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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 02-17-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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C M Y K Friday-Saturday, February 17-18, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 24 | 50 cents 079099401001 H ighLow 82 63C omplete Forecast PAGE 14A A t-storm in spots in the afternoon F orecast Question: Should the FCC end the television blackout rule for professional sports? Next question: Do you think the U.S. will have to conduct military action against Iran before the end of this year? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Charles M. Bishop Age 64 Ted Clay Age 81, of Lake Placid Donald Garrett Age 77, of Sebring Frederick Holmes Age 74, of Lake Placid Phyllis Williams Age 57, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 85.4% No 14.6% Total votes: 96 Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Reviews/Times13B Religion8B Sports On TV2B Index www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, #3 front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 Courtesy photo Lily Tomlin will appear on the SFCC stage on Wednesday, Feb. 29. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Lily Tomlin, one of Americas foremost comediennes, will perform during the Artist Series at South Florida Community College at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts. Throughout her extraordinary entertainment career, Tomlin has received numerous awards, including six Emmys; a Tony for her one-woman Broadway show, Appearing Nitely; a second Tony as best actress, a Drama Desk award and a Grammy for her comedy album, This is a Recording. Tomlin made her television debut in 1966 on The Garry Moore Show and then made several memorable appearances on The Merv Griffin Show, which led to a regular appearance on Music Scene. In December 1969, Tomlin joined the cast of the top-rated Laugh-In and immediately rose to national prominence with her characterizations of Ernestine, the telephone operator, and Edith Ann, the devilish 6-year-old in a giant rocking chair. When Laugh-In left the air, Tomlin went on to co-write and star in six comedy television speLily Tomlin headlines SFCC Artist Series with Feb. 29 performance See TOMLIN, page 3A NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 www.newssun .com Starting strongSebring rumbles p ast Lake Region f or 4th straight w in to open 2 012 season SPORTS, 1B By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYchristopher.tuffley@newssun.com AVON PARK The city c ouncil unanimously approved City Manager J ulian Deleons plan for extending water service int he surrounding area on Tuesday. One step of the plan is to extend a water main around Lake Lotela, which wouldp rovide drinking water to approximately 31 new connections. This water main will also be used in future years to manifold and extendw ater service to other developments, Deleon told the council. Deleon said over 7,000 feet of pipe will be constructed. He expects the city to bring in more than $12,000 a year from water use, and an estimated $90,000 in capacity fees. Deleon told the council that the Lake Lotela project would cost $45,750, with the work done mostly in-house. The other step is to do the same around Lake Olivia providing access to city drinking water to approxiAP to extend water lines Service will circle lakes Lotela, Olivia B y ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Town Council approved an ordinance for pay-for-play fees at theirm eeting on Monday but did not put in place a fee struct ure yet. T he motion to approve the recreational fee ordinance passed 3-1, with DebraW orley casting the dissenting vote. Worley stated in past meeti ngs that she did not support recreational fees and providi ng the venue for an active l ifestyle was part of what a town was supposed to do. The majority of the counc il, led by member Steve Bastardi, stressed that the maintenance of the recre-a tional parks and facilities was being supported by a s mall amount of town taxp ayers while users of the facilities were from a much larger population in thes outhern portion of Highlands County. I dont think the Lake P lacid taxpayer should pay for a county person to play a s port. Let those who use the p arks help pay for the upkeep, Bastardi said. Worley stood firm in her a ssertion that she did not support fees. I dont believe in them; I d ont think there is any way Lake Placid recreation fee passes $4-plus per gallon? Experts say get readyFounding FathersA look at our countrys f irst six presidents PAGE1 4BLots of lootD rug bust leads to large s tash of stolen items PAGE2 AArson arrestW oman jailed after fire s ends 2 to hospital PAGE2 A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Gasoline prices have been rising for the last month, on average about 19 cents per gallon. Recent reports predict the rise will continue, with a gallon costing an additional 60 cents by May. Sebring local Jim Lashley, filling his vintage VWBeetle at the Raceway Station Thursday, is among many unhappy drivers. Its ridiculous, he said. I just came back from Georgia and gas is 10 cents a gallon cheaper there. It wont get better until we get rid of (President Obama. Then theyll start drilling and build the pipeline. Its ridiculous for senior citizens. They cant afford it. It hurts them hard. Lashley, a past commander at the VFWPost 4300, has two cars. The 1965 Beetle which gets 35 miles to the gallon and costs about $21 to fill, and a Lincoln which gets about 18 miles per gallon around town and costs $85 to fill. The News-Sun spoke with Mike Breard, an energy analyst with Hodges Capital, a mutual fund management company in Dallas, to discuss the reasons why gasoline prices are rising so quickly. The petroleum industry is very competitive, Breard said, and subject to impacts ranging from world events, recovery costs, increasing Gas expected to rise 60 cents by May In the long term, prices have to go up. Four dollars a gallon is actually a good price.MIKEBREARD energy analyst See GAS, page 5A See REC, page 7A See WATER, page 7A N ews-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Jim Lashley laughs Thursday morning as he explains that it costs about $21.30 to fill up his vintage VW Beetle, just a fraction of what he pays to gas up his other car, which is a Lincoln.

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C M Y K Bob Sandri is a kind man. But when it comes to the death of his son, he doesntm ince words. He was killed by a vicious enemy, Sandri told the Unknown Soldiers. It takes a particularly ruthless foe to fire rockets at a medical facility, which is w hat happened in Fallujah, Iraq, on March 20, 2004, a ccording to the military. On that terrible day, Sgt. Matthew Sandri, 24, a combat medic, was killed alongside Lt. Col. Mark Taylor,4 1, an Army surgeon and fellow 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper. As he grew up playing Army men with his cousins,M att loved everybody Just like his mother and his grandparents, Matt didnt have an enemy in the world, his dad said. Had you met him, you would probably have liked him instantly Whenever he saw kids being picked on, Matt would stick up for them. He brought this same spirit to the military as a soldier serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, where terrorists and tyrants spent decades intimidating innocent civilians. Matt detested bullies, B ob said. Matt was waiting to start jump school training at Georgias Fort Benning when the 9/11 attackss tunned the nation. After graduation, the paratrooper quickly deployed to southern Afghanistan, where he would help set up a trauma center in the insurgent hotbed of Kandahar. e didnt know for sure that Matt (would deploy quick, Bob said. But as an American, you realize somebodys gotta do it. On the combat medics first battlefield support mission in the summer of 2002, Matt and his fellow troops experienced a life-threaten-i ng situation that eventually became a hallmark of terrorist activity in Afghanistan and Iraq. They drove over an improvised explosive device. There was just this huge e xplosion under the vehicle, the soldiers father r ecalls his son explaining. It wounded a couple of soldiers and banged up the translator The bravery Matt disp layed during the harrowing incident endeared him to his unit. Yet whenever he called his parents, the soldier Page 2ANews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com pib 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 Feb. 14 293738394244x:2Next jackpot $6 millionFeb. 11 1811204752x:5 Feb. 8 31220223152x:2 Feb. 15 39262931 Feb. 14 1251535 Feb. 13 618253435 Feb. 12 610212835 Feb. 15 (n 4061 Feb. 15 (d 4611 Feb. 14 (n 9095 Feb. 14 (d 2458 Feb. 15(n 82 8 Feb. 15 (d 923 Feb. 14(n 338 Feb. 14 (d 848 Feb. 14 69173620 Feb. 10 627344414 Feb. 7 121325396 Feb. 3 1520233517 Feb. 14 35102627 PB: 27Next jackpot $61 millionFeb. 11 34182950 PB: 20 Feb. 8 1728383951 PB: 33 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center B y BARRYFOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING Officials of the Avon Park Jaycees are looking for volunteers to help with their biggest fund raiser oft he year: running Club Patron at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring. The facility will be open to the public beginning Thursday of Race Week, with proceeds to go to Jaycee projects,i ncluding the annual Avon Park Independence Day fireworks display. e need bartenders, cash handlers, ID and door people and support personnel, said Ian Belanger, who runs thec lub in the Spring Break Party Zone. Volunteers must be at least 21 years o f age. Those who donate their time and energy will receive a cool uniform Tequila Patron T-shirt and a four-day superticket for this years Race. It is a cooperative effort between the A von Park Jaycees and Tequila Patron, who is the presenting sponsor of the American LeMans Series, one of the sanctioning bodies at this years 12 Hours. Club Patrn at the 12 Hours of Sebring is truly a win-win for everyone. The Avon Park Jaycees always have a great time andearn a nice profit for the organization. It also gives us an opportunity to showcase to race fans our high-quality P atrn tequila, Ultimat vodka, and Pyrat rum cocktails, saidMatt Carroll, Chief Marketing Officer at The Patrn Spirits Company. Carroll said the Jayceeshave b eenwonderful to work with andarelooking forward to another successful year working together at this years Race. In addition to shifts on Thursday t hrough Saturday, Bellanger said they need special help on Sunday for cleanup duty. Those wishing more information or who want to sign up may contactB elanger at 269-207-4542 or at ian@iabbelanger.com/. Jaycees seeking Club Patron volunteers for annual Race Week fund raiser Watching over us Courtesy photo U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew Sandri, 24, served in both Afghanistan and Iraq as an 82nd A irborne Division combat medic before his March 20, 2004, death in Fallujah, Iraq. COMMUNITYBRIEFS News-Sun staffSEBRING Awoman is in the Highlands County jail facing arson charges after a fire that sent two people to the hospital early Wednesday. According to a Highlands County Sheriffs Office press release, at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday Highlands County Consolidated Dispatch received a call from Florida Hospital Heartland Division staff that they were treating two people for burns sustained in a house fire. The fire victims were identified as Jose Manuel Menendez and his wife Mirtha Caridad Menendez, both of 3815 Castile Ave. in Sebring. Deputies responded to the home and found the front lawn still on fire. Deputy Louis Ramos put the fire out and after the fire department arrived on scene, Ramos continued into the house to check for additional victims. Through the heavy black smoke in the interior of the residence, Ramos found no additional victims. Maria Elena Sanchez, 43, also of 3815 Castile Ave., has been arrested and charged with arson of the first degree (occupied dwelling nection with this case. The investigation is continuing and further charges may be forthcoming. Anyone with information on this fire is requested to call the HCSO Criminal Investigations Unit at 863-402-7250. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477 Woman jailed for arson in fire that injures two See SOLDIER, page 7A Americana, Bluegrass at Recreation ClubSEBRING Mountain M emories Traditional Americana and Bluegrass Music will perform at the Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave.,f rom 6-8 p.m. today. Concession will be availa ble at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person. Call 385-2966 fori nformation.T.J. & The Cruisers play SaturdayA VON PARK T.J. & The Cruisers will be playing at Duffers Sports Grille f rom 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday. This local fourp iece band plays a variety of rock, blues and classic dance tunes. There is no cover charge. Hit songwriter Rick A rnold will besinging country and original hitsfrom 6-9 p.m. today with Southern Style Entertainment providing music for dancing and singing from 9 p.m. to 1a .m. There is no charge for a ny musical entertainment at Duffers, 2451 U.S. 27 South. For more details, call 452-6339.Shrine Ladies host card partyAVON PARK The Ladies of the HighlandsS hrine Club will host a l uncheon and card party from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at 2604 State Road 17 South. Donation i s $7 each. The event is open t o players of bridge, cards, games, etc. For reservations, call 3 86-1939.Peter Graves Orchestra plays for Dance ClubS EBRING The Highlands Social Dance C lub hosts dancing from 7 9:30 p.m. today at theS enior Center on Sebring Parkway. H ave fun and dance the night away to the music o f the Peter Graves Orchestra. B ring your own beverage; i ce provided. Soft drinks, hamburgers and sandwiches are available at the snack bar Admission is $5 for m embers and $7 for nonmembers. Appropriate dress is required. For more information, call 385-6671.Cornerstone Hospice cuts ribbon todayS EBRING The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting ceremony for C ornerstone Hospices ne w l ocation will take place at 4 p.m. today with a ribbon cutting and refreshments t o follow. C ontinued on page 8A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Volunteers are needed to work in the Jaycees Club Patron at during Race Week. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Adrug b ust in Avon Park led authorities to discover a large cache of stolen items l ast week.. Members of the H ighlands County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit served a search warrant at 816 S. Palmer Ave. in Avon Parki nvolving alleged narcotics violations on Feb. 8. As a result of this investigation Robert Windell Harvey, 46, Christina Marie Harvey,4 2, and Kristin Noelle Shepard, 40, all of that a ddress, were arrested on various drug related charges. In the process of this arrest, detectives discov-e red what appeared to be various items of stolen property, HCSO spokesperson Nell Hays said in a press release. More than 250 items were taken into evidence by HCSO detectives with the assistance of the Avon Park Police Department, Hays said. Computers, laptops, computer screens, firearms, cell phones and Blackberry phones, various types of GPS units, video games, iPods and iPads, TVs, cameras, camcorders, DVD players, amplifiers and speakers, jewelry, coins, wallets, tools and equipment, games even an air conditioner unit and a Honda motorcycle were among the items taken from the scene, Hays reported. Many of the property articles have been confirmed as stolen property. Detectives are still in the process of comparing other items with prior burglary and theft reports in an effort to solve these cases and return property to the rightful owners, Hays said. This was a good example of cooperation between the APPD and the sheriffs department, said Cmdr. Jason Lister of the Avon Park Police Department on Thursday. There was a lot of stuff. We have been working a lot of burglaries, as were the sheriffs office, and we found a lot of stuff there, Lister said. The joint investigation led us to that place, which was where you exchanged Stash of stolen items located 3 charged in drug raid that led to find See STOLEN, page 5A

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C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING EAA C hapter 1240 had extra reason to celebrate at their monthly pancake breakfast this past weekend. The Experimental Aircraft A ssociation, known in the aviation community as EAA, was founded in 1953 and is based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Each summerO shkosh is the home of the World's largest Fly-in Convention, AirVenture. On Saturday, EAAChapter 1240, on behalf of the Young Eagles, accepted a $1,500 check presented by the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo during the monthly pancake breakfast. These funds, raised by an aircraft auction held during the 8th annual Expo this past January, will be used towards the building fund of local EAAChapter 1240 and the Young Eagles. Sebring's local EAA Chapter 1240 is very involved in youth aviation education, and place their major focus on the EAA Young Eagles program. Young Eagles is designed to give young people their first experience in flight in a small aircraft. Since its inception in 1992, an estimated 1.6 million Young Eagles have experienced their first flight through this program. Members of the local EAAChapter 1240 m ake this happen by using their own airplanes, normally s upported with free fuel by the Sebring Regional Airport, to take youngsters on their first flight. To date, over the past few years, hundreds ofl ocal young people have been introduced to aviation. Local EAAChapter 1240 normally sponsors two dedicated days each year to tak-i ng young people for their first flight. Additionally, the second Saturday of each month the Sebring Regional Airport hosts a pancake breakfast and local EAA C hapter 1240 uses the morning to also give flights for y oung and upcoming aviation enthusiast. Chapter 1240 currently operates out of a hangar provided by the Sebring Regional Airport,a nd for some time has sought to construct a dedicated building for this purpose. At the AvBid Aircaft Auction, John Leenhouse,i ncoming President of Sun N Fun in Lakeland, outlasted all other bidders to take home a Garmin 756 with the funds forwarded to the local Young Eagles Chapter. By NEILSIMPSON S pecial to the News-SunS EBRING The Tanglewood Residents Cancer Benefit was started by Myron and Linda Pickering back in 2000. Theyw ere avid fans of Bob Weeds music and trivia show and asked him to play for their first gathering in the Outback at Tanglewood. W eed refused to accept payment and so began the annual event that has raised more than $315,000 for cancer research. His efforts have been appreciated through they ears. ASebring resident for a lmost 30 years, Weed was born and raised in the little town of Saegertown, Pa.A fter a tour of duty in the armed forces, Weed returned h ome for a few years before managing a cement factory in the Middle East very briefly.W hen offered the job as general manager of WSEB and WSKP, now WITS and 105.7, Weed and his wife of 41 years, Kathie, left the colda nd snow behind and moved to Sebring where they raised two daughters and a son. In the late s, Weed was asked several times to DJs ock hops. When he eventually relented, the Bob Weed Live show was born. He started with reel to reel tapes, graduated to cassette and now has more than 10,000s ongs on hard drive to accommodate any request. W eed admits that, as the trivia host, hes much like Alex Trebek on Jeopardy. Hes eems to know more than he really does. Weed takes the t ime to research all of the trivia that he uses to ensure the answers are accurate. H aving grown up poor, Weed is now a senior citizen who has never been wealthy but has always had plenty of food on the table and enough stuff. With three children and five grandchildren, family is extremely important to him. He doesnt have time for negativity. Lifes too short.H e likes to see people laugh and have fun and is thrilled when his show helps them to do so. Like most, Weed has been impacted by cancer. His wifeK athie has battled skin cancer and he lost his grandfat her to cancer. When he cranks up the volume to play for a clubhousef ull of Tanglewooders on Feb. 21, Weed will be having a s much fun as those gathered in the hall. He modestly s tates that he is just one of hundreds of volunteers worki ng to make the Cancer Benefit a success. He realizes that for many of the survivorsp resent this will be another outlet helping them to deal w ith their cancer. For other volunteers, working together f or a common cause is what motivates them. W hen the day is done, Weed wont be focused on how much money has beenr aised. Rather, hell be pleased to know that We did g ood! www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 3A LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black; 2/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 2 2 WILKES, W. ROY (P.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 7 7 Courtesy photo Like many others, Bob Weeds life has been impacted by cancer but thats not the only reason he enjoys helping the Tanglewood Residents Cancer Benefit each year. He will p lay for a clubhouse full of residents on Feb. 21. Weed donates time, music to Tanglewood cancer fight Young Eagles get boost in quest for building Courtesy photo (From left) Zach Flynn, Landon Davis, Clayton Main, John Rousch (aerospace instructor), Rhoni Gavagni, Taylor Allcorn, Jerry Reed, Lucas Munoz of EAA Chapter 1240 accept a $1,500 check for their building fund. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comL AKE PLACID Lake Placids Town Council voted 4-0 Monday night to approve an interlocal agreement to acquire two utilitiesf rom the county. The agreement includes Placid Utilities and Highway Park Utilities and calls for the town to pay off the current Bank of America debt, to be calculated at thec losing, and reimburse the county $18,450 originally s pent from the countys general fund. The town agreed to keep the rates at their current level and phase in anyc hanges over a five-year period from the date of closing. The town also agreed to purchase a 200,000-gallont ake for the Placid Utilities, which include the Tomoka Heights development, to bring the capacity up to par for water storage and treatment. The town conceded not to extend any potable water into the county without added necessary fire suppression via fire hydrants as stipulated in county code. Fire protection was a major factor to the negotiations, according to Town Attorney Bert J. Harris III, and is the reason for the agreement has been bantered back and forth for over a year. The interlocal agreement still has to be approved by the county commission, at that point the utilities will be handed over to the town within 120 days. The transfer is part of the Highlands County Comprehensive plan and the council was happy to see the agreement move forward. Now the ball is in the countys court, said councilman Steve Bastardi. County Commission C hairman Jack Richie addressed the town council M onday, and assured members the transfer of the systems were heading towards cautious closure. There are issues still in t here that need to be addressed and have not gone away. However, they are not insurmountable, Richie said. R ichie stated that his voice did not include approval or disapproval for the interlocal agreement, but promised as the chairman the agreement would make it to the agenda. Richie addressed the issue of fire flow, which was a major area of contention between the county and city requirements. It has to be right, Richie stressed. e are more than willing to abide what you guys decide is the standard for the county, council member Debra Worley said. This agreement puts the county in the driver seat for fire flow, now or 30 years from now, said Bastardi. This is a start to make each municipality responsible for their own water utilities, Richie said. It is time for the policy makers to make some decisions and move forward here, said councilman Ray Royce. Placid and Highway Utilities transfer to LP moves closer It is time for the policy makers to make some decisions and move f orward here.RAYROYCE t own council member c ials: The Lily Tomlin Show (1973), Lily (1973), Lily (1975Tomlin (1975 (1981P resident? (1982 which she won three Emmy awards and a Writers Guild of America award. T omlin made her Broadway debut in the 1977 play, Appearing Nitely, which included such favorites as Ernestine and Judith Beasley, theC alumet City housewife, and Trudy the bag lady. Appearing Nitely was later adapted as both an album and an HBOS pecial. Tomlin next appeared on Broadway in 1 985 in a year-long run of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. The Broadway success was followed by ac oast-to-coast, 14-city tour that spanned four and a h alf years. She has guest starred on numerous televisions hows, such as Homicide, X-Files a nd Will and Grace, and played the boss for two years on the popular CBSs eries, Murphy Brown. She is also heard as the voice of the science t eacher Ms. Frizzle on the popular childrens animate d series, The Magic School Bus, for which she was awarded an Emmy. In 2002, Tomlin joined the cast of the hitN BC series, The West Wing. Recently, she made several guest appearances on Desperate Housewives as Roberta McCluskey. This performance is s ponsored by Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center. Tickets range from $40 to $60 and may be purchased online at http://performances.south-f lorida.edu. Tickets may also be purchased by calling the SFCC Box Office at 863-784-7178 or by visiting the SFCC BoxO ffice, Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., located in the front of the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 West College Drive, Avon Park. C ontinued from page 1A Tomlin to take SFCC s tage

