The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 02-19-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
semiweekly[ former 1988-1996]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 25 | 75 cents www.newssun .com H ighLow 82 51C omplete Forecast PAGE 8A Mostly cloudy with some T-storms F orecast Question: Do you think the U.S. will have to conduct military action against Iran before the end of this year? Next question: Should health insurance plans be required to cover the full cost of birth control for women? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries John Jongens Age 84, of Lake Placid Donald Rousseau Sr. Age 92, of Sebring Joanne Seiple Age 79, of Lake Placid Obituaries, Page 7A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 62.1% No 37.8% 099099401007 Total votes: 66 Arts & Entertainment3C Business1B Classifieds5D Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle2C Dear Abby2C Editorial & Opinion3A Horoscope2C Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times2C Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 9 9 4 4 By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comL AKE PLACID There is no need for council elections in the t own of Lake Placid,according to Town Clerk Arlene Tuck,because only the two incumbents turned in t he qualifying paperwork. The qualifying period has ended. I only had two candidates: Ray Royce and Steve Bastardi, said Town Clerk Arlene Tuck onF riday. Therefore,the Town of Lake Placid will not hold an election April 3,T uck added. Despite the long m eetings,I really think we are mak-i ng a difference, and I feel like there is a lot left to accomplish,Royce told the News-SunF riday. We are working on the regional utilities and the LDRs (Land Development Regulations),we arew orking with the county to establish county-wide fire suppression. We may sometimes be long windedbut I feel like we are making a difference in the long run. I guess it shows you are doing some good when no one feels they need to run against you,Royce added. Honestly,during my first election,I had to go door-to-door. Some would invite you in and some would just say thank you and close the door. But I got to meet a lot of people and hear some real concerns. That made a difference for me. Bastardi was not available for comment at press time. Both candidates will be sworn in before the April town council meeting,according to Royce. No vote needed in Lake Placid Nobody files to run against Royce, Bastardi Bastardi Royce News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Soup Up the Arts guests choose from hundreds of bowls at the 10th annual event Thursday afternoon. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Sounds of smooth jazz from the Sebring High School Jazz Band and smells of delicious soups filled the air in Sebring High Schools cafeteria Thursday afternoon during the annual Soup Up the Arts Fundraiser. Students served up bowls of broccoli cheddar,mushroom,and numerous other soups to patrons who made contributions to the students fundraiser. Senior Natasha Owens was behind the serving counter along side fellow seniors and friends,Danielle Francis and Kelsey Colicci. This is my first year doing this. I think its great,it is a cool event,Owens said. Each year the event raises thousands of dollars for inneed students and their families. Lake Country Elementary third grader Pedro Palaciof and SHS junior Juana Students shine at Soup Up the Arts fundraiser See SOUP,page 6A Reel big dealT est yourself with A cademy Award trivia PAGE1 CHeavy medalW restlers fighting for h ardware at state PAGE1 DEndearingL ocal makes u nique jewelry PAGE1 B By ED BALDRIDGE e d.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING County Commissioners will take another look at the sweeping changes to Chapter 12 of county ordinances on Tuesday with the goal of making the it faster for developers to get started on projects. Chapter 12 is also known to developers as the Highlands County Land Development Regulations, and is key to helping housing and business startups, according to commission chair Jack Richie. e are making some great changes,said Richie. It is our goal to make it faster and easier for construction to start on new projects. e asked staff to reduce the time it takes to review several items and that will help development move forward,Richie said. Most of the changes reduces the requirements for county staff to complete items like concurrency clearance,archaeological clearance or preliminary site plans by five days. The time county staff now has is 20 days to review and make suggestions to developers and the commission is County to discuss LDR changes County Commission chair Jack Richie says the goal of LDR changes is to make the development process faster and easier. See COUNTY,page 6A A working vacation B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comL AKE PLACID A group of students are preparing to spend their spring break this yeard oing something much more fulfilling than hitting the beach or hanging around the house. First Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid has scheduled a mission trip for 24 youth group students to visit Birmingham,Ala.,to help with torna-d o disaster relief and be of service to all in the community. The city of Birmingham was rocked by a tornaLocal students to aid in disaster relief over spring break See STUDENTS,page 6A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS F irst Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid volunteers Christi Bobo, Niel Buddy Matheis and Cannon Bobo sort t hrough donated items Saturday morning to take to Birmingham, Ala. to assist victims of a recent tornado. T he group will be collecting supplies for the until March 5 at the old Atlantic Diesel warehouse on C.R. 621 in Lake Placid. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Cannon Bobo, from left, Darryl White, Don Childress, Dwayne White and Niel Matheis unload a washer and ad ryer Saturday morning that were donated by Don and Linda Childress. Appliances along with other supplies will be taken to Birmingham to help provide relief to tornado victims.


C M Y K B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Cara Dunford, a reading resource coach and teacher at HillGustat Middle School, is them ost recent district educator to earn a National Board for P rofessional Teaching Standards certification. She is the 50th full-time t eacher in Highlands County to accomplish and pass the d ifficult process. Three substitute teachers have as well. According to the boards w ebsite, since 1987, more than 97,000 teachers nationwide have been so certified a large number, but a small percentage. T he process is demanding and takes months. The applicant has to produce four entry portfolios. Each entry must include a1 5-page paper reflecting on the lesson plans submitted, h ow well students understood and integrated the les-s on, and a self critique of what worked well and what didnt. For example, an applicant has to show a sample stu-d ents progress complete with work product, then analyze the students improvement over time, explaining the strategies used and whyt hey were chosen. ou have to show youre involved, doing things above and beyond the ordinary Dunford said. In addition to being a Florida Reading Initiative trainer and a curriculum leader at Memorial Elementary School, Dunford has been very successful at winning grants that enhanced instruction at least one every year since 2007 when she joined the district as an elementary teacher, mostly teaching kindergarten or first grade. She also earned a masters degree and a specialist degree in educational leadership, is working on her reading endorsement, and plans o n a Ph.D.. Finally, the applicant has to take a four-hour standardized test. Dunford had to go to Orlando for the exam. There is a high failure r ate, Dunford said, referring to the entire process, not just the exam itself. The format is very exact, Dunford said. Not only do all instructions have to be carr ied out precisely as asked, even the pages submitted have to be in the right order. The slightest deviation, and the application is rejected. I realistically couldnt have done the format correctl y if two of my friends, Courtney Floyd and Ashley Cloverhouse, hadnt men-t ored me, Dunford said. Floyd and Cloverhouse are b oth national board certified. Dunford thanks her friends by paying it forward and b ecoming a reading coach to other teachers. I now teach teachers. I analyze student data and provide professional develop-m ent. I help develop lesson plans, give advice, reassurance and relieve stress. I talk Page 2ANews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; social security below lottery; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 6 6 3 3 4 4 K AYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; auto accident above lottery; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 4 4 1 1 F eb. 14 293738394244x:2Next jackpot $6 millionFeb. 11 1811204752x:5 Feb. 8 31220223152x:2 Feb. 17 719222829 Feb. 16 110262930 Feb. 15 39262931 Feb. 14 1251535 Feb. 17 (n 8173 Feb. 17 (d 3515 Feb. 16 (n 0218 Feb. 16 (d 9413 Feb. 17(n 910 Feb. 17 (d 477 Feb. 16(n 337 Feb. 16 (d 675 Feb. 17 1922262913 Feb. 14 69173620 Feb. 10 627344414 Feb. 7 121325396 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 Courtesy photo David Flowers (rightmally announced his candidacy for the office of Supervisor of Elections for Highlands County. Flowers had previously served the public as a county commissioner, deputy sheriff and criminal investigator, business owner, and volunteer firefighter. Flowers is currently the countys Director of Facilities. I have the background, experience, and education to fulfill the duties of this office and provide the best service possible to our citizens, Flowers stated while filing his paperwork with Joe Campbells office on Friday morning. Flowers running for Supervisor of Elections Math Parent Night at Lake CountryLAKE PLACID P arents and students at Lake Country Elementary School will gather together for an entertaining and educational program aimed ath elping promote financial education among student families during Math Parent Night from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday. T imes are tough, making it the perfect time for your family to attend the popular Whats On the Menu? Financial Education forF amilies workshop. Learning how to manage money is an important les-s on even for young children. Come to this fun, restaurant-themed eventw here parents and kids learn how to work on h ousehold budgets, together and ways kids can save for things such as sportsg ear, books or video games. F or more information about the Whats on the Menu? Financial Education for Families program and to access free teacherr esources visit www.volunteerusafoundation.org/.Dinner, concert set Wednesday at UnitySEBRING On W ednesday, Unity Life Enrichment Centre opens its doors to an International n ight of food and music with its Italian bistro and concert featuring singers/songwritersAdam Ray and Kim Timmermann. T he evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner which includes fresh garden salad, a variety of Italian pasta dishes, bread,c offee or tea and dessert.The show starts at 7 p.m. Rayhas 12 years classic al piano training and six years of jazz on piano, trumpet and vocals during his childhood in Oregon and Washington states. T immermannhas lived in Sebring since 1987 and is co-owner of Timmermann Citrus & Tropical Fruit Nursery.She will performo riginal music, some Argentine folklore and requests. Dinner and show is offered for $20 per person.Concert only tickets are available at $15. each.Reservations are required.To reserve tickets and for more information call the Centre Box office at 471-1122.Visit www.UnityofSebring.orgor email TheCentre@vistanet.net/.YMCA taking car donationsSEBRING Got a car and not sure what to do with it? How about donati ng it to the Highlands County Family YMCA. Your donation will help a child in the community learn how to swim or par-t icipate in a sports program. All proceeds will benefit the Strong Kids Campaign. The Yis a non-profit5 013C business. For more information, call 382-9622.Chuck King in concert at ReflectionsAVON PARK Chuck King, Americas premier comedy magician and hypnotic entertainer, will bringh is show to Reflections on Silver Lake at 6:30 p.m. M onday. Few entertainers possess the natural ability to amaze and amuse ana udience like King. He presents a show that is a u nique blend of comedy, magic and hypnosis (volunteers only). Known as the king of clean comedy, King hasa ppeared with Bill Cosby, Jay Leno and Tim Allen. T ickets for this outrageously funny and audience friendly show are $8, andt he public is welcome. Call 452-5037Under the Oaks Opry is SundaySEBRING Country, bluegrass, blues, and g ospel music can be heard atthe Under The Oaks O pry from 1-4 p.m. Sundays. There is always a special guest at this alcohol-free, family venue. The event is just off P owerline Road on 3414 Beck Ave. For information, call 253-0771.Dessert card party set for ThursdayS EBRING The GFWC Womans Club of Sebring, 4 260 Lakeview Drive, will host a dessert card party at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The event is open to players of cards, bridge and otherg ames. Cost is $3 per person. Phone 382-6670 or 6550105 for reservations.Red Hatters set for Spring FlingTickets are now being sold for The Red Hatters annual Green Spring Fling and must be purchased by March 1. Tickets for lunch are $9.95. The theme for decorated hats is anything pertaining to casinos. The event will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8 at Brighton in the Bingo Hall. For further information, call 465-0161 or email beckshel@embarqmail.com CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued on page 7A E lectric car, hybrid, its all the talk! Did you know theres an electric car inside the Historical Society? Yes, Sebring was ahead of the curve! In 1974, the Sebring-Vanguard Corp. f actory began mass production of the electric CitiCar at the Sebring Airport facility. More than 2,500 were produced from 1974-1978. At first, 10 cars were produced daily. The vehicles would go2 6 miles per hour and would travel between 30 and 40 miles between electric charges. They didnt sell because 26 mph was just too slow. They added two batteriese ach and that increased top speed to 38 mph and the cars began to sell at a cost of under $3,000. The car at the Historical Society, donated by James and Lola Adams in 2006, attracts visits by electric car enthusiasts, teenagers thinking the car is cute,retired vehicle engineers and peo-p le wanting to know the history of how such a project developed in a small town like Sebring. The history behind Sebring is most f ascinating, and if you havent had a chance to visit with Archivist Carole Goad at the Sebring Historical Society, you are really missing out. Located at 321 West Center Ave., behind thel ibrary, the Historical Society is open to the public Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also join them at their next quarterly luncheon Saturday, April 28, at noon. Just bring ad ish to share and $1.50 each for beverage and table service to the Jack Stroup (Sebring. Since its founding in 1968, the Society has archived thousands of docu-m ents and photographs of Sebring and Highlands County institutions and famiS ebring was ahead of the curve on electric cars Centennial Notebook Hard work and attention to detail pay off with National Board certification News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Cara Dunford is the reading coach and resource teacher atH ill-Gustat Middle School. She is also the most recent N ational Board Certified teacher in Highlands County. Dunsford is 50th full-time teacher in county to earn honor See DUNSFORD, page 7A See ELECTRIC, page 7A


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 3AANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com C IRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION A s I grew up and went to school, I ate my share of sack lunches. I dont remember ever complaining to my mother aboutt hem, not even when the fare for the day was a p eanut butter sandwich. My moms attitude on lunch was eat it or go hungryw hich didnt leave a lot of room for complaints. W hen John and James were growing up, I sometimes sent them to schoolw ith a bag lunch, though as they grew older and harder to please I resorted to simp ly giving them money to buy whatever the school w as selling for lunch. Yes, I realize this takes points off my Good Mom score, but it made life easier for me and both boys emergedf rom the experience healthy and whole, so I dont feel quite so guilty about it. I was never called into the school to explain my choice of fare for the boys.W hen I was young, no one ever went poking into my l unch bag to check up on what my mom was feeding me or my siblings. It was assumed that parents were smart enough to providet heir kids with a decent meal. Times have apparently changed. According to an article at www.carolina-j ournal.com and other sites, someone is inspecting preschool lunches and replacing them if they dont meet up to certain standards. I am not kidding. According to the article, The Division of Child Development and Early Education at the Department of Health and Human Services requires all preschool facilities to serve lunches that meet USDAguidelines. If a child brings a lunch from home that doesnt, the facility is required to supplement the meal so that the guidelines are met. What are these guidelines? They consist of one serving each of milk, meat, and grain, and two servings of vegetables and/or fruit. Keep this in mind, it gets important later. This came to a number of peoples attention because someone checking out lunchboxes at an elementary school in Raeford, North Carolina on Jan. 30 came across a lunch they deemed unfit according to the guidelines. T he lunch consisted of the following: a turkey and c heese sandwich, a banana, some potato chips and apple juice. The preschoolg irl who brought the lunch was told it wasnt nutrit ious and was instead given a school lunch to eat from which she consumedt hree chicken nuggets. The school sent the offensive lunch back home w ith the girl along with a bill for the school lunch of $ 1.25. The mother, who is nameless in the article, was outraged. She wrote a complaint to her state represen-t ative, whose office is checking it out. School officials also were investigating. Let me point out that by their own standards, the bag lunch brought tos chool that day was appropriate. It had servings of g rain, meat, dairy, and fruit. This isnt candy and soda were talking about here. And if I may dare to a sk what is the government doing poking into a kids lunchbox anyway? What business is it of theirs what is in there?W here is their constitutional authority to tell a parent what to give a kid for lunch? I am all for good nutrition, despite what I choose to eat at times. I am NOT for the government sticking their noses where they dont belong. And that means our kids lunches. Whats next? Will food inspectors go door to door to examine our refrigerators and cupboards? Will our grocery lists be checked out? Just how far will this desire to take care of us go? Things like this make me shake my head. Do we really want a federal government that goes to this level in the name of taking care of us? I know I dont. Im not so sure about my fellow Americans. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by email at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the NewsSun. Agents in your lunchbox Lauras Look Laura Ware EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. A threat to the public, tourismEditor: Abuse by the public servant, our F lorida State legislators, land grabs by our large landowners is not accepted by the voting public. Defeat HB1103 and SB1362; they are thefts of public property for the very few. Lawmakers want to turn public waters into private property. This legislation will lead to barbed wire and no trespassing signs, keeping Florida kayakers, canoeists, boaters, bird watchers, hunters and sports fishermen away from their favorite places at the edge of our lakes and rivers, warns the Florida Audubon Society. The legislation, HB1103 and SB1362, is being pushed by agricultural interests and large property owners who stand to see their holdings increase under a lower water mark definition. Boaters could be arrested for standing on the shore fishing, hunters could get arrested for hunting in marshes that dry in low water seasons. Floridas definition of the ordinary high water separates public from private lands has stood legal muster for decades, taken from an editorial from the Gainesville Sun and needs repeating. It is also a threat to Floridas tourism industry, Floridas largest industry. The tourism industry depends on its public access to its many lakes and waterways and wetlands. Lets protect people and animal rights, animals that exist no place on earth other than on the Lake Wales Ridge area. They draw people from all over the world to see our beautiful state. Stop the drainage and drawdown of Floridas public waters to enrich the few. Stop HB1103 and SB1362. Billie E. Jewett SebringLake Jackson needs helpEditor: Where is the water in lake Jackson? Sebrings jewel is now sebring's black eye. Its beauty and family recreation is gone. Property values, lost business revenue and the attraction for future residents is non-existent. I called every human being in the county that may have some knowledge on the mystery, no answers. Forget trying to attract industry and airport commerce. No one will come. Its a embarrassment to our community. I am starting a website soon, www.savelakejackson.com/. Paul Gaetano SebringOffering answersEditor: In letters to the editor on (Wednesday) Feb. 15, Michael Smith asked some religious questions. If he will contact me via e-mail ( fbcollyouth@aol.com) I will answer his questions Scripturally. Pastor George C. Parsons Lake Placid BouquetBlue Lagoon a slice of heavenEditor: Dear Highlands County and surrounding area: Do you like good food? If you do, go to the Blue Lagoon, 4120 U.S. 27 N., in Sebring (471-6001 to the car wash. My wife and I ate there the other night and had hot, peel-and-eat shrimp we thought we were in the Keys. They were the best shrimp ... so succulent and delicious. We also had a great salad and some fried waffle sweet potatoes. The next best thing about our meal was the price. It was so reasonable. Be sure to tell Rob (and/or Bob sent you. Its a little slice of heaven. Now, great, new excited customers, Donn and Judith Goodwin Sebring It is a balanced budget, certainly, but it is largely balanced on the backs of the poor, the sick and the young. A t first blush, the $1 billion increase for public schools seems impressive, until you consider that just last year the Legislature cut $1.35 billion from school budgets. Per student support for education has b een in steady decline for the last five years, and a $1 billion increase wont b egin to make up that deficit. The House budget contains an 8 percent tuition increase for state universi-t ies. But it also cuts general revenue support for higher education by 6 perc ent. So, arguably, university students will be expected to pay more while receiving less. But the worst thing about the House b udget, and the Senates yet to be approved version, are the deep cuts in funding for so-called safety net hospitals, like Shands at UF, that provide the bulk of charity care for low income and poor Floridians. S hands alone stands to lose upward of $60 million in Medicaid funding. In a c lassic case of wishful thinking, lawmakers are hoping that at least some of the state funding cuts for hospitals willb e restored by local taxes. But as state Rep. Chuck Chestnut III, D-Gainesville, p ointed out, Shands at UF is not like o ther large Medicaid providers. Shands at UF has no local tax support to buy back these cuts. Nursing homes, mental health treatment center and drug abuse programsa re also on the chopping block. Its clear that the Legislatures main priority this election year is to pass out yet another no-new-taxes budget. Even proposals to begin collecting sales taxeso n online purchases (which are already legally owed but seldom paid) are being ignored. But the budgets were seeing in both the House and Senate by no means represent a responsible approach to fundingt he basic necessities of a large, modern state. L awmakers have been hacking away at the state spending for five years straight. They have finally hit rock bot-t om, but theyre still digging. A n editorial from the Gainesville Sun. At rock bottom and still digging There is very little to cheer about in the $69.2 billion budget approved by the F lorida House. It is a balanced budget, certainly, but it is largely balanced on the backs of the poor, the sick and the young.


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C M Y K do Jan. 24,just nine months after another devastatings eries of tornados swept through the same area. N iel Matheis has become increasingly involved in thep roject and is working with the students along with others in the community and congregation to go above and beyond the call of duty. My best friend and I wanted to do something more,said Matheis. The duo took on the challenge of collecting suppliest o take on the trip to Birmingham. Matheismother and her boyfriend have been a vital part of the strategy to provide supplies to those in need by providing the boys with a 53-foot trailer to collect items for transport. e are starting to collect items for people that were affected by the tornado. We are working with a foundation called The Foundry and they work closely with the Red Cross. The Red Cross pre-screens families to see if they need assistance, explained Matheis. A number of items are needed to supply the families in Birmingham during the groups trip. Things such as clothing (men,women, kids),baby supplies,water, toiletries (deodorant,toothpaste,etc.),and used working appliances. e arent expecting people to go out and by a new appliance to donate. If you have something thats working and you arent using,a washer,dryer,things like that,then it would be great. The big thing we need is kidstoys. These families lost everything and while they are in shelters waiting to have their homes rebuilt the kids are bored; we dont want them to be sitting around twiddling their thumbs. We want them to still be able to be kids, Matheis said. Members of the congregation have backed Matheis and the youth groups mission. Donations and services have been provided to ensure that this project becomes a reality. ve had a member of the congregation donate the warehouse space where the items and the trailer are being stored. If you have something that you want to donate but you are unable to get it down here to us,we have church members who are organizing things to be picked up,Matheis said. The students will be collecting items and donations every weekend until they leave for Birmingham on March 10. The drop off location is at the old Atlantic Diesel warehouse on County Road 621 in Lake Placid. Students will be present from 10 a.m. until3 p.m. every Saturday and 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. every Sunday.The last day to make donations or contributions is March 5. The group has set things in motion to bring hope back to the lives of those who lost everything. First we will drop off all the items at the Foundry. The next day we are hostinga block party in a community to get everyone out and involved. We will do a lot of cleaning up and rebuilding and of course we will spread the word,which is the most important thing,Matheis said. For more information contact Matheis at 840-2113. To arrange pick-up for items, contact the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Placid at 465-2742. Page 6ANews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 4 4 8 8 William Page; 5.542"; 3"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 7 7 9 9 Salvodor are the two students whom this years fundraiser w ill benefit. B oth Palaciof and Salvodor have struggled with cancer and are currently still fighting their battles. Guests at the Soup Up event turned in tickets in e xchange for one-of-a-kind b owls created by SHS art students. Hundreds of glazed, colorful bowls filled the tables along the wall in the cafeteria waiting for selection. Senior Katryna Acosta was p leased with the event and s miled brightly to each passi ng guest in assistance. e made way more than w e planned,said Acosta. Our goal was 450,we ended u p with around 600 (bowls). Acosta continued to help Soup Up attendees find the perfect addition to their bowl collection. Im looking for something orange,said one guest. A nother guest came in looking for a bowl made by a certain talented young artist. I want one made by Anthony,said the guest to s enior Sara Carol. Carol kindly directed the guest to a section of bowlsc reated by sophomore art student Anthony Saja. Saja and Josiah Berry each c reated the most bowls. Saja s pent most of the evening at the bowl maker creating a dditional bowls. Between both of us we made about 300 bowls,saidB erry. Saja agreed and began to e xplain the process of bowl making. The time it takes to make a bowl is different. For a big one,it can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour a s mall one can be done in less t han 30 minutes. I can do them in like 10 to 15,said S aja. No matter the length of time it takes,Saja,Berry andt he rest of the SHS art class spent time and energy to put t ogether an event that goes above and beyond to help fellow students. T icket sales alone collected well over $2,000. The final count will be completed t his week. C ontinued from page 1A asking those times to be r educed to 15 days. A spreadsheet accompan ying the LDR changes showed that staff already performed below the necess ary time limits,and even below the proposed 15 days,on most projects from 2007-10. In addition to the faster t imes from drawings to ground breaking,the commission will hear from staff concerning reducing the minimum setbacks betweens chools and places that sell a lcoholic beverages. According to the county agenda packet,the school board rejected the idea of reducing the setbacks which ould not be a benefit to the school board. A nother change in the LDRs includes a requirement that homeowners a ssociations cannot sell roads or right-of-ways without first offering tod edicate them to the county. T he commission meets in the Government Center at 600 S Commerce at 9 a.m.T uesday. Continued from page 1A B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Middle and high school students and their parents,as well asy outh ministers and youth directors are asked to mark Saturday,Feb. 25 on their calendars. That is the day the S outhside Community Resource Center plans its first day-long,faith-based Teen Summit at Avon Park Middle School. The event is free. Wre trying to get as many kids to come as possib le,said Keith Brown,one of the organizers and a member of the Polk CountyS heriffs Office. Wre promoting a positive a pproach to life. Guest speakers will address the dangers of taki ng drugs and having sex as well as the pressures that come with dating. T here will be discussions of the influences of modern entertainment and role m odels. ll be helping kids think about the emotional, p hysical,and spiritual consequences of bad decisions,Brown said. I do this because I want to. I have to give back to the community. He added that the untimely death of Whitney Houston is a perfect examp le of why teens need guidance in a chaotic world. The summit begins at 10 a .m. and ends at 4 p.m. For more information call Brown at (863 Free teen summit set at APMS County to discuss changes to LDR News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Sophomore Anthony Saja creates a large bowl during the annual Soup Up the Arts fundraiser at Sebring High School. Saja and Josiah Berry (standingeated more than 300 bowls for the event. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Seniors Danielle Francis, Natasha Owens and Kelsey C olicci serve bowls of soup to Soup Up the Arts attendees Thursday afternoon at Sebring High School. Soup Up the Arts a super success again Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Challengers submitted writ-t en arguments Friday asking the Florida Supreme Court to reject the Republicancontrolled Legislatures plan to redistrict itself whileA ttorney General Pam Bondi urged the justices to conduct an extremely limitedreview. The Florida Senate also filed a brief arguing the maps should be approved and joining Bondi in suggesting that challengers, instead,be required to make more detailed claims in lower courts. The justices should presume the validity of the Legislatures work,not attempt to find a perfect plan and approve the maps unless there is obvious, facial error,Bondi wrote. A brief submitted by the Florida Democratic Party also asked the justices to allow parties to file subsequent challenges if they decide they dont have enough time to conduct a complete review. Bondi,a Republican, s ubmitted the plan to the Supreme Court on Feb. 10, which began a 30-day review period. Oral argument is scheduled for Feb.2 9,just 10 days before the justices must make decision. The arguments focus on whether the Legislature has complied with an anti-gerrymandering amendment that voters placed in the Florida Constitution in 2010 through a citizen initiative. They also approved a second Fair Districts amendment that covers congressional redistricting. Both prohibit lawmakers from intentionally drawing maps to favor or disfavor incumbents and political parties. They also protect minority voting rights, require districts to be compact and say that existing political and geographic boundaries should be followed if feasible. Justices urged to limit redistricting review Continued from page 1A Students to help tornado victims in Ala. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Books, puzzles, toys and games are being collected as well as basic hygiene items to help victims of a recent tornado in Birmingham, Ala.


