SHSbowlers notch victoryPAGE1BAlzheimer's Memory Walk set for SaturdayPAGE2ANEWS-SUN Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, October 27-28, 2010www.newssun.comVolume 91/Number 128 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 90 76Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Partly sunny, warm with a P.M. T-storm Forecast Question: Do you think Republicans will be in control of both houses of Congress after the Nov. 2 elections? Next question: Have you, or will you, cast your votes during the early voting period? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Jerry Kay Age 68, of Sebring Hari Patidar Age 65, of Sebring Janice Rutledge Age 67, of Sebring Juanita Sutfin Age 74, of Harrison, Mich. and Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 57.3% No 42.7% Total votes: 131 Celebrations8B Classifieds9A Clubs & Organizations9B Community Briefs5A Community Calendar6B Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Friends & Neighbors6B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B NASCAR This Week4B Sports On TV2B Index PAGE12 B By ED BALDRIDGE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING The Florida Department of Community Affairs has started an administrative process this week to find the Highlands County comprehensive plan changes for Blue Head Ranch and the Lake Placid Vision out of compliance with state statute. According to a letter from Florida's Department of Community Affairs, the comprehensive plan changes for Blue Head and Lake Placid North and South do not comply with Florida law. On March 9, the Board of Commissioners forwarded their changes to the plan including the North and South Lake Placid and the Sustainable Community Overlay of Blue Head Ranch to the DCA. On June 8, the DCAissued their Objections, Recommendations and Comments Report (ORC) with specific issues they had with the changes proposed to accommodate the large developments. On Monday, the DCAmade it clear that it was proceeding with an administrative hearing. The purpose of the administrative hearing is to allow both the DCAand the county to present evidence an d testimony on the noncompliance all egations by the DCA. "This is not uncommon is lar ge scale amendments," said Do n Hannah, a member of the county 's Planning and Zoning Department. "This was not totally unexpecte d, and is part of the process. We w ill State says county development plan not in compliance See STATE, page 8A Ag-Venture 2010 By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comAVON PARK T he Avon Park City Counc il directed City Manag er Bruce Behrens to beg in the process of seekin g technical assistance in discovering if the ci ty needed a public safe ty officer to oversee bo th the police and fire depa rtments during the meetin g on Monday night. The city budgeted f or the new position, and w as told that the savings f or not replacing the fire an d police chiefs cou ld amount to $100,000, b ut Behrens was skeptical. "On the surface, th is looks like a good ide a, but there are sever al issues that need to be addressed. This conce pt has been tried in sever al communities and it h as failed. I propose we se ek technical assistance o n this," Behrens told t he council. Behrens express ed concern on what it wou ld cost to do that analys is, and asked for permissio n just to draft a request f or proposal and seek cos ts to get that technical hel p. Behrens is curious as to what consultants wh o are versed in this ar ea would charge to look at Avon Park and said th at all he was asking for w as to find out what it wou ld cost to get that technic al assistance. Behrens also express ed concern over what impa ct AP to study safety director By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYchristopher.firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING While the word government is often used generically and in the singular as in the government this or the government that in fact, there are a wide variety of governments and ways in which they work. Amunicipal government, for instance, is based on a written charter. Municipal charters were invented in England during the feudal era. They were business contracts and granted by the king to the town. According to the Florida League of Cities Inc., today a charter is a contract with the people to provide governmental services. In Florida, no town or city may be created without a proposed charter or function without one. Charters, while having many things in common, may have significant details different one from the other. That is the case here in Highlands County. Avon Park operates with a city council of five members including the mayor. The council sets policy, and a city manager carries out that policy. The city manager, hired by the council and servThere are several ways to run a city LPresidents will vote on new method By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comSEBRING The unemployment percentage in Highlands County has slightly due to a decrease in available workforce, according to the Agency for Workforce Innovation. The September unemployment rate of 13.2 percent was down from the August percentage of 13.7, according to the press release issued on Friday. The percentage is significantly higher than the 2009 number of 12.3 percent. The report also stated that the labor force stood at 40,159 in 2009, and was at 39,449 in September, showing the loss of population within the county. Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 11.9 percent. This represents 1,100,000 jobless out of a labor force of 9,242,000. The unemployment rate is marginally higher than the revised August rate of 11.8 percent. Florida's total nonagricultural employment in September was 7,208,300, representing a decline of 11,100 jobs, down 0.2 percent. Florida's annual job growth rate is up 0.4 percent, representing an increase of 27,200 jobs from September 2009. It is the third consecutive month the state is showing positive over-the-year job growth after losing jobs for three years. Nationally, the number of jobs is up 0.3 percent over the year. "As the nation slowly emerges from the economic recession, Florida''s workforce partners remain focused on identifying growth industries and helping to prepare job seekers for current and future opportunities," said AWI Director Cynthia R. Lorenzo in the press release. "Despite continued fluctuations in unemployment rates, there are encouraging indicators of recovery in Florida including recent increases in online job postings and over-the-year jo b growth. Through our innov ative partnerships and pr ograms, Florida's workfor ce system remains committed to ensuring job seekers rega in employment as quickly as possible," Lorenzo stated. There were 52 counti es with double-digit unemplo yment rates in September Hendry County has t he highest unemployment rate in Florida in September at 20 .2 percent. Unemployment waivers slightly but labor force decreases See AP, page 8A See CITY, page 8A Follow the News-Sun on www.facebook.com/newssun News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Students come face to face with a gobbler and other livestock Tuesday during Ag-Venture. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Memorial Elementary School third graders Elimar Hernandez (from left) and Dayinara Martinez check out the contents of their bags Tuesday morning during the first day of AgVenture in Sebring. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING The Highlands County Fairgrounds were packed with thirdgraders on Tuesday morning as day one of Ag-Venture began. Most of the thirdgraders from Avon Park elementary schools were in attendance. Students bounced from station to station learning about bees, cows, turkeys, plants and citrus. The 14 unique stations gives students a hands-on approach to the world of agriculture. The unique program has taught thousands of elementary students about agriculture in the state of Florida. Agroup of students from Park Elementary learned about bees from Richard Dunaway, an eight-year volunteer at Ag-Venture. Dunaway is a thirdgeneration bee keeper and currently works for the Florida Department of Agriculture. Students fill fairgrounds as program begins See AG-VENTURE, page 7A
By MARCIADUNN APAerospace WriterCAPE CANAVERAL NASAhas cleared space shuttle Discovery for one last flight after fixing a leaky fuel line. NASA's senior managers met Monday and set Discovery's last liftoff for next Monday. Launch time is 4:40 p.m. This will be Discovery's 39th and final mission as NASAretires its three remaining shuttles. The White House wants NASAto focus on developing spaceships that can take astronauts out of orbit and into deep space. As the launch team prepped Discovery for its flight to the International Space Station, Mission Control kept a wary eye on a piece of junk that was threatening to come dangerously close to the orbiting lab and its six inhabitants. Flight controllers fired thrusters on the space station Tuesday morning. That moved the orbiting lab and its crew of six safely away from a chunk of an old NASAresearch satellite. The debris originally was projected to come within one-tenth of a mile of the space station. The latest estimate put the close approach at a half-mile. Because of the uncertainty, NASAelected to move the space station. Over the weekend, technicians replaced a pair of seals in a fuel line aboard Discovery that had been leaking. NASAsaid the repairs apparently solved the problem. Engineers suspect contamination may have hampered the original seals. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Aceremony Saturday morning honored veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart during their active duties defending our country. The Military Order of the Purple Heart asked each county where U.S. 27 or Alternate 27 passes through to create a referendum and a proclamation declaring the stretch of road the "Purple Heart Highway." Highway 27 stretches from South Florida to the Georgia border. The renaming of the highway came after much work and effort of many individuals including Harry Marsh, president of Highlands County Veterans Advisory Board and Denise Grimsley, state representative. "Denise Grimsley was able to pursue this and pushed through the act that allows for the renaming of U.S. 27 to the Purple Heart Highway," said Marsh. The veterans and their guests dined and listened to guest speakers Highlands County Commissioner Don Bates as well as Grimsley and MOPH Florida State Commander Jim Holland. The Veterans Wall was also on display for the audience. The wall included countless names and photos of soldiers in hopes of reminding civilians to always remember the soldiers dedication and service. The ceremony commemorated the dedication and sacrifice of these veterans. 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 Monday, Oct. 25: Ray Autry Adkins, 57, of Avon Park, was recommitted for felony larceny or petit theft, second degree, third subsequent offense. Silas Bryant, 53, of Sebring, was charged with probation violation, felony warrant for resisting arrest without violence; and felony warrant for criminal mischief. Christopher Andrew Cassel, 19, of Sebring, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Jose Luis Cintron, 45, of Venus, awaiting trial, misdemeanor warrant, failure to appear, failed pre-payment program for battery; and misdemeanor warrant, failure to appear, failed prepayment program for resisting without violence. Damion Dinol Davis, 28, of Avon Park, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid license. Brandon Allen Durrance, 26, of Wauchula, was charged with possession of controlled substance without prescription. Zachary Wayne Korzep, 27, of Sebring, was recommitted for possession of weapon or ammo by convicted Florida felon. Rodneysha Jamises Oliver, 20, of Sebring, was committed for public order crimes, failing to report death to medical examiner. Kimberly Shanta Thomas, 23, of Avon Park, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence; driving while license suspended, first offense; and attaching registration license plate not assigned. Jerrick Patrick Weston, 32, of Sebring, was charged with withholding support, non-support of children or spouse. Sheron Sheri Wilson, 29, of Sebring, was charged with probation violation, misdemeanor warrant for knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. zThe following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Sunday, Oct. 24: Tracy Lamar Blake, 19, of Avon Park, was charged with driving while license suspended or revoked. John Bernard Brackett, 56, of Charlotte, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and possession of narcotic equipment and/or use. John Joseph Chittum, 19, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and possession of drug equipment and/or use. Derek Davon Hinson, 37, of Avon Park, was charged with misdemeanor warrant, pick-up order for withholding support, non-support of children or spouse. Travis William Makris, 20, of Sebring, was charged with probation violation, misdemeanor warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of cannabis. Shondrea Tramaine Mulligan, 20, of Lake Placid, was charged on a Hillsborough County warrant for petit theft. Rodney Eugene Williams, 22, of Lake Placid, was charged with probation violation, felony warrant for burglary of unoccupied structure or conveyance. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Saturday, Oct. 23: Robert Edward Bass, 42, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense; and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. David Ryan Dodd, 28, of Ona, was charged with disorderly intoxication in public place causing disturbance. Teresa Ann Evans, 39, of Avon Park, was charged with probation violation, felony warrant for domestic violence or battery, second or subsequent offense. William Micheal Goodhue, 43, of Sebring, was charged with probation violation, misdemeanor warrant for violation injunction protect against domestic violence; and domestic violence or battery. Donnie Edward Gray, 26, of Avon Park, was charged on a Polk County warrantless for fleeing or eluding law enforcement officer, felony; Polk County warrant for robbery, no gun or deadly weapon; Polk County warrant for robbery, no gun or deadly weapon, attempted; and Hardee County warrant for robbery with gun or deadly weapon. Tonda Delores Herring, 26, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of controlled substance without prescription. James Raiford Light, 49, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of harmful, new legend drug without prescription; possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of controlled substance without prescription. Kerry Robertson, 61, of Sebring, was charged with possession of cocaine. Mario Temoxtle-Quiahu, 21, of Clewiston, Immigration Code Enforcement for municipal ordinance violation. Dexter Darnell Williams, 24, of Miami, was charged with possessing forged certain bills or notes, 10 or more; and fraud, uttering false bank, bill, note, check or draft. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Friday, Oct. 22: Jrewmon Dontray Allen, 29, of Lake Placid, was charged with knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, first offense. Cody Thomas Bunting, 21, of Lorida, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; misdemeanor warrant, failure to appear, failed pre-payment program for knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, first offense. David Lamar Dampier, 48, of Lake Placid, was charged with probation violation, misdemeanor warrant for knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. 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C hange is a sneaky thing. Tear down a b uilding, replace it w ith another, and in v ery little time m ost of us have diff iculty rememberi ng what was there b efore.Some changes are eagerly a waited, only to disappoint. S ome are resisted and hated, y et turn out to be for the best. Some changes affect only o ne person, others affect the w hole world. Change is the single cons tant in all our lives, as we h urtle through space, circling t he sun and spinning on our a xis subject to gravity, w ind, sun and time. One of the biggest changes w e face today happened so s lowly we were caught by s urprise, even though we saw i t coming. It is the changing ratio of p eople to resources. As the 18th Century drew t o a close, whole new contin ents were just opening to e xploration and exploitation a small population shared m illions of acres of hardw ood forests, vast crowded s chools of all kinds of fish, g ame in the wild, birds on the w ing so much was availa ble that people of that era c an be forgiven for failing to see there were limits to the abundance. As the 21th Century opens, however, we see limits everywhere we look. Because of ever larger populations and dwindling resources, we have to put limits on how many fish may be caught, how many houses may be built, and even how fast a car may go on a crowed highway. All of this leads us to what makes change so painful having to adapt to it. If change meant not having to change, we'd change all the time. Unfortunately change means having to do things differently. Take a new job sometimes it means working different hours or doing something we've never done before, and it certainly means we have to meet new people and learn how to interact with them. There are more difficult adjustments as well. These adjustments are not a matter of learning new habits, but of learning how to live in a different world. The family that has to move from a house to an apartment, for example, or the riveter whose work is now done by a machine. Maybe it's because we are a newspaper that we are so sensitive to this topic. As you may be aware, print journalism isn't simply changing, it's in a state of upheaval and chaos. As a community newspaper in an area without television coverage, the News-Sun is fortunate. Yet change happens to us too, and we're learning how to adapt from dealing with earlier deadlines to that horrible silence where the rumble of the presses used to be. We've discovered that humor helps, as does teamwork, and planning ahead. We've also discovered that each new adjustment allows us a sense of control and relief. To our surprise, new habits can be as soothing as old ones; or just as exhausting or boring. We've discovered, in other words, that life goes on. And so it is even though less has to be shared by more. When adjusting, taking small steps is a healthy start, and there is one small adjustment we can all make to help us regain a sense of control in a world where others seek power over us. We can make a greater effort to stop wasting. We can turn what we throw out into renewable resources instead. Every plastic bottle returned is that much oil left in the ground. Every ream of recycled paper means another tree is converting carbon dioxide to oxygen. Yes, recycling is a new habit; and yes, we have to work at it; and yes, we may have to travel to do it. But in the end it's an opportunity to do a necessary task in a better way. There is nothing we can do about change, but as the saying goes, we can choose what we do as a result of it. Page 4ANews-SunWednesday, October 27, 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 Change happens. Adapt The precise word to explain this season's big new trend in campaign financing is obliviousness. Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled that everybody is allowed to give as much money as they desire to anybody they choose and absolutely nobody needs to know about it. The upshot of which has all of America knee deep in the oxymoronic spectacle of a very expensive free-for-all. In a flash, We, the People, have become Helen Keller. Blind. Deaf. And Dumb. With an emphasis on the latter. Because nobody cares. La di dah. Makes no difference where these surreptitious tsunamis of decoy dollars are originating from: religious nut jobs, public service unions, defense contractors or foreign benefactors trailing behind them leaky puddles of nuclear radiated waste. Off shore. Under shore. Paulie Shore. Sho nuff is fine. This de-reform has rendered us totally incognizant of which profligate special interest group is spending how much money for what candidate or why or when or where it's given. And our collective response is to care less than a whale about rain. Orwell was right: Unenlightenment is strength. And with it comes the understanding of what it's like to be a mushroom. Kept in the dark and fed compost. We revel in the delicious bewilderment of knowing influence peddlers are scurrying around shadowy crevasses like cloaked cash cockroaches and the light switch is broke. What happened was, way back in the bad old days, Nixon committed the cardinal political sin of getting caught abusing campaign funds, so post-Watergate, Congress was shamed into replacing hard money with soft money which slowly turned into liquid money, but now the floodgates have opened and that marvelous misty money is morphing into magic money, soon to transform into virtual money until Steve Jobs figures out a way to beam commercials straight into our heads. And if that prospect doesn't drive you right int o downtown Crazy Ville, then you were hitchhiking i n its suburbs to begi n with. There are plenty of reasons why patrons would want to remain covert. They're shy. Afflicted with an unsightly rash. Currently enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. Breaking in a new toupee. Still haven't recovered from that ghastly spill in Gstaad. Still haven't recovered from that ghastly spill in the Gul f. But few of those excuses contribute to the public interest. We are painfully aware that our politicians are How do I put this delicately ? beholden to certain large contributors. Apolite way o f saying "hookers with the appetites of hippopotamuse s in heat." But now the ante has been raised higher than a giraffe's ear. More ghost money means larger favors rewarded with a wider roped-off space at the publi c trough, forcing the rest of u s to crowd around the short, rutted end. Knee-pads are destined to become standar d issue behind every Congressional desk. If they aren't already. The scariest part is, we'r e only seeing the tip of the secret-donor iceberg and th e Ship of State's wheel has been splintered. If this floo d of clouded currency proves successful, there aren't enough lifeboats in the Pacific Fleet to rescue us from of these perilous waters. So you might want to whip out your sharkresistant water wings. Only one thing puzzles me: if ignorance truly is bliss, wh y ain't I happier? Will Durst is a political comedian who has performed around the world. He is a familiar pundit on television and radio. Email Will at firstname.lastname@example.org. Helen Keller's mushrooms Raging Moderate Will Durst W ill septic tank law lead to holes in the yard? E ditor: It is sad to think that we are on o ur way to a communistic way of t hinking. If our tanks are not worki ng properly, we (the owner) will b e the first to know. What next? Is someone going to mandate w hat brand of toilet paper we must u se? This law will hurt the pockets o f parents buying school clothes, f amilies cutting back on heat a nd/or groceries and what about t he elderly wondering which medi cation to skip to pay for this nons ense. I realize there will be financial h elp, but that help is not for all p eople under the poverty level. It i s only for the poorest of the poor ( income under $10,500). And what i f some idiot who wants to fill his p ocket charges indecent fees or i nsists you need a replacement w hen you don't? Us peons have to b elieve him, then you're talking $ 6,000 and up for a new tank. Do we have the right to dig a h ole in our back yard and empty o urselves into that if we can't a fford this? I'm afraid it may come t o that for some people. Judith Johnson SebringHeavy-handed behavior leads teen to switch E ditor: My family and I attended the O ctoberfest in Avon Park on Oct. 1 6. Overall, it was an enjoyable e vent. However, one incident m arred this day for us. My 16-year-old daughter and her b oyfriend were checking out the vendor booths and stopped at the Highlands County Republican Party booth. A"lady" (and I use this term loosely) working in the booth stepped up and started to interrogate my daughter about her political beliefs. To this "lady" and her fellow Republicans present, I say "How dare you." You have absolutely no right to interrogate anyone about their political views, unless they are running for elected office. You definitely have no right to interrogate a minor child, especially when they are not in the immediate presence of their parents. Is the Highlands County Republican Party so desperate for members that it is resorting to intimidating children under the voting age about political views? The other Republicans working in the booth are not innocent in this, since they certainly witnessed this situation and they did nothing to stop it. All of you Republican workers in the booth should consider yourselves fortunate that my wife and I did not witness this despicable harassment. In fact, I did not approach the booth after learning of the interrogation, because I suspected that the guilty party and her fellow workers would deny their misdeeds, and this would have triggered a confrontation. I wanted to wait until I had a chance to cool off and reflect upon the appropriate reaction. I am also sure that the guilty party would claim that my daughter merely misunderstood her questioning and overreacted. My daughter has a very analytic mind, and was able to recount the questioning nearly verbatim. If I had been confronted with this same interrogation, I would have been insulted and offended. Because my under-voting-aged daughter was subjected to such treatment, I am outraged. The most interesting aspect of this incident is that my daughter actually has some rather conservative views. However, she was been so offended by this encounter that she wants absolutely nothing to do with the Republican Party at all, especially in Highlands County. Congratulations, Highlands County Republican Party. Your tactless attitudes and heavy-handed behavior has made a life-long Democrat of my daughter. Ronald Zachary SebringResidents need to get behind repeal pushEditor: Several state legislators have filed or are going to file legislation to repeal the mandatory septic inspection portion of SB550. Some additional county commissions have passed resolutions asking their state lawmakers to repeal the law. People are angry about this. That being said, the lawmakers favoring repeal admit that this will be an uphill battle. Now is the time for the residents of Highlands County to call State Senator J.D. Alexander, and State Representatives Baxter Troutman and Denise Grimsley and let them know about the profoundly negative financial impact this will have on the households of Highlands County. If you are retired and on Social Security, call these representatives and explain that, for some, it could come down to medicine or septic inspection. If you are a member of AARPcall them and ask them to help protect Florida seniors. 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By MITCH STACYand TAMARALUSH Associated Press WriterTAMPA With just eight d ays left to sway undecided v oters, Florida governor h opefuls Rick Scott and Alex S ink hurled insults through m uch of their final debate M onday night. Running neck-and-neck in t he polls, each echoed their T Vattack ads in trying to c onvince viewers of the n ationally televised forum t hat the other is untrustwort hy and unfit to be Florida's c hief executive. But neither s cored a decisive victory in t he loosely formatted hourl ong bout, moderated by C NN's John King and St. P etersburg Times political r eporter Adam Smith. No new ground was broken, but Democrat Sink was more aggressive, accusing the political newcomer of lying about her and hammering him for his leadership of Columbia/HCA, a hospital conglomerate that paid a record $1.7 billion in fine to settle federal charges of Medicaid and Medicare fraud. Scott, the company CEO at the time, says he wasn't aware of any wrongdoing. "He's just somebody that we can't trust because he doesn't know how to follow the rules," Sink said. Scott, the 57-year-old Republican nominee, blasted Sink as a "Tallahassee insider" and repeatedly tried to link her to the policies of President Barack Obama. Scott said Sink would have to raise taxes to make her economic plan work, which she flatly denied. "She's going to increase spending," Scott said. "That's Obama math." Scott also accused Sink of refusing to take responsibility for employees at her former bank hoodwinking seniors into risky investments. The parent company of NationsBank paid a $6.7 million fine for the practice, but Sink said she had nothing to do with it. When Sink chuckled while he was talking, Scott snapped at her: "You think it's funny for these seniors? Your bank was sued and you paid fines. You want to talk about fraud?" Sink shot back: "You can't lecture me about fraud." Scott fought back against Sink's charges about his time at Columbia/HCA, saying he was proud of building a company that employed thousands and lowered health care costs. "He says how proud he is of the company he built," Sink said. "He didn't build a company, he was a corporate raider and he left as disgraced chief executive officer." Both criticized the administration of Gov. Charlie Crist for not doing enough to create new jobs during the past four years. Crist, once a Republican, is now running for the U.S. Senate as an independent. Neither candidate apparently knew the state's minimum wage, which is $7.25 an hour. When asked directly, Scott said it was $7.55. Sink, asked if that was correct, agreed. Seth McKee, a political science professor at the University of South Florida, said neither candidate looked comfortable or polished in front of the cameras. Scott, he said, was "extremely evasive," and Sink "didn't really deliver" when attempting to explain her economic plan. "They don't like each other," McKee said. "It's tough to say that anyone won." Riding an antiestablishment wave, Scott jumped into the governor's race in April and spent around $50 million of his own money to beat Attorney General Bill McCollum in the GOPprimary. He says that as a proven businessman he is best-suited to create private sector jobs. He proposes deep tax cuts and dramatic dow nsizing of the budget to he lp get the state's economy ba ck on its feet. Sink, 62, spent 26 years in the banking business, the la st seven as Florida president of NationsBank, which becam e Bank of America. She w as elected Florida's chief fina ncial officer in 2006 in h er first ever election. She is t he lone Democrat in the sta te Cabinet. The debate was sponsor ed by CNN, the University of South Florida and the S t. Petersburg Times. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 27, 2010Page 5A LIMITED SPACE
CALLTODAY! 5 DAYS a week$ 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 Janice Leora Rutledge, 67, of Sebring, FL left this earth peacefully to be reunited with her husband, mother, and children, Michael and Kathryn in Heaven on October 22, 2010. Janice was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by daughters, Patricia (Scott) Thompson, Florida, Robin (Scott) Rutledge-Bowser, Ohio; grandchildren, Douglas (Karen) Baker, Nevada, Christopher Thompson, Georgia, Jeremy and Patrick Livingston, Ohio, Francis (Brandon) Street, Texas and Leora Rutledge, Georgia; four loving sisters, Diane Arthur, Iowa, Nina (Jack) Falconer, Arizona, Linda Rogers, Nebraska, and Nancy Long, Texas. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2010, from 6:00 8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Sebring where she was a faithful member for many years.JANICE LEORA RUTLEDGE Juanita E. Sutfin 74 of Harrison passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Pleasant Ridge Adult Foster Care Home, Marion, Michigan. Juanita was born December 23, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of Guy and Eve (Penfound) Yardley. Juanita graduated E. Denby High School, Detroit, Michigan Class of 1954. Juanita was united in marriage to Mr. James Jim L. Sutfin on July 3, 1969 in Brighton, Michigan. Mrs. Sutfin had resided in Harrison since 1991, coming from Howell, Michigan. Mrs. Sutfin is a member of St. Pauls Episcopal Church, Gladwin, Michigan, member of Howell #372 O.E.S; worthy nation, twice of Michigan Chapter #34; Livingston County Association, Past President Past W.H. Priestess of White Shrine of Jerusalem of Howell. Juanita volunteered many years with Hospice of Clare County and volunteer income tax service to Highlands County, Sebring, Florida. Juanita enjoyed gardening, canning and traveling. Surviving is Juanitas husband of forty two years, Mr. James Jim L. Sutfin of Harrison, one son, Mark Sutfin and wife Terri of Fenton, Michigan, one sister, Flo Borders of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, one brother, Guy Yardley of Bradenton, Florida, two grandchildren: Jacob and Ashley Sutfin, plus many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Sutfin was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Penny Yardley. Funeral services for Mrs. Sutfin were held Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. from St. Pauls Episcopal Church, Gladwin, with The Rev. J. Thomas Downs officiating. Visitation for Mrs. Sutfin was held Friday, October 22, 2010 from 3:00 -8:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Sutfin may be considered to: St. Pauls Memorial Fund. To share an online memory or condolence with Juanitas family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com Arrangements for Mrs. Sutfin are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.JUANITA E. SUTFINDECEMBER 23, 1935
OCTOBER 20, 2010 Jerry KayJerry Duane Kay, 68, of Sebring died Oct. 23, 2010. Born in Warsaw, Ind., he had been a resident of Sebring since 1985. He was employed in maintenance for the telephone industry and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jo Anne; daughter, Heather Kay; brother, Ronald Norman; and two grandsons. Afuneral service will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 in the StephensonNelson Funeral Home Chapel, Sebring, with Pastor Mike Adams officiating. A graveside service and interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery. Hari PatidarAfuneral service for Hari Patidar, 65, of Sebring was held Oct. 23 at StephensonNelson Funeral Home, Sebring. Born in Sarbhan, India, he moved to Sebring in 1989. He was owner/operator of a retail store, and was of the Hindu faith. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Minaxiban Patel; children, Roshni Patel, Mohini Patel, and Mihir Patel; brother, Raojibhai Patel; sisters, Kapilaben Patel and Bhartibden Patel. OBITUARIES Fundraiser planned for Heather CarterFriends and family are h osting a fundraiser for H eather Carter who was a dmitted into the hospital a c ouple of weeks ago. She i s still in Intensive Care U nit. Carter has a 2-yearo ld daughter. Acar wash and bake s ale will be held from 11 a .m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, N ov. 7 at two locations i n Lake Placid at Bank of A merica and in Sebring at C entury 21. There is also a n account at Bank of A merica if anyone would l ike to make any donations. If anyone is interested in h elping with baking or w ashing cars contact Jen H all Cavillier at 253-2636.Candidates forum set in Avon ParkAVON PARK The A von Park Chamber of C ommerce will host a C andidates Forum for the A von Park City election at 6 :30 p.m. today in the A von Park City Council C hambers. The public is w elcome to attend. Blood mobile heads outThe Florida Blood C enters-Highlands blood m obile will be at the foll owing locations: Today South Florida C ommunity College (at f lag pole), 11 a.m. to 4 p .m. Thursday Sebring M oose Lodge (off U.S. 9 8), 2:30-6 p.m. All donors will receive a T -shirt when they donate. O ne donation can save the l ocal lives. Call 382-4499 w ith questions on donating b lood.Events at local lodges, postsAVON PARK American Legion Post 6 9 will have music by Tom M cGannon today. For more d etails and menu selection, c all 453-4553. LAKE PLACID The VFW3880 will host m usic by Tony and Diana t oday. For details and m enu selection, call 6995 444. The Lake Placid Moose 2 374 will host karaoke w ith BobKat from 5:308 :30 p.m. today. Music by F ranke is from 6-10 p.m. T hursday. For details and m enu selection, call 4650 131.First Assembly of God plans Fall FestivalLAKE PLACID The F irst Assembly of God will h ave a Fall Festival from 7 -8:30 p.m. today at First A ssembly of God, 327 P lumosa St., in the church g ymnasium. There will be games, a b ounce house, activities, h ot dogs, chips and bevera ges, along with popcorn a nd cotton candy. All is free. Group meets to discuss hydrilla controlLAKE PLACID There will be a meeting to discuss hydrilla control on Lake Istokpoga at 10 a.m. Thursday at the H.L. Bishop Park Clubhouse, 197 Lake June Road. The public is invited to attend.Sebring Country Estates plans carry-in dinnerSEBRING The Sebring Country Estates Civic Association Inc. will hold its monthly carry-in dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (behind Walmart). Highlands County Crime Prevention Practitioner Nell Hays will talk about Neighborhood Watch during the dinner. If you live in Sebring Country Estates and are interested in volunteering to help keep the area safe with a Neighborhood Watch, plan on attending the dinner. There will also be "50/50" drawing. Bring a favorite covered dish to share. The dinner is open to residents and guests of Sebring Country Estates and Grand Prix Heights subdivisions and is held every fourth Thursday of each month. New members are invited and welcome to come and share in the fellowship, presentation and the association's mission to preserve our neighborhood and to find ways of improving it. Come as a guest to find out the benefits of being a member on Thursday. The annual $10 per person membership dues are payable at the dinner, at ladies cards every Thursday at 12:30 p.m., or at the business meeting held every second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The clubhouse is also available for rentals to the public for any upcoming special events. For more information on rentals, call 385-9109.Dessert Card Party slatedSEBRING The GFWC Woman's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Drive (across the street from Veteran's Beach), will host a dessert card party at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The event is open to players of cards, bridge and other games. Cost is $3 per person. Call 385-7268 or 3826670 for reservations.LP Woman's Club hosts Bunco gamesLAKE PLACID Bunco games hosted by GFWC Lake Placid Woman's Club will be played at 1 p.m. Thursday at 10 N. Main Ave. Desserts will be served and chances to win cash prizes. For information, call 465-3163. MCTphoto by Robert Duyos/South Florida Sun Sentin el Democrat Alex Sink (left) and Republican Rick Scott, the gubernatorial candidates, shake hands before their debate at Nova Southeastern University in Davie on Oct. 20. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Gubernatorial hopefuls hurl mud in last debate By TAMARALUSH Associated PressST. PETERSBURG The lawyer for a young Florida woman who was known for unstoppable hiccups and is now accused of murder said Tuesday he may present an unusual defense in her case: His client has Tourette's Syndrome. Jennifer Mee, 19, was charged Sunday with first-degree murder after police said she lured a 22-year-old man to a meeting where he was robbed and shot a day earlier. St. Peterburg Maj. Mike Kovacsev said police do not believe she fired the gun. Mee was briefly famous in 2007 because she couldn't stop hiccuping. Her attorney, John Trevena, said she was diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, a neurological disorder that can cause involuntary movements and speech problems. "Hiccups are a symptom of Tourette's," Trevena said, declining to be more specific about how the condition might have affected his client's behavior. Trevena said Mee, who has never been arrested before, is distraught and is being held without bond in a protective confinement wing at the Pinellas County Jail because she is a high-profile inmate. Her attorney is used to cases with a bright media spotlight; he represents John Graziano, the Iraq War veter an who suffered severe brain damage whi le riding in a car with wrestling star Hu lk Hogan's son, Nick Bollea. Kovacsev told NBC's "Today" sho w that police had records of about a doz en contacts with Mee over the past year at a series of different addresses, man y where her boyfriend roughed her up. "She didn't actually live on the stree t, but was transient in nature because s he tended to live in different motels or apartments and moved from one loc ation to another," he said. "Sometim es when you live a little bit of a transie nt lifestyle you tend to hang around som e unsavory individuals." Lawyer: Hiccup girl' may use Tourette's defense
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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Members from the Aktion Club and Avon Park High School Air Force Jr. ROTC put pride back into a local community recently by helping with a beautification project. The Avon Park Housing Authority received $1,200 from Keep Highlands County Beautiful to buy the materials for landscaping the Ridgedale Apartment complex off State Road 17 in Avon Park. This is a lowincome housing area. "The reason for the project was so the residents at Ridgedale can take pride in their community and make it a better place to live," Avon Park Housing Authority Resident Initiatives Coordinator Julie DiazNichols said. Several bushes, plants and mulch were purchased with the money but the authority needed the manpower to do the project. Diaz-Nichols recruited the Aktion Club at Ridge Area Arc and the ROTC to help with the project. "The Aktion Club did a great job helping with the Beautification Project at Ridgedale Apartments which is the Avon Park Housing Authorities Section 8 Based Housing complex," DiazNichols said. "The club worked very hard cleaning up the weeds, digging holes, planting and mulching and were finished in two hours. The housing complex looks great thanks to all their hard work." The Aktion Club assembled nine members to work on Oct. 12 for two hours. After the members cleaned the areas in front of the apartments, they dug holes for the plants and planted Indiana Hawthornes and Lantanas. Mulch was placed around the entire complex. "I like helping these people," Aktion Club member Alex Lopez said. "It makes us feel good to help people that can't afford it," Aktion Club member Angie Luft said. "We did a good job and worked hard." "I like horticulture," Aktion Club member Patrick Patterson said. "The plants make the houses look nice." The club worked with four members from the community who lived in the apartments. "These guys did a fantastic job and made our neighborhood look great," said Jennifer Lewis, who resides at Ridgedale Apartments and is the Neighborhood Watch President. Lewis'family, Nicole Lewis, Betty Burnett and Frankie Smelser also helped with the project. "It was great seeing residents helping and taking pride in their community," Diaz-Nichols said. The Aktion Club, a civic organization for people with disabilities sponsored by the Kiwanis, did one section of the apartment complex while representatives from a school finished out the other section on Oct. 16. Donna Long, a resident there, and her children also helped on that Saturday with the ROTC. "The cadets planted and mulched the rest of the property," Diaz-Nichols said. "They also cleaned up around the apartments and picked up trash. By the time they were done the complex looked great." Edgewood Nursery in Avon Park discounted the price of the plants and delivered them free of charge to the complex. Page 8ANews-SunWednesday, October 27, 2010www.newssun.com Is for New members in the Following Sections Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 5:30 7:00 p.m. Through March 29th Scheduled Performances at: South Florida Community College Theatre for the Performing Arts December 7th and April 5th For more information contact: Kimberly Houser 863-453-6049 Violins Violas Cellos Double Basses Trombones French HornsHEARTLAND COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA Floral Designs & Trees with a Personal Touch Specialty Shop Featuring: Floral Arrangements Trees Silk Flowers Bridal Bouquets Swags Custom Arrangements for Homes, Businesses, Churches & More Central Plaza Sebring Next to Home Depot 2163 US 27 North314-9800 Over 10 Years Experience Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-3pm FREE ice cream cone from Scoops with purchase of $15 or more! E.O. Koch Construction1417 Swank Avenue Sebring, FL 33870(863) 385-8649COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTIONLet our highly qualified staff develop your commercial property, build your dream home,or do your remodeling.For all of your Aluminum,Steel,and Conventional construction needsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgState Certified License #CGC1515338 SEAMLESS GUTTERS
