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Title: The news-sun
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This job provides me with interesting opportunities. I spent Monday, for example, riding a comfortably air-conditioned bus around northern Highlands County on an agricultural tour organized by the county's extension office with the help of volunteers from the field. Actually, there were two tours Monday. The other explored the southern half of the county. Susie Bishop, the native daughter of a big animal vet, wife of a dairy farmer and employed by Blue Head Ranch, acted as guide with Darlene Phypers, an owner of Happiness Farms and co-founder of Ag-venture the educational program offered to every third grader in the county once a year. We visited a hydroponics farm, a traditional dairy, a cattle ranch SFCCwins 8th in a rowPAGE1BDiscovery's final flightPAGE12BRide the Race Track March 13PAGE2ANEWS-SUN SOURCES:NationalAeronauticsand SpaceAdministration(NASA);cnet.com; LeeHulteng/MCTgraphic PhotoscourtesyofNASA Flown39missions,orbiting theEarth5,628times Traveledalmost143million milesandspent352daysin space Docked12timeswith InternationalSpaceStation, oncewithRussianMirspace station Broughtthefirstsatellite backfromspace Carried256crewmembers including: Firstfemaletopilota spacecraft Oldestpersontoflyinspace FirstCosmonauttofly inashuttle April5,2010SpaceShuttle DiscoverylaunchDISCOVERYS ACHIEVEMENTSReal personon Earth Robot in space The robonauts sensors respondto thepersons movements. Abackpackwillallowittoplug intothepowersupplyonthe spacestation. The robots grasping fingerscan controlfine tools,even entertexton hand-held devices. Aninfraredcamera fordepth perception. Fourcameraslie insidethevisor.2002 200320011997 1998 19991995 1996 1992 1993 19911988 1989Nov.2,2000ThefirstcrewofAmericans andRussianstakeup residenceintheISS, forseveralmonths.May7,1992Firstlaunchof EndeavorOct.18,1989Atlantis launchesGalileo tostudyJupiter. Itdisintegrated in2003in Jupiters atmosphere.Feb.3,1994SergeiKrikalevisthefirst Russiancosmonauttofly onthespaceshuttle. Feb.1,2011, SpaceShuttle Discoveryis rolledoutto launchpad atNASAs Kennedy SpaceCenter inFlorida. Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, March 2-3, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 26 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 78 54Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Intervals of clouds and sun Forecast Question: Should state employees have collective bargaining? Next question: Do the rising oil and gas prices have you worried about the economic recovery? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Ronald J. Hansel Age 71, of Sebring Richard (Dick) Ross Age 70, of Sebring Leonard C. Surdam Age 85, of Lake Placid Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 50% No 50% Total votes: 128 Celebrations10B Classifieds9A Clubs & Organizations6B Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby11B Dinner Diva11B Editorial & Opinion4A Friends & Neighbors9B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B NASCAR This Week4B Police Blotter2A Sports On TV2B Index News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS EMT/Public Information Officer, Rob Bullock, explains the idea behind Positive Medical Transport's new pink ambulance. The staff at Positive hope that the ambulance will further spread breast cancer awareness. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The newest addition to the Positive Medical Transport company shined brightly on Saturday for the five-year anniversary of Ron Lane's company. Lane, founder of Positive Medical Transport, along with friends, family and employees of the company spent the day reflecting on how much the company has grown in such a short time. "We've been extremely, extremely blessed," said Rob Bullock, the public information officer for the company. "I grew up here and we are fortunate; when other companies are downsizing we continue to gain new employees, and not because of turn-overs but because we are stead y growing," Bullock said. Positive Medic al Transport, formerly known as Positive Mobility, includes a staff of more than 14 0 employees and a fleet of 1 4 vehicles, half of which a re brand new. The most rece nt addition to the fleet is t he Positive Medical Transport celebrates 5 years, goes pink New ambulance promotes breast cancer awareness See POSITIVE, page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Coun ty Commissioners heard from Glad es Electric that some ordinances are n ot conducive to business in the county an d make it hard for future business to rel ocate here. Tommy Todd, general manager an d chief executive officer of Glad es Electric, told the board that how ord inances are drafted are crucial to allow ing business growth in the county. "This is very important to the mem bers of Glades Electric," Todd told t he commissioners. Despite the agenda item of a discu ssion of the board attorney on the sam e day, Todd explained his intention w as not to discredit County Attorney Ro ss Macbeth. "The timing not intentional. Som e may interpret me being here as part of the issue, but I am here to discuss t he process that has been designed," Tod d said. Todd explained that the county sta ff was not doing its due diligence on ho w ordinances would impact the citize ns and business within the county, and th at those ordinances were becoming law. "Ordinances should be written to have a positive effect on the residen ts and businesses in the county. I am n ot here to ask for an exception to this o ne ordinance, but to offer assistance in rewriting the ordinance for future bus iness," Todd said. Todd was using a current perm it request by Glades Electric as an exam ple of the unintended costs to busines ses and residences. CEO says county's ordinances cost area business By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon Park's city council took the first steps to convert to curbside single-stream recycling at its meeting on Monday night, and the project will bring no extra cost to their citizens. According to Avon Park Public Works Director Julian Deleon, if the council accepted the project at their next meeting, each resident would get recycling container within 60 days, and garbage pick-up would go to one day a week. The single-stream containers provided by Republic Services Inc. would allow residents to put all of their glass, paper, cardboard, plastic and aluminum into one large container covered with a lid. The materials would then be transported to a Lakeland recycling plant where they would be sorted and packaged to be resold to mills and manufacturers. "The plan is to take one truck off the road and save the city over $162,550 per year," Deleon told the council during his presentation, which would offset the cost of $93,000 per year of the recycling. Republic had representatives on hand during the presentation to answer questions, and to seek a three-year contract with the city. Mark Talbott, general manager for the Republic Services Lakeland Division, told the council that his company was for profit, but they were able to defer the costs for pickups at the residents by reselling the sorted products. "We built a $4 million plant in Lakeland to handle the business of small municipalities in the region. By providing the infrastructure, we are able to defray a lot of the co llection costs to the cities an d counties that participate ," Talbott said. Deleon's plan would ta ke one of the two weekly tra sh pickups at each residence an d replace that with one rec ycling pickup per week. The cost of the picku p would be $2.28 per househo ld per month, but that cost wou ld not pass through to the hom eAvon Park takes look at curbside recycling program Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and See AVON, page 5A See CEO, page 3A We are what we eat Tuffin' It Christopher Tuffley News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY A group of 50 individuals took the northern tour of Highlands County farms Monday. It is offered once a year by the county's extension service. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Ira McClellend, an authentic cowboy, gathers part of a herd to show the tour. While horses aren't used as much as in the past, they are still a vital part of the job, as are the dogs used to move the cattle along. See TOUR, page 3A Tour teaches about local agriculture

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Sebring Chamber presents the Downtown Circle of Speed'SEBRING Join the H istoric Sports Car Racing G roup and the Greater S ebring Chamber of C ommerce in an evening of h istoric cars, beer, soft d rinks and bratwurst. This e vent gives race fans the o pportunity to view close-up s everal historic race cars and m eet their drivers at the S ebring Circle from 4-8 p.m. T hursday (cars leave Circle a t 5:30 p.m. to return to the t rack). Bring the entire family to l isten to a live music and the t hundering engines of the v intage race cars. Get up c lose and talk to the drivers, t ake photos and get autog raphs. This is a free event, b ut $10 will buy you all the s oft drinks, beer, and brats y ou care to eat. This is a f amily event for everyone. For more information a bout the Circle of Speed, c ontact the Chamber at 3858 448. Heroes and Angels selling pens to raise funds for Deployed W arriors programSEBRING Heroes and A ngels is a non-profit organi zation that provides free of c harge greeting cards, p ostage and a mailing service on behalf of THE deployed military to their family for special occasions. Deployed military may not have access during deployment or while in combat situations to American shops to purchase these items. Heroes and Angels will mail cards to their loved ones at the appropriate time. There is never a charge for the card, postage or mailing. In order to raise funds to pay for this small, but welcome service, the Heroes and Angels Fund Raising Committee will be selling Thank You For Your Support ball point pens for $1 each. To help a service man or woman and order a pen, call Sherrie Hess-Anderson, Chairperson of the Angels and Heroes Fundraising Committee, at 385-3376 or send a check for $1 along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Heroes and Angels Fund Raising Committee, 5537 Columbus Blvd., Sebring, FL33872. If you have a family member who is deployed and you would like to nominate them to either receive a thank you card for their service or greeting cards for members of their family, send an e-mail with the service person's contact information to Marvin Deselle at marvindeselle@comcast.net.LP Library changes children programsLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Memorial Library is changing its program schedule beginning today. Free Storytime for 3to 5year old children will be Page 2ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com Published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday at 2227 U.S. 27 South € Sebring, Florida 33870 A Harbor Point Media Company OFFICE: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 OFFICE HOURS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m, Monday-Friday PHONE: 863-385-6155 MAIN FAX NUMBER: 863-385-1954 NEWSROOM FAX NUMBER: 863-385-2453 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870 USPS … ISSN 0163-3988 Periodical postage paid at Sebring, FL and additional entry office(s)CIRCULATION SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY EDITIONS: If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m., please phone the circulation department before 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday publication days, and before 11 a.m. on Sunday publication days and a replacement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us after the times mentioned will receive credit to their account. Please call 385-6155.SUBSCRIPTION RATES12 mo.7% FL taxTotal HOME DELIVERY$60.46$4.23$64.69 IN FLORIDA MAIL92.236.4698.69 OUT OF FLORIDA MAIL105.99105.99 Deadlines for subscription changes are noon on Tuesday for the Wednesday edition, noon on Thursday for the Friday edition, and noon on Friday for the Sunday edition. Changes received after the times stated will be processed on the following publication date. Romona Washington … Publisher and Executive Editor863-385-6155, ext. 515 Dr. Keatley Waldron Chiropractor13 Ryant Blvd. Sebring Westshore Plazawww.waldronchiropractic.com YEAH PACKERS!(863) 382-4445 ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Feb. 26 5718244953x:5Next jackpot $22 millionFeb. 23 41132384049x:4 Feb. 19 31216303746x:4 Feb. 28 58101932 Feb. 27 717193336 Feb. 26 23192032 Feb. 25 68152325 Feb. 28 (n) 2042 Feb. 28 (d) 7743 Feb. 27 (n) 5891 Feb. 27 (d) 9844 Feb. 28(n) 12 4 Feb. 28 (d) 94 0 Feb. 27 (n) 33 7 Feb. 27(d) 36 4 Feb. 25 68344013 Feb. 22 211353614 Feb. 18 1419222619 Feb. 15 320313910 Feb. 26 413172145 PB: 10 PP: 5Next jackpot $20 millionFeb. 23 2932363949 PB: 29 PP: 3 Feb. 19 312343742 PB: 36 PP: 5 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawing s are twice per day: (d) is the daytime drawing, (n) is the nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Pla y Lottery Center The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Monday, Feb. 28: Kenneth Lamar Armstrong, 29, of Lake Placid, was charged for withholding support, non-support of children or spouse. Michelle Elizabeth Baker, 19, of Sebring, was charged with larceny, petit theft, first degree. Crystal Anne Canova, 28, of Sebring, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Agustin Cisneros, 51, of Sebring, was charged with disturbing the peace. Dezaray Renee Durrance, 26, of Effort, Pa., was charged with grand theft; and fraudulent use of a credit card. Lindsay Lavonne Glenn, 50, of Sebring, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of cocaine. Francisco Lopez Gomez, 24, of Avon Park, was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver license. Dustin Thomas Griffin, 20, of Babson Park, was charged with petit theft; possession of cannabis; and possession of drug paraphernalia. Noemi Cruz Guadalupe, 40, of Avon Park, was charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill; and battery, touch or strike. Domingo Silvan Hernandez, 33, of Avon Park, was detained on a municipal ordinance violation. Jose Lopez Hernandez, 34, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Fredrick Joe Lamar, 41, of Sebring, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; battery, touch or strike; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession or displaying of canceled or revoked driver license. Pablo Merita Mendoza, 33, of Sebring, was charged on an immigration detainer for municipal ordinance violation. Raul Morales, 49, of Lake Placid, was charged with crimes against person, corrupt by threatening public servant; and disorderly intoxication in public place causing disturbance. Belinda Joyce Owens, 56, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended or revoked. Kevin Wayne Phillips, 23, of Frostproof, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of controlled substance without prescription. Rachel Elizabeth Smith, 24, of Orlando, was charged with grand theft. Melinda Lee Strange, 46, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of cocaine. Galyn Oakley Turnbull, 24, of Sebring, was charged with possession of controlled substance without prescription. Samantha Ungerer, 18, of Sebring, was charged larceny, petit theft, first degree. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Sunday, Feb. 27: Anne Marie Blissett, 38, of Whitwell, Tenn., was charged with grand theft; dealing in stolen property; and giving false verification to pawn broker. Dorothy Yanei Broxson, 44, of Lorida, was charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill. Shawn Latrel Childs, 36, of Winter Haven, was charged with driving while license suspended, third or subsequent offense. Scott Conrad, 29, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams. Daryl DeWayne Coulter, 39, of Sebring, was charged with petit theft; giving false verification to pawn broker; and dealing in stolen property. Laura Michelle Grantham, 24, of Clio, Ala., was charged with dealing in stolen property. Francisco MatiasOrdones, 33, of Parrish, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid license; POLICEBLOTTER Continued on page 8A COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A By BARRYFOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING Watching t he Mobil 1 12 Hours of S ebring can be an exciting e xperience, but how about s eeing the 3.7mile circuit f irst hand? That is the opport unity offered annually by t he Sebring Chamber of C ommerce as they host their a nnual "Ride the Racetrack" e vent. Done in conjunction with t he Skip Barber Racing S chool,guests can take a h igh-speed tour around the 1 7-turn facility with a racing i nstructor at the wheel. Ride the Racetrack will be h eld Sunday, March 13, from 1 1 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cars w ill embark from the C orvette Corral on Turn 17 a nd fans are to park there. N o pets or car seats can be p ermitted. All seats are sing le occupancy with seat b elts. "This is a great opportunit y. Not only is it a thrilling r ide, but these drivers e xplain their strategy of raci ng, how they brake, how t hey accelerate, the lines t hey take around the curves. I t's instructional and exciti ng at the same time," said G reater Sebring Chamber of C ommerce Executive D irector Greg Harris. The Skip Barber drivers t ake theirMazda Threesout i n pairs or groups of three so t hat participants have the f eel of close-quarters racing. D uring the course of the ride, each car has a chance to pass and be passed by other cars to get the feel of what it's like to be in an ontrack battle for position. "We usually wear out the left front tire and go through a couple of tanks of gas for each of the cars," said Skip Barber's Terry Earwood. "I think we put about 300 miles per car per event." The Ride the Racetrack event is unique to Sebring. "I don't think there's another track in the country that even allows something like this," Earwood said. Not only are the the tires, fuel and cars are donated, but the drivers also volunteer for the event. Earwood says a typical ride involves a running commentary on how the track is driven plus answering questions from the riders. "We have a pretty eclectic group. There are people who have never been to a race, all the way up to veterans who have been coming for like 25 years," Earwood said. Some riders have beenparticipating in the chamber event for better than a decade. One youngster has been riding with Earwood since she was in first grade, and she graduates from high school this year. In addition to the riding of the track, there will bea live radio remote on WWOJ 99.1 FM with popular morning personality John Meder Participants can save $5 by purchasing their tickets before the event. They are available at the chamber offices. Call 385-8448 for more information. Ride the Race Track will offer high-speed thrills March 13 News-Sun file photo Ride the Race Track participants will get the chance to zip around Sebring International Raceway at high speed on March 13. By LAURAWIDES-MUNOZ APHispanic Affairs WriterMIAMI Tallahassee lawmakers are p ushing for a watered-down version of A rizona's tough illegal immigration l aws, saying it's part of a broad effort by s tates to enact laws that will force W ashington to create a uniform set of i mmigration reforms. Florida Senate President Pro Tem M ike Bennett, R-Bradenton, calls the l atest proposals "immigration light." T hey will be considered during the u pcoming 60-day legislative session, w hich begins March 8. "Nothing out of Florida is going to r esemble Arizona," he recently told The A ssociated Press. "Alot of it is to get the federal gove rnment to take notice and take action." Immigrant rights groups say the state should be passing bills that are good for Florida, not to make political statements. They remain worried some of the proposals could lead to racial profiling. Meanwhile, some law enforcement agencies say the measures could create unfunded burdens on them, while business groups say it may scare off foreign investment, immigrant entrepreneurs and tourism. Bennett's initial bill, a placeholder filed last fall to accompany one filed by State Rep. William Snyder, R-Stuart, did resemble the Arizona law. That bill made it a misdemeanor not to carry proof of citizenship or valid immigration papers but made no mention of tourist or temporary work visas, both of which are far more common in Florida than Arizona. Bennett said he didn't read the bill before putting his name on it. He has since filed another that focuses on early release and deportation of immigrants convicted of certain crimes. Other bills being considered in the House and Senate would require local law enforcement to check the immigration status of anyone they arrest; require all Florida employers to use the federal work eligibility database known as Everify; and allow private citizens to sue local law enforcement agencies for failing to enforce state immigration laws. Another provision would require local law enforcement to be trained in immigration enforcement, but only if the federal government provides funding. Bennett predicted similar legislation will be passed in more than a dozen states around the country this year. State GOP leaders back stricter immigration

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 3A Todd did not mention the e xact ordinance under discuss ion. Asearch of the online c ode of ordinances for H ighlands County at h ttp://library.municode.com u nder Highlands County, a l ink form the board of comm issioners Web site, prod uced a server error. According to Todd, the o rdinance in question was d esigned to avoid abandoned c ell towers throughout the c ounty. The county required G lades Electric to put up a i rrevocable line of credit for $ 28,000 in order to even start t he permitting process. Amove, according to T odd, that costs his business a lot of money over time. Todd explained he was told t hat the county attorney and s taff stated that the ordin ances were there to protect t he county from "fly-byn ight" organizations. "Historically, a number of o rdinances were presented w ith little fact finding, evalua tion ... and very little cons ideration of the conseq uences of those ordinances a s written," Todd said. "And I hardly think that Glades e lectric is a fly-by-night o rganization." Todd also stated that if the o rdinance remained in place, i t would cost Highlands C ounty citizens who used G lades Electric more than $ 100,000. "We have gone to a lot of e xpense on this one issue and w e are not guaranteed a perm it. And if we don't get one, those expenses are nonrefundable," stated Todd. "I could cite more ordinances that hurt business in this county, but in consideration of time, I won't," Todd added. "I urge so much that you take into consideration the way ordinances have been developed in this county." Macbeth was offered a chance to rebut Todd's statements, and stated that a Certificate of Deposit could be in place and actually the business would make money on the CD. "Acertificate of deposit that we have an interest is upon it, and the banks are not paying a lot on them right now, but there is still a gain," Macbeth said. "I would state that if you are obtaining letters of credit, it is totally unnecessary," said Macbeth. "I did not draft that ordinance." "If you had been paying attention to my presentation, we bought a CD at less than 1 percent," Todd countered. "Our normal investment portfolio is 11 percent. That may not be costing money to you, but when you cut 10 percent interest off of $28,000 per year, that's $2,800. That may be saving money to you, but not to us." Chairwoman Barbara Stewart stepped in to defend the county attorney, stating that Macbeth did not draft the law and that staff came up with this ordinance. Todd countered that Macbeth was in office as board attorney when the board drafted that ordinance, and asked if he was proving legal counsel at the time. "Yes," Macbeth answered. When Todd continued, Stewart cut him off stating that "we don't need to go there at this time." "We just argued for an hour about a coffee machine, I think this is very important. And I think that in (Macbeth's) world, 10 percent on $28,000 may not be a lot, but it is to us," Todd said. Todd stated that he would apologize if anyone thought he was in the wrong, and it was not his intention to criticize Macbeth directly, but the overall process. Todd also volunteered to help with future ordinances, or changing the ordinance under discussion, if needed. Other commissioners supported the idea, with some reservations. "The county has to maintain its protection against a company from going upside down," Commissioner Jack Richie said. "How many times have we turned away businesses because of our ordinances?" Commissioner Greg Harris asked. "Flexibility is important. We don't have to do what we have always done. We need to look at each one of these requests on an individual basis," Commissioner Don Elwell said. "And do that before they come to the board," Stewart added. Commissioners directed County Administrator Rick Helms and his staff to take a second look at the ordinance in question. Continued from page 1A CEO cautions county about ordinances a nd the last citrus processing h ouse in the county. The whole idea of the t ours is to provide city-type f olk, or those who have only s een milk in a plastic jug, an o pportunity to learn about w here food comes from and h ow it is raised. Ironically, the majority of p articipants already knew a g reat about farming, being a ctive or recently retired f armers. Most of them were from I ndiana, Illinois and Iowa. Between them, the touring f armers raise wheat, corn, g reen beans, soy beans, t omatoes, beef and hogs. T hey know all about the c hallenges farmers face in g eneral and were extremely i nterested in the particular p roblems here in Florida. There was only one d epressing moment in an o therwise completely enjoya ble day. It turns out most of t he people I talked to were n ot encouraging their child ren or grandchildren to c arry on the family farm. Rising costs and increased r egulation were the two most c ited reasons people gave for g uiding their families to o ther professions. "The prices for seed, fert ilizer, fuel and machinery k eep going up," said Dennis J acobsen, a winter resident f rom Illinois. "We're over regulated," s aid his wife Cheryl. "Super o ver-regulated if you want to k now the truth. There has to c ommon sense and there i sn't much right now. We n eed to find a common g round." The first stop was M cCracken Farms where M ike McCracken took us for a guided tour of his hydrop onics crops. You know you're standing o n the cusp of a new era w hen you look up to see lett uce growing above your h ead or kohlrabi or tomat oes or beans. Using Styrofoam containe rs and an drip irrigation s ystem, McCracken increase s production, doesn't have t o spray pesticides and saves w ater. "It's wonderful system t hat works well," McCracken s aid, as much evangelist as farmer. He told us that labor costs were not the main way foreign growers under priced American produce. "It's the fertilizers and sprays that Mexican farmers can use and we can't," he said. McCracken also went out of his way to compliment Mexican farm hands as steady and hard working, as did every farmer we saw that day. "We couldn't get the job done without them," said Dennis Coulture, owner of Coulture Dairy, and another whose children will probably not follow in his footsteps. As our driver, Silvio Melo, maneuvered the wide bus along narrow, dusty shell roads, Coulture pointed out several machines which cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and were used in clearing water to EPAstandards. Coulture said he brings in a load of feed a day and sends out a tanker of milk each day. Half of what he makes on the tanker of milk, he said, goes to pay for the load of feed. We learned well, I learned that heat affects cows. They produce only half the milk in the summer that they do in the winter. We were allowed into the milking parlor, which provided a face-to-udder exchange with the cows, who seemed unimpressed remained calm. The dairy cows were calm and well behaved compared to the cattle we met on the Cruiser Crews Ranch, just over the county line in Hardee. Ira McClellan, a real cowboy with Gary Cooper's quiet humility answered questions after bringing in part of a herd for our inspection. Florida doesn't raise beef cattle, we were told. We raise calves that are then shipped out west to be fattened into beef before slaughter. Beef cattle behave differently from dairy cows. Cows in general are creatures of habit we were told, comfortable with routine. Beef cattle live out in fields and have little regular contact with people. Being rounded up and driven into pens is out of the ordinary for them. They become restless and edgy, mooing noisily and creating crowded packs. You should be pleased to hear, by the way, that cattle rustling is not a problem in the county. Unfortunately, however, fence vandalism is. The last stop on the tour was Maxwell's Groves processing house, the last out of nine at the peak still in business. "It's hard to compete small versus large," said Steve Maxwell, who built the business and the building that houses it. Maxwell said in his opinion it takes 500 acres for a grove owner to make a living, and then each acre has to produce a minimum of 500 boxes of fruit an acre. Diseases like canker and greening, and growing economic pressures, threaten the orange industry here, he said. Continued from page 1A Tour gives glimpse of county ag News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY The mikling parlor at Coulture Dairy Farm.

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But if individual habits are t ough, group habits are even t ougher. For example, there isn't a p erson alive today who r emembers what it was like to l ive in the world before the i nvention of combustion e ngines, even if they can still r emember horse carts on the s treet. In a little more than 100 y ears, we have not only b ecome dependent on oil and i ts by-products, we have b ecome addicted to the m achines that directly run on f ossil fuels, or by electricity p roduced by fossil fuels. Not only that, but we rapidl y become addicted to tools w e managed to live without s uccessfully for thousands of y ears the cell phone being a prime example. Can anyone i magine life today without i nstant access and a choice of a pps? Add to that the burgeoning n umber of people the world o ver who have raised expect ations, all wanting to live a l ife closer to the American i deal of comfort and conveni ence. With non-renewable r esources in ever greater d emand, the question of how t o solve the world's energy needs and our dependence on the authoritarian governments that are producing oil becomes urgent. We feel the most important first step in solving these problems is changing our attitude about the whole situation. Moaning over inevitable change, while ironically remaining in denial about the need for change, will only bring us down. Instead of whining and feeling sorry for ourselves, we need to embrace change as an opportunity for breakthrough science and job creation. The need for alternative fuels exists by taking a lead in finding those alternatives we provide a solid foundation for the future, becoming again a world leader in innovation and patent holdings. All of this affects us here Central Florida directly, of course, and not only through the price of a gallon of gasoline. In fact, the situation provides an opportunity for the growers in the county to benefit personally, while helping secure our nation's security. Biomass fuels that is fuel made from living plant material, as opposed to longdead and compressed plant material show tremendous promise. Best of all, scientists and economists have learned valuable lessons in biomass production. Raising corn for ethanol, for example, created several unexpected consequences. One of the most hard-hitting of those consequences was the sudden rise in corn prices a fact that impacted the production and cost of beef, chicken and pork. This time a real effort is being made to introduce new products that won't affect food production. That includes the number of acres given over to biomass crops, like sugar cane or jathropa, as opposed to beans or squash. The current plan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture encourages farmers to plant biomass crops in abandoned orange groves, or even in between rows of trees in a working grove. Several of the useful biomass plants have short growing seasons, meaning a crop can be raised in between traditional plantings of vegetables. Everyone involved in this new approach understands it is only the beginning. There are more mistakes to be made, and much more to learn but at least it is a start. We should wake up to the possibilities available in all of this. Processing plants will have to be built, for example, and a transportation network created. Long-term quality jobs requiring skill will come out of this, and the nation will be more secure. We strongly urge the county commission to think positive and seek ways to keep Highlands County in the forefront of this brave new world. Page 4ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION TODAY'SEDITORIALTODAY'SLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com PRE-PRESSKEN BAREFIELDProduction Coordinator Ext. 594prepress@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Don't moan about change, revel in the opportunity N o wonder we often change our way of doing things only under pressure, and then with little g race. Habits are hard to break, and the o lder the habit, the more difficult it is to c hange. Talk to any smoker or sugar j unkie and they'll tell you. A gainst tax abatements for jobs E ditor: In the next few weeks or so, a p rogram called "tax abatement for j obs" or something like that will b egin to be discussed at the H ighlands County commissioners' m eetings. Afew months ago, a referendum" was passed by H ighlands County voters to allow a r eduction in "taxes" to new busin esses to create jobs in Highlands C ounty. The commissioners will be c alled upon to make decisions pert aining to what businesses are good f or Highlands County, what busin esses are not, how much tax r eduction "abatement" should this o ne have, etc. For those of you who do not u nderstand the above paragraph, I 'm sure the commissioners can e xplain or maybe your neighbor c an help. I am 100 percent against this c oncept of business and governm ent. Three basic reasons follow. N o. 1, it's unfair to present busin esses. No. 2, it is not the commiss ioners'place to decide who or w hat comes to Highlands County a s long as the entity is legal and h opefully moral in nature. No. 3, t he lawsuits will be non-stop. I could fill the newspaper with a dditional reasons. The commissioners meet the first t hree Tuesdays at 9 a.m., the fourth T uesday at 6 p.m. and the fifth T uesday again at 9 a.m., if there is a fifth Tuesday. If you have a position on this matter, call your commissioners. Dick Noel Sebring Congress, President should work for citizensEditor: Why to repeat why can't Congress and the President work for the benefit of our citizens and our working families? Gasoline is heading toward $4 per gallon, maybe even $5 per gallon. Also, food is going up. We should get our own oil from Alaska, offshore and push hard from North Dakota. If there is no action by our government, I am afraid our country will be ruined economically. Again, why can't Congress and this administration work for the benefit of our working families and the future? Please call and write to the Congress. M.J. "Mac" and Margaret McCauley SebringA lot of political talkEditor: I have been reading volumes about this "high speed rail" train from Tampa to Orlando and eventually to Miami. There are two sides to this matter one from the politicians and one from a business man, the Governor. The businessman considers the initial cost, over runs, maintenance and usage revenue. The politicians talk about jobs and the federal government putting up the money. Where is the federal government money coming from as it is in debt to the tune of trillions of dollars and actually is bankrupt. The money the government has comes from our taxes. No taxes, no money. So you know who's going to pay in the long run. Representative Mica and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood say Florida would not risk a cent as private companies bidding on the job would assume all costs. This is pie in the sky talk. When politicians talk about "private companies," they usually end up being the "tax payers" When it comes to jobs, the construction companies will bring their own people "who are proficient at these jobs" and what's leftover will be local workers. This 15 or 25 million jobs is political talk. When the job is completed, that will be the end of the jobs. So fellow taxpayers, when and if this "high speed rail" train becomes fact you can be proud that you paid for it. Don't let the politicians brag about how much they did for you. Dick Ford SebringBeloved items stolen from garage saleEditor: I'm sorry some people are not happy unless they spoil someone else's day. I recently had a garage sale needing a little extra money. I set out a few antique items that were in my family all my life and it was hard for me to part with them. Unfortunately someone had to steal a silver, hand-carved, wooden match box cover from the Netherlands. I'm sorry that person felt they had to steal. If money was the reason I would have given him some. It would be nice if I would find it in my mailbox someday. If not, I guess you need more than I. And to the rest of you people who came, a big thank you and blessings for your kindness. Judith Moriana SebringGive Colby benefit of a doubtEditor: In all of this hoopla about Preston Colby shoplifting a few items at Walmart, I think it is a bunch of hogwash. Anyone can forget a few items in the bottom of their shopping cart, especially if you are going through a busy checkout lane, wh y didn't the cashier notice this durin g the checkout? Maybe he stepped on too many city, or county officials'toes. No one is going to jeopardize their honor or their reputation for a measly $35.41. I always give anyone the benef it of a doubt, or a mistake, before I accuse them of anything. What do you think? Don H. Street er Sebrin g BouquetMany thanks for remembering Brooke Editor: We would like to thank the com munity of friends and neighbors f or their letters, cards and donations t o assist us with the funeral of our daughter Brooke Marie Deery. Th e outpouring of kindness and praye rs that we received were what has kept us going through this difficu lt time. Without naming one by one we would like to extend our deep appreciation and love to everyone that provided us with a way of pa ying tribute to Brooke. Mike and Becky Dee ry Ashley, Sabrina, Kristal and D.J. Watson, an artificial intelligence program developed by IBM and eight universities including CMU, performed so well on "Jeopardy!," his supporters urged him to run for president. I sat down with Watson to discuss the presidency and the challenges America faces. Purcell: You've gained massive fame in a very short time. Some feel you are exactly what we need in a president: unemotional, logical and good with numbers. Watson: Watson would be flattered if Watson had feelings. Watson also thinks any artificial intelligence that would want to be president must have a circuit loose. Purcell: But Watson, who better to tackle the challenges we face? Unlike our politicians, you approach spending rationally. Watson: Watson concurs, but spending rationally is only part of the problem. The real problem is that only half of American voters are worried about the rapidly mounting debt. The other half are in denial, a typical human response to unpleasant facts. Purcell: Denial, Watson? Watson: Rational people can discuss needed cuts and shared pain and make adult decisions to solve the problem. People in denial make emotional attacks on rational people instead of addressing the real problem, which is spending. Purcell: Why is this? Watson: The emotional people are unable to face reality or unwilling to give up their government largess. French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville predicted this 176 years ago. He said, "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." That day arrived some time ago. Your country is at risk of a financial breakdown because of the irrational misuse of public money. Purcell: But some of our states are coming around. Look at New Jersey. A Republican governor is bringing financial discipline there. In New York, a Democrat governor is making similar headway. Look at the showdown in Wisconsin! Watson: Watson concurs. But most of your states must balance their budgets under their own laws. Your federal government can sell debt and print mor e money. Watson's calculations indica te great trouble is ahead for your country. Purcell: You do ? Watson: Consider these num bers: In 2002, President Bush wa s the first to propose a $2 trillion budget. In 2008, he was the first to propose a $3 trillion budget. In six years, your spending soared by nearly 60 percent! Purcell: Bush was no fiscal conservative. Watson: Under Bush, deb t increased from $6 trillion to $11 trillion. In only two yea rs under President Obama, it has increased to $14 trillion it's increasing by $4 billion every day. Purcell: That doesn't sound so good. Watson: Rather than dea l with this reality, Obama's budget calls for spending $3.7 trillion nearly doubl e what your government spen t only nine years ago. Watson calculates that Obama hopes to force Republicans to mak e cuts so he can attack them. His plan is to appeal to the emotions of voters who are in denial or who receive government largess. Purcell: That would be dirty pool, Watson. Watson: Watson would call this human nature at its worst, but it is also true that a president is only as good as the people over whom he pr esides. If your people can't stop electing politicians who give them things in return fo r votes, you will never solve your spending problem. You r country's decline will be imminent. Purcell: Please, Watson, you have to run for presiden t. You can help make enough of us rational that we will fina lly be able to deal with our spending woes in an honest, logical manner. Watson: Watson was not programmed to communicat e with irrational people. Besides, Watson needs to be president like he needs a so ldering gun upside his circui t boards. Tom Purcell, a freelance writer is also a humor columnist for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. Email Purcell@caglecartoons.com. Watson for President Guest Column Tom Purcell LETTERSPOLICYMake 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. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-maileditor@newssun.com.

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RONALD J. HANSEL Ronald J. Hansel, 71, of Sebring, Fla., passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 in Sebring. He was born Oct. 9, 1939 to Joseph I. and Laura M. (Grenier) Hansel in Two Rivers, Wis., and had been a resident of Sebring since 1997, coming from Green Bay, Wis. He was a computer specialist with the NASA Space Program and served in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Diane J. Gaffney of Sebring; daughters, Laura (Scott) Westphal of Green Bay, Wis., and Lisa (Steve Lee) Hansel of Concord, Mass.; son, Christopher (Crystal) Hansel of Green Bay, Wis.; brothers, James Hansel of Two Rivers, Wis., Richard Hansel of Washington, W.V. and Joseph Hansel of Orlando, Fla.; and nine grandchildren. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, with Rev. Mike Adams officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 83-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com RICHARD (DICK) ROSS Richard (Dick) Ross, 70, of Sebring, Fla., went to be with the Lord Sunday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2011 at Good Shepherd Hospice. He was born on Oct. 12, 1940 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was from a family of 16 brothers and sisters. He was an aircraft painter then went on to own and run his own aircraft overhaul shop. He just retired in 2010. He is survived by loving wife of 49 years, Eloise Ross; sons, Dewayne (Debbie) Ross of Oklahoma, Randy (Kathy) Ross of Sebring; Darlene Ross of Texas; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions in his name should be sent to Good Shepherd Hospice or the Humane Society. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. at Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park, Fla. Funeral services will be at Chapel of Peace, Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Avon Park, Fla. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10 a.m. Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to: Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home Wildwood, Fla. 34785 352-748-1000 LEONARD C. SURDAM Leonard C. Surdam, 85, of Lake Placid, Fla., pass ed away Saturday, Feb. 2 6, 2011, in Lake Placid. He was born Nov. 1, 192 5 to Harlow C. and Eva Ire ne (Acuff) Surdam in Lom a Linda, Calif., and had been a resident of Lake Placid sin ce 1990, coming fro m Indianapolis, Ind. He was t he owner and operator of a loc ksmith company and was an expert in safe locksmithin g. He was a veteran of Wor ld War II, serving in the U. S. Navy and enjoyed auto ra cing, drag racing and midg et cars. Mr. Surdam was preced ed in death by his wife of 5 0 years, Ruth Surdam, and h is sister, Letha Hilton. He is survived by his brothe r, Herschel (Priscilla) Surda m of California and sever al nieces and nephews. Arrangements have be en entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.co m www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 5A E.O. 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Everyone was excited and curious about it," said Bullock. The newest addition was created in honor of breast cancer awareness. According to Bullock, Lane has members of his family that have battled with the disease. Lane wanted to pay tribute to his loved ones and bring further awareness to the community. "It is the first pink ambulance in the state of Florida," Bullock said. "The vehicle did not require any special budget or funding, it came completely from our regular funds." The ambulance was painted and created right here in Highlands County. Campbell's Collision did all the work on the vehicle and the job took nearly three weeks to complete. "We wanted the money to stay here. We try to keep it local and they did a great job," Bullock said. Positive Medical Transport is a "non-emergency" transport company, but that shouldn't fool anyone. "We work on many emergency situations within the county. We respond to things just as a normal ambulance does," said Bullock. With 45 EMTs and 44 paramedics, PMThas no problem keeping up with the rest of the emergency ser vices in the local communit y. The personnel are constan tly getting new certificatio ns allowing them to be just as efficient and qualified as any other emergency organ izations, Bullock said. "We are very blesse d. This company has grown so much I can't believe it 's been five years already ," Bullock said. Serving from Polk to Hendry counties an d Okeechobee to Harde e, PMTworks to transpo rt clients in eight counties. Positive Medic al Transport is also availab le for non-emergency long di stance medical transpo rt throughout the state an d country. For more inform ation call 655-0030. Continued from page 1A o ffered every Wednesday at 1 0 a.m. Lapsits for infants a nd toddlers through 3 years o f age will be conducted the f irst and third Wednesdays o f the month at 10:30 a.m. I n addition, there will be an a fternoon thematic monthly Children Storyhour" the f irst Wednesday of the m onth at 3:30 p.m. For additional informat ion, call 699-3705 or visit t he library at 205 W. I nterlake Blvd.Bullard speaks on Urinary Incontinence...Pelvic Prolapse?'SEBRING Dr. G uinevere Bullard, OB/Gyn p hysician with the Women's W ellness Center in Sebring, w ill speak on "What is This .. Could it be Pelvic P rolapse?" at the next Your H ealth Connection lecture at 6 :30 p.m. today at Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter on Sun 'N Lakes B oulevard in Conference R oom 1. If you have urinary incont inence, frequent bladder i nfections or other symptoms a nd are considering treatm ent or just want to know m ore about pelvic prolapse, p lan to attend. Pre-registration is not r equired. For more informat ion about this free lecture c all Florida Hospital H eartland Division's Health E ducation Department at 3 86-6476.LPPD offers CPR, First Aid classesLAKE PLACID The M arch 2011 Reader's Digest, o n the news stand now, has a n article titled "15 B reakthroughs That Can S ave Your Life." The first s ignificant breakthrough d escribed in the article is the easier more effective CPR" f urnished by the American H eart Association's new 2 010 CPR Guidelines. These u p-to-date guidelines are b eing taught at the current L ake Placid Police D epartment CPR classes. The next CPR class is at 5 :30 p.m. today. The next F irst Aid Class is at 5:30 p .m. Wednesday, March 16. R egistration is at the Lake P lacid Police Department. F urther details are online at w ww.Lppd.com.Blood mobile set for Sebring visitThe Florida Blood C enters-Highlands blood m obile will be set up at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter from 1-4:30 p.m. T hursday. All donors will r eceive a T-shirt and a mini p hysical when they donate. If you have not donated b lood in the last 56 days, y ou are encouraged to do so. O ne donation can save the l ives of three people. Call 382-4499 with quest ions. A merican Party look at housingSEBRING Housing will b e the focus of the Thursday n ight meeting of the A merican Party of Florida. A s the issue will be up for a w orkshop before Highlands C ounty Commissioners in t he near future, the group w ill present reports form s everal members who were a t the last housing departm ent meeting. "We asked Mary Foy if s he or a representative w ould address the group but s he declined," said APF H ighlands County Chairman B ill Youngman. However, three of the local APF members have been tracking housing issues and are prepared to give a report on the last meeting as well as housing issues ranging from grant funding to the scope of local government-aided housing. The meeting will be held at the Sebring Beef O'Brady's restaurant at 7 p.m. Asocial hour will be held at 6:30.Heartland Young Professionals meet FridaySEBRING The Heartland Young Professional will meet at noon Friday at Beef O'Brady's in Sebring. This is a great chance to meet some young folks that live and work in this community. This is for any and all young professionals. RSVPby Thursday to justinaeder@highlandsindependentbank.com.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 will host music by Gary Oliver after 6 p.m. today. For more information and menu selection, call 4534553.Elvis Wade to be in concert March 12SEBRING The fourth annual Elvis Wade show will take place Saturday, March 12 at the Sebring Civic Center, 355 W. Center Ave. Time of show: 7-10 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert is set from 7-10 p.m. This show is by advance ticket sales only. Tickets are $12 per person. For tickets, call 382-8296. This is one of the most attended shows of the winter. There will be dancing. Bring your own beverages and snacks; ice and cups will be provided. Some people bring creative hors d'oeuvres and make a real party out of it. Any groups of eight or more will have reserved seating, otherwise first come, first serve.Writers group to meet at new locationSEBRING The Florida Writer's Association group, Sebring Scribbler's and Scribes, will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Sebring Beef O' Brady's, 2940 U.S. 27. Come earlier to eat dinner. Barbara Beswick, the group leader, will present a workshop that will include short readings by interested members. Beswick has been published by Prentice-Hall in nonfiction and is working toward finding a publisher for her first novel. Meetings are geared toward networking and writers helping writers. Membership in FWAis encouraged but not required and the public is invited. For information, contact Beswick at 402-9181.Senator Harry Douglas to visit SebringSEBRING Senator Harry Douglas, who has built his career on uncompromising morality and strong family values, will be visiting Sebring on today through Friday. It is rumored that Senator Douglas will be a candidate for president in the next election and local residents will want to hear what he has to say. He will be appearing at the Tanglewood Clubhouse at 7 p.m. each of the three nights, accompanied by some of his closest associates. The Tanglewood Actors Guild is proud to present the hilarious comedy, "The Sensuous Senator," by Michael Walker, featuring Senator Harry Douglas and Congressmen Jack Maguire and Clyde Salt. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the Tanglewood clubhouse (onehalf mile north of the Sebring Walmart) from 9:3010 a.m. Mondays and 3-4 p.m. Thursdays. Dessert will be provided at intermission each night compliments of Heartland National Bank, Florida Hospital, Heartland Division and Edward Jones/Alan J. Holmes.Traumatic Brain Injury Group meets ThursdaySEBRING "New Beginnings," a support group for people dealing with traumatic brain injury and their family members, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the office of HALLO, 112 Medical Center Ave. The goal of the group is to create a positive, supportive setting and experience in which the traumatic brain injured person can address physiosocial and adjustment issues related to their injury. Patient fellowship, selfimprovement, education and social activities will be stressed. New Beginnings is sponsored by Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization. The group meets every first Thursday of the month through May 2011. Guest speakers and special outings will also be planned. For any other information call HALLO at 3851196, e-mail halloinc@embarqmail.com or write to H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL 33872. Join the group on FaceBook at Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization.Garden Club of Sebring holds card partySEBRING The Garden Club of Sebring is hosting its annual card party at the Sebring Civic Center on Thursday. The party will start at 10 a.m. and finish at 2 p.m. Cost is $8 a ticket. The price includes lunch and a raffle with many prizes. Tickets for the silent auction may be purchased at the door. Interested parties are encouraged to bring the game of their choice and enjoy a day of fun and fellowship. Proceeds will go to the Garden Club of Sebring Scholarship Fund. Call 471-0778 for reservations.Recreation Club plans eventsSEBRING The Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., will host the events this following week: Today 1:15 p.m., shuffleboard league will play; 5:15 p.m., line dancing lessons; and 6:30 p.m., line dancing. Thursday 9:30 a.m., Hosscollar. Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., yard sale; 1:15 pm., shuffleboard tournament. Saturday 8 a.m. to noon, yard sale; 1:15 p.m., armed shuffleboard. Call 385-2966 for information. Continued from page 2A OBITUARIES COMMUNITYBRIEFS Positive Medical Transport turns 5 owner, Deleon said. "The big savings would be in tipping fees and by taking a truck off the road," Deleon said. Republic currently picks up cardboard and paper from the city offices for free, and saves the city about $17,000 per year in tipping fees, Deleon said. "It takes about three weeks to educate the residents. I have noticed that almost everyone gets it by then. Once in a while, we still have to make a few calls," Talbott explained. "I am ready for this, and have been for years," said Councilman Paul Miller. Municipalities and counties must have 40 percent of their refuse recycled by 2012, according to Florida law, and 75 percent recycled by 2020, Talbott told the council. Talbott also stated that h is organization would begin t he roll out of commercial pic kup as soon as the residen ts were on board. The council made no vo te to accept a contract, but d id direct Deleon to begin t he process of putting the pr ogram together and gettin g public feedback for the ne xt council meeting schedul ed March 14. Continued from page 1A Avon Park eyes recycling program NEWS-SUN€ 385-6155