C M Y K teachers in off the ledge, she said. Dunford said she began the application process in August of 2010 and turned in her completed packet in November of 2011. She learned of her success in January. My goal was to become a nationally certified teacher even before I knew I wanteda masters, she said. Back then the district paid the cost of application ($2,500 full. As life happens, Dunford began work on her masters first. It took three years to complete what with fulltime teaching and a young son at home. The delay, however, cost her. I watched the stipend slowly disappear, she said. s ironic that the year Florida adopted the national standards is the same year the national board educatio n stipend was cut. The stipend, however, is not what motivated her. She teaches for the love and reward of teaching. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 7A 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 JD FINANCIAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black; make good 2/19,22; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 4 4 Bavarian Wunderkinds playa t clubSEBRING The S ebring Recreation Club will host the Bavarian Wunderkinds band alongw ith its annual Germanfest today. German food will be served starting at 12:30 p .m.; the band will play from 1-3 p.m.Never Fade Bluegrass in concert todayA VON PARK Never Fade Bluegrass Gospel Band will be in concert at 10 a.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church, 2220 U.S. 27 South, (across from South Florida CommunityC ollege). To book a concert, cont act Bill Keen at (813 1900 or e-mail williamkeen76@yahoo.com.Primal Connection gathers for drum circleSEBRING The Primal C onnection Community Drum Circle will take place behind the Sebring Civic Center, 355 W. Center Ave, overlooking Lake Jackson, from 3-5 p.m. today. Everybody is welcome. Bring a chair or blanket. Bring an instrument if you have one. Bring something to drink. Bring a friend. All ages. Join the Primal Connection and make a joyous sound. No experience necessary. Play along, dance or just enjoy the music. Some percussion instruments will be available for the public to use. This is a fun event for the whole family. For more information contact Fred Leavitt, Primal Connection, at 402-8238 or e-mail fred@primalconnection.orgTournaments at Recreation ClubSEBRING The Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Avenue, will host the following events this week: Monday Amateur Shuffleboard Tournament, Any Doubles at 9 a.m. Wednesday Line dancing, 6:30 p.m. Thursday Shuffleboard Tournament, No Two Pros, Mixed D oubles at 9 a.m. Friday District/State/Amateur Shuffleboard DrawD oubles, 9 a.m. Saturday Board meeting, 3 p.m. Call 385-2966.Shrine Ladies host card partyAVON PARK The Ladies of the HighlandsS hrine Club will host a luncheon and card party from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.M onday at 2604 State Road 17 South. Donation is $7 e ach. The event is open to p layers of bridge, cards, games, etc. C all 386-1939.Model Railroad Club meets TuesdayS EBRING All Sebring Model Railroad Club willm eet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, unless otherwise directed. Members run model railroads on their HO Gauge layout. Call Curtis Petersen at 3 82-6967.NARFE meets TuesdaySEBRING NARFE Chapter 288 of Highlands County will meet Tuesday at Homers Smorgasbord. Lunch is at 11 a.m., followed by the speaker and business meeting at noon. The guest speaker will be Elizabeth Peralta of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida. All current and retired federal employees (and spouses) are invited to attend. For more information, call LR Corky Dabe, president, at 382-9447.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 will have NASCAR on the big screen today. Call for time. Music by Uptown Country from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Karaoke by Johnny B. from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. For details, call 453-9853. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Moose 2374 will host the district Moose Ridersmeeting at 1 p.m. today. Music with F ireman. Call for time. Loyal Order of the Moose meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Women of the Moose andt he House Committee meet a t 7 p.m. The LOOM General meeting is 7:30 p.m. Music from 6-10 p.m. with Fireman on Wednesday, Franke on Thursday, Big Freddie on Friday and Written in Red on Saturday. Call 465-0131. T he Lake Placid Elks L odge 2661 will host music with Chrissy on Monday. Call for time. There will be a blood drive on Friday and m usic by Don and Allen. Call for times. Any questions, call 465-5707. T he American Legion A uxiliary, Placid Unit 25 w ill hosting a casino trip to Immokalee on Tuesday. Cost is $25 (you receive $ 30 free play and $5 food v oucher). Coffee and doughnuts served from 7:45-8:15 a.m., from the A merican Legion Post, 1490 U.S. 27 North. Signu p before Tuesday. Nonmembers welcome. Call 655-0232. T he VFWPost 3880 will host music with Tom on Friday. Call for time. Horse races are set for 5:30 p.m. Friday. Call 699-5444. The American Legion Placid Post 25, 1490 U.S. 27 North, will sponsoring Thats Entertainment USO Tribute Show from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 with two acts plus intermission. Tickets $15. Call 465-0975. SEBRING The Sebring Elks 1529 will host a Mardi Gras party from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday with dinner and music for $7. Dance to Buddy Canova. Dance to music by Frank E. from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday (dance only, $5). Dinner and/or dance on Friday. Call for details. Call 4713557.Telecom Pioneers meet WednesdayLAKE PLACID Telecom Pioneers (Telephone Bell System People) will hold a luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Elks Lodge in Lake Placid. Lunch is $8.75 per person. Call Dee Gray at 3852367 for reservations. Telecom Pioneers from Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid are invited. C ontinued from page 2A Continued from page 2A lies, arranged in more than 1 20 displays and hundreds of files and are readily accessible to researchers. All activities of the archives management arei ntended to shine light on the positive accomplishments of people in our community, to remember and honor individuals who haver epresented the best in moral values and community spirit, to include every person and group and lead them to realize they are stakeholders in the community. The Historical Society j ust completed a commemorative One-Hundred Years of Sebring centennial book,i llustrating the 100-year history of the town. Its curr ently being published so it should be available for purchase by the end of them onth. T hree thousand books were ordered. Theyre $25 e ach, but if you buy two or more, theyre $20 each. T hey will be sold as firstcome, first-served, but arep rinted locally at The Print Shop, so more can be o rdered and received in a timely manner. Goad wrote the Centennial book with contributing articles fromP atricia Pond, Romona Washington and Allen Altvater III. Gary Lamperelli directed the book ad sales campaign, which was necessary to fund the publishing. Many of thea ds in the book are historic al themselves, with tributes to family members and businesses, accompanied by photos of the same. In addition to the book, an extensive, five doubleboard display depicting the history of Sebring was created by Goad and is on disp lay in a storefront at the Lakeshore Mall throughout the Centennial Year. Mayor George Hensley urges all citizens, groups,c lubs, societies and businesses to join in the celebration. The Centennial Planning Committee meets the first Thursday of eachm onth at 4 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend, at the Jack Stroup (Sebring. Like us on Facebook at w ww.facebook.com/Celebrat eSebringCentennial, go to the website, www.Sebring100.com, call 655-5554 or email events@sebring100.com tog et involved. Reference this article e very Sunday and you wont miss a thing. J en Brown is a member of the Sebring Centennial Committee. Continued from page 2A JOHN JONGENS John Jongens, 84, of Lake Placid passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Mr.J ongens was born Dec. 15, 1927 in Wormer, North Holland, The Netherlands and moved to Lake Placid in 1983 from Warren, Mich.,a fter his retirement from Ford Motor Company. He had served in the Royal Dutch Army from 19471950, was a member of theM emorial United Methodist Church in Lake Placid where he was in the choir. He also enjoyed being a handyman and a bicyclist. H e is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ellen; two daughters and their hus-b ands, Janet and Terry Alphonse of Casco, Mich. and Cynthia and JamesW illiams of Brandon; sister, Gre Jongens of Leiden, The N etherlands; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded ind eath by his parents, Douwe and Cornelia Jongens. M r. Jongens life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 in Memorial United Methodist Church, Lake Placid. Fort hose wishing, memorial contributions may be made t o The Lakeview Christian School, 503 Kent Ave. Lake Placid, FL33852 or Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33870. Online condolences and memories may be sharedb y visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations,W ildwood. JOANNE SEIPLE Joanne M. Seiple, 79, of Lake Placid, Fla., passeda way on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at the Palms of Sebring Rehabilitation Center. Joanne was born to the late Russell and Pearl B ergenstock, on 2 April 1932, inA llentown, Pa. She graduated fromA llentown High School i n 1950 and later that year married Robert C.F. Miller, starting her fami-l y and career. Following the death of her husband ( Robert) in 1970, she remarried (James E. Seiple 1977, and later retired and relocated to Florida where she spent the remainder ofh er life. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a n executive secretary at Allentown State Hospital for more than 25 years. She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Lake Placid. Her other i nterests included music, gardening, and reading. Joanne is survived by her children, Keith R. Miller (Valerie), Larry D. Miller (Juanita (Renaeer Lynn Paiz (Rick children and 10 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James and her step-daughter, Pamela Schaefer. Amemorial service will be h eld at First Presbyterian Church, 118 N. Oak Ave, Lake Placid, Fla., at 2 p.m.S aturday, Feb. 25, 2012. She w ill be interred alongside her l ate husband, Robert C.F. M iller, at St Pauls Cemetery, in Trexlertown, Pa. I n celebration of her life a nd in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joanne's memory to the First P resbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 118 N. Oak Ave, Lake Placid, Fla. D eath noticeDonald J. Rousseau Sr. 92, of Sebring, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at St. Catherine Catholic Church. OB ITUARIES Seiple Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun COMMUNITYBRIEFS C ourtesy photo C ara Dunford reads to Vicki Paynes 2nd grade class at Memorial Elementary School. Many of the children pictured were Dunfors students in 2011, she said, and helped her earn her National Board certification. Dunford earns National Board recognition Electric cars not new to Sebring Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect. 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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING Looking for a way to hang on to your V alentines bouquet forever? Endearings jewelry may be just the thing you need. C reated by Hawaii native, Dawn Shaedon, Endearings i s a unique idea that allows customers to have a piece of one moment or one speciald ay for a lifetime. Shaedon creates one-of-ak ind jewelry by drying out flower petals from Valentines Day bouquets, wedding bouquets, anniversaries or any other speciald ay that may come up. I started doing this in H awaii. Afriend of mine got me started in Los Angeles when I lived there. Ive beeni n Sebring for three months now, said Shaedon. P etals from flowers are dried and then placed into a transparent case mold where S haedon freezes them in time. Once the molds are dry and hardened, Shaedon uses tools and materials to transform the mold into earrings. Its a wonderful idea. Everywhere I go I get compliments on my earrings, women always ask me whereI got my earrings from, S haedon said. The process to creating the e arrings is a bit long, but Shaedon takes her time and is c areful with the precious pieces that go into the product. A long with flower petals, Shaedon creates earrings from other everyday itemst hat people may want to preserve. L ace, animal fur and hair are a few other things that can be transformed into ap air of earrings for any occasion. I can take a piece of lace from a dress or a bridal veil and make them earrings too. Also you can do fur from your dog and things liket hat, Shaedon said. The earrings come in a v ariety of shapes rectangle, teardrops, hearts and circles all of which are avail-a ble to create the molds and earrings for customers. You can take an item thatll be put away in a scrap book or thrown away and m ake it wearable forever. Thats why I call them Endearings. Im a real romantic, sentimental person. For me to be able to provides omething from a moment in a day that can be cherished and kept forever, it makes me happy, Shaedon said. Endearings has been feat ured at local craft and art shows and festivals the last c ouple months as Shaedon h as been building up her customer base. Shaedon feels the uniqueness and the sentimen-t al value of the product is the most important thing about h er business. Interested customers can contact Shaedon at her home o ffice to place an order. ou can just take a couple of flower petals and seal them in an envelope and get them to me and I create thee arrings, Shaedon said. The earrings are priced at $20 a pair. Currently Shaedon is working on building her Endearings websitea nd can be reached by phone at 382-6565 or 808-2033 804. BUSINESS B SE CTION News-Sun Sunday, February 19, 2012 W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 6 6 News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Dawn Shaedon creates unique Endearings by hand that capture a specific moment in time for customer to wear for a lifetime. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Each pair of Endearings are hand made by designer Dawn Shaedon. The earrings are created from personal pieces of flower petals, love letters, lace or any other intimate item. Helping good memories hang around Hawaii natives personalized jewelry lasts a lifetime Sometimes its hard enough just keeping track of your own finances. But, as many of us have learned, lifeg ets even more complicated when your parents come to you for assistance with theirm oney matters or worse, when they dont ask for help but really should. M any people are fiercely independe nt and hate to relinquishc ontrol over any a spect of their lives, especially personal financialm atters. Some are d ownright suspicious when anyone, including their own children,t ries to intercede. But dont give up. Try to b ecome familiar with your parentsfinancial, medical and legal records while their h ealth and finances are still in good shape so you'll be able to spot any warning signs that somethings amiss. Indicators that your pare nts might need a hand include: Unpaid bills, late payment notices or utility shutoff warnings. Calls or letters from F inancial i ntervention for your parents? Personal Finance Jason Alderman See TAKING, page 2B


C M Y K c reditors or collection agenc ies. Theyve had to choose between filling prescriptions and buying food, utilities or o ther necessities. Unlikely magazine subscriptions or cheap prizes signs they may be targets oft elemarketing or get-richq uick schemes. Seemingly unnecessary home improvements; or conversely, signs that they can't a fford needed repairs. Uncharacteristically lavish spending on vacations, new cars, etc. If your parents initially are reluctant to share theirf inancial and legal informat ion, tell them youre working on your own financial planning (budgeting, creating a will, retirement sav-i ngs, etc.) and would like t heir advice. That will lead naturally to discussions about their own plans. Or, bring in an impartial party, such as an attorney, financial planner, social worker or trusted friend to guide the conversation. Offer to help your parents organize their finances. Set up and periodically update files containing: Details of all major possessions and relevant paperwork (such as propertyd eeds, car registration, jewelry, etc.). Outstanding and recurr ing debts (mortgage, car loan, medical bills, utilities, e tc.). All income sources, including Social Security, pension, 401(k ment accounts and savings. Bank accounts, credit cards, safe deposit box contents and insurance policies, including password, agent and beneficiary information. Will, trust, power of attorney, health care proxy,f uneral plans and other documents showing how they w ant their affairs handled. Contact information for their lawyer, accountant, broker, financial planner, insurance agent and othera dvisors. Afew other tips: Help your parents create a detailed budget so they always know how muchm oney is coming in and going out. Free budgeting tools are available at www.mymoney.gov, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (www.nfcc.org), www.mint.com, and Practical Money Skills for Life, a free personal financial management program run by Visa Inc. (www.prac-t icalmoneyskills.com/budgeting). If youre helping pay or p rocess their bills, request that duplicate account statem ents be sent to you as well, so you can quickly spot any errant activity. Set up automatic bill payment for utilities ando ther monthly bills to avoid late payment fees. Just make sure the account is always sufficiently funded. Many retirees must file quarterly tax returns a daunting task for anyone. Offer to help with the paper-w ork; or, if they work with an accountant or tax preparer, ask to attend the next m eeting. Dont be afraid to ask y our parents if they need help managing their finances. Chances are, in 30 years youll thank your own kids for the offer. J ason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on Twitter at w ww.twitter.com/PracticalMoney Page 2BNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com COUNTRY CLUB REALTY; 7.444"; 10.5"; Black; 2/19/12 race 2011; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 2 2 Continued from page 1B BUSINESS Special to the News-SunSEBRING Ed Clement, chairman of the board ofd irectors for Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care Inc., has announced the appointment of Mary Manrique BSN, MAas inter-i m president and CEO for the not-for-profit organization which cares for patients andf amilies facing a life-threatening illness in Sebring and throughout all Highlands,H ardee and Polk counties. ith over 30 years of h ospice experience and 12 years at Cornerstone Hospice, Clement said, Mary was the logical choice to provide leadership and c ontinuity during this time of transition; we are so fortunate to have someone with her skills and knowledge within our organization. Ina ddition, Manrique has been a prior president and CEO of hospices along with three experiences in fulfilling ani nterim position. Additionally, she has expertise in organizational psychology, with a wealth of knowledge in organizational devel-o pment and growth. Retiring CEO Pat Lehotsky was delighted tol earn of this appointment. Marys work with Cornerstone as VPP atient/Family Services/ Chief Operating Officer w here she has been responsible for the development and management of all clinicalo perations that included such activities as establishing the M arketing and Access Department, developing, planning and implementing hospice houses, developing the award-winning Tuck-Ina nd Life Enrichment programs as well as writing CONs (Certificates of Need to permit Cornerstonesg rowth into Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee, Highlands counties, Lehotsky said. e couldnt have accomplished this and so muchm ore without her. I have every confidence that Marys leadership will allow theo rganization to meet todays healthcare challenges and plan for the future. T ransition and change is always challenging but a cons tant reality. In accepting, Manrique said, Im honored to have been entrusted witht his position and appreciate the support Ive been receivi ng from everyone. Each and every one at Cornerstone is so important to our mission of providing the very best in end-of-life care to patientsa nd families. Together with the staff and the support of t he communities we serve, we will continue to provide leadership and excellence inh ospice and palliative care. Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care,I nc., a not-for-profit community-based healthcare organiz ation, has provided care and services to central Florida residents experiencing life-l imiting illnesses. To learn more, call 382-4563 or tollf ree (800 Highlands and Hardee counties or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org as well as www.SeriousIllness.org/Corne rstone. Manrique named interim president, CEO of Cornerstone Hospice Mary Manrique Taking over parents finances not an easy decision S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK Starting Y our Business is a free seminar presented by the Small Business Development Center at University of South Florida.I t will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 29at South Florida Community College Corporate and Continuing EducationR oom T05 from 2-4:30 p.m. It is designed for persons thinking of starting a small business or who have started a business and want tom ake sure they did it correctly. Licenses, marketing, entity selection, and business planning are among the items discussed. T he seminar will be presented by David Noel, Certified Business Analyst with the SBDC. Seating is limited, so call Noel at 784-7 378 to reserve a seat in the seminar or for further information. Business seminar set for Feb. 29 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Jean Deuth has joined Re/Max Realty Plus II. Deuth joins after 12 years with a smaller company. She has been a multimillion producer each year and looks forward to the same success at Re/Max. D euth specializes in waterfront properties, and has a vast knowledge of the inventory, as well as the residential market in gener-a l. She lives in Lake Placid w ith her husband, and they have two daughters and t hree grandchildren all living in Lake Placid as well. Deuth is an avid LPHS sports fan. C ontact Deuth at 4145326 or stop by and see her at her new location, 801 U.S. 27 North, just immediately north of RaceWay. Deuth joins Re/Max Realty Plus II Deuth Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun w ww.facebook.com/newssun Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Henscratch Farms Vineyard &Winery participated in the 24th annual International Wise & Grape Juice Competition held in Tampa at the Florida State Fair from Feb. 9-11. Apanel of 25 accredited wine judges from across the nation gathered to taste and judge wines from more than 200 commercial wineries, and 35 hobbyist wine makers from around the world. This year Highlands County can share in the recognition of Henscratch Farms bringing back nine awards from the annual competition. Henscratch Farms submitted seven wines to this competition, all bringing back awards. The awards are a Double Gold Medal and Best of Show Florida White for Country White, a sweet scuppernong wine; a Double Gold Medal for Red Sunset, a dry finish muscadine wine; a Gold Medal for Southern Magnolia, a semi-sweet scuppernong wine; a Silver Medal for Country Blush, a sweet scuppernong and muscadine blend; a Silver Medal for Golden Sunrise, a dry finish scuppernong wine; a Silver Medal for Raspberry Southern Sippin, a semisweet fashion fruity sipping wine; and a Bronze Medal for Country Red, a sweet muscadine wine. The grapes that these wines are made from, scuppernongs and muscadines, are both native grapes to this area and are grown on the 20acre farm located only a few miles off U.S. 27 in Lake Placid. These grapes are harvested in August and September each year producing 4,000 gallons of wine annually available only at Henscratch Farms Winery. Business hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12-4 p.m. Sunday. It is closed Mondays. Call 699-2060 or go online to www.henscratchfarms.com/. Henscratch Farms wins nine awards