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C M Y K That doesnt mean, however, that it will be easy to accomplish. T he county is to be complimented in beginning work on a recycling program early. It c reated a County Recycling Selection Committee that has been at work for two years. T he countys original plan was to have 40 percent of s olid waste regularly recycled by the end of this year (2012 and 75 percent by 2020, thed eadline set by the state legislature. It is now clear, howeve r, that the first goal will not be met. Part of the problem is a lack of response from recycling companies. By the Jan. 26d eadline, out of seven possible candidates, only one subm itted a bid Choice Environmental, which already has the solid waste haulingc ontract with the county. According to members of the selection committee and county staff members, there isc oncern about signing a contract with Choice, however, because it experienced finan-c ial difficulties following its capital investment to win the regular waste hauling con-t ract. It has since been bought by a larger solid waste management company, which stabilized the financial problems. T here are also questions, however, regarding the fairn ess of the bidding process itself, as Choice has an advantage because it holds that regular hauling contract. Other companies have told t he county that they would not be able to make money with t he recycling contract alone especially because the prices for recycled goods risea nd fall with availability and d emand. We do not see that Choice has an unfair advantage over other companies it won its hauling contract through then ormal bidding process and had offered a recycling package at the time. Setting up a long-term program, no matter who is inc harge, will be a daunting challenge. Creating new programs always are. T hat is why we urge caution in these early days. 2020 may seem a long way out, bute ight years can fly by faster than expected. The key will b e to have a smooth process well in place before then. Investing time at this end doing the necessary homework will benefit us all at t he other end. We do have to be careful, however, to be sure our questions pertain to the job itself and what a contractor willn eed to accomplish it. The last thing we need to d o is to wander needlessly into a maze of complications, creating problems where theyd o not exist. ANOTHERVIEWPOINT 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 8 63-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELE ditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com A DVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com C IRCULATIONT ONY MCCOWANE xt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page 4ANews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com S ometimes, the very thing that could serve to become our demise becomes our path-w ay to victory when we choose to face it head-on and humble ourselves long enough to askf or a little help from the Almighty. Moses had his RedS ea, George Washington his Valley Forge, and BarackO bama has his 2012 reelection campaign. M oses lifted his eyes and his staff toward heaven while George Washingtonb owed his head and bent his knee. And, Barack Obama? W hy ask for help when you can take matters into your own hands by assuming the role of the Almighty? This attitude was on full displayr ecently, when Obama attempted to drum up the f emale vote by forcing religious employers to dole out contraceptives despite theirc onvictions. In 2008, women outvoted m en for Obama by 7 percent (or 56 to 49 won the unmarried female v ote by 70 percent and 56 percent of females overall but those numbers have been moving in the wrong direction ever since. O verall, Obama's approval numbers have inched upward to put him in a more favorable position for re-election. Nonetheless,s tatistics from a Gallup poll indicate the female voter b lock is up for grabs come November. The weeklyp residential approval poll by Gallup (broken down demographically by age, marital status, church attendance, region, race, educa-t ion, monthly income, party identification, ideology, and gender) should give everyone reason for pause. Since the 70 percent a pproval number that peaked February, 2009, female approval numbers plummeted to 52 percent in February 2010, 49 percent in February 2011, and to 48 percent last week. (The multiple-year poll can be viewed online at www.gallup.com/poll/file/1 22465/obama-weekly-jobapproval-by-demographics100301.xlsx.) These numbers shed some light as to why the administration would suddenly toss a false female rights contraception issue into the mix without anticipating the blowback. The real issue at hand is that the president intentionally stomped on the Constitution's Free Exercise Clause that inhibits the federal government from interference in church matters. It matters little that the administration recently compromised on its stance by placing the onus of offering free contraceptives on insurance companies rather than religious o rganizations. This so-called compromise was moot in that many religious organizations area lso self-insured, henceforth placing them in a darnedif-you-do-darnedif-you-don't posit ion to either compromise on their beliefs or get outo f the insurance business altogether. In the end, liberals getw hat liberals want, and the rest of us are left to clean u p the mess. Most troubling is that so few people are keen enought o notice the prowling lion roaming about: The contrac eption issue is eerily similar to the Obamacare discussion (not began with the faux assertion of a looming nationalc risis. Obama and the Democratic-controlled C ongress offered the electorate variant versions (orally and written) ofO bamacare to the point that everyone forgot about r eal issues at hand like the failing economy. Democrats wanted to talk about healthc are, and so they talked about healthcare, and they talked, and talked and talked. Like a nagging wife who refuses to take no fora n answer, Democrats wore us down to the point that everyone was relieved when it was finally over without fully understanding ther amifications. With a self-appointed higher-than-theConstitution authority,D emocrats began, controlled and ended the healthcare discussion, (mandate ation for the majority ofA mericans who stood (and remain) in stark opposition to Obamacare. And they are doing the same thing to us again, butt his time they say it is about contraception and after that, it will be about something else because this is what happens when the federal government tosses aside the Constitution and crosses into territory the Constitution was meant to protect. Unless the Supreme Court deems Obamacare unconstitutional, all Americans, regardless of their religion (or irreligion), will have their own version of the Red Sea to cross. And if Barack Obama is still in charge, it might be smart to bring along your scuba gear. Susan Stamper Brown is an opinion page columnist, motivational speaker and military advocate who writes about politics, the military, the economy and culture. Email writestamper@gmail.com or her website at susanstamperbrown.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Barack Obama the almighty conjures up the female vote Guest Column Susan S tamper Brown I am an adopted son. I am a very lucky adopted son. And as an adopted son I want all adoptees like me to have the same wonderful adoptive parents I was lucky enough to have. My biological mother was an unmarried young woman from Ohio who had an affair with a married man. It was 1945 my biological father was in the Army and was shipped off to France to fight in the war while my mother went to California to give birth to me. My mother made the painful decision to put me up for adoption. Thankfully, I was adopted by none other than the actor Ronald Reagan and his then-wife Jane Wyman. No youngster ever had more loving parents, despite their divorce. Unlike me, however, many never find a loving permanent home. They grow up in a group home, or are shuffled from foster home to foster home. Tragically the majority of children who age out of foster care are not equipped to live as productive adults. Statistics show that they are less likely to graduate from high school. They are less likely to be employed and, even when they are employed, are more likely to have jobs that do not pay a living wage. Moreover, they are more likely to experience violence, homelessness and mental illness. And they are more likely to fall victim to substance abuse and to be incarcerated. Females are more likely to have unwanted pregnancies. Our nation's foster children deserve better. They deserve the chance to be properly prepared for adulthood. Jimmy Wayne country music singer, child advocate and my friend brought to my attention two bills now before the Tennessee Legislature HB 2337 in the House and SB 2199 in the Senate, which will allow youth in Tennessee to stay in foster care until the age of 21. As a national advocate for children, I strongly support this legislation and encourage all members of the Tennessee General Assembly to vote in support of it. Children are often the real victims of divorce when parents, once apparently devoted to each other, suddenly become enemy camps with fathers on one side and mothers on the other. Tragically the children are sometimes forced to take sides in the marital combat, estranging themselves from one of their parents, perhaps forever. In such an atmosphere, what should have been a loving home can be transformed into a field of strife. Children deserve better. Even foster children in good situations need more time to get their lives on track. Join me in supporting an effort that will help make a difference. 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 email comments to Reagan@caglecartoons.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Make a difference for foster children Making Sense Michael Reagan EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your l etter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automaticallyr ejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody.L etters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 3851954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. To make sure the editor ial pages arent dominate d by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. Be thorough, but keep moving forward on recycling In a world where raw resources cost more every year, and in some cases are dwindling, the states goal of recycling 75 percent of its solid waste by 2020 is wise and necessary.

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C M Y K TALLAHASSEE (AP L egislation moving quickly in the Republican-controlled Legislature would let parents trigger the turnover of failing public schools to private management. House Education Committee Chairman Bill Proctor, a St. Augustine Republican, rammed it through his panel without debate just before time ran out on a meeting Thursday. The bill (HB 1191) is being pushed by an organization founded by former Washington, D.C., public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee, who has advised Gov. Rick Scott. In Washington, she angered teacher unions and even parent groups with her push to close schools, fire teachers, and get rid of tenure. The bill is opposed by Democrats and the Florida PTAand other parent groups. Its now ready for floor action in the House. Asimilar Senate bill (SB 1718 one more committee stop.Scott watches staged accidentHAVANA Gov. Rick Scott and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater braveda rainy morning for a firsthand look at a few of the kind of staged automobile accidents that costs Floridians millions of dollars on their insurance bills. The governor and CFO w itnessed a live demonstration Thursday at a law enforcement academy near Tallahassee. Scott wants the Florida Legislature to eliminate the fraud that haunts the states Personal Injury Protection system. Florida leads the nation in staged accidents and abuse of the PIPsystem. Lawmakers passed PIP coverage in 1972 to make sure anyone hurt in an automobile wreck could seek timely medical treatment. The legislation required a drivers insurance company pay up to $10,000 to cover medical bills and lost wages after an accident no matter whos at fault. CHARLES BISHOP Charles M. Bishop, May 8, 1947 February1 3, 2012. Aloving husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather has passed. He served in the U.S. A rmy, 82nd and 101st Airborne. During his service in the Vietnam War, he received three Purple Hearts, among many otherc ombat medals. Rest In Peace, Our Hero. TED CLAY Ted Norris C lay, 81, of Lake Placid, Fla., passed a way Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, in Sebring. He was born April 16, 1930, toN orris M. and Hulda (Niemi, M ass., and had been a resident of Sebring since 1981, coming from Virginia. Hew as a member of the Highland Park H omeowners Association, the Elks, VFW, American Legion and Highland Park Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as chief.H e was a colonel in U.S. Air Force, serving from 1 951 to 1980 in both the Korean War and Vietnam War. He was a basic anda dvanced pilot; pilot instructor and test pilot for n umerous aircraft, including the C5A; Combat Crew TNG; maintenance tech o fficer on the C5Aand aerospace maintenance director for 12 years. During his career he was awarded the Legion ofM erit; Meritorious Service Medal; Air Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; Air ForceL ongevity Service Award with one Silver Oak Leaf C luster and one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster; NationalD efense Service Medal with Star; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; Air Force Presidential Unit Citation; United NationsS ervice Medal and Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. He is survived by his wife, June D. Clay of LakeP lacid; daughters, Krista Lynn (Ed, Abilene, Texas; Katherine Dawn Clay, Lake Placid and Lisa Jane Clay, Meridian, Idaho; sons, Michael Norris (Karen, Old Town, Fla. and Mark Douglas Clay, Lawton, Okla.; 14 grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com DONALD E. GARRETT Donald E. Garrett, 77, of Sebring passed away Tuesday, Feb. 07, 2012. He is survived by daughter, Janett Garrett; sister, Eileen (Roy Pytel; nephews, nieces, and fiance, Judy Schmidtmann. He was a member of several motor cycle clubs. FREDERICK HOLMES Frederick S. Holmes, 74, of Lake Placid went to be with his Lord on Sunday morning, Feb. 12, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Dec. 5, 1937 in Hackensack, N.J. to parents Charles C. and Anna (Kay Holmes. He served his country for seven years in the U.S. Army Reserves. He moved to Lake Placid 38 years ago from Richfield Park, N.J. and was a retired lineman working with Florida Power and later with Florida Power and Light.H e served as a volunteer firefighter, both in New Jersey and was the first fire chief with the Placid Lakes Volunteer Fire DepartmentM r. Holmes was of the Christian faith, who enjoyed boating, fishing, flying as a private pilot and loved social events with hisf amily and friends as well as spending time woodworking, making toys and games for his grandchildren. F rederick is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Elaine; sons, Frederick Jr.,a nd Daniel Holmes (Lisa three grandchildren, Constance Doty (JimD aniel Jr., and Melissa Pearce (Cole g reat-grandchildren, Eli, Garrett and Briley. Avisitation for family a nd friends will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, F eb. 16, 2012 with a service to celebrate Mr. Holmes life beginning at 11 a.m. at the Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd.,L ake Placid with Ft. Michael Cannon celebrati ng. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations in Mr. Holmes memory bem ade to the American Cancer Society, Winn-Dixie H ope Lodge, 2121 SW16th St., Gainesville, FL32608. Words of comfort to the f amily and a video tribute of Mr. Holmes can be seen by visiting, scottfuneralservices.com. P HYLLIS WILLIAMS Phyllis Boardman Williams, 57, of Sebring passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Mrs. Williamsw as born Nov.14, 1954 in Avon Park and has lived in t his area all of her life. She was a graduate of AvonP ark High School where she participated in the band and as a majorette. She is a member of Highlands Community Church wheres he was in the prayer group. She had worked as a certified nurses assistant and phlebotomist for Dr. Maxwell and was a mem-b er of the West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department Womens Auxiliary and the American Association of Medical Assistants. Survivors include her loving husband of 40 years, Mell; children, Fran (Larry Joe) Bennett of Morganton, Ga., Pete (ShylaWilliams of Columbia, Miss. and Mellanie Williams of Sebring; brothers, Robert Boardman of Avon Park and Cline Albritton of Zolfo Springs; sister, Charlotte Truitt of Sebring; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. There will be a gathering for family and friends on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 7-9 p.m at Highlands Community Church, 3005 New Life Way, Sebring, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 17 from 1-2:30 p.m., friends and family can again come together before the Celebration of Life Service begins at 3 p.m., also at Highlands Community Church. There will be a graveside memorial immediately following the Celebration of Life Service at Lakeview Memorial Garden. Online condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com" www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 5A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 4 4 2 2 0 0 MARTIAL ARTS (pp top rhp ; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 4 4 3 3 8 8 24/7; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 2/17/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 4 4 Courtesy photo M atthew Wacaster, 19, sings his heart out on the song Midnight Cry during The Wacaster Family benefit concert d one Feb. 10 at the Grogan Center of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Avon Park. As he did this grand finale, he went out into the crowd to sing to them. His mother, H ope, and father, Darren, joined him on stage. The conc ert was done to raise money for Ridge Area Arc. The Wacasters are award-winning Nashville recording artists who sing a variety of country and southern gospel music. OB ITUARIES Garrett mately 70 homes. Again, the new water main would be used in the future to extend water service to streets that physically connect to the Lake Olivia right of way. The project will cost $46,000. The new pipeline should boost city revenues by $25,000 a year in water use, and more than $180,000 a year from capacity fees. Deleon told the council the city has the funds on hand fort he projects because the cons truction improvements withi n Crystal Lake came in under budget. At the same time Deleon asked the council to approve a finance agreement between new customers and the city. As we expand our utility system, Deleon wrote the council recommend-i ng approval, the connection fees and impact/capacity fees are often times a significant burden fora ny future customer to fund in full. For example, connecting a typical three-bedroom home that requires am eter tap costs a bit more than $3,000 within city limits, and almost $4,000 outside. The finance agreement between the property owner a nd the city will be recorded as a municipal utility lien with the county clerk, using the improved property as collateral, Deleon toldt he council. The financed amount will be paid back to the city over 240 equal paymentsa s added to the monthly utility bill with an interest rate of 5 percent. If the property sells prior t o the end of the finance term, the city lien will be satisfied by the title closing company in full. The finance agreement will not be transferable. R ates and fees for conne ctions and water vary, depending on whether a property in within city limits or not, howm uch capacity will be needed, how much water is actually used and if a meter has to be installed. In a state-led effort to encourage waterc onservation, the cost of water rises with use. Capacity is determined by how many bedrooms a residence has more bedroomsi ndicating more people using water. Deleon said it will take approximately 30 days for construction to begin. The work itself should take about 180 days. Continued from page 1A Water lines to be extended around AP D eleon s tolen goods for money. We are working diligently, along with the sheriffso ffice, to return the property to the rightful owners, Lister added. This investigation was huge in identifying other offenders who are usingd rugs to steal and trade stolen property from burg laries to support their substance abuse habits; but most importantly trying toa ssist our victims in returning their property, Sheriff Susan Benton said. As this investigation continues, additional charges related to this property will be made on a case by case basis, Hays said A nyone with information on this property is asked to c all the HCSO Criminal Investigations Unit at 4027250. Anyone who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward isa sked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800226-TIPS (8477 at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. Continued from page 2A to charge and make it fair f or everybody, Worley said. The ordinance had changed several times during the public discussion,w hich started in 2010, and even the final reading was a ltered by Councilman Ray Royce before adoption. Royce asked that tot p arks, common areas, beaches and children play a reas to be exempted from a fee structure and language to that effect be added to t he ordinance before it p assed. My intent was to bring t his forward for using ball fields and such, Royce said. My perception was that we were going to have a whole different discussiono n pavilions, beaches and such. T he ordinance includes all play fields, concession stands owned by the citya nd Lake June Park. The council is asking for r ecommendations and input on the actual fee structure and plan to address that i ssue at its next meeting. Continued from page 1A Rec fees approved in LP, but rate not set Stolen items found during drug bust Wacasters perform Bill would let parents decide schools fate In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096 24/7 Food Court/Fuel4200 Hwy 27 N Sebring EBT 402-0013$9.95 $2.00 One Whole ChickenHOT & READY 8 pc, 2 sides & 4 Honey Biscuits2Large Juicy Chicken TendersHOT & READY & a Honey BiscuitLove Buggs Car WashWashes starting at $5.00 Open Sunup to Sundown 7 DaysTHE BEST CAR WASH EQUIPMENT IN THE STATEFREE Vacuums Gas Discount with Car Wash4200 Hwy 27 N, Sebring (next to Musselmans)

