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Title: The news-sun
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Streaks top Haines CityPAGE1BTaylor was the ultimate celebrityPAGE12BAvon Park loses a great asset' with White's deathPAGE2ANEWS-SUN Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, March 25-26, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 35 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 83 56Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Partly sunny and nice Forecast Question: Should a recall vote for the city council be held in Avon Park? Next question: Will the teacher tenure and merit pay plan improve the education system? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Jack Farmer Age 77, of Tampa Joseph Francione Sr. Age 48, of Avon Park Maria Koornneef Age 83, of Lake Placid Llewellyn Leaphart Age 89, of Sebring Mary N. McCrite Age 91, of Lake Placid Deborah Yeggy Age 59, of Avon Park Lorna Mae York Age 85, of Avon Park Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 83.2% No 16.8% Total votes: 89 Classifieds8A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar10B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living5B Local Golf3B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B Religion7B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle11B Index News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y His heart broken, Robbie Hart, played by Christopher Hayes (second from right), tries to make everyone else miserable too. Here he and the chorus sing the painful Casulty of Love'. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Music, dancing and the 1980s will take over the stage when Highlands Little Theatre's production of "The Wedding Singer" opens tonight. Patty Young, directing her third production, said the play is based on the 1998 movie of the same name starring Adam Sandler and Brew Barrymore. It is set in Ridgefield, New Jersey in 1985 where Robbie Hart has made a successful career as a wedding singer with a band. As played by Christopher Hayes, he is a nice-guy and hopeless romantic. For example, writing a song called "Awesome" to his fiancŽ Linda, Robbie sings, "She's awesome. When I brush my teeth she tells me to floss them." Then his girlfriend leaves him standing at the alter, with only a note of goodbye "the i is dotted with a broken heart," Larissa Gonzalez sings as Linda. Poor Robbie falls apart, singing songs like "Somebody Kill Me." Wedding Singer' brings '80s alive on HLT stage tonight The Wedding Singer' Dates: March 25-April 10. Shows: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. Dinner is no longer served, but a full bar is open an hour before each performance. Tickets: $20 each. They are available online at highlandslittletheatre.org or at the playhouse box office alongside Lake Jackson. Details: Call 385-2175. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK More than 40 people gathered on the sidewalk in front of Avon Park's City Hall on Wednesday afternoon for a protest rally called "Operation Save Avon Park." "Why do we have to get mad to get changes?" rally organizer Patricia Austin asked. "This has been a build up of problems for years now. It did not start yesterday or when city manager Bruce Behrens was fired "If the people of Avon Park could speak, they would fire the city council for all they've done," Austin added. "Communication is a big problem There is no open door policy for the people, certainly not for the employees. This is all about control, they must be in control." "I am out here to stand up for all the city employees too scared to come out," said Tammy Macklin, a secretary at the fire department. "There needs to be change. It is time for change." "I am encouraged by the turnout, and the folks who turned out have a good grasp of the situation," said former mayor Tom Macklin. "This It is time for a change' By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Great weather is expected for the 32nd Annu al Springtime on the Mall Festival in Avon Park starting today. The forecast is for partly cloud y skies with a high of 84 on Friday an d 86 on Saturday, according to Acuweather.com "The vendor list is already bigg er than it has been for the last couple of years, and this year we have mus ic Mall Festival opens today in Avon Park By BILLKACZOR Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Far-reachin g but divisive legislation that creates a merit pay plan tied to student te st scores for Florida teachers while en ding tenure for new hires became law Thursday with Gov. Rick Scott's signature. The new Republican governor went to a publicly funded but privately operated charter school in Jacksonville to sign his first bill (S B 736). Former Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed a similar but more rigid bill last ye ar Scott signs teacher pay, tenure bill Scott Protesters rally outside Avon Park City Hall News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Protesters rally outside Avon Park's City Hall on Wednesday to raise awareness about recent city council actions. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Controversy over employee relations continued Wednesday in Avon Park when the employee union filed a cease a desist letter over personnel policies. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) notified the city on March 9 that about contract violations in the personnel policy changes adopted by city council on Sept. 13. "AFSCME hereby demands that the City of Avon Park cease and desist in the unilateral implementation and enforcement of changes to the Personnel Rules and Regulations until the parties can bargain over the impact of such changes," the letter from AFSCME Council 79 staff representative Michelle L. Rivera says. Acting city manager Julian Deleon forwarded letter to council along with some of the changes he is implementing to stop grievances from pouring out of city hall. "The AFSCME Employee's Union Local 79 even filed a cease and desist'demand letter against Union tells AP to cease and desist' Opposed to personnel rules changes See PROTEST, page 7A See UNION, page 7A See HLT, page 7A News-Sun file pho to All kinds of arts and crafts will be on sale at the Springtime on the Mall Festival in Avon Park today and Saturday. See MALL, page 7A See SCOTT, page 7A

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Page 2ANews-SunFriday, March 25, 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 March 23 71021333941x:5Next jackpot $7 millionMarch 19 52931385253x:3 March 16 125414950x:4 March 23 1519212332 March 22 39272829 March 21 1415161718 March 20 1214162035 March 23 (n) 3467 March 23 (d) 0676 March 22 (n) 3047 March 22 (d) 3731 March 23(n) 06 0 March 23 (d) 02 7 March 22 (n) 41 9 March 22(d) 51 5 March 22 619213618 March 18 1115233213 March 15 71522303 March 11 1617273613 March 23 515262832 PB: 9 PP: 2Next jackpot $125 millionMarch 19 311202746 PB: 8 PP: 2 March 16 2839404853 PB: 9 PP: 3 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 Orchid show is this weekendSEBRING The Orchid S ociety of Highlands C ounty will hold its fifth a nnual orchid show, Orchids in the Heartland," o n Saturday and Sunday at t he Bert J. Harris Jr. A gricultural Center, 4509 G eorge Blvd. The hours of t he show will be from 10 a .m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 0 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. A dmission is $3 per person o ver the age of 12. Hourly d oor prizes of orchids and o rchid-related items will be g iven away during the s how. More than 1,000 bloomi ng orchids of various t ypes will be on display for t he public to see and enjoy. For additional informat ion contact Pete Otway at 6 99-1575 or e-mail at g atorgalanddoughboy@em b arqmail.com. Moose Riders ride for Epilepsy A warenessAVON PARK The H ighlands County Moose L odge Riders 2494 D istrict 23 will sponsor H og Fest 2011 Epilepsy A wareness today and S aturday at 1318 W. Bell S t. Gates open at noon, all d ay. There will be bike g ames, tiki hut, raffles, v endors, door prizes, b ounce house, live music a ll weekend (karaoke i nside and live music outs ide) and food. Free primit ive camping with showers a vailable. All proceeds to benefit G erald White Foundation. F or information, call Gary D unford at 452-0579. Bella Vista teams up with Humane Society for benefitAVON PARK BellaVista Restaurant, 2 451 U.S. 27 South, and t he Humane Society are t eaming up for a fundraiser f rom 1-5 p.m. Saturday to b enefit the Humane S ociety. There will be a d elicious barbecue, music, g ames, and entertainment o utdoors at the Tiki Hut by t he Lake. Tickets are $10 each and c an be purchased at B ellaVista, The Humane S ociety, the Sebring C hamber of Commerce, or a t the barbecue on S aturday. Everyone is welc ome to come out and have a good time while at the s ame time helping the H umane Society.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion P ost 69 will host music by M ike Claxton today. Music b y Patsy and Johnny 5 is s et from 5:30-8:30 p.m. S aturday. For more inform ation, call 453-4553. The Combat Veterans M emorial VFWPost 9853 w ill host music by Lora P atton from 5-8 p.m. t oday. Karaoke by Peg and P erry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID American Legion Placid Post 25 will host music by Uptown Country from 6:30-9:30 p.m. today. Texas Hold-em at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and karaoke with Phil from 5-8 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 will have music with LTtoday. Bingo is at 2 p.m. Saturday, early bird at 1:30 p.m. Horse races are at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 699-5444. The Lake Placid Moose 2374 will host Texas Hold'em at 2 p.m. today. Music with Larry Musgrave from 6-10 p.m. Bingo bango is at 2 p.m. Saturday. Music with Jimmy Black will be from 6-10 p.m. For more information, call 465-0131.Democratic Women meet SaturdaySEBRING The Democratic Women's Club of Highlands County will be having their monthly general meeting on Saturday atDemocratic Headquarters,4216 Sebring Parkway (beside Ruby Tuesdays). Members and guests are asked to arrive for continental breakfast at 8:45 a.m. At 9 a.m., Steve Picklesimer, from HCEA, will speakabout the currentattack oneducation andeducators. At 9:30 a.m., Barry Smith will give a presentation onher experiences as a WASP. Her presentation will be followed bythe monthly DWC business meeting. Like-minded guests are welcome. For more information call 214-4680.Dance Club features The SkylarksSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club hosts Big Band ballroom dancing from 7-9:30 p.m. today at 3400 Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to waltzes, cha-chas, foxtrots, rumbas, jitterbug and other favorites to the 10-piece Skylarks Band Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Appropriate dress required. The snack bar opens at 6 p.m. For more information, call 385-6671.Sale benefits Sheriff's Youth RanchSEBRING Today and Saturday a giant multi-family garage sale will be held at 4001 Eiland Drive, off State Road 66 and Payne Road. All proceeds to benefit the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch.Arc Resale plans plant saleAVON PARK The Arc Resale Store will have a plant sale during Avon B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING The resid ents of Crystal Lake and o ther volunteers are combini ng forces for a mega-yard s ale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. t oday and Saturday. Heather Barfield, one of t he organizers, said 100 perc ent of the money raised at t he sale will go to the Florida S heriff's Youth Ranches. The ranches serve at-risk children, helping young men and women along the path to fulfilling lives as participating citizens. This is not a clean-out-thecloset kind of sale, Barfield said. Individuals are contributing higher quality items because the aim is to raise money for a good cause. "I can tell you we have a huge array of stuff, even things like horse blankets," she said. "We are trying not to have junk." The sale will not take place at Crystal Lake because it is so large. Instead it will be at 4001 Eiland Drive. Eiland Drive is off of Payne Road. Take U.S. 27 south to State Road 66, turn left onto Payne and then right onto Eiland. Quality yard sale to benefit quality charity today, Saturday ClarificationIn the interest of fairness, Gloria Rybiniski, public information officer for Highlands County, wanted the public to know it was the town of Lake Placid that provided the decorative skirts for the tables used during the County Commission's joint meeting with the town at the Lake Placid High School on Thursday, March 17. She added that the skirts were of the inexpensive plastic kind. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK "H e always listened," sa id Kelly Lister when remem bering her father Patri ck A. "Sam" White. White died ear ly Monday morning at t he age of 63 from complic ations related to kidn ey problems and congesti ve heart failure. "He was there wh en you needed him, he w as loved and will be sore ly missed," an emotion al Lister said on Tuesday. White served as pres ident of the Avon Pa rk Chamber of Commer ce several times over last 1 0 years, according to Dav id Greenslade, executi ve director. "Sam was a real publ ic servant. He always help ed out when needed. He w as a great asset to the com munity, and to Highlan ds County as a whole. Sa m was good people ," Greenslade said. "He would often te ll you what you needed, b ut that was not always wh at you wanted to hear," sa id son-in-law Cmdr. Jaso n Lister of the Avon Pa rk Police Department. "He was there to he lp out whenever you need ed him. He served on t he Florida Hospital Board f or almost 20 years, and he was part of the heal th coalition. Last mont h, several people came to honor Sam from all ov er the U.S. at a luncheon. It was something to s ee executives fly in fro m Chicago just to hon or Sam," said Jason Lister. "He contributed a lot to groups all over. He serv ed on the South Flori da Community Colle ge Foundation. He was tru ly a community leader," he added. More than 100 peop le showed up to the viewin g of White on Wednesd ay AP loses a great asset' in White See WHITE, page 7A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Central Contractors electricians Doug Cool, left, and Dan Scaringe work on wiring the electrical for the newly re-built gazebo at DeVane Circle in Lake Placid. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Highway Safety Devices employees Ruben Green, left, and Felipe Recinos work to install irrigation lines Tuesday morning at DeVane Circle in Lake Placid. The project consists of renovations to the gazebo, sidewalk replacement, installation of an irrigation system and water fountains. Construction should be complete by the end of May. DeVane Circle project moving along Police Blotter posted online at www.newssun.com Will run Sunday By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Bountiful Blessings Church of God will be having unique ministry Sunday. Lauren Chapin, best known for her portrayal as Kathy "Kitten" Anderson from the TVseries "Father Knows Best," will visit the church. The former child actress is now an ordained and licensed evangelist. For the past several years, Chapin has also worked as a manager for singers and actors as well as performing smaller versions of her on-screen character, Kitten, on cruise lines and other events. Rev. Timothy McGahee is the pastor at Bountiful Blessings and is thrilled that Chapin will be a part of Sunday's service. "We are happy to have her. She is going to come in and minister and tell her story and just talk about her testimony," McGahee said. McGahee was able to get in touch with Chapin through mutual contacts. Chapin had also ministered at a relative of McGahee's church a short time ago. Bountiful Blessings will open its doors to Chapin Sunday to hear her story about being a child star and how she came to be a evangelist. The service begins at 11 a.m. Bountiful Blessings is located at 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Sebring. Former child actress to minister at local church on Sunday Kathy Anderson played Kitten' on Father Knows Best'

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 3A 2ndAnnualOn March 26th & 27th, 2011more than 50,000 blue balloons featuring the Realtor logo will be flying above mailboxes from the Panhandle to Key West. Its all part of the second statewide open house weekend!Inventory is High € Interest Rates Are LowNow is a Great Time to Buy! € Call a Realtor Today! To see a list of open housescheck out our websitewww.hearlandrealtors.orgBrought to you by:The Heartland Association of Realtors, Inc.Serving Highlands & Hardee Counties

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Page 4ANews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.comTODAY'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 EDITORIAL& OPINION Can you believe that it is spring already? Spring break, swimming, and being outdoor s brings to mind safety concern s of sun exposure, spring allergies, insects, poison ivy, pool and boating safety. It is also time for National Public Health Week (April 4-10). The American Public Healt h Association (APHA) has a go al to provide education to all of us that "Safety is No Accident". We can learn to liv e injury-free in all areas of life: at work, at home, at play, in your community and anywher e people are on the move. We a ll need to do our part to prevent injuries and violence in our communities. They ask us to join them to work together cr eating a safer and healthier nation. Visit the 2011 Nationa l Public Health Week site: www.nphw.org/nphw11/first1 .h tm We are still in our six-mon th window when we should be preparing for the upcoming hurricane season. This six month-period is also our wild fire season. From Dec. 1 to June 1 limited rainfall and low humidity increase the chances for wildfire. For those that liv e in the rural areas this is a big concern. One of the recommendations from the Florida Division of Forestry is for homeowners to become "Firewise". More information can be found at www.firewise.com. With spring already here an d summer on the way, kids will be out of school and bike safe ty needs to be cranked up. With more than 70 percent of children ages 5-14 riding bikes, we want to be sure tha t our children are not part of th e 200 children under age 14 wh o are killed each year in bicycle related accidents. The Highlands County Health Department is having a bicyc le helmet fitting (for all ages) an d giveaway on April 16 at the YMCAkids Health fair (as long as supply lasts). Florida law reads that a bicycle rider or passenger who is under 16 years of age must wear a helmet that is fastened securely on the passengers head. (F.S.316.2065 (3) (d)) Highlands County Health Department also provides a class every month on car-seat safety. Statistics reveal that more than 95 percent of carseats are installed incorrectly. Our goal is to educate people as to how to properly install them. The cost for the class is $20, which includes a car-sea t that is fitted to the child and we teach parents/grandparents/caregivers how to install them properly in the car. Parents may call for appointment 382-7233 or 7229. Having an attitude of safety is most important. To really make an impact, people need to be aware of the hazards around them and consciously make a change in their behav iors. Someone once told me that all accidents are preventa ble. An important part of acci dent prevention is planning. Do you have a plan? Be safe this spring by takin g the time to do some planning now. Become aware of the safety hazards that are associ ated with this time of year. Make a commitment to create a personal safety plan, a fami ly disaster plan, and to maintain these plans. The three steps that you ca n take are: Prepare, Plan and Stay Informed. More informa tion and easy to use planning guides can be found at http://floridadisaster.org or http://www.ready.gov. Thomas J. Moran is a planning consultant for the Highlands County Health Department. Safety is no accident Guest Column Tomas J. Moran We are not talking about exotic diff erences between far flung countries, b ut local, democratic, municipal gove rnments working minutes apart, d own the road from each other. For example, town clerks are chos en by different processes in each of t he county's major municipalities, and e ach mayor serves a different funct ion. The town of Lake Placid is currentl y working on developing a set of fencing rules, just as the city of Sebring did recently. There was, however, a big difference in how the rules come to be. In Sebring, fence regulations were written by the city attorney as part of the city code ordinances, whereas in Lake Placid they are part of the Land Development Code of Lake Placid and were written by a land planner. This is particularly interesting because a city attorney makes more money than a city planner, meaning that the fence rules in Lake Placid did not cost the town's residents as much as the fence rules in Sebring did its residents. This got us to thinking. Why not have the three municipalities put together a citizen board or commission, give it a life span and turn loose the volunteers to compare the cities' systems, creating best practices templates by highlighting the most efficient and cost effective practices from each town. Each town would then have meaningful information with which to make useful adjustments. If we are to survive this difficult time and emerge as a vibrant community, we need to be brave enough to take a good close look at how we go about things. All processes should be effective, transparent and come at a reasonable price. Human beings being human means we have to constantly guard against complacency, habit and ego. Taking the time to look at how we make group decisions and do a community's business is well worth the effort. Best practices should be used by all W e learned something new this week, another e xample of just how differe nt one government may b e from another. Questions must be answered first E ditor: Two questions must be answered p rior to any legislation. The two q uestions that must be answered p rior to passing any bill is: How m uch will it cost? Also how will t his bill be paid for? Prior to any bill that is passed in F lorida these two questions must be a nswerd. The state is in dire straits d ue to these difficult economic t imes. Timothy Boulay SebringShopping list is laid out E ditor: I read with interest "Finding the r ight church for family" letter by D iane Thibodeau (March 11). Our U SAconstitution grants us the freed om of religion, for which I am v ery thankful and praise my heave nly Father for such. This freedom allows citizens to w orship and serve whomever and h owever. Yet, if we choose to foll ow the king of Kings and lord of L ords, Jesus, the Christ, we do not h ave that freedom. He has provided t he shopping list in Ephesians 4:46 I am thankful for both freedoms: a s a U.S. citizen (I have traveled e nough overseas to see how blessed w e are) and more importantly a citi zen of the kingdom of heaven, the b ody of Christ. Frank Parker SebringRooney's co-sponsored bill is another excuse E ditor: Since Republicans are so determ ined to undermine Obama's h ealth care reform, what would happen if they got their way? Rep. Tom Rooney, who represents Highlands County, co-sponsored a 2009 bill introduced by Rep. Tom Price of Georgia. The badly misnamed bill is called the Empowering Patients First bill. Subsidies for insurance companies are included but taxes to pay for them are not. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that the Republican bill would cost a $100 billion a year more than the actual health reform law. The bill which Rep. Rooney favored would put the force of law behind employer health plans. Insurance companies could still reject those with pre-existing conditions and there is no provision for the jobless. High risk pools would be set up in each state. One criticism is that high risk pools have been around for decades yet only about 200,000 Americans get their health insurance this way, mainly because of cost. On his Web site, Rep. Rooney dishonestly implies that consumers would be unable to change doctors under the Obama reform. Yet many employer health plans restrict employees to a list of doctors. The Congressional Budget Office concluded that under the Republican bill, the number of uninsured would remain unchanged. In Highlands County, that means that a third of the people would still be without health insurance. This puts a strain on our hospitals and results in costs being passed on to local taxpayers. The bill which Rep. Rooney cosponsored is just an excuse to give money to insurance companies. The Obama health care reform, on the other hand, is not nearly as bad as the Republicans say. For instance, it made insurance companies subject to anti-trust law for the first time. Dale L. Gillis SebringRose-colored glasses need to come offEditor: Mob rule? Whatever happened to the rule of law? An open letter to Trumpka, Hoffa and the membership of the public sector unions who turn to mob rule. Where were you when the American private sector jobs were sent all over the world? Where were you when the meat packing industry was taken over by an illegal workforce? Where were you when the building industry was taken over by an illegal workforce? Where were you when Walmart was taken over by an illegal workforce? Why are you not promoting E Verify in the workforce? Why are you not trying to close our borders to illegals? The membership has been wearing rose-colored glasses, but the union bosses and politicians have no excuses but their greed for power and money. Our government has been wearing rose-colored glasses as well. The huge amount of union dues has destroyed our electoral process, that and the huge amount of foreign money passed into our electoral process by the United States Chamber of Commerce. The unions the American Chamber of Commerce and the politics they control have destroyed our electoral process. We, the American people demand term limits for all public officials, local, state and federal. That small carpenter is watching to see if America is a Christian nation and still wishes to be a shining example of democracy to the world. Billie E. Jewett SebringDoes Obama hate America?Editor: I read in this morning's paper, "Steven Chu said in Sept. 2008, that we have to boost the price of gasoline to the levels of Europe". Now, this is the man that Obama has chosen to be Energy Secretary. No drilling permits are being issued to drill offshore or onshore, especially when we have great reservoirs of oil in our own country. This led me to think. Why is Obama so anti-American? He goes around the world apologizing for America. His wife says America is a "mean" country. He is spending this country into oblivion and doesn't seem to care about it. As a matter of fact, it appears that he wants to bring this country down to a "third world level," and is succeeding in doing so. He acts like a "dictator" telling people what they can and cannot do. He bypasses Congress and rules by "executive order". He denigrates Christianity, knowing this country was founded on Christian principles. He has countless "Czars" to check on every facet of our lives. I ask myself, why is this man even president of this country if he so dislikes it? In view of this, I think it is time for him to go. Congress should start laying the ground work for his removal before he usurps its power and makes Congress a nonenitity. Dick Ford Sebring PAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. 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JACK FARMER Jack Ruffin Farmer, 77, of T ampa, passed away March 1 9, 2011. He was born March 7 1934, in Taylorsville, M iss. He was a retired Baptist m inister who served as pastor o f First Baptist Church of A von Park from 1982-1996. H e also served churches in M ississippi and Alabama. J ack graduated from M ississippi College in 1956 a nd received his Master of D ivinity degree in 1959 from S outhern Baptist Theological S eminary in Louisville, Ky. H e received his Doctor of M inistry degree from New O rleans Baptist Theological S eminary in 1978. He was a f ounding member of the C ooperative Baptist F ellowship. He is survived by his wife o f 54 years, Ann Hudson ( Ragland) Farmer; four child ren, Debra (Tom) Tschopp o f Orlando, Fla.; Jon (Holly) F armer of Birmingham, Ala.; L eigh (Tim) Hunt and Laurie ( Duncan) Elliott of Tampa, F la.; 11 grandchildren and s ister Amanda Fisher of J ackson, Miis. He was prec eded in death by his parents, J ack L. and Mildred Ruffin F armer. Amemorial service to cele brate his life will take place a t 4 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2 011 at Bayshore Baptist C hurch in Tampa. In lieu of f lowers please make memoria l contributions to Hannah's B uddies/ Fight SMA; PO B ox 320528; Tampa, FL 3 3679. MARIAKOORNNEEF Maria "Mary" Johanna K oornneef, 83, of Lake P lacid, Fla., went home to be w ith the Lord Monday, M arch 21, 2011. She was b orn Dec. 24, 1927 in s 'Gravenzande, Holland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake, who passed away exactly one year ago to the day of his beloved wife. Mary leaves behind a son, Edward Koornneef (Pamela); daughter, Marian Gilde (Randy); son, William Koornneef; along with eight adult grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mary loved the Lord. Her life exemplified His presence as she supported her husband, loved her family and quietly served God day to day. We will all surely miss the sweet talks shared along with the wisdom she so openly offered when asked. She led by her example. The family will receive friends Friday, March 25, 2011, between 5-7 p.m. at Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, Fla. 33852. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid, 117 N. Oak St., Lake Placid, Fla., 33852. Interment will follow for family at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mary contributed to many beloved missions, with her goal to introduce as many as possible to the love of Christ. In lieu of flowers, please heartfully consider a donation to your favorite charity. One of Maria's favorite charities was a Christian-based school for autistic children in India that Maria and Jake helped start: "Friends of Ashish;" PO Box 551, Palos Heights, Ill., 60463. Reference "Geeta Mondol." www.ashishindia.org Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.co m Arrangements entrusted to the: Scott Funeral Home Lake Placid, Florida 33852 863-465-4134 SGT. MAJOR (RET.) MARYN. MCCRITE Sgt. Major (Ret.) Mary N. McCrite passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial in Kennesaw, Ga. on March 19, 2011. Mary relocated to Georgia to be close to her family while receiving rehabilitative therapy. Aveteran of World War II, Sgt. Major (Ret) McCrite served in Europe in the Women's Army Corps from 1942 until l946. She achieved the rank of lst Lt. by the end of the war where she was offered the option of remaining in the Army with a rank reduction, or processing out into civilian status. Mary's deep devotion to her country and her love for the U.S. Army made the decision an easy one. After 32 years of service, SM McCrite retired in l974 with full honors and distinction at a ceremony on the parade grounds of Fort McClellan (Anniston), Ala. Following retirement, Mary McCrite went to live with her mother in Lake Placid, Fla. and became an active member of the First Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir. She acquired many friends and kept busy teaching at the local community college as well as carrying mail for the United States Postal Service. Afamily birthday honoring her 91st year was held in January 2011 and the memories of a life well spent was celebrated that day. She always had the greatest respect for her countrymen and women and the United States of America. She is survived by her nephews, David A. McCrite of Hampton, Ga., Richard I. McCrite of Whittier, N.C., G. Eric McCrite of Kennsaw, Ga.; her nieces, Charlotte A. Oxford of Marietta, Ga., and Kathryn E. Matthews of Kennesaw, Ga.; along with their children and grandchildren. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Services celebrating Mary's life will be held at the First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, 119 E. Royal Palm St., at 2 p.m. March 25 with Rev. Bret Morley celebrating. Internment with military honors at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lake Placid, Fla. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralser vices.com Arrangements entrusted to the: Scott Funeral Home Lake Placid, Florida 33852 863-465-4134 DEBORAH YEGGY Deborah Yeggy, 59, of Avon Park. There will be a Celebration of Life service on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Crossroads Community Church with Pastor John Dumas officiating. LORENAMAE YORK Lorna Mae York, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Avon Park, Fla. She was born in Barnwell, Ala. on March 20, 1926 to Wesley W. and Arcturus M. (Lipscomb) Bishop. She was a homemaker, attended Heartland Christian Church, was a school bus driver for Highlands County for 10 years. She was a resident of Sebring since 1983 coming from Louisville, Ky. She is survived by her sons, Donald F. York of Spring, Texas and Jim R. York of Gainesville, Fla.; sisters, Vera Richardson, Brooksville, Fla., Francis Swainey, Hope Mill, N.C., Ann Fatjo, Pembroke Pines, Fla., Barbara Greene, Valdosta, Ga., Florence Fell, Fairhhope, Ala.; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her hu sband, James F. York; so n, Barry D. York; sisters, Gra ce Booth and Erma Campbell. Visitation will be held o n Friday, March 25, 2011 fro m 5-7 p.m. at the Stephenso nNelson Funeral Hom e. Funeral services will be o n Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the funeral hom e with Rev. Ted Moore officia ting. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memori al Gardens. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.co m Death noticesJoseph Leroy "Big Jo e" Francione Sr., 48, of Avo n Park, died March 17, 201 1. Dowden Funeral Hom e, Sebring. Llewellyn "Lew Leaphart 89, of Sebrin g died March 21, 201 1. Dowden Funeral Hom e, Sebring. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 5A E.O. Koch Construction1417 Swank Avenue € Sebring, FL 33870(863) 385-8649COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTIONLet our highly qualified staff develop your commercial property, build your dream home,or do your remodeling.For all of your Aluminum,Steel,and Conventional construction needsŽEmail: kochcon@strato.netState Certified License #CGC1515338 SEAMLESS GUTTERS … Specials5 INCH GUTTERS$2.99PER LINEAR FOOT6 INCH GUTTERS$3.99PER LINEAR FOOTMany Colors Available COMMUNITYBRIEFS OBITUARIES Park's Springtime on the M all Festival today and S aturday. The store is at 899 W Main St. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a .m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Inventory includes maple, a ak, sycamore, queen palms a nd bottle brush trees; p odocarpus, pittosporum, g olden dew drop and confede rate jasmine plants; roses; v ariegated ivy baskets; and v egetable plants. Watch for A rc's Plant Nursery to open a t 120 W. College Drive in t he next few months. The Resale Store will also h ave a half price sale on all c lothing on those days.Poker Run to benefit disabledSEBRING Bikers from H ighlands County will ride S aturday from Avon Park, S ebring, Lake Placid, out to L orida and back in a benefit f or the disabled. The "Poker Run 2011" h as motorcycle enthusiasts r iding through Highlands C ounty, stopping at sponsor b usinesses to pick up a playi ng card to build a poker h and and win a donated p rize. There will be additiona l games along the way. All p roceeds from registration a nd sponsors go to H andicapped Americans L ove of Life Organization I nc. a non-profit organizat ion that provides rehabilitat ion services to disabled c ounty residents. The ride begins at Alan J ay Ford, Sebring and ends a t the Sebring Elks Lodge. R egistration starts at 9 a.m. a nd is $15 for individuals a nd $25 for couples. K ickstands up at 10:30 a.m. T he event includes a contin ental breakfast, lunch and p rizes and entertainment for p articipants. No Bike No P roblem; cars are welcome t o participate. Join us for a f un day. For more information or to become a sponsor, call 385-1196.Stargaze with Stephan on SaturdayOKEECHOBEE Explore the night sky at Arnold's Wildlife Rehab Center in Okeechobee on Saturday. Do the Critter Crawl from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and watch the rehabilitated panthers, bobcats and owls on the prowl in their cages. Then stargaze with Christopher Stephan, a parttime astronomer for Florida Center for Environmental Studies (CES) at Riverwoods, from 8:30-10 p.m. Learn fun facts about the Milky Way galaxy including constellations, planets and the moon. If it is a rainy night, the event will be rescheduled on April 2. Cost for adults is $10; family rate is $20 (cash or check). RVcampers are welcome (call for rates). Bring flashlights. Telescopes will be set up for star gazing. Coffee and cookies will be served. Arnold's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is at 14895 N.W. 30th Terrace in Okeechobee. For information, call (863) 634-6804.Attic Sale is SaturdayLAKE PLACID Highlands Park Estates plans its Attic Sale to be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 342 Bottlebrush Ave. Highlands Park Estates. Proceeds from sale help fund community projects.Woman's Club sponsors Taster's LuncheonSEBRING At noon Saturday, April 2 the GFWC Woman's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Drive, will hold its first Taster's Luncheon. Many delicious homemade dishes will be available for sampling. The event will consist of the lunch, dessert, beverage and a cookbook containing the recipes of the day's dishes for a $5 donation. Only a limited amount of tickets are available; no walk-ins please. Phone 3852605 or 382-0824 for reservations. Sebring Country Estates plans saleSEBRING The Sebring Country Estates Civic Association Inc. will host a big community yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (behind Walmart). This event is open to the public so come early for the best selection of baked goods, miscellaneous home items and much more.Music Festival benefits Boy ScoutsSEBRING The Henscratch Winery is presenting the 12 Hours of Music Festival'to benefit the Boy Scouts of Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties. The festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $6 per person and those ages 10 and under are free. If you bring a can of nonperishable food to support the food banks of Highlands County you get $1 off admission. All proceeds from the event will go to the Boy Scouts of Highlands, Hardee, and Polk counties. Bring chairs or blankets to sit on for the day's events. There will be concessions available for breakfast, lunch and dinner for purchase. Continued from page 2A

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Page 6ANews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com CUSTOM ORDERS AVAILABLE € Aluminum € PVC Sets € Wicker Sets € Bars & Bar Stools € Glider Chairs € Swivel Chairs € Outdoor Rugs € Outdoor Fireplaces € Umbrellas € Gas Fire Pits NEW STOCK JUST ARRIVED! TODAYPartly sunny and nice83 / 56Winds: NNW at 4-8 mphSunshine86 / 62Winds: SSW at 4-8 mphSATURDAYWarm with bright sunshine87 / 65Winds: SSW at 7-14 mphSUNDAYPartly sunny87 / 67Winds: SW at 8-16 mphMONDAYSome sun with a t-storm possible86 / 59Winds: SE at 8-16 mphTUESDAY City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Sat. Sun.Today Sat. Sun. Washington Washington 50/34 50/34 New York NewYork 41/26 41/26 Miami Miami 82/68 82/68 Atlanta Atlanta 66/51 66/51 Detroit Detroit 34/14 34/14 Houston Houston 81/65 81/65 Chicago Chicago 35/22 35/22 Minneapolis Minneapolis 36/21 36/21 Kansas City KansasCity 46/34 46/34 El Paso ElPaso 76/48 76/48 Denver Denver 58/25 58/25 Billings Billings 40/25 40/25 Los Angeles LosAngeles 62/48 62/48 San Francisco SanFrancisco 58/50 58/50 Seattle Seattle 55/40 55/40 Washington 50/34 New York 41/26 Miami 82/68 Atlanta 66/51 Detroit 34/14 Houston 81/65 Chicago 35/22 Minneapolis 36/21 Kansas City 46/34 El Paso 76/48 Denver 58/25 Billings 40/25 Los Angeles 62/48 San Francisco 58/50 Seattle 55/40 Showers will spread across much of the West today as another storm system pushes onshore. These storms will continue to provide concern for ” ooding and mudslides over portions of California which remain saturated from previous systems. Snow will continue to accumulate in the mountains. Farther east, showers will spread across the lower Midwest and snow showers will move across the northern Plains. High pressure will provide dry weather for the Southeast, while a few snow showers will linger in New England. U.S. Cities National Forecast for March 25Shown 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 Sat. Sun.Today Sat. Sun. World Cities National SummaryCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Sat. Sun.Today Sat. Sun. Weather (W):ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow ” urries, snsnow, iice. Albuquerque 65/39/s 62/40/pc 61/37/pc Atlanta 66/51/s 72/58/t 73/51/c Baltimore 46/32/pc 48/35/c 41/33/r Birmingham 68/56/s 74/61/t 75/53/c Boston 38/27/sf 38/28/s 41/27/pc Charlotte 63/43/pc 62/50/r 67/45/c Cheyenne 52/24/pc 51/20/pc 39/24/sh Chicago 35/22/c 37/20/pc 39/22/pc Cleveland 33/17/pc 33/21/pc 39/20/pc Columbus 42/24/c 43/27/pc 46/24/c Dallas 80/61/pc 86/54/pc 71/59/c Denver 58/25/s 58/25/pc 50/24/sh Detroit 34/14/pc 32/18/pc 38/18/pc Harrisburg 42/25/s 41/30/pc 46/25/sn Honolulu 83/70/pc 82/69/pc 82/70/pc Houston 81/65/pc 82/64/pc 82/65/pc Indianapolis 44/27/c 46/23/c 46/28/c Jackson, MS 74/61/s 82/62/pc 81/57/c Kansas City 46/34/c 40/31/r 45/31/c Lexington 50/31/c 54/37/r 55/32/c Little Rock 66/51/c 72/49/t 72/43/c Los Angeles 62/48/c 62/50/sh 65/51/s Louisville 52/35/c 57/35/c 58/31/c Memphis 60/49/pc 74/49/t 68/48/c Milwaukee 34/20/c 34/21/pc 38/22/pc Minneapolis 36/21/c 36/17/c 34/19/pc Nashville 58/43/pc 67/50/r 68/40/c New Orleans 78/66/s 80/66/pc 81/66/pc New York City 41/26/s 39/32/pc 42/30/c Norfolk 52/40/pc 48/46/r 58/38/r Oklahoma City 76/53/c 70/43/pc 62/45/c Philadelphia 42/26/s 42/31/pc 42/33/c Phoenix 74/54/s 75/56/s 78/54/s Pittsburgh 37/21/pc 39/26/pc 39/24/sn Portland, ME 38/20/sf 37/19/pc 39/19/s Portland, OR 52/42/c 53/44/r 58/43/r Raleigh 65/45/pc 58/47/r 60/44/r Rochester 26/16/pc 30/21/pc 35/20/s St. Louis 44/33/c 46/32/r 53/31/c San Francisco 58/50/sh 59/47/r 60/48/c Seattle 55/40/c 52/42/sh 54/39/r Wash., DC 50/34/pc 49/36/c 46/34/r Cape Coral 85/60/pc 87/64/s 87/67/s Clearwater 80/62/pc 85/67/s 86/67/s Coral Springs 85/65/pc 85/68/s 85/70/s Daytona Beach 78/52/s 82/62/s 83/62/s Ft. Laud. Bch 84/67/s 85/71/s 85/72/s Fort Myers 86/62/pc 87/67/s 87/68/s Gainesville 79/46/s 82/59/s 84/60/s Hollywood 85/63/s 85/68/s 86/70/s Homestead AFB 81/63/s 83/69/s 82/69/s Jacksonville 76/48/s 83/59/s 83/60/pc Key West 80/70/s 82/73/s 82/74/s Miami 82/68/s 86/69/s 84/72/s Okeechobee 82/55/pc 85/64/s 87/62/s Orlando 82/55/pc 85/63/s 89/61/s Pembroke Pines 85/63/s 85/68/s 86/70/s St. Augustine 72/51/s 79/62/s 82/62/s St. Petersburg 82/62/pc 85/66/s 86/67/s Sarasota 79/60/pc 82/64/s 84/66/s Tallahassee 76/51/s 80/62/s 84/60/pc Tampa 81/62/pc 83/65/s 85/68/s W. Palm Bch 84/63/pc 84/68/s 84/70/s Winter Haven 84/56/pc 86/63/s 87/65/s Acapulco 90/70/s 90/70/s 88/72/s Athens 65/52/s 69/51/s 64/54/c Beirut 61/51/s 66/54/s 68/56/s Berlin 54/34/c 42/21/c 42/28/s Bermuda 66/57/sh 64/60/pc 70/65/s Calgary 32/21/c 34/24/sn 40/30/pc Dublin 54/37/pc 50/36/pc 50/37/s Edmonton 27/17/pc 29/19/pc 34/21/pc Freeport 81/66/pc 81/67/s 84/70/s Geneva 66/42/s 60/49/sh 57/50/r Havana 88/66/pc 89/69/s 90/72/s Hong Kong 71/59/s 67/57/c 63/55/c Jerusalem 53/38/sh 58/41/s 64/47/s Johannesburg 78/56/t 70/57/t 71/55/r Kiev 40/35/sh 42/26/sn 41/22/pc London 61/41/pc 54/37/pc 51/32/pc Montreal 32/17/sf 33/15/pc 36/15/s Moscow 27/16/sf 25/14/c 27/15/sn Nice 68/51/pc 65/51/pc 65/49/r Ottawa 30/12/sf 34/10/pc 36/14/s Quebec 33/6/sf 27/10/sf 25/15/sf Rio de Janeiro 88/76/s 90/78/s 90/78/s Seoul 46/27/c 46/28/s 50/27/sh Singapore 86/77/t 87/78/r 87/77/r Sydney 79/59/c 74/59/pc 75/60/pc Toronto 28/14/pc 36/14/pc 36/17/s Vancouver 52/42/c 54/41/sh 52/41/r Vienna 66/50/pc 55/39/r 47/38/pc Warsaw 46/34/sh 37/22/sn 40/22/pc Winnipeg 28/1/pc 22/3/pc 31/12/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High .............................................. 1:50 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:46 a.m. High .............................................. 2:03 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:14 p.m. Partly sunny and nice today. Clear to partly cloudy tonight. Sunshine tomorrow. Sunday: warm with bright sunshine. Monday: partly sunny. Tuesday: partly sunny with a shower or thunderstorm possible. Amarillo, Texas, received nearly 21 inches of snow on March 25, 1934. Most of it melted shortly after reaching the ground. Actual snow depth never exceeded 5 inches. Partly sunny and nice today. Winds westnorthwest 4-8 mph. Expect 6-10 hours of sunshine with relative humidity 70% early, 35% in the afternoon and good drying conditions. € 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. LastNewFirstFull Mar 26Apr 3Apr 11Apr 17 Today Saturday Sunrise 7:25 a.m. 7:24 a.m. Sunset 7:39 p.m. 7:40 p.m. Moonrise 1:18 a.m. 2:12 a.m. Moonset 12:02 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2011Jacksonville 76/48 Gainesville 79/46 Ocala 78/47 Daytona Beach 78/52 Orlando 82/55 Winter Haven 84/56 Tampa 81/62 Clearwater 80/62 St. Petersburg 82/62 Sarasota 79/60 Fort Myers 86/62 Naples 82/61 Okeechobee 82/55 West Palm Beach 84/63 Fort Lauderdale 84/67 Miami 82/68 Tallahassee 76/51 Apalachicola 70/55 Pensacola 73/61 Key West Avon Park 84/56 Sebring 83/56 Lorida 83/55 Lake Placid 84/55 Venus 84/55 Brighton 82/55 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High .............................................. 6:04 p.m. Low ............................................... 1:48 a.m. High .....................................................none Low ......................................................none 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. 4 8 8 4 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 80/70 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 11.62 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Sunday .......................................... 86 Low Sunday ........................................... 48 High Monday ......................................... 85 Low Monday .......................................... 44 High Tuesday ......................................... 85 Low Tuesday .......................................... 46 High Wednesday .................................... 87 Low Wednesday .................................... 49Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 34% Expected air temperature ....................... 83 Makes it feel like .................................... 82BarometerMonday ...............................................30.20 Tuesday ...............................................30.09 Wednesday .........................................30.01PrecipitationMonday ...............................................0.00Ž Tuesday ...............................................0.00Ž Wednesday .........................................0.00Ž Month to date ..................................... 1.58Ž Year to date ......................................... 4.45Ž WHATS HOPPIN AROUND TOWN?Subscribe today and “nd out! 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a fter widespread protests by t eachers and other oppon ents including many local s chool officials. Crist's veto a ngered fellow Republicans. Republicans say a testb ased merit pay plan will h elp attract and keep top t eachers while eliminating t enure will enable school o fficials to get rid of the bad o nes more quickly. "We must recruit and r etain the best people to m ake sure every classroom i n Florida has a highly e ffective teacher," Scott said i n a statement. Many teachers and their u nions remain opposed to t he legislation that also c hips away at teachers'due p rocess and collective barg aining rights. "There's just so many p roblems with it," said Mark Pudlow, spokesman for the Florida Education Association, the statewide teachers union. "It's a terribly unfunded mandate" to local school districts. Merit pay and a new teacher evaluation plan that goes along with it won't go into effect until 2014, but districts will begin spending millions to develop new student tests needed to implement those provisions during the next year while facing sharp budget cuts, Pudlow said. Unfortunately, his misery bleeds over into his job, and he ends up in a dumpster, thrown there by an angry wedding party after he ruins a perfectly good celebration. Christa Dorman plays Julie Sullivan, a young woman who works as a waitress at the same reception hall where Robbie sings. As Julie helps Robbie get over the girl who dumped him, he helps her prepare for her own wedding to a Wall Street yuppie type, played by John Ritter. The yuppie is an early gadget geek the first on his block to have a cell phone, the size, shape and weight of a brick. He is also a cheat and scoundrel. Julie and Robbie begin to develop feelings for each other, which make their complicated lives even more confounding. But not to worry, everything works out. Throughout the play there are references to the '80s, including a slew of Las Vegas impersonators from the era who help Robbie and Julie get together. People like President and Mrs. Reagan, Billy Idol Mr. T and Cindy Lauper. There are nods to Michael Jackson and his album "Thriller," Madonna and the "Material Girl" and "Flash Dance." Andrea Hardy-Stanford, who plays Julie's best friend, choreographed the show and dances, too. The cast fills the stage with swirling movement and individuals like Adam Meredith, Austin Westergom and Lindsey Moffat stand out. Chris Martin and Roberto Gonzalez play Robbie's band partners; Rose Marie Tippins Beringer, playing Robbie's grandmother and has one of the more startling laugh lines of the night; Martile Blackman plays Julie's mother. The rest of the cast are: Manny Concepcion, Danielle Francis, Gloria Coffey, Michelle Waldron, Darin Mac Neill, Larissa Luna, Justin Pratt, Heather Lemos, Lydia Ford, Payton Sneed, Abigail Hammet, Art Harriman, Glenn Fowle r, Jonathan Lambrigh t, Mckenzie Gentlema n, Brooklyn Sneed, Nala Pric e, Abbe Albritton and Kende ll Haithcock. The show is a music al comedy with a large ca st, lively dancing and snapp y lines. It has adult themes an d some blunt, off-color la nguage, but is up-beat and fu n with a happy ending. While not for young ch ildren, it is fine for teens. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 7A LIMITED SPACE … CALLTODAY! 5 DAYS a week$ 30 Get In Shape Learn Self Defense Improve Self Esteem Make Better Grades MARTIAL ARTS AMERICA471-2467 Best After School Program in SebringFREEPICKUP from: Kindergarten Learning Center, Cracker Trail, Sun-N-Lakes, Woodlawn, Fred Wild, Memorial, Hill Gustat, Sebring Middle/High Located on Kenilworth Sebring*Some Restrictions Apply Life Care, Not Day Care AVON PARK BINGO1091 W. Main St., Avon Park € 863-453-2727 (Corner of SR 64 & US 27) 7 NIGHTS A WEEK! MATINEE SUN & WED ELECTRONICPOWER TOUCH i s the beginning of consens us building. From here it g rows." Macklin and Austin were o n opposite of the immigrat ion discussion a few years a go, but both Macklin and A ustin agreed that the leade rship of Avon Park was c urrently out of touch. "We can have a discuss ion and not make it persona l. It is about the issues, and w e agree that this is a large i ssue," Macklin said. The rally started at 4 p.m. a nd the size of the group c hanged as the afternoon w aned, some coming after w ork was done, and some l eaving after a few hours on t he warm sidewalks. Several drivers honked h orns and waived at those c arrying signs, including a c ouple of council members. "Was that the mayor?" o ne citizen asked as a large r eddish-purple SUVdrove b y and honked. "What brought me out h ere is that the government i n the area is not in touch with the people. The billing is going up and up. It needs some balance. "Something needs to be done about it," said protester Joe Haliday. "I live right downtown, and my grandmother moved here in 1957. I am not happy with the current council. I do not know their exact policies, I don't even know all their names, but I do not see representation of the people. "I am interested in seeing a recall. What is happening to me with the billing and others has to be stopped." "This town is not business friendly, and that needs to change," said Lillie Hilton. "We operated a business for about three years, and then there was a problem with building compliance. Mr. Behrens tried to help, but the council did not help at all. Mr. Behrens tried to come up with solutions, but Brenda Gray knocked it out every time," Hilton said. "It is time for a change here. I found it hard to open an run a business here. We paid for re-zoning and it never happened. Avon Park's business policies put us out of business here," said Bobby Caldwell as he discussed his concerns with the council. "Acity council is supposed to work to make the city better, not worse," Caldwell said. "This is just the first step," said Austin. "This will continue, we wanted to protest to just raise awareness and to get the ball rolling to save Avon Park from our elected officials," she said. Continued from page 1A t he City. This is as serious as i t gets. The entire Union has f iled the complaint," said D eleon said in his e-mail. In response to the union l etter, Deleon stated that he h as taken steps to correct the p ersonnel problems. "Since this is a serious i ssue for us, it is my decis ion to exempt bargaining u nit employees immediately f rom the city's policy manua l until further discussion is a chieved with the bargaini ng unit members," Deleon s aid. "The terms of the policy m anual only apply to your n on-union employees. The reality is there could be replication, or conflicts between our new policy manual and the union agreements," he added. In addition to policy suspension, Deleon also took actions to restore the finance department to original status, demoting Lilly Ann Bermudez and decreasing her pay. Bermudez had been given additional duties by former city manager Bruce Behrens, which included overseeing the day-to-day utilities billing. "This week has been about cleaning up personnel matters. The finance department has been restored back to its original configuration. All of the pervious functionality within finance has been reestablished," Deleon said in his e-mail. "I have implemented the following changes: Since City Hall is 259% over spent on overtime and Comp time, there is a freeze on any further overtime or comp spending within City Hall, unless there is a documentable emergency. "Ahiring freeze is implemented City wide, all vacant positions will be evaluated by the department head, and interim city manages to discuss the specific staffing needs in moving forward," Deleon stated. Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A n ight at the Morris Funeral C hapel, according to Avon P ark Police Chief Michael J. R owan. "I knew Sam for over 10 y ears. He was a good friend. I helped put a roof on his h ouse, but he was there for a nyone anytime," Rowan s aid. "He had a tremendous p ersonality, and was e xtremely generous. He was great to sit and talk with him. He was a good friend," Rowan remembered. Kelly Lister said that White was born in Jacksonville, and was a graduate of Avon Park High School before entering into the U.S. Army. White is also survived by his wife, Linda, his son, Cameron White and wife Teresa, of Orlando, and his brother, Cameron D. White, of Arizona. White had three grandchildren, Hannah and Peyton White and Dalton Lister. The family asked that memorials are requested to go to Florida Hospital Foundation. "He always spent Sundays with his grandson. That was their day to go to the movies. He will be missed by everyone, but especially by his family," Jason Lister added. Continued from page 2A from several church groups on Saturday," said David Greenslade, executive director for the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce. The festival runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. "Over 100 vendors have sent in their applications this year, and we have a lot to see and do both days," Greenslade said. Traditionally, the festival hosts various arts and crafts, jewelry and other handcrafted items, but this year, church organizations will provide entertainment in Veteran's Square from 10 a.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday. Additionally, performers will add to the atmosphere on a stage located at the crossover on Main Street and Lake Avenue. "Bring lawn chairs if you are coming for the entertainment," Greenslade added. "There will also be bounce houses and slides for the kids." The Avon Park Noon Rotary will have their traditional pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in front of Auto Options. "The admission is free, and the 5K run will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Friday at the old armory on North Verona Avenue, but please let people know it is on a different day than last year," Greenslade said. The Depot Museum will be open during the festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The air-conditioned railroad dining will also be open, serving their famous homemade apple, strawberry an d peach cobblers with i ce cream. Beverages will al so be available. As a special attraction f or the festival, the museum w ill feature The Morse Telegrap h Club, Florida Chapte r, demonstrating how railroa ds communicated with ea ch other in those early days. Visitors will also see se veral new exhibits, includin g one on Spanish moss and t he part it played in Henry Ford 's Model T's back in the 1920 s. Other new exhibits spotlig ht the Pinecrest Hotel on La ke Lotela, once a famous go lf resort, and the Avon Pa rk High School's Red Dev il Circus performances of t he 1950s. Those seeking more info rmation can contact the Avo n Park Chamber of Commer ce at 453-3350. Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Protest held at APCity Hall HLT presenting The Wedding Singer' News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y A bride and groom Lindsey Moffat and Austin Westergom dance at their wedding. Mall Festival on tap in Avon Park News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE A protester stands out on Main Street in Avon Park in Avon Park holding a sign that expresses the feelings of many at the rally on Wednesday. Union unhappy with AP policy White served AP in many ways Scott signs teacher bill into law