C M Y K Nov. 18, 2011Duane J. Sugg to Sandra W itt, L1107 Sebring Hills, $ 79,900. Richard S. McClelland to Eric Zwayer, L1 PTL2 Blk 267 Lake Sebring Sub, $38,000. Diana Jamerson to James T ucker, Parcel 95 Highlands Homes Sub, $8,500. Klemens Schoenfelder to James E. Jackemeyer, L3 PTL4 Blk 2 Erin Park, $32,000. Ronald E. Hochhauser to B rett Stalls Hogan, L13 Blk 13 Placid Ridge Est., $90,000. A llan MacDougall to Larry E. Drake, L14 Blk I AvonL akes, $120,000. Glena M. Scott to Miguel G onzalez, L7487/7488 Avon Park Lakes Unit 23, $84,000. J ames Patton to Jerry L. Clevenger, L29 Blk 263 S un'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 13, $150,000.Nov. 21J erry E. Fisher to Karen B. Whittington, L4ABlk Q Tomoka Heights Sec. 3, $ 110,000. William J. Poleatewich to Cindy Lou Stephenson, L 1064 Sebring Hills, $75,000. H aydee Badal to Aaron R. Seward, L97 The Knoll Sub, $3,000. J anice F.Ables to Richard B. Pilkenton Jr., Unit 10 W aterway Patio Homes Condo, $118,900. Tammie C. Marasco to M ohan Poulton, L8-11 Sebring Lakes, $6,500. Daniel F. McCoomb to R obert D. Morris, L19 Blk GG Spring Lake Village VI, $ 118,500. Nancy Dye to John J. Huffman, L540/541 Sebring H ills, $62,500. EMAKS Inc. to Lake Placid Holdings Co., PT Sec. 26-37-29/Other, $215,000. Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Puthi Leang, L33 Blk E Spring Lake Sec. 1, $ 17,500. Robert A. Daniels to Lori C. Helms, L11 Shady Acres Est., $90,000. Carla Renee Bennett to M aria C. Garcia, L18 Lake Anoka Mobile Est., $36,000. D avid J. Kleczek to Diane M. Gongaware, L25 Watersedge Sub, $260,000. Robert C. Winters to Louise A. Arsen, Unit 80 Waterway Patio Homes Condo, $99,900. Kevin E. Heater to Timothy M. Babcock, Unit 204 The Terraces at Lake Placid, $40,000.Nov. 22Paul Wetmore to Leonard Troyer, L9 PTL10 McCorkel Resub, $14,000. Stephen E. Braddock to Julie Jean Ross, L7 Blk 5 Lake Blue Est., $69,400. PNC Bank to Margaret E. Mulvihill, L457 Sebring Hills Sub, $54,000. Ray S. Clark to Norma Musgrave, L8 Loyds Landing, $525,000. Aurora Loan Services LLC to Kevin Kraft, L9 Blk 44 Sebring Lakes Unit 4A, $114,900. Jimmy S. Moon to John R. Lawrence, L43 Blk 5 Lake and Ranch Club 3rd Add, $126,500. Joan L. Garrison to John L. Hickman, L5 Blk ZZ PT Fairway Lakes Replat, $12,000. N adine DesGouttes to Lona Hinds, L8 Blk 152 Placid Lakes Sec. 12, $5,500. Matthew Varkey to Peggy Lynn Beck, PTSec. 5-35-3 1/Other, $312,000.Nov. 23Bank of America to Robert W. Hykes, L22 Blk 268S un'N Lake Est. Sebring U nit 13, $124,900. D awn Michele Lewis to J ason Honderick, L17/18 Blk 218 Carva Hills Sub, $30,000. Manuel Vasquez to George C. Fisher, L4 Blk 206 Sun'N Lakes Est. Sec. 18, $62,000. Judith A. Howard to K enneth Daniels, L9 Blk 22 Sun'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 2, $55,000. David C. Colman to Robert A. Daniels, L3 Oak L ane Sub, $36,000. E ric Seamon to Theodore L. Barscewski, L16-18 Blk 130 Leisure Lakes Sec. 6,$ 146,500. Donald L. Sheets to Dennis R. Bowden, L321G rayces Mobile Est. Add 3 U nrec, $26,000.Nov. 28N oel S. Durrance to Willie Jerome Wallace, L1 Blk A T own of Sebring 1st Add, $52,000. Miguel Garciga to Saul Martinez, L6 Blk 6 JonesvilleS ub Unrec., $2,000. Noel S. Durrance to Luke J. Merrick, L9 Blk 3 LakeJ osephine Sub, $225,000. Gaetano M. Intravaia to Venda S. Horne, L38 PTL39 Blk AMeadowlake,$ 217,000. T D Bank to Henry E. Brunelle, L18 Blk 1 Lake June Hills, $18,000. Highlands Independent B ank to Alejandra Guerrero, L19 Blk 2 Smoak Brothers Add, $35,000. H ighlands INdependent Bank to Anthony Dennis, L3 Blk 10 Highlands Park Est. Sec. D, $62,000. P hilip J. Bello to DJR Holdings, L2/3/16/17 Blk 41 Sun'N Lakes Est. Sec. 2,$ 1,000. Larry E. Risk to Bratt S. Bowes, L2 Blk 50 Placid Lakes Sec. 6, $130,000.Nov. 29M axene Fontil to Erwin E. Wagenknecht, L38 Sunset Pointe on Dinner Lake Sub, $92,000. Patrick M. Richart to Charles L. Reynolds Jr., L176-178 Lake Groves, $262,100. Patrick M. Richart to Terry L. Reynolds, Blk F/G Lake Groves/Others, $128,000. Jason B. Rogers to Alton D. Rogers, PTSec. 16-3830, $175,000. David Lasher to Eduardo Palacios, L41 Valencia Acres Sub, $5,000. Highlands Independent Bank to Natural Ag Solutions, L15 DeSoto Industrial Park Phase I, $170,000. Linda B. Marsh to Stanley McCracken, L1 Blk D Lotela Terrace 2nd Add, $58,900. George E. Taylor to Roger K. Brockett, L130 Grayces Mobile Est. Unit 2, $22,000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Miguel Garciga, PTL8 Blk 44 Town of Avon Park, $12,500. Highlands Independent Bank to Patricia G. Cooper, PTTR 17 In Sec. 7-36-29, $49,000.Nov. 30Circle Three Development to Jonathan Sapp, L19 S ebring Commerce Center, $ 56,000. Sheila Thomson Tubbs to Kendall L. Ogg, PTTR A Somervale Downs, $54,500. Phyllis Fields-Elias to Robert A. Pilkington, L44G rayces Mobile Est. Unit 2, $ 52,000. Sandra Lynch to Robert S. McClain, L109-B Cormorant Point Sub Unit 11, $117,000. Rory D. Davis to Florencio Jereos, L9498-9501 Avon Park Lakes Unit 29, $ 65,000. Robert R. Sunderman to Loren J. Kaufman, Unit 20 Dockside of Sun'N Lakes, $78,000. Cassandra S.C. Van Waveren to Theodore O.K ayes, L19 Sylvan Shores E st. Sec. D, $7,000. Carl W. Harner to Claudia R Brigham, L21 PTL20/22 Blk 264 Lake Sebring, $62,900. T homas A. Baker to Joseph Brooks, L9048-9050 A von Park Lakes Unit 28, $ 125,000. Shawn Cruse to Sharah S. Burnley, L2 Blk G Lake J ackson Heights, $60,000. Fannie Mae to Gerald L. HarveyPTSec. 6-35-29, $48,500. W illiam E. Wolcott to Robert F. Gibson, L12 Blk S S Spring Lake Village V, $65,000. Caribbean Properties Inc. t o Clifford M. Ables III, L2-8 S chumacher Est., $210,000. Eustus S. Nelson to E duardo Bonea, PTSec. 633-28/Other, $175,000.Dec. 1, 2011Oscar Sussman to Yvette Orjales Hernandez, L15 Blk 11 Sebring Ridge Sec. G, $77,000. J .E. Futch Custom Homes Inc. to Edward Devier Harman, L13 Blk 57 SebringC ountry Est. Sec. 3, $ 89,900. Charles P. Raupach to D avid William Smith, L9 PT L 10 Lake Josephine Sub, $200,000. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. to Jason A. Hirsh, L75 Blk 196 Sun 'N Lake Est. Replat, $25,200. Karen Sue Brakebill to Richard Cruz, L9 Blk 131 L eisure Lakes Sec. 6, $78,000. J oanne P. Walker to Charles R. Bates, Unit 113 B uilding 4 Golf Village Condo, $53,500. J ohnny L. Baugher to Cheryl A. Baugher, L35 Blk 750 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 15 R1, $99,200. V incent E. Honc to R ichard Green Jr., TR 28 B In Sec. 7-36-29, $60,000. E ugene W.Trumble to Whitney McGee, L56 Pine & Lake Sub, $65,000. Velva Ruth Hartt to Bar Vr, PTSec. 3-36-28/Other, $900,000. Olan E. Brewer to Heath M. Barnes, L10907/10908 Avon Park Lakes Unit 34, $ 59,500.Dec. 2Survival Tech to Juan A. Robles, L854 Sebring Ridge Sec. D, $2,200. R.E. Winebarger Jr. to Raymond A. Davis, L5 Blk 1 Lake Josephine Hts., $20,000. R.E. Winebarger Jr. to Raymond A. Davis, L6 Blk 1 Lake Josephine Hts., $20,000. Heartland National Bank t o Ericka R. Search, L15 Blk 135 Suniland Sub, $35,000. T erri D. LaTour to Jay M. C ongleton, PTL2 Blk G H illside Lake Est., $66,000. K athleen L. Conklin to A lice Malanga, L1 Blk 143 P TPlacid Lakes Sec. 11 Resub, $102,000. Allan P. Moss to Freeman Glick, L219 Grayces Mobile Est. Add No. 2, $32,000. Phillip Smith to James P. D'Avignon, L1/2 Blk 3 Orange Blossom Country Club Community Unit 13, $135,000. Jerry Wayne Davis to Brian H. Lee, L18/19 Blk A Cherokee Hts., $68,500. J ohn M. Bedell to Bobby J Runner, L14 River Greens Sub, $130,000.Dec. 5Frances J. Tiner to Mann Spitler III, L9 Blk 135 Northside Sub/Other, $23,000. P aul Sanford Greenstein to Robert A. Cox, L15 Tomoka Heights Sec. 2-5 Replat, $135,000. Paul I. Holbert to RCN & FEN Revocable Trust, L1A/1B Thunderbird Hill Village III, $108,000. R ita Owen to W. Henry S haw Jr., L18 Blk 140 Placid L akes Sec. 11, $60,000. H eartland National Bank t o Octavio N. Nunez, PT Sec. 18-34-31, $235,000. Luz Marina Munoz to M artha Callejas, L49 Holiday Acres, $4,000. Shirley Elsea to Harry M. L ove, L33 Blk 2 Venetian V illage Revised, $52,000. M arilyn R. Heller to Louis Cullen, L31 Blk 100 PlacidL akes Sec. 15, $110,000. Frank J. Brady to Charles W. Bartels, PTL1/2 Lake P lacid Shores, $400,000.Dec. 6Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Timothy Jay Albright, L3 Blk A Kaywood Add, $67,900. James B. Dye to Timothy P Dye, L13 Blk 174 Placid Lakes Sec. 16, $2,000. Neil Griffin to Francis V. Gillogly, L20-B VantageP ointe, $65,000. Marie C. Isenhour to Jeff R. Stanley, PTSec. 23-36-2 9, $3,500. John W. Clark to Harold Eldon Gledhill, L26 Hampton Woods Sub, $190,000. L ena M. Perrone to Terry Paget, L10 Blk 54 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 5, $68,000. Donna M. Griffith to Jon J. High, PTTract 2 In Sec. 313 6-31/Easement, $65,000. Shawn A. Wiggins t o Lawrence J. Martin, L16 Blk2 Lake June Pointe Phase 2, $277,500. J ohn Tozzi to Gene R. Conley, PTSec. 23-34-29, $5,000. Adeline Ann Walther to Nestor Berdecia, L2B PT L2A/3A/3B Blk R Tomoka Heights Sec. 3, $100,000. Vera S. Nigh to Janet Rivera, L7-9 Josephine Nature Land, $100,000. Douglas W. Lockhart to H ilda Barajas, L3 PTL2/3 B lk 29 J H DriggersAdd to the Town of Lake Stearns, $99,900. Aaron P. Michaud to Kristophr V. Le, L94 Golf Hammock Unit III, $179,000. L ouis Pagan to Eliud Soto, L28 Blk 23 Sun 'N Lake Est.S ebring Unit 2, $45,000.Dec. 7Lee A. Riggenbach to James R. Weslager, L6 Blk 12 Lake Haven Est. Sec. 1, $120,000. J anet Steadham to W illiam C. Whorley, L5 Blk 7 Fransvilla, $80,000. R ichard E. Bentz to Raymond C. McKenzie, L21 Blk F Spring Lake Village VIII/Other, $230,000. Cypress Ridge Land & Homes Inc. to Larry J. Wolf, Unit 3D Bldg. 3 Lake Park Village Condo Phase II, $ 95,000. M ichael E. Browning to Ricardo Gil, L619 Sylvan S hores Est. Sec. D, $69,900. Avon Park Camp Assn. I nc. to Ted E. Casto, L16 PT L17 Blk 6 Avon Park CampS ub, $1,800. Paul Alan Gibson to David Winer, PTL19/20 Blk 45L eisure Lakes Sec. 11, $131,500. Lynne M. Kelley to Anna V Ramirez-Adam, L97 Prairie Oaks Phase I 1stR eplat, $152,000.Dec. 8Donald Gonzalez to www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 3B DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 2/19/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 4 4 7 7 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 2/19/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 0 0 DEEDTRANSFERS Continued on page 4B


C M Y K Arnulfo Diaz, L7 Blk 4 Lake Josephine Hts. 2nd Add, $ 23,000. C & H Utilities Inc. to Alger A rkwood, PTTR AValencia Acres Sub, $3,000. PNC Bank to Sean T. Dreessen, PTL13 Blk 3A rbuckle Branch Ranchettes 1 st Add Unrec, $38,000. Bank of New York Mellon to Charles McKibben,L 8466/8467 Avoin Park L akes Unit 26, $45,000. Juan J. Lopez to Peter E. Desmond, L27 Blk ALake Shore Sub, $262,500. Terry J. Fulnecky to Linda Lou Brady, PTL9 Blk T Spring Lake Village II, $ 60,000. Jose A. LeGrand to K enneth L. Smith, L64 Sebring ShoresD evelopment Sec. 3, $75,500.Dec. 9C larence R. Urban to J ohn T. Ruggiero, L7 PTL8 Blk 1 Placid Ridge Est., $235,000. Rafael Rivera to Paul J. D anelutti, L2 Blk 43A Sebring Country Est. Sec. 2,$ 75,000. Harry A. Clark Jr. to T homas L. Ball, L19 Tomoka Heights Sec. 2 Replat, $110,000. Fred Czmus to Chester J. F urgala Jr., L517 Sebring Hills, $55,000. W illiam J. Heiring to Jose F. Morales, Unit 12AThe Manors, $30,000. D eutsche Bank National Trust Co. to Lane Capp, L42 Blk 52 Placid Lakes Sec. 6, $ 120,700.Dec. 12S cott Richard Cook to Kevin R. Cheatwood, L48 Placid Park Land, $110,000. James R. Briggs to John L. Hickman, L16/17 Blk XX Fairway Lakes Replat, $20,000. Raul M. Hernandez to J ose Armenta Guerrero, PT L20/21 Blk C Crescent View, $17,000. Irene P. Osborne to Milton Mende, L6 Blk 79 LakeL illian Sec. Highlands Lakes Unit 1, $40,000. M eb & Associates Inc. to Abderrahim McHatet, L23/24/28/29 Blk 65 Sun 'NL ake Est. Sebring Unit 6, $12,800. T heodore O. Kayes to R obert E. Jones Jr., L19 Sylvan Shores Est. Sec. D, $7,000. Beverly K. Bass to Dario Gonzalez, PTTracts 3/4 Blk 6 River Ridge Ranches Unrec, $132,000. Peter Edward Kelly to Hong Le, L15/16 Blk 44 Sebring Country Est. Sec. 2, $10,000. Humberto Ambriz to Ronald W. Bonomo, L7 Blk 7 Temple Terrace, $100,800. Patricia Baisden to Ricky E. Shepherd, L8 Blk 14 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 7, $33,600. Ryan Hubbard to Jean B. Nichols, L17 Blk 23 Sebring Country Est. Sec. 1, $42,500. Highlands Independent Bank to Mark Arthur, L66B Vantage Pointe Phase II, $8,500. Signet Homes Inc. to Michael Hodde, L24 Blk 95 Placid Lakes Sec. 14, $2,700. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Crystal Negron, L31 PTL30 Blk 302 Lake Sebring, $85,500.Dec. 13Brian Doke Bruce to Christopher B. Green, L5 Blk 10 Sylvan Shores Est. Sec. A, $72,500. Heartland National Bank to Charles L. McKibben, L1 Blk 185 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 11, $60,000. Nicholas L. Peneau to Shawn A. Wiggins, L69 Blk 143 Placid Lakes Sec. 11 Rev. Resub, $103,800. V. Doris Mitchell to Robert Baker Sr., L50 Grayces Mobile Est. Unit 2, $25,000. Lykes Bros. Inc. to Highlands Ethanol, PTSec. 24-37-32/Other, $1,148,600.Dec. 14Cynthia I. Guzman to Kimberly A. Crawford, L14 Blk 10 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 4, $15,000. Eleanor H. Potter to Howard K. Gehrke, L2 PTL3 Tomoka Heights Sec. 6, $172,500. Cleo Elifritz to Riley Whitaker Sr., L11 Grayces Mobile Est., $28,000. Larry M. Vezina to Gregory Kingery, L7 Charlotte Shores Sub, $ 70,000. Elton M. Lawrence to Jeff M. Sullivan, L15-20 Blk V L akemont Est./Others, $18,000. James W. Haynes to Leon Thomas Jr., L15 Blk 1024 Highlands View Add, $1,600. Rhoda Straw to William H. H ering, L12 Blk 54 Lake Lillian Unit 1, $24,600. Charles Harrison to Kevin S Howell, L6 Blk 1 Lake & R anch Club, $55,000. M ollie A. Patterson to Larry V. Reynolds, L15/16 Blk 4 Map of Oakland Sub, $40,000. Magaly Healy to Thomas A. Clark, L26 Blk 143 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sec. 15, $95,800.Dec. 15Federal National Mortgage Assn. to Jerry R. Duball, L5 Blk 751 Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sebring Unit 15R1, $130,000. Diane Rousselle to Howard E. Short, L865 Sebring Hills, $5,000. Wauchula State Bank to R oy Thomas, L51 Blk E H illside Lake Est., $23,000. D enco to Two Bar G F arms, PTSec. 4-3831/Others, $815,900. R aymond C. Brooker to Brooker Fence Co. Inc., PT L1 DeSoto Industrial Park Phase I, $350,900. Dustin E. Hazel to Robert Lincoln, PTL11/12 Blk 242 Placid Lakes Sec. 20, $150,000. Virl C. Peters to Dale A. Hayes, L11AThunderbird Hill Village II, $80,000. W illiam F. Hutchinson III to ZPD, L11/12 Edgewater P oint Sub, $255,000. Wauchula State Bank to Frederick S. Treadway, L8 Eagles Nest Est., $55,000. Rodney A. Davis to William R. Jarrett, Unit 14E/14F Casa Del Lago Condo Phase 14, $320,500.Dec. 16Donald P. Leaver to Robert L. Newman, L15 Blk 100 Placid Lakes Sec. 14, $100,000. Howard Builders Inc. to Amy G. Campbell, L1532 Sebring Ridge Sec. F, $82,500. Manuel F. Galliano to Robert O. Trier, L164 Golf Hammock Unit III, $155,000. Journey Property Investments to Aaron P. Michaud, L53 Pine & Lake Sub, $121,500. Thomas Walton Colleur to Noel S. Durrance, L166 Highlands Homes Sub, $33,500. Lake Partners to Charles E. Mielke, Tract J PTTract H Placid Plaza, $112,000. Nicolas Investments to John Blaser, L19 Blk 70 Placid Lakes Sec. 19, $2,500. Thomas E. Reeds to Donald Triplett, L31 Sunset Point On Dinner Lake, $150,000. Lucie L. Cox to Lucie L. Cox, L28/29 Blk 24 Lake Haven Est. Sec. 2, $24,000. Joseph Lipsky to Thomas W.Tucker, L6 PTL7 Blk C Country Club Sebring Phase 2 Sec. 5 Enchanted Oaks, $272,500. Highlands Independent Bank to Excavation Point Inc., PTSec. 16-35-29, $15,000.Dec. 19Properties of Central Florida to David R. Headrick, L16 Blk 178 Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sebring Unit 10, $4,900. Properties of Central Florida to Brian Berry, L14/15 Blk 11 Highlands P ark Est. Sec. R, $5,300. Properties of Central Florida to David R. Headrick, L7 Blk 67 Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sec. 2, $4,900. Susan A. Rankine to Perry T aylor, L6/7 Blk 13 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 8, $17,000. P aul E. Myers to William T. Cole, Unit 202-1 Masters First Condo, $22,000. W illiam R. Benson to Sergio Pena, L22-24 PTL21 Blk F West Avon Park Mahan Syndicate/Other, $25,000. James J. Gallagher to M ichael J. Boley, L2 Blk 3 Lake June Pointe Phase 1, $180,000. R eed A. Baker to Jeff R obert Stanley, L22 Blk N Hudecks Unrec, $30,000. L uis Gonzalez to Pura C. P ol, L6 PTL5/7 Blk 264 Lake Sebring Sub, $90,000. Eugene F.Thompson to Thomas L. Bates, L8 Blk XX Fairway Lakes Replat, $17,500. Bernard R. Thomas to Richard T.Vanderberg, L15 Willow Gate, $87,500. Pablo A. Nieves to Pedro Vazquez, L13 Blk K Spring Lake Village II, $12,000. George R. Dean to Andres S oler, L4877/4878 PT4879 Avon Park Lakes Unit 15, $ 108,000. Judith Holt to Michael George, L10 Blk 3 Florida Highlands, $63,000.Dec. 20H Duane Bayman to Saundra S. Batty, L108-A Cormorant Point Sub Unit II/Other, $100,000. Jim D. Allman to Janet Stephenson, L5 Blk 12 Lake Letta Est. Sub, $28,900. Heather M. Allen to Linda Terrell, L26 Blk 4 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 9, $54,700. Steve Vandevoorde to Brad Vandevoorde, L135 Grayces Mobile Est. Unit 2, $10,000. Aaron T. Peavy to Southern Sisters Family Ltd. Ptn., TR 30 Simone Properties Unrec/Easements, $45,000. Fannie Mae to Timothy J. Conley, L28 Blk E Spring Lake Village III, $50,000.Dec. 21JPMorgan Chase Bank to Home Start, L44 Ridgewood Est., $38,000. Branch Banking & Trust to Orlando Capote, PTVenus Park Plat 2, $9,000. Frederick A. Bowen to John Zilinski, L9 Blk 285 Placid Lakes Sec. 20, $82,900. Richard H. Jordan to H. Lesley Watson, L7 Blk 25 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 12, $4,500. Humane Society of Highlands Co. Florida Inc. to Gordon F. Maufort, L38 Thunderbird Hill South Unit II, $40,000. V ito Tamma to Dmitry Zeldin, PTSec. 24-34-30, $20,000. V ito Tamma to Leonid S chusterman, PTSec. 2434-30/Easement, $20,000. Roy A. Rodgers to Jennifer Lynn Crawford, L8 Blk 425 Highland Towers Sub Revised, $63,500. Richard J. Lanza to Leroy C. Armstrong, L48 E dgewater Village Sub, $85,000. Signet Homes Inc. to Hazleda Modikhan, L10 Blk 2 50 Placid Lakes Sec. 20, $2,000. Good Shepherd United M ethodist Church of Lake Placid Inc. to Working Faith Ministries of South Florida Inc., PTSec. 9-37-30, $ 310,000.Dec. 22J ames Higley Barnes III to Mark D. Heisterkamp, L6 Blk K Spring Lake Sec. 1, $45,000. S tanley Curtiss Willis to William L. Holmes, L1 Blk 2 N ormandy Shores Est., $98,000. Wilfred F. Keading to Lawrence A. Chunat, L82 Blk 1 Venetian Village Revised, $54,000. L owell R. Wegner to Kirby N. Priddy, L74 Blk 1 V enetian Village Revised, $45,500. Orangefield Citrus Inc. to B & LCattle Co., Farm 38 L ake View Park Tract/Other/Easement,$ 150,000. Lance Von Drewitz to J ames W. Nolen Jr., L3 Blk 2 Altamont Place Add 2,$ 37,000. Patricia A. Vallancourt to Donald Jaquith, L60 Sebring Falls, $68,000. S untrust Bank to Donald H. Murphy Jr., L24/25 Blk 10P lacid Lakes, $68,000. DKR Mortgage Asset T rust I to Migdalia Salusso, L10994/10995 Avon Park Lakes Unit 34, $59,000. Renae Lynn Allamand to R obert G. Hoffner, L11 Blk 14 Lake Haven Est. Sec. 1, $62,000. Juan A. Artiles to Steve V ictor Alles, L658 Las Palmas Resort, $15,000. John H. McCracken to Fruit Basics, PTSec. 3-3529/Others, $240,000.Dec. 27Glenn E. Welch to James H. Pope, PTL3/4 Blk 3 Town of Avon Park/Other, $82,000. Wells Fargo Bank to Joseph W. Schanz, L9 Blk 246 Placid Lakes Sec. 20, $76,000. Martin Turner to Midflorida Credit Union, L13 Blk LL Spring Lake Village V, $100,600. Mary E. Walker to Independent Baptist Church of Sebring Inc., L8/9 Blk 11 DeSoto City 2nd Sub, $5,000. City of Sebring to Elizabeth E. Orr, L57 Thunderbird Hill South Unit II, $5,000. Heartland National Bank to Justin Albritton, L1020510207 Avon Park Lakes Unit 31, $96,000. Beverly A. Burke to Deanna Lee Dietiker, L2 Blk 177 Placid Lakes Sec. 17, $110,000. Penny Merritt Devane to DPPartners Ltd., PTSec. 638-31, $250,000. Federal Home Loan M ortgage Corp. to Sammy H. Campbell, PTSec. 25-3729, $82,500. Ronald R. Bamfield to Timothy Rector, L7 Paradise C ove, $113,000. Robert W. Schuettler to Janet Morgan, L25 Blk 16 Holiday Lake Est. Replat, $3,800. Briarpath Properties to Will Carter, L7 Blk B Price & Gorhams Sub, $16,000. Attila George Bartha to G eorge Sipe, L5 Blk 56 Placid Lakes Sec. 19, $150,000. Margaret L. Mosnat to Gary F. Gentry, L3-6 Blk 3 H ighlands Park Est. Sec. F, $50,000. Rene Barajas to Manuel Barajas, L3/4 Dormac Hills, $30,000. Marc C. Marasigan to Benson B. Cruz, L47504754 Avon Park Lakes Unit1 5, $13,000. U rsula A. Simons to Robert H. Burley, L7/8 Blk 2 L ake Letta Est., $31,000. Ralph Zimmerman Jr. to R ay M. Lamb, L16 Blk M L ake Jackson Heights, $100,000. Walter W. Solheim to Hosmer L. Compton, L5/6B lk 4 Lake View Heights, $ 4,000. Rayanna Szwec to Ruby E. Wesley, L271 SebringH ills, $99,900. C. Imogene Brines to Arthur L. Livermore, PTL1 Blk 2 H E Coy Sub, $25,000. H arriet R. Herbert to Janet A. Harding, L15 Blk 26 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 2, $45,000. Susana Rosado Shapow to Jo Ann Murphy, PTL25B lk 154 Placid Lakes Sec. 1 2, $54,500.Dec. 28Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. to Lauren A. Moore, L14 Blk K Spring Lake Village II, $42,500. J. Michael Swaine to R obert S. Swaine, L8/9 PT L10 Blk 245 Sebring Heights/Others, $180,000. Heartland National Bank to Brian A. Annett, L6 Blk 3 Altamont Place Add 2, $65,000. Thomas U. Jackson Jr. to Charles L. Reynolds Jr., PT Sec. 17-37-30, $585,900. Christine Pavlo Hatfield to Palmetto Avon Park I, PT Sec. 20-33-28, $225,000. D orothy Barkau to Michael D. Eskut, L14 Blk 245 Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sec. 19, $97,000. Harold Luttman to Nancy K. Patterson, L26 Grayces Mobile Est. Unit 2, $36,000. Land Value Holdings Inc. to Terry L. Johnson, PTL1 Blk 51 Avon Park Est. Unit II, $127,500. Robert L. Parker to Paul J. Page, L4 Blk 7 Harder Hall Country Club II, $150,000. Eva Thompson to Amanda Thompson, L15 Blk AAvon Lakes Sub, $118,500. Barbara J. Kesselring to Teddy J. Seachord, L21 Blk 78 Town of Sebring 8th Add, $59,800. Virginia M. Johnson to to Dale T. Bradshaw, L31/32 Blk 9 Golfview Est., $194,500. Bonnie E. Brooker to Bobby Jim Hubbard, L10/11 Blk 507 Sebring Manor, $30,000. Michelle Marie Wills to Martin Wells, L9 Lake & Ranch Club 1st Add, $187,000. Cano & Harry Corp. Inc. to Pritchett Real Estate Grou p Inc., Unit 3-AThe Manors, $15,500.Dec. 29Wells Fargo Bank to J ohnnie Jacobs Jr., L4 Blk D Lakeside, $34,900. Reta B. Culp to Arthur L. Peterson, L25-AVantage P ointe, $64,000. Harrynarine Maharaj to C harles W. Fuqua, L59B Vantage Pointe Sub Phase II, $34,000. Scarborough & Sons Ranch Inc. to United States of America, PTSec. 25-3730, $326,600. J ack W. Scarborough to United States of America, P TSec. 36-37-30, $15,300. Karen Retherford to Eduardo Vega, L37 Blk 4 Highlands Park Est. Sec. E, $1,200. Tony Bassett to Jimmy D. H insley, L36 Lake Sebring Est., $75,000. M eb & Associates Inc. to Abderrahim McHatet, L16 Blk 56 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 5/Others, $16,000. Gladys M. Marlowski to Ronald L. Cherrier Jr., L 995/996 PTL994 Avon P ark Lakes Unit 3, $69,500. K eystone Land Investments to Red Water Investments, L1-43 Little R ed Water Shores, $ 150,000. H ighlands Independe n t B ank to QS Sebring Owner, PTBlk 4 Sunset Beach Sub, $207,000. Richard J. Brilhante to Matthew B. Cissel, L24 Blk 255 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 15, $47,000. Mark A. Howard to Jerry H. Melendy Jr., PTSec. 135-29/Easement, $320,000. Joaquin Merlo to Limberg Cancino, L6 Blk 21 Hoffmans Grove Add toL ake Stearns 2nd Resub, $55,000.D ec. 30Gordon W. DeFouw to Darrell L. Kephart, L5 Valencia Acres Sub, $38,000. Deutsche Bank Nation al Trust Co. to Patricia L. Olson, PTSec. 22-3928/Easements, $4,300. William R. Cameron to S haron L. Cottrill, L34 E dgewater Village, $75,000. H eartland National Bank t o Buyblocker.com Inc., L11 Blk 3 Lake June Vista, $80,000. BWTLLC to Diane Belcher, PTL13 Blk 48 Original Town of Sebring, $54,500. Fannie Mae to Anthony Luyk, L233 Golf Hammock Unit III, $195,000. Scott Gerald Doney to Duane E. Franzen, L15 Willow Gate, $99,000. Susan M. Kemper to Linda Matthews, L5-B Cormorant Point, $134,900. Ginger Pitts to Pamela Athene Vaughn, L795 Sebring Hills/Other, $21,000. Kathleen W. Giancola to Tabitha G. Teachman Kramer, L12 Blk 6 Leisure Lakes Sec. 1, $7,000. Pamela Benson Ferrara to Jessica Prescott, L2 Blk N Spring Lake Village II, $70,000. Sebring Land Ltd. Ptn. to Marc Sander, L107 Villages of Highlands Ridge Phase VII-C Sec. 1, $48,000. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; feb. ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 4 4 3 3 0 0 ADVANTAGE FLOOR COVERING; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 2/15,19; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 9 9 0 0 4 4 Continued from page 3B DEEDTRANSFERS