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 7A JD FINANCIAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 2/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 0 0 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 88349 liqour; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 6 6 Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun refused to brag about his battlefield accomplishments. He wanted to hear about what was going on at home ... what was going on with his buddies, Bob said. After returning from Afghanistan, the soldier was back at North CarolinasF ort Bragg for only about six months before deploying t o Iraq. It was Fallujah in 2003, and they saw more casualties than they wanted to, Bob said. S gt. Sandri, whose deployment was extended into the spring of 2004, was working in the same type of trauma center he helped setu p in Afghanistan when insurgent rockets smashed into the building. Despite frantic efforts to revive him and Dr. Taylor, the soldiers, who were in Iraq to care for the wounded, died of their injuries. The Sandris were coming home from church when they saw a military messenger waiting on their front porch in Shamokin, Pa. Nearly eight years after Bob stopped his car in the middle of the street, where the soldier delivered the dreadful news, that tragic day often still feels like seconds ago to Bob, Annette, and Matts three siblings. ou wake up in the morning, and its the first thing you think about, the Gold Star father said. At night, its the last thing you think about before you go to bed. Since thousands of supporters filled a huge auditorium and lined Pennsylvania streets, there have been many more honors for the Sandri family. Responding toa letter from Matts youngest sister, Lydia, President George W. Bush quietly invited the family to an event in New York and then the White House just before leaving office in January 2009. While Bob deeply appreciated the presidents kindness, one honor stands above the rest. In 2008, the Taylor/Sandri Medical Training Center, which the 82nd Airborne Divisionn amed in honor of the fallen heroes, opened at Fort Bragg. Thats very special to me, Bob said. Since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 6,000 American troops have died in Afghanistan and Iraq. Sgt. Matthew Sandri served withh onor in both countries. As his father goes to sleep every night seeing his oldest sons face, he believes the fallen watch over the nation they died to protect. I didnt lose Matt, he said. I know where Matt is. To find out more about Tom S ileo or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.cre-a tors.com. Continued from page 2A HIB 3x10.5 color 00017073 demand, environmental rules a nd seasonal driving habits. B reard said part of the problem is perception. Gas stations post their prices where everyone can see them every day. The result isa high awareness of price c hanges. If milk or O.J. prices were as prominently displayed, youd be getting the same kind of reaction, he said, because prices for those commodities have risen as sharply. In the long term, prices have to go up, he said. Lower prices discourage new technology or exploration because they are not cost e ffective. Four dollars a gallon is actually a good price. There are, however, real pressures on the industry. For example, higher demand. India and China, he s aid, are rapidly growing a middle class, which is buying cars, creating a entirely n ew market. He added that in China 75 percent of car b uyers are buying a vehicle f or the first time. In 2009, C hina became the worlds s econd largest consumer of oil. The United States is first. Electrical service is expanding too, which requires more fuel for power p lants. A t the same time, oil is becoming more difficult to retrieve, and the operationsm ore expensive. Drilling is being done in 10,000 feet of w ater. The cost to build a platform alone is $1 billion. Some older fields are depleted, or nearly so. Mexico and Alaska have alreadyr emoved roughly half the petroleum from some of t heir fields. Political unrest also contributes. Not just with Irana nd the Straits of Hormuz, but also in places like Libya, s till reeling from its civil war. The United States does n ot buy oil from Libya, B reard said, so there isnt a direct effect. But, Italy does. Unable to obtain oil fromL ibya, Italy has turned to Nigeria, from whom we do b uy. The increased demand raises prices. Breard said, Ninety million barrels of oil are consumed daily world wide. Ad ecline of just 5 percent in production means a new 4 1 /2 million barrels of oil have to be found from new sources. T hen there are national factors. Subsidies for ethanol ended at the end of the year (2011), Breard said. Thata dded roughly another 5 c ents to the cost of a gallon. He added that two refineries were recently closed because they were not oper-a ting at a profit, but their loss did affect the availability of gasoline. This is also the time of year refineries transitionf rom winter products, like heating oil, to gasolines, which are more expensive to produce due to additives and environmental standards.A lso people begin to travel more, raising demand. s all inter-related, Breard said. Government investigations into petroleum companies have not discov-e red evidence of collusion among them. F ederal and local taxes add to the cost of a gallon of gasoline. These costs varyf rom state to state, county to county. Gasoline prices are d ifferent everywhere. For example in Oklahoma, 92 percent octane gas is available, which is less expensive because it does not have asm any additives. Breard said as bad as p rices are here, they are much worse in other parts of the world. Europeans payt wice as much as Americans for a gallon of gas. E fforts to reach Taylor and Grimsley oil companies, which market fuel locally,w ere unsuccessful. C ontinued from page 1A Gas prices expected to start soaring News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS It sucks, Lawrence Thompson says about raising gas prices Thursday in Sebring. Soldiers watch over nation they died for Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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C M Y K The new location is at 2906 Sparta Road. Come meet the team and see the new office. Refreshments and prizes. Enter to win a flat panel TV.Royal Care celebrates Heart MonthAVON PARK — Help celebrate “Heart Month” at Royal Care of Avon Park from 8-11 a.m. today. Florida Hospital will also have “Tips on Healthy Eating” and will be providing recipes and guidelines. Anthony Lopez, who is also with Florida Hospital, will be giving demonstrations on “Qi-Gong,” which is energy-internal exercise. Lifeline will be offering tips and information on how to stay safe and independent in your home. Come out for some “Heart Healthy” information, food, fun and prizes. For more information, call Janet Tindell, LPN, at 4462618. Royal Care of Avon Park is at 1213 W. Stratford Road.Project Graduation benefits from dinner/Leap Year pageantAVON PARK – Avon Park High School Project Graduation is combining a series of events Monday night. Tickets are being presold for a spaghetti dinner to be served at 6 p.m. at the Grogan Center, behind the Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Dinner will include spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, strawberry shortcake and a drink. Tickets for the dinner are $10, which will also include admission to the Ms. Leap Year contest, which gets under way at 7:15 p.m. During intermission at the contest, the Latin Club Dancers and Diamond Steppers will entertain the crowd. There will also be door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. For those wishing to attend the Ms. Leap Year pageant only, tickets will be $5. For tickets or more information, contact Janet Wirries at 381-9429. Tickets are also available at the school’s front office. All proceeds from both events will go toward Project Graduation.California Toe Jam, Gary Lewis and Playboys performAVON PARK — California Toe Jam will be featured as the opening act for Gary Lewis and the Playboys. The popular local favorite will join the Playboys at South Florida Community College’s Theater for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. today. The band has roots in Sebring with former members and local residents Jay Grubb and fellow Sebring High School classmate Richie Shepard getting their start entertaining a small group of friends at Sebring Middle School. Joe Colangelo, another resident, is an alumnus of the band and is still active in the local music scene. Chuck Fugate, band director at Sebring High School in the ’80s, was a positive influence on the band and joined them for a short while, playing saxophone and singing. Bill Kovacs, of SFCC, serves as the technical director of the group. Tickets may be purchased at Highlands Independent Bank, Heartland National Bank, Wauchula State Bank, Avon Park Chamber of Commerce and Reflections on Silver Lake. General admission is $30. For more information, call 453-5756. The show is sponsored by the Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club.Hidden Creek plans yard saleSEBRING — Hidden Creek, a 55-plus community, will have its annual yard sale Friday and Saturday. There will be signs to direct guests to the sale. Any questions, call 4710883.Party Girls plan Red Hat LuncheonLAKE PLACID – The Party Girls of Sebring will host a Red Hat Luncheon at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for shopping the vendors. Lunch is at noon. Tickets are $ 22. Entertainment will follow the meal. For further information, call 465-0161 or beckshel@embarqmail.comSnowbird author signs booksSEBRING — Snowbird author Steven R. Thacker will have a book signing of “Adventures in Thackerville” from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Whispering Pines Baptist Church bazaar, 2323 Brunns Road. Thacker, a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Xenia, was born in southern Ohio in the early 1950s. He was raised by his maternal grandmother and mother who were a considerable influence in keeping him in church during his early years. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Debby Jo Steiner. God blessed them with three sons: Corey, Shawn and Cody. Thacker has also written poems and songs since he was a teenager and is in the process of publishing his first poetry collection, “Seasons of Time,” hoping for its release in April 2012, just in time for Mother’s Day. “Adventures in Thackerville” contains 50 short stories, one page each, that can be read as bedtime stories or read by the children themselves.Sebring Village hosts trash, treasure saleSEBRING — Sebring Village Mobile Home Park will host a trash and treasure sale in the clubhouse from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Sebring Village is one mile west of Walmart on Schumacher Road. Doughnuts and coffee will be served.Rooney to be speaker at Lincoln Day DinnerSEBRING — U.S. House Representative, The Honorable Tom Rooney, District 16, will be the speaker on Saturday at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner sponsored by the Highlands County Republican Executive Committee. Recording artist Elizabeth Salvatico is the entertainer for the evening. The event will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m., at the Chateau lan. This event is the only fundraiser for the HCREC. Seats are still available for $75. Call 381-6993 to reserve a seat or register and pay online by visiting www.republicanpartyofhighlandscounty.com.Whispering Pines plans flea marketSEBRING — Whispering Pines Village annual bazaar and flea market will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 2323 Brunns Road, off Hammock Road. There will be sausage, muffins, hot dogs, funnel cakes and bake sale. Also enjoy the dog parade, quilt raffle and door prizes.Ballroom Dancers gather SaturdayLAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers will have their Saturday Night Dance from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Eastside Christian Church fellowship hall. Doreen and Johnny will be the featured musicians and will be entertaining with their special arrangements of ballroom numbers. Doreen has a repertoire of Latin numbers and has played at parties in the local country clubs and special occasions. Johnny had his own band in his earlier days and still on occasion will accompany local artists playing his sax just for the sheer pleasure he derives from music. “Cousin Minnie Pearl” will be visiting at intermission and tell the group what’s happening in “Grinder Switch.” “Minnie” is alive and kicking and is making the trip all the way from Sebring. Sandwiches will be available at 6 p.m.; soda and water will also be available. Everyone is welcome; bring snacks and join the fun on Saturday. Fellowship hall is on County Road 621, two miles east of U.S. 27.AP Lakes Association has pancake breakfastAVON PARK — The Avon Park Lakes Association, at 2714 Nautilus Drive, will have a Pancake Breakfast from 89:30 a.m. Saturday. Breakfast will include homemade sausage gravy over biscuits, or pancakes with sausage links and scrambled eggs. Also, coffee and orange juice for $4 per adult and $2 per child under 10 years of age. The public is welcome.Sebring Village presents The Marlins SEBRING — The Marlins will entertain at Sebring Village at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Afamily of professional musicians, these four brothers have been performing for more than 25 years. The concert may offer anything from big band tunes to classical melodies, high energy rock to foot tapping ragtime, down-home bluegrass to smooth pop songs. Tickets are $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 386-0045 or 273-0875. Quilt Guild holds fashion show AVON PARK — The Highlands County Quilt Guild will hold its bi-annual Fashion Show Luncheon at noon, Tuesday in Founders Hall of Highlands Ridge, 3003 Fairway Drive. The tickets are $12. The Opportunity Quilt drawing will take place at this event. Year-long ticket sales for the quilt “Garden Party” is a queen-size with two pillow shams. Lunch tickets are available; call 471-1935.Sebring Village hosts Kennel Club tripSEBRING — Sebring Village Mobile Home Park will host a trip to the Sarasota Kennel Club on Tuesday. Cost is $37, which includes bus, lunch and all gratuities. Leaving Sebring Village clubhouse at 8:30 a.m., with a return before 5 p.m. If interested, call 4712150.Register now for Concealed Weapons Permit courseAVON PARK — South Florida Community College will hold a five-hour Concealed Weapons Permit course from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the SFCC Public Service Academy, SFCC Highlands Campus. This is the course required by the state of Florida to carry a concealed weapon. Topics covered will include applicable Florida laws, carry considerations, use of force, basic weapons handling and a live fire exercise. The cost is $38 and includes all materials. Registration must be complete before the start of the class. Register in Building B at the Highlands Campus or any SFCC campus or center. For more information, contact the SFCC Public Service Academy at ext. 7280 or 7285 at 863-453-6661, 4655300, 494-7500, or 7732252.Project Graduation plans rummage saleLAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School Project Graduation rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at the circle in Lake Placid. If you have any items that you would like to donate, call 840-4324 or 441-0200 to schedule pick-up or you may drop small items or clothes off at the offices of William J. Nielander, PA, 172 Interlake Blvd., or Swaine & Harris, PA, 401 Dal Hall Blvd. Project Graduation is a celebration honoring Lake Placid High School graduates the night of their graduation with a night of fun in a drugand alcohol-free environment. Monetary donations may be mailed to Project Graduation, P.O. Box 415, Lake Placid, FL33862.Events at local lodges, posts AVON PARK — The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Music by Big Freddie 5-8 p.m. Saturday Karaoke by Peg and Perry from 5-8 p.m. For details, call 453-9853. LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Moose 2374 will host the following events: Today Music with Larry Musgrave 6-10 p.m. Saturday Music with Tom McGannon 6-10 p.m. For more information, call 465-0131. LAKE PLACID — The VFWPost 3880 in Lake Placid, will host following events: Today Music with Franke (call for time). Saturday Music with Todd Allen 5:30-7 p.m. Any questions, call 6995444. SEBRING — The Sebring Elks 1529 will host the following events: Today Dinner and/or dance (call for details). For information, call 4713557. Page 8ANews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 2/17/12; 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun

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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com PUBLIC AUCTION FOR TOWING & STORAGE 1995 CHEV 1GCCS1444S8190187 ON FEBRUARY 29TH, 2012, AT 9:00AM AT PRECISION AUTO BODY 734 CR 621 EAST LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 February 17, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 09001898GCS Division: Civil LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES 1 TRUST 2007-HE4 ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE4 Plaintiff, v. DENNIS ELDER; AMANDA ELDER; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S 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 FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale, dated the 6th day of February, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 09001898GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES 1 TRUST 2007-HE4 ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE4 is Plaintiff, and DENNIS ELDER; AMANDA ELDER; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S 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, are Defendants. BOB GERMAINE, the Clerk of the Circuit Court w ill sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 AM at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on 7th day of March, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 12557 TO 12561 INCLUSIVE, 12562 AND 12563, UNIT 39, AVON PARK LAKES AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 82, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 2022 West Oxnard Road, Avon Park, FL 33825. If you are a person claiming a right to funds r emaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on February 7, 2012. BOB GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL February 17, 24, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of SAVILLE'S MUGS ON 27 SPORTS GRILL located at 2521 US 27 N., in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 13th day of February, 2012. Christian Saville February 17, 2012 E-Mail: Charlotte@Stoneand Walder.com February 17, 24, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-45 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT R. GRAVES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Robert R. Graves, deceased, whose date of death was June 11, 2010, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 0457, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 17, 2012. Personal Representatives: /s/ Deborah W. Honderick 5012 Lancer Drive Sebring, Florida 33876 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte C. Stone Attorney for Deborah W. Honderick Florida Bar Number: 21297 Stone & Walder, P.L. 3200 US Hwy 27 S., Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION F ILE NO. PC 12-35 IN RE: ESTATE OF HAROLD J. KRUSE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Harold J. Kruse, deceased, whose date of death was December 17, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3701. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 17, 2012. Personal Representatives: Norman J. Kruse 2071 Camino Al Lago Menlo Park, California 94027 Stephanie S. Kruse 6352 Green Ranch Circle Reno, Nevada 89519 Attorney for Personal Representatives: Carol J. Wallace Florida Bar Number: 71059 Elder Law Firm of Clements & Wallace, P.L. 310 East Main Street Lakeland, Florida 33801 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 February 17, 24, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000713 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF DEVEDA E. MARTIN; JAMES A. MARTIN, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF DEVEDA E. MARTIN, JAMES A. MARTIN, DECEASED, AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST DEVEDA E. MARTIN, JAMES A. MARTIN, DECEASED, OR ANY OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DES CRIBED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 109 ROBIN AVE., SEBRING, FL 33870-8534 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 18, SEBRING HILLS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it o n DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before March 13, 2012 or within thirty (30 first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, 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 petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 3rd day of February, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Cler k February 10, 17, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000772 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. FREDY WILES, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: FREDY WILES GLADYS WILES Last Known Address: 9053 NW 189th Terrace Hialeah, FL 33018 Current Address: 9053 NW 189th Terrace Hialeah, FL 33018 ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 31, BLOCK 57, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3831 EL RADO AVE, SEBRING, FL 33872-2386 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with 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 or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 2nd day of February, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk February 10, 17, 2012 IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 11-657CCS IN RE: UNCLAIMED FUNDS IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $2,600.00 US CURRENCY: GOSSETT LAW OFFICES, P.A., Petitioner, v. CHARLES F. O'HARA c/o SHERRI K. (O'HARA SAXTON, SALLY ANN HOSEIN a/k/a SALLY ANN MIKATI, JEANNIE WIEGAND, CHRISTOPHER CIANCIMINO, LUANN SMITH, EDMUND MARTINO, III, PRUDENTIAL SANDERS REALTY and UNKNOWN JOHN DOES, Respondents. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: EDMUND MARTINO, III, JEANNIE WIEGAND/JEANNIE WEIGAND, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED PARTIES IN THIS ACTION OR AGAINST THE FUNDS ON DEPOSIT WITH THE COURT HEREIN. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that this an action brought under Fla. Stat. 49.011(8 seeking an Interpleader Action, Petitioner, GOSSETT LAW OFFICES, P.A. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Gossett Law Offices, P.A. whose address is 2221 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, Florida 33870 on ore before 30 days from the date of the first publication of this notice and to 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 or petition. Dated on February 7, 2012. ROBERT GRMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk February 10, 17, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE #: 2011-CA-000771 DIVISION #: Bank of America National Association, Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Plaintiff, -vs.Gregory D. Luce and Katarzyna Luce, His Wife; Heartland National Bank; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above n amed Defendant(s dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Gregor D. Luce, WHOSE RESIDENCE IS: 1831 Nakomis Avenue, La Crosse, WI 54603 and Katarzyna Luce, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT W HOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 1211 Shamrock Drive, Sebring, FL 33875 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, though, under or against the named Defendant(s and the aforementioned named Defendant(s such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be in infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Highlands County, Florid,a more particularly described as follows: LOT 20, BLOCK 4, ERIN PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as 1211 Shamrock Drive, Sebring, FL 33875. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30 first publication of this notice 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. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 8th day of February, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Circuit and County Courts By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (8632 receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. February 17, 24, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 28-2009-CA-001477 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP. Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE; HEIRS; DEVISEES; GRANTEES; ASSIGNEES; LIENORS; CREDITORS; TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY; THROUGH; UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF GEORGE J. LAVERTY; DECEASED; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS; INC.; SARA ANN LAVERTY, ET AL Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE; HEIRS; DEVISEES; GRANTEES; ASSIGNEES; LIENORS; CREDITORS; TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF GEORGE J. LAVERTY whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being forec losed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT 7, BLOCK A, HEIRING'S SUBDIVISION NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 18, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 3010 North Military Trail, Suite 300, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 on or before March 12, 2012 (30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice) 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 or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at County, Florida, this 3rd day of February, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff DEPUTY CLERK February 10, 17, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-01 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF JANIE MAE FLEMING Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Janie Mae Fleming, deceased, File Number PC 12-01, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was October 6, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $60,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address James Fleming 175 N. Dover Road Avon Park, FL 33825 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET F ORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 17, 2012. Person Giving Notice: /s/ James Fleming 175 N. Dover Road Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P .O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 February 17, 24, 2012 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (22o list an ad stating Each, the a d must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. Items must be common household items. Ads for Pets, stating Free to Good Home, are allowed to be placed under t he Bargain Buy category. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 11AIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA F ARM CREDIT OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, ACA, Plaintiff vs. PONDEROSA RANCHES, LLC, GLADES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., ET. AL., Defendants. Case No. 2010 CA 1357 GCS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 1st day of February, 2012, entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, wherein Ponderosa Ranches, LLC, The Greenwich Development Group, LLC, Ernesto Lopes, and Gilberto Neves are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 1st day of March, 2012, the interest inr eal and personal property situated in Highlands County and described as: See Exhibit A and B attached including the buildings and appurtenances located thereon and together with the fixtures situate therein a nd located thereon 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. NOTICE: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Highlands County Court Administration (863 6565, within two (2 this notice. If you are hearing impaired, call 711. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and the official seal this 2nd day of February, 2012. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A Parcel 1 The North 50 feet of Section 14, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida, lying West of the Westerly maintained right-of-way of Graham Dairy Road. Parcel 2 A portion of the East Half of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows; BEGIN at the Northeast Corner of said Section 15; thence run South 0 23' 34" East along the East line of said Section 15 for a distance of 4183.57 feet to a point; thence run North 89 45' 10" West for a distance of 1401.43 feet to a point; thence run South 35 13' 29" West for a distance of 274.04 feet to a point; thence run North 77 46' 18" West a distance of 1124.40 feet to a point on the West line of the East Half of said Section 15; thence run North 1 41' 06" East along the West line of the East Half of said Section 15 for a distance of 4239.10 feet to the North Quarter Corner of said Section 15; thence run South 88 18' 28" East for a distance of 2509.78 feet to the POINT OF BEGlNNlNG. Parcel 2 may also be described as follows: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence North 88 19 12 West along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1 883.68 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 761.53 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 653.43 feet; thence North 01 38 40 East a distance of 784.14 feet to a point on the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along said North line a distance of 626.61 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 11.53 acres more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; then South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a d istance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence North 88 19 12 West along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 347.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; t hence continue South 00 20 39 East a distance of 1086.86 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1109.03 feet; thence South 88 19 12 East for a distance of 627.89 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 15.82 acres more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 Easta distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence North 88 19 12 West along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 627.89 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 717.18 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 739.36 feet to a point on the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along said North line a distance of 627.89 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.49 acres more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 1055H ighlandsC ounty Legals39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of9 0.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 6 0.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 717.18 feet to a point on the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along said North line ad istance of 627.89 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.17 acres, more or less. Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of2 405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 3 0.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence North 88 19 12 West along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1883.68 feet; thence South 00 20 39: East a distance of 761.53 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 677.56 feet; thence North 01 38 40 East a distance of 695.42 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 653.43 feet to t he Point of Beginning. Containing 10.62 acres, more or less. Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; t hence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12: West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet;t hence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet;t hence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; t hence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1390.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1882.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 701.69 feet; thence N orth 01 38 40 East a distance of 695.42 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 677.56 feet to the Pointo f Beginning. Containing 11.00 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 6 0.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; t hence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet;t hence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1390.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1255.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 5 97.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. T OGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1390.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 f oot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1 195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2 055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; t hence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 f eet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1390.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning: Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2085.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1882.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 726.03 feet; thence North 01 42 04 East a distance of 206.89 feet; thence North 01 38 40 East a distance of 488.53 feet; thence North 8939 21 East a distance of 701.69 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 11.39 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of2 055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet;t hence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78f eet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2085.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1255.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Pointo f Beginning; Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 3 0.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1 195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East a long the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2085.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; t hence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2085.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a d istance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 E ast, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of6 0.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1882.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 750.85 feet; thence North 01 42 04 East a distance of 695.44 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 726.03 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 11.78 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement:A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 E ast, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 0 0 20 39 East along the East line said Section 15 a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1255.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of1 195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; t hence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more of less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 695.00 feet; thence S outh 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence N orth 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of6 0.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East a long the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 2780.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 695.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 695.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.01 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 3 0.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; t hence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; t hence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 3475.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1882.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 845.06 feet; thence North 77 46 18 West a distance of 793.89 feet; thence North 01 42 04 East a distance of 672.68 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 750.85 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 13.31 acres, more or less Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 3475.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 350.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1255.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 350.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1255.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.08 acres, more or less. Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 f eet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12W est a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning.C ontaining 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 3475.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 627.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 350.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 20 39 East a distance of 352.13 feet; thence North 89 45 20 West a distance of 773.30 feet; thence South 35 13 39 West a distance of 273.89 feet; thence North 77 46 18 West a distance of 330.34 feet; thence North 00 2 0 39 West a distance of 495.06 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1255.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 11.78 acres, more or less. Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thenceS outh 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 E ast a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21E ast a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East along the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 3475.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 708.57 feet; thence North 89 45 20 West a distance of 627.53 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 702.13 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 627.50 feet to the Point of Beginning; Containing 10.16 acres, more or less. Subject to and together with the following proposed 60 foot ingress and egress easement: A portion of Section 15, Township 39 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida being described as follows: Begin at the NE corner of said Section 15; thence South 00 20 39 East along the East line of said Section 15 a distance of 1420.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 597.50 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2405.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence S outh 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2405.00f eet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 1195.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 2055.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; South 00 20 39 East a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 120.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 Westa distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 2780.00 feet; thence South 89 39 21 West a distance of 30.00 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 90.00 feet; thence South 00 20 39 East a distance of 725.00 feet; thence North 89 39 21 East a distance of 1792.50 feet; thence North 00 20 39 West a distance of 1302.08 feet; thence North 88 19 12 West a distance of 1197.87 feet; thence North 01 40 48 East a distance of 60.00 feet to the North line of said Section 15; thence South 88 19 12 East a long the North line of said Section 15 a distance of 1255.78 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 13.67 acres, more or less. EXHIBIT B Personal Property: Real Estate Security as referred to herein shall mean the Property described on the foregoing Exhibit A. A. All Crops, derived from the real estate security described on the attached continuation page (Real Estate Security); B. Any and all Accounts, which arise from the Real Estate Security. C. Any and all of Debtors inventory, including all o ther goods held for sale or lease or being processed for sale or lease in Debtors business as now or hereafter conducted, whether now owned or hereinafter acquired, including all materials, goods and work in process, finished goods, and other tangible property held for sale or lease or furnished or to be furnished under contracts of service or used or consumed in Debtors business, along with all cash and non-cash proceeds from the sale of inventory including proceeds from insurance. D Any and all fixtures and Equipment used on the Real Estate Security, whether now owned or hereafter acquired, together with all increases, parts, fittings, accessories, equipment, and special tools now or hereafter affixed to any part thereof or used in connection therewith, and all products, additions, substitutions, accessions, and all cash and non-cash proceeds, including proceeds from insurance thereof and thereto. E The Debtors Association stock and all future allocated surplus or other equities owned by Debtors in Association. F. All Instruments and Documents, including, without limitation, negotiable instruments promissory notes, and documents of title owned or to be owned by Debtors, and all liens, security agreements, leases and other contracts securing or otherwise relating to any of said instruments or documents, and all cash and non-cash proceeds and products thereof and such additional property receivable or distributed in respect of or in exchange for all or any of such instruments or documents all of the foregoing of which arise from the operations on the Real Estate Security. G. All of Debtors interests in general partnerships, stock in corporations, interests in joint ventures, memberships in limited liability companies, limited partnership interests and business investment trusts; all patents, trademarks, service marks, royalty agreements, trade secrets, copyrights and exclusive licenses (whether issued or pending), and all documents applications, materials and other matters related thereto, all inventions, and all manufacturing, engineering and production plans, drawings, specifications, processes and systems, all trade names, computer programs, data bases, systems and software (including source and object codes), goodwill, water use permits, surface water management permits and all other permits, all choses in action and all other general intangibles of Debtors whether now owned or hereafter acquired and all cash and non-cash proceeds thereof, and all chattel paper, documents and instruments relating to such intangibles. H. All investment property; I. All Deposit Accounts, certificates of deposit and all cash and non-cash proceeds and products thereof and such additional property receivable or distributed in respect of or in exchange for all or any of such instruments or documents. J. All letter of credit rights; K. All Proceeds of the foregoing, including without limitation all judgments, awards of damages and settlements hereafter made; any proceeds of any and all policies of insurance maintained with respect to the Real Estate Security. The above-described personal property specifically includes, without limitation, that certain Environmental Resource Permit Number 28-00518-P-060411-3 dated April 30, 2007, issued by the South Florida Water Management District, Notice of which is recorded at File #1456613, Book 2072, Page 1820 of the Official Records of Highlands County, Florida. February 10, 17, 2012

