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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgS EBRING Peggy Sue Roaf of Sebring was killed W ednesday evening when a GMC Envoy SUV crushed her car after swerving out ofc ontrol and crossing the median on U.S. 27. T he crash occurred opposite the Alan Jay Auto Network headquarters justb efore 6:30 p.m. Roaf,52,was traveling north in the outside lane of t he highway when the Envoy, traveling south,jumped the m edian,crashing directly into Roafs Ford Focus,riding up onto the hood. The SUs driver,31year-old Nicholas Steven Foxo f Fort Lauderdale,was reported to be under the influence at the time,according to Sebring Police. An investigation is under way. Charges are pending,but no arrest has yet been made. F ox was injured in the crash and airlifted to Tampa G eneral Hospital. He was listed in serious condition Thursday. There were five passengers in Foxs vehicle. Witnesses tot he crash say two of those individuals were young t eenagers. They were all taken to Highlands Regional Medical Center where they were treated and released. According to the police r eport and witness accounts, Fox was speeding and weavi ng through slower traffic when he lost control,left the roadway,crossed the median and hit a concrete drainage structure,which lifted thev ehicle so it landed on top of Roafs Ford. A semi-truck traveling behind Roaf swerved into the emergency lane trying to avoid hitting either vehicle, but the drivers side of thet railer struck the rear drivers corner of Foxs vehicle. NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, March 30-31, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 42 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 85 63C omplete Forecast P AGE 14A Partly sunny and nice Forecast Question: Should Highlands County have a charter? Next question: Should the tourism tax be repealed? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online I nside Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 35.1% No 64.9% Total votes: 57 Classifieds11A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Reviews/Times13B Religion7B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle13B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, #1 front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 9 9 3 3 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING It seems as if the Community Redevelopment Agency will be without an executive director a little longer than expected. The two final applicants that were up for the position, Darren Smith and Sue Tron, recently pulled from the application process. Darren Smith withdrew his application and Sue Tron is no longer interested in the position,Assistant City Administrator Bob Hoffman said. Hoffman had no insight as to reasons why either candidate decided to change their minds about the position. After the retirement of former CRA Director Pete Pollard in early February,the Sebring City Council created a committee to aid in the process of hiring Pollards successor. The original CRA appointment committee consisted of Kathy Malie and Lorrie Smith of the CRA along with council members John Griffin and Andrew Fells and Back to square one in CRA search See SEARCH,page 5A 1 dead, 6 injured in crash By ED BALDRIDGE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Its all about home rule, Ginger Delegal told the county commission and an audience packed with constitutional officers,representatives from all three municipalities and close to 100 citizens Tuesday during a presentation on developing a county charter. I am just here to educate,it is up to you to decide,said Delegal,who serves as general counsel for the Florida Association of Counties. Delegal explained that a county charter acts like a mini constitution and it lays out the powers and limitations that county government can exercise. Delegal said that the cost varied greatly Charter discussion to continue News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Commissioner Ron Handley weighs the information presented Tuesday about a charter for the county. See CHARTER,page 3A N ews-Sun photo CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY P eggy Sue Roaf of Sebring was killed when her Ford Focus was struck head on by a GMC Envoy, which was headed south w hen it jumped the median and entered the northbound lanes of U.S. 27 at around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. By ED BALDRIDGE e email@example.comSEBRING A majority of commissioners decided Tuesday not put the tourism tax out to the public for a vote on a sunset. Bill Youngman,a Highlands County taxpayer who spearheaded the effort to get a sunset on the 2 percent tourism tax,now says he will seek petitions to repeal the tax. e stand to lose $600,000 in taxes and we really did not want to do t hat. Recently we were told that we could make a new ordinance with the tax in it,set a sunset and let the people vote on it. If the citizens voted to adopt the new one,fine. If the citizens voted not to accept the new ordinance,then fine,Youngman said. Youngman said he was concerned about the transparency and said it was recommended by County Attorney Ross Macbeth to have a vote on adding a sunset. A lot of people want to do away with the tax completely. I dont like that option. I want to have a sunset put on the balance so that we dont put the tax at risk,Youngman pointed out. According to Youngman,if the tax was repealed at the polls,instead of adding a sunset,or in petition,then the county would have to wait two years to put the tax back on the ballot. Every tax should have a sunset, Y oungman said. Youngman asked the commissio n to vote to put some sort of referendum onto the ballot that included a sunset. Commissioner Barbara Stewart took exception to a public vote on the tax. If we were to put this on the balCounty says no to tourism tax sunset See TOURISM,page 3A On the runS treaks dominate D ragons in dual meet SPORTS, 1BUnknown SoldiersD ying in America PAGE2APlan an adventure F emale Baby Boomers a re on the move LIVING, 14BSee stars A stronomy event p lanned at Hammock PAGE6 A SUVjumps median on 27 and slams into car Driver of SUV reportedly under the influence See CRASH,page 10A
C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com Pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 March 28 131824333750x:2Next jackpot $7 millionMarch 24 11225333542x:3 March 21 234101826x: March 28 1019273134 March 27 512132231 March 26 512192829 March 25 26192127 March 28 (n 0623 March 28 (d 2185 March 27 (n 7517 March 27 (d 5922 March 28(n 811 March 28 (d 389 March 27(n 414 March 27 (d 085 March 27 122930405 March 23 21117316 March 20 1227373822 March 16 212161815 March 28 1116295058 PB: 33Next jackpot $60 millionMarch 24 115353747 PB: 8 March 21 3243535556 PB: 6 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Courtesy photo Melissa Jarboe comforts her husband, Sgt. Jamie Jarboe, who was paralyzed by an enemy s nipers bullet on April 10, 2011. Sgt. Jarboe died on March 21. Unable to move after b eing shot by an enemy sniper,Sgt. Jamie Jarboe lay i n the blood-soaked dirt of Afghanistan on April 10, 2011. As more bulletsw hizzed above his head during the chaotic battle,the s oldier looked to the heavens and made a promise. Im not dying out here, S gt. Jarboe said. Im going to die someplace like America. T he 27-year-old wounded warrior recounted the harr owing attack,which left him paralyzed,to The Unknown Soldierson Jan. 12. Speaking in a soft voice and frequently pausing toc atch his breath,the soldier explained why he so desperately wanted to make it out of Afghanistan alive. I was thinking about my wife and kids,Jamie said. I just got married. A fter being pulled off the battlefield by his brothers in a rms,Jamie was still picturing his wife and two stepdaughters as a surgeon covered his face with an oxygen mask. All he wanted was tos ee their faces again,and after an unconscious journey around the world,he did. woke up at Walter Reed,Jamie said. T he soldiers wife, Melissa Jarboe,described the horror of seeing her b adly wounded husband for the first time,while also e xplaining how the experience forever altered her mindset. Before this,I never knew there was a Walter Reed andI never knew what a wounded warrior was,Melissa said. And now I know too much. Through sheer courage and tenacity,Jamie and Melissa Jarboe were able toc elebrate their first wedding anniversary this past V alentines Day in a hospital room. And just like the day they were married,the couple had big dreams. d like to be putting t ogether the pieces and be a family again,Jamie said. I love my wife and I want to be back with the kids. Sgt. Jamie Jarboe died on M arch 21,just over two months after our phone interview. There are no words that can describe what this last w eek has been like knowing that my husband and I would never have a life we alwaysd reamed of,Melissa posted on the Prayers for Sgt. J amie JarboeFacebook page. Even though they knew d eath could be on the horizon,the Jarboes chose to share the most challenging d ays of their lives with others. In addition to hundreds o f Facebook posts,Melissa sent me this e-mail,along with a moving photograph, the night before her husband died. Jamie is alive and fighting for his life,she wrote on March 20. Im (holding vigil by his side,loving and kissing him every second of the day! As more than 12,000 F acebook followers learned of his passing,with heartfelt m essages and tributes pouring in,all I could think of was Jamies voice. The evening we spoke,the soldier and his wife werep reparing for a cross-country flight for yet another surgery. Even though it clearly hurt to talk,the wounded warrior spent almost an hour Dying in America Queen tribute benefits Champion for Children F oundationAVON PARK On M onday,April 23 the Childrens Services Council of Highlands County will partner with South Florida CommunityC ollege Performing Arts to benefit the Champion for Children Foundation by bringing in One Night of Queenby Gary Mullensa nd the Works. Gary Mullens is the most highly rated QUEEN tribute band in the world. The events major sponsors are Dr. Cary Pigman,T he Seaton Group Merrill Lynch,and Florida H ospital Heartland Leadership Institute. Fundraisers planned this weekend for Relay for LifeAVON PARK Youth at Florida Avenue BaptistC hurch are putting on a big yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p .m. Saturday to help raise money for camp and will also be doing a pancakeb reakfast to help the youths Relay for Life goal. S top by 710 W. Bell St. to support the cause. A Corn Hole Tournament i s set for Saturday at the Tap Room in Avon Park. There is a $10 entry fee per p erson. Everyone is welcome. Call 443-1895 or 4 53-3850 to register a team. There will be a chance drawing to win the Corn Hole game board. This event will benefit theS evigny and Johnson Eye Care Relay team. Team Beasles Bikers will present a Car and Motorcycle Show at Auto Options,106 W. Main St., from noon to 5 p.m. Therei s a $10 entry fee for cars and motorcycle contestants. F ood and music on Main Street. All events benefit Avon Parks Relay for Life, which is set for April 2122.Dance Club hosts Golden Era Big BandS EBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club hosts its final social dance of the 2011/2012 season at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway from7 -9:30 p.m. today. Have some fun and dance the night away to the music of the Golden Era Big Band. Singles are wel-c ome. Bring your own beverage; ice provided. Soft drinks,salads sandwiches pastries and ice cream area vailable from the snack bar which opens at 6 p.m. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress is required. A dmission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. F or more information, call 840-9038.Jaycees sponsor Easter egg huntAVON PARK The Avon Park Jaycees,a non-p rofit organization of young professionals in A von Park and throughout Highlands County,is hosting its fifth annual Easter egg hunt at Donaldson Park at 9 a.m. Saturday,April 7. T he free event is geared towards children up t hrough 12 years old. Last year,the event exceeded 400 children,in addition tot heir families. At the conclusion of the e gg hunt drawings for gift baskets,bikes and other gift certificates,sponsored b y local businesses,will take place. If you are a business owner or person who may, in some way,offer somet ype of support to ensure that this years Easter egg hunt is a great success, contact the event chair, Summer Laye,at 443-1040o r by email at firstname.lastname@example.org m .Youth Citrus Program entry deadline nearsSEBRING It is the t ime of year for young people ages 8-18 who wish to exhibit a citrus tree in the 2013 Highlands County Fair to enroll in the 2013H ighlands Youth Citrus Program. The Youth Citrus proCO MMUNITYBR IEFS C ontinued on page 5A B y ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comAVON PARK Two Avon Park men were arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges of aggra-v ated assault after brandishing and firing weapons from their vehi-c le. According to the Avon Park Police arrest reportw ritten by Officer Jesse Sapp,Kyle Stephen H arris,21,and Jonathan Marshall Parker,17, threatened John MichaelM cconniel over the telephone before driving by h is residence at 11 E. Palmetto in a black Mazda pickup. After stopping in front of the Mcconniels resi-d ence,Harris brandished a shotgun,racked the s lide and pointed the weapon at Mcconniel,the report states. M cconniel alleged that he was in fear of his life w hen he fled back to his porch,after which Harris re-entered his truck and d rove slowly towards Mcconniels house. Parker,who was a passenger in the Mazda truck, then allegedly brandisheda .380 auto pistol and fired four or five shots into the ground directly in front of Mcconniels house. H arris and Parker then fled the scene in the black M azda,according to the arrest report. A long with the felony charge of aggravated assault,without intent to kill,Harris was charged with improper exhibitiono f a firearm. Parker was charged with aggravated assault,a felony charge of firing a weapon from a vehiclea nd the misdemeanor offenses of improper exhibition of a firearm and resisting an officer without violence. Harris remains in the Highlands County Jail on a bond of $65,000. No information was available about Parker at press time. He was listed as a juvenile on the date of the arrest,the report states. 2 jailed after shots fired See SOLDIER,page 5A Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County Sheriffs Office is once again offering the Teen Driver Challenge for licensed teen drivers on April 12 and April 14. Utilizing lesson plans developed by the Florida Sheriffs Association,the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Florida Department of Transportation,the Teen Driver Program will be administered by specially certified Highlands County law enforcement officers. The two-day class consists of 12 hours of training in all, four hours of classroom and eight hours of actual vehicle operations. The classroom session on April 12 will be held at the Bert Harris Agri-Civic Center Conference Room 3 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The driving portion will be held April 14 at the Highlands County Sheriffs Office Driving Range from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Students will use their personal vehicles in the driving portion of the course and are required to attend both the classroom and driving sessions. The purpose of the Teen Driver Challenge is to provide knowledge and hands-on experience to reduce the likelihood of an accident by teenage drivers. Students learn basic information about the operation of a motor vehicle,driving techniques and life-saving skills. For more information on the Teen Driver Challenge or to sign up for the program, students should contact their School Resource Officer for an enrollment package. Complete course details and information are included in the package. A video of the Teen Driver Challenge is also available on the Florida Sheriffs Associations website, www.flsheriffs.org,then click on Programs and Youth Programs. Teen Driver Challenge scheduled Set April 12 and April 14 in Sebring ATLANTA (APA federal appeals court is considering the ongoing legal feud over whether the Ten Commandments can be displayed at a public building. The case before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday centers on a lawsuit the ACLU filed against Dixie County over a five-foot high granite monument that prominently displays the Ten Commandments in front of the courthouse. The arguments never ventured into the merits of the lawsuit. Instead,it focused on whether the anonymous plaintiff named in the ACLUs lawsuit had standing to bring the complaint. The countys attorneys argued that the man mentioned the display as part of a laundry listof reasons he wasnt going to buy property in the county. Appeals court considers 10 Commandments case from Fla.
