Dragons sweep DevilsPAGE1BFall for your yardPAGE10BHonest Abe makes local stopsPAGE2ANEWS-SUN Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, October 1-2, 2010www.newssun.comVolume 91/Number 119 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 90 66Complete Forecast PAGE 10A Sunny to partly cloudy and warm Forecast Question: Did Lake Placid officials make the right decision when they opted not to build a hurricane shelter? Next question: Does the county spend too much money pursuing code violations? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Lois Catlin Age 80, of Avon Park Donald Hamlin Age 76, of Sebring Lynn Lee Age 94, of Sebring William Pruitt Age 68, of Lake Placid Floyd Taylor Age 85, of Sebring Julie Turrubiartes Age 45, of Lakeland Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 38.7% No 61.3% Total votes: 93 Classifieds7A Community Briefs6A Dear Abby9B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living4B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times9B Religion6B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle9B Index All In The Family Husband and wife team up to deliver first son News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Dr. Summer Khan, her husband Dr. David Guerra and the newest addition to their family, baby David. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Many married couples often work together in their family owned businesses or their specialized fields. One local husband and wife, both doctors, took that to the extreme recently when the Dr. David Guerra was the doctor in charge when his wife, Dr. Summer Khan, delivered the couples'first son. Khan and Guerra are both practicing physicians at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Both doctors are established obstetrician/gynecologists. Khan and Guerra met while still in medical school at Louisiana State University and were married soon after. Khan arrived in Sebring in November 2008 while her husband was finishing up a residency in Alabama. "I was here for about two years before he got here. In that time I delivered about 200 children. I was with each patient throughout the pregnancy and I delivered each of the children," said Khan. Khan and Guerra have three children of their own: Isabel, 5; Gabriella, 3; and their newborn son David Guerra, named for his father. Baby David arrived Sept. 15 only a few short hours after Khan had performed a hysterectomy on one patient and delivered two other newborns. "After the first delivery, I went home to rest for a while then I came back. I performed the hysterectomy and then during the second delivery I started having contractions about the same time my patient did. They were the same minutes apart as my patients," Khan said. Khan had been having contractions for a while, but soon realized that these contractions were not the same as before. After the surgery was complete Khan told her Premier physician duo labor non-stop to provide exceptional services to community By ED BALDRIDGE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Awoman died o n Tuesday while walking to work aft er being struck by a vehicle on t he Sebring Parkway. According to a report by Sebrin g Police Office Sean Bueford, Maris ol Perez, 47, was struck by a GMC Yuko n driven by Barbara Cook around 6:1 9 a.m. near North Ridgewood Dri ve while she was walking to work at t he Kenilworth Lodge. Perez was breathing but unconscio us when officers arrived on the scene, t he report states, but was pronounced de ad at 7:02 a.m. after being transported to Highlands Regional Medical Center. Bueford stated that Cook, also a re sident of Sebring, was traveling east o n the Sebring Parkway and talking to h er son on a cell phone. Cook told officers that she saw Per ez in her lane of traffic as she approach ed Woman dies after being hit by SUV See DOCTORS, page 3A See WOMAN, page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comSEBRING Dogs will bark. "But we do everything we can to make sure that the neighbors are n ot inconvenienced," said Mike Finc h, owner of the Dawg House, a pet reso rt located in Lake Placid. The Board of County Commissione rs was approached by Finch and his atto rney Clifford R. Rhodes at the Sept. 2 1 meeting with a proposed change in t he county's noise ordinance, hoping to g et resolution to a two-year legal battle. "We hope that this change will brin g resolution to this needless litigation ," Rhodes told the commissioners. In 2007, a neighbor complained to t he county code enforcement that barkin g from the kennel was disturbing. Code enforcement did a visit to t he site, and determined that the barkin g Barking dogs case has cost taxpayers $17,000-plus $50 violation has been a 2-year process See DOGS, page 5A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING After years of persistent work by dozens of dedicated volunteers, Highlands County has a food reservoir. It opened March 1. Areservoir, or food bank, is a central distribution hub where donations of food are collected and sorted. Food pantries, smaller sites where consumers go to get the food, stock their shelves from the reservoir. Prior to the local distribution center, pantries had to travel to Tampa or Lakeland to shop for food. This created high overhead which many of the churches running the food pantries couldn't afford to pay. Now that has changed. At the time the food reservoir opened there were just three agencies with pantries. By the end of October there will be 28. Bill Stephenson, who has been with the team since the beginning is thrilled. "In six months we've taken in more than I expected to take in two Fill bowls and fill the hungry at food reservoir fundraiser News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMON S Highlands County Food Reservoir warehouse worker J.R. Butler separates boxes and food Thursday morning in Sebring. Working in the background is co-worker Edward LeGree and Supervisor Shirley Thomas. First Empty Bowls Thanksgiving Luncheon set for Nov. 15 in Sebring See FOOD, page 3A Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun
By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comSEBRING It isn't every day a reporter gets to interview a former president of the United States. But there he was all 6 feet, 4 inches of him in the News-Sun's reception area, having arrived directly from addressing the students at Sun 'N Lake Elementary School Abraham Lincoln himself. Chester Damron has been doing impressions of Lincoln for about 36 years, when he wasn't working at his day job as a Seventh Day Adventist missionary in the Far East and then a chaplain for Florida Hospitals in the southeast It all started by accident when he was recuperating from surgery in the hospital and he let his beard grow. On a visit one day his 7year-old daughter looked him over and said, "You look just like Abraham Lincoln, and he's my favorite president" And so it began. Since then he has appeared in large productions, including at Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. and the Lincoln Memorial, as well as visiting hundreds of classrooms. Damron doesn't pretend to be a Lincoln scholar, but he knows a lot, and has a strong emotional bond with his subject. Several times in the course of the interview, Damron was brought to tears as he spoke of Lincoln not a perfect man by any means, Damron said, but "his heart was right. He was there to give. Lincoln had the great habit of forgiveness. He wasn't soft, but compassionate." He finds young students relate to Lincoln and aren't afraid to engage him. On arriving at Sun 'N Lake Elementary, for example, he was walking down a corridor when a young girl passed him. "Are you Abraham Lincoln?" asked the girl, taking in the stove pipe hat, the black frock coat and beard. "Yes," Damron said. "I thought you were dead," said the girl. Damron said he gets that a lot. He also fields many questions. Children mostly want to know if Lincoln had children yes, he had four sons, three of whom died before reaching adulthood. Did he have a dog? Yes. Did he have a favorite song? Yes, and according to Damron it was "Dixie," although he was also partial to "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Lincoln, Damron said, weighed 140 pounds, wore size 14 shoes and kept things such as notes in his hat. Lincoln's voice was said to be high and thin, but could be heard at great distances. He loved to laugh, although he was melancholy man. According to Damron, Lincoln was never baptized or joined a church. He had planned on joining the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C. on Easter Day, 1865, but was assassinated the Thursday before. About the assassination, Damron said Lincoln did have a dream about being assassinated. In the dream he woke up and was walking downstairs at the White House. He heard a commotion and asked someone what was going on. The man told him that the president had been shot. In the dream Lincoln went back upstairs and back to bed. Damron has not yet left town. He is visiting Walker Memorial Academy today and will be bringing Lincoln to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church of Avon Park at 1410 West Avon Blvd. for a special vespers program 7 p.m. Saturday night. The public is welcome. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.com Published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday at 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, Florida 33870 A Harbor Point Media Company OFFICE: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 OFFICE HOURS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m, Monday-Friday PHONE: 863-385-6155 MAIN FAX NUMBER: 863-385-1954 NEWSROOM FAX NUMBER: 863-385-2453 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870 USPS
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Sebring High School art teacher Steven Van Dam explained that a few of his students were very interested in the exhibit and began working on pieces which are now on display at the gallery. Fred Leavitt, Heartland Cultural Alliance president, was one of the contributors who helped but together the exhibit. "There are four pieces of art here that were created by my students. Two were joint efforts, the other two were done by individual students," Van Dam said. On Wednesday, 16 students visited the gallery at 112 N. Ridgewood. The students spent the morning critiquing and analyzing the different sculptures, paintings and murals. Eleventh grader Stephanie Struck was one of the students who created a piece for the exhibit. Struck spent several minutes looking at a piece hanging on the north side of the gallery. "I really love it. It says so much about what the artist thought about what has happened in the Gulf," said Struck. The "Spill Your Heart Out" exhibit is primarily pieces of art depicting artists feelings regarding the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. There are also several sculptures and various other types of artwork on display. Struck created a piece with classmate Alex Chung. The duo's piece was a depiction of their thoughts about the spill. Both Struck and Chung were proud of their work. The exhibit will remain on display through Saturday. Joseph Anthony, a local artist who helped coordinate the exhibit, is excited about the turnout so far and hopes to have more visitors throughout the remaining few days of the show. "It's been great. We had a great opening and we want everyone to be exposed to the art. We are trying to grow it, trying to get art out to new people and to get people into downtown to support what so many are doing," Anthony said. There are many local art ist whose work is on display at the gallery. Most of t he pieces are still up for pu rchase as well as for viewin g. "We have a lot more even ts in the works, so we hope th at we will have more peop le coming out in the future ," Anthony said. Sebring High students contribute to Spill Your Heart Out' exhibit News Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLA R Eleventh-grader Alex Chung examines a sculpture. Chung was one of five students who contributed artwork to the Spill Your Heart Out' exhibit. It was Abe honest News Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Chaplain Chet Damron has spent the last 36 years working as an Abe Lincoln impressionist. Damron's Lincoln-like features have gotten him attention all over the world. POLICEBLOTTER The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Wednesday, Sept. 29: Gerald Lamar Boyd, 29, of Sebring, was charged with four counts of violation of probation reference possession of methamphetamine, grand theft, and false information to pawnbroker. Joel Edward Brown, 30, of Sebring, was charged with two counts of violation of probation reference possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine. Deshone Shaney Coleman, 44, of Lake Placid, was charged with larceny. Isabel Doty, 26, of Avon Park, was charged with possession and or use of drug equipment, possession of cocaine. Isaac Robertson Gatlin, 26, of Sebring, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Donald Thomas Harper, 19 of Avon Park, was charged with contempt of court reference failed to pay child support. David Michael Kohler, 48, of Sebring, was charged with grand theft. Hector Rafael Miro, 32, of Wilton Maners, was charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling. Angela Marie Rushlo, 32, of Sebring, was charged with fraud and larceny. Thomas Roger Tibedo, 48, of Lake Placid, was charged with aggravated battery on a person 65 years of age or older. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Tuesday, Sept. 28: Leah Cheyenne Clase, 18, of Sebring, was charged with larceny grand theft. Joshua Joe Easterday, 33, of Cape Coral, was charged with withholding support of children or spouse. Anthony Joseph Guida, 31, of Lake Placid, was charged with failure to appear reference knowingly driving with license suspended or revoked. Jeremy Robert Leach, 27, of Avon Park, was charged with violation of probation reference violating injunction protect against domestic violence. Maykel Omar Perdomo, 29, of Miami, was charged with violation of probation reference driving with license suspended or revoked. Joel Santos Valera, 37, of Miami, was charged with possession of cocaine, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, destroying evidence and possession of harmful new legend drug without prescription. Juan Miguel Vera-Vita, 40, of Miami, was charged with violation of probation reference possession of cannabis. Kenneth Blake Welch, 48, of Haines City, was charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. James Lawrence Wilson, 44, of Lake Placid, was charged with resisting an officer without violence. Michael Edward Wilson, 19, of Sebring, was charged with larcen y grand theft. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Talk radio station 1390 WFHT will air Debate Week starting Monday with state and national races and finishing with the County Commission races. The event will air live from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each night of both weeks. "We're very proud to present Debate Week on WFHT1390 and to bring the citizens of Highlands County closer to the local political scene," said David McCoy, general manager of WFHT. "Highlands County benefits when the people come together to learn and get involved, and our radio broadcast will provide a uniquely personal experience to local listeners." WFHTwill broadcast the event in cooperation with both major political parties, Highlands County Democratic Party and Highlands County Republican Party, as the presenting sponsors. In addition, the Highlands Tea Party will be also be represented as a co-presenter of the debate. Moderators f or the debate will be select ed by all three presentin g sponsors and the form at will be a positive force in bringing all political poin ts of view into the decisio n making process. Debate Week on WFH T 1390 will also strea m online live at www.tal kwithattitude.com Monday's debate will be the Commissioner of Agriculture race, follow ed by Attorney General o n Tuesday, U.S. Hou se District 16 on Wednesda y, the US Senate race o n Thursday and the gove rnor's race on Friday. Monday, Oct. 11 will be a panel discussion of sta te and national races. Oct. 1 2 will be County Commissio n District 2, Oct. 13 will be commission District 4, Oc t. 14 will be District 5 an d Oct. 15 will be anoth er panel discussion. T he debates will be from 6-7:3 0 p.m. WFHT 1390 to host Debate Week
h usband that she felt that it w as their time. "I told everyone in the r oom, "All right I've delive red two babies and done a h ysterectomy, but I think I'm i n labor now. I need to take t o a break!"" Khan said with a laugh. Khan and Guerra prepared f or the procedure like any o ther, but the husband took s pecial care of his wife. The c ouple had to get approval f rom the hospital in order for t he husband to perform the C aesarian section on Khan. A second physician was p resent at the procedure to p rovide any needed assist ance. "I mean, who's going to t ake care of you better than y our husband and your best f riend?" Khan said. Khan e xplained that her husband w as very careful and precise t hroughout the procedure. T he couple was happy to w elcome their first son. G uerra was even happier that b aby David had inherited m ost of his Cuban features. After a successful delive ry, Khan could not help put t o go back into doctor mode. K han asked her husband and t he nurses how her patients a nd infants she had just d elivered were doing. "They all told me to stop," K han said with a laugh. "I c ouldn't help it though. I'm a physician and my patients a re still my patients." The fact that both Khan a nd Guerra are so engaged w ith their patients is what m akes them jewels to H ighlands Regional as well a s the community. Even b efore Guerra's arrival in S ebring in July, Khan had b een an advocate for teen p regnancy prevention, abort ion alternatives and other s ervices. Guerra has worked i n homeless clinics and prov ides many of the same servi ces as his wife. "Our dream when we left LSU was to open an Urban Care Clinic in New Orleans, but after Katrina that was destroyed. We are a unique couple, and love what we do and we just want to have a successful practice here and continue to serve the community," Khan said. The duo continues to educate themselves in all the latest scientific advances. Both Guerra and Khan are newly trained in the scientific field of obstetrics and gynecology. Guerra is a standout in robotics assisted and laparoscopic hysterectomies. Guerra also specializes in the treatment of incontinence and infertility. Both have fallen in love with the community and plan to be around for a while. "We want to eventually work as medical missionaries for third world countries in like 10 or 15 years. But for now we are happy with the great family field we have here. Sebring is a great town," said Dr. Khan. Khan plans to continue her maternity leave through late October and return to work in November. The couple have become an asset to the Highlands Regional team and work to continually improve the community with their service. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010Page 3A SpectatorsFREEAdmission OktoberFest 2010 The Avon Park Main Street CRA and Chamber of Commerce present:www.apoktoberfest.com Food,Fun &Chrome! Car ShowTrophies Best of Show Late Models & Antiques Tons ofPRIZESOctober 16th11am 8pmon Museum AvenueAvon Park SWAP MEET Eat,Drink&BeMerry! Call 863-443-0617 for more info Rain or Shine LIMITED SPACE
CALLTODAY! 5 DAYS a week$ 30 Get In Shape Learn Self Defense Improve Self Esteem Make Better Grades MARTIAL ARTS AMERICA471-2467 Best After School Program in SebringFREEPICKUP from: Kindergarten Learning Center, Cracker Trail, Sun-N-Lakes, Woodlawn, Fred Wild, Memorial, Hill Gustat, Sebring Middle/High Located on Kenilworth Sebring*Some Restrictions Apply Life Care, Not Day Care Sandy Foster's memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. today at the Union Congregational Church of Avon Park, at 101 Ji m Rogers Avenue. His family will beg in receiving visitors at 10 a.m Correction years 1,684,824 pounds of food," he said. Donations come from everywhere, including several of the large grocery chains. "The drastic thing," said Stephenson, "is that 40 to 50 percent of the food would have gone into the dumpster." Stephenson said the reservoir is working on collecting statistics to determine more exactly how many people are benefiting from the program and how many of them are children. In the meantime financing is still a challenge. Pantries pay a "shared maintenance fee" to the reservoir of 19 cents a pound. This provides roughly 40 percent of the revenue needed. More funding is always needed. In addition to getting food items, there are other costs among them rent, water, electric, propane f or the fork lift, diesel for t he truck, and pay for two fu lltime employees and tw o part-time employees. In an effort to rai se awareness and money, t he Heartland Food Reservo ir is holding a special eve nt on Nov. 15 at the Civ ic Center in Sebring. Inspired by simil ar events Sebring Hig h School has had several people are encouraged to take part in the inaugur al Empty Bowls Thanksgivin g Luncheon. For a $10 donation, an individual receives a mo dest lunch including bread, a bowl of soup, an apple an d water. While the bowe ls will not be hand made, th ey may be taken home. Stephenson hopes peop le circle the date and ta ke part. Tickets may be boug ht on the day of the event or in advance by calling t he Heartland Food Reservo ir at 385-7885. Continued from page 1A Food reservoir plans fundraiser Nov. 15 News-Sun photos by KATARASIMMONS OB-GYN Surgical Director Annette Yunck shows Dr. David Guerra his new baby boy recently at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring. Dr. Guerra delivered his son (below) by Cesarean Section. Doctors work together to bring son into world Continued from page 1A I mean, who is going to take care of you better than your husband and your best friend?'DR. SUMMERKHAN