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C M Y K Page 12ANews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com AVON PARKLarge 2/3 Home, in nice neighborhood. $125,000. Call 863-452-5265 4060Homes for SaleAvon Park 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial ZOLFO SPRINGSADMINISTRATIVE ASST./OFC. MANAGER General Office Duties, Phones, Data Entry. PAPERWORK. Attention to detail a must. 30-40 hrs/week. $9.00/hr to start. Call 863-773-4202 or fax resume to: 863-773-6193 STANLEY STEEMER now accepting applications for CLEANING TECHNICIAN Good Driving Record, People Person. 863-655-2158 for instructions. SEVERAL TUTORSNEEDED for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Monday Thursday 2:30-5:00. Mileage paid @ $.50/mile. Compensation is $25/hour. Year round position. To start as soon as possible Call 786-326-5179. Please email resume to: inspired2think@aol.com SATELLITE INSTALLATIONTECH Needed, must have Truck/Van & basic tools, will train. Send resume to floridatotalcom@verizon.net ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK currently has a F/T Maintenance Manager position available. The applicant must have experience in maintenance supervision in a health care institution, knowledge of life safety, and local, state & federal codes. Applicant must also demonstrate knowledge in air-conditioning, heating, plumbing, mechanical and electric equipment generally used in health care institution. Salary based on experience. Applicant must apply in person at Royal Oak Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park. EOE, M/F, DFWP. PATIENT CARETECHNICIAN Needed for dialysis clinic Certified Hemodialysis Technician preferred, but will train right Phlebotomist. Must be able to pass a Background and Drug Screen check. Call Peggy at (863 382-9443 or fax resume (863 MEDICAL ASSISTANTF/T Exp. only. Work with all patient care. Learn X-Ray. P lease fax resume to: 863-299-4352 FIRST BAPTISTPre-school is hiring for a PT Pre-School Teacher & Substitute Teacher, Christian, and fun loving. Apply at First Baptist Pre-School. 200 E Center Ave, or call 863-385-4704. CHURCH SECRETARYP/T needed. Absolutely must have experience in Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft Word. Call 863-453-6681 CAREGIVER P/Tfor active in home clients in Sebring. 15 hrs. per week, in the morning. Exp. preferred, but not required. Position requires ability to perform moderate to heavy physical tasks. Interested persons should contact 385-1082 or 658-4931. 2100H elp WantedFOR SALETURN KEY SIGN/GRAPHIC BUSINESS! Incl. All Equip. & lift truck. $45K. Call 863-452-5668 EGG DONOR:Loving couple seeks a caring Female to give the gift of life by becoming an Egg Donor. Must be between the ages of 19-29, drug free and in good health. Financial compensation $6000. Please contact Amy 561-361-8980 2050Job Opportunities 2000 Employment FOUND NECKLACEat Fairmont Walk In Clinic Parking Lot. Must identify. Call 863-386-0841 FOUND CHARMBRACELET at Publix South in Sebring. Call to identify 863-655-0893 1200Lost & Found 1100Announcements NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF E XECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the Sevent eenth Judicial Circuit In and for Broward County, Florida, o n the 13th day of January, 2010, in the cause wherein A DORNO & YOSS, LLP., a limited liability partnership., is P laintiff, and FRED STERNBERG, an individual, BONNIE S TERNBERG, an individual, BBBENTLEY, CORP., f/k/a Baxt er International Corp., a dissolved Florida profit corporat ion, and BBBaxter LLC., a disolved Delaware limited liability company, are Defendants, being Case No. 0 9-020781-09 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 Highl ands County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 4, PLANTATION HILL SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 56, OF THE PUBLIC R ECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA STREET ADDRESS FOR THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS: 1706 West Stryker Road, Avon Park, FL. 33825 a nd on the 13th day of March, 2012, at the Commerce Avenue entrance to the Highlands County Courthouse, in t he City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, at the hour o f 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer f or sale all of the said defendant, BONNIE STERNBERGs, r ight, title and interest in the aforesaid property at public outcry 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 f ar as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this, February 7, 2012 S USAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. Jack Baily, Jr. L t. Jack Bailey, Jr., D EPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven d ays prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTD 1 -800-955-8771, or Voice (V Florida Relay Services. February 10, 17, 24; March 2, 2012 1 050LegalsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it iscorrect.Sometimesinstructions 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 N ews-Sun Classified DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD #00015557

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012Page 13A LINCOLN TOWNCAR2007. Mint cond. 48K mi. $19,500 firm. Call 863-314-8642 CROSLEY HOTSHOT 1951. Beautiful Condition! $12,000. Call 386-479-7086 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 TransportationFOR SALEFalcon II tow bar with accessories. Roadmaster Guardian shield. Gen-turi generator exhaust system. Whispering Pines. 270-556-6847. 8450Motor Homes TRAVEL TRAILER2004 Arctic Fox Trailer 30', 2 slides. Sleeps 6. Smoke Free. 814-823-1460 ROAD KING44', 5th Wheel, 2012. 4 slide outs, 2 bdrm/2 bath. All options, Must sell! $44,000. Call 860-331-5208. ROAD KING2012. Pull type Travel Trailer. Front kitchen, king bed, w/d, d/w, table w/4 chairs. 2 power slides. No pets, non smoker. Clean! Can deliver. $24,500 obo. Call 630-862-6956 ROAD KING2012 40'. Double slide outs, 2bdrm/den, washer, dryer, dual A/C, dishwasher, microwave. Loaded! Pet free/Smoke free. $27,900. Call 630-631-1795 8400RecreationalVehiclesRECUMBENT BICYCLES (11 $800 each. Used but not abused, Very Well Maintained. Call Paul 863-452-0678 8200Bikes & CycleEquipment PORTA BOAT14ft. and 10hp, 4 stroke Nissan motor, both new/used. Paid $4,000. Sell for $2,900. Will send pictures. (Lake Placid BOATSCOUT2001 155 center console, never in salt water (fresh water only!) Yamaha 50 hp w/ stainless steel prop / Tilt & Trim / Trailer / New Bimini top / New Minn Kota Edge 55 lb trolling motor. $6995 obo. 863-655-1990 or 561-346-5696 8050B oats & Motors 8000 Recreation NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate a nd proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 1 VERYSMALL Shorkie, male, adorable! Vet checked & first shots, raised with small children, $400. 765-265-0944. 7520Pets & SuppliesC ASH **I BUY COINS & SILVER! ** Free Estimates /No Obligation. Call 412-996-4153 7340Wanted to BuySEBRING VILLAGE Trash & Treasure Sale. 4343 Schumacher Rd. 1 mile west of Wal Mart Sat. Feb 18th, 7;30AM12:00AM., in the Club House. Coffee & Donuts for sale. SEBRING GARDENSRV PARK 1920 Brunns Rd. off Hammock Rd. Annual Yard & Bake Sale, Fri 2/17, 8-1 at Clubhouse., other locations in park. Household/misc. items. Coffee, donuts, hotdogs, sloppy joe's & drinks. Homemade Baked Goods 4 sale! SEBRING -212 SOUTH CORVETTE AVE., Thur Fri. Feb. 16-17 8AM 4PM & Sat. Feb. 18 8am -11am. SEBRING -Whispering Pines Village Annual Bazarr & Flea Market, Sat., Feb 18th, 8am-12pm 2323 Brunns Rd. off Hammock Rd. Sausage / Muffins / Hotdogs / Funnel Cakes, Bake Sale, Dog parade. Quilt Raffle & Door prizes. SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 1505 Clearview Ct. (off Vicki Dr. Feb. 18th, 7am ? Electric Guitar, Wheelchair, BabyStuff, Household items, sm. appli., tools. Much Much! SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 5109 Lafayette Ave., Sat, Feb 18, 8am 2pm. Fishing equip., tools, Kid's STUFF, household items. Much Much More! SEBRING -LG. DOWNSIZING SALE! 207 Bassage Rd. (off Sparta Rd. Sat Sun, Feb. 17-18-19, 8am ? '92 pontoon boat, tools, collectibles, furn., household items & Much Much More! SEBRING -LEISURE ACRES ANNUAL CLUB HOUSE SALE! Wednesday, F ebruary 22nd. 8am 11:30 am. 3651 us highway 27 S. SEBRING -HUGE SALE! 1609 Corvair Ave. (behind Walmart Feb. 16, 17 & 18, Tools, ceramic bisque, BBQ grills, Plus over 500 other Misc.Items!! SEBRING -Hidden Creek Community Sale! Fri & Sat, Feb 17-18, 8am-2pm. Follow sign at St. Agnes Church on Lakeview Dr. SEBRING -BIG BIG SALE! 225 Swallow Ave, (behind Lake Shore Mall Thur-Fri-Sat, Feb 16-17-18, 7am-1pm. Clothing for men women children, metal bunk bed frame, books, household items, 2007 Yamaha raptor four wheeler and Much Much More! SEBRING **REDECORATING SALE** 4315 Lewis Ave. Fri & Sat, Feb 17 & 18, 7am 1pm., Collectibles, Household I tems Sm. Appliances, Country Decor & furniture, Linens & Much Much More! PLACID LAKESHOMEOWNERS ASSOC. Annual Rummage Sale. Sat. 2/18, 8 1pm. (No Early Birds Lakes Blvd. All kinds of GREAT items & Bake Sale. PLACID LAKESFri. Sat. 8 ? 555 Lake August Dr. Clothes, lots of furn., washing machine, lots to see. No early birds please. 7 320Garage &Yard Sales LAKE PLACIDSat. Sun. 2/18-2/19. 7 4pm. 1104 Peachtree. Quilts, boat sling, weather vane, antiques, books on tape, tons of better clothes, books, glassware. LAKE PLACID4 Family Sale! Sat. 2/18. 8 ?. 855 Lake June Rd. Boys baby items to size 5. Girls JR. clothes. Lots of Everything! L.P.COVEREDBRIDGE Annual Fair. Sat. 2/18, 8AM 2PM. White Elephant, Bake Sale, Food, Plants, Clothing, Jewelry, Furn., Drawing for Gift Certificates, Cash, Basket of "Cheer" & Many More! Hwy. 27 to Lk. Francis Rd. follow signs. HUGE PLANTSALE Fri. Sun. 8 4pm. 325 Kelly Roberts Rd. (Out 64 10 mi. towards Wauchula) Orchids, Bromiliads, Exotics, Ornamentals, Pitcher Plants, Flowering Bushes, Various Palms, etc. Cheap! Some free. Call 863-773-3956 AVON PARKThur. Fri. 8 5pm. 603 N. Lake Verona Blvd. Baby items, household, books, old & new. Civil War sword, large mirror, movies, music CD's. AVON PARKSat. 2/18. 8 2pm. 4240 E. Avon Pines Rd. AVON PARKADELAIDE SHORES RV RESORT ANNUAL Flea Market/Garage Sale, @ CLUBHOUSE 2881 US 27 N. on Highlands Blvd near SIERRA'S Lounge. Sat 2/18, 8-11am. COME AND ENJOY! AVON PARKHUGE MOVING & MUTLI FAMILY SALE, 204 E Pine St., Fri & Sat., Feb 17 & 18, 8am 1pm. Furn., books games puzzles, seasonal items, artist supplies, clothes, kids & baby items, toys, bed linens, vintage records, crafts & sewing items, lots of misc., household items. Something for everyone! No Early Bird Sales, Please!! AVON PARKHUGE SALE! 1515 Isis Lake dr. (off CR 17 Feb 17 & 18, 7am ? Lots of Furniture, Sm. Appliances, Household items & Much Much More!! AVON PARKESTATE SALE! 2472 N. Orangewood St., Thur & Fri, Feb 16 & 17, 8am ? Children's clothing, toys, furniture, tools, household items, bikes, lift chair, ping pong table & Much More!ANNUAL COMMUNITY SALE!!"ESTATES OF SEBRING PARK Multi-Family Sale! Fri-Sat, Feb 17th & 18th, 8am-4pm. Furniture, Household, Tools, Fishing, Crafts, & MUCH MORE!! Go East on Hwy 98 from US 27, approx. 9 miles. **SEBRING HILLS**225 Rail Ave., Fri & Sat, Feb 17th & 18th, 8am 2pm. Lots Of Household Items! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SILK GREENERYin Rattan Plant Stand. $28. 863-382-6006 GUN RG38 Cal. Hand Gun With New Box Of Ammunition. $100. 863-385-2605 G OLF BALLS/ GOOD USED / PER DOZEN $2. 863-385-2605 BOOTS HARLEYDavidson. Women's size 7.5, used. $40 obo. Call 863-273-4617 7310Bargain Buys SONY 60"Vega 1080DPI HDTV $400 (w/ free 24" older TV color Rattan Set, (12 Chairs, removable pastel color cushions $400. 863-471-6298 S HOWCASES *Glass Various Sizes $50 each. Call 863-257-3592 HORSE TRAILER/ 2000 Sundowner Valuelite 3 Horse Slant Load Bumperpull w/ Ramp. $6500 obo. Great condition! ** Must See ** 863-655-1990 or 561-346-5696 FIBERGLASS TOPPERfor 8' truck $100/ 4 wheeled electric scooter w/ basket $300 / Electric lift for van to haul scooter $100 / Wheelchair $25 / Pedal boat $25. Call 863-655-6212 7300MiscellaneousDIGITAL PIANOKawai 2005. Concert performance CP115. Mahogany console. Excel.cond. Asking $2,500 obo. Call 863-655-0290 7260MusicalMerchandise 7000 MerchandiseLOCATION *LOCATION *LOCATION Office space on Sebring Pkwy., 1/4 mi E. of Walmart on Rt., Parkway Plaza. 600-1200 sq. ft. @ $1.00 per sq. ft. per mo. Great for Starter Business or Relocation. Call to show 863-446-1137 6600Business & OfficesF or Rent SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-402-1142 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/mo. No Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 AVON PARKLAKES 3BR, 2BA, 2Car garage, Fenced in back yard. $800 per month. Call 863-873-6906 Leave message. 6 300Unfurnished HousesA VON PARKHOME Lake Front Estate, Private Setting. 2/1 All Appliances, Water, Garbage & Lawn Care. $600/mo. 863-452-2299 6300Unfurnished Houses SEB. -LG. 1/1, MOVE IN FREE 1/2 MO. 1 apt. tile floors, A/C, free cable. 1 apt. dishwasher incl., all util. Quiet, safe, no dogs, no last mo. 863-385-1999 AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS 1BR $495 mo. + $200 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Call Alan 386-503-8953 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. SPECIAL : $325/mo. 863-453-8598 AVON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 6200U nfurnishedApartmentsLAKE PLACID2/2 Duplex in Sun N Lakes, back yard & patio, on Deerwalk Ave. $450 mo., $500 security, equals $950. Move In. Call Tim, 954-829-1641 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsS EBRING -SAFE, SECURE, GATED COMMUNITY. 2BR, 1BA Central Heat & Air, W/D, Deck. Totally Furnished, Like New $26,000 obo. Comes w/ Golf Cart. Low Lot Rent. Very Well Located. Call 863-414-5284 PALM HARBORHOMES Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go Save Up To 35K! 800-622-2832 LAKE PLACIDFurnished Single Wide Mobile Home. Great Quality! 1 Lg. bdrm., lg. closets, utility room w/washer & dryer. Great floor plan, new appl. Florida Room w/hide a bed, carport w/storage shed. Located in Lake Garden Mobile Home Park. Water & trash incl. Low lot rent. Great Club house. Lake setting, close to shopping. $18,000 negotiable. Call 863-699-2333. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile HomesTAKING BIDSFor rental of 640 acres in Central Highlands County (Sec8, T35S, R29E Suitable for Recreational use or cattle farming No Hunting Owners reserve all timber rights Submit written bids to: Kocher Law Office PO Box 363 Winamac, In. 46996 SEBRING BEAUTIFUL5 acres on Selah R d. Excel neighborhood. Double wide 3/2. 2 Barns, 2 wells w/pumps. Large Oak trees. Close to Golf courses & Highlands Hammock. Lots of Wildlife to observe & enjoy. Private, yet close to everything. $150,000. 863-285-6503 4260Acreage for Sale LAKE PLACIDSylvan Shores 2/2. Pool, remodeled kitchen, ADT alarm, privacy fence, fireplace, guest cottage. $10,000. down. Owner financing. $99,500. Call 863-465-7838 LAKE PLACID* SYLVAN SHORES* 3BR / 2BA / 2cg / Home Office. New Paint, Carpet & Appliances. By A ppointment Only. $125,000.00. 863-465-1111 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidWHY RENTWHEN YOU CAN OWN for $55,000. 2/1 Near Lake Jackson. Nice, quiet area. 1622 total sq. ft. w/shade trees & carport. 1520 Hotiyee St. Sebring or Call Ed Goodyear @ 8 63-446-0957 Compton Realty Inc. 4080H omes for SaleSebringRIDGE AREA ARC 1X3 AD # 00016618 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00016440 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00016442

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C M Y K SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, February 17, 2012 Page 4D News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Kristelle Lagabon scored 11, but found getting past Academy at the Lakes too tall an order in Tuesdays regional semifinal loss for Walker Memorial. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK I told the girls to not let this one game define their season, WalkerM emorial head coach William Farmer said after T uesday nights season-ending loss in the Region 4-2A p layoff semifinal to Academy at the Lakes. But after stepp ing out of that buzzsaw we just went through, its kind of hard for them to see that right now. Abuzzsaw it certainly was, as the visiting Lady Wildcats took control early and never let go in the 85-37 win. While AATLcame in with five losses on the season, three of those were to Academy of the Holy Names, which just topped Avon Park in the Class 4Astate playoffs last week. Other losses included one by five to Class 8ATampaPlant and a five-pointer to defending state champion Tampa Catholic so this was no ordinary Class 2Aschedule the Wildcats had under their belt. After a Andrea Mauger drive opened the scoring, Walkers Kristelle Lagabon came right back with a drive of her own to even the score. But AATLsoon showed their offensive firepower, scoring the next 17 points in all variety of manners. Three three-pointers, fastbreak drives and powering it in the paint the Eagles had few answers. A nd the Wildcat defense made a lot of it possible. e had seen that they were very dependent on (Lagabon A ATLhead coach Karim Nohra said. We were very concerned with her, and sure e nough, right off the bat she drove right around us. After t hat, we focused on keeping the ball out of her hands and f orcing others to do things they werent used to. Lagabon did end the 17point run with a jumper, but the extended effort of trying to get through double teams, only to find more long-armed defenders waiting, took its toll on the junior guard. ou could see by the second period that she was getting worn out, Nohra said. Though she and her Lady Eagle teammates kept battling, it was becoming more and more of an uphill battle. The margin was 33-12 after one and 52-23 at the half, with Lagabon scoring all of her team-high 11 before the break, She got some help down the stretch of the first half with Rachel Reid scoring on a put-back and Antonia Garcia hitting a free throw and a bucket for a five-point mini run. But the Cats just kept coming, scoring 22 in the third to set the running-clock rule into effect midway through the period. AATLwould get 27 poin ts from Mauger, 20 from Amelia Oliver and 14 from Sam Fernandez. The Eagles, after Lagabons 11, got nine from Reid, eight from seventhgrader Keziah Maranan and five from Garcia. s tough when you end a season like this, but they have to know what a special season it was, Farmer said. o win 20 in a row, to have one player get over 1,000 career points (Lagabon another to go over 1,000 career rebounds (Reid There is a lot to be happy about. Lady Eagles run ends News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Taylor Upchurch takes the throw at second before trying to turn the pivot on a double play in SFCCs 3-2 win in the opener of Tuesdays doubleheader with visiting Brevard. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Nate Greene got the start on the mound Tuesday in S ebrings contest with Lake Region as part of the Bill J arrett Ford Early Bird Tournament in Avon Park. N ews-Sun photo by D AN HOEHNE Emily Marasigon goes up for two in Tuesdays playoff g ame for the Lady Eagles. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Kaley Walter and the Lady Blue Streaks kept on rolling, picking up their fourth straight win to start the season, a 61 match at Hardee on Tuesday. The lone loss of the match was the squads first set loss of the season. Lady Streaks now 4-0 B y LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Despite holding the early lead, the Lady Blue Streak softball team saw an 8-2 loss to DeSoto Tuesday night at Firemans field. As the Bulldogs leadoff h itter looked to extend her t riple, the stellar Streak defense would perform a successful relay to shut hold her at third. That runner would be left stranded and the Sebring offense went right to work in the bottom of the frame. A lison Hoffner ripped a double and was moved to third on a Taryn OBannon sacrifice bunt. Jayme Faircloth would bring Hoffner home on a hard liner that shot past the Bulldog third baseman. Dino Lower soon stepped in the box with the bases loaded. The resulting hit caused a fielders choice error at thep late that scored Faircloth and put Sebring at the 2-0 lead they would carry through four innings. I n the top of the fifth, however, one DeSoto power lefty s macked a three-run homer over the center field fence to f inally put her team on the board, and in the lead at that. S ebring sent in Carly Hoffner to pitch in the sixth, and she managed to hold the fort along with her supporting defense. But DeSoto would squeak in two more runs that inning as well as three more in the seventh to snatch the win. For four innings we outplayed them, said head coach Joe Sinness. We let them get back in the game. Thats been the story for the last couple games we outplay teams four three or four innings and we cant finish them. The same thing happened tonight, he continued. We missed a few things here and there, fell down by one run and took the wind out of ourselves and didnt know how to fight back. Hayley (Pack pitched a good game against a very good hitting team. The defense played well and we were putting the ball in play, we just need to learn how to finish a game. Sebring will take on a different set of Bulldogs tonight as they hit the road to Frostproof. Dogs tame Blue Streaks By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK The upand-down, injury-riddled early season for the Lady Panthers continued Tuesday on both counts. Jessica Griffin returned to the mound after some time off and showed shell be a force as she shut down visiting Brevard in the opener, with South Florida edging out a 3-2 win. But the injury bug bit again as the team was readying for the nightcap. While taking ground balls, Lexi Belardi, just back from a sprained ankle, took a bad hop to the nose. Someones wild ground ball hit me during warm-ups, she said. It cut my nose and had both nostrils bleeding. The slick-fielding shortstop from Cooper City would tough it out and play the second game, but whether it was the incident that caused a loss in focus or the early season inconsistency of a roster loaded with 10 freshmen, the Lady Panthers were knocked around by the Titans in a 9-2 loss. Now at an even 5-5 on the season, SFCC was back at it Thursday witha twin-bill against visiting Pasco-Hernando, before heading to Orlando for a Saturday afternoon contest against Seminole State. The team then returns home Tuesday, Feb. 21, to take on Lake Sumter Community College in a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m. Lady Panthers split with Titans B y DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Preseason tournaments are generally times to work out the kinks, get the timing down and see what a team has to work with before heading into the regular season. But the early results, from both the First Pitch Classic in Avon Park last week, and in the Bill Jarrett Ford Early Bird Tournament this week at Charles R. Head Field, Sebrings Blue Streaks look in midseason form. Though lopsided wins over Clewiston and Pasco last week, by 11-0 and 10-1 scores, respectively, hadnt exactly been too much of a gauge. Lake Placid had proven a bit more formidable Monday, holding the offense down a bit in a 5-1 win. But heading into Tuesdays contest with Lake Region, head coach Buck Rapp was looking for some good competition from the Thunder. They should be a good test, he said. They were real young last year, but have pretty much everybody back, so they could b e pretty tough. Not tough enough, however, as the Streaks rolled to an 11-4 win, making it four wins in a row to begin the new season or at least preseason. Nate Greene took the mound for Sebring a nd after a shaky start with some control issues that allowed Lake Region to scratch f or a couple runs, settled down to keep the Thunder at bay. The offense, meanwhile, answered back and put runs on the board early and often to win this one going away. Host Avon Park played Lake Region Thursday, while Lake Placid faced Santa Fe. The Dragons then face Lake Region in tonights early game, before the Blue Streaks and Red Devils close out the tournament in the nightcap. Sebring thumps Thunder

