two or three years you'lll ha\e a
beautiful topiary. (These are tips from
Michael Weishan.)
Caring for our rosemary topiary.
Caring for some rosemary topiaries
can be a challenge. There are many dif-
ferent styles of topiarN available. from
conical ball shapes to outlines o hoops.
VING hearts, etc. the dense conical shapes are
;ON the most difficult to keep alive The
__ close slipping of the outer branches and
Cole the size and density of the plant com-
- pared with the size of the pot makes
viatering a mess. and difficult job
Think of transplanting this r. pe of topi-
ar\ into a slightly larger pot to improve its sur-
%I al rate.
Dense ball shapes, whether single or multiple.
are slightly easier to after Open designs also
allo'\ easier watering.
If the root ball or soil seems dry, place the con-
tainer in a sink filled with enough water to come
halfkwa\ up the pot. After a few\ minutes, allow it
to drain thoroughlN before placing in its final
position.
RosemarN requires good sunlight. relatively.
lo<\ and cool \. inter location. Keep the topiary
%well trimmed so that side branches do not
obscure the outline. use the trimming from the
plant in the kitchen.

.Ailia R. Colt\ is a Alaster Gardener affiliated
Sith die U L'tirstr' of Flotda 's Institute ot Food
amul .A iculurail Sciences


Bank again

becomes major

sponsor of 36th

Annual Lake

Wales Art Show
LAKE W.-ALES Citizens
Bank and Trust has been pas-
sionate about its support of the
arts in Lake Wales and Polk
Counts. so it is no surprise it
has decided to continue as the
major sponsor of the 200' Lake
Wales Art Shos.
This critically acclaimed
event, held annually> on the
shores of Lake Wadles, ill take
place on March 24th and 25th.
"We are delighted to be able
to continue as the major spon--.
sorofthis important extent. The.
Lake \\ales Art Shot\ brings
visitorss and participants from
all oser the Urites States and
abroad to our community."
Greg Littleton. president of
Citizens Bank and Trust, said.
The shot was expanded last
year, \with great success., to a
two-day event. It is a unique
experience that allows visitorss
to see exraordmnarN examples
of fine original armork. \while
strolling along the National
Audubon birding trail under a
canopy of oak and sk\. set
against the backdrop of beauti-


ful Lake \\ailes.
Bets> Stockdtll. 200(7 art
shorw chairman, is thrilled to
hate Citizens Bank and Trust
continue their support of the
show. "In addition to the finan-
cial support the\ pro\ ide, man\
of their employees are on-site
helping w ith visitor hospitality.
Their customer service expert-
ise is invaluable to the success
of our sho5t."
"As the sho.w grows and
chances., se ha\e found nest
opportunities for corporate and
individual sponsors to become
insol\ed in the show,." Lisa
Barranco Murph%. art shows\ co-
chairperson,. said. Art sho\\
sponsorships help to provide
prizes. hospitality\ throughout
the event to artists and visitors ,
children's activities, musical
-.entertainment-as %sell as under-
.\riting basic necessities such
as tent rental and grounds keep-
ing. Lisa added. "We have
man\ levels of sponsorship for
anyone that should like to
become involved in the showw."
Corporations or individuals
interested in becoming spon-
sors should call the Art Center
at (863i 676-8426.
Ever\ sear the Lake Wales
Art Shos\ brings to the commu-
nit\. fine art paintings of
acrNiic. oil and watercolor r as
%well as sculpture, photograph).
superb basket. wsood. potterN.
.lass. je%\elr\. ceramics and


more. This rich offering of
media. subject matter and st[,le
has price points for ever. leel
of collector. The show offers
twio daNs of entertainment the
%\hole family -t ill enjoN All are
invited. There is no admission
fee and no charge for parking.
The Lake Wales Art Shosw.
March 24 and 25. w ill be on the
shores of Lake Wailes.
The Lake Wales Arts Center
is a treasure trove of visual art
and music located in the charm-
ing historic building at the cor-
ner of State Road 61 and llth
Street in Lake Wales. The Lake
Wales Arts Center is ow ned and
operated bh the Lake \Wales
Arts Council and offers a ear-
round %ariei\ of classes, con-
certs and exhibitions in a state-
of-the-arts gallery
The Lake Wales Arts Center
is open to the public from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday though
Friday June 1 to Aug. 31. The
Arts Center is also open fiorn
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday from 1-4 p.m. from
Sept. I to Ma. 31 There is no
admission fee.
Visitors may enjo\ the cur-
rent exhibit in the Michael
Crews Gallery, the Permanent
Collection throughout the
building and the historic.
Spanish mission-style building.
formirerl the Hol\ Spirit
Catholic Church built in 1927.


Toemmes artwork featured


LAKE PLACID The
crafter of the month at the
Caladium Art and Crafts
Cooperative for November is
Pat Toemmes.
Toemmes has lited in
Highlands CountN full time
since 1997 She was born and
raised in Miami and spent most
of her life in Dade Count>. She
is retired from Florida
Transportation Credit Union.
Toemmes has been sewing
since she was a little girl and


got into crafting %with friends
when the\ had a Christmas
Open House e\erN sear. She
enjo\s crafting and is always
lookingm for nesw projects. In the
Caladium Arts and Crafts
Cooperative. people can see
some of her beautiful work. She
makes dolls. kitchen items. \ar-
ious Christmas ornaments and
much more.
Come b\ the Caladium Arts
and Crafts Store and see her
work display ed. And \while you


are there browse around the
beautiful showroom and check
out the many classes that are
offered.
The Caladium Arts and
Crafts Cooperatise is at 132
East Interlake Blid.. across
from Stuart Park.


Special Thanksgiving Day carillon


concerts scheduled at Bok Tower


LAKE WALESS Historic
Bok Sanctuiar. till celebrate
Thanksgiving Day on
ThursdaN, No\. 23. with special
carillon concerts at I and 3 p.m.
The majestic Singing Totter
% ill feature music that evokes a
mood of thanksgiving and
reflection. including "\We
Gather Together." "No\w Thank
We All Our God." "More Lo\e"
and "All Creatures of Our God
and King." The concerts will
feature a state-of-the-art digital
recording of a li\e performance
b\ Milford M\hre. the sanctu-
ar.'s carillonneur emeritus.
pla ing the famous B, k
Singing Tower caitllon.
In 1429. founded Ed.ward W.
Bok presented the sanctuary, as
a cift for the visitationn of the
American people. From humble
beginnings. Bok's determina-
tion and hard %work led to his
becoming a highly successful
publisher. Pulitzer Prize-w in-
ning author, respected humani-
taiian and an advocate of world
peace and the environment. He
spent his lifetime fulfilling his
grandmother's words. "'Make
\ou the world a bit better or
more beautiful because you
ha\e lived in it." and those
swords continue to be the mis-
sion of the sanctuary toda\.
The Education and Visitor
Center, Carillon Cafe and
Tow er & Garden Gift Shop %\ill
be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.rm.
Guests can enjoy the da\ and
bring a picnic while listening to
the performance. For more
information call 1863) 676-
1408 or Slt I\'\L'L.bo'ksa ui cI-
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Christmas bazaar preparations


Demler performs in Lake Wales


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Courtesy photo
The Lake Placid Ladies of the Elks will be hosting its annual Christmas bazaar and bake sale from
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The event will be at the Elks Lodge, 200 County Road 621 East,
Lake Placid (behind Winn Dixie). There will be a variety of Christmas crafts made by the mem-
bers, cookies by the pound, home baked goods and famous apple dumplings. There will be door
prizes every hour and the snack bar will be open. For additional information contact the lodge at
465-2661.