City folk are complaining w ith increased bitterness that t he county government is r eneging on past agreements a nd breaking long held promi ses, forcing municipal taxp ayers to take on more and m ore of the costs once borne b y the county as a whole. The underlying reason for t he bitterness traces directly t o how public services are p aid for and delivered to the t axpayers. Historically the county, u nderstanding that some f acilities and services provide d by a city are often used by p eople who do not live in the c ity, reimbursed the cities for t he cost of that use. With tax revenues down, h owever, the county governm ent is hacking away at its b udget. Municipal officials unders tand this. They are too. What upsets them is that t he county is breaking its p romises in order to balance i ts budget at what city offic ials see as the municipal t axpayer's expense. For example, the county h istorically has reimbursed c ities 50 percent of their r ecreation costs, but this year it only intends to reimburse 25 percent. Not only does this mean there won't be enough money to keep public parks safe and clean, but also that the city taxpayers will be subsidizing the county resident park user. In the case of Lake Placid, for example, slightly more than 1,700 town residents pay the bulk of maintaining ball fields used by the roughly 35,000 people who live in the immediate area, but are county residents only. In Sebring city council member John Griffin said he estimated 85 percent of ball park users there were from outside the city. Given the circumstances, which government, the cities ask, has the larger obligation? Another point of contention between Sebring and the county has to do with the archivist assigned to the Sebring Historical Society. Putting aside the issue of a historical archivist's value, the fact is that Sebring and the county had an understanding. In exchange for $85,000 of seed money provided by the society the county signed an agreement pledging support for both the society's physical space and the position of an archivist. First the county cut the position completely. Then it agreed to fund the archivist's benefit package if Sebring and the society paid the balance. The demise of the position is on the Sebring City Council's head, but it never should have come to that, and it wouldn't have come to that if the board of commissioners had kept the county's promise. Finally, the county has cut corners regarding the costs of collecting data for local mitigation strategies, despite the fact that it had signed an interlocal agreement to take on the responsibility of collecting that data on behalf of the municipalities. Mitigation is an effort to look ahead. The idea is that by identifying and dealing with problems before a natural disaster, there will be less devastation during the emergency itself. In order to properly identify problem areas, however, data has to be collected in order to prove the danger exists. Without the hard facts to show FEMA, the county may have to turn down grant money in the future. We know times are hard and choices difficult, but it seems to us that city residents have a right to be upset. After all, they pay county taxes as well as city taxes and lately they have not been getting their money's worth. Page 4ANews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION TODAY'SEDITORIALTODAY'SLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. email@example.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.orgDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. email@example.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. firstname.lastname@example.org CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. email@example.com PRE-PRESSKEN BAREFIELDProduction Coordinator Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. email@example.com Broken promises leading to hard feelings about local government H ighlands County municipalities are expressing a growing frustration with the Highlands County g overnment elected officials and staff a like. Elwell is choice for commissionerEditor: Don Elwell is my choice for election to Highlands County Board of County Commission from District 2. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Elwell over lunch a couple of months ago and I was impressed with his knowledge of what is going on in the county and with his ideas of fiscal conservatism. He didn't have the answers to all my questions but within 24 hours he was back to me explaining about the issues I raised. I was impressed. He took the time to research an issue and respond to me. I have seen him several times since then. He has always greeted me by first name and I believe he has the interests of all the people of Highlands County first and foremost. He is versed in modern communications (Facebook, Twitter, e-mail, etc), which shows he keeps up on modern trends. Good luck, Mr. Elwell, and here's to a successful campaign. You will make a fine commissioner. Tom Walsh SebringA horror story for RepublicansEditor: The Republicans desperately want to get back in control of the government so that they can continue the devastation they created during the eight dismal years of the Bush administration. They want to dump the health care plan signed into law by President Obama. Why? Because it's for the people, not special interests. We now have a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the works that will be a tough new regulatory body on behalf of consumers. Here are some of the things that the Republicans do not want. Simpler mortgage disclosure forms: The new law requires the agency to set up a standard type of mortgage disclosure form. Overdraft fees: The regulator will have the power to craft new rules that would make it clear what kinds of fees banks can and can't slap on consumers. Credit scores: The law allows a consumer to get an actual credit score along with a report. Ban on liar loans': The regulator would be charged with ensuring lenders are documenting borrowers' income before originating a mortgage and verify a borrower's ability to repay the loan. Pre-payment penalty fees: The law requires the consumer bureau to crack down on penalty fees consumers often face when they pay off mortgages early. Mandatory arbitration contracts: Many mortgages, credit cards and auto loans will force the buyer and seller to hash out disputes before an arbitration panel.. Children will no longer be denied coverage for preexisting conditions: Insurance plans can't deny coverage due to a pre-existing condition to children under age 19. For adults, the same provision goes into effect in 2014. Prohibit insurers from rescinding coverage: It's illegal for insurers to drop a customer when they become sick or search for an error on a customer's insurance application and then deny payment for service when the person gets sick. Free preventive care: All new plans must cover certain preventive services without charging a deductible, copay or coinsurance. No lifetime limits on coverage: Insurers no longe r can impose lifetime dollar limits on essential benefits, like hospital stays or expen sive treatments. Unrestricted doctor choice: Plans must allow pediatricians and obstetrician/gynecologists to get pr imary care physician status. This eliminates the requirement for patients to get prior-authorization from their insurer to see a pediatrician or OB/GYN or other specialists. Level charges for emer gency services: Insurers must remove prior authoriz ations for ER services. Patient-friendly appeals process: Insurers will have to establish new appeals processes for claims. This means that while a claim is under appeal, your insurer has to continue to pay your claims, and continue paying for subsequent treatment, until the matter is resolved. You have to agree the above is a real horror story ... if you're a Republican. Sandy Olees ky Sebrin g Who is responsible?Editor: They say on TVnews, "I f you just tuned in, this is an update on today's devastating economic crisis." Millions of American work ing people are tuning in because they are afraid. Th is update is necessary because of the constant mantra that it's the Obama administration that caused this horren dous disaster. Ahuge lie. I had provided a history of Big Business, Corporate America exploiting workin g people, going back to the 1890s (Robber Barons) for huge profits at expense of working people. The most recent history includes the Enron scandal, leaving 100 million workers with the combination of no jobs, pen sions, insurance and/or health care. The corporate elite suffered no penalty; in fact, CEOs received billion dollar golden parachutes. The Bush II administration gave corporate Americ a billions (a trillion?) in tax cuts to provide jobs; yet, it actually lost over 6 million jobs to Asia, initiated by President Reagan. The Republican Congress wrote its own laws to circumvent existing regulations, which led to toxic mortgages, derivatives and housing meltdown. Outsourcing con tinues. Thus, the economy went from 22-plus million jobs and $3 billion surplus to minus-6 million jobs and $ 8 trillion deficit January 2009 That includes $5 trillion through eight years and $3 trillion to bail out corporate America. Working America was left out. And, Corporat e America (Wall Street, bankers, et al) provided no funds to regional banks to lend small businesses for payroll, material, etc.; instead, it "invested" those funds to increase profits. Three trillion dollars more have been added through stimulus programs, which saved 3 to 4 million jobs: teachers, police and fireme n, construction and governme nt employees. The Obama administratio n set about correcting the situ ation with the Republicans obstructing its effort every inch of the way. Their pow erful propaganda machine convinced the public President Obama caused th is disaster. They call his effor t socialism, taking from the rich to give to the poor: we lfare. What about corporate welfare? They received $6 trillion in nine years to sav e the economy, they who created the catastrophe. Working people, listen up! Gabriel Rea d Avon Park My new cell phone calls people on its own. I know this because people I don't know call me back, asking why I phoned. I tell them I didn't phone them my phone did. Which makes them sore. Unlike the first cell phone I had it was big and heavy and all I could use it for was to phone other people, which I never did because it cost $400 a minute to do that my new phone is a "smart phone." It is called the HTC Incredible and it is based on Google's new Android technology a pretty creepy technology when you think about it. An android, in science fiction, is a robot that thinks and acts like a human being which could explain the calls my phone is making. My Incredible is otherwise amazing. It is a computer that fits in the palm of my hand it's 50,000 times more powerful than the giant IBM machines that took up whole city blocks just 30 years ago. It offers an "open source" operating system that means anyone can develop software programs to make it do "cool" things. One program offers GPS. Ahuman voice tells me exactly how to get "Connelly's Irish Pub to your right" exactly where I want to go. Another lets me display all the bar-code tags I use for my gym, supermarket, etc. so I don't have to carry all those tags around. Others let me call people anywhere in the world for free, determine the weather no matter where I am, or get instant information and comparative pricing on any product in any store. Which is a blessing and a curse. As easy as it is to understand and use the Incredible, it takes time to install and master useful applications. And no sooner do you master one than Google or somebody else invents several hundred more. If you ask me, these new technologies are driving a quiet revolution in our country. The old divides rich vs. poor, liberals vs. conservatives, Democrats vs. Republicans are so 2008. All are giving way to the new divide: people who understand technology vs. those who don't. The technology-aware will soon rule the world, if they don't already. They already know everything about us everything we do is electronically accessible somewhere. So dependent are we on the technologies they produce we rely on sophisticated software programs to access our money so we can buy food, gas and, thanks to technological confusion, much-needed alcohol that he who controls the digital world can, at will, control most everything in our world. I'm waiting for the day when some pimple-faced kid, tired of still getting wedgies in his senior year of college, will write a program that shuts down our cars, our homes, everything until we hand over the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders and all the gold bullion held by the Federal Reserve. The technologically aware are different from you and me. They invented texting, a technology that makes you press both thumbs against a miniature cell-phone keypad to bastardize the English language. And here I thought we'd mastered keyboard technology with the typewriter, which utilizes all our fingers. What will the technology-aware make us use next? Ahammer and chisel! In any event, my new phone has so many new applications and doodads that I bump things while trying to access other things, and my phone calls people I don't know. But I shouldn't complain. My phone wrote this column. Tom Purcell, a freelance writer is also a humor columnist for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. E-mail Tom at Purcell@ca g lecartoons.com. Wary of the technology aware Guest Column Tom Purcell EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010Page 5A t he crosswalk, immediately applied her b rakes, but was unable to stop in time and s truck Perez with her vehicle. Bueford's report also states that family m embers said that Perez walked to work b ecause she was afraid of driving and often s tated she would die in a traffic accident. Perez had two husbands and another famil y member die in traffic accidents, and had recently celebrated her 47th birthday, sister Hackie Maldonado and daughter Stephanie Cosme told Bueford. Bueford stated that alcohol was not a factor in the accident, and no reckless driving was apparent from witness statements, but he did advise the Assistant State Attorney Steve Houchin of the incident. Perez was transported to the District 10 Medical Examiner's Office in Winter Haven. Continued from page 1A c ould be heard at the property l ine, which is at the fence a bout 20 feet from the back of t he kennel. The neighbor who comp lained is about 800 feet from t he property owned, Finch t old the News-Sun. "The neighbor moved in to t he rental property after we w ere already here, but I can u nderstand that he wants to e njoy his property," Finch s aid. In 1990, the previous owner o f the Dawg House property g ot a special exemption to h ave the kennel business at t he current location of 69 D awg House Lane by the c ounty adjustment board. "We do everything we can t o keep the noise down. We p ut the dogs in after 6 p.m., w e make sure the doors are c losed to the outside runs, and w e even installed sound baff les," Finch added. "What we are trying to do i s get the noise ordinance c hanged to reflect a more a ccurate measurement of the n oise as well as some guidel ines to cover agricultural l and instead of just commerc ial or residential," he said. Special Magistrate Pam C arson agreed with Finch in 2 008 that the ordinance did n ot apply in his case. "...even if proper warning n otice were given, or if a w arning notice not required, S ection 5.6-105 does not a pply to the Respondent (the D awg House), who owns agricultural land which abuts agricultural land, in that the Code Section specifically governs noise disturbances plainly audible across residential or commercial property lines," Carlson wrote in 2008. But County Attorney Ross Macbeth disagrees with both Carlson's decision and the proposed changes. Macbeth filed in circuit court on behalf of the county to appeal the county magistrate's decision, and told commissioners that he did not believe that Finch's changes were appropriate. "I do not believe that what is proposed here is a very workable solution because of the rest of the noise ordinance and it could make the rest of the ordinance unenforceable," Macbeth said. Rhodes and Finch proposed adding another exemption to the 11 already on the books concerning noise, and wish to have a more practical approach like measurements of decibel levels at the complainant's residence instead of just listening for dog barking in a 15-minute period. But Finch thinks something else may be going on with the pursuit of this case than just a code violation. "I don't understand what is going on here, it makes no sense. The county has spent over $17,000 on this already for just a $50 fine. It makes no sense to follow up with this after the county magistrate ruling two years ago," Finch said. Code enforcement records also show that that day after Carlson's ruling, an anonymous complaint came in about the barking. "I can understand if the same neighbor complained again, but the very next day with an anonymous tip, come on. That just sounds fishy to me. We went to three hearings with the magistrate, and it has cost us about $20,000," Finch said. "The taxpayer has paid over $17,000 to enforce this. And all over a $50 fine. It makes no sense." Documents from Finch show that Macbeth has billed the county $17,624.14 for prosecuting the Dawg House in 2008 and 2009. Commissioners were also amazed that the case was still ongoing. "We have had no updates about this," said Commissioner Barbara Stewart. "We didn't give permission to do this," Stewart added. "Macbeth has no permission to bill the taxpayer for this. He is spending a lot of taxpayer dollars on this for some reason," Finch said. "We have to stop this madness," said County Commissioner Guy Maxcy about the ongoing case. Commissioners directed Macbeth to stop pursuing the case for now, and opted to hold a workshop on Oct. 19 to discuss the ordinance changes. Continued from page 1A Woman dies after being hit by SUV SERVICE
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Special to the News-SunSEBRING The sixth a nnual Central Florida Bridal G ala will be held at K enilworth Lodge on M onday. Fashioned after s hows held in larger cities, it i s the region's largest bridal s how and offers a chance for b rides to win an inclusive h oneymoon package at S andal's Resorts or a premier D elaney Photography wedd ing package. The bride's g rand prizes are valued at m ore than $2,000 each. The gala also features door p rizes from every bridal servi ce provider in the show. P rizes from the 30 show e xhibitors include products, a nd /or discounts on cakes, f loral services, reception hall r ental, photo books and much m ore. One lucky bride may w in a free wedding dress f rom Elizabeth's Bridal of L ake Placid. Other fun at the gala i ncludes a fashion show, the S nap Yourself Silly P hotobooth and wedding c ake samples from multiple b akers. The gala will be held from 6 -9 p.m. Monday. Admission t o the show is $8 in advance, $ 10 at the door. Brides may p re-register by contacting K enilworth Lodge at (800) 4 23-5939, 385-0111 or by em ail at guestservices@kenil w orthlodge.com Visit the K enilworth Lodge Web site f or more info at www.kenil w orthlodge.com Avery limi ted number of exhibitor s paces remain available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 385-0111 for details. Flu clinic at First Baptist ChurchAVON PARK The H ighlands County Health D epartment will have a publ ic flu clinic at Avon Park L akes Baptist Church, 2756 N Farnum Road, from 9 a .m. to 1 p.m. today. Flu vaccines are $25 cash o r check; free if a person's p rimary insurance is M edicare Part B Blood mobile heads to Ag CenterSEBRING The Florida B lood Centers-Highlands B lood Mobile will be at the B ert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture C enter on George Boulevard f rom 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The public is encouraged t o donate blood. Call 3824 499 with questions.Rick Arnold plays at Duffer'sSEBRING Rick Arnold, s inger and hit songwriter, w ill be performing favorite o ldies from the 1950s and 70s at Duffer's Sports G rille during the dinner hour f rom 6-9 p.m. today. Arnold is a multi-talented p erformer who sings and p lays guitar and harmonica. H e wrote "Hog Wild," the t itle cut of Hank Williams J r.'s 1995 album. Arnold will be making a ppearances at Duffer's e very other Friday. He will b e back on Oct. 15 and 29. There is no cover charge. D uffer's is at 6940 U.S. 27 N orth. For details, call 3826 339.Driver Safety course set for Oct. 11LAKE PLACID AARP Driver Safety Program course will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 at the Holiday Inn Express (east side of U.S. 27), 608 S. Lakeview Road. Complete class in only one day. No driving and no tests. Adiscount on car insurance for three years may be available. To register, call Chuck Fortunato at 699-6060.Events planned at lodges, posts AVON PARK Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 will have music by Big Freddie from 5-8 p.m. today. Karaoke by Peg and Perry will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Schedule subject to change. Call 452-9853 for details and menu selection. SEBRING The Sebring Eagles will host a spaghetti dinner and dance on Saturday. A spaghetti dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m., for a $4 donation. The Steve and Peggy duo will play music for dancing from 7-10 p.m., featuring Peggy playing lead guitar, banjo and fiddle. Great music for dancing. Members and guests welcome. For further details, call 655-4007.Walmart salon helps Clip for the Cure'AVON PARK Join the fight against breast cancer on Saturday. Stylists at SmartStyle in the Avon Park Walmart are joining thousands of stylists across North America for the 13th annual "Clip for the Cure" event. To date, Regis Corporation stylists have raised more than $6.5 million for breast cancer research. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, SmartStyle stylists will give $10 haircuts with net proceeds benefiting the Regis Foundation for breast cancer research. All month long, 10 percent of net proceeds from all Designline product sales will be donated to the Regis Foundation. To further raise awareness, salons will also be selling breast cancer awareness pins for $1 and will have limited edition pink products available for purchase. "People can get a great haircut at a very good price, and help fight breast cancer," manager Maybelle Ku said. "This cause is very close to many of our clients and stylists because so many of us know someone who has been touched by this disease. We hope that through Clip for the Cure,'more women will become aware of the disease and take preventive measures to detect it in its early stages. Most importantly, we hope the money we raise will eventually lead to a cure." For more information, visit www.ClipfortheCure.org.Golden ERA play for Highlands Social Dance ClubSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing today at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway. Music will be provided by the Big Band Sound of The Golden Era. Dance the night away to waltzes, cha-chas, foxtrots, rumbas, jitterbug and other ballroom favorites. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. For more information, call 471-0559. Donald HamlinDonald Wallace Hamlin, 76, of Sebring died Sept. 28, 2010. Born in Fort Green Springs, he had been a lifelong resident of Sebring. He was assistant chief of the Sebring Fire Department for 23 years and also was a building contractor in Highlands County for more than 40 years. He attended Grace Bible Church in Sebring. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Peggy; sons, Troy, Michael, and Duane; brother, Quinnon; sister, Lillian Johnson; nine grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. Afuneral service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Bible Church, with the Rev. Andrew Katsanis officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until the time of service at the church. Interment at Pinecrest Cemetery in Sebring will be immediately following the service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring. Lynn LeeLynn Ragan Lee, 94, of Sebring died Sept. 29, 2010. Born in Indianapolis, he retired in 1976 from the Automobile Manufacturing Division of GM Chevrolet. He was a member of Heartland Christian Church, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Wanda D.; sons, Sanford and Rick; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at StephensonNelson Funeral Home, Sebring. Afuneral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. Ted Moore officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. William PruittWilliam Huel Pruitt, 68, of Lake Placid died Sept. 28, 2010. Born in Bartow, he came to Lake Placid in 1958. He was owner/manager of Pruitt Marine in Lake Placid. He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie; sister, Theresa Joiner; children, Traci Lee, Huel Pruitt, Kevin Pruitt, Aaron Pruitt, Bobbie Ebersole and Freddie Ambro; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Amemorial service will take place at Chandler Funeral Home, Lake Placid, at 3 p.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Hope Hospice at Highlands Regional, 3600 S. Highlands Ave., Sebring, FL33870. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.com Restaurant & Coffee ShopSebring Square382-2333Mon-Sat 6:30am-2pm Sunday 7am-2pmThe Best Part of Waking Up! 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She is survived by four sons, John Moss, Albert Moss and Tyrone Moss all of Avon Park, and Frank Moss of New York; two daughters, Karen Catlin, Miami, FL and Marsha Catlin, San Diego, CA; granddaughter and care giver, Shawanda Adams, Avon Park; 14 grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren. She was a business owner and a member of the Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, Avon Park. Visitation will be Friday, October 1, 2010, 6-8 p.m.; funeral service, Saturday, October 2nd, 2010, 11 a.m., both at the Faith Penecostal House of God, Avon Park, Pastor C.L. Carter officiating. Interment will be in the Lincoln Gardens Cemetary, Avon Park. Arrangements handled by Swann's Funeral Home, Sebring, FL.LOIS WILLIAMS CATLIN Mrs. Julie Moye Turrubiartes, 45, passed away as a result of cancer Sunday, September 26, 2010. Born April 6, 1965 in Wuerzburg, Germany, Mrs. Turrubiartes moved to Lakeland from Avon Park, Florida in 1989. She was employed by Ascent Healthcare where she worked as a Production Medical Team Leader. She loved spending time with her family, country music, reading, and bowling. She is preceded in death by her grandparents,Mr.and Mrs. Bill Strenth, Mr. and Mrs. Henry May, and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Moye. She is survived by husband, Roman Turrubiartes, son, Michael Turrubiartes, daughter, Marissa Turrubiartes, father, Herman (Ruth) Moye, mother, Carolyn (James) May, brothers Glenn and Jeff Moye. A funeral service was held, Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Southside Chapel of Gentry Morrison Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Smith officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Burial Park in Lakeland, Florida.JULIE MOYE TURRUBIARTES William PruittWilliam Huel Pruitt, 68, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at the Hope Hospice Center at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He was surrounded by his loving family. Huel was born on June 14, 1942 in Bartow, to Fred and Eloise Pruitt. Along with his parents, Huel, was predeceased by his sister Freddy Mae Pruitt. Huel leaves behind his loving wife, Bonnie; sister, Teresa (Bobby) Joiner of Fort Myers; children, Traci (Mitchell) Lee of Fort Myers, Hue l (Angela) Pruitt of Estero, Kevin (Tracie) Pruitt of Bonita Springs, Aaron Pruitt of Fort Myers, Bobbie (David) Ebersole of Davenport, and Freddie Ambro of Davenport. He will also be remembered by his 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many other relatives. He was loved very much and will be in our hearts forever. Amemorial service will take place at the Chandler Funera l Home, 125 E. Park St., Lake Placid, on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Hope Hospice at Highlands Regional, 3600 S. Highlands Ave., Sebring, FL33870. OBITUARIES COMMUNITYBRIEFS Sandal's honeymoon is grand prize at Bridal Gala Born September 17, 1925, in Sebring, Florida, raised, lived and passed away September 27, 2010 in Sebring. He is survived by his wife of 57 years of marriage, Christine Taylor; daughter, Diane L. Ziesenheim and son-in-law, Ken Ziesenheim; son, Terry Lee Taylor and daughter-in-law Prukchat Taylor; grandson, Trevin Thanawat-Lee Taylor; two brothers, O.L. Taylor and Haywood Taylor and his beloved Jack Russell Dog, Zoe, all of Sebring, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ollie Lee and Katie Taylor and two sisters, Pete Carson and Molly Deloney. He was a graduate of Sebring High School and a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific. He then attended Florida Southern College and the University of Florida, earning his Masters Degree in Accounting. He worked a short time in a large accounting firm in Atlanta, GA before being asked to come back to Sebring to help his wifes father, Henry Crutchfield, in the family Citrus business. He worked there for many years before being asked to be the General Manager of Sebring Packing Company, where he worked for 36 years before retiring. Floyd was well respected in the community and in the citrus business. During his life he was a member of many organizations