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C M Y K Royal Palms lunchLAKE PLACID Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and sausage sandwiches will be featured at a food sale Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Lake Placid Do It Best QualityH ardware in the Winn Dixie Plaza, Lake Placid. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to benefit the youth bowlers scholars hip program, in which more than 50 youth bowlers are currently involved. S o bring your family and friends and c ome buy lunch from the youth bowlers of Royal Palms in Lake Placid.YMCA Beach VolleyballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis hostinga Beach Volleyball Tournament this Saturday, Feb. 18, beginning at 8:30 a.m. There will be a Four-on-Four double elimination tournament, followed by a Two-on-Two double elimination. Gift certificates to local restaurants will be awarded to the top two finishers in each tournament. For questions call 382-9622.Doc Owen Golf TourneyAVONPARK The Avon Park Noon Rotary club will host itsThird Annual David Doc Owen Golf tournament on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Highlands Ridge North. The two-person scramble-format entry fee is $60 per person with prizes in flight groups, lunch, goodie bag, and refreshments on the course. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun tee time. Entry information and check payable to Avon Park Noon Rotary mailed to Chet Brojek, 3310 Par Rd, Sebring, FL33872. Golfers should include their names and handicaps along with their check. Those needing a form may email tourney director cbrojek@comcast.net or call him at 385-4736. Business entry of two-persons plus a hole sign for a total of $200 is available for the first time this year. Business hole signs for $100 are also available by contacting Chet via email or phone.Hammock ScrambleSEBRING Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club will be holding a 2-person scramble on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. Cost is $60 per team, with full payout for the top three places for men, ladies and co-ed teams a skins pot will also be available. Call the pro shop or stop by for a registration form. Must have your registration form in to pro shop by Thursday, Feb. 23. McFarling Golf ScrambleSEBRING SpringLake Golf Resort will be hosting the 6th Annual James McFarling Golf Scramble on Saturday, March 10, on the Panther Creek course. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost of the four-person, flighted scramble will be $50 per person, which includes team prizes, closest to the pin awards and lunch, which will follow in Michaels Restaurant. There will be a $10,000 Hole In One prize on No. 16, as well as major prize packages on all Par 3s. Proceeds benefit the Highlands County Sertoma Jr. Golf Tour Scholarship Fund. To register, or for more information, contact John Delaney at 655-3686.Scholarship GolfSEBRING The Second Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament will be onS aturday, 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 forH ole-in-One, Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive. Make checks payable to Wings of Fai th CWC Scholarship Fund. For questions call Alvin Walters at 3815706 or Jerome Matthews at 273-2533. Submit entries by Monday, March 26.A ll proceeds benefit college-bound senior graduates, Class of 2012.Florida Trail AssociationThe Florida Trail Association Heartland Chapter has some more outings scheduled for the month of February. Saturday, Feb.18 Activity: Day Hike approx. 5 miles Location: KICCO Wildlife M anagement Area off SR 60 east of Lake Wales. Meet at entrance to Westgate River Ranch Resort on right when traveling east. Description: The trail is a part of the Florida National Scenic Trail system. Wildlife includes white-tailed deer, al ligators, feral hogs, bald eagles, wild turkeys, hawks, wading birds and sandhill cranes. Bring: Hiking shoes, brimmed hat, water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contacts: David Waldrop at 605-358 7, for meet-up time and other details. Saturday, Feb. 25 Activity: Bike ride, approx 20 miles followed by lunch (optionalhe Other Place in Polk City. Location: Van Fleet Trail, Berkley Rd. (CR 665), Polk City (This is a rails-totrails paved trail, running through farm and woodlands. Restrooms are available at the picnic shelter at the 10-mile mark where we will take a short break. Bring: Bicycle, sun and bug protectio n, snacks, water and helmet. Cost: Only for your own lunch at the restaurant. Contact: Eileen Valachovic, 956-2145, for meet time and other information.Art League Golf ClassicAVONPARK Pinecrest Golf Club will host the 2nd Annual Golf Classic to benefit the programs of Highlands Art League on Saturday, March 10. Coffee and doughnuts will be available at the 7:30 a.m. registration, and play will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cohan Radio Group is sponsoring the $2000 Hole-in-One contest, and team prizes are provided by Barben Fruit Company. The cost is $55 per person with $5 mulligans available. Players are flighted by handicap, individuals are welcome. Free refreshments will be served during play with lunch and awards to follow. There will be door prizes and raffl es with something to appeal to everyone! To sign up, call Barb Hall at 452-0512 or the pro shop at 453-7555. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Philadelphia2010.667 Boston1513.5364 New York1515.5005 Toronto922.2901112New Jersey822.26712 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami237.767 Atlanta1911.6334 Orlando1911.6334 Washington723.23316 Charlotte326.1031912Central Division WLPctGB Chicago247.774 Indiana1712.5866 Milwaukee1217.41411 Cleveland1116.40711 Detroit922.29015WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio219.700 Dallas1911.6332 Houston1713.5674 Memphis1614.5335 New Orleans623.2071412Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City227.759 Denver1713.567512Portland1614.533612Utah1414.500712Minnesota1416.467812Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers189.667 L.A. Lakers1712.5862 Golden State1115.423612Phoenix1218.400712Sacramento1019.3459 ___ Tuesdays Games Miami 105, Indiana 90 New York 90, Toronto 87 San Antonio 99, Detroit 95 Chicago 121, Sacramento 115 Oklahoma City 111, Utah 85 Memphis 93, Houston 83 Denver 109, Phoenix 92 Washington 124, Portland 109 L.A. Lakers 86, Atlanta 78 Wednesdays Games San Antonio 113, Toronto 106 Orlando 103, Philadelphia 87 Detroit 98, Boston 88 Cleveland 98, Indiana 87 Memphis 105, New Jersey 100 New York 100, Sacramento 85 Houston 96, Oklahoma City 95 Minnesota 102, Charlotte 90 New Orleans 92, Milwaukee 89 Dallas 102, Denver 84 Atlanta 101, Phoenix 99 Portland 93, Golden State 91 L.A. Clippers 102, Washington 84 Thursdays Games New Jersey at Indiana, late Boston at Chicago, late L.A. Clippers at Portland, late Fridays Games Charlotte at Toronto, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Orlando, 7 p.m. Miami at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Houston, 8 p.m. Golden State at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Denver at Memphis, 8 p.m. New Orleans at New York, 8 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Washington at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. LEAGUE LEADERS Scoring FGFTPTSAVG Bryant, LAL30218583128.7 James, MIA29220881228.0 Durant, OKC28417178227.0 Love, MIN23020871425.5 Westbrook, OKC25313566022.8 Aldridge, POR26712065522.6 Ellis, GOL20411154922.0 Griffin, LAC2369957221.2 D. Williams, NJ20613861121.1 Howard, ORL22216060420.1 Rebounds OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, ORL10435045415.1 Love, MIN11627839414.1 Bynum, LAL8722731412.6 Varejao, CLE10917828711.5 Cousins, SAC12119531611.3 Griffin, LAC8621129711.0 Gasol, LAL9221430610.6 Humphries, NJ10618128710.3 Lee, GOL7917425310.1 Gortat, PHX7822430210.1 Assists GAMESASTAVG Nash, PHX2728810.7 Rondo, BOS201929.6 Paul, LAC221999.0 Calderon, TOR312728.8 Rubio, MIN302598.6 D. Williams, NJN292468.5 Rose, CHI231797.8 Parker, SAN302337.8 Steals GAMESSTLAVG Rubio, MIN30732.43 Conley, MEM28672.39 Paul, LAC22502.27 Shumpert, NYK26552.12 Lowry, HOU28582.07 Allen, MEM27542.00 Westbrook, OKC29561.93 Teague, ATL30531.77 Iguodala, PHL30521.73 James, MIA29501.72 Blocked Shots GamesBLKAVG Ibaka, OKC29893.07 McGee, WAS30822.73 Jordan, LAC27722.67 Smith, ATL30642.13 Howard, ORL30642.13 Gasol, MEM30642.13 Bynum, LAL25522.08 Dalembert, HOU30612.03EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA N.Y. Rangers3713579156110 Philadelphia3118769182169 Pittsburgh3220569176150 New Jersey3220468158156 N.Y. Islanders2424856134160 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston3518272188126 Ottawa3022868179183 Toronto2923664176174 Montreal23251056155158 Buffalo2426654137162 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Florida27181165143158 Washington2823561156160 Winnipeg2626658140164 Tampa Bay2426654155189 Carolina21251153147175WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit3917280185136 St. Louis3415775140113 Nashville3318672161150 Chicago2921765176174 Columbus1734640133186 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver3615678183140 Calgary2722862139152 Colorado2826460147162 Minnesota2523858126146 Edmonton2228650150169 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose3117668158130 Los Angeles27191165124124 Phoenix2721963149146 Dallas2825359146160 Anaheim2424957148165 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games N.Y. Rangers 3, Boston 0 New Jersey 4, Buffalo 1 Columbus 2, St. Louis 1 Ottawa 4, Tampa Bay 0 Detroit 3, Dallas 1 Anaheim 2, Minnesota 1 Nashville 3, Chicago 2 N.Y. Islanders 3, Winnipeg 1 Calgary 5, Toronto 1 Wednesdays Games Boston 4, Montreal 3, SO Anaheim 2, Pittsburgh 1 Ottawa 6, Florida 2 Toronto 4, Edmonton 3, OT Vancouver 3, Colorado 1 Thursdays Games Chicago at N.Y. Rangers, late Buffalo at Philadelphia, late San Jose at Tampa Bay, late N.Y. Islanders at St. Louis, late Winnipeg at Minnesota, late Calgary at Dallas, late Phoenix at Los Angeles, late Fridays Games Anaheim at New Jersey, 7 p.m. San Jose at Carolina, 7 p.m. Montreal at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Colorado at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.SCORING LEADERSPlayerGames GAPTS Malkin, PIT50323769 Jason Spezza, OTT60253863 Steven Stamkos, TB56372562 Phil Kessel, TOR58303262 Claude Giroux, PHI52224062 Joffrey Lupul, TOR58233861 Henrik Sedin, VAN57124658 Pavel Datsyuk, DET57154257 Ilya Kovalchuk, NJ51253156 James Neal, PIT57292655 Jordan Eberle, EDM52253055 Daniel Sedin, VAN56243155 John Tavares, NYI56223355 2 tied with 54 ptsBASEBALLAmerican League MINNESOTA TWINSAgreed to terms with INF Alexi Casilla on a one-year contract. TAMPA BAY RAYSAgreed to terms with manager Joe Maddon on a threeyear contract extension through 2015. National League CINCINNATI REDSAssigned RHP Carlos Fisher outright to Louisville (IL MILWAUKEE BREWERSPromoted pitching coach Chris Hook from Wisconsin (MWLTL Named Dave Chavarria pitching coach of Wisconsin. Announced the resignation of pitching coach John Curtis of Huntsville. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTSAgreed to terms with LHP Travis Blackley on a minor league contract.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBAFined L.A. Clippers assistant coach Howard Eisley $15,000 for verbal abuse of an official during Monday's game against Dallas. NEW ORLEANS HORNETSSigned F Solomon Jones to a 10-day contract.FOOTBALLNational Football League DENVER BRONCOSSigned G C.J. Davis. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned RB Jerome Messam. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSReleased DL Albert Haynesworth.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CAROLINA HURRICANESRecalled F Jerome Samson from Charlotte (AHL on an emergency basis. FLORIDA PANTHERSAgreed to terms with D Tyson Strachan on a one-year contract extension. MONTREAL CANADIENSAssigned RW Aaron Palushaj to Hamilton (AHL NEW YORK RANGERSRecalled F Wojtek Wolski and D Jeff Woywitka from conditioning loans at Connecticut (AHL ST. LOUIS BLUESAssigned D Ian Cole and F Evgeny Grachev to Peoria (AHL LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid FRIDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Ford Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Lake Region,5 p.m.; Softball at Gateway Charter,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Hardee,6 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Desoto,4 p.m.; Girls Tennis vs.DeSoto,4 p.m.; Track and Field hosts meet,4:45 p.m. Sebring FRIDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Ford Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Avon Park, 7:30 p.m.; Wrestling at State,Lakeland,10 a.m. SATURDAY: Wrestling at State,Lakeland,9:30 a.m. MONDAY: Softball at Avon Park,5/7 p.m. SFCC FRIDAY: Baseball at Miami Dade,doubleheader,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball at Broward,doubleheader,Noon; Softball at Seminole State,1 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball vs.Lake Sumter,4 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.Seminole State,6 p.m. Avon Park FRIDAY: Baseball hosts Bill Jarrett Ford Early Bird Tournament,vs.Sebring,7:30 p.m.; Wrestling at State,Lakeland,9:30 a.m. S ATURDAY: Wrestling at State,Lakeland,9:30 a.m. MONDAY: Softball vs.Sebring,5/7 p.m. N N B B A A F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . 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C M Y K Associated PressTAMPA South Florida is playing like a team that could end up getting some consideration for an NCAA tournament bid. Hugh Robertson and Victor Rudd Jr. scored 14 points each as South Florida beat Villanova 65-51 on Wednesday night. South Florida (16-10, 9-4 Big East) matched its highest victory total in conference play. The Bulls had a conference record of 9-9 during the 2009-10 season, and had just three Big East wins and 10 victories overall last season. I think this team is, definitely, good enough to be an NCAAteam, Villanova coach Jay Wright said of South Florida. I thought it was just a real impressive performance by USF. I love their team. I love their toughness. Its hard to prepare for them because they have so many weapons. South Florida also got 10 points apiece from Anthony Collins and Jawanza Poland. e just try and go out and win, Collins said. If we win, it will take care of everything. Maurice Sutton had 10 points for Villanova (11-14, 4-9). The Wildcats played without leading scorer Maalik Wayns (averaging 17.8 points a game) due to a sprained left knee. e tried him a little bit in warmups just in case, but I think he might be a little bit further away than we thought, Wright said of Wayns, who has been listed as day-to-day. Villanova, which had seven days off since beating Providence 74-72 on Feb. 7, started a stretch of three games in six days. Robertsons slam on a fastbreak and his two free throws during a 10-2 run helped put South Florida ahead 33-25 7 minutes into the second half. lot of games we play, people say its a fluke, our success, Robertson said. e just want to come out and let people see its really real. Collins hit four free throws, with two coming after a technical was called on the Villanova bench, that extended the South Florida advantage to 37-27 with 12 minutes left. e played great defense, South Florida coach Stan Heath said. A good win for us. Villanova shot just 30.2 percent (16 of 53 game. By BRIAN MAHONEY Associated PressNEWYORK Bigger than Shaq? Larger than LeBron? The Knicks as NBAchampions? (Dont laugh too hard at that last one. The odds are getting better, according to one online sports book.) Nothing seems too Linpossible now after JeremyL ins incredible first week as an NBAstarter, and the story keeps getting better. The undrafted player from H arvard made a 3-pointer with five-tenths of a second l eft Tuesday night to give t he Knicks a 90-87 victory at Toronto. Lin and the Knicks returned home Wednesday night and ran their winning streak to seven games with a 100-85 victory against Sacramento that got them back to .500 after an 8-15 start. Lin joined the rotation only then, starting the last five games, so hold off on making him a Michael Jordan, Shaquille ONeal or LeBron James just yet. But the Knicks have seen enough to believe this ride may last a while. I dont know when theres an ending, maybe there wont, coach Mike DAntoni said. Lins story has blown straight past the New York sports pages and all their cute headlines such as VaLin-tines Day, all the way to a basketball-crazed continent on the other side of the world. Lin also has done wonders for shares of Madison Square Garden Inc., the company that owns the Knicks, the Garden and the namesake sports network. The stock has surged 9 percent since Lin began his heroics Feb. 4, reaching an all-time high of $33.18 earlier this week before retreating slightly to close at $31.91 Wednesday. Rangers and Knicks fans do tend to buy the stock when the teams are doing well, Miller Tabak analyst David Joyce said. And Linsanity has reached Americas most powerful basketball fan, with President Barack Obama talking about Lins winner Wednesday. White House spokesman Jay Carney called Lin just a great story, and the president was saying as much thism orning. Lin arrived in New York in December with no guarantee hed last more than a few weeks. Already cut by Golden State and Houston this season, he was so hesitant to get comfortable in his newh ome that he refused to even get his own. Instead, he slept at his brothers place in the city, a nd had crashed on teammate Landry Fieldscouch t he night before his breakout game against New Jersey on F eb. 4. Even an Ivy League education couldnt help Lin explain whats happened since the most points in any players first five games as a starter since the NBA merged with the ABAin 1976, and a contract thats guaranteed for the rest of the season. No, but I believe in an all-powerful and all-knowing God who does miracles, Lin said. If that sounds familiar, yes, Lin has been frequently compared to Denver quarterback Tim Tebow. Both relied on their faith as much as their previously overlooked skills to guide them through hot streaks that made them sensations even beyond their sports. Tebow carried the Broncos right into the playoffs, and now there are some who believe Lin can do the same with the Knicks. The Knicks were 40-1 odds to win the NBAchampionship on Bovada.lv before Lins run began. Now, theyre down to an 18-1 shot and conjuring up memories of another New York team. guy like this is great for the game and has drawna lot of interest from bettors on the Knicks games also, Kevin Bradley, the sports books manager, said in a statement. I am having visions of how the public was treating the Giants going into the Super Bowl being the hottest team in the NFLand costing us a mint, and right now the Knicks are by far the biggest loser for the book. Not everybody is convinced. Boxer Floyd Mayweather J r. played down Lin mania on Twitter, saying that Lin is just doing what plenty of black players do but is getting more attention because of his Asian heritage. And Lin is certain to cool off. Its one thing to beat t eams such as the Nets and Wizards when theyve barely had time to learn your name. I s another when NBA defenses are prepared to s top you. s a marked man now, h s not going to sneak up on anybody, and every nights going to be tough, DAntoni said. Then again, Kobe Bryant had said he wasnt familiar with Lins game and would have to study up on him. The next night, Lin burned the Lakers for a career-high 38 points in a nationally televised victory. That was a huge moment in Taiwan, which Lins parents left in the 1970s. Asia lost its biggest basketball star when Yao Ming retired last summer, but ratings are up in China, and TV stations around the continent have rushed to add Knicks games to their broadcasts. I like Jeremy Lin (more than Yao Ming) because Yao Ming was already famous (when he started playing in NBA). For Lin, its like nobody had heard of him before. Kobe gave an inte rview saying he did not know who Lin was. So this is trulya rising star, Taiwanese university student Zhang Gan-yu said. Lin, the NBAs first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, has been gaining followers on social media and had the NBAs top-sell-i ng jersey online in the first week it was available. With Knicks games blacked out to many New Y orkers because of a local cable dispute, the Knicks h eld their first viewing party i n Chinatown on Wednesday night. Their hero had a relatively quiet game, scoring only 10 points with a career-high 13 assists in a 100-84 victory at home against Sacramento. Still, when it was over, the adoring Garden fans chanted M-V-P as he was doing a postgame interview on the court. But Lin will have to have lasting success to be just a short-term phenomenon, even to Asians. Yao was beloved because he proved to be an All-Star. Yi Jianlian, drafted in 2007 and now with his fourth NBAteam, has seen his popularity wane because he is a journeyman. Not to worry, DAntoni says. Lins the real thing. s going to be a good player, DAntoni said. ___ APBusiness Writer Dave Carpenter in Chicago contributed to this story. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012Page 3B MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 3.639"; 4"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 6 6 ROAD SHOW ESTATE BUYERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black; 2/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 9 9 Turning the pivot News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Cullen Lovett makes the throw while evading this slidingL ake Region base runner in Tuesdays win at the Bill Jarrett F ord Early Bird Tournament in Avon Park. Special to the News-Sun LAKE PLACID With Monday morning temperatures hovering under 40 degrees, Lake Placid Senior Softball officials decided to postpone the games scheduled for that day. Aluminum bats can break in cold weather, and at a cost of $150 and up, players do not want to lose such an investment to Mother Nature. The games will be made up as two six inning doubleh eaders on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Temperatures on Wednesday climbed above 80 degrees under sunny skies. After the league had splurged for a brand new grill to cook the postgame hot dogs and hamburgers, players were eager for the games and the subsequent feast afterwards. Before the culinary festivities, Yates Insurance and Lockhart Service Center had unfinished business on their schedules. Their game from Feb. 6 had been suspended by rain with the teams knotted at nine runs each in the last inning. The one-inning conclus ion witnessed Yates outscoring Lockhart 14-1 to win 23-10. Every man in the Yates lineup got at least one hit and scored at least one run in the lopsided inning. In their regular game, Yates (7-4 defense with timely hitting to defeat Lockhart (4-7 5. ahoo Stanley smashed two long triples and two even longer fly balls that were hauled in by leftfielder Howard Carney. Cliff Bluml (triple Doran Quigg and Joe Hedges (double hits each. Ian McCuaigs triple was the big hit of the day for Lockhart, who found it difficult to penetrate the stout Yates defense. By far, this was our best defensive effort of the season, observed Manager Quigg between bites of his obligatory tenth-inning hot dog ritual. In another ritual, this o ne on the diamond and not at the concession stand, Central Security (7-4llied from a nine-run deficit for a thrilling 22-21 victory over Seminole Tire (4-7 It was the seventh one-run game of the year for Central Security, and it kept them in a first place tie with Yates Insurance at the halfway point of the season. Statistics for Central Security were unavailable. For the Noles, Dick Cook ( two doubles) and Chet Johnson (two triplesad four hits each. Larry Oser, Frank Hedges, Skip Raller, Chuck OHara and manager Jim Guild chipped in with three hits each in the losing effort. LP Seniors warm up with weather By The Associated PressTim Tebow is working on h is throwing motion and mechanics with an old friend, n ew UCLAoffensive coordinator Noel Mazzone, in Los A ngeles. Mazzone told ESPN hes been working with Tebow twice a day since last weekend and keeping in contact with Denver Broncos quarterbacks coach Adam Gase. Mazzone has worked with Tebow before. He helped him work on his f undamentals coming out of Florida. B roncos boss John Elway has said hell work with T ebow this offseason, but he wont be able to do that for a f ew more weeks. Tebow completed less than half his passes but posted a series of dramatic comebacks last season in leading the Broncos to the playoffs, where he threw an 80-yard TD pass to Demaryius Thomas in overtime to beat Pittsburgh. Tebow gets tutoring from QB guru Mazzone South Florida tops Villanova From New York to Asia, Lin is a hoops sensation