C M Y K T he following people filed for divorce during the month o f January, 2012: J uana Alvarez, petitioner a nd Gervasio R. Alvarez, Jan. 4, 2012. Ralph Lawrence Peck, petitioner and Gina Marie Gardner, Jan. 4, 2012. Justino Rodriguez, petitioner and Maria Chevere, Jan. 4, 2012. Cadmiel Sepulveda-Molina, petitioner and Sandra I. Batista-Roman, Jan. 4, 2012. J ohn Dewey Criss, petitione r and Tammy Lynn Criss, J an. 5, 2012. Tracy Finney, petitioner and John Finney, Jan. 5, 2012. Lisa Kay Golde, petitioner and Bernard O. Golde III, Jan. 5 2012. Teresa L. Ramsey, petitioner and Thomas G. Ramsey, Jan. 5, 2012. C harles R. Barker, petitione r and Kathleen J. Roberts, J an. 6, 2012. Derrick E. Lewis, petitioner and Amber J. Lewis, Jan. 6, 2012. Lynne M. Cadden, petitione r and Michael R. Cadden, J an. 9, 2012. B etty Jean Wilhelm Sinnott, petitioner and Joseph Patrick Sinnott, Jan. 9, 2012. John Cronin, petitioner and Dana Lynn Cronin, Jan. 11,2 012. A lbert Glenn McNorton, petitioner and Gloria Susan McNorton, Jan. 11, 2012. Thomas Bungard, petitioner and Sandra Bungard, Jan.1 9, 2012. B arbara Lee Caldwell, petit ioner and Jeffrey Scott C aldwell, Jan. 19, 2012. Brenda Joyce French, petitioner and Paul David French, Jan. 19, 2012. Kevin L. Hill, petitioner and D eborah E. Hill, Jan. 19, 2 012. Deborah Lynn Lambert, petitioner and Anthony Michael Lambert, Jan. 19, 2012. Jennifer Stadelbauer, petitioner and Reinhard Stadelbauer, Jan. 23, 2012. Vickie Holsey, petitioner and Coy Dewitt Moore, Jan. 25, 2012. Lynda M. Hughes, petitione r and Lawton C. Hughes, J an. 25, 2012. H arry L. Jordan, petitioner and Felicia Jordan, Jan. 25, 2012. Jennifer Ealy Morrison, petitioner and Leon Edward Morrison, Jan. 25, 2012. T ravis Taylor, petitioner and Kadeajah Taylor, Jan. 25, 2012. The following people filed for divorce during the month of December, 2011: Moises Gomez, petitioner and Odaliz Fraginals, Dec. 1, 2011 Ronald James Wheeler, petitioner and Beverly Griffin, Dec. 1, 2011 Judith A. Sanders, petitioner and Edward A. Sanders, Dec. 2, 2011 Athena Phelps, petitioner and Ronald Phelps, Dec. 5, 2011 Richard Walter Robbins, petitioner and Carla JeanR obbins, Dec. 5, 2011 Katherine E. Smith, petit ioner and Timothy W. Smith, Dec. 5, 2011 D eborah S. Ashton, petitioner and Patrick S. Ashton, Dec. 7, 2011 Sebrina Jean Cannie, petitioner and David Artis Cannie, Dec. 7, 2011 Robert M. Dean, petitioner and Mary Emilie Dean, Dec. 7, 2011 Jennifer Ray Ferguson, p etitioner and Ralph Larry Ferguson, Dec. 7, 2011 Vicki Lynn Hall, petitioner and Daniel Thomas Hall, Dec.7 2011 F lorence Richmond, petit ioner and Robert Richmond, Dec. 7, 2011 Kristofer E. Creed, petitioner and Maria I. Creed, Dec. 8, 2 011 A ndrew Crivello III, petit ioner and Norma Jean Crivello, Dec. 9, 2011 Miranda Ley Suttles, petitioner and Wayne Oliver Suttles, Dec. 9, 2011 D eborah J. Alvarez, petit ioner and Nelson Alvarez, Dec. 13, 2011 Lataurus Green, petitioner and Leroy Green, Dec. 13, 2011 Kimberly Kay Hitt, petitioner and Jay Thomas Hitt, Dec.1 3, 2011 G lenda Marie McKenzie, petitioner and Kevin Ray McKenzie, Dec. 13, 2011 Shaira Y. Vazquez Rosado, p etitioner and Carlos R. S anhago Melendez, Dec. 13, 2 011 Olga Lidia Alvarez, petitioner and Julio Alvarez, Dec. 19, 2011 Lloyda A. Dawkins, petitioner and Donald Garth Dawkins, Dec. 19, 2011 Nirmala Narayan, petitioner and Chandra Kumar Narayan, Dec. 19, 2011 Richard Jeffrey Reinhardt, p etitioner and Yamile Maria R einhardt, Dec. 19, 2011 T amara N. Salaman, petitioner and Marcos Salaman, Dec. 19, 2011 Robyn P. Durrance, petitioner and Dale K. Durrance, Dec. 22, 2011 Ledius Emile, petitioner and Imite Emile, Dec. 22, 2011 John Joseph Fay, petitioner and Sarah Higgins Fay, Dec.2 2, 2011 D errick E. Lewis, petitioner a nd Amber J. Lewis, Dec. 22, 2011 Jose Torres, petitioner and Marilyn Oscasio, Dec. 22, 2011 K aren Perez, petitioner and Pablo Perez III, Dec. 28, 2011 The following filed for d ivorce during the month of N ovember, 2011: A ngela Long, petitioner and Kevin Long, Nov. 1, 2011. Richard Selph, petitioner and Sarah Selph, Nov. 3, 2011. A ndrew Crivello III, petit ioner and Norma Jean C rivello, Nov. 7, 2011. Elizabeth Chayka Dunn, petitioner and William Cecil Dunn, Nov. 7, 2011. Silvino Martinez Guillen, petitioner and Erica MarieG uillen, Nov. 7, 2011. A nita Carol Hester, petitioner and Robert Dempsey Welch, Nov. 7, 2011. Tammy L. Moll, petitioner and John Morgan Moll, Nov.7 2011. J esse J. Moore, petitioner a nd Angela M. Moore, Dec. 7, 2 011. Deborah Medlyn Duffus Reynolds, petitioner and Revel Ratcliff Reynolds, Nov. 7, 2011. L averne Annette Smith, p etitioner and John David Sylvester, Nov. 7, 2011. Charles E. White, petitioner and Merri C. White, Nov. 7, 2011. Donna S. Ferchen, petitione r and Brant Dixon, Nov. 8, 2011. J ennifer Nicole Goodwin, p etitioner and Christopher E arl Goodwin, Nov. 9, 2011. Justin Daley Anderson, petitioner and Kristi Marie Anderson, Nov. 15, 2011. Bernard Beursken, petitioner and Denise Beursken, Nov. 15, 2011. Karlo Chacon, petitioner and Awilda Torres, Nov. 15, 2011. Shawn Lee Kuhns, petitione r and Tina Marie Kuhns, Nov. 1 5, 2011. P aula Elizabeth Quinn, petitioner and Jerome Quinn, Nov. 15, 2011. Delores Holmes, petitioner and Kenneth Holmes, Nov. 16, 2 011. Angela N. Beckman, petitioner and Carl R. Beckman, Nov. 29, 2011. A nneliese Kurtz, petitioner a nd William Kurtz, Nov. 29, 2 011. Judy Suzanne Melvin, petitioner and William Jackson Melvin, Nov. 29, 2011. Lori Marie Spino, petitioner a nd Joseph Cosmos Spino, N ov. 29, 2011. T ammy L. Moll, petitioner and John Morgan Moll, Nov. 30, 2011. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 5B D R. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 2/5,12,19,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 9 9 3 3 24/7; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 2/19/12 race inches; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 8 8 T he following people filed for marriage licenses during t he month of January, 2012: B radley Warren Mahlum a nd Nena Nicole Hoppes McGathey, Jan. 1, 2012. Isaac Lee Carroll and Jean Marie Ritacco Bateman, Jan. 1, 2012. Gus Ramirez Jr. and Cassandra Mercadies Herendeen, Jan. 1, 2012. Edgardo Diaz Rivera and Celia Victoria Diaz Ayala, Jan. 4, 2012. T illman Franklin Ammons I II and Ashley Nicole M assey, Jan. 7, 2012. Lee Brandon Wimberly and Katie Nicole Sexauer, Jan. 7, 2012. Fredrick Earl Ragland and A ndrea Murtha Cox, Jan. 7, 2012. Darryl Williams Sanders Jr. and Mary Clare W hittemore, Jan. 8, 2012. M arvin Wendell Gibbs a nd Lanette Tatianna Reid, Jan. 12, 2012. William Russell Odham and Kacie Morgan Bovard, Jan. 13, 2012. N avor Jaramillo-Martinez a nd Maria Elba Zuniga, Jan. 1 4, 2012. Jacinto Ovalle II and Alejandra Nava, Jan. 14, 2012. Ricky Lynn Haines and Jodi Ann Isles Navarro, Jan.1 4, 2012. A delfo Villalobos and Pamela Marie Bissell Gutierrez, Jan. 17, 2012. Kendall Lee Ogg and Heather Ashley Taylor, Jan.2 0, 2012. J ames Lee Ramey and A ngel Marie Brown, Jan. 20, 2 012. Thomas Logan Campbell and Desi-Rae Ray McBryer, Jan. 21, 2012. Harley Davidson Hazeltine a nd Amie Rose Lare Bailey, J an. 21, 2012. Juan Felipe Martinez and Arely Alaniz, Jan. 23, 2012. Wayne Paul Boudreau and Jaime Lee Goggins, Jan. 30, 2012. Richard Glenn Patterson Jr. and Mindy Carlene Cain, Jan. 31, 2012. The following people filed for marriage licenses duringt he month of December, 2 011: A rden Lavern Straw Jr. and Marsha Kay Day Straw, Dec. 1, 2011. Jeremy Alexander Engler and Maureen Clare Moldaschel Phillips, Dec. 2,2 011. Reymundo Peres and Saundra Beth Lester Ramirez, Dec. 7, 2011. Melbourne Small and Anna Floria Gardener Williams, Dec. 7, 2011. Justin Kyle Albritton and Kristine Elaine Ogg Garrison, Dec. 9, 2011. Jeremy Dallas Colladay and Erin Katrine Williams, Dec. 9, 2011. Joshua Lewis Pierce and Michelle Jane Paradero Boots, Dec. 9, 2011. Roberto Carlos CruzResendiz and Ines Mejia, Dec. 9, 2011. Alex James Davis and Laverne Annette Smith, Dec. 10, 2011. Billy Angel Wingate and C atherine Jane Miller Wright, Dec. 11, 2011. Thomas Lee Moore and Emerido Chistena R odriguez, Dec. 11, 2011. Adam Sarnac Hawk and Marcia Jean White Hawk,D ec. 12, 2011. Thomas Fred Scott and Vonceil Tysk Meier, Dec. 14, 2011. Jack Mac Tran and Neelawattie Etwaru, Dec. 16, 2011. Roy William Sager and Deanna Rose Carroll, Dec. 1 7, 2011. T ravis Dwayne Grills and T ifany Suzanne Milne, Dec. 17, 2011. Wesley Jay Anderson and Courtney Lynne Mason, Dec. 19, 2011. J immy St. Louis Jr. and Hermene Volvaire Henry, Dec. 19, 2011. Raymond Jerome Claitt and Wanda Lorraine C arpenter Ward, Dec. 19, 2011. M ichael Dean Alger and Jennie Lynn Farmer Mason,D ec. 19, 2011. Brian Mitchell Richter and M artha Marlene Mullis Silbermann, Dec. 21, 2011. D errick Jermaine Pope a nd Elgenette Bennita W illiams, Dec. 22, 2011. Alfred McDonald Barnette a nd Barbara Sue Couch Potts, Dec. 22, 2011. Gregory Arthur Glowatz and Lynn Ann King Kohler, D ec. 27, 2011. Brian John Rodriguez and A shley Chacon Rodriguez, Dec. 27, 2011. S cott Charles Hansen and Mary Sue Kragt Kemp, Dec. 28, 2011. Jesse Juan Rios and Ana I ris Negron, Dec. 28, 2011. Preston Wayne Hammons and Rosetta Marie Dibble Sweat, Dec. 29, 2011. Terence Patrick Chambers and Janus Mary Fox, Dec. 30, 2011. Shaun Morgan Breeden and Crystal May Young Hall, Dec. 31, 2011. H enry Lee Turner III and Laverne Holdman, Dec. 31, 2 011. Kevin Ireland Smith and T enille Marie Drury, Dec. 31, 2011. Channing Cortez Levens and Haley Dylane Roberts, Dec. 31, 2011. Juan Omar DeJesus and Berta Maria Tejon, Dec. 31, 2011. Steven Anthony Williams and Gwendolyn Kay Peiffer Kellk, Dec. 31, 2011. Stacey Alan Wright and Kayla Joy Albritton, Dec. 31, 2011. Lane Kent Capp and Judy Ann King, Dec. 31, 2011. PUBLICRECORDS Marriage Licenes Divorces The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 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)