the list is long, but a few were the Sebring Firemans Association; Highlands County Fair Association; Sebring Golf Association; VFW; Elks; Jaycees; Coach of the Lions Little League Baseball team and many more in the Citrus business, including Sealed Sweet; Fresh Fruit Shippers; Tangerine Co-op and more. Floyd loved fishing, hunting and golf. He loved so much being in the woods at camp or fresh and salt water fishing. He loved his family, relatives and friends and would do anything to help them out. Floyd will be greatly missed by them and so many in the community. He was one of the few left who are native to Sebring and lived his life here and was proud of it. He was a down to earth, common sense man, who will be so greatly missed by so many. We all love you and thank you for all the good times and so many memories. A Memorial Service will take place at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Mike Adams officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to: STEPHENSON-NELSON FUNERAL HOME Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.comFLOYD LEE TAYLOR The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
CLASSIFIEDS THE CIRCUITCOURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-000533 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. JONATHAN CAMPO, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 3, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000533 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff, and JONATHAN CAMPO; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 6th day of October, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 37, BLOCK 275, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 5000 MAGNOLIA PLACE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 7, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09040896 BANKAMERICA2-CONV**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. September 24; October 1, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 10-510GCS SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, Plaintiff, Vs. LARRY D. CARMODY, II AND MARY A. CARMODY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 12th day of October, 2010, at 11:00 A.M., in the Jury Assembly Room at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: Lot 20, in Block 19, of LEISURE LAKES SECTION ONE, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. pursuant to the nal decree of foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK, vs. LARRY D. CARMODY, II AND MARY A. CARMODY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, and the docket number of which is Number is Case No. 10510-GCS. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the ofcial seal of said Court, this 14th day of September, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 24; October 1, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO. 091566GCS SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, -vsMARIA G. AVELLANEDA AKA MARIA GABRIELA AVELLANEDA, et.al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2010, and entered in Case No. 091566GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST BANK, is a Plaintiff and MARIA G. AVELLANEDA AKA MARIA GABRIELA AVELLANEDA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARIA G. AVELLANEDA AKA MARIA GABRIELA AVELLANEDA; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS #2 are the Defendants. ROBERT W. GERMAINE as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. Commerce Ave., Room 105, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on October 14, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, IN BLOCK 1, OF J.O. YOUNCE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15th day of September, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 2901 Stirling Road, Suite 300 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312 Telephone: (305) 770-4100 Fax: (305) 653-2329 October 1, 8, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO. 10000150GCS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 1, 2004, FREEMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2004-A, MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-A, Plaintiff, -vsTERESE I. MAYO, et.al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2010, and entered in Case No. 10000150GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 1, 2004, FREEMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2004-A, MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004A, is a Plaintiff and TERESE I. MAYO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL DEL POZO; DEAN RAMOS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEAN RAMOS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS #2 are the Defendants. ROBERT W. GERMAINE as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. Commerce Ave., Room 105, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on October 14, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 10, BLOCK 1, OF LAKE AND RANCH CLUB, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15th day of September, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 2901 Stirling Road, Suite 300 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312 Telephone: (305) 770-4100 Fax: (305) 653-2329 October 1, 8, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO. 09000492GCS FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, -vsSERGIO SMITH SR., et.al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2010, and entered in Case No. 09000492GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, is a Plaintiff and SERGIO SMITH SR.; LILIA R. SMITH; WACHOVIA BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS #2 are the Defendants. ROBERT W. GERMAINE as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. Commerce Ave., Room 105, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on October 14, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 47, BLOCK 73, OF A RESUBDIVISION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SEVEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15th day of September, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 2901 Stirling Road, Suite 300 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312 Telephone: (305) 770-4100 Fax: (305) 653-2329 October 1, 8, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-GCS-419 BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. HEATHER D. GOGOLA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HEATHER D. GOGOLA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 AND #2, and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2010, entered in Civil Case No.: 10-CGCS-419 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, and HEATHER D. GOGOLA, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m., on the 14th day of October, 2010, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 7784, 7785 AND 7786, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 24, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 22, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 15, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) Attorney for Plaintiff: Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire Popkin & Rosaler, P.A. 1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard Suite 400 Deereld Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 360-9030 Facsimile: (954) 420-5187 September 24; October 1, 2010 1050Legals NOTICE UNDERFICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name of VNL TRUCKING, located at 1712 Amber Lane, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Lake Placid, Florida 33852 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 28th day of September, 2010. Vincent J. Avery October 1, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-363 IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES L. FISHER a/k/a JAMES LEE FISHER, III, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES L. FISHER, deceased, whose date of death was September 14, 2009, File Number PC 10363, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the Ancillary Personal Representative and the Ancillary Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with 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 other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO 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 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this Notice is: September 24, 2010. Cheryl S. Fisher Ancillary Personal Representative Wadsworth, OH 44281 Mary Sue Donohue, Atty. Attorney for Ancillary Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 581402 Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP 5355 Town Center Road, Suite 900 Boca Raton, FL 33486 Telephone: (561)682-2825 (800)682-2825 Fax: (561)241-9766 September 24; October 1, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-394 IN RE: ESTATE OF HAZEL M. FOLK, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HAZEL M. FOLK, deceased, whose date of death was September 3, 2010, and whose Social Security Number is is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with 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 other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO 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 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this Notice is October 1, 2010. Personal Representative: /s/ Jesse J. Black 1301 S.E. 8th Avenue Okeechobee, FL 34974 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-5156 October 1, 8, 2010 bate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with 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 other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO 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 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this Notice is October 1, 2010. Personal Representative: /s/ Kim Marie Ameen 251 N.E. 21st Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-5156 October 1, 8, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-395 IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGIANA AMEEN, a/k/a GEORGIANA RUTH AMEEN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GEORGIANA AMEEN, a/k/a GEORGIANA RUTH AMEEN,, deceased, whose date of death was August 23, 2010, and whose Social Security Number is is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, ProIN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NO.: PC 10-173 PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF CAROLYN SCOTT DICKSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Carolyn Scott Dickson, deceased, whose date of death was November 23, 2009, File Number PC 10173, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, 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 notice is required to be served must le 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 decedent's estate, must le their claims with this Court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the rst publication of this Notice is September 24, 2010. Personal Representative: /s/ Mary E. DeCoster 6129 Morning Glory Lane Eand, NC 27243 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Jonathan Alper Jonathan B. Alper, Esq. Florida Bar No. 208681 274 Kipling Court Heathrow, FL 32746 Telephone: (407) 444-0404 September 24; October 1, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001526 CIVIL DIVISION DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF INDYMAC RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST, SERIES 2006-L1, RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGEBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-L1, PLAINTIFF, -VSNIKOLAOS YALAMAS, JR. DEFENDANT(S). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 8, 2010, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-001526 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF INDYMAC RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGEBACKED TRUST, SERIES 2006-L1, RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-L1, PLAINTIFF ANDNIKOLAOS YALAMAS, JR. are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. on October 6, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 25, BLOCK 283, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 14, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 73, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU ARE PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEED ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION AT 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE (941) 386-6617, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL: 1-800-955-8770. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 10th day of September, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite 112 Tampa, Florida 33618 09-153560 September 24; October 1, 2010 name and address is: Michael L. Keiber, Esquire, Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A., 2141 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, Florida 33870, and le the original with the Clerk of the above named court on or before October 8, 2010; otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, (863) 5344690, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL TDD (863) 534-7777 OR FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on this 25th day of August, 2010. ROBERT GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk September 10, 17, 24; October 1, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-383-GCS HIGHVEST CORP., a Florida corporation, Plaintiff, -vsMARK DOUGLAS MAST, MELINDA ANN MAST, CAMP FLORIDA RESORT PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARK DOUGLAS MAST, MELINDA ANN MAST, and any and all other parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property hereinafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a mortgage foreclosure action on the following real property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 20, Block D, of a Replat of a Portion of LAKE PLACID CAMP FLORIDA RESORT, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 93, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on the Plaintiff's attorney, whose IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No: GC-10-001002 Division: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, -vsREGINA REYES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF REGINA REYES; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN TENANT I 1113 LILAC STREET LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 UNKNOWN TENANT II 1113 LILAC STREET LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: Lots 25, 26, 27 and 28, Block 10, of HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION B, according to the Map or Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 68, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Mark William Hernandez, Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and le the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the rst publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 21st day of September, 2010. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Ofce of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD) (941) 534-7777, or Florida Relay Service 800955-8770. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp October 1, 8, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No: GC-10-001000 Division: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, -vsJUAN J. LOPEZ; CARMELA LOPEZ; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN TENANT I 3640 PLACID VIEW DRIVE LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 UNKNOWN TENANT II 3640 PLACID VIEW DRIVE LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: Lot 40, in Block 290, of PLACID LAKES SECTION TWENTY, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 31, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Mark William Hernandez, Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and le the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the rst publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 21st day of September, 2010. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Ofce of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD) (941) 534-7777, or Florida Relay Service 800955-8770. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp October 1, 8, 2010 4041 S. State Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46227 /s/ Dennis Earl Breedlove 6420 W. Private Road 1125 N. Fountaintown, Indiana 46130 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ Lisa B. Goddy Attorney for Petitioners Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Florida Bar No. 0507075 WOLLMAN, GEHRKE & SOLOMON, P.A. 3501 Bonita Bay Boulevard Suite 3 Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 Telephone: (239)495-1770 Facsimile: (239)495-1101 September 24; October 1, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC 10-242 IN RE: ESTATE OF OPAL LOUISE RETHERFORD, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notied that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of OPAL LOUISE RETHERFORD, deceased, File Number PC 10-242; by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3701; that the decedent's date of death was November 1, 2009; that the total value of the estate is $22,200.00 and that the names those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Creditors: None Beneciaries: LONNEY ROSS BREEDLOVE 4041 S. State Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46227 DENNIS EARL BREEDLOVE 6420 W. Private Rd. 1125 N. Fountaintown, Indiana 46130 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this Notice is September 24, 2010. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Lonney Ross Breedlove IN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: PC 10-379 Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF RICHARD J. YOUNG, Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Ancillary Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are notied that an Order of Ancillary Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Richard J. Young, deceased, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was July 18, 2009; that the total value of the estate is $11,000; and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Bonnie J. Young 16 Quinn Circle Madison, Wisconsin 53713 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this Notice is September 24, 2010. Person Giving Notice: Bonnie J. Young 16 Quinn Circle Madison, Wisconsin 53713 Attorney for Person giving Notice: Paul M. Schmidt Florida Bar No. 0010815 Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field LLP 1 South Pinckney Street, 4th Floor P.O. 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If We can assist you, please call us: 385-6155 News-Sun Classied 1100Announcements***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OFREFERENDUM TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2010 FOR REGISTERED VOTERS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT In conjunction with the general election of November 2, 2010, the Supervisor of Elections of Highlands County will conduct a referendum on the question of granting the Spring Lake Improvement District certain additional powers. All registered voters within the boundaries of the Spring Lake Improvement District will be eligible to vote. The voting will take place at the Spring Lake Community Center, Precinct 20, located in Pine Breeze Park on Spring Lake Blvd. Additional information on the referendum can be secured at the District Ofce, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida 33876. Joe DeCerbo District Manager October 1, 10, 17, 2010 NOTICE UNDERFICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name of CENTRAL FLORIDA REAL ESTATE REFERRAL GROUP, located at 1111 U.S. Highway 27 S., in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 28th day of September, 2010. No For Group LLC October 1, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 08-001072-GCS BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC., Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS FLECK; ____FLECK, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DOUGLAS FLECK, IF MARRIED, JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2010, entered in Civil Case No.: 08-001072-GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC., and DOUGLAS FLECK. is the Defendant. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m., on the 14th day of October, 2010, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: PARCEL 1: THAT PORTION OF TRACT A, OF HOLIDAY ACRES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 25, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1300 FEET OF TRACT A, NORTH AND SOUTH BOUNDARIES BEING PERPENDICULAR TO U.S. HIGHWAY 27 RIGHT OF WAY. AND PARCEL 2: THAT PORTION OF TRACT A, OF HOLIDAY ACRES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 25, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1200 FEET OF TRACT A, NORTH AND SOUTH BOUNDARIES BEING PERPENDICULAR TO U.S. HIGHWAY 27 RIGHT OF WAY. AND PARCEL 3: THAT PORTION OF TRACT A, OF HOLIDAY ACRES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 25, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTH 100 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1100 FEET OF TRACT A, NORTH AND SOUTH BOUNDARIES BEING PERPENDICULAR TO U.S. HIGHWAY 27 RIGHT OF WAY. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 15, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) Attorney for Plaintiff: Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire Popkin & Rosaler, P.A. 1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard Suite 400 Deereld Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 360-9030 Facsimile: (954) 420-5187 October 1, 8, 2010 NOTICE OFDISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF ON OCTOBER 18, 2010 AT 10:00 A.M. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Edwin David Bates II 212 Carol Bresnahan 307 Patricia Murray 310 Sammie Scrivens 364 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN. MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN CASH. September 24; October 1, 2010 NOTICE OFSALE The following vehicles will be sold at public sale or auction to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713.78(2) of the Florida statutes at 10:00 a.m. on 10/29/10 At 1118 WEIGLE AVE., Sebring, FL 33870. 1996 KAW 1KAZX4F15TA020277 1994 MER 2MELM75W0RX618438 1998 CADI 1G6KF5494WU726638 1985 MEC WDBEA30096A120194 October 1, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-000095 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST INC. ASSETBACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-AHL2, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF DONNA F. CLUTE A/K/A DONNA LEE CLUTE, DECEASED; SAMANTHA THARPE, HEIR; SAMANTHA THARPE, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE DONNA CLUTE; CHARLES BROCKUNIER, HEIR; ALEXANDER CLUTE, MINOR HEIR; SAMANTHA THARPE, AS PARENT OR NATURAL GUARDIAN OF ALEXANDER CLUTE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 145, LAKE SEBRING ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 79, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 AM, on October 12, 2010. DATED THIS 14th DAY OF September, 2010. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 14th day of September, 2010. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ASA Coordinator no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired, please call (800) 955-9771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida Relay Service. September 24; October 1, 2010 THE CIRCUITCOURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 28-2008-CA-001657 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ANGELA BAREMORE A/K/A ANGELA L. BAREMORE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 3, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001657 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein SUNTRUST BANK, is the Plaintiff, and ANGELA BAREMORE A/K/A ANGELA L. BAREMORE; NO FOR GROUP, INC.; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 6th day of October, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 6, IN BLOCK 146, OF LAKEWOOD TERRACES, SHEET NO. 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4106 ELSON AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 7, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08105844 SUNTRUST-CONV-abiven **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. September 24; October 1, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-348-GCS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 2006 SECURITIZED ASSETBACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2006-FR4 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FR4, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE R. LOPEZ, MARIA C. GARCIA, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.(MIN#100194480000899599) UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 AND #2, and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 13, 2010, entered in Civil Case No.: 10-348-GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 2006 SECURITIZED ASSET-BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2006-FR4 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FR4, and JOSE R. LOPEZ, MARIA C. GARCIA, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.(MIN#100194480000899599), are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m., on the 14th day of October, 2010, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 232, OF WEST SEBRING ESTATES, SECTION ``B'', ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 15, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) Attorney for Plaintiff: Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire Popkin & Rosaler, P.A. 1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard Suite 400 Deereld Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 360-9030 Facsimile: (954) 420-5187 September 24; October 1, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09000083GCS OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MAGDALA EDMOND; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAGDALA EDMOND; SERGE FLEURIMOND; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: A TRACT OF LAND 80 FEET EAST AND WEST BY 120 FEET NORTH AND SOUTH IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5, BLOCK 5, TOWN OF AVON PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 58, PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY AS FORMERLY A PART. LYING IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 AM, on October 12, 2010. DATED THIS 14th DAY OF September, 2010. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 14th day of September, 2010. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ASA Coordinator no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired, please call (800) 955-9771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida Relay Service. September 24; October 1, 2010 1050Legals STATEMENT OFOWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION 1. Publication Title: News-Sun 2. Publication Number: 0048-7900 3. Filing Date: 9/29/10 4. Issue Frequency: Tri-Weekly 5. Number of issues Published Annually: 156 6. Annual Subscription Price: $64.69 7. Complete Mailing Address of Known Ofce of Publication ( Not Printer) Street, city, county, state, and ZIP+4): 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Contact Person: Anthony McCowen, Circulation Director Telephone: (863) 385-6155 8. Complete Mailing Address of Headquarters or General Business Ofce of Publisher (Not printer): 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 9. Full Names and complete Mailing Addresses of Publisher, Editor, and Managing Editor (Do not leave blank): Publisher (Name and complete mailing address): Romona Washington 2063 N. Saginaw Rd. Avon Park, FL 33825 Editor (Name and complete mailing address): Romona Washington 2063 N. Saginaw Rd. Avon Park, FL 33825 Managing Editor (Name and complete mailing address): Scott Dressel 930 Gray Fox Ave. Sebring, FL 33875 10. Owner (Do not leave blank. If the publication is owned by a corporation, give the name and address of the corporation immediately followed by the names and addresses of all stockholders owning or holding 1 percent or more of the total amount of stock. If not owned by a corporation, give the names and addresses of the individual owners. If owned by partnership or other unincorporated rm, give its name and address as well as those of each individual owner. If the publication is published by nonprot organization, give its name and address): Full Name; Complete Mailing Address: Harbor Point Media, LLC; EIN-20-1284033; 212 E. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748 11. Known Bondholders, Mortgages, and Other Security Holders Owning or Holding 1 Percent or More of Total Amount of Bonds, Mortgages, or Other Securities. Full Name; Complete Mailing Address: Sandler Publishing Holdings LLC; EIN-201283949 Managing Partner, Michael Marocco, 711 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10022 12. 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Paid Circulation (By Mail and Outside the Mail): (1) Mailed Outside-County Paid Subscirpitons Stated on PS Form 3541 (Include paid distribution above nominal rate, advertiser's proof copies, and exchange copies): 61 69 (2) Mailed In-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on PS Form 3541 (Include paid distribution above nominal rate, advertiser's proof copies, and exchange copies): 3 2 (3) Paid Distribution Outside the Mails Including Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Paid Distribution Outside USPS(trademark): 5146 5087 (4) Paid Distribution by Other Classes of Mail Through the USPS (e.g. First-Class Mail(trademark): ------c. Total paid Distribution (Sum of 15b (1), (2), (3), and (4): 5210 5158 d. 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Signature and Title of Editor, Publisher, Business Manager, or Owner: /s/ Romona D. Washington Publisher/Executive Editor Date: 9/29/10 I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including nes and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties). October 1, 2010 NOTICE OFPUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that ON 10/18/2010 at 10:30 am the following vehicles will be sold for towing & storage charges pursuant to F.S. 713.78. 1995 HONDA 4D JHMCD5657SC008999 ALL Sales to be held at Alan Jay Automotive Network 441 US 27N Sebring, Fl 33870 863 402 4210 October 1, 2010 Administrator, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. October 1, 8, 2010 1050Legals IN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-000876 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL 1 INC., TRUST 2006-HE8, Plaintiff, vs. JANIE BERRONES, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 16, 2010, and entered in Case No. 282008-CA-000876 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL 1 INC., TRUST 2006-HE8, is the Plaintiff and JANIE BERRONES, MICHAEL A. BERRONES, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, acting through the Board of County Commissioners, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00am on the 14th day of October, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 467, SEBRING HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 319 SWALLOW AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 17th day of September, 2010. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 08-07406 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Ofce of the Court THE CIRCUITCOURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-000509 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. MARIA NIDIA HERNANDEZ A/K/A MARIA N. HERNANDEZ, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 10, 2010 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000509 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff, and MARIA NIDIA HERNANDEZ A/K/A MARIA N. HERNANDEZ; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 14th day of October, 2010, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 9, BLOCK 59, OF LEISURE LAKES, SECTION 16, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 22, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3034 CEDAR HILL AVENUE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 20, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09038857 NBNY-CONV**See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. October 1, 8, 2010 IN THECIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC 10-297 IN RE: ESTATE OF KENNETH CARL GRAUER a.k.a. KENNETH GRAUER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notied that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of KENNETH CARL GRAUER a.k.a. KENNETH GRAUER, deceased, File Number PC 10-297; by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was January 15, 2010; that the total value of the estate is $12,800.00 to $13,600.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Jo Ann Grauer, Trustee of The Kenneth and Jo Ann Grauer Trus Dated 03/17/2009 ALL INTERESTED PERSON ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the rst publication of this Notice is October 1, 2010. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Jo Ann Grauer 4652 Myrtle Beach Drive Sebring, Florida 33872 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863) 453-4457 October 1, 8, 2010 1050Legals Page 8ANews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.co m
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Page 10ANews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.com VENDORS & SPONSORS WANTED Lets Oompah! 3 rd AnnualAvonPark OktoberfestOctober 16th 11am
8pm Museum Ave. Avon Park Thousands of visitors attendance is expected in Downtown Avon Park for this Festival of Fun. F ood,Fun &Chrome!www. apoktoberfest.com DIAMOND SPONSOR $2500Large logo on event banner Three vendor spots Individual large banner Name in marketing material Ten event T-shirts Ten beer ticketsPLATINUM SPONSOR $1500Medium logo on event banner Two vendor spots Individual medium banner Name in marketing material Five event T-shirtsGOLD SPONSOR $1000Small logo on event banner One vendor spot Individual medium banner Three event T-shirts Three beer ticketsSILVER SPONSOR $500One vendor spot Two event T-shirts Two beer ticketsBRONZE SPONSOR $200Recognition on sponsor list One event T-shirt One beer ticketFOR MORE INFO: Avon Park Community Redevelopment Agency c/o Wes Hoaglund 110 E. Main St. Avon Park Or Call 452-0101BROUGHT TO YOU BY: BestWishes,Patona HappyRetirement!Please join us for a Celebration of the Career of Patricia Graf,Vice-President and Avon Park Branch Manageron Tuesday, October 5th from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM at the Avon Park Office.
Afree ticket giveaway seemed a pretty simple, if not gracious and or desperate, act. And yet, the more you think about it, the more complicated it becomes. Struggling to draw fans in throughout a season that sees the Rays fighting for the best record in all of baseball, Tampa Bay management opened the floodgates Wednesday night by giving away 20,000 free tickets to the game against Baltimore. The first game of the series was a potential playoff-clinching game, which drew a paltry 12,446 fans. Much was made of that on the ESPN talk shows, more notably, Rays stars Evan Longoria and David Price speaking out about the embarrassment of being a playoff contender and playing to such an apathetic fan base. That seemed to light somewhat of a fire among the masses as 5,000 more fans showed up to Tuesday night's game. Though, considering the apathy, maybe Rays fans had been unaware that the ir team was about to sew up a playoff spot. With their slot secured with Tuesday's win, management opened the doors for those willing to make the trip and be allowed in for free. My first thought was that it probably wouldn't have much effect, but tha t whatever effect it did hav e would be a bit uncomfort able for all concerned. Imagine if you're a die hard fan who has paid yo ur way into as many games a s Special to the News-SunOn Saturday, Sept. 25 was g ame number six for the S ebring Youth Football assoc iation. The Sebring Blue Streaks p layed at home this weekend a t the Highlands County S ports Complex against the B artow Yellow Jackets. Each game is critical to d etermine who will make the p layoffs and those possible c ontenders are buzzing about w ho will make the cut. The teams are working hard a nd fighting every step of the w ay in hopes they have teams i n the playoffs to represent S ebring Youth Football. Games started off at 9 a.m. w ith the Flag team, coached b y Chris King, taking on B artow. Sebring came out strong, m oving their way down the f ield to score early in the g ame. The Streaks put up a great f ight, but Bartow's offense w as just a bit too much in the 2 0-13 loss. This brings this flag team t o a 2-4 records and puts t hem tied for third place. Coach King was disappointed with the loss, but he was too happy about the birth of his baby girl Amelia, born the day before the game. Congratulations to Chris and Heather King from SYF! The Mitey Mite team, coached by Carlos Cardoso, played the most offensivelydominant game of their season. Landon Campbell made key blocks in the backfield while Pyshon Mathis and Willis "Scooter" McGuire both made their way to the end zone with a touchdown. But this offense kept on SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, October 1, 2010 Page 3BHistory This series dates back to 1928,with Avon Park winning 18-0 back in those leather-helmet days.The series has slanted more the Wildcats ways over the years,with Hardee holding a 4314-1 overall record against the Red Devils.Avon Park picked up a big win over a ranked Wildcat squad three seasons ago,but Hardee has won the last two. Game Notes It has been a down year for the Wildcats as after a Kickoff Classic win over Lake Placid,Hardee has dropped four straight games. The Avon Park offense seems to be settling in as turnovers decrease. Last W eek Avon Park: Knocked off Cardinal Mooney on the road,19-13. Hardee: Fell at Frostproof by a 21-7 score. Recor ds Avon Park 1-3; Hardee 1-4 Avon Park at HardeeHistory This is the first known meeting between the two schools,given that Agape is a Class 1B school and primarily plays other Christian Academies and Orlando area schools. Game Notes After slowly working freshman running back A.J.Gayle into a greater role in the offense,the Dragons have seen Gayle break out with 88 yards against Avon Park and then 146 against LaBelle last week. All-around spark plug Anthony Gonzalez is back at full strength and contributing mightily after missing the opening two weeks with a shoulder injury. Last W eek Lake Placid: Went on the road to top the Cowboys of LaBelle,20-9. Agape: Lost at home to the Kowboys of Osceola,34-14. Recor ds Lake Placid 2-2; Agape 1-2 Lake Placid vs. Agape Christian News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Ashley Chacon, left, has this shot blocked by Alysha Curtis Tuesday, one of four for the Lady Dragon, in Lake Placid's match-win over the Lady Red Devils to take over second place in the district standings. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comLAKE PLACID The stakes were high, with Lake Placid seeking an important win for a number of reasons. First among them was atonement for an earlier loss to their cross-county rivals in Avon Park on Sept. 2. Secondly, with the Devils now being district rivals as well, a win was needed to move up in the standings as the Dragons try to hold on for a shot at their sixth straight district title. With all that in play, it was Lake Placid that came out with the urgency and rode it to a three-game sweep of Avon Park Tuesday night. "We had a great effort tonight," Dragon head coach Linette Wells said. "This was exactly what we practiced for and it was a great, all-around, team effort." On the other side, Lady Devil head coach Stephanie Devlin saw a revisiting of some lingering problems. "That's our inconsistency," she said. "At times there will be moments of brilliance and times where we can't get a serve in. They just didn't come to play tonight and almost seemed to take it for granted since we had already beaten them." Well, Lake Placid is not one to be taken for granted on any night, and they showed that in the opening game. Up 4-2 in the early going, an Olivia Goolsby kill sparked a seven-point run to set the tone for what would be a 25-14 win. Marissa Baldwin stepped up in the win, serving up an ace and two kills before Alysha Curtis got the final Dragon point on one of her team-leading four blocks. And though they didn't seem up to the opener, the suddenness of the loss did seem to wake up the Dev ils as the last two games we re down-to-the-wire thrillers. Looking more focused an d sharp, Avon Park made t he second game a back-an dforth affair with neither tea m able to extend the le ad beyond two points for mu ch of the action. The Dragons did see m ready to pull away after a four-point run made it 20-1 6, but the Devils roared back to take a 21-20 lead on t he strength of three straig ht Ashley Chacon aces. Alana Neilander ti ed things back up with a kill an d another score put Lake Plac id up 22-21, but two points an d a Zakia Hart ace had Avo n Park on the brink with a 2 422 lead. Striving for that fin al point, the Devils were flyin g everywhere, running to t he sidelines, diving to the flo or Lady Dragons sweep to second place See LP, page 3B Courtesy photo Mitey Mite Blue Streak Willis "Scooter" McGuire tries to keep his feet as this would-be tackler vies to bring him down Saturday in Sebring Youth Football action. Sebring Youth see successful Saturday efforts See SYF, p a g e 3B October has five S aturdays and that means f ive different kayak trips in O ctober for Sebring Kayak T ours, with a different exper ience to enjoy every S aturday, all on Arbuckle C reek. Sebring Kayak Tours is o ffering five different tours a t different locations around A rbuckle Creek during the m onth of October. Pick one or join us on all f ive and experience the e ntire creek. Saturday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. From Lake Arbuckle ( Avon Park) to E Arbuckle R d (Avon Park) Half-day trip 3 miles 1 12hrs on the water. Great for first timers and b eginners. Saturday, Oct.9, 9 a.m. From E Arbuckle Rd ( Avon Park) to Arbuckle C reek Rd/Hartt's Landing ( Sebring) Full Day trip 12 miles 4 -5 hrs on the water Experienced paddlers reco mmended Saturday, Oct. 16 9 a.m. From Lakeside Stables on U S 98 (Sebring) to Lake I stokpoga (Sebring) Half-day trip 3 miles 1 12hrs on the water Great for first timers and b eginners. Saturday Oct. 23, 9 a.m. From Hartts Landing on A rbuckle Creek Rd ( Sebring) to Lakeside S tables on Hwy 98 (Sebring) Full Day trip 8 miles 34 hrs on the water Experienced paddlers reco mmended. Saturday, Oct. 30, Time T BD Special Event Arbuckle C reek Clean-up From Hartts Landing on A rbuckle Creek Rd ( Sebring) to Spring Lake P ark on Hwy 98 (Sebring) Volunteers to pick up t rash along the way. Free hat, T-shirt and lunch p rovided Spaces are limited on a f irst-come, first-serve basis. All trips (except the A rbuckle Creek Clean-Up S pecial event) $39 per person single k ayak $29 per person tandem k ayak (must provide partner a nd register together) $19 per person bringing t heir own kayak/canoe The Arbuckle Creek C lean-Up special event r equires you bring your own k ayak/canoe and is limited to t he first 30 volunteers. Call us for more details at 2 02-0815. All events subject to last m inute changes due to u nforeseen circumstances Kayak Tours for October News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHN E Kylie Weber sends up one of her game-high 28 assists Tuesday in Lake Placid's home win over Avon Park. And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne Rays open up an interesting can of worms See RAYS, p a g e 3B