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Thomas Henry Thompson, 53, of Sebring, was charged with possession of cocaine; misdemeanor warrant, failure to appear, to comply with court order for knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, first offense. Continued from page 2A h ave a judge set a court d ate, and in the meantime w e will work with the D CAto reach a stipulated s ettlement agreement for t hose items they are cont esting. After that, the c ounty will have to pass n ew ordinances is make t he changes or adapt the p lan, and then we can m ove forward," Hannah s aid. All told, the process a nd the legal battle, a ccording to Hannah, c ould take over a year, a nd during that time there w ill be three opportunit ies to come to some sett lement with the DCA. Despite the delay, H annah does not think t hat it will damage any of t he plans that developers h ave to move forward. "Well, there is not a lot o f people turning dirt r ight now in this econom y, so I don't think this w ill hinder anyone from b uilding," Hannah said. The Board approved, a dopted and transmitted t he changes, so we feel it i s appropriate to follow u p with this to further r efine the agreement." Continued from page 1A m oving to one administ rator would have on the w elfare and safety of the c ity overall. In his agenda package, B ehrens noted that he w ould like a full cost bene fit analysis, a discovery o f potential problems, r eporting of financial t rends in other Florida c ities who have attempted t his type of merger and an o rganizational structure a nd suggested policies. "I am concerned that w e need to have our law e nforcement and our fire d epartment fully funct ional during a tornado, h urricane or a fuel spill a nd that there is a clear a dministrative chain of c ommand when those disa sters happen," Behrens said. Continued from page 1A ing at its pleasure, has the authority to hire and fire city employees, oversees department heads and is responsible for the city's day-to-day business, including the budget process. The city manager, therefore, has a fair amount of authority. The mayor of Avon Park runs the council meetings and votes on issues. Sebring, on the other hand, has a strong city council/ town administrator form of government. That means the council of five, not including the mayor, also sets policy, but in addition oversees the town administrator and retains the authority to hire and fire employees. The city administrator supervises city staff, reports to the council and fulfills council requests. An administrator has less authority than a manager. The Sebring mayor attends council meetings, but has no vote. The city council president elected from within the council by its members runs the meetings. The mayor does have a voice at council meetings, takes part in the hiring or firing of department heads, and represents the city at public events. Currently in Lake Placi d, the charter calls for a tow n council form of governme nt alone. There is no tow n manager or administrato r. Instead, five departme nt heads are responsible f or day-to-day operations an d report directly to the cou ncil. The council is compos ed of four members, n ot including the mayor. It wields great authority. The mayor has behin dthe-scenes administrati ve duties and runs counc il meetings, but has no vo te unless there is a tie. Lake Placid has a chart er revision on the Nov. 2 ba llot. The council wants to change to a stron g council/city manager for m of government that wou ld more closely resemb le Avon Park's system. The mayor's role wou ld change. In addition to ru nning council meetings, he or she would become a vo ting member. The new cha rter would transfer t he mayor's administrati ve responsibilities to the tow n manager. The council would reta in the authority to hire or fi re the police chief, the tow n clerk and the town mana ger. The town manag er would have authority ov er all other town employees. Continued from page 1A City governments come in several different forms POLICEBLOTTER Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun State to contest county comp plan AP studying cost of public safety post Courtesy photo Aktion Club members Ricky Marino (left) and Patrick Patterson put soil around the plants they planted at the Ridgedale Apartment complex in Avon Park. Courtesy photo Aktion Club member Angie Luft (center) helps Ridgedale Apartments residents Nicole Lewis (right) and Betty Burnett plant some bushes at the complex in Avon Park. Local clubs join together to beautify residential complex Associated PressPENSACOLA The adult daughter of wealthy Florida couple had a frantic telephone call with a younger sibling who was unable to talk as their parents were being killed by armed intruders, the woman testified on Tuesday. Ashley Markham said the young boy with an undescribed disability could only scream into her cell phone. She told him to hand the phone to another of the couple's nine adopted children with special needs, a young girl. Markham said she told the girl to run to home to of a nurse who lived on the property and call for help. "I had a missed call from my mom, I called back and Jake answered the phone. He wasn't saying anything thing he was just screaming. I was asking if he could just let me talk to mom and dad," Markham said. Earlier, a prosecutor told the jury the ringleader accused of killing Byrd and Melanie Billings was desperate for cash and hatched the plan in hopes of stealing millions. 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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, TENTH JUDICIAL CURCUIT, IN IN AND OR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 28: 2008-CA-903 Case No. 28: 2008-CA-904 RAYMOND A, TUBBS, Plaintiff, v. RC HIGHLANDS HOLDINGS OF FLORIDA, INC., et al.., Defendants. __________________________ MICHAEL L. TUBBS, Plaintiff, v. RC HIGHLANDS HOLDINGS OF FLORIDA, INC., et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE RAM PEAT PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment entered in these consolidated actions, the Clerk will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described in the attached Exhibts A and B, at public sale, at 11:00 a.m. or thereafter, to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury A ssembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, or therafter, on November 1, 2010. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact 386-374-3639 (voice and TDD) or Florida Relay Service at 800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Exhibit A Ram Peat Property OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1986 PAGE 1430 Exhibit A2 PARCEL 4: A Portion of Sections 7, 8, 17 and 18, Township 33 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the North West Corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 7; thence South 89 degrees 51 minutes 09 seconds East along the North Line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of said Section a distance of 1,936.11 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue South 89 degrees 51 minutes 09 seconds East along said line a distance of 2,133.10 feet to the East Quarter Corner of said Section; thence North 89 degrees 27 minutes 40 seconds East along said East-West Quarter Section Line a distance of 484.91 feet; thence South 00 degrees 14 minutes 12 seconds East a distance of 2,508.69 feet; thence North 89 degrees 24 minutes 21 seconds West a distance of 165.60 feet; thence South 18 degrees 29 minutes 03 seconds West a distance of 3,007.04 feet; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 35 seconds West a distance of 2,125.59 feet; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 25 seconds East a distance of 75.71 feet; thence South 89 degrees 53 minutes 06 seconds West a distance of 335.68 feet; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 659.42 feet; thence South 89 degrees 54 minutes 25 seconds West a distance of 335.67 feet; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 35 seconds East a distance of 659.55 feet; thence South 89 degrees 55 minutes 43 seconds West a distance of 335.65 feet; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes 40 seconds East a distance of 659.67 feet; thence North 89 degrees 57 minutes 01 second East a distanceof 33.63 feet; thence South 26 degrees 55 minutes 54 seconds East a distance of 2,144.50 feet; thence North 18 degrees 55 minutes 45 seconds East a distance of 2,886.69 feet; thence North 89 degrees 24 minutes 21 seconds West a distance of 298.81 feet; thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 56 seconds West a distance of 2,482.52 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. All of Ram Peat, Inc.'s rights in that certain Mutual Easement recorded at Official Records Book 1808 Page 87, of the PR of Highlands County, FL over: PARCEL 5: A Portion of Section 7 and 18, Township 33 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the Southwest Corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 7; thence North 89 degrees 58 minutes 29 seconds East a distance of 588.54 feet; thence North 00 degrees 01 minute 31 seconds West a distance of 164.90 feet; thence South 89 degrees 47 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 1,637.62 feet; thence South 89 degrees 24 minutes 21 seconds East a distance of 2,141.94 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 89 degrees 51 minutes 26 seconds East a distance of 1,114.13 feet; thence South 89 degrees 22 minutes 20 seocnds East a distance of 1,413.83 feet; thence North 39 degrees 59 minutes 17 seconds East a distance of 119.52 feet; thence North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 31.74 feet; thence South 74 degrees 55 minutes 05 seconds East a distance of 291.37 feet; thence South 84 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds East a distance of 238.16 feet; thence North 82 degrees 34 minutes 59 seconds East a distance of 302.69 feet; thence South 84 degrees 27 minutes 11 seconds East a distance of 183.77 feet to a point lying on the Westerly right of way line of Dressel Road; thence South 00 degrees 24 minutes 06 seconds West along said right of way line a distance of 20.08 feet; thence North 84 degrees 27 minutes 11 seconds West a distance of 183.29 feet; thence South 82 degrees 34 minutes 59 seconds West a distance of 302.65 feet; thence North 84 degrees 42 minutes 15 seconds West a distance of 271.40 feet; thence South 00 degrees 03 minutes 40 seconds West a distance of 113.66 feet; thence North 89 degrees 21 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 2,918.57 feet; thence North 18 degrees 29 minutes 03 seconds East a distance of 105.56 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Exhibit B Schedule 1 RAYMOND A, TUBBS, Plaintiff/ MICHAEL L. TUBBS, Plaintiff v. R.C. HIGHLANDS HOLDINGS OF FLORIDA, INC., Tu-Co Peat, Inc. (a/k/a ABC HIGHLANDS, INC.) AND RAM PEAT, INC., Defendants In the Circuit Court, Tenth Judicial Circuit, In And For Highlands County, Florida Case Nos. 28: 2008-CA-903 and 28: 2008-CA-904 Ram Peat, Inc. Schedule of Personal Property Asset ------Quantitiy (1 unless noted) Account# Permit # Serial # Estimated Value 1. Account receivable Note 1 ----------2. Equipment owned 2003 Kubota tractor 50163 ------Royer shredder 466 5107 -----1999 Caterpillar 330BL Excavatior with new SES bucket, teeth & Idler Group 3259 -----Brysuris erie 30B drag line 132-019 ---------1996 Royer shredder 466 466-96-123 ------------2004 Tail Lift 6000lbs. 314066B ------1989 northwest 5030 dragline 28064-49912-C ------------280 gal portable fuel tank and trailer ----------------------Forklift Taillift 314920B ---------Green Golf Carts 2 280494/280495 -----------Green Golf Cart 280495 --------Dyno #3 homemade -----------Powertrack Pump 3543 -----4000 Gal stationary fuel tank (this piece of equipment is part of the real property) --------------B Tech weigh scales and office building (this piece of equipment is part of the real property) --------------Cargo Trailers, 53 foot long 2 17,208,188 -----------Frame Trailers, 50yd. Capacity 3 308,972,038,108 ------------------Conveyor for Super Max (this piece of equipment is part of the real property) --------------Supermax soil blending machine (this piece of equipment is part of the real property) --------------Box blade attachements 2 --------------Live bottom 100yd trailer 0686 ----Volvo, 32yd. dump truck 4V5K99GF24N367441 ------------White semi-cab 5PRCPPG040954 --------------Miscellaneous Tools, including welder and compressor in warehouse ------------------3. Equipment office Air card 070417 -------Bookcases 2 ---------------Brother fax/scan/copier 6 ---------------Brother fax/scan/copy machine MFC-8220 1 ----------------Brother fax/scan/copier 1 MFC8660DN ---------------Cannon Electric adding machine 3 ---------------Chair 10 ---------------Computer monitor, keyboard, 3 and hard drive ---------------Credenza 1 ---------------Credit card reader 1 ---------------Desk 4 ---------------Electric adding machine 2 ---------------Epson aculaser printer 1 GFTZ117793 -------Flatron monitor 4 ---------------Flatron monitor/keyboard/hard drive 2 ---------------Hard drive 5 ---------------HP Compaq6515b laptop 1 CNU7211J3X -------HP Compaq NX6325 laptop 1 CNU710043V -------HP Compaq NX6325 laptop 1 CNU7122NWL -------HP DeskJet 460 OFFSITE 1 MY779520SW -------HP DeskJet Printer 3 ---------------HP Laptop 1 CNU7211JNY -------HP office jet pro L7580 1 ---------------HP P3005DN printer 1 ---------------HP printer P2015 1 ---------------HP470 Printer OFFSITE 1 CN85E180B4 -------Keyboard 6 ---------------L shaped desk 7 ---------------LG flatron monitors 4 ---------------Long work bench 1 ---------------Main server 2 ---------------Metal 3 drawer file cabinet 1 ---------------Metal 4 drawer file cabinet 5 ---------------Metal file cabinet 5 ---------------Microwave 2 ---------------Mini Fridge 3 ---------------Nextel Phones 7 ---------------Office safe 2 ---------------Paper shredder 1 ----------------Peachtree software 1 ---------------Radio charger docking station 2 ---------------Samsung monitor/keyboard/ hard drive 1 ---------------Sharp electric adding machine 1 ---------------Single radio charger docking sations 2 ---------------Six radio charger docking station 1 ---------------Table 2 ---------------Toshiba Laptop Model PSLC8U-01M017OFFISTE 1 78645936Q -------Toshiba Laptop OFFSITE 1 78640884Q -------Vacuum cleaner 1 ---------------Water cooler 1 ---------------Wood 2 drawer file cabinet 6 ---------------Wood 3 drawer file cabinet 1 ---------------Wood book case 12 ---------------Wood file cabinet 1 ------------------4. Inventory Note 2 Airlite --------------Coarse sand --------------Coir --------------Compost --------------Cypress dust --------------Dolomite --------------Florida Peat --------------Hardwood ------------Maelluca ------------Organic top soil ------------Perlite ------------Pine bark 1/2'' reg. fines ----------Pine bark 3/8'' super fines ------------Scrap mix ------------Soil wetting agent ------------Sure-gro ------------Talstar ------------Vemiculite ------------CONTRACTS, PERMITS AND PERMIT APPLICATIONS NOTE 3 1. Escrow Escrow account held by the Florida Department of Financial Services as required by the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection to provide financial assurance of the mitigation activities, management of the mitigation site, monitoring of the mitigation and corrective action in connection with FDERP Permit #0231404-002 --------$95,065.00 2. Ram Peat, Inc.'s interest in permits and permit applications. Individual Environmental Resources Permit Dated May 15, 2006 issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to Ram Peat, Inc. 0231404-202 ---------General Water Use Permit Dated February 14, 2006 issued by the Southwest Florida Water Management District to Ram Peat, Inc. 20012778.000 ------------Mining Operation Final Development Order/Permit Dated May 8, 2006, issued by the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners, Engineering Department to Ram Peat, Inc. 2006-01 ---------Limited Use Water LU CommerciaI Issued by the State of Florida to Ram Peat, Inc. 28-57-1148676 -------------Septic Permit Issued by the Highlands County Health Department to Ram Peat, Inc. 28-S1-1148712 -------------Nematode Certificate Issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to Ram Peat, Inc. 3004 -----Special Exception #1680 Issued by the Highlands County Board of Adjustments to Ram Peat, Inc. for the expansion of mining peat to include storage of peat and transshipment. ----------------Permit Modification Application For Permit #0231404-002 Application to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the addition of the preexisting office building and pole barn structure. --------------Concurrency and Final Development Order Application to the Highlands County Board of Engineering for the addition of the pre-existing office building and pole barn structure and the widening of the haul road entrance. ----------3. Leases Leases and Swap Agreement 1. Reciprocal Lease Agreement by and between Soneet Kapila, as court-appointed Receiver for Ram Peat, Inc. and Wabasso Road Dairy, Inc. and L.C. Dairy, Inc. for approximately 10 acres within property owned by Dairy located adjacent to Ram Peat Parcel (defined as the ``Dairy Exchange Parcel''). ------------2. Real Estate Exchange Agreement by and between Seller and Wabasso Road Dairy, Inc. and L.C. Dairy, Inc. for approximately 10 acres that is currently owned in fee simple by Ram Peat, Inc. (defined in the document and the ``Ram Peat Exchange Parcel''). ------------Lease Agreement Lease agreement by and between Ram Peat, Inc. (``Owner'') and Wabasso Road Dairy, Inc. and LC Dairy, Inc. (``Tenants'') for 200 +/acres of land owned by Ram Peat, Inc. referenced at Exhibit A of the lease and recorded in the public records of Highlands County, Florida dated November 4, 2004. ----------Right of First Refusal Right of first refusal by and between Wabasso Road Dairy, Inc. and L.C. Dairy, Inc. and Ram Peat, Inc. for real property referenced at Exhibit A of the Right of First Refusal document and recorded in the public records of Highlands County, Florida dated November 30, 2004. --------------LEASED EQUIPMENT AND OTHER ASSETS NOTE 4 1. Equipment leased Lease between Tu-Co Peat, Inc. and Citicapital (n/k/a G.E. Capital) 2006 Terex (approximate usage 3,160 hours). Sixty (60) month lease commencing February 2007. A8941196 -----Lease between Tu-Co Peat, Inc. and Citicapital (n/k/a G.E. Capital) 2006 Kawasaki Wheel Loader (approximate ussage 7,900 hours). Sixty (60) month lease commencing December 2006. 85C55029 -----Lease between Tu-Co Peat, Inc. and CNH Capital Kubota Recreational Vehicle RTV900R (approximate ussage 1,100 hours). Sixty (60) month lease commencing February 2007. 68832 -----Lease between Tu-Co Peat, Inc. and CNH Capital 2005 New Holland Crawler DC 150LG (approximate ussage 8,900 hours). Sixty (60) month lease commencing February 2007. 7111 -----Lease between Tu-Co Peat, Inc. and CNH Capital 2007 Kawasaki Wheel Loader 85ZV-2 (approximate ussage 6,800 hours). Sixty (60) month lease commencing February 2007. 85C55027 -----2. Other assets The right to the ``Tu-Co Peat'' name Contract with telephone service provider (to the extent assignable) Customer database Customer and vendor files ---------3. The Tu-Co Peat, Inc. web-site and domain name ( to the extent assignable) --------4. All assets of Ram Peat, Inc. not specifically identified or described herein. --------Notes 1. The balance of accounts receivable fluctuates based on revenue and collections. Potential bidders may obtain additional information regarding the current balance and aging of accounts receivable from the Receiver through the time of the sale. 2. The quantities on-site at or around the time of the foreclosure sale may be viewed on site through the time of sale. 3. The Receiver will assign or transfer the Ram Peat, Inc. contracts, permits and permit applications to the successful bidder for the Ram Peat, Inc. real and personal property pursuant to a separate Court order. 4. The Receiver will assign or transfer equipment leases and other assets to the successful bidder for the Ram Peat, Inc. real and personal property, at the winning bidder's election pursuant to a separate Court order. October 20, 27, 2010 _____________________________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, TENTH JUDICIAL CURCUIT, IN IN AND OR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 28: 2008-CA-903 Case No. 28: 2008-CA-904 RAYMOND A, TUBBS, Plaintiff, v. RC HIGHLANDS HOLDINGS OF FLORIDA, INC., et al.., Defendants. ___________________________ MICHAEL L. TUBBS, Plaintiff, v. RC HIGHLANDS HOLDINGS OF FLORIDA, INC., et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE TU-CO PEAT PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment entered in these consolidated actions, the Clerk will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described in the attached Exhibts A and B, at public sale, at 11:00 a.m. or thereafter, to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, or therafter, on November 1, 2010. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact 386-374-3639 (voice and TDD) or Florida Relay Service at 800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Exhibit A Tu-Co Peat Property OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1986 PAGE 1428 EXHIBIT A1 PARCEL 1: A Parcel of land lying in Section 9 and 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida. Parcel of land being further described as follows: BEGINNING at the Northeast Corner of section 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East; run thence Westerly along the Northerly Section Line of said Section 16 North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds West 1723.23 feet; thence South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East 50.21 feet to the Northeasterly Corner of Lot 10, GEORGETOWN INDUSTRIAL PARK (Unrecorded), said corner being a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run Southerly along the Easterly Lot Line of said Lot 10, Georgetown Industrial Park, South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East 470.0 feet to the South Easterly Corner of said Lot 10; thence run Westerly along the Southerly Lot Line of said Lot 10, South 84 degrees 59 minutes 30 seconds West 450.0 feet to a point being the South Westerly Corner of said Lot 10; thence run South 89 degrees 30 minutes 53 seconds West 1600.00 feet; run thence South 04 degrees 05 minutes 11 seconds East 1715.00 feet; thence run North 89 degrees 27 minutes 00 seconds West 1775.00 feet to a point on the Westerly Line of Section 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East; thence run Northerly along the Westerly Line of said Section 16, North 00 degrees 17 minutes 34 seconds West 2295.00 feet to a point being the North West Corner of said Section 16; thence run Northerly along the Westerly Section Line of Section 9, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, North 01 degree 53 minutes 32 seconds East 2589.05 feet to a point being the West Quarter Corner of said Section 9; thence Easterly along the North Line of the South half of Section 9 North 89 degrees 31 minutes 36 seconds East 2665.08 feet; thence run Easterly along the North Line of the South Half of Section 9 North 89 degrees 51 minutes 06 seconds East 1331.165 feet; thence South 00 degrees 44 minutes 20 seconds West 1322.67 feet; thence North 89 degrees 56 minutes 39 seconds West 412.75 feet; thence South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East 346.67 feet; thence North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds West 400.0 feet; thence South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East 980.10 feet to a point lying on the Northerly Section Line of said Section 16; thence Westerly along the Northerly Section Line of Section 16, North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds west 152.33 feet; thence South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East 50.21 feet; thence South 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds East 451.91 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT Lot 10, of GEORGETOWN INDUSTRIAL PARK UNRECORDED, Subdivision in Section 16, Township 35, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the Northeast Corner of said Section 16; thence run North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 1723.23 feet; thence run South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 50.21 feet to the North East Corner of said Lot 10 and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 470.00 feet; thence South 84 degrees 59 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 450.00 feet; thence North 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 511.48 feet; thence South 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 451.91 feet to POINT OF BEGINNING. AND A Parcel of Land lying in Section 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, being described as BEGINNING at the Northwest Corner of Section 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida; run thence South 00 degrees 17 minutes 34 seconds East a distance of 2295.00 feet; run thence South 89 degrees 27 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 124.05 feet to the approximate center of the Jackson-Josephine Canal as described in O.R. Book 293, Page 232, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida and the POINT OF BEGINNING; run thence South 89 degrees 27 minutes 00 seconds East for a distance of 921.33 feet; run thence South 14 degrees 10 minutes 27 seconds West for a distance of 888.92 feet; run thence South 63 degrees 56 minutes 50 seconds West for a distance of 254.71 feet to the approximate center line of the said JacksonJosephine Canal; run thence North 25 degrees 47 minutes 25 seconds West along the approximate center line of the Jackson-Josephine Canal for a distance of 1091.27 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 2: A Parcel of Land being further described as follows: BEGINNING at the North East Corner of Section 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida; run thence Westerly along the Northerly Section Line of said Section 16 North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 1723.23 feet to a point. Said point being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 50.21 feet to the North Easterly Corner of Lot 10, GEORGETOWN INDUSTRIAL PARK (UNRECORDED) ; thence run Westerly along the North Lot Line of said Lot 10, Georgetown Industrial Park North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 451.91 feet to a point being the North Westerly Corner of said Lot 10, Georgetown Industrial Park; thence run North 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 50.21 feet to a point; thence run South 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 451.91 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 3: A Portion of Section 16, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the Northeast Corner of said Section 16; thence run North 89 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds West along the North Line of said Section, 1723.23 feet; thence run South 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds East 520.21 feet; thence South 84 degrees 59 minutes 30 seconds West 450.00 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 89 degrees 30 minutes 53 seconds West 1600.00 feet; thence South 04 degrees 05 minutes 11 seconds East 1715.00 feet; thence North 89 degrees 27 minutes 00 seconds West 729.62 feet; thence South 14 degrees 10 minutes 27 seconds West 888.92 feet; thence South 63 degrees 56 minutes 50 seconds West 254.71 feet; thence South 25 degrees 47 minutes 25 seconds East 250.00 feet; thence North 69 degrees 57 minutes 01 second East 1189.64 feet; thence North 85 degrees 56 minutes 07 seconds East 1242.31 feet; thence North 00 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds West 275.00 feet; thence South 86 degrees 34 minutes 38 seconds East 125.00 feet to a point on a curve concave to the Southeast, having a radius of 640.00 feet and a central angle of 45 degrees 24 minutes 11 seconds; thence Northeasterly along said curve 507.16 feet, said Arc subtended by a Chord which bears North 26 degrees 07 minutes 28 seconds East for 493.99 feet to a point of intersection with a non-tangent line; thence North 05 degrees 00 minutes 30 seconds West 1715.62 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Exhibit B Schedule 1 RAYMOND A, TUBBS, Plaintiff/ MICHAEL L. TUBBS, Plaintiff v. R.C. HIGHLANDS HOLDINGS OF FLORIDA, INC., Tu-Co Peat, Inc. (a/k/a ABC HIGHLANDS, INC.) AND RAM PEAT, INC., Defendants In the Circuit Court, Tenth Judicial Circuit, In And For Highlands County, Florida Case Nos. 28: 2008-CA-903 and 28: 2008-CA-904 Tu-Co Peat, Inc. Schedule of Personal Property Tu-Co Peat, Inc.'s Interest Permits Note 1 (see separate order regarding assignments) Permit #l Individual Management of Surface Water Permit Issued by the Southwest Florida Water Management District in Tubbs Family Enterprises n/k/a Tu-Co Peat, Inc. 458606.00 Individual Management of Surface Water Permit Issued by the Southwest Florida Water Management District to Tubbs Family Enterprises n/k/a Tu-Co pea, Inc. 458606.01 General Water Use Permit Issued by the Southwest Florida Water Management District to Tubbs Family Enterprises n/k/a Tu-Co Peat, Inc. 20010547.006 Notes 1. The Receiver will assign or tranfer the Tu-Co Peat, Inc. (now known as Ram Peat, Inc.) permits to the successful bidder for the Tu-Co Peat, Inc. real and personal property pursuant to a separate Court order. October 20, 27, 2010www.newssun.comNews-Sun October 27, 2010Page 9 A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-375 IN RED: ESTATE OF DEBORAH RUTH WELCH a/k/a DEBORAH R. WELCH a/k/a DEBORAH WELCH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Deborah Ruth Welch a/k/a Deborah R. Welch a/k/a Deborah Welch, deceased, whose date of death was July 10th, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 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 served must IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-418 IN RE: ESTATE OF ARTHUR J. KEATING a/k/a ARTHUR J. KEATING, JR., a/k/a ARTHUR JOSEPH KEATING, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ARTHUR J. KEATING, deceased, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this Notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claim, must file their claim with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 27, 2010. Personal Representative: PATRICIA S. KEATING Attorneys for Personal Representative JAMES V. LOBOZZO, JR. Florida Bar No. 274178 211 South Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Fl 33870 863/402-1888 October 27, November 3, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-415 IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCES B. WIEST Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of FRANCES B. WIEST, deceased, File Number PC 10-415, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was June 3, 2010; that the total value of the estate is $8,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address DIANNE L. MURPHY 227 Grande Valley Road Reading, PA 19606 TODD J. WIEST 325 South Wyomissing Avenue Shillington, PA 19607 JEFFREY R. WIEST 10 Laurel Avenue Birdsboro, PA 19508 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 file 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 first publication of this Notice is October 27, 2010. Persons Giving Notice: /s/ DIANNE L. MURPH Y 227 Grande Valley Road Reading, Pennsylvania 19606 /s/ TODD J. WIEST 325 South Wyomissing Avenue Shillington, PA 19607 /s/ JEFFREY R. WIEST 10 Laurel Avenue Birdsboro, PA 19508 Attorney for Persons Giving Notice: /s/ WILLIAM J. 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EOE DFWP 2050Job Opportunities 2000 EmploymentCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 385-6155 News-Sun Classified 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 specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsIN THECIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 09-1489-GCS RICHARD TAYLOR, Petitioner, vs. RUTH ROBINSON, J.G. SCHWALENBERG, ELIZABETH A. SCHWALENBERG and SUN N LAKES ESTATES, Respondents. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Any known or unknown persons, and the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other parties claiming any interest in the following described real property, and any unknown persons occupying said property. The property (including all buildings) is described and recorded in the public records of Highlands County, Florida as Lot 12 and Block 261 Sun N Lakes of Sebring Unit 13 as recorded in Plat Book 9 Page 71 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition to Quiet Title has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Brant Hargrove, Petitioner's attorney, whose address is 1291 Cedar Center Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32301, whose phone number is 850/422-1003 or before November 8, 2010, and file the original with the clerk of this said court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. Dated on October 4, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk October 6,13, 20, 27, 2010 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-000917A000XX ONEWEST BANK, FSB, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, F.S.B., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK F.S.B. Plaintiff, vs. ADESH BUDHRAJ, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ADESH BUDHRAJ; ADESH BUDRAJ, AS TRUSTEE OF THE ADESH BUDHRAJ AND DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ LIVING TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2006; DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ; DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ, AS TRUSTEE OF THE ADESH BUDRAJ AND DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ LIVING TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2006; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ; THE UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE ADESH BUDRAJ AND DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ LIVING TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2006; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 11, 2010, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000917A000XX, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. ONEWEST BANK, FSB, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, F.S.B., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK F.S.B. is Plaintiff and ADESH BUDHRAJ, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ADESH BUDHRAJ; ADESH BUDRAJ, AS TRUSTEE OF THE ADESH BUDHRAJ AND DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ LIVING TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2006; DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ; DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ, AS TRUSTEE OF THE ADESH BUDRAJ AND DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ LIVING TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2006; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ; THE UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE ADESH BUDRAJ AND DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ LIVING TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2006; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell 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, FL, AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m., on the 9th day of November, 2010, the following described property as set forth ins aid Final Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTH 110 FEET OF THE NORTH 210 FEET OF LOT 10, IN BLOCK 29, AVON PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 558 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART. LYING IN SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 13th day of October, 2010. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk October 27; November 3, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC 10-422 IN RE: ESTATE OF DOROTHY MAE THOMAS NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOROTHY MAE THOMAS, deceased, whose date of death w s April 21, 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 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal represendative'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 file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 27, 2010. /s/ Chastitiy Strange a/k/a Chastity Swain Personal Representative 850 N.W. 213th Lane #102 Miami, FL 33169 /s/ Steven K. Schwartz Attorney for Pers. Reprenentative Florida Bar No. 187976 Steven K. Schwartz, P.A. 20801 Biscayne Blvd #506 Aventura, FL 33180-1400 Telephone: 305-936-8844 Ext. 106 Telefax: 305-936-1804 October 27; November 3, 2010 PUBLIC AUCTION FOR TOWING & STORAGE 2002 CHRYSLER 2C3HD56GX2H112803 ON NOVEMBER 8, 2010, AT 9:00AM AT PRECISION AUTO BODY 734 CR 621 EAST LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 October 27, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-431 IN RE: ESTATE OF BETTY JEAN HUMPHREY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BETTY JEAN HUMPHREY, deceased, whose date of death was August 24, 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 A venue, 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 file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 27, 2010. Personal Representative: /s/ CARLEENE HUMPHREY 6150 Lake Buffum Rd. S. Fort Meade, FL 33841 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 October 27, November 3, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-435 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT W. HENDERSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT W. HENDERSON, deceased, whose date of death was September 15, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 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 served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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 file their claim 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 OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 27, 2010. Personal Representative: /s/ Virginia A. Henderson 29 E. Walnut St. Avon Park, Fl 33825 A ttorneys for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL. 33870 (863) 385-0112 / s/ JANE M. HANCOCK JANE M. HANCOCK, ESQ. FLORIDA BAR NUMBER 341002 October 27, November 3, 2010 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 10-419 IN RE: ESTATE OF GLORIA Y. LEWELLEN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GLORIA Y. LEWELLEN, deceased, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court, WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claim with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 27, 2010. Personal Representative: KATHY M. WORLEY 1525 Errol Street Lake Placid, FL 33852 / s/ ANTHONY A. ACCORSI A ttorney for Personal Representative 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 863/385-5139 Florida Bar No. 167098 October 27, November 3, 2010 file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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 file their claim 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) Y EARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 27, 2010. Personal Representative: Richard S. Welch 609 Acre Road Sebring, Florida 33876 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. A ttorneys for Personal Representative: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 382-3154 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III Florida Bar No. 338702 E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org October 27, November 3, 2010 1050Legals WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 385-6155. Then shop till you drop! DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 385-6155 Looking for a Federal or Postal job? What looks like the ticket to a secure job might be a scam. For information, call the Federal TradeCommission toll free 1-877-FTC-HELP or visit www.ftc.gov. A message from the NewsSun and the FTC. Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155
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Wolf Lake Realty 863-452-2299 SEBRING 2BR,1BA, CHA, W/D hook-up, close to high school, no pets, no smokers, quiet streets, available now. $480 + $500 security deposit,1 yr. lease.Call 863-655-0982 LAKE PLACID3BR, 2BA, in Sylvan Shores. Large privacy fenced in back yard, pets considered. $750 month + 1st & security. For more information, Call Please call 863-633-9097 LAKE PLACIDvery clean, 3/BR, 2/BA, 1CG, Sylvan Shores, extra nice yard. Non smokers. $795 monthly. Call 863-465-3838 or 863-441-2844 LAKE PLACID2BR, 2BR, 1CG in Sun 'n Lake on canal to Lake Grassy. All appl's, W/D, dock. No Smoke, Sm Pet OK, Lawn Maint. incl. $850/mo. + dep. 863-441-2065 or 863-441-2067 LAKE PLACID2BR, 1BA, Newly Remodeled! W/D, large yard. Convenient location, close to Interlake Blvd. $600/mo. Call 863-699-0476 or 863-243-3627. AVON PARK:Clean, quiet 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Apts from $395/mo. SEBRING: 2BR 1BA; 3BR, 1BA; 3BR, 2BA Houses from $395/mo. SEBRING: 2BR,1BA House off Pkway, large fenced yard, $495/mo. 863-991-2454 or 1-877-206-7772 AVON PARKLovely 2BR, 2BA, 1CG. Corner lot, lg scrn back porch. Kitchen w/lots of cabinets & pantry, tile floors, utility room w/lots of storage. Ideal split plan for roommates. $800/mo. + dep. Call Gigi, 863 -453-4914 / 414-2871. 6300Unfurnished HousesSEBRING DINNER LAKEAREA, 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments for rent. $395 $550/mo. Includes water, large rooms, fresh paint & tile floors. Call Gary Johnson @ 863-381-1861 .LEMONTREE APARTMENTS1015 West Bell St. Avon Park, FL 33825 (off US 27, behind Wendy's)1BR, 1BA $495 month + $200 security deposit (Water, Sewer & Garbage Incl) Pets Welcome Full Size Washer/Dryer Open 8 am 7 pm, 7 Days a Week Call Alan, (386) 503-8953 BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING 2BR, 1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping, building 5 yrs. new. Pets OK. $595 month. 3106 Medical Way. 863-446-1822 AVON PARKRV 36' Trailer On private property, utilities included; + dish network. $400 month, $400 deposit. 863-453-5591 AVON PARKApartment with balcony overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL: $325/mo. 863-453-8598 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -ON LAKE JACKSON... Great Sunsets! Recently Totally Renovated. Furnished 1BR, 1BA, $400/mo. + sec. includes W/S/G & Cable. No Pets 863-471-6317 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING -NICE 2BR, 1BA, with Laundry Room. $550/mo. + $300 security deposit. 863-446-7274 or 863-471-0841 SEBRING -LIKE NEW! 2BR, 2/BA located at the end of a quiet, dead-end street near Sebring High School. No Dogs. $545/mo. + util. & $300 deposit. Avail. Immed. 863-382-6556. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsAVON PARK 1 BRUNFURNISHED, refrigerator, stove, W/D hook-up, A/C, water included, no pets. $100 deposit. $200 monthly. 863-453-3610 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent SELECTION OF1 & 2 Bedroom Units For Sale in friendly/active 55+ Park, located near shopping, banks, & hospital. Reasonable lot rent incl. S/W/G & Lawn mowing. Call for more info. or to view units. No pets please. 863-385-7034 PALM HARBORHOMES Factory Liquidation Sale 2009 Model Homes MUST GO! Call for FREE color brochures. 1-800-622-2832 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesTHINK YOURHOME WON'T SELL? THINK AGAIN! We buy homes in your area! Call us now and sell your home today! Or ask your Realtor to give us a call. 863-385-3101 4320Real Estate WantedSEBRING -Sensational Owner Financed Opportunity (wac) !!! LOW DOWN, FIXED RATE Newer 3BR, 2BA home, great area. 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Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Fax resume to: 863-471-2565 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org A/C TECHNICIANneeded at Assoc. Air Services. Applicants must have a minimum of 7 8 years experience in light commercial. Salary (DOE), contact David Sanders at 863-385-5441 or E-mail at email@example.com 2100Help Wanted RECEPTIONIST FULLTime position available at Royal Care Of Avon Park. Must be able to type 50 WPM and have knowledge of word and excel, multi line phone experience and customer focused approach. Apply in person at Royal Care Of Avon Park, 1213 W Stratford Rd. Avon Park, Fl 33825. (863) 453-6674, EOE M/F, DFWP. PRESCHOOL OFFICEPERSONNEL & DIRECTOR needed. CPR/FA and DCF 45 hrs a plus. Please send resume to: P.O. Box 3410 Sebring, FL 33871 2100Help WantedWATCH FOR THE DISCOVER MAGAZINE PUBLISHING OCTOBER 31, 2010 IN THE NEWS-SUN