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and Manatee County warrant for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Michael Bernard McCune, 18, of Sebring, was charged with false identification given to law enforcement officer; smuggling contraband, introducing into detention facility; simple assault on officer, firefighter, E.M.T., etc.; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and resisting officer, obstruction without violence. Michael Levon Rowe, 25, of Avon Park, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence; and contempt of court for failure to pay child support. Scotty Eugene Shiver, 39, of Fort Pierce, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense. Randolph Douglas Vanderzee, 45, of Lake Placid, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense. Harry Virgal Yaney, 42, of Lorida, was charged with battery, touch or strike. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Saturday, Feb. 26: Sarah Garland Hall, 26, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of Clonazepam without prescription; contempt of court for failing to pay child support, two counts. Legesha Calandra Hammonds, 30, of Sebring, was charged with issuing or obtaining property with worthless check, two counts. Henry Reeve James, 20, of Lake Wales, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and tampering with, fabricating or destroying physical evidence. Kevin Lee Johnson, 27, of Sebring, was charged with possession of cannabis; possession of drug paraphernalia; using or possessing drug paraphernalia; and knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. Mario Lara-Morales, 21, of Lake Placid, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence; possession of cocaine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver. Leonel Maldonado, 45, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Jorge Nava, 26, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill; battery, second or subsequent offense; domestic violence related, burglary with assault or battery; domestic violence or battery, touch or strike; and domestic violence or battery, committing domestic violence by strangulation. Robert Razon Scott, 25, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense. Ariel Froylan Zuniga-Magos, 21, of Lake Placid, was charged for no valid driver license; and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Friday, Feb. 25: Delemia Sue Adams, 39, of Avon Park, was charged with tampering, fabricating or destroying physical evidence; aggravated battery on officer, firefighter, E.M.T., etc.; possession of drug equipment and/or use; purchasing marijuana, Schedule I; and possession of marijuana, with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver. Timothy Brian Bass, 38, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of crystal methamphetamine without prescription; resisting officer, obstruction without violence; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and violated parole pertaining to driving while license suspended or revoked, resisting officer with violence and fleeing to elude law enforcement officer. Jamie Darlene Bautista, 36, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of mari j uana with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver; tampering with, fabricating or destroying physical evidence; possession of drug equipment and/or use; and purchasing marijuana, Schedule I. Lamar Latreff Brown, 24, of Wauchula, was charged with resisting and obstructing officer without violence. Earnest Cummings, 36, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended, third or subsequent offense. Khalif Rashim Donaldson, 33, of Sebring, was charged with contempt of court for nonsupport. Laura Leigh Elliott, 25, of Sebring, was charged with neglect of child without great harm; purchasing cocaine, Schedule II; possession of drugs with intent to sell, etc., other, Schedule III or IV; possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of cocaine with intent to purchase, Schedule II. Juan Antonio FigueroaLopez, 44, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of cocaine; and purchasing cocaine, Schedule II. Esmeraldo Jacinto Garcia, 50, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and DUI and damaging property, two counts. Jaime Guzman, 33, of Lake Placid, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Joseph Anthony Jackson, 40, of Sebring, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and tampering with, fabricating or destroying physical evidence. Cory Ray Jenkins, 21, of Okeechobee, was charged with attempted burglary of occupied structure or conveyance; grand theft; burglary of unoccupied dwelling, unarmed; damaging property, criminal mischief; burglary of unoccupied structure, unarmed; and larceny or grand theft. April Lee Kogelschatz, 38, of Avon Park, was charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, unarmed; and larceny or grand theft. Joshua Madison Olds, 26, of Sebring, was charged with contempt of court for non-support. Shawn Adam Strawser, 25, of Venus, was charged with sexual battery, victim under 11 years of age, four counts; and lewd and lascivious molestation, four counts. Jeffrey Stephen Winters, 39, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence related, aggravated battery on person 65 years of age or older. Page 8ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com Continued from page 2A POLICEBLOTTER

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HIGGINS and SHARON HIGGINS, a Married Man or Woman, if alive and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against CALVIN C. HIGGINS and SHARON HIGGINS, and all claimants under any of such party; WALTER McCORMACK, a Married Man, if alive, and if not, his unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against WALTER McCORMACK, and all claimants under any of such party; JOHN GODFREY F. GORDON and KARLENE A. GORDON, Husband and Wife, as Joint Tenants, if alive, and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against JOHN GODFRE Y F. GORDON and KARLENE A. GORDON, and all claimants under any of such party; DEVELOPER FINANCE CORPORATION, a Delaware Corporation, its successors and/or assigns; and BRANCH BANKING and TRUST COMPANY, a foreign profit corporation, its successors and/or assigns; Defendant. 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 situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Parcel 3: Lot 04, Block 733, Unit 25R1, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 59, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 22nd day of March, 2011. SIGNED this 15th day of FEBRUARY, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Cler k If you area person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941)534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (94)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800)955-8770. February 23; March 2, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000203 LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. JAMES C. CLERE AND CYNTHIA ANN HENDRIX a/k/a CYNTHIA A. HENDRIX Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling Foreclosure sale dated February 22, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000203 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP Plaintiff and are JAMES C. CLERE AND CYNTHIA ANN HENDRIX a/k/a CYNTHIA A. HENDRIX are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNT Y COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., March 23, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 44, IN BLOCK 114, OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SIXTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 18, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 23rd day of February, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 March 2, 9, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000867 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. PARBATTI BHOLANAUTH, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 14, 2011, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA000867 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for NovaStar Mortgage Funding Trust, Series 2007-2, is the Plaintiff and Parbatti Bholanauth, are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 22nd day of March, 2011, the following described property as set forth ins said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOTS 4 AND 5, IN BLOCK 159, OF SEBRING HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 97, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1523 WOLFE DR., SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 15th day of February, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 09001468GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE BANK OF NEW YORK ON BEHALF OF CIT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-1; Plaintiff, vs. CAROLE BERTRAND, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROLE BERTRAND, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD, ET AL.; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE, AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, IF ANY; SYLVAN SHORES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 14th, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM of the Courthouse, located at 430 S. COMMERCE AVE., SEBRING, FLORIDA33870, at 11:00 AM on March 24, 2011, the following described property: LOT 314, OF SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION D, ACCORDING TO MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, OF PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 1550 Cedar Brook Street, 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: February 15, 2011. In accordance with the Americans withDisailities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Highlands County Court, (863) 402-6591, or the Florida Relay Service number, 1-800-955-8771, for assistance. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL) March 2, 9, 2011 PAULETTE ROSE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS 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; TENANT #1; TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida; I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida described as: LOT 5, A PORTION OF VENUS PLAT NO. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 32, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the NW corner of Said Venus Plat No. 2; thence North 88 degrees 14'56'' East along the North line of said Plat a distance of 1567.09 feet; thence South 04 degrees 04'39'' East a distance of 1162.66 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 89 degrees 16'17'' East A distance of 659.32 feet; thence South 00 degrees 43'43'' West a distance of 654.00 feet; thence North 89 degrees 16'17'' West a distance of 640.33 feet; thence North 04 degrees 04'39'' West a distance of 656.31 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said lands lying and being in Highlands County, Florida and containing 436760 square feet, 10.027 acres More or Less. and commonly known as: 327 County Road 731, Lot 5, Venus, FL 33960, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the basement of the courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on March 22, 2011, at 11:00 A.M. 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. Disability Language: If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in ta program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as 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 or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this February 15, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF ON MARCH 16, 2011, AT 10:00AM. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Juanita Jervier 109 Misty & Tom Barrett 136 Pamela Gutierrez 213 Maude Amy Hall 266 Robert Padgett Jr. 309 Calvin Crowell II 339 Florida DME Solutions, LLC 355 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN, MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN CASH. February 23; March 2, 2011 1050Legals NOTICE OF LOCAL LEGISLATION Notice is hereby given pursuant to Florida Statute Section 11.02 that a proposed bill to amend Chapter 67-2070, Laws of Florida, which chapter created the Sebring Airport Authority, as amended, and subsequently restated and codified in Chapter 2005-300, Laws of Florida, Acts of 2005, shall be introduced into the Legislature at the request of the Sebring Airport Authority. The proposed legislation provides for the Sebring Airport Authority to establish, operate and maintain commercial and industrial facilities located off of the Sebring Airport Authority's real property when done pursuant to contracts with other governmental entities, to operate under Foreign-Trade Zone status under the Alternative Site Framework in: DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Okeechobee Counties and the Cities of Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay. The proposed legislation also provides for the Sebring Airport Authority to purchase commodities or contractual services pursuant to state term contracts and also purchase from the lowest and best bidder under a competitive bidding or negotiation process of another governmental entity, including a county, school board or other municipality. Sebring Airport Authority By: /s/ Mark Andrews as its Chair Robert S. SwaineSwaine & Harris, P.A.425 S. Commerce AvenueSebring, FL 33870Attorney for Sebring Airport Authority IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 10-489GCS THE HOWARD E. HILL FOUNDATION, INC. Plaintiff, vs. A RMANDO PEREZ, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 22nd day of March, 2011, at 11:00 A.M., in the Jury Assembly Room at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: Lot 8, Block 35, of PLACID LAKES SECTION 3, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 63, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. pursuant to the final decree of foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: THE HOWARD E. HILL FOUNDATION, INC., Plaintiff, vs. ARMANDO PEREZ, ET AL.,, and the docket number of which is Number is Case No. 10-489GCS. A NY 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, tot he provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, whose telephone number is (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 15th day of February, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-59 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF LEWIS W. GREENHALGH AKA LEWIS WARREN GREENHALGH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LEWIS W. GREENHALGH AKA LEWIS WARREN GREENHALGH, deceased, whose date of death was December 2, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2011. Personal Representative: Alan C. Greenhalgh 1600 NE Dixie HighwayBldg. 10-208 Jensen Beach, Florida 34957 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Beth Teardo Prinz A ttorney for Alan C. Greenhalgh Florida Bar Number: 0786462 Spraker & Prinz 815 Colorado Avenue Suite 103 Stuart, Florida 34994 Telephone: (772) 220-0212 Fax: (772) 220-0422 E-Mail: sprakerp@bellsouth.net February 23; March 2, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 10000250PCS IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES W. HUFFMAN, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES W. HUFFMAN, JR., deceased, whose date of death was April 30, 2010. File Number 10000250PCS, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. 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 OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claim with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Nicholas G. Schommer NICHOLAS G. SCHOMMER 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Nicholas G. Schommer Nicholas G. Schommer, P.A. 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 (863)385-5139 February 23; March 2, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF AND FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: #11-43-PCS IN RE: THE ESTATE OF CHARLES B. WILLIAMS DOD: 12/26/2010 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CHARLES B. WILLIAMS, deceased, File Number 11-43-PCS, who died, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIMS FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2011. /s/ Rita Williams RITA WILLIAMS Personal Representative /s/ Gregg S. Kamp Gregg S. Kamp, Esquire Gregg S. Kamp, P.A. Florida Bar No. 0045292 6155 South Florida Avenue, Suite 10 Lakeland, Florida 33813 (863)646-3531 Attorney for Personal Representative February 23; March 2, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 10-1379 Division: CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, deceased, Plaintiff(s), -vs.PABLO RODRIGUEZ and ROILAN RODRIGUEZ Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Roilan Rodriguez Last known address: 905 W. Pleasant St. Avon Park, FL 33826 Pablo Rodriguez Last known address: 18560 SE 24th Place Silver Springs, FL 34488 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendant(s) or parties or claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described as Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to foreclose an Agreement for Deed for the following described property, to wit: Lot 9, Block 176, WOODLAWN TERRACE SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 96, 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 the Plaintiff(s) attorney, whose name and address is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before March 25, 2011, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on February 14, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GC 10-1179 Division: CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, deceased, Plaintiff(s), -vs.JOSE L. GONZALES, JR., JENNIFER TABOR, JOSE LUIS GONZALES, SR., WARREN SNYDER and ELIZABETH SAGER, and STATE OF FLORIDA Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Elizabeth Sager Residence and Address unknown Last known address: 1570 W. Poinsettia Rd. Avon Park, FL or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendant(s) or parties or claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described as Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to foreclose an Agreement for Deed for the following described property, to wit: The West 45 feet of Lot 4 and the East 30 feet of Lot 5, MORNING SUN MANOR, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 46, 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 the Plaintiff(s) attorney, whose name and address is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before March 25, 2011, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on February 14, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 2011 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 10-CA-000650 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 385-6155

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Freedom Lawn CareGet the freedom you deserveCarl Horton ~OwnerVet. & Sr. Discount € Lawn Maintenance € Landscaping € Small Tree Work € Clean Ups € Free Estimates863-655-2526 W e d d i n g g C h a p e l o f f L o v e Romantic Weddings Renewal Of Vows Commitment Ceremonies Designs For Your Cherished Moments Will Come To Your Location 4 Ministers on Staff863-385-5673 Advertise Your Business Here!Call 385-6155 Advertise Your Business Here!Call 385-6155 Nest Egg Bookeeping, Inc.Why pay accounting fees for bookkeeping? € Monthly Bill Pay € Bank Reconciliations € Correspondence € Insurance/Medicare AssistanceCall to see how we can help youƒ863-385-0888NESTEGGBOOK@YAHOO.COMSpecializing in individuals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09000433GCS SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, vs MELYNDA E. RIGDON; UNKNONW SPOUSE OF MELYNDA E. RIGDON; EARL T. RIGDON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EARL T. RIGDON; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, A ND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THOUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 11, BLOCK 26, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28 2009 CA 001658 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. A LL UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, LEGATEES, DEVISEES, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JOANNE E. FLAA A/K/A JOANNE FLAA, DECEASED, ET AL, Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated February 14, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28 2009 CA 001658 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff and ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, LEGATEES, DEVISEES, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JOANNE E. FLAA A /K/A JOANNE FLAA, DECEASED; MARY K. FLAA; ___, AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY K. FLAA, IF ANY; MANOR HILL OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; JOANNE E. FLAA A/K/A JOANNE FLAA, DECEASED; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims asheirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in another capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named Defendant(s) are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on the 22nd day of March, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' LEGAL DESCRIPTION EXHIBIT ``A'' The East unit of Lot 13, Block 278, Unit 13 Triplex, being more particularly described as follows: a portion of Lot 13, Block 278, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring Unit 13, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, at Page 71 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, said unit being one unit of a triplex which lies on Lot 13, said unit being further described as follows: Beginning at the northeasterly corner of said Lot 13, said corner being on the Southerly right of way of Granada Blvd.; run thence South 53 degrees 04'13'' East 102.68 feet; run thence South 36 degrees 19'48'' West 14.31 feet to the southeasterly corner of said triplex for Point of Beginning 1; run thence South 36 degrees 19'48'' West 24.71 feet; run thence through the common wall between the east and middle units of said triplex North 53 degrees 40'12'' West 54.00 feet; run thence North 36 degrees 19'48'' East 8.71 feet; run thence North 53 degrees 40'12'' West 14.00 feet; run thence North 36 degrees 19'48'' East 16.00 feet; run thence South 53 degrees 40'12'' East 68.00 feet to the Point of Beginning 1. Together with an exclusive easement for the yard for the East Unit as described in the Lot 13, Block 278 Unit 13 Triplex Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions recorded in Official Records Book 979, Page 946, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Street Address: 5603 GRANADA BOULEVARD, UNIT 13, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33872 A ny 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) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 14th day of FEBRUARY, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: GC 08-982 SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. NORRIS NEWMAN and BARBARA NEWMAN, Husband and Wife, if alive and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against NORRIS NEWMAN and BARBARA NEWMAN, and all claimants under any of such party; NITCHELE FAITEAU, if alive, and if not, his/her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against WALTER NITCHELE FAITEAU, and all claimants under any of such party; PEDRO ORDEHI and ESTHER ORDEHI, Husband and Wife, if alive, and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against PEDRO ORDEHI and ESTHER ORDEHI, and all claimants under any of such party; THE TIRE MAN, INC. d/b/a BIG T-TIREMAN, a Florida corporation, its successors and/or assigns; and BAGWELL LUMBER CO OF AVON PARK, INC., a Florida corporation, its successors and/or assigns; Defendant. 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 situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Parcel 1: Lot 32, Block 053, Unit 05, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 09, Page 51, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 22nd day of March, 2011. SIGNED this 15th day of FEBRUARY, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941)534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (94)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800)955-8770. February 23; March 2, 2011 1050Legals

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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Wednesday, March 2, 2011Page 11 A Highlands County Sheriffs OfficeSusan Benton Sheriff 434 Fernleaf Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870Integrity € Quality Service € ProfessionalismTELECOMMUNIC A TOR Apply at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 402-7218 Drug Free Workplace/E.O.E./A.D.E.A./Veterans Preference BACKGROUND CHECKS WILL BE CONDUCTEDAnnual Salary: $24,544Of fers this exciting car eer if you have what it takes to: JOIN OUR TEAM OF DEDICA TED PROFESSIONALS € Talk on the radio € Work on computers € Multi-task € Make sound decisions € Listen carefully € Handle stress Paid benefits include State of Florida Retirement, health/dental/life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. € 12 hour rotating shifts € High school diploma/G.E.D. required ROYAL CARE OF AVON PARKcurrently has FT and PT positions available for C.N.A. 7-3 and 11-7 shifts. We are looking for C.N.A.s that take pride in their work. 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Never Wet $10,000 Firm. 863-633-8574. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 Recreation NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all 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. CHOCOLATE LAB10 months old MALE, AKC registered, health certificate, all shots. $100 863-382-8237 or 863-214-4451 7520Pets & SuppliesSEBRING: SPRINGFAIR Woodhaven Estates (off Brunns Rd) Sat., March 5th, 8am-12noon. Raffles Rummage Bake Sale Food Crafts Don't Miss This One! CRAFT SALEHighlands County Convention Center @ Fireman's Field, Sat. Mar 5th, 10am-5pm & Sun Mar 5th, 10am-4pm. Handmade creations, Unique items & gifts, Liquor lamps, Eyeball jewelry. visit www.bucklercraftfair.com for coupons / info 386-860-0092 7460Crafts & Bazaars SEBRING RECREATIONCLUB HUGE ANNUAL YARD SALE. 333 Pomegranate Ave., behind Sebring Police station. Fri-Sat, Mar 4-5, Fri 8AM-5PM, Sat 8AM-3PM. Clothing, decor, furniture, hardware, electronics, something for everyone. This is an exceptional sale! SEBRING HILLS111 Swallow Ave, Fri-Sat, Mar 4th & 5th, 8am-2:30pm. Furniture, Jewelry, Clothing, & LOTS OF MISC ITEMS! SEBRING FALLSPARK1541 Caribbean Rd. off US 27 S. to Ryant Rd. Sat. Mar 5, 8am 4pm. Home decor, paint supplies, fish finder, trolling motor, household, brand clothes, Christmas decor, plates. Much More! SEBRING ANNUALGarage / Bake Sale "SEBRING Falls" MHP Sat. Mar. 5th, 8AM 12PM. Silent Auction everyone welcome! Donuts, coffee, hot dogs & cokes. Lots Of Goodies! SEBRING 4319Sebring Ave, Sat, 3/5, 8am-2pm. Baby items, lg men's clothes, china cabinet, refrigerator, new mini fridge, full size bed, desks, computers, keyboards, monitors, books.....LOTS of things for everyone! SEBRING -2 Family Sale 2333 Avalon Rd. ( off the Parkway) Fri & Sat Mar. 4 & 5 8AM 3PM. Clothing, household items, toys, children's clothes. Too Much To List! SEBRING -HUGE SALE! 18 Years o f Worth of Items! 1108 Josephine Ct, Fri-Sat-Sun, Mar 4-5-6, 9am-5pm. Everything from tools, band saw, joiner/planer, rough cut lumber, toys, collectibles, home decor, clothing, Tiki Bar, kitchen items, organ, misc. Some building materials & furniture. Too much to list! A lot of good treasures. SEBRING -ESTATE SALE 4523 Desoto Rd, Fri-Sat, Mar. 4th & 5th, 8:00 am 6:00 pm. SEBRING ESTATE SALE 121 Corvette Ave (just off Thunderbird Rd.) Fri & Sat Mar. 4 & 5, 8AM 4PM & Sun Mar 6, 8AM 2PM. Nice Clean Sale! Collection of birds & birdhouses, garden & yard art. rabbits, apples, wrought iron pcs, Snapper mower, 1980's Sigma acoustic guitar, fishing tackle, bird bathes, trellises, golf clubs, tools, lg. stain glass windows, sofa bed, Rattan table, love seat, kitchen stuff, bookcase, linens, Corelle dishes, flatware, 5 recliners, formal dining room table w/ 6 chairs, rockers, washer & dryer, old quilts, microwaves, country benches, 14cu ft. Frigidaire freezer, Browning Nomad Stalker Bow, & Many More, Rain or Shine. No Early Bird Sales! SEBRING CHURCH YARD SALE! 1623 Carrington Ave (Golfview to Higson to Carrington), Thurs-Fri-Sat, Mar 3-4-5, 8am-3pm. Antique Clocks, Cameras, Table Saw, Lots of Books, Original Photos, Tools, & MORE! SEBRING -528 Von Maxcy Rd. (Francis I MHP) Thur FriSat Mar 4-5-6, 8AM 4PM. Fabric, household items, furniture. Something For Everyone Too Much To List! SEBRING -5 Family Sale! Harder Hall Area. 4111 Page Ave. Sat Mar. 5th, 8AM ? Lots of everything CHEAP. hsld. items, tools, fishing, furn., glass, children items, clothes.Much More! SEBRING -228 Whatley Blvd. Thur Fri Sat, Mar 3-4-5, 8Am 4PM. Antique books, tools, clothing, sm. appliances, household items. Too Much To List! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SEBRING -1535 Benz Terrace (several blocks behind Walmart) Tues, Mar 1st, Wed, Mar 2nd, & Sat, Mar 5th, 8am-1pm. Lots of Items..... Something for everyone. SEB.YARDSALE, Rainbow Apostolic Church, 2203 Rainbow Ave., Sat. March 5, 7am-12pm. Clothes, shoes, dishes, misc. Variety of items. Proceeds to benefit church. LAKE PLACIDYard Sale / Bar B Que / Popcorn. 109 W. Interlake Blvd. Sat. Mar. 5th 8AM 1PM. at Toby's Clown Foundation. Something For Everyone! LAKE PLACIDMulti Famiy Sale 1057 Lake June Rd. at entrane of Leisure Lakes, Fri & Sat, Mar 4 & 5, 8am-? Something For Everyone. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACID-MULTI-FAMILY SALE! 26 Dog House Dr, off Henscratch Rd., Sat & Sun, Mar 5th & 6th, 8am-3pm. Toys, Tools, Clothes, Horse Tack, Automotive, Household Items, Tractor, & LOTS MORE! LAKE PLACIDMOVING SALE! Placid Lakes, 257 Shepherd Rd, NW, Thrus-Fri-Sat, Mar 3-4-5, 9am-4pm. Some Furniture, Household Goods, Pressure Washer, Wm's Office Work Clothes (size 12), Reasonably Priced. LAKE PLACIDLakeside Village South Clubhouse, Holmes Ave, Sat, Mar 5th, 7:30am-1pm. Books, Baked Goods, Antiques, Household Items, Clothing, & LOTS OF MISC. LAKE PLACIDAt Stuart Park on Interlake Blvd (across street from Wauchula State Bank), Sat, Mar. 5th, 8am-1pm. This sale is a fund raiser to help individuals with disabilities attend Summer Camp. HUGE FLEAMARKET Woman's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Dr, Fri-Sat, March 4th & 5th, 8am-2pm. Baker's Rack, Chain Saw, Household, Sm Appliances, Clothing, Jewelry, Bake Sale Items, Etc. Reasonable Prices! AVON PARKMulti Family Sale 12 W. Raymond St. ( off N. Lake Ave.) Fri & Sat Mar 4 & 5, 8AM-? Something For Everyone Too Much To List! AVON PARKClean Out Workshop! 5 E. Charles St. Fri & Sat Mar. 4 & 5, 8 AM ? Power & hand tools, some house goods, men's clothes and Bassett desk. Much More! SEBRING, FLESTATE SALE ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD! 4109 Loquat Rd, (FOLLOW SIGNS FROM YMCA) Sat., Mar 5th, 8am & Sun, Mar 6th, Noon-4pm. Maple, Cream & Blonde Mahogany BedRm Sets, Dishes, Chairs, Tables, Books, Clothing, COINS, & Much More! By The Furniture Doctors, 863-414-7388 7320Garage &Yard Sales WEED EATERECHO 48" curved shaft starts & runs great! $100 obo 863-414-5038 VACUUM -Upright Panasonic, very good condition. $25. 717-389-6232 TIRES 4205X50 ZR16 $30 863-382-6741 TIRES 2P235X65RX16 $25 863-382-6741 REFRIGERATOR, PORTABLE,Magic Chef Black, 33''H x 21''W x 19''D. Used very little. $50. 561-502-7278 JENNY LINDCRIB (mattress & linens included). Like New! $70. 863-382-6360 CRAFTSMAN FLOORJACK, 3 ton. Like New, have original box. $55. 561-502-7975 2 YOUNGCOCKATIEL Birds, Beautiful, with cage. $75. 863-385-2503 7310Bargain Buys SHOPSMITH MARK5, with woodworking tools $500 Cash! 8636550342 HURRICANE SHUTTERSAluminum 15" wide. Total of 65 in varying lengths from 33" to 87", $10 each or take all for $350. 863-385-0759. FILING CABINETS:2-Drawer, $10; 3-Drawer, $15; LAMP: Stained Glass, Very Pretty!, $50; CURIO CABINETS: $100 for 1, $75 for the other; CUCKOO CLOCK: $100. 863-471-3504. DRILL PRESS34" bench radial Craftsman incl. HD bench on wheels $150 obo / LAWN MOWER Craftsman 195cc 22" self propelled mulcher 6.75hp excl. $200 obo 863-414-5038 7300MiscellaneousSHOES FORSALE! All are almost brand new! Approximately 20 pair incl riding boots, dress shoes, athletic shoes, etc. Sizes 6 1/2 7. Will sell 1 pair or all. Make offer! 863-385-4610 7200Apparel &Household GoodsDAYBED TWINSize, White and Gold frame. $200 / KITCHEN SET table w/ 4 chairs, 2 leaves, white wash finish. $150. Both in excellent cond. 863-471-2863 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING (2)Available 3926 Kenilworth Blvd, 1500 sq ft, $550/mo : A/C, office, BA, lg overhead door, near Sebring High School. 640 Park St, 6400 sq ft, $2500/mo : A/C, office, BA, 8 overhead doors, 3 phase electric, fenced yard, near Sebring Parkway. 941-416-2813 6750Commercial RentalSEBRING 20'X40'Warehouse, 12' overhead door, on busy Highway 27 across from Lakeshore Mall. 863-385-3474 6550Warehousesfor Rent SEBRING -2BR, 2BA, New kitchen & bath. 1026 Lake Sebring Dr.. Large yard, boat docking. Furniture available. $675 / $725. 863-386-9100 or 954-295-7194 SEBRING -Harder Hall area, 2BR, 2BA, 1CG, screened porch. $750/mo. plus & security deposit. View by appointment. Call 863-381-6747, leave message. SEBRING -2BR with fenced yard & concrete shed/laundry. Will consider pets. $550/lmo + $400 security deposit. Extra pet deposit. 863-243-4580 LAKE PLACID125 Pine Tree Dr, 3BR, 2BA on 2 acres. $850/mo. + $1150 security deposit. Pets OK. 423-802-6036. LAKE PLACIDSun 'n Lake, 2BR, 1BA, 1CG, large scrn'd porch on back. New paint & carpet. $575/mo, + 1st/last/sec. Or For Sale By Owner, Owner Financing. 863-464-8555 or 863-465-6091 HOUSES /MOBILE HOMES Call for Availability NO Security NO Last NO Dogs 863-381-4410 or 863-381-5174 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNewer 3BR, 2BA, seasonal or monthly. Excellent furniture & appliances, near lake & boat ramp, No smoking or dogs. $1450/mo. After season, rent reduced. 863-699-1119 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING FREE 1/2 mo rent, free cable, lg clean 1/1 tile floors. quiet / safe. No dogs 863-385-1999 LAKE PLACIDNewly remodled! 2/BR, 2/BA, screened patio, Washer / Dryer, Excellent Conditio n. Includes water. $500 monthly plus 1 mo. security. 954-695-8348 KEY LAKEVILLASLAKEFRONT LIVING IN SEBRING 2 Bedroom townhouse unit. Clean & quiet, Screen porch, Outside patio, Central air, Washer/Dryer hookup, $585/mo., first & security. No Pets. 863-465-2740 AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS: 1BR, 1BA $495/mo +$200 security; Washer/Dryer, Microwave, WSG included. Pets Wlcome. Call Alan, 386-503-8953 AVON PARKClean, Quiet; Studios / 1BR. 1BA / 2BR, 2BA Apts., from $375/mo. New tile & appliances, screened patios & W/D hook ups. Students/Seniors Discount Call 863-452-0469. 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 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 RELAX ATLake Isis VillasLuxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. Call 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING -Downtown on the Circle. Weekly. or Monthy, starting at $150 wkly. Includes elec. & water. No Pets. 306 circle. 863-386-9100 or 954-295-7194. Or go to Bldg. and ask for John. 863-414-7535 LAKE PLACIDFully Furnished, Remodeled Studio Apt. Utilities paid except cable & telephone. Starting at $425-$475. No Pets/No Smoke. $400 security deposit. 863-243-4580 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING -Newer Community gated (not 55+), 2BA, 2BA, screened porch, tiled floors throughout, convenient location to US 27 & Hospital. Clubhouse & pool, lawn maintenance included. $750 Monthlly 863-840-1080 SEBRING -2BR, 2BA, tile floors throughout, screened porch, convenient location to US 27 and Hospital, (Not 55+) gated Community, Clubhouse & pool, vaulted ceilings. Lawn Maint. included. $800 monthly. 863-840-1083 6100Villas & CondosFor Rent 6000 Rentals SINGLE WIDEfully furnished, 2/BR, 1/BA, carport, closed patio, ceramic tile kitchen bath patio Fla. room. Very clean! Washer / dryer, lawn irrigation. Owned land. $31,000. For info call 765-516-0204 or 765-482-3710 SEBRING -Mobile Home in Family Park. Needs TLC, but OK for occupancy. Great Starter Home! PRICED TO SELL! $1,800. 863-253-1014 SEBRING -MH in 55+ community. Comletely furn 1BR, Large BA, kitchen & D.R, L.R. & Dressing Rm. Lakefront, Boat Ramp w/gazebo. Pets Welcome. 2900 St Rd 17, N., Lot 20. 863-402-0037, no calls before 1 pm. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, Duplex, Apartment, Commercial Property. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320Real Estate WantedNC MOUNTAINSASHVILLE AREA Spotless, Fully Furnished, 3BR, 2BA Doublewide MH on beautiful tree lined 1/2 acre. Cable, FP, W/D, Dishes, Linens, Gas Grill.....just bring your toothbrush! Cool nights, 2300' elevation. $950/mo. 863-381-0611 4300Out-of-TownPropertyLAKE PLACIDFlorida Vacant Residential Land, 603 Archie Summers Rd, MUST SELL! Lot is .26 acre (11,454 sq ft) with 83' Frontage & 138' Depth. Paved road access, with access to electricity at property line. Well water & septic tank are used in the neighborhood. It has sandy ground and a few trees. Perfect location for a home near Lake June-in-Winter Florida State Park where there is access to sailing, hiking, fishing & bird watching. If interested contact Margaret Hughes @ 888-878-8918, leave message. 4220Lots for SaleWOW !LAKE PLACID Lake Front Condo fully furnished, 2BR, 1BA, covered parking. Bring your toothbrush. Only $54,500 Deb Worley Realtor. 863-465-0123 4170Lakefront Prop.For SaleMUST SELL!!!!!4 Acres Cleared Commercial US 27 Near Hwy 98 700 Ft. Frontage w/Turn Out 595K OBO ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! Call John, 561-385-4099 4160Commercial Prop.For Sale SEBRING 3BR,2BA 1CG, CBS Home 303 Virginia Pl. $119,00 or 2BR, 2BA, MH 5151 Barnum St. $42,500 10% Down Owner Financing Call 863-835-1445 SEBRING -BY OWNER, Pristine 2BR, 2BA, 1CG. Clean, safe, quite, well maint. area. Many retirees. Perfect cond. w/almost new roof & plush lawn. Interior in exc. cond. Golf course across street. For appt. 937-367-5518. 4080Homes for SaleSebringSPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, bonus room, new roof, ceramic tile floors, screened porch, double car garage, 1/4 acre lot landscaped for nature w/ drought tolerant plants & man-made goldfish pond, 5' chain link fence around back yard. 863-446-6924 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WAITRESSES -EXPERIENCED needed for high volume restaurant at 950 Sebring Square. Only experienced individuals need to apply! 863-382-2333 TRUCK DRIVEROver-the-Road. Must be able to stay out 3+ weeks at a time. Verifiable experience necessary. Clean driving record a must! Mechanical knowledge a plus. For information contact Linda @ 863-452-5959. SUNRISE COMMUNITYINC is currently accepting applications for the position of: Direct Support Staff. Qualified applicants must meet the following: 18 yrs. old, High school diploma or equivalent, 1 yr. experience medical, or childcare setting, must be able to pass law enforcement background screening and drug test. All interested can call for appt. and application informaton: Sunrise Community Inc. 1014 6th Ave. S., Wauchula, Fl. 33873. 863-773-0434 ext. 305 EOE / DFWP MEDICAL OFFICEseeks experienced Insurance Biller PT/FT. Fax resume to 863-465-6385 HIGHLY MOTIVATED Individual needed for full-time General Office/Bookkeeper/Receptionist position with busy law practice. Needs to be able to work independently, and be extremely organized with attention to details. Excellent computer and communication skills are required. Send Resume to: Reply Box #2198 News Sun, 2227 US 27, S. Sebring, FL 33870 FURNITURE SALES Position Available. Must be self motivated & enjoy being around people. 5 days per week; hourly + commission. Must apply in person, Badcock & More, 607 US 27, N., Avon Park, FL 33825. FIRST PRESBYTERIANCHURCH (FPC) of Lake Placid, Florida has two part-time staff position openings --Director of High School Youth Ministry --Director of Middle School Youth Ministry. FPC is a Bible teaching, Christ-centered, growing congregation. Interested applicants should call 863-465-2742 www.fpclp.com 2100Help WantedCOMCAST OUTSIDESALES Contractor for COMCAST needs OUTSIDE SALES REPS to sell cable to homeowners. Earn $600+ weekly, will train. Must pass background check. Call Chris @ 863-381-6007 .CAREGIVERSNOW HIRINGFor caring, compassionate caregivers. You must be 21 yrs old with a HS Diploma/GED, pass a criminal & driving record check. Call HR between 9am and 4 pm M-F. 863-385-8558 or visit: ck381.ersp.biz/employment ARE YOURA HIGHLANDS COUNTY PREMIEREHAIRSTYLIST, LOOKING FOR AS SECURE PROFESSIONAL WORK PLACE? CALL DIANE 863-532-9440 REGISTERED NURSE part time (20 hrs. per week). Dependable transportation is required. Home Health experience preferred in order to train and monitor, Personal Care Workers doing in-home services. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary. A non-clinical position. Apply in person at NU-HOPE ELDER CARE SERVICES, 6414 US HWY 27 South, Sebring. EOE DFWP 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentFOUND: CAT,off Hwy 17, Avon Park. Black/White, short hair, approximately 1 yr old, declawed. Call 863-453-6469. 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcementsat public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on March 22, 2011. DATED THIS 15th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 15th day of February, 2011. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 1050LegalsSubscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155HOME CARERN, OT,PT, CNA/HHA needed for local visits in Highlands. Good Salary/Per Diem Rates Excellent Benefits Immediate Need !!! Call (863) 401-3550 or Fax Resume to (863)401-8199 CASTLE HILL Apartments of Avon ParkAccepting Applications for 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. Available to individuals 62 years or older, handicap/disabled, regardless of age. For rental information & applications please call: 863-452-6565 TDD: 711 THIS INSTITUTION IS AN Equal Opportunity Provider and EmployerLos Apt. de Castle Hill de Avon ParkEstan aceptando aplicaciones para Apts. de 1 y 2 recamaras. Disponible a personas de 62 ancs o mas, incapacidad fisica/mental, no importa la edad. Para mas informacion favor de llamar 863-452-6565. TDD: 711 Esta Institucion Es De Igualdad De Oportunidad Al Proveedor, Y Empleador

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Page 12ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com Leadership. Making a difference today and tomorrow.Vote! March 8th for Andrew J. Fells!As a fifth-generation Sebring native my ties to this city run deep. We need someone who will provide dependable service to the taxpayers of Sebring, and the future generations of our home. Sebring needs a fresh outlook in government, and I will provide that opportunity for our community. Your tax dollars will be spent wisely and efficiently. I will work hard to minimize wasteful spending; ensuring that every department is operating at a sustainable level and within budget. I will protect the property rights of our residents. Any over-reach of government restricting the use of your property will be fought vigorously. The City of Sebring will become more accessible to its residents. I plan on offering residents numerous methods of connecting with me regarding city business, outside of the formal setting of City Hall. I am dedicated to the prosperous future of Sebring and its citizens. Together we can make a difference for today and tomorrow. Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Andrew J. Fells, Candidate for Sebring City Council 130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, Florida863-385-3497Mon. Fri. 9am 4pm Closed Wednesdays TODAYIntervals of clouds and sunshine78 / 54Winds: ENE at 10-20 mphBreezy and pleasant with some sun78 / 55Winds: E at 10-20 mphTHURSDAYPartly sunny80 / 54Winds: E at 10-20 mphFRIDAYPartly sunny79 / 56Winds: E at 10-20 mphSATURDAYMostly cloudy, a t-storm possible81 / 60Winds: E at 8-16 mphSUNDAY City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Thu.Fri.Today Thu. Fri. Washington Washington 56/30 56/30 New York NewYork 52/22 52/22 Miami Miami 78/66 78/66 Atlanta Atlanta 66/40 66/40 Detroit Detroit 32/12 32/12 Houston Houston 76/48 76/48 Chicago Chicago 32/20 32/20 Minneapolis Minneapolis 14/8 14/8 Kansas City KansasCity 42/32 42/32 El Paso ElPaso 78/48 78/48 Denver Denver 62/35 62/35 Billings Billings 38/28 38/28 Los Angeles LosAngeles 68/50 68/50 San Francisco SanFrancisco 60/49 60/49 Seattle Seattle 49/35 49/35 Washington 56/30 New York 52/22 Miami 78/66 Atlanta 66/40 Detroit 32/12 Houston 76/48 Chicago 32/20 Minneapolis 14/8 Kansas City 42/32 El Paso 78/48 Denver 62/35 Billings 38/28 Los Angeles 68/50 San Francisco 60/49 Seattle 49/35 A weak cool front pushing through the Northeast will trigger a few snow showers across interior sections today, while the entire region will experience a chilly breeze. High pressure will promote dry, sunny weather across much of the East, Plains and Southwest, with only a few showers expected across far South Florida. Warm temperatures will stretch across much of the South, while the northern Plains remains locked in an Arctic chill. Rain and mountain snow will persist across the Northwest. U.S. Cities National Forecast for March 2Shown are noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Thu.Fri.Today Thu. Fri. World Cities National SummaryCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Thu. Fri.Today Thu. Fri. Weather (W):ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow ” urries, snsnow, iice. Albuquerque 66/38/pc 67/37/s 62/32/s Atlanta 66/40/s 65/48/s 64/49/c Baltimore 59/27/s 40/24/s 48/36/pc Birmingham 68/45/pc 71/52/s 68/53/c Boston 46/14/pc 22/13/s 32/30/s Charlotte 65/37/s 57/40/pc 56/43/c Cheyenne 54/32/pc 56/27/pc 43/22/sn Chicago 32/20/pc 38/33/c 44/31/r Cleveland 34/14/pc 35/32/pc 46/37/r Columbus 40/21/pc 46/37/pc 53/44/r Dallas 72/48/pc 75/52/s 72/55/c Denver 62/35/s 60/27/s 49/24/sn Detroit 32/12/pc 32/27/pc 43/31/i Harrisburg 50/21/pc 35/26/s 45/34/pc Honolulu 81/71/pc 82/74/sh 79/74/sh Houston 76/48/s 73/57/pc 74/60/pc Indianapolis 44/24/pc 52/42/pc 56/45/r Jackson, MS 70/47/pc 72/52/pc 70/56/c Kansas City 42/32/pc 57/39/pc 55/34/r Lexington 56/30/s 59/44/pc 61/49/c Little Rock 65/41/pc 69/49/s 68/55/sh Los Angeles 68/50/c 64/52/c 67/50/s Louisville 56/33/pc 61/49/pc 63/51/c Memphis 64/45/pc 69/54/s 67/55/c Milwaukee 28/17/pc 34/27/c 39/27/c Minneapolis 14/8/pc 29/20/sn 34/19/pc Nashville 64/39/s 70/50/pc 68/50/c New Orleans 71/54/s 71/59/pc 73/62/pc New York City 52/22/pc 32/25/s 42/38/s Norfolk 58/35/s 41/32/s 53/44/pc Oklahoma City 66/41/pc 67/46/s 65/44/r Philadelphia 57/26/s 34/26/s 43/38/s Phoenix 75/53/pc 77/53/s 76/53/s Pittsburgh 43/17/pc 40/28/pc 49/37/r Portland, ME 38/5/sn 22/-1/s 29/25/pc Portland, OR 50/37/r 50/36/r 51/39/r Raleigh 66/34/s 55/35/s 57/42/c Rochester 28/11/sn 25/20/pc 37/33/sn St. Louis 50/34/pc 59/48/pc 62/49/sh San Francisco 60/49/r 58/45/sh 59/47/pc Seattle 49/35/r 46/34/r 50/39/r Wash., DC 56/30/s 41/30/s 53/40/pc Cape Coral 81/54/pc 81/55/pc 82/55/pc Clearwater 78/59/pc 77/59/pc 79/61/pc Coral Springs 78/65/pc 75/65/pc 76/64/pc Daytona Beach 71/55/pc 75/57/pc 75/58/pc Ft. Laud. Bch 79/66/pc 77/67/pc 77/68/pc Fort Myers 82/55/pc 81/58/pc 81/57/pc Gainesville 73/48/pc 75/50/pc 76/49/pc Hollywood 78/62/pc 77/62/pc 78/63/pc Homestead AFB 76/63/pc 76/63/pc 76/65/pc Jacksonville 69/46/pc 72/50/pc 74/50/pc Key West 78/67/pc 76/66/pc 77/68/pc Miami 78/66/pc 77/65/pc 78/66/pc Okeechobee 74/58/pc 74/59/pc 76/60/pc Orlando 77/54/pc 78/56/pc 77/55/pc Pembroke Pines 78/62/pc 77/62/pc 78/63/pc St. Augustine 68/54/pc 70/56/pc 73/56/pc St. Petersburg 78/58/pc 76/59/pc 79/60/pc Sarasota 78/56/pc 78/55/pc 78/56/pc Tallahassee 72/46/s 72/48/s 76/47/pc Tampa 77/56/pc 75/58/pc 78/59/pc W. Palm Bch 76/64/pc 75/65/pc 77/64/pc Winter Haven 76/56/pc 76/56/pc 78/56/pc Acapulco 91/70/s 90/70/s 88/72/s Athens 54/50/r 54/45/r 50/44/c Beirut 67/59/s 72/62/s 71/58/s Berlin 41/29/s 45/32/s 48/36/s Bermuda 67/62/sh 64/56/s 61/59/sh Calgary 9/3/sn 14/-3/pc 9/-1/sn Dublin 48/36/pc 50/37/pc 50/36/pc Edmonton -4/-8/sn 0/-6/pc 7/-8/pc Freeport 75/56/pc 71/59/pc 66/61/pc Geneva 47/32/s 46/35/s 50/36/s Havana 81/64/sh 78/62/r 82/64/pc Hong Kong 72/61/s 74/61/pc 73/64/pc Jerusalem 61/48/s 66/48/s 64/45/s Johannesburg 78/56/pc 84/57/pc 82/56/c Kiev 35/19/s 32/21/pc 34/22/pc London 46/36/pc 48/36/pc 50/37/pc Montreal 28/-3/sn 15/5/s 31/30/sn Moscow 25/10/pc 28/19/c 35/26/sn Nice 48/42/pc 56/43/r 60/48/sh Ottawa 24/-9/sf 18/6/s 31/28/sn Quebec 26/-8/sn 16/1/s 25/17/sn Rio de Janeiro 81/72/sh 79/70/sh 80/70/sh Seoul 38/17/s 41/20/s 46/24/s Singapore 90/77/t 86/77/t 86/77/t Sydney 77/62/sh 87/63/pc 82/62/sh Toronto 28/6/c 24/21/pc 42/26/i Vancouver 52/37/r 45/39/r 47/37/r Vienna 38/34/s 43/36/pc 51/41/s Warsaw 36/23/s 39/28/s 38/28/s Winnipeg 6/-4/s 19/5/sn 16/-6/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High .............................................. 7:06 a.m. Low ............................................. 12:32 a.m. High .............................................. 7:19 p.m. Low ............................................. 12:56 p.m. Intervals of clouds and sunshine today. Partly cloudy tonight. Breezy and pleasant tomorrow with periods of clouds and sunshine. Friday and Saturday: partly sunny. Sunday: mainly cloudy with a thunderstorm possible. Record high temperatures were set across the East on March 2, 1991. Pittsburgh and Erie, Pa., rose to 74 and 70 degrees, respectively. Clouds and sun today. Winds east-northeast 10-20 mph. Expect 4-8 hours of sunshine with average relative humidity 55% and good drying conditions. Partly cloudy tonight. € Even addresses may water on Thursday and Sunday. € Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday. € All watering should take place before 10 a.m. and after 4 p.m. NewFirstFullLast Mar 4Mar 12Mar 19Mar 26 Today Thursday Sunrise 6:49 a.m. 6:48 a.m. Sunset 6:28 p.m. 6:28 p.m. Moonrise 5:18 a.m. 5:51 a.m. Moonset 4:49 p.m. 5:41 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2011Jacksonville 69/46 Gainesville 73/48 Ocala 75/48 Daytona Beach 71/55 Orlando 77/54 Winter Haven 76/56 Tampa 77/56 Clearwater 78/59 St. Petersburg 78/58 Sarasota 78/56 Fort Myers 82/55 Naples 80/56 Okeechobee 74/58 West Palm Beach 76/64 Fort Lauderdale 79/66 Miami 78/66 Tallahassee 72/46 Apalachicola 68/51 Pensacola 70/51 Key West Avon Park 77/54 Sebring 78/54 Lorida 75/57 Lake Placid 80/52 Venus 80/52 Brighton 77/56 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High ............................................ 12:01 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:08 a.m. High .............................................. 1:50 p.m. Low ............................................... 6:41 p.m. UV Index TodayThe higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme 10 a.m.Noon2 p.m.4 p.m. 5 7 5 1 Weather History Farm Report Sun and Moon Florida Cities Water Restrictions Regional SummaryShown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows.Five-Day forecast for Highlands County 78/67 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 12.16 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Friday ............................................ 84 Low Friday ............................................. 51 High Saturday ........................................ 83 Low Saturday ......................................... 47 High Sunday .......................................... 85 Low Sunday ........................................... 53 High Monday ......................................... 88 Low Monday .......................................... 52Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 41% Expected air temperature ....................... 75 Makes it feel like .................................... 75BarometerSaturday .............................................30.15 Sunday ................................................30.10 Monday ...............................................30.04PrecipitationSaturday .............................................0.00Ž Sunday ................................................0.00Ž Monday ...............................................0.00Ž Month to date ..................................... 0.00Ž Year to date ......................................... 2.87Ž