'Sounds of the Season' set for


to Warner Southern College


BABSON PARK The
Warner Southern College
Department of Fine Arts
announces that plans are final-
ized and preparation is under-
,way for the annual Christmas
Concert.
"Sounds of the Season" will
be presented in the Turner
Athletic Center on the west
campus of Warner Southern
College at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec.
1; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday,
Dec. 2; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec.
3. This Christmas celebration of
choral music is under the direc-
tion of Dr. Steven Darr; chair-
man of the Department of Fine
Arts at Warner Southern
College.
At "Sounds of the Season"
4i the Turner Athletic Center is
i transformed into a county win-
ter wonderland with poinsettias,
: an iced pond with ice skaters, a
stable and lots of Christmas
trees, nearly 200. Darr has put
together various song group-
ings that include favorite
Christmas hymns, light-hearted
Christmas songs and selections
from the great holiday classic,
"The Messiah."
Accompaniment will be sup-
.1 ported by a professional string
quartet including Michael
Lawson, Laura Lawson, Laura
'' Greenburg and K.C. Davidson;
, Brian Chance, trumpet; and
" Bryan Johnson, tympani as well
as some sound trax orchestra-
.tions.
The 50-voice Warner
Southern College Concert
' Choir will be the core group of
singers for this concert. This
choral ensemble is made up of
students from the college seen
in both traditional choir robes

AARP Driver Safety
Program slated
AARP, Driver Safety
Program will be offered at the
following locations during
November:
First Presbyterian Church
fellowship hall, 319 Poinsettia
Ave., near downtown Sebring,
from 12;30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday, Nov.
8-9. Call Arlyn Fisher at 314-
0421 for details.
Lake Placid Elks Lodge
clubhouse,. 200 County Road.
621, Lake Placid, from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday,
Nov. 20-21. Call J.P. Plunkett
at 465-4475 for details.
I I First Presbyterian Church
fellowship hall, 319 Poinsettia
Ave., near downtown Sebring
from 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday, Nov.
29-30. Call Jack Felde at 471-
0557 for details.
0 The cost of the course is
payable to AARP at time of
registration. Any licensed driv-
er is eligible to take the course.
Those older than 55 who quali-
fy, may receive a discount on
their auto insurance.
With your
help, MDA
is building ( TRan
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without
neuromuscular
diseases.


as well as red and green holiday
clothes.
Warner Southern College is
proud to have appearances by
several music major graduates.
This will be a time of present
students working % ith past stu-
dents, all sharing their talents to
create the annual Christmas
presentation, "Sounds of the
Season,"
A favorite segment of the
program is the nativity proces-
sional. This segment portrays
not only the shepherds and
Wisemen coming to honor the
Christ Child, but the townspeo-
ple bringing "gifts" to honor
Him as well.
Be sure to put this date on
your calendar today. This per-
formance of holiday music 4is
designed with the entire family
in mind and is a great way to
begin one's holiday season.
Tickets are available now at
the music department at Warner
Southern College for $4 each.
Tickets may also be purchased
by writing: "Sounds of the
Season," Warner Southern
College, 13895 U.S. 27, Lake
Wales, FL 33859 and enclosing


a check for $4 per seat, desired
performance choice, a second
choice, a phone number and a
self-addressed, legal size.
stamped envelope.


LAKE WALES -
Nationally known baritone
James Demler will perform at
the Lake Wales Arts Center At 8
p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18.
Demler is back by popular
demand after his spring per-
formance of .Elijah with the
Lake Wales 'Chorale. Demler
first gained international atten-
tion at Houston Grand Opera
where he appeared as
Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte,
De Bretigny in Manon and
Peter in Hansel and Gretel, and
with the Houston Symphony,
with whom he sang the. role of
the Maestro in Salieri's rarely
performed "Prima la music,
poi le parole."
Demler has performed on
stage across America and
received critical acclaim with
the Arizona Opera as Count
Almaviva in "Le Nozze di
Figaro." He has sung the role of
Falke in "Die Fledermaus' with
Opera Theater, Rochester the
Workman in Daron Hagen's
opera "Shining Brow with
Madison Opera.". He has a
bachelor of music degree from
the University of New Mexico,
a master of music degree in
vocal performance from the
University of Arizona, and a
Performer's Certificate from
the Eastman School of Music.
He completed his training with
the Houston Grand Opera
Studio., .
He made his Carnegie Hall
debut with Eve Queler and the
Opera Orchestra of New York.
He appeared ,as Dikson in
Boieldieu'S La Dame Blanche.


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*( Infants Children Adolescents
Jifants, Cfitwre, Ado&esc~snas
Office Hours: Mon. Fri. 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 a.m. 12 Noon Avon Park Only
Rajeswari Sonni, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Navin Deshpande, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Parmjit Gill, M.D., F.A.A.P. S I
Praveen Krishnadas, M.D., F.A.A.P. T E
Apurba Manik, M.D., F.A.A.P. *I
Vishakha Nakhate, M.D., F.A.A.P. D ER
Anavatti Roghuveera, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Mercy L. Seralde, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Tricia Ahner, P.A.-C.
Amy Grimes, P.A.-C. Se Habla Espatol
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and returned to
that prestigious
venue with the '
New England
Symphonic
Ensemble / ,
under the
direction of
John Rutter in DEMLER
Bach s
Magnificat and the Faure
Requiem, and with conductor
Solveig Holmquist in Puccini's
Messa di Gloria. Other appear-
ances in New York have includ-,
ed the role of Top in The Tender
Land at the Kaye Playhouse
conducted by 'Cal Stewart
Kellogg, and, this past fall, two
concerts with the Juipiter
Chamber Players, singing : a
French program and the
Brahms Liebeslieder Walzer.


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863-471-1122
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friends, where your family's needs are met? We're creating
that place at Unity of Sebring. You can come as you are and
find encouragement, no matter where you come from, what
you're facing, or where you are on your spiritual journey.
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there's s place just for you!


Introducing

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Internal Medicine/Gastro l gist
-0,


Heartland Gastroerterolog, Center is pleased
to welcome Dr. SedatT Ekici to its family of
physicians and staff.

SedatT Ekici, MD, is board certified in Internal
Medicine and specializes in Gastroenterology with
a special interest in Hepatitis C. Dr. Ekici began his
Internal Medicine residency at Long Island College
Hospital in Brooklyn, NewYork, in 1999. A member
of the American Gastroenterology Association,
he completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at
that same institution. Dr. Ekici is fluent in both
French and Turkish and has Intermediate Spanish
language skills. Heartland Gastroenterology Center
is pleased to welcome Dr SedatT Ekici to its
family of physicians and staff.