C M Y K E fforts made by Drug Free Highlands, local law enforcement, the Florida Hospital Parish Nurses with local drug take back pro-g ram Operation Medicine Cabinet have shown great success. With just three take back days since September 2010, HighlandsC ounty residents have disposed of about 2,300 pounds of prescription and non-prescription medications. The most recent study, r eleased in 2011, shows that past 30-day use of any i llicit drug has remained unchanged. However, a number of drug categoriess howed statistically significant reductions for some a ge groups, one of them being 10th graders that used Vicodin in the past year. This number dropped from 7.7 percent in 2010 to5 .9 percent in 2011. This data reiterates that raising c ommunity awareness, participating in disposal programs and simply educatingp eople on the dangers of prescription drug abuse m ay not be a solution to the epidemic, but is certainly making an impact. A s plans roll out for an upcoming Operation Medicine Cabinet, set for S aturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Drug Free H ighlands and local law enforcement have something else up their sleeve. After hearing success stories about Winter HavenP olice Departments grip on prescription drugs, were itching to try something that will likely decrease prescription drug abuse in Highlands County. Permanent drop boxes were placed in the WinterH aven Police Department about eight months ago due to a noticeable increase inp rescription drug traffic and use in the area. Since then, 2 19 pounds of prescription medications have been disposed of, which may nots ound like much, but only pills are being discarded, n ot the bottles they come in. Drug Free Highlands gets numerous calls from people asking what to do with theirm edications until the next Operation Medicine C abinet. We know that people are storing their medications until the next pill dropa nd we know this because of the great volumes of pills t hat are purged at these events. D rug Free Highlands and Highlands Countys law enforcement agencies are taking matters into our own hands and are looking top lace permanent drop boxes in the law enforcement offices in Highlands County. The drop boxes are very s imilar to a mailbox/safe in which pills can be deposited. Citizens can drop off their unwanted medications within seconds with no questions asked and no longl ines. Law enforcement sees this to be an extremely bene ficial tool, especially since thousands of pills have been collected since the lastp ill drop event in October. Drug Free Highlands w ould like to extend this opportunity to support our efforts to all community members and businesses. If you are interested in mak-i ng a donation, or have further questions please feel f ree to contact Amanda Sherley at 441-5101 or 3822138. Amanda Sherley is project coordinator for Drug FreeH ighlands. Guest columns are t he opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the NewsSun staff. Special to the News-SunWhat do you think of the medical services in Highlands County? Are they available? Are they accessible? Are they effective? What do you think of the quality of life in Highlands County? From now until the end of April, residents can make their views known in the first county-wide Community Health Survey. The survey is sponsored by the Community Health Improvement Planning Partnership (CHIP Highlands County and the Highlands County Health Department. It is anonymous and confidential. It is also easy to complete. Respondents are asked to answer 25 multiple-choice questions about the health care services they have sought and used, the ease or difficulty they have had obtaining those services, and any barriers they have encountered due to the unavailability of the services or due to their own inability to access or afford the services. The results of the survey will be published in June and will be incorporated into the Highlands County 2012 Community Health Improvement Plan, which will be published in the fall. To take the survey in English, go to https://www.surveymonkey.c om/s/highlandshealthsurveyenglish/. The survey is also available in Spanish. The News-Sun also has the link to the survey on its website www.newssun.com/. For those without access to a computer, printed surveys are available at the Sebring Health Department, 7205 S. George Blvd.; the Avon Park Health Department, 400 South Lake Ave.; and the Lake Placid Health Department, 100 North Main Ave. For further information, call the Highlands County Health Department, 3866040. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 2/19/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 4 4 6 6 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; main; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 3 3 HEALTHNEWS In any new community t here are those open, welcoming, friendly souls who w ant to make everyone feel at home. It seems that when Myron and Linda Pickeringa rrived in Tanglewood with their fifth-wheel back in 1997, they ran into such a f ellow in Bill Stottlemeyer. In the summer of 1999, B ill went up to Indiana to visit Myron and Linda in their hometown of Kokomo, Ind. While there, Bill took ill, was taken to the localh ospital by the Pickerings and subsequently rushed by ambulance to the regional hospital some 60 miles away. He had lung cancer and got great care but didnt get back to Tanglewood untill ate in the 1999/2000 season. Putting heads together w ith Bob Weed and other neighbors, the idea was hatched to have a gathering to welcome Bill and his wife, Joan, back to the park.B ob Weed played, friends and neighbours partied and Tanglewoods Cancer Benefit was born. That first year, $350 was raised. Aftert he 2011 Benefit, the total donated for cancer research had surpassed $315,000. The Pickerings lived on either side of the little town of Windfall, Ind. and ended up high school sweethearts. They moved to Kokomo, worked for GM, raised a son and a daughter and are now t he proud grandparents of six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. In July t hey will celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss. For the m ost part, theyve lived a harmonious life. They are avid karaoke performers. Sadly, their vocals are the one thing they cant seem tod o in harmony. In 2000, they sold their house and fishing boat and hit the road. After nine years as nomads, they bought a house on Beartooth Pass where Lindas beloved ducksc an still be seen. For 15 years, Linda made and purc hased outfits for her ducks. They were certainly a talking point in the Outback for years. The ducks have been negl ected of late. It seems that more important things took over Lindas life. In June, she visited Florida Hospital for a mammogram and theyd iscovered breast cancer. She speaks highly of the local hospital. They referred her to Moffitt in Tampa where both Linda and Myron found the staff to be amazing professionals who have the human touch. Coming home from Moffitt, Linda remarked that she never b elieved she would have to make a withdrawal from t he account that had been built up through all the years of our Cancer Benefit. L inda suggests that each and every one of us who cares about people needs to g et involved in the fight against cancer. As she says, Cancer doesnt care who it strikes. Myron chimes in to say that, If its within you to help someone, jump in andd o it. He knows that what goes around comes around. Linda is doing great now. Another success story. How are they paying it forward? When they discovered that their friend, Jan Bubbles McMellon had also been diagnosed with c ancer, they took right over, drove her to Moffitt and are making sure that she gets the same great care that Linda had. W hen hundreds of Tanglewood residents gather on Feb. 21 at this years Cancer Benefit Finale, well take time to reflect on allw ho have lost the fight to cancer, those who are still battling and those who have beaten the dread disease. We will also take a moment to thank Myron and Linda for getting us started down this road to find a cure for cancer. What goes around comes around Courtesy photo Myron and Linda Pickering came to Tanglewood in 1997 and were part of the first Cancer Benefit back in 2000. Taking the next step towards a healthier Highlands County Guest Column Amanda Sherley Guest Column Neil Simpson First county-wide Community Health Survey under way D id YouKNOW?EMERGENCY VEHICLESUpon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle,while en route to meet an existing emergency,the d river of every other vehicle shall,when such emergency vehicle is giving audible signals by siren,exhaust whistle, or other adequate device,or visible signals by the use of displayed blue or red lights,yield the right-of-way to the emergency vehicle and shall immediately proceed to a p osition parallel to,and as close as reasonable to the closest edge of the curb of the roadway,clear of any intersection and shall stop and remain in position until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed,unless otherwise directed by any law enforcement officer.YO UCANBETICKETEDFORFAILINGTOPULL OVERANDSTOPWHENANAMBULANCE, POLICE, FIREOROTHEREMERGENCYVEHICLEIS TRAVELLINGTOMEETANEMERGENCY. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 7B B y JOE McDONALD APBusiness WriterB EIJING Chinese officials face a choice in Apples dispute with a local companyo ver the iPad trademark side with a struggling entity t hat a court says owns the name or with a global brand that has created hundreds oft housands of jobs in China. Experts say that means Beijings political priorities r ather than the courts will settle the dispute if it escal ates. Shenzhen Proview Technology has asked regulators to seize iPads in China ina possible prelude to pressing A pple Inc. for a payout. There have been seizures in some cities but no sign of action by national-level authorities. Proview has a strong case under Chinese trademark law,b ut that could quickly change if Beijing decides to interv ene to avoid disrupting iPad sales or exports from factories in southern China where the popular tablet computers are made, legal experts say. If this becomes political and its very easy to see this becoming political then I think Apples chances look pretty good, said StanA brams, an American lawyer who teaches intellectual property law at Beijings Central University of Finance and Economics. The dispute centers on whether Apple acquired the iPad name in China when it bought rights in various countries from a Proview affiliate in Taiwan in 2009 for 35,000 British pounds ($55,000 Apple insists it did. But Proview, which registered the iPad trademark in China in 2001, won a ruling from a m ainland Chinese court in December that it was not b ound by that sale. Apple appealed. Ahearing is scheduled for Feb. 29. My gut reaction is that many of these activities reall y could be seen as pre-settlement brinksmanship, said David Wolf, a technologym arketing consultant in Beijing. Proviews motive is money, not to shut down A pple. Shenzhen Proview T echnology is a subsidiary of LCD screen maker Proview International Holdings Ltd., headquartered in Hong Kong. Chinese news reports say Proview is deeply in debt, increasing the pressure for it to demand a substantial payout from Apple. Proview International, meanwhile, has been suspended from trading on the Hong Kong stock market since August 2010 and will be removed in June if it cannot show it has sufficient assets, business operations and working capital. In a rapid-fire series of m oves, Proview has filed a trademark-violation lawsuit t hat goes to court Wednesday in Shanghai. That deadline is likely to p rompt Apple to agree to a settlement within a few days t o avoid the uncertainty of a court fight, said Kenny Wong, an intellectual-proper-t y lawyer with the firm Mayer Brown JSM in Hong Kong. I think Apple will be under immense pressure to h ave this settled as soon as possible, he said. Obviously, it depends on the amount the Shenzhen company is asking. I n a statement, Apple said its deal with Proview covers the iPad trademark in 10 different countries, including China. Proview refuses to honor their agreement with Apple inC hina and a Hong Kong court has sided with Apple in this m atter, Apple said. Apple has pointed to a Hong Kong court ruling in July that said Proview and the Taiwan company bothw ere clearly under the control of the same Taiwanese businessman, Yang Long-san, and refused to take steps required to transfer the nameu nder the agreement. The companies acted together with the common intention of injuring Apple, the judge said. But that was not the final judgment in the case and might not be accepted by mainland courts, Wong said, because Hong Kong has a separate legal system.Apple also ran into a trademark dispute before it launched the iPhone in 2007. Cisco Systems Inc., the maker of networking hardware, had owned the trademark. MCT Customers check out the iPad on display at the Apple Store at The Village at Sanlitun shopp ing center in Beijing, China. China faces conflict of law, business in iPad row TECHNOLOGY By RAPHAELSATTER Associated PressLONDON ABritish student who stole sensitive information from Facebooks internal network was sentenced to eight months in prison Friday. Prosecutor Sandip Patel said that Glenn Mangham, 26, had hacked into the social networking giants computers from his bedroom in the northern England city of York and stole what the Patel described as invaluable intellectual property. He acted with determination, undoubted ingenuity and it was sophisticated, it was calculating, Patel told Londons Southwark Crown Court ahead of sentencing Friday. He added later: This represents the most extensive and grave incident of social media hacking to be brought before the British courts. It was not immediately clear exactly what information Mangham stole, although police said that he didnt manage to compromise any personal user data. Scotland Yard said in a statement that the breach had occurred over a short period of time in April of last year but did not divulge precisely how he managed to break into the computers. The statement said that Facebook Inc. discovered the breach in May and alerted the FBI, who traced the source of the attack back to Britain. Scotland Yards e-crimes unit raided Manghams home on June 2. The software development student pleaded guilty on Dec. 13. He had argued that he was merely trying to show the Palo Alto, Californiabased company how to improve its security, but Judge Alistair McCreath said that Manghams actions had very serious potential consequences which could have been utterly disastrous for Facebook. ou and others who are tempted to act as you did really must understand how serious this is, McCreath said. Facebook, which boasts some 845 million users worldwide, recently filed papers for its initial public offering at the beginning of this month, putting it on track to price its stock in May or June. Facebook hack lands UK student in prison for 8 months If this becomes political and its very easy to see this becoming political then I think Apples chances look pretty good.STANABRAMS l awyer, professor


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PLACEMENT; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, ad#1 feb promo; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 3 3 9 9 FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND A/P; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, karen far forward; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 5 5 9 9 Associated PressWASHINGTON Congress swiftly approved legislation Friday renewing ap ayroll tax cut for 160 million American workers and jobless benefits for millions more, backing the main items on President Barack Obamasj obs agenda in a rare burst of Washington bipartisanship. The Senate approved the $143 billion measure on a 6036 vote minutes after theH ouse approved it by a sweeping 293-132 vote. Obama is expected to sign its hortly after returning from a West Coast fundraising swing. O n Friday in an appearance at a Boeing factory in Everett, W ash., Obama gave lawmakers a verbal fist bump. It is amazing what happ ens when Congress focuses on doing the right thing i nstead of just playing politics, Obama said. This was a good example, and Congress should take pride in it. I n fact, Obamas jobs agenda had politics woven into it, i ncluding campaign-style rallies and news coverage that along with the GOPpresiden-t ial primary have coincided with a boost in his poll numb ers. Under the bill, workers would continue to receive a 2 p ercentage point increase in their paychecks, and people out of work for more than six months would keep jobless benefits averaging about $300a week, steps that Obama says will help support a fragile recovery from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. I t would also head off a steep cut in reimbursements f or physicians who treat Medicare patients. The tax cuts, jobless coverage and higher doctorspayments would all continuet hrough 2012. Passage of the legislation hands Obama a victory over objections from many Republicans who oppose itb ut were eager to wipe the issue from the election-year agenda. It also clears away a political headache for HouseR epublicans, who blocked a two-month extension of the tax cut and jobless coveragei n late December, only to retreat quickly under a buzz saw of opposition from con-s ervative and GOPleaders from around the country. W ith that history, Republicans seemed ready to get the fight behind them andc hange the subject for the rest of this election year. Were dumb, but were not stupid, McCain told reporters after he voted. We did not want to repeat the debacle of last December. Itsn ot that complicated. I think everyone learned a l ot from the end-of-the-year stuff, said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. Everything doesnt have to be a fight. Republicans, Reid a dded, have opposed virtually everything weve tried to do. I think they came to the c onclusion that that hasnt worked out very well, Reid said. Opposition was stronger in the Senate, whereR epublicans voted against the measure by a 2-1 margin. Five Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., opposed the measure, while 14R epublicans, including Minority Leader Mitch M cConnell of Kentucky, backed it. In the House, however, a solid majority of Republicans backed the measure despiter eservations about its $89 billion impact on the budget deficit over the coming decade. And Republicans said the f inal deal, significantly changed from a tea partybacked measure that passed in December, was the best Republicans could get. We dont control Washington. Democrats still control Washington theyc ontrol the Senate, and they control the White House, said Rep. Dave Camp, R-M ich., the top House negotiator on the measure. Adivide d government must still govern. Camp cited stricter job search requirements for peo-p le receiving unemployment benefits and other reforms to t he program as wins for conservatives. But many GOPlawmakers were upset that the measure would add to the federald eficit and doubted that it would do much to boost the e conomy. Another concern was that it cuts a payroll tax thats dedicated to payingS ocial Security benefits. Deficit spending would make u p for the lost revenue, but some lawmakers fear it would chip away at Washingtons c ommitment to the program. I cannot and I will not support legislation that extends the payroll tax holiday without paying for it, said Rep.P hil Gingrey, R-Ga. This will add $100 billion to the deficit and it will create an even greater shortfall within the Social Security trust fundt hat already has over $100 billion shortfall just in the last t wo years. Fast vote: Congress sends payroll tax cut to Obama


C M Y K LIVING C SE CTION I nside This Section Arts & Entertainment3C B est-Sellers6C Crossword2C Dear Abby2C H oroscope2C Pause & Consider2C News-Sun Sunday, February 19, 2012 1.Who votes for the Academy Awards?The more than 6,000 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences vote for the winners of the annual awards. Alittle more about the vaunted academy: It was originally made up of 36 members when it was organized in May 1927. Douglas Fairbanks Sr. was the first president. Membership has grown over the years, and now academy members represent 15 branches: actors, art directors, cinematographers, directors, documentary, executives, film editors, makeup artists and hairstylists, music, producers, public relations, short films and feature animation, sound, visual effects and writers. 2.Do studios campaign for awards?Studios and publicists campaign vigorously for the nominees, though the academy has clamped down in recent years on gifts and gimmicks. Now, the campaigns consist mainly of efforts to make sure voters see the nominated films s pecial showings, s creening DVDs and free admission to commercial runs of the films. So-called for your consideration ads in trade publications are also de rigueur, and have been for quite a while. In 1935, MGM was the first studio to campaign with ads in the press touting its film, Ah, Wilderness! It didnt work the movie didnt earn a single nomination.3.How many award categories are there?There are 24 categories, a big increase from the 12 awards that were handed out the first year of the Oscars in 1929. The newest category, Best Animated Feature, was added in 2001. Some awards have been eliminated along the way, including Engineering Effects; Best Director, Comedy Picture; and Title Writing, which became obsolete after the success of talking pictures.4.What about the Scientific and Technical Awards?Acommittee of about 40 experts representing the technical areas of film, including lighting and equipment, digital imaging and electronics and research, meets to evaluate entries. The committee then gives recommendations to the academys Board of Governors, which selects the winners. The Scientific and Technical Awards are presented at a formal dinner on a date prior to the Oscar ceremony.5.So how does someone become an academy member?To become a member, a candidate must be sponsored by two members of the branch for which he or she qualifies. (For example, an actor must be sponsored by two member actors.) The application then must be approved by the branchs executive committee before it goes before the academys Board of Governors. The board also caninvite members-at-large members whose craft does not fall into one of the established branches.6.How long do academy voters have to make their decisions?Nomination ballots are sent to academy members in December or January, and voters have two weeks to return them to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the firm that has been counting the ballots since 1934. Final ballots are mailed in February, and voters have another two weeks to return them. Up to five nominations are made in most categ ories, and balloting for the nominations is r estricted to members of the academy branch concerned. (That means directors, for instance, are the only nominators for the directing award.) Acommittee of members from all branches chooses the nominations in the foreign language category. Nominees for Best Picture and final winners are chosen by all academy members.7.How long does it take PriceW aterhouseCoopers (PWC the ballots?Along time. In fact, the company says it t akes about 1,700 person-hours to count a nd verify the ballots by hand.8.Does PWC really count each ballot by hand?Yes thats why it takes so long. Once the winners are chosen, PriceWaterhouseCoopers brings two complete sets of envelopes to the ceremony by separate, secret routes. The companys balloting partn ers (there are usually two or three m emorize the list of winners as a precautionary measure they are the only people who know the winners before they are announced on the Oscars telecast. PWC partners hand the sealed envelope to the presenters just before they walk onstage. (The p artners used to hand-deliver the envelopes to the presenters onstage, originating the phrase, The envelope, please ...)9.Are all of those security measures really necessary?The academy works very hard to ensure the secrecy of the results, but it wasnt always that way. When the first Academy Awards were presented in 1929, the winners were announced three months before the ceremony. For the next decade, the academy released the list of winners to newspapers for publication at 11 p.m. on awards night. In 1940, the Los Angeles Times broke the embargo, spilling the beans to many showgoers, who read the list of winners before they even arrived at the ceremony. From then on, only Price Waterhouse (the former name of the company) knew the results before the ceremony.10.Who designed the Oscar statuette?It was designed by MGM art director Cedric Gibbons before the first awards were presented in 1929. George Stanley, a Los Angeles sculptor, brought it to life. The statuette features a knight standing on a reel of film, gripping a sword in his hands. It hast changed much over the years, except when the pedestal was made higher in 1945. The statuette stands 131/2inches tall and weighs 81/2pounds.11.What is an Oscar statuette made of?Today, its made of gold-plated britannium, a pewter-like alloy. The original statues were made of gold-plated bronze, but that was abandoned after a few years in favor of the smoother britannium. For three years during World War II, the statues were painted plaster, but wartime winners were given gold-plated metal awards when the war ended. In 1949, the statuettes began to be numbered behind Oscars heels, beginning with No. 501.12.W here are the statuettes made?Since 1983, theyve been cast, molded, p olished and buffed by R.S. Owens and Company, a Chicago awards specialty company. It takes a dozen people 20 hours to make one O scar statuette. A f ew extra awards are created each year to account for the possibility of ties or multiple recipients. Extras are stored in the academys vault until the next years ceremony.13.How do the statuettes make the trip from Chicago to Los Angeles?Believe it or not, they traveled by common carrier for many years. But in 2000, the Oscars were stolen from the loading dock. They were recovered a week later, but the academy changed its ways. Now, the statuettes travel by air, accompanied by an R.S. Owens representative.14.Is Oscar the statuettes official name?No its actually called the Academy Award of Merit. There are several theories about how it got its nickname, including that an academy librarian thought the award resembled her Uncle Oscar, and starting calling it by his name. The name was first used by a Hollywood columnist in 1934 in reference to Katharine Hepburns Best Actress win. The academy officially adopted the name in 1939.15.Can anyone attend the Oscars presentation?Yes and no. The academy offers a few hundred bleacher seats to fans who want to gawk at the stars on the red carpet. Starting with the 74th Academy Awards in 2002, the academy began requiring interested showgoers to submit applications to get one of the coveted seats. Online registration beginsin the fall at www.oscars.org, and a random drawing determines which lucky fans will getc arpet-side access. Getting inside the Kodak Theatre to see the Oscars presented isnt as easy; attendance at the awards is by invitation only. No tickets are available to the public.16.W hat year was the longest O scar show?The 74th Academy Awards, which aired March 24, 2002, hold the record for the longest show at four hours and 23 minutes. That year ABeautiful Mind won Best P icture, and Halle Berry and Denzel Washington won the top acting awards. The Oscars have changed considerably since the first ceremony, held May 16, 1929, when it took just five minutes to present the statuettes.17.H ave the Oscars ever been canceled?No, but they have been postponed three t imes. In 1938, the show was delayed for a week due to flooding in Los Angeles. The 1968 ceremony was rescheduled after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. In 1981, the show was postponed a day after the assassination attempt on President Reagan. The war in Iraq began only days before the 2003 ceremony, but the show went on, albeit a more scaled-down version. The red carpet was shortened to the area outside the Kodak Theatres entrance, and the bleacher seats were removed.18.When was the awards ceremony first broadcast on television?The 25th Academy Awards, on March 19, 1953, were the first to be televised. Before that, all the ceremonies except the first one were broadcast on the radio. The 16th Academy Awards were even broadcast overseas to American soldiers.19.Who has hosted the most Oscar shows? Bob Hope hosted or co-hosted the show a record 18 times. Billy Crystal comes in second with eight hosting gigs. 20.When did the Academy Awards stop being a banquet affair?For the first 15 years, the Oscars were presented at banquets held in Hollywood hotels. The 16th Academy Awards were held at Graumans Chinese Theater, and subsequent ceremonies were held at various theaters, including the Shrine Auditorium, the RKO Pantages Theater, the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Since 2002, the ceremony has been held at the Kodak Theatre, and it will be for the foreseeable future. Becky Sher and Jody Mitori, McClatchy-Tribune SOURCES: WWW.OSCARS.ORG; WWW.OSCAR.COM; VARIETY.COM; INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE, IMDB.COM; THE ACADEMY AWARDS: THE COMPLETE HISTORYOF OSCAR, BYGAIL KINN AND JIM PIAZZA; PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS.Facts and trivia about the Oscars A MPASBob Hope received five special Oscars during his lifetime. AMPASAcraftsman demonstrates casting an Oscar statuette. AMPAS


C M Y K DearAbby: Dwayne, m y boyfriend of eight years, insists on smoking in his bedroom. In our last apartment hed fall asleep with a lit cigarette and ended up burning holes in our couch, numerous blankets and pillows as well as the carpet. When we moved, Dwayne assured me he had stopped, but a month ago I noticed his blanket and mattress have burn holes and so does the carpet by his bed. We live together with our 6-year-old son and, needless to say, Im scared to death Dwayne will burn this place down. I have talked to him about it numerous times. All he does is yell and say it wont happen because cigarettes are safer now. I have discussed this with our landlord to no avail. I thought about calling social services, but I dont want to get him in trouble. I could really use some good advice. Scared For My Life in Milwaukee DearScared: Because Dwayne is unwilling to be more responsible, its time to consider your sons safety and your own. Your boyfriend is not only addicted to tobacco, he is also misguided. If cigarettes were safer now there wouldnt be burn holes in his bedding and the area surrounding where he sleeps. If moving isnt feasible, at least make sure there are working smoke detectors in your apartment and an extra one outside Dwaynes bedroom door. Frankly, it would be healthier for you and the boy if Dwayne didnt smoke at all in your apartment because the Environmental Protection Agency has classified secondhand smoke asa Group Acarcinogen. To verify this, and get further information, contact the American Cancer Society (800-227-2345 American Heart Association (800-242-8721 DearAbby: My husband died 13 years ago. Since then I have pretty much lost everything, except the grief. Recently it occurred to me that I have some photographs his siblings and nieces might like copies of. I dont want them to know where I live in a battered old trailer because Im ashamed. They are all well-to-do and never seemed to like me. No one has spoken to me since my husbands death. I dont want it to seem like Im expecting anything in return because Im not, nor do I want to see them socially. I know I dont fit in with them. Id just like to do something nice since we all loved him. From experience I think theyll find some way to misinterpret or misunderstand the gesture. Ill be hurt and, added to the depression and grief, I dont think I could handle it. What do you advise? Missing My Man in California DearMissing YourMan: Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your husband. You have given me four valid reasons not to reach out to your husbands family, the most important of which is that if you get another round of rejection from them it will crush you. Thats whyI advise against it. Because they havent spoken to you or included you in 13 years, on top of the fact you never felt accepted in the first place (your words) the healthy thing for you to do is to keep your distance. However, because in all this time you have been unable to finish your grieving process, I urge you to consider grief counseling. DearAbby: We recently celebrated the milestone birthday of a dear friend with a party. In honor of the occasion we presented her with a very nice bracelet with various fabricated gemstones set in a nice silver setting. As she was identifying the names of the stones,I blurted out that they werent real because I didt want her thinking we were trying to pass them off as the real thing. Now Im afraid I might have cheapened our gift although believe me, her bracelet was not cheap. I feel like an idiot. Should I try to fix this mess or just let it be? Foot In Mouth in the southwest DearFoot In Mouth: I think enough has already been said. Whether the stones in the bracelet were n atural or man-made, the thought behind the gift was genuine. D ear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline P hillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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Solution on page 6C Small boys w atch and learn more than we sometimes realize. When I was a single Mom, Il oved caring for my son and our home. I taught him age appropriate tasks such asp icking up his toys and organizing them in a closet in our tiny apartm enta skill that would serve him well when he lived as a bachelor in ac ompact studio apartment; and, even now in marriage. But, this one day when he was still of pre-schoola ge, I noticed that of his own accord, he had gathe red the garbage and without fanfare had taken it out to the backyard trash can. I was so proud of him for taking on another responsi-b ility without being told.I bent down to his level and h ugged and thanked him and said Id give him some money for doing this.I willn ever forget his reply. He scrunched up his face a s he pulled back to look at me. I didnt do it for m oney.I did it for love. What a wonderful world this would be if everyone acted out of love. How satisfying it would be if allp eoples consciences were tuned in to God and high standards were the norm; integrity and morality ruled; and, faithfulness,h onesty and virtue prevailed. B ut sin is still perverting truth.Selfishness a nd evil are everywhere present. However, the truth of Scripture is even more power-f ul.That is why Jesus came.So that he would overcome the world, sin andd eath.His love and kindness is incomprehensible; and, yet, when accept-e d, is life-changing. Listen to what we read in Titus 3: 4& 5, NKJV, whereP aul reminds us of Gods loving kindness and that h ow we behave is a reflection of the love of Christ in us, But when the kindnessa nd the love of God our Savior toward man a ppeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us He says that we are to con-s tantly affirm that believers in God should be careful t o maintain good works. (vs. 8 In other words, the things w e believe will be followed by good actions.We cannot w in Gods approval and salvation.That is his gift to us. But, once we belong to h im, lets behave as his children. What we believe is expressed in our actions, our words and oura ttitudes.May we do it all for love.Selah Jan Merop is a News-Sun corrrespondent. Guest columnsa re the opinion of the writer, n ot necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Belief leads to behavior P ause And C onsider Jan Merop Metro ServicesA ries (March 21-April 20) Aries, expect others to gravitate toward you this week. Your decisions will carry extra weight and others will look to you for guidance and support. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, youre thinking of creative ways to pass some time, but relaxation might be the best solution. Use the down time to recharge your batteries. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, hold your tongue to avoid stepping on other peoples toes this week. Reserve your comments for when people ask for them, and youll be happy you did so. Cancer(June 22-July 22 Cancer, mixing business with pleasure could prove disasterous. Better think again before you take this route in the next few days. Romantic ties may break if you let them. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo, it may be time for a complete makeover. Youve earned the right to some indulgence, so treat yourself to a mini-vacation and some pampering. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 Virgo, youre very good at marching to the beat of a different drummer. But sometimes it can be to your advantage to fall in line with the pack if it serves your best interest. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Not every day can be an exciting day, Libra. If you make the most of what youre working with, you can make boring moments a little more enjoyable, especially with friends. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, expect to tackle work projects with renewed vigor this week. That extra hop in your step will enable you to get everything done without breaking a sweat. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, speak your mind when others ask your advice. Dont be afraid to share your opinions, even if those opinions are bound to ruffle some feathers. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, this week provides the perfect opportunity to reconnect with old friends. Use some unforeseen downtime to do just that and enjoy the much-needed respite. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius, others prove especially grateful of your efforts this week. Be gracious when accepting praise and spread some of your own as well. Wednesday will prove to be fun. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20 ) Pisces, you have a lot of supporters who want to help you with whatever they can. Make the most of this generosity. Notable birthdaysFeb. 19: Victoria Justice, Actress (19 Stewart, Comic Actor (48 Feb. 21: Charlotte Church, Singer (26 Salonga, Actress (41 23: Aziz Ansari, Actor (29 Feb. 24: Billy Zane, Actor (46Astin, Actor (41 Dont be afraid to share your opinions, Sagittarius Telltale burns prove smoker hasnt cleaned up his act Horoscope Dear Abby Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876