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AD RATESGARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $11503 days$14(additional lines $1 each)MISCELLANEOUSmerchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1750(additional lines $3 each)REAL ESTATE EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-1177 GCS WAUCHULA STATE BANK Plaintiff, vs. JUSTIN CRANFIELD, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUSTIN CRANFIELD, IF ANY, KEVIN CRANFIELD, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN CRANFIELD, IF A NY, BEWELL CRANFIELD, AND TAMMY CRANFIELD Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS dated March 8, 2011, in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, at the Highlands County Courthouse, located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at 11:00 A.M., on April 4, 2011, the following described property s set forth in said SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS, to wit: Lot 51, Block E, Hillside Lake Estates, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 27, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 1989 SPRI Mobile Home, Id No. GAFLJ34A10770SH, Title No. 48164948, and Id No. GAFLJ34B10770SH, Tile No. 50992024 Parcel Id: C-10-36-29-010-00E0-0510 Commonly known as: 407 River Drive, Sebring, FL 33875 Dated this 8th day of March, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 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, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (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. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. March 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-1169-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-1169-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; and described as follows: Lots 26, 27, & 28, in Block 344, of SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 16, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 4, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 4982, 4988, & 4994 Myrtle Beach Drive, Sebring, FL 33872 Real Property Tax ID#: C-04-34-28-160-3440-0280; C-04-34-28-160-3440-0270; C-04-34-28-160-3440-0260. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Cler k IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-123 IN RE: ESTATE OF NEWITT WALKER a/k/a NEWITT RODNEY WALKER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of NEWITT WALKER a/k/a NEWITT RODNEY WALKER, deceased, whose date of death was June 13, 2010, and whose social security number is 243-40-7683, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 25, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Phyllis D. Hargrove 4806 Granada Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 March 25; April 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-874GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GUILLERMO F. RUBIO; ERICA D. BROWN; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, GUILLERMO F. RUBIO and ERICA D. BROWN, dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-874-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and GUILLERMO F. RUBIO and ERICA D. BROWN are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, GUILLERMO F. RUBIO and ERICA D. BROWN, and described as follows: Lot 5, in Block 25, of SECOND RESUBDIVISION OF HOFFMAN'S GROVE ADDITION TO LAKE STEARNS, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 96, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 204 Palmetto Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852; f/k/a 210 Palmetto Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 Real Property Tax ID#: P-06-37-30-040-0250-0050. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-1170-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-1170-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, and described as follows: Lot 16 and the Northwesterly 1/2 of Lot 17, in Block 66, of the Subdivision of part of Tract ``U'', TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 23, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; said Northwesterly 1/2 of Lot 17 being more particularly described as follows: Beginning where the common line of Lots 16 and 17 intersect Fernleaf Avenue, thence Southwesterly along Fernleaf Avenue 25 feet; thence Northeasterly and parallel to the common line of Lots 16 and 17 to the rear lot line of Lot 17; thence Northwesterly along the rear of Lot 17 a distance of 25 feet; thence Southwesterly along the common line of Lots 16 and 17 to the Point of Beginning. Real Property Address: 344 Fernvale Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 Real Property Tax ID#: S-29-34-29-070-0660-0160. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-648-GCS CAMPUS USA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. KIMBERLY J. BATES, UNKNOWN SPOUSE, OAK ISLAND SUBDIVISION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION and SECOND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 4th day of April, 2011, at 11:00 A.M. at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Jury Room, Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, the undersigned Clerk will offer for sale the following real and personal property more particularly described as: Lot 40, of Oak Island, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 45of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida TOGETHER WITH: all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the property. The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in Civil No. 10-648-GCS now pending in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 8th day of March, 2011. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk March 18, 25, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-790-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4; dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-790-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, and described as follows: Lot 17, in Block 10, of HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION D, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 86, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 106 Marshall Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Real Property Tax ID#: C-20-36-30-040-0100-0170. AND Lot 3, in Block 10, of HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION D, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 86, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 134 Marshall Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Real Property Tax ID#: C-20-36-30-040-0100-0030. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Pursuant to Section 715.109, notice is hereby given that the following property will be offered for public sale and will sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash: A 1983 CORONA COACH CO./CONTINENTAL ROYAL House Trailer, VIN # 2C7104A and 2C7104B, and the contents therein, if an, abandoned by previous owners, Joseph Dewey Allen and Garnet Ball Allen. Sebring Village Mobile Home Park, 200 Cetra Street, Lot B-7 a/k/a 4343 Schumacher Road, #150E, Sebring, Florida 33872 on March 30, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. THE EDWARDS LAW FIRM PL 1901 Morrill Street Sarasota, Florida 34236 Tel. (941) 363-0110 By: /s/ Sheryl A. EdwardsFlorida Bar No. 0057495 March 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 11-122FCS MONA TRACEY, Petitioner and SHELDON TRACEY, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: SHELDON TRACEY LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 458 ALOHA AVE., LAKE PLACID, FL 33852YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on, MONA TRACEY, whose address is 458 Aloha Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852, on or before April 15, 2011 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office. You may review these documents upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: March 7, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alice Perez Deputy Clerk March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-95 IN RE: ESTATE OF DOROTHY M. HAIRE, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOROTHY M. HAIRE, deceased, File Number PC 11-95, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 18, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Douglas W. Haire A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Michael L. Keiber MICHAEL L. KEIBER, ESQUIRE Law Office of Michael L. Keiber, P.A. 129 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 V. (863)385-5188 F. (863)471-1111 Florida Bar No. 620610 March 18, 25, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 10-1140 GCS J. RUDY REINHARDT and SHIRLEY A. REINHARDT, his wife, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT HOGGATT and PAULA HOGGATT a/k/a PAULA R. WOERDEMAN, husband and wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-titled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 567 and Lot 568, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT NO. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 89, 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 13th day of April, 2011. SIGNED this 14th day of March, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff 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, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (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. March 18, 25, 2011 1050LegalsNOTICE 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 APRIL 18, 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 Aimee Bowlin #248 Sarah Deweese #360 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN, MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN CASH. 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HAYWOOD Deceased NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED FUNDS TO: SUSAN LLAMA Unknown Address PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that there is now deposit with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida $1,560.32. To claim these funds, it would be necessary for you to present your claim to The Probate Office, Room 102, before September 23, 2011. Unclaimed funds shall be deposited with the State Treasurer of the State of Florida as provided by Section 733.816 of the Florida Stautes. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have set my hand and official seal Sebring, Florida, on February 17, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida BY: /s/ Kathy Whitlock DEPUTY CLERK February 25; March 25, 2011 The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purchasing Department for: I I T T B B 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 3 R R e e n n o o v v a a t t i i o o n n o o f f S S o o c c c c e e r r F F i i e e l l d d s s a a t t C C i i t t y y ' s s M M a a x x L L o o n n g g F F i i e e l l d d R R e e c c r r e e a a t t i i o o n n a a l l C C o o m m p p l l e e x x Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from our website at: mysebring.com or by contacting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, Fax 863-471-5168, or e-mail: kirkzimmerman@mysebring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining documents via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bids. Bids must be delivered to the City of Sebring Purchasing Office A ttn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 2 2 : : 0 0 0 0 P P M M , M M o o n n d d a a y y , A A p p r r i i l l 1 1 1 1 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 o o f f t t h h e e o o f f f f i i c c i i a a l l t t i i m m e e c c l l o o c c k k i i n n t t h h e e p p u u r r c c h h a a s s i i n n g g o o f f f f i i c c e e Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, or any other type of delivery service. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and ordinance of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804); all provisions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. 287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat287.134, et seq,as amended, regarding discrimination. Additionally the successful bidder and any subcontractor utilized will be required to enroll in the Federal Government's E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of employees. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or rej ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent Sebring, Florida March 23, 25, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsH2A COMPLETELLC is recruiting in behalf of a local farm in Big Creek, MS. 30 Temporary Farm Laborers needed. Must be at least 18 years old. Job dates 5/1/2011 11/06/2011. 2 months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanters & mechanical diggers. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand. General Field & fence maintenance. Preparing the ground for planting. Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Devining plants by hand. Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvest potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or typel. Load & unload boxes on trucks or trailers. Clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment. All tools will be provided at no cost to workers. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Will also plant, cultivate & harvest purple hull peas. Housing and kitchen facilities provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of work contract. 3/4 guarantee, 35 hrs per week Mon Sat. 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Awnings, generator, lots of extras. Good tires. $11,000. 863-314-8557. 8450Motor Homes 8000 Recreation PIT BULL8 months old, all shots, sweet & loving, gray and white, good with children. For more information Call 305-490-5399NOTICEFlorida 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. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING -WILLOWGATE MOVING SALE! ( end of Thunderbird Rd.) Sat Mar, 26th, 9am 4pm. Kitchen items, glassware, furniture, collectibles. Much More! SEBRING -Multi Family Sale! 203 S Egret St. Sat 3/26, 8am 1pm. Furniture, household items, clothing. Many different & interesting items! SEBRING -117 Shelby St. Fri & Sat, Mar 25 & 26, 7 am 2pm, Housewares, fishing gear, lawn equipment, knick knacks. Much More! LAKE PLACID GARDEN CLUB ATTIC SALE 342 Bottlebrush Ave., Highlands Park Est., Sat, 3/26, 8:00am 2:00pm. Furniture, lawn equip., plants, household items, bric-a-brac, clothing, jewelry, baked goods & LOTS MORE!! LAKE PLACID620 CR 29, Fri-Sat, Mar 25th & 26, 8am-1pm. 2 4x6 beige free-standing office petitions; 3' hand cart, 30'' utility cart; SHELVING: (5) 36''x72''x18'' (5-shelves); (5) Heavy Duty 18''x72''72'' (3 shelves); 24''X48'' Wood Computer Desk w/hutch; (3) wood swivel barstools w/backs, + many household items. LAKE PLACID3007 Morning Glory Dr, Fri & Sat Mar 25 & 26, 8am 2pm, yard tools, hand tools, fishing equip., household items, clothing, sm. microwave.ESTATE SALESEBRING March 25th & 26th Everything must go!! Black leather couch & loveseat Modern dining table and chairs Much more in the house!! Man's garage full of stuff, power tools, hand tools (Craftsman), riding mower, push mower & much more. 2001 Dodge Gran Caravan w/ 45K. Garage opens @ 7am on Friday. House will open @ 8am on Friday. 1608 Dozier Ave. on the corner of Higson Ave. behind Harder Hall just off Lakewood. Sale being conducted by Transitions Now LLC Assisting with life's changes AVON PARKLAKES Sunday Mar. 27th, 8am 3pm. Furniture, clothes, household items. Much Much More! No Early Birds!! AVON PARKMULTI-FAMILY SALE! 699 N. Verona Ave, Fri & Sat, Mar 25th & 26th, 8am-? Lots of OLD, NEW, UNIQUE ITEMS, Antiques, Furniture & Lots of Misc. AVON PARKMulti Family Sale! 2603 N Rochester Rd. Fri Sat Sun 3/25 -26-27, 8am ? Hobby tools, stove, motorcycle, clothing & shoes, Household items. Too Much To List! AVON PARKMULTI FAMILY SALE Fri & Sat 3/25 & 26, 8am 1pm. Collectibles, antique jewelry, glassware, household items, clothing, antique toys, many FREE items. Everything Must Go! AVON PARKMoving Sale! 216 S Florida Ave, Fri & Sat 3/25 & 3/26, 8am5pm, Household items, children's clothing & toys. Too Much To List AVON PARKHUGE CHARITY YARD SALE! Fri Sat 3/25 & 26, 12 W LaGrande St. off of N Lake Ave. We're doing it again, same place NEW STUFF! All proceeds go to American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Avon Park. AVON PARK2215 N Holly Ave, near Adventist Thrift Store, Fri & Sat Mar 25 & 26, 8am? Tools, fishing, boat, motor, trailer, household items. SEB. -FRI. 3/25, SAT. 3/26, 8AM-5PM GIANT MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE FLORIDA SHERIFF'S YOUTH RANCH 4001 EILAND DR., SEBRING, FL 33875 OFF S.R. 66 & PAYNE RD. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WOODEN WHITEspiral reupholstered padded chairs (2) both for $40 863-382-6006 TYPEWRITER -SHARP electric $30 863-471-2502 MICHELIN TIRES4 14inch. all for $50 obo 863-214-6697 GLASSWARE -Name brand collectible, $75 obo. 863-214-6697 FREEZER -Upright, 18 ft. $75. 863-453-3032 or 863-873-7360. DESK CHAIRBlack / chrome / arms / casters. Black upholstery, ex. cond. $25 863-446-0972 ANTIQU CHAIRBrown upholstery, very good cond. $25 obo 863-446-0972 7310Bargain Buys PROFORM CROSSWALK treadmill. Excellent condition. $150 863-453-3079 GENERATORS (2)4000 watt, $200; 4300 watt, $250. Both Good Condition. 863-453-3032 7300Miscellaneous 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 Rental LOOKING FORSEASONAL RENTAL 2BR, 2BA Condo or House for Jan-Feb-Mar 2012. In Sebring Preferred Call 863-658-1564, before 10 am or after 8 pm, or email: eliskagantert@rogers.com HOG/TURKEY LEASE2 Ethical Bowhunters seeking hog/turkey lease. No dogs, guns, ATV's, or mess. Contact: Irv, 608-516-8615 or irv.xpress@gmail.com 6650Wanted to RentHISTORIC DOWNTOWNSEBRING SECURE workshop /warehouse units 500 800 sq. ft. 8' & 12' rollup doors. Small deposit, No lease required. $200 to $400 per month. Lights included. 863-414-7174 or 863-458-9020 6550Warehousesfor RentSEBRING HILLSAREA Looking for single individual to share homes with full use of house. No deposit. All ages may apply. 863-3857771 6450Roommates Wanted SEBRING -Furnished, 1BR with private bath, in Senior RV Resort. Washer/Dryer, Cable, full use of house. No Pets, No Smoking. For more information call Gloria, 863-257-1577 SEBRING -1BR w/bath, furn/unfurn, W/D, Satellite, full use of home. $400/mo. or $100/wk + dep. 863-304-2849 6400Rooms for Rent SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3BR, 2.5BA, 1CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-655-0311 The Avon Park Housing Authority is now taking applications for North Central Heights Homes, a new Rent RestrictedŽ single family home development in Avon Park consisting of 20 Two Bedroom, 46 Three Bedroom and 4 Four Bedroom homes. Rents will average in the low $400s for 2 br. homes and low to mid $500 & $600s for the 3 & 4 Br. homes. Applications open for Avon Park residents only; February 14 … March 11, 2011 and all other applicants after March 11, 2011. For further information, contact: Avon Park Housing Authority at 863-452-4432, Ext. 2220 LAKE PLACID3/BR, 1 1/2 BA, Carport, 1011 Jonquil St. 1st and Last Security deposit. $600 Monthly. 863-465-3959 LAKE PLACIDPet Friendly! Near Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Unfurnished 1BR, 1BA with appliances and A/C. $500/mo. + $500 security deposit. 863-465-1354 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING -Small nicely furnished house 1BR, 1BA. Deposit $100. Monthly $375 with 6 month lease. Pay own electric. 863-385-1806 SEBRING -Country Club of Sebring. 2BR, 2BA, den, lanai, pool, beautifully furnished/decorated. Available April 1st. Call 863-386-0340. 6250Furnished 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 AVON PARKAFFORDABLE RENTRidgedale Apartments1, 2, 3 & 4 Br Apts Central Location, water & trash included Rent subsidized „ Based on household income. No Application Fee Call 863-452-4432 TTY 800-955-8771 EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY LAKE PLACIDNewly remodled! 2/BR, 2/BA Apt/Duplex, Washer / Dryer, Excellent Conditio n. Includes water. $500 monthly plus 1 mo. security. 954-695-8348 LAKE PLACID1BR, 1BA, furnished or unfurnished. GREAT LOCATION! in quiet adult community. $450/mo. + security. 863-465-5262 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 6200UnfurnishedApartments AVON PARK**** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -2BR, 2BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $600/mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 RentalsWHISPERING PINESVILLAGE 55 plus. 3BR, 3BA, partially furnished. Must see to appreciate. Pay own utilities. Call Mary 863-385-8806 5150Mobile HomesFor RentPALM HARBORHOMES has closed 2 Model Centers. Save up to 60K on select models. Call 1-800-622-2832. 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 WantedESTERO, FLLIKE NEW 3BR, 2BA, 2CG Duplex in gated community with clubhouse and heated pool. Quiet area, yet convenient to shopping, entertainment, etc. Asking $195,000. Will consider trade for home in Sebring/Highlands County, FL area. Call 239-498-1183. 4300Out-of-TownPropertyOPEN HOUSE Saturday, March 26, 13 PM, Sunday, March 27, 13 PM. Charming 3BR, 2BA, like new, lakefront home, completely furnished. Make offer. 3233 Lake Hill Dr. Lake Placid 954-684-3058 4100Homes for SaleLake Placid SEBRING -VANTAGE Pte. single 2/BR, 2/BA, split plan, 16'X20' LR, dining area, fam. rm., screened patio, ample garage. Walk to club house / pool. Asking $115,000 w/ major furnishings. Call 863-471-3769 for info. SEBRING -Quiet Neighborhood on great fishing lake; 2,000 sf, 3BR, 2.5BA remodeled home with large garage & boat house. $219,000. 863-655-2278 MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE! SEBRING NO NEED FOR A BANK! Owner Financing 3BR, 1BA remodeled, NICE HOME! Woodlawn Elem. area. 1243 Fernvale Ave. 863-227-2717 4080Homes for SaleSebringSEBRING -RURAL LIVING adjacent to great fishing lake close to Sebring. 3BR, 2BA home, pole barn, 5 acres fenced, zoned agriculture $150,000. 863-655-2278 Make Offer! 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate TRUCK DRIVEROver-the-Road. Must be able to stay out 3 + weeks at a time. Verifiable experience necessary. Clean driving record a must! Mechanical knowledge a plus. For application or information Call 863-452-5959. SUNRISE COMMUNITYINC is currently accepting applications for the position of: Direct Support Staff. Qualified applicants must meet the following: 18 yrs. old, High school diploma or equivalent, 1 yr. experience medical, or childcare setting, must be able to pass law enforcement background screening and drug test. All interested can call for appt. and application informaton: Sunrise Community Inc. 1014 6th Ave. S., Wauchula, Fl. 33873. 863-773-0434 ext. 305 EOE / DFWP OFFICE ASSISTANTFull time Exp. preferred some weekends. Call 352-365-8233 2100Help WantedMERCHANDISERQUARTERday per monthGDS seeks a dependable individual to merchandise magazines, books and handle special projects in Sebring. Must own a late model vehicle with valid drivers license and auto insurance. Must also be computer literate with access to both email and the Internet. E.mail resume to: recuruiter@slobalinstore.com LPN'S WANTED Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving adults with developmental disabilities is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses P/T and PRN. We offer a casual work environment, competitive wage and benefits package. For details call Barb at 863-452-5141 JEWELRY SALESat Lakeshore Mall. Exciting job for right person with positive attitude people person out going personable friendly! Apply at 3$ cart, next to Food Court. HIRING NAILTECH Pedicure, Manicure, Acrylic Nails. Full or Part Time. Paid on Commission. Call Tommy at 727-512-9335 or 863-873-2527. RESTAURANT HIRINGSERVERS, COOKS, & BEVERAGE CART SERVERS Needed at Springlake Golf Resort. Apply Monday through Saturday10am 5pm. For directions only, call 863-655-0900 "WAUCHULA CHURCHSeeking Part Time Worship leader. Call 863-773-4267, 8am 12:30 pm, hourly and travel comp." 2100Help Wanted Classified ads get fast results WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 385-6155. Then shop till you drop!

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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Bouncing back from their three game losing streak, the Blue Streaks of the baseball diamond won their third in a row with a 5-1 win over visiting Haines City Tuesday night at Firemen's Field. Combining a strong pitching effort, solid if not spectacular defense and timely hitting, Sebring looks to be clicking on all cylinders as it heads into the meat of the district schedule. Southpaw Aaron Hart got the start and went the whole way, scattering three hits over seven innings while walking two and striking out seven. Consider, two of those hits and the lone run for the Hornets came in the first inning, meaning from the second inning on, Hart mowed through the line-up with nary a sweat. He seemed to be gaining strength, in fact, as four of the final six outs were recorded with strike outs. The Streak offense, meanwhile, weren't exactly piling it on, but rather adding runs here and there to slowly but surely increase the lead. After Haines City took the first-inning lead, Sebring promptly tied it in its'half of the frame with Corbin Hoffner singling home Evan Lewis. Amanufactured run came in the second when Johnny Knight lead off with a single, stole second and then third before coming home on a wild pitch for a 2-1 lead. Two more came in the fourth when Nate Greene and Knight started it off with consecutive singles and one out later, Gunnar Westergom laid down a squeeze for a score and Seth Abeln singled for another. Another manufactured run finished off the scoring in the sixth with Abeln reaching on a dropped third strike and stealing second. Matt Randall advanced him to third on a ground out and a wild pitch brought him in to provide for the final margin. "Our kids did a great job scratching out what they did," head coach Hoppy Rewis said afterward. "Aaron pitched a great game and the defense did its'job behind him. What did Matt (Randall) have at shortstop, 10 assists? They did what they needed to do." With today's scheduled contest with Liberty canceled due to forfeit, the Streaks will pick up a game at the Lake Placid Spring Break tournament, facing Jensen Beach Monday. From there, the team hosts Ridge Tuesday and Bartow Thursday. SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, March 25, 2011 Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHN E Lady Dragon Ashley Wells slides home with this early run and would knock in the winning run in the eighth inning of Tuesday's 12-11 win over visitng Avon Park. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID It's an o ld adage that says a rivalry b rings out the best efforts. And while that adage isn't a lways fulfilled, it certainly w as in evidence Tuesday n ight with the Lady Dragons h osting Avon Park on t he softball field. It hadn't shown up q uite so much the first t ime around, with Lake P lacid cruising to a 132 win on Feb. 18, but a s Dragon coach A lesia Cheshire told h er team, "this isn't the same t eam you played before." Some additions and new d efensive alignments has b rought up the Devil's levels. But it was the bats that first knocked Lake Placid back on their heels after a run in the first was followed by four in the third for a 5-1 Avon Park lead heading into the bottom of the third. "Those first couple of innings the girls were like wow,'" Cheshire said. "They saw that this team could hit, field and this, that and the other. From there it got very intense." The Dragons roared back in the third with a Taylor Test RBI and an Arnetia Gobourne inside-the-park home run highlighting the four-run inning that tied things up at 5-5. After Laine WeberCallahan worked around hits from Katelynn Stoll and Sarah Hunnicutt in the top of the fourth, she got her team the lead with an RBI single in the bottom of the frame. Ascoreless fifth only heightened the tension before the Lady Devils seemed to break it open with four runs in the sixth for a 9-6 advantage. Avon Park, behind the pitching of Kaycee Mercer, held that lead in the bottom of the frame but couldn't add to it in its'half of the seventh. Which came back to haunt them as Breauna Corley doubled to left with one out in Lake Placid's final at bat of regulation. Dragons edge past Lady Devils Lake Placid12Avon Park11 See LP, page 4B News-Sun photo by KIM GAUGER A strong defense, exemplified by this diving catch in right by Johnny Knight, backed up the strong pitching of Aaron Hart in Sebring's 5-1 win over Haines City Tuesday night. Sebring5Haines City1 Streaks swat Hornets By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon Park b rought newly found focus to t heir game on Tuesday night w hen they shutout Tenoroc 50 at Head Field. The Devils started early in t he first, rounding up three r uns for the jump on the s coreboard and forcing a t rade out of Tenoroc's starti ng pitcher after just one out. "We had a little more focus t onight. We came out hitting h ard. We wandered away f rom our plan for a bit, but g ot back to it," said Avon P ark's head coach Whit C ornell. Red Devil starter Lane C rossen went the distance, striking out seven, allowed four hits and gave up just one walk and helping his defense clinch t he game. "Lane pitched a good game f or us. When he misses, it is a lways by just a little bit," C ornell said. The Devils struggled a bit a t the plate when Trevor W atson took the mound for t he Titans, putting the ball in t he air and leaving runners on b ase until they adjusted in the s ixth. "We tried to keep it on the g round tonight, hitting line d rives or grounders and maki ng their defense work," C ornell said. "When we got a way from that, we started h itting pop-ups and fly balls. M aybe they will keep their f ocus on that. Once they reali ze that, we will start growi ng a little bit as a team." Watson struck out just t hree, walked two and hit one b atter, but kept the Devils s winging away, allowing his d efense to keep pace. The Devils picked-up s even hits off of Watson and t he defense stayed solid in s ecuring the win. Avon Park hits the road on F riday to face McKeel A cademy in Lakeland at 4:30 p .m. Red Devils halt Titans Avon Park5Tenoroc0 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHN E Destiny McCartney won both the 100and 300-meter hurdles events to help the Lady Streaks to Tuesday's track and field win at Avon Park. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comTuesday's four-team track and field meet saw the Red Devil boys and Lady Blue Streaks earn their respective team wins amid a slew of strong performances. Avon Park held off a tightly-contested boys side of the meet, totaling 104 points to stay ahead of Sebring's 99.83, Lake Placid's 83.33 and Hardee's 60.83. The Sebring girls created more distance for themselves, tallying 149 points with the Lady Red Devils second with 80, Hardee third with 66 and Lake Placid fourth with 49. First-place finishes for the county schools were seen with Blue Streaks Connor Cook winning the boys shot put with a distance of 39-feet, 5inches and Patric Morris tossing the discus 126-feet, 1-inch. Kristina Williams and Devin Clarke won their respective long jumps for more Sebring points and Shalantay Rose triple jumped 29Devils, Streaks split meet See TRACK, page 4B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comFinishing the season like it had begun, t he Lady Blue Streak tennis team netted a 5-2 w in over Auburndale to finish the regular seaso n 16-1. Kaley Walter battled back from a 6-1, ope ning-set loss to Alexis Basgil and powered h er way to 6-1, and 6-3 wins to take the No. 1 si ngles match. Joy Donglasan had another tough fight o n her hands at No. 2 doubles with Lad y Bloodhound Kristyn Knapp. Tooth-and-nail they went at it with bo th sets going to tie-breakers. Unfortunately for Donglasan and t he Streaks, Knapp would take both in 7-6 (7-5 ), 7-6 (6-1) wins. Another comeback was needed in the No. 3 singles match with Auburndale's Aria ne Rosario taking the first set 6-2 over Nis ha Patel. But Patel kicked it into gear and won goin g away, 6-1, 6-0. Things came a little easier in the Nos 4 an d 5 singles matches as Kelly Broen won 6-1, 62 over Kelsey Ashbrook and Morgan Hesto n went 6-4, 6-4 over May Myers. Sebring the split the doubles matches, wi th Walter and Broen taking an 8-6 pro-set win at No. 1 before Patel and Micaella DeVane we re edged in another nip-and-tuck match, 9-7. "We finished undefeated in district play ," head coach Janie Hollinger said. "Th ey played this season above what I had expect ed and I could not be more proud of them." The team now has until April 4 to reli sh their regular season accomplishment and pr epare to keep it going at the district tourn ament. Lady Streaks close season with win News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHN E Kaley Walter battled back to earn a three-se t win Tuesday.