Located at:
Heartland Gastroenterology Center
4421 Sun N Lake Blvd: Suite B I Sebring, FL 33872
and
1352 US-27 North I Lake Placid, FL 33852

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: Demler will be singing an
aria from Le Nozze di Figaro by
Mozart; two Venetianisches
Lieder by Robert Schumann;
Blue Mountain Ballads by Paul
Bowles and other special selec-
tions. The Lake Wales Arts
Council is proud to present a
vocalist of this caliber for the
.,community. This concert is
generously sponsored by
Frances D. Updike and Mary
Blohm. Tickets are $15 for Arts
Council members and $20 for
all others. Children under 18
and college students with a
valid identification are $4. For
more information or informa-
tion on any other program or
event at the Arts Center, call
(863) 676-8426 or go on the
Web at www.lakewalesartscen-
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8C News-Sun, Sunday, November 5, 2006


ANIMALS
Continued from IC
delivered than he was in the
wai.n. human hand that was
attached to it."

Dealing with an
epidemic
The refuge pro ides sanctu-
ary to black bears, several
species of primates, bats. birds.
tigers, cougars, wsolves and
even tortoises. but space and
resources are limited
"We turn awash hundreds of
animals that people purchase
before they find out w hat
they're in for. We just don't
have the space or funds to take
them all. If it wasn't for public
donations. volunteer w workers
and a steady supply of fresh
fruits and vegetables from
Kash "N Karrm and Alberstons'
%\e should have a really hard
time pro iding these animals
with homes."
The Stoners and their two
daughters Sarah. 17. and
Ashle., IS. started the refuge
in 1998 with three 1\nx, and a
2-year-old tiger named Zulu.
The\ began paying vetennari-
an bills for Zulu %when he wv.as


3 months old, and now at age
9. he is an established resident
at the refuge for as long as he
Bi es.
Several of the other animals
came from the now defunct
Sarasoia/Bradenton Children's
Zoo. which ceased operation in
1999. In less than 24 hours, the
Stoners found themselves in
possession of more than a hun-
dred of these animals that %were
sickly and desperate for care
and shelter.
The most recent addition to
the refuge is an American
black bear named B-Bear. who
was confiscated b\ authorities
from the back .ard of indis idu-
als who kept him in horrific
conditions for seven years. He
lied in a small, filth) pen his
entire life. He is declawed and
his teeth are broken and
painful. B-Bear is currently in
quarantine, but w ill eventually
be housed %with MNoll\ and
Dolls, two other rescued bears.
in a large. comfortable enclo-
sure
The refuge costs roughly
$350.000 a \ear to operate:
funds that come entirely from
donations and from the
Stoner's ow% n pockets.
The Peace Rijer Refuge and
Ranch is a member of The


World Society for the
Protection of Animals and is
accredited by the American
Sanctuary Association. Horses
that are housed at the refuge
are available for adoption for a
modest placement fee and the
refuge is always seeking dona-
tions of needed foods, enrich-
ment materials and volunteer
labor hours.
Another \way to help sanctu-
arnes such as The Peace River
Refuge and Ranch, is to refrain
from purchasing wild animals
as pets. One of the most funda-
mental responsibilities of
remo ing a wild animal from
its natural habitat and holding
it in captivitN is to be prepared
to offer that animal an
enriched, natural life. complete
`with virtually unlimited phisi-
cal freedom, and an opportuni-
t3 to mate and li\e out its life
as narurallv so possible. Since
most roadside zoos and pet
owners do not possess the
resources to provide such an
en% ironment, it's in the ani-
mals best interest to lea\e it in
its native habitat.
Guided tours of the refuge
are available b% appointment.
The Stoners can be contacted
at 1863) 735-0804 or visit their
Web site at ii un.p aceriver-
ir'- ge.ori .


I Atercoing o rfug


A rescued horse named Birdie, immediately after arriving at the Birdie as he looked when he was adopted out to a new owner. Horses
refuge are available for adoption at the refuge for a placement fee.


Lisa Stoner. caregiver at The Peace Riser Refuge and Ranch in
Zolfo Spring. unloads a "to'" for B-Bear.


he Iorida Hospital

diabetess Center

presents



.. Diabetes



Health Festival



Sunday, November 19th

1:00pm 4:00pm


Florida Hospital, Sebring



Professional Speakers on Diabetes

Health Screenings

Product Samples

Exhibits
Diabetes Education Resources


Call the Diabetes Center

for more information

402-0177


FLORIDA HOSPIT1

Heartland Division


Befrecoingtoreug


Free
Admission


Door
Prizes


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ZSpiorts


NFL Insider
All the ne\\ s and previews
for this week's games
Page 3D


SECTION D SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 5. 2006


High School Football: Week 11


Blue Streaks' A.C.


chills Tornadoes

Senior throws for two TDs. runs for another
as Blue Streaks have best finish since 1999


The

Sideline
SCORES AND MORE

F.Y.I.
Sebring's Wolfe takes
third place at state
Sebring sophomore
Megan Wolfe swam to a
solid third-place finish in
the girls 50-yard freestyle at
the Class 2A state meet at
the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic
Complex on Thursday.
Wolfe finished in a school-
record 24.75 seconds.
which was .54 seconds
behind winner Marga
Anderson o0 Plant High
School. Sebring teammate
Leeza Freeland finished
20th in the 100 butterfly
preliminaries.


What's Inside


STARKE Having little
time to prepare and a long
time sitting on the bus didn't


seem to slo%% dow n the
Blue Streaks FridaN
night as the%, rolled to a
'28-10 \\in o er
Bradford to finish oer
.500 lor the first time
since 1999.
Because ot
NMonda.N 's district
tiebreaker. the Streaks
had just to da',s of
practice to get read%,
for the same and \\ent


Sebring quarterback L.C. \\ilson Ihrew for Io touchdom ns and ran
for another to lead Sebring to a %in Friday night in Starke.


Texas Time
Texas Speedway has come a
long way since debut
Page 6D

Moving up
Soccer could be American
sport, with some help
Page 4D


On Deck
MONDAY
Girls Basketball
Avon Park at Clewiston, 6
p.m. JV, 7:30 varsity
Girls Soccer
Sebring at LaBelle, 6 p.m.
JV, 7:30 varsity

TUESDAY
Girls Basketball
Frostproof vs. Hardee 16
p.m.), Sebring vs. LaBelle
(7:30) in Tipoff Classic at
Sebring
Boys Soccer
Avon Park at Braden River,
7:30 p.m. varsity; Hardee
at Sebring 7:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer
Avon Park at Braden River,
6 p.m. varsity: Hardee at
Sebring, 6 p.m


History Lesson
5 Years Ago
Nov. 4, 2001: In what
could only be described as
an ugly football game,
Avon Park and Sebring
combined for 31 penalties
and nine turnovers, includ-
ing three in a six-play span
in the second quarter. The
Red Devils went on to win
34-20 in the 80th meeting
between the two rivals. The
Streaks' mistakes hurt the
worst as Sebring gave
away three fumbles and
two interceptions and the
Red Devils jumped out to a
20-0 lead they would never
relinquish.