SYB Fall RegistrationSEBRING The Youth Baseball League of Sebring will be accepting applications for players aged 3-14 for their fall schedule through Friday, Oct. 1. Registrations are being held at Custom Prints, located behind Publix in south Sebring Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration forms can be downloaded from www.sebringyouthbaseball.com The first game of the fall season will be Monday, Oct. 18 and will run through Thursday, Nov. 18. For more information, call Custom Prints at 471-2007 or Jon Armentrout at 381-4716.Panther Baseball ShowcaseAVONPARK The South Florida Community College baseball program will be hosting a High School Baseball Showcase Camp Saturday, Nov. 13 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for the first 30 players registered. At $60 per person, the camp is open to 2011-2013 high school graduates with roster spots and scholarships available for the 11 year. SFCC Head Coach Rick Hitt will serve as showcase director, assisted by assistant coach Andy Polk. The camp will provide the opportunity for players to showcase their ability levels during a morning workout followed by a showcase game in the afternoon and a question and answer session with players and families following the game. Players are to bring their own individual baseball attire to Panther Field at the SFCC campus in Avon Park. To register, go to www.southflorida.edu and select "athletics" then "baseball." Click on "camps," then print out Admissions Application and Emergency Treatment forms. Mail the forms as indicated on the application form or register by phone at one of the Panther Baseball lines at extension 7036 Avon Park/Sebring: 4536661; Lake Placid: 465-5300; Arcadia: 494-7500; Wauchula: 773-2252. Both days of the camp begin with an 8:30 a.m. registration before the showcase activities get underway at 9 a.m.LPAA Hall of FameLAKEPLACID The Lake Placid Athletic Association will be holding its' Hall of Fame Dinner Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Elks Lodge from 6 p.m.-Midnight. Dinner, dancing, prizes and a whole lot of fun are to be had. Those fearing the event will interfere with their football watching that evening can enjoy the games at the dinner on the big screen television. Tickets are $50 and available at Brantley Properties on Interlake Boulevard or by calling Darrell at 441-0417. Anyone wishing to support Lake Placid youth sports may join LPAAby sending a $25 membership fee or send any donation to: LPAA, P.O. Box 1936, Lake Placid, FL33862.Hansen Center Golf TourneySEBRING Children's Home Society of Florida (CHS) invites golfers to the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament benefitting the Hansen Center in Highlands County on Saturday Nov. 13 at Sun N' Lakes Golf and Country Club. The event will kick-off with registr ation at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgu n start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch, along with an awards ceremon y and prize drawings, will conclude t he event at 1 p.m. All proceeds from the tournament w ill go directly to support this vital progra m for teen girls in Highlands County. Hansen Center, known in the commun ity as Hansen House, provides emergen cy group care and shelter services for up to 1 2 girls ages 13-17 who have been remov ed from their homes due to abuse or neglec t. Staffed by caring workers, Hans en Center provides 24-hour awake superv ision, therapeutic care, case managemen t, behavioral interventions and recreation al activities in a safe and secure environmen t. For more information on sponsorship s, volunteering or participating in this even t, please contact Summer Rose Tucker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 86 3414-4452. Please visit us at www.chsfl.org or www.facebook.com/CHSgulfcoast .Boys & Girls Club GolfAVONPARK The Boys & Girls Clu b of Highlands County will be hosting it s' First Annual Golf Classic on Saturda y, Nov. 20 at the Pinecrest Golf Club. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m with a Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Deadline for entry is Thursday, No v. 18, and Team and Hole Sponsorships a re available. All proceeds go to benefit the Boyss & Girls Club of Highlands County. For more information, go to www.hig hlandsbgc.com/golf.html or contact Do n Lamb at 399-0506.YMCABasketball, CheerSEBRING The Highlands Coun ty Family YMCAwill be taking sign-ups f or Youth Basketball Monday, Oct. 4 throug h Monday, Nov. 1 for ages 4-15. We will be taking sign-ups for a Cheerleading Program ages 5-12 durin g that same time. Any questions call 382-9622.HAL GolfAVONPARK Highlands Art Leag ue (HAL) invites golfers to the first annu al golf tournament benefitting the Highlan ds Art League, on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Pinecrest Golf course in Avon Park. The event will kick off with registratio n at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8:30a.m. The format is a two perso n scramble for $55 per person. There will be a $2000 Hole in O ne sponsored by Cohan Radio Group an d team prize money will be sponsored b y Barben Fruit Company. Lunch, along with an awards ceremon y and prize drawings, will conclude t he event. This fund raising event provides nece ssary monies to provide Highlands Coun ty with a museum, adult art classes an d instructors to provide art lessons for ch ildren year round. Please make checks payable to Highlands Art League. For more information or to regist er contact the pro shop at 453-7555, or f ax your information to 452-8242. For information on sponsorships co ntact Barb Hall at 863-452-0512. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB z-Tampa Bay9464.595 z-New York9465.59112Boston8771.5517 Toronto8276.51912 Baltimore6395.39931 Central Division WLPctGB x-Minnesota9365.589 Chicago8573.5388 Detroit8078.50613 Cleveland6891.4282512Kansas City6593.41128 West Division WLPctGB x-Texas8870.557 Los Angeles7880.49410 Oakland7781.48711 Seattle6197.38627 z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division ___ Wednesday's Games Texas 6, Seattle 5 L.A. Angels 2, Oakland 1, 11 innings Cleveland 4, Detroit 0, 1st game Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 4 Baltimore 2, Tampa Bay 0 Cleveland 4, Detroit 3, 2nd game Chicago White Sox 5, Boston 2 Minnesota 4, Kansas City 2 Thursday's Games Detroit at Baltimore, late L.A. Angels at Texas, late Boston at Chicago White Sox, late Tampa Bay at Kansas City, late Toronto at Minnesota, late Oakland at Seattle, late Friday's Games Detroit (Porcello 10-11) at Baltimore (Undecided), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 11-3) at Boston (Matsuzaka 9-6), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Jer.Weaver 13-12) at Texas (Tom.Hunter 13-4), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (Carmona 12-14) at Chicago White Sox (T.Pena 5-2), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (J.Shields 13-14) at Kansas City (Chen 11-7), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 13-9) at Minnesota (Pavano 17-11), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 17-8) at Seattle (French 5-6), 10:10 p.m.NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB x-Philadelphia9564.597 Atlanta9069.5665 Florida7781.4871712New York7781.4871712Washington6891.42827 Central Division WLPctGB x-Cincinnati8870.557 St. Louis8276.5196 Houston7583.47513 Milwaukee7583.47513 Chicago7286.45616 Pittsburgh56102.35432 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco9068.570 San Diego8870.5572 Colorado8375.5257 Los Angeles7881.4911212Arizona6494.40526 x-clinched division ___ Wednesday's Games St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 1 L.A. Dodgers 7, Colorado 6 Milwaukee 8, N.Y. Mets 7, 1st game Atlanta 5, Florida 1 Philadelphia 7, Washington 1 Houston 2, Cincinnati 0 Milwaukee 3, N.Y. Mets 1, 2nd game San Diego 3, Chicago Cubs 0 San Francisco 3, Arizona 1 Thursday's Games Arizona at San Francisco, late Chicago Cubs at San Diego, late Houston at Cincinnati, late Milwaukee at N.Y. Mets, late Pittsburgh at Florida, late Colorado at St. Louis, late Friday's Games Milwaukee (M.Rogers 0-0) at Cincinnati (Tr.Wood 5-4), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Maholm 9-15) at Florida (Mendez 1-2), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 1-2) at N.Y. Mets (Misch 0-4), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 10-10) at Atlanta (Beachy 0-1), 7:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Coleman 3-2) at Houston (Norris 9-9), 8:05 p.m. Colorado (De La Rosa 8-6) at St. Louis (Westbrook 3-4), 8:15 p.m. Arizona (Kroenke 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 13-10), 10:10 p.m. San Diego (Richard 13-9) at San Francisco (Zito 9-13), 10:15 p.m.AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Jets210.6676847 Miami210.6675251 New England210.6679082 Buffalo030.0004787 South WLTPctPFPA Houston210.6677778 Indianapolis210.6678961 Tennessee210.6677842 Jacksonville120.3334083 North WLTPctPFPA Pittsburgh3001.0007233 Cincinnati210.6675955 Baltimore210.6674441 Cleveland030.0004557 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City3001.0006838 San Diego120.3337261 Denver120.3336165 Oakland120.3335276NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Philadelphia210.6678362 Washington120.3335667 Dallas120.3335453 N.Y. Giants120.3335585 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta210.6677746 New Orleans210.6676358 Tampa Bay210.6675059 Carolina030.0003271 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago3001.0006651 Green Bay210.6677847 Minnesota120.3334338 Detroit030.0005678 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle210.6677257 Arizona210.6674877 St. Louis120.3335749 San Francisco030.0003887 ___ Sunday's Games Denver at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Detroit at Green Bay, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Seattle at St. Louis, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Houston at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 4:15 p.m. Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m. Open: Kansas City, Dallas, Minnesota, Tampa Bay Monday's Game New England at Miami, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Columbus1376453529 New York1385443427 Kansas City9106332930 Toronto FC8117312631 Philadelphia7126273039 Chicago6108262832 New England7145262845 D.C.5183181842WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-Los Angeles1565503821 Real Salt Lake1349483917 FC Dallas11213463622 San Jose1176392825 Seattle1196393129 Colorado1078383325 Houston7145263545 Chivas USA7144252534 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Wednesday's Games Philadelphia at Colorado, 9 p.m. Chicago at San Jose, 11 p.m. Saturday's Games Toronto FC at Seattle FC, 3:30 p.m. Houston at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. San Jose at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Kansas City at New York, 7:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at New England, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. D.C. United at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sunday's Games Los Angeles at Chivas USA, 8 p.m.BASEBALLMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLReduced three-game suspension of Baltimore RHP Alfredo Simon to two games for hitting Toronto OF Jose Bautista with a pitch after both teams were warned during Sunday's game.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBAFined Washington owner Ted Leonsis $100,000 for unauthorized public comments regarding the league's collective bargaining negotiations. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSExercised their third-year contract option on G Stephen Curry for the 2011-12 season. NEW JERSEY NETSWaived F Andre Brown.FOOTBALLNational Football League BALTIMORE RAVENSWaived DE Trevor Pryce. BUFFALO BILLSSigned LB Chris Kelsay to a four-year contract extension through the 2014 season. CAROLINA PANTHERSSigned G Chris Morris. HOUSTON TEXANSSigned CB Karl Paymah. Waived CB Jamar Wall. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned DL Robert Rose. Waived LB Erik Walden. NEW YORK JETSSigned RB Xavier Omon and G Chad Rinehart to the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey League BOSTON BRUINSAssigned F Joe Colborne, F Zach Hamill, F Jeff LoVecchio, F Jeremy Reich, F Wyatt Smith and D Steven Kampfer to Providence (AHL). CAROLINA HURRRICANESAssigned F Zach Boychuk to Charlotte (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSAssigned F Matt Calvert, F Chad Kolarik, D Steven Delisle, D Cody Goloubef, D Brent Regner, D Theo Ruth, G Daren Machesney to Syracuse (AHL). Placed F Trevor Frischmon and D Jonathan Sigalet on waivers for the purpose of being assigned to Springfield. Returned F Oliver Gabriel to Portland (WHL). DETROIT RED WINGSAssigned G Thomas McCollum, D Travis Ehrhardt, D Sergei Kolosov, D Sebastien Piche, D Logan Pyett, F Willie Coetzee, F Ilari Filppula and F Jamie Tardif to Grand Rapids (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILSAssigned G Jeff Frazee to Albany (AHL). Returned D Eric Gelinas to Chicoutimi (QMJHL). Announced RW Marcus Nilson has returned to Sweden. OTTAWA SENATORSReassigned G Mike Brodeur, G Barry Brust, D Andre Benoit, D Eric Gryba, D Geoff Kinrade, D Craig Schira, F Jason Bailey, F Erik Condra, F Corey Cowick, F Kaspars Daugavins, F David Dziurzynski, F Colin Greening, F Mike Hoffman, F Jim O' Brien, F Tim Spencer and F Roman Wick to Binghamton (AHL). PITTSBURGH PENGUINSAssigned F Brett Sterling, F Chris Conner, F Tim Wallace, F Nick Johnson, F Joe Vitale, D Corey Potter, D Steve Wagner, D Robert Bortuzzo, D Brian Strait, G John Curry and G Brad Thiessen to WilkesBarre/Scranton (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALSRecalled G Braden Holtby from Hershey (AHL). LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football vs.Agape Christian,7 p.m. MONDAY: Boys Golf at Clewiston Invitational,10 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.DeSoto,7 p.m.; Volleyball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Volleyball at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Swimming at Avon Park,5:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at Lake Wales,4 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football at Frostproof,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Haines City,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at Bartow,4 p.m.; Girls Golf at Avon Park,4 p.m.; Swimming at All Saints, 5:30 p.m. Heartland Christian MONDAY: Boys Golf vs.Lake Wales,3:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Sonrise,6 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at City of Life,6 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Frostproof,Kathleen,4 p.m. TUESDAY,Oct.12: Volleyball vs.Moore Haven,5/6:30 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Mulberry,4 p.m. SFCC TODAY: Volleyball hosts tournament,vs.Indian River,Noon,vs.Gulf Coast,4:30 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball hosts tournament,vs.Palm Beach,9 a.m.,vs.Clearwater Christian,3:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Pasco-Hernando,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at Hillsborough,7 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Football at Hardee,7 p.m. MONDAY: Girls Golf vs.Tenoroc,4 p.m. TUESDAY: Swimming vs.Sebring,5:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at Lake Wales,4 p.m. THURSDAY: JVFootball at Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Fort Meade,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Golf vs.Sebring,4 p.m. P P R R E E M M I I E E R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 : : 5 5 5 5 a a m m Sunderland vs. Manchester United. . 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d riving as Alvin Tumblin ran i n two touchdowns of his o wn for a score of 26-0. The defense left it all on t he field, with Nate Kirtman r ecovering a fumble in the t hird quarter to ensure the s hutout. This victory puts this team w ith a record of 4 -2 putting t hem in first place. The Senior division, c oached by Bronson Smith, t ook the field and soon took f ull control of the game. The Blue Streaks scored at w ill and gave up very little y ardage to the Yellow Jackets t o finish off the second win o f the day with a final score o f 38-0, bringing their record t o 3-3 and in second place. The Pee Wee team, c oached by David Jones, p layed an almost flawless f irst half, scoring all of their p oints early and relying on t he defense to shut the Y ellow Jacket's offense d own. This played out to give t hem their second win of the s eason with a final score of 1 9-0, bringing them to a 2-4 r ecord and in second place. Coach Duncan and the J unior Blue Streak team have b ecome an exceptional seco nd-half team. At halftime with a score of 0 -0, the team came out in the s econd half, stepped their g ame up a notch and put s ome numbers on the board. The offense took control of the field and scored three touchdowns to give them the final win of the day, 18-0, and bringing their record to 3-3 and tied for second place. The Blue Streaks won four of five games, putting forth an outstanding effort. With the season more than halfway over and only four games left to go, things are really heating up. Those teams that have had to face the Thunderbolts in the past few weeks surely know what "You've been Thunderstruck" means. The Thunderbolts traveled to Lake Wales to take on the Steelers, fully charged up and ready to strike. Starting off with the flag game, Coach Whitehouse and his team took the field with confidence. Immediately, this flag team took control of the game, with Kutter Reid scoring the first touchdown for the day. Davonni Trent and Reid Whitehouse followed with touchdowns of their own, with Whitehouse catching a pass for a two-point conversion. Those Steelers weren't ready to give up so easily, but the Thunderbolt defense wouldn't allow it, stuffing them on a goal-line stand to secure the 28-18 win. These Bolts are now 3-3, and in a third-place tie. The Mitey Mite game was quite exciting with the Thunderbolts and Steelers battling for control of the game. At halftime the score was 13-12 with the Steelers on top. The defense dug in and the offense rallied together to make something happen. Alate Thunder strike for a score made the final margin 18-13, also giving this team a record of 3-3. This puts them in a threeway tie for third place. Next up the Thunderbolt Pee Wee's were motivated, focused and ready to go. The offense was a little sluggish to start but quickly picked up the pace. Quarterback Anthony Rosado handed off the ball to Thurlow Wilkins for a 44yard touchdown early in the game, the first of two touchdowns for Wilkins. Kasey Hawthorne also scored a pair of touchdowns and kicked for an extra point. The offensive line, lead by Rodrigo Nolan and Frank Molina, stood fast for the rest of the game with help from tight ends Teavon King and James Pearson. The defense had a great game, only allowing the Steelers to score six points. Jordan Rose had multiple tackles for loss, along with Colton Williams. Pressure by Camren Spaulding and Devin Brubaker helped JC Crenshaw get his fourth interception of the year. The final score of 26-6 brings their record to 4-2, putting them tied for second place in their division. In the final game of the day, the Junior Thunderbolts took the field determined and focused to take on the Steelers. The offense quickly took control of the field, with Donte Carpenter scoring a touchdown to put the first points on the board. The offense continued to move down the field and put points on the board with touchdowns from CJ Harr is and Bennaum Loculien to take them into halftime wi th a lead of 19-0. The defense, lead by Ake m JnPierre, Tyler Edwards, D J Taylor and Cole Kilgo, w as electrifying and the Steele rs felt it with every tackle an d collision that they endured. Jalen Williams scored t he final touchdown of the day. Thunderstruck with n o points on the board, t he Steelers started waving t he white flag with 3:27 left in the third quarter, giving t he Thunderbolts the final win of the day with a final score of 26-0. This brings their record to 5-1, ranking them in secon d place in their division, ju st one game behind undefeat ed Avon Park. These teams went in to Lake Wales and swept t he Steelers, giving t he Thunderbolts their secon d sweep of the season. On Saturday, Oct. 2, t he Blue Streaks will be at hom e to play the Lakeland Sain ts and the Thunderbolts are o ff to Kissimmee to face t he CFAAChargers. Good Luck to all Bl ue Streak and Thunderbo lt teams in bringing home som e more Ws. Games will begin at 9 a.m ., please come down to t he Highlands County Spor ts Complex to support o ur youth football program. Lake June West Golf ClubA Scramble was played on Thursday, Sept. 23. Winning first place was the team of Dick Denhart, Vince and Charlotte Mathew and Norma Colyer with 53; and second place, Ron Hesson, Joe and Joyce Swartz and Don Boulton with 54. Closest to the pin: (Ladies), No. 8, Joyce Swartz, 16-feet-8-inches. (Men), No. 2, Dick Denhart, 23-feet-8-inches. The Men's Association played a Men's League event on Wednesday, Sept. 22. Winning first place was the team of Pete Otway, Mario Cappelletti, Jack Maginnis, Don Boulton and John Riley with 39; second place, Frank Gallagher, Joe Swartz, Jim Lynch and Dick Reaney with 44. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Joe Swartz, 10-feet-10-inches; No. 4, Ron Hesson, 12-feet-5-inches; and No. 8, Frank Gallagher, 1-foot-9-inches.PinecrestThe Men's Association played Team and Individual Pro-Am Points Wednesday, Sept. 29 with Vern Gates, Bob Tefft and J.W. McCamic winning the team event with +10 points. Bob Topel won A Division, individually, with +6 and Tefft and Larry Ellison tied for the lead in B Division with +5. C Division saw a three way tie for the top with McCamic, Frank Branka and Bobby Fowler each coming in with +3.River GreensThe Men's Association played a Men's Day event on Saturday, Sept. 25. Winning first place was the team of Ken Koon, Cecil Lemons, Bill Mountford and Pete March with minus-34; second place, Larry Roy, Dick McClay and Harold Kline (draw) with minus-31; and third place, Ken Brunswick, Tim Thomas, Keith Kincer and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-20. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Cecil Lemons; No. 5, Russ Rudd; No. 12, Ed Mosser; and No. 17, Russ Rudd. A Morning Scramble was played on Friday, Sept. 24. Winning first place was the team of Louise and Terry Lewis, Rhonda and Len Westdale with 57. An Afternoon Scramble was played Friday, Sept. 24. Winning first place was the team of Austin Smith, Jim Sizemore, Phil Kozak, Glen Nelson and Kay Conkle with minus-14. The Morrison Group played a game on Thursday, Sept. 23. The winners were: First place, Lefty St. Pierre and Gil Heier with 55; and second place, Romy Febre and Jim Cercy with 60. Tying for third/fourth places were Larry Roy and Russ Rudd; Harold Kline and Len Westdale with 61 each. The Ladies Association played a pro am tournament on Thursday, Sept. 23. Winning first place was the team of Michele Koon, Anne Purcell and Pat Kincer. Individual winners were: First place, Karen Speaker with plus-4.5; second place, Michele Koon with plus-2.5; and third place, Fran Smith with plus-1.5. The Men's Association played a pro am tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 22. Winning first place was the team of Dan Pelfrey, Fred Evans, Ken Koon and Lefty St. Pierre with plus-9; and second place, Pete March, Neil Purcell, Len Westdale and Romy Febre with minus-5. Individual winners: A Flight (25over): Russ Rudd with plus-2.5. B Flight (20-24): Ken Koon with plus-1.5. C Flight (16-19): Dick McClay with plus-3. D Flight (15-under): Danny Pelfrey with plus-6.5. The Golfettes played a game on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The winners were: Gross First place, Michele Koon, Karen Speaker and Kay Conkle with 404. Net First place, Pat Kincer, Donna Johnson, Bev Rudd and Helen Ochala with 297. The Morrison Group played a game on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Winning first place was the team of Gil Heier, Keith Kincer, Ken Koon and Tim Thomas with minus-30; and second place, Jim Cercy, Tim Thomas, Cliff Steele and Vince Boever with minus-28. The Morrison Group played a game on Monday, Sept. 20. Winning first place was the team of Russ Rudd, Gil Heier, Lefty St. Pierre and Dale Duncan with minus-22.Sebring MunicipalThe Mezza group played a scramble Monday, Sept. 27, at the Sebring Municipal golf course. The first place team of Pat Dell, Doug Haire, Bob Hughes and Terry Yandle had a minus 8, while the second-place team ofJoe Hyzny, Pete Mezza and Bill Ringo came in a shot back at minus 7. Third place went to John Mc Aechren, David Mulligan andRalph Scharf. Next Monday we will play at the Sebring Municipal golf course beginning at 7:45 a.m. Please arrive eary to register. For more information call Peteat 3821280. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010Page 3B Continued from 1B SYF wins all but one on weekend Courtesy photo Duran Randolph leaps in the end zone to make this scoring catch Saturday for the Senior Streaks in Sebring Youth Football action against Bartow. t o keep the ball in play. Similarly, the Dragons w ere trying with all they had t o stave off that final point u ntil they were the ones scori ng it. Afour-point run did just t hat with Lake Placid pulliing o ut the 26-24 win. The same sort of scenario p layed out in the clincher w ith things bouncing around i n the early going. But momentum seemed to b e shifting to Avon Park with T ia Nobles getting a block a nd kill, along with a Hart k ill for a 17-11 lead that grew t o 24-17 and again had the D evils on the brink of e xtending the match. With so much at stake, h owever, Lake Placid pulled t hat momentum back and p ulled the rug out from under Avon Park, scoring eight straight points to take the 2524 shocker. "The girls really fought back and did their jobs," Wells said. "Looking forward, we just have to play our game and work as a team." Now 6-2 in District 9-3A play, the Dragons are all alone in second, behind undefeated McKeel, and were on the road Thursday at Fort Meade. The Devils sit in third at 53 and were also away Thursday with a district match at Tenoroc, looking for some atonement for an early-season loss to the Lady Titans. "The girls know what's at stake," Devlin said. "We've got to come to play and play that way through the end of the season." Continued from 1B LP alone in second you could this season. When Longoria and Price called out the no-shows, you understood and agreed. It was no slam on you, you're one of those that have been supporting the team this was about them So then, for your seasonlong devotion, who does the team then reward? Those no-shows. It's kind of like the bandwagon fan phenomena, only these bandwagoners didn't jump on when the team got good, they got on after the team was good and they could get on for free. Well, it worked, as the team drew 36,973 for Wednesday's game and while I'm sure there were those regulars who scoffed at the freeloaders in attendance, it probably did make for a much livelier ball park experience overall. And the club sure must have enjoyed the extra cash flow. Because you see, even though those extra 20,000 may have gotten into the park free, nothing else was. Parking, hot dogs, beers, T-shirts, programs there were an extra 20,000 customers for all of those purchasable items. Much like why it's so cheap to go to and stay in Las Vegas. They don't need to charge you an arm and a leg to go there, they just want you there to spend your money. The cheaper it is, the more people go and the more money they have to spend. But then, doesn't that make you wonder why more teams don't do that more often? Let's say you're the owner of any number of the smaller market teams around the country. Your stadium will hold as many as, say, 40,000 people, but you struggle to draw even half that. Why not, then, give away 10,000 or more tickets and/or, as was suggested to me just now, make it so all kids under a certain age always get in free? Empty seats will now be filled. And although you didn't get the money from the ticket sales, you're selling that many more hot dogs, Tshirts, etc. Merely having a major league team, contending or not, evidently isn't enough to draw fans. And so it isn't a matter of "If you build it, they will come." It's more like, "If you give away a boatload of free tickets, they will come." And that money they did n't spend on the tickets no w becomes their disposable cash to spend once they ge t there. Aradical new way, perhaps, of looking at how to fill the parks and sell the concessions. And nobody really seem s to have thought of that unt il Rays management became desperate to draw a crowd Dan Hoehne is the Sports Editor of the News-Sun. He can be reached at email@example.com. Continued from 1B Rays giveaway provides food for thought