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVONPARK Camp Wingmann will be hosting its First Annual Golf Invitational Monday, Feb. 20, at River Greens Golf Course, as part of itsfundraising effort to help the camps mission. The camp, which has a long history as a ministry to area youth, has been at itsTrout Lake location since 1939. The property was sold in 1978, but repurchased and reborn in 1998. AMemories and Dreams camp reunion for past members and staff is also being planned for April. For more information, call 453-4800. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012w ww.newssun.com HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 1 1 3 3 APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 2/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 2 2 6 6 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 2/3,17; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 4 4 0 0 Golf HammockThe Golf Hammock Ladies played a Par 4s half handicap event on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Taking first place in the First flight w as Ruth Kirk with a 38.8, followed by Laura Kebberlys 40.5 for second. B etty Clarke and Marge Pederson tied for third with 41.5, with Marian Passafume next at 42. In the Second flight, Cindy Dall was first with 35 and Eleanor Short was second with 37.5. Mary Cripps took third with a 38.5, Jean Edwards fourth with a 39 and Nancy Senior fifth with an even 40. Last Monday, Feb. 13, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club. Frank Borgia won first place with p lus 2 in A group and Doug Haire took s econd place with minus 3. In B group Danny Geirer scored a plus 2 for first place and a three-way tie for second place between Bobby Culbert,Dick Botelho and Paul Brown all with minus 5. Bob Hughes was in first place in C group with plus 5, Bob Morrison and D oc Thomas tied for second with plus 1 Bill Young had plus 1 for first place in D group and Jim Reed and Pete Mezza tied at minus 1 for second place. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 8 a.m. Please arrive early to register. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280 or 414-2110.Harder HallThe Ladies League played a Pro-Am Points event on Monday, Feb. 13. T he winners were: Tying for first place, Helen Sayre and Mary Hayes w ith plus-2 each; and third place, Nancy Jankovic with plus-1. C hip-ins: None. The Ladies League played a Skins e vent on Thursday, Feb. 9. No. 6, Mary Hayes with 3; No. 8, Diane Darrock with 1; No. 12, Joyce Himler with 1; No. 13, Diane Darroch with 3; and No. 18, Carol Grimm with 2. Nancy Phillips scored a Hole-in-One with the Woodhaven Group on Wednesday, Feb. 8. She aced hole No. 9, 133-yards, using a driver. It was witnessed by Donna Johnston, Lynne Sanmya and Linda Harvey. The Ladies League played a Par 4s event on Thursday, Feb. 2. The winners were: First place, Dianne Darroch with 35.5; second place, Pat Chance with 36.5; and third place, Lorraine Forcier with 37.5.Lake June WestA Scramble was played on Thursday, Feb. 9. Tying for first/second places were the teams of Ron Hesson, Pete and Mary McNamee, John and Kim Givens, Rick and Wendy Freeman; Ron and Sylvia West, Ron and Carol Cobert, Bob and Verna Knishka with 48 each. Third place, Ken Rowen, John and Gloria Huggett, Ott and Maxine Wegner and Margaret Schultz with 49. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Wanda Jones, 6-feet-8-inches. (Men No. 2, John Givens, 7-feet-3-inches; and No. 4, Art Schmeltz, 7-feet-11inches. The Mens League played an event on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Winning first place was the team of Ron West, Rod Martin, Ron Van Meter, Fred Neer and York with 37; second place, Orville Huffman, Art Schmeltz, Larry Heath and Ron Cobert with 38; and third place, Claude Cash, Cal Billingsley, Bill Fowler, Clay and George Dean with 39. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Ron Van Meter, 4-feet-2-inches; No. 4, Joe Swartz, 8-feet-3-inches; and No. 8, Ott Wegner, 3-feet-7-inches. The Ladies Monday League played a game on Monday, Feb. 6. Winning first place was the team of Helene Mellon, Betty Billau, Beth Little and Charlotte Mathew with 29; second place, Barbara Dean, K. Kalusniak, Laurie Lorig and Clara Wisman with 34; and third place, Virginia Simmons, Annie Hall, Jan Mann and Donna Palmatierw ith 35. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Wanda Jones, 3-f eet-5-inches; No. 4, Wanda Jones, 4-feet-4inches; and No. 8, Wanda Jones, 4-feet-5inches. A Scramble was played on Thursday, F eb. 2. Winning first place was the team of Dick D enhart, Bob and Elaine Orr, ArtS chmeltz, Betty Billau, Mario Cappelletti and Margaret Schultz with 45. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Ron a nd Sylvia West, Ott and Maxine Wegner, Pete and Mary McNamee and Ken Rowen with 46 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Karen Ames, 0-feet-9-inches; and No. 8, Virginia Simmons, 5-feet-2-inches. (Men i nches. The Mens League played an event on Wednesday, Feb. 1. T ying for first/second places were the teams of Orville Huffman, S. Shelton, Gene Ray and Butch Hall; Doyan Eades, Pete McNamee, Al Welch, Bob Knishka and Dave Colvin with 37 each. Tying for third/fourth places were the teams of Claude Cash, Cal Billingsley, Charles Goins, Fred Neer and John Ruffo; Norm Grubbs, Mario Cappelletti, Larry Heath and Bill Fowler with 38 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Joe Swartz, 3-feet-1-inch; No. 4, John Byron, 2-feet-11.5-inches; andL angston, 7-feet-8-inches.Placid LakesGhislain Boisvert, who resides at Lakeside Villages made a masterful shot which landed him a Hole-In-One on Hole No. 2, at 135 yards into the wind, using a club-8 iron, on Wednesday, Feb. 15. No roll, no bounce, straight into the cup! The Presidents Cup (Day 3 p layed Wednesday, Feb. 15. The winners were: No. 10, def. No. 14, David Moiles, 3 and 2; and No. 5, Frank Fisher, def. No. 1 Tom Lacy, 3 and 2. A Low Gross, Low Net tournament was played on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Low Gross winners: Tying for f irst/second places were Russ Isaacs and Darrell Gardner with 81 each. Third place, John Goble with 82. Low Net winners: Tying for first/second places were John Rosettis and David Moiles with 68 each. Third place, Darrell Horney with 69. Closest to the pin: No. 6, Larry Kress, 11-feet-7-inches. The 2012 Valentines Scramble was played with 80 players on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Tying for first/second places were the teams of John Moss, Don Boulton, Alice Bitzer and Emily Bootier; Dave Roe, Bruce Miseno, Cheryl Simeon and Jim Drake with minus-21 each. Third place, Gene and Jeanne Ransom, Floyd and Wanda Beers with minus-20. Closest to the pin: (Women), No. 11, Lynn Bialek, 12-feet-3-inches. (Men No. 2, John Couture, 6-feet-8-inches. The Presidents Cup (Day 2 ment on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The winners were: No. 5, Frank Fisher, def. No. 13, Henry Shaw 7 and6. No. 10, John Rosettis, def. No. 15, Larry Kress, 4 and 3. No. 1, Tom Lacy, def. No. 8, Ed Bartusch, 4 and 3. No.14, David Moiles, def. No. 6, Bob McMillian, 1 up. The Mens Association played a B lind Partners (Low Net Wednesday, Feb. 8. Winning first place was the team of David Raciti, Bud Snyder and Bill Lockwood with 211; second place, Bruce Miseno, Darrell Gardner and Bill L ockwood with 212; and third place, Roger Thompson, Terry Moss and Larry Kress with 218. C losest to the pin: No. 13, Darrell Gardner, 20-feet-6-inches. The Ladies Association played a Blind Partners (Low Net Tuesday, Feb. 7. Winning first place was the team of Alice Bitzer, Carol Olson and Barb Moriarity with 211; second place, Linda Archambault, Pat Haas and Janice Geiger with 224; and third place, Gloria Ziegler, Von Lacy and J udy Thompson with 232. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Barb Moriarity, 23-feet-2-inches; and No. 7,H elen Hunter.River GreensThe Morrison Group hit the course on Tuesday, Feb. 14 and saw Frank Conroy, Jim Anderson, Tom Morway and Dick Garceau come in with a -40 to win the day. Paul Johnson, Joe Graf, Cliff Steele and Leo Persails then tied at -38 with Butch Smith, Paul Nelson and Ray Delsasso. The Golfettes also hit the links on Valentines Day, with Pat Kincer and Lucy Roberts teaming up to score a 19 for first. MaryBeth Carby and Donna Johnson scored a -14 for second before a three-way tie was seen for third, at -12, between the teams of Fran Neil and Betty Wallace, Karen Speaker and Mary Belobradich and Pat Gower and Kay Conkle. The Limited Group played team and individual Pro-Am Points on Monday, Feb. 13. Taking top team honors were Bern and Sharon Koster and John and Kay Lemek at +24. Mike Lueth, Tom Shaver and Felix Charlie were next at +11 1/2 points. Individually, Ken Hill scored a +9 1/2 for first, just ahead of the +9 brought in by Bern Koster. The Morrison Group played a round on Thursday, Feb. 9, with Don McDonald and Bob Wolf shooting a 56 for first. Ken Brunswick and Jim Cercy were second at 57 and there was a four-way tie for third. Romy Febre and P. Nelson, Ken Koon and B. Smith, Gil Heier and Leo Persails, Cliff Aubin and Clark Austin all came in with 58s. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, Feb. 9, with Barb Stuber, Karen Speaker, Donna Johnson and Pat Kincer taking first with +4. Carole McClay, Lucy Roberts, Michelle Koon and Peggy Wehunt were second at +2 1/2 and Janet Regan, Frances Neil, Gerri Leslie and Marybeth Carby were third at e ven. Koon was first, individually, with +6, Laura S mutnick second at +3 and Neil third at +2 1/2. A Mens Pro-Am was p layed on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Vince Boever, Cliff Aubin, Ken Koon and Bob Streeter took first with +21, while Cliff Steele, Gil Heier, Romy Febre and Joe Graf tied w ith Frank Conroy, Russ Rudd, Dave Kelly a nd JR Messier for second at +18. Individually, Messier won A flight with +11 over Febres +9, while Streeters +8 1/2 got t he nod in B flight over Koons +6. C flight saw Stevens finish first with +8, with Keith Kincer second at +5. And Joe Graf totaled a +9 to win D flight over Lefty St. Pierres +5 1/2. The Morrison Group tickeled the tees on Tuesday, Feb. 7, with ButchS mith, Cliff Steele, Romy Febre and Larry Roy finishing first at -41. Kenny Brunswick, Russ Rudd, Leo Persails and Paul Johnson came in with a -38, tying them for second with George Brode, Fred Evans, Bob Stevens and Gil Heier. The Golfettes played an event on T uesday, Feb. 7. P eggy Wehunt, Elaine Keppler, Betty Wallace and Lucy Roberts took first with -27 and Betty Leblanc, Carol Roy, Bev Rudd and Mary Belobradich were second at -25. Anne Kelly, Frances Neil, Donna Johnson and Michelle Koon were third with -22. The Limited Group played team and individual Pro-Am Points on Monday, Feb. 6. D ianne and Ken Hill teamed up with Ed and Judy Ward to win with +5 1/2, ahead of John Hierholtzer and Kay and J ohn Lemeks +5. Kay Lemek had an individual high +5, followed by Dianne Hills +3 1/2 and Carolyn Hydes +3. The Morrison Group played an event Monday, Feb. 6. Winning first place was the team of Gerry Page, Leo Persails, Fred Evans and Clark Austin with minus-43; and second place, Ray Delsasso, Bob Wolf, Bill Mountford and Bob Streeter withm inus-40. The Mens Association played a Mens Day event on Saturday, Feb. 4. F ront (9, Dick Garceau, Bob Wolf and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-22. Back (9 Johnny Wehunt, Harold Plagens and Larry Roy; John Smutnick, Len Westdale, Gil Heier and Glenn Nelson with minus-19 each. Total J.R. Messier, Dick Garceau, Bob Wolf and Lefty St. Pierre. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Lefty St. Pierre, 8-feet-4-inche; No. 5, Dick Garceau, 7-feet-4-inches; No. 12, Jim Anderson, 16-feet-2-inches; and No. 17, Bob Streeter, 10-feet-8.5-inches. An afternoon scramble was played on Friday, Feb. 3. Winning first place was the team of Smutnick, Grafi, Jerry Lewis and Don McDonald with minus-13; second place, Charlie Seralde, Dave Patly, Bev Rudd, Jack Sayre and Longs with minus-8; and third place, Russ Rudd, Pat Grays and Garceau. The Ladies Association played a pro am tournament on Thursday, Feb. 2. Winning first place was the team of Pat Graf, Frances Neil, Pauline Bridge and Lucy Roberts with plus-9.5; and second place, Babe McDonald, Betty Leblanc, Joan Brode and Linda Therrien with minus-5. Individual winners were: First place, Pauline Bridge with plus-5. Tying for second/third/fourth/fifth places were with Pat Kincer, Babe McDonald, Karen Speaker and Janet Regan with plus-4.5 each. The Morrison Group played a Front/Back event on Thursday, Feb. 2. The winners were: Front First place, Leo Persails and Greg Best with 57; second place, Gil Heier and Bob Wolf with 58; and third place, Larry Roy and Tom Morway with 61. Back First place, Gil Heier and Bob Wolf with 5 8; second place, Bob Streeter and Lefty St. Pierre with 62; and third place, Larry Roy and Tom Morway with 63. The Mens Association played a pro am tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Winning first place was the team of L efty St. Pierre, Gordon Clauws, Neil Purcell and Butch Smith with plus15.5; second place, Tim Thomas, Dave S toddart and Dick Garceau with plus1 2.5; and third place, Len Westdale, Leo Persails, Bob Stevens, Clark Austin with plus-5. Individual winners: A Flight (26over): Tying for first/second places were Peter Bridge and Dave Stoddart with plus-7 each. B Flight (23-25 p lace, Butch Smith with plus-9.5; and second place, Dick Garceau with plus3.5. C Flight (19-22 Mountford with plus-5; and second place, Clark Austin with plus-1.5. D Flight (18-under Purcell with plus-6; and second place, Bob Stevens with plus-5.5.SpringLakeThe SpringLake Womens Golf League played a Two Person Team Net Score Tournament on the Cougar Trail course on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Flight A first place went to the team of Maggie Robb and Terrie Austin with a net 140. S econd place went to the team of Debbie Delaney and Sharon Warner with 142. Marilyn Redenbarger and partner Barbara Francoeur came in third with 143, leaving Marsi Benson and Jan Nelson to settle for fourth with 147. In Flight B, Joann Deweese and P atty Miller played well together and took first place with net 138. A few strokes back was Kay Gorham, who had a guest playing with her so she had to take a blind partner. S he came in second with 141 and R oberta Briggs, also with a blind, claimed third place with 145. Dragging up the rear to claim fourth place was the team of Rosie Foote and Diana Ackling, who had a 152. We were fortunate to have had a golf clinic on Tuesday with former LPGA player Sue Ertl. She was also present on Wednesday and played a few holes with each team. A great big thanks to Sue for all of the pointers. On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association put on a 4 Man T eam Modified Scramble on the Panther Trail golf course. In this event, each player was scored individually, but played their ball from the position of the best drive on each hole. The winners were the the team of Joe Austin and Dean Richardson, aided strongly by two good blinds with a net score of 258 30 under par. We hear that Bo Bohanon had to drop out to be with Red, who is in bad health. And we hope Red gets better soon and gets back to playing with us. Second place went to Ken Kirby, Pat Shatney, Ken Willey, and Ed Clay with a score of 260 (only 28 under par This team had two net 65s, a net 66, and Mr. Clays net 64 clinched it. Third place was won by Jan Hard, Charlie Scoven, George Thomas, and John Schroeder with net 266 24 under. This team benefited to a large extent by Mr. Schroeders hot hand, a net 58... Taking fourth place was the team of John Starks, Jay Payne, Dale Stevens, and Chips Ryan, who came in at 268. Bob Hindes team came in fifth at 269 and Gary Behrendts team tied for Sixth with Edd Vowels team at 272. Camp Wingmann Golf fundraiser Monday

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C M Y K Metro ServicesExperts predict that roughly 1 7,000 new cases of esophageal cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. and 2,000 cases in Canada this year, according to theA merican Cancer Society and the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation. Although not as prevalent as some other cancers, cancer of the esopha-g us is a concern for many men, who are more likely than women to be affected. Anatomy of the esophagusThe esophagus is a hollow t ube that connects the mouth to the stomach and the remainder of the digestives ystem. It lies just behind the trachea and in front of the s pine. Food that is chewed and swallowed will travel down this muscular tube which averages 10 to 13 inches long in most adults untili t reaches the stomach to start the digestion process. C alled the upper esophageal sphincter, this is a muscle that relaxes to opena nd allow food to enter. At the bottom of the esophagus is the a rea that connects the esophagus to the stomach, known as the gastroesophageal, or GE,j unction. Part of the lower esophagus is the lower esophageal sphincter, which r egulates the flow of food into the stomach and prevents s tomach acid from entering the esophagus. Inside of the esophagus are different layers. The firstl ayer is the mucosa, which has different layers of its own. The innermost layer of the esophagus is the epithelium, which is made up of flat, thinc ells called squamous cells. This layer is where most cancers of the esophagus begin, according to the ACS. The other layers of the esophagusa re the submucosa, muscularis propria and the adventitia. These layers are largely made up of connective tissue, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. I n many cases, the cancer will begin in the inner-most l ayer of the esophagus (mucosa outward. However, the cancerc an occur anywhere.Risk factors for esophageal cancerThere are no definitive causes of esophageal caner,b ut doctors surmise that chronic irritation of the e sophagus may contribute to the mutation of DNA, which leads to the presence ofa bnormal cancer cells. Behaviors and factors that m ay cause this irritation include: Alcohol consumption Smoking An esophageal sphincter that wont relax Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD Frequent consumption of very hot liquids Obesity Consuming foods pres erved in lye Barretts Esophagus, a c ondition where the lining of the esophagus is damaged from acid reflux Gender and age: men over the age of 70 are at greater r iskSymptomsThe Mayo Clinic says that v ery early stages of esophageal cancer may cause no symptoms. However, ast he disease progresses and tumors form, there may be s ome symptoms. One of the more common is a feeling of a lump or blockage in the throatt hat disrupts the ability to swallow. Sufferers may choke on food or feel that it gets s tuck going down. Chest pain or burning simil ar to GERD heartburn also may occur. Coughing or hoarseness can be symptoms as well. Over time, individu-a ls may lose weight without trying due to their impaired a bility to eat. Screening for esophageal cancer is not frequent becauseo f the rarity of the condition and a lack of evidence of an identifiable risk group. Therefore, it is often up top atients to ask for screening from their doctors.T reatmentD octors can do a series of tests to diagnose the cancer. These may include an endoscopy to see inside of the esophagus, different imagings cans to take pictures of the esophagus and checking the function of other organs to see if cancer is present. Depending on the severity of the cancer, an oncologistm ay recommend the following treatments. Surgery to remove a tumor. Surgery to remove a portion of the esophagus andr econnect it to the stomach by pulling the stomach up or u sing a piece of the colon. Surgery to remove a portion of the stomach, esophagus and surrounding lymph nodes. Insertion of a stent to hold open the esophagus and relieve esophageal obstruction. Insertion of a feeding tube t hat bypasses the throat. Chemotherapy and radiation treatment used separately or together. Again, the type of treatm ent will be based on a doctors recommendation. Survival rates for esophageal cancer continue to improve through the years as doctors have better methodso f diagnosis and treatment at their disposals. H owever, statistics do indicate that the majority of esophageal cancer patientsw ill die within five years of diagnosis. Getting diagnosed e arly and reducing behaviors that can lead to the cancer are a persons best precautions. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 5B BEST HEARING CENTER; 5.542"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 2 2 7 7 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 5 5 HEALTHYLIVING What you need to know about esophageal cancer M etro Services Men over the age of 70 are at a higher risk for esophageal cancer, which can impact their ability to enjoy food over time.