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HOPE 3-on-3SEBRING The First Annual Mary Toney HOPE Foundation Community 3on-3 basketball tournament will take place Saturday, April 2 at the Sebring High School gym from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at a cost of $5 per player. The tournament will have male and female brackets consisting of threeorfour player teams from ages 7-18-years old. Registration forms can be found in the front office at Sebring High School and must be turned in by Friday, March 25. For more information, contact Lavaar Scott at 214-3880 or email LaV39@yahoo.com .Avon Park Mall Festival 5KAVON PARK The 26th Annual Avon Park Mall Festival 5K Run/Walk is set for Friday night, March 25, at the Old Armory Building at 6:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the building across from the tennis courts in Donaldson Park. Entry fee is $15 through March 21 and $20 from March 22 thru race day sign up. Tee shirts guaranteed to only the first 100 entrants, so sign up early. Those desiring an entry form may email cbrojek@comcast.net or call Chet at 385-4736. Mail your checks payable to Central Florida Striders, along with the signed application to Central Florida Striders, 3310 Par Road, Sebring, FL33872. The race benefits the boys and girls track teams at Avon Park High School.Wings 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 ."Doc Owen" Golf TourneyAVON PARK The Avon Park Noon Rotary Club will host its Second Annual David "Doc Owen" Golf tournament on Saturday, April 16 at Highlands Ridge North. The two-person scramble-format entry fee is $60 per person with prizes in flight groups, lunch, goodie bag and refreshments on the course. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry information and check payable to Avon Park Noon Rotary mailed to Chet Brojek, 3310 Par Rd, Sebring, FL 33872. Golfers should include their names and handicaps along with their check. Those needing a form may email Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or call a t 385-4736. Business entry of two-persons plus a hole sign for a total of $200 is available 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 also available by contacting Chet via email o r phone.SHSBasketball CampSEBRING The SHS basketball program will be hosting a basketball camp for boys and girls, in 2nd-6th grade, on Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, March 29, from 8 a.m.4 p.m. The cost of the camp is $20 and is appropriate for players of all skill level s and experience. Current and former Streaks will be on hand to help with the camp, which will also feature contests, competitions and prizes. Campers can either bring their own lunch or purchase lunch there for a reasonable price. Please contact Coach Lee at 441-122 1, or by email at leem@highlands.k12.fl.u s Sandy Foster MemorialSEBRING NU-HOPE Elder Care Services annual golf tournament is just around the corner. The NU-HOPE Board of Directors ha s chosen to rename the golf tournament this year in memory of Sandy Foster, former Executive Director of NU-HOPE Elder Care Services. Sandy passed away very unexpectedl y in September of last year. Sandy loved golf and ran a very successful golf tournament for 13 years; in his memory the tournament will be renamed the "Sandy Foster Memorial/NU-HOPE golf tournament." This year we are continuing with Sandy's passion for the tournament with flight, raffle and door prizes. In the last three years the field was full, with a wait list, so sign up soon! The first annual Sandy Foster Memorial/NU-HOPE golf tournament will be held on Saturday, April 9, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, at the Country Club of Sebring. The tournament will be a two-person scramble format. Entry fee will be $60 per person ($12 0 per team) which includes lunch afterwards and refreshments during the tour nament. Registration forms are availab le at the Country Club of Sebring Pro Sho p (John Vickers) or can be obtained via mail or fax by calling Debbie Slade at 382-2134. Business sponsorships are also available for this event. The revenue from this event is used for the local match'amount this organi zation needs each year to secure federal and state grant funds in our effort to co ntinue providing home and communitybased services to the frail and needy eld erly residents of Highlands and Hardee Counties. Barefoot Waterski TourneyFORTMYERS The 10th annual Deuceapalooza Barefoot Endurance Tournament is set for April 9 in Fort Myers. This tournament is open to waterski enthusiasts of all ages. Trophies and cash prizes will be hand ed out. Participants will receive a free T shirt. For information, call Deuce at (239) 693-1975. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB y-Boston5020.714 Philadelphia3734.5211312New York3536.4931512New Jersey2347.32927 Toronto2051.2823012Southeast Division WLPctGB x-Miami4922.690 x-Orlando4626.639312Atlanta4032.556912Charlotte2842.4002012Washington1753.2433112Central Division WLPctGB y-Chicago5119.729 Indiana3240.44420 Milwaukee2842.40023 Detroit2546.3522612Cleveland1357.18638WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB x-San Antonio5714.803 x-Dallas4921.700712New Orleans4031.56317 Memphis4032.5561712Houston3834.5281912Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4624.657 Denver4329.5974 Portland4130.577512Utah3636.50011 Minnesota1754.2392912Pacific Division WLPctGB y-L.A. Lakers5120.718 Phoenix3634.5141412Golden State3042.4172112L.A. Clippers2844.3892312Sacramento1852.2573212x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Tuesday's Games Chicago 114, Atlanta 81 Portland 111, Washington 76 L.A. Lakers 139, Phoenix 137,3OT Wednesday's Games Indiana 111, Charlotte 88 New Jersey 98, Cleveland 94, OT Philadelphia 105, Atlanta 100 Memphis 90, Boston 87 Miami 100, Detroit 94 Sacramento 97, Milwaukee 90 Oklahoma City 106, Utah 94 Orlando 111, New York 99 Houston 131, Golden State 112 Phoenix 114, Toronto 106 L.A. Clippers 127, Washington 119,2OT Denver 115, San Antonio 112 Thursday's Games Minnesota at Dallas, late New Orleans at Utah, late Friday's Games Sacramento at Indiana, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Orlando, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee at New York, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Chicago, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Washington at Denver, 9 p.m. New Orleans at Phoenix, 10 p.m. San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m. Toronto at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Philadelphia4419997232195 Pittsburgh4223892213181 N.Y. Rangers4030484216179 New Jersey3435472155186 N.Y. Islanders29331270208235 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston40221090217176 Montreal4027787200187 Buffalo3628981216208 Toronto33311076195225 Ottawa2737963167227 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Washington43211096203180 Tampa Bay39231189216222 Carolina34291078205217 Atlanta30301272202238 Florida29351068182203WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit4322995238211 Chicago4025888238202 Nashville39251088193173 Columbus33291177199223 St. Louis3232973202216 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Vancouver48179105240173 Calgary37281185230222 Minnesota3531878185207 Colorado2836864203254 Edmonton23401056176240 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose4323894217194 Phoenix40241191215208 Los Angeles4126688199177 Anaheim4127587208211 Dallas38251086206206 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Tuesday's Games Washington 5, Philadelphia 4, SO Colorado 5, Columbus 4, SO Boston 4, New Jersey 1 N.Y. Rangers 1, Florida 0 Carolina 4, Ottawa 3 Buffalo 2, Montreal 0 N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 2 Nashville 3, Edmonton 1 Toronto 3, Minnesota 0 Phoenix 2, St. Louis 1 Wednesday's Games Vancouver 2, Detroit 1 Chicago 4, Florida 0 Anaheim 4, Dallas 3, OT San Jose 6, Calgary 3 Thursday's Games Montreal at Boston, late Atlanta at N.Y. Islanders, late Ottawa at N.Y. Rangers, late Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, late Edmonton at St. Louis, late Anaheim at Nashville, late Toronto at Colorado, late Columbus at Phoenix, late San Jose at Los Angeles, late Friday's Games New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Florida at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEWLPct Detroit1810.643 Seattle138.619 Kansas City1410.583 Minnesota1411.560 Cleveland1211.522 Toronto1211.522 Los Angeles1312.520 Tampa Bay1212.500 Baltimore1112.478 Boston1215.444 Texas1013.435 Oakland1115.423 New York1014.417 Chicago916.360NATIONAL LEAGUEWLPct Colorado168.667 San Francisco189.667 Philadelphia1710.630 Atlanta149.609 Milwaukee149.609 Cincinnati1411.560 St. Louis1311.542 New York1313.500 Washington1212.500 San Diego1113.458 Chicago1116.407 Los Angeles1116.407 Florida914.391 Pittsburgh1016.385 Houston1118.379 Arizona1020.333 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. ___ Tuesday's Games Philadelphia 5, Toronto 4 N.Y. Mets 7, Detroit 4 Florida 3, Minnesota 0 Baltimore 6, N.Y. Yankees 2 Washington 3, Houston 1 Oakland 10, Cincinnati 8 Seattle 9, Chicago White Sox 5 L.A. Dodgers 2, Chi. Cubs 1, 10 ings Milwaukee 7, San Diego 0 Cleveland 7, Arizona 3 Tampa Bay 7, Boston 4 L.A. Angels 14, Kansas City 6 Wednesday's Games St. Louis 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Houston 10, Pittsburgh 6 Atlanta 4, Florida 4, tie, 11 innings Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 1 L.A. Angels 8, San Francisco 0 San Diego 10, Cincinnati 7 Chicago Cubs 3, Oakland 1 Arizona 9, Texas 8 Cleveland 8, Kansas City 7 L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 2 Minnesota 5, Baltimore 2 N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 3 Colorado 6, Seattle 5 Thursday's Games Atlanta vs. Toronto, late Minnesota vs. Philadelphia, late Boston vs. Florida, late Tampa Bay vs. Houston, late St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets, late Texas (ss) vs. Cincinnati, late Colorado vs. L.A. Dodgers, late Milwaukee vs. L.A. Angels, late Kansas City vs. Seattle, late Oakland vs. Arizona, late Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs, late Washington vs. Detroit, late Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore, late San Diego vs. Texas (ss), late Cleveland vs. San Francisco, late Friday's Games Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Florida at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Atlanta (ss) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Seattle (ss) vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. Arizona (ss) at Tucson, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, 6:05 p.m. St. Louis vs. Washington at Viera, 6:05 p.m. Houston vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 7:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. Texas vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. Seattle (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League MINNESOTA TWINSReassigned C Steve Holm and OF Jeff Bailey to minor league camp. NEW YORK YANKEESClaimed LHP Jose Ortegano off waivers from Atlanta and optioned him to Scranton/WilkesBarre (IL). Optioned OF Greg Golson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Assigned C Jose Gil, OF Jordan Parraz and INF Jorge Vazquez to minor league camp. SEATTLE MARINERSOptioned INF Dustin Ackley to Tacoma (PCL). Reassigned C Steven Baron, INF Sean Kazmar, OF Gabe Gross and LHP Fabio Castro to minor league camp. National League CHICAGO CUBSOptioned RHP Justin Berg and LHP Scott Maine to Iowa (PCL). Assigned RHP Angel Guzman and RHP Todd Wellemeyer to minor league camp. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Baseball vs.Tenoroc,7 p.m.; Softball at Frostproof,5:30/7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball hosts Spring Break Tournament,TBA TUESDAY: Baseball hosts Spring Break Tournament,TBA Sebring TODAY: Softball at Winter Haven,5:30/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Ridge,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Baseball vs.Bartow,7 p.m.; Softball at Kissimmee Klassic,TBA SFCC TODAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,2 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.Hillsborough,2 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Polk State College,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball at Polk State College,5 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Baseball at McKeel,7 p.m.; Softball at McKeel,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis vs.Frostproof,4:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.Sonrise Christian,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Fort Meade,7 p.m THURSDAY: Baseball vs.DeSoto,7 p.m. S S O O C C C C E E R R S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 5 5 5 5 a a . m m . Wales vs. England . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 5 5 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NASCAR Fontana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM M L L B B P P R R E E S S E E A A S S O O N N F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Atlanta at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 4 4 p p . m m . Seattle at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2C 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 F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 7 7 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 9 9 : : 5 5 5 5 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S SS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . NCAA Division II Tournament Final . . . . . C C B B S S 4 4 : : 2 2 0 0 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 6 6 : : 5 5 5 5 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S SW W O O M M E E N N ' S S C 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 F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament. . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n NCAA Tournament. . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament. . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament. . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 1 1 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NCAA Tournament. . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change G G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 a a . m m . EuroPGA Andalucia Open . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . 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Crystal LakeThe Crystal Lake Club Ladies Club Championship was held recently and crowned JoAnn Pierce as the 2011 Club Champion, with a three day total of 193. Karen Fields is the 2011 Net Champion with a three-day net score of 176. The field consisted of 52 ladies in 5 flights. During the final round, Eileen Maxwell scored a hole-in-one on the 1st hole and Nancy Broady had a holein-one on the 7th hole. In the Championship Flight, Maddy Rattigan scored a 203 total to take Low Gross with Pat Crawford four back with a 207. Taking Low Net in the Flight was Barbara Danklefsen with a 188 followed by Eileen Maxwell's 189. In the First Flight, Low Gross went to the 214 brought in by Ruth Demers while Frieda Blair's 218 took second. Jane Fortier's 185 won Low Net in the Flight and Jan VandenHeuvel shot a 196 for second. Sue Kubinec was the Second Fligh Low Gross champ with a 227, ahead of Suzie Brenton's 235 and Carol Disler won Low Net with 188 to stay ahead of Monica Godin's 194. Third Flight saw Jeanette Neff-Billy win Low Gross with 228 with Pam Moor in second. Low Net in the Flight went to Catherine Burr's 188 while Ann Hare's 194 took second. Lois Fulton was the Low Gross queen with a 229 as Barbara Jahn was next at 243 and Marty Blank took Low Net with 177 ahead of Paulette Trainor's 191Golf HammockLast Monday the Mezza group played individual pro-am points at Golf Hammock Country Club. Frank Borgia had a plus 3 to take the lead in A group while Jim Gulick and Mike lajiness tied at plus 2. Harvey Kecskes won first place in B group with plus 5 and Joe Hyzny fad plus 1 for second place. Denis Shank made plus 5 for first place and Fred Latshaw in second place with plus 4 in C group. First place went to Pat Dell in with a plus 3 in D group and Danny Geierfor second place with even. Bob Hughes was even to take first place in E group and Bob Topel with minus 2 for second place. In F group Paul Skidmore had a plus 7 and second place saw a tie between Bill Alesi and Bob Kecskes with plus 2. There was a tie in G group for first place between Sal Sboto and Janet Regan with plus 3. Bob King made plus 3 for first place in H group and Jerry Hodges with plus 2 for second place. I group saw a tie for first place between Jerry Edwards and Bob Fidlin with plus 6. Dick Botelho had a plus 9 for first place in J group while Brady Bryan had a plus 3 for second and third place went to Jerry Patterson with a minus 1. Dan Harper had plus 2 to take first place in K group and second place went to Don Meitz with plus 1. Pete Mezza made a plus 1 to take forst place in L group and Janet Howland with even for second place. Ben Bartek had a plus 2 to take the lead in first place and Brad Johnston with plus 1 in second while Dan Tiemans had even for third place. Next Monday will be a shotgun start beginning at 8:30 at Golf Hammock CC, please arrive early to register. The banquet will take place at 4 p.m. at Homers and ticketswill be given to each player and placed on their score cards. Players that played less than five gameswill asked to pay five dollars to help defray expenses. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280.Harder HallThe Ladies League played a pro am points event on Monday, March 21. The winners were: First place, Sally Beadle with plus-9. Tying for second/third/fourth places were Doris Cunningham, Nancy Jankovic and Donna Maki with plus-3 each. Chip-in: No. 13, Mary Ryan.Lake June West Golf ClubA scramble was played on Thursday, March 17. Winning first place was the team of John and Shelley Byron, Bob and Verna Knishka, John Howarth and Wanda Jones with 47. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Rob and Lynn Martin, John and Kim Givens, Jim and Hellen Mellon; John and Virginia Simmons, Orville and Eva Huffman, Bob and Doris Weeks with 49 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies), No. 2, Dee Block, 7-feet; and No. 8, Betty Billau, 3-feet-5-inches. (Men), No. 4, Art Schmeltz, 13-feet5-inches. The men's association played a league event on Wednesday, March 16. Tying for first/second/third places were the teams of John Byron, Art Schmeltz, Fred Neer and Ken Strong; Ron Hesson, Ward Shaw, Joe Swartz, Bill Brouhle and Angelo Ioriano; Claude Cash, Howard Langston, Ron VanMeter and Walt Nagel with 40 each. The Ladies League played an event on Monday, March 14. Winning first place was the team of Barbara Dean, Jann Mann and Pat Asmus with 35; second place, Mary McNamee, Norma Colyer and Gloria Huggett with 40; and third place, Virginia Simmons, Elaine Orr and Mary Malone with 42. The ladies league played a low gross, low net, club championship event. The scores are as follows: Flight A Club Champion, Low Gross First place, Wanda Jones with 127; second place, Karen Ames with 132; and third place, Annie Hall with 134. Low Net First place, Jane Roush with 102; second place, Margaret Schultz with 103; and third place, Helen Mellon with 106. Flight B Low Gross First place, Betty Billau with 141; second place, Kim Givens with 143; and third place, Verna Knishka with 147. Low Net First place, Lynn Martin with 100; second place, Kay Kalusniak with 103; and third place, Bonnie Ponsford with 107. Flight C Low Gross First place, Jan Mann with 153; second place, Dee Block with 154; and third place, Doris Weeks with 160. Low Net First place, Mary Malone with 93; second place, Clara Wiseman with 96; and third place, Pat Asmus with 104. Low Putts: Wanda Jones with 60; second place, Lynn Martin with 62; and third place, Dee Block with 63. The men's league played a flighted, low gross, low net tournament. A Flight Low Gross First place, Art Schmeltz with 125; second place, Ron Hesson with 126; and third place, Claude Cash with 130. Low Net First place, Art Schmeltz with 97. Tying for second/third/fourth places were Ron Hesson, Claude Cash and John Simmons with 106 each. B Flight Low Gross First place, Pete McNamee with 137; and second place, Bob Knishka with 139. Tying for third/fourth places were Ken Colyer and Rex Simmons with 141 each. Low Net First place, Bob Knishka with 103. Tying for second/third/fourth places were Pete McNamee, Rex Simmons and Jim Lynch with 107 each. C Flight Low Gross First place, Ott Wegner with 132. Tying for second/third places were Don Boulton and Ernie Hall with 145 each. Low Net First place, Ott Wegner with 94. Tying for second/third places were Don Boulton and Ernie Hall with 105 each.PinecrestThe Men's Association played a team and individual Pro-Am Points event Wednesday, March 23, with Cliff Skeans, Tom Rockola, Ted Turmel and J.W. McCamic winning the team side with +15. Kayle Hinkle, Dick Bouchard, Bob Tefft and Wayne Courson took second with a +10 total. Individually, Hinkle won A Division with +6 ahead of Skean's +5 and Rockola took B Division with +7 over Ray Smith's +6. Turmel had +7 in C Division as did Chick Regan to win D Division ahead of Bob Colandrea and Bob Fowler, who tied for second with +5 apiece.Placid LakesThe Men's Association played a One Best Ball event Wednesday, March 23, and saw a two-way tie broken by matching of cards to declare a winner. The team of John Rosettis, David Moiles, Dick McArdle and Bill Lockwood's -17 turned out to be a tad www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 3B TO ADVERTISE ON THIS PAGE CALL ANGI 386-5626 Located Inside Inn On The Lakes Hotel € 3100 Golfview Rd. € Sebring, FL863-314-0348 FREE BEERWith Purchase of Appetizer or Entree! 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Page 4BNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com Saturday March 26, 10 a.m. Alafia River Lithia S prings Park The Alafia River is a narr ow, twisting trail with large o ak, cypress and cedar trees t hat line the banks and form a c anopy overhead. The Alafia is a fairly swift r iver, especially for central F lorida, and some small shoals are exposed in low water creating small rapids. We will meet at Lithia Springs Park and shuttle you to the launch site at Alderman Ford Park. This is a full day trip with approximately 3 1/2 4 hrs of paddling time including a break for lunch. Sunday March 27, 4 p.m. Sunset Tour Arbuckle Creek/ Istokpoga Park We will meet and launch from the boat ramp on Lake Istokpoga Park off of Hwy 98 in Sebring. This is a late afternoon (sunset) trip with approximately 2 1/2 hours of paddling. Ideal for beginners and first-timers as well as seasoned paddlers. Trips are $39 per person (single or tandem), $19 for those bringing their own kayaks. All reservations must be confirmed via phone or email 24 hrs prior to the trip. Sebring Kayak Tours reserves the right to cancel tours that don't have the minimum amount of participants. Two more Kayak Tours trips on tap Special to the News-SunAVON PARK SFCC A thleticswill host a Two D ay Fun Sport Selection c amp on Thursday and F riday, June 9 and 10 for g irls and boys aged 6-16. Each day the camp runs f rom 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with c ampers choosing their own sport, whether it is Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball or Soccer. During the morning portion each day, campers will stretch, do plyometrics, agility drills, work on strength and flexibility, learn arm and body care and get introduced to the Fitness Center. Lunch is then provided with the campers then delving into the sport they chose and wrapping it up with activities in the SFCC pool. Registration and check-in from 8:15-8:55 a.m., and preregistration is not necessary as walk-ups are accepted. The rate for one day is $50 and $95 for both days. The camp will be aministered by SFCC head and assistant coaches, with help from SFCC student-athletes. For questions or more information, contact Camp Director and SFCC Athletic Director Rick Hitt at 7847036. South Florida Panther Fun Camps Gobourne then drove her i n with a single, but was t hrown out trying to advance t o second. With two out now, C heyenne Wise and Ashley W ells each got plunked b efore Michelle Hunter drove W ise in and an error allowed W ells to score the tying run, s ending the game to extra i nnings. The Devils took the lead b ack in the eighth on a J ohntavia Perry RBI, though P erry was thrown out on the b asepaths trying to advance, l eaving Stoll's following h ome run to be a solo shot a nd getting the lead to 11-9. But a weary Dragon squad h ad one more burst in it as W eber-Callahan doubled to l ead off the bottom of the e ighth. Test brought her in with a single to cut the lead to 11-10 before a Corley double brought Test in to tie it. Gobourne then singled to move Corley to third and Wells ended when her shot into the right-center field gap found turf and Corley's foot found home plate. "The girls were tired after a tense game Monday night," Cheshire said. "The intensity was pretty high in both dugouts, but we told the girls, if you want it you're going to have to take it. And they took it." Lake Placid has an extra day to savor the come-frombehind win before traveling to Frostproof Friday night as do the Devils have a chance to continue their improved play Friday at McKeel. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Avon Park's bats were booming, such as this RBI double from Cheyenne Mills, but in the end it wasn't quite enough to overtake Lake Placid Tuesday night. LP takes win in extras better than the -17 brought in by Bruce Miseno, Cody Coates and Darrell Horney. Bob McMillian, Taft Green and Darrell Gardner teamed up to shoot a -16, but also found themselves tied with the foursome of John Goble, Frank Fisher, Bud Snyder and Jim Hays before the match of cards gave third place to McMillian's men. Goble had closest to the pin when he knocked it to within 5feet, 2-inches on #11.River GreensThe Men's Association played a Men's Day event on Saturday, March 19. The winners were: Front Nine First place, Harold Plagens and Leo Persails with 56; and second place, Don McDonald and John Van Slooten with 61. Tying for third/fourth/fifth places were Dick Sherman and Butch Smith; Larry Roy and J.R. Messier; Johnny Wehunt and Cliff Steele with 63 each. Back Nine First place, Bill Mountford and Bob Stevens with 64; and second place, Lefty St. Pierre and Vince Boever with 66. Tying for third/fourth/fifth places were Neil Purcell and Leo Persails; Ken Brunswick and Keith Kincer; Bob Streeter and Gerry Page. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Cliff Steele, 9-feet-2-inches; and No. 5, Jim Anderson, 7-feet-9-inches; No. 12, Gerry Page, 8-feet9-inches; and No. 17, Cliff Aubin, 10-feet. A morning scramble was played Friday, March 18. Winning first place was the team of Cliff Steele, Jack Sayre, Kenny and Carolyn Brunswick. An afternoon scramble was played on Friday, March 18. Winning first place was the team of Dr. C. Seralde, Paul Barcinas, Dick Sherman, Laura Smutnick, Peggy Wehunt and John Yoder with 15-under; and second place, Rhonda and Len Westdale, Don Garver, Tom Stewart, Rosie Clifford and Aurel Mack with 10-under. The Morrison Group played a game on Thursday, March 17. The winners were: First place, Romy Febre and David Kelly with minus-13; second place, Tom Morway and Joe Graf with minus-11; and third place, J.R. Messier and Jim Cercy with minus-10. The Ladies Association played a Pro-Am Tournament on Thursday, March 17. Winning first place was the team of Annie Kozak, Nancy Long and Carol Long with plus8.5; second place, Marybeth Carby, Betty Leblanc and Fran Neil with plus-6; and third place, Bev Rudd, Karen Speaker, Carole McClay and Anne Kelly with plus-4. Individual winners were: First place, Marybeth Carby with plus-7.5; and second place, Anne Kelly with plus-6. Third place, Annie Kozak and Fran Smith with plus-4 each. The Men's Association played a Pro-Am Tournament on Wednesday, March 16. Winning first place was the team of Bob Stevens, Ken Koon and David Kelly with plus-8.5; and second place, Jim Anderson, Hank Wunderlich and Johnny Wehunt with plus6.5. Tying for third/fourth places were John Van Slooten, Gil Heier and Cliff Steele; Neil Purcell, Bill Mountford, Jim Cercy and Leo Persails with plus-3.5 each. Individual winners were: A Flight (27-over): First place, David Kelly with plus-4.5; and second place, Jim Anderson with plus-4. B Flight (23-25): First place, Ed Mosser with plus-8; and second place, Ken Koon with plus-4. C Flight (1822): First place, Hank Wunderlich with plus-7; tying for second/third places were Frank Conroy and Leo Persails with plus-3.5 each. D Flight (17-under): First place, Joe Graf with plus-4.5; and second place, Glenn Nelson.SpringLakeOn Wednesday, March 23, the SpringLake Women's Association played a Low Gross/Low Net Flighted Tournament on the Cougar Trail Course. Low Gross winners in Flights A D were:Rebecca Shatney 79; Linda Pfleger 78; Sharon Warner 93 and Joann Deweese 93 respectively. The Low Net winner in Flight A was Yvonne Hennen 65; Flight B wasDonna Ryan 64; Flight C was Boni Berg 68 and Flight D winner was Kay Baxter with 63. On Tuesday, March 22, the Spring Lake Mens Golf Association held a "ABCD 4man Team Net" tournament in which each teamincluded an A, B, C and D ranked player. All four scores were added together, net of handicap, to determine the winner over 18 holes. The event was played on the newly reorganized Cougar Trail course. The winning team, led by Gary Behrendt, included Gerry Esty, Leon Van, and Richie Eastep.They posted a net 260 strokes. Second place was taken by the team of Bart Rath, Dwight Demitz, Gene Hearn, and Jim Foote with 269 strokes. Third place went to Bill Lawens, Charlie Keniston, Dale Stevens, and John Schoeder, who scored a net 275 strokes. Continued from 3B Golf scores from around the county f eet, 5 inches for another B lue Streak win. Devontra Flemming won t he boys triple jump, going 4 1-feet, 5-inches, for a Green D ragon win, and Sebring took b oth sides of the pole vault w ith Alexandra Blackman and A drion Khan clearing 8 and 1 3 feet, respectively. The high jumps went to L ady Streak Tara O'Berry a nd Lake Placid's Flemming a nd the Blue Streak foursome o f Hannah Schroeder, Cassandra Marentes, Emily Smith and Taylor Tubbs won the 4X800 relay. Destiny McCartney took first in both the 100and 300-meter hurdles for Sebring with Avon Park picking up wins from Angelique Ligon in the girls 100-meter dash and Travious Knight in the boys side of the event. Tubbs took the 1,600meter win for the Streaks while Zakia Hart, Jasmine Wilson, Takeisha Williams and Ligon won the 4X100 relay for the Lady Devils. Sebring saw Donovan White win the 400 and Flemming got his third win for the Dragons in the 300meter hurdles. Two more Blue Streak wins came in the 800-meter run with Schroeder winning for the girls and David Scheck for the boys. Ligon and Knight made the 100-meter dash Red Devil wins while Tubbs took the 3,200 for Sebring and Dalton Shelton won the boys side of the event for Lake Placid. And just like the final result, the Lady Blue Streaks won the final event, the 4X400, with Tamra McMahon, Christina Gourley, Deidre Shankle and Peyton Todd finishing in 4:49.07 and the Red Devils winning the boys side, courtesy of Michael Rhoden, Jeff Satine, Akub Antoine and Darius Williams'time of 3:48.34. Continued from 1B Track meet sees wins for Devils, Dragons, Streaks By LAUREN WELBORN Special to the News-SunSEBRING Improvement is the name of the game for the Lady Blue Streak softball players lately. They have battled quite a few injuries and some roster changes, but so far have been getting better each and every game. Aprime example of this was shown on the diamond Tuesday night as they topped Ridge 10-4. "Last game, we were a little too confident and made the game much closer than it should have been," explains coach Joe Sinness. "However, the girls came ready to play and started the game strong." One of those rallying hits included a Taryn O'Bannon double to left field, which brought in the two runs th at would peak and sett le Sebring's lead. Sebring would shut dow n any further hopes the Bo lts might have had to increa se their score. In the last four innings of play, only two singles and a walk were allowed, and a ll other batters were quick ly turned away by the firin g arm of starter Haley Pack "We were really hittin g the ball well in the secon d inning, which is encoura ging," Sinness added. "I a m really looking forward to what the rest of our seaso n has in store. We keep th is up, and I know we'll go far ." The Streaks travel to pl ay Winter Haven on Frid ay and hope to continue th is progress, keeping both the ir bats and tight defen se rolling. Lady Streaks blast Bolts

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Special to the News-SunSEBRING SunTrust d onated $5,000 to the Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter Foundation for its H eart & Vascular Center c ampaign. This donation is t he second gift given as part o f SunTrust's four-year p ledge of $20,000 for the g rowth and development of c ardiac care in the Heartland. In March 2009, Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter's Heart & Vascular C enter transformed cardiac h ealth care in the Heartland c ommunity when it began the f irst local Cardiac A ngioplasty Program, which i ncludes an interventional c atheterization lab. The program continues to g row today with an expert t eam of physicians including i nterventional cardiologists, D r. Roger Wittum and Dr. P hillip Jones; Dr. Alan B ennie, interventional radiolo gist; and Dr. Myron St. L ouis, vascular surgeon. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 5B 130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, Florida863-385-3497Mon. Fri. 9am 4pm Closed Wednesdays 100% INVISIBLE100% amazing Largest American made hearing aid company The only 100% custom, invisible, digital and fully programmable hearing aid. Deep Canal aid with Comfort Fit Designed to be removed daily to promote better ear health Virtually no whistling or buzzing Natural sounding Custom designed for your ear Works great on the phone Full Service Automotive Center Clint CoolOwner/Technician Over 15 Years Exp. ASE/Factory Certi“ed4320 US 27 North € Sebring HONESTY WITH A SMILEŽ Coupon Required EXPIRES 3/31/11 Coupon Required EXPIRES 3/31/11 Coupon Required EXPIRES 3/31/11CHECK ENGINE LIGHT DIAGNOSISFREENot valid with any other offer.ROTATE & BALANCE FOR LIFEFREEWith purchase of 4 new tires. Not valid with any other offer.BRAKE INSPECTIONFREENot valid with any other offer. 5005 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL 33872863-386-1060 Care You Can Trust, Service You DeserveŽ € Secured Memory Care Unit € Now Accepting Medicaid Diversion € Respite Care € Independent Living € Assisted Living HEALTHYLIVING Special to the News-SunSEBRING Tampa resident Sara Diaz has had her sight restored by Sebring ophthalmologist T. Hunter Newsom, M.D. of Sebring's Newsom Eye & Laser Center, after losing it as a result of airbag-related eye injuries incurred in a July 2010 auto accident. Life was business as usual for Diaz, 63, prior to July 24, 2010. It was on that date that she was involved in a violent car accident that would change her life forever. Diaz was being driven by her husband Ismael when she reached into the floorboard for her purse as they entered an intersection. In that instant they were broadsided by another driver who had ran the adjacent stop sign. When the accident settled there was blood pouring from Sara's eyes. Her airbag had deployed at close range to her face and impacted her with such violent force that she sustained extensive eye injuries, the most significant of which included hemorrhaging of the blood vessels in the back of her eye, an inflamed iris and bluntforce cataracts. In the months following the accident Diaz's vision continued to deteriorate to the point that she went blind. Almost six months after the accident a family friend referred her to Newsom Eye and Laser Center to see Dr. Newsom, an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and LASIK surgery. Newsom said, "By the time Sara came to see me she was completely blind as a result of her injuries. She went from being able to drive, read and function as usual to struggling to recognize objects held inches from her face." To describe her injuries Newsom uses a trampoline analogy "The crystalline lens inside of the eye is suspended in place by fibrous strands called zonules. These zonules can be thought of as the springs that suspend the mat of a trampoline. Now picture what a trampoline would look like if an elephant stepped onto it the springs suspending the trampoline would stretch well beyond their normal function. Once that elephant stepped off of the trampoline the springs would be tattered and stretched beyond repair to the point that they could no longer hold the mat in place. "This is essentially the effect that the blunt-force of the airbag impact had on Sara. The crystalline lens in her eye, which is respons ible for providing focus an d clarity of sight, was n o longer held tightly in pla ce by the tattered and to rn zonules and the lens h ad turned completely white." Newsom continues, "H er lens was complete ly opaque, like that of a car 's windshield fogged ove r. The combination of the se two factors complete ly impaired her ability to see ." Newsom set out to restore her ability to foc us as well as return clarity to Diaz's vision lost by t he formation of cataracts ass ociated with the blunt-for ce trauma to her eye. Blun tforce cataracts differ fro m traditional, age-relat ed cataracts, in that they occ ur unnaturally and suddenly as the result of intense traum a experienced within the ey e. After a thorough evalu ation by Newsom, a surgic al plan was put in place to recover her vision. Newso m explains, "My plan f or restoring her sight call ed for using an advanced for m of cataract surgery invol ving the remov al of her damag ed natural lenses an d the insertion of artificial le ns implants." Newsom h as been practicing in Tampa an d Sebring sin ce completing h is residency in Ophthalmo logy at the University of Iowa, one of the country 's top programs in ophtha lmology, where he serves as a lifetime visiting professo r. In that time he has pe rformed tens of thousands of cataract surgeries in ev en the most challengin g patients. But Diaz's situ ation was different given t he extent of the injuries to h er internal eye. Over the course of tw o weeks in January, Newso m performed several proc edures on Diaz. Utilizing a combination of advance d, modern, surgical techniqu es and specialized instrume ntation, Newsom was able to stabilize her eyes so that t he cataracts could be safe ly removed and replaced wi th the artificial lens implants The recovery tim e involved in this type of pr ocedure can vary. Howeve r, the next day Diaz and h er husband attended her pos toperative appointment wi th tears of joy her sight h ad been restored. Diaz said, "Today m y sight is better than ev en before the accident. I c an see clearer than before t he accident and can read t he tiniest print. God used D r. Newsom to fix my eyes an d I will forever be grateful to him and the staff at Newsom Eye for giving m e my life back." Sebring doctor restores sight of airbag injury victim God used Dr. Newsom to fix my eyes.'SARADIAZ patient Courtesy photo Robin Scheck, SunTrust assistant vice president and branch manager (second from left) presents a $5,000 check to Jamie Bateman, Foundation executive director, Dr. Roger Wittum, interventional cardiologist, and Art Wilcoxon, FHHMC Heart & Vascular Center administrative director (far right). SunTrust donates $5,000 to Florida Hospital's Heart & Vascular Center Florida Hospital offers Childbirth classesSEBRING Florida Hospital H eartland Division's Women's Center o ffers Childbirth Education Classes as p art of its Family Life Series. This is a six-part class designed to h elp you learn what to expect during l abor and delivery, including comfort m easures, pain medications and epidur als, how to support the laboring w oman and how to lessen your chances o f a cesarean birth. Breastfeeding class a nd hospital tour included. Students s hould bring two pillows and a beach t owel or blanket to each class. Course fee is $40. Register in A dmitting at Florida Hospital H eartland, or online at www.fhheartl and.org. Classes have been scheduled for W ednesdays, March 30 through May 4, f rom 6:30-9 p.m., at Florida Hospital H eartland in Sebring on Sun N Lake Boulevard. Call Jill Jernigan at 402-3258 for information. Community outreach events Ace Homecare community outreach events for the coming week include: Monday 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun 'N Lake Boulevard, Sebring. Tuesday 9 a.m., Health Fair, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring Friday 8 a.m., Health Fair, Sebring Village, Schumacher Road, Sebring; 9 a.m., Health Fair, Highland Village, Villa Road, Sebring.Better Breathers meet todaySEBRING The American Lung Association's Better Breathers Club is a lung health support club for adults with lung disease, and their families and friends. The club offers educational information on COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, sleep apnea, and other lung diseases. Different speakers are featured at each meeting. Topics range from living with lung diseases, equipment use, managing and coping with your disease, and more. The meeting is facilitated by Carol Watson, RRT. The next meeting is at noon today in Conference Room 3, second floor at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring, on Sun 'N Lake Boulevard. This month's speaker is Sue Beson, Tai-Chi instructor. She will discuss how Tai-Chi can help those with COPD. Beson and others will demonstrate simple Tai-Chi movements. Ahealthy snack and beverage will be provided. For more information about the support group, call Mike Napper at 402-3450. Snapshots By CARLAK. JOHNSON APMedical WriterCHICAGO Women o ften find it somewhat myst erious to do a breast exam. It a lso can be mysterious to m edical students, says a C hicago researcher who has a $ 1.8 million federal grant to d esign the first physical test t o measure how well future d octors examine breasts by t ouch and find possible canc ers. Using plastic models of b reasts embedded with datac apturing sensors and simul ated tumors, Dr. Carla Pugh o f Northwestern University F einberg School of Medicine i s zeroing in on how to measu re a medical student's abilit y to tell the difference b etween a cancerous lump a nd a benign cyst. Medical students'handso n skills in breast palpation a ren't tested in their licensing e xam. Pugh hopes her r esearch will change that. She says doctors don't w ant to talk about it, but they a ll know a colleague who's m issed a cancer during a b reast exam, or they've missed one themselves. Pugh, 45, is a surgeon with a doctorate in education and a patent in sensor technology. Her team includes experts in mechanical engineering, computer science, statistics and medical education. "What if there were a test and you had to meet a minimum level of proficiency before you could do breast exams and say you're competent?" she asks. That might lead to better exams and more accurate diagnoses, she says. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against teaching women how to do breast self-exams, finding little evidence they reduce breast cancer death rates. The task force didn't give doctors'breast exams a ringing endorsement either, saying the techniques used aren't standardized enough, but can detect a large proportion of cancers if done well. Many groups, including the American Cancer Society, still recommend women get regular breast exams from their doctors. Testing med students' breast exam skills with a sophisticated simulator would be an important advance, says Dr. James Gordon, who directs the Gilbert Program in Medical Simulation at Harvard Medical School. He's not involved in Pugh's research. Simulators used in medical education have been rapidly evolving over the past decade, Gordon says. The newest models are fitted with sensors that can give students feedback on whether they're doing an exam properly or not. These tools may ultimately improve patient safety by giving medical students repeated learning experiences with a wider variety and number of cases than they might happen to encounter in real patients, although working with real human beings will continue to be at the core of medical education, Gordon says. Familiar with another Pugh device, a pelvic exam simulator, Gordon says Pugh's work is at the forefront of the field. "She's at the cutting edge and does some of best work in the world in creating and validating simulators that students and medical professionals could use," Gordon says. No clowning is tolerated in Pugh's lab. The current prototype, a disembodied plastic breast hooked by wires to a computer, modestly wears a blue cloth covering when "she's" not being examined. "Because it's a human being," Pugh explains when asked about the covering. "She's sitting there on the table with her breast exposed, so when we're not examining her we cover her. It's a habit that we've formed." Breast exam skills aren't tested in the current U.S. medical licensing exam, says Dr. Stephen Clyman of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a co-sponsor of the test that's the entryway to the medical profession. Clyman directs the board's Center for Innovation, which investigates how new technology might be used. Future docs may have to pass new breast exam test GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCEƒ

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Page 6BNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com Some Risks Are Worth Taking. Your Health Isnt One of Them. First, 32 people die every day of skin cancer in the USA. Second, most skin cancer deaths are preventable. Therefore, forgiveness is the chance to prevent skin cancer with a Dermatology skin exam. Therefore, forgiveness is the Lord offering you free will to not be a statistic. SAVE YOUR OWN LIFE. OR LET US DO IT FOR YOU.Darrin A. Rotman, M. D. Julie L. Iellimo, P. A. C. Jennifer A. Wolf, P. A. C.863-386-0786Darrin A. Rotman, M.D. Lakeshore Car Wash 991USHwy27NorthSebring (863) 471-9274 LubeOil&Filter $22. 95 YourFullService Wash&DetailCenterŽ HEALTHYLIVING Summertime is nearly here and so are sunny days spent splashing in pools and relaxing on the beach. As many vacationers know, summer can cause some extra wear and tear on the body. Educated consumers usually protect themselves by purchasing sunscreen, lip protectants and sunglasses. But many will forget to look after the two most important and neglected parts of the body the feet. Here are some key tips on how to protect yourself, especially your feet, from salt water, sand and other summer scares: Remember to apply sunscreen to the feet, especially the tops and fronts of ankles. Don't forget to reapply if you're in the water. When out of the water, wash and dry feet thoroughly, especially between the toes. Clean, dry feet resist disease. Take special care of toenails, which are especially vulnerable around damp areas. Injury to the nail bed may make it more susceptible to infection so see your podiatrist at first sign of discoloration or infection. To avoid toe and ankle injuries, wear shoes that are specific to the activity or sport you're participating in. Never play Frisbee in sandals and be sure to wear boots or sturdy shoes when working outside or mowing the lawn. Give yourself plenty of time to break in new shoes before going on trips where you'll be doing lots of walking. When trying on new shoes, make sure you have on the same socks you plan on wearing with them. When in the ocean, be cautious of jellyfish that often bite at feet and ankles and sharp coral that can cut the undersides of feet. Keeping sandals or water shoes on at all times is a good idea to prevent stings, cuts and other injuries. Watch out for prickly sea urchin spines when taking walks on the beach. Avoid walking barefoot; wear an old pair of running shoes or sandals to protect yourself from jagged rocks, shells, spines and debris that could float ashore. And most importantly, swim, walk and enjoy the summer. Walking is the best form of exercise for your feet and swimming is a great alternative for those suffering from tendonitis and plantar fasciitis, which can make other types of exercise painful. So before heading to the beach or going on vacation, be sure to lather up with sunscreen and check up on your feet. Summertime activities can be especially harmful and any foot problems should be evaluated and treated by your podiatrist. Dr. Joni Jones is a podiatrist in Sebring. Call 382-3228, stop by her office at 206 West Center Avenue, Sebring or mail to P.O. Box 1719, Sebring,Fl, 33871 Summer foot care tips By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressGENEVA More than two mill ion people will contract a form of t uberculosis by 2015 that is difficult t o treat, the World Health O rganization said Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands worldw ide will die from multi-drugr esistant strains of tuberculosis during that period unless greater efforts are made to properly diagnose all patients and provide them with correct medication, said Mario Raviglione, the director of WHO's Stop TB department The warning came as an alliance of international health groups laid out their multi-billion-dollar plan to contain the spread of tuberculosis, a bacterial disease that usually affects the lungs. "Overall progress is being made, but the response is far from sufficient given the MDR-TB threat that the world is facing," Raviglione said. "The commitments by some countries are too slow off the mark, or simply stalled." Some countries in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union are successfully reducing infection rates with aggressive detection and treatment programs, Raviglione said. But elsewhere the lack of proper screening for MDR-TB means many sufferers are going undiagnosed, let alone properly treated, increasing the risk that they will spread the disease to others. Giving patients with multi-dru gresistant TB the wrong medicatio n risks creating an even more dange rous form of tuberculosis call ed extensive drug-resistant TB. WH O estimates that some 25,000 peop le are contracting XDR-TB each yea r, requiring more expensive and tox ic drugs with less chance of surviva l. WHO: More than 2 million will get resistant TB by 2015 Foot Care Dr. Joni Jones Metro Services When you apply sunscreen, don't forget to protect the tops of your feet. DearReaders: The loss of life and devastation in Japan is horrific, and the effects of the nuclear crisis will last many years. You may need to protect yourself so today I'm offering ways to help you because radiation poisoning is dangerous. It comes with heavy metal burdens, think strontium, cesium and uranium, not just the classic metals you know of like aluminum, mercury, lead and arsenic. Once absorbed, these metals permanently damage all your organs, especially the heart, brain, reproductive organs, nervous system and thyroid gland. Here are options to help pull metals out of the body and improve detoxification, in no particular order: Zeolite This is a clay that helps the body get rid of heavy metals, radiation, and other stored toxins that hide in the body. Many brands sold nationwide at health food stores. Pectasol Chelation Complex by Econugenics Capsules derived from citrus pectin and sodium alginate (from seaweed). This product gently removes heavy metals binding them, and other toxins from your intestines. After the Chernobyl disaster, pectin reduced radioactivity among children with elevated readings by more than 50 percent. Sold in some health food stores and online. Spirulina Pacifica by Nutrex-Hawaii Apowerful antidote of sorts. This blue-green algae could reduce urine radioactivity levels by up to 50 percent in 20 days according to a 1993 report. The Institute of Radiation Medicine concluded "Use of spirulina decreases radioaction dose load received from food contaminated with Cesium137 and Strontium-90." Being a superfood, it also provides nourishment if you don't have real food to eat. Hawaiian spirulina is sold at health food stores and online. Iodine It's most useful in the early stages of exposure. Oral supplements of iodine are clean out nationwide, but kelp is a source that may still be available. You can get yo ur iodine from food sources, like nori (thin, dried seaweed sheets used in sushi ), sea vegetables like arame kelp and hijike. Eat sea weed (like wakame) and natural salts like Celtic, Himalayan and Alaea salt Detoxamin by World Health Products These are suppositories that con tain EDTA, a chelating agent that has been clinically proven to remove a broad range of toxic meta ls from the body. Adult and pediatric dosages availabl e. Sold online or from a doc tor's office and more info rmation at detoxamin.com Beta Glucan An extract from the amazing medicinal Maitake mushrooms, beta glucan has long been prized for its ability to protect and restore health after you'v e taken radiation or chemo. Sold by many brand name s nationwide. American Ginseng It's a stress buster that co ntains ginsenosides and polysaccharide glycans. A study published in May 2010 suggests ginseng ha s radioprotective effects on human lymphocytes. It scavenges free radicals (toxins). Sold nationwide at health food stores by various companies. NAC This nutrien t is N-acetylcysteine, and i n the body it forms glutathione inside the cell, where you want it! Glutathione is a master antioxidant. Get NAC sup plements or get this amin o acid from protein shakes like whey, rice or hemp. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist' and Real Solutions.' For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. How to protect yourself after possible radiation exposure Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Special to the News-SunGAINESVILLE R ubbing or massaging is o ften an instinctive r esponse to pain. Now r esearchers have found t hat another kind of touch, v ibration, can also help r educe certain types of p ain by more than 40 perc ent. The researchers are e ncouraged by the p rospect that vibration t herapies could bring pillf ree pain relief to chronic s ufferers. "The vibration truly r epresents an analgesic e ffect," said Roland S taud, M.D, a professor of r heumatology and clinical i mmunology in the U niversity of Florida C ollege of Medicine. "This is exciting b ecause it is something t hat provides pain relief t hat is not associated with g reat cost." Naturally occurring m echanisms help to blunt t he severity of pain signals s ent to the brain, but e ffectiveness of those syst ems varies from person to p erson, and in some peop le they fail altogether. To study chronic pain, o ne therapy that r esearchers use, ironically, i s to subject individuals to p ain of a different kind. T he treatment is somew hat effective, but has its d ownside. The UF researchers d ecided to see how well a l ess painful kind of therap y might work. First, they applied paini nducing heat to the forea rms of participants, some o f whom had fibromyalg ia, some of whom had h ead and neck pain and s ome who were pain free. The researchers then u sed a special motor to d eliver a high-frequency v ibration to the skin and d eep tissues of the arm to s ee whether that would r elieve the pain caused by t he heat. It did. All three groups of p atients experienced 40 p ercent reduction in pain w hen the vibration was a pplied. "This is the first time a n onpainful stimulus has b een found to have such a n effect in fibromyalgia p atients," Staud said. Vibration helps reduce chronic pain APMedical WriterCHICAGO Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially in middle age. People who exercise regularly have a much smaller risk of having a heart attack immediately after sexual or physical activity, said lead author Dr. Issa Dahabreh of Tufts Medical Center in Boston. "It would be really bad if someone thought our paper means people should not exercise," Dahabreh said. "If anything, it's the opposite." The analysis, appearing in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, combined results from 14 studies involving more than 6,000 patients. The studies involved only people who'd had heart attacks or had died suddenly from a heart problem. The studies looked at what the people were doing during the hour or two before their heart attacks and compared that to the same people's activity on normal days with no major heart problems. Study shows sex can be heart attack trigger for couch potatoes

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Page 8BNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sunthat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSunat 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. For information contact 840-0152. Pastor Larry Carmody. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. "Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth." Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site,www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Jared Hewitt, youth minister; and Joy Loomis, music director. Regular Sunday schedule: 8:30 a.m. Orchestra rehearsal; 9 a.m. Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Morning Worship; 11 a.m. Children's Church; 4 p.m. Evening Service. Tuesday schedule: 8-10 a.m., basic computer class/Sonshine House; 7-9 p.m. conversational English and citizenship classes/Sonshine House. Regular Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m. Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer; 6 p.m. Adult Choir Practice; 6:30 p.m. children's choir rehearsals; 7 p.m. children's mission groups. Call 4536681 for details. Primera Mision Bautista, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, Johnattan Soltero, Pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 10 a.m., Bible Study; 11 a.m., Worship Service. Wednesday schedule: 7 p.m., Bible study. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Children's Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing God's Heart and Sharing God's Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Email: www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and women's prayer breakfast is at 8 a.m. every Wednesday, both at the Family Restaurant. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the "Place to discover God's love." For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; Rev. Joe Delph, minister of youth and activities. Contemporary Service, 8:30 a.m.; Group Bible Studies, 9:45 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 11 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mother's Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Children's Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) "Where the old fashion gospel is preached." Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the "Son" always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor; Aaron Snider, Youth Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 5:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. Anursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Office phone, 385-0752. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695. CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English; 6 p.m., Life Teen Mass. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049. www.stcathe. com. Very Rev. JosŽ Gonz‡lez, V.F. Masses Saturday Vigil, 3:30 and 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Spanish Mass, noon; Sunday Family Mass, 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center). Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Confession: every Friday 5-7 p.m., every Saturday 9-11 a.m. and 2:30-3:15 p.m., first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment. Enroll your students today for Catholic School grades Pre-K3 through 5th grade. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lord's Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; "Building God's Kingdom for Everyone." "Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life!" "Alive and Worth the Drive!" Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is "Jesus is First at First Christian Church."Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Ray Culpepper, Family Life Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Children's Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures'by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S Pine St., Sebring, FL33870 Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m .; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:3 0 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Chris t, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, F L 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts Sunday Worship Services, 10:3 0 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilitie s are available at every service. Bibl e Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. an d Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centere d classes for all ages. Church phone : 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church o f Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkwa y, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. W e would like to extend an invitatio n for you and your family to visit wit h us here at Sebring Parkway. Ou r hours of service are: Sunday Bibl e Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worshi p Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evenin g Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesda y Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazaren e of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118 ., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W Main St. Randall Rupert, Pasto r. Sunday: Sunday school begins a t 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning wo rship at 10:45 a.m.; and evenin g service at 6 p.m. Wednesda y evening service is at 7 p.m. wit h special services for children an d adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) an d Ladies ministries. If you need an y more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlak e Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852 Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Mornin g worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children an d youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christia n Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17 A North (truck route), AvonPark Presenting Jesus Christ as th e answer for time and eternit y. Sunday morning worship service 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided Junior Church activities at sam e time for K-6 grade. Sunday Schoo l Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m (Transportation available.) Sunda y evening praise and worship serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m. Children an d youth activities at 7 p.m Wednesday. Everyone is welcome please come worship with us. Do n Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phon e 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION A tonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING The Third Sunday i n Lent worship service will be led b y the Rev. Jefferson Cox with H oly Eucharist. Midweek Lenten Service, March 1 6 through April 13: Start with s oup, sandwich and pie supper at 5 :30 p.m. Service of The Word at 6 :15 p.m., led by Lois Hess, Ed G raff and Ron Fitzpatrick. Jim H elwig will be the organist. The L itany's will be titled "Affirming T he Ash Heap," a series comparing J esus and Job. Why do bad things h appen to good people? Bible study and discussion T hursdays at 10 a.m. led by Sharon P almer. Program on "Identity Theft" will b e presented on April 2 at 11 a.m., b y Michael Noel in the fellowship h all. Luncheon will follow the p resentation. The program is open t o members as well as the general p ublic. A von Park Church of ChristAVON PARK "The No. 1 S upport System" (Ephesians 4:151 6) will be the message presented b y Larry Roberts, minister. The Sunday evening service will b e a Bible study from the book of P salms. Avon Park Church of Christ is at 2 00 S. Forest Ave. Call 453-4692.Christ Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK The Third Sunday in Lent Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled "Because God, Said So!" Wednesday Midweek Lenten Devotions begin at 6 p.m. with a soup and sandwich supper. The Rev. Ben Schroeder will preach on "The Miraculous Raising Saints from Death." For more information, call 471-2663 or search the Internet for christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church SEBRING Associate Minister Casey L. Downing will bring the message titled "Possessed By Vision: Part 2" at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews. Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Asend-off concert for Grace Harmony, just one of the wonderful travelling music ministries, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. This will mark the beginning of their 2011 Journey for Jesus and will feature music from their new CD "Walking in His Way." After the concert, members will enjoy refreshments and fellowship in the Agape Center.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, "The Lord Among Us," with Scripture from Exodus 17:1-7. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.First Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID Pastor Darryl George will preach the sermon titled "Trading My (Cup) Sorrows!" with regards to Luke 22:1-6. There will be no Sunday evening service. The Hands of Christ Food Ministry will distribute food to the needy at 5 p.m. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper Avenues in Placid Lakes. For more information, call 465-5126 from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday or e-mail the church at placidlakes@hotmail.com.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.AVON PARK On Sunday, the pastor's sermon is titled "God's Power" based on Psalm 139:13-18. Maxine Johnson, adult teacher, continues the study of David in II Samuel chapter 11, which tells the story of David and Bathsheba. Wendy Garcia teaches the youth class and discusses issues of today and how the Bible instructs us. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call 453-3242.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave., Sebring Hills Clubhouse. Tuesday at 7 p.m. is The Future Revealed What's on the Revelation time line? "The Unhol y Three." Class provided for children. Call (863) 447-3431. Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be th e annual celebration, "AGrace Encounter:" Guest speaker will be Roger Meadows. Live ustream now available at www.ustream.tv then enter gracepointe in the search box.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moore's sermon this week will be "End Times" with Scripture from Matthew 24:32-44. Communion i s offered during the service weekly Service will also include Gayle Brockett and Walle Woodworth singing "In an Upper Room," Flossi Moore singing "Going Home Forever;" and the Heartlan d Singers will sing "Beyond the Cross." The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behin d Publix); phone number 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID The general theme for Sunday's Worship services is "He Chose the Nails." The church is at 500 Kent Ave. RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Friday's paper. Submit items to the News-Sun'sfrom 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. Continued on page 9B Church News