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SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, October 27, 2010NASCAR This WeekPage 4 B D ISTRICT S POTLIGHT (through Week 8)D ISTRICT 9-3A Dist. Ov er all PF P A Winter Haven 4-06-123659 Lake Wales4-16-128354 Auburndale3-13-6165 363 Sebring2-25-2210 108 Tenoroc1-32-6121234 Celebration1-43-5123251 Lake Nona0-40-8103317 Last Week's Scores Sebring 55,Celebration 14 Winter Haven 14,Lake Wales 7 Auburndale 23,Tenoroc 19 This Week's Games Sebring vs.Auburndale,7:30 p.m. Winter Haven vs.Celebration,7:30 p.m. Lake Wales vs.Ridge,7 p.m. Tenoroc vs.Lake Nona,7:30 p.m. D ISTRICT 5-2B Dist. Ov er all PF P A Lake Highland3-08-1252 135 Avon Park2-03-453 109 Tampa Cath.1-13-4146 146 Card.Mooney0-32-5147 238 Mulberry0-20-866 235 Last Week's Scores Lake Highland 40,Mulberry 15 Tampa Cath.30,Card.Mooney 6 This Week's Games Avon Park at Lake Highland,7:30 p.m. Cardinal Mooney vs.C.C.C.,7:30 p.m. Tampa Cath.at Mulberry,7:30 p.m. D ISTRICT 6-2B Dist. Ov er all PF P A IslandCoast3-07-130030 Dunbar2-12-5-1117 159 Clewiston2-12-5163 223 LaBelle1-21-6106 219 LakePlacid1-32-6105 272 Gateway Char.0-30-847 363 Last Week's Scores Clewiston 32,Lake Placid 26 Island Coast 10,Dunbar 6 LaBelle 27,Gateway Char.8 This Week's Games Lake Placid at Dunbar,7:30 p.m. Island Coast vs.Gateway Char.,7:30 p.m. LaBelle at Clewiston,7:30 p.m. Class 6A 1.Orlando Dr.Phillips (6),7-0,60,1 2.Miami Columbus,7-0,53,2 3.Miami Central,6-1,48,3 4.Apopka,6-1,43,4 5.Winter Park,7-0,35,5 6.Orlando Olympia,6-1,26,7 7.DeLand,7-1,24,8 8.Miami Northwestern,5-2,21,9 9.Homestead South Dade,7-1,9,10 10.Vero Beach,6-1,5,NR Also Receiving Votes: Miami Braddock,6-0,3; Miramar,4-3, 3. Class 5A 1.St.Thomas Aquinas (6),7-0,60,1 2.Bradenton Manatee,7-0,53,2 3.Lakeland,7-0,49,3 4.Jacksonville First Coast,8-0,40,4 5.St.Petersburg,7-0,30,5 6.Blanche Ely,7-1,24,9 7.Clearwater Countryside,8-0,22,7 8.Fleming Island,7-0,14,8 9.Venice,6-2,12,NR 10.South Broward,6-1,11,NR Also Receiving Votes: Tampa Plant,62,9; Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson,62,6,6 Class 4A 1.Seffner Armwood (5),7-0,59,1 2.Dwyer,6-1,51,2 3.Punta Gorda Charlotte (1),8-0,48,3 4.Melbourne Palm Bay,8-0,46,4 T5.Lakleland Lake Gibson,7-1,31,5 T5.Pensacola Pine Forest.6-2,31,7 7.Niceville,6-1,25,8 8.Fort Pierce Central,7-0,19,9 9.Orlando East River,6-0,7,10 10.Pace,6-2,5,6 Also Receiving Votes: Lakeland Kathleen,6-2,3; Cape Coral,7-1,2; Largo,6-1,2; Navarre,5-2,1. Class 3A 1.Tampa Jefferson (6),7-0,60,1 2.Pensacola,7-0,53,2 3.St.Augustine,8-0,45,3 4.Miami Washington,7-1,40,T5 5.Fort Pierce Westwood,6-0,31,T5 6.South Fort Myers,7-0,28,7 7.Miami Norland,7-0,26,8 8.North Marion,7-1,17,8 9.Naples,7-0,16,10 10.Winter Haven,7-1,10,NR Also Receiving Votes: Miami Belen Jesuit,6-1,3; Lake Wales,6-1,1,4 Class 2A 1.Cocoa (6),8-0,60,1 2.Madison County,8-0,54,2 3.Orlando Jones,8-0,43,4 4.Tampa Jesuit,7-0,41,3 5.Jacksonville Raines,7-0,36,5 Also receiving votes: Tampa Robinson, 6-1,27; Glades Central,7-1,26; Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons,5-2,22; Orlando Bishop Moore,6-2,12; Jacksonville Ribault,5-2.8. Class 2B 1.Jacksonville Bolles (6),8-0,60,1 2.Pensacola Catholic,8-0,52,2 T3.Davie University School,7-0,45,3 T3.Ocala Trinity Catholic,8-0,45,4 5.Miami Monsignor Pace,6-0,35,5 Also receiving votes: Perry Taylor County,7-0,33; Orlando Lake Highland Prep,7-1,23; Cape Coral Island Coast,71,16; Yulee,6-2,8; Miami Gulliver Prep, 6-1,2. Class 1A 1.Fort Meade (5),7-0,59,1 T2.Jacksonville Providence,7-0,50,2 T2.Melbourne Central Cath.,8-0,50,3 4.Jax Trinity Christian (1),5-2,41,6 5.Miami Dade Christian,7-0,36,5 Also receiving votes: Orlando First Academy,7-1,27; Bristol Liberty County, 7-0,23; The Villages,8-0,15; Tampa Berkeley Prep,5-2,14; West Palm Beach King's Academy,7-1,8. Class 1B 1.South Daytona Warner Christian (6), 8-0,60,1 2.Lakeland Victory Christian,8-0,52,2 3.Jupiter Christian,6-1,47,3 T4.Mayo Lafayette,6-1,36,5 T4.St.Pete Admiral Farragut,8-0,36,4 Also receiving votes: Fort Myers Evangelical Christian,7-1,27; Deltona Trinity Christian,7-1,26; Monticello Jefferson County,6-2,21; Belle Glade Glades Day,5-3,11; Bradenton Christian, 6-2,6,NRW EEK 8 S T A TE P OLLS News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE T homas Watson rolled a 268 Friday in helping the Streaks to a win over visiting Lake Wales at the Kegel Bowling Center. By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING In their final c ompetitive tune-up before t he district tournament, the f irst-year Sebring bowling t eam took a win over visiting L ake Wales at the Kegel B owling Center. In the five individual m atches, the Blue Streaks got w ins from Mason Davis and T homas Watson, while Nick B rod came out tied in his m atch. Watson had Sebring's top g ame, rolling a 268 in his win o ver Tyler Ebright, with Carl D aniels next with a 199 g ame, though he came up s hort to Travis Slater's 224. But tallying up the totals, the Streaks took the win with 890 pins to the Highlanders' 818. From the individual matches, the meet went to Baker play, in which five bowlers partake for each team, with the first player bowling the first and sixth frames, and so on. Sebring swept the three Baker games, 208-140, 180131 and 169-127, to take the day's play overall. From here, the team will go about it's preparation for the district tournament to be held Monday, Nov. 1 at Superplay USA, in Port St. Lucie, starting at 9 a.m. Bowling Streaks top Highlanders News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHN E The Lady Green Dragons celebrated a win Monday night, topping Mulberry to move to the district tournament semifinals in Tenoroc. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHN E Stephanie Struck, #21, Sam Jansen, #4, and the rest of the Lady Blue Streaks blew past Ridge Monday to continue on in their district tournament in Osceola. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comThere was some worry heading into Sebring's firstround match at the District 5-5ATournament in Osceola Monday. And though it was a Ridge team they had beaten twice during the regular season, the last time the Lady Streaks had faced the Bolts, it was during a rough stretch and saw the match stretched to five games. But, perhaps as a sign that things were coming back together, Monday's match was a three-game sweep that grew more lopsided as the night went on. "It started off a little rocky and our serve receive really threw me for a loop," head coach Venessa Sinness said. "But we were consistent in our serving, the defense played well and we did a lot of the other little things right." And so it went from a 2523 opening win to a more comfortable 25-18 win in the second game before Sebring closed it out, going away, 25-13. Leading the way was Anna West with 11 kills, five blocks and two aces while Dino Lower set up the offense with 19 assists and also added three blocks defensively. Brittany Whittington chipped in with five kills and five digs with Sam Jansen getting six digs and a pair of aces. "Serve receive is a mental thing and we have to be more consistent with that," Sinness said as she looked ahead to Wednesday's semifinal match with the district's top seed Haines City. "And consistency comes from playing together as a team. We'll need to do that for us to have a chance." Lady Blue Streaks sweep to stay alive By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgDespite some of the usual problems arising in Monday's District 9-3A Tournament opener against Mulberry, the Lady Dragons made short work of the Panthers in a threegame sweep. After eking out a 25-20 win to start the night, Lake Placid cruised to consecutive 20-14 wins to close it out. "We were having some problems with our own errors," head coach Linette Wells said. "Some of the things we've struggled with at times this year, serving and passing, were there again and 14 of their points came on our errors." But the talent and teamwork obviously overcame the errors and moved the team forward in hopes of claiming at least the district tournament title after failing to grab the sixth straight regular season crown. Taylor Miller and Alana Neilander lead the offensive attack with seven and six kills, respectively, while Kylie Weber set things up with 16 assists. And while some of the serving struggled, Weber was a perfect 15-of-15 in service attempts and Lanie Weber-Callahan paced the back line of defense with 24 digs. The win sends the Dragons to the tourname nt semifinals, tonight, with a match against the winner of Tuesday nights conte st between Avon Park an d host Tenoroc. "Regardless of who is o n the other side of the net, w e need to stay focused, pl ay our game and force t he other team to make mi stakes," Wells sai d. "Everyone has prepared o n playing us throughout th is tournament, so we ha ve been working on changin g things up with a few ne w things that will not make us so predictable." All in hopes of attainin g what has been a predictab le result for Lake Placid, a district title. Lake Placid rolls through tourney opener Sports Talk meets softball royalty Courtesy pho to Anne Marie Feigner, wife of the late King and His Court legend Eddie Feigner, was a featured guest on Ed Lynch's "Sports Talk" show Saturday, Oct. 23. The program airs live each Saturday on WWTK-730 AM immediately following the Noon News. Scheduled guests for the Oct. 30 broadcast are Lake Placid head football coach Jason Holden and Avon Park girls golf coach Suzie Gentry.
Lake Placid Senior SoftballLAKEPLACID The Lake Placid Senior Softball League began informal practices for the 2011 season Monday, Oct. 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake June Ball Fields and will continue every Monday morning until league play begins. All interested players are invited to participate in these practices.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.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 registration at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch, along with an awards ceremony and prize drawings, will conclude the event at 1 p.m. All proceeds from the tournament will go directly to support this vital program for teen girls in Highlands County. For more information on sponsorships, volunteering or participating, contact Summer Rose Tucker at email@example.com or 414-4452. Please visit us at www.chsfl.org or www.facebook.com/CHSgulfcoast .Boys & Girls Club GolfAVONPARK The Boys & Girls Club of Highlands County will be hosting its' First Annual Golf Classic on Saturday, Nov. 20 at the Pinecrest Golf Club. Registration, coffee and homemade breads will be served at 7:30 a.m. with a Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The four-player scramble will be flighted by handicap. Entry fee is $220 per team or $55 per person with the option of $300 for both team and Hole Sponsorship. Hole Sponsorships are available for $100. Entry fee includes breakfast, goodie bag, prizes, lunch and awards following play. Deadline for entry is Thursday, Nov. 18. All proceeds go to benefit the Boyss & Girls Club of Highlands County. A$2,000 Hole in One prize is sponsored by the Cohan Radio Group. For more information contact Don Lamb at 399-0506. Registration forms are also available at www.highlandsbgc.com and at Pinecrest Golf Club, 453-7555.YMCABasketball, CheerSEBRING The Highlands Coun ty YMCAis taking sign-ups for You th Basketball now through 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.UPWARD Basketball n CheerSEBRING UPWARD Basketball an d Cheer registration is now open at the Fir st Baptist Church of Sebring for boys an d girls in grades Kindergarten 8th gra de with a cost is $65 per child. Multiple child discounts and payme nt plans are available. Forms are available at the FBC Sebrin g office located at 200 E. Center S t., Sebring. Phone: 385-5154. Registrants must attend one evaluatio n night (between 5:30 8:30 p.m.) on No v. 1, 8, or 15 at the FBC Recreatio n Outreach Center. Practices begin the week of January 3, 2011 and the season ends March 21, 201 1. Children's Museum GolfSEBRING The Children's Museum of the Highlands Second Annual Walkabo ut Golf Tournament tees off Saturday, Oc t. 30 at Harder Hall Country Club. This two-person scramble event has a 7 a.m. sign-in time and a shotgun start at 8 a.m. A$120 entry fee, per team, includ es golf, cart, food and beverages. Golfers will be able to graze as they g o, eating food donated by Outba ck Steakhouse and enjoy liquid refreshmen ts at various watering holes. The top three finishers in each flig ht and the drawing winners will be listed o n the "Koala Wall." Sign up online at www.childrensmus eumhighlands.com or mail to T he Children's Museum, PO Box 124 3, Sebring, FL, 33871-1243.Doc Decker MemorialSEBRING The Third Annual D oc Decker Memorial Golf Tournament w ill take place Saturday, Nov. 13 at SpringLake Golf Course with a 10 a.m shotgun start. The four-person scramble features lots of great prizes with proceeds going to bene fit Children's Home Society, DuVall Hom e, Good Shepherd Hospice, Habitat f or Humanity, Mission Haven, Potters Gir ls Home and Sebring Women's Safe House. For more information, call Lar ry Hennen at 655-1214 or the Pro Shop at 655-0101.Elks Hoop ShootLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Elk 's Annual "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw comp etition will take place on Saturday, Nov. 6. Registration is at 8 a.m. at the La ke Placid Middle School. The "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw conte st is arranged in two divisions, one for bo ys and one for girls, in age categories 89, 10-11 and 12-13. Contestant age-grou ps are determined by their ages as of April 1. All public and private schools with in the jurisdiction of the Lake Placid El ks are invited to participate. There is no co st to participate. Trophies are awarded to the 1stand 2n dplace winners in each boy and girl ag egroup at the District contest. 1st-, 2ndan d 3rd place trophies will be awarded in a ll age-groups at the State, Regional an d National Contests. National winners also have their nam es inscribed on a permanent "Hoop Shoo t" plaque at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA. The "Hoop Shoot" is apart of the Elk 's anti-drug campaign promoting commun ity sports over drugs. Lake Placid Elks Lodge will furnish t he necessary materials and assistance. For more information contact Joh n Russo at 465-2549. DIVISION SERIESAMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 3, Tampa Bay 2 New York 3, Minnesota 0 NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 0 San Francisco 3, Atlanta 1LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIESAMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 4, New York 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 2WORLD SERIESWednesday, Oct. 27 Texas (Lee 12-9) at San Francisco (Lincecum 16-10), 7:57 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 Texas at San Francisco, 7:57 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 San Francisco at Texas, 6:57 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 San Francisco at Texas, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 San Francisco at Texas, if necessary, 7:57 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 Texas at San Francisco, if necessary, 7:57 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 Texas at San Francisco, if necessary, 7:57 p.m.AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Jets510.833159101 New England510.833177136 Miami330.500111135 Buffalo060.000121198 South WLTPctPFPA Tennessee520.714199117 Houston420.667153167 Indianapolis420.667163125 Jacksonville340.429130209 North WLTPctPFPA Pittsburgh510.83313782 Baltimore520.714149129 Cincinnati240.333132141 Cleveland250.286118142 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City420.667150112 Oakland340.429179165 San Diego250.286177149 Denver250.286138199NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Giants520.714175153 Washington430.571130133 Philadelphia430.571172157 Dallas150.167137152 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta520.714169133 Tampa Bay420.66798128 New Orleans430.571147138 Carolina150.16775130 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago430.571126114 Green Bay430.571167136 Minnesota240.333111116 Detroit150.167146140 West WLTPctPFPA Seattle420.667120107 Arizona330.50098160 St. Louis340.429120131 San Francisco160.143113162 ___ Sunday's Games Baltimore 37, Buffalo 34, OT Washington 17, Chicago 14 Atlanta 39, Cincinnati 32 Tennessee 37, Philadelphia 19 Pittsburgh 23, Miami 22 Tampa Bay 18, St. Louis 17 Cleveland 30, New Orleans 17 Kansas City 42, Jacksonville 20 Carolina 23, San Francisco 20 Seattle 22, Arizona 10 Oakland 59, Denver 14 New England 23, San Diego 20 Green Bay 28, Minnesota 24 Open: Indianapolis, N.Y. Jets, Detroit, Houston Monday's Game N.Y. Giants 41, Dallas 35 Sunday, Oct. 31 Denver vs. San Francisco at London, 1 p.m. Washington at Detroit, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Carolina at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Miami at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Dallas, 1 p.m. Green Bay at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Tennessee at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Minnesota at New England, 4:15 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 4:15 p.m. Tampa Bay at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m. Open: N.Y. Giants, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland Monday, Nov. 1 Houston at Indianapolis, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh531112720 N.Y. Islanders422102623 N.Y. Rangers42192220 Philadelphia34171921 New Jersey26151530 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal521112018 Toronto42192018 Boston42081811 Buffalo35172424 Ottawa25151626 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Tampa Bay521112727 Washington530102321 Carolina43082121 Atlanta34172329 Florida33061712WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Nashville503132117 Detroit511112318 Chicago541112928 St. Louis412101914 Columbus530102022 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Calgary530102117 Colorado44082529 Minnesota33282323 Vancouver33282021 Edmonton24041521 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Los Angeles620122519 Dallas520102417 San Jose33171921 Phoenix22371719 Anaheim35172133 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Monday's Games Los Angeles 3, Minnesota 2, SO Columbus 2, Philadelphia 1 Montreal 3, Phoenix 2, OT Tuesday's Games Florida at Toronto, late Buffalo at Philadelphia, late Phoenix at Ottawa, late Edmonton at Calgary, late Anaheim at Dallas, late Colorado at Vancouver, late Wednesday's Games Atlanta at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. New Jersey at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Boston00.000 New Jersey00.000 New York00.000 Philadelphia00.000 Toronto00.000 Southeast Division WLPctGB Atlanta00.000 Charlotte00.000 Miami00.000 Orlando00.000 Washington00.000 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago00.000 Cleveland00.000 Detroit00.000 Indiana00.000 Milwaukee00.000WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB Dallas00.000 Houston00.000 Memphis00.000 New Orleans00.000 San Antonio00.000 Northwest Division WLPctGB Denver00.000 Minnesota00.000 Oklahoma City00.000 Portland00.000 Utah00.000 Pacific Division WLPctGB Golden State00.000 L.A. Clippers00.000 L.A. Lakers00.000 Phoenix00.000 Sacramento00.000 ___ Tuesday's Games Miami at Boston, late Phoenix at Portland, late Houston at L.A. Lakers, late Wednesday's Games Boston at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Detroit at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. New York at Toronto, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Memphis, 8 p.m. Sacramento at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Milwaukee at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Chicago at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Indiana at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Utah at Denver, 9 p.m. Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Portland at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCESemifinals New York vs. San Jose Saturday, Oct. 30 New York at San Jose, 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 San Jose at New York, 8 p.m. Columbus vs. Colorado Thursday, Oct. 28 Columbus at Colorado, 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 Colorado at Columbus, 4 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCESemifinals Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas Saturday, Oct. 30 Real Salt Lake at Dallas, 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Los Angeles vs. Seattle Sunday, Oct. 31 Los Angeles at Seattle, 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 Seattle at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League NEW YORK YANKEESFired pitching coach Dave Eiland. TORONTO BLUE JAYSNamed John Farrell manager. National League ST. LOUIS CARDINALSAgreed to terms with pitching coach Dave Duncan on a two-year contract and hitting coach Mark McGwire, first-base coach Dave McKay, third-base coach Jose Oquendo and bench coach Joe Pettini on one-year contracts.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLSExercised their fourth-year contract option on G Derrick Rose and third-year contract options on F Taj Gibson and F James Johnson. MIAMI HEATWaived F Da'Sean Butler and G Patrick Beverley. MILWAUKEE BUCKSExercised their third-year contract option on G Brandon Jennings. Waived F Brian Skinner. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERSSigned C Fabricio Oberto. SACRAMENTO KINGSExercised their contract options on G Tyreke Evans, F Jason Thompson, F Donte Greene and F Omri Casspi.FOOTBALLNational Football League HOUSTON TEXANSWaived DT Frank Okam. Signed LB Stanford Keglar, DT Damione Lewis and DT Malcolm Sheppard. Signed DE Tim Jamison to the practice squad. Place LB DeMeco Ryans on injured reserve. NEW YORK JETSSigned T Andre Ramsey to the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSReleased RB Chris Henry. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSReleased TE Jerramy Stevens.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ATLANTA THRASHERSActivated G Ondrej Pavelec from injured reserve. Reassigned G Peter Mannino to Chicago (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSActivated RW Jared Boll from injured reserve. NASHVILLE PREDATORSReassigned D Teemu Laakso to Milwaukee (AHL). NEW YORK ISLANDERSRecalled F Matt Martin on emergency loan from Bridgeport (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERSAssigned F Jeremy Williams to Hartford (AHL). PITTSBURGH PENGUINSAssigned F Eric Tangradi and D Andrew Hutchinson to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALSRecalled G Braden Holtby from Hershey (AHL). Loaned G Dany Sabourin to Hershey. Assigned C Jay Beagle to Hershey.COLLEGEMID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE Suspended Central Michigan DE Joe Kinville one game for striking a Northern Illinois player during Saturday's game. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Tenoroc,vs.Avon Park,6 p.m.; Diving at District Meet,Winter Haven,4 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Tenoroc,if necessary,7 p.m.; Swimming at District Meet,Winter Haven,9 a.m.; Cross Country hosts meet,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Dunbar,7:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Osceola,vs.Haines City,6 p.m.; Diving at District Meet,Winter Haven,4 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Osceola,if necessary,7 p.m.; Swimming at District Meet,Winter,Haven,9 a.m.; Cross Country at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football vs.Auburndale,7:30 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Tenoroc,vs.Lake Placid,6 p.m.; Diving at District Meet,Winter Haven,4 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,Tenoroc,if necessary,7 p.m.; Swimming at District Meet,Winter Haven,9 a.m. FRIDAY: Football at Lake Highland Prep,7:30 p.m. M M L L B B W W O O R R L L D D S S E E R R I I E E S S W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p m m Texas at San Francisco, Game 1 . . . 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Page 4BNews-SunWednesday, October 27, 2010www.newssun.com By Monte Dutton NASCAR This Week MARTINSVILLE, Va. The current Sprint Cup points leader and winner of the past four championships had some insightful remarks about the difficulty of playing it smart on the track. Man, we fight with that battle every day, every lap, said Jimmie Johnson. Every race-car driver does. And the thing Ive found is that there is a sweet spot that I operate well in, and theres no doubt, earlier in the year, I was stepping over that line. I say all that, and I did spin out at Charlotte in stepping over the line, he added, laughing. But thats the internal struggle that every single driver has. It doesnt matter if its on the local short track or its all the way here on the Cup level. Like in baseball and football and any other pro sport, when you start defending and you lose your rhythm, you make mistakes. The early verdict The Nationwide Series four-race test run for its new car design is over, and while reviews have been positive, performance has varied. The Penske Racing program, as reflected in two Brad Keselowski wins in the four races, seems to have the edge. Though it will likely even out over time, Keselowskis performance in a Dodge Challenger troubles rival Carl Edwards, especially since the new design will be fully implemented next year. The reason I can have hope is that I believe our engine program will be better for next year, if were able to institute the FR9 (already in use in Cup), to run it and develop it, Edwards said. Thats all I can hope for. I know how good our guys are. I feel very confident in my abilities to run those Nationwide cars and I feel like, yes, we are playing catchup.Theres still a lot of time between now and then. A lot can happen. Wildfire The process that prematurely moved Kasey Kahne to Team Red Bull played out in less than a week, leaving rumors in its wake. Kahne admitted he was troubled by suggestions that he quit on his former team. That part has been difficult, he said. Thats their opinion, and they can say what they want. Ive always tried to mind my own business. Im definitely not a quitter. Ive done a lot for that company for a long time. Weve gone our separate ways. Ive done a lot for that company and its done a lot for me. Its not the way we wanted it to end, but I hope Bud does great. Sign of the times The Daytona 500 Experience, previously known as Daytona USA and located adjacent to turn four of Daytona International Speedway, is closing its doors. International Speedway Corporation announced the closing of the attraction and the adjacent IMAX theater, effective next month. All times EasternSprint CupAmp Energy Juice 500, 1 p.m., SundayNationwide SeriesOReilly Challenge, noon, Nov. 6Truck SeriesMountain Dew 250, 3:30 p.m., Saturday If you have a question or comment, write: NASCAR This Week, c/o The Gaston Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia, NC 28053 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org AlltimesEastern 16.5/Front2/Backstretch18 Banking in turns 1-433Distance: .................2.66 mile oval Length of frontstretch: ....4,300 ft. Length of backstretch: ....4,000 ft. Miles/Laps: .....500 mi. = 188 laps April 25Oct. 31 PIT ROAD TURN1TURN2TURN3F INI SHS TAR TTURN4TALLADEGA DATA TALLADEGA DATA R a c e :Amp Energy Juice 500 Where: Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (2.66 mi.), 188 laps/500.08 miles. When: Sunday, Oct. 31. Last years winner: Jamie McMurray, Ford. Qualifying record: Bill Elliott, Ford, 212.809 mph, April 30, 1987. Race record: Mark Martin, Ford, 188.354 mph, May 16, 1997. Last week: Toyota driver Denny Hamlin won for the seventh time this season and completed a sweep of the races at Martinsville Speedway. The latest victory pulled Hamlin to within six points of points leader Jimmie Johnson, who finished fifth.SPRINT CUPRace: OReilly Challenge Where: Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth (1.5 mi.), 200 laps/300 miles. When: Saturday, Nov. 6. Last years winner: Kyle Busch, Toyota. Qualifying record: Jeff Green, Chevy, 193.493 mph, April 5, 2002. Race record: Kyle Busch, Toyota, 151.707 mph, April 5, 2008. Last week: Brad Keselowski continued to run away with the series point race by winning for the sixth time in the apparent final race at Gateway International Raceway, which is closing. The Dodge driver passed Mike Bliss with only two laps remaining.NATIONWIDERace: Mountain Dew 250 Where: Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (2.66 mi.), 94 laps/250.04 miles. When: Saturday, Oct. 30. Last years winner: Kyle Busch, Toyota. Qualifying record: Mark Martin, Ford, 182.320 mph, Oct. 6, 2006. Race record: Todd Bodine, Toyota, 145.513 mph, Oct. 2, 2008. Last week: Veteran Ron Hornaday Jr., driving a Chevy, won at Martinsville Speedway for the first time. To earn the 47th victory of his career, Hornaday outdueled Kyle Buschs Toyota. Points leader Todd Bodine finished third, followed by Jason White.CAMPING WORLD TRUCK By Monte Dutton NASCAR This Week MARTINSVILLE, Va. Denny Hamlin arrived at his best track needing to win and did so. For once, it didnt much matter than Jimmie Johnson finished fifth in the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. What Johnson didnt manage to do was lead a lap. In fact, the winner of the past four Sprint Cup championships failed to lead a lap in either Martinsville race, though hes won at NASCARs smallest (.526 miles) track six times. Hamlin won them both, and as a result, of the latter triumph, moved to within six points of Johnson in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Four races Talladega, Texas, Phoenix and Homestead remain. The first words out of Hamlins mouth when he entered the Martinsville media center for his post-race press conference were: Who said it was over? Told you it wasnt over. Its not. The points leader during the regular season, Kevin Harvick, finished third, meaning that he lurks a mere 62 points behind Johnson and 56 behind Hamlin. Johnson and Harvick drive Chevys, while Hamlin pilots a Toyota. The race is almost certainly down to three of the sports fine drivers and three of its premier teams: Hendrick Motorsports (Johnson), Joe Gibbs Racing (Hamlin) and Richard Childress Racing (Harvick). This is the closest the Chase has ever been after six races. Had we lost points to him (Johnson) here, it probably would have been a big blow as far as my confidence going forward, said Hamlin. Obviously, this is my best race track. Its his best race track. I feel like Ive been better than him the last couple years. I couldnt lose points to him, not at this track. We certainly wanted to finish higher, said Johnson. But its over and done with. It is what it is. Top-five is something that would have been a good goal coming in. Were rolling into Talladega. We all know what can happen there. Guess who won the race earlier this season at Talladega? Why, Harvick, of course.Jimmie Johnson says being smart isnt always easy 4 To Go, Just 3 To WinV E R S U S 2010 STANDINGSSprint Cup Pts.1. Jimmie Johnson 5,998 2. Denny Hamlin 6 3. Kevin Harvick 62 4. Kyle Busch 172 5. Jeff Gordon 203 6. Carl Edwards 213 7. Tony Stewart 236 8. Jeff Burton 246 9. Kurt Busch 277 10. Matt Kenseth 293 11. Greg Biffle 315 12. Clint Bowyer 406 Nationwide Series1. Brad Keselowski 5,144 2. Carl Edwards 485 3. Kyle Busch 705 4. Justin Allgaier 866 5. Paul Menard 1,077 6. Kevin Harvick 1,242 7. Trevor Bayne 1,511 8. Jason Leffler 1,551 9. Joey Logano 1,587 10. Steve Wallace 1,590Camping World Truck Series1. Todd Bodine 3,371 2. Aric Almirola 282 3. Johnny Sauter 370 4. Austin Dillon 448 5. Matt Crafton 464 6. Ron Hornaday Jr. 494 7. Timothy Peters 537 8. Mike Skinner 672 9. David Starr 721 10. Jason White 836 Whos hot: Denny Hamlins seventh victory turned the Chase into what pollsters might call a statistical draw. This in spite of another top- ve nish for Jimmie Johnson. Whos not: A tangle with Kurt Busch almost surely put an end to Jeff Gordons title hopes. Clint Bowyers travails at Martinsville left him a whopping 406 points behind Johnson and 400 behind Hamlin. Only in Jimmie Johnsons world can a top-ve nish be regarded as a disappointment. Denny Hamlin came to Martinsville needing a victory and got it. He had nished lower than Johnson in the previous four races. Amazing what a win can do. Now theyre virtually even with four races to go. Amazingly, Johnson failed to lead a lap in either Martinsville race. He has won ve of the past nine, though Hamlin pulled off a sweep this year. Johnson hoped for a points cushion to take to Talladega, the most perilous race of the Chase. It disappeared, and now Kevin Harvick, who won there on April 25, is poised to make the title race a threesome. Three-horse race? Pretty much. Harvick trails Johnson by 62 points and Hamlin by 56. Its a long way from there back to Kyle Busch (-172), Jeff Gordon (-203) and Carl Edwards (-213). Its hard to beat the thrill of being there at Martinsville. Television doesnt do the small track justice. It was great to watch a band march around the speedway prior to the start of the Tums Fast Relief 500. Whats the best thing about having a band play the national anthem? It encourages the fans to sing along. The Tony Stewart surge ended as quickly as it started. Besides, two races dont really constitute a trend. What could be better than going from NASCARs smallest oval to its largest? Thats the Martinsville-to-Talladega transition. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was strong at Martinsville, leading 90 laps. Given the numbers, though, his seventh-place nish was another tough pill for his loyal fans to swallow. Stewart BurtonThe Richard Childress Racing teammates feuded on track during the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville. Harvick wound finishing third, while Burton finished ninth. We were just racing, said Harvick afterward. I have no clue what he could possibly be upset about, said Burton of Harvick. Its Martinsville, and this is what you do. Im sure its heat of the moment. Im sure he is racing for the championship, and hes up on the edge, and Im sure its all that because I didnt do anything wrong. NASCAR This Weeks Monte Dutton gives his take: The Chase is winding down and tempers are flaring. Its as simple as that.JEFF BURTON VS. KEVIN HARVICKHamlin and Harvick going the distance with Johnson JohnsonA FEW RACES LEFTJohn Clark/NASCAR This WeekFrom top down, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick are coming down the homestretch with just four races left for the Sprint Cup Chase for The Championship. Hamlins recent win at Martinsville has him six points behind points leader Johnson, and hes p oised to take the title. This Week welcomes letters to the editor, but please be aware that we have room for only a few each week. Well do our best to select the best, but individual replies are impossible due to the bulk of mail received. Please do not send stamped and self-addressed envelopes with your letters, which should be addressed to: NASCAR This Week, The Gaston Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia, N.C. 28053.No love for Jimmie?Dear NASCAR This Week, Is Jimmie Johnson NASCARs new pet? If Jimmie Johnson wins his fifth championship in a row, NASCAR has lost me as a Sprint Cup race fan. I will just watch ARCA, Camping World Trucks, Nationwide, K&N Pro Series and Hooters Pro Cup Series races. I am very tired of him getting in the Chase every year since 2005. Kathy Rhudy Bluefield, W.Va. Just what do you expect NASCAR to do? Prevent him from winning? Johnsons been in every Chase. They began in 2004. Dear NASCAR This Week, NASCAR inspectors need to start looking for the push-to-pass buttons on the 12 Chase cars, starting with the No. 48. Roy Norton Boonville, Ind. The push-to-pass buttons reference is to the limited power boosts used in Indy cars. They are, of course, illegal in stock-car racing. BowyerDega fans: Speed kills, and Birmingham is gearing upMessage to fans driving to Talladega Superspeedway from the east: Beware Interstate 20. The span from the Georgia state line to the track carries a 55-mph speed limit, supposedly in response to a serious crash there but conveniently useful in collecting speeding tickets from NASCAR fans. A few weeks ago, the troopers were swarming on I-20 in eastern Alabama, and county deputies were horning in on the action, as well. On the other hand, hospitality to the west of the track was in full bloom on Monday, when Birmingham Mayor William Bell rode through the streets of the city in a Sprint Cup car. Bell took the green flag at City Hall but he reportedly obeyed his ride complied with all local traffic regulations. No inspection sticker was required, however. Harvick
There was always the poss ibility it could all turn sour, t hough BrettFavre could n ever have imagined this w hen his teammates and the p romise of more glory lured h im off his Mississippi farm f or what was supposed to be o ne last magical season. Six games into that seas on, his body has taken a b eating. So has his reputation, for r easons that go further than t he three interceptions he t hrew in the second half S unday night against the P ackers. His team may not even m ake the playoffs, much less t he Super Bowl. And the coach who pers onally chauffeured him to t raining camp when he s igned with the Minnesota V ikings seems to be as tired o f his act as his former fans i n Green Bay. With all of that going on, t he discovery of a stress f racture in his ankle Monday c ouldn't have come at a bett er time. Because now BrettFavre c an finally retire. Yes, retire. Only this time, don't w aste our time waffling a bout it. Get on a plane and get out o f town before your 291g ame consecutive streak 3 15 if you count the playoffs can be snapped. Go back to your wife on t he farm before the NFL's i nvestigation into your frat b oy antics goes any further. Get out now because it c an only get worse. Tough love, sure. Especially tough for a guy w ho just can't seem to u nderstand that 41-year-old g randfathers shouldn't be p laying in a league filled w ith fast and fearsome 20s omethings. But if there ever was a good time to walk away from it all, it's now. Not next week or next month, but now. Granted, the brutal loss to the Packers isn't the way Favre wants to end his remarkable career. In a perfect world, he would end it walking off the field at Cowboys Stadium next Feb. 6 and announcing to everyone that he was going to Disney World. But circumstances have moved beyond Favre's ability to control them. He's no longer totally in charge of his future, and his heartwarming story of playing way beyond his years isn't so endearing anymore in the wake of allegations he sent lewd pictures to a woman who worked for the New York Jets and left suggestive messages on her phone. There's no denying he still gives us great drama. The television ratings for Sunday night's game were huge, and the sight of Favre after the game stopping every few feet to exchange hugs with guys who minutes earlier were trying to plant him face first into the turf at Lambeau Field was as touching as you'll ever get on a football field. But the NBC camera crew that followed Favre into the locker room also showed us an old gunslinger who now just looks old. The statistics show the same thing, with interceptions and fumbles occurring with alarming regularity and Favre's quarterback rating sinking to the lowest of his career. Things got so bad Sunday night that coach Brad Childress was one series away from taking Favre out of the game in the third quarter. The legend would have been benched in prime-time for all to see, something that would have been just as humiliating to Favre as the pictures he allegedly took that are posted on the Internet. Childress would follow that after the game by chastising Favre for throwing balls he had no business throwing. He also made it clear that he would be the one deciding whether Favre's ankle is healed enough to play Sunday against New England, streak or no streak. "We have to do what is right for the Minnesota Vikings," Childress said. "That's what I get charged with at the end of the day. I'm not worried about someone getting one more start or one more yard to equal 300." Favre can save Childress from having to make that call. In the time it takes the Vikings to implement a few routes Randy Moss can actually run, he can have his agent negotiate a settlement of however many millions are left on his contract, clean out his locker and head home. It won't be the storybook ending that both Favre and his fans might want. But it beats the ending Favre will have if he insists on carrying it through to the bitter end. His body is not going to miraculously heal under the pounding he gets every time he steps on the field. His play is not going to get miraculously better, either, even if the occasional touchdown pass rekindles memories of the Favre magic of old. At some point Childress will almost surely have to bench him. At some point there could be an angry confrontation between player and coach. And at some point the NFLcould also deliver a very embarrassing suspension if it finds Favre was more camera happy than anyone would have ever thought. Favre may have been the master of miracle rallies on the field, but there will be no miracle rally for his career. He's a tired, old quarterback with issues both on the field and off. They will only go away when he does. Tim Dahlberg is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at tdahlberg(at)ap.org www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 27, 2010Page 5B (863) 382-0744for 9 Hole Executive RatesMon.