Trivia Time
After winning his first gold
glove award on Friday, St.
Louis Cardinals first base-
Q man Albert Pujols
became only the sec-
ond player in history
to win a World
Series, hit over 40 home.
runs and win a gold glove
in the same year. Who was
the first player to do so?
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for another one to spark
Sebring's 423-yard offensive
output.
The w in lives the Streaks a


Sebring

28
Bradford

10
Up Next
Host Pol. Prep
Ot N in
Firemen Bo.'I
on Suhd,.,


into the contest v. without e% en
having seen film on the
Tornadoes.
It didn't matter. Senior
quarterback A.C. \\ilson
threw for two scores and tan


6-4 record for the sea-
son, "which coach Jared
Hamlin said w\as what
the team was thinking
about on the long drine
north FridaN.
"That was our goal
coming into tonight.
making sure "e were
6-4." he said. "The
kids performed well.
I'm proud of them."
The Streaks


marched dow n to score on the
opening drite of the game.
going SI yards in 11 plays
before T J. Williams scored

See CHILLS, page 5D


LaBelle backs run over Dragons


By MARCUS WILKINS
S 1,..rl ifri ,
LABELLE Another
speed. running back tandenm
cleaved their \wai through the
Lake Placid defense Fnda'
night,. ending a frustrating 3-"
season tor the Green Dragons
with a 35-14-1 los to Labelle.
Cow .bo\ s' runninIg back
Gabriel Puente's first two car-
ries yieldedd 133 yards and tA o
touchdown ns. pushing his sea-
son rushing totjl o\er I.il11
yards. Puente w\as joined in
the 1.000-\ard club in the sec-
ond quarter
SaBellCe ,.hen a 12-iarid
35 gain pushed
LaBelle fullback
Lake Pladdci Andrew\ To ijr
1 past the nmile-
14 stone.
Lake Placid
coach Sha% Maddo\ knew\ he
w'as in for a long night after
La.Belle's first plaN from
scrimnnmate. The Cow. boy,;
started the came fiom the 37-
yard line. %. here quarterback
Caleb Jordan turned, handed
the ball to Puente and watched
him run 63 yards to the end
zone.
An incredulous Maddo\
could onl1 shake InI head.
-"We didn't touch one per-
son!" Maddo\ shouted to\v.ird
hi: assistant coaches.
LaBelle's superior team
speed flattened Lake Placid
until a halftime gut-check
brought OLut the fight in the
Dratgons Grinding av.a\ ith
the running game and taking


MARCIS WILKiNS.Nev :.Surn
Lake Placid quarterback Conlin \eley looks for an open receiver as LaBelle's Ben Dale) closes in
Friday\ night. Veley thre" a pair of Iouchdon passes for the Dragons.


advantage ot a great kick
return by Ro\tre Hill. quarter-
back Conlin \ele. put togethlei
anr impressed c drile to start the
secoiid half.
A Co\.bo\ olfsides penalty
and a relentless effort b\ Lake
Placid running back Stephen
Gist moved the ball do\\wn


inside the 9. i here Veley
found John Hubbert in the end
zone to put the Dragons on the
board. down 21-'".
The good feeling on the
sideline was to be ,zhort-lied.
More Tot'. r and Puente pushed
the Dragons' defense back on .
dir.e that started at the LaBelle


42. Seven plays later, the
Cowboys had built a 28-7 lead
on Puente's third touchdown
of the night, his last of the reg-
ular season.
The silver lining of the night
was that the Dragons' final

See DRAGONS. page 4D


NEWS-SUN + SEBRING. FLA.

Golf

Birdie putt

proves to be

difference in

Gala tourney

SEBRING It's rare %when
a golf team can look back and
tell exactly which shot made
the difference. One \\inning
team in the Florida Hospital
Gala Golf Tournament Friday
at Sun "N Lake could do exact-
ly that. ho\e\er.
The foursome of Tom
McClurg, Mike Brovwning.
Robert Freeland and Curtis
Donovan won the champi-
onship flight on the Deer Run
course %ia a match of cards
after shooting a 12-under 60 in
the scramble, and it %\as the
eighth hole the No. I handi-
cap hole that was the ke\.
"'Robert Freeland made
about a 20-footer w ith about a
foot of break." McClure said of
the team's birdie on the par-4
eighth hole that proved to be
the \inner. "It \was a great
putt.
The team of Paul and Jim
Morris, Dale Reed and Keith
Rule\ took second in the Deer
Run championship flight after
also shooting a 60. but making
a par on No. 8, while the team
of George Heine, B\ ron
Jarnigan. Greg McCormack
and Val Paarnni took third
"Dono\an just killed the
driver all da\ long," McClurg
said. "Mlike Browning chipped
in for eagle on No. 13 and we
made a couple of good pun and
some good iron shots. We \\ere
9-under after nine holess. and
then \\e just fell apart. We held
on long enough to w in it."
"\e put the team together at
the last minute. It Ras 6:30 last
night before it w\as finished."
Winning the first flight on
Deer Run %was the team of Red
and Bo Bohannon. Gene Hearn
and Cliff Holland %with 63. The
team of Jerr) Whidden, Timm)
Tsakalos, Charles Devlin and
Dee Dee Harstine took second
on a match of cards %with the
team of Dave Greenslade, Jim
and Bob Brooks and Chuck
Best after both teams shot 64s.
Rege Finnegan, Bill
Punches, Joe Viney and Mark
Sagert shot a 63 to % in the third
flight on Deer Run. one shot
ahead of the team of Israel
Rada. Omri Maranan. Dae
Gozo and Rommel Azumen.
.Another shot back \as the
team of Mike and Jeff Schuliz,
Joe Johnson and Gary Jiminez.
On Turtle Run, the champi-
onship flight w winners enjoyed a
two-stroke margin of victoryy
after the team of RickN Haves,
Bill Chen. John Palmer and
See GALA, page 5D


Area's rattlesnakes help maintain nature's balance


_Many people are
lured into the gleat
outIdoors
because if
its beaut\
and solitude
Thele are
man\ dan-
.- ers- in tihe
fields and
OUTDOORS forests and
v--- .Ie must be
Lloyd Jones prepared to
defend oursel es
against those dan-
ger,. Somne snakes iri Florida present a
significant danger to those who unfa-
miliar with the different reptiles that
inhabit their chosen locale.
There are nian\ ,. ho think the onl',
good snake is a dead snake. Not so!
'These are people w\ ho don't knowv. ot
the benefits snakes provide in the v ild.
The very dangerous snakes can be
avoided. Most hunters and fishermen
kno\ how' to protect thenimel es trom,
the venomious kind by dressing proper-
ly and being alert to their surroundings
and watchful of where they walk.
Here in Florida, the eastern dia-
mondback rattlesnake is considered our
most dangerous eptile. Its plime habi-
tat is the pine/palmetto flatwoods, but


it can be found rmiost an", ',here. The rat-
tler can also be tounid I'. ting in small
towns and big city suburbs.
This is a heavy-bodied serpent with a
l.uge. triangular head The young are
born ali',e in the spring and e.en these .
little ones can be dangerous. When the
diamondback feels threatened, it coils
and ibrates its rattles, creating a loud
w.arnit.ng buzz. It can strike accurately as
tar as half its bhod\ length If encoun-
tered, it is best to keep a good distance
away.:
The rattler doesn't go out of his way
to strike Most human encounters are-
due to ctrelesne,,ss Tlihe arc e') sen-
sitive to ground vibrations. Shuffling