C M Y K w hen drafting a charter,but that 80 percent of Floridasp opulation operated under some form of charter. Delegal also told the commission that a charter needed review from time to time. What a charter does is expand the idea of neighborhood from just my neighborhood to the entire county, she said. T he specific issues placed in a charter allowed the citizens to pick and choose what items were addressed by the entire county,Delegal said. The intent is to start the education process and to enlighten people about the charter government program,Commissioner Jack Richie said about Delegals presentation. My thought process is to ... kind of protect the county, if that makes any sense, Commissioner Don Elwell said. Elwell recommended the discussion about a charterc ounty and said he asked Delegal to come to Tuesdaysm eeting to answer questions. If we had a charter,it would be pretty close to status quo,but to protect the county from issues like the housing bubble ... If it is done reasonable,and with caution,I think a charter could be a good thing. I personally would like to see it p ut on a agenda for future discussion,Elwell said. What are we looking to achieve?Commissioner Barbara Stewart said. I have no objection to looking at it further,but I think we need to look at it very carefully and understand what we want to achieve. I think we need to involve all the constitutionals and the municipalities. Theres no time limit,no rush. Lets bring it back up ata future meeting for discussion,Elwell said and the rest of the commission agreed. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012Page 3A EMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRI; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 3/30/12 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 0 0 2 2 G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 3/30/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 9 9 1 1 Continued from page 1A A 2003 Dodge Ram is towed away from the scene of a crash Tuesday night at Lakeview Mobile Court along Bayview Street in Sebring. According to Highway Patrol Trooper Jay Spencer, the truck, driven by 30-year-old Oscar Callahan of Sebring, was eastbound on New Life Way when it struck a 1994 Jeep Cherokee in the rear that was stopped at the r ed light. The truck continued across U.S. 27 onto Bayview and hit a concrete sign, losi ng its front left wheel. The truck then hit a parked car in a carport causing damage to a mobile home as well. Callahan was transported to Florida Hospital for treatment. No o ther injuries were reported. Spencer said Callahan may have a medical condition that contributed to the crash, but charges are pending. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Photo courtesy of Duane Harris Truck rams into mobile home in Sebring News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Ginger Delegal, general counsel for the Florida Association of Counties, listened to several questions from concerned citizens on Tuesday during her presentation about charter counties. Charter county presentation made to commission lot for three years,at that point the tax goes away. If you wanted to continue,you would have to put somethinge lse on the ballot to have it continue,Stewart pointed out. Stewart stated that she was trying to make sense out ofs omething that does not make sense. If you wanted to just make it go away,why wouldt you just to put something on the ballot that says sun-s et?Stewart said. I cant understand this sunset purp ose. Macbeth agreed that he had suggested a vote toa mend the tax,but was second-guessing his earlier o pinion. I have been looking at the statue on this closely.The only thing that you can take to the voters is for a tourismt ax or against the tourism tax,Macbeth said. The s tatute provides just one method to repeal that tax and that is gather enough signa-t ures to put the tax on the ballot. There may be other possibilities,but you wont know until they are court chal-l enged,Macbeth said. Macbeth explained that there could be voter confus ion over a ballot with a sunset provision,which could create legal battles. S tewart pointed out that Commissioner Don Elwell brought the issue forward and asked for the tax to be on the ballot. S tewart said she was not sure if Elwell was accusing any wrongdoing or misapplication of tourism funds with his desire to sunset the tax. I served on the TDC for several years,and I thought we had an excellent group, Stewart said. I asked the question and this question was a philo-s ophical one. Not one attached to any wrongdoing. I am just one of several people who believe that no tax should go on unchecked,E lwell said. I just want the people to have a say in it. Every year we have made improvements on how we spend the money and with transparency and accountability,Stewart said. Philosophically,I dont like wasting the taxpayers m oney discussing things over and over and over,she said. I am willing to move on. C ommissioner Greg Harris agreed that he was ready to m ove on,as did Commissioner Ron Handley. s the best tax there is. I s a user tax. It is the fairest tax you could have,Handley said. M ichael Berry,another Highlands County taxpayer, asked if all the money was spent as per county ordinance. Do we know?Berry a sked. Im not saying that we s pent everything by the percentages,Stewart answered. We are not saying what percent,said Board Chairman Jack Richie. re saying that it would take a lot of research to determine where the money was spent. That is just not relevant at this point. Richie asked the audience t o move forward with the m eeting and encouraged citiz ens not to rehash the same questions. Lake Placid Councilman Ray Royce agreed. s move on. Lets move on to more important w ays to improve the transp arency of our government. If there are concerns about transparency or operations, by all indications it is getting b etter and better. Focus on those. But lets dont talk about getting rid of an impor-t ance revenue stream,Royce s aid. To kill this tax would be a terrible thing for Highlands County,Richie said. e need to have some control over the taxes being s pent,Youngman said in his s econd turn at the podium. Continued from page 1A Tourism tax sunset wont go to a vote A ssociated PressATLANTA Autism cases are on the r ise again,largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis,federal health officials said Thursday. The rate of U.S. cases rose to about 1 in 88 children. The previous estimate was 1 in 110. The new figure is from the latest in a s eries of studies that have been steadily increasing the governments autism estimate. This new number means autism is nearly twice as common as officials said itw as only five years ago,and likely affects roughly 1 million U.S. children and teens. Health officials attribute the increase largely to better recognition of cases, through wide screening and better diagnosis. But the search for the cause of autism is really only beginning,and officialsa cknowledge that other factors may be helping to drive up the numbers. Screening, better diagnosis cited for rise in rates of autism
C M Y K Now is the time to make an i ce-cold pitcher of lemonade and break out the hammock. Wve all earned the right to take a deep breath and relax. In fact,it is a good time in g eneral to stop for a moment and regain our balance. Too many of us have becomeh yper-vigilant and argumentative,reacting out of fear of the unknown,creating ana tmosphere of frenzy,and end of the world doom. F or example,politics has become a shouting match of insults,not the thoughtful,r espectful conversation that leads to inclusive solutions. H alf of us seem to truly believe the other half are traitors to the nations cause and vice versa. Just as troubling is the way s o many of us are rushing to judgment,reacting in a r eflexive,knee-jerk way to events as they happen,without waiting for facts toe merge. Certainly life at this time is s tressful,even dangerous. Families are losing their homes,people are out of work,and rising prices threaten almost every budget.A s bad as our real troubles are,however,our parents, grandparents and great-great-g reat-grandparents have survived times just as tough,or worse. I magine what it was like during the Civil War,for e xample,when it really seemed as if the United States of America would falla part; when thousands of soldiers died in single battles. O r what it was like during the s when Congress imprisoned individuals for what they thought,often using tainted,even made-up,infor-m ation to get their work done. A nd,of course,there were worse times throughout history the Black Death,theS panish Inquisition,the Hundred Years War,and the fall of Rome when civiliza-t ion ceased for a time. We need to stop and count our blessings. We need to remember our strengths,our sense of community,ours hared purpose in life. Spring is here and summer is coming. Here in Central Florida we are surrounded by sparklingw ater and waving grasses. Cumulus clouds herd across brilliant blue skies. Red-w inged black birds swoop overhead,herons and cranes stalk the shore lines,dragonf lies buzz and frogs sing in the rain when it rains. L ife is good. It is a shame we forget that. It is a shame we getc aught up in our prejudices, because that is how we come t o hurt one another. The sad truth is we have brought a good portion of our misery upon ourselves,driven by a sense of panic,poisoned by al ack of trust. Each of us would benefit f rom an afternoon in the hammock,swinging in the shade,lowering our bloodp ressure. We have survived worse in t he past. We will survive now. Life is good. Slow down a m oment and remember. Page 4AN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. email@example.comDAN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISINGV ICKIE JONESExt. email@example.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522a firstname.lastname@example.org B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONExt. email@example.com EDITORIAL& OPINION It is a wonderful world Winter residents are on their way home. The 12 Hours of Sebring has run its course for the season. Daylight Savings Time has arrived. Conservative talk radio helps keep us informedEditor: I have tried to respond to the column on conservative talk radio by Joe Gandleman in the Sun Times. Unfortunately,the e-mail address supplied by Mr. Gandleman comes back as an error,not available. Be that as it may,I am sending my response in hopes that it will be published in your paper. Mr. Gandleman: Having read your column on conservative talk radio,it is very interesting that you seem to lack respect for those who want to hear the other side of the liberal speakthat comes from Washington on a daily basis. I took my eye off the ball with what was happening to my country while I was trying for more than 50 years to better myself and my family. Now that I have had more than six years in retirement to look,listen,learn and see the changes that have occurred and the dramatic downward spiral of America. I have grave concerns for the future of my children and grandchildren. Yes,I seek out those who speak to the concerns that I have and if that is the conservative talk radio you evidently dislike,so be it. The subjects raised by Limbaugh and others need to be said as the liberals would want you (me believe that living off the government is the right thing to do. All I have to do is look at Europe and see the train wreck that is coming to America. It is inconceivable that anyone with half a brain believes that we can be in debt $15-$16 trillion and that is an OK situation. If the current administration is elected again,America as we have known it is done and the masses will be screaming,but it will be too late. Yes,much to your written joy,my generation will die off but God knows it will not be without a battle to save America. Thank you conservative talk radio for keeping me informed. John Larsen SebringKLC Transportation Day enjoyed by studentsEditor: Recently the Kindergarten Learning Center held our annual Transportation Day.The students and staff were amazed by the wonderful display of vehicles as well as the many volunteers,businesses,and organizations who participated by displaying and explaining their vehicles. The volunteers were placed throughout our parking lot and bus loop to display their vehicles. The following individuals spent a Friday morning presenting to our students:Will Sebring of Lykes (who also generously donated bottles of orange juice to each student),Dan Marvin of Midwest Fiberglass Pools,Kenny Long and Don Welch from Longs Air Conditioning,Mike Leicht with the Division of Forestry,City of Sebring Fire Department members Ken Barfield and Jerrod Ross; Wendy and Mark from Highlands County Emergency Medical Services,Sebring International Raceways Lisa Cellantano,Holly Parker with You Scream Ice Cream,and Jack Dunham and other members of the City of Sebring Public Works Department. Alan Jay Automotivewas represented by several automobiles and individuals including Don Elwell and Randy Leonard. Several parents and grandparents also participated including William Agee,Ronnie Brock,Gerald Campbell, Carlos Maldanado,Larry Mosburg, Dennis Shiers,Steve Sharla Smith, Katie Tarter,and Trevor Veasey. On behalf of the staff and students of the Kindergarten Learning Center,a generous thanks to everyone who participated. Without your time and effort, Transportation Day would not have been a success. Andrew Lethbridge SebringDUI talk did students a lot of goodEditor: On behalf of the Sebring High Schools SADD Chapter we would like to thank Susan Benton and the Highlands County Sheriff Department for making it possible for Renee Napier and Eric Smallridge to come to Sebring High School and talk to us about the consequences of driving under the influence for Eric and the effects that it had on both Megan and Lisas families. Not only did they have an impact on us at school but they also had an impact on us through Facebook where everyone stated their DUI promise about how they will never drink and drive. While at our school we also got to see the car that both Megan Napier and her best friend,Lisa Dickson,were killed in by drunk driver Eric Smallridge and that really brought the reality to life while also touching hearts and lives. By allowing them both to come here to our school we now see that it is possible to forgive someone even when it may hurt to do it; she forgave Eric, realizing that it would not bring Megan or Lisa back. Angela Dennard Sebring High School SADD Chapter P resident Obama wants his dear friend Vladt he Russian not to worry about the d etails of how the American missile defense system in Europe will be designed andi mplemented. Once he gets r e-elected,the president said, hell have more flexibili-t to deal with Moscos concern that the missile s ystem,which is intended to guard Europe from attack by rogue nations l ike Iran,is a threat to Russias strategic security. Obama obviously didnt want the American people or the rest of the world toh ear what he said. He was caught red-handed,as it were,when a private conversation with Russian President DmitryM edvedev in Seoul was accidentally picked up by a n open microphone. Vladimir Putin,the presi dent-elect of Russia (and the outoing prime minister),must be relieved and pulling for a big Obama win this fall. He also mustb e having a good laugh at the KGBs favorite bar. I hate to think what my father Ronald Reagan would think of Obamasc onversion with Medvedev and his Chicago-style negotiating technique,if thats what it is. In 1976,I asked my father why he wanted to be president of the United States. His answer was that for too long he had watched American presidents sit down with the general secretaries of the Soviet Union and give up something vital to our national interests just to get along with them. My father said he was tired of it. He told me he wanted to be the first American president to say yet!to a general secretary of the U.S.S.R. Little did he know that in 1986 hed be the president of the United States and be traveling to Reykjavik,Iceland,to meet with Mikhail Gorbachev, the last general secretary of the Soviet Union. At that summit,which included a series of oneon-one meetings between Ronald Reagan and Gorbachev,the major issue was reducing the superpowersnuclear stockpiles. When Gorbachev said he would not sign on to my f athers Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START)u nless the United States mothballed t he Strategic Defense Initiative missile defense shield,my father had his chance to s ay nyet.He said it and abruptl y ended the meeting. Ronald Reagans decis ion at Reykjavik initially was seen as a failure by all t he experts,but it turned out to be a breakthrough. Gorbachev knew my father w ould never yield on SDI, which critics derided as Star Wars. Three years later the Berlin Wall came down. In1 991 Gorbachev came to Washington and signed Ronald Reagans START agreement. And soon after, the Soviet Union was his-t ory. Now its 2012 and we h ave a president of the United States thinking,o nce again,that if he gives Russia what its wants,itll be our friend. But Putin is our enemy and the enemy of freedom.A nyone in his right mind can see that Russia is reconstituting its evil self and is a silent partner with Iran and the other terroristo perations in the world. Yet our president is ready to kowtow to Putin and his government and give up a missile defense system thatll benefit the rest of the world? This kind of thinking is exactly what worried Ronald Reagan back in the 1970s and made him want to be president. Our current commander in chief has everything backwards. Not only is he supporting our enemies and dissing our friends. Unlike Ronald Reagan, who always knew the Soviet Bloc was our enemy,Barack Obama believes the United States is the evil empire. Michael Reagan is the son of President Ronald Reagan, a political consultant, and the author of The New Reagan Revolution (St. Martins Press, 2011). He is the founder and chairman of The Reagan Group and president of The Reagan Legacy Foundation. Visit his website at www.reagan.com, or e-mail Reagan@caglecartoons.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Isnt that nice? EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words.We have to make room for everybody.Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Making Sense Michael Reagan
C M Y K Associated PressSANFORD A security video that shows neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman being led in handcuffs from a police car after he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is adding to the debate over whether the shooting was a case of selfdefense. An attorney for the teens family said it looks to him that Zimmerman doesnt have injuries to his face and head in the video as Zimmermans supporters have said. Zimmerman told police he fired in self-defense and he was not arrested,touching off widespread public outrage and protests across the country. Zimmermans attorney, Craig Sonner,has said in more than one interview that his clients nose was broken during the fight with Martin. Sanford police Sgt. David Morgenstern on Wednesday confirmed that the video being shown by ABC News is of Zimmerman. The 28-yearolds head and face are visible throughout and he is dressed in a red and black fleece jacket. Police are shown frisking Zimmerman whose hands were handcuffed behind his back. They then lead him into a police station. Zimmerman said that on Feb. 26,he was pursuing the 17-year-old Martin,who was not armed,because the teen was acting suspiciously. He said he lost sight of the black teenager and Martin attacked him as he headed back to his sport utility vehicle. Zimmermans father is white and his mother is Hispanic. In an interview with Orlando station WOFL FOX 35 that aired Wednesday night,Zimmermans father, Robert Zimmerman,said that despite dispatchers telling his son to stop following Martin, he kept going so he could get an address for police to check. He said his son was suspicious because of several break-ins and thought it was strange for someone to be walking between the town homes on a rainy night. The Orlando Sentinel,citing anonymous sources,has reported that Martin grabbed Zimmermans head and banged it several times against the sidewalk. A statement from Sanford police said the newspapers story was consistentwith evidence. g ram is open to any youth who will be in the third through 12th grade in Highlands County in the 2012-2013 school year. TheY outh Citrus Project consists of growing a potted citrus tree for exhibit and sale at the county fair,constructing an informational displayb oard for exhibit in the county fair,and a project record book chronicling what was done in the project. Ribbons,points and pre-m iums are awarded in each of the three categories. Overall winners are determined by accumulation of total points. To obtain an informational f lier on the Highlands Youth Citrus Program and a Youth C itrus Program registration form one can go to the following website:http://high-l ands.ifas.ufl.edu/4-H/4H_home.shtml,or call the H ighlands County Extension Office at 402-6540,or come by the Highlands County Extension Office at the Bert J. Harris Jr. AgriculturalC enter in Sebring. The entry deadline is 5 p .m. Thursday,April 12. The first of four program workshops will be held ThursdayA pril 19,at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center a uditorium in Sebring. Citrus trees and supplies will be distributed at that time.Mountain Memories canceled todaySEBRING The M ountain Memories event at the Sebring Recreation Club today has been cancelled. Rotary, JROTC helps with Honor FlightAVON PARK Honor Flight,in coroporation with the local Rotary Clubs in Highlands County,will fill a plane to take World War IIv eterans to Washington,DC to visit their World War II m onument and other memorials on May 12.Sponsoring one of the veterans,Bruno Litwinski,is the Avon Park Jr. Air Force ROTC cadetsw ho will be making their generous contribution at 7 a.m. today at the Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club. The Rotary Club meets o n Fridays at 50 S. Lake Ave.For more information contact club president Paul Devlin (443-1191 dent-elect Jim Brooks (4431226),or contact Honor Flight Network (www.honorflight.org).WMA plans Kindergarten RoundupAVON PARK Kindergarten Roundup parents interested in their child(ren 13 kindergarten school year are invited to attend the twohour sessions at 9 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Monday. This will be a time for parents to meet the principal,ask questions and arrange for pre-testing. Students must be 5 years old by Aug. 15,2012. Call the school office at 453-3131 to sign up for a session. All children entering kindergarten must complete an enrollment packet and a Readiness Placement exam that will be reviewed fora cceptance by the Admissions Committee. Thisr equirement includes current WMA PreK students. Sebring Elks host buffet dinnerS EBRING The Sebring Elks will host a buffet dinner t oday for $11. Go to V ernReid4@aol.com for m ore information.Reflections hosts last dance of seasonA VON PARK Reflections on Silver Lake ( across from South Florida C ommunity College on U.S. 27) will host its last dance oft he season featuring Happy Days from 7:30-10:30 p.m.t oday.The cost is $5 and the public is welcome. B ring your own drinks and snacks; ice will be provided. For more information,call 452-5037.Night Sky Astronomy presentation is SaturdaySEBRING Night Sky Astronomy will sponsor ap resentation at Highlands Hammock State Park at 7:30 p .m. Saturday. Local a stronomer Chris Stephan, member of Highlands Stargazers,will present a program on the night sky outside in the parks picnic area. B ring lawn chairs or blan kets and relax under the stars. Telescopes will be available for public use following the program. Refreshments will be sold b y the Friends of Highlands Hammock. F ee is $5 per person; a ccompanied children age 1 5 and under admitted free For additional informat ion,contact Samantha Willingham at 386-6094 or by email at email@example.com.Movie showing at the Lake Placid LibraryL AKE PLACID The March schedule of SaturdayM atinee films at the Lake Placid Memorial Library includes Contagion (PG13.The p ublic is invited to attend these free showings at 2 p.m S eating is limited. Children a ge 9 or younger must be accompanied by an adult.Rotary Club of Lake Placid has barbecueLAKE PLACID Rotary Club of Lake Placid (Morningving a chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hartzell's P laza,350 E. Interlake Blvd. Tickets can be purchased at H artzells Market,465-3481, or call Debbie Worley at4 65-0123. Walk-ups are we l come. Dinners will be ready f or pick up at Hartzells. Call for delivery. Menu includes one-half chicken, baked beans,slaw,roll and cookie for only $8. F unds go for education and community programs. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012Page 5A FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 3/2,9,16,23,30; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 7 7 5 5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp main; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 9 9 9 9 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 5 5 0 0 4 4 NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PLACEMENT; 3.639"; 6"; Black; phone discounts available; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 4 4 0 0 3 3 Continued from page 2A Sebring Mayor George Hensley. Kathy Malie has resigned from the selection c ommittee and Gene Brenner has stepped in and taking her place,Hoffman e xplained. The voting members of the CRA selection committee (Brenner,Fells,Griffin, Hensley and Smith) workc losely with a second group of officials for the selection of the new director. Mr. (city administrator Scott) Noetlich,myself,P ete Pollard and Charlotte Mann are the non-voting m embers,Hoffman said. Though Pollard has s tepped away from the director position after 30 years of service,he still helps out with the CRA, according to Hoffman. T he selection committee was near the end of the p rocess when the unexpected turn of events happened with the final candidates;n ow the work will begin again. We are back to square one,Hoffman said. We will re-advertise today and g et the word out there again. In the meantime,S ebring officials have teamed up to ensure that the CRA continues to runs moothly in the absence of a director. Robin Hinote has stepped in and is doing a loto f work in the CRA. Ken Fields,our Public Works director,has been working with the Streetscape projects ... We are doing thist ogether as a team, Hoffman said. CRA members along with o ther city officials have t aken on the responsibility of CRA projects and are continuously working to get them done. We want to get the right person for the job. So we are t aking our time and doing this right,Hoffman said. H offman expects a good number of people to apply for the CRA director posit ion this go round. Most of the applicants from the first s election process were from all over the state of Florida, but there were also a few out-of-state applicants according to Hoffman. H inote suggests contacting Mann (Human Resources Sebring) at 4715100 for information regarding applications. Thed eadline for applicants is 5 p.m. Friday,April 27. C ontinued from page 1A sharing his experiences. s all very surprising to me,Jamie said about the cards,letters,emails and Facebook messages he was receiving from around the world. Sometimes Im almost taken aback when I get words of encouragement and support. The death of Sgt. Jarboe, who also deployed twice to Iraq,is felt from Afghanistan all the way to KansasFort Riley,where the 4th Squadron,4th Cavalry Regiment soldier was stationed,and to Frankfort,Ind.,where many family and friends live. For the rest of their lives, Melissa and her daughters will rely on faith while trying to heal from an unforgettable 11-month ordeal. Both girls forfeited their Halloween,Thanksgiving, and Christmas and spent (the holidays tal with us,she said. Never once have they complained,Tom. Many of us take living in America for granted. All Sgt. Jamie Jarboe wanted was the privilege of dying here. After making some cherished new memories with the people he loved most,it was time to make good on his promise. By the grace of God we were given 11 more months to live life and for that I cant be selfish or greedy, Melissa posted on March 21. We lived every day like we were dying ... because inside we were. To find out more about Tom Sileo or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com/. Continued from page 2A CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Courtesy photo On Monday, April 23 the Childrens Services Council of Highlands County will partner with South Florida Community College Performing Arts to benefit the Champion for Children Foundation by bringing in One Night of Queen by Gary Mullens and the W orks. From left is Doug Andrews, Dean of SFCC Cultural Programs; Dr. Cary Pigman; Roxann Seaton, owner of the Seaton Group Merrill Lynch; Anthony Stahl, Florida Hospital Heartlands vice president of Support and Ancillary Services; Jeff Roth, executive director of the Childrens Services Council; and Kevin Roberts, CEO of the Champion for Children Foundation of Highlands County. One Night of Queen sponsors Search for new CRA director starts over P ollard Solider held on so he could die in America Video of Zimmerman adds to debate In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096
C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING The Friends of Highlands Hammock StateP ark will present The Nightat Highlands Hammock State Park at 7:30p .m.,Saturday in the picnic area. Admission is $5 adults ( accompanied children under 15 free). Park entrance fee is waived after 6:30 p.m. T here will be a special presentation by local science t eacher and astronomer Chris Stephan. After the presentation,a view of the night sky through telescopes will be available.S tephan has been a member o f the American Association of Variable Star Observers for 35 years. He is also an active member of the Highlands Stargazers. S tephan encourages people t o bring their own telescopes if they would like. Snacks available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and relax under thes tars. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com JC PENNEY; 11.25"; 10"; Black plus three; process, pricing proposition; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 1 1 5 5 PRECISION SAFE & LOCK; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, 3/30/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 Courtesy photos This image of the sun was taken on March 26 by a member of the Mahoning Valley (Ohioonomical Society and will b e one of the images used in Chris Stephans presentation on astronomy at Highlands Hammock State Park on Saturday. A night of star gazing planned at Highlands Hammock on Saturday T his image of Saturn was taken on March 10. P oll says Nelson 8 points over Mack i n Senate raceA ssociated PressTALLAHASSEE D emocratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is 8 percentage points ahead of potential Republican challenger Connie Mack IV in a newp oll of Florida voters. Quinnipiac University released the poll Thursday. It shows Nelson leading Mack,a U.S. representative from F ort Myers,44 percent to 36 percent in the Senate race. T hey had been in a statistical tie in a similar poll con-d ucted by the Connecticut school in January. Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS A fire in the rough on the 14th hole a t Golf Hammock Country Club was q uickly put out by the West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department Tuesday. For a short time there was concern for residential properties, but the watered fairway a cted as a fire b reak containing the flames. Brush fire at Golf Hammock News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHERTUFFLEY SARASOTA,Fla. (AP generated blaring tabloid headlines in the U.K. press,a Florida teen is facing life in prison without parole for murdering twoy oung British tourists who got lost and wandered into a housing project where their convicted killer lived. After an eight-day trial,a jury on Wednesday convicted 17-year-old ShawnT yson of two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting of James Cooper,25,and J ames Kouzaris,24,last April. The two men were on a three-week S arasota holiday and spent an evening drinking when they got lost. Both were considered fun-loving world travelers by those who knew them. Their friends Paul Davis and Joe Hallett said the pair had a knack for making friends withp eople of all ages and races. Cooper had traveled to Australia and loved tennis; he was a tennis pro in his hometown and had played against countryman Andy Murray. Kouzaris played rugby,taught English inT aiwan and had traveled through Central America prior to visiting Sarasota. T he men were in Florida staying with Coopers family on a Gulf coast beach nearS arasota and on April 15,they dined and drank downtown. Teen faces life sentence in Sarasota slaying of UK tourists
C M Y K B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgL AKE PLACID Thousands filled the Lake P lacid High School football stadium Saturday for the annual Relay for Life event. The 400 participants showed up with friends, family and o thers to support the American Cancer Societys c ause. e had over 1,000 people t here, said Team D evelopment chairperson Ginger Keimel. K eimel is part of the LP Relay coordination and was blown away by the amount of support that the event received. The goal of $63,000 was met but that didnt stop the community from continuing to give for the cause. Atotal of $70,000 was raised for the LPRelay, a number Keimel is completely happy with. s just our small little town and we had so many people here and surpassed our goal this year, Keimel said. I went to the bank this morning and saw that another $1,100 had been deposited and I had four teams call tos ay they are bringing more money today Impressive is how Keimel d escribed it. Impressive i ndeed. Even with the small t urn of events that could have r uined the Relay, the event s till went on to be a huge success. e lost the stadium lights because of the storm. We had to send everyone home two hours early at 4 (a.m.We had generators and hung around for a while; we made it most of the way, so it was OK, Keimel said. Before the final hour hiccup, the Relay ran smoothly according to Keimel and the fruits of the participants labor are quite brag-worthy. The teams did an excellent job. We had several new teams this year and the enthusiasm was so impressive. There were new teams, new captains ... it was just awesome. People did what they were supposed to do without even being asked; I was impressed, Keimel said. The LPRelay was the only relay in the county that offered the CPS3 (Cancer Prevention Study) and participants took full advantage of the one-time opportunity. e had 110 sign up for the CPS3, Keimel revealed. Not only did the study volunteers show up in big numbers, but cancer survivors made their presence known as well during the relay. The initial registration of 96 survivors was also surpassed; a total of 111 cancer survivors were present during the LPRelay. Keimel couldnt say better things about the Relay, its participants, supporters and organizers. With the help and dedication of all of those involved, the Lake Placid community achieved a beautiful thing. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012Page 7A PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 88355 liquor; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 1 1 2 2 COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 3/30/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 9 9 2 2 Lake Placid Relay raises more than $70,000 S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING The Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Foundation hosted a memorial dedication onM arch 22 for a former devoted board member, Patrick A. (SamWhite, who passed away in 2011. White, who was a friend t o all, served as a Foundation board member for six years and was very instrumental in the Heart & Vascular CenterF undraising Campaign in Sebring and shared, through his own experi-e nce, why having this specialized service available for the HeartlandC ommunity was so crucial. Abench that sits along t he reflection pond at FHHMC in Sebring is now dedicated to his great name. Sam loved being outdoors, around water, and e njoyed feeling the warmth of the sun, said Jamie Bateman, Foundation executive director. The fact that the bench we are dedi-c ating to him is in direct view of the hospitals c hapel also reflects Sams belief and the peace he felt with God. F HHMC CEO and President Tim Cook, F oundation board members, and FHHMC Director of Pastoral Care Linda L ynch all reflected on how Whites legacy will continue to live on throughout the Heartland community. Florida Hospital Foundation remembers Sam White Courtesy photo Taking part in the dedication of a bench near the reflection pond at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center is the family of Sam White Jason Lister (from left), Kelly WhiteLister, Linda White, Hannah White, Cameron White, Dr. Norm Stephens (FHHMC Foundation chair a nd Peyton White. C ourtesy photo Survivors take to the track during the kick-off lap during the Lake Placid Relay for Life event Saturday. C ourtesy photo T he Lake Placid Relay for Life newspaper outfit contest was won by the Memorial United Methodist Church. Louie Canaveri (lefted the best dressed. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN 385-6155
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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com Dr Taylor 3x10.5 color 00018450 Infinity Marketing 3x10.5 color 00018451 The crash,which scattered debris a cross U.S. 27,closed down the northbound lanes for about three hours. Northbound traffic wasd iverted to Sparta Road. I dont know if I should talk a bout this,said Roy John Goodall, who saw the crash occur. It was a terrible scene. I didnt get much s leep last night.Goodall did corroborate the driver of the SUV was driving erratically,passing him at one point. Aaron Brashares was traveling s outh. He also noticed the Envoy. He was driving like a mad man, Brashares said. His view was blocked momentarily by traffic so he did not see the m oment of impact,but stopped immediately and ran to render aid. It was the most morbid,most disgusting thing Ive seen in my life,he said. Smoke was comingo ut the cars,dust was flying and the air bags were deployed. The (SUVs) radio was still playing. It was terrible. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Sebring Police Department investigate the scene of a fatal car crash Wednesday evening in Sebring. The northbound lanes of U.S. 27 were closed for t hree hours for the investigation and clean up. Crash kills Sebring woman, injures six It was a terrible s cene. I didnt get much sleep last night.ROYJOHNGOODALL w itness An illustration (righom the traffic crash report issued by the Sebring Police Department outlines the anatomy of the crash that killed one and injured six on U.S. 27 Wednesday evening. OMAHA,Neb. (AP The main producer of pink slimeand the politicians defending the company will have a hard time persuading consumers and grocery storest o accept the product, even if the processed beef trimmings are as safe as the industry insists. Three governors and t wo lieutenant governors plan to tour Beef Products Inc.s plant in South SiouxC ity,Neb.,Thursday afternoon to show their support for the companya nd the several thousand jobs it creates in N ebraska,Iowa,Kansas, South Dakota and Texas. Beef Products,the main p roducer of the cheap lean beef made from fatty bits o f meat left over from other cuts,has drawn extra scrutiny because of concerns about the ammonium hydroxide it treatsm eat with to slightly change the acidity of the b eef and kill bacteria. The company suspended operations at plants inT exas,Kansas and Iowa this week,affecting 650 j obs,but it defends its product as safe. While the official name i s lean finely textured beef,critics dub it pink slimeand say its an unappetizing example of industrialized food pro-d uction. That term was coined by a federal microbiologist who was grossed out by it,but the productm eets federal food safety standards and has been u sed for years. Beef eaters urged to reconsider pink slime
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012Page 11A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282011CA000323XXXXXX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs CARL L. SALYER; et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated March 23, 2012, entered in Case No. 282011CA000323XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, is the Plaintiff and CARL L. SALYER; CITIBANK (SOUTH DAKOTA N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 19th day of April, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 7, BLOCK 37, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 58, PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA, OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART. TOGETHER WITH THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF LOT 8, BLOCK 37, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN TRANSCRIPT BOOK 1, PAGE 14, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on March 23, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff AS DEPUTY CLER K March 30; April 6, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000416 Division Civil CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. DORIS J. EHNIS, MARY L. DUNN, EDGEWATER VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on March 22, 2012, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 32, EDGEWATER VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT B OOK 15, PAGE 7, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2313 DAVIS COURT, SEBRING, FL 33870; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on April 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. Any persons 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 23rd day of March, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Cler k March 30; April 6, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282011CA000696XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs RUDOLF WIEDEMANN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated March 23, 2012, entered in Case No. 282011CA000696XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, is the Plaintiff and RUDOLF WIEDEMANN; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FS; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 19th day of April, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 9, BLOCK ``C'', SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VI, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on March 23, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff AS DEPUTY CLERK March 30; April 6, 2012 LEGAL NOTICE To Kerry Riordan. You are summoned to appear before the Mississippi Board of Nursing on July 26, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. to answer charges brought against you. The hearing will be held in the hearing room at the office of the Mississippi Board of Nursing, which is located at 1080 River Oaks Drive, Suite A-100, Flowood, Mississippi. Failure to appear may result in the revocation of your nursing license. Signed: Melinda E. Rush, DSN, FNP Executive Director Mississippi Board of Nursing March 30; April 6, 13, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA001038XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs NIOVER CORZO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated March 23, 2012, entered in Case No. 282010CA001038XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and NIOVER CORZO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 19th day of April, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 20, BLOCK 39, SEBRING HILLS SOUTH, UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on March 23, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff AS DEPUTY CLERK March 30; April 6, 2012 N OTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit In and for Broward County, Florida, on the 13th day of January, 2010, in the cause wherein A DORNO & YOSS, LLP., a limited liability partnership., is Plaintiff, and FRED STERNBERG, an individual, BONNIE STERNBERG, an individual, BBBENTLEY, CORP., f/k/a Baxt er International Corp., a dissolved Florida profit corporation, and BBBaxter LLC., a dissolved Delaware limited liability company, are Defendants, being Case No. 09-020781-09 in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff o f Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all of the Defendant, BONNIE STERNBERGs right, title and interest in and to the following described REAL property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 4, PLANTATION HILL SUBDIVISION, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 56, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA STREET ADDRESS FOR THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS: 1706 West Stryker Road, Avon Park, FL. 33825 a nd on the 1st day of May, 2012, at the Commerce Avenue entrance to the Highlands County Courthouse, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, at the hour of 1 1:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer f or sale all of the said defendant, BONNIE STERNBERGs, right, title and interest in the aforesaid property at public o utcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens, enc umbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best b idder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. D ated this, March 28, 2012 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF H IGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. Jack Baily, Jr. L t. Jack Bailey, Jr., D EPUTY SHERIFF I n accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accommodat ion to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, F L 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTD 1 -800-955-8771, or Voice (V Florida Relay Services. March 30; April 6, 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28 09001642GCS TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. MELTON, AARON J., et. al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28 09001642GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR BY MEGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and, MELTON, AARON J., et. al., are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11 A.M. on the 10th day of April, 2012, the following described property: The West 100 feet of the North half of the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, Less and Except that portion of the West 100 feet of the North half of the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter, SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST described as: Begin at the Southwest corner of the West 100 feet of the North half of the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter; thence East 100 feet along the South boundary thereof; thence North 270 feet along the East boundary thereof to a point; thence Southwesterly to a point on the West boundary thereof 150 feet from the Point of Beginning; thence South 150 feet to the Point of Beginning. And Also Commence at the Southwest corner of the North half of the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST; thence North 0 degrees 22'00'' East 150.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence North 39 degrees 45'44'' East 157.56 feet; thence South 0 degrees 22'00'' West 67.4 feet; thence Southwesterly to the Point of Beginning. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 15th day of March, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk March 23, 30, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: GC12-255 C.P.A. RENTAL, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN D'ESPIES, individually; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN D'ESPIES, individually; TRACEY E. ALFERO, individually; the UNITED STATES of AMERICA; UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Unknown Spouse of Kevin D'Espies YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a foreclosure action on the following property in Okeechobee County, Florida: Lot 36, OAK ISLAND, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 12, Page(s Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you, UNKNOWN SPOUSE of KEVIN D'ESPIES, individually; and KEVIN D'ESPIES, individually; TRACEY E. ALFERO, individually; the UNITED STATES of AMERICA; UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Plaintiff's attorney below: Wesley R. Harvin, II, Esq. 306 NW 4th Street Okeechobee, FL 34972 Tel: 863.824.7179 On or before April 24th, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you fro the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. BOB GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 23, 30, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2008-CA-000785 THE CIT GROUP/CONSUMER FINANCE, INC., Plaintiff,v s. ARMANDO C. BASULTO, ET AL. Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 22, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-000785, of t he Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. The Bank of New York Mellon, on behalf of CIT Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-1 (hereafter ``Plaintiff'' ARMANDO C. BASULTO; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; SERVICEMASTER OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 19th day of April, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 223, PLACID LAKES SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863 within two (2 Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 lay Service 711. Dated this 23rd day of March, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk March 30; April 6, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09001506GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MLLON FKA THE BANK O F NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-10, Plaintiff, vs. CURRY, MELLISA, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 09001506GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MLLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-10, Plaintiff, and, CURRY, MELLISA, et. al., are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11 A.M. on the 19th day of April, 2012, the following described property: LOT 11, BLOCK 35, OF LEISURE LAKES, SECTION 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 23rd day of March, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk March 30; April 6, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-97 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT KAUTZ Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT KAUTZ, deceased, whose date of death was February 26, 2012, and whose social security number is 328-24-5708, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The 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 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 23, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Richard E. Kautz 3811 Barbarossa Ave. Sebring, FL 33872 Attorney for Personal Representative:s /s/ ROBERT E. LIVINGSTON Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 March 23, 30, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11-898 GCS FIRSTBANK PUERTO RICO d/b/a FIRSTBANK FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. GREENLODGE, LLC, et. al., Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO DEFENDANT, EDWARD G. TOUCHTON, JR. TO 49.08 Fla. Stat. YOU, Edward G. Touchton, Jr., ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Osceola County, Florida located at 3012 SR 17 North, Sebring, Florida 33870, and more particularly described as: Lots 12 through 16, inclusive, and Lots 32 through 36, inclusive and that closed road adjoining Lots 32 through 36, inclusive, Sunset Heights Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 61, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, bearing Folio No. S18-3429-130-0000-0120 and street address of 3012 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870 (``Real Property'' has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, within two weeks from the first date of publication on or before April 6, 2012, to Plaintiff's counsel, Thompson Berges P.A. at the following address: Brickell Bay Office Tower, 1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 2014, Miami, Florida 33131, and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled court; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief prayed for in the verified complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. D ONE AND ORDERED in Highlands County, Florida on this 20th day of March 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk March 23, 30, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2011-619-GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, TRUSTEE FOR CSMC 2011-3, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, in its capacity as Servicer, 7360 S. Kyrene Road Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, NORMA A. MEJIA MARADIAGA A/K/A NORMA A. MEJIA, CARLOS L. LUNA A/K/A CARLOS R. LUNA,a nd CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: NORMA A. MEJIA MARADIAGA A/K/A NORMA A. MEJIA: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court, County of Highlands, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: LOT 13, BLOCK 14, OF HIGHLANDS ESTATES SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 68, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Commonly known as 125 Washington Blvd. Lake Placid, Florida 33852. You are required to file a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, at least thirty (30 and file the original with the clerk of this 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 complaint. Dated this 19th day of March, 2012. CLERK OF COURT By: /s/ Annette E. 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C M Y K Page 12ANews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR IF YOU HAVE SOLD LAWN CARE, MAGAZINES, CABLE, INSURANCE, NEWSPAPERS, OR ANY OUTSIDE SALES. ONE OF THE EASIEST SALES YOU WILL EVER MAKE MONEY MOTIVATED, SELF STARTER! SERIOUSLY READY FOR AN OPPORTUNITY. HIGHLANDS COUNTYCALL ED 352-217-9937 2050Job Opportunities 2000 Employment 1100Announcements IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC07-263 PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OFM OTILAL SINANAN Deceased NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED FUNDS T O: RAJNATH MOTILAL Palmyra, Light Pole (L.P. T rinidad, West Indies P LEASE TAKE NOTICE that there is now deposit with the C lerk of the Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida $ 2,145.50. To claim these funds, it would be necessary f or you to present your claim to The Probate Office, Room 1 02, before September 29, 2012. Unclaimed funds shall b e deposited with the State Treasurer of the State of Florida as provided by Section 733.816 of the Florida Stautes. I N WITNESS WHEREOF I have set my hand and official seal Sebring, Florida, on February 23, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE C lerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida B Y: /s/ Kathy Whitlock DEPUTY CLERK M arch 2, 30, 2012 **************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES **************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and areb eing published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10001162GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-RFC1, ASSET-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES; Plaintiff, vs. ANNMARIE SEDERBACK, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; DALE HOGUE A/K/A DALE A. HOGUE, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD, ET AL.; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY, IF ANY; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 6, 2012, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM of the Courthouse, located at 430 S. COMMERCE AVE., SEBRING, FLORIDA33870, at 11:00 AM on April 18, 2012, the following described property: LOT 176, SEBRING HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 206 EAGLE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33872 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: March 22, 2012. In accordance with the Americans with Disailities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Highlands County Court, (863 402-6591, or the Florida Relay Service number, 1-800-955-8771, for assistance. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL March 30; April 6, 2011 NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOC ATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF ON APRIL 17, 2012, AT 10:00AM. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Kortney Wright 121 Mary Cazarin 205 Karen Van Zant 319 Linda Switzer 356 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN, MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN CASH. March 23, 30, 2012 STATE GRAZING LEASE BID #BPLA2011-001 Section 28, Township 35 South, Range 31 East Highlands County 1,395 +/acres For a complete bid package call Ann Henson (850 http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/buy_bid.htm---Bid Deadline is April 13, 2012 1:00p.m. EST ---March 21, 30; April 6, 2012 1050L egalsCHECK 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:314-9876 News-Sun Classified DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557
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Lots of misc. & Household w/some clothing. AVON PARKFri. Sat. 7 2pm. 182 Hillcrest Dr. in Rivergreens. Canoe, diamond plate toolbox, lawn tools & misc. AVON PARK*MOVING / DOWN SIZING SALE!* 2390 N. Yucca Rd. Fri-St, Mar 30-31. Tools, Sm. appl., Furn, Clothing, Household items, Antiques. Something For Everyone! 7320Garage &Yard Sales TOOLS WELDING50' hose/gauge plus torch. Asking $60 Call 863-382-2668 TENT /SINGLE PERSON $15. 863-699-1119 SWIVEL ROCKERCHAIR Needs heavy cleaning. Good construction. Serviceable. Free. Call 863-452-0269 PATIO SET2 seat sofa w/1 chair & cushions. Dark brown wicker. $75 Call 863-402-1935 GOLF SHOES/ Size 11 Med. / Black leather w/ brown saddle / Barley used. $25. 863-699-1119 B RIO ORThomas The Train Table. $50 Call 863-257-1174 7310Bargain BuysGENERATOR -NEW Briggs & Stratton, 305, 10HP OHV, 2 50' electric cables, 5 gal. gerry jugs (for gas Shed 6' X 3 1/2'W X 5'H. Complete. $500 863-385-4701 7300M iscellaneousDINING ROOMSET Broyhill. Hutch & Glass Table 41 x 71, has a decorative base. 6 chairs, showroom cond. Moving. $750 Call 863-402-1935 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseSPRING LAKECHRISTIAN PERSON to share kitchen, laundry rm., private BR & BA. No pets OR smoking. Must have own phone service. 1st & Last Mo. Rent & 1/2 Mo Sec. Call 863-655-0136 6400Rooms for Rent SEBRING UNIQUEMust See, Cedar House on Stilts. Huge deck, pond. Huge Lot. Secluded, surrounded by woods. 1 bedroom. Good for Single or Couple. $595/mo. & Security. 863-414-0842 or 863-414-0942 SEBRING -2BR, 1BA, 1CG, Partially Fenced Yard. Pets OK!! $650 Monthly. 1st. & Security Deposit. 3437 Sparta Cir. Call 863-385-3101 LAKE PLACID3BR, 2BA, Living Rm., Dining Rm., Den, Kitchen, W/D hookup, 1CG. No Pets! $700 Mo. 1st & $500 sec. dep. Call 863-840-2013 or 863-699-0897 BEAUTIFUL SINGLEFAMILY HOME. Great location. Close to Shopping, Hospital, Schools & Restaurants. $825/mo. + Utlities. Call 571-247-5829 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING *SUN 'N LAKES End Unit Triplex, walking distance to Hospital, 4501 Mercado Dr., 2BR, 2Ba 1050 sq. ft. plus 280 sq. ft. lani, Rent includes elec., direct TV lawn care. Fully Furnished. Call 863-385-0976 SEBRING -*Beautifully Furnished H ome* C ountry Club of Sebring. 2BR, 2BA, Large Kitchen, Dining Rm., Living Rm., Den, Lani & Pool. Available April 20th thru Nov. 1st. No Pets! Price per month. $1100. 863-386-0340. 6250Furnished HousesSEBRING -1BR, 1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. I ncludes water. $425/mo. C all Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartments BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING 2BR, 1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping, building 5 yrs. new. 863-446-1822 AVON PARKSHADY OAKS APTS 1 & 2 BR Fully renovated units, W/D hookups. Laundry service available. Senior Discount. 863-257-0017 AVON PARKApartment with Balcony Overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. 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Call Dale 863-382-4830 6100Villas & CondosF or RentSEBRING 2/1,New kitchen Cabinets, Tile Floor, Inside Laundry Room, Eat In Kitchen. $550/mo + $300 security. 4911 Manatee Dr. 863-446-7274 6050D uplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsAVON PARKPark Model w/Enclosed Florida Room & Shed. Lakefront, Fully Furnished, Metal Roof. Lot 130 SOLD!!!! 5100Mobile HomeLots for Sale PARK MODELFOR SALE EXCELLENT CONDITION AFFORDABLE LOT RENT AVON MOBILE HOME PARK 55 PLUS PARK SORRY NO PETS (863 PALM HARBORHOMES NEW HOME STIMULUS 5K For Your Used Mobile Home Any Condition 800-622-2832 ext 210 MOBILE HOMESFOR SALE AFFORDABLE LOT RENT AVON MOBILE HOME PARK 55 PLUS PARK SORRY NO PETS 863-453-3415 LORIDA -FURNISHED 1BR, 1BA, w/ Large Storage & Screened Porch on Canal going into Lake Istokpoga, Mallard Park, Lorida Fl. $600 obo Call Mary 863-385-8806 FURN. *WHISPERINGPines Village* 55+ 24'x44' Dbl. wide w/ screened porch, shed, carport. 2BR, 2BA, remodeled Kit. w/ pull out shelves. Great cond. $27,000. 863-471-6387 CRYSTAL LAKECLUB, 1987 14x54 single wide. Fully furnished, $6500. See it at: http://tinyurl.com/7a5vq2y or call 863-382-6167. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, Duplex, Apartment, Commercial Property. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320R eal Estate WantedSTATE GRAZINGLEASE BID #BPLA2011-001 Section 28, Township 35 South, Range 31 East Highlands County 1,395 +/acresF or a complete bid package call Ann Henson (850 http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/ buy_bid.htm---Bid Deadline is April 13, 2012 1:00p.m. EST ---March 21, 30; April 6, 2012 4260Acreage for SaleSEBRING OWNERMUST SELL! Builder/Investment Lots in Spring Lake, a Golf Community. Owner will finance, no credit check. Only $5K with $500 down. 772-343-9602 4220Lots for Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WE ARE SEEKING someone interested in serving as a Music Minister for our congregation. The position would be a "volunteer ministry." Also, seeking a volunteer to work with our Youth program. If you are interested please contact our office at 863-453-5334. SEEKING EXPERIENCEDDialysis RN or will train the right person for a state -of-the-art dialysis clinic. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package. Please call Peggy at 863-382-9443 or fax resume to 863-382-9242. ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK is seeking a Dietitian with experience in Long Term Care. This is a contract where the successful candidate will work 40 hours per month evaluating the nutritional needs of residents in compliance with industry accepted standards. Position is available immediately. At least 2 years of Register Dietitian experience is required. Please contact in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Strafford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 33825. (863 RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANTFT One Year Related Exp. Required Apply in Person at Ridge Area Arc 120 W College Drive, Avon Park, Fl. EOE/Drug Free Workplace OUTSIDE SALESEXP'D $80-$150 Up per day. Paid weekly. Could receive overrides from other workers. Call Ed: 352-217-9937 MAINTENANCE PERSON NEEDED F/T for large assisted living facility. Experience preferred with A/C's small general repairs, floor care, painting and various other duties, problem solving ability a must. Salary based on experience. Apply in person at 5005 Sun N Lake Blvd. Sebring, Fl. LAWN SERVICE/ Hiring PT Help / Experience Preferred in Commercial Lawn Care. Call 863-314-0969 ADVERTISING SALESASSISTANT We Are Expanding! We have a new position available, in Sebring for an ADVERTISING SALES ASSISTANT Responsibilities: Scheduling Client appointments. Maintaining advertising schedules, Client relations and assist Multi Media Account Executive. Salary News Sun Send reply to 2 227 US 27 South Sebring, Fl. 33870 EOE C ERTIFIED NURSINGASSISTANTS, compare and see the difference? I know what you are thinking, "I've got a good thing going, why should I change?" But, you'll never know if you don't go check it out, will you? Royal Care Of Avon Park is looking for hardworking, reliable and compassionate C. N. A.'s to work FT weekends, to join our staff. If this describes you, then contact: Maria Perez, Royal Care of Avon Park. (863 EOE, M/F, DFWP.JANITORIAL CLEANBY CONTRACT Succor Systems 866-288-7351 2100H elp Wanted JOB DESCRIPTION: TITLE: Human Resources Generalist REPORTS TO: VP Human Resources LOCATION: Lake Placid, Florida & Hendersonville, NC. POSITION PURPOSE: The HR Generalist is responsible for supporting the east coast district through strategic partnership to ensure we are meeting our growth plans. Support operations to ensure safety & compliance, labor recruitment and retention strategies, compensation and benefits administration. Support performance and development efforts and local HRIS efforts for employee data management. JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the VP of Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist will support the newly developed operations in Lake Placid, Florida and Hendersonville, North Carolina through s trategic partnership, and creativity in delivering corporate strategies at the local level. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional who enjoys being a strategic business partner and possesses high energy, excellent verbal and written communication skills. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d email@example.comLAKE PLACID As the s eason heads into the home stretch, the Blue Streak track a nd field team seems to be gaining steam, kicking it into a nother gear. Tuesday saw another domi nant performance as Sebring outpointed the Green Dragons in a dual meet at Lake Placid. They boys totaled 107 points to the Dragons 34, with the Lady Streaks tallying 115 to Lake Placids 25. Michael Weston picked up a win in the 200-meter dash, in 24.76 seconds, with teammates Sam Jacobs and Ryan Schuffert taking second and third. Brian Ortiz then won the 400 in 57.88 and Damian Foster took the 800 in 2:20.36, edging out fellow Streak Nathaniel Acosta who finished with a time of 2:20.88. Evan Wilburn continued the winning ways in the 1,600 with a time of 4:59.65, with Foster taking second. Wesley Koning and Eric Foster took the top two spots, respectively, in the 3,200, and Sebring also won both the 4X100 and 4X800 relays. The Streaks then swept the field events in fine fashion, taking the top four spots in the pole vault. Brian Cobb, 11-feet, Cameron Cobb, 8-feet-6, Quincin Negron, 8-feet, and Mitchel Winslow, 7-feet-6, took care of those honors, while Kenol St. Louis, 17feet-5, Gary DeMarest, 16feet-1/4, and Weston, 15feet-9, went one-two-three in the long jump. St. Louis also topped the field in the triple jump, clearing 36-feet, 5-inches. In the tosses, Patric Morris and Cody Cook took turns getting wins and taking second. Morris topped the shot put with a throw of 40-feet, 11.5inches, just ahead of Cooks throw of 40-feet, 8.5-inches. Then in the discus, Cook tossed it 110-feet, 9-inches, to Morris109-feet, 5-inches, with DeMarest taking third at 108-feet, 2-inches. The Dragons werent shut out of the winners column, however, as Thomas South won the 100-meters in 12.18 and took second in the 400 in 58.31. Keplet Charite the took both hurdles distances, the 110and 300-meters, and he and South teamed with Bryan Lopez and Tobias Kuhn to win the 4X400 relay. Christian Miller finished second in the high jump, Keplet second in the triple jump and Thomas Bunton was third in the shot put at SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, March 30, 2012 Page 4B News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN J ordan Baker makes this throw to first to record an out during his shutout effort over Kathleen Tuesday night. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE This trio, from right, of Taylor Tubbs, Hannah Schroeder and Allie Mann took the top three spots of the 1,600-meter run at Tuesdays meet at Lake Placid. B y LAUREN WELBORN N ews-Sun correspondentSEBRING Two words, one locker room white board: Fresh start. It was a case of same name, different game as the Sebring Blue Streaks took on the Kathleen Red Devils Tuesdayn ight at Firemens F ield, after just suffering a loss from the cross-county rival Avon Park Red Devils just 24 hours prior. The Streaks were not ready to give up another win on their own turf so easily, and p roved as much as they topped Kathleen in a 5-0 victory. Despite holding a previous record of 11-6, Sebrings state-official began Tuesday night as they took on their first district match-up. Jordan Baker, who started for Sebring on the mound, did not give up his first hit until the fourth inning and had a total of six strike outs for the night. As head coach Buck Rapp looked over tot he glowing scoreb oard, he commented, s nice to see a lot of zeros on that top level. Rapp commended his defense for backing up Baker throughout the night, adding The name of the g ame is pitching and defense. This was true for both sides of the field, as the Red Devils scrappy, yet effective, defense held off any more attempts to cross the plate after Sebring took the early lead. The Blue Streaks saw their f irst run in the bottom of the first as Nate Greenes double beyond the right fielders reach scored Seth Abeln, leaving the score at 1-0. The next series of runs came in the bottom of the second. Kyle Cunningham reached on a single before Gunnar Westergoms hit would seem to be too much to handle for the Devils as back-to-back errors brought Cunningham in and saw Westergom on second. Abelns well-placed bunt put him on first base and moved Westergom to third where a later balk would bring him across home. Another Greene double w ould then bring in Dane Maddox and Abeln to peak the lead to 5-0. This, however, would be the last runs to cross the plate for the rest of the night for both teams, and after the top of the seventh Sebring locked in the 5-0 win. P erhaps it was Rapps will to come out 1-0 in the district after the nights game that Streaks not to be Deviled twice Sebring5Kathleen0 The name of the game is pitching and d efense. BUCKRAPP Sebring head coach See SEBRING, Page 3B Courtesy photo Avon Park weight lifters, left to right, Khadeja Jamison and Mariam Olupitan, along with Lady Devil head coach Pakita Felix, were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, March 24. The show airs each Saturday following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. The scheduled guest for the March 31 broadcast is former Green Dragon football star Mike Ritacco. Ed talks lifts with Lady Devils Sebring dominates dual meet See TRACK, Page 3B Associated PressPORTCHARLOTTE David Price pitched seven strong innings for his longest outing of the spring and Luke Scott hit a tworun homer in the Tampa Bay Rays6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Scott went 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Elliot Johnson added a pair of doubles, including a two-run double during a three-run rally in the fourth. Pittsburgh scored once in the fifth and Andrew McCutchen hit a solo homer in the sixth. Price gave up two runs and six hits with two walks and five strikeouts. He threw 92 pitches, 59 for strikes. David was very sharp, Rays manager Joe Maddon said. I thought he had a really good fastball tonight. He also threw some pretty good cutters to both sides of the plate. Overall, a really strong performance for him. The left-hander was perfect through three innings, recording three strikeouts as he mowed down the Pirateslineup the first time through. He yielded only one hit and walked none through the first four innings. The curveball wasnt as good as it was the other day, but everything else I thought was just as good if not better, said Price, who used his entire arsenal. Neil Walker hit an RBI double off Rays reliever J.P. Howell to cut Tampa Bays lead to 6-3 in the eighth. Pirates right-hander Charlie Morton, recovering from offseason hip surgery, struggled in his fourth spring start. Morton gave up six runs and eight hits in five innings, increasing his ERAto 7.07. NOTES: Tampa Bay set the order of its rotation: RHPJames Shields, Price, RHPJeremy Hellickson, LHPMatt Moore and RHP Jeff Niemann Price is right for 7 innings, Rays beat Bucs 6-4 By BARRYWILNER Associated PressPALM BEACH In t his unpredictable, headline-grabbing offseason, n ot even hot topics such as o vertime or instant replay can push aside the New Orleans Saints and their bounty program. NFLowners completed their meetings Wednesday by passing several significant rules changes, including expanding the postseason OTrules to the regular season and having all turnovers reviewed by the replay official, just as all scoring plays currently are. Yet the spotlight all week was on the Saints, who are talking to Bill Parcells about becoming interim coach while Sean Payton is suspended for the 2012 season. Other NFLcoaches offered their take on Commissioner Roger Goodells hefty punishments for Payton and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who was suspended indefinitely for overseeing the bounty pool that offered payouts for damaging hits to targeted opponents. Most coaches said they found it important to discuss. And not only with the media, but with their teams. The whole league will talk about it, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Wednesday. The commissioner wants the entire league to make sure its discussed to go forward using it as an example, to stress there is no place for that in our league. Several coaches echoed Coughlin, with the hope they will need to bring it up only once to their players. Clubs will gather for workouts in mid-April. s definitely nece ssary to mention it, said Ron Rivera, whose Carolina Panthers play the Saints twice a year in the NFC South. The precedent has been set by the commissioner and they need to understand that and it is not to be broached again. Going forward, we wont have to go over these things again. Goodell reiterated the leagues strong stance against non-contract bonuses such as the bounty program that cost New Orleans a $500,000 fine and two second-round draft choices. Goodell said the league will not allow any cash payments between players, whether the clubs are involved or not. s not permissible and we are going to take that out of the game, he said. Saints overshadow NFL meetings