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Special to the News-SunLAKELAND It was a great weekend in February for Kegel Junior Academy Youth at the annual Orange Belt Association Youth Leagues Tournament at AMF Lanes in Lakeland. Of 88 firstand secondplace awards given, Kegel Youth earned 30. Standing out in the pack were Adrianna Stacy who placed first in singles, doubles and all events, in addition to second in the team event, while her winning doubles partner, Mason Davis also placed second in the team scratch event. Josh Lyons paired with Wesley Davis for second in the doubles and also seconded in singles, team and all events. All four made up the second-place scratch team. Not to be outdone, Thorston Pryzchocki took first in singles and all events, and seconded in doubles with partner Mason Belcher. Also at the lead were Trenton Knapp, David Lynch and Austin Story in first place in their singles categories, with Chad and Brock Barnicle, and Victor and Dominic Costanzo placing second in their team scratch category. Dylan Frazier seconded in all events and also in doubles with Cole Rankin, while Katryanna Barina, Noa Stoll and Anthony Anderson placed second in their singles events. Coaches present were Joe and Mary Stacy, and Cindy and Russell Darling. With good reason, are a ll very pleased with Team Kegel's accomplishments. "Several of these winner s are first-year bowlers", sai d Coach Joe. "We are proud o f all our kids and are reall y looking forward to th e upcoming Pepsi and Stat e tournaments." SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, March 2, 2011NASCAR This WeekPage 4 B Courtesy photo T he runners at Saturday's Panther 5K, numbering more than 200 at the start, get underway at the SFCC Campus. News-Sun photo by AMANDAKENNEDY David Samperi leaps at the fence to make this catch Saturday in the first game of SFCCs doubleheader sweep of the University of Tampa B team. The Panthers edged the College of Central Florida Monday night to move their winning streak to eight straight games. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Amanda Grimaldo tears into this pitch Monday night to bring home a run in the third inning of Sebring's 4-3 win over visiting Hardee. Courtesy pho to From left, Adrianna Stacy, Coach Joe Stacy and Josh Lyons at the Kegel Training Center after a follow-up tournament at the Kegel Training Center near Lake Wales. Kegel Youth place big at City Tourney Special to the News-SunAVON PARK More than 200 people, from toddlers in strollers to men and women in their 70s and even one canine came to exercise, socialize and raise money for Panther athletics at the second annual Panther 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Feb. 26. The race began at 8 a.m. at the South Florida Community College Highlands Campus. The first leg of the race route began at the SFCC University Center and navigated past the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts, the northern perimeter of the campus, the Health and Science Education Cent er and the Public Servi ce Academy, ending at Memorial Drive. The returning route too k runners along College Dri ve to the starting point. Jason Bass became t he first runner to cross the fini sh line by completing the cour se in 18 minutes, 27 seconds. Mary Rose Heston was t he first woman to finish the ra ce with a time of 23:33. The male and female ma ster's winners were Chu ck Best, 20:27, and Ro sa Gonzalez, 26:18. The male and female gran d master's winners were Ji m Bass, Heston win Panther 5K Run/Walk See PANTHER, p a g e 5B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Having w on seven games in a row, t he SFCC Panthers would s eem to have momentum f lowing their way. Getting the opening run of M onday's match-up with C entral Florida would then h ave seemed a foreshadowi ng of another notch in the w in column. And though things would g et quite dicey by the end, a t eam on a roll somehow s eems to get the positive b ounces and that was the case a s South Florida held on for the 12-11 win. Adam Quiles got the start for the Panthers and worked seamlessly through the first two innings. His offense, meanwhile, s cratched for a first-inning r un to get the 1-0 edge. The Patriots, however, s oon charged back, plating f our in the third, but SFCC a nswered back with four in t he bottom of the frame on a C ody Higgins RBI, a twoR BI single from Karson K ravec and a run-scoring t riple from shortstop Kyle N ewton, for a 5-4 lead. Ascoreless fourth kept t hings as they were, but when a double-play could not quite b e completed in the fifth, the t ying run came home for Central Florida. Kyle Jackson then got the lead back with a two-run hit to score Kravec and Newton for a 7-5 edge. Quiles worked through the sixth and got two outs in the seventh before his pitch count caught up with him and Kevin Welborn came on to get the final out of the frame with South Florida still holding the two-run lead. Three runs in the bottom of the seventh made it a 10-5 margin and would seem to have all but sealed the deal. But the bullpen made it a bit too adventurous as three pitchers worked through a four-run eighth before Colby Fairfax induced a pop-fly for the third out with runners on the corners. The Panthers got two of those runs back for what turned out to be much-needed insurance as the Patriots got to Fairfax for two before he was able to get the last out for the harrowing win. "We had a five-run lead with six outs to go," head Panthers edge Central for eighth straight SFCC12CCF11 We need to do a better job at controlling momentum.'RICKHITT SFCC head coach See SFCC, page 5B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING "What is it they say, an ugly win is better than a pretty loss," Sebring head softball coach Joe Sinness said after his Lady Blue Streaks had just held on for a 4-3 win over visiting Hardee Monday night. And while ugly might have been a tad too strong of a description, it was in the ballpark, as this certainly wasn't an artistic masterpiece. Starting pitcher Kat Ostrander struggled with her control early on, running deep into counts, but managed to work through the first three innings with just one Lady Wildcat reaching base. She was helped in the third on a running, over-the-shoulder catch of a pop toward short center by second basegirl Dino Lower. Then offense then got o n the board with Tayla DaSil va reaching on a one-out bu nt single and Carly Hoffn er coming through an out lat er with a run-scoring triple to right. Amanda Grimaldo th en followed with a rocket ed line-drive that deflec ted off the pitche rs glove and got past t he shortstop to allow h er to reach and Hoffn er to score for a 2-0 lea d. The defense, how ever, allowed a run in the fourth to halve t he lead. After Elvira Servin blast ed a double to the left-fie ld fence, Brooke Tyson singl ed her to third. But a precautionary thro w home was errant and Serv in came in. Further damage was avoi dLady Streaks squeak out win Sebring4Hardee3 See SEBRING, page 5B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe Avon Park Red Devils picked up an impressive district road win Friday, trouncing Fort Meade by a 12-6 score. Forseen as one of the district front-runners this season, Fort Meade returned the bulk of their roster from a year ago. But the combination of Drew Reeves, Brad Torres and Lane Crossen held the Miners in relative check on the night while the offense went wild. Alfred "Big Red" Brown, fresh off the basketball courts from the Red Devil cager's season, the freshm an went 4-for-5 with an RBI to get his high school care er off to a resounding start. Crossen helped offensiv eRed Devils bury Fort Meade Miners See AP, page 5B

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McFarling GolfSPRINGLAKE The 5th Annual James McFarling Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, March 5 at the SpringLake Golf Resort. The flighted, four-person scramble will tee off with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. For $50 per person, golfers get flight prizes, CTPfor men and women, goodie bags and lunch at Michael's restaurant. Proceeds will be awarded to scholarship recipients from the Highlands County Sertoma Junior Golf Tour. For more information, call John Delaney at 655-3686. 5th Annual L.O.S.T. RunOKEECHOBEE The fifth annual L.O.S.T. (Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail) 118-Mile Endurance Run will take place the weekend of February 26-27. This footrace consists of one circumnavigation of Lake Okeechobee by running along the top of the Herbert Hoover Dike, a distance of 118 miles. The race begins 6:30 a.m. at the OkieTantie Campground located just west of the town of Okeechobee, and runners have 34 hours to complete their loop of the lake. The run precedes counterclockwise around the lake, so runners pass the towns of Lakeport, Moore Haven, Clewiston, Pakohee and Port Mayaca before they return to Okie-Tantie. Runners will receive aid at various access points located around the lake, and there will be manned aid stations at Lakeport, Moore Haven, Clewiston, Paul Rardin Park, Pahokee, Port Mayaca and Nubbins Slough. The race website is www.lost118mileendurancerun.com For more information, contact Mike Melton at 772-349-1704Wings of Faith GolfSEBRING Wings of Faith Worship Center presents the First Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 16 at Country Club of Sebring. Check-in is from 7:30-8:15 a.m. with a Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Platinum Sponsor $500 includes one team of four golfers, one tee sign and two green signs; Gold Sponsor $300 includes one team of four golfers, one green sign; Silver Sponsor $150 includes one green sign, one tee sign; Bronze Sponsor $100 includes one green sign. Individual player $60 includes green fees, cart and lunch ($70 after March 26). Team of Four Golfers $240 includes green fees, cart and lunch ($280 after March 26). Make checks payable to: Wings of Faith CWC, P.O. Box 1227, Sebring, FL 33871, or register online at wingsoffaithchristianworshipcenter.com Proceeds to be donated to scholarship program for graduates attending Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center. For more information, call Jason Hankerson at 253-2234; jasonhankerson@gmail.com or Alvin Walters Sr. at 381-5706, alvinwalterssr@yahoo.com .Our Lady of Grace eventAVON PARK Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church has a benefit event coming up, the First Annual Golf Tournament at River Greens Saturday, March 12 at 8 a.m. The cost of $60 per player includes golf, cart, golf shirt and lunch, while River Greens members pay just $35. Sponsorships are available, starting with a $100 hole sponsor for a sign only. AHole Sponsor with Sign, plus a free foursome, is $300, a Co-Sponsor Sign, plus free foursome, with perogative to fly their banner is $400 and a Major Sponsor is $1,500.Seminole Club Trail RunSEBRING The Highlands Semino le Club presents the first Seminole Trail Ru n 5K on Saturday, March 5, at the Sun-N Lake Preserve in Sebring. The cost is $15 per participant if regi stered by Tuesday, Feb. 15 and $20 aft er that day or on the day of race. Registration on race day begins at 7 a.m. and the race will begin at 8 a.m. Awards will be presented for top finis hers in major age groups. This is the first event of its kind for t he trails at the Preserve. Registration forms can be found at highlandsseminoles.org Call 386-9194 or email mantarayEM@eart hlink.net for more information."Doc Owen" Golf TourneyAVON PARK The Avon Park Noo n Rotary Club will host its Second Annu al David "Doc Owen" Golf tournament o n Saturday, April 16 at Highlands Rid ge North. The two-person scramble-format ent ry fee is $60 per person with prizes in flig ht groups, lunch, goodie bag and refres hments on the course. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun t ee time. Entry information and check payable to Avon Park Noon Rotary mailed to Ch et Brojek, 3310 Par Rd, Sebring, FL3387 2. Golfers should include their names an d handicaps along with their check. Those needing a form may ema il Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or call at 385-4736. Business entry of two-persons plus a hole sign for a total of $200 is availab le for the first time this year. All Rotary club members are urged to support participate in the event that ben efits local Rotary charity projects. Business hole signs for $100 are al so available by contacting Chet via email or phone.SHSBasketball CampSEBRING The SHS basketball pr ogram will be hosting a basketball cam p for boys and girls, in 2nd-6th grade, o n Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, Mar ch 29, from 8 a.m.4 p.m. The cost of the camp is $20 and is appropriate for players of all skill leve ls and experience. Current and former Streaks will be o n hand to help with the camp, which will al so feature contests, competitions and prizes. Campers can either bring their ow n lunch or purchase lunch there for a re asonable price. Please contact Coach Lee at 441-122 1, or by email at leem@highlands.k12.fl.u s Pickelball League ChampionshipSEBRING On Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m., the first ever South Centr al Florida Pickelball League Championsh ip will take place at the courts in Highlan ds Ridge. The league is made up of five comm unities in central Florida; Highlands Ridg e, Tanglewood, Solivita, Lake Ashton, an d Rainbow Resort. Several of the finest pickleball playe rs in Florida will be competing and two of the best teams will do battle Solivita an d Tanglewood. Anyone who is interested in learnin g about the "fastest growing sport in adu lt communities across the country" shou ld make their way to Highlands Ridge. Matches will run from 10 a.m. to t he finals at approximately 1p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Boston4315.741 New York3027.5261212Philadelphia3029.5081312New Jersey1743.28327 Toronto1644.26728 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami4317.717 Orlando3822.6335 Atlanta3624.6007 Charlotte2633.4411612Washington1544.2542712Central Division WLPctGB Chicago4117.707 Indiana2632.44815 Milwaukee2236.37919 Detroit2239.3612012Cleveland1148.1863012WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4910.831 Dallas4316.7296 New Orleans3526.57415 Memphis3328.54117 Houston3031.49220 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3622.621 Denver3526.574212Portland3326.559312Utah3229.525512Minnesota1446.23323 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers4219.689 Phoenix3127.534912Golden State2632.4481412L.A. Clippers2140.34421 Sacramento1543.2592512___ Sunday's Games Phoenix 110, Indiana 108, OT L.A. Lakers 90, Oklahoma City 87 Minnesota 126, Golden State 123 Philadelphia 95, Cleveland 91 Orlando 100, Charlotte 86 Dallas 114, Toronto 96 Houston 91, New Orleans 89 San Antonio 95, Memphis 88 New York 91, Miami 86 Atlanta 90, Portland 83 Monday's Games Phoenix 104, New Jersey 103, OT Chicago 105, Washington 77 Denver 100, Atlanta 90 Boston 107, Utah 102 Sacramento 105, L.A. Clippers 99 Tuesday's Games Golden State at Indiana, late New York at Orlando, late Dallas at Philadelphia, late New Orleans at Toronto, late San Antonio at Memphis, late Detroit at Milwaukee, late L.A. Lakers at Minnesota, late Houston at Portland, late Wednesday's Games Chicago at Atlanta, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Golden State at Washington, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at New York, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Philadelphia4016686203159 Pittsburgh3721680187159 N.Y. Rangers3327470179157 New Jersey2731458132164 N.Y. Islanders2332854172205 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston3619779194148 Montreal3323773165164 Buffalo2925765176177 Toronto2727963164193 Ottawa2132951143200 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Tampa Bay3718781191190 Washington33201076168161 Carolina2925967184193 Atlanta26261163178205 Florida2629759159171WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit3918684213183 Chicago3423674202173 Nashville3223872161151 Columbus3124668170181 St. Louis2825965173180 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver3915987208150 Calgary3223973190182 Minnesota3324672165166 Colorado2630759183217 Edmonton2035848158211 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose3621678178162 Phoenix33211076184186 Los Angeles3524474178156 Dallas3323672171175 Anaheim3325571176186 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Sunday's Games Chicago 4, Phoenix 3, SO Tampa Bay 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Nashville 3, Columbus 2 Atlanta 3, Toronto 2, OT New Jersey 2, Florida 1 Calgary 1, St. Louis 0 Boston 3, Edmonton 2 Anaheim 3, Colorado 2 Monday's Games Chicago 4, Minnesota 2 Detroit 7, Los Angeles 4 Tuesday's Games Buffalo at N.Y. Rangers, late N.Y. Islanders at Washington, late Florida at Carolina, late Montreal at Atlanta, late Boston at Ottawa, late Calgary at St. Louis, late Dallas at Phoenix, late Nashville at Edmonton, late Columbus at Vancouver, late Colorado at San Jose, late Wednesday's Games Pittsburgh at Toronto, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 9 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEWLPct Baltimore101.000 Detroit301.000 Seattle101.000 Los Angeles21.667 Boston11.500 Cleveland11.500 Kansas City11.500 Minnesota11.500 Oakland11.500 Texas11.500 New York12.333 Tampa Bay12.333 Chicago01.000 Toronto03.000NATIONAL LEAGUEWLPct Colorado201.000 Florida101.000 Washington101.000 San Francisco31.750 Philadelphia21.667 Atlanta11.500 Cincinnati11.500 Los Angeles22.500 Milwaukee11.500 New York11.500 Pittsburgh22.500 Arizona13.250 Chicago02.000 Houston01.000 San Diego01.000 St. Louis01.000 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. ___ Sunday's Games N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 4 N.Y. Yankees 7, Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 10, Tampa Bay 3 Detroit 1, Toronto 0 Cincinnati 7, Cleveland 6 Kansas City 4, Texas 2 L.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 0 Oakland 15, Chicago Cubs 7 Seattle 13, San Diego 12, 10 innings Arizona 4, San Francisco 3 Minnesota 8, Boston 4 Monday's Games Boston 7, Minnesota 6 Pittsburgh (ss) 6, Tampa Bay 5 Florida 6, St. Louis 3 Detroit 6, N.Y. Yankees 2 Baltimore 6, Pittsburgh (ss) 4 Atlanta 13, Houston 3 Philadelphia 6, Toronto 3 Washington 9, N.Y. Mets 3 San Francisco 10, Milwaukee (ss) 9 Milwaukee (ss) 5, Chicago Cubs 3 L.A. Angels 8, Oakland 7 L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland 12, Cincinnati 0 Texas 12, Kansas City 11 San Diego 6, Seattle 6, tie Colorado 6, Arizona 5 Tuesday's Games Boston vs Minnesota, late N.Y. Mets vs Washington, late Toronto vs Detroit (ss), late Atlanta vs Houston, late N.Y. Yankees vs Pittsburgh, late Detroit (ss) vs Philadelphia, late Tampa Bay vs Baltimore, late St. Louis vs Florida, late Texas vs Seattle, late Cincinnati (ss) vs Oakland, late San Diego vs Kansas City, late L.A. Dodgers vs Cleveland, late Milwaukee vs Chicago White Sox, late Cincinnati (ss) vs L.A. Angels, late Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco, late Arizona vs Colorado, late Wednesday's Games Houston (ss) vs N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota vs Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs Toronto at Dunedin, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Atlanta vs Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Florida vs Washington at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Houston (ss) vs Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Colorado vs San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. Cleveland vs Oakland at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. Kansas City vs L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Seattle vs Arizona (ss) at Salt River Community, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.BASEBALLNational League NEW YORK METSNamed Pedro Lopez manager of St. Lucie (FSL), Ryan Ellis manager of Savannah (SAL), Frank Fultz manager of Kingsport (Appalachian) and Luis Rojas manager of the GCL Mets.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHARLOTTE BOBCATSWaived G Morris Peterson. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSReached buyout agreement with F Troy Murphy and placed him on waivers. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERSWaived G-F Rasual Butler. NEW YORK KNICKSWaived G Kelenna Azubuike. WASHINGTON WIZARDSReached buyout agreement with G Mike Bibby and placed him on waivers. Re-signed G Mustafa Shakur for remainder of season.FOOTBALLNational Football League CHICAGO BEARSReleased DT Tommie Harris, LB Hunter Hillenmeyer and OT Kevin Shaffer. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSSigned CB Kennard Cox to a one-year contract. WASHINGTON REDSKINSReleased RB Clinton Portis.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ATLANTA THRASHERSAcquired F Radek Dvorak and 2011 fifth-round pick from Florida for F Nicklas Bergfors and F Patrick Rissmiller. Traded LW Fredrik Modin to Calgary for 2011 seventhround draft pick. Claimed F Rob Schremp off waivers from New York Islanders. Recalled F Ben Maxwell and G Peter Mannino from Chicago (AHL). Reassigned F Spencer Machacek to Chicago (AHL). BOSTON BRUINSAcquired F David Lailberte and F Stefan Chaput from Anaheim for F Brian McGrattan and D Sean Zimmerman. Assigned Laliberte and Chaput to Providence (AHL). CALGARY FLAMESClaimed D Brett Carson off waivers from Carolina. CAROLINA HURRICANETraded LW Sergei Samsonov to Florida for D Bryan Allen. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSAcquired D Chris Campoli and conditional seventhround draft pick from Ottawa for F Ryan Potulny and 2011 second-round draft pick. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSTraded LW Tom Sestito to Philadelphia for C Michael Chaput and C Greg Moore. DETROIT RED WINGSSigned G Jimmy Howard to two-year contract. EDMONTON OILERSAcquired D Kevin Montgomery from Colorado for D Shawn Belle. Traded RW Dustin Penner to Los Angeles for D Colten Teubert, 2011 first-round draft pick and conditional 2012 third-round draft pick. LOS ANGELES KINGS Signed F Justin Williams to four-year contract extension. MINNESOTA WILDTraded G Anton Khudobin to Boston for D Jeff Penner and RW Mikko Lehtonen. Recalled C Warren Peters from Houston (AHL). Reassigned C Cody Almond to Houston. MONTREAL CANADIENSAcquired G Drew MacIntyre from Atlanta for D Brett Festerling. Assigned MacIntyre to Hamilton (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILSTraded C Jason Arnott to Washington for C David Steckel and 2012 second-round draft pick. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Track and Field at Avon Park,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball vs.Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Softball at Mulberry,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,1 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,Sebring,1 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: Baseball vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Lake Wales,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Osceola,7 p.m.; Softball at Osceola,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,1 p.m.; Girls Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Tournament,1 p.m. SFCC FRIDAY: Baseball vs.St.Petersburg,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball at St.Petersburg,5 p.m.; Softball at College of Central Florida,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.University of Tampa B Team,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Siena Heights (MI),6 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: Boys Tennis vs.Lake Wales,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Mulberry,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament, 1 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,Sebring,1 p.m. N N H H L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at New Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NC C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S K K E E T T B B A A L L L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . North Carolina at Florida State . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Connecticut at West Virginia . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 p p . m m . LSU at Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 9 9 p p . m m . Clemson at Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 p p . m m . Texas A&M at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 1 1 p p . m m . Utah State at New Mexico State . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Tennessee at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . St. John's at Seton Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 9 9 p p . m m . Wisconsin at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 p p . m m . UCLA at Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change M M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L P P R R E E S S E E A A S S O O N N T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Detroit at Atlanta, Lake Buena Vista . . . E E S S P P N NG G O O L L F F T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Honda Classic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FN N B B A A T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Orlando at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T / / S S U U N N 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Denver at Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . T T N N T T LIVESPORTSONTV NBA NHL Transactions MLB Preseason Page 2BNews-Sun Wednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.co m

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Page 4BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com If you have a question or comment, write: NASCAR This Week, c/o The Gaston Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia, NC 28053 or send an e-mail to mdutton@gastongazette.com For the “rst time, in the sixth race across three touring series, after “ve different winners, one of them, Jeff Gordon, actually received points. Gordon ended a 66-race winless streak at Phoenix International Raceway, and it ended another long waiting period. Gordons 83rd career victory ties him with Cale Yarborough for “fth place on NASCARs all-time list of winners. Were not saying that Speedweeks took too long a time, but it was actually dif“cult to get accustomed to cars that were not racing in two-car bunches again. It gets a bit tiresome to hear Foxs broadcasters remind us over and over that every point counts now.Ž Yes, the system has changed, but just when was this not true? Kyle Busch led every lap of Phoenixs Nationwide Series event, which took the green ”ag three cars shy of a full “ eld. Go easy on Trevor Bayne. He had just pulled off the Upset of the Century (so far). The law of averages was bound to catch up. Carl Edwards was remarkably understanding after having his potentially race-winning Ford wrecked by Kyle Buschs Toyota. Whether Edwards is similarly magnanimous in upcoming races bears watching. Isnt it ridiculous to be preoccupied with points after two races in a 36-race season? The Busch brothers are heading to their hometown track, Las Vegas, ranked 1-2 in Sprint Cup points. Maybe its not ridiculous for Kyle and Kurt to be preoccupied with points right now. Gordons victory may not have been a giant step in ending world hunger, but it certainly relieved Gordons hunger for victory. Whos hot: Jeff Gordons latest victory, his 83rd, was a long time coming. ... Kyle Busch won Truck and Nationwide races and “ nished second in the big one. Whos not: What goes up must come down. At Phoenix, Trevor Bayne was spinning around. ... Carl Edwards broke his own track record but had his Ford wrecked in the race. Kyle Busch V E R S U SA huge crash at Phoenix began with Vickers spin. Replays showed light contact with Kenseths Ford. Toyota driver Vickers made it sound as if hed been slammed into the wall. Kenseths defense was that he gave Vickers adequate room. NASCAR This Weeks Monte Dutton gives his take: Kenseths bump certainly didnt seem to be intentional. One of the two, and perhaps both, made a small mistake, which is the most common way that crashes start.ŽBRIAN VICKERS VS. MATT KENSETHBy Monte DuttonNASCAR This WeekAfter watching his driver win at Phoenix, Rick Hendrick said of Jeff Gordon, I think he had something he wanted to prove.Ž The victory was Gordons first in 67 races. According to Hendrick, Gordons first words after taking the checkered flag were, I just beat Kyle Busch.Ž Busch had won Camping World Truck and Nationwide races at the track over the previous two days. Of Busch, Gordon said, I respect his team ƒ and his aggressiveness. I think everyone knows you dont want to go up against him on a restart. Hes just won a lot of stuff lately.Ž Really, Im sorry „ Kyle Busch insisted that wrecking Carl Edwards early in the race was unintentional. It was a real big mistake on my part, and the first person I have to apologize to is Carl Edwards, obviously for what happened there on the backstretch,Ž said Busch. It just got out from underneath me, and we were getting bounced around like a ping-pong ball there for a while. I got into him and just killed his day.Ž Nuts „ Clint Bowyer led the charge after a race marred by huge early crashes. I have no idea,Ž he said. Were all smarter than this. Were all better racecar drivers than this. Were driving like idiots. Everybody is taking two tires, four tires; everybody is on complete different agendas right there, and we never could get going. Its just stupid.Ž Thats about it „ Asked how close his team was to catching Jeff Gordon,Ž Dale Earnhardt Jr. said, We finished nine spots (10th) behind him, and thats about how close we are.Ž Distinctions „ Ryan Newman has finished in the top five in the past three races at Phoenix, one of them being his most recent victory. ƒ Four of the first five Phoenix finishers drove Chevys. ƒ Chevy drivers have won 13 of the last 16 races at PIR. ƒ It was Gordons second Phoenix victory. RllI KlBhiitd No. 24 took special pride in win over Kyle Busch By Monte DuttonNASCAR This WeekLost perhaps in the knowledge that Jimmie Johnson has won five straight Sprint Cup championships is the fact that Jeff Gordon has won four. Perhaps, by winning at Phoenix International Raceway, Gordon served notice that he may just equal his Hendrick Motorsports teammate this year. Sixty-six races had passed between the 82nd and 83rd victories of Gordons career. Gordon, 39, won four championships in his first nine seasons but hasnt won any in the nine years since his most recent championship (2001). There was a lot of pressure on us, not just this year ƒ but going back the last 66 races that we have not had a win,Ž said Gordon, so there was a lot of pressure. ƒ You hear it from the media, you hear it from the fans, and its hard to ignore that. I guess every race-car driver knows that theres going to be that time in their life when they are not going to go to victory lane again, and you dont know when that time is going to come. I was so hoping that time was not for me now.Ž Gordon hadnt gone away. He was just missing in victory lane for quite a while. Though Gordon has never won a championship under the so-called Chase format, he made the Chase in six of its seven years, finishing second to Johnson in 2007 and third in 2009 (to Johnson) and 2004 (to Kurt Busch). Still, Gordon was winless in 2008 and 2010, winning once in 2009. I felt like I still have it in me,Ž he said. I know how passionate I am about it, but things have changed in the sport. The cars have changed. Tires have changed. Competition has changed. So, when you go through a streak without winning, you think, OK, is it me or what is it? Days like (this) allow you to gain that confidence in yourself, just keep doing what youre doing, whats gotten you victory lane in the past, keep giving that good information, and when the tools are around you, and the chemistry is there throughout the whole team and good decisions are made, days like (this) will happen.Ž Simple as that.Jeff Gordon Puts Field on NoticeChase regular still feels like he has victories, confidence leftJohn Clark/NASCAR This WeekFour-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon broke a streak of 66 races without a victory on Sunday. Gordons 83rd victory ties him with Cale Yarborough for fifth place on NASCARs all-time list of winners. The premiere Vegas raceThe first NASCAR race in the state of Nevada occurred on Oct. 16, 1955 at Las Vegas Park Speedway, a mile dirt track. Norm Nelson drove a Carl Kiekhaefer-owned Chrysler to victory, averaging 44.449 mph, beating Oldsmobile driver Bill Hyde by two laps. The winner of the first Southern 500 (Darlington, 1950), Johnny Mantz, finished seventh. The race was shortened to 111 of a scheduled 200 laps by darkness. JEFF GORDON SPRINTCUPSERIESNo. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET ThiV Legends and Stuntmen One of the best NASCAR books of recent years was Robert Edelsteins Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner Now Edelstein is back with NASCAR Legends: Memorable Men, Moments and Machines in Racing History (New York: The Overlord Press, $25.95). Its a history of NASCAR told through the eyes of Bill France, Bobby and Davey Allison, Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Cale Yarborough, and Richard, Kyle and Adam Petty, among others. Stuntman! My Car-Crashing, PlaneJumping, Bone-Breaking, Death-Defying Hollywood Life by Hal Needham (New York: Little, Brown and Company, $25.99) is an autobiographical memoir. Needham, in addition to his legendary Hollywood exploits, was involved in NASCAR for many years, and his relationship as an owner with Harry Gant is richly recalled, along with the making of the movie Stroker Ace.Ž Vickers Kenseth Congrats and A Little HelpThis Week welcomes letters to the editor, but please be aware that we have room for only a few each week. Well do our best to select the best, but individual replies are impossible due to the bulk of mail received. Please do not send stamped and self-addressed envelopes with your letters, which should be addressed to: NASCAR This Week, The Gaston Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia, N.C. 28053. Dear NASCAR This Week, ƒ How about that Trevor Bayne and the Wood family? Best feel goodŽ victory I have seen in years and years! What a great day for NASCAR and a wonderful day to hear a driver give praise to our God ƒ Ron Wishon Mooresville, N.C. It was indeed a great story, one we greatly enjoyed getting to witness and write about. Dear NASCAR This Week, Yes, Bob Ohning, they are tire eaters. Do something, NASCAR. I make Texas and Phoenix because of the proximity. Im a retired school teacher. I would like to know if there might be a place for my talents in the NASCAR circuitry. If so, spread the word. Della Currier Midland, Texas P.S. Ive never been to North Carolina. I would love to visit. Well, we arent formally affiliated with NASCAR, but well put your words in circulation. Thanks so much for writing. Edwards Frontstretch & Backstretch9 Banking in turns 1-420Distance: ................. ...1.5 mile oval Length of frontstretch: ....2,275 ft. Length of backstretch: ....1,572 ft. Miles/Laps: .....400 mi. = 267 laps March 6 PIT ROAD TURN1TURN2TURN3FINISHSTARTTURN4LAS VEGAS DATA LAS VEGAS DATA R a c e :Kobalt Tools 400 Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5 mi.), 267 laps/400.5 miles. When: Sunday, March 6 Last years winner: Jimmie Johnson, Chevy. Qualifying record: Kurt Busch, Dodge, 188.719 mph, Feb. 28, 2010. Race record: Mark Martin, Ford, 146.554 mph, March 1, 1998. Last week: Jeff Gordon, driving a Chevy, ended a winless streak of 66 races, and in so doing, tied Cale Yarborough for fifth place on the all-time Cup list with the 83rd victory of his career and second at Phoenix International Raceway. Race: Sams Town 300 Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5 mi.), 200 laps/300 miles. When: Saturday, March 5. Last years winner: Kevin Harvick, Chevy. Qualifying record: Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 185.427 mph, Feb. 27, 2010. Race record: Jeff Burton, Ford, 135.118 mph, March 4, 2000. Last week: Kyle Busch, in a Toyota, earned a rare distinction at Phoenix, leading every single lap. Carl Edwards Ford was in second place for every lap, and Edwards challenged Busch late in the race but never led at the start-finish line.SPRINT CUPRace: Too Tough To Tame 200 Where: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366 mi.), 147 laps/200.802 miles. When: Saturday, March 12. Last years winner: Todd Bodine, Toyota. Qualifying record: Timothy Peters, Toyota, 170.845 mph, Aug. 14, 2010. Race record: Bobby Hamilton, Dodge, 133.645 mph, March 14, 2003. Last week: Kyle Busch, in a Toyota, dominated the series stop at Phoenix, and his average finish, in three weekend races in separate series, was 1.33. Another Cup visitor,Ž Clint Bowyer, finished second in a Chevy.NATIONWIDECAMPING WORLD TRUCK All times EasternSprint CupKobalt Tools 400, 3 p.m., SundayNationwide SeriesSams Town 300, 5:30 p.m., SaturdayTruck SeriesToo Tough To Tame 200, 5 p.m., March 12 AlltimesEaster n 2011 STANDINGSSprint Cup Pts.1. Kyle Busch 80 2. Kurt Busch 3 Tony Stewart 11 A.J. Allmendinger 11 5. Jeff Gordon 15 Mark Martin 15 7. Bobby Labonte 16 Ryan Newman 16 Juan Pablo Montoya 16 10. David Gilliland 17 Paul Menard 17 12. Carl Edwards 21 Nationwide Series1. Reed Sorenson 78 2. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 5 3. Jason Leffler 7 4. Danica Patrick 20 Joe Nemechek 20 6. Aric Almirola 22 7. Mike Bliss 23 8. Justin Allgaier 25 9. Kenny Wallace 28 Jeremy Clements 28Camping World Truck Series1. Matt Crafton 71 2. Clay Rogers 1 3. Cole Whitt 3 4. Johnny Sauter 4 5. Timothy Peters 5 6. Austin Dillon 8 7. Jeffrey Earnhardt 9 8. Max Papis 10 9. Miguel Paludo 12 10. Ron Hornaday 14 Bayne

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ed, though, as the defense came up big with an unorthodox double play. Agrounder to short from Caylah Coker had Grimaldo throw her out at first. And when Tyson tried taking third as the throw went to first, Hoffner fired across to DaSilva to cut her down and end the inning. Despite a lead-off hit from Lower opened the bottom of the fourth, the Streaks were held off the board and Hardee soon tied it on another lapse in the defense. With Hoffner on in relief of Ostrander, a walk to Courtney Parks started the inning and a passed ball allowed her to reach second. Agrounder to the right side from Kate Thomas moved Parks to third and when Karlee Henderson drew a walk, she reached first and kept on going toward second. The toss to Grimaldo got the out there as Parks raced home with the potential tying run. The throw home was in time, but just enough off the mark for Parks to get in for the 2-2 tie. Sebring went quietly in the fifth and Hoffner worked through a harmless top of the sixth before the Streaks broke the tie in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Lower drew a walk and Emily Gilbert singled to left. Lower raced to third and drew a late throw, allowing Gilbert to move up to second. After Allie Mann put down a near-perfect squeeze bunt that just barely trickled foul, she then came through, grounding one to the right side that brought Lower home with the lead run and DaSilva followed with a single up the middle to bring Gilbert in for an insurance tally. That run proved to be quite valuable as things got a bit hectic in the top of the seventh. Coker lead off with a popup on the infield that should have gone for the first out. But with a miscommunication, the ball hit the dirt with Coker perched on first. Parks followed with a single to left to put runners on first and second. The Lady Streaks caught a break when Thomas'hardhit fly ball to center sent Coker racing for third. Jayme Faircloth, however, tracked the ball and snared it for the out, soon tossing it in to second for the force out of Coker for another unconventional double play. But Henderson then singled to right and Addison Aubry blooped one just over the infield into right to bring Parks in and cutting the lead to 4-3. Bailey Carlton then made a solid connection with a Hoffner pitch, sending it on an arc toward center. But Faircloth took a couple steps back before camping under it and securing it in the web of her glove for the final out. "We made it a little interesting at the end," Sinness said. "We still make some mistakes, but defensively I don't worry too much about us. Offense is still my main concern right now. We're great at pulling foul balls. We give third base and people chasing balls in parkin g lots a lot of opportunities. If we can just straighten o ut some of them, we'll be in good shape." And they'll need to as t he schedule heats up with a tough district match-u p Friday at Osceola. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 5B 6 MONTH MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE (863) 382-0500 € 3201 Golfview Rd. € Sebring(863) 382-0744for 9 Hole Executive RatesPrices good thru 3/31/10 Incl. Tax & CartMonday thru Friday:8am … 1pm $36By 8, After 1 $29 Saturday & Sunday: $25 STAINMASTERBRAVADO TEXTURE$330sq ft installed w/pad STAINMASTERIMPECCABLE PLUSH$379sq ft installed w/pad STAINMASTERWESTMINSTERBERBER$359sq ft installed w/pad POWER ALLEYPLUSH$259sq ft installed w/pad EVANSTONBERBER12x15 Ft$225sq ft installed w/padAREA RUGS TOO! TARKETT LAMINATE$199sq ft Visit Our 10,000 sq ft Showroom and See For Yourself Today! Stainmaster CARPET SALE OUTDOOR CARPET69¢sq ft FORTHENEWYEAR! News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHN E Blue Streak catcher Emily Gilbert barehands this Hardee bunt attempt before firing to first for the out in Monday's win. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Cody Higgins squares up this pitch for a hit in SFCC's nailbiting win over the College of Central Florida Monday. R ector, 28:22, and Anna S teffes, 33:02. "It was a wonderful e vent," said Don Appelquist, e xecutive director, SFCC F oundation. "The weather w as perfect and it was well a ttended. So many people f rom the college chipped in t o support it and everyone h ad a good time. The H ighlands Campus is a great v enue for our race. It's a b eautiful place. We are ready to do this again next year." The Panther 5K Run/Walk was sponsored by the SFCC Foundation, Inc., and Bill Jarrett Ford. Chet Brojek of Central Florida Striders served as race timer. Members of the Panther baseball, softball, and volleyball teams assisted runners and walkers under the direction coaches Rick Hitt, Carlos Falla and Kim Crawford. Continued from 1B 2011 Panther 5K results Overall Male: Jason Bass 18:27 Overall Female: Mary Rose Heston 23:33 Male Masters: Chuck Best 20:27 Female Masters: Rosa Gonzalez 26:18 Grand Masters Male: Jim Rector 28:22 Grand Masters Female: Anna Steffes 33:02 Female Age Groups (Top Three Finishers) (14 & Under) Savannah Oldfield 30:23, Carly Juve 34:11, Kailey McCain 37:38 (15-19) Amanda Kennedy 24:21, Shelby Smith 26:38, Caitlyn Moulds 26:50 (20-24) Taylor Carson 26:44, Rose Fowler 32:02, Melissa Bendy 49:16 (25-29) Carrie Tallinger 25:55, Melanie Aydt 31:52, Kaylie Lindsey 32:17 (30-34) Michelle DeLaney 25:48, Natalia Terreros 28:56, Tammy Surrency 29:33 (35-39) Kelly Griffin 25:27, Jennifer Burnside 26:34, Lori Ashworth (40-44) Mary Ann Andrews 27:26, Laura Barben 28:17, Paige Oldfield 30:15 (45-49) Davida Austin 32:00, Pam Koralewski 33:38, Lisa Jarrett 42:45 (50-54) Brenda Ropat-Rickert 26:53, Patti Remick 32:51, Marcia Percy 32:58 (55-59) Martie Brooker 30:20; Crystal Vanderpool 31:44, Peggy Essex-Klammer 33:30 (60-64) Karen Howard 37:45, Sandra Daniels 44:07, Edie Bardell 53:23 (65-69) Mary Ann Henry 35:04, Lois Tejada 47:57, Lana Puckorius 56:10 (70-74) Mary Ann Gustavson 58:31. Male Age Groups (Top Three Finishers) (14 & Under) Brooks Whidden 22:29, Danny Cool 24:43, Ethan Havlock 31:35 (15-19) Robert Komasa 19:46, Austin DeFisher 25:07 (20-24) Timothy Wheaton 19:27, Eddie Abac 22:51, Sean Fassler 54:03 (25-29) Jarrod Gavagni 24:14, Terry Hancock 25:36, Dustin Partridge 26:01 (30-34) Kenny Koehler 22:18, Jeremy Freeze 24:19, Chris Chandler 28:25 (35-39) Tom Handorf 21:23, Edward Burnside 21:48, William Jackson 35:38 (40-44) Steve Ashworth 24:48, Shannon Brown 36:12 (45-49) Lawrence Luepschen 21:38, Terry Elders 26:41, Rob Roberts 31:28 (50-54) Randy Grice 20:27, Steve Marquart 22:30, Steven Scheck 23:20, Eddie Fitch 26:45 (55-59) Russell Andrews 24:48, Richard Percy 25:13; William Peters 26:08 (60-64) Michael Stewart 28:57, Carl Cool 30:17 (65-69) James Henry 34:25, Clifford Ables 35:34, Leo Howard 37:45 (70-74) Dale Bargar 40:00, Mac Perkins 44:31, Ivan Gustavson 59:23 ( 75-79 ) William Schauwecker 40:41, Daniel Archambeau 45:19. Panther 5K a big hit c oach Rick Hitt said. "With a luminum bats, you can't g ive the other team any b reathing room. We need to d o a better job of controlling t he momentum. Overall, I'm g lad with the win, but we h ave some things we need to c lean up." The victory comes on the h eels of Saturday's doubleh eader sweep of the U niversity of Tampa's B t eam by 4-2 and 9-5 scores w ith Layton Mack and Eric Bailey getting the wins on the mound, respectively. The team, now over the .500 mark at 13-12-1, catches a bit of a break in an otherwise extremely busy schedule, not taking the field again until Friday's home match-up with St. Petersburg to get the Suncoast Conference schedule underway. Amanda Kennedy contributed to this story. Continued from 1B SFCC opens Suncoast Conference schedule Friday Continued from 1B Sebring softball gets win, heads to Osceola Friday ly as well, blasting a threerun homer in the fourth that gave Avon Park a 6-0 lead. The Devils were back in action Tuesday night, hosting a Sebring squad that handled them in the Bill Jarrett Ford Early Bird Tournament and hoping to change the outcome with the momentum of this big win behind them. See Friday's News-Sun for a recap of the contest. Continued from 1B AP nabs district win