S your feet %\hen in the woods may
alert an' snakes and cause them to
cra\wl away or cause them to rattle,
revealing [heniseles
Encounters \ inth diainondbacks are
not common, but it is important to be
careful where you step when walking in
the Florida woods and to listen for the
sound of rattles
If approached in the open. the snake
%\ill coil and begin rattling when the
person is sometimes 20. feef away If
%well hidden. it might "\ait till the person
is dangerously close.
If a diamondback is encountered, it is
best to walk slowly )1 a\way and watch for
any other rattler which may be nearby.
They don't hang out together or hunt in
packs, but a good habitat for one is
good habitat for others.
Another colorful venomous reptile is
the dusky pygmy rattlesnake. Living in


scrub, long-leaf pine and pine-palmetto
flatwoods found throughout Florida,
this temperamental midget only
grows to about 20 inches long. It is
usually) gray with black blotches on
its back and sides and an orange
stripe interrupted by the black
blotches do%\ n the center of its
back.
This is a hot-tempered little dude
and % ill strike repeatedly at the slight-
est threat. His rattles are very small and
the% gi% e off a barely audible sound
like the buzz of an insect.
The p grmy -rattlesnake doesn't carry
a whole lot of venom, but it is very
potent. His bite is unlikely to kill a per-
son, but it is very painful and can cause
infection and tissue destruction.
People sometimes kill rattlers
because of their belief that all snakes
are bad. The more enlightened discour-
age the deliberate killing of an\ snake,
including the diamondbacks, all of
which have their part in maintaining
nature's balance.
The rattlers hase their adversaries in
the wild. King snakes and alligators
will attack and kill them. So take warn-
ing and be very alert and careful of
where you. step while in the outdoors.
E-mail your outdoors stories and pictures
,to Lloyd Jones at lfbjl@tnni.net.


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SFCC sets dates for
baseball camps
AVON PARK South
Florida Community College
will host several baseball
camps in December.
The high school
showcase/camp (ages 16-up)
will be from 9 a.m. until 3
p.m. on Saturday, Dec.16, and
is $45 per camper. The camp'
for ages 12-15 will be from 5-
8 p.m. Dec. 18-19 and costs
$60 per camper.
The camp for ages. 5-7 will
be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday,
Dec. 21 and will be $30 per
'camper, and the camp for ages
'. "8-11 will be from 9 a.m. until
noon Dec. 26-27 and costs.$60
per camper
SThere is a $10 discount for
families with more than one
child participating. The camps
are limited to first 40 regis-
Stered in each camp.
,: Contact the athletic depart-.
nmen it at 784-7035 for more
information.
Golf tourney to benefit
SFCC nursing program
SEBRING The fourth
annual golf benefit for the
Nurses Scholarship Fund at
South Florida Community
College will be a best ball
shotgun start at 8 a.m. on
Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Deer
Run golf course at Sun 'N
Lake Golf Club.
Serious, somber golfers
striving for the perfect shot or
score may not wish to partici-
pate since flights or handicaps
will not be utilized. However,
for those who enjoy laughing
with their friends on and off
the course, this promises to be
a great day. There will be a .
few surprise holes to preserve
the "Hit & Giggles" format
used in prior years.
Participants can form their
own foursome prior to register-
ing. Individual participants will
be assigned partners in a ran-
dom drawing.
The event is open to the
public, Entry, fee remains at
- $35 per 'person and includes'
refreshments on the course
during play plus a spaghetti
dinner served from 4:30-6:00
p.m. followed by music, danc-
ing and entertainment by Bob
Weed. Prizes will be awarded
at 4 p.m.
Last year, $4,500 was raised
to increase the Nurses
Scholarship Fund maintained
at SFCC for Highlands County
nurses. Donations are welcome
from those unable to enjoy the
golf festivities. Merchandise
gift certificates are also wel-
come and become valuable raf-
fle type prizes.
The event is sponsored by
the Forty& Eight Unit of Avon
Parks American Legion Post
69, which is hosting the dinner
and entertainment.
Registrations can be arranged
at Post 69 or by calling Bob
Burke at 452-6156 or Jerry
LeBeck at 386-4735.
Sixth Man Club to
support LP basketball
LAKE PLACID The
Green Dragon basketball pro-
gram is forming the Sixth Man
Club this season.
With its inception this year,
the Sixth Man Club will pro-


vide support enabling the Lake
Placid boys basketball program
to develop as one of the finest
high school programs in the
state.
The First Annual Sixth Man
Preseason Dinner will be
Tuesday, Nov. 14, at First
Presbyterian Church of Lake
Placid. Pickups start at 5:30
p.m. The program is set to
begin at 6:30 p.m.
The price for a dinner is'
only $7 and includes a gener-
ous serving of barbecue pulled
pork, baked beans, green beans
and a roll.
Tickets are on salernow.
Contact Linda Veley at 465-
9664. All proceeds go to the
Dragon Basketball Sixth Man
Club.
Sixth Man Club members
will receive two season passes
(with Green Membership), two
Sixth Man T-shirts, two Sixth
Man club cards, a Sixth Man
Club lapel pin, name recogni-
tion at games and admission
into Sixth Man hospitality
room at each home game.
A Green Membership is
$140 and a Yellow
Membership is $100 and does
not include season tickets.
SFCC plans volleyball
camp in January
AVON PARK South
Florida Community College
will hold a three-day volleyball
camp for middle school-aged
girls Jan. 3-5.
The camp will be from 5-8
p.m. the first day % ith registra-
tion the first half hour, and
5:30-8:30 p.m. the final two
days.
The cost is $90 per camper
andi he camp is limited to the
first 30 applicants.
To register, go to
www. siolhflorida.edu and
select the volleyball site. Click
on "volleyball camp," print out
Admissions Application and
Emergency Treatment Forms,
then mail Admissions
Application and Emergency
Treatment Forms to address
on application form or bring 10
the Cashier's Office in
Building B. or call 78-4?903 1'
or 465-5300, ext. 7037.
Contact coach Kim
Crawford at one of the above
numbers or 381-4089 or e-mail
her at kim.crawford@south-
florida.edu for more informa-
tion
Horseshoe club to
hold registration
SEBRING -The
Highlands County Horseshoe
Club %\ill be open for registra-
tion from 9-11 a.m. on
Tuesday.
Registrations will be held at
the Lee Palmer Complex in
Sebring.
League play begins Nov. 14.
For more information, contact
Irve Swihart at 452-6899.
Meals on Wheels golf
tourney set Dec. 2
SEBRING The Sebring
Meals on Wheels charity golf
scramble will be on Saturday,
Dec. 2, with an 8 a.m. shotgun
start at Harder Hall.
Cost is $50 each player and
$200 for foursomes.
For more information, call
Jeff Dressel, scramble chair-
man, at 381-2752.