C M Y K M iracle League DayLAKEPLACID The Student Support Services Department of the Highlands County School Board, in conjunction with The Miracle League forH ighlands County, will be hosting the third annual Miracle League Day at the Glades Electric Members Miracle League Field at Lake June Park on Friday, March3 0, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The day will be sponsored by Taco Bell a nd Tina Thomas, DMD. The event will provide a day of baseb all-related events for more than 170 special-needs school children of all ages f rom schools around Highlands County. The day will include baseball, kickball, batting cages and a dunk tank. Parents of the children are enouraged to attend. For more information, call Isaac Durrance at 381-7401.Nu-Hope TourneySEBRING The Sandy Foster Memorial/NU-HOPE Elder Care Services Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 14, at Highlands Ridge Golf Club North Course in Avon Park. This event, sponsored by MIDFLORIDACredit Union, is a two-person scramble with handicapped flights. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. An awards ceremony and lunch, sponsored by the Palms of Sebring, will follow. The event will also include a putting contest, awards for closest to the pin, anda hole-in-one contest sponsored by the Cohan Radio Group. Registration is $60 per $120 per team. Sponsorships are also available. Entries may be submitted to NU-HOPE Elder Care Services, 6414 US Hwy 27 S., Sebring FL33876. All funds raised will be used locally to enhance services to seniors living in Highlands and Hardee County. This will be the 15th year that the agency has held its signature fundraising event. Last year the name was changed to the Sandy Foster Memorial/NU-HOPE Elder Care Services Golf Tournament as a tribute to NU-HOPEs former Executive Director who passed away in September of 2010. Through his passion, leadership and inspiration, this event has raised over $290,000. Members of the community can help to support this important event by entering a team, becoming a sponsor, or donating gift certificate(s in our fundraising raffle. For more information, please visit www.nuhopeeldercare.org or contact Laurie Murphy, NU-HOPE Elder Care Services, Inc., 382-2134, or fax at 3824546, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Scholarship GolfSEBRING The Second Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament will be on Saturday, March 31, at the Country Club of Sebring. The four-man scramble with handicap flights has a $65 entry fee per person. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start 8:30 a.m. Entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart and lunch, along with great prizes for Hole-in-One, Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive. Make checks payable to Wings of Faith CWC Scholarship Fund. For questions call Alvin Walters at 3815706 or Jerome Matthews at 273-2533. Submit entries by Monday, March 26. All proceeds benefit college-bound senior graduates, Class of 2012.6th Annual Sottile TourneyLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Athletic Associations Annual Nick S ottile Memorial Golf Tournament is Saturday, April 14, at the Placid Lakes C ountry Club. T he event is a four-person scramble with cash prizes for the winning teams in each flight, hole-in-one prizes at three holes as well as other prizes. Golfers tee off at 8 a.m. and the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team. Entry fee includes greens fee, cart, beverages and a spectacular feast including jumbo shrimp, pulled pork, BBQ chicken and all the accoutrements. Bill Jarrett Ford is helping underwrite the event, but more sponsors are needed. Sponsorship ranges from $1,000 to $50 hole-sponsors and lunch tickets are included with most sponsorship levels. Proceeds from this tournament directly benefit youth sports in Lake Placid and a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Nick Sottile Memorial Scholarship Fund. Nicholas Nick Sottile was a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper and hometown hero killed in the line of duty in January of 2007. LPAAdonates all the organizations proceeds to youth sports in Lake Placid, and has donated more than $2-million dollars to youth sports since its inception. For more information, contact Laura Teal 441-0729 or Darrell Heckman at 441-0417.Church League SoftballSEBRING The new season for church leagues will be starting in May and there is room for new teams. There are three opportunities to get involved. First, if you have 12 or more people, men and women, from your church, ages 16 and up, that would like to form a team, call for a flyer with information. Secondly, if you have three or four players, call other churches and see if you can combine players to form a team, then call for a flyer. Finally, if you are just by yourself and want to play, call up and ask to be put on an existing team, or form a new one if enough players sign up. Regular church attendance is mandatory, which means more than just showing up regularly every Christmas. You may call Calvary Church at 3864900, or Lester Osbeck at 446-1139, for a flyer or to sign up as an individual for a team. Call soon, as registration needs to be in by Monday, April 30.Sebring Cheer TryoutsSEBRING Sebring High School Cheer Tryouts will be Monday, April 9, from 3:30 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, from 3:30 6 p.m. and Wednesday, April 11, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Mandatory Parent meeting will be on Tuesday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. in the Smith Center at Sebring High School. For information contact Coach Maurice Williams or Coach Wendy Cloud at Sebring High School at 471-5500. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Philadelphia2822.560 Boston2822.560 New York2625.510212Toronto1734.3331112New Jersey1735.32712 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3513.729 Orlando3219.627412Atlanta3022.5777 Washington1138.2242412Charlotte741.14628 Central Division WLPctGB x-Chicago4111.788 Indiana2920.5921012Milwaukee2327.46017 Detroit1832.36022 Cleveland1731.35422WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3514.714 Dallas2922.5697 Memphis2721.563712Houston2724.5299 New Orleans1337.2602212Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3812.760 Utah2724.5291112Denver2724.5291112Minnesota2527.48114 Portland2327.46015 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers3119.620 L.A. Clippers2921.5802 Phoenix2526.490612Golden State2029.4081012Sacramento1733.34014 x-clinched playoff spot ___ Tuesdays Games Philadelphia 103, Cleveland 85 Memphis 93, Minnesota 86 Milwaukee 108, Atlanta 101 Dallas 90, Houston 81 Oklahoma City 109, Portland 95 San Antonio 107, Phoenix 100 L.A. Lakers 104, Golden State 101 Wednesdays Games Detroit 87, Cleveland 75 Minnesota 88, Charlotte 83 Toronto 105, Denver 96 New York 108, Orlando 86 Chicago 98, Atlanta 77 Boston 94, Utah 82 New Jersey 100, Indiana 84 San Antonio 117, Sacramento 112 New Orleans 102, Golden State 87 L.A. Clippers 103, Phoenix 86 Thursdays Games Washington at Indiana, late Dallas at Miami, late New Orleans at Portland, late Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, late Fridays Games Denver at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Miami at Toronto, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 7 p.m. New York at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m. Memphis at Houston, 8 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Dallas at Orlando, 8 p.m. Sacramento at Utah, 9 p.m. New Jersey at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Portland at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.E ASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-N.Y. Rangers49217105213172 x-Pittsburgh47236100256200 x-Philadelphia4424896241213 New Jersey4328692208201 N.Y. Islanders32331175185227 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston4528393249186 Ottawa39281088236227 Buffalo38291086202210 Toronto3335975217242 Montreal29341472199214 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Florida37241589189208 Washington3831884206219 Winnipeg3534878207227 Tampa Bay3534777216260 Carolina31311577205228WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-St. Louis48209105199147 x-Detroit4626597239191 x-Nashville4425896219202 Chicago4226993231222 Columbus2545757181252 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Vancouver47219103231187 Colorado4033686201208 Calgary35281585191215 Minnesota31351072161210 Edmonton3137971207226 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Dallas4230589205204Los Angeles38271288178165 San Jose39281088211199 Phoenix37271387200202 Anaheim33331177194213 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Tuesdays Games New Jersey 2, Chicago 1, SO Florida 3, Montreal 2, SO Carolina 3, Toronto 0 N.Y. Islanders 5, Pittsburgh 3 Buffalo 5, Washington 1 Boston 5, Tampa Bay 2 St. Louis 3, Nashville 0 N.Y. Rangers 3, Minnesota 2 Wednesdays Games N.Y. Rangers 4, Winnipeg 2 Columbus 4, Detroit 2 Los Angeles 3, Calgary 0 Dallas 3, Edmonton 1 Vancouver 1, Colorado 0 Anaheim 3, San Jose 1 Thursdays Games Washington at Boston, late Philadelphia at Toronto, late Tampa Bay at New Jersey, late Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, late Florida at Minnesota, late St. Louis at Chicago, late San Jose at Phoenix, late Fridays Games Winnipeg at Carolina, 7 p.m. Florida at Columbus, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Calgary, 9 p.m. Los Angeles at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Dallas at Vancouver, 10 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEWLPct Toronto214.840 Oakland145.737 Detroit156.714 Los Angeles1510.600 Seattle128.600 New York1310.565 Minnesota1512.556 Boston1210.545 Kansas City1412.538 Baltimore1011.476 Chicago1115.423 Texas916.360 Tampa Bay815.348 Cleveland617.261NATIONAL LEAGUEWLPct St. Louis147.667 San Diego1712.586 San Francisco1511.577 Colorado1411.560 Los Angeles1210.545 Houston1312.520 Chicago1414.500 Milwaukee1113.458 Miami911.450 Philadelphia1114.440 Cincinnati1116.407 Arizona1015.400 Atlanta914.391 Washington814.364 Pittsburgh816.333 New York616.273 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. ___ Tuesdays Games Minnesota 5, Baltimore 0 Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 4 Miami 3, Washington 1 Houston 14, Detroit 7 Atlanta 7, N.Y. Mets 5 Boston 8, Tampa Bay 0 San Diego (ss Texas 10, San Diego (ss Chicago Cubs 7, Cincinnati 4 Kansas City 9, Milwaukee 7 Chicago White Sox 7, Cleveland 1 L.A. Angels 5, San Francisco 3 Arizona 7, Colorado 3 Toronto 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Wednesdays Games Atlanta 5, N.Y. Yankees 5, tie, 10 innings Toronto 9, Baltimore 3 Houston 6, Miami 3 Minnesota 11, Philadelphia 7 St. Louis 9, Detroit 5 Washington 3, N.Y. Mets 2 Chicago Cubs 2, Cleveland 0 San Francisco 4, L.A. Dodgers 1 Milwaukee 7, Arizona 1 San Diego 13, Chicago White Sox (ss 2 Cincinnati 5, L.A. Angels 4 Colorado 8, Chicago White Sox (ss Tampa Bay 6, Pittsburgh 4 Texas 7, Kansas City 6, 10 innings Thursdays Games Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia, late Atlanta vs. Washington (ss St. Louis vs. Miami, late Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh, late Toronto vs. Boston, late Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego, late Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee, late Kansas City vs. L.A. Angels, late Chicago White Sox vs. L.A. Dodgers, late Colorado vs. Cleveland (ss Cleveland (ss Washington (ss Houston vs. N.Y. Mets, late Baltimore vs. N.Y. Yankees, late San Francisco vs. Texas, late Fridays Games Boston vs. Minnesota (ss Myers, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota (ssoronto at Dunedin, 1:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Arizona vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. L.A. Dodgers (ss Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Miami vs. Washington at Viera, 6:05 p.m. Houston (ssss Kissimmee, 6:05 p.m. Atlanta (ssss Kissimmee, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Texas vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:10 p.m. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Baseball at Avon Park,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Avon Park,6 p.m.; Softball vs. Mulberry,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Clewiston,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Clewiston,4:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Baseball vs.Winter Haven,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.IMG Academy,4 p.m.; Softball vs.Kathleen,6/7:30 p.m. SATURDAY : Track hosts Meet,10 a.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.Bartow,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Winter Haven,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at Kathleen,7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Bartow,6 p.m.; Softball at O keechobee,6 p.m.; SFCC T ODAY: Baseball vs.Hillsborough,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.Hillsborough,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball vs.State College of Florida,5 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Baseball vs.Lake Placid,7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Lake Placid,6 p.m.; Softball vs.Frostproof,5:30/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at Mulberry,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Hardee,6 p.m. M M L L B B P P R R E E S S E E A A S S O O N N S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012Page 3B SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; march ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 7 7 2 2 WILKES, W. ROY (P.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 8 8 2 2 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 9 9 4 4 Special to the News-SunT he Heartland Chapter of the Florida Trail Association has a number of activities p lanned for next month where participants can enjoy the wondrous nature Central F lorida has to offer, while also giving back. Date: Saturday, April 7 Activity: Trail Maintenance and Free T our Location: Bok Tower, Lake Wales M eet at the Main Gate. Rose Kellermann will lead this volunteer project to remove i nvasive plants (Brazilian Peppers n ew walking trail, and tour the Bok Tower Gardens at no charge to the volunteers. B ring: Hiking shoes, brimmed hat, water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. C ontact: Rose or Jim Kellermann at 863676-2889 for meet-up time, location and other details. D ate: Saturday, April 14 Activity: Day Hike, approx. 6 miles L ocation: Arbuckle Wildlife Management Area (WMA L ocated east of Avon Park in Polk County, 5 miles south of Frostproof and is part of the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest which was p urchased by the state to protect numerous rare and endangered plants and animals. F or this event, Florida State Senator, Paula Dockery, will be at Arbuckle to view the bridge and hike the trail with us. B ring: Hiking shoes, brimmed hat, water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contact: Rose or Jim Kellermann at 863676-2889 for meet-up time, location and other details. Date: Sunday, April 15 Activity: Nature Walk Location: Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Description: Approximately 3-mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or email@example.com D ate: Sunday, April 22 Activity: Earth Day Day Hike L ocation: Tiger Creek Preserve Group will meet at the Mini Mac C onvenience Store, 910 N Scenic Hwy, B abson Park Description: We will hike the new trail to t he observation tower. T iger Creek Preserve is located east of US 27 between Babson Park and Frostproof. T he trail traverses the rolling hills of the Lake Wales Ridge, including some of the h ighest hills and oldest land in the Florida p eninsula. Botanical diversity is extensive along this t rail. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, s nacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: RSVPDavid Waldrop at 863605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Date: Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29 Activity: Hiking Trail Maintenance (come for the day or camp (primitive) overnight) Location: Green Swamp, Lakeland, FL M eet at Rock Ridge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in north Lakeland turn east on Rock Ridge Rd., atf ork bear left and continue 4.2 miles to gate on your left. F rom SR-33 in Polk City travel north, turn left (west R ock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate will b e on your right. Bring: Water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection, and camping gear if camping. Contact: RSVPBob Yost at 863-6445448 or firstname.lastname@example.org for meetup time and other information. Pick any outing or take part in as many as you can to both enjoy the great outdoors at these scenic locations and do your part to help the natural beauty all around us here in the Heartland of Central Florida. Florida Trail Association Heartland Chapter April activities HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 8 8 5 5 drove the Streaks to victory. Our goal is to be number o ne, or at least in those top two spots and this was a good start, said Rapp. ere going to put everyt hing weve got into the next upcoming district games; it determines the seeding in the district tournament. Our ultimate goal this year is to go back to the postseason to see if we can make a run at it after two years. The next step toward that g oal comes tonight as S ebring hosts another Devil s quad, the Winter Haven Blue Devils, at Firemens F ield. C ontinued from 1B Sebring starts district strong News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN C ullen Lovett makes solid contact for the Streaks in Tuesdays 5-0 win over visiting Kathleen. 38-feet, 2.5 inches. The Lady Streaks were at l east as dominant as their male teammate, winning allb ut two events on the day. B lake Fort won three on h er own, taking the 100m eter dash in 13.98, just a head of Imani Powells 14.02 and Lake Placids Shonkeria Robinson (14.06 and clearing 9-feet, 6-inches to win the pole vault. Fort also won the 300meter hurdles in 53.39. Tamra McMahon, Kristina Williams and Talley Warrick went first, second and third, respectively in the 200, with M cMahon and Ashley White g oing first and second in the 4 00. Sebring took the top four spots in both the 800 and 1,600 distances. T aylor Tubbs and Hannah S chroeder were the top two, respectively, in each event, w ith Katherine Stoll and K imber Harris finishing third and fourth in the 800 and Allie Mann and Laura Eshelman doing the honors in the 1,600. T he Lady Dragons then got one of their wins when Taylor Miller won the 100meter hurdles ahead of LadyS treaksJustus Martin and H aylee Peters. Miller also took a close second in the 300 hurdles with a time of 53.64. S ebring took the 4X100 a nd 4X800 relays, with Miller joining Shelby Dillon, Bailey Fitch-Roberts and Shaquavia Gayle to win the 4X400 for Lake Placid. S halantay Rose, Ashley W hite and Alexandra Blackman were top three in t he high jump, and Blackman and McKenzie Hargaden w ere second and third in the p ole vault. Rose also won the trip le jump ahead of Lady Dragon Thalia Jennings, and H argaden, Kristina Williams, A lexis Grant and Justus M artin were first through fourth in the long jump for the Streaks. R oneika Freeman then won both the discus and shot put, with Lake Placids Br i a W ilson taking second in the shot put and Sebrings Alexxis Harris as the runner u p in the discus. T he full Blue Streak squad has two more meets in the regular season, hosting a h uge invitational at F iremens Field tomorrow and welcoming Hardee, D eSoto, Lake Placid and Walker Academy on Thursday April 5. T hose will serve as the f inal tune-ups to the District m eet at Winter Haven o n Thursday, April 19. Continued from 1B Track shows Streaks strengths News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Above: Taylor Miller was a busy girl Tuesday, winning the 100-meter hurdles, taking seco nd in the 300 hurdles and helping the Lady Dragons win the 4X400 relay. Below right: Blake Fort did her one better, picking up wins for Sebring in the pole vault, 100-meter dash and 300-meter hurdles. Below left: Thomas South had one win, in the 100-meter dash, and was certainly styling while doing so.