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C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 2/17/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 9 9 9 9 9 9 Wells new car; 11.25"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 1 1 9 9 HEALTHYLIVING Metro ServicesAs prevalent as prescript ion medications are, all-natural remedies for common illnesses and conditions are still a viable alternative to prescription medications form any people. But are these all-natural options safe? I n 2011, Apple founder Steve Jobs lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Reportsi ndicate that Jobs, a devout Buddhist, delayed surgery a nd other traditional treatments for almost a year while he participated in holistic t reatments for the cancer. Some of these included juice fasts, bowel cleansings, acupuncture, herbal supplements, and even a vegan diet.E ventually, Jobs had surgery, but some experts feel he waited too long. Although conventional care is often an effectivem eans to treating illnesses and other conditions, there a re many doctors who agree t hat implementing natural remedies at times can be safe a nd effective. Furthermore, not all natural remedies are without merit, and some traditional medicines are actually derived from natural,p lant-based ingredients themselves. A ccording to surgeon and author, Dr. Walter C. Thompson, Herbal medicinei s safe because its natural. After researching the literat ure, one can truly say that, at the very least, herbal medicine is safer than conventiona l drugs. Those thinking about incorporating natural remedies into their health regimen can consider the followingo ptions. Nervousness and anxiety: Try lettuce, chamomile, valerian, and rose petals. Pain relief:Use omega-3 f atty acids, green tea, ginger root, and tumeric. Itchiness: Witch hazel, j ewelweed and aloe vera are e ffective. Feminine issues: Parsley, basil and goldenseal can alleviate symptoms associated with menstruation. Antibiotics: Oregano and garlic are purported to have antibiotic qualities and canf end off harmful bacteria. Infections: Honey has l ong been used to heal and as an antibacterial and antifungal remedy. M any natural foods are effective in preventing andf ighting cancer as well. Although natural remedies can be effective, its impor-t ant for pregnant women to avoid any herbs and plant supplements until discussing the risks/benefits with their doctors. Also, some naturalr emedies can interact with prescription drugs or increase their potency, so its important to talk to a doctor about any plans. Exploring natural remedies to common health problems M etro Services Chamomile may help ease nervousness and anxiety.

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C M Y K Shingles, also known as the herpes zoster virus, is simply a reactivation of the virus that caused your chick-e n pox earlier in life. The virus lies dormant in the spinal nerve cells and can be reactivated years later when the immune system is challenged or suppressed by fatigue, physical/emotional trauma, serious illness, or certain medications. Between 20 and 30 percent of the population will be affected by shingles at some point in their lifetime. The first symptom most patients notice is a tingling or pain similar to having a sunburn on one side of the face or body. Painful skin blisters begin to appear several days later, also on one side of the face or body. This skin rash is typically found on the chest, abdomen, back, or face, although it can also affect the neck, limbs, and lower back as well. The blisters, or eruptions, are very painful, itchy, and tender. If the face becomes involved, eye pain, red eye, headache, fever, or fatigue may precede the rash. After one to two weeks the blisters begin to heal and form scabs; however, the pain often continues. When the rash affects the f ace, it usually affects one side of the forehead and scalp, does not cross the midline of the face, and involves only the upper eyelid. About 10-20 percent of the population will have this presentation at some point. Upon exam, the eye doctor will evaluate both the surface of the eye as well as the optic nerve and retina looking for any signs of viral involvement in those tissues. After the infection has run its course, some patients will develop a deep pain known as post-herpetic neuralgia that can continue for months and sometimes years. This is more common in the elderly. The incidence of shingles increases with age. More than 50 percent of cases develop in patients older than 60. In patients younger than 40, a medical evaluation should be conducted to determine whether the patient may be immunocompromised. Shingles usually only occurs once, although it may recur in some cases. The treatment for shingles consists of taking an orala ntiviral agent such as acyclovir, usually several times a day for a week to 10 days. Treatment will shorten the duration and severity of the illness, but will not necessarily prevent postherpetic neuralgia. If the condition is severe, the patient may need to be hospitalized on this medication for 5-10 days. An antibiotic ointment is prescribed to keep the skin eruptions from becoming infected, and warm compresses are usually applied to the skin about three times a day to keep the area clean. If the eye is involved, we usually recommend artificial tears 3-4 times a day to keep it as comfortable as possible. Topical steroid eye drops are occasionally helpful as well. There is a vaccine (Zostavax prevent shingles. It is recommended for persons 60 years old or older, whether or not the patient reported a prior episode of shingles. Unless a contraindicatione xists, patients with chronic medical conditions may also be vaccinated. The vaccine may also be administered with all other live or inactivated vaccines, including those for influenza and pneumococcal vaccines. The vaccine should not be administered to those who are allergic to gelatin, neomycin, or any other component of the vaccine, those with a history of a primary or acquired immunodeficiency state (i.e. leukemia, lymphoma, etc.), those who are receiving immunosuppressive therapy, or those who are or may be pregnant. In a clinical trial involving more than 38,000 adults 60 years of age or older, the vaccine reduced the overall incidence of shingles by 51 percent and the incidence of neuralgia by 67 percent. The effectiveness of the vaccine was higher in the younger age group (60-69 years percent than the older age group (older than 70 percent. Side effects includedr edness at the site of injection, pain, and swelling. Acetominophen with or without codeine is sometimes required during the first two weeks as pain from post-herpetic neuralgia can be severe. In addition, depression can be quite common during the initial phase of infection, so an antidepressant may be prescribed. Antidepressants have been found to also help with postherpetic neuralgia. Shingles is contagious for children and adults who haven ot had chicken pox, and can be spread by inhalation. Pregnant women who have not had chicken pox must exercise extreme caution in avoiding contact with a shingles patient. Valerie Moulds is a board certified optometric physician practicing in Sebring and is Arizona and Florida certified in diagnostics and therapeutics. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 7B LAMPE & KEIFFER; 3.639"; 4"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 2 2 5 5 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 2/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 2 2 8 8 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 3 3 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 4 4 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 3 3 8 8 HEALTHYLIVING D earReaders: Afew weeks ago newspaper headlines called aspirin therapy into question. Currently, almost one third of olderA mericans take a baby aspirin every day to help prevent heart attacks. And an ew study, the headlines shouted, shows that while aspirin therapy does indeedh elp prevent heart attacks, it also creates other problems. F or every heart attack that aspirin therapy prevents, the London study says, it causest wo bleeding events. This study is not the first t o show potential dangers with long-term use of aspirin. Weve known for decades that aspirin can harm the delicate lining oft he digestive tract. And if you read my Drug Mugger b ook, youd know aspirin is a drug mugger of vitamin C, which you need to keep youra rteries elastic, and potassium, which is needed for h ealthy blood pressure. The $64,000 question here is: What exactly do the r esearchers mean by bleeding events? By definition, these events could include hemorrhagic stroke, bleeding from ulcers, and bleedingf rom the lower gastrointestinal tract. These are pretty serious conditions; impending signs of a bleeding event may include abdomi-n al pain or heartburn. The supplement called Glutamine ( about 1,500 mg per day) offers protection againsta spirin-induced stomach ulcers. And FYI, ginger is an effective blood thinner that soothes your GI tract, rather t han stripping it. The most effective thing you can do to reduce hearta ttack risk is move. Even walking briskly for 20 minu tes a day offers aerobic benefits. Eat plenty of colorful fruits and vegetables and avoid anything fried or greasy. Do not eat processedf oods. No more carbs or grains, they raise cholest erol. Consider nutrients like vitamin C and D, magnesium, taurine, aged garlica nd the herb called Hawthorne. Last week I w rote about CoQ10 and fish oils for cardiovascular benefit. To receive this article via e mail, sign up for your free health tips newsletter at my website. Drink more water, go to sleep earlier, meditate andr educe micro-stressors in your life. Constantly replaying bad situations in your mind doesnt help you and stress is a killer. It con-t ributes to stroke, heart attack, obesity, diabetes and c ancer so dont sweat the small stuff. O ur culture trains us to pop a pill for all our ills. As a pharmacist, I assure you that many drugs just blow t he smoke out of the house while the fire rages. You must uncover the underlying imbalances and deficiencies and genetic SNPs (snipst hat increase heart attack risk. Take control of your lifestyle and diet, its never too late. Im recommendingt wo books to help inform you and minimize your risk f or cardiovascular disease. These are both by StephenS inatra, MD, Reverse Heart Disease Now and The Cardiac Solution: Metabolic Cardiology I n an upcoming article, I am going to devote a column to the importance of nitric oxide in the heart, and will share some truly pio-n eering cardiovascular research by Dr. Nathan Bryan. Stay tuned for that. S uzy Cohen is a registered pharm acist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended tot reat, diagnose or cure your condition. Even baby aspirin has risks, so take it with caution Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Metro Services Aspirin can reduce heart attack risk, but can also cause bleeding issues. Childbirth Education classes scheduledSEBRING Florida Hospitals Childbirth Education classes focus on informing and preparingp arents for the childbirth experience. Instructors are certified childbirth educators with experience in labor support. Topics cov-e red include comfort measures such a breathing patterns, relaxation and massage, medications and epidural, and medicalo ptions such as induction and cesarean birth. Infant care and postpartum carea re also included. Each class meets one night per week for fourw eeks. Course fee is $40. It is recommended that all s upport persons planning to attend the birth accompany mom to class. P articipants may register at the registration desk at F lorida Hospital Heartland or call 402-3258. Students should bring two pillows and a beach towel or blanket to class. T he following classes have been scheduled: Thursdays, March 122, from 6:30-9 p.m. at Florida Hospital Heartlandi n Sebring on Sun N Lake Boulevard. Wednesdays April 425, from 6:30-9 p.m. at Florida Hospital Heartland i n Sebring on Sun N Lake Boulevard. Call Jill Jernigan at 402-3258 for more information. Outreach events set for areaAce Homecare Community outreache vents include: Today 9 a.m., Health F air, Highlands Village, Villa Road, Sebring. Monday 10 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Chatham Pointe, Stenstom R oad, Wauchula; 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun N Lake Boulevard, Sebring. Tuesday 10 a.m., Health Fair, Fair Havens, Apartments, Spinks Road, Sebring; 1 p.m., Health Fair, Groves, behindS ebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring. Wednesday 9 a.m., Health Fair, Avon Park Meal Site, Main Street,A von Park; 1 p.m., Health Fair, Tanglewood, U.S. 27, Sebring.Web chat focuses on dental health care and older adultsAweb chat hosted by the West Central Florida AreaA gency on Aging, Inc. from 10-11 a.m. Friday, F eb. 24 will focus on dental health care and older adults. The web chat can be accessed at www.AgingFlorida.com M ileidy Tavarez from MORE Health, Inc. will be t he guest expert. Join Tavarez as she answers general questions aboutd ental health and older adults. Why should older a dults be concerned about their dental care? What about denture wearers? Are t here medications that affect dental health? Find out why dental care is still important for older adults. The West Central Florida A rea Agency on Aging, Inc. is a private non-profit organization. The monthly web chats, held on the fourthT hursday of each month, are conducted as part of an e lder abuse prevention initiative program. F or more information contact Patricia Henderson at (813 Snapshots Risk of eye touble cause by shingles increases with age Focal Point Dr. Valerie Moulds

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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, February 17, 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 listingin this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 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. Worshiping 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 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. 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. childrens 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 withC hildrens 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 6p .m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL33852 (863ebsite: www.fbclp.com. Email: information@fbclp.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 theR OC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. 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, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at6 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, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. 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. Anursery 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 a nd 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 382-3695 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, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.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. Alzheimers 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; (863 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, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; 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, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the 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. Pine St., Sebring, FL33870. 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, FL33870; 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, FL33825-1118. 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 Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852. 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 Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routeAvonPark. 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 RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING This Sunday is the Transfiguration of Our Lord Sunday. Worship serv-i ce with Communion will be led by the Rev. Jefferson Cox. Worship assistant will be Ron Fitzpatrick andE ucharist assistant is Jim Fiedler; lector is Marty Young. Celebration of February birthdays will follow morning service. L ent schedule: Ash Wednesday, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Jefferson Cox. Service will include Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist. Lenten Soup Suppers are c oming at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Feb. 29 through M arch 28.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSA VON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Enter Jesus on Sunday. The church is at 1320 C ounty Road 64, east the Avon Park High School. For m ore information, call 4712663 or search the Internet forc hristlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Revelation1 1 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is studying the Gospel of John. Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morningi s titled Mind. The keynote is from II Samuel 22:33, God is my strength and power: The church is at 146 N. Franklin St.Eastside Christian Church LAKE PLACID All are i nvited to attend Eastside Christian Church on Sunday e vening for a concert with The Masters Encouragers, Blaine and Boyd Cornwell, twin brothers born in Athens, Ohio. E ncouraging the saints and saving the lost through t eam preaching, singing and song leading, the Cornwells work very effectively in ane vangelistic ministry combining team preaching, singing and song leading. The concert will begin at6 :30 p.m. The monthly potluck is also scheduled for Sunday, immediately following the morning WorshipC elebration. After the potluck will be the monthly worship service at the Lake Placid Care Center at 1:30 p.m. E astside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Ave., two miles east of U.S. 27 on C.R. 621. Call 465-7065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, Changed, with Scripture from Mark 9:2-9. T he church is 1.7 miles west 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 celebrates Transfiguration of Our Lord. Pastor Gary Kindle will deliver his sermon titled AGlimpse of the Lord from the Holy Gospel Lesson of the Day Mark 9:29. Sunday Bible study is in t he Book of John. Tai Chi is offered at 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday in the fellowship hall; open to all (no charge, donations accepted). Faiths Closet/Thrift Shop offers donated items that are i n good condition for resale. Overstocked items areo ffered at half-price one week each month. Help is available to individuals who come to the Thrift Shop with an emergency need. FaithsC loset/Thrift Shop hours are 1 0 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Phone: 3852782 (direct to Faiths Closet). Mid-High School Youth will hold the 30 Hour Famine from Friday to Saturday, Feb. 24-25.First Baptist Church Avon ParkA VON PARK The Rev. J on Beck is senior pastor. Primera Bautista Mision Sunday services with Pastor Johnattan Soltero. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information call 453-6681 or email info@fbcap.net.First Christian Church Avon ParkAVON PARK 1 Timothy chapter 6 verses 17, 18 and 19 states: Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides usw ith everything for our e njoyment. Command them t o do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay upt reasure for themselves as a f irm foundation for the coming age, so that they may t ake hold of the life that is t ruly life. Pastor Greg Ratliff will be using this S cripture and others, in this weeks sermon, Reaching O ut to Others, where he will challenge all to have within you a desire to sharew ith others as God has shared with you. T his coming Wednesday will have a time of prayer and desserts. Everyone is asked to bring their favorited essert to share. This will b e followed by a time of prayer for on the prayer list. To have someone added to ourp rayer list either call or email the church office. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind theW achovia Bank). Call 4535334 or e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information. Thec hurch website is www.firstchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING At the L ords Table this Sunday morning will be Dick and Sharron Campbell.C ommunion will be served by Carol Chandler, Diane B iedler, Elissa Crothers and Frances Goff. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 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-mailr edeemer1895@aol.com Web site: redeemeravon.com The church is at 839 Howes Way,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 9a .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, FL33852. Phone: 4650051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday e vening: 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. 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 City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day 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 WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park 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 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALCAmerican Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-2346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS 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 roundfice phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 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, 6-7:30 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, 8 a.m. and 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. Asmall friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, 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 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. The Lords 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 Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. in the Millennium Church. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer a Saturday service at 6 p.m. with Pastor Tiger Gullett in the Millennium Church. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org All teachings are taken from the Manufacturers Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. 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. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of 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 Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org P RESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morn-i ng worship: Informal service, 8 a.m.; traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; evening service, 6:30 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: covpres@strato.net ; 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, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; 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, FL33870. 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 school and nursery and childrens ministry;7 p.m., adult small group Bible studies. Children/youth music ministry (Thursday 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, 6990132. 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 as pecial Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of 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, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.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. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE 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 the 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,FL33870. 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 P ark, FL33825. (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 S hawl 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 Methodis t 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 Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. 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 98The 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. Were 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 RELIGION Roberts and Sherry Kunsak. The guest minister for this servi ce is Dr. Rev. Desmond Walker and his sermon is titled Building Bridges of Relationship, taken from Acts 10:23-25. For more information, call 3850 352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon will be "The Crown of Service" based on I Corinthians 9:19-27. Special music will be provided by Bob andM axine Johnson. The adult Sunday school class is c ontinuing their study of David in II Samuel chapter 22 in which David writes a song of deliverance. O n Monday, the church office will be closed. O n Wednesday, Johnson will lead the Bible study on the topic The Basics of the Faith. On Saturday, Feb. 25, the Kingdom Heirs will present a concert at 7 p.m. Adonation of $10w ill be taken at the door and a love offering during the concert. The church will be open at 6 p.m. There are no reserved seats. The church is at 215 E. Circle S t. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). For questions, call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Who is My Neighbor is the title of Sunday mornings sermon, taken from theS criptures of Galatians 5:26 through 6:4.F irst United Methodist Church of SebringS EBRING The Rev. A.C. Bryants Sunday morning sermon i s The Knock at the Door with Scripture from Acts 12:1-18. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper w ill be served by the United Methodist Men on Tuesday and on W ednesday, an Ash Wednesday service will be held. Call the church office for inform ation at 385-5184. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com.Grace Pointe ChurchS EBRING Grace Pointe Church is at 200 Lark Ave., Sebring Hills Association clubhouse. Word-Spirit-Power Conference i n California is through Thursday with speakers Pastors Ron Zimmer, Wendell Smith and Keith Barron. S unday morning worship is Making the Wilderness A P asture, the river renewal series continues...we are almost therec ant quit now.Heartland Christian C hurchS EBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday morning will be Divine Dirt, with Scripture from Genesis 1:24-28. The service will also include H eartland Singers singing Come Back Again, and Roland Bates singing One Day at a Time, Sweet Jesus. T he church is at 2705 Alternate R oute 17 South (behind Publix phone 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID At the Heritage Worship Service, Pastor Jerry McCauley will preach on thes ubject ALook At The Lords Prayer Pastor Claude Burnett will preach on the topic of Assurance at the New Song ContemporaryW orship Service in Rob Reynolds Hall. Pastor Fred Ball will preach on t he subject Transforming Love from the text of Mark 9, at the Celebration Worship Service. T he church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information, phone 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morni ng Bible lesson, Heirs to the Promise, is taken from Galatians 3 and 4. Pastor Jim Scaggs will b ring the Sunday morning and evening worship service messages. The Wednesday evening service will be praise, prayer and Bible study.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING The Rev. Ronald D e Genaro Jrs message will be Mountain Top Faith at all three services, with biblical reference from Mark 9:2-9. Nursery is provided at all services.The Way ChurchSEBRING Youth Director Z ac Tsai will preach Sunday on The Power of Prayer The Difference Makers Youth meet Sunday and Wednesdaye venings. The Way Church is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. The church phone is 471-6140; the pastors cell is 273-3674. For church infor m ation and the pastors messages g o to www.thewaychurch.org. Continued from page 8B Church News