C M Y K By PAULDERGARABEDIAN For The Associated PressLOS ANGELES S onys Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance in 3-D, starr ing Nicolas Cage as Marvel Comic character Johnny Blaze, is looking to kickP residents weekend into high gear with an expected f our-day holiday debut around $30 million. However, given the recent s pate of over-performing films at the domestic box office, the films weekend t otal could go much higher. The first installment, r eleased over Presidents weekend in 2007, debuted with a whopping $52 million for the four-day period. Sonys romantic drama The Vow, starring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams, led last weekends Valentines box office chart with a $41.7 million bouquet and received additional love from audiencesw ith $11.5 million on Valentines Day alone. A nd that was a Tuesday. So a four-day, second-weekend gross in the mid-$20 millions is not out of the question, with a domestic total ofn early $90 million likely by Monday night. Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in Universals Safe Housea lso exceeded opening expectations last weekend and should draw an upcoming four-day total in the low $20 million range. Twentieth Century Fox unleashes the action comedy This Means War as a sort of anti-Valentine for those ready to leave the mushy stuff behind and embrace a different kind of romance. Starring Chris Pine and Tom Hardy as two former CIAoperatives who realize they are dating the same woman played by Reese Witherspoon, the McGdirected film should draw a four-day gross in the $15 million to $17 million range. The top 5 will likely round out with either Warner Bros. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island or Foxs 3-D rerel ease of Star Wars: Episode One The Phantom Menace. B oth have the potential to earn grosses in the low teens i n their second weekend in theaters. But dont be surprised if D isneys debut of The Secret World of Arrietty sneaks in there, too. T he G-rated animated film is the American adaptation of t he 2010 Japanese smash The Borrower Arrietty which has earned more than $126 million worldwide.Colbert Report off air; Comedy Centralm um as to whyN EWYORK Comedy Centrals Colbert Report is o ff the air and its a mystery why. An expected new episode o f the show was replaced by a repeat on Wednesday. Comedy Central said T hursdays live show will be off, too. The show doesnt air a live version on Fridays. The network said it was airing the repeats due to unforeseen circumstances,b ut offered no other explanation. A person close to the show, who wasnt authorized to speak publically on the mat-t er, told The Associated Press that new episodes are expecte d to return soon. Apublicist for Colbert declined to comment. C olberts popular fake commentary program airs Monday through Thursday at 1 1:30 p.m. ET, following The Daily Show with Jon S tewart. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 3C church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 8 8 FIRST PRESBYTERIAN (SB RETAIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 3 3 7 7 heartland harmonizers; 5.542"; 5"; Black; heartland harmonizers; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 4 4 0 0 Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Aussie Darren W illiams performs during South Florida Community Colleges Matinee Series at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands Campus. H is first stage appearances were at the age of 7 when he won several medals for singing at Sydneys Opera House. Since then, he has been perfecting his craft to become one of Australias finest livep erformers, recently being voted The Peter Allen Australian Variety Entertainer of the Year and Best Male Vocalist by his peers at the Mo Awards Australias top honors for excellence in live entertainment. He has won five MoA wards and two Ace Awards (Australian Club Entertainment Awards) for Best M ale Vocal Performer. With the rare ability to sing just about everything from pop to opera, he captivates audiences with his Aussie charma nd amazing vocal range. His highly acclaimed show, Poperatic, is irresistible to young and old alike, and witha repertoire spanning seven languages, he has true international appeal. A lthough raised on rock nroll, the son of Australian Bandstands Warren Williams is equally at home singing the classics. He has also appeared in Gordon Frosts production of SouthP acificand was the leading man in Rodgers and Hammersteins musical A Grand Night for Singingin Sydney. He has also appeared on many of Australias television variety shows and has traveled the globe as a headline actf or an array of corporate clients and the worlds most luxurious cruise lines. N ow based in New York, he is receiving rave reviews for his first U.S. shows. New Yorks Show Music Magazine describes him as Terrifica n accomplished performer who knows how to please an audience. He has also been described as one of the entertainment worlds best-kept secrets. The 2012 Matinee Series is sponsored b y Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Bassetti, Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center, Inc., and The Palms of Sebring Retirement Community. Tickets range from $15 to $20 and m ay be purchased online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at http://performances.southflorida.edu. Tickets may also be purchased by calling the SFCC Box Office at 784-7178 or by visiting the SFCC Box Office from 11:30 a.m. to2 :30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m in the front the of the SFCC T heatre for the Performing Arts, 600 W. College Drive. Australian sensation Williams to perform at SFCC ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT C ourtesy photo Australias Variety Entertainer of the Year, Darren Williams, will perform Tuesday, Feb. 21 at South Florida Community Colleges Theatre for the Performing Arts. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK In a double bill concert, Marti Capodiferro and Gary Filipp resent an afternoon of entertainment followed by the Sebring High School Show Choir during South Florida Community Colleges Matinee Series performance at 1:30 p.m. onT uesday, Feb. 28, in the SFCC Theatre for the P erforming Arts. Capodiferro and Filips show Standards through Time features music from several generations that wille ndure forever. With Gary on piano, singing harmony and lead vocals, and Marti framed by the piano, singing lead vocals, theiri nterpretations of these classic melodies and lyrics will sweep you away. Adding a dash of humor and a couple of surprises, the audience wont forget this experience. Filip, a recording artist and premiere piano bar player in downtown Chicago, and Capodiferro, a stage actress and church and band singer in Miami, crossed paths after moving to Lake Placid. Now, both living away from any large urban areas, Filip is musical director at the Lake Placid Montessori Academy, teaches privately, and graces Charlies Restaurant on Friday and Saturdaye venings. Capodiferro trave ls every Sunday throughout Central and South Florida to various churches as a soloist and concert performer. The Sebring High School S how Choir takes the stage presenting popular music for the second half of thes how. The show choir has been led by Choir Director Luanne Hawk since 2006.T hey perform at various festivals and concerts throughout the year, most recently at the Highlands C ounty Fair. T he 2012 Matinee Series is sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Bassetti, Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center, Inc., and The Palms of Sebring Retirement Community. Tickets range from $10 to $15 and may be purchased online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at http://performances.southflorida.edu. Tickets may also be purchased by calling the SFCC Box Office at 863-784-7178 or by visiting the SFCC Box Office Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m, located in the front the of the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts, 600 West College Drive, Avon Park. Local talent takes SFCC stage Feb. 28 Courtesy photo Marti Capodiferro and Gary Filip present an afternoon of entertainment followed by the Sebring High School Show Choir at SFCC on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Ghost Rider should drive to top of box office


C M Y K LOS ANGELES (AP Aerialists, acrobats and contortionists are among the guests at this yearsAcademy Awards. Telecast producers Don Mischer and Brian Grazer say theyve invited Cirque do Soleil to perform during the Oscar show. The three-minute performance will be among the international troupes biggest yet, said Cirque du Soleil special events director Yasmine Khalil, featuring more than 50 artists. Most Cirque shows employ 75 to 80 artists over two hours, she said. Cirque du Soleil has a show in residence at the Kodak Theatre, where the Oscars will be presented on Feb. 26, but the performance planned for the awards telecast is unique for this one evening and not taken from any of the troupes 22 productions playing around the world. Performers from those shows, however, are heading to Hollywood. Khalil says artists from Japan and Russia are flying in to participate in the Academy Awards segment. Khalil wouldnt reveal any specifics about the performance other than to say the theme is very much in line with paying tribute to the movie-theater experience and different from Iris, Cirques regular show at the Kodak Theater, which is billed as a journey into the world of cinema. Like Iris, the music for the troupes Oscar performance was composed by Danny Elfman. Cirque du Soleil troupes were reluctant to perform on television in years past because we felt as though a lot of it got lost in translation, Khalil said, but they appreciated the way their performance came across when they participated in the 74th Academy Awards. That boosted our confidence knowing that were comfortable in front of the camera, she said. Khalil and the performers have been working on their routine since before Christmas. Page 4CNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 2/5,12,19,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 8 8 0 0 LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, make good 2/19,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 6 6 0 0 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunS EBRING Studio C, or The Dragonfly Studio as n amed by its artists, is a study in artistic diversity. Photography, sculpture, pot-t ery, watercolor and acrylic paintings, and textiles make i t one of the most eclectic of the artist studios at the Yellow House Gallery ind owntown Sebring. The Gallery has a total of five artist studios with more than 2 6 artists on permanent display. D ragonflies hold a special meaning for Jan Fetters, one of the artists in residence. Growing up, Fetters had always spent a lot of timea round lakes, watching them dart from one place to another. She is an avid dragonfly object collector, and the studio looks out over the water, hence the name. The Dragonfly is tucked n eatly away in the back of the Yellow House, overlooking t he fountain courtyard and Lake Jackson, with artists Jan Fetters and Clara Carroll. Fetters is an accomplished water color artist and teacher.S he won first place at the Highlands Art Leagues Fine Arts Festival last November, and currently is a featured artist with her watercolorb atiks exhibit at the South Florida Community Colleges upstairs gallery. Carroll has many artistic interests, and designs and creates beautiful silk scarves and hand-woven linens. Her textiles lend a glow to the studio. The studio also features the work of artists James Ward, Tom Bruha and Diane Lescard. Wards brilliant and rich contemporary acrylic paint-i ngs and mixed media sculptures are striking. His pottery e vokes themes of the Southwest. He was influenced by artists such as Picasso and Pollack. He immerses himself in hisp aintings and finds great joy by exploring life through contemporary expressionism. Ward also holds art classes entitled Explorations inC ontemporary Expressions for adults and children at the Art League. Bruha is an accomplished watercolorist, but he is now striking a new path in enhanced digital artwork. He recently won an honorable mention at the Lake Placid Art Festival. Lescards landscape and floral acrylic paintings are jewels of color and detail. She often photographs her subjects on location whiler iding around in an airboat. Browsers are always welc ome at the Yellow House, which is next door to the Sebring Public Library at 1989 Lakeview Drive. The hours are Tuesday throughF riday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Artists websites can be found at www.highlandsartleague.org/. The opening receptions each month are the second Friday, from 58 p.m. during Destination Downtown. Call 385-5312 for more information. The Yellow House Gallery always provides free gift wrap for all purchases as well. Meet the artists of Highlands Art Leagues Studio C Special to the News-SunL AKE PLACID The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative is excited to announce that new classes will be offered at the Co-op. T he Dry Felting Beginners Class will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 25. Each student will be supplied witho ne white 60-inch-long scarf with the design outlined two dry felting nee-d les, and colored roving. Each student is required to bring a piece of polystyrenea t least 3 inches thick and at least 5-by-8 inches in size. T he class fee is $30 and the class is limited to 12 students. T he Silk Painting Beginners Class is also $30 a nd is limited to 15 students. The students will be provided with a silk covered ring about 8 inches around which can be hung in a win-d ow or on a wall. Students will have several designs to c hoose from for this project. The dyes will also be provided as well as a brush to p aint with. The student is asked to bring an apron to protect their clothing as the dyes will not wash out if they are accidentallys plashed on. This class will be held on March 3 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.. Both of these classes will be taught by Kerry Klinew ho comes from New Zealand via Alaska. She moved her gallery/studiof rom New Zealand to Seward, Alaska in 1996. Kline delights in the differ-e nt light she finds in the clear colors of the northern h emisphere and finds ways to express them in the mediums she enjoys workingw ith which include dye on silk, oil on canvas, acrylics a nd watercolors. Her work since coming to Alaska has won many awards and her work is hung in many interesting placess uch as a silk movement of 82 yards designed and hung w ith students from Seward High School for National Park Headquarters in S eward. Cindy Barber, a retired computer professional from a major systems integrator will be teaching Computors1 01. You will need to bring a fully charged Microsoft Windows laptop. No Apple computors at this time. In addition, Barber will alsot each Beginning No Sew Art Quilts. Both classes will begin on Feb. 27. The classf ee for each session is $19 for members and $20 for non-members. The com-p utor class will be in the mornings from 9-11 a.m. a nd No Sew Art Quilts will be taught in the afternoons from 1-4 p.m. Students willn eed to bring small sharp scissors. (Optional is a r otary cutter, cutting mat and a quilt ruler.) The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative is at 132 E. Interlake Blvd., LakeP lacid. Visit the website www.caladiumarts.org or c all 863-699-5940 for further information. New classes planned at Caladium Co-op Special to the News-Sun Yellow House Gallery artist Tom Bruha is an accomplished watercolorist, but he is n ow striking a new path in enhanced digital artwork. He recently won an honorable mention at the Lake Placid Art Festival. C ourtesy photo Yellow House Gallery artist Jan Fetters curr ently is the featured artist with her watercolor batiks exhibit at the South Florida C ommunity Colleges upstairs gallery C ourtesy photo C lara Carroll has many artistic interests, and designs and c reates beautiful silk scarves and hand-woven linens. Her textiles lend a glow to the Dragonfly Studio at the Yellow House Gallery. Cirque du Soleil plans performance for Oscars


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 5C s weet adelines; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sweet adelines; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 8 8 1 1 SEBRING PAIN MANAGMENT; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 2 /5,12,19; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 5 5 9 9 6 6 Dr. Eric Palosky; 3.639"; 3"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 8 8 0 0 S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK He is the only artist to have a No. 1s ong, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TVshow in the same week. To identical twins Matthew and Gunnar Nelson he was simply called Pop. R icky Nelson the man for whom Life Magazine coined the phrase Teen Idol swooned audiences for more than 30 years before his tragic death in 1986.M atthew and Gunnar continue the Nelson family entert ainment dynasty and bring a multi-media concert experience to the South FloridaC ommunity College Theater for the Performing Arts Artist S eries at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8. This is much more than a concert, Gunnar Nelson said during in a phone interview.A udiences will hear all of Rickys biggest hits, includi ng Hello, Mary Lou, ravelinMan, Its Late, Garden Party and more.G unnar said the show combines footage from The A dventures of Ozzie & Harriet. My family has actually b een entertaining for well over 100 years, he said. Not only were Ozzie & H arriet radio and TVstars, but Harriets parents were v audeville performers, and the Nelsons were in the traveling circus. Im proud to say that each Nelson has done something extraordinary dur-i ng their era. The Nelson family is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the only family in history with three generations of No. 1 makers. Gunnars grandfat her Ozzie and his band hit No. 1 in 1939, Ricky had two No. 1 hits and Gunnar andM atthew (performing under the rock band Nelson) hit No.1 in 1990 with their pop rock s mash Love and Affection. For Gunnar, performing Ricky Nelson Remembered has changed him as an artist. I was actually more reluctant than Matthew to perform our fathers songs, Gunnars aid. I was concerned as an original songwriter and musician of that fine line between being an artist and an act. This is an absolutely authentic show and it has broadened my artistic capab ilities. Ive found the show translate into bettering my guitar work I had to learnh ow to play like James Burton. The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet is TVs longest running live action sitcom in h istory. After starring on radio, the TVshow premiered in 1952 and aired until 1966. My favorite episode was Ricky the Drummer Gunnar said. In the episode, Ricky thought he was going to be a replacement drummer for a band, but he was actually the roadie. When the band leader learns of Rickys tale nts, he lets him drum, and eventually sing Im Walkin. The rest is TVandm usic history. The band leader in the episode was given his first m usic gig by Ozzie, Gunnar said. It came full circle. T ickets to Ricky Nelson Remembered are $33, $36 and $39. Applicable fees may apply. Purchase at the SFCC Performing Arts Box Office( 600 West College Drive) Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. and one hour prior to showtime), via phone at 784-7178 or online at performance.southflorida.edu/. Ricky Nelson Remembered more than just a concert ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Courtesy photo Twins Matthew and Gunnar Nelson pay tribute to their father, Ricky Nelson, in Ricky Nelson Remembered, which will be at SFCC on March 8. By JILLLAWLESS A ssociated PressLONDON They foiled p lots and cracked Nazi codes, but Britains spies were unable to solve the mystery of Charlie Chaplins birth. A lthough the entertainer is celebrated as one of Londons most famous sons, newly declassified files reveal that BritainsM I5 domestic intelligence service found no records to back up Chaplins claimt hat he was born in the city on April 16, 1889. Uncertainty about C haplins origins linger to this day a mystery C haplin himself may have helped to nurture. The previously secret f ile, released Friday by Britains National Archives, s hows that MI5 investigated the silent film star in the 1950s at the request of U.S. authorities, who had long suspected him of commu-n ist sympathies. MI5 historian Christopher Andrew s aid the FBIs red-hating chief, J. Edgar Hoover, privately denounced Chaplin as one of Hollywoods parlor Bolsheviks. T o the spiessurprise, there was no record of the performers birth. It would seem that Chaplin was either not borni n this country or that his name at birth was other than those mentioned, MI5 concluded. Chaplins life is a D ickensian rags-to-riches story. Raised in London in a family of music-hall enter-t ainers, he moved to the United States in 1910 and became one of Hollywoodsf irst megastars with his shabby, bowler-hatted e veryman persona, the Little Tramp. In 1952, as fears of S oviet infiltration raged in the U.S., American authorit ies asked MI5 to investigate Chaplins political allegiances and personal background, including a long-standing rumor thatC harlie Chaplin was an alias and the performers t rue name was Israel Thornstein. British spies stumped by Chaplin mystery


C M Y K Page 6CNews-SunSunday, February 19, 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.W ednesday: 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 a nd 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 at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+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 with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, 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 the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky 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 c hildren, 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 at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, 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, 7 408 Valencia Road; 655-2610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 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 at4 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. C HURCH 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 By CHRISTYLEMIRE A PMovie CriticL OS ANGELES This Means War may not be Reese Witherspoons finest hour its a glossy, noisy, love-triangle-slash-spy-romp but its fun and it allows her once again to demonstrate her radiant likability. It also allows us the opportunity to look back at herc areer and ponder five of her best performances: Election (1999No matter what she does, n o matter how many major roles she takes on or Oscars she wins over her career,W itherspoon will always be Tracy Flick to me. And I say t hat with great affection. The balance she finds here is so delicate and difficult. Shesp laying an essentially unlikable character: a prim, s cheming know-it-all who will do whatever it takes to be voted president of her high schools student government. Adorable anda nnoying at once, she always seems to be trying too hard t o please. But Witherspoon finds the loneliness and vulnerability in Tracy, and makes us ultimately sympa-t hize with her.alk the Line (2005I n theory this is Joaquin P hoenixs movie, because hes the one playing Johnny Cash. Then along comes Witherspoon as Cashs lifelong love, June Carter, and she pretty much steals the movie right out from under-n eath him. This isnt a knock on Phoenix, whos extraordinary in capturing the energya nd essence of a towering A merican cultural figure. Witherspoon, though, just t akes over the entire screen, a nd when shes gone, you want her to come back. This w as the first truly grown-up, w omanly role shed played at this point, and she got to be not just an engaging onstage performer (she also sang and played the harpsichord) but also a wife, mother, caretaker and no-non-s ense family backbone. Oh, a nd the performance earned her the Academy Award for best actress.Legally Blonde (2001As a perky blonde sororit y girl myself, I initially mistook this for a documentary. Thats how convincing Witherspoon is as the ebullient Elle Woods, a pam-p ered campus princess who finds her true voice in the unlikeliest of places: Harvard Law School. She is just irresistible here in the classic ditzy-blonde mode, ap erfectly coifed, pink-clad force of nature, and her c harm and conviction make the fish-out-of-water antics work. As the saying goes,y ou have to be pretty smart to play dumb. In that regard, W itherspoon proved she must be brilliant. (Everyone involved should have quit while they were ahead, though, and said no to Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde.)Freeway (1996W itherspoon did some of her most challenging work in her youth, and this darklyf unny, twisted take on the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale is a prime example. She stars as Vanessa, a trashy teenager who ends uph itching a ride with a youth counselor named Bob (Kiefer Sutherland of finding her grandmother. She opens up to him bute ventually realizes hes a serial killer. High-spirited and foul-mouthed, she ultimately turns the tables on him, and the sight of Witherspoon pistol-whippinga nd berating Sutherland in her girlish Southern twang is a hoot.Pleasantville (1998In a large and esteemed ensemble cast that featuresT obey Maguire, William H. Macy and Joan Allen, W itherspoon just shines. She uses her comic timing to great effect here as a sassy and subversive teenager who gets unwittingly sucked intot he television set with her twin brother (Maguire f inds herself in the idyllic, fictional 1950s town of Pleasantville. Gary Rossh igh-concept directorial debut finds its characters transforming and literally becoming more colorful, more complicated, and a loto f that has to do with Witherspoons characters inability to keep her mouth shut. Everyones better for it especially the audience. T hink of any other examples? Share them with AP Movie Critic Christy Lemire through Twitter: http://twitter.com/christylemire. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Five favorite Reese Witherspoon performances CR OSSWORDSO LUTION