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the R edeemer .Service time is 9:30 w ith Holy Communion. Coffee hour f ollowing services. Newcomers w elcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail r edeemer1895@aol.com Web site: r edeemeravon.com. The church is a t 839 Howe's Way, Avon Park ( two miles north of Sun 'N Lake B oulevard, across from Wells D odge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy E ucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy E ucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek s ervice on Wednesday at 6 p.m. S unday School for all ages at 9 a .m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. u ntil 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. s ervice ends. Wednesday: Adult B ible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are a lways welcome. The Rev. Jim K urtz, rector. Church office 3857 649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake P lacid, FL33852. Phone: 4650 051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, R ector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 1 0:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday e vening: Holy Communion with H ealing Service, 6:15 p.m. Child c are available at the 8 a.m. and 1 0:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come s ee what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 T hunderbird Road, (863) 8350 869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior p astor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 1 0:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday s ervices at 7 p.m. We offer "Kid C ity" Children's Ministry throughout a ll services, and there are variosu o ther classes for teens, married c ouples, "prime-timers," and Bible s tudies in Spanish. "Kid City" Day C are, Preschool and After-School M onday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For r egistration call: 385-3111). Check u s out on the Web atwww.sebringg race.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration M inistries, (non-denominational) 2 200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 3 3825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533 771. Sunday service: Sunday S chool, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a .m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. p rayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W .H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church ( ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview D rive., Sebring. David Thoresen, D eacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, t hird and fifth Sunday each month, a nd Rev. Jefferson Cox on the seco nd and fourth Sunday of each m onth. Jim Helwig, organist/choir d irector. Worship service at 9:30 a .m.; Holy Eucharist is every S unday. Coffee hour on the first a nd third Sunday of each month. C ouncil meeting on the first M onday of month; Ladies Group W ELCAmeets at noon second M onday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable G arden Club meets as needed. L abyrinth Prayer Garden open s even days a week to congretation a nd community. Like to sing? C ome join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or seechristlutheranavonpark.org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Gary Kindle, Pastor; Lea Ann Curry, Parish Nurse. Worship services: 8 a.m. Sunday; Sunday school for children and adult Bible classes is 9:15 a.m.; and Praise worship service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Communion is served the first and third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday worship service is broadcast on WITS 1340 AM at 8 a.m. each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faith's Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 9 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 11 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3851163. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Early Sunday service, 8 a.., Sunday school at 9:10 a.m. and the second service at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; and Noel Johnson, youth and family life. Worship schedule for December through Easter: Worship service 8 and 11 a.m.; Communion services, first and third Sundays; (Children's Church, 11 a.m. only); and Education Hour, 9:30 a.m. Worship schedule for summer through fall: Worship service, 9 a.m.; Communion services, first and third Sundays; Education Hour 10:30 a.m. Additional services: Lent and Advent season, 6 p.m.; Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, 7 and 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve, 7 p.m.; Christmas Day, 10 a.m.; Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship activities: Youth Group, Senior Citizens, Younger Side Adults, Ladies Missionary League, Ladies Guild, Small group studies as scheduled. Music: Choir and hand chimes. Trinity Tots Preschool (3-5 years old): 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. License: C14H10020: Susan Norris, director. Visit us online at: www.vchurches.com/trinitylutheranlp. NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 years to fifth grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening worship, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and children's church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3140482, lindadowning@live.com.Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www.christiantrainingministries.net Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Children's & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry.www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kid's World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 7:45 a.m. (informal), 9:15 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (contemporary) in the main sanctuary. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer Wednesday and Saturday services at 6;15 a.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. All teachings are taken from the Manufacturer's Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Children's Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of God's Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and children's church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com. Web site:www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Worship services: Sunday morning worship, informal, 8 a.m.; regular, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Youth Group and Kids Quest, 5:307 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Rev. W. Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office hours: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Women's Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, adult and college age, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Youth Group (ages 1118), 4-7 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery available for Sunday worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Gail Sparks, director of youth ministry. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com,118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 8:15 and 9:30 a.m.; and contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. in Friendship Hall. Avariety of Sunday school classes for adults and children are at 9:45 and 11 a.m. in the educational building. Call the church office for more information about the classes offered. Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers; while young children up to second grade have a special Children's Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacon's meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail,springlakepc@embarqmail.com,Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com,Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Women's Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL3387 0. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pasto r. Traditional Worship Service at 8:1 0 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuar y, Contemporary Worship in the FL C at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:3 0 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist You th Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sunday s with Rick Heilig, youth directo r. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worsh ip service is broadcast over WIT S 1340 on AM dial. There is a nurse ry available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avo n Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R James Weiss, Pastor, Sunda y School 9 a.m., Worship 10:3 0 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Praye r Shawl Ministry on the second an d fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m for women who love God and cro cheting. Visit us at our church We b site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overloo king Lake Clay) Lake Placid, F L, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pasto r. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastor al assistant. Sunday schedul e: Heritage Worship Service, 8:3 0 a.m. (October-May only); Scho ol School for all ages, 9:30 a.m .; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worsh ip service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nur sery care provided every Sunda y morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m (October-May only). We offe r Christ-centered Sunday scho ol classes, youth programs, Bib le studies, book studies and Christia n fellowship. We are a congregatio n that want to know Christ and mak e Him known. Call the church offic e at 465-2422 or check out ou r church Web site at www.memo rialumc.com. St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driv e, Sebring, FL33872. The Re v. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pasto r. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunda y Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for a ll services. Phone 382-173 6. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lan e, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyd e Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Stud y meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesda y. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. o n Thursday. Church office phon e: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church o f Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, F L 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 2 7 and Hammock Road). Sunday wo rship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion wi th worship first Sunday of mont h; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. a ll other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For mor e information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@ea rth link.net or check theWeb si te sebringemmanuelucc.com. N o matter who you are or where yo u are on life's journey, you're we lcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION C all 465-2422 for information.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday m orning Bible lesson, "Worship I nspires Service," is taken from I T imothy 5. Pastor Jim Scaggs will b ring the message in the Sunday m orning and evening services.Resurrection Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK On the Third S unday of Lent, the sermon will b e based on the fourth chapter of J ohn. The Busy Bodies meet at 9 a.m. M onday in Burke Hall. The MidW eek Lenten Worship Services are o n Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 7 p .m. The 7 p.m. service is frag rance free. Choir practice is at 3 :30 p.m. Thursday.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING The Rev. Ronald De Genaro's sermon on Sunday will be "Song of Praise" taken from Psalm 95. Wednesday Lenten Service at 12 p.m. with soup luncheon to follow.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This is the Third Sunday of Lent, Pastor Keith Simmons will preach on "Be Just." The Scripture reading will be from Romans 4:1-5, 13-17. Sunday school will be led by the Rev. Wendell Bohrer and will meet in the Fidelis Room. They will be studying "Worship Inspires Service." They will also be looking at the Scripture I Timothy 5:122. Children's Sunday school, "The Kids'Zone," is at 9 a.m. There is also a nursery available. Join "The Kids'Zone" on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., after the meal.Southside Baptist ChurchSEBRING Dr. Ian Hay will speak in the worship service Sunday. Ron Frazee will speak in the 6 p.m. worship service. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. For information, call 385-0752.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. The Rev. Clyde Weaver's sermon will be "Those Who Loved Others," the third in a series on the cross. Fellowship follows the service.The Way ChurchSEBRING "Conquering the Promised Lane" is the title of Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum's message with Scripture from Joshua, chapters 5 and 6. The sequel to "Perfect Stranger" will be shown at 6:30 p.m. "Tacky Night" Spring Fling will be at 5 p.m. April 2. Cost is $5. Dress code Tacky!! Prizes will be given. The Way Church is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. The church phone is 471-6140; the pastor's cell is 214-6190. For church information and the pastor's messages go to www.thewaychurch.org. Continued from page 8B Snapshots Lutheran church to hold auction on SaturdayLAKE PLACID An auction will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday Items to be auctioned off include gift certificates from local businesses, drum set, kitchenware, art work with letters of authenticity, furniture, two cemetery plots at Oak Hill Cemetery and so much more. This auction will benefit a mission team from Trinity Lutheran and Memorial United Methodist churches, who will be traveling to Homer, Alaska, this summer to minister to the children and families there and the surrounding communities. For more information, call the church office at 465-5253. The church is at 25 Lakeview St.Garage sale at 1st Presbyterian in Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID First Presbyterian Church, located at 117 N. Oak Ave., will host a benevolence ministry garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Saturday in the Friendship Hall. Items for sale are children's clothing, furniture, adult clothing computer printers and toys.First Christian marks 85th year SundaySEBRING First Christian Church of Sebring (Disciples of Christ) is celebrating its 85th anniversary at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. During "AStep Back in Time," you will enjoy hearing and seeing the church's history unfold through personal remembrance an d photographs. AFrench toast breakfast will b e served before the service and a potluck fellowship luncheon will follow after the service. All are welcome. Contact the church office at 385-0352.Clothing room give-away March 31SEBRING Sebring Parkway Church of Christ will be holding an all-day give-away from the clothing room from 9 a.m. to 5 Snapshots Continued on page 10B

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Imagine what our military w ould be like without it. It i nstructs, teaches, and prod uces self-control. There are d ifferent styles of discipline. N o two methods work the s ame for every child. Proverbs 23:13, 14 says, Withhold not correction f rom the child; for if thou b eatest him with the rod, he s hall not die. Thou shalt beat h im with the rod, and shalt d eliver his soul from hell." T he rod used in the Bible w as a shepherd's tool used f or guiding the sheep back to t he fold or away from dang er. If a lamb or sheep began t o go astray, going around t he guiding rod, the shepherd w ould smack the legs of the a nimal, then use the crook, n ow used as a staff, to turn t he animal. To better understand the u se of a rod, I highly recomm end Phillip Keller's book, AShepherd's Look at the 2 3rd Psalm." He used to be a s hepherd. I don't believe in spanki ng for every offense. The p unishment should fit the c rime. I don't even like the w ord punish. Punishment indicates r etaliation or anger out of c ontrol. Spanking should be c ontrolled. Your child should k now what offenses will get a spanking and what ones will be handled by time out or loss of other privileges. Reward good behavior. Encourage your children to apologize when they have done wrong. Let them know you love them but not their behavior. Give them a hug after the crying has stopped. Explain why they received the discipline and let them know their behavior or attitude was unacceptable. Then spend time playing with them. Never tell a child they are bad. If we hear something often enough we believe it and live it. Most children want to please their parents but if the only way they can get your attention is by misbehaving, that's what they'll do. My oldest granddaughter just turned 12. Sometimes she has a less than desirable attitude, even with her peers. Lately, rather than removing privileges or grounding, the discipline is something she really hates: getting sweaty and dirty by cleaning out the dog pens and disposing of horse of manure. It's working. Her attitude is getting sweeter. Aleta Kay can be reached at themarriagementor@yahoo.com Discipline of children: Part 2 p .m., on Thursday, March 3 1. This is open to anyone, e ven if you have already b een to the clothing room d uring the month of March. B ring a picture identification f or admission. The church also accepts d onation for good used c lothing and some household i tems from anyone in the c ommunity. If you have any q uestions, call 385-7443.Matthews Brothers in concertSEBRING The M atthews Brothers will be f eatured in the last concert o f the season at Maranatha Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2. Ron and Gary Matthews are one of the most gifted and dynamic duet teams in North America. They are duo vocalists, pianists, organists, and trumpeters. With this combination of superlative talent, these brothers bring to every concert a rare and uplifting musical spirit of worship. The Maranatha congregation extends a cordial welcome to friends from the community to share this concert. The church is in Maranatha Village off Arbuckle Creek Road, two miles east of State Road 17 N in Sebring. For more information, call 382-4301 or 382-8594. Continued from page 9B The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sunon any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes by e-mail to editor@newssun.com;or mail them to News-SunCommunity Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870.FRIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 314-0891. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. Shrimp also is available for same price. Open to the public. Tickets in the lounge on Friday night. Lounge hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 has karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. For details, call 4711448. Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club building. Better Breathers Club Support Group This American Lung Association affiliated group meets the last Friday of each month, at 12:00 pm in Conference Room 3 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, 4200 Sun n Lake Blvd. Contact Mike Napper, RRTat (863)402-3450 for more information. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-8118. Grand Prix Cloggers Beginner classes are at 9 a.m., EZ Intermediate classes are at 10 a.m., and Intermediate classes are at 11 a.m. every Friday at Reflection on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 911 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or e-mail him atsamdunn@samdunn.net. Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, October through March from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to the music of the area's Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Call 385-6671. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 per person. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 4652661. Lake Placid Hi-12 Club meets at noon on the fourth Friday at the Lake Placid Elks, except in June, July and August. All Masons and their ladies are welcome. For reservations or information, call 465-3038. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 711 p.m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves chicken or fish baskets from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts is played at 7 p.m. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 serving buffet dinner at 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests invited. Dance music in ballroom at 7 p.m. Dinner and dance is $10 donation. For reservations, call 385-8647 or 471-3557. Lounge is open from 3-10 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave. For details, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and message. Teamster Retirees meet at the Teamster's Local 444 Union Hall at 211 Potontoc St., Auburndale at 11 a.m. on the last Friday of the month (except June, July and August). For details, call Paul Thomas at 471-9684. U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club serves a steak dinner on the fourth Friday of every month for $7 at VFW Post 9853, State Road 64 West and North Oliva Drive. For information call Hocky at (954) 592-4847 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 serves steak by the ounce from 5:30-7 p.m. every fourth Friday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Texas Hold em lessons, 2 p.m. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves pizza from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902.SATURDAY American Legion Post 25 serves sirloin burgers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Jam session is from 24 p.m. The lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Members and guests invited. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 69 in AvonPark serves dinner at 5 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Public Library has a free Adult Film Series at noon. For details, call 4523803. Citrus Ridge Decorative Artists is a chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters. The chapter meets the fourth Saturday of the month at Waters Edge of Lake Wales, 10 Grove Ave. West in Lake Wales. Doors open at 9 a.m. and meeting begins at 10 a.m. Bring a bagged lunch with painting to follow. Guests are welcome to come and join the fun, meet the members and fellowship with the chapter. Call Vickie Alley, Frotproof area at (863) 632-1472, or Judy Nicewicz, Highlands County area at 273-1339.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides free assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 118 W. College Drive, AvonPark. For details or to volunteer, call Mary McClelland, coordinator, 4520006. Highlands County Democratic Women's Club typically meets the fourth Saturday of each month unless there is a DWC event planned. Call 214-4680 to confirm the next meeting date. Meetings are from 911:30 a.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway (beside Ruby Tuesdays). The morning includes a continental breakfast, a speaker, a political action discussion and the regular business meeting. Likeminded guests are welcome. Highlands County Housing Authority meets 7 p.m., 3909 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) has a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., country store open from 8 a.m. to noon and pancake breakfast served from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome. No setup fee is charged for the summer months. Plenty of off road parking. For details, call 3822208. Highlands Woodcarvers meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 825 Sunbird Terr. (Community Center off Thunderbird Road). Call Bob Seybolt at 471-6077. Lake Placid Art League has a class in Pastels/Acrylics taught by Llewellyn Rinald from from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 opens the lounge at 1 p.m. Card games are played at 1 p.m., and Bar Bingo is at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oak Street, Lake Placid. For more details, call 382-1821. Sebring Eagles Club 424 0 serves dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Music is from 7-10 p.m. For details, call 6554007. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 3800 serves breakfast from 8-11 a.m. and horse raicing at 5:30 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 6995444. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 4300 serves a meal for $6 from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. SUNDAY American Legion Post 2 5 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 1-9 p.m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 7 4 open 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4 6 p.m. Members and guests only. Post is at 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Inerstate chapter of A.B.A.T.E. meets the last Sunday of every month at The Blue Crab, 825 Ridgewood Dr., Sebring at 1 1 a.m. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 lounge is open from 17 p.m. Card games start at 1:3 0 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has karaoke in the pavilion. Horseshoes played at 9:30 a.m. Food available at 4 p.m Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Cards start at 4 p.m. Music outside Tiki Hut at 3 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, meets from 4-5 p.m. in second floor conference roomNo. 3 at Florida Hospit al Heartland Medical Center, 4200 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 382 7731. No dues, fees or weig hins. For details on the organ ization, go to www.oa.org. Sebring Eagles Club 424 0 serves lunch at 2 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 offers NASCAR racing in the pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar open and kitchen open from 2-5 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-3920. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 3880 serves hamburgers from 4-5:30 p.m. and plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 4300 Karaoke is from 5 8 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Fo r details, call 385-8902. COMMUNITYCALENDAR The Marriage Mentor Aleta Kay Courtesy photo T he Matthews Brothers will be in concert April 2 at Maranatha Baptist Church. Snapshots LIVING BRINGS IT IN. WE TAKE IT OUT.Call for Our Weekly Specials.AVON PARK 452-5800 SEBRING 382-3363 LAKE PLACID 465-1530

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Associated PressNEWYORK Aflac is o pening the field to people w ho want to take a quack at d oing the new voice of the i nsurer's ever-abrasive duck m ascot. Aflac Inc. began accepting s ubmissions on Wednesday i n the search for someone to r eplace Gilbert Gottfried, w ho was ousted last week a fter voicing the duck for m ore than 10 years because h e made insensitive remarks o n Twitter about the earthq uake and tsunami in Japan. Rather than hire another c elebrity voice right away, A flac decided solicit submiss ions from the general public, s aid Chief Marketing Officer M ichael Zuna. "There's a lot of undiscove red talent in the U.S.," Zuna s aid, citing shows like "American Idol." "We're calling it America's best job." Anyone interested will be able to submit a 30-second audio or video file belting their best version of the Aflac duck's signature "Aflac" squawk at www.quackaflac.com. The company wants to hear interpretations of the character that may be different from Gottfried's, Zuna said. A2006 ad featuring the Aflac duck in a silent movie without Gottfried's voice or any dialogue at all was re-edited to promote the talent search and will begin airing Wednesday. It points users to contest details on the Aflac Duck's Facebook page. Aflac is also posting a job description on Monster.com that includes the following job responsibility: "Translates complex messages into a single word that tells people, 'Aflac is the insurance company that they can count on in their time of need.'" The submission deadline is midnight on April Fool's Day. Aflac plans live auditions in six markets including New York and Los Angeles. It expects to air the first ad with the new voice, to be created by its longtime agency, The Kaplan Thaler Group, on April 22. Although Aflac is throwing the field open, Zuna said the company isn't ruling out using a celebrity. "We're considering anyone and everyone," he said. "We're looking for the best voice." Gottfried voiced the Aflac duck for 11 years. About 75 percent of Aflac's revenue comes from Japan, where the supplemental insurer's ads feature a less abrasive voice performed by a different actor. Aflac said last week that Gottfried's jokes did not represent the feelings of the company. It previously donated 100 million yen ($1.2 million) to the International Red Cross for disaster assistance. By CHRISTYLEMIRE APMovie CriticAfter making just two m ovies "The Station A gent" and "The Visitor" w riter-director Tom M cCarthy already had establ ished himself as a filmmake r with a real knack for crea ting beautifully fleshed-out c haracters, full of humor and b elievable flaws. He continues to impress w ith "Win Win," and once a gain amasses an excellent c ast; a longtime supporting p layer himself, McCarthy a lways brings out the best in h is character actors. Paul Giamatti stars as M ike Flaherty, a small-town N ew Jersey attorney who a grees to take on the g uardianship of an elderly c lient (Burt Young) who's s tarting to suffer from d ementia. Mike thinks he's g ot a good little deal going: I nstead of caring for the old m an on a daily basis, he s ticks him in a nursing home a nd pockets the $1508 s tipend every month. It's a w in-win, he figures. His w ife, Jackie (Amy Ryan), a nd two young daughters c ould use the money, and the c lient gets better care this w ay. It's not that much cash, s o it's not like he's really s tealing. What Mike doesn't count o n is the arrival of Kyle ( Alex Shaffer in his film d ebut), the client's wayward g randson. He's got plenty of c igarettes, hair product and a ttitude, but he's got n owhere else to go, so Mike a nd Jackie agree to take him i n. Mike just happens to be a p art-time high school w restling coach, and Kyle j ust happens to be a partt ime high school wrestler a nd once he opens up, he t urns out to be a nice guy to b oot. Whaddya know? A nother win-win. But you can imagine the unraveling happening before it even starts. There's no way these convenient arrangements can last long. And that's before Kyle's mother (Melanie Lynskey) shows up, fresh out of rehab, with some plans of her own and a lawyer in tow (the ever reliable Margo Martindale). Still, McCarthy never judges Mike, but rather allows him to enjoy one small victory after another, and make one mistake after another. Mike's best friend and assistant coach, Terry (Bobby Cannavale, who also starred in "The Station Agent"), can't bring himself to disapprove, because the kid's a stud athlete and winning feels so good. No matter that Kyle's a bit of a cipher; that's actually the point, that these middle-aged men can project all their hopes and dreams onto him and live vicariously through him. (The always-great Jeffrey Tambor co-stars as Mike's office mate and fellow coach, and while he, Giamatti and Cannavale bounce off each other perfectly in their passiveaggressive game of oneupmanship, he doesn't get nearly enough screen time; Tambor actually disappears about halfway through without much explanation.) "Win Win" teeters on the brink of sports-movie feelgoodery complete with a training montage but McCarthy's too clever, and too attuned to realism, to rely on formula. Instead, he's more interested in exploring the choices people make, and the way they justify their actions. Giamatti, as always, conveys every facet of his character's complexity, with those bug eyes, hunched carriage and constant sense of exasperation. His sad-sack demeanor alone makes you want to root for him to succeed, even though you know he can't and shouldn't. McCarthy doesn't place him in deadly serious situations, only mildly and temporarily difficult ones, but still manages to wring those for warm laughs. There's no great narrative momentum to "Win Win," and that's fine, because it's such an enjoyable little slice of life. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 11B THE LINCOLN LAWYERR(Matt Damon,Emily Blunt)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU PG13(Matt Damon,Emily Blunt)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30RANGOPG(Animated Voices by Johnny Depp,Abigail Breslin)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30HALL PASSR(Owen Wilson)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15GNOMEO & JULIET 2DG(Animated)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15THE KINGS SPEECHR(Geoffrey Rush,Colin Firth)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30 The NewFAIRMOUNTCINEMA63750 US 27 N. Sebring NOW SHOWINGFriday 03/11 Thursday 03/17 Suick CinemasInformation 385-9980 Office 385-9908New Dolby Digital SoundAll Seats $6.00for Matinee COMING SOON We will be featuring:Mar 25 SUCKER PUNCH DIARY OF A WIMPY KID 2 Fox Searchlight Pictures Paul Giamatti stars as Mike Flaherty and Alex Shaffer stars as Kyle Timmons in Win Win.' DIVERSIONS Win Win' offers a beautifully warm slice of real life Movie Review Win Win' Rating: R (language) Running time: 106 minutes Review: (of 4) DearAbby: Please reprint the list of signs of an abuser. I lost the list I had, but I think my husband is one. He calls me names like "stupid" and "slut." He tells me what clothes to wear, and if I refuse he threatens to cut them up. When we argue, he threatens to call 911 and have me locked up. He says everything that goes wrong is my fault. We have been married 31 years. The stress is ruining my health. I have no money and no job. He stands in front of the door to keep me from leaving or going anywhere. Should I call a hotline or try to find a women's shelter? End of My Rope Dear End: While you haven't been battered, your husband's treatment qualifies as emotional abuse. The National Domestic Violence Hotline toll-free number is (800) 799-7233. Do not try to leave without calling it first. The signs of an abuser are: (1) Pushes for Quick Involvement: Comes on strong, claiming, "I've never felt loved like this by anyone." An abuser pressures the new partner for an exclusive commitment almost immediately. (2) Jealousy: Excessively possessive; calls constantly or visits unexpectedly; prevents you from going to work because "you might meet someone"; checks the mileage on your car. (3) Controlling: Interrogates you intensely (especially if you're late) about whom you talked to and where you were; keeps all the money; insists you ask permission to go anywhere or do anything. (4) Unrealistic Expectations: Expects you to be the perfect woman and meet his every need. (5) Isolation: Tries to cut you off from family and friends; accuses people who are your supporters of "causing trouble"; the abuser may deprive you of a phone or car or try to prevent you from holding a job. (6) Blames Others for Problems and Mistakes: It's always someone else's fault if any thing goes wrong (7) Makes Everyone Else Responsible for His or Her Feelings: The abuser says, "You make me angry" instead o f, "I am angry" or says, "You're hurting me by no t doing what I tell you." (8) Hypersensitivity: Is easily insulted, claiming hurt feelings when he or she is really mad. Rants about the injustice of things that are just part of life. (9) Cruelty to Animals and to Children: Kills or punishes animals brutally. Also, may expect children to do things that are far beyond their ability (whip s a 3-year-old for wetting a diaper) or may tease them until they cry. Sixty-five percent of abusers who beat their partner will also abuse children. (10) "Playful" Use of Force During Sex: Enjoys throwing you down or holding you down against your will during sex; find s the idea of rape exciting. (11) Veerbal Abuse: Constantly criticizes you, or says blatantly cruel things; degrades, curses, calls you ugly names. Thi s may also involve sleep deprivation, waking you u p with relentless verbal abuse. (12) Rigid Gender Role s: Expects you to serve, obe y and remain at home. (13) Sudden Mood Swings: Switches from sweet to violent in a matte r of minutes. (14) Past Battering: Admits to hitting a mate i n the past, but says they made him (or her) do it. (15) Threats of Violenc e: Says things like, "I'll brea k your neck" or "I'll kill you," and then dismisses them with, "Everybody talks that way" or "I didn 't really mean it." 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. These signs of abuse are your signal to leave Dear Abby Aflac seeks new voice for its spokes-duck The Associated Press"The Jersey Sting: ATrue S tory of Corrupt Pols, Money L aundering Rabbis, Black M arket Kidneys, and the I nformant Who Brought it All D own" (St. Martin's Press), b y Ted Sherman and Josh M argolin: It was like a small m ilitary undertaking when the F BI deployed over 300 agents i n eastern New Jersey and the N ew York borough of B rooklyn early one July m orning in 2009. They captured 44 people, i ncluding five rabbis. Most w ere accused of political b ribery, money laundering a nd tax evasion. One rabbi w as charged with trafficking i n human kidneys. The story of "The Jersey Sting" is meticulously, seriously and humorously told by Ted Sherman and Josh Margolin, two reporters at The Star-Ledger in Newark, N.J. (Margolin now works for the New York Post.) The book won honors from the American Society of Newspaper Editors and made the finals for a Pulitzer Prize. The tale is complex. It centers on the career of Solomon Dwek, the son of a rabbi. He combined the roles of an unlicensed real estate broker, school executive, money launderer, political operator with a specialty in bribes, and an FBI informant wearing a concealed camera and voice recorder. Dwek's work for the FBI was authorized by U.S. Attorney Chris Christie, now governor of New Jersey and a not-too-dark horse for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presidential race. Christie was also the first to announce Dwek's arrest following a plea agreement. Dwek pleaded guilty of trying to defraud a bank by cashing two phony checks $25 million each. It was an attempt to shore up a Ponzi scheme in connection with his real estate business. He faces nine to 11 years in prison. The Jersey Sting' tells of FBI raid Book Review

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lizabeth Taylor lived her roles and acted her life. The Holly-wood goddess w as one of two Elizabeths who ruled the 2 0th century. She who bears the monog ram ER is merely the queen of England; t he other Elizabeth, who bore the initials E T, was queen of everything else. The L ondon-born actress, who was named a D ame of the British Empire in May 2000, w as the star of screen and scandal sheet w ho remade herself into the supreme S amaritan before her death on W ednesday in Los Angeles at age 79. Taylor, whose long history of health p roblems accelerated as she aged, e njoyed a six-decade career in H ollywood. Over the years, the number o f headlines devoted to her maladies n ot to mention her men and her movies made Taylor perhaps the most celeb rated of 20th-century celebrities. Blessed with sable hair, alabaster s kin, a ruby pout and sapphire eyes that f lashed violet, she was a human inventor y of precious materials. The fabled coll ector of animals and minerals liked her d ogs small, her men larger than life and h er diamonds at least 30 carats. While Taylor's acquisitiveness was a n ational joke, her tireless philanthropy on b ehalf of AIDS research set a national stand ard. Likewise her acting. "She has a breadth and scope beyond w hat she has ever been credited with," s aid Richard Brooks, her director in "The L ast Time I Saw Paris" and "Cat on a H ot Tin Roof." Sadly, Elizabeth Taylor Hilton W ilding Todd Fisher Burton Burton W arner Fortensky the first celebrity to l ive her life almost entirely in the public e ye was better known for her many m arriages and medical miseries than for h er acting or philanthropic gifts. Those under 40 who recognize Taylor a s a peddler of perfume are too young to r emember that she was a working actress a nd national icon from the time she was a p reteen, one of the handful of child stars to m ake the graceful transition to adult roles. A nd even those old enough to know better a re more likely to remember Taylor for her b ronchitis, bijoux, beauty and brio than for h er more than 60 movies and telefilms, n ine grandchildren, four children, two O scars and countless humanitarian awards. What made Taylor the ultimate c elebrity, though, was the uncanny way i n which her private life played out in h er movies. And vice versa. "When other girls were reading r omantic stories and imagining thems elves as the heroine," observed Taylor's m other, Sara Sothern, "Elizabeth was livi ng her dream world, by acting the role of t he heroine." And using the scripts as i nspiration for her personal scenarios. When she was 12, the horse-loving E lizabeth captured hearts as the horse-lovi ng equestrian in "National Velvet." At 17, she played the blindingly lovely A ngela Vickers in "APlace in the Sun," her f irst memorable mature role. In the film a bout star-crossed lovers, her character b ecomes besotted with M ontgomery Clift's G eorge Eastman, but l oses him. In life, she b ecame intensely i nvolved with Clift, who w as gay, and enjoyed a f riendship that would e ndure longer than any o f her marriages. At 18, no sooner did s he announce her e ngagement to hotel s cion Nicky Hilton than s he was seen on screen a s the daughter in Father of the Bride." T he wedding dress she w ore to her nuptials w as virtually identical t o the gown she wore in t he movie. The voluptuous beauty, disillusioned b y her abusive and neglectful husband, divorced him within a year. And soon she would play a disillusioned wife in "The Last Time I Saw Paris." Taylor's second marriage, to British actor Michael Wilding, produced two sons, Michael Jr. and Christopher. Soon after the birth of her second child, she essayed the role of matron in George Stevens'multigenerational saga "Giant" and commenced another intense friendship with her co-star Rock Hudson. On screen, as in life, Taylor was the outspoken wife of a reserved husband. She played a variation on that theme in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," but by that time she had divorced Wilding to marry the flamboyant entrepreneur Mike Todd. Todd died in a plane crash 14 months after their storybook marriage in Mexico, leaving his widow a baby girl named Liza. Taylor plunged into "Suddenly, Last Summer" as the voluptuary whose beloved cousin dies tragically and triggers her mental breakdown. It remains the actress's most haunting performance. Her off-screen performance of the period was equally memorable. After Todd's death, Taylor became involved with singer Eddie Fisher, then married to actress Debbie Reynolds. The scandal rocked a nation when divorce was rare and open cohabitation even rarer. Fisher left his wife to live with Taylor. She and Fisher soon wed and costarred in the potboiler "Butterfield 8." She claimed that the Oscar won for that film was for the near-fatal pneumonia and tracheotomy she had in real life rather than for her performance. In 1961, she and Fisher adopted a baby girl, Maria. No sooner, it seemed, had the tabloids branded Taylor a homewrecker than she played the title role in "Cleopatra," in which her character lures Caesar (Rex Harrison) and then Antony (Richard Burton) from their marital beds. For playing the role, Taylor became the first screen actor to be paid $1 million. As the filming of the $40 million movie progressed, Taylor and co-star Burton embarked on the affair that launched a billion lips. They divorced their respective spouses, married and relentlessly indulged their appetites for drink and diamonds. Then they proceeded to play larger-than-life, bickering spouses in a series of films, such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (for which Taylor won her second Oscar) and "The Taming of the Shrew" (1967). Although playing Shakespeare helped Taylor legitimize her screen relationship with the greatest actor of his generation, the Burtons' careers fell into precipitous decline. Prophetically, the tabloids'"battling Burtons" made a twopart television drama in 1973 called "Divorce His Divorce Hers." The Burtons divorced the following year, only to remarry the year after that. Taylor and the Welsh thespian divorced again in 1976, and later parodied their pyrotechnics on Broadway in a 1983 production of the comedy "Private Lives." Soon after her sequel divorce from Burton, Taylor wed future U.S. Sen. John Warner, R-Va., whose farmland in Virginia horse country appealed to the brunette. She was the world's most glamorou s grandmother in 1971. And by 1982, the year her six-year marriage to Warner ended and she reached 50, she was pos sibly the world's most debauched divorcee. Although Taylor's weight ballooned making her the target of comic barbs, s he reinvented herself once again. Concerned about Taylor's self-destru ctive abuse of bourbon and barbiturates, lifelong friend Roddy McDowall and he r children staged an intervention. On Dec. 5, 1983, Taylor entered the Betty Ford Center. There she began to lift the veils of illusion that had swathed her life. "The role of an ordinary, needy patient among ordinary needy people was one she never could hav e foreseen," said Donald Spoto, the best of her biographers. "In fact, it was not a role at all." During her time in detox, Taylor con fronted the fact that she never sought he r career, that it had been chosen by her mother, Sara, a onetime actress who wa s sidetracked by parenthood. Though an acting career was a gift that she did not want, it was a gift, Taylor acknowledged "I've been lucky all my life," she told reporters in 1992. "Everything was handed to me. Looks, fame, wealth, honors, love." Perhaps this recognition motivated her to give back. Sometime between her Betty Ford sojourn and the AIDS-related death of her longtime friend Hudson in 1985, Taylor found her inner resources, and a mission. She became the first American celebrity to speak out on behalf of AIDS research and compassion, hosting countless benefit dinners, testifying before con gressional committees, and selling some of her fabled jewel collection to benefit the cause. Meanwhile, with no leading roles or permanent leading man Taylor partied hearty on the international soiree circuit. She was engaged briefly to Mexican lawyer Victor Gonzalez Luna, then to New York businessman Dennis Stein. Defending her numerous engagements, Taylor explained that she was an old-fash ioned girl who had carnal relations only with husbands and fiances. In 1988 she took a world tour to promote her memoirs, "Elizabeth Takes Off, only to crash-land into her old booze and barbiturate dependencies. She revisited Betty Ford, where she met construction worker Larry Fortensky, 37. They wed in 1991 at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch. Almost four years after the ceremon y, the Fortensky-Taylor marriage ended in divorce. On the eve of her 65th birthday Taylor was named godmother to Prince Michael Jackson Jr. The woman whom husband Wilding described as "allergic to good health" an d who, by one count, had 77 hospitalizations between 1947 and 1996, was sche duled for surgery to remove a benign bra in tumor days later. Though she pulled through the 1997 surgery without incident, Taylor appeared less surefooted. In 2003 Taylor announced she would retire from acting. The year before she was treated for basal cell ca rcinoma skin cancer, an d her health problems continued in 2004 whe n Taylor was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Since then, Taylor has been in and out of the hospital for various often undisclosed, reasons. In all of her career s, it can be said that Taylor grew over the years. Not merely in years or in pounds but in real emotional depth. Asked once what she would like inscribed on her tombstone, Taylor pith ily replied, "She lived." And how. LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Friday, March 25, 2011 There's One Born Every Minute (1942) Lassie Come Home (1943) Jane Eyre (1944) The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) National Velvet (1944) Courage of Lassie (1946) Cynthia (1947) Life With Father (1947) ADate With Judy (1948) Julia Misbehaves (1948) Little Women (1949) The Big Hangover (1950) Father of the Bride (1950)Quo Vadis? (1951)Father's Little Dividend (1951) APlace in the Sun (1951) Callaway Went Thataway (1951; cameo) Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)Ivanhoe (1952) The Girl Who Had Everything (1953) Rhapsody (1954) Elephant Walk (1954) Beau Brummel (1954) The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) Giant (1956) Raintree Country (1957) Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (1958)Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)Butterfield 8 (1960) Cleopatra (1963) The V.I.P.S (1963) The Sandpiper (1965) Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)The Taming of the Shrew (1967)Doctor Faustus (1967) Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) The Comedians (1967) Boom! (1968) Secret Ceremony (1968) The Only Game in Town (1970) Under Milk Wood (1972) X, YAnd Zee (1972) Hammersmith Is Out (1972) Divorce His Divorce Hers (1973; TV) Ash Wednesday (1973) The Driver's Seat (1973) Night Watch (1973) That's Entertainment! (1974) The Blue Bird (1976) Victory at Entebbe (1976; TV) ALittle Night Music (1978) Winter Kills (1979) The Mirror Crack'd (1980 ) Between Friends (1983; TV ) George Stevens: AFilmmaker's Journey (1984)Malice in Wonderland (1985; TV)There Must Be a Pony (1986; TV) Poker Alice (1987; TV) Sweet Bird of Youth (1989; TV): The Flintstones (1994) These Old Broads (2001; TV) God, the Devil and Bob (2003; TV; voice)Filmography 20TH CENTURYFOXA film spectacle that changed Hollywood forever, "Cleopatra" starred Taylor with her future husband Richard Burton as Marc Anthony. Elizabeth Taylor's movies, men and maladies captivated fans CHUCK KENNEDY/MCTIn 2001, Bill Clinton presented Taylor with a Presidential Citizens Medal for her work with the American Foundation for AIDS Research. BYCARRIERICKEYThe Philadelphia Inquirer The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues. Elizabeth Taylor ''



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Streaks top Haines CityPAGE1BTaylor was the ultimate celebrityPAGE12BAvon Park loses a great asset with Whites deathPAGE2ANEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, March 25-26, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 35 | 50 cents www.newssun.com 079099401001 HighLow 83 56Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Partly sunny and nice Forecast Question: Should a recall vote for the city council be held in Avon Park? Next question: Will the teacher tenure and merit pay plan improve the education system? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Jack Farmer Age 77, of T ampa Joseph Francione Sr. Age 48, of Avon Park Maria Koornneef Age 83, of Lake Placid Llewellyn Leaphart Age 89, of Sebring Mary N. McCrite Age 91, of Lake Placid Deborah Yeggy Age 59, of Avon Park Lorna Mae York Age 85, of Avon Park Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 83.2% No 16.8% Total votes: 89 Classifieds 8A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar10B Dear Abby 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living 5B Local Golf 3B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times 11B Religion 7B Sports On TV 2B Sudoku Puzzle 11B Index News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y His heart broken, Robbie Hart, played by Christopher Hayes (second from right), tries to make everyone else miserable too. Here he and the chorus sing the painful Casulty of Love. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Music, dancing and the 1980s will take over the stage when Highlands Little Theatres production of The Wedding Singer opens tonight. Patty Young, directing her third production, said the play is based on the 1998 movie of the same name starring Adam Sandler and Brew Barrymore. It is set in Ridgefield, New Jersey in 1985 where Robbie Hart has made a successful career as a wedding singer with a band. As played by Christopher Hayes, he is a nice-guy and hopeless romantic. For example, writing a song called Awesome to his fianc Linda, Robbie sings, Shes awesome. When I brush my teeth she tells me to floss them. Then his girlfriend leaves him standing at the alter, with only a note of goodbye the i is dotted with a broken heart, Larissa Gonzalez sings as Linda. Poor Robbie falls apart, singing songs like Somebody Kill Me. Wedding Singer brings s alive on HLT stage tonight The Wedding Singer Dates: March 25-April 10. Shows: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. Dinner is no longer served, but a full bar is open an hour before each performance. Tickets: $20 each. They are available online at highlandslittletheatre.org or at the playhouse box office alongside Lake Jackson. Details: Call 385-2175. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK More than 40 people gathered on the sidewalk in front of Avon Parks City Hall on Wednesday afternoon for a protest rally called Operation Save Avon Park. Why do we have to get mad to get changes? rally organizer Patricia Austin asked. This has been a build up of problems for years now. It did not start yesterday or when city manager Bruce Behrens was fired If the people of Avon Park could speak, they would fire the city council for all theyve done, Austin added. Communication is a big problem There is no open door policy for the people, certainly not for the employees. This is all about control, they must be in control. I am out here to stand up for all the city employees too scared to come out, said Tammy Macklin, a secretary at the fire department. There needs to be change. It is time for change. I am encouraged by the turnout, and the folks who turned out have a good grasp of the situation, said former mayor Tom Macklin. This It is time for a change By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Great weather is expected for the 32nd Annu al Springtime on the Mall Festival in Avon Park starting today. The forecast is for partly cloud y skies with a high of 84 on Friday an d 86 on Saturday, according to Acuweather.com The vendor list is already bigg er than it has been for the last couple of years, and this year we have mus ic Mall Festival opens today in Avon Park By BILLKACZOR Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Far-reachin g but divisive legislation that creates a merit pay plan tied to student te st scores for Florida teachers while en ding tenure for new hires became law Thursday with Gov. Rick Scotts signature. The new Republican governor went to a publicly funded but privately operated charter school in Jacksonville to sign his first bill (S B 736). Former Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed a similar but more rigid bill last ye ar Scott signs teacher pay, tenure bill Scott Protesters rally outside Avon Park City Hall News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Protesters rally outside Avon Parks City Hall on Wednesday to raise awareness about recent city council actions. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Controversy over employee relations continued Wednesday in Avon Park when the employee union filed a cease a desist letter over personnel policies. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) notified the city on March 9 that about contract violations in the personnel policy changes adopted by city council on Sept. 13. AFSCME hereby demands that the City of Avon Park cease and desist in the unilateral implementation and enforcement of changes to the Personnel Rules and Regulations until the parties can bargain over the impact of such changes, the letter from AFSCME Council 79 staff representative Michelle L. Rivera says. Acting city manager Julian Deleon forwarded letter to council along with some of the changes he is implementing to stop grievances from pouring out of city hall. The AFSCME Employees Union Local 79 even filed a cease and desistdemand letter against Union tells AP to cease and desist Opposed to personnel rules changes See PROTEST, page 7A See UNION, page 7A See HLT, page 7A News-Sun file pho to All kinds of arts and crafts will be on sale at the Springtime on the Mall Festival in Avon Park today and Saturday. See MALL, page 7A See SCOTT, page 7A