Fri. $15After Noon $1318 HOLESTax & Cart Incl.Prices good thru 10/31/10Harder Hall Golf ClubSaturday & Sunday$13(863) 382-05003201 Golfview Rd Sebring SATURDAY, NOV. 13, 2010 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Avon Park Memorial Football Field, State Street, Avon Park Wiener Walk at 11 a.m. Race starts at NoonFood, beverages, arts and crafts, flea market, activities and exhibits available all day. WIENER DOG RACEAwards presented in 4 racing categories of dachshunds: Puppy Race, Senior/Disabled Race, Adult Race and Top Dog Race. Puppies, Seniors and Disabled Dogs run 20 feet. Adults and Top Dogs run 35 feet. A trophy and other prizes will be given to the Top Dog Race winner which is open to all dachshunds. Pre-registration required. Check in for the race before 11 a.m. Cost is $10 per race. Current shot records must be provided and dogs must remain on a leash when not racing. No other pets allowed in festival. No food or drink (except for dogs) can be carried into festival. WIENER WALKDachshunds and their owners wearing costumes (or not) will parade before the spectators. Must pre-register. No entry fee. Awards given in 3 categories of costumes: Best Dressed Wiener Dog, Best Dressed Team (Wiener Dog/Person), and Best Float (Wiener Dog riding in a pulled device). Wiener Walk is open to all dachshunds and they dont have to be in the race. All proceeds benefit Ridge Area Arc, which provides programs and services for individuals with disabilities. For registration forms or information, contact Ridge Area Arc, 120 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 452-1295, ext. 124; or email email@example.com. Vendor registrations are available by calling Connie at 452-1295, ext. 107. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND ELECTRONICS WASTE COLLECTIONSmall businesses please contact the Recycling Dept. for proper disposal of hazardous materials. Oil and Batteries accepted in unlimited quantities during this scheduled collection and also during normal operating hours at the Recycling Dept. 7 a.m. 3 p.m. The following is a list of commonly used household materials which will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection: Solvents Muriatic Acid Cleaning Supplies Brake Fluid Hearing Aid Batteries Used Oil Rechargeable Batteries Clothing Spot Cleaner All Paints Automotive Cleaners White Out/Liquid Paper Paint Remover Antifreeze Liquid Auto Polishers Wood Preservatives Auto Batteries Pool Chemicals Carpet Cleaner Water Sealers Unknown Chemicals Liquid Furniture Polish Paint Thinner Carburetor Cleaners De-GreasersHOUSEHOLDSONLYACCEPTED ELECTRONICSEND OF LIFE ELECTRONICS: Computer, Monitors, Keyboards, Terminals, Televisions, Stereos, Printers, Fax Machines, VCRs, DVD Players, Video Cameras, Video Game Consoles, Wireless Devices. Barkley StreetSaturday November 6, 20108:30am till 2:30pmFor more information, call(863) 655-6400FREEFREE Time for Favre to finally say goodbye for good TIMDAHLBERG Associated Press MCTpho to Long heralded for being able to continue to get back up, some quarters think it might be time for Brett Favre to stay down.
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We had 120 residents attend this program. Oct. 18, we attended the co-ed gathering. Our hosts were Jean Chittenden, Burt Prichard and Carolyn Reese. Our emcee was Peggy Sue Teague who told a few "Blonde" jokes before introducing park manager George Susco, who told the residents that he attended a seminar Saturday to learn about the various types of grass that grow in Florida. He said it was quite informative, especially when it comes to over-watering and the length it should be cut in order to grow properly. It was put on by the University of South Florida. He will incorporate it in his newsletter next month. He also talked about renting your homes. The office must screen applicants just as if you were selling your home before you let anyone move in. The park is remodeling many of the homes that have been given back to the park. Many will have new bathrooms and kitchen cabinets in order to modernize and improve the appearance. Peggy Sue asked the returnees to stand. We had Grace and Jim Becker, Doris and Frank Dombach, Carol and Robert Oldham, Jack and Nancy Schricker and Susan and Raymond Spurlock. We were all happy to have Joan Peterson home. Bob Clouston asked that we keep Don Guiney in our prayers. Dick Dankert passed away. He and his wife, Rose, were long-time residents of Tropical Harbor until they moved to a Mason's retirement home in St. Petersburg a couple of years ago. She has sign-up sheets on the table for all to sign. Charlie Price told the men that the Mustangs will be going to the No Frills Grill Oct. 19. Marilyn Cromer told the women that Ladies Day Out will be at Meson Madrid restaurant in Sebring across from Highlands Regional hospital on the left going north. Marilyn also mentioned that they are planning to have a Thanksgiving dinner; however they will need volunteers to help put this on. Following the dinner, they will have a Christmas tree decorating ge ttogether. Peggy Sue then asked Laura Bailie to lead us in song for the birthdays an d anniversaries the week of Oct. 18-3 0. We all sang Happy Birthday to Bo b Clouston, Helen Burgan and Jud y Muise. Celebrating their anniversa ry were Brenda and Rick Knoche and Ji m and Patty Wood. Peggy Sue thank ed Laura for her accompaniment. Befo re adjourning the meeting, Peggy Sue to ld a true Irish story. It was quite funny b ut I don't think it could possibly be true. Oct. 19 we had 16 ladies attend t he Ladies Coffee. The coffee was made b y Carol Noel and Marilyn Crom er presided over the meeting. They di scussed the carry-in dinner which is Thursday, Oct. 28, if they have a com mittee. The cost will be $1 and bring a dish to pass that will feed at least six to eight people. Wear a Halloween shirt if you have one but it does not have to be dress-up. It is planned that we will ma ke Thanksgiving favors for the table on t he first Tuesday in November. Emi ly Snider has a pattern and will tell us wh at we need to make them. The meeting adjourned early in ord er to attend the Ladies Day Out Luncheo n in Sebring. The luncheon at Meson Madrid w as very nice. Emily Snider was our hoste ss and she greeted everyone at the doo r. She looked like a blonde-hair Senori ta in a beautiful Spanish-designed sk irt and lace blouse. All were amazed s he could keep her eyes open since she ju st returned from Branson, Mo. and did n ot get home until 4 a.m. We want to kno w her beauty secret. She also painted pla stic spoons with little faces on them th at were tied around bright orange lo llipops. We had 24 ladies attend the luncheo n. After everyone was served, the owner of the restaurant entertained by doing a variation of flamenco dances. According to Charlie Price, t he Mustangs had 18 men attend the Men 's Day Out, which they said was great at the No Frills in Lake Placid. Tony and Doris Barriga are ve ry proud of their 5-year-old grandso n, Sammy Cage, who won the top-sell er award for his troops. Sammy lives in Sebring but often comes to our panca ke breakfast with his grandpa Tony an d they both love to fish together. FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS Tropical Harbor Estates By Barbara Kelleher COMMUNITYCALENDAR T ODAY 50 Plus Singles Connection i s an activities club for all pers ons over 50. Members gather f or dinner at various local restaur ants and have other activities. T he group meets at Beef O 'Bradys on the last Wednesday o f each month at 6 p.m. Call 4 52-1669. Adult Children of Alcoholics a nd Dysfunctional Families. N ew Life Group meets W ednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at G race Bible Church, 4453 T hunderbird Road, Sebring. Call 4 46-0461 or go to www.adultchild ren.org. American Legion Post 25 L ake Placid has lounge hours f rom 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Burgers s erved from 5-7 p.m.Live music i s from 5-8 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs s erved. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. C all 471-1448. Avon Park Noon Rotary C lub meets noon, Rotary Club b uilding, corner of Verona A venue and Pine Street Bridge Club of Sebring ( American Contract Bridge Club) p lays duplicate games at 12:30 p .m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., S ebring. Call 385-8118. The Bridgettes meet at 12:15 p .m. at Sebring Recreation C enter to play bridge. Call S andra Yates at 655-5815. Christian Fellowship Group m eets 7 p.m. Call 381-9005 or 3 81-9007. Country Swingers has d ances at the Sebring R ecreation Club, 333 P omegranate Ave., Sebring. M embership is required. B eginners dancing from 5:156 :15 p.m. Advanced dancing is f rom 6:30-8:30 p.m. New dances t aught every other week. Call 6 55-2398. Fraternal Order of Eagles 4 240 Aerie meets at 7 p.m. the s econd and fourth Wednesday at t he club, 12921 U.S. 98, S ebring. Call 655-4007. Heartland Horses & H andicapped Inc. is offering p ony rides every Monday and W ednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., w eather permitting. $5 donation p er child. Call 452-0006 for more i nformation. All proceeds raised s upport our free equine assisted r iding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September. Highlands County Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at the Lakeside house, 1513 S. Highlands Ave., AvonPark. Call the 24-hour hotline 1-800-8507347 or (941) 616-0460. Highlands Senior Center is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their new clubhouse, 3400 Sebring Parkway (the old Lions Club). Two live bands to dance to and great lunches. Call 386-0752. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) meets from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts and socializing for members and any interested person. Members meet at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday for a business meeting and dinner. Make dinner reservations by calling 382-2208. Kiwanis Club of Sebring meets every Wednesday at noon at Homer's Restaurant. Call Grace Plants 273-1421 for more information. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 is open to members and their guests. Shuffleboard is at 1:30 p.m. Mah-Jong from 1-5 p.m. Lounge opens at 12:30 p.m. Spaghetti dinner on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at night. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Dinner served every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 7 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. Call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Over The Hill Gang meets 10:15 a.m., Jim's Pistolarrow Range for target shooting. Call 655-4505. Rotary Club of Lake Placid (Morning Rotary) meets at 6:44 a.m. at The Heron's Garden, 501 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, just north of the Tower. Visiting Rotarians always welcome. Coffee only is $2; full breakfast is $7. Call 465-4834. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 hosts Wacky Wednesday from 56:30 p.m. serving a varied menu of food for $5 and special drink prices. Lounge open from 3-10 p.m. Open to Elk members and guests. Music provided from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Call 471-3557. Sebring Kiwanis Club meets noon, Homer's Smorgasbord, Sebring. Sebring Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves hamburgers, fries and fish sandwiches from 5-7 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing. There will be music from 4:307:30 p.m. Call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club has ice cream shuffleboard at 1:15 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. Call 385-2966. Suicide and Sudden Death Grief Support group meets every Wednesday, 6 p.m., at Unity Life Enrichment Center, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd, Sebring. Facilitated by licensed therapist. Call 381-4410. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL487 meets at 9 a.m. at Whispering Pines Baptist Church, 303 White Pine Drive, Sebring. Call 382-7716 or 3149485. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 plays poker at 2 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 plays euchre at 6:30 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Service officer at post 12-3 p.m. Call 385-8902. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9853 and Auxiliary travel to Royal Care Nursing Home in Avon Park the last Wednesday. Young Artists String Orchestra (YASO) rehearses each Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. at Lake Placid Church of the Nazarene (512 W. Interlake). We are looking for violin, viola, cello, and string bass players to be a part of this orchestra. Call Diane Osborne, conductor, at 659-4541 or (503) 709-1440.