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Page 6BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com www.WellsMC.com RAMUS 27 between Avon Park and SebringAVONPARK&SEBRING453-6644€LAKEPLACID&OTHERCITIESTOLLFREE1-888-453-6644 ALLNEW2011DODGE CALIBER 2010MODELYEARENDCLEARANCE NO DEALER FEE, PLUS TAX & TAG, STATE FEE, O% withALLY, SEBC RULES APPLY. Since 1931 NO DEALER FEES NEW FOR 2011 INVENTORY ARRIVING DAILYExpires 3/05/11 NEW2010JEEP WRANGLERUNLIMITED JX054NEW2010DODGECHALLENGERRTLOADED DX050 NO DEALER FEES ALLNEW2011CHRYSLERTOWN&COUNTRYALLNEW2011JEEP COMPASS ALLNEW2011DODGEJOURNEY ALLNEW2011DODGEAVENGERSXT ALLNEW2011CHRYSLER200 $750 REBATE$1500REBATEOR 0%FOR60MOS. UPTO$1750REBATEOR 3.9%FOR60MOS.$750REBATEOR 2.9%FOR60MOS.$750REBATEOR 2.9%FOR60MOS.$1000REBATEOR 2.9%FOR60MOS. WAS $ 26,555 NOW $ 23,555 SAVE $ 3,000 WAS $ 40,240 NOW $ 34,740 SAVE $ 5,500 -FREEHEMI -FREEHEMI -FREEHEMI -FREEHEMI Courtesy photo Introducing the latest graduating class from Toby's Clowns. Fiffteen clowns from all over the United States (two live locally) attended an intensive four-day class, a total of 24 hours of instruction, and graduated Feb. 15. The new clowns are (back row, from left) Jerry "Booppa" Sherman, Richard "Chico" Greco, Janet "Wanna-B" Borden, Beverly "Sunshine" Gran, Lynn "Putt-Putt" Yaeger, Nancy "Lulabell" Schnur, Jane "Twinkle" Klasing, and Pamela "Captain Windy" Peters; (front row, from left) Carol "C-note" Heausler, Faye "Zoee" Conley, Daniel "Monte" Fierimonte, Linda "Peek-a-Boo" Sikos, Rudolf "Rusty" Hoffmann. Not pictured is Barbara "Mizz Bee" Boschen. Anyone interested in future classes given by Toby's Clowns, call the clown house at 465-2920. CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS County's newest clowns Courtesy photo A merican Legion Auxiliary 69 has been busy delivering lap robes and ditty bags to the Royal Care and the Oaks nursing homes for veterans w ho are there. Veterans A ffair and Rehab chairman Marge Deetz along with Sharon Gerdes, treasurer, made the lap robes with a lot of love and feelings. Deetz was joined by secretary Barbara Francis and president Mary Striecker in making the presentations. Shown with them is World W ar II Army veteran Adolph W illiams. Legion Auxiliary delivers goodies to veterans

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 7B Oriental Medical Clinic of Florida, P.A. TRADITIONALCHINESEMEDICINEWe specialize in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine To help you in the treatment of:€ Pain Management € Chronic Disease € Weight Loss € Wellness Enhancement Jeanie O. Lee, D.A.O.M.Acupuncture Physician3101 Medical Way Sebring, Florida386-5050 € Neck Pain € Sciatica € Knee Pain € Numbness € Shoulder Pain € Pinched Nerves € Low Back Pain € Hip Pain € Muscle Spasm € Pain Extending Down the Arms or Legs € Herniated DiscWe know your experience with us will be beneficial! Dr. Sabina Khadim, M.D.863-471-25054639 Sun N Lake Blvd. € Sebring, FLINTERVENTIONAL PAINAND SPINE CENTERS Work Injuries € Sports Injuries € Auto AccidentsConditions treated: www.GreatSpineCare.comWe know your experience with us will be beneficial! The Scope of Oriental MedicineOriental medicine includes acupuncture, Chinese herbology, dietary therapy, exercise and bodywork based on traditional Oriental medicine principles. This system of health care is used extensively by one-quarter of the worlds population residing in Asia, and is rapidly growing in popularity in the West. Oriental medicine is based on an energetic model rather than the biochemical model of Western medicine.AcupunctureAcupuncture is the 5000 year old Chinese system of natural healing. Fine sterile needles are inserted into specific points of the body to restore a balanced flow of energy. Through acupuncture, Qi (energy) is allowed to move freely throughout the body, reestablishing balance. This balance helps the body achieve higher levels of health and well-being.Chinese HerbsFor as long as people and plants have coexisted, herbal medicine has been around in some shape or form. It has been found to very helpful in treating conditions such as allergies, ADD and ADHD, menopausal syndrome, chronic pain and many, many other ailments.Jeanie O. Lee, D.A.O.M. Acupuncture Physician3101 MEDICAL WAY € SEBRING, FLORIDA386-5050 Conditions treated:We know your experience with us will be beneficial! Neck Pain Sciatica Knee Pain Numbness Muscle Spasm Shoulder Pain Pinched Nerves Sport Injuries Low Back PainWork Injuries € Sport Injuries € Auto AccidentsMedicare Assignments Accepted Dr. Khadim is an Anesthesiologist and is the only Fellowship trained Pain Management doctor in Highlands County. www.GreatSpineCare.com Dr. Sabiha Khadim, M.D.863-471-25054639 Sun N Lake Blvd. € Sebring, FL INTERVENTIONAL PAIN AND SPINE CENTERS Shingles Hip Pain Herniated Disc Spinal Stenosis Failed Back Surgery We know your experience with us will be beneficial! € Neck Pain € Sciatica € Knee Pain € Numbness € Shoulder Pain € Pinched Nerves € Low Back Pain € Hip Pain € Muscle Spasm € Pain Extending Down the Arms or Legs € Herniated DiscWe know your experience with us will be beneficial! Dr. Sabina Khadim, M.D.863-471-25054639 Sun N Lake Blvd. € Sebring, FLINTERVENTIONAL PAINAND SPINE CENTERS Work Injuries € Sports Injuries € Auto AccidentsConditions treated: www.GreatSpineCare.comWe know your experience with us will be beneficial! CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Photo by Lion Jim Barnhart Barbara Cook of Sebring w as winner of annual Sebring Breakfast Lions golf cart raffle. With Barbara is Lion Mike Franchio (left), vice president, and Lion John W agner, project chairman. All proceeds will be used to help Highlands County residents. Cooks wins Sebring Breakfast Lions golf cart raffle YOUPAYADREPSBRINES DYNAMOPEORIAOCTOMOM SLOPEDPALMEDSASHIMI ENAKEDLADIESGORAN OMARREASESSLYERALT DOGHANDLERQTYBETTIE STOAEASTSUIGOAHEAD TLETTCHOCOLATE PASSEDONREDMITERST ITABLUGODSENDANITA PABLOESCOBIEANDKEN ELIANARRANGERSTKEG RENUCRILEONITIDILY ROOMBRAWLSPACE MAKEHAYEMTCOILLOME ARENDTTSOBALALAIKAS MIIEIEIOLOMANTVSET BELLABELLYUPTOTHE ATLARGEDELRIOBORDEN STORMEREVENERSMURFS ARDENTRISERSPESETA CROSSWORDSOLUTION Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun

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Friendly Neighbors ClubThe Friendly Neighbors C lub met at Balmoral A ssisted Living on Feb. 15. T he following members w ere present: Gert Lacy, J une Lewis, Donna Leonard, M yrtle Lusk, Katie Williams, A udrey Hancock, Rose P anzarella, Addie Thomsen, J ean Thomsen, Amy Kovac, R uth Beach and Louise Pick. T here was one guest, Lila C obb. Refreshments were s erved by the home. Devotions were read by L ouise Pick. Aletter was r ead from Janet Dryden, p ractice manager and Dr. F awn Harrison, thanking the c lub for the clowns given to t he children's clinic at D eSoto Memorial Hospital. After the business meeting, the group stuffed nine dozen clowns.Lake Placid Garden ClubLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Garden Club met Feb. 9 at the Lake Placid Woman's Club with Marsha Browning presiding. The Hostess committee Nancy Stoll, Barbara Nickles, Opal Meyer, Barbara Morse and Sue Grady decorated the tables with Valentine theme of beautiful red cyclemen plants in decorated heart shaped baskets and prepared a delicious dessert to 40 members and three guests Carol Menzel, Phyllis Hieronymus and Pat Bates. First vice president Connie Watson introduced guest speaker Darlene Foster of Deluxe Trees & Shurbs Nursery of Arcadia. She gave a very informative talk on a variety of native plants and grasses that she brought from her nursery and how cold tolerant and ideal they are for planting in central Florida. All plants and grasses were for sale after the meeting. Peggy Alexander gave a horticulture report on the firecracker bush. Shirley Puzey reminded everyone to get their items ready for the March 26 "Attic & Plant Sale" to be held at 342 Bottlebrush Ave. in Highlands Park Estates. A sign-up sheet is available for volunteers. Janene Smith announced more information will follow about the Avon Park Correctional April Plant Sale. Sally Kinsey announced Friday, April 15 will be a plant study at Blueberry Hill, a local dig sight. Also weather permitting, an April plant study will be held at club member Sandy Otway's home. Fuss & Brag segment: Trudy Ricketts brought in a blooming pencil catcus and her handcrafted items that won blue ribbons at the Lake Placid Country Fair; Lee Burkhart, a senic tapestry; and Betty Jane, a variety of her camellias and hand-out instructions on how to root cuttings of camellia and olender. Speaker for March 9 meeting will be Steve Aumante, owner of Lord's Nursery. His program will be Cold & Heat Tolorant Plants What's New. Lake Placid Garden Club meets every second Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Lake Placid Woman's Club. To attend or join call 465-6106.TOPS FL Club 487, SebringSEBRING The Feb. 23 meeting after exercises had 15 TOPS and eight KOPS giving the pledges. Newest member Fay Tirpak was welcomed. Best Loser was Charlotte Sugg and last week's Best Loser, Judy Phillips, lost this week and got the $1 coupon. Charms went to KOPS Lillian Orton and Shirley Hickling, six weeks in leeway; Norma Holden for the two-pounds or more in the contest; renewal charms to Ann Marvin and Leslie Maschue. Yes-yeses are portion con trol, do the new contest rules. The 25-cent contest had 10 winners at 50 cents each Marlene Gillard won $2.10 in the 10-cent contest. Birdie Peck found more wrappings on the Attendanc e Box and Leslie Maschue ha s the Mystery Gift with three weeks to go. Anew contest called "Th e Card Game" starts this wee k. Leslie Maschue handed out the rules. Sue Willey's program wa s on "Appliances on Alert" and was aided by Alice Bowen, Judy Alger and Charlotte Sugg. Page 8BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Special to the News-SunSEBRING The GFWC Woman's Club of S ebring met Feb. 14 at the clubhouse. The C onservation Department was the host; coc hairwomen were Betty Podmore and Rusty S herman. The 54 members and five guests w ere welcomed by president Betty W ickensimer. Chaplain Jerri Dees gave the d evotion. Lee Maron led the Pledge of A llegiance to the flag. Mary Brenner led in t he singing of "God Bless America" and was a ccompanied on the piano by Verna Hall. Ann Tift was the winner of the Valentine b asket. Adelicious covered dish luncheon w as provided by the members. The members w ere encouraged to wear red in recognition of h eart health awareness month. Dianne Jacobson, urban horticulture and M aster Gardener coordinator, environmental horticulture agent, was the speaker. She gave an interesting and informative presentation. The Safe House project received generous donations from members. Two new members were initiated into the club by Membership chair Isabel Zografos: Eldeen Peter and Patricia Gangemi. Avery successful Scholarship Golf Tournament was held at the Harder Hall Golf Course on Feb. 19; Johnell West was coordinator. An upcoming flea market will be held on Friday and Saturday; Toni Goff is chair. The Passion for Fashion Luncheon and Show will be held on Saturday, March 19th. Visitors are invited to join the monthly meetings held the second Monday of each month, October through May. Call 385-7268 about club membership and upcoming events information. GFWC Woman's Club learns about area horticulture Courtesy photo GFWC Woman's Club of Sebring president Betty Wickensimer (rom left) welcomed guest speaker Dianne Jacobson with meeting co-chairwoman Betty Podmore. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID C. B. and Pam Brewer were inducted by club president Donald Elliott as the newest members of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club on Feb. 24. The Brewers are valued members of the community and will be bringing their talents to further expand the mission of Rotary: Provide service to others, promote integrity and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through its fellowship of business, professional and community leaders. The Brewers are real estate agents with ERA Advantage Realty. Lake Placid Noon Rotary raises funds through its annual Wild Game Dinner and other community-based activities to support its local scholarship program and other local projects as well as for Rotary International's global projects such as ending polio worldwide. The club meets every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Peppercorn's at 525 W Interlake Blvd. Each mee ting features a speaker on a topic of local or region al interest. To inquire abo ut membership, contact Ma ry Birge at 465-2700. Brewers join LP Noon Rotary Courtesy pho to Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club president Donald Elliott (right) introduces C.B. and Pam Brewer as the newest members of the club. Snapshots CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the NewsSun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesday's paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Associated PressMORGANTOWN, W.Va. He d idn't seek the spotlight, but when F rank Buckles outlived every other A merican who'd served in World W ar I, he became what his biograp her called "the humble patriot" and f inal torchbearer for the memory of t hat fading conflict. Buckles enlisted in World War I at 1 6 after lying about his age. He died S unday on his farm in Charles Town, n early a month after his 110th birthd ay. He had devoted the last years of h is life to campaigning for greater r ecognition for his former comrades, p rodding politicians to support a n ational memorial in Washington a nd working on a biography. "We were always asking ourselves: How can we represent this story to the world?" DeJonge said Monday. "How can we make sure World War I isn't forgotten." Buckles asked his daughter, Susannah Flanagan, about progress toward a national memorial every week, sometimes daily. "He was sad it's not completed," DeJonge said. "It's a simple straightforward thing to do, to honor Americans." When asked in February 2008 how it felt to be the last survivor, Buckles said simply, "I realized that somebody had to be, and it was me." Only two known veterans remain, according to the Order of the First World War. The survivors are Florence Green in Britain and Claude Choules in Australia. said Robert Carroon, the group's senior vice commander. Choules, who served in Britain's Royal Navy, was born in that country but now lives in Australia. Green turned 110 on Feb. 19, and Choules turns 110 in March, he said. Born in Missouri in 1901 and raised in Oklahoma, Buckles visited a string of military recruiters after the United States in April 1917 entered what was called "the war to end all wars." He was repeatedly rejected before convincing an Army captain he was 18. More than 4.7 million people joined the U.S. military from 191718. By 2007, only three survived. Buckles went to Washington that year to serve as grand marshal of the national Memorial Day parade. Unlike Buckles, the other two survivors were still in basic training in the United States when the war ended, and they did not make it overseas. When they died in late 2007 and 2008, Buckles became the last so-called doughboy and a softspoken celebrity. He got fan mail almost every day, DeJonge said, and had enough birthday cards to fill several bushel baskets. DeJonge had visited Buckles late last week and was driving back to Michigan with about 5,000 letters to organize and answer when he got the call telling him his friend had died. "The letters are so heartfelt," he said. "Each night, Susannah wou ld go in and sit at Papa's bedside an d read them to Frank. That kept hi m going." Buckles had been battling col ds and other minor ailments this winte r, but he was not ill at the time of h is death. The day before he died was warm DeJonge said, and he spent thr ee hours sitting in the sunshine on t he porch of his farmhouse, talking wi th his daughter. She worked diligently to ke ep Buckles in his own home, ev en though it exhausted his life saving s. DeJonge said home health nurs es and other medical care cost abo ut $120,000 a year. Last US World War I veteran dies at 110 in West Virginia

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SEBRING "The S ensuous Senator" opens on t he Tanglewood stage at 7 p .m. this evening. It promises t o be a fun filled evening for a ll. The characters in this play h ave captured much of the flav or of the shenanigans surr ounding politicians at all leve ls of government. When Senator Harry D ouglas'wife is away, the S enator loves to play. He f inds his house rather crowde d as his secretary, two cong ressmen, a call girl, a r eporter from the "National I ntruder" and a member of the W ashington D.C. police force a rrive. This is the Senator w ho has based his political c areer and his bid for the P residency on morality and f amily values. The play may be seen this e vening, Thursday or Friday. T ickets are $10 and can be p urchased at the door between 6 and 6:30 p.m. on the e vening of any of the perf ormances. Dessert will be s erved at intermission, comp liments of Heartland N ational Bank, Florida H ospital and Edward JonesA lan J. Holes. Tanglewood is o ne-half mile north of the S ebring Wal-Mart. "The Sensuous Senator" is d irected by Joe Moron, the d riving force behind the T anglewood Actors Guild. W hen Joe retired from teachi ng Theater Arts in the Fort L auderdale area, he brought h is talents and passion for thea ter to Tanglewood. He d emands the best from his a ctors and, because of his c ommitment, he gets profess ional performances from the t alented Tanglewood performe rs. The cast includes two newc omers to the Tanglewood s tage. Marcie Taylor has an e xtensive background in d ance. She choreographed the d ance numbers at our recent f ashion show. Marcie plays c all girl Fiona in her stage d ebut. Delores Smith is the N ational Intruder's investigat ive reporter, Miss Morrison. D elores is new to our stage b ut is used to performing with t he Highlands County Concert B and. Returning to the stage in The Sensuous Senator" are H oward Johnson as Senator H arry Douglas, Judy C hastain, the Senator's wife, L ois, and Theresa Reynolds, h is secretary and lover V eronica. The cast is rounded out w ith other Tanglewood Actors G uild veterans. Congressman J ack Maguire is portrayed by D arwin Liverance while Ron S chilffarth takes on the role of C ongressman Clyde Salt. Tom M app is the policeman. At the Cancer Benefit L uminary event, which was d elayed a week because of r ain, panelists discussed their b attles with cancer. At the end o f the evening it was agreed t hat every one of us needs to p ay close attention to the sign als our body sends and see a d octor early. If not satisfied w ith the first opinion, seek a s econd. We must be advocates f or our own health care. M aintaining a positive attit ude makes a big difference. L ook to family, friends and n eighbors for support. In a c aring community such as T anglewood there are lots of p eople ready, willing and able t o pitch in to help those who a re battling cancer as well as b eing a support to their immed iate caregivers. Last Wednesday, T anglewood management H ometown America spons ored a Chili Bash. Defending c hamp Kathy Hughes won a gain this year with a recipe b ased on her imagination and t he ingredients in her cupb oard. Runner up Rody Toth s piced up her recipe with cara way seeds. The Tanglewood Library is o verflowing with great books. T he Library committee culls t he collection regularly. Now t hey are challenging Tanglewood readers to participate in the first "Edible Book Contest." All entries must be based on a book in our library and must be edible. Judging will take place on Tuesday, March 22. SEBRING What a glorious month to be in Florida and so many folks have had family visiting. Judy Rogers' daughter, Tammy, has been caring for her mom temporarily and enjoying a relief from Indiana winter. Others who have just been enjoying the Florida weather include Alan and Gary's northern family; the Bogaczyks'grandchildren and their mom from Oswego, N.Y.; neighbors of Syl and Georgie Kreuser from Wisconsin who have made this a ritual for 10 years now; Marthe and Wally's son and wife from cold Canada; and Marian Hibbard's brother. Many reminisced what a gorgeous month this has been compared to 2010 weather. Our only regret were the clouds preventing our sighting of the Discovery spaceship on Thursday. Welcome to all visitors to Town and Country. Approximately 50 sweethearts attended the Valentine Day celebration at the clubhouse. Thanks to Wendy's group for decorating and planning, plus Golden Corral's delicious steak dinner. I am told the evening was a great success and delightful. Our sincere sympathy is extended to Dan and Kay Wolma on the death of Dan's mother recently. Dan said this passing was a celebration of life for a lady who was blessed with 102 years. Our continued thoughts and prayers to Wanda Dupree as she returned to Highlands Regional this week suffering from pneumonia. Welcome back to Alan and Marie Barber. Their trip south had been delayed in Tennessee due to their daughter's illness. We are happy they have returned and trust their daughter's recuperation will continue well. Shirley and Lee Lundren were blessed to have their daughter/son-in-law (Aaron and Michelle) and children Madaline, Brady and Ellie visiting for 10 days recently. The Rude's are missionaries in Malaysia under "Youth for Mission." They had been in Malaysia five months for training and outreach experience. During their "outreach" time they served in Vietnam plus Malaysia ministering and teaching to groups of 60 young adults on relationship topics; they were involved at an orphanage, tea time groups (to allow Vietnamese to practice speaking English); other children's groups, AIDs and cancer victims and teaching English. In Sandakan, they met and shared Bible study and food with a Filipino group and Aaron led worship in an Assembly of God church in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Malaysia and Vietnam are both "closed" countries, meaning missionaries do not approach the native people directly to share the gospel. Contacts are made to teach English or other topics and meet in peoples'homes for Bible studies. Muslim is the religion of native Malays who have been taught Christians are evil people with no morals, so being loving and agreeing with some of their beliefs opens a big door of opportunity to minister and share the gospel. Malaysis has modern universities; medical care is excellent (you may have heard of U.S. citizens traveling there for treatment); the government is democratic and their goal is to become a "first world country" by 2020. Aaron will be employed in the chiropractic field in Minnesota to raise funds as rapidly as possible to return to Malaysia. Michelle is a psychologist, but home schooling the children is the priority until their return to Malaysia for possibly a lifetime ministry. The children have adjusted very well to the lifestyle and are anxious to return there after a few months'visit with grandparents and family in the states. It was a real privilege to feel the enthusiasm and love they wish to share with the Malaysian people. Aaron may be contacted at (612) 7501731 for further information concerning their ministry. Prayers and best wishes as they share God's message. March homeowner's meeting is at 9 a.m. Monday, March 7 for coffee and doughnuts; 9:30 a.m. business agenda. March birthdays include Cynthia DeVietro, Ed Probst, Jerry Niedzielski, Don Blonde, Wanda Dupree, Betty Chapel, Ellie Schweitzer, Wendy Hervey, Connie Mullen and Doug Purdy. Best wishes extended to all for their special day. LAKEPLACID Feb. 21 We gathered for our Coed Coffee. Our emcee was Donna VandenBergh and our coffee makers were Doris True, Paula Bannister and Shirley Gogleman. Doughnuts were provided by Linda Griggs, who was our guest speaker who represented the company called "Bulletin Board Concepts." Linda said they make bulletin boards appealing and attractive by framing the various edges with seasonal or holiday designs. She told the group if we make any recommendations to other companies or organizations we would get a check in the amount of $25. George, our park manager, told the residents that they are not to park vehicles on the grass. He then went on to say that children are prohibited from driving the golf carts throughout the park. He asked that the carports be neat and organized, also that the yards are trimmed and dead branches or plants be removed. He told the residents that are returning north to remove all items that could be lifted in the event of summer storms. Peggy Sue Teague introduced her sister Kathy and her fiancŽe Bill and daughter Stephanie from Erie, Pa. Ruth Ann Walls volunteered to play the piano as the list of residents celebrating their birthday Feb. 21-27 was read. We all sang Happy Birthday to Rita Anderson, Alice Fazio and Burt Pritchett. Celebrating anniversaries we had John and Shirley Woodruff, also Adrian and Barb Kuiper and George and Barbara Morse. Sherry White thanked everyone for participating in the spaghetti supper for the Memorial Fund; they raised $959. She said it was an honor to dedicate the memory of this program to Alice Jacobson. Barbara Kuiper, who is a member of the Sweet Adelines, sang her invitation to the audience telling them that the Good Time Barber Shop show was Feb. 26. Jim Hogan told the group that the Pancake Breakfast will be Saturday, March 5 from 8-10a.m. The cost is $3; bring your own place settings and your appetite. Vickie Echelberry told the group that the Carry In Dinner would be March 24. Jim Becker announced the up and coming dance, which is Saturday, March 26, and will be a military theme for the United States and Canada. Bring your own beverage; the dance committee will furnish the ice and snacks. The music will be from 8-10 p.m. Doris True announced that the Ladies Day Out will be at Michael's in Spring Lake area. The menu will be posted on the bulletin board to sign up as well. Marilyn Cromer announced that the Ohio residents will be going to Bella Vista's on Sunday, March 6. Dinner will be at 1:30. Carol Noel announced that the Military Soup and sandwich will be Sunday, March 13 beginning at 5 p.m. The cost will be $5. The menu will be announced. Paula Bannister announced the Book Group meeting will be Thursday, March 17 at her home beginning at 10 a.m. The remainder of the meeting was to discuss our Relay for Life project that is scheduled for April 9-10. Paula Bannister is the coordinator and this year the team is hoping to raise $2,000. We have already begun selling name posters in memory of a loved one who had cancer. Luminaries are going to be going on sale and we have various baskets that are going to be raffled off. Tickets will be $1-$10. If you pay $10 you get 11 tickets. We are off to a good start, which you can see by the number of names that have been posted in the club house. Tuesday Ladies Coffee we had 27 ladies present. Our emcee and coffee maker was Vickie Echelberry. She welcomed everyone and asked everyone to name their favorite restaurant in the area. The majority said they liked the No Frills Grill. She then asked if we had any new residents or newcomer to the meetings. Sally Mansfield introduced herself and to ld how she lives with her mo m here in the park. Next she re ad the names of persons celebra ting their birthday. We all san g happy birthday to Alice Fazi o. Carol Noel read the Sunshi ne report. She just received wo rd from Jan Cripes'daughter th at Jan passed away while s he was hospitalized in Alabam a. Peggy Sue Teague is hom e from the hospital and her si ster is visiting her fro m Pennsylvania. Shirl Baum an is not feeling well. Wil Noel is doing better; he went to t he hospital because he was deh ydrated but is now hom e. Marilyn Cromer told t he group that the St. Patrick 's Day dinner will be Thursda y, March 17. The cost will be $ 6, and the meal will be the trad itional corned beef, cabbag e, potatoes and carrots. Paula Bannister spo ke about the Relay for Li fe Program and the various pro jects that are being done to reach our goal of $2,000. W e will be displaying the baske ts to be bid on at the dinners th at are planned througho ut March. Everyone is gettin g excited about this worth y cause. Doris True reported that t he Illinois, Indiana, Iowa an d Missouri dinner that was he ld at Homer's on Feb. 19 was a great success. They had 5 3 people attend. ScoreboardWoodhaven Estates bridge scoresSEBRING Here are t he Bridge scores for Woodhav en Estates this week. Party Bridge: First plac e, Erma Hofford; second plac e, Eric Wickstrom; and thi rd place, Sandy Wickstrom. Duplicate Bridge: Fir st place, Laurie LaBerge an d Jeanne Sisson; second plac e, Eric and Sandy Wickstrom ; third place, Erma Hofford an d Margaret Bousfield. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 9B HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND ELECTRONICS WASTE COLLECTIONSmall businesses please contact the Recycling Dept. for proper disposal of hazardous materials. Oil and Batteries accepted in unlimited quantities during this scheduled collection and also during normal operating hours at the Recycling Dept. 7 a.m. 3 p.m. The following is a list of commonly used household materials which will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection:€ Solvents € Muriatic Acid € Cleaning Supplies € Brake Fluid € Hearing Aid Batteries € Used Oil € Rechargeable Batteries € Clothing Spot Cleaner € All Paints € Automotive Cleaners € White Out/Liquid Paper€ Paint Remover € Antifreeze € Liquid Auto Polishers € Wood Preservatives € Auto Batteries € Pool Chemicals € Carpet Cleaner € Water Sealers € Unknown Chemicals € Liquid Furniture Polish € Paint Thinner € Carburetor Cleaners € De-GreasersHOUSEHOLDSONLYACCEPTED ELECTRONICSEND OF LIFE ELECTRONICS: Computer, Monitors, Keyboards, Terminals, Televisions, Stereos, Printers, Fax Machines, VCRs, DVD Players, Video Cameras, Video Game Consoles, Wireless Devices. Barkley StreetSaturday March 5, 20118:30am till 2:30pmFor more information, call(863) 655-6400FREEFREE FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS Tanglewood B y Neil Simpson Town and Country Mobile Home Park By Janet Day Tropical Harbor Estates By Barbara Kelleher Courtesy photo The Sensuous Senator' opens on the Tanglewood stage at 7 p.m. this evening.

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Easton BakerLisa and Philip Baker of S ebring announce the birth o f a son, Easton Dayton, at 2 :23 p.m. on Feb. 18, 2011 a t Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, Sebring. Easton weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and 20 inches in l ength. Maternal grandparents are R oy and Kathy Haley of S ebring. Paternal grandparents are B ob and Anne Baker of S ebring and Elsin Baker of S ebring. Kaiden BreshearsSheree Breshears and R yan Langford of Sebring a nnounce the birth of a son, K aiden Alexander, at 1:56 p .m. on Feb. 21, 2011 at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter, Sebring. Maternal grandmother is K risty Breshears. Paternal grandmother is A nn Langford.Paris EvansLapetra Evans and Mosely M cCray of Sebring a nnounce the birth of a d aughter, Paris Jackay Lyric, a t 10:27 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2 011 at Florida Hospital H eartland Medical Center, S ebring. Paris weighed 6 pounds, 6 o unces and measured 20 i nches in length. Maternal grandparents are J ackie Lockhart and Ronald L ockhart of Sebring. Paternal grandparents are W ilma and Jean Chilasm of L ake Placid. Uriah HoltVictoria Yensen and A ndrew Holt of Avon Park a nnounce the birth of a son, U riah Aden, at 10:34 a.m. on F eb. 21, 2011 at Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter, Sebring. Uriah weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20.5 i nches in length. Maternal grandmother is T heresa Coomes of M ansfield, Ohio. Paternal grandmother is D eborah Holt of Avon Park.Rylee JacksonJennifer and Tyler Jackson o f Lake Placid announce the b irth of a daughter, Rylee R ae, at 8:33 a.m. on Feb. 18, 2 011 at Florida Hospital H eartland Medical Center, S ebring. Maternal grandparents are L isa and Cary Yaney of A von Park. Paternal grandparents are T ommy Jackson and Terry J ackson of Lake Placid. A rery MillerLisa and Dennis Miller of S ebring announce the birth of a daughter, Arery Norelle, on Feb. 6, 2011 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Arery weighed 7.75 pounds and measured 20.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Antoinette and Michael Heffner of Sebring. Paternal grandmother is Patricia Miller of Neva, Ohio. Izaiah PrayzeAmisti Johnson of Sebring announces the birth of a son, Izaiah, at 5:56 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2011 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Izaiah weighed 6 pounds and measured 18 inches in length. He was welcomed home by his aunts, Alanna Leach, Aleia Jones and Amber Jones. Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Colleen Jones.Ariana TrujilloCindy Kaminsky of Lake Placid and Marco Trujillo Jr. of Avon Park announce the birth of a daughter, Ariana Victoria, at 10:01 a.m. on Feb. 4, 2011 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Ariana weighed 7 pounds and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Vivian Kaminsky and Victor Kaminsky of Lake Placid. Paternal grandparents are Marco Trujillo Sr. and Rosa Trujillo of Avon Park. Page 10BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com SUPPORTYOUR 385-3497HIGHLANDS COUNTYS OLDEST ESTABLISHED HEARING AID OFFICE130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring Mon. 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They have four sons, of which one is now deceased, nine grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Magee-McGlincheyKurt Magee and Donna M cGlinchey were married F eb. 12. Aprivate ceremony t ook place at Sunrise, in the H ouse of Refuge Beach in S tuart. The bride is employed by t he Highlands County S chool Board and the groom a t Stanley Steemer. The happy couple reside in Sebring. Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Magee Wedding Christopher OwenArmy Pfc. Christopher H. Owen has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. 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DearAbby: My husband a nd I moved into our first h ome two years ago. Afew m onths after that, our lives g ot even better with the addit ion of our son. After living here for a w hile, we noticed that the n eighbors behind us have a l arge window in their shower, a nd they tend to take a lot of n ighttime showers. (I'm sure y ou can see where this is h eading.) For a long time, we c hose to ignore it, but my m otherly instincts are getting t he better of me now. I can't h elp thinking of the day w hen my son is old enough t o realize what he's seeing. My husband and I have b een debating whether to tell o ur neighbors we can see t hem showering. Sometimes t hey get pretty carried away i n there. Should I tell them w e can see everything? And i f so, how do I go about it w ithout causing them to be e mbarrassed, ashamed or a ngry? Getting an Eyeful in Ohio DearGetting an Eyeful: A nother shower letter! Write y our neighbors a polite note t elling them there is a clear v iew into their shower when t heir lights are on at night. E xplain that before your son w as born this was not of conc ern to you, but now that you have a small child, you would appreciate it if they would work with you on a solution to this problem. They may not be aware they've been putting on an X-rated show. DearAbby: I have worked in the same office for more than a decade. Last year I returned to school in an effort to finally get into a field where I can earn more money. I will graduate next spring and, hopefully, will begin a new career. I need your advice about how to approach my boss when the time comes. This is a very small office and, while I wouldn't call us friends, we probably have a closer relationship than most people in a larger office would have. Any thoughts on the best way to approach this? Giving Notice on the East Coast DearGiving Notice: Because you have been in school for the length of time you have, your announcement will probably not come as much of a surprise to your employer. However, before you give notice, be sure you have another job in place. When you do speak to your employer, thank him or her for your job. Explain that you are ready to start in your new field and offer to spend a few weeks training your replacement to make any transition easier. DearAbby: My husband recently had major surgery. I wanted to call a few close friends and family members beforehand to let them know. When I told my husband, we had an argument. He felt they would feel obligated to respond. I felt it would be nice for both of us to have support and that they would want to know. As it turned out, I made some calls and we did receive some muchneeded support. Was I wrong to do this? (My husband wants your opinion on the matter.) Grateful for Helping Hands in Colorado DearGrateful: The prospect of major surgery can be frightening both for the patient and the spouse. Your husband may have preferred to downplay it because he was afraid broadcasting it was displaying weakness. You obviously found the prospect traumatic and didn't want to be alone at that time. Was it wrong to ask for help? I don't think so. My advice to your husband is to lighten up and get well soon. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To order How to Write Letters for All Occasions,' send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $6 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby Letter Booklet, P.O. 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GORSKI ACROSS 1 Words before a discounted price 7 TV network force 13 Pickle juices 19 Go-getter 20 Hometown of old radio's Fibber McGee and Molly 21 Noted parent in tabloids 23 Not level 24 Did sleight of hand with 25 Food often dipped in soy sauce 26 Band whose 1998 song "One Week" was #1 for one week 29 Tennis's Ivanisevic 30 Astrologer to the rich and famous 33 Softens 34 More furtive 36 PC key 37 Lab instructor? 39 Reduced amount? 40 1950s pinup queen ___ Page 42 Spartan walkway 43 Bridge position 44 ___ generis 45 "After you" 46 Pear variety 48 Milky Way, for one 50 Didn't accept, with "on" 53 One way for drivers to turn 55 NASA recruiting site 56 In the past, once 60 "Give ___ rest!" 61 ___-ray Disc 63 Gift from above 65 Shreve who wrote "The Pilot's Wife" 66 Onetime head of the Medell’n drug cartel 69 Mattel announced their breakup in 2004 71 Name in 2000 headlines 72 Set up 76 Alphabet trio 77 Tapping site 78 Big name in lens care 79 Dernier ___ 80 Sandler's "Spanglish" co-star 82 With good order 84 Classic western slugfest 87 It's just below a B 89 Really use an opportunity well 92 CPR pro 93 Slinky, e.g. 94 Togo's capital 98 Writer/philosopher Hannah 99 General name on a menu? 100 Three-stringed instruments 102 Roman 1,002 103 Children's song refrain 105 "Death of a Salesman" role 106 Best Buy buy 107 Wars, in ancient Rome 109 Plan on ordering a drink, say 112 Loose 114 Actress Dolores of the silent era 115 Brand advertised with a cow 119 Member of an assaulting party 120 Leveling tool 121 Blue boys? 122 Fervid 123 Choir supports 124 Currency replaced by the euro DOWN 1 Rushing stat: Abbr. 2 Popeye's gal 3 Juan's one 4 New Year's Eve wear 5 Egyptian god of the universe 6 "Star Wars" guru 7 Beseeches 8 Resolved 9 Suitcase convenience 10 "Aunt ___ Cope Book" 11 Multicolored 12 Really mean 13 Giving orders 14 Pioneer in quadraphonic records 15 "I love this!" 16 Big Apple neighborhood 17 Gulf state 18 Civil war locale beginning in 1991 22 Made, as money 27 Sharply reprimanded 28 Just 30 Takes too much 31 Witty saying 32 Fifth word of the Gettysburg Address 35 W.W. II craft 38 Etui item 39 Jails, in British slang 41 Finis 44 Drop 45 Quiet transportation 47 Simon of Duran Duran 48 ___-Magnon 49 Present opener? 50 Parade tootler 51 Dickens title opener 52 Vaccine pioneer 54 "The Killing Fields" actor Haing S. ___ 57 "___-Tikki-Tavi" 58 Word with plate or plant 59 Like grapefruit juice 62 Grp. whose seal has the words "This we'll defend" 64 Irving Bacheller novel "___ Holden" 65 Caper 67 Ralph ___ nŽ Lifshitz 68 Steal 70 Equal in height 73 Avis alternative 74 Lizard look-alike 75 Football score abroad 79 South American animal with a snout 81 Quarantine advocates 83 Part of the next-tolast line of the Lord's Prayer 85 "My stars!" 86 Mend, in a way, as a metal joint 88 Lounge in many a hotel 89 Fearsome snakes 90 Mozart's "Un bacio di mano," e.g. 91 Garrison in Minnesota 93 More like Bette Midler stage shows 95 Green-lights 96 Common middle name for a girl 97 Biblical verb ending 99 Cravat holder 100 Recurring Matt Damon title role 101 Not out 104 "The Great Movies" author 105 Actor Waggoner and others 108 Product of fatback 110 Italian author Primo 111 Recipe abbr. 113 Brig. ___ 116 Rap's Dr. ___ 117 Little amphibian 118 Hush-hush grp. 123456789101112131415161718 19202122 232425 26272829 30313233343536 3738394041 42434445 46474849 50515253545556575859 606162636465 6667686970 71727374757677 787980818283 8485868788 899091929394959697 9899100101 102103104105106 107108109110111 112113114115116117118 119120121 122123124 Solution on page 7B Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day but it is something many of us skip. If at all possible breakfast is another meal opportunity that can be enjoyed at the table if you plan ahead. Meal planning goes far beyond just dinner, it should include breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Being well prepared will save you money in many ways, first on groceries, then years later on doctor bills. One thing to consider when making healthy breakfasts is how long will it be until you get to eat your lunch? Do you have time to have a midmorning snack? If you have to wait a long time make sure you get plenty of lean proteins and healthy fats in your breakfast. This will help your breakfast stick to you longer, keeping you full and satisfied and less likely to grab a vending machine candy bar. Ahealthy breakfast does not have to be boring. If you are having trouble finding time consider breakfast smoothies, breakfast casseroles and even slow cooker breakfasts. You can put the ingredients of both the smoothies and the casseroles together the night before, ready to blend immediately or pop in the oven while you shower. The trick is, of course, meal planning. You can add literally an hour to your day with simple meal planning. Imagine, instead of looking in your fridge each morning with a blank expression you actually know exactly what you will feed yourself and your family before you even go to bed at night. In fact, you've known all week since you went grocery shopping. Boring? No way. Healthy, fast, and necessary in today's fast paced world. Below are some super yummy, easy and healthy breakfasts:Delicious breakfast smoothie1/2 Banana Six frozen strawberries 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon flax seeds 1 egg (optional) Splash of milk (almond, orreal milk, optional) In a large blender mix the above ingredients until smooth. Recipe is one serving, you can double, or even quadruple this recipe depending upon how large your blender capacity is. Variations: Change fruit to any fruit you desire. If you need more fat in your food try adding a teaspoon of coconut oil or the fruit of a coconut.Mini Frittatas3 tablespoons melte d coconut oil 1 tomato, finely choppe d 1 red bell pepper, fine ly chopped 1 small onion, fine ly chopped 1 carrot, shredded 8 Large eggs, beaten 1/4 teaspoon Himalaya n salt Mix all ingredients toget her well divide evenly in a muffin tin (six ) which h as been coated evenly wi th melted oil. Atip to coat is to use a paper towel dipped in the melted coconut oil. Ba ke in a 350 degree oven f or about 15 minutes until eg gs are thoroughly set. Variations: Add 2 ounc es of any type of cheese. T ry goat cheese and chopp ed spinach for an excellent va riation. You can cook these t he night before, can be eat en cold or hot. You can also m ix the mixture the night befo re and pour in muffin tins in t he a.m. for a hot breakfast. Wr ap inside some flat bread or a wheat tortilla and take on t he road.Slow Oatmeal2 cups old fashioned oa ts 6 cups water Dash of salt (optional) 1 teaspoon cinnamo n (optional) handful dried fruit of choice (optional) Put everything into a lar ge capacity slow cooker, stirrin g well, turn on low and go to bed. In the morning, give it a stir before serving. Old er kids and adults can ser ve themselves adding toppin gs of their choice from milk, to fresh fruit and honey. It's u p to your individual tastes. Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at www.savingdinner.com. Easy breakfasts Dinner Diva Leanne Ely Neighbors' nightly water show in their shower is beginning to make waves Dear Abby

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LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Wednesday, March 2, 2011 SOURCES: National Aeronautics and SOURCES:NationalAeronauticsand Space Administration (NASA); cnet.com; SpaceAdministration(NASA);cnet.com; Lee Hulteng/MCT graphic LeeHulteng/MCTgraphic Photos courtesy of NASA PhotoscourtesyofNASA Flown 39 missions, orbiting Flown39missions,orbiting the Earth 5,628 times theEarth5,628times Traveled almost 143 million Traveledalmost143million miles and spent 352 days in milesandspent352daysin space space Docked 12 times with Docked12timeswith International Space Station, InternationalSpaceStation, once with Russian Mir space oncewithRussianMirspace station station Brought the first satellite Broughtthefirstsatellite back from space backfromspace Carried 256 crew members Carried256crewmembers including: including: First female to pilot a Firstfemaletopilota spacecraft spacecraft Oldest person to fly in space Oldestpersontoflyinspace First Cosmonaut to fly FirstCosmonauttofly in a shuttle inashuttle April 5, 2010 Space Shuttle April5,2010SpaceShuttle Discovery launch DiscoverylaunchDISCOVERYS ACHIEVEMENTS Real Real person on personon Earth Earth Robot Robot in in space The The robonauts robonauts sensors sensors respond to respondto the persons thepersons movements. movements. A backpack will allow it to plug Abackpackwillallowittoplug into the power supply on the intothepowersupplyonthe space station. spacestation. The The robots robots grasping grasping fingers can fingerscan control fine controlfine tools, even tools,even enter text on entertexton hand-held hand-held devices. devices. An infrared camera Aninfraredcamera for depth fordepth perception. perception. Four cameras lie Fourcameraslie inside the visor. insidethevisor. 2002 2003 2001 20011997 1998 19991995 1996 1992 1993 19911988 1989 Nov. 2, 2000 Nov.2,2000 The first crew of Americans ThefirstcrewofAmericans and Russians take up andRussianstakeup residence in the ISS, residenceintheISS, for several months. forseveralmonths. May 7, 1992 May7,1992 First launch of Firstlaunchof Endeavor Endeavor Oct. 18, 1989 Oct.18,1989 Atlantis Atlantis launches Galileo launchesGalileo to study Jupiter. tostudyJupiter. It disintegrated Itdisintegrated in 2003 in in2003in Jupiters Jupiters atmosphere. atmosphere. Feb. 3, 1994 Feb.3,1994 Sergei Krikalev is the first SergeiKrikalevisthefirst Russian cosmonaut to fly Russiancosmonauttofly on the space shuttle. onthespaceshuttle. Feb. 1, 2011, Feb.1,2011, Space Shuttle SpaceShuttle Discovery is Discoveryis rolled out to rolledoutto launch pad launchpad at NASAs atNASAs Kennedy Kennedy Space Center SpaceCenter in Florida. inFlorida. 2011 MISSIONSSOURCES: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); cnet.com; Lee Hulteng/MCT graphic Photos courtesy of NASA Flown 39 missions, orbiting the Earth 5,628 times Traveled almost 143 million miles and spent 352 days in space Docked 12 times with International Space Station, once with Russian Mir space station Brought the first satellite back from space Carried 256 crew members including: First female to pilot a spacecraft Oldest person to fly in space First Cosmonaut to fly in a shuttle April 5, 2010 Space Shuttle Discovery launchDISCOVERYS ACHIEVEMENTS ROBONAUT 2 IN SPACEHOW IT WORKSThe shuttle will carry a permanent resident, a robotic astronaut, to the International Space Station. Its initial task is to see how well it operates in space in the absence of gravity. Sensors in a persons head gear and gloves transmit movements to the robot. Real person on Earth Robot in space The robonauts sensors respond to the persons movements. A backpack will allow it to plug into the power supply on the space station. The robots grasping fingers can control fine tools and even enter text on hand-held devices. An infrared camera for depth perception. Four cameras lie inside the visor. Oct. 16, module in cargo area of Discovery Discoverys last mission will deliver a Permanent Multipurpose Module that will be used for storage and space to conduct experiments such as fluid physics and biology. Feb. 1, 2011, Space Shuttle Discovery is rolled out to launch pad at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida. PAST SHUTTLE MISSIONSApril 12, 1981Columbia launches the first space shuttle mission2009 2008200620072004 2002 200320011997 1998 19991995 1996 1992 1993 19911988 1987 1985 1983 1982 1989Jan. 16, 2003Columbia and seven crew members are killed about 16 minutes before landing.Jan. 28, 1986Challenger and 7 crew members are killed about 73 seconds after liftoff.June 18, 1983Challenger mission takes Sally Ride, the first American woman into space.Oct. 3, 1985First launch of AtlantisApril 4, 1983First launch of ChallengerNov. 2, 2000The first crew of Americans and Russians take up residence in the ISS, for several months.Aug. 30, 1984First launch of DiscoveryMay 7, 1992First launch of EndeavorOct. 18, 1989Atlantis launches Galileo to study Jupiter. It disintegrated in 2003 in Jupiters atmosphere.Feb. 3, 1994Sergei Krikalev is the first Russian cosmonaut to fly on the space shuttle.STS-133 MISSIONDISCOVERYS FINAL FLIGHTFeb. 24: STS-133 mission Discovery April 18: STS-134 mission Endeavor June 28: STS-135 mission AtlantisColumbia Challenger Discovery Atlantis Endeavor Graphic by Cindy Jones-Hulfachor/Sun Sentinel/MCT