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Harris Jr. A gricultural Center, 4509 G eorge Blvd. The hours of t he show will be from 10 a .m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 0 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. A dmission is $3 per person o ver the age of 12. Hourly d oor prizes of orchids and o rchid-related items will be g iven away during the s how. More than 1,000 bloomi ng orchids of various t ypes will be on display for t he public to see and enjoy. For additional informat ion contact Pete Otway at 6 99-1575 or e-mail at g atorgalanddoughboy@em b arqmail.com. Moose Riders ride for Epilepsy A warenessAVON PARK The H ighlands County Moose L odge Riders 2494 D istrict 23 will sponsor H og Fest 2011 Epilepsy A wareness today and S aturday at 1318 W. Bell S t. Gates open at noon, all d ay. There will be bike g ames, tiki hut, raffles, v endors, door prizes, b ounce house, live music a ll weekend (karaoke i nside and live music outs ide) and food. Free primit ive camping with showers a vailable. All proceeds to benefit G erald White Foundation. F or information, call Gary D unford at 452-0579. Bella Vista teams up with Humane Society for benefitAVON PARK BellaVista Restaurant, 2 451 U.S. 27 South, and t he Humane Society are t eaming up for a fundraiser f rom 1-5 p.m. Saturday to b enefit the Humane S ociety. There will be a d elicious barbecue, music, g ames, and entertainment o utdoors at the Tiki Hut by t he Lake. Tickets are $10 each and c an be purchased at B ellaVista, The Humane S ociety, the Sebring C hamber of Commerce, or a t the barbecue on S aturday. Everyone is welc ome to come out and have a good time while at the s ame time helping the H umane Society.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion P ost 69 will host music by M ike Claxton today. Music b y Patsy and Johnny 5 is s et from 5:30-8:30 p.m. S aturday. For more inform ation, call 453-4553. The Combat Veterans M emorial VFWPost 9853 w ill host music by Lora P atton from 5-8 p.m. t oday. Karaoke by Peg and P erry from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID American Legion Placid Post 25 will host music by Uptown Country from 6:30-9:30 p.m. today. Texas Hold-em at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and karaoke with Phil from 5-8 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 will have music with LTtoday. Bingo is at 2 p.m. Saturday, early bird at 1:30 p.m. Horse races are at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 699-5444. The Lake Placid Moose 2374 will host Texas Holdem at 2 p.m. today. Music with Larry Musgrave from 6-10 p.m. Bingo bango is at 2 p.m. Saturday. Music with Jimmy Black will be from 6-10 p.m. For more information, call 465-0131.Democratic Women meet SaturdaySEBRING The Democratic Womens Club of Highlands County will be having their monthly general meeting on Saturday atDemocratic Headquarters,4216 Sebring Parkway (beside Ruby Tuesdays). Members and guests are asked to arrive for continental breakfast at 8:45 a.m. At 9 a.m., Steve Picklesimer, from HCEA, will speakabout the currentattack oneducation andeducators. At 9:30 a.m., Barry Smith will give a presentation onher experiences as a WASP. Her presentation will be followed bythe monthly DWC business meeting. Like-minded guests are welcome. For more information call 214-4680.Dance Club features The SkylarksSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club hosts Big Band ballroom dancing from 7-9:30 p.m. today at 3400 Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to waltzes, cha-chas, foxtrots, rumbas, jitterbug and other favorites to the 10-piece Skylarks Band Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Appropriate dress required. The snack bar opens at 6 p.m. For more information, call 385-6671.Sale benefits Sheriffs Youth RanchSEBRING Today and Saturday a giant multi-family garage sale will be held at 4001 Eiland Drive, off State Road 66 and Payne Road. All proceeds to benefit the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch.Arc Resale plans plant saleAVON PARK The Arc Resale Store will have a plant sale during Avon B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING The resid ents of Crystal Lake and o ther volunteers are combini ng forces for a mega-yard s ale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. t oday and Saturday. Heather Barfield, one of t he organizers, said 100 perc ent of the money raised at t he sale will go to the Florida S heriffs Youth Ranches. The ranches serve at-risk children, helping young men and women along the path to fulfilling lives as participating citizens. This is not a clean-out-thecloset kind of sale, Barfield said. Individuals are contributing higher quality items because the aim is to raise money for a good cause. I can tell you we have a huge array of stuff, even things like horse blankets, she said. We are trying not to have junk. The sale will not take place at Crystal Lake because it is so large. Instead it will be at 4001 Eiland Drive. Eiland Drive is off of Payne Road. Take U.S. 27 south to State Road 66, turn left onto Payne and then right onto Eiland. Quality yard sale to benefit quality charity today, Saturday ClarificationIn the interest of fairness, Gloria Rybiniski, public information officer for Highlands County, wanted the public to know it was the town of Lake Placid that provided the decorative skirts for the tables used during the County Commissions joint meeting with the town at the Lake Placid High School on Thursday, March 17. She added that the skirts were of the inexpensive plastic kind. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK H e always listened, sa id Kelly Lister when remem bering her father Patri ck A. Sam White. White died ear ly Monday morning at t he age of 63 from complic ations related to kidn ey problems and congesti ve heart failure. He was there wh en you needed him, he w as loved and will be sore ly missed, an emotion al Lister said on Tuesday. White served as pres ident of the Avon Pa rk Chamber of Commer ce several times over last 1 0 years, according to Dav id Greenslade, executi ve director. Sam was a real publ ic servant. He always help ed out when needed. He w as a great asset to the com munity, and to Highlan ds County as a whole. Sa m was good people , Greenslade said. He would often te ll you what you needed, b ut that was not always wh at you wanted to hear, sa id son-in-law Cmdr. Jaso n Lister of the Avon Pa rk Police Department. He was there to he lp out whenever you need ed him. He served on t he Florida Hospital Board f or almost 20 years, and he was part of the heal th coalition. Last mont h, several people came to honor Sam from all ov er the U.S. at a luncheon. It was something to s ee executives fly in fro m Chicago just to hon or Sam, said Jason Lister. He contributed a lot to groups all over. He serv ed on the South Flori da Community Colle ge Foundation. He was tru ly a community leader, he added. More than 100 peop le showed up to the viewin g of White on Wednesd ay AP loses a great asset in White See WHITE, page 7A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Central Contractors electricians Doug Cool, left, and Dan Scaringe work on wiring the electrical for the newly re-built gazebo at DeVane Circle in Lake Placid. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Highway Safety Devices employees Ruben Green, left, and Felipe Recinos work to install irrigation lines Tuesday morning at DeVane Circle in Lake Placid. The project consists of renovations to the gazebo, sidewalk replacement, installation of an irrigation system and water fountains. Construction should be complete by the end of May. DeVane Circle project moving along Police Blotter posted online at www.newssun.com Will run Sunday By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Bountiful Blessings Church of God will be having unique ministry Sunday. Lauren Chapin, best known for her portrayal as Kathy Kitten Anderson from the TVseries Father Knows Best, will visit the church. The former child actress is now an ordained and licensed evangelist. For the past several years, Chapin has also worked as a manager for singers and actors as well as performing smaller versions of her on-screen character, Kitten, on cruise lines and other events. Rev. Timothy McGahee is the pastor at Bountiful Blessings and is thrilled that Chapin will be a part of Sundays service. We are happy to have her. She is going to come in and minister and tell her story and just talk about her testimony, McGahee said. McGahee was able to get in touch with Chapin through mutual contacts. Chapin had also ministered at a relative of McGahees church a short time ago. Bountiful Blessings will open its doors to Chapin Sunday to hear her story about being a child star and how she came to be a evangelist. The service begins at 11 a.m. Bountiful Blessings is located at 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Sebring. Former child actress to minister at local church on Sunday Kathy Anderson played Kitten on Father Knows Best

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 3A 2ndAnnualOn March 26th & 27th, 2011more than 50,000 blue balloons featuring the Realtor logo will be flying above mailboxes from the Panhandle to Key West. Its all part of the second statewide open house weekend!Inventory is High Interest Rates Are LowNow is a Great Time to Buy! Call a Realtor Today! To see a list of open housescheck out our websitewww.hearlandrealtors.orgBrought to you by:The Heartland Association of Realtors, Inc.Serving Highlands & Hardee Counties

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Page 4ANews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 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 EDITORIAL& OPINION Can you believe that it is spring already? Spring break, swimming, and being outdoor s brings to mind safety concern s of sun exposure, spring allergies, insects, poison ivy, pool and boating safety. It is also time for National Public Health Week (April 4-10). The American Public Healt h Association (APHA) has a go al to provide education to all of us that Safety is No Accident. We can learn to liv e injury-free in all areas of life: at work, at home, at play, in your community and anywher e people are on the move. We a ll need to do our part to prevent injuries and violence in our communities. They ask us to join them to work together cr eating a safer and healthier nation. Visit the 2011 Nationa l Public Health Week site: www.nphw.org/nphw11/first1 .h tm We are still in our six-mon th window when we should be preparing for the upcoming hurricane season. This six month-period is also our wild fire season. From Dec. 1 to June 1 limited rainfall and low humidity increase the chances for wildfire. For those that liv e in the rural areas this is a big concern. One of the recommendations from the Florida Division of Forestry is for homeowners to become Firewise. More information can be found at www.firewise.com. With spring already here an d summer on the way, kids will be out of school and bike safe ty needs to be cranked up. With more than 70 percent of children ages 5-14 riding bikes, we want to be sure tha t our children are not part of th e 200 children under age 14 wh o are killed each year in bicycle related accidents. The Highlands County Health Department is having a bicyc le helmet fitting (for all ages) an d giveaway on April 16 at the YMCAkids Health fair (as long as supply lasts). Florida law reads that a bicycle rider or passenger who is under 16 years of age must wear a helmet that is fastened securely on the passengers head. (F.S.316.2065 (3) (d)) Highlands County Health Department also provides a class every month on car-seat safety. Statistics reveal that more than 95 percent of carseats are installed incorrectly. Our goal is to educate people as to how to properly install them. The cost for the class is $20, which includes a car-sea t that is fitted to the child and we teach parents/grandparents/caregivers how to install them properly in the car. Parents may call for appointment 382-7233 or 7229. Having an attitude of safety is most important. To really make an impact, people need to be aware of the hazards around them and consciously make a change in their behav iors. Someone once told me that all accidents are preventa ble. An important part of acci dent prevention is planning. Do you have a plan? Be safe this spring by takin g the time to do some planning now. Become aware of the safety hazards that are associ ated with this time of year. Make a commitment to create a personal safety plan, a fami ly disaster plan, and to maintain these plans. The three steps that you ca n take are: Prepare, Plan and Stay Informed. More informa tion and easy to use planning guides can be found at http://floridadisaster.org or http://www.ready.gov. Thomas J. Moran is a planning consultant for the Highlands County Health Department. Safety is no accident Guest Column Tomas J. Moran We are not talking about exotic diff erences between far flung countries, b ut local, democratic, municipal gove rnments working minutes apart, d own the road from each other. For example, town clerks are chos en by different processes in each of t he countys major municipalities, and e ach mayor serves a different funct ion. The town of Lake Placid is currentl y working on developing a set of fencing rules, just as the city of Sebring did recently. There was, however, a big difference in how the rules come to be. In Sebring, fence regulations were written by the city attorney as part of the city code ordinances, whereas in Lake Placid they are part of the Land Development Code of Lake Placid and were written by a land planner. This is particularly interesting because a city attorney makes more money than a city planner, meaning that the fence rules in Lake Placid did not cost the towns residents as much as the fence rules in Sebring did its residents. This got us to thinking. Why not have the three municipalities put together a citizen board or commission, give it a life span and turn loose the volunteers to compare the cities systems, creating best practices templates by highlighting the most efficient and cost effective practices from each town. Each town would then have meaningful information with which to make useful adjustments. If we are to survive this difficult time and emerge as a vibrant community, we need to be brave enough to take a good close look at how we go about things. All processes should be effective, transparent and come at a reasonable price. Human beings being human means we have to constantly guard against complacency, habit and ego. Taking the time to look at how we make group decisions and do a communitys business is well worth the effort. Best practices should be used by all W e learned something new this week, another e xample of just how differe nt one government may b e from another. Questions must be answered first E ditor: Two questions must be answered p rior to any legislation. The two q uestions that must be answered p rior to passing any bill is: How m uch will it cost? Also how will t his bill be paid for? Prior to any bill that is passed in F lorida these two questions must be a nswerd. The state is in dire straits d ue to these difficult economic t imes. Timothy Boulay SebringShopping list is laid out E ditor: I read with interest Finding the r ight church for family letter by D iane Thibodeau (March 11). Our U SAconstitution grants us the freed om of religion, for which I am v ery thankful and praise my heave nly Father for such. This freedom allows citizens to w orship and serve whomever and h owever. Yet, if we choose to foll ow the king of Kings and lord of L ords, Jesus, the Christ, we do not h ave that freedom. He has provided t he shopping list in Ephesians 4:46 I am thankful for both freedoms: a s a U.S. citizen (I have traveled e nough overseas to see how blessed w e are) and more importantly a citi zen of the kingdom of heaven, the b ody of Christ. Frank Parker SebringRooneys co-sponsored bill is another excuse E ditor: Since Republicans are so determ ined to undermine Obamas h ealth care reform, what would happen if they got their way? Rep. Tom Rooney, who represents Highlands County, co-sponsored a 2009 bill introduced by Rep. Tom Price of Georgia. The badly misnamed bill is called the Empowering Patients First bill. Subsidies for insurance companies are included but taxes to pay for them are not. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that the Republican bill would cost a $100 billion a year more than the actual health reform law. The bill which Rep. Rooney favored would put the force of law behind employer health plans. Insurance companies could still reject those with pre-existing conditions and there is no provision for the jobless. High risk pools would be set up in each state. One criticism is that high risk pools have been around for decades yet only about 200,000 Americans get their health insurance this way, mainly because of cost. On his Web site, Rep. Rooney dishonestly implies that consumers would be unable to change doctors under the Obama reform. Yet many employer health plans restrict employees to a list of doctors. The Congressional Budget Office concluded that under the Republican bill, the number of uninsured would remain unchanged. In Highlands County, that means that a third of the people would still be without health insurance. This puts a strain on our hospitals and results in costs being passed on to local taxpayers. The bill which Rep. Rooney cosponsored is just an excuse to give money to insurance companies. The Obama health care reform, on the other hand, is not nearly as bad as the Republicans say. For instance, it made insurance companies subject to anti-trust law for the first time. Dale L. Gillis SebringRose-colored glasses need to come offEditor: Mob rule? Whatever happened to the rule of law? An open letter to Trumpka, Hoffa and the membership of the public sector unions who turn to mob rule. Where were you when the American private sector jobs were sent all over the world? Where were you when the meat packing industry was taken over by an illegal workforce? Where were you when the building industry was taken over by an illegal workforce? Where were you when Walmart was taken over by an illegal workforce? Why are you not promoting E Verify in the workforce? Why are you not trying to close our borders to illegals? The membership has been wearing rose-colored glasses, but the union bosses and politicians have no excuses but their greed for power and money. Our government has been wearing rose-colored glasses as well. The huge amount of union dues has destroyed our electoral process, that and the huge amount of foreign money passed into our electoral process by the United States Chamber of Commerce. The unions the American Chamber of Commerce and the politics they control have destroyed our electoral process. We, the American people demand term limits for all public officials, local, state and federal. That small carpenter is watching to see if America is a Christian nation and still wishes to be a shining example of democracy to the world. Billie E. Jewett SebringDoes Obama hate America?Editor: I read in this mornings paper, Steven Chu said in Sept. 2008, that we have to boost the price of gasoline to the levels of Europe. Now, this is the man that Obama has chosen to be Energy Secretary. No drilling permits are being issued to drill offshore or onshore, especially when we have great reservoirs of oil in our own country. This led me to think. Why is Obama so anti-American? He goes around the world apologizing for America. His wife says America is a mean country. He is spending this country into oblivion and doesnt seem to care about it. As a matter of fact, it appears that he wants to bring this country down to a third world level, and is succeeding in doing so. He acts like a dictator telling people what they can and cannot do. He bypasses Congress and rules by executive order. He denigrates Christianity, knowing this country was founded on Christian principles. He has countless Czars to check on every facet of our lives. I ask myself, why is this man even president of this country if he so dislikes it? In view of this, I think it is time for him to go. Congress should start laying the ground work for his removal before he usurps its power and makes Congress a nonenitity. Dick Ford Sebring PAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be 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 3851954; or e-maileditor@newssun.com. Letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-

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JACK FARMER Jack Ruffin Farmer, 77, of T ampa, passed away March 1 9, 2011. He was born March 7 1934, in Taylorsville, M iss. He was a retired Baptist m inister who served as pastor o f First Baptist Church of A von Park from 1982-1996. H e also served churches in M ississippi and Alabama. J ack graduated from M ississippi College in 1956 a nd received his Master of D ivinity degree in 1959 from S outhern Baptist Theological S eminary in Louisville, Ky. H e received his Doctor of M inistry degree from New O rleans Baptist Theological S eminary in 1978. He was a f ounding member of the C ooperative Baptist F ellowship. He is survived by his wife o f 54 years, Ann Hudson ( Ragland) Farmer; four child ren, Debra (Tom) Tschopp o f Orlando, Fla.; Jon (Holly) F armer of Birmingham, Ala.; L eigh (Tim) Hunt and Laurie ( Duncan) Elliott of Tampa, F la.; 11 grandchildren and s ister Amanda Fisher of J ackson, Miis. He was prec eded in death by his parents, J ack L. and Mildred Ruffin F armer. Amemorial service to cele brate his life will take place a t 4 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2 011 at Bayshore Baptist C hurch in Tampa. In lieu of f lowers please make memoria l contributions to Hannah's B uddies/ Fight SMA; PO B ox 320528; Tampa, FL 3 3679. MARIAKOORNNEEF Maria Mary Johanna K oornneef, 83, of Lake P lacid, Fla., went home to be w ith the Lord Monday, M arch 21, 2011. She was b orn Dec. 24, 1927 in s Gravenzande, Holland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake, who passed away exactly one year ago to the day of his beloved wife. Mary leaves behind a son, Edward Koornneef (Pamela); daughter, Marian Gilde (Randy); son, William Koornneef; along with eight adult grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mary loved the Lord. Her life exemplified His presence as she supported her husband, loved her family and quietly served God day to day. We will all surely miss the sweet talks shared along with the wisdom she so openly offered when asked. She led by her example. The family will receive friends Friday, March 25, 2011, between 5-7 p.m. at Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, Fla. 33852. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid, 117 N. Oak St., Lake Placid, Fla., 33852. Interment will follow for family at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mary contributed to many beloved missions, with her goal to introduce as many as possible to the love of Christ. In lieu of flowers, please heartfully consider a donation to your favorite charity. One of Marias favorite charities was a Christian-based school for autistic children in India that Maria and Jake helped start: Friends of Ashish; PO Box 551, Palos Heights, Ill., 60463. Reference Geeta Mondol. www.ashishindia.org. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.co m Arrangements entrusted to the: Scott Funeral Home Lake Placid, Florida 33852 863-465-4134 SGT. MAJOR (RET.) MARYN. MCCRITE Sgt. Major (Ret.) Mary N. McCrite passed away peacefully at Ross Memorial in Kennesaw, Ga. on March 19, 2011. Mary relocated to Georgia to be close to her family while receiving rehabilitative therapy. Aveteran of World War II, Sgt. Major (Ret) McCrite served in Europe in the Womens Army Corps from 1942 until l946. She achieved the rank of lst Lt. by the end of the war where she was offered the option of remaining in the Army with a rank reduction, or processing out into civilian status. Marys deep devotion to her country and her love for the U.S. Army made the decision an easy one. After 32 years of service, SM McCrite retired in l974 with full honors and distinction at a ceremony on the parade grounds of Fort McClellan (Anniston), Ala. Following retirement, Mary McCrite went to live with her mother in Lake Placid, Fla. and became an active member of the First Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir. She acquired many friends and kept busy teaching at the local community college as well as carrying mail for the United States Postal Service. Afamily birthday honoring her 91st year was held in January 2011 and the memories of a life well spent was celebrated that day. She always had the greatest respect for her countrymen and women and the United States of America. She is survived by her nephews, David A. McCrite of Hampton, Ga., Richard I. McCrite of Whittier, N.C., G. Eric McCrite of Kennsaw, Ga.; her nieces, Charlotte A. Oxford of Marietta, Ga., and Kathryn E. Matthews of Kennesaw, Ga.; along with their children and grandchildren. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Services celebrating Marys life will be held at the First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, 119 E. Royal Palm St., at 2 p.m. March 25 with Rev. Bret Morley celebrating. Internment with military honors at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lake Placid, Fla. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralser vices.com. Arrangements entrusted to the: Scott Funeral Home Lake Placid, Florida 33852 863-465-4134 DEBORAH YEGGY Deborah Yeggy, 59, of Avon Park. There will be a Celebration of Life service on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Crossroads Community Church with Pastor John Dumas officiating. LORENAMAE YORK Lorna Mae York, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Avon Park, Fla. She was born in Barnwell, Ala. on March 20, 1926 to Wesley W. and Arcturus M. (Lipscomb) Bishop. She was a homemaker, attended Heartland Christian Church, was a school bus driver for Highlands County for 10 years. She was a resident of Sebring since 1983 coming from Louisville, Ky. She is survived by her sons, Donald F. York of Spring, Texas and Jim R. York of Gainesville, Fla.; sisters, Vera Richardson, Brooksville, Fla., Francis Swainey, Hope Mill, N.C., Ann Fatjo, Pembroke Pines, Fla., Barbara Greene, Valdosta, Ga., Florence Fell, Fairhhope, Ala.; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her hu sband, James F. York; so n, Barry D. York; sisters, Gra ce Booth and Erma Campbell. Visitation will be held o n Friday, March 25, 2011 fro m 5-7 p.m. at the Stephenso nNelson Funeral Hom e. Funeral services will be o n Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the funeral hom e with Rev. Ted Moore officia ting. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memori al Gardens. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.co m Death noticesJoseph Leroy Big Jo e Francione Sr., 48, of Avo n Park, died March 17, 201 1. Dowden Funeral Hom e, Sebring. Llewellyn Lew Leaphart, 89, of Sebrin g died March 21, 201 1. Dowden Funeral Hom e, Sebring. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 5A E.O. Koch Construction1417 Swank Avenue Sebring, FL 33870(863) 385-8649COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTIONLet our highly qualified staff develop your commercial property, build your dream home,or do your remodeling.For all of your Aluminum,Steel,and Conventional construction needsEmail: kochcon@strato.net State Certified License #CGC1515338 SEAMLESS GUTTERS Specials5 INCH GUTTERS$2.99PER LINEAR FOOT6 INCH GUTTERS$3.99PER LINEAR FOOTMany Colors Available COMMUNITYBRIEFS OBITUARIES Parks Springtime on the M all Festival today and S aturday. The store is at 899 W Main St. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a .m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Inventory includes maple, a ak, sycamore, queen palms a nd bottle brush trees; p odocarpus, pittosporum, g olden dew drop and confede rate jasmine plants; roses; v ariegated ivy baskets; and v egetable plants. Watch for A rcs Plant Nursery to open a t 120 W. College Drive in t he next few months. The Resale Store will also h ave a half price sale on all c lothing on those days.Poker Run to benefit disabledSEBRING Bikers from H ighlands County will ride S aturday from Avon Park, S ebring, Lake Placid, out to L orida and back in a benefit f or the disabled. The Poker Run 2011 h as motorcycle enthusiasts r iding through Highlands C ounty, stopping at sponsor b usinesses to pick up a playi ng card to build a poker h and and win a donated p rize. There will be additiona l games along the way. All p roceeds from registration a nd sponsors go to H andicapped Americans L ove of Life Organization I nc. a non-profit organizat ion that provides rehabilitat ion services to disabled c ounty residents. The ride begins at Alan J ay Ford, Sebring and ends a t the Sebring Elks Lodge. R egistration starts at 9 a.m. a nd is $15 for individuals a nd $25 for couples. K ickstands up at 10:30 a.m. T he event includes a contin ental breakfast, lunch and p rizes and entertainment for p articipants. No Bike No P roblem; cars are welcome t o participate. Join us for a f un day. For more information or to become a sponsor, call 385-1196.Stargaze with Stephan on SaturdayOKEECHOBEE Explore the night sky at Arnolds Wildlife Rehab Center in Okeechobee on Saturday. Do the Critter Crawl from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and watch the rehabilitated panthers, bobcats and owls on the prowl in their cages. Then stargaze with Christopher Stephan, a parttime astronomer for Florida Center for Environmental Studies (CES) at Riverwoods, from 8:30-10 p.m. Learn fun facts about the Milky Way galaxy including constellations, planets and the moon. If it is a rainy night, the event will be rescheduled on April 2. Cost for adults is $10; family rate is $20 (cash or check). RVcampers are welcome (call for rates). Bring flashlights. Telescopes will be set up for star gazing. Coffee and cookies will be served. Arnolds Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is at 14895 N.W. 30th Terrace in Okeechobee. For information, call (863) 634-6804.Attic Sale is SaturdayLAKE PLACID Highlands Park Estates plans its Attic Sale to be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 342 Bottlebrush Ave. Highlands Park Estates. Proceeds from sale help fund community projects.Womans Club sponsors Tasters LuncheonSEBRING At noon Saturday, April 2 the GFWC Womans Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Drive, will hold its first Tasters Luncheon. Many delicious homemade dishes will be available for sampling. The event will consist of the lunch, dessert, beverage and a cookbook containing the recipes of the days dishes for a $5 donation. Only a limited amount of tickets are available; no walk-ins please. Phone 3852605 or 382-0824 for reservations. Sebring Country Estates plans saleSEBRING The Sebring Country Estates Civic Association Inc. will host a big community yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (behind Walmart). This event is open to the public so come early for the best selection of baked goods, miscellaneous home items and much more.Music Festival benefits Boy ScoutsSEBRING The Henscratch Winery is presenting the Hours of Music Festivalto benefit the Boy Scouts of Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties. The festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $6 per person and those ages 10 and under are free. If you bring a can of nonperishable food to support the food banks of Highlands County you get $1 off admission. All proceeds from the event will go to the Boy Scouts of Highlands, Hardee, and Polk counties. Bring chairs or blankets to sit on for the days events. There will be concessions available for breakfast, lunch and dinner for purchase. Continued from page 2A

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Page 6ANews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com CUSTOM ORDERS AVAILABLE Aluminum PVC Sets Wicker Sets Bars & Bar Stools Glider Chairs Swivel Chairs Outdoor Rugs Outdoor Fireplaces Umbrellas Gas Fire Pits NEW STOCK JUST ARRIVED! TODAYPartly sunny and nice83 / 56Winds: NNW at 4-8 mphSunshine86 / 62Winds: SSW at 4-8 mphSATURDAYWarm with bright sunshine87 / 65Winds: SSW at 7-14 mphSUNDAYPartly sunny87 / 67Winds: SW at 8-16 mphMONDAYSome sun with a t-storm possible86 / 59Winds: SE at 8-16 mphTUESDAY City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Sat. Sun.Today Sat. Sun. Washington Washington 50/34 50/34 New York NewYork 41/26 41/26 Miami Miami 82/68 82/68 Atlanta Atlanta 66/51 66/51 Detroit Detroit 34/14 34/14 Houston Houston 81/65 81/65 Chicago Chicago 35/22 35/22 Minneapolis Minneapolis 36/21 36/21 Kansas City KansasCity 46/34 46/34 El Paso ElPaso 76/48 76/48 Denver Denver 58/25 58/25 Billings Billings 40/25 40/25 Los Angeles LosAngeles 62/48 62/48 San Francisco SanFrancisco 58/50 58/50 Seattle Seattle 55/40 55/40 Washington 50/34 New York 41/26 Miami 82/68 Atlanta 66/51 Detroit 34/14 Houston 81/65 Chicago 35/22 Minneapolis 36/21 Kansas City 46/34 El Paso 76/48 Denver 58/25 Billings 40/25 Los Angeles 62/48 San Francisco 58/50 Seattle 55/40 Showers will spread across much of the West today as another storm system pushes onshore. These storms will continue to provide concern for ooding and mudslides over portions of California which remain saturated from previous systems. Snow will continue to accumulate in the mountains. Farther east, showers will spread across the lower Midwest and snow showers will move across the northern Plains. High pressure will provide dry weather for the Southeast, while a few snow showers will linger in New England. U.S. Cities National Forecast for March 25Shown 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 Sat. Sun.Today Sat. Sun. World Cities National SummaryCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Sat. Sun. Today Sat. Sun. Weather (W):s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Albuquerque 65/39/s 62/40/pc 61/37/pc Atlanta 66/51/s 72/58/t 73/51/c Baltimore 46/32/pc 48/35/c 41/33/r Birmingham 68/56/s 74/61/t 75/53/c Boston 38/27/sf 38/28/s 41/27/pc Charlotte 63/43/pc 62/50/r 67/45/c Cheyenne 52/24/pc 51/20/pc 39/24/sh Chicago 35/22/c 37/20/pc 39/22/pc Cleveland 33/17/pc 33/21/pc 39/20/pc Columbus 42/24/c 43/27/pc 46/24/c Dallas 80/61/pc 86/54/pc 71/59/c Denver 58/25/s 58/25/pc 50/24/sh Detroit 34/14/pc 32/18/pc 38/18/pc Harrisburg 42/25/s 41/30/pc 46/25/sn Honolulu 83/70/pc 82/69/pc 82/70/pc Houston 81/65/pc 82/64/pc 82/65/pc Indianapolis 44/27/c 46/23/c 46/28/c Jackson, MS 74/61/s 82/62/pc 81/57/c Kansas City 46/34/c 40/31/r 45/31/c Lexington 50/31/c 54/37/r 55/32/c Little Rock 66/51/c 72/49/t 72/43/c Los Angeles 62/48/c 62/50/sh 65/51/s Louisville 52/35/c 57/35/c 58/31/c Memphis 60/49/pc 74/49/t 68/48/c Milwaukee 34/20/c 34/21/pc 38/22/pc Minneapolis 36/21/c 36/17/c 34/19/pc Nashville 58/43/pc 67/50/r 68/40/c New Orleans 78/66/s 80/66/pc 81/66/pc New York City 41/26/s 39/32/pc 42/30/c Norfolk 52/40/pc 48/46/r 58/38/r Oklahoma City 76/53/c 70/43/pc 62/45/c Philadelphia 42/26/s 42/31/pc 42/33/c Phoenix 74/54/s 75/56/s 78/54/s Pittsburgh 37/21/pc 39/26/pc 39/24/sn Portland, ME 38/20/sf 37/19/pc 39/19/s Portland, OR 52/42/c 53/44/r 58/43/r Raleigh 65/45/pc 58/47/r 60/44/r Rochester 26/16/pc 30/21/pc 35/20/s St. Louis 44/33/c 46/32/r 53/31/c San Francisco 58/50/sh 59/47/r 60/48/c Seattle 55/40/c 52/42/sh 54/39/r Wash., DC 50/34/pc 49/36/c 46/34/r Cape Coral 85/60/pc 87/64/s 87/67/s Clearwater 80/62/pc 85/67/s 86/67/s Coral Springs 85/65/pc 85/68/s 85/70/s Daytona Beach 78/52/s 82/62/s 83/62/s Ft. Laud. Bch 84/67/s 85/71/s 85/72/s Fort Myers 86/62/pc 87/67/s 87/68/s Gainesville 79/46/s 82/59/s 84/60/s Hollywood 85/63/s 85/68/s 86/70/s Homestead AFB 81/63/s 83/69/s 82/69/s Jacksonville 76/48/s 83/59/s 83/60/pc Key West 80/70/s 82/73/s 82/74/s Miami 82/68/s 86/69/s 84/72/s Okeechobee 82/55/pc 85/64/s 87/62/s Orlando 82/55/pc 85/63/s 89/61/s Pembroke Pines 85/63/s 85/68/s 86/70/s St. Augustine 72/51/s 79/62/s 82/62/s St. Petersburg 82/62/pc 85/66/s 86/67/s Sarasota 79/60/pc 82/64/s 84/66/s Tallahassee 76/51/s 80/62/s 84/60/pc Tampa 81/62/pc 83/65/s 85/68/s W. Palm Bch 84/63/pc 84/68/s 84/70/s Winter Haven 84/56/pc 86/63/s 87/65/s Acapulco 90/70/s 90/70/s 88/72/s Athens 65/52/s 69/51/s 64/54/c Beirut 61/51/s 66/54/s 68/56/s Berlin 54/34/c 42/21/c 42/28/s Bermuda 66/57/sh 64/60/pc 70/65/s Calgary 32/21/c 34/24/sn 40/30/pc Dublin 54/37/pc 50/36/pc 50/37/s Edmonton 27/17/pc 29/19/pc 34/21/pc Freeport 81/66/pc 81/67/s 84/70/s Geneva 66/42/s 60/49/sh 57/50/r Havana 88/66/pc 89/69/s 90/72/s Hong Kong 71/59/s 67/57/c 63/55/c Jerusalem 53/38/sh 58/41/s 64/47/s Johannesburg 78/56/t 70/57/t 71/55/r Kiev 40/35/sh 42/26/sn 41/22/pc London 61/41/pc 54/37/pc 51/32/pc Montreal 32/17/sf 33/15/pc 36/15/s Moscow 27/16/sf 25/14/c 27/15/sn Nice 68/51/pc 65/51/pc 65/49/r Ottawa 30/12/sf 34/10/pc 36/14/s Quebec 33/6/sf 27/10/sf 25/15/sf Rio de Janeiro 88/76/s 90/78/s 90/78/s Seoul 46/27/c 46/28/s 50/27/sh Singapore 86/77/t 87/78/r 87/77/r Sydney 79/59/c 74/59/pc 75/60/pc Toronto 28/14/pc 36/14/pc 36/17/s Vancouver 52/42/c 54/41/sh 52/41/r Vienna 66/50/pc 55/39/r 47/38/pc Warsaw 46/34/sh 37/22/sn 40/22/pc Winnipeg 28/1/pc 22/3/pc 31/12/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High .............................................. 1:50 a.m. Low ............................................... 7:46 a.m. High .............................................. 2:03 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:14 p.m. Partly sunny and nice today. Clear to partly cloudy tonight. Sunshine tomorrow. Sunday: warm with bright sunshine. Monday: partly sunny. Tuesday: partly sunny with a shower or thunderstorm possible. Amarillo, Texas, received nearly 21 inches of snow on March 25, 1934. Most of it melted shortly after reaching the ground. Actual snow depth never exceeded 5 inches. Partly sunny and nice today. Winds westnorthwest 4-8 mph. Expect 6-10 hours of sunshine with relative humidity 70% early, 35% in the afternoon and good drying conditions. 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. LastNewFirstFull Mar 26Apr 3Apr 11Apr 17 Today Saturday Sunrise 7:25 a.m. 7:24 a.m. Sunset 7:39 p.m. 7:40 p.m. Moonrise 1:18 a.m. 2:12 a.m. Moonset 12:02 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Jacksonville 76/48 Gainesville 79/46 Ocala 78/47 Daytona Beach 78/52 Orlando 82/55 Winter Haven 84/56 Tampa 81/62 Clearwater 80/62 St. Petersburg 82/62 Sarasota 79/60 Fort Myers 86/62 Naples 82/61 Okeechobee 82/55 West Palm Beach 84/63 Fort Lauderdale 84/67 Miami 82/68 Tallahassee 76/51 Apalachicola 70/55 Pensacola 73/61 Key West Avon Park 84/56 Sebring 83/56 Lorida 83/55 Lake Placid 84/55 Venus 84/55 Brighton 82/55 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High .............................................. 6:04 p.m. Low ............................................... 1:48 a.m. High .....................................................none Low ......................................................none 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. 4 8 8 4 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 80/70 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 11.62 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Sunday .......................................... 86 Low Sunday ........................................... 48 High Monday ......................................... 85 Low Monday .......................................... 44 High Tuesday ......................................... 85 Low Tuesday .......................................... 46 High Wednesday .................................... 87 Low Wednesday .................................... 49Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 34% Expected air temperature ....................... 83 Makes it feel like .................................... 82BarometerMonday ...............................................30.20 Tuesday ...............................................30.09 Wednesday .........................................30.01PrecipitationMonday ...............................................0.00 Tuesday ...............................................0.00 Wednesday .........................................0.00 Month to date ..................................... 1.58 Year to date ......................................... 4.45 WHATS HOPPIN AROUND TOWN?Subscribe today and nd out! 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a fter widespread protests by t eachers and other oppon ents including many local s chool officials. Crists veto a ngered fellow Republicans. Republicans say a testb ased merit pay plan will h elp attract and keep top t eachers while eliminating t enure will enable school o fficials to get rid of the bad o nes more quickly. We must recruit and r etain the best people to m ake sure every classroom i n Florida has a highly e ffective teacher, Scott said i n a statement. Many teachers and their u nions remain opposed to t he legislation that also c hips away at teachersdue p rocess and collective barg aining rights. Theres just so many p roblems with it, said Mark Pudlow, spokesman for the Florida Education Association, the statewide teachers union. Its a terribly unfunded mandate to local school districts. Merit pay and a new teacher evaluation plan that goes along with it wont go into effect until 2014, but districts will begin spending millions to develop new student tests needed to implement those provisions during the next year while facing sharp budget cuts, Pudlow said. Unfortunately, his misery bleeds over into his job, and he ends up in a dumpster, thrown there by an angry wedding party after he ruins a perfectly good celebration. Christa Dorman plays Julie Sullivan, a young woman who works as a waitress at the same reception hall where Robbie sings. As Julie helps Robbie get over the girl who dumped him, he helps her prepare for her own wedding to a Wall Street yuppie type, played by John Ritter. The yuppie is an early gadget geek the first on his block to have a cell phone, the size, shape and weight of a brick. He is also a cheat and scoundrel. Julie and Robbie begin to develop feelings for each other, which make their complicated lives even more confounding. But not to worry, everything works out. Throughout the play there are references to the s, including a slew of Las Vegas impersonators from the era who help Robbie and Julie get together. People like President and Mrs. Reagan, Billy Idol Mr. T and Cindy Lauper. There are nods to Michael Jackson and his album Thriller, Madonna and the Material Girl and Flash Dance. Andrea Hardy-Stanford, who plays Julies best friend, choreographed the show and dances, too. The cast fills the stage with swirling movement and individuals like Adam Meredith, Austin Westergom and Lindsey Moffat stand out. Chris Martin and Roberto Gonzalez play Robbies band partners; Rose Marie Tippins Beringer, playing Robbies grandmother and has one of the more startling laugh lines of the night; Martile Blackman plays Julies mother. The rest of the cast are: Manny Concepcion, Danielle Francis, Gloria Coffey, Michelle Waldron, Darin Mac Neill, Larissa Luna, Justin Pratt, Heather Lemos, Lydia Ford, Payton Sneed, Abigail Hammet, Art Harriman, Glenn Fowle r, Jonathan Lambrigh t, Mckenzie Gentlema n, Brooklyn Sneed, Nala Pric e, Abbe Albritton and Kende ll Haithcock. The show is a music al comedy with a large ca st, lively dancing and snapp y lines. It has adult themes an d some blunt, off-color la nguage, but is up-beat and fu n with a happy ending. While not for young ch ildren, it is fine for teens. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 7A LIMITED SPACE CALLTODAY! 5 DAYS a week$ 30 Get In Shape Learn Self Defense Improve Self Esteem Make Better GradesMARTIAL ARTS AMERICA471-2467Best After School Program in SebringFREEPICKUP from: Kindergarten Learning Center, Cracker Trail, Sun-N-Lakes, Woodlawn, Fred Wild, Memorial, Hill Gustat, Sebring Middle/High Located on Kenilworth Sebring*Some Restrictions Apply Life Care, Not Day Care AVON PARK BINGO1091 W. Main St., Avon Park 863-453-2727 (Corner of SR 64 & US 27) 7 NIGHTS A WEEK! MATINEE SUN & WED ELECTRONICPOWER TOUCH i s the beginning of consens us building. From here it g rows. Macklin and Austin were o n opposite of the immigrat ion discussion a few years a go, but both Macklin and A ustin agreed that the leade rship of Avon Park was c urrently out of touch. We can have a discuss ion and not make it persona l. It is about the issues, and w e agree that this is a large i ssue, Macklin said. The rally started at 4 p.m. a nd the size of the group c hanged as the afternoon w aned, some coming after w ork was done, and some l eaving after a few hours on t he warm sidewalks. Several drivers honked h orns and waived at those c arrying signs, including a c ouple of council members. Was that the mayor? o ne citizen asked as a large r eddish-purple SUVdrove b y and honked. What brought me out h ere is that the government i n the area is not in touch with the people. The billing is going up and up. It needs some balance. Something needs to be done about it, said protester Joe Haliday. I live right downtown, and my grandmother moved here in 1957. I am not happy with the current council. I do not know their exact policies, I dont even know all their names, but I do not see representation of the people. I am interested in seeing a recall. What is happening to me with the billing and others has to be stopped. This town is not business friendly, and that needs to change, said Lillie Hilton. We operated a business for about three years, and then there was a problem with building compliance. Mr. Behrens tried to help, but the council did not help at all. Mr. Behrens tried to come up with solutions, but Brenda Gray knocked it out every time, Hilton said. It is time for a change here. I found it hard to open an run a business here. We paid for re-zoning and it never happened. Avon Parks business policies put us out of business here, said Bobby Caldwell as he discussed his concerns with the council. Acity council is supposed to work to make the city better, not worse, Caldwell said. This is just the first step, said Austin. This will continue, we wanted to protest to just raise awareness and to get the ball rolling to save Avon Park from our elected officials, she said. Continued from page 1A t he City. This is as serious as i t gets. The entire Union has f iled the complaint, said D eleon said in his e-mail. In response to the union l etter, Deleon stated that he h as taken steps to correct the p ersonnel problems. Since this is a serious i ssue for us, it is my decis ion to exempt bargaining u nit employees immediately f rom the citys policy manua l until further discussion is a chieved with the bargaini ng unit members, Deleon s aid. The terms of the policy m anual only apply to your n on-union employees. The reality is there could be replication, or conflicts between our new policy manual and the union agreements, he added. In addition to policy suspension, Deleon also took actions to restore the finance department to original status, demoting Lilly Ann Bermudez and decreasing her pay. Bermudez had been given additional duties by former city manager Bruce Behrens, which included overseeing the day-to-day utilities billing. This week has been about cleaning up personnel matters. The finance department has been restored back to its original configuration. All of the pervious functionality within finance has been reestablished, Deleon said in his e-mail. I have implemented the following changes: Since City Hall is 259% over spent on overtime and Comp time, there is a freeze on any further overtime or comp spending within City Hall, unless there is a documentable emergency. Ahiring freeze is implemented City wide, all vacant positions will be evaluated by the department head, and interim city manages to discuss the specific staffing needs in moving forward, Deleon stated. Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A n ight at the Morris Funeral C hapel, according to Avon P ark Police Chief Michael J. R owan. I knew Sam for over 10 y ears. He was a good friend. I helped put a roof on his h ouse, but he was there for a nyone anytime, Rowan s aid. He had a tremendous p ersonality, and was e xtremely generous. He was great to sit and talk with him. He was a good friend, Rowan remembered. Kelly Lister said that White was born in Jacksonville, and was a graduate of Avon Park High School before entering into the U.S. Army. White is also survived by his wife, Linda, his son, Cameron White and wife Teresa, of Orlando, and his brother, Cameron D. White, of Arizona. White had three grandchildren, Hannah and Peyton White and Dalton Lister. The family asked that memorials are requested to go to Florida Hospital Foundation. He always spent Sundays with his grandson. That was their day to go to the movies. He will be missed by everyone, but especially by his family, Jason Lister added. Continued from page 2A from several church groups on Saturday, said David Greenslade, executive director for the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce. The festival runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Over 100 vendors have sent in their applications this year, and we have a lot to see and do both days, Greenslade said. Traditionally, the festival hosts various arts and crafts, jewelry and other handcrafted items, but this year, church organizations will provide entertainment in Veterans Square from 10 a.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday. Additionally, performers will add to the atmosphere on a stage located at the crossover on Main Street and Lake Avenue. Bring lawn chairs if you are coming for the entertainment, Greenslade added. There will also be bounce houses and slides for the kids. The Avon Park Noon Rotary will have their traditional pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in front of Auto Options. The admission is free, and the 5K run will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Friday at the old armory on North Verona Avenue, but please let people know it is on a different day than last year, Greenslade said. The Depot Museum will be open during the festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The air-conditioned railroad dining will also be open, serving their famous homemade apple, strawberry an d peach cobblers with i ce cream. Beverages will al so be available. As a special attraction f or the festival, the museum w ill feature The Morse Telegrap h Club, Florida Chapte r, demonstrating how railroa ds communicated with ea ch other in those early days. Visitors will also see se veral new exhibits, includin g one on Spanish moss and t he part it played in Henry Ford s Model Ts back in the 1920 s. Other new exhibits spotlig ht the Pinecrest Hotel on La ke Lotela, once a famous go lf resort, and the Avon Pa rk High Schools Red Dev il Circus performances of t he 1950s. Those seeking more info rmation can contact the Avo n Park Chamber of Commer ce at 453-3350. Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Protest held at APCity Hall HLT presenting The Wedding Singer News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y A bride and groom Lindsey Moffat and Austin Westergom dance at their wedding. Mall Festival on tap in Avon Park News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE A protester stands out on Main Street in Avon Park in Avon Park holding a sign that expresses the feelings of many at the rally on Wednesday. Union unhappy with AP policy White served AP in many ways Scott signs teacher bill into law