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Maternal grandparents are S tephanie and Mike Fowler. A natalya IrizarryYessenia and Omi Irizarry o f Avon Park announce the b irth of a daughter, Anatalya E lise, at 6:31 p.m. on Oct. 2 2, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Anatalya weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Elisa Rosado and Jose Hovoa. Paternal grandparents are Maria Mercado and Jose Irizarry.Taticina KinseyTara Amader and Terrell Lowe of Sebring announce the birth of a daughter, Taticina Kayicini, on Oct. 20, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Taticini weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Susan Swygard and Larry Osteen. Paternal grandparents are Linda and Lazarus Kinsey.Diya PatelRitu and Jatim Patel of Sebring announce the birth of a daughter, Diya Jatim, at 3:10 p.m. on Oct. 21, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Diya weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches in length.Keon RobinsonSharrice Robinson of Lake Placid announces the birth of a son, Keon De'Shawn, at 1:10 a.m. on Oct. 24, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Keon weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 13 3/4 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Elizbeth Norris and Clarence Norris. Paternal grandparents are Jennifer Robinson and Kelvin Hawthorne.Faith TolsonLori Bonife and Jahu Tolson of Lake Placid announce the birth of a daughter, Faith Kaylyn, on Oct. 18, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Faith weighed 7 pounds and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Rita and Larry Weigart, Jerry and Leanne Howey. Paternal grandparents are Art and Lois Tolson.Julian TorresLizbeth and Juan Torres of Lake Placid announce the birth of a son, Julian, at 12:17 p.m. on Oct. 22, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Julian weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Eva and Jose Becerra. Paternal grandparents are Estela and Francisco Torres. Jayvion WilliamsTiffany Kooi and Aljaymon Williams of Sebring announce the birth of a son, Jayvion Demontay, on Oct. 21, 2010 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Jayvion weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Linda Kooi and John Matovina. Paternal grandparents are Gail and Paul Hipps. Births CELEBRATIONS CLUBS&ORGANIZATIONS Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Rotary Club of Highlands C ounty received a check from the organizers of t he first Sebring Thunder Antique Car Show held o n the Circle in downtown Sebring for their help i n parking cars during the event. The three-day event included a "Burn Out" F riday night. Saturday there was a car show with m ore than 200 cars, an awards ceremony and barb ecue. Local vendors were on site all three days. S unday, the cars were driven four laps around the S ebring Race Way. The Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at Beef O'Bradys in Sebring. A nyone interested in learning more about Rotary o r in attending a meeting may call Joyce Gordon a t 446-2099. Car show organizers get boost from Rotary Courtesy photo Rotary Club of Highlands County President Jim Houseknecht (from left) with Bud Whitlock and John Griffin, organizers of the first Sebring Thunder Antique Car Show. Special to the News-SunThe Florida Bluebird Society is sponsoring the First Winter Florida Bluebird Blitz on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20-21. In its fledgling stage, the Florida Bluebird Society is an affiliate of the North American Bluebird Society. Its mission is the conservation and protection of bluebirds and other native cavity-nesting bird species through educational programs and the collection and dissemination of pertinent and relevant information. One of the society's goals is to gather information about bluebirds in Florida and have it posted on its web site. The first step is to determine the location of bluebirds throughout the state. The winter blitz will help members know where the blu ebirds find food and surviv al habitat between the end of the breeding and migratio n time, until breeding activi ty begins again. This is where help is vit al in reporting where, wh en and how many eastern blu ebirds you see. To download a "Flori da Bluebird Blitz Report" for m or to receive informatio n about bluebirds, bluebi rd trails, or the Flori da Bluebird Society activiti es and membership, vis it www.floridabluebirdsoc iety.com, or call (813) 88 40578. You may e-mail yo ur reports t o: cmckinney47@tampabay. rr. com. Alternatively, yo u may mail your reports t o: Bluebird Blitz, 641 1 Oakdell Dr., Tampa, F L 33634. First Winter Florida Bluebird Society statewide Bluebird Blitz planned
Audubon speaker presents A Sense of Wonder'LAKE PLACID Sheli Gossett, first-grade teacher at Cracker Trail Elementary, was the guest speaker on Oct. 26 at the regular meeting of the Highlands County Audubon Chapter. Gossett is the 2010 recipient of the Educator's Camp Scholarship from Audubon and attended one week of June at Camp Oty'Okawa in the beautiful Hocking hills of Ohio and reported on her week at the camp. Gossett's interest in the environment began in her childhood where she spent hours gardening with her father, cutting wood with her grandfather and exploring the out-of-doors with abundant freedom. Afourth generation educator, Gossett credits her "sense of wonder" to her childhood experiences and endeavors to instill this "same fascination with the world in my students." Last year Gossett built a bird-watching center with her students, teaching her students how to identify and count birds. The class went on and participated in the University of Cornell's Project Feeder Watch, collecting data and then sending it via the Internet to Ornithologists at Cornell. Audubon meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Lodge on the corner of Park and Main streets in Lake Placid. The public is invited to attend.GFWC Lake Placid Woman's ClubLAKE PLACID On Oct. 21 the GFWC Lake Placid Woman's Club held its monthly meeting. Supervisor of Elections Joe Campbell spoke to the group on voting issues, filling in the ballot bubble correctly, absentee voting and taking questions raised by the group. Sixty one members and two guest enjoyed a lunch served by the Arts Department committee.The club members will again be waving the flag on Veteran's Day at the big flag pole on U.S. 27 showing their support and gratitude to the country's veterans for their service.The annual Veteran's Tea from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 13, honoring the female veterans from all services. This event is always well received and enjoyed by all attending; for more information call 699-9426. AHoliday Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20 with an assortment of items from vendors and members for purchase at the club house. Jan. 29 will find the club members and guest attending the matinee production of "Harvey" at the Highlands Little Theater; tickets are available through any club member, car pooling for those wishing to attend and an assortment of deserts will be served at intermission making this an enjoyable afternoon. The annual Christmas luncheon will be held Dec. 18 and catered by Hartzell's, members and spouses will enjoy food and friendships with no business being conducted.The regular business luncheon will resume on Jan. 20.Lake Placid Garden ClubLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Garden Club met Oct. 13 at the Lake Placid Woman's Club. President Marsh Browning presided. Hostess committee served a delicious pumpkin cheese cake and beverage to 40 members and three guests Karin Schade, Sharol Diamond and Chilko Wells in a festive Halloween atmosphere. Membership chairwoman Luise Andrea introduced new member Mary Meisenheimer and presented her with a membership pin and yearbook. President Marsha Browning presented Connie Watson with a First Vice President Pin and Joan Herrold with a Second Vice President Pin. First Vice-President Connie Watson introduced guest speaker Darlene Phypers, who presented a informative program on "Ag-Venture, a three-day program that provides a great opportunity for thirdgraders to gain experience, understanding and appreciation of our local agriculture. Preparation for the Fall Oct. 15 District IX Meeting and Luncheon was discussed by Patsy Stamm. Members were asked to help set up and bring plants for the plant sale and decorating at the Eastside Christian Church at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Ways & Means chairwoman Joan Herrold announced the coming events Jan. 22 "Scholarship Fashion Show." Tickets go on sale in November for $22. Feb. 12, "Flowers are Fun," at the Lake Placid Woman's Club. March 26, Attic Sale." The Garden Club meets at 12:30 p.m. every second Wednesday for dessert and beverage followed by a pr ogram on gardening and meeting. Next meeting wi ll be held Nov. 10, program will be "Judged-Mini' Horticulture Flower Show ," Bill Watson, flower show judge. To join or attend meeting, call 465-6106.TOPS FL 487The Oct. 20 meeting of TOPS FL487, Sebring was called to order with six TOPS and three KOPS giv ing the pledges. KOPS Alice Bowen was welcomed back. Best loser was Carolyn Patterson and was last week's Best Loser to receive $1.25 in coupons. Awarded charms were Carol DeArmitt as a diviso n winner in June and Leslie Maschue for six straight weeks of losses. Yes-yeses are portion control, exercise, a good breakfast, count calories, i n season fruit and veggies, and write down. The Mystery Gift has been with Carol DeArmitt for three weeks and only one week more to win. Another wapper was found when Pat Carfield unwrapped the Attendance Box. The 25-cent contest had six winners at 60 cents an d Carol Smart won 80 cents in the 10-cent contest. Carolyn Patterson gave the program from the TOP S "The Choice is Yours" on Motivation. It is a day to day frame of mind we hav e to keep as TOPS to lose and KOPS to keep off the pounds. Members had to write down two goals to meet this week to get mot ivated again or stay motiva ted. Call 382-7716 or 3853155 for information.TOPS FL 632SEBRING Presiding co-leader June Elam called the meeting to order and welcomed back returning northerners: LaRue Wilbu r, Nancy McConkey and Delores Guzanowski. TOPS and KOPS members saluted the flag and recited their respective pledges. Member Carolyn Rider led in singing "Eatin g Fewer Calories." Member Barbara Huff presented a inspiring program titled "12 Ways to Think Yourself Thinner." Weight recorder Karen Goodwin reported 33 mem bers present with a net los s for the week. KOPS Nanc y Lowe was the Best Loser for the week. Elam noted upcoming events: TOPS 632 "Walk in the Mall," Nov. 4, 10 a.m.; annual Christmas party, Dec. 6; TOPS Arcadia Workshop and the Rock Contest progressing very well. TOPS 632 meets every Monday: Weigh-in is at 2:30 p.m. and meeting at 3:30 p.m., at the Lake Josephine Church. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, October 27, 2010Page 9B CLUBS&ORGANIZATIONS Snapshots Special to the News-SunSEBRING Lt. Governor M ary Crowder made her offic ial visit on Oct. 20 to the K iwanis Club of Sebring. C rowder outlined her goals f or Division 15 making y oung children the number o ne priority. Crowder also a pplauded the club for its g reat efforts in establishing c lubs in the elementary s chool and high school leve ls, as well as the Aktion C lub at Ridge Area Arc. Crowder presented a movi ng slide show which e xplained Kiwanis I nternational's new World W ide Service Project, ELIMI NATE. With the ELIMIN ATE Project, Kiwanis I nternational and UNICEF h ave joined forces to elimin ate maternal and neonatal t etanus. This deadly disease steals t he lives of 60,000 innocent b abies and 30,000 mothers e ach year. The effects of the disease a re excruciating tiny newb orns suffer repeated, painful c onvulsions and extreme sens itivity to light and touch. To eliminate MNTfrom t he earth by 2015 129 million m others and their future b abies must be immunized. T his requires vaccines, s yringes, safe storage, transportation, thousands of skilled staff and more. It will take $110 million and the dedicated work of UNICEF and every member of the Kiwanis family. Kiwanis and UNICEF joined forces to tackle iodine deficiency disorders, achieving one of the most significant public health successes of the 20th century. Now, they eliminating MNTfrom the face of the earth. And in doing so, the project will reach the poorest, most neglected mothers and babies with additional lifesaving health care. The end of this one disease means the beginning of better health for so many families. The Kiwanis motto is "Serving the Children of the World". Kiwanis International includes 8,400 clubs with more than 270,000 members in 96 nations. Last year, Kiwanis clubs donated more than $100 million and almost 6 million volunteer hours for community service projects. The Kiwanis Club of Sebring meets every Wednesday at noon at Homer's Restaurant. For more information about Kiwanis call President Rhonda Beckman at 4461579 or Grace Plants at 2731421. Kiwanis Lt. Governor visits Sebring Courtesy photo Rhonda Beckman (left), president of Kiwanis Club of Sebring, and District 15 Lt. Gov. Mary Crowder. Crowder presented her 2010-11 goals to the club on Oct. 20. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Rotary Club of H ighlands County was presented with a cert ificate and an American flag by Rotarian J oan Fisher Warren. The flag was brought b ack from Afghanistan by her son, Lt. C olonel Glen Fisher, formerly of Sebring, a fter his tour of duty. It was given to the R otary Club for their gift parcels and support o f the service personnel stationed at Bagram A ir Base, Afghanistan where the flag was f lown. The certificate states: "Be it known by all: This flag was flown in t he face of the enemy, illuminated in the dark a nd bears witness to the removal of terrorist f orces threatening the United States of A merica. It was flown with pride over the c ompound of our nation's elite Task Force, in r emembrance of all innocents who have lost t heir lives in terrorist attacks. Flown on the 1 st of May 2010, Bagram Air Base, A fghanistan in honor of the Rotary Club of H ighlands County Let every nation know, w hether it wishes us well or ill, that we will p ay any price, meet any hardship, support any f riend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the s urvival and the success of liberty.'John F. K ennedy." The Rotary Club of Highlands County will proudly display this framed certificate and will salute this flag at each meeting. Their meetings are held at 6 p.m. Mondays at Beef O'Bradys in Sebring. Anyone interested in learning more about our club or who would like to attend a meeting, may contact Joyce Gordon at 446-2099. Rotary Club Highlands receives certificate, flag Courtesy photo Rotarian Joan Fisher Warren holds a framed certificate signed by the United States Army Task Force Commander, Colonel Michael E. Kelly, that she presented to the Rotary Club of Highlands County. Courtesy photo The American Legion Auxiliary 74 of Sebring presented $400 to The Salvation Army last week to be used in the Army's food bank. From left are Auxiliary President Patti Nelson, Major Bruce Stefanik and Auxiliary Treasurer Doreen Clayton. Legion donates to Salvation Army CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: TheNews-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a selfaddressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesday's paper. 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DearAbby: I am a rabbi w ho was asked by a funeral d irector to talk with a family d ealing with the wife's term inal illness. When I met M indy, I was touched by her b ravery and sensitivity in c onfronting her disease. She s hared that she and her famil y were taking charge of the c alendar and moving all the h olidays forward so they c ould squeeze in as many c elebrations as possible in t he coming weeks. Regardless of the actual d ate on the calendar, they w ere celebrating secular and r eligious holidays, birthdays a nd anniversaries. These e vents included decorating, s erving the appropriate food a ssociated with the observ ance even wearing cost umes for Halloween. On my last visit, Mindy d escribed something else she h ad done. She invited relat ives who lived far away to b e with her and gave them q uilts she had created over h er lifetime. She remarked t hat it made sense for her to b e able to say her goodbyes rather than miss that opportunity. She described it as a "living wake." Afew weeks later, she was gone. For Mindy, condensing the holidays gave her the ability to control her medical situation in a gracious and innovative way. Her choice of saying goodbye to loved ones gave her and them time to heal any rifts that had occurred. In dealing with her own impending death, she bestowed a special gift to us for these upcoming holidays. Let loved ones know today how important they are to you. If there is a way of resolving a family disagreement, do it as soon as possible. Life is too short for many of these disagreements. Finally, appreciate and enjoy the time we have with family, relatives and friends. It is truly irreplaceable. Rabbi Albert Slomovitz DearRabbi Slmosvitz: Well said. I confess that your account of Mindy's final weeks and her passing left me feeling very emotional. It is a profound lesson for us all, as is a poem that is a favorite of my dear mother's and mine:The Time Is NowIf you are ever going to love me, Love me now, while I can know The sweet and tender feelings Which from true affection flow. Love me now While I am living. Do not wait until I'm gone And then have it chiseled in marble, Sweet words on ice-cold stone. If you have tender thoughts of me, Please tell me now. If you wait until I am sleeping, Never to awaken, There will be death between us And I won't hear you then. So, if you love me, even a little bit, Let me know it while I am living So I can treasure it. Author Unknown Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. When I made my last New Year's Resolution to "Get Organized", I figured out why I had never been successful at getting my life in order. It was because I was not nice to me. I was suffering from PPPsyndrome. What is that you ask? Well it is not very pretty. It is perfectionism that causes this PPPSyndrome. Most people think that perfect is something that everyone should strive for. In the pursuit of perfection, we over plan by making huge lists. These huge lists causes us to be mean to ourselves by "Piling On." Right now many of us envision the perfect holiday celebration with everyone dressed in their holiday finest, decorations hanging in all the right places and the most elegant dinner table. We have all seen the Norman Rockwell painting that is our vision of perfection. Well guess what! That painting was staged. The snapshot of our lives does not have anyone sitting still to accomplish this. Pulling a beautiful holiday dinner together takes planning, precision and patience. If you throw perfectionism into the mix, you will find yourself feeling bad. You may even catch yourself saying unkind things instead of enjoying the process. Why do we "Pile On"? It is because we want to be the best hostess, have the prettiest home; so everyone will know that we have it all together. Our list of things to do, keeps getting longer each time we think about this picture perfect holiday celebration. We tell ourselves, "If we do just one more thing it will make it even better." When all our family wants is a quiet celebration without all the fuss. Those three Ps consist of; Perfectionism, Piling On and Procrastination. When our list gets too long we put things off. We left out of our plan the actual implementation of each item on our list. This is why I want to give you the greatest gift this holiday season. This is a gift of eliminating PPPSyndrome from the holidays. When you let go of just your perfectionism; piling o n and procrastination go awa y. We have made it easy for you by giving you a free Holiday Control Journal. It asks the questions so you don't have to think about them. With your brain free to plan and play with the process of getting ready for the holidays, you are going to be stress free. Things in your Holiday Control Journal are going to get don e because you are not paralyzed by your perfectionism We break things down into babysteps, so you do n ot feel overwhelmed. Each da y of the week has a theme an d in six weeks we are ready t o cruise through the holidays Our goal is to be ready for the holidays by December 1st. Come join us as we cruise through the holidays Jump in right where we are and remember to have fun. This will be the least stressful holiday season you have ever had if you fight the urge to be perfect. Download our Free Holiday Control Journal and join us on www.FlyLady.TVfor a little laughter and learning how to Finally Love Yourself. 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South player 70 Noggin 71 Still product: Abbr. 72 On the safe side 73 Wave function symbol in quantum mechanics 74 Items of short-lived use 76 Racy best-selling novel of 1956 79 Take ___ (rest) 80 Hindu titles 82 Speed-skating champ Johann ___ Koss 83 Out of 87 Like an egocentric's attitude 91 Flammable fuel 93 Part of a postal address for Gannon University 95 Carry out 96 Moon of Saturn 97 Barbecue cook 98 Football linemen: Abbr. 99 Fast-talking salesman's tactic 102 Itsy-bitsy 103 Explorer ___ da Gama 104 Shout from one who's on a roll? 106 ___ loss 107 One to a customer, e.g. 110 Prime 113 Camping treats 115 B.M.O.C.'s, often 116 X Games competitor 118 Rikki-___-tavi 119 Tanned 120 Zoom 121 Florida univ. affiliated with the Catholic Church 122 ___ the hole 123 and ___ it again!" 124 "Twilight," e.g. 125 ___ manual 126 Gull relatives 127 Spat DOWN 1 Common patio sight 2 Bliss, it is said 3 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7, in New York City 4 Prominent tower, for short 5 Massachusetts industrial city on the Millers River 6 Trails 7 Follow too closely 8 Dictator's phrase 9 Dread loch? 10 Spotted cavy 11 H.S. class 12 Didn't buy, perhaps 13 Don Herbert's moniker on 1950s-'60s TV 14 Lessen 15 "Educating Rita" star 16 Sheds 17 Novel conclusion? 18 Track star A. 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LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Wednesday, October 27, 2010 FAMILYFEATURES I t's time once again to start baking some holiday cheer to share with friends and neighbors. These recipes make plenty of sweet treats to go around and they're so good you just may want to keep some for yourself. Make the holidays special by giving something fresh, homemade and from the heart. For more recipes you can bake and share, visit VeryBestBaking.com. Pumpkin Cranberry Bread Makes two, 9 x 5-inch loaves Prep: 10 minutes Baking: 1 hour 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3 cups granulated sugar 1 can (15 ounces) Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin 4 large eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup orange juice orwater 1 cup sweetened dried, fresh or frozen cranberries PREHEAToven to 350¡F. Grease and flour two 9 x 5-inch loaf pans. COMBINE flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Combine sugar, pumpkin, eggs, oil and juice in large mixer bowl; beat until just blended. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in cranberries. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pans. BAKE for 60 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Forthree 8 x 4-inch loaf pans: Prepareasabove.Bakefor55to60minutes. Forfive orsix 5 x 3-inch mini loaf pans: Prepareasabove.Bakefor50to55minutes.Mini Pumpkin Muffin Mix Makes 1 Prep: 15 minutes 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup raisins, sweetened dried cranberries, orchopped nuts (optional) 1 can (15 ounces) Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin COMBINE all ingredients, except pumpkin, in large bowl. Pour into 1-quart resealable plastic bag; seal. Wrap muffin mix and can of pumpkin in fabric; tie with ribbon or twine. Recipe to attach: Pour muffin mix into large bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup vegetable shortening with pastry blender until mixture is fine. Add 1 cup Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin, 1 cup milk and 2 large eggs; mix until just moistened. Spoon into greased or paper-lined minimuffin pans, filling 2/3 full. Bake in preheated 400¡F oven for 15 minutes; remove to wire racks. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Makes about 5 dozen mini muffins.Pumpkin Carrot Swirl Bars Makes 4 dozen Prep: 20 minutes Baking: 25 minutes 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup butterormargarine, softened 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 large egg whites 1 can (15 ounces) Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin 1 cup finely shredded carrot Cream Cheese Topping (recipe follows) PREHEAToven to 350¡F. Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. COMBINE flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and baking soda in small bowl. Beat granulated sugar, butter and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until crumbly. Add eggs, egg whites, pumpkin and carrot; beat until well blended. Add flour mixture; mix well. Spread into prepared pan. Drop teaspoonfuls of Cream Cheese Topping over batter; swirl mixture with spoon. BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Store in covered container in refrigerator. ForCream Cheese Topping: COMBINE 4 ounces softened light cream cheese (Neufchtel), 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon milk in small mixer bowl until thoroughly blended.Spiced Pumpkin Fudge Makes about 3 pounds Prep: 10 minutes Cooking: 20 minutes 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butteror margarine 2/3 cup (5 fluid-ounce can) Nestl Carnation Evaporated Milk 1/2 cup Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 cups (12-ounce package) Nestl Toll House PremierWhite Morsels 1 jar(7 ounces) marshmallow crme 1 cup chopped pecans 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract LINE 13 x 9-inch baking pan with foil. COMBINE sugar, brown sugar, butter, evap orated milk, pumpkin and spice in medium heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, for 10 to 12 minutes or until candy thermomete r reaches 234¡to 240¡F (soft-ball stage). QUICKLYSTIR in morsels, marshmallow crme, nuts and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until morsels are melt ed. Immediately pour into prepared pan. Le t stand on wire rack for 2 hours or until com pletely cooled. Refrigerate tightly covered. To cut, lift from pan; remove foil. Cut into 1-inch pieces. Makes 48 servings, 2 pieces each. PumpkinSeason IsHere!Mother Nature has made a fresh crop of pumpkins this year, so you can enjoy plenty of pumpkin this season in your favorite traditional recipes.