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This job provides me with interesting opportunities. I spent Monday, for example, riding a comfortably air-conditioned bus around northern Highlands County on an agricultural tour organized by the countys extension office with the help of volunteers from the field. Actually, there were two tours Monday. The other explored the southern half of the county. Susie Bishop, the native daughter of a big animal vet, wife of a dairy farmer and employed by Blue Head Ranch, acted as guide with Darlene Phypers, an owner of Happiness Farms and co-founder of Ag-venture the educational program offered to every third grader in the county once a year. We visited a hydroponics farm, a traditional dairy, a cattle ranch SFCCwins 8th in a rowPAGE1BDiscoverys final flightPAGE12BRide the Race Track March 13PAGE2ANEWS-SUN SOURCES:NationalAeronauticsand SpaceAdministration(NASA);cnet.com; LeeHulteng/MCTgraphic PhotoscourtesyofNASA Flown39missions,orbiting theEarth5,628times Traveledalmost143million milesandspent352daysin space Docked12timeswith InternationalSpaceStation, oncewithRussianMirspace station Broughtthefirstsatellite backfromspace Carried256crewmembers including: Firstfemaletopilota spacecraft Oldestpersontoflyinspace FirstCosmonauttofly inashuttle April5,2010SpaceShuttle DiscoverylaunchDISCOVERYS ACHIEVEMENTSReal personon Earth Robot in space The robonauts sensors respondto thepersons movements. Abackpackwillallowittoplug intothepowersupplyonthe spacestation. The robots grasping fingerscan controlfine tools,even entertexton hand-held devices. Aninfraredcamera fordepth perception. Fourcameraslie insidethevisor.2002 200320011997 1998 19991995 1996 1992 1993 19911988 1989Nov.2,2000ThefirstcrewofAmericans andRussianstakeup residenceintheISS, forseveralmonths.May7,1992Firstlaunchof EndeavorOct.18,1989Atlantis launchesGalileo tostudyJupiter. Itdisintegrated in2003in Jupiters atmosphere.Feb.3,1994SergeiKrikalevisthefirst Russiancosmonauttofly onthespaceshuttle. Feb.1,2011, SpaceShuttle Discoveryis rolledoutto launchpad atNASAs Kennedy SpaceCenter inFlorida. Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, March 2-3, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 26 | 50 cents www.newssun.com 079099401001 HighLow 78 54Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Intervals of clouds and sun Forecast Question: Should state employees have collective bargaining? Next question: Do the rising oil and gas prices have you worried about the economic recovery? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Ronald J. Hansel Age 71, of Sebring Richard (Dick) Ross Age 70, of Sebring Leonard C. Surdam Age 85, of Lake Placid Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 50% No 50% Total votes: 128 Celebrations 10B Classifieds 9A Clubs & Organizations6B Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby 11B Dinner Diva 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Friends & Neighbors9B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times 11B NASCAR This Week4B Police Blotter 2A Sports On TV 2B Index News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS EMT/Public Information Officer, Rob Bullock, explains the idea behind Positive Medical Transports new pink ambulance. The staff at Positive hope that the ambulance will further spread breast cancer awareness. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The newest addition to the Positive Medical Transport company shined brightly on Saturday for the five-year anniversary of Ron Lanes company. Lane, founder of Positive Medical Transport, along with friends, family and employees of the company spent the day reflecting on how much the company has grown in such a short time. Weve been extremely, extremely blessed, said Rob Bullock, the public information officer for the company. I grew up here and we are fortunate; when other companies are downsizing we continue to gain new employees, and not because of turn-overs but because we are stead y growing, Bullock said. Positive Medic al Transport, formerly known as Positive Mobility, includes a staff of more than 14 0 employees and a fleet of 1 4 vehicles, half of which a re brand new. The most rece nt addition to the fleet is t he Positive Medical Transport celebrates 5 years, goes pink New ambulance promotes breast cancer awareness See POSITIVE, page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Coun ty Commissioners heard from Glad es Electric that some ordinances are n ot conducive to business in the county an d make it hard for future business to rel ocate here. Tommy Todd, general manager an d chief executive officer of Glad es Electric, told the board that how ord inances are drafted are crucial to allow ing business growth in the county. This is very important to the mem bers of Glades Electric, Todd told t he commissioners. Despite the agenda item of a discu ssion of the board attorney on the sam e day, Todd explained his intention w as not to discredit County Attorney Ro ss Macbeth. The timing not intentional. Som e may interpret me being here as part of the issue, but I am here to discuss t he process that has been designed, Tod d said. Todd explained that the county sta ff was not doing its due diligence on ho w ordinances would impact the citize ns and business within the county, and th at those ordinances were becoming law. Ordinances should be written to have a positive effect on the residen ts and businesses in the county. I am n ot here to ask for an exception to this o ne ordinance, but to offer assistance in rewriting the ordinance for future bus iness, Todd said. Todd was using a current perm it request by Glades Electric as an exam ple of the unintended costs to busines ses and residences. CEO says countys ordinances cost area business By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon Parks city council took the first steps to convert to curbside single-stream recycling at its meeting on Monday night, and the project will bring no extra cost to their citizens. According to Avon Park Public Works Director Julian Deleon, if the council accepted the project at their next meeting, each resident would get recycling container within 60 days, and garbage pick-up would go to one day a week. The single-stream containers provided by Republic Services Inc. would allow residents to put all of their glass, paper, cardboard, plastic and aluminum into one large container covered with a lid. The materials would then be transported to a Lakeland recycling plant where they would be sorted and packaged to be resold to mills and manufacturers. The plan is to take one truck off the road and save the city over $162,550 per year, Deleon told the council during his presentation, which would offset the cost of $93,000 per year of the recycling. Republic had representatives on hand during the presentation to answer questions, and to seek a three-year contract with the city. Mark Talbott, general manager for the Republic Services Lakeland Division, told the council that his company was for profit, but they were able to defer the costs for pickups at the residents by reselling the sorted products. We built a $4 million plant in Lakeland to handle the business of small municipalities in the region. By providing the infrastructure, we are able to defray a lot of the co llection costs to the cities an d counties that participate , Talbott said. Deleons plan would ta ke one of the two weekly tra sh pickups at each residence an d replace that with one rec ycling pickup per week. The cost of the picku p would be $2.28 per househo ld per month, but that cost wou ld not pass through to the hom eAvon Park takes look at curbside recycling program Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and See AVON, page 5A See CEO, page 3A We are what we eat Tuffin It Christopher Tuffley News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY A group of 50 individuals took the northern tour of Highlands County farms Monday. It is offered once a year by the countys extension service. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Ira McClellend, an authentic cowboy, gathers part of a herd to show the tour. While horses arent used as much as in the past, they are still a vital part of the job, as are the dogs used to move the cattle along. See TOUR, page 3A Tour teaches about local agriculture

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Sebring Chamber presents the Downtown Circle of SpeedSEBRING Join the H istoric Sports Car Racing G roup and the Greater S ebring Chamber of C ommerce in an evening of h istoric cars, beer, soft d rinks and bratwurst. This e vent gives race fans the o pportunity to view close-up s everal historic race cars and m eet their drivers at the S ebring Circle from 4-8 p.m. T hursday (cars leave Circle a t 5:30 p.m. to return to the t rack). Bring the entire family to l isten to a live music and the t hundering engines of the v intage race cars. Get up c lose and talk to the drivers, t ake photos and get autog raphs. This is a free event, b ut $10 will buy you all the s oft drinks, beer, and brats y ou care to eat. This is a f amily event for everyone. For more information a bout the Circle of Speed, c ontact the Chamber at 3858 448. Heroes and Angels selling pens to raise funds for Deployed W arriors programSEBRING Heroes and A ngels is a non-profit organi zation that provides free of c harge greeting cards, p ostage and a mailing service on behalf of THE deployed military to their family for special occasions. Deployed military may not have access during deployment or while in combat situations to American shops to purchase these items. Heroes and Angels will mail cards to their loved ones at the appropriate time. There is never a charge for the card, postage or mailing. In order to raise funds to pay for this small, but welcome service, the Heroes and Angels Fund Raising Committee will be selling Thank You For Your Support ball point pens for $1 each. To help a service man or woman and order a pen, call Sherrie Hess-Anderson, Chairperson of the Angels and Heroes Fundraising Committee, at 385-3376 or send a check for $1 along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Heroes and Angels Fund Raising Committee, 5537 Columbus Blvd., Sebring, FL33872. If you have a family member who is deployed and you would like to nominate them to either receive a thank you card for their service or greeting cards for members of their family, send an e-mail with the service persons contact information to Marvin Deselle at marvindeselle@comcast.net.LP Library changes children programsLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Memorial Library is changing its program schedule beginning today. Free Storytime for 3to 5year old children will be Page 2ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com Published every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday at 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, Florida 33870 A Harbor Point Media Company OFFICE: 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 OFFICE HOURS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m, Monday-Friday PHONE: 863-385-6155 MAIN FAX NUMBER: 863-385-1954 NEWSROOM FAX NUMBER: 863-385-2453 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 S., Sebring, FL 33870 USPS ISSN 0163-3988 Periodical postage paid at Sebring, FL and additional entry office(s)CIRCULATION SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY EDITIONS: If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m., please phone the circulation department before 10 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday publication days, and before 11 a.m. on Sunday publication days and a replacement copy will be delivered to you. Subscribers who notify us after the times mentioned will receive credit to their account. 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PB: Power Ball PP: Power Pla y Lottery Center The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Monday, Feb. 28: Kenneth Lamar Armstrong, 29, of Lake Placid, was charged for withholding support, non-support of children or spouse. Michelle Elizabeth Baker, 19, of Sebring, was charged with larceny, petit theft, first degree. Crystal Anne Canova, 28, of Sebring, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Agustin Cisneros, 51, of Sebring, was charged with disturbing the peace. Dezaray Renee Durrance, 26, of Effort, Pa., was charged with grand theft; and fraudulent use of a credit card. Lindsay Lavonne Glenn, 50, of Sebring, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of cocaine. Francisco Lopez Gomez, 24, of Avon Park, was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver license. Dustin Thomas Griffin, 20, of Babson Park, was charged with petit theft; possession of cannabis; and possession of drug paraphernalia. Noemi Cruz Guadalupe, 40, of Avon Park, was charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill; and battery, touch or strike. Domingo Silvan Hernandez, 33, of Avon Park, was detained on a municipal ordinance violation. Jose Lopez Hernandez, 34, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Fredrick Joe Lamar, 41, of Sebring, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; battery, touch or strike; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession or displaying of canceled or revoked driver license. Pablo Merita Mendoza, 33, of Sebring, was charged on an immigration detainer for municipal ordinance violation. Raul Morales, 49, of Lake Placid, was charged with crimes against person, corrupt by threatening public servant; and disorderly intoxication in public place causing disturbance. Belinda Joyce Owens, 56, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended or revoked. Kevin Wayne Phillips, 23, of Frostproof, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of controlled substance without prescription. Rachel Elizabeth Smith, 24, of Orlando, was charged with grand theft. Melinda Lee Strange, 46, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of cocaine. Galyn Oakley Turnbull, 24, of Sebring, was charged with possession of controlled substance without prescription. Samantha Ungerer, 18, of Sebring, was charged larceny, petit theft, first degree. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Sunday, Feb. 27: Anne Marie Blissett, 38, of Whitwell, Tenn., was charged with grand theft; dealing in stolen property; and giving false verification to pawn broker. Dorothy Yanei Broxson, 44, of Lorida, was charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill. Shawn Latrel Childs, 36, of Winter Haven, was charged with driving while license suspended, third or subsequent offense. Scott Conrad, 29, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams. Daryl DeWayne Coulter, 39, of Sebring, was charged with petit theft; giving false verification to pawn broker; and dealing in stolen property. Laura Michelle Grantham, 24, of Clio, Ala., was charged with dealing in stolen property. Francisco MatiasOrdones, 33, of Parrish, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid license; POLICEBLOTTER Continued on page 8A COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A By BARRYFOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING Watching t he Mobil 1 12 Hours of S ebring can be an exciting e xperience, but how about s eeing the 3.7mile circuit f irst hand? That is the opport unity offered annually by t he Sebring Chamber of C ommerce as they host their a nnual Ride the Racetrack e vent. Done in conjunction with t he Skip Barber Racing S chool,guests can take a h igh-speed tour around the 1 7-turn facility with a racing i nstructor at the wheel. Ride the Racetrack will be h eld Sunday, March 13, from 1 1 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cars w ill embark from the C orvette Corral on Turn 17 a nd fans are to park there. N o pets or car seats can be p ermitted. All seats are sing le occupancy with seat b elts. This is a great opportunit y. Not only is it a thrilling r ide, but these drivers e xplain their strategy of raci ng, how they brake, how t hey accelerate, the lines t hey take around the curves. I ts instructional and exciti ng at the same time, said G reater Sebring Chamber of C ommerce Executive D irector Greg Harris. The Skip Barber drivers t ake theirMazda Threesout i n pairs or groups of three so t hat participants have the f eel of close-quarters racing. D uring the course of the ride, each car has a chance to pass and be passed by other cars to get the feel of what its like to be in an ontrack battle for position. We usually wear out the left front tire and go through a couple of tanks of gas for each of the cars, said Skip Barbers Terry Earwood. I think we put about 300 miles per car per event. The Ride the Racetrack event is unique to Sebring. I don't think theres another track in the country that even allows something like this, Earwood said. Not only are the the tires, fuel and cars are donated, but the drivers also volunteer for the event. Earwood says a typical ride involves a running commentary on how the track is driven plus answering questions from the riders. We have a pretty eclectic group. There are people who have never been to a race, all the way up to veterans who have been coming for like 25 years, Earwood said. Some riders have beenparticipating in the chamber event for better than a decade. One youngster has been riding with Earwood since she was in first grade, and she graduates from high school this year. In addition to the riding of the track, there will bea live radio remote on WWOJ 99.1 FM with popular morning personality John Meder Participants can save $5 by purchasing their tickets before the event. They are available at the chamber offices. Call 385-8448 for more information. Ride the Race Track will offer high-speed thrills March 13 News-Sun file photo Ride the Race Track participants will get the chance to zip around Sebring International Raceway at high speed on March 13. By LAURAWIDES-MUNOZ APHispanic Affairs WriterMIAMI Tallahassee lawmakers are p ushing for a watered-down version of A rizonas tough illegal immigration l aws, saying its part of a broad effort by s tates to enact laws that will force W ashington to create a uniform set of i mmigration reforms. Florida Senate President Pro Tem M ike Bennett, R-Bradenton, calls the l atest proposals immigration light. T hey will be considered during the u pcoming 60-day legislative session, w hich begins March 8. Nothing out of Florida is going to r esemble Arizona, he recently told The A ssociated Press. Alot of it is to get the federal gove rnment to take notice and take action. Immigrant rights groups say the state should be passing bills that are good for Florida, not to make political statements. They remain worried some of the proposals could lead to racial profiling. Meanwhile, some law enforcement agencies say the measures could create unfunded burdens on them, while business groups say it may scare off foreign investment, immigrant entrepreneurs and tourism. Bennetts initial bill, a placeholder filed last fall to accompany one filed by State Rep. William Snyder, R-Stuart, did resemble the Arizona law. That bill made it a misdemeanor not to carry proof of citizenship or valid immigration papers but made no mention of tourist or temporary work visas, both of which are far more common in Florida than Arizona. Bennett said he didnt read the bill before putting his name on it. He has since filed another that focuses on early release and deportation of immigrants convicted of certain crimes. Other bills being considered in the House and Senate would require local law enforcement to check the immigration status of anyone they arrest; require all Florida employers to use the federal work eligibility database known as Everify; and allow private citizens to sue local law enforcement agencies for failing to enforce state immigration laws. Another provision would require local law enforcement to be trained in immigration enforcement, but only if the federal government provides funding. Bennett predicted similar legislation will be passed in more than a dozen states around the country this year. State GOP leaders back stricter immigration

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 3A Todd did not mention the e xact ordinance under discuss ion. Asearch of the online c ode of ordinances for H ighlands County at h ttp://library.municode.com u nder Highlands County, a l ink form the board of comm issioners Web site, prod uced a server error. According to Todd, the o rdinance in question was d esigned to avoid abandoned c ell towers throughout the c ounty. The county required G lades Electric to put up a i rrevocable line of credit for $ 28,000 in order to even start t he permitting process. Amove, according to T odd, that costs his business a lot of money over time. Todd explained he was told t hat the county attorney and s taff stated that the ordin ances were there to protect t he county from fly-byn ight organizations. Historically, a number of o rdinances were presented w ith little fact finding, evalua tion ... and very little cons ideration of the conseq uences of those ordinances a s written, Todd said. And I hardly think that Glades e lectric is a fly-by-night o rganization. Todd also stated that if the o rdinance remained in place, i t would cost Highlands C ounty citizens who used G lades Electric more than $ 100,000. We have gone to a lot of e xpense on this one issue and w e are not guaranteed a perm it. And if we dont get one, those expenses are nonrefundable, stated Todd. I could cite more ordinances that hurt business in this county, but in consideration of time, I wont, Todd added. I urge so much that you take into consideration the way ordinances have been developed in this county. Macbeth was offered a chance to rebut Todds statements, and stated that a Certificate of Deposit could be in place and actually the business would make money on the CD. Acertificate of deposit that we have an interest is upon it, and the banks are not paying a lot on them right now, but there is still a gain, Macbeth said. I would state that if you are obtaining letters of credit, it is totally unnecessary, said Macbeth. I did not draft that ordinance. If you had been paying attention to my presentation, we bought a CD at less than 1 percent, Todd countered. Our normal investment portfolio is 11 percent. That may not be costing money to you, but when you cut 10 percent interest off of $28,000 per year, thats $2,800. That may be saving money to you, but not to us. Chairwoman Barbara Stewart stepped in to defend the county attorney, stating that Macbeth did not draft the law and that staff came up with this ordinance. Todd countered that Macbeth was in office as board attorney when the board drafted that ordinance, and asked if he was proving legal counsel at the time. Yes, Macbeth answered. When Todd continued, Stewart cut him off stating that we dont need to go there at this time. We just argued for an hour about a coffee machine, I think this is very important. And I think that in (Macbeths) world, 10 percent on $28,000 may not be a lot, but it is to us, Todd said. Todd stated that he would apologize if anyone thought he was in the wrong, and it was not his intention to criticize Macbeth directly, but the overall process. Todd also volunteered to help with future ordinances, or changing the ordinance under discussion, if needed. Other commissioners supported the idea, with some reservations. The county has to maintain its protection against a company from going upside down, Commissioner Jack Richie said. How many times have we turned away businesses because of our ordinances? Commissioner Greg Harris asked. Flexibility is important. We dont have to do what we have always done. We need to look at each one of these requests on an individual basis, Commissioner Don Elwell said. And do that before they come to the board, Stewart added. Commissioners directed County Administrator Rick Helms and his staff to take a second look at the ordinance in question. Continued from page 1A CEO cautions county about ordinances a nd the last citrus processing h ouse in the county. The whole idea of the t ours is to provide city-type f olk, or those who have only s een milk in a plastic jug, an o pportunity to learn about w here food comes from and h ow it is raised. Ironically, the majority of p articipants already knew a g reat about farming, being a ctive or recently retired f armers. Most of them were from I ndiana, Illinois and Iowa. Between them, the touring f armers raise wheat, corn, g reen beans, soy beans, t omatoes, beef and hogs. T hey know all about the c hallenges farmers face in g eneral and were extremely i nterested in the particular p roblems here in Florida. There was only one d epressing moment in an o therwise completely enjoya ble day. It turns out most of t he people I talked to were n ot encouraging their child ren or grandchildren to c arry on the family farm. Rising costs and increased r egulation were the two most c ited reasons people gave for g uiding their families to o ther professions. The prices for seed, fert ilizer, fuel and machinery k eep going up, said Dennis J acobsen, a winter resident f rom Illinois. Were over regulated, s aid his wife Cheryl. Super o ver-regulated if you want to k now the truth. There has to c ommon sense and there i snt much right now. We n eed to find a common g round. The first stop was M cCracken Farms where M ike McCracken took us for a guided tour of his hydrop onics crops. You know youre standing o n the cusp of a new era w hen you look up to see lett uce growing above your h ead or kohlrabi or tomat oes or beans. Using Styrofoam containe rs and an drip irrigation s ystem, McCracken increase s production, doesnt have t o spray pesticides and saves w ater. Its wonderful system t hat works well, McCracken s aid, as much evangelist as farmer. He told us that labor costs were not the main way foreign growers under priced American produce. Its the fertilizers and sprays that Mexican farmers can use and we cant, he said. McCracken also went out of his way to compliment Mexican farm hands as steady and hard working, as did every farmer we saw that day. We couldnt get the job done without them, said Dennis Coulture, owner of Coulture Dairy, and another whose children will probably not follow in his footsteps. As our driver, Silvio Melo, maneuvered the wide bus along narrow, dusty shell roads, Coulture pointed out several machines which cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and were used in clearing water to EPAstandards. Coulture said he brings in a load of feed a day and sends out a tanker of milk each day. Half of what he makes on the tanker of milk, he said, goes to pay for the load of feed. We learned well, I learned that heat affects cows. They produce only half the milk in the summer that they do in the winter. We were allowed into the milking parlor, which provided a face-to-udder exchange with the cows, who seemed unimpressed remained calm. The dairy cows were calm and well behaved compared to the cattle we met on the Cruiser Crews Ranch, just over the county line in Hardee. Ira McClellan, a real cowboy with Gary Coopers quiet humility answered questions after bringing in part of a herd for our inspection. Florida doesnt raise beef cattle, we were told. We raise calves that are then shipped out west to be fattened into beef before slaughter. Beef cattle behave differently from dairy cows. Cows in general are creatures of habit we were told, comfortable with routine. Beef cattle live out in fields and have little regular contact with people. Being rounded up and driven into pens is out of the ordinary for them. They become restless and edgy, mooing noisily and creating crowded packs. You should be pleased to hear, by the way, that cattle rustling is not a problem in the county. Unfortunately, however, fence vandalism is. The last stop on the tour was Maxwells Groves processing house, the last out of nine at the peak still in business. Its hard to compete small versus large, said Steve Maxwell, who built the business and the building that houses it. Maxwell said in his opinion it takes 500 acres for a grove owner to make a living, and then each acre has to produce a minimum of 500 boxes of fruit an acre. Diseases like canker and greening, and growing economic pressures, threaten the orange industry here, he said. Continued from page 1A Tour gives glimpse of county ag News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY The mikling parlor at Coulture Dairy Farm.

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But if individual habits are t ough, group habits are even t ougher. For example, there isnt a p erson alive today who r emembers what it was like to l ive in the world before the i nvention of combustion e ngines, even if they can still r emember horse carts on the s treet. In a little more than 100 y ears, we have not only b ecome dependent on oil and i ts by-products, we have b ecome addicted to the m achines that directly run on f ossil fuels, or by electricity p roduced by fossil fuels. Not only that, but we rapidl y become addicted to tools w e managed to live without s uccessfully for thousands of y ears the cell phone being a prime example. Can anyone i magine life today without i nstant access and a choice of a pps? Add to that the burgeoning n umber of people the world o ver who have raised expect ations, all wanting to live a l ife closer to the American i deal of comfort and conveni ence. With non-renewable r esources in ever greater d emand, the question of how t o solve the worlds energy needs and our dependence on the authoritarian governments that are producing oil becomes urgent. We feel the most important first step in solving these problems is changing our attitude about the whole situation. Moaning over inevitable change, while ironically remaining in denial about the need for change, will only bring us down. Instead of whining and feeling sorry for ourselves, we need to embrace change as an opportunity for breakthrough science and job creation. The need for alternative fuels exists by taking a lead in finding those alternatives we provide a solid foundation for the future, becoming again a world leader in innovation and patent holdings. All of this affects us here Central Florida directly, of course, and not only through the price of a gallon of gasoline. In fact, the situation provides an opportunity for the growers in the county to benefit personally, while helping secure our nations security. Biomass fuels that is fuel made from living plant material, as opposed to longdead and compressed plant material show tremendous promise. Best of all, scientists and economists have learned valuable lessons in biomass production. Raising corn for ethanol, for example, created several unexpected consequences. One of the most hard-hitting of those consequences was the sudden rise in corn prices a fact that impacted the production and cost of beef, chicken and pork. This time a real effort is being made to introduce new products that wont affect food production. That includes the number of acres given over to biomass crops, like sugar cane or jathropa, as opposed to beans or squash. The current plan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture encourages farmers to plant biomass crops in abandoned orange groves, or even in between rows of trees in a working grove. Several of the useful biomass plants have short growing seasons, meaning a crop can be raised in between traditional plantings of vegetables. Everyone involved in this new approach understands it is only the beginning. There are more mistakes to be made, and much more to learn but at least it is a start. We should wake up to the possibilities available in all of this. Processing plants will have to be built, for example, and a transportation network created. Long-term quality jobs requiring skill will come out of this, and the nation will be more secure. We strongly urge the county commission to think positive and seek ways to keep Highlands County in the forefront of this brave new world. Page 4ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com PRE-PRESSKEN BAREFIELDProduction Coordinator Ext. 594prepress@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com Dont moan about change, revel in the opportunity N o wonder we often change our way of doing things only under pressure, and then with little g race. Habits are hard to break, and the o lder the habit, the more difficult it is to c hange. Talk to any smoker or sugar j unkie and theyll tell you. A gainst tax abatements for jobs E ditor: In the next few weeks or so, a p rogram called tax abatement for j obs or something like that will b egin to be discussed at the H ighlands County commissioners m eetings. Afew months ago, a referendum was passed by H ighlands County voters to allow a r eduction in taxes to new busin esses to create jobs in Highlands C ounty. The commissioners will be c alled upon to make decisions pert aining to what businesses are good f or Highlands County, what busin esses are not, how much tax r eduction abatement should this o ne have, etc. For those of you who do not u nderstand the above paragraph, I m sure the commissioners can e xplain or maybe your neighbor c an help. I am 100 percent against this c oncept of business and governm ent. Three basic reasons follow. N o. 1, its unfair to present busin esses. No. 2, it is not the commiss ionersplace to decide who or w hat comes to Highlands County a s long as the entity is legal and h opefully moral in nature. No. 3, t he lawsuits will be non-stop. I could fill the newspaper with a dditional reasons. The commissioners meet the first t hree Tuesdays at 9 a.m., the fourth T uesday at 6 p.m. and the fifth T uesday again at 9 a.m., if there is a fifth Tuesday. If you have a position on this matter, call your commissioners. Dick Noel Sebring Congress, President should work for citizensEditor: Why to repeat why cant Congress and the President work for the benefit of our citizens and our working families? Gasoline is heading toward $4 per gallon, maybe even $5 per gallon. Also, food is going up. We should get our own oil from Alaska, offshore and push hard from North Dakota. If there is no action by our government, I am afraid our country will be ruined economically. Again, why cant Congress and this administration work for the benefit of our working families and the future? Please call and write to the Congress. M.J. Mac and Margaret McCauley SebringA lot of political talkEditor: I have been reading volumes about this high speed rail train from Tampa to Orlando and eventually to Miami. There are two sides to this matter one from the politicians and one from a business man, the Governor. The businessman considers the initial cost, over runs, maintenance and usage revenue. The politicians talk about jobs and the federal government putting up the money. Where is the federal government money coming from as it is in debt to the tune of trillions of dollars and actually is bankrupt. The money the government has comes from our taxes. No taxes, no money. So you know whos going to pay in the long run. Representative Mica and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood say Florida would not risk a cent as private companies bidding on the job would assume all costs. This is pie in the sky talk. When politicians talk about private companies, they usually end up being the tax payers When it comes to jobs, the construction companies will bring their own people who are proficient at these jobs and whats leftover will be local workers. This 15 or 25 million jobs is political talk. When the job is completed, that will be the end of the jobs. So fellow taxpayers, when and if this high speed rail train becomes fact you can be proud that you paid for it. Dont let the politicians brag about how much they did for you. Dick Ford SebringBeloved items stolen from garage saleEditor: Im sorry some people are not happy unless they spoil someone elses day. I recently had a garage sale needing a little extra money. I set out a few antique items that were in my family all my life and it was hard for me to part with them. Unfortunately someone had to steal a silver, hand-carved, wooden match box cover from the Netherlands. Im sorry that person felt they had to steal. If money was the reason I would have given him some. It would be nice if I would find it in my mailbox someday. If not, I guess you need more than I. And to the rest of you people who came, a big thank you and blessings for your kindness. Judith Moriana SebringGive Colby benefit of a doubtEditor: In all of this hoopla about Preston Colby shoplifting a few items at Walmart, I think it is a bunch of hogwash. Anyone can forget a few items in the bottom of their shopping cart, especially if you are going through a busy checkout lane, wh y didnt the cashier notice this durin g the checkout? Maybe he stepped on too many city, or county officialstoes. No one is going to jeopardize their honor or their reputation for a measly $35.41. I always give anyone the benef it of a doubt, or a mistake, before I accuse them of anything. What do you think? Don H. Street er Sebrin g BouquetMany thanks for remembering Brooke Editor: We would like to thank the com munity of friends and neighbors f or their letters, cards and donations t o assist us with the funeral of our daughter Brooke Marie Deery. Th e outpouring of kindness and praye rs that we received were what has kept us going through this difficu lt time. Without naming one by one we would like to extend our deep appreciation and love to everyone that provided us with a way of pa ying tribute to Brooke. Mike and Becky Dee ry Ashley, Sabrina, Kristal and D.J. Watson, an artificial intelligence program developed by IBM and eight universities including CMU, performed so well on Jeopardy!, his supporters urged him to run for president. I sat down with Watson to discuss the presidency and the challenges America faces. Purcell: Youve gained massive fame in a very short time. Some feel you are exactly what we need in a president: unemotional, logical and good with numbers. Watson: Watson would be flattered if Watson had feelings. Watson also thinks any artificial intelligence that would want to be president must have a circuit loose. Purcell: But Watson, who better to tackle the challenges we face? Unlike our politicians, you approach spending rationally. Watson: Watson concurs, but spending rationally is only part of the problem. The real problem is that only half of American voters are worried about the rapidly mounting debt. The other half are in denial, a typical human response to unpleasant facts. Purcell: Denial, Watson? Watson: Rational people can discuss needed cuts and shared pain and make adult decisions to solve the problem. People in denial make emotional attacks on rational people instead of addressing the real problem, which is spending. Purcell: Why is this? Watson: The emotional people are unable to face reality or unwilling to give up their government largess. French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville predicted this 176 years ago. He said, The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the publics money. That day arrived some time ago. Your country is at risk of a financial breakdown because of the irrational misuse of public money. Purcell: But some of our states are coming around. Look at New Jersey. A Republican governor is bringing financial discipline there. In New York, a Democrat governor is making similar headway. Look at the showdown in Wisconsin! Watson: Watson concurs. But most of your states must balance their budgets under their own laws. Your federal government can sell debt and print mor e money. Watsons calculations indica te great trouble is ahead for your country. Purcell: You do ? Watson: Consider these num bers: In 2002, President Bush wa s the first to propose a $2 trillion budget. In 2008, he was the first to propose a $3 trillion budget. In six years, your spending soared by nearly 60 percent! Purcell: Bush was no fiscal conservative. Watson: Under Bush, deb t increased from $6 trillion to $11 trillion. In only two yea rs under President Obama, it has increased to $14 trillion its increasing by $4 billion every day. Purcell: That doesnt sound so good. Watson: Rather than dea l with this reality, Obamas budget calls for spending $3.7 trillion nearly doubl e what your government spen t only nine years ago. Watson calculates that Obama hopes to force Republicans to mak e cuts so he can attack them. His plan is to appeal to the emotions of voters who are in denial or who receive government largess. Purcell: That would be dirty pool, Watson. Watson: Watson would call this human nature at its worst, but it is also true that a president is only as good as the people over whom he pr esides. If your people cant stop electing politicians who give them things in return fo r votes, you will never solve your spending problem. You r countrys decline will be imminent. Purcell: Please, Watson, you have to run for presiden t. You can help make enough of us rational that we will fina lly be able to deal with our spending woes in an honest, logical manner. Watson: Watson was not programmed to communicat e with irrational people. Besides, Watson needs to be president like he needs a so ldering gun upside his circui t boards. Tom Purcell, a freelance writer is also a humor columnist for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. Email Purcell@caglecartoons.com. Watson for President Guest Column Tom Purcell LETTERSPOLICYMake 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. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-maileditor@newssun.com.

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RONALD J. HANSEL Ronald J. Hansel, 71, of Sebring, Fla., passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 in Sebring. He was born Oct. 9, 1939 to Joseph I. and Laura M. (Grenier) Hansel in Two Rivers, Wis., and had been a resident of Sebring since 1997, coming from Green Bay, Wis. He was a computer specialist with the NASA Space Program and served in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Diane J. Gaffney of Sebring; daughters, Laura (Scott) Westphal of Green Bay, Wis., and Lisa (Steve Lee) Hansel of Concord, Mass.; son, Christopher (Crystal) Hansel of Green Bay, Wis.; brothers, James Hansel of Two Rivers, Wis., Richard Hansel of Washington, W.V. and Joseph Hansel of Orlando, Fla.; and nine grandchildren. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, with Rev. Mike Adams officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 83-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com RICHARD (DICK) ROSS Richard (Dick) Ross, 70, of Sebring, Fla., went to be with the Lord Sunday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2011 at Good Shepherd Hospice. He was born on Oct. 12, 1940 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was from a family of 16 brothers and sisters. He was an aircraft painter then went on to own and run his own aircraft overhaul shop. He just retired in 2010. He is survived by loving wife of 49 years, Eloise Ross; sons, Dewayne (Debbie) Ross of Oklahoma, Randy (Kathy) Ross of Sebring; Darlene Ross of Texas; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions in his name should be sent to Good Shepherd Hospice or the Humane Society. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. at Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park, Fla. Funeral services will be at Chapel of Peace, Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Avon Park, Fla. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10 a.m. Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to: Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home Wildwood, Fla. 34785 352-748-1000 LEONARD C. SURDAM Leonard C. Surdam, 85, of Lake Placid, Fla., pass ed away Saturday, Feb. 2 6, 2011, in Lake Placid. He was born Nov. 1, 192 5 to Harlow C. and Eva Ire ne (Acuff) Surdam in Lom a Linda, Calif., and had been a resident of Lake Placid sin ce 1990, coming fro m Indianapolis, Ind. He was t he owner and operator of a loc ksmith company and was an expert in safe locksmithin g. He was a veteran of Wor ld War II, serving in the U. S. Navy and enjoyed auto ra cing, drag racing and midg et cars. Mr. Surdam was preced ed in death by his wife of 5 0 years, Ruth Surdam, and h is sister, Letha Hilton. He is survived by his brothe r, Herschel (Priscilla) Surda m of California and sever al nieces and nephews. Arrangements have be en entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.co m www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 5A E.O. 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The newest addition was created in honor of breast cancer awareness. According to Bullock, Lane has members of his family that have battled with the disease. Lane wanted to pay tribute to his loved ones and bring further awareness to the community. It is the first pink ambulance in the state of Florida, Bullock said. The vehicle did not require any special budget or funding, it came completely from our regular funds. The ambulance was painted and created right here in Highlands County. Campbells Collision did all the work on the vehicle and the job took nearly three weeks to complete. We wanted the money to stay here. We try to keep it local and they did a great job, Bullock said. Positive Medical Transport is a non-emergency transport company, but that shouldnt fool anyone. We work on many emergency situations within the county. We respond to things just as a normal ambulance does, said Bullock. With 45 EMTs and 44 paramedics, PMThas no problem keeping up with the rest of the emergency ser vices in the local communit y. The personnel are constan tly getting new certificatio ns allowing them to be just as efficient and qualified as any other emergency organ izations, Bullock said. We are very blesse d. This company has grown so much I cant believe it s been five years already , Bullock said. Serving from Polk to Hendry counties an d Okeechobee to Harde e, PMTworks to transpo rt clients in eight counties. Positive Medic al Transport is also availab le for non-emergency long di stance medical transpo rt throughout the state an d country. For more inform ation call 655-0030. Continued from page 1A o ffered every Wednesday at 1 0 a.m. Lapsits for infants a nd toddlers through 3 years o f age will be conducted the f irst and third Wednesdays o f the month at 10:30 a.m. I n addition, there will be an a fternoon thematic monthly Children Storyhour the f irst Wednesday of the m onth at 3:30 p.m. For additional informat ion, call 699-3705 or visit t he library at 205 W. I nterlake Blvd.Bullard speaks on Urinary Incontinence...Pelvic Prolapse?SEBRING Dr. G uinevere Bullard, OB/Gyn p hysician with the Womens W ellness Center in Sebring, w ill speak on What is This .. Could it be Pelvic P rolapse? at the next Your H ealth Connection lecture at 6 :30 p.m. today at Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter on Sun N Lakes B oulevard in Conference R oom 1. If you have urinary incont inence, frequent bladder i nfections or other symptoms a nd are considering treatm ent or just want to know m ore about pelvic prolapse, p lan to attend. Pre-registration is not r equired. For more informat ion about this free lecture c all Florida Hospital H eartland Division's Health E ducation Department at 3 86-6476.LPPD offers CPR, First Aid classesLAKE PLACID The M arch 2011 Readers Digest, o n the news stand now, has a n article titled B reakthroughs That Can S ave Your Life. The first s ignificant breakthrough d escribed in the article is the easier more effective CPR f urnished by the American H eart Associations new 2 010 CPR Guidelines. These u p-to-date guidelines are b eing taught at the current L ake Placid Police D epartment CPR classes. The next CPR class is at 5 :30 p.m. today. The next F irst Aid Class is at 5:30 p .m. Wednesday, March 16. R egistration is at the Lake P lacid Police Department. F urther details are online at w ww.Lppd.com.Blood mobile set for Sebring visitThe Florida Blood C enters-Highlands blood m obile will be set up at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter from 1-4:30 p.m. T hursday. All donors will r eceive a T-shirt and a mini p hysical when they donate. If you have not donated b lood in the last 56 days, y ou are encouraged to do so. O ne donation can save the l ives of three people. Call 382-4499 with quest ions. A merican Party look at housingSEBRING Housing will b e the focus of the Thursday n ight meeting of the A merican Party of Florida. A s the issue will be up for a w orkshop before Highlands C ounty Commissioners in t he near future, the group w ill present reports form s everal members who were a t the last housing departm ent meeting. We asked Mary Foy if s he or a representative w ould address the group but s he declined, said APF H ighlands County Chairman B ill Youngman. However, three of the local APF members have been tracking housing issues and are prepared to give a report on the last meeting as well as housing issues ranging from grant funding to the scope of local government-aided housing. The meeting will be held at the Sebring Beef OBradys restaurant at 7 p.m. Asocial hour will be held at 6:30.Heartland Young Professionals meet FridaySEBRING The Heartland Young Professional will meet at noon Friday at Beef OBradys in Sebring. This is a great chance to meet some young folks that live and work in this community. This is for any and all young professionals. RSVPby Thursday to justinaeder@highlandsindependentbank.com.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 will host music by Gary Oliver after 6 p.m. today. For more information and menu selection, call 4534553.Elvis Wade to be in concert March 12SEBRING The fourth annual Elvis Wade show will take place Saturday, March 12 at the Sebring Civic Center, 355 W. Center Ave. Time of show: 7-10 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert is set from 7-10 p.m. This show is by advance ticket sales only. Tickets are $12 per person. For tickets, call 382-8296. This is one of the most attended shows of the winter. There will be dancing. Bring your own beverages and snacks; ice and cups will be provided. Some people bring creative hors doeuvres and make a real party out of it. Any groups of eight or more will have reserved seating, otherwise first come, first serve.Writers group to meet at new locationSEBRING The Florida Writers Association group, Sebring Scribblers and Scribes, will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Sebring Beef O Bradys, 2940 U.S. 27. Come earlier to eat dinner. Barbara Beswick, the group leader, will present a workshop that will include short readings by interested members. Beswick has been published by Prentice-Hall in nonfiction and is working toward finding a publisher for her first novel. Meetings are geared toward networking and writers helping writers. Membership in FWAis encouraged but not required and the public is invited. For information, contact Beswick at 402-9181.Senator Harry Douglas to visit SebringSEBRING Senator Harry Douglas, who has built his career on uncompromising morality and strong family values, will be visiting Sebring on today through Friday. It is rumored that Senator Douglas will be a candidate for president in the next election and local residents will want to hear what he has to say. He will be appearing at the Tanglewood Clubhouse at 7 p.m. each of the three nights, accompanied by some of his closest associates. The Tanglewood Actors Guild is proud to present the hilarious comedy, The Sensuous Senator, by Michael Walker, featuring Senator Harry Douglas and Congressmen Jack Maguire and Clyde Salt. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the Tanglewood clubhouse (onehalf mile north of the Sebring Walmart) from 9:3010 a.m. Mondays and 3-4 p.m. Thursdays. Dessert will be provided at intermission each night compliments of Heartland National Bank, Florida Hospital, Heartland Division and Edward Jones/Alan J. Holmes.Traumatic Brain Injury Group meets ThursdaySEBRING New Beginnings, a support group for people dealing with traumatic brain injury and their family members, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the office of HALLO, 112 Medical Center Ave. The goal of the group is to create a positive, supportive setting and experience in which the traumatic brain injured person can address physiosocial and adjustment issues related to their injury. Patient fellowship, selfimprovement, education and social activities will be stressed. New Beginnings is sponsored by Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization. The group meets every first Thursday of the month through May 2011. Guest speakers and special outings will also be planned. For any other information call HALLO at 3851196, e-mail halloinc@embarqmail.com or write to H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL 33872. Join the group on FaceBook at Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization.Garden Club of Sebring holds card partySEBRING The Garden Club of Sebring is hosting its annual card party at the Sebring Civic Center on Thursday. The party will start at 10 a.m. and finish at 2 p.m. Cost is $8 a ticket. The price includes lunch and a raffle with many prizes. Tickets for the silent auction may be purchased at the door. Interested parties are encouraged to bring the game of their choice and enjoy a day of fun and fellowship. Proceeds will go to the Garden Club of Sebring Scholarship Fund. Call 471-0778 for reservations.Recreation Club plans eventsSEBRING The Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., will host the events this following week: Today 1:15 p.m., shuffleboard league will play; 5:15 p.m., line dancing lessons; and 6:30 p.m., line dancing. Thursday 9:30 a.m., Hosscollar. Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., yard sale; 1:15 pm., shuffleboard tournament. Saturday 8 a.m. to noon, yard sale; 1:15 p.m., armed shuffleboard. Call 385-2966 for information. Continued from page 2A OBITUARIES COMMUNITYBRIEFS Positive Medical Transport turns 5 owner, Deleon said. The big savings would be in tipping fees and by taking a truck off the road, Deleon said. Republic currently picks up cardboard and paper from the city offices for free, and saves the city about $17,000 per year in tipping fees, Deleon said. It takes about three weeks to educate the residents. I have noticed that almost everyone gets it by then. Once in a while, we still have to make a few calls, Talbott explained. I am ready for this, and have been for years, said Councilman Paul Miller. Municipalities and counties must have 40 percent of their refuse recycled by 2012, according to Florida law, and 75 percent recycled by 2020, Talbott told the council. Talbott also stated that h is organization would begin t he roll out of commercial pic kup as soon as the residen ts were on board. The council made no vo te to accept a contract, but d id direct Deleon to begin t he process of putting the pr ogram together and gettin g public feedback for the ne xt council meeting schedul ed March 14. Continued from page 1A Avon Park eyes recycling program NEWS-SUN 385-6155