DearPharmacist: What can do to protect myself from catching a cold this year? I have a job that requires me to work seven days a week. I can't miss a day so I don't want to get sick. Last year, I got the flu shot and will probably do so again, however, is there anything more that I can do right now to protect myself? N.W. Decatur, Ill. Answer: Job one is to strengthen your immune system which protects you from pathogens which, by the way, are everywhere! There are bugs'on your skin and all over your body but they don't infect you unless your immune system runs down. The better you take care of yourself before flu season hits, the less likely you'll need antibiotics, cold medications or steroid injections. Best of all, the less likely you are to miss work! Keep a light, healthy diet that is tilted in the direction of healthy foods, and free of refined sugar. Drink herbal tea. Drinking tea is very easy because you can buy commercially prepared teas at any health food store or online. Be careful though, some are just black tea flavored with herbs. You want the real deal, pure 100 percent herbal tea. Instead of buying ready made tea, why not make your own? I actually feel like a mad scientist when I create my tea treats! I study the herbs that I like, and then go to the health food store to buy them in bulk. I choose herbs based on symptoms or health benefits. So for example, if you want vitamin C for its amazing antioxidant power, buy some rose hips. If you want to strengthen your immune system, get elderberry and astragalus and combine those together. Just boil some water and steep about one teaspoon each per cup. It's OK to add a little bit of raw honey, or unrefined agave nectar. If you get a bad cough, why not use marshmallow extract? Marshmallow as in the herb, not the ooey gooey confection. Marshmallow soothes mucous membranes and can put a stop to a dry, hacking cough. For sore throats, choose slippery elm. You should combine herbs in intelligent ways to customize your tea and relieve the misery quicker. Herbal teas nourish your body and warm your soul. Now, as much as I believe in your own ability to take care of yourself when you get a cold, I also think ther e comes a time when you nee d to see your doctor. See your doctor if you experience: Sharp pains in your chest Shortness of breath Coughing up blood or yellow/brown mucus Persistent chills or nig ht sweats Persistent cough along with a fever Use common sense and see your physician because you may need an antibiotic or a breathing inhaler. I'm a big advocate for se lf treatment, but sometimes, enough is enough!Did you know? The FDAjust approved Krystexxa, a prescription drug to treat gout. It's given by injection every two weeks. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist' and Real Solutions.' For more information, visit www. Dear Pharmacist. com. 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Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid Foundation Board proudly unveiled its new hospital sign during its September board meeting. Updating the hospital's sign on U.S. 27 is a project the board has been very passionate and concerned about because it felt the previous sign was poorly lit and did not adequately identify the Hospital's presence. "Many would drive past the hospital never realizing it was there because they wouldn't notice the sign," said Administrator Warren Santander. "In its never ending quest to serve its community, the board felt like it was its duty to provide the community with the proper signage and the hospital thanks them for this tremendous effort." The brand new digital LED sign now greets patients and traffic with its mission-driven messages and clear indication of the hospital's entrance, Santander added. FHHMC Lake Placid unveils new sign Herbal teas help during cold season Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County Health Department is offering Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages, especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. These classes are free of charge and provided by a Certified Diabetes Educator. Classes in English are scheduled from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 12 and 13 and from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 18, 19 and 20 at the Highlands County Health Department in Sebring (7205 S. George Blvd.). Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information, contact the HCHD Wellness and Diabetes Education Program, at 3827233.Amplified telephone distribution setSEBRING Hearing Impaired Persons will distribute amplified telephones to Florida residents who have a hearing or speech loss, in the Conference Room at NuHope Elder Care Services, 6414 U.S. 27 South in Sebring, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday Oct. 7. By appointment only. Call (941) 743-8347. Health Department offers diabetes class Associated PressWASHINGTON S eniors with high drug c osts will soon have more o ptions to help them cope w ith Medicare's prescript ion coverage gap. Reversing a steady d ecline, the number of p rescription plans coveri ng at least some brandn ame drugs in the "doughn ut hole" coverage gap w ill triple next year, from 3 5 to 106. That's accordi ng to an analysis of M edicare data to be r eleased Wednesday by A valere Health, a private r esearch firm. At least two plans cove ring some brand-name d rugs in the gap will be a vailable in every region o f the country. Overall, o ne-third of plans will o ffer gap coverage, up f rom one-fifth this year. S ome only provide generi cs. The plans that cover b rand-name medications i n the gap offer only a limi ted range, usually drugs t o treat chronic illnesses. A nd the enhanced covera ge comes with a higher m onthly premium. Nonetheless, some seni ors may be willing to pay m ore for greater peace of m ind. Some of the most w idely used medications, i ncluding Lipitor for high c holesterol, are not availa ble as generics. "The coverage of g enerics in the gap has b een fairly stable, but t here has been very little c overage of brand-name d rugs," said Bonnie W ashington, an Avalere r esearcher who worked on t he study. "This is the first y ear we have really seen it c ome back." The coverage expansion i s partly the result of prodd ing by Medicare officials t o get private insurers to o ffer more robust plans, W ashington said. Medicare's drug covera ge gap is a cost-control i dea that has never been p opular. In 2011, the gap will s tart after Medicare benef iciaries and their insura nce plan have spent $ 2,840 on medications. After that, seniors are r esponsible for roughly t he next $3,600. That's the doughnut hole." Once total spending r eaches about $6,440, M edicare's catastrophic c overage kicks in and bene ficiaries pay only a small a mount. President Barack O bama's new health care l aw closes the gap by 2 020 through a series of d iscounts. Next year, seni ors get 50 percent off b rand-name drugs in the g ap and a smaller break on g enerics. But Medicare will cont inue to count the full r etail price of medications i n computing the coverage g ap. So that means seniors w ill pay a lot less to get t hrough the doughnut h ole. About 4 million people n ow face the gap largely o n their own. The Avalere study also f ound benefits will i mprove for low-income p eople whose premiums a nd co-payments are cove red by taxpayers. For the f irst time since the drug b enefit was offered in 2 006, 9 million lowi ncome beneficiaries will h ave a bigger number of p lans to pick from. For t hose who want to stick w ith their current plan, c overage will be more stab le. More options for seniors with high drug costs Associated PressFREDERICK, Md. Defense contractor Computer Sciences Corp. says its DynPort Vaccine Co. unit in Frederick has won a contract to explore prospects for European Union licensing of a plague vaccine. CSC made the announcement Wednesday from its headquarters in Falls Church, Va. The company says the contract from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence is to scope the requirements for achieving licensure in the EU. 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Special to the News-SunDuring October, Florida H ospital and our chambers o f commerce in Avon Park, L ake Placid and Sebring are p airing with nine local s alons to increase Breast C ancer Awareness "One P ink Strand at a Time." Be part of the latest t rend. Get a pink hair e xtension at these salons d uring October with a $10 d onation to benefit the F lorida Hospital Breast C are Center. Participating s alons include: Salon T azmania in Avon Park; T he Renaissance Day Spa a nd The 1 Park Place C ompany in Lake Placid; a nd Poshe Day Salon, S tephanie Sherae Salon, B ack In Touch, Allure S alon & Spa, The Studio, a nd Changes Salon Unlimited in Sebring. Stop by the Sebring, Lake Placid or Avon Park Chamber offices to pick up your limited-edition shopping tote bag for a $1 donation benefitting the new Florida Hospital Breast Care Center. Also register to win a huge gift basket that includes a digital mammogram with reading from Seascape Imaging, valued at more than $350. Florida Hospital reminds all women to schedule their annual mammogram now by calling Seascape Imaging at 402-3383. All mammogram appointments during October will receive a free shopping tote bag (while supplies last). For complete information about the campaign, please call 386-6380. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010Page 5B Dont just conceal it. Let us heal it. Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Physician and Self-Referrals Accepted7200 S. George Blvd. Sebring, Florida (863) 382-2032 Fla. Hospital teaming with chambers, salons to fight breast cancer Courtesy photo Florida Hospital teams with chambers and local salons to fight breast cancer one pink strand at a time.' Show are (from top, left to right) Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Dave Greenslade, Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Eileen May, Sebring Chamber of Commerce Greg Harris, Allure Salon & Spa Mika, Florida Hospital Cathy Albritton, Florida Hospital Foundation Jamie Bateman, The Renaissance Day Spa Cindy Smiling, Salon Tazmania Dana Ferguson, Poshe Day Salon Diane Stahl, The 1 Park Place Company Brianna Asbury, Changes Salon Unlimited Amanda Armentrout, Back in Touch Claudia Cox, Stephanie Sherrae Salon Stephanie Hadwin and The Studio of Health and Beauty Rachel Smith. HEALTHYLIVING The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Community outreachAce Homecare Community O utreach Program will host t he following this week: Friday 8 a.m., Health Fair a t Sebring Village, S chumacher Rd., Sebring; and 1 0 a.m., Health Fair at H ighlands Village, Villa R oad, Sebring. Monday 8 a.m., Health F air at Brookside Bluffs, Rt. 1 7, Zolfo Springs; 10:30 a.m., H ealth Fair at Nu-Hope Elder S ervices, 310 N. 8th Ave., W auchula; 11 a.m., Health F air, Forest Glades, Townsend S t., Wauchula; and 1 p.m., C aregivers Support Group, C rown Pointe Assisted Living C ommunity, Sun N Lake B lvd., Sebring. Tuesday 1 p.m., Health F air at Groves (behind S ebring Diner), U.S. 27. Wednesday 8 a.m., Health F air at Villa Del Sol (behind W inn Dixie), U.S. 27, AP. Thursday 9 a.m., Health F air at Fair Havens A partments, Spinks Rd., S ebring; 10:30 a.m., C aregivers Support Group, B almoral Assisted Living F acility, 93 Balmoral Road, R t. 621, Lake Placid; and 1 1:45 a.m., Caring Tips at B almoral Assisted Living F acility. Special to the News-SunGAINESVILLE Achemical compound made from a type of bacteria discovered in the Florida Keys by a University of Florida pharmacy researcher has shown effectiveness in fighting colon cancer in preclinical experiments. Writing online in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, scientists say the compound known as largazole because it was first found near Key Largo inhibits human cancer cell growth in cultures and rodent models by attacking a class of enzymes involved in the packaging and structure of DNA. More study is needed, but scientists hope that the discovery will lead to new treatments for the roughly 50,000 people struck with colorectal cancer each year in the United States. Researchers are enthusiastic because in addition to having the marine bacteria as a natural source of the chemical, they have been able to synthetically produce the active chemical compound extracted from the bacteria. "It is challenging to develop natural marine products into drug therapies due to what is termed the the supply problem,'" said Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., an associate professor of medicinal chemistry in the UF College of Pharmacy. "We have solved the supply problem for largazole because it has a relatively simple structure, which has made it easy to reproduce in the lab." The Luesch lab discovered largazole while investigating samples of bacteria from the Florida Keys, publishing the finding in 2008. Known as cyanobacteria, the microbes have evolved to fend off predators or cope with harsh conditions in a marine environment, employing toxins to aid their own survival. The toxins are the compounds chemists such as Luesch wish to isolate and understand in a quest to create drugs that similarly fend off invading cancers in the body. Since the discovery, Luesch's lab determined the compound inhibits enzymes known as histone deacetylases, or HDACs, which are linked to many diseases and are increasingly viewed as promising for cancer therapy. Jiyong Hong, Ph.D., an assistant pr ofessor of chemistry at Duke Universit y, teamed with the UF researchers to chemically reproduce the compound f or further preclinical testing, which ind icates it is a potent inhibitor of canc er cells that has the right properties to reach its intended target without t he toxic side effects of many cancer drug s. "Knowing HDAC is the target th at makes largazole effective means we c an predict good drug properties becau se there are already two anticancer pro ducts on the market that work this way ," said Luesch, who is a member of the U F Shands Cancer Center. Three important aspects make th is marine compound more promising th an other natural products as an effecti ve cancer-fighting drug, Luesch said availability of supply, knowing its mo de of action and the fact that its cellul ar target is already a proven anticancer ta rget known to result in the necessa ry selectivity for cancer cells over norm al cells. Luesch presented the findings Sept. 9 at the Marine Drug Discove ry Symposium in Pohang, South Kore a, and is scheduled in mid-October to pre sent data at the Marine Natural Produc ts Symposium in Phuket, Thailand. T he research will be featured on the cover of November's Journal of Pharmacolog y and Experimental Therapeutics. Compound discovered in Keys shows early promise as colon cancer treatment It is challenging to develop natural marine products into drug therapies due to what is termed the supply problem.''HENDRIK LEUSCH associate professor of medicinal chemistrty at UF
Special to the News-SunSEBRING Thousands of animals in many countries will be blessed Monday at what is now called World Animal Day. World Animal Day was founded at an ecologist's convention in Florence, Italy in 1931 as a way of highlighting the plight of endangered species. Oct. 4 was chosen because it is also the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, a Catholic church holiday that is often celebrated with an annual blessing of the pets. Everyone and their pets are invited to become part of the animal blessing at 6 p.m. Monday at Highlands Hammock State Park. The ceremony will celebrate animal life in all its forms and mankind's relationship to the animal kingdom. In addition to the blessing of the pets brought to the event the diverse roles that animals play in our lives, from companions and helpers to the sense of wonder that animals give, will be acknowledged in music and word. Animals of all sizes and types will be blessed in a non denominational, candlelight ceremony. Bring your pets on a leash. This is the third annual Blessing of the Animals sponsored by Heavens Gates Animal Ministries at the state park. The event takes place at the stage set between massive live oak trees in the park's picnic area. The pastors from Unity Church and Emmanuel Church of Christ will give the blessings. Gary Filip and the Lake Placid Montessori Academy Children's Choir will provide the music. The event is free; the park entry fee of $6 per vehicle will be in effect. For more information contact Gail Leavitt at 402-8238, www.animalministries.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. A tonement Lutheran ChurchSEBRING The 19th S unday after Pentecost c elebration will be led by s piritual leader Dr. Johan B erg at the morning servi ce with Holy Eucharist. B irthday Celebration coff ee hour to follow morni ng worship service. The council meets at 6 p .m. Monday in the fell owship hall. Donations of items for t he Oct. 9 rummage sale a re still being accepted. B ring the items to the c hurch or call Jim S chwandt at 655-1495 to m ake arrangements for d rop off or pick up of i tems to donate. ABible study on the b ook of Romans will start a t 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 1 in the fellowship hall. I t will be taught by S haron Palmer. This is an open invitat ion to all churches and p eople in the community t o come and walk and p ray in the Labyrinth P rayer Garden on the east s ide of the church premi ses. The Labyrinth P rayer Garden is patt erned after a very f amous Labyrinth in F rance. A von Park Church of ChristAVON PARK Seeing through the Eyes o f Jesus" (Philippians 1 :21) will be the message S unday presented by M inister Larry Roberts. There will be a dinner i n the multi-purpose room i mmediately following t he morning worship. All m embers and guests are i nvited. The Timothy Class will m eet at 5 p.m. Sunday. J eff Parker is in charge. Monday Night S chool/Study Group m eets every Monday at 5 :45 p.m. The age group i s kindergarten through e ighth grade. For inform ation, call the church o ffice. This is a free servi ce. Avon Park Church of C hrist is at 200 S. Forest A ve. Call 453-4692. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.com CUSTOMORDERS AVAILABLEBEST SELECTION BEST QUALITY BEST PRICE Aluminum PVC Sets Wicker Sets Bars & Bar Stools Glider Chairs Swivel Chairs Outdoor Rugs Outdoor Fireplaces Umbrellas Gas Fire Pits NEW STOCK JUST ARRIVED! RELIGION Christ Lutheran benefits from fly-in breakfastAVON PARK Afly-in breakfast will be served from 8-11 a.m. Saturday at Florida Aircraft Services (KAVO), 1535 S.R. 64 West, Maintenance Hangar, Avon Park (phone number 453-5046). Fly-in, drive or walk-in for a full breakfast, casseroles and sticky buns all for $5 donation. Proceeds go to Christ Lutheran Church in Avon Park. Top off your aircraft with fuel and get breakfast on us. These breakfasts are held the first Saturday of every month, September through May.Men's Ministry plan pulled pork dinnerSEBRING Pulled pork dinner will be served starting at 11 a.m. Saturday, sponsored by the Men's Ministry, Sebring Church of the Nazarene. Come and watch your favorite college football game and dine with friends. Boxed lunch includes pulled pork sandwich, fries and baked beans. Drinks also available. There will also be bargain prices on candy as well as gourmet jars of spices and rubs created by Sweetpea Foods. Dinners will be $6; spices and ribs range from $1 to $6; candy will be six for $1 or 15 for $2. The Men's Ministry will be using the proceeds from this event to assist in stocking the church food pantry. The church is at 420 S. Pine St. (on the corner of Commerce and Pine streets). The dinners will be sold in the front corner parking lot with tables and chairs under tents for dining.Women's Ministries plans Evening of EntertainmentLAKE PLACID The Women's Ministries of First Presbyterian Church is hosting an Evening of Entertainment at 7 p.m. Saturday. There will be a variety of entertainers, piano, guitar, bells, solos, trios, clowns and more. Those in attendance will be served refreshments at intermission. There is no charge, only a free will offering to support the many ministries of the women of the church.Heritage service returns to Memorial United MethodistLAKE PLACID Heritage Worship Service will return at Memorial United Methodist Church at 8:30 a.m. on Worship Communion Sunday, Oct. 3. The new Worship Service schedule will be: Heritage (traditional) Worship Service (sanctuary) at 8:30 a.m.; Celebration (blended) Worship Service (sanctuary) at 10:45 a.m.; New Song (contemporary) Worship Service (Rob Reynolds Hall) at 10:45 a.m. Anew sermon series will begin Sunday for all the worship services. This fivepart Bible based series is "BeyondING" and it is based on the book, "Five Practices of Fruitful Living," written by Bishop Robert Schnase. It will be a time to learn about biblical topics as "Radical Hospitality" (personal evangelism); "Passionate Worship;" Intentional Faith Development (small group discipleship); "Missional Risk-Taking Living;" and "Living a Life of Extravagant Generosity" (stewardship). The public is invited to all these services. For information, call 465-2422 The church is in Lake Placid at 500 Kent Ave., overlooking Lake Clay.Pastors present An Evening in Bible Prophecy'SEBRING The secon d in the series, "An Evening in Bible Prophecy," will b e held at Homer's Restauran t, right side room, at 6:30 p.m. Monday. This is a fre e seminar. Pastors Eugene Haas, Christ Fellowship Church, and Reinhold Buxbaum, The Way Church, talk abo ut a biblical understanding o f the present situation of Israel and the USA. What has the Bible to say about our times? This is a multimedia presentation including a time for questions an d answers. Free beverages a re provided. Food may be pu rchased ahead of time if desired.Fall trash and treasure sale is Oct. 8-9 at St. JohnSEBRING St. John United Methodist Church will hold its annual Fall Trash and Treasure Sale in fellowship hall on Oct. 8 and 9. On Friday, sale hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday hours wil l be from 8 a.m. to noon. Lunch will be available St. John is at 3214 Grand Prix Drive, just west of Walmart. For further infor mation, call Ruth Harrison at 402-0696 or the church office at 382-1736. Snapshots Check out the latest news online any time at www.newssun.com Church News Continued on page 7B Animal Blessing set for Highlands Hammock Courtesy photo by Fred Leavitt World Animal Day will be celebrated with the third annual Blessing of the Animals at Highlands Hammock State Park at 6 p.m. Monday. Leashed animals of all sizes and types will be blessed in this non-denominational, candlelight ceremony. We don't like to think a bout death, but we see it in t he news every day. We read a bout it in the newspaper. W e all have an appointment w ith death and none of us k nows the day or the hour. W hat do you want people to r emember about you? What d o you want engraved on y our tombstone? If you c hoose cremation, what do w ant your loved ones to m ost remember you for? Will your loved ones r emember your anger? Your a bility to hold a grudge? Y our ability to fight and a rgue, striving for the upper h and? Will they remember y ou as a tyrant? Will they r emember your lack of p atience? Your ability to eat l arge meals? Your gusto for d rinking and partying? Will your children rememb er you as a loving, caring p arent? Or will they rememb er you as a gentle parent, offering discipline (not punishment), advice and wisdom? Will your friends remember you as someone who knew how to enjoy life, or someone who was good at trying to escape from it with drugs and alcohol? What example will you set for your children? Whether you want them to be like you or not, they will be. You are the only example they know how to follow. Aren't you a lot like your mom or dad? Psalm 90:12 says, "So teach us to number our days, so that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom." Aleta Kay is a lay counselor. She can be reached at email@example.com. How do you want to be remembered? The Marriage Mentor Aleta Kay NEWS-SUN 385-6155