C M Y K Golf Hammock The Ladies Association played an Odd Holes Front, Even Holes Back event on Wednesday, March 28. First Flight winners were Wanda Hastie in first with a score of 37.5, a second-place tie at 38.5 between Laura Kebberly and Joyce Stanley and Jean Haig with a 39.5 for fourth. In the Second Flight, Cindy Dall scored a 36.5 for the win and Jean Edwards carded an even 38 for second. Taking third was Jean Armbruster with a 38.5 and Marge Pederson scored a 42 for fourth. The annual Can-Am Tournament was played Monday, March 26. Winning A Flight, was the duo of Leigh Furnal and Walter Peltak with a 63.6, with Larry Staggs and Bill Heinlien coming in at 66.8 for second. Gary Fivecoat and Jim Dall took third in the flight with a 68.2. In B Flight, Janet and Chick Regan came out on top with an even 73. Bob Lotto and Mike Wozniak were second at 75.2 and Al and Linda Bauer were third at 77.6. Mike Wozniak won the 50 / 50.Harder HallThe ladies league played a pro am points event on Monday, March 26. The winners were: First place, Nancy Jankovic with plus-5; second place, Joyce Himler with plus-3; and third place, Carol Grimm with plus-2. Chip-ins: No 7, Joyce Himler and Ronna Mason; No. 9, Lorraine Forcier; and No. 13, Sue Herriman.Lake June WestA Scramble was played on Thursday, March 22. Winning first place was the team of Doyan and Donna Eades, Ron and Carol Cobert and Kim Fiers with 48. Tying for second/third places were Pete and Mary McNamee, Rod and Lyn Martin and Mario Cappelletti; Andy and Karen Ames, Bob and Verna Knishka and Wanda Jones with 49 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Elaine Orr, 2-feet-6-inches; and No. 8, Shelly Byron, 5-feet. (Men Cobert, 2-feet-10-inches. The Mens League played an event on Tuesday, March 20. Winning first place was the team of Claude Cash, Charlie Goins, Dave Colvin and Bill Brouhle with 39; second place, Orville Huffman, Art Schmeltz, Walt Nagel and Pat Houlihan with 40; and third place, Pete Otway, George Cloud, Howard Langston and John Ruffo with 42. Closest to the pin: No. 2, John Byron, 5-feet-7-inches; No. 4, Orville H uffman, 3-feet-7-inches; and No. 8, John Ruffo, 6-feet-6-inches. The 2012 Mens League Golf Tournament was played last week. Club Co-Champions were Art Schmeltz and Rod Martin. It was a low gross, low net, flighted format. The winners were: A Flight Low Gross First place, Art Schmeltz with 131; second place, Claude Cash with 132; and third place, Sonny Shelton with 134. Low Net First place, Art Schmeltz with 103; second place, Sonny Shelton with 108; and third place, Mario Cappelletti with 109. B Flight Low Gross First place, Rod Martin with 131; second place, Ron Cobert with 138; and third place, Orville Huffman with 139. Low Net First place, Rod Martin with 97; second place, Ron Cobert with 104; and third place, Orville Huffman with 107. C Flight Low Gross First place, Tom Schultz with 144; second place, Walt Nagel with 147; and third place, Don Boulton with 151. Low Net First place, Tom Schultz with 104; second place, Gene Ray with 106; and third place, Walt Nagel with 107.Placid LakesThe Mens Association played a Two Best Ball tournament on Wednesday, March 28. The trio of John Goble, John Moss and Howard Ticknor too first with a 29, with Tom Lacy, Russ Isaacs, Darrell Horney and Jim Hays second at -25. Ken Burnette, Bob McMillian, Ed Bartusch and Bud Snyder also cardeda -25, but fell short in a match of cards to take third. A Hole in One was recorded on Tuesday, March 27. F red Smith, of Covered Bridge in Lake Placid, used an 8-iron to carry the 135 yards of hole no. 6 and after one hop, saw it bounce straight into the cup. The Womens Golf Association played an Individual Points event on Tuesday, March 27, with Joan Sniffen comi ng out on top with +6. Andrea Burdick was next at +5, Dee Dee Harstine third at +4, while Carol Olsen, Pat Haas and Von Lacy each came in at +2. Lacy also had closest to the pin, getting to a mere 2-feet, 3inches at No. 11. The Rally for the Cure Breast Cancer Awareness tournament was played on Tuesday, March 13, and saw a strong field of 40 players. Bill and Barb Lockwood teamed up with Ray Deryckere and Becky George to score a -23, and then win a match of cards with the -23 brought in by Pat Haas, Janice Geiger and Tom and Von Lacy, to take first. Mark Ponsler, Bruce Miseno, Karen Wallin and David Raciti carded a -21 for third. Getting closest to the pin on the day were Tom Lacy, 6-feet from No. 2, and Rose Hunter, 6-feet, 8-inches from No. 1 1, while Carol Jones won the Closest to the Line Drive, landing it on the line.River GreensA Limited Member Group played a g ame on Monday, March 26. Winning first place was the team of Roy Bassett, Mike Lueth, John Hierholzer and Felix Charlier with plus9.5; and second place, Carolyn and Berk Hyde, and Tom Shaver with plus8. Individual winners were: First place, Felix Charlier with plus-9.5; and second place, Berk Hyde with plus-7. The Morrison Group played a game on Monday, March 26. T he winners were: First place, Al Farrell and Kenneth Brunswick with 131. Tying for second/third places were Jim Cercy and Fred Evans; Lefty St. Pierre and Tim Thomas with 141 each. The Mens Association played a Mens Day event on Saturday, March 24. Front 9 First place, the team of Larry Roy, Bob Stevens, Johnny Wehunt and Al Farrell with minus-16; and second place, Russ Rudd, Ken Brunswick, Tim Thomas and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-12. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Jim Cercy, 5-feet; and No. 5, Dick Long, 15-feet7.5-inches. Back 9 Tying for first/second places were the teams of Len Westdale, Don McDonald and Ron Jenson; Cliff Aubin, Bob Streeter, Leo Persails and Clark Austin with minus10 each. An Evening Scramble was played Friday, March 23. Winning first place was the team of Don and Jody Ethun, Charles Seralde, Joe Craigo, Carole McClay, Joe and Pat Graf with minus-15; and second place, Russ Rudd, Laura Smutnick, Tim Thomas, Roman and Mary Belobradich and Jack Sayre. The Ladies Association played a Pro-Am tournament on Thursday, March 22. Winning first place was the team of Marilyn Clauws, Pauline Bridge, Jeannine Persails and Michelle Koon with plus-11; and second place, Jody Ethun, M.B. Carby, Lucy Roberts and Jan Stevens with plus-9.5. Individual winners were: First place, M. Koon with plus-8; second place, J. Persails with plus-7.5; and third place, Carol Roy with plus-5.5. The Morrison Group played an event on Thursday, March 22. Winning first place was the team of Tom Morway, Jim Anderson, Jim Cercy and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-31; and second place, J.R. Messier, Larry Roy, Paul Johnson and Bob Wolf with minus-25. T he Mens Association played a ProAm tournament on Wednesday, March 21. Winning first place was the team of Glenn Nelson, Dick Garceau, Gary Riddle and Ron Jenson with plus-15; and second place, Gordon Clauws, Bob Wolf, J.R. Messier and Butch Smith with plus-8; and third place, Johnny Wehunt, Bill Krug and Joe Craigo with plus-6.5. Individual winners: A Flight (28over): First place, Dick Garceau with plus-8. B Flight (23-27 J.R. Messier with plus-4.5. C Flight (19-22 with plus-7. D Flight (18-under place, Harold Kline with plus-8. A Limited Member Group event was played on Tuesday, March 20. The winners were: First place, Sherry and Dennis Delisle, Kay and John Lemek with plus-9; and second place, Janette and Tom Brouwer, C. and Berk Hyde with plus-8. Individual winners: Tying for first/second places were Sherry Delisle and Felix Charlier. The Morrison Group played a game on Tuesday, March 20. Winning first place was the team of Cliff Steele, Bob Stevens, Jim Cercy and Butch Smith with minus-45; and second place, Roman Belobradich (draw with minus-27. The Golfettes played a game on Tuesday, March 20. Winning first place was the team of April Bieniek, Mary Beth Carby, Pat Gower and Peggy Nicholson with minus-27; second place, Dianne Stoddart, Carol Roy, Lucy Roberts and Bev Rudd with minus-26; and third place, Joan Brode, Carol McClay, Jeannine Persails and Mary Belobradich with minus-23. The Morrison Group played a game on Monday, March 19. W inning first place was the team of Butch Smith, Lefty St. Pierre, Wayne Carlin and Fred Evans with minus-42. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Bill Mountford, Al Farrell and Kenny Brunswick; Ken Koon, Gil Heier, Warren Herendeen and Joe Graf with minus-37 each. The Mens Association played a Mens Day event on Saturday, March 17. Winning first place was the team of Larry Roy, Frank Conroy, B.C. Roberts and Harold Kline with minus-43; second place, Clay Davis, Dick Garceau, Gerry Page and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-40. Tying for third/fourth places were the teams of Cliff Steele, Ken Brunswick, Bob Wolf and Peter March; Butch Smith, Hank Wunderlich, Tim Thomas and Len Westdale with minus39 each. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Ken Koon, 8-feet; No. 5, Al Farrell, 3-feet-2.5-inches; No. 12, B.C. Roberts, 6feet-1.75-inches; and No. 17, Tim Thomas, 10-feet-2-inches. An Evening Scramble was played Friday, March 16. Winning first place was the team of Don and Judy Ethun, Dick and Carole McClay, Jerry Lewis and Joe Graf with minus-13; and second place, Jack Sayre, Tom Stewart, Jim Sizemore, Laura Smutnick, Dave Garver and Auriel Mack. The Morrison Group played a game on Thursday, March 15. Winning first place were Peter March and Jim Cercy with minus20; and second place, Bob Wolf and Gerry Page with minus-19. Tying for third/fourth places were Clark Austin and Lefty St. Pierre; Ken Koon and Gil Heier with minus-15 each. The Ladies Association played a Pro-Am tournament on Thursday, March 15. Tying for first/second places were the teams of A. Purcell, M. Koon, K. Speaker and B. McDonald; P. Gower, F. Neil, M.B. Carby and A. Kelly with plus13 each. Individual winners were: First place, F. Neil with plus-9; and second place, L. Therrien with plus-7.5. The Mens Association played a ProAm tournament on Wednesday, March 14. Winning first place was the team of Bob Wolf, Lefty St. Pierre, Paul Johnson and Frank Conroy with plus16; second place, Glenn Nelson, Tim Thomas, Dick Garceau and Jenny Hemminger with plus-13.5; and third place, Fred Evans, Harold Kline, Bob Stevens and Bob Streeter with plus11.5. Individual winners: A Flight (25over): Tying for first/second places were Cliff Steele and Dick Garceau with plus-8 each. B Flight (22-24 place, Don Ethun with plus-5; and second place, Frank Conroy with plus-4.5. C Flight (1921): First place, Bob Plunkett with plus-6; and second place, Bob Wolf with plus-5.5. D Flight (18under): First place, Lefty St. Pierre with plus-7; and second place, Glenn Nelson with plus-6.5. The Morrison Group playeda game on Tuesday, March 13. Winning first place was the team of Hank Wunderlich, Gil Heier, Leo Persails and Roman Belobradich with minus40. Tying for second/third places were the teams of David Kelly, Ken Brunswick, Bob Wolf and Gordon Clauws; Cliff Steele, George Brode and Peter March with minus-37 each. The Golfettes played a game on Tuesday, March 13. First Flight Gross First place, Anne Kelly with 80; and second place, Linda Therrien with 83. Net Tying for first/second places were Dianne Stoddart and Joan Brode with 66 each. Second Flight Gross First place, Pat Kincer with 87; and second place, Carole McClay with 99. Net Tying for first/second places were Donna Johnson and Fran Neil with 67 each. Third Flight Gross First place, Babe McDonald with 97; and second place, Pat Graf with 101. Net First place, Pat Gower with 67. Tying for second/third places were Marilyn Clauws and Betty Wallace. Fourth Flight Gross First place, First place, Bev Rudd with 105; and second place, Helen Ochala with 113. Net First place, Peggy Nicholson with 69; and second place, Mary Belobradich with 74. A Limited Members Group played golf on Monday, March 12. Winning first place was the team of Sharon and Bern Koster and John Hierholzer with minus-5. Individual winners were: First place, Bern Koster with minus-9; second place, Ken Hall with minus-8; and third place, Dennis Delisle with minus-6.SpringLakeOn Tuesday, March 27, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a Four Man Team 3 Best Balls competition on the Panther Creek course. The winning scores were very close and indicative of a very competitive league. First place went to Gary Behrendt, Dale Stevens, Richie Eastep and Jay Payne with a 3 Best Ball score of 198. Second place at 199 strokes went to Joe Austin, Sven Grimholt, Ken Willey and Charley Keniston. Third place was won by Kirby Gann, Dan Porter, Jack Hoerner and Gale Monda with 202 strokes, and fourth place went to Bill Lawens, Ed Clay, Will David and John Schroeder, who came in at 203 strokes. 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C M Y K By MATTHEW PERRONE A P Health WriterWASHINGTON Defective wires made by St. Jude Medical Inc. to connect heart-shocking defibrillatorsc aused at least 20 patient deaths due to short circuiting,according to an article published in a leading cardiology journal. Dr. Robert Hauser anal yzed a database of reported device malfunctions,linking S t. Judes Riata and Riata ST wires to 22 deaths. St. Jude stopped selling the devices inD ecember 2010 due to safety concerns,but more than 7 9,000 people in the U.S. and 49,000 abroad still have the implants. St. Paul,Minn.-based St. Jude challenged the accuracyo f the analysis,including the number of patient deaths. D efibrillators are lifesaving devices implanted in the chest to correct dangeroush eart rhythms that can be fatal. The defibrillator itself i s attached to the heart with thin wires,known as leads, which monitor the heart fori rregular beats,occasionally triggering electrical shocks that correct the problem. H auser searched the Food and Drug Administrations d atabase of device malfunctions for reports of death with St. Judes defibrillators. He recorded 9.7 deaths caused by Riata leads fore very 100,000 devices implanted. He says the figure could be even higher since many reports do not give enough detail to determine the cause of the malfunction. or the tens of thousands o f patients worldwide who have Riata and Riata ST l eads,there is an urgent need for test methods that are capable of identifying lifethreatening defects,writes Hauser,in Mondays issue oft he journal Heart Rhythm. Hauser is a practicing cardiologist at the Minneapolis Heart Institute. St. Paul,Minn.-based St. J ude challenged several of Hausers points,including the total tally of deaths linked to its devices. The compans chief medical officer,Mark Carlson said two reported deaths were the result of duplicative paperwork,reducing the actual number to 20. The company also disagrees with the alleged cause of the malfunction. The company stopped selling Riata leads because of evidence the coating over the wires could wear and break down over time. The company said the issue has been corrected in its currently sold D urata leads,which are insulated with polyurethane, instead of silicone. But Hauser blames the deaths on a short-circuitingp roblem which is tougher to detect than thinning insulation. Electrical shorts are particularly lethal because they may occur abruptly durings hock delivery,and thus failure to defibrillate may be the f irst and only sign of lead failure,Hauser writes. In December,St. Jude l aunched its own 500-patient study to determine the failure r ate for Riata leads and track them over time. The evidence we haveat the moment indicates very few have electrical abnormal-i ties and that they continue to perform normally,Carlson s aid in an interview. But physicians and patients need to know whether that willc ontinue to be the case. St. Jude and the FDA do n ot recommend having the leads removed because surgery is often more likely tot rigger a malfunction than leaving the wires alone. Instead,physicians should r egularly monitor patients. Leads have long been the b iggest safety issue associated with implantable pacemakers and heart defibrillators. In 2010,Medtronic paid $268 million to settle law-s uits brought by patients who received defective leads, which could crack over time. The company estimated at least 13 patients died because of the problem,which it first reported in 2007. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com BEST HEARING CENTER; 5.542"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 7 7 4 4 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 7 7 8 8 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 4 4 7 7 9 9 DR. 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These are addictive,all sorts of f ruity flavors. www.yogavive.com Maqui Berry Antioxidant Powder:Mix the powder with fruits, juice,yogurt or ice and make a smoothie. Contains maqui berries,acai berries, vanilla flavor,stevia and brown rice (emulsifier). Its organic. Maqui berries are sacred to the Mapuche indians. www.organicmeetsgood.com Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Best new health and home products C ourtesy photo Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center has added a 16-slice Siemens Emotion CT s canner to its newly renovated radiology department. This new patient-friendly scanner allows for fast, crystal clear images in an open, comfortable environment. System speed and reliability mean less time in the scanner and less time waiting for results. Expanded imaging capabilities include the head, neck, chest, aorta, abdomen, pelvis, l iver, urinary areas and extremities. For more an appointment, please call Florida Hospital scheduling at 402-3383. New CT scanner Dear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen Last in a four-part series D iabetes is currently one of the 10 leadingc auses of death in Florida. In 2009, 1,406,000 persons inF lorida were estim ated to have diabetes and the disease was estimated to affect theh ealth of 9.7 percent of the adult population. N ot only does diabetes cause detriment to the wellbeing of Floridas citizens, but it also puts a tremendous financial burden on the state.The cost of diabetesT he total cost of diabetes in Florida costs $12.2 billion p er year. The American Diabetes Association estimates that a third of this costs tems from indirect costs such as lost work productivit y and that two-thirds of the cost is a direct result of medical bills.Complications from diabetesThe average cost of each a mputation:$79,146. In 20090,2,829 non-traumatic lower-limb amputations were performed in Florida due to the effects of diabetes.D iabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower-limb a mputation; however,these amputations can be prevent-e d. Todays podiatrists keep Florida walking. In 2010, nearly 72 percent of Americans revealed footp ain had prevented them from performing their daily activities and visits to podiatrists have been linked to improve foot health.R esearch shows yearly visits to a podiatrist by those with diabetes significantly decreases the risk of lowerlimb amputation. Florida can benefit economically and medically from encouraging its diabetes patients to visit podiatrists yearly. For more information, visit www.apma.org. Dr. Joni Jones is a podiatrist in Sebring who can be reached at 382-3228, stop by her office at 206 West Center Avenue, Sebring or mail to P.O. Box 1719, Sebring, FL 33871-1719. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Diabetes by the numbers Foot Care D r. Joni Jones Study links St. Jude heart wires to 20-plus deaths Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Associated PressHAINES CITY A young mother is suing a central Florida hospital after a nurse accidentally snipped off the end of her babys pinky finger. An attorney for Veronica Olguin says the nurse at the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Polk County cut off the 3-month-old childs finger with scissors in October while snipping an intravenous tube attached to her hand. Doctors tried to unsuccessfully to reattach the finger. Olguin reportedly sued the nurse and the hospital for negligence. Her attorney says the lawsuit was necessary because a settlement couldnt be reached. Hospital officials called it an unfortunate accidentthat they deeply regret. The nurse is still working at the hospital. The suit seeks an unspecified amount of at least $15,000. Mom sues hospital for cutting off babys finger