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 17, 2012Page 11B E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 RELIGION Saturday night Hoedown at Leisure LakesLAKE PLACID A bluegrass gospel and coun-t ry Hoedown will be happening this Saturday evening at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church. Many exciting musicians from acrosst he area will be performing, including Barney and Nancy who perform regularly at Henscratch Winery, Bill Youngman and A2J( Addicted 2 Jesus from Frostproof. Those coming early will b e treated to a chili dinner in the churchs fellowship hall beginning at 5 p.m.M usic will get under way starting at 6 p.m. in the a uditorium. Everyone is welcome to come out for a good time of fellowship andg reat music, said Don Roberts, pastor of the c hurch. This is the fourth year of the Hoedown at Leisure Lakes. There is no charge; all are welcome. The church is at the weste rn end of Lake June. From U.S. 27 take Lake June R oad to Miller, turning north on Wildflower. For further information, contactt he church office by calling 699-0671.Winemiller, Knight in concert SundayLAKE PLACID Troy Winemiller and Karen Knight will be in concert and drama at CommunityC hurch of God, 735 S. Sun N Lakes Blvd., at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Theres a lot of experience behind the rich voice a nd warm personality o f Winemiller.I n 1981 Winemiller was named outh Vocalist fort he York Symphony. In 2008 he performed in Los Angelesf or the Operation of Hope Charity Gala along with Hollywood celebrities Patty Duke and Herschel Walker and was recently one of the featured vocalists for the International World Travel Convention at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando. But Winemillers biggest vocal engagement is yet to come. On April 15, he will have the honor of opening for Dove, Grammy, Billboard Music Award winner and Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee Sandi Patty. Knight is founder of Ministry for the Heart from the Heart and offers her talents of music and biblical drama nationally and internationally. In her drama ministry, Knight is best known for her role as Mrs.N oah, in Sight & Sounds Millennium Theaters r enowned production Noah, The Musical. As a concert artist she has sharedt he stage with such notable Christian artists as The B rooklyn Tabernacle Soloists, Kendra Penn Cook, Larry Ford, Legacy 5 a nd Lily Weatherford and The Weatherfords.Never Fade will be in concert at CalvaryAVON PARK Never Fade Bluegrass Gospel Band will be in concert at1 0 a.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, 2220 U.S. 2 7 South, (across from South Florida CommunityC ollege). To book a concert, contact Bill Keen at (813 1900 or e-mail williamkeen76@yahoo.com.Missions Conference slatedSEBRING Missions C onference at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave., will be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26. On Saturday, the schedule will be as follows: Breakfast 9 a.m., in fellowship hall. Guest speaker: Malcolm and Vivian Johnson, Kentucky Missions Trip; Don and Linda Childress, Mexico Missions Trip. Please RSVPto the church office by calling 385-0107 to attend. Sunday schedule will be as follows: Sunday school 9:30 a.m., in fellowship hall. Guest speakers: Kim and Jason Smith, Word in Faith, worship service 11 a.m. Covered dish supper 5 p.m., in fellowship hall. Bring covered dish to share. Beverages provided. Rev. Frank vanDalen, World Witness executive director,w ill be the guest speaker for worship and supper. E veryone is invited.Grace Harmony concert plannedS EBRING Calvary Church on Hammock Road will be hosting Grace H armony in concert, Sunday, Feb. 26. They will be featured at the 8:15 and 10 a.m. services on Sunday morning. Wacaster Family in concert SundaySEBRING The W acaster Family will be in concert at 10 a.m. Sunday a t Living Waters Church Of God, 4571 Sparta Road, forF riend Day. There will be a dinner following the morning service. The church will also be t aking up a love offering during the concert.Sebring Prayer Breakfast 2012SEBRING The Sebring Prayer Breakfast Committee, in conjunction with the Sebring Aglow Community Lighthouse, announces that John Bona has accepted an invitation to be this years keynote speaker. The event will take place 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at Kenilworth Lodge. Bona is a firm believer in the American-free enterprise system. He is also the executive producer of the documentary movie, Monumental: In Search of Americas National Treasure. For more information, call (863 online to www.sebringprayerbreakfast.org. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The brass e nsemble Artisans in Brass will be featured in the second concert of the Winter Concert S eries at Maranatha Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 4. Artisans in Brass is an ensemble of Christian professionals, located across the United States, who gatherp eriodically to rehearse, perform and record. They feature a combination of sacred and classical music that spans more than five cen-t uries. Group members have created arrangements of hymns and transcriptions of p opular classics, fitting these beloved songs with new harm onies, meters, form and material that sparkle in settings for brass. Theirdesire is to use their talents to exalt Jesus Christ through the per-f ormance of the finest brass literature. The third and final concert in the series will feature the Ditchfield Family Singers onF riday, March 23. The Maranatha congregation extends a cordial welc ome to friends from the community to share in these c oncerts. The church is in Maranatha Village off Arbuckle Creek Road, two miles east of State Road 17Ni n Sebring. For more information, call 382-4301 or 382-8594. Artisans in Brass in concert Feb. 24 at Maranatha C ourtesy photo Artisans in Brass will be in concert Feb. 24 at Maranatha Baptist Church. K night Winemiller When Nehemiah went before King Artaxerxes on this occasion as a cupbearer,t he king noticed something different about Nehemiahs countenance. He informed the king about the conditions of Jerusalem and then the king asked, What do you request? Nehemiah replied, If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor in your sight, I ask that you send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers' tomb, that I may rebuild it. Then the king asked, How long will your journey be? And when will you return? Nehemiah received the kings approval to go and he set a time to return (Nehemiah 2:1-6 There are two very interesting points in this account relative to children obeying and honoring their parents. First, Nehemiahs specific request to the king was to go to Jerusalem and rebuild it. And this is exactly what he did. When he met with the city officials in Jerusalem (2:17,18 cise goal and it was accomplished in 52 days (6:15 Nehemiah did not use this request to deceive the king to accomplish other motives. es, Mom and Dad, I will go to the movie and then to the pizza place and come home. Yet, you know all the time this is a cover up for a party at a friends house that is not the best influence. Second, before Nehemiah left Shushan for Judah, as previously observed, he and the king agreed on a time for his return. Nehemiah was now governor in Judah and a successful leader and wall builder and he has to go back to Artaxerxes as a cupbearer. Perhaps the people of Judah begged him to stay. Now decision time. It should not surprise us what decision he made keep his word and go back to the king (13:6 I will be in at 11 p.m. you told your parents. But the guys wanted to stay at the party longer to talk to the girls. They told you how they slipped in their house later than promised and pulled a fast one on their parents. It is interesting to note that when Nehemiah returned to the King, he obtained permission to go back to Jerusalem. Trust is earned and respected. Obey means to listen, attend, carry out an order and honor is high regard and respect. Think deeply on the following: Honor expresses the frame of mind from which obedience proceeds. Honor is higher than obedience you can obey without honor, but you cannot honor without obedience. Thus, Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and motherwhich is the first command with promise: that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth (Ephesians 6:1,2 Why did Nehemiah obey King Artaxerxes in both areas of promise? He had respect for the king. Children also need good examples from both parents. Take note of the model of Elizabeth and Zacharias, And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless (Luke 1:6 Though Paul is discussing the church of Christ, Hiss piritual body (verse 32 information in Ephesians 5:22-33 is vital for godly parents. The wife/mother must remember that the first example the daughter will see is her model. And this is also true with the husband/father to the son. This should be a wake up call to both parents to follow the Divine plan for a successful marriage and home also outlined in Colossians 3:18-21. Certainly one of the reasons the prodigal/wayward son (Luke 15 to return home was the memories of a loving father. The home by Divine design is a team with all members working together for the benefit of all. Biblical history as well as secular history is replete with examples godly homes and its fruits, the danger of sexual unfaithfulness and the deep scares it leaves and favoritism of children that leaves husband and wife at odds and children effected for life. The godly conduct of each family member commands the respect of the others. Afinal challenge to youth/children: The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, and he who begets a wise child will delight in him. Let your father and your mother be glad, and let her who bore you rejoice. (Proverbs 23:24,25 Frank Parker can be reach at frankparker27@yahoo.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Children, obey and honor your parents Guest Column F rank Parker Courtesy photo The Hyssongs Dell, Susan and Richard will be in concert at the SIM Chapel on Schlosser Road in Sebring a t 7 p.m. today. For the past 10 years this musical family has traveled throughout the United States and Canada b lessing people wherever they have gone with their unique style of southern gospel music and humor. The award-winning trio consistently has top 40 songs on the radio charts. They perform more than 250 times eachy ear in churches, auditoriums and gospel cruises. All are invited. The concert is free. An offering will be taken to defray the Hyssongs expenses. Snapshots Concert at SIM today GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE

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C M Y K Page 12BNews-SunFriday, February 17, 2012www.newssun.com City of Avon Park 3x10.5 BW 00017042 F orty-one years ago, I was a nave 19-year-old just beginning lifes journey. I do not like to brag but I was the poster child for navet. I hada few ideas about life but too few to make me a contributing member of the human society. What I knew about life could fit nicely in myt rouser pocket with plenty of room for a country boys pocketknife. One of the things that I did not know is that a navec ountry boy is a target for a young lady looking to settle down. It is a good thing I didn ot know these things because it is better in some areas of life to be caught offg uard. If you always have your guard up you are never g oing to see some of the more interesting sights of life. I t was exactly 41 years ago this month that I was introd uced to a very nice young lady. She smiled at me and I smiled back. Being a courteous nave young man I did not know that smiling backh ad a different meaning to the one receiving the smile t han the one giving the smile. Ah, that sweet innocence. How I miss it. W e attended the same Bible College and therefore w ere in constant contact with each other. Looking back on the whole a ffair our relationship changed one day when she slipped me a note as we passed each other in the hall going to separate classes. Theo nly note I had ever received in my life came from my mother which contained a list of things she wanted me to do or else. Now I was get-t ing a note from this young lady. I smiled when she handed it to me but inside I wasm ore frightened than I have ever been in my entire life. A note, what in the world did she want me to do? What didI do that she has to communic ate to me in such a covert manner? My fears were allayed w hen I opened the note and discovered it was a love note. For anybody who has received such communicationi n the past you will understand quite readily that this completely changed our relationship. This was before email, texting, cell phones andF acebook. Back in the day we had to do all of our communication in person like,f ace-to-face. The only exception was the notorious love notes, of which I was beingi ntroduced. Getting my first love n ote was rather enlightening to me. I had just seen this young lady in the hallway,a nd before that we had lunch together, and before that we h ad chapel where we saw each other. However, the note that she handed me, this infamous love note, said that she, and I quote, missed me. I turned the note over to see if there was any explanat ion on the back, but it was blank. I was a little concerned about her when under-n eath her name she put a series of Xs and Os. W hether this was some secret code I was supposed to know about or whether she had just r un out of words was beyond my experience at the time. As I thought about that note, I wondered, when in the world did she have time tom iss me? What was it she missed? It certainly was not my charm because I had not developed that attribute until recently. N ow I was in a quandary. What do I do? Do I go up to h er after class and apologize for being missed? Do I sit herd own and explained to her that between seeing each other we had been in different classes in different rooms? What do I do witht his bit of information? I thought the better part of valor was to pretend I knew w hat she was talking about. It was not long before I realized that she was expecting me to reciprocate and write her a love note. I reallyd id not know what to say. If I wrote a note similar to the one she wrote me and said, I miss you, I would be lying.I knew where she was. I k new that after the class was over I would see her again. It took me a while to realize that the purpose of love notes had nothing to do withe xchanging information. In fact, no love note carries with it any sensitive information ata ll. To this day, I am still not sure what a love note really is. I began my writing career and although I had hoped to s tart writing nonfiction I was writing fictitious notes that had no meaning whatsoever. Ib egan writing little love notes to her saying, I miss you, t oo. I felt a little guilty and somewhat silly, but she looked forward to my missing her. Im still a little embarrassed to say that itt ook some time for me to figure out the Xs and the Os. N ow when I hear someone say that X marks the spot a different picture comes tom ind. Upon thought, I discovered t hat God was the first one to write a love note. Jehovah appeared of old unto me, sayi ng, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee (Jeremiah 31:3 KJV). E verything in my life began with Gods marvelous love note to me. The Rev. James L. Snyder is p astor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in SilverS prings Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessn yder2@att.net. The church web site is www.whatafellowship.com/ Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the NewsSun staff. It all began with a love note RELIGION ENTERTAINMENT Guest Column Rev. James L. Snyder By NICOLE WINFIELD A ssociated PressROME The top U.S. Catholic bishop vowed legislative and court challenges Tuesday to a compromise by President Barack Obama to his healthcare mandate that now exempts religiously affiliated institutions from paying directly for birth control for their workers, instead making insurance companies responsible. Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, who heads the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in an interview with The Associated Press that he trusted Obama wasnt anti-religious and intended to make good on his pledge to work with religious groups to fine-tune the mandate. I want to take him at his word, Dolan said in Rome, where he will be made a cardinal Saturday. But he stressed: I do have to say its getting harder and harder, to believe Obamas claim to prioritize religious freedom issues given the latest controversy. Obama sought to quell fierce election-year outrage on Friday by abandoning his stand that religiously affiliated institutions such as Catholic hospitals and universities must pay for birth control. Instead, he said insurance would step in to provide the coverage. The administrations initial position had outraged evangelicals and Catholic bishops and emboldened many Republicans who charged that it amounted to an assault on religion by forcing religious institutions to pay for contraception, sterilization and the morning-after pill against their consciences. The mandate also raised greater philosophical questions about which institutions would qualify as religious and could therefore be exempt. Does the federal government have the right to tell a religious individual or a religious entity how to define yourself? Dolan asked. This is what gives us greater chill. Initially, Dolan had termed Obamas compromise as a first step in the right direction after hearing about it Friday morning. But later that day, Dolans USCCB issued a statement rejecting it, saying the arrangement was unacceptable and raised serious moral concerns. Dolan, the archbishop of New York, said the main concern is that the so-called choking mandates remain. In addition many Catholic entities are self-insured. It remains unclear how they would get around the mandate to provide services that they consider morally illicit. as what was intended to be a concession, and what gave us a glimmer of hope at the beginning ... really just amount to a hill of beans? And it seems as if it does, Dolan said. He vowed to support legislation under way in Congress that would allow any employer to deny birth control coverage if it runs counter to their religious or moral beliefs. The White House on Monday termed the proposed legislation dangerous and wrong. Dolan said the U.S. bishops will now work hard to support passage of the new legislation. I couldnt see why the president would have any consternation, because he said to me that religious freedom remains sacrosanct. Well, lets legislatively guarantee it, Dolan said. Separately, he said, the bishops will back court challenges to the mandate being undertaken by others. He said he didnt think the USCCB itself, however, would sue the government over the issue. Dolan spoke at the North American College, the U.S. seminary in Rome, where he was a student in the 1970s and served as rector starting in 1994. On Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI will make Dolan and 20 other bishops cardinals, the red-capped princes of the church who will elect the next pope. AP Interview: US bishops fight birth control deal By ANTHONYMcCARTNEY APEntertainment WriterLOS ANGELES For Bishop T.D. Jakes, watchingW hitney Houston sing a classic gospel hymn two m onths ago made him sure the long-struggling singer was poised for a comeback. I nstead, her soulful rendition of His Eye is on the S parrow will be the last chance for audiences to see Houston perform newm usic. Her performance was filmed for a scene in the upcoming movie Sparkle, i n which Houston stars as the mother of a family of g irls who form a singing group and struggle with fame and addiction. Houstons death on Saturday in the bathroom ofh er room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel thwarted any chance for the singer to rebound from years of damage to her voice and reputation caused by drug abuse and erratic behavior. The footage of Houston singing is nowhere near asv oluminous as the rehearsal videos left behind by M ichael Jackson that were crafted into the film This Is It. Yet Sparkle representsa similar opportunity for audiences the chance to s ee a once-gifted but sincetarnished artist perform one last time. J acksons film, released four months after his death, earned more than $250 mill ion worldwide; the success of Sparkle, scheduled for r elease on Aug. 17, remains to be seen. But Jakes predicted audiences would be moved by Houstons singing of the Sparrow gospel classic and another song recorded for the film. She delivered it with such conviction that it was a very touching moment in the filming of the movie, recalled Jakes, a Texas minister who helped producet he film. She just left such a deep impression on everyb ody Houstons performance, filmed in Detroit, broughtt ears to the eyes of those on the Sparkle set, Jakes s aid. The films executive producer, Howard Rosenman,s aid the film will show audiences a Whitney that people have never seen, W hitney that people have never heard. B y the time of her death, Houston was far removed from her defining film role in 1992s The Bodyguard which not only became ab lockbuster, but also broke down cultural barriers and produced an award-winning soundtrack anchored by the singers vocals. J MP/Abaca Press/MCT A small memorial for Whitney Houston was placed outside the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. The funeral will be held at the church on Saturday. Houston legacy to continue in her final film, song

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C M Y K LIVING 14B PA GE News-Sun Friday, February 17, 2012 T erm:April 30, 1789 March 3, 1797Vice president:John AdamsR eligion:EpiscopalianMarriage:Martha Dandridge CustisMilitary service:Served in the Virginia militia 17521754, 1755-1758; commander in chief of the Continental Army 1775-1783Highlights of presidency:He signed the Proclamation of Neutrality in 1793 declaring the United S tates friendly and impartial toward the European nations at war. Washington ordered 15,000 militia to put down the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794. He denied Congress access to executive branch records involving the Jay Treaty of 1795.Did you know?Washingtons dentures were made of human, animal and ivory bases not made of wood and were held in his mouth with metal springs. He was the only president who was elected unanimously by the Electoral College. His last name comes from his ancestral town in England, known in 1183 as Wessyngton, but five generations later, when he became president, it had become Hertburn.T erm:March 4, 1797 March 3, 1801V ice president:Thomas JeffersonReligion:Unitarian branch of CongregationalismM arriage:A bigail Smith in 1764Military service:NoneH ighlights of presidency:During the height of the Quasi-War with France in 1798, Adams released correspondence in which the French foreign minister demanded a substantial bribe from the U.S. government beforer esuming diplomatic talks between the two countries. He signed the Alien and Sedition Act of 1798, permitting the deportation of dangerous aliens, imprisoning enemy aliens and restricting freedom of speech to criticize the government.Did you know?In 1770, he successfully defended the British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre. He signed the Treaty of Paris on Sept. 3, 1783, ending the War for American Independence. He was the first president to reside in what would become known as the White House. Adams was the father of John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States.Term:M arch 4, 1801 March 3, 1809Vice presidents: Aaron Burr, 1801-1805; George C linton, 1805-1809Religion:Deism; grew up AnglicanM arriage:Martha Wayles Skelton, who died before Jefferson took officeM ilitary service:NoneHighlights of presidency:1800 was the first contested election, between Aaron Burr and Jefferson. It was thrown into the House of Representatives, where it took 36 ballots to decide for Jefferson. He sent the U.S. Marines to the shores of Tripoli to defeat the Barbary Pirates in the Mediterranean Sea, 1801-1805. He bought the French Louisiana Territory for $15 million, doubling the United States in area. He signed legislation abolishing the importation of slaves.Did you know?At age 33, he wrote the draft of the Declaration of Independence unaided by references in 18 days, June 11-28, 1776. Jefferson served his country as minister to France, 1785-1789, secretary of state, 17901793, and as vice president, 1797-1801.Term:March 4, 1809 March 3, 1817Vice presidents:George Clinton, 1809-1812; Elbridge Gerry, 1813-1814; vacant, 1814-1817Religion:EpiscopalianMarriage:Dolley Payne ToddMilitary service:He was commissioned a colonel from Orange County, Va., during the War for American Independence but discharged because of frail health before he saw any action.Highlights of presidency:The impressment of American sailors into the British Navy sparked the War of 1812. Victories on Lake Erie by Capt. Oliver Perry and at New Orleans by Gen. Andrew Jackson in 1815 ended the war.Did you know?Traditionally Madison is called the Father of the Constitution. He served as a U.S. House member from Virginia, 1789-1797, and secretary of state, 1801-1809. His nickname was Jemmy. He is the shortest president at 5 feet, 4 inches, and he weighed just 100 pounds. His wife, Dolley, saved Gilbert Stuarts famous painting of George Washington shortly before British soldiers burned the White House.Term:March 4, 1825 March 3, 1829Vice president:John C. CalhounReligion:Unitarian branch of CongregationalismMarriage:Louisa Catherine JohnsonMilitary service:NoneParty:Federalist, Democratic-Republican, WhigHighlights of presidency: He presented an ambitious program for modernization that included roads, canals, a national university and an astronomical observatory. He proposed a high tariff on imported manufactured goods to protect domestic industry, but opponents thought it favored New England. It became law and prompted his vice president, a Southerner, to condemn it as unjust.Did you know?As Monroes secretary of state, John Quincy Adams helped the president develop the Monroe Doctrine and has been called Americas greatest secretary of state. In a long career, he served as minister to the Netherlands; minister to Prussia; chief negotiator of the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812; and minister to Great Britain 1815-1817. Feb. 22, 1732 ~ Dec. 14, 1799 Oct. 30, 1735 ~ July 4, 1826 April 13, 1743 ~ July 4, 1826Term:March 4, 1817 March 3, 1825Vice president:Daniel D. TompkinsReligion:EpiscopalianMarriage:Elizabeth KortrightMilitary service:Monroe served in the 3rd Virginia Regiment during the War for American Independence. He saw action at Trenton, Brandywine, Germantown and Monmouth before reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel.Party:Democratic-RepublicanHighlights of presidency:Enormously popular, Monroe was the last Revolutionary War veteran under arms to become president, and his time in office became known as the Era of Good Feelings. In 1820, he delayed the Civil War by signing the Missouri Compromise, which admitted Missouri as a slave state, Maine as a free state and the Louisiana Territory split. He delivered a message to Congress in 1823, eventually called the Monroe Doctrine, warning European powers against intervention in the Western Hemisphere.Did you know?On Christmas night 1776, Monroe crossed the Delaware River with George Washington, and at the Battle of Trenton, was shot in the shoulder. He remains the only president to have been wounded by enemy fire. March 16, 1751 ~ June 28, 1836 April 28, 1758 ~ July 4, 1831 July 11, 1767 ~ Feb. 23, 1848Alook at the six men who governed our nation through its infancyBy David Jahntz, Chicago Tribune Illustrations by Rick Tuma, Chicago TribuneSOURCE: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF U.S. PRESIDENTSBYWILLIAM A. DEGREGORIOWashington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe and Adams (times two and they should be. From the Whiskey Rebellion to the Treaty of Ghent, these presidents guided our nation in its first 40 years and shaped the course of American government for the next two centuries.