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and Manatee County warrant for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Michael Bernard McCune, 18, of Sebring, was charged with false identification given to law enforcement officer; smuggling contraband, introducing into detention facility; simple assault on officer, firefighter, E.M.T., etc.; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and resisting officer, obstruction without violence. Michael Levon Rowe, 25, of Avon Park, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence; and contempt of court for failure to pay child support. Scotty Eugene Shiver, 39, of Fort Pierce, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense. Randolph Douglas Vanderzee, 45, of Lake Placid, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense. Harry Virgal Yaney, 42, of Lorida, was charged with battery, touch or strike. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Saturday, Feb. 26: Sarah Garland Hall, 26, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of Clonazepam without prescription; contempt of court for failing to pay child support, two counts. Legesha Calandra Hammonds, 30, of Sebring, was charged with issuing or obtaining property with worthless check, two counts. Henry Reeve James, 20, of Lake Wales, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and tampering with, fabricating or destroying physical evidence. Kevin Lee Johnson, 27, of Sebring, was charged with possession of cannabis; possession of drug paraphernalia; using or possessing drug paraphernalia; and knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. Mario Lara-Morales, 21, of Lake Placid, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence; possession of cocaine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver. Leonel Maldonado, 45, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Jorge Nava, 26, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill; battery, second or subsequent offense; domestic violence related, burglary with assault or battery; domestic violence or battery, touch or strike; and domestic violence or battery, committing domestic violence by strangulation. Robert Razon Scott, 25, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended, first offense. Ariel Froylan Zuniga-Magos, 21, of Lake Placid, was charged for no valid driver license; and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Friday, Feb. 25: Delemia Sue Adams, 39, of Avon Park, was charged with tampering, fabricating or destroying physical evidence; aggravated battery on officer, firefighter, E.M.T., etc.; possession of drug equipment and/or use; purchasing marijuana, Schedule I; and possession of marijuana, with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver. Timothy Brian Bass, 38, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of crystal methamphetamine without prescription; resisting officer, obstruction without violence; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and violated parole pertaining to driving while license suspended or revoked, resisting officer with violence and fleeing to elude law enforcement officer. Jamie Darlene Bautista, 36, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of mari j uana with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver; tampering with, fabricating or destroying physical evidence; possession of drug equipment and/or use; and purchasing marijuana, Schedule I. Lamar Latreff Brown, 24, of Wauchula, was charged with resisting and obstructing officer without violence. Earnest Cummings, 36, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended, third or subsequent offense. Khalif Rashim Donaldson, 33, of Sebring, was charged with contempt of court for nonsupport. Laura Leigh Elliott, 25, of Sebring, was charged with neglect of child without great harm; purchasing cocaine, Schedule II; possession of drugs with intent to sell, etc., other, Schedule III or IV; possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of cocaine with intent to purchase, Schedule II. Juan Antonio FigueroaLopez, 44, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of cocaine; and purchasing cocaine, Schedule II. Esmeraldo Jacinto Garcia, 50, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and DUI and damaging property, two counts. Jaime Guzman, 33, of Lake Placid, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Joseph Anthony Jackson, 40, of Sebring, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and tampering with, fabricating or destroying physical evidence. Cory Ray Jenkins, 21, of Okeechobee, was charged with attempted burglary of occupied structure or conveyance; grand theft; burglary of unoccupied dwelling, unarmed; damaging property, criminal mischief; burglary of unoccupied structure, unarmed; and larceny or grand theft. April Lee Kogelschatz, 38, of Avon Park, was charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, unarmed; and larceny or grand theft. Joshua Madison Olds, 26, of Sebring, was charged with contempt of court for non-support. Shawn Adam Strawser, 25, of Venus, was charged with sexual battery, victim under 11 years of age, four counts; and lewd and lascivious molestation, four counts. Jeffrey Stephen Winters, 39, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence related, aggravated battery on person 65 years of age or older. Page 8ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com Continued from page 2A POLICEBLOTTER

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HIGGINS and SHARON HIGGINS, a Married Man or Woman, if alive and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against CALVIN C. HIGGINS and SHARON HIGGINS, and all claimants under any of such party; WALTER McCORMACK, a Married Man, if alive, and if not, his unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against WALTER McCORMACK, and all claimants under any of such party; JOHN GODFREY F. GORDON and KARLENE A. GORDON, Husband and Wife, as Joint Tenants, if alive, and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against JOHN GODFRE Y F. GORDON and KARLENE A. GORDON, and all claimants under any of such party; DEVELOPER FINANCE CORPORATION, a Delaware Corporation, its successors and/or assigns; and BRANCH BANKING and TRUST COMPANY, a foreign profit corporation, its successors and/or assigns; Defendant. 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 situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Parcel 3: Lot 04, Block 733, Unit 25R1, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 59, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 22nd day of March, 2011. SIGNED this 15th day of FEBRUARY, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Cler k If you area person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941)534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (94)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800)955-8770. February 23; March 2, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000203 LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. JAMES C. CLERE AND CYNTHIA ANN HENDRIX a/k/a CYNTHIA A. HENDRIX Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling Foreclosure sale dated February 22, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000203 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LITTON LOAN SERVICING, LP Plaintiff and are JAMES C. CLERE AND CYNTHIA ANN HENDRIX a/k/a CYNTHIA A. HENDRIX are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNT Y COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., March 23, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 44, IN BLOCK 114, OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SIXTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 18, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 23rd day of February, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 March 2, 9, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000867 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. PARBATTI BHOLANAUTH, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 14, 2011, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA000867 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for NovaStar Mortgage Funding Trust, Series 2007-2, is the Plaintiff and Parbatti Bholanauth, are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 22nd day of March, 2011, the following described property as set forth ins said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOTS 4 AND 5, IN BLOCK 159, OF SEBRING HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 97, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1523 WOLFE DR., SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 15th day of February, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 09001468GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE BANK OF NEW YORK ON BEHALF OF CIT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-1; Plaintiff, vs. CAROLE BERTRAND, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROLE BERTRAND, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD, ET AL.; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE, AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, IF ANY; SYLVAN SHORES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 14th, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM of the Courthouse, located at 430 S. COMMERCE AVE., SEBRING, FLORIDA33870, at 11:00 AM on March 24, 2011, the following described property: LOT 314, OF SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION D, ACCORDING TO MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, OF PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 1550 Cedar Brook Street, 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: February 15, 2011. In accordance with the Americans withDisailities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Highlands County Court, (863) 402-6591, or the Florida Relay Service number, 1-800-955-8771, for assistance. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL) March 2, 9, 2011 PAULETTE ROSE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS 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; TENANT #1; TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida; I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida described as: LOT 5, A PORTION OF VENUS PLAT NO. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 32, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the NW corner of Said Venus Plat No. 2; thence North 88 degrees 14'56'' East along the North line of said Plat a distance of 1567.09 feet; thence South 04 degrees 04'39'' East a distance of 1162.66 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 89 degrees 16'17'' East A distance of 659.32 feet; thence South 00 degrees 43'43'' West a distance of 654.00 feet; thence North 89 degrees 16'17'' West a distance of 640.33 feet; thence North 04 degrees 04'39'' West a distance of 656.31 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said lands lying and being in Highlands County, Florida and containing 436760 square feet, 10.027 acres More or Less. and commonly known as: 327 County Road 731, Lot 5, Venus, FL 33960, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the basement of the courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on March 22, 2011, at 11:00 A.M. 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. Disability Language: If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in ta program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (voice), (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as 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 or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this February 15, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 NOTICE OF DISPOSITION ACCORDING TO THE FLORIDA SELF STORAGE FACILITY ACT THE FOLLOWING STORAGE UNITS LOCATED AT THE STORAGE PLACE OF AVON PARK, 395 CR 17A WEST, AVON PARK, FL 33825 WILL BE DISPOSED OF ON MARCH 16, 2011, AT 10:00AM. ALL UNITS ARE SAID TO CONTAIN HOUSEHOLD GOODS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. Names and unit numbers are as follows: NAME UNIT NUMBER Juanita Jervier 109 Misty & Tom Barrett 136 Pamela Gutierrez 213 Maude Amy Hall 266 Robert Padgett Jr. 309 Calvin Crowell II 339 Florida DME Solutions, LLC 355 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN, MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN CASH. February 23; March 2, 2011 1050Legals NOTICE OF LOCAL LEGISLATION Notice is hereby given pursuant to Florida Statute Section 11.02 that a proposed bill to amend Chapter 67-2070, Laws of Florida, which chapter created the Sebring Airport Authority, as amended, and subsequently restated and codified in Chapter 2005-300, Laws of Florida, Acts of 2005, shall be introduced into the Legislature at the request of the Sebring Airport Authority. The proposed legislation provides for the Sebring Airport Authority to establish, operate and maintain commercial and industrial facilities located off of the Sebring Airport Authoritys real property when done pursuant to contracts with other governmental entities, to operate under Foreign-Trade Zone status under the Alternative Site Framework in: DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Okeechobee Counties and the Cities of Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay. The proposed legislation also provides for the Sebring Airport Authority to purchase commodities or contractual services pursuant to state term contracts and also purchase from the lowest and best bidder under a competitive bidding or negotiation process of another governmental entity, including a county, school board or other municipality. Sebring Airport Authority By: /s/ Mark Andrews as its Chair Robert S. SwaineSwaine & Harris, P.A.425 S. Commerce AvenueSebring, FL 33870Attorney for Sebring Airport Authority IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 10-489GCS THE HOWARD E. HILL FOUNDATION, INC. Plaintiff, vs. A RMANDO PEREZ, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 22nd day of March, 2011, at 11:00 A.M., in the Jury Assembly Room at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: Lot 8, Block 35, of PLACID LAKES SECTION 3, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 63, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. pursuant to the final decree of foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: THE HOWARD E. HILL FOUNDATION, INC., Plaintiff, vs. ARMANDO PEREZ, ET AL.,, and the docket number of which is Number is Case No. 10-489GCS. A NY 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, tot he provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, whose telephone number is (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 15th day of February, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-59 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF LEWIS W. GREENHALGH AKA LEWIS WARREN GREENHALGH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LEWIS W. GREENHALGH AKA LEWIS WARREN GREENHALGH, deceased, whose date of death was December 2, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2011. Personal Representative: Alan C. Greenhalgh 1600 NE Dixie HighwayBldg. 10-208 Jensen Beach, Florida 34957 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Beth Teardo Prinz A ttorney for Alan C. Greenhalgh Florida Bar Number: 0786462 Spraker & Prinz 815 Colorado Avenue Suite 103 Stuart, Florida 34994 Telephone: (772) 220-0212 Fax: (772) 220-0422 E-Mail: sprakerp@bellsouth.net February 23; March 2, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 10000250PCS IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES W. HUFFMAN, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES W. HUFFMAN, JR., deceased, whose date of death was April 30, 2010. File Number 10000250PCS, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. 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 OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claim with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Nicholas G. Schommer NICHOLAS G. SCHOMMER 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Nicholas G. Schommer Nicholas G. Schommer, P.A. 329 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 (863)385-5139 February 23; March 2, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF AND FOR THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: #11-43-PCS IN RE: THE ESTATE OF CHARLES B. WILLIAMS DOD: 12/26/2010 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CHARLES B. WILLIAMS, deceased, File Number 11-43-PCS, who died, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIMS FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 23, 2011. /s/ Rita Williams RITA WILLIAMS Personal Representative /s/ Gregg S. Kamp Gregg S. Kamp, Esquire Gregg S. Kamp, P.A. Florida Bar No. 0045292 6155 South Florida Avenue, Suite 10 Lakeland, Florida 33813 (863)646-3531 Attorney for Personal Representative February 23; March 2, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 10-1379 Division: CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, deceased, Plaintiff(s), -vs.PABLO RODRIGUEZ and ROILAN RODRIGUEZ Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Roilan Rodriguez Last known address: 905 W. Pleasant St. Avon Park, FL 33826 Pablo Rodriguez Last known address: 18560 SE 24th Place Silver Springs, FL 34488 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendant(s) or parties or claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described as Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to foreclose an Agreement for Deed for the following described property, to wit: Lot 9, Block 176, WOODLAWN TERRACE SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 96, 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 the Plaintiff(s) attorney, whose name and address is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before March 25, 2011, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on February 14, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GC 10-1179 Division: CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, deceased, Plaintiff(s), -vs.JOSE L. GONZALES, JR., JENNIFER TABOR, JOSE LUIS GONZALES, SR., WARREN SNYDER and ELIZABETH SAGER, and STATE OF FLORIDA Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Elizabeth Sager Residence and Address unknown Last known address: 1570 W. Poinsettia Rd. Avon Park, FL or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendant(s) or parties or claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described as Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to foreclose an Agreement for Deed for the following described property, to wit: The West 45 feet of Lot 4 and the East 30 feet of Lot 5, MORNING SUN MANOR, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 46, 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 the Plaintiff(s) attorney, whose name and address is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before March 25, 2011, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on February 14, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 2011 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 10-CA-000650 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 385-6155

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NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 11, BLOCK 26, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28 2009 CA 001658 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. A LL UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, LEGATEES, DEVISEES, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JOANNE E. FLAA A/K/A JOANNE FLAA, DECEASED, ET AL, Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated February 14, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28 2009 CA 001658 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff and ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, LEGATEES, DEVISEES, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST JOANNE E. FLAA A /K/A JOANNE FLAA, DECEASED; MARY K. FLAA; ___, AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY K. FLAA, IF ANY; MANOR HILL OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; JOANNE E. FLAA A/K/A JOANNE FLAA, DECEASED; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims asheirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in another capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named Defendant(s) are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on the 22nd day of March, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' LEGAL DESCRIPTION EXHIBIT ``A'' The East unit of Lot 13, Block 278, Unit 13 Triplex, being more particularly described as follows: a portion of Lot 13, Block 278, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring Unit 13, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, at Page 71 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, said unit being one unit of a triplex which lies on Lot 13, said unit being further described as follows: Beginning at the northeasterly corner of said Lot 13, said corner being on the Southerly right of way of Granada Blvd.; run thence South 53 degrees 04'13'' East 102.68 feet; run thence South 36 degrees 19'48'' West 14.31 feet to the southeasterly corner of said triplex for Point of Beginning 1; run thence South 36 degrees 19'48'' West 24.71 feet; run thence through the common wall between the east and middle units of said triplex North 53 degrees 40'12'' West 54.00 feet; run thence North 36 degrees 19'48'' East 8.71 feet; run thence North 53 degrees 40'12'' West 14.00 feet; run thence North 36 degrees 19'48'' East 16.00 feet; run thence South 53 degrees 40'12'' East 68.00 feet to the Point of Beginning 1. Together with an exclusive easement for the yard for the East Unit as described in the Lot 13, Block 278 Unit 13 Triplex Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions recorded in Official Records Book 979, Page 946, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Street Address: 5603 GRANADA BOULEVARD, UNIT 13, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33872 A ny 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) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 14th day of FEBRUARY, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: GC 08-982 SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. NORRIS NEWMAN and BARBARA NEWMAN, Husband and Wife, if alive and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against NORRIS NEWMAN and BARBARA NEWMAN, and all claimants under any of such party; NITCHELE FAITEAU, if alive, and if not, his/her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against WALTER NITCHELE FAITEAU, and all claimants under any of such party; PEDRO ORDEHI and ESTHER ORDEHI, Husband and Wife, if alive, and if not, their unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against PEDRO ORDEHI and ESTHER ORDEHI, and all claimants under any of such party; THE TIRE MAN, INC. d/b/a BIG T-TIREMAN, a Florida corporation, its successors and/or assigns; and BAGWELL LUMBER CO OF AVON PARK, INC., a Florida corporation, its successors and/or assigns; Defendant. 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 situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Parcel 1: Lot 32, Block 053, Unit 05, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 09, Page 51, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 22nd day of March, 2011. SIGNED this 15th day of FEBRUARY, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941)534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (94)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800)955-8770. February 23; March 2, 2011 1050Legals

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Clothing, decor, furniture, hardware, electronics, something for everyone. This is an exceptional sale! SEBRING HILLS111 Swallow Ave, Fri-Sat, Mar 4th & 5th, 8am-2:30pm. Furniture, Jewelry, Clothing, & LOTS OF MISC ITEMS! SEBRING FALLSPARK1541 Caribbean Rd. off US 27 S. to Ryant Rd. Sat. Mar 5, 8am 4pm. Home decor, paint supplies, fish finder, trolling motor, household, brand clothes, Christmas decor, plates. Much More! SEBRING ANNUALGarage / Bake Sale "SEBRING Falls" MHP Sat. Mar. 5th, 8AM 12PM. Silent Auction everyone welcome! Donuts, coffee, hot dogs & cokes. Lots Of Goodies! SEBRING 4319Sebring Ave, Sat, 3/5, 8am-2pm. Baby items, lg men's clothes, china cabinet, refrigerator, new mini fridge, full size bed, desks, computers, keyboards, monitors, books.....LOTS of things for everyone! SEBRING -2 Family Sale 2333 Avalon Rd. ( off the Parkway) Fri & Sat Mar. 4 & 5 8AM 3PM. Clothing, household items, toys, children's clothes. Too Much To List! SEBRING -HUGE SALE! 18 Years o f Worth of Items! 1108 Josephine Ct, Fri-Sat-Sun, Mar 4-5-6, 9am-5pm. Everything from tools, band saw, joiner/planer, rough cut lumber, toys, collectibles, home decor, clothing, Tiki Bar, kitchen items, organ, misc. Some building materials & furniture. Too much to list! A lot of good treasures. SEBRING -ESTATE SALE 4523 Desoto Rd, Fri-Sat, Mar. 4th & 5th, 8:00 am 6:00 pm. SEBRING ESTATE SALE 121 Corvette Ave (just off Thunderbird Rd.) Fri & Sat Mar. 4 & 5, 8AM 4PM & Sun Mar 6, 8AM 2PM. Nice Clean Sale! Collection of birds & birdhouses, garden & yard art. rabbits, apples, wrought iron pcs, Snapper mower, 1980's Sigma acoustic guitar, fishing tackle, bird bathes, trellises, golf clubs, tools, lg. stain glass windows, sofa bed, Rattan table, love seat, kitchen stuff, bookcase, linens, Corelle dishes, flatware, 5 recliners, formal dining room table w/ 6 chairs, rockers, washer & dryer, old quilts, microwaves, country benches, 14cu ft. Frigidaire freezer, Browning Nomad Stalker Bow, & Many More, Rain or Shine. No Early Bird Sales! SEBRING CHURCH YARD SALE! 1623 Carrington Ave (Golfview to Higson to Carrington), Thurs-Fri-Sat, Mar 3-4-5, 8am-3pm. Antique Clocks, Cameras, Table Saw, Lots of Books, Original Photos, Tools, & MORE! SEBRING -528 Von Maxcy Rd. (Francis I MHP) Thur FriSat Mar 4-5-6, 8AM 4PM. Fabric, household items, furniture. Something For Everyone Too Much To List! SEBRING -5 Family Sale! Harder Hall Area. 4111 Page Ave. Sat Mar. 5th, 8AM ? Lots of everything CHEAP. hsld. items, tools, fishing, furn., glass, children items, clothes.Much More! SEBRING -228 Whatley Blvd. Thur Fri Sat, Mar 3-4-5, 8Am 4PM. Antique books, tools, clothing, sm. appliances, household items. Too Much To List! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SEBRING -1535 Benz Terrace (several blocks behind Walmart) Tues, Mar 1st, Wed, Mar 2nd, & Sat, Mar 5th, 8am-1pm. Lots of Items..... Something for everyone. SEB.YARDSALE, Rainbow Apostolic Church, 2203 Rainbow Ave., Sat. March 5, 7am-12pm. Clothes, shoes, dishes, misc. Variety of items. Proceeds to benefit church. LAKE PLACIDYard Sale / Bar B Que / Popcorn. 109 W. Interlake Blvd. Sat. Mar. 5th 8AM 1PM. at Toby's Clown Foundation. Something For Everyone! LAKE PLACIDMulti Famiy Sale 1057 Lake June Rd. at entrane of Leisure Lakes, Fri & Sat, Mar 4 & 5, 8am-? Something For Everyone. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACID-MULTI-FAMILY SALE! 26 Dog House Dr, off Henscratch Rd., Sat & Sun, Mar 5th & 6th, 8am-3pm. Toys, Tools, Clothes, Horse Tack, Automotive, Household Items, Tractor, & LOTS MORE! LAKE PLACIDMOVING SALE! Placid Lakes, 257 Shepherd Rd, NW, Thrus-Fri-Sat, Mar 3-4-5, 9am-4pm. Some Furniture, Household Goods, Pressure Washer, Wm's Office Work Clothes (size 12), Reasonably Priced. LAKE PLACIDLakeside Village South Clubhouse, Holmes Ave, Sat, Mar 5th, 7:30am-1pm. Books, Baked Goods, Antiques, Household Items, Clothing, & LOTS OF MISC. LAKE PLACIDAt Stuart Park on Interlake Blvd (across street from Wauchula State Bank), Sat, Mar. 5th, 8am-1pm. This sale is a fund raiser to help individuals with disabilities attend Summer Camp. HUGE FLEAMARKET Woman's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Dr, Fri-Sat, March 4th & 5th, 8am-2pm. Baker's Rack, Chain Saw, Household, Sm Appliances, Clothing, Jewelry, Bake Sale Items, Etc. Reasonable Prices! AVON PARKMulti Family Sale 12 W. Raymond St. ( off N. Lake Ave.) Fri & Sat Mar 4 & 5, 8AM-? Something For Everyone Too Much To List! AVON PARKClean Out Workshop! 5 E. Charles St. Fri & Sat Mar. 4 & 5, 8 AM ? Power & hand tools, some house goods, men's clothes and Bassett desk. Much More! SEBRING, FLESTATE SALE ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD! 4109 Loquat Rd, (FOLLOW SIGNS FROM YMCA) Sat., Mar 5th, 8am & Sun, Mar 6th, Noon-4pm. Maple, Cream & Blonde Mahogany BedRm Sets, Dishes, Chairs, Tables, Books, Clothing, COINS, & Much More! 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DRILL PRESS34" bench radial Craftsman incl. HD bench on wheels $150 obo / LAWN MOWER Craftsman 195cc 22" self propelled mulcher 6.75hp excl. $200 obo 863-414-5038 7300MiscellaneousSHOES FORSALE! All are almost brand new! Approximately 20 pair incl riding boots, dress shoes, athletic shoes, etc. Sizes 6 1/2 7. Will sell 1 pair or all. Make offer! 863-385-4610 7200Apparel &Household GoodsDAYBED TWINSize, White and Gold frame. $200 / KITCHEN SET table w/ 4 chairs, 2 leaves, white wash finish. $150. Both in excellent cond. 863-471-2863 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING (2)Available 3926 Kenilworth Blvd, 1500 sq ft, $550/mo : A/C, office, BA, lg overhead door, near Sebring High School. 640 Park St, 6400 sq ft, $2500/mo : A/C, office, BA, 8 overhead doors, 3 phase electric, fenced yard, near Sebring Parkway. 941-416-2813 6750Commercial RentalSEBRING 20'X40'Warehouse, 12' overhead door, on busy Highway 27 across from Lakeshore Mall. 863-385-3474 6550Warehousesfor Rent SEBRING -2BR, 2BA, New kitchen & bath. 1026 Lake Sebring Dr.. Large yard, boat docking. Furniture available. $675 / $725. 863-386-9100 or 954-295-7194 SEBRING -Harder Hall area, 2BR, 2BA, 1CG, screened porch. $750/mo. plus & security deposit. View by appointment. Call 863-381-6747, leave message. SEBRING -2BR with fenced yard & concrete shed/laundry. Will consider pets. $550/lmo + $400 security deposit. Extra pet deposit. 863-243-4580 LAKE PLACID125 Pine Tree Dr, 3BR, 2BA on 2 acres. $850/mo. + $1150 security deposit. Pets OK. 423-802-6036. LAKE PLACIDSun 'n Lake, 2BR, 1BA, 1CG, large scrn'd porch on back. New paint & carpet. $575/mo, + 1st/last/sec. Or For Sale By Owner, Owner Financing. 863-464-8555 or 863-465-6091 HOUSES /MOBILE HOMES Call for Availability NO Security NO Last NO Dogs 863-381-4410 or 863-381-5174 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNewer 3BR, 2BA, seasonal or monthly. Excellent furniture & appliances, near lake & boat ramp, No smoking or dogs. $1450/mo. After season, rent reduced. 863-699-1119 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING FREE 1/2 mo rent, free cable, lg clean 1/1 tile floors. quiet / safe. No dogs 863-385-1999 LAKE PLACIDNewly remodled! 2/BR, 2/BA, screened patio, Washer / Dryer, Excellent Conditio n. Includes water. $500 monthly plus 1 mo. security. 954-695-8348 KEY LAKEVILLASLAKEFRONT LIVING IN SEBRING 2 Bedroom townhouse unit. Clean & quiet, Screen porch, Outside patio, Central air, Washer/Dryer hookup, $585/mo., first & security. No Pets. 863-465-2740 AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS: 1BR, 1BA $495/mo +$200 security; Washer/Dryer, Microwave, WSG included. Pets Wlcome. Call Alan, 386-503-8953 AVON PARKClean, Quiet; Studios / 1BR. 1BA / 2BR, 2BA Apts., from $375/mo. New tile & appliances, screened patios & W/D hook ups. Students/Seniors Discount Call 863-452-0469. 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 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 RELAX ATLake Isis VillasLuxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. Call 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING -Downtown on the Circle. Weekly. or Monthy, starting at $150 wkly. Includes elec. & water. No Pets. 306 circle. 863-386-9100 or 954-295-7194. Or go to Bldg. and ask for John. 863-414-7535 LAKE PLACIDFully Furnished, Remodeled Studio Apt. Utilities paid except cable & telephone. Starting at $425-$475. No Pets/No Smoke. $400 security deposit. 863-243-4580 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING -Newer Community gated (not 55+), 2BA, 2BA, screened porch, tiled floors throughout, convenient location to US 27 & Hospital. Clubhouse & pool, lawn maintenance included. $750 Monthlly 863-840-1080 SEBRING -2BR, 2BA, tile floors throughout, screened porch, convenient location to US 27 and Hospital, (Not 55+) gated Community, Clubhouse & pool, vaulted ceilings. Lawn Maint. included. $800 monthly. 863-840-1083 6100Villas & CondosFor Rent 6000 Rentals SINGLE WIDEfully furnished, 2/BR, 1/BA, carport, closed patio, ceramic tile kitchen bath patio Fla. room. Very clean! Washer / dryer, lawn irrigation. Owned land. $31,000. For info call 765-516-0204 or 765-482-3710 SEBRING -Mobile Home in Family Park. Needs TLC, but OK for occupancy. Great Starter Home! PRICED TO SELL! $1,800. 863-253-1014 SEBRING -MH in 55+ community. Comletely furn 1BR, Large BA, kitchen & D.R, L.R. & Dressing Rm. Lakefront, Boat Ramp w/gazebo. Pets Welcome. 2900 St Rd 17, N., Lot 20. 863-402-0037, no calls before 1 pm. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, Duplex, Apartment, Commercial Property. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320Real Estate WantedNC MOUNTAINSASHVILLE AREA Spotless, Fully Furnished, 3BR, 2BA Doublewide MH on beautiful tree lined 1/2 acre. Cable, FP, W/D, Dishes, Linens, Gas Grill.....just bring your toothbrush! Cool nights, 2300' elevation. $950/mo. 863-381-0611 4300Out-of-TownPropertyLAKE PLACIDFlorida Vacant Residential Land, 603 Archie Summers Rd, MUST SELL! Lot is .26 acre (11,454 sq ft) with 83' Frontage & 138' Depth. Paved road access, with access to electricity at property line. Well water & septic tank are used in the neighborhood. It has sandy ground and a few trees. Perfect location for a home near Lake June-in-Winter Florida State Park where there is access to sailing, hiking, fishing & bird watching. If interested contact Margaret Hughes @ 888-878-8918, leave message. 4220Lots for SaleWOW !LAKE PLACID Lake Front Condo fully furnished, 2BR, 1BA, covered parking. Bring your toothbrush. Only $54,500 Deb Worley Realtor. 863-465-0123 4170Lakefront Prop.For SaleMUST SELL!!!!!4 Acres Cleared Commercial US 27 Near Hwy 98 700 Ft. Frontage w/Turn Out 595K OBO ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! Call John, 561-385-4099 4160Commercial Prop.For Sale SEBRING 3BR,2BA 1CG, CBS Home 303 Virginia Pl. $119,00 or 2BR, 2BA, MH 5151 Barnum St. $42,500 10% Down Owner Financing Call 863-835-1445 SEBRING -BY OWNER, Pristine 2BR, 2BA, 1CG. Clean, safe, quite, well maint. area. Many retirees. Perfect cond. w/almost new roof & plush lawn. Interior in exc. cond. Golf course across street. For appt. 937-367-5518. 4080Homes for SaleSebringSPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, bonus room, new roof, ceramic tile floors, screened porch, double car garage, 1/4 acre lot landscaped for nature w/ drought tolerant plants & man-made goldfish pond, 5' chain link fence around back yard. 863-446-6924 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WAITRESSES -EXPERIENCED needed for high volume restaurant at 950 Sebring Square. Only experienced individuals need to apply! 863-382-2333 TRUCK DRIVEROver-the-Road. Must be able to stay out 3+ weeks at a time. Verifiable experience necessary. Clean driving record a must! Mechanical knowledge a plus. For information contact Linda @ 863-452-5959. SUNRISE COMMUNITYINC is currently accepting applications for the position of: Direct Support Staff. Qualified applicants must meet the following: 18 yrs. old, High school diploma or equivalent, 1 yr. experience medical, or childcare setting, must be able to pass law enforcement background screening and drug test. All interested can call for appt. and application informaton: Sunrise Community Inc. 1014 6th Ave. S., Wauchula, Fl. 33873. 863-773-0434 ext. 305 EOE / DFWP MEDICAL OFFICEseeks experienced Insurance Biller. PT/FT. Fax resume to 863-465-6385 HIGHLY MOTIVATED Individual needed for full-time General Office/Bookkeeper/Receptionist position with busy law practice. Needs to be able to work independently, and be extremely organized with attention to details. Excellent computer and communication skills are required. Send Resume to: Reply Box #2198 News Sun, 2227 US 27, S. Sebring, FL 33870 FURNITURE SALES Position Available. Must be self motivated & enjoy being around people. 5 days per week; hourly + commission. Must apply in person, Badcock & More, 607 US 27, N., Avon Park, FL 33825. FIRST PRESBYTERIANCHURCH (FPC) of Lake Placid, Florida has two part-time staff position openings --Director of High School Youth Ministry --Director of Middle School Youth Ministry. FPC is a Bible teaching, Christ-centered, growing congregation. Interested applicants should call 863-465-2742 www.fpclp.com 2100Help WantedCOMCAST OUTSIDESALES Contractor for COMCAST needs OUTSIDE SALES REPS to sell cable to homeowners. Earn $600+ weekly, will train. Must pass background check. Call Chris @ 863-381-6007 .CAREGIVERSNOW HIRINGFor caring, compassionate caregivers. You must be 21 yrs old with a HS Diploma/GED, pass a criminal & driving record check. Call HR between 9am and 4 pm M-F. 863-385-8558 or visit: ck381.ersp.biz/employment ARE YOURA HIGHLANDS COUNTY PREMIEREHAIRSTYLIST, LOOKING FOR AS SECURE PROFESSIONAL WORK PLACE? CALL DIANE 863-532-9440 REGISTERED NURSE part time (20 hrs. per week). Dependable transportation is required. Home Health experience preferred in order to train and monitor, Personal Care Workers doing in-home services. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary. A non-clinical position. Apply in person at NU-HOPE ELDER CARE SERVICES, 6414 US HWY 27 South, Sebring. EOE DFWP 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentFOUND: CAT,off Hwy 17, Avon Park. Black/White, short hair, approximately 1 yr old, declawed. Call 863-453-6469. 1200Lost & FoundCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:385-6155 News-Sun Classified 1100Announcementsat public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on March 22, 2011. DATED THIS 15th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 15th day of February, 2011. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 2, 9, 2011 1050LegalsSubscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155HOME CARERN, OT,PT, CNA/HHA needed for local visits in Highlands. Good Salary/Per Diem Rates Excellent Benefits Immediate Need !!! Call (863) 401-3550 or Fax Resume to (863)401-8199 CASTLE HILL Apartments of Avon ParkAccepting Applications for 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. Available to individuals 62 years or older, handicap/disabled, regardless of age. For rental information & applications please call: 863-452-6565 TDD: 711 THIS INSTITUTION IS AN Equal Opportunity Provider and EmployerLos Apt. de Castle Hill de Avon ParkEstan aceptando aplicaciones para Apts. de 1 y 2 recamaras. Disponible a personas de 62 ancs o mas, incapacidad fisica/mental, no importa la edad. Para mas informacion favor de llamar 863-452-6565. TDD: 711 Esta Institucion Es De Igualdad De Oportunidad Al Proveedor, Y Empleador

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Page 12ANews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com Leadership. Making a difference today and tomorrow.Vote! March 8th for Andrew J. Fells!As a fifth-generation Sebring native my ties to this city run deep. We need someone who will provide dependable service to the taxpayers of Sebring, and the future generations of our home. Sebring needs a fresh outlook in government, and I will provide that opportunity for our community. Your tax dollars will be spent wisely and efficiently. I will work hard to minimize wasteful spending; ensuring that every department is operating at a sustainable level and within budget. I will protect the property rights of our residents. Any over-reach of government restricting the use of your property will be fought vigorously. The City of Sebring will become more accessible to its residents. I plan on offering residents numerous methods of connecting with me regarding city business, outside of the formal setting of City Hall. I am dedicated to the prosperous future of Sebring and its citizens. Together we can make a difference for today and tomorrow. Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Andrew J. Fells, Candidate for Sebring City Council 130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, Florida863-385-3497Mon. Fri. 9am 4pm Closed Wednesdays TODAYIntervals of clouds and sunshine78 / 54Winds: ENE at 10-20 mphBreezy and pleasant with some sun78 / 55Winds: E at 10-20 mphTHURSDAYPartly sunny80 / 54Winds: E at 10-20 mphFRIDAYPartly sunny79 / 56Winds: E at 10-20 mphSATURDAYMostly cloudy, a t-storm possible81 / 60Winds: E at 8-16 mphSUNDAY City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Thu.Fri.Today Thu. Fri. Washington Washington 56/30 56/30 New York NewYork 52/22 52/22 Miami Miami 78/66 78/66 Atlanta Atlanta 66/40 66/40 Detroit Detroit 32/12 32/12 Houston Houston 76/48 76/48 Chicago Chicago 32/20 32/20 Minneapolis Minneapolis 14/8 14/8 Kansas City KansasCity 42/32 42/32 El Paso ElPaso 78/48 78/48 Denver Denver 62/35 62/35 Billings Billings 38/28 38/28 Los Angeles LosAngeles 68/50 68/50 San Francisco SanFrancisco 60/49 60/49 Seattle Seattle 49/35 49/35 Washington 56/30 New York 52/22 Miami 78/66 Atlanta 66/40 Detroit 32/12 Houston 76/48 Chicago 32/20 Minneapolis 14/8 Kansas City 42/32 El Paso 78/48 Denver 62/35 Billings 38/28 Los Angeles 68/50 San Francisco 60/49 Seattle 49/35 A weak cool front pushing through the Northeast will trigger a few snow showers across interior sections today, while the entire region will experience a chilly breeze. High pressure will promote dry, sunny weather across much of the East, Plains and Southwest, with only a few showers expected across far South Florida. Warm temperatures will stretch across much of the South, while the northern Plains remains locked in an Arctic chill. Rain and mountain snow will persist across the Northwest. U.S. Cities National Forecast for March 2Shown are noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Thu.Fri.Today Thu. Fri. World Cities National SummaryCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Thu. Fri. Today Thu. Fri. Weather (W):s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Albuquerque 66/38/pc 67/37/s 62/32/s Atlanta 66/40/s 65/48/s 64/49/c Baltimore 59/27/s 40/24/s 48/36/pc Birmingham 68/45/pc 71/52/s 68/53/c Boston 46/14/pc 22/13/s 32/30/s Charlotte 65/37/s 57/40/pc 56/43/c Cheyenne 54/32/pc 56/27/pc 43/22/sn Chicago 32/20/pc 38/33/c 44/31/r Cleveland 34/14/pc 35/32/pc 46/37/r Columbus 40/21/pc 46/37/pc 53/44/r Dallas 72/48/pc 75/52/s 72/55/c Denver 62/35/s 60/27/s 49/24/sn Detroit 32/12/pc 32/27/pc 43/31/i Harrisburg 50/21/pc 35/26/s 45/34/pc Honolulu 81/71/pc 82/74/sh 79/74/sh Houston 76/48/s 73/57/pc 74/60/pc Indianapolis 44/24/pc 52/42/pc 56/45/r Jackson, MS 70/47/pc 72/52/pc 70/56/c Kansas City 42/32/pc 57/39/pc 55/34/r Lexington 56/30/s 59/44/pc 61/49/c Little Rock 65/41/pc 69/49/s 68/55/sh Los Angeles 68/50/c 64/52/c 67/50/s Louisville 56/33/pc 61/49/pc 63/51/c Memphis 64/45/pc 69/54/s 67/55/c Milwaukee 28/17/pc 34/27/c 39/27/c Minneapolis 14/8/pc 29/20/sn 34/19/pc Nashville 64/39/s 70/50/pc 68/50/c New Orleans 71/54/s 71/59/pc 73/62/pc New York City 52/22/pc 32/25/s 42/38/s Norfolk 58/35/s 41/32/s 53/44/pc Oklahoma City 66/41/pc 67/46/s 65/44/r Philadelphia 57/26/s 34/26/s 43/38/s Phoenix 75/53/pc 77/53/s 76/53/s Pittsburgh 43/17/pc 40/28/pc 49/37/r Portland, ME 38/5/sn 22/-1/s 29/25/pc Portland, OR 50/37/r 50/36/r 51/39/r Raleigh 66/34/s 55/35/s 57/42/c Rochester 28/11/sn 25/20/pc 37/33/sn St. Louis 50/34/pc 59/48/pc 62/49/sh San Francisco 60/49/r 58/45/sh 59/47/pc Seattle 49/35/r 46/34/r 50/39/r Wash., DC 56/30/s 41/30/s 53/40/pc Cape Coral 81/54/pc 81/55/pc 82/55/pc Clearwater 78/59/pc 77/59/pc 79/61/pc Coral Springs 78/65/pc 75/65/pc 76/64/pc Daytona Beach 71/55/pc 75/57/pc 75/58/pc Ft. Laud. Bch 79/66/pc 77/67/pc 77/68/pc Fort Myers 82/55/pc 81/58/pc 81/57/pc Gainesville 73/48/pc 75/50/pc 76/49/pc Hollywood 78/62/pc 77/62/pc 78/63/pc Homestead AFB 76/63/pc 76/63/pc 76/65/pc Jacksonville 69/46/pc 72/50/pc 74/50/pc Key West 78/67/pc 76/66/pc 77/68/pc Miami 78/66/pc 77/65/pc 78/66/pc Okeechobee 74/58/pc 74/59/pc 76/60/pc Orlando 77/54/pc 78/56/pc 77/55/pc Pembroke Pines 78/62/pc 77/62/pc 78/63/pc St. Augustine 68/54/pc 70/56/pc 73/56/pc St. Petersburg 78/58/pc 76/59/pc 79/60/pc Sarasota 78/56/pc 78/55/pc 78/56/pc Tallahassee 72/46/s 72/48/s 76/47/pc Tampa 77/56/pc 75/58/pc 78/59/pc W. Palm Bch 76/64/pc 75/65/pc 77/64/pc Winter Haven 76/56/pc 76/56/pc 78/56/pc Acapulco 91/70/s 90/70/s 88/72/s Athens 54/50/r 54/45/r 50/44/c Beirut 67/59/s 72/62/s 71/58/s Berlin 41/29/s 45/32/s 48/36/s Bermuda 67/62/sh 64/56/s 61/59/sh Calgary 9/3/sn 14/-3/pc 9/-1/sn Dublin 48/36/pc 50/37/pc 50/36/pc Edmonton -4/-8/sn 0/-6/pc 7/-8/pc Freeport 75/56/pc 71/59/pc 66/61/pc Geneva 47/32/s 46/35/s 50/36/s Havana 81/64/sh 78/62/r 82/64/pc Hong Kong 72/61/s 74/61/pc 73/64/pc Jerusalem 61/48/s 66/48/s 64/45/s Johannesburg 78/56/pc 84/57/pc 82/56/c Kiev 35/19/s 32/21/pc 34/22/pc London 46/36/pc 48/36/pc 50/37/pc Montreal 28/-3/sn 15/5/s 31/30/sn Moscow 25/10/pc 28/19/c 35/26/sn Nice 48/42/pc 56/43/r 60/48/sh Ottawa 24/-9/sf 18/6/s 31/28/sn Quebec 26/-8/sn 16/1/s 25/17/sn Rio de Janeiro 81/72/sh 79/70/sh 80/70/sh Seoul 38/17/s 41/20/s 46/24/s Singapore 90/77/t 86/77/t 86/77/t Sydney 77/62/sh 87/63/pc 82/62/sh Toronto 28/6/c 24/21/pc 42/26/i Vancouver 52/37/r 45/39/r 47/37/r Vienna 38/34/s 43/36/pc 51/41/s Warsaw 36/23/s 39/28/s 38/28/s Winnipeg 6/-4/s 19/5/sn 16/-6/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High .............................................. 7:06 a.m. Low ............................................. 12:32 a.m. High .............................................. 7:19 p.m. Low ............................................. 12:56 p.m. Intervals of clouds and sunshine today. Partly cloudy tonight. Breezy and pleasant tomorrow with periods of clouds and sunshine. Friday and Saturday: partly sunny. Sunday: mainly cloudy with a thunderstorm possible. Record high temperatures were set across the East on March 2, 1991. Pittsburgh and Erie, Pa., rose to 74 and 70 degrees, respectively. Clouds and sun today. Winds east-northeast 10-20 mph. Expect 4-8 hours of sunshine with average relative humidity 55% and good drying conditions. Partly cloudy tonight. Even addresses may water on Thursday and Sunday. Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday. All watering should take place before 10 a.m. and after 4 p.m. NewFirstFullLast Mar 4Mar 12Mar 19Mar 26 Today Thursday Sunrise 6:49 a.m. 6:48 a.m. Sunset 6:28 p.m. 6:28 p.m. Moonrise 5:18 a.m. 5:51 a.m. Moonset 4:49 p.m. 5:41 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Jacksonville 69/46 Gainesville 73/48 Ocala 75/48 Daytona Beach 71/55 Orlando 77/54 Winter Haven 76/56 Tampa 77/56 Clearwater 78/59 St. Petersburg 78/58 Sarasota 78/56 Fort Myers 82/55 Naples 80/56 Okeechobee 74/58 West Palm Beach 76/64 Fort Lauderdale 79/66 Miami 78/66 Tallahassee 72/46 Apalachicola 68/51 Pensacola 70/51 Key West Avon Park 77/54 Sebring 78/54 Lorida 75/57 Lake Placid 80/52 Venus 80/52 Brighton 77/56 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High ............................................ 12:01 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:08 a.m. High .............................................. 1:50 p.m. Low ............................................... 6:41 p.m. UV Index TodayThe higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme 10 a.m.Noon2 p.m.4 p.m. 5 7 5 1 Weather History Farm Report Sun and Moon Florida Cities Water Restrictions Regional SummaryShown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows.Five-Day forecast for Highlands County 78/67 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 12.16 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Friday ............................................ 84 Low Friday ............................................. 51 High Saturday ........................................ 83 Low Saturday ......................................... 47 High Sunday .......................................... 85 Low Sunday ........................................... 53 High Monday ......................................... 88 Low Monday .......................................... 52Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 41% Expected air temperature ....................... 75 Makes it feel like .................................... 75BarometerSaturday .............................................30.15 Sunday ................................................30.10 Monday ...............................................30.04PrecipitationSaturday .............................................0.00 Sunday ................................................0.00 Monday ...............................................0.00 Month to date ..................................... 0.00 Year to date ......................................... 2.87