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012Page 7B N ATIONAL LAND PARTNERS; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 3/30/12 p/u 3/23/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 8 3 3 9 9 6 6 RELIGION Atonement Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday is Palm Sunday.Worship assistant is Ed Graff; communion assistant is Jim Fiedler. Lector is Donna Klemm. April Birthday C elebration following morning worship service. H oly Week schedule: Maundy Thursday,April 5 C ommunion service 7 p.m., by Deacon David Thoresen. Good Friday,April 6 7 p.m.,Short reading of the P assion and Reverence to the Cross. Easter Sunday,April 8 Service at 9:30 a.m. led by Rev. Jefferson Cox. Easter Brunch following service.Christ Lutheran Church, LCMSAVON PARK Holy Week Schedule:This Sunday is Palm. Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Ive Fallen,and I Maundy Thursday,April 5 ,join members for Divine W orship at 7 p.m. McLean w ill preach a sermon titled On The Night When He Was Betrayed. Good Friday,April 6 will be a Tenabrae service. The church is at 1320 County Road 64,east the Avon Park High School. For more information,call 4712663 or visit online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morningi s titled Unreality.The keynote is from II Samuel 2 2:29,...the Lord will lighten my darkness.The church is at 146 N. Franklin St.Christian Training C hurchSEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the m essage titled The Nations Are Angry:Part 2at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study i s in the Gospel of John.Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID The Grace Harmony Send-Off C oncert is at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.This will be Mike a nd Sue Filisks 10th year o f traveling on their Journey for Jesustour, bringing the Message through song all around the United States. Eastside Christian Church i s at 101 Peace Ave.,two miles east of U.S. 27 on C ounty Road 621. Phone n umber is 465-7065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING Rev. George M iller will deliver the sermon,Once was Blind but Now I See,with Scripture from Mark 11:1-11 on Sunday morning. T he church is 1.7 miles w est of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This S unday,the church celeb rates Palm Sunday. Guest Pastor Tony Douches of Bartow will deliver his sermon How Can We Forget Something Like That? b ased on Mark 15:16-20. Bible study is Tuesday and is led by Roy Allen. The theme is Religions of the World(focusing on the U nited States). Services for Holy Week: H oly (MaundyThursday 7 p.m. G ood Friday 7 p.m. Easter Sunday Traditional services are at 8 a.m. and can be heard live o n WITS 1340 AM; 9-10 a.m. is the Easter breakfast; Praise and Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m. Both services are with Communion. P lans are under way to start a Beth Moore Bible s tudy on Esther. This is a nine-week study. Books to start the study need to be ordered so if interested call t he office. The study is s cheduled to be at 7 p.m. T uesdays in the fellowship hall on April 9,after Easter. It may also be offered Friday o r Saturdays mornings,call the office or e-mail email@example.com.First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK First Baptist Church Avon Park will have its Easter Cantata at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information,call 453-6681 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.First Christian C hurch Avon ParkAVON PARK Last Sundays sermon was titled PBPWMGINFWMY.Its tands for Please Be Patient With Me,God Is Not F inished With Me Yet!Just a gentle reminder that no matter what age you are,you a re not done with your work for the Lord. T his weeks sermon is not quite as hard to decipher; it is The Joy of Reaching Peoplein the series Spreadinthe Wealth. The Scripture will be coming from Luke 5:1-11. Join members for this Palm Sunday message. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 453-5 334 or e-mail us at firstchristianap@embarq-m ail.com with any questions or to request information.T he church website is www.firstcchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of C hrist)S EBRING The pastors S unday sermon is titled Jesus Rides IntoJ erusalem.The Heavenly Sounds will bring Were You Therein place of the Call to Worship. Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. and theG ood Friday service begins at 10 a.m. Easter Sunday w orship service is at 10:30 a.m. F or more information,call 385-0352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.,Sebring.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning,Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon will be The Greatest Giftbased on I Corinthians 13:1-13. The choirs introit will be Aint No Rock Gonna Shout for Meand the anthem will be Do This and Church News Continued on page 8B Do you know that our first president George Washington was inaugurated at the Federal Hall onW all Street in New York City? Do you know that he then walked down to the St. Pauls chapel together with the Senators andH ouse Representatives? Do you know that they dedicated America to God on April 30,1789? And do you know that Ground Zero was part of that churchp roperty at the time? The very place where the World T rade Center stood before September of 2001. In his book The H arbinger,Jonathan Cahn suggests that behind 9/11 t here is a mystery that holds the secret to Americas future. Let me take you back to the year 931 BC. KingS olomon just died and the kingdom gets divided. W hy? Because Israelites were following false gods. So God allows neighboringn ations to invade the land, destroy buildings and cut d own trees. The Prophet Isaiah commends prophetically,The bricks havef allen down,but we will rebuild with dressed stone, the fig trees have been f elled,but we will replace them with cedars(Isaiah 9 :10,NIV). Israel did not listen to God; with rebellion in their heart,they rebuilt with stronger material andr eplaced the felled trees with stronger ones. Isaiah 9:10 was quoted by different politicians after 9/11,not realizing that this was done by the I sraelites out of rebellion. Do you know that cut stone w as set on the grounds of 9/11 as a new cornerstone for the new and highert ower? Do you know that a s ycamore tree from the fig tree family was cut by a falling steel beam right in front of the St. Pauls chapel,and that it wasr eplaced with a stronger tree from the cedar family? I s all of that coincidence or is God warning America, just like he warned theN orthern Kingdom of Israel? Israel did not listen a nd was taken into slavery by the Assyrians. Will America listen? I do nots ee any indication,do you? Every time I drive by the fire station on Hammock R oad I glance over to the steel beam of the World T rade Center behind the bench and wonder about Gods plan for America. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor of The Church of The Way.A ll guest columns are the o pinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Whats in the bag for America? Guest Column Reinhold Buxbaum
C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the NewsSun at 385-6155,ext.502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL 33852.invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m.and 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m.Thursday. For information contact (239 0390.Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 471-0924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages.Choir practice at5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:4526556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday:Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service,7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. T elephone:453-4256.Fax:4536986.E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Regular Sunday schedule:8:30 a.m.orchestra rehersal;9 a.m.Library open;9:30 a.m.Sunday School;11 a.m. Morning Worship;11 a.m. Childrens Church;6 p.m.evening worship.Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m.supper;6 p.m.Bible Study and Prayer;6:30 p.m.Adult Choir Practice;6 p.m.childres choir rehearsals;7 p.m.mission programs.Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m.and evening worship at 7 p.m.Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Call 453-6681 for details. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m.Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m.Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, a nd missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:email@example.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet.First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E.Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.Telephone:385-5154.Dr. David E.Richardson, senior pastor; Rev.Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities;and Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.;Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Becky G otsch, director.Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S.Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D. Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship,1 0:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m.Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870.Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month.The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552. Home phone:214-3025.Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Ken Geren, interim pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring.David C.Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.;Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 3850752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;655-2610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service,6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 3823695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757.Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor.Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049;fax, 385-5169; email, firstname.lastname@example.org ;website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., email@example.com;Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retired Rev.J.Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R.McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe.Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.Masses Daily Masses 8 a.m.and noon MondayFriday;9 a.m.Saturday.Weekend Masses 4 and 5 p.m.Saturday, 5 p.m.Saturday Spanish Mass (Holy Family Youth Center), 8 and 10:30 a.m.Sunday, noon Sunday Sunday Mass;5 p.m.Sunday English Family Mass (Holy Family Youth Center).Confession:every Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.or first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment with any priest. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215.Father Michael J. Cannon.Mass schedule:Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.;Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 465-7065.Ray Culpepper, senior pastor.Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.;Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher; David Etherton, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m.Changing Seasons,a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. A lzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday.Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:3850358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 382-1343. Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off site Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N.Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S. P ine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S.Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825.Minister:Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service.Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870;385-7443.We would like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway.Our hours of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.;Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W. Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m.Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible ChurchChurches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Don Seymour, Senior Pastor.Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP Remember Me. The adult Sunday school class is continuing its study o f David in II Samuel Chapter 24 in which God punishes David. Holy Communion will be o bserved. Members are asked to bring non-perishables for the Church Service C enter. The Family Gathering meets at 6 p.m. On Wednesday,Johnson will lead the Bible study on the topic The Basics of the Faith.Choir practice will be at 6:30 p.m. There will be a Maundy Thursday Communion servi ce at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two e ntrances on Lagrande S treet). Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringS EBRING Palm Sunday worship service serm on title is Tears In A Bottlegiven by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. T hursday is Maundy T hursday Communion servi ce 7 p.m. Friday,April 6 is Good F riday Community service at noon at St. Catherines C atholic Church.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev.A.C. Bryants message will be the Sixth and Seventh Words Finished and Committedwith Scripture taken from John 19:20 and Luke 23:46. United Methodist Women will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesdayf or a program followed with a salad luncheon. A Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion w ill be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Call t 385-5184. The church is downtown at 126S Pine St. Visit the website a t www.sebringfirstumc.com.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Church is at 200 Lark Ave.,Sebring. T he pastor will continues t he series Seeing What Abraham Saduring the Tuesday home Bible study. Abrahams greatest ordeal leads to his greatest blessings from God. Follow Abraham to see what he saw and apply it to our lives. F or directions,call (863 658-2534. Palm Sunday will be celebrated. Let the pastor know to p articipate in the Friday night Bible study with GoToMeeting by checking out Facebook at www.grace-p ointeministries.net. At this w ebsite click on Teaching and watch every Sunday and Tuesday services.H eartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon this Sunday morning will be The Triumphal Entry,withS cripture from Luke 19:2840. The service will also i nclude the Heartland Singers singing Somebody Prayed for Me,AlanW archak singing The Light House,and George Kelly s inging The Blood that Jesus Shed for Me. There will be a Good Friday Service on Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m. A dult Bible study on Tuesday is Evolution C reation The Big Bang Theorytaught by Pastor Ted Moore. The church is at 2705 A lternate Route 17 South (behind Publix ber is 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Palm Sunday Celebration and Communion at all mornings ervices. Pastor Fred Ball will preach at the Heritage Worship Service and the Celebration Service on thes ubject Facing Criticism. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the New SongC ontemporary Service in Rob Reynolds Hall on the subject The Crowd ThatW as Shouting. Pancake breakfast at the L ighthouse from 8-10:30 a.m.,sponsored by the youth as a fundraiser for their sum-m er mission trip. Cost is $5. The church is at 500 Kent A ve. Call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchS EBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Testifying to the Truth,is taken from John 18. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message in the morning ande vening services. Next Sunday,April 8, there will be a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m.,as well as the regularly scheduled serv-i ces.St. John United Methodist Church S EBRING The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be Palm Sunday at all three services. Biblical reference is from Mark 11:1-1 1. Holy Communion will be served.S ebring Church of the BrethrenS EBRING This Palm Sunday,Pastor Terry Grove w ill preach on Victory Within Reach. For the kidstime with TB ear,the pastor will have a little talk with them. S unday school will meet in the Fidelis Room and will study Looking for Jesus, taken from the Scripture Mark 1:35-45. F or more information,call 385-1597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchS EBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. Rev. Clyde Weavers Palm Sunday sermon will be WasJ esus Foolish?Fellowship follows the service.The Way Church EFCASEBRING On Palm Sunday the Lords Supper will be observed. Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum will bep reaching. The Difference Makers Youth meets Wednesdays at6 :30 p.m. April 2 will be Night of Prophecy at Homers at 6:30 p.m. E aster Celebrations on April 8 will start with S unrise on the Circle at 7 a.m. This will be followed by breakfast at the church at8 a.m. and a movie at 8:30 a.m. Easter Worship will be a t 9 a.m. All are welcome. The Way Church is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. The pastor is Reinhold Buxbaum. The church phonei s 471-6140; the pastors cell 273-3674. Visit the website a t www.thewaychurch.org. C ontinued from page 7B RELIGION
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer .Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion.Coffee hour following services.Newcomers welcome.Call 453-5664 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: redeemeravon.com .The church is at 839 HowesWay, Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.The Rev.Jim Kurtz, rector.Church office 3857649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852.Phone:4650051.Rev.Elizabeth L.Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service.Come see what makes us different. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Way Church EFCA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring.Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays.The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway email@example.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Monday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Like to sing? Come join the choir.Visitors always welcome.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School.Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Church phone:385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Rev.Gary Kindle, pastor. Traditional Worship service, 8 a.m. Sunday;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes:9:15 a.m. Sunday.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AMe ach Sunday.Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782to 2 p.m.Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., Avon Park.Pastor:Rev.John C. Grodzinski.Sunday service at 9:30 a.m.Sunday school will resume in the fall.Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service.Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m.Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 9 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Children ages 4 years through fifth grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, firstname.lastname@example.org. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown email@example.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Informal service, 8 a.m.;traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone:385-3234;Fax:385-2759; e-mail: email@example.com ;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Rev.W. Darrell Arnold, pastor.Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.;Tuesday: Grief Support Group, 1 p.m.;Youth Group (middle and high school 3:30-6:30 p.m.;Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.;Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes.Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday morning traditional worship is at 8 and 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary;contemporary worship is at 11 a.m.Sunday school classes for adults is at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m.and for all ages, adults and children, at 9:45 a.m.in the educational building. Wednesday:6:45 p.m., youth group (middle and high schoolursery and childrens ministry;7 p.m., adult small group Bible studies. Children/youth music ministry (Thursday):grades 3-5 chimes, 2:30 p.m.;grades 3-5 choir, 3:15 p.m.;grades 6-12 handbells, 3:15 p.m.Bible Counseling available by appointment, 699-0132.Call the church office for more information about the classes offered.Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers; while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship s ervice to help them grow in their s piritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: email@example.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit t he Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL 33825.(863 James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m.for women who love God and crocheting.Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING It is easily one of the most moving and inspirational services held during the entire Lenten season. Tenebrae,the Latin termf or shadowsor darkness,certainly creates the mood and the atmosphere just prior to Good Friday. Beginning at 7 p.m.Thursday,a T enebrae Service of Shadows will be held at the Sebring Church of the Brethren,700 S. Pine St. The public is most cordially invited to attend this awesome and deeply inspiringp rogram. A Tenebrae Service is normally held the evening of MaundyT hursday,which is considered by scripture to be the evening in which Jesus met with His disciples in theU pper Room to share the Last Supper. According to Rev. Dr. T erry Grove,pastor of the Sebring C hurch of the Brethren,the service is done in solemnity and with little but candlelight throughout the sanctuary. The chancel is totally removed o f everything,explained Grove during a recent interview,with the exception of the communion table holding 13 candles. One single candle the Christ C andle is lit at the outset of the service,contin ues Grove,which helps to create the mood of quiet and reverence. Twelve deacons will enter single f ile,each will light their own candle from the Christ Candle and then be seated at the table. Interspersedw ith the procession of deacons,12 selections of scripture will be read from the four Gospels:Matthew,M ark,Luke and John. At the outset of the service,and f ollowing the Sacrament of Holy Communion,Grove will sing The L ords Prayer.During the Tenebrae Service,Carol Kline will sing two songs pertinent to theS criptures being read at the time. I Dont Know How To Love Him, t aken from the adaptation of Mary M agdalene in her role in the play Jesus Christ Superstar (1971and further along in the service,Kline will sing,Love GrewWhere the Blood Fell,a very moving hymnw ritten by John Stallings,1976. The service will conclude with each Disciples candle being snuffed out as they depart one by one. This is in keeping with thes criptural accounting that,once Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iscariot,the Disciples fled as Jesus was arrested and taken away from the Garden of Gethsemane to be tor-t ured and crucified. Grove will conclude the musical portion with the very moving hymn, Were You There?The remaining scriptures will be read,there will be lightning and thunder,and therew ill be closure with contemplative exiting,knowing that Christ died f or all of our sins,and yet lives t oday because of His promise to p rovide us with Eternity. The empty tomb,which will be celebrated three days hence on E aster Sunday,explained Grove, is testimony to the power of the scriptures that will be read as we come to share in the meaningful m oments before Christs death. I am grateful,concluded Grov e, for all who are willing to help and be involved with the production of t he service. The Tenebrae service is a ve ry powerful and uplifting experience, and the community is cordially i nvited to attend. Come share in a t ime of deep appreciation for the Passion of Christ:His suffering,His g rief,His agony.You will leave very deeply moved. Call the church office for more i nformation at 385-1597. Tenebrae Service planned at Church of the Brethren RELIGION Grove R ELIGION GUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunp ublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. S ubmit items to the N ews-Sunsf rom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to e firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,N ews-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.