www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010Page 7B Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sunthat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSunat 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. For information contact 840-0152. Pastor Larry Carmody. 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, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. Crossroads Community Church 114 South Central Ave., Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 4534453. 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 Study and Youth/Royal Explorers, 7 p.m. Pastor: John E. Dumas. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. 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., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site,www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Jared Hewitt, youth minister; and Joy Loomis, music director. Regular Sunday schedule: 8:30 a.m. Orchestra rehearsal; 9 a.m. Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Morning Worship; 11 a.m. Children's Church; 4:30-7 p.m. Youth activities; 6 p.m. Vesper Service. Tuesday schedule: 8-10 a.m., basic computer class/Sonshine House; 7-9 p.m. conversational English, and citizenship classes/Sonshine House. Regular Wednesday schedule: 4:45 p.m. Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. children's choir rehearsals, youth activities and prayer meeting; 6:30 p.m. adult choir rehearsal; 7 p.m. children's mission groups; 8 p.m. Praise Team practice. Nursery provided for all services, except Sonshine House. LifeGroups (Bible studies) are offered on various days and times. Call 453-6681 for details. The 24/7 prayer line is (863) 452-1957. Primera Mision Bautista, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Johnattan Solotero, Pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 10 a.m., Bible study; 11 a.m., Worship Service. Wednesday schedule: 7 p.m., Bible study. Friday schedule: 7 p.m., activities for adults, youth and children. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided 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 Lake Placid, Knowing God's Heart and Sharing God's Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Email: www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and women's prayer breakfast is at 8 a.m. every Wednesday, both at the Family Restaurant. 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 services are at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September to May our youth group meets. First Lorida is the "Place to discover God's love." For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; Rev. David Thomas, associate pastor music and senior adults; Rev. Joe Delph, minister of youth and activities. Contemporary Service, 8:30 a.m.; Group Bible Studies, 9:45 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 11 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 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 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Children's Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) "Where the old fashion gospel is preached." Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastor Don Messenger. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the "Son" always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor; Chuck Pausley, Youth Pastor; Ralph O. Burns, Assistant to the Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Youth Meeting for Teens, 6:30 p.m. Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Office phone, 385-0752. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Ed Howell, transitional pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 3823695. CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English; 6 p.m., Life Teen Mass. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049. www.stcathe. com. Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., Pastor. Masses Saturday Vigil: 4 p.m. Sunday: 8 and 10:30 a.m. and noon Spanish Mass. Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Confessions: 3-3:45 p.m. Saturdays, 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, or by appointment. Enrollment for Catholic School grades K3 through 5 not being accepted. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lord's Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; "Building God's Kingdom for Everyone." "Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life!" "Alive and Worth the Drive!" Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; David Etherton, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Wednesday night meals, 5 p.m.; and Wednesday Bible Study, 6 p.m. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is "Jesus is First at First Christian Church."Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Ray Culpepper, Family Life Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Children's Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. 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. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. 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, FL33870 Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m .; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:3 0 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Chris t, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, F L 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts Sunday Worship Services, 10:3 0 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilitie s are available at every service. Bibl e Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. an d Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centere d classes for all ages. Church phone : 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church o f Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkwa y, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. W e would like to extend an invitatio n for you and your family to visit wit h us here at Sebring Parkway. Ou r hours of service are: Sunda y Worship Service, 9 a.m.; Sunda y Bible Class, 10:15 a.m.; Sunda y Evening Service, 6 p.m .; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazaren e of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118 ., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W Main St. Randall Rupert, Pasto r. Sunday: Sunday school begins a t 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning wo rship at 10:45 a.m.; and evenin g service at 6 p.m. Wednesda y evening service is at 7 p.m. wit h special services for children an d adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) an d Ladies ministries. If you need an y more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlak e Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852 Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Mornin g worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children an d youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christia n Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17 A North (truck route), AvonPark Presenting Jesus Christ as th e answer for time and eternit y. Sunday morning worship service 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided Junior Church activities at sam e time for K-6 grade. Sunday Schoo l Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m (Transportation available.) Sunda y evening praise and worship serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m. Children an d youth activities at 7 p.m Wednesday. Everyone is welcome please come worship with us. Do n Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phon e 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP Christ Lutheran Church AVON PARK Pastor Scott M cLean will preach a sermon titled ALiving Treasure." The church is a t 1320 County Road 64, east of the A von Park High School. Visitors are welcome to worship a nd fellowship. Call 471-2663 or v isait christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon o n Sunday morning is titled Unreality." The keynote is from J eremiah 10:6, "...there is none like u nto thee, O Lord; thou art great, a nd thy name is great in might." The church is at 146 N. Franklin S t.Christian Training Church SEBRING The Rev. Linda M. D owning will bring the message t itled "What Will He Find?" at the S unday morning service. The W ednesday night Bible study will c ontinue the book of Hebrews. Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Wednesday e vening Bible study and discussion t ime is an informal setting with o pen discussion to get to know the pastor better and spend some time studying the Scriptures. The Agape Cafe is open from 9:15-10 a.m. All are invited to join for fellowship and refreshments before worship services.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Sunday morning, World Communion Sunday, the Rev. George Miller will deliver a message based on Lamentation 3:19-26. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on Country Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Gary Kindle's sermon title, "Is God Always Listening," comes from Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4. The church is located at 2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. The radio broadcast is aired every Sunday live at 8 a.m. over WITS 1340 on the AM radio dial. The Web page is faithlutheransebring.com.First Baptist Church, Avon ParkAVON PARK The Rev. Howard A. Leman is the interim pastor. The sermon topic is "The Name Above Every Name," taken from Exodus 20:7. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. Call 453-6681 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.First Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID On Sunday Pastor Darryl George will preach the sermon titled "Innocence of Their Blood!," with regards to Jonah 1:1-14. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper avenues in Placid Lakes. For more information, call 465-5126 from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday or e-mail the church at email@example.com.First Christian ChurchAVON PARK "Please, Tell Me What You Hear," one of the parable sermons in this series that the pastor is preaching will come from Matthew 13. We need to tell all who will listen that Jesus is a real and viable answer to the situations they face. Following Sunday worship time will be the annual congregational meeting, then a potluck dinner. Choir practice has resumed and takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to request information. The church Web site is www.firstchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING At the Lord's Table this Sunday morning will be Dick Asmussen and Juanita Roberts. Communion will be served by Marla Null, Carol Chandler, Barbara Slinkard and Chris Baker. Greeting the congregation will be Betty Simpson. Michael and Carol Graves will work with children's church. Lighting the candles during the month of October will be Catherine Baker. Joyce Winstel will be with the children in the nursery. The pastor's sermon is titled "Jesus Teaches With Authority" taken from Mark 1:21-27.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.AVON PARK On Sunday morning, the pastor's sermon is titled "Covenant Connection" based on Exodus 12:1-11. The choir's introit will be "Beneath the Shadow" and the anthem will be "The One." Maxine Johnson, adult Sunday school teacher, will resume leading the study of II Samuel Chapter 4 in which Ishbosheth is murdered. Wendy Garcia teaches the youth and covers issues relevant to today and how they relate to the Bible. The Women's Ministries Executive Board will meet at 6 p.m Wednesday Bible study will con tinue with the pastor leading the study on Revelation. Choir practic e will be at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 9 the Youth Group will have a car wash at Walgreen's in Avon Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Funds raised will be used to purchase bullet-proof vests for the police department's K-9 unit. The church is at 215 E. Circle S t. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church, ARPSEBRING "Remember the Lord" is the title of Sunday morning's sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. Sunday is Worldwide Communion Sunday. Saturday, Oct. 9 is Dinner and Movie Night at 5 p.m. in fellowsh ip hall.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING This Sunday is Worldwide Communion Sunday an d it will be observed at all three church services. Sunday's Fine Food and Fellowship Dinner will be held from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in t he Family life Center. 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Page 8BNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010www.newssun.com EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the R edeemer .Service time is 9:30 w ith Holy Communion. Coffee hour f ollowing services. Newcomers w elcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail r email@example.com Web site: r edeemeravon.com. The church is a t 839 Howe's Way, Avon Park ( two miles north of Sun 'N Lake B oulevard, across from Wells D odge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy E ucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy E ucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek s ervice on Wednesday at 6 p.m. S unday School for all ages at 9 a .m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. u ntil 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. s ervice ends. Wednesday: Adult B ible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are a lways welcome. The Rev. Jim K urtz, rector. Church office 3857 649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake P lacid, FL33852. Phone: 4650 051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, R ector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 1 0:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday e vening: Holy Communion with H ealing Service, 6:15 p.m. Child c are available at the 8 a.m. and 1 0:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come s ee what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 T hunderbird Road, (863) 8350 869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior p astor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 1 0:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday s ervices at 7 p.m. We offer "Kid C ity" Children's Ministry throughout a ll services, and there are variosu o ther classes for teens, married c ouples, "prime-timers," and Bible s tudies in Spanish. "Kid City" Day C are, Preschool and After-School M onday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For r egistration call: 385-3111). Check u s out on the Web atwww.sebringg race.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration M inistries, (non-denominational) 2 200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 3 3825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533 771. Sunday service: Sunday S chool, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a .m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. p rayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W .H. Rogers. JEWISH Temple Israel of Highlands C ounty, 382-7744. Rabbi Lorraine R udenberg; www.templeisr aelofhcfl.org.Temple Israel is a R eform Temple that promotes the e nduring and fundamental princip les of Judaism. Through prayer, s tudy and friendship we strive to e nrich our lives and insure Jewish c ontinuity in Highlands County. F riday Evening Erev Shabbat S ervice, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday M orning Shabbat Minyon Service, 9 :30 a.m.; Saturday Morning Torah S tudy, 10:30 a.m.; Saturday A fternoon Shabbat Study, 3:30 p .m.; Havdallah, 5 p.m. On the foll owing dates: Oct. 1-2, Simchat T orah; Oct. 14-15, Oct. 29-30, Nov. 1 2-13, Nov. 26-27, Dec. 10-11, D ec. 24-25, Jan. 7-8, Jan. 21-22, F eb. 4-5, Feb. 18-19. Every T hursday will be Hebrew and Bible c lasses with Howard Salles, 12:304 :30 p.m. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or seechristlutheranavonpark.org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. 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 service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Communion is served the first and third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday worship service is broadcast on WITS 1340 AM at 8 a.m. each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faith's Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 9 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 11 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3851163. 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.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Early Sunday service, 8 a.., Sunday school at 9:10 a.m. and the second service at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; and Noel Johnson, youth and family life. Worship schedule for December through Easter: Worship service 8 and 11 a.m.; Communion services, first and third Sundays; (Children's Church, 11 a.m. only); 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.; Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship activities: Youth Group, Senior Citizens, Younger Side Adults, Ladies Missionary League, Ladies Guild, Small group studies as scheduled. Music: Choir and hand chimes. Trinity Tots Preschool (3-5 years old): 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. License: C14H10020: Susan Norris, director. Visit us online at: www.vchurches.com/trinitylutheranlp. NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Anursery is provided for children up to 2 years old and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:30 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening worship, 6 p.m. Youth group meets at 5 p.m. Friday. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall 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.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and children's church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3149195, firstname.lastname@example.org.Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown email@example.com. Web site is www.christiantrainingministries.net Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Children's & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry.www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kid's World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 7:45 a.m. (informal), 9:15 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (contemporary) in the main sanctuary. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer Wednesday and Saturday services at 6;15 a.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. All teachings are taken from the Manufacturer's Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Children's Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 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. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway email@example.com. Web site: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 services: Sunday morning worship, informal, 8 a.m.; regular, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Youth Group and Kids Quest, 5:307 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.cpcsebring.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 LaGrande), Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Esther and Mary Circles business meeting, 3:30 p.m. third Thursday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 7 p.m. second Tuesday; Women's Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday; Family Movie, 4 p.m. third Sunday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Youth Group, 6-7:30 p.m.; Senior High Youth Group, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery available for Sunday worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Gayle Sparks, director of youth ministry. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com,118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 8:15 and 9:30 a.m.; and contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. in Friendship Hall. Avariety of Sunday school classes for adults and children are at 9:45 and 11 a.m. in the educational building. 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 knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacon's meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail,email@example.com,Web site, http://slpc.presbychurch.org. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website iswww.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 382-9092. Dale Bargar, bishop; David Ward, first counselor; and Steve Austin, second counselor. Family History Center: 3821822. Sunday services: Sacrament meeting, 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 boys and girls from 78:20 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 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. Fo r more information, visit the Web si te www.salvationarmysebring.com o r call Captain Mary Holmes at 385 7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL3387 0. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pasto r. Traditional Worship Service at 8:1 0 and 10:55 a.m. in the sanctuar y, Contemporary Worship in the FL C at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:3 0 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist You th Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sunday s with Rick Heilig, youth directo r. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worsh ip service is broadcast over WIT S 1340 on AM dial. There is a nurse ry available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avo n Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R James Weiss, Pastor, Summe r Schedule, Sunday School 9:0 0 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overloo king Lake Clay) Lake Placid, F L, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pasto r. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastor al assistant. Sunday schedul e: Heritage Worship Service, 8:3 0 a.m. (October-May only); Scho ol School for all ages, 9:30 a.m .; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worsh ip service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nur sery care provided every Sunda y morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m (October-May only). We offe r Christ-centered Sunday scho ol classes, youth programs, Bib le studies, book studies and Christia n fellowship. We are a congregatio n that want to know Christ and mak e Him known. Call the church offic e at 465-2422 or check out ou r church Web site at www.memo rialumc.com. St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driv e, Sebring, FL33872. The Re v. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pasto r. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunda y Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for a ll services. Phone 382-173 6. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lan e, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyd e Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Stud y meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesda y. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. o n Thursday. Church office phon e: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church o f Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, F L 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 2 7 and Hammock Road). Sunday wo rship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion wi th worship first Sunday of mont h; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. a ll other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For mor e information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@ea rth link.net or check theWeb si te sebringemmanuelucc.com. N o matter who you are or where yo u are on life's journey, you're we lcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP W ednesday beginning at 10 a.m. a nd also an evening supper at 6 p .m., with study beginning at 6:45 p .m. The United Methodist Women w ill meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. The church is downtown at 126 S Pine St. Visit the Web site at s ebringfirstumc.com. Call 3855 184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe M inistries is at 200 Lark Ave., S ebring Hills Association C lubhouse. Home Bible Study continues at 7 p .m. Tuesday with the study of Z echariah. Classes are provided for t he children. Call 447-3431. Sunday the pastor continues the s eries on "What Is God Doing. Is H e testing? Or is He chastening m e?" Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID The Rev. Fred B all preaches on the subject "BeyondING: Welcoming" at the Heritage and Celebration worship services on Sunday. Claude Burnett, pastoral assistant, will preach on the subject at the New Song Worship Service. Apotluck dinner will be held in Rob Reynolds Hall at noon. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information, call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, "God's Majesty," is taken from Psalm 8. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday morning and evening services. Join Wednesday evening for praise, prayer and Bible study. Everyone will receive a warm welcome at every service.Resurrection Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK On the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, the pastor's sermon will be based on the 17th chapter of Luke. The worship and Communion assistant at the early service will be Joan Meier. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. in Burke Hall. At the mid-morning service, Ginny Schramm will be the worship assistant, June Townsend will be the Communion assistant and Jerry Zimpfer will be the lector. St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday morning, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr. will bring the message "Mustard See Faith" with Scripture from Luke 17:5-10 at the services. The nursery is available for all services. On Wednesday, the Men's Prayer and Fellowship Breakfast will meet at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Wednesday Night Youth Program is at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., Jessica Fore will be in concert. This is a free concert and everyone is welcome. On Thursday, The Over Easter Anonymous will meet in the educational building at 7 p.m. On Oct. 8 and 9, St. John will hold its annual Trash and Treasure Sale. On Friday, Oct. 8 the sale will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 9 the sale will be from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. On Saturday, Oct. 9 the Men's Group will meet at Panera Bread at 7 a.m.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING Pastor Keith Simmons will preach Sunday on "Take Them to Jesus." This is Worldwide Communion Sunday. The Scripture will be on John 1:3542. Sunday school will be led by the Rev. Wendell Bohrer and will meet in the Fidelis Room. They will study "God's Majesty and Human Dignity." They will also be looking at the Scripture of Psalm 8.Southside Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Rev. David Altman will continue in Sunday morning in the series: Not Ashamed of the Gospel. Special music will be presented by Stephanie Snyder and also Tony Jones. Children's church and a nursery are available. Awana begins at 5:30 p.m. The pastor will speak from the Family Life series in the Sunday evening worship service. Wednesday's adult Bible study and prayer meeting with Ron Fraz ee continues in the Beatitudes. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. Call 385-0752.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, will celebrate World Communion Sunday. The pastor's sermon is "Commune Meaningfully." The Way ChurchSEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum will continue his series i n I Peter. Prayer meeting will be Sunday evening. Monday will be the third in the evening in Bible Prophecy Series a t Homer's at 6:30 p.m. Ateam from Word Of Life in Hudson will be leading the worshi p on Sunday, Oct. 10. The church is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. The office phon e is 471-6140; the pastor's cell phon e is 381-6190. Church information and the pastor's messages can be viewed at www.thewaychurch.org. Continued from page 7B RELIGION Church News
By CHRISTYLEMIRE APMovie CriticWhen the Swedish horror film "Let the Right One In" debuted a couple of years ago, it was deservedly hailed as one of the most original vampire tales to come along in a while no small feat, given the bloodsuckers' ubiquity both on the big screen and television. Now, it's been remade as the American thriller "Let Me In" but rest assured, much of what made the first film so special remains intact. Aside from making a few structural tweaks, writerdirector Matt Reeves ("Cloverfield") has stayed extremely faithful in his adaptation, right down to chunks of dialogue, details like the Rubik's Cube the kids play with, and the jungle gym in their courtyard even some camera angles. Reeves also smartly recreated the sense of tension that built in the original film's stillness, and similarly, the quiet moments that allowed the two young characters to forge their bond. On the surface, both films (based on the book by John Ajvide Lindqvist) are about a bullied boy and the 12year-old vampire girl who comes to his rescue. But really, they're about a couple of lonely misfits who are drawn together the sweetness in the way they strengthen each other, and the sadness of the realization that their friendship can't last and Reeves gets that right, too. "Let Me In" is also gory, startling and intense, as you'd expect from any worthwhile vampire story, and the score from Michael Giacchino ("Up") adds to the chilling vibe. Reeves makes the violence more explicit, which wasn't terribly necessary what's merely implied can be even more frightening and the special effects when our hungry young heroine is in full-on attack mode make her movements look jumpy and jerky, which detracts from the film's otherwise realistic approach. Still, the relationship at the film's core always works, with excellent casting choices in Kodi SmitMcPhee as Owen and Chloe Grace Moretz as Abby. Smit-McPhee, who played Viggo Mortensen's son in "The Road," has an innocence about him that makes him a believable underdog; with his wide eyes, lanky frame and slightly eerie disposition, he resembles a young Billy Bob Thornton. And the engaging Moretz, who was such a scene-stealer earlier this year as Hit Girl in "Kick-Ass," shows a different side of her talent here. She brings a sense of regret and melancholy to the character, who's been 12 "for a long time," as she puts it. If it's possible, "Let Me In" actually makes Moretz look less than cute. As in the original, the two meet at night (of course) in the center of their shabby, snow-covered apartment complex. (The action's been moved to Los Alamos, N.M., but it still takes place in the early 80s.) By day, Owen gets beaten up by the tough kids at school while his new neighbor Abby slumbers in her makeshift bathtub tomb. When the sun goes down, they shyly get to know each other the way any awkward preteens would. Meanwhile, Abby's guardian played movingly by Richard Jenkins, as if he were capable of any other kind of performance seeks out sustenance for her, but it's getting harder to find, and with each killing he comes closer to getting caught. Acar crash during one such outing that's been added to the remake is harrowing and expertly staged; alas, Reeves omitted the Swedish film's gnarly cat attack. Still "Let Me In" lands beautifully on its own two feet. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 1, 2010Page 9B FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHAssociate Reformed Synod319 Poinsettia Avenue Sebring, Florida385-0107Pastor: Darrell A. Peer Rev. Don Davis
Pastor of VisitationNEW GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP FORMING SOONGriefSharea weekly seminar and Support Group will soon be offered at First Presbyterian Church, Sebring for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. If you are interested or know someone who needs this type of support, call 863-385-01017 for scheduling information. 6940 U.S. 27 N., Sebring 382-6339 THE SOCIALPG13 NETWORK(Jesse Eisenberg)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15YOU AGAIN PG(Betty White, Kristen Bell)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30THE TOWNR(Ben Affleck)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30EASY APG13(Emma Stone)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15MACHETE R(Danny Trejo)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30THE LOTTERY PG13 TICKET(Lil Bow Wow)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15 The NewFAIRMOUNTCINEMA63750 US 27 N. Sebring NOW SHOWINGFriday 10/01 Thursday 10/0 7 Suick CinemasInformation 385-9980 Office 385-9908New Dolby Digital Soun d All Seats $6.00for Matinee DearAbby: I live with two of my best friends. We get along great because we respect each other's personal space and business. My problem is my roommate "Michelle" drinks alone in our apartment. She consumes eight to 12 alcoholic beverages in an evening. She does this once a week, usually during the week. The next morning she'll complain that she's "sick" when she has to get up for work, but I know she's hung over. Our other roommate spends little time at our place and doesn't want to speak to her about this, even though he agrees she has a problem. How should I approach Michelle about this? I'm afraid if I say anything she'll think I'm accusing her of being an alcoholic. I want to maintain peace in our home, but I'm worried about her. Any suggestions for how I should handle this? Fearful in Fairborn, Ohio DearFearful: You are right to be concerned about Michelle. If she isn't an alcoholic, she is well on her way to becoming one. From your description, she is bingeing on a regular basis. The way to approach her is to tell her you're worried. Eight to 12 drinks in an evening is a huge amount of alcohol. And if she's going to work hung over, it is already having a negative impact on her job. Offer to attend an AA meeting with Michelle. (They are listed in most telephone directories.) When you get there you'll find pamphlets are available that contain a self-test people can take to determine whether they need help. I know for sure she will have to answer yes to at least one of the questions "Do you wish people would stop nagging you about your drinking?" because by the time you get there, you will have nagged her. DearAbby: I have just become engaged to "Egon," who is from Norway. H e has a great job and is studying t o be a masseur. He tells me often th at he loves me and would never fall for another woman. My problem is my siste r "Ellen." She's happy abou t our engagement, but she keeps asking my fiance fo r lower back and thigh rubs She claims she gets cramp s from being on her feet all day. Well, I'm on my feet al l day and my thighs have never cramped up. What bothers me is Ellen makes embarrassing sounds of pleasure when Egon massages her. I'm upset with her because she constantly asks my fiance for massages, but I also get annoyed with Egon because in a weird way it feels like he's cheating on me. He says it's his job and I'm being silly. What I want to tell my sister is, "Sorry, but those intimate rubdowns belong to me now. Find someone else f or yours!" Abby, am I being unduly jealous or is what she's doing wrong? Rubbed the Wrong W ay in Florid a DearRubbed the Wrong Way: If you are going to marry someone who makes his living as a masseur, you need to understand clearly, in advance, that he will be working on all kinds of clients. This means men and women, some old and saggy, and others who are young, buffed and may be drop-dead gorgeous. Your fiance may enjoy his work but it is work and he will receive compensation for his efforts. If the back and thigh rubs Ellen is reques ting have become so frequent that it's making you uncomfortable, I suggest you and Egon agree that h e shouldn't be giving away what he's selling, and instead he should offer your sister a "family" discount. Write to www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Roommate's binge drinking is weekly worry for friend DIVERSIONS Dear Abby Overture Films Richard Jenkins stars as The Father in Let Me In.' Vampire tale Let Me In' a faithful remake Movie Review Let Me In' Rating: R (strong, bloody violence, language, and a brief sexual situation) Running time: 116 minutes Review: (of 4) By JAKECOYLE APMovie CriticIn "Buried," Ryan R eynolds plays a sardine. He may not literally be o ne, but he's packed just as t ightly in an underground coff in. The film opens in darkn ess, flickering to life when P aul Conroy (Reynolds) c omes to, using his Zippo to m ake out his horrific conf ines. The film never strays from t he coffin. It's a 94-minute e xercise in minimalism, the s ort of filmmaking puzzle H itchcock reveled in. Buried" and its Spanish d irector Rodrigo Cortes don't d eserve such a comparison, b ut the film written by C hris Sparling does succ eed as an intriguing if somew hat absurd B-movie. Besides his lighter, Paul h as few tools at his disposal: a cell phone, a flask of alcoh ol, a pencil. The phone gets s ervice (imagine the ad for A T&T: "Five bars when y ou're six feet under") but its p ower is slowly draining just a s Paul's oxygen is. From his desperate calls, w e quickly gather that our s ardine is a contract truck d river in Iraq whose convoy w as ambushed. He's being h eld hostage for ransom by an I raqi who calls him to d emand he raises $5 million i n a matter of hours. Paul tries calling anyone he c an 911, the State D epartment, his company, his f amily but he is mostly s tymied. He's transferred, put o n hold, subjected to pettier c oncerns of legality and fami ly squabbles and managed l ike a public relations probl em. The politics of "Buried" a ren't exactly refined. There's o utrage over bureaucratic i ndifference, but "Buried" w orks better in representing t he more simple frustration of h old music and disinterested r eceptionists. The biggest surprise of Buried" is that it's not pure t orture. Cortes, with director o f photography Eduard Grau, v ary their angles impressivel y. Drama, too, has enough r oom to build from both the o ver-the-phone conflicts and t he more immediate problems o f being buried underground. Reynolds, who has shown f lashes of depth in films like Adventureland" but mostly a ppeared in more conventiona l ones like "The Proposal," p lays Paul in dramatic e xtremes. It's as if the actor a nd the filmmakers felt they h ad dieted so much on setting t hat they had a right to otherw ise gorge themselves on h yperbole. Whatever the reasons that d raw us to the movies, spendi ng an hour-and-a-half t rapped in a box with Ryan R eynolds isn't one of them. Y ou will not see "Buried" for i ts lush scenery, ensemble a cting nor its chase s equences. Those who do seek it out w ill likely sit nervously eyei ng one's moviegoing neighb ors, wondering if the theater i s populated by only m asochists and "The P roposal" fans (assuming t hose are mutually exclusive groups). Movie Review Film Title' R ating: R (language and s ome violent content) R unning time: xxx minutes R eview: (of 4) Buried' a study in minimalism Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN385-6155
LIVING 10B PAGE News-Sun Friday, October 1, 2010 Photo courtesy of Getty Images A ssess T horoughly walk your property and inspect lawn, trees and shrubs. Identify p roblem areas in need of treatment, pruning or replacement. Note patchy areas, w here grass has thinned out or is in need of valuable nutrients and appears as l ight green. Also look for weed and pest infestations and overgrown shrubs and t rees, especially those with the potential for interfering with roof and power l ines. Consider a qualified expert, such as TruGreen, to properly gauge your l awn and landscape needs. A erate A eration is a process that mechanically removes small plugs of turf, thatch and s oil from your lawn, leaving small holes in the turf. The plugs scattered on y our lawn break down after a week or two and blend back into the lawn, feedi ng nutrients back to the root system. Aeration opens the soil, letting more w ater and food reach the roots, helping them grow stronger. If your lawn has s ignificant thatch or soil compaction, it should be aerated at least twice a year. P rune A little well-timed pruning goes a long way toward improving your landscape a nd protecting your investment. When pruning your trees and shrubs, TruGreen recommends the following t echniques:Use sharp, high-quality tools that are matched in size to the job so they cut without tearing.Trim small branches up to 1/2 inch in diameter with hand shears.Cut branches up to 1 inch in diameter with loppers.Cut large branches of one to two inches in diameter with a pruning saw.Shear formal hedges with hedge shears.Whattodonowsoyou'll loveyouryardlaterFAMILYFEATURES W hen you've mulched the last of the leaves, your fall lawn care isn't quite done. This transition time from your lawn's active growth to its healthy dormancy is when you need to take some extra care to help prepare it for next year's growth. "For generations, lawns have served as Americans'natural playgrounds," s aid Ben Hamza, Ph.D., director of technical operations at TruGreen, the n ation's largest professional lawn care service. "Because of the annual wear a nd tear lawns receive, homeowners'lawns and landscapes can benefit greatly f rom proper care during the fall as roots continue active growth and store r eserves needed for next spring's growth spurt." Here are the things you need to do now in order to prepare your lawn and y our landscaping for the dormant winter months. Identify problem areas in need of treatment. Well-timed pruning improves yourlandscape.ReplaceFall is the ideal time to seed bare lawn areas and overseed healthy grass to improve lawn thickness and density. After a detailed inspection of your lawn's thinning spots, your TruGreen specialist could recommend one of the following reseeding techniques:Spot Seeding fills in small areas that are thin or infested with weeds.Overseeding generally used for larger areas where the turf is thin, but not bare.Slit Seeding a premium service using a specialized machine to cut slits into the soil and sow turf seeds directly into the slits. Lightly rake an inch of surface soil to remove dead debris and properly prepare the area for seeding. Select a grass seed that is the same type as the grass already growing in your lawn. Lightly apply seed to the soil surface and gently pack to firm the seed into the soil. Apply a light layer of straw or seeding mulch to encourage rapid seed germination. Water lightly until the seed has fully emerged. Do not apply crabgrass preventive to newly seeded areas of your lawn. Mow and MulchHere are some tips on proper mowing technique:Letting grass grow tall and then removing more than 1/3 of the leaf blade is called scalping and can damage the lawn. Mowing grass extremely low can also damage the lawn by cutting into the crowns of the plants.Dull blades can shred grass and cause discoloration at the tips because frayed grass blades lose moisture easily. Sharpen the blades of rotary mowers several times each growing season. Reel type mowers usually only require sharpening once a year, but adjust them to ensure they cut cleanly. Recycle grass clippings and leaf mulch to reduce water loss, lower soil temperatures, and return nutrients to the soil. Plus, you'll save the trouble of bagging and keep clippings out of already-clogged landfills. FeedAgood fall feeding gives roots of lawns, trees and shrubs the energy needed to prepare for a healthy spring green revival. Keep fertilizer on target to prevent run-off and sweep fertilizer granules that may reach pavement back on to your lawn. Use a trained specialist, such as TruGreen, for insect and disease control measures customized to your region to help trees and shrubs thrive. If you fertilize your own lawn, make sure you read and follow the directions on product carefully and sweep all fertilizer granules that may reach pavement back onto your lawn. WaterDuring the fall months, lawns should get around one inch o f water every two to three weeks. Too much water can expos e your lawn to fungus growth when the temperature drops, b ut just enough will keep it healthy before the cold months. Watering evergreen plants in the fall and winter is especial ly important if the weather has been dry and/or windy. It's a good idea to maintain adequate soil moisture until the ground freezes. When you water, be mindful of the water restrictions in your area. Visit www.TruGreen.com for information on customized winterization services, including lawn, tree and shrub expertise prescribed and delivered by trained specialists. BenefitsofahealthylawnAmong the environmental benefits of a healthy, well-maintained lawn are:A2,500-square-foot lawn produces enough oxygen for a family of four for a year. One acre of grass produces more oxygen per year than one acre of rainforest. Eight healthy front lawns have the cooling effect of 70 tons of air conditioning, which is enough for 16 average homes. Turf's high growth density nearly eliminates run-off in favor of infiltration, which then increases the amount of water entering the soil. Plush lawns trap smoke particles and more than 12 million tons of dust and dirt annually.