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 19, 2012Page 7C 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 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Kill Shot by Vince Flynn (Atria 2 Defending Jacob by William Landay (Delacorte 3. Catch Me by Lias Gardner (Dutton 4. Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James ( Knopf) 5. 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C M Y K Page 8CNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com YMCA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 2/19/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 4 4 9 9 Polly-Wog There once was a polly named Wog W ho wanted to change to a frog, So he dropped off his tail Grew legs without fail And croaked all day on a l og. Author unknown Have you ever had the experience of raising tad-p oles into frogs? My son and I did, and it was fun and educational for both of us.W e watched as the tiny tadpoles formed legs and began to change right before oure yes. Frogs are different from m ost other creatures and they are fascinating to watch. Those of us thatr eside in Florida are fortunate because our state has t he richest concentration of amphibians in the United States, including 27 native species of frogs. These fascinating creat ures are vertebrates known as amphibians. This simply m eans that they live part of their lives in the water and the other part on land. Thew ord amphibian originates from two Greek words. Amphi means both and bios means life. All amphibians are cold bloode d, which means their body temperature is the same as the surrounding temperature. These creatures do not need to drink water to surviveb ecause all the moisture they need is absorbed into their bodies. All frogs begin life as an egg, which will hatch within3 -25 days depending on the species and the water temp erature. Usually the eggs are covered with a jelly-likes ubstance which acts as a protective coating.O nce hatched, they begin life as a tadpole orp olliwog. They dont look like frogs at thisp oint, but actually resemble little fish. They have a tail and external gills which theyb reathe through. Tadpoles feed on plants and decaying a nimal matter. As they develop, they begin to grow hind legs and then front legs.T he tail slowly retracts and disappears all together. Once t hese stages are complete, the newly formed frog hops on to the land as an adult. Frogs have strong hind legs, which enable them tol eap forward great distances. Their front legs are short and a re used to prop up their bodies so they can sit. They eat mostly insects, but willa lso munch on earthworms, minnows and spiders. Most f rogs have a sticky tongue, which it flips out rapidly when prey passes by. Once it h as captured the insect on the sticky substance, it retracts its tongue trapping the unfortunate creature. The frog then swallows its meali n one piece. They only have teeth in their upper jaw, so chewing isnt much of an option. Frogs prefer to hunt at night. F rogs are found just about everywhere except in A ntarctica. They prefer tropical climates and are generally more abundant in warmer areas. Some frogsl ove water such as ponds and streams although there are some species that never enter the water. These species live on land and onlyv isit the water when they are ready to mate. Some frogs live in trees and have tiny sticky pads on their toes to help them clingt o the surface they are climbing on. Some frogs burrow under ground ando thers cannot hop at all. Frogs that live in colder climates must hibernate. F rogs have a difficult life because they have many enem ies. Bats, heron, fish, raccoons, snakes, turtles and humans are among theirp redators. Different species of frogs have various types o f protection from these dangers. Some frogs have poison glands located in their skin. Others use camouflage and may change color whent hreatened. Some frogs are so brightly colored that anim als will avoid them because they believe they are poisonous or taste bad.S ome frogs will try to fool the predator by puffing t hemselves up with air, which makes them look too big to swallow. O ther protective tactics include foul smells emitting from the frogs body, playing dead by holding their breath, loud screams and even uri-n ating to give that bad taste. Frogs are also equipped with bulging eyes, which enable them to have a panoramic view. They canv iew all directions and many times escape the enemy. T he singing you hear comes from the male frog. T hey sing or grunt to attract the females for mating purposes. Another reason that frogs make noise is to warn trespassing males that theya re encroaching on their territory. F emales have a voice, too, but it is much softer and may not be heard over thel oud males. Most of us have had the privilege of hearing t he chorus of music that frogs create. Stand beside a pond or lake in the evening a nd take a flashlight. Frogs are attracted to insects, so y ou should be able to see them and most certainly hear them on a nice, balmy Florida night. Frogs are important to h umans for many reasons. Enjoyment of the sounds t hey make is certainly a plus for any nature lover. Many species of frogs are con-s umed by people in various countries. Frogs eat insects w hich can be serious pests. They are used for medical research to test for new d rugs. For years, frogs have been u sed in science classes by students to dissect and learn about anatomy. But perhaps most importantly, frogs are part of the ecosystem andf ood chain. Other animals feed on them and each link i n the chain is vital to the balance of nature. C orine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion o f t he writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Frogs are fascinating and diverse creatures N ews From T he W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo F rogs begin life as a tadpole or polliwog. They dont look like frogs at this point, but actually resemble little fish complete with a tail and external gills which they breathe through. As they develop, they begin to grow hind legs and then front legs. The tail slowly retracts and disappears all together. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Early in the first game of Thursdays doubleheader with PascoHernando on the Lady Panther diamond, head coach Carlos Falla was feeling the frustration of his teamsearly season inconsistency. I swear, we make up ways to allow teams to score, he said This was after a second inning, after all, where a walk, wild pitch, dropped foul pop-up and a diving stab of a shot up the middle couldt quite be corralled lead toa 1-0 Pasco lead. The Lady Conquistadors scored a bit more conventionally the next inning, on three straight singles, for a 2-0 lead, but the tide would start to shift. AKira Wickes RBI single in the fourth cut the lead in half and three more runs in the fifth took the lead. Courtney Diamond of Casselberry reached on an error and was moved along on a Morgan Huhn sacrifice bunt. When Lexi Belardis bunt attempt was misplayed, Diamond scored and Belardis heads-up baserunning got her all the way to third. Breanna Shearin followed with a single for a score and after Mackenzie Hunt got a base-knock to left, Wickes tallied another run with a hit for a 4-2 lead. SFCC would pad the lead with two insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth. Miami native Amanda Labrador lead off the inning with a double to deep leftcenter and one out later Shaneque Red Simmons drew a base on balls. Huhn singled and when the throw in got away, Labradors run came in. Belardi then was hit by a pitch and Shearin lofted a fly ball deep enough to bring home another run. Those runs came in handy as the Panthers came up witha couple more ways to give up runs, but tightened the cinch enough to hold on to the 6-4 win. Fireballing Jessica Griffin had another strong start for South Florida, and with the team starting to get past some of their creative mistakes, things could well be on the upswing. That thought was given a lift as the Lady Panthers then went out and pounded Pasco in the nightcap, behind Kim Martins pitching and a suddenly hot offense, by a 16-2 score to move the teams record to 7-5. SPORTS D SE CTION News-Sun Sunday, February 19, 2012 CLASSIFIED PAGE5D News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Joy Donglasan puts her all into this backhand during Thursdays match with Lake Placid. Sebring faced a tougher challenge with the young and improving Lady Dragons, but swept to victory to move to 5-0 on the season. The Lady Streaks have a busy week upcoming as they face George Jenkins and Kathleen at home Tuesday and Thursday before hosting the Heartland Conference tournament next weekend. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Marcus Dewberry lead three Red Devils in double figures with 18 points in Avon Parks playoff win over Booker Thursday. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon P ark used the home-court advantage to roll up a 65-51 win over Sarasota Booker on Thursday in the Class 4AR egional Quarterfinals. Despite being at a disadv antage height-wise to the Tornadoes, Avon Park p ressed them with their speed. B ut Sarasota kept close by capturing the defensive rebounds. Booker controlled the defensive rebounding through the first half of the game and kept the score close, at 26-24 Avon Park at the half. e looked good. We adjusted at the half and kept the pressure on and they missed shots, Devil head coach Luther Clemons said. e hit our shots. Marcus (Dewberry (Baker Dewberry would end as the games top scorer, with 18 points, while Baker finished with 16. The Devils pulled away from Booker in the third, relying on the press and speed to keep Booker on the reaction, allowing Avon Park to score 18 points in the third while holding Sarasota to just one bucket. Thats where the game changed, Clemons said. Traffic picked up as Booker switched to man-toman in the fourth, but the Devils continued to press hard. When the score hit 63-44 Avon Park, Clemons went to his bench with 2:26 left in the fourth, using the youth to keep Booker on the run while holding Jamal Gaines, the Tornados leading scorer, to just 11 points for the night. Avon Park kept passing under the basket, drawing Booker away from Travis Lawton, who picked up seven point and 10 rebounds. Booker continued to pepper away from the outside in t he second half of the game, and had plenty of opportunities, but only netted three treys before the buzzer sounded. Both teams picked up 21 p oints in the fourth, but Booker still trailed 65-51 when the clock ran out. Romeollo Roberts was also in the doubles club with 15 points on the night. Romeollo contributed a lot tonight, Clemons said. T he Devils face Berkeley Prep in Tampa on Tuesday in the regional semi-finals at 7 p.m. and Clemons stated Avon Park was sticking to the game plan they have used all season. e are going to practice. We will practice on Saturday and then practice Monday, then go play ball, he said. Thats the strategy for Berkeley Prep. Practice. Devils reach region semifinals News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Red Devil Dylan Brown pulls down his first round opponent, Giancarlo Bennardo of American Heritage Delray Beach. Brown would take his first to matches by pins to move into Saturdays action at the FHSAA State Wrestling Championships in Lakeland. S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING The cold temperatures early in the week froze out Mondays S ebring 60+ Senior Softball League action. B ut things certainly h eated up in a hurry come Wednesday, as the Cubs outslugged the Angels, 2118, and the White Sox battered the Red Sox by a 266 score. In the closer contest, the Cubs were lead by John Bujas home run and three doubles, along with a homer and two singles from Robert Fanstock. Adding into the hitting parade, John Miller had three doubles and a single, Don Dobbert had a double and three singles, Larry Ambuhl had four singlebase hits, Kyle Saunders had three singles and Gene Tomlinson had a triple and two singles. R udy Pribble was the winning pitcher. The Angels did their fair share of heavy hitting a s well, with J.R. Reed belting two doubles and t wo singles and Woody W oodward getting a double and two singles. Charlie Ouinn, Brian Pluth, Spider McMinn and Tom McNally each tallied three hits. In the other contest, it seemed the White Sox scorebook was too overloaded to sort through the stats. The Red Sox, meanwhile, got a home run, double and three singles from Todd Martin in the losing effort. Jim Radcliffe had two triples, a double and single, Bob Poulin had a double and two singles and Jess Hathaway added three base-knocks. Sebring 60s slug it out News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Morgan Huhn and the Lady Panthers made it five out of their last six with Thursdays doubleheader sweep of visiting Pasco-Hernando. Lady Panthers getting on a roll Lady Streaks a smashing success By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKELAND Illness, inexperience and a brutal draw all came in to play for the Highlands County contin-g ent Friday, during the first d ay of the FHSAAWrestling Championships at the Lakeland Center. The first of these setbacks was felt earlier in the week, as Avon Parks Jose Torres had battled a fever and flulike symptoms, leaving him f eeling tired and weak coming in. But theres something to be said for the adrenaline of the big stage. Torres shook off whatever was ailing him to take an 8-6, first-round decision over Tampa Robinsons JeremyA ndujar, in the Class 1A, 1 13-pound weight class. He had a tougher second match, against Chase Singletary of Somerset an old nemesis he had lost to at the Spiegel Memorial Invitational last month. Torres would come up s hort again, on the wrong side of a 13-2 decision. He made a nice comeback toward the end and almost had him, assistant coach Omar Torres said. We told him, against this guy, youve got to be physical with him early and wear him down, otherwise hell just keep adding points. Jose finally started too, but it was tool ate. Dropped into the consolation bracket, Torres would now have to keep winning through wrestlebacks to stay in medal contention. He did that in his third Avon Park advances, Blue Streaks stopped See STATE, Page 4D


C M Y K 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. T he two-person scramble-format entry fee is $60 per person with prizes in flight groups, lunch, goodie bag, and refreshments on the course. R egistration starts at 7 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun tee time. E ntry information and check payable to A von 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 on S 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 sho tgun start 8:30 a.m. Entry fee includes greens fee, golf cart and lunch, along with great prizes for Hole-in-One, Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive. Make checks payable to Wings of Faith C WC Scholarship Fund. For questions call Alvin Walters at 3815706 or Jerome Matthews at 273-2533. Submit entries by Monday, March 26. All proceeds benefit college-bound senior graduates, Class of 2012.Florida Trail AssociationThe Florida Trail Association H eartland Chapter has one more outing scheduled for the month of February. Saturday, Feb. 25 Activity: Bike ride, approx 20 miles f ollowed 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 picn ic shelter at the 10-mile mark where we will take a short break. Bring: Bicycle, sun and bug protection, snacks, water and helmet. Cost: Only for your own lunch at the restaurant. Contact: Eileen Valachovic, 956-214 5, 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 mu lligans 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 Philadelphia2011.645 Boston1514.5174 New York1516.4845 Toronto923.2811112New Jersey823.25812 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami247.774 Orlando2011.6454 Atlanta1911.633412Washington724.22617 Charlotte426.1331912Central Division WLPctGB Chicago257.781 Indiana1812.6006 Milwaukee1218.40012 Cleveland1117.39312 Detroit1022.31315WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio219.700 Dallas2011.645112Memphis1714.548412Houston1714.548412New Orleans723.23314 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City237.767 Denver1714.548612Utah1514.517712Portland1615.516712Minnesota1516.484812Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers199.679 L.A. Lakers1812.6002 Golden State1116.407712Phoenix1219.387812Sacramento1020.33310 ___ Thursdays Games Indiana 93, New Jersey 88 Chicago 89, Boston 80 L.A. Clippers 74, Portland 71 Fridays Games Charlotte 98, Toronto 91 Orlando 94, Milwaukee 85 Miami 111, Cleveland 87 Detroit 114, Sacramento 108 Minnesota 111, Houston 98 Oklahoma City 110, Golden State 87 Memphis 103, Denver 102 New Orleans 89, New York 85 Dallas 82, Philadelphia 75 Utah 114, Washington 100 L.A. Lakers 111, Phoenix 99 Saturdays Games San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, late New Jersey at Chicago, late Golden State at Memphis, late Atlanta at Portland, late Sundays Games Dallas at New York, 1 p.m. Orlando at Miami, 3:30 p.m. Sacramento at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Indiana, 6 p.m. Utah at Houston, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at New Jersey, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. LEAGUE LEADERS Scoring FGFTPTSAVG Bryant, LAL31619286728.9 James, MIA30321184028.0 Durant, OKC29317380526.8 Love, MIN24121774725.8 Westbrook, OKC26013967822.6 Aldridge, POR26712065522.6 Ellis, GOL20811456021.5 D. Williams, NJ21614664021.3 Griffin, LAC24510259321.2 Howard, ORL23017063020.3 Rebounds OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, ORL10836647415.3 Love, MIN11929241114.2 Bynum, LAL8824032812.6 Varejao, CLE10917828711.5 Cousins, SAC12720433111.4 Griffin, LAC9022131111.1 Gasol, LAL9722231910.6 Gortat, PHX8123731810.3 Humphries, NJ11018729710.2 Lee, GOL8417525910.0 Assists GAMESASTAVG Nash, PHX2830510.9 Rondo, BOS212009.5 Paul, LAC232028.8 Calderon, TOR322808.8 Rubio, MIN312688.6 D. Williams, NJ302508.3 Rose, CHI231797.8 Parker, SAN302337.8 Lowry, HOU292217.6 Wall, WAS312347.5 Steals GAMESSTLAVG Conley, MEM29722.48 Rubio, MIN31742.39 Paul, LAC23542.35 Shumpert, NYK27552.04 Lowry, HOU29582.00 Westbrook, OKC30591.97 Allen, MEM28551.96 Iguodala, PHL31561.81 Blocked Shots GamesBLKAVG Ibaka, OKC30913.03 McGee, WAS31852.74 Jordan, LAC28762.71 Howard, ORL31682.19 Gasol, MEM31672.16 Smith, ATL30642.13 Bynum, LAL26532.04 Dalembert, HOU31622.00EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA N.Y. Rangers3714579158114 Philadelphia3218771189171 New Jersey3320470161158 Pittsburgh3220569176150 N.Y. Islanders2425856135165 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston3519272190130 Ottawa3022868179183 Toronto2923664176174 Montreal24251058159161 Buffalo2427755142173 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Florida27191165144160 Washington2923563158161 Winnipeg2826662148169 Tampa Bay2526656161194 Carolina22251155150177WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit4017282187137 St. Louis3515777145114 Nashville3319672162152 Chicago3021767180176 Columbus1734640133186 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver3615678183140 Calgary2722963141155 Colorado2926462150163 Minnesota2523959129150 Edmonton2229650151172 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose3118769165139 Phoenix2821965150146 Los Angeles27201165124125 Dallas2925361149162 Anaheim24241058150168 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Thursdays Games Winnipeg 4, Minnesota 3, SO Chicago 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 Philadelphia 7, Buffalo 2 Tampa Bay 6, San Jose 5, OT St. Louis 5, N.Y. Islanders 1 Dallas 3, Calgary 2, OT Phoenix 1, Los Angeles 0 Fridays Games New Jersey 3, Anaheim 2, SO Montreal 4, Buffalo 3, SO Carolina 3, San Jose 2 Washington 2, Florida 1 Detroit 2, Nashville 1 Winnipeg 4, Boston 2 Colorado 3, Edmonton 1 Saturdays Games Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, late Chicago at Columbus, late Minnesota at St. Louis, late Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, late Washington at Tampa Bay, late Toronto at Vancouver, late Dallas at Phoenix, late Calgary at Los Angeles, late Sundays Games Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 12:30 p.m. San Jose at Detroit, 12:30 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 12:30 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. New Jersey at Montreal, 6 p.m. Anaheim at Florida, 6 p.m. Nashville at Dallas, 7 p.m. Columbus at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m. Colorado at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Edmonton, 9 p.m.SCORING LEADERSPlayerGames GAPTS Malkin, PIT50323769 Giroux, PHI53224567 Stamkos, TB57392766 Spezza, OTT60253863 Kessel, TOR58303262 Lupul, TOR58233861 Datsyuk, DET58164359 H. Sedin, VAN57124658 Kovalchuk, NJ52253257 Hossa, CHI57223456 Neal, PIT57292655 Eberle, EDM53253055 D. Sedin, VAN56243155 Tavares, NYI57223355 4 tied with 54 ptsBASEBALLMajor League Baseball MLBSuspended Chicago Cubs minor league RHP Ricardo Estevez 50 games after testing positive for metabolites of stanozolol and nandrolone. Suspended free agent minor league LHP Jorge Navarrete 50 games after refusing to take a drug test. American League BOSTON RED SOXAnnounced the retirement of RHP Tim Wakefield. Named Dr. Charles Steinberg senior advisor to the president/CEO. KANSAS CITY ROYALSAgreed to terms with LHP Tim Collins on a oneyear contract. NEW YORK YANKEESReleased LHP Hideki Okajima from a minor league contract.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKSSigned G J.R. Smith. Waived F Renaldo Balkman.FOOTBALLNational Football League CAROLINA PANTHERSSigned DE Jyles Tucker. CINCINNATI BENGALSNamed Hue Jackson assistant coach. WASHINGTON REDSKINSNamed Phillip Daniels director of player development. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid 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. THURSDAY: Baseball at LaBelle,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.LaBelle,6 p.m.; Track and Field at Sebring,4:30 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Softball at Avon Park,5/7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at McKeel Academy,4 p.m.; Boys Tennis vs.Avon Park,4 p.m.; Girls Tennis vs.George Jenkins,4 p.m. THURSDAY: Baseball at DeSoto,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.DeSoto,6 p.m.; Softball vs. LaBelle,5/7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Kathleen,3:30 p.m.; Girls Tennis vs.Kathleen,3:30p .m.; Track and Field hosts meet,4:30 p.m. SFCC TUESDAY: Softball vs.Lake Sumter,4 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.Seminole State,6 p.m. THURSDAY: Softball at Palm Beach State,5 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball vs.Dundalk 6 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.University of Tampa (B team,doubleheader),1 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Softball vs.Sebring,5/7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Ridge Community,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Sebring,4 p.m.; Track and Field at Lake Placid,4:45 p.m. THURSDAY: Softball vs.Ridge Community,7 p.m.; Track and Field at Sebring,4:30 p .m. N N B B A A S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . D allas at N.Y. Knicks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Orlando at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 8 8 p p . m m . Denver at Oklahoma City . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . A tlanta at Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . Orlando at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Boston at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Portland at L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TN N H H L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Regional Pittsburgh at Buffalo, San Jose at Detroit or St. Louis at Chicago. . . . . N N B B C C 3 3 p p . m m . Boston at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . 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C M Y K By TOM WITHERS Associated PressCLEVELAND His latest homecoming over and the hatred subsided, LeBron James had more to do. He greeted fans standing behind the bench and personally delivered his headband to a young admirer before heading to the locker room. He left the floor he once owned, skipping down a carpeted runway and slapping outstretched hands with every step. It was time to leave for his n ew home. It was time to go back to Miami and run down an NBA title. James scored 28 points in his third game back in Cleveland as a visitor, Dwyane Wade added 22 and the Heat concluded a sixgame road trip with their fifth straight win, 111-87 over the Cavaliers, who seemed intimidated by Miamis mere presence. Booed loudly every time he touched the ball by fans who havent forgiven him for leaving two years ago, James scored 16 in the third quarter when the Heat opened a 34point lead. He added four dunks, three 3-pointers, five rebounds, five assists and rested the entire fourth quarter. M iami has won eight of nine, and went 5-1 on its trip, winning by an average of 18.8 points. The way we won these last five games was very i mpressive, James said. We w ent on the road and won by double digits in each of those games and in some hostile environments. It was definitely a big road trip for us, six games in 10 days. We took care of business. The Heat showed no mercy on the Cavs, who got 17 points from rookie Kyrie Irving and 15 from Ramon Sessions. Cleveland coach Byron Scott was disturbed by a loss in which his team fell behind by 23 in the first quarter and never recovered. e looked like we were frightened, Scott said. I said at halftime, It boggles my mind that you are scared of another man. That would be James, who toyed with the Cavs and silenced a sell-out crowd that came to vent again at a player who thrilled them for seven seasons. Other than pregame introductions, James was the one who made more noise. s been playing at an MVPlevel all season, Heat coach Eric Spoelstra said. s arguably playing the best ball of his career. Hes playing as well as anyone in the league. The Heat ended their trip with a devastating performance at both ends over the Cavs, who had played them tough in two previous losses this season. Miami led 11-0, 21-2, 29-8 and 35-14 in the first quarter. The Cavaliers never had a chance. On the trip, the Heat also won three games in three nights, becoming the first team since the 1979-80 Phoenix Suns to accomplish that three-peat. And with Tuesdays 15point win at Indiana, the Heat also became the first team since Milwaukee in 1970 to win three consecutive road games by 10 points or more. The Bucks won the NBA t itle that year. The Heat could be on their way to one of their own. James had spent the past t wo days staying at his mansion in nearby Bath, Ohio, a p erk he enjoyed and a stay that made him a little nostalg ic. On Thursday, James e xpressed the possibility of returning to the Cavs before his career is over. Thats years down the road. His immediate plans are to win championships with the Heat. With Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert sitting courtside, James and the Heat wasted no time in opening their huge lead. Miami scored the games first 11 points and pushed its lead to 25-5 when James grabbed a lob and delivered a vicious one-handed slam, an early punctuation mark. James and Mario Chalmers hit consecutive 3-pointers later in the quarter as the Heat opened a 21-point lead after one. This wasnt what Scott had in mind. One of his assistants had written on the dry-erase board in Clevelands locker room the message: Hit First. The Heat landed the initial shot and kept em coming. They pushed their lead to 27 on a 3-pointer by Wade and Miami went 8 of 12 from long range in opening a 6338 lead. In the third, James went on a personal 7-0 run he started with a pair of free throws. He followed that with a thunderous dunk and capped it with a 3-pointer. After the ball swished through the net, James headed down court nodding to fans as if to say, Remember me? e took the crowd right out of it, James said. That was big. It was a good way to start the game. This was Jamesthird visit to Cleveland with the Heat, and as usual, it turned in to more than just a game. J ames touched some nerves in Northeast Ohio and South Florida on Thursday when he said he could envis ion a return to the Cavs at some point. I think it would be great, h e said. It would be fun to play in front of these fans a gain. ... And if I decide to come back, hopefully the f ans will accept me. Those remarks didnt sit well with some Miami fans, but James didnt back off his comments Friday. However, he did clarify that he is committed to the Heat. I love the fans of Miami. Im here, said James, who can opt out of his contract after the 2014 season. The question was asked of me, could I see myself playing back here. I said yeah, in the sense of I dont know what my future holds and I dont want to take that out. Ive got everything invested with this team. Im looking forward to the years to come. But according to a report from Yahoo! Sports, James has been using messengers to relay to Gilbert that he wants to return to Cleveland in three years. James was asked to comment on the report. Not true, not true at all, he said. Thats all conjecture. This is fact: He and Heat look unstoppable. NOTES: James improve to 6-1 against the Cavs, averaging 25.7 points. ... Cavs G Daniel Gibson sat out with a sprained left ankle but could be back Sunday against Sacramento. ... Spoelstra had high praise for Clevelands young squad. The future looks very bright for their organization and the future could be now, said Spoelstra. They have a lot of young talent. ... Cavs C Semih Erden left with a bruised left wrist in the third quarter and didnt return. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012Page 3D 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 c hampions club; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; champions club; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 6 6 2 2 8 8 James, Heat blast Cavaliers 111-87 MCTphoto L eBron James had little trouble with his former team Friday night, but has also been doing a little flirting with his hometown fans. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Associated PressNEWYORK ESPN has apologized for using a racial slur in a headline for a story on Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. ESPN ran the headline Chink in the Armor after Lin had nine turnovers in New Yorks loss to the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night on its mobile website that could be seen on phones and tablet computers. Lin is the NBAs first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent. He has captivated sports fans with unexpected dominance on the court that sparked a seven-game winning streak. ESPN says in a statement Saturday it removed the headline 35 minutes after it was posted. The cable network says it is conducting a complete review of our cross-platform editorial procedures and are determining appropriate disciplinary action to ensure this does not happen again. We regret and apologize for this mistake. The story was first reported by Outsports.com. ESPN sorry for offensive headline on Lin story By MARK LONG Associated PressD AYTONABEACH Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus are back in the spotlight at one of racings biggest stages and not for the right reason. NASCAR confiscated part of their Daytona 500 car Friday because of illegal modifications, a rocky start to Speedweeks for a team trying to bounce back fromi ts worst season. Sprint Cup Series officials determined the No. 48 Chevrolet had illegallym odified C-posts, an area of sheet metal between the roof a nd the side windows. It could lead to penalties f or Knaus and the team. Officials cut off the Cp osts and planned to ship them to NASCARs research and development center in Concord, N.C., for further testing. In the meantime, the parts in question were put on display for other teams to examine, a routine procedure for the sanctioning b ody. NASCAR allowed the Hendrick Motorsports team to fix that area of the car before practice begins for the Feb. 26 Daytona 500. Qualifying is scheduled for Sunday. ell, its a hell of a way to start the 2012 season, said Ken Howes, vice president of competition at Hendrick Motorsports. Butt he car obviously failed inspection and NASCAR has directed us how they want it fixed and were busy doing that. Were waiting on s ome parts to arrive and well put it back together and run it through inspect ion again. The No. 48 team could be f ined, docked points or both following the seriesprem ier event. Theres always a potential, but well just wait until after Speedweeks is over with, said Robin Pemberton, NASCARs vice president of competition. Knaus has been caug ht c heating before. Most notably, he was ejected before the 2006 Daytona 500 after NASCAR found illegal modifications following a qualifying session. Last season, Knaus was caught on camera telling Johnson that if he won at Talladega he needed to crack the back of the car apparently to build ane xplanation in case the car did not pass post-race inspection. Nothing came of that situation. K naus has been fined and penalized several other t imes, too. This situation doesnt a ppear to be as serious as it was in 2006. Ejection? No, no, were good, Pemberton said. That was a little bit different because that was a postevent wed already been in. That wasnt a pre-race inspection or pre-qualifying inspection. NASCAR seizes part of Johnsons Daytona 500 car