Sports contact information
Scott Dressel, sports editor Marcus Wilkins, sports writer
385-6155, Ext. 541 385-6155. Ext. 517 or
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STATS AND STANDINGS


Quick Reads
LOCAL NEws IN BRIEF


Today's Games
Miami at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.
Houston at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Kansas City at St. Louis, 1 p.m.
Cincminnai al Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at Tampa Bay 1 p.m.
Minnesota at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Denver at Pittsburgh, 4:15 p.m.
Cleveland at San Diego, 4:15 p.m.
Indianapolis at New England, 8:15
p.m..
Open. N.Y. Jets, Arizona. Philadelphia,
Carolina
Monday's Game
Oakland at Seattle, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12
Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Tennessee, 1 p m.
Cleveland at Atlanta, 1 pm
Green Bay at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
KansasCirty at Miami,' I1 .m. r
San Francisco at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Houston at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at New England, 1 p.m.
San Diego at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Washington at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Denver at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.
St. Louis at Seattle, 4:15 p.m.
New Orleans at Pittsburgh, 4:15 p.m.
Dallas at Arizona, 4:15 p.m.
Chicago al N.Y. Giants. 8:15 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 13
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 8:30 p.m.
M ajor eg S cc

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
(Two-leg Aggregate Score Series)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
D.C. United 2, New York 1
Saturday, Oct. 21: D.C. United 1, New
York 0
Sunday, Oct. 29: New York 1, D.C.
United 1, tie
Chicago 2, New England 2
New England advances on penalty
kicks 4-2,
Sunday, Oct. 22: Chicago 1, New
England 0
Saturday,.Oct. 28: New England 2,
Chicago 1

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Colorado 4, FC Dallas 4
Colorado advances on penalty kicks
5-4
Saturday, Oct. 21: FC Dallas 2,
Colorado 1
Saturday, Oct. 28: Colorado 3, FC
Dallas 2
Houston 3, CD Chivas USA 2
Sunday, Oct. 22: CD Chivas USA 2,
Houston 1
Sunday, Oct. 29: Houston 2, CD Chivas
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CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP
Eastern Conference
Sunday
New England at D.C, United, 4 p.m.
Western Conference
Sunday
Colorado at Houston, 6 p.m.
MLS Cup
At Frisco, Texas
Sunday, Nov. 12%
Teams TBD, 3:30 p.m.


EASTERN CONFERENCE


Atlantic Division
W L OTPts
Pittsburgh 7 3 0 14
N.Y. Rangers 7 6 0 14
N.Y. Islanders 6 4 2 14
New Jersey 6 5 1 13
Philadelphia 3 8 1 7
Northeast Division
W L OT Pts
Buffalo 11 0, 1 23
Montreal 7 2 3 17
Toronto 7 5 3 17
Ottawa 5 6 0 10
Boston 3 5 2 8
Southeast Division
W L OT Pts
Atlanta 9 3 3 21
Carolina 6 6 2 14
Florida 6 7 2 14


AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
W L t Pct PF PA
w England 6 1 0 .857 167 87
Y.Jets 4 4 0.500 160193
ffalo 2 5 0.286 100153
ami 1 6 0.143 102145
South
W L T Pct PF PA
lianapolis 7 0 01.000205153
cksonville 4 3 0.571 138107
nnessee 2 5 0 .286 113 179
uston 2 5 0.286 121 182
North
W L T Pct PF PA
Itimore 5 2 0 .714 145 91
icinnati 4 3 0.571 155 142
veland 2 5 0.286108139
tsburgh 2 5 0.286 157145
West
W L T Pct PF PA
aver 5 2 0.714110 78
n Diego'. .5 2 0.714 216 109
nsas City 4 3 0 .571 152152
kland 2 5 0.286 92 148
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA
Y. Giants 5 2 0.714 180134
llas 4 3 0 .571 204142
iladelphia 4 4 0.500 206160
ashington 2 5 0.286 140171
South
W L T Pct PF PA
w Orleans 5 2 0.714 167145
anta 5 2 0.714 153134
rolina A. 4 4 0 .500 137163
npa.Bay 2 5 0 .286 88 142
North
W L T Pct PF PA.
icago 7 0 01.000221 69
nnesoia 4 3 0 .571 127126
een Bay 3 4 0 .429 152176
troit 1 6 0 .143 132189
West
W L T Pct PF PA
battle 4 3 0.571 149177
Louis 4 3 0.571 163166
n Francisco .2 5 0 :286 134 235
zona 1 7 0.125 134196


Tampa Bay 6 7 0 12 40'37
Washington 4 4 4 12 38 42
WESTERN CONFERENCE


Nashville
Detroit
St. Louis
Columbus
Chicago

Minnesot
Vancouve
Edmontoi
Colorado
Calgary


Central Division
W L OTPts
8 3 1 17
8 4 1 17
4 5 3 11
s 4 6 1 9
4 9 0 8
Northwest Division
W L OTPts
a 10 2 0 20
er 7 6 1 15
n 7 6 0 14
6 5 2 14
37 2 8
Pacific Division
W L OTPts


GF GA
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34 30
32 41
27 35
35 47
GF GA
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43 41
31 37
GF GA


Anaheim 10 0 4 24 50
Dallas 11 2 0 22 42
San Jose 9 5 0-18 43'
Los Angeles 4 8 3 11 32
Phoenix 3 10 0 .6 30
Two points for a win, one point for
overtime loss or shootout loss.
Thursday's Games
Buffalo 5, Boston 4, SO
Montreal 4, Carolina 0
Tampa Bay 5, Philadelphia 2
Florida 4, Toronto 2
NY. Islanders 5, New Jersey 2
St. Louis 4, Colorado 1
Minnesota 5, Vancouver 2
Detroit 2, Chicago 1'
N.Y. Rangers 3, San Jose 1
Friday's Games
Atlanta 4, Washington 3
Columbus 5, Calgary 1, SO
Dallas 3, Edmonton 2
Anaheim 6, Phoenix 2
Saturday's Games
Toronto at Buffalo, late
New Jerse at Montreal, late
Columbus at etroit, late
Carolina at Otta a, late
Tampa Bay at Bos n, late
Atlanta at N Y. Islanders, late
Washington at Philadelphia, late
Calgary at St. Louis, late
Nashville at Minnesota, late
Los Angeles at Phoenix, late
Vancouver ai Colorado. late
Pittsburgh at San Jose late
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Atlantic Division
W L Pct GBD
adelphia 2 0 1.000 -\
,Jersey 1 1 .500 1
tYork 1 1 .500 1
into 1 1 .500 1
ton 0 2 .000 2
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
nta 1 1 .500 -
mi 1 1 .500 -
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rlotte 0 2 .000 1
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WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
w Orleans 2 0 1.000 -
mphis 1 1 .500 1
n Antonio 1 1 .500 1
las 0 1 .000 12
uston 0 1 .000 1'/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
nnesota 2 0 1.000 -
h 2 0 1.000 -
tland 1 1 .500 1
never 0 2 .000 2
battle 0 2 .000 2
Pacific Division
W .L Pct GB
Lakers 3 0 1.000 -
den State 1 1 .500 1'/
Clippers 1 1 .500 1/2
Dramento 1 1 .500 1/2
oenix 1 2 .333 2


Thursday's Games
San Antonio 97, Dallas 91
L.A. Clippers 96, Denver 95
Friday's Games
Toronto 109, Milwaukee 92
New Orleans 100, Indiana 91
Philadelphia 105, Orlando 103
Atlanta 102, New York 92
Detroit 101, Boston 88


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MONDAY
7 p.m. Washington al Orlando ..........