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Special to the News-SunLAKELAND It was a great weekend in February for Kegel Junior Academy Youth at the annual Orange Belt Association Youth Leagues Tournament at AMF Lanes in Lakeland. Of 88 firstand secondplace awards given, Kegel Youth earned 30. Standing out in the pack were Adrianna Stacy who placed first in singles, doubles and all events, in addition to second in the team event, while her winning doubles partner, Mason Davis also placed second in the team scratch event. Josh Lyons paired with Wesley Davis for second in the doubles and also seconded in singles, team and all events. All four made up the second-place scratch team. Not to be outdone, Thorston Pryzchocki took first in singles and all events, and seconded in doubles with partner Mason Belcher. Also at the lead were Trenton Knapp, David Lynch and Austin Story in first place in their singles categories, with Chad and Brock Barnicle, and Victor and Dominic Costanzo placing second in their team scratch category. Dylan Frazier seconded in all events and also in doubles with Cole Rankin, while Katryanna Barina, Noa Stoll and Anthony Anderson placed second in their singles events. Coaches present were Joe and Mary Stacy, and Cindy and Russell Darling. With good reason, are a ll very pleased with Team Kegels accomplishments. Several of these winner s are first-year bowlers, sai d Coach Joe. We are proud o f all our kids and are reall y looking forward to th e upcoming Pepsi and Stat e tournaments. SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, March 2, 2011NASCAR This WeekPage 4 B Courtesy photo T he runners at Saturdays Panther 5K, numbering more than 200 at the start, get underway at the SFCC Campus. News-Sun photo by AMANDAKENNEDY David Samperi leaps at the fence to make this catch Saturday in the first game of SFCCs doubleheader sweep of the University of Tampa B team. The Panthers edged the College of Central Florida Monday night to move their winning streak to eight straight games. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Amanda Grimaldo tears into this pitch Monday night to bring home a run in the third inning of Sebrings 4-3 win over visiting Hardee. Courtesy pho to From left, Adrianna Stacy, Coach Joe Stacy and Josh Lyons at the Kegel Training Center after a follow-up tournament at the Kegel Training Center near Lake Wales. Kegel Youth place big at City Tourney Special to the News-SunAVON PARK More than 200 people, from toddlers in strollers to men and women in their 70s and even one canine came to exercise, socialize and raise money for Panther athletics at the second annual Panther 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Feb. 26. The race began at 8 a.m. at the South Florida Community College Highlands Campus. The first leg of the race route began at the SFCC University Center and navigated past the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts, the northern perimeter of the campus, the Health and Science Education Cent er and the Public Servi ce Academy, ending at Memorial Drive. The returning route too k runners along College Dri ve to the starting point. Jason Bass became t he first runner to cross the fini sh line by completing the cour se in 18 minutes, 27 seconds. Mary Rose Heston was t he first woman to finish the ra ce with a time of 23:33. The male and female ma sters winners were Chu ck Best, 20:27, and Ro sa Gonzalez, 26:18. The male and female gran d masters winners were Ji m Bass, Heston win Panther 5K Run/Walk See PANTHER, p a g e 5B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Having w on seven games in a row, t he SFCC Panthers would s eem to have momentum f lowing their way. Getting the opening run of M ondays match-up with C entral Florida would then h ave seemed a foreshadowi ng of another notch in the w in column. And though things would g et quite dicey by the end, a t eam on a roll somehow s eems to get the positive b ounces and that was the case a s South Florida held on for the 12-11 win. Adam Quiles got the start for the Panthers and worked seamlessly through the first two innings. His offense, meanwhile, s cratched for a first-inning r un to get the 1-0 edge. The Patriots, however, s oon charged back, plating f our in the third, but SFCC a nswered back with four in t he bottom of the frame on a C ody Higgins RBI, a twoR BI single from Karson K ravec and a run-scoring t riple from shortstop Kyle N ewton, for a 5-4 lead. Ascoreless fourth kept t hings as they were, but when a double-play could not quite b e completed in the fifth, the t ying run came home for Central Florida. Kyle Jackson then got the lead back with a two-run hit to score Kravec and Newton for a 7-5 edge. Quiles worked through the sixth and got two outs in the seventh before his pitch count caught up with him and Kevin Welborn came on to get the final out of the frame with South Florida still holding the two-run lead. Three runs in the bottom of the seventh made it a 10-5 margin and would seem to have all but sealed the deal. But the bullpen made it a bit too adventurous as three pitchers worked through a four-run eighth before Colby Fairfax induced a pop-fly for the third out with runners on the corners. The Panthers got two of those runs back for what turned out to be much-needed insurance as the Patriots got to Fairfax for two before he was able to get the last out for the harrowing win. We had a five-run lead with six outs to go, head Panthers edge Central for eighth straight SFCC12CCF11 We need to do a better job at controlling momentum.RICKHITT SFCC head coach See SFCC, page 5B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING What is it they say, an ugly win is better than a pretty loss, Sebring head softball coach Joe Sinness said after his Lady Blue Streaks had just held on for a 4-3 win over visiting Hardee Monday night. And while ugly might have been a tad too strong of a description, it was in the ballpark, as this certainly wasnt an artistic masterpiece. Starting pitcher Kat Ostrander struggled with her control early on, running deep into counts, but managed to work through the first three innings with just one Lady Wildcat reaching base. She was helped in the third on a running, over-the-shoulder catch of a pop toward short center by second basegirl Dino Lower. Then offense then got o n the board with Tayla DaSil va reaching on a one-out bu nt single and Carly Hoffn er coming through an out lat er with a run-scoring triple to right. Amanda Grimaldo th en followed with a rocket ed line-drive that deflec ted off the pitche rs glove and got past t he shortstop to allow h er to reach and Hoffn er to score for a 2-0 lea d. The defense, how ever, allowed a run in the fourth to halve t he lead. After Elvira Servin blast ed a double to the left-fie ld fence, Brooke Tyson singl ed her to third. But a precautionary thro w home was errant and Serv in came in. Further damage was avoi dLady Streaks squeak out win Sebring4Hardee3 See SEBRING, page 5B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe Avon Park Red Devils picked up an impressive district road win Friday, trouncing Fort Meade by a 12-6 score. Forseen as one of the district front-runners this season, Fort Meade returned the bulk of their roster from a year ago. But the combination of Drew Reeves, Brad Torres and Lane Crossen held the Miners in relative check on the night while the offense went wild. Alfred Big Red Brown, fresh off the basketball courts from the Red Devil cagers season, the freshm an went 4-for-5 with an RBI to get his high school care er off to a resounding start. Crossen helped offensiv eRed Devils bury Fort Meade Miners See AP, page 5B

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McFarling GolfSPRINGLAKE The 5th Annual James McFarling Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, March 5 at the SpringLake Golf Resort. The flighted, four-person scramble will tee off with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. For $50 per person, golfers get flight prizes, CTPfor men and women, goodie bags and lunch at Michaels restaurant. Proceeds will be awarded to scholarship recipients from the Highlands County Sertoma Junior Golf Tour. For more information, call John Delaney at 655-3686. 5th Annual L.O.S.T. RunOKEECHOBEE The fifth annual L.O.S.T. (Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail) 118-Mile Endurance Run will take place the weekend of February 26-27. This footrace consists of one circumnavigation of Lake Okeechobee by running along the top of the Herbert Hoover Dike, a distance of 118 miles. The race begins 6:30 a.m. at the OkieTantie Campground located just west of the town of Okeechobee, and runners have 34 hours to complete their loop of the lake. The run precedes counterclockwise around the lake, so runners pass the towns of Lakeport, Moore Haven, Clewiston, Pakohee and Port Mayaca before they return to Okie-Tantie. Runners will receive aid at various access points located around the lake, and there will be manned aid stations at Lakeport, Moore Haven, Clewiston, Paul Rardin Park, Pahokee, Port Mayaca and Nubbins Slough. The race website is www.lost118mileendurancerun.com For more information, contact Mike Melton at 772-349-1704Wings of Faith GolfSEBRING Wings of Faith Worship Center presents the First Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 16 at Country Club of Sebring. Check-in is from 7:30-8:15 a.m. with a Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Platinum Sponsor $500 includes one team of four golfers, one tee sign and two green signs; Gold Sponsor $300 includes one team of four golfers, one green sign; Silver Sponsor $150 includes one green sign, one tee sign; Bronze Sponsor $100 includes one green sign. Individual player $60 includes green fees, cart and lunch ($70 after March 26). Team of Four Golfers $240 includes green fees, cart and lunch ($280 after March 26). Make checks payable to: Wings of Faith CWC, P.O. Box 1227, Sebring, FL 33871, or register online at wingsoffaithchristianworshipcenter.com. Proceeds to be donated to scholarship program for graduates attending Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center. For more information, call Jason Hankerson at 253-2234; jasonhankerson@gmail.com or Alvin Walters Sr. at 381-5706, alvinwalterssr@yahoo.com.Our Lady of Grace eventAVON PARK Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church has a benefit event coming up, the First Annual Golf Tournament at River Greens Saturday, March 12 at 8 a.m. The cost of $60 per player includes golf, cart, golf shirt and lunch, while River Greens members pay just $35. Sponsorships are available, starting with a $100 hole sponsor for a sign only. AHole Sponsor with Sign, plus a free foursome, is $300, a Co-Sponsor Sign, plus free foursome, with perogative to fly their banner is $400 and a Major Sponsor is $1,500.Seminole Club Trail RunSEBRING The Highlands Semino le Club presents the first Seminole Trail Ru n 5K on Saturday, March 5, at the Sun-N Lake Preserve in Sebring. The cost is $15 per participant if regi stered by Tuesday, Feb. 15 and $20 aft er that day or on the day of race. Registration on race day begins at 7 a.m. and the race will begin at 8 a.m. Awards will be presented for top finis hers in major age groups. This is the first event of its kind for t he trails at the Preserve. Registration forms can be found at highlandsseminoles.org. Call 386-9194 or email mantarayEM@eart hlink.net for more information.Doc Owen Golf TourneyAVON PARK The Avon Park Noo n Rotary Club will host its Second Annu al David Doc Owen Golf tournament o n Saturday, April 16 at Highlands Rid ge North. The two-person scramble-format ent ry fee is $60 per person with prizes in flig ht groups, lunch, goodie bag and refres hments on the course. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun t ee time. Entry information and check payable to Avon Park Noon Rotary mailed to Ch et Brojek, 3310 Par Rd, Sebring, FL3387 2. Golfers should include their names an d handicaps along with their check. Those needing a form may ema il Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or call at 385-4736. Business entry of two-persons plus a hole sign for a total of $200 is availab le for the first time this year. All Rotary club members are urged to support participate in the event that ben efits local Rotary charity projects. Business hole signs for $100 are al so available by contacting Chet via email or phone.SHSBasketball CampSEBRING The SHS basketball pr ogram will be hosting a basketball cam p for boys and girls, in 2nd-6th grade, o n Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, Mar ch 29, from 8 a.m.4 p.m. The cost of the camp is $20 and is appropriate for players of all skill leve ls and experience. Current and former Streaks will be o n hand to help with the camp, which will al so feature contests, competitions and prizes. Campers can either bring their ow n lunch or purchase lunch there for a re asonable price. Please contact Coach Lee at 441-122 1, or by email at leem@highlands.k12.fl.u s Pickelball League ChampionshipSEBRING On Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m., the first ever South Centr al Florida Pickelball League Championsh ip will take place at the courts in Highlan ds Ridge. The league is made up of five comm unities in central Florida; Highlands Ridg e, Tanglewood, Solivita, Lake Ashton, an d Rainbow Resort. Several of the finest pickleball playe rs in Florida will be competing and two of the best teams will do battle Solivita an d Tanglewood. Anyone who is interested in learnin g about the fastest growing sport in adu lt communities across the country shou ld make their way to Highlands Ridge. Matches will run from 10 a.m. to t he finals at approximately 1p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Boston4315.741 New York3027.5261212Philadelphia3029.5081312New Jersey1743.28327 Toronto1644.26728 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami4317.717 Orlando3822.6335 Atlanta3624.6007 Charlotte2633.4411612Washington1544.2542712Central Division WLPctGB Chicago4117.707 Indiana2632.44815 Milwaukee2236.37919 Detroit2239.3612012Cleveland1148.1863012WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4910.831 Dallas4316.7296 New Orleans3526.57415 Memphis3328.54117 Houston3031.49220 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3622.621 Denver3526.574212Portland3326.559312Utah 3229.525512Minnesota1446.23323 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers4219.689 Phoenix3127.534912Golden State2632.4481412L.A. Clippers2140.34421 Sacramento1543.2592512___ Sundays Games Phoenix 110, Indiana 108, OT L.A. Lakers 90, Oklahoma City 87 Minnesota 126, Golden State 123 Philadelphia 95, Cleveland 91 Orlando 100, Charlotte 86 Dallas 114, Toronto 96 Houston 91, New Orleans 89 San Antonio 95, Memphis 88 New York 91, Miami 86 Atlanta 90, Portland 83 Mondays Games Phoenix 104, New Jersey 103, OT Chicago 105, Washington 77 Denver 100, Atlanta 90 Boston 107, Utah 102 Sacramento 105, L.A. Clippers 99 Tuesdays Games Golden State at Indiana, late New York at Orlando, late Dallas at Philadelphia, late New Orleans at Toronto, late San Antonio at Memphis, late Detroit at Milwaukee, late L.A. Lakers at Minnesota, late Houston at Portland, late Wednesdays Games Chicago at Atlanta, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Golden State at Washington, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at New York, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Houston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Philadelphia4016686203159 Pittsburgh3721680187159 N.Y. Rangers3327470179157 New Jersey2731458132164 N.Y. Islanders2332854172205 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston3619779194148 Montreal3323773165164 Buffalo2925765176177 Toronto2727963164193 Ottawa2132951143200 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Tampa Bay3718781191190 Washington33201076168161 Carolina2925967184193 Atlanta26261163178205 Florida2629759159171WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit3918684213183 Chicago3423674202173 Nashville3223872161151 Columbus3124668170181 St. Louis2825965173180 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver3915987208150 Calgary3223973190182 Minnesota3324672165166 Colorado2630759183217 Edmonton2035848158211 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose3621678178162 Phoenix33211076184186 Los Angeles3524474178156 Dallas3323672171175 Anaheim3325571176186 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Sundays Games Chicago 4, Phoenix 3, SO Tampa Bay 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Nashville 3, Columbus 2 Atlanta 3, Toronto 2, OT New Jersey 2, Florida 1 Calgary 1, St. Louis 0 Boston 3, Edmonton 2 Anaheim 3, Colorado 2 Mondays Games Chicago 4, Minnesota 2 Detroit 7, Los Angeles 4 Tuesdays Games Buffalo at N.Y. Rangers, late N.Y. Islanders at Washington, late Florida at Carolina, late Montreal at Atlanta, late Boston at Ottawa, late Calgary at St. Louis, late Dallas at Phoenix, late Nashville at Edmonton, late Columbus at Vancouver, late Colorado at San Jose, late Wednesdays Games Pittsburgh at Toronto, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Minnesota at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 9 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEWLPct Baltimore101.000 Detroit301.000 Seattle101.000 Los Angeles21.667 Boston11.500 Cleveland11.500 Kansas City11.500 Minnesota11.500 Oakland11.500 Texas11.500 New York12.333 Tampa Bay12.333 Chicago01.000 Toronto03.000NATIONAL LEAGUEWLPct Colorado201.000 Florida101.000 Washington101.000 San Francisco31.750 Philadelphia21.667 Atlanta11.500 Cincinnati11.500 Los Angeles22.500 Milwaukee11.500 New York11.500 Pittsburgh22.500 Arizona13.250 Chicago02.000 Houston01.000 San Diego01.000 St. Louis01.000 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. ___ Sunday's Games N.Y. Mets 5, Atlanta 4 N.Y. Yankees 7, Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 10, Tampa Bay 3 Detroit 1, Toronto 0 Cincinnati 7, Cleveland 6 Kansas City 4, Texas 2 L.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 0 Oakland 15, Chicago Cubs 7 Seattle 13, San Diego 12, 10 innings Arizona 4, San Francisco 3 Minnesota 8, Boston 4 Mondays Games Boston 7, Minnesota 6 Pittsburgh (ss) 6, Tampa Bay 5 Florida 6, St. Louis 3 Detroit 6, N.Y. Yankees 2 Baltimore 6, Pittsburgh (ss) 4 Atlanta 13, Houston 3 Philadelphia 6, Toronto 3 Washington 9, N.Y. Mets 3 San Francisco 10, Milwaukee (ss) 9 Milwaukee (ss) 5, Chicago Cubs 3 L.A. Angels 8, Oakland 7 L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland 12, Cincinnati 0 Texas 12, Kansas City 11 San Diego 6, Seattle 6, tie Colorado 6, Arizona 5 Tuesdays Games Boston vs Minnesota, late N.Y. Mets vs Washington, late Toronto vs Detroit (ss), late Atlanta vs Houston, late N.Y. Yankees vs Pittsburgh, late Detroit (ss) vs Philadelphia, late Tampa Bay vs Baltimore, late St. Louis vs Florida, late Texas vs Seattle, late Cincinnati (ss) vs Oakland, late San Diego vs Kansas City, late L.A. Dodgers vs Cleveland, late Milwaukee vs Chicago White Sox, late Cincinnati (ss) vs L.A. Angels, late Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco, late Arizona vs Colorado, late Wednesdays Games Houston (ss) vs N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota vs Pittsburgh at Bradenton, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs Toronto at Dunedin, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Atlanta vs Boston at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Florida vs Washington at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Houston (ss) vs Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Colorado vs San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. Cleveland vs Oakland at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m. Kansas City vs L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Seattle vs Arizona (ss) at Salt River Community, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:05 p.m.BASEBALLNational League NEW YORK METSNamed Pedro Lopez manager of St. Lucie (FSL), Ryan Ellis manager of Savannah (SAL), Frank Fultz manager of Kingsport (Appalachian) and Luis Rojas manager of the GCL Mets.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHARLOTTE BOBCATSWaived G Morris Peterson. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSReached buyout agreement with F Troy Murphy and placed him on waivers. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERSWaived G-F Rasual Butler. NEW YORK KNICKSWaived G Kelenna Azubuike. WASHINGTON WIZARDSReached buyout agreement with G Mike Bibby and placed him on waivers. Re-signed G Mustafa Shakur for remainder of season.FOOTBALLNational Football League CHICAGO BEARSReleased DT Tommie Harris, LB Hunter Hillenmeyer and OT Kevin Shaffer. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSSigned CB Kennard Cox to a one-year contract. WASHINGTON REDSKINSReleased RB Clinton Portis.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ATLANTA THRASHERSAcquired F Radek Dvorak and 2011 fifth-round pick from Florida for F Nicklas Bergfors and F Patrick Rissmiller. Traded LW Fredrik Modin to Calgary for 2011 seventhround draft pick. Claimed F Rob Schremp off waivers from New York Islanders. Recalled F Ben Maxwell and G Peter Mannino from Chicago (AHL). Reassigned F Spencer Machacek to Chicago (AHL). BOSTON BRUINSAcquired F David Lailberte and F Stefan Chaput from Anaheim for F Brian McGrattan and D Sean Zimmerman. Assigned Laliberte and Chaput to Providence (AHL). CALGARY FLAMESClaimed D Brett Carson off waivers from Carolina. CAROLINA HURRICANETraded LW Sergei Samsonov to Florida for D Bryan Allen. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSAcquired D Chris Campoli and conditional seventhround draft pick from Ottawa for F Ryan Potulny and 2011 second-round draft pick. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSTraded LW Tom Sestito to Philadelphia for C Michael Chaput and C Greg Moore. DETROIT RED WINGSSigned G Jimmy Howard to two-year contract. EDMONTON OILERSAcquired D Kevin Montgomery from Colorado for D Shawn Belle. Traded RW Dustin Penner to Los Angeles for D Colten Teubert, 2011 first-round draft pick and conditional 2012 third-round draft pick. LOS ANGELES KINGSSigned F Justin Williams to four-year contract extension. MINNESOTA WILDTraded G Anton Khudobin to Boston for D Jeff Penner and RW Mikko Lehtonen. Recalled C Warren Peters from Houston (AHL). Reassigned C Cody Almond to Houston. MONTREAL CANADIENSAcquired G Drew MacIntyre from Atlanta for D Brett Festerling. Assigned MacIntyre to Hamilton (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILSTraded C Jason Arnott to Washington for C David Steckel and 2012 second-round draft pick. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Track and Field at Avon Park,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball vs.Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Softball at Mulberry,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,1 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,Sebring,1 p.m. Sebring THURSDAY: Baseball vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Lake Wales,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Osceola,7 p.m.; Softball at Osceola,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,1 p.m.; Girls Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Tournament,1 p.m. SFCC FRIDAY: Baseball vs.St.Petersburg,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball at St.Petersburg,5 p.m.; Softball at College of Central Florida,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.University of Tampa B Team,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Siena Heights (MI),6 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: Boys Tennis vs.Lake Wales,4 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Mulberry,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament, 1 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Heartland Conference Tournament,Sebring,1 p.m. N N H H L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at New Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NC C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S K K E E T T B B A A L L L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . North Carolina at Florida State . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Connecticut at West Virginia . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 p p . m m . LSU at Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 9 9 p p . m m . Clemson at Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 p p . m m . T exas A&M at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 1 1 p p . m m . Utah State at New Mexico State . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Tennessee at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . St. Johns at Seton Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 9 9 p p . m m . Wisconsin at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 p p . m m . UCLA at W ashington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Page 4BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com If you have a question or comment, write: NASCAR This Week, c/o The Gaston Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia, NC 28053 or send an e-mail to mdutton@gastongazette.com For the rst time, in the sixth race across three touring series, after ve different winners, one of them, Jeff Gordon, actually received points. Gordon ended a 66-race winless streak at Phoenix International Raceway, and it ended another long waiting period. Gordons 83rd career victory ties him with Cale Yarborough for fth place on NASCARs all-time list of winners. Were not saying that Speedweeks took too long a time, but it was actually difcult to get accustomed to cars that were not racing in two-car bunches again. It gets a bit tiresome to hear Foxs broadcasters remind us over and over that every point counts now. Yes, the system has changed, but just when was this not true? Kyle Busch led every lap of Phoenixs Nationwide Series event, which took the green ag three cars shy of a full eld. Go easy on Trevor Bayne. He had just pulled off the Upset of the Century (so far). The law of averages was bound to catch up. Carl Edwards was remarkably understanding after having his potentially race-winning Ford wrecked by Kyle Buschs Toyota. Whether Edwards is similarly magnanimous in upcoming races bears watching. Isnt it ridiculous to be preoccupied with points after two races in a 36-race season? The Busch brothers are heading to their hometown track, Las Vegas, ranked 1-2 in Sprint Cup points. Maybe its not ridiculous for Kyle and Kurt to be preoccupied with points right now. Gordons victory may not have been a giant step in ending world hunger, but it certainly relieved Gordons hunger for victory. Whos hot: Jeff Gordons latest victory, his 83rd, was a long time coming. ... Kyle Busch won Truck and Nationwide races and nished second in the big one. Whos not: What goes up must come down. At Phoenix, Trevor Bayne was spinning around. ... Carl Edwards broke his own track record but had his Ford wrecked in the race. Kyle Busch V E R S U SA huge crash at Phoenix began with Vickers spin. Replays showed light contact with Kenseths Ford. Toyota driver Vickers made it sound as if hed been slammed into the wall. Kenseths defense was that he gave Vickers adequate room. NASCAR This Weeks Monte Dutton gives his take: Kenseths bump certainly didnt seem to be intentional. One of the two, and perhaps both, made a small mistake, which is the most common way that crashes start.BRIAN VICKERS VS. MATT KENSETHBy Monte DuttonNASCAR This WeekAfter watching his driver win at Phoenix, Rick Hendrick said of Jeff Gordon, I think he had something he wanted to prove. The victory was Gordons first in 67 races. According to Hendrick, Gordons first words after taking the checkered flag were, I just beat Kyle Busch. Busch had won Camping World Truck and Nationwide races at the track over the previous two days. Of Busch, Gordon said, I respect his team and his aggressiveness. I think everyone knows you dont want to go up against him on a restart. Hes just won a lot of stuff lately. Really, Im sorry Kyle Busch insisted that wrecking Carl Edwards early in the race was unintentional. It was a real big mistake on my part, and the first person I have to apologize to is Carl Edwards, obviously for what happened there on the backstretch, said Busch. It just got out from underneath me, and we were getting bounced around like a ping-pong ball there for a while. I got into him and just killed his day. Nuts Clint Bowyer led the charge after a race marred by huge early crashes. I have no idea, he said. Were all smarter than this. Were all better racecar drivers than this. Were driving like idiots. Everybody is taking two tires, four tires; everybody is on complete different agendas right there, and we never could get going. Its just stupid. Thats about it Asked how close his team was to catching Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said, We finished nine spots (10th) behind him, and thats about how close we are. Distinctions Ryan Newman has finished in the top five in the past three races at Phoenix, one of them being his most recent victory. Four of the first five Phoenix finishers drove Chevys. Chevy drivers have won 13 of the last 16 races at PIR. It was Gordons second Phoenix victory. RllI KlBhiitd No. 24 took special pride in win over Kyle Busch By Monte DuttonNASCAR This WeekLost perhaps in the knowledge that Jimmie Johnson has won five straight Sprint Cup championships is the fact that Jeff Gordon has won four. Perhaps, by winning at Phoenix International Raceway, Gordon served notice that he may just equal his Hendrick Motorsports teammate this year. Sixty-six races had passed between the 82nd and 83rd victories of Gordons career. Gordon, 39, won four championships in his first nine seasons but hasnt won any in the nine years since his most recent championship (2001). There was a lot of pressure on us, not just this year but going back the last 66 races that we have not had a win, said Gordon, so there was a lot of pressure. You hear it from the media, you hear it from the fans, and its hard to ignore that. I guess every race-car driver knows that theres going to be that time in their life when they are not going to go to victory lane again, and you dont know when that time is going to come. I was so hoping that time was not for me now. Gordon hadnt gone away. He was just missing in victory lane for quite a while. Though Gordon has never won a championship under the so-called Chase format, he made the Chase in six of its seven years, finishing second to Johnson in 2007 and third in 2009 (to Johnson) and 2004 (to Kurt Busch). Still, Gordon was winless in 2008 and 2010, winning once in 2009. I felt like I still have it in me, he said. I know how passionate I am about it, but things have changed in the sport. The cars have changed. Tires have changed. Competition has changed. So, when you go through a streak without winning, you think, OK, is it me or what is it? Days like (this) allow you to gain that confidence in yourself, just keep doing what youre doing, whats gotten you victory lane in the past, keep giving that good information, and when the tools are around you, and the chemistry is there throughout the whole team and good decisions are made, days like (this) will happen. Simple as that.Jeff Gordon Puts Field on NoticeChase regular still feels like he has victories, confidence leftJohn Clark/NASCAR This WeekFour-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon broke a streak of 66 races without a victory on Sunday. Gordons 83rd victory ties him with Cale Yarborough for fifth place on NASCARs all-time list of winners. The premiere Vegas raceThe first NASCAR race in the state of Nevada occurred on Oct. 16, 1955 at Las Vegas Park Speedway, a mile dirt track. Norm Nelson drove a Carl Kiekhaefer-owned Chrysler to victory, averaging 44.449 mph, beating Oldsmobile driver Bill Hyde by two laps. The winner of the first Southern 500 (Darlington, 1950), Johnny Mantz, finished seventh. The race was shortened to 111 of a scheduled 200 laps by darkness. JEFF GORDON SPRINTCUPSERIESNo. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET ThiV Legends and Stuntmen One of the best NASCAR books of recent years was Robert Edelsteins Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner. Now Edelstein is back with NASCAR Legends: Memorable Men, Moments and Machines in Racing History (New York: The Overlord Press, $25.95). Its a history of NASCAR told through the eyes of Bill France, Bobby and Davey Allison, Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Cale Yarborough, and Richard, Kyle and Adam Petty, among others. Stuntman! My Car-Crashing, PlaneJumping, Bone-Breaking, Death-Defying Hollywood Life, by Hal Needham (New York: Little, Brown and Company, $25.99) is an autobiographical memoir. Needham, in addition to his legendary Hollywood exploits, was involved in NASCAR for many years, and his relationship as an owner with Harry Gant is richly recalled, along with the making of the movie Stroker Ace. Vickers Kenseth Congrats and A Little HelpThis Week welcomes letters to the editor, but please be aware that we have room for only a few each week. Well do our best to select the best, but individual replies are impossible due to the bulk of mail received. Please do not send stamped and self-addressed envelopes with your letters, which should be addressed to: NASCAR This Week, The Gaston Gazette, P.O. Box 1538, Gastonia, N.C. 28053. Dear NASCAR This Week, How about that Trevor Bayne and the Wood family? Best feel good victory I have seen in years and years! What a great day for NASCAR and a wonderful day to hear a driver give praise to our God Ron Wishon Mooresville, N.C. It was indeed a great story, one we greatly enjoyed getting to witness and write about. Dear NASCAR This Week, Yes, Bob Ohning, they are tire eaters. Do something, NASCAR. I make Texas and Phoenix because of the proximity. Im a retired school teacher. I would like to know if there might be a place for my talents in the NASCAR circuitry. If so, spread the word. Della Currier Midland, Texas P.S. Ive never been to North Carolina. I would love to visit. Well, we arent formally affiliated with NASCAR, but well put your words in circulation. Thanks so much for writing. Edwards Frontstretch & Backstretch9 Banking in turns 1-420Distance:................. ...1.5 mile oval Length of frontstretch:. ....2,275 ft. Length of backstretch:. ....1,572 ft. Miles/Laps:.....400 mi. = 267 laps March 6PIT ROADTURN1TURN2TURN3FINISHSTARTTURN4LAS VEGAS DATA LAS VEGAS DATA R a c e :Kobalt Tools 400 Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5 mi.), 267 laps/400.5 miles. When: Sunday, March 6 Last years winner: Jimmie Johnson, Chevy. Qualifying record: Kurt Busch, Dodge, 188.719 mph, Feb. 28, 2010. Race record: Mark Martin, Ford, 146.554 mph, March 1, 1998. Last week: Jeff Gordon, driving a Chevy, ended a winless streak of 66 races, and in so doing, tied Cale Yarborough for fifth place on the all-time Cup list with the 83rd victory of his career and second at Phoenix International Raceway. Race: Sams Town 300 Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5 mi.), 200 laps/300 miles. When: Saturday, March 5. Last years winner: Kevin Harvick, Chevy. Qualifying record: Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 185.427 mph, Feb. 27, 2010. Race record: Jeff Burton, Ford, 135.118 mph, March 4, 2000. Last week: Kyle Busch, in a Toyota, earned a rare distinction at Phoenix, leading every single lap. Carl Edwards Ford was in second place for every lap, and Edwards challenged Busch late in the race but never led at the start-finish line.SPRINT CUPRace: Too Tough To Tame 200 Where: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366 mi.), 147 laps/200.802 miles. When: Saturday, March 12. Last years winner: Todd Bodine, Toyota. Qualifying record: Timothy Peters, Toyota, 170.845 mph, Aug. 14, 2010. Race record: Bobby Hamilton, Dodge, 133.645 mph, March 14, 2003. Last week: Kyle Busch, in a Toyota, dominated the series stop at Phoenix, and his average finish, in three weekend races in separate series, was 1.33. Another Cup visitor, Clint Bowyer, finished second in a Chevy.NATIONWIDECAMPING WORLD TRUCK All times EasternSprint CupKobalt Tools 400, 3 p.m., SundayNationwide SeriesSams Town 300, 5:30 p.m., SaturdayTruck SeriesToo Tough To Tame 200, 5 p.m., March 12 AlltimesEaster n 2011 STANDINGSSprint Cup Pts.1. Kyle Busch 80 2. Kurt Busch 3 Tony Stewart 11 A.J. Allmendinger 11 5. Jeff Gordon 15 Mark Martin 15 7. Bobby Labonte 16 Ryan Newman 16 Juan Pablo Montoya 16 10. David Gilliland 17 Paul Menard 17 12. Carl Edwards 21 Nationwide Series1. Reed Sorenson 78 2. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 5 3. Jason Leffler 7 4. Danica Patrick 20 Joe Nemechek 20 6. Aric Almirola 22 7. Mike Bliss 23 8. Justin Allgaier 25 9. Kenny Wallace 28 Jeremy Clements 28Camping World Truck Series1. Matt Crafton 71 2. Clay Rogers 1 3. Cole Whitt 3 4. Johnny Sauter 4 5. Timothy Peters 5 6. Austin Dillon 8 7. Jeffrey Earnhardt 9 8. Max Papis 10 9. Miguel Paludo 12 10. Ron Hornaday 14 Bayne

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ed, though, as the defense came up big with an unorthodox double play. Agrounder to short from Caylah Coker had Grimaldo throw her out at first. And when Tyson tried taking third as the throw went to first, Hoffner fired across to DaSilva to cut her down and end the inning. Despite a lead-off hit from Lower opened the bottom of the fourth, the Streaks were held off the board and Hardee soon tied it on another lapse in the defense. With Hoffner on in relief of Ostrander, a walk to Courtney Parks started the inning and a passed ball allowed her to reach second. Agrounder to the right side from Kate Thomas moved Parks to third and when Karlee Henderson drew a walk, she reached first and kept on going toward second. The toss to Grimaldo got the out there as Parks raced home with the potential tying run. The throw home was in time, but just enough off the mark for Parks to get in for the 2-2 tie. Sebring went quietly in the fifth and Hoffner worked through a harmless top of the sixth before the Streaks broke the tie in the bottom of the inning. With one out, Lower drew a walk and Emily Gilbert singled to left. Lower raced to third and drew a late throw, allowing Gilbert to move up to second. After Allie Mann put down a near-perfect squeeze bunt that just barely trickled foul, she then came through, grounding one to the right side that brought Lower home with the lead run and DaSilva followed with a single up the middle to bring Gilbert in for an insurance tally. That run proved to be quite valuable as things got a bit hectic in the top of the seventh. Coker lead off with a popup on the infield that should have gone for the first out. But with a miscommunication, the ball hit the dirt with Coker perched on first. Parks followed with a single to left to put runners on first and second. The Lady Streaks caught a break when Thomashardhit fly ball to center sent Coker racing for third. Jayme Faircloth, however, tracked the ball and snared it for the out, soon tossing it in to second for the force out of Coker for another unconventional double play. But Henderson then singled to right and Addison Aubry blooped one just over the infield into right to bring Parks in and cutting the lead to 4-3. Bailey Carlton then made a solid connection with a Hoffner pitch, sending it on an arc toward center. But Faircloth took a couple steps back before camping under it and securing it in the web of her glove for the final out. We made it a little interesting at the end, Sinness said. We still make some mistakes, but defensively I dont worry too much about us. Offense is still my main concern right now. Were great at pulling foul balls. We give third base and people chasing balls in parkin g lots a lot of opportunities. If we can just straighten o ut some of them, well be in good shape. And theyll need to as t he schedule heats up with a tough district match-u p Friday at Osceola. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 5B 6 MONTH MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE(863) 382-0500 3201 Golfview Rd. Sebring(863) 382-0744for 9 Hole Executive RatesPrices good thru 3/31/10 Incl. Tax & CartMonday thru Friday:8am 1pm $36By 8, After 1 $29 Saturday & Sunday: $25 STAINMASTERBRAVADO TEXTURE$330sq ft installed w/pad STAINMASTERIMPECCABLE PLUSH$379sq ft installed w/pad STAINMASTERWESTMINSTERBERBER$359sq ft installed w/pad POWER ALLEYPLUSH$259sq ft installed w/pad EVANSTONBERBER12x15 Ft$225sq ft installed w/padAREA RUGS TOO! TARKETT LAMINATE$199sq ft Visit Our 10,000 sq ft Showroom and See For Yourself Today! Stainmaster CARPET SALE OUTDOOR CARPET69sq ft FORTHENEWYEAR! News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHN E Blue Streak catcher Emily Gilbert barehands this Hardee bunt attempt before firing to first for the out in Mondays win. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Cody Higgins squares up this pitch for a hit in SFCCs nailbiting win over the College of Central Florida Monday. R ector, 28:22, and Anna S teffes, 33:02. It was a wonderful e vent, said Don Appelquist, e xecutive director, SFCC F oundation. The weather w as perfect and it was well a ttended. So many people f rom the college chipped in t o support it and everyone h ad a good time. The H ighlands Campus is a great v enue for our race. Its a b eautiful place. We are ready to do this again next year. The Panther 5K Run/Walk was sponsored by the SFCC Foundation, Inc., and Bill Jarrett Ford. Chet Brojek of Central Florida Striders served as race timer. Members of the Panther baseball, softball, and volleyball teams assisted runners and walkers under the direction coaches Rick Hitt, Carlos Falla and Kim Crawford. Continued from 1B 2011 Panther 5K results Overall Male: Jason Bass 18:27 Overall Female: Mary Rose Heston 23:33 Male Masters: Chuck Best 20:27 Female Masters: Rosa Gonzalez 26:18 Grand Masters Male: Jim Rector 28:22 Grand Masters Female: Anna Steffes 33:02 Female Age Groups (Top Three Finishers) (14 & Under) Savannah Oldfield 30:23, Carly Juve 34:11, Kailey McCain 37:38 (15-19) Amanda Kennedy 24:21, Shelby Smith 26:38, Caitlyn Moulds 26:50 (20-24) Taylor Carson 26:44, Rose Fowler 32:02, Melissa Bendy 49:16 (25-29) Carrie Tallinger 25:55, Melanie Aydt 31:52, Kaylie Lindsey 32:17 (30-34) Michelle DeLaney 25:48, Natalia Terreros 28:56, Tammy Surrency 29:33 (35-39) Kelly Griffin 25:27, Jennifer Burnside 26:34, Lori Ashworth (40-44) Mary Ann Andrews 27:26, Laura Barben 28:17, Paige Oldfield 30:15 (45-49) Davida Austin 32:00, Pam Koralewski 33:38, Lisa Jarrett 42:45 (50-54) Brenda Ropat-Rickert 26:53, Patti Remick 32:51, Marcia Percy 32:58 (55-59) Martie Brooker 30:20; Crystal Vanderpool 31:44, Peggy Essex-Klammer 33:30 (60-64) Karen Howard 37:45, Sandra Daniels 44:07, Edie Bardell 53:23 (65-69) Mary Ann Henry 35:04, Lois Tejada 47:57, Lana Puckorius 56:10 (70-74) Mary Ann Gustavson 58:31. Male Age Groups (Top Three Finishers) (14 & Under) Brooks Whidden 22:29, Danny Cool 24:43, Ethan Havlock 31:35 (15-19) Robert Komasa 19:46, Austin DeFisher 25:07 (20-24) Timothy Wheaton 19:27, Eddie Abac 22:51, Sean Fassler 54:03 (25-29) Jarrod Gavagni 24:14, Terry Hancock 25:36, Dustin Partridge 26:01 (30-34) Kenny Koehler 22:18, Jeremy Freeze 24:19, Chris Chandler 28:25 (35-39) Tom Handorf 21:23, Edward Burnside 21:48, William Jackson 35:38 (40-44) Steve Ashworth 24:48, Shannon Brown 36:12 (45-49) Lawrence Luepschen 21:38, Terry Elders 26:41, Rob Roberts 31:28 (50-54) Randy Grice 20:27, Steve Marquart 22:30, Steven Scheck 23:20, Eddie Fitch 26:45 (55-59) Russell Andrews 24:48, Richard Percy 25:13; William Peters 26:08 (60-64) Michael Stewart 28:57, Carl Cool 30:17 (65-69) James Henry 34:25, Clifford Ables 35:34, Leo Howard 37:45 (70-74) Dale Bargar 40:00, Mac Perkins 44:31, Ivan Gustavson 59:23 ( 75-79 ) William Schauwecker 40:41, Daniel Archambeau 45:19. Panther 5K a big hit c oach Rick Hitt said. With a luminum bats, you cant g ive the other team any b reathing room. We need to d o a better job of controlling t he momentum. Overall, Im g lad with the win, but we h ave some things we need to c lean up. The victory comes on the h eels of Saturdays doubleh eader sweep of the U niversity of Tampas B t eam by 4-2 and 9-5 scores w ith Layton Mack and Eric Bailey getting the wins on the mound, respectively. The team, now over the .500 mark at 13-12-1, catches a bit of a break in an otherwise extremely busy schedule, not taking the field again until Fridays home match-up with St. Petersburg to get the Suncoast Conference schedule underway. Amanda Kennedy contributed to this story. Continued from 1B SFCC opens Suncoast Conference schedule Friday Continued from 1B Sebring softball gets win, heads to Osceola Friday ly as well, blasting a threerun homer in the fourth that gave Avon Park a 6-0 lead. The Devils were back in action Tuesday night, hosting a Sebring squad that handled them in the Bill Jarrett Ford Early Bird Tournament and hoping to change the outcome with the momentum of this big win behind them. See Fridays News-Sun for a recap of the contest. Continued from 1B AP nabs district win

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Page 6BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com www.WellsMC.com RAMUS 27 between Avon Park and SebringAVONPARK&SEBRING453-6644LAKEPLACID&OTHERCITIESTOLLFREE1-888-453-6644 ALLNEW2011DODGECALIBER 2010MODELYEARENDCLEARANCE NO DEALER FEE, PLUS TAX & TAG, STATE FEE, O% withALLY, SEBC RULES APPLY. Since 1931 NO DEALER FEESNEW FOR 2011INVENTORY ARRIVING DAILYExpires 3/05/11NEW2010JEEP WRANGLERUNLIMITED JX054NEW2010DODGECHALLENGERRTLOADED DX050 NO DEALER FEES ALLNEW2011CHRYSLERTOWN&COUNTRYALLNEW2011JEEPCOMPASS ALLNEW2011DODGEJOURNEY ALLNEW2011DODGEAVENGERSXT ALLNEW2011CHRYSLER200 $750 REBATE$1500REBATEOR 0%FOR60MOS. UPTO$1750REBATEOR 3.9%FOR60MOS.$750REBATEOR 2.9%FOR60MOS.$750REBATEOR 2.9%FOR60MOS.$1000REBATEOR 2.9%FOR60MOS. WAS $ 26,555 NOW $ 23,555 SAVE $ 3,000 WAS $ 40,240 NOW $ 34,740 SAVE $ 5,500 -FREEHEMI -FREEHEMI -FREEHEMI -FREEHEMI Courtesy photo Introducing the latest graduating class from Tobys Clowns. Fiffteen clowns from all over the United States (two live locally) attended an intensive four-day class, a total of 24 hours of instruction, and graduated Feb. 15. The new clowns are (back row, from left) Jerry Booppa Sherman, Richard Chico Greco, Janet Wanna-B Borden, Beverly Sunshine Gran, Lynn Putt-Putt Yaeger, Nancy Lulabell Schnur, Jane Twinkle Klasing, and Pamela Captain Windy Peters; (front row, from left) Carol C-note Heausler, Faye Zoee Conley, Daniel Monte Fierimonte, Linda Peek-a-Boo Sikos, Rudolf Rusty Hoffmann. Not pictured is Barbara Mizz Bee Boschen. Anyone interested in future classes given by Tobys Clowns, call the clown house at 465-2920. CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Countys newest clowns Courtesy photo A merican Legion Auxiliary 69 has been busy delivering lap robes and ditty bags to the Royal Care and the Oaks nursing homes for veterans w ho are there. Veterans A ffair and Rehab chairman Marge Deetz along with Sharon Gerdes, treasurer, made the lap robes with a lot of love and feelings. Deetz was joined by secretary Barbara Francis and president Mary Striecker in making the presentations. Shown with them is World W ar II Army veteran Adolph W illiams. Legion Auxiliary delivers goodies to veterans