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Page 8ANews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com COUNTRY CLUB REALTY 863-382-6575 www.CountryClubRealtyofSebring.comTWO LOCATIONSTOSERVE YOUGOLF HAMMOCK1 Hammock Circle Sebring, FL 33872COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING4800 Haw Branch Rd. Sebring, FL 33875863-382-6575OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY & SUNDAY! FAIRMOUNT MOBILES 27 to Schumacher Rd, 1st (R) on Seattle next to SunTrust then 1st left on Delaware to home on (R). 215970 NEW LISTING! SUNDAY 1PM-3PMFURNISHED & NICE! BRIGHT & SPACIOUS: 2 BED, 1 BA, 1 CARPORTSHED FOR TOOLS & TOYS! Newly painted exterior & screened porch! 3208 DELAWARE AVE. $39,900 FAIRMOUNT MOBILEUS 27 to Schumacher Rd, to (R) on Seattle Ave to (L) on Illinois Ave to home on (R). 215113 GREA T PRICE!TAKE A LOOK! IMPRESSIVE: 2 BED, 1.5 BA, 2 CG WALK TO EVERYTHING FROM HERE! Fully furnished with new laminate wood floors! 3352 ILLINOIS AVE. $39,900 FRANCISSPARTA EASTUS 27 to Sparta Rd to (L) on Elf Dr., to home on right216783 NEWLISTING!TRUE PEACE & QUIET: PEACEFUL LOCATION: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG REMODELED KITCHEN! Granite breakfast bar and great location too! 1721 ELF DR. $88,900 COUNTRY CLUB OFSEBRINGUS 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R) into Country Club of Sebring (Haw Branch Rd) to (R) on Rodeo to home on (R).215263 LOVE IT!SEVENTHHEAVEN! GOLF COURSE DEAL: 2 BED, 2 BA, 1 CG TASTEFULLY UPDATED! New light fixtures, fans, & stainless steel appliances! 3863 RODEO DR. $99,900 DESOTO CITY27 to East on 98 to North on CR 17 Home on the left hand side of the road facing Red Beach lake.215054 GREAT NEW PRICE!PEACEFUL RETREAT! NEW APPLIANCES: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG JUST BRING TOOTHBRUSH! View of Red Beach Lake & rose garden! 6803 CR 17 S $99,900 SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATESUS 27 west on Thunderbird Rd to (R) on Corvette to home on (R). 215198 INCLUDES POOL!STUNNING LOW PRICE! METAL ROOF & POOL: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG GORGEOUS OAK TREES! Stunning vinyl wood faux flooring! Gorgeous oaks w/ lots of shade! 310 CORVETTE $124,782 GOLF HAMMOCKUS 27 to Hammock Rd, turn into main entrance of Golf Hammock, turn right on Par Rd to Cormorant Pt. Dr, to left on Golf Haven Terrace to home on the left.216574 OPEN SAT & SUN!QUALITY & BEAUTY! EVERYTHING INCLUDED: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2CG FABULOUS MASTER! Beautifully furnished w/ perfect floor plan! OPEN SAT & SUN! 3614 GOLF HAVEN TERR. $139,500 LAKE JOSEPHINEUS 27 to Lake Josephine Blvd to (R) on Oak Beach Blvd. 214621 LAKEFRONT!JUST BRING BOAT! LAKE VIEWS: 3 BED, 2 BA, 1 CG REMODELED AND GORGEOUS! 3 sets of sliders lead to deck perfect for relaxing. 2162 OAK BEACH BLVD. $194,755 HIGHLANDS RIDGESebring Pkwy (L) on Home (L) on 17 N to (R) on Powerline (L) into Highlands Ridge (R) on Oakmont (Arbor Green) to home on (R). 215458 JUSTREDUCED!BEAUTIFUL LOT! CUL-DE-SAC BEAUTY: 3 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG Gorgeous and private, w/ built-in entertainment center, wood cabinets & granite countertops. 3124 OAKMONT DR. $229,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGEUS 27 to Sebring Pkwy to (L) on Home Ave to (L) on SR17 to (R) on Powerline Rd to (L) into Highlands Ridge to (R) on Fairway Vista to (L) on Carter Creek Dr to home on (R). 214272 LIGHT & BRIGHT!LARGE LANAIOVERLOOKS GOLF! OVERLOOKS GOLF: 3 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG LARGE LANAI & BAY WINDOW! Beautiful new floors private master suite 4008 CARTER CREEK DR. $239,900 COUNTRY CLUB OFSEBRINGUS 27 to West on Hammock Rd to (L) on CR 635 to (R) on Haw Branch Rd to (R) on Strafford Oaks to home on the (L).216106 DAZZLING DEAL!BARGAIN LUXURY! SPECTACULAR: 3 BED, 3 BA, OFFICE, 2 CG LOVELY CIRCULAR DRIVE! UPGRADED AND LUXURIOUS! Sparkling pool w/ waterfall too! 7099 STRAFFORDOAKS DR. $284,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGESebring Pkwy (L) on Home (L) on 17 N to (R) on Powerline (L) into Highlands Ridge (R) on Oakmont (Arbor Green) to (L) on Oakhill to home on (L).214065 EXQUISITE!MAGNIFICENT VERANDAH! SPACIOUS & OPEN: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG AWESOME VERANDA! Beautiful breakfast bar, garage w/golf cart + workshop area! 3010 OAKHILL DR. $284,900 SUN N LAKEUS 27 to Sun N Lake Blvd, around Circle to (L) on Ramiro St. (R) on Castile Ave. 1st (L) on Palazzo St. to home on (R). 216688 NEWLISTING!AFFORDABLE! THE PRICE IS RIGHT: 2 BED, 2 BA, 1 CG SPACIOUS FLORIDA ROOM screened entry & porch, security system & new roof in 2004. 4121 PALAZZO ST. $53,900 THUNDERBIRD HILLSUS 27 to west on Thunderbird, (L) on Thunderbird Hills, (R) into the 3rd village on the right to home on the right.214899 NEWLOWER PRICE!RARE FIND! RARE FIND: 2 BED, 2 BA, 1 CG BRIGHT & SPACIOUS SPLIT PLAN. Kitchen has great view to backyard! 3718 CAMRY CT. $79,900 PINECREST GOLFCLUBUS 27 N to (R) on Main Street to (R) on Memorial to (L) on SR 17 to (R) on Hollyhurst to house on (R). 216178 GOLF VIEWS TOO!MOVEINREADY! RECENTLY UPDATED: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG LOVELY NEUTRAL COLORS! Overlooks Pinecrest golf course fairway! 1850 HOLLYHURST DR. $105,900 GOLF HAMMOCKUS 27 to Hammock Rd to (R) at entrance of Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Drive) to (R) on Par Rd to (R) on Cormorant Point Dr to home on (L).213002 PRICEREDUCED!STUNNING GOLF VIEW! GORGEOUS PAVERED PATIO: 2 BED, 2 BA, GCG BEAUTIFUL YARD! Updated paint, new carpet move in ready! 3508 CORMORANT POINT DR. $114,500 GOLF HAMMOCKUS 27 to Hammock Rd., (R) into Golf Hammock (R) on Par Rd, immediate (R) into Cormorant Point (Cormorant Pt. Dr), (R) on Waterwood to next (R) on Waterwood around bend to home on (L) at culdesac.214328 SCENIC & SERENE!JUST UPDATED! GREAT NEW PRICE: 2 BED, 2 BA, 1 CG 55+ COMMUNITY New carpet, freshly painted interior & new ceramic tile! 3506 WATERWOODDR. $114,900 GOLF HAMMOCKUS 27 to Hammock Rd to (R) into Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Dr) to (R) on Par Rd to (R) on Cormorant Pt Dr to (R) on Waterwood Dr to next (R) on Waterwood to home.213678 STRESS FREE LIVING!CORMORANT PT BEAUTY! FLORIDA ROOM BEAUTY: 2 BED, 2 BA, 1 CG NEWER APPLIANCES! Private guest quarters and Florida room too! 3320 WATERWOODDR. $123,900 SPRING LAKEUS 27 to Hwy 98, to (L) on Spring Lake Blvd to (L) on Duane Palmer Blvd to (L) on Kenwood Pl to home on left. 214444 POOL, FIREPLACE & MORE! NO WORRIES: 3 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG HEATED POOL INCLUDED! Cathedral ceilings, open kitchen & soaker tub! 6908 KENWOODPL. $144,900 GOLF HAMMOCKUS 27 TO Hammock Rd (R) into Golf Hammock (Golf Hammock Dr), around circle at clubhouse (R) on Mulligan (L) at Duffer Loop to corner house on immediate (L).216666 DETACHED GARAGE PLUS! OVERSIZED CORNER LOT: 3 BED, 2.5 BA, 2 CG JACUZZI TUB TOO! Insulated windows, Corian counters, elegant master! 4101 DUFFER LOOP $224,500 HIGHLANDS RIDGESebring Parkway to (L) on Home Ave (L) on 17N (R) on Powerline Rd. (L) into Highlands Ridge (R) on Fairway Vista (L) on Anglers Stream to house on (R).216270 NEW LISTING!BEAUTIFUL LOT! GORGEOUS & INVITING: 2 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG. Modern floor plan volume ceilings open & modern flloor plan so entertain in style. Den + beautiful lanai. 3269 ANGLERS STREAM E. $239,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGESebring Parkway to (L) on Home Ave. (L) on 17N. (R) on Powerline Rd. (L) into Highlands Ridge (R) on Oakmont (R) on Oakhill.216301 MANY UPGRADES!BEAUTIFUL! GREAT COLORS: 3 BED, 2 BA, 3+ CG Upgraded landscaping, screened lanai and den w/ beautiful bar! 3019 OAKHILL DR. $259,900 HIGHLANDS RIDGESebring Pkwy to (L) on Home Ave to stop sign and (L) on 17N to (R) at Powerline Rd to (L) into Highlands Ridge (Clubhouse Dr) to (R) at Fairway Vista to (L) on Carter Creek Dr to home on (L). 212424 WATER & GOLF!BETTER THANNEW! GOLF COURSE LIVING: 3 BED, 2 BA, 2 CG UPGRADES GALORE! Neutral colors, great split plan 3rd bedroom Murphy bed. Garage has golf cart area! 4013 CARTER CREEK DR. $284,900 COUNTRY CLUB OFSEBRINGUS 27 to Hammock Rd to (L) on 635 to (R) into Country Club of Sebring (Haw Branch Rd) past clubhouse and tennis courts to (R) on Strafford Oaks to home on (R).216020 NEW ON MARKET!VERY SPECIAL INDEED! BEAUTIFUL & LUXURIOUS: 3 BED, 3 BA, 2 CG: POOL, WATERFALL & THEATRE ROOM! Fireplace, crown molding & breathtaking views! 6028 STRAFFORDOAKS DR. $424,900NEW LOWER PRICE!NEW ON MARKET!BOTHDAYS 1PM-3PM

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AD RATESGARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $11503 days$14(additional lines $1 each)MISCELLANEOUSmerchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1750(additional lines $3 each)REAL ESTATE EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-1177 GCS WAUCHULA STATE BANK Plaintiff, vs. JUSTIN CRANFIELD, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUSTIN CRANFIELD, IF ANY, KEVIN CRANFIELD, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN CRANFIELD, IF A NY, BEWELL CRANFIELD, AND TAMMY CRANFIELD Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND COSTS dated March 8, 2011, in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, at the Highlands County Courthouse, located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at 11:00 A.M., on April 4, 2011, the following described property s set forth in said SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND TAXATION OF ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS, to wit: Lot 51, Block E, Hillside Lake Estates, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 27, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 1989 SPRI Mobile Home, Id No. GAFLJ34A10770SH, Title No. 48164948, and Id No. GAFLJ34B10770SH, Tile No. 50992024 Parcel Id: C-10-36-29-010-00E0-0510 Commonly known as: 407 River Drive, Sebring, FL 33875 Dated this 8th day of March, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk of Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 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, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (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. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. March 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-1169-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-1169-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, SUN 'N LAKE BUILDERS, INC.; WILLIAM C. HAMM; JEFF ENDSLEY; JOSEPH D. ENDSLEY; FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL YACHTS, LLC; and described as follows: Lots 26, 27, & 28, in Block 344, of SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 16, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 4, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 4982, 4988, & 4994 Myrtle Beach Drive, Sebring, FL 33872 Real Property Tax ID#: C-04-34-28-160-3440-0280; C-04-34-28-160-3440-0270; C-04-34-28-160-3440-0260. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Cler k IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-123 IN RE: ESTATE OF NEWITT WALKER a/k/a NEWITT RODNEY WALKER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of NEWITT WALKER a/k/a NEWITT RODNEY WALKER, deceased, whose date of death was June 13, 2010, and whose social security number is 243-40-7683, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 25, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Phyllis D. Hargrove 4806 Granada Blvd. Sebring, FL 33872 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 March 25; April 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-874GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GUILLERMO F. RUBIO; ERICA D. BROWN; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, GUILLERMO F. RUBIO and ERICA D. BROWN, dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-874-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and GUILLERMO F. RUBIO and ERICA D. BROWN are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, GUILLERMO F. RUBIO and ERICA D. BROWN, and described as follows: Lot 5, in Block 25, of SECOND RESUBDIVISION OF HOFFMAN'S GROVE ADDITION TO LAKE STEARNS, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 96, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 204 Palmetto Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852; f/k/a 210 Palmetto Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 Real Property Tax ID#: P-06-37-30-040-0250-0050. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-1170-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-1170-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, FOGG REPORTING, INC.; PARAGON REPORTING, INC.; PAMELA COLDING; MICHELLE FOGG; and STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, and described as follows: Lot 16 and the Northwesterly 1/2 of Lot 17, in Block 66, of the Subdivision of part of Tract ``U'', TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 23, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; said Northwesterly 1/2 of Lot 17 being more particularly described as follows: Beginning where the common line of Lots 16 and 17 intersect Fernleaf Avenue, thence Southwesterly along Fernleaf Avenue 25 feet; thence Northeasterly and parallel to the common line of Lots 16 and 17 to the rear lot line of Lot 17; thence Northwesterly along the rear of Lot 17 a distance of 25 feet; thence Southwesterly along the common line of Lots 16 and 17 to the Point of Beginning. Real Property Address: 344 Fernvale Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 Real Property Tax ID#: S-29-34-29-070-0660-0160. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-648-GCS CAMPUS USA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. KIMBERLY J. BATES, UNKNOWN SPOUSE, OAK ISLAND SUBDIVISION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION and SECOND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 4th day of April, 2011, at 11:00 A.M. at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Jury Room, Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, the undersigned Clerk will offer for sale the following real and personal property more particularly described as: Lot 40, of Oak Island, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 45of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida TOGETHER WITH: all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the property. The aforesaid sale will be made pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in Civil No. 10-648-GCS now pending in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 8th day of March, 2011. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk March 18, 25, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-790-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Notice is given that pursuant to a Final Judgment in Foreclosure Against Defendants, CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4; dated the 8th day of March, 2011, in Case No. 10-790-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, in which HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK is the Plaintiff and CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of April, 2011 the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Against Defendants, CASA BELLA DEVELOPERS, LLC; C & G FAMILY VENTURES, LLC; THREE (3) TEAM HOLDINGS, LLC; RICARDO D. GOMEZ; DENNISE S. AUSTIN; ANTHONY D. CASERTA; HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4, and described as follows: Lot 17, in Block 10, of HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION D, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 86, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 106 Marshall Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Real Property Tax ID#: C-20-36-30-040-0100-0170. AND Lot 3, in Block 10, of HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION D, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 86, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Address: 134 Marshall Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Real Property Tax ID#: C-20-36-30-040-0100-0030. DATED on March 9, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM OF LIEN WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. March 25; April 1, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Pursuant to Section 715.109, notice is hereby given that the following property will be offered for public sale and will sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash: A 1983 CORONA COACH CO./CONTINENTAL ROYAL House Trailer, VIN # 2C7104A and 2C7104B, and the contents therein, if an, abandoned by previous owners, Joseph Dewey Allen and Garnet Ball Allen. Sebring Village Mobile Home Park, 200 Cetra Street, Lot B-7 a/k/a 4343 Schumacher Road, #150E, Sebring, Florida 33872 on March 30, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. THE EDWARDS LAW FIRM PL 1901 Morrill Street Sarasota, Florida 34236 Tel. (941) 363-0110 By: /s/ Sheryl A. EdwardsFlorida Bar No. 0057495 March 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 11-122FCS MONA TRACEY, Petitioner and SHELDON TRACEY, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: SHELDON TRACEY LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 458 ALOHA AVE., LAKE PLACID, FL 33852YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on, MONA TRACEY, whose address is 458 Aloha Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852, on or before April 15, 2011 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED: March 7, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alice Perez Deputy Clerk March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-95 IN RE: ESTATE OF DOROTHY M. HAIRE, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOROTHY M. HAIRE, deceased, File Number PC 11-95, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Y EARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 18, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Douglas W. Haire A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Michael L. Keiber MICHAEL L. KEIBER, ESQUIRE Law Office of Michael L. Keiber, P.A. 129 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 V. (863)385-5188 F. (863)471-1111 Florida Bar No. 620610 March 18, 25, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 10-1140 GCS J. RUDY REINHARDT and SHIRLEY A. REINHARDT, his wife, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT HOGGATT and PAULA HOGGATT a/k/a PAULA R. WOERDEMAN, husband and wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-titled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 567 and Lot 568, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT NO. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 89, 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 13th day of April, 2011. SIGNED this 14th day of March, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff 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, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (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. March 18, 25, 2011 1050LegalsNOTICE 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 APRIL 18, 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 Aimee Bowlin #248 Sarah Deweese #360 DISPOSITION BEING MADE TO SATISFY LANDLORD'S LIEN, MANAGEMENT RESERVES ALL RIGHTS, UNDER FLORIDA LAW, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN CASH. March 25; April 1, 2011 LOOKING FOR THAT SPECIAL HOME?Search the News-Sun Classifieds every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but,no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876

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HAYWOOD Deceased NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED FUNDS TO: SUSAN LLAMA Unknown Address PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that there is now deposit with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida $1,560.32. To claim these funds, it would be necessary for you to present your claim to The Probate Office, Room 102, before September 23, 2011. Unclaimed funds shall be deposited with the State Treasurer of the State of Florida as provided by Section 733.816 of the Florida Stautes. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have set my hand and official seal Sebring, Florida, on February 17, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida BY: /s/ Kathy Whitlock DEPUTY CLERK February 25; March 25, 2011 The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purchasing Department for: I I T T B B 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 3 R R e e n n o o v v a a t t i i o o n n o o f f S S o o c c c c e e r r F F i i e e l l d d s s a a t t C C i i t t y y ' s s M M a a x x L L o o n n g g F F i i e e l l d d R R e e c c r r e e a a t t i i o o n n a a l l C C o o m m p p l l e e x x Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from our website at: mysebring.com or by contacting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, Fax 863-471-5168, or e-mail: kirkzimmerman@mysebring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining documents via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bids. Bids must be delivered to the City of Sebring Purchasing Office A ttn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 2 2 : : 0 0 0 0 P P M M , M M o o n n d d a a y y , A A p p r r i i l l 1 1 1 1 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 o o f f t t h h e e o o f f f f i i c c i i a a l l t t i i m m e e c c l l o o c c k k i i n n t t h h e e p p u u r r c c h h a a s s i i n n g g o o f f f f i i c c e e Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, or any other type of delivery service. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and ordinance of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804); all provisions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. 287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat287.134, et seq,as amended, regarding discrimination. Additionally the successful bidder and any subcontractor utilized will be required to enroll in the Federal Government's E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of employees. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or rej ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent Sebring, Florida March 23, 25, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsH2A COMPLETELLC is recruiting in behalf of a local farm in Big Creek, MS. 30 Temporary Farm Laborers needed. Must be at least 18 years old. Job dates 5/1/2011 11/06/2011. 2 months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanters & mechanical diggers. Clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand. General Field & fence maintenance. Preparing the ground for planting. Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Devining plants by hand. Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvest potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or typel. Load & unload boxes on trucks or trailers. Clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment. All tools will be provided at no cost to workers. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Will also plant, cultivate & harvest purple hull peas. Housing and kitchen facilities provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of work contract. 3/4 guarantee, 35 hrs per week Mon Sat. 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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Friday, March 25, 2011Page 11 A its not just about making the sale anymore its about building trustits about being a part of the communityits about helping businesses grow Do you love selling a product you believe in? Are you committed to excellence? If so, were interested in talking to you!The News-Sun is actively seeking a dynamic sales professional that knows the difference between just making a sale and building a solid and dependable relationship with a client. If you are a sales oriented individual who is self-motivated, customer oriented and possess exceptional communication and organizational skills, consider joining our team. Candidates will be required to maintain established accounts while developing new clientele and working closely with area business organizations. Transportation required. Base salary plus commission, mileage, paid time off, health insurance, 401K & more. 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LAKE PLACID620 CR 29, Fri-Sat, Mar 25th & 26, 8am-1pm. 2 4x6 beige free-standing office petitions; 3' hand cart, 30'' utility cart; SHELVING: (5) 36''x72''x18'' (5-shelves); (5) Heavy Duty 18''x72''72'' (3 shelves); 24''X48'' Wood Computer Desk w/hutch; (3) wood swivel barstools w/backs, + many household items. LAKE PLACID3007 Morning Glory Dr, Fri & Sat Mar 25 & 26, 8am 2pm, yard tools, hand tools, fishing equip., household items, clothing, sm. microwave.ESTATE SALESEBRING March 25th & 26th Everything must go!! Black leather couch & loveseat Modern dining table and chairs Much more in the house!! Man's garage full of stuff, power tools, hand tools (Craftsman), riding mower, push mower & much more. 2001 Dodge Gran Caravan w/ 45K. Garage opens @ 7am on Friday. House will open @ 8am on Friday. 1608 Dozier Ave. on the corner of Higson Ave. behind Harder Hall just off Lakewood. Sale being conducted by Transitions Now LLC Assisting with life's changes AVON PARKLAKES Sunday Mar. 27th, 8am 3pm. Furniture, clothes, household items. Much Much More! No Early Birds!! AVON PARKMULTI-FAMILY SALE! 699 N. Verona Ave, Fri & Sat, Mar 25th & 26th, 8am-? Lots of OLD, NEW, UNIQUE ITEMS, Antiques, Furniture & Lots of Misc. AVON PARKMulti Family Sale! 2603 N Rochester Rd. Fri Sat Sun 3/25 -26-27, 8am ? Hobby tools, stove, motorcycle, clothing & shoes, Household items. Too Much To List! AVON PARKMULTI FAMILY SALE Fri & Sat 3/25 & 26, 8am 1pm. Collectibles, antique jewelry, glassware, household items, clothing, antique toys, many FREE items. Everything Must Go! AVON PARKMoving Sale! 216 S Florida Ave, Fri & Sat 3/25 & 3/26, 8am5pm, Household items, children's clothing & toys. Too Much To List AVON PARKHUGE CHARITY YARD SALE! Fri Sat 3/25 & 26, 12 W LaGrande St. off of N Lake Ave. We're doing it again, same place NEW STUFF! All proceeds go to American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Avon Park. AVON PARK2215 N Holly Ave, near Adventist Thrift Store, Fri & Sat Mar 25 & 26, 8am? Tools, fishing, boat, motor, trailer, household items. SEB. -FRI. 3/25, SAT. 3/26, 8AM-5PM GIANT MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE FLORIDA SHERIFF'S YOUTH RANCH 4001 EILAND DR., SEBRING, FL 33875 OFF S.R. 66 & PAYNE RD. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WOODEN WHITEspiral reupholstered padded chairs (2) both for $40 863-382-6006 TYPEWRITER -SHARP electric $30 863-471-2502 MICHELIN TIRES4 14inch. all for $50 obo 863-214-6697 GLASSWARE -Name brand collectible, $75 obo. 863-214-6697 FREEZER -Upright, 18 ft. $75. 863-453-3032 or 863-873-7360. DESK CHAIRBlack / chrome / arms / casters. Black upholstery, ex. cond. $25 863-446-0972 ANTIQU CHAIRBrown upholstery, very good cond. $25 obo 863-446-0972 7310Bargain Buys PROFORM CROSSWALK treadmill. Excellent condition. $150 863-453-3079 GENERATORS (2)4000 watt, $200; 4300 watt, $250. Both Good Condition. 863-453-3032 7300Miscellaneous 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 Rental LOOKING FORSEASONAL RENTAL 2BR, 2BA Condo or House for Jan-Feb-Mar 2012. In Sebring Preferred Call 863-658-1564, before 10 am or after 8 pm, or email: eliskagantert@rogers.com HOG/TURKEY LEASE2 Ethical Bowhunters seeking hog/turkey lease. No dogs, guns, ATV's, or mess. Contact: Irv, 608-516-8615 or irv.xpress@gmail.com 6650Wanted to RentHISTORIC DOWNTOWNSEBRING SECURE workshop /warehouse units 500 800 sq. ft. 8' & 12' rollup doors. Small deposit, No lease required. $200 to $400 per month. Lights included. 863-414-7174 or 863-458-9020 6550Warehousesfor RentSEBRING HILLSAREA Looking for single individual to share homes with full use of house. No deposit. All ages may apply. 863-3857771 6450Roommates Wanted SEBRING -Furnished, 1BR with private bath, in Senior RV Resort. Washer/Dryer, Cable, full use of house. No Pets, No Smoking. For more information call Gloria, 863-257-1577 SEBRING -1BR w/bath, furn/unfurn, W/D, Satellite, full use of home. $400/mo. or $100/wk + dep. 863-304-2849 6400Rooms for Rent SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3BR, 2.5BA, 1CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-655-0311 The Avon Park Housing Authority is now taking applications for North Central Heights Homes, a new Rent Restricted single family home development in Avon Park consisting of 20 Two Bedroom, 46 Three Bedroom and 4 Four Bedroom homes. Rents will average in the low $400s for 2 br. homes and low to mid $500 & $600s for the 3 & 4 Br. homes. Applications open for Avon Park residents only; February 14 March 11, 2011 and all other applicants after March 11, 2011. For further information, contact: Avon Park Housing Authority at 863-452-4432, Ext. 2220 LAKE PLACID3/BR, 1 1/2 BA, Carport, 1011 Jonquil St. 1st and Last Security deposit. $600 Monthly. 863-465-3959 LAKE PLACIDPet Friendly! Near Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Unfurnished 1BR, 1BA with appliances and A/C. $500/mo. + $500 security deposit. 863-465-1354 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING -Small nicely furnished house 1BR, 1BA. Deposit $100. Monthly $375 with 6 month lease. Pay own electric. 863-385-1806 SEBRING -Country Club of Sebring. 2BR, 2BA, den, lanai, pool, beautifully furnished/decorated. Available April 1st. Call 863-386-0340. 6250Furnished 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 AVON PARKAFFORDABLE RENTRidgedale Apartments1, 2, 3 & 4 Br Apts Central Location, water & trash included Rent subsidized Based on household income. No Application Fee Call 863-452-4432 TTY 800-955-8771 EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY LAKE PLACIDNewly remodled! 2/BR, 2/BA Apt/Duplex, Washer / Dryer, Excellent Conditio n. Includes water. $500 monthly plus 1 mo. security. 954-695-8348 LAKE PLACID1BR, 1BA, furnished or unfurnished. GREAT LOCATION! in quiet adult community. $450/mo. + security. 863-465-5262 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 6200UnfurnishedApartments AVON PARK**** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -2BR, 2BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $600/mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 RentalsWHISPERING PINESVILLAGE 55 plus. 3BR, 3BA, partially furnished. Must see to appreciate. Pay own utilities. Call Mary 863-385-8806 5150Mobile HomesFor RentPALM HARBORHOMES has closed 2 Model Centers. Save up to 60K on select models. Call 1-800-622-2832. 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 WantedESTERO, FLLIKE NEW 3BR, 2BA, 2CG Duplex in gated community with clubhouse and heated pool. Quiet area, yet convenient to shopping, entertainment, etc. Asking $195,000. Will consider trade for home in Sebring/Highlands County, FL area. Call 239-498-1183. 4300Out-of-TownPropertyOPEN HOUSE Saturday, March 26, 13 PM, Sunday, March 27, 13 PM. Charming 3BR, 2BA, like new, lakefront home, completely furnished. Make offer. 3233 Lake Hill Dr. Lake Placid 954-684-3058 4100Homes for SaleLake Placid SEBRING -VANTAGE Pte. single 2/BR, 2/BA, split plan, 16'X20' LR, dining area, fam. rm., screened patio, ample garage. Walk to club house / pool. Asking $115,000 w/ major furnishings. Call 863-471-3769 for info. SEBRING -Quiet Neighborhood on great fishing lake; 2,000 sf, 3BR, 2.5BA remodeled home with large garage & boat house. $219,000. 863-655-2278 MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE! SEBRING NO NEED FOR A BANK! Owner Financing 3BR, 1BA remodeled, NICE HOME! Woodlawn Elem. area. 1243 Fernvale Ave. 863-227-2717 4080Homes for SaleSebringSEBRING -RURAL LIVING adjacent to great fishing lake close to Sebring. 3BR, 2BA home, pole barn, 5 acres fenced, zoned agriculture $150,000. 863-655-2278 Make Offer! 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate TRUCK DRIVEROver-the-Road. Must be able to stay out 3 + weeks at a time. Verifiable experience necessary. Clean driving record a must! Mechanical knowledge a plus. For application or information Call 863-452-5959. SUNRISE COMMUNITYINC is currently accepting applications for the position of: Direct Support Staff. Qualified applicants must meet the following: 18 yrs. old, High school diploma or equivalent, 1 yr. experience medical, or childcare setting, must be able to pass law enforcement background screening and drug test. All interested can call for appt. and application informaton: Sunrise Community Inc. 1014 6th Ave. S., Wauchula, Fl. 33873. 863-773-0434 ext. 305 EOE / DFWP OFFICE ASSISTANTFull time Exp. preferred some weekends. Call 352-365-8233 2100Help WantedMERCHANDISERQUARTERday per monthGDS seeks a dependable individual to merchandise magazines, books and handle special projects in Sebring. Must own a late model vehicle with valid drivers license and auto insurance. Must also be computer literate with access to both email and the Internet. E.mail resume to: recuruiter@slobalinstore.com LPN'S WANTED Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving adults with developmental disabilities is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses P/T and PRN. We offer a casual work environment, competitive wage and benefits package. For details call Barb at 863-452-5141 JEWELRY SALESat Lakeshore Mall. Exciting job for right person with positive attitude people person out going personable friendly! Apply at 3$ cart, next to Food Court. HIRING NAILTECH Pedicure, Manicure, Acrylic Nails. Full or Part Time. Paid on Commission. Call Tommy at 727-512-9335 or 863-873-2527. RESTAURANT HIRINGSERVERS, COOKS, & BEVERAGE CART SERVERS Needed at Springlake Golf Resort. Apply Monday through Saturday10am 5pm. For directions only, call 863-655-0900 "WAUCHULA CHURCHSeeking Part Time Worship leader. Call 863-773-4267, 8am 12:30 pm, hourly and travel comp." 2100Help Wanted Classified ads get fast results WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 385-6155. Then shop till you drop!

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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Bouncing back from their three game losing streak, the Blue Streaks of the baseball diamond won their third in a row with a 5-1 win over visiting Haines City Tuesday night at Firemens Field. Combining a strong pitching effort, solid if not spectacular defense and timely hitting, Sebring looks to be clicking on all cylinders as it heads into the meat of the district schedule. Southpaw Aaron Hart got the start and went the whole way, scattering three hits over seven innings while walking two and striking out seven. Consider, two of those hits and the lone run for the Hornets came in the first inning, meaning from the second inning on, Hart mowed through the line-up with nary a sweat. He seemed to be gaining strength, in fact, as four of the final six outs were recorded with strike outs. The Streak offense, meanwhile, werent exactly piling it on, but rather adding runs here and there to slowly but surely increase the lead. After Haines City took the first-inning lead, Sebring promptly tied it in itshalf of the frame with Corbin Hoffner singling home Evan Lewis. Amanufactured run came in the second when Johnny Knight lead off with a single, stole second and then third before coming home on a wild pitch for a 2-1 lead. Two more came in the fourth when Nate Greene and Knight started it off with consecutive singles and one out later, Gunnar Westergom laid down a squeeze for a score and Seth Abeln singled for another. Another manufactured run finished off the scoring in the sixth with Abeln reaching on a dropped third strike and stealing second. Matt Randall advanced him to third on a ground out and a wild pitch brought him in to provide for the final margin. Our kids did a great job scratching out what they did, head coach Hoppy Rewis said afterward. Aaron pitched a great game and the defense did itsjob behind him. What did Matt (Randall) have at shortstop, 10 assists? They did what they needed to do. With todays scheduled contest with Liberty canceled due to forfeit, the Streaks will pick up a game at the Lake Placid Spring Break tournament, facing Jensen Beach Monday. From there, the team hosts Ridge Tuesday and Bartow Thursday. SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, March 25, 2011 Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHN E Lady Dragon Ashley Wells slides home with this early run and would knock in the winning run in the eighth inning of Tuesdays 12-11 win over visitng Avon Park. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Its an o ld adage that says a rivalry b rings out the best efforts. And while that adage isnt a lways fulfilled, it certainly w as in evidence Tuesday n ight with the Lady Dragons h osting Avon Park on t he softball field. It hadnt shown up q uite so much the first t ime around, with Lake P lacid cruising to a 132 win on Feb. 18, but a s Dragon coach A lesia Cheshire told h er team, this isnt the same t eam you played before. Some additions and new d efensive alignments has b rought up the Devils levels. But it was the bats that first knocked Lake Placid back on their heels after a run in the first was followed by four in the third for a 5-1 Avon Park lead heading into the bottom of the third. Those first couple of innings the girls were like wow, Cheshire said. They saw that this team could hit, field and this, that and the other. From there it got very intense. The Dragons roared back in the third with a Taylor Test RBI and an Arnetia Gobourne inside-the-park home run highlighting the four-run inning that tied things up at 5-5. After Laine WeberCallahan worked around hits from Katelynn Stoll and Sarah Hunnicutt in the top of the fourth, she got her team the lead with an RBI single in the bottom of the frame. Ascoreless fifth only heightened the tension before the Lady Devils seemed to break it open with four runs in the sixth for a 9-6 advantage. Avon Park, behind the pitching of Kaycee Mercer, held that lead in the bottom of the frame but couldnt add to it in itshalf of the seventh. Which came back to haunt them as Breauna Corley doubled to left with one out in Lake Placids final at bat of regulation. Dragons edge past Lady Devils Lake Placid12Avon Park11 See LP, page 4B News-Sun photo by KIM GAUGER A strong defense, exemplified by this diving catch in right by Johnny Knight, backed up the strong pitching of Aaron Hart in Sebrings 5-1 win over Haines City Tuesday night. Sebring5Haines City1 Streaks swat Hornets By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK Avon Park b rought newly found focus to t heir game on Tuesday night w hen they shutout Tenoroc 50 at Head Field. The Devils started early in t he first, rounding up three r uns for the jump on the s coreboard and forcing a t rade out of Tenorocs starti ng pitcher after just one out. We had a little more focus t onight. We came out hitting h ard. We wandered away f rom our plan for a bit, but g ot back to it, said Avon P arks head coach Whit C ornell. Red Devil starter Lane C rossen went the distance, striking out seven, allowed four hits and gave up just one walk and helping his defense clinch t he game. Lane pitched a good game f or us. When he misses, it is a lways by just a little bit, C ornell said. The Devils struggled a bit a t the plate when Trevor W atson took the mound for t he Titans, putting the ball in t he air and leaving runners on b ase until they adjusted in the s ixth. We tried to keep it on the g round tonight, hitting line d rives or grounders and maki ng their defense work, C ornell said. When we got a way from that, we started h itting pop-ups and fly balls. M aybe they will keep their f ocus on that. Once they reali ze that, we will start growi ng a little bit as a team. Watson struck out just t hree, walked two and hit one b atter, but kept the Devils s winging away, allowing his d efense to keep pace. The Devils picked-up s even hits off of Watson and t he defense stayed solid in s ecuring the win. Avon Park hits the road on F riday to face McKeel A cademy in Lakeland at 4:30 p .m. Red Devils halt Titans Avon Park5Tenoroc0 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHN E Destiny McCartney won both the 100and 300-meter hurdles events to help the Lady Streaks to Tuesdays track and field win at Avon Park. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comTuesdays four-team track and field meet saw the Red Devil boys and Lady Blue Streaks earn their respective team wins amid a slew of strong performances. Avon Park held off a tightly-contested boys side of the meet, totaling 104 points to stay ahead of Sebrings 99.83, Lake Placids 83.33 and Hardees 60.83. The Sebring girls created more distance for themselves, tallying 149 points with the Lady Red Devils second with 80, Hardee third with 66 and Lake Placid fourth with 49. First-place finishes for the county schools were seen with Blue Streaks Connor Cook winning the boys shot put with a distance of 39-feet, 5inches and Patric Morris tossing the discus 126-feet, 1-inch. Kristina Williams and Devin Clarke won their respective long jumps for more Sebring points and Shalantay Rose triple jumped 29Devils, Streaks split meet See TRACK, page 4B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comFinishing the season like it had begun, t he Lady Blue Streak tennis team netted a 5-2 w in over Auburndale to finish the regular seaso n 16-1. Kaley Walter battled back from a 6-1, ope ning-set loss to Alexis Basgil and powered h er way to 6-1, and 6-3 wins to take the No. 1 si ngles match. Joy Donglasan had another tough fight o n her hands at No. 2 doubles with Lad y Bloodhound Kristyn Knapp. Tooth-and-nail they went at it with bo th sets going to tie-breakers. Unfortunately for Donglasan and t he Streaks, Knapp would take both in 7-6 (7-5 ), 7-6 (6-1) wins. Another comeback was needed in the No. 3 singles match with Auburndales Aria ne Rosario taking the first set 6-2 over Nis ha Patel. But Patel kicked it into gear and won goin g away, 6-1, 6-0. Things came a little easier in the Nos 4 an d 5 singles matches as Kelly Broen won 6-1, 62 over Kelsey Ashbrook and Morgan Hesto n went 6-4, 6-4 over May Myers. Sebring the split the doubles matches, wi th Walter and Broen taking an 8-6 pro-set win at No. 1 before Patel and Micaella DeVane we re edged in another nip-and-tuck match, 9-7. We finished undefeated in district play , head coach Janie Hollinger said. Th ey played this season above what I had expect ed and I could not be more proud of them. The team now has until April 4 to reli sh their regular season accomplishment and pr epare to keep it going at the district tourn ament. Lady Streaks close season with win News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHN E Kaley Walter battled back to earn a three-se t win Tuesday.