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1 p.m.
1 p.m.
4 p.m.
8:15 p.m.


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Miami at Chicago . ...... .............. W INK
New.Orleans at Tampa Bay ... .. .... ...... FOX
Denver at Pittsburgh. .............. ...... CBS
Indianapolis at New England ., . .. . . . NBC


MONDAY
8:30 p.m. Oakland at Seattle ......... . . .. ESPN

I SOCCER
SUNDAY
4 p.m. MLS Playoffs New England at D.C. United ESPN2
All Games and Times Subject to Change


Miami 91, New Jersey 85
Memphis 96, Charlotte 83
Cleveland 88, San Antonio 81
Sacramento 89, Chicago 88
Utah 108, Phoenix 104 .
Minnesota 112, Denver 109
L.A. Lakers 118, Seattle 112
Golden State 102, Portland 89
Saturday's Games
Boston at Washington, late
Cleveland at Charlotte, late
Indiana at New York, late
Memphis at Detroit, late
Dallas at Houston, late
Sacramento at Milwaukee, late
Golden State at utah, late :
Minnesota atiPortland; late
Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, late.
today's Games ".
San Antonio at Toronto, 1 p.m.
Orlando at Atlanta, 2 p.m.
Miami at Philadelphia, 2 p.m.
Houston at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Seattle, 9 p.m.


FRIDAY'S SCORES
Agape Christian 48, Bradenton
Christian 11
Arnold 33, Freeport 23
Bayshore 18, Palmetto 17
Bayside 28, Sebastian River 11
Bell 34, Aucilla Christian 13 '
Belleview 49; Palatka 17
BishopMoore 7, Lake Highland 0
Blountstown 34, Wewa 7
Cape Coral Mariner 35, Estero 7
Cardinal Mooney 23, North Port 14
Carrabelle 52, Oak Hall 46
Clewiston 21, Okeechobee 0
Cocoa 23, Rockledge 7
Cottondale 30, Tallahassee John Paul
II 20 (Thursday)
Daytona Beach Mainland 23, Daytona
Beach Seabreeze 13
Deltona Pine Ridge 61, Deltona 25
DeSoto County 23, Punta Gorda
Charlotte 17
Dr. Phillips 46, West Orange 14
Eastside 34, Gainesville 7 P.K.
Edgewater 28, Boone 0
FAMU High 19, Jax Arlington Country
Day 7
Florida High 21, East Gadsden 10
Fort Myers Florida Christian 60, Lake
City Christian 6
Fort White 36, Santa Fe 21
Godby 31, Lincoln 8 (Thursday)
Gulf Breeze 24, Navarre 20
Hardee County 20, Orlando Colonial 13
Harmony 42, Celebration 14
Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna Prep
14, Manatee 13
Immokalee 43, Plantation American
Heritage 0
Interlachen 28, Branford 14
Jay 21, Baker 14
Jones 25, Oak Ridge 20
Keystone Heights 30, Hawthorne 13
LaBelle 35, Lake Placid 14
Lafayette 42, West Gadsden 21
Lake Brantley 34, East Ridge 24 .
Lake Mary 35, Winter Park 33
Lake Weir 20, Wildwood 14
Leesburg 32, South Lake 22


Lehigh 27, Fort Myers Dunbar 26
Leon 37, Rickards 32
Liberty County 34, Munroe 16
Madison County 30, Apopka 14
Mainland 23, Seabreeze 13
Melbourne Central Catholic 35, Holy
Trinity 20
Merritt Island Christian 21, Lighthouse
Christian 6 (Thursday)
Mosley 35, Crestview 25
Naples 49, Venice 7
Naples Gull Coast 31, Naples Golden
Gate 2
Naples Lely 21, Port Charlotte 14
Naples Palmetto Ridge 51, Englewood
Lemon Bay 35-'; '
Naples St. John Neumann 21, LaSalle
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New Smyrna Beach 42; DeLand 15
NFC 41, Pensacola Catholic 7
North Fort Myers 53, Fort Myers
Bishop Verot 10
Ocoee 37, Gateway 7
Osceola 72, St. Cloud 7
Out-of-Door Academy 35, Fort Myers
Gateway Charter 19
Oviedo 56, Lake Howell 17
Pace 38, Pensacola West Florida Tech
0
Palm Bay 41, Orlando Evans 14
Pensacola High 13, Pensacola
Escambia 10
Pensacola Pine Forest 35, Fort Walton
Beach 0
Pensacola Washington 21, Fort Walton
Beach Choctawhatchee 20
Pensacola Woodham 25, Gonzalez Tate
22
Pierson Taylor 42, Oviedo Master's 39
Pine Ridge 61, Deltona 25
Rutherford 20, Union County 12
Sarasota Cardinal Mooney 23, North
Port 14
Sarasota Riverview 17, Southeast 13
Satellite 23, Cocoa Beach 14
Sebring 28, Bradford 10
Seminole 10, Lyman 7
South Daytona Warner Christian 64,
.,Mount Dora Bible 0
uth Fort Myers 41, Braden River 26
Spa e Coast 34, Eau Gallie 7
Spruce"Creek 31, Atlantic 7 (Thursday)
St. Petersburg Admiral Farragut 29,
Bradenton Prep 27
Suwannee 29, Hamilton County 15

Tallahassee North Florida Christian 41,
Pensacola Catholic 7
Tampa Cambridge 58, Brevard
Christian 6 (Thursday)
Taylor County 49, Jefferson County 0
Titusville 13, Astronaut 9
Trenton 55, Chiefland 20
Trinity Christian 35, Florida Air
Academy 22 (Thursday)
Trinity Prep 42, Orangewood Christian
0
Umatilla 28, Forest 27
Vanguard 49, North Marion 40
Warner Christian 64, Mount Dora Bible
0
Wauchula Hardee 20, Colonial 13
West Port 25, Crystal River 0
Williston 17, Newberry 14
Winter Springs 23, University 0
Yonge 21, Dixie County 14


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Continued from 1D
scoring drive of 2006 was truly
one of their best this season.
Representative of what good
Lake Placid football is all
about, the drive featured 18
plays of power running from
Gist, Hill and Jonathan Simons
and was capped by a 20-yard
touchdown pass from Veley to
wide receiver George
Rasmussen.
Veley's precision passing and
ability to move outside the
pocket should give Dragon fans
something to be excited about
next year, despite the fact that
10 seniors .will be graduating.
Maddox knows the running
back trio of Gist, Hill and
Williams will be missed, but he
looks forward to the challenge
in 2007.
"Next year will be the fourth
year of my two-year plan," said
Maddox with a laugh. "Veley
has to learn to be my eyes and.
ears on the field.
"He's got all of the skills, he
just has to decide he wants to do
it. He's a three-sport (athlete')
and I think he's a little torn
because he's pretty good at all
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Stephen Gist of Lake Placid tries to shake a LaBelle defender Friday
night.