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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 30, 2012Page 11B One year at our annual conference,the bishop addressed the assembly prior to the ordination ofn ew pastors. This bishop had a severe limp,which made his walking difficult and unsteady. He told of coming out the front door ofh is house around 5 a.m. one morning and seeing a man and a woman standing under the street light on the corner. A s he limped down the walkway to his car,his irregular gait made a slap-p ing noise on the concrete and attracted the attention of the couple on the corner.T hey turned in his direction and watched him as he l imped toward his vehicle. Their voices carried very well in the early morningq uiet,so he easily heard their conversation. W oman:Who the heck is that at this time of the morning? Man:I dont know but at this time in the morning,itse ither a preacher or a drunk. T hen the bishop turned and looked at the class of young pastors and saidt hese words. Its Ok to be a drunk if you know what y ou are,and are in the process of recovery. And, its OK to be a preacher if y oure a person of integrity. I do not recall the rest of the message,but what the bishop said applies to all of us,regardless of our stationi n life. If we have an addiction,or just a troublesome fault,recognizing it,owning it,and renouncing it,is the first step to recovery. A nd for those of us who are fortunate enough to have e scaped these hang-ups, whatever our occupation, integrity should be part of our personal inventory.You see,reputation is what oth-e rs see us do. Integrity is what we do when nobody is watching. And as the bishop said,its OK to be whatever you are,if you are a persono f integrity. But if we are not persons of integrity,the addict in recovery is a notcha bove all of us,regardless of his past. My first experience as an i ndustrial arts teacher was in a Catholic high school. A t my interview for the position,I was informed by the vice principal that Iw ould have the worst students in the school. The o nes nobody else wants were his exact words. I thought this was a strange thing to say,and had pretty much dismissed hisc omments until somewhere toward the end of the first g rading period. I was standing in the hall talking to some of my students beforec lasses started,when this vice principal approached. H e looked right at one of the boys and said,atch out for this one. Hes a troub lemaker. At first I thought he was joking,but when I realized that he was serious,I said to him,ou mean Charley?H s one of my best students. Im about to make him one of my shop foremen. I discovered later that this s tudent had indeed been a troublemaker,and that his g rades had not been good up to that year. All of a sudden he had turned around. Cs,Ds,and Fs,were now As and Bs. What had madet he difference? I believe it was one simple thing. I demanded respect from my students and I gave them the same. I did not care aboutC harles yesterdays,just as God does not care about mine. God accepts us unconditionally and expects us tod o the same for others. I expected my students to do well and would acceptn othing less than their best. Charley had responded, proving that the problemh ad not been with him but with the Vice Principle who i ncidentally,had been his teacher the year before. The V P expected Charley to f ail,and he did. I expected him to succeed and he did t hat,too. Whats the point? First off,yesterday should be used to help change tomorrow for the better,not as ana lbatross to hang around the necks of those who are s truggling to change. The past must be seen as a road to a better tomorrow,not asa parking lot for failures. God is always willing to g ive us another chance. Shouldnt we be willing to do the same for those who a re in recovery? Oh,and by the way,giving and demanding respect will always work. if you are a person of integrity! Chaplain Fred Jeans is chapl ain at Kenilworth Care & Rehabilitation Center in Sebring. All guest columns are the opinion of the writer, notn ecessarily those of the NewsSun staff. Its OK to be a drunk RELIGION NEWS-SUN 385-6155 Bradshaw presents revival todayAVON PARK John B radshaw,speaker and director of the It Is Writtentele vision program,will present an evening of spiritual revival at the Avon ParkS eventh-day Adventist Church,1410 Avon Blvd.,at 7 p.m. today. Special music will be provided by Scott Bennett,a new addition to t he pastoral staff. Christian Assembly Church plans yard saleSEBRING The Christian Assembly Church will hold a yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. todaya nd Saturday at 1451 U.S. 27 North (north of L akeshore Mall,behind Pinch-A-Penny).Youth washing cars, selling baked goodsSEBRING The S unridge Baptist Church announces two simultaneous events on Saturday.The youth of the church will have a car wash along thef ront of the building (Valerie Boulevard) and extending around to the paved parking lot on the east side of the building from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition,there will be baked goods for sale. This event will raise funds for the youth to attend Acquire the Firemusic event next month in Tampa.First Baptist church hosts Easter CantataAVON PARK First Baptist Church of Avon Park will host its annual Easter Cantata at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.First Presbyterian Church plans Holy Week servicesLAKE PLACID First Presbyterian Church,117 N. Oak Ave.,would like to extend an invitation to the community of Highlands County to celebrate Holy Week and Easter Sunday Worship. Sunday Palm Sunday The Lords Supper will be served at all three worship services. Special music includes the Praise Ringers (bellsWorship Singers, (choir Thursday Maundy Thursday (Friendship Hall a potluck dinner at 6 p.m., (last names A-M:side dish, vegetable,salad,or dessert; N-Z:main dish or meat) followed by a special drama presentation and a Celebration of the Lords Supper. A nursery from infant to 4 years old will be available.Goodsons to give presentation at First PresbyterianLAKE PLACID First Presbyterian Church announces its final Second Sunday Suites program oft he season,featuring the amazing artistic gifts of Keith and Jennifer Goodson. Keith is one of the creators of many of the murals inL ake Placid. Through music, art,dance and the spoken word,Keith and Jenn will give a presentation on the Resurrection. Keith and Jenn are a dynamic duo of prophetic inspiration that began 17 years ago. Together they bring the arts out of those who have the desire to paint, write or dance. As motivational speakers the Goodsons bring a powerful message of walking in relationship with Christ through the expression of the arts. They prophetically activate others in the arts and flow strongly in the prophetic voice. They enjoy seeing the fruit of their labor when teaching,speaking or demonstrating through live performance ministry. Both are professionally trained and spiritually equipped knowing that all they do will give glory to Christ. The presentation will be held at First Presbyterian Church,117 N. Oak Ave.,at 4 p.m. Sunday,April 15. A freewill love offering will be received for the ongoing ministries of the Goodsons.Kiwanis hosts 18th Annual Good Friday Prayer BreakfastSEBRING The Kiwanis Club of Sebring will present its annual Good Friday Prayer Breakfast,a nondenominational event to encourage the joining of people of all faiths in reaffirmation of common witness in the Supreme Being of God and the death and resurrection of His Son,Jesus Christ. The breakfast will be held April 6 at 7 a.m.,at F lorida Hospital Heartland in conference room. T he program will be emceed by president Andrew Hughes and the featured speaker will be Nuno Norberto,Minister of Musica t First Baptist Church of Sebring. The Avon Park Show Choir,under the direction of Joy Loomis,will present music. T he price for breakfast will be $10 and profits will be used to benefit local youth organizations. Everyone is encouraged to attend and invite their clergy to this special event. For more information or to purchase tickets,contact any Kiwanis Club member or tickets may be purchased at the door. 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 six million volunteer hours for community service projects. The Kiwanis Club of Sebring meets every Wednesday at noon at Beef OBradys. For more information about Kiwanis or the Prayer Breakfast,call Hughes at 402-1776 or Lt. Governor Grace Plants at 655-0045. C ourtesy photo Pastor Don Seymour (behind the pulpitch First Elder Dean G ilkerson (from left), Rev Shenkweiler and Trustee John Mathis prepare to burn the church property mortgage earlier this month. Burning the mortgage Snapshots Courtesy photo F irst Presbyterian Churchs final Second Sunday Suites p rogram of the season will feature Keith and Jennifer G oodson Guest Column Fred Jeans Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect. Courtesy photo The Pickerings will present a Palm Sunday Gospel concert at the Whisper Lake Mobile Home Clubhouse at 6 p.m. The public is invited to this sacred concert. A love offering will be taken to show appreciation for this group. The park is at 1429 Whisper Lake Blvd South. The Pickering Ministries started in 1944 in their great-grandfathers church in Allentown, Pa. with the grandparents and the father of Max, Sharon, Don and Dean. They have traveled throughout the United States in full-time evangelism from 1957 through 1977. In 1986 Max and Dean felt the call to continue on the road where their dad left off and have been on the road, sharing the gospel in song ever since. Pickerings in concert Sunday
C M Y K M etro ServicesThe return of warm weather marks the return of road trips for millions of motorists across the country.W hether going to the beach or heading off to parts unknown,hitting the open road with the windows down is a time-honored traditionf or drivers of all ages. But such road trips can prove disastrous if drivers dont take the right steps to prepare their vehicles fors pring and summer travel. The following are a few ways motorists can ensuret heir car is ready to tackle the open road. Tighten things up. L oose parts,such as exhaust clamps,license plates,and i nterior trim panels,can create rattles and cause parts to get damaged or fall off.W hats more,rattling sounds can be a noisy nuisance for d rivers and passengers alike. Permatex Threadlockers can be used to keep the nuts and bolts from coming loose and save parts replacement costs.T hey also have a threadlocker for plastic fasteners, w hich vehicle manufacturers have grown to rely on more and more. Wash your car. A newly washed car not only looks g ood,but its often much safer as well. Take your car to a car wash a few days b efore the trip and have the vehicle thoroughly cleaned. A thorough cleaning will remove dirt and grime from the vehicles undercarriage,n ot to mention unsightly bird droppings. Fix foggy headlight lenses. Many spring and summer road trippers travela t night so their days can be spent soaking up some sun at t he beach or lake. Before heading off for partsu nknown,motorists should inspect their headlight lenses to reduce risk of accident. If the lenses are yellowed and foggy,thats likely becauses alt,ozone and road debris has dulled them to a point where vision can be impaired,placing drivers and their passengers at risk. Butf oggy lenses dont mandate an expensive headlight replacement. In fact,The Permatex Lens Renew Kit makes it easy to clean up and polish dull headlight lenses and restore them to like new condition,improving your cars lighting and driver visibility. Check the battery. Over time,battery terminals and cables will start to corrode. Such corrosion will eventually eat away at the batterys parts,creating a bad connection that sooner or later will r equire the battery be replaced. Check the battery before your trip and remem-b er to clean the battery periodically as part of routine v ehicle maintenance. Address windshield nicks and bullseyes. Nicksa nd chips in the windshields a re a common problem regardless of the season. But such damage is most prevalent in the winter because of the extra debris thats on ther oad. These nicks and cracks need to get fixed as soon as possible to prevent them from spreading and resultingi n the need for a windshield replacement. Oftentimes, motorists can address nicks and bullseyes in their own driveways in a matter ofm inutes. For example,the Permatex Bullseye Windshield Repairk it is tailor made for do-ityourselfers,requiring no heating or mixing whilee nsuring each repair is virtually undetectable. M ore information on easy repairs that you can do yourself can be found atw ww.permatex.com. Page 12BNews-SunFriday, March 30, 2012www.newssun.com CARCAREGUIDE Get ready for spring and summer travel Metro Services M otorists should perform routine maintenance before beginning a spring or summer road trip, such as fixing windshield nicks and restoring cloudy headlight lenses. Metro ServicesThe economy might be slowly recovering,but saving money is still foremosto n the minds of many people. M en and women have looked to save money in a variety of ways,includinga t the gas pump. While theres little d rvivers can do to reduce the cost of a gallon of gas, there are ways they can make the gas last a little longer. I mproving fuel economy is nothing new to many m otorists,but some might still be surprised at the myriad ways they can getm ore bang for their buck with regards to fuel costs.Dont break the lawO beying the speed limit might save your life,and it can also save you money. T ypically,fuel economy decreases rapidly as a car r eaches and surpasses 60 miles per hour. According to the U.S. Department of Safety,drivers can assume that eachf ive miles per hour they drive over 60,they are paying an additional $0.26 per gallon.Empty the trunkT hough it might be more convenient to keep your g olf clubs in the trunk of your car,extra and unnecessary cargo in a vehicles trunk drastically reduces fuel economy. A n extra 100 pounds in a vehicle can reduce miles per gallon by as much as 2 percent,so keep a trunk free of items that arenta bsolutely necessary.Cruise alongEmbrace cruise control on long drives without lots of stopping and starting. Maintaining a constant speed,which a vehicle does when drivers utilize cruise control,can help save fuel,as its less taxing on an engine to continue at one speed then it is to constantly switch back and forth between high and low speeds.Inflate the tiresPoorly inflated tires lower gas mileage and also pose a safety hazard. T he DOE notes that properly inflated tires can i mprove gas mileage by as much as 3 percent. Ideal tire pressure is d ifferent for each vehicle, so check your vehicles o wners manual for recommended tire pressure. Some vehicle manufacturers also include the recommended tire pressure ont he vehicle itself,be it in the drivers side door jamb o r in the vehicles glove compartment. Tire pressure printed on t he tires sidewall might not be the ideal tire inflat ion for your particular vehicle,so always adhere to the manufacturers rec-o mmendation instead.Stop idlingMany people let their car i dle for several minutes on cold mornings. But todays newer vehicles dont really need to idle to warm up, and idling can be very tax-i ng on fuel economy. Depending on the size of the car,idling can use between a quarter to a half gallon of fuel per hour. If you still insist on letting the vehicle idle,a fews econds of idling should be enough to warm the engine u p.Drive the car you need, not the car you wantDrivers who truly need to save money at the pump should consider the type of vehicle there driving,andw hether its the car they need or the car they want. For instance,office workers who own a pickup truck but dont use it to haul items might want to consider a smaller vehicle that gets better gas mileage. Improving fuel efficiency is a great way for motorists to save money. and reduce the expenses Simple ways to improve fuel economy Plenty of w ays to help save money SFCC registration 3x6 ad 00018443 Lakeshore Car Wash 3x3 ad 00018445 24/7 6x6 ad 00018444
C M Y K B y JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment WriterThere arent many pleasu res in Wrath of the Titans,the 3-D sequel to t he 2010 Clash of the Titansremake. But surely one is seeing Ralph Fiennes a nd Liam Neeson bounding around together as brothers, the gods Hades and Zeus. In long beards,the two veteran actors are suited too ne another,like a divine ZZ Top. Camp is a part of the experience here,as both itansfilms pull from anu nlikely combination of traditions:ancient Greece and t he 1980s. The clunky Clash of the Titansremadet he 1981 original,bringing in boatloads of box office by updating the schmaltzy Laurence Olivier version with contemporary digitale ffects and a widely decried, slapped on conversion to 3D. Wrath of the Titans, directed by JonathanL iebesman taking over for Louis Leterrier,has modestly improved upon the 3-D this time around and better manages a narrative flow of continuous fantasy action. But thats also all there is: A charmless stream of battle and fight sequences that contorts mythic characters into blockbuster conventions. Its comically late literally the last few minutes that the film even tries to slide emotion into the characters relations,as if attempting to hypnotize us before leaving the theater:Oh,that was a love story? And that guy gasp! was supposed to be the funny one? Rather than yet more Kraken releasing (Release, um,another Kraken!), Wrath of the Titans,written by Dan Mazeau and David Leslie Johnson,charts new ground for the demigod Perseus (Sam Worthington). Going beyond the original Clash,written by Beverley Cross,our distance from the original myths grows still more. Perseus is living humbly as a fisherman despite his Kraken-squelching fame. He has sworn off the aging,selfish gods,such as his father Zeus and uncle Poseidon (Danny Huston). But Hades has made a deal in the underworld dungeon of Tartarus to betray Zeus and siphon his powers to Kronos, their dormant father withw hom all of hell will follow. Curiously,when Kronos, like the Kraken before him, is finally released,he turns out to not be human ina ppearance like the other gods,but a giant swirl of fiery black smoke. Lets call him Smog Man. Father-son issues run everywhere. Conspiring with Hades is Zeusson Ares (Edgar Ramirez,playing a more outward villain than his great Carlos the Jackal). Perseus takes up the mantle of world-saver again for the sake of his young boy. Hes joined by Queen Andromeda (the beautiful Rosamund Pike,adding grace and levity whenever shes on screen) and a fellow demigod,Agenor (Toby Kebbell,the presumptive comic relief),son of Poseidon. Their journey into hell involves navigating a few marvels,like an enormous, Jenga-like underground labyrinth and Bill Nighys gangly magnetism. Nighy plays the aging god Hephaestus,from whom the travelers seek a weapon. The brilliant,bemused Nighy somehow manages to slur a trademark,drawn out faaantastic a glimpse of comedy in a film (like any film with flying horses) that desperately needs humor. Perhaps Liebesman,whose previous movie was the grim Battle:Los Angeles,is too drawn to the spectacle of b attle to find the balance of camp and seriousness a patently ludicrous film sucha s Wrath of Titansseeks. Because if you cant laugh a t Smog Man,what can you?Bully T his documentary is essential to see,whether y oure a parent or a kid, whether youve been on the giving or receiving end of such increasingly pervasive cruelty. B ut its also frustrating to watch,because while the stories included here are undeniably moving by nature,there not exactly told in the most artful way, rendering Bullyfar lesse motionally impactful than it might have been. D irector Lee Hirschs film grows repetitive and seems longer than its relatively brief running time. Tonally,it bounces with n o rhyme or reason between a handful of students across the country whove suffered from bullying; technically,it feels a bit messy,with need-l ess zooms and images that fade in and out of focus. Perhaps that was an intentional aesthetic choice. Either way,its distracting and headache-inducing. Still,if Bullydoes nothing more than provide the impetus for a dialogue,it achieves its purpose. Hirsch spent a year with about a half-dozen families with children whove been bullied at school teased,abused, humiliated and ostracized behavior which adults too often sweep aside with the cliche that kids will be kids. Not rated but contains some violence and disturbing situations involving kids and teens and some language. 94 minutes. Two and a half stars out of four. Christy Lemire,AP Movie CriticGoonFor a movie about ragged, trash-talking thugs beating the crap out of each other on the ice,this is surprisingly sweet. Its not a Judd Apatow production but it does feature his signature brand a balance of raunchiness and heart thats hard to strike as well as some of his old f riends. Seth Rogens frequent writing partner,EvanG oldberg,teams up this time with Jay Baruchel ( Undeclared,Knocked Up) for a story about a bar bouncer who becomes an u nlikely minor-league hockey enforcer. Goonis as physical and fast-paced as the sport itself, as bloody as it is profane.T he violence is shot and edited in stylized fashion, with an inspired soundtrack that ranges from Rush to Puccini,but the hits feelb rutal and real. Baruchel, who also plays a supporting r ole here,is a Montreal native and a Canadiens nut,a nd that love for the sport radiates through every frame. 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C M Y K LIVING 14B PA GE News-Sun Friday, March 30, 2012 FAMILY FEATURES Women are on the move especially women of the Baby Boomer generation. If youve felt the urge to see different places and experience a new adventure,youre not alone. The Travel Industry Association estimates that 32 million single American women traveled at least once last y ear and a lot of them were Boomers. Im in my early sixties,and in the last year,I traveled thousands of miles with my husband and children,with girlfriends and alone,says Harriet Lewis,Vice Chairman of Grand Circle Corporation. The company specializes in international travel and adventure for Americans aged 50 or older. Lewis says that travel can make a difference in our lives as individuals,and in the lives of those we come in contact with. During a recent trip to Egypt,I climbed Mount Sinai late at night in order to see the sunrise. The experience changed my life,says Lewis. The Middle East was an area of the world I had explored before,but not in such depth,and spending time with people in Syria,Jordan,Israel and the Sudan in the past year has shifted my worldview.Travel changes us. It makes us more curious,more thoughtful,more tuned in to our world. Lewis advises other women who are considering traveling to ask themselves some questions as part of their preparation:What do you want to gain from your travel experience:Adventure? Culture? Relaxation? Inspiration? Which destinations,countries or regions interest you most? Make a list,put them in order,and outline the steps you need to take to make your ucket list a reality. Do you need to schedule vacation time or start saving? Do you want to travel with friends,family,or go it alone? Do want to make your own travel plans or go with a tour operator that will handle the plann ing for you?If you choose a tour operator,consider the size of the groups (the smaller the betteryour cost per day and what you are getting for your dollar. Are the guides local,knowledgeable,and able to connect you with local homes,schools and communities so that you get a real taste of local life? If you are traveling with a tour as a solo traveler (popular among women these days regardless of marital status),ask what the company offers solo travelers in terms of making them feel com-f ortable. Will they help match you with a roommate of the same gender? How will they break the ice? What do they do when it comes to meal times to ensure that solos have partners or friends to eat with? How can you get the best value for your dollar? Compare what a tour operator can offer you vs. what you can find on your own. Can you use your airline miles to save costs? If you choose a tour,are the single supplement fees free or reasonable? Are there certain times of the year where costs are lower based on seasonality? Lewis believes that taking the time to ask these key questions will ultimately give you a much more fulfilling experience. ravel is the best way I know to enhance your life,she says. I really believe what Mary Anne Radmacher said about travel is true for women: am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.Dream DestinationsThe style of travel you choose is just as important as your destination. River and small ship cruises currently top many travelerswish lists. They allow you to unpack once and enjoy a leisurely pace,while your small ship can access ports that larger ships cannot, opening up small cities,towns,and villages for you to explore. Most popular for 2012 are river cruises in Europe and Russia,and small ship Mediterranean cruises.Meeting local people and experiencing local cultures are very important to travelers, especially women. Connecting with people in their homes,schools and communities is much easier to do when traveling in small groups,which is why small group adventures are another extremely popular way for women to travel today.Top destinations include Burma,Botswana,India,Turkey, Kenya,Tanzania,Peru and Costa Rica. To learn more and start planning,please visit www.gct.com and www.oattravel.com. Friends enjoying la dolce vita at an open air market in Italy. Visiting iconic sites like the Sydney Opera House is on many travelersbucket lists. Make a list of the places youd like to go.Tips for the Savvy Female TravelerLewis has compiled a host of travel tips gleaned from her lifetime of travel and from the many women who have taken trips with Grand Circle over the years. Women with a passion for travel are resourceful Im always amazed by their expertise and ingenuity. To share this wealth of knowledge,she put together the book Tips for Women Travelers,which is full of practical advice on making the most of your journey. Here are five key tips:Prepare two essential lists for packing and for medical emergencies. Make an itemized list of everything in your checked luggage. Carry it in your purse. If your luggage gets lost,you can quickly reconstruct the information for the airline and insurance company.The other list should cite all your medications,what there for,the name and phone number of your doctor,and prescription numbers.Minimize what you pack. A good rule of thumb is to pack one outfit for every three days of travel. If youre not planning on wearing something at least three times,leave it out.Stay healthy with sleep and hydration. You can bring an inflatable or down pillow to give you added comfort for sleeping. If tap water is unsafe,try a portable water filter or a collapsible water bottle that can be refilled from a clean source.Bring gear that serves more than one function. Dental floss can be used to repair jewelry or hang laundry. Duct tape holds suitcases together,repairs eyeglasses or cameras,and can serve as a bandage in an emergency.Wrap duct tape around a pencil to a one quarter inch diameter,so you dont have to bring a whole roll.Carry a purse,not a satchel. Some museums have size restrictions on purses allowed,so make sure yours is no larger than 8 x 11 inches. To get your free copy of Tips for Women Travelers,call 1-800-2483737,or visit www.gct.com/tips.