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HOPE 3-on-3SEBRING The First Annual Mary Toney HOPE Foundation Community 3on-3 basketball tournament will take place Saturday, April 2 at the Sebring High School gym from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at a cost of $5 per player. The tournament will have male and female brackets consisting of threeorfour player teams from ages 7-18-years old. Registration forms can be found in the front office at Sebring High School and must be turned in by Friday, March 25. For more information, contact Lavaar Scott at 214-3880 or email LaV39@yahoo.com .Avon Park Mall Festival 5KAVON PARK The 26th Annual Avon Park Mall Festival 5K Run/Walk is set for Friday night, March 25, at the Old Armory Building at 6:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the building across from the tennis courts in Donaldson Park. Entry fee is $15 through March 21 and $20 from March 22 thru race day sign up. Tee shirts guaranteed to only the first 100 entrants, so sign up early. Those desiring an entry form may email cbrojek@comcast.net or call Chet at 385-4736. Mail your checks payable to Central Florida Striders, along with the signed application to Central Florida Striders, 3310 Par Road, Sebring, FL33872. The race benefits the boys and girls track teams at Avon Park High School.Wings 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.Doc Owen Golf TourneyAVON PARK The Avon Park Noon Rotary Club will host its Second Annual David Doc Owen Golf tournament on Saturday, April 16 at Highlands Ridge North. The two-person scramble-format entry fee is $60 per person with prizes in flight groups, lunch, goodie bag and refreshments on the course. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry information and check payable to Avon Park Noon Rotary mailed to Chet Brojek, 3310 Par Rd, Sebring, FL 33872. Golfers should include their names and handicaps along with their check. Those needing a form may email Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or call a t 385-4736. Business entry of two-persons plus a hole sign for a total of $200 is available 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 also available by contacting Chet via email o r phone.SHSBasketball CampSEBRING The SHS basketball program will be hosting a basketball camp for boys and girls, in 2nd-6th grade, on Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, March 29, from 8 a.m.4 p.m. The cost of the camp is $20 and is appropriate for players of all skill level s and experience. Current and former Streaks will be on hand to help with the camp, which will also feature contests, competitions and prizes. Campers can either bring their own lunch or purchase lunch there for a reasonable price. Please contact Coach Lee at 441-122 1, or by email at leem@highlands.k12.fl.u s Sandy Foster MemorialSEBRING NU-HOPE Elder Care Services annual golf tournament is just around the corner. The NU-HOPE Board of Directors ha s chosen to rename the golf tournament this year in memory of Sandy Foster, former Executive Director of NU-HOPE Elder Care Services. Sandy passed away very unexpectedl y in September of last year. Sandy loved golf and ran a very successful golf tournament for 13 years; in his memory the tournament will be renamed the Sandy Foster Memorial/NU-HOPE golf tournament. This year we are continuing with Sandys passion for the tournament with flight, raffle and door prizes. In the last three years the field was full, with a wait list, so sign up soon! The first annual Sandy Foster Memorial/NU-HOPE golf tournament will be held on Saturday, April 9, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, at the Country Club of Sebring. The tournament will be a two-person scramble format. Entry fee will be $60 per person ($12 0 per team) which includes lunch afterwards and refreshments during the tour nament. Registration forms are availab le at the Country Club of Sebring Pro Sho p (John Vickers) or can be obtained via mail or fax by calling Debbie Slade at 382-2134. Business sponsorships are also available for this event. The revenue from this event is used for the local matchamount this organi zation needs each year to secure federal and state grant funds in our effort to co ntinue providing home and communitybased services to the frail and needy eld erly residents of Highlands and Hardee Counties. Barefoot Waterski TourneyFORTMYERS The 10th annual Deuceapalooza Barefoot Endurance Tournament is set for April 9 in Fort Myers. This tournament is open to waterski enthusiasts of all ages. Trophies and cash prizes will be hand ed out. Participants will receive a free T shirt. For information, call Deuce at (239) 693-1975. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB y-Boston5020.714 Philadelphia3734.5211312New York3536.4931512New Jersey2347.32927 Toronto2051.2823012Southeast Division WLPctGB x-Miami4922.690 x-Orlando4626.639312Atlanta 4032.556912Charlotte2842.4002012Washington1753.2433112Central Division WLPctGB y-Chicago5119.729 Indiana3240.44420 Milwaukee2842.40023 Detroit2546.3522612Cleveland1357.18638WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB x-San Antonio5714.803 x-Dallas4921.700712New Orleans4031.56317 Memphis4032.5561712Houston3834.5281912Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4624.657 Denver4329.5974 Portland4130.577512Utah 3636.50011 Minnesota1754.2392912Pacific Division WLPctGB y-L.A. Lakers5120.718 Phoenix3634.5141412Golden State3042.4172112L.A. Clippers2844.3892312Sacramento1852.2573212x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Tuesdays Games Chicago 114, Atlanta 81 Portland 111, Washington 76 L.A. Lakers 139, Phoenix 137,3OT Wednesdays Games Indiana 111, Charlotte 88 New Jersey 98, Cleveland 94, OT Philadelphia 105, Atlanta 100 Memphis 90, Boston 87 Miami 100, Detroit 94 Sacramento 97, Milwaukee 90 Oklahoma City 106, Utah 94 Orlando 111, New York 99 Houston 131, Golden State 112 Phoenix 114, Toronto 106 L.A. Clippers 127, Washington 119,2OT Denver 115, San Antonio 112 Thursdays Games Minnesota at Dallas, late New Orleans at Utah, late Fridays Games Sacramento at Indiana, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Orlando, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee at New York, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at Chicago, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Washington at Denver, 9 p.m. New Orleans at Phoenix, 10 p.m. San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m. Toronto at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Philadelphia4419997232195 Pittsburgh4223892213181 N.Y. Rangers4030484216179 New Jersey3435472155186 N.Y. Islanders29331270208235 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston40221090217176 Montreal4027787200187 Buffalo3628981216208 Toronto33311076195225 Ottawa2737963167227 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Washington43211096203180 Tampa Bay39231189216222 Carolina34291078205217 Atlanta30301272202238 Florida29351068182203WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit4322995238211 Chicago4025888238202 Nashville39251088193173 Columbus33291177199223 St. Louis3232973202216 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Vancouver48179105240173 Calgary37281185230222 Minnesota3531878185207 Colorado2836864203254 Edmonton23401056176240 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA San Jose4323894217194 Phoenix40241191215208 Los Angeles4126688199177 Anaheim4127587208211 Dallas38251086206206 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Tuesdays Games Washington 5, Philadelphia 4, SO Colorado 5, Columbus 4, SO Boston 4, New Jersey 1 N.Y. Rangers 1, Florida 0 Carolina 4, Ottawa 3 Buffalo 2, Montreal 0 N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 2 Nashville 3, Edmonton 1 Toronto 3, Minnesota 0 Phoenix 2, St. Louis 1 Wednesdays Games Vancouver 2, Detroit 1 Chicago 4, Florida 0 Anaheim 4, Dallas 3, OT San Jose 6, Calgary 3 Thursdays Games Montreal at Boston, late Atlanta at N.Y. Islanders, late Ottawa at N.Y. Rangers, late Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, late Edmonton at St. Louis, late Anaheim at Nashville, late Toronto at Colorado, late Columbus at Phoenix, late San Jose at Los Angeles, late Fridays Games New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Florida at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEWLPct Detroit1810.643 Seattle138.619 Kansas City1410.583 Minnesota1411.560 Cleveland1211.522 Toronto1211.522 Los Angeles1312.520 Tampa Bay1212.500 Baltimore1112.478 Boston1215.444 Texas1013.435 Oakland1115.423 New York1014.417 Chicago916.360NATIONAL LEAGUEWLPct Colorado168.667 San Francisco189.667 Philadelphia1710.630 Atlanta149.609 Milwaukee149.609 Cincinnati1411.560 St. Louis1311.542 New York1313.500 Washington1212.500 San Diego1113.458 Chicago1116.407 Los Angeles1116.407 Florida914.391 Pittsburgh1016.385 Houston1118.379 Arizona1020.333 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. ___ Tuesdays Games Philadelphia 5, Toronto 4 N.Y. Mets 7, Detroit 4 Florida 3, Minnesota 0 Baltimore 6, N.Y. Yankees 2 Washington 3, Houston 1 Oakland 10, Cincinnati 8 Seattle 9, Chicago White Sox 5 L.A. Dodgers 2, Chi. Cubs 1, 10 ings Milwaukee 7, San Diego 0 Cleveland 7, Arizona 3 Tampa Bay 7, Boston 4 L.A. Angels 14, Kansas City 6 Wednesdays Games St. Louis 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Houston 10, Pittsburgh 6 Atlanta 4, Florida 4, tie, 11 innings Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 1 L.A. Angels 8, San Francisco 0 San Diego 10, Cincinnati 7 Chicago Cubs 3, Oakland 1 Arizona 9, Texas 8 Cleveland 8, Kansas City 7 L.A. Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 2 Minnesota 5, Baltimore 2 N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 3 Colorado 6, Seattle 5 Thursdays Games Atlanta vs. Toronto, late Minnesota vs. Philadelphia, late Boston vs. Florida, late Tampa Bay vs. Houston, late St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets, late Texas (ss) vs. Cincinnati, late Colorado vs. L.A. Dodgers, late Milwaukee vs. L.A. Angels, late Kansas City vs. Seattle, late Oakland vs. Arizona, late Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs, late Washington vs. Detroit, late Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore, late San Diego vs. Texas (ss), late Cleveland vs. San Francisco, late Fridays Games Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Florida at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Atlanta (ss) vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. Seattle (ss) vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. Arizona (ss) at Tucson, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, 6:05 p.m. St. Louis vs. Washington at Viera, 6:05 p.m. Houston vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, 7:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Boston at Fort Myers, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. Texas vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (ss) vs. Seattle (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 10:05 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League MINNESOTA TWINSReassigned C Steve Holm and OF Jeff Bailey to minor league camp. NEW YORK YANKEESClaimed LHP Jose Ortegano off waivers from Atlanta and optioned him to Scranton/WilkesBarre (IL). Optioned OF Greg Golson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Assigned C Jose Gil, OF Jordan Parraz and INF Jorge Vazquez to minor league camp. SEATTLE MARINERSOptioned INF Dustin Ackley to Tacoma (PCL). Reassigned C Steven Baron, INF Sean Kazmar, OF Gabe Gross and LHP Fabio Castro to minor league camp. National League CHICAGO CUBSOptioned RHP Justin Berg and LHP Scott Maine to Iowa (PCL). Assigned RHP Angel Guzman and RHP Todd Wellemeyer to minor league camp. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Baseball vs.Tenoroc,7 p.m.; Softball at Frostproof,5:30/7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball hosts Spring Break Tournament,TBA TUESDAY: Baseball hosts Spring Break Tournament,TBA Sebring TODAY: Softball at Winter Haven,5:30/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Ridge,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Baseball vs.Bartow,7 p.m.; Softball at Kissimmee Klassic,TBA SFCC TODAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,2 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.Hillsborough,2 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Polk State College,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball at Polk State College,5 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Baseball at McKeel,7 p.m.; Softball at McKeel,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis vs.Frostproof,4:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.Sonrise Christian,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Fort Meade,7 p.m THURSDAY: Baseball vs.DeSoto,7 p.m. S S O O C C C C E E R R S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 5 5 5 5 a a . m m . Wales vs. England . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Crystal LakeThe Crystal Lake Club Ladies Club Championship was held recently and crowned JoAnn Pierce as the 2011 Club Champion, with a three day total of 193. Karen Fields is the 2011 Net Champion with a three-day net score of 176. The field consisted of 52 ladies in 5 flights. During the final round, Eileen Maxwell scored a hole-in-one on the 1st hole and Nancy Broady had a holein-one on the 7th hole. In the Championship Flight, Maddy Rattigan scored a 203 total to take Low Gross with Pat Crawford four back with a 207. Taking Low Net in the Flight was Barbara Danklefsen with a 188 followed by Eileen Maxwells 189. In the First Flight, Low Gross went to the 214 brought in by Ruth Demers while Frieda Blairs 218 took second. Jane Fortiers 185 won Low Net in the Flight and Jan VandenHeuvel shot a 196 for second. Sue Kubinec was the Second Fligh Low Gross champ with a 227, ahead of Suzie Brentons 235 and Carol Disler won Low Net with 188 to stay ahead of Monica Godins 194. Third Flight saw Jeanette Neff-Billy win Low Gross with 228 with Pam Moor in second. Low Net in the Flight went to Catherine Burrs 188 while Ann Hares 194 took second. Lois Fulton was the Low Gross queen with a 229 as Barbara Jahn was next at 243 and Marty Blank took Low Net with 177 ahead of Paulette Trainors 191Golf HammockLast Monday the Mezza group played individual pro-am points at Golf Hammock Country Club. Frank Borgia had a plus 3 to take the lead in A group while Jim Gulick and Mike lajiness tied at plus 2. Harvey Kecskes won first place in B group with plus 5 and Joe Hyzny fad plus 1 for second place. Denis Shank made plus 5 for first place and Fred Latshaw in second place with plus 4 in C group. First place went to Pat Dell in with a plus 3 in D group and Danny Geierfor second place with even. Bob Hughes was even to take first place in E group and Bob Topel with minus 2 for second place. In F group Paul Skidmore had a plus 7 and second place saw a tie between Bill Alesi and Bob Kecskes with plus 2. There was a tie in G group for first place between Sal Sboto and Janet Regan with plus 3. Bob King made plus 3 for first place in H group and Jerry Hodges with plus 2 for second place. I group saw a tie for first place between Jerry Edwards and Bob Fidlin with plus 6. Dick Botelho had a plus 9 for first place in J group while Brady Bryan had a plus 3 for second and third place went to Jerry Patterson with a minus 1. Dan Harper had plus 2 to take first place in K group and second place went to Don Meitz with plus 1. Pete Mezza made a plus 1 to take forst place in L group and Janet Howland with even for second place. Ben Bartek had a plus 2 to take the lead in first place and Brad Johnston with plus 1 in second while Dan Tiemans had even for third place. Next Monday will be a shotgun start beginning at 8:30 at Golf Hammock CC, please arrive early to register. The banquet will take place at 4 p.m. at Homers and ticketswill be given to each player and placed on their score cards. Players that played less than five gameswill asked to pay five dollars to help defray expenses. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280.Harder HallThe Ladies League played a pro am points event on Monday, March 21. The winners were: First place, Sally Beadle with plus-9. Tying for second/third/fourth places were Doris Cunningham, Nancy Jankovic and Donna Maki with plus-3 each. Chip-in: No. 13, Mary Ryan.Lake June West Golf ClubA scramble was played on Thursday, March 17. Winning first place was the team of John and Shelley Byron, Bob and Verna Knishka, John Howarth and Wanda Jones with 47. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Rob and Lynn Martin, John and Kim Givens, Jim and Hellen Mellon; John and Virginia Simmons, Orville and Eva Huffman, Bob and Doris Weeks with 49 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies), No. 2, Dee Block, 7-feet; and No. 8, Betty Billau, 3-feet-5-inches. (Men), No. 4, Art Schmeltz, 13-feet5-inches. The mens association played a league event on Wednesday, March 16. Tying for first/second/third places were the teams of John Byron, Art Schmeltz, Fred Neer and Ken Strong; Ron Hesson, Ward Shaw, Joe Swartz, Bill Brouhle and Angelo Ioriano; Claude Cash, Howard Langston, Ron VanMeter and Walt Nagel with 40 each. The Ladies League played an event on Monday, March 14. Winning first place was the team of Barbara Dean, Jann Mann and Pat Asmus with 35; second place, Mary McNamee, Norma Colyer and Gloria Huggett with 40; and third place, Virginia Simmons, Elaine Orr and Mary Malone with 42. The ladies league played a low gross, low net, club championship event. The scores are as follows: Flight A Club Champion, Low Gross First place, Wanda Jones with 127; second place, Karen Ames with 132; and third place, Annie Hall with 134. Low Net First place, Jane Roush with 102; second place, Margaret Schultz with 103; and third place, Helen Mellon with 106. Flight B Low Gross First place, Betty Billau with 141; second place, Kim Givens with 143; and third place, Verna Knishka with 147. Low Net First place, Lynn Martin with 100; second place, Kay Kalusniak with 103; and third place, Bonnie Ponsford with 107. Flight C Low Gross First place, Jan Mann with 153; second place, Dee Block with 154; and third place, Doris Weeks with 160. Low Net First place, Mary Malone with 93; second place, Clara Wiseman with 96; and third place, Pat Asmus with 104. Low Putts: Wanda Jones with 60; second place, Lynn Martin with 62; and third place, Dee Block with 63. The mens league played a flighted, low gross, low net tournament. A Flight Low Gross First place, Art Schmeltz with 125; second place, Ron Hesson with 126; and third place, Claude Cash with 130. Low Net First place, Art Schmeltz with 97. Tying for second/third/fourth places were Ron Hesson, Claude Cash and John Simmons with 106 each. B Flight Low Gross First place, Pete McNamee with 137; and second place, Bob Knishka with 139. Tying for third/fourth places were Ken Colyer and Rex Simmons with 141 each. Low Net First place, Bob Knishka with 103. Tying for second/third/fourth places were Pete McNamee, Rex Simmons and Jim Lynch with 107 each. C Flight Low Gross First place, Ott Wegner with 132. Tying for second/third places were Don Boulton and Ernie Hall with 145 each. Low Net First place, Ott Wegner with 94. Tying for second/third places were Don Boulton and Ernie Hall with 105 each.PinecrestThe Mens Association played a team and individual Pro-Am Points event Wednesday, March 23, with Cliff Skeans, Tom Rockola, Ted Turmel and J.W. McCamic winning the team side with +15. Kayle Hinkle, Dick Bouchard, Bob Tefft and Wayne Courson took second with a +10 total. Individually, Hinkle won A Division with +6 ahead of Skeans +5 and Rockola took B Division with +7 over Ray Smiths +6. Turmel had +7 in C Division as did Chick Regan to win D Division ahead of Bob Colandrea and Bob Fowler, who tied for second with +5 apiece.Placid LakesThe Mens Association played a One Best Ball event Wednesday, March 23, and saw a two-way tie broken by matching of cards to declare a winner. The team of John Rosettis, David Moiles, Dick McArdle and Bill Lockwoods -17 turned out to be a tad www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 3B TO ADVERTISE ON THIS PAGE CALL ANGI 386-5626 Located Inside Inn On The Lakes Hotel 3100 Golfview Rd. Sebring, FL863-314-0348 FREE BEERWith Purchase of Appetizer or Entree! 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Page 4BNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com Saturday March 26, 10 a.m. Alafia River Lithia S prings Park The Alafia River is a narr ow, twisting trail with large o ak, cypress and cedar trees t hat line the banks and form a c anopy overhead. The Alafia is a fairly swift r iver, especially for central F lorida, and some small shoals are exposed in low water creating small rapids. We will meet at Lithia Springs Park and shuttle you to the launch site at Alderman Ford Park. This is a full day trip with approximately 3 1/2 4 hrs of paddling time including a break for lunch. Sunday March 27, 4 p.m. Sunset Tour Arbuckle Creek/ Istokpoga Park We will meet and launch from the boat ramp on Lake Istokpoga Park off of Hwy 98 in Sebring. This is a late afternoon (sunset) trip with approximately 2 1/2 hours of paddling. Ideal for beginners and first-timers as well as seasoned paddlers. Trips are $39 per person (single or tandem), $19 for those bringing their own kayaks. All reservations must be confirmed via phone or email 24 hrs prior to the trip. Sebring Kayak Tours reserves the right to cancel tours that dont have the minimum amount of participants. Two more Kayak Tours trips on tap Special to the News-SunAVON PARK SFCC A thleticswill host a Two D ay Fun Sport Selection c amp on Thursday and F riday, June 9 and 10 for g irls and boys aged 6-16. Each day the camp runs f rom 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with c ampers choosing their own sport, whether it is Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball or Soccer. During the morning portion each day, campers will stretch, do plyometrics, agility drills, work on strength and flexibility, learn arm and body care and get introduced to the Fitness Center. Lunch is then provided with the campers then delving into the sport they chose and wrapping it up with activities in the SFCC pool. Registration and check-in from 8:15-8:55 a.m., and preregistration is not necessary as walk-ups are accepted. The rate for one day is $50 and $95 for both days. The camp will be aministered by SFCC head and assistant coaches, with help from SFCC student-athletes. For questions or more information, contact Camp Director and SFCC Athletic Director Rick Hitt at 7847036. South Florida Panther Fun Camps Gobourne then drove her i n with a single, but was t hrown out trying to advance t o second. With two out now, C heyenne Wise and Ashley W ells each got plunked b efore Michelle Hunter drove W ise in and an error allowed W ells to score the tying run, s ending the game to extra i nnings. The Devils took the lead b ack in the eighth on a J ohntavia Perry RBI, though P erry was thrown out on the b asepaths trying to advance, l eaving Stolls following h ome run to be a solo shot a nd getting the lead to 11-9. But a weary Dragon squad h ad one more burst in it as W eber-Callahan doubled to l ead off the bottom of the e ighth. Test brought her in with a single to cut the lead to 11-10 before a Corley double brought Test in to tie it. Gobourne then singled to move Corley to third and Wells ended when her shot into the right-center field gap found turf and Corleys foot found home plate. The girls were tired after a tense game Monday night, Cheshire said. The intensity was pretty high in both dugouts, but we told the girls, if you want it youre going to have to take it. And they took it. Lake Placid has an extra day to savor the come-frombehind win before traveling to Frostproof Friday night as do the Devils have a chance to continue their improved play Friday at McKeel. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Avon Parks bats were booming, such as this RBI double from Cheyenne Mills, but in the end it wasnt quite enough to overtake Lake Placid Tuesday night. LP takes win in extras better than the -17 brought in by Bruce Miseno, Cody Coates and Darrell Horney. Bob McMillian, Taft Green and Darrell Gardner teamed up to shoot a -16, but also found themselves tied with the foursome of John Goble, Frank Fisher, Bud Snyder and Jim Hays before the match of cards gave third place to McMillians men. Goble had closest to the pin when he knocked it to within 5feet, 2-inches on #11.River GreensThe Mens Association played a Mens Day event on Saturday, March 19. The winners were: Front Nine First place, Harold Plagens and Leo Persails with 56; and second place, Don McDonald and John Van Slooten with 61. Tying for third/fourth/fifth places were Dick Sherman and Butch Smith; Larry Roy and J.R. Messier; Johnny Wehunt and Cliff Steele with 63 each. Back Nine First place, Bill Mountford and Bob Stevens with 64; and second place, Lefty St. Pierre and Vince Boever with 66. Tying for third/fourth/fifth places were Neil Purcell and Leo Persails; Ken Brunswick and Keith Kincer; Bob Streeter and Gerry Page. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Cliff Steele, 9-feet-2-inches; and No. 5, Jim Anderson, 7-feet-9-inches; No. 12, Gerry Page, 8-feet9-inches; and No. 17, Cliff Aubin, 10-feet. A morning scramble was played Friday, March 18. Winning first place was the team of Cliff Steele, Jack Sayre, Kenny and Carolyn Brunswick. An afternoon scramble was played on Friday, March 18. Winning first place was the team of Dr. C. Seralde, Paul Barcinas, Dick Sherman, Laura Smutnick, Peggy Wehunt and John Yoder with 15-under; and second place, Rhonda and Len Westdale, Don Garver, Tom Stewart, Rosie Clifford and Aurel Mack with 10-under. The Morrison Group played a game on Thursday, March 17. The winners were: First place, Romy Febre and David Kelly with minus-13; second place, Tom Morway and Joe Graf with minus-11; and third place, J.R. Messier and Jim Cercy with minus-10. The Ladies Association played a Pro-Am Tournament on Thursday, March 17. Winning first place was the team of Annie Kozak, Nancy Long and Carol Long with plus8.5; second place, Marybeth Carby, Betty Leblanc and Fran Neil with plus-6; and third place, Bev Rudd, Karen Speaker, Carole McClay and Anne Kelly with plus-4. Individual winners were: First place, Marybeth Carby with plus-7.5; and second place, Anne Kelly with plus-6. Third place, Annie Kozak and Fran Smith with plus-4 each. The Mens Association played a Pro-Am Tournament on Wednesday, March 16. Winning first place was the team of Bob Stevens, Ken Koon and David Kelly with plus-8.5; and second place, Jim Anderson, Hank Wunderlich and Johnny Wehunt with plus6.5. Tying for third/fourth places were John Van Slooten, Gil Heier and Cliff Steele; Neil Purcell, Bill Mountford, Jim Cercy and Leo Persails with plus-3.5 each. Individual winners were: A Flight (27-over): First place, David Kelly with plus-4.5; and second place, Jim Anderson with plus-4. B Flight (23-25): First place, Ed Mosser with plus-8; and second place, Ken Koon with plus-4. C Flight (1822): First place, Hank Wunderlich with plus-7; tying for second/third places were Frank Conroy and Leo Persails with plus-3.5 each. D Flight (17-under): First place, Joe Graf with plus-4.5; and second place, Glenn Nelson.SpringLakeOn Wednesday, March 23, the SpringLake Womens Association played a Low Gross/Low Net Flighted Tournament on the Cougar Trail Course. Low Gross winners in Flights A D were:Rebecca Shatney 79; Linda Pfleger 78; Sharon Warner 93 and Joann Deweese 93 respectively. The Low Net winner in Flight A was Yvonne Hennen 65; Flight B wasDonna Ryan 64; Flight C was Boni Berg 68 and Flight D winner was Kay Baxter with 63. On Tuesday, March 22, the Spring Lake Mens Golf Association held a ABCD 4man Team Net tournament in which each teamincluded an A, B, C and D ranked player. All four scores were added together, net of handicap, to determine the winner over 18 holes. The event was played on the newly reorganized Cougar Trail course. The winning team, led by Gary Behrendt, included Gerry Esty, Leon Van, and Richie Eastep.They posted a net 260 strokes. Second place was taken by the team of Bart Rath, Dwight Demitz, Gene Hearn, and Jim Foote with 269 strokes. Third place went to Bill Lawens, Charlie Keniston, Dale Stevens, and John Schoeder, who scored a net 275 strokes. Continued from 3B Golf scores from around the county f eet, 5 inches for another B lue Streak win. Devontra Flemming won t he boys triple jump, going 4 1-feet, 5-inches, for a Green D ragon win, and Sebring took b oth sides of the pole vault w ith Alexandra Blackman and A drion Khan clearing 8 and 1 3 feet, respectively. The high jumps went to L ady Streak Tara OBerry a nd Lake Placids Flemming a nd the Blue Streak foursome o f Hannah Schroeder, Cassandra Marentes, Emily Smith and Taylor Tubbs won the 4X800 relay. Destiny McCartney took first in both the 100and 300-meter hurdles for Sebring with Avon Park picking up wins from Angelique Ligon in the girls 100-meter dash and Travious Knight in the boys side of the event. Tubbs took the 1,600meter win for the Streaks while Zakia Hart, Jasmine Wilson, Takeisha Williams and Ligon won the 4X100 relay for the Lady Devils. Sebring saw Donovan White win the 400 and Flemming got his third win for the Dragons in the 300meter hurdles. Two more Blue Streak wins came in the 800-meter run with Schroeder winning for the girls and David Scheck for the boys. Ligon and Knight made the 100-meter dash Red Devil wins while Tubbs took the 3,200 for Sebring and Dalton Shelton won the boys side of the event for Lake Placid. And just like the final result, the Lady Blue Streaks won the final event, the 4X400, with Tamra McMahon, Christina Gourley, Deidre Shankle and Peyton Todd finishing in 4:49.07 and the Red Devils winning the boys side, courtesy of Michael Rhoden, Jeff Satine, Akub Antoine and Darius Williamstime of 3:48.34. Continued from 1B Track meet sees wins for Devils, Dragons, Streaks By LAUREN WELBORN Special to the News-SunSEBRING Improvement is the name of the game for the Lady Blue Streak softball players lately. They have battled quite a few injuries and some roster changes, but so far have been getting better each and every game. Aprime example of this was shown on the diamond Tuesday night as they topped Ridge 10-4. Last game, we were a little too confident and made the game much closer than it should have been, explains coach Joe Sinness. However, the girls came ready to play and started the game strong. One of those rallying hits included a Taryn OBannon double to left field, which brought in the two runs th at would peak and sett le Sebrings lead. Sebring would shut dow n any further hopes the Bo lts might have had to increa se their score. In the last four innings of play, only two singles and a walk were allowed, and a ll other batters were quick ly turned away by the firin g arm of starter Haley Pack We were really hittin g the ball well in the secon d inning, which is encoura ging, Sinness added. I a m really looking forward to what the rest of our seaso n has in store. We keep th is up, and I know well go far . The Streaks travel to pl ay Winter Haven on Frid ay and hope to continue th is progress, keeping both the ir bats and tight defen se rolling. Lady Streaks blast Bolts

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Special to the News-SunSEBRING SunTrust d onated $5,000 to the Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enter Foundation for its H eart & Vascular Center c ampaign. This donation is t he second gift given as part o f SunTrusts four-year p ledge of $20,000 for the g rowth and development of c ardiac care in the Heartland. In March 2009, Florida H ospital Heartland Medical C enters Heart & Vascular C enter transformed cardiac h ealth care in the Heartland c ommunity when it began the f irst local Cardiac A ngioplasty Program, which i ncludes an interventional c atheterization lab. The program continues to g row today with an expert t eam of physicians including i nterventional cardiologists, D r. Roger Wittum and Dr. P hillip Jones; Dr. Alan B ennie, interventional radiolo gist; and Dr. Myron St. L ouis, vascular surgeon. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 5B 130 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, Florida863-385-3497Mon. 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Not valid with any other offer.BRAKE INSPECTIONFREENot valid with any other offer. 5005 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL 33872863-386-1060 Care You Can Trust, Service You Deserve Secured Memory Care Unit Now Accepting Medicaid Diversion Respite Care Independent Living Assisted Living HEALTHYLIVING Special to the News-SunSEBRING Tampa resident Sara Diaz has had her sight restored by Sebring ophthalmologist T. Hunter Newsom, M.D. of Sebrings Newsom Eye & Laser Center, after losing it as a result of airbag-related eye injuries incurred in a July 2010 auto accident. Life was business as usual for Diaz, 63, prior to July 24, 2010. It was on that date that she was involved in a violent car accident that would change her life forever. Diaz was being driven by her husband Ismael when she reached into the floorboard for her purse as they entered an intersection. In that instant they were broadsided by another driver who had ran the adjacent stop sign. When the accident settled there was blood pouring from Saras eyes. Her airbag had deployed at close range to her face and impacted her with such violent force that she sustained extensive eye injuries, the most significant of which included hemorrhaging of the blood vessels in the back of her eye, an inflamed iris and bluntforce cataracts. In the months following the accident Diazs vision continued to deteriorate to the point that she went blind. Almost six months after the accident a family friend referred her to Newsom Eye and Laser Center to see Dr. Newsom, an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and LASIK surgery. Newsom said, By the time Sara came to see me she was completely blind as a result of her injuries. She went from being able to drive, read and function as usual to struggling to recognize objects held inches from her face. To describe her injuries Newsom uses a trampoline analogy The crystalline lens inside of the eye is suspended in place by fibrous strands called zonules. These zonules can be thought of as the springs that suspend the mat of a trampoline. Now picture what a trampoline would look like if an elephant stepped onto it the springs suspending the trampoline would stretch well beyond their normal function. Once that elephant stepped off of the trampoline the springs would be tattered and stretched beyond repair to the point that they could no longer hold the mat in place. This is essentially the effect that the blunt-force of the airbag impact had on Sara. The crystalline lens in her eye, which is respons ible for providing focus an d clarity of sight, was n o longer held tightly in pla ce by the tattered and to rn zonules and the lens h ad turned completely white. Newsom continues, H er lens was complete ly opaque, like that of a car s windshield fogged ove r. The combination of the se two factors complete ly impaired her ability to see . Newsom set out to restore her ability to foc us as well as return clarity to Diazs vision lost by t he formation of cataracts ass ociated with the blunt-for ce trauma to her eye. Blun tforce cataracts differ fro m traditional, age-relat ed cataracts, in that they occ ur unnaturally and suddenly as the result of intense traum a experienced within the ey e. After a thorough evalu ation by Newsom, a surgic al plan was put in place to recover her vision. Newso m explains, My plan f or restoring her sight call ed for using an advanced for m of cataract surgery invol ving the remov al of her damag ed natural lenses an d the insertion of artificial le ns implants. Newsom h as been practicing in Tampa an d Sebring sin ce completing h is residency in Ophthalmo logy at the University of Iowa, one of the country s top programs in ophtha lmology, where he serves as a lifetime visiting professo r. In that time he has pe rformed tens of thousands of cataract surgeries in ev en the most challengin g patients. But Diazs situ ation was different given t he extent of the injuries to h er internal eye. Over the course of tw o weeks in January, Newso m performed several proc edures on Diaz. Utilizing a combination of advance d, modern, surgical techniqu es and specialized instrume ntation, Newsom was able to stabilize her eyes so that t he cataracts could be safe ly removed and replaced wi th the artificial lens implants The recovery tim e involved in this type of pr ocedure can vary. Howeve r, the next day Diaz and h er husband attended her pos toperative appointment wi th tears of joy her sight h ad been restored. Diaz said, Today m y sight is better than ev en before the accident. I c an see clearer than before t he accident and can read t he tiniest print. God used D r. Newsom to fix my eyes an d I will forever be grateful to him and the staff at Newsom Eye for giving m e my life back. Sebring doctor restores sight of airbag injury victim God used Dr. Newsom to fix my eyes.SARADIAZ patient Courtesy photo Robin Scheck, SunTrust assistant vice president and branch manager (second from left) presents a $5,000 check to Jamie Bateman, Foundation executive director, Dr. Roger Wittum, interventional cardiologist, and Art Wilcoxon, FHHMC Heart & Vascular Center administrative director (far right). SunTrust donates $5,000 to Florida Hospitals Heart & Vascular Center Florida Hospital offers Childbirth classesSEBRING Florida Hospital H eartland Divisions Womens Center o ffers Childbirth Education Classes as p art of its Family Life Series. This is a six-part class designed to h elp you learn what to expect during l abor and delivery, including comfort m easures, pain medications and epidur als, how to support the laboring w oman and how to lessen your chances o f a cesarean birth. Breastfeeding class a nd hospital tour included. Students s hould bring two pillows and a beach t owel or blanket to each class. Course fee is $40. Register in A dmitting at Florida Hospital H eartland, or online at www.fhheartl and.org. Classes have been scheduled for W ednesdays, March 30 through May 4, f rom 6:30-9 p.m., at Florida Hospital H eartland in Sebring on Sun N Lake Boulevard. Call Jill Jernigan at 402-3258 for information. Community outreach events Ace Homecare community outreach events for the coming week include: Monday 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun N Lake Boulevard, Sebring. Tuesday 9 a.m., Health Fair, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring Friday 8 a.m., Health Fair, Sebring Village, Schumacher Road, Sebring; 9 a.m., Health Fair, Highland Village, Villa Road, Sebring.Better Breathers meet todaySEBRING The American Lung Associations Better Breathers Club is a lung health support club for adults with lung disease, and their families and friends. The club offers educational information on COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, sleep apnea, and other lung diseases. Different speakers are featured at each meeting. Topics range from living with lung diseases, equipment use, managing and coping with your disease, and more. The meeting is facilitated by Carol Watson, RRT. The next meeting is at noon today in Conference Room 3, second floor at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring, on Sun N Lake Boulevard. This months speaker is Sue Beson, Tai-Chi instructor. She will discuss how Tai-Chi can help those with COPD. Beson and others will demonstrate simple Tai-Chi movements. Ahealthy snack and beverage will be provided. For more information about the support group, call Mike Napper at 402-3450. Snapshots By CARLAK. JOHNSON APMedical WriterCHICAGO Women o ften find it somewhat myst erious to do a breast exam. It a lso can be mysterious to m edical students, says a C hicago researcher who has a $ 1.8 million federal grant to d esign the first physical test t o measure how well future d octors examine breasts by t ouch and find possible canc ers. Using plastic models of b reasts embedded with datac apturing sensors and simul ated tumors, Dr. Carla Pugh o f Northwestern University F einberg School of Medicine i s zeroing in on how to measu re a medical students abilit y to tell the difference b etween a cancerous lump a nd a benign cyst. Medical studentshandso n skills in breast palpation a rent tested in their licensing e xam. Pugh hopes her r esearch will change that. She says doctors dont w ant to talk about it, but they a ll know a colleague whos m issed a cancer during a b reast exam, or theyve missed one themselves. Pugh, 45, is a surgeon with a doctorate in education and a patent in sensor technology. Her team includes experts in mechanical engineering, computer science, statistics and medical education. What if there were a test and you had to meet a minimum level of proficiency before you could do breast exams and say youre competent? she asks. That might lead to better exams and more accurate diagnoses, she says. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against teaching women how to do breast self-exams, finding little evidence they reduce breast cancer death rates. The task force didnt give doctorsbreast exams a ringing endorsement either, saying the techniques used arent standardized enough, but can detect a large proportion of cancers if done well. Many groups, including the American Cancer Society, still recommend women get regular breast exams from their doctors. Testing med students breast exam skills with a sophisticated simulator would be an important advance, says Dr. James Gordon, who directs the Gilbert Program in Medical Simulation at Harvard Medical School. Hes not involved in Pughs research. Simulators used in medical education have been rapidly evolving over the past decade, Gordon says. The newest models are fitted with sensors that can give students feedback on whether theyre doing an exam properly or not. These tools may ultimately improve patient safety by giving medical students repeated learning experiences with a wider variety and number of cases than they might happen to encounter in real patients, although working with real human beings will continue to be at the core of medical education, Gordon says. Familiar with another Pugh device, a pelvic exam simulator, Gordon says Pughs work is at the forefront of the field. Shes at the cutting edge and does some of best work in the world in creating and validating simulators that students and medical professionals could use, Gordon says. No clowning is tolerated in Pughs lab. The current prototype, a disembodied plastic breast hooked by wires to a computer, modestly wears a blue cloth covering when shes not being examined. Because its a human being, Pugh explains when asked about the covering. Shes sitting there on the table with her breast exposed, so when were not examining her we cover her. Its a habit that weve formed. Breast exam skills arent tested in the current U.S. medical licensing exam, says Dr. Stephen Clyman of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a co-sponsor of the test thats the entryway to the medical profession. Clyman directs the boards Center for Innovation, which investigates how new technology might be used. 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Page 6BNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com Some Risks Are Worth Taking. Your Health Isnt One of Them. First, 32 people die every day of skin cancer in the USA. Second, most skin cancer deaths are preventable. Therefore, forgiveness is the chance to prevent skin cancer with a Dermatology skin exam. Therefore, forgiveness is the Lord offering you free will to not be a statistic. SAVE YOUR OWN LIFE. OR LET US DO IT FOR YOU.Darrin A. Rotman, M. D. Julie L. Iellimo, P. A. C. Jennifer A. Wolf, P. A. C.863-386-0786Darrin A. Rotman, M.D. Lakeshore Car Wash 991USHwy27NorthSebring (863) 471-9274 LubeOil&Filter $22. 95 YourFullService Wash&DetailCenter HEALTHYLIVING Summertime is nearly here and so are sunny days spent splashing in pools and relaxing on the beach. As many vacationers know, summer can cause some extra wear and tear on the body. Educated consumers usually protect themselves by purchasing sunscreen, lip protectants and sunglasses. But many will forget to look after the two most important and neglected parts of the body the feet. Here are some key tips on how to protect yourself, especially your feet, from salt water, sand and other summer scares: Remember to apply sunscreen to the feet, especially the tops and fronts of ankles. Dont forget to reapply if youre in the water. When out of the water, wash and dry feet thoroughly, especially between the toes. Clean, dry feet resist disease. Take special care of toenails, which are especially vulnerable around damp areas. Injury to the nail bed may make it more susceptible to infection so see your podiatrist at first sign of discoloration or infection. To avoid toe and ankle injuries, wear shoes that are specific to the activity or sport youre participating in. Never play Frisbee in sandals and be sure to wear boots or sturdy shoes when working outside or mowing the lawn. Give yourself plenty of time to break in new shoes before going on trips where youll be doing lots of walking. When trying on new shoes, make sure you have on the same socks you plan on wearing with them. When in the ocean, be cautious of jellyfish that often bite at feet and ankles and sharp coral that can cut the undersides of feet. Keeping sandals or water shoes on at all times is a good idea to prevent stings, cuts and other injuries. Watch out for prickly sea urchin spines when taking walks on the beach. Avoid walking barefoot; wear an old pair of running shoes or sandals to protect yourself from jagged rocks, shells, spines and debris that could float ashore. And most importantly, swim, walk and enjoy the summer. Walking is the best form of exercise for your feet and swimming is a great alternative for those suffering from tendonitis and plantar fasciitis, which can make other types of exercise painful. So before heading to the beach or going on vacation, be sure to lather up with sunscreen and check up on your feet. Summertime activities can be especially harmful and any foot problems should be evaluated and treated by your podiatrist. Dr. Joni Jones is a podiatrist in Sebring. Call 382-3228, stop by her office at 206 West Center Avenue, Sebring or mail to P.O. Box 1719, Sebring,Fl, 33871 Summer foot care tips By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressGENEVA More than two mill ion people will contract a form of t uberculosis by 2015 that is difficult t o treat, the World Health O rganization said Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands worldw ide will die from multi-drugr esistant strains of tuberculosis during that period unless greater efforts are made to properly diagnose all patients and provide them with correct medication, said Mario Raviglione, the director of WHOs Stop TB department The warning came as an alliance of international health groups laid out their multi-billion-dollar plan to contain the spread of tuberculosis, a bacterial disease that usually affects the lungs. Overall progress is being made, but the response is far from sufficient given the MDR-TB threat that the world is facing, Raviglione said. The commitments by some countries are too slow off the mark, or simply stalled. Some countries in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union are successfully reducing infection rates with aggressive detection and treatment programs, Raviglione said. But elsewhere the lack of proper screening for MDR-TB means many sufferers are going undiagnosed, let alone properly treated, increasing the risk that they will spread the disease to others. Giving patients with multi-dru gresistant TB the wrong medicatio n risks creating an even more dange rous form of tuberculosis call ed extensive drug-resistant TB. WH O estimates that some 25,000 peop le are contracting XDR-TB each yea r, requiring more expensive and tox ic drugs with less chance of surviva l. WHO: More than 2 million will get resistant TB by 2015 Foot Care Dr. Joni Jones Metro Services When you apply sunscreen, dont forget to protect the tops of your feet. DearReaders: The loss of life and devastation in Japan is horrific, and the effects of the nuclear crisis will last many years. You may need to protect yourself so today Im offering ways to help you because radiation poisoning is dangerous. It comes with heavy metal burdens, think strontium, cesium and uranium, not just the classic metals you know of like aluminum, mercury, lead and arsenic. Once absorbed, these metals permanently damage all your organs, especially the heart, brain, reproductive organs, nervous system and thyroid gland. Here are options to help pull metals out of the body and improve detoxification, in no particular order: Zeolite This is a clay that helps the body get rid of heavy metals, radiation, and other stored toxins that hide in the body. Many brands sold nationwide at health food stores. Pectasol Chelation Complex by Econugenics Capsules derived from citrus pectin and sodium alginate (from seaweed). This product gently removes heavy metals binding them, and other toxins from your intestines. After the Chernobyl disaster, pectin reduced radioactivity among children with elevated readings by more than 50 percent. Sold in some health food stores and online. Spirulina Pacifica by Nutrex-Hawaii Apowerful antidote of sorts. This blue-green algae could reduce urine radioactivity levels by up to 50 percent in 20 days according to a 1993 report. The Institute of Radiation Medicine concluded Use of spirulina decreases radioaction dose load received from food contaminated with Cesium137 and Strontium-90. Being a superfood, it also provides nourishment if you dont have real food to eat. Hawaiian spirulina is sold at health food stores and online. Iodine Its most useful in the early stages of exposure. Oral supplements of iodine are clean out nationwide, but kelp is a source that may still be available. You can get yo ur iodine from food sources, like nori (thin, dried seaweed sheets used in sushi ), sea vegetables like arame kelp and hijike. Eat sea weed (like wakame) and natural salts like Celtic, Himalayan and Alaea salt Detoxamin by World Health Products These are suppositories that con tain EDTA, a chelating agent that has been clinically proven to remove a broad range of toxic meta ls from the body. Adult and pediatric dosages availabl e. Sold online or from a doc tors office and more info rmation at detoxamin.com Beta Glucan An extract from the amazing medicinal Maitake mushrooms, beta glucan has long been prized for its ability to protect and restore health after youv e taken radiation or chemo. Sold by many brand name s nationwide. American Ginseng Its a stress buster that co ntains ginsenosides and polysaccharide glycans. A study published in May 2010 suggests ginseng ha s radioprotective effects on human lymphocytes. It scavenges free radicals (toxins). Sold nationwide at health food stores by various companies. NAC This nutrien t is N-acetylcysteine, and i n the body it forms glutathione inside the cell, where you want it! Glutathione is a master antioxidant. Get NAC sup plements or get this amin o acid from protein shakes like whey, rice or hemp. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. How to protect yourself after possible radiation exposure Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Special to the News-SunGAINESVILLE R ubbing or massaging is o ften an instinctive r esponse to pain. Now r esearchers have found t hat another kind of touch, v ibration, can also help r educe certain types of p ain by more than 40 perc ent. The researchers are e ncouraged by the p rospect that vibration t herapies could bring pillf ree pain relief to chronic s ufferers. The vibration truly r epresents an analgesic e ffect, said Roland S taud, M.D, a professor of r heumatology and clinical i mmunology in the U niversity of Florida C ollege of Medicine. This is exciting b ecause it is something t hat provides pain relief t hat is not associated with g reat cost. Naturally occurring m echanisms help to blunt t he severity of pain signals s ent to the brain, but e ffectiveness of those syst ems varies from person to p erson, and in some peop le they fail altogether. To study chronic pain, o ne therapy that r esearchers use, ironically, i s to subject individuals to p ain of a different kind. T he treatment is somew hat effective, but has its d ownside. The UF researchers d ecided to see how well a l ess painful kind of therap y might work. First, they applied paini nducing heat to the forea rms of participants, some o f whom had fibromyalg ia, some of whom had h ead and neck pain and s ome who were pain free. The researchers then u sed a special motor to d eliver a high-frequency v ibration to the skin and d eep tissues of the arm to s ee whether that would r elieve the pain caused by t he heat. It did. All three groups of p atients experienced 40 p ercent reduction in pain w hen the vibration was a pplied. This is the first time a n onpainful stimulus has b een found to have such a n effect in fibromyalgia p atients, Staud said. Vibration helps reduce chronic pain APMedical WriterCHICAGO Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who dont get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but its a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially in middle age. People who exercise regularly have a much smaller risk of having a heart attack immediately after sexual or physical activity, said lead author Dr. Issa Dahabreh of Tufts Medical Center in Boston. It would be really bad if someone thought our paper means people should not exercise, Dahabreh said. If anything, its the opposite. The analysis, appearing in Wednesdays Journal of the American Medical Association, combined results from 14 studies involving more than 6,000 patients. The studies involved only people whod had heart attacks or had died suddenly from a heart problem. The studies looked at what the people were doing during the hour or two before their heart attacks and compared that to the same peoples activity on normal days with no major heart problems. Study shows sex can be heart attack trigger for couch potatoes