An effective running game Maddox.
was the .trademark of the 2006 "He never ran the football at
Dragons, led by Gist. all until last year and he ended
"It's amazing that Gist was a up being the leading rusher in
guard in middle school," said the Heartland."


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High Games
Albert Walker .............280
Dave Blevins .............278
Jason Baldwin . . . 248
Dave Frances ...... 246
Jusin Baird ...... ... 238
La Vonne Frances ...... 219
High Series
Dave Blevins . ........ .724
Jason Baldwin .... ..... 699
Dave Frances ... ...... 673
Albert Walker . . . 657
MONDAY NIGHT MIXED
Matt Reaga Y .. 259
Richard Baker- .244
Sieve Geiger . 235
Bob Riley .. 234
Don Harmorw .~ ;... 231
Bob Hudon i..... .. .. 229
High Series
Man Reaan . ..... ...665
Bob Rilev . . .... 639
Don Harmon ... .. .625
Sieve Geiger .... ...... 604
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
High Games
Joan Palm ......... .211
Gale Crossman ......... 205
Lyrene Siepard ....... .200
Fran Magqio .. ..... 198
Donna Dyck ...... . .192
High Series
Dee Dee Bedald .. .....510
Donna Dyck .... .. 508
Joan Palm.. .... ... .502
TUESDAY NIGHT MEN'S
High Games
Mark Davis . . . .2; 7
Mike Santiago ... ......268
Gary Nelson ...... 258
Gene Bateman .. .... 257
Don Harmon ....... .. 256
Dave Ridley ..... .245
Jim Worley ........ .245
'Vi;rcent M,a. k ..... 239
High Series
Gary Nelson ... ..... 744


Gene Batemen ............709
Mark Davis ............. ,680
Mike Santiago ...........677
Dave Ridley .............. 667
FLORIDA HOSPITAL
High Games
Bruc'e Ma: Donald ... 212
Bill Hailer . .. . .. 205
Carl May ..... 205
John Russo .. .. .. 204
High Series
Jorin Russo .. ... 553
Bill Haller . . 539
Jerry Springman 535
PLACID LAK PORT
HIgh ,GA si
Marie Duranl .225
Missy Reinhard . 206
Shelby Clevenger . .205
Cindv Darling ... . 204
Tern Welsh . 201
Tnrieresa Nier . 200
High Series
Marie Dura 572
Cindy Darling ... 568
Sreloy Clevenage .... 560
FRIENDSHIP LEAGUE
High Games
Harvey Mensinger .225
Larry Weise . .199
Carol Welie ... 199
Eli Prjn 1 92
Goldip Pran .190
High Series
Harve,/ Mensinger 633
Larry Weise 575
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MIXERS
High Games
Dave Ridley . 280
Ju tiri Baird . . .257
Pari W illii ... .. .2146
Froan. Petersonr 246
Boe, Ano 245
Herb Somers ... 243
Boot Caiiaria . . 238
Jaon,r Co . 235
Ed Jeannin : .......... ... 225
Sandy Somers ...........224
Les Swann ......... ... .223


High Series
Dave Ridley .............. 773
Justin Baird .............. 710
Patti W illis .............. .633
Les Swann . . . . .629
BOWLERETTES
High Games
Lois W ilson ....... ......205
Nancy Segert ...........199
HOUSEWORK DODGERS
High Games
Rose Jeannin ......... 258
Srielby Clevenger . .... .203
Joan Palm ............ .194
Rose ,Jeannin .."*... 618
Srieily Clevenger .. .. 568
THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED
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Chris Henson ..266
Les Hensor .. .... 228
Rotben Saunders . 225
crihn Silne .. ... .. 224
High Series
Chrin Henson .. ... .687
John Slone ...... .649
THURSDAY NIGHT CLASSIC
High Games
Billy Powers .. ....... .268
Tra,:y For:. .... . 258
John Tavano . 257
Gary Nelson ..... ... ..243
Crirs Henson ........243
Frank Peierson . .241
High Series
Tracy Forsi ..... ..760
John Tvajno ... .. -. 705
Giry Nelson ..... ..... 688
FRIDAY SENIORS
High Games
Chel Robachinski ........ .201
Lu Snider ... 199
Dave Harmer .. ...... 199
Jr Winebarger ... ....... 184
Lee Medendorp .... ... ..182
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Chet Robachinski ..........545


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The team of (from left) Mike Browning, Tom McClurg, Curtis Donovan and Robert Freeland shot a 12-
under 60 to win the Florida Hospital Gala Golf Tournament on Friday.


GALA
Continued from 1D
Steve Gensolin shot a 63 to top the team of Bill
and April Norcross and Charlie and Donna
Brown. The team of Larry Hardy, Lee Griffin,
Mike Matthews and Roben Griffin too third after
losing a match of cards.
Turtle Run first flight winners were Brian
Saunders, Van Mace, John Livingston and Mike


CHILLS
Continued from ID
on a 10-yard run.
Wilson, who completed 5-of-
9 passes for 163 yards, took
over from there, connecting
with Sam Robinson for a 42-
yard scoring strike on Sebring's
second drive for a 14-0 lead late
in the first quarter. He then
bounced back from a sack for a
69-yard touchdown run-on the
next snap to lift Sebring to a 21-
0 lead.
After Bradford (5-5) got on
the scoreboard on a 38-yard
touchdown catch by Jawan
Jamison with 5:55 to go in the
first half, Wilson found Kyle
Hoffner for a back-breaking,


Diaz with a 65, one stroke better than the team of
Eric Sevigny, Dennis Melitti, Doug Harcombe
and David Williams. The team of Morgan Miller,
Vince Liles, Mitch Collins and Robert Guedes
was third with 68.
Barry Terrell, Mike Donner, Brent Stephens
and B. Kimbro won the Turtle Run second flight
with a 65, two shots ahead of Chip Wiggington,
Steve Grunkemeyer and Scott Dressel. The team
of James English, Brian Haughton, Ryan Willis
and Tom Goodman were third with 71.


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87-yard touchdown pass to
make it 28-7.,
The Tornadoes added a 33-
yard field goal by Glen
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about the defenses as Sebring
managed just 82 yards of
offense, but held the home team
to a scant 62.
Sebring intercepted Bradford
quarterback Antwan Brown
three times in the game, two of
those picks coming fro Colt
Williams, and held the
Tornadoes to 80 yards under
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