C M Y K B y LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Sebring utility starter Jayme Faircloth may still be sporting blue next year, but she is trading in her Streak uniform for that of a Seahawk as she made an official commitment to Broward College Tuesday morning. While she believes she will be playing outfield for the Seahawks, Faircloth has also made appearances on second base and shortstop for the Blue Streaks throughout her four-year varsity career. However, when asked her preference, she smiled and said, Anywhere on the field. Jayme is the definition of a team player; shes versatile and can bat anywhere from the number one to the number nine slot, said Sebring head coach Joe Sinness. Shes going to what you ask of her. If you ask her to lay down a bunt, she is going to get a bunt down. If you ask her to hit to the right side, shes going to do everything she can to get the ball to the right side. Like most her age, Faircloth is looking forward to an atmosphere slightly different than her hometown but is still a bit apprehensive about the change. Its bittersweet leaving family and friends who will be two hours away, but its also new chapter in life. Her parents, Todd and Jessie Faircloth, agreed. ere very proud of our daughter, they said. Shes got a big experience ahead of her, but we will still support her and travel as often as we can to see her. Sinness also sees a bright future for Faircloth. s a great kid and shes going to fit in wherever she goes. I think she has the ability to go in right away and push somebody for a starting spot. This travel will be nothing new to the Faircloths, as they have supported both her and her sister Kara in attending numerous travelball tournaments around the country as they played for the Arcadia-based Southern Shockers. Her experiences with the Shockers intrigued scouts from various schools, including Webber and Thomas, where fellow teammate and close friend Dino Lower recently signed. She preferred the Broward area more, however, and looks forward to playing while earning an education. In fact, Faircloth added that she will be joined by some of her fellow Shocker Sisters in Broward as roommates as they play for head coach Jennifer Lopez. Until that time comes, she plans to continue to hit the weight room to prepare herself for the advanced play she is about to face and also explained that she will be playing for a junior college level travel team branching from the Shockers after the regular season. Jayme will be studying sports medicine for her two years at Broward and looks forward to continuing her education wherever the ensuing roads may lead her. Page 4DNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012w ww.newssun.com SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; feb. ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 4 4 3 3 7 7 H IGHLANDS COUNTY RECYCLING; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 2/19,26,29; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 6 6 6 1 1 0 0 News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Jayme Faircloth (centerents Tessie and Todd, and (back row, left to right) Terry Quarles, Larry Johnson, Jason Test, Keith Wallace, Dr. AnneL indsay, Michael Jeter, Joe Sinness as she signs on the dotted line making her commitment to Broward College. Jayme Faircloth is Broward bound match of the day, edging Bozemans Brandon Reyes 75, to end Friday with a win and continue into Saturdays competition one win away from assuring himself of a medal. Red Devil teammate, Dylan Brown, made his path a bit more direct, taking consecutive wins in impressive fashion to advance in the 285-pound class. Opening up against Giancarlo Bennardo of A merican Heritage Delray Beach, Brown got a pin 22 seconds into the second round. Things were a tad easier against Florida Highs Dylan Coley, about 10 seconds worth, as Brown, in control for most of the first round, got the pin just 12 seconds into the second round. With a 2-0 record, Brown has assured himself a medal in Saturdays final rounds, as he was set to face Max Tejada of Jacksonville Bolles late Saturday morning. And with just the two wrestlers there, Avon Park had still managed to be tied for 22nd in the team rankings o ut of the 71 Class 1A schools after the first day of competition. Things didnt turn out quite so well for the two representatives from Sebring, as neither Chris DeJesus nor J osh Figur was able to advance to Saturdays action. After a technical fall loss, in the Class 2A160-pound division, to Javier Rodriguez of Archbishop McCarthy, DeJesus was in a close contest with Taylor Bartelson of Niceville in the crucial wrestleback to stay alive. Even at 3-3 in the last half of the final round, Bartelson moved ahead and DeJesus was unable to close the gap in the 7-3 loss. That was his inexperience showing, Blue Streak head coach Josh Miller said. He got frustrated and when hed oes that, he doesnt stay aggressive. And youre not going to score points that way Though with another year to go, DeJesus has the time, and now the experience, to build on this trip to state. But it was that brutal draw that was the most painful drawback of the day, as S ebring senior Josh Figur came up three points short of advancing to Saturday. In the 170-pound weight c lass, Figurs first opponent was Crestviews Tyler Goudy not only the top-ranked wrestler for the class in the state, but one of the topranked in the nation. He knew (Goudy first in state, but I didnt tell him he was one of the top in the country, Miller said. He t ook the loss, but he hung in t here with him for over two r ounds, so that was impressive. Now in wrestleback mode, Figur then took a convincing 7-0 win over Homesteads Anthony Wint. But things soon got tough as the states third-ranked wrestler, Dylan Arias of Olympic Heights, was upset in his second match, dropping him into the wrestlebacks and right in front of Figur. It would be a tough, wellwrestled battle, with Arias eking out a 4-2 win and ending Figurs run. That just never happens, an emotional Miller said afterward about the bad luck of the draw. To face the firstand third-ranked wrestlers in the state, just to get out of the first day. Normally youll face one and then the other in a medal match, but never both on the first day. s such a tough kid whos worked so hard, Miller continued, the pain of the moment and emotion of recollection evident on his face. I remember after myb rothers last match, being on those stairs, my last match, w e were sitting on those stairs and here we are again. Fortunately for us, my brother and I both had gottenm edals, but it was tough because it was our last matches. That just makes this one that much harder Continued from 1D N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE A bove: Sebrings Josh Figur got this win over Homesteads A nthony Wint, but couldnt overcome a brutal set of matches in Fridays FHSAA Wrestling Championships at the Lakeland Center. Below: Jose Torres bounced back from a second-round loss with a wrestleback win over Randon Reyes of Bozeman. State sees Devils in contention, tough road for Streaks The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012Page 5D CLASSIFIEDS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 10THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 10-889-GCS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MASTR ASSET BACKED SECRUITIES TRUST 2007-WMC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-WMC1, Plaintiff, vs. CESAR ARTEGA A/K/A CESARA ARTEAGA, RAMONA LATORRE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 31, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10-889-GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MASTR ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2007-WMC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-WMC1, is Plaintiff and CESAR ARTEGA A/K/A CESAR ARTEAGA, RAMONA LATORRE, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 29th day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 19, BLOCK 180, SUN N LAKES ESTATES, SECTION 17, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 86, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Located: 462 Blue Moon Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 1st day of February, 2012. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Clerk February 12, 19, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282011CA000017XXXXXX GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs DENYELLE A. DIBBLE, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated J anuary 31, 2012, entered in Case No. 282011CA000017XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, is the Plaintiff and DENYELLE A. DIBBLE; SUNTRUST BANK; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE AN Y RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 29th day of February, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 5, BLOCK 10, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES UNIT NO. 8, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 18, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida R elay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on February 1, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k AS DEPUTY CLERK February 12, 19, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GC 11-623 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s vs. MICHAEL MOOTOOSAMMY, a/k/a. Khevendranauth Mootoosammy, and RAMKARAN MOOTOOSAMMY, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 14 and Lot 16, of SMITH-McGINNIS COS. RESUBDIVISION of Lots 2 to 5 inclusive, Block 25, Avon Park, Florida according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 40, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Lot 7 of a subdivision of Lot 8, 9 and 10, Block 21, Section 22, Township 33 South, Range 28 East, Town of Avon Park according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 3, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Ave., Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 7th day of March, A.D. 2012. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 8th day of February, A.D. 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk February 12, 19, 2012 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not latert han five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on February 1, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK February 12, 19, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA001097XXXXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs JHON J. COSTANO A/K/A JHON J. CASTANO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated January 31, 2012, entered in Case No. 282010CA001097XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and JHON J. COSTANO A/K/A JHON J. CASTANO; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 29th day of February, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 18, BLOCK 64, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE(S COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 11-593GCS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP2, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH MOORE YOUNG; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH MOORE YOUNG; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, ET AL Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE T O: JOSEPH MOORE YOUNG; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH MOORE YOUNG 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 foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT 18, BLOCK 9, SOUTHSIDE PARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO AN UNRECORDED PLAT OF SOUTHSIDE PARK SUBDIVIDION BY C.E. HAWKINS, DATED FEBRUARY 10, 1948, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF ALL OF THE NW 1/4 AND THE WEST 193.0 FEET OF THE SW 1/4 OF GOVERNMENT LOT 7, OF SECTION 26 LYING WEST OF THE A.C.L.R. R/W AND ALL OF NORTH 1/2 OF GOVERNMENT LOT 8 OF SECTION 27, ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNMENT SURVEY, LYING EAST OF S.A.L.R. R/W OF TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 2 8 EAST IN 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 3 3431 on or before March 23, 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 13th day of February, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff DEPUTY CLERK IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000841 FINANCIAL FREEDOM ACQUISITION LLC, Plaintiff, vs. BARBARA A. SACK, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 08, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000841 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein FINANCIAL FREEDOM ACQUISITION LLC is the Plaintiff and BARBARA A. SACK; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON BEHALF OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN D EVELOPMENT; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTH OUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 3 AND 4, BLOCK 4, LAKE AND RANCH CLUB 2ND ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 70, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1509 Lakeshore Drive, Lorida, FL 33857 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 sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 8, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10032177 *See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the not ice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 19, 26, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 11-535GCS PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. VICTOR HERNANDEZ RIVERA A/K/A VICTOR HERNANDEZ, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 31, 2012 and entered in Case No. 11-535GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION is the Plaintiff and VICTOR HERNANDEZ RIVERA A/K/A VICTOR HERNANDEZ; MILAGROS COLON A/K/A MILAGROS COLON COLON; TENANT #1 N/K/A CARLOS MARTINEZ RODRIGUEZ are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 1 1:00 AM, on the 29th day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: UNIT 1-E, THE MANORS II; COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK A, W.F. JOHNSONS FIRST ADDITION TO THE CITY OF AVON PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF BLOCK A FOR A DISTANCE OF 494.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 67.47 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 2 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF BLOCK A FOR A DISTANCE OF 133.76 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 72.92 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 133.68 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 33 W RAYMOND STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 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 sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 2, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11016251 CENDANT-SPECFNMA-R-UNASSIGNED-Team 4-F11016251 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 12, 19, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001518 SUNTRUST BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JOSE A. SINTAS, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 31, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001518 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein SUNTRUST BANK, is the Plaintiff and JOSE A. SINTAS; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE A. SINTAS; MAYTE Y. SANTANA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAYTE Y. SANTANA; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SYLVAN SHORES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 29th day of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 556, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION D, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1602 PINETOP TERRACE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 2, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09101201 SUNTRUST-CONV-Team 4-F09101201 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 12, 19, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001017 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR HOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-5, Plaintiff, vs. JULIE WHITNEY A/K/A JULIE M. WHITNEY, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 31, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001017 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR HOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-5, is the Plaintiff and JULIE WHITNEY A/K/A JULIE M. WHITNEY; CHRISTOPHER C. WHITNEY; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; SPRING LAKE CLUB, INC.; SATE OF FLORIDA; HIGHLANDS COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 29th d ay of February, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 37, BLOCK EE, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VII, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1012 GREENWAY TERRACE, SEBRING, FL 33876 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 sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 2, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09070969 BANKAMERICA2-CONV--Team 2 F09070969 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 12, 19, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001620 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, v s. EUGENIO DIAZ, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 27, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001620 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, is the Plaintiff and EUGENIO DIAZ; CHARMIN P. DIAZ A/K/A CHARMIN PRESCOTT DIAZ; 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 SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, CLAIMANTS, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CHAMPION MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 6, BLOCK 147, LAKEWOOD TERRACES, SHEET NO. 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4100 THOMPSON AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 338750000 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 sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 8, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08105274 CHASEDIRECT-SPECFHLMC--Team 3 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 12-39 GCS SunTrust Bank Plaintiff, vs. Shirley V. Smith; Unknown Spouse of Shirley V. Smith; Unknown Tenant #1 and Unknown Tenant #2 Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: SHIRLEY V. SMITH, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHIRLEY V. SMITH 136 WEST LAKE DAMON DRIVE, AVON PARK, FL 33825 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 foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT 3, BLOCK G, AVON PARK LAKES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 94, 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, Christopher Pelatti, BROCK & SCOTT, PLLC, whose address is 1501 N.W. 49th Street, Suite 200, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 on or before March 27, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this court and in addition to the copy to Plaintiff's attorney or 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 Highlands County, Florida, this 14th day of February, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp DEPUTY CLERK February 19, 26, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001237 LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE L OAN TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-FF2, Plaintiff, vs. ROSEMARIE ST AMAND, et al, D efendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 27, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001237 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-FF2, is the Plaintiff and ROSEMARIE ST AMAND; TENANT #1 N/K/A EDWARD WILLIAMS are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 27, BLOCK 58, A RESUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS 58 AND 69, PLACID LAKES SECTIONS SIX AND EIGHT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 42, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 111 FOX RIDGE ROAD, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 8, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08077069 COUNTRY-CONV--Team 2-F08077069 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-44 Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF EARLA D. HERSHBERGER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Earla D. H ershberger, deceased, whose date of death was November 14, 2011, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-0214, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3701. The names of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3 TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30 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, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3 THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 19, 2012. Personal Representative: Earl D. Hershberger 805 Armisted Street Avon Park, FL 338254203 Attorney for Personal Representative: Tanya Bell Florida Bar No. 0052924 UAW Legal Services Plan 2454 McMullen Booth Road Bldg. B-Suite 425 Clearwater, FL 33759 (727877 February 19, 26, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC-11-472 Division: ______ IN RE: THE ESTATE OF CHESTER EARL BITER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE The administration of the estate of CHESTER EARL BITER, deceased, File Number PC-11-472, 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 INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OR THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 19, 2012. Personal Representative: Jeff Biter 3601 Stonehaven Court Orlando, FL 32817 Attorney for Personal Representative: ROBERT J. SLOTKIN Fla. Bar No. 442320 600 S. Andrews Avenue, Suite 600 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone: (954 Fascimile: (954 February 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282011CA000775A000XX ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plantiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF MARY RUTH LUTES, et al, Defendants. N OTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASS IGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF MARY RUTH LUTES, DECEASED. Last Known Address: Unknown Current Residence: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 8, BLOCK 2, OF SCHAFFNER ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 12, 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 Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before March 27, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30 days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 14th day of February, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk February 19, 26, 2012 1050Legals Classified ads get fast results Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876


C M Y K Page 6DNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com Highlands County Sheriffs Office R equest for Proposals (RFP RFP 12-01 Inmate Video Visitation System The Highlands County Sheriffs Office is seeking RFPs from vendors to provide services, for a complete turnkey Inmate Video Visitation System. RFP with criteria, requirements, copy of scope of work may be downloaded from the web:www.highlandssheriff.org or will be provided upon written request by contacting: : Deb J. Olson, General Services Manager, Highlands County Sheriffs Office, 434 Fernleaf Avenue; Sebring, Florida 33870 Phone: 863-402-7266; Fax: 863-402-7344; or by E-Mail: dolson@highlandssheriff.org. All technical questions may be forwarded to Major David Paeplow, Highlands County Sheriffs Office, 434 Fernleaf Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 (863 A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on March 1, 2012 at 9:00a.m. at the following location: Highlands County Sheriffs Office, General Services, 434 Fernleaf Ave, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose of this conference is to answer and explain any questions concerning the specifications or the RFP and to allow prospective vendors an opportunity to see currently installed equipment. Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked with the bid number and name to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, 434 Fernleaf Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M. March 22, 2012 at which time they will be opened. February 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000513 SEC.: Civil U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON MORTGAGE SECURITIES CORP., HOME EQUITY PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1 Plaintiff, v. RONALD F. KELLY A/K/A RONALD KELLY; KEISHA SMITH; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; SEAN W. FIELDER; DAWN FIELDER; AND FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICES, CO Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 31, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2010-CA-000513 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 7th day of March, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTHERLY 1/2 OF LOT 6, ALL OF LOT 5, AND ALL OF LOT 4, LESS AND EXCEPT THE SOUTHERLY 15 FEET THEREOF, LYING IN BLOCK 270, LAKE SEBRING SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 16, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE WHERE THE COMMON LINE OF LOTS 3 AND 4 INTERSECTS CLEVELAND ROAD; THENCE RUN NORTHWESTERLY ALONG CLEVELAND ROAD A DISTANCE OF 15 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY AND PARALLEL TO THE COMMON LINE OF LOTS 3 AND 4 TO THE REAR LOT LINE OF LOT 4; THENCE RUN NORTHWESTERLY ALONG THE REAR OF LOTS 4, 5 AND 6 A DISTANCE OF 130.50 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE CENTER LINE OF LOT 6 TO POINT ON CLEVELAND ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG CLEVEL AND ROAD A DISTANCE OF 110 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863 TDD: (863 or (800Florida Relay Service much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid of service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 1ST DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak DEPUTY CLERK HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA February 12, 19, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-1133GCS Assigned to: J. David Langford TD BANK, a National Association, f/k/a RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA vs. CINDY WILLEY, MARK WILLEY, ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR LIVING, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, and JOHN DOE and/or JANE DOE as Unknown Tenants-in-Possession Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2012, Case No. 10-1133GCS, in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and CINDY WILEY and MARK WILEY, are Defendants, the Clerk will sell to t he highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room Basement, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on March 7, 2012, the following described property set forth in the Summ ary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to-wit: Lot 21, Block 507, Sebring Manor, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 57, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with that certain 1989 KIRK Mobile Home VIN#14604193, Title #47186907, RP#R0441626. Property Address: 4810 Mundell Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owners as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 8th day of February, 2012. Clerk of Court, Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk February 19, 26, 2012 1050L egals 1055HighlandsCounty Legals Classified ads get fast results DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012Page 7D Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 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. AVON PARKHOME Lake Front Estate, P rivate Setting. 2/1 All Appliances, Water, Garbage & Lawn Care. $600/mo. 863-452-2299 SEBRINGCOUNTRY ESTATES Newer Home. 3BR / 2BA / 2CG. W/D Hoop up, Tile throughout, Screened porch. Behind Walmart. 1st. & security. $875 mo. 863-659-4415 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, a vailable 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 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING LOVELY,Newly painted & furnished 1BR on Lakefront Estate. No Pets! Utilities & cable included $425/mo 863-655-1068 6150FurnishedApartmentsLAKE 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 RentalsSEBRING -SAFE, SECURE, GATED COMMUNITY. 2BR, 1BA Central Heat & Air, W/D, Deck. Totally Furnished, Like New $26,000 obo. C omes w/ Golf Cart. Low Lot Rent. Very Well Located. Call 863-414-5284 PALM HARBORHOMES New 2012 Models 15K Off Models 800-622-2832 ext 210 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 i ncl. 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 Rd. 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 PLACID** Sylvan Shores ** 2BR / 2BA. Pool, Remodeled Kitchen, ADT Alarm, Privacy Fence, Fireplace. $10,000. Down. Owner financing. $99,500. Call 863-446-2027 LAKE PLACID* SYLVAN SHORES* 3BR / 2BA / 2cg / Home Office. New Paint, Carpet & Appliances. By Appointment Only. $125,000.00. 863-465-1111 4100Homes for SaleL ake 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 @ 863-446-0957 Compton Realty Inc. 4080Homes for SaleSebringAVON PARKLarge 2/3 Home, in nice neighborhood. $125,000. Call 863-452-5265 4060Homes for SaleAvon Park 4000 R eal Estate 3000 F inancialCOMPANION TOELITE Elderly Person. Honest Reliable Personable Excellent Driver. Call 863-658-2250 2300Work WantedRESTAURANT HIRING*COOKS SERVERS DISH. BEV. CART Needed! Spring Lake Golf Resort. Apply in Person. Wed. Sat. 2pm -5pm. Call for directions only! 863-655-0900 2100H elp Wanted 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 SUNSHINE PAYDAYLOANS Full Time Clerk Needed To Travel among locations In Okeechobee, Clewiston, Labelle and Arcadia Cash Handling Experience A Plus Fax Resumes to: 863-678-2170 2100H elp Wanted 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 SEBRING -LOOKING For (Big Brother / Big Sister) to care for Child. Mon Fri, 6pm 8pm. Call 863-382-0192 2100H elp Wanted 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 a pply 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 LOOKING FORP/T General Office Person, Bilingual a plus, Mon. Fri. 12pm 5pm. Possible F/T in the future. Call 863-402-0603 or Email to: sebringinsurance@gmail.com INSURANCE AGENT IN LAKE PLACID OFFICE REQUIRED 440 OR 220 LICENSE CONTACT SELENA AT 863-382-6611 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 m orning. 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 EmploymentFOUND CHARMBRACELET at Publix South in Sebring. Call to identify 863-655-0893 1200L ost & Found 1100AnnouncementsHighlands County Sheriffs Office Request for Proposals (RFP R FP 12-02 Inmate Telephone Services T he Highlands County Sheriffs Office is seeking RFPs f rom qualified vendors to furnish, install, maintain and provide local and long distance telephone service for coinless i nmate telephone services at the Highlands County Detent ion Facility. R FP with criteria, requirements, copy of scope of work m ay be downloaded from the web:www.highlandssheriff.org or will be provided upon written request by contacting: : Deb J. Olson, General S ervices Manager, Highlands County Sheriffs Office, 434 F ernleaf Avenue; Sebring, Florida 33870 Phone: 863-402-7266; Fax: 863-402-7344; or by E-Mail: dols on@highlandssheriff.org. A ll technical questions may be forwarded to Major David P aeplow, Highlands County Sheriffs Office, 434 Fernleaf Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 (863 A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on M arch 1, 2012 at 11:00a.m. at the following location: Highlands County Sheriffs Office, General Services, 434 Fernleaf Ave, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose of this c onference is to answer and explain any questions conc erning the specifications or the RFP and to allow pros pective vendors an opportunity to see currently installed equipment. Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope and m arked with the bid number and name to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, 434 Fernleaf Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P .M. March 22, 2012 at which time they will be opened. 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C M Y K Page 8DNews-SunSunday, February 19, 2012www.newssun.com 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 SaleLIKE NEW/ Enclosed trailer 14' X 7' with Extras. $3800. 2986 N. Tivoli Road, Avon Park Lakes. 9220U tility Trailers 9000 T ransportation 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 8400RecreationalVehiclesBIG GUNSHOWHighlands County Fair Grounds Sebring, FLFEBRUARY 25TH & 26THSAT. 9-5; SUN. 9-4 Concealed Course At Show! Call 321-777-7455 8350Sporting GoodsRECUMBENT BICYCLES (11 $800 each. Used but not abused, Very Well Maintained. Call Paul 863-452-0678 8200Bikes & CycleEquipmentPORTA BOAT14ft. and 10hp, 4 stroke Nissan motor, both new/used. Paid $4,000. Sell for $2,900. Will send pictures. (Lake Placid 8050B oats & MotorsBOATSCOUT2001 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 8050Boats & Motors 8000 Recreation NOTICEF lorida statute 585.195 states that a ll dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and 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 7340W anted to Buy SEBRING -LEISURE ACRES ANNUAL CLUB HOUSE SALE! Wednesday, February 22nd. 8am 11:30 am. 3651 us highway 27 S. 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. 7320Garage &Yard Sales SILK GREENERYin Rattan Plant Stand. $28. 863-382-6006 G UN RG38 Cal. Hand Gun With New Box Of Ammunition. $100. 863-385-2605 GOLF BALLS/ GOOD USED / PER DOZEN $2. 863-385-2605 BOOTS HARLEYDavidson. Women's size 7.5, used. $40 obo. Call 863-273-4617 7310B argain 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 SHOWCASES *Glass Various Sizes $50 each. Call 863-257-3592 7300M iscellaneous 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 7260MusicalM erchandise BEDROOM SUITE* Queen Box Springs & Mattresses, Dresser with Large Mirror Light Wood. $400. Call 863-471-6287 7180Furniture 7000 M erchandiseLOCATION *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 & OfficesFor RentLAKE PLACID* STEEL GARAGE 30' X 30' Electricity & Water Available. $200 Monthy. ( 124 Hallmark Avenue Call 863-465-4845 6550Warehousesfor RentSEBRING -2BR, 2BA, W/D hook up, New kitchen, utility room, fenced yard. Sm. Pets (w/ deposit plus $400 deposit.863-243-4580 6300U nfurnished HousesNORTGATE FURNITURE 1X3 AD # 00016595DUMMY 2012 3X10.5 PROCESS**** AD # 00017114 COUNT THE SHAMROCKSWELLS MOTORS 6X10.5 PROCESS ROP