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Page 8BNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sunthat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSunat 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. For information contact 840-0152. Pastor Larry Carmody. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site,www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Jared Hewitt, youth minister; and Joy Loomis, music director. Regular Sunday schedule: 8:30 a.m. Orchestra rehearsal; 9 a.m. Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Morning Worship; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; 4 p.m. Evening Service. Tuesday schedule: 8-10 a.m., basic computer class/Sonshine House; 7-9 p.m. conversational English and citizenship classes/Sonshine House. Regular Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m. Family Night Supper; 6 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer; 6 p.m. Adult Choir Practice; 6:30 p.m. childrens choir rehearsals; 7 p.m. childrens mission groups. Call 4536681 for details. Primera Mision Bautista, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park, Johnattan Soltero, Pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 10 a.m., Bible Study; 11 a.m., Worship Service. Wednesday schedule: 7 p.m., Bible study. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Email: www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and womens prayer breakfast is at 8 a.m. every Wednesday, both at the Family Restaurant. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 East Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; Rev. Joe Delph, minister of youth and activities. Contemporary Service, 8:30 a.m.; Group Bible Studies, 9:45 a.m.; Traditional Worship, 11 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor; Aaron Snider, Youth Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 5:30 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. Anursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Office phone, 385-0752. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695. CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English; 6 p.m., Life Teen Mass. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049. www.stcathe. com. Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F. Masses Saturday Vigil, 3:30 and 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Spanish Mass, noon; Sunday Family Mass, 5 p.m. (Holy Family Youth Center). Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Confession: every Friday 5-7 p.m., every Saturday 9-11 a.m. and 2:30-3:15 p.m., first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment. Enroll your students today for Catholic School grades Pre-K3 through 5th grade. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church.Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Ray Culpepper, Family Life Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S Pine St., Sebring, FL33870 Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m .; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:3 0 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Chris t, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, F L 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts Sunday Worship Services, 10:3 0 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilitie s are available at every service. Bibl e Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. an d Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centere d classes for all ages. Church phone : 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church o f Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkwa y, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. W e would like to extend an invitatio n for you and your family to visit wit h us here at Sebring Parkway. Ou r hours of service are: Sunday Bibl e Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worshi p Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evenin g Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesda y Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazaren e of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118 ., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W Main St. Randall Rupert, Pasto r. Sunday: Sunday school begins a t 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning wo rship at 10:45 a.m.; and evenin g service at 6 p.m. Wednesda y evening service is at 7 p.m. wit h special services for children an d adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) an d Ladies ministries. If you need an y more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlak e Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852 Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Mornin g worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children an d youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christia n Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17 A North (truck route), AvonPark Presenting Jesus Christ as th e answer for time and eternit y. Sunday morning worship service 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided Junior Church activities at sam e time for K-6 grade. Sunday Schoo l Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m (Transportation available.) Sunda y evening praise and worship serv ice, 6 p.m. Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m. Children an d youth activities at 7 p.m Wednesday. Everyone is welcome please come worship with us. Do n Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phon e 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION A tonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING The Third Sunday i n Lent worship service will be led b y the Rev. Jefferson Cox with H oly Eucharist. Midweek Lenten Service, March 1 6 through April 13: Start with s oup, sandwich and pie supper at 5 :30 p.m. Service of The Word at 6 :15 p.m., led by Lois Hess, Ed G raff and Ron Fitzpatrick. Jim H elwig will be the organist. The L itanys will be titled Affirming T he Ash Heap, a series comparing J esus and Job. Why do bad things h appen to good people? Bible study and discussion T hursdays at 10 a.m. led by Sharon P almer. Program on Identity Theft will b e presented on April 2 at 11 a.m., b y Michael Noel in the fellowship h all. Luncheon will follow the p resentation. The program is open t o members as well as the general p ublic. A von Park Church of ChristAVON PARK The No. 1 S upport System (Ephesians 4:151 6) will be the message presented b y Larry Roberts, minister. The Sunday evening service will b e a Bible study from the book of P salms. Avon Park Church of Christ is at 2 00 S. Forest Ave. Call 453-4692.Christ Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK The Third Sunday in Lent Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Because God, Said So! Wednesday Midweek Lenten Devotions begin at 6 p.m. with a soup and sandwich supper. The Rev. Ben Schroeder will preach on The Miraculous Raising Saints from Death. For more information, call 471-2663 or search the Internet for christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church SEBRING Associate Minister Casey L. Downing will bring the message titled Possessed By Vision: Part 2 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews. Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Asend-off concert for Grace Harmony, just one of the wonderful travelling music ministries, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. This will mark the beginning of their 2011 Journey for Jesus and will feature music from their new CD Walking in His Way. After the concert, members will enjoy refreshments and fellowship in the Agape Center.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, The Lord Among Us, with Scripture from Exodus 17:1-7. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.First Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID Pastor Darryl George will preach the sermon titled Trading My (Cup) Sorrows! with regards to Luke 22:1-6. There will be no Sunday evening service. The Hands of Christ Food Ministry will distribute food to the needy at 5 p.m. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper Avenues in Placid Lakes. For more information, call 465-5126 from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday or e-mail the church at placidlakes@hotmail.com.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.AVON PARK On Sunday, the pastors sermon is titled Gods Power based on Psalm 139:13-18. Maxine Johnson, adult teacher, continues the study of David in II Samuel chapter 11, which tells the story of David and Bathsheba. Wendy Garcia teaches the youth class and discusses issues of today and how the Bible instructs us. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call 453-3242.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave., Sebring Hills Clubhouse. Tuesday at 7 p.m. is The Future Revealed Whats on the Revelation time line? The Unhol y Three. Class provided for children. Call (863) 447-3431. Sunday at 10:30 a.m. will be th e annual celebration, AGrace Encounter: Guest speaker will be Roger Meadows. Live ustream now available at www.ustream.tv then enter gracepointe in the search box.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be End Times with Scripture from Matthew 24:32-44. Communion i s offered during the service weekly Service will also include Gayle Brockett and Walle Woodworth singing In an Upper Room, Flossi Moore singing Going Home Forever; and the Heartlan d Singers will sing Beyond the Cross. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behin d Publix); phone number 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID The general theme for Sundays Worship services is He Chose the Nails. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 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. Continued on page 9B Church News

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www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the R edeemer.Service time is 9:30 w ith Holy Communion. Coffee hour f ollowing services. Newcomers w elcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail r edeemer1895@aol.com Web site: r edeemeravon.com. The church is a t 839 Howes Way, Avon Park ( two miles north of Sun N Lake B oulevard, across from Wells D odge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy E ucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy E ucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek s ervice on Wednesday at 6 p.m. S unday School for all ages at 9 a .m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. u ntil 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. s ervice ends. Wednesday: Adult B ible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are a lways welcome. The Rev. Jim K urtz, rector. Church office 3857 649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal C hurch, 43 Lake June Road, Lake P lacid, FL33852. Phone: 4650 051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Myers, R ector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 1 0:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday e vening: Holy Communion with H ealing Service, 6:15 p.m. Child c are available at the 8 a.m. and 1 0:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come s ee what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 T hunderbird Road, (863) 8350 869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior p astor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 1 0:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday s ervices at 7 p.m. We offer Kid C ity Childrens Ministry throughout a ll services, and there are variosu o ther classes for teens, married c ouples, prime-timers, and Bible s tudies in Spanish. Kid City Day C are, Preschool and After-School M onday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For r egistration call: 385-3111). Check u s out on the Web atwww.sebringg race.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration M inistries, (non-denominational) 2 200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 3 3825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533 771. Sunday service: Sunday S chool, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a .m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. p rayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W .H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church ( ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview D rive., Sebring. David Thoresen, D eacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, t hird and fifth Sunday each month, a nd Rev. Jefferson Cox on the seco nd and fourth Sunday of each m onth. Jim Helwig, organist/choir d irector. Worship service at 9:30 a .m.; Holy Eucharist is every S unday. Coffee hour on the first a nd third Sunday of each month. C ouncil meeting on the first M onday of month; Ladies Group W ELCAmeets at noon second M onday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable G arden Club meets as needed. L abyrinth Prayer Garden open s even days a week to congretation a nd community. Like to sing? C ome join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or seechristlutheranavonpark.org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Gary Kindle, Pastor; Lea Ann Curry, Parish Nurse. Worship services: 8 a.m. Sunday; Sunday school for children and adult Bible classes is 9:15 a.m.; and Praise worship service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Communion is served the first and third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday worship service is broadcast on WITS 1340 AM at 8 a.m. each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Family of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 9 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 11 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3851163. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Early Sunday service, 8 a.., Sunday school at 9:10 a.m. and the second service at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; and Noel Johnson, youth and family life. Worship schedule for December through Easter: Worship service 8 and 11 a.m.; Communion services, first and third Sundays; (Childrens Church, 11 a.m. only); and Education Hour, 9:30 a.m. Worship schedule for summer through fall: Worship service, 9 a.m.; Communion services, first and third Sundays; Education Hour 10:30 a.m. Additional services: Lent and Advent season, 6 p.m.; Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, 7 and 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve, 7 p.m.; Christmas Day, 10 a.m.; Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Fellowship activities: Youth Group, Senior Citizens, Younger Side Adults, Ladies Missionary League, Ladies Guild, Small group studies as scheduled. Music: Choir and hand chimes. Trinity Tots Preschool (3-5 years old): 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. License: C14H10020: Susan Norris, director. Visit us online at: www.vchurches.com/trinitylutheranlp. NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Children, ages 4 years to fifth grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening worship, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3140482, lindadowning@live.com.Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www.christiantrainingministries.net Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry.www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 7:45 a.m. (informal), 9:15 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (contemporary) in the main sanctuary. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer Wednesday and Saturday services at 6;15 a.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. All teachings are taken from the Manufacturers Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com. Web site:www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Worship services: Sunday morning worship, informal, 8 a.m.; regular, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Youth Group and Kids Quest, 5:307 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Rev. W. Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office hours: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, adult and college age, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Youth Group (ages 1118), 4-7 p.m. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery available for Sunday worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Gail Sparks, director of youth ministry. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com,118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 8:15 and 9:30 a.m.; and contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. in Friendship Hall. Avariety of Sunday school classes for adults and children are at 9:45 and 11 a.m. in the educational building. Call the church office for more information about the classes offered. Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers; while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail,springlakepc@embarqmail.com,Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com,Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL3387 0. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pasto r. Traditional Worship Service at 8:1 0 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuar y, Contemporary Worship in the FL C at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:3 0 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist You th Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sunday s with Rick Heilig, youth directo r. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worsh ip service is broadcast over WIT S 1340 on AM dial. There is a nurse ry available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avo n Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R James Weiss, Pastor, Sunda y School 9 a.m., Worship 10:3 0 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Praye r Shawl Ministry on the second an d fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m for women who love God and cro cheting. Visit us at our church We b site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overloo king Lake Clay) Lake Placid, F L, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pasto r. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastor al assistant. Sunday schedul e: Heritage Worship Service, 8:3 0 a.m. (October-May only); Scho ol School for all ages, 9:30 a.m .; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worsh ip service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nur sery care provided every Sunda y morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m (October-May only). We offe r Christ-centered Sunday scho ol classes, youth programs, Bib le studies, book studies and Christia n fellowship. We are a congregatio n that want to know Christ and mak e Him known. Call the church offic e at 465-2422 or check out ou r church Web site at www.memo rialumc.com. St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driv e, Sebring, FL33872. The Re v. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pasto r. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunda y Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for a ll services. Phone 382-173 6. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lan e, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyd e Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship ser vice starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Stud y meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesda y. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. o n Thursday. Church office phon e: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church o f Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, F L 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 2 7 and Hammock Road). Sunday wo rship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion wi th worship first Sunday of mont h; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. a ll other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For mor e information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@ea rth link.net or check theWeb si te sebringemmanuelucc.com. N o matter who you are or where yo u are on lifes journey, youre we lcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION C all 465-2422 for information.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday m orning Bible lesson, Worship I nspires Service, is taken from I T imothy 5. Pastor Jim Scaggs will b ring the message in the Sunday m orning and evening services.Resurrection Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK On the Third S unday of Lent, the sermon will b e based on the fourth chapter of J ohn. The Busy Bodies meet at 9 a.m. M onday in Burke Hall. The MidW eek Lenten Worship Services are o n Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 7 p .m. The 7 p.m. service is frag rance free. Choir practice is at 3 :30 p.m. Thursday.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING The Rev. Ronald De Genaros sermon on Sunday will be Song of Praise taken from Psalm 95. Wednesday Lenten Service at 12 p.m. with soup luncheon to follow.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This is the Third Sunday of Lent, Pastor Keith Simmons will preach on Be Just. The Scripture reading will be from Romans 4:1-5, 13-17. Sunday school will be led by the Rev. Wendell Bohrer and will meet in the Fidelis Room. They will be studying Worship Inspires Service. They will also be looking at the Scripture I Timothy 5:122. Childrens Sunday school, The KidsZone, is at 9 a.m. There is also a nursery available. Join The KidsZone on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., after the meal.Southside Baptist ChurchSEBRING Dr. Ian Hay will speak in the worship service Sunday. Ron Frazee will speak in the 6 p.m. worship service. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. For information, call 385-0752.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. The Rev. Clyde Weavers sermon will be Those Who Loved Others, the third in a series on the cross. Fellowship follows the service.The Way ChurchSEBRING Conquering the Promised Lane is the title of Pastor Reinhold Buxbaums message with Scripture from Joshua, chapters 5 and 6. The sequel to Perfect Stranger will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Tacky Night Spring Fling will be at 5 p.m. April 2. Cost is $5. Dress code Tacky!! Prizes will be given. The Way Church is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. The church phone is 471-6140; the pastors cell is 214-6190. For church information and the pastors messages go to www.thewaychurch.org. Continued from page 8B Snapshots Lutheran church to hold auction on SaturdayLAKE PLACID An auction will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday Items to be auctioned off include gift certificates from local businesses, drum set, kitchenware, art work with letters of authenticity, furniture, two cemetery plots at Oak Hill Cemetery and so much more. This auction will benefit a mission team from Trinity Lutheran and Memorial United Methodist churches, who will be traveling to Homer, Alaska, this summer to minister to the children and families there and the surrounding communities. For more information, call the church office at 465-5253. The church is at 25 Lakeview St.Garage sale at 1st Presbyterian in Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID First Presbyterian Church, located at 117 N. Oak Ave., will host a benevolence ministry garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Saturday in the Friendship Hall. Items for sale are childrens clothing, furniture, adult clothing computer printers and toys.First Christian marks 85th year SundaySEBRING First Christian Church of Sebring (Disciples of Christ) is celebrating its 85th anniversary at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. During AStep Back in Time, you will enjoy hearing and seeing the churchs history unfold through personal remembrance an d photographs. AFrench toast breakfast will b e served before the service and a potluck fellowship luncheon will follow after the service. All are welcome. Contact the church office at 385-0352.Clothing room give-away March 31SEBRING Sebring Parkway Church of Christ will be holding an all-day give-away from the clothing room from 9 a.m. to 5 Snapshots Continued on page 10B

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Imagine what our military w ould be like without it. It i nstructs, teaches, and prod uces self-control. There are d ifferent styles of discipline. N o two methods work the s ame for every child. Proverbs 23:13, 14 says, Withhold not correction f rom the child; for if thou b eatest him with the rod, he s hall not die. Thou shalt beat h im with the rod, and shalt d eliver his soul from hell. T he rod used in the Bible w as a shepherds tool used f or guiding the sheep back to t he fold or away from dang er. If a lamb or sheep began t o go astray, going around t he guiding rod, the shepherd w ould smack the legs of the a nimal, then use the crook, n ow used as a staff, to turn t he animal. To better understand the u se of a rod, I highly recomm end Phillip Kellers book, AShepherds Look at the 2 3rd Psalm. He used to be a s hepherd. I dont believe in spanki ng for every offense. The p unishment should fit the c rime. I dont even like the w ord punish. Punishment indicates r etaliation or anger out of c ontrol. Spanking should be c ontrolled. Your child should k now what offenses will get a spanking and what ones will be handled by time out or loss of other privileges. Reward good behavior. Encourage your children to apologize when they have done wrong. Let them know you love them but not their behavior. Give them a hug after the crying has stopped. Explain why they received the discipline and let them know their behavior or attitude was unacceptable. Then spend time playing with them. Never tell a child they are bad. If we hear something often enough we believe it and live it. Most children want to please their parents but if the only way they can get your attention is by misbehaving, thats what theyll do. My oldest granddaughter just turned 12. Sometimes she has a less than desirable attitude, even with her peers. Lately, rather than removing privileges or grounding, the discipline is something she really hates: getting sweaty and dirty by cleaning out the dog pens and disposing of horse of manure. Its working. Her attitude is getting sweeter. Aleta Kay can be reached at themarriagementor@yahoo.com Discipline of children: Part 2 p .m., on Thursday, March 3 1. This is open to anyone, e ven if you have already b een to the clothing room d uring the month of March. B ring a picture identification f or admission. The church also accepts d onation for good used c lothing and some household i tems from anyone in the c ommunity. If you have any q uestions, call 385-7443.Matthews Brothers in concertSEBRING The M atthews Brothers will be f eatured in the last concert o f the season at Maranatha Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2. Ron and Gary Matthews are one of the most gifted and dynamic duet teams in North America. They are duo vocalists, pianists, organists, and trumpeters. With this combination of superlative talent, these brothers bring to every concert a rare and uplifting musical spirit of worship. The Maranatha congregation extends a cordial welcome to friends from the community to share this concert. The church is in Maranatha Village off Arbuckle Creek Road, two miles east of State Road 17 N in Sebring. For more information, call 382-4301 or 382-8594. Continued from page 9B The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sunon any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes by e-mail to editor@newssun.com;or mail them to News-SunCommunity Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870.FRIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 314-0891. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. Shrimp also is available for same price. Open to the public. Tickets in the lounge on Friday night. Lounge hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 has karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. For details, call 4711448. Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club building. Better Breathers Club Support Group This American Lung Association affiliated group meets the last Friday of each month, at 12:00 pm in Conference Room 3 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, 4200 Sun n Lake Blvd. Contact Mike Napper, RRTat (863)402-3450 for more information. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-8118. Grand Prix Cloggers Beginner classes are at 9 a.m., EZ Intermediate classes are at 10 a.m., and Intermediate classes are at 11 a.m. every Friday at Reflection on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 911 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or e-mail him atsamdunn@samdunn.net. Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, October through March from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to the music of the areas Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Call 385-6671. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 per person. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 4652661. Lake Placid Hi-12 Club meets at noon on the fourth Friday at the Lake Placid Elks, except in June, July and August. All Masons and their ladies are welcome. For reservations or information, call 465-3038. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 711 p.m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves chicken or fish baskets from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts is played at 7 p.m. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 serving buffet dinner at 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests invited. Dance music in ballroom at 7 p.m. Dinner and dance is $10 donation. For reservations, call 385-8647 or 471-3557. Lounge is open from 3-10 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave. For details, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and message. Teamster Retirees meet at the Teamsters Local 444 Union Hall at 211 Potontoc St., Auburndale at 11 a.m. on the last Friday of the month (except June, July and August). For details, call Paul Thomas at 471-9684. U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club serves a steak dinner on the fourth Friday of every month for $7 at VFW Post 9853, State Road 64 West and North Oliva Drive. For information call Hocky at (954) 592-4847 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 serves steak by the ounce from 5:30-7 p.m. every fourth Friday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Texas Hold em lessons, 2 p.m. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves pizza from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902.SATURDAY American Legion Post 25 serves sirloin burgers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Jam session is from 24 p.m. The lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Members and guests invited. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 69 in AvonPark serves dinner at 5 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Public Library has a free Adult Film Series at noon. For details, call 4523803. Citrus Ridge Decorative Artists is a chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters. The chapter meets the fourth Saturday of the month at Waters Edge of Lake Wales, 10 Grove Ave. West in Lake Wales. Doors open at 9 a.m. and meeting begins at 10 a.m. Bring a bagged lunch with painting to follow. Guests are welcome to come and join the fun, meet the members and fellowship with the chapter. Call Vickie Alley, Frotproof area at (863) 632-1472, or Judy Nicewicz, Highlands County area at 273-1339.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides free assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 118 W. College Drive, AvonPark. For details or to volunteer, call Mary McClelland, coordinator, 4520006. Highlands County Democratic Womens Club typically meets the fourth Saturday of each month unless there is a DWC event planned. Call 214-4680 to confirm the next meeting date. Meetings are from 911:30 a.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway (beside Ruby Tuesdays). The morning includes a continental breakfast, a speaker, a political action discussion and the regular business meeting. Likeminded guests are welcome. Highlands County Housing Authority meets 7 p.m., 3909 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) has a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., country store open from 8 a.m. to noon and pancake breakfast served from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome. No setup fee is charged for the summer months. Plenty of off road parking. For details, call 3822208. Highlands Woodcarvers meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 825 Sunbird Terr. (Community Center off Thunderbird Road). Call Bob Seybolt at 471-6077. Lake Placid Art League has a class in Pastels/Acrylics taught by Llewellyn Rinald from from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 opens the lounge at 1 p.m. Card games are played at 1 p.m., and Bar Bingo is at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oak Street, Lake Placid. For more details, call 382-1821. Sebring Eagles Club 424 0 serves dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Music is from 7-10 p.m. For details, call 6554007. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 3800 serves breakfast from 8-11 a.m. and horse raicing at 5:30 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 6995444. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 4300 serves a meal for $6 from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. SUNDAY American Legion Post 2 5 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 1-9 p.m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 7 4 open 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4 6 p.m. Members and guests only. Post is at 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Inerstate chapter of A.B.A.T.E. meets the last Sunday of every month at The Blue Crab, 825 Ridgewood Dr., Sebring at 1 1 a.m. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 lounge is open from 17 p.m. Card games start at 1:3 0 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has karaoke in the pavilion. Horseshoes played at 9:30 a.m. Food available at 4 p.m Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Cards start at 4 p.m. Music outside Tiki Hut at 3 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, meets from 4-5 p.m. in second floor conference roomNo. 3 at Florida Hospit al Heartland Medical Center, 4200 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 382 7731. No dues, fees or weig hins. For details on the organ ization, go to www.oa.org. Sebring Eagles Club 424 0 serves lunch at 2 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 offers NASCAR racing in the pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar open and kitchen open from 2-5 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-3920. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 3880 serves hamburgers from 4-5:30 p.m. and plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 4300 Karaoke is from 5 8 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Fo r details, call 385-8902. COMMUNITYCALENDAR The Marriage Mentor Aleta Kay Courtesy photo T he Matthews Brothers will be in concert April 2 at Maranatha Baptist Church. Snapshots LIVING BRINGS IT IN. WE TAKE IT OUT.Call for Our Weekly Specials.AVON PARK 452-5800 SEBRING 382-3363 LAKE PLACID 465-1530

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Associated PressNEWYORK Aflac is o pening the field to people w ho want to take a quack at d oing the new voice of the i nsurers ever-abrasive duck m ascot. Aflac Inc. began accepting s ubmissions on Wednesday i n the search for someone to r eplace Gilbert Gottfried, w ho was ousted last week a fter voicing the duck for m ore than 10 years because h e made insensitive remarks o n Twitter about the earthq uake and tsunami in Japan. Rather than hire another c elebrity voice right away, A flac decided solicit submiss ions from the general public, s aid Chief Marketing Officer M ichael Zuna. Theres a lot of undiscove red talent in the U.S., Zuna s aid, citing shows like American Idol. Were calling it Americas best job. Anyone interested will be able to submit a 30-second audio or video file belting their best version of the Aflac ducks signature Aflac squawk at www.quackaflac.com. The company wants to hear interpretations of the character that may be different from Gottfrieds, Zuna said. A2006 ad featuring the Aflac duck in a silent movie without Gottfrieds voice or any dialogue at all was re-edited to promote the talent search and will begin airing Wednesday. It points users to contest details on the Aflac Ducks Facebook page. Aflac is also posting a job description on Monster.com that includes the following job responsibility: Translates complex messages into a single word that tells people, Aflac is the insurance company that they can count on in their time of need. The submission deadline is midnight on April Fools Day. Aflac plans live auditions in six markets including New York and Los Angeles. It expects to air the first ad with the new voice, to be created by its longtime agency, The Kaplan Thaler Group, on April 22. Although Aflac is throwing the field open, Zuna said the company isnt ruling out using a celebrity. Were considering anyone and everyone, he said. Were looking for the best voice. Gottfried voiced the Aflac duck for 11 years. About 75 percent of Aflacs revenue comes from Japan, where the supplemental insurers ads feature a less abrasive voice performed by a different actor. Aflac said last week that Gottfrieds jokes did not represent the feelings of the company. It previously donated 100 million yen ($1.2 million) to the International Red Cross for disaster assistance. By CHRISTYLEMIRE APMovie CriticAfter making just two m ovies The Station A gent and The Visitor w riter-director Tom M cCarthy already had establ ished himself as a filmmake r with a real knack for crea ting beautifully fleshed-out c haracters, full of humor and b elievable flaws. He continues to impress w ith Win Win, and once a gain amasses an excellent c ast; a longtime supporting p layer himself, McCarthy a lways brings out the best in h is character actors. Paul Giamatti stars as M ike Flaherty, a small-town N ew Jersey attorney who a grees to take on the g uardianship of an elderly c lient (Burt Young) whos s tarting to suffer from d ementia. Mike thinks hes g ot a good little deal going: I nstead of caring for the old m an on a daily basis, he s ticks him in a nursing home a nd pockets the $1508 s tipend every month. Its a w in-win, he figures. His w ife, Jackie (Amy Ryan), a nd two young daughters c ould use the money, and the c lient gets better care this w ay. Its not that much cash, s o its not like hes really s tealing. What Mike doesnt count o n is the arrival of Kyle ( Alex Shaffer in his film d ebut), the clients wayward g randson. Hes got plenty of c igarettes, hair product and a ttitude, but hes got n owhere else to go, so Mike a nd Jackie agree to take him i n. Mike just happens to be a p art-time high school w restling coach, and Kyle j ust happens to be a partt ime high school wrestler a nd once he opens up, he t urns out to be a nice guy to b oot. Whaddya know? A nother win-win. But you can imagine the unraveling happening before it even starts. Theres no way these convenient arrangements can last long. And thats before Kyles mother (Melanie Lynskey) shows up, fresh out of rehab, with some plans of her own and a lawyer in tow (the ever reliable Margo Martindale). Still, McCarthy never judges Mike, but rather allows him to enjoy one small victory after another, and make one mistake after another. Mikes best friend and assistant coach, Terry (Bobby Cannavale, who also starred in The Station Agent), cant bring himself to disapprove, because the kids a stud athlete and winning feels so good. No matter that Kyles a bit of a cipher; thats actually the point, that these middle-aged men can project all their hopes and dreams onto him and live vicariously through him. (The always-great Jeffrey Tambor co-stars as Mikes office mate and fellow coach, and while he, Giamatti and Cannavale bounce off each other perfectly in their passiveaggressive game of oneupmanship, he doesnt get nearly enough screen time; Tambor actually disappears about halfway through without much explanation.) Win Win teeters on the brink of sports-movie feelgoodery complete with a training montage but McCarthys too clever, and too attuned to realism, to rely on formula. Instead, hes more interested in exploring the choices people make, and the way they justify their actions. Giamatti, as always, conveys every facet of his characters complexity, with those bug eyes, hunched carriage and constant sense of exasperation. His sad-sack demeanor alone makes you want to root for him to succeed, even though you know he cant and shouldnt. McCarthy doesnt place him in deadly serious situations, only mildly and temporarily difficult ones, but still manages to wring those for warm laughs. Theres no great narrative momentum to Win Win, and thats fine, because its such an enjoyable little slice of life. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 25, 2011Page 11B THE LINCOLN LAWYERR(Matt Damon,Emily Blunt)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU PG13(Matt Damon,Emily Blunt)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30RANGO PG(Animated Voices by Johnny Depp,Abigail Breslin)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30HALL PASSR(Owen Wilson)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15GNOMEO & JULIET 2DG(Animated)2:15 4:15 7:15 9:15THE KINGS SPEECHR(Geoffrey Rush,Colin Firth)2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30 The NewFAIRMOUNTCINEMA63750 US 27 N. Sebring NOW SHOWINGFriday 03/11 Thursday 03/17 Suick CinemasInformation 385-9980 Office 385-9908New Dolby Digital SoundAll Seats $6.00for Matinee COMING SOON We will be featuring:Mar 25 SUCKER PUNCH DIARY OF A WIMPY KID 2 Fox Searchlight Pictures Paul Giamatti stars as Mike Flaherty and Alex Shaffer stars as Kyle Timmons in Win Win. DIVERSIONS Win Win offers a beautifully warm slice of real life Movie Review Win Win Rating: R (language) Running time: 106 minutes Review: (of 4) DearAbby: Please reprint the list of signs of an abuser. I lost the list I had, but I think my husband is one. He calls me names like stupid and slut. He tells me what clothes to wear, and if I refuse he threatens to cut them up. When we argue, he threatens to call 911 and have me locked up. He says everything that goes wrong is my fault. We have been married 31 years. The stress is ruining my health. I have no money and no job. He stands in front of the door to keep me from leaving or going anywhere. Should I call a hotline or try to find a womens shelter? End of My Rope Dear End: While you havent been battered, your husbands treatment qualifies as emotional abuse. The National Domestic Violence Hotline toll-free number is (800) 799-7233. Do not try to leave without calling it first. The signs of an abuser are: (1) Pushes for Quick Involvement: Comes on strong, claiming, Ive never felt loved like this by anyone. An abuser pressures the new partner for an exclusive commitment almost immediately. (2) Jealousy: Excessively possessive; calls constantly or visits unexpectedly; prevents you from going to work because you might meet someone; checks the mileage on your car. (3) Controlling: Interrogates you intensely (especially if youre late) about whom you talked to and where you were; keeps all the money; insists you ask permission to go anywhere or do anything. (4) Unrealistic Expectations: Expects you to be the perfect woman and meet his every need. (5) Isolation: Tries to cut you off from family and friends; accuses people who are your supporters of causing trouble; the abuser may deprive you of a phone or car or try to prevent you from holding a job. (6) Blames Others for Problems and Mistakes: Its always someone elses fault if any thing goes wrong (7) Makes Everyone Else Responsible for His or Her Feelings: The abuser says, You make me angry instead o f, I am angry or says, Youre hurting me by no t doing what I tell you. (8) Hypersensitivity: Is easily insulted, claiming hurt feelings when he or she is really mad. Rants about the injustice of things that are just part of life. (9) Cruelty to Animals and to Children: Kills or punishes animals brutally. Also, may expect children to do things that are far beyond their ability (whip s a 3-year-old for wetting a diaper) or may tease them until they cry. Sixty-five percent of abusers who beat their partner will also abuse children. (10) Playful Use of Force During Sex: Enjoys throwing you down or holding you down against your will during sex; find s the idea of rape exciting. (11) Veerbal Abuse: Constantly criticizes you, or says blatantly cruel things; degrades, curses, calls you ugly names. Thi s may also involve sleep deprivation, waking you u p with relentless verbal abuse. (12) Rigid Gender Role s: Expects you to serve, obe y and remain at home. (13) Sudden Mood Swings: Switches from sweet to violent in a matte r of minutes. (14) Past Battering: Admits to hitting a mate i n the past, but says they made him (or her) do it. (15) Threats of Violenc e: Says things like, Ill brea k your neck or Ill kill you, and then dismisses them with, Everybody talks that way or I didn t really mean it. 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. These signs of abuse are your signal to leave Dear Abby Aflac seeks new voice for its spokes-duck The Associated PressThe Jersey Sting: ATrue S tory of Corrupt Pols, Money L aundering Rabbis, Black M arket Kidneys, and the I nformant Who Brought it All D own (St. Martins Press), b y Ted Sherman and Josh M argolin: It was like a small m ilitary undertaking when the F BI deployed over 300 agents i n eastern New Jersey and the N ew York borough of B rooklyn early one July m orning in 2009. They captured 44 people, i ncluding five rabbis. Most w ere accused of political b ribery, money laundering a nd tax evasion. One rabbi w as charged with trafficking i n human kidneys. The story of The Jersey Sting is meticulously, seriously and humorously told by Ted Sherman and Josh Margolin, two reporters at The Star-Ledger in Newark, N.J. (Margolin now works for the New York Post.) The book won honors from the American Society of Newspaper Editors and made the finals for a Pulitzer Prize. The tale is complex. It centers on the career of Solomon Dwek, the son of a rabbi. He combined the roles of an unlicensed real estate broker, school executive, money launderer, political operator with a specialty in bribes, and an FBI informant wearing a concealed camera and voice recorder. Dweks work for the FBI was authorized by U.S. Attorney Chris Christie, now governor of New Jersey and a not-too-dark horse for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presidential race. Christie was also the first to announce Dweks arrest following a plea agreement. Dwek pleaded guilty of trying to defraud a bank by cashing two phony checks $25 million each. It was an attempt to shore up a Ponzi scheme in connection with his real estate business. He faces nine to 11 years in prison. The Jersey Sting tells of FBI raid Book Review

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lizabeth Taylor lived her roles and acted her life. The Holly-wood goddess w as one of two Elizabeths who ruled the 2 0th century. She who bears the monog ram ER is merely the queen of England; t he other Elizabeth, who bore the initials E T, was queen of everything else. The L ondon-born actress, who was named a D ame of the British Empire in May 2000, w as the star of screen and scandal sheet w ho remade herself into the supreme S amaritan before her death on W ednesday in Los Angeles at age 79. Taylor, whose long history of health p roblems accelerated as she aged, e njoyed a six-decade career in H ollywood. Over the years, the number o f headlines devoted to her maladies n ot to mention her men and her movies made Taylor perhaps the most celeb rated of 20th-century celebrities. Blessed with sable hair, alabaster s kin, a ruby pout and sapphire eyes that f lashed violet, she was a human inventor y of precious materials. The fabled coll ector of animals and minerals liked her d ogs small, her men larger than life and h er diamonds at least 30 carats. While Taylors acquisitiveness was a n ational joke, her tireless philanthropy on b ehalf of AIDS research set a national stand ard. Likewise her acting. She has a breadth and scope beyond w hat she has ever been credited with, s aid Richard Brooks, her director in The L ast Time I Saw Paris and Cat on a H ot Tin Roof. Sadly, Elizabeth Taylor Hilton W ilding Todd Fisher Burton Burton W arner Fortensky the first celebrity to l ive her life almost entirely in the public e ye was better known for her many m arriages and medical miseries than for h er acting or philanthropic gifts. Those under 40 who recognize Taylor a s a peddler of perfume are too young to r emember that she was a working actress a nd national icon from the time she was a p reteen, one of the handful of child stars to m ake the graceful transition to adult roles. A nd even those old enough to know better a re more likely to remember Taylor for her b ronchitis, bijoux, beauty and brio than for h er more than 60 movies and telefilms, n ine grandchildren, four children, two O scars and countless humanitarian awards. What made Taylor the ultimate c elebrity, though, was the uncanny way i n which her private life played out in h er movies. And vice versa. When other girls were reading r omantic stories and imagining thems elves as the heroine, observed Taylors m other, Sara Sothern, Elizabeth was livi ng her dream world, by acting the role of t he heroine. And using the scripts as i nspiration for her personal scenarios. When she was 12, the horse-loving E lizabeth captured hearts as the horse-lovi ng equestrian in National Velvet. At 17, she played the blindingly lovely A ngela Vickers in APlace in the Sun, her f irst memorable mature role. In the film a bout star-crossed lovers, her character b ecomes besotted with M ontgomery Clifts G eorge Eastman, but l oses him. In life, she b ecame intensely i nvolved with Clift, who w as gay, and enjoyed a f riendship that would e ndure longer than any o f her marriages. At 18, no sooner did s he announce her e ngagement to hotel s cion Nicky Hilton than s he was seen on screen a s the daughter in Father of the Bride. T he wedding dress she w ore to her nuptials w as virtually identical t o the gown she wore in t he movie. The voluptuous beauty, disillusioned b y her abusive and neglectful husband, divorced him within a year. And soon she would play a disillusioned wife in The Last Time I Saw Paris. Taylors second marriage, to British actor Michael Wilding, produced two sons, Michael Jr. and Christopher. Soon after the birth of her second child, she essayed the role of matron in George Stevensmultigenerational saga Giant and commenced another intense friendship with her co-star Rock Hudson. On screen, as in life, Taylor was the outspoken wife of a reserved husband. She played a variation on that theme in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, but by that time she had divorced Wilding to marry the flamboyant entrepreneur Mike Todd. Todd died in a plane crash 14 months after their storybook marriage in Mexico, leaving his widow a baby girl named Liza. Taylor plunged into Suddenly, Last Summer as the voluptuary whose beloved cousin dies tragically and triggers her mental breakdown. It remains the actresss most haunting performance. Her off-screen performance of the period was equally memorable. After Todds death, Taylor became involved with singer Eddie Fisher, then married to actress Debbie Reynolds. The scandal rocked a nation when divorce was rare and open cohabitation even rarer. Fisher left his wife to live with Taylor. She and Fisher soon wed and costarred in the potboiler Butterfield 8. She claimed that the Oscar won for that film was for the near-fatal pneumonia and tracheotomy she had in real life rather than for her performance. In 1961, she and Fisher adopted a baby girl, Maria. No sooner, it seemed, had the tabloids branded Taylor a homewrecker than she played the title role in Cleopatra, in which her character lures Caesar (Rex Harrison) and then Antony (Richard Burton) from their marital beds. For playing the role, Taylor became the first screen actor to be paid $1 million. As the filming of the $40 million movie progressed, Taylor and co-star Burton embarked on the affair that launched a billion lips. They divorced their respective spouses, married and relentlessly indulged their appetites for drink and diamonds. Then they proceeded to play larger-than-life, bickering spouses in a series of films, such as Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (for which Taylor won her second Oscar) and The Taming of the Shrew (1967). Although playing Shakespeare helped Taylor legitimize her screen relationship with the greatest actor of his generation, the Burtons careers fell into precipitous decline. Prophetically, the tabloidsbattling Burtons made a twopart television drama in 1973 called Divorce His Divorce Hers. The Burtons divorced the following year, only to remarry the year after that. Taylor and the Welsh thespian divorced again in 1976, and later parodied their pyrotechnics on Broadway in a 1983 production of the comedy Private Lives. Soon after her sequel divorce from Burton, Taylor wed future U.S. Sen. John Warner, R-Va., whose farmland in Virginia horse country appealed to the brunette. She was the worlds most glamorou s grandmother in 1971. And by 1982, the year her six-year marriage to Warner ended and she reached 50, she was pos sibly the worlds most debauched divorcee. Although Taylors weight ballooned making her the target of comic barbs, s he reinvented herself once again. Concerned about Taylors self-destru ctive abuse of bourbon and barbiturates, lifelong friend Roddy McDowall and he r children staged an intervention. On Dec. 5, 1983, Taylor entered the Betty Ford Center. There she began to lift the veils of illusion that had swathed her life. The role of an ordinary, needy patient among ordinary needy people was one she never could hav e foreseen, said Donald Spoto, the best of her biographers. In fact, it was not a role at all. During her time in detox, Taylor con fronted the fact that she never sought he r career, that it had been chosen by her mother, Sara, a onetime actress who wa s sidetracked by parenthood. Though an acting career was a gift that she did not want, it was a gift, Taylor acknowledged Ive been lucky all my life, she told reporters in 1992. Everything was handed to me. Looks, fame, wealth, honors, love. Perhaps this recognition motivated her to give back. Sometime between her Betty Ford sojourn and the AIDS-related death of her longtime friend Hudson in 1985, Taylor found her inner resources, and a mission. She became the first American celebrity to speak out on behalf of AIDS research and compassion, hosting countless benefit dinners, testifying before con gressional committees, and selling some of her fabled jewel collection to benefit the cause. Meanwhile, with no leading roles or permanent leading man Taylor partied hearty on the international soiree circuit. She was engaged briefly to Mexican lawyer Victor Gonzalez Luna, then to New York businessman Dennis Stein. Defending her numerous engagements, Taylor explained that she was an old-fash ioned girl who had carnal relations only with husbands and fiances. In 1988 she took a world tour to promote her memoirs, Elizabeth Takes Off, only to crash-land into her old booze and barbiturate dependencies. She revisited Betty Ford, where she met construction worker Larry Fortensky, 37. They wed in 1991 at Michael Jacksons Neverland Ranch. Almost four years after the ceremon y, the Fortensky-Taylor marriage ended in divorce. On the eve of her 65th birthday Taylor was named godmother to Prince Michael Jackson Jr. The woman whom husband Wilding described as allergic to good health an d who, by one count, had 77 hospitalizations between 1947 and 1996, was sche duled for surgery to remove a benign bra in tumor days later. Though she pulled through the 1997 surgery without incident, Taylor appeared less surefooted. In 2003 Taylor announced she would retire from acting. The year before she was treated for basal cell ca rcinoma skin cancer, an d her health problems continued in 2004 whe n Taylor was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Since then, Taylor has been in and out of the hospital for various often undisclosed, reasons. In all of her career s, it can be said that Taylor grew over the years. Not merely in years or in pounds but in real emotional depth. Asked once what she would like inscribed on her tombstone, Taylor pith ily replied, She lived. And how. LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Friday, March 25, 2011 Theres One Born Every Minute (1942) Lassie Come Home (1943) Jane Eyre (1944) The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) National Velvet (1944) Courage of Lassie (1946) Cynthia (1947) Life With Father (1947) ADate With Judy (1948) Julia Misbehaves (1948) Little Women (1949) The Big Hangover (1950) Father of the Bride (1950)Quo Vadis? (1951)Fathers Little Dividend (1951) APlace in the Sun (1951) Callaway Went Thataway (1951; cameo) Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)Ivanhoe (1952) The Girl Who Had Everything (1953) Rhapsody (1954) Elephant Walk (1954) Beau Brummel (1954) The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) Giant (1956) Raintree Country (1957) Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (1958)Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)Butterfield 8 (1960) Cleopatra (1963) The V.I.P.S (1963) The Sandpiper (1965) Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)The Taming of the Shrew (1967)Doctor Faustus (1967) Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) The Comedians (1967) Boom! (1968) Secret Ceremony (1968) The Only Game in Town (1970) Under Milk Wood (1972) X, YAnd Zee (1972) Hammersmith Is Out (1972) Divorce His Divorce Hers (1973; TV) Ash Wednesday (1973) The Drivers Seat (1973) Night Watch (1973) Thats Entertainment! (1974) The Blue Bird (1976) Victory at Entebbe (1976; TV) ALittle Night Music (1978) Winter Kills (1979) The Mirror Crackd (1980 ) Between Friends (1983; TV ) George Stevens: AFilmmakers Journey (1984)Malice in Wonderland (1985; TV)There Must Be a Pony (1986; TV) Poker Alice (1987; TV) Sweet Bird of Youth (1989; TV): The Flintstones (1994) These Old Broads (2001; TV) God, the Devil and Bob (2003; TV; voice)Filmography 20TH CENTURYFOXA film spectacle that changed Hollywood forever, Cleopatra starred Taylor with her future husband Richard Burton as Marc Anthony. Elizabeth Taylors movies, men and maladies captivated fans CHUCK KENNEDY/MCTIn 2001, Bill Clinton presented Taylor with a Presidential Citizens Medal for her work with the American Foundation for AIDS Research. BYCARRIERICKEYThe Philadelphia Inquirer The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure theyre going to have some pretty annoying virtues. Elizabeth Taylor