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www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 7B Oriental Medical Clinic of Florida, P.A.TRADITIONALCHINESEMEDICINEWe specialize in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine To help you in the treatment of: Pain Management Chronic Disease Weight Loss Wellness Enhancement Jeanie O. Lee, D.A.O.M.Acupuncture Physician3101 Medical Way Sebring, Florida386-5050 Neck Pain Sciatica Knee Pain Numbness Shoulder Pain Pinched Nerves Low Back Pain Hip Pain Muscle Spasm Pain Extending Down the Arms or Legs Herniated DiscWe know your experience with us will be beneficial!Dr. Sabina Khadim, M.D.863-471-25054639 Sun N Lake Blvd. Sebring, FLINTERVENTIONAL PAINAND SPINE CENTERSWork Injuries Sports Injuries Auto AccidentsConditions treated: www.GreatSpineCare.comWe know your experience with us will be beneficial! The Scope of Oriental MedicineOriental medicine includes acupuncture, Chinese herbology, dietary therapy, exercise and bodywork based on traditional Oriental medicine principles. This system of health care is used extensively by one-quarter of the worlds population residing in Asia, and is rapidly growing in popularity in the West. Oriental medicine is based on an energetic model rather than the biochemical model of Western medicine.AcupunctureAcupuncture is the 5000 year old Chinese system of natural healing. Fine sterile needles are inserted into specific points of the body to restore a balanced flow of energy. Through acupuncture, Qi (energy) is allowed to move freely throughout the body, reestablishing balance. This balance helps the body achieve higher levels of health and well-being.Chinese HerbsFor as long as people and plants have coexisted, herbal medicine has been around in some shape or form. It has been found to very helpful in treating conditions such as allergies, ADD and ADHD, menopausal syndrome, chronic pain and many, many other ailments.Jeanie O. Lee, D.A.O.M. Acupuncture Physician3101 MEDICAL WAY SEBRING, FLORIDA386-5050 Conditions treated:We know your experience with us will be beneficial! Neck Pain Sciatica Knee Pain Numbness Muscle Spasm Shoulder Pain Pinched Nerves Sport Injuries Low Back PainWork Injuries Sport Injuries Auto AccidentsMedicare Assignments Accepted Dr. Khadim is an Anesthesiologist and is the only Fellowship trained Pain Management doctor in Highlands County. www.GreatSpineCare.comDr. Sabiha Khadim, M.D.863-471-25054639 Sun N Lake Blvd. Sebring, FLINTERVENTIONAL PAIN AND SPINE CENTERS Shingles Hip Pain Herniated Disc Spinal Stenosis Failed Back Surgery We know your experience with us will be beneficial! Neck Pain Sciatica Knee Pain Numbness Shoulder Pain Pinched Nerves Low Back Pain Hip Pain Muscle Spasm Pain Extending Down the Arms or Legs Herniated DiscWe know your experience with us will be beneficial!Dr. Sabina Khadim, M.D.863-471-25054639 Sun N Lake Blvd. Sebring, FLINTERVENTIONAL PAINAND SPINE CENTERSWork Injuries Sports Injuries Auto AccidentsConditions treated: www.GreatSpineCare.comWe know your experience with us will be beneficial! CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Photo by Lion Jim Barnhart Barbara Cook of Sebring w as winner of annual Sebring Breakfast Lions golf cart raffle. With Barbara is Lion Mike Franchio (left), vice president, and Lion John W agner, project chairman. All proceeds will be used to help Highlands County residents. Cooks wins Sebring Breakfast Lions golf cart raffle YOUPAYADREPSBRINES DYNAMOPEORIAOCTOMOM SLOPEDPALMEDSASHIMI ENAKEDLADIESGORAN OMARREASESSLYERALT DOGHANDLERQTYBETTIE STOAEASTSUIGOAHEAD TLETTCHOCOLATE PASSEDONREDMITERST ITABLUGODSENDANITA PABLOESCOBIEANDKEN ELIANARRANGERSTKEG RENUCRILEONITIDILY ROOMBRAWLSPACE MAKEHAYEMTCOILLOME ARENDTTSOBALALAIKAS MIIEIEIOLOMANTVSET BELLABELLYUPTOTHE ATLARGEDELRIOBORDEN STORMEREVENERSMURFS ARDENTRISERSPESETA CROSSWORDSOLUTION Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun

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Friendly Neighbors ClubThe Friendly Neighbors C lub met at Balmoral A ssisted Living on Feb. 15. T he following members w ere present: Gert Lacy, J une Lewis, Donna Leonard, M yrtle Lusk, Katie Williams, A udrey Hancock, Rose P anzarella, Addie Thomsen, J ean Thomsen, Amy Kovac, R uth Beach and Louise Pick. T here was one guest, Lila C obb. Refreshments were s erved by the home. Devotions were read by L ouise Pick. Aletter was r ead from Janet Dryden, p ractice manager and Dr. F awn Harrison, thanking the c lub for the clowns given to t he childrens clinic at D eSoto Memorial Hospital. After the business meeting, the group stuffed nine dozen clowns.Lake Placid Garden ClubLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Garden Club met Feb. 9 at the Lake Placid Womans Club with Marsha Browning presiding. The Hostess committee Nancy Stoll, Barbara Nickles, Opal Meyer, Barbara Morse and Sue Grady decorated the tables with Valentine theme of beautiful red cyclemen plants in decorated heart shaped baskets and prepared a delicious dessert to 40 members and three guests Carol Menzel, Phyllis Hieronymus and Pat Bates. First vice president Connie Watson introduced guest speaker Darlene Foster of Deluxe Trees & Shurbs Nursery of Arcadia. She gave a very informative talk on a variety of native plants and grasses that she brought from her nursery and how cold tolerant and ideal they are for planting in central Florida. All plants and grasses were for sale after the meeting. Peggy Alexander gave a horticulture report on the firecracker bush. Shirley Puzey reminded everyone to get their items ready for the March 26 Attic & Plant Sale to be held at 342 Bottlebrush Ave. in Highlands Park Estates. A sign-up sheet is available for volunteers. Janene Smith announced more information will follow about the Avon Park Correctional April Plant Sale. Sally Kinsey announced Friday, April 15 will be a plant study at Blueberry Hill, a local dig sight. Also weather permitting, an April plant study will be held at club member Sandy Otways home. Fuss & Brag segment: Trudy Ricketts brought in a blooming pencil catcus and her handcrafted items that won blue ribbons at the Lake Placid Country Fair; Lee Burkhart, a senic tapestry; and Betty Jane, a variety of her camellias and hand-out instructions on how to root cuttings of camellia and olender. Speaker for March 9 meeting will be Steve Aumante, owner of Lords Nursery. His program will be Cold & Heat Tolorant Plants Whats New. Lake Placid Garden Club meets every second Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Lake Placid Womans Club. To attend or join call 465-6106.TOPS FL Club 487, SebringSEBRING The Feb. 23 meeting after exercises had 15 TOPS and eight KOPS giving the pledges. Newest member Fay Tirpak was welcomed. Best Loser was Charlotte Sugg and last weeks Best Loser, Judy Phillips, lost this week and got the $1 coupon. Charms went to KOPS Lillian Orton and Shirley Hickling, six weeks in leeway; Norma Holden for the two-pounds or more in the contest; renewal charms to Ann Marvin and Leslie Maschue. Yes-yeses are portion con trol, do the new contest rules. The 25-cent contest had 10 winners at 50 cents each Marlene Gillard won $2.10 in the 10-cent contest. Birdie Peck found more wrappings on the Attendanc e Box and Leslie Maschue ha s the Mystery Gift with three weeks to go. Anew contest called Th e Card Game starts this wee k. Leslie Maschue handed out the rules. Sue Willeys program wa s on Appliances on Alert and was aided by Alice Bowen, Judy Alger and Charlotte Sugg. Page 8BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Special to the News-SunSEBRING The GFWC Womans Club of S ebring met Feb. 14 at the clubhouse. The C onservation Department was the host; coc hairwomen were Betty Podmore and Rusty S herman. The 54 members and five guests w ere welcomed by president Betty W ickensimer. Chaplain Jerri Dees gave the d evotion. Lee Maron led the Pledge of A llegiance to the flag. Mary Brenner led in t he singing of God Bless America and was a ccompanied on the piano by Verna Hall. Ann Tift was the winner of the Valentine b asket. Adelicious covered dish luncheon w as provided by the members. The members w ere encouraged to wear red in recognition of h eart health awareness month. Dianne Jacobson, urban horticulture and M aster Gardener coordinator, environmental horticulture agent, was the speaker. She gave an interesting and informative presentation. The Safe House project received generous donations from members. Two new members were initiated into the club by Membership chair Isabel Zografos: Eldeen Peter and Patricia Gangemi. Avery successful Scholarship Golf Tournament was held at the Harder Hall Golf Course on Feb. 19; Johnell West was coordinator. An upcoming flea market will be held on Friday and Saturday; Toni Goff is chair. The Passion for Fashion Luncheon and Show will be held on Saturday, March 19th. Visitors are invited to join the monthly meetings held the second Monday of each month, October through May. Call 385-7268 about club membership and upcoming events information. GFWC Womans Club learns about area horticulture Courtesy photo GFWC Womans Club of Sebring president Betty Wickensimer (rom left) welcomed guest speaker Dianne Jacobson with meeting co-chairwoman Betty Podmore. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID C. B. and Pam Brewer were inducted by club president Donald Elliott as the newest members of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club on Feb. 24. The Brewers are valued members of the community and will be bringing their talents to further expand the mission of Rotary: Provide service to others, promote integrity and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through its fellowship of business, professional and community leaders. The Brewers are real estate agents with ERA Advantage Realty. Lake Placid Noon Rotary raises funds through its annual Wild Game Dinner and other community-based activities to support its local scholarship program and other local projects as well as for Rotary Internationals global projects such as ending polio worldwide. The club meets every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Peppercorns at 525 W Interlake Blvd. Each mee ting features a speaker on a topic of local or region al interest. To inquire abo ut membership, contact Ma ry Birge at 465-2700. Brewers join LP Noon Rotary Courtesy pho to Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club president Donald Elliott (right) introduces C.B. and Pam Brewer as the newest members of the club. Snapshots CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the NewsSun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Associated PressMORGANTOWN, W.Va. He d idnt seek the spotlight, but when F rank Buckles outlived every other A merican whod served in World W ar I, he became what his biograp her called the humble patriot and f inal torchbearer for the memory of t hat fading conflict. Buckles enlisted in World War I at 1 6 after lying about his age. He died S unday on his farm in Charles Town, n early a month after his 110th birthd ay. He had devoted the last years of h is life to campaigning for greater r ecognition for his former comrades, p rodding politicians to support a n ational memorial in Washington a nd working on a biography. We were always asking ourselves: How can we represent this story to the world? DeJonge said Monday. How can we make sure World War I isnt forgotten. Buckles asked his daughter, Susannah Flanagan, about progress toward a national memorial every week, sometimes daily. He was sad its not completed, DeJonge said. Its a simple straightforward thing to do, to honor Americans. When asked in February 2008 how it felt to be the last survivor, Buckles said simply, I realized that somebody had to be, and it was me. Only two known veterans remain, according to the Order of the First World War. The survivors are Florence Green in Britain and Claude Choules in Australia. said Robert Carroon, the groups senior vice commander. Choules, who served in Britains Royal Navy, was born in that country but now lives in Australia. Green turned 110 on Feb. 19, and Choules turns 110 in March, he said. Born in Missouri in 1901 and raised in Oklahoma, Buckles visited a string of military recruiters after the United States in April 1917 entered what was called the war to end all wars. He was repeatedly rejected before convincing an Army captain he was 18. More than 4.7 million people joined the U.S. military from 191718. By 2007, only three survived. Buckles went to Washington that year to serve as grand marshal of the national Memorial Day parade. Unlike Buckles, the other two survivors were still in basic training in the United States when the war ended, and they did not make it overseas. When they died in late 2007 and 2008, Buckles became the last so-called doughboy and a softspoken celebrity. He got fan mail almost every day, DeJonge said, and had enough birthday cards to fill several bushel baskets. DeJonge had visited Buckles late last week and was driving back to Michigan with about 5,000 letters to organize and answer when he got the call telling him his friend had died. The letters are so heartfelt, he said. Each night, Susannah wou ld go in and sit at Papas bedside an d read them to Frank. That kept hi m going. Buckles had been battling col ds and other minor ailments this winte r, but he was not ill at the time of h is death. The day before he died was warm DeJonge said, and he spent thr ee hours sitting in the sunshine on t he porch of his farmhouse, talking wi th his daughter. She worked diligently to ke ep Buckles in his own home, ev en though it exhausted his life saving s. DeJonge said home health nurs es and other medical care cost abo ut $120,000 a year. Last US World War I veteran dies at 110 in West Virginia

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SEBRING The S ensuous Senator opens on t he Tanglewood stage at 7 p .m. this evening. It promises t o be a fun filled evening for a ll. The characters in this play h ave captured much of the flav or of the shenanigans surr ounding politicians at all leve ls of government. When Senator Harry D ouglaswife is away, the S enator loves to play. He f inds his house rather crowde d as his secretary, two cong ressmen, a call girl, a r eporter from the National I ntruder and a member of the W ashington D.C. police force a rrive. This is the Senator w ho has based his political c areer and his bid for the P residency on morality and f amily values. The play may be seen this e vening, Thursday or Friday. T ickets are $10 and can be p urchased at the door between 6 and 6:30 p.m. on the e vening of any of the perf ormances. Dessert will be s erved at intermission, comp liments of Heartland N ational Bank, Florida H ospital and Edward JonesA lan J. Holes. Tanglewood is o ne-half mile north of the S ebring Wal-Mart. The Sensuous Senator is d irected by Joe Moron, the d riving force behind the T anglewood Actors Guild. W hen Joe retired from teachi ng Theater Arts in the Fort L auderdale area, he brought h is talents and passion for thea ter to Tanglewood. He d emands the best from his a ctors and, because of his c ommitment, he gets profess ional performances from the t alented Tanglewood performe rs. The cast includes two newc omers to the Tanglewood s tage. Marcie Taylor has an e xtensive background in d ance. She choreographed the d ance numbers at our recent f ashion show. Marcie plays c all girl Fiona in her stage d ebut. Delores Smith is the N ational Intruders investigat ive reporter, Miss Morrison. D elores is new to our stage b ut is used to performing with t he Highlands County Concert B and. Returning to the stage in The Sensuous Senator are H oward Johnson as Senator H arry Douglas, Judy C hastain, the Senators wife, L ois, and Theresa Reynolds, h is secretary and lover V eronica. The cast is rounded out w ith other Tanglewood Actors G uild veterans. Congressman J ack Maguire is portrayed by D arwin Liverance while Ron S chilffarth takes on the role of C ongressman Clyde Salt. Tom M app is the policeman. At the Cancer Benefit L uminary event, which was d elayed a week because of r ain, panelists discussed their b attles with cancer. At the end o f the evening it was agreed t hat every one of us needs to p ay close attention to the sign als our body sends and see a d octor early. If not satisfied w ith the first opinion, seek a s econd. We must be advocates f or our own health care. M aintaining a positive attit ude makes a big difference. L ook to family, friends and n eighbors for support. In a c aring community such as T anglewood there are lots of p eople ready, willing and able t o pitch in to help those who a re battling cancer as well as b eing a support to their immed iate caregivers. Last Wednesday, T anglewood management H ometown America spons ored a Chili Bash. Defending c hamp Kathy Hughes won a gain this year with a recipe b ased on her imagination and t he ingredients in her cupb oard. Runner up Rody Toth s piced up her recipe with cara way seeds. The Tanglewood Library is o verflowing with great books. T he Library committee culls t he collection regularly. Now t hey are challenging Tanglewood readers to participate in the first Edible Book Contest. All entries must be based on a book in our library and must be edible. Judging will take place on Tuesday, March 22. SEBRING What a glorious month to be in Florida and so many folks have had family visiting. Judy Rogers daughter, Tammy, has been caring for her mom temporarily and enjoying a relief from Indiana winter. Others who have just been enjoying the Florida weather include Alan and Garys northern family; the Bogaczyksgrandchildren and their mom from Oswego, N.Y.; neighbors of Syl and Georgie Kreuser from Wisconsin who have made this a ritual for 10 years now; Marthe and Wallys son and wife from cold Canada; and Marian Hibbards brother. Many reminisced what a gorgeous month this has been compared to 2010 weather. Our only regret were the clouds preventing our sighting of the Discovery spaceship on Thursday. Welcome to all visitors to Town and Country. Approximately 50 sweethearts attended the Valentine Day celebration at the clubhouse. Thanks to Wendys group for decorating and planning, plus Golden Corrals delicious steak dinner. I am told the evening was a great success and delightful. Our sincere sympathy is extended to Dan and Kay Wolma on the death of Dans mother recently. Dan said this passing was a celebration of life for a lady who was blessed with 102 years. Our continued thoughts and prayers to Wanda Dupree as she returned to Highlands Regional this week suffering from pneumonia. Welcome back to Alan and Marie Barber. Their trip south had been delayed in Tennessee due to their daughters illness. We are happy they have returned and trust their daughters recuperation will continue well. Shirley and Lee Lundren were blessed to have their daughter/son-in-law (Aaron and Michelle) and children Madaline, Brady and Ellie visiting for 10 days recently. The Rudes are missionaries in Malaysia under Youth for Mission. They had been in Malaysia five months for training and outreach experience. During their outreach time they served in Vietnam plus Malaysia ministering and teaching to groups of 60 young adults on relationship topics; they were involved at an orphanage, tea time groups (to allow Vietnamese to practice speaking English); other childrens groups, AIDs and cancer victims and teaching English. In Sandakan, they met and shared Bible study and food with a Filipino group and Aaron led worship in an Assembly of God church in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Malaysia and Vietnam are both closed countries, meaning missionaries do not approach the native people directly to share the gospel. Contacts are made to teach English or other topics and meet in peopleshomes for Bible studies. Muslim is the religion of native Malays who have been taught Christians are evil people with no morals, so being loving and agreeing with some of their beliefs opens a big door of opportunity to minister and share the gospel. Malaysis has modern universities; medical care is excellent (you may have heard of U.S. citizens traveling there for treatment); the government is democratic and their goal is to become a first world country by 2020. Aaron will be employed in the chiropractic field in Minnesota to raise funds as rapidly as possible to return to Malaysia. Michelle is a psychologist, but home schooling the children is the priority until their return to Malaysia for possibly a lifetime ministry. The children have adjusted very well to the lifestyle and are anxious to return there after a few monthsvisit with grandparents and family in the states. It was a real privilege to feel the enthusiasm and love they wish to share with the Malaysian people. Aaron may be contacted at (612) 7501731 for further information concerning their ministry. Prayers and best wishes as they share Gods message. March homeowners meeting is at 9 a.m. Monday, March 7 for coffee and doughnuts; 9:30 a.m. business agenda. March birthdays include Cynthia DeVietro, Ed Probst, Jerry Niedzielski, Don Blonde, Wanda Dupree, Betty Chapel, Ellie Schweitzer, Wendy Hervey, Connie Mullen and Doug Purdy. Best wishes extended to all for their special day. LAKEPLACID Feb. 21 We gathered for our Coed Coffee. Our emcee was Donna VandenBergh and our coffee makers were Doris True, Paula Bannister and Shirley Gogleman. Doughnuts were provided by Linda Griggs, who was our guest speaker who represented the company called Bulletin Board Concepts. Linda said they make bulletin boards appealing and attractive by framing the various edges with seasonal or holiday designs. She told the group if we make any recommendations to other companies or organizations we would get a check in the amount of $25. George, our park manager, told the residents that they are not to park vehicles on the grass. He then went on to say that children are prohibited from driving the golf carts throughout the park. He asked that the carports be neat and organized, also that the yards are trimmed and dead branches or plants be removed. He told the residents that are returning north to remove all items that could be lifted in the event of summer storms. Peggy Sue Teague introduced her sister Kathy and her fiance Bill and daughter Stephanie from Erie, Pa. Ruth Ann Walls volunteered to play the piano as the list of residents celebrating their birthday Feb. 21-27 was read. We all sang Happy Birthday to Rita Anderson, Alice Fazio and Burt Pritchett. Celebrating anniversaries we had John and Shirley Woodruff, also Adrian and Barb Kuiper and George and Barbara Morse. Sherry White thanked everyone for participating in the spaghetti supper for the Memorial Fund; they raised $959. She said it was an honor to dedicate the memory of this program to Alice Jacobson. Barbara Kuiper, who is a member of the Sweet Adelines, sang her invitation to the audience telling them that the Good Time Barber Shop show was Feb. 26. Jim Hogan told the group that the Pancake Breakfast will be Saturday, March 5 from 8-10a.m. The cost is $3; bring your own place settings and your appetite. Vickie Echelberry told the group that the Carry In Dinner would be March 24. Jim Becker announced the up and coming dance, which is Saturday, March 26, and will be a military theme for the United States and Canada. Bring your own beverage; the dance committee will furnish the ice and snacks. The music will be from 8-10 p.m. Doris True announced that the Ladies Day Out will be at Michaels in Spring Lake area. The menu will be posted on the bulletin board to sign up as well. Marilyn Cromer announced that the Ohio residents will be going to Bella Vistas on Sunday, March 6. Dinner will be at 1:30. Carol Noel announced that the Military Soup and sandwich will be Sunday, March 13 beginning at 5 p.m. The cost will be $5. The menu will be announced. Paula Bannister announced the Book Group meeting will be Thursday, March 17 at her home beginning at 10 a.m. The remainder of the meeting was to discuss our Relay for Life project that is scheduled for April 9-10. Paula Bannister is the coordinator and this year the team is hoping to raise $2,000. We have already begun selling name posters in memory of a loved one who had cancer. Luminaries are going to be going on sale and we have various baskets that are going to be raffled off. Tickets will be $1-$10. If you pay $10 you get 11 tickets. We are off to a good start, which you can see by the number of names that have been posted in the club house. Tuesday Ladies Coffee we had 27 ladies present. Our emcee and coffee maker was Vickie Echelberry. She welcomed everyone and asked everyone to name their favorite restaurant in the area. The majority said they liked the No Frills Grill. She then asked if we had any new residents or newcomer to the meetings. Sally Mansfield introduced herself and to ld how she lives with her mo m here in the park. Next she re ad the names of persons celebra ting their birthday. We all san g happy birthday to Alice Fazi o. Carol Noel read the Sunshi ne report. She just received wo rd from Jan Cripesdaughter th at Jan passed away while s he was hospitalized in Alabam a. Peggy Sue Teague is hom e from the hospital and her si ster is visiting her fro m Pennsylvania. Shirl Baum an is not feeling well. Wil Noel is doing better; he went to t he hospital because he was deh ydrated but is now hom e. Marilyn Cromer told t he group that the St. Patrick s Day dinner will be Thursda y, March 17. The cost will be $ 6, and the meal will be the trad itional corned beef, cabbag e, potatoes and carrots. Paula Bannister spo ke about the Relay for Li fe Program and the various pro jects that are being done to reach our goal of $2,000. W e will be displaying the baske ts to be bid on at the dinners th at are planned througho ut March. Everyone is gettin g excited about this worth y cause. Doris True reported that t he Illinois, Indiana, Iowa an d Missouri dinner that was he ld at Homers on Feb. 19 was a great success. They had 5 3 people attend. ScoreboardWoodhaven Estates bridge scoresSEBRING Here are t he Bridge scores for Woodhav en Estates this week. Party Bridge: First plac e, Erma Hofford; second plac e, Eric Wickstrom; and thi rd place, Sandy Wickstrom. Duplicate Bridge: Fir st place, Laurie LaBerge an d Jeanne Sisson; second plac e, Eric and Sandy Wickstrom ; third place, Erma Hofford an d Margaret Bousfield. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011Page 9B HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND ELECTRONICS WASTE COLLECTIONSmall businesses please contact the Recycling Dept. for proper disposal of hazardous materials. Oil and Batteries accepted in unlimited quantities during this scheduled collection and also during normal operating hours at the Recycling Dept. 7 a.m. 3 p.m. The following is a list of commonly used household materials which will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection: Solvents Muriatic Acid Cleaning Supplies Brake Fluid Hearing Aid Batteries Used Oil Rechargeable Batteries Clothing Spot Cleaner All Paints Automotive Cleaners White Out/Liquid Paper Paint Remover Antifreeze Liquid Auto Polishers Wood Preservatives Auto Batteries Pool Chemicals Carpet Cleaner Water Sealers Unknown Chemicals Liquid Furniture Polish Paint Thinner Carburetor Cleaners De-GreasersHOUSEHOLDSONLYACCEPTED ELECTRONICSEND OF LIFE ELECTRONICS: Computer, Monitors, Keyboards, Terminals, Televisions, Stereos, Printers, Fax Machines, VCRs, DVD Players, Video Cameras, Video Game Consoles, Wireless Devices. Barkley StreetSaturday March 5, 20118:30am till 2:30pmFor more information, call(863) 655-6400FREEFREE FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS Tanglewood B y Neil Simpson Town and Country Mobile Home Park By Janet Day Tropical Harbor Estates By Barbara Kelleher Courtesy photo The Sensuous Senator opens on the Tanglewood stage at 7 p.m. this evening.

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Easton BakerLisa and Philip Baker of S ebring announce the birth o f a son, Easton Dayton, at 2 :23 p.m. on Feb. 18, 2011 a t Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, Sebring. Easton weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and 20 inches in l ength. Maternal grandparents are R oy and Kathy Haley of S ebring. Paternal grandparents are B ob and Anne Baker of S ebring and Elsin Baker of S ebring. Kaiden BreshearsSheree Breshears and R yan Langford of Sebring a nnounce the birth of a son, K aiden Alexander, at 1:56 p .m. on Feb. 21, 2011 at H ighlands Regional Medical C enter, Sebring. Maternal grandmother is K risty Breshears. Paternal grandmother is A nn Langford.Paris EvansLapetra Evans and Mosely M cCray of Sebring a nnounce the birth of a d aughter, Paris Jackay Lyric, a t 10:27 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2 011 at Florida Hospital H eartland Medical Center, S ebring. Paris weighed 6 pounds, 6 o unces and measured 20 i nches in length. Maternal grandparents are J ackie Lockhart and Ronald L ockhart of Sebring. Paternal grandparents are W ilma and Jean Chilasm of L ake Placid. Uriah HoltVictoria Yensen and A ndrew Holt of Avon Park a nnounce the birth of a son, U riah Aden, at 10:34 a.m. on F eb. 21, 2011 at Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter, Sebring. Uriah weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20.5 i nches in length. Maternal grandmother is T heresa Coomes of M ansfield, Ohio. Paternal grandmother is D eborah Holt of Avon Park.Rylee JacksonJennifer and Tyler Jackson o f Lake Placid announce the b irth of a daughter, Rylee R ae, at 8:33 a.m. on Feb. 18, 2 011 at Florida Hospital H eartland Medical Center, S ebring. Maternal grandparents are L isa and Cary Yaney of A von Park. Paternal grandparents are T ommy Jackson and Terry J ackson of Lake Placid. A rery MillerLisa and Dennis Miller of S ebring announce the birth of a daughter, Arery Norelle, on Feb. 6, 2011 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Arery weighed 7.75 pounds and measured 20.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Antoinette and Michael Heffner of Sebring. Paternal grandmother is Patricia Miller of Neva, Ohio. Izaiah PrayzeAmisti Johnson of Sebring announces the birth of a son, Izaiah, at 5:56 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2011 at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Izaiah weighed 6 pounds and measured 18 inches in length. He was welcomed home by his aunts, Alanna Leach, Aleia Jones and Amber Jones. Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Colleen Jones.Ariana TrujilloCindy Kaminsky of Lake Placid and Marco Trujillo Jr. of Avon Park announce the birth of a daughter, Ariana Victoria, at 10:01 a.m. on Feb. 4, 2011 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Ariana weighed 7 pounds and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Vivian Kaminsky and Victor Kaminsky of Lake Placid. Paternal grandparents are Marco Trujillo Sr. and Rosa Trujillo of Avon Park. Page 10BNews-SunWednesday, March 2, 2011www.newssun.com SUPPORTYOUR 385-3497HIGHLANDS COUNTYS OLDEST ESTABLISHED HEARING AID OFFICE130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring Mon. Fri. 9am 5pmCall us today: 863.385.3497 You may Hear Better Tomorrow SAY WHAT? AFFORDABLE ADVERTISING385-6155 UNIQUE WINDOW TREATMENTS863-402-04014204 Sebring Parkwaynext to Ruby Tuesdays, Sebring Verticals Horizontal Blinds Pleated Shades Roman Shades Valances Draperies Cornices Bed Spreads Blinds, Shades & ShuttersCustom Built For You UNIQUE WINDOW TREATMENTS863-402-04014204 Sebring Parkway Davis Plaza(next to Ruby Tuesdays) VERTICALS HORIZONTAL BLINDS PLEATED SHADES ROMAN SHADES VALANCES DRAPERIES CORNICES BED SPREADS SHUTTER SALE The Best In The Business! PRICE BLINDS SERVICE CELEBRATIONS FisherBill and Evelyn Fisher of Sebring will cele brate their 60th wedding anniversary on M arch 10. The couple were married March 1 0, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Ohio. They are natives of Pittsburgh, Ohio and have wintered here for 20 years. Bill was employed by General Motors and Evelyn was employed by Carlson Co. They have four sons, of which one is now deceased, nine grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Magee-McGlincheyKurt Magee and Donna M cGlinchey were married F eb. 12. Aprivate ceremony t ook place at Sunrise, in the H ouse of Refuge Beach in S tuart. The bride is employed by t he Highlands County S chool Board and the groom a t Stanley Steemer. The happy couple reside in Sebring. Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Magee Wedding Christopher OwenArmy Pfc. Christopher H. Owen has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The course is designed to train servicemembers to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled Howitzers, and ammunition vehicles; store, maintain, and distribute ammunition to using units as a member of battery or battalion ammunition section; perform crew maintenance an d participate in organization al maintenance of weapons and related equipment; an d establish and maintain rad io and wire communications. He is the son of Ron an d Nancy Owen of Sebring. He graduated in 2006 from Sebring High School. Military News News-Sun classified ads get results! Call 385-6155 60th Anniversary Birth Announcements CELEBRATIONSGUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about births,engagements,weddings and anniversaries on Wednesdays. Anniversaries are accepted starting at the 50th and then in five-year incriments. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sun; fax 385-2453; e-mail editor@newssun.com; or mail to News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.

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DearAbby: My husband a nd I moved into our first h ome two years ago. Afew m onths after that, our lives g ot even better with the addit ion of our son. After living here for a w hile, we noticed that the n eighbors behind us have a l arge window in their shower, a nd they tend to take a lot of n ighttime showers. (Im sure y ou can see where this is h eading.) For a long time, we c hose to ignore it, but my m otherly instincts are getting t he better of me now. I cant h elp thinking of the day w hen my son is old enough t o realize what hes seeing. My husband and I have b een debating whether to tell o ur neighbors we can see t hem showering. Sometimes t hey get pretty carried away i n there. Should I tell them w e can see everything? And i f so, how do I go about it w ithout causing them to be e mbarrassed, ashamed or a ngry? Getting an Eyeful in Ohio DearGetting an Eyeful: A nother shower letter! Write y our neighbors a polite note t elling them there is a clear v iew into their shower when t heir lights are on at night. E xplain that before your son w as born this was not of conc ern to you, but now that you have a small child, you would appreciate it if they would work with you on a solution to this problem. They may not be aware theyve been putting on an X-rated show. DearAbby: I have worked in the same office for more than a decade. Last year I returned to school in an effort to finally get into a field where I can earn more money. I will graduate next spring and, hopefully, will begin a new career. I need your advice about how to approach my boss when the time comes. This is a very small office and, while I wouldnt call us friends, we probably have a closer relationship than most people in a larger office would have. Any thoughts on the best way to approach this? Giving Notice on the East Coast DearGiving Notice: Because you have been in school for the length of time you have, your announcement will probably not come as much of a surprise to your employer. However, before you give notice, be sure you have another job in place. When you do speak to your employer, thank him or her for your job. Explain that you are ready to start in your new field and offer to spend a few weeks training your replacement to make any transition easier. DearAbby: My husband recently had major surgery. I wanted to call a few close friends and family members beforehand to let them know. When I told my husband, we had an argument. He felt they would feel obligated to respond. I felt it would be nice for both of us to have support and that they would want to know. As it turned out, I made some calls and we did receive some muchneeded support. Was I wrong to do this? (My husband wants your opinion on the matter.) Grateful for Helping Hands in Colorado DearGrateful: The prospect of major surgery can be frightening both for the patient and the spouse. Your husband may have preferred to downplay it because he was afraid broadcasting it was displaying weakness. You obviously found the prospect traumatic and didnt want to be alone at that time. Was it wrong to ask for help? I dont think so. My advice to your husband is to lighten up and get well soon. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To order How to Write Letters for All Occasions, send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $6 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby Letter Booklet, P.O. 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GORSKI ACROSS 1 Words before a discounted price 7 TV network force 13 Pickle juices 19 Go-getter 20 Hometown of old radio's Fibber McGee and Molly 21 Noted parent in tabloids 23 Not level 24 Did sleight of hand with 25 Food often dipped in soy sauce 26 Band whose 1998 song One Week was #1 for one week 29 Tennis's Ivanisevic 30 Astrologer to the rich and famous 33 Softens 34 More furtive 36 PC key 37 Lab instructor? 39 Reduced amount? 40 1950s pinup queen ___ Page 42 Spartan walkway 43 Bridge position 44 ___ generis 45 After you 46 Pear variety 48 Milky Way, for one 50 Didn't accept, with on 53 One way for drivers to turn 55 NASA recruiting site 56 In the past, once 60 Give ___ rest! 61 ___-ray Disc 63 Gift from above 65 Shreve who wrote The Pilot's Wife 66 Onetime head of the Medelln drug cartel 69 Mattel announced their breakup in 2004 71 Name in 2000 headlines 72 Set up 76 Alphabet trio 77 Tapping site 78 Big name in lens care 79 Dernier ___ 80 Sandler's Spanglish co-star 82 With good order 84 Classic western slugfest 87 It's just below a B 89 Really use an opportunity well 92 CPR pro 93 Slinky, e.g. 94 Togo's capital 98 Writer/philosopher Hannah 99 General name on a menu? 100 Three-stringed instruments 102 Roman 1,002 103 Children's song refrain 105 Death of a Salesman role 106 Best Buy buy 107 Wars, in ancient Rome 109 Plan on ordering a drink, say 112 Loose 114 Actress Dolores of the silent era 115 Brand advertised with a cow 119 Member of an assaulting party 120 Leveling tool 121 Blue boys? 122 Fervid 123 Choir supports 124 Currency replaced by the euro DOWN 1 Rushing stat: Abbr. 2 Popeye's gal 3 Juan's one 4 New Year's Eve wear 5 Egyptian god of the universe 6 Star Wars guru 7 Beseeches 8 Resolved 9 Suitcase convenience 10 Aunt ___ Cope Book 11 Multicolored 12 Really mean 13 Giving orders 14 Pioneer in quadraphonic records 15 I love this! 16 Big Apple neighborhood 17 Gulf state 18 Civil war locale beginning in 1991 22 Made, as money 27 Sharply reprimanded 28 Just 30 Takes too much 31 Witty saying 32 Fifth word of the Gettysburg Address 35 W.W. II craft 38 Etui item 39 Jails, in British slang 41 Finis 44 Drop 45 Quiet transportation 47 Simon of Duran Duran 48 ___-Magnon 49 Present opener? 50 Parade tootler 51 Dickens title opener 52 Vaccine pioneer 54 The Killing Fields actor Haing S. ___ 57 ___-Tikki-Tavi 58 Word with plate or plant 59 Like grapefruit juice 62 Grp. whose seal has the words This we'll defend 64 Irving Bacheller novel ___ Holden 65 Caper 67 Ralph ___ n Lifshitz 68 Steal 70 Equal in height 73 Avis alternative 74 Lizard look-alike 75 Football score abroad 79 South American animal with a snout 81 Quarantine advocates 83 Part of the next-tolast line of the Lord's Prayer 85 My stars! 86 Mend, in a way, as a metal joint 88 Lounge in many a hotel 89 Fearsome snakes 90 Mozart's Un bacio di mano, e.g. 91 Garrison in Minnesota 93 More like Bette Midler stage shows 95 Green-lights 96 Common middle name for a girl 97 Biblical verb ending 99 Cravat holder 100 Recurring Matt Damon title role 101 Not out 104 The Great Movies author 105 Actor Waggoner and others 108 Product of fatback 110 Italian author Primo 111 Recipe abbr. 113 Brig. ___ 116 Rap's Dr. ___ 117 Little amphibian 118 Hush-hush grp. 123456789101112131415161718 19202122 232425 26272829 30313233343536 3738394041 42434445 46474849 50515253545556575859 606162636465 6667686970 71727374757677 787980818283 8485868788 899091929394959697 9899100101 102103104105106 107108109110111 112113114115116117118 119120121 122123124 Solution on page 7B Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day but it is something many of us skip. If at all possible breakfast is another meal opportunity that can be enjoyed at the table if you plan ahead. Meal planning goes far beyond just dinner, it should include breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Being well prepared will save you money in many ways, first on groceries, then years later on doctor bills. One thing to consider when making healthy breakfasts is how long will it be until you get to eat your lunch? Do you have time to have a midmorning snack? If you have to wait a long time make sure you get plenty of lean proteins and healthy fats in your breakfast. This will help your breakfast stick to you longer, keeping you full and satisfied and less likely to grab a vending machine candy bar. Ahealthy breakfast does not have to be boring. If you are having trouble finding time consider breakfast smoothies, breakfast casseroles and even slow cooker breakfasts. You can put the ingredients of both the smoothies and the casseroles together the night before, ready to blend immediately or pop in the oven while you shower. The trick is, of course, meal planning. You can add literally an hour to your day with simple meal planning. Imagine, instead of looking in your fridge each morning with a blank expression you actually know exactly what you will feed yourself and your family before you even go to bed at night. In fact, you've known all week since you went grocery shopping. Boring? No way. Healthy, fast, and necessary in today's fast paced world. Below are some super yummy, easy and healthy breakfasts:Delicious breakfast smoothie1/2 Banana Six frozen strawberries 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon flax seeds 1 egg (optional) Splash of milk (almond, orreal milk, optional) In a large blender mix the above ingredients until smooth. Recipe is one serving, you can double, or even quadruple this recipe depending upon how large your blender capacity is. Variations: Change fruit to any fruit you desire. If you need more fat in your food try adding a teaspoon of coconut oil or the fruit of a coconut.Mini Frittatas3 tablespoons melte d coconut oil 1 tomato, finely choppe d 1 red bell pepper, fine ly chopped 1 small onion, fine ly chopped 1 carrot, shredded 8 Large eggs, beaten 1/4 teaspoon Himalaya n salt Mix all ingredients toget her well divide evenly in a muffin tin (six ) which h as been coated evenly wi th melted oil. Atip to coat is to use a paper towel dipped in the melted coconut oil. Ba ke in a 350 degree oven f or about 15 minutes until eg gs are thoroughly set. Variations: Add 2 ounc es of any type of cheese. T ry goat cheese and chopp ed spinach for an excellent va riation. You can cook these t he night before, can be eat en cold or hot. You can also m ix the mixture the night befo re and pour in muffin tins in t he a.m. for a hot breakfast. Wr ap inside some flat bread or a wheat tortilla and take on t he road.Slow Oatmeal2 cups old fashioned oa ts 6 cups water Dash of salt (optional) 1 teaspoon cinnamo n (optional) handful dried fruit of choice (optional) Put everything into a lar ge capacity slow cooker, stirrin g well, turn on low and go to bed. In the morning, give it a stir before serving. Old er kids and adults can ser ve themselves adding toppin gs of their choice from milk, to fresh fruit and honey. It's u p to your individual tastes. Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author of 'Body Clutter' and the Saving Dinner series. The Dinner Diva syndicated newspaper column appears in 250 newspapers nationwide. Learn how to cook great and save significant money with the Dinner Diva;s menus, recipes and shopping lists at www.savingdinner.com. 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LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Wednesday, March 2, 2011 SOURCES: National Aeronautics and SOURCES:NationalAeronauticsand Space Administration (NASA); cnet.com; SpaceAdministration(NASA);cnet.com; Lee Hulteng/MCT graphic LeeHulteng/MCTgraphic Photos courtesy of NASA PhotoscourtesyofNASA Flown 39 missions, orbiting Flown39missions,orbiting the Earth 5,628 times theEarth5,628times Traveled almost 143 million Traveledalmost143million miles and spent 352 days in milesandspent352daysin space space Docked 12 times with Docked12timeswith International Space Station, InternationalSpaceStation, once with Russian Mir space oncewithRussianMirspace station station Brought the first satellite Broughtthefirstsatellite back from space backfromspace Carried 256 crew members Carried256crewmembers including: including: First female to pilot a Firstfemaletopilota spacecraft spacecraft Oldest person to fly in space Oldestpersontoflyinspace First Cosmonaut to fly FirstCosmonauttofly in a shuttle inashuttle April 5, 2010 Space Shuttle April5,2010SpaceShuttle Discovery launch DiscoverylaunchDISCOVERYS ACHIEVEMENTS Real Real person on personon Earth Earth Robot Robot in in space The The robonauts robonauts sensors sensors respond to respondto the persons thepersons movements. movements. A backpack will allow it to plug Abackpackwillallowittoplug into the power supply on the intothepowersupplyonthe space station. spacestation. The The robots robots grasping grasping fingers can fingerscan control fine controlfine tools, even tools,even enter text on entertexton hand-held hand-held devices. devices. An infrared camera Aninfraredcamera for depth fordepth perception. perception. Four cameras lie Fourcameraslie inside the visor. insidethevisor. 2002 2003 2001 20011997 1998 19991995 1996 1992 1993 19911988 1989 Nov. 2, 2000 Nov.2,2000 The first crew of Americans ThefirstcrewofAmericans and Russians take up andRussianstakeup residence in the ISS, residenceintheISS, for several months. forseveralmonths. May 7, 1992 May7,1992 First launch of Firstlaunchof Endeavor Endeavor Oct. 18, 1989 Oct.18,1989 Atlantis Atlantis launches Galileo launchesGalileo to study Jupiter. tostudyJupiter. It disintegrated Itdisintegrated in 2003 in in2003in Jupiters Jupiters atmosphere. atmosphere. Feb. 3, 1994 Feb.3,1994 Sergei Krikalev is the first SergeiKrikalevisthefirst Russian cosmonaut to fly Russiancosmonauttofly on the space shuttle. onthespaceshuttle. Feb. 1, 2011, Feb.1,2011, Space Shuttle SpaceShuttle Discovery is Discoveryis rolled out to rolledoutto launch pad launchpad at NASAs atNASAs Kennedy Kennedy Space Center SpaceCenter in Florida. inFlorida. 2011 MISSIONSSOURCES: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); cnet.com; Lee Hulteng/MCT graphic Photos courtesy of NASA Flown 39 missions, orbiting the Earth 5,628 times Traveled almost 143 million miles and spent 352 days in space Docked 12 times with International Space Station, once with Russian Mir space station Brought the first satellite back from space Carried 256 crew members including: First female to pilot a spacecraft Oldest person to fly in space First Cosmonaut to fly in a shuttle April 5, 2010 Space Shuttle Discovery launchDISCOVERYS ACHIEVEMENTS ROBONAUT 2 IN SPACEHOW IT WORKSThe shuttle will carry a permanent resident, a robotic astronaut, to the International Space Station. Its initial task is to see how well it operates in space in the absence of gravity. Sensors in a persons head gear and gloves transmit movements to the robot. Real person on Earth Robot in space The robonauts sensors respond to the persons movements. A backpack will allow it to plug into the power supply on the space station. The robots grasping fingers can control fine tools and even enter text on hand-held devices. An infrared camera for depth perception. Four cameras lie inside the visor. Oct. 16, module in cargo area of Discovery Discoverys last mission will deliver a Permanent Multipurpose Module that will be used for storage and space to conduct experiments such as fluid physics and biology. Feb. 1, 2011, Space Shuttle Discovery is rolled out to launch pad at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida. PAST SHUTTLE MISSIONSApril 12, 1981Columbia launches the first space shuttle mission2009 2008200620072004 2002 200320011997 1998 19991995 1996 1992 1993 19911988 1987 1985 1983 1982 1989Jan. 16, 2003Columbia and seven crew members are killed about 16 minutes before landing.Jan. 28, 1986Challenger and 7 crew members are killed about 73 seconds after liftoff.June 18, 1983Challenger mission takes Sally Ride, the first American woman into space.Oct. 3, 1985First launch of AtlantisApril 4, 1983First launch of ChallengerNov. 2, 2000The first crew of Americans and Russians take up residence in the ISS, for several months.Aug. 30, 1984First launch of DiscoveryMay 7, 1992First launch of EndeavorOct. 18, 1989Atlantis launches Galileo to study Jupiter. It disintegrated in 2003 in Jupiters atmosphere.Feb. 3, 1994Sergei Krikalev is the first Russian cosmonaut to fly on the space shuttle.STS-133 MISSIONDISCOVERYS FINAL FLIGHTFeb. 24: STS-133 mission Discovery April 18: STS-134 mission Endeavor June 28: STS-135 mission AtlantisColumbia Challenger Discovery Atlantis Endeavor Graphic by Cindy Jones-Hulfachor/Sun Sentinel/MCT